Emily M. Klein
Emily M. Klein
University Distinguished Service Professor of Earth Sciences
EOS Division Chair, Director of Undergraduate Studies, EOS Division | Bass Fellow
Dr. Klein's research focuses on the geochemistry of oceanic basalts, using diverse tools of major, trace and isotopic analyses. Her research involves sea-going expeditions to sample and map the ocean floor.
In The News
Schlesinger, William H., Emily M. Klein, and Avner Vengosh. “Reply to Selin: Human impacts on the atmospheric burden of trace metals..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115, no. 12 (March 6, 2018). https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1800958115.
Schlesinger, William H., Emily M. Klein, and Avner Vengosh. “Global biogeochemical cycle of vanadium..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, no. 52 (December 11, 2017): E11092–100. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1715500114.
Carbotte, S. M., D. K. Smith, M. Cannat, and E. M. Klein. “Tectonic and magmatic segmentation of the Global Ocean Ridge System: A synthesis of observations” 420, no. 1 (January 1, 2016): 249–95. https://doi.org/10.1144/SP420.5.
Worman, S. L., L. F. Pratson, J. A. Karson, and E. M. Klein. “Global rate and distribution of H2 gas produced by serpentinization within oceanic lithosphere.” Geophysical Research Letters 43, no. 12 (January 1, 2016): 6435–43. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL069066.
Collaborative Research: The Transition from Rifting to Seafloor Spreading at the Western Tip of the Cocos-Nazca Rift awarded by National Science Foundation
Collaborative Proposal: CALIPSO Project: Imaging the Magma Chamber on Montserrat awarded by National Science Foundation
Structure and Composition of Fast Spread EPR Crust Exposed at Pito awarded by National Science Foundation
Collaborative Proposal: Anatomy of an Overlapping Spreading Center: Geochemical and Geological Study of the EPR 903N OSC awarded by National Science Foundation
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Ph.D., Columbia University (1988)
M.A., Columbia University (1986)
B.A., Barnard College (1978)