First, some impressions from my Arctic expeditions:
11/2004 – 01/2005 IODP Leg 304: Oceanic Core Complex, Atlantis Massif; RV Joides Resolution, Co-Chief Scientists: Prof. Donna Blackmann and Prof. Barbara John, Position: Igneous Petrologist
Responsibilities: core description and barrel sheet creation, thin section petrography, introduction for the daily sampling party, presentation of team results in daily meetings, setting up and running a microscope-mounted electron beam energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometer, co-author cruise report.
07/2004 – 08/2004 ARKXX-2: Petrology of Lena Trough, Arctic Ocean, RV Polarstern, Chief Petrologist: Dr. Jonathan Snow, Position: Shiftleader Sample Curation
Responsibilities: Leading a team of 6 students, organization and daily operations of wet lab, sample descriptions, thin section petrography, planning of sampling stations, setting up and running a microscope-mounted electron beam energy-dispersive X-ray spectrometer, co-author cruise report.
08/2001 – 10/2001 ARKXVII-2 (AMORE): Gakkel Ridge, Arctic Ocean, International two-ship cruise with RV Polarstern and USGC Healy, Chief Petrologist: Dr. Jonathan Snow, Position: Shiftleader Sample Curation
Responsibilities: Leading a team of 4 students, sample descriptions, co-author cruise report.
03/2001 – 05/2001:Sedimentological Mapping Survey (Diplom-Kartierung) in the Tacchi-Area of Central Sardinia. Title: Evolution of the Permian basin of Perdasdefogu and the Jurassic transgression at the Tacco di Perdalonga.
In cooperation with the Dipartimento Scienze della Terra, University Cagliari
1997 - 2016: Various field trips, field work and geological mapping surveys in Iceland, England, Wales, Scotland, Luxembourg, Austrian and Italian Alps, Syros, Germany, Horoman ophiolite, Tasmania, Troodos ophiolite, Oregon, Hawaii, Elba, Oman ophiolite.