Publications

Abbott, R.N., Draper, G., Keshav, S., 2001. Garnet peridotite found in the Greater Antilles. Eos Trans. AGU 82, 381–388. doi:10.1029/01EO00236

Atlas, Z.D.; D., Jacqueline E. ; Sen, Gautam ; Finny, Michael ; Martin-Del Pozzo, Ana Lillian, 2006. Melt inclusions from Volcán Popocatépetl and Volcán de Colima, Mexico: Melt evolution due to vapor-saturated crystallization during ascent. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 153, 221.

Bakshi, S.R.; K., Anup K. ; Agarwal, Arvind, 2011. A comparison of mechanical and wear properties of plasma sprayed carbon nanotube reinforced aluminum composites at nano and macro scale. Materials Science & Engineering A 528, 3375.

Baksh, S.I., Richards, J.H., 2006. An architectural model for Eleocharis: morphology and development of Eleocharis cellulosa (Cyperaceae). Am. J. Bot. 93, 707–715. doi:10.3732/ajb.93.5.707

Bizimis, M.; S., Gautam ; Salters, Vincent J.M., 2004. Hf–Nd isotope decoupling in the oceanic lithosphere: constraints from spinel peridotites from Oahu, Hawaii. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 217, 43.

Bizimis, M.; G., Melanie ; Lassiter, John C. ; Salters, Vincent J.M. ; Sen, Gautam, 2007. Ancient recycled mantle lithosphere in the Hawaiian plume: Osmium–Hafnium isotopic evidence from peridotite mantle xenoliths. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 257, 259.

Bizimis, M., Salters, V.J.M., Garcia, M.O., Norman, M.D., 2013. The composition and distribution of the rejuvenated component across the Hawaiian plume: Hf-Nd-Sr-Pb isotope systematics of Kaula lavas and pyroxenite xenoliths. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 14, 4458–4478. doi:10.1002/ggge.20250

Borges, M.R.; S., Gautam ; Hart, Garret L. ; Wolff, John A. ; Chandrasekharam, D., 2014. Plagioclase as recorder of magma chamber processes in the Deccan Traps: Sr-isotope zoning and implications for Deccan eruptive event. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 84, 95.

Duque-Botero, F.; M., Florentin J.-M.R., 2008. Role of cyanobacteria in C org-rich deposits: an example from the Indidura Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian), northeastern Mexico. Cretaceous Research 29, 957.

Duque-Botero, F., Maurrasse, F.J.R., 2005. Cyanobacterial productivity, variations of the organic carbon and facies of the Indidura Formation (Cenomanian-Turonian), Northeastern Mexico. Cuadernos de geología ibérica= Journal of iberian geology: an international publication of earth sciences 85–98.

Duque-Botero, F., Maurrasse, F.J.-R., Hickey-Vargas, R., Melinte, M.C., Jaffe, R., López-Oliva, J.G., 2009. Microspheroid accumulations and geochemical characteristics of a Cenomanian–Turonian anoxic basin: the record of the Indidura Formation, NE Mexico. Geologic Problem Solving with Microfossils: A Volume in Honor of Garry D. Jones. SEPM, Special Publications 93, 171–186.

Frankovich, Thomas Anthony, Michael J. Sullivan, and Nicole Stacy., 2015. Three New Species of Tursiocola (Bacillariophyta) from the Skin of the West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus). Phytotaxa 204.1 (2015): 33-48.

Gangopadhyay, A., Sen, G., Keshav, S., 2003. Experimental crystallization of Deccan basalts at low pressure: Effect of contamination on phase equilibrium. Indian Journal of Geology 75, 54.

Gaona-Narvaez, T.; M., Florentin J.-M.R. ; Moreno-Bedmar, Josep A., 2013. Stable carbon-isotope stratigraphy and ammonite biochronology at Madotz, Navarra, northern Spain: implications for the timing and duration of oxygen depletion during OAE-1a. Cretaceous Research 40, 143.

Gudavalli, R.K.P., Katsenovich, Y.P., Wellman, D.M., Idarraga, M., Lagos, L.E., Tansel, B., 2013. Comparison of the kinetic rate law parameters for the dissolution of natural and synthetic autunite in the presence of aqueous bicarbonate ions. Chemical Geology 351, 299–309. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.05.038

Hobbs, A.L., Almirall, J.R., 2003. Trace elemental analysis of automotive paints by laser ablation–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectrometry (LA–ICP–MS). Anal Bioanal Chem 376, 1265–1271. doi:10.1007/s00216-003-1918-x

Jestrow, B., Rodríguez, F.J., Francisco-Ortega, J., 2010. Generic delimitation in the Antillean Adelieae (Euphorbiaceae) with description of the Hispaniolan endemic genus Garciadelia. Taxon 59, 1801–1814.
Jestrow, B., Valdés, J.J., Jiménez Rodríguez, F., Francisco-Ortega, J., 2012. Phylogenetic placement of the Dominican Republic endemic genus Sarcopilea (Urticaceae). Taxon 61, 592–600.

Jestrow, B.; P., George ; Francisco - Ortega, Javier, 2008. Lasiocroton trelawniensis (Euphorbiaceae), a critically endangered species from the Cockpit Country of Jamaica, belongs to Bernardia (Euphorbiaceae).(Report). The Botanical Review 74, 166.

Keshav, S.; G., Gudmundur H ; Sen, Gautam ; Fei, Yingwei, 2004. High-pressure melting experiments on garnet clinopyroxenite and the alkalic to tholeiitic transition in ocean-island basalts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 223, 365.

Keshav, S., Sen, G., 2003. A rare composite xenolith from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu: high-pressure fractionation and implications for kimberlitic melts in the Hawaiian mantle. Contrib Mineral Petrol 144, 548–558. doi:10.1007/s00410-002-0415-0

Keshav, S., Sen, G., 2004. The depth of magma fractionation in the oceanic mantle: Insights from garnet- bearing xenoliths from Oahu, Hawaii. Geophys. Res. Lett. 31, L04611. doi:10.1029/2003GL018990

Keshav, S., Sen, G., Presnall, D.C., 2007. Garnet-bearing Xenoliths from Salt Lake Crater, Oahu, Hawaii: High-Pressure Fractional Crystallization in the Oceanic Mantle. J. Petrology 48, 1681–1724. doi:10.1093/petrology/egm035

Menzel, L.P., Tondo, C., Stein, B., Bigger, C.H., n.d., 2014. Histology and ultrastructure of the coenenchyme of the octocoral Swiftia exserta, a model organism for innate immunity/graft rejection. Zoology. doi:10.1016/j.zool.2014.09.002

Mogul, R., Getz Kelly, J.J., Cable, M.L., Hebard, A.F., 2006. Synthesis and magnetic characterization of microstructures prepared from microbial templates of differing morphology. Materials Letters 60, 19–22. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2005.07.066

Nieto, A.; K., Amit ; Lahiri, Debrupa ; Zhang, Cheng ; Seal, Sudipta ; Agarwal, Arvind, 2013. Oxidation behavior of graphene nanoplatelet reinforced tantalum carbide composites in high temperature plasma flow. Carbon 67, 398.

Phatak, N.A.; S., Surendra K. ; Fei, Yingwei ; Hu, Jingzhu, 2009. Synthesis of a new MAX compound (Cr 0.5V 0.5) 2GeC and its compressive behavior up to 49 GPa. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 475, 629.

Richards, J.H., Bruhl, J.J., Wilson, K.L., 2006. Flower or spikelet? Understanding the morphology and development of reproductive structures in Exocarya (Cyperaceae, Mapanioideae, Chrysitricheae). Am. J. Bot. 93, 1241–1250. doi:10.3732/ajb.93.9.1241

Ryan, J., 2010. An In-Class Demonstration and Activity Using the FCAEM Remotely Operable Electron Microprobe. Geology Faculty Publications.

Sanchez-Hernandez, Y.; M., Florentin J.-M.R. ; Melinte-Dobrinescu, Mihaela C. ; He, Ding ; Butler, Shane K., 2014. Assessing the factors controlling high sedimentation rates from the latest Barremian–earliest Aptian in the hemipelagic setting of the restricted Organyà Basin, NE Spain. Cretaceous Research 51, 1.

Sanchez-Hernandez, Y.; M., Florentin J.-M.R., 2014. Geochemical characterization and redox signals from the latest Barremian to the earliest Aptian in a restricted marine basin: El Pui section, Organyà Basin, south-central Pyrenees. Chemical Geology 372, 12.

Sen, G.; Y., Huai-Jen ; Ducea, Mihai, 2003. Anomalous isotopes and trace element zoning in plagioclase peridotite xenoliths of Oahu (Hawaii): implications for the Hawaiian plume. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 207, 23.

Sen, G.; B., Michael ; Das, Reshmi ; Paul, Dalim K. ; Ray, Arijit ; Biswas, Sanjib, 2009. Deccan plume, lithosphere rifting, and volcanism in Kutch, India. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277, 101.

Sen, I.S.; B., Michael ; Sen, Gautam, 2010. Geochemistry of sulfides in Hawaiian garnet pyroxenite xenoliths: Implications for highly siderophile elements in the oceanic mantle. Chemical Geology 273, 180.

Singh, A.; B., Srinivasa R. ; Virzi, David A. ; Keshri, Anup K. ; Agarwal, Arvind ; Harimkar, Sandip P., 2011. In-situ synthesis of TiC/SiC/Ti3SiC2 composite coatings by spark plasma sintering. Surface & Coatings Technology 205, 3840.

Trejos, T.; A., José R., 2005a. Sampling strategies for the analysis of glass fragments by LA-ICP-MS: Part II: Sample size and sample shape considerations. Talanta 67, 396.

Trejos, T.; A., José R., 2005b. Sampling strategies for the analysis of glass fragments by LA-ICP-MS: Part I. Micro-homogeneity study of glass and its application to the interpretation of forensic evidence. Talanta 67, 388.

Trejos, T., Almirall, J.R., 2004. Effect of Fractionation on the Forensic Elemental Analysis of Glass Using Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 76, 1236–1242. doi:10.1021/ac0349330

Abstracts

Abbott Jr, R.N., Draper, G., Keshav, S., 2005. UHP metamorphism in garnet peridotite, Cuaba unit, Rio San Juan complex, Dominican Republic. Presented at the Transactions of the 16th Caribbean Geological Conference, Barbados: Caribbean Journal of Earth Sciences, pp. 13–20.

Almirall, J.R., Trejos, T., Hobbs, A., Furton, K.G., 2003. Trace elemental analysis of glass and paint samples of forensic interest by ICP-MS using laser ablation solid sample introduction. pp. 193–204. doi:10.1117/12.498106

Brens, R., Hickey-Vargas R., 2010. U-Th-Ba elemental fractionation during partial melting of crustal xenoliths and implications for U-series disequilibria in continental arc rocks. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Chau, K., Draper, G., Sen, G., 2011. Preliminary Petrologic Comparison from the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP). Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Chau, K., Draper, G., Sen, G., 2012. Preliminary Mineral Chemistry from Rocks of the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP). Presented at the American Geophyscial Union Fall Meeting.

Chau, K., Draper, G., Sen, G., 2013. Whole Rock and Mineral Chemistry from Rocks of the Central Magmatic Province (CAMP). Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Chau, K., Sen, G., 2009. 200 Ma Glass Inclusion in the Palisades Sill, NY and NJ. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Donovan, J., 2009. Using mineralogy and mineral chemistry to correlate mafic rock units in the southern Blue Ridge. Presented at the Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, p. 45.

Gaona N., 2010. Paleobiogeographical Affinities of Albian and Cenomanian Shallow-water, Non-rudstid Bivalve Faunas in the Colombian Eastern Cordillera (South America). Presented at the GSA Annual Meeting.

Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2008. Lower Aptian Sequence at Madoz (SE Spain) in Relation to Cretaceous Anoxic Event-1a (OAE-1a). Presented at the AGU Joint Assembly.

Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2010. Geochemistry and Microfacies of Aptian Organic Rich Beds of Paja Formation at the Proximity of the Santander Massif, Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: Its Relationship to Oceanic Anoxic Global Events. Presented at the GSA Annual Meeting.

Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2011. Geochemistry, paleoenvironment and timing of Lower Aptian organic rich beds of Paja Formation (Eastern, Cordillera, Colombia). Presented at the American Geophyscial Union Fall Meeting.

Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., 2013. Geochemical and Sedimentological Characteristics of ASO-1A at the Madotz Section (Bascon-Cantabrian Region, Spain). Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Gaona N., Maurrasse, F., Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., 2013. Paleoenvironments of the Lower Aptian Paja Formation at the Curiti Quarry Section (Santander, Colombia) Evidence from Redox-Sensitive Trace Elements and Microfacies. Presented at the Meeting of the Americas.

Hickey-Vargas, R., Holbik, S.P., Tormey, D., 2014. Basaltic Rocks From the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone: Comparison of Systematic Along-Strike and Small Scale Geochemical Variations and Their Origins. Presented at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Holbik, S., Hickey-Vargas R., 2012. Investigation of Along-Arc Geochemical Variations in the Southern Volcanic Zone: Azufre-Planchon-Peteroa Volcanic Complex, Southern Chile. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting, San Francisco.

Holbik, S.P., 2014. Temperature and Depth Contraints on Basaltic Magma Genesis in the SVZ, and Geochemical Evidence for Subduction-Related Pyroxenite in the Subarc Lithosphere. Presented at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Holbik, S.P., Hickey-Vargas, R., Tormey, D., 2013. Basaltic Magma Genesis in the Andean SVZ: Influence of P, T, Water Content and Crustal Thickness. Presented at the 2013 GSA Annual Meeting in Denver.

Johnson, J., Hickey-Vargas R., 2012. Geochemical and Isotopic Study of a Plutonic Suite and Related Early Volcanic Sequences in the Southern Mariana Forearc. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Johnson, J., Hickey-Vargas R., Fryer, P., 2009. Intrusive Rocks from the Southern Mariana Trench: Comparison with Volcanic Sequences of the Early Izu Bonin Mariana Arc. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Johnson, J., Hickey-Vargas R., Fryer, P., 2010. Middle Crustal Rocks from the Southern Mariana Trench - Relationship to Boninite and Tholeiitic Magma. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting. Keshav, S., Sen, G., 2002. Exsolution Times of Hawaiian Garnet Pyroxenites. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 1409.

Klute, R., Ryan, J., 2008. Genesis of Fe-Al-Si rich “pink horizons” in Buck Creek amphibolites at Glade Gap, NC. Presented at the 2008 GSA Southeastern Section Meeting Abstracts with Programs.

Macdonald, J., Ryan, J., Hickey-Vargas R., Beck, M., Holbik, S., 2015. Remote EPMA Operation to Engage in-class Research in Upper Division Mineralogy and Petrology Courses: A NSF-TUES Funded Opportunity to Increase Student Learning. Presented at the Geologic Society of America Southeastern Section.

MacDonald, J. H., Jr., and Schoonmaker, A., 2012, Cr-spinel geochemistry of ultramafic rocks from the Belvidere Mountain Complex, northern Vermont: evidence for an Early Paleozoic Forearc setting: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 44, no. 2, p. 67.

Mckelvey, T., Hickey-Vargas R., 2005. Plagioclase Crystal Populations in Lavas from Calbuco Volcano, Chile. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Milliken, S. H. and MacDonald, J. H., Jr, 2013, Preliminary study of serpentinite samples from the Ingalls ophiolite complex, central Cascades, Washington: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, vol. 45, no. 7, p. 583

RYAN, J., 2010. Engaging Geoscience Majors in Research and Enticing Undergraduates into Geoscience Degree Programs by Integrating Real Rock Analysis Experiences into Geology Courses: Successes and Challenges. Presented at the 2010 GSA Denver Annual Meeting.

Ryan, J.G., 2006. Designing and Evaluating Classroom Activities Using Remotely Operated Microbeam Instruments: Some Preliminary Results. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 1390.

Ryan, J.G., 2008. Inquiry-based instruction in an introductory science class facilitated by remotely operable instrumentation and extraterrestrial GIS. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 0588.

Ryan, J.G., 2012. Facilitating Research and Learning in Petrology and Geochemistry through Classroom Applications of Remotely Operable Research Instrumentation. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts -1, 0723.

Tibbetts, N., Bizimis, M., Salters, V., n.d., 2009. The Oxygen Fugacity of the Sub-Oceanic Lithosphere and Upper Mantle as Recorded by Spinel Peridotite and Garnet Clinopyroxenite Xenoliths from O’ahu, Hawai’i. AGU Fall Meeting

Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., Maurrasse, F., 2011. The Cabo section, Sierra de Prada, south central Pyrennees, NE Spain: relation to Early Aptian oceanic oxygen conditions. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., Maurrasse, F., 2012. Lithostratigraphic and Geochemical characterization of semi-enclosed basin (Organya basin, NE Spain) prior to the occurrence of the early Aptian OAE-1a. Presented at the AGU Fall Meeting.

Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., Maurrasse, F., 2013. High-resolution Carbon and Trace Element Geochemistry in Early-Middle Aptian Organic-Rich Sediments of the El Pui section, Cataluna, Spain. AGU Fall Meeting.

Sen, G., Chau, K., 2009. High-MgO glass (melt) inclusions in the 200 million year old Palisades Sill, New Jersey, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Supplement 73, 1195.

Sen, I.S., Bizimis, M., Sen, G., 2008. Platinum Group Element Abundances in the Hawaiian Mantle: Constraints from in-Situ Sulfide and Bulk Rock Analyses of Garnet Pyroxenite Xenoliths from Oahu. Presented at the 2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM.

Wacaster, S., Hickey-Vargas R., 2006. Olivine Hosted Melt Inclusions From Mafic Small Eruptive Centers, Central Southern Volcanic Zone, Chile. Presented at the Geological Society of America.

Wacaster, S., Hickey-Vargas R., Wallace, P., 2008. Volatiles in Olivine Hosted Melt Inclusions from Small Eruptive Centers of the Central Southern Volcanic Zone (CSVZ), Chile. Presented at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

Theses & Dissertations

Abdollahi, Mohammad Javad. 1990. Petrologic and geochemical study of crustal xenoliths from Calbuco Volcano, Chile (latitude 41°20ʹS).

Atlas, Z., 2001. Melt inclusions from volcan de Colima, Mexico: complex examples of magmatic differentiation. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Borges, M., 2007. Life Cycle of Deccan Trap Magma Chambers: A Crystal Scale Elemental and Strontium Isotopic Investigation. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Brens, R., 2011. U-Th-Ba Elemental Fractionation during Partial Melting of Crustal Xenoliths and its Implications for U-series Disequilibria in Continental Arc Rocks. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Chau, K., 2009. Mineral Chemistry and Origin of the Olivine-rich Zone of the Palisades Sill. Graduate Theses and Dissertations at FIU.

Collins, N., 2011. Geochemical Systematics Among Amphibolitic Rocks in the Central Blue Ridge Province of southwestern North Carolina. Graduate Theses and Dissertations.

Gaona N., 2013. Lower Aptian Comparative Stratigraphy of the Basco-Cantabrian Region (Spain) and Eastern Cordillera (Colombia): implications for local factors in the depositional record of Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a (OAE-1a).

Holbik, S., 2014. Arc Crust-Magma Interaction in the Andean Southern Volcanic Zone from Thermobarometry, Mineral Composition, Radiogenic Isotope and Rare Earth Element Systematics of the Azufre-Planchon-Peteroa Volcanic Complex, Chile. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Horst, Tiffany Sperry. 2007. Determining Magmatic Processes from Analysis of Phenocrysts and Gabbroic Xenoliths Contained in Calbuco Andesites. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Jestrow, B., 2010. Phylogenetics, Conservation, and Historical Biogeography of the West Indian Members of the Adelieae (Euphorbiaceae). FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Johnson, J., 2014. A Geochemical Study of Crustal Plutonic Rocks from the Southern Mariana Trench Forearc: Relationship to Volcanic Rocks Erupted during Subduction Initiation. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Sanchez-Hernandez, Y., 2014. Paleoenvironments and Geochemical Signals from the Late Barremian to the Middle Aptian in a Tethyan Marginal Basin, Northeast Spain: Implications for Carbon Sequestration in Restricted Basins. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Sen, I., 2010. Investigation of Mantle Dynamics from Platinum Group Elements and Rhenium-Osmium Isotope Systematics of Mantle Xenoliths from Oahu. FIU Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

Sun, M., 2001. Geochemical Variation Among Small Eruptive Centers in the Central SVZ of the Andes: An Evaluation of Subduction, Mantle and Crustal Influences. FIU Theses and Dissertations.

Tibbetts, N., 2010. The Mantle Xenolith Perspective on Trace Element Partitioning, Oxygen Fugacity and Isotope Systematics of Subducted Oceanic Lithosphere. Electronic Theses, Treatises and Dissertations.