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Jonathan Toner
Research Assistant Professor
Office: JHN 267
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Website: https://sites.google.com/uw.edu/toner2/
Interests: planetary geochemistry, thermodynamics of aqueous solutions, astrobiology
Research Groups: Planetary Sciences, Astrobiology, Planetary Surfaces

Education: Ph.D. University of Washington
Graduate Students:
Lucas Fifer
Andrew Shumway

Recent Publications:
Toner, J. D. and D. C. Catling (2019), Alkaline lake settings for concentrated prebiotic cyanide and the origin of life, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 260: 124-132.

Toner, J. D., et al. (2017), The geochemistry of Don Juan Pond: evidence for a deep groundwater flow system in Wright Valley, Antarctica, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474: 190-197.

Toner, J. D., and D. C. Catling (2016), Water activities of NaClO4, Ca(ClO4)2, and Mg(ClO4)2 brines from experimental heat capacities: water activity >0.6 below 200 K, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 181, 164-174.

Toner, J. D., D. C. Catling, and B. Light (2015), A revised Pitzer model for low-temperature soluble salt assemblages at the Phoenix Site, Mars, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 166, 327–343.

Toner, J. D., D. C. Catling, and B. Light (2014), The formation of supercooled brines, viscous liquids, and low temperature perchlorate glasses in aqueous solutions relevant to Mars, Icarus, 233, 36–47.

Toner, J. D., and R. S. Sletten (2013), The formation of Ca-Cl enriched groundwaters in the Dry Valleys of Antarctica by cation exchange reactions: Field measurements and modeling of reactive transport, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 110, 84–105.

Toner, J. D., R. S. Sletten, and M. L. Prentice (2013), Soluble salt accumulations in Taylor Valley, Antarctica: Implications for paleolakes and Ross Sea Ice Sheet dynamics, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118(1), 198-215.