Hailong Bai

Hailong  Bai
Graduate Student
CHEM 1227
(301) 405-3597
Research Lab

Research Interests

My current research interests focus on the processes of melt migration and extraction at mid-ocean ridges. I am developing 3-D numerical models of the Juan de Fuca and other segmented ridges and compare model predictions with geophysical and geochemical datasets.


Smith, D.K., Schouten, H., Dick, H.J.B, Cann, J.R., Salters, V., Marschall, H.R., Ji, F., Yoerger, D., Sanfilippo, A., Parnell-Turner, R., Palmiotto, C., Zheleznov, A., Bai, H., Junkin, W., Urann, B., Dick, S., Sulanowska, M., Lemmond, P., and Curry, S. (2014) Development and evolution of detachment faulting along 50 km of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge near 16.5°N. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 15 4692–4711. DOI: 10.1002/2014GC005563

Parnell-Turner, R., Cann, J.R., Smith, D.K., Schouten, H., Yoerger, D., Palmiotto, C., Zheleznov, A., and Bai, H. (2014) Sedimentation rates test models of oceanic detachment faulting. Geophysical Research Letters. 41 7080–7088. DOI: 10.1002/2014GL061555

Bai, H., Montesi, Laurent G. J. (2015) Slip-rate-dependent melt extraction at oceanic transform faults. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 16 401-419. DOI: 10.1002/2014GC005579

Bai, H., Montési, L.G., and Behn M.D. (2017) MeltMigrator: A MATLAB-based software for modeling three-dimensional melt migration and crustal thickness variations at mid-ocean ridges following a rules-based approach. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems. 18 445-456. DOI: 10.1002/2016GC006686