Alumnus profile #5 – Dr. Duncan Muir

Originally posted on the EGU blog network Dr Duncan Muir Post-doctoral research assistant, Uppsala University PhD title “Investigating Magma Storage Conditions at Uturuncu Volcano, Bolivia”  

Using garnet geochemistry to investigate the lithospheric mantle beneath northern Tanzania

Originally posted on the EGU blog network As part of my undergraduate MSci course at the University of Cambridge, I carried out a project investigating a collection of thin sections from peridotite xenoliths from northern Tanzania. The main aim of this research was to constrain the petrogenetic evolution of the lithospheric mantle beneath the East […]

PhD profile #3 – KT

KT Cooper – 3rd year PhD student “The development of porosity and permeability in modern carbonate environments: a combined modelling and field work study” 1) The Twitter challenge: Your PhD in 140 characters Measuring and modelling dissolution of modern carbonates (limestone) by monitoring the groundwater biogeochemistry in the Bahamas.