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Ernst, G., d’Oreye, N., Kervyn, F., Yirgu, G., Ebinger, C., D. Tedesco, N. Pagliuca, F. Lukaya, T. Wright, E. Calais, Active volcanism and continental rifting in East Africa, J. African Earth Sciences Special Volume, 58, 2010.

Yirgu, G., C. Ebinger, and P. Maguire (eds.), The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 259, 323pp., 2006.

Fowler, C.M.R., C. J. Ebinger, and C. J. Hawkesworth, (eds.), Early Earth, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub., 199, 2002.

Ebinger, C.J., H. Gupta, and I. Nyambok, (eds.), Seismology and Related Sciences in Africa, Tectonophysics, 209, 1992.



Lindsey, N. J., M. Aman, C. Ebinger, Comparison of seismological, geodetic, and geological observations of continental rifting in East Africa: Diffuse vs localized plate deformation, submitted to F. Mazzarini, C. Pagli, D. Keir, E. Rivalta, T. Rooney (eds.), Anatomy of Rifting: Tectonics and Magmatism in Continental Rifts, Oceanic Spreading Centers, and Transforms, Geosphere, June, 2015.

Tepp*, G., C. J. Ebinger, N. Accardo, D. J. Shillington, J. Gaherty, D. Keir, A. A. Nyblade, G. J. Mbogoni, P. R. N. Chindandali, R. Ferdinand-Wambura, G. D. Mulibo, G. Kamihanda, R. Gallacher, Seismic Anisotropy of the Upper Mantle Below the Southern East African Rift and the Rungwe Volcanic Province, submitted to J. Geophysical Research, February, 2017.

Hodgson, I., F. Illsley-Kemp, D. Keir, C. J. Ebinger, K. Mtelela, Magmatic activity at a young continental rift: A receiver function study from the Tanganyika rift, in Gu, J., editor, Special Issue of Tectonics, submitted, January, 2017.

Ebinger, C. J., Keir, D., I. Bastow, K. Whaler, J. Hammond, A. Ayele, M. S. Miller, C. Tiberi, S. Hautot, Crustal structure of rift zones in Africa: Implications for global crustal processes, in Gu, J., editor, Special Issue of Tectonics, submitted, February, 2017.

Pagli, C., C. J. Ebinger, D. Keir, S-H. Yun, H. Wang, The origin of strike-slip tectonics in continental rift zones, submitted to Nature Geoscience, Dec., 2016.

Weinstein*, A., S. J. Oliva*, C.J. Ebinger, S. Roecker, C. Tiberi, C., E. Witkin*, M. Aman*, R. Hadfield*, S. Gautier, A. Muzuka, G. Mulibo, G. Kianji, M. Msabi, R. Ferdinand-Wambura, J. Albaric, C. Lambert*, A. Rodzianko, Active deformation and magmatism during early stage rifting of Archaean lithosphere in the Eastern rift, Africa, G-cubed, in revision 2017.


Roecker, S., C. Ebinger, C. Tiberi, G. Mulibo, R. Ferdinand-Wambura, K. Mtelela, A. Muzuka, G. Kianji, S. Gautier, J. Albaric, S. Peyrat, Subsurface Images of the Eastern Rift, Africa, from the Joint Inversion of Body Waves, Surface Waves, and Gravity: Investigating the Role of Fluids in Early-Stage Continental Rifting, Geophys. J. Int., in revision, 2017.

Accardo, N., J.B. Gaherty, D. J. Shillington, C.J. Ebinger, A. A. Nyblade, G. J. Mbogoni, PRN Chindandali, R. Ferdinand-Wambura, G. D. Mulibo, G. Kamihanda, D. Keir, C. Scholz, K. Selway, J. P. O’Donnell, G. Tepp*, R. Gallacher, K. Mtelela, J. Salmina, A. Mruma, Surface-wave imaging of the weakly-extended Malawi Rift from ambient-noise and teleseismic Rayleigh waves, GJI, in revision.

Plasman, M., C. Tiberi, C. Ebinger, S. Roecker, S. Gautier, J. Albaric, S. Peyrat, S. Perrot, J. Déverchère, B. LeGall., P. Tarits, S. Hautot, R. Ferdinand-Wambura, A. Muzuka, G. Mulibo, K. Mtelela, M. Msabi, G. Kianji, N. Rasendra, R. Gama, Lithospheric structure of the North Tanzanian Divergence, East African rift, estimated from receiver functions, in revision Geophys. J. Int.

Davidge*, L., C.J. Ebinger, M. Ruiz, G. Tepp, F. Amelung, D. Geist, D. Coté, Seismicity patterns during a period of inflation at Sierra Negra volcano, Galápagos Islands, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 462, 162-172. 2017.


Shillington, D.J., J. B. Gaherty, C. J. Ebinger, C.A. Scholz, K. Selway, A.A. Nyblade, P. Bedrosian, C. Class, S. L. Nooner, M. E. Pritchard, J. Elliott, Acquisition of a Unique Onshore/Offshore Geophysical and Geochemical Dataset in the Northern Malawi (Nyasa) Rift. Seismological Research Letters87(6), pp.1406-1416, 2016.

Quillen, A., D. Giannella, J. Shaw, C.J. Ebinger. Crustal failure on icy moons and satellites from strong tidal encounters, Icarus, 275, pp.267-280., 2016.

Tepp, G., Ebinger, C.J., and Yun, S-H., Spectral analyses of dike-induced earthquakes in Afar, Ethiopia, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1002/2015JB012658, 2016.

Lee, H., J. Muirhead, T. Fischer, C. J. Ebinger, S. Kattenhorn, G. Kianji, Massive emission of mantle CO2 along faults in the East African Rift, Nature Geoscience, doi: 10.1038/NGEO2622, 2016.


Ranganai, R., Whaler, K., and Ebinger, C. J., Aeromagnetic Interpretation in the south-central Zimbabwe Craton: (Re-appraisal of) Crustal Structure and Tectonic Implications, Int. J. Earth Sciences, 10.1007/s00531-015-1279-7, 2015.

Wood, D., H. Zal, C. A. Scholz, C. J. Ebinger, I. Nizéré, Evolution of the Kivu rift, East Africa: Interplays between tectonics and magmatism, Basin Research, doi: 10.111/bre.12143.

Ayele, A., C. Ebinger, C. van Alstyne, D. Keir, C. W. Nixon, M. Belachew, J. O. S. Hammond, M. Belachew, in D. Ferguson, C. Vye-Brown, T. Wright, T. Kidane, Seismicity of the central Afar rift and implications for Tendaho Dam hazards in Magmatic Rifting in East Africa rift , J. Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub., doi: 10.1144/SP420.9.


Zhang, X., C. A. Scholz, R. E. Hecky, D. A. Wood, H. Zal, C. J. Ebinger, Climatic control of the Late Quaternary turbidite sedimentology of Lake Kivu, East Africa: Implications for deep mixing and geological hazards, Geology, 42, 811-814, 2014.

Ebinger, C., and J. van Wijk, Roadmap to continental rupture: Is obliquity the roadmap to success? Geology, 42(3), 271-272.

Rychert, C. A., Harmon, N., & Ebinger, C., 2014, Receiver function imaging of lithospheric structure and the onset of melting beneath the Galápagos Archipelago. Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 388, 156-165.

Benoit, M., C. Ebinger, M. Crampton, 2014, Orogenic bending around a rigid Proterozoic block beneath the Central Appalachian Mountains, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts.,

Tepp, G., C. Ebinger, M. Belachew, M. Ruiz, Imaging a rapidly deforming ocean island volcano: Sierra Negra, Galápagos, J. Geophysical Research, 119(1), 442-463, 2014.


Ball, P., G. Eagles, C. Ebinger, J. Totterdell, K. McClay, P. Trifonova, Evolution of the Great Australian Bight, southern Australian passive margins from integrated geophysical studies, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., DOI 10.1002/ggge.201602013.

Ebinger, C. J., J. van Wijk, D. Keir, The time scales of continental rifting: Implications for global processes, in M. Bickford (ed.), Tectonics: 50 years after the revolution, in Bickford, M.E., ed., The Web of Geological Sciences: Advances, Impacts, and Interactions: Geological Society of America Special Paper 500, 371-396, 2013.

Hammond, JOS., J-M. Kendall, G. W. Stuart, C. Ebinger, I. Bastow, D. Keir, A. Ayele, M. Belachew, B. Goitom, G. Ogubazaghi, T. J. Wright, Mantle upwelling and segmentation beneath the Afar Depression, Geology, 10.1130/G33925.1


Belachew, M., C. Ebinger, D. Coté, Time-space source mechanisms for brittle failure events accompanying large volume dike intrusions in Afar, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggs076, 907-917, 2012.

Rychert, C., J. Hammond, N. Harmon, J-M. Kendall, D. Keir, C. J. Ebinger, I. Bastow, A. Ayele, M. Belachew, Seismically imaging destruction of continental lithosphere beneath the Ethiopian and Afar rift systems, Nature Geoscience, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO14552012.

Wright, T., F. Sigmundsson, A. Ayele, M. Belachew, B. Brandsdottir, E. Calais, C. Ebinger, P. Einarsson, I. Hamling, D. Keir, E. Lewi, C. Pagli, R. Pedersen, Geophysical constraints on the dynamics of spreading centres from rifting episodes on land, Nature Geosciences (review article), 5, 242-249 , 2012.

Pagli, C., T. Wright, C. Ebinger, S-H. Yun, J. R. Cann, T. Barnie, A. Ayele, High magma supply at a slow spreading segment and dynamics of its axial magma chamber, Nature Geosciences, 5, 284-287, 2012.

Ebinger, C., and C. A. Scholz, Continental rift basins: An East African perspective, in Busby, C. and A. Azor, Sedimentary Basins, 2012.

Ebinger, C., The East African rift system, in Bally, B., and D. G. Roberts (eds.), Phanerozoic Geology of the World, in press, 2012.

Leroy, S. and 14 others, 2012. From rifting to oceanic spreading in the Gulf of Aden: A synthesis, Arabian J. Geosciences, DOI 10.1007/s12517-011-0475-4


Hammond, J.O.S., J-M. Kendall, G. W. Stuart, D. Keir, C. Ebinger, A. Ayele, M. Belachew, The nature of the crust beneath the Afar triple junction: evidence from receiver functions, Geophys. Geochem. Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2011GC003738, 2011.

Keir, D., M. Belachew, C. J. Ebinger, J-M. Kendall, J.O.S. Hammond, G.W. Stuart, A. Ayele, Evidence for melt-induced seismic anisotropy of the upper crust at the Afar triple junction, Nature Communications, 2, 285, 2011.

Belachew, M., C. Ebinger, D. Coté, D. Keir, J. V. Rowland, J. O. S. Hammond, and A. Ayele, Comparison of dike intrusions in an incipient seafloor-spreading segment in Afar, Ethiopia: Seismicity perspectives, J. Geophys. Res., 116, B06405, doi:10.1029/2010JB007908, 2011.

Watremez, L., S. Leroy, S. Rouzo, E. d’Acremont, P. Unternehr, C. Ebinger, F. Lucazeau, A. Al-Lazki, The crustal structure of the northeastern Gulf of Aden continental margin: Insights from wide-angle seismic data, Geophys. J. Int., 184, 575-594, 2011.


Ebinger, C., M. Belachew, Active passive margins, Nature Geoscience, 3, 670-671, 2010.

Leroy, S., F. Lucazeau, E. d’Acremont, L. Watremez, J. Autin, S. Rouzo, N. Bellahsen, C. Ebinger, M.-O. Beslier, C. Tiberi, J. Perrot, P. Razin, F. Rolandone, G. Stuart, A. Al-Lazki, K. Al-Toubi, A. Bonneville, B. Goutourbe, P. Huchon, P. Unternehr, K. Khanbari, 2010. Contrasted styles of rifting in the eastern Gulf of Aden: A wide angle multi-channel seismic and heat flow survey, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, doi:10.1029/2009GC002963.

Coté, D., A. Quillen, C. Ebinger, D. Keir, M. Belachew, Low frequency hybrid earthquakes near a magma chamber in Afar: Quantifying path effects, Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 100, doi: 10.1785/0120090111 , 2010.

Beutel, E., J. van Wijk, C. Ebinger, D. Keir, A. Agostini, Formation and stability of magmatic segments in the Main Ethiopian and Afar rifts, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.02.006, 2010.

Ebinger, C., A. Ayele, D. Keir, J.V. Rowland, G. Yirgu, T. Wright, M. Belachew, I. Hamling, Length and timescales of rift faulting and magma intrusion: the Afar rifting Cycle from 2005 to Present, Ann. Revs. Earth Planet Sci., 38, doi:10.1146/annrev-earth-040809-152333, 2010.


Ayele, A., D. Keir, C. Ebinger, T. Wright, G. Stuart, E. Jacques, G. Ogubazghi, J. Sholan, The September 2005 mega-dike emplacement in the Manda-Hararo (Afar) nascent oceanic rift; Insights from seismicity, Geophys. Res. Letters, doi:10.1029/2009GL039605, 2009.

Biggs, J., E. Anthony, C. Ebinger, Multiple active volcanoes in the Eastern rift, Africa, Geology, doi:10.1029/2007GL032781, 2009.

Basuyau, C., C. Tiberi, S. Leroy, G. Stuart, A. Al-Lazki, K. Al-Toubi, C. Ebinger, Evidence of partial melting beneath a continental margin: case of Dhofar, in the Northern Gulf of Aden (Sultanate of Oman), Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04438.x, 2009.

Hamling, I., A. Ayele, E. Calais, C. Ebinger, D. Keir, E. Lewi, T. Wright, G. Yirgu, Geodetic observations of new dyke intrusions in the Dabbahu rift segment, Afar, Ethiopia, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04163.x, 2009.

Keir, D., A. Ayele, E. Calais, I. Hamling, C. Ebinger, T. J. Wright, E. Jacques, M. Kassim, J.O.S. Hammond, Manahloh Belachew, E. Baker, J. Rowland, Repeated dike injection sourced beneath the center of the Dabbahu segment, Afar rift, Geology, 37, 59-62, doi:10.1130/G25147A.1 2009.


Calais, E., N. d’Oreye , J. Albaric , A. Deschamps , D. Delvaux , J. Déverchère , C. Ebinger, R. Ferdinand , F. Kervyn , A. Macheyeki , A. Oyen , J. Perrot , E. Saria , B. Smets , D. Stamps , C. Wauthier, Aseismic strain accommodation by dyking in a youthful continental rift, East Africa Nature, 456, doi:10.1038/nature07478, 2008.

Waltham, D., R. Hall, H. P. Smyth, and C. Ebinger, Basin formation by volcanic arc loading, Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Pub. 436, 11-26, 2008.

Ebinger, C., Keir, D., Ayele, A., Belachew, M., Calais, E., Wright, T., Campbell, E., Buck, R., Magma intrusion and faulting processes in a zone of continental rupture: Seismicity of the Dabbahu (Afar) rift, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03877.x, 2008.

Ranganai, R., and C. Ebinger, Aeromagnetic and Landsat TM structural interpretation for identifying regional groundwater exploration targets, south-central Zimbabwe craton, J. Applied Geophysics, 65, 73-83, 2008.

Ranganai, R., Whaler, K., Ebinger, C., Gravity anomaly patterns in the south-central Zimbabwe Archaean craton, J. Afri. Earth Sci., 51, 257-276, 2008.

Stamps, S., Calais, E., Saria, E., Mbede, E., Hartnady, C., Nocquet, J.-M., Ebinger, C., Fernandes, R., A kinematic model for the East African rift system, Geophys. Res. Lett., L05304, doi:10.1029/ 2007GL032781, 2008.

Daly, E., D. Keir., C. Ebinger, G. Stuart, A. Ayele, & D. Waltham, Crustal structure of the northern Main Ethiopian Rift from a tomographic inversion of local earthquakes, Geophys. J. Int., 172, 1033–1048, 2008.


Ebinger, C., Yirgu, G., Wright, T., Calais, E., Lewi, E., Ocean birth through rifting and rupture, McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, 161-165, 2007.

Kurz, T., R. Gloaguen, C. Ebinger, M. Casey, B. Abebe, Deformation distribution and type in the Main Ethiopian rift (MER): A remote sensing study, J. Afri. Earth Sci., doi:10.1016/j.afrearsci.2006.10.008, 2007.

Rowland, J., E. Baker, C. Ebinger, D. Keir, T. Kidane, J. Biggs, N. Hayward, Fault growth at a nascent slow-spreading ridge: 2005 Dabbahu rifting episode, Afar, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03584.x, 2007.

Ebinger, C., Continental rifting and breakup processes: Insights from East Africa, in Africa’s Great Rift: Diversity and Unity, Brussels, 25-41, 2007.

Tiberi, C., S. Leroy, E. d’Acremont, N. Bellahsen, C. Ebinger, A. Pointu, Structure of the northeastern Gulf of Aden from receiver functions, Geophys. J. Int., doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03294.x, 2007.


Wright, T., C. Ebinger, J. Biggs, A. Ayele, G. Yirgu, D. Keir, A. Stork, Magma-maintained rift segmentation at continental rupture in the 2005 Afar dyking episode, Nature, 442, doi:10.1038/nature04978, 2006.

Keir, D., C. Ebinger, G. Stuart, E. Daly, and A. Ayele, Strain accommodation by magmatism and faulting at continental breakup: Seismicity of the northern Ethiopian rift, J. Geophys. Res., 111, B05314, doi:10.1029/2005JB003748, 2006.

Stuart, G., I. Bastow, and C. Ebinger, Crustal structure of the northern Main Ethiopian rift from receiver function studies, in G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and P. Maguire, The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 259, 253-268, 2006.

Ayalew, D., E. Bourdon, C. Ebinger, E. Wolfenden, G. Yirgu, Temporal compositional variation of early syn-rift rhyolites along the western Red Sea margin and northern Main Ethiopian rift, in G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and P. Maguire, The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 259, 121-130, 2006.

Casey, M., C. Ebinger, D. Keir, R. Gloaguen, F. Mohamed, Extension by dyke extension and faulting in an incipient oceanic rift: Ethiopian rift, Africa, in G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and P. Maguire, The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 259, 143-164, 2006.

Calais, E., C. Ebinger, C. Hartnady and J. M. Nocquet, Mantle-driven plate motions in the East African rift?, in G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and P. Maguire, The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System, Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 259,9-22, 2006.

Kidane, T., C. Ebinger, B. Abebe, E. Platzman, D. Keir, P. Lahitte, P. Rochette, Palaeomagnetic constraints on continental breakup processes: Observations from the Main Ethiopian rift, in G. Yirgu, C. Ebinger, and P. Maguire, The Afar Volcanic Province within the East African Rift System Geol. Soc. London Spec. Pub. 259, 165-184, 2006.


Keir, D., J.-M. Kendall, & C. Ebinger, Variations in late syn-rift melt alignment inferred from shear-wave splitting in crustal earthquakes beneath the Ethiopian rift, Geophys. Res. Letts., 32, doi:10.1029/2005GL024150, 2005.

Tiberi, C., C. Ebinger, V. Ballu, G. Stuart, and B. Oluma, Inverse models of gravity data from the Red Sea-Gulf of Aden-Ethiopian rift triple junction zone, Geophys J. Int., 163, 775-787, 2005.

Bastow, I., G. W. Stuart, J.-M. Kendall, and C. Ebinger, Upper mantle seismic structure in a region of incipient continental breakup: northern Ethiopian rift, Geophys. J. Int., 162, 479-493, 2005.

Wolfenden, E., C. Ebinger, G. Yirgu, P. Renne, and S.P. Kelley, Evolution of the southern Red Sea rift: Birth of a magmatic margin, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 117, 846-864, 2005.

Ebinger, C., Continental breakup: The East African perspective, Astronomy & Geophysics, 46, 2.16-2.21, 2005.

Kendall, J.-M., G. Stuart, C. Ebinger, I. Bastow, D. Keir, Magma-assisted rifting in Ethiopia, Nature, 433, 146-148, 2005.


Keranen, K., S. Klemperer, R. Gloaguen, and EAGLE Working Group*, Imaging a proto-ridge axis in the Main Ethiopian rift, Geology, 39, 949-952, 2004. *(includes C. Ebinger)

Daly, E., C. Brown, C. Stark, and C. Ebinger, Comparison of methods for estimating the effective elastic thickness of the lithosphere, and loading mechanisms across the Irish Atlantic margin, Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2004.02427, 2004.

Ebinger, C., and T. Furman, Geodynamical setting of the Western rift system, East Africa, in D Vaselli and B. Cappacioni, eds., January 2002 Eruption of Nyiragongo Volcano, Acta Vulcanologica, 14 (1-2), 1-8, 2004.

Wolfenden, E., C. Ebinger, G. Yirgu, A. Deino, D. Ayalew, Evolution of the northern Main Ethiopian rift: Birth of a triple junction, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 224, 213-228, 2004.

LeGall, B., L. Gernigon, J. Rolet, C. Ebinger, R. Gloaguen, O. Nilsen, H. Dypvik, B. Deffontaines, and A. Mruma, Neogene-Recent rift propagation in Central Tanzania: Morphostructural and aeromagnetic evidence from the Kilombero area, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 116, 490-510, 2004.


Stark C. P., J. Stewart, C. J. Ebinger, Wavelet transform mapping of effective elastic thickness and plate loading: Validation using synthetic data and application to the study of southern African tectonics, J. Geophys. Res., 108, 2558, doi:10.1029/2001JB000609, 2003.

Maguire, P., C. Ebinger, G. Stuart, G. D. Mackenzie, K.A. Whaler, J.-M. Kendall, M.A. Khan, C.M.R. Fowler, S. Klemperer, G.R. Keller, S. Harder, T. Furman, K. Mickus, L. M. Asfaw, A. Ayele, and B. Abebe, Geophysical project in Ethiopia studies continental breakup, Eos, Trans. Amer. Geophys. Un., 84, 337-340, 2003.


Eagles, G., Gloaguen, R., and C. Ebinger, Kinematics of the Danakil microplate, Earth Planet. Sci. Letts., 203/2, 607-620, 2002.

Menzies, M. A., S. L. Klemperer, C. Ebinger, and J. Baker, Characteristics of volcanic rifted margins, in Menzies, M., S. Klemperer, C. Ebinger, and J. Baker, Volcanic Rifted Margins, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull. Spec. Paper 362, 1-14, 2002.

Ebinger, C., C. Petit, and E. Burov, Causes and consequences of lithospheric extension: The ups and downs of continental rifts, in R. Renault and G. Ashley, eds., Sedimentation in Continental Rifts, SEPM Spec. Pub. 73, 11-23, 2002.

Sleep, N., C. Ebinger, and M. Kendall, Deflection of mantle plume material by cratonic keels, in C. M. Fowler, C. J. Ebinger, and C. J. Hawkesworth, eds., Early Earth, Geol. Soc. Lond. Spec. Pub., 199, 135-150, 2002.


Ebinger, C., and M. Casey, Continental break-up in magmatic provinces: An Ethiopian example, Geology, 29, 527-530, 2001.

Nnange, J., Y. Poudjom-Djomani, J. D. Fairhead, and C. Ebinger, Determination of the isostatic compensation mechanism of the region of the Adamawa dome, west-central Africa, using the admittance technique, Afri. J. Sci. Technol., v. 1, 29-35, 2001.

Kenea, N., C. Ebinger, and D. C. Rex, Late Oligocene volcanism and extension in the southern Red Sea hills, Sudan, J. Geol Soc. London, 158, 285-294, 2001.

Karner, G., B. Byamungu, C. Ebinger, A. Kampunzu, R. Mukasa, J. Nyakaana, E. Rubondo, and N. Upcott, Distribution of crustal extension and regional basin architecture of the Albertine rift, E. Africa, Marine Petrol. Geol., 17, 1131-1150, 2001.


Menzies, M., C. Ebinger, and S. Klemperer, Volcanic rifted margins, Penrose Conference Report, GSA Today, 10, 8-10, 2000.

Petit, C., and C. Ebinger, Flexure and mechanical behaviour of cratonic lithosphere: Gravity models of the East African and Baikal rifts, J. Geophys. Res., 105, 19151-19162, 2000.

Nnange, J., V. Ngako, J. Fairhead, and C. Ebinger, Determination of depths to major density discontinuities beneath the Adamawa uplift in Central Cameroon, using spectral analysis of gravity data, J. Afri. Earth Sci., 30, 887-901, 2000.

Ebinger, C., T. Yemane, D. Harding, S. Tesfaye, D. Rex, S. Kelley, Rift deflection, migration, and propagation: Linkage of the Ethiopian and Eastern rifts, Africa, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 102,163-176, 2000.


Ebinger, C., J. Jackson, A. Foster, N. Hayward, Extensional basin geometry and the mechanical lithosphere, Phil. Trans. Royal Society London, Ser. A, 357, 741-762, 1999.

Yemane, T., G. WoldeGabriel, S. Tesfaye, S. M. Berhe, S. Drury, C. Ebinger, S. Kelley, Temporal and geochemical characteristics of Tertiary volcanic rocks and tectonic history in the southern Main Ethiopian rift and adjacent volcanic fields, Acta Vulcanologica, 11, 99-120, 1999.


Ebinger, C., and N. H. Sleep, Cenozoic magmatism in central and east Africa resulting from impact of one large plume, Nature, 395, 788-791, 1998.

Vidotti, R., C. Ebinger, and J. D. Fairhead, Gravity signature of Western Parana basin, Brazil, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 159, 117-132, 1998.


Ebinger, C., A. Foster, J. Jackson, and N. Hayward, Lithospheric controls on rifting: An overview of the East African rift system, in A.W.B. Jacobs, D. Delvaux, M. A. Khan (eds.), Lithospheric Structure, Evolution, and Sedimentation in Continental Rifts, Comm. Dublin Inst. Adv. Studies, 48, 23-28, 1997.

Ebinger, C., Y. Poudjom-Djomani, E. Mbede, A. Foster, Rifting the Archaean: Development of the Natron-Manyara-Eyasi basins, Tanzania, J. Geol. Soc. London, 154, 947-960, 1997.

Foster, A., C. Ebinger, E. Mbede, D. Rex, Tectonic development of the N. Tanzania sector of the East African rift, J. Geol. Soc. London, 154, 689-700, 1997.

Mugisha, F., C. J. Ebinger, M. Strecker, D. Pope, Two-stage rifting in the northern Kenya rift: Implications for half-graben rift basin models, Tectonophysics, 278, 63-82, 1997.


Ebinger, C. J., and N. Hayward, Soft plates and hot spots: Constraints from the Ethiopian and Afar rifts, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 21859-21876, 1996.

Hayward, N., and C. J. Ebinger, Variations in the along-axis segmentation of the Afar rift system, Tectonics, 15, 2, 244-257, 1996.

Ibrahim, A.E., C.J. Ebinger, and J.D. Fairhead, Lithospheric extension northwest of the Central African shear zone in Sudan from potential field studies,Tectonophysics, 255, 79-97, 1996.

Upcott, N. M., R. K. Mukasa, C. J. Ebinger, and G. D. Karner, Along-axis segmentation and isostasy in the northern Western rift, Africa, J. Geophys. Res., 101, 3247-3268, 1996.


Poudjom-Djomani, Y., Nnange, J., Diament, M., C. Ebinger, and J. D. Fairhead, Effective elastic thickness and crustal thickness variations in West-Central Africa inferred from gravity data, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 22,047-22,070, 1995.

Ebinger, C.J., and A. E. Ibrahim, Multiple episodes of rifting in NE Africa: A re-evaluation of gravity anomalies, Geol. Rund., 83, 689-702, 1994.


Hendrie, D., N. Kusznir, C. K. Morley, and C. J. Ebinger, A quantitative model of rift basin development in the northern Kenya rift: Evidence for the Turkana region as an “accommodation zone” during the Paleogene, Tectonophysics, 236, 409-438, 1994.


Kneller, B., & C. Ebinger, Ol Doinyo Lengai, Global Volcanism Network Bull., 18, 5-6, 1993.

Mbede, E., A. Hurford, C. Ebinger, and H. Schandelmeier, Constraints on the uplift history of Rukwa Rift, Tanzania: A reconnaissance apatite fission-track analysis, Rapp. Ann.Mus. roy. Afr. centr. 1991-2, Tervuren, 99-108, 1993.

Ebinger, C., J. Klerkx, D. Delvaux, and A. Wuest, Evaluation of natural hazards in the northern part of the Malawi rift, Rapp. Ann.Mus. roy. Afr. centr. 1991-2, Tervuren, 83-86, 1993.

Ebinger, C., A. Deino, A. Tesha, T. Becker, U. Ring, Regional tectonic controls on rift basin geometry: Evolution of an East African lake basin, J. Geophys. Res., 98, 17,821-17,836, 1993.

Ebinger, C., D. Rex, T. Yemane, S. Kelley, Volcanism and extension between the Main Ethiopian and Gregory rifts, in U. Thorweihe and H. Schandelmeier, (eds.), Geoscientific Research in Africa, 301-304, 1993.

Ebinger, C., T. Yemane, G. WoldeGabriel, J. Aronson, and R. Walter, Eocene-Recent volcanism and faulting in the southern Main Ethiopian rift, J. Geol. Soc. London, 150, 99-108, 1993.


Tesha, A.L., C.J. Ebinger, and C.W. Nyamweru, Rift-related volcanic hazards in Tanzania and their mitigation, in C.J. Ebinger, H.K. Gupta, and I.O. Nyambok, eds., Seismology and related sciences in Africa, Tectonophysics, 209, 1992.

Ebinger, C., G. Karner, and J. Weissel, Mechanical strength of extended continental lithosphere: Examples from the Western rift, East Africa, Tectonics, 10, 1239-1256, 1991.

Asfaw, B., C. Ebinger, D. Harding, T. White & G. WoldeGabriel, Space-based imagery in paleoanthropological research: An Ethiopian application, National Geographic Research, 6, 418-434, 1990.


Ebinger, C., A. Deino, R. Drake, and A. Tesha, Chronology of volcanism and rift basin propagation, Rungwe province, East Africa, J. Geophys.Res., 94, 15,785-15,803, 1989.

Ebinger, C., T. Bechtel, D. Forsyth, & C. Bowin, Effective elastic plate thickness beneath the East African and Afar plateaux, and dynamic compensation of the uplifts, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 2883-2901, 1989.

Ebinger, C., Geometric and kinematic development of border faults and accommodation zones, Kivu-Rusizi rift, Africa, Tectonics, 8, 117-133, 1989.

Ebinger, C., Tectonic development of the western branch of the East African rift system, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., 101, 885-903, 1989.

Ebinger, C., and B. Tucholke, Marine geology of the Sohm basin, Canadian Atlantic margin, Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Bull., 72/12, 1450-1468, 1988.

Ebinger, C., B. Rosendahl, and D. Reynolds, Tectonic model of the Malawi rift, Africa, in Z. ben Avraham, ed., Sedimentary basins within the Dead Sea Rift and other rift zones, Tectonophysics, 141, 215-235, 1987.

Swift, S., C. Ebinger, and B. Tucholke, Seismic stratigraphic correlation across the New England seamounts, North Atlantic Ocean, Geology, 14, 346-349, 1986.

Ebinger, C., M. Crow, B. Rosendahl, D. Livingstone, and J. Le Fournier, Structural evolution of the Malawi rift, Africa, Nature, 308, 627-629, 1984.

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