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Clark Isachsen

Research Scientist, Noble Gas Geochemistry

Office: Gould-Simpson Rm 115
Phone: 520-626-6055
Lab: Gould-Simpson Rm 123B
Phone: 520-626-8159
Fax: 520-621-2672
Email: email

Manager of the Arizona Noble Gas Laboratory (ANGL).

Research Interests:

- Tectonic and isotopic evolution of continental crust
Evolution and stabilization of Archean cratons
Proterozoic evolution of southwestern US and Mexico
Tectonothermal evolution of orogenic belts
Solar system chronology and early Earth evolution

Educational Background:
  • 1992 Ph.D. Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University; Advisor: S. A. Bowring; Dissertation Title: U-Pb geochronology of the Yellowknife volcanic belt and subadjacent rocks, N.W.T., Canada: Constraints on the timing, duration, and mechanics of greenstone belt formation
  • 1984 M.S. Department of Geological Sciences, University of British Columbia; Advisor: R. L. Armstrong
  • 1980 B.S. Geology, SUNY at Albany