The Geochemistry Group




Mantle and crustal geochemistry :  Dr. Hilary Downes Current interests are:

  • Crustal evolution
  • Mantle xenoliths
  • Asthenosphere - lithosphere interactions

Environmental mineralogy and geochemistry : Dr. Karen Hudson-Edwards Current interests are:

  • Geochemistry and mineralogy of heavy metals in fluvial and estuarine systems
  • Geoarchaeology

Mathematics and Statistics in Geochemistry :  Professor Richard J. Howarth Current interests are:

  • Statistical analysis of earth-science and other data, especially: quality assurance, multivariate statistics, simulation and map display methods
  • Particular interest in graphical methods.
  • Computer languages include S, SAS, Basic, Fortran

Low temperature geochemistry and hydrochemistry :  Prof. John M. McArthur Current interests are:

  • Hydrochemistry of UK aquifers and aquifers overseas
  • Strontium isotope stratigraphy