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Grapenthin, R., M. West, and J. T. Freymueller (2017), The Utility of GNSS for Earthquake Early Warning in Regions with Sparse Seismic Networks, BSSA, published online, doi: 10.1785/0120160317


Spinelli, G.A., I. Wada, J. He, and M. Perry, 2016. The thermal effect of fluid circulation in the subducting crust on slab melting in the Chile subduction zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.031. link to this article:

Perry, M., G.A. Spinelli, I. Wada, and J. He, 2016. Modeled temperatures and fluid source distribution for the Mexican subduction zone: effects of hydrothermal circulation and implications for plate boundary seismic processes, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1002/2015GC006148. link to this article:

December 2015

Spinelli, G.A., Wada, I., He, J., and Perry, M. (2015), The thermal effect of fluid circulation in the subducting crust on slab melting in the Chile subduction zone, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.031.

November 2015

Axen, G.J., Luther, A. and Selverstone, J., Paleostress directions near two low-angle normal faults: testing mechanical models of weak faults and off-fault damage: Geosphere, v. 11, no. 6, 19 p., doi:10.1130/GES01211.1.

October 2015

Gomez-Velez J.D., J. W. Harvey, M. B Cardenas, and B. Kiel (2015), Denitrification in the Mississippi River network controlled by flow through river bedforms, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2567

Februrary 2015       

 Sherson L. R., Van Horn D. J., Gomez-Velez J. D., Crossey L. J., and Dahm C. N. (2015) Nutrient dynamics in an alpine headwater stream: use of continuous water quality sensors to examine responses to wildfire and precipitationevents, doi: 10.1002/hyp.10426


Rosales Lagarde, L., Boston, P., Campbell, A., Hose, L., Axen, G. and Stafford, K., Hydrogeology of northern Sierra de Chiapas, Mexico: a conceptual model based on a geochemical characterization of sulfide-rich karst brackish springs: Hydrogeology Journal, DOI 10.1007/s10040-014-1135-z, 21 p.


October 2014

Morton, E.A. and S. J. Arrowsmith (2014).  The Development of Global Probabilistic Propagation Look‐Up Tables for Infrasound Celerity and Back‐Azimuth Deviation, Seismo. Res. Lett., 85(6). doi:10.1785/0220140124

September 2014

Morton, E.A. and Bilek, S.L., Limited Dynamic Earthquake Triggering in the Socorro Magma Body Region, Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, doi:10.1785/0120140021, 2014.

June 2014

Gomez-Velez, J. D., S. Krause, and J. L. Wilson (2014), Effect of low-permeability layers on spatial patterns of hyporheic exchange and groundwater upwelling, Water Resour. Res., 50, 5196–5215, doi:10.1002/2013WR015054

April 2014

Dale, A., John, C.M., Mozley, P.S., Smalley, P.C., and Muggeridge, A.H., 2014, Time-capsule concretions: unlocking burial diagenetic processes in the Mancos Shale using carbonate clumped isotopes: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 394, p. 30-37, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.03.004

March 2014

Van Wijk, J., 2014. Roadmap to continental rupture: Is obliquity the route to success?, GEOLOGY, v. 42 no.3 p. 271-272, doi: 10.1130/focus032014.1, 2014.

Spinelli, G.A., 2014. Long-distance fluid and heat transport in the oceanic crust entering the Nankai subduction zone, NanTroSEIZE transect, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 389, 86-94, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.013, 2014.

January 2014

Wang, K., and Bilek, S.B., 2014. Invited review paper: Fault creep caused by subduction of rough seafloor relief, Tectonophysics, 610, 1-24, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2013.11.024, 2014.

Chaput, J., Aster, R., Sun, X., Wiens, D., Nyblade, A., Anandakrishnan, S., Huerta, A., Winberry, J., Wilson, T., Crustal thickness of West Antarctica, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH., 119, 1-18,10.1002/2013JB010642, 2014.


Luther, A. and Axen, G., Alternating extensional and shortening stress fields on the West Salton detachment fault, Southern California: Geology, v. 41, no. 10,  doi:10.1130/G34404.1, p. 1047-1050.

Luther, A., Axen, G., and Selverstone, J., Particle-size distributions of low-angle normal fault breccias: Implications for mechanisms of slip on weak faults: Journal of Structural Geology, v.  55, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2013.07.009, p. 50-61.

November 2013

Lough, A., Wiens, D., Barcheck, C., Aster, R., Nyblade, A., Huerta, A., Wilson, T., Seismic detection of an active subglacial volcanic center in Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica, Nature Geoscience: 6, DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1992, 2013.

September 2013

Van Dam, R. L., J. M. Hendrickx, N. J. Cassidy, R. E. North, M. Dogan, and B. Brochers (2013), Effects of magnetite on high-frequency ground-penetrating radar, GEOPHYSICS, 78(5), 1-11; 10.1190/GEO2012-0266.1

M. El-Shawaihdi, A. Muftah, P. Mozley, N. Boaz; New age constraints for Neogene sediments of the Sahabi area, Libya (Sirt Basin) using strontium isotope (87Sr/86Sr) geochronology and calcareous nannofossils; JOURNAL OF AFRICAN EARTH SCIENCES; 19 SEPT 2013; DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2013.09.008

Schmandt, B., Aster, R., Scherler, D., Tsai, V., Karlstrom, K., Multiple fluvial pricesses detected by riverside and infrasound monitoring of a controlled flood in the Grand Canyon, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS; 40, 1-6, DIO:10.1002/grl.50953, 2013.

August 2013

A. Luther, G. Axen; Alternating extensional and shortening stress fields on the West Salton detachment fault, Southern California; GEOLOGY; 12 AUG 2013; DOI: 10.1130/G34404.1

A. Luther, G. Axen, Jane Selverstone; Particle-size distributions of low-angle normal fault breccias: Implications for slip mechanisms on weak faults; JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY; 14 AUG 2013; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsg.2013.07.009

Rotman, H.M.M., and G.A. Spinelli, 2013. Global analysis of the effect of fluid flow on subduction zone temperatures, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1002/ggge.20205.

July 2013

A. Gerst, M. Hort, R. C. Aster, J. B. Johnson and P. R. Kyle; The first second of volcanic eruptions from the Erebus volcano lava lake, Antarctica—Energies, pressures, seismology, and infrasound; JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: SOLID EARTH, VOL. 118, 3318–3340, DOI:10.1002/jgrb.50234, 2013

June 2013 

Harris, R., M. Yamano, M. Kinoshita, G. Spinelli, H. Hamamoto, and J. Ashi, 2013. A synthesis of heat flow determinations and thermal modeling along the Nankai Trough, Japan, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50230.

Yipeng Zhang, Mark Person, John Rupp, Kevin Ellett, Michael A. Celia, Carl W. Gable, Brenda Bowen, James Evans, Karl Bandilla, Peter Mozley, Thomas Dewers, and Thomas Elliot., Hydrogeologic Controls on Induced Seismicity in Crystalline Basement Rocks Due to Fluid Injection into Basal Reservoirs, GROUNDWATER, DOI: 10.1111/gwat.12071, 2013

Kent C. Condie, Richard C. Aster; Refinement of the supercontinent cycle with Hf, Nd and Sr isotopes; GEOSCIENCE FRONTIERS, Available online 22 June 2013; DOI: 10.1016/j.gsf.2013.06.001

April 2013

Hansen, S., Dueker, K., Stachnik, J., Aster, R., Karlstrom, K., A rootless Rockies - support and lithospheric structure of the Colorado Rocky Mountains inferred from CREST and TA seismic data, GEOCHEMISTRY, GEOPHYSICS, GEOSYSTEMS, DOI:10.1002/ggge.20143, 2013.

March 2013

Zandomeneghi, D., Aster, R., Kyle, P., Barclay, A., Chaput, J., Knox, H., Internal structure of Erebus volcano, Antarctica, imaged by high-resolution active-source seismic travel time and scattering tomography, JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: SOLID EARTH, VOL. 118, 1067–1078, DOI:10.1002/jgrb.50073, 2013.

Gomez, J. D., and J. L. Wilson (2013), Age distributions and dynamically changing hydrologic systems: Exploring topography-driven flow, WATER RESOURCES RESEARCH, 49, DOI:10.1002/wrcr.20127

January 2013

Azomani, E., Azmy, K., Blamey, N.J.F., Brand, U., Al-Aasm, I., 2013, Origin of Lower Ordovician dolomites in eastern Laurentia: Controls on porosity and implications from geochemistry. MARINE AND PETROLEUM GEOLOGY, 40, 99-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2012.10.007

McMahon, S., Parnell, J., and Blamey, N.J.F., 2013, Sampling methane in basalt on Earth and Mars. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ASTROBIOLOGY, (in press). DOI: 10.1017/S1473550412000481

Costanzo, A., Feely, M., Lynch, E.P., Blamey, N.J.F., Pironon, T., Lavin, P., in press, The Piteiras Emerald Mine, Brazil: geological and gemological perspectives. JOURNAL OF GEMOLOGY, (accepted).


Luther, A., Axen, G., and Cather, S., Deciphering the early history of a multiply reactivated fault using strain analysis in an adjacent fold: Evidence for early brittle-plastic slip on the Picuris-Pecos fault, New Mexico, USA:  Geosphere, v. 8, no. 3, doi:10.1130/GES00776.1, p. 703-715.

Selverstone, J., Axen, G., and Luther, A., Fault localization controlled by fluid infiltration into mylonites: Formation and strength of low-angle normal faults in the mid-crustal brittle-plastic transition: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 117, B06210, doi:10.1029/2012JB009171, 19 p.

Dorsey, R.B., Axen, G.J., Peryam, T.C., and Kairouz, M.E., Initiation of the southern Elsinore fault at ~1.2 Ma: Evidence from the Fish Creek-Vallecito Basin, southern California: Tectonics, v. 31, TC2006, doi:10.1029/2011TC003009, 21 p.

Brothers, D., Harding, A., Gonzalez-Fernandez,A., Holbrook, W.S., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., Fletcher, J., Lizzaralde, D., Umhoeffer, P. and Axen, G., Farallon slab detachment and deformation of the Magdalena shelf, southern Baja California: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 39, L09307, doi:10.1029/2011GL050828, 7 p.

Sutherland, F.H., Kent, G.M., Harding, A.J., Umhoeffer, P.j., Driscoll, N.W., Lizarralde, D., Fletcher, J.M., Axen, G.J., Holbrook, W.S., Gonzalez-Fernandez, A., and Lonsdale, P., Middle Miocene to early Pliocene oblique extension in teh southern Gulf of California: Geosphere, v. 8, no. 4, doi:10.1029/2012JB009171, p. 752-770.

July 2012


The hydrology of the humid tropics. 2012. Ellen Wohl, Ana Barros, Nathaniel Brunsell, Nick A. Chappell, Michael Coe, Thomas Giambelluca, Steven Goldsmith, Russell Harmon, Jan M.H. Hendrickx, James Juvik, Jeffrey McDonnell and Fred Ogden. DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1556.


Marty D. Frisbee, Fred M. Phillips, Art F. White, Andrew R. Campbell, Fengjing Liu, Effect of source integration on the geochemical fluxes from springs, APPLIED GEOCHEMISTRY, Volume 28, January 2013, Pages 32-54, ISSN 0883-2927, DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2012.08.028.

August 2012

Brian D. Cozzens and Glenn A. Spinelli A wider seismogenic zone at Cascadia due to fluid circulation in subducting oceanic crust GEOLOGY (Boulder)(August 2012), 40(10):899-902 DOI: 10.1130/G33019.1

June 2012

Selverstone, Jane; Axen, Gary J.; Luther, Amy, Fault localization controlled by fluid infiltration into mylonites: Formation and strength of low-angle normal faults in the midcrustal brittle-plastic transition, J. GEOPHYS. RES, Vol. 117, No. B6, B06210 DOI:10.1029/2012JB009171

Brothers, D., A. Harding, A. González-Fernández, W. S. Holbrook, G. Kent, N. Driscoll, J. Fletcher, D. Lizarralde, P. Umhoefer, and G. Axen (2012), Farallon slab detachment and deformation of the Magdalena Shelf, southern Baja California, GEOPHYS. RES. LETT., 39, L09307, DOI:10.1029/2011GL050828.

Blamey, N.J.F., 2012, Composition and evolution of crustal, geothermal and hydrothermal fluids interpreted using quantitative fluid inclusion gas analysis. JOURNAL OF GEOCHEMICAL EXPLORATION, 116-117, 17-27. DOI:10.1016/j.gexplo.2012.03.001.

May 2012

Bilek, Susan L.; DeShon, Heather R.; Engdahl, E. Robert Spatial variations in earthquake source characteristics within the 2011 Mw = 9.0 Tohoku, Japan rupture zone GEOPHYS. RES. LETT., Vol. 39, No. 9, L09304 DOI:10.1029/2012GL051399  03 May 2012

April 2012

Ringler, A.T., Hutt, C.R., Aster, R., Bolton, H., Gee, L.S., Storm, T., Estimating Pole/Zero errors in GSN-IRIS/USGS network calibration metadata, BULL. SEISM. SOC. AM.102 (2), 836-841, 2012.

Chaput, J. A.; Zandomeneghi, D.; Aster, R.; Knox, H.; Kyle, P. R. Imaging of Erebus volcano using body wave seismic interferometry of Strombolian eruption coda GEOPHYS. RES. LETT., Vol. 39, No. 7, L07304 10.1029/2012GL050956

March 2012

Dorsey, R. J., G. J. Axen, T. C. Peryam, and M. E. Kairouz, (2012), Initiation of the Southern Elsinore Fault at ∼1.2 Ma: Evidence from the Fish Creek–Vallecito Basin, southern California, TECTONICS, 31, TC2006, DOI:10.1029/2011TC003009

February 2012

Frisbee, M. D., F. M. Phillips, G. S. Weissmann, P. D. Brooks, J. L. Wilson, A. R. Campbell, and F. Liu (2012), Unraveling the mysteries of the large watershed black box: Implications for the streamflow response to climate and landscape perturbations, GEOPHYS. RES. LETT., 39, L01404, DOI:10.1029/2011GL050416.

Karlstrom, K.E., Coblentz, D., Ouimet, W., Kirby, E., Van Wijk, J., Schmandt, B., Kelley, S., Lazear, G.,Crossey, L. J., Crow, R., Aslan, A, Darling, A1, Dueker, K, Aster, R., MacCarthy, J., Hansen, J., Stachnik, J., and the CREST working group, Surface response to mantle convection beneath the Colorado Rocky Mountains, LITHOSPHERE4, 3-22, 2012. DOI: 10.1130/L150.1.

McMahon, S., Parnell, J., and Blamey, N.J.F., 2012, Sampling Methane in hydrothermal minerals on Earth and Mars.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ASTROBIOLOGY, 11, 163-167. DOI: 10.1017/S1473550412000067.

January 2012

Richard Allen, Ayse Irmak, Ricardo Trezza, Jan M. H. Hendrickx, Wim Bastiaanssen and Jeppe Kjaersgaard, Satellite-based ET estimation in agriculture using SEBAL and METRIC, HYDROLOGICAL  PROCESS. 25, 4011–4027 (2011) Published online in Wiley Online Library ( DOI: 10.1002/hyp.8408

Aster, R., Borchers, B., Thurber, C., Parameter Estimation and Inverse Problems, Second Edition, Elsevier Academic Press, 360 pp., 2012.

December 2011

Akramkhanov, A., C. Martius, S.J. Park, and J.M.H. Hendrickx. 2011. Environmental factors of spatial distribution of soil salinity on flat irrigated terrain. Geoderma 163:55-62.

Hong, S.-H., J.M.H. Hendrickx, and B. Borchers. 2011. Down-scaling of SEBAL derived evapotranspiration maps from MODIS (250 m) to Landsat (30 m) scales. International Journal of Remote Sensing 32:6457-6477.

Spinelli, G.A., and R.N. Harris, 2011. Thermal effects of hydrothermal circulation and seamount subduction: Temperatures in the Nankai Trough Seismogenic Zone Experiment transect, Japan, GEOCHEMISTRY, GEOPHYSICS, GEOSYSTEMS, 12, Q0AD21, DOI:10.1029/2011GC003727

October 2011

Johnson, Jeffrey B.; Ripepe, M; Volcano Infrasound: A Review. JOURNAL OF VOLCANOLOGY AND GEOTHERMAL RESEARCH, Vol 206(3-4): 61-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2011.06.006

MacCarthy, J. K.; Borchers, B.; Aster, R. C. Efficient stochastic estimation of the model resolution matrix diagonal and generalized cross-validation for large geophysical inverse problems J. GEOPHYS. RES., Vol. 116, No. B10, B10304 doi:10.1029/2011JB008234 13 October 2011

September 2011

Spinelli, G.A., and R.N. Harris, 2011. Effects of the legacy of axial cooling on partitioning of hydrothermal heat extraction from oceanic lithosphere, J. GEOPHYS. RES, 116, B09102, doi:10.1029/2011JB008248

August 2011

Do subducting seamounts generate or stop large earthquakes?, Kelin Wang and Susan L. Bilek GEOLOGY 2011;39 819-822 doi:

Stankova-Pursley, Jana; Bilek, Susan L.; Phillips, W. Scott; Newman, Andrew V.; Along-strike variations of earthquake apparent stress at the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, subduction zone, GEOCHEMISTRY, GEOPHYSICS, GEOSYSTEMS, Vol. 12, Q08002

Harris, R.N., F. Schmidt-Schierhorn, and G.A. Spinelli, 2011. Heat Flow Results from IODP Expeditions 315 and 316 offshore the Kii Peninsula, GEOCHEMISTRY, GEOPHYSICS, GEOSYSTEMS, 12, Q0AD16, doi:10.1029/2011GC003593

White, R., G.A. Spinelli, P.S. Mozley, and N.W. Dunbar, 2011. Importance of volcanic glass alteration to sediment stabilization: offshore Japan, SEDIMENTOLOGY, 58 (5), 1138-1154, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3091.2010.01198.x

July 2011

Bilek, Susan L.; Engdahl, E. Robert; DeShon, Heather R.; El Hariri, Maya, The 25 October 2010 Sumatra tsunami earthquake: Slip in a slow patch, GEOPHYS. RES. LETT., Vol. 38, No. 14, L14306, doi:10.1029/2011GL047864

DeFoor, W., M. Person, H. C. Larsen, D. Lizarralde, D. Cohen, and B. Dugan (2011), Ice sheet–derived submarine groundwater discharge on Greenland's continental shelf, WATER RESOUR. RES., 47, W07549, doi:10.1029/2011WR010536

Wright, A.J., Blamey, N.J.F., Conliffe, F.J., and Parnell, J., 2012, Origin of vein-graphite in Moine (Glenfinnan Group) rocks, NW Scotland, supported by the study of volatile gases in fluid-inclusions. SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, 48, 47-59. DOI 10.1144/0036-9276/01-426

June 2011

El Hariri, M., and S. L. Bilek (2011), Stress changes and aftershock distribution of the 1994 and 2006 Java subduction zone earthquake sequences, J. GEOPHYS. RES, 116, B06306, doi:10.1029/2010JB008124.

Moyer, P., Bilek, S.L., and Phillips, W.S., Apparent stress variations near the Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, influenced by subducted bathymetric features, GEOPHYS. RES. LETT., 38, L02304, doi:10.1029/2010GL045955, 2011

Oppenheimer, C., Moretti, R., Kyle, P.R., Eschenbacher, A.J., Lowenstern, J.B., Hervig, R.L., Dunbar, N., 2011. Mantle to surface degassing of alkalic magmas at Erebus volcano, Antarctica. EARTH PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS 306, 261-271, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.005

March 2011

Parnell, J., Bowden, S.A., Muirhead, D., Blamey, N.J.F., Westall, F., Demets, R., Verchovsky, S., Brandstätter, F., and Brack, A., 2011, Preservation of organic matter in the STONE 6 artificial meteorite experiment. Icarus, 212, 390-402. DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2010.11.029

January 2011

Condie, K.C., Bickford, M., Aster, R., Belousova, E., Scholl, D., Episodic zircon ages, Hf isotopic composition and the preservation rate of continental crust, GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA BULLETIN, doi: 10.1130/B30344.1.


Gavillot, Y., Axen, G.J., Stockli, D., Horton, B.K., and Fakhari, M., Timing of thrust activity in the High Zagros fold-thrust belt, Iran, from (U-Th)/He thermochronometry:  Tectonics, v. 29, TC4025, doi:10.1029/2009TC002484, 25 p.

December 2010

Arrowsmith S.J., Johnson J.B., Drob D.P., Hedlin M.A.H. The seismoacoustic wavefield: A new paradigm in studying geophysical phenomena, REVIEWS OF GEOPHYSICS, 48, RG4003, doi:10.1029/2010RG000335.

Ruhl C., Bilek S.L.Stankova-Pursley J. Relocation and characterization of the August 2009 microearthquake swarm above the Socorro magma body in the central Rio Grande Rift, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 37, L23304, doi:10.1029/2010GL045162.

Harris, R.N., Spinelli, G.A., Ranero, C.R., Grevemeyer, I Villinger, H., Barckhausen, U. The thermal regime of the Costa Rica margin wedge 2: Thermal models of the shallow Middle America subduction zone offshore Costa Rica, GEOCHEMISTRY, GEOPHYSICS, GEOSYSTEMS, 11 (12), Q12S28, doi:10.1029/2010GC003272.

Bright, J., Kaufman, D., Forman, S., McIntosh, W., Mead, J., Baez, A., Comparative dating of a Bison-bearing late-Pleistocene deposit, Terapa, Sonora, Mexico, QUATERNARY GEOCHRONOLOGY, 5 (6), 631-643.

November 2010

Johnson, J., Lees, J., Sound produced by the rapidly inflating Santiaguito lava dome, Guatemala, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 37, L22305.

Parry, W.T., and Blamey, N.J.F., 2010, Fault fluid composition from fluid inclusion measurements, Laramide Age Uinta Thrust Fault, Utah. Chemical Geology, 278, 105-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.09.005

October 2010

Kleissl J., Hartogensis O.K., Gomez J.D. Test of Scintillometer Saturation Correction Methods Using Field Experimental Data, BOUNDARY-LAYER METEOROLOGY, doi:10.1007/s10546-010-9540-x

Wilson D.C., Aster, R., Grand S., Ni J., W. Baldridge S. High-resolution receiver function imaging reveals Colorado Plateau lithospheric architecture and mantle-supported topography, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 37, L20313, doi:10.1029/2010GL044799.

Parnell, J., Boyce, A.J., and Blamey, N.J.F., 2010, Follow the methane: the search for a deep biosphere, and the case for sampling serpentinites, on Mars. Int. J. Astrobiology, 9, 193-200. DOI: 10.1017/S1473550410000200


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