Publications Simon Lamb


Research publications

Stern, T.A., Henrys, S.H., Okaya, D.A., Louie, J., Savage, M.K., Lamb, S.H., Sato, H., Sutherland, R., & Iwasaki, T. (2015). A seismic reflection image for the base of a tectonic plate. Nature, 518, 85-88.

Elliott, J, Nissen, E., England, P., Jackson, J., Lamb, S., Li, Z., Oehlers, M., & Parsons, B. (2012). Slip in the 2010–2011 Canterbury earthquakes, New Zealand. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(B3), B03401.

Randall, K., Lamb, S., & MacNiocaill, C. (211). Large tectonic rotations in a wide zone of Neogene distributed dextral shear, northeastern South Island, New Zealand. Tectonophysics, 509(3-4), 165-180.

Lamb, S. (2011). Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the New Zealand plate-boundary zone: A paleomagnetic perspective. Tectonophysics, 509(3-4), 135-164.

Lamb, S. (2011). Did shortening in thick crust cause rapid Late Cenozoic uplift in the northern Bolivian Andes? Journal of the Geological Society, 168(5), 1079-1092.

Lamb, S., &Watts, A.B. (2010). The origin of mountains: Implications for the behaviour of Earth's lithosphere. Current Science, 99(12), 1699 - 1718.

Barke R., & Lamb, S. (2006). Late Cenozoic uplift of the Eastern Cordillera, Bolivian AndesEarth and Planetary Science Letters, 249(3-4), 350-367.

Lamb, S. (2006). Shear stresses on megathrusts: Implications for mountain building behind subduction zones. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, B07401.

Barke, R., Lamb, S., & MacNiocaill, C. (2007). Late Cenozoic bending of the Bolivian Andes: New paleomagnetic and kinematic constraints. Journal of Geophysical Research 112, B01101.

Hoke, L., & Lamb, S. (2007). Cenozoic behind-arc volcanism in the Bolivian Andes, South America: implications for mantle melt generation and lithospheric structure. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 164, 795-814.


Dinwoodie, R., Lamb, S., & Reynolds, R. (2011). Violent Earth. London, UK: Dorling Kindersley.

Lamb, S. (2010). El Diablo en la Montana - La busqueda del origen de los Andes. La Paz, Bolivia: Plural Editores.

Lamb, S. (Consultant Ed.). (2009). Young Earth. In Prehistoric . London, UK: Dorling Kindersley.

Lamb, S. (2006). Devil in the Mountain – A search for the origin of the Andes . Oxford, UK: Princeton University. Press.