Professor Fergus Gibb

Emeritus Professor of Petrology & Geochemistry
Member of the Immobilisation Science Laboratory

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 3630


Areas of Research
Geological disposal of nuclear wastes, especially higher activity wastes and alternative disposal concepts to the ‘mined repository’ for spent fuel and other high-level wastes.
High pressure/temperature experimental mineralogy & geochemistry, especially nucleation and crystal growth from natural magmas, including their applications to nuclear waste disposal.
Mineralogy, petrology & chemistry of basic/ultrabasic igneous intrusions.
Petrology, geochemistry and origins of the North Atlantic Igneous Province.
Electron probe microanalysis and its applications to the study of minerals and other solid-state materials.

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