Christoph Helo, PhD


Christoph’s areas of specialization include analytical techniques for assessing volatile budgets in magmas, submarine Mid-Ocean Ridge Volcanism, and high PT petrological experimentation.  Christoph currently manages the TZM/MHC laboratory for studies in mafic magma petrogenesis.  He is also an active participant in the MBARI cruise to the East Pacific Rise.


Current Projects

Axial Volcano

Volatiles in Magma

High P/T petrology




Research: Submarine Volcanism, Volcanic Glasses, Magmatic Degassing and Petrogenesis