Dr. Kurt S. Panter
Education & Experience:
Ph.D., New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, New Mexico (1995)
M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, New Mexico (1990)
B.A., Geology, Western State College of Colorado (1986)
Professor, Department of Geology, Bowling Green State University (2018-)
Associate Professor, Department of Geology, Bowling Green State University (2006-2018)
Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, Bowling Green State University (2000-06)
Visiting Assistant Professor, Western State College of Colorado (1998-00)
Postdoctoral Research Associate, New Mexico Institute of Mining & Tech. (1995-97)
Geology Instructor, Western State College of Colorado (1993)
Physical Science Technician, Eastern Mineral Recourses, USGS Reston, VA (1986-87)
Specialty Areas of Interest:
Igneous Petrology – origin and evolution of alkaline magmas, magma mixing
Geochemistry – major and trace elements, mineral chemistry, isotopes
Volcanology – physical volcanology, stratigraphy, glacial-volcanic interaction
Current BGSU Courses:
Geological Hazards – Ugrad
Volcanology – Ugrad/Grad
Recent and Current Research or Grants:
Petrology and Geochemistry of Miocene Volcanic Rocks Recovered from the Southern McMurdo Sound (SMS) Drillsites, ANDRILL (AUSSP).
Collaborative Research: Late Ceonzoic Volcanism and Glaciation at Minna Bluff, Antarctica: Implications for Antarctic Cryosphere History, NSF OPP 05-38033. Co-PIs: T. Wilch (Albion College) and W. McIntosh (New Mexico Tech).
Collaborative Research: Constraining the Petrogenesis and Mantle Source of Adare Basin Seamount Lavas, NSF OPP 05-38374. Co-PIs: P. Castillo and S. Cande (Scripps Inst. Oceanography).
Recent Peer Reviewed Publications and Submissions:
Alcorn, R., Panter, K.S., Gorsevski, P.V.. (In press). A GIS-based volcanic hazard and risk assessment of eruptions sourced within Valles Caldera, New Mexico. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.09.005
Nyland, R.E., Panter, K.S., Rocchi, S., Di Vincenzo, G., Del Carlo, P., Tiepolo, M., Field, B., Gorsevski, P. (2013) Volcanic activity and its link to glaciation cycles: Single-grain age and geochemistry of Early Miocene volcanic glass from ANDRILL AND-2A core, Antarctica, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 250:106–128
Di Roberto, A., Del Carlo P., Rocchi S., Panter K.S., in review, Early Miocene volcanic activity and paleoenvironment conditions recorded in tephra layers of the AND-2A core (southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica), submitted to Geosphere.
Fielding, C.R., Browne G.H., Field, B., Florindo, F., Harwood, D.M., Krissek, L.A., Levy, R., Panter, K.S., Passchier S.A., Pekar, S.F., 2011, Stratigraphic cyclicity from the ANDRILL AND-2A drillcore, Antarctica: a long-term, ice-proximal record of Early to mid-Miocene climate, sea-level and glacial dynamism. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (P3) 305, 337-351.
Passchier, S., Browne, G., Field, B., Fielding, C.R., Krissek, L.A., Panter, K.S., Pekar, S.F. and ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, 2011, Early and Middle Miocene Antarctic glacial history from the sedimentary facies distribution in the AND-2A drill hole, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Geological Society of America Bulletin 123 (11-12), 2352-2365, doi:10.1130/B30334.1
Di Vincenzo, G., Bracciali, L., Del Carlo, P., Panter, K.S., Rocchi, S., 2010, 40Ar/39Ar laser dating of volcanogenic products from the AND-2A core (ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica). Bulletin of Volcanology 27 (4), 487-505, doi: 10.1007/s00445-009-0337-z
Del Carlo, P., Panter, K.S., Bassett, K., Bracciali, L., Di Vincenzo, G., Rocchi, S., 2009, The upper lithostratigraphic unit of ANDRILL AND-2A core (Southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica): local volcanic sources, paleoenvironmental implications and subsidence in the western Victoria Land Basin. Global and Planetary Change 69, 142-161, doi: 10.1016/jgloplacha.2009.09.002