Carol A. Stein

Carol A. Stein is a Professor of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Illinois, Chicago. She earned her B.S. from the California Institute of Technology and her M.S. and Ph.D. from Columbia University.

Professor Stein’s research addresses the thermal evolution of oceanic lithosphere and hydrothermal circulation and North America’s Midcontinent rift system.

Representative Publications

Stein, Carol A., et al. “North America’s Midcontinent Rift: When rift met LIP.” Geosphere 11.5 (2015): 1607-1616.

Stein, Seth, et al. “Using Lake Superior parks to explain the Midcontinent Rift.” Park Science 32.1 (2015): 19-29.

Stein, Carol A., and Richard P. Von Herzen. “Potential effects of hydrothermal circulation and magmatism on heatflow at hotspot swells.” Geological Society of America Special Papers 430 (2007): 261-274.

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