Donna Shillington

Lamont Associate Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Marine Geology and Geophysics
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
303C Oceanography
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
(845) 365-8818
(845) 365-8156
Fields of interest: 
Rifted margins, subduction zones, wide-angle reflection/refraction seismology, multi-channel seismic reflection data
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Ph.D. (geophysics)
University of Wyoming
BS (geology)
University of Georgia
ABJ (journalism)
University of Georgia
Selected Publications: 
Constraints on the composition of the Aleutian arc lower crust from VP/VS, Shillington, D.J., Van Avendonk, H.J.A.; Behn, M.D., Kelemen, P.B.; Jagoutz, O. , Geophysical Research Letters, Volume 40, p.2579–2584, (2013), 10.1002/grl.50375

Evidence for wide-spread creep on the Sea of Marmara transform basin from marine geophysical data, Shillington, D.J., Seeber, L., Sorlien, C.C., Steckler, M.S., Kurt, H., Dondurur, D., Çifci, G., Imren, C., Cormier, M.-H., McHugh, C.M.G, Gurcay, S., Poyraz, D., Okay, S., Athin, O., Diebold, J.B. , Geology, Volume 40, p.439-442, (2012)

Abrupt transition from magma-starved to magma rich rifting in the eastern Black Sea, Shillington, D.J.; Scott, C.L.; Minshull, T.A.; Edwards, R.A.; Brown, P.J.; White, N.J. , Geology, Volume 37, Issue 1, p.7-10, (2009), 10.1130/G25302A.1

Wide-angle seismic data reveal extensive overpressures in the Eastern Black Sea Basin, Scott, C. L.; Shillington, D. J.; Minshull, T. A.; Edwards, R. A.; Brown, P. J.; White, N. J. , Geophysical Journal International, Aug, Volume 178, Issue 2, p.1145-1163, (2009), DOI 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04215.x

Extension of continental crust at the margin of the eastern Grand Banks, Newfoundland, Van Avendonk, H. J. A.; Lavier, L. L.; Shillington, D. J.; Manatschal, G. , Tectonophysics, Apr 1, Volume 468, Issue 1-4, p.131-148, (2009), DOI 10.1016/j.tecto.2008.05.030

Cenozoic evolution of the eastern Black Sea: A test of depth-dependent stretching models, Shillington, D. J.; White, N.; Minshull, T. A.; Edwards, G. R. H.; Jones, S. A.; Edwards, R. A.; Scott, C. L. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Jan 30, Volume 265, Issue 3-4, p.360-378, (2008), DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.10.033

Seismic signal penetration beneath post-rift sills on the Newfoundland rifted margin , Shillington, D.J.; Hopper, J.R.; Holbrook, W.S. , Geophysics, Volume 73, Issue 5, p.B99-B107, (2008), doi:10.1190/1.2972131