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, WH, Klein, EM, and Vengosh, A. "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): E2668-null. (Letter)
Schlesinger, WH, Klein, EM, and Vengosh, A. "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-E11100. (Review)
Worman, SL, Pratson, LF, Karson, JA, and Klein, EM. "Global rate and distribution of H 2 gas produced by serpentinization within oceanic lithosphere." Geophysical Research Letters 43, no. 12 (June 28, 2016): 6435-6443.
Carbotte, SM, Smith, DK, Cannat, M, and Klein, EM. "Tectonic and magmatic segmentation of the Global Ocean Ridge System: a synthesis of observations." Geological Society, London, Special Publications 420, no. 1 (2016): 249-295.
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
EOS 393-1: Research Independent Study (EOS 393-1: Research Independent Study)
EOS 101: The Dynamic Earth (EOS 101: The Dynamic Earth)
ENVIRON 452L: Energy and Environment Design (ENVIRON 452L: Energy and Environment Design)
EOS 701S: Research Orientation Seminar (EOS 701S: Research Orientation Seminar)
Durham, NC 27708-0227
Duke U; 310 Old Chem Bldg, Box 90227
Durham, NC 27708
Ph.D., Columbia University (1988)
M.A., Columbia University (1986)
B.A., Barnard College (1978)