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Frederick A. Frey

Frederick A. Frey,  Professor Emeritus
Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences,  MIT
Emeritus Faculty
Marine Geology & Geophysics

utilization of elemental and isotopic abundances to understand evolution of the earth’s mantle and the petrogenesis of igneous rocks in different tectonic settings; ongoing projects include studies of Indian ocean ridge basalts (plate divergence), Andean volcanism (plate convergence), and intraplate basaltic volcanism in oceanic (Hawaii, Iceland) and continental settings (China).