9n bathy   suzanne carbotte


PUBLICATIONS (Peer Review Only)


Supak, S., Carbotte, S.M., and K. C. Macdonald, Influence of ridge migration and proximity to hot spots on the morphology of slow- and intermediate-spreading centers. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst..8 Q01010, doi:10.1029/2006GC001387, 2007.

Nitsche, F. O., W.B.F Ryan, S.M. Carbotte, R.E. Bell, A.Slagle, C. Bertinado, R. Flood, T. Kenna, C. McHugh, Regional Patterns and Local Variations of Sediment Distribution in the Hudson River Estuary, Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 71, 259-277, 2007.

Ferrini, V.L., D.J. Fornari1+, T.M. Shank1§, S.A. Soule1+, S.M. Carbotte2, M.A. Tivey1+ and L.L. Whitcomb3, Sub-meter Bathymetric Mapping of the East Pacific Rise Crest at 9° 50’N: Linking Volcanic and Hydrothermal Processes, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 8, Q01006, doi:10.1029/2006GC001333, 2007.

Van Ark, E. M., R. S. Detrick, J. P. Canales, S. M. Carbotte, A. J. Harding, G. M. Kent, M. R. Nedimovic, W. S. D. Wilcock, J. B. Diebold, and J. M. Babcock (2007), Seismic structure of the Endeavour Segment, Juan de Fuca Ridge: Correlations with seismicity and hydrothermal activity, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B02401, doi:10.1029/2005JB004210.

Carbotte, S.M., W.B.F. Ryan, S. O’Hara, R. Arko, V. Ferrini, A. Goodwillie, A. Melkonian, R.Weissel Antarctic Multibeam Bathymetry and Geophysical Data Synthesis: An On-Line Digital Data Resource for Marine Geoscience Research in the Southern Ocean. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1047, DOI: 10.3133/of2007-1047.srp002, 2007


Carbotte, S.M., R. S. Detrick, A. Harding, J.P. Canales, J. Babcock, G. Kent, E. Van Ark, M. Nedimovic, J. Diebold, Rift topography linked to magmatism at the intermediate spreading Juan de Fuca Ridge. Geology, 34, 209–212, 2006.

Strayer, D. L.,  Malcom, H. M., Bell., R.E., Carbotte, S.M., Nitsche, F.O., Using geophysical information to define benthic habitats in a large river, Freshwater Biology, 51,25-38, 2006.

Canales, J. P. , Singh, Satish C. , Detrick, R. S., Carbotte, S. M. Harding, A. , Kent, G. M., Diebold, J. B. J. Babcock, Nedimovic, M. R., Seismic Evidence for Variations in Axial Magma Chamber Properties Along the Southern Juan de Fuca Ridge, EPSL.  246, 353-366, 2006.

L. Zühlsdorff, M. Hutnak, A. T. Fisher V. Spiess, E. E. Davis, M. Nedimovic, S. Carbotte, H. Villinger, K. Becker, Site Surveys related to IODP Expedition 301: ImageFlux (SO149) and RetroFlux (TN116) Expeditions and earlier studies, Initial Results IODP 301.

Slagle, A.L., W.B.F. Ryan, S.M. Carbotte, R. Bell, F.O. Nitsche, and T. Kenna, Estuary infilling controlled by limited accommodation space in the Hudson River, Marine Geology, 2006.

White, S. M., R. M. Haymon, and S. Carbotte (2006), A new view of ridge segmentation and near-axis volcanism at the East Pacific Rise, 8°-12°N, from EM300 multibeam bathymetry, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 7, Q12O05, doi:10.1029/2006GC001407, 2006.


Bell, R. E., R. D. Flood, S. Carbotte, W. B.F. Ryan, C. McHugh, M. Cormier, R. Versteeg, H. Bokuniewicz, V.L. Ferrini, J. Thissen, J. W. Ladd and E. A. Blair, Benthic habitat mapping in the Hudson River Estuary, in Hudson River Estuary, edited by Jeffrey Levinton and John Waldman, Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Nitsche,F.O.,  R. Bell, S. M. Carbotte, W. B. F. Ryan, A. Slagle, S. Chillrud, T. Kenna, R. Flood, V. Ferrini, R. Cerrato, C. McHugh, D. Strayer, Integrative Acoustic Mapping Reveals Hudson River Sediment Processes and Habitats, EOS v 86, no 24,  pp 225, 229, 2005.

Baran, J.M., J. R. Cochran, S. M. Carbotte and M. Nedimovic, Variations in Upper Crustal Structure due to Variable Mantle Temperature Along the Southeast Indian Ridge, G-cubed, vol. 6, q11002, doi:10.1029/2005gc000943, 2005.

Nedimovic, M Carbotte, S. Harding, A, Detrick, R.S., Canales, P.J., Kent, G. M., Tischer, M., Diebold, J., J. Babcock, Frozen subcrustal magma lenses, Nature 436, 1149-1152, 2005.

Canales, J. P, Robert S. Detrick, S. M. Carbotte, Graham M. Kent, John B. Diebold, Alistair Harding, Jeffrey Babcock, Mladen Nedimovic, and Emily van Ark Upper Crustal Structure and Axial Topography at Intermediate-Spreading Ridges: Seismic Constraints from the Southern Juan de Fuca Ridge, JGR,  110, B12104, doi:10.1029/2005JB003630, 2005.


Nitsche, F. O., S. Carbotte, W. Ryan and R. Bell.A seabed classification approach based on multiple acoustic sensors in the Hudson River Estuary. In: D.M. FitzGerald and J.Knight (eds.), High resolution morpho-dynamics and sedimentary evolution of estuaries, 33-55. Springer, Netherlands, 2005.



Carbotte, S.M., C. Small, and K. Donnelly, The influence of ridge migration on the magmatic segmentation of mid-ocean ridges, Nature, 429, 743-746, 2004

Carbotte, S.M., R.E. Bell, W.B.F. Ryan,  C. McHugh, A. Slagle, F. Nitsche, J. Rubenstone,. Environmental change and oyster colonization within the Hudson River estuary linked to Holocene climate. Geo-Marine Letters 24: 212–224 DOI 10.1007/s00367-004-0179-9, 2004.

Carbotte, S. and D.S. Scheirer, Variability of Ocean Crustal Structure Created Along the Global Midocean Ridge, invited contributed to Hydrogeology of the Oceanic Lithosphere, ed. E.E. Davis and H. Elderfield, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Carbotte, S.M. et al., New Integrated Data Management System for Ridge2000 and MARGINS Research, EOS vol 85, Dec 21, pg 553, 559, 2004.

Katz, R., M Spiegelman, SM Carbotte, Ridge migration, asthenospheric flow and the origin of magmatic segmentation in the global mid-ocean ridge system, GRL 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL020388.

McHugh, C.M.G., Pekar, S., Ryan, W.B.F., Carbotte, S., Bell, R., Burckle, L., and Christie-Blick, N., Spatial variations in a condensced interval between estuarine and open-marine settings: Holocene  Hudson River Estuary and adjacent continental shelf, Geology 32, 169-172; DOI 10.1130/G20150.1, 2004.

Nitsche, F.O., R. Bell, S. Carbotte, W.B.F.  Ryan and R Flood.  Process related classification of acoustic data from the Hudson River estuary, Marine Geology, 209 (2004) 131–145, 2004.

Pekar, SF, C.M.G. McHugh, N. Christie-Blick, M. Jones, S.M. Carbotte and RE Bell, Estuarine processes and their stratigraphic record: paleosalinity and sedimentation changes in the Hudson Estuary, Marine Geology, 2004.


Carbotte, S.M., W.B.F. Ryan, M. Cormier, W. Jin, E. Bergmanis, J. Sinton, and S. White, Magmatic Subsidence of the EPR 18°14’S revealed through fault restoration of ridge crest bathymetry, in press Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, G cubed. Vol. 4, doi:10.1029/2002GC000337, Jan 23 2003.


Correa, G. J.P., Spiegelman, M., Carbotte, S., and J.C. Mutter, Centered and staggered Fourier derivatives and Hilbert transforms, Geophysics, 67, 1558-1563, 2002.


Bohnenstiehl, D.R. and S.M. Carbotte, Faulting patterns near 19°30’S on the East Pacific Rise: Fault formation and growth at a superfast-spreading center, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, vol 2, Sept. 5, 2001.


Carbotte, S.M., G. Ponce-Correa, and A. Solomon, Evaluation of morphological indicators of magma supply and segmentation from a seismic reflection study of the EPR 15°30’-17°°N, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 2737-2759, 2000.


Ponce-Correa, G, J.C. Mutter, and S.M. Carbotte, Fresnel zone: A pitfall in seismic imaging of mid-ocean ridge magma lenses, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 3021-3024, 1999.


Carbotte, S.M., C.Z. Mutter, J. Mutter, and  G. Ponce-Correa, Influence of magma supply and spreading rate on crustal magma bodies and emplacement of the extrusive layer: insights from an intermediate-fast spreading ridge,Geology, 26, 455-458, 1998.


Carbotte, S.M., J. C. Mutter and L. Xu, Contribution of tectonism and volcanism to axial and flank morphology of the southern EPR from a study of Layer 2A geometry, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 10,165-10,184, 1997.


Buck, W.R., S.M. Carbotte, and C.Z. Mutter, Controls on Extrusion at Mid-Ocean Ridges, Geology, 25, 935-938, 1997.


Mutter, J.C., S.M. Carbotte, W. Su, L. Xu, P. Buhl, R.S. Detrick, G. Kent, J. Orcutt, and A. Harding, Seismic images of active magma systems beneath the East Pacific Rise 17° to 17°35S, Science, 268,  391-395, 1995.


Carbotte, S.M. and K.C. Macdonald, Comparison of sea floor tectonic fabric created at intermediate, fast and super fast spreading ridges: Influence of spreading rate, plate motions, and ridge segmentation on fault patterns,  J. Geophys. Res., 99, 13,609-13,633, 1994.


Carbotte, S.M. and K.C. Macdonald, The axial topographic high at intermediate and fast spreading ridges, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 128, 85-97, 1994.


Macdonald, K.C., D.S. Scheirer, S. Carbotte, and P.J. Fox, It's only Topography,  GSA Today,  3,  30-34, 1993.


Haymon, R.M., D.J. Fornari, K.L. Von Damm, M.D. Lilley, M.R. Perfit, J.M. Edmond, W.C. Shanks, III, R.A. Lutz, J.M. Gebmeier, S. Carbotte, D. Wright, E. Mclaughlin, M. Smith, N. Beedle, and E. Olson, Volcanic eruption of the mid-ocean ridge along the East Pacific Rise crest at 9°45-52'N: Direct submersible observations of seafloor phenomena associated with an eruption event in April 1991, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 119, 85-101, 1993.



Carbotte, S.M., and K.C. Macdonald, East Pacific Rise 8°-10°30'N: Evolution of ridge segments and discontinuities from SeaMARC II and three-dimensional magnetic studies,  J. Geophys. Res. 97, 6959-6982, 1992.


Macdonald, K., P.J. Fox, S. Carbottte, M. Eisen, S. Miller, L. Perram, D. Scheirer, S. Tighe and  C. Weiland,  The East Pacific Rise and its  flanks 8°-17°N: History of segmentation, propagation and spreading direction based on SeaMARC II and Sea Beam studies,  Marine Geophys. Res.,  14, 299-344, 1992. 




Carbotte, S.M., S.M. Welch and K.C. Macdonald, Spreading rates, rift propagation and fracture zone offset histories during the past 5 my on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge; 25°-27°30'S and 31°-34°30'S, Mar. Geophys. Res. 13: 51-80, 1991.


Macdonald, K.C., Scheirer, and S. Carbotte, Mid-ocean ridges: discontinuities, segments and giant cracks, Science, 253, 986-994, 1991.


Haymon, R.M., D.J. Fornari, M.H. Edwards, S. Carbotte, D. Wright, and K.C. Macdonald, Hydrothermal vent distribution along the East Pacific Rise crest (9°09'-9°54'N) and its relationship to magmatic and tectonic processes on fast spreading mid-ocean ridges, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. , 104,  513-534, 1991.



Carbotte, S.M., and K.C. Macdonald, Causes of variation in fault facing direction on the ocean floor, Geology 18: 749-752, 1990.



Carbotte, S. M., J.M. Dixon, E. Farrar, E.E. Davis, and R.P. Riddihough, Geological and geophysical characteristics of the Tuzo Wilson Seamounts: implications for plate geometry in the vicinity of the Pacific - North America - Explorer triple junction,  Can. J. Earth Sci. 26: 2365-2384, 1989.



Macdonald, K.C., P.J. Fox, L.J. Perram, M.F. Eisen, R.M. Haymon, S.P. Miller, S.M. Carbotte, M.-H. Cormier and A.N. Shor, A new view of the mid-ocean ridge from the behavior of ridge axis discontinuities, Nature 335: 217-225, 1988.


Last Update 2007