Research Theme: Solid Earth

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Solid Earth
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Studies of the composition, structure, and dynamics of the earth from its surface to its interior fall into the Solid Earth category: topics can include volcanoes, earthquakes, geochemistry, geodesy, paleontology, stratigraphy, structural geology, and tectonics.


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Research Labs & Groups

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Recent Publications

Bhattacharya, A., Das, H. H., Bell, E., Atreyee Bhattacharya, Chatterjee, N., Saha, L., Dutt, A., 2016: Restoration of Late Neoarchean-Early Cambrian tectonics in the Rengali orogen and its environs (eastern India): The Antarctic connection. Lithos, 263: 190-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.06.006

Owen Sherwood, Jessica Rogers, Greg Lackey, Troy Burke, Stephen Osborn, Joe Ryan, 2016: Groundwater methane in relation to oil and gas development and shallow coal seams in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(30): 8391–8396. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1523267113

Wesley E. LeMasurier, Choi, S. H., Hart, S. R., Mukasa, S., Rogers, N., 2016: Reconciling the shadow of a subduction signature with rift geochemistry and tectonic environment in Eastern Marie Byrd Land, Antarctica. Lithos, 260: 134-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.05.018

Waters, C. N., Zalasiewicz, J., Summerhayes, C., Barnosky, A. D., Poirier, C., Gałuszka, A., Cearreta, A., Edgeworth, M., Ellis, E. C., Ellis, M., Jeandel, C., Leinfelder, R., J., McNeill, J. R., Richter, D. d., James SyvitskiSteffen, W., Vidas, D., Wagreich, M., Williams, M., Zhisheng, A., Grinevald, J., Odada, E., Oreskes, N., Wolfe, A. P., 2016: The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene. Science, 351(6269). DOI: 10.1126/science.aad2622

Gary Clow, 2015: A Green’s function approach for assessing the thermal disturbance caused by drilling deep boreholes in rock or ice. Geophysical Journal International, 203(3): 1877-1895. DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv415

Weihaupt, J. G., Van Der Hoeven, F. G., Chambers, F. B., Lorius, C., Wyckoff, J. W., Devin Castendyk, 2015: The Wilkes Land Anomaly revisited. Antarctic Science, 27(3): 290-304. DOI: 10.1017/S0954102014000789

Negrini, R. M., McCuan, D. T., Horton, R. A., Lopez, J. D., Cassata, W. S., Channell, J. E. T., Verosub, K. L., Knott, J. R., Coe, R. S., Liddicoat, J. C., Lund, S. P., Larry Benson, Sarna-Wojcicki, A. M., 2014: Nongeocentric axial dipole field behavior during the Mono Lake excursion. Journal of Geophysical Research—Solid Earth, 119(4): 2567-2581. DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010846

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