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Paul Wallace

Earth Sciences
Phone: 541-346-5985
Office: 220 Cascade Hall
Research Interests: Igneous petrology, volcanology, geochemistry


B.S., 1986, George Washington University

Ph.D., 1991, California, Berkeley


Igneous petrology, volcanology, geochemistry.

Earth Sciences faculty member since 2001.


Recent Publications: 

Rasmussen D, Plank T, Wallace PJ, Newcombe M., Lowenstern J. Vapor bubble growth in olivine-hosted melt inclusions. American Mineralogist, in press.

Myers ML, Wallace PJ, Wilson CJN (2019) Inferring magma ascent timescales and reconstructing conduit processes in explosive rhyolitic eruptions using diffusive losses of hydrogen from melt inclusions.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 369, 95-112.

Walowski, K.J., Wallace, P.J., Clynne, M.A., Rasmussen D.J., Weis D. (2016) Slab melting and magma formation beneath the southern Cascade Arc. Earth Planet Sci Lett 446, 100-112.

Tuohy, RM, Wallace, PJ, Loewen MW, Swanson, D, Kent ARJ (2016) Magma transport and olivine crystallization depths in Kilauea’s East Rift Zone inferred from experimentally rehomogenized melt inclusions. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 185, 232-250.