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Fraser, Wesley T.; Watson, Jonathan S.; Sephton, Mark A.; Lomax, Barry H.; Harrington, Guy; Gosling, William D. and Self, Stephen (2014). Changes in spore chemistry and appearance with increasing maturity. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 201 pp. 41–46.

Brown, R. J.; Blake, S.; Thordarson, T. and Self, S. (2014). Pyroclastic edifices record vigorous lava fountains during the emplacement of a flood basalt flow field, Roza Member, Columbia River Basalt Province, USA. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 126(7-8) pp. 875–891.


Gertisser, Ralf; Self, Stephen; Thomas, Louise E.; Handley, Heather K.; Van Calsteren, Peter and wolff, John A. (2012). Processes and timescales of Magma Genesis and differentiation leading to the Great Tambora Eruption in 1815. Journal of Petrology, 53(2) pp. 271–297.


Brown, Richard J.; Blake, S.; Bondre, N. R.; Phadnis, V. M. and Self, S. (2011). ´A´ā lava flows in the Deccan Volcanic Province, India, and their significance for the nature of continental flood basalt eruptions. Bulletin of Volcanology, 73(6) pp. 737–752.

Fraser, Wesley T.; Sephton, Mark A.; Watson, Jonathan S.; Self, Stephen; Lomax, Barry H.; James, David I.; Wellman, Charles H.; Callaghan, Terry V. and Beerling, David J. (2011). UV-B absorbing pigments in spores: biochemical responses to shade in a high-latitude birch forest and implications for sporopollenin-based proxies of past environmental change. Polar Research, 30 p. 8312. file


Blake, S.; Self, S.; Sharma, K. and Sephton, S. (2010). Sulfur release from the Columbia River Basalts and other flood lava eruptions constrained by a model of sulfide saturation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 299(3-4) pp. 328–338.

Barry, T. L.; Self, S.; Kelley, S. P.; Reidel, S.; Hooper, P. and Widdowson, M. (2010). New 40Ar/39Ar dating of the Grande Ronde lavas, Columbia River Basalts, USA: Implications for duration of flood basalt eruption episodes. Lithos, 118(3-4) pp. 213–222. file


Jay, Anne E.; Niocaill, Conall Mac; Widdowson, Mike; Self, Stephen and Turner, William (2009). New palaeomagnetic data from the Mahabaleshwar Plateau, Deccan Flood Basalt Province, India: implications for the volcanostratigraphic architecture of continental flood basalt provinces. Journal of the Geological Society, 166(1) pp. 13–24.


Sharma, Kirti; Self, Stephen; Blake, Stephen; Thordarson, Thorvaldur and Larsen, Gudrun (2008). The AD 1362 Öræfajökull eruption, S.E. Iceland: Physical volcanology and volatile release. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 178(4) pp. 719–739.

Self, Stephen; de Silva, Shanaka L. and Cortés, Joaquín A. (2008). Enigmatic clastogenic rhyolitic volcanism: the Corral de Coquena spatter ring, North Chile. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 177(4) pp. 812–821.

Lomax, Barry H.; Fraser, Wesley T.; Sephton, Mark A.; Callaghan, Terry V.; Self, Stephen; Harfoot, Michael; Pyle, John A.; Wellman, Charles H. and Beerling, David J. (2008). Plant spore walls as a record of long-term changes in ultraviolet-B radiation. Nature Geoscience, 1(9) pp. 592–596.

Self, S.; Jay, A. E.; Widdowson, M. and Keszthelyi, L. P. (2008). Correlation of the Deccan and Rajahmundry Trap lavas: Are these the longest and largest lava flows on Earth? Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 172(1-2) pp. 3–19.

Self, Stephen; Blake, Stephen; Sharma, Kirti; Widdowson, Mike and Sephton, Sarah (2008). Sulfur and chlorine in late cretaceous deccan magmas and eruptive gas release. Science, 319(5870) pp. 1654–1657.

Self, Stephen and Blake, Stephen (2008). Consequences of explosive super-eruptions. Elements, 4(1) pp. 41–46.

Jolley, David W.; Widdowson, Mike and Self, Stephen (2008). Volcanogenic nutrient fluxes and plant ecosystems in large igneous provinces: an example from the Columbia River Basalt Group. Journal of the Geological Society, 165(5) pp. 955–966.

Rose, W. I.; Self, S.; Murrow, P. J.; Bonadonna, C.; Durant, A. J. and Ernst, G. G. J. (2008). Nature and significance of small volume fall deposits at composite volcanoes: Insights from the October 14, 1974 Fuego eruption, Guatemala. Bulletin of Volcanology, 70(9) pp. 1043–1067.

Herrera, Aude; Cockell, Charles S.; Self, Stephen; Blaxter, Mark; Reitner, Joachim; Arp, Gernot; Drose, Wolfgang; Thorsteinsson, Thorsteinn and Tindle, Andrew G. (2008). Bacterial colonization and weathering of terrestrial obsidian in Iceland. Geomicrobiology Journal, 25(1) pp. 25–37. restricted access item, not available for direct download


Witter, J.B. and Self, S. (2007). The Kuwae (Vanuatu) eruption of AD 1452: potential magnitude and volatile release. Bulletin of Volcanology, 69(3) pp. 301–318.

Bailey, John E.; Self, Stephen; Wooler, Luke K. and Mouginis-Mark, Peter J. (2007). Discrimination of fluvial and eolian features on large ignimbrite sheets around La Pacana Caldera, Chile, using Landsat and SRTM-derived DEM. Remote Sensing of Environment, 108(1) pp. 24–41.

Watson, Jonathan; Fraser, Wesley; Self, Stephen and Sephton, Mark (2007). Formation of an aliphatic polymer during heating experiments with Lycopodium spores. In: The 23rd International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, 9th-14th Sept 2007, Torquay, UK. file

Guilbaud, M.-N.; Blake, S.; Thordarson, T. and Self, S. (2007). Role of syneruptive cooling and degassing on textures of lavas from the AD 1783-1784 LAki eruption, south Iceland. Journal of Petrology, 48(7) pp. 1265–1294.

Watson, Jonathon S.; Sephton, Mark A.; Sephton, Sarah V.; Self, Stephen; Fraser, Wesley T.; Lomax, Barry H.; Gilmour, Iain; Wellman, Charles H. and Beerling, David J. (2007). Rapid determination of spore chemistry using thermochemolysis gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and micro-Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Photochemical and Photobiological Sciences, 6 pp. 689–694.


Self, S. (2006). The effects and consequences of very large explosive volcanic eruptions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 364(1845) pp. 2073–2097.

Self, Stephen; Widdowson, Mike; Thordarson, Thorvaldur and Jay, Anne. E. (2006). Volatile fluxes during flood basalt eruptions and potential effects on the global environment: A Deccan perspective. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 248(1-2) pp. 518–532.

Costa, A.; Blake, S. and Self, S. (2006). Segregation processes in vesiculating crystallizing magmas. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 153(3-4) pp. 287–300.

Keszthely, Laslo; Self, Stephen and Thordarson, Thorvaldur (2006). Flood lavas on Earth, Io and Mars. Journal of the Geological Society, 163(2) pp. 253–264.

Gao, C. C.; Robock, A.; Self, S.; Witter, J. B.; Steffenson, J. P.; Clausen, H. B.; Siggaard-Andersen, M. L.; Johnsen, S.; Mayewski, P. A. and Ammann, C. (2006). The 1452 or 1453 AD Kuwae eruption signal derived from multiple ice core records: Greatest volcanic sulfate event of the past 700 years. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 111(D12) D12107.


Self, Stephen; Thordarson, Thorvaldur and Widdowson, Mike (2005). Gas fluxes from flood basalt eruptions. Elements, 1(5) pp. 283–287.

Grattan, John; Rabartin, Roland; Self, Stephen and Thordarson, Thorvaldur (2005). Volcanic air pollution and mortality in France 1783-1784. Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 337(7) pp. 641–651.

Watson, Jonathan; Sephton, Mark; Sephton, Sarah; Beerling, David; Self, Stephen; Gilmour, Iain and Wellman, Charles (2005). Spore chemistry as a proxy for UV-B flux. In: 22nd International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, 12-16 Sept 2005, Seville, Spain. file

Guilbaud, M.-N.; Self, S.; Thordarson, T. and Blake, S. (2005). Morphology, surface structures, and emplacement of lavas produced by Laki, A.D. 1783–1784. In: Manga, Michael and Ventura, Guido eds. Kinematics and dynamics of lava flows. Geological Society of America Special Paper (396). USA: Geological Society of America, pp. 81–102.


Self, S.; Gertisser, R.; Thordarson, T.; Rampino, M. R. and Wolff, J. A. (2004). Magma volume, volatile emissions, and stratospheric aerosols from the 1815 eruption of Tambora. Geophysical Research Letters, 31(20) L20608.

Nairn, I. A; Shane, P. R; Cole, J. W; Leonard, G. J; Self, S. and Pearson, N. (2004). Rhyolite magma processes of the ~AD 1315 Kaharoa eruption episode, Tarawera volcano, New Zealand. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 131(3-4) pp. 265–294.

Keszthelyi, Laszlo; Thordarson, Thorvaldur; McEwen, Alfred; Haack, Henning; Guilbaud, Marie-Noelle; Self, Stephen and Rossi, Matti J. (2004). Icelandic analogs to Martian flood lavas. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 5(11) Q11014.

Sharma, K.; Blake, S.; Self, S. and Krueger, A.J. (2004). SO2 emissions from basaltic eruptions and the excess sulphur issue. Geophysical Research Letters, 31 L13612.

Torres, Ronnie; Mouginis-Mark, Peter; Self, Stephen; Garbeil, Harold; Kallianpur, Kalpana and Quiambao, Rowena (2004). Monitoring the evolution of the Pasig–Potrero alluvial fan, Pinatubo Volcano, using a decade of remote sensing data. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 138(3-4) pp. 371–392.


Thordarson, T.; Self, S.; Miller, D.J.; Larsen, G. and Vilmundardottir, E.G. (2003). Sulfur release from flood lava eruptions in the Veidevotn, Grimsvotn, and Katla volcanic systems, Iceland. In: Oppenheimer, C.; Pyle, D.M. and Barclay, J. eds. Volcanic degassing. GSL Special Publications. London: GSL, pp. 103–123.

Thordarson, Thorvaldur and Self, Stephen (2003). Atmospheric and environmental effects of the 1783-1784 Laki eruption: a review and reassessment. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 108(D1) p. 4011.

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