Mineralogist and Petrologist
Tel: 0115 936 3028
Dr Lorraine Patrica Field
2012- present, Mineralogist Petrologist, BGS
PhD University of Bristol. The magmatic evolution of Dabbahu volcano, and the 2010 eruption of Erta Ale, Afar, Ethiopia
BSc (Hons) University of Durham, Geology
mineralogical and petrological studies
scanning electron microscopy and optical microscopy
Boards and committees
Committee member of the Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG)
evolution of magmatic systems
mineralogy and petrology
- Field et al. In press. Magmatic history of Dabbahu, a composite volcano in the Afar Rift, Ethiopia. GSA bulletin.
- Field et al. 2012. Integrated field, satellite and petrological observations of the November 2010 eruption of Erta Ale. Bulletin of Volcanology v74(10) pp 2251-2271.
- Field et al. 2012. Magma storage conditions beneath Dabbahu Volcano (Ethiopia) constrained by petrology, seismicity and satellite geodesy. Bulletin of Volcanology, v74 (5 pp 981–1004).