Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences
20 Oxford Street
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA 02138


1973: B.A. with honors - Harvard University - History of Science and Geology
1977: M.S. - SUNY, Stony Brook, New York
1980: Ph.D. - SUNY, Stony Brook - Thesis Title: A major and trace element approach to basalts  Thesis Advisor: G. N. Hanson


1973 - 1974: Henry Russell Shaw traveling fellowship from Harvard University
1980 - 1981: Post-doctoral fellowship from Lamont-Doherty
1983 - 1985: Alfred Sloan Research Fellow
1993: Fellow, American Geophysical Union
1996: N. L. Bowen Award, American Geophysical Union
1997: Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1998: Daly Lecturer, American Geophysical Union
1998: Fellow, Geochemical Society and European Geochem. Soc.
2003: Arthur Holmes Medal, European Union of Geosciences
2006: Member, National Academy of Sciences


1998 - 2000 Co-founder, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems
2000 - 2002 AGU Nominations Committee
2000 - 2006; Ridge 2000 Steering Committee


1981 - 1986 Assistant Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs., of Columbia University, Palisades, New York
1986 - 1988 Associate Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs.
1988 - 2002 Professor, Lamont-Doherty Geol. Obs.
1989 - 2002 Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Lamont-Doherty
1989 - 1990 Visiting Scientist, Institut de Physique du Globe, Paris
2002 - 2003 Visiting Scientist, Institut de Physique du Globe, Paris
2002 - Professor of Geochemistry, Harvard University


1984      R/V Kana Keoki        Izu volcanic arc and back-arc rifts (Petrologist)
1985      R/V New Horizon     East Pacific Rise : 6°-13° N (Co-Chief Scientist - CHEPR)
1985      R/V Knorr                  Mid-Atlantic Ridge : Kane Fracture Zone (Chief for petrology program)
1987      R/V Oceanus              Mid-Atlantic Ridge : 26°-32°N (Chief for petrology program)
1987      R/V Atlantis II/Alvin  Bonin back-arc rifts (Petrologist)
1989      R/V T. Washington     E.Pacific Rise (Co-Chief Scientist - VENTURE)
1991      R/V Atalante               Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Petrologist - Project SIGMA)
1992      R/V Atlantis II             Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 32°41°N (Chief Scientist - FAZAR)
1993      R/V Atlantis II/Alvin   Lucky Strike Hydrothermal Site (Chief Scientist)
1993      R/V Hakuko-Maru      Indian Ocean Triple Junction (Petrologist)
1997      R/V Melville                East Pacific Rise (Chief Scientist - OROZCO)
2001      USCGC Healy            Gakkel Ridge, Arctic Ocean, Principal Investigator
2004      R/V Kilo Moana          Lau Basin, South Pacific, Principal Investigator


Langmuir, C., Bender, J., Bence, A., Hanson, G. and Taylor, S. (1977). Petrogenesis of basalts from the FAMOUS area: Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 36, 133-156. PDF

Langmuir, C., Vocke, R., Hanson, G. and Hart, S. (1978). A general mixing equation with applications to Icelandic basalts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, 37, 380-392. PDF

Hanson, G. and Langmuir, C. (1978). Modeling of major elements in mantle-melt systems using trace element approaches. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 42, 725-742. PDF

Rice, S., Langmuir, C., Bender, J., Bence, A. and Taylor, S. (1978). "Basalts from DSDP Sites 417 A, D: Fractionated melts of a light rare earth depleted source", in Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, 51, Washington, D.C. (U.S. Government Printing office). PDF

Langmuir, C. and Hanson, G. (1980). An evaluation of major element heterogeneity in the mantle sources of basalts. Philos. Trans. of the Royal Society London, A297, 383-407. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1980). A major and trace element approach to basalts, Ph.D. Thesis, SUNY, Stony Brook, pp. 300.

Langmuir, C. and Hanson, G. (1981). Calculating mineral-melt equilbria with stoichiometry, mass balance, and single-component distribution coefficients, in Thermodynamics of Minerals and Melts, Advances in Physical Geochemistry, Vol. 1,  edited by R. C. Newton, A. Navrotsky, and B.J. Wood, pp. 247-271, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1981. PDF

Nabelek, P., Langmuir, C., Bence, A. (1982). "The polybaric history of FAMOUS basalt 527-1-1: Evidence from Trace Elements in Olivine", in Microbeam Analysis, Roy H. Geiss (ed.),  151-154. PDF

Bender, J., Langmuir, C., Hanson, G. (1984). Petrogenesis of basalt glasses from the Tamayo region. J. Petrol., 25, 213-254. PDF

Langmuir, C. and Bender, J. (1984). Geochemical variations around transform faults: observations and implications. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett., 69, 107-127. PDF

Perfit, M. and Langmuir C. (1984). "Geochemistry of Volcanic Rocks from the Woodlark Basin: Addressing the questions of ridge subduction and a reversal in the polarity of subduction", in Seafloor Spreading Ridge Subduction, Volcanism and Sedimentation in the Offshore Woodlark-Solomons Regions, B. Taylor and N. Exon (eds.), CCOP/SOPAC Technical Rept., 34, 387-467. PDF

Johnson, R., Jaques, A., Langmuir, C., et al. (1984). "Igneous petrology and geochemistry of the New Georgia Group forearc area: The magmatic effects of ridge subduction" in Seafloor Spreading Ridge Subduction, Volcanism and Sedimentation in the Offshore Woodlark-Solomons Regions, B. Taylor and N. Exon (eds.), CCOP/SOPAC Technical Rept., 34, 77-185. PDF

Nabelek, P. and Langmuir, C. (1985). The significance of unusual zoning in olivines from FAMOUS area basalt 527-1-1. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., 93, 1-8. PDF

Langmuir, C., Bender, J., Batiza, R. (1986). Petrologic and tectonic segmentation of the East Pacific Rise from 6°-14°N. Nature, 332, 422-429. PDF

Christie, D., Carmichael, I., Langmuir, C. (1986). Ferric/Ferrous ratios and oxygen fugacities of mid-ocean ridge basalt glasses. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 79, 397-411. PDF

Shirey, S., Bender, J., Langmuir, C. (1987). Three-component isotopic heterogeneity near the Oceanographer Transform, Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Nature, 325, 217-223. PDF

Ryan, J. and Langmuir, C. (1987). The systematics of lithium abundances in young volcanic rocks. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 51, 1727-1741. PDF

Klein, E. and Langmuir, C. (1987). Global Correlations of Ocean ridge basalt chemistry, axial depth, crustal thickness. J. Geophys. Res. 92  8089-8115. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1987). A magma chamber observed? Nature, 326, 15-16. PDF

Detrick, R. and Langmuir, C. (1987). "Geometry and dynamics of magma chambers", in The Mid-oceanic Ridge--A Dynamic Global System, Workshop Proceedings, National Academy Press,  pp. 121-150. PDF

Perfit, M., Langmuir, C. et al. (1987). "Geochemistry and petrology of volcanic rocks from the Woodlark Basin: addressing questions of ridge subduction", in Marine Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry of the Woodlark Basin - Solomon Islands, B. Taylor and N. Exon, eds.,Circum-Pacific Earth Science Series, v. 7, pp. 113-154. PDF

Johnson, R., Jaques, A., Langmuir C. et al. (1987). "Ridge subduction and fore-arc volcanism: petrology and geochemistry of rocks dredged from the western Solomon arc and the Woodlark Basin", in Marine Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry of the Woodlark Basin -Solomon Islands, B. Taylor and N. Exon, eds., Circum-Pacific Earth Science Series, v. 7, pp. 155-226. PDF

Ryan, J. and Langmuir, C. (1988).  Beryllium systematics in young volcanic rocks: implications for 10Be. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 52,  237-244. PDF

Klein, E., Langmuir, C., Zindler, A., Staudigel, H., Hamelin, B. (1988). Isotope evidence of mantle convection boundary at the Australian-Antarctic Discordance. Nature, 333, 623-629. PDF

Plank, T. and Langmuir, C. (1988).  An evaluation of the global variations in the major element chemistry of arc basalts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 90, 349-370. PDF

Klein, E. and Langmuir, C. (1989). Local versus global variations in ocean ridge basalt composition: A reply. J. Geophys. Res., 94, 4241-4252. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1989). Geochemical Consequences of In Situ Crystallization. Nature, 340, 199-205. PDF

Weaver, J. and Langmuir, C. (1990). Calculation of phase equilibrium in mineral-melt systems. Computers and Geosciences, 16, 1-19. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1990). Ocean ridges spring surprises. Nature, 344, 575-688.

Fryer, P., Taylor, B., Langmuir, C., Hochstaedter, A. (1990). Petrology and geochemistry of lavas from the Sumisu and Torishima backarc rifts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 100, 161-178. PDF

Taylor, B., Brown, G., Fryer, P., Gill, J., Hochstaedter, A., Hotta, H., Langmuir, C., Leinen, M., Nishimura, A., Urabe, T. (1990). Alvin-SeaBeam Studies of the Sumisu Rift, Izu-Bonin Arc. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 100, 127-147. PDF

Klein, E., Langmuir, C., Staudigel, H. (1991). Geochemistry of basalts from the Southeast Indian Ridge, 115°E-138°E. J. Geophys. Res., 96, 2089-2107. PDF

Miller, D., Langmuir, C., Goldstein, S., and Franks, A. (1992). The importance of parental magma composition to calc-alkaline and tholeiitic evolution: evidence from Umnak Island in the Aleutians. J. Geophys. Res., 97, 321-343. PDF

Plank, T. and Langmuir, C. (1992). Effects of the melting regime on the composition of the oceanic crust. J. Geophys. Res., 97, 19,749-19,770. PDF

Ryan, J. and Langmuir, C. (1992). The systematics of boron abundances in young volcanic rocks. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 57, 1489-1498. PDF

Reynolds, J., Langmuir, C., Bender, J., Kastens, K., Ryan, W. (1992). Spatial and temporal variability in the geochemistry of basalts from the East Pacific Rise. Nature, 359, 493-499. PDF

Langmuir, C., Klein, E., Plank, T. (1992). Petrological systematics of mid-ocean ridge basalts: Constraints on melt generation beneath ocean ridges. AGU Monograph, 71, 183-280. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1992). Evaluation of the relationships among segmentation, hydrothermal activity and petrological diversity of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Cruise Report, Technical Report  No. LDEO-92-3. PDF

Plank, T. and Langmuir, C. (1993). Tracing Trace Elements from Sediment Input to Volcanic Output at Subduction Zones. Nature, 362, 739-742, 1993. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1993). Lucky Strike / Alvin Expedition, Cruise Report, Technical Report No. LDEO-93-2.

Miller, D., Goldstein, S., Langmuir, C. (1993). Ce/Pb and Pb isotope ratios in arc magmas and the enrichment of Pb in the continents. Nature, 368, 514-519. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1993). Deep Thoughts on the Mantle. Nature, 364, 191-192. PDF

Plank, T. and Langmuir, C. (1994). Reply to Varne. Nature, 367, 224-225. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1994). Water and the solid Earth, Nature369, 704-705. PDF

Christie, D. and Langmuir, C. (1994). Automated XY Plots from Microsoft Excel. Computers & Geosciences, 20, 47-52. PDF

Perfit, M. , Fornari, D., Smith, M., Bender, J., Langmuir, C., Haymon, R. (1994). Small-scale spatial and temporal variations in mid-ocean ridge crest magmatic processes. Geology, 22, 375-379. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1994). Major element heterogeneity in the mantle: Constraints from a general model for basalt petrology. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 510-513. PDF

Goldstein, S., Miller, D., Langmuir, C., Hofmann, A. (1994). How large is the mantle source of ocean island basalts? Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 336-339. PDF

Kinzler, R. and Langmuir, C. (1995). Minute mantle melts. Nature, 375, 274-275. PDF

Langmuir, C. (1995). Deep sea thrills, review of Explorations: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea, R. D. Ballard with M. McConnell, Hyperion, 1995, pp 407, Nature 376, 221. PDF

Plank, T., Spiegelman, M., Langmuir, C., Forsyth, D. (1995). The meaning of "Mean F": Clarifying the mean extent of melting at ocean ridges. J. Geophys. Res., 100, 15,045-15,052. PDF

Ryan, J., Leeman, W., Morris, J., Langmuir, C. (1996). The boron systematics of intraplate lavas: Implications for crust and mantle evolution. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 60, 415-422. PDF

Bourdon, B., Langmuir, C., Zindler, A. (1996). Ridge-hotspot interaction at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between 37°30' and 40°31'N: The U-Th disequilibrium evidence. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 142, 175-189. PDF

Bourdon, B., Zindler, A., Elliott, T., Langmuir, C. (1996). Constraints on mantle melting at mid-ocean ridges from global 238U-230Th disequilibrium data. Nature, 384, 231-235. PDF

Van Dover, C., Desbruyeres, D., Segonzac, M., Comtet, T., Saldanha, L., Fiala-Medioni, A., Langmuir, C. (1996). Biology of the Lucky Strike hydrothermal field. Deep-Sea Research I, 43, 1509-1529. PDF

Langmuir, C., Humphris, S., Fornari, D., Van Dover, C., Von Damm, K., Tivey, M., Colodner, D., Charlou, J.-L., Desonie, D., Wilson, C., Fouquet, Y., Klinkhammer, G., Bougault, H. (1997). Hydrothermal vents near a mantle hot spot: The Lucky Strike vent field at 37°N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 148, 69-91. PDF

Reynolds, J. and Langmuir, C. (1997). Petrological systematics of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge south of Kane: Implications for ocean crust formation. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 14915-14946. PDF

Niu, Y., Langmuir, C., Kinzler, R. (1997). The origin of abyssal peridotites: A new perspective. Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 152, 251-265. PDF

Plank, T. and Langmuir, C. (1998). The chemical composition of subducting sediment and its consequences for the crust and mantle. Chem. Geol., 145, 325-394. PDF

Staudigel, H., Albarède, F., Blichert-Toft, J., Edmond, J., McDonough, B., Jacobsen, S., Keeling, R., Langmuir, C., Nielsen, R., Plank, T., Rudnick, R., Shaw, H., Shirey, S., Veizer, J., White, W. (1998). Geochemical Earth Reference Model (GERM): Description of the initiative. Chem. Geology, 145, 153-159. PDF

Dosso, L., Bougault, H., Langmuir, C., Bollinger, C., Bonnier, O., Etoubleau, J. (1999). The age and distribution of mantle heterogeneity along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (31 - 41°N). Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.  170: 269-286. PDF

Lehnert, K., Su, Y., Langmuir, C. (1999). A global geochemical database structure for rocks. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 1, Paper # 1999GC000026. PDF

Humler, E., Langmuir, C., Daux, V. (1999). Depth vs. age: New perspectives from the chemical compositions of ancient crust.  Earth Planet. Sci Lett., 173, 7-23. PDF

Bourdon, B., Goldstein, S., Murrell, M., Langmuir, C. (2000). Evidence from 10Be and U series disequilibria on the possible contamination of mid-ocean ridge basalt glasses by sedimentary material. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 1(8), doi:10.1029/2000GC000047. PDF

Class, C., Miller, D., Goldstein, S., Langmuir, C. (2000). Distinguishing Melt and Fluid Subduction Components in Umnak Volcanics, Aleutian Arc. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 1, Paper # 1999GC000010. PDF

Reynolds, J., and Langmuir, C. (2000). Identification and implications of off-axis lava flows around the East Pacific Rise. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (2000GC000031) PDF

Yi, W., Halliday, A., Alt, J., Lee, D., Rehkamper, M., Garcia, M., Langmuir, C., Su, Y. (2000). Cadmium, indium, tin, terrarium, and sulfur in oceanic basalts: Implications for chaocophile element fractionation in the Earth. J. Geophys. Res., 105, 18927-18948. PDF

Castillo, P., Klein, E., Bender, J., Langmuir, C., Shirey, S., Batiza, R., White, W. (2000). Petrology and Sr, Nd, and Pb isotope geochemistry of mid-ocean ridge basalt glasses from the 11°45'N to 15°00'N segment of the East Pacific Rise. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 1(11), 1011, doi:10.1029/1999GC000024. PDF

Baker, E., Cormier, M., Langmuir, C., Zavala, K. (2001). Hydrothermal plumes along segments of contrasting magmatic influence, 15°20´-18°30´N, East Pacific Rise: Influence of axial faulting. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 2(9), 1051, doi:10.1029/2000GC000165. PDF

Saal, A., Hauri, E., Langmuir, C., Perfit, M. (2002). Vapour undersaturation in primitive mid-ocean-ridge basalt and the volatile content of Earth’s upper mantle. Nature, 419, 451-455. PDF

Dixon, J., Leist, L., Langmuir, C., Schilling, J.-G. (2002). Recycled dehydrated lithosphere observed in plume-influenced mid-ocean-ridge basalt. Nature, 420, 385-389. PDF

Cottrell, E., Spiegelman, M., Langmuir, C. (2002). Consequences of diffusive reequilibration for the interpretation of melt inclusions Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 3(5), 1026, doi:10.1029/2001GC000205. PDF

Kempton, P., Pearce, J., Barry, T., Fitton, J., Langmuir, C., Christie, D. (2002). Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotope results from ODP Leg 187: Evidence for mantle dynamics of the Australian-Antarctic Discordance and origin of the Indian MORB source. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 3(12), 1074, doi:10.1029/2002GC000320 PDF

Edmonds, H., Michael, P., Baker, E., Connelly, D., Snow, J., Langmuir, C., Dick, H., Mühe, R., German, C., Graham, D. (2003). Discovery of abundant hydrothermal venting on the ultra-slow spreading Gakkel Ridge, Arctic Ocean. Nature, 421, 252-256. PDF

Gómez-Tuena A., LaGatta, A., Langmuir, C., Goldstein, S., Ortega-Gutiérrez, F., Carrasco-Núñez, G. (2003). Temporal control of subduction magmatism in the eastern Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt: Mantle sources, slab contributions, and crustal contamination. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 4 (8), 8912, doi:10.1029/2003GC000524. PDF

Katz R., Spiegelman, M., Langmuir, C. (2003). A new parameterization of hydrous mantle melting. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 4 (9), 1073, doi:10.1029/2002GC000433. PDF

Asimow, P. and Langmuir, C. (2003). The importance of water to oceanic melting regimes. Nature 421, 815-820. PDF

Su Y., Langmuir, C., Asimow, P. (2003). PetroPlot: A plotting and data management tool set for Microsoft Excel. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 4 (3), 1030, doi:10.1029/2002GC000323. PDF

Michael, P., Langmuir, C., Dick, H., Snow, J., Goldstein, S., Graham, D., Lehnert, K., Kurras, G., Jokat, W., Mühe, R., Edmonds, H. (2003). Magmatic and amagmatic seafloor generation at the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel ridge, Arctic Ocean. Nature 423, 956-961. PDF

Straub S., Layne, G., Schmidt, A., Langmuir, C. (2004). Volcanic glasses at the Izu arc volcanic front: New perspectives on fluid and sediment melt recycling in subduction zones. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 5, Q01007, doi:10.1029/2002GC000408. PDF

Saal, A., Hauri, E., Langmuir, C., Perfit, M. (2004). Earth science: Role of ƒO2 on fluid saturation in oceanic basalt. Nature, 429. PDF

Langmuir, C. (2004). Making waves: The voyage of HMS Challenger launched the science of oceanography. Nature, 429. PDF

Cooper, K., Eiler, J., Asimow, P., Langmuir, C. (2004). Oxygen isotope evidence for the origin of enriched mantle beneath the mid-Atlantic ridge. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 220, 3-4, 297-316. PDF

Carlut, J., Cormier, M.-H., Kent, V., Donnelly, K., Langmuir, C. (2004). Timing of volcanism along the northern East Pacific Rise based on paleointensity experiments on basaltic glasses. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, B04104, doi:10.1029/2003JB002672. PDF

Baker, E., Edmonds, H., Michael, P., Bach, W., Dick, H., Snow, J., Walker, S., Banerjee, N., Langmuir, C. (2004). Hydrothermal venting in magma deserts: The ultraslow-spreading Gakkel and South West Indian Ridges. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystem., 5(8), Q08002,doi: 10.1029/2004GC000712. PDF

Asimow P., Dixon, J., Langmuir, C. (2004). A hydrous melting and fractionation model for mid-ocean ridge basalts: Application to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge near the Azores. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 5, Q01E16, doi:10.1029/2003GC000568. PDF

Donnelly, K., Goldstein, S., Langmuir, C., Spiegelman, M. (2004). Origin of enriched ocean ridge basalts and implications for mantle dynamics. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 226, 347-366. PDF

German, C., Baker E., Connelly, D., Lupton, J., Resing, J., Prien, R., Walker, S., Edmonds, H., Langmuir, C. (2006). Hydrothermal exploration of the Fonualei Rift & Spreading Centre & NE Lau Spreading Centre. Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst. 7 (11), Q11022, doi:10.1029/2006GC001324. PDF

Langmuir, C., Bezos, A., Escrig, S., Parman, S. (2006). Chemical systematics and hydrous melting of the mantle in Back-Arc Basins. AGU Geophysical Monograph Series 166, 87-146. PDF

Langmuir, C. and Forsyth, D. (2007). Mantle melting beneath mid-ocean ridges. Oceanography 20(1): 78-89. PDF

Gómez-Tuena, A., Langmuir, C., Goldstein, S., Straub, S., Ortega-Gutiérrez, F. (2007). Geochemical evidence for slab melting in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt. J. Petrol., 48 (3), 537-562. PDF

Rodriguez, C., Selles, D., Dungan, M., Langmuir, C., Leeman, W. (2007). Adakitic dacites formed by intracrustal crystal fractionation of water-rich parent magmas at Nevado de Longavi volcano. J. Petrol., 48, 2033-2061, doi:10.1093/petrology/egm049. PDF

Goldstein, S., Soffer, G., Langmuir, C., Lehnert, K., Graham, D., and Michael, P. (2008). Origin of a ‘Southern Hemisphere’ geochemical signature in the Arctic upper mantle. Nature, vol.453, doi:10.1038/nature06919. PDF

Straub, S., LaGatta A., Martin-Del Pozzo A., Langmuir, C. (2008). Evidence from high-Ni olivines for a hybridized peridotite/pyroxenite source for orogenic andesites from the central Mexican Volcanic Belt. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q03007, doi:10.1029/2007GC001583. PDF

Escartin, J., Smith, D., Cann, J., Schouten, H., Langmuir, C., Escrig, S. (2008). Central role of detachment faults in accretion of slow-spreading oceanic lithosphere. Nature, 455, 790-794, doi:10.1038/nature07333. PDF

Tomascak, P., Langmuir, C., le Roux, P., Shirey, S. (2008). Lithium isotopes in global mid-ocean ridge basalts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, I 6, 1626-1637, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2007.12.021. PDF

Li Z., Yang S., Chen H., Langmuir C., Yu X., Lin X., Li Y. (2008). Chronology and geochemistry of Taxinan Permian basalts from the Tarim basin: Evidence for Permian plume magmatism. Acta Petrologica Sinica, in press.

Bezos, A., Escrig, S., Langmuir, C., Michael, P., Asimow, P. (2008). Origins of chemical diversity of back-arc basin basalts: A segment scale study of the Northern Eastern Lau Spreading Center.  Accepted J. Geophys. Res.

Escrig, S., Bezos, A., Goldstein, S., Langmuir, C., Michael, P. (2008). Origins of chemical diversity of back-arc basin basalts: A segment scale study of the Northern Eastern Lau Spreading Center. Submitted to Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, Sept 2008.

Huybers, P., and Langmuir, C. (2008). Feedback between deglaciation and volcanic emissions of CO2. Submitted to Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Sept. 2008.



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