Dr Lorraine Patrica Field

Dr Lorraine Patrica Field Mineralogist and Petrologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3028

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  •  2012 :  2012- present, Mineralogist Petrologist, BGS
  •  2011 :  PhD University of Bristol. The magmatic evolution of Dabbahu volcano, and the 2010 eruption of Erta Ale, Afar, Ethiopia
  •  2007 :  BSc (Hons) University of Durham, Geology


  •  mineralogical and petrological studies
  •  scanning electron microscopy and optical microscopy

Boards and committees

  •  2013 :  Committee member of the Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG)

Research interests

  •  evolution of magmatic systems
  •  igneous petrology
  •  mineralogy and petrology

Published outputs

  • 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).