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
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
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.
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.
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, Edwards BR, Porritt L. 2013. Pyroclastic passage zones in glaciovolcanic sequences. Nature Communications. 4
Russell JK, Porritt L, Lavallee Y, Dingwell DB. 2012. Kimberlite ascent by assimilation-fuelled buoyancy. Nature. 481:352–356.
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.
Giordano D, Russell JK, Dingwell DB. 2008. Viscosity of magmatic liquids: a model. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 271:123–134.