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Kamenetsky, Vadim S.; Chung, Sun-Lin; Kamenetsky, Maya B.; et al., Picrites from the Emeishan Large Igneous Province, SW China: a Compositional Continuum in Primitive Magmas and their Respective Mantle Sources, J. Pet., 53, 2095-2113, 2012.

Moore, A.E., Dynamic evolution of the Zambezi-Limpopo watershed, Central Zimbabwe, South African Journal of Geology, 115, 551-560, doi:10.2113/gssajg.115.4. 551.

Farnetani, C.G., Albrecht W. Hofmann, Cornelia Class, How double volcanic chains sample geochemical anomalies from the lowermost mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 359-360, 240-247, 2012.

Cadio, C., Maxim D. Ballmer, Isabelle Panet, Michel Diament, Neil Ribe, New constraints on the origin of the Hawaiian swell from wavelet analysis of the geoid to topography ratio, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 359-360, 40-54, 2012.

Foeken, J.P.T., Finlay M. Stuart, Darren F. Mark, Long-term low latitude cosmogenic 3He production rate determined from a 126 ka basalt from Fogo, Cape Verdes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 359-360, 14-25, 2012.

Thielmann, M., Boris J.P. Kaus, Shear heating induced lithospheric-scale localization: Does it result in subduction?, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 359-360, 1-13, 2012.

Komut, Tolga; Gray, Robert; Pysklywec, Russell; Gögüs, Oguz H., Mantle flow uplift of western Anatolia and the Aegean: Interpretations from geophysical analyses and geodynamic modeling, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 117, No. B11, B11412

Goes, Saskia; Armitage, John; Harmon, Nick; Smith, Hannah; Huismans, Ritske, Low seismic velocities below mid-ocean ridges: Attenuation versus melt retention, J. Geophys. Res., 117, No. B12, B12403, 2012.

Palot, M., P. Cartigny, J.W. Harris, F.V. Kaminsky, T. Stachel, Evidence for deep mantle convection and primordial heterogeneity from nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes in diamond, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 357–358, 179-193, 2012.

Wirth, E.A., Jun Korenaga, Small-scale convection in the subduction zone mantle wedge, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 357–358, 111-118, 2012.

Lekic, Vedran, Sanne Cottaar, Adam Dziewonski, Barbara Romanowicz, Cluster analysis of global lower mantle tomography: A new class of structure and implications for chemical heterogenity, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 357–358, 68-77, 2012.

Ishii, Takayuki, Hiroshi Kojitani, Masaki Akaogi, High-pressure phase transitions and subduction behavior of continental crust at pressure–temperature conditions up to the upper part of the lower mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 357-358, 31-41, 2012.

Sanchez, L., R. Shcherbakov, Temporal scaling of volcanic eruptions, J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 247–248, 115-121, 2012.

Franke, D., Rifting, lithosphere breakup and volcanism: Comparison of magma-poor and volcanic rifted margins, Marine and Petroleum Geology (2012), doi: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2012.11.003.

Cottaar, S., B. Romanowicz, An unsually large ULVZ at the base of the mantle near Hawaii, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 355-356, 213-222, 2012.

Schmandt, B., Mantle transition zone shear velocity gradients beneath USArray, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 355-356, 119-130, 2012.

Byerly, B.L., John C. Lassiter, Evidence from mantle xenoliths for lithosphere removal beneath the central Rio Grande Rift, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 355-356, 82-93, 2012.

Lytle, Marion L.; Kelley, Katherine A.; Hauri, Erik H.; Gill, James B.; Papia, Dominic; Arculus, Richard, Tracing mantle sources and Samoan influence in the northwestern Lau back-arc basin, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q10019, 2012.

Stracke, A., Earth's heterogeneous mantle: A product of convection-driven interaction between crust and mantle, Chemical Geology, 330-331, 274-299, 2012.

O'Connor, J.M., Wilfried Jokat, Anton P. le Roex, Cornelia Class, Jan R. Wijbrans, Stefanie Kessling, Klaudia F. Kuiper & Oliver Nebe, Hotspot trails in the South Atlantic controlled by plume and plate tectonic processes, Nature Geoscience, 5, 735 - 738, 2012.

Xu, Yi-Gang, Hui-Huang Zhang, Hua-Ning Qiu, Wen-Chun Ge, Fu-Yuan Wu, Oceanic crust components in continental basalts from Shuangliao, Northeast China: Derived from the mantle transition zone? Chemical Geology, 328, 168-184, 2012.

Anderson, D.L., Questioning mantle plumes, Phys. Today 65(10), 10 (2012); doi: 10.1063/PT.3.173.

Husson, L.; Conrad, C. P., On the location of hotspots in the framework of mantle convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, 17, L17304.

Kudo, Yuki, Kei Hirose, Motohiko Murakami, Yuki Asahara, Haruka Ozawa, Yasuo Ohishi, Naohisa Hirao, Sound velocity measurements of CaSiO3 perovskite to 133 GPa and implications for lowermost mantle seismic anomalies, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 349-350, 1-7, 2012.

Tumanian, M., Maria Luce Frezzotti, Angelo Peccerillo, Enrico Brandmayr, Giuliano F. Panza, Thermal structure of the shallow upper mantle beneath Italy and neighbouring areas: Correlation with magmatic activity and geodynamic significance, Earth-Science Reviews, 114, 369-385, 2012.

Deschamps, F., Laura Cobden, Paul J. Tackley, The primitive nature of large low shear-wave velocity provinces, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 349-350, 198-208, 2012.

Ren, Y., G.W. Stuart, G.A. Houseman, B. Dando, C. Ionescu, E. Hegedüs, S. Radovanovic, Y. Shen, Upper mantle structures beneath the Carpathian–Pannonian region: Implications for the geodynamics of continental collision, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 349-350, 139-152, 2012.

Long, Maureen D.; Till, Christy B.; Druken, Kelsey A.; Carlson, Richard W.; Wagner, Lara S.; Fouch, Matthew J.; James, David E.; Grove, Timothy L.; Schmerr, Nicholas; Kincaid, Chris, Mantle dynamics beneath the Pacific Northwest and the generation of voluminous back-arc volcanism, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q0AN01, 2012.

Hunt, A.C., I. J. Parkinson, N. B. W. Harris, T. L. Barry, N. W. Rogers, and M. Yondon, Cenozoic Volcanism on the Hangai Dome, Central Mongolia: Geochemical Evidence for Changing Melt Sources and Implications for Mechanisms of Melting, J. Petrology, 53: 1913-1942, 2012.

Renat R. Almeev, Torsten Bolte, Barbara P. Nash, Francois Holtz, Martin Erdmann, and Henrietta E. Cathey, High-temperature, low-H2O Silicic Magmas of the Yellowstone Hotspot: an Experimental Study of Rhyolite from the Bruneau-Jarbidge Eruptive Center, Central Snake River Plain, USA, J. Petrology, 53: 1837-1866, 2012.

Roberts, G. G.; White, N. J.; Martin-Brandis, G. L.; Crosby, A. G, An uplift history of the Colorado Plateau and its surroundings from inverse modeling of longitudinal river profiles, Tectonics, 31, No. 4, TC4022, 2012.

Wirth, Erin A.; Long, Maureen D., ultiple layers of seismic anisotropy and a low-velocity region in the mantle wedge beneath Japan: Evidence from teleseismic receiver functions, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q08005, 2012.

Sano, Takashi; Shimizu, Kenji; Ishikawa, Akira; Senda, Ryoko; Chang, Qing; Kimura, Jun-Ichi; Widdowson, Mike; Sager, William W., Variety and origin of magmas on Shatsky Rise, northwest Pacific Ocean, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q08010, 2012.

Korenaga, J.; Sager, W.W., Seismic tomography of Shatsky Rise by adaptive importance sampling, J. Geophys. Res., 117, No. B8, B08102, 2012.

Schmeling, H.; Wallner, H., Magmatic lithospheric heating and weakening during continental rifting: A simple scaling law, a 2-D thermomechanical rifting model and the East African Rift System, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q08001, 2012.

Rampone, E., A.W. Hofmann, A global overview of isotopic heterogeneities in the oceanic mantle, Lithos, 148, 247-261, 2012.

Averbuch, O., C. Piromallo, Is there a remnant Variscan subducted slab in the mantle beneath the Paris basin? Implications for the late Variscan lithospheric delamination process and the Paris basin formation, Tectonophysics, 558-559, 70-83, 2012.

Chauvel, Catherine; Maury, René C.; Blais, Sylvain; Lewin, Eric; Guillou, Hervé; Guille, Gérard; Rossi, Philippe; Gutscher, Marc-André, The size of plume heterogeneities constrained by Marquesas isotopic stripes, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q07005

Husson, L., and C.P. Conrad, On the location of hotspots in the framework of mantle convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L17304, doi:10.1029/2012GL052866, 2012.

Tumanian, M., M.L Frezzotti, A. Peccerillo, E. Brandmayr, G.F. Panza, Thermal structure of the shallow upper mantle beneath Italy and neighbouring areas: Correlation with magmatic activity and geodynamic significance, Earth-Science Reviews, 114, 369–385, 2012.

Moreira, M., A. Kanzari, P. Madureira, Helium and neon isotopes in São Miguel island basalts, Azores Archipelago: New constraints on the “low3He” hotspot origin, Chemical Geology, 322-323, 91-98, 2012.

Katz, Richard F., Samuel M. Weatherley, Consequences of mantle heterogeneity for melt extraction at mid-ocean ridges, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 335-336, 226-237, 2012.

Milelli, L., L. Fourel, C. Jaupart, A lithospheric instability origin for the Cameroon Volcanic Line, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 335-336, 80-87, 2012.

Yang, Qing-Liang, Zi-Fu Zhao, Yong-Fei Zheng, Modification of subcontinental lithospheric mantle above continental subduction zone: Constraints from geochemistry of Mesozoic gabbroic rocks in southeastern North China, Lithos, 146-147, 164-182, 2012.

Gallacher, R. J.; Bastow, I. D., The development of magmatism along the Cameroon Volcanic Line: Evidence from teleseismic receiver functions, Tectonics, 31, TC301, 2012.8

Ulrich, Marc; Hémond, Christophe; Nonnotte, Philippe; Jochum, Klaus Peter, OIB/seamount recycling as a possible process for E-MORB genesis, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q0AC19, 2012.

Glisovi, P., A M. Forte and R. Moucha, Time-dependent convection models of mantle thermal structure constrained by seismic tomography and geodynamics: implications for mantle plume dynamics and CMB heat flux, Geophys. J. Int., Article first published online: 20 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05549.x

Bastow, I.D., Relative arrival-time upper-mantle tomography and the elusive background mean, Geophys. J. Int., Article first published online: 22 JUN 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05559.x.

Rocha-Júnior, E.R.V., I.S. Puchtel, L.S. Marques, R.J. Walker, F.B. Machado, J.R. Nardy, M.Babinski, A.M.G. Figueiredo, Re–Os isotope and highly siderophile element systematics of the Paraná continental flood basalts (Brazil), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 337–338, 164–173, 2012.

Jackson, Matthew G.; Carlson, Richard W., Homogeneous superchondritic 142Nd/144Nd in the mid-ocean ridge basalt and ocean island basalt mantle, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q06011, 2012.

Ray, J.S., J.J. Mahoney, R.A. Duncan, J. Ray, P.l Wessel, and D.F. Naar, Chronology and Geochemistry of Lavas from the Nazca Ridge and Easter Seamount Chain: an ~30 Myr Hotspot Record, J. Pet., 53: 1417-1448, 2012.

Chiodini, G., S. Caliro, J.B. Lowenstern, W.C. Evans, D. Bergfeld, F. Tassi, D. Tedesco, Insights from fumarole gas geochemistry on the origin of hydrothermal fluids on the Yellowstone Plateau, Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 89, 265-278, 2012.

Salaün, Gwénaëlle, H.A. Pedersen, A. Paul, V. Farra, H. Karabulut, D. Hatzfeld, C. Papazachos, D.M. Childs and C. Pequegnat, SIMBAAD Team, High-resolution surface wave tomography beneath the Aegean-Anatolia region: constraints on upper-mantle structure, Geophys. J. Int., 190, 406–420, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05483.x

Koch, F.W., D.A. Wiens, A.A. Nyblade, P.J. Shore, R. Tibi, B. Ateba, C.T. Tabod and J. M. Nnange, Upper-mantle anisotropy beneath the Cameroon Volcanic Line and Congo Craton from shear wave splitting measurements, Geophys. J. Int., 190, 75–86, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05497.x

Schmandt, B., K. Dueker, E. Humphreys, S. Hansen, Hot mantle upwelling across the 660 beneath Yellowstone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 331-332, 224-236, 2012.

Mosca, I.; Cobden, L.; Deuss, A.; Ritsema, J.; Trampert, J., Seismic and mineralogical structures of the lower mantle from probabilistic tomography, J. Geophys. Res., 117, No. B6, B06304.

Mukhopadhyay, S., Early differentiation and volatile accretion recorded in deep-mantle neon and xenon, Nature, 486, 101–104, 2012, doi:10.1038/nature11141

Fouch, M.J., The Yellowstone Hotspot: Plume or Not?, Geology, 40, 479–480, doi: 10.1130/focus052012.1, 2012.

Chamberlain, C. Page, Hari T. Mix, Andreas Mulch, Michael T. Hren, Malinda L. Kent-Corson, Steven J. Davis, Travis W. Horton and Stephan A. Graham, The Cenozoic climatic and topographic evolution of the western North American Cordillera, American J. Science, 312, 213-262, 2012.

Vinnik, L.; Silveira, G.; Kiselev, S.; Farra, V.; Weber, M.; Stutzmann, E., Cape Verde hotspot from the upper crust to the top of the lower mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 319-320, 259-268, doi 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.12.017, 2012.

Tian, You, Dapeng Zhao, P-wave tomography of the western United States: Insight into the Yellowstone hotspot and the Juan de Fuca slab, PEPI, 200-201, 72-84, 2012.

Mittelstaedt, E.; Soule, S.; Harpp, K.; Fornari, D.; McKee, C.; Tivey, M.; Geist, D.; Kurz, M. D.; Sinton, C.; Mello, C., Multiple expressions of plume-ridge interaction in the Galápagos: Volcanic lineaments and ridge jumps, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q05018, 2012.

Konter, Jasper G.; Jackson, Matthew G., Large volumes of rejuvenated volcanism in Samoa: Evidence supporting a tectonic influence on late-stage volcanism, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q0AM04, 2012.

Beier, C., K.M. Haase, S.P. Turner, Conditions of melting beneath the Azores, Lithos, 144-145, 1-11, 2012.

Rychert, C.A., J.O.S. Hammond, N. Harmon, J.M. Kendall, D. Keir, C. Ebinger, I.D. Bastow, A. Ayele, M. Belachew & G. Stuart, Volcanism in the Afar Rift sustained by decompression melting with minimal plume influence, Nature Geoscience, 5, 406 - 409, 2012, doi:10.1038/ngeo1455

Koelemeijer, P. J., A. Deuss and J. Trampert, Normal mode sensitivity to Earth’s D″ layer and topography on the core–mantle boundary: what we can and cannot see, first published online: 22 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05499.x

Rickers, Florian, Andreas Fichtner and Jeannot Trampert, Imaging mantle plumes with instantaneous phase measurements of diffracted waves, Geophy. J. Int., Article first published online: 17 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05515.x

Koornneef, J.M., A. Stracke, B. Bourdon, K. Grönvold, The influence of source heterogeneity on the U–Th–Pa–Ra disequilibria in post-glacial tholeiites from Iceland, Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 87, 243-266, 2012.

Fonseca, R.O.C., V. Laurenz, G. Mallmann, A. Luguet, N. Hoehne, K.P. Jochum, New constraints on the genesis and long-term stability of Os-rich alloys in the Earth’s mantle, Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta, 87, 227-242, 2012.

Koch, F.W,. D.A. Wiens, A. A. Nyblade, P.J. Shore, . Tibi, B. Ateba, C.T. Tabod and J M. Nnange, Upper-mantle anisotropy beneath the Cameroon Volcanic Line and Congo Craton from shear wave splitting measurements, Geophys. J. Int., Article first published online: 10 MAY 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05497.x

Kameyama, Masanori; Nishioka, Ryoko, Generation of ascending flows in the Big Mantle Wedge (BMW) beneath northeast Asia induced by retreat and stagnation of subducted slab, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L10309, 2012.

Lupton, J. E.; Arculus, R. J.; Evans, L. J.; Graham, D. W., Mantle hotspot neon in basalts from the Northwest Lau Back-arc Basin, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, No. 8, L08308, 2012.

Starkey, N.A., J. G. Fitton, F. M. Stuart, L. M. Larsen, Melt inclusions in olivines from early Iceland plume picrites support high-3He/4He in both enriched and depleted mantle, Chemical Geology, 306-307, 54-62 , 2012.

Wimert, J.; H.-M., Saswata, A three-dimensional microgeodynamic model of melt geometry in the Earth's deep interior, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B4, B04203, 2012.

Krishna, K.S.; Abraham, H.; Sager, W.W.; Pringle, M.S.; Frey, F.; Gopala Rao, D.; Levchenko, O. V., Tectonics of the Ninetyeast Ridge derived from spreading records in adjacent oceanic basins and age constraints of the ridge, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B4, B04101.

Pavlis, G.L., K. Sigloch, S. Burdick, M.J. Fouch, F.L. Vernon, Unraveling the geometry of the Farallon plate: Synthesis of three-dimensional imaging results from USArray, Tectonophysics, 532–535, 82-102, 2012.

Campbell I.H. & H. St C. O’Neill, Evidence against a chondritic Earth, Nature, 483, 553–558, doi:10.1038/nature10901

Tikhomirov, P.L., E.A. Kalinina, T. Moriguti, A. Makishima, K. Kobayashi, I.Yu. Cherepanova, E. Nakamura, The Cretaceous Okhotsk–Chukotka Volcanic Belt (NE Russia): Geology, geochronology, magma output rates, and implications on the genesis of silicic LIPs, J. Volc. Geotherm. Res., 221-222, 14-32, 2-12.

Paczkowski, K., D. Bercovici, W. Landuyt, M.T. Brandon, Drip instabilities of continental lithosphere: acceleration and entrainment by damage, published online: 14 MAR 2012, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05398.x

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Schmerr, N., The Gutenberg Discontinuity: Melt at the Lithosphere-Asthenosphere Boundary, Science, 335, 1480-1483, 10.1126/science.1215433.

Ray, J.S., J.J. Mahoney, R.A. Duncan, J. Ray, P. Wessel and D.F. Naar, Chronology and Geochemistry of Lavas from the Nazca Ridge and Easter Seamount Chain: an ∼30 Myr Hotspot Record, J. Pet., advance access, 2012.

Artemieva, I.M., R. Meissner, Crustal thickness controlled by plate tectonics: A review of crust–mantle interaction processes illustrated by European examples, Tectonophysics, 530-531, 18-49, 2012.

Svensen, H., F. Corfu, S. Polteau, Ø. Hammer, S. Planke, Rapid magma emplacement in the Karoo Large Igneous Province, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 325-326, 1-9, 2012.

Becker, T. W., On recent seismic tomography for the western United States, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q01W10, 2012.

Payne, S.J., R. McCaffrey, R.W. King and S.A. Kattenhorn, A new interpretation of deformation rates in the Snake River Plain and adjacent basin and range regions based on GPS measurements, Geophys. J. Int., 189, 101-122, 2012.

Foulger, G.R., Are 'hot spots' hot spots?, J. Geodynamics, 58, 1-28, 2012.

Rhodes, J.M., Shichun Huang, Frederick A. Frey, Malcolm Pringle and Guangping Xu, Compositional diversity of Mauna Kea shield lavas recovered by the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project: Inferences on source lithology, magma supply, and the role of multiple volcanoes, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 13, Q03014, 28 pp, 2012, doi:10.1029/2011GC003812

Japsen, P., Bonow, J.M., Green, P.F., Cobbold, P.R., Chiossi, D., Lilletveit, R., Magnavita, L.P., Pedreira, A.J., 2012. Episodic burial and exhumation history of NE Brazil after opening of the South Atlantic. Geol. Soc. Am. Bulletin., in press.

Karato, Shun-ichiro, On the origin of the asthenosphere, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 321–322, 95-103, 2012.

Bajolet, F.; Galeano, J.; Funiciello, F.; Moroni, M.; Negredo, A.-M.; Faccenna, C., Continental delamination: Insights from laboratory models, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q02009, 2012.

Hansen, S.E., A.A. Nyblade, M.H. Benoit, Mantle structure beneath Africa and Arabia from adaptively parameterized P-wave tomography: Implications for the origin of Cenozoic Afro-Arabian tectonism, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 319-320, 23-34, 2012.

Afonso, J.C., D.L. Schutt, The effects of polybaric partial melting on density and seismic velocities of mantle restites, Lithos, 134-135, 289-303, 2012.

Collins, John A.; Wolfe, Cecily J.; Laske, Gabi, Shear wave splitting at the Hawaiian hot spot from the PLUME land and ocean bottom seismometer deployments, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q02007, 2012.

Benediktsdóttir, Á.; Hey, R.; Martinez, F.; Höskuldsson, Á., Detailed tectonic evolution of the Reykjanes Ridge during the past 15 Ma, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q02008, 2012.

Liu, Lijun, D.R. Stegman, Origin of Columbia River flood basalt controlled by propagating rupture of the Farallon slab, Nature, 482, 386-389, 2012.

Konter, Jasper G.; Becker, Thorsten W., Shallow lithospheric contribution to mantle plumes revealed by integrating seismic and geochemical data, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, Q02004, 2012.

Ferrari, L., Orozco-Esquivel, T, Manea, V., Manea, M, The dynamic history of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt and the Mexico subduction zone, Tectonophysics, 522-523,158-175, 2012.

Corti, G., Evolution and characteristics of continental rifting: Analog modeling-inspired view and comparison with examples from the East African Rift System, Tectonophysics, 522-523,1-33, 2012.

Hardebol, N. J.; Pysklywec, R. N.; Stephenson, R., Small-scale convection at a continental back-arc to craton transition: Application to the southern Canadian Cordillera, J. Geophys. Res., 117, No. B1, B01408, 2012.

Kovacs, I., Gy. Falus, G. Stuart, K. Hidas, Cs. Szabó, M.F.J. Flower, E. Hegeus, K. Posgay, L. Zilahi-Sebess, Seismic anisotropy and deformation patterns in upper mantle xenoliths from the central Carpathian–Pannonian region: Asthenospheric flow as a driving force for Cenozoic extension and extrusion?, Tectonophysics, 514-517, 168-179, 2012.

Gorczyk, Weronika, Bruce Hobbs, Taras Gerya, Initiation of Rayleigh–Taylor instabilities in intra-cratonic settings, Tectonophysics, 514-517, 146-155, 2012.

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