Bibliography of ultraslow spreading-related papers

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Baker, E.T. et al., 2004. Hydrothermal venting in magma deserts; the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel and Southwest Indian Ridges. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems - G (super 3), vol.5, no.8, 29 pp., 18 Aug 2004.
Brozena, J.M. et al., 2003. New aerogeophysical study of the Eurasia Basin and Lomonosov Ridge; implications for basin development. Geology (Boulder), vol.31, no.9, pp.825-828, Sep 2003.
Cannat, M.; Rommevaux-Jestin, C.; Fujimoto, H., 2003. Melt supply variations to a magma-poor ultra-slow spreading ridge (Southwest Indian Ridge 61° to 69°E) Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., DOI number 10.1029/2002GC000480
Cannat M., Rommevaux-JestinC., Sauter D., Deplus C. and Mendel V., 1999 - Formation of the axial relief at the very slow spreading Southwest Indian Ridge (49°-69°E). J. Geophys. Res., 104, 22825-22843.
Cherkashev, G.A. et al., 2001. The Knipovich Ridge rift zone; evidence from the Knipovich-2000 expedition. Doklady Earth Sciences, vol.378, no.4, pp.420-423, Jun 2001.
Coakley, B.J. and Cochran, J.R., 1998. Gravity evidence of very thin crust at the Gakkel Ridge (Arctic Ocean). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.162, no.1-4, pp.81-95, Oct 1998.
Cochran, J.R., Kurras, G.J., Edwards, M.H. and Coakley, B.J., 2003. The Gakkel Ridge; bathymetry, gravity anomalies, and crustal accretion at extremely slow spreading rates. Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, vol.108, no.2, 22 pp., 10 Feb 2003.
Crane, K. et al., 2001. The Role of the Spitzbergen shear zone in determining moprphology, segmentation and evolution of Knipovitch Ridge. Marine Geophysical Researches, 22: 153-205.
Crane, K., Sundvor, E., Buck, R. and Martinez, F., 1991. Rifting in the northern Norwegian-Greenland Sea; thermal tests of asymmetric spreading. Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, vol.96, no.9, pp.14,529-14,550, 10 Aug 1991.
Devey, C.W., Endres, C. and Haase, K., 1991. Dredging of the Knipovich Ridge and Molloy Ridge. Berichte zur Polarforschung, Bremerhaven,, 93: 38-40.
Dick, H.J.B., Lin, J. and Schouten, H., 2003. An ultraslow-spreading class of ocean ridge. Nature (London), vol.426, no.6965, pp.405-412, 27 Nov 2003.
Dick, H.J.B., 1989. Abyssal peridotites, very slow spreading ridges and ocean ridge magmatism. Geological Society Special Publications, 42: 71-105.
Doss, H.S. and Geli, L., 1997. Volcano-tectonic events and sedimentation since late Miocene times at the Mohns Ridge, near 72 degrees N, in the Norwegian-Greenland Sea. Tectonophysics, vol.222, no.3-4, pp.417-444, 15 Jul 1993.
Edmonds, H.N. et al., 2003. Discovery of abundant hydrothermal venting on the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel Ridge in the Arctic Ocean. Nature (London), vol.421, no.6920, pp.252-256, 16 Jan 2003.
Edwards, M.H. et al., 2001. Evidence of recent volcanic activity on the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel Ridge. Nature (London), vol.409, no.6822, pp.808-812, 15 Feb 2001.
Engen, O., Eldholm, O. and Bungum, H., 2003. The Arctic plate boundary. Journal of Geophysical Research, B, Solid Earth and Planets, vol.108, no.2, 17 pp., 10 Feb 2003.
Franke, D., Hinz, K. and Oncken, O., 2001. The Laptev Sea Rift. Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol.18, no.10, pp.1083-1127, Dec 2001.
Georgen, J. E.; Lin, J., 2003. Plume-transform interactions at ultra-slow
spreading ridges: Implications for the Southwest Indian Ridge, Geochem. Geophys.
Geosyst., Vol. 4, No. 9, 9106, DOI 10.1029/2003GC000542
German, C. R., 2003. Hydrothermal activity on the eastern SWIR (50°–70°E): Evidence from core-top geochemistry, 1887 and 1998, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., DOI number 10.1029/2003GC000522
German, C.R., Baker, E.T., Mével, C. and Tamaki, K. and the FUJI Scientific team, 1998 -Hydrothermal activity along the South West Indian Ridge. Nature, 395, p.490-493.
Goldstein, et al (2008) Origin of a `Southern Hemisphere' geochemical signature in the Arctic upper mantle Nature 453:89-93.
Hellebrand, E. and Snow, J.E., 2003. Deep melting and sodic metasomatism underneath the highly oblique-spreading Lena Trough (Arctic Ocean). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.216, no.3, pp.283-299, 30 Nov 2003.
Hellebrand, E., Snow, J.E. and Muehe, R., 2002. Mantle melting beneath Gakkel Ridge (Arctic Ocean); abyssal peridotite spinel compositions. Chemical Geology, vol.182, no.2-4, pp.227-235, 15 Feb 2002.
Hellebrand, E., 2000. Petrology. Berichte zur Polarforschung, vol.368, pp.59-70, 2000.
Hopper, J.R. et al., 2004. Continental breakup and the onset of ultraslow seafloor spreading off Flemish Cap on the Newfoundland rifted margin. Geology (Boulder), vol.32, no.1, pp.93-96, Jan 2004.
Ildefonse, B. and Pezard, P., 2001. Electrical properties of slow-spreading ridge gabbros from ODP Site 735, Southwest Indian Ridge. Tectonophysics, vol.330, no.1-2, pp.69-92, 15 Jan 2001.
Jokat, W. et al., 2003. Geophysical evidence for reduced melt production on the Arctic ultraslow Gakkel mid-ocean ridge. Nature (London), vol.423, no.6943, pp.962-965, 26 Jun 2003.
Jokat, W., 1998. The sediment distribution below the North Greenland continental margin and the adjacent Lena Trough. Polarforschung, vol.68, no.1, pp.71-82, 1998.
Jokat, W., Weigelt, E., Kristoffersen, Y., Rasmussen, T. and Schone, T., 1995. New geophysical results from the south-western Eurasian Basin (Morris Jesup Rise, Gakkel Ridge, Yermak Plateau) and the Fram Strait. Geophysical Journal International, vol.123, no.2, pp.601-610, Nov 1995.
Kumagai, H.; Dick, H. J. B.; Kaneoka, I. (2003) Noble gas signatures of
abyssal gabbros and peridotites at an Indian Ocean core complex, Geochem. Geophys.
Geosyst., Vol. 4, No. 12, 9107, DOI 10.1029/2003GC000540
Liu, et al., (2008) Ancient, highly heterogeneous mantle beneath Gakkel ridge, Arctic Ocean Nature 452:311-316.
Max, M.D. and Ohta, Y., 1988. Did major fractures in continental crust control orientation of the Knipovich Ridge-Lena Trough segment of the plate margin? Polar Research, vol.6, no.1, pp.85-93, 1988.
Mendel, V.; Sauter, D.; Rommevaux-Jestin, C.; Patriat, P.; Lefebvre, F.; Parson, L. M., 2003. Magmato-tectonic cyclicity at the ultra-slow spreading Southwest Indian Ridge: Evidence from variations of axial volcanic ridge morphology and abyssal hills pattern Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., DOI number 10.1029/2002GC000417
Mendel V., Sauter D., Patriat P. and Munschy M., 2000 - Relationship of the Central Indian Ridge segmentation with the evolution of the Rodrigues triple junction for the past 8 Myr. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 16563-16575.
Mendel V., and Sauter D., 1997 - Seamount volcanism at the super slow spreading Southwest Indian Ridge between 57°E and 70°E. Geology, 25, p. 99-102.
Mendel V., Sauter D., Parson L.M. and Vanney J.R., 1997 - Segmentation and morphotectonic variations along an ultra-slow spreading center: the South-West Indian Ridge (57°E-70°E). Mar. Geophys. Res., 19, p. 503-533.
Meyzen, C.M., Toplis, M.J., Humler, E., Ludden, J. N. and Mével, C., 2003, A discontinuity in mantle composition beneath the Southwest Indian Ridge, Nature, v. 421, p. 731-733.
Meyzen, C.M., Ludden, J.N., Humler, E., Luais, B., Toplis, M.J., Mével, C. and Storey, M., 2005, New insights into the origin and distribution of the DUPAL isotope anomaly in the Indian Ocean mantle from MORB of the Southwest Indian Ridge, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, v. 6, Q11K11, doi 10.1029/2005GC000979.
Meyzen, C.M., Blichert-Toft, J., Ludden, J.N., Humler, E., Mével, C. and Albarède, F., 2007, Isotopic portrayal of the upper mantle flow field, Nature, v. 447, p. 1069-1074.
Michael, P.J., 2003. Cruise Report of USCGC Healy 0102: The AMORE 2001 Expedition. Personal communication.
Michael, P.J. et al., 2003. Magmatic and amagmatic seafloor generation at the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel Ridge, Arctic Ocean. Nature (London), vol.423, no.6943, pp.956-961, 26 Jun 2003.
Minshull, T.M. et al., 1998. Deep structure in the vicinity of the ocean-continent transition zone under the southern Iberia abyssal plain. Geology (Boulder), vol.26, no.8, pp.743-746, Aug 1998.
Muehe, R., Bohrmann, H., Garbe-Schoenberg, D. and Kassens, H., 1997. E-MORB glasses from the Gakkel Ridge (Arctic Ocean) at 87 degrees N; evidence for the Earth's most northerly volcanic activity. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.152, no.1-4, pp.1-9, Nov 1997.
Muehe, R., Devey, C.W. and Bohrmann, H., 1993. Isotope and trace element geochemistry of MORB from the Nansen-Gakkel Ridge at 86 degrees north. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.120, no.3-4, pp.103-109, Dec 1993.
Muehe, R.K., Bohrmann, H., Hoermann, P.K., Thiede, J. and Stoffers, P., 1991. Spinifex basalts with komatiite-tholeiite trend from the Nansen-Gakkel Ridge (Arctic Ocean). Tectonophysics, vol.190, no.1, pp.95-108, 1991.
Münch U., Lalou C., Halbach P., and Fujimoto H., 2001. Relict hydrothermal events along the super slow southwest Indian spreading ridge near 63°56’E mineralogy, chemistry and chronology of sulfide samples. Chem. Geol., 177, 341-349.
Muller, M.R., T.A. Minshull, and R.S. White. 2000. Crustal structure of the Southwest Indian Ridge at the Atlantis II Fracture J. Geophys. Res., 105, B11, p. 25,809-25,828.
Muller, M.R., T.A. Minshull, and R.S. White. 1999. Segmentation and melt supply on the Southwest Indian Ridge. Geology, 27, p. 867-870.
Muller M. R., Robinson C. J., Minshull T. A., White R. S. and Bickle M. J., 1997. Thin crust beneath ocean drilling program borehole 735B at the Southwest Indian Ridge? Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 148, p. 93-107.
Okino, K. et al., 2002. Preliminary analysis of the Knipovich Ridge segmentation; influence of focused magmatism and ridge obliquity on an ultraslow spreading system. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol.202, no.2, pp.275-288, 15 Sep 2002.
Parson, L.M, Sauter D., Mendel, V., Patriat P. and Searle R., 1997 - Evolution of the axial geometry of the South-West Indian Ridge between the Melville fracture zone and the Indian Ocean Triple Junction - Implications for segmentation on very slow-spreading ridges. Mar. Geophys. Res., p. 535-552.
Patriat P., Sauter D., Munschy M. and Parson L.M., 1997 - A survey of the South-West Indian Ridge between the Atlantis II fracture zone and the Indian Ocean Triple Junction: regional setting and large scale segmentation. Mar. Geophys. Res., 19, p. 457-480.
Phipps Morgan, J., 2003. The ultraslow difference. Nature (London), vol.426, no.6965, pp.401, 27 Nov 2003.
Reid, I. and Jackson, H.R., 1981. Oceanic spreading rate and crustal thickness. Marine Geophysical Researches, 5: 165-172.
Sauter, D.; Mendel, V.; Rommevaux-Jestin, C.; Parson, L. M.; Fujimoto, H.; Mével, C.; Cannat, M.; Tamaki, K. 2004. Focused magmatism versus amagmatic spreading along the ultra-slow spreading Southwest Indian Ridge: Evidence from TOBI side scan sonar imagery, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., Vol. 5, No. 10, Q10K09, DOI 10.1029/2004GC000738.
Sauter, D.; Carton, H.; Mendel, V.; Munschy, M.; Rommevaux-Jestin, C.; Schott, J-J.; Whitechurch, H., 2004. Ridge segmentation and the magnetic structure of the Southwest Indian Ridge (at 50°30?E, 55°30?E and 66°20?E): Implications for magmatic processes at ultraslow-spreading centers, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., Vol. 5, No. 5, Q05K08, DOI 10.1029/2003GC000581.
Sauter D., L.M Parson, V. Mendel, C. Rommevaux-Jestin, O. Gomez, A. Briais, C. Mével, K. Tamaki and the FUJI scientific team, 2002 - TOBI Sidescan Sonar Imagery of the Very Slow-Spreading Southwest Indian Ridge: Evidence for Along-Axis Magma Distribution. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 199, 81-95.
Sauter D., P. Patriat, C. Rommevaux-Jestin, M. Cannat, A. Briais, and the Gallieni Shipboard Scientific Party, 2001 - The Southwest Indian Ridge between 49°15’E and 57°E: focused accretion and magma redistribution. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 192, 303-317.
Sauter D. and Mendel V., 1997 - Variations of backscatter strength along the super slow spreading Southwest Indian Ridge between 57°E and 70°E. Marine Geology, 140, p. 237-248.
Sauter D., Mendel V., Rommevaux-JestinC., Patriat P. and Munschy M., 1997 - Propagation of the South-West Indian Ridge at the Rodrigues triple junction. Mar. Geophys. Res., 19, p. 553-567.
Searle, R. C.; Cannat, M.; Fujioka, K.; Mével, C.; Fujimoto, H.; Bralee, A.; Parson, L., 2003.
FUJI Dome: A large detachment fault near 64°E on the very slow-spreading southwest Indian Ridge Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. Vol. 4, No. 8, 9105, DOI 10.1029/2003GC000519.
Sekretov, S.B., 2002. Structure and tectonic evolution of the southern Eurasia Basin, Arctic Ocean. Tectonophysics, vol.351, no.3, pp.193-243, 01 Jul 2002.
Seyler, M.; Cannat, M.; Mével, C., 2003. Evidence for major-element heterogeneity in the mantle source of abyssal peridotites from the Southwest Indian Ridge (52° to 68°E) Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., DOI number 10.1029/2002GC000305.
Snow, J., Jokat, W., Hellebrand, E. and Mühe, R., 2001. Magmatic and Hydrothermal activity in Lena Trough, Arctic Ocean. EOS Trans. AGU., 82: 193-198.
Thiede, J. and Party, S.S. (Editors), 2002. POLARSTERN ARKTIS XVII/2 Cruise Report AMORE 2001. Reports on Polar and Marine Research, 421. Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, 390 pp.
Tolstoy, M., Bohnenstiehl, D.R., Edwards, M.H. and Kurras, G.J., 2001. Seismic character of volcanic activity at the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel Ridge. Geology (Boulder), vol.29, no.12, pp.1139-1142, Dec 2001.
Vinogradov, G.M. and Semenova, T.N., 2000. Some peculiarities of the vertical distribution of mesoplankton in the Norwegian-Greenland Basin. Oceanology, vol.40, no.3, pp.370-377, Jun 2000.
White, R. S., Minshull, T. A., Bickle, M. J. & Robinson, C. J. 2001. Melt generation at very slow-spreading oceanic ridges: Constraints from geochemical and geophysical data. J. Petrol. 42, 1171-1196.
Whitmarsh, R.B. et al., 2001. The role of syn-rift magmatism in the rift-to-drift evolution of the West Iberia continental margin; geophysical observations. Geological Society Special Publications, vol.187, pp.107-124, 2001.