Student Profile

Jackson School of Geosciences

Emily Cooperdock

Emily Cooperdock
Ph.D., Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, expected 2017
B.A., Earth Science, Columbia University, 2011


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Committee Members


Research Interests:
Method development for (U-Th)/He analysis; Fe-oxide (U-Th)/He dating; X-Ray Computed Tomography application to geologic samples; timing of serpentinization in tectonic processes; trace element cycling during serpentinization; magnetite formation; U and Th partitioning during metamorphism

Current Research Projects

Magnetite (U-Th)/He geochronology: constraining serpentinization along magma-poor continental margins

Past Research Projects

Depositional environment and detrital zircon dating of the Jardine Metasedimentary Sequence from the South Snowy Mountains in Yellowstone National Park

JSG Grant Matching Program - University of Texas at Austin (2015)

Graduate Research Fellowship - National Science Foundation (2014)

Summer Analytical Fees Grant - Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin (2014)

F. Earl Ingerson Graduate Research Assistance Fellowship in Geochemistry - University of Texas at Austin (2014)

Graduate Deans Prestigious Fellowship Supplement - University of Texas at Austin (2014)

Mineralogy/Petrology Student Research Grant - Mineralogical Society of America (2014)

Diversity Award - Geological Society of America (2013)

MGPV Division Award - Geological Society of America (2013)

Student Research Grant - Geological Society of America (2013)

Off Campus Research Grant - Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin (2013)

Jackson School Graduate Fellowship - Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin (2012)

Golden Hammer Award - University of Kansas Field Camp (2010)

Panel Member, Jackson School of Geosciences 10th Anniversary Celebration and Research Symposium (2016)

Coordinator, Petrology, Geochemistry, Structure and Tectonics Seminar (2016)

Co-Convener, AGU Fall Session (2016)

Planning Committee, iSamples EarthCube Research Coordination Workshop (2015)

Graduate Student Representative, Dean's Evaluation Committee, University of Texas at Austin (2015)

GK-12 Associate, GK-12 Program at UT-Austin (2014)

Secretary, Graduate Student Executive Committee (2014 - Present)

Vice President, Graduate Student Executive Committee (2013 - 2014)

Coordinator, Jackson School Research Symposium, Graduate Student Executive Committee (2013 - 2014)

Student-Faculty Liaison, Graduate Student Executive Committee (2012)

Unlocking the age of serpentinites with magnetite (U-Th)/He chronometry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, MA (2017)

Unlocking the age of serpentinites with magnetite (U-Th)/He chronometry, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades, NY (2017)

Magnetite U-Th/He Dating in the Alps, Exxon Mobil, Spring, TX (2015)

Magnetite (U-Th)/He Records Multiple Events on Syros, Greece, iPGST Seminar, University of Texas at Austin (2014)

(U-Th)/He Dating of Magnetites in Serpentinites, Goldschmidt Conference, Sacramento, CA (2014)

Magnetite (U-Th)/He Geochronology: Advancements in Sample Preparation and Application to Date Serpentinites, Geological Society of America-South Central, Austin, TX (2013)

Vetting Unconventional Minerals for Thermochronology, Geological Society of America, Denver, CO (2013)

Evolution of the Precambrian rocks of Yellowstone National Park: Metasedimentary Rocks, Geological Society of Amerca- Rocky Mountain, (2011)

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