Dr Liene Spruzeniece

  • Microanalysis Experimental Officer (School Geographical & Earth Sciences Administration)

telephone: 0141 330 5466
email: Liene.Spruzeniece@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

Import to contacts

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-7175-3024

Biography

2021 - now
Manager of the Electron Microscopy facility GEMS, University of Glasgow, UK

2018-2020
Postdoc, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. Project "Microstructural evolution of hydrothermal crack-seal veins". Advisor prof. Janos Urai.

2018 – 2018
Postdoc, Camborne School of Mines, UK. Project “Flexible and Mobile Economic (FAME) processing technologies of critical metals”. Advisor: prof. Jens Andersen.

2012-2016
PhD in geosciences, Macquarie University, Australia. Project “Fluid-rock interaction: From simple single crystals to complex natural systems”. Supervisor prof. Sandra Piazolo.

2010-2012
MSc in geosciences, Norwegian centre of excellence "Physics of Geological Processes", University of Oslo, Norway.

2008-2010
MSc in geology, University of Latvia, Latvia

2004-2008
BSc in geography, University of Latvia, Latvia

Research interests

  • SEM-based microanalytical techniques (EDS, EBSD, CL)
  • Raman microscopy
  • Fluid-rock interaction
  • Deformation microstructures

Publications

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Number of items: 9.

2023

Khudhur, F. W.K. , MacDonald, J. M. , Daly, L. , Macente, A. , Spruženiece, L. , Griffin, S. and Wilson, C. (2023) Microstructural analysis of slag properties associated with calcite precipitation due to passive CO2 mineralization. Micron, 174, 103532. (doi: 10.1016/j.micron.2023.103532) (PMID:37683551)

MacDonald, J. M. , Brolly, C. V., Slaymark, C., Spruzeniece, L. , Wilson, C. and Hilderman, R. (2023) The mechanisms and drivers of lithification in slag-dominated artificial ground. Depositional Record, 9(4), pp. 810-819. (doi: 10.1002/dep2.230)

2022

Pearson, P. N., Botticelli, M. , Ericsson, J., Olender, J. and Spruženiece, L. (2022) Authenticating coins of the ‘Roman emperor’ Sponsian. PLoS ONE, 17(11), e0274285. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274285) (PMID:36417346) (PMCID:PMC9683583)

2021

Späth, M., Spruzeniece, L. , Urai, J. L., Selzer, M., Arndt, M. and Nestler, B. (2021) Kinematics of crystal growth in single‐seal syntaxial veins in limestone ‐ a phase‐field study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(10), e2021JB022. (doi: 10.1029/2021JB022106)

Spruzeniece, L. , Späth, M., Urai, J. L., Ukar, E., Selzer, M. and Nestler, B. (2021) Wide-blocky veins explained by dependency of crystal growth rate on fracture surface type: Insights from phase-field modeling. Geology, 49(6), pp. 641-646. (doi: 10.1130/G48472.1)

Koehn, D., Piazolo, S., Beaudoin, N. E., Kelka, U., Spruzeniece, L. , Putnis, C. V. and Toussaint, R. (2021) Relative rates of fluid advection, elemental diffusion and replacement govern reaction front patterns. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 565, 116950. (doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116950)

Spath, M., Spruzeniece, L. , Selzer, M., Nestler, B. and Urai, J.L. (2021) Self-sealing Mechanisms of Fractured Rock. In: Biot-Baant Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1-3 June 2021,

2020

Spruzeniece, L. , Späth, M., Urai, J. L., Ukar, E., Selzer, M., Nestler, B. and Schwedt, A. (2020) Formation of wide-blocky calcite veins by extreme growth competition. Journal of the Geological Society, 178(2), jgs2020-10. (doi: 10.1144/jgs2020-104)

2019

Spruzeniece, L. and Urai, J. (2019) The role of fracture wall cementation on the vein spacing in microporous carbonates in the Lilstock area, UK. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 21,

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Number of items: 9.

Articles

Khudhur, F. W.K. , MacDonald, J. M. , Daly, L. , Macente, A. , Spruženiece, L. , Griffin, S. and Wilson, C. (2023) Microstructural analysis of slag properties associated with calcite precipitation due to passive CO2 mineralization. Micron, 174, 103532. (doi: 10.1016/j.micron.2023.103532) (PMID:37683551)

MacDonald, J. M. , Brolly, C. V., Slaymark, C., Spruzeniece, L. , Wilson, C. and Hilderman, R. (2023) The mechanisms and drivers of lithification in slag-dominated artificial ground. Depositional Record, 9(4), pp. 810-819. (doi: 10.1002/dep2.230)

Pearson, P. N., Botticelli, M. , Ericsson, J., Olender, J. and Spruženiece, L. (2022) Authenticating coins of the ‘Roman emperor’ Sponsian. PLoS ONE, 17(11), e0274285. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274285) (PMID:36417346) (PMCID:PMC9683583)

Späth, M., Spruzeniece, L. , Urai, J. L., Selzer, M., Arndt, M. and Nestler, B. (2021) Kinematics of crystal growth in single‐seal syntaxial veins in limestone ‐ a phase‐field study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(10), e2021JB022. (doi: 10.1029/2021JB022106)

Spruzeniece, L. , Späth, M., Urai, J. L., Ukar, E., Selzer, M. and Nestler, B. (2021) Wide-blocky veins explained by dependency of crystal growth rate on fracture surface type: Insights from phase-field modeling. Geology, 49(6), pp. 641-646. (doi: 10.1130/G48472.1)

Koehn, D., Piazolo, S., Beaudoin, N. E., Kelka, U., Spruzeniece, L. , Putnis, C. V. and Toussaint, R. (2021) Relative rates of fluid advection, elemental diffusion and replacement govern reaction front patterns. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 565, 116950. (doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116950)

Spruzeniece, L. , Späth, M., Urai, J. L., Ukar, E., Selzer, M., Nestler, B. and Schwedt, A. (2020) Formation of wide-blocky calcite veins by extreme growth competition. Journal of the Geological Society, 178(2), jgs2020-10. (doi: 10.1144/jgs2020-104)

Spruzeniece, L. and Urai, J. (2019) The role of fracture wall cementation on the vein spacing in microporous carbonates in the Lilstock area, UK. Geophysical Research Abstracts, 21,

Conference Proceedings

Spath, M., Spruzeniece, L. , Selzer, M., Nestler, B. and Urai, J.L. (2021) Self-sealing Mechanisms of Fractured Rock. In: Biot-Baant Conference, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1-3 June 2021,

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Research datasets

Jump to: 2024
Number of items: 1.

2024

Khudhur, F. , MacDonald, J. , Macente, A. , Daly, L. , Spruzeniece, L. , Wildman, M. , Chung, P., Wilson, C., Monoghan, A. and University of Edinburgh XRF Facility, (2024) Understanding CO2 mineralization in ironmaking and steelmaking by-products through microstructural analysis. [Data Collection]

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