Dr. Susanne M. Straub

Lamont Research Professor, Geochemistry, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Climate School

Comer 101
61 Route 9W
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Palisades, NY 10964


Yan Q, Straub SM, Castillo P, Zhang H, Tian L, Shi X (2020) Hafnium isotope constraints on the nature of the mantle beneath the Southern Lau basin (SW Pacific). Scientific Reports 10(1): 17476, doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74565-0.

Straub SM, Gomez-Tuena A, Vannucchi P: Arc Magmatism and Subduction Erosion. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment 1: 574–589, doi.org/10.1038/s43017-020-0095-1

Heywood LJ, DeBari SM, Gill JB, Straub SM, Schindlbeck-Belo JC, Escobar‐Burciaga DR, Woodhead, JD (2020) Across-arc diversity in rhyolites from an intra-oceanic arc: Evidence from IODP Site U1437, Izu Bonin rear-arc and surrounding area, Geochem Geophys Geosys 21: e2019GC008353, doi.org/10.1029/2019GC008353

Gomez-Tuena A, Mori L, Straub SM (2018) Geochemical and petrological insights into the tectonic origin of the Transmexican Volcanic Belt Invited Review: Earth Science Reviews Special Issue, 183: 153-181, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev. 2016.12.006.

Manzini M, Bouvier AS, Barnes JD, Boniface M, Rose-Koga EF, Ulmer P, Métrich N, Bardoux G, Williams J, Layne GD, Straub SM, Baumgartner LP, Timm, J (2016): SIMS chlorine isotope determination in melt inclusions from arc settings. Chemical Geology, 449 (2017) 112–122, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.12.002.

Straub SM, Gomez-Tuena A, Bindeman IN, Bolge LL, Brandl PA, Espinasa-Perena R, Solari L, Stuart FM, Vannucchi P, Zellmer GF (2015) Crustal recycling by subduction erosion in the central Mexican Volcanic Belt, Geochim Cosmochim Acta 166: 29-52, 10.1016/j.gca.2015.1006.1001.

Straub SM, Woodhead JD, Arculus RJ (2015) Temporal evolution of the Mariana Arc: mantle wedge and subducted slab controls revealed with a tephra perspective. J Petrol 56:409-439, doi: 410.1093/petrology/egv1005

Straub SM, Gomez-Tuena A, Zellmer GF, Espinasa-Perena R, Stuart FM, Cai Y, Langmuir CH, Martin-Del Pozzo A, Mesko GT (2013a): The processes of melt differentiation in arc volcanic rocks: Insights from OIB-type arc magmas in the central Mexican Volcanic Belt. J Petrol: 54 (4) 665-701, doi:610.1093/petrology/ egs1081

Straub SM, Gomez-Tuena A, Stuart FM, Zellmer GF, Espinasa-Perena R, Cai Y, Iizuka Y (2011) Formation of hybrid arc andesite beneath thick continental crust. Earth Planet Sci Lett: 303: 337–347 (2011)

Straub SM, LaGatta AB, Martin-Del Pozzo AL, Langmuir CH: Evidence from high Ni olivines for a hybridized peridotite/pyroxenite source for orogenic andesites from the central Mexican Volcanic Belt, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q03007, doi:10.1029/2007GC001583 (2008)

Straub SM, Layne GD, Schmidt A, Langmuir CH: Volcanic glasses at the Izu arc volcanic front: new perspectives on fluid and sediment melt recycling in subduction zones. Geochem Geophys Geosys (Article) 5(1): Q01007, doi:10.1029/2002GC000408 (2004)

Straub SM, Layne GD: The systematics of chlorine, fluorine and water in Izu arc front volcanic rocks. Implications for volatile recycling in subduction zones. Geochim Cosmochim Acta 67 (21): 4179-4203 (2003b)

Vannucchi P, Ranero CR, Galeotti S, Straub SM, Scholl DW, McDougal-Ried: Fast rates of subduction erosion along the Costa Rica Pacific Margin: implications for non-steady rates for crustal recycling along subduction zones. J Geophys Res 108 (B12): 2511, 10.1029/2002JB002207 (2003)

Straub SM: The evolution of the Izu Bonin - Mariana volcanic arcs (NW Pacific) in terms of major element chemistry. Geochem Geophys Geosys (Article) 4 (2): 1018, doi: 10.1029/2002GC000357 (2003)

Straub SM, Layne GD: The systematics of boron isotopes in Izu arc front volcanic rocks. Earth Planet Sci Lett 198: 25-39 (2002)

Straub SM, Martin-Del Pozzo AL: The significance of phenocryst diversity in tephra from recent eruptions at Popocatepetl volcano (Central Mexico). Contrib Mineral Petrol 140 (4): 487-510 (2001)

Straub SM, Schmincke HU: Evaluating the tephra input into Pacific ocean sediments: distribution in time and space. Inter Journal Earth Sciences 87: 461-476 (1998)