Mineralogy -Reactivity of minerals - zircon with crustal fluids and zeolites with aqueous pollutants -Geochemical speciation -Mercury - Ore geology -Petrology and geochemistry of hydrothermal systems -Rare earth elements (Bayan Obo, China, and global zeolite provenance studies) - Analytical methods trace element determination - spectroscopy and beam techniques - Diamond Light Source (EXAFS) - electron probe microanalysis - cathodoluminescence.
Behaviour of Cs in soils.
Chemistry of the ore-forming fluids, Cligga Head, Cornwall
Invited as Local Secretary for Earth Science section
Convened with S. Banwart (Univ. Sheffield) through the Geochemistry Group of The Mineralogical and Geological Societies. Keynote speakers from USA, Canada and Europe. Helped to spark "Speciation and Toxicity" in Londo... more >>.
Co-convenors: J. Cotter-Howells, E. Valsami-Jones, M. Batchelder.
Served on Geochemistry Committee, 2000-2003