Centers and Institutes   |
Radiogenic isotope geochemistry (Uranium-series: U-Th-Ra-Ba-Pb-Po, Rb-Sr, Sr-Nd, and Pb isotopic systems); environmental geochemistry – fate and transport of toxic metals in Earth's surface environment (U, Th, Pb, W, heavy metals); volcanology – generation and transport of melts in volcanic arc settings; nuclear forensic applications of radiogenic isotope and trace element geochemistry.
Kayzar, T.M., Nelson, B.K., Bachmann, O., and Portnyagin, M., Formation of Th-excess Isotopic Disequilibrium by Assimilation and Fractional Crystallization in Volcanic Arcs: (238U)/(230Th) from Volcanoes in the Central Kamchatka Depression. (submitted to Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta)
Kayzar, T.M., Nelson, B.K., Bachmann, O., and Izbekov, P.I., High-Precision Pb Isotope Ratios from Time-Series Samples at Bezymianny and Klyuchevskoy Volcanoes Record Lower Crustal Assimilation and Magma Mixing in the Central Kamchatka Depression (under revision for Journal of Petrology, 2012)
Kayzar, T.M., Villa, A.C., Lobaugh, M.L., Gaffney, A.M., and Williams, R.W., Investigating Uranium Distribution in Surface Sediments and Waters: A Case Study of Contamination from the Juniper Mine, Stanislaus National Forest (under revision for Applied Geochemistry, 2012).
Kayzar, T.M., Cooper, K.M., Reagan, M.K., and Kent, A.J.R., Gas transport model for the magmatic system at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines: Insights from (210Pb)/(226Ra), Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research v.181, 124-140 (2009).