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Tom Foster

Professor of Metamorphic
Petrology

Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242t

Education

Ph.D., The John Hopkins University
M.A., The John Hopkins University
B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Info

Office: 239 TH
Phone: 319-335-1801
Fax: 319-335-1821
E-mail: tom-foster@uiowa.edu 

Research Interests

Metamorphic petrology, igneous petrology, aqueous geochemistry, metamorphosed ore deposits, structural geology, field mapping, shape analysis, application of mathematical models and computer techniques to geology, high temperature reaction kinetics and material transport.

Courses

Fall 2013

12:005 Introduction to Geology

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Spring 2014

12:110 Applied Remote Sensing

12:150 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology

 

 


Projects

Polymetamorphic Textures

Metamorphic Processes

Regional Contact Metsamorphism

Colorado Proterozoic