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2018

last updated 2nd November, 2018

Stein, S., C. A. Stein, R. Elling, J. Kley, G. R. Keller, M. Wysession, T. Roone, A. Frederiksen, R. Moucha, Insights from North America's failed Midcontinent Rift into the evolution of continental rifts and passive continental margins, Tectonophysics744, 403-421, 2018.

Tang, Chunan, Did Earth drive itself to a snowball?, Science Bulletin, 63, 1032-1033, 2018.

Á Horni, J., J. R. Hopper, A. Blischke, W. H. Geisler, M. Stewart, K. McDermott, M. Judge, Ö. Erlendsson, and U. Árting (2017), Regional distribution of volcanism within the North Atlantic Igneous Province, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 105.

Blischke, A., C. Gaina, J. R. Hopper, G. Péron-Pinvidic, B. Brandsdóttir, P. Guarnieri, Ö. Erlendsson, and K. Gunnarsson (2017), The Jan Mayen microcontinent: an update of its architecture, structural development and role during the transition from the Ægir Ridge to the mid-oceanic Kolbeinsey Ridge, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 299.

Funck, T., Ö. Erlendsson, W. H. Geissler, S. Gradmann, G. S. Kimbell, K. McDermott, and U. K. Petersen (2017a), A review of the NE Atlantic conjugate margins based on seismic refraction data, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 171.

Funck, T., W. H. Geissler, G. S. Kimbell, S. Gradmann, Ö. Erlendsson, K. McDermott, and U. K. Petersen (2017b), Moho and basement depth in the NE Atlantic Ocean based on seismic refraction data and receiver functions, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 207.

Gaina, C., A. Nasuti, G. S. Kimbell, and A. Blischke (2017), Break-up and seafloor spreading domains in the NE Atlantic, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 393.

Gaina, C., A. Blischke, W. H. Geissler, G. S. Kimbell, and Ö. Erlendsson (2017), Seamounts and oceanic igneous features in the NE Atlantic: a link between plate motions and mantle dynamics, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 419.

Geissler, W. H., C. Gaina, J. R. Hopper, T. Funck, A. Blischke, U. Arting, J. á. Horni, G. Péron-Pinvidic, and M. M. Abdelmalak (2017), Seismic volcanostratigraphy of the NE Greenland continental margin, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 149.

Gerlings, J., J. R. Hopper, M. B. W. Fyhn, and N. Frandsen (2017), Mesozoic and older rift basins on the SE Greenland Shelf offshore Ammassalik, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 375.

Gradmann, S., C. Haase, and J. Ebbing (2017), Isostasy as a tool to validate interpretations of regional geophysical datasets – application to the mid-Norwegian continental margin, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 279.

Haase, C., J. Ebbing, and T. Funck (2017), A 3D regional crustal model of the NE Atlantic based on seismic and gravity data, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 233.

Hjartarson, Á., Ö. Erlendsson, and A. Blischke (2017), The Greenland–Iceland–Faroe Ridge Complex, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 127.

Kimbell, G. S., M. A. Stewart, S. Gradmann, P. M. Shannon, T. Funck, C. Haase, M. S. Stoker, and J. R. Hopper (2017), Controls on the location of compressional deformation on the NW European margin, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 249.

Ólavsdóttir, J., Ó. R. Eidesgaard, and M. S. Stoker (2017), The stratigraphy and structure of the Faroese continental margin, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 339.

Péron-Pinvidic, G., J. R. Hopper, M. Stoker, C. Gaina, T. Funck, U. E. Árting, and J. C. Doornenbal (2017), The NE Atlantic region: a reappraisal of crustal structure, tectonostratigraphy and magmatic evolution – an introduction to the NAG-TEC project, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 1.

Petersen, U. K., and T. Funck (2017), Review of velocity models in the Faroe–Shetland Channel, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 357.

Stoker, M. S., M. A. Stewart, P. M. Shannon, M. Bjerager, T. Nielsen, A. Blischke, B. O. Hjelstuen, C. Gaina, K. McDermott, and J. Ólavsdóttir (2017), An overview of the Upper Palaeozoic–Mesozoic stratigraphy of the NE Atlantic region, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 11.

Vis, G.-J. (2017), Geology and seepage in the NE Atlantic region, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 443.

Wilkinson, C. M., M. Ganerød, B. W. H. Hendriks, and E. A. Eide (2017), Compilation and appraisal of geochronological data from the North Atlantic Igneous Province (NAIP), Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 447, 69.

Coetzee, A., and A. F. M. Kisters (2018), The elusive feeders of the Karoo Large Igneous Province and their structural controls, Tectonophysics, 747-748, 146-162.

He, Y., T. Zheng, Y. Ai, G. Hou, and Q.-F. Chen (2018), Growth of the lower continental crust via the relamination of arc magma, Tectonophysics, 724-725, 42-50.

Peace, A. L., J. K. Welford, M. Geng, H. Sandeman, B. D. Gaetz, and S. S. Ryan (2018), Rift-related magmatism on magma-poor margins: Structural and potential-field analyses of the Mesozoic Notre Dame Bay intrusions, Newfoundland, Canada and their link to North Atlantic Opening, Tectonophysics, 745, 24-45

Nagel T.J., Duesterhoeft E., Schiffer C. Garnet-controlled very low velocities in the lower mantle transition zone at sites of mantle upwelling. Terra Nova. 2018;00:1–8

Strak, V., and W. P. Schellart (2018), A subduction and mantle plume origin for Samoan volcanism, Scientific Reports, 8, 10424, doi:10.1038/s41598-018-28267-3.

Welford, J. K., A. L. Peace, M. Geng, S. A. Dehler, and K. Dickie (2018), Crustal structure of Baffin Bay from constrained 3-D gravity inversion and deformable plate tectonic models, Geophys. J. Int., ggy193-ggy193, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy193.

Neri, M., E. Rivalta, F. Maccaferri, V. Acocella, and R. Cirrincione (2018), Etnean and Hyblean volcanism shifted away from the Malta Escarpment by crustal stresses, Earth planet. Sci. Lett., 486, 15-22

Nelson, P., S. Grand, 2018, Lower-mantle plume beneath the Yellowstone hotspot revealed by core waves, Nature Geoscience (2018) DOI: 10.1038/s41561-018-0075-y

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Maguire, R., Ritsema, J., Bonnin, M., van Keken, P. E., & Goes, S. (2018). Evaluating the resolution of deep mantle plumes in teleseismic traveltime tomography. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123.

Zastrozhnov, D., L. Gernigon, I. Gogin, M. M. Abdelmalak, S. Planke, J. I. Faleide, S. Eide and R. Myklebust, Cretaceous-Paleocene Evolution and Crustal Structure of the Northern Vøring Margin (Offshore Mid-Norway): Results from Integrated Geological and Geophysical Study, Tectonics, 37, 497–528.

Liu, C., and S. P. Grand (2018), Seismic attenuation in the African LLSVP estimated from PcS phases, Earth planet. Sci. Lett., 489, 8-16

Korchinski, M., P. F. Rey, L. Mondy, C. Teyssier, and D. L. Whitney (2018), Numerical investigation of deep-crust behavior under lithospheric extension, Tectonophysics, 726, 137-146

Stern, R. J., S.-M. Li, and G. Randy Keller (2018), Continental crust of China: A brief guide for the perplexed, Earth-Science Reviews, 179, 72-94

Ady, B. E., and R. C. Whittaker (2018), Examining the influence of tectonic inheritance on the evolution of the North Atlantic using a palinspastic deformable plate reconstruction, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 470.

Heron, Philip J., Russell N. Pysklywec and Randell Stephenson, Exploring the theory of plate tectonics: the role of mantle lithosphere structure, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 470, first published on March 1, 2018, doi:10.1144/SP470.7

Chenin, Pauline, Suzanne Picazo, Suzon Jammes, Gianreto Manatschal, Othmar Müntener and Garry Karner, Potential role of lithospheric mantle composition in the Wilson cycle: a North Atlantic perspective, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 470, first published on March 6, 2018, doi:10.1144/SP470.10.

Ivanov, A. V., S. B. Mukasa, V. S. Kamenetsky, M. Ackerson, E. I. Demonterova, B. G. Pokrovsky, N. V. Vladykin, M. V. Kolesnichenko, K. D. Litasov, and D. A. Zedgenizo, Volatile concentrations in olivine-hosted melt inclusions from meimechite and melanephelinite lavas of the Siberian Traps Large Igneous Province: Evidence for flux-related high-Ti, high-Mg magmatism, Chem. Geol., 483, 442-462.

Tschauner, O., S. Huang, E. Greenberg, V. B. Prakapenka, C. Ma, G. R. Rossman, A. H. Shen, D. Zhang, M. Newville, A. Lanzirotti, K. Tait, Ice-VII inclusions in diamonds: Evidence for aqueous fluid in Earth’s deep mantle, Science  09 Mar 2018, 359, 1136-1139, DOI: 10.1126/science.aao3030

Vicente de Gouveia, S., J. Besse, D. Frizon de Lamotte, M. Greff-Lefftz, M. Lescanne, F. Gueydan, and F. Leparmentier (2018), Evidence of hotspot paths below Arabia and the Horn of Africa and consequences on the Red Sea opening, Earth planet. Sci. Lett., 487, 210-220, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.01.030.

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