Emily M. Klein
Emily M. Klein
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. "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.
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.
JASON/MEDEA and Alvin Investigation of the Uppermost Oceanic Crust at awarded by National Science Foundation
(97-0117) Geochemistry of Axial Lavas from Intra-Transform Spreading Centers of the Valdivia... awarded by National Science Foundation
(97-0275) Ocean Ridge Basalts with Convergent Margin Geochemical Affinities from the Southern Chile Ridge: awarded by National Science Foundation
(96-0548) Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Mass Spectrometer awarded by Office of Science & Technology Infrastructure
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)