Elizabeth D. Swanner (Betsy)

keywords: biogenic Fe, Mn & S minerals, Banded Iron Formations, ocean redox evolution, transition metals, photosynthetic Fe oxidation

Find me at Google Scholar.                                                                                                                                                     I blog for the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG).

I will be starting a Geobiology/Geochemistry research program at Iowa State University in August 2015. Prospective graduate students are welcome to contact me at:

Research Interests:  Co-evolution of microbial metabolisms and Earth's surface redox state. Using trace elements as geochemical redox proxies. Trace elements as biomarkers for microbial metabolic groups.