• Anderson, M., Norris-Julseth, C., Rubin, K., Haase, K., Hannington, M., Baxter, A., and Stewart, M. (2021). Geologic and Structural Evolution of the NE Lau Basin, Tonga: Morphotectonic Analysis and Classification of Structures Using Shallow Seismicity. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9:665185, doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.665185.[This article was published as OPEN ACCESS with support from SOI]. 

  • 2019

  • Chadwick, Jr., W., Rubin, K., Merle, S., Bobbitt, A., Kwasnitschka, T., and R. Embley. (2019). Recent Eruptions Between 2012 and 2018 Discovered at West Mata Submarine Volcano (NE Lau Basin, SW Pacific) and Characterized by New Ship, AUV, and ROV Data. Front. in Mar. Sci. 6:495, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00495.

  • Walker, S., Baker, E., Lupton, J., and J. Resing. (2019). Patterns of Fine Ash Dispersal Related to Volcanic Activity at West Mata Volcano, NE Lau Basin. Front. Mar. Sci., 6:593, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2019.00593.


  • 2018

  • 30 day Preliminary Cruise Report: Underwater Fire

  • Embley, R., and Rubin, K. (2018). Extensive young silicic volcanism produces large deep submarine lava flows in the NE Lau Basin. Bulletin of Volcanology, 80:36, pp23, doi: 10.1007/s00445-018-1211-7.

  • Final Cruise Report: Underwater Fire: studying the submarine volcanoes of Tonga