Abbreviated Curriculum Vitae

Gray E. Bebout
Professor, Lehigh University

[more complete CV here]

  GBebout photo April 2013

E-mail: geb0@lehigh.edu
Office Phone: 1-610-758-5831; Laboratory Phone: 1-610-758-6168; FAX: 1-610-758-3677
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
1 West Packer Avenue, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, USA

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Education:

B.S. (Geology; 9/81)  University of Texas at Austin

M.A. (Geology; 9/84) University of Texas at Austin

Thesis:
Fluid Evolution and Transport during Metamorphism: Evidence from the Llano Uplift, Texas

Ph.D. (Geology; 9/89) University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Dissertation:
Geological and Geochemical Investigations of Fluid Flow and Mass Transfer during Subduction-Zone Metamorphism

Appointments/Involvements:

2003 - present, Professor, Lehigh University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
2013/2014 - Visiting Research Scientist, Institute for Study of the Earth's Interior, Okayama University, Misasa, Tottori, Japan
2011/2012 - Visiting Professor, Institute for Study of the Earth's Interior, Okayama University, Misasa, Tottori, Japan
2006 - COE21 Visiting Foreign Professor, Institute for Study of the Earth's Interior, Okayama University, Misasa, Tottori, Japan
2000 - Center of Excellence Visiting Foreign Professor at Institute for Study of the Earth's Interior, Misasa, Tottori, Japan
1992 - 2003 Assistant and Associate Professor, Lehigh University, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
1989 - 1991 Postdoctoral Fellow, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Recent Publications:

Bebout, G. E., Fogel, M. L., and Cartigny, P., 2013Nitrogen: Highly volatile yet surprisingly compatible, for special issue of ELEMENTS (Nitrogen and its (BioGeoCosmo)Chemical Cycling, editors Bebout, G. E., Fogel, M. L., and Cartigny, P.), October 2013 issue.
Busigny, V., and Bebout, G. E., 2013, Nitrogen in the silicate Earth: Speciation and isotopic behavior during fluid-mineral interactions, for special issue of ELEMENTS (Nitrogen and its (BioGeoCosmo)Chemical Cycling, editors Bebout, G. E., Fogel, M. L., and Cartigny, P.), October 2013 issue.
Godfrey, L. V., Poulton, S. M., Bebout G. E., and Fralick, P. W., 2013, Stability of the nitrogen cycle during development of sulfidic water in the redox-stratified late Paleoproterozoic Ocean, Geology, v. 41, 655-658 doi: 10.1130/G33930.1.
Bebout, G. E., Agard, P., Kobayashi, K., Moriguti, T., and Nakamura, E., 2013, Devolatilization and trace element mobility in deeply subducted sedimentary rocks: Evidence from Western Alps HP/UHP suites, Chemical Geology, v. 342, 1-20, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.01.009.
Bebout, G. E., 2013, (invited) 4.20. Chemical and Isotopic Cycling in Subduction Zones, in Rudnick, R. L., ed., The Crust, Treatise on Geochemistry (eds. H. D. Holland and K. K. Turekian, Second Edition), Elsevier-Pergamon, Oxford., pp. 703-747.
Zelanko, P., Yu, Z., Bebout, G. E., and Kauffman, A. J., 2012, Multiple early Holocene climate oscillations at Silver Lake, New Jersey and their possible linkage with outburst floods, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.06.028.
Halama R., Bebout, G. E., John, T., and Scambelluri, M., 2012, Nitrogen recycling in subducted mantle rocks and implications for the global nitrogen cycle, International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), doi: 10.1007/s00531-012-0782-3.
John, T., Gussone, N., Podladchikov, Y. Y., Bebout, G. E., Dohmen, R., Halama, R., Klemd, R., Magna, T., and Seitz, H.-M., 2012, Volcanic arcs fed by rapid pulsed fuid flow through subducting slabs, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1482.
Gonyo, A., Yu, Z, and Bebout, G. E., 2012
, Late Holocene change in climate and atmospheric circulation inferred from geochemical records at Kepler Lake, south-central Alaska, Journal of Paleolimnology, v. 48, 55-67, doi: 10.1007/s10933-012-9603-8.
Evans, M. A., Bebout, G. E., and Brown, C. H., 2012, Changing fluid conditions during folding: An example from the central Appalachians, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.03.002.
Bebout, G. E., 2012, (invited) Ch. 9. Metasomatism in subduction zones of oceanic slabs, mantle wedges, and the slab-mantle interface, in D. Harlov, and H. Austrheim, editors, Metasomatism and Metamorphism: The Role of Fluids in Crustal and Upper Mantle Processes, Springer, Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences, ISBN: 978-3-642-28393-2.
Penniston-Dorland, S. C., Bebout, G. E., Pogge von Strandmann, A. E., Elliott, T., and Sorensen, S. S., 2011, Lithium and its isotopes as tracers of forearc fluids and metasomatic processes: Evidence from the Catalina Schist, California, USA, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.10.038.
Bebout, G. E., 2011, Ch. 3. Trace Element and Isotopic Fluxes/Subducted Slab, in Isotope Geochemistry, A Derivative of the Treatise on Geochemistry (eds. Holland, H. D., and Turekian, K. K.), Elsevier, p. 39-86.
Palya, A. P., Buick, I. S., and Bebout, G. E., 2010, Storage and mobility of nitrogen in the continental crust: Evidence from partially melted metasedimentary rocks, Mt. Stafford, Australia, Chemical Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.12.009.

Zhao, C., Yu, Z., Li, L., and Bebout, G. E., 2010, Major shifts in multidecadal moisture variability in the Mid-Atlantic region during the last 240 years, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 37, L09702, doi:10.1029/2010GL043133.
Li, L., Yu, Z., Bebout, G. E., Stretton, T., and Allen, A., 2010, Tree-ring width and δ13C records of industrial stress and recovery in Pennslyvania and New Jersey forests: Implications for CO2 uptake by temperate forests, Chemical Geology, v. 273, 250-257.
Halama R., Bebout, G. E., John, T., and Schenk, V., 2009, Nitrogen recycling in subducted oceanic lithosphere: The record in high- and ultrahigh-pressure metabasaltic rocks, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.12.003.
Li, L., Yu, Z., Moeller, R. E., Bebout, G. E., 2008, Complex trajectories of aquatic and terrestrial shifts caused by multiple human-induced environmental stress, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 72, 4338-4351.
Svensen, H., Bebout, G., Kronz, A., Li, L., Planke, S., Chevallier, and Jamtveit, B., 2008, Nitrogen geochemistry as a tracer of fluid flow in a hydrothermal vent complex in the Karoo Basin, South Africa, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, online August 7, 2008.
Grove, M., Bebout, G. E., Jacobson, C. E., Barth, A. P., Kimbrough, D. L., King R. L., Zou, H., Lovera, O. M., Mahoney, B. J., and Gehrels, G. E., 2008, The Catalina Schist: evidence for mid-Cretaceous subduction erosion of southwestern North America, in Formation and Applications of the Sedimentary Record in Arc Collision Zones (eds. Draut, A. E., Clift, P. D., and Scholl, D. W.), Geological Society of America Special Paper, 436).
Buick, I. S., Grew, E. S., Armbruster, T., Medenbach, O., Yates, M. G., Bebout, G. E., and Clarke, G. L., 2008, Boromullite, Al9BSi2O19, a new mineral from granulite-facies metapelites, Mount Stafford, central Australia: a natural analogue of a synthetic "boron-mullite", European Journal of Mineralogy (April, 2008).
Bebout, G. E., 2007, (invited) Metamorphic chemical geodynamics of subduction zones, Frontiers paper, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 260, 373-393.
Bebout, G. E., 2007, (invited) 3.20 Trace Element and Isotopic Fluxes/Subducted Slab, Treatise on Geochemistry, Elsevier (electronic update chapter).
Bebout, G. E., Idleman, B. D., Li, L., and Hilkert, A., 2007, Isotope-ratio-monitoring gas chromatography methods for high-precision isotopic analysis of nanomole quantities of silicate nitrogen, Chemical Geology, 240, 1-10.
King, R. L., Bebout, G. E., Grove, M., Moriguti, T., and Nakamura, E., 2007
, Boron and lead isotope signatures of subduction-zone melange formation: Hybridization and fractionation along the slab-mantle interface beneath volcanic arcs, Chemical Geology, 239, 305-322.
Li, L., Bebout, G. E., and Idleman, B. D., 2007, Nitrogen concentration and isotopic compositions of altered oceanic crust obtained on ODP Legs 129 and 185: Insights into alteration-related nitrogen enrichment and the  nitrogen subduction budget, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 2344-2360.

Bebout, G. E., Bebout, A. E., and Graham, C. M., 2007, Cycling of B, Li, and LILE (K, Cs, Rb, Ba, Sr) into subduction zones: SIMS evidence from micas in high-P/T metasedimentary rocks, Chemical Geology, 239, 284-304.

Some Other Recent Activities:

2013  Invitation to serve as a discussion leader for Deep Carbon Observatory workshop on Tectonic Fluxes of Carbon (associated with American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco; trip canceled due to health issues)
2013  Co-convener (with Marilyn Fogel and Pierre Cartigny) of Union Session at Goldschmidt Conference, August, 2013 ("Frontiers in Nitrogen (BioGeoCosmo)Chemistry")
2012 - 2013  Co-editor of special issue of ELEMENTS (Geochemical Society publication) on "Nitrogen and its (BioGeoCosmo)Chemical Cycling" (co-editors Marilyn Fogel and Pierre Cartigny; issue was published in October, 2013)

cover of ELEMENTS v9., n.5

2011  Union Session Co-chair, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco ("Physical and Chemical State of Subducting Slabs and the Slab-Mantle Interface: Forearc, Subarc, and Beyond"; with Sarah Penniston-Dorland, Geoff Abers, and Philippe Agard)
2010 - present  Member of Scientific Committee, International Lithosphere Program, Task Force IX: Deep Into the Subduction Channel (DISC), Project Leaders P. Agard, A. Okay, B. Hacker, and T. Gerya (and participation in Workshop 2011, W. Alps, held in Sampeyre, Italy, summer, 2011)

2010 
Session Co-chair, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco ("Metamorphic Perspectives of Subduction Zone Evolution"; with Brad Hacker and Horst Marschall)
2009  Invited lecturer/instructor at EURISPET (European Intensive Seminars of Petrology), Granada, Spain, "High-Pressure Metamorphism and Subduction Zones")
2008  Session Co-chair, Fall AGU Meeting, San Francisco ("Subduction Zone Metamorphism: Fluid-Rock Interaction in Space and Time"; with Maureen Feineman, Jay Ague, and Ivan Savov)

2008  Session Co-chair, 2008 Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, Canada ("Isotopic Biogeochemical Tracers into the Ancient Rock Record"; with Pierre Cartigny and James Farquhar)
2007  Invited participation in ExxonMobil Symposium on Non-Hydrocarbon Gases (Houston, Texas, March, 2007; "Transfer of Organic Nitrogen through Diagenesis and Low- to High-Grade Metamorphism (and Beyond): An Isotopic Perspective")
2005 - 2009  Associate Editor, Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems (G-cubed)
2005 - 2006  Session Co-chair, 2006 Goldschmidt Conference, Melbourne, Australia (subduction-zone metamorphic geochemistry; with Richard Arculus)
2005 - present Associate Editor, Lithos
2002 -  2013
Member of
Books Board, American Geophysical Union
1999 - present  Co-editor (with T. Elliott) of subduction-zone-flux sections of GERM (Geochemical Earth Reference Model; http://www.earthref.org/)
1996 - 2006  Associate Editor, American Mineralogist
2001 - 2005  Co-convener of special session, "Trench to Subarc: Diagenetic and Metamorphic Mass Flux in Subduction Zones" (co-sponsored by GERM and MARGINS Subduction Factory) at the Fall AGU meeting, 2001, and guest editor of "theme" on this topic in Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems (G-cubed, theme completed December, 2004, click here)
2002 - 2004  Involvement as shorebased scientist in ODP Leg 205 (drilling off of Costa Rica in 2002; conducting C- and N-isotope analyses of seafloor sediment)
2002 - 2004  Member of Scientific Program Committee, Organizing Committee for the Water-Rock Interaction Conference, Saratoga Springs, June, 2004 (co-convener of two special sessions)
2002 - 2003  Co-convener of special session, "HP to UHP Metamorphic Mass Transfer and Chemical Cycling in Convergent Margins" (co-sponsored by GERM and MARGINS Subduction Factory), for the Goldschmidt Conference in Kurashiki, Japan, September, 2003
1999 - 2002  Involvement as shorebased scientist in ODP Leg 185 ("Crustal Recycling in the Izu-Marianas Margin"; conducting C- and N-isotope analyses of seafloor sediment and altered oceanic crust)
1995 - 1996
Chief Editor "Subduction Top to Bottom", AGU Geophysical Monograph, v. 96 (volume highlighting multidisciplinary study of convergent margins; co-editors Dave Scholl, Steve Kirby, and John Platt). Work is underway on a follow-up to this book, to be published on the twentieth anniversary of GM96.

SubTopBottom

Some Recent (active) Collaborators:

Philippe Agard - Universite PM Curie, France
Samuel Angiboust - Helmholtz Center, GFZ, Potsdam
Neil Banerjee - University of Western Ontario
Jaime Barnes - University of Texas, Austin
Ann E. Bebout - St. Thomas More School, Allentown, Pennsylvania

James Brenan - University of Toronto
Ian Buick - University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Bill Carlson - University of Texas, Austin
Laura Crispini - University of Genova, Italy
Tim Elliott - University of Bristol
Mark Evans - Central Connecticut State University
Charles Geiger - Universität Salzburg
Linda Godfrey - Rutgers University
Colin Graham - Edinburgh University
Marty Grove - Stanford University
Ralf Halama -
Universität Potsdam
David Hilton - University of California, San Diego

Bruce Idleman - Lehigh University
Matt Izawa - University of Western Ontario
Timm John -
Freie Universität Berlin
Robbie King - most recently at North Carolina State University
Lee Kump - Pennsylvania State University

Katsura Kobayashi - ISEI, Misasa, Japan
Takuya Kunihiro
- ISEI, Misasa, Japan
Long Li - University of Toronto
Horst Marschall - University of Bristol, now at WHOI
Takuya Moriguti - ISEI, Misasa, Japan

Eizo Nakamura - ISEI, Misasa, Japan
Tsutomu Ota
- ISEI, Misasa, Japan
Sarah Penniston-Dorland - University of Maryland
Terry Plank - Columbia University
Marco Scambelluri - University of Genova, Italy
Jane Selverstone - University of New Mexico
Henrik Svensen - University of Norway, OIso
Tatsuki Tsujimori 
- ISEI, Misasa, Japan
Zicheng Yu - Lehigh University

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