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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.

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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.

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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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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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.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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2018
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2016
26 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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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13 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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36 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.

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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.

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70 Citations (Scopus)
2014

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.

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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.

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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.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
2013
49 Citations (Scopus)
70 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.

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39 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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
2012

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.

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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.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Decoupled crust-mantle accommodation of Africa-Eurasia convergence in the NW Moroccan margin

Jiménez-Munt, I., Fernàndez, M., Vergés, J., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Fullea, J., Pérez-Gussinyé, M. & Afonso, J. C., 1 Aug 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 116, B8, p. 1-12 12 p., B08403.

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23 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A wide-angle upper mantle reflector in SW Iberia: Some constraints on its nature

Ayarza, P., Palomeras, I., Carbonell, R., Afonso, J. C. & Simancas, F., Aug 2010, In : Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. 181, 3-4, p. 88-102 15 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Improved geophysical image of the Carpathian-Pannonian Basin region

Bielik, M., Alasonati-Taéárová, Z., Zeyen, H., Dérerová, J., Afonso, J. & Csicsay, K., 1 Sep 2010, In : Acta Geodaetica et Geophysica Hungarica. 45, 3, p. 284-298 15 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Lithospheric structure of the Gorringe Bank: Insights into its origin and tectonic evolution

Jiménez-Munt, I., Fernàndez, M., Vergés, J., Afonso, J. C., Garcia-Castellanos, D. & Fullea, J., 1 Oct 2010, In : Tectonics. 29, 5, p. 1-16 16 p., TC5019.

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49 Citations (Scopus)

The deep lithospheric structure of the Namibian volcanic margin

Fernàndez, M., Afonso, J. C. & Ranalli, G., 15 Jan 2010, In : Tectonophysics. 481, 1-4, p. 68-81 14 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

The structure and evolution of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath the Atlantic-Mediterranean Transition Region

Fullea, J., Fernàndez, M., Afonso, J. C., Vergés, J. & Zeyen, H., Nov 2010, In : Lithos. 120, 1-2, p. 74-95 22 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)
2009

LitMod3D: An interactive 3-D software to model the thermal, compositional, density, seismological, and rheological structure of the lithosphere and sublithospheric upper mantle

Fullea, J., Afonso, J. C., Connolly, J. A. D., Fernàndez, M., García-Castellanos, D. & Zeyen, H., Aug 2009, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 10, 8, p. 1-21 21 p., Q08019.

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74 Citations (Scopus)
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356 Citations (Scopus)

The lithospheric structure of the Western Carpathian-Pannonian Basin region based on the CELEBRATION 2000 seismic experiment and gravity modelling

Tašárová, A., Afonso, J. C., Bielik, M., Götze, H. J. & Hók, J., 1 Oct 2009, In : Tectonophysics. 475, 3-4, p. 454-469 16 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)
2008
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36 Citations (Scopus)
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Integrated geophysical-petrological modeling of the lithosphere and sublithospheric upper mantle: Methodology and applications

Afonso, J. C., Fernàndez, M., Ranalli, G., Griffin, W. L. & Connolly, J. A. D., May 2008, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 9, 5, p. 1-36 36 p., Q05008.

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149 Citations (Scopus)
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26 Citations (Scopus)