Petrology

High temperature studies of magma origin and crustal evolution, utilizing mineral chemistry, stable isotopes and radioisotopes to evaluate magmatic and tectonic histories. Recent and ongoing field area have included the Sierras, the Cascades, Mongolia, and the Whipple Mountains.

  • Zumberge Hall of Science (ZHS)
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0740
  • Phone: (213) 740-6106
  • Email: earthsci@usc.edu