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Graham, D. W., P. J. Michael and T. Shea (2016) Extreme incompatibility of helium during mantle melting: evidence from undegassed mid-ocean ridge basalts. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 454, 192-202. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.09.016. PDF

Konrad, K., D. W. Graham, C. R. Thornber, R. A. Duncan, A. J. R. Kent and A. M. Al-Amri (2016) Asthenosphere-lithosphere interactions in western Saudi Arabia: inferences from 3He/4He in xenoliths and lavas from Harrat Hutaymah. Lithos 248-251, 339-352. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2016.01.031. PDF


Michael, P. J. and D. W. Graham (2015) The behavior and concentration of CO2 in the suboceanic mantle: inferences from undegassed ocean ridge and ocean island basalts. Lithos 236-237, 338-351. doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2015.08.020. PDF Supplement (pdf) Data (excel)

P. Sgualdo, K. Aviado, L. Beccaluva, G. Bianchini, J. Blichert-Toft, J. G. Bryce, D.W. Graham, C. Natali, F. Siena (2015) Lithospheric mantle evolution in the Afro-Arabian domain: insights from Bir Ali mantle xenoliths (Yemen). Tectonophysics 650, 3-17. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.11.025. PDF


Graham, D. W. (2014) Mantle geochemistry: Small-scale stirrings. Nature Geosci. (News & Views) 7, 556-557. PDF

Graham, D. W., B. B. Hanan, C. Hémond, J. Blichert-Toft and F. Albarède (2014) Helium isotopic textures in Earth’s upper mantle. Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst. 15, 2048-2074. doi:10.1002/2014GC005264. PDF

Graham, D. W., B. B. Hanan, J. E. Lupton, K. Hoernle, R. Werner, D. M. Christie and J. M. Sinton (2014) Helium isotope variations and mantle plume – spreading ridge interactions along the Galápagos Spreading Center. AGU Monograph, The Galápagos: A Natural Laboratory for the Earth Sciences. Eds. K. Harpp, E. Mittelstaedt, N. d’Ozouville and D. Graham, chapter 18, 393-414. PDF


Hanan, B. B., J. Blichert-Toft, C. Hemond, K. Sayit, A. Agranier, D. W. Graham and F. Albarède (2013) Pb and Hf Isotope Variations along the Southeast Indian Ridge and the Dynamic Distribution of MORB Source Domains in the Upper Mantle. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 375, 196-208, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.05.028. PDF


Lupton, J. E., R. J. Arculus, L. J. Evans and D. W. Graham (2012) Mantle hotspot neon in basalts from the Northwest Lau Back-arc Basin. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L08308, doi:10.1029/2012GL051201. PDF

Rooney, T. O., B. B. Hanan, D. W. Graham, T. H. Furman, J. Blichert-Toft and J. G. Schilling (2012) Upper mantle pollution during Afar plume-continental rift interaction. J. Petrol. 53, 365-389. doi:10.1093/petrology/egr065. PDF


Colin, A., P. G. Burnard, D. W. Graham, Y. Marrocchi (2011) Plume-ridge interaction along the Galapagos Spreading Center: discerning between gas loss and source effects using neon isotopic compositions and 4He-40Ar*-CO2 relative abundances. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 75, 1145-1160. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.11.018. PDF


Graham, D. W. (2010) Relict mantle from Earth's birth. Nature 466, 822-823. PDF


Debaille, V., R. G. Trønnes, A. D. Brandon, T. E. Waight, D. W. Graham, C.-T. A. Lee (2009) Primitive off-rift basalts from Iceland and Jan Mayen: Os isotopic evidence for a mantle source containing enriched subcontinental lithosphere. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 3423-3449. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.03.002. PDF

Graham, D. W., M. R. Reid, B. T. Jordan, A. L. Grunder, W. P. Leeman, J. E. Lupton (2009) Mantle source provinces beneath the northwestern USA delimited by helium isotopes in young basalts. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. 188, 128-140. PDF

Russo, C. J., K. H. Rubin and D. W. Graham (2009). Mantle melting and magma supply to the Southeast Indian Ridge: the roles of lithology and melting conditions from U-series disequilibria. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 278, 55-66. PDF


Goldstein, S. L., G. Soffer, C. H. Langmuir, K. A. Lehnert, D. W. Graham and P. J. Michael (2008) Origin of a "southern hemisphere" geochemical signature in the Arctic upper mantle. Nature 453, 89-94. PDF

VanLaningham, S., R. A. Duncan, N. G. Pisias and D. W. Graham (2008) Tracking fluvial response to climate change in the Pacific Northwest: a combined provenance approach using Ar and Nd isotopic systems on fine-grained sediments. Quat. Sci. Rev. 27, 497-517. PDF


Nicolaysen, K. P., F. A. Frey, J. J. Mahoney, K. T. M. Johnson and D. W. Graham (2007) Influence of the Amsterdam/St. Paul hot spot along the Southeast Indian Ridge between 77° and 88°E: Correlations of Sr, Nd, Pb and He isotopic variations with ridge segmentation. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 8, Q09007, doi:10.1029/2006GC001540. PDF

Brandon, A. D., D. W Graham, T. Waight and B. Gautason (2007) 186Os and 187Os enrichments and high-3He/4He sources in the Earth's mantle: evidence from Icelandic picrites. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 4570-4591. doi: 10.1016/j.gca2007.07.015. PDF

Chen, Y., Y. Zhang, D. Graham, S. Su and J. Deng (2007) Geochemistry of Cenozoic basalts and mantle xenoliths in Northeast China. Lithos 96, 108-126. PDF


Graham, D. W., J. Blichert-Toft, C. J. Russo, K. H. Rubin and F. Albarede (2006) Cryptic striations in the upper mantle revealed by hafnium isotopes in Southeast Indian Ridge basalts. Nature 440, 199-202. PDF


Agranier, A., J. Blichert-Toft, D. W. Graham, V. Debaille, P. Schiano and F. Albarede (2005) The spectra of isotopic heterogeneities along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 238, 96-109. PDF

Graham, D. W. (2005) Neon illuminates the mantle. Nature 433, 25-26. PDF

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Keller, R. A., D. W. Graham, K. A. Farley, R. A. Duncan, J. E. Lupton (2004) Cretaceous to Recent record of elevated 3He/4He along the Hawaiian-Emperor volcanic chain. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 5, Q12L05, doi:10.1029/2004GC000739. PDF

Burnard, P. G., D. W. Graham and K. A. Farley (2004) Fractionation of noble gases (He, Ar) during MORB mantle melting? A case study on the Southeast Indian Ridge. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 227, 457-472. PDF


Ito, G., J. Lin and D. Graham (2003) Observational and theoretical studies of the dynamics of mantle plume-mid-ocean ridge interaction. Rev. Geophys. 41, 1017-1041, DOI: 10.1029/2002RG000117. PDF

Michael, P. J., C. H. Langmuir, H. J. B. Dick, J. E. Snow, S. L. Goldstein, D. W. Graham, K. Lehnert, G. Kurras, W. Jokat, R. Mühe, and H. N. Edmonds (2003) Magmatic and amagmatic seafloor generation at the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel ridge, Arctic Ocean. Nature 423, 956-962. PDF

Edmonds, H. N., P. J. Michael, E. T. Baker, D. P. Connelly, J. E. Snow, C. H. Langmuir, H. J. B. Dick, R. Mühe, C. R. German and D. W. Graham (2003) Discovery of abundant hydrothermal venting on the ultra-slow spreading Gakkel Ridge, Arctic Ocean. Nature, 421, 252-256. PDF

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Detrick, R. S., J. M. Sinton, G. Ito, J. P. Canales, M. Behn, T. Blacic, B. Cushman, J. E. Dixon, D. W. Graham and J. Mahoney (2002) Correlated geophysical, geochemical and volcanological manifestations of plume-ridge interaction along the Galapagos Spreading Center. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 3, 8501, doi:10.1029/2002000350. PDF

Burnard, P. G., D. W. Graham and K. A. Farley (2002) Mechanisms of magmatic gas loss along the Southeast Indian Ridge and the Amsterdam-St. Paul Plateau. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 203, 131-148. PDF

Mahoney, J. J., D. W. Graham, D. M. Christie, K. T. M. Johnson, L. S. Hall and D. L. VonderHaar (2002) Between a hot spot and cold spot: isotopic variation in the Southeast Indian Ridge asthenosphere, 86°-118°E. J. Petrol. 43, 1155-1176. PDF

Graham, D. W. (2002) Noble gas isotope geochemistry of mid-ocean ridge and ocean island basalts; characterization of mantle source reservoirs. In: Noble Gases in Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry, eds. D. Porcelli, R. Wieler and C. Ballentine. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Mineral. Soc. Amer., Washington, D.C., pp. 247-318. PDF


Graham, D. W., J. E. Lupton, F. J. Spera and D. M. Christie (2001) Upper mantle dynamics revealed by helium isotope variations along the Southeast Indian Ridge. Nature 409, 701-703. PDF

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D. W. Graham and F. J. Spera (2000) Spatial statistics of isotopic variations along mid-ocean ridges. J. Conference Abstracts 5, 42. PDF

Johnson, K. T. M., D. W. Graham, K. H. Rubin, K. Nicolaysen, D. S. Scheirer, D. W. Forsyth, E. T. Baker and L. M. Douglas Priebe (2000) Boomerang Seamount: the active expression of the Amsterdam-St. Paul hotspot, Southeast Indian Ridge. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 183, 245-259. PDF

Scheirer, D. S., D. W. Forsyth, J. A. Conder, M. A. Eberle, S.-H. Hung, K. T. M. Johnson and D. W. Graham (2000) Anomalous seafloor spreading of the Southeast Indian Ridge near the Amsterdam-St. Paul Plateau. J. Geophys. Res. 105, 8243-8262. PDF

Hauff, F., K. Hoernle, G. Tilton, D. W. Graham and A. C. Kerr (2000) Large volume recycling of oceanic lithosphere over short time scales: geochemical constraints from the Caribbean Large Igneous Province. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 174, 241-244. PDF


Graham, D. W. and J. E. Lupton (1999) Helium isotopes in historical lavas from Mount Vesuvius: comment on 'Noble gas isotopic ratios from historical lavas and fumaroles at Mount Vesuvius' by D. Tedesco et al.. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 174, 241-244. PDF

Furman, T. H. and D. W. Graham (1999) Erosion of lithospheric mantle beneath the East African Rift System: geochemical evidence from the Kivu volcanic province. Lithos, 48, 237-262. PDF

Graham, D. W., K. T. M Johnson, L. M. Douglas Priebe and J. E. Lupton (1999) Hotspot-ridge interaction along the Southeast Indian Ridge near Amsterdam and St. Paul islands: helium isotope evidence. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 167, 297-310. PDF

Sturm, M., E. M. Klein, D. W. Graham and J. L. Karsten (1999) Age constraints on crustal recycling to the mantle beneath the southern Chile Ridge: He-Pb-Sr-Nd systematics. J. Geophys. Res., 104, 5097-5114. PDF

Graham, D. W. (1999) Helium Isotopes. In: The Encyclopedia of Geochemistry, ed. C. P. Marshall and R. W. Fairbridge, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp.314-315. PDF

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Graham, D. W., L. M. Larsen, B. B. Hanan, M. Storey, A. K. Pedersen and J. E. Lupton (1998) Helium isotope composition of the early Iceland mantle plume inferred from the Tertiary picrites of West Greenland. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 160, 241-256. PDF

Garcia, M. O., K. H. Rubin, M. D. Norman, J. M. Rhodes, D. W. Graham, D. W. Muenow and K. Spencer (1998) Petrology and geochronology of basalt breccia from the 1996 earthquake swarm of Loihi Seamount, Hawaii: magmatic history of its 1996 eruption. Bull. Volcanol. 59, 577-592. PDF


Burnard, P., D. Graham and G. Turner (1997) Vesicle-specific noble gas analyses of "popping rock": implications for primordial noble gases in Earth. Science 276, 568-571. PDF


Graham, D. W., P. Castillo, J. E. Lupton and R. Batiza (1996) Correlated helium and strontium isotope ratios in South Atlantic near-ridge seamounts and implications for mantle dynamics. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 144, 491-504. PDF

Hanan, B. B. and D. W. Graham (1996) Lead and helium isotope evidence from oceanic basalts for a common deep source of mantle plumes. Science 272, 991-995. PDF

Reid, M. R. and D. W. Graham (1996) Resolving lithospheric and sub-lithospheric contributions to helium isotope variations in basalts from the southwestern US. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 144, 213-222. PDF


Hoernle, K., Y.-S. Zhang and D. Graham (1995) Seismic and geochemical evidence for large-scale mantle upwelling beneath the eastern Atlantic and western and central Europe. Nature 374, 34-39. PDF

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Graham, D. W., P. Allard, C. K. Kilburn, F. J. Spera and J. E. Lupton (1993) Helium isotopes in some historical lavas from Mount Vesuvius. J. Volc. Geotherm. Res. 58, 359-366. PDF

Graham, D. W., D. M. Christie, K. S. Harpp and J. E. Lupton (1993) Mantle plume helium in submarine basalts from the Galápagos Platform. Science 262, 2023-2026. PDF

Lupton, J. E., D. W. Graham, J. R. Delaney and H. P. Johnson (1993) Helium isotope variations in Juan de Fuca Ridge basalts. Geophys. Res. Lett. 20, 1851-1854. PDF


Graham, D. W., W. J. Jenkins, J.-G. Schilling, G. Thompson, M. D. Kurz and S. E. Humphris (1992) Helium isotope geochemistry of mid-ocean ridge basalts from the South Atlantic. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 110, 133-147. PDF

Graham, D. W., S. E. Humphris, W. J. Jenkins and M. D. Kurz (1992) Helium isotope geochemistry of some volcanic rocks from St. Helena. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 110, 121-131. PDF


Graham, D. and P. Sarda (1991) Reply to comment by T. M. Gerlach on "Mid-ocean ridge popping rocks: implications for degassing at ridge crests". Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 105, 568-573. PDF

Lupton, J. and D. Graham (1991) Comment on "A ten-year decrease in the atmospheric helium isotope ratio possibly caused by human activity" by Y. Sano et al.. Geophys. Res. Lett. 18, 482-485. PDF

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Graham, D., J. Lupton, F. Albarde and M. Condomines (1990) Extreme temporal homogeneity of helium isotopes at Piton de la Fournaise, Réunion Island. Nature 347, 545-548. PDF

Sarda, P. and D. Graham (1990) Mid-ocean ridge popping rocks: implications for degassing at ridge crests. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 97, 268-289. PDF


Graham, D. W., A. Zindler, M. D. Kurz, W. J. Jenkins, R. Batiza and H. Staudigel (1988) He, Pb, Sr and Nd isotope constraints on magma genesis and mantle heterogeneity beneath young Pacific seamounts. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 99, 446-463. PDF

Graham, D. W., W. J. Jenkins, M. D. Kurz and R. Batiza (1987) Helium isotope disequilibrium and geochronology of glassy submarine basalts. Nature 326, 384-386. PDF

Hudson, A., M. L. Bender and D. W. Graham (1986) Iron enrichments in hydrothermal plumes over the East Pacific Rise. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 79, 250-254. PDF

Bender, M. L., A. Hudson, D. W. Graham, R. O. Barnes, M. Leinen and D. Kahn (1985) Diagenesis and advection reflected in pore water chemistry on the western flank of the East Pacific Rise, 20 degrees south. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 76, 71-83. PDF

Graham, D. W., M. L. Bender, D. F. Williams and L. D. Keigwin, Jr. (1982) Strontium/Calcium ratios in Cenozoic planktonic foraminfera. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 46, 1282-1292. PDF

Klinkhammer, G. P., D. T. Heggie and D. W. Graham (1982) Metal diagenesis in oxic marine sediments. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 61, 211-219. PDF

Emerson, S., V. Grundmanis and D. W. Graham (1982) Carbonate chemistry in marine pore waters: MANOP sites C and S. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 61, 220-232. PDF

Graham, D. W., B. H. Corliss, M. L. Bender and L. D. Keigwin, Jr. (1981) Carbon and oxygen isotopic disequilibria of Recent deep-sea benthic foraminifera. Mar. Micropaleo. 6, 483-497. PDF

Bender, M. L. and D. W. Graham (1981) On Late Miocene abyssal hydrography. Mar. Micropaleo. 6, 451-464. PDF

Bender, M. L. and D. W. Graham (1978) Long term constraints on the global marine carbonate system. J. Mar. Res. 36, 551-567. PDF

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