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

Research Interests

  • Petrology

Courses Taught

  • ESCI 400: Freshman Field Seminar
  • ESCI 512: Principles of Mineralogy
  • ESCI 614: Introduction to Petrology
  • ESCI 726/826: Igneous/Metamorphic Petrology
  • ESCI 796: Top/Metamorphism Eliot Frmn
  • ESCI 796/896: Topics/Newfoundland Field Trip
  • ESCI 896: Top/Igneous Petrology
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Earth Science

Selected Publications

Honsberger, I. W., Coish, R. A., Laird, J., & Zhang, S. (2019). MAFIC WHOLE-ROCK GEOCHEMISTRY AND NEODYMIUM ISOTOPES, GREEN MOUNTAIN AND ROWE/PROSPECT ROCK SLICES, VERMONT APPALACHIANS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SCIENCE, 319(4), 287-314. doi:10.2475/04.2019.02

Honsberger, I. W., & Laird, J. (2018). NET-TRANSFER REACTIONS AND MODAL SPACES FOR ULTRAMAFIC SLIVERS, VERMONT APPALACHIANS, USA. CANADIAN MINERALOGIST, 56(5), 821-846. doi:10.3749/canmin.1700071

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: Ar-40/Ar-39 data and correlations with southern Quebec. GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA BULLETIN, 124(3-4), 352-367. doi:10.1130/B30487.1

Thompson, A. B., & Laird, J. (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. MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, 61(2), 295-321. 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. 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. AMERICAN MINERALOGIST, 82(9-10), 1019-1037. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

Leake, B. E., Woolley, A. R., Birch, W. D., Gilbert, M. C., Grice, J. D., Hawthorne, F. C., . . . 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. Retrieved from http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/

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

Most Cited Publications