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James Macdonald

Associate Professor
Geology
Florida Gulf Coast University
United States of America

Biography

Jamie MacDonald is an Associate Professor of Geology within the Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in Geology from the University at Albany in 2006 and a B.S. in Environmental Geology from SUNY New Paltz in 1998. Dr. MacDonald’s research interests include ophiolites, petrology, tectonics, and Earth Science education.

Research Interest

Petrology, geochemistry

Publications

  • MacDonald, J.H., Jr., Harper, G.D., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., Mlinarevic, A.N., and Miller, B.V., 2008, Geochemistry and geology of the Iron Mountain unit, Ingalls ophiolite complex, Washington: Evidence for the polygenetic nature of the Ingalls complex, in Wright, J.E., and Shervais, J.W., eds., Ophiolites, Arcs, and Batholiths: A Tribute to Cliff Hopson: Geological Society of America Special Paper 438, p. 161–173.

  • MacDonald, J.H., Jr., Harper, G.D., Miller, R.B., Miller, J.S., Mlinarevic, A.N., and Schultz, C.E., 2008, The Ingalls ophiolite complex, central Cascades, Washington: Geochemistry, tectonic setting, and regional correlations, in Wright, J.E., and Shervais, J.W., eds., Ophiolites, Arcs, and Batholiths: A Tribute to Cliff Hopson: Geological Society of America Special Paper 438, p. 133–159.

  • MacDonald, J.H., Jr., Harper, G.D., and Zhu, B., 2006, Petrology, geochemistry, and provenance of the Galice Formation, Klamath Mountains, Oregon–California, in Snoke, A.W., and Barnes, C.G., eds., Geological studies in the Klamath Mountains province, California and Oregon: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 410, p. 77-101.

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