Paul J Tackley: Bibliography

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Submitted

Crameri, F. and P. J. Tackley, Parameters controlling dynamically self-consistent plate tectonics and single-sided subduction in global models of mantle convection, J. Geophys. Res.

Dorn, C. A. Khan, K. Heng, Y. Alibert, W. Benz, J.A.D. Connolley and P.J.Tackley, Can we constrain interior structure of rocky exoplanets and mass and radius measurements? Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Petersen, R. I., D. Stegman and P.J. Tackley, A regime diagram of mobile lid convection with plate-like behavior, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter..

Leone, G., P. J. Tackley, T. V. Gerya, D. May and G. Zhu, 3-D simulations of the southern polar giant impact hypothesis for the origin of the martian dichotomy, Geophys. Res. Lett.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley, On the origin of long-wavelength structure in compressible mantle convection simulations with plate-like behavior in a 3-D spherical shell, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.

Deschamps, F., Y. Li and P. J. Tackley, Large-scale thermo-chemical structure of the deep mantle: observations and models of dynamics, Springer Monograph

Accepted

Tackley, P. J., Mantle Geochemical Geodynamics, in Treatise on Geophysics Second Edition Volume 7: Mantle Dynamics, ed. D. Bercovici and G. Schubert, Elsevier.

Bercovici, D., P. Tackley and Y. Ricard, Mantle dynamics and plate tectonics: From plate-mantle coupling to plate generation, in Treatise on Geophysics Second Edition Volume 7: Mantle Dynamics, ed. D. Bercovici and G. Schubert, Elsevier.

2014

Li, Y., F. Deschamps and P. J. Tackley (2014) Effects of low-viscosity post-perovskite on the stability and structure of primitive reservoirs in the lower mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL061362. link.

Yao, C., F. Deschamps, J. Lowman, C. Sanchez-Valle and P. J. Tackley (2014) Stagnant-lid convection in bottom-heated thin 3-D spherical shells: influence of curvature and implications for dwarf planets and icy moons, J. Geophys. Res. 119, 1895-1913, doi:10.1002/2014JE004653. PDF.

Li, Y., F. Deschamps and P. J. Tackley (2014) The stability and structure of primordial reservoirs in the lower mantle: insight from models of thermo-chemical convection in spherical geometry, Geophys. J. Int., 199(2), 914-930, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu295. PDF.

Crameri, F. and P. J. Tackley, Spontaneous development of arcuate single-sided subduction in global 3-D mantle convection models with a free surface, J. Geophys. Res., 119(7), 5921-5942, doi:10.1001/2014JB010939 (2014). PDF.

Gillmann, C. and P. J. Tackley, Atmosphere/mantle coupling and feedbacks on Venus, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2013JE004505 (2014).PDF.

Bello, L., N. Coltice, T. Rolf and P. J. Tackley, On the predictability limit of convection models of the Earth's mantle, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., doi:10.1002/2014GC005254 (2014). PDF.

Tackley, P. J., M. Ammann, J. P. Brodholt, D. P. Dobson and D. Valencia (2014) Habitable planets: Interior dynamics and long-term evolution, in Formation, Detection and Characterization of Extrasolar Habitable Planets, Proceedings IAU Symposium No. 293, 2012, ed. N. Haghighipour, Cambridge University Press, pp. 339-349, doi:10.1017/S1743921313013136. PDF.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley (2014), Influence of combined primordial layering and recycled MORB on the coupled thermal evolution of Earth's mantle and core, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 15. 619-633, doi:10.1002/2013GC005128. PDF.

Rolf, T., N. Coltice and P. J. Tackley (2014), Statistical cyclicity of the supercontinent cycle, Geophys. Res. Lett. 41, doi:10.1002/2014GL059595. PDF.

Rozel, A., J. Besserer, G. J. Golabek, M. Kaplan, T. W. Becker and P. J. Tackley (2014), Self-consistent generation of single plume state for Enceladus using non-Newtonian rheology, J. Geophys. Res. (2014) PDF.

Coltice, N., T. Rolf and P. J. Tackley, Seafloor spreading evolution in response to continental growth (2014), Geology, doi:10.1130/G35062.1. PDF.

2013

Zhu, G., T. Gerya, P. J. Tackley and E. Kissling, Four dimensional numerical modeling of crustal growth at active margins, J. Geophys. Res.118(9), doi:10.1002/jgrb.50357. PDF.

Coltice, N., M. Seton, T. Rolf, R.D. Müller and P.J. Tackley (2013) Convergence of tectonic reconstructions and mantle convection models for significant fluctuations in seafloor spreading, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 383, 92-100, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.09.032. Link.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley (2013) Implications of high core thermal conductivity on Earth's coupled mantle and core evolution, Geophys. Res. Lett. 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50574. PDF.

Tackley, P. J., M. Ammann, J. P. Brodholt, D. P. Dobson and D. Valencia (2013) Mantle dynamics in super-Earths: Post-perovskite rheology and self-regulation of viscosity, Icarus 225(1), 50-61, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2013.03.013. PDF

Morra, G., R. Geller, S. T. Grilli, S. Karato, S. King, S.-M. Lee, P. J. Tackley, and D. Yuen (2013), Growing understanding of subduction dynamics indicates need to rethink seismic hazards, EOS, Trans. AGU, 94(13), 125-126. link.

Ruedas, T., P. J. Tackley and S. C. Solomon (2013) Thermal and compositional evolution of the martian mantle: Effects of water, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 220, 50-72, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2013.04.006. PDF

Ruedas, T., P. J. Tackley and S. C. Solomon (2013) Thermal and compositional evolution of the martian mantle: Effects of phase transitions and melting, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 216, 32-58, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2012.12.002. PDF

Massmeyer, A., A. Davaille, T. Rolf, P. Tackley and E. Di Giuseppe (2013) Numerical simulation of thermal plumes in a Herschel-Bulkley fluid, J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 195, 32-45, doi:10.1016/j.jnnfm.2012.12.004. PDF

朱桂芝, T. V. Gerya, P. J. Tackley, 三维数值模拟研究俯冲区火山的时空活动性. 地震, vol 33(4), 2013. (in Chinese)

2012

Armann, M. and P. J. Tackley (2012) Simulating the thermo-chemical magmatic and tectonic evolution of Venus' mantle and lithosphere 1. two-dimensional models, J. Geophys. Res. 117, E12003, doi:10.1029/2012JE004231, PDF. Link to article.

Nakagawa, T., P. J. Tackley, F. Deschamps and J. A. D. Connolly (2012) Radial 1-D seismic structures in the deep mantle in mantle convection simulations with self-consistently calculated mineralogy, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.13, Q11002, doi:10.1029/2012GC004325 PDF

Ulvrova, M., S. Labrosse, N. Coltice, P. Raback and P. J. Tackley (2012) Numerical modeling of convection interacting with a melting and solidification front in geodynamics, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 206-207, 51-66. PDF

Rolf, T., N. Coltice and P. J. Tackley (2012) Linking continental drift, plate tectonics and the thermal state of the Earth's mantle, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 351-352. 134-146. PDF

Deschamps, F., L. Cobden and P. J. Tackley (2012) The primitive nature of large low shear-wave velocity provinces, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 349-350, 198-208. PDF

Deschamps, F., C. Yao, P. J. Tackley and C. Sanchez-Valle (2012) High Rayleigh number thermal convection in volumetrically heated spherical shells, J. Geophys. Res. 117, E09006, doi:10.1029/2012JE004090. PDF

Coltice, N., T. Rolf, P. J. Tackley and S. Labrosse (2012) Dynamic causes of the relation between area and age of the ocean floor, Science 336, 6079, 335-338, DOI:10.1126/science.1219120. link.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley, Influence of magmatism on mantle cooling surface heat flow and Urey ratio (2012) Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 329-330, 1-10, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.02.011. PDF.

Crameri, F., H. Schmeling, G. J. Golabek, T. Duretz, R. Orendt, S. Buiter, D. A. May, B. J. P. Kaus, T. V. Gerya and P. J. Tackley (2012) A benchmark comparison of numerical surface topography calculations in geodynamic modelling, Geophys. J. Int. 189, 1, 38-54, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05388.x. PDF.

Crameri F., P. J. Tackley, I. Meilick, T. V. Gerya and B. J. P. Kaus, 2012, A free plate surface and weak oceanic crust produce single-sided subduction on Earth, Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L03306, doi:10.1029/2011GL050046. PDF.

Tackley, P. J. (2012) Dynamics and evolution of the deep mantle resulting from thermal, chemical, phase and melting effects, Earth Science Reviews 110, 1-25, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2011.10.001. PDF.

2011

Deschamps, F., E. Kaminski and P. J. Tackley (2011) The deep origin for the primitive signature of ocean island basalt, Nature Geoscience 4, 879-882, doi:10.1038/ngeo1295. PDF.

Tackley, P. J. (2011) Living dead slabs in 3-D: The dynamics of compositionally-stratified slabs entering a 'slab graveyard' above the core-mantle boundary, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2011.04.013. link to article.

Cammarano, F., P. J. Tackley and L. Boschi (2011) Seismic, petrological and geodynamical constraints on thermal and compositional structure of the upper mantle: global thermo-chemical models, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X-2011.05223.x. PDF.

Furuichi, M., D. A. May and P. J. Tackley (2011) Development of a Stokes flow solver robust to large viscosity jumps using a Schur complement approach with mixed precision arithmetic, J. Comp. Phys., 230, 8835-8851, doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2011.09.007. PDF.

van Heck, H. and P. J. Tackley (2011) Plate tectonics on super-Earths: Equally or more likely than on Earth, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 310(3-4), 252-261. PDF.

Rolf, T., and P. J. Tackley (2011) Focussing of stress by continents in 3D spherical mantle convection with self-consistent plate tectonics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L18301, doi:10.1029/2011GL048677. PDF.

Duretz, T., D. A. May, T. V. Gerya and P. J. Tackley (2011) Discretization errors and free surface stabilization in the finite difference and marker-in-cell method for applied geodynamics: A numerical study, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, Q07004, doi:10.1029/2011GC003533. PDF.

Golabek , G. J., T. Keller, T. V. Gerya, G. Zhu, P. J. Tackley and J. A. D. Connolly (2011) Origin of the Martian dichotomy and Tharsis from a giant impact causing massive magmatism, Icarus 215, 346-357, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2011.06.012. PDF.

Ballmer, M. D., G. Ito, J. van Hunen and P. J. Tackley (2011), Spatial and temporal variability in Hawaiian hotspot volcanism induced by small-scale convection, Nature Geoscience 4, 457-460, doi:10.1038/ngeo1187. PDF.

Della Morra, S., L. Boschi, P. J. Tackley, T. Nakagawa and D. Giardini (2011) Low seismic resolution cannot explain S/P velocity decorrelation in the lower mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L12303, doi:10.1029/2011GL047559. PDF.

Zhu, G., T. V. Gerya, S. Honda, P. J. Tackley and D. A. Yuen (2011) Influences of the buoyancy of partially-molten rock on 3-D plume patterns and melt productivity above retreating slabs, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 185, 3-4, 112-121. PDF.

Lin, J.-R., T. V. Gerya, P. J. Tackley, D. A. Yuen, and G. J. Golabek (2011) Protocore destabilization in planetary embryos formed by cold accretion: Feedbacks from non-Newtonian rheology and energy dissipation, Icarus 213, 1, 24-42. PDF.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley (2011) Effects of low-viscosity post-perovskite on thermo-chemical mantle convection in a 3-D spherical shell (2011) Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L04309, doi:10.1029/2010GL046494. PDF.

2010

BOOK: Computational Methods for Geodynamics, Alik Ismail-Zadeh and Paul J. Tackley, Cambridge University Press, 332pp. (2010)

Morishige, M., S. Honda and P. J. Tackley (2010) Construction of semi-dynamic model of subduction zone with given plate kinematics in 3D sphere, Earth Planets and Space, 62, 665-673. PDF.

Nakagawa, T., P. J. Tackley, F. Deschamps and J. A. D. Connolly (2010) The Influence of MORB and Harzburgite Composition on Thermo-Chemical Mantle Convection in a 3-D Spherical Shell With Self-Consistently Calculated Mineral Physics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 296, 403-412, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.05.026. PDF.

Deschamps, F., P. J. Tackley and T. Nakagawa (2010) Temperature and heat flux scalings for isoviscous thermal convection in spherical geometry, Geophys. J. Int., 182, 137-154, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04637.x. PDF.

Morra, G., D. A. Yuen, L. Boschi, P. Chatelain, P. Koumoutsakos and P. J. Tackley (2010) The fate of slabs interacting with a viscosity hill in mid-mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 180, 3-4, 271-282. PDF.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley (2010) Influence of initial CMB temperature and other parameters on the thermal evolution of Earth's core resulting from thermo-chemical spherical mantle convection, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys. 11, Q06001, 16 pp., doi:10.1029/2010GC003031. PDF (*highlighted* in Nature Geoscience - see here)

Cammarano, F., H. Marquardt, S. Speziale and P. J. Tackley (2010) Role of iron-spin transition for the thermochemical interpretation of the lower mantle: A broad thermochemical transition in the mid mantle?, Geophys. Res. Lett. 37, L03308, doi:10.1029/2009GL041583. PDF.

Samuel, H., P. J. Tackley and M. Evonuk (2010) Heat Partitioning in Terrestrial Planets During Core Formation by Negative Diapirism, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 290 (1-2), 13-19. PDF

Zhu, G., Y. Shi and P. Tackley (2010) Subduction of the western Pacific plate underneath northeast China: Implications of numerical studies, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 178, 92-99. PDF.

Ballmer, M. D., G. Ito, J. van Hunen and P. J. Tackley (2010) Small-scale sublithospheric convection reconciles geochemistry and geochronology of 'superplume' volcanism in the western and south Pacific, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 290(1-2), 224-232, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.12.05. PDF

2009

Golabek, G., T. V. Gerya, R. Ziethe, B. J. P. Kaus, and P. J. Tackley (2009) Rheological controls on the terrestrial core formation mechanism, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q11007, doi:10.1029/2009GC002552. PDF.

Lin, J.-R., T. V. Gerya, P. J. Tackley, D. A. Yuen and G. Golabek (2009) Protocore destabilization during planetary accretion: Influence of a deforming planetary surface, Icarus 204, 732-748, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2009.06.035. PDF

Ballmer, M. D., J. van Hunen, G. Ito, T. A. Bianco and P. J. Tackley (2009) Intraplate volcanism with complex age-distance patterns - a case for small-scale sublithospheric convection, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q06015, doi:10.1029/2009GC002386. PDF.

Keller, T. and P. J. Tackley (2009) Towards self-consistent modelling of the Martian dichotomy: The influence of low-degree convection on crustal thickness distribution, Icarus 202 (2), 429-443. PDF.

Deschamps, F. and P. J. Tackley (2009) Searching for models of thermo-chemical convection that explain probabilistic tomography II - Influence of physical and compositional parameters, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter. 176, 1-18, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2009.03.012. PDF.

Nakagawa, T., P. J. Tackley, F. Deschamps and J. A. D. Connolly (2009) Incorporating self-consistently calculate mineral physics into thermo-chemical mantle convection simulations in a 3D spherical shell and its influence on seismic anomalies in Earth's mantle, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 10, Q03004, doi:10.1029/2008GC002280. PDF.

Morra, G., P. Chatelain, P. Tackley and P. Koumoutsakos (2009) Earth curvature effects on subduction morphology: Modeling subduction in a spherical setting with the Fast Multipole Boundary Element Method, Acta Geotechnica 4:95-105, doi:10.1007/s11440-008-0060-5. PDF.

2008

Tackley, P. J., Layer cake or plume pudding?, Nature Geoscience, Vol 1 No 3, 157-158, 2008. PDF

Hernlund, J. W., P. J. Tackley and D. J. Stevenson, Buoyant melting instabilities beneath extending lithosphere, 1. Numerical models, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B04405, doi:10.1029/2006JB004862, 2008. PDF

Hernlund, J. W., D. J. Stevenson and P. J. Tackley, Buoyant melting instabilities beneath extending lithosphere, 2. Linear analysis,  J. Geophys. Res.,  113, B04406, doi:10.1029/2006JB004863, 2008. PDF

Samuel, H., and P. J. Tackley, Dynamics of core formation and equilibrium by negative diapirism, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q06011, doi:10.1029/2007GC001896, 2008. PDF

Golabek, G., H. Schmeling and P. J. Tackley, Earth's core formation aided by flow channelling instabilities induced by iron diapirs, Earth Planet Sci. Lett. 271, 24-33. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.02.033, 2008. PDF.

Nakagawa, T., and P. J. Tackley, Lateral variations in CMB heat flux and deep mantle seismic velocity caused by a thermal-chemical-phase boundary layer in 3D spherical convection, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 271, 348-358, 2008. PDF.

van Heck, H. and P. J. Tackley, Planforms of self-consistently generated plate tectonics in 3-D spherical geometry, Geophys. Res. Lett. 35, L19312, doi:10.1029/2008GL035190, 2008. PDF.

Tackley, P. J., Modellng compressible mantle convection with large viscosity contrasts in a three-dimensional spherical shell using the yin-yang grid, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter, 171 (1-4), 7-18, doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2008.08.005, 2008. PDF

Hernlund, J. W. and P. J. Tackley, Modeling mantle convection in the spherical annulus, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 171 (1-4), 48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.pepi.2008.07.037, 2008. PDF

Deschamps, F. and P. J. Tackley, Searching for models of thermo-chemical convection that explain probabilistic tomography I. Principles and influence of rheological parameters, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 171, 357-373, 2008. PDF

2007

Tackley, P. J., Mantle Geochemical Geodynamics, in Treatise on Geophysics Volume 7: Mantle Dynamics, ed. D. Bercovici and G. Schubert, Elsevier, pp437-505, 2007. PDF preprint.

Ballmer, M. D., J. van Hunen, G. Ito, P. J. Tackley and T. A. Bianco, Non-hotspot volcanic chains originating from small-scale sublithospheric convection, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L23310, doi:10.1029/2007GL031636, 2007. Link to article at AGU.

Morra, G., P. Chatelain, P. Tackley, P. Koumoutsakos, Large scale three-dimensional boundary element simulation of subduction, International Conference on Computational Science 2007, Part III, LNCS 4489, pp. 1122-1129, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007. PDF.

Deschamps, F., J. Trampert and P. J. Tackley, Thermo-chemical structure of the lower mantle: seismological evidence and consequences for geodynamics, in Superplume: Beyond Plate Tectonics, ed. D. A. Yuen et al., Springer, pp293-320, 2007. PDF

Tackley, P. J., T. Nakagawa and J. W. Hernlund, Influence of the post-perovskite transition on thermal and thermo-chemical mantle convection, in AGU Geophysical Monograph on "The Last Phase Transition", ed. K. Hirose, J. Brodholt, T. Lay, D. A. Yuen, 2007. PDF.

Hernlund, J. W. and P. J. Tackley, Some dynamical consequences of partial melting in Earth's deep mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 162, 149-163, 2007. PDF

Grigne, C., S. Labrosse and P. J. Tackley, Convection under a lid of finite conductivity in wide aspect ratio models: effect of continents on the wavelength of mantle flow, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B08403, doi:10.1029/2006JB004297, 2007. PDF

Grigne, C., S. Labrosse and P. J. Tackley, Convection under a lid of finite conductivity: Heat flux scaling and application to continents, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B08402, doi:10.1029/2005JB004192, 2007. PDF

2006

Nakagawa, T., and P. J. Tackley (2006) Three-dimensional structures and dynamics in the deep mantle: Effects of post-perovskite phase change and deep mantle layering, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33 L12S11, doi:1029/2006GL025719. PDF

Tackley, P. J., Review of "Plates, Plumes and Paradigms," edited by G. Foulger, J. Natland, D. Presnall and D. Anderson (GSA Special Paper 388), Science 313, 1240-1241, Sept 1 2006. link to PDF at Science

2005

Grigne, C., S. Labrosse and P. J. Tackley, Convective heat transfer as a function of wavelength: Implications for the cooling of the Earth, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B3, B03409, doi:10.1029/2004JB003376, 2005. PDF

Nakagawa, T., and P. J. Tackley, Three-dimensional numerical simulations of thermo-chemical multiphase convection in Earth's mantle, Third MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, 2005. PDF

Hernlund, J., C. Thomas and P. J. Tackley, A doubling of the post-perovskite phase boundary and structure of the Earth's lowermost mantle, Nature, 434, 882-886, 2005. PDF

Mittlestaedt, E., and P. J. Tackley, Plume heat flow is much less than CMB heat flow, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 241, 202-210, 2005. PDF

Nakagawa, T., and P. J. Tackley, The interaction between the post-perovskite phase change and a thermo-chemical boundary layer near the core-mantle boundary, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 238, 204-216, 2005. PDF

Nakagawa, T., and P. J. Tackley, Deep mantle heat flow and thermal evolution of the Earth's core based on thermo-chemical multiphase mantle convection, Geophys. Geochem. Geosys, 6, Q08003, doi:10.1029/2005JB003751, 2005. PDF

Jurine, D., C. Jaupart, G. Brandeis and P. J. Tackley, Penetration of plumes through depleted lithosphere, J.Geophys. Res., 110, B10104, doi:10.1029/2005JB003751, 2005. PDF

Tackley, P. J., S. Xie, T. Nakagawa and J. W. Hernlund, Numerical and laboratory studies of mantle convection: Philosophy, accomplishments and thermo-chemical structure and evolution, in Earth's Deep Mantle: Structure, Composition, and Evolution, Geophysical Monograph Series 160, AGU doi:10.1029/160GM07, 83-99, 2005  PDF

2004

Nakagawa, T. and P.J. Tackley, Effects of thermo-chemical mantle convection on the thermal evolution of the Earth's core, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 220, 107-119, 2004. PDF

Xie, S and P.J. Tackley, Evolution of helium and argon isotopes in a convecting mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 146, 417-439, 2004. PDF.

Nakagawa, T., and P.J. Tackley, Thermo-chemical structure in the mantle arising from a three-component convective system and implications for geochemistry, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter.,146, 125-138, 2004. PDF

Schubert, G., P. Olson, G. Masters and P.J. Tackley, Superplumes or plume clusters?, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 146, 147-162, 2004. PDF

Xie, S. and P. J. Tackley, Evolution of U-Pb and Sm-Nd systems in numerical models of mantle convection, J. Geophys. Res., 109, B11204, doi:10.1029/2004JB003176, 2004. PDF.

Nakagawa, T. and P. J. Tackley, Effects of a perovskite-post perovskite phase change near the core-mantle boundary in compressible mantle convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, L16611, doi:10.1029/2004GL020648, 2004. PDF

2003

Tackley, P.J., S. D. King, Testing the tracer ratio method for modeling active compositional fields in mantle convection simulations, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 4, doi:10.1029/2001GC000214, 2003. PDF

Hernlund, J.W., P.J. Tackley, Three-dimensional spherical shell convection at infinite Prandtl number using the 'cubed sphere' method, proceedings of the Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, 2003. PDF

Tackley, P.J., S. Xie, Stag3D: A code for modeling thermo-chemical multiphase convection in Earth's mantle, proceedings of the Second MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, 2003. PDF

2002

Tackley, P.J., Strong heterogeneity caused by deep mantle layering, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 3, 10.1029/2001GC000167, 2002. PDF

Farnetani, C.G., B. Legras, P.J. Tackley, Mixing and deformations in mantle plumes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, 196, 1-15, 2002. PDF

Tackley, P.J., S. Xie, The thermo-chemical structure and evolution of Earth's mantle: Constraints and numerical models, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A., 360, 2593-2609, 2002 PDF

2001

Tackley, P.J., G. Schubert, G.A. Glatzmaier, P. Schenk, J.T. Ratcliffe and J.-P. Matas, Three-dimensional spherical simulations of mantle convection in Io, Icarus 149, 79-93, 2001. PDF

Tackley, P.J., Convection in Io's asthenosphere: Redistribution of Non-uniform tidal heating by mean flows, J. Geophys. Res. 106, 32971-32981, 2001. PDF

2000

Tackley, P.J., Mantle convection and plate tectonics: Towards an integrated physical and chemical theory, Science, 288, 2002-2007, 2000. PDF

Tackley, P.J., The quest for self-consistent incorporation of plate tectonics in mantle convection, in History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions, edited by M.A. Richards, R. Gordon, R. van der Hilst, AGU Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 121, 2000. PDF

Tackley, P.J., Self-consistent generation of tectonic plates in time-dependent, three-dimensional mantle convection simulations, part 1: Pseudoplastic yielding, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Volume 1, 2000. PDF

Tackley, P.J., Self-consistent generation of tectonic plates in time-dependent, three-dimensional mantle convection simulations, part 2: Strain weakening and asthenosphere, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, Volume 1, 2000. PDF

1999

Tackley, P.J., J.R. Baumgardner, G.A. Glatzmaier, P. Olson, and T. Clune, Three-dimensional spherical simulations of convection in Earth's mantle and core using massively-parallel computers, in Proceedings of HPC99, ed. A. Tentner, p95-100, 1999. PDF

Moore, W.B., G. Schubert, and P.J. Tackley, The role of rheology in lithospheric thinning by mantle plumes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 1073-1076, 1999. PDF

1998

Tackley, P.J., Self-consistent generation of tectonic plates in three-dimensional mantle convection, Earth Planet. Sci Lett., 157, 9-22, 1998. PDF

Tackley, P.J., Three-dimensional simulations of mantle convection with a thermochemical CMB boundary layer: D"?, in The Core-Mantle Boundary Region, edited by Gurnis.et. al., pp. 231-253, American Geophysical Union, 1998c.PDF

Moore, W.B., G. Schubert, and P.J. Tackley, Three-Dimensional Simulations of Plume-Lithosphere Interaction at the Hawaiian Swell, Science, 279, 1008-1011, 1998. PDF

Thompson, P.F., and P.J. Tackley, Generation of mega-plumes from the core-mantle boundary in a compressible mantle with temperature-dependent viscosity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25 (11), 1999-2002, 1998. PDF

1997

Tackley, P.J., Effects of phase transitions on three-dimensional mantle convection, in The Fluid Mechanics of Astrophysics and Geophysics Volume 5: The Doornbos Volume, edited by D. Crossley, pp. 273-336, Gordon and Breach, New York, 1997a.

Ratcliff, J.T., P.J. Tackley, G. Schubert, and A. Zebib, Transitions in thermal convection with strongly variable viscosity, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 102, 201-212, 1997. PDF

Schubert, G., D.L. Turcotte, V. Solomatov, and P.J. Tackley, Mantle convection and the thermal evolution of Venus, in Venus II - Geology, Geophysics, Atmosphere, and Solar Wind Environments, edited by S.W. Bougher, D.M. Hunter, and R.J. Phillips, pp. 1245-1289, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1997.

Shiokawa, R., Y. Iwase, T. Nakakuki, S. Honda, P.J. Tackley, and T. Eguchi, Video of mantle convection simulations (in Japanese), Zisin, 50, 349-352, 1997.

1996

Tackley, P.J., Effects of strongly variable viscosity on three-dimensional compressible convection in planetary mantles, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 3311-3332, 1996a. PDF

Tackley, P.J., On the ability of phase transitions and viscosity layering to induce long-wavelength heterogeneity in the mantle, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 1985-1988, 1996b. PDF

Tackley, P.J., Slow motion in the mantle, Physics World, 9 (5), 33-37, 1996c.

1995

Tackley, P.J., Mantle dynamics: Influence of the transition zone, US National Report to the IUGG, 1991-1994, 275-282, 1995a. Link to article at AGU.

Tackley, P.J., On the penetration of an endothermic phase transition by upwellings and downwellings, Journal of Geophysical Research, 100, 15477-15488, 1995b. PDF

Schubert, G., and P.J. Tackley, Mantle dynamics: The strong control of the spinel-perovskite transition at a depth of 660 km, J. Geodynamics, 20 (4), 417-428, 1995. PDF.

1994

Tackley, P.J., Three-dimensional models of mantle convection: Influence of phase transitions and temperature-dependent viscosity, Ph.D. Thesis, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1994. PDF.

Tackley, P.J., D.J. Stevenson, G.A. Glatzmaier, and G. Schubert, Effects of multiple phase transitions in a 3-dimensional spherical model of convection in Earth's mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 99 (B8), 15877-15901, 1994. PDF (108MB)

1993

Tackley, P.J., and D.J. Stevenson, A mechanism for spontaneous self-perpetuating volcanism on the terrestrial planets, in Flow and Creep in the Solar System: Observations, Modeling and Theory, edited by D.B. Stone, and S.K. Runcorn, pp. 307-322, Kluwer, 1993. PDF.

Tackley, P.J., D.J. Stevenson, G.A. Glatzmaier, and G. Schubert, Effects of an endothermic phase transition at 670 km depth in a spherical model of convection in the Earth's mantle, Nature, 361 (6414), 699-704, 1993. PDF

Bercovici, D., G. Schubert, and P.J. Tackley, On the Penetration Of the 660 Km Phase-Change By Mantle Downflows, Geophysical Research Letters, 20 (23), 2599-2602, 1993. PDF.

Jordan, T.H., P. Puster, G.A. Glatzmaier, and P.J. Tackley, Comparisons between seismic Earth structures and mantle flow models based on radial correlation functions, Science, 261 (5127), 1427-1431, 1993.

Tackley, P.J., Effects of strongly temperature-dependent viscosity on time-dependent, 3-dimensional models of mantle convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20 (20), 2187-2190, 1993. PDF.