Ben Holtzman

Lamont Associate Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Seismology Geology and Tectonophysics
Lecturer
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
220 Seismology
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
Phone: 
(845) 365-8382
Fax: 
(845) 365-8150
Fields of interest: 
The intersection of rock physics, seismology, and geodynamics
Education
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph.D. Geophysics
University of Minnesota
2003
M.Sc. Geology
University of Minnesota
1999
Sc. B. Geological Sciences
Brown University
1995
Selected Publications: 
Viscous energy dissipation and strain partitioning in partially molten rocks, Holtzman, B. K.; Kohlstedt, D. L.; Morgan, J. P. , Journal of Petrology, Dec, Volume 46, Issue 12, p.2569-2592, (2005), DOI 10.1093/petrology/egi065

Vug-waves: a non-dilatent shear-driven melt migration mechanism, Morgan, J. P.; Holtzman, B. K. , Geophysics, Geochemistry, Geosystems, (2005)

Stress-driven melt segregation in partially molten rocks, Holtzman, B. K.; Groebner, N. J.; Zimmerman, M. E.; Ginsberg, S. B.; Kohlstedt, D. L. , Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, May 9, Volume 4, p.-, (2003), Doi 10.1029/2001gc000258

Melt segregation and strain partitioning: Implications for seismic anisotropy and mantle flow, Holtzman, B. K.; Kohlstedt, D. L.; Zimmerman, M. E.; Heidelbach, F.; Hiraga, T.; Hustoft, J. , Science, Aug 29, Volume 301, Issue 5637, p.1227-1230, (2003)

Gauging Stress from deformed chromite pods in the Oman ophiolite, Holtzman, B. K. , Geological Society of America Special Paper, Volume 80, p.149-160, (2001)