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Bjarne Friedrichs and Axel K. Schmitt and Oscar M. Lovera and Gokhan Atıcı (2021)Zircon as a recorder of contrasting magma recharge and eruptive recurrence patterns. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 571, [PDF][DOI]


Catlos, E. J., Perez, T. J., Lovera, Oscar M., Dubey, C. S., Schmitt, A. K., & Etzel, T. (2020)High-resolution P-T-Time paths across himalayan faults exposed along the bhagirathi transect NW India: Implications for the construction of the Himalayan orogen and ongoing deformation. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21, e2020GC009353 [PDF][DOI]


E.J. Catlos, Oscar M. Lovera, E.D. Kelly, K.T. Ashley, T.M. Harrison, T. Etzel. (2018)Modeling high-resolution pressure-temperature paths across the Himalayan Main Central Thrust (central Nepal): Implications for the dynamics of collision.Tectonic,37 [PDF][DOI]


Martin Danišík, Axel K. Schmitt, Daniel F. Stockli, Oscar M. Lovera, István Dunkl, and Noreen J. Evans. (2016) Application of combined U-Th-disequilibrium/U-Pb and (U-Th)/He zircon dating to tephrochronology: Quaternary Geochronology: QUAGEO792 online,. [PDF][DOI]


Tierney, Casey R., Axel K. Schmitt, Oscar M. Lovera, and Shanaka L. de Silva. (2016) Voluminous plutonism during volcanic quiescence revealed by thermochemical modeling of zircon. Geology 44, 8, 683-686. [PDF][DOI]


Kimbrough, David L., Marty Grove, George E. Gehrels, Rebecca J. Dorsey, Keith A. Howard, Oscar Lovera, Andres Aslan, P. Kyle House, and Philip A. Pearthree. (2015) Detrital zircon U-Pb provenance of the Colorado River: A 5 my record of incision into cover strata overlying the Colorado Plateau and adjacent regions. Geosphere: GES00982-1 [PDF]


Julie C. Fosdick; Marty Grove; Stephan A. Graham; Jeremy K. Hourigan; Oscar M. Lovera and Brian W. Romans. (2014) Detrital thermochronologic record of burial heating and sediment recycling in the Magallanes foreland basin, Patagonian Andes, Basin research. [PDF][DOI]


Samantha K. Gebauer; Axel K. Schmitt; Lucia Pappalardo; Daniel F. Stockli; Oscar M. Lovera. (2014) Crystallization and eruption ages of Breccia Museo (Campi Flegrei caldera, Italy) plutonic clasts and their relation to the Campanian ignimbrite, Contrib. mineral petrol. [PDF][DOI]


Axel K. Schmitt; Martin Danišík; Erkan Aydar; Erdal Şen; Inan Ulusoy Oscar M. Lovera. (2013) Identifying the Volcanic Eruption Depicted in a Neolithic Painting at Çatalhöyük, Central Anatolia, Turkey: PloS ONE (9)1: e84711,. [PDF][DOI]


T. Mark Harrison; Oscar M. Lovera. (2013) The Multi-diffusion domain model: past, present and future, Geological Society of London, Special Publications, 378,. [PDF][DOI]


Axel K. Schmitt; Arturo Martin; Daniel F. Stockli; Kenneth A. Farley; Oscar M. Lovera. (2012) (U-Th)/He zircon and archaeological ages for a late prehistoric eruption in the Salton Trough (California, USA), Geology, published online. [PDF][DOI]


Axel K. Schmitt; Michael R. Perfit; Kenneth H. Rubin; Daniel F. Stockli; Matthew C. Smith; Laurie A. Cotsonika; Georg F. Zellmer; W. Ian Ridley; Oscar M. Lovera. (2011) Rapid cooling rates at an active mid-ocean ridge from zircon thermochronology, EPSL, 302, p 349-358. [PDF]


Alexander C. Robinson, An Yin, Oscar M. Lovera (2010) The role of footwall deformation and denudation in controlling cooling age patterns of detachment systems: An application to the Kongur Shan extensional system in the Eastern Pamir, China. Tectonophysics, 496, p 28-43 [PDF]


Axel K. Schmitt; Daniel F. Stockli; Jan M. Lindsay; Richard Robertson; Oscar M. Lovera; Roman Kislitsyn. (2010) Episodic growth and homogenization of plutonic roots in arc volcanoes from combined U-Th and (U-Th)/He zircon dating, EPSL, 295, p 91-103. [PDF]


Axel K. Schmitt; Daniel F. Stockli; Samuel Niedermann; Oscar M. Lovera; Brian P. Hausback. (2010) Eruption ages of Las Tres Vírgenes volcano (Baja California): A tale of two helium isotopes, Quaternary Geochronology, 5, p 503-511. [PDF]


Sara E. Cina; An Yin; Marty Grove; Chandra S. Dubey; Dericks P. Shukla; Oscar M. Lovera; Thomas K. Kelty; George E. Gehrels; David A. Foster. (2009) Gangdese arc detritus within the eastern Himalayan Neogene foreland basin: Implications for the Neogene evolution of the Yalu-Brahmaputra River system. EPSL, 285, p 150-162. [PDF]


M. Grove, G.E. Bebout, C.E. Jacobson, A.P. Barth, D.L. Kimbrough, R.L. King, Haibo Zou, O.M. Lovera, B.J. Mahoney, and G.E. Gehrels (2008) The Catalina Schist: Evidence for middle Cretaceous subduction erosion of southwestern North America, GSA Special Paper, 436, p 335-361. [PDF] [DOI]


T.M. Harrison, A.K. Schmitt, M.T. McCulloch, and O.M. Lovera (2008) Early (≥4.5 Ga) Formation of Terrestrial Crust: Lu-Hf , δ18O, and Ti Thermometry Results for Hadean Zircons”, EPSL, v. 268, no. 3-4, pp. 476-486. [PDF]


A.Yin, C.E. Manning; O.M. Lovera, C.A. Menold, X. Chen; G. Gehrels, E (2007) Early Paleozoic tectonic and thermomechanical evolution of ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) metamorphic rocks in the northern Tibetan Plateau, northwest China, International Geology Review, vol. 49, no. 8, 681-716.[PDF] [DOI]


J.M. Fletcher, M. Grove, D.L. Kimbrough, O.M. Lovera (2007) Ridge-trench interactions and the Neogene tectonic evolution of the Magdalena Shelf: Insights from detrital zircon U-Pb ages from the Magdalena fan and adjacent areas, Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., v. 119, 1313-1336. [PDF]


A. Yin, C.S. Dubey, T.K. Kelty, G.E. Gehrels, C.Y. Chou, M. Grove, and O.M. Lovera (2006) Structural evolution of the Arunachal Himalaya and implications for asymmetric development of the Himalayan orogen. Current Science 90 (2), 195-206. [PDF]


J.L. D'Andrea Kapp, T.M. Harrison, P.A. Kapp, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, D. Lin (2005) The Nyainqentanglha Shan: A window into the tectonic, thermal and geochemical evolution of the Lhasa block, southern Tibet. Jour. Geophys. Res., 110, B08413.[PDF] [DOI].


T.M. Harrison, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, P.K. Zeitler (2005) Continuous thermal histories from closure profiles, Rev. Mineral. Geochem., v.58, 389-409. [PDF] [DOI]


Edward D. Young, Justin I. Simon, Albert Galy, Sara S. Russell, Eric Tonui, and Oscar Lovera (2005) Supra-Canonical 26Ar/27Al and the Residence Time of CIAs in the Solar Protoplanetary Disk, Science, v.308, p223-227. [PDF]


L.D. Gilley, T.M. Harrison, P.H. Leloup, F.J. Ryerson, O.M. Lovera, and J.H. Wang (2003) Direct dating of left-lateral deformation along the Red River shear zone, China and Vietnam. J. Geophys. Res. 108, 2127. [PDF] [DOI]


A.K. Schmitt, M. Grove, T.M. Harrison, O.M. Lovera, J. Hulen, and M. Waters (2003) The Cobb Mountain-Geysers magma system, California (Part 2): The Geysers-Cobb Mountain Magma System, California (Part 2): Timescales of pluton emplacement and implications for its thermal history. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 3443-3458. [PDF]


A.K. Schmitt, M. Grove, T.M. Harrison, O.M. Lovera, J. Hulen, and M. Waters (2003) The Geysers - Cobb Mountain Magma System, California (Part 1): U-Pb zircon ages of volcanic rocks, conditions of zircon crystallization and magma residence times. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 3423-3442. [PDF]


M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, and T.M. Harrison (2003) Late Cretaceous cooling of the East-Central Peninsula Ranges batholith (33°N): Relationship to la posta pluton emplacement, Laramide shallow subduction, and forearc sedimentation, Geol. Soc. Amer. Spec. Pap. ;Gastil Volume&;, 374, 355;379. [PDF]


Garrett B. Hazelton , Gary Axen , Oscar Lovera (2003) Argon retention properties of silicate glasses and implications for 40Ar/39Ar age and noble gas diffusion studies. Contr. Miner. and Petrol. 145, 1-14. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera, M. Grove, and T.M. Harrison (2002) Systematic analysis of K-feldspar 40Ar/39Ar step-heating experiments II: Relevance of laboratory K-feldspar argon diffusion properties to Nature. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 66, 1237-1255. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, A. Yin, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera and F.J. Ryerson (2000) The Zedong Window: A record of superposed Tertiary convergence in southeastern Tibet. Jour. Geophys. Res. 105, 19,211-19,230. [PDF]


Axen, G.J., M. Grove, D. Stockli, O.M. Lovera, D.A. Rothstein, J.M. Fletcher, K. Farley, and P.L. Abbott, (2000) Thermal evolution of Monte Blanco Dome; low-angle normal faulting during Gulf of California rifting and late Eocene denudation of the eastern Peninsular Ranges, Tectonics, 19 (2), 197-212. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, and E.J. Catlos (1999) The origin of Himalayan anatexis and inverted metamorphism: Models and constraints. Jour. Asian Earth. Sci. 17, 755-722. [PDF]


G.B. Dalrymple, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, T.M. Harrison, J.B. Hulen, and M.A. Lanphere (1999) Age and thermal history of the Geysers Plutonic Complex (Felsite Unit), Geysers Geothermal Field, California. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 173, 285-298. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, M. Grove, K.D. McKeegan, C.D. Coath, O.M. Lovera, and P. Le Fort (1999) Origin and episodic emplacement of the Manaslu intrusive complex, Central Himalaya. Jour. Petrol. 40, 3-19. [PDF]


O. M.Lovera, M. Grove, D.L. Kimbrough, P.L. and Abbott (1999), A method for evaluating basement exhumation histories from closure age distributions of detrital minerals, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 29419-438. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, and E.J. Catlos (1998) A model for the origin of Himalayan anatexis and inverted metamorphism. Jour. Geophys. Res. 103, 27,017-27,032. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, F.J. Ryerson, P. Le Fort, A. Yin, O.M. Lovera, and E.J. Catlos (1997) A Late Miocene-Pliocene origin for the Central Himalayan inverted metamorphism. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 146, E1-E7. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, O.M. Lovera, and M. Grove (1997) New insights into the origin of two contrasting Himalayan granite belts. Geology 25, 899-902. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera, M. Grove , T.M. Harrison and K.I. Mahon (1997) Systematic analysis of K-feldspar 40Ar/39Ar step-heating experiments I: Significance of activation energy determinations. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 61, 3171-3192. [PDF]


X. Quidelleur, M. Grove, O.M. Lovera, T. M. Harrison, A. Yin, and F.J. Ryerson (1997) The thermal evolution and slip history of the Renbu Zedong Thrust, southeastern Tibet. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 2659-2679. [PDF]


M. Grove and O.M. Lovera (1996) Slip-History of the Vincent Thrust: Role of denudation during shallow subduction. Subduction: Top to Bottom geophysical Monograph 96, 163-170. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera, T.M. Harrison and M. Grove (1996) Comment on "Multipath Ar transport in K-feldspar deduced from isothermal heating experiments" by Igor Villa, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 140, 281-283. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, P. Copeland, W.S.F. Kidd, and O.M. Lovera (1995) Activation of the Nyainqentanghla shear zone: implications for uplift of the southern Tibetan Plateau. Tectonics 14, 658-676. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, M.T. Heizler, O.M. Lovera, W. Chen, and M. Grove (1994) A chlorine disinfectant for excess argon released from K-feldspar during step-heating. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 123, 95-104. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, M.T. Heizler, O.M. Lovera, (1993) In vacuo crushing experiments and K-feldspar thermochronometry. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 117, 169-180. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera, T.M. Harrison, M.T. Heizler, (1993) Argon diffusion domains in K-feldspar II: Kinetic properties of MH-10. Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 113, 381-393. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera (1992) Computer programs to model 40Ar/39Ar diffusion data from multi-domain samples. Computers and Geosciences 18, 789-813 [PDF]


Chen Wenji, T.M. Harrison, O.M. Lovera (1992) Thermochronology of the Ailoshan-Red River Shear Zone - A Case Study of Multiple Diffusion Domain Model. Seismology and Geology 14, 121-128 [PDF]


F.M. Richter, O.M. Lovera, T.M. Harrison and Copeland (1991) Tibetan tectonics from a single feldspar sample: An application of the 40Ar/39Ar method. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 105, 266-276. [PDF]


T.M. Harrison, O.M. Lovera and M.T. Heizler (1991) 40Ar/39Ar results for alkali feldspars containing diffusion domains with differing activation energy. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 55, 1435-1448. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera, F.M. Richter and T.M. Harrison (1991) Diffusion domains determined by 39Ar release during step heating. Jour. Geophys. Res. 96, 2057-2069. [PDF]


J. Santos, J. Douglas Jr., J. Corbero, and O.M. Lovera. (1990) A model for wave propagation in porous medium saturated by a two phase fluid. J. Acous. Soc. Am., 87 (4), 1439-1448. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera, F.M. Richter and T.M. Harrison (1989) The 40Ar/39Ar themochronometry for slowly cooled samples having a distribution of diffusion domain sizes. Jour. Geophys. Res. 94, 17917-17935. [PDF]


V. Barcilon and O.M. Lovera (1989) Solitary waves in magma dynamics. Jour. Fluid Mech. 204, 121-133. [PDF]


J. Santos, J. Douglas Jr., M. Morley, and O.M. Lovera. (1988) Finite elements methods for a model for full waveform acoustic logging. IMA J. Num. Anal., 8 (4), 415-433. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera and J.E. Santos (1988) Numerical methods for a model for wave propagation in composite anisotropic media. Math. Model. Numer. Anal. 22, 159-176. [PDF]


O.M. Lovera (1987) Boundary Conditions for a fluid saturated porous solid. Geophysics, 52, 174-178. [PDF]


V. Hamity, and O.M. Lovera (1982) Cylindrical gravitational waves. A source with counter rotating particles. In World Scientific Publishing Singapur, editor, Proceedings of 4th. SILARG, 258-261.[PDF]