Matthew J. Fouch
Publications

Manuscripts in Review

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  • 1. Till, C.B., T.L. Grove, R.W. Carlson, J.M. Donnelly-Nolan, W.K. Hart, M.J. Fouch, L.S. Wagner, and S. Hanson-Hedgecock, Depths and temperatures of asthenospheric melting and the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary in the southern Cascades arc and back-arc, in press Geochem., Geophys., Geosys., 2013. PDF (8.9 Mb)
Papers

2012

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  • 48. Wagner, L.S., M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, and S. Hanson-Hedgecock, Crust and upper mantle structure beneath the Pacific Northwest from joint inversion of ambient noise and earthquake data, Geochem., Geophys., Geosys., 2012. PDF (11.5 Mb)
  • 47. West, J.D., and M.J. Fouch, EMERALD: A web application for seismic event data processing, Seis. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1785/0220110138, 2012. PDF (430 Kb)
  • 46. J.S. Lockridge, M.J. Fouch, J R. Arrowsmith, and L. Linkimer, Analysis of seismic activity near Theodore Roosevelt Dam, Arizona, during the occupation of the EarthScope / USArray Transportable Array, Seis. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1785/0220120034, 2012. PDF (523 Kb)
  • 45. M.D. Long, C.B. Till, K.A. Druken, R.W. Carlson, L.S. Wagner, M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, T.L. Grove, N. Schmerr, and C. Kincaid, Mantle dynamics beneath the Pacific Northwest and the generation of voluminous back-arc volcanism, Geochem., Geophys., Geosys., 13, doi:10.1029/2012GC004189, 2012. PDF (6.2 Mb)
  • 44. J.S. Lockridge, M.J. Fouch, and J R. Arrowsmith, Seismicity within Arizona during the deployment of the EarthScope USArray Transportable Array, Bull. Seis. Soc. Am., 102, doi: 10.1785/ 0120110297, 2012. PDF (1.1 Mb)
  • 43. K.C. Eagar and M.J. Fouch, FuncLab: A MATLAB interactive toolbox for handling receiver function datasets, Seis. Res. Lett., 83, doi:10.1785/gssrl.83.3.596, 2012. PDF (1.9 Mb)
  • 42. M.J. Fouch, The Yellowstone hotspot: Plume or not?, Geology, 40, doi: 10.1130/focus052012.1, 2012. PDF (66 Kb)
  • 41. S. Hanson-Hedgecock, L.S. Wagner, M.J. Fouch, and D.E. James, Constraints on the causes of mid-Miocene volcanism in the Pacific Northwest US from ambient noise tomography, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, doi:10.1029/2012GL051108, 2012. PDF (1.7 Mb)
  • 40. G.L. Pavlis, K. Sigloch, S. Burdick, M.J. Fouch, and F. Vernon, Unraveling the geometry of the Farallon Plate: Synthesis of three-dimensional imaging results from the USArray, Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2012.02.008, 2012. PDF (8.2 Mb)

2011

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  • 39. D.E. James, M.J. Fouch, R.W. Carlson, and J.B. Roth, Slab fragmentation, edge flow and the origin of the Yellowstone hotspot track, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.09.007, 2011. PDF (5.2 Mb)
  • 38. K.C. Eagar, M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, R.W. Carlson, and the High Lava Plains Seismic Working Group, Crustal structure beneath the High Lava Plains of eastern Oregon and surrounding regions from receiver function analysis, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JB007795, 2011. PDF (5.2 Mb)

2010

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  • 37. Lin, F.-C., M.H. Ritzwoller, Y. Yang, M.P. Moschetti, and M.J. Fouch, Complex and variable crustal and uppermost mantle seismic anisotropy in the western United States, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/NGEO1036, 2010. PDF (3.5 Mb)
  • 36. L.S. Wagner, D.W. Forsyth, M.J. Fouch, and D.E. James, Detailed three-dimensional shear wave velocity structure of the northwestern United States from Rayleigh wave tomography, Earth Planet Sci. Lett, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.09.005, 2010. PDF (4.7 Mb)
  • 35. K.C. Eagar, M.J. Fouch, and D.E. James, Receiver function imaging of upper mantle complexity beneath the Pacific Northwest, United States, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.06.015, 2010. PDF (3.9 Mb)
  • 34. C. Beghein, J.A. Snoke, and M.J. Fouch, Depth constraints on azimuthal anisotropy in the Great Basin from Rayleigh wave phase velocity maps, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.11.036, 2010. PDF (1.7 Mb)

2009

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  • 33. M.D. Long, H. Gao, A. Klaus, L.S. Wagner, M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, and E. Humphreys, Shear wave splitting and the pattern of mantle flow beneath eastern Oregon, Earth Planet Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.09.039, 2009. PDF (1.8 Mb)
  • 32. J.D. West, M.J. Fouch, J.B. Roth, and L.T. Elkins-Tanton, Vertical mantle flow associated with a lithospheric drip beneath the Great Basin, Nature Geoscience, 2, doi:10.1038/NGEO526, 2009. PDF (7.3 Mb)

2008

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  • 31. J.B. Roth, M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, and R.W. Carlson, Three-dimensional seismic velocity structure of the northwestern United States, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L15304, doi:10.1029/2008GL03466, 2008. PDF (1.8 Mb)

2007

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  • 30. K.C. Eagar, and M.J. Fouch, Detection of a unique earthquake swarm in eastern Arizona, Arizona Geology, 37, 1-5, 2007. PDF (4.6 Mb)
  • 29. S. Semken, M.J. Fouch, E.J. Garnero, P. Zah, and D. Lippert, Meshing American Indian Concerns with Goals of EarthScope's USArray, EOS Trans. AGU, 88, 309-316, 2007. PDF (253 Kb)

2006

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  • 28. M.J. Fouch, Imaging continental deformation: EarthScope in the field and the classroom, IRIS Newsletter, 3, 8-9, 2006. PDF (4.9 Mb)
  • 27. M.J. Fouch and S. Rondenay, Seismic anisotropy beneath stable continental interiors, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 158, 292-320, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2006.03.024, 2006. PDF (1.0 Mb)
  • 26. A. Frassetto, H. Gilbert, G. Zandt, S. Beck, and M.J. Fouch, Support of high topography in the southern Basin and Range based on composition and architecture of the crust in the Basin and Range and Colorado Plateau, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 243, pp. 62-73, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.06.040, 2006. PDF (672 Kb)
  • 25. T.M. Lassak, M.J. Fouch, C.E. Hall, and E. Kaminski, Seismic characterization of mantle flow in subduction systems: Can we resolve a hydrated mantle wedge?, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 243, 632-649, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.01.022, 2006. PDF (1.3 Mb)
  • 24. J.B. Yoburn, M.J. Fouch, J R. Arrowsmith, and G.R. Keller, A new GIS-driven geophysical database for the southwestern United States, in Sinha, A.K., ed., Geoinformatics: Data to Knowledge: Geological Society of America Special Paper 397, pp. 249-267, doi: 10.1130/2006.2397(20), 2006. PDF (8.1 Mb)
  • 23. R.J. Stern, E. Kohut, S.H. Bloomer, M. Leybourne, M.J. Fouch , and J. Vervoort, Depth profiling outputs of the subduction factory: The Guguan cross-chain, Contrib. Min. Pet., doi: 10.1007/s00410-005-0055-2, 2006. PDF (4.9 Mb)

2005

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  • 22. V. Maupin, E.J. Garnero, T. Lay, and M.J. Fouch, Azimuthal anisotropy in the D" layer beneath the Caribbean, J. Geophys. Res., 110, B08301, doi:10.1029/2004JB003506, 2005. PDF (1.7 Mb)
  • 21. D.K. Anglin and M.J. Fouch, Seismic anisotropy in the Izu-Bonin subduction system, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL022714, 2005. PDF (290 Kb)
  • 20. R. Aster, B. Beaudoin, J. Hole, M. Fouch, J. Fowler, D. James, and the PASSCAL Staff and Standing Committee, IRIS PASSCAL program marks 20 years of scientific discovery, Eos Trans. AGU, 86, 171-172, 2005. PDF (1.0 Mb)

2004

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  • 19. M.E. Anderson, G. Zandt, E. Triep, M. Fouch, and S. Beck, Anisotropy and mantle flow in the Chile-Argentina subduction zone from shear-wave splitting analysis, Geophys. Res. Lett., 31, doi:10.1029/2004GL020906, 2004. PDF (314Kb)
  • 18. E.J. Garnero, V. Maupin, T. Lay, and M.J. Fouch, Variable azimuthal anisotropy in Earth's lowermost mantle, Science, 306, 259-261, 2004. PDF (215 Kb)
  • 17. E.J. Garnero, M. Moore, T. Lay, and M.J. Fouch, Isotropy or weak vertical transverse isotropy in D" beneath the Atlantic Ocean, J. Geophys. Res., 109, doi:10.1029/2004JB003004, 2004. PDF (1.4 Mb)
  • 16. M.J. Fouch, P.G. Silver, D.R. Bell, and J.N. Lee, Small-scale variations in seismic anisotropy near Kimberley, South Africa, Geophys. J. Int., 764-774, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02234.x, 2004. PDF (374 Kb)
  • 15. M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, J.C. VanDecar, S. van der Lee, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, Mantle seismic structure beneath the Kaapvaal and Zimbabwe cratons, S. African J. Geol., 107, 35-46, 2004. PDF (1.7 Mb)
  • 14. P.G. Silver, M.J. Fouch, S.S. Gao, M. Schmitz, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, Seismic anisotropy, mantle fabric, and the magmatic evolution of Precambrian southern Africa, S. African J. Geol., 107, 47-60, 2004. PDF (9.1 Mb)

2003

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  • 13. S.B. Shirey, J.W. Harris, D.E. James, M.J. Fouch, P. Deines, S.H. Richardson, P. Cartigny, F. Viljoen, Regional patterns in the paragenesis and age of inclusions in diamond, diamond composition and the lithospheric seismic structure of southern Africa, Lithos, 71, 243-258, 2003. PDF (780 Kb)
  • 12. R.J. Stern, M.J. Fouch, and S.L. Klemperer, An overview of the Izu-Bonin-Mariana subduction factory, in Inside the Subduction Factory, edited by J.M. Eiler, pp. 175-222, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2003. PDF (6.2 Mb)

2002

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  • 11. D.E. James and M.J. Fouch, Formation and evolution of Archaean cratons: insights from southern Africa, in The Early Earth: Physical, Chemical and Biological Development, Spec. Pub. 199, edited by C.M.R. Fowler, C.J. Ebinger, and C.J. Hawkesworth, pp. 1-26, Geological Society, London, 2002. PDF (2.4 Mb)
  • 10. Shirey, S.B., J.W. Harris, S.H. Richardson, M.J. Fouch, D.E. James, P. Cartigny, P. Deines, F. Viljoen, Diamond genesis, seismic structure, and evolution of the Kaapvaal-Zimbabwe craton, Science, 297, 1683-1686, 2002. PDF (227 Kb)
  • 09a. M.J. Fouch, K.M. Fischer, and M.E. Wysession, Erratum to "Lowermost mantle anisotropy beneath the Pacific: Imaging the source of the Hawaiian plume", Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, 195, 299-300, 2002. PDF (712 Kb)

2001

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  • 09. M.J. Fouch, K.M. Fischer, and M.E. Wysession, Lowermost mantle anisotropy beneath the Pacific: Imaging the source of the Hawaiian plume, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett, 190, 167-180, 2001. PDF (1.7 Mb)
  • 08. D.E. James, M.J. Fouch, J.C. VanDecar, S. van der Lee, and the Kaapvaal Seismic Group, Tectospheric structure beneath southern Africa, Geophys. Res. Lett, 28, 2485-2488, 2001. PDF (675 Kb)
    Electronic supplement to this paper PDF ( 2.5 Mb)

2000

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  • 07. M.J. Fouch, K.M. Fischer, M.E. Wysession, and T.J. Clarke, Shear wave splitting, continental keels, and patterns of mantle flow, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 6255-6276, 2000. PDF (10.4 Mb)

1999

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  • 06. M.E. Wysession, A. Langenhorst, M.J. Fouch, K.M. Fischer, G.I. Al-Eqabi, P.J. Shore, and T.J. Clarke, Lateral variations in compressional/shear velocities at the base of the mantle, Science, 284, 120-125, 1999. PDF (666 Kb)

1998

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  • 05. K.M. Fischer, M.J. Fouch, D.A. Wiens, and M.S. Boettcher, Anisotropy and flow in Pacific subduction zone backarcs, Pure Appl. Geophys., 151, 463-475, 1998. PDF ( 317 Kb)
  • 04. M.J. Fouch and K.M. Fischer, Shear wave anisotropy in the Mariana subduction zone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1221-1224, 1998. PDF (2.7 Mb)

1997

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    1996

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    • 03. K.M. Fischer, M.E. Wysession, T.J. Clarke, M.J. Fouch, G.I. Al-eqabi, P.J. Shore, R.W. Valenzuela, A. Li, and J.M. Zaslow, The 1995-1996 Missouri to Massachusetts broadband seismometer deployment, IRIS Newsletter, 6-9, Summer 1996. PDF (9 Mb)
    • 02. M.J. Fouch and K.M. Fischer, Mantle anisotropy beneath northwest Pacific subduction zones, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 15,987-16,002, 1996. PDF (5.5 Mb)
    • 01. M.E. Wysession, K.M. Fischer, T.J. Clarke, G.I. Al-Eqabi, M.J. Fouch, P.J. Shore, R.W. Valenzuela, A. Li, and J.M. Zaslow, Slicing into the earth, Eos Trans. AGU, 77, 477-482, 1996. PDF ( 627 Kb)