Dr. Jolante van Wijk

Jolante van Wijk, PhD

Professor of Geophysics

Earth & Environmental Science


Please visit my webpage (www.jolantevanwijk.com) for an overview of research projects

Geodynamics          Exploration Geophysics         Basin Analysis         Petroleum Systems

Landscape evolution modeling                  CO2 sequestration and enhanced oil recovery

Crustal magma storage systems        Western U.S. geology

Teaching at New Mexico Tech

Please visit my webpage (www.jolantevanwijk.com) for an overview of courses

Earth Processes (ERTH101)              Petroleum and Subsurface Geology (ERTH460)

Imperial Barrel Award        Depositional Systems and Basin Analysis

Petroleum Exploration Geophysics       The Lithosphere         The Rio Grande rift

Mantle Mysteries and Controversies   Geodynamics          Reservoir Geophysics

Petroleum Source Rocks           Shales


3 recent publications

Muirhead, J., Fischer, T.P., Oliva, S.J., Laizer, A., van Wijk, J.W., Currie, C.A., Lee, H., Judd, E.J., Kazimoto, E., Sano, Y., Takahata, N., Tiberi, C., Foley, S.F., Dufek, J., Reiss, M., Ebinger, C.J., Displaced cratonic mantle concentrates deep carbon during continental rifting, Nature, 582, p. 67-72, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2328-3, 2020:  https://rdcu.be/b4BiA

van Wijk, J., Heyman, S., Axen, G., Persaud, P., Nature of the crust in the northern Gulf of California and Salton Trough, Geosphere, https://doi.org/10.1130GES02082.1, 2019: https://pubs.geoscienceworld.org/gsa/geosphere/article/15/5/1598/573112/Nature-of-the-crust-in-the-northern-Gulf-of

Axen, G., J. van Wijk, and C. Currie, Base of the continental lithosphere scraped off by flat-subduction, Nature Geoscience, doi:1038/s41561-018-0263-9, 2018:  https://www.nature.com/articles/s41561-018-0263-9