Publications Jonathan Castro

Peer-reviewed publication

Tuffen, H, James, M.R., Castro, J.M., Schipper, C.I., (in revision) Exceptional mobility of a rhyolitic obsidian flow:  observations from Cordón Caulle, Chile, 2011-2013.  Nature Communications. 

Berlo, K., Tuffen, H., Smith, V., Castro, J.M., Pyle, D.M., Mather, T.A., and Geraki, T. (in Press) Element variations in rhyolitic magma resulting from gas transport. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 

Martin, M.C., et al., (in press) Three dimensional spectral imaging with synchrotron Fourier transform infrared spectro-microtomography.  Nature Methods. 

Schipper, C.I., Castro, J.M., Tuffen, H., James, M.R., How, P. (2013) Shallow vent architecture during hybrid explosive-effusive activity at Cordón Caulle (Chile, 2011-2012):  Evidence from direct observations and pyroclast textures.  Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 262: 25-37. 

Castro, J.M., Schipper, C.I., Mueller, S., Militzer, A., Amigo, A., Parejas, C.S., and Jacob, D. (2013) Storage and eruption of near-liquidus rhyolite magma at Cordón Caulle, Chile. Bulletin of Volcanology.  75: 702-719.

Cordonnier, B., Caricchi, L., Pistone, M., Castro, J., Hess, K-U, Gottschaller, S., Manga, M., Dingwell, D.B., Burlini, L., (2012) The viscous-brittle transition of crystal-bearing silicic melt: Direct observation of magma rupture and healing. Geology. 40: 611-614.

Castro, J.M., Burgisser, A., Schipper, C.I., Mancini, S. (2012) Mechanisms of bubble coalescence in silicic magmas. Bulletin of Volcanology. 74: 2339-2352.

Castro, J.M., Cordonnier, B., Tuffen, H., Tobin, M.J., Puskar, L., Martin, M., Bechtel, H.A. (2012) The role of melt-fracture degassing in defusing explosive rhyolite eruptions at volcán Chaitén. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 333-334: 63-69.

Lowenstern, J.B., Bleick, H., Vazquez, J.A, Castro, J.M., Larson, P.B. (2012) Degassing of Cl, F, Li and Be during extrusion and crystallization of the rhyolite dome at Volcán Chaitén, Chile during 2008 and 2009. 74: 2303-2319.

Caricchi, L., Pommier, A., Pistone, M., Castro, J.M., Burgisser, A., and Perugini, D. (2011) Strain-induced magma degassing: insights from simple-shear experiments on bubble bearing melts. Bulletin of Volcanology. 73: 1245-1257.

Pallister J., et al., (2010) Interdisciplinary studies of eruption at Chaitén Volcano, Chile. EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union. 91: 381-392.

Castro, J.M., Dingwell, D.B. (2009) Rapid ascent of rhyolitic magma at Chaitén volcano, Chile. Nature. 461: 780-784.

Castro, J.M., Cottrell, E., Tuffen, H., Logan, A.V. , Kelley, K.A. (2009) Spherulite crystallization induces Fe-redox redistribution in silicic melt. Chemical Geology. 268: 272-280.

Tuffen, H. and Castro, J.M., (2009) The emplacement of an obsidian dyke through thin ice: Hrafntinnuhryggur, Krafla Iceland. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 185: 352-366.

Castro, J.M., Beck, P., and Tuffen, H., (2008) Timescales of spherulite crystallization in obsidian inferred from water concentration profiles. American Mineralogist. 93: 1816-1822.
Castro, J.M. and Gardner, J.E., (2008) Did magma ascent rate control the explosive-effusive transition at the Inyo volcanic chain, California? Geology 36: 279-282, doi: 10.1130/G24453A.1

Castro, J.M., Manga, M., and Martin, M.C., (2005) Vesiculation rates of obsidian domes inferred from H2O concentration profiles. Geophysical Research Letters 32: L21307, doi:10.1029/2005GL02029.

Castro, J.M., Dingwell, D.B., Nichols, A.R.L., and Gardner, J.E., (2005) New insights on the origin of flow bands in obsidian. Geological Society of America Special Paper 396: 55-65.

Castro, J.M. and Mercer, C., (2004) Microlite textures and volatile contents of obsidian from the Inyo Volcanic Chain, California. Geophysical Research Letters 31: L18605, doi: 10.1029/2004GL020489.

Cañon-Tapia, E. and Castro, J.M., (2004) AMS measurements on obsidian from the Inyo Domes, CA: a comparison of magnetic and mineral preferred orientation fabrics. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 134: 169-182.

Castro, J.M., Cashman, K.V., and Manga, M. (2003) A technique for measuring 3D crystal size distributions of prismatic microlites in obsidian. American Mineralogist 88: 1230-1240.

Castro, J.M., Manga, M., and Cashman, K.V. (2002) Dynamics of obsidian flows inferred from microstructures: insights from microlite preferred orientations. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 199: 211-226.

Castro, J.M., Cashman, K.V., Joslin, N., Olmsted, B., (2002) Structural Constraints on the Origin of Large Cavities in the Big Obsidian Flow, Newberry National Monument, Oregon. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 114: 313-330.

Castro, J.M., Olmsted, B., and Joslin, N., (2000) Structural origin of large gas cavities in the Big Obsidian Flow, Newberry Volcano. In: Chitwood and Jensen, R. A. (Eds.) What's New at Newberry? Friends of the Pleistocene 8th annual field trip guidebook. p. 125-134.

Castro, J.M. and Cashman, K.V. (1999) Constraints on rheology of obsidian and pumice based on folds in obsidian lavas. Journal of Structural Geology 21: 807-819.

Manga, M., Castro, J.M., Cashman, K.V., and Loewenberg, M. (1998) Rheology of bubble-bearing magmas. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 87: 15-28.