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Dr. Emma Tomlinson

Associate Professor (Geology)

  GEOCHEMISTRY   MANTLE   Petrology, Minerology, Geochemistry   TEPHRA
 Halogens in magmatic systems: from mantle to crust
 Testing an exsolution origin for the Archaean cratonic lithophere
 The effect of climatic warming on the frequency of volcanic eruptions in Iceland
 Testing volcanic - climatic linkages across the caldera cycle: a case study from Campi Flegrei

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Serve as ordinary member of the council of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, this organisation publishes two journals presents four high profile awards and and is the parent society for a eight active special interest groups (including vmsg and the geochemistry group). 11/2017-11/2020
Peer review for international journals: Geology, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Chemical Geology, Bulletin of Volcanology, Lithos, American Mineralogist, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Geochemical Perspectives letters, Journal of Quaternary Science, Boreas. I aim to complete at least two peer reviews for every paper submitted by myself or my students. 2008 onwards
External MSc examiner for Ms SEM Milne , University of Johannesburg 31/03/2019
External PhD examiner for Dr Mandy Krebs, University of Alberta 09/01/2018
Co-edited a special issue of Quaternary Science Reviews (volume 118, published 2015), responsible for handling geochemistry papers for a special issue titled "Volcanic Ash Synchronization", 2015
Served on the committee of the Geochemistry Group first as secretary and then as ordinary member. Group responsible for awarding research and travel bursaries and organising an annual meeting. 04/2006-04/2013
Co-convened a session on diamond forming fluids at the Goldschmidt 2008 (Vancouver, Canada) July
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Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland 2006 present
European Association of Geochemistry 2017 present
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK) 2008 present
O'Sullivan, Gary J, Hoare, Brendan C, Mark, Chris, Drakou, Foteini, Tomlinson, Emma L, Uranium-lead geochronology applied to pyrope garnet with very low concentrations of uranium, Geological Magazine, 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Carl Walsh, Balz Kamber, Emma L. Tomlinson, Deep, ultra-hot-melting residues as cradles of mantle diamond, Nature, 615, (7952), 2023, p450--454 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Tephrochronology and Geochemistry of Tephra from the Campi Flegrei Volcanic Field, Italy in, Campi Flegrei: A Restless Caldera in a Densely Populated Area, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2022, pp151 - 174, [Tomlinson Emma L, Albert Paul G, Menzies Martin A], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
Gill Plunkett and Michael Sigl and Hans F. Schwaiger and Emma L. Tomlinson and Matthew Toohey and Joseph R. McConnell and Jonathan R. Pilcher and Takeshi Hasegawa and Claus Siebe, No evidence for tephra in Greenland from the historic eruption of Vesuvius in 79"CE: implications for geochronology and paleoclimatology, Climate of the Past, 18, (1), 2022, p45--65 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Céline M. Vidal, Christine S. Lane, Asfawossen Asrat, Dan N. Barfod, Darren F. Mark, Emma L. Tomlinson, Amdemichael Zafu Tadesse, Gezahegn Yirgu, Alan Deino, William Hutchison, Aurélien Mounier & Clive Oppenheimer , Age of the oldest known Homo sapiens from eastern Africa, Nature, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Tadesse A.Z., Fontijn K., Melaku A.A., Gebru E.F., Smith V.C., Tomlinson E., Barfod D., Gopon P., Begue F., Caricchi L., Laha P., Terryn H., Gudbrandsson S., Yirgu G., Ayalew D., Eruption frequency and magnitude in a geothermally active continental rift: The Bora-Baricha-Tullu Moye volcanic complex, Main Ethiopian Rift, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 423, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Wallace K.L., Bursik M.I., Kuehn S., Kurbatov A.V., Abbott P., Bonadonna C., Cashman K., Davies S.M., Jensen B., Lane C., Plunkett G., Smith V.C., Tomlinson E., Thordarsson T., Walker J.D., Community established best practice recommendations for tephra studies"from collection through analysis, Scientific Data, 9, (1), 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Hoare B.C., Tomlinson E.L., Kamber B.S., Evidence for a very thick Kaapvaal craton root: Implications for equilibrium fossil geotherms in the early continental lithosphere, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 597, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Vidal C.M., Fontijn K., Lane C.S., Asrat A., Barfod D., Tomlinson E.L., Piermattei A., Hutchison W., Tadesse A.Z., Yirgu G., Deino A., Moussallam Y., Mohr P., Williams F., Mather T.A., Pyle D.M., Oppenheimer C., Geochronology and glass geochemistry of major pleistocene eruptions in the Main Ethiopian Rift: Towards a regional tephrostratigraphy, Quaternary Science Reviews, 290, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Brendan C.Hoare, Emma L.Tomlinson, Jaime D.Barnes, Sebastian Tappe, Michael A.W. Marks, Tatjana Epp, John Caulfield, Thomas Riegler, Tracking halogen recycling and volatile loss in kimberlite magmatism from Greenland: Evidence from combined F-Cl-Br and δ37Cl systematics, Lithos, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL

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Tomlinson EL, Kamber BS, Hoare BC, Stead CV, Ildefnonse B , An exsolution origin for Archaean mantle garnet, Goldschmidt, Paris, 2017, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Stead C, Tomlinson E, Kamber B & McKenna C , Diffusion and Distribution of Rare Earth Elements in Olivine, Goldschmidt, Paris, 2017, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
J. John Lowe, Rupert A. Housley, Emma L. Tomlinson, Synchronising Environmental and Archaeological Records using Volcanic Ash Isochrons. Special Issue Quaternary Science Reviews (118), Elsevier, 2015, 1 - 242pp, Book, PUBLISHED
E.L. Tomlinson, C.V. Stead and B.S. Kamber , Beyond garnet: REEs in the sub-continental lithospheric mantle, Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, 2015, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Stead C, Tomlinson E, Kamber B & Babechuk M, REE Determination in Olivine by LA-ICP-MS: An Analytical Strategy and Applications , Goldschmidt, Prague, 2015, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
E.L. Tomlinson, P.G. Albert, S Wulf, L Civetta, R Brown, V Smith, J Keller, G Orsi, MA Menzies, Tephra from Ischia: dating eruptions and geochemical changes, Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy, 2013, Invited Talk, PRESENTED