Oliver Shorttle




Alex Lipp, Oliver Shorttle, Erik Sperling & the SGP consortium. The composition and weathering of the continents over geologic time [EarthArXiv]

Craig R Walton, Ioannis Baziotis, Ana Cernok, Oliver Shorttle, Paul D Asimow, Ludovic Ferriere and Mahesh Anand. Formation and deformation of Phosphorous-Olivine-Assemblages in the Chelyabinsk chondrite [arxiv]

Euan Mutch, John Maclennan, Oliver Shorttle, John Rudge and David Neave. DFENS: Diffusion chronometry using Finite Elements and Nested Sampling [ESSOAr]

Simon Matthews, Kevin Wong, Oliver Shorttle, Marie Edmonds and John Maclennan. Do olivine crystallisation temperatures faithfully record mantle temperature variability? [EarthArXiv]

Simon Matthews, Oliver Shorttle, John Maclennan, and John F. Rudge. Melt Inclusion Constraints on Mantle Carbon Heterogeneity Within an Individual Mantle Plume and at the Global Scale. [EarthArXiv]


Philippa Liggins, Oliver Shorttle and Paul B Rimmer. Can volcanism build hydrogen-rich early atmospheres? Earth and Planetary Science Letters. [publisher, arxiv]

Oliver Shorttle, Simon Matthews and John Maclennan. Finding harzburgite in the mantle. A comment on Brown et al. (2020): “Markov chain Monte Carlo inversion of mantle temperature and source composition, with application to Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland” [Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 532 (2020) 116007]. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. (2020) [publisher].

Alex Lipp, Oliver Shorttle, Frank Syvret, and Gareth Roberts. Major-element Composition of Sediments in Terms of Weathering and Provenance: Implications for Crustal Recycling. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. (2020) [publisher, EarthArXiv].

Edward Stolper, Oliver Shorttle, Paula Antoshechkina, Paul Asimow. The effects of solid-solid phase equilibria on the oxygen fugacity of the upper mantle. American Mineralogist. (2020) [publisher]

Davide Novella, John Maclennan, Oliver Shorttle, Julie Prytulak, Bramley J Murton. A multi-proxy investigation of mantle oxygen fugacity along the Reykjanes Ridge. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. (2020). [publisher]


Mihkel Kama, Oliver Shorttle, Adam K. Jermyn, Colin P. Folsom, Kenji Furuya, Edwin A. Bergin, Catherine Walsh, Lindsay Keller. Abundant refractory sulfur in protoplanetary disks. Astrophysical Journal. (2019). [arxiv, publisher]

William Miller, John Maclennan, Oliver Shorttle,  Glenn Gaetani, Véronique Le Roux & Frieder Klein. Estimating the carbon content of the deep mantle with Icelandic melt inclusions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. (2019). [publisher]

Euan Mutch, John Maclennan, Oliver Shorttle, Marie Edmonds & John F Rudge. Rapid transcrustal magma movement under Iceland. Nature Geosciences. (2019). [publisher]

David Neave, Olivier Namur, Oliver Shorttle & François Holtz. Magmatic evolution biases basaltic records of mantle chemistry towards melts from recycled sources. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. (2019). [publisher]

Richard Hobbs, Oliver Shorttle, Niku Madhusudhan & Paul Rimmer. A chemical kinetics code for modelling exoplanetary atmospheres. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. (2019). [publisher]

Paul Rimmer, Oliver Shorttle, & Sarah Rugheimer. Oxidised micrometeorites as evidence for low atmospheric pressure on the early Earth. Geochemical Perspective Letters. (2019). [publisher]

Paul Rimmer & Oliver Shorttle. Origin of Life’s Building Blocks in Carbon-and Nitrogen-Rich Surface Hydrothermal Vents. Life. (2019). [publisher]


Tong Bo, Richard F Katz, Oliver Shorttle and John Rudge. The melting column as a filter of mantle trace‐element heterogeneity. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems (2018). [publisher]

Quentin Kral, Mark C Wyatt, Amaury H M J Triaud, Sebastian Marino, Philippe Thebault and Oliver Shorttle. Cometary impactors on the TRAPPIST-1 planets can destroy all planetary atmospheres and rebuild secondary atmospheres on planets f, g, and h. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (2018). [publisher]

David A Neave, Oliver Shorttle, Martin Oeser, Stefan Weyer and Katsura Kobayashi. Mantle-derived trace element variability in olivines and their melt inclusions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2018). [publisher]


Simon Matthews, Oliver Shorttle, John F Rudge, John Maclennan. Constraining mantle carbon: CO2-trace element systematics in basalts and the roles of magma mixing and degassing. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2017). [publisher]

Margaret Hartley, Oliver Shorttle, John Maclennan, Yves Moussallam, Marie Edmonds. Olivine-hosted melt inclusions as an archive of redox heterogeneity in magmatic systems. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2017). [publisher]

Oliver Shorttle. Hot mantle rising. Nature Geoscience (2017). [ publisher]

Cin-Ty A. Lee, Jeremy Caves, Hehe Jiang, Wenrong Cao, Adrian Lenardic, N.
Ryan McKenzie, Oliver Shorttle, Qing-zhu Yin & Blake Dyer. Deep mantle roots and continental emergence: implications for whole-Earth elemental cycling, long-term climate, and the Cambrian explosion. International Geology Review (2017). [publisher]


Eleanor S. Jennings, Tim J.B. Holland, Oliver Shorttle, John Maclennan, and Sally Gibson. The composition of Melts from a heterogeneous mantle and the origin of ferropicrite: Application of a thermodynamic model. Journal of Petrology (2016): 1-22 [publisher]

Oliver Shorttle, John Rudge, John Maclennan, and Ken Rubin. A statistical description of concurrent mixing and crystallisation during MORB differentiation: implications for trace element enrichment. Journal of Petrology (2016)1-33. [publisher]

Simon Matthews, Oliver Shorttle, John Maclennan. The temperature of the Icelandic mantle from olivine-spinel aluminum exchange thermometry. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (2016).


Oliver Shorttle, Yves Moussallam, Margaret Hartley, John Maclennan, Marie Edmonds, Bramley Murton. Fe-XANES analyses of Reykjanes Ridge basalts: Implications for the oceanic crust’s role in the solid Earth oxygen cycle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 427 (2015): 272-285. [publisher]

Oliver Shorttle. Geochemical variability in MORB controlled by concurrent mixing and crystallisation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 424 (2015): 1-14. [publisher]


Oliver Shorttle, John Maclennan, and Sarah Lambart. Quantifying lithological variability in the mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 395 (2014): 24-40. [publisher]


Oliver Shorttle, John Maclennan, and Alexander M. Piotrowski. Geochemical provincialism in the Iceland plume. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 122 (2013): 363-397. [publisher]


Oliver Shorttle, and John Maclennan. Compositional trends of Icelandic basalts: Implications for short–length scale lithological heterogeneity in mantle plumes. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 12, no. 11 (2011). [ publisher]


Oliver Shorttle, J. Maclennan, and S. M. Jones. Control of the symmetry of plume‐ridge interaction by spreading ridge geometry. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 11, no. 7 (2010). [publisher]


Tripati, Aradhna K., Robert A. Eagle, Andrew Morton, Julian A. Dowdeswell, Katie L. Atkinson, Yannick Bahé, Caroline F. Dawber, Emma Khadun, Ruth M.H. Shaw, Oliver Shorttle, Lavaniya Thanabalasundaram. Evidence for glaciation in the Northern Hemisphere back to 44 Ma from ice-rafted debris in the Greenland Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 265, no. 1 (2008): 112-122. [ publisher]

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