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Dr. Teal Riley - Profile

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


2011 Promoted to Band 4 scientist

2005-2012 Geologist, Head of Long Term Survey and Mapping department, Geological Science, British Antarctic Survey

2000-2005 Geochemist, MAMOG project, Geological Sciences, British Antarctic Survey

2004 Awarded Laws Prize, British Antarctic Survey

2000 Promoted to Senior Scientific Officer

1997-2000 Higher Scientific Officer, British Antarctic Survey

1995-1997 Contract geochemist, British Antarctic Survey

1991-1995 Ph.D. Geochemistry, University of Bristol

1988-1991 B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, University of Leicester

Over 20 years experience in petrology and geochemistry of many aspects of continental and oceanic volcanism. Seventeen years experience in Antarctic geology, including ten Antarctic field seasons and one marine geology/geophysics cruise. Recent research has investigated the origins of silicic volcanism in the Antarctic Peninsula and Patagonian South America, geochronology and geochemistry of Gondwana break-up magmatism, and volcanism of the South Sandwich intra-oceanic island arc. Previous experience includes the petrogenesis of Recent alkaline and carbonatite volcanism of Germany. Approximately 40 publications since 1997 in refereed journals.