Dan J. Bower

Seismological Laboratory, Caltech, MC 252-21, Pasadena, CA 91125-2100, USA


[10] Seton, M., N. Flament, J. Whittaker, R.D. Müller, D.J. Bower, and M. Gurnis (2015), Ridge subduction sparked reorganisation of the plate-mantle system 55-45 million years ago, in revision.

[9] Bower, D.J., M. Gurnis, and N. Flament (2015), Assimilating lithosphere and slab history in 4-D Earth models, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 238, 8-22, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2014.10.013. [PDF]

[8] Bower, D.J., M. Gurnis, and M. Seton (2013), Lower mantle structure from paleogeographically constrained dynamic Earth models, Geochem. Geophy. Geosys., 14(1), 44-63, doi:10.1029/2012GC004267. [PDF]

[7] Sun, D., D.V. Helmberger, J.M. Jackson, R.W. Clayton, and D.J. Bower (2013), Rolling hills on the core-mantle boundary, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 361, 333-342, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.10.027. [PDF]

[6] Bower, D.J., M. Gurnis, and D. Sun (2013), Dynamic origins of seismic wavespeed variation in D'', Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 214, 74-86, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2012.10.004. [PDF]

[5] Gurnis, M., M. Turner, S. Zahirovic, L. DiCaprio, S. Spasojević, R.D. Müller, J. Boyden, M. Seton, V.C. Manea, and D.J. Bower (2012), Plate tectonic reconstructions with continuously closing plates, Comput. Geosci., 38, 35-42, doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2011.04.014. [PDF]

[4] Bower, D.J., J.K. Wicks, M. Gurnis, and J.M. Jackson (2011), A geodynamic and mineral physics model of a solid-state ultralow-velocity zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 303, 193-202, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.12.035. [PDF]

[3] Bower, D.J., M. Gurnis, J.M. Jackson, and W. Sturhahn (2009), Enhanced convection and fast plumes in the lower mantle induced by the spin transition in ferropericlase, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L10306, doi:10.1029/2009GL037706. [PDF]

[2] Sun, D., D. Helmberger, S. Ni, and D. Bower (2009), Direct measures of lateral velocity variation in the deep Earth, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B05303, doi:10.1029/2008JB005873. [PDF]

[1] Bower, D.J., C.P. Caulfield, S. Fitzgerald, and A.W. Woods (2008), Transient ventilation dynamics following a change in strength of a point source of heat, J. Fluid Mech., 614, 15-37, doi:10.1017/S0022112008003479. [PDF]

Highlighted research

[8] figure appears in Science, News Focus: Kerr, R.A. (2013), The Deep Earth Machine Is Coming Together, Science, 340(6128), 22-24, doi:10.1126/science.340.6128.22.

[8] featured in Geochem. Geophy. Geosys.

[7] featured in Nature Geosci., News and Views: Rost, S. (2013), Deep Earth: Core-mantle boundary landscapes, Nature Geosci., 6, 89-90, doi:10.1038/ngeo1715.

Select abstracts

Flament, N., M. Gurnis, S. Williams, D. Bower, M. Seton, D. Müller (2014), Evolution of the long-wavelength topography of South America since 150 Ma in response to Eastern Pacific subduction, Australian Earth Sciences Convention, Newcastle, NSW, Australia.