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:

2017 - present, Specially Appointed Professor, Institute for Planetary Materials, Okayama University, Misasa, Tottori, Japan
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


Honors/Awards:

Fellow — Mineralogical Society of America (as of November, 2018)


Recent Publications:

Bebout, G. E., 2020, Insights into subduction zone dynamics, (Invited) Encyclopedia of Geology, 2nd edition, Elsevier.

Epstein, G. S., Bebout, G. E., and Angiboust, S., 2020, Fluid and mass transfer along transient subduction interfaces in a deep paleo-accretionary wedge (Western Alps), Chemical Geology.

Halama, R., and Bebout, G., 2020, (Invited) Earth's nitrogen and carbon cycles, in Introduction to reading terrestrial planet evolution in isotopes and element measurements, International Space Science Institute.

Cannao, E., Scambelluri, M., Bebout, G. E., Agostini, S., Pettke, T., and Godard, M., 2020, Ophicarbonate evolution from seafloor to subduction and implications for deep-Earth C cycling, Chemical Geology.

Cannao, E., Scambelluri, Tiepolo, M., and Bebout, G. E., 2020, Into the deep and beyond: carbon and nitrogen subduction recycling in secondary peridotites, Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

Epstein, G. S., Bebout, G. E., Angiboust, S., and Agard, P., 2019, Scales of fluid-rock interaction and carbon mobility in the deeply underplated and HP-metamorphosed Schistes Lustres, Western Alps. Lithos.

Tartarotti, P., Guerini , S., Rotondo, F., Festa, A., Balestro, G., Bebout, G. E., Cannaò, E., Epstein, G. S., and Scambelluri, M., 2019, Superposed sedimentary and tectonic block-in-matrix fabrics in a subducted serpentinite mélange (high-pressure Zermatt Saas ophiolite, Western Alps). Geosciences, 9, 358.

Barnes, J. D., Penniston-Dorland, S. C., Bebout, G. E., Hoover, W., Beaudoin, G. M., and Agard, P., 2019, Chlorine and lithium behavior in metasedimentary rocks during prograde metamorphism: A comparative study of exhumed subduction complexes (Catalina Schist and Schistes Lustres), Lithos.

House, B. M., Bebout, G. E., and Hilton, D. R., 2019, Carbon cycling at the Sunda margin, Indonesia: A regional study with global implications, Geology.

Nakamura, E., Kunihiro, T., Ota, T., Sakaguchi, C., Tanaka, R., Kitagawa, H., Kobayashi, K., Yamanaka, M., Shimaki, Y., Bebout, G. E., Miura, H., Yamamoto, T., Malkovets, V., Grokhovsky, V., Koroleva, O., and Litasov, K., 2019, Hypervelocity collision and water-rock interaction in space preserved in the Chelyabinsk ordinary chondrite, Proceedings of the Japan Academy.

Jaeckel, K., Bebout, G. E., and Angiboust, S., 2018, Deformation-enhanced fluid and mass transfer along Western and Central Alps paleo-subduction interfaces: Significance for carbon cycling models, Geosphere, v. 14, doi.org/10.1130/GES01587.1.

Anderson, L. D., Bebout, G. E., Izawa, M. R. M., Bridge, N. J., and Banerjee, N. R., 2017, Chemical alteration and preservation of sedimentary/organic nitrogen isotopic signatures in a 2.7 Ga seafloor volcanic sequence, International Journal of Astrobiology, doi.org/10.1017/S1473550417000441.

Bebout, G. E., Banerjee, N. R., Izawa, M. R. M., Kobayashi, K., Lazzeri, K., Ranieri, L., and Nakamura, E., 2017, Nitrogen concentrations and isotopic compositions of seafloor-altered terrestrial basaltic glass: Implications for astrobiology, Astrobiology, v. 18, no. 4, DOI: 10.1089/ast.2017.1708.

Bebout, G. E., Scholl, D. W., Stern, R. J., Wallace, L. M., and Agard, P., 2017, Twenty years of subduction zone science: Subduction Top to Bottom 2 (ST2B-2), GSA Today, v. 28, doi: 10.1130/GSATG354A.1.

Angiboust, S., Yamato, P., Hertgen, S., Hyppolito, T., Bebout, G. E., and Morales, L., 2016, Fluid pathways and high pressure metasomatism in a subducted continental slice (Mt. Emilius klippe, W. Alps), Journal of Metamorphic Geology, DOI: 10.1111/jmg.12241.

Lazzeri, K. E., Bebout, G. E., and Geiger, C.A., 2016, Nitrogen and carbon concentrations and isotopic compositions of the silica clathrate melanophlogite, American Mineralogist, http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am-2016-5876.

Sievers, N. E., Tenore, J., Bebout, G. E., and Penniston-Dorland, S. C., 2016, Fingerprints of forearc element mobility in blueschist-facies metaconglomerates, Catalina Schist, California, International Geology Reviews.

Halama, R., Bebout, G. E., John, T., and Marschall, H., 2016, Fluid-induced breakdown of white mica controls nitrogen transfer during fluid-rock interaction in subduction zones, International Geology Reviews.

Bebout, G. E., 2016, Caesium: Element and Geochemistry, invited chapter for Encyclopedia of Geochemistry, Earth Science Series, Springer.

Scambelluri, M., Bebout, G. E., Belmonte, D., Gilio, M., Campomenosi, N., Collins, N. C., and Crispini, L., 2016, Carbonation of subduction-zone serpentinite (high-pressure ophicarbonate; Ligurian Western Alps) and implications for the deep carbon cycling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.02.034.

Bebout, G. E., and Penniston-Dorland, S. C., 2015, Fluid and mass transfer at subduction interfaces—The field metamorphic record (Invited Review Article), Lithos, DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2015.10.007.

Collins, N. C., Bebout, G. E., Angiboust, S., Agard, P., Scambelluri, M., Crispini, L., and John, T., 2015, Subduction zone metamorphic pathway for deep carbon cycling: II. Evidence  from HP/UHP metabasaltic rocks and ophicarbonates. Chemical Geology, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.06.012.

Bebout, G. E., Lazzeri, K. E., and Geiger, C. A., 2015, Pathways for nitrogen cycling in Earth's crust and upper mantle: A review and new results for microporous beryl and cordierite (Invited Centennial Article), American Mineralogist, DOI: 10.2138/am-2015-5363.

Cook-Kollars, J., Bebout, G. E., Collins, N. C., Angiboust, S., and Agard, P., 2014, Subduction zone metamorphic pathway for deep carbon cycling: I. Evidence from HP/UHP metasedimentary rocks, Italian Alps, Chemical Geology, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.07.013.

Penniston-Dorland, S., Gorman, J. K., Bebout, G. E., Piccoli, P. M., and Walker, R. J., 2014, Reaction rind formation in the Catalina Schist: Deciphering a history of mechanical mixing and metasomatic alteration, Chemical Geology, DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.06.024.

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.), DOI: 10.2113/gselements.9.5.333.

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.), DOI: 10.2113/gselements.9.5.353.

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.

Some Other Recent Activities:

2020 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, and Laura Wallace) of session at Fall AGU meeting held in San Francisco, California, December, 2020 ("Subduction Top to Bottom 2 (ST2B-2): A Major Publication Venture Celebrating 20 Years of Subduction Zone Science") - 31 abstracts

2019 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, and Laura Wallace) of session at Fall AGU meeting held in San Francisco, California, December, 2019 ("Subduction Top to Bottom 2 (ST2B-2): Processes and Products Modern and Ancient") - 72 abstracts

2019 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, and Laura Wallace) of session at Annual GSA meeting held in Phoenix, Arizona, September, 2019 ("Subduction Top to Bottom 2, Ancient and Modern")

2018 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, and Laura Wallace) of session at Fall AGU meeting in Washington, D.C., December 10-14, 2018 ("Subduction Top to Bottom-2") - 69 abstracts (total of >300 abstracts attracted over four meetings in 2016-2018)

2017 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, and Philippe Agard) of session at Fall AGU meeting in New Orleans, December 11-15, 2017 ("Subduction Top to Bottom 2, with a Caribbean Flavor") - 63 abstracts

2017 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, Anne Trehu, Joan Gomberg, and Thomas W. Sisson) of session at Annual GSA meeting in Seattle Washington, October 22-25, 2017 ("Subduction Top to Bottom 2 (ST2B-2), Cascadia and Beyond") - 37 abstracts

2016 Co-convener (with Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, Laura Wallace, and Philippe Agard) of session at Fall AGU meeting in San Francisco Dec. 12-16, 2016 ("Subduction Top to Bottom 2") - 136 abstracts

2015  Lead editor for "Subduction Top to Bottom 2" (ST2B-2; with co-editors Dave Scholl, Bob Stern, Laura Wallace, and Philippe Agard), an all-electronic publication (to be published in GEOSPHERE; accepting manuscripts through to the end of 2020). This project is a followup to the 1996 AGU Geophysical Monograph v. 96 (see below; "Subduction Top to Bottom")

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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)
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")

Some Recent (active) Collaborators:

Philippe Agard - Universite PM Curie, France
Samuel Angiboust - IPGP, Paris
Jaime Barnes - University of Texas, Austin
Roberto Braga and Bibiana Forster - University of Bologna, Italy
Enrico Cannao - University of Milan
Bill Carlson - University of Texas, Austin
Bruce Christenson - GNS Science, Wellington, New Zealand
Richard Gaschnig - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Charles Geiger - Universität Salzburg
Ralf Halama - Keele University, UK
Brian House - University of California, Los Angeles
Katsura Kobayashi - IPM, Misasa, Japan
Takuya Kunihiro - IPM, Misasa, Japan
Jack Mustard - Brown University
Eizo Nakamura - IPM, Misasa, Japan
Tsutomu Ota - IPM, Misasa, Japan
Sarah Penniston-Dorland - University of Maryland
Marco Scambelluri - University of Genova, Italy
Hirochika Sumino - University of Tokyo
Paola Tartarotti - University of Milan
Ikuko Wada - University of Minnesota
Cynthia Werner - USGS
Ken Williford, JPL/NASA

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