Refereed Publications

  • Takeo, A.,D.W. Forsyth, D.S. Weeraratne, and K. Nishida, Estimation of azimuthal anisotropy in the NW Pacific from seismic ambient noise in seafloor records, Geophys. J. Int., 199 (1): 11-22 doi:10.1093/gji/ggu240, 2014.

  • Booth,C.M., D.W. Forsyth and D. S. Weeraratne, Upper mantle Q structure beneath old seafloor in the western Pacific Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth Volume 119, Issue 4, April 2014, pp. 3448–3461,DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010589, 2014.

  • Shintaku, N., D.W. Forsyth, C.J. Hajewski and D.S. Weeraratne, Pn anisotropy in Mesozoic western Pacific lithosphere Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Volume 119, Issue 4, April 2014, pp. 3050–3063, DOI: 10.1002/2013JB010534, 2014.

  • Hanna, A. and D.S. Weeraratne, Surface wave velocity structure of the western Himalayan syntaxis,Geophys. Journal Int., September, Vol. 194, Issue 3, pp. 1866-1877, 2013.

  • Sherman, B.L., H.F. Wilson, D. Weeraratne, and B. Militzer, Ab initio simulations of hot dense methane during shock experiments, Phys. Rev. B 86, 224113, 2012.

  • Adam A., A. A. Nyblade, D. S. Weeraratne, Upper Mantle Shear Velocity Beneath the East African Plateau, Geophys. J. International, GRI-11-0338, 2012.

  • Harmon, N, Forsyth, D W, Weeraratne, D S, Yang, Y, Webb, S C., Mantle heterogeneity and off axis volcanism on young Pacific seafloor, EPSL, 311, 306-315, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.09.038, 2011.

  • Pyle, M., D. Wiens, D.S. Weeraratne, P J. Shore, H. Shiobara, and H. Sugioka, Shear velocitystructure of the Mariana mantle wedge from Rayleigh wave phase velocities, J. of Geophys. Research, 115, B11, Dec., 2010.

  • Harmon, N., D. W. Forsyth, and D. S. Weeraratne, Thickening of Young Pacific Lithosphere From High-Resolution Rayleigh Wave Tomography: A Test of the Conductive Cooling Model , Earth and Planet. Science Lett., 278, 96-106, July 2009

  • Olson, P., D. S. Weeraratne, Experiments on metal-silicate plumes and core formation, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 366, 4253-4271, doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.1094, 2008. pdf

  • Weeraratne, D. S., D. W. Forsyth, Y. Yang, and S. C. Webb, Rayleigh wave tomography beneath intraplate volcanic ridges in the South Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 112, B06303, doi:10.1029/2006JB004403, 2007. pdf

  • Yang,Y, D.W.Forsyth, D. S. Weeraratne, Seismic attenuation near the East Pacific Rise and the origin of the low-velocity zone, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.03.040, 2007. pdf

  • Chen, C.W., S.Rondenay, D. S. Weeraratne, and D. B. Snyder, New constraints on the upper mantle structure of the Slave craton from Rayleigh wave inversion, GGeophys. Res. Lett., 34, L10301, doi:10.1029/2007/GL029535, 2007. pdf

  • Weeraratne, D. S., U. Manners, and K. M. Fischer, A. Meltzer, Vertical variations in seismic anisotropy beneath the Nanga Parbat-Haramosh Massif, submitted to EPSL, 2007.

  • Weeraratne, D. S., D. W. Forsyth, K. M. Fischer, A. A. Nyblade, Evidence for an upper mantle plume beneath the Tanzanian craton from Rayleigh wave tomography, J. Geophys. Res.,108,2427,doi:10.1029/2002JB002273,2003. pdf

  • Manga, M., D. Weeraratne, and S. J. Morris, Boundary-layer thickness and instabilities in Benard convection of a fluid with variable viscosity, Physics of Fluids 13, No. 3, 802-805, 2001. pdf

  • Manga, M. and D. Weeraratne, Experimental study of non-Boussinesq Rayleigh Benard convection at high Rayleigh and Prandtl numbers, Physics of Fluids 11, No. 10, 2969-2976, 1999. pdf

  • Weeraratne, D. and M. Manga, Transitions in the style of mantle convection at high Rayleigh numbers, Earth and Planetary Science Lett., 160, 563-568, 1998. pdf