Research

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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Recent Publications

Percival, L. M. E., Jenkyns, H. C., Mather, T. A., Dickson, A. J., Batenburg, S. J., Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S. P., Barclay, R., Jarvis, I., Robinson, S. A., Woelders, L. 2018: Does large igneous province volcanism always perturb the mercury cycle? Comparing the records of Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 and the end-Cretaceous to other Mesozoic events. American Journal of Science, 318(8): 799-860. DOI: 10.2475/08.2018.01

Wesley E. LeMasurier, Choi, S. H., Kawachi, Y., Mukasa, S., Rogers, N. 2018: Dual origins for pantellerites, and other puzzles, at Mount Takahe volcano, Marie Byrd Land, West Antarctica. Lithos, 296-299: 142-162. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.10.014

Safadi, M., Ari Meilijson, Makovsky, Y. 2017: Internal deformation of the southeast Levant margin through continued activity of buried mass transport deposits. Tectonics, 36(3): 559-581. DOI: 10.1002/2016TC004342

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

Howard, A. D., Moore, J. M., Umurhan, O. M., White, O. L., Robert S. Anderson, McKinnon, W. B., Spencer, J. R., Schenk, P. M., Beyer, R. A., Stern, S. A., Ennico, K., Olkin, C. B., Weaver, H. A., Young, L. A., and the
 New Horizons Science Team 2016: Present and past glaciation on Pluto. Icarus, 287: 287-300. DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.07.006

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

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