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John M. Sinton

John M. Sinton
Emeritus Professor
Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology Division

Research Fields
  • Volcanic rocks as a tool for investigating magmatic processes.

Research Topics
  • Digital Map of the Geology of Hawaiʻi: Mapping and petrological investigations.
  • Fine-scale magmatic processes along the East Pacific Rise.
  • Morphology and magmatic processes of the Galápagos Spreading Center.
  • Geology and volcanic history of the Western Volcanic zone, Iceland.
  • Geochemistry of Polynesian tool sources

Research Themes