Research Scientist/Lab Manager
Room Number: KWGL 103
Ph.D. in Mineral Physics, Tohoku University, Japan, 2007
Experimental petrology, Earth's deep interior, Deep volatiles cycling, Earth's and Planetary differentiation
Tsuno, K. & Dasgupta, R. (2015). Fe-Ni-Cu-C-S phase relations at high pressures and temperatures – The role of sulfur in carbon storage and diamond stability at mid- to deep- upper mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 412, 132-142.
Tsuno, K., Dasgupta, R., Danielson, L. & Righter, K. (2012) .Flux of carbonate melt from deeply subducted pelitic sediments: Geophysical and geochemical implications for the source of Central American volcanic arc. Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L16307, doi:10.1029/2012GL052606.
Tsuno, K. & Dasgupta, R. (2012). The effect of carbonates on near-solidus melting of pelite at 3 GPa: Relative efficiency of H2O and CO2 subduction, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 319–320, 185–196.
Tsuno, K. & Dasgupta, R. (2011). Melting phase relation of nominally anhydrous, carbonated pelitic-eclogite at 2.5–3.0 GPa and deep cycling of sedimentary carbon. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 161, 743–763.
Tsuno, K., Frost, D. & Rubie, D. (2013). Simultaneous partitioning of silicon and oxygen into the Earth's core during early Earth differentiation. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 66–71, doi:10.1029/2012GL0541.
Tsuno, K., Frost, D. & Rubie, D. (2011). The effects of nickel and sulphur on the core–mantle partitioning of oxygen in Earth and Mars. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 185, 1–12.
Tsuno, K. & Ohtani, E. (2009). Eutectic temperatures and melting relations in the Fe–O–S system at high pressures and temperatures. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals. 36, 9-17.
Tsuno, K., Terasaki, H., Ohtani, E., Suzuki, A., Asahara, Y., Nishida, K., Sakamaki, T., Funakoshi, K. & Kikegawa, T. (2007). In situ observation and determination of liquid immiscibility in the Fe–O–S melt at 3 GPa using a synchrotron X-ray radiographic technique. Geophysical Research Letters 34, L17303, doi:10/2007GL03750.
Tsuno, K., Ohtani, E. & Terasaki, H. (2007) Immiscible two-liquid regions in the Fe–O–S system at high pressure: implications for planetary cores. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiros, 160, 75–85.
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