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Erin Todd

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

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


Total pubs: 9

Todd, E., A. Kylander-Clark, A. Wypych, E. Twelker, and K. R. Sicard. 2017. U-Pb and Lu-Hf isotope, age, and trace-element data from zircons at four sites in the western Alaska Range and Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska. Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2017-2, 7 p. doi:10.14509/29717 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, S. M. Karl, K. A. Labay, N. B. Shew, M. Granitto, T. S. Hayes, J. L. Mauk, J. M. Schmidt, E. Todd, B. Wang, M. B. Werdon, and D. B. Yager. 2015. GIS-based identification of areas with mineral resource potential for six selected deposit groups, Bureau of Land Management Central Yukon Planning Area, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2015-1021, 78 p., 4 appendixes, 12 pls. doi:10.3133/ofr20151021 [Details] [Full Publication]

Todd, E., A. Stracke, and E. E. Scherer. 2015. Effects of simple acid leaching of crushed and powdered geological materials on high-precision Pb isotope analyses. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. doi:10.1002/2015GC005804 [Details] [Full Publication]

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

Todd, E., J. Gill, R. J. Wysoczanski, J. M. Hergt, I. C. Wright, M. I. Leybourne, and N. Mortimer. 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 12(9):Q09011. doi:10.1029/2011GC003683 [Details] [Full Publication]

Todd, E., J. Gill, R. J. Wysoczanski, M. R. Handler, I. C. Wright, and J. A. Gamble. 2010. Sources of constructional cross-chain volcanism in the southern Havre Trough: New Insights from HFSE and REE concentration and isotope systematic. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 11(4):Q04009. [Details]

Wysoczanski, R. J., E. Todd, I. C. Wright, M. I. Leybourne, J. M. Hergt, C. Adam, and K. Mackay. 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. [Details]

Gill, J., E. Todd, E. Drewes, O. Ishizuka, K. Tani, and I. H. Campbell. 2009. Creating new continental crust Fiji-Tonga. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73(135):A436. [Details]

Gill, J. B., D. Tollstrup, and E. Todd. 2006. Hf mobility and immobility in subduction zones. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70(18):A203. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.410 [Details] [Full Publication]

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