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Kevin Konrad

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Ph.D. Graduate Student
Degree Major: Geology
Major Professor/Advisor(s): David Graham & Anthony Koppers
Discipline: Geology and Geophysics
Office: Wilkinson 022
Email: konradke@geo.oregonstate.edu

Specialty

Geochemistry, Geochronology.

Research Interests

Mantle geochemistry, lithosphere formation both past and present, intraplate volcanism, noble gas geochemistry/geochronology.

Current Research

  1. Plume Versus Extension: Insights into the Origin of Volcanism Within Western Saudi Arabia from Helium Variability in Ultramafic Xenoliths and Lavas.
  2. High Resolution 40Ar-39Ar Geochronology of the Tuvalu Seamount Chain (Mid-Pacific): Implications for Hotspot Longevity and Pacific Plate Motion
  3. Hotspot-Lithosphere Interaction and the Evolution of Ocean Island Volcanism: Case Study From the Marquesas Islands
  4. Unraveling the Timescales of Volcanism and Mantle Evolution in the Izu Rear Arc

Education

2010 B.S. in Geology, Queens College, CUNY
    Thesis title: "X-Ray Image Analysis of Clast Size and Abundance in the Primitive Carbonaceous Chondrite Acfer 094"
2012 M.S. in Geology, Oregon State University
    Thesis title: "Helium Isotope Variations in Peridotite, Gabbro and Basalt from the Kane Oceanic Core Complex"