Kelly Russell

Professor

EOS-South 253
(778) 995-7710
Not 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

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

2019

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.

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

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

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.

PRE-2016

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.