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Sung Hi Choi, S.B. Mukasa, G. Ravizza, T.H. Fleming, B.D. Marsh & J.H.J. Bédard

Multiple mantle sources of continental magmatism

V.S. Kamenetsky, R. Maas, M.B. Kamenetsky, G.M. Yaxley,K. Ehrig, G.F. Zellmer, I.N. Bindeman, A.V. Sobolev, D.V. Kuzmin, A.V, Ivanov, J. Woodhead, J.-G. Schilling

A link between deglaciation and rifting of Cimmeria

J.G. Shellnutt & M.-W. Yeh


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Database of LIPs through time (Excel, Access)

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Large Igneous Provinces linked to supercontinent assembly

Yu Wang, M. Santosh, Zhaohua Luo & Jinhua Hao

Rifted continental margins: Geometric control on crustal architecture and melting

E.R. Lundin, T.F. Redfield, & G. Peron-Pindivic

No major control by hot-spot-related mantle processes on the evolution of the Laptev Sea, the South China Sea, and the southern South Atlantic

D. Franke

LIP Classification

Definitions of Large Igneous Provinces

E. Cañón-Tapia

LIPs: Definition, recommended terminology, & hierarchical classification

Hetu Sheth

Proposed revision to Large Igneous Province classification

Scott Bryan & Richard Ernst

LIPs – General

An alternative mechanism of formation of continental flood basalts: The volcanic systems approach

E. Cañón-Tapia

Basaltic magmatism influenced by high-pressure basaltic lithologies stored in the upper mantle

Michele Lustrino

The layered mantle revisited : An eclogite reservoir

Don L. Anderson

Tectonic and deep crustal structures along the Norwegian volcanic margin: Implications for the “Mantle Plume or Not?” debate

Laurent Gernigon, Sverre Plankec, Jean-Claude Ringenbachd & Bernard Le Gall

Decompressional Melting During Extension of Continental Lithosphere

Jolante van Wijk

Silicic Large Igneous Provinces

Scott Bryan

Sedimentary Evidence for Moderate Mantle Temperature Anomalies Associated with Hotspot Volcanism

Peter D. Clift


Impact-induced decompression melting: A possible trigger for volcanism and mantle hotspots?

Adrian P. Jones & G. David Price

Continental magmatism caused by lithospheric delamination

Linda T. Elkins-Tanton

Understanding the Edge-Driven Convection Hypothesis

Scott D. King

Truncated-icosahedral breakup of Laurasia and Gondwana and anorogenic magmatism

James W. Sears, Gregory M. St. George & J. Chris Winne

Domal uplift and volcanism in a collision zone without a mantle plume : Evidence from Eastern Anatolia

Mehmet Keskin

from Mahoney & Coffin, 1997

The Deccan beyond the plume hypothesis

Hetu Sheth

The Deccan volcanic province: Thoughts about its genesis

S. Rajan, Anju Tiwary & Dhananjai Pandey

Large Igneous Provinces, Mantle Plumes and Uplift: A Case Study from the Dhanjori Formation, India

Rajat Mazumder

Neoproterozoic Malani Magmatism, northwestern Indian shield : Not a plume product

Kamal K. Sharma

Impact Origin for the Greater Ontong Java Plateau?

Stephanie Ingle & Millard F. Coffin

Plume vs. Alternative Hypotheses for the Origin of the Ontong Java Plateau

Maria Luisa G. Tejada & John J. Mahoney

Radiating Volcanic Migrations : An example from the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A.

Vic Camp & Martin Ross

Plumes Beneath the Paraná Basin, Eastern Paraguay: Fact or Fiction?

Piero Comin-Chiaramonti, Marcia Ernesto, Victor Fernandez Velázquez & Celso de Barro Gomes

Tectonic Evolution of Shatsky Rise: A Plateau Formed by a Plume Head or Not?

William W. Sager

The Demise of the Siberian Plume

Gerald K. Czamanske & Valeri A. Fedorenko

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