Viorel Atudorei

Ph.D.,University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 1999 (Research Scientist III)
(505) 277-5261 or 277-3817,Email:

Research and Academic Interests:

Research interests in stable isotope geochemistry of sediments and sedimentary rocks and their applications to stratigraphy, sedimentology, paleocenography and paleoclimatology; Permian and Triassic stratigraphy; geochemistry and sedimentology of carbonates; geochemical changes associated with the Permian-Triassic mass extinction; carbon and oxygen isotope geochemistry of biogenic phosphates; analytical techniques used in stable isotope analysis

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Listing of Recent Publications:

"The effects of diagenesis on the oxygen isotopic composition of biogenic phosphates," American Journal of Science, v. 300, p. 34-55, 2000, (Z.D. Sharp, V. Atudorei and H. Furrer).

"Constraints on the Upper Permian to Upper Triassic marine carbon isotope curve, Case studies from the Tethys," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Lausanne, p. 160, 1999, (V. Atudorei).

"Lower and Middle Triassic geochemical events: implications for the biotic recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction," Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, p. 326, 1999, (V. Atudorei, A. Baud, E. Gradinaru, Z.D. Sharp, G. Shields, M. Gaetani, H. Bucher and P. Stille).

"Carbon isotope events during the Triassic," Albertiana, v. 20, p. 45-49, 1997, (V. Atudorei and A. Baud). "Oxygen isotope analysis of conodonts using the laser based GC-IRMS technique," Terra Nova (Abstract Supplement) v. 7, p. 445, 1997, (V. Atudorei and Z.D. Sharp).

"Late Permian and Early Triassic evolution of the Northern Indian margin: carbon isotope and sequence stratigraphy," Geodinamica Acta, v. 9, v. 57-77, 1996, (A. Baud, V. Atudorei and Z.D. Sharp

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