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ABOUT THE ALASKA
SCIENCE CENTER

SCIENCE OFFICES

CONFERENCES

USGS ALASKA DATA RESOURCES

OTHER ALASKA AREA
SCIENCE OFFICES

Erin Todd

Title: Research Geologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7441
Fax: (907) 786-7401
Email: etodd@usgs.gov


Education and/or Training

Ph.D.2011University of California, Santa Cruz, CAEarth Sciences
M.S.2005Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZGeology
B.S.1999University of Florida, Gainesville, FLGeology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Igneous petrology and isotope geochemistry, with particular emphasis on the origin and evolution of melts associated with subduction zones.

Professional Experience

2012 - PresentResearch Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
2011 - 2012Postdoctoral Research Associate, WWU - University of Münster
2005 - 2011Research and Teaching Assistant, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Geophysical Union
Geochemical Society
Geological Society of America
InterRIDGE

Significant Recent Publications

Todd, E., Gill, J. B., Pearce, J. A., 2012. A variably enriched mantle wedge during arc stages following subduction initiation in the southwest Pacific. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 335, 180-194.

Todd, E., Gill, J. B., Wysoczanski, R. J., Hergt, J. M., Wright, I. C., Leybourne, M. I., Mortimer, N., 2011. Hf isotopic evidence for small-scale heterogeneity in the mode of mantle wedge enrichment: Southern Havre Trough and South Fiji Basin back-arcs. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems Q09011, DOI: 10.1029/2011GC003683.

Todd, E., Gill, J. B., Wysoczanski, R. J., Handler, M. R., Wright, I. C., Gamble, J. A., 2010. Sources of constructional cross-chain volcanism in the southern Havre Trough: New Insights from HFSE and REE concentration and isotope systematics. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 11 (Q04009), 31 pp.

Wysoczanski, R. J., Todd, E., Wright, I. C., Leybourne, M. I., Hergt, J. M., Adam, C., Mackay, K., 2010. Backarc rifting, constructional volcanism and nascent disorganised spreading in the southern Havre Trough backarc rifts (SW Pacific). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 190 (1-2), 39-57.

Gill, J., Todd, E., Drewes, E., Ishizuka, O., Tani, K., Campbell, I. H., 2009. Creating new continental crust Fiji-Tonga. In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 73, no. 13S. p. A436.

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