• United States

  • 4997 Citations
  • 36 h-Index from Scopus
1978 …2021

Research Output 1978 2017

2017

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

magnetic anomaly
magnetite
city
magnetic anomalies
Temperature
2016
1 Citations
accretion
crust
hot spot
rifting
seafloor spreading
2 Citations

Global rate and distribution of H2 gas produced by serpentinization within oceanic lithosphere

Worman, S. L., Pratson, L. F., Karson, J. A. & Klein, E. M. 2016 In : Geophysical Research Letters. 43, 12, p. 6435-6443 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

serpentinization
oceanic lithosphere
gas
distribution
rate
2015
3 Citations

Discovering the deep: A photographic atlas of the seafloor and ocean crust

Karson, J. A., Kelley, D. S., Fornari, D. J., Perfit, M. R. & Shank, T. M. Jan 1 2015 Cambridge University Press. 414 p.

Research output: ResearchBook

atlas
seafloor
crust
ocean
resource
2014
1 Citations

Diverse magma flow directions during construction of sheeted dike complexes at fast- to superfast-spreading centers

Horst, A. J., Varga, R. J., Gee, J. S. & Karson, J. A. Dec 5 2014 In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 408, p. 119-131 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

spreading center
dike
magma
Levees
Anisotropy
2013
9 Citations

Insights on lava-ice/snow interactions from large-scale basaltic melt experiments

Edwards, B. R., Karson, J., Wysocki, R., Lev, E., Bindeman, I. & Kueppers, U. Aug 2013 In : Geology. 41, 8, p. 851-854 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lava
snow
melt
ice
experiment
2012

Do-it-yourself lava flows: Science, art and education in the Syracuse University LavaProject

Karson, J. A. & Wysocki, R. J. Sep 2012 In : Earth. 57, 9, p. 38-41 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

18 Citations

Investigating lava flow rheology using video analysis and numerical flow models

Lev, E., Spiegelman, M., Wysocki, R. J. & Karson, J. A. Dec 2012 In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 247-248, p. 62-73 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rheology
lava flow
video
analysis
Rheology
1 Citations

Subvolcanic subsidence and caldera formation during subaerial seafloor spreading in Iceland

Siler Dr, D. L. & Karson, J. A. Jul 2012 In : Geological Society of America Bulletin. 124, 7-8, p. 1310-1323 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

seafloor spreading
caldera
subsidence
basin
lava flow
2011
4 Citations

Paleomagnetic constraints on deformation of superfast-spread oceanic crust exposed at Pito Deep Rift

Horst, A. J., Varga, R. J., Gee, J. S. & Karson, J. A. Dec 1 2011 In : Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 116, 12, B12103

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

oceanic crust
dike
crust
crusts
tectonics
2010
6 Citations
Transform faults
Levees
Mathematical transformations
dike
transform
2009
16 Citations

Compositions of dikes and lavas from the Pito Deep Rift: Implications for crustal accretion at superfast spreading centers

Pollock, M. A., Klein, E. M., Karson, J. A. & Coleman, D. S. Mar 4 2009 In : Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 114, 3, B03207

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

spreading center
dike
accretion
rock intrusions
sampling
13 Citations
rocks
fluids
hydrothermal fluid
Rocks
Fluids
12 Citations
crustal thickening
rift zone
subsidence
volcano
Iceland
2008
12 Citations

Direct evidence from anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility for lateral melt migration at superfast spreading centers

Varga, R. J., Horst, A. J., Gee, J. S. & Karson, J. A. Aug 2008 In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 9, 8, Q08008

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

magnetic anisotropy
spreading center
dike
melt
rock intrusions
28 Citations

Role of upwelling hydrothermal fluids in the development of alteration patterns at fast spreading ridges: Evidence from the sheeted dike complex at Pito Deep

Heft, K. L., Gillis, K. M., Pollock, M. A., Karson, J. A. & Klein, E. M. May 2008 In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 9, 5, Q05O07

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rock intrusions
upwelling water
ridges
fluids
hydrothermal fluid
2007
13 Citations
hydrothermal system
seafloor
crust
damage
hydrothermal systems
44 Citations

Inconsistent correlation of seismic layer 2a and lava layer thickness in oceanic crust

Christeson, G. L., McIntosh, K. D. & Karson, J. A. Jan 25 2007 In : Nature. 445, 7126, p. 418-421 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oceans and Seas
Geology
37 Citations

Petrology and geochemistry of primitive lower oceanic crust from Pito Deep: Implications for the accretion of the lower crust at the Southern East Pacific Rise

Perk, N. W., Coogan, L. A., Karson, J. A., Klein, E. M. & Hanna, H. D. Nov 2007 In : Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 154, 5, p. 575-590 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

petrology
oceanic crust
lower crust
geochemistry
accretion
12 Citations

The lost city Hydrothermal field revisited

Kelley, D. S., Früh-Green, G. L., Karson, J. A. & Ludwig, K. A. Dec 2007 In : Oceanography. 20, SPL.ISS. 4, p. 90-99 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2006
99 Citations

Detachment shear zone of the Atlantis Massif core complex, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 30 °n

Karson, J. A., Früh-Green, G. L., Kelley, D. S., Williams, E. A., Yoerger, D. R. & Jakuba, M. Jun 2006 In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 7, 6, Q06016

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

detachment
ridges
shear
Tectonics
Rocks
134 Citations

Mass transfer and fluid flow during detachment faulting and development of an oceanic core complex, Atlantis Massif (MAR 30°N)

Boschi, C., Früh-Green, G. L., Delacour, A., Karson, J. A. & Kelley, D. S. Jan 2006 In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 7, 1, Q01004

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

metasomatism
fluid flow
mass transfer
faulting
rock
2005
546 Citations

A serpentinite-hosted ecosystem: The Lost City hydrothermal field

Kelley, D. S. , Karson, J. A. , Früh-Green, G. L. , Yoerger, D. R. , Shank, T. M. , Butterfield, D. A. , Hayes, J. M. , Schrenk, M. O. , Olson, E. J. , Proskurowski, G. , Jakuba, M. , Bradley, A. , Larson, B. , Ludwig, K. , Glickson, D. , Buckman, K. , Bradley, A. S. , Brazelton, W. J. , Roe, K. , Elend, M. J. & 6 others Delacour, A., Bernasconi, S. M., Lilley, M. D., Baross, J. A., Summons, R. E. & Sylva, S. P. Mar 4 2005 In : Science. 307, 5714, p. 1428-1434 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Methane
Ecosystem
Geological Phenomena
Chemical Phenomena
Hydrothermal Vents
18 Citations
mid-ocean ridge
dike
cross section
mid-ocean ridges
rock intrusions
9 Citations

Temporal and spatial variability in the composition of lavas exposed along the Western Blanco transform fault

Pollock, M. A., Klein, E. M., Karson, J. A. & Tivey, M. A. Nov 2005 In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 6, 11, Q11009

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

transform fault
rate
Transform faults
Chemical analysis
crusts
2004
87 Citations

East African Rift System (EARS) plume structure: Insights from Quaternary mafic lavas of Turkana, Kenya

Furman, T., Bryce, J. G., Karson, J. & Iotti, A. May 2004 In : Journal of Petrology. 45, 5, p. 1069-1088 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

mantle source
plume
trace element
African rift system
Kenya
9 Citations
oceanic crust
dike
rock intrusions
crusts
shear stress
9 Citations
sidescan sonar
escarpment
texture
analysis
escarpments
8 Citations

Structural expression of oblique seafloor spreading in the Macquarie Island ophiolite, Southern Ocean

Rivizzigno, P. A. & Karson, J. A. Feb 2004 In : Geology. 32, 2, p. 125-128 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

seafloor spreading
ophiolite
oceanic crust
discontinuity
ocean
2003
210 Citations

30,000 Years of hydrothermal activity at the Lost City vent field

Früh-Green, G. L., Kelley, D. S., Bernasconi, S. M., Karson, J. A., Ludwig, K. A., Butterfield, D. A., Boschi, C. & Proskurowski, G. Jul 25 2003 In : Science. 301, 5632, p. 495-498 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Strontium Isotopes
Oxygen Isotopes
Carbon Isotopes
Seawater
Hot Temperature
17 Citations

Geochemical relationships between dikes and lavas at the Hess Deep Rift: Implications for magma eruptibility

Stewart, M. A., Klein, E. M., Karson, J. A. & Brophy, J. G. Apr 10 2003 In : Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 108, 4

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

rock intrusions
magma
dike
Levees
ridges
24 Citations

Isotopic composition of gypsum in the Macquarie Island ophiolite: Implications for the sulfur cycle and the subsurface biosphere in oceanic crust

Alt, J. C., Davidson, G. J., Teagle, D. A. H. & Karson, J. A. Jun 2003 In : Geology. 31, 6, p. 549-552 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

sulfur cycle
ophiolite
biosphere
oceanic crust
gypsum
2002
34 Citations
mid-ocean ridge
dike
geochemistry
mid-ocean ridges
rock intrusions
56 Citations
spreading center
oceanic crust
dike
rate
rock intrusions
124 Citations

Geology of the Atlantis Massif (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 30°N): Implications for the evolution of an ultramafic oceanic core complex

Blackmann, D. K., Karson, J. A., Kelley, D. S., Cann, J. R., Früh-Green, G. L., Gee, J. S., Hurst, S. D., John, B. E., Morgan, J., Nooner, S. L., Ross, D. K., Schroeder, T. J. & Williams, E. A. 2002 In : Marine Geophysical Researches. 23, 5-6, p. 443-469 27 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

dome
uplift
geology
ridges
Domes
31 Citations
oceanic crust
dike
transform
accretion
rock intrusions
7 Citations
magnetic anisotropy
deflection
fault zone
tectonics
remanence
42 Citations

Proterozoic blueschist-bearing mélange in the Anti-Atlas mountains, Morocco

Hefferan, K. P., Admou, H., Hilal, R., Karson, J. A., Saquaque, A., Juteau, T., Bohn, M. M., Samson, S. D. & Kornprobst, J. M. Nov 25 2002 In : Precambrian Research. 118, 3-4, p. 179-194 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

blueschist
atlas
Proterozoic
mountain
Bearings (structural)
2001
578 Citations

An off-axis hydrothermal vent field near the mid-atlantic ridge at 30° n

Kelley, D. S., Karson, J. A., Blackman, D. K., Früh-Green, G. L., Butterfield, D. A., Lilley, M. D., Olson, E. J., Schrenk, M. O., Roe, K. K., Lebon, G. T. & Rivizzigno, P. Jul 12 2001 In : Nature. 412, 6843, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Hydrothermal Vents
Oceans and Seas
Carbonates
Seawater
Sulfides
8 Citations
transform fault
spreading center
basalt
liquid
Transform faults
45 Citations

Fluid flow patterns in fast spreading East Pacific Rise crust exposed at Hess Deep

Gillis, K. M., Muehlenbachs, K., Stewart, M., Gleeson, T. & Karson, J. Nov 10 2001 In : Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 106, B11, p. 26311-26329 19 p., 2000JB000038

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

flow pattern
fluid flow
dike
crust
rock intrusions
15 Citations

Oceanic crust when earth was young

Karson, J. A. May 11 2001 In : Science. 292, 5519, p. 1076-1079 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

2000
74 Citations

Anti-Atlas (Morocco) role in Neoproterozoic Western Gondwana reconstruction

Hefferan, K. P., Admou, H., Karson, J. A. & Saquaque, A. 2000 In : Precambrian Research. 103, 1-2, p. 89-96 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Gondwana
atlas
craton
suture zone
orogenic belt
23 Citations
convergent margin
ophiolite
trench
subduction
mantle
25 Citations

Structural and magmatic segmentation of the Tertiary East Greenland Volcanic Rifted Margin

Karson, J. A. & Brooks, C. K. 2000 In : Geological Society Special Publication. 164, p. 313-338 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

flexure
segmentation
Transform faults
Basalt
Subsidence
29 Citations

Uranium-series age constraints on lavas from the axial valley of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, MARK area

Sturm, M. E., Goldstein, S. J., Klein, E. M., Karson, J. A. & Murrell, M. T. 2000 In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 181, 1-2, p. 61-70 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

uranium
valleys
ridges
Volcanoes
Uranium
1999
12 Citations

3-D laser line scanner for outcrop scale studies of seafloor features

Kocak, D. M., Caimi, F. M., Das, P. S. & Karson, J. A. 1999 Oceans Conference Record (IEEE). IEEE, Vol. 3, p. 1105-1114 10 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

scanner
outcrop
seafloor
laser
method
52 Citations
massifs
Fault
Transform
Transform faults
crusts