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20042020

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2019

A global reference model of the lithosphere and upper mantle from joint inversion and analysis of multiple data sets

Afonso, J. C., Salajegheh, F., Szwillus, W., Ebbing, J. & Gaina, C., Jun 2019, In : Geophysical Journal International. 217, 3, p. 1602-1628 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)
157 Downloads (Pure)

Chemical disequilibria, lithospheric thickness, and the source of ocean island basalts

Grose, C. J. & Afonso, J. C., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Petrology. 60, 4, p. 755-790 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Global crustal thickness and velocity structure from geostatistical analysis of seismic data

Szwillus, W., Afonso, J. C., Ebbing, J. & Mooney, W. D., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 2, p. 1626-1652 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

How does the interaction between mantle upwelling and lithosphere affect locally the thermochemical structure

Ben Mansour, W., Afonso, J. C., Nolet, G. & Oliveira Bravo, B., 2019, 2019 Ada Lovelace Workshop on Modelling Mantle and Lithosphere Dynamics: programme and abstract book . p. 34 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract

Interaction between volcanisms inland and the spreading center: example of Galápagos archipelago

Ben Mansour, W., Nolet, G., Ruiz, M. & Afonso, J. C., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

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New constraints on the thermal conductivity of the upper mantle from numerical models of radiation transport

Grose, C. J. & Afonso, J. C., May 2019, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 20, 5, p. 2378-2394 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The deep lithospheric structure of the Junggar Terrane, NW China: implications for its origin and tectonic evolution

Zhang, A., Afonso, J. C., Xu, Y., Wu, S., Yang, Y. & Yang, B., Nov 2019, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 124, 11, p. 11615-11638 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Thermochemical imaging of the lithosphere and upper mantle from geophysical observations: what can we really see?

Ben Mansour, W., Afonso, J. C., Januszczak, N., Macdonald, A., Nolet, G., Aoki, Y. & Salajegheh, F., 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access

The thermochemical structure of central and southern Africa from multi-observable probabilistic inversion

Ben Mansour, W., Afonso, J. C., Andrew, A. & Januszczak, N., 2019, In : Geophysical Research Abstracts. 21, 1 p., EGU2019-11859.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

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9 Downloads (Pure)
2018
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2 Citations (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)

Numerical modelling of multiphase multicomponent reactive transport in the Earth's interior

Oliveira, B., Afonso, J. C., Zlotnik, S. & Diez, P., 1 Jan 2018, In : Geophysical Journal International. 212, 1, p. 345-388 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Physical state and structure of the crust beneath the Western-Central United States from multiobservable probabilistic inversion

Tork Qashqai, M., Afonso, J. C. & Yang, Y., Sep 2018, In : Tectonics. 37, 9, p. 3117-3147 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Geochemical and geophysical constrains on the dynamic topography of the Southern African Plateau

Jones, A. G., Afonso, J. C. & Fullea, J., 1 Oct 2017, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 18, 10, p. 3556-3575 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Southwestern Africa on the burner: Pleistocene carbonatite volcanism linked to deep mantle upwelling in Angola

Giuliani, A., Campeny, M., Kamenetsky, V. S., Afonso, J. C., Maas, R., Melgarejo, J. C., Kohn, B. P., Matchan, E. L., Mangas, J., Gonçalves, A. O. & Manuel, J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Geology. 45, 11, p. 971-974 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2016
27 Citations (Scopus)
6 Citations (Scopus)

Geophysical-petrological model of the crust and upper mantle in the India-Eurasia collision zone

Tunini, L., Jiménez-Munt, I., Fernandez, M., Vergés, J., Villaseñor, A., Melchiorre, M. & Afonso, J. C., 1 Jul 2016, In : Tectonics. 35, 7, p. 1642-1669 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)
75 Downloads (Pure)

How did the Dabie Orogen collapse? Insights from 3-D magnetotelluric imaging of profile data

Xu, Y., Zhang, S., Griffin, W. L., Yang, Y., Yang, B., Luo, Y., Zhu, L., Afonso, J. C. & Lei, B., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 121, 7, p. 5169-5185 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Imaging the lithosphere and upper mantle: where we are at and where we are going

Afonso, J. C., Moorkamp, M. & Fullea, J., 1 Apr 2016, Integrated imaging of the earth: theory and applications. Moorkamp, M., Lelièvre, P. G., Linde, N. & Khan, A. (eds.). Hoboken, N. J.: John Wiley & Sons, p. 191-218 28 p. (Geophysical monograph; vol. 218).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

16 Citations (Scopus)

Mantle recycling: Transition zone metamorphism of tibetan ophiolitic peridotites and its tectonic implications

Griffin, W. L., Afonso, J. C., Belousova, E. A., Gain, S. E., Gong, X. H., González-Jiménez, J. M., Howell, D., Huang, J. X., McGowan, N., Pearson, N. J., Satsukawa, T., Shi, R., Williams, P., Xiong, Q., Yang, J. S., Zhang, M. & O'Reilly, S. Y., 1 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Petrology. 57, 4, p. 655-684 30 p., egw011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Citations (Scopus)

Seismic evidence of on-going sublithosphere upper mantle convection for intra-plate volcanism in Northeast China

Guo, Z., Chen, Y. J., Ning, J., Yang, Y., Afonso, J. C. & Tang, Y., 1 Jan 2016, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 433, p. 31-43 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Citations (Scopus)
10 Citations (Scopus)

Thermochemical structure of the North China Craton from multi-observable probabilistic inversion: Extent and causes of cratonic lithosphere modification

Guo, Z., Afonso, J. C., Qashqai, M. T., Yang, Y. & Chen, Y. J., 1 Sep 2016, In : Gondwana Research. 37, p. 252-265 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)
2015

An efficient and general approach for implementing thermodynamic phase equilibria information in geophysical and geodynamic studies

Afonso, J. C., Zlotnik, S. & Díez, P., 1 Oct 2015, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 16, 10, p. 3767-3777 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

From the North-Iberian margin to the Alboran Basin: a lithosphere geo-transect across the Iberian Plate

Carballo, A., Fernandez, M., Jiménez-Munt, I., Torne, M., Vergés, J., Melchiorre, M., Pedreira, D., Afonso, J. C., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Díaz, J., Villaseñor, A., Pulgar, J. A. & Quintana, L., 16 Nov 2015, In : Tectonophysics. 663, p. 399-418 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Geophysical-petrological modeling of the lithosphere beneath the Cantabrian Mountains and the North-Iberian margin: geodynamic implications

Pedreira, D., Afonso, J. C., Pulgar, J. A., Gallastegui, J., Carballo, A., Fernàndez, M., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Jiménez-Munt, I., Semprich, J. & García-Moreno, O., 1 Aug 2015, In : Lithos. 230, p. 46-68 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term interaction between mid-ocean ridges and mantle plumes

Whittaker, J. M., Afonso, J. C., Masterton, S., Müller, R. D., Wessel, P., Williams, S. E. & Seton, M., Jun 2015, In : Nature Geoscience. 8, 6, p. 479-483 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

The hydrothermal power of oceanic lithosphere

Grose, C. J. & Afonso, J. C., 21 Oct 2015, In : Solid Earth. 6, 4, p. 1131-1155 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
14 Downloads (Pure)

Tibetan chromitites: Excavating the slab graveyard

McGowan, N. M., Griffin, W. L., González-Jiménez, J. M., Belousova, E., Afonso, J. C., Shi, R., McCammon, C. A., Pearson, N. J. & O'Reilly, S. Y., 7 Jan 2015, In : Geology. 43, 2, p. 179-182 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Citations (Scopus)

Transition-zone mineral assemblages in peridotite massifs, Tibet: implications for collision-zone dynamics and orogenic peridotites

Griffin, W. L., McGowan, N. M., Gonzalez-Jimenez, J. M., Belousova, E. A., Howell, D., Afonso, J. C., Yang, J. S., Shi, R., O'Reilly, S. Y. & Pearson, N. J., 2015, In : Acta Geologica Sinica. 89, 2, p. 90-91 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Preface

O'Reilly, S. Y., Afonso, J. C. & Griffin, W. L., 15 Feb 2014, In : Lithos. 189, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

The capacity of hydrous fluids to transport and fractionate incompatible elements and metals within the Earth's mantle

Adam, J., Locmelis, M., Afonso, J. C., Rushmer, T. & Fiorentini, M. L., 2014, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 15, 6, p. 2241-2253 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
17 Citations (Scopus)

The lithosphere-asthenosphere system beneath Ireland from integrated geophysical-petrological modeling II: 3D thermal and compositional structure

Fullea, J., Muller, M. R., Jones, A. G. & Afonso, J. C., 15 Feb 2014, In : Lithos. 189, p. 49-64 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

The thermochemical structure of the lithosphere and upper mantle beneath South China: Results from multiobservable probabilistic inversion

Shan, B., Afonso, J. C., Yang, Y., Grose, C. J., Zheng, Y., Xiong, X. & Zhou, L., 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 119, 11, p. 8417-8441 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2013
50 Citations (Scopus)
71 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehensive plate models for the thermal evolution of oceanic lithosphere

Grose, C. J. & Afonso, J. C., 1 Sep 2013, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 14, 9, p. 3751-3778 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Considerations for U-series dating of sediments: Insights from the Flinders Ranges, South Australia

Handley, H. K., Turner, S. P., Dosseto, A., Haberlah, D. & Afonso, J. C., 4 Feb 2013, In : Chemical Geology. 340, p. 40-48 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

"Garnet signature" systematics and the structure of oceanic lithosphere

Grose, C. J. & Afonso, J. C., 2013, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 77, 5, p. 1220 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Multi-observable thermochemical tomography ; a new framework in integrated studies of the lithosphere

Afonso, J. C., Fullea, J., Connolly, J., Rawlinson, N., Yang, Y. & Jones, A. G., 2013, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 77, 5, p. 559 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

Sediment residence times constrained by uranium-series isotopes: A critical appraisal of the comminution approach

Handley, H. K., Turner, S., Afonso, J. C., Dosseto, A. & Cohen, T., 15 Feb 2013, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 103, p. 245-262 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Constraining deformational processes on Venus from rheology and lithospheric structure

Schinella, E., O'Neill, C. & Afonso, J. C., 2012, p. 2723. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Deep structures of the Alpine-Himalaya collision in the Zagros Mountains and Tibetan Plateau: a combined geophysical and petrological study

Tunini, L., Jimenez-Munt, I., Fernandez, M., Verges, J. & Afonso, J-C., 2012, p. 2405. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Full-waveform synthetic seismograms for evaluating seismic proxies for the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary

Eaton, D., Hogan, C., Afonso, J. C. & Tromp, J., 2012, p. 2066. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Lithospheric structure in the Baikal-central Mongolia region from integrated geophysical-petrological inversion of surface-wave data and topographic elevation

Fullea, J., Lebedev, S., Agius, M. R., Jones, A. G. & Afonso, J. C., 1 Aug 2012, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 13, p. 1-20 20 p., Q0AK09.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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40 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

The effects of polybaric partial melting on density and seismic velocities of mantle restites

Afonso, J. C. & Schutt, D. L., Mar 2012, In : Lithos. 134-135, p. 289-303 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)