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Member Since 1986
Peter B. Kelemen
Professor, Columbia University
Professional Experience
Columbia University
Professor
Education
Doctorate
1987
Current Roles
Member
Union Fellows Committee
Honors & Awards
Harry H. Hess Medal
Received 2021
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Union Fellow
Received 2004
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Norman L. Bowen Award and Lecture
Received 2004
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Publications
An Examination of Soil Crusts on the Floor of Jezero Crater, Mars

Martian soils are critically important for understanding the history of Mars, past potentially habitable environments, returned samples, and future...

October 06, 2023
AGU Abstracts
Formation of sulfur-rich serpentinites in the Oman ophiolite
SUBAQUEOUS OCEANIC AND CONTINENTAL HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEMS: GEOCHEMISTRY, HYDROLOGY, BIOLOGY, AND STRUCTURE II ORAL
volcanology, geochemistry and petrology | 15 december 2023
James Andrew M. Leong, Juan Carlos de Obeso, Peter...
Serpentinization occurs when water meets ultramafic rocks. It is a ubiquitous process that produces a wide range of redox conditions. A notable exampl...
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Deciphering intra-oceanic and continental arc mantle xenoliths oxidation record
EXPLORING EARTH’S EVOLUTION: THE HADEAN THROUGH THE PRESENT I POSTER
study of earth's deep interior | 14 december 2023
Amol D. Sawant, Peter B. Kelemen
Both intra-oceanic and continental arc magmas record oxygen fugacity (fO2) nearly 1 log unit higher than the fayalite-magnetite-quartz (FMQ) buffer, w...
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Average composition & genesis of the continental lower crust: Density sorting beneath arcs and continental collision zones
THE FATE OF THE LITHOSPHERE DURING CONTINENTAL COLLISION: SLAB DEFORMATION, LITHOSPHERIC REMOVAL, AND TECTONIC SEGMENTATION IN ACTIVE OROGENIC SYSTEMS III POSTER
tectonophysics | 14 december 2023
Peter B. Kelemen, Mark D. Behn, Bradley R. Hacker
We combine area- & volume-weighted average seismic wave speeds of lower continental crust (LCC) with thermodynamic calculations of mineral proport...
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Volunteer Experience
2024 - 2025
Member
Union Fellows Committee
2021 - 2021
Member
Union Fellows Committee
2018 - 2020
Associate Editor
JGR Solid Earth Section
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