Professor & Chair
Office: SCA 528
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1989
Geochemistry and Petrology of Subduction Zones, Modern and Ancient. Geochemical Evolution of the Earth's Mantle. Petrogenesis of Ultramafic Rocks. Appalachian Geology and Tectonics. Meteoritic/Planetary Geochemistry.
Mary Beck, Meghan Lindsey
Petrology, Geochemistry, and Geoscience Education
Savov, I.P., J.G. Ryan, P. Fryer, and M. D'Antonio (2005) Geochemistry of serpentinites from the Mariana forearc - Conical Seamount, ODP Leg 125: describing fluid-mediated slab additions. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems vol. 6, Q04J15 DOI10.1029/2004GC000777.
Savov, I.P., S. Guggino, J.G. Ryan, P. Fryer, and M. Mottl (2005) Geochemistry of serpentine muds and metamorphic rocks from the Mariana Forearc, ODP Sites 1200 and 778 -779, S.Chamorro and Conical seamounts. ODP Scientific Results, volume 195.
Ryan, J.G. and Kyle, P.R., (2004) Lithium and lithium isotope variations in intraplate mantle sources: insights from McMurdo Group lavas (Mt. Erebus) and other intraplate volcanic rocks. Chemical Geology, v. 212, pp 125-142.
Benton, L., J.G. Ryan, and I. Savov (2004) Lithium abundance and isotope systematics of forearc serpentinites, Conical Seamount, Mariana forearc: Insights into the mechanisms of slab/mantle exchange during subduction. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 5, 10.1029/2004GC000708.
Lang, H., Lee, A., Peterson, V. and J.G. Ryan (2004) Coexisting clinpyroxene/spinel and amphibole/spinel symplectites in metatroctolites from the Buck Creek ultramafic body, North Carolina Blue Ridge, USA. American Mineralogist, v. 89, pp. 20-30.