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
Russell JK, Kavanagh JL Sparks RSJ 2019. Kimberlite volcanology: Transport, ascent and eruption. Elements 15, 405-410.
Wilson AM, Russell JK, Ward BC 2019. Paleo-glacier reconstruction in southwestern British Columbia, Canada: A glaciovolcanic model. Quaternary Science Reviews 218, 178-188.
Jones TJ, Russell JK, D Sasse D 2019. Modification of Mantle Cargo by Turbulent Ascent of Kimberlite. Frontiers in Earth Science 7, 134.
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
Scott Smith B.H., Nowicki T.E., Russell J.K., Webb K.J., Mitchell R.H., Hetman C.M., Skinner E.M.W. and Robey J.V., 2018. A Glossary of kimberlite and related terms. Published by Scott-Smith Petrology Inc., North Vancouver, Canada. 3 Parts, 259pp. www.scottsmithpetrology.com. [Link: http://www.scottsmithpetrology.com/index.html]
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.
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.
Russell JK, Edwards B.R, Porritt L, Ryane C.. 2014. Tuyas: a descriptive genetic classification. Quaternary Science Reviews. 87:70-81.
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, Porritt L, Lavallee Y, Dingwell DB. 2012. Kimberlite ascent by assimilation-fuelled buoyancy. Nature. 481:352–356.
Giordano D, Russell JK, Dingwell DB. 2008. Viscosity of magmatic liquids: a model. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 271:123–134.