Carol A. Stein

PUBLICATIONS:


Stein, S., Stein, C., Elling R., Kley, J., Keller, R., Wysession, M., Rooney T., Fredericksen, A., and Moucha, R., Insights from North America’s Failed Midcontinent Rift into the Evolution of Continental Rifts and Passive Continental Margins, Tectonophysics, 744, 403-421, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2018.07.021. For pdf click here

Stein, C.A., Stein, S., Elling, R., Keller, G.R., and Kley, J., Is the "Grenville Front" in the central United States really the Midcontinent Rift?, GSA Today, v. 28, no. 5, 4-10, 2018. For pdf click here

Rose, W.I., Vye, E.C., Stein, C.A., Malone, D.H., Craddock, J. P., and Stein, S.A., Jacobsville Sandstone: a candidate for nomination for "Global Heritage Stone Resource" from Michigan, USA, Episodes, 40(3), 213-219, 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.18814/epiiugs/2017/v40i3/017024.

Ola, O., Frederiksen, A. W., Bollmann, T., van der Lee, S., Darbyshire, F., Wolin, E., Revenaugh, J., Stein, C., Stein, S., and Wysession, M., Anisotropic zonation in the lithosphere of Central North America: Influence of a strong cratonic lithosphere on the Mid-Continent Rift, Tectonophysics, 683, 367-381, 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2016.06.03. For pdf click here

Stein, S., C. Stein, J. Kley, R. Keller, M. Merino, E. Wolin, D. Jurdy, D. Wiens, M. Wysession, G. Al-Equabi, W. Shen, A. Frederiksen, F. Darbyshire, G. Waite, W. Rose, E. Vye, T. Rooney, R. Moucha, and E. Brown, When rift met LIP: new insights about the Midcontinent Rift, Eos, 97, 2016, doi:10.1029/2016EO056659. Published on 04 August 2016. for pdf click here

Malone, D.H., Stein, C.A., Craddock, J.P., Kley, J., Stein, S., and Malone, J.E., Maximum depositional age of the Neoproterozoic Jacobsville Sandstone, Michigan: Implications for the evolution of the Midcontinent Rift, Geosphere, v. 12, no. 4,. 1271–1282 , 2016, doi:10.1130/GES01302.1. for pdf click here

"Lake Superior and the Midcontinent Rift: A billion year story", 14 minute video about the Midcontinent Rift project (December 2015). to watch video click here

Stein, C.A., Kley, J., Stein, S., Hindle, D., and Keller, G. R., North America's Midcontinent Rift: When rift met LIP, Geosphere, v. 11, no. 5, 1607-1616, doi:10.1130/GES01183.1, 2015. for pdf click here.

Stein, S., Stein, C.A., Blavascunas, E., Kley, J., Using Lake Superior Parks to Explain the Midcontinent Rift, Park Science, v. 32, 1, 19-29, 2015. for pdf click here.

Stein, C.A., Stein, S., Are large oceanic depth anomalies caused by thermal perturbations?, in Foulger, G.R., Lustrino, M., and King, S.D., eds., The Interdisciplinary Earth: A Volume in Honor of Don L. Anderson, Geological Society of America Special Paper 514 and American Geophysical Union Special Publication 71, doi:10.1130/2015.2514(12), 2015. GSA website and for pdf click here.

Stein, C.A., Stein, S., Merino, M., Keller, G.R., Flesch, L.M., Jurdy, D.M., Was the Midcontinent Rift part of a successful seafloor-spreading episode?, Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (5), 1465-1470, 2014, DOI: 10.1002/2013GL059176. For pdf click here

Merino, M., Keller, G.R., Stein, S., Stein, C., Variations in Mid-Continent Rift magma volumes consistent with microplate evolution, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, doi:10.1002/grl.50295, 2013.

Stein, S., S. van der Lee, D. Jurdy, C. Stein, D. Wiens, M. Wysession, J. Revenaugh, A. Frederiksen, F. Darbyshire, T. Bollmann, J. Lodewyk, E. Wolin, M. Merino, and K. Tekverk, Learning from failure: the SPREE Mid-Continent Rift Experiment, GSA Today, 21, 9, pp 5-7, September 2011.

Chang, S.-J., Merino, M., Van der Lee, S., Stein, S., and C.A. Stein, Mantle flow beneath Arabia offset from the opening Red Sea, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38,, L04301, doi:10.1029/2010GL045852, 2011.

Hutnak, M., Fisher, A.T., Harris, R., Stein, C., Wang, K., Spinelli, G., Schindler, M., Villinger, H., and E. Silver, Large heat and fluid fluxes driven through mid-plate outcrops on ocean crust, Nature Geoscience, Published online: 01 August 2008; doi:10.1038/ngeo264, 2008.

Stein, C.A., and R. P. Von Herzen, Potential effects of hydrothermal circulation and magmatism on heat flow at hotspot swells, in Foulger, G. R., and Jurdy, D. M. (eds.), Plates, Plumes, and Planetary Processes, Geol. Soc. Am. Sp. Paper. 430, 261-274, doi: 10.1130/2007.2430(13), 2007. For pdf click here

McKenna, J., S. Stein, and C. A. Stein, Is the New Madrid seismic zone hotter and weaker than its surroundings?, in Stein, S. and Mazzotti, S., (eds.), Continental Intraplate Earthquakes, Geol. Soc. Am. Special Paper 425, 167-175,doi: 10.1130/2007.2425(12), 2007. For pdf click here

Hutnak, M., A. T. Fisher, C. A. Stein, R. Harris, K. Wang, E. Silver, G. Spinelli, M. Pfender, H. Villinger, B. MacKnight, P. C. Pisani, H. Deshon, and C. Diamente, The thermal state of 18-24 Ma upper lithosphere subducting below the Nicoya Peninsula, northern Costa Rica margin, in The Seismogenic Zone of Subduction Thrust Faults, ed. Dixon, T.H. and Moore, J. C., Columbia University Press, New York, 86-122, 2007. For pdf click here

Von Herzen, R., E. E. Davis, A. T. Fisher, C. A. Stein, and H. N. Pollack, Comments on "Earth's heat flux revised and linked to chemistry", by A. M. Hofmeister and R. E. Criss, Tectonophysics, 409, 193-198, 2005. For pdf click here

DeLaughter, J., C. A. Stein, and S. Stein, Hotspots: a view from the swells, in Foulger, G. R., J. Natland, D. C. Presnall, and D. L. Anderson (eds.), Plates, plumes, and paradigms, Geol. Soc. Am. Sp. Paper 388, 257-278, doi: 10.1130/2005.2388(16), 2005. For pdf click here

Stein, S., and C. A. Stein, Lithosphere, Energy Flows, in Encyclopedia of Energy, Volume 3, Elsevier, Inc., 663-669, 2004.

Stein, C. A., Heat flow and flexure at subduction zones, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, No. 23, 2197 doi 10.1029/2003GL018478, (05 December) 2003. For pdf click here

Fisher, A. T., C. A. Stein, R. N. Harris, K. Wang, E. A. Silver, M. Pfender, M. Hutnak, A. Cherkaoui, R. Bodzin, and H. Villinger, Abrupt thermal transition reveals hydrothermal boundary and role of seamounts within the Cocos Plate, Geophys. Res. Lett., 30, doi10.1029/2002GL016766, 2003. For pdf click here

Stein, C. and S. Stein, Mantle plumes: heat flow near Iceland, Astronomy and Geophysics, 44, 8-10, 2003. For pdf click here

Stein, C. A., and R. P. Von Herzen, Geophysical Heat Flow, in Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences, eds. Steele, J., Thorpe, S., and K. Turekian, Academic Press LTD, London, 1149-1157, 2001. For pdf click here

Pribnow, D.F.C., Kinoshita, M., and Stein, C.A., Thermal data collection and heat flow recalculations for ODP Legs 101-180. Institute for Joint Geoscientific Research, GGA,#0120432, 2000. For link click here

DeLaughter, J., S. Stein, and C. Stein, Extraction of the lithospheric aging signal from satellite geoid data, Earth. Planet Sci. Lett., 174, 173-181, 1999. For pdf click here

DeLaughter, J., S. Stein, C. Stein, and K. Bain, Preconceptions about earth science among students in an introductory course, EOS, 79, 429, 1998. For html click here

Stein, C., and S. Stein, Estimation of lateral hydrothermal flow distance from spatial variations in oceanic heat flow, Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 2323-2326, 1997. For pdf click here

Stein, S., and C. Stein, Ocean depths and the Lake Wobegone Effect, Science, 275, 1613-1614, 1997. For html click here

Stein, S., and C. Stein, Thermo-mechanical evolution of oceanic lithosphere: implications for the subduction process and deep earthquakes, in: Subduction: Top to Bottom, Geophysical Monograph 96 edited by G. Bebout, D. School, and S. Kirby, Am. Geophys. Un., Washington, D.C., 1-17, 1996. For pdf click here

Stein, C., S. Stein, and A. Pelayo, Heat flow and hydrothermal circulation, in: Physical, chemical, biological and geological interactions within hydrothermal systems, AGU Mono., edited by Humphris, S., L. Mullineaux, R. Zierenberg and R. Thomson, Am. Geophys. Un., Washington, D.C., 425-445, 1995. For pdf click here

Richardson, P., S. Stein, C. Stein, and M. Zuber, Geoid data and the thermal structure of oceanic lithosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 22, 1913-1916, 1995. For pdf click here

Stein, C. and S. Stein, Modeling heat flow and hydrothermal circulation in young crust, Ridge Events, 6, 1, 9-11, 1995.

Stein, C. A., Heat flow of the Earth, Global Earth Physics: A Handbook of Physical Constants, AGU Reference Shelf 1, edited by T. J. Ahrens, Am. Geophys. Un., 144-158, 1995.

Pelayo, A., S. Stein, and C. Stein, Estimation of oceanic hydrothermal heat flux from the depths of midocean ridge seismicity and magma chambers and heat flow data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 21, 713-716, 1994. For pdf click here

Stein, C. and S. Stein, Comparison of plate and asthenospheric flow models for the evolution of oceanic lithosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 21, 709-712, 1994. For pdf click here

Stein, C. and S. Stein, Constraints on hydrothermal flux through the oceanic lithosphere from global heat flow, J. Geophys. Res, 99, 3081-3095, 1994. For pdf click here

Shoberg, T., C. Stein, and S. Stein, Constraints on lithospheric thermal structure for the Indian Ocean basin from depth and heat flow data, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 1095-1098, 1993. For pdf click here

Stein, C. and S. Stein, Constraints on Pacific midplate swells from global depth-age and heat flow-age models, in Pringle, M., W. Sager, W. Sliter, and S. Stein (eds), The Mesozoic Pacific, Geophysical Monograph 76, 53-76, American Geophysical Union, 1993. For pdf click here

Abbott, D. H., C. A. Stein, and O. Diachok, Topographic relief and sediment thickness: their effects on the thermal evolution of oceanic lithosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 19, 1975-1978, 1992. For pdf click here

Stein, C. and S. Stein, A model for the global variation in oceanic depth and heat flow with lithospheric age, Nature, 359, 123-128, 1992. For pdf click here

Cloetingh, S., C. Stein, P. Reemst, F. Gradstein, P. Williamson, N. Exon, and U. von Rad, The relationship between continental margin stratigraphy, deformation, and intraplate stresses for the Indo-Australian region, Proc. of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Leg 123, eds. Gradstein, F. M. Ludden, J. N., et al., 671-713, 1992.

Govers, R., M. J. R. Wortel, S. A. P. L. Cloetingh, and C. A. Stein, Stress magnitude estimates from earthquakes in oceanic plate interiors, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 11749-11759, 1992.

Wang, Z. and C. A. Stein, Subsidence of the Gulf of Papua in Cenozoic, Tectonophys., 205, 409-426, 1992.

Stein, C. A., and D. H. Abbott, Implications of estimated and measured thermal conductivity for oceanic heat flow studies, Mar. Geophys. Res., 13, 311-329, 1991.

Stein, C. A., Book Review of The Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics by C. M. R. Fowler, Cambridge University Press, l990, EOS Trans. Am. Geophys. Un., 72, 427-428, 1991.

Stein, C. A., and D. H. Abbott, Heat flow constraints on the South Pacific superswell, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 16,083-16,100, 1991. For pdf click here

Stein, C. A., S.A.P.L. Cloetingh, M.J.R. Wortel, Kinematics and mechanics of the Indian Ocean diffuse plate boundary zone, Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, Leg 116, 261-277, 1990.

Stein, C. A. and J. K. Weissel, Constraints on Central Indian Basin thermal structure from heat flow, seismicity, bathymetry, Tectonophys., 176, 315-332, 1990.

Stein, C. A., S. A. P. L. Cloetingh, M. J. R. Wortel, SEASAT-derived gravity constraints on stress and deformation in the northeastern Indian Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett., 16, 823-826, 1989.

Stein, C. A., M. A. Hobart, and D. Abbott, Has the Wharton Basin's Heat Flow Been Perturbed by the Diffuse Plate Boundary's Formation in the Indian Ocean?, Geophys. Res. Lett., 15, 455-458, 1988.

Stein, S., C. DeMets, R. G. Gordon, J. Brodholt, J. F. Engeln, D. A. Wiens, D. Argus, P. Lundgren, C. Stein, and D. F. Woods, A test of alternative Caribbean plate relative motion models, J. Geophys. Res., 93, 3041-3050, 1988.

Stein, S., J. Engeln, C. Demets, R. Gordon, D. Woods, D. Argus, P. Lundgren, C. Stein, and D. Wiens, The Nazca-South America convergence rate and the recurrence of the great 1960 Chilean earthquake, Geophys. Res. Lett., 13, 713-716, 1986.

Wiens, D., S. Stein, C. Demets, R. Gordon and C. Stein, Plate tectonic models for Indian Ocean "intraplate" deformation, Tectonophysics, 132, 37-48, 1986.

Wiens, D., C. Demets, R. Gordon, S. Stein, D. Argus, J. Engeln, P. Lundgren, D. Quible, C. Stein, S. Weinstein and D. F. Woods, A diffuse plate boundary model for central Indian Ocean tectonics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 12, 429-423, 1985.

Stein, C. A. and J. R. Cochran, The transition between the Sheba Ridge and Owen Basin: Rifting of old oceanic lithosphere, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 81, 47-74, 1985. For pdf click here

Carol A. Stein's maiden name is Geller.

Geller, C. A., J. K. Weissel and R. N. Anderson, Heat transfer and intraplate deformation in the Central Indian Ocean basin, J. Geophys. Res., 88, 1018-1032, 1983.

Weissel, J. K., R. N. Anderson and C. A. Geller, Deformation of the Indo-Australian plate, Nature, 287, 284-291, 1980.