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[15.] Morell, K. D., Regalla, C., Amos, C., Bennett, S., Leonard, L., Graham, A, Reedy, T., Levson, V., and Telka, A., (2018), Holocene surface rupture history of an active forearc fault redefines seismic hazard in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, in press, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2018gl078711. LINK 

[14.] Boggs, K.J.E.,  Aster, R.C., Audet, P. , G. Brunet, Clowes, R.M., de Groot-Hedlin, C.D., Donovan, E., Eaton, D.W., Elliott, J., Freymueller, J.T., Hedlin, M.A.H., Hyndman, R.D., James, T., Kushner, P.J., Morell, K.D., Rowe, C.D., Schutt, D.L., Sideris, M.G., Ulmi, M., Vernon, F.L. and West, N. (2018)  EON-ROSE and the Canadian Cordillera Array - Building Bridges to Span Earth System Science in Canada, Geoscience Canada, v. 45, no. 2. LINK

[13.] Li, G., Liu, Y., Regalla, C. and Morell, K. D., (2018) Seismicity relocation and fault structure near the Leech River Fault Zone, southern Vancouver Island, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, v. 123, doi: 10.1002/2017JB015021. LINK

[12.] Morell, K. D., Sandiford, M., Kohn, B., Codilean, A., Folup, R.-H., and Ahmad, T., (2017) Current strain accumulation in the hinterland of the northwest Himalaya constrained by landscape analyses, basin-wide denudation rates, and low temperature thermochronology, Tectonophysics, v. 721, no. 28doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.09.007. LINK

[11.] Morell, K. D., Regalla, C., Leonard, L., Amos, C., and Levson, V., (2017) Quaternary rupture of a crustal fault beneath Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, GSA Today, v. 27, no. 3. LINK

[10.] Morell, K. D., (2016) Seamount, ridge and transform subduction in southern Central America, Tectonics, v. 35, no. 2, doi: 10.1002/2015TC003950, LINK.

[9.] Rajendran, C. P., Sanwal, J., Morell, K. D., Sandiford, M., Kotlia, B., and Rajendran, K., (2016) Stalagmite growth pertubations from the Kumaun Himalaya as potential earthquake recorders, Journal of Seismology, doi: 10.1007/s10950-015-9545-5. LINK

[8.] Rooney, T., Morell, K. D., Hidalgo, P. J., and Franceschi, P., (2015) Magmatic consequences of the transition from orthogonal to oblique subduction in Panama, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 16, p. 4178–420, doi: 10.1002/2015GC006150. LINK

[7.] Morell, K. D., (2015) Late Miocene to Recent plate tectonic history of the southern Central America convergent margin, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 16, no. 10, doi: 10.1002/2015GC005971. LINK

[6.] Morell, K. D., Sandiford, M., Rajendran, C. P., Rajendran, K., Alimanovic, A., Fink, D., and Sanwal, J., (2015) Geomorphology reveals active décollement geometry in the central Himalayan seismic gap, Lithosphere, v. 7, no. 3, doi:10.1130/L407.1. LINK

[5.] Morell, K. D., Gardner, T. W., Fisher, D. M., Idleman, B., and Zellner, H., (2013) Active thrusting, landscape evolution and late Pleistocene sector collapse of Barú Volcano above the Cocos-Nazca slab tear, southern Central America, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 125, no. 7-8, doi: 10.1130/B30771.1. LINK

[4.] Gardner, T. W., Fisher, D. M., Morell, K. D., and Cupper, M., (2013) Upper-plate deformation in response to flat slab subduction inboard of the aseismic Cocos Ridge, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, Lithosphere, v. 5., no. 3, doi:10.1130/L251.1. LINK

[3.] Morell, K. D., Kirby, E., Fisher, D. M., and van Soest, M., (2012) Geomorphic and exhumational response of the Central American Volcanic Arc to Cocos Ridge subduction, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, v. 117,  B04409, doi:10.1029/2011JB008969. LINK

[2.] Morell, K. D., Fisher, D. M., Gardner, T. W., La Femina, P., Davidson, D., and Teletzke, A., (2011) Quaternary outer forearc deformation and uplift inboard of the Panama Triple Junction, Burica Peninsula, Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth, v. 116, B05402, doi:10.1029/2010JB007979. LINK

[1.] Morell, K. D., Fisher, D. M., and Gardner, T. W., (2008) Inner Forearc Response to subduction of the Panama Fracture Zone, southern Central America, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 265, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.09.039. LINK

Manuscripts in review or submitted

Finley, T., Morell, K.D., Leonard, L. Regalla, C., Johnston, S.T., and Zhang, W., in review, Oroclinal bending in the Cascadia forearc, and its relation to concave-outboard plate margin geometry.