Dr. rer. nat. Folkmar Hauff

Research Division 4: Dynamics of the Ocean Floor | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel 

Research Unit: Magmatic and Hydrothermal Systems

Room: 8/E-203 
Phone: +49 431 600-2125 
Fax: +49 431 600-2924
E-Mail: fhauff(at) 

GEOMAR | Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel 
East shore campus 
Wischhofstrasse 1-3 
D-24148 Kiel

Education and Career

  • since 1999 staff scientist GEOMAR Research Center, IFM-GEOMAR und GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel. Lab manager Thermal Ionization-MS facilities (1xMAT262, 2xTRITON) and associated RD4 chemistry labs.
  • 1999 Postdoc, GEOMAR Research Center
  • 1998 Dissertation Summa Cum Laude, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
  • 1997 DAAD stipend, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
  • 1994 PhD position GEOMAR Forschungszentrum Kiel
  • 1994 Diploma Geology, University Tübingen
  • 1990-91 Exchange student Arizona State University, Tempe Arizona, USA
  • 1987 Study Geology, University Tübingen
  • 1986 Study Technical Engineering , University Stuttgart
  • 1985 High School Diploma

Scientific Interests

  • Isotope geochemistry to solve problems in igneous petrology
  • Genesis of Large Igneous Provinces, e.g. Caribbean, Manihiki, Hikurangi
  • Plume-Ridge Interaction, e.g. Iceland, Galápagos, South-Atlantic
  • Hotspot related intraplate volcanism, e.g. Walvis, Canary Islands
  • Non-hotspot related intraplate volcanism, e.g. Christmas Island Seamount Province NE Indian Ocean, Marie Byrd Seamounts West-Antarctica
  • Alteration of ocean crust, e.g. Site 1256, ODP Leg 187, Site 1149 & 801
  • Initiation and evolution of oceanic arcs, e.g. Tonga-Kermadec, Aleutians
  • Time scales of magmatic processes, e.g. melt differentiation in the Canary Islands and Iceland, mantle upwelling rates at Iceland, the Galápagos plume-ridge system and beneath mid-ocean ridge segments in the South Atlantik 
  • Improvements in isotope ratio analysis and element extraction and purification techniques

Research Cruises

  • 2017: RV Sonne "SO258 INGON: Afanasy Nikitin Seamlunts,  Central Indian Ocean“
  • 2017: RV Sonne "SO255 VITIAZ: Kermadec arc initiation and evolution,  SW Pacific“
  • 2016: RV Sonne "SO249 BERING: Aleutian arc initiation and evolution,  N Pacific“
  • 2014: RV Sonne "SO232 SLIP: Mozambique Oceanic Plateau, SW Indian Ocean“
  • 2012: RV Sonne "SO225 MANIHKI II: Manihiki Oceanic Plateau, W-Pacific"
  • 2011: RV Maria S Merian “MSM19-3: Agulhas Ridge and Discovery Seamounts, South Atlantic"
  • 2010: RV Sonne “SO208 PLUMEFLUX: E-Pacific and off-axis Galápagos Spreading Center” 
  • 2010: RV Meteor “M81-2A/B CLIP: Caribbean Sea” 
  • 2009: RV Sonne “SO201-Leg1b KALMAR: NW Pacific-Aleutians-Bering Sea” 
  • 2008: RV Sonne “SO199 CHRISP: Christmas Island Seamount Province, NE Indian Ocean ”              
  • 2007: RV Sonne “SO193 MANIHKI I: Manihiki Oceanic Plateau, W-Pacific“                                         
  • 2006: RV Polarstern “PS69 ANTXXIII/5: Marie Byrd Seamounts -West Antarctica-“ 
  • 2003: RV Sonne “SO168 ZEALANDIA: Hikurangi LIP and ZEALANDIA Intraplate Volcanism“
  • 1997: RV Sonne “SO158 MEGAPRINT: Plume Ridge Interaction Galapagos Spreading Center“          
  • 1999: DRV JOIDES Resolution “ODP Leg 187; Australian-Antarctic-Discordance“
  • 1997: RV Poseidon “POS235: East Atlantic Volcanism/ Alboran Sea“

Memberships & Activities

  • since 1996: American Geophysical Union
  • since 2006: Involved in planning the GEOMAR Extension Building
  • 2004-2007: Member of the scientific council of IFM-GEOMAR
  • 1999-2004: Member of the infrastructure committee of the GEOMAR Research Center
  • since 1998: Reviews for Journal of Petrology, Tectonophysics, Lithos, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Journal of Geophysical Research, International Journal of Earth Sciences, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, ODP Scientific Result Volume


  • 1996: Best Poster Presentation at 74th Conference German Mineralogical Society; 9-12 Sept. Kiel
  • 2011: IFM-GEOMAR Publication Award

Publications (peer-reviewed)


109] Lima SM, Haase KM, Beier C, Regelous M, Brandl PA, Hauff F, Krumm S (2017) Magmatic evolution and source variations at the Nifonea Ridge (New Hebrides Island Arc). Journal of Petrology 58, 473-494.  doi:10.1093/petrology/egx023.

108] Turner S, Kokfelt T, Hoernle K, Johansen T S, Hauff F, Lundstrom C, van den Bogaard P, Klügel, A. (2017) Contrasting magmatic cannibalism forms evolved phonolitic magmas in the Canary Islands Geology 45 (2) 47-150. DOI 10.1130/G38566.1.

107] Golowin R, Hoernle K, Portnyagin M, Hauff F, Gurenko A, Garbe-Schönberg D, Werner R, Turner S (2017) Generation of boninite-like intraplate magmas during Manihiki Plateau formation. Nature Communications 8 (14322). DOI 10.1038/NCOMMS14322.


106] Timm C, Leybourne MI, Hoernle K, Wysoczanski RJ, Hauff F, Handler M, Caratori Tontini F, de Ronde CEJ (2016) Trench-perpendicular Geochemical Variation Between two Adjacent Kermadec Arc Volcanoes Rumble II East and West: the Role of the Subducted Hikurangi Plateau in Element Recycling in Arc Magmas. Journal of Petrology 57(7): 1335-1360, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egw042 

105] Höfig TW, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Frank M (2016) Hydrothermal versus active margin sediment supply to the eastern equatorial Pacific over the past 23 million years traced by radiogenic Pb isotopes: Paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic implications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 190:213-238,

104] Herbrich A, Hauff F, Hoernle K, Werner R, Garbe-Schönberg D, White S (2016) A 1.5 Ma record of plume-ridge interaction at the Western Galápagos Spreading Center (91°40′–92°00′W). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 185:141-159,

103] Tejada MLG, Geldmacher J, Hauff F, Heaton D, Koppers AAP, Garbe-Schönberg D, Hoernle K, Heydolph K, Sager WW (2016) Geochemistry and age of Shatsky, Hess, and Ojin Rise seamounts: Implications for a connection between the Shatsky and Hess Rises. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 185:302-327,

102] Haase KM, Freund S, Beier C, Koepke J, Erdmann M, Hauff F (2016) Constraints on the magmatic evolution of the oceanic crust from plagiogranite intrusions in the Oman ophiolite. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 171(5):1-16,

101] Buchs DM, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Baumgartner PO (2016) Evidence from accreted seamounts for a depleted component in the early Galapagos plume. Geology 44(5):383-386, doi: 10.1130/g37618.1

100] Turner S, Kokfelt T, Hoernle K, Lundstrom C, Hauff F (2016) 231Pa systematics in postglacial volcanic rocks from Iceland. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 185:129-140,

99] Schwindrofska A, Hoernle K, Hauff F, van den Bogaard P, Werner R, Garbe-Schönberg D (2016) Origin of enriched components in the South Atlantic: Evidence from 40 Ma geochemical zonation of the Discovery Seamounts. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 441:167-177,

98] Hoernle K, Schwindrofska A, Werner R, van den Bogaard P, Hauff F, Uenzelmann-Neben G, Garbe-Schönberg D (2016) Tectonic dissection and displacement of parts of Shona hotspot volcano 3500 km along the Agulhas-Falkland Fracture Zone. Geology 44(4):263-266, doi: 10.1130/g37582.1

97] Haase KM, Brandl PA, Devey CW, Hauff F, Melchert B, Garbe-Schönberg D, Kokfelt TF, Paulick H (2016) Compositional variation and 226Ra-230Th model ages of axial lavas from the southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 8°48′S. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 17(1):199-218,

96] Scudder R, Murray R, Schindlbeck J, Kutterolf S, Hauff F, Underwood M, Gwizd S, Lauzon R, McKinley C (2016) Geochemical approaches to the quantification of dispersed volcanic ash in marine sediment. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 3(1):1; doi:10.1186/s40645-015-0077-y

95] Genske FS, Beier C, Stracke A, Turner SP, Pearson NJ, Hauff F, Schaefer BF, Haase KM (2016) Comparing the nature of the western and eastern Azores mantle. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 172:76-92


94] Turner S, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Johansen TS, Klügel A, Kokfelt T, Lundstrom C (2015) 238U-230Th-226Ra Disequilibria Constraints on the Magmatic Evolution of the Cumbre Vieja Volcanics on La Palma, Canary Islands. Journal of Petrology 56(10):1999-2024; doi 10.1093/petrology/egv061

93] Portnyagin M, Duggen S, Hauff F, Mironov N, Bindeman I, Thirlwall M, Hoernle K (2015) Geochemistry of the Late Holocene rocks from the Tolbachik volcanic field, Kamchatka: Quantitative modelling of subduction-related open magmatic systems. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 307:133-155: doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.1008.1015

92] Miyazaki T, Kimura J-I, Senda R, Vaglarov BS, Chang Q, Takahashi T, Hirahara Y, Hauff F, Hayasaka Y, Sano S, Shimoda G, Ishizuka O, Kawabata H, Hirano N, Machida S, Ishii T, Tani K, Yoshida T (2015) Missing western half of the Pacific Plate: Geochemical nature of the Izanagi–Pacific Ridge interaction with a stationary boundary between the Indian and Pacific mantles. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16, 3309-3332, 

91] Schubert S, Jung S, Pfänder JA, Hauff F, Garbe-Schönberg D (2015) Petrogenesis of Tertiary continental intra-plate lavas between Siebengebirge and Westerwald, Germany: Constraints from trace element systematics and Nd, Sr and Pb isotopes. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 305:84-99,

90] Turner S, Kokfelt T, Hauff F, Haase K, Lundstrom C, Hoernle K, Yeo I, Devey C (2015) Mid-ocean ridge basalt generation along the slow-spreading, South Mid-Atlantic Ridge (5-11°S): Inferences from 238U-230Th-226Ra disequilibria. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 169:152-166; 

89] Søager N, Portnyagin M, Hoernle K, Holm PM, Hauff F, Garbe-Schönberg D (2015) Olivine Major and Trace Element Compositions in Southern Payenia Basalts, Argentina: Evidence for Pyroxenite - Peridotite Melt Mixing in a Back-arc Setting. Journal of Petrology 56(8):1495-1518 doi:10.1093/petrology/egv043

88] Hoernle K, Rohde J, Hauff F, Garbe-Schönberg D, Homrighausen S, Werner R, Morgan JP (2015) How and when plume zonation appeared during the 132Myr evolution of the Tristan Hotspot. Nat Commun 6,

87] O'Connor JM, Hoernle K, Muller RD, Morgan JP, Butterworth NP, Hauff F, Sandwell DT, Jokat W, Wijbrans JR, Stoffers P (2015) Deformation-related volcanism in the Pacific Ocean linked to the Hawaiian-Emperor bend. Nature Geosci 8(5):393-397

86] Gazel E, Hayes JL, Hoernle K, Kelemen P, Everson E, Holbrook WS, Hauff F, van den Bogaard P, Vance EA, Chu S, Calvert AJ, Carr MJ, Yogodzinski GM (2015) Continental crust generated in oceanic arcs. Nature Geosci 8(4):321-327

85] Haase KM, Freund S, Koepke J, Hauff F, Erdmann M (2015) Melts of sediments in the mantle wedge of the Oman ophiolite. Geology 43(4):275-278; doi: 10.1130/g36451.36451

84] Herbrich A, Hoernle K, Werner R, Hauff F, Bogaard Pvd, Garbe-Schönberg D (2015) Cocos Plate Seamounts offshore NW Costa Rica and SW Nicaragua: Implications for large-scale distribution of Galápagos plume material in the upper mantle. Lithos 212-215(0):214-230

83] Jung S, Kröner A, Hauff F, Masberg P (2015) Petrogenesis of synorogenic diorite-granodiorite-granite complexes in the Damara Belt, Namibia: Constraints from U-Pb zircon ages and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes. Journal of African Earth Sciences 101(0):253-265


82] Scudder RP, Murray RW, Schindlbeck JC, Kutterolf S, Hauff F, McKinley CC (2014) Regional-scale input of dispersed and discrete volcanic ash to the Izu-Bonin and Mariana subduction zones. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15(11):4369-4379, doi:10.1002/2014GC005561

81] Höfig TW, Geldmacher J, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Duggen S, Garbe-Schönberg D (2014) From the lavas to the gabbros: 1.25 km of geochemical characterization of upper oceanic crust at ODP/IODP Site 1256, eastern equatorial Pacific. Lithos 210-211(0):289-312

80] Li S, Geldmacher J, Hauff F, Garbe-Schönberg D, Yu S, Zhao S, Rausch S (2014) Composition and timing of carbonate vein precipitation within the igneous basement of the Early Cretaceous Shatsky Rise, NW Pacific. Marine Geology 357(0):321-333

79] Timm C, Davy B, Haase K, Hoernle KA, Graham IJ, de Ronde CEJ, Woodhead J, Bassett D, Hauff F, Mortimer N, Seebeck HC, Wysoczanski RJ, Caratori-Tontini F, Gamble JA (2014) Subduction of the oceanic Hikurangi Plateau and its impact on the Kermadec arc. Nat Commun 5;

78] Jung S, Berndt J, Stracke A, Hauff F, Kastek N (2014) Anatexis of juvenile mafic to intermediate crust - constraints from major and trace element and Sr, Nd, Pb isotopes of diorites to Granites (Damara Orogen, Namibia). South African Journal of Geology 117(1):149-171; doi: 10.2113/gssajg.117.1.149

77] Falloon TJ, Meffre S, Crawford AJ, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Bloomer SH, Wright DJ (2014) Cretaceous fore-arc basalts from the Tonga arc: Geochemistry and implications for the tectonic history of the SW Pacific. Tectonophysics 630(0):21-32

76] Osterhus L, Jung S, Berndt J, Hauff F (2014) Geochronology, geochemistry and Nd, Sr and Pb isotopes of syn-orogenic granodiorites and granites (Damara orogen, Namibia) - Arc-related plutonism or melting of mafic crustal sources? Lithos 200-201(0):386-401

75] Bergemann C, Jung S, Berndt J, Stracke A, Hauff F (2014) Generation of magnesian, high-K alkali-calcic granites and granodiorites from amphibolitic continental crust in the Damara orogen, Namibia. Lithos 198-199(0):217-233

74] Silantyev S, Portnyagin M, Krasnova E, Hauff F, Werner R, Kusmin D (2014) Petrology and geochemistry of plutonic rocks in the Northwest Pacific Ocean and their geodynamic interpretation. Geochemistry International 52(3):179-196

73] Ostendorf J, Jung S, Berndt-Gerdes J, Hauff F (2014) Syn-orogenic high-temperature crustal melting: Geochronological and Nd-Sr-Pb isotope constraints from basement-derived granites (Central Damara Orogen, Namibia). Lithos 192-195(0):21-38

72] Kipf A, Hauff F, Werner R, Gohl K, van den Bogaard P, Hoernle K, Maicher D, Klügel A (2014) Seamounts off the West Antarctic margin: A case for non-hotspot driven intraplate volcanism. Gondwana Research 25(4):1660-1679

71] Paul A, Jung S, Romer RL, Stracke A, Hauff F (2014) Petrogenesis of synorogenic high-temperature leucogranites (Damara orogen, Namibia): Constraints from U-Pb monazite ages and Nd, Sr and Pb isotopes. Gondwana Research 25(4):1614-1626


70] Jacques G, Hoernle K, Gill J, Hauff F, Wehrmann H, Garbe-Schönberg D, van den Bogaard P, Bindeman I, Lara LE (2013) Across-arc geochemical variations in the Southern Volcanic Zone, Chile (34.5-38.0°S): Constraints on mantle wedge and slab input compositions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 123(0):218-243

69] Jung S, Mezger K, Hauff F, Pack A, Hoernes S (2013) Petrogenesis of rift-related tephrites, phonolites and trachytes (Central European Volcanic Province, Rhön, FRG): Constraints from Sr, Nd, Pb and O isotopes. Chemical Geology 354(0):203-215

68] Geldmacher J, Höfig TW, Hauff F, Hoernle K, Garbe-Schönberg D, Wilson DS (2013) Influence of the Galápagos hotspot on the East Pacific Rise during Miocene superfast spreading. Geology 41(2):183-186

67] Rohde J, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Werner R, O'Connor J, Class C, Garbe-Schönberg D, Jokat W (2013) 70 Ma chemical zonation of the Tristan-Gough hotspot track. Geology 41(3):335-338

66] Rohde JK, van den Bogaard P, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Werner R (2013) Evidence for an age progression along the Tristan-Gough volcanic track from new 40Ar/39Ar ages on phenocryst phases. Tectonophysics 604(0):60-71


65] Meffre S, Falloon T, Crawford A, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Duncan R, Bloomer S, Wright D (2012) Basalts erupted along the Tongan fore-arc during subduction initiation: Evidence from geochronology of dredged rocks from the Tonga fore-arc and trench. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 13: Q12003, doi:12010.11029/12012GC004335 

64] Kipf A, Mortimer N, Werner R, Gohl K, Van Den Bogaard P, Hauff F, Hoernle K (2012) Granitoids and dykes of the Pine Island Bay region, West Antarctica. Antarctic Science 24(5):473 484

63] Mortimer N, Gans PB, Hauff F, Barker DHN (2012) Paleocene MORB and OIB from the Resolution Ridge, Tasman Sea. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 59(6):953-964

62] Wanke M, Portnyagin M, Hoernle K, Werner R, Hauff F, van den Bogaard P, Garbe-Schönberg D (2012) Bowers Ridge (Bering Sea): An Oligocene-Early Miocene island arc. Geology 40(8):687-690

61] Heydolph K, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Bogaard Pvd, Portnyagin M, Bindeman I, Garbe-Schönberg D (2012) Along and across arc geochemical variations in NW Central America: Evidence for involvement of lithospheric pyroxenite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 84(0):459-491

60] Krivolutskaya N, Sobolev A, Snisar S, Gongalskiy B, Kuzmin D, Hauff F, Tushentsova I, Svirskaya N, Kononkova N, Schlychkova T (2012) Mineralogy, geochemistry and stratigraphy of the Maslovsky Pt–Cu–Ni sulfide deposit, Noril’sk Region, Russia. Mineralium Deposita 47(1):69-88

59] Silantyev SA, Novoselov AA, Krasnova EA, Portnyagin MV, Hauff F, Werner R (2012) Silicification of peridotites from the Stalemate Fracture Zone (NW Pacific): Conditions of low-temperature weathering and their tectonic interpretation. Petrology 20(1):21-39

58] Jung S, Mezger K, Nebel O, Kooijman E, Berndt J, Hauff F, Münker C (2012) Origin of Meso-Proterozoic post-collisional leucogranite suites (Kaokoveld, Namibia): constraints from geochronology and Nd, Sr, Hf, and Pb isotopes. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 163(1):1-17

57] van der Straaten F, Halama R, John T, Schenk V, Hauff F, Andersen N (2012) Tracing the effects of high-pressure metasomatic fluids and seawater alteration in blueschist-facies overprinted eclogites: Implications for subduction channel processes. Chemical Geology 292-293(0):69-87


56] Timm C, Hoernle K, Werner R, Hauff F, den Bogaard Pv, Michael P, Coffin MF, Koppers A (2011) Age and geochemistry of the oceanic Manihiki Plateau, SW Pacific: New evidence for a plume origin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 304(1-2):135-146

55] Mortimer N, Palin JM, Dunlap WJ, Hauff F (2011) Extent of the Ross Orogen in Antarctica: new data from DSDP 270 and Iselin Bank. Antarctic Science 23(03):297-306


54] Klügel A, Hansteen TH, van den Bogaard P, Strauss H, Hauff F (2011) Holocene fluid venting at an extinct Cretaceous seamount, Canary archipelago. Geology 39:855–858

53] Hoernle K, Hauff F, Werner R, van den Bogaard P, Gibbons AD, Conrad S, Müller RD (2011) Origin of Indian Ocean Seamount Province by shallow recycling of continental lithosphere. Nature Geoscience 4(12):883-887

52] Hoernle K, Hauff F, Kokfelt TF, Haase K, Garbe-Schönberg D, Werner R (2011) On- and off-axis chemical heterogeneities along the South Atlantic Mid-Ocean-Ridge (5-11°S): Shallow or deep recycling of ocean crust and/or intraplate volcanism? Earth and Planetary Science Letters 306(1-2):86-97

51] Hildner E, Klügel A, Hauff F (2011) Magma storage and ascent during the 1995 eruption of Fogo, Cape Verde Archipelago. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162(4):751-772

50] Halama R, John T, Herms P, Hauff F, Schenk V (2011) A stable (Li, O) and radiogenic (Sr, Nd) isotope perspective on metasomatic processes in a subducting slab. Chemical Geology 281(3-4):151-166

49] Haase KM, Beier C, Fretzdorff S, Leat PT, Livermore RA, Barry TL, Pearce JA, Hauff F (2011) Magmatic evolution of a dying spreading axis: Evidence for the interaction of tectonics and mantle heterogeneity from the fossil Phoenix Ridge, Drake Passage. Chemical Geology 280(1-2):115-125

48] Geldmacher J, Hoernle K, Hanan B, Blichert-Toft J, Hauff F, Gill J, Schmincke H-U (2011) Hafnium isotopic variations in East Atlantic intraplate volcanism. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162(1):21-36-36

47] Gazel E, Hoernle K, Carr MJ, Herzberg C, Saginor I, den Bogaard Pv, Hauff F, Feigenson M, Swisher Iii C (2011) Plume-subduction interaction in southern Central America: Mantle upwelling and slab melting. Lithos 121(1-4):117-134


46] Hoernle K, Hauff F, van den Bogaard P, Werner R, Mortimer N, Geldmacher J, Garbe-Schönberg D, Davy B (2010) Age and geochemistry of volcanic rocks from the Hikurangi and Manihiki oceanic Plateaus. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74(24):7196-7219

45] Bouabdellah M, Hoernle K, Kchit A, Duggen S, Hauff F, Klügel A, Lowry D, Beaudoin G (2010) Petrogenesis of the Eocene Tamazert Continental Carbonatites (Central High Atlas, Morocco): Implications for a Common Source for the Tamazert and Canary and Cape Verde Island Carbonatites. Journal of Petrology 51(8):1655-1686

44] Duggen S, Hoernle KA, Hauff F, Kluegel A, Bouabdellah M, Thirlwall MF (2010) Flow of Canary mantle plume material through a subcontinental lithospheric corridor beneath Africa to the Mediterranean: REPLY. Geology 38(1):203

43] Timm C, Hoernle K, Werner R, Hauff F, den Bogaard Pv, White J, Mortimer N, Garbe-Schönberg D (2010) Temporal and geochemical evolution of the Cenozoic intraplate volcanism of Zealandia. Earth-Science Reviews 98(1-2):38-64

42] Gurenko A, Hoernle K, Sobolev A, Hauff F, Schmincke H-U (2010) Source components of the Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) shield stage magmas: evidence from olivine composition and Sr–Nd–Pb isotopes. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 159(5):689-702


41] Sadofsky S, Hoernle K, Duggen S, Hauff F, Werner R, Garbe-Schönberg D (2009) Geochemical variations in the Cocos Plate subducting beneath Central America: implications for the composition of arc volcanism and the extent of the Galápagos Hotspot influence on the Cocos oceanic crust. International Journal of Earth Sciences 98(4):901-913

40] Amini M, Eisenhauer A, Böhm F, Holmden C, Kreissig K, Hauff F, Jochum KP (2009) Calcium Isotopes (delta44/40Ca) in MPI-DING Reference Glasses, USGS Rock Powders and Various Rocks: Evidence for Ca Isotope Fractionation in Terrestrial Silicates. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 33(2):231-247

39] Duggen S, Hoernle KA, Hauff F, Klügel A, Bouabdellah M, Thirlwall MF (2009) Flow of Canary mantle plume material through a subcontinental lithospheric corridor beneath Africa to the Mediterranean. Geology 37(3): 283-286.

38] Gazel E, Carr MJ, Hoernle K, Feigenson MD, Szymanski D, Hauff F, van den Bogaard P (2009) Galapagos-OIB signature in southern Central America: Mantle refertilization by arc-hot spot interaction. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. Vol10, Q02S11, doi:10.1029/2008GC002246.

37] Kokfelt TF, Hoernle K, Lundstrom C, Hauff F, van den Bogaard C (2009) Time-scales for magmatic differentiation at the Snaefellsjökull central volcano, western Iceland: Constraints from U-Th-Pa-Ra disequilibria in post-glacial lavas. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73(4):1120-1144

36] Gurenko AA, Sobolev AV, Hoernle KA, Hauff F, Schmincke H-U (2009) Enriched, HIMU-type peridotite and depleted recycled pyroxenite in the Canary plume: A mixed-up mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277(3-4):514-524


35] Beier C, Haase KM, Abouchami W, Krienitz M-S, Hauff F (2008) Magma genesis by rifting of oceanic lithosphere above anomalous mantle: Terceira Rift, Azores. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 9:Q12013, doi:12010.11029/12008GC002112

34] Mortimer, N., Dunlap, W.J., Palin, J.M., Herzer, R.H., Hauff, F., and Clark, M., 2008, Ultra-fast early Miocene exhumation of Cavalli Seamount, Northland Plateau, Southwest Pacific Ocean: New Zealand Journal Geology & Geophysics, v. 51, p. 29-42.

33] Portnyagin M, Savelyev D, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Garbe-Schönberg D (2008) Mid-Cretaceous Hawaiian tholeiites preserved in Kamchatka. Geology 36 (11): 903-906, DOI: 10.1130%2FG25171A.1 

32] Geldmacher J, Hoernle K, van den Bogaard P, Hauff F, Klügel A (2008) Age and Geochemistry of the Central American Forearc Basement (DSDP Leg 67 and 84): Insights into Mesozoic Arc Volcanism and Seamount Accretion on the Fringe of the Caribbean LIP. Journal of Petrology 49(10):1781-1815

31] Amini M, Eisenhauer A, Böhm F, Fietzke J, Bach W, Garbe-Schönberg D, Rosner M, Bock B, Lackschewitz KS, Hauff F (2008) Calcium isotope (∂44/40Ca) fractionation along hydrothermal pathways, Logatchev field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 14°45'N). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72 (16) : 4107-4122; doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.05.055

30] Duggen S, Hoernle K, Klügel A, Geldmacher J, Thirlwall M, Hauff F, Lowry D, Oates N. (2008) Geochemical zonation of the Miocene Alboran basin volcanism (westernmost Mediterranean): Geodynamic implications. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 156 (5) :577-593, DOI: 10.1007/s00410-008-0302-4

29] Mortimer N, Hauff F, Calvert AT (2008) Continuation of the New England Orogen, Australia, beneath the Queensland Plateau and Lord Howie Rise. Australian Journal Earth Sciences Vol 55 (2), 195-209; DOI10.1080708120090701689365

28] Hoernle K, Abt DL, Fischer KM, Nichols H, Hauff F, Abers G, van den Bogaard P, Heydolph K, Alvarado G, Protti JM, Strauch W (2008) Arc-Parallel Flow in the Mantle Wedge Beneath Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Nature 451: 1094-1097, DOI:  10.1038/nature06550.


27] Portnyagin M, Bindeman I, Hoernle K, and Hauff F, (2007), Geochemistry of primitive lavas of the Central Kamchatka Depression: Magma Generation at the Edge of the Pacific Plate, in Eichelberger J, Gordeev E, Kasahara M, Izbekov P, and Lees J, eds., Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region, Geophysical Monograph Series 172: Washington D.C., American Geophysical Union, p. 203-244, doi: 10.1029/172GM16

26] Krolikowska-Ciaglo S, Deyhle A, Hauff F, Hoernle K (2007) Boron isotope geochemistry and U-Pb systematics of altered MORB from the Australian Antarctic Discordance (ODP Leg 187). Chemical Geology 242 (3-4): 458-472

25] Hoernle K, Hauff F (2007) Oceanic Igneous Complexes, in Bundschuh J, Alvarado G E, eds., Central America: Geology, Resources and Hazards, Volume 1: London, Taylor & Francis/Balkema, p. 523-547, ISBN-13: 978-0-415-41648-1.


24] Worthington TJ, Hekinian R, Stoffers P, Kuhn T, Hauff F (2006) Osbourn Trough: Structure, geochemistry and implications of a mid-Cretaceous paleospreading ridge in the South Pacific. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 245(3-4): 685-701

23] Fretzdorff S, Schwarz-Schampera U, Gibson H, Garbe-Schönberg C-D, Hauff F, Stoffers P (2006) Hydrothermal activity and magma genesis along a propagating back-arc basin: the Valu Fa Ridge (Southern Lau Basin). J Geophys Res 111: B08205, doi:10.1029/2005JB003967

22] Gurenko AA, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Schmincke H-U, Han D, Miura YN, Kaneoka I (2006) Major, trace element and Nd-Sr-Pb-O-He-Ar isotope signatures of shield stage lavas from the central and western Canary Islands: Insights into mantle and crustal processes. Chemical Geology, v. 233, p. 75-112.

21] Hoernle K, White JDL, van den Bogaard P, Hauff F, Coombs DS, Werner R, Timm C,  Garbe-Schönberg D, Reay A Cooper AF (2006) Cenozoic Intraplate Volcanism on New Zealand: Upwelling Induced by Lithospheric Removal. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 248, p. 335-352.

20] Kokfelt TF, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Fiebig J, Werner R, Garbe-Schönberg D (2006) Combined Trace Element and Pb-Nd-Sr-O Isotope Evidence for Recycled Oceanic Crust (Upper and Lower) in the Iceland Mantle Plume; In: Journal of Petrology, v. 47, p. 1705-1749.

19] Mortimer N, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Palin JM, Dunlop WJ, Werner R, Faure K (2006) New constraints on the age and evolution of the Wishbone Ridge, southwest Pacific Cretaceous microplates, and Zealandia-West Antarctica breakup. Geology, v. 34; no. 3; p. 185–188; doi: 10.1130/G22168.1.


18] Portnyagin, M., Hoernle, K., Avdeko, G., Hauff, F., Werner, R., Bindemann, I., Uspensky, V., and Garbe-Schönberg, C.-D. (2005) Transition from arc to oceanic magmatism at the Kamchatka-Aleutian junction: Geology, v. 33, p. 25-28.

17] Krolikowska-Ciaglo S, Hauff F, Hoernle K. (2005) Sr-Nd isotope systematics in 14–28 Ma low-temperature altered mid-ocean ridge basalt from the Australian Antarctic Discordance, Ocean Drilling Program Leg 187: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 6: p. Q01001, doi:10.1029/2004GC000802

16] Kokfelt TF, Lundstrom C, Hoernle K, Hauff F, Werner R (2005) Plume-ridge interaction studied at the Galapagos spreading center: Evidence from 226Ra-230Th-238U and 231Pa-235U isotopic disequilibria: Earth Planet Sci Lett, 234: 165-187

15] Johansen TS, Hauff F, Hoernle K, Klugel A, Kokfelt TF (2005) Basanite to phonolite differentiation within 1550-1750 yr: U-Th-Ra isotopic evidence from the A.D. 1585 eruption on La Palma, Canary Islands: Geology 33: 897-900.

14] Christie DM, Werner R, Hauff F, Hoernle K, Hanan BB (2005) Morphological and geochemical variations along the eastern Galápagos Spreading Center: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 6: Q01006, doi:10.1029/2004GC000714.


13] Hoernle KA, Hauff F, Werner R, Mortimer N, (2004) New Insights into the Origin and Evolution of the Hikurangi Oceanic Plateau (Southwest Pacific) from Multi-beam Mapping and Sampling, EOS Transactions AGU Feature, v. 85; no 41; p. 401-408

12] Hoernle KA, Hauff F, Bogaard Pvd (2004) 70 Myr history (139-69 Ma) for the Caribbean Large Igneous Province. Geology v. 32; no 8; p. 697-700


11] Werner R, Hoernle KA, Barckhausen U, Hauff F (2003) Geodynamic evolution of the Galápagos hot spot system (Cenntral East Pacific) over the past 20 m.y.: Contraints from morphology, geochemistry, and magnetic anomalies. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 4, No 12, paper # 1108, doi:  10.1029/2003GC000576

10] Kokfelt T, Hoernle KA, Hauff F (2003) Upwelling and melting of the Iceland plume from radial variation of 238U-230Th disequilibria in postglacial volcanic rocks. Earth Planet Sci Lett 214: 167-186

9] Hauff F, Hoernle KA, Schmidt A (2003) The Sr-Nd-Pb composition of Mesozoic Pacific oceanic crust (Site 1149 and 801, ODP Leg 185):  Implications for alteration of ocean crust and the input into the Izu-Bonin-Mariana subduction system. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 4, No 8, paper # 8913, doi: 10.1029/2002GC000421.

8] Geldmacher J, Hanan BB, Blichert-Toft J, Harpp K, Hoernle KA, Hauff F, Werner R, Kerr AC (2003) Hafnium isotopic variations in volcanic rocks from the Caribbean Large Igneous Province and Galápagos hotspot tracks. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 4, No 7, paper # 1062, doi:10.1029/2002GC000477.


7] Hoernle KA, Bogaard Pvd, Werner R, Lissinna B, Hauff F, Alvarado G, Garbe-Schönberg D (2002) The Missing History (16-71 Ma) of the Galápagos Hotspot: Implications for the Tectonic and Biological Evolution of the Americas Geology 30: 795-798.


6] Christie D.M., Pedersen R.B., Miller D.J., Balzer V.G., Einaudi F., Gee M., Hauff F. et al. (2001): Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Init. Repts., 187: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).


5] Hauff F, Hoernle KA, Tilton G, Graham D, Kerr AC (2000): Large volume recycling of oceanic lithosphere: Geochemical Evidence from the Caribbean Large Igneous Province. Earth Planet Sci Lett 174: 247-263.

4] Hauff F, Hoernle KA, Bogaard Pvd, Alvarado GE, Garbe-Schönberg D (2000) Age and Geochemistry of Basaltic Complexes in Western Costa Rica: Contributions to the Geotectonic Evolution of Central America. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 1, doi: 10.1029/1999GC000020.


3] Hauff F, Hoernle K, Schmincke H-U and Werner R, (1997) A Mid Cretaceous Origin for the Galápagos Hotspot: Volcanological, Petrological, and Geochemical Evidence from Costa Rican Oceanic Crustal Segments: Geologische Rundschau, v. 86, p. 141-155.

2] Zhao W, Mechie J, Guo J, Wenzel F, Meissner R, Ratschbacher L, Steentoft H, Husen S, Brauner H-J, Jiang D, Frisch W, Hauff F (1997) Seismic mapping of crustal structures beneath the Indus-Yarlung suture , Tibet. Terra Nova 9(1):42-46


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