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Penrose Conference

Plume IV: Beyond the Plume Hypothesis
Tests of the plume paradigm and alternatives

August 25th – 29th, 2003, Hveragerdi, Iceland


Citing these abstracts:
The abstracts and other conference material will be reproduced on paper as "The Hotspot Handbook" which will be distributed to participants at the meeting. The approved citation style for these abstracts is illustrated by this example:

Anderson, D.L., Plate Tectonics: The General Theory, abstract in The Hotspot Handbook, Proceedings of Penrose Conference Plume IV: Beyond the Plume Hypothesis, Hveragerdi, Iceland, August 2003.

Don L. Anderson
California Institute of Technology, USA

What is a plume?

Plate Tectonics: The General Theory

Ayalew Dereje
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Evidence for intermediate composition in bimodal basalt-rhyolite large igneous province
Ken Bailey
Univ. Bristol, UK

Tristan volcano complex: oceanic end-point of a major African lineament

Tiffany Barry
Cardiff University, UK
Cenozoic intraplate volcanism in Mongolia; if not a mantle plume then what?
Erin Beutel
College of Charleston, USA
Lithospheric stress state responsible for hotspots at ridge-transform intersections?

Axel Bjornsson
University of Akureyri, Iceland

In search for an Iceland plume: Long period magnetotellurics

Enrico Bonatti
Istituto di Geologia Marina-CNR, Italy

Is the Mid-Atlantic Ridge becoming hotter with time?
Francoise Chalot-Prat
Nancy University, France
Volcanism synchronous with mantle exhumation at the axial zone of a fossil slow spreading ocean: evidences from the Chenaillet ophiolite (Franco-Italian Alps)
Richard Chamberlin
New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources, USA
Oligocene calderas, mafic lavas and radiating mafic dikes of the Socorro-Magdalena magmatic system, Rio Grande Rift, New Mexico: surface expression of a miniplume?

Robert Christiansen
U.S. Geological Survey, USA

Structural control and plate-tectonic origin of the Yellowstone melting anomaly
Corrado Cigolini
University of Torino, Italy
The search for a primitive magma at Mount Vesuvius: possible role of a MORB-derived picrite in the genesis of Vesuvian magmas
Marc Davies
Open University, UK
The Origin of High-Ti Picrites from the Ethiopian Flood Basalt Province
Don DePaolo
University of California at Berkeley, USA
Geochemical structure of the Hawaiian plume: Results from the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project
Henry Dick
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, USA
How much heterogeneity in the mantle MORB source?
Carlo Doglioni
Università La Sapienza, Italy
On the westward drift of the lithosphere
Adam Dziewonski
Harvard University
Global seismic tomography:What we really can say and what we make up
Wolf Elston
University of New Mexico, USA
The Proterozoic Bushveld complex, South Africa: Plume, astrobleme or both?
Zuzana Fekiacova
Universität Mainz, Germany
Tertiary Eifel volcanism – intraplate mantle plume or extension-related activity?
Carol Finn
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
Definition of a Cenozoic alkaline magmatic province in the southwest Pacific without rift or plume origin

Godfrey Fitton
University of Edinburgh, UK

A plume origin for the Ontong Java plateau?
Martin Flower
University of Illinois, USA
Collision-induced mantle flow during Tethyan closure: a link between magmatism, lithosphere ‘escape’, and arc-trench rollback?
Gillian R. Foulger
University of Durham, UK

An alternative model for Iceland & the North Atlantic Igneous Province

On the apparent eastward migration of the spreading ridge in Iceland

The Emperor and Hawaiian volcanic chains

Fred Frey
The Kerguelen Plume: What We Have Learned From ~120 Myr of Volcanism
Geist Dennis
University of Idaho
Perturbations to the Galapagos hotspot due to interactions with the Galapagos spreading center
Steven Golden
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Germany
In search for an Iceland plume: Long period magnetotellurics

David Green
Australian National University, Australia

Primary magmas at mid-ocean ridges, ‘hot-spots’and other intraplate settings: constraints on mantle potential temperatures
Gudmundur Gudfinsson
Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
Contrasting origins of the most magnesian glasses from Iceland and Hawaii
Giuseppe Guzzetta
Università di Napoli "Federico II", Italy

Global departure from equilibrium in a self-gravitating system and global tectonics

Convection in a self-gravitating system

Warren Hamilton
Colorado School of Mines, USA

An alternative Venus – plume-free planet preserves pre-3.9 Ga accretionary surface
Karen Harpp
Colgate University, USA
Alternative mechanisms for volcanic activity in hotspot-ridge systems: The northern Galapagos province
Anne M. Hofmeister
Washington University, Missouri, USA
Evidence for layered mantle convection: implications for lower mantle plumes
Lirim Hoxha
Albanian Geological Survey, Albania
A schematic comparison between Albanian ophiolites with idealized ophiolite sequence, Penrose conference
Gregory Huffman
Laurentian University, Canada
Variations in the trace-element systematics of the mafic rocks from Archean Belleterre-Angliers Greenstone Belt, SE Superior Province, Canada: A product of contamination, source variation, or both?
Phillip D. Ihinger
Univ. Wisconsin, USA
Plume magmatism and mantle convection: Revising the standard model
Sveinn P. Jakobsson
Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Iceland
Volcanic systems and segmentation of the plate boundary in SW-Iceland
Kevin Johnson
Bishop Museum and University of Hawaii
Temporal variation of Hawaiian plume composition: Evidence from Hana ridge (submarine Haleakala volcano), Hawaii
Bruce R. Julian
U.S. Geological Survey, USA
What can seismology say about hot spots?
Donna Jurdy
Northwestern University, USA
Upwellings on Venus: Evidence from coronae and craters
Scott King
Purdue University, USA
Edge driven convection and Iceland
Vlad Manea
Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Mantle wedge flow and thermal models for the central Mexican subduction zone
Jose Mangas
Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Magmatic processes in the oceanic lithosphere: characterization of the ultramafic and mafic materials from the Holocene volcanic centers of Bandama and La Caldera de Pinos de Gáldar (Gran Canaria, Canary Islands)
Greg McHone
University of Connecticut, USA
Volcanic features of the central Atlantic ocean: Tectonic and magmatic models

Jean-Paul Montagner
Institut de Physique du Globe, France

Plume-lithosphere interactions: Cases of Afar (Africa), and Pacific hotspots
Raffaella Montelli
Princeton University, USA
Finite frequency tomography reveals a variety of plumes in the mantle
James H. Natland
University of Miami, USA

What really happened in the Pacific?

What’s going on at Iceland?

Yaoling Niu
University of Houston, USA
"Plume-ridge interactions" as a consequence of ridge suction
Amos Nur
Stanford University, USA
What's driving what?
John O'Connor
Christian-Albrechts University, Germany
Distinguishing local from deep sources using high-resolution age-mapping of oceanic-hotspot volcanism?
Mike O'Hara
Cardiff University, UK
Mantle plumes: fertile? fecund? phantasmagorical? or simply fantastic? PIMMs anyone?
Angelo Peccerillo
University of Perugia, Italy
Geochemical and isotopic variability of plio-quaternary magmatism in italy : plume vs. shallow mantle processes
Brian Pope
Saint Louis University, USA
Is hot spot magmatism, like Hawaii, coming from shallow mantle
Dean Presnall
University of Texas & Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA
Petrological Constraints on Potential Temperature

Hannah L. Redmond
Purdue University, USA

Tharsis Rise, Mars: Is there room for a plume?
Will Sager
Texas A&M University, USA
Tectonic evolution of Shatsky Rise: A plateau formed by a plume head or not?
Kamal Sharma
Government Postgraduate College, India
Malani Magmatism of Northwestern Indian Shield: Implications of Mantle Plume?
Hetu C. Sheth
Indian Institute of Technology, India
The Deccan beyond the plume hypothesis
Olgeir Sigmarsson
Universite Blaise Pascal, France & University of Iceland
Geographical variations of mantle source fertility beneath Iceland
John Sinton
University of Hawaii, USA
Chemical Variations and Melting Systematics along the Western Galápagos Spreading Center, 90.5° - 98°W
Yvonne Smit
Université Blaise Pascal, France
Dynamics of the Iceland plume: Recycling the Iapetus ocean?
Alan Smith
CIE-UNAM, Mexico
The Fate of Subducted Oceanic Crust and the Sources of Intraplate Volcanism

The Regular Distribution of Intraplate Volcanism in the Pacific Basin
Suzanne Smrekar
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Venus as a mantle plume laboratory
Carol Stein
University of Illinois, USA
Spots yes, hot barely or not
Moti Stein
Geological Survey of Israel, Israel
The size and fate of the Pan-African plume mantle
Seth Stein
Northwestern University
Spots yes, hot barely or not
Ellen R. Stofan
Proxemy Research, USA
Morphology and distribution of hotspots on Venus
Reidar G. Trønnes
Nordic Volcanological Institute, Iceland
Mantle source composition, melting regime and mantle flow in the NE Atlantic
Peter R. Vogt
Naval Research Laboratory, USA
Sea-floor basement morphology: Distinguishing hotspot effects from plate tectonic effects - Examples from Iceland and the Azores
Richard Walker
University of Maryland College Park, USA
Isotopic detection of possible core-mantle interactions in plume sources: Rules of engagement
Phil Wannamaker
Univ. Utah/EGI, USA
Upper mantle physical state and lower crustal igneous input: A test of current models with data from the U.S. Great Basin
Dayanthie Weeraratne
Brown University
An alternative model for the origin of non-hotspot intraplate volcanism in the Pacific

Marge Wilson
University of Leeds, UK

Sea-floor spreading and deformation processes in the South Atlantic Ocean: An evaluation of the role of mantle hotspots

The geodynamic setting of Tertiary-Quaternary intra-plate magmatism in Europe: The role of asthenospheric diapirs or mantle “hot fingers”
Jerry Winterer
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA
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
Donald Wright
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Geology, structure, and source of the Kikkertavak anorthosite, northern Labrador, Canada
Gezahegn Yirgu
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Lithospheric control on silicic magma generation associated with the Ethiopian flood basalt province
last updated 20th September, 2004