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Claire Nelson, PhD

Claire Nelson, PhD

Science Advisor

Carbon Mineralization + Ocean Alkalinity Enhancement (OAE) + Geologic Carbon Storage + Enhanced Rock Weathering

Headshot of Dr. Claire Nelson on background outside with plants
Headshot of Dr. Claire Nelson on background outside with plants
Headshot of Dr. Claire Nelson on background outside with plants

Background & Bio

Dr. Nelson is a geochemist with expertise in basalt chemical weathering, aqueous geochemistry, and secondary mineral formation. Her current interests include geologic carbon storage, specifically in-situ mineralization in mafic rock formations, as well as coastal and terrestrial enhanced weathering.

Currently, Dr. Nelson holds a position as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory where she uses reactive transport modeling to optimize large-scale injections of CO2 into basaltic reservoirs.

Education

PhD., Earth and Planetary Sciences
Northwestern University

M.S., Earth and Planetary Sciences
Northwestern University

B.S., Geology
Union College