J. K. Russell
Volcanology Laboratory
Earth & Ocean Science

University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4 CANADA
-mail: krussell@eos.ubc.ca
telephone: (+1-604) 822-2703 ; fax: (-6088)


[2005 .... ]

Giordano, G Russell JK Dingwell, D.B. (2008) Viscosity of magmatic liquids: A model. Earth & Planetary Sciences, 271, 123-134. [EPSL_GRD2008.pdf]

Van Straaten, BI Kopylova, M Russell, JK Webb, KJ Scott Smith, BH (Accepted Pending Revision April ‘07). Mineral geochemical fingerprinting of the Victor North pyroclastic kimberlite, Ontario, Canada. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research.

Ghent, E Edwards, BR Russell, JK Mortensen, J (In Press, Aug’07) Mesozoic granulite facies xenoliths from Prindle volcano, Alaska. Lithos. [15 pgs, 8 figs, 3 tables].

Robert, G Giordano, D Russell, JK Romano, C (Accepted, July’07) High-T deformation of volcanic materials in the presence of water. American Mineralogist.

Michol, KA Russell, JK Andrews, GDM (Accepted, July’07) Welded block and ash flow deposits from Mt Meager, B.C. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research.

Moss, S Russell, JK Andrews, GDM (In Press July ‘07) Progressive infilling of a kimberlite pipe at Diavik, NWT, Canada: insights from volcanic facies architecture, textures and granulometry. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research.

Giordano, D. & Russell, J.K. (2007) A rheological model for glassforming silicate melts in the systems CAS, MAS, MCAS. Journal Physics Condensed Matter, 19, 205148.  [JPCM_GR07.pdf].

Harder, M. and Russell, J.K. (2007) Basanite glaciovolcanism at Llangorse Mountain, northern British Columbia. Bulletin Volcanology, 69, 329-340. [BV_hr07.pdf].

Giordano, D., Mangicapra, A., Potuzak, M., Russell, J.K., Romano, C., Dingwell, D.B., and Di Muro, A. (2006) An expanded nonArrhenian model for silicate melt viscosity: A treatment for metaluminous, peraluminous and peralkaline melts. Chemical Geology , 229, 42-56. [ Chem_Geol_Getal06.pdf] [ [Visc_Calculator.XLS]].

Quane, S.L. and Russell, J.K. (2006) Bulk and particle strain analysis in high-temperature deformation experiments. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research, 154, 63-73.[JVGR_qr06.pdf].

Edwards, B.R. and Russell, J.K. (2006) Introduction to mantle to magma special issue. Lithos 87, vii-ix. [ Lithos_er06.pdf].

Harder, M. and Russell, J.K. (2006) Thermal state of the upper mantle beneath the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province, British Columbia, Canada. Lithos, 87, 1-22. [Lithos_hr06.pdf].

Russell, J.K. and Giordano, D. (2005) A model for silicate melt viscosity in the System CaMgSi2O6-CaAl2Si2O8-NaAlSi3O8. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 5333-5349. [ gca_rg05.pdf] [Calculator (XLS)] .

Grunder, A.L. and Russell, J.K. (2005) Welding processes in volcanology: Insights from field, experimental and modeling studies. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research, 142, 1-9. [jvgr_gr05.pdf].

Russell, J.K. & Quane, S. (2005) Rheology of welding: Inversion of field constraints. J. Volc. & Geoth. Res., 142, 173-191.[jvgr_rq05.pdf].

Quane, S. & Russell, J.K. (2005) Welding: Insights from high-temperature analogue experiments. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research, 142, 67-87. [jvgr_qr05.pdf].

Quane, S.L., and Russell, J.K. (2005) Ranking welding intensity in pyroclastic deposits. Bulletin Volcanology, 65, 129-143. [bv_qr05.pdf]

[2000 -2004]

Quane, S., Russell, J.K., & Kennedy, L.A. (2004) A low-load, high-temperature deformation apparatus for volcanological studies. American Mineralogist (Letters) 89, 873-877. [am_qrk04.pdf]

Ghent, E., Dipple, G.M. & Russell, J.K. (2004) Thermodynamic models for eclogitic mantle lithosphere. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 218, 451-462.[epsl_gdr04.pdf]

Stewart, M.S., Russell, J.K. & Hickson, C.J (2004) Discrimination of hot versus cold avalanche deposits: Implications for hazard assessment at Mount Meager, B.C. Natural Hazards & Earth System Sciences, 3, 713-724. [nhess_srh04.pdf]

Russell, J.K., Giordano, D. & Dingwell, D (2003) High-temperature limits on viscosity of non-Arrhenian silicate melts. American Mineralogist (Letters), 8, 1390-1394. [ am_rgd03.pdf ]

Quane, S. & Russell, J.K. (2003) Rock strength as a metric of welding intensity in pyroclastic deposits. European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 855-864.

Kennedy, L.A., Russell, J.K. & Kopylova, M.G. (2002) Mantle shear zones revisited: The connection between cratons and mantle dynamics. GEOLOGY, 30, 419-422.

Kelman, M., Russell, J.K., & Hickson, C.J. (2002) Effusive intermediate glaciovolcanism in the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt, southwestern British Columbia, Canada. In: Smellie, J.L., and Chapman, M.G. (eds.)Volcano-Ice Interaction on Earth and Mars. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 202, 195-211. [KRH_GSL_2002.pdf]

Edwards, B.R. and Russell, J.K. (2002) Glacial influences on morphology and eruption products of Hoodoo Mountain volcano, Canada. In: Smellie, J.L., and Chapman, M.G. (eds.) Volcano-Ice Interaction on Earth and Mars., Geological Society of London, Sp. Pub. 202, 179-194. [ER_GSL_2002.pdf]

Edwards, B.R., Russell, J.K., and Anderson, R.G. (2002) Subglacial, phonolitic volcanism at Hoodoo Mountain volcano, northern Canadian Cordillera. Bulletin of Volcanology, 64, 254-272. [ bv_era02.pdf]

Russell, J.K., Giordano, D., Dingwell, D.B., and Hess, K.-U. (2002) Modelling the non-Arrhenian rheology of silicate melts: Numerical considerations. European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 417-428.

Coulson, I., Villeneuve, M., Dipple, G.M., Duncan, R., Russell, J.K. & Mortensen, J. (2002). Timescales of assembly and thermal history of a composite felsic pluton: constraints from the Emerald Lake area, northern Canadian Cordillera, Yukon. J. Volcanology & Geothermal Research, 114, 1-27. [jvgr_cetal05.pdf]

Russell, J.K, Dipple. G.M. & Kopylova, M.G. (2001) Heat flow and heat production in mantle lithosphere from the Slave craton: Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 123, 27-44. [ pepi_rdk01.pdf ]

Rust, A. & Russell, J.K. (2001) Mapping porosity variation in a welded pyroclastic deposit with signal and velocity patterns from GPR surveys. Bulletin of Volcanology, 62, 457-463. [ jvgr_rr01.PDF ]

Russell, J.K. & Hauksdottir, S. (2001) Estimates of crustal assimilation in Quaternary lavas from the northern Cordillera, British Columbia. Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 275-297.[ cm_rh01.pdf ]

Kopylova, M.G. & Russell, J.K. (2000) Chemical stratification of cratonic lithosphere: constraints from the northern Slave craton, Canada. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 181, 71-87. [epsl_kr00.pdf]

Kopylova, M.G., Russell, J.K., Stanley, C.R. & Cookenboo, H. (2000) Garnet from Cr- and Ca-saturated mantle: implications for diamond exploration. Journal of Geochemical Exploration, 68, 183-199.

Price, S., Russell, J.K. & Kopylova, M.G. (2000) Primitve magma from the Jericho pipe, N.W.T., Canada: Constraints on primary kimberlite melt chemistry. Journal of Petrology, 41, 789-808. [ jp_prk00.pdf]

Edwards, B.R. & Russell, J.K. (2000) The distribution, nature, and origin of Neogene-Quaternary magmatism in the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province, Canada. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 112, 1280-1295. [ GSAB_ER2000.pdf]

Russell. J.K. & Stasiuk, M.V. (2000) Ground-penetrating radar mapping of Minoan volcanic deposits and the Late Bronze Age paleotopography, Thera, Greece. Geological Society of London, Special Volume 171, The Archaeology of Geological Catastrophes, 105-121. [RS_GSL_2000.pdf]


Hickson, C.J., Russell, J.K. & Stasiuk, M.V. (1999) Volcanology of the 2350 BP eruption of Mount Meager volcanic complex: Implications for hazards from eruptions in topographically complex terrain. Bulletin of Volcanology 60, 489-507.[ bv_hrs99.pdf ]

Edwards, B.R. & Russell, J.K. (1999) The northern Cordilleran volcanic province: A northern Basin and Range? GEOLOGY, 27, 243-246.

Rust, A.R. & Russell, J.K. (1999) Detection of welding in pyroclastic flows with ground penetrating radar: insights from field and forward modelling data. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research ,95, 23-34. [jvgr_rr99.pdf]

Rust. A., Russell, J.K. & Knight, R.J. (1999) Dielectric constant as a predictor of porosity in volcanic rocks. Journal of Volcanology & Geothermal Research , 91, 79-96. [jvgr_rrk99.pdf]

Russell, J.K., Dipple, G.M., Lang, J.R. & Lueck, B. (1999) Major element discrimination of titanian andradite from magmatic and hydrothermal environments: An example from the Canadian cordillera. European Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 919-935.

Kopylova, M.G., Russell, J.K. & Cookenboo, H. (1999) Petrology of peridotite and pyroxenite xenoliths from the Jericho kimberlite: Implications for thermal state of the mantle beneath the Slave craton, northern Canada. Journal of Petrology, 40, 79-104. [jp_krc99.pdf]

Russell, J.K. & Kopylova, M.K. (1999) A steady-state conductive geotherm for the north central Slave, Canada: Inversion of petrological data from the Jericho kimberlite pipe. Journal of Geophysical Research 104, 7089-7101.[JGR_rk99.pdf]

Coulson, I., Russell, J.K. & Dipple. G.M.(1999) Origins of the Zippa Mountain pluton: A Late Triassic, arc-derived ultrapotassic magma from the Canadian Cordillera. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 36, 1415-1434.

Kopylova, M.G., Russell, J.K. & Cookenboo,H. (1998) Upper-mantle stratigraphy of the Slave craton, Canada: insights into a new kimberlite province. Geology, 26, 315-318.

Edwards, B.R. & Russell, J.K. (1998) Time-scales of magmatic processes: new insights from dynamic models for magmatic assimilation. Geology, 26, 1103-1106.

Russell, J.K. and Snyder, L.S. (1997) Petrology of picritic basalts from Kamloops, British Columbia: Primary liquids from a Triassic-Jurassic Arc. Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 521-541.

Russell, J.K. and Stasiuk, M.V. (1997) Characterization of volcanic deposits with ground-penetrating radar. Bulletin of Volcanology, 58: 515-527. [ BV_rs97.pdf ]

Edwards, B.R. & Russell, J.K. (1996) Influence of magmatic assimilation on mineral growth and zoning. Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 1149-1162. [Figures & Summary]

Edwards, B.R. and Russell, J.K. (1996) A review and analysis of silicate mineral dissolution experiments in natural silicate melts. Chemical Geology, 130, 233-245. [cg_er96.pdf]

Halleran, A.A.D. and Russell, J.K. (1996) REE-bearing alkaline pegmatites and associated LREE-enriched fenites at Mount Bisson, British Columbia. Economic Geology, 91, 451-459.

Cui, Y. and Russell, J.K. (1995) Magmatic origins of calc-alkaline intrusions from the Coast Plutonic Complex, southwestern British Columbia. Canadian Journal Earth Sciences, 32, 1643-1667.

Cui, Y. and Russell, J.K. (1995) Nd-Sr-Pb isotopic studies of the southern Coast Plutonic complex, southwestern British Columbia. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 107, 127-138.

Lang, J.R., Lueck, B., Mortensen, J.K., Russell, J.K., Stanley, C.R., and Thompson, J.F.H. (1995) Triassic-Jurassic silica-undersaturated and silica-saturated alkalic intrusions in the Cordillera of British Columbia: Implications for aia: Implications for arc magmatism. Geology, 23, 451-454.

Russell, J.K., Edwards, B.E. and Snyder, L. (1995) Volatile production possibilities during magmatic assimilation:Heat and mass balance constraints. Mineralogical Association of Canada, Short Course on Magmas, Fluids and Ore Deposits, (ed) J.F.H. Thompson, Short Course Volume 23, 1-24.


Russell, J.K., Groat, L.A. and Halleran, A.D. (1994) LREE-Rich Niobian Titanite from Mount Bisson, BC: Chemistry and exchange mechanisms, Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 575-587.

Snyder , L. and Russell, J.K. (1994) Petrogenetic relationships and assimilation processes in the alkalic iron mask batholith, south central British Columbia. In Porphyry Deposits of the Northwestern Cordillera of North America, (edited by T. Schroeder), CIM Special Volume 46, 593-608.

Keep, M. and Russell, J.K. (1992) Mesozoic Alkaline Rocks of the Averill Plutonic Complex. Canadian Journal of Earth Science, 29:2508-2520.

Nicholls, J. and Russell, J.K. (1991) Recognition of Cogenetic Igneous Rocks: Application to Magma Batches in Kilauea, 1954-1971. Canadian Mineralogist, 29:981-993.

Russell, J.K. and Stanley, C.R. (1990) Theoretical Considerations for the Development and Use of Chemical Variation Diagrams. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 54:2419-2431.

Russell, J.K. (1990) Magma Mixing Processes: Insights Provided by Thermodynamic Calculations, in Modern Methods of Igneous Petrology, Mineralogical Society of America, Reviews in Mineralogy, 23:153-190.

Nicholls, J. and Russell, J.K. (1990) Modern Methods of Igneous Petrology (eds. J. Nicholls & J.K. Russell), Mineralogical Society of America, Reviews in Mineralogy, 23: 314 pages.

Russell, J.K. and Stanley, C.R. (1990) Theory and Application of Pearce Element Ratios to the Analysis of Geochemical Data (eds. J.K. Russell & C.R. Stanley), Geological Association of Canada, Short Course 8, 315 pgs.

Russell, J.K., Nicholls, J., Stanley, C.R., and Pearce, T.H. (1990) Pearce Element Ratios: A Paradigm for the Testing of Petrologic Hypotheses, EOS, 71:234-341.

Russell, J. K. and Stanley, C. R. (1990) Origins of the 1954-1960 Lavas of Kilauea Volcano: Constraints on Shallow Reservoir Magmatic Processes, Journal Geophysical Research, 95, 5021-5047.



Stanley, C.R. and Russell, J. K. (1989) Petrologic hypothesis testing with Pearce element ratio diagrams: Derivation of diagram axes. Contributions Mineralogy Petrology, 103:78-89.

Stanley, C.R. and Russell, J. K. (1989) PEARCE.PLOT--A Turbo-Pascal program for the analysis of rock compositions with Pearce element ratio diagrams. Computers and Geoscience, 15:905-926.

Stanley, C.R. And Russell, J. K. (1989) PEARCE.PLOT--Interactive graphics-supported software for testing petrologic hypotheses with Pearce element ratio diagrams. American Mineralogist, 74:317-320.

Russell, J.K. and Nicholls, J., (1988) Analysis of petrologic hypotheses with Pearce element ratios. Contributions Mineralogy Petrology, 99:25-35.

Russell, J. K. (1988) Aspects of Heat Transfer in Magmas. In Short Course on Heat Flow, Metamorphism and Tectonics, (eds., E. G. Nisbet and G. Quinlan), Mineralogical Association Canada, 115-155.

Russell, J. K., Nixon, G. T., Pearce, T. H. (1987) Petrographic constraints on modelling the crystallization of basalt magmas, Cow's Lake, S. E. Oregon. Canadian J. Earth Science, 25, 486-494.

Russell, J. K. (1987) Crystallization and vesiculation of the 1984 eruption of Mauna Loa. J. Geophysical Research, 92-No. B13:13731-13743.

Nielsen, R. L., Glazner, A. F., Baker, D. B., Nekvasil, H., Russell, J. K. (1987) Developments in empirical and theoretical phase equilibria models for natural systems, EOS, 121-127.

Pearce, T. H., Russell, J. K., and Wolfson, I. (1987) Laser interference and Nomarski interference imaging of zoning profiles in plagioclase phenocrysts from the May 18th, 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens, Washington. American Mineralogist, 72:1131-1143.

Russell, J. K., and Nicholls, J., (1987) Early crystallization history of alkali olivine basalts, Diamond Craters, Oregon, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 51, 143-154.

Nicholls, J., Russell, J.K. and Stout, M.Z. (1986) Testing Magmatic Hypotheses with Thermodynamic Modelling. In Short Course on Silicate Melts, (ed., C. M. Scarfe), Mineralogical Association Canada, 210-235.

Russell, J. K. (1986) A Fortran 77 Computer program for the least squares analysis of chemical data in Pearce variation diagrams, Computers in Geoscience, 12, 327-354.

Russell, J. K. and Nicholls, J. (1985) Application of Duhem's Theorem to the estimation of extensive and intensive magma characteristics. Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 479-488.

Russell, J. K. (1981) Metamorphism of the Thompson Nickel Belt gneisses; Paint Lake, Manitoba. Canadian J. Earth Science, 18:191-209.



Other Publications [Field reports, maps etc.]

Russell, J.K., Hickson, C.J., Stewart, M.L. & Stasiuk, M.V. 2003. Field guide to the 2360 B.P. eruption of Mount Meager, Pemberton, British Columbia. In: Geological Field Trips in Southern British Columbia, Geological Association of Canada, Cordilleran Section. Vancouver, British Columbia, 161-186.

Kelman, M.,Hickson, C.J. & Russell, J.K. 2003. Quaternary glaciovolcanism along the Whistler corridor. In: Geological Field Trips in Southern British Columbia, Geological Association of Canada, Cordilleran Section. Vancouver, British Columbia, 147-159.

Edwards, B.R., Russell, J.K. & Harder, M. (2003) An overview of Neogene to Recent volcanism in the Atlin volcanic district of the northern Cordilleran volcanic province, northwestern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research 2003-A08; 8 p.

Harder, M., Russell, J.K., Anderson, R.G. & Edwards, B.R. (2003) Llangorse volcanic field, British Columbia. Current Research 2003-A06; 12 p.

Stewart, M L, Russell, J K & Hickson, C J. (2002) Revised stratigraphy of the Pebble Creek Formation, British Columbia: evidence for interplay between volcanism and mountainous terrain. Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research 2002-E3; 7 p.

Kelman, M.C., Russell, J.K., and Hickson, C.J. (2002) Glaciovolcanism at Ember Ridge, Mount Cayley volcanic field, southwestern British Columbia; Current Research 2002-A15; Geological Survey of Canada.

Kelman, M.C., Russell, J.K., & Hickson, C.J. (2001) Preliminary petrography and chemistry of the Mount Cayley volcanic field, British Columbia; Current Research 2001-A11; Geological Survey of Canada.

Stewart, M.L., Russell, J.K., & Hickson, C.J. (2001) Discrimination of hot versus cold avalanche deposits: implications for hazards assessment at M hazards assessment at Mount Meager, British Columbia; Current Research 2001-A10; Geological Survey of Canada.

Edwards, B.R., Anderson, R.G. and Russell, J.K. , Hastings, N.L., and Guo, Y.T. (2000). The Quaternary HoodooMountain volcanic complex and Paleozoic and Mesozoic basement rocks;Parts of Hoodoo Mountain (NTS 104B/14) and Craig River (NTS 104b/11) map areas, northwestern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Map and Open File 3721, 1:50,000 scale.

Resnick, J., Anderson, R.G., Russell, J.K., Edwards, B.R., and Grainger, N.C. (1999) Neogene basaltic flowrocks, xenobasaltic flowrocks, xenoliths, ltic flowrocks, xenoliths, and related diabase, northern Nechako River map area, central British Columbia; Current Research 1999-A; Geological Survey of Canada, p. 157-167.

Russell, J.K. and others (1998) The ice cap of Hoodoo Mountain volcano, northwestern B.C., Estimates of shape and thickness from surface radar surveys. Geological Survey of Canada, Current Research, 1998-A, Geological Survey of Canada, 55-63.

Duncan, R.A., Russell, J.K., Hastings, N.L., & Anderson, R.G. (1998) Geology, mineralogy, geochemistry andphysical properties of the mid-Cretaceous Emerald Lake pluton, southeastern Yukon; Geological Surveyof Canada, Open File 3571.

Edwards, B.R., Anderson, R.G. and Russell, J.K. (1996) Geology of the Quaternary Hoodoo Mountain volcaniccomplex and adjacent Paleozoic and Mesozoic basement rocks; Parts of Hoodoo Mountain and Craig River map areas, northwestern British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Map and Open File.

Stasiuk, M.V. and Russell, J.K. (1994) Preliminary studies of Recent volcanic deposits in southwestern British Columbia using ground penetrating radar. Current Research 1994-A; Geological Survey of Canada, 151-157.

Stasiuk, M.V., Russell, J.K. and Hickson, C.J. (1994) Influence of magma chemistry on eruption behaviour from the distribution and nature of the 2400 Y.B.P. eruption products of Mount Meager, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 2843, 38 pp.

Lewis, P.D., Mader, U., and Russell, J.K. (1989) Geology and structure of the Kobau Group between Oliver and Cawston, B.C.; B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Open File 1989-2, map and notes.

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