Jaime Urrutia-Fucugauchi - Selected Publications#


>250 papers in peer-reviewed journals; co-editor Cambridge University Press and AGU Books, 25 edited special volumes; 60 papers in books and proceedings; 50 notes on policy and meeting reports

1. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Pal, S., 1977. Paleomagnetic data from Tertiary igneous rocks, northeast Jalisco, Mexico. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 36(1), 202-206.

2. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1978. Cordilleran Benioff Zones. Nature, 275 (5679), 464.

3. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1979. Preliminary apparent polar wander path for Mexico. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 56(1), 227-235.

4. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1979. Further reliability tests for determination of palaeointensities of the Earth’s magnetic field. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 61, 243-251.

5. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1980. On the relationship between the magnetic and strain fabric in slates and possible effects of consistent instrumental discrepancies. Tectonophysics, 69, T15-T23.

6. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1981. Paleomagnetic evidence for tectonic rotation of northern Mexico and the continuity of the Cordilleran orogenic belt between Nevada and Chihuahua, Geology, 9, 178-183.

7. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1981. Paleomagnetism of the Jantetalco granodiorites and Tepexco volcanic group and references for crustal block rotations in central Mexico. Tectonophysics, 76 (1) 149-168.

8. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1981 Some observations on short-term magnetic viscosity behaviour at room temperature. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 26(3), 1-5.

9. Urrutia Fucugauchi, J., 1982. The paleomagnetic field as inferred from magnetic studies on magmatic arc zones. Geophysical Journal Royal Astronomical Society, 68, 49-56.

10. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Tarling, D.H., 1983. Palaeomagnetic properties of Eocambrian sediments in northwestern Scotland: Implications for world-wide glaciation in the Late Precambrian. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecolcology, 41, 325-334.

11. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Radhakrishnamurthy, C., Negendank, J.F.W., 1984. Magnetic properties of columnar basalt from central Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters, 11, 110-113.

12. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1986. Crustal thickness, heat flow, arc magmatism, and tectonics of Mexico-preliminary report. Geofísica Internacional, 25(4), 559-573.

13. McCabe, C., Van der Voo, R., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1988. Late Paleozoic or early Mesozoic magnetizations in remagnetized Paleozoic rocks, State of Oaxaca, Mexico. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 91, 205-213.

14. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1988. Paleomagnetic study of the Cretaceous Morelos Formation, Guerrero State, southern Mexico. Tectonophysics, 147, 121-125.

15. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Böhnel, H., 1988. Tectonics along the Trans-Mexican volcanic belt according to palaeomagnetic data. Physics Earth Planetary Interiors, 52, 320-329.

16. McCabe, C., Van der Voo, R. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1988. Late Paleozoic or early Mesozoic magnetizations in remagnetized Paleozoic rocks, State of Oaxaca, México. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 91, 205-213

17. Ballard, M., Van der Voo, R., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1989. Paleomagnetic results from Grevillian-aged rocks from Oaxaca, Mexico: Evidence displaced terrane. Precambrian Research, 42, 343-352.

18. Campos-Enriquez, J. O., Arroyo-Esquivel, M. A., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1990. Basement, Curie isotherm and shallow-crustal structure of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, from aeromagnetic data. Tectonophysics, 172, 77-90.

19. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Böhnel, H. Valencio, D. A., 1990. Magnetostratigraphy of a Middle Jurassic red bed sequence from southern Mexico. Physics Earth Planetary Interiors, 64, 237-246.

20. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Böhnel, H. Negendank, J.F.W., 1991. Magnetic properties and domain state of titanomagnetites in a columnar basalt from Mexico. Journal of Geoelectricity and Geomagnetism, 43, 189-205.

21. Sharpton, V.L., Dalrymple, G.B., Marin, L., Ryder, G., Schuraytz, B.C. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1992. New Links between the Chicxulub impact structure and the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary. Nature, 359, 819-821.

22. Molina-Garza, R., Van der Voo, R. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1992. Paleomagnetism of the Chiapas Massif, southern Mexico: Evidence for rotation of the Maya Block and implications for the opening of the Gulf of Mexico. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 104, 1156-1168.

23. Sager, W.W., Mortera, C. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1992. Paleomagnetic evidence for Tertiary tectonic rotation in west Texas. Geology, 20, 935-938.

24. Sharpton, V.L., Burke, K., Camargo, A., Hall, S., Lee, D., Marin, L., Suárez-Reynoso, G., Quezada J.M, Spudis, P. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1993. Chicxulub multiring impact basin: Size and other characteristics derived from gravity analysis. Science 261, 1564-1567.

25. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. Campos, J.O., 1993. Geomagnetic secular variation in central Mexico since 1923 AD and comparison with 1945-1990 IGRF models. J Geomag Geoelec, 45, 243-249.

26. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Marín, L. Sharpton, V.L., 1994. Reverse polarity magnetized melt rocks from Cretaceous/Tertiary Chicxulub structure, Yucatan peninsula, Mexico. Tectonophysics, 237 105-112.

27. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. Rosas-Elguera, J., 1994. Paleomagnetic study of the eastern sector of Chapala Lake and implications for the tectonics of west-central Mexico. Tectonophysics, 239 61-71.

28. Bandy, W.L., Mortera, C., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. Hilde, T.W.C., 1995. The subducted Rivera-Cocos plate boundary: Where is it, what is it, and what is its relationship to the Colima rift? Geophysical Research Letters, 22 3075-3078.

29. Alva, L., Dunlop, D.J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1996. Rock magnetic properties of iron ores and host rocks from the Peña Colorada mining district, western Mexico. J Appl Geoph, 36, 105-122.

30. Rosas-Elguera, J., Ferrari, L., Garduño, V. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1996. The continental boundaries of the Jalisco block and their influence in the Pliocene-Quaternary kinematics of western Mexico. Geology, 24, 921-924.

31. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1996. Paleomagnetic study of the Xitle-Pedregal de San Angel lava flow, southern Basin of Mexico. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 97, 177-196.

32. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Marín, L. Trejo-García, A. 1996. UNAM Scientific drilling program of Chicxulub impact structure – Evidence for a 300 km crater diameter. Geophysical Research Letters, 23, 1565-1568.

33. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Flores-Ruiz, J.H., 1996. Bouguer gravity anomalies and regional crustal structure in central Mexico. International Geology Review, 38, 176-194.

34. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Torres, V., González, E., 1997. Magnetostratigraphy of the Ahuachapán-Chilapa geothermal field, El Salvador. Geothermics, 26, 577-588.

35. Ramírez-Herrera, M.T. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1999. Morphotectonic zones along the coast of the Pacific continental margin, southern Mexico. Geomorphology, 28, 237-250.

36. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. Uribe, R.M., 1999. Granulitic xenoliths from the Valle de Santiago maar field, Michoacan-Guanajuato volcanic field, central Mexico. Int Geol Rev, 41, 1067-1081.

37. Goguitchaichvili, A., Alva, L., Urrutia-Fucugauchi J., Morales, J. Ferreira-Lopes, O., 2002. On the reliability of Mesozoic Dipole Low: New absolute paleointensity results from Paraná Flood Basalts (Brazil). Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 10.1029/2002GL015242.

38. Benammi, M., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Alva, L.M., Chaimanee, Y., Triamwichanon, S. Jaeger, J.J. 2002. Magnetostratigraphy of the Middle Miocene continental sedimentary sequences of the Mae Moh Basin in northern Thailand: evidence for counterclockwise block rotation. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 204, 373-383.

39. Gelinas, A., Kring, D.A., Zurcher, L., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Morton, O., Walker, R.J., 2004. Osmium isotope constraints on the proportion of bolide component in Chicxulub impact melts. Meteoritics Planetary Science, 39, 1003-1008.

40. Goguitchaichvili, A., Alva, L.M., Rosas Elguera, J., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. Sole, J. 2004. Absolute geomagnetic paleointensity after the Cretaceous Normal Superchron and just prior to the Cretaceous-Tertiary transition. Journal of Geophysical Research, 109 (B01105) 1-8.

41. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Alva, L., Goguitchaichvili, A., Rivas, M.L. Morales, J. 2004. Paleomagnetic, rock magnetic and microscopy studies of historic lava flows from the Paricutin volcano, Mexico: implications for the deflection of paleomagnetic directions. Geophysical Journal International, 156, 431-442.

42. Goguitchaichvili, A., Soler, A.M., Zanella, E., Chiari, G., Lanza, R., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. 2004. Pre-Columbian mural paintings from Mesoamerica as geomagnetic field recorders. Geophysical Research Letters, 31 L12607, 10.1029/2004GL020065.

43. Kring, D.A., Hörz, F., Zurcher, L. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2004. Impact lithologies and their emplacement in the Chicxulub impact crater: Initial results from the Chicxulub scientific drilling project, Mexico. Meteoritics Planetary Science, 39, 879-898.

44. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Soler, A, Rebolledo Vieyra, M. Vera, P., 2004. Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic study of the Yaxcopoil-1 impact breccia sequence, Chicxulub impact crater, Mexico. Meteoritics Planetary Science, 39, 843-856.

45. Rebolledo Vieyra, M. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2004. Magnetostratigraphy of the impact breccias and post-impact carbonates from borehole Yaxcopoil-1, Chicxulub impact crater, Yucatan, Mexico. Meteoritics Planetary Sciences, 39, 821-830.

46. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Gonzalez, T., 2006. Structural pattern at the northwestern sector of the Tepic-Zacoalco rift and tectonic implications for the Jalisco block, western Mexico. Earth Planets Space, 58, 1303-1308.

47. Conte, G., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Goguitchaichvili, A., Incoronato, A., Tiano, P., 2006. Lava identification by paleomagnetism: a case study and some problems surrounding the 1631 eruption of Mount Vesuvius, Italy. Earth Planets Space, 58, 1061-1069

48. Hurtado, M., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J, 2006. Data reduction and tying in regional gravity surveys – results from a new gravity base station network and the Bouguer gravity anomaly map for northeastern Mexico. Journal Geophysics Engineering, 3, 329-337.

49. Villasante, V. F. Martinez, M. L. Osete, J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, 2007. Magnetic characterization of Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary sediments. Meteoritics Planetary Science, 42, 1495-1504.

50. Gulick, S., Barton, P., Christeson, G., Morgan, J., McDonald, M., Mendoza, K., Pearson, Z., Surendra, A., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Vermeesch, P., Warner, M., 2008. Importance of pre-impact crustal structure for the asymmetry of the Chicxulub impact crater. Nature Geoscience, 1 doi:10.1038/ngeo103

51. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Perez Cruz, L., Morales, P., Escobar, E., 2008. Stratigraphy of the basal Paleocene carbonate sequence and the impact breccia–carbonate contact in the Chicxulub Crater: Stable isotope study of the Santa Elena borehole rocks. Intern. Geology Review, 50, 75-83.

52. Collins, G.S., J. Morgan, P. Barton, G.L. Christeson, S. Gulick, J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, M. Warner, K. Wünnemann, 2008. Dynamic modeling suggests terrace zone asymmetry in the Chicxulub crater is caused by target heterogeneity. Earth Planet Science Letters, 270, 221-230.

53. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Chavez, J.M., Perez Cruz, L., de la Rosa, J.L., 2008. Impact ejecta and carbonate sequence in the eastern sector of Chicxulub crater. Comptes Rendus Geosciences, 341, 801-810 doi:10.1016 /j.crte.2008.09.001.

54. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Perez Cruz, L., 2009. Multiring-forming large bolide impacts and evolution of planetary surfaces, International Geology Review, 51, 1079-1102.

55. Gogichaishvili, A., R. C. Ruiz, L. Sanchez, B. Reyes, L. A. Valdivia, J. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, 2008, New absolute paleointensity results from the Parana magmatic province (Uruguay) and the early Cretaceous geomagnetic paleofield, Geochem Geophys Geosyst doi:10.1029/2008GC002102.

56. Ruiz, V.C., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Osete, M., 2010. Paleomagnetism of the western and central sectors of the Trans-Mexican volcanic belt-implications for tectonic rotations and paleosecular variation in the past 11 Ma. Geophysical J International doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04447.x

57. Schulte, P., Alegret, L., Arz, J., ….Morgan, J., …Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., …Willumsen, P., 2010. The Chicxulub asteroid impact and mass extinction at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. Science (Review Paper, press release March 5th, 2010) doi 10.1126/science.1177265

58. Perez Cruz, L, Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2010. Holocene laminated sediments from the southern Gulf of California: geochemical, mineral magnetic and microfossil study. Journal Quaternary Science, 25, 989-1000. doi 10.1002/jqs.1386

59. Ortiz Aleman, C., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2010. Aeromagnetic anomaly modeling of central zone structure and magnetic sources in the Chicxulub crater. Physics Earth Planetary Interiors, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2010.01.007

60. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Camargo Zanoguera, A. Perez Cruz, L Perez, G 2011. The Chicxulub multiring impact crater, Yucatan carbonate platform, Mexico. Geofisica Internacional 50, 99-127 (review paper, commemorative issue 50th year anniversary)

61. Gulick, S., Morgan, J.V., Grieve, R., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2013. Geophysical characterization of the Chicxulub impact crater. Reviews Geophysics, 51 2012RG000413

62. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Perez Cruz, L., 2016. Chicxulub asteroid impact: An extreme event at the Cretaceous/Paleogene boundary. American Geophysical Union Monograph, 214, 93-111.

63. Morgan, J., Gulick, S., ….Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J.,.., 2016. The formation of peak rings in large impact craters. Science, 354, 878-882.

64. Orozco-del-Castillo, M.G., Cardenas, M., Ortiz Alemán, C., Couder, C., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Trujillo, A. 2017, A texture-based region growing algorithm for volume extraction in seismic data. Geophysical Prospecting, 65, 97-105 doi:10.1111/1365-2478.12381.

65. Lowery, C.W. et al., 2018. Rapid recovery of life at ground zero of the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Nature 558, 288–291

66. Riller, U. et al., 2018. Rock fluidization during peak-ring formation of large impact structures. Nature 562, 511–518

67. Pérez-Cruz, L., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. 2018. Magnetic mineral diagenesis in anoxic laminated sediments from the southern Gulf of California. Studia Geophysica Geodaetica, 61. doi:10.1007/s11200-016-0443-2.

Notes on science policy issues

1. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1982. Solid Earth Geophysics in Latin America – An Analysis from Inside: EOS (Trans American Geophysical Union), 63(23), 529.

2. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 1988. Local Journals for International Research? E0S (Trans American Geophysical Union), 69(21), 450.

3. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2003. Cooperación e Integración Científica en Latinoamérica. Boletin GEOS, 23, 42-46.

4. Bates, J., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., 2008. The Meeting of the Americas. EOS (Trans American Geophysical. Union), 89(19), 156.

Edited special volumes

1. Chavez, M., Ghill, M., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. (Eds) 2016. Extreme Events Observations, Modeling and Economics. American Geophysical Union Monograph, 214, 423 pp.

2. Ismail-Zadeh, I., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Kijko, A., Takeuchi, K, Zaliapin, I., 2014. Extreme Natural Hazards, Disaster Risks and Societal Implications. Cambridge Univ Press, 402 p.

3. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Morgan, J., Stoeffler, D. Claeys, P. 2004. The Chicxulub Scientific Drilling Project. Meteoritics Planetary Science 39(6&7), 787-1016, 1019-1247

4. Ferrari, L., Stock, J., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. 2000. The influence of Plate Interactions on Post-Laramide Magmatism and Tectonics of Mexico. Tectonophysics, 318, 1-302

5. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Metcalfe, S., Caballero, M. 1997. Climate Change in Mexico, Quaternary International, 43/44, 1-190

6. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. 1993. Tectonics, Magmatism and Crustal Structure of Mexico. Geofísica Internacional, International Lithosphere Program Contribution 218, 32(3), 393-533.

7. Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J. 1981. Palaeomagnetism and Tectonics of Middle America and Adjacent Regions- Part I. Geofísica Internacional, 20, 1-270.

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