Mutter, J.C., The confounding socio-economics consequences of natural disaster shocks. in Elliott D. Sclar, Nicole Volavka-Close, The Urban Transformation: Opportunities for Health, Shelter and Adapting to Climate Change, forthcoming.

Mutter, John C., Sonali Deraniyagala, Valentina Mara, Svetla Marinova, Welfare effects of natural disasters in developing countries: an examination using multi-dimensional socio-economic indicators. Fall AGU Meeting 2011. 

Canales, J.P., H. Carton2, S.M. Carbotte2, J.C. Mutter2, M.R. Nedimović3, 2, M. Xu4, O. Aghaei3, M. Marjanović2, K. Newman2, Off-axis crustal magma plumbing at the East Pacific Rise from three-dimensional seismic reflection images, Nature Geosciences in press

Carbotte, S.M. , J.P. Canales, M.R. Nedimović, H. Carton, J.C. Mutter.  Insights into mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal and magmatic processes from recent seismic studies at the EPR 8°20’-10°10’N and Endeavour Segments, Special issue of Oceanography Magazine on RIDGE Integrated Study Sites, forthcoming.

Canales, J.P, H. Carton, J.C. Mutter, A. Harding, S.M. Carbotte, and M.R. Nedimovic, Recent Advances in Multichannel Seismic Imaging for Academic Research in Deep Oceanic Environments, Special issue of Oceanography Magazine on RIDGE Integrated Study Sites, forthcoming.


Pfirman, S., L. Berry, M. Fletcher, M. Hempel, D .Hornbach, P .Martin, B. Morehouse, John C. Mutter, T. Rikakis, R Southard, M. Steen-Adams, and C. Waggett,  Interdisciplinary Hiring and Career Development:  Guidance for Individuals and Institutions, National Council for Science and the Environment.  2010.

Mutter, J.C., R. Fishman, S. Hsiang, and, J. Anttila-Hughes, Meeting the challenges of sustainable development: A crucial role for the Geosciences.  EOS Transactions American Geophysical Union, submitted Sept. 2010.

King, Elizabeth and J. C. Mutter, VIOLENT CONFLICT AND NATURAL DISASTERS: SIMILAR OUTCOMES, CONVERGING CAUSES, AND LESSONS FROM HAITI (JPR-10-0229) Journal of Peace research submitted Sept 2010

Opinion for Nature Magazine on the 5th anniversary of Katrina

Disasters widen the rich–poor gap, John Mutter1

Nature Volume 466, Page 104,  Published online  25 August 2010

Recent Abstracts of papers presented at Fall AGU 2010:

Mutter, J C, Carton, H D, Marjanovic, M Carbotte, S M, Canales, J, and Nedimovic, M R Eruption-related changes in magma chamber structure at 9° 50’ N on the EPR from coincident reflection images, 1985 and 2008

Carton, H D, Carbotte, S M, Mutter, J C, Canales, J, Nedimovic, M R, Aghaei, O, Marjanovic, M and Newman, K R, : Three-dimensional seismic reflection images of axial melt lens and seismic layer 2A between 9°42’N and 9°57’N on the East Pacific Rise

Han S, Carbotte, S M, Carton, H D, Newman, K R, Mutter J. C., Canales, J and Nedimovic, M R. Upper Crustal Structure above Off-axis Magma Lenses at RIDGE-2000 East Pacific Rise Integrated Study Site from 3D Multichannel Seismic Reflection Data,
Marjanovic, M, Carbotte, S M, Carton, H D, Mutter, J C, Nedimovic, M R, Canales, J Axial magma chamber segmentation along the East Pacific Rise from Clipperton to Siqieros Fracture Zone

Xu, M, Canales, J, Carton, H D, Carbotte, S M, Nedimovic, M R and Mutter, J C, 3D multi-channel seismic imaging of melt-rich lenses beneath and off the East Pacific Rise Integrated Study Site

Canales, J, Carton, H D, Xu, M, Nedimovic, M R, Carbotte, S M and Mutter, J C, Evidence From Three-Dimensional Seismic Reflection Images for Crustal Magma Bodies off the East Pacific Rise

Aghaei, O, Nedimovic, M R, Canales, J, Carton, H D, Carbotte, S M, and Mutter, J C, Relationship between ridge segmentation and Moho transition zone structure from 3D multichannel seismic data collected over the fast-spreading East Pacific Rise at 9°50’N

Other publications

John C.Mutter,  Climate Change Ethics: Is there such a thing?  The Center for the Study of Science and Religion Newsletter Issue 7  Spring 2010

John C. Mutter, 2010 Should Science Dictate Rebuilding? Move Port-au-Prince? Maybe. San Francisco and New Orleans? Never. EARTH Vol. 55 (No. 5), p. 86; Invited commentary.  On-line version (shorter) is at

Mutter, John C. and Kye Mesa Barnard, 2010, Climate Change, Evolution of Disasters and Inequality, Chapter in Humphries, s, ed., Climate Change and Human Rights, Cambridge University Press, pp 272-296.

Mutter, John C, Carbotte, S M, Nedimovic,,M, Canales J, and Carton, H D,  Seismic Imaging in Three Dimensions on the East Pacific Rise, Eos, Vol. 90, No. 42, 20 October 2009.

Mutter, John C. and Elisabeth King, Natural disasters and armed conflict: emerging similarities, common drivers.  Manuscript in preparation for Conflict, Security & Development

Mutter, John C., R. Garfield, N. Mock, and J. Landry; Estimating deceased victim totals from hurricane Katrina. AMS 2008 annual meeting extended abstract.

Holthaus, E and J. C Mutter; The social justice of weather: tropical cyclones and poverty.  AMS 2008 annual meeting extended abstract.

Mutter, John C, S and K, M. Barnard; Climate Change, Human Security and Human Rights; in preparation for Environmental Research Letters.

Mutter, John C, The Preconditions of Disaster: Premonitions of Tragedy. in Social Research: An International Quarterly of the Social Sciences 75:3 (Fall 2008) 691-724.

Mutter, John C., 2005, The Earth Sciences, human well-being and the reduction of global poverty; Feature article Eos Transactions, April 19  mutter-eos.pdf

John C. Mutter J. C. and G. Moore, 2005, Opportunities for 3-D Seismic Reflection in Geoscience Research EOS, TRANSACTIONS AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION, VOL. 86, NO. 49, P. 509,

Jacqueline S. Floyd, John C. Mutter, William Menke and A. Lerner-Lam; Active Source 3-D Tomographic Imaging of the Woodlark Rift from Land and Marine Seismic Stations. GCubed, in revision for re-submission.

Bell, R., J. Laird, S. Pfirman, J.  Mutter, R. Balstad, and M. Cane, 2005. An experiment in institutional transformation: The NSF ADVANCE program for women at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Oceanography, 18(1).

Bell, R., Kastens, K, Miller, R., Cane, M, Mutter, J, and Pfirman, S,  2003 Righting the Balance, Gender Diversity in the Geosciences,   EOS Transactions, 84, 31, August 2003.

Floyd, J.S., M. Tolstoy, J.C. Mutter, C. Scholz 2002.  Seismotectonics of Mid-Ocean  Ridge Propagation in Hess Deep.  Science, 289, 5599, 2002.

Correa, G.J.,  M. Spiegelman, S. Carbotte,  J.C. Mutter, 2002.  Centered and Staggered fourier

derivatives and Hlibert transforms:  Geophysics, Short Note2002

Floyd, J., J.C. Mutter, A.M. Goodliff, B. Taylor, 2001.  Evidence for Fault Weakness and Fluid Flow Within an Actuve Low-Angle Normal Fault. Nature, Vol. 411, p. 779-783.

Mutter, J.C., and A. Lerner-Lam, 2000 edition in prep., Seismology: Imaging the Earth’s Interior, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.

Takahashi, T., D. Goldberg, J. Mutter, 2000.  Secure, Long-Term Sequestration of CO2 In Deep Saline Aquifers Associated With Oceanic and Continental Basaltic Rocks. Proceedings of the SRI International Symposium “Deep Sea & CO2 2000”, February 1-2, 2000.  The Ship Research Institute, Mika, Japan. Session 4, 7 printed pages, 1415 Kbytes.

Mutter, J.C., The Snovian Disjuncture and the State of the Planet, The Columbia Earth Institute: Earth Matters, Pages 66-68, Winter 1999-2000.

Ponce-Correa, G., J.C. Mutter, S. Carbotte, 1999.  Fresnel Zone:  A Pitfall in Seismic Imaging of Mid-Ocean Ride Magma Lenses, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 26, No. 19, Pages 3021-3024.

Carbotte, S., C.Z. Mutter, J. C. Mutter, G. Ponce-Correa, 1998.  Influence of Magma Supply and Spreading Rate on Crustal Magma Bodies and Emplacement of the Extrusive Layer: Insights from the East Pacific Rise at Lat. 16˚N, Geology, Vol. 26, n.5, p. 455-458.

Ponce-Correa, G., J.C. Mutter, 1997.  A Free Boundary Condition for the Elastic Wave Equation in the Pseudospectral Method. SEG Annual Meeting, Expanded Abstracts, p. 1480-1484.

Carbotte, S.M., J.C. Mutter, L. Xu, 1997.  Contribution of Tectonism and Volcanism to Axial and Flank Morphology of the Southern EPR from a Study of Layer 2A Geometry, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 102, pp. 10, 165-10, 184.

Carbotte, S., C.Z. Mutter, J.C. Mutter, M. Spiegelman, G. Correa, M. McNutt, V. Bhat, R. Cruz-Orozco, 1996.  Influence of spreading rate and magma supply on crustal magma bodies:  Results from a Recent Seismic Study of the Shallow East Pacific Rise North of the Orozco Transform Fault, Ridge Events, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 1-4.

Hussenoeder, S.A., J.A. Collins, G.M. Kent, R.S. Detrick and the TERA Group – A.J. Harding, J.A. Orcutt, J.C. Mutter and P. Buhl, 1996.  Seismic Analysis of the Axial Magma Chamber Reflector along the Southern East Pacific Rise from Conventional Reflection Profiling, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 101, No. B10, p. 22, 087-22,105.

Barth, G.A. and J.C. Mutter, 1996. Variability in Oceanic Crustal Thickness and Structure:  Multichannel Seismic Reflection Results from the Northern East Pacific Rise, J. Geophys. Res., Vol 101, No. B8, p. 17, 951-17,975.

Mutter, J.C., C.Z. Mutter, J. Fang, 1996.  Analogies to Oceanic Behaviour in the Continental Breakup of the Western Woodlark Basin, Nature, Vol. 380, p. 333-336.

Mutter, J.C., 1995. Hot, Fat and Falling Apart?, Nature, Vol. 374, p. 499-500.

Mutter, J.C., S.M.Carbotte, W. Su, L. Xu, P. Buhl, R.S. Detrick, G.M. Kent, J.A. Orcutt and A.J. Harding, 1995.  Seismic Images of Active Magma Systems beneath the East Pacific Rise between 17˚05′ and 17˚35’S, Science, Vol. 268, p. 391-395.

Caress, D.W., M. McNutt, R.S. Detrick and J.C. Mutter, 1995.  Seismic Imaging of Hotspot-Related Crustal Underplating beneath the Marquesas Islands, Nature, Vol. 373, p. 600-603.

Mutter, J.C., 1995.  Evolution of Ocean Basins, The Encyclopedia of Earth Sciences, Macmillan Publishing Company.

Su, W., C.Z. Mutter, J.C. Mutter, and W.R. Buck, 1994.  Some Theoretical Predictions on the Relationships among Spreading Rate, Mantle Temperature, and Crustal Thickness, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 99, No. B2, p. 3215-3227.

Mutter, J.C., and A. Lerner-Lam, 1994.  Seismology: Imaging the Earth’s Interior, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology.

McGinnis, J. P., D. E. Hayes, J. C. Mutter, P.Buhl, and J. B. Diebold, 1994.  Fracture Zone Control on Continental Margin Development, Multichannel Seismic Survey along the Southern Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Journal, v. 28, #5.

Kent, G.M., A.J. Harding, J.A. Orcutt, R.S. Detrick, J.C. Mutter, and P. Buhl, 1993.  Uniform Accretion of Oceanic Crust South of the Garrett Transform at 14°15’S on the East Pacific Rise, J. Geophys. Res., 99, B5, p. 9097-9116.

Mutter, J.C., 1993.  MARGINS:  Toward a Novel Science Plan, EOS Transactions, Amer. Geophysical Union, Vol. 74, No. 48, p. 570-572.

Mutter, J.C., 1993.  Margins declassified, Nature, Vol. 364, p. 393-394.

Detrick, R.S., A.J. Harding, G.M. Kent, J.A. Orcutt, J.C. Mutter and P. Buhl, 1993.  Seismic Structure of the Southern East Pacific Rise, Science, Vol. 259, p. 499-503.

Morris, E., R.S. Detrick, T.A. Minshull, J.C. Mutter, R.S. White, W. Su, and P. Buhl, 1993.  Seismic Structure of Oceanic Crust in the western North Atlantic, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 98, No.B8, p. 13,879-13,903.

Mutter, C.Z. and J.C. Mutter, 1993.  Variations in Thickness of Layer 3 Dominate Oceanic Crustal Structure, Earth and Planetary Sci. Lett., Vol. 117, p. 295-317.

Mutter, J.C. and Detrick, 1992/3.  New Seismic Images of the Oceanic Crust, Oceanus,  Vol. 35 (4), p. 54-62.

Mutter, J.C. 1992.  Seismic Imaging of Seafloor Spreading, Science, Vol. 258, p. 1442-1443.

Mutter, J.C. and J. A. Karson. 1992.  Structural Processes at Slow-Spreading Ridges, Science, Vol. 257, p. 627-634.

Hopper, J.H., J.C. Mutter, R.L. Larson and the Northwest Australia Study Group, 1992. Magnetism and Rift Margin Evolution:  Evidence from Northwest Australia, Geology, Vol. 20, p. 853-857.

Minshull, T.A., R.S. White, J.C. Mutter, P. Buhl, R.S. Detrick, C.A. Williams, and E. Morris, 1991.  Crustal Structure at the Blake Spur Fracture Zone from Expanding Spread Profiles, Journal of Geophys. Res.,Vol. 96, No. B6, p. 9955-9984.

Madsen, J.A., R.S. Detrick, J.C. Mutter, P. Buhl, and J.A. Orcutt, 1991.  A Two-and Three-dimensional Analysis of Gravity Anomalies associated with the East Pacific Rise at 9°23’N and 13°23’N, Jour. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 95, p. 4967-4987.

Lorenzo, J., J.C. Mutter, R.L. Larson, and the N.W. Australia Study Group, 1991.Development of the Continent-Ocean Transform Boundary of the Southern Exmouth Plateau, Geology, Vol. 19, p. 843-846.

Barth, G., J.C. Mutter, and J. Madsen, 1991.  Sub-Moho Events beneath the Axis of the EPR: Possible Images of Mantle Structure, Geology, Vol. 19, p. 994-996.

Mutter, J.C., 1990.  MARGINS:  A New Conceptual Approach to Continental Margin Research, EOS, Vol. 71, No. 18, p. 679-688.

Detrick, R.S., J.C. Mutter, P. Buhl and I.I. Kim, 1990.  No Evidence from Multichannel Reflection Data for a Crustal Magma Chamber in the MARK area on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Nature, Vol. 47, No. 6288, p. 61-64.

White, R.S., R.S. Detrick, J.C. Mutter, P. Buhl, T.A. Minshull, E. Morris, 1990. New Seismic Images of Oceanic Crustal Structure, Geology, Vol. 18, p. 462-465.

Vera, E.E., J.C. Mutter, P. Buhl, J.A. Orcutt, J. Harding, M.E. Kappus, R.S. Detrick and T.M. Brocher, 1990.  The Structure of 0- to 0.2 m.y.-old Oceanic Crust at 9°23’N on the East Pacific Rise from Expanded Spread Profiles, Jour. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 95, B10, p. 15529-15556.

Zehnder, C. M., J.C. Mutter and P. Buhl, 1990.  Deep Seismic and Geochemical Constraints on the Nature of Rift Induced Magmatism during Breakup of the N. Atlantic, Tectonophysics, Vol. 173, p. 545-565.

Mutter, J.C., and B. Wernicke, 1989.  Comments on Rifting and Passive Margin Evolution in Light of some Recent Studies, in MARGINS: A Research Initiative for Interdisciplinary Studies of Processes Attending Lithospheric Extension and Convergence, p. 208-229, National Academy Press, Irvine, CA.

Harding, A.J., J. Orcutt, M.E. Kappus, E.E. Vera, J.C. Mutter, P. Buhl, R. Detrick, and T.M. Brocher, 1989.  Structure of Young Oceanic Crust at 13°23’N on the East Pacific Rise from Expanded Spread Profiles, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 94 No. B9, p. 12,163-12,196.

Mithal, R. and J.C. Mutter, 1989.  A Low Velocity Zone within the Layer 3 Region of 118 Myr-old Oceanic Crust in the western North Atlantic, Geophysical Journal, Vol. 97, p. 275-294.

Mutter, J.C., R.L. Larson and N.W. Australia Study Group, 1989.  Extension of the Exmouth Plateau: Deep Seismic Reflection/Refraction Evidence for Simple and Pure Shear Mechanisms, Geology, Vol. 17, p. 15-18.

Mutter, J.C. and C.M. Zehnder, 1988.  Deep Crustal Structure and Magmatic Processes:  The inception of Seafloor Spreading in the Norwegian-Greenland Sea, in Morton, A.C., and L.M. Parson, Eds., Early Tertiary Volcanism and the Opening of the NE Atlantic, Geological Society Special Publication, No. 39, p. 35-48.

McCarthy, J., J.C. Mutter, J.L. Morton, N.H. Sleep, and G.A. Thompson, 1988.  Relic Magma Chamber Structures preserved within the Mesozoic North Atlantic Crust?, Bull. Geol. Soc. Amer., Vol. 100, p. 1423-1436

Mutter, J.C., R.W. Buck and C.M. Zehnder, 1988.  Convective Partial Melting I:  A Model for the Formation of Thick Basaltic Sequences during the Initiation of Spreading, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 93 (B2), p. 1031-1048.

Diebold, J.B., P.L. Stoffa and The LASE Study Group, 1988.  A Large Aperture Seismic Experiment in the Baltimore Canyon Trough.  In:  Sheridan, R.E. and Grow, J.S., Eds., The Geology of North America, Volume I-2, The Atlantic Continental Margin: U.S., Geological Society of America, p. 387-398.

Hegarty, K.A., Weissel, J.K., and Mutter, J.C., 1988.  Subsidence History of Australian Southern Margin: Constraints on Basin Evolution, Amer. Assoc. of Petrol. Geol. Bull., Vol.72 (5), p. 615-633.

Vera, E. and J.C. Mutter, 1988.  Crustal Structure in the ROSE Area of the East Pacific Rise from Inversion of Digitally Recorded Sonobuoys and Expanded Spread Profiles, J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 93 (B6), p. 6635-6648.

Mutter, J.C., G.A. Barth, P. Buhl, R.S. Detrick, J. Orcutt and A. Harding, 1988.  Magma Distribution across Ridge-Axis Discontinuities on the East Pacific Rise from Multichannel Seismic Images, Nature, Vol. 336, No. 9195, p. 156-158.

Lorenzo, J.M., and J.C. Mutter, 1988. Seismic Stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution of the Falkland/ Malvinas Plateau, Revista Brasileira de Geociencias, 18(2), p. 191-200.

Hinz, K., J.C., Mutter, C.M. Zehnder and the NGT Study Group, 1987.  Symmetric Conjugation of Continent-Ocean Boundary Structures along the Norwegian and East Greenland Margins, Marine & Petrol. Geol., Vol.4 (3), p. 165-187.

Detrick, R.S., P. Buhl, E. Vera, J. Mutter, J. Orcutt, J. Madsen and T. Brocher, 1987.  Multi-channel Seismic Imaging of a Crustal Magma Chamber along the East Pacific Rise, Nature, Vol. 326, No. 6108, p. 35-41.

Eldholm, O. and J.C. Mutter, 1986.  Basin Structure on the Norwegian Margin from Analysis of digitally recorded sonobuoys, J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 91, No. B3, p. 3763-3783.

LASE Study Group, 1986.  Deep Structure of the U.S. East Coast Passive Margin from the Large Aperture Seismic Experiment (LASE), Marine and Petrol. Geol., Vol. 3, p. 235-242.

Mutter, J.C., 1986.  Seismic Images of Plate Boundaries, Scientific American, February, 1986,  p. 66-75.

Mutter, J.C. and R. Newmark, 1986.  Seismic Response of Detailed Structure in Deep Sea Drilling Project Hole 504-B:  Synthetic Seismograms in the Domain of Intercept Time and Ray Parameter, Initial Rpts. of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, Vol. XCII, Washington, D.C.

Mutter, J.C. and NAT Study Group, 1985.  Multichannel Seismic Images of the Oceanic Crust’s Internal Structure:  Evidence for a Magma Chamber beneath the Mesozoic Mid-Atlantic Ridge,  Geology, Vol. 13, p. 629-632.

Mutter, J.C., K.A. Hegarty, S.C. Cande and J.K. Weissel, 1985.  Breakup between Australia and Antarctica:  A Brief Review in the Light of New Data, Tectonophys., Vol. 114, p. 255-279.

Mutter, J.C., 1985.  Seaward Dipping Reflectors and the Continent-Ocean Boundary at Passive Continental Margins, Proceedings of 1983 IUGG Conf., Tectonophys., Vol. 114, p. 117-131.

North Atlantic Transect Study Group, 1985.  North Atlantic Transect: A Wide Aperture, Two-Ship Multichannel Seismic Investigation of the Oceanic Crust, J. of Geophys. Res., Vol. 90, No. B12, p. 10,321-10,341.

Mutter, J.C., 1984.  Cenozoic and Late Mesozoic Stratigraphy, Structure and Subsidence History of the Norwegian Margin, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., Vol. 95, p. 1135-1149.

Mutter J.C., R. Detrick, and the NAT Study Group, 1984.  Multichannel Seismic Evidence for Anomalously Thin Crust at the Blake Spur Fracture Zone, Geology, Vol. 12, p. 534-537.

Mutter, J.C., M. Talwani and P.L. Stoffa, 1984.  Evidence for a Thick Oceanic Crust Adjacent to the Norwegian Margin, J. Geophys. Res. 89 (B1), p. 483-502.

Talwani, M., J.C. Mutter, P.L. Stoffa and O. Eldholm, 1984.  Comments on a paper by Smythe et al., entitled, Early Opening History of the North Atlantic, I. Structure and Origin of the Faeroe-Shetland Escarpment, Geophys. J.R. astr. Soc.

Mutter, J.C., 1983.  Structure within Oceanic Crust off the Norwegian Margin, in Bally, A.W., Ed., Seismic Expression of Structural Styles, Am. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Studies in Geology Series #15, Vol. 2, p. 2.2.3-36 to 2.2.3-38.

Mutter, J.C. and S.C. Cande, 1983. The Early Opening between Broken Ridge and Kerguelen Plateau, Earth and Planet Sci. Lett., Vol. 65, p. 369-376.

Talwani, M., J.C. Mutter and K. Hinz, 1983. Ocean Continent Boundary under the Norwegian Continental Margin, in Bott, M.H.P., Saxov, S., Talwani, M., and Thiede, J., Eds., Structure and Development of the Scotland-Greenland  Ridge:  New Methods and Concepts, Plenum Press, New York, New York, p. 121-132.

Cande, S.C. and J.C. Mutter, 1982. A Revised Interpretation of Seafloor Spreading Magnetic Anomalies between Australia and Antarctica, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 58,  p.151-160.

Coleman, P.K., J.C. Mutter and P. Michael, 1982. Dredged Rocks from the Naturaliste Plateau: Implications for its Origin, J. of Geol. Soc. Aust., Vol. 29, p. 457-468.

Mutter, J.C., M. Talwani and P.L. Stoffa, 1982.  Origin of Seaward-Dipping Reflectors in Oceanic Crust off the Norwegian Margin by “Sub-Aerial Seafloor Spreading”, Geology, Vol. 10,  p.353-357.

Falvey, D.A. and J.C. Mutter, 1981. Regional Plate Tectonics and the Evolution of Australia’s Passive Continental Margins, the Post-Breakup Evolution, BMR J. Aust. Geol. and Geophysics, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1-29.

Nicholls, I.A., J. Ferguson, H. Jones, G.P. Marks and J.C. Mutter, 1981. Ultramafic Blocks from the Ocean Floor Southwest of Australia, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 56, p. 362-374.

Talwani, M., J.C. Mutter and O. Eldholm, 1981.  The Initiation of Opening of the Norwegian Sea, Oceanologica Acta, No. SP, p. 23-30.

Johnson, R.W., J.C. Mutter and R. Arculus, 1979.  Origin of the Willaumez-Manus Rise, Papua New Guinea, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 44, p. 247-260

Larson, R.L., J.C. Mutter, J.B. Diebold, G.B. Carpenter and P. Symonds, 1979.  Cuvier Basin:  A Product of Ocean Crust Formation by Early Cretaceous Rifting off Western Australia, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 45, p. 105-114.

Talwani, M., J.C. Mutter, R.E. Houtz and M. Konig, 1979.  The Crustal Structure and Evolution of the Area Underlying the Magnetic Quiet Zone on the Margin South of Australia, in Watkins, J.S., Montadert, L. and Dickerson, P.W., Eds.,  Geological and Geophysical Investigations of Continental Margins, Am. Assoc. Petrol. Geol., Memoir 29, p. 151-176.

Jongsma, D. and J.C. Mutter, 1978.  Non-Axial Breaching of a Rift Valley:  Evidence from Lord Howe Rise and the Eastern Margin of Australia, Earth and Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 39, p. 226-234.

Mutter, J.C. and D. Jongsma, 1978.  The Pattern of the Pre-Tasman Sea Rift System and the Geometry of Breakup, Bull. Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys., Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 70-75.

Mutter, J.C. and G. Karner, 1978.  Cretaceous Taphrogeny in the Coral Sea, Bull. Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys., Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 82-87.

Mutter, J.C. and G. Karner, 1978.  The Evolution of the Continental Margin off Northeast Australia- a review, in Henderson, R.A., Ed., Geophysics of Northeastern Australia, Geol. Soc. Aust., Brisbane, p. 47-69.

Talwani, M., J.C. Mutter, R.E. Houtz and M. Konig, 1978.  The Margin South of Australia – Continental Margin Paleorift, in Ramberg, I.B. and Newmann, E.R., Eds., Tectonics and Geophysics of  Continental Rifts, Reidel Publishing Co., p. 203-219.

Mutter, J.C., 1977.  The Margin South of Australia and the Problems of Initial Rifting, BMR J. Aust. Geol. and Geophys. (abstract), Vol. 2, No. 3.

Mutter, J.C., 1977.  The Queensland Plateau, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust. Bulletin, p. 179.

Mutter, 1976.  The Relation Between Basin Evolution and Marginal Plateau Subsidence in the Coral Sea, in Glasby and Katz, Eds, Committee for Coordination of Joint Prospecting for Mineral Resources in the South Pacific Offshore Areas (CCOP/SOPAC), Tech Bull. No.2.

Mutter, J.C., 1975.  Basin Evolution and Marginal Plateau Subsidence in the Coral Sea, Bull. Aust. Soc. Explor. Geophys. Vol. 6, No. 2/3.

Mutter, J.C., 1975.  CCOP/SOPAC and IDOE International Scientific Workshop on the Geology, Mineral Resources and Geophysics of the South Pacific, notes compiled in preparation for workshop discussions, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust., p. 142.

Mutter, J.C., 1975.  Magnetometer Shore Stations for the Continental Margin Survey, 1970-73, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust. Rec., p. 116.

Mutter, J.C., 1975.  A Structural Analysis of the Gulf of Papua and Northwest Coral Sea, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust. Report, p. 179.

Mutter, J.C., 1974.  Geophysical Results from the Coral Sea: Continental Margins Survey Report, Bur. Mineral Resources Aust. Rec., p. 116.

Mutter, J.C., 1973.  Aspects of the Structure and Tectonic History of the Continental Margin of Northern Queensland, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust. Rec., p. 107.

Mutter, J.C., 1972.  Marine Geophysical Survey of the Bismarck Sea and Gulf of Papua, 1970.  A Structural Analysis of the Gulf of Papua and Northwest Coral Sea Region, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust. Rec., p. 134.

Mutter, J.C., 1972.  A Recent Geophysical Reconnaissance of the Gulf of Papua and Northwest Coral Sea, Bur. Miner. Res. Aust. Rec., p. 122.

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