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Dr. Alex Burton-Johnson - Profile

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British Antarctic Survey
Madingley Road, High Cross
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0ET United Kingdom


Dr Alex Burton-Johnson completed a degree in Exploration and Resource Geology at Cardiff University, including a field mapping and mineralogical dissertation on a mesothermal gold deposit in SW Tanzania. He has since completed a PhD on the origin of the Mt Kinabalu granitic pluton of Sabah, Borneo, mapping the pluton and studying its emplacement and melt evolution. He currently works as a geologist for the British Antarctic Survey, investigating granitic magmatism and crustal growth along the Antarctic Peninsula.