Publication list


Gerya, T.V., Dacenko, V.M., Zablotsky, K.A., Kornev, T.Ya., Lepezin, G.G., Nozhkin, A.D., Popov, N.V., Reverdatto, V.V., Shvedenkov, G.Yu. (1986) Precambrian crystalline complexes of Yenisey range. Excursion guide (eds. Reverdatto V.V., Khlestov V.V.), Novosybirsk, Institute of Geology and Geophysics Press. 118 pp (in Russian).

Gerya T.V. (2010) Introduction to Numerical Geodynamic Modelling. Cambridge University Press, 345 pp.

Peer-reviewed papers


Lepezin, G.G., Nozhkin, A.D., Gerya, T.V. (1986) Thermodynamic parameters of metamorphism of Kanskaya formation (Yenisey range). Geologiya I Geofizika, 9, 11-19 (in Russian).


Gerya, T.V., Nozhkin, A.D. (1988) The behavior of REE during charnockitization. In: REE in magmatic rocks (Ed. Bobrov V.A) Novosybirsk. Institute of Geology and Geophysics Press, 16-32 (in Russian).


Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., Nozhkin, A.D. (1989) Granulites of Kanskiy complex, Yenisey range: petrology and mineralogy. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 3, 3-15 (in Russian).

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1989) The shift of Archean geotherm, written by mineral equilibria in granulites of Angaro-Kanskiy block. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 6, 3-12 (in Russian).

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. Nozhkin, A.D. (1989) Petrology and retrogression in granulites of the Kanskiy Formation, Yenisey Range, Eastern Siberia. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 7, 599-617.

Nozhkin, A.D., Malishev, V.I., Sumin, L.V., Ostapenko, E.I., Gerya, T.V. (1989) Geochronological study of metamorphic complexes of SW part of Siberian platform. Geologiya I Geophysika, 1, 26-33 (in Russian).


Berdnikov, N.V. Tomilenko, A.A., Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., Koshemchuk, S.K., Hozhkin, A.D. (1990) The fluid regime of evolution of granulites of Angaro-Kanskiy block: fluid inclusions and chemistry of fluid phase. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 4, 27-40 (in Russian).

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L. (1990) The thermodynamic regime of evolution of granulites of Angaro-Kanskiy block: fluid inclusions and chemistry of fluid phase. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 6, 35-49 (in Russian).


Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., (1991) Thermodynamic mixing parameters for (Fe,Mg,Zn)(Al,Cr)2O4 spinel deduced from phase equilibria. Geochemistry International. 5, 31-37.

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., (1991) Spinel equilibria as geothermometers and geobarometers. Geochemistry International, 10, 60-67.

Gerya, T.V. (1991) The method of physicochemical modeling of metamorphic reactions by using mass-balance condition. In: Studies in Physicochemical Mineralogy, Moscow, Nauka Press, 16, 112-127 (in Russian).


Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1992) The fluid regime of metamorphism and the charnockite reaction in granulites: a review. International Geology Review, 34, 1-58.


Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1993) Fluid control of charnockitization. Chemical Geology, 108, 175-186.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1993) Evidence for perfect mobility of K2O in the course of charnokitization of gneisses. Dokl. Akad. Nauk, 330, 245-248.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1993) H2O activity in the course of charnokitization of gneisses. Dokl. Akad. Nauk, 330, 89-92.


Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., Korsman K. (1994) A model for charnockitization of gneissic complexes. Petrology, 2, 395-423.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1994) The thermodynamic regime of charnockitization of gneissic complexes. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 6, 3-19 (in Russian).


Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (1996) The regime of H2O and CO2 during charnockitization of gneissic complexes. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 4, 36-48 (in Russian).

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L. (1996) Multimineral geothermobarometry: A new theoretical approach. Dokl. Akad. Nauk, 347, 86-87.

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L. (1996) Optimal computing of partial mixing energies for multisite solid solution. Dokl. Akad. Nauk, 348, 662-664.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., van Reenen, D.D, Safonov, O.G., Smit, C.A. (1996) The Limpopo metamorphic complex, South Africa: 2. Decompression and cooling regimes of granulites and adjucent rocks of the Kaapvaal craton. Petrology, 4, 571-599.


Saphonov, O.G., Perchuk, L.L. Gerya, T.V. (1997) The petrological proof of mobility of K and Na during patches charnockites formation. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta Seriya 4 Geologiya, 5, 409-424 (in Russian).

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L. (1997) Equation of state of compressed gases for thermodynamic databases used in petrology. Petrology, 5, 366-380. 

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., Triboulet, C., Audren, C., Sez'ko, A.I. (1997) Petrology of the Tumanshet zonal metamorphic complex, Eastern Sayan. Petrology, 5, 503-533.


Gerya T.V., Perchuk L.L., Podlesskii K.K., Swamy V., Kosyakova N.A. (1998) Equations of state of minerals for thermodynamic databases used in petrology. Petrology, 6, 511-526.


Perchuk, L.L., Krotov, A.V., Gerya, T.V. (1999) Petrology of amphibolites of the Tanaelv Belt and granulites of the Lapland complex. Petrology, 7, 339-363.


Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., Van Reenen, D.D., Smit, C.A. (2000) Two-dimensional numerical modeling of pressure-temperature-time paths for the exhumation of some granulite facies terrains in the Precambrian. J. Geodynamics, 29, 17-35. 

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., van Reenen, D.D., Krotov, A.V., Safonov, O.G., Smit, C.A., Shur, M.Yu. (2000) Comparative petrology and metamorphic evolution of the Limpopo (South Africa) and Lapland (Fennoscandia) high-grade terrains. Mineralogy and Petrology, 69, 69-107.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., Van Reenen, D.D., Smit, C.A., Krotov, A.V. (2000) P-T paths and tectonic evolution of shear zones separating high-grade terrains from cratons: examples from Kola Peninsula (Russia) and Limpopo Region (South Africa). Mineralogy and Petrology, 69, 109-142.

Perchuk, L.L., Safonov, O.G., Gerya, T.V., Fu, B., Harlov, D.E. (2000) Mobility of components in metasomatic transformation and partial melting of gneisses: an example from Sri Lanka. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 143, 673-693.

Smit, C.A., Van Reenen, D.D., Gerya, T.V., Varlamov, D.A, Fed'kin, A.V.(2000) Structural-metamorphic evolution of the Southern Yenisey Range of Eastern Siberia: implications for the emplacement of the Kanskiy granulite Complex. Mineralogy and Petrology, 69, 35-67.


Gerya, T.V., Maresch, W.V., Willner, A.P., Van Reenen, D.D., Smit, C.A. (2001) Inherent gravitational instability of thickened continental crust with regionally developed low- to medium-pressure granulite facies metamorphism. Earth and Planet Sci. Lett., 190, 221-235.

Smit, C.A., Van Reenen, D.D., Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L. (2001) P-T conditions of decompression of the Limpopo high-grade terrain: record from shear zones. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 19, 249-268.


Willner, A.P., Sebazungu, E., Gerya, T.V., Maresch, W.V., Krohe, A. (2002) Numerical modeling of PT-paths related to rapid exhumation of high-pressure rocks from the crustal root in the Variscan Erzgebirge Dome (Saxony/Germany). J. Geodynamics, 33, 281-314.

Gerya, T.V., Stoeckhert, B. (2002) Exhumation rates of high pressure metamorphic rocks in subduction channels: the effect of rheology. Geophys. Research. Let., 29(8), art. no. 1261, 102-1 - 102-4.

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., Maresch, W.V., Willner, A.P., Van Reenen, D.D., Smit, C.A. (2002) Thermal regime and gravitational instability of multi-layered continental crust: implications for the buoyant exhumation of high-grade metamorphic rocks. European J. Mineralogy,14(4), 687-699.

Gerya, T.V., Stoeckhert, B., Perchuk, A.L. (2002) Exhumation of high-pressure metamorphic rocks in a subduction channel - a numerical simulation. Tectonics, 21, Article Number: 1056.

Perchuk, L.L., Tokarev, D.A., van Reenen, D.D., Varlamov, D.A., Gerya, T.V., Sazonova L.V., Fel'dman, V.I., Smit, C.A., Brink, M.C., Bisschoff, A.A. (2002) Dynamic and thermal history of the Vredefort explosion structure in the Kaapvaal craton, South Africa. Petrology, 10(5), 395-432.

Melnikov, A., Gerya, T., Hillmann, M., Kamphausen, I., Oswald, W., Stauche, P., Wernhardt, R., Wieck, A.D. (2002) Development of an Au-Dy-Si liquid alloy ion source for focussed ion beam implantation. Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research B, 195(3-4), 422-425.


Perchuk, L.L., Sazonova, L.V., van Reenen D.D., Gerya, T.V. (2003) Ultramylonites and their significance for the understanding of the history of the Vredefort impact structure, South Africa. Petrology, 11(2), 114-129.

Barton, J.M.Jr., Gerya, T.V. (2003) Mylonitization and isochemical reaction of garnet: evidence for rapid deformation and entrainment of mantle garnet-harzburgite by kimberlite magma, K1 pipe, Venetia Mine, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, 106, 231-246.

Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A. (2003) Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities from hydration and melting propel "cold plumes" at subduction zones. Earth and Planet Sci. Lett., 212, 47-62.

Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A., (2003) Characteristics-based marker-in-cell method with conservative finite-differences schemes for modeling geological flows with strongly variable transport properties. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 140, 293-318.

Gerya, T.V., Uken, R., Reinhardt, J., Watkeys, M.K., Maresch, W.V., Clarke, B.M. (2003) Cold fingers in a hot magma: numerical modeling of diapirs in the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Geology, 31(9), 753-756.


Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A., Sevre, E.O.D. (2004) Dynamical causes for incipient magma chambers above slabs. Geology, 32, 89-92.

Gerya, T.V., Perchuk, L.L., Maresch, W.V., Willner, A.P., (2004) Inherent gravitational instability of hot continental crust: implication for doming and diapirism in granulite facies terrains. In: Gneiss Domes in Orogeny, Edited by D. Whitney, C. Teyssier, C.S. Siddoway, GSA Special Paper 380, 97-115.

Gerya, T.V., Maresch, W.V. (2004) Metapelites of the Kanskiy granulite complex, (Eastern Siberia): kinked P-T paths and geodynamic model. J. Petrology, 45, 1393-1412.

Van Reenen, D.D., Perchuk, L.L., Smit, C.A., Varlamov, D.A., Boshoff1, R., Huizenga, J.M., Gerya, T.V. (2004) Structural and P-T evolution of a major cross fold in the Central Zone of the Limpopo high-grade terrain, South Africa. J. Petrology, 45, 1413-1439.

Gerya, T.V., Uken, R., Reinhardt, J., Watkeys, M.K., Maresch, W.V., Clarke, B.M. (2004) "Cold" domes and diapirs triggered by the Bushveld magmatic event: insight from 2-D numerical modeling. Gneiss Domes in Orogeny, Edited by D. Whitney, C. Teyssier, C.S. Siddoway, GSA Special Paper 380, 117-127.

Willner, A.P., Glodny, J., Gerya, T.V., Godoy, E., Massonne, H.-J. (2004) A counterclockwise PTt path of high-pressure/low-temperature rocks from the Coastal Cordillera accretionary complex of south-central Chile: constraints for the earliest stage of subduction mass flow. Lithos, 75, 283-310.

Vasilyev, O.V., Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A. (2004) The application of multidimensional wavelets to unveiling multi-phase diagrams and in situ physical properties of rocks. Earth and Planet Sci. Lett., 223, 49-64.

Rudolph, M.L., Gerya, T.V. Yuen, D.A., DeRosier, S. (2004) Visualization of multiscale dynamics of hydrous cold plumes at subduction zones. Visual Geosciences,

Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A., Maresch, W.V. (2004) Thermomechanical modeling of slab detachment. Earth and Planet Sci. Lett., 226, 101-116.

Gerya T.V., Podlesskii K.K., Perchuk L.L., Maresch, W.V. (2004) Semi-empirical Gibbs free energy formulations for minerals and fluids. Phys. Chem. Minerals, 31(7), 429-455.


Stoeckhert, B., Gerya, T.V. (2005) Pre-collisional high pressure metamorphism and nappe tectonics at active continental margins: a numerical simulation. Terra Nova, 17, 102-110.

Gerya, T.V., Maresch, W.V., Burchard, M., Zakhartchouk, V., Doltsinis, N.L., Fockenberg, T. (2005) Thermodynamic modeling of quartz solubility and speciation of silica in aqueous fluid up to 1300 °C and 20 kbar based on the chain reaction formalism. Europen J. Mineral., 17, 269-283.

Maresch, W.V., Gerya, T.V. (2005) Blueschists and blue amphiboles: how much subduction do they need? Int. Geol. Rev., 47, 688-702.

Burg, J.-P., Gerya, T.V. (2005) Viscous heating and thermal doming in orogenic metamorphism: numerical modeling and geological implications. J. Metamorph. Geol., 23, 75-95.

Rudolph, M.L., Gerya, T.V. Yuen (2005) Challenges in the visualization of a 2D mantle dynamics simulation using one billion tracers. MIT special volume.

Perchuk, A.L., Gerya, T.V. (2005) Subsidence and exhumation dynamics of eclogites in the Yukon-Tanana terrane, Canadian cordillera: Petrological reconstructions and geodynamic modeling. Petrology, 13 (3), 280-294.

Hisada, K., Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., Van Reenen, D.D., Paya, B.K. (2005) P-T-fluid evolution in the Mahalapye Complex, Limpopo high-grade terrane, eastern Botswana. J. Metamorphic Geol., 23(5), 313-334.


Gerya, T.V., Stoeckhert, B., (2006) 2-D numerical modeling of tectonic and metamorphic histories at active continental margins. Int. J. Earth Sci., 95, 250-274.

Buiter, S.J.H., Babeyko, A.Yu., Ellis, S., Gerya, T.V., Kaus, B.J.P., Kellner, A., Schreurs, G., Yamada, Y. (2006) The numerical sandbox: Comparison of model results for a shortening and an extension experiment. In: Buiter, S. J. H. & Schreurs, G. (eds) 2006. Analogue and Numerical Modelling of Crustal-Scale Processes. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 253, 29-64.

Gerya, T.V., Connolly, J.A.D., Yuen, D.A., Gorczyk, W., Capel, A.M. (2006) Sesmic implications of mantle wedge plumes. PEPI, 156, 59-74.

Gorczyk, W., Gerya, T.V., Connolly, J.A.D., Yuen, D.A., Rudolph, M. (2006) Large-scale rigid-body rotation in the mantle wedge and its implications for seismic tomography. G^3, 7, doi:10.1029/2005GC001075.


Gerya, T.V., Burg, J.-P. (2007) Intrusion of ultramafic magmatic bodies into the continental crust: Numerical simulation. PEPI, 160, 124-142.

Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A., (2007) Robust characteristics method for modelling multiphase visco-elasto-plastic thermo-mechanical problems. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 163, 83-105.

Gorczyk, W., Willner, A.P., Gerya, T.V., Connolly, J.A.D., Burg, J.-P. (2007) Physical controls of magmatic productivity at Pacific-type convergent margins: New insights from numerical modeling. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 163, 209-232.

Massonne, H.J., Willner, A.P., Gerya, T. (2007) Densities of metapelitic rocks at high to ultrahigh pressure conditions: What are the geodynamic consequences? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 256, 12-27.

Gorczyk, W., Gerya, T.V., Connolly, J.A.D., Yuen, D.A. (2007) Growth and mixing dynamics of mantle wedge plumes, Geology, 35, 587-590.

Gorczyk, W., Guillot, S., Gerya, T.V., Hattori, K. (2007) Asthenospheric upwelling, oceanic slab retreat and exhumation of UHP mantle rocks: insights from Greater Antilles. Geophysical Research Letter, doi:10.1029/2007GL031059.

Vinograd V.L., Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., Putnis, A., Winkler, B., Gale, J.D. (2007) Order/disorder phase transition in cordierite and its possible relationship to the development of symplectite reaction textures in granulites. Petrology, 15, 427-440.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V., Parfenova, O.V., Podgornova, S. T. (2007) Metamorphic rocks of the Samerberg complex, Eastern Alps: 2. P-T paths and the problem of a geodynamic model. Petrology, 15, 369-385.

Caricchi, L., Burlini, L., Ulmer, P-. Gerya, T., Vassalli, M. Papale, P. (2007) Non-Newtonian rheology of crystal-bearing magmas and implications for magma ascent dynamics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 264, 402-419.


Gerya T.V., Perchuk, L.L., Burg J.-P. (2008) Transient hot channels: perpetrating and regurgitating ultrahigh-pressure, high temperature crust-mantle associations in collision belts. Lithos, 103, 236-256.

Castro, A. Gerya, T.V. (2008) Magmatic implications of mantle wedge plumes: Experimental study. Lithos, 103, 138-148.

Faccenda, M., Gerya, T.V., Chakraborty, S. (2008) Styles of post-subduction collisional orogeny: Influence of convergence velocity, crustal rheology and radiogenic heat production. 103, 257-287.

Gerya, T.V., Connolly, J.A.D., Yuen, D.A. (2008) Why is terrestrial subduction one-sided? Geology, 36(1), 43-46.  (SUPPLEMENT)

Ueda, K., Gerya, T., Sobolev, S.V. (2008) Subduction initiation by thermal–chemical plumes. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 171, 296-312.

Nikolaeva, K., Gerya, T.V., Connolly, J.A.D. (2008) Numerical modelling of crustal growth in intraoceanic volcanic arcs. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 171, 336-356.

Mishin, Y.A., Gerya, T.V., Burg, J.-P., Connolly, J.A.D. (2008) Dynamics of double subduction: Numerical modeling. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors (2008), 171, 280-295.

Schmeling, H., Babeyko, A.Y. Enns, A., Faccenna, C., Funiciello, F., Gerya, T., Golabek, G.J., Grigull, S., Kaus, B.J.P., Morra, G., Schmalholz, S.M., van Hunen, J. (2008) Benchmark comparison of spontaneous subduction models - Towards a free surface. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 171, 198-223.

Faccenda, M., Burlini, L., Gerya, T.V., Mainprice, D. (2008) Fault-induced seismic anisotropy by hydration in subducting oceanic plates. Nature, 455, 1097-1101.

Podlesskii, K., Aranovich, L.Y., Gerya, T.V., Kosyakova, N.A. (2008) Sapphirine-bearing assemblages in the system MgO-Al2O3-SiO2: a continuing ambiguity. European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 721-734.

Burg, J.P., Gerya, T.V. (2008) Modelling intrusion of mafic and ultramafic magma into the continental crust: numerical methodology and results. Bollettino della Societa Geologica Italiana, 127, 199-203.


Faccenda, M., Minelli, G. ., Gerya, T.V. (2009) Coupled and decoupled regimes of continental collision: Numerical modeling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 278, 337–349.

Gerya, T.V., Fossati, D., Cantieni, C., Seward, D. (2009) Dynamic effects of aseismic ridge subduction: numerical modelling. European Journal of mineralogy, 21, 649-661.

Burg, J.-P., Bodinier, J.-L., Gerya, T., Bedini, R.-M., Boudier, F., Dautria, J.-M., Prikhodko, V., Efimov, A., Pupier, E., Balanec, J.-L. (2009) Translithospheric Mantle Diapirism: Geological Evidence and Numerical Modelling of the Kondyor Zoned Ultramafic Complex (Russian Far-East). Journal of Petrology, 50, 289-321.

Castro, A., García-Casco, A., Fernández, C., Corretgé, L.G., Moreno-Ventas, I., Gerya, T., Löw, I. (2009) Ordovician ferrosilicic magmas: Experimental evidence for ultrahigh temperatures affecting ametagreywacke source, Gondwana Research, 16, 622-632.

Perchuk, A.L., Burchard, M., Schertl, H.P., Maresch, W.V., Gerya, T.V., Bernhardt, H.-J., Vidal, O. (2009) Diffusion of divalent cations in garnet: multi-couple experiments Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 157, 573-592.

Zhu, G., Gerya, T.V., Yuen, D.A., Honda, S., Yoshida, T., Connolly, J.A.D. (2009) 3-D Dynamics of hydrous thermalchemical plumes in oceanic subduction zones. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Article Number: Q11006.

Golabek, G.J., Gerya, T.V., Kaus, B.J.P., Ziethe, R., Tackley, P.J. (2009) Rheological controls on the terrestrial core formation mechanism. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Article Number: Q11007.

Faccenda, M., Gerya, T.V., Burlini, L. (2009) Deep slab hydration induced by bending related variations in tectonic pressure. Nature Geoscience, 2, 790-793.

Li, Z., Gerya, T.V. (2009) Polyphase formation and exhumation of HP-UHP rocks in continental subduction zone: Numerical modeling and application to the Sulu UHP terrane in eastern China. Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, Article Number: B09406.

Lin, J-R., Gerya, T.V., Tackley, P., Yuen, D. (2009) Numerical modeling of protocore destabilization during planetary accretion: methodology and results, Icarus, 204, 732-748.


Sizova, E., Gerya, T., Brown, M., Perchuk, L.L. (2010) Subduction styles in the Precambrian: Insight from numerical experiments, Lithos, 116, 209-229.

Li, Z., Gerya, T.V., Burg, J.P. (2010) Influence of tectonic overpressure on P-T paths of HP-UHP rocks in continental collision zones: Thermomechanical modelling. J. Metamorphic Geol., 28, 227-247.

Nikolaeva, K., T.V. Gerya, and F.O. Marques (2010), Subduction initiation at passive margins: numerical modeling, J. Geophys. Res., 115, Article Number: B03406.

Baumann, C., Gerya, T., Connolly, J.A.D. (2010) Numerical modelling of spontaneous slab breakoff dynamics during continental collision. In: Spalla, M.I., Marotta, A.M., Gosso, G. (eds), Advances in Interpretation of Geological Processes. Geological Society, London, Special Publications,332, 99–114.

Honda, S., Gerya, T., Zhu, G. (2010) A simple three-dimensional model of thermo–chemical convection in the mantle wedge. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 290, 311–318.

Castro, A., Gerya, T., Casco, A.G., Fernandez, C., Diaz-Alvarado, J., Moreno-Ventas, I., Low, I. (2010) Melting relations of MORB-sediment melanges in underplated mantle wedge plumes; implications for the origin of cordilleran-type batholiths. Journal of Petrology, 51, 1267-1295.

Aranovich, L.Y., Zakirov, I.V., Sretenskaya, N.G., Gerya, T.V. (2010) Ternary system H2O-CO2-NaCl at high T-P parameters: An empirical mixing model. Geochemistry International, 48, 446-455.

Petersen, K.D., Nielsen, S.B., Clausen, O.R., Stephenson, R., Gerya, T. (2010) Small-scale mantle convection produces stratigraphic sequences in sedimentary basins. Science, 329, 827-830.

Gerya, T. (2010) Dynamical instability produces transform faults at mid-ocean ridges. Science, 329, 1047-1050.


Duretz, T., Gerya, T.V., May, D.A. (2011) Numerical modelling of spontaneous slab breakoff and subsequent topographic response. Tectonophysics, 502, 244-256.

Gerya, T.V., Meilick, F.I. (2011) Geodynamic regimes of subduction under an active margin: effects of rheological weakening by fluids and melts. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 29, 7–31.

Blanco-Quintero, I.F., García-Casco, A., Gerya, T.V. (2011) Tectonic blocks in serpentinite mélange (eastern Cuba) reveal large-scale convective flow of the subduction channel. Geology, 39, 79–82.

Perchuk, L.L., Gerya, T.V. (2011) Formation and evolution of Precambrian granulite terranes: A gravitational redistribution model. In: van Reenen, D.D., Kramers, J.D., McCourt, S., and Perchuk, L.L., eds., Origin and Evolution of Precambrian High-Grade Gneiss Terranes, with Special Emphasis on the Limpopo Complex of Southern Africa, Geological Society of America Memoir 207, p. 1–22.

Li, Z.H., Xu, Z.Q., Gerya, T.V. (2011) Flat versus steep subduction: contrasting modes for the formation and exhumation of high- to ultrahigh-pressure rocks in continental collision zones, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 301, 65-77.

Duretz T., May D.A., Gerya T.V., Tackley, P.J. (2011) Discretization errors and free surface stabilization in the finite difference and marker-in-cell method for applied geodynamics: A numerical study. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12, Article Number: Q07004.

Nikolaeva, K., Gerya ,T.V., Marques, F.O. (2011) Numerical analysis of subduction initiation risk along the Atlantic American passive margins. Geology, 39, 463-466.

Lin, J.-R., Gerya, T.V., Tackley, P.J., Yuen, D.A., Golabek, G.J. (2011) Protocore destabilization in planetary embryos formed by cold accretion: Feedbacks from non-Newtonian rheology and energy dissipation. Icarus, 213, 24-42.

Gerya, T.V. (2011) Intra-oceanic subduction zones. In: D. Brown and P.D. Ryan (Eds.) Arc-Continent Collision , Frontiers in Earth Sciences. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, pp.23-51.

Gerya, T. (2011) Future directions in subduction modeling. Journal of Geodynamics, 52, 344–378.

Zhu, G., Gerya, T.V., Honda, S., Tackley, P.J., Yuen., D.A. (2011) Influences of the buoyancy of partially molten rock on 3-D plume patterns and melt productivity above retreating slabs. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 185, 112-121.

Zhu, G., Gerya, T.V., Yuen., D.A. (2011) Melt evolution above a spontaneously retreating subducting slab in a three-dimensional model. Journal of Earth Science, 22, 137-142.

Golabek, G.J., Keller, T., Gerya, T.V., Zhu, G., Tackley, P.J., Connolly, J.A.D. (2011) Origin of the martian dichotomy and Tharsis from a giant impact causing massive magmatism. Icarus, 215, 346–357.

Blanco-Quintero, I.F., Gerya, T.V., Garcia-Casco, A., Castro, A. (2011) Subduction of young oceanic plates: A numerical study with application to aborted thermal-chemical plumes. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12, Article Number: Q10012.


Gerya, T. (2012) Origin and models of oceanic transform faults. Tectonophysics, 522-523, 34-56.

Gorczyk, W., Hobbs, B., Gerya, T. (2012) Initiation of Rayleigh–Taylor instabilities in intra-cratonic settings. Tectonophysics, 514-517, 146-155.

Faccenda, M., Gerya, T.V., Mancktelow, N.S., Moresi, L. (2012) Fluid flow during slab unbending and dehydration: Implications for intermediate-depth seismicity, slab weakening and deep water recycling. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Article Number: Q01010.

Vogt, K., Gerya, T.V., Castro, A. (2012) Crustal growth at active continental margins: Numerical modeling. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 192-193, 1-20.

Malatesta, C., Gerya, T., Scambelluri, M., Federico, L., Crispini, L., Capponi, G. (2012) Intraoceanic subduction of “heterogeneous” oceanic lithosphere in narrow basins: 2D numerical modeling. Lithos, 140–141, 234–251.

Li, Z., Xu, Z., Gerya, T. (2012) Numerical geodynamic modeling of continental convergent margins. In: Earth Sciences, Ed. Imran Ahmad Dar, Pub. InTech, pp. 273-296.

Crameri, F., Tackley, P.J., Meilick, I., Gerya, T., Kaus, B.J.P. (2012) A free plate surface and weak oceanic crust produce single-sided subduction on Earth. Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L03306.

Crameri, F., Schmeling, H., Golabek, G.J., Duretz, T., Orendt, R., Buiter, S.J.H., May, D.A., Kaus, B.J.P., Gerya, T.V., Tackley, P.J. (2012) A comparison of numerical surface topography calculations in geodynamic modelling: an evaluation of the ‘sticky air’ method. Geophys. J. Int., 189, 38–54.

Duretz, T., Gerya, T.V., Kaus, B.J.P., Andersen, T.B. (2012) Thermomechanical modeling of slab eduction. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, Article Number: B08411.

Ueda, K., Gerya, T.V., Burg, J.-P. (2012) Delamination in collisional orogens: Thermomechanical modelling. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, Article Number: B08202.

Sizova, E., Gerya, T., Brown M.(2012) Exhumation mechanisms of melt-bearing ultrahigh pressure crustal rocks during collision of spontaneously moving plates. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 30, 927–955.

Duretz T., Schmalholz, S.M., Gerya T.V. (2012) Dynamics of slab detachment. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Article Number: Q03020.

Schenker, F.L., Gerya, T., Burg, J.-P. (2012) Bimodal behavior of extended continental lithosphere: Modeling insight and application to thermal history of migmatitic core complexes. Tectonophysics, 579, 88–103.


Castro, A., Vogt, K., Gerya, T. (2013) Generation of new continental crust by sublithospheric silicic-magma relamination in arcs: A test of Taylor's andesite model. Gondwana Research, 23, 1554–1566.

Gerya, T.V. (2013) Three-dimensional thermomechanical modeling of oceanic spreading initiation and evolution. Phys. Earth Planet. Interiors, 214, 35–52.

van Dinther, Y., Gerya, T.V., Dalguer, L.A., Corbi, F., Funiciello, F., Mai, P.M. (2013) The seismic cycle at subduction thrusts: 2. Dynamic implications of geodynamic simulations validated with laboratory models. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1502–1525.

Gerya, T.V., May, D.A., Duretz, T. (2013) An adaptive staggered grid finite difference method for modeling geodynamic Stokes flows with strongly variable viscosity, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, 1200–1225.

Ruh, J.B., Gerya, T., Burg, J.-P., 2013. High-resolution 3D numerical modeling of thrust wedges: Influence of decollement strength on transfer zones. Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 14, 1131–1155.

Zheng, L., Zhang, H., Gerya, T., Knepley, M., Yuen, D.A., Shi, Y. (2013) Implementation of a multigrid solver on a GPU for Stokes equations with strongly variable viscosity based on Matlab and CUDA. The International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications, DOI: 10.1177/1094342013478640

Püthe, C., Gerya, T.V. (2013) Dependence of mid-ocean ridge morphology on spreading rate in numerical 3-D models. Gondwana Research, 25, 270–283

Chen, L., Gerya, T., Zhang, Z., Zhu, G., Duretz, T., Jacoby, W.R. (2013) Numerical modeling of eastern Tibetan-type margin: Influences of surface processes, lithospheric structure and crustal rheology. Gondwana Research, 24, 1091–1107.

Chen, L., Gerya, T., Zhang, Z., Aitken, A., Li, Z., Liang, X. (2013) Formation mechanism of steep convergent intracontinental margins: Insights from numerical modeling. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 2000–2005.

Naliboff, J.B., Billen, M.I., Gerya, T., Saunders, J. (2013) Dynamics of outer rise faulting in oceanic-continental subduction systems. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, 2310–2327.

Duretz, T., Gerya, T.V. (2013) Slab detachment during continental collision: Influence of crustal rheology and interaction with lithospheric delamination. Tectonophysics, 602, 124–140.

Hacker, B., Gerya, T.V. (2013) Paradigms, new and old, for ultrahigh-pressure tectonism. Tectonophysics, 603, 79–88.

Hacker, B., Gerya, T.V. Gilotti, J.A. (2013) Formation and Exhumation of Ultrahigh-Pressure Terranes. Elements, 9, 289-293.

Schubert, M., Driesner, T., Gerya, T.V., Ulmer, P. (2013) Mafic injection as a trigger for felsic magmatism: A numerical study. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14, 1910–1928.

Li, Z., Xu, Z., Gerya, T., Burg, J.-P. (2013) Collision of continental corner from 3-D numerical modeling. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 380, 98–111.

Marques, F.O., Nikolaeva, K., Assumpcao, M., Gerya, T.V, Bezerra, F.H.R., do Nascimento, A.F., Ferreira, J.M. (2013) Testing the influence of far-field topographic forcing on subduction initiation at a passive margin. Tectonophysics, 608, 517–524.

Zhu, G., Gerya, T.V., Tackley, P.J., Kissling, E. (2013) 4-D Numerical modeling of crustal growth at active continental margins. Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, 4682–4698.

Gerya, T.V. (2013) Initiation of transform faults at rifted continental margins: 3D petrological–thermomechanical modeling and comparison to the Woodlark Basin. Petrology, 21, 550–560.

Malatesta, C., Gerya, T., Crispini, L., Federico, L., Capponi, G. (2013) Oblique subduction modelling indicates along-trench tectonic transport of sediments. Nature Communications, 4, Article number: 2456.

Mikhailov, V., Lyakhovsky, V., Panet, I., van Dinther, Y., Diament, M., Gerya, T.V., deViron, O., and Timoshkina, E. (2013). Numerical modelling of post-seismic rupture propagation after the Sumatra 26.12.2004 earthquake constrained by GRACE gravity data, Geophysical Journal International, 194, 640-650.

Dymkova, D., Gerya, T. (2013) Porous fluid flow enables oceanic subduction initiation on Earth. Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5671–5676. (SUPPLEMENT)

Vogt, K., Castro, A., Gerya, T. (2013) Numerical modeling of geochemical variations cause by crustal relamination. Geochem. Geophys. Geosys., 14, 470–487.

van Dinther, Y., Gerya, T.V., Dalguer, L.A., Mai, P.M., Morra, G., Giardini, D. (2013) The seismic cycle at subduction thrusts: Insights from seismo-thermo-mechanical models. J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1502–1525.

Liao, J., Gerya, T.V., Wang, Q. (2013) Layered structure of the lithospheric mantle changes dynamics of craton extension. Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5861–5866.


Baitsch-Ghirardello, B., Gerya, T.V., Burg, J.-P. (2014) Geodynamic regimes of intra-oceanic subduction: Implications forearc extension vs. shortening processes. Gondwana Research, 25, 546–560.

Gerya, T.V. (2014) Precambrian geodynamics: Concepts and models. Gondwana Research, 25, 442–463.

Sizova, E.V., Gerya, T.V., Brown, M. (2014) Contrasting styles of Phanerozoic and Precambrian continental collision. Gondwana Research, 25, 522–545.

Vogt, K., Gerya, T.V. (2014) From oceanic plateaus to allochthonous terranes: Numerical modelling. Gondwana Research, 25, 494–508.

van Dinther, Y., Gerya, T.V., Dalguer, L.A., Corbi, F., Funiciello, F., Mai, P.M. (2014) Modeling the seismic cycle in subduction zones: The role and spatiotemporal occurrence of off-megathrust earthquakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1194-1201.

Duretz, T., Gerya, T.V., Spakman, W. (2014) Slab detachment in laterally varying subduction zones: 3-D numerical modeling. Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 1951-1956.

Gerya, T.V. (2014) Plume-induced crustal convection: 3D thermomechanical model and implications for the origin of novae and coronae on Venus. EPSL, 391, 183-192.

Marques, F.O., Cabral, F.R., Gerya, T.V., Zhu, G., May, D.A. (2014) Subduction initiates at straight passive margins. Geology, 42, 331-334.

Ruh, J.B., Gerya, T., Burg, J-P. (2014) 3D effects of strain vs. velocity weakening on deformation patterns in accretionary wedges. Tectonophysics, 615, 122-141.

Lobanov, I.S., Popov, I.Yu., Popov, A.I., Gerya, T.V. (2014) Numerical approach to the Stokes problem with high contrasts in viscosity. Applied Mathematics and Computation, 235, 17-25.

Popov, I.Yu., Lobanov, I.S., Popov, S.I., Popov, A.I., Gerya, T.V. (2014) Practical analytical solutions for benchmarking of 2-D and 3-D geodynamic Stokes problems with variable viscosity. Solid Earth, 5, 461–476.

Vogt, K., Gerya, T. (2014) Deep plate serpentinization triggers skinning of subducting slabs. Geology, 42, 723-726.

Burov, E., Gerya, T. (2014) Asymmetric three-dimensional topography over mantle plumes. Nature, 513, 85–89.

Liao, J., Gerya, T. (2014) Influence of lithospheric mantle stratification on craton extension: Insight from two-dimensional thermo-mechanical modeling. Tectonophysics, 631, 50–64.

Golabek, G.J., Bourdon, B., Gerya, T.V. (2014) Numerical models of the thermomechanical evolution of planetesimals: Application to the acapulcoite-lodranite parent body. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, 49, 1083-1099.

Liao, J. and Gerya, T. (2014) From continental rifting to seafloor spreading: Insight from 3D thermo-mechanical modeling. Gondwana Research, doi: 10.1016/

Baitsch-Ghirardello, B., Stracke, A., Connolly, J.A.D., Nikolaeva, K.M., Gerya,T.V. (2014) Lead transport in intra-oceanic subduction zones: 2D geochemical–thermo-mechanical modeling of isotopic signatures. Lithos,
208–209, 265–280.

Manea, V.C., Leeman, W.P., Gerya, T. Manea, M., Zhu, G. (2014) Subduction of fracture zones controls mantle melting and geochemical signature above slabs. Nature Communications, 5, Article Number 5095.

Sternai, P., Jolivet, L., Menant, A., Gerya, T. (2014) Driving the upper plate surface deformation by slab rollback and mantle flow. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 405, 110-118.


Koptev, A., Calais, E., Burov, E., Leroy, S., Gerya, T. (2015) Dual continental rift systems generated by plume–lithosphere interaction. Nature Geoscience 8, 388–392.

Herrendoeorfer, R., van Dinther, Y., Gerya, T., Dalguer, L.A. (2015) Earthquake supercycle in subduction zones controlled by the width of the seismogenic zone. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2427.

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