Amato: Current Projects

Mapping in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska

Current Projects


Most projects involve field mapping, structural analysis, petrology, and geochronology. See the
publications page for relevant articles.

New Mexico Projects: (these can be partially funded by the New Mexico Geological Society

• Proterozoic sedimentation, magmatism, and deformation in New Mexico: Assembly and accretion of the Mazatzal province
• U-Th/He dating of fault-block uplift in the Rio Grande Rift/Basin and Range transition zone
• Paleogene caldera formation in the Mogollon-Datil volcanic field: Volcanism and extension
• Timing and origin of the ~1.1 Ga diabase dike swarm in the southwest U.S.
• Significance of pyroxenite and granulite xenoliths of the Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico