Abigail Barker

researcher at Department of Earth Sciences, Mineralogy Petrology and Tectonics

+4618-471 2552
Visiting address:
Geocentrum, Villavägen 16
752 36 Uppsala
Postal address:
Villavägen 16
752 36 UPPSALA

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My courses


2012 Docent, Uppsala University
2006 Ph.D. Danish Lithosphere Centre & University of Copenhagen.
2002 M.Sc. Geological Sciences, University of Durham, UK.
Research Interests:
Geochemistry, Igneous and metamorphic petrology,
Ocean Island Basalts, Continental Flood Basalts, Hydrothermal alteration of ocean crust
Application of petrology and geochemistry to studies of:
Cape Verde hotspot
- Temporal variations in mantle source heterogeneity
- Phenocryst scale heterogeneity
- Magma plumbing system
East Greenland Plateau Basalts
- Spatial and temporal extents of mantle heterogeneities in relation to Iceland
- Assimilation of continental crust
Fast spreading East Pacific Rise (EPR) ocean crust at Pito Deep
- Pervasive high temperature hydrothermal fluid flow
- Fault controlled hydrothermal fluid flow
- Sulphur cycle in the ocean crust


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