Hirano et al. (2006) "Volcanism in Response to Plate Flexure" Science, vol. 313, p. 1426-1428.
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Latest petit-spot papers are available.

Valentine & Hirano (2010)
"Mechanisms of low-flux intraplate volcanic fields - Basin and Range (North America) and Northwest Pacific Ocean
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    Geology, v. 38, no. 1, p. 55–58 (January 2010). doi: 10.1130/G30427.1

Hirano, Abe, Yamamoto & Machida (2010)
"New insights into the oceanic lithosphere from petit-spot volcanoes and "Super-Mohole" project"
     J. Geol. Soc. Japan, ,v. 116,no. 1,p. 1-12.


     Chemical Geology, 268, 313–323, 30 November, 2009
     doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.09.009


Machida, Hirano & Kimura (2009)
"Evidence for recycled plate material in Pacific upper mantle unrelated to plumes"
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 73, Issue 10, p. 3028-3037,
15 May 2009.
    doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.01.026

Hirano, Koppers, Takahashi, Fujiwara & Nakanishi (2008)
"Seamounts, knolls and petit-spot monogenetic volcanoes on the subducting Pacific Plate"

    Basin Research, vol. 20 (4), p. 543-553
    doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2008.00363.x

  Geophysical Reseaqrch Letters, vol. 34, L13305, 7 July 2007.
  doi: 10.1029/2007GL030439

Hofmann & Hart;  Hirano & Koppers;  McNutt (2007)
"Another Nail in Which Coffin?"

  Science, Vol. 315, Issue 5808, p. 39-40, 5 January 2007.
  doi: 10.1126/science.315.5808.39c

  Science, vol. 313 (5792), p. 1426-1428, 9 September 2006.
  doi: 10.1126/Science.1128235

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