School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences

Professor Ian Parsons BSc, PhD, FRSE

Professor Emeritus
Room: 310
Address: Grant Institute, The King's Buildings, James Hutton Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FE
Phone: +44 (0) 131 650 5110
FAX: +44 (0) 131 650 7340
Email: Ian.Parsons@ed.ac.uk
Web Page: http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/homes/iparsons
Research Interests: Microtextures and phase behaviour in minerals, particularly feldspars. Use of microtextures as guides to thermal history and fluid-rock interactions in igneous to diagenetic regimes. Feldspar weathering. Mineral surfaces and the origins of life. Petrology of alkaline igneous rocks, Gardar province of South Greenland, and NW Scotland. Magma chamber processes, the origins of igneous layering, and post-magmatic modifications in cooling plutons.
Further Information: Publications
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