Research

Crystal Growth

I have spent the last few years learning about crystal growth and how crystal growth rate can affect the trace elements that get incorporated into the crystal. Here is a talk I gave for the virtual Goldschimdt conference in 2020 on this topic, specifically for the Stewart pegmatite in southern California.

Magma Chamber Dynamics

Work in progress: investigating poroelasticity in magma chamber mushes.

Overlooking the Little Glass Mountain rhyolitic lava flow with Mt. Shasta in the background
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