Ryan Frazer

Senior Research Support Associate
B.A., Pomona College, 2009
M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2013
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017

Email: rfrazer@mit.edu
Office phone: 617.253.2505
Office location: 54-1116
Personal website: http://rfrazer.scripts.mit.edu/rfrazer

Research interests:
High-precision U-Pb geochronology. Magma evolution and pluton-volcano connections. Time scale calibration.

Recent publications:

  • Frazer, R.E., Coleman, D.S., Mills, R.D., 2014, Zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Mount Givens Granodiorite: implications for the genesis of large volumes of eruptible magma: Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, v. 119, no. 4, p. 2907-2924.
  • Lackey, J.S., Cecil, M.R., Windham, C.J., Frazer, R.E., Bindeman, I.N., Gehrels, G.E., 2012, The Fine Gold Intrusive Suite: The roles of basement terranes and magma source development in the Early Cretaceous Sierra Nevada batholith: Geosphere, v. 8, no. 2, p. 292-313.