Brian Kendall uses isotopes (both metal stable isotopes and radiogenic isotopes) to study a wide variety of geochemical processes, including the evolution of Earth's atmosphere and oceans and the formation of and exploration for petroleum and ore deposits.
He leads a $1.5 million initiative to establish a cutting-edge mass spectrometry facility and strong research program in solid Earth geochemistry and environmental biogeochemistry at Waterloo.
Professor Kendall uses geochemistry to
Specific research themes include
Professor Kendall's course offerings have included
He has also taught graduate courses in metal isotope geochemistry and geochronology, and supervises thesis research at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
2014 University of Waterloo Faculty of Science Outstanding Performance Award
2008-2009 Agouron Institute Geobiology Postdoctoral Fellowship
2003 Geological Society of America Graduate Student Research Grant
Geological Association of Canada
Geological Society of America
American Geophysical Union
The following news stories have featured Professor Kendall's research:
2008 PhD Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada
2003 MSc Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada
2000 BSc Geology (Honors), University of Alberta, Canada