McGill Structural Geology

Jamie Kirkpatrick


Journal articles

Shervais, K. and Kirkpatrick, J. D., 'Scale dependent wear and re-roughening processes: evolution of a single fault zone’, J. Struc. Geol., (submitted).

Keren, T. T. and Kirkpatrick, J. D., 'The damage is done: low fault friction recorded in the damage zone of the shallow Japan Trench décollement’, J. Geophys. Res., (submitted).

Bose S., Saha P., Mori J. J., Rowe C., Ujiie K., Chester F. M., Conin M., Regalla C., Kameda J., Toy V., Kirkpatrick J. D., Remitti F., Moore J. C., Wolfson-Schwehr M., Nakamura Y., and Gupta A. (2015), 'Deformation structures in the frontal prism near the Japan Trench: Insights from Sandbox Models', Journal of Geodynamics, 89, 29–38, doi:10.1016/j.jog.2015.06.002.

Rabinowitz, H., Savage, H. M., Plank, T., Polissar, P. J., Kirkpatrick, J. D. and Rowe, C. D. (2015), ‘Multiple major faults at the Japan Trench: Chemostratigraphy of the plate boundary at IODP Exp. 343: JFAST’, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett, 423, 57-66, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.04.010.

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Strasser, M., Kodaira, S., Sample, J. C., Mori, J. and Saito, S. (2015), ‘IODP Workshop: Tracking the Tsunamigenic slips Across and Along the Japan Trench (JTRACK)’, Scientific Drilling, 19, 27–32, doi:10.5194/sd-19-27-2015

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Rowe, C. D., Ujiie, K., Moore, J. C., Regalla, C. A., Remitti, F., Toy, V., Wolfson-Schwehr, M., Kameda, J., Bose, S., and Chester, F. M. (2015), ‘Structure and lithology of the Japan Trench subduction plate boundary fault’, Tectonics, 34, doi:10.1002/2014TC003695.

Shervais, J. W., Evans, J. P., Toy, V. G., Kirkpatrick, J. D., Clarke, A. B., and Eichelberger, J. (2014), ‘Drilling to investigate processes in active tectonics and magmatism’, Scientific Drilling, 18, 19–33, doi:10.5194/sd-18-19-2014.

Kirkpatrick, J. D. and Brodsky, E. E. (2014), ‘Slickenline orientations as a record of fault rock rheology’, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett, 408, 24-34, doi10.1016/j.epsl.2014.09.040.

Soden, A. M., Shipton, Z. K., Lunn, R. J., Pytharouli, S. I., Kirkpatrick, J. D., do Nascimento, A. F., Bezerra, F. H. R. (2014), ‘Brittle structures focused on subtle crustal heterogeneities: implications for flow in fractured rocks’, J. Geol. Soc. London., 171, 509-524, doi:10.1144/jgs2013-051.

Chester, F. D., Rowe, C. D., Ujiie, K., Kirkpatrick, J. D., Regalla, C., Remitti, F., Moore, J. C., Toy, V., Wolfson-Schwehr, M., Bose, S., Kameda, J., Mori, J. J., Brodsky, E., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S., and Expedition 343 and 343T Scientists (2013), ‘A thin and weak plate-boundary decollement in the region of maximum slip, 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake’, Science, 342 (6163), 1208-1211, doi:10.1126/science.1243719.

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Rowe, C. D., White, J. C., and Brodsky, E. E. (2013), ‘Silica gel formation during fault slip: Evidence from the rock record’, Geology, 41(9), 1015-1018, doi:10.1130/G34483.1.

Kirkpatrick, J. D. and Rowe, C. D. (2013), ‘Disappearing ink: How pseudotachylytes are lost from the rock record’, J. Struc. Geol., 52, 183-198, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2013.03.003.

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Bezerra, F. H. R., Shipton, Z. K., do Nascimento, A. F., Pytharouli, S. I. , Lunn, R. J. and Soden, A. M (2013), ‘Scale-dependent influence of pre-existing basement shear zones on rift faulting: a case study from NE Brazil’, J. Geol. Soc., London, 170, 237-247, doi: 10.1144/jgs2012-043.

Lin, W., Conin, M., Moore, J. C., Chester, F. M., Nakamura, Y., Mori, J. J., Anderson, L., Brodsky, E. E., Eguchi, N., and the Expedition 343 Scientists (2013), 'Stress state in the largest displacement area of the 2011 Tohoku- Oki Earthquake’, Science, 339, 687-690, doi:10.1126/science.1229379.

Sherry, T. J., Rowe, C. D., Kirkpatrick, J. D., and Brodsky, E. E. (2012), ‘Emplacement and dewatering of the world’s largest exposed sand injectite complex’, Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 13, Q08008, doi:10.1029/2012GC004157.

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Dobson, K. J., Mark, D., Shipton, Z. K., Brodsky, E. E. and Stuart, F. M. (2012), ‘The depth of pseudotachylyte formation from detailed thermochronology and constraints on coseismic stress drop variability’, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B06406, doi:10.1029/2011JB008846.

Rowe, C. D., Kirkpatrick, J. D. and Brodsky, E. E. (2012), ‘Fault rock injections record paleo-earthquakes’, Earth & Planet. Sci. Lett., 335-336, 154-166, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.015.

Pytharouli, S. Lunn, R. J., Shipton, Z. K., Kirkpatrick, J. D. and do Nascimento, A. F. (2011), ‘Microseismicity illuminates open fractures in the shallow crust’, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L02402, doi: 10.1029/2010GL045875.

Moir, H., Lunn, R. J., Shipton, Z. K., and Kirkpatrick, J. D. (2010), ‘Simulating Brittle Fault Evolution From Networks of Pre-existing Structures’, J. Struc. Geol., 1742–1753, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2009.08.016.

Kirkpatrick, J. D., and Z. K. Shipton (2009), ‘Geologic evidence for multiple slip weakening mechanisms during seismic slip in crystalline rock’, J. Geophys. Res., 114, B12401, doi:10.1029/2008JB006037.

Kirkpatrick, J. D., Shipton, Z. K, and Persano, C. (2009), ‘Pseudotachylytes; rarely generated, rarely preserved or rarely reported?’ Bull. Seismol. Soc. Am., v.99, p. 382-388. doi:10.1785/0120080114.

Kirkpatrick, J.D., Shipton Z.K., Evans J.P., Micklethwaite S., Lim S.J. and McKillop P. (2008), ‘Strike-slip fault terminations at seismogenic depths; the structure and kinematics of the Glacier Lakes fault, Sierra Nevada, U.S.A.’ J. Geophys. Res., 113(B4), B04304 doi:10.1029/2007JB005311.

Shipton, Z.K., Soden, A.M., Kirkpatrick J.D., Bright, A.M., and Lunn, R.J. (2006), ‘How thick is a fault? Fault displacement-thickness scaling revisited.’, in 'Earthquakes, Radiated Energy and the Physics of Faulting', Abercrombie, R., McGarr, A., Kanamori, H., and Di Toro, G., (eds), AGU Geophysical Monograph, number 170.

Other publications

Keren, T. K. and Kirkpatrick, J. D. (2016), ‘Tectonic and induced structures in the JFAST core’, Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 343/343T, doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.343343T.204.2016.

Shervais, J. W., Evans, J. P., Toy, V., Eichelberger, J., Kirkpatrick, J., and Clarke, A. (2013), ‘Drilling Active Tectonics and Magmatism (Volcanics, Geoprisms, Fault Zones Post-SAFOD)’, Workshop Proceedings, Geology Faculty Publications Paper 387, DigitalCommons@USU.

Chester, F.M., Mori, J., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S. (2013), and the Expedition 343/343T Scientists, ‘Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project (JFAST)’, Proc. IODP, 343/343T: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.), doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.343343T.2013.

Chester, F. M., Mori, J. J., Toczko, S., Eguchi, N., Kido, Y., Saito, S., Sanada, Y. and the Expedition 343/343T Scientists (2012), ‘Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 343/343T Preliminary Report, Japan Trench Fast Drilling Project (JFAST), 1 April–24 May 2012 and 5–19 July 2012’, Integrated Ocean Drilling Project Preliminary Report 343.