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Jessica M. Warren

Jessica M Warren
Title:Assistant Professor
Primary Affiliation:Department of Geological & Environmental Sciences
Office Location:Green Earth Sci.  253
Research Lab:The Mantle Processes Group
Alternative Website:http://www.jessicamwarren.com/
Phone:650-725-7196
E-mail:warrenj@stanford.edu

Research

My research uses rocks collected at sea and on land to study processes within the Earth. I am interested in the ridges and subduction zones that divide our planet into tectonic plates, the outward expression of convection within the Earth's mantle. Peridotites - direct samples of the mantle - collected from these areas allow exploration of processes such as ductile deformation, mantle flow, melting and magma transport, and mantle geochemical evolution. I work on samples from a variety of field localities, including the Southwest Indian, Mid-Atlantic and Gakkel Ridges, the Tonga Trench, the Josephine Peridotite, and the Oman Ophiolite.

Teaching

  • Winter 2013: GES 340 - Oxidation State of the Earth’s Interior
  • Fall 2012: GES 190 - Advanced Field Techniques
  • Spring 2012: GES 104 - Introduction to Petrology
  • Winter 2012: GES 382 - Mantle Geochemistry
  • Fall 2011: GES 290 - Microstructures
  • Spring 2011: GES 104 - Introduction to Petrology
  • Spring 2011: GES 340 - Seminar on Volatiles in the Mantle

Professional Activities

Member, American Geophysical Union; Member, Mineralogical Society of America; Steering Committee, AGU Focus Group on Physical Properties of Earth Materials (2011-present); Session Co-convener, AGU Fall Meeting (2011); Invited Speaker, UC Santa Cruz (2011); Invited Speaker, EarthScope Institute on the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary (2011); Invited Speaker, UC Berkeley (2011); Invited Speaker, UC Davis (2011); Invited Speaker, University of Minnesota (2010); Invited Speaker, Rice University (2010); Invited Speaker, San Francisco State University (2010); Council Member, Geological Society of Washington (2009); Participant, MARGINS TEI (2009); Participant, Marine Geoscience Leadership Symposium (2009); Invited Speaker, National Museum of Natural History (2008); Session Co-convener, AGU Fall Meeting (2007); Participant, Second Cooperative Institute for Deep Earth Research (2006); Invited Speaker, Brown University (2005).

Education

  • 2007 | Ph.D. Geochemistry and Geophysics MIT/WHOI Joint Program
  • 2003 | M.A. Natural Sciences University of Cambridge
  • 2000 | M.Sci. Earth Sciences University of Cambridge
  • 1999 | B.A. Natural Sciences University of Cambridge

Professional Experience

  • 2010 - Present | Assistant Professor, Stanford University
  • 2008 - Present | Guest Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • 2008 - 2010 | Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • 2007 | Postdoctoral Investigator, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • 2005 - 2006 | COE-21 Collaborative Researcher, Okayama University at Misasa
  • 2001 - 2007 | Graduate Research Assistant, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Honors & Awards

  • 2008 - 2010 | Carnegie Fellowship, Carnegie Institution of Washington
  • 2002 - 2003 | Stanley W. Watson Fellowship, MIT/WHOI Joint Program
  • 2001 - 2002 | Charles Davis Hollister Fellowship, MIT/WHOI Joint Program
  • 1998 - 1999 | Skerne Scholarship, University of Cambridge

University Service

  • 2011–present | Seminar coordinator, GES Department
  • 2011–present | Member, Geochronology Steering Committee, School of Earth Sciences
  • 2010–present | Member, ICPMS Executive Board, School of Earth Sciences
  • 2010–present | Member, Undergraduate Field Program Committee, GES Department

Professional Activities

  • 2011-present | Steering Committee, Physical Properties of Earth Materials (AGU Focus Group)
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker, Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Harvard University
  • 2012 | Participant, Workshop on Scientific Drilling in the Samail Ophiolite, Sultanate of Oman
  • 2012 | Participant, Workshop on Advancing Experimental Rock Deformation Research
  • 2012 | Participant, Building U.S. Strategies for 2013-2023 Scientific Ocean Drilling, IODP
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker, Volcano Science Center Seminar, US Geological Survey, Menlo Park
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker, Geoclub Seminar, California Institute of Technology
  • 2011 | Session Convener, AGU Fall Meeting session, Volatiles in the Earth's Mantle
  • 2011 | Session Convener, AGU Fall Meeting session, Integrated Study of Oceanic Spreading Centers: From Mid-Ocean Ridges to Back-Arc Basins
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker, University of California Santa Cruz
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker, EarthScope Institute on the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker, Goldschmidt Conference
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker, University of California Berkeley
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker, San Jose State University
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker, University of California Davis
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker, University of Minnesota
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker, Rice University
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker, San Francisco State University
  • 2010 | Participant, DCO Mantle Frontiers Workshop
  • 2009 | Participant, MARGINS TEI: Volatiles in the Subduction Factory
  • 2009 | Participant, CIDER Community Workshop
  • 2009 | Participant, Marine Geoscience Leadership Symposium
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker, Geodynamics Seminar Series, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
  • 2009 | Session Convener, AGU Fall Meeting, "Using Small-Scale Observations to Answer Big Questions in Earth Sciences: Advances From 30 Years of Ion Microprobe Analysis"
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker, Department of Mineral Sciences, National Museum of Natural History
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker, Geological Society of Washington
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker, Department of Geology, University of Maryland
  • 2007 | Session Convener, AGU Fall Meeting, "Origin and Evolution of Continents: Lithospheric and Asthenospheric Perspectives"
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker, Marine Geology and Geophysics, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
  • 2006 | Participant, Second Cooperative Institute for Deep Earth Research, KITP
  • 2005 | Invited Speaker, Geological Sciences, Brown University
  • Member, American Geophysical Union
  • Member, Mineralogical Society of America
  • Member, Geological Society of Washington

Courses Taught

  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 315 Literature of Structural Geology
  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 104 Intro to Petrology
  • 2012 (Winter) | GES 315 Literature of Structural Geology
  • 2012 (Winter) | GES 340 Oxidation State of the Earth’s Interior
  • 2012 (Fall) | GES 315 Literature of Structural Geology
  • 2012 (Fall) | GES 190 Advanced Field Methods
  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 340 Volatiles in the Mantle [Enrolled 8]
  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 104 Intro to Petrology (w/ Mahood) [Enrolled 4]
  • 2012 (Spring) | GES 290 Department Seminar in GES [Enrolled 10]
  • 2012 (Winter) | GES 382 Mantle Geochemistry [Enrolled 7]
  • 2011 (Fall) | GES 290 Microstructures (w/ Miller) [Enrolled 9]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 340 Volatiles in the Mantle (w/ Mao & Gleason) [Enrolled 8]
  • 2011 (Spring) | GES 104 Intro to Petrology (w/ Mahood) [Enrolled 5]

Publications

  • *Craddock, P.R., J.M. Warren, N. Dauphas, 2013. The Chondritic Fe Isotopic Composition of the Earth, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 365, 63-76.
  • *Warren, J.M. and S.B. Shirey. Pb and Os isotopic constraints on the oceanic mantle from single abyssal peridotite sulfides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 359-360, 279-293, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.09.055.
  • *Recanati A., M.D. Kurz, J.M. Warren, J. Curtice, 2012. Helium distribution in a mantle shear zone from the Josephine Peridotite, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 359-360, 161-172, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.09.046.
  • *Skemer, P., J.M. Warren and G. Hirth, 2012. Interpreting mantle seismic anisotropy in complex kinematic settings, G-Cubed, 13, Q03006, doi:10.1029/2011GC003988.
  • Suyehiro, K., C. Bertka, D.K. Blackman, B. Ildefonse, P.B. Kelemen, A.J. Mangum, G. Myers, J. Phipps-Morgan, M. Schrenk, Y. Tatsumi and J.M. Warren, 2011. Executive Summary: "Mantle Frontier" Workshop, Scientific Drilling, 11, 51-55.
  • *Warren, J.M. and N. Shimizu, 2010. Cryptic Variations in Abyssal Peridotite Composition: Evidence for Recent Melt-Rock Reaction at the Ridge, Journal of Petrology, 51(1-2), 395-423, doi:10.1093/petrology/egp096.
  • *Dick, H.J.B., C.J. Lissenberg and J.M. Warren, 2010. Mantle Melting, Melt Transport, and Delivery Beneath a Slow-Spreading Ridge: The Paleo-MAR from 23º15’N to 23º45’N, Journal of Petrology, 51(1-2), 425-467, doi:10.1093/petrology/egp088.
  • *Skemer, P., J.M. Warren, P.B. Kelemen and G. Hirth, 2010. Microstructural and rheological evolution of a mantle shear zone, Journal of Petrology, 51(1-2), 55-80, doi:10.1093/petrology/egp057.
  • *Warren, J.M., N. Shimizu, C. Sakaguchi, H.J.B. Dick, and E. Nakamura, 2009. An assessment of mantle heterogeneity based on abyssal peridotite isotopic compositions, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B12203, doi:10.1029/2008JB006186.
  • *Kurz, M.D., J.M. Warren and J. Curtice, 2009. Mantle deformation and noble gases: helium and neon in oceanic mylonites, Chemical Geology, 266, 10-18
  • *Warren, J.M., G. Hirth and P.B. Kelemen, 2008. Evolution of olivine lattice preferred orientation during simple shear in the mantle, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 272, 501-512.
  • *Courtier, A.M., M.G. Jackson, J.F. Lawrence, Z. Wang, C.-T.A. Lee, R. Halama, J.M. Warren, R. Workman, W. Xu, M.M. Hirschmann, A.M. Larson, S.R. Hart, C. Lithgow-Bertelloni, L. Stixrude, W.-P. Chen, 2007. Correlation of seismic and petrologic thermometers suggests deep thermal anomalies beneath hotspots, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 264, 308-316.
  • *Dantas, C., G. Ceuleneer, M. Gregoire, M. Python, R. Freydier, J.M. Warren, and H.J.B. Dick, 2007. Pyroxenites from the Southwest Indian Ridge, 9-16ºE: Cumulates from Incremental Melt Fractions Produced at the Top of a Cold Melting Regime, Journal of Petrology, 48(4), 647-660.
  • *Warren, J.M. and G. Hirth, 2006. Grain Size Sensitive Deformation Mechanisms in Naturally Deformed Peridotites, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 248, 423-435.

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