Harold Stowell

Professor

  • hstowell@ua.edu
  • (205) 348-5098
  • 2039 Bevill

Education

BS in Geology, Florida State University, 1978

MS in Geology, University of South Carolina, 1981

PhD, Princeton University, 1987

Website

http://hstowell.people.ua.edu

Research Interests

 

Magmatic Arc processes and the Growth of Continents
Partial Melting and Evolution of the Mid- to Lower-Crust in Orogenic Belts
Nucleation and Growth of Porphyroblasts in Metamorphic Rocks
Duration and Rates of Tectonic and Metamorphic Processes
Pressure-Temperature-Time Paths for Metamorphism
Phase Diagrams for Metamorphic Rocks
Garnet Sm-Nd Geochronology

Research Tools
Mass Spectrometry: VG Sector 54 – Garnet Sm-Nd, Zircon U-Pb
Electron Probe Microanalysis: JEOL 8600
X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry: PW 2400
Phase Diagram Sections & Thermodynamic Datasets

Research Group

Tectonics, Radiogenic Isotopes: RadIs

Research Group Members

Elizabeth Bollen

James Yelverton