Publications

Peer-reviewed  Articles (also see Google Scholar)

43. Billen, Magali I: Insights into the Causes of Arc Rifting from 2D Dynamic Models of Subduction. Geophysical Research Letters, in press , Forthcoming. (Type: Journal Article | Abstract | BibTeX)
42. He, Ying; Puckett, E G; Billen, Magali I: A Discontinuous Galerkin Method with a Bound Preserving Limiter for Stable Advection of non-Diffusive Fields in Solid Earth Geodynamics. Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 263 , pp. 23-37, 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
41. Arredondo, Katrina M; Billen, Magali I: Coupled Effects of Phase Transitions and Rheology in 2D Dynamical Models of Subduction. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122 , 2017. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
40. Rodríguez-González, Juan; Billen, Magali I; Negredo, Ana M; Montési, L G J: Along-strike variation in subducting plate velocity induced by along-strike variation in overriding plate struc- ture: Insights from 3D numerical models. Journal of Geodynamics, 100 , pp. 175-183, 2016. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
39. Arredondo, Katrina; Billen, Magali I: The Effects of Phase Transitions and Compositional Layering in Two-dimensional Kinematic Models of Subduction. Journal of Geodynamics, 100 , pp. 159-174, 2016. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
38. Billen, Magali I: Double-Dip (News & Views). Nature Geoscience, 8 , pp. 428-429, 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
37. Taramón, Juan; Rodríguez-González, Juan; Negredo, Ana M; Billen, Magali I: Influence of Cratonic Lithosphere on the Formation and Evolution of Flat Slabs: Insights from 3D Time-dependent Modeling. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, 16 , 2015. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
36. Valera, J L; Negredo, A M; Billen, M I; Jiménez-Munt, I: Lateral migration of a foundering high-density root: Insights from numerical modeling applied to the southern Sierra Nevada. Lithos, 189 , pp. 77-88, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
35. Rodríguez-González, Juan; Billen, Magali I; Negredo, Ana M: Non-steady-state Subduction and Trench-Parallel Flow Induced by Overriding Plate Structure. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 401 , pp. 227-235, 2014. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
34. Naliboff, John B; Billen, Magali I; Gerya, Taras; Saunders, Jessie: Dynamics of outer-rise faulting in oceanic-continental subduction systems. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 14 (7), pp. 2310, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
33. Arrial, Pierre-André; Billen, Magali I: Influence of Geometry and Eclogitization on Oceanic Plateau Subduction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 363 , pp. 34-43, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
32. Jadamec, Margarete A; Billen, Magali I; Roeske, Sarah M: Three-dimensional numerical models of flat slab subduction and the Denali fault driving deformation in south-central Alaska. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 376 , pp. 29-42, 2013. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
31. Vančo, Marek; Hamann, Bernd; Kreylos, Oliver; Billen, Magali I; Jadamec, M: Distance Field Computation for Geological Slab surface Data Sets. Computing and Visualization in Science, 14 (4), pp. 143-156, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
30. Billen, Magali I; Jadamec, Margarete: Origin of localized fast mantle flow velocity in numerical models of subduction. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems (G$^3$), 13 (1), pp. Q01016, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
29. Arredondo, Katrina; Billen, Magali I: Rapid Weakening of Subducting Plates from Trench-Parallel Estimates of Flexural Rigidity. Physics of Earth and Planetary Interiors, 196--197 (1-13), 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
28. Hines, Joy M; Billen, Magali I: Sensitivity of the short-to-intermediate wavelength geoid to rheologic structure in subduction zones. Journal of Geophysical Research, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
27. Jadamec, Margarete A; Billen, Magali I: The role of rheology and slab shape on rapid mantle flow: Three-dimensional numerical models of the Alaska slab edge. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117 (B2), 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
26. Rodríguez-González, Juan; Negredo, Ana M; Billen, Magali I: The role of the overriding plate thermal state on slab dip variability and on the occurrence of flat subduction. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems (G$^3$), 13 (1), pp. Q01002, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
25. Jadamec, Margarete A; Billen, Magali I; Kreylos, Oliver: Three-dimensional Simulations of Geometrically Complex Subduction with Large Viscosity Variations. Proceedings of the ACM XSEDE 2012, 2012. (Type: Inproceedings | BibTeX)
24. Obermaier, Harald; Billen, Magali I; Hagen, Hans; Hering-Bertram, M: Visualization and multivariate clustering of scattered moment tensors. Information Visualization, 11 , pp. 43-59, 2012. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
23. Obermaier, Harald; Billen, Magali I; Hagen, Hans; Hering-Bertram, M: Interactive Visualization of Scattered Moment Tensor Data. Wong, Pak Chung; Park, Jinah; Hao, Ming C; Chen, Chaomei; Brner, Katy; Kao, David L; Roberts, Jonathan C (Ed.): Proceedings of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging Visualization and Data Analysis 2011, pp. 78680I, 2011. (Type: Inproceedings | BibTeX)
22. Obermaier, Harald; Billen, Magali I; Hagen, Hans; Hering-Bertram, M; Hamann, Bernd: Visualizing Strain Anisotropy in Mantle Flow Fields. Computer Graphics Forum, 30 (8), pp. 2301-2313, 2011. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
21. Jadamec, Margarete A; Billen, Magali I: Reconciling Surface Plate Motions with Rapid Three- dimensional Mantle Flow around a Slab Edge. Nature, 465 , pp. 338-341, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
20. Billen, Magali I: Slab Dynamics in the Transition Zone. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 183 (1--2), pp. 296-308, 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
19. Burkett, Erin R; Billen, Magali I: Three-dimensionality of Slab Detachment due to Ridge-Trench Collision: Laterally Simultaneous Boudinage versus Tear Propagation. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems (G$^3$), 11 (Q11012), 2010. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
18. Burkett, Erin R; Billen, Magali I: Dynamics and Implications of Slab Detachment due to Ridge-Trench Collision. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114 (B12402), 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
17. Andrews, Erin R; Billen, Magali I: Rheologic controls on the dynamics of slab detachment. Tectonophysics, 464 , pp. 60-69, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
16. Thomas, Christine; Billen, Magali I: Upper Mantle Structure Along a Profile in the SW Pacific. Geophysical Journal International, 176 , pp. 113-135, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
15. Billen, Magali I: Soaking Slabs (News & Views). Nature Geoscience, 2 (11), pp. 744-746, 2009. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
14. Billen, Magali I; Kreylos, Oliver; Hamann, Bernd; Jadamec, Margarete A; Kellogg, Louise H; Staadt, Oliver; Sumner, Dawn Y: A Geoscience perspective on Immersive 3D gridded data visualization. Computers & Geosciences, 49 (9), pp. 1056-1072, 2008. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
13. Kellogg., L ~H; Bawden, G ~W; Bernardin, T; Billen, M ~I; Cowgill, E; Hamann, B; Jademec, M; Kreylos, O; Manaker, D ~M; Rundle, J; Staadt, O; Sumner, D; Turcotte, D L; Weber, G H: Interactive Visualization to Advance Earthquake Simulation. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 165 , pp. 621-633, 2008. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
12. Billen, Magali I: Modeling the Dynamics of Subducting Slabs. Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science, 36 , pp. 325-356, 2008. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
11. Billen, Magali I; Cowgill, Eric: Determination of fault friction from reactivation of abyssal-hill faults in subduction zones. Geology, 35 (9), pp. 819-822, 2007. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
10. Billen, Magali I; Hirth, Greg: Rheologic Controls on Slab Dynamics. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, 8 (Q08012), 2007. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
9. Kreylos, O; Bawden, G W; Bernardin, T; Billen, M I; Cowgill, E S; Gold, R D; Hamann, B; Jadamec, M; Kellogg, L H; Staadt, O G; Sumner, D Y: Enabling scientific workflows in virtual reality. Wong, Hong K; Baciu, G; Bao, H (Ed.): Proceedings of ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications 2006 (VRCIA 2006), pp. 155-162, ACM Press, New York, 2006. (Type: Inproceedings | BibTeX)
8. Billen, Magali I; Gurnis, Michael: Constraints on subducting plate strength within the Kermadec Trench. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110 (B05407), 2005. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
7. Billen, Magali I; Hirth, Greg: Newtonian versus non-Newtonian Upper Mantle Viscosity: Implications for Subduction Initiation. Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (L19304), 2005. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
6. Billen, Magali I; Houseman, Gregory A: Lithospheric instability in obliquely convergent margins: San Gabriel Mountains, southern California. J. of Geophys. Res., 109 (B01404), 2004. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
5. Billen, Magali I; Gurnis, Michael: Comparison of dynamic flow models for the Central Aleutian and Tonga-Kermadec subduction zones. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, 4 (4), pp. 1035, 2003. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)
4. Billen, Magali I; Gurnis, Michael; Simons, Mark: Multiscale dynamic models of the Tonga-Kermadec subduction zone. Geophys. J. Int., 153 , pp. 359-388, 2003. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
3. Billen, Magali I: I. Seafloor Morphology of the Osbourn Trough and Kermadec Trench and II. Multiscale Dynamics of Subduction Zones. California Institute of Technology, 2001. (Type: PhD Thesis | BibTeX)
2. Billen, Magali I; Gurnis, Michael: A low viscosity wedge in subduction zones. Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., 193 , pp. 227-236, 2001. (Type: Journal Article | BibTeX)
1. Billen, M I; Stock, J: Origin and morphology of the Osbourn Trough. J. of Geophys. Res., 105 (B6), pp. 13481-13490, 2000. (Type: Journal Article | Links | BibTeX)