August 18, 2017 -- Geophysical Laboratory scientists Guoyin Shen, Yingwei Fei, Shaunna Morrison, Bob Hazen, Dan Hummer, Asmaa Boujibar, Renbiao Tao and Haijun Huang presented their research at the annual Goldschmidt conference on August 13-18, 2017 in Paris. Goldschmidt is the foremost annual, international conference on geochemistry and related subjects, organized by the European Association of Geochemistry and the Geochemical Society.

View their abstracts below:

Metastable melting under compression and decompression (Invited)

Guoyin Shen

Thermodynamics and Diffusion Kinetics Within the Core and Mantle: A Session in Honor of Jimbamitra Ganguly and Surendra Saxena.

Yingwei Fei (Chair)

Constraints on the light elements in the core from partitioning and mineral physics data

Yingwei Fei

Experimental investigation of Na, Cs and Rb distribution between planetary core and mantle

Asmaa Boujibar

Partitioning of Si and S between solid and liquid in the Fe-Si-S system up to 25 GPa with implcations for the distribution of Si and S in a partially solidified core

Renbiao Tao

Density and velocity of liquid Fe-11.8wt%S alloy up to 211 GPa: Implies sulfur-rich Earth's outer core

Haijun Huang

Network analysis applications: Exploring geosphere and biosphere co-evolution with big data techniques

Shaunna Morrison

Carbon Mineral Network Analysis: A Big Data Geobiology Study

Bob Hazen

Ecology and Evolution of Manganese Minerals: Implications for the Redox History of Earth and Life

Dan Hummer

Image Caption: Carbon mineral-locality network. Mineral nodes colored by age (Ma) and sized by frequency of occurrence on Earth’s surface; locality nodes (black) sized by mineral diversity.  This image portrays work presented by Morrison, Hazen and Hummer.  Image courtesy of Shaunna Morrison.