Publications

 


In Preparation or in Review:


Blackburn, T., McLean, N., in prep. Joint Monte Carlo inversion of 238U-206Pb and 235U-207Pb thermochronologic data for and improved measure of time-temperature histories.


Blackburn, T., Ferrier, K., Perron, J.T., in prep, Long-term coupling of topography and density in mountain belts


Blackburn, T., McLean, N., Bowring S., Zartmann R., in prep. U-Pb Geochronologic and Thermochronologic time-Temperature constraints for the 40Ar/39Ar Hornblende Standard HB3gr


Published:


Blackburn, T., Olsen, P., Bowring, S., McLean, N., Kent, D., Puffer, J., McHone, G., Rasbury, T., Et-Touhami, M., 2013, Zircon U-Pb geochronology links the end-Triassic extinction with the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province, Science, online at Science express March 21, 2013: Science-2013-Blackburn-941-5_cover.pdf


Barnhart, K.R., Mahan, K.H., Blackburn, T., Bowring, S.A., Dudas, F.O., 2012, Deep crustal xenoliths from central Montana: Implications for the timing and mechanisms of high-velocity lower crust formation: Geosphere, v. 8 no. 6, p. 1408-1428


Mahan, K.H., Schulte-Pelkum, V., Blackburn, T., Bowring, S.A., Dudas, F.O., 2012, Seismic structure and lithospheric rheology from deep crustal xenoliths, central Montana, USA: G-cubed, v. 13


Blackburn, T.J., Bowring, S.A., Perron, J.T., Mahan, K.H., Dudas, F.O., and Barnhart, K.R., An Exhumation History of Continents over Billion-Year Time Scales: Science, v. 335, p. 73-76. .link to .pdf  link to full text .html


Blackburn, T.J., Bowring, S.A., Schoene B., Mahan K., (2012) Zirconium in rutile speedometry: constraining lower crustal cooling rates and residence temperatures., Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v317-318, p 231-240. Blackburn_et_al_2012_Zr_rutile.pdf


Blackburn T, Bowring SA, Schoene B, Mahan K, Dudas F  (2011)  U-Pb thermochronology: creating a temporal record of lithosphere thermal evolution. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162, 479 .  Blackburn et al 2011 UPb thermochron.pdf


Hanson RE, Rioux M, Gose WA, Blackburn T, Bowring SA, Mukwakwami J, Jones D (2011) Large-scale, post-1.88 Ga displacement between the Zimbabwe and Kaapvaal cratons along the Limpopo belt: evidence from paleomagnetism and geochronology of intraplate mafic rocks in southern Africa. Geology. V 39 p 487-490


Blackburn T, Bowring S, Burdick S, van der Hilst R, Mahan K, Dudas F, Barnhart K (2010) U-Pb thermochronology: 4-Dimensional Imaging of the North American Lithosphere. Insights, the EarthScope Newsletter, Spring 2010 . inSights_spring10.pdf


Schoene B, Guex J, Bartolini A, Schaltegger U, Blackburn T (2010) Correlating the end-Triassic mass extinction and flood basalt volcanism at the 100 ka level. Geology 38(5):387-390


Blackburn T, Stockli DF, Carlson RW, Berendsen P (2008) (U-Th)/He dating of kimberlites--A case study from north-eastern Kansas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 275(1-2):111-120 Blackburn_et_al_2008_UTh_He_kimberlites.pdf


Blackburn T, Stockli D, F., Walker JD (2007) Magnetite (U–Th)/He dating and its application to the geochronology of intermediate to mafic volcanic rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 259(3-4):360-371 Blackburn_et_al_2007_magnetite_UTh_He.pdf