Susan Kieffer

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Research Output

2018

Geology: The Bifocal Science

Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 2018, The Earth around us: Maintaining a Livable Planet. Taylor and Francis, p. 2-17 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Researching the Earth-and a Few of Its Neighbors

Kieffer, S. W., Aug 30 2017, In : Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 45, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2014

Flow of supersonic jets across flat plates: Implications for ground-level flow from volcanic blasts

Orescanin, M. M., Prisco, D., Austin, J. M. & Kieffer, S. W., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 119, 4, p. 2976-2987 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Io's theothermal (sulfur) - Lithosphere cycle inferred from sulfur solubility modeling of Pele's magma supply

Battaglia, S. M., Stewart, M. A. & Kieffer, S. W., Jun 2014, In : Icarus. 235, p. 123-129 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The deadly dynamics of landslides

Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 2014, American Scientist, 102, 4, p. 298-303 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

2011

Huang et al. reply

Huang, F., Chakraborty, P., Lundstrom, C. C., Holmden, C., Glessner, J. J. G., Kieffer, S. W. & Lesher, C. E., Apr 7 2011, In : Nature. 472, 7341, p. E2-E3

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Simulating irregular source geometries for ionian plumes

McDoniel, W. J., Goldstein, D. B., Varghese, P. L., Trafton, L. M., Buchta, D. A., Freund, J. & Kieffer, S. W., Oct 18 2011, 27th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics - 2010, RGD27. PART 1 ed. p. 1157-1162 6 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1333, no. PART 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2010

Climate change and the integrity of science

Sills, J., Gleick, P. H., Adams, R. M., Amasino, R. M., Anders, E., Anderson, D. J., Anderson, W. W., Anselin, L. E., Arroyo, M. K., Asfaw, B., Ayala, F. J., Bax, A., Bebbington, A. J., Bell, G., Bennett, M. V. L., Bennetzen, J. L., Berenbaum, M. R., Berlin, O. B., Bjorkman, P. J., Blackburn, E. & 236 others, Blamont, J. E., Botchan, M. R., Boyer, J. S., Boyle, E. A., Branton, D., Briggs, S. P., Briggs, W. R., Brill, W. J., Britten, R. J., Broecker, W. S., Brown, J. H., Brown, P. O., Brunger, A. T., Cairns, J., Canfield, D. E., Carpenter, S. R., Carrington, J. C., Cashmore, A. R., Castilla, J. C., Cazenave, A., Chapin, F. S., Ciechanover, A. J., Clapham, D. E., Clark, W. C., Clayton, R. N., Coe, M. D., Conwell, E. M., Cowling, E. B., Cowling, R. M., Cox, C. S., Croteau, R. B., Crothers, D. M., Crutzen, P. J., Daily, G. C., Dalrymple, G. B., Dangl, J. L., Darst, S. A., Davies, D. R., Davis, M. B., De Camilli, P. V., Dean, C., Defries, R. S., Deisenhofer, J., Delmer, D. P., Delong, E. F., Derosier, D. J., Diener, T. O., Dirzo, R., Dixon, J. E., Donoghue, M. J., Doolittle, R. F., Dunne, T., Ehrlich, P. R., Eisenstadt, S. N., Eisner, T., Emanuel, K. A., Englander, S. W., Ernst, W. G., Falkowski, P. G., Feher, G., Ferejohn, J. A., Fersht, A., Fischer, E. H., Fischer, R., Flannery, K. V., Frank, J., Frey, P. A., Fridovich, I., Frieden, C., Futuyma, D. J., Gardner, W. R., Garrett, C. J. R., Gilbert, W., Goldberg, R. B., Goodenough, W. H., Goodman, C. S., Goodman, M., Greengard, P., Hake, S., Hammel, G., Hanson, S., Harrison, S. C., Hart, S. R., Hartl, D. L., Haselkorn, R., Hawkes, K., Hayes, J. M., Hille, B., Hökfelt, T., House, J. S., Hout, M., Hunten, D. M., Izquierdo, I. A., Jagendorf, A. T., Janzen, D. H., Jeanloz, R., Jencks, C. S., Jury, W. A., Kaback, H. R., Kailath, T., Kay, P., Kay, S. A., Kennedy, D., Kerr, A., Kessler, R. C., Khush, G. S., Kieffer, S. W., Kirch, P. V., Kirk, K., Kivelson, M. G., Klinman, J. P., Klug, A., Knopoff, L., Kornberg, H., Kutzbach, J. E., Lagarias, J. C., Lambeck, K., Landy, A., Langmuir, C. H., Larkins, B. A., Pichon, X. T. L. E., Lenski, R. E., Leopold, E. B., Levin, S. A., Levitt, M., Likens, G. E., Lippincott-Schwartz, J., Lorand, L., Lovejoy, C. O., Lynch, M., Mabogunje, A. L., Malone, T. F., Manabe, S., Marcus, J., Massey, D. S., Mcwilliams, J. C., Medina, E., Melosh, H. J., Meltzer, D. J., Michener, C. D., Miles, E. L., Mooney, H. A., Moore, P. B., Morel, F. M. M., Mosley-Thompson, E. S., Moss, B., Munk, W. H., Myers, N., Nair, G. B., Nathans, J., Nester, E. W., Nicoll, R. A., Novick, R. P., O'Connell, J. F., Olsen, P. E., Opdyke, N. D., Oster, G. F., Ostrom, E., Pace, N. R., Paine, R. T., Palmiter, R. D., Pedlosky, J., Petsko, G. A., Pettengill, G. H., Philander, S. G., Piperno, D. R., Pollard, T. D., Price, P. B., Reichard, P. A., Reskin, B. F., Ricklefs, R. E., Rivest, R. L., Roberts, J. D., Romney, A. K., Rossmann, M. G., Russell, D. W., Rutter, W. J., Sabloff, J. A., Sagdeev, R. Z., Sahlins, M. D., Salmond, A., Sanes, J. R., Schekman, R., Schellnhuber, J., Schindler, D. W., Schmitt, J., Schneider, S. H., Schramm, V. L., Sederoff, R. R., Shatz, C. J., Sherman, F., Sidman, R. L., Sieh, K., Simons, E. L., Singer, B. H., Singer, M. F., Skyrms, B., Sleep, N. H., Smith, B. D., Snyder, S. H., Sokal, R. R., Spencer, C. S., Steitz, T. A., Strier, K. B., Südhof, T. C., Taylor, S. S., Terborgh, J., Thomas, D. H., Thompson, L. G., Tjian, R. T., Turner, M. G., Uyeda, S., Valentine, J. W., Valentine, J. S., Van Etten, J. L., Van Holde, K. E., Vaughan, M., Verba, S., Von Hippel, P. H., Wake, D. B., Walker, A., Walker, J. E., Watson, E. B., Watson, P. J., Weigel, D., Wessler, S. R., West-Eberhard, M. J., White, T. D., Wilson, W. J., Wolfenden, R. V., Wood, J. A., Woodwell, G. M., Wright, H. E., Wu, C., Wunsch, C. & Zoback, M. L., May 7 2010, In : Science. 328, 5979, p. 689-690 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Isotope fractionation in silicate melts by thermal diffusion

Huang, F., Chakraborty, P., Lundstrom, C. C., Holmden, C., Glessner, J. J. G., Kieffer, S. W. & Lesher, C. E., Mar 18 2010, In : Nature. 464, 7287, p. 396-400 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Risk management and the wisdom of Aldo Leopold

Warren, J. L. & Kieffer, S., Feb 1 2010, In : Risk Analysis. 30, 2, p. 165-174 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Unsteady high-pressure flow experiments with applications to explosive volcanic eruptions

Orescanin, M. M., Austin, J. M. & Kieffer, S. W., Jun 2010, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 115, 6, B06206.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2009

A redetermination of the ice/vapor ratio of Enceladus' plumes: Implications for sublimation and the lack of a liquid water reservoir

Kieffer, S. W., Lu, X., McFarquhar, G. & Wohletz, K. H., Sep 1 2009, In : Icarus. 203, 1, p. 238-241 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Megascale processes: Natural disasters and human behavior

Kieffer, S. W., Barton, P., Chesworth, W., Palmer, A. R., Reitan, P. & Zen, E. A., Jan 1 2009, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 453, p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermodynamics and mass transport in multicomponent, multiphase H 2O systems of planetary interest

Lu, X. & Kieffer, S. W., May 1 2009, In : Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences. 37, p. 449-477 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Volcanic mesocyclones

Chakraborty, P., Gioia, G. & Kieffer, S. W., Mar 26 2009, In : Nature. 458, 7237, p. 497-500 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

Planetary science: Enceladus - Oasis or ice ball?

Kieffer, S. & Jakosky, B. M., Jun 13 2008, In : Science. 320, 5882, p. 1432-1433 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2007

Celebrity meets science: Hollywood's environmentalism and its effect

Gajda, A. & Kieffer, S., Oct 1 2007, In : GSA Today. 17, 10, p. 44-45 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Open-ended shock tube flows: Influence of pressure ratio and diaphragm position

Haselbacher, A., Balachandar, S. & Kieffer, S. W., Aug 1 2007, In : AIAA journal. 45, 8, p. 1917-1929 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Unified model of tectonics and heat transport in a frigid Enceladus

Gioia, G., Chakraborty, P., Marshak, S. & Kieffer, S., Aug 21 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104, 34, p. 13578-13581 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006

A clathrate reservoir hypothesis for enceladus south polar plume

Kieffer, S. W., Lu, X., Bethke, C. M., Spencer, J. R., Marshak, S. & Navrotsky, A., Dec 15 2006, In : Science. 314, 5806, p. 1764-1766 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cassini observes the active south pole of enceladus

Porco, C. C., Helfenstein, P., Thomas, P. C., Ingersoll, A. P., Wisdom, J., West, R., Neukum, G., Denk, T., Wagner, R., Roatsch, T., Kieffer, S., Turtle, E., McEwen, A., Johnson, T. V., Rathbun, J., Veverka, J., Wilson, D., Perry, J., Spitale, J., Brahic, A. & 5 others, Burns, J. A., DelGenio, A. D., Dones, L., Murray, C. D. & Squyres, S., Mar 10 2006, In : Science. 311, 5766, p. 1393-1401 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact melt sheet formation on Mars and its implication for hydrothermal systems and exobiology

Pope, K. O., Kieffer, S. W. & Ames, D. E., Jul 1 2006, In : Icarus. 183, 1, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lava channel formation via the viscoplastic indentation of hot substrates

Gioia, G., Chakraborty, P. & Kieffer, S., Oct 1 2006, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 19, L19305.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The concepts of beauty and creativity: Earth science thinking

Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 2006, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 413, 413, p. 3-11 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volcán Reventador's unusual umbrella

Chakraborty, P., Gioia, G. & Kieffer, S., Mar 16 2006, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 33, 5, L05313.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Empirical and theoretical comparisons of the Chicxulub and Sudbury impact structures

Pope, K. O., Kieffer, S. W. & Ames, D. E., Jan 2004, In : Meteoritics and Planetary Science. 39, 1, p. 97-116 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2001

Io in the near infrared: Near-Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (NIMS) results from the Galileo flybys in 1999 and 2000

Lopes, R. M. C., Kamp, L. W., Douté, S., Smythe, W. D., Carlson, R. W., McEwen, A. S., Geissler, P. E., Kieffer, S. W., Leader, F. E., Davies, A. G., Barbinis, E., Mehlman, R., Segura, M., Shirley, J. & Soderblom, L. A., Dec 25 2001, In : Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 106, E12, p. 33053-33078 26 p., 2000JE001463.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000

A close-up look at Io from Galileo's near-infrared mapping spectrometer

Lopes-Gautier, R., Douté, S., Smythe, W. D., Kamp, L. W., Carlson, R. W., Davies, A. G., Leader, F. E., McEwen, A. S., Geissler, P. E., Kieffer, S. W., Keszthelyi, L., Barbinis, E., Mehlman, R., Segura, M., Shirley, J. & Soderblom, L. A., May 19 2000, In : Science. 288, 5469, p. 1201-1204 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prometheus: Io's wandering plume

Kieffer, S., Lopes-Gautier, R., McEwen, A., Smythe, W., Keszthelyi, L. & Carlson, R., May 19 2000, In : Science. 288, 5469, p. 1204-1208 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997

In situ observations of Old Faithful Geyser

Hutchinson, R. A., Westphal, J. A. & Kieffer, S. W., Oct 1997, In : Geology. 25, 10, p. 875-878 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995

Emplacement of Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary shocked quartz from Chicxulub crater

Alvarez, W., Claeys, P. & Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1995, In : Science. 269, 5226, p. 930-935 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Numerical models of caldera-scale volcanic eruptions on earth, venus, and mars

Kieffer, S., Sep 8 1995, In : Science. 269, 5229, p. 1385-1391 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1993

Estimate of pyroclastic flow velocities resulting from explosive decompression of lava domes

Fink, J. H. & Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1993, In : Nature. 363, 6430, p. 612-615 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact and volcanism: a momentum scaling law for erosion

Simonds, C. H. & Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1993, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 98, B8, p. 14,321-14,337

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1992

Effects of topography on facies and compositional zonation in caldera-related ignimbrites

Valentine, G. A., Wohletz, K. H. & Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1992, In : Geological Society of America Bulletin. 104, 2, p. 154-165 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1991

Hydraulics of the August 7, 1980, pyroclastic flow at Mount St. Helens, Washington

Levine, A. H. & Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1991, In : Geology. 19, 11, p. 1121-1124 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sources of unsteady column dynamics in pyroclastic flow eruptions

Valentine, G. A., Wohletz, K. H. & Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1991, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 96, B13, p. 21,887-21,892

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1990

Hydraulics and geomorphology of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon

Kieffer, S., Jan 1 1990, In : Unknown Journal. p. 333-383 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Triton's geyser-like plumes: Discovery and basic characterization

Soderblom, L. A., Kieffer, S. W., Becker, T. L., Brown, R. H., Cook, A. F., Hansen, C. J., Johnson, T. V., Kirk, R. L. & Shoemaker, E. M., Jan 1 1990, In : Science. 250, 4979, p. 410-415 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1989

Geologic nozzles

Kieffer, S. W., Feb 1989, In : Reviews of Geophysics. 27, 1, p. 3-38 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1988

Erosional furrows formed during the lateral blast at Mount St. Helens, May 18, 1980

Kieffer, S. W. & Sturtevant, B., Jan 1 1988, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 93, B12, p. 14,793-14,816

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1985

Heat capacity and entropy: systematic relations to lattice vibrations.

Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1985, In : Unknown Journal. p. 65-126 62 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

HEAT CAPACITY AND ENTROPY: SYSTEMATIC RELATIONS TO LATTICE VIBRATIONS.

Kieffer, S., Jan 1 1985, Reviews in Mineralogy. Mineralogical Soc of America, Vol. 14. p. 65-126 62 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microscopic to Macroscopic: Atomic Environments to Mineral Thermodynamics.

Kieffer, S. W. & Navrotsky, A., Jan 1 1985, Microscopic to Macroscopic: Atomic Environments to Mineral Thermodynamics.. Reviews in Mineralogy (Min. Soc. America Vol. 14), p. x + 428p

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Scientific perspective.

Kieffer, S. & Navrotsky, A., Jan 1 1985, In : Unknown Journal. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

SCIENTIFIC PERSPECTIVE.

Kieffer, S. W. & Navrotsky, A., Jan 1 1985, Reviews in Mineralogy. Mineralogical Soc of America, Vol. 14. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1984

Factors governing the structure of volcanic jets.

Kieffer, S. W., Jan 1 1984, In : Unknown Journal. p. 143-157 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laboratory studies of volcanic jets.

Kieffer, S. W. & Sturtevant, B., Jan 1 1984, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 89, B10, p. 8253-8268 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle