15 achievements

Putirka, Keith D.

College of Science and Mathematics » Department of Earth & Environmental Science
Armienti, P., Perinelli, C., & Putirka, K.  (2010). An empirical hygrometer for trachybasaltic melts: Applications to the kinetics of magma ascent at Mt. Etna. Presented at European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria .
Busby, C., Putirka, K., Hagan, J., Koerner1, A., & Melossh, B.  (2009). Controls of Extension on Miocene Arc magmatism in the central Sierra Nevada.  AGU fall meeting.
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Busby, C., & Putirka, K.  (2009). Cretaceous-Cenozoic landscape evolution of the SW USA: evidence from Cenozoic paelocanyon fill in the central Sierra Nevada.  International Geology Review. 670-701.
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Busby, C., Hagan, J., Gans, P., Rood, D., DeOreo, S., Putirka, K., ... Skilling, I.  (2008). The ancestral cascades arc: Cenozoic evolution of the central Sierra Nevada (California) and the birth of the new plate boundary.  Geological Society of America.
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Du Bray, E., John, D., Putirka, K., & Cousens, B.  (2009). Geochemical database for igneous rocks of the ancestral Cascades arc-southern segment, California and Nevada.  U.S. Geological Survey Digital Data Series.
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Garrison, N., Busby, C., Gans, P., Putirka, K., & Wagner, D.  (2008). A mantle plume beneath California? The mid-Miocene Lovejoy flood basalt, northern California.  Geological Society of America. 551-572.
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Gorny, C., Busby, C., Pluhar, C., Hagan, J., & Putirka, K.  (2009). An in-depth look atdistal Sierra Nevada paleochannel fill drill cores through the Table Mountain Latite near Kings Ferry.  International Geology Review. 824-842.
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Hagan, J., Busby, C., & Putirka, K.  (2009). Controls of extension on climactic arc Magmatism: Ebbetts Pass-Carson Pass Area. Presented at Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Sierra Nevada, CA.
Hagan, J., Busby, C., Putirka, K., & Renne, P.  (2009). Cenozoic paleocanyon evolution, ancestral Cascades arc volcanism, and structure of the Hope Valley - Carson Pass Region, Sierra Nevada, California.  International Geology Reviews. 777-823.
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Koerner, A., Busby, C., Putirka, K., & Pluhar, C.  (2009). New evidence for alternating effusive and explosive eruptions from the type section of the Stanislaus Group in the “Cataract” paleocanyon, central Sierra Nevada.  International Geology Review. 51(9), 962-985.
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Putirka, K., & Busby, C.  (2009). On the Contrasts Between Basin and Range and Cascade Magmatism, & the Timing of Cordilleran Lithosphere Degradation. Presented at AGU fall meeting.
Putirka, K.  (2008). Excess Temperatures at Ocean Islands: Implications for Mantic Layering and Convection.  Geology. 283-286.
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Putirka, K., Perfit, M., Ryerson, F., & Jackson, M.  (2007). Ambient and excess mantle temperatures, olivine thermometry, and active vs. passive upwelling.  Chemical Geology. 241(3), 177.
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Putirka, K.  (2005). Igneous thermometers and barometers based on plagioclase + liquid equilibria: test of some existing models and new calibrations.  American Mineralogist. 336-346.
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Putirka, K.  (2005). Mantle potential temperatures at Hawaii, Iceland and the mid-ocean ridge system, as inferred from olivine phenocrysts: Evidence for thermally-driven mantle plumes.  Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 6(5).
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