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Miriam Kastner, research oceanographer and professor of Geology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Among her many research interest a few are; the role of fluids in the transport of heat and solutes and in sediment accretion and diagenesis in subduction zones; Chemical paleoceanography; Sedimentary geochemistry and diagenesis: mineralogical, chemical, and isotopic studies of recent and older sediments; processes responsible for the formation of submarine hydrothermal deposits; and the origin of present day and ancient phosphorites, dolomites, and cherts. June 1994.

Miriam Kastner, research oceanographer and professor of Geology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Among her many res...