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Supercontinent & palaeogeographic reconstructions (10)

Cawood, P.A., Hawkesworth, C.J., Pisarevsky, S.A., Dhuime, B., Capitanio, F.A., Nebel, O., 2018. Geological archive of the onset of plate tectonics. Philosophical Transactions. Series A, Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences, 376: 20170405.

Gong, X., Evans, D.A.D., Elming, S.Å., Söderlund, U., Salminen, J.M., 2018. Paleomagnetism, magnetic anisotropy and U-Pb baddeleyite geochronology of the early Neoproterozoic Blekinge-Dalarna dolerite dykes, Sweden, Precambrian Research, vol. 317, p. 14-32.

Gong, Z., Xu, X.X., Evans, D.A.D., Hoffman, P.F., Mitchell, R.N., Bleeker, W., 2018. Paleomagnetism and rock magnetism of the ca. 1.87 Ga Pearson Formation, Northwest Territories, Canada: A test of vertical-axis rotation within the Great Slave basin. Precambrian Research, 305, 295-309.

Kirscher, U., Liu, Y., Li, Z.X., Mitchell, R.N., Pisarevsky, S.A., Denyszyn, S.W., Nordsvan, A., 2018. Paleomagnetism of the Hart Dolerite (Kimberley, Western Australia) – A two-stage assembly of the supercontinent Nuna? Precambrian Research, In Press.

Liu, Y., Li, Z.-X., Pisarevsky, S., Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., Stark, J.C., 2018. Palaeomagnetism of the 1.89 Ga Boonadgin dykes of the Yilgarn Craton: Possible connection with India, Precambrian Research, In Press.

Liu, Y., Li, Z.-X., Pisarevsky, S., Kirscher, U., Mitchell, R.N., Stark, J.C., Clark, C., Hand, M., 2018. First Precambrian palaeomagnetic data from the Mawson Craton (East Antarctica) and tectonic implications. Scientific Reports 8: 16403.

Salminen, J., Hanson, R. Evans, D.A.D., Gong, Z., Larson, T., Walker, O., Gumsley, A., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R., 2018. Direct Mesoproterozoic connection of the Congo and Kalahari cratons in proto-Africa: Strange attractors across supercontinental cycles, Geology, vol. 46, p. 1011-1014.

Stark, J.C., Wilde, S.A., Söderlund, U., Li, Z.-X., Rasmussen, B., Zi, J.-W., 2018. First evidence of Archean mafic dykes at 2.62 Ga in the Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia: links to cratonisation and the Zimbabwe Craton. Precambrian Research, 317, 1–13.

Stark, J.C., Wang, X.-C., Li, Z.-X., Denyszyn, S.W., Rasmussen, B., Zi, J.-W., Sheppard, S., 2018. 1.39 Ga mafic dyke swarm in southwestern Yilgarn Craton marks Nuna to Rodinia transition in the West Australian Craton. Precambrian Research, 316, 291-304.

Wen, B., Evans, D.A.D., Wang, C., Li, Y.X., Jing, X., 2018. A positive test for the Greater Tarim Block at the heart of Rodinia: Mega-dextral suturing of supercontinent assembly, Geology, vol. 46, p. 687-690.

Plume record during supercontinent cycles (23)

Baratoux, L., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., de Roever, E., Jessell, M.W., Kamo, S., Naba, S., Perrouty, S., Metelka, V., Yatte, D., Grenholm, M., Diallo, D.P., Ndiaye, P.M., Dioh, E., Cournède, C., Benoit, M., Baratoux, D., Youbi, N., Bendaoud, A., 2018. New U-Pb baddeleyite ages of dolerite dyke swarms between 1791 Ma and 200 Ma, Leo-1 Man Craton, West Africa, and link with the Guiana Shield, South America. In: Srivastava, R.K., Ernst, R.E., Peng, P. (eds.) Dyke Swarms of the World – A Modern Perspective. Springer, p. 263-314.

Buchan, K.L., Ernst, R.E., 2018. A giant circumferential dyke swarm associated with the High Arctic Large Igneous Province (HALIP). Gondwana Research, v. 58, p. 39-57.

Buchan, K.L., Ernst, R.E., 2018. Giant Circumferential Dyke Swarms: Catalogue and Characteristics. In: Srivastava, R.K., Ernst, R.E., Peng, P. (eds.) Dyke Swarms of the World – A Modern Perspective. Springer, p. 1-44.

Chaves, A.O., Ernst, R.E., Söderlund, U., Wang, X-P., Naeraa, T., 2018. The 920-900 Ma Bahia-Gangila LIP of the Sao Francisco and Congo cratons and link with Dashigou-Chulan LIP of North China craton: new insights from U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry. Precambrian Research, In Press.

Cox, G.M., Halverson, G.P., Denyszyn, S., Foden, J., Macdonald, F.A., 2018. Cryogenian magmatism along the north-western margin of Laurentia: Plume or rift? Precambrian Research, vol. 319, p. 144-157.

Cox, G.M., Foden, J., Collins, A.S., 2018. Late Neoproterozoic adakitic magmatism of the eastern Arabian Nubian Shield, Geoscience Frontiers, In Press.

Donskaya, T.V., Gladkochub, D.P., Ernst, R.E., Pisarevsky, S.A., Mazukabzov, A.M., Demonterova, E.I., 2018. Geochemistry and Petrogenesis of Mesoproterozoic
Dykes of the Irkutsk Promontory, Southern Part of the Siberian Craton. Minerals, 8, 545.

Ernst, R.E., Davies, D.R., Jowitt, S.M., Campbell, I.H., 2018. Can mantle plumes destroy diamonds? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 502, p. 244-252.

Fernie, N., Glorie, S., Jessell, M.W., Collins, A.S., 2018. Thermochronological insights into reactivation of a continental shear zone in response to Equatorial Atlantic rifting (northern Ghana), Scientific reports, vol. 8, p. 16619.

Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Ernst, R.E., Hamilton, M.A., Mazukabzov, A.M., Pisarevsky, S.A., Kamo, S., 2018. New Ectasian event of basic magmatism in the Southern Siberian craton. Dokl. Earth Sci, In Press.

Grantham, G.H., Eglington, B.M, Macey, P.H., Ingram, B.A., Rademeyer, M., Kaiden, H., Manhica, V., 2018. The chemistry of Karoo-age andesitic lavas along the northern Mozambique coast, southern Africa and possible implications for Gondwana breakup, South African Journal of Geology, In Press.

Hollanda, M.H.B.M., Archanjo, C.J., Macedo Filho, A.A., Fossen, H., Ernst, R.E., de Castro, D.L., Melo, A.C., Oliveira, A.L., 2018. The Mesozoic Equatorial Atlantic Magmatic Province (EQUAMP): A new large igneous province in South America. In: Srivastava, R.K., Ernst, R.E., Peng, P. (eds.) Dyke Swarms of the World – A Modern Perspective. Springer, p. 87-110.

Kastek, N., Ernst, R.E., Cousens, B.L., Baragar, W.R.A., Bleeker, W., Kamo, S.L., Soderlund, U., Sylvester, P., 2018. U-Pb Geochronology and geochemistry of the Povungnituk Group of the Cape Smith Belt: part of a craton-scale circa 2.0 Ga Minto-Povungnituk large igneous province (LIP), northern Superior craton. Lithos, v. 320-321, p. 315-331.

Magee, C., Ernst, R.E., Muirhead, J., Phillips, T., Jackson, C. A-L., 2018. Magma Plumbing Systems in Large Igneous Provinces: Lessons from Seismic Reflection Data. In: Srivastava, R.K., Ernst, R.E., Peng, P. (eds.) Dyke Swarms of the World – A Modern Perspective. Springer, p. 45-85.

Ni, N., Chen, N-h., Ernst, R.E., Yang, S-f., Chen, J-n., 2018. Semi-automatic extraction and mapping of dyke swarms based on multi-resolution remote sensing images: Applied to the dykes in Kuluketage region in the northeastern Tarim Block. Precambrian Research, In Press.

Rogers, C., Cousens, B., Ernst, R.E., Söderlund, U., 2018. Phosphorous and Potassium Metasomatic Enrichment in the Mantle Source of the ca. 1450-1425 Ma Michael-Shabogamo Gabbro of Eastern Laurentia. Journal of Petrology, In Press.

Rogers, C., Kamo, S.L., Soderlund, U., Hamilton, M.A., Ernst, R.E., Cousens, B., Harlan, S.S., Wade, C.E., Thorkelson, D.J., 2018. Geochemistry and U-Pb geochronology of 1590 and 1550 Ma mafic dyke swarms of Western Laurentia: Mantle plume magmatism shared with Australia. Lithos, v. 314-315, p. 216-235.

Salminen, J., Hanson, R., Evans, D., Gong, Z., Larson, T., Walker, O., Gumsley, A., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R., 2018. Direct Mesoproterozoic connection of Congo and Kalahari cratons in proto-Africa: Strange attractors across supercontinental cycles. Geology, v. 46, p. 1011-1014.

Samal, A.K., Srivastava, R.K., Ernst, R.E., Söderlund, U., 2018. Mapping and naming of distinct Neoarchean-Mesoproterozoic mafic dyke swarms of the Indian Shield using Google™ Earth images and ArcGIS™ and their possible association to Large Igneous Provinces: current status and future prospects. In: Srivastava, R.K., Ernst, R.E., Peng, P. (eds.) Dyke Swarms of the World – A Modern Perspective. Springer, p. 335-390.

Srivastava, R.K., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., Mondal, S.K., Samal, A.K, 2018. Precambrian mafic dyke swarms in the Singhbhum craton (eastern India) and their links with dyke swarms of the eastern Dharwar craton (southern India). Precambrian Research, In Press.

Stark, J.C., Wang, X.-C., Li, Z.-X., Rasmussen, B., Sheppard, S., Zi, J.-W., Clark, C., Hand, M., Li, W.-X., 2018. In situ U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry of a 1.13 Ga mafic dyke suite at Bunger Hills, East Antarctica: The end of the Albany-Fraser Orogeny. Precambrian Research, v. 310, p. 76-92.

Teixeira, W., Hamilton, M.A., Girardi, V.A.V., Faleiros, F.M., Ernst, R.E., 2018. U-Pb baddeleyite ages of key dyke swarms in the Amazonian Craton (Carajás/Rio Maria and Rio Apa areas): tectonic implications for events at 1880, 1110 Ma, 535 Ma and 200 Ma. Precambrian Research, In Press.

Zhang, S-H., Ernst, R.E., Pei, J-L., Zhao, Y., Zhou, M-F., Hu, G-H., 2018. A temporal and causal link between ~1380 Ma large igneous provinces and black shales: Implications for the Mesoproterozoic time-scale and paleoenvironment. Geology, v. 46, p. 963-966.

Basin record during supercontinent cycles (25)

Cox, G.M, Isakson, V., Hoffman, P.F., Gernon, T.M., Schmitz, M.D., Shahin, S., Collins, A.S., Preiss, W., Blades, M.L., Mitchell, R.N., Nordsvan, A., 2018. South Australian U-Pb zircon (CA-ID-TIMS) age supports globally synchronous Sturtian deglaciation, Precambrian Research, vol. 315, p. 257-263.

Crockford, P.W., Hayles, J.A., Bao, H., Planavsky, N.J, Bekker, A., Fralick, P.W., Halverson, G.P., Bui, T.H., Peng, Y., Wing, B.A., 2018. Triple oxygen isotope evidence for limited mid-Proterozoic primary productivity, Nature, vol. 559, p. 613.
Evans, D.A.D., 2018, Probing the complexities of magnetism in zircons from Jack Hills, Australia, Geology, vol. 46, p. 479-480.

Garber, J.M., Maurya, S., Hernandez, J.-A., Duncan, M.S., Zeng, L., Zhang, H.L., Faul, U., McCammon, C., Montagner, J.-P., Moresi, L., Romanowicz, B.A., Rudnick, R.L., Stixrude, L., 2018. Multidisciplinary constraints on the abundance of diamond and eclogite in the cratonic lithosphere, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, vol. 19, p. 2062-2086.

Gillespie, J., Glorie, S., Khudoley, A., Collins, A.S., 2018. Detrital apatite U Pb and trace element analysis as a provenance tool: Insights from the Yenisey ridge (Siberia), Lithos, In Press.

Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Stanevich, A.M., Pisarevsky, S.A., Zhang, S., Motova, Z.L., Mazukabzov, A.M., Li, H., 2018. U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of Neoproterozoic sedimentary rocks in southern Siberia: New insights into breakup of Rodinia and opening of Paleo-Asian Ocean, Gondwana Research, vol. 65, p. 1-16.

Halverson, G., Porter, S., Gibson, T., 2018. Dating the late Proterozoic stratigraphic record, Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, ETLS20170160.

Hodgskiss, M.S.W., Kunzmann, M., Poirier, A., Halverson, G.P., 2018. The role of microbial iron reduction in the formation of Proterozoic molar tooth structures, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 482, p. 1-11.

Huang, H., Cawood, P.A., Hou, M.C., Ni, S.J., Yang, J.H., Du, Y.S., Wen, H.G., 2018. Provenance of late Permian volcanic ash beds in South China: Implications for the age of Emeishan volcanism and its linkage to climate cooling, Lithos, vol. 314-315, p. 293-306.

Mulder, J.A., Karlstrom, K.E., Halpin, J.A., Merdith, A.S., Spencer, C.J., Berry, R.F., McDonald, B., 2018. Rodinian devil in disguise: Correlation of 1.25-1.10 Ga strata between Tasmania and Grand Canyon, Geology, vol. 46, p. 991-994.

Nebel-Jacobsen, Y., Nebel, O., Wille, M., Cawood, P.A., 2018. A non-zircon Hf isotope record in Archean black shales from the Pilbara craton confirms changing crustal dynamics ca. 3 Ga ago, Scientific reports, vol. 8 (1), p. 922.

Nordsvan, A.R., Collins, W.J., Li, Z.X., Spencer, C.J., Pourteau, A., Withnall, I.W., Betts, P.G., Volante, S., 2018. Laurentian crust in northeast Australia: Implications for the assembly of the supercontinent Nuna. Geology, 46(3), 251-254.

Nordsvan, A., Li, Z.-X., Collins, B. 2018. A piece of north America is now in Queensland, Australasian Science, vol. 39, p. 17.

Pall, J., Zahirovic, S., Doss, S., Hassan, R., Matthews, K.J., Cannon, J., Gurnis, M., Moresi, L., Lenardic, A., Müller, R.D., 2018. The influence of carbonate platform interactions with subduction zone volcanism on palaeo-atmospheric CO2 since the Devonian, Climate of the Past, vol. 14., p. 857-870.

Priyatkina, N., Collins, W.J., Khudoley, A.K., Letnikova, E.F., Huang, H.Q., 2018. The Neoproterozoic evolution of the western Siberian Craton margin: U-Pb-Hf isotopic records of detrital zircons from the Yenisey Ridge and the Prisayan Uplift. Precambrian Research, v. 305, p. 197-217.

Qi, L., Xu, Y., Cawood, P.A., Du, Y., 2018. Reconstructing Cryogenian to Ediacaran successions and paleogeography of the South China Block, Precambrian Research, vol. 314, p. 452-467.

Santos, L.D.L., Dantas, E.L., Cawood, P.A., Lages, G.A., Lima, H.M., Santos E.J., 2018. Accretion Tectonics in Western Gondwana Deduced From Sm‐Nd Isotope Mapping of Terranes in the Borborema Province, NE Brazil, Tectonics, vol. 37, p. 2727-2743.

Shields, G.A., Halverson, G.P., Porter, S.M., 2018. Descent into the Cryogenian, Precambrian Research, vol. 319, p. 1.5.

Wang, K., Dong, S., Li, Z.-X., Han, B., 2018. Age and chemical composition of Archean metapelites in the Zhongxiang Complex and implications for early crustal evolution of the Yangtze Craton. Lithos, 321-321, 280-301.

Wang, W., Cawood, P.A., Pandit, M.K., Zhou, M.F., Zhao, J.H., 2018. Evolving passive-and active-margin tectonics of the Paleoproterozoic Aravalli Basin, NW India, Geological Society of America Bulletin, In Press.

Wang, X., Cawood, P.A., Zhao, H., Zhao, L., Grasby, S.E., Chen, Z.-Q., Wignall, P.B., Lv, Z., Han, C., 2018. Mercury anomalies across the end Permian mass extinction in South China from shallow and deep water depositional environments, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 496, p. 159-167.

Wang, X., Cawood, P.A., Zhao, L., Chen, Z.Q., Lyu, Z., Ma, B., 2018. Convergent continental margin volcanic source for ash beds at the Permian-Triassic boundary, South China: Constraints from trace elements and Hf-isotopes, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, In Press.

Westin, A., Neto, M.C.C., Cawood, P.A., Hawkesworth, C.J., Dhuime, B., Delavault, H., 2018. The neoproterozoic southern passive margin of the são francisco craton: insights on the pre-amalgamation of west gondwana from u-pb and hf-nd isotopes, Precambrian Research, In Press.

Yang, B., Smith, T.M., Collins, A.S., Munson, T.J., Schoemaker, B., Nicholls, D., Cox, G., Farkas, J., Glorie, S., 2018. Spatial and temporal variation in detrital zircon age provenance of the hydrocarbon-bearing upper Roper Group, Beetaloo Sub-basin, Northern Territory, Australia, Precambrian Research, vol. 304, p. 140-155.

Yang, J., Cawood, P.A., Du, Y., Condon, D.J., Yan, J., Liu, J., Huang, Y., Yuan, D., 2018. Early Wuchiapingian cooling linked to Emeishan basaltic weathering? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 492, p. 102-111.

Yao, W., Li, Z.X., Spencer, C.J., Martin, E.L., 2018. Indian-derived sediments deposited in Australia during Gondwana assembly. Precambrian Research, v. 312, p. 23-37.

Supercontinent cycles & geodynamics (26)

Arnould, M., Coltice, N., Flament, N., Seigneur, V., Müller, R. D., 2018. On the scales of dynamic topography in whole-mantle convection models, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19; doi:10.1029/2018GC007516.

Beall, A.P., Moresi, L., Cooper, C.M., 2018. Formation of cratonic lithosphere during the initiation of plate tectonics, Geology, vol. 46 (6), p. 487-490.

Bellas, A., Zhong, S., Bercovici, D., Mulyukova, E., 2018. Dynamic weakening with grain-damage and implications for slab detachment, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, vol. 285, p. 76-90.

Braz, C., Seton, M., Flament, N., Müller, R.D., 2018. Cretaceous back-arc extension in the Northern Andes, Journal of Geodynamics 121, 115–132; doi:10.1029/2018GC007516.

Cao, W., Williams, S., Flament, N., Zahirovic, S., Scotese, C., Müller, R.D., 2018. Paleolatitudinal distribution of lithologic indicators of climate in a paleogeographic framework, Geological Magazine, 1–24; doi:10.1017/S0016756818000110.

Cao, X., Flament, N., Müller, R. D., Li, S. 2018. The dynamic topography of East China since the latest Jurassic Period, Tectonics 37; doi:10.1029/2017TC004830.

Cawood, P.A. Hawkesworth, C.J., 2018, Continental crustal volume, thickness and area, and their geodynamic implications, Gondwana Research, vol. 66, p. 116-125.

Cox, G.M., Lyons, T.W., Mitchell, R.N., Hasteroka, D., Garda, M., 2018. Linking the rise of atmospheric oxygen to growth in the continental phosphorus inventory. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 489, p. 28-36.

Crameri, F., Conrad, C.P., Montési, L., Lithgow-Bertelloni, C.R., 2018. The dynamic life of an oceanic plate, Tectonophysics, in press, 10.1016/j.tecto.2018.03.016.

Dhuime, B., Hawkesworth, C.J., Delavault, H., Cawood, P.A., 2018. Rates of generation and destruction of the continental crust: implications for continental growth, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, vol. 376 (2132), p. 20170403.

Gurnis, M., Yang, T., Cannon, J., Turner, M., Williams, S., Flament, N., Müller, R.D., 2018. Global Reconstructions with Continuously Evolving Deforming and Rigid Plates, Computers & Geosciences 116, 32–41; doi:10.1016/j.cageo.2018.04.007.

Hawkesworth, C., Cawood, P.A., Dhuime, B., 2018. Rates of generation and growth of the continental crust, Geoscience Frontiers, vol. 10, p. 165-173.

Heron, P. J., 2018. Mantle plumes and mantle dynamics in the Wilson Cycle, Geological Society Special Publication,The Wilson Cycle: Plate Tectonics and Structural Inheritance During Continental Deformation.

Heyn, B. H., C. P. Conrad, R. G. Trønnes, 2018. Stabilizing effect of compositional viscosity contrasts on thermochemical piles, Geophysical Research Letters, 45, 7523-7532, doi:10.1029/2018GL078799.

Johnson, T.E., Miljkovic, K., Spencer, C.J., Gardiner, N.J., Kirkland, C.L., Bland, P., Smithies, H., 2018. Earth’s oldest evolved rocks are impact melts. Nature Geoscience.

Li, M., Zhong, S., Olson, P., 2018. Linking lowermost mantle structure, core-mantle boundary heat flux and mantle plume formation, Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, vol. 277, p. 10-29.

Kirscher, U., Winklhofer, M., Hackl, M., Bachtadse, V., 2018. Detailed Jaramillo field reversals recorded in lake sediments from Armenia – Lower mantle influence on the magnetic field revisited. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 484, 124-134.

Mao, W., Zhong, S., 2018. Slab stagnation due to a reduced viscosity layer beneath the mantle transition zone, Nature Geoscience, vol. 11 (11), p. 876.

Müller, R. D., Hassan, R., Gurnis, M., Flament, N., Williams, S., 2018. Dynamic topography of continental passive margins and their hinterlands since the Cretaceous, Gondwana Research 53, 225–251; doi:10.1016/

Nebel, O., Capitanio, F.A., Moyen, J.-F., Weinberg, R.F., Clos, F., Nebel-Jacobsen, Y.-J., Cawood, P.A., 2018. When crust comes of age: on the chemical evolution of Archaean, felsic continental crust by crustal drip tectonics, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, vol. 376, p. 20180103.

Steinberger, B., Conrad, C.P., Osei Tutu, A., Hoggard, M.J., 2018. On the amplitude of dynamic topography at spherical harmonic degree two, Tectonophysics, in press, 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.11.032.

Watkins, C.E., Conrad, C.P., 2018. Constraints on dynamic topography from asymmetric subsidence of the mid-ocean ridges, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 484, 264-275, 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.12.028.

Yang, T., Moresi, L., Zhao, D., Sandiford, D., Whittaker, J., 2018. Cenozoic lithospheric deformation in Northeast Asia and the rapidly-aging Pacific Plate, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 492, p. 1-11.

Young, A., Flament, N., Maloney, K., Williams, S., Matthews, K., Zahirovic, S., Müller, R.D., 2018. Global kinematics of tectonic plates and subduction zones since the late Paleozoic Period, Geoscience Frontiers, in press; doi:10.1016/j.gsf.2018.05.011.

Zhang, N., Dang, Z., Huang, C., Li, Z.X., 2018. The dominant driving force for supercontinent breakup: Plume push or subduction retreat? Geoscience Frontiers, 9(4), 997-1007.

Zhang, N., Li, Z.X., 2018. Formation of mantle “lone plumes” in the global downwelling zone — A multiscale modelling of subduction-controlled plume generation beneath the South China Sea. Tectonophysics, 723, 1-13.

Orogenesis during supercontinent cycles (41)

Alessio, B.L., Collins, A.S., Siegfried, P., Glorie, S., De Waele, B., Payne, J., Archibald, D.B., 2018. Neoproterozoic tectonic geography of the south-east Congo Craton in Zambia as deduced from the age and composition of detrital zircons, Geoscience Frontiers, In Press.

Alessio, B.L., Blades, M.L, Murray, G., Thorpe, B., Collins, A.S., Kelsey, D.E., Foden, J., Payne, J., Al-Khirbash, S., Jourdan, F., 2018. Origin and tectonic evolution of the NE basement of Oman: a window into the Neoproterozoic accretionary growth of India? Geological Magazine, vol. 155, p. 1150-1174.

Archibald, D.B., Collins, A.S., Foden, J.D., Payne, J.L., Holden, P., Razakamanana, T., 2018. Late syn- to post-collisional magmatism in Madagascar: The genesis of the Ambalavao and Maevarano Suites. Geoscience Frontiers.

Archibald, D.B., Murphy, J.B., Reddy, S.M., Jourdan, F., Gillespie, J. Glorie, S., 2018. Post-accretionary exhumation of the Meguma terrane relative to the Avalon terrane in the Canadian Appalachians. Tectonophysics, 747-748: 343-356.

Armistead, S.E., Collins, A.S., Payne, J.L., Foden, J.D., De Waele, B., Shaji, E., Santosh, M., 2018. A re-evaluation of the Kumta Suture in western peninsular India and its extension into Madagascar, Gondwana Research, vol. 157, p. 317-328.

Bickford, M., Satkoski, A., Samson, S., Wooden, J., Bauer, R., Schmitz, M., Mueller, P., Kamenov, G., 2018. Paleoarchean gneisses in the Minnesota River Valley and northern Michigan, USA, in Earth’s Oldest Rocks, second edition, (Ed. M.J. van Kranendonk, V.C. Bennett, J.E. Hoffmann), Elsevier Publishers, ISBN: 9780444639011, p. 731-750. (invited).

Boote, S., Knapp, J., Mueller, P., 2018. A preserved Neoproterozoic continental collision in southeastern North America: The Brunswick suture zone and Osceola continental margin arc. Tectonics, v. 37, p. 305-321.

Campanha, G.A.C., Faleiros, F.M., Cawood, P.A., Cabrita, D.I.G., Ribeiro, B.V., Basei, M.A.S., 2018. The Tonian Embu Complex in the Ribeira Belt (Brazil): revision, depositional age and setting in Rodinia and West Gondwana, Precambrian Research, vol. 320, p. 31-45.

Chamberlain, K., Mueller, P., 2018. Oldest rocks of the Wyoming Craton, in Earth’s Oldest Rocks, second edition, (Ed. M.J. van Kranendonk, V.C. Bennett, J.E. Hoffmann), Elsevier Publishers, (invited). ISBN: 9780444639011

Daczko, N. R., Halpin, J. A., Fitzsimons, I. C. W., Whittaker, J. M., 2018. A cryptic Gondwana-forming orogen located in Antarctica: Scientific Reports, v. 8, no. 1, p. 8371.

Fu, J., Liu, S., Cawood, P.A., Wang, M., Hu, F., Sun, G., Gao, L., Hu, Y., 2018. Neoarchean magmatic arc in the Western Liaoning Province, northern North China Craton: Geochemical and isotopic constraints from sanukitoids and associated granitoids, Lithos, vol. 322, p. 296-311.

Gardiner, N.J., Searle, M.P., Morley, C.K., Robb, L.J., Whitehouse, M.J., Roberts, N.M.W., Kirland, C.L., Spencer, C.J., 2018. The Crustal Architecture of Myanmar Images Through Zircon U-Pb, Lu-Hf, and O Isotopes: Tectonic and Metallogenic Implications. Gondwana Research, In Press.

Gifford, J., Mueller, P., Foster, D., Mogk, D., 2018. Extending the realm of Archean crust in the Great Falls tectonic zone: Evidence from the Little Rocky Mountains, Montana. Precambrian Research: DOI 10.1016/j.precamres.2018.07.021

Gilmer, A.K. Sparks, R.S.J., Blundy, J.D., Rust, A.C., Hauff, F, Spencer, C.J., 2018. Petrogenesis and assembly of the Don Manuel igneous complex, Miocene-Pliocene porphyry copper belt, Central Chile. Journal of Petrology.

Hajná, J., Žák, J., Dörr, W., Kachlík, V., Sláma, J., 2018. New constraints from detrital zircon ages on prolonged, multiphase transition from the Cadomian accretionary orogen to a passive margin of Gondwana. Precambrian Research, 317, 159-178. 

Henriques, S.B.A., Neiva, A.M.R., Tajcmanova, L., Dunning, G.R., 2018. Geochemistry and metamorphism of the Mouriscas Complex, Ossa Morena/Central Iberian zone boundary, Iberian Massif, Central Portugal: implications for the Cadomian and Variscan orogenies. Lithos 296-299, 496-512.

Honarmand, M., Xiao, W., Nabatian, G., Blades, M.L., dos Santos, M.C., Collins, A.S., Ao, S., 2018. Zircon U-Pb-Hf isotopes, bulk-rock geochemistry and Sr-Nd-Pb isotopes from late Neoproterozoic basement in the Mahneshan area, NW Iran: Implications for Ediacaran active continental margin along the northern Gondwana and constraints on the late Oligocene crustal anatexis, Gondwana Research, vol. 57, p. 48-76.

Jepson, G., Glorie, S., Konopelko, D., Mirkamalov, R., Danišík, M., Collins, A.S., 2018. The low-temperature thermo-tectonic evolution of the western Tian Shan, Uzbekistan, Gondwana Research, vol. 64, p. 122-136.

Kaara, J., Väisänen, M., Johansson, Å., Lahaye, Y., O’Brien, H., Eklund, O., 2018. 1.90-1.88 Ga arc magmatism of central Fennoscandia: geochemistry, U-Pb geochronology, Sm-Nd and Lu-Hf isotope systematics of plutonic-volcanic rocks from southern Finland. Geologica Acta, vol. 16, p. 1-23. DOI:10.1344/GeologicaActa2018.16.1.1.

Kerr, A., Eglington, B.M., Milne, G.C., 2018. Aspects of the geology, geochemistry and geochronology of the Proterozoic granitoid instrusives from Natal, South Africa, Revista Brasileira de Geociências, vol. 17, p. 631-632.

Kerr, A., Eglington, B.M., Milne, G.C., 2018. The geochemistry and geochronology of some Proterozoic granitoid rocks from the Natal structural and metamorphic Province, Southeastern Africa, Revista Brasileira de Geociências, vol. 17 (4), p. 543-549.

Kitano I., Osanai Y., Nakano N., Adachi T., Fitzsimons I.C.W., 2018. Detrital zircon and igneous protolith ages of high-grade metamorphic rocks in the Highland and Wanni Complexes, Sri Lanka: Their geochronological correlation with southern India and East Antarctica. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 156, 122-144.

Li, X.-H., Abd El-Rahman, Y., Abu Anbar, M., Li, J., Ling, X.-X., Wu, L.-G., Masoud, A.E., 2018. Old continental crust underlying juvenile oceanic arc: Evidence from Northern Arabian-Nubian Shield, Egypt, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 45, p. 3001-3008.

Li, J., Dong, S., Cawood, P.A., Zhao, G., Johnston, S.T., Zhang, Y., Xin, Y., 2018. An Andean-type retro-arc foreland system beneath northwest South China revealed by SINOPROBE profiling, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 490, p. 170-179.

Li, S.M., Wang, Q., Zhu, D.C., Stern, R.J., Cawood, P.A., Sui, Q.L., Zhao, Z., 2018. One or two Early Cretaceous arc systems in the Lhasa Terrane, southern Tibet, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, vol. 123 (5), p. 3391-3413

Liu, H., Zhao, J.H., Cawood, P.A., Wang, W., 2018. South China in Rodinia: Constrains from the Neoproterozoic Suixian volcano-sedimentary group of the South Qinling Belt, Precambrian Research, vol. 314, p. 170-193.

Pastor-Galán, D., Nance, D., Murphy, J.B., Spencer, C.J., 2018. Supercontinents: myths, mysteries, and milestones. Geological Society of London Special Publications, v. 470, no. 16, doi: 10.1144/SP470.16.

Piechocka A.M., Sheppard S., Fitzsimons I.C.W., Johnson S.P., Rasmussen B., Jourdan F., 2018. Neoproterozoic 40Ar/39Ar mica ages mark the termination of a billion years of intraplate reworking in the Capricorn Orogen, Western Australia. Precambrian Research 310, 391-406.

Pourteau, A., Smit, M.A., Li, Z.-X., Collins, W.J., Nordsvan, A.R., Volante, S., Li, J., 2018. 1.6 Ga crustal thickening along the final Nuna suture. Geology, 46(11), 959-962.

Roda, M., Zucali, M., Li, Z.-X., Spalla, M.I., Yao, W., 2018. Pre-Alpine contrasting tectono-metamorphic evolutions within the Southern Steep Belt, Central Alps. Lithos, 310–311, 31-49.

Schmitz, M., Bickford, M., Southwick, D. Mueller, P., Samson, S., 2018. Neoarchean and Paleoproterozoic events in the Minnesota River Valley sub-province, with implications for southern Superior craton evolution and correlation. Precambrian Research. DOI:

Spencer, C.J., Dyck, B., Mottram, C.M., Roberts, N.M.W., Yao, W., Martin, E.L., 2018. Deconvolving the pre-Himalayan Indian margin – Tales of crustal growth and destruction. Geoscience Frontiers, In Press.

Spencer, C.J., Kirkland, C.L., Roberts, N.M.W., 2018. Detrital zircon fertility as a function of erosion and composition; examples from South America and Western Australia. Terra Nova.

Spencer, C.J., Murphy, J.B., Kirkland, C.L., Liu, Y., Mitchell, R.N., 2018. A Palaeoproterozoic tectono-magmatic lull as a potential trigger for the supercontinent cycle. Nature Geoscience, 11, 97-101.

Song, S.G., Bi, H.Z., Qi, S., Yang, L.M., Allen, M.B., Niu, Y.L., Su, L., Li, W., 2018. HP-UHP metamorphic belt in the East Kunlun Orogen: final closure of the Proto-Tethys Ocean and formation of the Pan-North China Continent. Journal of Petrology, In Press.

Tull, J., Farris, D., Mueller, P., Davis, B., 2018. The Dadeville complex: The missing Taconic arc in the southern Appalachians. Geological Society of America Bulletin.

Wang, K., Li, Z.-X., Dong, S., Cui, J., Han, B., Zheng, T., Xu, Y., 2018. Early crustal evolution of the Yangtze Craton, South China: New constraints from zircon U-Pb-Hf isotopes and geochemistry of ca. 2.9–2.6 Ga granitic rocks in the Zhongxiang Complex. Precambrian Research, 314, 325-352.

Wang, Q., Zhu, D.-C., Liu, A.-L., Cawood, P.A., Liu, S.-A., Xia, Y., Chen, Y., Wang, H. Zhang, L.-L., Zhao, Z.-D., 2018. Survival of the Lhasa Terrane during its collision with Asia due to crust-mantle coupling revealed by ca. 114 Ma intrusive rocks in western Tibet, Lithos, vol. 304, p. 200-210.

Yang, L.M., Song, S.G., Allen, M.B., Su, L., Dong, J., Wang, C., 2018. Oceanic accretionary belt in the West Qinling Orogen: Links between the Qinling and Qilian orogens, China. Gondwana Research 64, 137-162.

Zhan, Q.-Y., Zhu, D.-C., Wang, Q., Cawood, P.A., Xie, J.-C., Li, S.-M., Wang, R., Zhang, L.-L., Zhao, Z.-D., 2018. Constructing the Eastern Margin of the Tibetan Plateau during the Late Triassic, In Press.

Zhang, F., Cawood, P.A., Dong, Y., Wang, Y., 2018. Petrogenesis and tectonic implications of Early Cretaceous andesitic–dacitic rocks, western Qinling (Central China): Geochronological and geochemical constraints, Geoscience Frontiers, In Press.


Supercontinent & palaeogeographic reconstructions (28)

Abashev, V.V., Metelkin, D.V., Mikhal’tsov, N.E., Vernikovsky, V.A., Matushkin, N.Y., 2017, Paleomagnetism of the Upper Paleozoic of the Novaya Zemlya Archipelago. Izvestiya, Physics of the Solid Earth, v. 53, p. 677-694.

Archibald, D.A., Collins, A.S, Foden. J.F., Payne, J.L., Macey, P.H., Holden, P., Razakamanana, T. in press. Genesis of the Stenian-Tonian Dabolava Suite of west central Madagascar: Implications for the evolution of the Mozambique Ocean and the formation of Rodinia. Journal of the Geological Society, London.

Belica, M.E., Tohver, E., Pisarevsky, S.A., Jourdan, F., Denyszyn, S., George, A.D., 2017. Middle Permian paleomagnetism of the Sydney Basin, Eastern Gondwana: Testing Pangea models and the timing of the end of the Kiaman Reverse Superchron. Tectonophysics 699, 178-198.

Blades, M.L., Foden, J., Collins, A.S., Alemu, T., Woldetinsae, G. in press. The origin of the ultramafic rocks of the Tulu Dimtu Belt, western Ethiopia – Do they represent remnants of the Mozambique Ocean? Geological Magazine.

Cawood, P.A., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2017. Laurentia-Baltica-Amazonia relations during Rodinia assembly. Precambrian Research 292, 386-397.

Chamberlain, K.R., Kilian, T.M., Evans, D.A.D., Bleeker, W. & Cousens, B.L., 2017. Reply: Wyoming on the run – toward final Paleoproterozoic assembly of Laurentia. Geology, v. 45, p. e412.

Chernova, A.I., Metelkin, D.V., Matushkin, N.Y., Vernikovsky, V.A., Travin, A.V., 2017, Paleomagnetism and geochronology of volcanogenic-sedimentary rocks of Henrietta Island (De Long Archipelago, Arctic Ocean). Doklady Earth Sciences, v. 475, p. 849-853.

Chernova, A.I., Metelkin, D.V., Matushkin, N.Y., Vernikovsky, V.A., Travin, A.V., 2017, Geology and paleomagnetism of Jeannette Island (De Long Archipelago, Eastern Arctic). Russian Geology and Geophysics, v. 58, p. 1001-1017.

Evans, D.A.D., Smirnov, A.V. & Gumsley, A.P., 2017. Paleomagnetism and U-Pb geochronology of the Black Range Dykes, Pilbara Craton, Western Australia: A Neoarchean crossing of the polar circle. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 64, p. 225-237.

Eyster, A.E., Fu, R.R., Strauss, J.V., Weiss, B.P., Roots, C.F., Halverson, G.P., Evans, D.A.D. & Macdonald, F.A., 2017. Paleomagnetic evidence for a 50 degree rotation of the Yukon block relative to Laurentia: Implications for a low-latitude Sturtian Glaciation and the break-up of Rodinia. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 129, p. 38-58.

Fairchild, L.M., Swanson-Hysell, N.L., Ramezani, J., Sprain, C.J., Bowring, S.A., 2017, The end of Midcontinent Rift magmatism and the paleogeography of Laurentia, v. 9, p. 117-133.

Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Zhang, S., Pisarevsky, S.A., Stanevich, A.M., Mazukabzov, A.M., Motova, Z.L., 2017. Early stage of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt building: evidences from the southern Siberian craton. Geodynamics and Tectonophysics 8, 461–463.

Kirscher, U., Bachtadse, V., Mikolaichuk, A.V., Kröner, A., Alexeiev, D.V. 2017. Palaeozoic evolution of the North Tianshan based on palaeomagnetic data – transition from Gondwana towards Pangaea. International Geology Review, 1-18.

Lubnina, N.V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Stepanova, A.V., Bogdanova, S.V., Sokolov, S.J., 2017. Fennoscandia before Nuna/Columbia: Paleomagnetism of 1.98–1.96 Ga mafic rocks of the Karelian craton and paleogeographic implications. Precambrian Research 292, 1-12.

Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K., Pivarunas, A., Katusin, K., Sinha, Anup K. (2017). India and Antarctica in the Precambrian: A Brief Analysis. Geological Society of London Special Publication on Crustal Evolution of India and Antarctica, v. 457, pp. 339-351.

Merdith, A.S., Collins, A.S., Williams, S.E., Pisarevsky, S., Foden, J.D., Archibald, D.B., Blades, M.L., Alessio, B.L., Armistead, S., Plavsa, D., Clark, C. & Müller, R.D. 2017. A Full-Plate Global Reconstruction of the Neoproterozoic. Gondwana Research, 50, 84-134.

Merdith, A.S., Williams, S.E., Müller, R.D. and Collins, A.S., 2017. Kinematic constraints on the Rodinia to Gondwana transition. Precambrian Research, 299, pp.132-150.

Metelkin, D.V., Chernova, A.I., Vernikovsky, V.A., Matushkin, N.Y., 2017, Early Paleozoic tectonics for the New Siberian Islands Terrane (Eastern Arctic). Doklady Earth Sciences, v. 477, p. 1277-1281.

Murphy, J.B., Nance, R.D., Keppie, J.D., and Dostal, J., 2017. The role of Avalonia in the development of tectonic paradigms, in Doré, A. (ed.), Tectonic Evolution: 50 Years of the Wilson Cycle Concept. Geological Society of London, Special Publication, in press.

Nance, R.D. and Murphy, J.D., 2017. Supercontinents and the case for Pannotia, in Doré, A. (ed.), Tectonic Evolution: 50 Years of the Wilson Cycle Concept. Geological Society of London, Special Publication, in press.

Pastor-Galan, D., Nance, R.D., Murphy, J.C., and Spencer, C. 2017. Supercontinents: myths, mysteries, and milestones, in Doré, A. (ed.), Tectonic Evolution: 50 Years of the Wilson Cycle Concept. Geological Society of London, Special Publication, in press.

Song, D., Xiao, W., Collins, A.S., Glorie, S., Han, C., Li, Y. in press. New chronological constrains on the tectonic affinity of the Alxa Block, NW China. Precambrian Research.

Stark, J.C., Wang, X.C., Denyszyn, S.W., Li, Z.X., Rasmussen, B., Zi, J.W., Sheppard, S., Liu, Y., 2017. Newly identified 1.89 Ga mafic dyke swarm in the Archean Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia suggests a connection with India. Precambrian Research, In Press.

Teixeira, W., Oliveira, E.P., Peng, P., Dantas, E. L., Hollanda, M. H., U-Pb geochronology of the 2.0 Ga Itapecerica graphite-rich supracrustal succession in the São Francisco Craton: tectonic matches with the North China Craton and paleogeographic inferences. Precambrian Research, v. 293, p. 91-111, 2017.

Torsvik, T.H., Doubrovine, P.V., Steinberger, B., Gaina, C., Spakman, W., Domeier, M., 2017, Pacific plate motion change caused the Hawaiian-Emperor bend, Nature Communications, v. 8, p. 156660.

Veikkolainen, T.H., Biggin, A.J., Pesonen, L.J., Evans, D.A.D., Jarboe, N.A., 2017, Data descriptor: Advancing Precambiran palaeomagnetism with the PALEOMAGIA and PINT (QPI) databases, Scientific Data, v. 4, doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.68

Venkataramani, D., Musgrave, R.J., Boutelier, D.A., Hack, A.C., Collins, W.J., 2017, Revised potential field model of the Gilmore Fault Zone. Journal of the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysics.

Wen, B., Evans, D.A.D. & Li, Y.-X., 2017. Proterozoic paleogeography of Tarim Block: An extended or alternative “missing-link” model for Rodinia? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 458, p. 92-106.

Plume record during supercontinent cycles (10)

El Bahat, A., Ikenne, M. Cousens, B., Soderlund, U., Ernst, R., Klausen, M.B., Youbi, N., 2017, New constraints on the geochronology and Sm-Nd isotopic characteristics of Bas-Draa mafic dykes, Anti-Atlas of Mroocco, Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 127, p. 77-87.

Blanchard, J.A., Ernst, R.E., Samson, C., 2017, Gravity and magnetic modelling of layered mafic-ultramafic intrusions in large igneous province plume centre regions; Case studies from the: 1.27 Ga Mackenzie, 1.38 Ga Kunene-Kibaran, 0.06 Ga Deccan and 0.13-0.08 Ga High Arctic events. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 54, p. 290-310, doi: 10.1139/cjes-2016-0132.

Ciborowski, T.J.R., Minifie, M.J., Kerr, A.C., Ernst, R.E., Baragar, B., Millar, I.L., 2017, A mantle plume origin for the Palaeoproterozoic Circum-Superior Large Igneous Province, Precambrian Research, v. 294, p. 189-213.

Ernst, R.E., Youbi, N., 2017, How large igneous provinces affect global climate, sometimes cause mass extinctions, and represent natural markers in the geological record, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 478, p. 30-52.

Gumsley, A.P., Chamberlain, K.R., Bleeker, W., Söderlund, U., de Kock, M.O., Larsson, E.R., Bekker, A. (2017): Timing and tempo of the Great Oxidation Event. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114(8), 1811-1816.

Ikenne, M., Soderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., Pin, C., Youbi, N., El Aouli, E.H., Hfid, A., 2017, A c. 1710 Ma mafic sill emplaced into a quartizite and calcareous series from Ighrem, Anti-Atlas-Morocco: Evidence that the Taghdout passive margin sedimentary group is nearly 1 Ga older than previously thought, Journal of African Earth Sciences, v. 127, p. 62-76.

Wang, W., Cawood, P.A., Zhou, M.F., Pandit M.K., Xia, Xio-Ping, Zhao, Jun-Hong, 2017. Low δ18O rhyolites from the Malani Igneous Suite: a positive test for South China and NW India linkage in Rodinia. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 10298 – 10305.

Yuan, X., Heit, B., Brune, S., Steinberger, B., Geissler, W., Jokat, W. and Weber, M. (2017), Seismic structure of the lithosphere beneath NW Namibia: Impact of the Tristan da Cunha mantle plume, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 18, 125-141, doi:10.1002/2016GC006645

Zhang, S.-H., Zhao, Y., Li, X.-H., Ernst, R.E., Yang, Z.-Y., 2017, The 1.33-1.30 Ga Yanliao large igneous province in the North China Craton: Implications for reconstruction of the Nuna (Columbia) supercontinent, and specifically with the North Australian Craton, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 465, p. 112-125.

Zhu, K.-Y., Li, Z.-X., Xia, Q.-K., Xu, X.-S., Wilde, S. A. and Chen, H.-L., 2017. Revisiting Mesozoic felsic intrusions in eastern South China: spatial and temporal variations and tectonic significance. Lithos v. 294-295, p. 147-163, 2007.

Basin record during supercontinent cycles (19)

Armit, R., Betts, P.G., Schaefer, B.F., Yi, K., Kim, Y., Dutch, R.A., Reid, A., Jagodzinski, L., Giles, D., Ailleres, L.2017. Late Palaeoproterozoic evolution of the buried northern Gawler Craton. Precambrian Research, 291, pp. 178-201. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.01.023

Bállico, M.B., Scherer, C.M.S., Mountney, N.P., Souza, E.G., Chemale, F., Pisarevsky, S.A., Reis, A.D., 2017. Wind-pattern circulation as a palaeogeographic indicator: Case study of the 1.5–1.6 Ga Mangabeira Formation, São Francisco Craton, Northeast Brazil. Precambrian Research 298, 1-15.

Belica, M.E., Tohver, E., Poyatos-Moré, M., Flint, S., Parra-Avila, L.A., Lanci, L., Denyszyn, S., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2017. Refining the chronostratigraphy of the Karoo Basin, South Africa: magnetostratigraphic constraints support an early Permian age for the Ecca Group. Geophysical Journal International 211, 1354–1374.

Blaikie, T.N., Betts, P.G., Armit, R.J., Ailleres, L. 2017. The ca. 1740–1710 Ma Leichhardt Event: Inversion of a continental rift and revision of the tectonic evolution of the North Australian Craton. Precambrian Research, 292, pp. 75-92. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.02.003

Cox, G.M., Halverson, G.P., Denyszyn, S., Foden, J., Macdonald, F., in press, Cryogenian magmatism along the northwestern margin of Laurentia: Plume or rift? Precambrian Research. Doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2017.09.025

Gibson, G.M., Hutton, L.J. & Holzschuh, J. 2017: Basin inversion and supercontinent assembly as drivers of sediment-hosted Pb–Zn mineralization in the Mount Isa region, northern Australia. Journal Geological Society of London, v. 174: 773-786.

Godderis, Y., Le Hir, G., Macouin, M., Donnadieu, Y., Hubert-Theou, L., Dera, G., Aretz, M., Fluteau, F., Li, Z.-X., Halverson, G.P., 2017, Paleogeograohic forcing of the strontium isotopic cycle in the Neoproterozoic. Gondwana Research, v. 42, p. 151-162.

Guryanov, V.A., and Peskov, A.Y., 2017, Ulkan paleorift structure in the South-Eastern environs of the Siberian platform: Age, conditions, sources, and geodynamic setting, Geosciences Research, v. 2, p.59-71.

Hoffman (and 26 other authors), 2017, Snowball Earth climate dynamics and Cryogenian geology and geobiology, Science Advances, v. 3, e1600983.

Hoffman, P.F., Lamothe, K.G., LoBianco, S.J.C., Hodgkiss, M.S.W., Bellefroid, E.J., Johnson, B.W., Hodgin, E.B., Halverson, G.P., 2017, Sedimentary depocenters on Snowball Earth: Case studies from the Sturtian Chuos Formation in northern Namibia. Geosphere, v. 13, p. 811-837.

Krzywiec P., Poprawa P., Mikołajczak M., Mazur S., Malinowski M., Deeply concealed half-graben at the SW margin of the East European Craton (SE Poland) – evidence for Neoproterozoic rifting prior to the break-up of Rodinia. Journal of Paleogeography.

Liu, L., Li, Z., Li, S., Zhu, K., Cui, F.,2017, Early Cretaceous basin framework in northwest Jiaobei region: evidence from SHRIMP zircon U-Pb dating for “Penglai Group” at Qimudao. Marine Geology and Quarternary Geology 37, 126-136 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Macdonald, F.A., Schimtz, M.D., Strauss, J.V., Halverson, G.P., Gibson, T.M., Eyster, A., Cox, G., Mamrol, P., Crowley, J.L., 2017, The Cryogenian of Yukon. Precambrian Research. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2017.08.015

Maravelis, A.G., Catuneanu, O., Nordsvan, A., Landenberger, B., Zelilidis, A., 2017, Interplay of tectonism and eustasy during the Early Permian icehouse: Southern Sydney Basin, southeast Australia. Geological Journal, 1-32.

Shiels, C., Partin, C.A., Stern, R.A., 2017. An integrated U-Pb, Hf, and O isotopic provenance analysis of the Paleoproterozoic Murmac Bay Group, northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Precambrian Res. 302, 18–32. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2017.09.015

Uhlein, G. Uhlein, A., Stevenson, R., Halverson, G.P., Caxito, F., Cox, G., 2017, Early to late Ediacaran conglomerate wedges from a complete foreland basin cycle on the southwestern Sao Francisco craton, Bambui Group, Brazil. Precambrian Research, v. 299, p. 101-116.

Verbaas, J., Thorkelson, D.J., Crowley, J., Davis, W.J., Foster, D.A., Gibson, H.D., Marshall, D.D., Milidragovic, D., 2017. A sedimentary overlap assemblage links Australia to northwestern Laurentia at 1.6 Ga. Precambrian Research, In Press.

Yao , W., Li, Z.X., 2017. Tectonostratigraphy and provenance analysis to define the edge and evolution of the eastern Wuyi-Yunkai orogen, South China. Geological Magazine, 1-16.

Yao, W.H., Li, Z.X., Li, W.-X., Li, X.-H., 2017. Proterozoic tectonics of Hainan Island in supercontinent cycles: new insights from geochronological and isotopic results. Precambrian Research, v. 290, p. 86-100.

Supercontinent cycles & geodynamics (14)

Barnett-Moore, N.,Hassan, R., Müller, R. D., Williams, S. & Flament, N., 2017. Dynamic topography and eustasy controlled the paleogeographic evolution of northern Africa since the mid-Cretaceous, Tectonics 36, 929–944; doi:10.1002/2016TC004280.

Barnett-Moore, N., Hassan, R., Flament, N. & Müller, R. D., 2017. The deep Earth origin of the Iceland plume and its effects on regional surface uplift and subsidence, Solid Earth 8, 235–254; doi:10.5194/se-8-235-2017.

Cao, W., Zahirovic, S., Flament, N., Williams, S., Golonka, J. & Müller, R. D. Improving global paleogeography since the late Paleozoic using paleobiology, Biogeosciences, accepted 21 October 2017.

Conrad, C.P., K. Selway, M.M. Hirschmann, M.D. Ballmer, and P. Wessel (2017), Constraints on volumes and patterns of asthenospheric melt from the space-time distribution of seamounts, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 7203-7210, doi:10.1002/2017GL074098.

Flament, N., Williams, S., Müller, R. D., Gurnis, M. & Bower, D. J. B., 2017. Origin and evolution of the deep thermochemical structure beneath Eurasia, Nature Communications 8, 14164 doi:10.1038/ncomms14164.

Flament, N., Williams, S., Müller, R. D., Gurnis, M. & Bower, D. J. B., 2017. Correspondence: Reply to “Numerical modelling of the PERM anomaly and the Emeishan large igneous province”, Nature Communications, 8, 822 doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00130-5.

Ghosh, A., Thyagarajulu, G., and Steinberger, B. (2017), The importance of upper mantle heterogeneity in generating the Indian Ocean geoid low, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL075392

Harrington, L., Zahirovic, S., Flament, N. & Müller, R. D. The role of deep earth dynamics in driving the flooding and emergence of Papua New Guinea since the Jurassic, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, accepted 20 September 2017.

Heron, P. J., Pysklywec, R. N., and Stephenson, R., (2017), Exploring the theory of plate tectonics: the role of mantle lithosphere structure, Geological Society Special Publication: Tectonic Evolution: 50 Years of the Wilson Cycle Concept.

Korenaga, J., Planavsky, N.J. & Evans, D.A.D., 2017. Global water cycle and the coevolution of Earth’s interior and surface environment. Philosophical Transactions, Royal Society of London, Series A. v. 375, doi: 10.1098/rsta.20150393.

Mueller, P.A. and Nutman, A.P., 2017, The Archean–Hadean Earth: Modern paradigms and ancient processes, in Bickford, M.E., ed., The Web of Geological Sciences: Advances, Impacts, and Interactions II: Geological Society of America Special Paper 523, p. 75-237.

Müller, R. D., Hassan, R., Gurnis, M., Flament, N. & Williams, S., 2017. Dynamic topography of continental passive margins and their hinterlands since the Cretaceous, cdwana Research; doi:10.1016/

Salles, T., Flament, N. & Müller, R. D., 2017. Influence of mantle flow on the drainage of eastern Australia since the Jurassic, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 18; doi:10.1002/2016GC006617.

Spencer, C.J., Roberts, N.M.W., Santosh, M., Invited review – Growth and destruction of Earth’s continents. Earth Science Reviews, v. 172, p. 87-106, doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.07.013

Orogenesis during supercontinent cycles (43)

Alessio, B.L., Blades, M.L., Murray, G., Thorpe, B., Collins, A.S., Kelsey, D.E., Foden, J., Payne, J., Al-Khirbash, S., Jourdan, F. in press. Origin and tectonic evolution of the north-east basement of Oman – a window into the Neoproterozoic accretionary growth of India? Geological Magazine.

Alessio, B. and Kelsey, D., in press, Rarity of yoderite in whiteschists, Journal of Metamorphic Geology.

Archibald, D., Collins, A.S., Foden, J.D., Razakamanana, T., 2017. Tonian Arc Magmatism in Central Madagascar: The Petrogenesis of the Imorona-Itsindro Suite. The Journal of Geology, 125, 271-297.

Armistead, S., Collins, A.S., Payne, J.L., De Waele, B., Sharji, E., Santosh, M. in press. A re-evaluation of the Kumta Suture in western peninsular India and its extension into Madagascar. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.

Cui X., Zhu W., Fitzsimons I.C.W., Wang X., Lu Y. & Wu X. 2017. A possible transition from island arc to continental arc magmatism in the eastern Jiangnan Orogen, South China: Insights from a Neoproterozoic (870–860 Ma) gabbroic–dioritic complex near the Fuchuan ophiolite. Gondwana Research 46, 1–16.

De Araujo Peixoto, C., Heilbron, M., Ragatky, D., Armstrong, R., Dantas, E., De Morisson Valeriano, C., Simonetti, A., Tectonic evolution of the juvenile Tonian Serra da Prata magmatic arc in the Ribeira Belt, SE Brazil: Implications for early West Gondwana amalgamation. Precambrian Research, v.307, p.221–254.

Degler, R., Pedrosa-Soares, A., Dussin, I., Queiroga, G., Schulz, B. 2017. Contrasting provenance and timing of metamorphism from paragneisses of the Araçuaí-Ribeira orogenic system, brazil: hints for Western Gondwana assembly. Gondwana Research, v. 51, p. 30-50,

Díez Fernández, R., Fuenlabrada, J.M., Chichorro, M., Pereira, M.F., Sánchez Martínez, S., Silva, J.B., Arenas, R., 2017. Geochemistry and tectonostratigraphy of the basal allochthonous units of SW Iberia (Évora Massif, Portugal): keys to the reconstruction of pre-Pangean paleogeography in southern Europe. Lithos 268-271, 285-301.

Díez Fernández, R., Martín Parra, L.M., Rubio Pascual, F.J., 2017. Extensional flow produces recumbent folds in syn-orogenic granitoids (Padrón migmatitic dome, NW Iberian Massif). Tectonophysics 703-704, 69-84.

Fonte-Boa, T.M.R., Novo, T.A., Pedrosa-Soares, A.C., Dussin, I. 2017 records of Mesoproterozoic taphrogenic events in the eastern basement of the Araçuaí orogen, southeast Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Geology, v. 47, p. 447-466.

Gao, Y.Y., Griffin, W.L., Chu, M.F., O’Reilly, S.Y., Pearson, N.J., Li, Q.L., Liu, Y., Tang, G.Q., Li, X.H., 2017. Constraints from zircon Hf-O-Li isotopic compositions on the genesis of slightly low-δ18O alkaline granites in the Taohuadao area, Zhejiang Province, SE China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.07.025

Garntner, A., Youbi, N., Villeneuve, M., Sagawe, A., Hofmann, M., Mahmoudi, A., Boumehdi, M.A., Linnemann, U., 2017, The zircon evidence of temporally changing sediment transport – the NW Gondwana margin during Cambrian to Devonian time (Aoucert and Smara areas, Moroccan Sahara). International Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 106, p. 2747-2769.

Gillespie, J., Glorie, S., Xiao, W., Zhang, Z., Collins, A.S., Evans, N., McInnes, B., De Grave, J. 2017. Mesozoic Reactivation of the Beishan, southern Central Asian Orogenic Belt: Insights from low Temperature Thermochronology. Gondwana Research, 43, 107-122.

Glen, R.A., Fitzsimons I.C.W., Griffin W.L. and Saeed, A. 2017. East Antarctic sources of extensive Early-Middle Ordovician turbidites in the Lachlan Orogen, Tasmanides, SE Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 64(2), 143–224.

Glorie, S., Agostino, K., Dutch, R., Pawley, M., Hall, J., Danišik, M., Evans, N.J., Collins, A.S. 2017. Thermal history and differential exhumation across the Eastern Musgrave Province, South Australia: Insights from low-temperature thermochronology. Tectonophysics, 703-704, 23-41.

Gonçalves, L., Alkmim, F.F., Pedrosa-Soares, A., Gonçalves, C., Vieira, V., 2017 from the plutonic root to the volcanic roof of a continental magmatic arc: a review of the Neoproterozoic Araçuaí orogen, southeastern Brazil. International Journal of Earth Sciences,

Goscombe, B., Foster, D.A., Gray, D., Wade, B., Marsellos, A., and Titus, J., 2017, Focus Paper: Deformation correlations, stress field switches and evolution of an orogenic intersection: the Pan-African Kaoko-Damara orogenic junction, Namibia: Geoscience Frontiers, 8, 1187-1232,

Goscombe, B., Foster, D.A., Gray, D., Wade, B., 2017, GR Focus Review: Metamorphic response and crustal architecture in a classic collisional orogen: The Damara Belt, Namibia: Gondwana Research, 52, 80-124,

Hamdy, M.M., Abd El-Wahed, M.A., Gamal El Dien, H., Morishita, T., 2017. Garnet hornblendite in the Meatiq Core Complex, Central Eastern Desert of Egypt: Implications for crustal thickening preceding the 600 Ma extensional regime in the Arabian-Nubian Shield. Precambrian Research, 298, 593-614.

Henriques, S.B.A, Neiva, A.M.R., Tajčmanová, L., Dunning, G.R., 2017. Cadomian magmatism and metamorphism at the Ossa Morena/Central Iberian zone boundary, Iberian Massif, Central Portugal: Geochemistry and P–T constraints of the Sardoal Complex. Lithos, 268–271, 131–148.

Hopkinson, T.N., Harris, N.B.W., Warren, C.J., Spencer, C.J., Roberts, N.M.W., Horstwood, M.S.A., Parrish, R.R., EIMF. The identification and significance of pure sediment-derived granites. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 467, p. 57-63, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.03.018.

Johansson, Å & Stephens, M.B., 2017, Timing of magmatism and migmatization in the 2.0–1.8 Ga accretionary Svecokarelian orogen, south-central Sweden. International Journal of Earth Sciences 106, 783-810. DOI 10.1007/s00531-016-1359-3

Ito, H., Spencer, C.J., Danisik, M., Hoiland, C.W., Magmatic histories of the Earth’s youngest and the second youngest plutons as revealed by zircon U-Pb dating. Scientific Reports, v. 7, no. 12457, doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12790.

Jepson, G., Glorie, S., Konopelko, D., Gillespie, J., Danišík, M., Evans, N.J., Mamadjanov, Y., Collins, A.S. in press. Building the Tajik Tian Shan: multi-method thermochronology of the southern Garm Block, Tajikistan. Terra Nova.

Jiao, S., Fitzsimons I.C.W. & Guo, J. 2017. Paleoproterozoic UHT metamorphism in the Daqingshan Terrane, North China Craton: New constraints from phase equilibria modeling and SIMS U–Pb zircon dating. Precambrian Research in press, DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.03.024.

Kehelpannala, K.V.W., 2017. Post-metamorphic K-metasomatism of high-grade rocks – A new concept in geology. Journal of the Geological Society of Sri Lanka, Vol. 18, 01-19.

Kirkland, C.L., Abello, F., Danisik, M., Gardiner, N.J., Spencer, C.J., Mapping temporal and spatial patterns of zircon U-Pb disturbance: a Yilgarn Craton case study. Gondwana Research, v. 52, p. 39-47.

Li, X.H., Chen, Y., Tchouankoue, J.P., Liu, C.Z., Li, J., Ling, X.X., Tang, G.Q., Liu, Y., 2017. Improving geochronological framework of the Pan-African orogeny in Cameroon: new SIMS zircon and monazite U-Pb age constraints. Precambrian Research 294, 307-321.

Liu, L.-P., Li, Z.-X., Danišík, M., Li, S., Evans, N., Jourdan, F., and Tao, N., 2017. Thermochronology of the Sulu ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic terrane: Implications for continental collision and lithospheric thinning. Tectonophysics 712–713, 10-29.

Martin , E.L., Collins, W.J., and Kirkland, C.L., 2017. An Australian source for Pacific-Gondwanan zircons: Implications for the assembly of northeastern Gondwana. Geology, v. 45(8), p. 699-702.

Murphy, J.B., Shellnutt, J.G., Collins, W.J., 2017. Late Neoproterozoic to Carboniferous genesis of A-type magmas in Avalonia of northern Nova Scotia: repeated partial melting of anhydrous lower crust in contrasting tectonic environments. International Journal of Earth Sciences, In Press.

Peixoto, E., Alkmim, F.F., Pedrosa-Soares, A., Lana, C., Chaves, A.O., 2017. Metamorphic record of collision and collapse in the Ediacaran-Cambrian Araçuaí orogen, se-brazil: insights from P-T pseudosections and monazite dating. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, doi:10.1111/jmg.12287

Puetz, S.J., Kent, K.C., Pisarevsky, S.A., Davaille, A., Schwarz, C.J., Ganade, C.E., 2017. Quantifying the evolution of the continental and oceanic crust. Earth-Science Reviews 164, 63-83.

Shumlyanskyy, L., Hawkesworth, C., Billström, K., Bogdanova, S., Mytrokhyn, O., Romer, R., Dhuime, B., Claesson, S., Ernst, R., Whitehouse, M. and Bilan, O., 2017. The origin of the Palaeoproterozoic AMCG complexes in the Ukrainian shield: New U-Pb ages and Hf isotopes in zircon. Precambrian Research 292, 216-239.

Spencer, C.J., Cavosie, A.J., Raub, T.D., Rollinson, H., Jeon, H., Searle, M., Miller, J.D., EIMF, McDonald, B.J., Evans, N.J. Evidence for melting mud in Earth’s mantle from extreme oxygen isotope signatures in zircon. Geology, v. 45, p. 975-978.

Spencer, C.J., Yakymchuk, C., Ghaznavi, M., Visualising data distributions with kernel density estimation and reduced chi-squared statistic. Geoscience Frontiers, v. 8, p. 1247-1252.

Tao, N., Li, Z.X., Danišík, M., Evans, N. J., Batt, G. E., Li, W.-X., Pang, C.-J., Jourdan, F., Xu, Y.-G., and Liu, L.-P., 2017, Thermochronological record of Middle–Late Jurassic magmatic reheating to Eocene rift-related rapid cooling in the SE South China Block. Gondwana Research, v. 46, p. 191-203.

Tedeschi, M., Lanari, P., Rubatto, D., Pedrosa-Soares, A., Hermann, J., Dussin, I., Pinheiro, M.A.P., Bouvier, A.-S., Baumgartner, L., 2017. Reconstruction of multiple P-T-t stages from retrogressed mafic rocks: subduction versus collision in the southern Brasília orogen (SE Brazil). Lithos,

Valeriano, C., Mendes, júlio; tupinambá, miguel; bongiolo, e.m.; heilbron, monica; junho, maria do carmo Bustamante, 2017, Cambro-Ordovician post-collisional granites of the Ribeira Belt, SE-Brazil: A case of terminal magmatism of a hot orogen. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v.68, p.269–281.

Vijaya Kumar, T., Bhaskar Rao, Y.J., Plavsa, D., Collins, A.S., Tomson, J.K., Vijaya Gopal, B., Babu, E.V.S.S.K., 2017. Zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotopic systematics of charnockite gneisses from the Ediacaran-Cambrian high-grade metamorphic terrains, southern India: constraints on crust formation, recycling and Gondwana correlations. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, 129, 625-648.

Wang, W., Cawood, P.A., Pandit, M.K., Zhou, M.F., Chen, W.T. (2017). Zircon U-Pb age and Hf isotope evidence for Eoarchean crustal remnant, and crustal growth and reworking respond to supercontinental cycles in NW India. Journal of the Geological Society, v. 174, pp. 759 -772.

Wang, W., Pandit, M.K., Zhao, J.H., Chen, W.T., Zheng, J.P. 2017. Slab break-off triggered lithosphere asthenosphere interaction at a convergent margin: the Neoproterozoic bimodal magmatism in NW India. Lithos (in press).

Zhou, J.L., Li, X.H., Tang, G.Q., Gao, B.Y., Bao, Z.A., Ling, X.X., Wu, L.G., Lu, K., Zhu, Y.S., Liao, X., 2017. Ca. 890 Ma magmatism in the northwest Yangtze block, South China: SIMS U–Pb dating, in-situ Hf-O isotopes, and tectonic implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.10.029

Mineral & energy resources during supercontinent cycles (4)

Gladkochub, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Kotov, A.B., Vladykin, N.V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Larin, A.M., Salnikova, E.B., Saveleva, V.B., Sharygin, V.V., Starikova, A.E., Tolmacheva, E.V., Velikoslavinsky, S.D., Mazukabzov, A.M., Bazarova, E.P., Kovach, V.P., Zagornaya, N.Yu., Alymova, N.V., Khromova, E.A., 2017. The unique Katugin rare-metal deposit (southern Siberia): Constraints on age and genesis. Ore Geology Reviews (in press, accepted 6 October 2017)

Huston, D.L., Champion, D.C., Morrison, G., Maas, R., Thorne, J.P., Carr, G., Beams, S., Bottrill, R., Chang Z.-S., Dhnaram, C., Downes, P.M., Forster, D.B., Gemmell, J.B., Lisitin, V., McNeill, A., Vicary, M., 2017, Spatial variations in lead isotopes, Tasman Element, eastern Australia. Geoscience Australia Record 2017/09.

Maravelis, A.G., Chamilaki, E., Pasadakis, N., Zelilidis, A., Collins, W.J., 2017. Hydrocarbon generation potential of a Lower Permian sedimentary succession (Mount Agony Formation): Southern Sydney Basin, New South Wales, Southeast Australia. International Journal of Coal Geology, In Press.

Yang, B., Smith, T., Collins, A.S., Munson, T., Schoemaker, B., Nicholls, D., Cox, G., Farkas, J, Glorie, S. in press. Spatial and temporal detrital zircon U-Pb provenance of the hydrocarbon-bearing upper Roper Group, Beetaloo Sub-basin, Northern Territory, Australia. Precambrian Research.


Supercontinent & palaeogeographic reconstructions (21)

Bazhenov, M.L., Federova, N.M., Kuznetsov, N.B., Meert, J.G, 2016. Ediacaran-Cambrian paleogeography of Baltica: A paleomagnetic view from a diamond pit in the White Sea Coast, Lithosphere, 8, 564-573.

Betts, P.G., Armit, R.J., Stewart, J., Aitken, A.R.A., Ailleres, L., Donchak, P., Hutton, L., Withnall, I., Giles, D. 2016,  Australia and Nuna,  Geological Society Special Publication, 424 (1), 47-81.

Buchan, K.L., Mitchell, R.N., Bleeker, W., Hamilton, M.A., LeCheminant, A.N., 2016, Paleomagnetism of cs. 2.13-2.11 Ga Indin and ca. 1.885 Ga Ghost dyke swarms of the Slave craton: Implications for the Slave craton APW path and relative drift of Slave, Superior and Siberian cratons in the Paleoproterozoic, Precambrian Research, 275, 151-175. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2016.01.012

Evans, D.A.D., Veselovsky, R.V., Petrov, P.Y., Shatsillo, A.V., Pavlov, V.E., 2016, Paleomagnetism of Mesoproterozoic margins of the Anabar Shield: A hypothesized billion-year partnership of Siberia and northern Laurentia. Precambrian Research, 281, 639-655.

Evans, D.A.D., Trindade, R.I.F., Catelani, E.L., D’Agrella-Filho, M.S., Heaman, L.M., Oliveira, E.P., Soderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., Smirnov, A.V., Salminen, J.M., 2016, Return to Rodinia? Moderate to high palaeolatitude of the Sao Francisco/Congo craton at 920 Ma. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, 167-190.

Evans, D.A.D., Li, Z.-X., Murphy, J.B., 2016, Four-dimensional context of Earth’s supercontinents. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, 1-14.

Kasbohm, J., Evans, D.A.D., Panzik, J.E., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2016. Paleomagnetic and geochronologic data from Late Mesoproterozoic redbed sedimentary rocks on the western margin of Kalahari craton. Geological Society, London, Special Publication 424, SP424.4.

Kilian, T.M., Bleeker, W., Chamberlain, K., Evans, D.A.D., Cousens, B., 2016, Palaeomagnetism, geochronology and geochemistry of the Palaeoproterozoic Rabbit Creek and Powder River dyke swarms: implications for Wyoming in supercraton Superia. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, 15-45.

Kilian, T.M., Chamberlain, K.R., Evans, D.A.D., Bleeker, W., Cousens, B.L., 2016, Wyoming on the run—Toward final Paleoproterozoic assembly of Laurentia. Geology, G38042.1

Kroner, U., Roscher, M., Romer, R.L., 2016, Ancient plate kinematics derived from the deformation pattern of continental crust: Paleo‐ and Neo‐Tethys opening coeval with prolonged Gondwana– Laurussia convergence. Tectonophysics, 681, 220‐233.

Lemna, O.S., Bachtadse, V., Kirscher, U., Rolf, C., Petersen, N., 2016, Paleomagnetism of the Jurassic Transantarctic Mountains revisited — Evidence for large dispersion of apparent polar wander within less than 3 Myr, Gondwana Research, 31, 124-134.

Meert, J.G., Van der Voo, R. and Patel, J., 2016, A Neoarchean paleomagnetic pole from the Kisii lavas of western Kenya: Implications for crustal mobility, Precambrian Research, 279, 91-102.

Metelkin, D.V., Vernikovsky, V.A., Tolmacheva, Matushkin, N.Yu., Zhdanova, A.I., Yu., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2016, First paleomagnetic data for the New Siberian Islands: Implications for Arctic paleogeography. Gondwana Research, 37, 308-323.

Müller, R.D., Sandwell, D.T., Dutkiewicz, A., Williams, S.E., Flament, N., Maus, N., Seton, S., 2016, Cloud-based interactive 3D visualization of global geophysical and geological data in a web browser. Plos One, 11, e0150883.

Niu, J., Li, Z.-X., Zhu, W., 2016, Palaeomagnetism and geochronology of mid-Neoproterozoic Yanbian dykes, South China: implications for a c. 820-800 Ma true polar wander event and the reconstruction of Rodinia. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, 191-211.

Panzik, J.E., Evans, D.A.D., Kashbohm, J.J., Hanson, R., Gose, W., Desormeau, J., Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, 119-143.

Petrov, O., Morozov, A., Shokalsky, S., Kashubin, S., Artemieva, I.M., Sobolev, N., Petrov, E., Ernst, R.E., Sergeev, S., Smelror, M., 2016, Crustal structure and tectonic model of the Arctic region. Earth-Science Reviews, 154, 29-71.

Salminen, J., Klein, R., Veikkolainen, T., Mertanen, S, and Mänttäri I., In press, Mesoproterozoic geomagnetic reversal asymmetry in light of new paleomagnetic and geochronological data for the Häme dyke swarm, Finland: Implications for the Nuna supercontinent, Precambrian Research.

Salminen, J., Evans, D. A. D., Trindade, R.I.F., Olivera E. P., Piispa, E., Smirnov, A., 2016, Paleogeography of the Congo/São Francisco craton at 1.5 Ga: expanding the core of Nuna supercontinent, Precambrian Research, 286, 195 – 212.

Salminen, J.M., Klein, R., Mertanen, S., Pesonen, L.J., Fröjdö, S., Mänttäri, I., Eklund, O, 2016. Palaeomagnetism and U-Pb geochronology of ca. 1570 Ma intrusives from Åland archipelago, SW Finland – implications for Nuna. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, SP424.3.

Torsvik, T.H., 2016, Earth History and Palaeogeography. Cambridge University Press.

Plume record during supercontinent cycles (28)

Álvaro, J.J., Colmenar, J., Monceret, E., Pouclet, A., Vizcaïno, D., 2016, Late Ordovician (post‐Sardic) rifting branches in the North Gondwanan Montagne Noire and Mouthoumet massifs of southern France. Tectonophysics, 681, 111‐123.

Blanchard, J.A., Ernst, R.E., Samson, C, in press, Gravity and magnetic modelling of layered mafic-ultramafic intrusions in large igneous province plume centre regions; Case studies from the: 1.27 Ga Mackenzie, 1.38 Ga Kunene-Kibaran, 0.06 Ga Deccan and 0.13-0.08 Ga High Arctic events, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Cederberg, J., Söderlund, U., Oliveira, E.P., Ernst, R.E., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2016, U-Pb baddeleyite dating of the Proterozoic Pará de Minas dyke swarm in the São Francisco craton (Brazil) – implications for tectonic correlation with the Siberian, Congo and North China cratons, GFF, 138, 219-240.

Cen, T., Li, W., Wang, X., Pang, C., Li, Z.-X., Xing, G., Zhao, X., Tao, J., 2016, Petrogenesis of early Jurassic basalts in southern Jiangxi Province, South China: Implications for the thermal state of the Mesozoic mantle beneath South China. Lithos, 256, 311-330.

Dostal, J., Keppie, J.D., Wilson, R.A., 2016, Nd isotopic and trace element constraints on the source of Silurian–Devonian mafic lavas in the Chaleur Bay Synclinorium of New Brunswick (Canada): Tectonic implications. Tectonophysics, 681, 364‐375.

Doubrovine, P.V., Steinberger, B., Torsvik, T.H., 2016, A failure to reject: Testing the correlation between large igneous provinces and deep mantle structures with EDF stratistics. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17, 1130-1163.

El Bahat, A., M. Ikenne, B. Cousens, U. Söderlund, R. Ernst, M.B. Klausen, N. Youbi, 2016, New constraints on the geochronology and Sm-Nd isotopic characteristics of Bas Drâa mafic dykes, Anti-Atlas of Morocco, Journal of African Earth Sciences.

Ernst, R.E., Okrugin, A.V., Veselovskiy, R.V., Kamo, S.L., Hamilton, M.A., Pavlov, V., Soderlund, U., Chamberlain, K.R., Rogers, C., 2016, The 1501 Ma Kuonamka Large Igneous Province of northern Siberia: U-Pb geochronology, geochemistry, and links with coeval magmatism on other crustal blocks.  Russian Geology and Geophysics, 57, 653-671.

Ernst, R. E., Hamilton, M. A., Soderlund, U., Hanes, J. A., Gladkochub, D. P., Okrugin, A. V., Kolotilina, T., Mekhonoshin, A. S., Bleeker, W., LeCheminant, A. N., Buchan, K. L., Chamberlain, K. R., and Didenko, A. N., 2016, Long-lived connection between southern Siberia and northern Laurentia in the Proterozoic: Nature Geoscience, 9, 464-469. doi:10.1038/ngeo2700

Evans, D.A.D., 2016, Advancing beyond May 1971: How do we deal with the possibility of comlicated gyke geometries, long-lived LIPs, and contrasting basement geological provinces? Precambrian Research, 162, 327-353.

Gassmoller, R., Dannberg, J., Bredow, E., Steinberger, B., Torsvik, T.H., 2016, Major influence of plume-ridge interaction, lithosphere thickness variations, and global mantle flow on hotspot volcanism—The example of Tristan. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17, 1454-1479.

Gladkochud, D.P., Donskaya, T.V., Mazukabzov, A.M., Pisarevsky, S.A., Ernst, R.E., Stenevich, A.M., 2016, The Mesoproterozoic mantle plume beneath the northern part of the Siberian craton. Russian Geology and Geophysics, 57, 672-686.

Gutiérrez‐Alonso, G., Gutiérrez‐Marco, J.C., Fernández‐Suárez, J., Bernárdez, E., Corfu, F., 2016, Was there a super‐eruption on the Gondwanan coast 477 Ma ago?. Tectonophysics, 681, 85‐94.

Hanson, R.E., Roberts, J.M., Dickerson, P.W., and Fanning, C.M., 2016, Cryogenian intraplate magmatism along the buried southern Laurentian margin: Evidence from volcanic clasts in Ordovician strata, Marathon uplift, west Texas, Geology, 44, 539-542.

Ikenne, M., Soderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., Pin, C., Youbi, N., Hafid, A., 2016, A c. 1710 Ma mafic sill emplaced into a quartizite and calcareous series from Ighrem, Anti-Atlas—Morocco: Evidence that the Tagdout passive margin sedimnetary group is nearly 1 Ga older than previoulsy thought. Journal of African Earth Sciences.

Keppie, J.D., Dostal, J., Shellnutt, J.G., 2016, Old and juvenile source of Paleozoic and Mesozoic basaltic magmas in the Acatlán and Ayú complexes, Southern Mexico: Nd isotopic constraints. Tectonophysics, 681, 376‐384.

Kingsbury, C.G., Ernst, R.E., Cousens, B.L., Williamson, M.C., 2016, The High Arctic LIP in Canada: Trace element and Sm-Nd isotopic evidence for the role of mantle heterogeniety and crustal assimilation. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 96, 13-33.

Klaver, M., E.W.F. de Roever, A.C.D. Thijssen, W. Bleeker, U. Söderlund, K. Chamberlain, R.  Ernst, J. Berndt, A. Zeh, 2016, Mafic magmatism in the Bakhuis Granulite Belt (western Suriname): relationship with charnockite magmatism and UHT metamorphism, GFF, 138, 203-218.

Lubnina, N.V., A.V. Stepanova, R.E. Ernst, M. Nilsson, U. Söderlund, 2016, New U–Pb baddeleyite age, and AMS and paleomagnetic data for dolerites in the Lake Onega region belonging to the 1.98–1.95 Ga regional Pechenga-Onega Large Igneous Province, GFF, 138, 54-78.

Mekhonoshin, A.S., Ernst, R.E., Soderlund, U., Hamilton, M.A., Kolotilina, T.B., Izokh, A.E., Polyakov, G.V., Tolstykh, N.D., 2016, Relationship between platnium-bearing ultramafic-mafic intrusions and large igneous provinces (exemplified by the Siberean Craton). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 57, 822-833.

Peng, P., Ernst, R., Hou, G., Söderlund, U., Zhang, S., Hamilton, M., Xu, Y., Denyszyn, S., Mege, D., Pisarevsky, S., Srivastava, R., Kusky, T., 2016, Dyke swarms: keys to paleogeographic reconstructions, Science Bulletin, 61, 1669-1671.

Rogers, C., Mackinder, A., Ernst, R.E., Cousens, B., 2016, Mafic magmatism in the Belt-Purcell Basin and Wyoming Province of western Laurentia. Geological Society of America Special Papers, 522, SPE522-10.

Shumlyanskyy, L., R.E. Ernst, K. Billstrom, B.A. Wing, A. Bekker, 2016, Age and sulfur isotope composition of the Prutivka intrusion (the 1.78 Ga Prutivka-Novogol Large Igneous Province in Sarmatia), Mineralogical Journal: Geochemistry (Ukraine), 38(3), 91-101.

Shumlyanskyy, L., R.E. Ernst, U. Söderlund, K. Billström, O. Mitrokhin, and S. Tsymbal, 2016, New U-Pb ages for mafic dykes in the Northwestern region of the Ukrainian shield: coeval tholeiitic and jotunitic magmatism, GFF, 138, 79-85.

Shumlyanskyy, L., O. Mitrokhin, K. Billström, R. Ernst, E. Vishnevska, S. Tsymbal, M. Cuney, A. Soesoo, 2016, The ca. 1.8 Ga mantle plume related magmatism of the central part of the Ukrainian shield, GFF, 138, 86-101.

Teixeira, W., R.E. Ernst, M.A. Hamilton, G. Lima, A.S. Ruiz, M.C. Geraldes, 2016, Widespread ca. 1.4 Ga intraplate magmatism and tectonics in a growing Amazonia, GFF, 138, 241-254.

Xu, X., Song, S., Allen, M.B., Ernst, R.E., Niu, Y., Su, L., 2016, An 850-820 Ma LIP dismembered during breakup of the Rodinia supercontinent and destroyed by Early Paleozoic continental subduction in the northern Tibetan Plateau, NW China. Precambiran Research, 282, 52-73.

Zhu, W.G., Zhong, H., Li, Z.-X., Bai, Z.J., Yang, Y.J., 2016, SIMS zircon U-Pb ages, geochemistry and Nd-Hf isotopes of ca. 1.0 Ga mafic dykes and volcanic rocks in the Huili area, SW China: Origin and tectonic significance. Precambrian Research, 273, 67-89.

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Ader, M., Thomazo, C., Sansjofre, P., Busigny, V., Papineau, D., Laffon, R., Cartigny, P., Halverson, G.P., 2016, Nitrogen isotope interpretation in Precambrian sedimentary rocks: assumptions and perspectives. Chemical Geology, 429, 93-100.

Cox, G.M., Halverson, G.P., Stevenson, R.K., Vokaty, M., Poirier, A., Kunzmann, M., Li, Z.-X., Denyszyn, S.W., Strauss, J.V., Macdonald, F.A., 2016, Continental flood basalt weathering as a trigger for Neoproterozoic Snowball Earth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 446, 89-99.

Cox, G.M., Jarrett, A., Edwards, D., Crockford, P.W., Halverson, G.P., Collins, A.S., Poirier, A., Li, Z.-X., 2016, Basin redox and primary productivity within the Mesoproterozoic Roper Seaway. Chemical Geology, 440, 101-114.

Cox, G.M, Halverson, G.P., Poirier, A., Le Heron, D., Strauss, J.V., Stevenson, R.S., 2016, A model for Cryogenian iron formation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 433, 280-292.

Crockford, P.W., Cowie, B.R., Johnston, D.T., Hayles, J., Halverson, G.P., Sugiyama, I., Pellerson, A., Bui, T.-H., Hoffman, P.F., Macdonald, F.A., Wing, B.A., 2016, Triple oxygen isotope constraints on the evolution of the earliest Ediacaran marine sulfur cycle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 435, 74-83.

Cole, D.B., Reinhard, C.T., Wang, X., Gueguen, B., Halverson, G.P., Gibson, T., Hodgskiss, M.S.W., McKenzie, N.R., Lyons, T.W., Planavsky, N., 2016, A shale-hosted Cr isotope record of low atmospheric oxygen during the Proterozoic. Geology.

Fairchild, I.J., Fleming, E.J., Bao, H., Benn, D.I., Boomer, I., Dublyansky, Y.V., Halverson, G.P., Hambrey, M.J., Hendy, C., McMillian, E.A., Spotl, C., Stevenson, C.T.E., Synn, P.M., 2016, Continental carbonate facies of a Neoproterozoic panglaciation, NE Svalbard. Sedimentology, 63, 443-497.

Fairchild, I.J., Bonnand, P., Davies, T., Fleming, E.J., Grassineous, N., Halverson, G.P., Hambrey, M.J., McMillan, E.M., McKay, E., Parkinson, I.J., Stevenson, C.T.E., 2016, The Late Cryogenian warm interval, NE Svalbard: chemostratigraphy and genesis. Precambrian Research, 281, 128-154.

Goddéris, Y., Hir, G.L., Macouin, M., Donnadieu, Y., Hubert-Théou, L., Dera, G., Aretz, M., Fluteau, F., Li, Z.X., Halverson, G.P., 2016, Paleogeographic forcing of the strontium isotopic cycle in the Neoproterozoic, Gondwana Research, 42, 151-162.

Hoffman, P.F., Bellefroid, E.J., Johnson, B.W., Hodgskiss, S.W., Schrag, D., Halverson, G.P., 2016, Early extensional detachments in a contractional orogen: coherent, map-scale, submarine slides (mass transport complexes) on the outer slope of an Ediacaran collisional foredeep, eastern Kaoko belt, Namibia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53, 1-13.

Johansson, Å., 2016, Comments to “Detrital zircon signatures of the Baltoscandian margin along the Arctic Circle Caledonides in Sweden: The Sveconorwegian connection” by Gee et al. (2015), Letter to the Editor, Precambrian Research, 276, 233-235.

Liñán, E., Vintaned, J.A.G., Pillola, G.L., Gozalo, R., 2016, Upper Ovetian trilobites from Spain and their implications for the palaeobiogeography and correlation of the Cambrian Stage 3 in Gondwana. Tectonophysics, 681, 46‐57.

Margalef, A., Castiñeiras, P., Casas, J.M., Navidad, M., Liesa, M., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., 2016, Detrital zircons from the Ordovician rocks of the Pyrenees: Geochronological constraints and provenance. Tectonophysics, 681, 124‐134.

Medig, K.P.R., Turner, E.C., Thorkelson, D.J., Rainbird, R.H., 2016, Rifting of Columbia to form a deep-water siliciclastic to carbonate succession: The Mesoproterozoic Pinguicula Group of northern Yukon, Canada. Precambrian Research, 278, 179-206.

Mueller, P., Mogk, D., Wooden, J. and Spake, D., 2016, U-Pb ages of zircons from the Lower Belt Supergroup and proximal crystalline basement: Implications for the early evolution of the Belt Basin. Geological Society of America Special Papers, 522, 283-303.

Pereira, M.F., Gama, C., Chichorro, M., Silva, J.B., Gutiérrez‐Alonso, G., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Gärtner, A., 2016, Evidence for multi‐cycle sedimentation and provenance constraints from detrital zircon U– Pb ages: Triassic strata of the Lusitanian basin (western Iberia). Tectonophysics, 681, 318‐331.

Priyatkina N, Khudoley AK, Collins WJ, Kuznetsov NB, Huang HQ, 2016, Detrital zircon record of Meso- and Neoproterozoic sedimentary basins in northern part of the Siberian Craton, Characterizing buried crust of the basement, Precambrian Research, 285, 21-38.

Saha, D., Patranabis-Deb, S., Collins, A.S., 2016. Proterozoic stratigraphy of southern Indian cratons and global context. In: Montenari, M. (Ed.), Stratigraphy & Timescales, Volume 1, Academic Press (United States), 1-15. ISBN: 9780128115497.

Shields-Zhou, G.A., Porter, S. Halverson, G.P., 2016. A New rock-based definition for the Cryogenian Period (circa 720-635 Ma). Episodes, 39, 3-8.

Smith, E.F., Macdonald, F.A., Crowley, J.L., Hodgin, E.B., Schrag, D.P., 2016, Tectonostratigraphic evolution of the c.780-730 Ma Beck Spring Dolomite: Basin Formation in the core of Rodinia. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, SP424.6.

Uhlein, G.J., Uhlein, A., Halverson, G.P., Stevenson, R., Caxito, F.A., Cox, G.M., Carvalho, J.F.M.G., 2016, The Carrancas Formation, Bambui Group: A record of pre-Marinoan sedimentation on the southern Sao Francisco craton, Brazil. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 71, 1-16.

Yao, W.H., Li, Z.-X., 2016, Tectonostratigraphic history of the Ediacaran-Silurian Nanhua foreland basin in South China. Tectonophysics, 674, 31-51.

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Domeier, M., Doubrovine, P.V., Torsvik, T.H., Spakman, W., Bull, A.L., 2016, Global correlation of lower mantle structure and past subduction. Geophysocal Research Letters, 43, 4945-4953.

Driscoll, P.E., Evans, D.A.D., 2016, Frequency of Proterozoic geomagnetic superchrons. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 437, 9-14.

Gamal El Dien, H., Hamdy, M., Abu El-Ela, A.S., Abu-Alam, T., Hassan, A., Kil, Y., Mizukami, T., Soda, Y., 2016. Neoproterozoic serpentinites from the Eastern Desert of Egypt: Insights into Neoproterozoic mantle geodynamics and processes beneath the Arabian-Nubian Shield. Precambrian Research, 286, 213-233.

Hassan, R., Muller, R.D., Gurnis, M., Williams, S.E., Flament, N., 2016, A rapid burst in hotspot motion through the interaction of tectonics and deep mantle flow, Nature, 533, 239-242.

Heron, P.J., Pysklywec, R.N., Stephenson, R., 2016, Identifying mantle lithosphere inheritance in controlling intraplate orogenesis, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121, 6966-6987.

Heron, P.J., Pysklywec, R.N., Stephenson, R., 2016, Lasting mantle scars lead to perennial plate tectonics, Nature Communications, v. 7, p. 11834.

Keppie, F., 2016, How subduction broke up Pangaea with implications for the supercontinent cycle. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, SP424.8.

King, S. D., 2016, Reconciling laboratory and observational models of mantle rheology in geodynamic modeling, Journal of Geodynamics, 100, 33-50.

King, S. D., An evolving view of transition zone and mid-mantle viscosity, 2016, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17.

Kuzmin, M.I., Yarmolyuk, V.V., Ernst, R.E., 2016, Tectonic activity of the early Earth (4.56-3.4(2.7?) Ga). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 57, 639-652.

Plyusnina, E.E., D.A. Ruban, C.P. Conrad, G.d.S. dos Anjos Zerfass, and H. Zerfass, 2016, Long-term eustatic cyclicity in the Paleogene: a critical assessment, Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 127, 425-434.

Puetz, S.J., Kent, K.C., Pisarevsky, S.A., Davaille, A., Schwarz, C.J., Ganade, C.E., 2016, Quantifying the evolution of the continental and oceanic crust. Earth-Science Reviews, 164, 63-83.

Shiels, C., Partin, C.A., Eglington, B.M., 2016, Provenance approaches in polydeformed metasedimentary successions: Determining nearest neighboring cratons during the deposition of the Paleoproterozoic Murmac Bay Group. Lithosphere.

Steinberger, B., 2016, Topography caused by mantle density variations: Observation-based estimates and models derived from tomography and lithosphere thickness, 205, 604-621.

Steinberger, B. and Becker, T.W., in press, A comparison of lithospheric thickness models, Tectonophysics.

Torsvik, T.H., Steinberger, B., Ashwal, L.D., Doubrovine, P.V., Tronnes, R.G., 2016, Earth evolution and dynamics—a tribute to Kevin Burke 1. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 53, 1-15.

Xue, J. and King, S. D., 2016, Geodynamic investigation of a cretaceous superplume in the Pacific Ocean, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 257, 137-148.

Zhong, S., Liu, X., 2016.The long-wavelength mantle structure and dynamics and implications for large-scale tectonics and volcanism in the Phanerozoic. Gondwana Research, 29, 83-104.

Orogenesis during supercontinent cycles (55)

Andonaegui, P., Sanchez-Martinez, S., Castineiras, P., Abati, J., Arenas, R., 2016, Reconstructing subduction polarity through the geochemistry of mafic rocks in a Cambrian magmatic arc along the Gondwana margin (Ordenes Complex, NW Iberian Massif), International Journal of Earth Science, 105, 713-725.

Andonaegui, P., Arenas, R., Albert, R., Martínez, S.S., Fernández, R.D., Gerdes, A., 2016, The last stages of the Avalonian–Cadomian arc in NW Iberian Massif: isotopic and igneous record for a long‐lived peri‐Gondwanan magmatic arc. Tectonophysics, 681, 6‐14.

Archibald, D., Collins, A.S., Foden, J.D., Payne, J.L., Holden, P., Razakamanana, T., De Waele, B., Thomas, R.J., Pitfield, P.E. 2016. Genesis of the Tonian Imorona-Itsindro Magmatic Suite in central Madagascar: Insights from U-Pb, oxygen and hafnium isotopes in zircon. Precambrian Research, 281, 312-337.

Arenas, R., Fernández, R.D., Pascual, F.J.R., Martínez, S.S., Parra, L.M.M., Matas, J., del Tánago, J.G., Jiménez‐Díaz, A., Fuenlabrada, J.M., Andonaegui, P., Garcia‐Casco, A., 2016, The Galicia–Ossa‐Morena Zone: Proposal for a new zone of the Iberian Massif. Variscan implications. Tectonophysics, 681, 135‐143.

Arenas, R., Sanchez-Martinez, S., Fernandez, R.D., Gerdes, A., Abati, J., Fernandez-Suarez, J., Andonaegui, P., Gonzalas Cuadra, P., Lopez Carmona, A., Albert, R., Fuenlabrada, J.M., Pascual, F.J.R., 2016, Allochthonous terranes involved in the Variscan suture of NW Iberia: A review of their origin and tectothermal evolution, Earth-Science Reviews, 161., 140-178.

Bauer, W., Siemes, H., Spaeth, G., Jacobs, J., 2016, Transpression and tectonic exhumation in the Heimefrontfjella, western orogenic front of the East African/Antarctic Orogen, revealed by quartz textures of high strain domains. Polar Research, 35, 25420.

Candan, O., Koralay, O.E., Topuz, G., Oberhansli, R., Fritz., H., Collins, A.S., Chen, F., 2016, Late Neoproterozoic gabbro emplacement followed by early Cambrian eclogite-facies metamorphism in the Menderes Massif (W. Turkey): Implications on the final assembly of Gondwana. Gondwana Research, 34, 158-173.

Cawood, P.A., Strachan, R., Pisarevsky, S.A., Gladkochub, D.P., Murphy, J.B., 2016, Linking collisional and accretionary orogens during Rodinia assembly and breakup: Implications for models of supercontinent cycles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 449, 118-126.

Clavijo, E.G., da Silva, Í.F.D, Gutiérrez‐Alonso, G., Montes, A.D., 2016, U/Pb age of a large dacitic block locked in an Early Carboniferous synorogenic mélange in the Parautochthon of NW Iberia: New insights on the structure/sedimentation Variscan interplay. Tectonophysics, 681, 159-169.

Collins, W.J., Huang, H.-Q., Jiang, X., 2016, Water-fluxed crustal melting produces Cordilleran batholiths, Geology, 44, 143-146.

Del Greco, K., Johnston, S.T., Shaw, J., 2016, Tectonic setting of the North Gondwana margin during the Early Ordovician: A comparison of the Ollo de Sapo and Famatina magmatic events. Tectonophysics, 681, 73‐84.

Dias, R., Ribeiro, A., Romão, J., Coke, C., Moreira, N., 2016, A review of the arcuate structures in the Iberian Variscides; constraints and genetic models. Tectonophysics, 681, 170‐194.

Dias da Silva, Í., Díez Fernández, R., Díez-Montes, A., González Clavijo, E., Foster, D.A., 2016, Magmatic evolution in the N-Gondwana margin related to the opening of the Rheic Ocean—evidence from the Upper Parautochthon of the Galicia-Trás-os-Montes Zone and from the Central Iberian Zone (NW Iberian Massif), International Journal of Earth Sciences 105, 1127-1151.

Díaz‐Alvarado, J., Fernández, C., Chichorro, M., Castro, A., Pereira, M.F., 2016, Tracing the Cambro‐Ordovician ferrosilicic to calc‐alkaline magmatic association in Iberia by in situ U–Pb SHRIMP zircon geochronology (Gredos massif, Spanish Central System batholith). Tectonophysics, 681, 95‐110.

Díez Fernández, R., Arenas, R., Pereira, M.F., Sánchez Martínez, S., Albert, R., Martín Parra, L.M., Rubio Pascual, F.J., Matas, J., 2016, Tectonic evolution of Variscan Iberia: Gondwana – Laurussia collision revisited. Earth-Science Reviews, 162, 269-292.

Dupuis, N.E., Murphy, J.B., Braid, J.A., Shail, R.K., Nance, R.D., and Scrivener, R.C. 2016, Mantle evolution in the Variscides of SW England: geochemical and isotopic constraints from mafic rocks, Tectonophysics, 681, 353-363.

Fernandez, R.D. and Arenas, R., 2016, Reply to Comment on “The Late Devonian Variscan suture of the Iberian Massif: A correlation of high-pressure belts in NW and SW Iberia”, Tectonophysics, 670, 155-160.

Fernández‐Lozano, J., Pastor‐Galán, D., Gutiérrez‐Alonso, G., Franco, P., 2016, New kinematic constraints on the Cantabrian orocline: A paleomagnetic study from the Peñalba and Truchas synclines, NW Spain. Tectonophysics, 681, 195‐208.

Fitzsimons, I.C.W., 2016, Pan-African granulites of Madagascar and southern India: Gondwana assembly and parallels with modern Tibet. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 111, 73-88.

Fuenlabrada, J.M., Pieren, A.P., Fernández, R.D., Martínez, S.S., Arenas, R., 2016, Geochemistry of the Ediacaran–Early Cambrian transition in Central Iberia: Tectonic setting and isotopic sources. Tectonophysics, 681, 15‐30.

Furlanetto, F., Thorkelson, D.J., Rainbird, R.H., Davis, Gibson, H.D., Marshall, D.D., 2016, The Paleoproterozoic Wernecke Supergroup of Yukon, Canada: relationships to orogeny in northwestern Laurentia and basins in North America, East Australia, and China. Gondwana Research, 39, 14-40.

Gärtner, A., Villeneuve, M., Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Youbi, N., Hofmann, M., 2016, Similar crustal evolution in the western units of the Adrar Souttouf Massif (Moroccan Sahara) and the Avalonian terranes: Insights from Hf isotope data. Tectonophysics, 681, 305‐317.

Gonzalez-Guzman, R., Weber, B., Manjarrez-Juarez, R., Cisneros de Leon, A., Hecht, L., Herguera-Garcia, J.C., 2016, Provenance, age constraints and metamorphism of Ediacaran metasedimentary rocks from the El Triunfo Complex (SE Chiapas, Mexico): evidence for Rodinia breakup and Iapetus active margin. International Geology Review, 48, 2065-2091.

Hajná, J., Žák, J., Dörr, W., 2016, Time scales and mechanisms of growth of active margins of Gondwana: A model based on detrital zircon ages from the Neoproterozoic to Cambrian Blovice accretionary complex, Bohemian Massif, Gondwana Research, 42, 63-83.

Henderson, B.J., Collins, W.J., Murphy, J.B., Gutierrez‐Alonso, G., Hand, M., 2016, Gondwanan basement terranes of the Variscan–Appalachian orogen: Baltican, Saharan and West African hafnium isotopic fingerprints in Avalonia, Iberia and the Armorican Terranes. Tectonophysics, 681, 278‐304.

Henriques, S.B.A., Neiva, A.M.R., Dunning, G.R., 2016. Petrogenesis of a late-Variscan rhyodacite at the Ossa Morena-Central Iberian zones boundary, Iberian Massif, Central Portugal: Evidence for the involvement of lithospheric mantle and meta-igneous lower crust. Chemie der Erde-Geochemistry 76, 429-439.

Johansson, Å., Waight, T., Andersen, T. & Simonsen, S.L., 2016, Geochemistry and petrogenesis of Mesoproterozoic A-type granitoids from the Danish island of Bornholm, southern Fennoscandia, Lithos, 244, 94-108.

Kaczmarek, M.A., Reddy, S.M., Nutman, A.P., Friend, C.R.L., Bennett, V.C., 2016, Earth’s oldest mantle fabrics indicate Eoarchaean subduction. Nature Communications, 7, 1-7.

Kirkland, C.L., Spaggiari, C., Johnson, T., Smithies, H., Danisik, M., Evans N., Wingate, M., Clark, C., Spencer C., Mikucki, E., McDonald, B., 2016, Grain size matters: Implications for mobilization of radiogenic-Pb in titanite: an example from the Albany-Fraser Orogen, Precambrian Research, 278, 283-302.  doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2016.03.002

Lloyd, J., Collins, A.S., Payne, J.L., Glorie, S., Holford, S., and Reid, A.J. 2016. Tracking the Cretaceous Transcontinental Ceduna River through Australia: The Hafnium Isotope Record of Detrital Zircons from Offshore Southern Australia. Geoscience Frontiers, 7, 237-244.

Ma, L., Wang, Q., Li, Z.X., Wyman, D.A., Yang, J.H., Wu, F.Y., Jiang, Z.Q., Gou, G.N., Guo, H.F., 2016, Subduction of Indian continent beneath southern Tibet in the latest Eocene (~ 35 Ma): Insights from the Quguosha gabbros in southern Lhasa block, Gondwana Research.

Matthews, K.J., Müller, R.D., Sandwell, D.T., 2016, Oceanic microplate formation records the onset of India-Eurasia collision. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 433, 204-214.

Müller, R.D., Flament, N., Matthews, K.J., Williams, S.E., Gurnis, M., 2016, Formation of Australian continental margin highlands driven by plate-mantle interaction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 441, 60-70.

Murphy, J.B., Braid, J.A., Quesada, C., Dahn, D., Gladney, E., Dupuis, N.E., 2016. An eastern Mediterranean analogue for the Late Palaeozoic evolution of the Pangaean suture zone. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, SP424.9.

Murphy, J.B., Nance, R.D., Johnston, S.T., 2016, Tectonic evolution of the Iberian margin of Gondwana and of correlative regions: A celebration of the career of Cecilio Quesada. Tectonophysics, 681, 1-5.

Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., Gutiérrez‐Alonso, G., Johnston, S.T., Weil, A., 2016, Reconciling competing models for the tectono‐stratigraphic zonation of the Variscan orogen in Western Europe. Tectonophysics, 681, 209‐219.

Neace, E.R., Nance, R.D., Murphy, J.B., Lancaster, P.J., Shail, R.K., 2016, Zircon LA‐ICPMS geochronology of the Cornubian Batholith, SW England. Tectonophysics, 681, 332‐352.

Novo-Fernandez, I., Garcia-Casco, A., Arenas, R., Diez Fernandez, R., 2016, The metahyaloclastitic matrix of a unique metavolcanic block reveals subduction in the Somozas Melange (Cabo Ortegal Complex, NW Iberia): tectonic implications for the assembly of Pangea, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 34, 1-23.

Partin, C.A., and Sylvester, P.J., 2016, Variations in zircon Hf isotopes support earliest Proterozoic Wilson cycle tectonics on the Canadian Shield: Precambrian Research, 280, 279–289, doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2016.05.008

Pascual, F.J.R., López‐Carmona, A., Arenas, R., 2016, Thickening vs. extension in the Variscan belt: P–T modelling in the Central Iberian autochthon. Tectonophysics, 681, 144‐158.

Pastor-Galán, D., Dekkers, M.J., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Brouwer, D., Groenewegen, T., Krijgsman, W., Fernández-Lozano, J., Yenes, M., Á lvarez-Lobato, F., 2016, Paleomagnetism of the Central Iberian curve’s putative hinge: too many oroclines in the Iberian Variscides. Gondwana Research, 39, 96-113.

Pereira, M.F., Castro, A., Dias da Silva, Í., Fernández, C., 2016, Granitic rocks of the European Variscan Belt: The case study of the Evora Massif (Alentejo, Portugal), in: García Navarro, E., Cantano Martín, M., Morales González, J.A. (Eds.), Geoguias 10. Sociedad Geológica de España, 89-108.

Pisarevsky, S.A., Rosenbaum, G., Shaanan, U., Hoy, D., Speranza, F., Mochales, T., 2016, Paleomagnetic and geochronological study of Carboniferous forearc basin rocks in the Southern New England Orogen (Eastern Australia). Tectonophysics, 681, 263‐277.

Sagawe, A., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Gerdes, A., 2016, Exotic crustal components at the northern margin of the Bohemian Massif—Implications from UThPb and Hf isotopes of zircon from the Saxonian Granulite Massif. Tectonophysics, 681, 234‐249.

Sánchez‐García, T., Quesada, C., Bellido, F., Dunning, G.R., Pin, Ch., Moreno‐Eiris, E., Perejón, A., 2016, Age and characteristics of the Loma del Aire unit (SW Iberia): Implications for the regional correlation of the Ossa‐Morena Zone. Tectonophysics, 681, 58‐72.

Sánchez‐Lorda, M.E., Ábalos, B., García de Madinabeitia, S., Eguíluz, L., Gil Ibarguchi, J.I., Paquette, J.‐L., 2016, Radiometric discrimination of pre‐Variscan amphibolites in the Ediacaran Serie Negra (Ossa‐Morena Zone, SW Iberia). Tectonophysics, 681, 31‐45.

Spencer, C.J., Kirkland, C.L., in press, Visualizing the sedimentary response through the orogenic cycle: a multi-dimensional scaling approach. Lithosphere. doi: 10.1130/L479.1

Spencer, C.J., Harris, R.A., Major, J.R., 2016, Provenance of Permian-Triassic Gondwana sequence unit accreted to the Banda Arc: constraints from zircon U-Pb and Hf isotopes, Gondwana Research, 38, 28-39. doi:10.1016/

Stephan, T., Kroner, U., Hahn, T., Hallas, P., Heuse, T., 2016, Fold/cleavage relationships as indicator for late Variscan sinistral transpression at the Rheno‐Hercynian–Saxo‐Thuringian boundary zone, Central European Variscides. Tectonophysics, 681, 250‐ 262.

Thomas, R.J., Spencer, C.J., Bushi, A.M., Baglow, N., Boniface, N., de Kock, G., Horstwood, M.S.A., Hollick, L., Jacobs, J., Kajara, S., Kamihanda, G., Key, R.M., Maganga, Z., Mbawala., F., McCourt, W., Momburi, P., Moses, F., Mruma, A., Myambilwa, Y., Roberts, N.M.W., Saidi, H., Nyanda, P., Nyoka, K., Millar, I., 2016, Geochronology of the central Tanzania Craton and its southern and eastern orogenic margins, Precambrian Research, 277, 47-67.  doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2016.02.008

Thorkelson, D.J., Laughton, J.R., 2016. Paleoproterozoic closure of an Australia–Laurentia seaway revealed by megaclasts of an obducted volcanic arc in Yukon, Canada. Gondwana Research 33, 115-133.

Vijaya Kumar, T., Bhaskar Rao, Y.J., Plavsa, D., Collins, A.S., Tomson, J.K., Vijaya Gopal, B., Babu, E.V.S.S.K., 2016. Zircon U-Pb ages and Hf isotopic systematics of charnockite gneisses from the Ediacaran-Cambrian high-grade metamorphic terrains, southern India: constraints on crust formation, recycling and Gondwana correlations. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, 129, 625-648.

Wang, Q., Hawkesworth, C.J., Wyman, D., Chung, S.L., Wu, F.Y., Li, X.H., Li, Z.X., Gou, G.N., Zhang, X.Z., Tang, G.J., Dan, W., Ma, L., Dong, Y.H., 2016, Pliocene–Quaternary crustal melting in central and northern Tibet with new insights into crustal flow, Nature Communications, 7, 11888.

Wang, R., Collins, W.J., Weinberg, R.F., Li, J.X., Li, Q.Y., He, W.Y., 2016, Xenoliths in ultrapotassic volcanic rocks in the Lhasa block: direct evidence for crust-mantle mixing and metamorphism in the deep crust, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171, 62.

 Zhu, K.Y., Li, Z.X., Xu, X.S., Wilde, S.A., Chen, H.L., 2016, Early Mesozoic ferroan (A-type) and magnesian granitoids in eastern South China: Tracing the influence of flat-slab subduction at the western Pacific margin, Lithos, 240, 371–381.

Mineral & energy resources during supercontinent cycles (4)

Angerer, T., Hagemann, S.G., Walde, D., Halverson, G.P., Boyce, A.J., 2016, Multiple metal sources in the glaciomarine facies of the Neoproterozoic Jacadigo iron formation in the Santa Cruz Deposit, Corumba, Brazil. Precambrian Research, 275, 369-393.

Ernst, R.E., 2016, Trap magmatism and ore formation in the Siberean Noril’sk region. Economic Geology, 111, 271-272.

Mendes, M., Lobato, L.M., Kunzmann, M., Halverson, G.P., Rosiere C.A., 2016, Iron isotope and REE+ Y composition of the Caue banded iron formation and related iron ores of the Quadrilatero Ferrifero, Brazil. Mineralium Deposita, 1-22.

Pehrsson, S.J., Eglington, B.M. Evans, D.A.D., Huston, D., Reddy, S.M., 2016, Metallogeny and its link to orogenic style during the Nuna supercontinent cycle. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 424, 83-94.


Supercontinent & palaeogeographic reconstructions (29)

Alvarez, O., Gimenez M., Folguera A., Spagnotto S., Braitenberg C., in press. The fate of the Copiapo ridge beneath South America, and its connection with the Pampean-Chilean flat subduction zone, tracked from GOCE satellite and EGM08 model. Journal of Geodynamics.

Becker, T. W., Schaeffer, A. J., Lebedev, S., Conrad, C. P., 2015. Toward a generalized plate motion reference frame. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42, 3188-3196.

Bogdanova, S., Gorbatschev, R., Skridlaite, G., Soesoo, A., Taran, L., Kurlovich, D., 2015. Trans-Baltic Palaeoproterozoic correlations towards the reconstruction of supercontinent Columbia/Nuna. Precambrian Res. 259, 5-33.

Chen, W., Zhang,S., Ding, J., Zhang, J., Zhao, X., Zhu, L.,Yang, W., Yang, T., Li, H., Wu, H., in press. Combined Paleomagnetic and geochronological study on Cretaceous strata of the Qiangtang terrane, central Tibet. Gondwana Research, doi:

Didenko, A.N., Vodovozov, V.Yu., Peskov, A.Yu., Guryanov, V.A., Kosynkin, A.V., 2015. Paleomagnetism of the Ulkan Massif (SE Siberian Platform) and the Apparent Polar Wander Path for Siberia in the Paleoproterozoic. Precambrian Res. 259, 58-77.

Ding, J., Zhang, S., Chen, W., Zhang, J., Yang, T., Jiang, G., Zhang, K., Li, H., Wu, H., 2015, Paleomagnetism of the Oligocene Kangtuo Formation Red Beds (Central Tibet): Inclination Shallowing and Tectonic Implications. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 104, 55-68.

Fu, X., Zhang, S., Li, H., Ding, J., Li, H., Yang, T., Wu, H., Yuan, H., Lv, J., 2015. New paleomagnetic results from the Huaibei Group and Neoproterozoic mafic sills in the North China Craton and their paleogeographic implications. Precambrian Res. 269, 90-106,

Halls, H.C., Lovette, A., Hamilton, M., Söderlund, U., 2015. A paleomagnetic and U-Pb geochronology study of the western end of the Grenville dyke swarm: Rapid changes in paleomagnetic field direction at ca. 585 Ma related to polarity reversals? Precambrian Res. 257, 137-166.

Jeleńska M., M.Kądziałko-Hofmokl, V. Bakhmutov, I. Poliachenko, P. Ziółkowski, 2015. Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic study of Lower Devonian sediments from Podolia, SW Ukraine: remagnetization problems. Geophys. J. Int. 200 (1), 557-573.

Kampmann, T.C., Gumsley, A.P., de Kock, M., Söderlund, U., 2015. U–Pb geochronology and paleomagnetism of the Westerberg Sill Suite, Kaapvaal Craton–Support for a coherent Kaapvaal–Pilbara Block (Vaalbara) into the Paleoproterozoic? Precambrian Res. 269, 58-72.

Klein, R., S., Salminen, J., Mertanen, S., 2015. Baltica during the Ediacaran and Cambrian: A paleomagnetic study on Hailuoto sediments in Finland. Precambrian Research 267, 94–105.

Kochhar, N., 2015. The Malani supercontinent. In: Shrivastava, K.L., Shrivastava, P.K. (eds.), Frontiers of Earth Science, Scientific Publisher (India), 120-135.

Lubnina, N.V., Stepanova, A.V., Pasenko, A.M., Nilsson, M., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., in press. New paleomagnetic and isotopic data for the 1.98 Ga dyke swarm in the Lake Onega region: links with the regional Pechenga-Onega event. GFF.

Lubnina, N.V., Zakharov, V.S., Novikova, M.A., Vorontsova, V.P., 2015. Paleoproterozoic Remagnetization in the White Sea Mobile Belt, Karelia: Petro-Paleomagnetic Evidence and Supercomputer Modeling. Moscow University Geology Bulletin 70 (2), 84-96.

Lubnina, N.V., Pasenko, A.M., Novikiva, M.A., Bubnov, A.Yu., 2015. The East-European Craton during Late Paleoproterozoic: the new paleomagnetic pole 1,79-1,75 Ga. Moscow University Geology Bulletin 70 (6), 495-503.

Lubnina, N.V., Slabunov, A.I., Stepanova, A.V., Bubnov, A.Yu, Kosevich, N.I., Novikova, M.A., Tarasov N.A., in press. The trend of remegnetization of the rocks of the Belomorian Mobile belt in Paleoproterozoic: paleomagnetic and geological evidence. Moscow University Geology Bulletin 71 (2).

Metelkin, D.V., Vernikovsky, V.A., Matushkin, N.Yu., 2015. Arctida between Rodinia and Pangea. Precambrian Res. 259, 114-129.

Metelkin, D.V., Vernikovsky, V.A., Tolmacheva, T.Yu., Matushkin, N.Yu., Zhdanova, A.I., Pisarevsky, S.A., in press. First paleomagnetic data for the New Siberian Islands: Implications for Arctic paleogeography. Gondwana Res.,

Murphy, J.B., Hildebrand, R., Halverson, G. 2015. Stirring the Pot: A celebration of the career of Paul F. Hoffman. Geoscience Canada Reprint Series 11, 222p.

Pisarevsky, S.A., De Waele, B., Jones, S., Söderlund, U., Ernst, R.E., 2015. Paleomagnetism and U–Pb age of the 2.4 Ga Erayinia mafic dykes in the south-western Yilgarn, Western Australia: Paleogeographic andgeodynamic implications. Precambrian Research 259, 222-231.

Rapalini, A.E., Sánchez Bettucci, L., Badgen, E., Vásquez, C.A., 2015. Paleomagnetic study on mid-Paleoproterozoic rocks from the Rio de la Plata Craton: Implications for Atlantica . Gondwana Res. 27, 1534-1549.

Rapalini, A.E., Tohver, E., Sánchez Bettucci, L., Lossada, A.C., Barcelona, H., Pérez, C., 2015. The Late Neoproterozoic Sierra de las Ánimas Magmatic Complex and Playa Hermosa Formation, southern Uruguay, revisited: paleogeographic implications of new paleomagnetic and precise geochronologic data. Precambrian Res. 259, 143-155.

Ren, Q., Zhang, S., Huaichun, W., Liang, Z., Miao, X., Zhao, H., Li, H., Yang, T., Pei, J., Davis, G.A., in press. Further paleomagnetic results from the ~155 Ma Tiaojishan Formation, Yanshan Belt, North China, and their implications for the tectonic evolution of the Mongol-Okhotsk suture. Gondwana Res. doi: 10.1016/

Shcherbakova, V.V., Zhidkov, G.V., Shcherbakov, V.P., Latyshev, A.V., Fetisova, A.M., 2015. Verifying the Mesozoic Dipole Low hypothesis by the Siberian Trap data. Izvestiya, Physics of the Solid Earth 51(3), 362-382.

Smirnov, A.V., Evans, D.A.D., 2015. Geomagnetic paleointensity at ~2.41 Ga as recorded by the Widgiemooltha Dike Swarm, Western Australia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 416, 35-45.

Swanson-Hysell, N.L., Kilian, T.K., Hanson, R.H., 2015.  A new grand mean paleomagnetic pole for the Umkondo Large Igneous Province with implications for paleogeography and the geomagnetic field. Geophysical Journal International, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv402.

Wabo, H., de Kock, M.O., Klausen, M.B., Söderlund, U., Beukes, N.J., in press. Paleomagnetism and chronology of B-1 marginal sills of the Bushveld Complex from the eastern Kaapvaal craton, South Africa. GFF.

Wabo, H., Olsson, J.R., de Kock, M.O., Humbert, F., Söderlund, U., Klausen, M.B., in press. New U-Pb age and paleomagnetic constraints from the Uitkomst Complex, South Africa: clues to the timing of intrusion. GFF.

Zhang, S., Li, H., Evans, D.A.D., Dong, J., Wu, H., Yang, T., Liu, P., Xiao, Q., 2015. New Paleomagnetic results from the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in South China and their paleogeographic implications. Precambrian Res. 259, 130-142.

Plume record during supercontinent cycles (31)

Alebouyeh Semami, F., de Kock., M.O., Söderlund, U., Gumsley, A., da Silva, R., Beukes, N., Armstrong, A., in press. New U-Pb geochronology and paleomagnetic constraints on the late Paleoproterozoic Hartley magmatic event: evidence for a Large Igneous Province in the Kaapvaal Craton during Kalahari assembly, South Africa. GFF.

Andonaegui, P., Sánchez-Martínez, S., Castiñeiras, P.,Abati, J., Arenas, R., 2015. Reconstructing subduction polarity through the geochemistry of mafic rocks in a Cambrian magmatic arc along the Gondwana margin (Órdenes Complex, NW Iberian Massif). Int. J. Earth Sci. (Geol. Rundsch.), DOI 10.1007/s00531-015-1195-x.

Bartels, A., Nilsson, M.K.M., Klausen, M.B., Söderlund, U., in press. Meso-Proterozoic dykes in the Timmiarmiit area, Southeast Greenland: Evidence for a continuous Gardar dyke swarm across Greenland´s North Atlantic Craton. GFF.

Black B., Weiss B.P., Elkins-Tanton L., Veselovskiy R., Latyshev A., 2015. Siberian Traps volcaniclastic rocks and the role of magma-water interactions. Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi: 10.1130/B31108.1.

Cederberg, J., Soderlund, U., Oliveira, E.P., Ernst, R.E., Pisarevsky, S.A., in press. U-Pb baddeleyite dating of the Proterozoic Pará de Minas dyke swarm in the São Francisco craton (Brazil) – implications for tectonic correlation with Siberia, Congo and the North China cratons. GFF.

Ciborowski, T.J.R., Kerr, A.C., Ernst, R.E., McDonald, I., Minifie, M.J., Harlan, S.S., Millar, I.L., 2015. The Early Proterozoic Matachewan Large Igneous Province: Geochemistry, Petrogenesis, and Implications for Earth Evolution. Journal of Petrology, doi: 10.1093/petrology/egv038

Dupuis, N.E., Braid, J.A., Murphy, J.B., Shail, R.K., Archibald, D.A., Nance, 2015. “40Ar/39Ar phlogopite geochronology of lamprophyre dykes in Cornwall, UK: new age constraints on Early Permian post-collisional magmatism in the Rhenohercynian Zone, SW England.” Journal of the Geological Society 172, 566-575.

Gumsley, A., Olsson, J., Söderlund, U., de Kock, M., Hofmann, A., Klausen, M., 2015. Precise U-Pb baddeleyite age dating of the Usushwana Complex, southern Africa – Implications for the Mesoarchaean magmatic and sedimentological evolution of the Pongola Supergroup, Kaapvaal Craton. Precambrian Res. 267, 174-185.

Gumsley, A., Rådman, J., Söderlund., U., Klausen, M., in press. U-Pb baddeleyite geochronology and geochemistry of the White Mfolozi Dyke Swarm: Unravelling the complexities of 2.70-2.66 Ga dyke swarms across the eastern Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. GFF.

Jessell, M., Santoul, J., Baratoux, L., Youbi, N., Ernst, R.E., Metelka, V., Miller, J., Perrouty, S., 2015. An updated map of West African mafic dykes. Journal of African Earth Sciences. 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2015.01.007.

Johansson, A., Andersen, T., Simonsen, S.L., 2015. Hafnium isotope characteristics of late Palaeoproterozoic magmatic rocks from Blekinge, southeast Sweden: possible correlation of small-scale Hf and Nd isotope variations in zircon and whole rocks. GFF 137, 74–82.

Klaver, M., de Roever, E.W.F., Thijssen, A.C.D., Bleeker, W., Söderlund, U., Chaberlain, K., Ernst, R., Berndt, J., Zeh, A., in press. Mafic magmatism in the Bakhuis Granulite Belt (western Suriname): relationship with charnockite magmatism and UHT metamorphism. GFF.

Li, H-B., Lu, Z-C. Z. L-S., Ernst, R.E., Santosh, M., Zhang, D-Y., Cheng, Z-G., in press. Giant radiating mafic dyke swarm of the Emeishan Large Igneous Province: Identifying the mantle plume centre. Terra Nova.

Lu, Y.J., McCuaig, Li, Z.X., Jourdan, F., Hart, C.J.R., Hou, Z.Q., Tang, S.H., 2015. Paleogene post-collisional lamprophyres in western Yunnan, western Yangtze Craton: Mantle source and tectonic implications. Lithos 233, 139–161. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.02.003.

Olsson, J.R., Klausen, M.B., Hamilton, M., März, N., Söderlund, U., Roberts, J., in press. Baddeleyite U-Pb ages and geochemistry of the 1875–1835 Ma Black Hills Dyke Swarm across north-eastern South Africa: Part of a trans-Kalahari Craton back-arc setting? GFF.

O’Connor, J. M., Hoernle, K., Müller, R. D., Morgan, J. P., Butterworth, N. P., Hauff, F., Stoffers, P., 2015. Deformation-related volcanism in the Pacific Ocean linked to the Hawaiian-Emperor bend. Nature Geoscience 8(5), 393-397.

Pavlov V., Fluteau F., Veselovskiy R., Fetisova A., Latyshev A., Elkins-Tanton L.T., Sobolev A.V., N.A. Krivolutskaya, 2015. Volcanic pulses in the Siberian Traps as inferred from Permo-Triassic geomagnetic secular variations. Chapter 5 in “Volcanism And Global Environmental Change”, A. Schmidt, K.E. Fristad and L. Elkins-Tanton ed., Cambridge University Press, pp. 63-78.

Puchkov, V., Ernst, R.E., Hamilton, M.A., Söderlund, U., Sergeeva, N., in press. A Devonian >2000-km–long dolerite swarm belt and associated basalts in the Urals-Novozemelian foldbelt: part of an East European (Baltica) LIP and East-European – Siberian craton superplume. GFF.

Rogers, C., Mackinder, A., Ernst, R.E., Cousens, B., in press. Mafic magmatism in the Belt-Purcell Basin and Wyoming Province of Western Laurentia. In:  MacLean, J., Sears, J. (eds.), Belt Basin: Window to Proterozoic Earth: Geological Society of America Special Paper 522.

Shumlyanskyy, L., Ernst, R.E., Söderlund, U., Billström, K., Oleksandr, M., Tsymbal, S., in press. New U-Pb ages for mafic dykes in the North-Western region of the Ukrainian shield: coeval tholeiitic and jotunitic magmatism. GFF.

Shumlyanskyy, L., Nosova, A., Billström, K., Söderlund, U., Andréasson, P.-G., Kuzmenkova O., in press. The U-Pb zircon and baddeleyite ages of the Neoproterozoic Volyn Large Igneous Province: implication for the age of the magmatism and the nature of a crustal contaminant. GFF.

Shumlyanskyy, L., Mitrokhin, O., Billström, K., Ernst, R., Vishnevska, E., Tsymbal, S., Cuney, M., Soesoo, A., in press. The ca. 1.8 Ga mantle plume related magmatism of the central part of the Ukrainian shield. GFF.

Shumlyanskyy, L., Ernst, R., Billström, K.A., 2015. U-Pb baddeleyite age of the Davydky gabbro-syenite massif of the Korosten plutonic complex: Geochemistry and ore formation 35, 37-42.

Spagnuolo, M., Orts, D. L., Gimenez, M., Folguera, A., Ramos, V. A., 2015. Payenia Quaternary flood basalts (Southern Mendoza, Argentina): Geophysical constraints on their volume. Geoscience Frontiers, GSF-D-15-00019R2.

Stepanova, A.V., Salnikova, E.B., Samsonov, A.V., Egorova, S.V., Larionova, Y.O., Stepanov, V.S., 2015. The 2.31 Ga mafic dykes in the Karelian Craton, eastern Fennoscandian shield: U-Pb age, source characteristics and implications for continental break-up process. Precambrian Res. 2659, 43-57.

Teixeira, W., Ernst, R.E., Hamilton, M.A., Lima, G., Ruiz, A.S., Geraldes, M.C., in press. Widespread ca. 1.4 Ga intraplate magmatism and tectonics in a growing Amazonia. GFF, doi :10.1080/11035897.2015.1042033

Tjórarinsson, S.B., Söderlund, U., Dössing, A., Holm, P.M., Ernst, R.E., Tegner, C., 2015. Rift magmatism on the Eurasia basin margin: U-Pb baddeleyite ages of alkaline dyke swarms in North Greenland. Journal of Geological Society, doi: 10.1144/jsg2015-049.

Wohlgemuth-Ueberwasser, C.C., Söderlund, U., Pease, V., Nilsson, M.K.M., 2015. Qaudropole LA-ICP-MS U/Pb geochronology of baddeleyite single crystals. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. DOI: 10.1039/C4JA00400K.

Xu, X., Song, S., Li, S., Li, Z.X., Niu, Y., Allen, M.B., 2015. The 600–580 Ma continental rift basalts in North Qilian Shan, northwest China: Links between the Qilian-Qaidam block and SE Australia, and the reconstruction of East Gondwana. Precambrian Res. 257, 47-74.

Zhu, W.-G., Zhong, H., Li, Z.-X., Bai, Z.-J., and Yang, Y.-J., in-press. SIMS zircon U–Pb ages, geochemistry and Nd–Hf isotopes of ca. 1.0 Ga mafic dykes and volcanic rocks in the Huili area, SW China: Origin and Tectonic Significance. Precambrian Res., doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.12.011.

Zou, S-Y., Li, Z-L., Song, B., Ernst, R.E., Li, Y-Q., Ren, Z-Y., Yang, S-F., Chen, H-L., Xu, Y-G., Song, X-Y., 2015. Zircon U-Pb dating, geochemistry and Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotopes of the Wajilitag alkali mafic dikes, and associated diorite and syenitic rocks: Implications for magmatic evolution of the Tarim Large Igneous Province. Lithos 212-215, 428—442.

Basin record during supercontinent cycles (31)

 Adams, C.J., Mortimer, N., Campbell, H.J., Griffin, W.L., 2015. Detrital zircon ages in Buller and Takaka terranes, New Zealand: constraints on early Zealandia history. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics,

Albert, R., Arenas, R., Gerdes, A., Sánchez Martínez, S., Fernández-Suárez, J., Fuenlabrada, J.M., 2015. Provenance of the Variscan Upper Allochthon (Cabo Ortegal Complex, NW Iberian Massif). Gondwana Res. 28, 1434–1448.

Artemenko, G.V., Shumlyanskyy, L.V., Bekker, A.Yu., Samborskaya, I.A., Gogolev, K.I., Martynyuk, A.V., 2015. The age of clastic zircons from metasedimentary rocks of the East-Annivka Zone. Mineralogical Journal (Ukraine) 37(1), 86-94.

Camacho, A., Armstrong, R., Davis, D.W., Bekker, A., 2015. Early history of the Amadeus Basin: implications for the existence and geometry of the Centralian Superbasin. Precambrian Res. 259, 232-242.

Corsetti, F. A., Ritterbush, K. A., Bottjer, D. J., Greene, S. E., Ibarra, Y., Yager, J. A., West, A. J., Berelson, W. M., Rosas, S., Becker, T. W., Levine, N. M., Loyd, S. J., Martindale, R. C., Petryshyn, V. A., Carroll, N. R., Petsios, E., Piazza, O., Pietsch, C., Stellmann, J. L,. Thompson, J. R., Washington, K. A., Wilmeth, D. T., 2015. Investigating the paleoecological consequences of supercontinent breakup: Sponges clean up in the Early Jurassic. Sediment.Rec. 13, 4-10.

Dias Da Silva, Í., Linnemann, U.; Hofmann, M.; González-Clavijo, E.; Díez-Montes, A., Martínez Catalán, J.R. 2015. Detrital zircón and tectonostratigraphy of the Parautochthon under the Morais Complex (NE Portugal): Implications for the Variscan accretionary history of the Iberian massif. Journal of the Geological Society 172, 45-61.

Dutkiewicz, A., Müller, R. D., O’Callaghan, S., Jónasson, H., 2015. Census of seafloor sediments in the world’s ocean. Geology, G36883-1. doi: 10.1130/G36883.1.

Estrada, S., Läufer, A., Eckelmann, K., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2015. Continuous Neoproterozoic to Ordovician sedimentation at the East Gondwana margin – implications from detrital zircons of the Ross Orogen in northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Gondwana Research, doi:10.1016/

Foster, D.A., Goscombe, B.D., Newstead, B., Mapani, B., Mueller, P.A., Gregory, L.C., Muvangua, E., 2015. U–Pb age and Lu–Hf isotopic data of detrital zircons from the Neoproterozoic Damara Sequence: Implications for Congo and Kalahari before Gondwana. Gondwana Res. 28,179–190.

Gianni, G. Navarrete, C., Orts, D., Tobal, J., Folguera, A., Gimenez, M., in press. Patagonian broken foreland and related synorogenic rifting: The origin of the Chubut Group Basin. Tectonophysiscs.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Hoffmann, K-H., Germs, G., Gerdes, A., Marko, L., Eckelmann, K., Gartner, A., Krause, R., 2015. The four Neoproterozoic glaciations of southern Namibia and their detrital zircon record: The fingerprints of four crustal growth events during two supercontinent cycles. Precambrian Res. 259, 176-188.

Karaoui, B., Breitkreutz, C., Mahmoudi, A., Youbi, N., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2015. U–Pb zircon ages from volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the Ediacaran Bas Draâ inlier (Anti-Atlas Morocco): Chronostratigraphic and provenance implications. Precambrian Research 263, 43–58, doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.03.003.

Khudoley, A., Chamberlain, K., Ershova, V., Sears, J., Prokopiev, A., MacLean, J., Kazakova, G., Malyshev, S., Molchanov, A., Kullerud, K., Toro, J., Miller., E., Veselovskiy, R., Li, A., Chipley, D., 2015. Proterozoic supercontinental restorations: constraints from provenance studies of Mesoproterozoic to Cambrian clastic rocks, eastern Siberian Craton. Precambrian Res. 259, 78-94.

Krapež, B., Müller, S.G., Bekker, A., 2015. Stratigraphy of the Late Palaeoproterozoic (~2.03 Ga) Wooly Dolomite, Ashburton Province, Western Australia: a carbonate platform developed in a failed rift basin. Precambrian Research 271, 1-19.

Ksienzyk, A.K., Jacobs, J., 2015. Western Australia-Kalahari (WAlahari) connection in Rodinia: Not supported by U/Pb detrital zircon data from the Maud Belt (East Antarctica) and the Northampton Complex (Western Australia). Precambrian Res. 259, 207-221.

Martínez Catalán, J.R., González Clavijo, E., Meireles, C., Díez Fernández, R., Bevis, J. in press. Relationships between syn-orogenic sedimentation and nappe emplacement in the hinterland of the Variscan belt in NW Iberia deduced from detrital zircons. Geological Magazine, doi: 10.1017 / S001675681500028X

Mitchell, R.N., Raub, T.D., Silva, S.C., Kirschvink, J.L., 2015. Was the Cambrian explosion both an effect and an artifact of true polar wander? American Journal of Science. 315, 945-957, doi: 10.2475/10.2015.02

Nury, D., Villeneuve, M., Arlhac, P., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Châteauneuf, J.J., Riveline, J., in press. Données nouvelles sur l’Oligocène des bassins de Marseille-Aubagne. Boletín Geológico y Minero.

Partin, C.A., Bekker, A., Planavsky, N.J., Lyons, T.W., 2015. Euxinic conditions recorded in the ca. 1.93 Ga Bravo Lake Formation, Nunavut (Canada): Implications for oceanic redox evolution. Chemical Geology 417, 148-162.

Pereira, M.F., Gama, C., Chichorro, M., Silva, J.B., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., 2015. Evidence for multi-cycle sedimentation and provenance constraints from detrital zircon U-Pb ages: Triassic strata of the Lusitanian basin (western Iberia). Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.011

Planavsky, N.J., Tarhan, L.G., Bellefroid, E.J., Evans, D.A.D., Reinhard, C.T., Love, G.D., Lyons, T.W., 2015. Late Proterozoic transitions in climate, oxygen, and tectonics, and the rise of complex life. In: Polly, P.D., Head, J.J., Fox, D.L. (eds.), Earth-Life Transitions: Paleobiology in the Context of Earth System Evolution. The Paleontological Society Papers 21, 47-82.

Stüeken, E.E., Buick, R., Bekker, A., Catling, D., Foriel, J., Guy, B.M., Kah, L.C., Machel, H.G., Montañez, I.P., Poulton, S.W., 2015. The evolution of the global selenium cycle: Secular trends in Se isotopes and abundances. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 162, 109-125.

Thomas, W., Astini, R., Mueller, P., and McClelland, W., 2015, Detrital-zircon geochronology and provenance of the Ocloyic synorogenic clastic wedge, and Ordovician accretion of the Argentine Precordillera terrane. Geosphere, 11, 1749-1769.

Thomson, D., Rainbird, R.H., Planavsky, N.J., Lyons, T.W., Bekker, A., 2015. Chemostratigraphy of the Shaler Supergroup, Victoria Island, NW Canada: a record of ocean composition prior to the Cryogenian glaciations. Precambrian Research 263, 232-245.

Turner, E.C., Bekker, A., in press. Thick sulfate evaporite accumulations marking a mid-Neoproterozoic oxygenation event (Ten Stone Formation, NWT, Canada), GSA Bulletin.

Villeneuve, M., Nury, D., Arlhac, P., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., in press. Mise en évidence d’événements tectoniques compressifs intra-Oligocène dans les bassins de Marseille-Aubagne. Boletín Geológico y Minero.

von Raumer, J.F., Stampfli, G.M., Arenas, R., Martínez, S.S., 2015. Ediacaran to Cambrian oceanic rocks of the Gondwana margin and their tectonic interpretation. Int. J. Earth Sci. (Geol. Rundsch.) 104, 1107–1121, DOI 10.1007/s00531-015-1142-x.

Yao, W.H., Li, Z.X., Li, W.X., 2015. Was there a Cambrian ocean in South China? – Insight from detrital provenance analyses. Geol. Mag. 152(1), 184-191. doi:10.1017/S0016756814000338).

Yao, W.H., Li, Z.X., Li, W.X., Su, L., Yang, J.H., 2015. Detrital provenance evolution of the Ediacaran–Silurian Nanhua foreland basin, South China. Gondwana Research 28, 1449–1465,

Wen, B., Evans, D.A.D., Li, Y.-X., Wang, Z., Liu, C., 2015. Newly discovered Neoproterozoic diamictite and cap carbonate (DCC) couplet in Tarim Craton, NW China: Stratigraphy, geochemistry, and paleoenvironment. Precambrian Research 271, 278-294.

Yang, C, Li, X.H., Wang, X.C., Lan, Z., 2015. Mid-Neoproterozoic angular unconformity in the Yangtze Block revisited: Insights from detrital zircon U–Pb age and Hf–O isotopes. Precambrian Res. 266, 165–178.

Supercontinent cycles & geodynamics (17)

Arecco, M. A., F. Ruiz, G. Pizarro, M. Gimenez, P. Martinez and V. A. Ramos., in press. Gravimetric determination of the continental–oceanic boundary of the Argentine continental margin (from 36°S to 50°S). GJI Marine Geosciences and Applied Geophysics.

Artemieva, I.M., Shulgin, A., 2015. Is the Proterozoic Ladoga Rift (SE Baltic Shield) a rift? Precambrian Res. 259, 34-42.

Artemieva, I.M., Thybo, H., Shulgin, A., in press. Geophysical constraints on geodynamical processes at convergent margins: a global perspective. Gondwana Research,

Cherepanova, Y., Artemieva, I.M., 2015. Density heterogeneity of cratonic lithospheric mantle: A case study of the Siberian craton. Gondwana Research 28, 1344-1360.

Condie, K., Pisarevsky, S.A., Korenaga, J., Gardoll, S., 2015. Is the rate of supercontinent assembly changing with time? Precambrian Res. 259, 278-289.

Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Müller, R. D., Bower, D. J., Husson, L., 2015. Influence of subduction history on South American topography. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 430, 9-18.

Hassan, R., Flament, N., Gurnis, M., Bower, D.J., Müller, D., 2015. Provenance of plumes in global convection models. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 16, 1465–1489, doi:10.1002/2015GC005751.

Heron, P. J., Lowman, J. P., Stein, C., 2015. Influences on the positioning of mantle plumes following supercontinent formation, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth 120, doi:10.1002/2014JB011727. Weblink:

Jagoutz, O., Royden, L., Holt, A. F., Becker, T. W., 2015. Anomalously fast convergence between India and Eurasia caused by double subduction. Nature Geosc. 8, 475-478.

Lobkovsky, L., Kotelkin, V., 2015. The history of supercontinents and oceans from the standpoint of thermochemical mantle convection. Precambrian Res. 259, 262-277.

Pehrsson, S.J., Buchan, K.L., Eglington, B.M., Berman, R.M., Rainbird, R.H., 2014. Did plate tectonics shutdown in the Paleoproterozoic? A view from the Siderian geologic record. Gondwana Research 26, 803-815.

Pisarevsky, S.A., Bogdanova, S.V., Lubnina, N.V., Murphy, J.B., 2015. Supercontinental cycles and geodynamics. Precambrian Research 259, 1-4.

Seton, M., Flament, N., Whittaker, J., Müller, R. D., Gurnis, M., Bower, D. J., 2015. Ridge subduction sparked reorganization of the Pacific plate‐mantle system 60–50 million years ago. Geophysical Research Letters 42(6), 1732-1740.

Starostenko, V.I., Janik, T., Yegorova, T., Farfuliak, L., Czuba, W., Sroda, P., Thybo, H., Artemieva, I.M., 2015. Seismic model of the crust and upper mantle in the Scythian platform: the DOBRE-5 profile across the Northwestern Black sea and the Crimean peninsula. Geophys. J. Int. 201, 406-428.

Williams, S., Flament, N., Müller, R. D., Butterworth, N., 2015. Absolute plate motions since 130 Ma constrained by subduction zone kinematics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 418, 66-77.

Youssof, M., Thybo, H., Levander, A., Artemieva, I.M., 2015.  Upper mantle structure beneath southern African cratons from seismic finite-frequency P- and S- body wave tomography. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 420, 174-186.

Zhong, S.J., X. Liu, X., 2016. The long-wavelength mantle structure and dynamics and their implications for large-scale tectonics and volcanism in the Phanerozoic. Gondwana Res. 29, 83-104, 10.1016/

Orogenesis during supercontinent cycles (17)

Albert, R., Arenas, R., Gerdes, A., Sánchez Martínez, S., L. Marko, 2015. Provenance of the HP–HT subducted margin in the Variscan belt (Cabo Ortegal Complex, NW Iberian Massif). J. Metamorphic Geol., 2015 doi:10.1111/jmg.12155.

Alcock, J.E., Catalán, J.R.M., Pascual, F.J.R., Montes, A.D., Fernández, R.D., Barreiro, J.G., Arenas, R., da Silva, I.D., Clavijo, E.G., 2015. 2-D thermal modeling of HT–LP metamorphism in: NW and Central Iberia: Implications for Variscan magmatism, rheology of the lithosphere and orogenic evolution. Tectonophysics 657, 21–37.

Bickford, M, Van Schmus, R., Karlstrom, K., Mueller, P., Kamenov, G., 2015, Mesoproterozoic trans-Laurentian magmatism: a synthesis of continent-wide age distributions, new SIMS U-Pb ages, zircon saturation temperatures, and Hf and Nd isotopic compositions. Precambrian Research, 265, 286-312.

Blades, M.L., Collins, A.S., Foden, J.D., Payne, J.L., Xu, X., Aleumu, T., Woldetinsae, G., Clark, C., and Taylor, R. 2015. Age and Hafnium Isotopic Evolution of the Didesa and Kemashi Domains, Western Ethiopia. Precambrian Research, 270, 267-284.

Elburg, M., Jacobs, J., Andersen, T., Clark, C., Laufer, A., Ruppel, A., Krohne, N., Damaske, D., 2015. Early Neoproterozoic metagabbro-tonalite-trondhjemite of SørRondane (East Antarctica): Implications for supercontinent assembly. Precambrian Res. 259, 189-206.

Fernández, R.D., Arenas, R., 2015. The Late Devonian Variscan suture of the Iberian Massif: A correlation of high-pressure belts in NW and SW Iberia. Tectonophysics 654, 96–100.

Folguera, A., L. Sagripanti, G. Gianni, E. Rojas Vera, I. Novara, B. Colavitto, O. Alvarez, M. Gimenez, A. Introcaso, D. Orts, V. Ramos, in press. A review about the mechanisms associated with active deformation, regional uplift and subsidence in southern South America. Special Issue Journal of South American Earth Sciences.

Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Collins, A., Fernández-Suárez, J., Pastor Galán, D., González-Clavijo, E., Jourdan, F., Weil, A., 2015. Dating of lithospheric buckling: 40Ar/39Ar ages of syn-orocline strike-slip shear zones in northwestern Iberia. Tectonophysics, 645, 44-54.

Henderson, B.J., Collins, W.J., Murphy, J.B., Gutierrez-Alonso, G., in press. Gondwanan basement terranes of the Variscan-Appalachian orogen: Baltican, Saharan and West African hafnium isotopic fingerprints in Avalonia, Iberia and the Armorican Terranes. Tectonophysics.

Henriques, S.B.A., Neiva, A.M.R., Ribeiro, M.L., Dunning, G.R., Tajčmanová, L., 2015. Evolution of a Neoproterozoic suture in the Iberian Massif, Central Portugal: new U-Pb ages of igneous and metamorphic events at the contact between the Ossa Morena Zone and Central Iberian Zone. Lithos 220−223, 43−59.

Hibbard, J. Pollock, J., Murphy, J.B., van Staal, C., Greenough, J., 2015. Reeltime geological syntheses.   Geoscience Canada Reprint Series 10, 490p.

Jacobs, J., Elburg, M., Läufer, A., Kleinhanns, I.C., Henjes-Kunst, F., Estrada, S., Ruppel, A.S., Damaske, D., Montero, P., Bea, F., 2015. Two distinct Late Mesoproterozoic/Early Neoproterozoic basement provinces in central/eastern Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica:The missing link, 15–21˚E. Percambrian Res. 265, 249-272.

Nance, R.D., Neace, E.R., Braid, J.A., Murphy, J.B., Dupuis, N., Shail ,R.K., 2015. Does the Meguma Terrane extend into SW England? Geoscience Canada 42, 61-76.

Pastor-Galán, D., Ursem, B., Meere, P.A., Langereis, C., 2015. Extending the Cantabrian Orocline to two continents (from Gondwana to Laurussia). Paleomagnetism from South Ireland. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 432, 223-231.

Thorkelson, D.J., Laughton, J.R., in press. Paleoproterozoic closure of an Australia-Laurentia seaway revealed by megaclasts of an obducted volcanic arc in Yukon, Canada. Gondwana Research, doi:10.1016/

Veselovskiy, V.A., Thomson, S.N., Arzamastsev, A.A., Zakharov, V.S., 2015. Apatite fission track thermochronology of Khibina Massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia): Implications for post-Devonian Tectonics of the NE Fennoscandia. Tectonophysics 665, 157-163.

Villeneuve, M., Gärtner, A., Youbi, N., El Archi, A., Vernhet, E., Rjimati, E.C., Zemmouri, A., Linnemann, U., Bellon, H., Gerdes, A., Guillou, O., Corsini, M., Paquette, J.-L. 2015. The Southern and Central parts of the “Souttoufide” belt, in Northwest Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences 112, 451–470, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci. 2015.04.016.

Mineral & energy resources during supercontinent cycles (7)

Bekker, A., Grokhovskaya, T.L., Hiebert, R., Sharkov, E.V., Bui, T.H., Stadnek, K.R., Chashchin, V.V.,Wing, B.A., in press. Multiple sulfur isotope and mineralogical constraints on the genesis of Ni-Cu-PGE magmatic sulfide mineralization of the Monchegorsk Igneous Complex, Kola Peninsula, Russia, Mineralium Deposita.

Bjärnborg, K., Schersten, A., Söderlund, U., Maier, W.D., 2015. Geochronology and geochemical evidence for a magmatic arc setting for the Ni-Cu mineralised 1.79 Ga Kleva gabbro-diorite intrusive complex, southeast Sweden. GFF, 1-9.

Frolov, S.V., Akhmanov, G.G., Bakay, E.A., Lubnina, N.V., Korobova, N.I., Karnyushina, E.E., Kozlova, E.V., 2015. Meso-Neoproterozoic petroleum systems of the Eastern Siberian sedimentary basins. Precambrian Res. 259, 95-113.

González-Clavijo, E.J., González de Carballo, J.M., Barrios, S., González-Clavijo, E., in press. Las Hoyas de la dehesa de Cañal (Salamanca, España) una labor minera antigua de oro secundario. Boletín Geológico y Minero, doi: 10.1007/s00531-015-1232-9.

Huston, D.L., Eglington, B.M., Leach, D.L., Pehrsson, S.J., 2015. The metallogeny of zinc through time: links to secular changes in the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and the supercontinent cycle. Current Perspectives on Zinc Deposits, Edited by Sandy Archibald, Stephen Piercey, pp. 1-16; Irish Association for Economic Geology.

Konnunaho, J., Hanski, E., Wing, B., Bekker, A., Lukkari, S., Halkoaho, T., 2016, The Hietaharju PGE-enriched komatiite-hosted sulfide deposit in the Archean Suomussalmi greenstone belt, eastern Finland, Ore Geology Reviews 72, 641-658.

Merdith, A. S., Landgrebe, T. C., Müller, R. D., 2015. Prospectivity of Western Australian iron ore from geophysical data using a reject option classifier. Ore Geology Reviews.