Kelly Russell

Professor

EOS-South 253
(778) 995-7710
Accepting students
faculty

My interests are in volcanology and igneous petrology as related to the formation, transport and eruption of magma.  More information VPL WEB SITE.

WEB BASED VISCOSITY CALCULATOR GRD VISCOSITY MODEL

  • Ph.D. University of Calgary 1984 (Jim Nicholls)
  • M.Sc. University of Calgary 1980 (Ed Ghent)
  • B.Sc. University of Manitoba 1976 (Honours Earth Science)
  • 2016   Fellow of Mineralogical Society of America
  • 2013  NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement Award (DAS) (2013-2016)
  • 2010  Career Achievement Medal, Volcanology, Geological Assocation Canada
  • 2008    Peacock Medallist (Past-President’s) Mineralogical Association Canada

Graduate Students

PhD Geological Sciences
PhD Geological Sciences
MSc Geological Sciences
MSc Geological Sciences

2018

Giordano D, Russell JK  2018. Towards a structural model for the visocity of geological melts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 501, 202-212.

Ryan AG, Friedlander EA, Russell JK, Heap MJ, Kennedy LA 2018. Hot pressing in conduit faults during lava dome extrusion: Insights from Mount St. Helens 2004–2008. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 482, 171-180

2017

Jones TJ, Russell JK 2017. Ash production by attrition in volcanic conduits and plumes. Scientific Reports 7 (1), 5538

Russell JK, Giordano D 2017. Modelling configurational entropy of silicate melts. Chemical Geology. 461:140-151.

2016

Vona A, Ryan AG, Russell JK, Romano C. 2016. Models for viscosity and shear localization in bubble-rich magmas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 449, 26–38.

2015

Ryan AG, Russell JK, Nichols ARL, Hess K-U, Porritt L. 2015. Experiments and models on H2O retrograde solubility in volcanic systems. American Mineralogist 100, 774-786.

Brett RC, Russell JK, Andrews GDM, Jones TJ. 2015. The ascent of kimberlite: Insights from olivine. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 424:119–131.

2014

Russell JK, Edwards B.R, Porritt L, Ryane C.. 2014. Tuyas: a descriptive genetic classification. Quaternary Science Reviews. 87:70-81.

2013

Campbell ME, Russell JK, Porritt L. 2013. Thermomechanical milling of accessory lithics in volcanic conduits. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 377:276-286.

Russell JK, Edwards BR, Porritt L. 2013. Pyroclastic passage zones in glaciovolcanic sequences. Nature Communications. 4

2012

Russell JK, Porritt L, Lavallee Y, Dingwell DB. 2012. Kimberlite ascent by assimilation-fuelled buoyancy. Nature. 481:352–356.

2009

Quane SL, Russell JK, Friedlander EA. 2009. Time scales of compaction in volcanic systems. Geology. 37:471–474.

Kennedy LA, Russell JK, Nelles E. 2009. Origins of Mount St. Helens cataclasites: experimental insights. American Mineralogist. 94:995–1004.

2008

Giordano D, Russell JK, Dingwell DB. 2008. Viscosity of magmatic liquids: a model. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 271:123–134.