Fieldwork This Fall

This fall we are planning to  collect samples at Mono Lake in the eastern Sierras. Mono Lake is an alkaline lake with beautiful tufa towers on the shore and a volcanic island in the middle. While the chemical composition of the lake is very different from the ocean, it allows us to better understand how isotopic systems respond to changes in fluid composition. This work will be in collaboration with Noah Jemison and Prof Jennifer Druhan (University of Illinois).