Emily A. Pringle

Fields of Interest

Application of stable and radiogenic isotope systems (e.g., Si, Rb, Zn, Cd, Ca, Os, Nd, Sr) to current problems in cosmochemistry (planetary accretion and core formation, nucleosynthetic anomalies) and geochemistry (composition and evolution of the mantle and core)

Development of chemical and analytical techniques for isotope analyses by MC-ICP-MS and TIMS 


Ph.D. Cosmochemistry, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Sorbonne Paris Cité, 2017

The Cosmochemistry of Silicon and Rubidium

Advisor: Frédéric Moynier


M.A. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013

Advisor: Frédéric Moynier


B.Sc. Physics with mathematics minor, University of Missouri, 2008

Honors & Awards

Scripps Institution of Oceanography postdoctoral fellowship, 2017-2018

INSPIRE University Sorbonne Paris Cité graduate student fellowship, 2014-2016

Chateaubriand Fellowship to conduct international research, 2014

McDonnell Center for Space Sciences graduate student fellowship, 2012-2014

Nininger Meteorite Award for best meteoritics student paper, honorable mention, 2013

16. Phelan N, Day JMD, Dhaliwal JK, Liu Y, Corder CA, Strom C, Pringle EA, Assayag N, Cartigny P, Marti K, Moynier F (2022). A 187Re-187Os, 87Rb-86Sr, highly siderophile and incompatible trace element study of some carbonaceous, ordinary and enstatite chondrite meteorites, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 318, 19-54, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2021.11.020.

15. Mahan B, Moynier F, Siebert J, Gueguen B, Agranier A, Pringle EA, Bollard J, Connelly J, Bizzarro M (2018). Volatile element evolution of chondrules through time, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 115, 8547-8552, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1807263115.

14. Deng Z, Moynier F, van Zuilen K, Sossi P, Pringle EA, Chaussidon M (2018). Lack of resolvable titanium stable isotopic variations in bulk chondrites, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 239, 409-419, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.06.016.

13. Ducasse T, Gourgiotis A, Pringle EA, Moynier F, Frugier P, Jollivet P, Gin S (2018). Alteration of synthetic basaltic glass in silica saturated conditions: Analogy with nuclear glass, Applied Geochemistry 97, 19-31, doi: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2018.08.001.

12. Mahan B, Moynier F, Beck P, Pringle EA, Siebert J (2018). A history of violence: insights into post-accretionary heating in carbonaceous chondrites from volatile element abundances, Zn isotopes, and water contents, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 220 19-35, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.09.027.

11. Bollard J, Connelly JN, Whitehouse MJ, Pringle EA, Bonal L, Jørgensen JK, Nordlund Å, Moynier F, Bizzarro M (2017). Early formation of planetary building blocks inferred from Pb isotopic ages of chondrules. Science Advances 3 e1700407, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1700407.

10. Pringle EA, Moynier F (2017). Rubidium isotopic composition of the Earth, meteorites, and the Moon: Evidence for the origin of volatile loss during planetary accretion, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 473 62-70, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.05.033.

9. Amsellem E, Moynier F, Pringle EA, Bouvier A, Chen H, Day JMD (2017). Testing the chondrule-rich accretion model for planetary embryos using calcium isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 469 75-83, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.022.

8. Pringle EA, Moynier F, Beck P, Paniello R, Hezel D (2017). The origin of volatile element depletion in early solar system material: Clues from Zn isotopes in chondrules, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 468 62-71, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.002.

7. Mahan B, Siebert J, Pringle EA, Moynier F (2017). Elemental partitioning and isotopic fractionation of Zn between metal and silicate and geochemical estimation of the S content of the Earth’s core. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 196 252-270, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.09.013.

6. Pringle EA, Moynier F, Savage PS, Jackson MG, Moreira M, Day JMD (2016). Silicon isotopes reveal recycled altered oceanic crust in the mantle sources of ocean island basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 189 282-295, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.06.008.

5. Fujii T, Pringle EA, Chaussidon M, Moynier F (2015). Isotope fractionation of Si in protonation/deprotonation reaction of silicic acid: A new pH proxy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 168 193-205, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.07.003.

4. Moynier F, Pringle EA, Bouvier A, Moureau J (2015). Barium stable isotope composition of the Earth, meteorites, and calcium-aluminum-rich inclusions. Chemical Geology 413 1-6, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.08.002.

3. Pringle EA, Moynier F, Savage PS, Badro J, Barrat J-A (2014). Silicon isotopes in angrites and volatile loss in planetesimals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 111 17029-17032, doi:10.1073/pnas.1418889111.

2. Pringle EA, Savage PS, Jackson MG, Barrat J-A, Moynier F (2013). Si isotope homogeneity of the solar nebula. The Astrophysical Journal 779 123-127, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/779/2/123.

1. Pringle EA, Savage PS, Badro J, Barrat J-A, Moynier F (2013). Redox state during core formation on asteroid 4-Vesta. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 373 75-82, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.012.