Kuan-Yu Lin

Kuan-Yu Lin

Kuan-Yu Lin is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Delaware. He uses geochemistry and petrology of peridotites to understand the formation and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere and mid-oceanic ridge tectonics. He sailed as an igneous petrologist on the recent IODP Expedition 399 aboard the JOIDES Resolution. You can find Kuan-Yu on twitter (@mantlegeuse) or reach him via e-mail.

Into the Unknown: Research Cruises and the Geologist’s Drill

View aboard the JOIDES Resolution

With love for geoscience comes a zest for exploring the natural world. What we want to explore might not always be close to us. But science finds a way, even if it means sailing to the middle of the ocean. This week, we are going to dive into the nuts and bolts of how research cruises work in this blog post by Kuan-Yu Lin from the University of Delaware. Kuan-Yu recently sailed as an igneous petro ...[Read More]