Paul Layer

Department

Department of Geology and Geophysics

Organization

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Email
player [at] gi.alaska.edu
Phone
907-474-5514

Address

PO Box 755780
Fairbanks, AK 99775
United States

Science Specialties

plate tectonics, geochronology, geology

Current Research

The UAF geochronology laboratory. Acquisition of a high sensitivity 40Ar/39Ar dating system for the University of Alaska. Geochronology studies of Yakutia (Northeast Russia). Cooling history of the Okpilak batholith determined from 40Ar/39Ar K-Feldspar thermochronometry. 40Ar/39Ar dating of Eocene obsidian from the Batza Tena archaeological site, West-Central Alaska, and of the McKinley pluton, Denali National Park, Alaska.

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