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Professor Richard Holme

Professor of Geomagnetism Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences

    Publications

    2020

    Long-wavelength lithospheric magnetic field of China (Journal article)

    Jiang, Y., Holme, R., Xiong, S. -Q., Jiang, Y., Feng, Y., & Yang, H. (2021). Long-wavelength lithospheric magnetic field of China. Geophysical Journal International, 224(3), 1780-1792. doi:10.1093/gji/ggaa490

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggaa490

    Quantitative estimates of average geomagnetic axial dipole dominance in deep geological time (Journal article)

    Biggin, A. J., Bono, R. K., Meduri, D. G., Sprain, C. J., Davies, C. J., Holme, R., & Doubrovine, P. V. (2020). Quantitative estimates of average geomagnetic axial dipole dominance in deep geological time. Nature Communications, 11(1). doi:10.1038/s41467-020-19794-7

    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-19794-7

    Can the Comprehensive Model (CM4) predict global features of sudden commencements? (Journal article)

    Fathy, A., & Holme, R. (n.d.). Can the Comprehensive Model (CM4) predict global features of sudden commencements?. Advances in Space Research. doi:10.1016/j.asr.2020.06.010

    DOI: 10.1016/j.asr.2020.06.010

    Covariant Giant Gaussian Process Models with Improved Reproduction of Palaeosecular Variation (Journal article)

    Bono, R. K., Biggin, A. J., Holme, R., Davies, C. J., Meduri, D. G., & Bestard, J. (n.d.). Covariant Giant Gaussian Process Models with Improved Reproduction of Palaeosecular Variation. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. doi:10.1029/2020gc008960

    DOI: 10.1029/2020gc008960

    Persistent westward drift of the geomagnetic field at the core-mantle boundary linked to recurrent high-latitude weak/reverse flux patches (Journal article)

    Nilsson, A., Suttie, N., Korte, M., Holme, R., & Hill, M. (2020). Persistent westward drift of the geomagnetic field at the core-mantle boundary linked to recurrent high-latitude weak/reverse flux patches. GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, 222(2), 1423-1432. doi:10.1093/gji/ggaa249

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggaa249

    2018

    Earth's magnetic field is probably not reversing (Journal article)

    Brown, M., Korte, M., Holme, R. T., Wardinski, I., & Gunnarson, S. (2018). Earth's magnetic field is probably not reversing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 115(20), 5111-5116. doi:10.1073/pnas.1722110115

    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1722110115

    The geomagnetic jerk of 2003.5-characterisation with regional observatory secular variation data (Journal article)

    Feng, Y., Holme, R., Cox, G. A., & Jiang, Y. (2018). The geomagnetic jerk of 2003.5-characterisation with regional observatory secular variation data. PHYSICS OF THE EARTH AND PLANETARY INTERIORS, 278, 47-58. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2018.03.005

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2018.03.005

    2017

    A close-up view of Jupiter's magnetic field from Juno: New insights into the planet's deep interior (Journal article)

    Jones, C. A., & Holme, R. (2017). A close-up view of Jupiter's magnetic field from Juno: New insights into the planet's deep interior. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(11), 5355-5359. doi:10.1002/2017gl074200

    DOI: 10.1002/2017gl074200

    2016

    Evidence for MAC waves at the top of Earth's core and implications for variations in length of day (Journal article)

    Buffett, B., Knezek, N., & Holme, R. (2016). Evidence for MAC waves at the top of Earth's core and implications for variations in length of day. Geophysical Journal International, 204(3), 1789-1800. doi:10.1093/gji/ggv552

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv552

    Modeling the Jovian magnetic field and its secular variation using all available magnetic field observations (Journal article)

    Ridley, V. A., & Holme, R. T. (2016). Modeling the Jovian magnetic field and its secular variation using all available magnetic field observations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 121(3), 309-337. doi:10.1002/2015JE004951

    DOI: 10.1002/2015JE004951

    Investigation of core-mantle boundary topography and lowermost mantle with P4KP waves (Journal article)

    Schlaphorst, D., Thomas, C., Holme, R., & Abreu, R. (2016). Investigation of core-mantle boundary topography and lowermost mantle with P4KP waves. GEOPHYSICAL JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL, 204(2), 1060-1071. doi:10.1093/gji/ggv496

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv496

    Investigation of core–mantle boundary topography and lowermost mantle with P4KP waves (Journal article)

    Schlaphorst, D., Thomas, C., Holme, R. T., & Abreu, R. (2016). Investigation of core–mantle boundary topography and lowermostmantle with P4KP waves. Geophysical Journal International, 204, 1060-1071. doi:10.1093/gji/ggv496

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggv496

    2015

    The CM4 model prediction of ground variation of the geomagnetic diurnal field away from quiet time (Journal article)

    Onovughe, E., & Holme, R. (2015). The CM4 model prediction of ground variation of the geomagnetic diurnal field away from quiet time. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 249, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2015.09.007

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2015.09.007

    Palaeomagnetic field intensity variations suggest Mesoproterozoic inner-core nucleation (Journal article)

    Biggin, A. J., Piispa, E. J., Pesonen, L. J., Holme, R., Paterson, G. A., Veikkolainen, T., & Tauxe, L. (2015). Palaeomagnetic field intensity variations suggest Mesoproterozoic inner-core nucleation. Nature, 526, 245-248. doi:10.1038/nature15523

    DOI: 10.1038/nature15523

    Robust estimators of palaeosecular variation (Journal article)

    Suttie, N., Biggin, A., & Holme, R. (2015). Robust estimators of palaeosecular variation. Geophysical Journal International, 200(2), 1046-1051. doi:10.1093/gji/ggu443

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu443

    2014

    The science case for an orbital mission to Uranus: Exploring the origins and evolution of ice giant planets (Conference Paper)

    Arridge, C. S., Achilleos, N., Agarwal, J., Agnor, C. B., Ambrosi, R., Andre, N., . . . Zarkat, P. (2014). The science case for an orbital mission to Uranus: Exploring the origins and evolution of ice giant planets. In PLANETARY AND SPACE SCIENCE Vol. 104 (pp. 122-140). doi:10.1016/j.pss.2014.08.009

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2014.08.009

    Reconstructing Holocene geomagnetic field variation: new methods, models and implications (Journal article)

    Nilsson, A., Holme, R., Korte, M., Suttie, N., & Hill, M. (2014). Reconstructing Holocene geomagnetic field variation: new methods, models and implications. Geophysical Journal International, 198(1), 229-248. doi:10.1093/gji/ggu120

    DOI: 10.1093/gji/ggu120

    Correlation of palaeomagnetic directions constrains eruption rate of large igneous provinces (Journal article)

    Suttie, N., Biggin, A. J., & Holme, R. (2014). Correlation of palaeomagnetic directions constrains eruption rate of large igneous provinces. EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS, 387, 4-9. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.011

    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.011

    2013

    Characterization and implications of intradecadal variations in length of day (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & de Viron, O. (2013). Characterization and implications of intradecadal variations in length of day. Nature, 499(7457), 202-204. doi:10.1038/nature12282

    DOI: 10.1038/nature12282

    2012

    Possible links between long-term geomagnetic variations and whole-mantle convection processes (vol 5, pg 526, 2012) (Journal article)

    Biggin, A. J., Steinberger, B., Aubert, J., Suttie, N., Holme, R., Torsvik, T. H., . . . van Hinsbergen, D. J. J. (2012). Possible links between long-term geomagnetic variations and whole-mantle convection processes (vol 5, pg 526, 2012). NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 5(9), 674. doi:10.1038/NGEO1558

    DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1558

    Possible links between long-term geomagnetic variations and whole-mantle convection processes (Journal article)

    Biggin, A. J., Steinberger, B., Aubert, J., Suttie, N., Holme, R., Torsvik, T. H., . . . van Hinsbergen, D. J. J. (2012). Possible links between long-term geomagnetic variations and whole-mantle convection processes. NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 5(8), 526-533. doi:10.1038/NGEO1521

    DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1521

    2011

    The axial dipole strength and flow in the outer core (Journal article)

    Whaler, K. A., & Holme, R. (2011). The axial dipole strength and flow in the outer core. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 188(3-4), 235-246. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2011.07.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2011.07.006

    Mapping geomagnetic secular variation at the core-mantle boundary (Journal article)

    Holme, R., Olsen, N., & Bairstow, F. L. (2011). Mapping geomagnetic secular variation at the core-mantle boundary. Geophysical Journal International, 186(2), 521-528. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246x.2011.05066.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246x.2011.05066.x

    Consistent treatment of errors in archaeointensity implies rapid decay of the dipole prior to 1840 (Journal article)

    Suttie, N., Holme, R., Hill, M. J., & Shaw, J. (2011). Consistent treatment of errors in archaeointensity implies rapid decay of the dipole prior to 1840. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304(1-2), 13-21. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.010

    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.010

    Reconstructing the Holocene Geomagnetic Field (Journal article)

    Korte, M., Constable, C., Donadini, F., & Holme, R. (2011). Reconstructing the Holocene Geomagnetic Field. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 312, 497-505.

    Signal from noise in geomagnetic field modelling: denoising data for secular variation studies (Journal article)

    Wardinski, I., & Holme, R. (2011). Signal from noise in geomagnetic field modelling: denoising data for secular variation studies. Geophysical Journal International, 185, 653-662.

    The distribution of the ring current: Cluster observations (Journal article)

    Zhang, Q. -H., Dunlop, M. W., Lockwood, M., Holme, R., Kamide, Y., Baumjohann, W., . . . Liu, S. -L. (2011). The distribution of the ring current: Cluster observations. Annales Geophysicae, 29, 1655-1662.

    2010

    Climate and atmospheric circulation changes over the past 1000 years reconstructed from oxygen isotopes in lake-sediment carbonate from Ireland (Journal article)

    Holmes, J., Arrowsmith, C., Austin, W., Boyle, J., Fisher, E., Holme, R., . . . van der Post, K. (2010). Climate and atmospheric circulation changes over the past 1000 years reconstructed from oxygen isotopes in lake-sediment carbonate from Ireland. HOLOCENE, 20(7), 1105-1111. doi:10.1177/0959683610369504

    DOI: 10.1177/0959683610369504

    On the persistence of geomagnetic flux lobes in global Holocene field models (Journal article)

    Korte, M., & Holme, R. (2010). On the persistence of geomagnetic flux lobes in global Holocene field models. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 182(3-4), 179-186. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2010.08.006

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2010.08.006

    Prediction of geomagnetic field with data assimilation: a candidate secular variation model for IGRF-11 (Journal article)

    Kuang, W., Wei, Z., Holme, R., & Tangborn, A. (2010). Prediction of geomagnetic field with data assimilation: a candidate secular variation model for IGRF-11. Earth, Planets and Space, 62(10), 775-785. doi:10.5047/eps.2010.07.008

    DOI: 10.5047/eps.2010.07.008

    Geomagnetic Jerks: Rapid Core Field Variations and Core Dynamics (Journal article)

    Mandea, M., Holme, R., Pais, A., Pinheiro, K., Jackson, A., & Verbanac, G. (2010). Geomagnetic Jerks: Rapid Core Field Variations and Core Dynamics. Space Science Reviews, 155(1-4), 147-175. doi:10.1007/s11214-010-9663-x

    DOI: 10.1007/s11214-010-9663-x

    Changes in climate and atmospheric circulation over the past 1000 years reconstructed from oxygen isotopes in lake-sediment carbonate from Ireland (Journal article)

    Holmes, J., Arrowsmith, C., Austin, W., Boyle, J., Fisher, E., Holme, R., . . . Weir, D. (2010). Changes in climate and atmospheric circulation over the past 1000 years reconstructed from oxygen isotopes in lake-sediment carbonate from Ireland. The Holocene, 20(7), 1105-1111.

    Comparison of eight years magnetic field data from Cluster with Tsyganenko models in the inner magnetosphere (Journal article)

    Zhang, Q. -H., Dunlop, M. W., Holme, R., & Woodfield, E. E. (n.d.). Comparison of eight years magnetic field data from Cluster with Tsyganenko models in the inner magnetosphere. Annales Geophysicae, 28(1), 309-326. doi:10.5194/angeo-28-309-2010

    DOI: 10.5194/angeo-28-309-2010

    2009

    Magnetic ringing of the Earth (Journal article)

    Holme, R. (2009). Magnetic ringing of the Earth. Nature, 459(7247), 652-653. doi:10.1038/459652a

    DOI: 10.1038/459652a

    TOWARDS A NEW APPROACH TO ARCHAEOMAGNETIC DATING IN EUROPE USING GEOMAGNETIC FIELD MODELLING (Journal article)

    LODGE, A., & HOLME, R. (2009). TOWARDS A NEW APPROACH TO ARCHAEOMAGNETIC DATING IN EUROPE USING GEOMAGNETIC FIELD MODELLING. Archaeometry, 51(2), 309-322. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4754.2008.00400.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-4754.2008.00400.x

    Microwave palaeointensity results from the Matuyama–Brunhes geomagnetic field reversal (Journal article)

    Brown, M. C., Gratton, M. N., Shaw, J., Holme, R., & Soler, V. (2009). Microwave palaeointensity results from the Matuyama–Brunhes geomagnetic field reversal. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 173(1-2), 75-102. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2008.11.001

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2008.11.001

    2008

    The 2003 geomagnetic jerk and its relation to the core surface flows (Journal article)

    WARDINSKI, I., HOLME, R., ASARI, S., & MANDEA, M. (2008). The 2003 geomagnetic jerk and its relation to the core surface flows. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 267(3-4), 468-481. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.12.008

    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.12.008

    Mantle flow models with core-mantle boundary constraints and chemical heterogeneities in the lowermost mantle (Journal article)

    Steinberger, B., & Holme, R. (n.d.). Mantle flow models with core-mantle boundary constraints and chemical heterogeneities in the lowermost mantle. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113(B5). doi:10.1029/2007jb005080

    DOI: 10.1029/2007jb005080

    2007

    Exploring the influence of the non-dipole field on magnetic records for field reversals and excursions (Journal article)

    Brown, M. C., Holme, R., & Bargery, A. (2007). Exploring the influence of the non-dipole field on magnetic records for field reversals and excursions. Geophysical Journal International, 168(2), 541-550. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246x.2006.03234.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246x.2006.03234.x

    A comparison of Cluster magnetic data with the Tsyganenko 2001 model (Journal article)

    Woodfield, E. E., Dunlop, M. W., Holme, R., Davies, J. A., & Hapgood, M. A. (2007). A comparison of Cluster magnetic data with the Tsyganenko 2001 model. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112, A06248.

    Consistency between the flow at the top of the core and the frozen-flux approximation (Journal article)

    Whaler, K. A., & Holme, R. (2007). Consistency between the flow at the top of the core and the frozen-flux approximation. Earth, Planets and Space, 59(12), 1219-1229.

    Core-mantle coupling, electromagnetic; Length of day variations, decadal; Westward drift (Chapter)

    Holme, R. (2007). Core-mantle coupling, electromagnetic; Length of day variations, decadal; Westward drift. In D. Gubbins, & E. Herrero-Bervera (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism. Berlin: Springer.

    Large-scale flow in the Core (Chapter)

    Holme, R. (2007). Large-scale flow in the Core. In P. Olson, & G. Schubert (Eds.), Core Dynamics (Treatise on Geophysics) (Vol. 8, pp. 107-130). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

    Terrestrial impact of abrupt changes in the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation: Early Holocene, UK† (Journal article)

    Marshall, J. D., Lang, B., Crowley, S. F., Weedon, G. P., van Calsteren, P., Fisher, E. H., . . . Ball, J. D. (2007). Terrestrial impact of abrupt changes in the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation: Early Holocene, UK†. Geology, 35(7), 639. doi:10.1130/g23498a.1

    DOI: 10.1130/g23498a.1

    2006

    A time-dependent model of the Earth's magnetic field and its secular variation for the period 1980-2000 (Journal article)

    Wardinski, I., & Holme, R. (2006). A time-dependent model of the Earth's magnetic field and its secular variation for the period 1980-2000. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 111(B12), n/a. doi:10.1029/2006jb004401

    DOI: 10.1029/2006jb004401

    Core surface flow modelling from high-resolution secular variation (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & Olsen, N. (2006). Core surface flow modelling from high-resolution secular variation. Geophysical Journal International, 166(2), 518-528. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246x.2006.03033.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246x.2006.03033.x

    2005

    Geomagnetic jerks and a high-resolution length-of-day profile for core studies (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & de Viron, O. (2005). Geomagnetic jerks and a high-resolution length-of-day profile for core studies. Geophysical Journal International, 160(2), 435-439. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246x.2004.02510.x

    DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-246x.2004.02510.x

    Magnetic field modelling from scalar-only data: Resolving the Backus effect with the equatorial electrojet (Journal article)

    Holme, R., James, M. A., & Lühr, H. (2005). Magnetic field modelling from scalar-only data: Resolving the Backus effect with the equatorial electrojet. Earth Planets Space, 57(12), 1203-1209. Retrieved from http://www.terrapub.co.jp/journals/EPS/frame/57.html

    New insight into secular variation between MAGSAT and CHAMP/ ØRSTED (Chapter)

    Wardinski, I., & Holme, R. (2005). New insight into secular variation between MAGSAT and CHAMP/ ØRSTED. In C. Reigber, H. Lühr, & J. Wichert (Eds.), Earth Observation with CHAMP: Results from Three Years in Orbit (pp. 305-310). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

    Report of Young Scientists' Committee on the future of IAGA (Report)

    Holme, R. (2005). Report of Young Scientists' Committee on the future of IAGA. Toulouse: IAGA. Retrieved from http://www.iugg.org/

    The spectrum of the magnetic secular variation (Chapter)

    Holme, R., & Olsen, N. (2005). The spectrum of the magnetic secular variation. In C. Reigber, H. Lühr, P. Schwintzer, & J. Wichert (Eds.), Earth Observation with CHAMP: Results from Three Years in Orbit (pp. 329-334). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

    2004

    A fuel-efficient geodynamo? (Journal article)

    Holme, R. (2004). A fuel-efficient geodynamo?. Nature, 429(6988), 137. doi:10.1038/429137a

    DOI: 10.1038/429137a

    2003

    Optimised axially-symmetric kinematic dynamos (Journal article)

    Holme, R. (2003). Optimised axially-symmetric kinematic dynamos. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 140(1-3), 3-11. doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2003.07.003

    DOI: 10.1016/j.pepi.2003.07.003

    Regularization of spherical cap harmonics (Journal article)

    Korte, M., & Holme, R. (2003). Regularization of spherical cap harmonics. Geophysical Journal International, 153(1), 253-262. doi:10.1046/j.1365-246x.2003.01898.x

    DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2003.01898.x

    CO2 - A CHAMP magnetic field model (Chapter)

    Holme, R., Olsen, N., Rother, M., & Lühr, H. (2003). CO2 - A CHAMP magnetic field model. In C. Reigber, H. Lühr, & P. Schwintzer (Eds.), First CHAMP Mission Results for Gravity, Magnetic and Atmospheric Studies (pp. 220-225). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

    Decadal and subdecadal secular variation of main geomagnetic field (Chapter)

    Wardinski, I., & Holme, R. (2003). Decadal and subdecadal secular variation of main geomagnetic field. In C. Reigber, H. Lühr, & P. Schwintzer (Eds.), First CHAMP Mission Results for Gravity, Magnetic and Atmospheric Studies (pp. 226-232). Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

    2002

    First scalar magnetic anomaly map from CHAMP satellite data indicates weak lithospheric field (Journal article)

    Maus, S., Rother, M., Holme, R., Lühr, H., Olsen, N., & Haak, V. (2002). First scalar magnetic anomaly map from CHAMP satellite data indicates weak lithospheric field. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(14). doi:10.1029/2001gl013685

    DOI: 10.1029/2001gl013685

    An explanation for the shape of Earth's gravity spectrum based on viscous mantle flow models (Journal article)

    Steinberger, B. (2002). An explanation for the shape of Earth's gravity spectrum based on viscous mantle flow models. Geophysical Research Letters, 29(21). doi:10.1029/2002gl015476

    DOI: 10.1029/2002gl015476

    Modelling of geomagnetic field moves into a new era (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & Olsen, N. (2002). Modelling of geomagnetic field moves into a new era. European Geologist, (13), 39-42.

    The core and fluctuations in the Earth's rotation, (Chapter)

    Ponsar, S., Dehant, V., Holme, R., Jault, D., Pais, A., & van Hoolst, T. (2002). The core and fluctuations in the Earth's rotation,. In V. Dehant, K. Creager, S. Karato, & S. Zatman (Eds.), Core Dynamics, Structure and Rotation (pp. 251-261). American Geophysical Union.

    2001

    Steady core flow in an azimuthally drifting reference frame (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & Whaler, K. A. (2001). Steady core flow in an azimuthally drifting reference frame. Geophysical Journal International, 145(2), 560-569. doi:10.1046/j.1365-246x.2001.01436.x

    DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-246x.2001.01436.x

    1994

    Baroclinic Instability in the Interiors of the Giant Planets: A Cooling History of Uranus? (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & Ingersoll, A. P. (1994). Baroclinic Instability in the Interiors of the Giant Planets: A Cooling History of Uranus?. Icarus, 110(2), 340-356. doi:10.1006/icar.1994.1126

    DOI: 10.1006/icar.1994.1126

    1992

    Lattice-gas and lattice-Boltzmann models of miscible fluids (Journal article)

    Holme, R., & Rothman, D. H. (1992). Lattice-gas and lattice-Boltzmann models of miscible fluids. Journal of Statistical Physics, 68(3-4), 409-429. doi:10.1007/bf01341756

    DOI: 10.1007/bf01341756