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Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences - USRG

U-Series Research Group

Publications (since 1996)

In press

Suresh, P.O., Dosseto, A., Hesse, P.P., Handley, H.K. (submitted in revised format). Very long hillslope transport timescales determined from uranium-series isotopes in river sediments from a large, tectonically stable catchment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.


Murphy, M.,J., Striling, C.H., Kaltenbach, A., Turner, S.P., and Schaefer, B.F., 2014. Fractionation of 238U/235U by reduction during low temperature uranium mineralization processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 388, 306-317.

Vernon, RH., and Turner, S.P., 2014. Multiple growth twinning of K-feldspar in hypersolvus granite. In: Whitmore, F.D. and Escamilla (eds.) Feldspar: Mineral compsotion, Geology and Petrogenesis Significance. Nova Science Publishers, N.Y..

Turner, S., Rushmer, T., Reagan, M., and Moyen, J.-F., 2014. Heading down early on? Start of subduction on Earth? Geology, 42, 139-142.

Foley, F., Rushmer, T., Adam, J., and Turner, S., 2014. 10Be, 18O and radiogenic isotopic constraints on the origin of adakitic signatures: a case study from Solander and Little Solander Islands, New Zealand. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology (in press.).

Genske, F.S., Turner, S.P., Beier, C., Chu, M.-F., Tonarini, S., Pearson, N.J., and Haase, K.M., 2014. Lithium and boron isotope systematics in lavas from the Azores islands reveal crustal assimilation. Chemical Geology, 373, 27-36.

Bezard, R., Davidson, J.P., Turner, S., Macpherson, C., Lindsay, J.M., and Boyce, A.J., 2014. Assimilation of sediments embedded in the oceanic arc crust: myth or reality? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 395, 51-60.

Turner, S., Rushmer, T., Reagan, M., and Moyen, J.-F., 2014. Conditions for creation. Australasian Science, July/August, 16-17.

Firth, C., Handley, H., Cronin, S., and Turner, S., 2014. The eruptive history and chemical stratigraphy of a post-caldera, steady-state magma chamber: Yasur volcano, Vanuatu. Bulletin of Volcanology, 76, 837. 

Handley, H.K., Blichert-Toft, J., Gertisser, R., Macpherson, C., Turner, S., Zaennudin, A., Abdurrachman, M. (2014). Insights from Pb and O isotopes into along-arc variations in subduction inputs and crustal assimilation for volcanic rocks in Java, Sunda arc, Indonesia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 139, 205-226. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.04.025

Handley, H., Turner, S. (2014). The frontiers of uranium-series research: uranium-series symposium, Sydney, Australia, 12-14th February 2014. Meeting report. Eos 94, 178. doi: 10.1002/2014EO210006

Suresh, P.O., Dosseto, A., Handley, H.K., Hesse, P.P. (2014). Assessment of a sequential extraction procedure for uranium-series isotope analysis of soils and sediments. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 83, 47-55. doi: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2013.10.013 


Foley, F., Pearson, N., Rushmer, T., Turner, S., and Adam, J., 2013. Magmatic evolution and magma mixing of Quaternary Adakitic rocks at Solander and Little Solander Island, New Zealand. Journal of Petrology, 54, 703-744.

Davidson, J., Turner, S., and Plank, T., 2013. Dy/Dy*: variations arising from mantle sources and petrogenetic processes. Journal of Petrology, 54, 525-538.

Genske, F., Beier, C., Haase, K.M., Turner, S. P., Krumm, S., and Brandl, A., 2013. Oxygen isotopes in the Azores islands: crustal assimilation recorded in olivine. Geology, 41, 491-494.

Pankhurst, M.J., Schaefer, B.F., Turner, S.P., Argles, T., and Wade, C.E., 2013. The source of A-type magmas in two contrasting settings: U-Pb, Lu-Hf and Re-Os isotopic constraints. Chemical Geology, 351, 175-194.

Dosseto, A., and Turner, S., 2013. Reappraisal of uranium-series isotope data in Kamchatka lavas: implications for continental arc magma genesis. In: Orogenic Andesites and Crustal Growth. Eds: A. Gómez-Tuena, S. M. Strauband G. F. Zellmer. Special Publications 385, Geological Society, London, 385, 103-116.

McGee, L. E., Smith, I.E.M., Millet, M.-A., Handley, H.K., Lindsay, J.M. (2013). Asthenospheric control of melting processes in a monogenetic basaltic system: A case study of the Auckland Volcanic Field, New Zealand. Journal of Petrology 54, 2125-2153. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egt043.

Handley, H.K. (2013). Ticking Bombs: The Triggering of Explosive Volcanic Eruptions. Journal of the Science Teachers’ Association of New South Wales, Science Education News 62, 242-247.

Suresh, P.O., Dosseto, A., Hesse, P.P., Handley, H.K. (2013). Soil formation rates determined from uranium-series isotope disequilibria in soil profiles from the south-eastern Australian highlands. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 379, 26-37. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.08.004

Handley, H.K., Turner, S., Dosseto, A., Haberlah, D., Afonso, J.C., (2013). Considerations for U-series dating of sediments: insights from the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Chemical Geology, 340, 40-48. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.12.003.

Turner, M., Reagan, M., Turner, S., Sparks, S., Handley, H.K., Girard, G., Suh, C.E. (2013). Timescales of magma degassing: insights from U-series disequilibria, Mount Cameroon, West Africa. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 262, 38-46.doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2013.06.003.

Handley, H.K., Turner, S., Afonso, J.C., Dosseto, A., Cohen, T. (2013). Sediment residence times constrained by uranium-series isotopes: a critical appraisal of the comminution approach. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 103, 245-262. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.047. 


Caulfield, J., Turner, S., Arculus, R., Dale, C., Jenner, F., Pearce, J., Macpherson, C., Handley, H. (2012). Mantle flow, volatiles, slab-surface temperatures and melting dynamics in the north Tonga arc - Lau back-arc basin. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, B11209. doi: 10.1029/2012JB009526.

Handley, H.K., Turner, S. (2012). Book review of "Frontiers in Geochemistry: contribution of geochemistry to the study of the Earth", eds. R.S. Harmon and A. Parker. American Mineralogist 97, 2075-2076. doi:10.2138/am.2012.594

Turner, S., Caulfield, J., Rushmer, T., Turner, M., Cronin, S., Smith, I., Handley, H. (2012). Magma evolution in the primitive, intra-oceanic Tonga arc: rapid petrogenesis of dacites at Fonualei volcano. Journal of Petrology 53, 1231-1253. doi:10.1093/petrology/egs005

Gertisser, R., Self, S., Thomas, L., Handley, H.K., van Carlsteren, P., Wolff, J.A. (2012). Processes and timescales of magma genesis and differentiation leading to the great Tambora eruption in 1815. Journal of Petrology 53, 271-297. doi: 10.1093/petrology/egr062 

Turner, S., Caulfield, J., Turner, M., van Keken, P., Maury, R., Sandiford, M., and Prouteau, G., 2012. Recent contribution of both sediments and fluids to the mantle volatile budget. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/NGEO1325.

Caulfield, J.T., Turner, S.P., Smith, I.E.M., Cooper, L.B., and Jenner, G.A., 2012. Magma evolution in a primitive, intra-oceanic arc setting. I Petrogenesis of basaltic-andesites at Tofua volcano, Tonga. Journal of Petrology 53, 1197-1230.

Beier, C., Haase, K.M., and Turner, S.P., 2012. Conditions of melting beneath ocean islands. Lithos 144, 1-11.

Turner, S., Reagan, M., Vigier, N., and Bourdon, B., 2012. Origins of 210Pb-226Ra disequilibria in basalts – fresh insights from the 1978 Asal Rift eruption. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2012GC004173.

Savage, P.S., Georg, R.B., Williams, H.M., Turner, S., Halliday, A.N. and Chappell, B.W., 2012. The silicon isotope composition of granitoid rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 92, 184-202.

Genske, F., Turner, S., Beier, C., and Schaefer, B., 2012. The petrology and geochemistry of Azores lavas on Flores and Corvo. Journal of Petrology, 53, 1673-1708.

Cunningham, H., Gill, J. Turner, S., Edwards, L., and Day, S., 2012. Rapid magmatic processes accompany arc-continent collision: the westerns Bismarck arc, Papua New Guinea. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 164, 789-804.


Handley, H.K., Turner, S., Berlo, K., Beier, C., Saal, A. (2011). Insights into the Galápagos plume from Uranium-series isotopes of recently erupted basalts. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G3) 12, Q0AC14. doi:10.1029/ 2011GC003676.

Heyworth, Z., Knesel, K.M., Turner, S.P., and Arculus, R.J., 2011. Trench-parallel flow in supra-slab mantle beneath Vanuatu. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 168, 265-271.

Turner, M.B., Cronin, S.J., Bebbington, M., Smith, I.E.M., Stewart, R.B., 2011. Integrating records of explosive and effusive activity from proximal and distal sequences: Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. Quaternary International, v. 246, p. 364-373. DOI:10.1016/j.quaint.2011.07.006.

Turner, M.B., Bebbington, M.S., Cronin, S.J., Smith, I.E., Stewart, R.B., 2011. Understanding the magmatic processes that drive eruption variability at Andesitic Volcanoes. A case study from Mt. Taranaki, New Zealand. The Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123; p. 2005-2015. DOI: 10.1130/B30367.1

McGee, L., Beier, C., Smith, I.E.M., and Turner, S., 2011. Dynamics of a small scale basaltic system: a U-Th-Ra study from Rangitoto volcano, Auckland volcanic field, New Zealand. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162, 547-563.

Turner, S., Beier, C., Niu, Y., and Cook, C., 2011. U-Th-Ra disequilibria and the extent of off-axis volcanism across the East Pacific Rise at 9º30’N, 10º30’N and 11º20’N. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2010GC003403.

Caulfield, J.T., Cronin, S.J., and Turner, S.P., 2011. Explosive eruptions and ignimbrite emplacement from a mafic arc volcano: the Tofua ignimbrite, Tonga. Bulletin of Volcanology, doi:10.1007/s00445-011-0477-9.

Martin, L.A.J., Wood, B.J., Turner, S., and Rushmer, R., 2011. Experimental constraints on trace element partitioning between lawsonite, zoisite and fluid. Journal of Petrology, doi:10.1093/petrology/egr018.

Pankhurst, M.J., Vernon, R.H., Turner, S.P., Schaefer, B.F., and Foden, J.D., 2011. Contrasting Sr and Nd isotopic behaviour during magma mingling; new insights from the Mannum A-type granite. Lithos, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.07.005.

Handley, H.K., Turner, S., Macpherson, C.G., Gertisser, R., Davidson, J.P. (2011) Hf-Nd isotope and trace element constraints on subduction inputs at island arcs: limitations of Hf anomalies and Sm/Hf ratios as input indicators. Earth and Planetary Sciences 304, 212-223. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.034


Price, R.C., Turner, S., Cook, C., Hobden, B., Smith, I.E.M., Gamble, J.A., Handley, H.K., Maas, R., Möbis, A. (2010). Crustal and mantle influences and U-Th-Ra disequilibrium in andesitic lavas of Ngauruhoe volcano, New Zealand. Chemical Geology 277, 355-373. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.08.021.

Handley, H.K., Macpherson, C.G., Davidson, J.P. (2010). Geochemical and Sr-O isotopic constraints on magmatic differentiation at Gede Volcanic Complex, West Java, Indonesia. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 159, 885-908. doi: 10.1007/s00410-009-0460-z.

Dosseto, A., Hesse, P., Mahar, K., Fryirs, K., and Turner, S., 2010. Climatic control of continental erosion via climate-induced vegetation shifts. Geology, 38, 395-398.

Beier, C., Turner, S.P., Plank, T., and White, W., 2010. A preliminary assessment of the symmetry of source composition and melting dynamics across the Azores plume. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2009GC002833.

Regelous, M., Gamble, J., and Turner, S., 2010. Mechanism and timing of Pb transport from subducted oceanic crust and sediment to the mantle source of arc lavas. Chemical Geology, 273, 46-54.

Dosseto, A., Turner, S. and Van Orman, J. (eds) Timescales of magmatic processes: from core to atmosphere. Wiley-Blackwell, 264 p.

Turner, S., and Bourdon, B., 2010. Melt transport from the mantle to the crust – U-series isotopes. In, Dosseto, A., Turner, S. and Van Orman, J. (eds) Timescales of magmatic processes: from core to atmosphere. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 102-115.

Dosseto, A., Turner, S., Costa, F., and Van Orman, J., 2010. Introduction to the timescales of magmatic processes. In, Dosseto, A., Turner, S. and Van Orman, J. (eds) Timescales of magmatic processes: from core to atmosphere. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 1-8.

Dosseto, A., and Turner, S., 2010. Magma cooling and differentiation – Uranium-series isotopes. In, Dosseto, A., Turner, S. and Van Orman, J. (eds) Timescales of magmatic processes: from core to atmosphere. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 160-180.

Beier, C., Turner, S., Sinton, J., and Gill, J., 2010. Influence of subducted components on back-arc melting dynamics in the Manus Basin. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2010GC003037.

Berlo, K., and Turner, S., 2010. Origins of 210Pb-226Ra disequilibria in young volcanic rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 296, 155-164.

Turner, S., Sandiford, M., Reagan, M., Hawkesworth, C., and Hildreth, W., 2010. The origins of large volume, compositionally-zoned volcanic eruptions – new U-series isotope and numerical thermal modeling constraints on the 1912 Katmai-Novarupta eruption. Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, doi:10.1029/2009JB007195.

Zhang, G.-L., Zeng, Z.-G., Beier, C., Yin, X.-B., and Turner, S., 2010. Generation and evolution of magma beneath the East Pacific Rise: constraints from U-series disequilibrium and plagioclase-hosted melt inclusions. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 193, 1-17.


Cunningham, H.S., Turner, S.P., Dosseto, A., Patia, H. & Eggins, S. Temporal Variations in U-series Disequilibria in an Active Caldera, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Petrology. 50(3), 507-529.
Abstract | doi:10.1093/petrology/egp009

Turner, S., and Rushmer, T., 2009. Similarities between mantle-derived A-type granites and voluminous rhyolites in continental flood basalt provinces. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 100, 51-60.

Haines, P.W., Turner, S.P., Foden, J.D., and Jago, J.B., 2009. Implications of geochemical and Nd isotope data for stratigraphy and provenance of the Cambrian Kanmantoo Group, South Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 56, 1095-1110.

DuFrane, S.A., Turner, S., Dosseto, A., and van Soest, M., 2009. Reappraisal of fluid and sediment contributions to Lesser Antilles magmas. Chemical Geology, 265, 272-278.

Wood, B, and Turner, S., 2009. Origin of primitive high-Mg andesite: constraints from natural examples and experiments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 283, 59-66.

Turner, S., Handler, M., Bindeman, I., and Suzuki, K., 2009. New insights into O-Hf-Os isotope signatures in arc lavas from Tonga-Kermadec. Chemcial Geology, 266, 196-202.

Turner, S., Haines, P., Foster, D., Powell, R., Sandiford, M., and Offler, R., 2009. Did the Delamerian Orgeny start in the Neoproterozoic? Journal of Geology, 117, 575-583.

Cunningham, H.S., Turner, S.P., Patia, H., Wysoczanski, R., Nichols, A.R.L., Eggins, S., and Dosseto, A., 2009. (210Pb/226Ra) variation during 1994-2001 intracaldera volcanism at Rabaul caldera. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 184, 416-426.


Beier, C., Haase, K.M., Abouchami, W., Krienitz, M.-S., & Hauff, F. (2008): Magma genesis by rifting of oceanic lithosphere above anomalous mantle: the Terceira rift, Azores. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9, Q12013.
Abstract | doi:10.1029/2008GC002112

Caulfield, J.T., Turner, S., Dosseto, A., Pearson, N.J. & Beier, C. (2008): Source depletion and extent of melting in the Tongan sub-arc mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 273, (3-4), 279-288.
Abstract | doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.040

Dosseto, A., Turner, S.P. & Chappell, J. (2008): The evolution of weathering profiles through time: new insights from uranium-series isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 274, (3-4). 359-371
Abstract | doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.07.050

Beier, C., Rushmer, T. & Turner, S.P. (2008): Heat sources for mantle plumes. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9, Q06002(6).
Abstract | doi:10.1029/2007GC001933

Dosseto, A., Turner, S.P., Sandiford M. & Davidson, J. Uranium-series isotope and thermal constraints on the rate and depth of silicic magma genesis, in: C. Annen, G. Zellmer, (Eds), Dynamics of crustal magma transfer, storage and differentiation, Special Publications 304, Geological Society, London, pp. 169-181.
Abstract | doi: 10.1144/SP304.9

Sims, K.W., Gill, J., Dosseto, A., Hoffmann, D.L., Lundstrom, C., Williams, R., Ball, L., Tollstrup, D., Turner, S., Prytulak, J., Glessner, J., Standish, J. & Elliott, T. An inter-laboratory assessment of the Th isotopic composition of synthetic and rock standards. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research. 32(1), 65-91.
Abstract | doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2008.00870.x

Dosseto, A., Bourdon, B. & Turner, S.P. (2008). Uranium-series isotopes in river materials: insights into the timescales of erosion and sediment transport. "Frontiers" article. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 265(1-2), 1-17.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.10.023 | PDF |

Regelous, M., Turner, S., Falloon, T.J., Taylor, P., Gamble, J. and Green, T., 2008. Mantle melting conditions during the genesis of basalts erupted at Niuafo’ou volcano, northern Lau back-arc basin. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 156, 103-118.

Finney, B., Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Larson, J., Nye, C., George, R., Bindemann, I., and Eichelberger, J., 2008. Magmatic differentiation at an island-arc caldera: Okmok volcano, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Journal of Petrology, 49, 857-884.

Reagan, M.K., Turner, S., Legg, M., Sims, K.W.W., and Hards, V.L., 2008. 238U- and 232Th-decay series constraints on the timescales of crystal fractionation to produce the phonolite erupted in 2004 near Tristan da Cunha, South Atlantic Ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 4367-4378.

Petford, N., Koenders, M.A., and Turner, S., 2008. Channelised melt flow in downwelling mantle: implications for 226Ra-210Pb disequilibria in arc magmas. Journal of Geophysical Research 113, doi:10.1029/2007JB005563.

Beier, C., Rushmer, T., Turner, S., Widom, E., Franca, Z., 2008. Plumes and their role in whole mantle convection and recycling. GSA Today, 18: 46.

Handley, H.K., Turner, S.P., Smith, I.E.M., Stewart, R.B., Cronin, S.J. (2008). Rapid timescales of differentiation and evidence for crustal contamination at intra-oceanic arcs: geochemical and U-Th-Ra-Sr-Nd isotopic constraints from Lopevi Volcano, Vanuatu, SW Pacific. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 273, 184-194. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.032.

Handley, H.K., Davidson, J.P., Macpherson, C.G. (2008). Untangling differentiation in arc lavas: constraints from unusual minor and trace element variations at Salak Volcano, Indonesia. Chemical Geology 255, 360-376. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.07.


Turner, S., Tonarini, S., Bindeman, I., Leeman, W.P., & Schaefer, B.F. (2007). Boron and oxygen isotope evidence for recycling of subducted components over the past 2.5 Gyr. Nature . 447, 702-705
Abstract | doi: 10.1038/nature05898 |

Nielsen, S.G., Rehkämper, M., Brandon, A.D., Norman, M.D., Turner, S. & O'Reilly, S.Y. (2007).Thallium isotopes in Iceland and Azores lavas - Implications for the role of altered crust and mantle geochemistry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 264, 332-345
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.10.008 |

Turner, S., Sims, K., Reagan, M. & Cook, C. (2007). A 210Pb-226Ra-230Th-238U study of Klyuchevskoy and Bezymianny volcanoes, Kamchatka. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta . 71, 4771-4785
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.08.006 |

Davidson, J., Turner, S., Handley, H., Macpherson, C. & Dosseto, A. (2007). Amphibole "sponge" in arc crust? Geology. 35, 787-790.
Abstract | doi: 10.1130%2FG23637A.1  |

Heyworth, Z., Turner, S., Schaefer, B., Wood, B., George, R., Berlo, K., Cunningham, H., Price, R., Cook, C. & Gamble, J. (2007). 238U-230Th-226Ra-210Pb constraints on the genesis of high-Mg andesites at White Island, New Zealand. Chemical Geology. 243, 105-121.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.05.012 |

Toothill, J., Williams, C.A., Macdonald, R., Turner, S.P., Hawkesworth, C.J., Rogers, N.W. & Jerram, D. (2007). A complex petrogenesis for an arc magmatic suite, St Kitts, Lesser Antilles volcanic. Journal of Petrology. 48,3-42.
Abstract | doi: 10.1093/petrology/egl052 |

Price, R.C., George, R., Gamble, J., Turner, S., Smith, I., Cook, C., Hobden, B. & Dosseto, A. (2007). U-Th-Ra fractionation during crustal-level andesite formation at Ruapehu volcano, New Zealand. Chemical Geology. 244, 437-451.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.07.001 |

Demidjuk, Z., Turner, S., Sandiford, M., George, R., Foden, J. & Etheridge, M. (2007). U-series isotope and geodynamic constraints on mantle melting processes beneath the Newer Volcanic Province in South Australia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters . 261, 517-533
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.07.006  |

Handley, H.K., Macpherson, C. G., Davidson, J. P., Berlo, K. & Lowry, D. (2007). Constraining Fluid and Sediment Contributions to Subduction-Related Magmatism in Indonesia: Ijen Volcanic Complex. Journal of Petrology 48 (6), 1155-1183.
Abstract | doi: 10.1093/petrology/egm013 |

Zellmer, G.F. & Turner, S.P. (2007). Mafic enclaves in intermediate arc lavas: insights into processes and timescales from U-Th disequilibria. Lithos. 95, 346-362.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2006.08.002 |


Dosseto, A., Bourdon, B., Gaillardet, J., Allègre, C.J. & Filizola, N. (2006). Timescale and conditions of chemical weathering under tropical climate: Study of the Amazon basin with U-series. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 246, 718-431.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.06.033 | PDF |

Dosseto, A., Turner, S.P. & Douglas, G.B. (2006). Uranium-series isotopes in colloids and suspended sediments: Timescale for sediment production and transport in the Murray--Darling River system. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 70, 71-89.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.06.033 |

Dosseto, A., Bourdon, B., Gaillardet, J., Maurice-Bourgoin, L. & Allègre, C.J. (2006). Weathering and transport of sediments in the Bolivian Andes: time constraints from uranium-series isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 248, 759-771.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.06.027 |

Turner, S., Regelous, M., Hawkesworth, C. & Rostami, K. (2006). Partial melting processes above subducting plates: constraints from 231Pa-235U disequilibria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta . 70, 480-503.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.09.004 |

Garrison, J., Davidson, J., Reid, M. & Turner, S. (2006). Source versus differentiation controls on U-series disequilibria: insights from Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 244, 548-565.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.02.013 |

Berlo, K., Turner, S., Black, S., Hawkesworth, C. & Blundy, J. (2006). Tracing magma degassing prior to eruption using (210Pb/226Ra) disequilibria in volcanic deposits of the 1980-1986 eruptions of Mount St Helens. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 249, 337-349.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.02.013 |

Bourdon, B., Ribe, N.M., Stracke, A., Saal, A.E. & Turner, S.P. (2006). Insights inro the dynamics of mantle plumes from uranium-series geochemistry. Nature. 444, 713-717.
Abstract | doi: 10.1038/nature05341 |




Bourdon, B., Turner, S. & Ribe, N.M. (2005). Partial melting and upwelling rates beneath the Azores from a U-series isotope perspective. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 239, 42-56.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.08.008 |

George, R., Turner, S., Morris, J., Plank, T., Hawkesworth, C. & Ryan, J. (2005). Pressure-temperature-time paths of sediment recycling beneath the Tonga-Kermadec arc. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 233, 195-211.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.08.008 |

McDermott, F., Delfin, F.G., Defant, M.J., Turner, S. & Maury, R. (2005). The petrogenesis of magmas from Mt. Bulusan and Mayon in the Bicol arc, the Philippines. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 150, 652-670.
Abstract | doi: 10.1007/s00410-005-0042-7 |

Turner, S.P. (2005). Some remarks on magmatic processes beneath island arc volcanoes. Advances in Science, Earth Sciences. Imperial College Press.

Vigier, N., Bourdon, B., Lewin, E., Dupre, B., Turner, S., van Calsteren, P. & Allègre, C. (2005). Mobility of U-series nuclides during basalt weathering: an example from the Deccan Traps (India). Chemical Geology. 219, 69-91.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2005.02.010  |

Zellmer, G.F., Annen, C., Charlier, B.L.A., George, R.M.M., Turner, S.P. & Hawkesworth, C.J. (2005). Magma evolution and ascent at volcanic arcs: constraining petrogenetic processes through rates and chronologies. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 140 171-191.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2004.07.020  |


Berlo, K., Blundy, J., Turner, S., Cashman, K., Hawkesworth, C. & Black, S. (2004). Geochemical precursors to volcanic activity at Mount St. Helens, U.S.A. Science. 306. 1167-1169.
Abstract | doi: 10.1126/science.1103869  |

Berlo, K., Turner, S., Blundy, J. & Hawkesworth, C. (2004). The extent of U-series disequilibria produced during partial melting of the lower crust with implications for the formation of the Mount St. Helens dacites. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 148. 122-130.
Abstract | doi: 10.1007/s00410-004-0590-2  |

George, R., Reagan, M., Turner, S., Gill, J. & Bourdon, B. (2004). Comment on ?Steady-state 226Ra/230Th disequilibrium in mantle minerals: Implications for melt transport rates in island arcs? by M.D. Feineman and D.J. DePaolo [Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 215 (2003) 339-355]. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 228, 563-567.
doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2004.10.021  |

George, R., Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Nye, C., Bacon, C., Stelling, P. & Dreher, S. (2004). Chemical versus temporal controls on the evolution of tholeiitic and calc-alkaline magmas at two volcanoes in the Aleutian arc. Journal of Petrology. 45, 203-219.
Abstract | doi: 10.1093/petrology/egg086  |

Hawkesworth, C., George, R., Turner, S. & Zellmer, G. (2004). Timescales of magmatic processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (Frontiers). 218. 1-16.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00634-4  |

Regelous, M., Turner, S.P., Elliott, T.R., Rostami, K. & Hawkesworth, C.J. (2004). Measurement of femotgram quantities of Pa in rock samples by multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry. 76, 3584-3589.
Abstract | doi: 10.1021/ac030374l  |

Turner, S., Black, S. & Berlo, K. (2004). 210Pb-226Ra and 232Th-228Ra systematics in young arc lavas: implications for magma degassing and ascent rates. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 227. 1-16.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2004.08.017  |


Bourdon, B., Henderson, G., Lundstrom, C. & Turner, S., 2003. Uranium series geochemistry. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. 52. 656 pp.

Bourdon, B., Turner, S., Henderson, G. & Lundstrom, C. (2003). Introduction to U-series geochemistry. In: Bourdon, B., Henderson, G., Lundstrom, C., Turner, S. (eds) Uranium series geochemistry. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. 52. 1-21.

Turner, S., Bourdon, B. & Gill, J. (2003). Insights into magma genesis at convergent margins from U-series isotopes. In: Bourdon, B., Henderson, G., Lundstrom, C., Turner, S., (eds) Uranium series geochemistry. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry. 52. 255-315.

Bourdon, B., Turner, S. & Dosseto, A. (2003). Dehydration and partial melting in subduction zones: constraints from U-series disequilibria. Journal of Geophysical Research. 108 (B6). 2291
Abstract | doi: 10.1029/2002JB001839  |

Dosseto A., Bourdon B., Joron J. L. & Dupré B. (2003) U-Th-Pa-Ra study of the Kamchatka arc: new constraints on the genesis of arc lavas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 67. 2857-2877.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(03)00086-3  |

George, R., Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Morris, J., Nye, C., Ryan, J. & Zheng, S.-H. (2003). Melting processes and fluid and sediment transport rates along the Alaska-Aleutian arc from an integrated U-Th-Ra-Be isotope study. Journal of Geophysical Research. 108 (B5), 2252.
Abstract | doi: 10.1029/2002JB001916  |

Hawkesworth, C., George, R., Turner, S. & Zellmer, G. (2003). Estimating the time scales of magmatic processes, in Melt Inclusions in volcanic systems: Methods, applications and Problems. De Vivo B. and Bodnar J. R., (Eds). Series "Developments in Volcanology". Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, pp. 23-44.

Turner, S., Foden, J., George, R., Evans, P., Varne, R., Elburg, M. & Jenner, G. (2003). Rates and processes of potassic magma generation at Sangeang Api volcano, east Sunda arc, Indonesia. Journal of Petrology. 44, 491-515.
Abstract | 

Turner, S., George, R., Jerram, D., Carpenter, N. & Hawkesworth, C. (2003). Case studies of plagioclase growth and residence times in island arc lavas from Tonga and the Lesser Antilles and Tonga, and a model to reconcile discordant age information. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 214, 279-294.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00376-5  |


Turner, S.P. (2002). On the time scales of magmatism at island arc volcanoes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, 360, 2853-2871.
Abstract | doi: 10.1098/rsta.2002.1060  |


Hawkesworth, C., Turner, S., Blake, S. & Thomas, L. (2001). Magma differentiation rates: combining isotopic constraints and thermal models. EOS. 82, 261-265.

Turner, S., Evans, P. & Hawkesworth, C. (2001). Ultra-fast source-to-surface movement of melt at island arcs from 226Ra-230Th systematics. Science. 292, 1363-1366.
Abstract | doi:10.1126/science.1059904  |

Turner, S. & Foden, J. (2001). U-Th-Ra disequilibria, Sr-Nd-Pb isotope and trace element variations in Sunda arc lavas: predominance of a subducted sediment component. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 142, 43-57.
Abstract | doi: 10.1007/s004100100271  |

Turner, S., van Calsteren, P., Vigier, N. & Thomas, L. (2001). Determination of thorium and uranium isotope ratios in low-concentration geological materials using a fixed multicollector ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy. 16, 612-615.
Abstract | doi: 10.1039/b008351h  |

Vigier, N., Bourdon, B., Turner, S. & Allègre, C. (2001). Erosion timescales derived from U-decay series measurements in rivers. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 193, 549-563.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0012-821X(01)00510-6  |


Hawkesworth, C., Blake, S., Evans, P., Hughes, R., Macdonald, R., Thomas, L., Turner, S. & Zellmer, G. (2000). The time scales of crystal fractionation in magma chambers - integrating physical, isotopic and geochemical perspectives. Journal of Petrology. 41, 991-1006.
Abstract | 

Turner, S., Blundy, J., Wood, B. & Hole, M. (2000). Large 230Th-excesses in basalts produced by partial melting of spinel lherzolite. Chemical Geology. 162, 127-136.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0009-2541(99)00127-8  |

Turner, S., Bourdon, B., Hawkesworth, C. & Evans, P. (2000). 226Ra-230Th evidence for multiple dehydration events, rapid melt ascent and the time scales of differentiation beneath the Tonga-Kermadec island arc. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 179, 581-593.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0012-821X(00)00141-2  |

Turner, S.P., George, R.M.M., Evans, P.J., Hawkesworth, C.J. & Zellmer, G.F. (2000). Time scales of magma formation, ascent and storage beneath subduction zone volcanoes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, 358, 1443-1464.
Abstract | doi: 10.1098/rsta.2000.0598  |

Zellmer, G., Turner, S. & Hawkesworth, C. (2000). Timescales of destructive plate margin magmatism: new insights from Santorini, Aegean volcanic arc. Earth Planetary Science Letters. 174, 265-281.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0012-821X(99)00266-6  |


Bourdon, B., Turner, S. & Allègre, C. (1999). Melting dynamics beneath the Tonga-Kermadec island arc inferred from 231Pa-235U systematics. Science. 286, 2491-2493.
Abstract | doi:10.1126/science.286.5449.2491  |

Thomas, L.T., Hawkesworth, C.J., van Calsteren, P., Turner, S.P. & Rogers, N.W. (1999). Melt generation beneath ocean islands: a U-Th-Ra isotope study from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta . 63, 4081-4099.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(99)00310-5  |

Turner, S.P., Peate, D.W., Hawkesworth, C.J., Eggins, S.M. & Crawford, A.J. (1999). Two mantle domains and the time scales of fluid transfer beneath the Vanuatu arc. Geology. 27, 963-966.
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Heath, E., Turner, S.P., Macdonald, R., Hawkesworth, C.J. & van Calsteren, P. (1998). Long magma residence times at an island arc volcano (Soufriere, St. Vincent) in the Lesser Antilles: evidence from 238U-230Th isochron dating. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 160, 49-63.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0012-821X(98)00084-3  |

Turner, S., McDermott, F., Hawkesworth, C. & Kepzhinskas, P. (1998). A U-series study of Kamchatka and the Aleutians: constraints on source composition and melting conditions. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology. 133, 217-234.
Abstract | doi: 10.1007/s004100050449  |


Hawkesworth, C.J., Turner, S.P., McDermott, F., Peate, D.W. & van Calsteren, P. (1997). U-Th isotopes in arc magmas: implications for element transfer from the subducted crust. Science. 276, 551-555.
Abstract | doi:10.1126/science.276.5312.551  |

Hawkesworth, C., Turner, S., Peate, D., McDermott, F. & van Calsteren, P. (1997). Elemental U and Th variations in island arc rocks: implications for U-series isotopes. Chemical Geology. 139, 207-221.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0009-2541(97)00036-3  |

Turner, S. & Hawkesworth, C. (1997). Constraints on flux rates and mantle dynamics beneath island arcs from Tonga-Kermadec lava geochemistry. Nature. 389, 568-573.
Abstract | doi: 10.1038/39257  |

Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Rogers, N., Bartlett, J., Worthington, T., Hergt, J., Pearce, J. & Smith, I. (1997). 238U-230Th disequilibria, magma petrogenesis and flux rates beneath the depleted Tonga-Kermadec island arc. Geochimica et Cosmochimic Acta. 61, 4855-4884.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(97)00281-0  |

Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Rogers, N. & King, P. (1997). U-Th isotope disequilibria and ocean island basalt generation in the Azores. Chemical Geology. 139, 145-164.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/S0009-2541(97)00031-4  |


Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Macdonald, R., Black, S. & van Calsteren, P. (1996). U-series isotopes and destructive plate margin magma genesis in the Lesser Antilles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 142, 191-207.
Abstract | doi: 10.1016/0012-821X(96)00078-7  |


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