Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Madrigal, P., Gazel, E., Flores, K.E., Jicha, B., Bizimis, M., 2016. Record of Massive Upwellings from the Pacific Large Low Shear Velocity Province. Nature Communications 7, 13309. https://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13309 [Published on 2016/11/8]


Martin, C., Flores, K.E., Harlow, G.E., 2016. Boron isotopes discrimination for subduction-related serpentinites. Geology 44(11), 899-902. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G38102.1 [Published on 2016/8/2]


Harlow, G.E., Flores, K.E., Marschall, H.R, 2016. Fluid-mediated mass transfer from a paleosubduction channel to its mantle wedge: Evidence from jadeitite and related rocks from the Guatemala Suture Zone. Lithos 258-259, 15-36 [invited review article]. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2016.04.010 [Published on 2016/4/11]


Madrigal, P., Gazel, E., Denyer,P., Smith, I., Jicha, B., Flores, K.E., Coleman, D., Snow, J., 2015. A melt-focusing zone in the lithospheric mantle preserved in the Santa Elena Ophiolite, Costa Rica. Lithos 230, 198-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2015.04.015 [Published on 2015/4/30]


Flores, K.E., Skora, S., Martin, C., Harlow, G.E., Rodríguez, D., Baumgartner, P.O., 2015. Metamorphic history of riebeckite- and aegirine-augite-bearing high-pressure–low-temperature blocks within the Siuna Serpentinite Mélange, northeastern Nicaragua. Int. Geol. Rev. 57 (5-8), 943-977. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00206814.2015.1027747 [Published on 2015/4/1]


Flores, K.E., Martens, U.C., Harlow, G.E., Brueckner, H.K., Pearson, N.J., 2013. Jadeitite formed during subduction: In situ zircon geochronology constraints from two different tectonic events within the Guatemala Suture Zone. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 371-372, 67-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.015


Nadeau, P.A., Flores, K.E., Ustunisik, G., Zirakparvar, N.A., Grcevich, J., Pagnotta, A., Sessa, J.A., Kinzler, R.J., Macdonald, M., Mathez, E.A., Mac Low, M-M., 2013. Pilot program for teaching Earth Science in New York. EOS 94(23), 205-206. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013EO230001


Buchs, D.M., Pilet, S., Baumgartner, P.O., Cosca, M., Flores, K.E., Bandini, A.N., 2013. Low-volume intraplate volcanism in the Early/Middle Jurassic Pacific basin documented by accreted sequences in Costa Rica. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 14(5), 1552-1568. https://doi.org/10.1002/ggge.20084


Verard, C., Flores, K., Stampfli, G., 2012. Geodynamic reconstructions of the South America˗ Antarctica plate system. J. Geodyn. 53, 43-60. 

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jog.2011.07.007


Harlow, G.E., Flores, K., 2011. Jadeite jade: Origin, Sources, Varieties and Exploration. Proceedings of International Symposium on Jade, 13-22.


Buchs, D.M., Baumgartner, P.O., Baumgartner-Mora, C., Flores, K., Bandini, A.N., 2011. Upper Cretaceous to Miocene tectonostratigraphy of the Azuero area (Panama) and the discontinuous accretion and subduction erosion along the Middle American margin. Tectonophysics 512, 31-46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2011.09.010


Bandini, A.N., Baumgartner, P. O., Flores, K., Dumitrica, P., Hochard, C., Stampfli, G.M, Jackett, S-J., 2011b. Aalenian to Cenomanian Radiolaria of the Bermeja Complex (Puerto Rico) and Pacific origin of radiolarites on the Caribbean Plate. Swiss J Geosci 104, 347-408. DOI: 10.1007/s00015-011-0072-2


Bandini, A.N., Baumgartner, P. O., Flores, K., Dumitrica, P., Jackett, S-J., 2011a. Early Jurassic to Early Late Cretaceous radiolarians from the Santa Rosa accretionary complex (Northwestern Costa Rica). Ofioliti 36(1), 1-35. doi: 10.4454/OFIOLITI.V36.I1.1


Baumgartner, P. O., Flores, K., Bandini, A. N., Girault, F., Cruz, D., 2008. Late Triassic to Cretaceous Radiolaria from Nicaragua and Northern Costa Rica -The Mesquito Oceanic terrane. Ofioliti, 33(1): 1-19.


Bandini, A. N., Flores, K., Baumgartner, P. O., Jackett, S-J. & Denyer, P., 2008. Late Cretaceous and Paleogene Radiolaria from Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica: a tectonostratigraphic application. Stratigraphy, 5(1): 3-21.


Flores, K., Denyer, P., 2005. Mapa geológico de la hoja Berrugate. Rev. Geol. América Central 32, Colección de mapas geológicos (7). 


Denyer, P., Montero, W., Flores, K., 2005. Mapa geológico de la hoja Golfo. Rev. Geol. América Central 32, Colección de mapas geológicos (6).


Denyer, P., Montero, W., Flores, K., 2005.  Apuntes sobre la geología de las hojas Golfo y Berrugate, Costa Rica. Rev. Geol. América Central, 32, 99-108.


Flores, K., Denyer, P. & Aguilar, T., 2003c. Mapa geológico de la hoja Abangares. Rev. Geol. América Central, 29, Colección de mapas geológicos (4).


Flores, K., Denyer, P., Aguilar, T., 2003b. Geología y estratigrafía de la hoja Abangares, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Rev. Geol. América Central 29, 127-136.


Flores, K., Denyer, P., Aguilar, T., 2003a. Nueva propuesta estratigráfica: Geología de las hojas Matambú y Talolinga, Guanacaste, Costa Rica. Rev. Geol. América Central, 28, 131-138.


Denyer, P., Flores, K., 2003. Mapa geológico de la hoja Talolinga. Rev. Geol. América Central, 28, Colección de mapas geológicos (2).


Flores, K., Denyer, P., 2003. Mapa geológico de la hoja Matambú. Rev. Geol. América Central 28, Colección de mapas geológicos (1).

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