Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences,
The University of British Columbia

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PCIGR research featured in International Innovation

August 2012

The August 2012 issue “Frontier of the Future” provides an insight into the most promising research being conducted in North America today, and includes a 4-page feature on the groundbreaking geochemical studies being carried out at the PCIGR.

In the Q&A section, PCIGR Director Dominique Weis explains the foundations of her research into the geochemistry of the Earth’s mantle, via mantle plumes, which probe the deep, hidden interior of the planet.

The main article describes how the team is using the unique isotopic signatures of the Hawaiian archipelago and other oceanic islands to conduct pioneering research into the dynamics of the Earth’s mantle.

Click here for the full article.

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