IN THE SCHOOL OF OCEAN AND EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA

Faculty: Eric Hellebrand

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Research Fields

  • Petrology of the upper oceanic mantle and lower crust

Reseach Topics

  • Partial melting and melt migration under mid-ocean ridges inferred from major and trace element mineral compositions of oceanic mantle rocks; cooling and uplift rate of the upper mantle and lower crust exposed along slow spreading mid-ocean ridges; tracking subduction-related fluids in arc and ridge peridotites; formation of the lower oceanic crust by reactive melt stagnation in peridotite.

Research Themes

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Graduate
  • GG621 (Electron Microprobe Analysis)

Laboratories