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1978 …2021
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Research interests

Structural geology and tectonics, Oceanic lithosphere, Seafloor spreading, Natureal and experimental lava flows

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rock intrusions Physics & Astronomy
ridges Physics & Astronomy
dike Earth & Environmental Sciences
oceanic crust Earth & Environmental Sciences
crusts Physics & Astronomy
ophiolite Earth & Environmental Sciences
tectonics Earth & Environmental Sciences
spreading center Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2006 2021

Research Output 1978 2018

Large Rotations of Crustal Blocks in the Tjörnes Fracture Zone of Northern Iceland

Horst, A. J., Karson, J. A. & Varga, R. J., Jun 1 2018, In : Tectonics. 37, 6, p. 1607-1625 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iceland
fracture zone
rock intrusions
transform
Levees
1 Citations

Along-Axis Structure and Crustal Construction Processes of Spreading Segments in Iceland: Implications for Magmatic Rifts

Siler, D. L. & Karson, J. A., Oct 1 2017, In : Tectonics. 36, 10, p. 2068-2084 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Levees
Iceland
Subsidence
upper crust
crusts
1 Citations

Magnetic exploration of a low-temperature ultramafic-hosted hydrothermal site (Lost City, 30°N, MAR)

Szitkar, F., Tivey, M. A., Kelley, D. S., Karson, J. A., Früh-Green, G. L. & Denny, A. R., Mar 1 2017, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 461, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

magnetic anomalies
magnetic anomaly
magnetite
Ferrosoferric Oxide
partitioning
1 Citations
Transform faults
Strike-slip faults
Faulting
Iceland
rift zone
6 Citations
accretion
crust
hot spot
rifting
seafloor spreading

Press and Media

The Fly in the Primordial Soup – Issue 50: Emergence – Nautilus

Jeffrey Alan Karson

7/18/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Oceans May be Large, Overlooked Source of Hydrogen Gas

Jeffrey Alan Karson

7/20/167/25/16

3 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Oceans may be large, overlooked source of hydrogen gas

Jeffrey Alan Karson

7/20/167/21/16

3 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment