Publications and awards


Lauer, R.M., Saffer, D.M., and Kitajima, H., 2019, Permeability and consolidation behavior of sediments subducting at the Japan Trench: Implications for physical properties in the high slip region of the 2011 Tohuko-Oki earthquake, in prep.

Cahill, A., Beckie, R., Ladd, B., Sandl, E., Goetz, M., Chao, J., Soares, J., Manning, C., Chopra, C., Finke, N., Hawthorne, I., Black, A.,  Mayer, U., Crowe, S., Cary, T., Lauer, R., Mayer, B., Allen, A., Kirste,D.,  and L. Welch, 2019, Advancing knowledge of gas migration and fugitive gas from energy wells in NE British Columbia, Canada, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 9:2, 134-151.

Lauer, R.M., Fisher, A.T., and Winslow, D., 2018, Three-dimensional models of hydrothermal circulation through a seamount network on fast-spreading crust, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 501, 138-151.

Antriasian, A., Harris, R.N.,  Tréhu, A.M., Henrys, S.A., Phrampus, B.J., Lauer, R.M., Gorman, A.R., Pecher, I.A., and Barker, D., 2018, Thermal Regime of the Northern Hikurangi Margin, Geophysical Journal International, 216 (2), 1177-1190.

Lauer, R.M., Saffer, D.M., and Harris, R., 2017, Links between clay dehydration and earthquakes along the Costa Rican subduction margin, Geophysical Research Letters, 44 (15), 7725-7732.

Harris, R., Wallace, L., Webb, S., Ito, Y., Mochizuki , K., Ichihara , H., Henry, S., Tréhu, A., Schwartz, S., Sheehan, A., Lauer, R., Saffer, D., 2016. Recent Offshore Investigations Study Shallow Slow Slip at the Hikurangi Margin, New Zealand. Eos, Vol. 97, 2016 March, 

Lauer, R.M., and Saffer, D.M., 2015, The impact of splay faults on fluid flow, solute transport and pore pressure distribution in subduction zones: A case study offshore the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 16(4): 1089-1104.

Valdez, R.D., Lauer, R.M., Ikari, M., Kitajima, H., Saffer, D.M., 2015, Data report: Permeability and Porosity of sediments from the frontal prism in the Japan Trench, IODP Site C0019. In Chester, F.M., Mori, J., Eguchi, N., Toczko, S., and the Expedition 343/343T Scientists, Proc. IODP, 343/343T: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.) doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.343343T.201.2014

Lauer, R.M., and Saffer, D.M., 2012, Fluid Budgets of Subduction Zone Forearcs: The Contribution of Splay Faults, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 39., doi:10.1029/2012GL052182.

Kopf A, Saffer DM, Davis E, Hammerschmidt S, Labonte A, Meldrum R, Heesemann M, Toczko S, Lauer, R., Heeseman, M., Macdonald, R., Kido, Wheat G, Jannasch H, Araki E, Kitada K, Kimura T, Edwards K, Orcutt B., 2011, The SmartPlug and GeniusPlug: Simple retrievable observatory systems for NanTroSEIZE borehole monitoring. In Kopf, A., Araki, E., Toczko, S., & the Expedition 332 Scientists. Proc. IODP. Vol 332: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi: 10.2204/iodp.proc.332.105.2011.

Anderson, W.P. Jr, Lauer, R.M., 2008, The role of overwash in the evolution of mixing zone morphology within barrier islands, Hydrogeology Journal, 16:1483-1495, doi:10.1007/s10040-008-0340-z.


Award for Team Teaching, Faculty of Science

Recognizes excellence of teams of two or more who have developed and contributed to team-taught courses.

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