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Bruce Nelson


Courses Taught

Quarter/Year
Dept
Course #
Credits
Enrollment
% Responsible
G
Fall 2010ESS489310100
Winter 2011ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Spring 2011ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Fall 2011ESS489311100
Winter 2012ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Spring 2012ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Fall 2012ESS489310100
Winter 2013ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Spring 2013ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Fall 2013ESS489316100
Winter 2014ESS490E218100
Spring 2014ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Fall 2014ESS489313100
Winter 2015ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty
Spring 2015ESSrelease for Assoc Dean duty

Awards and Honors

Award Name
Date Bestowed
Awarding Body
Brief Description
Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award2008Earth & Space SciencesDepartment recognition of teaching excellence
Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award2011College of the EnvironmentDean recognition of teaching excellence

Professional Talks and Presentations

Date(s)
Organization
Event
Invited/Contributed
Type
Title
Dec 2012AGUFall MeetingCposterModeling the Daly gap: the influence of latent heat production in controlling magma extraction and eruption

Public and Community Service

Date(s)
Organization/Event
Type of Service
March 2011UW Astrobiology ProgramField trip leader: planetary volcanism (Hawaii)
March 2012North Seattle Lapidary Clubmeeting presentation
AnnualESS GeoClubWorkshop on applying to graduate school
February 2014UW Career CenterPanelist for workshop on how to negotiate academic job offers

Recent Publications and Manuscripts in the Press

Peer-reviewed Papers:


Ratschbacher L., Franz L., Min M., Bachmann R., Martens U., Stanek K.L., Stübner K., Nelson B.K., Herrmann U., Weber B., López Martinez M., Jonckheere R., Sperner B., Tichomirowa M., McWilliams M.O., Gordon M., Meschede M. and Bock P. (2009) The North American – Caribbean Plate boundary in Mexico – Guatemala – Honduras, in James K.H., Lorente M.A. and Pindell J.L., eds., The Origin and Evolution of the Caribbean Plate, v. 328: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, p. 219-293.

Chan C. F., Tepper, J. H. and Nelson B. K. (2012) Petrology of the Grays River volcanics, southwest Washington: Plume-influenced slab window magmatism in the Cascadia forearc: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, p. 1324-1338.

Stüeken E.E., Foriel J., Nelson B.K., Buick R. and Catling D.C. (2013) Selenium isotope analysis of organic-rich shales: advances in sample preparation and isobaric interference correction: Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, DOI: 10.1039/c3ja50186h.

Kayzar T.M., Nelson B.K., Bachmann O., Bauer A.M. and Izbekov P.E. (2014) Deciphering petrogenic processes using Pb isotope ratios from time-series samples at Bezymianny and Klyuchevskoy volcanoes, Central Kamchatka Depression: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 168, DOI 10.1007/s00410-014-1067-6.

Abstracts:

Kant L.B., Tepper J.H. and Nelson B.K. (2012) Petrology of the basalt of Summit Creek: A [slab] window into Pacific Northwest tectonics during the Eocene: EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, v. 93, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T23E-2732.

Schmalzle G., McCaffrey R., Creager K.C., Wech A. and Nelson B.K. (2013) Linking variations in Cascadia Subduction Zone locking, episodic tremor and slip, crustal properties and primitive arc magmas: EOS Trans. American Geophysical Union, v. 94, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract S11C-03.

Hammond P.E., Scott M.T., McClaughry J. D., Niem A., Ferns M.L. and Nelson B.K. (2014) A possible dislocated track of the Yellowstone mantle plume in Oregon: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, Paper 57-16.

Tepper J.H., Eddy M.P. and Nelson B.K. (2014) Origin and tectonic implications of the Eocene Golden Horn batholith: a unique “A-type” granite in the North Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, Paper 4-12.

Hammond P.E., Scott M.T., McClaughry J.D., Niem A., Ferns M.L., and Nelson B.K. (2014) A possible dislocated track of the Yellowstone mantle plume in Oregon: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 46, no. 6, Paper 57-16.

Current Research Interests

Radiogenic Isotope Geochemisty
Non-traditional Stable Isotopes
Volcanism and Magmatic Processes
Mantle Evolution
Mid-ocean Ridge Hydrothermal Systems
Environmental Geochemistry - toxic metal isotope tracing

Current C.V. URL

http://www.ess.washington.edu/ess/people/cv/Nelson_Bruce_CV.pdf

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