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Durham University

Department of Earth Sciences

Staff Profile

Prof Jeroen van Hunen - all publications

Book review

  • van Hunen, J. (2015). Geodynamics, 3rd edn, Book Review. Geophysical Journal International 200(2): 1234.

Chapter in book

  • van Hunen, Jeroen (2019). Onset and Evolution of Plate Tectonics: Geodynamical Constraints. In Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier.
  • van Hunen, J.,, van Keken, P.E.,, Hynes, A., & Davies, G.F. (2008). Tectonics of the early Earth: some geodynamic considerations. In Geological Society of America. 440: 157-171.

Doctoral Thesis

  • van Hunen J. (2001). Shallow and buoyant lithospheric subduction: causes and implications from thermo-chemical modeling. Earth Sciences . Utrecht University. PhD.

Journal Article

  • Bie, L., Rietbrock, A., Hicks, S., Allen, R., Blundy, J., Clouard, V., Collier, J., Davidson, J., Garth, T., Goes, S., Harmon, N., Henstock, T., Van Hunen, J., Kendall, M., Krüger, F., Lynch, L., MacPherson, C., Robertson, R., Rychert, K., Tait, S., Wilkinson, J. & Wilson, M. (2019). Along arc heterogeneity in local seismicity across the Lesser Antilles subduction zone from a dense ocean-bottom seismometer network. Seismological Research Letters
  • Farangitakis, G.P., Sokoutis, D., McCaffrey, K.J.W., Willingshofer, E., Kalnins, L.M., Phethean, J.J.J., van Hunen, J. & van Steen, V. (2019). Analogue modeling of plate rotation effects in transform margins and rift-transform intersections. Tectonics 38(3): 823-841.
  • Heron, P.J., Pysklywec, R.N., Stephenson, R. & van Hunen, J. (2019). Deformation driven by deep and distant structures: Influence of a mantle lithosphere suture in the Ouachita orogeny, southeastern United States. Geology 47(2): 147-150.
  • Riel, Nicolas, Bouilhol, Pierre, van Hunen, Jeroen, Cornet, Julien, Magni, Valentina, Grigorova, Vili & Velic, Marco (2019). Interaction between mantle-derived magma and lower arc crust: quantitative reactive melt flow modeling using STyx. Geological Society Special Publication 478: 65-87.
  • Harmon, Nicholas, Rychert, Catherine, Collier, Jenny, Henstock, Tim, van Hunen, Jeroen & Wilkinson, Jamie J (2019). Mapping geologic features onto subducted slabs. Geophysical Journal International 219(2): 725-733.
  • Maunder, B., van Hunen, J., Bouilhol, P. & Magni, V. (2019). Modeling Slab Temperature: a Reevaluation of the Thermal Parameter. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 20(2): 673-687.
  • Goes, Saskia, Collier, Jenny, Blundy, Jon, Davidson, Jon, Harmon, Nick, Henstock, Tim, Kendall, J., Macpherson, Colin, Rietbrock, Andreas, Rychert, Kate, Prytulak, Julie, van Hunen, Jeroen, Wilkinson, Jamie & Wilson, Marjorie (2019). Project VoiLA: Volatile Recycling in the Lesser Antilles. Eos 100.
  • Heron, PJ, Peace, AL McCaffrey, K , Welford, JK Wilson, R, van Hunen, J & Pysklywec, RN (2019). Segmentation of rifts through structural inheritance: Creation of the Davis Strait. Tectonics 38(7): 2411-2430.
  • Allen, R.W., Collier, J.S., Stewart, A.G., Henstock, T., Goes, S., Rietbrock, A. & Voila Team (2019). The role of arc migration in the development of the Lesser Antilles: A new tectonic model for the Cenozoic evolution of the eastern Caribbean. Geology 47(9): 891.
  • Schliffke, Nicholas, Hunen, Jeroen, Magni, Valentina & Allen, Mark B. (2019). The Role of Crustal Buoyancy in the Generation and Emplacement of Magmatism During Continental Collision. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems
  • Kaislaniemi, L., van Hunen, J. & Bouilhol, P. (2018). Lithosphere destabilization by melt weakening and crust-mantle interactions-implications for generation of granite-migmatite belts. Tectonics 37(9): 3102-3116.
  • Wang, Hongliang, van Hunen, Jeroen & Pearson, D. Graham (2018). Making Archean cratonic roots by lateral compression: A two-stage thickening and stabilization model. Tectonophysics 746: 562-571.
  • Agrusta, Roberto, van Hunen, Jeroen & Goes, Saskia (2018). Strong plates enhance mantle mixing in early Earth. Nature Communications 9: 2708.
  • Peace, Alexander, McCaffrey, Ken, Imber, Jonathan, van Hunen, Jeroen, Hobbs, Richard & Wilson, Robert (2018). The role of pre-existing structures during rifting, continental breakup and transform system development, offshore West Greenland. Basin Research 30(3): 373-394.
  • Clarke, A.L., Imber, J., Davies, R.J., van Hunen, J., Daniels, S.E. & Yielding, G. (2017). Application of material balance methods to CO2 storage capacity estimation within selected depleted gas reservoirs. Petroleum Geoscience 23(3): 339-352.
  • Magni, V., Allen, M.B., van Hunen, J. & Bouilhol, P. (2017). Continental underplating after slab break-off. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474: 59-67.
  • Freeburn, Rebecca, Bouilhol, Pierre, Maunder, Ben, Magni, Valentina & van Hunen, Jeroen (2017). Numerical models of the magmatic processes induced by slab breakoff. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 478: 203-213.
  • Agrusta, Roberto, Goes, Saskia & van Hunen, Jeroen (2017). Subducting-slab transition-zone interaction: Stagnation, penetration and mode switches. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 464: 10-23.
  • Goes, Saskia, Agrusta, Robert, van Hunen, Jeroen & Garel, Fanny (2017). Subduction-transition zone interaction: A review. Geosphere 13(3): 644-664.
  • Condie, K.C., Aster, R.C. & van Hunen, J. (2016). A great thermal divergence in the mantle beginning 2.5 Ga: Geochemical constraints from greenstone basalts and komatiites. Geoscience Frontiers 7(4): 543-553.
  • Phethean, Jordan J.J., Kalnins, Lara M., van Hunen, Jeroen, Biffi, Paolo G., Davies, Richard J. & McCaffrey, Ken J.W. (2016). Madagascar’s escape from Africa: A high-resolution plate reconstruction for the Western Somali Basin and implications for supercontinent dispersal. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3) 17(12): 5036-5055.
  • Maunder, B., van Hunen, J., Magni, M. & Bouilhol, P. (2016). Relamination of mafic subducting crust throughout Earth’s history. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 449: 206-216.
  • Bouilhol, P., Magni, V., van Hunen, J. & Kaislaniemi, L. (2015). A numerical approach to melting in warm subduction zones. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 411: 37-44.
  • Wang, H., Agrusta, R. & van Hunen, J. (2015). Advantages of a conservative velocity interpolation (CVI) scheme for particle-in-cell methods with application in geodynamic modeling. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16(6): 2015-2023.
  • Holt, P.J., Allen, M.B. & van Hunen, J. (2015). Basin formation by thermal subsidence of accretionary orogens. Tectonophysics 639: 132-143.
  • van Hunen, J. & Miller, M.S. (2015). Collisional Processes and Links to Episodic Changes in Subduction Zones. Elements 11(2): 119-124.
  • Peace, A., McCaffrey, K., Imber, J., Hobbs, R., Van Hunen, J. & Gerdes, K. (2015). Quantifying the influence of sill intrusion on the thermal evolution of organic-rich sedimentary rocks in non-volcanic passive margins: an example from ODP 210-1276, offshore Newfoundland, Canada. Basin Research 29(3): 249-265.
  • Baker, A.J., Sodemann, H., Baldini, J. U. L., Breitenbach, S. F. M., Johnson, K. R., van Hunen, J. & Pingzhong, Z. (2015). Seasonality of westerly moisture transport in the East Asian Summer Monsoon and its implications for interpreting precipitation δ18O. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 120(12): 5850-5862.
  • Wang, H., van Hunen, J. & Pearson, D.G. (2015). The thinning of subcontinental lithosphere: The roles of plume impact and metasomatic weakening. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3) 16(4): 1156-1171.
  • Wang, H.L., van Hunen, J., Pearson, D.G. & Allen, M.B. (2014). Craton stability and longevity: The roles of composition-dependent rheology and buoyancy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 391: 224-233.
  • Magni, V., Bouilhol, P. & van Hunen, J. (2014). Deep water recycling through time. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15(11): 4203-4216.
  • Watson, F. E., Mathias, S. A., Daniels, S. E., Jones, R. R., Davies, R. J., Hedley, B. J. & van Hunen, J. (2014). Dynamic modelling of a UK North Sea saline formation for CO2 sequestration. Petroleum Geoscience 20(2): 169-185.
  • Kaislaniemi, L. & van Hunen, J. (2014). Dynamics of lithospheric thinning and mantle melting by edge-driven convection: Application to Moroccan Atlas mountains. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15(8): 3175-3189.
  • Magni, V., Faccenna, C., van Hunen, J. & Funiciello, F. (2014). How collision triggers backarc extension: Insight into Mediterranean style of extension from 3-D numerical models. Geology 42(6): 511-514.
  • Bottrill, A.D., van Hunen, J, Cuthbert, S.J., Brueckner, H.K. & Allen, M.B. (2014). Plate rotation during continental collision and its relationship with the exhumation of UHP metamorphic terranes: Application to the Norwegian Caledonides. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15(5): 1766-1782.
  • Kaislaniemi, L., van Hunen, J., Allen, M. B. & Neill, I. (2014). Sub-lithospheric small-scale convection—a mechanism for collision zone magmatism. Geology 42(4): 291-294.
  • Agrusta, R., van Hunen, J. & Goes, S. (2014). The effect of metastable pyroxene on the slab dynamics. Geophysical Research Letters 41(24): 8800-8808.
  • Magni, V., Faccenna, C., van Hunen, J. & Funiciello, F. (2013). Delamination vs. break-off: the fate of continental collision. Geophysical Research Letters 40(2): 285-289.
  • Bianco, T.A., Ito, G., van Hunen, J., Mahoney, J.J. & Ballmer, M.D. (2013). Geochemical variations at ridge-centered hotspots caused by variable melting of a veined mantle plume. Earth and Planetary Science Letters
  • Laurie, L., Stevens, G. & van Hunen, J. (2013). The end of continental growth by TTG magmatism. Terra Nova 25(2): 130-136.
  • van Hunen, Jeroen & Moyen, Jean-François (2012). Archean Subduction: Fact or Fiction? Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 40(1): 195.
  • Watson, FE , Mathias, SA , van Hunen, J, Daniels, SE & Jones, RR (2012). Dissolution of CO2 from leaking fractures in saline formations. Transport in Porous Media 94: 729-745.
  • Bottrill, Andrew D., van Hunen, Jeroen & Allen, Mark B. (2012). Insight into collision zone dynamics from topography: numerical modelling results and observations. Solid Earth 3(2): 387-399.
  • Magni, V., van Hunen, J., Funiciello, F. & Faccenna, C. (2012). Numerical models of slab migration in continental collision zones. Solid Earth 3(2): 293-306.
  • Moyen, Jean-François & van Hunen, Jeroen (2012). Short-term episodicity of Archaean plate tectonics. Geology 40(5): 451-454.
  • Holt, P.J., van Hunen, J. & Allen, M.B. (2012). Subsidence of the West Siberian Basin: Effects of a mantle plume impact. Geology 40(8): 703-706.
  • van Hunen, J. & Allen, M.B. (2011). Continental collision and slab break-off: a comparison of 3-D numerical models with observations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 302(1-2): 27-37.
  • Bianco, TA, Ito, G, van Hunen, J, Ballmer, MD & Mahoney JJ (2011). Geochemical variations at intraplate hot spots caused by variable melting of a veined mantle plume. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 12(7).
  • Mittelstaedt, E., Ito, G. & van Hunen, J. (2011). Repeat ridge jumps associated with plume‐ridge interaction, melt transport, and ridge migration. Journal of Geophysical Research 116: B01102.
  • Ballmer, M.D., Ito, G., van Hunen, J. & Tackley, P.J. (2011). Spatial and temporal variability in Hawaiian hotspot volcanism induced by small-scale convection. Nature Geoscience 4(7): 457-460.
  • Holt, P.J., Allen, M.B., van Hunen, J. & Bjørnseth, H.M. (2010). Lithospheric cooling and thickening as a basin forming mechanism. Tectonophysics 495(3-4): 184-194.
  • van Wijk, J.W., Baldridge, W.S., van Hunen, J., Goes, S., Aster, R., Coblentz, D.D., Grand, S.P. & and Ni, J. (2010). Small-scale convection at the edge of the Colorado Plateau: Implications for topography, magmatism, and evolution of Proterozoic lithosphere. Geology 38(7): 611-614.
  • Ballmer, M.D., Ito, G., van Hunen, J. & Tackley, P.J. (2010). Small-scale sublithospheric convection reconciles geochemistry and geochronology of 'Superplume' volcanism in the western and south Pacific. Earth and planetary science letters 290(1-2): 224-232.
  • Faccenna C, Di Giuseppe E, Funiciello F, Lallemand S & van Hunen J (2009). Control of seafloor aging on the migration of the Izu-Bonin-Mariana trench. Earth and planetary science letters 288(3-4): 386-398.
  • Halla, J., van Hunen, J., Heilimo, E. & Holtta, P. (2009). Geochemical and numerical constraints on Neoarchean plate tectonics. Precambrian Research 174: 155-162.
  • Ballmer, Maxim D., van Hunen, Jeroen, Ito, Garrett, Bianco, Todd A. & Tackley, Paul J. (2009). Intraplate volcanism with complex age-distance patterns: A case for small-scale sublithospheric convection. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 10: Q06015.
  • Gröcke, D R, Rimmer, S M, Yoksoulian, L E, Cairncross, B, Tsikos, H & van Hunen, J. (2009). No evidence for thermogenic methane release in coal from the Karoo-Ferrar large igneous province. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277(1-2): 204-212.
  • Di Giuseppe, E., Faccenna, C., Funiciello, F., van Hunen, J. & Giardini, D. (2009). On the relation between trench migration, seafloor age, and the strength of the subducting lithosphere. Lithosphere 1: 121-128.
  • van Hunen, Jeroen & Cadek, Ondrej (2009). Reduced oceanic seismic anisotropy by small-scale convection. Earth and Planetay Science Letters 284(3-4): 622-629.
  • Schmeling, H., Babeyko, A.,, Enns, A., Faccenna, C., Funiciello, F., Gerya, T., Golabek, G., Grigull, S., Morra, G. & van Hunen, J. (2008). A benchmark comparison of subduction models. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interior 171: 198-223.
  • Bianco, T.A, Ito, G., van Hunen, J., Ballmer, M.D. & Mahoney, J.J. (2008). Geochemical variation at the Hawaiian hot spot caused by upper mantle dynamics and melting of a heterogeneous plume. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9(11): Q11003.
  • van Hunen, J. & van den Berg, A.P. (2008). Plate tectonics on the early Earth limitations imposed by strength and buoyancy of subducted lithosphere. Lithos 103(1-2): 217-235.
  • Di Giuseppe, E., van Hunen, J., Funiciello, F., Faccenna, C. & Giardini, D. (2008). Slab stiffness control of trench motion: Insights from numerical models. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9(2): Q02014.
  • van Wijk, J., van Hunen, J. & Goes, S. (2008). Small-scale convection during continental rifting: Evidence from the Rio Grande rift. Geology 36(7): 575-578.
  • Martin, P.,, van Hunen, J., , Parman, S., & Davidson, J. (2008). Why does plate tectonics only occur on Earth? Physics Education 43(2): 144-150.
  • Ballmer, M.D., van Hunen, J., , Ito, G.,, Tackley, P.J., & Bianco, T. (2007). Non-hotspot volcano chains originating from small-scale sublithospheric convection. Geophysical Research Letters 34, L23310.
  • Cizkova, H., van Hunen, J. & van den Berg, A.P. (2007). Stress distribution within subducting slabs and their deformation in the transition zone. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors 161(3-4): 202-214.
  • van Hunen, J., & Zhong, S. (2006). Influence of rheology on realignment of mantle convective structure with plate motion after a plate reorganization. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7(8): Q08008.
  • van Hunen, J.,, Zhong, S.,, Shapiro, N.M., & Ritzwoller, M.H. (2005). New evidence for dislocation creep from 3-D geodynamic modelling of the Pacific upper mantle structure. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 238(1-2): 146-155.
  • van Hunen, J., van den Berg, A.P. & Vlaar, N.J. (2004). Various mechanisms to induce present-day shallow flat subduction and implications for the younger Earth: a numerical parameter study. Physics Of The Earth And Planetary Interiors 146(1-2): 179-194.
  • Huang, J.S., Zhong, S.J. & van Hunen, J. (2003). Controls on sublithospheric small-scale convection. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 108(B8): 2405.
  • van Thienen, P., van den Berg, A.P., de Smet, J.H., van Hunen, J. & Drury, M.R. (2003). Interaction between small-scale mantle diapirs and a continental root. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 4(2): 8301.
  • van Hunen, J., & Zhong, S. (2003). New insight in the Hawaiian plume swell dynamics from scaling laws. Geophysical Research Letters 30(15): 1785-1788.
  • van Hunen, J., Huang, J. & Zhong, S. (2003). The effect of shearing on the onset and vigour of small-scale convection in a Newtonian rheology. Geophysical Research Letters 30(19): 1991.
  • van Hunen, J.,, van den Berg, A.P., & Vlaar, N.J. (2002). On the role of subducting oceanic plateaus in the development of shallow flat subduction. Tectonophysics 352(3-4): 317-333.
  • van Hunen, J.,, van den Berg, A.P., & Vlaar, N.J. (2002). The impact of the South-American plate motion and the Nazca Ridge subduction on the flat subduction below South Peru. Geophysical Research Letters 29(14).
  • Cizkova, H.,, van Hunen, J.,, van den Berg, A.P., & Vlaar, N.J. (2002). The influence of rheological weakening and yield stress on the interaction of slabs with the 670 km discontinuity. Earth And Planetary Science Letters 199(3-4): 447-457.
  • van Hunen, J.,, van den Berg, A.P., & Vlaar, N.J. (2001). Latent heat effects of the major mantle phase transitions on low-angle subduction. Earth And Planetary Science Letters 190(3-4): 125-135.
  • van Hunen, J.,, van den Berg, A.P., & Vlaar, N.J. (2000). A thermo-mechanical model of horizontal subduction below an overriding plate. Earth And Planetary Science Letters 182(2): 157-169.