Richard Murray Publications

Publication Records on this site range from 2012 to present.
* Denotes Student


*Dunlea, A. G., Murray, R. W., Sauvage, J., Pockalny, R. A., Spivack, A. J., Harris, R. N., and D’Hondt, S. 2015. Cobalt-based age models of pelagic clay in the South Pacific Gyre. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16.8: 2694-710. doi: 10.1002/2015GC005892

*Dunlea, A. G., Murray, R. W., Sauvage, J., Spivack, A. J., Harris, R. N., and D’Hondt, S. 2015. Dust, volcanic ash, and the evolution of the South Pacific Gyre through the Cenozoic. Paleoceanography, 30.8: 1078-99. doi: 10.1002/2015PA002829

D’Hondt S., and 33 others in alphabetical order, including Murray R. W., 2015, Presence of oxygen and aerobic communities from seafloor to basement in deep-sea sediment. Nature Geoscience, 8:299-304. doi:10.1038/ngeo2387 (Murray described in formal footnote as one of 8 authors with ‘significant input’ into writing, along with lead author D’Hondt).

Lynch-Stieglitz J., Polissar P. J., Jacobel A., Hovan S., Pockalny R., Lyle M., Murray R. W., Ravelo C., Bova S., Castro V., Dunlea A. G.*, Ford H., Herzberg J., King C., Maloney A., Shackford J., Wejnert K., and Xie R., 2015, Glacial-Interglacial changes in central tropical Pacific surface seawater property gradients. Paleoceanography, 30.5:423-438. DOI: 10.1002/2014PA002746


Kutterolf S., Schindlbeck J. C., *Scudder R. P., Freundt A., Pickering K. T., Saito S., Tani K., Labanieh S., Naruse H., Underwood M. B., and Murray R. W., 2014, Large volume submarine ignimbrites in the Shikoku Basin: An example for explosive volcanism in the western Pacific during the late Miocene. G(Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems), 15, 1837-1851, doi:10.1002/2014GC005263.

Lyle M., Marcantonio F., Moore W. S., Murray R. W., Huh C.-A., Finney B. P., Murray D. W., and Mix A. C., 2014, Separation of coarse and fine particles by sediment focusing in the equatorial Pacific: Effect on paleoflux measurements. Paleoceanography, 29, doi: 10.1002/2014PA002616.

Sauvage J., Spivack A. J., Murray R. W., and D’Hondt S., 2014, Determination of in situ dissolved inorganic carbon concentration and alkalinity for marine sedimentary porewater. Chemical Geology387, 66-73, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2014.06.010.

*Scudder R.P., Murray R.W., Schindlbeck, J.C., Kutterolf, S., Hauff F., and McKinley C. C., 2014. Regional scale input of dispersed and discrete volcanic ash to the Izu-Bonin and Mariana subduction zones. G3 (Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems), 15, 4369-4379, doi:10.1002/2014GC005561.


Bout-Roumazeilles V., Riboulleau A., du Chatelet E. A., Lorenzoni L., Tribovillard N., Murray R. W., Muller-Karger F., and Astor Y. M., 2013, Clay mineralogy of surface sediments as a tool for deciphering river contributions to the Cariaco Basin (Venezuela). J. Geophys. Research-Oceans, 118, 750-761, doi:10.1002/jgrc.20079.

*Dunlea A. G.Murray R. W., Harris R. N., Vasiliev M. A., Evans H., Spivack A. J., and D’Hondt S., 2013, Assessment and use of NGR instrumentation on the JOIDES Resolution to quantify U, Th, and K concentrations in marine sediment. Scientific Drilling15, 57-63, doi:10.2204/

Pisias N. G., Murray R. W., and Scudder R. P.*, 2013, Multivariate statistical analysis and partitioning of sedimentary geochemical data sets: General principles and specific MATLAB scripts. G3 (Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems), 14, doi:10.1002/ggge.20247.  (Supplement doi 10.1594/IEDA/100422.)

Schindlbeck J. C., Kutterolf S., Freundt A., Scudder R. P.*, Pickering K. T., and Murray R. W., 2013, Emplacement processes of submarine volcaniclastic deposits (IODP Site C0011, Nankai Trough). Marine Geology, 343, 115-124, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2013.06.017.


Schrum H. N., Murray R. W., and Gribsholt B., 2012, Comparison of rhizon sampling and whole round squeezing on the accuracy of porewater chemistry measurements in marine sediments. Scientific Drilling, 13, 47-50, doi:10.2204/

Murray R. W., Leinen M., and Knowlton C., 2012, Links between Fe input and opal deposition in the Pleistocene equatorial Pacific Ocean. Nature (Geoscience), 5, 270-274, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1422.