David Ferguson

No longer at LDEO: 
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Geochemistry
221 Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
Phone: 
(845) 365-8918
Fax: 
(845) 365-8155
Fields of interest: 
Igneous petrology, volcanology, magmatism
Education
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
D.Phil
University of Oxford
2011
M.Sc
University College London
2007
Referenced in the Following News Items: 
Selected Publications: 
Constraining timescales of focused magmatic accretion and extension in the Afar crust using lava geochronology, Ferguson, D. J.; Calvert, A. T.; Pyle, D. M.; Blundy, J. D.; Yirgu, G.; Wright, T. J. , Nature Communications, Volume 4, Issue 1416, (2013), 10.1038/ncomms2410

Controls on magmatic cycles and development of rift topography of the Manda Hararo segment (Afar, Ethiopia): Insights from cosmogenic 3He investigation of landscape evolution, Medynski, S.; Pik, R.; Burnard, P.; Williams, A.; Vye-Brown, C.; Ferguson, D.; Blard, P, -H.; France, L.; Yirfu, G.; Seid, J. I.; Ayalew, D.; Calvert, A. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 367, p.133-145, (2013)

Melting during late-stage rifting in Afar is hot and deep, Ferguson, D. J.; Maclennan, J.; Bastow, I. D.; Pyle, D. M.; Jones, S. M., Keir; D., Blundy, J. D.; Plank, T.; Yirgu, G. , Nature, 07/2013, Volume 499, p.70-73, (2013), 0.1038/nature12292

Recent rift related volcanism in Afar, Ethiopia, Ferguson, D. J.; Barnie, T.D.; Pyle, D. M.; Oppenheimer, C.; Yirgu, G.; Lewi, E.; Kidane, T.; Carn, S.; Hamling, I. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 292, p.409-418, (2010)