John Maclennan

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • 2013
  • Parnell-Turner, R.E., N.J. White, J. Maclennan, T.J. Henstock, B.J. Murton, S.M. Jones, Crustal manifestations of a hot transient pulse at 60° N beneath the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 363, 109-120, 2013 [online article]
  • Maclennan, J., Earth science: All rise for the case of the missing magma, Nature, 494, 182-183, 2013 [online article]
  • Thomson, A., J. Maclennan, The distribution of olivine compositions in Icelandic basalts and picrites, Journal of Petrology, 54 (4), 745-768, 2013 [online article]
  • Rudge, J.F., J. Maclennan, A. Stracke, The geochemical consequences of mixing melts from a heterogeneous mantle, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 114, 112-143, 2013 [online article]
  • Neave, D.A., E. Passmore, J. Maclennan, G. Fitton, T. Thordarson, Crystal–Melt Relationships and the Record of Deep Mixing and Crystallization in the AD1783 Laki Eruption, Iceland, Journal of Petrology, 54 (8), 1661-1690, 2013 [online article]
  • Ferguson, D.J., J. Maclennan, I.D. Bastow, D.M. Pyle, S.M. Jones, D. Keir, J.D. Blundy, T. Plank and G. Yirgu, Melting during late-stage rifting in Afar is hot and deep, Nature, 499, 70-73, 2013 [online article]
  • Walters, R.L., S.M. Jones and J. Maclennan, Renewed melting at the abandoned Húnafloí Rift, northern Iceland, caused by plume pulsing, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 377-8, 227-238, 2013 [online article]
  • Schmidt, P., B. Lund, C. Hieronymus, J. Maclennan, T. Árnadóttir and C. Pagli, Effects of present-day deglaciation in Iceland on mantle melt production rates, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 3366–3379, 2013 [online article]
  • Sims, K.W.W., J. Maclennan, J. Blichert-Toft, E.M. Mervine, J. Blusztajn and K Grönvold, Short length scale mantle heterogeneity beneath Iceland probed by glacial modulation of melting, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 379, 146-157, 2013 [online article]
  • Shorttle, O., J. Maclennan and A.M. Piotrowski, Geochemical provincialism in the Iceland plume, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi.10.1016/j.gca.2013.08.032, in press, 2013 [online article]
  • Jones, S.M., B.J. Murton, J.G. Fitton, N.J. White, J. Maclennan and R. L. Walters, A Joint Geochemical-Geophysical Record of Time-Dependent Mantle Convection South of Iceland, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., in press, 2013. [online article]
  • 2012
  • Collins, S.J., J. Maclennan, D.M. Pyle, S.J. Barnes and B.G.J. Upton, Two phases of sulphide saturation in Réunion magmas: Evidence from cumulates, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 337, 104-113, 2012 [online article]
  • Obbard, D.J., J. Maclennan, K.W. Kim, A. Rambaut, P.M. O’Grady and F.M. Jiggins, Estimating divergence dates and substitution rates in the Drosophila phylogeny, Molecular Biology and Evolution, 29 (11), 3459-3473, 2012 [online article]
  • Passmore, E., J. Maclennan, G. Fitton, T. Thordarson, Mush disaggregation in basaltic magma chambers: evidence from the AD 1783 Laki eruption, Journal of Petrology, 53 (12), 2593-2623, 2012 [online article]
  • 2011
  • Winpenny, B. and J. Maclennan, A partial record of mixing of mantle melts preserved in Icelandic phenocrysts, Journal of Petrology, 52, 1791-1812, 2011 [online article]
  • Poore, H., N. White and J. Maclennan, Ocean circulation and mantle melting controlled by radial flow of hot pulses in the Iceland plume, Nature Geoscience, 4, 558-561, 2011 [online article]
  • Shorttle, O. and J. Maclennan, Compositional trends of Icelandic basalts: Implications for short length-scale lithological heterogeneity in mantle plumes, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.,12, Q11008, 2011 [online article]
  • 2010
  • Shorttle, O., J. Maclennan and S.M. Jones, Control of the symmetry of plume-ridge interaction by spreading ridge geometry, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.,11, Q0AC05, doi:10.1029/2009GC002986, 2010. [online article]
  • Maclennan, J., Mid-ocean ridges: Widening the goal posts, Nature Geoscience, 3, 229-230, 2010. [online article]
  • 2009
  • Collins, S.J., D.M. Pyle and J. Maclennan, Melt inclusions track pre-eruption storage and dehydration of magmas at Etna, Geology, 37, 571-574, 2009. [online article]
  • Rubin, K.H., J.M. Sinton, J. Maclennan and E. Hellebrand, Magmatic filtering of mantle composition at mid-ocean ridge volcanoes, Nature Geoscience, 2, 321-328, 2009. [online article]
  • Nisbet, E.G., S.M. Jones, J. Maclennan, G. Eagles, J. Moed, N. Warwick, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, J.A. Pyle and C.M.R. Fowler, Kick-starting ancient warming, Nature Geoscience, 2, 156-159, 2009. [online article]
  • 2008
  • Maclennan, J., Concurrent mixing and cooling of melts under Iceland, Journal of Petrology, 49, 1931-1953, 2008. [online article]
  • Sigmarsson, O., J. Maclennan and M. Carpentier, Geochemistry of Igneous Rocks in Iceland: a review, Jokull, 58, 139-160, 2008.
  • Maclennan, J., Lead isotope variability in olivine-hosted melt inclusions from Iceland, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 4159-4176, 2008. [online article]
  • Maclennan, J., The supply of heat to mid-ocean ridges by crystallization and cooling of mantle melts, In: Modeling Hydrothermal Processes at Oceanic Spreading Centers: Magma to Microbe, Geophys. Monogr. Ser., 178, ed. by R.P. Lowell, J.S. Seewald, M.R. Perfit and A. Metaxas, 300pp, American Geophys. Union, Washington, DC, 2008.
  • Koepke, J., D. M. Christie, W. Dziony, F. Holtz, D. Lattard, J. Maclennan, S. Park, B. Scheibner, T. Yamasaki and S. Yamazaki, Petrography of the Dike/Gabbro Transition at IODP Site 1256 (Equatorial Pacific): The evolution of the Granoblastic Dikes, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. doi:10.1029/2008GC001939, 2008. [online article]
  • Michalk, D., A. Muxworthy, H. Bohnel, J. Maclennan and N. Nowczyk, Evaluation of the multispecimen parallel differential pTRM method: A test on historical lavas from Iceland and Mexico., Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03740.x, 2008. [online article]
  • 2007
  • Holness, M.B., A.T. Anderson, V.M. Martin, J. Maclennan, E. Passmore and K. Schwindinger, Textures in Partially Solidified Crystalline Nodules: a Window into the Pore Structure of Slowly Cooled Mafic Intrusions, J. Petrol., doi:10.1093/petrology/egm016, 2007.[abstract] [online article]
  • Khan, A., J.A.D Connolly, J. Maclennan and K. Mosegaard, Joint Inversion of Seismic and Gravity Data for Lunar Composition and Thermal State, Geophys. J. Int., 168, 243-258, 2007.[abstract] [online article]
  • 2006
  • Khan, A., J. Maclennan, S.R. Taylor and J.A.D. Connolly, Are the Earth and the Moon Compositionally Alike? - Inferences on Lunar Composition and Implications for Lunar Origin and Evolution from Geophysical Modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 111, E05005, doi: 10.1029/2005JE002608, 2006. [abstract] [online article]
  • Wilson, D.S. and 52 others, Drilling to gabbro in intact ocean crust, Science, 312, 1016-1020, 2006. [abstract] [online article] [POPULARISED THROUGH MULTIPLE ARTICLES IN INTERNATIONAL PRESS]
  • Maclennan, J. and S.M. Jones, Regional uplift, gas hydrate dissociation and the origins of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 245, 65-80, 2006. [abstract] [online article]
  • 2005
  • Jones, S.M. and J. Maclennan, Crustal flow beneath Iceland, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B09410, doi10.1029/2004JB003592, 2005.[abstract] [online article]
  • Maclennan, J., T. Hulme, and S. C. Singh, Cooling of the lower oceanic crust, Geology, 33, 357-360, 2005.[abstract] [online article]
  • 2004
  • Cannat, M., J. Cann and J. Maclennan, Some hard rock constraints on the supply of heat to mid-ocean ridges, In: Mid-ocean ridges: Hydrothermal Interactions between the Lithosphere and Oceans, edited by C.R. German, J. Lin and L.M Parson, Geophys. Monogr. Ser.,vol. 148, AGU, Washington, D.C., 2004.[abstract][online article]
  • Maclennan, J., T. Hulme, and S. C. Singh, Thermal models of oceanic crustal accretion: Linking geophysical, geological and petrological observations, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 5, Q02F25, doi:10.1029/2003GC000605, 2004.[abstract] [online article]
  • 2003
  • Maclennan, J., D. McKenzie, K. Gronvöld, N. Shimizu, J. M. Eiler, and N. Kitchen, Melt mixing and crystallization under Theistareykir, northeast Iceland, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 4(11), 8624, doi:10.1029/2003GC000558, 2003.[abstract] [online article]
  • Maclennan, J., D. McKenzie, F. Hilton, K. Gronvöld and N. Shimizu, Geochemical variability in a single flow from northern Iceland, J. Geophys. Res., 108(B1), 2007, doi10.1029/2000JB000142, 2003.[abstract] [online article]
  • 2002
  • Maclennan, J., M. Jull, D. McKenzie, L. Slater and K. Gronvöld, The link between volcanism and deglaciation in Iceland, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 3(11), 1062, doi10.1029/2001GC000282, 2002.[abstract] [online article][SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN HIGHLIGHT]
  • Jones, S., N. White and J. Maclennan, V-shaped ridges around Iceland: Implications for spatial and temporal patterns of mantle convection, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 3(10), 1059, doi10.1029/2002GC000361, 2002.[abstract][online article]
  • Maclennan, J. and B. Lovell, Control of regional sea level by surface uplift and subsidence caused by magmatic underplating of Earth's crust, Geology, 30, 675-678, 2002.[abstract][online article]
  • 2001
  • Maclennan, J., D. McKenzie and K. Gronvöld, Plume driven upwelling under central Iceland, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 194, 67-82, 2001.[abstract][online article]
  • Maclennan, J., D. McKenzie, K. Gronvöld and L. Slater, Crustal accretion under northern Iceland, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 191, 295-310, 2001.[abstract][online article]