Dr. BRIAN TAYLOR
Professor, Department of Geology and Geophysics
Acting Associate Dean of Research, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1680 East West Road., Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Tel: (808) 956-6649, Fax: (808) 956-3723, taylorb@hawaii.edu

PUBLICATIONS (1993-2003)

Books:

2003

Karner, G., B. Taylor, N. Driscoll, and D. Kohlstedt (eds.), Rheology and Deformation of the Lithosphere, MARGINS Theoretical and Experimental Earth Science series. Volume 1, Columbia University Press, NY, in press.

2002

Huchon, P., B. Taylor, B., A. Klaus et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results., 180, Ocean  Drilling Program, College Station, TX [HTML].

2001

Wilson, R.C.L., R. Whitmarsh, B. Taylor, and N. Froitzheim (eds.), Non-Volcanic Rifting of Continental Margins - a Comparison of Evidence From Land and Sea, The Geological Society, London, Spec. Pub., 187, 584 pp.

1999

Taylor, B., P. Huchon, A. Klaus et al., Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 180, Ocean  Drilling Program, College Station, TX, 95 pp. + CD-ROM. [HTML]

1995

Taylor, B., (ed.), Backarc Basins: Tectonics and Magmatism, PLENUM, N.Y., N.Y., 524 pp.

Taylor, B., and J. Natland (eds.), 1995, Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific, Geophys. Monogr., 88, Am. Geophys. Union, Washington, D. C., 417 pp.

Articles:

2003

Taylor, B., and A.M. Goodliffe, The West Philippine Basin and the initiation of subduction, revisisted, Geology, in review.

Taylor, B., and F. Martinez, Back-arc basin basalt systematics, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 210, 481-497[PDF]. (Corrigendum v. 214, p. 679 [PDF]).

Martinez, F., and B. Taylor, Controls on backarc crustal accretion: Insights from the Lau, Manus and Mariana Basins, in Intra-Oceanic Subduction Systems: Tectonic and Magmatic Processes, The Geological Society, London, Spec. Pub., in press.

Pi Alperin, J.M., J.M. Marthelot, A. Galvey, M. Sachpazi, B. Taylor, M. Laigle, and A. Hirn, Seismic refraction imaging of the southern Corinth rift shoulder at Derveni, Comptes Rendus Geoscience, in press.

2002

Abers, G., A. Ferris, M. Craig, H. Davies, A. Lerner-Lam, J. Mutter and B. Taylor, Mantle compensation of a region of active metamorphic core complexes, the Woodlark Rift of Papua New Guinea, Nature, 418, 862-865 [PDF]

Martinez, F., and B. Taylor, Mantle wedge control on back-arc crustal accretion, Nature, 416, 417-420 [PDF].

Taylor, B., and P. Huchon, Active continental extension in the western Woodark Basin: a synthesis of Leg 180 results, in Huchon, P., B. Taylor, B., A. Klaus et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results., 180, Ocean  Drilling Program, College Station, 1-35 [HTML}.

Goodliffe, A.M., B. Taylor, and G. Karner, Correlations between seismic, logging, and core data at ODP Leg 180 Sites in the western Woodlark Basin, in Huchon, P., B. Taylor, B., A. Klaus et al., Proc. ODP, Sci. Results., 180, Ocean  Drilling Program, College Station, [HTML]

2001

Martinez, F., A.M. Goodliffe and B. Taylor, Metamorphic core complex formation by density inversion and lower crustal extrusion in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea, Nature, 411, 930-934 [PDF].

Wilson, R.C.L., R. Whitmarsh, N. Froitzheim and B. Taylor, Introduction: the land and sea approach, In R.C.L.Wilson, R. Whitmarsh, B. Taylor, and N. Froitzheim (eds.), Non-Volcanic Rifting of Continental Margins - a Comparison of Evidence From Land and Sea, The Geological Society, London, Spec. Pub. 187, 1-8.

Robertson, A.H.F., S. Awadallah, S. Gerbaudo, K. Lackschewitz, B. Monteleone, T. Sharp, and other members of the Shipboard Scientific Party (including B. Taylor), Evolution of the Miocene-Recent Woodlark Rift Basin, SW Pacific, inferred from sediments drilled during Ocean Drilling Program Leg 180, In R.C.L.Wilson, R. Whitmarsh, B. Taylor, and N. Froitzheim (eds.), Non-Volcanic Rifting of Continental Margins - a Comparison of Evidence From Land and Sea, The Geological Society, London, Spec. Pub. 187, 335-372.

Floyd, J.S., J.C. Mutter, A.M. Goodliffe and B. Taylor, Evidence for fault weakness and fluid flow within an active low-angle normal fault, Nature, 411, 779-783 [PDF].

Zelt, B.C., B. Taylor and A.M. Goodliffe, 3-D crustal velocity structure at the rift tip in the western Woodlark Basin, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 3015-3018 [PDF].

Hochstaedter, A.G., J.B. Gill, R. Peters, P. Broughton, P. Holden, and B. Taylor, Across-arc geochemical trends in the Izu-Bonin arc: contributions from the subducting slab, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 2, 2000GC000105, 44 pp [PDF].

Zellmer, K., and B. Taylor, A three-plate kinematic model for Lau Basin opening, Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, 2, 2000GC000106, 26 pp. [PDF].

2000

Wright, D.J., S.H. Bloomer, C.J. MacLeod, B. Taylor and A.M. Goodliffe, Bathymetry of the Tonga trench and forearc: a map series, Mar. Geophys. Res., 21, 489-512 [HTML].

Hochstaedter, A.G., J.B. Gill, B. Taylor, O. Ishizuka, M. Yuasa and S. Morita, Across-arc geochemical trends in the Izu-Bonin arc: constraints on source composition and mantle melting, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 495-512 [PDF].

1999

Taylor, B., A. Goodliffe and F. Martinez, How continents break up: insights from Papua New Guinea, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 7,497-7,512 [PDF].

Martinez, F., B. Taylor, and A. M. Goodliffe, Contrasting styles of seafloor spreading in the Woodlark Basin: indications of rift-induced secondary mantle convection, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 12,909-12,926, 1999 [PDF].

Taylor, B., Background and regional setting, in Taylor, B., P. Huchon, A. Klaus et al., Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 180, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX, 1-20 [HTML].

Goodliffe, A., B. Taylor, F. Martinez, Data report: marine geophysical surveys of the Woodlark Basin region, in Taylor, B., P. Huchon, A. Klaus et al., Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 180, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX, 1-20 [HTML].

DeBari, S., B. Taylor, K. Spencer and K. Fujioka, A trapped Philippine Sea Plate origin for MORB from the inner slope of the Izu-Bonin trench, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 174, 183-197 [PDF].

Taylor B., Huchon P., Klaus A.& the Leg 180 Scientific Party, Continental rifting, low-angle normal faulting and deep biosphere: Results of Leg 180 drilling in the Woodlark Basin, JOIDES Journal, 25(1), 4-7, and MARGINS Newsletter, 3, 8-11 [PDF].

1998

Taylor, B., M.F. Coffin, W. Dietrich, T. Dixon, N. Driscoll, G. Karner, S. Klemperer, D. Kohlstedt, C. Moore, C. Nittrouer, T. Plank, D. Sawyer, R. Stern, E. Stolper, M. Underwood and D. Wiens, Program focuses attention on continental margins. EOS, Trans. Am. Geophys.Union, 79, 137 & 142.

1997

Goodliffe, A., B. Taylor, F. Martinez, R. Hey, K. Maeda and K. Ohno, Synchronous reorientation of the Woodlark Basin spreading center,  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 146, 233-242 [PDF].

1996

Taylor, B., K. Zellmer, F. Martinez and A. Goodliffe, Sea-floor spreading in the Lau back-arc basin, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 144, 35-40 [PDF].

Taylor, B., C. Mutter, A. Goodliffe, and J. Fang, Active continental extension: the Woodlark Basin, JOI/USSAC Newsletter, 9, 1-4 [PDF].

Martinez, F., and B. Taylor, Fast backarc spreading, rifting, and microplate rotation, between transform faults in the Manus Basin, Bismarck Sea, Mar. Geophys. Res., 18, 203-224.

1995

DeBari, S., B. Taylor and K. Fulioka, 1995, MORB-type basalts on the inner wall of the Izu-Bonin trench - accreted Pacific plate or pre-existing crust?, JAMSTEC J. Deep Sea Res., 11, 363-378.

Taylor, B., A. Goodliffe, F. Martinez and R. Hey, 1995, Continental rifting and initial seafloor spreading in the Woodlark Basin, Nature, 374, 534-537 [HTML].

Bevis, M., F. W. Taylor, B. E. Schutz, J. Recy, B. L. Isacks, S. Helu, R. Singh, E. Kendrick, J. Stowell, B. Taylor and S. Calmant, 1995, Geodetic convergence and back-arc extension at the Tonga arc, Nature, 374, 249-251.

Bloomer, S. H., B. Taylor, C. J. MacLeod, R. J. Stern, P. Fryer and L. Johnson, 1995, Early arc volcanism and the ophiolite problem: a perspective from drilling in the western Pacific, in B. Taylor and J. Natland(eds.), Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific, Geophys. Monogr., 88, Am. Geophys. Union, Washington, D. C., 1-30.

Taylor, R. N., M. S. Marlow, L. E. Johnson, B. Taylor and S. H. Bloomer, 1995, Intrusive volcanic rocks in western Pacific forearcs, in B. Taylor and J. Natland (eds.), Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific, Geophys. Monogr., 88, Am. Geophys. Union, Washington, D. C., 31-43.

1994

Taylor, B., K. A. W. Crook and J. Sinton, 1994, Extensional transform zones and oblique spreading centers, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 19,707-19,718.

Crook, K. A. W., and B. Taylor, 1994, Structure and Quaternary tectonic history of the Woodlark triple junction region, Solomon Islands, Mar. Geophys. Res., 16, 65-89.

Wessel, J. K., P. Fryer, P. Wessel and B. Taylor, 1994, Extension in the northern Mariana inner forearc, J. Geophys. Res., 99,
15,181-15,203.

1993

Taylor, B., Island Arcs, 1993, Deep Sea Trenches, and Back-arc Basins, Oceanus, 35(4), 17-25.

Joseph, D., B. Taylor, A. Shor, and T. Yamazaki, 1993, The Nova-Canton Trough and the Late Cretaceous evolution of the central Pacific, in M. Pringle, W. Sager, W. Sliter and S. Stein (eds.), The Mesozoic Pacific: Geology, Tectonics, and Volcanism, Geophys. Monogr., 77, Am. Geophys. Union, 171-185.

 

Updated October 3, 2003