Laura B. Carter

Room Number: 213


2012 Masters of Research, Science of Natural Hazards, University of Bristol, Bristol, England
2011 Bachelor of Science, Geological Sciences, Tufts University, Medford, MA USA


science communication, outreach, experimental petrology, geochemistry, carbon, volcanic degassing

Selected Publications

Carter, L.B. & Dasgupta, R. (2016). Effect of melt composition on crustal carbonate assimilation—Implications for the transition from calcite consumption to skarnification and associated CO2 degassing. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 17, no. 10, p. 3893-3916.

Carter, L.B. & Dasgupta, R. (2015). Hydrous basalt-limestone interaction at crustal conditions: Implications for generation of ultracalcic melts and outflux of CO2 at volcanic arcs. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 412, 132-142, DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.053.

Carter, L.B., Skora, S.E., Blundy, J., de Hoog, J.C.M., Elliott, T., (2015) An experimental study of trace element fluxes from subducted oceanic crust. Journal of Petrology, v. 56, no. 8, p. 1585-1606, DOI: 10.1093/petrology/egv046.

Ridge, J.C., Balco, G., Bayless, R.L., Beck, C.C., Carter, L.B., Dean, J.L., Voytek, E.B., Wei, J.H. (2012) The New North American Varve Chronology: A Precise Record of Southeastern Laurentide Ice Sheet Deglaciation and Climate, 18.2-12.5kyr BP, and Correlations with Greenland Ice Core Records. American Journal of Science v.312, p. 685-722, DOI 10.2475/07.2012.01.