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Patricia Fryer

Ph.D., University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Home Page: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pfryer/
Email: pfryer@higp.hawaii.edu
Office: POST 514B
Phone Number: (808) 956-3146
Fax Number: (808) 956-3188

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822

Research Interests:
Marine geology, Petrology, Tectonics


Publications (partial listing):

Becker N. C. and Fryer P. (2015) Variations in depth to slab, distribution of volcanism and tectonic features in the southern Mariana Arc System. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. in press <9398>

Nakamura K., Sato H., Fryer P., Urabe T., TAIGA10M Shipboard Scientific Party, Ishibashi, J., Okino K., and Sunamura M. (2015) Petrography and geochemistry of basement rocks drilled from Snail, Yamanaka, Archean, and Pika hydrothermal vent sites at the Southern Mariana Trough by benthic multi-coring system (BMS). Subseafloor Biosphere Linked to Global Hydrothermal Systems: TAIGA Concept, Springer Japan, Tokyo, p. 507-534, doi:10.1007/978-4-431-54865-2_41. in press <9375>

Masuda H., Fryer P., Ishibashi J., Okino K., and Sunamura M. (2015) Geochemical characteristics of active backarc basin volcanism at the southern end of the Mariana Trough. Subseafloor Biosphere Linked to Global Hydrothermal Systems: TAIGA Concept, Springer Japan, Tokyo, p. 261-274, doi:10.1007/978-4-431-54865-2_21. in press <9370>

Gallo N.D., Cameron J., Hardy K., Fryer P., Bartlett D.H., Levin L.A. (2015) Submersible and lander observed community patterns in the Mariana and New Britain trenches: Influence of productivity and depth on epibenthic and scavenging communities. Deep-Sea Research I, vol. 99, pp. 119-113. 2015. in press<9329>

Fryer P. (2012) Serpentinite Mud Volcanism: Observations, Processes, and Implication. Annual Reviews of Marine Science. in press <8497>

Blackman D.K., et al. (Fryer P.) (2011) Drilling constraints on lithospheric accretion and evolution at Atlantis Massif, Mid-Alantic Ridge 30 N. J. Geophys. res., 116, B07103, doi:10.1029/2010JB007931. in press <8616>

Baker N.C., Fryer P., and Moore G.F. (2010) The Malaguana-Gadao Ridge: Identification and Implications if a Magma Chamber reflector in the Southern Mariana Trough. Geochemistry, Geopgysics, Geosystems, In press <7854>

Becker N.C., Fryer P., and Moore G.F. (2009) The Malaguana-gadao ridge: identification and implications of a magma chamber reflector in the southern mariana trough. Geophysics, geosystems, in press.

Wheat C. G., Fryer P., Fisher A.T., Hulme S., Jannasch H., Mottl M.J., Davis E., and Becker D. (2009) Fluid flow from an active serpentine seamount: ODP HOle 1200C South Chamorro Seamount. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. (in press) <7735>

Michibayashi, K., Tasaka M., Ohara Y., Ishii T., Okamoto A., and Fryer P. (2008) Variable microstructure of peridotite samples from the southern Mariana Trench: evidence of a complex tectonic evolution. Tectonophysics 444: 111-118 <7170>

Wheat C.G., et al., including Fryer P. (2008) Borehole observations of fluid flow from South Chamorro Seamount an active serpentine mud volcano in the Mariana forearc. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 267, 401-409 <7712>

Beard J.S., Frost B.R., Fryer P., McCaig A., Searle R., Ildefonse B., Zinin P. and Sharma S.K. (2009) Onset and progression of serpentinization and magnetite formation in olivine-rich troctolite from iodp hole U1309D. Journal of Petrology, in press <>

Nozaka T., Fryer P., and Andreani M. (2008) Formation of clay minerals and exhumation of lower-crustal rocks at Atlantis Massif, Mid-Atlantic Ridge. <7564>

Fryer P., Salibury M. (2006) Leg 195 Synthesis:Serpentitine Seamounts of the Izu-Bonin/Mariana Convergent Plate Margin-ODP Leg 125 and 195 Drilling Results Proceeding of the Ocean Drilling Progra, Scientific Results Volume 195

Fryer P., Gharib J., Ross K., and Savov I., and Mottl M.J. (2006) Variability in serpentinite mudflow mechanisms and sources: ODP drilling results on Mariana forearc seamounts. Geochem. Geophys. Geosystems, in press.

Fryer P., Becker N., Appelgate B., Martinez F., Edward M., an Fryer G. (2003) Why is the Challenger deep so deep? Earth Plant. Sci. Lett., in press.

Fryer P. (2002) Recent studies of serpentinite occurrences in the oceans: mantle-ocean interactins in the plate tectonic cycle. Chem. Erde 62, in press.

Fryer P., Lockwood J.P., Becker N., Phipps S., and Todd C.S. (2000) Significance of serpentine mud volcanism in convergent margins. Geol. Soc. Amer. , Special Publication 349, Ophiolites and Oceanic Crust, edited by Y. Dilek and E. Moore.

Martinez F., Fryer P., and Becker N. (2000) Geophysical characteristics of the Southern Mariana Trough, 11 50'N-13 40'N. J. Geophys. Res.-Solid Earth, 105, No. B7, 16, 591-16,607.

Fryer G.J. and Fryer P. (1998) Geology. Pac. Islands, M. Rapaport (ed.), Bess Press, Honolulu.

Fryer P., Wheat C.G., and Mottl M.J. (1998) Mariana blueschist mud volcanism: Implications for conditions within the subduction zone. Geology.

Fryer P., Fujimoto H., Sekine M., Johnson L.E., Kasahara J., Masuda H., Gamo T., Ishii T., Ariyoshi M., and Fujioka K. (1998) Volcanoes of the southwestern extension of the active Mariana island arc: New swath-mapping and geochemical studies. The Island Arc.

Fryer P., Gill J.B., Jackson M.C. (1997) Volcanologic and tectonic evolution of the Kasuga seamounts, Northern Mariana Trough: Alvin submersible investigations. J. Volcanol. Geothermal Res.

Fryer P. and Mottl M. (1997) Shinkai 6500 investigations of a resurgent mud volcano on the Southeastern Mariana forearc. J. Deep Sea Res., 103-114.

Fryer P. (1997) An actively vending serpentine Seamount on the southeastern Mariana Forearc, Shanghai 65 on Dive 280-281. JAMSTEC Deep Sea Research.

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