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Nicholas Pester's Publications

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Publications

  1. Syverson , D. D., N. J. Pester, P. R. Craddock, W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2014), Fe isotope fractionation during phase separation in the NaCl-H2O system: An experimental study with implications for seafloor hydrothermal vents, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 406, 223-232.
  2. Pester, N. J., K. Ding, W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2014), Magmatic eruptions and iron volatility in deep-sea hydrothermal fluids, Geology, 42, 255-258.
  3. Brant, C., L. A. Coogan, K. M. Gillis, W. E. Seyfried, N. J. Pester, J. Spence (2012), Lithium and Li-isotopes in young altered upper oceanic crust from the East Pacific Rise, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 96, 272-293.
  4. Pester, N. J., E. P. Reeves, M. E. Rough, K. Ding, J. S. Seewald and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2012), Subseafloor phase equilibria in high-temperature hydrothermal fluids of the Lucky Strike Seamount (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 37°17’N), Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 90, 303-322.
  5. Pester, N. J., M. E. Rough, K. Ding and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2011), A new Fe/Mn geothermometer for hydrothermal systems: Implications for high-salinity fluids at 13°N on the East Pacific Rise. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 7881-7892.
  6. Wu, S., C. Yang, N. Pester, Y. Chen (2011), A new hydraulically actuated titanium sampling valve for a deep-sea hydrothermal fluid sampler. IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 36, 462-469.
  7. Seyfried W. E., Jr., N. J. Pester, K. Ding, and M. Rough (2011), Vent fluid chemistry of the Rainbow hydrothermal system (36°N, MAR): Phase equilibria and in-situ pH controls on subseafloor alteration processes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 1574-1593.
  8. Seyfried, W. E., Jr., N. J. Pester, Fu Qi (2010), Phase equilibria controls on the chemistry of vent fluids from hydrothermal systems on slow spreading ridges: Reactivity of plagioclase and olivine solid solutions and the pH-silica connection, in Diversity of Hydrothermal Systems on Slow Spreading Ocean Ridges, Geophys. Monogr. Ser., 188, edited by P. Rona, C. Davey, J. Dyment and B. Murton, pp. 297-320, AGU, Washington, D.C.
  9. Foustoukos, D.I., N.J. Pester, K. Ding and W.E. Seyfried, Jr. (2009), Dissolved carbon species in associated diffuse and focused flow hydrothermal vents at the Main Endeavour Field, Juan de Fuca Ridge: Phase equilibria and kinetic constraints, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8, Q10003, doi: 1029/2009/GC002472.
  10. Pester, N. J., D. A. Butterfield, D. I. Foustoukos, K. K. Roe, K. Ding, T. M. Shank, and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2008), The chemistry of diffuse-flow vent fluids on the Galapagos Rift (86°W): Temporal variability and subseafloor phase equilibria controls, in Magma to Microbe: Modeling Hydrothermal Processes at Oceanic Spreading Centers, Geophys. Monogr. Ser., 178, edited by R. P. Lowell, J. S. Seewald, M. R. Perfit and A. Metaxas, pp. 123-144, AGU, Washington, D.C.

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Select Abstracts

  1. Pester, N. J., A. T. Schaen, K. Ding, W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2014), Experimental contraints on hydrothermal circulation in mid-ocean ridges, Mineralogical Magazine, 78-1943, Paper presented at the 24th V.M. Goldschmidt conference, Sacramento, CA, USA, 9-13 Jun.
  2. Pester, N. J., K. Ding and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2012), Experimental vapor-liquid partitioning of transition metals in NaCl dominated fluids, Mineralogical Magazine, 76(6) 2223. Paper presented at the 22nd V.M. Goldschmidt conference, Montreal, Canada, 25-29 Jun.
  3. Pester, N. J. and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2011), Kinetic and thermodynamic controls on the concentration of carbon gases in hydrothermal fluids, GSA Abstracts with Programs, 43, 532. Paper 220-11 presented at the GSA annual meeting and exposition, Minneapolis, MN, 9-12 Oct.
  4. Pester, N. J. and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2011), Abiogenic formation of carbon species at hydrothermal conditions using a novel flow apparatus, Mineralogical Magazine, 75(3), 1626. Paper presented at the 21st V.M. Goldschmidt conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 14-19 Aug. (invited lecture)
  5. Pester, N.J. and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2010), Vapor-liquid partitioning of iron and manganese in hydrothermal fluids: An experimental investigation with application to the integrated study of basalt-hosted hydrothermal systems, Abstract OS14A-03 presented at the 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU: San Francisco, CA, 13-17 Dec.
  6. Pester, N. J., M. E. Rough, K. Ding and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2010), Phase equilibria controls on mass transfer reactions in the Rainbow hydrothermal system, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, A809. Paper presented at the 20th V.M. Goldschmidt conference, Knoxville, TN, 13-18 Jun.
  7. Pester, N. J., K. Ding, and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2009),  Recent hydrothermal fluid chemistry from EPR 13°N: Phase equilibria constraints with applicability to the integrated study of basalt-hosted hydrothermal systems, Eos, Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 90 (52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS12A-05. Paper presented at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 14-18 Dec.
  8. Pester, N. J., M. Rough, K. Ding, and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2008), Phase equilibria controls on fluid chemistry at the Lucky Strike hydrothermal field, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Eos, Trans. Am. Geophys. Union, 89 (53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V54B-06. Paper presented at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. (WINNER: Outstanding Student Presentation Award)
  9. Pester, N. J., D. A. Butterfield, D. I. Foustoukos, K. K. Roe, K. Ding, T. M. Shank, and W. E. Seyfried, Jr. (2007), The chemistry of diffuse-flow vent fluids on the Galapagos Rift (86°W): Temporal variability and subseafloor phase equilibria controls, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, A780. Paper presented at the 17th V.M. Goldschmidt conference, Cologne, Germany, 19-24 Aug.

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Invited Lectures

  • Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, U.S.A. (2/12/2010)
  • 21st Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic (8/14-8/19/2011)
  • Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (3/2014)

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