Edward M. Stolper

Provost; William E. Leonhard Professor of Geology; Carl and Shirley Larson Provostial Chair
A.B., Harvard College, 1974; M.Phil., University of Edinburgh, 1976; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1979; D.Sc.h.c., University of Edinburgh; D.Phil.h.c., Hebrew University. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1979-82; Associate Professor, 1982-83; Professor, 1983-90; Leonhard Professor, 1990-. Acting Executive Officer for Geochemistry, 1989; Executive Officer, 1989-94; Chair, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, 1994-2004; Acting Provost, 2004; Provost, 2007-; Larson Provostial Chair, 2013-; Interim President, 2013-2014.
I and my colleagues are involved in a wide range of experimental, analytical, theoretical, and computational studies principally aimed at understanding the origin and evolution of igneous rocks on the earth and other planets. Examples are included in each of the following sections:
 
Selected Publications 

Grove, T.L., D. Walker, J. Longhi, E.M. Stolper, and J.F. Hays (1973) Petrology of rock 12002 and origin of picritic basalts at Oceanus Procellarum. Proc. Fourth Lunar Sci. Conf., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Suppl. 4, p. 995-1011.

Walker, D., J. Longhi, T.L. Grove, E.M. Stolper, and J.F. Hays (1973) Experimental petrology and origin of rocks from the Descartes Highlands. Proc. Fourth Lunar Sci. Conf., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Suppl. 4, p. 1013-1032.

Walker, D., T.L. Grove, J. Longhi, E.M. Stolper, and J.F. Hays (1973) Origin of lunar feldspathic rocks. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 20, p. 325-336.

Longhi, J., D. Walker, T.L. Grove, E.M. Stolper, and J.F. Hays (1974) Petrology of the Apollo 17 mare basalts. Proc. Fifth Lunar Sci. Conf., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Suppl. 5, p. 447-469.

Walker, D., J. Longhi, E.M. Stolper, T.L. Grove, and J.F. Hays (1975) Origin of titaniferous lunar basalts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 39, p. 1219-1235.

Stolper, E.M. (1975) Petrogenesis of eucrite, howardite and diogenite meteorites. Nature, 258, p. 220-222.

Stolper, E.M. (1977) Experimental petrology of eucritic meteorites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 41, p. 587-611.

Walker, D., J. Longhi, A.C. Lasaga, E.M. Stolper, T.L. Grove, and J.F. Hays (1977) Slowly cooled microgabbros 15065 and 15555. Proc. Eighth Lunar Sci. Conf., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Suppl. 8., p. 1521-1547.

Walker, D., E.M. Stolper, and J.F. Hays (1978) A numerical treatment of melt/solid segregation: Size of the eucrite parent body and stability of the terrestrial low-velocity zone. J. Geophys. Res., 83, p. 6005-6013.

Stolper, E.M., H.Y. McSween, Jr., and J.F. Hays (1979) A petrogenetic model of the relationships among achondritic meteorites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 43, p. 589-602.

Stolper, E.M. and H.Y. McSween, Jr. (1979) Petrology and origin of the shergottite meteorites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 43, p. 1475-1498.

Stolper, E.M. (1979) Trace elements in shergottites: Implications for the origins of planets. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 42, p. 239-242.

Stolper, E.M. (1979) Theoretical petrology. Rev. Geophys. Space Phys., 17, p. 761-776.

McSween, H.Y., Jr., L.A. Taylor, and E.M. Stolper (1979) Allan Hills 77005: A new meteorite type found in Antarctica. Science, 204, p. 1201-1203.

McSween, H.Y., Jr., E.M. Stolper, L.A. Taylor, R.A. Muntean, G.D. O'Kelley, J.S. Eldridge, S. Biswas, H.T. Ngo, and M.E. Lipschutz (1979) Petrogenetic relationship between Allan Hills 77005 and other achondrites. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 45, p. 275-284.

Walker, D., E.M. Stolper, and J.F. Hays (1979) Basaltic volcanism: The importance of planet size. Proc. Tenth Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Suppl. 10, p. 1995-2015.

McSween, H.Y., Jr. and E.M. Stolper (1980) Basaltic meteorites and their parent planets. Scientific American, 242, 6, p. 54-63.

Stolper, E.M. (1980) Book review of Origin of the Earth and Moon by A.E. Ringwood. American Scientist, 68, p. 322-323.

Stolper, E.M. and D. Walker (1980) Melt density and the average composition of basalt. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 74, p. 7-12.

Stolper, E.M. (1980) A phase diagram for mid-ocean ridge basalts: Preliminary results and implications for petrogenesis. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 74, p. 13-27.

Stolper, E.M. (1980) Predictions of mineral assemblages in planetary interiors. Proc. Eleventh Lunar Planet. Sci. Conf., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta Suppl., 11, p. 235-250.

Stolper, E.M., D. Walker, B.H. Hager, and J.F. Hays (1981) Melt segregation from partially molten source regions: The importance of melt density and source region size. J. Geophys. Res., 86, p. 6261-6271.

Wyllie, P.J., C. Donaldson, A.J. Irving, S.E. Kesson, R.B. Merrill, D.C. Presnall, E.M. Stolper, T. Usselman, and D. Walker (1981) Experimental petrology of basalts and their source rocks. Basaltic Volcanism Study Project Chapter 3, Pergamon Press, p. 493-631.

Wood, J.A., E. Anders, D.L. Anderson, G. Consolmagno, F. Fanale, D. Johnston, W.M. Kaula, J. Lewis, J. Morgan, A.E. Ringwood, E.M. Stolper, M.N. Toksöz, K.K. Turekian, H. Wänke, and S. Weidenschilling (1981) Geophysical and Cosmochemical Constraints on Properties of Mantles of the terrestrial planets. Basaltic Volcanism Study Project Chapter 4, Pergamon Press, p. 633-700.

Stolper, E.M. (1981) Book review of Thermodynamics of Minerals and Melts (eds. R.C. Newton, A. Navrotsky, and B.J. Wood). Science, 215, p. 962.

Stolper, E.M. (1982) Crystallization sequences of Ca-Al-rich inclusions from Allende: An experimental study. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 46, p. 2159-2180.

Stolper, E.M. (1982) Water in silicate glasses: An infrared spectroscopic study. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 81, p. 1-17.

Stolper, E.M. (1982) The speciation of water in silicate melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 46, p. 2609-2620.

MacPherson, G.J., J.M. Paque, E.M. Stolper, and L. Grossman (1984) The origin and significance of reverse zoning in melilite from Allende Type B inclusions. J. Geol., 92, p. 289-306.

Rigden, S.M., T.J. Ahrens, and E.M. Stolper (1984) Densities of liquid silicates at high pressures. Science, 226, p. 1071-1074.

Silver, L.A. and E.M. Stolper (1985) A thermodynamic model for hydrous silicate melts. J. Geol., 93, p. 161-178.

Fine, G.J. and E.M. Stolper (1985) The speciation of carbon dioxide in sodium aluminosilicate glasses. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 91, p. 105-121.

Fine, G.J., E.M. Stolper, M.H. Mendenhall, R.P. Livi, and T.A. Tombrello (1985) Measurement of the carbon content of silicate glasses using the 12C(d,p0)13C nuclear reaction. In Microbeam Analysis - 1985, p. 241-245 (ed. J.T. Armstrong, San Francisco Press, Inc.).

Fine, G.J. and E.M. Stolper (1985) Dissolved carbon dioxide in basaltic glasses: Concentrations and speciation. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 76, p. 263-278.

Stolper, E.M. and J.M. Paque (1986) Crystallization sequences of Ca-Al-rich inclusions from Allende: The effects of cooling rate and maximum temperature. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 50, p. 1785-1806.

Ihinger, P.D. and E.M. Stolper (1986) The color of meteoritic hibonite: An indicator of oxygen fugacity. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 78, p. 68-79.

Newman, S., E.M. Stolper, and S. Epstein (1986) Measurement of water in rhyolitic glasses: Calibration of an infrared spectroscopic technique. Amer. Mineral., 71, p. 1527-1541.

Navon, O. and E.M. Stolper (1987) Geochemical consequences of melt percolation: The upper mantle as a chromatographic column. J. Geol., 95, p. 285-307.

Eckert, H., J.P. Yesinowski, E.M. Stolper, T.R. Stanton, and J.R. Holloway (1987) The state of water in rhyolitic glasses: A deuterium NMR study. J. Non-Cryst. Sol., 93, p. 93-114.

Stolper, E.M., G.J. Fine, T. Johnson, and S. Newman (1987) The solubility of carbon dioxide in albitic melt. Amer. Mineral., 72, p. 1071-1085.

Stolper, E.M. and T.J. Ahrens (1987) On the nature of pressure-induced coordination changes in silicate melts and glasses. Geophys. Res. Lett., 14, p. 1231-1233.

Rigden, S.M., T.J. Ahrens, and E.M. Stolper (1988) Shock compression of molten silicate: Results for a model basaltic composition. J. Geophys. Res., 93, p. 367-382.

Beckett, J.R., D. Live, F.D. Tsay, L. Grossman, and E. Stolper (1988) Ti3+ in meteoritic and synthetic hibonite. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 52, p. 1479-1495.

Stolper, E.M. and J.R. Holloway (1988) Experimental determination of the solubility of carbon dioxide in molten basalt at low pressure. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 87, p. 397-408.

Eckert, H., J.P. Yesinowski, L.A. Silver, and E.M. Stolper (1988) Water in silicate glasses: Quantitation and structural studies by 1H solid echo and MAS-NMR methods. J. Phys. Chem., 92, p. 2055-2064.

Miller, G.H., T.J. Ahrens, and E.M. Stolper (1988) The equation of state of molybdenum at 1400 deg.C. J. Applied Phys., 63, p. 4469-4475.

Blum, J.D., G.J. Wasserburg, I.D. Hutcheon, J.R. Beckett, and E.M. Stolper (1988) 'Domestic' origins of opaque assemblages in refractory inclusions from meteorites. Nature, 331, p. 405-409.

Dixon, J.E., E. Stolper, and J.R. Delaney (1988) Infrared spectroscopic measurements of CO2 and H2O in Juan de Fuca ridge basaltic glasses. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 63, p. 4469-4475.

Newman, S., S. Epstein, and E. Stolper (1988) Water, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen isotopes in glasses from the ca. 1340 A.D. eruption of the Mono Craters, California: Constraints on degassing phenomena and initial volatile content. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 35, p. 75-96.

Silver, L.A. and E.M. Stolper (1989) Water in albitic glasses. J. Petrol., 30, p. 667-709.

Rigden, S.M., T.J. Ahrens, and E.M. Stolper (1989) High pressure equation of state of molten anorthite and diopside. J. Geophys. Res., 94, p. 9508-9522.

Eckert, H., J.P. Yesinowski, and E.M. Stolper (1989) Quantitative NMR studies of water in silicate glasses. Solid State Ionics, 32/33, p. 298-313.

Anderson, A.T., Jr., S. Newman, S.N. Williams, T. H. Druitt, C. Skirius, and E. Stolper (1989) H2O, CO2, Cl and gas in Plinian and ash-flow Bishop rhyolite. Geology, 17, p. 221-225.

Blum, J.D., G.J. Wasserburg, I.D. Hutcheon, J.R. Beckett, and E.M. Stolper (1989) Diffusion, phase equilibria and partitioning experiments in the Ni-Fe-Ru system. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 53, p. 483-489.

Blum, J.D., G.J. Wasserburg, I.D. Hutcheon, J.R. Beckett, and E.M. Stolper (1989) Origin of opaque assemblages in C3V meteorites: Implications for nebular and planetary processes. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 53, p. 543-556.

Stolper, E. (1989) Temperature dependence of the speciation of water in rhyolitic melts and glasses. Amer. Mineral., 74, p. 1247-1257.

Mattioli, G.S., M.B. Baker, M.J. Rutter, and E.M. Stolper (1989) Upper mantle oxygen fugacity and its relationship to metasomatism. J. Geol., 97, p. 521-536.

Dobson, P.F., S. Epstein, and E.M. Stolper (1989) Hydrogen isotope fractionation between coexisting vapor and silicate glasses and melts at low pressure. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 53, p. 2723-2730.

Silver, L.A., P.D. Ihinger, and E.M. Stolper (1990) The influence of bulk composition on the speciation of water in silicate glasses. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 104, p. 142-162.

Beckett, J.R., A.J. Spivack, I.D. Hutcheon, G.J. Wasserburg, and E.M. Stolper (1990) Crystal chemical effects on the partitioning of trace elements between mineral and melt: An experimental study of melilite with applications to refractory inclusions from carbonaceous chondrites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 54, p. 1755-1774.

Dixon, J.E., D.A. Clague, and E.M. Stolper (1991) Degassing history of water, sulfur, and carbon in submarine lavas from Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii. J. Geol., 99, p. 371-394.

Zhang, Y., E.M. Stolper, and G.J. Wasserburg (1991) Diffusion of water in rhyolitic glasses. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 55, p. 441-456.

Miller, G.H., E.M. Stolper, and T.J. Ahrens (1991) The equation of state of a molten komatiite 2: Application to komatiite petrogenesis and the Hadean mantle. J. Geophys. Res., 96, p. 11,849-11,864.

Zhang, Y., E.M. Stolper, and G.J. Wasserburg (1991) Diffusion of a multi-species component and its role in oxygen and water transport in silicates. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 103, p. 228-240.

Carroll, M.R. and E.M. Stolper (1991) Argon solubility and diffusion in silica glass: Implications for the solution behavior of molecular gases. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 55, p. 211-225.

Zhang, Y. and E.M. Stolper (1991) Water diffusion in a basaltic melt. Nature, 351, p. 306-309.

Miller, G.H., E.M. Stolper, and T.J. Ahrens (1991) The equation of state of a molten komatiite 1: Shock wave compression to 36 GPa. J. Geophys. Res., 96, p. 11,831-11,848.

DePaolo, D.J., E.M. Stolper, and D.M. Thomas (1991) Physics and chemistry of mantle plumes. EOS, 72, p. 236-237.

Stolper, E.M. and S. Epstein (1991) An experimental study of oxygen isotope partitioning between silica glass and CO2 vapor. In Stable Isotope Geochemistry: A Tribute to Samuel Epstein. Special Publication No. 3, The Geochemical Society, p. 35-51 (ed. H.P. Taylor, Jr., J.R. O'Neil, and I.R. Kaplan, Lancaster Press, Inc.).

Jambon, A., Y. Zhang, and E.M. Stolper (1992) Experimental dehydration of natural obsidian and estimation of DH2O at low water contents. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 56, p. 2,931-2,935.

Erel, Y. and E.M. Stolper (1992) Modeling of rare-earth element partitioning between particles and solution in aquatic environments. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 57, p. 513-518.

Bacon, C.R., S. Newman, and E.M. Stolper (1992) Water, CO2, Cl and F in melt inclusions in phenocrysts from three Holocene explosive eruptions, Crater Lake, Oregon. Amer. Mineral., 77, p. 1021-1030.

Blank, J.G., E.M. Stolper, and M.R. Carroll (1993) Solubilities of carbon dioxide and water in rhyolitic melt at 850°C and 750 bars. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 119, p. 27-36.

Carroll, M.G. and E.M. Stolper (1993) Noble gas solubilities in silicate melts and glasses: New experimental results for argon and the relationship between solubility and ionic porosity. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 57, p. 5039-5051.

Chamberlin, L., J. Beckett, and E. Stolper (1994) Pd-oxide equilibration: A new experimental method for the direct determination of oxide activities in melts and minerals. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 116, p. 169-181.

Stolper, E. and S. Newman (1994) The role of water in the petrogenesis of Mariana trough magmas. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 121, p. 293-326.

Baker, M.B. and E.M. Stolper (1994) Determining the composition of high-pressure mantle melts using diamond aggregates. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 58, p. 2811-2827.

Beckett, J.R. and E. Stolper (1994) The stability of hibonite, melilite and other aluminous phases in silicate melts: Implications for the origin of hibonite-bearing inclusions from carbonaceous chondrites. Meteoritics, 29, p. 41-65.

Paque, J.M., J.R. Beckett, D.J. Barber and E.M. Stolper (1994) A new titanium-bearing calcium aluminosilicate phase: I. Meteoritic occurrences and formation in synthetic systems. Meteoritics, 29, p. 673-682.

Barber, D.J., J.R. Beckett, J.M. Paque, and E.M. Stolper (1994) A new titanium-bearing calcium aluminosilicate phase: II. Crystallography and crystal chemistry of grains formed in slowly cooled melts of CAI composition. Meteoritics, 29, p. 682-690.

Zhang, Y.S., T. Tanimoto, and E.M. Stolper (1994) S-wave velocity, basalt chemistry, and bathymetry along the mid-Atlantic ridge. Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 84, p. 79-93..

Matthews, A., J.M. Palin, S. Epstein, and E. Stolper (1994) Experimental study of 18O/16O partitioning between crystalline albite, albitic glass, and CO2 gas. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 58, p. 5255-5266.

Watson, L.L., I.D. Hutcheon, S. Epstein, and E.M. Stolper (1994) Water on Mars: Clues from D/H and water contents of hydrous phases in SNC meteorites. Science, 265, p. 86-90.

Erel, Y. and E.M. Stolper (1994) Reply to the comment by M. Bau on "Modeling of rare-earth element partitioning between particles and solution in aquatic environments". Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 58, p. 4525-4526.

Kubicki, J.D. and E.M. Stolper (1994) Structural roles of CO2 and [CO3]2- in fully-polymerized, sodium aluminosilicate melts and glasses. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 59, p. 683-698.

Mader, H.M., Y. Zhang, J.C. Phillips, R.S.J. Sparks, B. Sturtevant, and E. Stolper (1994) Experimental simulations of explosive degassing of magma. Proceedings of the International Seminar on the Physics of Vapor Explosions, p. 217-223, Tomakomai, Japan.

Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project (1994) Core-Logs, edited by E.M. Stolper and M.B. Baker, 471 pp., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena.

Chamberlin, L., J.R. Beckett, and E. Stolper (1995) Pd-oxide equilibration and the thermodynamic properties of MgAl2O4 spinel. Amer. Mineral. 80, p. 285-296.

Dixon, J.E., E.M. Stolper, and J.R. Holloway (1995) An experimental study of water and carbon dioxide solubilities in mid-ocean ridge basaltic liquids. Part I: Calibration and solubility models. J. Petrol., 36, p. 1607-1631.

Zhang, Y., E.M. Stolper, and P.D. Ihinger (1995) Kinetics of the reaction H2O+O=2OH in felsic glasses: Preliminary results. Amer. Mineral., 80, p. 593-612.

Baker, M.B., M.M. Hirschmann, M.S. Ghiorso, E.M. Stolper (1995) Compositions of near-solidus peridotite melts from experiments and thermodynamic calculations. Nature, 375, p. 308-311.

Dixon, J.E. and E.M. Stolper (1995) An experimental study of water and carbon dioxide solubilities in mid-ocean ridge basaltic liquids. Part II: Applications to degassing. J. Petrol., 36, p. 1633-1646.

Asimow, P.D., M.M. Hirschmann, M.S. Ghiorso, M.J. O'Hara, and E.M. Stolper (1995) The effect of pressure-induced solid-solid phase transitions on decompression melting of the mantle. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 59, p. 4489-4506.

Eiler, J.M., K.A. Farley, J.W. Valley, E.M. Stolper, E.H. Hauri, and H. Craig (1995) Oxygen isotope evidence against bulk recycled sediment in the mantle sources of Pitcairn island lavas. Nature, 377, p. 138-141.

Hirschmann, M.M. and E.M. Stolper (1996) A possible role for garnet pyroxenite in the origin of the "garnet signature" in MORB. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 124, p. 185-208.

Eiler, J.M., J.W. Valley, and E.M. Stolper (1996) Oxygen isotope ratios in olivine from the Hawaiian Scientific Drilling Project. J. Geophys. Res., 101, p. 11,807-11,813.

Baker, M.B., S. Alves, and E.M. Stolper (1996) Petrography and petrology of the HSDP lavas: Inferences from olivine phenocryst abundances and compositions. J. Geophys. Res., 101, p. 11,715-11,727.

Baker, M.B., M.M. Hirschmann, L.E. Wasylenki, M.S. Ghiorso, E.M. Stolper (1996) Quest for low-degree mantle melts - Reply. Nature, 381, p. 286.

DePaolo, D., E. Stolper, and D. Thomas (1996) The Hawaii scientific drilling project: Summary of preliminary results. GSA Today, 6, p. 1-8.

Palin, J.M., E.M. Stolper, and S. Epstein (1996) Oxygen isotope partitioning between rhyolitic glass/melt and CO2: An experimental study at 550-950 deg.C and 1 bar. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 60, p. 1963-1973.

Leshin, L.A., S. Epstein, and E.M. Stolper (1996) Hydrogen isotope geochemistry of SNC meteorites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 60, p. 2635-2650.

Stolper, E.M., D.J. DePaolo, and D.M. Thomas (1996) The Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project: Introduction to the special section. J. Geophys. Res., 101, p. 11,593-11,598.

Eiler, J.M., K.A. Farley, J.W. Valley, A.W. Hofmann, and E.M. Stolper (1996) Oxygen isotope constraints on the sources of Hawaiian volcanism. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 144, p. 453-468.

DePaolo, D.J. and E.M. Stolper (1996) Models of Hawaiian volcano growth and plume structure: Implications of results from the Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project. J. Geophys. Res., 101, p. 11,643-11,654.

Eiler, J.M., K.A. Farley, J.W. Valley, E.H. Hauri, H. Craig, S.R. Hart, and E.M. Stolper (1997) Oxygen isotope variations in ocean island basalt phenocrysts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 61, p. 2281-2293.

Asimow, P.D., M.M. Hirschmann, and E.M. Stolper (1997) An analysis of variations in isentropic melt productivity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 355, p. 255-281.

Zhang, Y., B. Sturtevant, and E.M. Stolper (1997) Dynamics of gas-driven eruptions: Experimental simulations using CO2-H2O- polymer system. J. Geophys. Res., 102, p. 3077-3096.

Valley, J.W., J.M. Eiler, C.M. Graham, E.K. Gibson, C.S. Romanek, and E.M. Stolper (1997) Low temperature carbonate concretions in the Martian meteorite ALH84001: Evidence from stable isotopes and mineralogy. Science, 275, p. 1633-1638.

Stolper, E.M. (1997) Adiabatic melting of the mantle. Geochemical Society Newsletter, 92, p. 7-9.

Hirschmann, M.M., M.B. Baker, and E.M. Stolper (1998) The effect of alkalis on the silica content of mantle-derived melts. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 62, p. 883-902.

Hirschmann, M.M., M.S. Ghiorso, L.E. Wasylenki, P.D. Asimow, and E.M. Stolper (1998) Calculation of peridotite partial melting from thermodynamic models of minerals and melts. I. Methods and comparison to experiments. J. Petrol., 39, p. 1091-1115.

Mendybaev, R.A., J.R. Beckett, E. Stolper, and L. Grossman (1998) Measurement of oxygen fugacities under extremely reducing conditions: non-Nernstian behavior of a Y2O3-doped zirconia oxygen sensor. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 62, p. 3131-3139.

Eiler, J.M., K.A. Farley, E.M. Stolper (1998) Correlated He and Pb isotope variations in Hawaiian lavas. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 62, p. 1977-1984.

Gaetani, G.A., P.D. Asimow, and E.M. Stolper (1998) Determination of the partial molar volume of SiO2 in silicate liquids at elevated pressures and temperatures: A new experimental approach. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 62, p. 2499-2508.

Eiler, J.M., B. McInnes, J.W. Valley, C.M. Graham, and E.M. Stolper (1998) Oxygen isotope evidence for slab-derived fluids in the sub-arc mantle. Nature, 393, p. 777-781.

Ihinger, P.D., Y. Zhang, and E.M. Stolper (1999) The speciation of dissolved water in rhyolitic melt. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 63, p. 3567-3578.

Asimow, P.D. and E.M. Stolper (1999) Steady-state mantle-melt interactions in one dimension: 1. Equilibrium transport and melt focusing. J. Petrol., 40, p. 475-494.

Nadeau, S.L., S. Epstein, and E. Stolper (1999) Hydrogen and carbon abundances and isotopic ratios in apatite from alkaline igneous intrusions, with a focus on carbonatites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 63, p. 1837-1851.

Kent, A.J.R., M.D. Norman, I.D. Hutcheon, E.M. Stolper (1999) Assimilation of seawater-derived components in an oceanic volcano: Evidence from matrix glasses and glass inclusions from Loihi seamount, Hawaii. Chem. Geol., 156, p. 299-319.

Hirschmann, M.M., M.S. Ghiorso, and E.M. Stolper (1999) Calculation of peridotite partial melting from thermodynamic models of minerals and melts. II. Isobaric variations in melts near the solidus and owing to variable source composition. J. Petrol., 40, p. 297-313.

Hirschmann, M.M., P.D. Asimow, M.S. Ghiorso, and E.M. Stolper (1999) Calculation of peridotite partial melting from thermodynamic models of minerals and melts. III. Controls on isobaric melt production and the effect of water on melt production. J. Petrol., 40, p. 831-851.

Kent, A.J.R., D.A. Clague, M. Honda, E.M. Stolper, I.D. Hutcheon, and M.D. Norman (1999) Widespread assimilation of a seawater-derived component at Loihi Seamount, Hawaii. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 63, p. 2749-2761.

Beckett, J.R. and E. Stolper (2000) The partitioning of Na between melilite and liquid: Part I. The role of crystal chemistry and liquid composition. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 64, p. 2509-2517.

Eiler, J.M., A. Crawford, T. Elliott, K.A. Farley, J.W. Valley, E.M. Stolper (2000) Oxygen isotope geochemistry of oceanic-arc lavas. J. Petrol., 41, p. 229-256.

Schiano, P., J.M. Eiler, and E.M. Stolper (2000) Primitive CaO-rich, silica-undersaturated melts in island arcs: Evidence for the involvement of clinopyroxene-rich lithologies in the petrogenesis of arc magmas. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 1, paper no. 1999GC000032.

Newman, S., E. Stolper, and R. Stern (2000) H2O and CO2 in magmas from the Mariana arc and back-arc systems. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 1, paper no. 1999GC000027.

Beckett, J.R., S.B. Simon, and E. Stolper (2000) The partitioning of Na between melilite and liquid: Part II. Applications to type B inclusions from carbonaceous chondrites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 64, p. 2519-2534.

Eiler, J.M., P. Schiano, N. Kitchen, and E.M. Stolper (2000) Oxygen-isotope evidence for recycled crust in the sources of mid-ocean-ridge basalts. Nature, 403, p. 530-534.

Asimow, P.D., M.M. Hirschmann, and E.M. Stolper (2001) Calculation of peridotite partial melting from thermodynamic models of minerals and melts. IV. Adiabatic decompression and the composition and mean properties of mid-ocean ridge basalts. J. Petrol., 42, p. 963-998.

Hawaii Scientific Drilling Project (2001) Deep drilling into a Hawaiian volcano. EOS, 82, p. 154-155.

Kessel, R., J.R. Beckett, E.M. Stolper (2001) Thermodynamic properties of the Pt-Fe system. American Mineralogist, 86, p. 1003-1014.

DePaolo, D.J., E. Stolper, and D.M. Thomas (2001) Deep drilling into a Hawaiian Volcano. Earth in Space, 13, p. 11-14.

Chen, G.Q., T.J. Ahrens, and E.M. Stolper (2002) Shock-wave equation of state molten and solid fayalite. Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 134, p. 35-52.

Mendybaev, R.A., J.R. Beckett, L. Grossman, E. Stolper, R.F. Cooper, and J.P. Bradley (2002) Volatilization kinetics of silicon carbide in reducing gases: an experimental study with applications to the survival of presolar grains in the solar nebula. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 66, p. 661-682.

Kent, A.J.R., D.W. Peate, S. Newman, and E.M. Stolper (2002) Chlorine in submarine glasses from the Lau Basin: Seawater contamination and constraints on the composition of slab-derived fluids. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 202, p. 361-377.

Gaetani, G.A., A.J.R. Kent, T.L. Grove, I.D. Hutcheon, and E.M. Stolper (2003) Mineral/melt partitioning of trace elements during hydrous peridotite partial melting. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 145, p. 391-405.

Appora, I., J.M. Eiler, A. Matthews, and E.M. Stolper (2003) Experimental determination of oxygen isotope fractionations between CO2 vapor and soda-melilite melt. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 67, p. 459-471.

Kessel, R., J.R. Beckett, and E.M. Stolper (2003) Experimental determination of the activity of chromite in multicomponent spinels. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 67, p. 3033-3044.

Hirschmann, M.M., T. Kogiso, M.B. Baker, and E.M. Stolper (2003) Alkalic magmas by partial melting of garnet pyroxenite. Geology, 31, p. 481-484.

Wasylenki, L.E., M.B. Baker, A.J.R. Kent, and E.M. Stolper (2003) Near-solidus melting of the shallow upper mantle: partial melting experiments on depleted peridotite. J. Petrol., 44, p. 1163-1191.

Kessel, R., J.R. Beckett, E.M. Stolper (2004) The activity of chromite in multicomponent spinels: Implications for T-ƒO2 conditions of equilibrated H chondrites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 39, p. 1287-1305.

Stolper, E., S. Sherman, M. Garcia, M. Baker, and C. Seaman (2004) Glass in the submarine section of the HSDP2 drill core, Hilo, Hawaii. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 5, Paper number Q07G15, doi:10.1029/2003GC000553.

Seaman, C., S. Sherman, M. Garcia, M. Baker, B. Balta, and E. Stolper (2004) Volatiles in glasses from the HSDP2 drill core. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 5, Paper number Q09G16, doi:10.1029/2003GC000596.

Kent, A.J.R., E.M. Stolper, D. Francis, J. Woodhead, R. Frei, and J. Eiler (2004) Mantle heterogeneity during the formation of the north Atlantic igneous province: Constraints from trace element and Sr-Nd-Os-O isotope systematics of Baffin Island picrites. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 5, Paper number Q11004, doi. 10.1029/2004GC000743.

Epstein, S., S. Newman, X. Xu, E.M. Stolper (2006) Changes in concentration and isotopic ratio of CO 2 in air in the Los Angeles basin between 1972 and 2001 (in preparation).

Eiler, J.M., M.J. Carr, M. Reagan, and E. Stolper (2005) Oxygen isotope constraints on the sources of Central American arc lavas. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 6, Q07007, doi: 10.1029/2004GC000804.

Kelley, K.A., T. Plank, T.L. Grove, E.M. Stolper, S. Newman, and E. Hauri (2006) Mantle melting as a function of water content beneath back-arc basins. J. Geophys. Res., 111, B09208, doi: 10.1029/2005JB003732.

Stolper, E.M. and P.D. Asimow (2007) Insights into mantle melting from graphical analysis of one-component systems. Amer. J. Sci., 307, p. 1051-1139.

Garcia, M.O., E.H. Haskins, E.M. Stolper, M. Baker (2007) Stratigraphy of the Hawaii scientific drilling project core (HSDP2): Anatomy of a Hawaiian shield volcano. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8, Paper number Q02G20, doi: 10.1029/2006GC001379.

Kessel, R., J.R. Beckett, and E.M. Stolper (2007) The thermal history of equilibrated ordinary chondrites and the relationship between textural maturity and temperature. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71, p. 1855-1881.

Eiler, J.M., P. Schiano, J.W. Valley, N.T. Kita, and E.M. Stolper (2007) Oxygen-isotope and trace element constraints on the origins of silica-rich melts in the subarc mantle. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8, Paper number Q09012, doi: 10.1029/2006GC001503.

Milman-Barris, M., J.R. Beckett, M.B. Baker, A.E. Hofmann, Z. Morgan, M. Crowley, D. Vielzeuf, and E.M. Stolper (2008) Zoning of phosphorus in magmatic olivine. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., doi: 10.1007/s00410-007-0268-7.

Pilet, S., M.B. Baker, and E.M. Stolper (2008) Metasomatized lithosphere and the origin of alkaline lavas. Science, 320, p. 916-919.

Newman, S., X. Xu, H.P. Affek, E. Stolper, and S. Epstein (2008) Changes in mixing ratio and isotopic composition of CO2 in urban air from the Los Angeles basin, California, between 1972 and 2003. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D23304, doi: 10.1029/2008JD009999.

Kelley, K.A., T. Plank, S. Newman, E.M. Stolper, T.L. Grove, S. Parman, E.H. Hauri (2010) Mantle melting as a function of water content beneath the Mariana arc. J. Petrol., doi: 10.1093/petrology/egq036.

Vielzeuf, D., N. Floquet, D. Chatain, F. Bonnete, D. Ferry, J. Garrabon, and E. Stolper (2010) Multilevel modular mesocrystalline organization in red coral. Amer. Mineral., 95, p. 242-248. @font-face { font-family: "New York"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; }

Boyce, J.W., Y. Liu, G.R. Rossman, Y. Guan, J.M. Eiler, E.M. Stolper and L.A. Taylor (2010) Lunar apatite with terrestrial volatile abundances. Nature, doi: 10.1038/nature09274.

Persikov, E.S., S. Newman, P.G. Bukhtiyarov, A.N. Nekrasov, and E.M. Stolper (2010) Experimental study of water diffusion in haplobasaltic and haploandesitic melts. Chem. Geol., doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.06.010.

Matzen, A., M.B. Baker, J.R. Beckett, and E.M. Stolper (2011) Fe-Mg partitioning between olivine and high-magnesian melts and the nature of Hawaiian parental liquids. J. Petrol., 52, p. 1243-1263, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egq089.

Pilet, S., M.B. Baker, O. Müntener, and E.M. Stolper (2011) Monte-Carlo simulations of metasomatic enrichment in the lithosphere and implications for the source of alkaline basalts. J. Petrol., 52, p. 1415-1442, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egr007

Eiler, J., E.M. Stolper, M.C. McCanta (2011) Intra- and intercrystalline oxygen isotope variations in minerals from basalts and peridotites. J. Petrol., 52, p. 1393-1413, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egr006.

Matzen, A.K., M.B. Baker, J.R. Beckett, E.M. Stolper (2013) The temperature and pressure dependence of nickel partitioning between olivine and silicate melt. J. Petrol. 54, p. 2521-2545, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egt055.

Stolper, E.M., M.B. Baker, M. Newcombe, M.E. Schmidt, et al. (2013) [18 authors] (2013) The petrochemistry of Jake_M: A martian mugearite. Science 341, doi: 10.1126/science.1239463.


Le Voyer, M., P. Asimow, J. Mosenfelder, Y. Guan, P. Wallace, P. Schiano, E.M. Stolper, J. Eiler (2014) Zonation of H2O, Cl and F concentrations around melt inclusions in olivines. J. Petrol, doi:10.1093/petrology/egu003.

Blake, D. F., R.V. Morris, G. Kocurek, S.M. Morrison, et al. [45 authors] (2013) Curiosity at Gale Crater, Mars: Characterization and analysis of the rocknest sand shadow. Science, 341, (6153). Art. No. 1239505. ISSN 0036-8075.

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McLennan, Scott M., R. B. Anderson, J. F. Bell III, J. C. Bridges, et al. [50 authors] (2013) Elemental geochemistry of sedimentary rocks in Yellowknife Bay, Gale Crater, Mars. Science 343, DOI: 10.1126/science.1244734.

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    Newcombe, M.E., A. Fabbrizio, Y. Zhang, C. Ma, M. Le Voyer, Y. Guan, J. Eiler, A. Saal, and E.M. Stolper (2013) Chemical zonation in olivine-hosted melt inclusions. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. (submitted).

    Treiman, A.H., J.W. Boyce, J. Gross, Y. Guan, J.M. Eiler, and E.M. Stolper (2014) Phosphate-halogen metasomatism of lunar granulite 79215: Impact-induced fractionation of volatiles and incompatible elements. Amer. Mineral. (accepted).