In Preparation

Feng*, H., M. Tominaga, D. Lizarralde, J. A. Greene*, M. A. Tivey, and S. Swift, “Extent and impact of Cretaceous magmatism on the evolution of Jurassic-age oceanic crust in the western Pacific”, in prep., G3.


In Revision

Published (peer-reviewed) [* denotes grad and ** denotes undergrad student members in MAPLES ]

  1. Ortiz, E.*,  M. Tominaga, D. Cardace, M. O. Schrenk, T. M. Hoehler, M. D. Kubo, and D. F. Rucker,2017, Geophysical Characterization of Serpentinite Hosted Hydrogeology at the McLaughlin Natural Reserve, Coast Range Ophiolite,  Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., doi:2017GC007001, accepted.
  2. Tominaga, M., A. Beinlich, E. A. Lima, B. Hampton, M. A. Tivey, B. Weiss, and Y. Harigane, 2017, Multi-scale magnetic mapping of serpentinite carbonation, Nature Comm., doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01610-4.
  3. Greene*, J. A., M. Tominaga, N. G. Miller, D. R. Hutchinson, and M. R. Karl*, 2017, Refining the Formation and Early Evolution of the Eastern North American margin (ENAM): New Insights from Multiscale Magnetic Anomaly Analyses, Journ. Geophys. Res., doi/10.1002/2017JB014308.
  4. . Escartin, J., C. Mével, S. Petersen, D. Bonnemains, M. Cannat, M. Andreani, N. Augustin, A. Bezo, V. Chavagnac, Y. Choi, M. Godard, K. Haaga, C. Hamelin, B. Ildefonse, J. Jamieson, B. John, T. Leleu, C. J. MacLeod, M. Massot-Campos, P. Nomikou, J. A. Olive, M. Paquet, C. Rommevaux, M. Rothenbeck, A. Steinfuhrer, M. Tominaga, L. Triebe, R. Garcia, R. Campos, 2017, Tectonic structure, evolution, and the nature of oceanic core complexes and their detachment fault zones (13° 20’N and 13° 30’N, Mid Atlantic Ridge), accepted. G3.
  5. Miller, H., J. M. Matter, P. Kelemen, E. T. Ellison, M. E. Conrad, N. Fierer, **T. Ruchala, M.Tominaga, and A. S. Templeton, 2016, Reply to Methane origin in the Samail ophiolite by Etiope 2016, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.11.011.
  6. Tominaga, M., M. A. Tivey, C. J. MacLeod, C. J. Lissenberg, A. Morris, D. J. Shillington, and V. Ferrini, 2016, Characterization of the in situ magnetic architecture of oceanic crust (Hess Deep) using near-source vector magnetic data, Journ. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2015JB012783.
  7. Escartín, J., F. Leclerc, M. Catherine, C. Mathilde, S. Petersen, N. Augustin, N. Feuillet, D. Christine, A.  Bezos, D. Bonnemains, V.  Chavagnac, Y. Choi, M. Godard, K. A. Haaga, C. Hamelin, B. Ildefonse, T. Leleu, J.  Jamieson, B. E. John, C. J. MacLeod, M. M. Campos, P. Noumikou;, J.-A. Olive, M. Paquet, C. Rommevaux-Jestin, M. Rothenbeck, A. Steinfürer, M. Tominaga, L. Triebe, R. Campos, N. Gracias, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, and M. Andreani, 2016, First direct observation of coseismic slip and seafloor rupture along a submarine normal fault and implications for fault slip history, EPSL, 450, 96-107.
  8. Miller, H., J. M. Matter, P. Kelemen, E. T. Ellison, M. E. Conrad, N. Fierer, T. Ruchala*, M. Tominaga, and A. Templeton, 2016, Modern water/rock reactions in Oman hyperalkaline peridotite aquifers and implications for microbial habitability, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 179, 217-241.
  9. Tominaga, M., M. A. Tivey, and W. W. Sager, 2015, Revealing globally coherent magnetic reversals in the Jurassic Quiet Zone, GRL, doi:10.1002/2015GL065394.
  10. Stadler*, T. A., and M. Tominaga, Intraplate volcanism of the Western Pacific: Insights from Geological and Geophysical Observations in the Pigafetta Basin, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys, doi:10.1002/2015GC005873.
  11. Greene**, J. A., M. Tominaga, and D. K. Blackman, Subsurface implications of spatially variable seafloor character on the Atlantis Massif,  Deep Sea Research II, 246-255.
  12. Sager, W. W., M. Pueringer, M. Ooga, B. Housen, C. Carvallo, and M. Tominaga, 2015,Paleomagnetism of igneous rocks from Shatsky Rise and implications for Oceanic Plateau Volcanism, in Neal, C. R., Sager, W., Sano, T., and Erba, E., eds., The Origin, Evolution, and Environmental Impact of Oceanic Large Igneous Provinces: Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Paper 511, doi: 10.1130/2015.2511(08), 147-171.
  13. Tominaga, M., G. Itturino, and H. Evans, 2015, The uppermost crustal formation history of Shatsky Rise, a large igneous province in the northwestern Pacific, Geophys. Res. Lett. doi: 10.1002/2014GL061630.
  14. Augustin, N., C. W. Devey, F. M. van der Zwan, P. Feldens, M. Tominaga, R. A. Bantan, and T. Kwasnitschka, 2014, The rifting to spreading transition in the Red Sea, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 395, 217-230.
  15. Veloso, E., R. Anma, M. Tominaga, N. Hayman, N. Astudillo, Karuya, R. González, T, Yamazaki, and C. Arriagada, 2014, Construction Methanism of Sheeted Dike Complex at Superfast-Spreading oceanic ridges, insights from IODP Hole 1256D (Eastern Pacific), Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., doi: 10.1002/2013GC004957.
  16. Tominaga, M., 2013, “Imaging” the cross section of oceanic crust: the development and future of scientific ocean basement electrical resistivity logging, Tectonophysics, doi:10.106/j.tecto.2013.06.018.
  17. Ferrini, V. L., D. J. Shillington, K. Gillis, D. A. H. Teagle, C. J. MacLeod, A. Morris, P. W. Cazenave, S. Hurst, M. Tominaga, and JC21 Scientific Party, 2013, Evidence of mass failure in the Hess Deep Rift from multi-resolutional bathymetry data, Marine Geology, 339, 13-21.
  18. Tominaga, M., H. Evans and G. Itturino, 2012, “Equator-Crossing” of Shatsky Rise? The tectonic motion captured in GPIT data at the drilled basement of a large igneous province, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2012GL052967.
  19. Malinverno, A., J. C. Hildebrandt, M. Tominaga, J. Channel, 2012, M-sequence geomagnetic polarity time scale (MHTC12) that steadies global spreading rates and incorporates astrochronology constraints, Journ. Geophys. Res., doi.10.1029/2012JB009260.
  20. Blackman, D. K., B. Ildefonse, B. E. John, Y. Ohara, D. J. Miller, N. Abe, A. Abratis, E. S. Andal, M. Andreani, S. Awaji, J. S. Beard, D. Brunelli, A. B. Charney, D. M. Christie, J. Collins, A. G. Delacour, H. Delius, M. Drouin, F. Einaudi, J. Escartin, B. R. Frost, G. Früh-Green, P. B. Fryer, J S. Gee, M. Godard, C. B. Grimes, A. Halfpenny, H.-E. Hansen, A. C. Harris, A. Tamura, N. W. Hayman, E. Hellebrand, T. Hirose, J. G. Hirth, S. Ishimaru, K. T. M. Johnson, G. D. Karner, M. Linek, C. J. MacLeod, J. Maeda, O. U. Mason, A. M. McCaig, K. Michibayashi, A. Morris, T. Nakagawa, T. Nozaka, M. Rosner, R. C. Searle, G. Suhr, M. Tominaga, A. von der Handt, T. Yamazaki, and X. Zhao, 2011, Drilling constraints on lithospheric accretion and evolution at Atlantis Massif, Mid-Atlantic Ridge 30ºN, Journ. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/20010JB007931.
  21. Tominaga, M., Lyle, M. C., and Mitchell, N., 2011, Seismic Interpretation of pelagic sedimentation regimes in the 18-53 Ma eastern equatorial Pacific: Basin-scale sedimentation and infilling of abyssal valleys, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., doi:10.1029/2010GC003347.
  22. Tominaga, M., and W. W. Sager, 2010a, Revised Pacific M-anomaly Geomagnetic Polarity Time Scale, Geophys. Journ. Int., 182, 203-232.
  23. Tominaga, M., and W. W. Sager, 2010b, The Tectonic Origin of the Magnetic Smooth Zone in Early Cretaceous North Atlantic, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, doi:10.1029/2009GL040984.
  24. Tominaga, M., and S. Umino, 2010, East Pacific Rise Lava Deposition History: the First Cross Section View of the Superfast Spreading Upper Oceanic Crust, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., Q05003, doi:10.1029/2009GC002933.
  25. Zhao, X., and M. Tominaga, 2009, Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic results from lower crustal rocks of IODP Site U1309: implication for thermal and accretion history of the Atlantic Massif, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2009.04.017.
  26. Tominaga, M., D. A. H. Teagle, J. C. Alt, and S. Umino, 2009, Determination of the    Volcanostratigraphy of Oceanic Crust Formed at Superfast Spreading Ridge: Electrofacies Analyses of ODP/IODP Hole 1256D, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 10, Q01003, doi:10.1029/2008GC002143.
  27. Iwashita, D., N. Morita, and M. Tominaga, 2008, Shear-type Borehole Wall Shifts Induced during Lost Circulations, Soc. Petrol. Eng. Dril. Compl., 23, 301-313.
  28. Swift, S, M. Raichow, A. Tikku, M. Tominaga, and L. Gilbert, 2008, Vertical velocity structure of upper ocean crust at ODP Hole 1256D, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys.,Q10O13, doi:10.1029/2008GC002188.
  29. Tominaga, M., W. W. Sager, M. A. Tivey, and S. M. Lee, 2008, Deep-tow Profile Study of the Pacific Jurassic Quiet Zone and Inferences for the Geomagnetic Polarity Reversal Timescale and Jurassic Geomagnetic Field Behavior, Journ. Geophys. Res, 113, doi:10.1029/2007JB005527.
  30. Ildefonse, B., D. K. Blackman, B. E. John, Y. Ohara, D. J. Miller, C. J. MacLeod, and Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expeditions 304/305 Science Party, 2007, Oceanic core complexes and crustal accretion at slow-spreading ridges, Geology, 35, 623-626.
  31. Tivey, M. A., W. W. Sager, S. Lee, and M. Tominaga, 2006, Rapid magnetic field reversal and low amplitude as a cause of the Pacific Jurassic Quiet Zone, Geology, 34, 9, 789-792, doi:10.1130/G22849.
  32. Wilson, D. S., D. A.H. Teagle, J. C. Alt, N. R. Banerjee, S. Umino, S. Miyashita, G. D. Acton, R. Anma, R. Barr, A. Belghoul, J. Carlut, D. M. Christie, R. M. Coggon, K. M. Cooper, C. Cordier, L. Grispini, S. R. Durand, F. Einaudi, L. Galli, Y. Gao, J. Geldmacher, L. A. Gilbert, N. W. Hayman, E. Herrero-Bervera, N. Hirano, S. Holter, S. Ingle, S. Jiang, U. Kalberkamp, M. Kerneklian, J. Koepke, C. Laverne, H. L. Lledo Vasquez, J. Maclennan, S. Morgan, N. Neo, H. J. Nichols, S. Park, M. K. Reichow, T. Sakuyama, T. Sano, R. Sandwell, B. Scheibner, C. E. Smith-Duque, S. A. Swift, P. Tartarotti, A. A. Tikku, M. Tominaga, E. A. Veloso, Toru Yamazaki, S. Yamazaki, and C. Ziegler, 2006, Drilling to Gabbro in Intact Ocean Crust, Science, 312, 1016-1020.
  33. Tominaga, M., W. W. Sager, and J. E. T. Channel, 2005, Paleomagnetism of the Basaltic Section, Site1213, Shatsky Rise, In Bralower, t. J., Premoli Silva, I., and Malone, M. J., (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Res., 198: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1-15.