Brian Matthew Dreyer

Institute of Marine Sciences

University of California, Santa Cruz

1156 High St.

Santa Cruz, CA 95064

mailstop: EMS A316

phone: 831.459.5228

bdreyer—at—ucsc—dot—edu

 

 

 

 

 

Education

Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, 2007

PhD Earth and Planetary Sciences

Geochemical investigation of the Costa Rican and Kurile convergent margins

 

Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, 2003

AM Earth and Planetary Sciences

 

California State University- East Bay, Hayward, California

BS Geology - Cum Laude, 2000

BS Physical Science - Magna cum Laude, 1999

 

Professional Research Experience

Assistant Project Scientist, Institute of Marine Sciences, 8/2010 -present

University of California, Santa Cruz

Geologic, geochemical, and magmatic history the Juan de Fuca Ridge

 

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2/2010 -8/2010

Geologic, geochemical, and magmatic history of Endeavour segment, Juan de Fuca Ridge

 

Postdoctoral Science Fellow, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), 2/2008 -2/2010

Courtesy Appointment, UCSC Earth and Planetary Sciences Department

Volcanic and magmatic history of Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge

 

Graduate Student, Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, 8/2001 -12/2007

Cross-arc geochemistry of the Kurile arc, Russia

Petrogenesis and margin hydrology: Ocean Drilling Program Legs 170 and 205

 

Undergraduate Student Intern, IGPP, LLNL, Livermore, California, 2001

Geologic material sample preparation for analysis of cosmogenic radionuclides (10Be, 26Al)

 

Professional Field Experience

MBARI Northern Expedition to Juan de Fuca and Gorda Ridges: sample collection, ROV Doc Ricketts, 2009 (similar planned summer, 2011)

Cascade Range, Pacific NW, USA: collection of young basalts-basaltic andesites, 2004

Republic of the Philippines (Luzon Island): collection of historic-50ka volcanic products, 2003

 

Laboratory and Analytical Experience

Various sample preparation and wet chemical purification techniques for the analysis of major and trace element concentrations and radiogenic and cosmogenic isotopic ratios in geologic materials via EMPA, HR-ICP-MS, LA-ICP-MS (soon), MC-ICP-MS, TIMS, AMS. Details available upon request.

 

Professional Affiliations, Community Service, and Synergistic Activities

AGU Student Awards Committee (2011-).

Selected Participant, Marine Geoscience Leadership Symposium (Consortium for Ocean Leadership); April 18-22, 2011.

NSF GeoPRISMS Implementation Workshop: Subduction Cycles and Deformation (January, 2011).

NSF MARGINS Volatiles TEI, Fall 2009.

NSF-Ridge2000 (multiple).

Member: American Geophysical Union; Geological Society of America; The Geochemical Society.

Reviewer: NSF (Petrology and Geochemistry, Earth Sciences Division and Marine Geology and Geophysics, Ocean Sciences Division); Island Arc, the journal of the Geological Society of Japan.

 

Teaching and Mentoring

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California

Adjunct Professor, Spring 2011

 

Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Special Letter of Recognition- Outstanding Teaching Assistant, 2005 -2006

Director of Graduate Peer Mentoring Group, 2004 -2007

Laboratory Instructor / Teaching Assistant, 2001 -2007 (various)

 

Academic Distinctions

Washington University in Saint Louis, St. Louis, Missouri , 2001 -2003

Carl Tolman Geosciences Fellowship (2001-2003)

Herbert A. Wheeler Graduate Fellowship (2001, 2002)

 

National Association of Geoscience Teachers, 2001

Outstanding Field Geologist Award

 

California State University- East Bay, Hayward, California (1994 -2001)

Geological Sciences Scholarship Award (x2)

Physical Sciences Scholarship Award

Math and Computer Sciences Award

 

External Awards

NSF-OCE; $245,489; Collaborative Research: Fine-scale crustal accretion processes and rates of magma supply and replenishment at the southern Juan de Fuca Ridge neovolcanic zone (3/1/2011-)

 

Publications

Dreyer, B., Morris, J., and Gill, J., 2010, B-Be-10Be-eNd systematics at the Kurile convergent margin, Russia, Journal of Petrology, vol 50, no 8, pp 1761-1782, doi:10.1093/petrology/egq038.

 

Dreyer, B., 2007, Geochemical Investigations of the Cost Rican and Kurile Convergent Margins, PhD Thesis, Washington University in Saint Louis, 322 p.

 

DuFrane, S., Asmerom, Y., Mukasa, S., Morris, J., Dreyer, B., 2006, Subduction and melting processes inferred from U-Th-Sr-Nd-Pb isotope and trace element data, Luzon Philippines, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 70, pp. 3401-3420.

 

Dreyer, B., Chavagnac, V., Morris, J., Font, L., 2006, Source and Petrogenesis of the Igneous Complex cored on ODP Leg 205: Implications for Off-Axis Plume-Ridge Interaction on the Cocos Plate, ODP Leg 205 Scientific Results, pp. 1-38.

 

Manuscripts in Preparation (author lists and titles are tentative)

Dreyer, B., Clague, D.A., Gill, J.B., Geochemical and Petrological variability of recent magmatism at Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge.

Clague, D.A., Caress, D. Dreyer, B.M., Martin, J., Paduan, J.B., Geology of Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge.

Clague, D.A., Caress, D. Dreyer, B.M., Martin, J., Paduan, J.B., Geology of Endeavour segments, Juan de Fuca Ridge.

Dreyer, B., Gill, J.B., Morris, J.D., and Tollstrup, D.T, Composition, Flux, and Fate of Subducting Sediment, Kurile Arc.

 

Selected Abstracts and Whitepapers

Dreyer, B., Gill, J.B., Ramos, F.C., Clague, D.A., Scott, S.R., Uranium-series disequilibria of inflated sections of the Juan de Fuca Ridge: Implications for mantle melting, 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Clague, D.A., Paduan, J.B., Dreyer, B., Caress, D.W., Lava Flow Ages and Geologic Mapping on Mid-ocean Ridges, 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Dreyer, B., Refining timescales and magnitudes of recent volcanological and geochemical variability at Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge; 2010 Community Meeting, Ridge 2000, Portland.

 

Dreyer, B., Clague, D.A., Gill, J.B., 2009, Magmagenesis at Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge: Insights from Uranium-series systematics, 2009 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Morris, J. and Dreyer, B., 2009, B-Be-10Be-εNd systematics of the Kurile arc, Goldschmidt 2009.

 

Dreyer, B., Clague, D., Gill, J., 2009, U-Series systematics of Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge, Goldschmidt 2009.

 

Dreyer, B., Morris, J., Tera, F., 2008, Cross-arc element mobility and prograde subduction metamorphism at the Kurile convergent margin, Goldschmidt 2008.

 

Dreyer, B., Morris, J., Gill, J., Tollstrup, D., 2007, Element transfer through the Kurile convergent margin, Goldschmidt 2007.

 

Tollstrup, D., Gill, J., and Dreyer, B., 2007, High Field Strength and Rare Earth Element Systematics of the Kurile arc, 2007 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Dreyer, B., Morris, J., Tera, F., Gill, J., 2006, Sediment dynamics and the changing nature of the subduction component beneath the Kurile arc, 2006 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Dreyer, B., Chavagnac, V., and Morris, J., 2005, Low Temperature Fluid Flow in the Permeable Igneous Complex of the Subducting Cocos Plate, Offshore Costa Rica, 2005 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Dreyer, B., Chavagnac, V., Font, L., Morris, J., Schramm, B., 2004, Plume-ridge Interaction Recorded in the Subducting Crust Offshore Costa Rica: Constraints From Major, Trace Element, and Isotopic Data From ODP Legs 170 and 205, 2004 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

Chavagnac, V., Font, L., Schramm, B., Dreyer, B., Morris, J., 2004, Plume-Ridge Interaction on the Cocos Plate (ODP Leg 205, Costa Rica): Implication for Fluid Circulation, 2004 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco.

 

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