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Glenn Spinelli, Professor of Geophysics
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*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. Abstract.

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, 434, 101-111, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.031. Abstract.

*Rotman, H.M.M., and G.A. Spinelli, 2014. Remarkably consistent thermal state of the south central Chile subduction zone from 36°S to 45°S, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1002/2013JB010811. Abstract.

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. Abstract.

*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. Abstract.

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. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., and A. Hutton, 2013. Data report: amorphous silica content of sediment from Sites C0011 and C0012 in the Shikoku Basin on the NanTroSEIZE transect, Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 322, doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.322.204.2013. Article.

*Cozzens, B.D., and G.A. Spinelli, 2012. A wider seismogenic zone at Cascadia due to fluid circulation in subducting oceanic crust, Geology, 40 (10), 899-902, doi:10.1130/G33019.1. Article.

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. Abstract.

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

Harris, R.N., F. Schmidt-Schierhorn, and G.A. Spinelli, 2011. Heat flow along the NanTroSEIZE transect: Results from IODP Expeditions 315 and 316 offshore the Kii Peninsula, Japan, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12, Q0AD16, doi:10.1029/2011GC003593. Abstract.

*White, R., G.A. Spinelli, P.S. Mozley, and N.W. Dunbar, 2010. Importance of volcanic glass alteration to sediment stabilization: offshore Japan, Sedimentology, 58 (5), 1138-1154, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3091.2010.01198.x. Abstract.

Harris, R.N., G.A. Spinelli, C.R. Ranero, I. Grevemeyer, and H. Villinger, 2010.  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. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Wang, K., 2009. Links between fluid circulation, temperature, and metamorphism in subducting slabs, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L13302, doi:10.1029/2009GL038706. Abstract.

*Kummer, T.D., Spinelli, G.A., 2009.  Thermal effects of fluid circulation in the basement aquifer of subducting ocean crust,Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B03104, doi:10.1029/2008JB006197. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Wang, K., 2008. Effects of fluid circulation in subducting crust on Nankai margin seismogenic zone temperatures, Geology, 36 (11), 887-890. Abstract.

Hutnak, M., Fisher, A.T., Harris, R., Stein, C., Wang, K., Spinelli, G., Schindler, M., Villinger, H., and E. Silver, 2008.  Surprisingly large heat and fluid fluxes driven through mid-plate outcrops on ocean crust, Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo264. Abstract.

*Kummer, T.D., Spinelli, G.A., 2008. Hydrothermal circulation in subducting crust reduces subduction zone temperatures.Geology, 36 (1), 91-94. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Saffer, D.M., 2007. Trench-parallel fluid flow in subduction zones resulting from temperature differences.Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8, Q09009, doi:10.1029/2007GC001673. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Mozley, P.S., Tobin, H.J., Underwood, M.B., Hoffman, N.W., Bellew, G.M., 2007. Diagenetic control of sediment strength and pore collapse in sediment approaching the Nankai Trough subduction zone. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119 (3), 377-390. Abstract.


Hutnak, M., Fisher, A.T., Stein, C., Harris, R., Wang, K., Silver, E., Spinelli, G., Pfender, M., Ellsworth, C., Villinger, H., Pisani, P.C., DeShon, H., MacKnight, B., 2007. The thermal state of 18-24 Ma upper lithosphere subducting below the Nicoya Peninsula, northern Costa Rica margin. In T. Dixon and C. Moore (eds.), The Seismogenic Zone of Subduction Thrust Faults, Columbia Univeristy Press.


Nittrouer_smallPratson, L.F., Nittrouer, C.A., Wiberg, P.L., Steckler, M.S., Swenson, J.B., Cacchione, D.A., Karson, J.A., Murray, A.B., Wolinsky, M.A., Gerber, T.P., Mullenbach, B.L., Spinelli, G.A., Fulthorpe, C.S., O’Grady, D.B., Parker, G., Driscoll, N.W., Burger, R.L., Paola, C., Orange, D.L., Field, M.E., Friedrichs, C.T., Fedele, J.J., 2007. Seascape evolution on clastic continental shelves and slopes. In C.A. Nittrouer, J.A. Austin, M.E. Field, J.H. Kravitz, J.P.M. Syvitski, and P.L. Wiberg (eds.), Continental Margin Sedimentation, Blackwell Publishing, p. 339-380.

Spinelli, G.A., Saffer, D.M., Underwood, M.B. 2006. Hydrogeologic responses to three-dimensional temperature variability, Costa Rica subduction margin. Journal of Geophysical Research111, B04403, doi:10.1029/2004JB003436. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Underwood, M.B. 2005. Modeling thermal history of subducting crust in Nankai Trough: constraints from in situ sediment temperature and diagenetic reaction progress. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L09301, doi:10.1029/2005GL022793. Abstract.

Underwood, M.B., Hoke, K.D., Fisher, A.T., Davis, E.E., Giambalvo, E., Zuehlsdorff, L., Spinelli, G.A. 2005. Provenance, stratigraphic architecture, and hydrogeologic influence of turbidites on the mid-ocean ridge flank of northwestern Cascadia Basin, Pacific Ocean. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 75(1), 149-164. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Fisher, A.T., 2004.  Hydrothermal circulation within topographically rough basaltic basement on the Juan de Fuca Ridge flank. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 5, Q02001, doi:10.1029/2003GC000616. Abstract.


Spinelli, G.A., Giambalvo., E.R., Fisher, A.T., 2004. Sediment permeability, distribution, and influence on fluxes in oceanic basement. In Davis, E.E. and Elderfield, H. (Eds.), Hydrogeology of the Oceanic Lithosphere. Cambridge University Press.



Spinelli, G.A., Saffer, D.M., 2004.  Along-strike variations in underthrust sediment dewatering on the Nicoya margin, Costa Rica related to the updip limit of seismicity. Geophysical Research Letters, 31, L04613, doi: 10.1029/2003GL018863. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Underwood, M.B., 2004.  Character of sediment entering the Costa Rica subduction zone: Implications for partitioning of water along the plate interface. The Island Arc, 13(3), 432-451. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Zuehlsdorff, L., Fisher, A.T., Spiess, V., Wheat, C.G., Mottl, M.J., Giambalvo, E.R., 2004. Hydrothermal seepage patterns above a buried basement ridge, eastern flank of the Juan de Fuca Ridge. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109 (B1), B01102, doi:10.1029/2003JB002476. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Field, M.E., 2003.   Controls of tectonics and sediment source locations on along strike variations in transgressive deposits on the northern California margin. Marine Geology, 197 (1-4), 35-47. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Fisher, A.T., Wheat, C.G., Tryon, M.D., Brown, K.D., Flegal, A.R., 2002.  Groundwater seepage into northern San Francisco Bay estimated from seepage meters and porewater geochemistry:  Implications for dissolved metals budgets,Water Resources Research, 38 (7), doi: 10.1029/2001WR000827. Abstract.

Spinelli, G.A., Field, M.E., 2001.  Evolution of continental slope gullies on the northern California margin, Journal of Sedimentary Research, 71 (2), 237-245. Abstract.

Alley, R.B., Shuman, C.A., Meese, D.A., Gow, A.J., Taylor, K.C., Cuffey, K.M., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Grootes, P.M., Zielinski, G.A., Ram, M., Spinelli, G.A., Elder, B., 1997.  Visual-stratigraphic dating of the GISP2 ice core: Basis, reproducibility, and application, Journal of Geophysical Research, 102 (C12), p. 26367-26381.

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