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Phil Candela and Phil Piccoli have developed a course Forensic Geology and Homeland Security. The course will be taught for the first time during the Spring 2010 term.

Congrats to Graeme Bowles who was an undergraduate who worked in the LMDR on a project addressing ideas related to bacteria and acid mine drainage. One of the images that he collected as part of that work was on the cover of a recent issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

 

Science in the News (Recent/Future Presentations)

Frank, M.R., Simon, A., Pettke, T., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P. and Heinrich, C. (2009) Gold and copper partitioning in sulfur-bearing vapor-brine-melt systems at 800 oC and 100 MPa. Geological Society of America Abstracts (Annual Meeting).

Kerrigan, R.J., Candela, P.A., and Piccoli, P.M. (2009) In-situ synchrotron radiation x-ray diffraction and visual imaging study of magnesite + quartz + water at mid-crustal temperatures and pressures. Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting).

Mengason, M.J., Piccoli, P.M. and Candela, P.A. (2009)The effect of copper on the estimation of sulfur fugacity from the composition of pyrrhotite: an experimental evaluation. Eos, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union (Fall Meeting).

Tattitch, B.C., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., and Bodnar, R.J. (2009) Interpretation of H2O/CO2/NaCl phase equilibrium in experiments at magmatic temperatures and pressures. Geological Society of America Abstracts (Annual Meeting).

Zajacz, Z., Candela, P., and Piccoli, P.M. (2009) Development of experimental strategies to study volatile/melt partitioning in intermediate and mafic magmatic systems: entrapment of synthetic fluid inclusions in orthopyroxene. ECROFI (Granada, Spain).

Zajacz, Z., Candela, P.A., Piccoli, P.M., Seo, J.H., Guillong, M. and Heinrich, C.A. (2009) Experimental investigation of gold solubility in high-temperature vapors: the key role of alkali metals in efficient gold transfer. Geological Society of America Abstracts (Annual Meeting).

Zajacz, Z., Hanley, J.J., Heinrich, C.A., Halter, W.E. and Guillong, M. (2009) Diffusive reequilibration of quartz hosted silicate melt and fluid inclusions: are all metal concentrations unmodified? ECROFI (Granada, Spain).

   

 

AcknowledgementThis work would not be possible without the support of the National Science Foundation, the Department of Geology, and the University of Maryland.

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