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From ophiolites to oceanic crust: Sheeted dike complexes and seafloor spreading

Karson, J. A., Jan 1 2019, Springer Geology. Springer, p. 459-492 34 p. (Springer Geology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

seafloor spreading
oceanic crust
dike
spreading center
ophiolite

Textural Character of gabbroic rocks from pito deep: A record of magmatic processes and the genesis of the upper plutonic crust at fast-spreading mid-ocean ridges

Brown, T. C., Cheadle, M. J., John, B. E., Coogan, L. A., Gee, J. S., Karson, J. A. & Swapp, S. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Petrology. 60, 5, p. 997-1026 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
mid-ocean ridges
mid-ocean ridge
Levees
rock intrusions
plagioclase
2018

A half-century of geologic and geothermic investigations in Iceland: The legacy of Kristján Sæmundsson

Voight, B., Clifton, A., Hjartarson, Á., Steingrímsson, B., Brandsdóttir, B., Rodríguez, C., McGarvie, D., Sigmundsson, F., Ívarsson, G., Friðleifsson, G. Ó., Larsen, G., Jónsdóttir, G. S., Noll, H., McDougall, I., Kaldal, I., Friðleifsson, I. B., Aronson, J. L., Karson, J. A., Grönvold, K., Young, K. D. & 10 others, Kristjánsson, L., Sigurgeirsson, M., Guðmundsson, M. T., Jancin, M., Flóvenz, Ó. G., Einarsson, P., Williams, R. S., Buck, R., Pálmadóttir, S. & Friedrich, W., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iceland
Tectonics
sea floor spreading
seafloor
tectonics
5 Citations (Scopus)

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 Citation (Scopus)

Multiple-generation folding and non-coaxial strain of lava crusts

Farrell, J., Karson, J. A., Soldati, A. & Wysocki, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Bulletin of Volcanology. 80, 12, 84.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lava flow
lava
folding
crust
Wavelength
1 Citation (Scopus)

Rift-Parallel Strike-Slip Faulting Near the Iceland Plate Boundary Zone: Implications for Propagating Rifts

Karson, J. A., Farrell, J. A., Chutas, L. A., Nanfito, A. F., Proett, J. A., Runnals, K. T. & Sæmundsson, K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Tectonics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Faulting
Levees
Iceland
Fault slips
plate boundary
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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
7 Citations (Scopus)
Transform faults
Strike-slip faults
Faulting
Iceland
rift zone
2016
10 Citations (Scopus)
accretion
crust
hot spot
rifting
seafloor spreading
4 Citations (Scopus)

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: Contribution to journalArticle

serpentinization
oceanic lithosphere
lithosphere
gases
gas
oceanic crust
dike
2015
13 Citations (Scopus)

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: Book/ReportBook

atlas
seafloor
crust
ocean
volume transport