Recent publications by our geology faculty and students

* = Student authors

Listed most recent first

Springer, A.E., Stevens, L.E., 2009, Spheres of discharge of springs. Hydrogeology journal 17, 83-93.

Polyak, L., Bischof, J., Ortiz, J.D., Darby, D.A., Channell, J.E.T., Xaun, C., Kaufman, D.S., Løvlie, R., Schneider, D.A., Eberl, D.D., Alder, R.E., Council, E.A., 2009, Late Quaternary stratigraphy and sedimentation patterns in the western Arctic Ocean. Global and Planetary Change 68, 5-17.

Adler, R.E., Polyak, L., Ortiz, J.D., Kaufman, D.S., Channell, J.E.T., Xuan, C., Grottoli, A.G., Sellén, E., Crawford, K.A., 2009, Sediment record from the western Arctic Ocean with an improved late Quaternary age resolution: HORTRAX core HLY0503-8JPC, Mendeleev Ridge. Global and Planetary Change 68, 18-29.

Ort, M.H., Carrasco-Núñez, G., 2009, Lateral vent migration during phreatomagmatic and magmatic eruptions at Tecuitlapa Maar, east-central Mexico, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 181, 67-77.

Hearty, P.J., Kaufman, D.S., 2009, A Cerion-based chronostratigraphy and age model from the central Bahama Islands: amino acid racemization and 14C in land snails and sediments. Quaternary Geochronology 4, 148-159.

*Sikorski, J.J., Kaufman, D.S., Manley, W.F., Nolan, M., 2009, Glacial-geologic evidence for decreased precipitation during the ‘Little Ice Age’ in the Brooks Range, Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 41, 138-150.

Rosenbaum, J.G., Kaufman, D.S., 2009, Introduction to “Paleoenvironments of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, and its catchment”. In: Rosenbaum, J.G., and Kaufman, D.S. (Eds.), Paleoenvironments of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, and its catchment. Geological Society of America Special Paper 750, v-ix.

Kaufman, D.S., Bright, J., Dean, W.E., Moser, K., Rosenbaum, J.G., Anderson, R.S., Colman, S.M., Heil, C.W., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Reheis, M.C., Simmons, K.R., 2009, A quarter-million years of paleoenvironmental change at Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho. In: Rosenbaum, J.G., and Kaufman, D.S. (Eds.), Paleoenvironments of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, and its catchment. Geological Society of America Special Paper 750, 311-351.

Colman, S.M., Rosenbaum, J.G., Kaufman, D.S., Dean, W.E., Forester, R., McGeehin, J.P., 2009, Radiocarbon ages and age models for the last 30,000 years in Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho. In: Rosenbaum, J.G., and Kaufman, D.S. (Eds.), Paleoenvironments of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, and its catchment. Geological Society of America Special Paper 750, 133-144.

Reheis, M.C., *Laabs, B.J.C., Kaufman, D.S., 2009, Geology and geomorphology of Bear Lake Valley and Upper Bear River. In: Rosenbaum, J.G., and Kaufman, D.S. (Eds.), Paleoenvironments of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, and its catchment. Geological Society of America Special Paper 750, 15-48.

Miller, G.H, Brigham-Grette, J., Anderson, L., Bauch, H., Douglas, M.A., Edwards, M.E., Elias, S., Finney, B., Funder, S., Herbert, T., Hinzman, L., Kaufman, D.S., MacDonald, G., Robock, A., Serreze, M., Smol, J., Spielhagen, R., Wolfe, A.P., Wolff, E., 2009, Temperature and Precipitation History of the Arctic. In: Past Climate Variability and Change in the Arctic and at High Latitudes. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Program and Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, pp. 77 – 246.

Kaufman, D.S., 2009, An overview of late Holocene climate and environmental change inferred from Arctic lake sediment. Journal of Paleolimnology 41, 1-6.

MacDonald, G.M., Porinchu, D.F., Kostntine, V.K., Rolland, N., Kaufman, D.S., 2009, Paleolimnological evidence of the response of the central Canadian treeline zone to impacts of radiative forcing and hemispheric patterns of temperature change over the past 2000 years. Journal of Paleolimnology 41, 129-141.

*McKay, N.P., Kaufman, D.S., 2009, Holocene climate and glacier variability at Hallet and Greyling Lakes, Chugach Range, south-central Alaska. Journal of Paleolimnology 41, 143-159.

*Schiff, C.J., Kaufman ,D.S., Wolfe, A.P., Dodd, J., Sharp, Z., 2009, Late Holocene storm-trajectory changes inferred from the oxygen isotope composition of lake diatoms, south Alaska. Journal of Paleolimnology 41, 189-208.

Owen, L.A., Thackray, G., Anderson, R.S., Briner, J., Kaufman, D., Roe, G., Pfeffer, W., Yi, C., 2009, Integrated mountain glacier research: current status, priorities and future prospects. Geomorphology 103, 158-171.

*Daigle, T.A., Kaufman, D.S., 2009, Holocene climate inferred from glacier extent, lake sediment and tree rings at Goat Lake, Kenai Mountains, Alaska USA. Journal of Quaternary Science, v. 24, p. 33-45.

Sheppard, P.R., Ort, M.H., Anderson, K.C., Elson, M.D., Vázquez-Selem, L., Clemens, A.W., Little, N.C., and Speakman, R.J. 2008. Multiple dendrochronological signals indicate the eruption of Parícutin Volcano, Michoacán, Mexico. Tree-Ring Research 64, 97-108.

Cooper, K.M., Reid, M.R., 2008. Uranium-series crystal ages. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, v. 69, p. 479-544.

Blakey, R.C., 2008., Pennsylvanian-Jurassic sedimentary basins of the Colorado Plateau and southern Rocky Mountains. In: Hsü, K.J., editor: Sedimentary Basins of the World, Vol 5, The Sedimentary Basins of the United States and Canada, Andrew D. Miall. The Netherlands: Elsevier, pp. 245 – 296.

Miall, A.D., Blakey, R.C., 2008. The Phanerozoic tectonic and sedimentary evolution of North America In: Hsü, K.J., editor: Sedimentary Basins of the World, Vol 5, The Sedimentary Basins of the United States and Canada, Andrew D. Miall. The Netherlands: Elsevier, pp. 1- 29.

Hazel, J.E., Jr., Kaplinski, M., Parnell, R., and Kohl, K. 2008. Monitoring fine-grained sediment in the Colorado River ecosystem, Arizona: control network and conventional survey techniques. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1276.

Hazel, J.E. Jr., Kaplinski, M., Parnell, R.A. Jr., and Fairley, H.C. 2008, Aggradation and degradation of the Palisades gully network, 1996 to 2005, with emphasis on the November 2004 high-flow experiment, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. U.S. Geological Survey. Open-File Report 2008-1264.

Riggs, N.R., Duffield, W.A., 2008, Record of complex scoria cone eruptive activity at Red Mountain, Arizona, USA, and implications for monogenetic mafic volcanoes. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 178, p. 763-776.

Draut, A.E., Rubin, D.M., Dierker, J.L., Fairley, H.C., *Griffiths, R.E., Hazel Jr., J.E., Hunter, R.E., Kohl, K., Leap, L.M., Nials, F.L., Topping, D.J., Yeatts, M., 2008, Application of sedimentary-structure interpretation to geoarchaeological investigations in the Colorado River Corridor, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. Geomorphology, v. 101, p. 497-509.

Blakey, R.C., 2008, Gondwana paleogeography from assembly to breakup – a 500 million year odyssey, in Fielding, Christopher R., Frank, Tracy D., and Isbell, John L. (eds), Resolving the Late Paleozoic Ice Age in Time and Space: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 441, p. 1-28.

Blakey, R.C., and Ranney, W., 2008, Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau: (Grand Canyon) Grand Canyon Association, 176 p.

Algeo,T.J., Heckel, P.H., Maynard, J.B., Blakey, R.C., and Rowe, H., 2008, Modern and ancient epicontinental seas and the superestuarine circulation model of marine anoxia: Geological Association of Canada Special Paper 48.

*Griffiths, R.E., D.E. Anderson, and A.E. Springer. 2008. The morphology and hydrology of small spring-dominated channels, Geomorphology, doi:10/1016/j.geomorph.2008.05.038.

Springer, A.E. and L.E. Stevens. 2008. Spheres of Discharge of Springs, Hydrogeology Journal, doi: 10.1007/s10040-008-0341-y.

*Austin-Erickson, A., R. Büttner, P. Dellino, M. H. Ort, and B. Zimanowski, 2008, Phreatomagmatic explosions of rhyolitic magma: Experimental and field evidence, J. Geophys. Res., 113, B11201, doi:10.1029/2008JB005731.

Hoisch, T.D., Wells, M.L., Grove, M., 2008, Age trends in garnet-hosted monazite inclusions from upper amphibolite facies schist in the northern Grouse Creek Mountains, Utah. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 72, p. 5505-5520.

Ort, M.H., Elson, M.D., Anderson, K.C., Duffield W.A., Samples, T.L., 2008, Variable effects of cinder-cone eruptions on prehistoric agrarian human populations in the American southwest. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 176, p. 363–376.

Brumbaugh, D.S., 2008, Seismicity and Active Faulting of the Kanab-Fredonia area of the Southern Colorado Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 113, B05039, doe:10.1029/2007JB005278.

Páramo, P., Holbrook, W.S., Brown, H.E., Lizarralde, D., Fletcher, J., Umhoefer, P., Kent, G., Harding, A., Gonzalez, A., Axen, G., 2008, Seismic structure of the southern Gulf of California from Los Cabos block to the East Pacific Rise. Journal of Geophysical Research B: Solid Earth, v. 113, B03307.

Whitney, D.L., Umhoefer, P.J., Teyssier, C., Fayon, A.K., 2008, Yo-yo tectonics of the Nigde Massif during wrenching in central Anatolia. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 17, p. 209-217.

Carrasco-Núñez, G., Riggs, N.R., 2008, Polygenetic nature of a rhyolitic dome and implications for hazard assessment: Cerro Pizarro volcano, Mexico. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 171, p. 307-315.

Brumbaugh, D.S., 2008, Seismicity and tectonics of the blue ridge area of the Mogollon Plateau, Arizona. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 98, p. 1527-1534.

Pernegre, V.N., Elliott, D.K., 2008, Phylogeny of the Pteraspidiformes (Heterostraci), Silurian-Devonian jawless vertebrates. Zoologica Scripta, v. 37, p. 391-403.

*Everett, B.C., Hoisch, T.D., 2008, Conditions of metamorphism of the Colorado Yule Marble. The Mountain Geologist, v. 45,  p. 69-76.

Wells, M.L., Hoisch, T.D., 2008, The role of mantle delamination in widespread Late Cretaceous extension and magnatism in the Cordilleran orogen, western United States. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 515-530.

Wells, M.L., Spell, T.L., Hoisch, T.D., Arriola, T., Zanetti, K.A., 2008, Laser-probe 40Ar/39Ar dating of strain fringes: Mid-Cretaceous synconvergent orogen-parallel extension in the interior of the Sevier orogen. Tectonics, v. 27, TC3012, doi: 10.1029/2007TC002153.

Kaufman, D.S., Polyak, L., Adler, R., Channell, J.E.T. Xuan, C., 2008, Dating late Quaternary planktonic foraminifer Neogloboquadrina pachyderma from the Arctic Ocean using amino acid racemization. Paleoceanography, v. 23, PA3224.

*Pioli, L., Lanza, R., Ort, M.H., Rosi, M., 2008, Magnetic fabric, welding texture and strain fabric in the Nuraxi tuff, Sardinia, Italy, Bulletin of Volcanology, v. 70, p. 1123-1137.

Ort, M.H., Elson, M.D., Anderson, K.C., Duffield, W.A., Hooten, J.A., Champion, D.E., Waring, G., 2008, Effects of Cinder Cone Eruptions upon Nearby Human Communities, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 476-486.

Briner, J.P., Kaufman, D.S., 2008, Late Pleistocene mountain glaciation in Alaska: Key chronologies. Journal of Quaternary Science, v. 23, p. 659-670.

Mangerud, J., Kaufman, D., Hansen, J., Svendsen, J.I., 2008, Ice-free conditions in Novaya Zemlya 35,000-30,000 cal years B.P., as indicated by radiocarbon ages and amino aid racemization evidence from marine molluscs. Polar Research, v. 27, 187-208.

Kosnik, M.A., Kaufman, D.S., 2008, Identifying outliers and assessing the accuracy of amino acid racemization measurements for geochronology: II. Data screening. Quaternary Geochronology, v. 3/4, p. 328-341.

Kosnik, M.A., Kaufman, D.S., Quan, H., 2008, Identifying outliers and assessing the accuracy of amino acid racemization measurements for geochronology: I. Age calibration curves. Quaternary Geochronology, v. 3/4,  p. 308-327.

Jayko, A.S., Forester, R.M., Kaufman, D.S., Phillips, F.M., Yount, J.C., McGeehin, J., Mahan, S.A., 2008, Late Pleistocene lakes and wetlands, Panamint Valley, Inyo County, California, in Reheis, M.C., Hershler, R., and Miller, D.M., eds., Late Cenozoic Drainage History of the Southwestern Great Basin and Lower Colorado River Region: Geologic and Biotic Perspectives: Geological Society of America Special Paper 439,151-184.

*McKay, N.P., Kaufman, D.S., Michelutti, N., 2008. Biogenic-silica concentration as a high-resolution, quantitative temperature proxy at Hallet Lake, south-central Alaska. Geophysical Research Letters, v. 35, L05709.

Riehle, J.R., Ager, T.A., Reger, R.D., Pinney, D.S., Kaufman, D.S., 2008, Stratigraphic and compositional complexities of the late Quaternary Lethe tephra in south-central Alaska: Quaternary International, v. 178, p. 210-228.

Penkman, K.E.H., Kaufman, D.S., Maddy, D., Collins, M.J., 2008, Closed-system behaviour of the intra-crystalline fraction of amino acids in mollusk shells. Quaternary Geochronology, v. 3, p. 2-25.

Wells, M. L. and Hoisch, T.D., 2008. The role of mantle delamination in widespread Late Cretaceous extension and magmatism in the Cordilleran orogen, western United States. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 515-530.

Reid, M.R., 2008. How long does it take to supersize an eruption? Elements 4, 23-28.

*Schiff, C. J., Kaufman, D.S., K. L. Wallace, K.L, Werner, A., Ku, T-L., and Brown, T.A., 2008. Modeled tephra ages from lake sediments, base of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. Quaternary Geochronology 3, 56-67.