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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 2019

Research Semester

Spring 2020

EES:1050 Introducton
to Geology

EES:3500 Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology


Projects

3D Metamorphic Textures

Metamorphic Kinetics

Thermal Models of Metamorphism (movie from Barb Dutrow LSU)