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Ms Katharina Schweitzer

PhD Student in the Department of Earth Sciences

(email at katharina.m.schweitzer@durham.ac.uk)

Education

2010 – 2015

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Germany

Steinmann-Institut für Geologie, Paläontologie und Mineralogie

Degree: MSc Geosciences 
„Highly siderophile elements (HSE) and 187Os signatures of the mantle xenoliths from the Hyblean Plateau, Sicily.“

Supervisor: Prof. Ambre Luguet

Degree: BSc Geosciences 
„Preliminary geochemical and petrological investigations of the volcanic rocks of the upper Triassic. El Pont de Suert, S Pyrenees, Spain.“ 

Supervisor: Prof. Ambre Luguet

Workshop & Conference Contributions

4th International Workshop on Highly Siderophile Element Geochemistry - July 2016

Schweitzer, K.M., Luguet, A., Coggon, J.A., Fonseca, R.O.C., Nowell G.M. and Ottley, C.J.
Highly siderophile elements and 187Os signatures of peridotite xenoliths from the Hyblean Plateau, Sicily (Talk)

Schweitzer, K.M., Luguet, A., Nowell, G.M., and Burton, K.W.
Highly siderophile element (HSE) and Hf-Os isotope signatures of carbonatites (Poster)

Supervised by:

Research Interests

  • Re-Os isotope systematics
  • Isotope geochemistry
  • Igneous petrology
  • Carbonatites
  • Mantle rocks

Teaching Areas

  • Demonstrator in Earth Materials

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