In this section you can find a selection of the most relevant publications by the Volcanic and Magmatic Processes group in the last five years:
Cox, D., Kerr, A., Hastie, A.R., Kakarc, I. (2018). Petrogenesis of plagiogranites in the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite, Pakistan: implications for the generation of Archean continental crust. Geological Magazine, 1-15.
Coussens, MF, M Cassidy, SFL Watt, M Jutzeler, PJ Talling, D Barfod, T Gernon, R Taylor, SJ Hatter, MR Palmer (2017). Long-term changes in explosive and effusive behaviour at andesitic arc volcanoes: Chronostratigraphy of the Centre Hills Volcano, Montserrat. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 333-334, 15-35.
Jutzeler, M, M Manga, JDL White, PJ Talling, AA Proussevitch, SFL Watt, M Cassidy, RN Taylor, A Le Friant, O Ishizuka (2017). Submarine deposits from pumiceous pyroclastic density currents traveling over water: An outstanding example from offshore Montserrat (IODP 340). GSA Bulletin 129, 392-414.
Anderson, P. E., Cooper, M. R., Stevenson, C. T., Hastie, A. R., Hoggett, M., Inman, J., ... & Ellam, R. M. (2016). Zonation of the Newry Igneous Complex, Northern Ireland, based on geochemical and geophysical data. Lithos, 260, 95-106.
Cooper, M.R, Anderson, P., Condon, D.J., Stevenson, C.T.E, Ellam, R.M., Meighan, I.G., Crowley, Q.G. (2016). Shape and intrusion history of the Late Caledonian Newry Igneous Complex, Northern Ireland in Young, M.E. (ed.), Unearthed: impacts of the Tellus surveys of the north of Ireland. Dublin. Royal Irish Academy.
Coussens, MF, D Wall-Palmer, PJ Talling, SFL Watt et al. (2016). The relationship between eruptive activity, flank collapse, and sea level at volcanic islands: a long-term (>1 Ma) record offshore Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Geophysics, Geochemistry, Geosystems 17, 2591-2611.
Hastie, A.R., Fitton, J.G., Bromiley, G.D., Butler, I.B., Odling, N.W.A. (2016). The origin of Earth’s first continents and the onset of plate tectonics. Geology 44, 855-858.
Hastie, A.R., Fitton, J.G., Kerr, A.C., McDonald, I., Schwindrofska, A., Hoernle, K. (2016). The composition of mantle plumes and the deep Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 444, 13-25.
Magee, C., Muirhead, J.D., Karvelas, A., Holford, S.P., Jackson, C.A., Bastow, I.D., Schofield, N., Stevenson, C.T., McLean, C., McCarthy, W. and Shtukert, O. (2016). Lateral magma flow in mafic sill complexes. Geosphere, 12, 809-841.
Benn, D.I., Le Hir, G., Bao, H., Donnadieu, Y., Dumas, C., Fleming, E.J., Hambrey, M.J., McMillan, E.A., Petronis, M.S., Ramstein, G. and Stevenson, C.T. (2015). Orbitally forced ice sheet fluctuations during the Marinoan Snowball Earth glaciation. Nature Geoscience, 8, 704-707.
Cassidy, M, SFL Watt, PJ Talling, MR Edmonds, M Jutzeler et al. (2015). Rapid onset of mafic magmatism facilitated by volcanic edifice collapse. Geophysical Research Letters 42, 4778-4785.
Hastie, A.R., Fitton, J.G., Mitchell, S.F., Neill, I, Nowell, G.M., Millar, I.L. (2015). Can fractional crystallization, mixing and assimilation processes be responsible for Jamaican-type adakites? Implications for generating Eoarchaean continental crust. Journal of Petrology, 56, 1251-1284.
Parnell-Turner RE, White NJ, Henstock TJ, Murton BJ, Maclennan J, Jones SM. (2015). Architecture of North Atlantic contourite drifts controlled by the Iceland mantle plume. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16, 3414–3435.
Watt SFL, JS Gilbert, A Folch, JC Phillips, X-M Cai (2015). An example of enhanced tephra fallout driven by topographically-induced atmospheric turbulence. Bulletin of Volcanology 77, 35.
Jones SM, Murton BJ, Fitton JG, White NJ, Maclennan J, Walters RL. (2014). A joint geochemical-geophysical record of time-dependent mantle convection south of Iceland. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 386, 86–97.
Parnell-Turner RE, White NJ, Henstock TJ, Murton BJ, Maclennan J, Jones SM. (2014). A continuous 55 million year record of transient mantle plume activity beneath Iceland. Nature Geoscience 7, 914–919.
Watt, SFL, PJ Talling, JE Hunt (2014). New insights into the emplacement dynamics of volcanic island landslides. Oceanography 27, 46–57.