David Schneider


David Schneider
Chair and Full Professor

BSc University of Akron (1993)
MSc Kent Sate University (1995)
PhD Lehigh University (2000)

Room: STM 345
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 6155
Work E-mail: david.schneider@uOttawa.ca



Application and development of thermochronology and geochronology to geologic problems of regional tectonic interest, particularly resolving the low-T events; understanding the deformation and metamorphic controls of crustal rheology.

Present studies include: [1] extensional tectonics of the Cyclades (Aegean Sea, Greece); [2] exhumation of HT & HP rocks, Bohemian massif (central Europe) & Grenville Province (Canada); [3] thermochronometry & thermal histories of the Canadian Cordillera and other petroleum systems; [4] Neoarchean to Paleoproterozoic tectonics of Laurentia, with implications for metallic ore deposits.

Fields of Interest

  • Tectonique continentale
  • Pétrologie
  • Géochronologie
  • Thermochronologie
  • Géologie du Précambrien
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