GLY 110 : General Geology

GLY 314 : Mineralogy

GLY 421: Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology

GLY 425: Geochemistry

GLY 480: Low T Aqueous Geochemistry

Geology of Earth Resources

Lab Techniques in Geology

Photomicrographs of rocks and minerals

Field Photographs

First Year Seminar

 

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ALEY K. EL-SHAZLY, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geology

Department of Geology, Marshall University
131 Science Building, Huntington, WV 25705

Email:  elshazly@marshall.edu
 


B.Sc. Geology, University of Alexandria, Egypt, 1983.

M.S. Geology, Stanford University, 1987.

Ph.D. Geology, Stanford University, 1991.

Teaching Interests: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Geology of Earth Resources, Tectonics, Introductory Geology

Research Interests:

Tectonometamorphic evolution of orogenic belts and continental margins, and reconstructing the P-T-time history of metamorphic rocks. These studies involve field mapping, mineral analysis, application of geothermobarometers, phase equilibria, and a variety of geochronological techniques to metamorphic rocks to develop a tectonic model for the area studied.

  • Fluid - rock interaction, with special emphasis on the role of fluids in metamorphism and ore genesis (particularly in subduction zone settings).

  • Retrieval and assessment of the thermodynamic data of minerals, construction of petrogenetic grids.

Current Research Projects:

  • Granulite facies metamorphism and partial melting in the Central Blue Ridge Province, Southern Appalachians

  • Origin of Banded Iron Ores, Central Desert of Egypt.

  • Petrogenesis of mesothermal Au vein deposits, Egyptian Eastern Desert

  • Acid Mine Drainage effects on the stream water, WV & OH

  • High pressure metamorphism and tectonic evolution of the continental margin of Oman

  • Petrogenesis of the Melrose Stock, Dolly Varden Mountains, NV

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El-Shazly, A. K., 2009.

Last updated Jan, 2014

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