List of publications  (Veröffentlichungsliste)


Papers not listed in the ISI-Index are marked by an asterisk (*).

Total number of ISI-indexed papers published or in press: 85.


Arbeiten, die nicht im ISI-Index geführt werden, sind mit einem Stern (*) versehen.

Gesamtzahl der ISI-indizierten Publikationen: 85.


[104] Christensen, U.R., Wicht, J., Models of magnetic field generation in partly stable planetary cores: Applications to Mercury and Saturn, submitted to Icarus, 2007.

[103] Wicht, J., Mandea, M., Takahashi, F., Christensen, U.R., Matsushima, M., Langlais, B., Mercury’s internal magnetic field, submitted to Space Sci. Rev., 2007.

[102] Buffett, B.A., Christensen, U.R., Magnetic and viscous coupling at the core-mantle boundary: Inferences from observations of Earth’s nutation, Geophys. J. Int., in press, 2007.

[101] Schrinner, M., Rädler, K.-H., Schmitt, D., Rheinhardt, M., Christensen, U.R., Mean-field-view on rotating magnetoconvection and the geodynamo, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn., 101, 81-116, 2007.

[100*] Christensen, U.R., Wicht, J., Numerical dynamo simulations, in: G. Schubert (editor-in-chief), Treatise on Geophysics, Vol. 8, Elsevier (Amsterdam), in press.

[99] Amit, H., Olson, P., Christensen, U., Tests of core flow imaging method with numerical dynamos, Geophys.J.Int., 168, 27-39, 2007.

[98*] Christensen, U.R., Aubert, J., Olson, P., Convection-driven planetary dynamos, in: Kupka, F., Roxburgh, I.W., Chan, K.L. (eds.), Convection in astrophysics, Proceedings IAU symposium No. 239, 188 – 196, 2007.

[97*] Ribe, N.M., Davaille A., Christensen, U.R., Fluid dynamics of mantle plumes, in : Ritter, J.R.R., Christensen, U.R. (eds), Mantle plumes – a multi-disciplinary approach, Springer, New York, pp. 1-48, 2007.

[96] Christensen, U.R., A deep dynamo generating Mercury’s magnetic field, Nature, 444, 1056-1058, 2006.

[95*] Russell, C.T., Capaccioni, F., Coradini, A., Christensen, U., De Sanctis, M.C., Feldman, W.C., Jaumann, R., Keller, H.U., Konopliv, A.S., McCord, T.B., McFadden, L.A., McSween, H.Y., Mottola, S., Neukum, G., Pieters, C.M., Prettyman, T.H., Raymond, C.A., Smith, D.E., Sykes, M.V., Williams, B.G., Wise, J., Zuber, M.T., Dawn discovery mission to Vesta and Ceres: present status, Adv. Space Res., 38, 2043-2048, 2006.

[94] Olson, P., Christensen, U.R., Dipole moment scaling for convection-driven planetary dynamos, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 250, 561-571, 2006.

[93] Wüllner, U., Christensen, U.R., Jordan, M., Joint geodynamical and seismic modeling of the Eifel plume, Geophys. J. Int., 165, 357-372, 2006.

[92] Christensen, U.R., Aubert, J., Scaling properties of convection-driven dynamos in rotating spherical shells and applications to planetary magnetic fields, Geophys. J. Int., 166, 97-114, 2006.

[91] Manglik, A., Christensen, U., Effect of lithospheric root on decompression melting in plume-lithosphere interaction models, Geophys. J. Int., 164, 259-270, 2006.

[90*] Schrinner, M., Rädler, K.-H., Schmitt, D., Reinhardt, M., Christensen, U., Mean-field view on geodynamo models, Magnetohydrodynamics, 42, 111-122, 2006.

[89] Schrinner, M., Rädler, K.-H., Schmitt, D., Reinhardt, M., Christensen, U., Mean-field view on rotating magnetoconvection and a geodynamo model, Astron. Nachr., 326, 245-249, 2005.

[88] Kutzner, C., Christensen, U.R., Simulated geomagnetic reversals and preferred VGP paths, Geophys. J. Int., 157, 1105-1118, 2004 

[87] Christensen, U.R., Tilgner, A., Power requirement of the geodynamo from ohmic losses in numerical and laboratory dynamos, Nature, 429, 169-171, 2004

[86] Russell, C.T., Coradini, A., Christensen, U., De Sanctis, M.C., Feldman, W.C., Jaumann, R., Keller, H.U., Konopliv, A.S., McCord, T.B., McFadden, L.A., McSween, H.Y., Mottola, S., Neukum, G., Pieters, C.M., Prettyman, T.H., Raymond, C.A., Smith, D.E., Sykes, M.V., Williams, B.G., Wise, J., Zuber, M.T., Dawn: a journey in space and time, Planet. Space Sci., 52, 341-365, 2004.

[85] Auth, C., Bercovici, D., Christensen, U.R., Two-dimensional convection with a self-lubricating, simple-damage rheology, Geophys. J. Int., 154, 783-800, 2003.

[84] Christensen, U.R., Olson, P., Secular variation in numerical geodynamo models with lateral variations of boundary heat flow, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 138, 39-54, 2003.

[83] Olson, P., Christensen, U.R., Time average magnetic fields in numerical dynamos with heterogeneous boundary heat flow,  Geophys. J. Int., 151, 809-823, 2002.

[82] Christensen, U., Zonal flow driven by strongly supercritical convection in rotating spherical shells, J. Fluid Mech., 470, 115-133, 2002.

[81] Kutzner, C., Christensen, U.R., From stable dipolar towards reversing numerical dynamos, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 131, 29-45, 2002.

[80*] Christensen, U., Book review: Mantle convection in the earth and planets, by G. Schubert, D.L. Turcotte and P. Olson, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn., 96, 173-174, 2002.

[79] Christensen, U., Aubert, J., Cardin, P., Dormy, E., Gibbons, S., Glatzmaier, G.A., Grote, E., Honkura, Y., Jones, C., Kono, M., Matsushima, M., Sakuraba, A., Takahashi, F., Tilgner, A., Wicht, J., Zhang, K., A numerical dynamo benchmark, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 128, 25-34, 2001.       

[78] Christensen, U.R., Geodynamic models of deep subduction, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 127, 25-34, 2001.

[77] Christensen, U.R., Zonal flow driven by deep convection in the major planets, Geophys. Res. Lett., 28, 2553-2556, 2001.

[76] Albers, M., Christensen, U., Channeling of plume flow beneath mid-oceanic ridges, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 187, 207-220. 2001.

[75] Laudenbach, N., Christensen, U.R., An optical method for measuring temperature in laboratory models of mantle plumes, Geophys. J. Int., 145, 528-534, 2001.

[74] Ritter, J.R.R., Jordan, M., Christensen, U., Achauer, U., A mantle plume beneath the Eifel volcanic field, Germany, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 186, 7-14, 2001.

[73*] Christensen, U., Book review: Dynamic earth: plates plumes and mantle convection, by G.F. Davies, Am. J. Phys., 69, 1, 2001.

[72] Sunder-Plaßmann, T., Christensen, U., A test of approximations for modeling convection with temperature-dependent viscosity, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 120, 103-110, 2000.

[71] Cserepes, L., Christensen, U., Ribe, N., Geoid-to-topography of the Hawaiian swell from a dynamical model of plume-lithosphere interaction, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 178, 29-78, 2000.

[70] Rau, S., Christensen, U., Jackson, A., Wicht, J.,  Core flow inversion tested with numerical dynamo models, Geophys. J. Int., 141, 485-497, 2000.

[69] Kutzner, C., Christensen, U., Effects of driving mechanisms in geodynamo models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 29-32, 2000.

[68*] Ritter, J.R.R., Achauer, U., Christensen, U.R. and the Eifel Plume Team, The teleseismic tomography experiment in the Eifel region, Central Europe: design and first results, Seism. Res. Lett., 71, 437-441, 2000.

[67] Ribe, N., Christensen, U., The dynamical origin of Hawaiian volcanism, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 171, 517-531, 1999.

[66] Christensen, U., Olson, P., Glatzmaier, G.A., Numerical modeling of the geodynamo: A systematic parameter study, Geophys. J. Int., 138, 393-409, 1999.

[65] Olson, P., Christensen, U., Glatzmaier, G.A., Numerical modeling of the geodynamo: mechanisms of field generation and equilibration, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 10383-10404, 1999.

[64] Claßen, S., Heimpel, M., Christensen, U., Blob instability in rotating compo-sitional convection, Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 135-138, 1999.

[63*] Christensen, U., Stand der Dynamotheorie zur Entstehung des Erdmagnet-feldes, Mitt. Gauss Gesell., 36, 3-8, 1999.

[62] Christensen, U., Olson, P., Glatzmaier, G.A., A dynamo model interpretation of geomagnetic field structures, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 1565-1568, 1998.

[61] Christensen, U., Dynamic phase boundary topography by latent heat effects, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 154, 295-306, 1998.

[61] Christensen, U., Fixed hotspots gone with the wind, Nature, 391, 739-740. (N&V section), 1998.

[60*] Ritter, J.R.R., Christensen, U.R., Achauer, U., Bahr, K., Weber, M., Search for a mantle plume under Central Europe, EOS Trans AGU (article), 79, 420, 1998.

[59*] Ritter, J.R.R., Christensen, U.R., Achauer, U., Die Suche nach dem Eifel-Plume, Spektrum der Wissenschaften, Ausg. September 1998, 16-22, 1998.

[58] Manglik, A., Christensen, U., Mantle plumes, convection, and decompression melting, Current Science, 73, 1078-1083, 1997.

[57] Christensen, U., The influence of chemical buoyancy on the dynamics of slabs in the transition zone, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 22,435-22,443, 1997.

[56] van Keken, P., King, S.D., Schmeling, H., Christensen, U., Neumeister, D., Doin, M.-P., A comparison of methods for the modeling of thermochemical convection, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 22,477-22,496, 1997.

[55] Manglik, A., Christensen, U., Effects of mantle depletion buoyancy on plume flow and melting beneath a stationary plate, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 5019-5028, 1997.

[54] Doin, M.-P., Fleitout, L., Christensen, U., Mantle convection and stability of depleted and undepleted continental lithosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 2771-2787, 1997.

[53*] Sobolev, S., Babeyko, A.Y., Christensen, U., Granet, M., Temperature and dynamics of the upper mantle beneath the French Massif Central, in: K. Fuchs (ed.),  Upper mantle heterogeneities from active and passive seismology, pp. 269-275, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.

[52] Albers, M., Christensen, U., The excess temperature of plumes rising from the core mantle boundary, Geophys. Res. Lett., 23, 3567-3570, 1996.

[51] Christensen, U., The influence of trench migration on slab penetration into the lower mantle,  Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 140, 27-39, 1996.

[50] Harder, H., Christensen, U., A one-plume model of martian mantle convection, Nature, 380, 507-509, 1996.

[49] Ribe, N.M., Christensen, U., Theissing, J., The dynamics of plume-ridge inter-action 1: Ridge-centered plumes, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 134, 155-168, 1995.

[48] Christensen, U., Effects of phase transitions on mantle convection, Annu. Rev. Earth Planet. Sci., 23, 65-87, 1995.

[47] Busse, F.H., Christensen, U., Clever, R., Cserepes, L., Gable, C., Giannandrea, E., Guillou, L., Houseman, G., Nataf, H.-C., Ogawa, M., Parmentier, M., Sotin, C., Travis, B., 3D convection at infinite Prandtl number in Cartesian geometry – A benchmark comparison, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn., 75, 39-59, 1994.

[46] Christensen, U., Hofmann, A.W., Segregation of subducted oceanic crust in the convecting mantle, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 19,867-19,884, 1994.

[45] Ribe, N.M., Christensen, U., Three-dimensional modelling of plume - lithosphere interaction, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 669-682, 1994.

[44] Zhang, S., Christensen, U., Geoid anomalies from Cenozoic subduction in semi-dynamical flow models including phase boundaries, Geophys. Res. Lett., 20, 2383-2386, 1993.

[43] Zhang, S., Christensen, U., Some effects of lateral viscosity variations on geoid and surface velocities induced by density anomalies in the mantle, Geophys. J. Int., 114, 531-547, 1993.

[42] Giannandrea, E., Christensen, U., Variable viscosity convection experiments with stress free upper boundary and implications for the heat transport in the Earth's mantle, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 78, 139-152, 1993.

[41] Christensen, U., Mantle convection - a natural mineral filter, Nature, 361, 303-304. (N&V section), 1993.

[40] Arndt, N.T., Christensen, U., The role of lithospheric mantle in continental flood volcanism: thermal and geochemical constraints, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 10967-10981, 1992.

[39] Christensen, U., An Eulerian technique for thermomechanical modeling of lithospheric extension, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 2015-2036, 1992.

[38] Weinstein, S., Christensen, U., Convection planforms in a fluid with a tempe-rature-dependent viscosity beneath a stress-free upper boundary, Geophys. Res. Lett., 18, 2035-2038, 1991.

[37] Christensen, U., The influence of phase transitions and chemical heterogeneity on mantle convection, Eclogae geol. Helv., 84, 317-326, 1991.

[36] Moriceau, C., Christensen, U., Fleitout, L., Geoid and topography associated with hot-spot swells: negligible contribution from deep currents, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 103, 395-410, 1991.

[35] Christensen, U., Harder, H., Three-dimensional convection with variable viscosity, Geophys. J. Int., 104, 213-226, 1991.

[34] Cserepes, L., Christensen, U., Three-dimensional convection under drifting plates, Geophys. Res. Lett., 17, 1497-1500, 1990.

[33] Christensen, U., Reply to comment by G. Davies on 'Mixing by time-dependent mantle convection', Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 98, 408-410, 1990.

[32] Christensen, U., Mixing by time-dependent convection, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 95, 382-394, 1989.

[31] Blankenbach, B., Busse, F.H., Christensen, U., Cserepes, L., Gunkel, D., Hansen, U., Harder, H., Jarvis, G., Koch, M., Marquart, G., Moore, D., Olson, P., Schmeling, H., Schnaubelt, T., A benchmark comparison for mantle convection codes, Geophys. J. Int., 98, 23-28, 1989.

[30] Christensen, U., Modes of mantle convection: one or several layers, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. London, A 328, 417-424, 1989.

[29] Christensen, U., The heat transport of convection rolls at high Rayleigh num-bers, Geophys. Astrophys. Fluid Dyn., 46, 93-103, 1989.

[28] Christensen, U., Yuen, D.A., Time-dependent convection with non-Newtonian rheology, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 814-820, 1989.

[27*] Christensen, U., Mantle rheology, constitution, and convection, in: W.R. Peltier (ed.), Convection in the Earth's Mantle, Gordon & Breach, New York, pp. 595-655, 1989.

[26*] Christensen, U., The energy budget of the Earth, in: D.E. James (ed.), Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophyscis, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, pp. 373-378, 1989..

[25*] Christensen, U., Mantle convection with active chemical heterogeneities, in: S.R. Hart, L. Gülen (eds.), Crust/Mantle recycling at convergence zones, Kluwer, Dortrecht, pp. 183-190, 1989.

[24] Christensen, U., Is subducted lithosphere trapped at the 670-km discontinuity?, Nature, 336, 462-463, 1988.

[23] Christensen, U., Yuen, D.A., On the aspect ratio of Rayleigh-Benard convection rolls, Geophys. Res. Lett., 15, 597-600, 1988.

[22*] Büchel, G., Christensen, U., Jacoby, W., Ritzert, M., Wolters, B. Gravimetrische Untersuchungen im Bereich des Kehlberger Hochs (Hocheifel), Mainzer Geowiss. Mitteilungen, 17, 377-387, 1988.

[21] Christensen, U., Some geodynamic effects of anisotropic viscosity, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 91, 711-736, 1987.

[20] Christensen, U., Time-dependent convection in elongated Rayleigh-Benard cells, Geophys. Res. Lett., 14, 220-223, 1987.

[19] Olson, P., Christensen, U., Solitary wave propagation in a fluid conduit within a viscous matrix, J. Geophys. Res., 91, 6367-6374, 1986.

[18] Quareni, F., Yuen, D.A., Sewell, G., Christensen, U., High Rayleigh number convection with strongly variable viscosity: a comparison between mean-field and two-dimensional solutions, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 12633-12644, 1985.

[17] Christensen, U., Mantle phase transitions and postglacial rebound, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 11312-11318, 1985.

[16] Christensen, U., Yuen, D.A., Layered convection induced by phase transitions, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 10291-10300, 1985.

[15] Christensen, U., Viscosity-velocity correlation in convection cells with non-uniform viscosity, J. Geophys., 57, 72-75, 1985.

[14] Christensen, U., Thermal evolution models for the Earth, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 2995-3008, 1985.

[13] Christensen, U., Heat transport by variable viscosity convection II: Pressure influence, non-Newtonian rheology and decaying heat sources, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 37, 183-205, 1985.

[12] Christensen, U., Heat transport by variable viscosity convection and implications for the Earth's thermal evolution, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 35, 264-282, 1984.

[11] Christensen, U., Yuen, D.A., The interaction of a subducting lithospheric slab with a chemical or phase boundary, J. Geophys. Res., 89, 4389-4402, 1984.

[10] Christensen, U., Instability of a hot boundary layer and initiation of thermo-chemical plumes, Ann. Geophysicae, 2 , 311-320, 1984.

[9] Christensen, U., Convection with pressure and temperature-dependent non-Newtonian rheology, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 77, 343-384, 1984.

[8*] Christensen, U., Large-scale mantle dynamics and the 670-km discontinuity, Terra Cognita , 4, 59-66, 1984.

[7] Christensen, U., Comments on 'On the thermal state of the mantle' by A.C. Fowler, J. Geophys., 53, 201-202, 1983.

[6] Christensen, U., Convection in a variable viscosity fluid: Newtonian versus power-law rheology, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 64, 153-162, 1983.

[5] Christensen, U., A numerical model of coupled subcontinental and oceanic convection, Tectonophys., 95, 1-23, 1983.

[4] Christensen, U., Phase boundaries in finite amplitude mantle convection, Geophys. J. R. astr. Soc., 68, 487-497, 1982.

[3] Christensen, U., Numerical experiments on convection in a chemically layered mantle, J. Geophys., 49, 82-84, 1981.

[2*] Kopitzke, U., Numerical simulation of mantle convection, in: Davies, P.A., Runcorn, S.K. (eds.), Mechanisms of continental drift and plate tectonics, Academic Press, London, pp. 289-294, 1980.

[1] Kopitzke, U., Finite element convection models: comparison of shallow and deep mantle convection, and temperatures in the mantle, J. Geophys., 46, 97-121, 1979.