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Dr. Matthew Heizler

Graduate Students

(current to May 2021)

Total: 41
Primary Advisor: 20
Committee Member: 21

CurrentTyler CantrellMSX40Ar/39Ar geochronology: Ultra-high precision sanidine age dispersion.
CurrentJacob GehrzMSX40Ar/39Ar geochronology: Rio Grande River evolution during the past 5 Ma.
CurrentChristine BurrillPhDX40Ar/39Ar Geochronology Calibration of Cosmogenic Nuclide Scaling Models, Mt. Erebus, Antarctica
CurrentRobert HollingsworthMSXDetrital U-Pb zircon and 40Ar/39Ar muscovite geochronology from Early Pennsylvanian strata in the Anadarko basin, Texas Panhandle, USA
CurrentKory KirchnerPhDX*Unraveling Cenozoic Landscape Evolution of the Grand Canyon region with 40Ar/39Ar geochronology
CurrentDeusavan Costa FilhoPhDXCritical Minerals Hydrothermal Mobility Based On Ree Partitioning Experiments Between Calcite- And Fluorite- Fluid: Laboratory Experiments And Thermodynamic Modeling
2021Miceal AlbonicoMSX*The Birth and Incision History of the San Juan River in the past 5 Ma
2020Jordan AndersonMSX*Neogene Drainage Reversal and Colorado Plateau Uplift in the Salt River Area
2019Daniel YoungMSX*Structure, Tectonics and 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology, Picuris Range, NM
2019Carmen WinnPhDX*Constraining the drainage evolution of the Grand Canyon region by analyzing detrital zircon and sanidine of Paleogene river deposits
2018Adam SmithMSX40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of REE-Bearing Episyenites, NM&CO
2018Mark HollandPhDX*Thermochronology of Mazatzal Basement Rocks, SW USA
2017Kevin HenryMSX40Ar/39Ar Chronostratigraphy of Ogallala Sedimentary Rocks, NM
2016Marisa RepaschMSX*Birth And Evolution of The Rio Grande Fluvial System: New Insights From River Gravel Provenance Studies And Dated Paleoprofiles
2014Jake RossPhDXGeochronology of Southern Mcmurdo Sound And Development of Pychron: A 40Ar/39Ar Data Collection And Processing Software Suite
2014Lisa GastonMSX40Ar/39Ar Muscovite Thermochronology And Geochronology of New Mexico Pegmatites
2013Iain MasonMSX40A/39Ar Chronostratigraphy of San Juan Basin Sedimentary Rocks.
2012Matt ZimmererMSXThe Volcanic-Plutonic Relationship At Three Contrasting Rio Grande Rift Faulted Calderas
2012Clark ShortMSXEvaluation of the Multiple Domain Diffusion Model of Argon Thermochronology Through Characterization And Dating of Single K-Feldspar Fragments
2011Rebecca GarciaMSXCenozoic Intrusive And Exhumation History of the Elk and West Elk Mountains Plutons, Southwest Colorado
2010Josh FeldmanMSXThe Emplacement And Exhumation History of The Twin Lakes Batholith And Implications For The Laramide Orogeny And Flat Slab Subduciton.
2009Katherine Mason-BartonMSXConstraining The Eocene-Oligocene Time Scale Using High Precision 40Ar/39Ar Sanidine Geochronology of Ignimbrites, Southwest United States
2008Josh CrookMSX40Ar/39Ar Geochronology And Mineralization At Webster Pass, Colorado
2008Rob SandersPhDXK-Feldspar Thermochronology of Proterozoic Basement Rocks: Reconciling Regional Tectonism, Fluid Alteration, And Argon Transport In Microtexturally Complex Feldspar
2005Rob SandersMSX40Ar/39Ar Thermochronology Constraints On The Timing of Proterozoic Basement Exhumation And Fault Ancestry, Southwest Sangre De Cristo Range, New Mexico
2004Kate FletcherMSXGeochronology And Provenance of Four Mesoproterozoic Basins Across The Southwest United States: Evidence From 40Ar/39Ar Dating of Detrital Muscovites
2004Mike TimmonsPhDX*Mesoproterozoic Tectonic Evolution of Southwestern North America: Protracted Intracratonic Deformation, Sedimentation, And Differential Exhumation In Grand Canyon And The Rocky Mountain Region.
2003Colin ShawPhDX*40Ar/39Ar Thermochronology of Colorado And New Mexico Proterozoic Rocks
2002Bonnie FreyMSXEvidence of An Oceanic Plateau Origin And A Deep Depleted Mantle Source For The Iron King Volcanics, A 1.75 Ga Accreted Terrane In Central Arizona
2001Vladimir IspolatovPhDXGeology, 40Ar/39Ar Geochronology, And Fluid Inclusion Study of The Solton Sary Mesothermal Gold District, Kyrgyzstan
2001Eriwn MelisMSXTectonic History of the Proterozoic Basement of The Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains, New Mexico
2001Jose AmaranteMSXCharacterization of The Basement Rocks In The Mescalero 1 Well, Guadalupe County, New Mexico
2000Nigil BlameyPhDXEvolution of Hydrothermal Fluids At The Pipeline Gold Mine, Vander County, Nevada
2000Brian OlmstedMSX40Ar/39Ar Investigations of The Ocate Volcanic Field, North-Central New Mexico
2000Stacy PerilliMSX40Ar/39Ar And Fission-Track Thermochronology of The Central Trans-Hudson Orogen, Manitoba, Canada
1999Sara LundbergMSXAn Attempt To Date Fluid Inclusions In Quartz: Implications For The 40Ar/39Ar Method
1997Joe StroudMSXThe Geochronology of The Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field With Implications For Volcanic History And Landscape Evolution
1996Rich EsserMSX40Ar/39Ar Dating of Mount Erebus Volcano, Antarctica
1996John GoffPhDX40Ar/39Ar Geochronology of Gold Mineralization And Origin of Auriferous Fluids For The Getchell And Twin Creeks Mines, Humboldt County, Nevada
1996Joe MarcolineMSXField, Petrographic And 40Ar/39Ar Constraints On The Tectonic History of The Central Manzano Mountains, Central New Mexico

X*: UNM student. For UNM PhD students I act as primary advisor for a chapter of their dissertation. For UNM MS students I serve as a committee member.