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[17.] Keller, E., Alessio, P., Anderson, S., Goto, E., Gurrola, L. Gray, S., Morell, K.D., (2019), in press, Applications in Geomorphology, Geomorphology.

[16.] Finley, T.*, Morell, K.D., Leonard, L. Regalla, C., Johnston, S.T., and Zhang, W.*, (2019), Oroclinal bending in the Cascadia forearc, and its relation to concave-outboard plate margin geometry, Geology, vol. 47, no 2, p. 155-158, doi: 10.1130/G45473.1. LINK

[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, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 45, no. 21,  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

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Morel, D.*, Morell, K.D., Keller, E., and Rittenour, T., Quaternary chronology and rock uplift recorded by marine terraces, Gaviota Coast, Santa Barbara County, CA, USA

Morell, K.D., Fisher, D.M., and Bangs, N., Plio-Quaternary outer forearc deformation and mass balance of the southern Costa Rica convergent margin