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Publications: Dr Ross Kerr


Kerr, R.C. & Lister, J. R. 2008 Rise and deflection of mantle plume tails Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 9, Q10004, doi:10.1029/2008GC002124 (8 pages).

Kerr, R.C., Meriaux, C. & Lister, J. R. 2008 Effect of thermal diffusion on the stability of strongly tilted mantle plume tails. J. Geophys. Res. 113, B09401, doi:10.1029/2007JB005510 (12 pages).

Kerr, R.C. & Lyman, A.W. 2007 The importance of surface crust strength during the flow of the 1988-1990 andesite lava of Lonquimay Volcano, Chile. J. Geophys. Res. 112, B03209, doi:10.1029/2006JB004522 (8 pages).

Kerr, R.C., Cashman, K.V. & Griffiths, R.W. 2006 The formation of channelized lava flows on an unconfined slope. J. Geophys. Res. 111, B10206, doi:10.1029/2005JB004225 (13 pages).

Lyman, A.W. & Kerr, R.C. 2006 The effect of surface solidification on the emplacement of lava flows on a slope. J. Geophys. Res. 111, B05206, doi:10.1029/2005JB004133 (14 pages).

Cashman, K.V., Kerr, R.C. & Griffiths, R.W. 2006 A laboratory model of surface crust formation and disruption on lava flows through non-uniform channels. Bull.Volc. 68, 753-770, doi:10.1007/s00445-005-0048-z.

Coman, M.A., Hughes, G.O., Kerr, R.C. & Griffiths, R.W. 2006 The effect of a barrier on laminar convection in a box with differentially-heated endwalls. Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. 49, 2903-2911.

Cashman, K.V., Kerr, R.C. and Griffiths, R.W. 2005
A laboratory model of surface crust formation and disruption on irregular channelized lava flows . Bull. Volcanol. (in press).

Lyman, A.W., Kerr, R.C. & Griffiths, R.W. 2005
Effects of internal rheology and surface cooling on the emplacement of lava flows. J. Geophys. Res. 110, No. B8, B08207, doi:10.1029/2005JB003643 (16 pages).

Kerr, R.C. & Mèriaux, C. 2004
Structure and dynamics of sheared mantle plumes. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 5, Q12009, doi:10.1029/2004GC000749 (42 pages).

Griffiths, R.W., Kerr, R.C. & Cashman, K.V. 2003
Patterns of solidification in channel flows with surface cooling. J. Fluid Mech. 496, 33-62.

Bloomfield, L.J. & Kerr, R.C. 2002 Inclined turbulent fountains. J. Fluid Mech. 451, 283-294.

Kerr, R.C. 2001 Thermal erosion by laminar lava flows. J. Geophys. Res. 106, 26,453-26,465.

Williams, D.A., Kerr, R.C., Lesher, C.M. & Barnes, S.J. 2001 Analytical/Numerical Modeling of Komatiite Lava Emplacement and Thermal Erosion at Perseverance, Western Australia. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 110, 27-55.

Jellinek, M.A. & Kerr, R.C. 2001 Magma dynamics, crystallization, and chemical differentiation of the 1959 Kilauea Iki lava lake, Hawaii, revisited. J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res. 110, 235-263.

Bloomfield, L.J. & Kerr, R.C. 2000 A theoretical model of a turbulent fountain. J. Fluid Mech. 424, 197-216.

Kerr, R.C. 1999 Mass transfer. In: Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. (Edited by C.P. Marshall and R.W. Fairbridge), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Bloomfield, L.J. & Kerr, R.C. 1999 Turbulent fountains in a confined stratified environment. J. Fluid Mech. 389, 27-54.

Williams, D.A., Kerr, R.C. & Lesher, C.M. 1999 Thermal and fluid dynamics of komatiitic lavas associated with magmatic Ni-Cu-(PGE) sulphide deposits. In: Dynamic Processes in Magmatic Ore Deposits and their Application in Mineral Exploration. (Edited by R.R. Keays, C.M. Lesher, P.C. Lightfoot and C.E.G. Farrow), Geological Association of Canada Short Course, 13, 367-412.

Jellinek, M.A. & Kerr, R.C. 1999 Mixing and compositional layering produced by natural convection. Part 2. Applications to the differentiation of basaltic and silicic magma chambers, and komatiite lava flows. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 7203-7218.

Jellinek, M.A., Kerr, R.C. & Griffiths, R.W. 1999 Mixing and compositional layering produced by natural convection. Part 1. The Experiments, and their application to the Earth's core and mantle. J. Geophys. Res. 104, 7183-7201.

Williams, D.A., Kerr, R.C. & Lesher, C.M. 1998 Emplacement and erosion by Archean komatiite lava flows at Kambalda: Revisited. J. Geophys. Res. 103, 27533-27549.

Bloomfield, L.J. & Kerr, R.C. 1998
Turbulent fountains in a stratified fluid. J. Fluid Mech. 358, 335-356.

Kerr, R.C. 1997 Heat transfer and hydrothermal fluid flow at flanges on large seafloor sulphide structures. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 152, 93-99.

Kerr, R.C. and Kuiper, G.S. 1997 Particle settling through a diffusive-type thermohaline staircase in the ocean. Deep-Sea Research 44, 399-412.