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Andrew C. Kurtz
Department of Earth Sciences
Boston University
675 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215
Phone: (617) 358-2570 Fax: (617) 353-3290
Email: kurtz@bu.edu

Ph.D., Geological Sciences, Cornell University, 2000
M.S., Geological Sciences, Cornell University,  1996
B.S., Geology (Summa Cum Laude), Ohio University, 1993




Publications (** indicates student author)

**Scribner, A.M., A.C. Kurtz, O.A. Chadwick (2006) Germanium sequestration by soil: targeting the roles of secondary clays and Fe-oxyhydroxides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters v.243, p.760-770.PDF

  Derry, L.A., A.C. Kurtz, K. Ziegler, O.A. Chadwick (2005) Biological control of terrestrial silica cycling and export fluxes to watersheds, Nature, v. 433, p. 728-731, doi:10.1038/nature03299.PDF
  Kay, S.M., E. Godoy, and A.C. Kurtz. (2005) Episodic arc migration, crustal thickening, subduction erosion, and magmatism in the south-central Andes. Geological Society of America Bulletin v. 117, p. 67-88.PDF
  **Moore, T.S., R.W. Murray, A.C. Kurtz, D. P. Schrag. (2004) Anaerobic methane oxidation and the formation of dolomite.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 229, p.141-154.PDF
  Kurtz, A.C. and Derry, L.A., 2004, Tracing silicate weathering and terrestrial silica cycling with Ge/Si ratios, in Wanty, R.B., and Seal, R.R., eds., 11th International Symposium on Water Rock Interaction: Lisse, The Netherlands, Swets & Zeitlinger Pubs, 833-837.PDF
  Kurtz, A.C., L.R. Kump, M.A. Arthur, J.C. Zachos, and A. Paytan. (2003) Early Cenozoic decoupling of the global carbon and sulfur cycles. Paleoceanography v.18doi:10.1029/2003PA000908.PDF
  Kurtz, A.C., L.A. Derry, and O.A. Chadwick. (2002) Germanium/silicon fractionation in the weathering environment.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta v. 66, p. 1525-1537. PDF
  Kurtz, A.C., L.A. Derry, and O.A. Chadwick. (2001) Accretion of Asian dust to Hawaiian soils: isotopic, elemental, and mineral mass balances. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta v. 65, p. 1971-1983.PDF
  Kurtz, A.C., L.A. Derry, O.A. Chadwick, and M. J. Alfano.  (2000) Refractory element mobility in volcanic soils.  Geology, v. 28, p. 683-686.  PDF
  Filippelli, G.M., J.W. Carnanhan, L.A. Derry, and A.C. Kurtz. (2000) Terrestrial paleorecords of Ge/Si cycling derived from lake diatoms. Chemical Geology, v. 168, p. 9-26. PDF
  Kurtz, A.C., S.M. Kay, R. Charrier, and E. Farrar. (1997) Geochronology of miocene plutons and Andean uplift history in the  El Teniente region, central Chile (34°S-35°S).  Revista Geologica de Chile. vol. 24, no. 1, p 75-90.