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Durham University

Department of Earth Sciences

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Professor Christine Peirce - all publications

  • 1: Grevemeyer, I., Hayman, N.W., Peirce, C., Schwardt, M., van Avendonk, H.J.A., Dannowski, A. & Papenberg, C. (2018). Episodic magmatism and serpentinized mantle exhumation at an ultraslow spreading centre. Nature Geoscience 11: 444-448.
  • 2: Parnell-Turner, R., Sohn, R.A., Peirce, C., Reston, T.J., MacLeod, C.J., Searle, R.C. & Simão, N.M. (2017). Oceanic detachments generated compression in extension. Geology 45(10): 923-926.
  • 3: Grevemeyer, I., Hayman, N.W., Lange, D., Peirce, C., Papenberg, C. Van Avendonk, H.J.A., Schmid, F., Gomez de La Pena, L. & Dannowski, A. (2019). Constraining the maximum depth of brittle deformation at slow- and ultraslow-spreading ridges using microseismicity. Geology 47(11): 1069-1073.
  • 4: Peirce, C., Reveley, G., Simao, N.M., Robinson, A.H., Funnell, M.J., Searle, R.C., MacLeod, C.J. & Reston, T.J. (2019). Constraints on crustal structure of adjacent OCCs and segment boundaries at 13N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Geophysical Journal International 217(2): 988-1010.
  • 5: Peirce, C., Robinson, A.H., Campbell, A.M., Funnell, M.J., Grevemeyer, I., Hayman, N.W., Van Avendonk, H.J.A. & Castiello, G. (2019). Seismic investigation of an active ocean-continent transform margin: the interaction between the Swan Islands Fault Zone and the ultraslow-spreading Mid-Cayman Spreading Centre. Geophysical Journal International 219(1): 159-184.
  • Sinha, M.C., Navin, D.A., MacGregor, L.M., Constable, S., Peirce, C., White, A., Heinson, G. & Inglis, M.A. (1999). Evidence for accumulated melt beneath the slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge. In Mid-Ocean Ridges Dynamics of Processes Associated with the Creation of New Oceanic Crust. Cann, J.R. Elderfield, H. & Laughton, A.S. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 17-38.
  • Gregory, E.P.M., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C., Wilson, D.J. & Zhang, L. (2017), 3D P- and S-wave velocity structure and anisotropy of 5.9 Ma oceanic crust at ODP borehole 504B, 19: EGU. Vienna, EGU, EGU2017-8513.
  • Zhang, L., Tong, V.C.H., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C., Lowell, R., Haughton, G., Murton, B.J., Morales Maqueda, M.A. & Robinson, A. (2017), Axial crustal structure of the Costa Rica Rift: Implications for along-axis hydrothermal circulation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. American Geophysical Union.
  • Wilson, D.J., Moorkamp, M., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C., Harris, R.N. & Morgan, J.V. (2017), Determining the extent of hydrothermal interaction on the southern Costa Rica Rift ridge flank during the past 8 Ma from joint inversion of geophysical data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. American Geophysical Union.
  • Gregory, E.P.M., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C. & Wilson, D.J. (2017), Porosity, fracturing and alteration of young oceanic crust: new seismic analyses at borehole 504B, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. American Geophysical Union.
  • Castiello, G., Peirce, C. & Grevemeyer, I. (2016), Characterising the evolution of transform continental margins – a geophysical study of the Swan Island transform margin-Cayman trough intersection, Caribbean Sea, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T43B-3041.
  • Robinson, A.H., Peirce, C., Funnell, M.J., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2016), Construction and subduction of the Louisville Ridge Seamount chain – insights from wide-angle seismic imaging, Postgraduate Research in Progress Meeting. UCL London, British Geophysical Association.
  • Parnell-Turner, R.E., Sohn, R.A., MacLeod, C.J., Peirce, C., Reston, T.J. & Searle, R.C. (2016), Detachment fault behaviour revealed by micro-seismicity at 13N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T33A-2998.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Hobbs, R.W., Tong, V.C.H., Zhang, L. & Gregory E.P.M (2016), Evolution of young oceanic crust formed at the Costa Rica Rift in the Panama Basin, an overview of the OSCAR project, InterRidge Theoretical Institute. China, InterRidge.
  • Robinson, A.H., Peirce, C., Funnell, M.J., Watts., A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2016), Geophysical investigations of crustal and upper mantle structure of oceanic intraplate volcanoes (OIVs), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T52A-08.
  • Harding, J., van Avendonk, H.J., Hayman, N.W., Grevemeyer, I. & Peirce, C. (2016), Model for the evolution of an oceanic core complex and its hydrothermal vent on the ultaslow spreading Mid Cayman Spreading Center, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T32A-01.
  • Searle, R.C., Tominaga, M., Peirce, C., Reston, T.J. & MacLeod, C.J. (2016), Near-bottom high resolution magnetic observations over and around an active oceanic core complex, MAR, 13N, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T33A-2999.
  • Falder, M., Reston, T.J., Peirce, C., Simao, N.M., MacLeod, C.J. & Searle, R.C. (2016), Seismic reflection imaging of detachment faulting at 13N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T33A-3000.
  • Grevemeyer, I., Merz, M., Dannowski, A., Papenberg, C., Hayman, N., van Avendonk, H. & Peirce, C. (2016), Seismic structure of lithosphere emplaced at ultra-slow spreading rates, 18: EGU. Vienna, EGU, EGU2016-12833.
  • Gregory E.P.M., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C. & Wilson, D.J. (2016), Seismic velocity structure and anisotropy at Hole 504B: a 3D investigation into fracturing, alteration and fluid flow, InterRidge Theoretical Institute. China, InterRidge.
  • Funnell, M.J., Peirce, C., Robinson, A.H., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2016), Structure and evolution of the forearc-arc crust along the Tonga-Kermadec subduction system from integrated geophysical data, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, V13C-2868.
  • Reston, T.J., Falder, M., Peirce, C., Simao, N.M., Searle, R.C. & MacLeod, C.J. (2016), The role of detachment faulting in slow seafloor spreading: first results from cruise JC132 to the MAR at 13N, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T33A-2997.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Hobbs, R.W., Gregory, E.P.M. & Zhang, L. (2016), Time-dependent changes in magmatic and hydrothermal activity at the Costa Rica Rift recorded by variations in oceanic crustal structure, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T13B-2708.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Hobbs, R.W. & Gregory E.P.M. (2016), Triple seismic source, double research ship, single ambitious goal: integrated imaging of young oceanic crust in the Panama Basin, 18: EGU. Vienna, EGU, EGU2016-3022.
  • Grevemeyer, I., Merz, M., Dannowski, A., Papenberg, C.A., van Avendonk, H.J., Hayman, N.J. & Peirce, C. (2016), Un-roofing of mantle at the ultra-slow Mid-Cayman spreading centre, Caribbean Sea: constraints from wide-angle data and Vp/Vs ratios, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T33-A-2995.
  • Gregory, E.P.M., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C., Wilson, D.J. & Zhang, L. (2016), Understanding fracturing and alteration at ODP borehole 504B: 3D seismic structure and anisotropy of 5.9 Ma oceanic crust, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T13B-2712.
  • Simao, N.M., Peirce, C., Falder, M., Reston, T.J., MacLeod, C.J. & Searle, R.C. (2016), Velocity structure of the crust at 13N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge: implications for crustal accretion and oceanic core complex formation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, T33A-2997.
  • Robinson, A.H., Peirce, C., Stratford, W., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2014), Crustal and upper mantle structure of the Louisville Ridge Seamount chain at its intersection with the Tonga-Kermadec subduction zone, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco CA.
  • Funnell, M., Peirce, C., Startford, W., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2014), Crustal structure and flexural characteristics of the Louisville Ridge and Tonga-Kermadec subduction system, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco CA.
  • Bassett, D., Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Grevemeyer, I., Paulatto, M., Stratford, W., Hunter, J. & Kalnins, L., (2011), Crustal structure and seismicity associated with seamount subduction: preliminary results from the Louisville-Tonga trench collision zone, AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, San Francisco CA.
  • Stratford, W., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Paulatto, M. (2011), Lateral variations in the structure of the overriding and down-going plates in response to subduction of the Louisville Ridge seamount chain at the Tonga-Kermadec Trench, AGU Fall Meeting. San Francisco, AGU, San Francisco CA.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Grevemeyer, I., Paulatto, M., Stratford, W., Bassett, D., Hunter, J., Kalnins, L., de Ronde, C. & Lamarche, G. (2011), New sonar evidence for the rate of growth and collapse at Monowai submarine volcano, Kermadec arc, Remote sensing of volcanoes meeting. Geological Society of London, Geological Society of London.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Grevemeyer, I., Paulatto, M., Stratford, W., Bassett, D., Hunter, J., Kalnins, L., de Ronde, C. & Lamarche, G (2011), New sonar evidence for the rate of growth and collapse at Monowai submarine volcano, Kermadec arc, AGU, Fall Meeting. San Francisco, San Francisco CA.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2009), Seismic constraints on the flexural response of the lithosphere to loading at the Cape Verde Swell, EOS Transactions of the AGU American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. S13B-1746.
  • Tang, G., Barton, P.J., Henstock, T., McNeill, L., Dean, S., Vermeesch, P., Peirce, C. & Burchell, A.C. (2008), 3-D seismic refraction tomography in the Sumatra subduction zone, Eos Transactions of the AGU, Fall Meet.ing Supplement, Abstract U51A-0005 AGU Fall Meeting.
  • Paulatto, M., Minshull, T.A., Henstock, T., Sparks, R.S.J., Baptie, B., Mailin, P., Kenedi, K.L., Voight, B., Shalev, E., Hammond, J., Ryan, G. & Peirce, C. (2008), A glimpse inside an active volcano: 2D inversion of acombined refracted and reflected arrivals at Montserrat, British Geophysical Association: Postgraduate conference. Durham University, UK., Durham University.
  • Minshull, T.A., Paulatto, M., Baptie, B., Dean, S., Hammond, J.O.S., Henstock, T., Kenedi, C.L., Malin, P., Peirce, C., Ryan, G., Shalev, E., Sparks, R.S.J. & Voight, B. (2008), Crustal structure of Montserrat and surrounding area from integrated onshore, ocean bottom and multichannel reflection seismic data, Eos Transactions of the AGU, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract V51C-2037 AGU, Fall Meeting.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2008), Seismic constraint on the structure of the Cape Verdes swell, Eos Transactions of the AGU, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract S11C-1761 AGU Fall meeting.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2008), Seismic constraints on the structure of the Cape Verdes swell, British Geophysical Aassociation: Postgraduates in Geophysics Meeting 2008. Durham University, UK, Durham University.
  • Kenedi, C.L., Sparks, R.S.J., Dean, S., Hammond, J.O.S., Malin, P., Minshull, T.A., Paulatto, M., Peirce, C., Ryan, G., Shalev, E. & Voight, B. (2008), Volcano-tectonic history of the island of Montserrat, West Indies, from seismic reflection data, Eos Transactions of the AGU, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract V53C-06 AGU Fall Meeting.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Hobbs, R.W., Rodger, M. & Greenroyd, C.J. (2007), Crustal structure and evolution of the NE Brazil Margin, Ocean Margins LINK Meeting. London, London.
  • Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C., Rodger, M., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2007), Crustal structure of the continental margin – implications for rifting and early spreading of the equatorial Atlantic, European Geophysical Union.
  • Watts, A.B., Rodger, M., Peirce, C., Greenroyd, C.J. & Hobbs, R.W. (2007), Crustal structure, sediment loading, and flexure at the NE Brazil margin, Geological Society of London Bicentenary Meeting.
  • Burchell, A.C., Peirce, C. & Minshull, T.A. (2007), Future development in seabed geophysical instrument platforms, New Advances in Geophysics, BGA Special Meeting. Geological Society, London, Geological Society of London.
  • Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C., Rodger, M., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2006), Crustal structure of the French Guiana continental margin - implications for rifting and early spreading of the equatorial Atlantic, Ocean Margins LINK Meeting. London, London.
  • Rodger, M., Watts, A.B., Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C. & Hobbs, R.W. (2006), Gravity anomalies, crustal structure, and flexure at the NE Brazil rifted continental margin, Ocean Margins LINK Meeting. London, London.
  • Rodger, M., Watts, A.B., Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C. & Hobbs, R.W. (2006), Gravity anomalies, crustal structure, and flexure at the NE Brazil rifted continental margin, European Geophysical Union.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M., Topping, S., Gill, C. & Gardiner, A. (2006), Segmentation and volcanic cycles: their relationship and evolution at the southern Reykjanes Ridge, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, European Geophysical Union.
  • Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C., Rodger, M., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2005), Crustal structure of the continental margin offshore French Guiana, central Atlantic, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2005. Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T43B-1403.
  • Rodger, M., Watts, A.B., Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C. & Hobbs, R.W. (2005), Gravity anomalies, crustal structure and flexure at the NE Brazil rifted continental margin, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2005. Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T43B-1404.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M., Topping, S., Gill, C. & Gardiner, A. (2005), Segmentation and volcanic cycles: their relationship and evolution at the southern Reykjanes Ridge, Mid-Atlantic Ridge, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2005. Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T41D-1339.
  • Greenroyd, C.J., Rodger, M., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2004), Seismic structure of the continental margin offshore French Guiana and north-eastern Brazil, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2004. Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T41E-1269.
  • Greenroyd, C.J., Rodger, M., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2004), Seismic structure of the continental margin offshore French Guyana and north-eastern Brazil, Ocean Margins LINK Progress Meeting 2004. NERC.
  • Minshull, T.A., Peirce, C., McIntosh, J.S., Burchell, A.C., Sinha, M.C., Collier, J.S., Warner, M.R. & Henstock, T.J. (2004), UK Ocean-Bottom Instrumentation Consortium: a new pool of seafloor geophysical equipment, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2004. Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS43B-0543.
  • Gardiner, A., Peirce, C., Searle, R. & Sinha, M. (2002), Cyclicity of crustal accretion at the Reykjanes Ridge, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2002. Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T12C-1330.
  • Gill, C., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M. (2002), RAMESSES II – mapping an axial melt system beneath a slow-spreading ridge, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2002. Eos Trans. AGU, 83(47), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T22A-1134.
  • Schultz, A., Lampitt, R., Peirce, C. & Boyle, E. (2001), B-DEOS Plans for establishment of long-term mobile interdisciplinary ocean observatory systems in the N and S Atlantic, Long-term observations in the oceans, current status and perspectives for the future, OHP/ION Joint Symposium.
  • Gardiner, A., Peirce, C., Searle, R.C. & Sinha, M.C. (2000), An investigation into the relationship between residual mantle Bouguer anomaly and spreading centre segmentation at the Reykjanes Ridge, American geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2000. Eos Trans. AGU, 81(48), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V11A-05.
  • Gill, C.J., Peirce, C., Sinha, M.C. & Topping, S. (2000), RAMESSES II - Reykjanes Axial Melt Experiment: Structural Synthesis of Electromagnetics and Seismic Phase Two, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2000. Eos Trans. AGU, 81(48), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract V11A-02.
  • Topping, S., Sinha, M.C. & Peirce, C. (2000), RAMESSES II: Crustal structure at a slow spreading ridge, Geoscience 2000. Geological Society of London.
  • Peirce, C., Turner, I.M., Day, A.J. & Sinha, M.C. (2000), Spreading vs. stretching: rift tip propagation and ridge structure in the southern Lau Basin, Geoscience 2000. Geological Society of London.
  • Heinson, G., White, A., Navin, D.A., MacGregor, L.M., Constable, S., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1997), Evidence for an axial magma chamber at a slow spreading ridge from RAMESSES, RIDGE?MELT workshop. NSF.
  • Sinha, M.C., MacGregor, L.M., Navin, D.A., Peirce, C., Inglis, M.A., Constable, S., White, A. & Heinson, G. (1997), RAMESSES - Reykjanes axial melt experiment: synthesis of seismic and electromagnetic studies, European Geophysical Society Meeting 1997. European Geophysical Society.
  • Navin, D.A., Peirce, C., Inglis, M.A., Constable, S., White, A., Heinson, G., MacGregor, L.M. & Sinha, M.C. (1997), RAMESSES - Reykjanes Ridge seismic experiment: evidence of accumulated melt beneath a slow spreading ridge, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 1997. Eos Trans. AGU Fall Meet. Suppl.
  • Turner, I.M., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1997), Seismic evidence of a large magma body beneath the Valu La Ridge, Lau Basin (SW Pacific), Joint Association of Geophysicists. Joint Association of Geophysicists.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Collier, J.S., Dalwood, R.E., Canales, J.P. & Henstock, T. (1996), A study of lithospheric flexure and the oceanic crust in the vicinity of the Canary Islands, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 1996. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M.C., Constable, S., Navin, D.A., MacGregor, L.M., White, A., Heinson, G. & Inglis, M.A. (1996), Geophysical Evidence for a magma chamber beneath the slow spreading Reykjanes Ridge, N. Atlantic, BRIDGE Annual Meeting 1996. NERC.
  • Turner, I.M., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1996), Geophysical images of axial magma chambers beneath intermediate spreading ridges - the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin (SW Pacific), Joint Association of Geophysicists. Joint Association of Geophysicists.
  • Turner, I.M., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1996), Geophysical images of axial magma chambers beneath intermediate spreading ridges - the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin (SW Pacific), American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 1996. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl.
  • Turner, I.M., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1996), Geophysical images of axial magma chambers beneath intermediate spreading ridges - the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin (SW Pacific), Mid-Ocean Ridge Processes. Royal Society of London.
  • Navin, D.A., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1996), Seismic evidence for a crustal magma chamber beneath the slow-spreading Reykjanes Ridge, Joint Association of Geophysicists.
  • Dalwood, R.E., Collier, J., Watts, A.B., Peirce, C. & Canales, J.P. (1995), A combined seismic reflection profile study of crustal structure in the vicinity of the Canary Islands, Joint Association of Geophysicists.
  • Dalwood, R.E., Collier, J., Watts, A.B., Peirce, C. & Canales, J.P. (1995), A combined seismic reflection profile study of crustal structure in the vicinity of the Canary Islands, Marine Studies Group. Geological Society of London.
  • Watts, A.B., Collier, J.S. & Peirce, C. (1995), A study of lithospheric flexure in the vicinity of the Canary Islands, European Geophysical Society Meeting. European Geophysical Society.
  • Navin, D.A., Dalwood, R.E., Peirce, C., Sinha, M.C. & Watts, A.B. (1995), Application of coincident wide-angle and normal incidence multichannel seismic techniques to the investigation of the oceanic lithosphere, Marine Studies Group. Geological Society of London.
  • Watts, A.B., Dalwood, R.E., Peirce, C., Collier, J.S. & Canales, J.P. (1995), Crustal structure and lithospheric flexure and the Canary Islands and Hawaii: Implications for oceanic swells, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 1995. Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl.
  • Canales, J.P., Danobeita, J.J., Dalwood, R.E. & Peirce, C. (1995), Crustal structure of the Canary Islands from wide-angle seismic refraction and reflection data, American Geophysical Union Fall 1995.
  • Navin, D.A., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1995), Crustal structure of the Reykjanes Ridge at 57ºN, Joint Association of Geophysicists.
  • Navin, D.A., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1994), Wide-angle and normal incidence study of the Reykjanes Ridge, Joint Association of Geophysicists. 75.
  • Peirce, C., Davidson, J.P. & Macpherson, C.G. (2006). Subduction: Integrated Earth-Ocean-Atmosphere System Processes and Hazard Assessment (SIPHA). NERC Town Meeting, Durham.
  • Schultz, A., Peirce, C. & Lampitt, R. (2001). British Dynamics of Earth and Ocean Systems (B-DEOS). NERC Town Meeting, Cardiff.
  • Simão, N.M., Peirce, C., Funnell, M.J., Robinson, A.H., Searle, R.C., MacLeod, C.J. & Reston, T.J. (2020). 3-D P-wave velocity structure of oceanic core complexes at 13◦N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Geophysical Journal International 221(3): 1555-1579.
  • Lowell, R., Zhang, L., Maqueda, M., Banyte, D., Tong, V., Johnston, R., Harris, R., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C. & Robinson, A.H. (2020). Magma-hydrothermal interactions at the Costa Rica Rift from data collected in 1994 and 2015. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 531: 115991.
  • Robinson, A.H., Zhang, L., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C. & Tong, V.C.H. (2020). Magmatic and tectonic segmentation of the intermediate-spreading Costa Rica Rift - a fine balance between magma supply rate, faulting, and hydrothermal circulation. Geophysical Journal International 222(1): 132-152.
  • Peirce, C., Robinson, A.H., Funnell, M.J., Searle, R.C., MacLeod, C.J. & Reston, T.J. (2020). Magmatism versus serpentinization – crustal structure along the 13°N segment at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Geophysical Journal International 221(2): 981-1001.
  • Wilson, D.J., Robinson, A.H., Hobbs, R.W., Peirce, C. & Funnell, M.J. (2019). Does intermediate spreading-rate oceanic crust result from episodic transition between magmatic and magma-dominated, faulting-enhanced spreading? – the Costa Rica Rift example. Geophysical Journal International 218(3): 1617-1641.
  • Searle, R.C., MacLeod, C.J., Peirce, C. & Reston, T.J. (2019). The Mid-Atlantic Ridge near 13º20’N: High-Resolution Magnetic and Bathymetry Imaging. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 20(1): 295-313.
  • Robinson, A.H., Peirce, C. & Funnell, M.J. (2018). Construction and subduction of the Louisville Ridge, SW Pacific—insights from wide-angle seismic data modelling. Geophysical Journal International 215(3): 2222-2245.
  • Harding, J.L., Van Avendonk, H.J.A., Hayman, N.W., Grevemeyer, I., Peirce, C. & Dannowski, A. (2017). Magmatic-tectonic conditions for hydrothermal venting on an ultraslow-spread oceanic core complex. Geology 45(9): 839-842.
  • Van Avendonk, H.J.A., Hayman, N.W., Harding, J.L., Grevemeyer, I., Peirce, C. & Dannowski, A. (2017). Seismic structure and segmentation of the axial valley of the Mid-Cayman Spreading Center. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 18(6): 2149-2161.
  • Funnell, M.J., Peirce, C. & Robinson, A.H. (2017). Structural variability of the Tonga-Kermadec forearc characterised using robustly constrained geophysical data. Geophysical Journal International 210(3): 1681-1702.
  • Searle, R.C., Peirce, C. & Bentley, A.M. (2016). Research and Outreach at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Astronomy & Geophysics 57(3): 3.18-3.20.
  • Stratford, W., Peirce, C., Funnell, M., Paulatto, M., Watts, A.B., Grevemeyer, I. & Bassett, D. (2015). Seismic velocity structure and deformation due to collision of the Louisville Ridge with the Tonga-Kermadec Trench. Geophysical Journal International 200(3): 1503-1522.
  • Paulatto, M., Watts, A.B. & Peirce, C. (2014). Potential field and bathymetric investigation of the Monowai volcanic centre, Kermadec arc: implications for caldera formation and volcanic evolution. Geophysical Journal International 197(3): 1484-1499.
  • Funnell, M., Peirce, C., Stratford, W., Paulatto, M., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2014). Structure and deformation of the Kermadec forearc in response to subduction of the Pacific oceanic plate. Geophysical Journal International 199(2): 1286-1302.
  • Voight, B., Sparks, R., Shalev, E., Minshull, T., Paulatto, M., Annen, C., Kenedi, C., Hammond, J., henstock, T., brown, L., Kiddle, E., Malin, P., Mattioli, G., Carothers, L., Belousov, A., Clarke A., Ellett, L., Elsworth, D., Hidayat, D., Herd, R., Johnson, M., Lee, A., Miller, V., Murphy, B., Peirce, C., Ryan, G., Sldana, S., Snelson, C., Stewart, R., Syers, R., Widiwijayanti, C., Young, S. & Zamora, W. (2014). The SEA-CALIPSO volcano imaging experiment at Montserrat: plans, campaigns at sea and on land, scientific results, and lessons learned. Geological Society of London Special Publication 39: 253-289.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B. & Grevemeyer, I. (2013). Uplift at lithospheric swells – II: is the Cape Verde mid-plate swell supported by a lithosphere of varying mechanical strength?. Geophysical Journal International 193(2): 798-819.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Grevemeyer, I., Paulatto, M., Stratford, W., Bassett, D., Hunter, J., Kalnins, L. M. & de Ronde, C. (2012). Rapid rates of growth and collapse of Monowai submarine volcano in the Kermadec Arc. Nature Geoscience 5(7): 510-515.
  • Contreras-Reyes, E., Grevemeyer, I., Watts, A.B., Flueh, E.R., Moeller, S., Papenberg, C. & Peirce, C. (2011). Deep seismic structure of the Tonga subduction zone: Implications for mantle hydration, tectonic erosion, and arc magmatism. Journal of Geophysical Research 116(B10): B10103.
  • Kenedi, C.L., Sparks, R.S.J., Malin, P.E., Voight, B., Dean, S., Minshull, T., Paulatto, M., Peirce, C. & Shalev, E. (2010). Contrasts in morphology and deformation offshore Montserrat: New insights from the SEA-CALIPSO marine cruise data. Geophysical Research Letters 37(19): L00E25.
  • Contreras-Reyes, E., Grevemeyer, I., Watts, A.B., Planert, L., Flueh, E.R. & Peirce, C. (2010). Crustal intrusion beneath the Louisville hotspot track. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 289: 323-333.
  • Wilson, D.J., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B., Grevemeyer, I. & Krabbenhoeft, A. (2010). Uplift at lithospheric swells—I: seismic and gravity constraints on the crust and uppermost mantle structure of the Cape Verde mid-plate swell. Geophysical Journal International 182(2): 531-550.
  • Paulatto, M., Minshull, T.A., Baptie, B., Dean, S., Hammond, J.O.S., Henstock, T., Kenedi, C.L., Kiddle, E.J., Malin, P., Peirce, C., Ryan, G., Shalev, E., Sparks, R.S.J. & Voight, B. (2010). Upper crustal structure of an active volcano from refraction/reflection tomography, Montserrat, Lesser Antilles. Geophysical Journal International 180(2): 685-696.
  • Watts, A.B., Rodger, M., Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C. & Hobbs, R.W. (2009). Seismic structure, gravity anomalies, and flexure of the Amazon continental margin, NE Brazil. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 114(B7): B07103.
  • Pim, J., Peirce, C., Watts, A.B., Grevemeyer, I. & Krabbenhoft, A. (2008). Crustal structure and the origin of the Cape Verdes Rise. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 272: 422-428.
  • Greenroyd, C. J., Peirce, C., Rodger, M., Watts, A. B. & Hobbs, R. W. (2008). Demerara Plateau - the structure and evolution of a transform passive margin. Geophysical Journal International 172(2): 549-U19.
  • Greenroyd, C.J., Peirce, C., Rodge, M., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2008). Do fracture zones define continental margin segmentation? - Evidence from the French Guiana margin. Earth & Planetary Science Letters 272(3-4): 553-566.
  • Peirce, C. & Sinha, M. (2008). Life and death of axial volcanic ridges: segmentation and crustal accretion at the Reykjanes Ridge. Earth & Planetary Science Letters 274(1-2): 112–120.
  • Greenroyd, C., Peirce, C., Rodger, M., Watts, A.B. & Hobbs, R.W. (2007). Crustal structure of the French Guiana margin, West Equatorial Atlantic. Geophysical Journal International 169(3): 964–987.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M., Topping, S. & Gill, C. (2007). Morphology and genesis of slow-spreading ridges - seabed scattering and seismic imaging within the oceanic crust. Geophysical Journal International 168(1): 59-89.
  • Shillington, D., Minshull, T.A., Peirce, C. & O'Sullivan, J. (2007). P and S wave velocities of consolidated sediments from a seafloor seismic survey in the North Celtic Sea Basin, offshore Ireland. Geophysical Prospecting 56: 197-211.
  • Papadopoulos, T.D., Goulty, N., Voulgaris, N.S., Alexopoulos, J.D., Fountoulis, I., Kambouris, P., Karastathis, V., Peirce, C., Chailas, S., Kassaras, J., Pirli, M., Goumas, G. & Lagios, E., (2007). Tectonic structure of Central-Western Attica (Greece) based on geophysical investigations - preliminary results. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece 40(3): 1207-1218.
  • Rodger, M., Watts, A.B., Greenroyd, C., Peirce, C. & Hobbs, R.W. (2006). Evidence for unusually thin oceanic crust and strong mantle beneath the Amazon fan. Geology 34(12): 1081-1084.
  • Minshull, T.A., Sinha, M.C. & Peirce, C. (2005). Multi-disciplinary, sub-seabed geophysical imaging - a new pool of 28 seafloor instruments in use by the United Kingdom Ocean Bottom Instrument Consortium. Sea Technology 46(10): 27-31.
  • Peirce, C., Gardiner, A. & Sinha, M.C. (2005). Temporal and spatial cyclicity of accretion at slow-spreading ridges - evidence from the Reykjanes Ridge. Geophysical Journal International 163(1): 56-78.
  • Day, A.J. & Peirce, C. (2002). Ocean-bottom seismograph tomographic experiments- a consideration of acquisition geometries vs. resources. Geophysical Journal International 151(2): 543-566.
  • Peirce, C. & Navin, D.A. (2002). The RAMESSES experiment - V. Crustal accretion at axial volcanic ridge segments - a gravity study at 57deg 45'N on the slow spreading Reykjanes Ridge. Geophysical Journal International 149(1): 76-94.
  • Peirce, C., Turner, I.M. & Sinha, M.C. (2001). Crustal structure, accretionary processes and rift propagation: a gravity study of the intermediate-spreading Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin. Geophysical Journal International 146(1): 53-73.
  • Day, A.J., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (2001). Three-dimensional crustal structure and magma chamber geometry at the intermediate-spreading, back-arc Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin- results of a wide-angle seismic tomographic inversion. Geophysical Journal International 146(1): 31-52.
  • Goulty, N.R., Peirce, C., Flatman, T.D., Home, M. & Richardson, J.H. (2000). Magnetic survey of the Holy Island Dyke on Holy Island, Northumberland. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 53(2): 111-118.
  • Turner, I.M., Peirce C. & Sinha, M.C. (1999). Seismic imaging of the axial region of the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin - the accretionary processes of an intermediate back-arc spreading ridge. Geophysical Journal International 138(2): 495-519.
  • Collier, J.S., Henstock, T.J., Peirce, C. & Watts, A.B. (1998). A detailed geophysical study in the Canary Basin (eastern Atlantic): Implications for the internal structure of 130 Ma oceanic crust. Geophysical Journal International 135(3): 943-963.
  • Sinha, M.C., Constable, S., Peirce, C., White, A., Heinson, G., MacGregor, L.M. & Navin, D.A. (1998). Magmatic processes at slow spreading ridges: implications of the RAMESSES experiment at 57° 45'N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Geophysical Journal International 135(3): 731-745.
  • Navin, D.A., Peirce C. & Sinha, M.C. (1998). The RAMESSES experiment - II. Evidence for accumulated melt beneath a slow-spreading ridge from wide-angle refraction and multichannel reflection seismic profiles. Geophysical Journal International 135: 746-772.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Collier, J., Dalwood, R., Canales, J-P. & Henstock, T. (1997). A seismic study of lithospheric flexure in the vicinity of Tenerife, Canary Islands. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 146(3-4): 431-447.
  • Keeton, J.A., Searle, R.C., Parsons, B., White, R.S., Murton, B.J., Parson, L.M., Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1997). Bathymetry of the Reykjanes Ridge. Marine Geophysical Research 19(1): 55-64.
  • Sinha, M.C., Navin, D.A., MacGregor, L.M., Constable, S., Peirce, C., White, A., Heinson, G. & Inglis, M.A. (1997). Evidence for accumulated melt beneath the slow-spreading Mid-Atlantic Ridge. In: Mid-ocean ridges - dynamics of processes associated with creation of new oceanic crust. "Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences" 355(1723): 233-253.
  • Collier, J.S., Danobeitia, J.J., Canales, J.-P., Dalwood, R., Gadd, S., Haywood, N., Henstock, T., Krastel, S., Peirce, C. & Watts, A. (1997). Evidence for asymmetric accretion and low-angle, planar faults in slow-spreading oceanic crust. Geology 25(12): 1075-1078.
  • Peirce, C., Whitmarsh, R.B., Scrutton, R.A., Pontoise, B., Sage, F. & Mascle, J. (1996). Cote d'Ivoire Ghana margin - seismic imaging of passive rifted crust adjacent to a transform continental margin. Geophysical Journal International 125: 781-795.
  • Peirce, C. & Barton, P.J. (1992). Southern Segment of the European Geotraverse - A wide-angle refraction survey in the Sardinia Channel. Marine Geophysical Research 14: 227-248.
  • Peirce, C. & Barton, P.J. (1991). Crustal structure of the Madeira-Tore Rise, eastern North Atlantic - results of a DOBS wide-angle and normal incidence seismic experiment in the Josephine Seamount region. Geophysical Journal International 106: 357-378.
  • Peirce, C. & Barton, P.J. (1988). The crustal structure of the East Menorca Rise from OBS refraction data. Geophysical Journal International 92: 529-.
  • Constable, S., Sinha, M.C., MacGregor, L.M., Navin, D.A., Peirce, C., White, A. & Heinson, G. (1997). RAMESSES finds a magma chamber beneath a slow spreading ridge. InterRidge Newsletter 6.
  • Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1997). RAMESSES II - the Reykjanes Ridge revisited during the last BRIDGE-funded research cruise. BRIDGE Newsletter 13: 27-34.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M.C., Constable, C. & the EW9512 Scientific Party (1996). Geophysical images of axial magma chambers beneath the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin (SW Pacific) - R/V Maurice Ewing cruise 9512. BRIDGE News 10: 37-41.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M.C., Constable, C. & the EW9512 Scientific Party (1996). R/V Maurice Ewing cruise 9512 - Geophysical investigations of melt bodies beneath the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin (SW Pacific). InterRidge Newsletter 5(1): 3-8.
  • Sinha, M.C., Peirce, C. & the CD81 team (1993). A geophysical survey of the Reykjanes Ridge: CD81 cruise progress report. BRIDGE News 5: 27-.
  • Peirce, C. (1992). Reuse of Submarine Telecommunications Cables. 1-10.
  • Peirce, C. & Watts, A.B. (2011). The Louisville Ridge – Tonga Trench collision: Implications for subduction zone dynamics, R/V Sonne SO215 Cruise Report. University of Durham.
  • Grevemeyer, I. & and the Scientific Party. (2008). Tonga Thrust Earthquake Asperity at Louisville Ridge (TOTAL).
  • Grevemeyer, I. & and the Scientific Party. (2005). Cape Verde Hotspot: A Seismic Refraction study of Isostasy and Magmatic underplating (CHRISMA).
  • Peirce, C. & Watts, A.B. (2004). A deep seismic study of the Amazon Cone: Implications for the strength of extended continental lithosphere. RRS Discovery 275 cruise report. Department of Earth Sciences.
  • Peirce, C. & Sinha, M.C. (1999). RAMESSES II – Reykjanes Axial Melt Experiment: Structural Synthesis of Electromagnetics and Seismics, RRS Discovery 235c cruise report. Department of Earth Sciences.
  • Peirce, C., Sinha, M.C. & Constable, S. (1996). Controlled source electromagnetic and seismic investigation of the Valu Fa Ridge, Lau Basin, SW Pacific, R/V Maurice Ewing 9512 cruise report. Department of Earth Sciences.
  • Sinha, M.C., Peirce, C., Constable, S. & White, A. (1994). An integrated geophysical investigation of the axial volcanic region of the Reykjanes Ridge at 57º45'N, RRS Charles Darwin 81 cruise report. Department of Earth Sciences.
  • Watts, A.B., Peirce, C., Collier, J.S. & Henstock, T. (1994). Canary Islands seismic experiments, RRS Charles Darwin 82 cruise report. Department of Earth Sciences.
  • Peirce, C. & Kirk, R.E. (1991). Digital Ocean Bottom Seismographs, In: Whitmarsh, R.B. and Scrutton, R.A., Geophysical investigations of the Ghana transform margin, Gulf of Guinea. RRS Charles Darwin 55 cruise report. Department of Earth Sciences.
  • Peirce, C. (1991). Processing of DOBS wide-angle refraction data using SKS. Department of Earth Sciences.