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2014

Melt infiltration and advection in microdioritic enclaves

Petford, N., Paterson, B., McCaffrey, K. & Pugliese, S., 15 Jul 2014, In : European Journal of Mineralogy. 8, 2, p. 405-412 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

enclave
advection
infiltration
melt
magma
2013

University procurement: not a sexy subject, but essential for our future

Petford, N., 18 Feb 2013, The Guardian.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication types ArticleResearch

savings
threat
education
2012

Biochemical and cellular characterization of human atherosclerotic carotid plaque and blood flow: Implications for stroke prevention

Streletz, L., Allen, S., Kwan, J., Khattab, A., Deleu, D., Petford, N., Wertheim, D. & Wijesinghe, L., 30 Oct 2012, In : Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings. 2012, p. BMO2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2011

Dykes or diapirs?

Petford, N., 3 Nov 2011, In : Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences. 87, 1-2, p. 105-114 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pluton
melt
granitoid
emplacement
granite

Microsegregation rates of liquid Fe-Ni-S metal in natural silicate-metal systems: A combined experimental and numerical study

Rushmer, T. & Petford, N., 30 Mar 2011, In : Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems . 12, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
silicate
liquid
metal
matrix
melting
2009

Analyses on granular mass movement mechanics and deformation with distinct element numerical modeling: Implications for large-scale rock and debris avalanches

Thompson, N., Bennett, M. R. & Petford, N., Dec 2009, In : Acta Geotechnica. 4, 4, p. 233-247 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

rock avalanche
debris avalanche
mass movement
avalanche
mechanics
2008

Controls on primary porosity and permeability development in igneous rocks

Petford, N., 30 Apr 2008, In : Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 214, 1, p. 93-107 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

igneous rock
porosity
permeability
cooling
plutonic rock

Hydrocarbons in crystalline rocks: an introduction

Petford, N. & McCaffrey, K., 30 Apr 2008, In : Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 214, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

crystalline rock
basement rock
hydrocarbon
oil
accident

Physical geology of high-level magmatic systems: introduction

Breitkreuz, C. & Petford, N., 30 Apr 2008, In : Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 234, 1, p. 1-4 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

emplacement
geology
magma
stress field
volcanic eruption

Structure and emplacement of high-level magmatic systems: introduction

Petford, N., 21 Jul 2008, In : Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 302, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

sill
emplacement
volcanology
structural geology
hydrocarbon reservoir

Supporting Innovation with the use of a Balanced Scorecard Approach to Manage Knowledge Transfer

Polkinghorne, M., Manville, G. & Petford, N., 2008, In : 3rd European Conference on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. p. 223-229 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Innovation
Independent component analysis
Monitoring

Thermally induced primary fracture development in tabular granitic plutons: a preliminary analysis

Koenders, M. A. & Petford, N., 30 Apr 2008, In : Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 214, 1, p. 143-150 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

pluton
country rock
cooling
fracture orientation
geometry
2006
2005

Radon track imaging in CR-39 plastic detectors using confocal scanning laser microscopy

Petford, N., Wertheim, D. & Miller, J. A., 22 Feb 2005, In : Journal of Microscopy. 217, 3, p. 179-183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

laser microscopy
radon
plastics
scanning
detectors

Reconstruction and visualisation of melt topology in veined microdioritic enclaves

Pugliese, S. & Petford, N., 12 Apr 2005, In : Visual Geosciences. 6, 2, p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

enclave
topology
visualization
melt
porosity

Shear-induced material transfer across the core-mantle boundary aided by the post-perovskite phase transition

Petford, N., Yuen, D., Rushmer, T., Brodholt, J. & Stackhouse, S., 2005, In : Earth, Planets and Space. 57, 5, p. 459-464 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
core-mantle boundary
perovskite
phase transition
outer core
mantle
2004

Segregation of tonalitic-trondhjemitic melts in the continental crust: The mantle connection

Petford, N., 5 Apr 2004, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 100, B8, p. 15735-15743 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

continental crust
melt
mantle
viscosity
protolith

The effect of internal gas pressurization on volcanic edifice stability: Evolution towards a critical state

Thomas, M. E., Petford, N. & Bromhead, E. N., 5 Nov 2004, In : Terra Nova. 16, 5, p. 312-317 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pressurization
Gases
Fluids
Numerical models
Sand
2003

R HEOLOGY OF G RANITIC M AGMAS D URING A SCENT AND E MPLACEMENT

Petford, N., 9 Apr 2003, In : Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 31, 1, p. 399-427 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

magma
crystal
pluton
emplacement
melt
2002

Forecasting the interannual trends in terrestrial vegetation dynamics using time series modelling techniques

Manobavan, M., Lucas, N. S., Boyd, D. S. & Petford, N., 2002, In : October. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

vegetation dynamics
perturbation
time series
AVHRR
NDVI

Geochemistry of upper palaeozoic-lower triassic granitoids of the central frontal cordillera (33 °10–33 °45), Argentina

Gregori, D. A., Fernandez-Turiel, J. L., Lopez-Soler, A. & Petford, N., 25 Jul 2002, In : Journal of South American Earth Sciences. 9, 1-2, p. 141-151 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cordillera
Triassic
Paleozoic
geochemistry
magma
2001

Partial melting of mafic (ambphibolitic) lower crust by periodic influx of basaltic magma

Petford, N. & Gallagher, K., 15 Dec 2001, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 193, 3-4, p. 483-499 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lower crust
partial melting
magma
melt
periodicity
1995

Crustal segmentation and the isotopic significance of the Abancay Deflection: Northern Central Andes (9-20 degrees S)

Petford, N. & Atherton, M. P., 1995, In : Revista Geologica De Chile. 22, 2, p. 235-243 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

deflection
segmentation
strontium isotope
cordillera
continental crust
1994

Dike transport of granitoid magmas: Comment and Reply

Paterson, S. R., Petford, N., Kerr, R. C. & Lister, J. R., 1994, In : Geology. 22, 5, p. 473-475 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

granitoid
dike
1993

Dike transport of granitoid magmas

Petford, N., Kerr, R. C. & Lister, J. R., Sep 1993, In : Geology. 21, 9, p. 845-848 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

granitoid
dike
viscosity
magma
melt

Mineral studies using confocal scanning laser microscopy.

Petford, N., 1993, In : Microscopy and analysis. 37, p. 19-21 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

microscopy
laser
mineral
muscovite
image analysis