Watters, T. R., L. G. J. Montési, J. Oberst, and F. Preusker (2016), Fault-bound valley associated with the Rembrandt basin on Mercury, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL070205.

Rodríguez-González, J., M.I. Billen, A.M. Negredo, and L.G.J. Montési (2016), Along-strike variation in subducting plate velocity induced by along-strike variation in overriding plate structure: Insights from 3D numerical models Journal of Geodynamics, 100 175-183. doi: 10.1016/j.jog.2016.02.006.

Miller, K.J., W. Zhu, L.G.J., Montési, G.A. Gaetani, V. Le Roux, and X. Xiao (2016) Experimental evidence for melt partitioning between olivine and orthopyroxene in partially molten harzburgite Journal of Geophysical Research, 121 273-282. doi: 10.1002/2016JB013122.

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.166502 MeltMigrator v.1.0.0

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.166503 RHEOL v1.0.0-alpha

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.168554 OAR v1.0


Miller, K.J., L.G.J. Montési, and W. Zhu (2014) Experimental quantification of permeability for partially molten mantle rocks. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 432 332-341. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.10.1004

Bai, H, and L.G.J. Montési (2015), Slip‐rate‐dependent melt extraction at oceanic transform faults, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16, 401–419, doi:10.1002/2014GC005441


Walsh, L.J., L.G.J. Montési, and A.J. Martin (2014), Coulomb stress transfer and modeled permanent vertical surface deformation from the August 2011, Mineral, Virginia, earthquake, in The 2011 Mineral, Virginia, Earthquake, and Its Significance for Seismic Hazards in Eastern North America, Geological Society of America Special Papers 509, edited by J.W. Horton, Jr., M.C. Chapman, and R.A. Green, p. 305-329, doi: 10.1130/2015.2509(18)

Paczkowski, Karen, C. J. Thissen, M.D. Long, and L.G.J. Montési (2014), Deflection of mantle flow beneath subducting slabs and the origin of subslab anisotropy, Geophysical Research Letters 41 (19), 6734-6742, doi:10.1002/2014GL060914/

Paczkowski, Karen, L.G.J. Montési, M.D. Long, and C. J. Thissen (2014), Three-dimensional flow in the subslab mantle, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 15 (10), 3989-4008, doi:10.1002/2014GC005441

Johnston, Stephanie A., and Montési, L.G.J. (2014) Formation of ridges on Europa above crystallizing water bodies indside the ice shell. Icarus237 190-201. doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2014.04.026

Gueydan, F., J. Précigout, and L.G.J. Montési, (2014) Strain weakening enables continental plate tectonics. Tectonophysics, 631, 189-196, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2014.02.005.

Miller, K.J., Zhu, W., Montési, L., and Gaetani, G. (2014) Experimental quantification of permeability for partially molten mantle rocks. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 388 273-282. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.003.


Hebert, L.B., and L.G.J. Montési (2013) Hydration adjacent to a deeply subducting slab: the roles of nominally anhydrous minerals and migrating fluids, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 5753-5770. doi: 10.1029/2013JB010497.

Montési, L.G.J. (2013) Solving the Mascon Mystery, Science, 34(6140), 1535-1536. doi: 10.1126/science.1238099.

Smith, D.K., H. Schouten, L.G.J. Montési, and W. Zhu, (2013), The recent history of the Galapagos Triple Junction. Earth Planetary Science Letters371-372 6-15. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.018.

Montési, L.G.J. (2013) Fabric development as the key for forming ductile shear zones and enabling plate tectonics, Journal of Structural Geology, 50, 254-266. doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2012.12.011. Recognized as one of the most highly cited papers during 2014, 2015 and up until June 2016 (5 most highly cited papers published in Journal of Structural Geology).


Gregg, P.M., L.B. Hebert, L.G.J. Montési, and R.F. Katz, (2012), Geodynamic models of melt generation and extraction at mid-ocean ridges, Oceanography, 25(1): 78-88, doi:10.5670/oceanog.2012.05


Smith, D.K., H. Schouten, W. Zhu, L.G.J. Montési, and J. Cann, (2011), Distributed deformation ahead of the Cocos-Naxca Rift at the Galapagos Triple Junction, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystem, 12, Q11003, doi:10.1029/2011GC003689

Montési, L.G.J., M.D. Behn, L.B. Hebert, J. Lin, and J.L, Barry, (2011), The importance of plate-driven flow in generating crustal variations along the Southwest Indian Ridge 10°-16°E, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, B10102, doi:10.1029/2011JB008259

Mitchell, G.A., L.G.J. Montési, W. Zhu, D.K. smith, and H. Schouten, (2011), Transient rifting North of the Galápagos triple junction, Earth Planetary Science Letters, 307, 461-469, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.05.027

Hebert, L.B., and L.G.J. Montési, (2011), Melt extraction pathways at segmented oceanic ridges: Application to the East Pacific Rise at the Siqueiros transform, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L11306, doi:10.1029/2011GL047206

Zhu, W., G.A. Gaetani, F. Fusseis, L.G.J. Montési, and F. Di Carlo, (2011)Microtomography of partially molten rocks: three-dimensional melt distribution in mantle peridotite, Science, 332, 88-91, doi:10.1126/science.1202221


Hebert, L.B., and L.G.J. Montési, (2010), Generation of permeability barriers during melt extraction at mid-ocean ridges, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystem, 11, Q12008, doi:10.1029/2010GC003270

Rondenay, S., L.G.J. Montési, and G.A. Abers, (2010), New geophysical insight into the origin of the Denali volcanic gap, Geophysical Journal International, 182, 613-630, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04659.x

Zuber, M.T., L.G.J. Montési, G.T. Farmer, S.A. Hauck II, J.A. Ritzer, R.J. Phillips, S.C. Solomon, D.E. Smith, M.J. Talpe, J.W. Head III. G.A. Neumann, T.R. Watters, and C.L. Johnson, (2010), Accommodation of lithospheric shortening on Mercury from altimetric profiles of ridges and lobate scarps measured during MESSENGER Flybys 1 and 2, Icarus, 209, 247–255, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2010.02.026


Delescluse, M., L.G.J. Montési, and N. Chamot-Rooke, (2008), Fault reactivation and selective abandonment in the oceanic lithosphere, Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L16312, doi: 10.1029/2008GL035066

Schouten, H., D.K. Smith, L.G.J. Montési, W. Zhu, and E.M. Klein, (2008). Cracking of lithosphere North of the Galapagos triple junction, Geology 36(5), 339-342, doi: 10.1130/G24431A.1.


Montési, L.G.J., and M.D. Behn, (2007). Mantle flow and melting underneath Mid-Ocean Ridges, Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L24307, doi:10.1029/2007GL031067.

Zhu W., L.G.J. Montési, and T.-f. Wong, (2007). A micromechanics model of stress-induced anisotropic permeability reduction during compactive cataclastic flow, Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, B10207, doi:10.1029/2006JB004456.

Gregg, P., J. Lin, M.D. Behn, and L.G.J. Montési, (2007). Spreading rate dependence of the gravity structure of oceanic transform faults. Nature, 448, 183-187, doi: 10.1038/nature05962.

Montési, L.G.J., (2007). A constitutive model for layer development in shear zones near the brittle-ductile transition. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, L08307, doi:10.1029/2007GL029250. 


Montési, L.G.J., G. Di Toro, F.J. Simons, S. Akber-Knutsen, T.W. Becker, M. Billen, and J.B. Kellogg, (2006). Young Scientists Focus on the Dynamics of the lithosphere, EOS Trans. AGU 87 (42), p.482, doi:10.1029/2006ES001627. 


Deschamps, A., T. Fujiwara, M. Asada, L.G.J. Montési, and P. Gente, (2005). Volcanism and faulting in the axial valley of the slow spreading center of the Mariana back-arc basin from Wadatsumi side-scan sonar images, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystem, 6, (5) doi:10.1029/2004GC000881. 


Montési, L.G.J., (2004). Postseismic deformation and the strength of ductile shear zones. Earth, Planets, Space,56, 1135-1142.

Montési, L.G.J., (2004). Controls of shear zone rheology and tectonic loading on postseismic creep. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, B10404, doi: 10.1029/2003JB002925.


Montési, L.G.J., and G. Hirth, (2003). Grain size evolution and the rheology of ductile shear zones: From laboratory experiments to postseismic creep. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 211, 97-110. 

Montési, L.G.J., and M.T. Zuber, (2003). Clues to the lithospheric structure of Mars from the spacing of wrinkle ridges. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, 5048, doi: 10.1029/2002JE001974.

Montési, L.G.J., and M.T. Zuber, (2003). Spacing of faults at the Scale of the Lithosphere and Localization Instability 2: Application to the Central Indian Basin. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, B2, 2111, doi: 10.1029/2002JB001924. 

Montési, L.G.J., and M.T. Zuber, (2003). Spacing of faults at the Scale of the Lithosphere and Localization Instability 1: Theory. Journal of Geophysical Research, 108, B2, 2110, doi:10. 1029/2002JB001923.


Zhu, W., L.G.J. Montési, and T.-f. Wong, (2002). Effects of stress on the anisotropic development of permeability during mechanical compaction of porous sandstones, in Deformation Mechanisms, Current status and Future Perspectives. Geological Society Special Publication, 200. S. de Meer, M. Drury, H. de Bresser, and G. Pennock (eds.). Geological Society, London, p.119-136.

Zhu, W., D.K. Smith, and L.G.J. Montési, (2002). Effects of regional slope on viscous flows: A preliminary study of lava terrace emplacement at submarine rift zones. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 119, 145-159. 

Montési, L.G.J., and M.T. Zuber, (2002). A unified description of localization for application to large-scale tectonics, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, B3, 10.1029/2001JB000465.


Montési, L.G.J., (2001). Concentric dike swarms on the flanks of Pavonis Mons: Implications for the evolution of Martian shield volcanoes and mantle plumes, in Mantle Plumes: Their Identification Through Time. Geological Society of America Special Paper 352. R. E. Ernst and K. L. Buchan (eds.), p. 165-181.


Zhu, W., L. Montési, and T.-f. Wong, (1997). Shear-enhanced compaction and permeability reduction: Triaxial extension tests on porous sandstone Mechanics of Materials, 25, 199-214.