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23. Kaviani, A., Sandvol, E., Ku, W., Beck, S.L., Türkelli, N., Özacar, A.A., Delph, J.R., 2022, "Seismic attenuation tomography of the Sn phase beneath the Turkish-Iranian Plateau and the Zagros mountain belt" Geosphere

22. Lynner, C., Delph, J.R., Portner, D.E., Beck, S.L., Sandvol, E., Ozacar, A.A., 2022, "Slab induced mantle upwelling beneath the Anatolian plateau" Geophys. Res. Lett.


21. Delph, J.R., Shimizu, K., & Ratschbacher, B.C., 2021, "The architecture of the southern Puna magmatic system: integrating seismic and petrologic observations with geochemical modeling", J. Geophys. Res. 

20. Koch, C.D., Delph, J.R., Beck, S.L., Lynner, C., Ruiz, M., Hernandez, S., Samaniego, P., Meltzer, A., Mothes, P., & Hidalgo, S., 2021, “Crustal thickness and magma storage beneath the Ecuadorian arc”, J. S. Am. Earth Sci., 110, 103331, doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2021.103331

19. Delph, J.R., Thomas, A.M., & Levander, A., 2021, “Subcretionary tectonics: Linking variability in the expression of subduction along the Cascadia forearc”, Earth planet. Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116724

18. Cosca, M.A., Reid, M.R., Delph, J.R., Whitney, D.L., Teyssier, C., Kuşcu, G., Blichert-Toft, J., & Rojay, B., 2021, “Temporal and geochemical evolution of Quaternary magmatism associated with the Anatolia-Arabia-Africa triple junction”, Geosphere, doi:10.1130/GES02266.1


17. Condit, C.B., Guevara, V.E., Delph, J.R., & French, M.E., 2020, “Slab dehydration in warm subduction zones at depths of episodic slip and tremor”, Earth planet. Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116601

16. Koch, CD, Lynner C, Delph, J.R., Beck, S.L., Meltzer, A., Soto-Cordero L., Hoskins M., Stachnik J., Ruiz M., Alvarado A., Font Y., Agurto-Detzel H., Charvis P., Regnier M., & Rietbrock A., 2019, “Structure of the Ecuadorian forearc from the joint inversion of receiver functions and ambient noise surface waves”, Geophysical Journal International, doi:10.1093/gji/ggaa237


15. Delph, J.R., Levander, A, Niu, & F, “Constraining crustal properties using receiver functions and the autocorrelation of earthquake-generated body waves”, Journal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2019JB017929Code available on Github

14. Reid, M.R., Delph, J.R., Cosca, M.A., Schleiffarth, W.K., & Kuscu, G.G., 2019, “Melt equilibration depths as sensors of lithospheric thickness during Eurasia-Arabia collision and the uplift of the Anatolian Plateau”, Geology, doi:10.1130/46420.1


13. Delph, J.R., Levander, A., & Niu, F., “Fluid controls on the heterogeneous seismic characteristics of the Cascadia margin”, Geophysical Research Letters45, 11021-11029, doi:10.1029/2018GL079518

12. Portner, D.E., Delph, J.R., Biryol, C.B., Beck, S.L., & Zandt, G., Ozacar, A.A., Sandvol, E., & Turkelli, N., (2018), “The process of subduction termination through progressive slab deformation across eastern Mediterranean subduction zones from updated P-wave tomography beneath Anatolia”, Geosphere, 14(3), 907-925, doi:10.1130/GES01617.1

11. Delph, J.R., Singer, B.S., & Dufek, J., (2018), “Geoscientists collaborate to understand silicic magma systems”, Eos, 99,


10. Abgarmi, B., Delph, J.R., Ozacar, A.A., Beck, S.L., Zandt, G., Sandvol, E., Turkelli, N., & Biryol, C.B., (2017), “Structure of the crust and African slab beneath the central Anatolian plateau from receiver functions: new insights on isostatic compensation and slab dynamics”, Geosphere, 13, doi:10.1130/GES01509.1

9. Delph, J.R., Abgarmi, B., Ward, K.M., Beck, S.L., Ozacar, A.A., Zandt, G., Sandvol, E., Turkelli, N., & Kalafat, D., (2017), “The effects of subduction termination on the continental lithosphere: Linking volcanism, deformation, surface uplift, and slab tearing in Central Anatolia”, Geosphere, 13, doi:10.1130/GES01478.1 

8. Ward, K.M., Delph, J.R., Zandt, G., Beck, S.L., & Ducea M.N. (2017), “Magmatic evolution of a Cordilleran flare-up and its role in the creation of silicic crust”, Scientific Reports, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-09015-5

7. Reid, M.R., Schleiffarth, W.K., Cosca, M., Delph, J.R., Blichert-Toft, J., & Cooper, K.M. (2017), “Shallow melting of MORB-like mantle under hot continental lithosphere, Central Anatolia”, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 18, 1866-1888, doi:10.1002/2016GC006772

6. Delph, J.R., Ward, K.M., Zandt, G., Ducea, M.N., & Beck, S.L. (2017), “Imaging a magma plumbing system from MASH zone to magma reservoir”, Earth planet. Sci. Lett., 457, 313-324, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.10.008


5. Han, L., Hole, J.A., Stock, J.M., Fuis, G.S., Williams, C.F., Delph, J.R., Davenport, K.K., & Livers, A.J. (2016), “Seismic imaging of the metamorphism of young sediment into new crystalline crust in the actively rifting Imperial Valley, California”, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, 4566-4584, doi:10.1002/2016GC006610

4. Ward, K.M., Delph, J.R., & Beck, S.L. (2016), “Extending recent seismic imaging successes to South America”, Eos, 97, doi:10.1029/2016EO051271


3. Delph, J.R., Zandt, G., & Beck, S.L. (2015), “A new approach to obtaining a 3D shear wave velocity model of the crust and upper mantle: An application to eastern Turkey”, Tectonophysics, 665, 92-100, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.091.031

2. Delph, J.R., Biryol, C.B., Beck, S.L., Zandt, G., & Ward, K.M. (2015), “Shear wave velocity structure of the Anatolian Plate: anomalously slow crust in southwestern Turkey”, Geophys. J. Int., 202, 261-276, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv141

1. Delph, J.R. & Porter, R.C. (2015), “Crustal Structure beneath Southern Africa: Insight into how Tectonic Events Affect the Mohorovicic Discontinuity”, Geophys. J. Int., 200, 254-264, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu376