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2006

Sheth, H., Emeishan vs. Deccan: Field evidence for and against regional pre-volcanic uplift, and implications for tectonic models, Abstract, International Conference on Continental Volcanism (IAVCEI) May 14-18, 2006, Guangzhou, China.

Sheth, H., “Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs)”: Definition, recommended terminology, and a hierarchical classification, Abstract, International Conference on Continental Volcanism (IAVCEI) May 14-18, 2006, Guangzhou, China.

Sheth, H. The Deccan beyond the plume hypothesis, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April, Abstract EGU06-A-00155, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 8, 00155, 2006.

Sharma, K., Intraplate Seismicity of the northwestern Indian shield: Implication for the reactivation of palaeo-tectonic elements, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April, Abstract EGU06-A-03253, 2006.

Sharma, K., Development of Neoproterozoic Malani Silicic Large Igneous Province (SLIP) on fragmenting Rodinia Supercontinent: Implications for Non-Plume origin, European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April, Abstract EGU06-A-05443, 2006.

2005
2004

Anderson, D.L., Seismic Heterogeneity  in the Earthís Mantle: Thermo-Petrological and Tectonic Implications Conference held on 26-28 February 2004 at the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences, Copenhagen.

Ivanov, A.V., A.B. Perepelov, M.Yu. Puzankov, T.A. Yasnygina, Yu.M. Malykh, S.V. Rasskazov. Rift- and arc-type basaltic volcanism of the Sredinny Ridge, Kamchatka: case study of the Payalpan volcanotectonic structure. In: Proc. Interim IAGOD Conf. Metallogeny of the Pacific Northwest: tectonics, magmatism and metallogeny of active continental margins (A.I. Khanchuk, G.A. Gonevchuk, A.N. Mitrokhin, L.F. Simanenko, N.J. Cook and R. Seltmann eds.). Dalnauka, Vladivostok, 2004, pp. 345-349.

Lundin, E.R. & A.G. Doré, Phanerozoic fold belts and volcanic passive margins: a causal relationship? Norwegian Geologic Society Conference, Arctic Geology, Hydrocarbon Resources and Environmental Challenges 2004, Tromsø 24-26 May, 2004.

Foulger, G.R., Plate Tectonic Processes – A shallow model for “hot spot” magmatism, abstract, International Geological Congress (IGC), Florence, Italy, August, 2004.

Jones, A.P., G.D. Price and K. Wunnemann, Meteorite impacts trigger massive mantle melting; a critical re-examination of the role of impacts in generating LIPs, abstract, International Geological Congress (IGC), Florence, Italy, August, 2004.

2003

Anderson, D.L., Robust Inferences About the Lower Mantle, abstract of lecture to Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, the Carnegie Institution of Washington and the Potomac Geophysical Society, October, 2003.

Anderson, D.L., Global Geodynamics as a Top-Driven Self-Organised System, abstract of lecture to Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, the Carnegie Institution of Washington and the Potomac Geophysical Society, October, 2003.

Anderson, D.L., Mineralogical and Seismic Heterogeneity of the Mantle; the Fate of Young Slabs, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V42E-03, 2003.

Anderson, D.L., The Plate Paradigm; the Standard Model Reductio ad Absurdum, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V31A-01, 2003.

Brooker, R.A., V. Heber, S.P. Kelley and B.J. Wood, Noble gas partitioning behaviour during mantle melting: A possible explanation for “The He Paradox”?, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V31F-03, 2003.

Foulger, G.R. and D.L. Anderson, “Hotspots” and the opening and closure of oceans, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V31A-02, 2003.

Gudfinnsson, G.H. & D. C. Presnall, The Implications of Different Geotherms for the Generation of Carbonatites, Kimberlites and Melilitites, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V42E-04, 2003.

Gudfinnsson, G.H. & D. C. Presnall, Continuous gradations among primary kimberlitic, carbonitic and melilititic, and komatiitic melts in equilibrium with garnet lherzolite at 3-8 GPa, Extended abstract, 8th International Kimberlite Conference, Victoria, Canada, June 22-27, 2003.

Hamilton, W.B., Subduction Drive of Plate Tectonics, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, S11-G-01, 2003.

Hofmeister, A.M., Could Low Thermal Diffusivity Provide Runaway Melting in The Upper Mantle?, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V31A-07, 2003.

Keshav, S., G. H. Gudfinnsson, G. Sen, D. C. Presnall & Y. Fei, Ocean Island Lavas: Garnet Clinopyroxenite or CO2-bearing Mantle Lherzolite?, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V12C-0597, 2003.

Nathenson, M., G.R. Foulger, D.L. Anderson, B.R. Julian and J.H. Natland, A critical examination of the Emperor and Hawaiian volcanic chains, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V32A-0989, 2003.

Natland, J.H. and E.L. Winterer, Fractures, not Plumes, Have Controlled Major Seamount Volcanism in the Pacific over 170 Million Years, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V21B-02, 2003.

Presnall, D.C., Low Temperature Origin of Oceanic Ridges and Associated Hot Spots, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V31F-01, 2003.

Vogt, P.R. & W.-Y. Jung, The Terceira Rift as Hyper-Slow, Hotspot-Dominated Oblique Spreading Axis: A Comparison With Other Slow-Spreading Plate Boundaries, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, T12D-0503, 2003. 

Walter, M.J. & D. C. Presnall, Origin and Evolution of Mantle Lithosphere, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, V42H-06, 2003.

Winterer, E.L., Seamount chains result from episodic changes in in-plate stress that open cracks through the lithosphere and permit magma ascent: They do not require plumes, Paper presented at EGS-AGU-EUG Joint Assembly, Nice, April 2003.

Yanagawa, T.K.B., A.M. Hofmeister & D.A. Yuen, The Effect of Critical Points in Radiative Thermal Conductivity (With Grain Size and Temperature) on the Transition Zone and Lower Mantle, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, S21E-0363, 2003.

2002

Anderson, D.L. & A. Meibom, The General Theory of Plate Tectonics; No Role for Lower Mantle Components, Thermals or Other ad hoc Adjustments, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S71D-02, 2002.

Anderson, D.L., From Geodynamics to Simplicity, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, U62A-02, 2002.

Anderson, D.L., Birch's Mantle, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, MR11A-01, 2002.

Dieu, J.J., Hawkins, J.W.& J.H. Natland, Tapping of an Enriched Asthenospheric Layer at the Samoan Islands along Fractures Produced by Deformation of the Pacific Plate near the Tonga Trench, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, T51D-02, 2002.

Foulger, G.R., D.L. Anderson & J.H. Natland, The Melt Anomaly at the Iceland Volcanic Province can be Explained by Mantle Fertility in the Caledonian Suture, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S11A-1120, 2002.

Foulger, G.R., D.L. Anderson & J.H. Natland, Proof of plumes, or richness of plate tectonics?, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S71D-05, 2002.

Gudfinnsson, G.H. & Presnall, D.C., The Minimum Potential Temperature of the Hawaiian Mantle is About 1420C, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, V52D-06, 2002.

Hamilton, W.B., Plumes do not Exist: Plate Circulation is Confined to Upper Mantle, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S11A-1099, 2002.

Hirn, A., Réunion (Indian Ocean) Oceanic Island Volcanism: Seismic Structure and Heterogeneity of the Upper Lithosphere, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S72C-03, 2002.

Meibom, A., Sleep, N.H., Chamberlain, C., Coleman, R.G., Frei, R., Hren, M.T. & J.L. Wooden, Re-Os Isotopic Evidence for Long-Lived Heterogeneity and Equilibration Processes in Earth's Upper Mantle, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, V61D-07, 2002.

Natland, J.H. & D.L. Anderson, Fertility of the Mantle beneath the Ocean Basins: Harzburgite, Lherzolite, and Eclogite in Depleted to Enriched Sources of Abyssal Tholeiites, Ocean Islands, and LIPs, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, V71C-11, 2002.

Presnall, D.C., Evolution of MORB Generation Models, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, V52D-03, 2002.

Stein, S. & C. Stein, Spots yes, hot barely or not, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S71D-08, 2002.

Winterer, E.L. & M.A. Lynch, En Echelon Volcanic Ridges Along Seamount Chains Result from Episodic Changes In Stress Orientations That Open Cracks to the Asthenosphere and Permit Magma Ascent: They do not Require Plumes, EOS Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract, 83, S72C-01, 2002.

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