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Recent papers & books relevant to the debate regarding the origin of hot spots, published in 2007
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Brueseke, M.E., M.T. Heizler, W.K. Hart & S.A. Mertzman, Distribution and geochronology of Oregon Plateau (U.S.A.) flood basalt volcanism: The Steens Basalt revisited, J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 161, 187–214, 2007.

Bourgeois, O., M. Ford, M. Diraison, C. Le Carlier de Veslud, M. Gerbault, R. Pik, N. Ruby, S. Bonnet, Separation of rifting and lithospheric folding signatures in the NW-Alpine foreland, Int. J. Earth Sci. (Geol Rundsch), DOI 10.1007/s00531-007-0202-2.

Paonita, A. and M. Martelli, A new view of the He–Ar–CO2 degassing at mid-ocean ridges: Homogeneous composition of magmas from the upper mantle, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 1747-1763, 2007.

Ballmer, M.D., J. van Hunen, G. Ito, P.J. Tackley and T. A. Bianco, Non-hotspot volcano chains originating from small-scale sublithospheric convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23310, doi:10.1029/2007GL031636, 2007

Heidbach, O., J. Reinecker, M. Tingay, B. Muller, B. Sperner, K. Fuchs, and F. Wenzel, Plate boundary forces are not enough: Second- and third-order stress patterns highlighted in the World Stress Map database, Tectonics, 26, TC6014, doi:10.1029/2007TC002133, 2007.

Jagoutz, O., O. Müntener, G. Manatschal, D. Rubatto, G. Péron-Pinvidic, B.D. Turrin & I. M. Villa, The rift-to-drift transition in the North Atlantic: A stuttering start of the MORB machine? Geology, 35, 1087-1090, 2007.

Lundin, E. & E.M. Sigmond, Geology of the NortheastAtlantic region (Grønlandshavet and Norskehavet), Geology of the land and sea areas of northern Europe, Special publication 10, 60-65, 2007.

Hanan, B.B., J.W. Shervais & S.K. Vetter, Yellowstone plume–continental lithosphere interaction beneath the Snake River Plain, Geology, 36, 51-54, 2007.

Clouard, V. & M. Gerbault, Break-up spots: Could the Pacific open as a consequence of plate kinematics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 265, 195-208, 2007.

Keranen, K. and S.L. Klemperer, Discontinuous and diachronous evolution of the Main Ethiopian Rift: Implications for development of continental rifts, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 265, 96-111, 2007.

Burke, K., Steinberger, B., Torsvik, T.H. & Smethurst, M.A., Plume Generation Zones at the margins of Large Low Shear Velocity Provinces on the core–mantle boundary, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 265, 49-60, 2007.

Bryan, S.E. & R.E. Ernst, Revised definition of Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs), Earth-Science Reviews, 86, 175-202, 2007.

Ma, L., M.C. Castro & C.M. Hall, Not all Primordial Noble Gas Signatures are Associated with OIBs and Mantle Plumes – Mantle Heterogeneity, Primordial Shallow Sources and a Solar-like He, Ne Signature in an Ancient North American Craton, Abstract, Fall Meeting AGU, December 10-14, 2007.

Boschi, L., T.W. Becker & B. Steinberger, Mantle plumes: Dynamic models and seismic images G3, Q10006, doi:10.1029/2007GC001733, 2007.

Ballmer, M. D., J. van Hunen, G. Ito, P. J. Tackley & T. A. Bianco, Non-hotspot volcano chains originating from small-scale sublithospheric convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23310,, 2007

Sleep, N.H., Edge-modulated stagnant-lid convection and volcanic passive margins, G3, Q12004, doi:10.1029/2007GC001672, 2007.

Oreiro, S.G., J.A. Cupertino, P. Szatmari & A.T. Filho, Influence of pre-salt alignments in post-Aptian magmatism in the Cabo Frio High and its surroundings, Santos and Campos basins, SE Brazil: An example of non–plume-related magmatism, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, in press, available online 19 August 2007

Chalot-Prat, F., P. Tikhomirov & A. Saintot, Late Devonian and Triassic basalts from the southern continental margin of the East European Platform, tracers of a single heterogeneous lithospheric mantle source, J. Earth Syst. Sci., 116, 469–495, 2007.

Comin-Chiaramonti, P., C. de Barros Gomes, A. Cundari, F. Castorina & P. Censi, A review of carbonatitic magmatism in the Paraná-Angola-Namibia (PAN) system, Per. Mineral., 76, 25-78, 2007.

Nielsen, S.B., R. Stephenson & E. Thomsen, Dynamics of Mid-Palaeocene North Atlantic rifting
linked with European intra-plate deformations, Nature, 450, 1071-1074, 2007.

Precigout, J., F. Gueydan, D. Gapais, C.J. Garrido and A. Essaifc, Strain localisation in the subcontinental mantle — a ductile alternative to the brittle mantle, Tectonophysics, 445, 318-336, 2007.

Chadwick, D. J., S. J. Payne, T. Van Hove, and D. W. Rodgers (2007), Contemporary tectonic motion of the eastern Snake River Plain: A campaign global positioning system study, Tectonics, 26, TC6005

Corti, G., J. van Wijk, S. Cloetingh, and C. K. Morley (2007), Tectonic inheritance and continental rift architecture: Numerical and analogue models of the East African Rift system, Tectonics, 26, TC6006.

Jackson, M.G., M.D. Kurz, S.R. Hart & R.K. Workman, New Samoan lavas from Ofu Island reveal a hemispherically heterogeneous high 3He/4He mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 264, 360-374, 2007.

Houseman, G.A. & L. Gemmer, Intra-orogenic extension driven by gravitational instability: Carpathian-Pannonian orogeny, Geology, 35, 1135-1138, 2007.

Courtier, A.M. et al., Correlation of seismic and petrologic thermometers suggests deep thermal anomalies beneath hotspots, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 264, 308-316, 2007.

Santosh, M., and S. Omor, CO2 windows from mantle to atmosphere: Models on ultra high-temperature metamorphism and speculations on the link with melting of snowball Earth, Gondwana Research, in press.

Sheth, H.C., ‘Large Igneous Provinces (LIPs)’: Definition, recommended terminology, and a hierarchical classification, Earth-Science Reviews 85 (2007) 117–124

Presnall, D.C. and G.H. Gudfinnsson, Origin of the Oceanic Lithosphere, J. Pet., in press

Sankaran, A.V., The unsettled plume hypothesis, Current Science, 93, 1344-1346, 200

Anderson, D.L. and J.H. Natland, Evidence for mantle plumes, Nature, 450, E15, 2007.

Bourdon, B., N.M. Ribe, A. Stracke, A. Saal & S. Turner, Reply, Nature, 450, E16, 2007.

Harangi, S., and Lenkey, L., Genesis of the Neogene to Quaternary volcanism in the Carpathian-Pannonian region: Role of subduction, extension, and mantle plume, in Beccaluva, L., Bianchini, G., and Wilson, M., eds., Cenozoic Volcanism in the Mediterranean Area: Geological Society of America Special Paper 418, 67–92, doi: 10.1130/2007.2418(04), 2007.

Albarede, F. and I. Kaneoka, Ghost primordial He and Ne, abstract, Goldschmidt Conference, 2007.

Montagner, J., B. Marty, E. Stutzmann, D. Sicilia, M. Cara, R. Pik, J. Lévêque, G. Roult, E. Beucler, and E. Debayle, Mantle upwellings and convective instabilities revealed by seismic tomography and helium isotope geochemistry beneath eastern Africa, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L21303, 2007.

Persano, C., D.N. Barfod, F.M. Stuart and P. Bishop, Constraints on early Cenozoic underplating-driven uplift and denudation of western Scotland from low temperature thermochronometry, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 263, 404-419, 2007.

Prytulak, J. and T. Elliott, TiO2 enrichment in ocean island basalts, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 263, 388-403, 2007.

O'Connor, J.M., P. Stoffers, J.R. Wijbrans and T.J. Worthington, Migration of widespread long-lived volcanism across the Galápagos Volcanic Province: Evidence for a broad hotspot melting anomaly?, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 263, 339-354, 2007.

Brodholt, J.P., G. Helffrich & J. Trampert, Chemical versus thermal heterogeneity in the lower mantle: The most likely role of anelasticity, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 262, 429-437, 2007.

Pasyanos, M.E. & A.A. Nyblade, A top to bottom lithospheric study of Africa and Arabia, Tectonophysics, 444, 27-44, 2007.

Schmerr, N. and E.J. Garnero, Upper Mantle Discontinuity Topography from Thermal and Chemical Heterogeneity, Science, 318, 623 - 626, 2007.

Dasgupta, R., M.M. Hirschmann, N.D. Smith, Partial Melting Experiments of Peridotite + CO2 at 3 GPa and Genesis of Alkalic Ocean Island Basalts, J. Petrology, 48, 2093-2124, 2007.

Bernoulli, D., Hottinger, L., Spezzaferri, S. and Stille, P., Miocene shallow-water limestones from São Nicolau (Cabo Verde): Caribbean-type benthic fauna and time constraints for volcanism, Swiss j. geosci. 100, 215–225, 2007.

Vinnik, L. and V. Farra, Low S velocity atop the 410-km discontinuity and mantle plumes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 262, 398-412.

Comin-Chiaramonti, P., F. Lucassen, A. De Min and C.B. Gomes, Mantle Xenoliths from intracratonic Eastern Paraguay (South America Platform) and Andean Domain: a comparison, Lithos, in press.

Braun, A., H.R. Kim, B. Csatho and R.R.B. von Frese, Gravity-inferred crustal thickness of Greenland, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 262, 138–158, 2007.

Redmond, H.L. and S.D. King, Does mantle convection currently exist on Mercury? PEPI, 164, 221-231, 2007.

Brandon, A.D., D.W. Graham, T. Waight and B. Gautason, 186Os and 187Os enrichments and high-3He/4He sources in the Earth’s mantle: Evidence from Icelandic picrites, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 4570-4591, 2007.

Watson, B.E., J.B. Thomas and D.J. Cherniak, 40Ar retention in the terrestrial planets, Nature, 449, 299 - 304, 2007. [News & Views article]

Bryan, S. and R. Ernst, Revised Definition of Large Igneous Province (LIP), Earth-Science Reviews, in press, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2007.08.008, 2007.

Adam, C., V. Vidal and J. Escartín, 80-Myr history of buoyancy and volcanic fluxes along the trails of the Walvis and St. Helena hotspots (South Atlantic), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 261, 432-442, 2007.

Courtier, A.M., B. Bagley, and J. Revenaugh, Whole mantle discontinuity structure beneath Hawaii, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L17304, doi 10.1029/2007GL031006, 2007

Ionov, D.A., Compositional variations and heterogeneity in fertile lithospheric mantle: peridotite xenoliths in basalts from Tariat, Mongolia, Contrib. Min. Pet., 154, 455-477, 2007.

Keshav, S., G. Sen, and D.C. Presnall, Garnet-bearing Xenoliths from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu, Hawaii: High-Pressure Fractional Crystallization in the Oceanic Mantle, J. Petrology, 48, 1681-1724, 2007.

Valentine, G.A. and F.V. Perry, Tectonically controlled, time-predictable basaltic volcanism from a lithospheric mantle source (central Basin and Range Province, USA), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 261. 201-216, 2007.

Yaxley, G.M. and A.V. Sobolev, High-pressure partial melting of gabbro and its role in the Hawaiian magma source, Contrib. Min. Pet., 154, 371-383, 2007.

Marotta, A.M. and Spalla, M.I., Permian-Triassic high thermal regime in the Alps: Result of late Variscan collapse or continental rifting? Validation by numerical modeling , Tectonics, 26, No. 4, TC4016, 2007

Frezzotti, M.-L. and A. Peccerillo, Diamond-bearing COHS fluids in the mantle beneath Hawaii, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., in press.

Tan, Y., and D. V. Helmberger, Trans-Pacific upper mantle shear velocity structure, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B08301, doi:10.1029/2006JB004853, 2007. [ Comment ]

Franke, D., S. Neben, S. Ladage, B. Schreckenberger and K. Hinz, Margin segmentation and volcano-tectonic architecture along the volcanic margin off Argentina/Uruguay, South Atlantic, Marine Geology, in press.

Lizarralde, D., G.J. Axen, H.E. Brown, J.M. Fletcher, A. González-Fernández, A.J. Harding, W.S. Holbrook, G.M. Kent, P. Paramo, F. Sutherland & .J. Umhoefer, Variation in styles of rifting in the Gulf of California, Nature, 448, 466-469, 2007.

Courtillot, V. and P.Olson, Mantle plumes link magnetic superchrons to phanerozoic mass depletion events, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 260, 495-504, 2007.

Beccaluva, L., A. Azzouni-Sekkal, A. Benhallou, G. Bianchini, R.M. Ellam, M. Marzola, F. Siena and F.M. Stuart, Intracratonic asthenosphere upwelling and lithosphere rejuvenation beneath the Hoggar swell (Algeria): Evidence from HIMU metasomatised lherzolite mantle xenoliths, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 260, 482-494, 2007.

Le Roux, V., J.-L. Bodinier, A. Tommasi, O. Alard, J.-M. Dautria, A. Vauchez and A.J.V. Riches, The Lherz spinel lherzolite: Refertilized rather than pristine mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 259, 599-612, 2007.

Brenker, F.E., C. Vollmer, L. Vincze, B. Vekemans, A. Szymanski, K. Janssens, I. Szaloki, L. Nasdala, W. Joswig and F. Kaminsky, Carbonates from the lower part of transition zone or even the lower mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 260, 1-9, 2007.

Krumrei, T.V., I.M. Villa, M.A.W. Marks and G. Markl , Response to the comment by A.K. Baksi on “A 40Ar/39Ar and U/Pb isotopic study of the Ilimaussaq complex, South Greenland: Implications for the 40K decay constant and the duration of magmatic activity in a peralkaline complex”, Chemical Geology, 242, 415-417, 2007.

Villagómez, D.R., Toomey, D.R., Hooft, E.E.E. & Solomon, S.C., Upper mantle structure beneath the Galápagos Archipelago from surface wave tomography, J. Geophys. Res., 112, No. B7, B07303, 2007.

Leahy, G.M. & Bercovici, D., On the dynamics of a hydrous melt layer above the transition zone, J. Geophys. Res., 112, No. B7, B07401, 2007.

Thompson, R.N., A. J. V. Riches, P. M. Antoshechkina, D. G. Pearson, G. M. Nowell, C. J. Ottley, A. P. Dickin, V. L. Hards, A.-K. Nguno, and V. Niku-Paavola, Origin of CFB Magmatism: Multi-tiered Intracrustal Picrite-Rhyolite Magmatic Plumbing at Spitzkoppe, Western Namibia, during Early Cretaceous Etendeka Magmatism, J. Petrology, 48: 1119-1154, 2007.

Behn, M.D., G. Hirth, and P.B. Kelemen, Trench-Parallel Anisotropy Produced by Foundering of Arc Lower Crust, Science, 317, 108, 2007.

Ingle, S., J.J. Mahoney, H. Sato, M.F. Coffin, J.-I. Kimura, N. Hirano, and M. Nakanishi, Depleted mantle wedge and sediment fingerprint in unusual basalts from the Manihiki Plateau, central Pacific Ocean, Geology, 35, 595-598, 2007.

Meyzen, C.M., J. Blichert-Toft, J.N. Ludden, E. Humler, C. Mével & F. Albarède, Isotopic portrayal of the Earth's upper mantle flow field, Nature, 447, 1069 - 1074, 2007.

Beier, C., A. Stracke and K.M. Haase, The peculiar geochemical signatures of São Miguel (Azores) lavas: Metasomatised or recycled mantle sources? Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 259, 186-199 , 2007.

Ishikawa, A., T. Kuritani, A. Makishima and E. Nakamura, Ancient recycled crust beneath the Ontong Java Plateau: Isotopic evidence from the garnet clinopyroxenite xenoliths, Malaita, Solomon Islands, Earth Planet. Sci. Lettl, 259, 134-148 , 2007.

Marske, J.P., A.J. Pietruszka, D. Weis, M.O. Garcia and J.M. Rhodes, Rapid passage of a small-scale mantle heterogeneity through the melting regions of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Volcanoes, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., 259, 34-50, 2007.

Jourdan, F., H. Bertrand, U. Scharer, J. Blichert-Toft, G. Feraud, and A.B. Kampunzu, Major and Trace Element and Sr, Nd, Hf, and Pb Isotope Compositions of the Karoo Large Igneous Province, Botswana-Zimbabwe: Lithosphere vs Mantle Plume Contribution, J. Petrology, 48, 1043-1077.

Hamilton, W.B., Driving mechanism and 3-D circulation of plate tectonics, in J.W. Sears, T.A.Harms, and C.A. Evenchick, editors, Whence the mountains? Inquiries into the evolution of orogenic systems, Geol. Soc. Am. Special Paper 433, publication expected Oct., 2007.

Cadoux, A., J. Blichert-Toft, D.L. Pinti, F. Albarède, A Unique Lower Mantle Source for Southern Italy Volcanics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 259, 227-242, 2007.

Barry, T.L., A.V. Ivanov, S.V. Rasskazov, E.I. Demonterov, T.J. Dunai, G.R. Davies and D. Harrison, Helium isotopes provide no evidence for deep mantle involvement in widespread Cenozoic volcanism across Central Asia, Lithos, 95, 415-42


The Origin, Evolution and Present State of Continental Lithosphere, The Origin, Evolution and Present State of Subcontinental Lithosphere

Volume 96, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-324 (June 2007)
Edited by Yaoling Niu and Shuguang Song

Korenaga, J., Thermal cracking and the deep hydration of oceanic lithosphere: A key to the generation of plate tectonics? J. Geophys. Res., 112, No. B5, B05408

Bizimis, M., M. Griselin, J.C. Lassiter, V.J.M. Salters and G. Sen, Ancient recycled mantle lithosphere in the Hawaiian plume: Osmium–Hafnium isotopic evidence from peridotite mantle xenoliths, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 257, 259-273.

Castillo, P.R., P. Scarsi and H. Craig, He, Sr, Nd, and Pb isotopic constraints on the origin of the Marquesas and other linear volcanic chains, Chemical Geology, 240, 205-221.

Plomerova, J., U. Achauer, V. Babuska, L. Vecsey, BOHEMA working group, Upper mantle beneath the Eger Rift (Central Europe): plume or asthenosphere upwelling?, Geophys. J. Int., 169, 675–682, 2007.

Doglioni, C., E. Carminati, M. Cuffaro & D. Scrocca, Subduction kinematics and dynamic constraints, Earth-Science Reviews, in press.

Bryan, S., Silicic Large Igenous Provinces, Episodes, 30(1), 2007.

Stroncik, N.A., S. Niedermann and K.M. Haase, Neon and helium isotopes as tracers of mantle reservoirs and mantle dynamics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., in press.

Pe-Piper, G., D.J.W. Piper, L.F. Jansa & A. de Jonge, Early Cretaceous opening of the North Atlantic Ocean: Implications of the petrology and tectonic setting of the Fogo Seamounts off the SW Grand Banks, Newfoundland, Bull. Geol. Soc. Am., 119, 712-724, 2007.

Steinberger, B. & C. Gaina, Plate-tectonic reconstructions predict part of the Hawaiian hotspot track to be preserved in the Bering Sea, Geology, 35, 407-410, 2007.

Parman, S.W., Helium isotopic evidence for episodic mantle melting and crustal growth, Nature, 446, 900-903, 2007. (See also Perspectives piece by D. Porcelli.)

Burov, E., L. Guillou-Frottier, E. d'Acremont, L. Le Pourhiet and S. Cloetingh, Plume head–lithosphere interactions near intra-continental plate boundaries, Tectonophysics, 434, 15-38, 2007.

Naliboff, J.B. and L.H. Kellogg, Can large increases in viscosity and thermal conductivity preserve large-scale heterogeneity in the mantle? PEPI, 161, 86-102, 2007.

Steiner S.A. and C.P. Conrad, Does active mantle upwelling help drive plate motions? PEPI, 161, 103-114, 2007.

Elkins-Tanton, L.T., Continental magmatism, volatile recycling, and a heterogeneous mantle caused by lithospheric gravitational instabilities, J. Geophys. Res., 112, No. B3, B03405, 2007.

Harris, R.N. & M.K. McNutt, Heat flow on hot spot swells: Evidence for fluid flow, J. Geophys. Res., 112, No. B3, B03407, 2007.

Armienti P. and D. Gasperini, Do We Really Need Mantle Components to Define Mantle Composition? J. Pet., 48, 693-709, 2007.

Eaton, D.W. & A. Frederiksen, Seismic evidence for convection-driven motion of the North American plate, Nature, 446, 428-431, 2007.

Seyler, M., J.-P. Lorand, H.J.B. Dick & M. Drouin, Pervasive melt percolation reactions in ultra-depleted refractory harzburgites at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 15°20'N: ODP Hole 1274A, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 153, 303–319, DOI 10.1007/s00410-006-0148-6 [See also related papers by M. Seyler:

Yokoyama, T., F.T. Aka, M. Kusakabe and E. Nakamura, Plume–lithosphere interaction beneath Mt. Cameroon volcano, West Africa: Constraints from 238U–230Th–226Ra and Sr–Nd–Pb isotope systematic, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 1835-1854.

Lee, C.-T.A. and W.-P. Chen, Possible density segregation of subducted oceanic lithosphere along a weak serpentinite layer and implications for compositional stratification of the Earth's mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 255, 357-366.

He, B., Y.-G. Xu, X.-L. Huang, Z.-Y. Luo, Y.-R. Shi, Q.-J. Yang and S.-Y. Yu, Age and duration of the Emeishan flood volcanism, SW China: Geochemistry and SHRIMP zircon U–Pb dating of silicic ignimbrites, post-volcanic Xuanwei Formation and clay tuff at the Chaotian section, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 255, 306-323.

Hernlund, J. W. and Labrosse, S., Geophysically consistent values of the perovskite to post-perovskite transition Clapeyron slope, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, 5, L05309.

Kumar, P., Kind, R., Priestley, K. and Dahl-Jensen, T., Crustal structure of Iceland and Greenland from receiver function studies, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B3, B03301

Van der Hilst, R.D., M. V. de Hoop, P. Wang, S.-H. Shim, P. Ma, L. Tenorio, Seismostratigraphy and Thermal Structure of Earth’s Core-Mantle Boundary Region, Science, 315, 1813-1817, 2007. (See also supporting online material and Perspectives piece by Bruce A. Buffett.)

Sobolev, A.V., A.W. Hofmann, D.V. Kuzmin et al., The Amount of Recycled Crust in Sources of Mantle-Derived Melts, Science, DOI: 10.1126/science. 1138113 (Supporting online material contains 17,000 high precision olivine analyses from different mantle derived magmas – MORB, OIB, LIP and Komatiites.) See also comment on this paper in the same issue, by C. Herzberg, Food for a Volcanic Diet, DOI 10.1126/science. 1141051.

Landes, M., J.R.R. Ritter and P.W. Readman, Proto-Iceland plume caused thinning of Irish lithosphere
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 255, 32-40, 2007.

Lustrino, Michele and Marjorie Wilson, The circum-Mediterranean anorogenic Cenozoic igneous province, Earth-Science Reviews, 81, 1-65, 2007.

King, S.D., Hotspots and edge-driven convection Geology, 35, 223-226, 2007.

Rivalenti, Giorgio, Alberto Zanetti, Vicente A.V. Girardi, Maurizio Mazzucchelli, Colombo C.G. Tassinari and Gustavo W. Bertotto, The effect of the Fernando de Noronha plume on the mantle lithosphere in north-eastern Brazil, Lithos, 94, 111-131, 2007.

Greenhalgh, E.E. and N. J. Kusznir, Evidence for thin oceanic crust on the extinct Aegir Ridge, Norwegian Basin, NE Atlantic derived from satellite gravity inversion, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L06305, doi:10.1029/2007GL029440, 2007

Suetsugu, D., H. Shiobara, H. Sugioka, Y. Fukao and T. Kanazaw, Topography of the mantle discontinuities beneath the South Pacific superswell as inferred from broadband waveforms on seafloor, PEPI, 160, 310-318, 2007.

Jacoby, W.R. and M.T. Gudmundsson, Eds., Hotspot Iceland, J. Geodynamics, 43, 1-186, 2007.

Stern, R.J., When and how did plate tectonics begin? Theoretical and empirical considerations, Chinese Science Bulletin, 52, 578-591, 2007.

Chemical Geology, 241, pp. 149-374, 2007

Campbell, I.H., and Andrew C. Kerr, The Great Plume Debate: Testing the Plume Theory

Campbell, I.H., Testing the plume theory.

Nolet, G., Richard Allen and Dapeng Zhao, Mantle plume tomography.

Storey, M., Robert A. Duncan and Christian Tegner, Timing and Duration of Volcanism in the North Atlantic Igneous Province: Implications for Geodynamics and Links to the Iceland Hotspot.

Kerr, A.C. and John J. Mahoney, Oceanic Plateaus: Problematic Plumes, Potential Paradigms.

Falloon, T.J., Leonid V. Danyushevsky, Alexei Ariskin, David H. Green and Clifford E. Ford, The application of olivine geothermometry to infer crystallization temperatures of parental liquids: Implications for the temperature of MORB magmas.

Hansen, V.L., LIPs on Venus.

Saunders, A.D., S.M. Jones, L.A. Morgan, K.L. Pierce, M. Widdowson and Y.G. Xu, Regional uplift associated with continental large igneous provinces: The roles of mantle plumes and the lithosphere.

Hawkesworth, C. and Anders Scherstén, Mantle Plumes and Geochemistry.

Putirka, K.D., Michael Perfit, F.J. Ryerson and Matthew G. Jackson, Ambient and excess mantle temperatures, olivine thermometry, and active vs. passive upwelling.

Tarduno, J.A., On the motion of Hawaii and other mantle plumes.

Ray, R. & H.C. Sheth & J. Mallik, Structure and emplacement of the Nandurbar–Dhule mafic dyke swarm, Deccan Traps, and the tectonomagmatic evolution of flood basalt, Bull. Volc., 69, 537-551, DOI 10.1007/s00445-006-0089-y, 2007.

Pilger, R. H., 2007, The Bend: Origin and significance, Bull. Geol. Soc. Am., 119, 302-313.

Heber, V.S., R.A. Brooker, S.P. Kelley & B.J. Wood, Crystal–melt partitioning of noble gases (helium, neon, argon, krypton, and xenon) for olivine and clinopyroxene, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 71, 1041-1061, 2007.

Herzberg, C., P. D. Asimow, N. Arndt, Y. Niu, C. M. Lesher, J. G. Fitton, M. J. Cheadle and A. D. Saunders, Temperatures in ambient mantle and plumes: Constraints from basalts, picrites, and komatiites, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8, Q02006, doi:10.1029/2006GC001390, 2007.

Gondwana Research

Island Arcs: Past and Present

Volume 11, Issues 1-2, Pages 1-262 (January 2007)
Edited by S. Maruyama and M. Santosh

Demonterova, E. I., A. V. Ivanov, S. V. Rasskazov, M. E. Markova, T. A. Yasnygina, and Yu. M. Malykh, Lithospheric Control on Late Cenozoic Magmatism at the Boundary of the Tuva–Mongolian Massif, Khubsugul Area, Northern Mongoli, Petrology, 15, 90–107, 2007.

Simmons, N.A.; Forte, A.M.; Grand, S.P., Thermochemical structure and dynamics of the African superplume, Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, No. 2, L02301, 2007.

Mierdel, K;, H. Keppler, J.R. Smyth, and F. Langenhorst, Water Solubility in Aluminous Orthopyroxene and the Origin of Earth's Asthenospher, Science, 315, 364, 2007.

Elkins-Tanton, L.T., David S. Draper, Carl B. Agee, Jessica Jewell, Andrew Thorpe, P. C. Hess, The last lavas erupted during the main phase of the Siberian flood volcanic province: results from experimental petrology, Cont. Min. Pet., 153, 191-209, 2007.

Mahlburg Kay, S., A. A. Ardolino, M. L. Gorring and V. A. Ramos, The Somuncura Large Igneous Province in Patagonia: Interaction of a Transient Mantle Thermal Anomaly with a Subducting Slab, J. Pet., 48, 43-77, 2007

Panza, G.F., A. Peccerillo, A. Aoudia and B. Farina,, Geophysical and petrological modelling of the structure and composition of the crust and upper mantle in complex geodynamic settings: The Tyrrhenian Sea and surroundings, Earth-Science Reviews, 80, 1-46, 2007.

Youngs, B.A.R. and G.A. HousemanTopography on the D" region from analysis of a thin dense layer beneath a convecting cell, Physics of The Earth and Planetary Interiors, 160, 60-74, 2007.

Dale, C.W., A. Gannoun, K.W. Burton, T.W. Argles and I.J. Parkinson, Rhenium–osmium isotope and elemental behaviour during subduction of oceanic crust and the implications for mantle recycling, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 253, 211-225, 2007.

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