Recent Submissions

  • Heat-Flow, Depth, and Crustal Thickness of Marginal Basins of South Philippine Sea 

    SCLATER, JG, D. KARIG, LA LAWVER, and K. LOUDEN. 1976. "Heat-Flow, Depth, and Crustal Thickness of Marginal Basins of South Philippine Sea." Journal of Geophysical Research 81(2): 309-&. DOI: 10.1029/JB081i002p00309
    No abstract available.
  • Evidence for asymmetric nonvolcanic rifting and slow incipient oceanic accretion from seismic reflection data on the Newfoundland margin 

    Shillington, Donna J., W. Steven Holbrook, Harm J. A. Van Avendonk, Brian E. Tucholke, et al. 2006. "Evidence for asymmetric nonvolcanic rifting and slow incipient oceanic accretion from seismic reflection data on the Newfoundland margin." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 111(B9): 09402-B09402. DOI:10.1029/2005JB003981
    [ 1] Prestack depth migrations of seismic reflection data collected around the Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Leg 210 transect on the Newfoundland nonvolcanic margin delineate three domains: ( 1) extended continental crust, ...
  • Crustal structure of the Labrador Sea conjugate margin and implications for the formation of nonvolcanic continental margins 

    Chian, DP, KE Louden, and I. Reid. 1995. "Crustal structure of the Labrador Sea conjugate margin and implications for the formation of nonvolcanic continental margins." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 100(B12): 24239-24253. DOI:10.1029/95JB02162
    Wide-angle seismic studies have determined the detailed velocity structure along a 350-km-long profile across the Labrador margin. Combination of this model with a previously published cross section for the southwestern ...
  • Extinct spreading center in the Labrador Sea: Crustal structure from a two-dimensional seismic refraction velocity model 

    Osler, J. C., and K. E. Louden. 1995. "Extinct spreading center in the Labrador Sea: Crustal structure from a two-dimensional seismic refraction velocity model." Journal of Geophysical Research 100: 2261-78. DOI: 10.1029/94JB02890
    The Labrador Sea contains a rare example of an abandoned mid-ocean ridge where active accretion of oceanic crust ceased due to a change in the spreading geometry of lithospheric plates. Seismic refraction data were collected ...
  • Variations in heat flow across the Goban Spur and Galicia Bank continental margins 

    Louden, K. E., J. -C Sibuet, and J. -P Foucher. 1991. "Variations in heat flow across the Goban Spur and Galicia Bank continental margins." Journal of Geophysical Research 96: 16131-50. DOI: 10.1029/91JB01453
    Presents the results of 44 new heat flow stations which were taken in 1984 and 1989 in profiles across the Goban Spur and Galicia Bank continental margins (NE Atlantic Ocean). Simple extensional models indicate that the ...
  • Paleomagnetism of Dsdp Sediments, Phase-Shifting of Magnetic-Anomalies, and Rotations of West Philippine Basin 

    LOUDEN, KE. 1977. "Paleomagnetism of Dsdp Sediments, Phase-Shifting of Magnetic-Anomalies, and Rotations of West Philippine Basin." Journal of Geophysical Research 82(20): 2989-3002. DOI: 10.1029/JB082i020p02989
    No abstract available.
  • Deep structure of the ocean-continent transition in the southern Iberia Abyssal Plain from seismic refraction profiles: Ocean Drilling Program (Legs 149 and 173) transect 

    Chian, DP, KE Louden, TA Minshull, and RB Whitmarsh. 1999. "Deep structure of the ocean-continent transition in the southern Iberia Abyssal Plain from seismic refraction profiles: Ocean Drilling Program (Legs 149 and 173) transect." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 104(B4): 7443-7462. DOI:10.1029/1999JB900004
    We present a wide-angle seismic refraction study of an 80x40 km region of the southern Iberia Abyssal Plain, south of Galicia Bank. An intersecting grid of two E-W and four NS wide-angle reflection/refraction profiles is ...
  • Thermal Conduction Across Fracture Zones and Gravitational Edge Effect 

    LOUDEN, KE, and DW FORSYTH. 1976. "Thermal Conduction Across Fracture Zones and Gravitational Edge Effect." Journal of Geophysical Research 81(26): 4869-4874. DOI: 10.1029/JB081i026p04869
    No abstract available.
  • The continent-ocean crustal transition across the southwest Greenland margin 

    This article first appeared in:: Chian, Deping, and K. E. Louden. 1994. "The continent-ocean crustal transition across the southwest Greenland margin." Journal of Geophysical Research 99: 9117-35. DOI: 10.1029/93JB03404
    The complete crustal transition across the nonvolcanic, southwest Greenland continental margin of the Labrador Sea is examined using wide-angle and coincident vertical-incidence seismic profiles. Six ocean bottom seismometers ...
  • Heat flow in the Balearic and Tyrrhenian basins, western Mediterranean 

    This article first appeared in: Hutchison, I., R. P. Von Herzen, K. E. Louden, J. G. Sclater, et al. 1985. "Heat flow in the Balearic and Tyrrhenian basins, western Mediterranean." Journal of Geophysical Research 90: 685-701. DOI: 10.1029/JB090iB01p00685
    Presents the results of three detailed heat flow surveys which are used to investigate the variations of heat flow and age of the Balearic and Tyrrhenian basins in the western Mediterranean. The heat flow values are within ...
  • Seismic study of the transform-rifted margin in Davis Strait between Baffin Island (Canada) and Greenland: What happens when a plume meets a transform 

    Funck, Thomas, H. Ruth Jackson, Keith E. Louden, and Frauke Klingelhoefer. 2007. "Seismic study of the transform-rifted margin in Davis Strait between Baffin Island (Canada) and Greenland: What happens when a plume meets a transform." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 112(B4): 04402-B04402. DOI:10.1029/2006JB004308
    [ 1] The Davis Strait transform margin was studied using a 630-km-long wide-angle reflection/ refraction seismic transect extending from SE Baffin Island to Greenland. Dense airgun shots were recorded by 28 ocean bottom ...
  • Crustal structure of the ocean-continent transition at Flemish Cap: Seismic refraction results 

    Funck, T., JR Hopper, HC Larsen, KE Louden, et al. 2003. "Crustal structure of the ocean-continent transition at Flemish Cap: Seismic refraction results." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 108(B11): 2531-2531. DOI:10.1029/2003JB002434
    [1] We conducted a seismic refraction experiment across Flemish Cap and into the deep basin east of Newfoundland, Canada, and developed a velocity model for the crust and mantle from forward and inverse modeling of data ...
  • Three-dimensional structure of the Torngat Orogen (NE Canada) from active seismic tomography 

    Funck, T., KE Louden, RJ Wardle, J. Hall, et al. 2000. "Three-dimensional structure of the Torngat Orogen (NE Canada) from active seismic tomography." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 105(B10): 23403-23420. DOI:10.1029/2000JB900228
    The crustal velocity structure and the Moho depth of the Proterozoic Torngat Orogen, NE Canada, is determined by active seismic tomography using travel times of crustal turning rays and Moho reflections. The orogen developed ...
  • Wide-angle seismic transect across the Torngat Orogen, northern Labrador: Evidence for a Proterozoic crustal root 

    Funck, T., and KE Louden. 1999. "Wide-angle seismic transect across the Torngat Orogen, northern Labrador: Evidence for a Proterozoic crustal root." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 104(B4): 7463-7480. DOI:10.1029/1999JB900010
    A refraction/wide-angle reflection seismic transect across the Labrador peninsula covers the Core Zone of the SE Churchill Province, the Paleoproterozoic Torngat Orogen, and the Archean Nain Province including a portion ...
  • Crustal structure of the northern Nova Scotia rifted continental margin (eastern Canada) 

    Funck, T., HR Jackson, KE Louden, SA Dehler, et al. 2004. "Crustal structure of the northern Nova Scotia rifted continental margin (eastern Canada)." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 109(B9): 09102-B09102. DOI:10.1029/2004JB003008
    [ 1] The Nova Scotia continental margin off eastern Canada marks a transition from a volcanic to a nonvolcanic style of rifting. The northern ( nonvolcanic) segment of the margin was studied by a 490-km-long refraction ...
  • Wide-angle seismic imaging of a Mesoproterozoic anorthosite complex: The Nain Plutonic Suite in Labrador, Canada 

    Funck, T., KE Louden, and ID Reid. 2000. "Wide-angle seismic imaging of a Mesoproterozoic anorthosite complex: The Nain Plutonic Suite in Labrador, Canada." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 105(B11): 25693-25707. DOI:10.1029/2000JB900237
    The Mesoproterozoic Nain Plutonic Suite (NPS) of Labrador (Canada), one of the largest anorogenic plutonic terranes, was studied by a refraction/wide-angle seismic experiment. Four ocean bottom seismometers and 18 land ...
  • Deep structure of the ocean-continent transition in the southern Iberia Abyssal Plain from seismic refraction profiles: The IAM-9 transect at 40 degrees 20 ' N 

    Dean, SM, TA Minshull, RB Whitmarsh, and KE Louden. 2000. "Deep structure of the ocean-continent transition in the southern Iberia Abyssal Plain from seismic refraction profiles: The IAM-9 transect at 40 degrees 20 ' N." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 105(B3): 5859-5885. DOI:10.1029/1999JB900301
    We present a crust and mantle velocity structure for the West Iberia passive continental margin derived from a 320-km-long wide-angle seismic profile acquired in the southern Iberia Abyssal Plain. We observe a 170-km-wide ...
  • Seismic velocity structure of the rifted margin of the eastern Grand Banks of Newfoundland, Canada 

    Van Avendonk, Harm J. A., W. Steven Holbrook, Gregory T. Nunes, Donna J. Shillington, et al. 2006. "Seismic velocity structure of the rifted margin of the eastern Grand Banks of Newfoundland, Canada." Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth 111(B11): 11404-B11404. DOI:10.1029/2005JB004156
    [ 1] We present a compressional seismic velocity profile of the crust of the eastern margin of the Grand Banks of Newfoundland, Canada. This velocity model was obtained by a tomographic inversion of wide-angle data recorded ...