Continent Formation - from the mantle to the crust

Continental Crust

Continental lithospheric mantle

Deep crustal and lithospheric mantle dynamics

Physical processes of magma generation and differentiation

Magma chamber processes

Magma generation

Redox evolution of the Earth and environments

Redox state of mantle

Evolution of oxygen in Earth's atmosphere

Deep Earth - atmosphere interactions and long-term climate evolution

      Continental-island arc oscillations (CIA) - Part I, Part II, Part III

Deep Sulfur Cycle and Ore deposits


Mantle geochemistry

Partition coefficients, thermobarometers, oxybarometers

Lee, C.-T. A., $Luffi, P., Plank, T., *Dalton, H. A., Leeman, W. P., 2009, Constraints on the depths and temperatures of basaltic magma generation on Earth and other terrestrial planets using new thermobarometers for mafic magmas, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 279:20-33.

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Lee, C.-T. A., Chin, E. J., 2014, Calculating melting temperatures and pressures of peridotite protoliths: implications for the origin of cratonic mantle, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.06.048.

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Geospeedometry in magma chambers and metamorphism

Thermodynamics of earthquakes

Erosion and chemical weathering

     Germanium cycle


     Soil formation

     Rise and fall of mountains