Emily M. Klein

Emily M. Klein

University Distinguished Service Professor of Earth Sciences

EOS Division Chair, Director of Undergraduate Studies, EOS Division | Bass Fellow

Primary Appointment

Earth & Ocean Sciences Division

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

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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.
Klein, Emily M. “Emily M. Klein.” Oceanography 27, no. 4 (December 1, 2014): 153–153.

Recent Grants

Courses

EOS 393-1: Research Independent Study (EOS 393-1: Research Independent Study)
EOS 101: The Dynamic Earth (EOS 101: The Dynamic Earth)
EOS 701S: Research Orientation Seminar (EOS 701S: Research Orientation Seminar)

Contact Information

Box 90328
Durham, NC 27708-0328
Room A115, Lsrc-A Wing, Box 90328
Durham, NC 27708

Education

Ph.D., Columbia University (1988)
M.A., Columbia University (1986)
B.A., Barnard College (1978)