Jo Laird

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-3140
Office: Earth Sciences, James Hall Rm 238, Durham, NH 03824
Jo Laird

Education

  • Ph.D., Geology/Earth Science, California Institute of Technology
  • B.A., Earth Sciences, University of California - San Diego

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 400: Freshman Field Seminar
  • ESCI 512: Principles of Mineralogy
  • ESCI 614: Introduction to Petrology
  • ESCI 726: Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology
  • ESCI 796: Top/Metamorphism Eliot Frmn
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Earth Sciences
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Earth Science

Selected Publications

Honsberger, I. W., Laird, J., & Thompson, P. J. (2017). A tectonized ultramafic-mafic-pelitic package in Stockbridge, Vermont: Metamorphism resulting from subduction and exhumation. American Journal of Science, 317(9), 1019-1047. doi:10.2475/09.2017.03

Castonguay, S., Kim, J., Thompson, P. J., Gale, M. H., Joyce, N., Laird, J., & Doolan, B. L. (2012). Timing of tectonometamorphism across the Green Mountain anticlinorium, northern Vermont Appalachians: 40Ar/39Ar data and correlations with southern Quebec. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124(3-4), 352-367. doi:10.1130/b30487.1

Thompson, A. B. (2005). Calibrations of modal space for metamorphism of mafic schist. American Mineralogist, 90(5-6), 843-856. doi:10.2138/am.2005.1717

Leake, B. E., Woolley, A. R., Arps, C. E. S., Birch, W. D., Gilbert, M. C., Grice, J. D., . . . Youzhi, G. (1997). Nomenclature of amphiboles Report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names. European Journal of Mineralogy, 9(3), 623-651. doi:10.1127/ejm/9/3/0623

Leake, B. E., Woolley, A. R., Arps, C. E. S., Birch, W. D., Gilbert, M. C., Grice, J. D., . . . Youzhi, G. (1997). Nomenclature of Amphiboles; Report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names. Mineralogical Magazine, 61(405), 295-310. doi:10.1180/minmag.1997.061.405.13

Leake, B. E., Woolley, A. R., Arps, C. E. S., Birch, W. D., Gilbert, M. C., Grice, J. D., . . . Guo, Y. Z. (1997). Nomenclature of amphiboles: Report of the subcommittee on amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names. CANADIAN MINERALOGIST, 35, 219-246. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Leake, B. E., Woolley, A. R., Arps, C. E. S., Birch, W. D., Gilbert, M. C., Grice, J. D., . . . Guo, Y. Z. (1997). Nomenclature of amphiboles: Report of the subcommittee on amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, commission on new minerals and mineral names. AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, 82(9-10), 1019-1037. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

THOMPSON, J. B., LAIRD, J., & THOMPSON, A. B. (1982). Reactions in Amphibolite, Greenschist and Blueschist. Journal of Petrology, 23(1), 1-27. doi:10.1093/petrology/23.1.1

Laird, J., & Albee, A. L. (1981). Pressure, temperature, and time indicators in mafic schist; their application to reconstructing the polymetamorphic history of Vermont. American Journal of Science, 281(2), 127-175. doi:10.2475/ajs.281.2.127

Laird, J., & Albee, A. L. (1981). High-pressure metamorphism in mafic schist from northern Vermont. American Journal of Science, 281(2), 97-126. doi:10.2475/ajs.281.2.97

Most Cited Publications