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Jacob B. Lowenstern, Ph.D.
U.S. Geological Survey
Volcano Science Center, Mail Stop 910
345 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 650-329-5238
Fax: 650-329-5203

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This web site contains links to the following areas:

Melt Inclusion Page: This page describes how silicate melt inclusions are used to study volatile elements in magmas. These include, water, carbon dioxide, sulfur and chlorine.

Magmatic Volatiles (Two review papers on CO2 and Cl).

Software (Norms and Volatiles).

The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

List of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory related scientific articles

Older Stuff:

A volcano story: 24 September 1986: Mt. Etna

Research at Medicine Lake Volcano, CA.

Photos, geology and geochemistry of the Alid volcanic center, Eritrea.

Gas geochemistry of The Geysers geothermal system


Professional Information:

Professional Interests: Geology and Geochemistry of Magma-Hydrothermal Systems.

Laboratory Facilities (Room 3013 of Building 15) : FTIR Spectroscopy.

Current Field Areas: Yellowstone National Park (Scientist-in-Charge of YVO), Chaiten Volcano, Chile

Previous Field Areas: Medicine Lake volcano, CA; The Geysers steam field, CA; Alid volcanic center, Eritrea, northeast Africa,

Ph.D. 1992, Stanford University;
M.S. 1990 Stanford University;
A.B. 1986 Dartmouth College

Publications by Lowenstern