Student Theses using UCLA SIMS Data

132 Jennika Greer (2016) Pre‐3.75 Ga sedimentary protoliths of the Inukjuak Domain, northern Quebec (Canada). MS Thesis. .

131 Emma A. Larkin (2016) Field, geochronologic, and geochemical constraints on late precambrian to early paleozoic terrane accretion in the southern appalachian blue ridge province. MS Thesis. University of Kentucky.

130 James Dottin (2016) Assessing the Oxidative History of Miller Range Martian Meteorites. MS Thesis. University of Maryland.

129 James K. McCulla (2016) Dating Deformation in the Palmer Zone of Transpression, Central Massachusetts: Temporal Constraints on Models for Progressive Deformation in the Middle Crust. MS Thesis. University of Kentucky.

128 Angela Seligman (2016) Oxygen and hydrogen investigation of volcanic rocks: Petrogenesis to paleoclimate. PhD Thesis. University of Oregon.

127 C. Snead (2016) Ion Probe Measurements of Comet Dust: Investigating oxygen Isotope heterogeneity in the Solar System. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

126 A. Zuza (2016) Tectonic Evolution of the Northeastern Tibetan Plateau. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

125 Tenley Banik (2015) Application of zircon to magmatic investigations: I. Exploring effects of magmatic‐tectonic interplay on silicic magma genesis in Iceland; II. Elucidating copper mineralization trends in a Mid‐Jurassic magmatic system, Yerington, NV, USA. PhD Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

124 Lucas P. Rohrer (2015) Bedrock geologic mapping and structural analysis of the western half of the petersham quadrangle, central massachusetts: further tests of the model for middle to late paleozoic ductile transpression, vertical extrusion, and lateral escape in the northern appalachians. MS Thesis. University of Kentucky.

123 R. Zhou (2015) Regional deformation and dynamic processes of the southern Puna Plateau, central Andes. PhD Thesis. University of Toronto.

122 A. Padilla (2015) Elemental and isotopic geochemistry of crystal‐melt systems: Elucidating the construction and evolution of silicic magmas in the shallow crust, using examples from southeast Iceland and southwest USA. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

121 T. Kilian (2015) Paleomagnetism of Proterozoic dikes in the Wyoming craton:Implications for the assembly of Laurentia. PhD Thesis. Yale University.

120 C. Crow (2015) The Early Lunar Magmatic and Impact Histories recorded by Apollo Zircons. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

119 Rachel Bezard (2014) Impact of crustal assimilation on the Lesser Antilles arc lava geochemistry. PhD Thesis. Durham (UK) and Macquarie (AUS) Universities.

118 Elizabeth Frank (2014) Temporal limits on the habitability of rocky worlds. PhD Thesis. University of Colorado at Boulder.

117 Susanne McDowell (2014) Geochemical investigations of ancient silicic magmatism in western Arizona and southern Brazil: Timing, longevity, and evolution. PhD Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

116 Evan A. Kelly (2014) Age of the walden creek group, western blue ridge province: resolving a decades‐old controversy via detrital mineral geochronology and sedimentary provenance analysis. MS Thesis. University of Kentucky.

115 Nick Sbardellati (2014) Mud and Microbes in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field. MS Thesis. Pomona College.

114 Dale H. Burns (2014) . PhD Thesis. Oregon State University.

113 M. Hopkins (2014) Geochemical signatures in zircons as probes of the impact history of the inner solar system. PhD Thesis. University of Colorado, Boulder.

112 T. Carley (2014) The generation and evolution of silicic magma and juvenile crust: Insight from the Icelandic zircon record. PhD Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

111 J. McNabb (2014) Stratigraphic Record of Pliocene‐Pleistocene Basin Evolution and Deformation Along the San Andreas Fault, Mecca Hills, California. MS Thesis. University of Oregon.

110 W. Wu (2014) Development of baddeleyite as a chronometer for recent silica‐undersaturated lavas. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

109 M. Wielicki (2014) Developing Zircon as a Probe of Planetary Impact History. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

108 D. Drew (2014) An Isotopic, Trace Element, and Volatile Investigation of Large‐Volume Rhyolite Generation at the Picabo Volcanic Field of the Yellowstone Hotspot Track. PhD Thesis. University of Oregon.

107 Jordan Drew (2013) ,Cretaceous and Eocene U‐Pb zircon migmatite ages from the East Humboldt Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada. MS Thesis. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

106 S. Vorhies (2013) Pressure‐Temperature Conditions, Timing, Timescales and Mechanisms of Metamorphism in the Barrovian Zones, Scotland. PhD Thesis. Yale University.

105 D. He (2013) Contractional Tectonics: The Himalayan Orogen and Perdido Fold‐Thrust Belt. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University.

104 A. Dekas (2013) Diazotrophy in the deep : an analysis of the distribution, magnitude, geochemical controls, and biological mediators of deep‐sea benthic nitrogen fixation. MS Thesis. California Institute of Technology.

103 E. Wolf (2013) Quaternary Deformation of the Middle Pleistocene Christmas Canyon Formation and its Implications for Neotectonic Processes Associated with the Garlock Fault and Eastern California Shear Zone. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

102 T. T. Do Nguyen (2013) Li/Ca, B/Ca, and Mg/Ca Composition of Cultured Sea Urchin Spines and Paleo‐Echinoderms Measured Using a Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

101 L. Butcher (2013) Re‐thinking the Laramide: Investigating the role of fluids in producing surface uplift using xenolith mineralogy and geochronology. MS Thesis. University of Colorado, Boulder.

100 E. Bell (2013) Hadean‐Archean Transitions: Constraints from the Jack Hills Detrital Zircon Record. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

99 Michelle R. Stropky (2012) The behavior of zircon during partial melting in anatectic migmatites: Insights to metamorphism, deformation and tectonism in the central Santa Fe Range, northern New Mexico. MS Thesis. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

98 Rodrigo Iriarte (2012) The Cerro Guacha caldera complex : an upper Miocene‐Pliocene polycyclic volcano‐tectonic structure in the Altiplano Puna Volcanic Complex of the Central Andes of Bolivia. MS Thesis. Oregon State University.

97 S. Abbott (2012) A search for terrestrial evidence of the late heavy bombardment. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

96 J. Hietpas (2012) Investigating the Utility of Detrital Mineral Microchemistry and Radiogenic Isotope Compositions as Provenance Discriminators. PhD Thesis. Syracuse University.

95 L. Akin (2012) Nevsehir Yoresi Magmatik Kayaclarinda Bulunan Zirkon Minerallerinin Incelenmesi. MS Thesis. Hacettepe University.

94 A. Ault (2012) Constraints on Craton Stability From Thermochronologic and Geochronologic Studies of the Slave and Wyoming Cratons. PhD Thesis. University of Colorado, Boulder.

93 R. Reith (2012) Tectonics of northern Tibet and analogue modeling. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

92 D. Honn (2012) Petrogenesis of the Linked River Mountains Volcanic Section and Wilson Ridge Pluton. PhD Thesis. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

91 J.M. Kern (2012) Timescales of large silicic magma systems: investigating the magmatic history of ignimbrite eruptions in the Altiplano‐Puna Volcanic Complex of the Central Andes through U‐Pb zircon dating. MS Thesis. Oregon State University.

90 N.A Zirakparvar (2012) Geochemical and geochronologic constraints on the origin and evolution of rocks in the active Woodlark Rift of Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis. Syracuse University.

89 J. Wise (2012) Eo‐Variscan Orogenesis in the Guilleries Massif, Catalan Coastal Ranges, Northeastern Spain. MS Thesis. University of Cincinnati.

88 A. Maier (2012) Geology, age and origin of the Beartooth Mountain Quartzite (southern Montana). MS Thesis. University of Colorado at Boulder.

87 Y. Peng (2012) Ion microprobe dating of zircons from Heikongshan volcano (Tengchong volcanic field, Southeast Tibetan Plateau): Time scales and nature of magma storage. MS Thesis. Auburn University.

86 H. Franz (2012) A study of the sulfur isotopic composition of Martian meteorites. PhD Thesis. University of Maryland.

85 Elizabeth Swanner (2011) Microbially‐mediated geochemical cycling of iron and nitrogen within the granite‐hosted subsurface of Henderson Mine CO. PhD Thesis. University of Colorado at Boulder.

84 Kathryn Watts (2011) Large‐volume rhyolite genesis in caldera complexes of the Snake River Plain. PhD Thesis. University of Oregon.

83 Casey R. Tierney (2011) Timescales of large silicic magma systems : implications from accessory minerals in Pleistocene lavas of the Altiplano‐Puna Volcanic Complex, central Andes. PhD Thesis. Oregon State University.

82 J. Mumphrey (2011) The chlorine isotope composition of chondrites : evidence for a single nebular reservoir and the effects of secondary processes on chondrite parent bodies. MS Thesis. University of New Mexico.

81 E.D. Anderson (2011) Petrologic, Geochemical, and Geochronologic Constraints on the Tectonic Evolution of the Southern Appalachian Orogen, Blue Ridge Province of Western North Carolina. PhD Thesis. University of Kentucky.

80 T. Tobgay (2011) Tectonics, structure and metamorphic history of Himalayan fold‐thrust belt, western Bhutan.. PhD Thesis. Princeton University.

79 T. Gaither (2011) Zircon geochemistry and geothermometry of the Youngest Toba Tuff. MS Thesis. Northern Arizona University.

78 M. Ryan (2011) Mixing and Melt Sources in the Miocene Aztec Wash pluton (Nevada, USA) as Revealed by Zircon Hf and O and Whole Rock Sr, Nd and Hf Isotopes. MS Thesis. San Jose State University .

77 R.T. Tucker (2011) U‐Th dating of zircons from a Holocene volcanic eruption (Dayingshan volcano, Tengchong volcanic field): Insights into magma chamber storage. MS Thesis. Auburn University.

76 K. Wooton (2010) Age and petrogenesis of the Roaring Mountain rhyolites, Yellowstone Volcanic Field, Wyoming. MS Thesis. University of Nevada.

75 D.F. Loughery, Jr. (2010) Origin of Blue Ridge Basement Rocks, Dellwood Quad, western NC: New evidence from U‐Pb Zircon Geochronology and Whole Rock Geochemistry. MS Thesis. University of Kentucky.

74 M.A. Massey (2010) Significance of Structures, Fabrics, and Kinematics in the Southern New England Appalachians, Massachusetts and Connecticut, USA: Evidence for Late Paleozoic Transpression, Extrusion, and Deformation Partitioning. PhD Thesis. University of Kentucky.

73 Y. Moussallam (2010) Exhumation of deep mountain roots: lessons from the Tatra Mountains, Northern Slovakia. MS Thesis. University Ottawa.

72 J. Bachtel (2010) Low temperature zircon alteration and timescales of fluid flow at Pamour and Hoyle Pond mines, Abitibi granite greenstone belt: applying depth profiling techniques on zircon. MS Thesis. University Ottawa.

71 D. Trail (2010) Insights into the Hadean Earth from zircon experimental studies. PhD Thesis. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

70 Donald F. Loughry (2010) Origin of blue ridge basement rocks, dellwood quad, western nc: new evidence from u‐pb zircon geochronology and whole rock geochemistry. PhD Thesis. University of Kentucky.

69 Suvankar Chakraborty (2010) Provenance of the neoproterozoic ocoee supergroup, eastern great smoky mountains. PhD Thesis. University of Kentucky.

68 C.B., Folkes (2010) . PhD Thesis. Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.

67 F. Cooper (2009) Structural and thermobarometric constraints on the exhumation of the northern Snake Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada. PhD Thesis. USC.

66 B.L. Reno (2009) Timing of Orogenesis in the Southern Brasilia Belt. PhD Thesis. University of Maryland.

65 S. De Leuw (2009) Manganese and chromium isotopes: Nebular processes and early solar system chronology. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

64 F.J. Cooper (2008) Structural and thermobarometric constraints on the exhumation of the northern snake range metamorphic core complex, Nevada. PhD Thesis. University of Southern California.

63 M‐C. Liu (2008) The record of short‐lived radioisotopes and stable isotope anomalies in CM hibonite grains: constraints on solar nebula timescales and processes. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

62 A.A.G. Webb (2008) Evolution of the Greater Himalayan Crystallines, NW Indian Himalaya. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

61 L. Alpert (2006) Emplacement of three plutons by nested diapirism and stopping in Cactus Flat, San Bernardino County, Southern California. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

60 A.L. Booth (2006) The geodynamics of indentor corners in the Namche Barwa region of the eastern Himalayas. PhD Thesis. Stanford University.

59 C.A. Menold (2006) Tectonic and Metamorphic Evolution of the North Qaidam Ultrahigh‐Pressure Metamorphic Terrane, Western China. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

58 B. Monteleone (2006) Timing and Conditions of the Formation of the D’Entrecasteaux Islands, SE Papua New Guinea. PhD Thesis. Syracuse University, New York.

57 D. Papineau (2006) The rise of atmospheric oxygen and the evolution of the sulfur and nitrogen cycles on the Archean and Paleoproterozoic Earth. PhD Thesis. University of Colorado, Boulder.

56 M. Rioux (2006) The growth and Differentiation of Arc Crust: Temporal and geochemical Evolution of the Accreted Talkeetna Arc, South‐Central Alaska. PhD Thesis. University of California, Santa Barbara.

55 D. Trail (2006) Thermal Evolution of Hadean zircons. MS Thesis. University of Colorado, Boulder.

54 N. Insel (2005) Pre‐Neogene cooling and exhumation of the Puna plateau, NW‐Argentina: Constraints from 40Ar/39Ar K‐feldspar step‐heating thermochronology and U‐Pb zircon dating. MS Thesis. University of Potsdam.

53 N. Kirk‐Lawler (2005) In situ 232Th/208Pb ion microprobe geochronology and geothermobarometry of the Rowe‐Hawley zone and Connecticut Valley Synclinorium, Southwestern Massachusetts. PhD Thesis. Amherst College.

52 N. Nastanski (2005) Petrogenesis of extracaldera rhyolites at Yellowstone Volcanic Field: Evidence for an evolving silicic magma system north of Yellowstone Caldera. MS Thesis. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

51 A.C. Robinson (2005) Tectonic Evolution of the Kongur Shan extensional system, northeastern Pamir: Implications for the evolution of the western Himalayan‐Tibetan orogen. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

50 D. Young (2005) Amphibolite to Ultrahigh‐Pressure Transition in Western Norway. PhD Thesis. University of California, Santa Barbara.

49 C.M. Breeding (2004) Fluid flow and mass transfer in subduction zones: A multi‐scale view. PhD Thesis. Yale University.

48 J. Garrison (2004) Magmatic processes at Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador: Geochemical and petrological constraints and inferences for continental arc volcanoes. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

47 S. Gordon (2004) Exhumation and metamorphism of an ultrahigh‐grade terrane: geochronometric investigation of the Sudete Mountains (Bohemia), Czech Republic & Poland. MS Thesis. Ohio University.

46 J.L.D. Kapp (2004) The Nyainquentanglha Shear Zone: A Window into the Tectonic, thermal, and Chemical Evolution of the Lhasa Block, Southern Tibet. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

45 E. Kelly (2004) Pressure‐Temperature paths and Isotopic Dating Along a Major Thrust, Sevier hinterland, Albion Mountains, Idaho. MS Thesis. Northern Arizona University.

44 J. Loofboro (2004) Timing and Nature of Proterozoic poly‐metamorphism in central Wisconsin. MS Thesis. Kent University.

43 M. McKenzie (2004) Age pattern and nature of Paleoproterozoic metamorphism of the internal zone of the Penokean orogen, east central Minnesota. MS Thesis. Kent State University.

42 J. Montrella (2004) Geology of Cerralvo Island, Los Cabos Block, Baja California Sur, Mexico. MS Thesis. San Diego State University.

41 S. Rose (2004) Timing constraints and significance of Paleoproterozoic metamorphism within the Penokean orogen, Northern Wisconsin & Michigan. MS Thesis. Ohio University.

40 J. Vaquez (2004) Time scales of silicic magma storage and differentiation beneath caldera volcanoes from uranium‐238‐thorium‐230 disequilibrium dating of zircon and allanite. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

39 B.A. Wing (2003) Regional Patterns of Mineralogical and isotopic Changes in Metamorphic Rocks. PhD Thesis. Johns Hopkins University.

38 B. Bream (2003) Tectonic implications of para‐ and orthogneiss geochronology and geochemistry from the southern Appalachian crystalline core. PhD Thesis. UT‐Knoxville.

37 S. Dukle (2003) Constraints on timing of peak and retrograde metamorphism in the Dabie Shan Ultrahigh‐Pressure Metamorphic Belt, east‐central China, using U‐Th‐Pb dating of zircon and monazite. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

36 M. Folkin (2003) Space‐time analysis of magmatism: the igneous record for an early Cryogenian plume track in the central Appalachian orogen. MS Thesis. Virginia Tech.

35 K.R. Griffin (2003) Magmatic and Tectonic Development of the Pongola Supergroup and Post‐Pongola Granitoids, Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa: Possibility of Archean Subduction. MS Thesis. University of Michigan.

34 I.R.C. McDermid (2003) Zedong terrane: Mesozoic intraoceanic arc volcanics, Tibet. PhD Thesis. Honk Kong University.

33 D.B. Root (2003) Zircon Geochronology of Ultrahigh‐Pressure Eclogites and Exhumation of the Western Gneiss Region, Norway. PhD Thesis. University of California, Santa Barbara.

32 P.C. Treble (2003) Paleoclimate record consructed from southern Australian modern, Holocene, and Pleistocene sphelothems. PhD Thesis. Australian National University.

31 O. Walsh (2003) Exhumation of the Ultrahigh‐Pressure/High‐Pressure Terrane of the Western Gneiss Region, Norway. PhD Thesis. University of California, Santa Barbara.

30 D. Bryant (2002) Geochemical, Age, and Isotopic Constraints on the ocation of the Sino‐Korean/Yangtze Suture and Evolution of the Northern Dabie Complex. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

29 J.L. Kula (2002) Geobarometry and thermochronology of the Granite Mountains, southeast California; Exhumation of a plutonic complex during collapse of the Sevier Orogen. MS Thesis. University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

28 P.S. Lam (2002) Geology, geochronology, and thermochronology of the Alam Kuh, northern Iran. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

27 M.I. Loflin (2002) Monazite as a Tracer of Fluid Infiltration Associated with Contact Metamorphism. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

26 A.E. Mares (2002) ICP‐MS and statistical analysis of major and trace element signatures within the carbonate fraction of marine sediments, Cascadia Subduction Zone, central Oregon. MS Thesis. California State University, Long Beach.

25 M.S. Spurlin (2002) Structural Evolution of the Nangqin‐Yushu fold‐thrust belt, east‐central Tibet: Implications for Paleocene‐Eocene continental shortening during Indo‐Asian collision. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

24 A. Vucic (2002) Multi‐stage exhumation history of the Orocopia Schist in the Orocopia Mountains of southeast California. MS Thesis. Ames, Iowa State University.

23 P.K. Weber (2002) Geochemical markers in the otoliths of Chinook salmon in the Sacramento‐San Joaquin River system, California. PhD Thesis. University of California, Berkley.

22 M.B. Cheversia (2001) Documenting open‐system growth of feldspars by in‐situ Pb isotope analysis: Aztec Wash and Mt. Perkins plutons, NV‐AZ. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

21 K.M. Cooper (2001) Time scales of magma generation, differentiation, and storage: constraints from uranium‐238‐thorium‐230‐radium‐226 disequilibria. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

20 E.S. Cowgill (2001) Cenozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Northwestern Tibetan Plateau. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

19 L.D. Gilley (2001) Timing of left‐lateral shearing and prograde metamorphism along the Red River shear zone, China and Vietnam. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

18 P.A. Kapp (2001) Mesozoic and Cenozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Qiangtang Terrane. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

17 V. Orphan (2001) Linking microbes to geochemical processes: Characterization of microbial assemblages involved in sulfur and methane cycling in high temperature petroleum reservoirs and marine methane seeps. PhD Thesis. University of California, Santa Barbara.

16 C. Thomas (2001) Origins of mafic‐ultramafic complexes of the Eastern Blue Ridge province, southern Appalachians: Geochronological and geochemical constraints. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

15 J. Wilson (2001) U/Pb zircon ages of plutons from central Appalachians and GIS based assessment of pl with comments on their tectonic significance. MS Thesis. Virginia Tech.

14 C.W. Carrigan (2000) Ion Microprobe Geochronology of Grenville and Older Basement in the Southern Appalachians, NC‐SC‐GA‐TN, USA. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

13 E.J. Catlos (2000) Geochronologic and thermobarometric constraints on the evolution of the main central thrust, Himalayan orogen. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

12 M.A. Murphy (2000) Tectonic Evolution of Southeast Tibet. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

11 D.A. Schneider (2000) An investigation on the evolution of a Himalayan gneiss dome: Nanga Parbat‐Haramosh massif, western syntaxis. PhD Thesis. Lehigh University.

10 K.L. Zito (2000) Characterization of the carbon and oxygen isotopes of carbonate minerals in the carbonaceous chondrite Orgueil. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

9 E.B. Gorish (1999) Experimental growth characteristics of mineral monazite, with applications to the Tennessee‐North Carolina Blue Ridge metamorphic terrane. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

8 C.H. House (1999) Carbon isotopic fractionation by diverse extant and fossil prokaryotes and microbial phylogenetic diversity revealed through genomics. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

7 K.J. Townsend (1999) Monazite paragenesis in the Ireteba granite, southern Nevada: geochronological implications. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

6 S. Vinson (1999) Ion probe geochronology of granitoid gneisses of the inner Piedmont, North Carolina and South Carolina. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

5 J.L. D’Andrea (1998) Geology and petrogenesis of the Ireteba pluton : implications for the generation of peraluminous granites. MS Thesis. Vanderbilt University.

4 P.E. Westin (1998) Temperature, timing and fluid composition constraints for high temperature fracturing and hydrous mineral formation in gabbros from Hess Deep. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

3 Byeon‐Gak Choi (1997) Ion microprobe studies of oxygen isotopic compositions of magnetite in type‐3 chondrites. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

2 M.A. Murphy (1997) Structural development of the Coqin thrust belt, south‐central Tibet: implications for the uplift history of the Tibetan Plateau. MS Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

1 K.I. Mahon (1996) Thermochronological and diagenetic investigations of the Naval Petroleum Reserve at Elk Hills, California. PhD Thesis. University of California, Los Angeles.

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