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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 journalArticle

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 Article

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

pluton
melt
granitoid
emplacement
granite
Open Access
silicate
liquid
metal
matrix
melting
2009
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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

pluton
country rock
cooling
fracture orientation
geometry
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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

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 journalArticle

microscopy
laser
mineral
muscovite
image analysis