Castro, M.C., Goin, F.J., Ortiz-Jaureguizar, E., Vieytes, E.C., Tsukui, K., Ramezani, J., Batezelli, A., Marsola, J.C.A., and Langer, M.C. (2018) A Late Cretaceous mammal from Brazil and the first radioisotopic age for the Bauru Group. Royal Society Open Science5, doi: 10.1098/rsos.180482.

Hildebrand, R.S., Whalen, J.B., and Bowring, S.A. (2018) Resolving the crustal composition paradox by 3.8 billion years of slab failure magmatism and collisional recycling of continental crust. Tectonophysics, 734-735, 69-88, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2018.04.001.

Langer, M.C., Ramezani, J., and Da Rosa, Á.A.S. (2018) U-Pb age constraints on dinosaur rise from south Brazil. Gondwana Research, 57, 133-140, doi: 10.1016/

Heimdal T.H., Svensen H.H., Ramezani J., Iyer K., Pereira E., Rodrigues R., Jones M.T., and Callegaro S. (2018) Large-scale sill emplacement in Brazil as a trigger for the end-Triassic crisis. Scientific Reports, 8(1), doi:

Lockley M.G., Houck K.J., Matthews N., McCrea R.T., Xing L., Tsukui K., Ramezani J., Breithaupt B., Cart K., Martin J., Buckley L.G., and Hadden G. (2018) New theropod display arena sites in the Cretaceous of North America: Clues to distributions in space and time. Cretaceous Research, 81(Supplement C), 9-25, doi:


Bauer A.M., Fisher C.M., Vervoort J.D., and Bowring S.A. (2017) Coupled zircon Lu-Hf and U-Pb isotopic analyses of the oldest terrestrial crust, the > 4.03 Ga Acasta Gneiss Complex. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 458, 37-48, doi:

Blackburn T., McLean N., and Bowring S.A. (2017) U-Pb Geochronological and Thermochronological Time-Temperature Constraints of Ar-40/Ar-39 Hornblende Reference Material HB3gr. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41(3), 325-334, doi:

Bucholz C.E., Eddy M.P., Jagoutz O., Bowring S.A., Schmidt M.W., and Sambuu O. (2017) Constraining the time scales of magmatic differentiation with U-Pb zircon geochronology. Geology, 45(1), 11-14, doi:

Burgess S.D., Muirhead J.D., and Bowring S.A. (2017) Initial pulse of Siberian Traps sills as the trigger of the end-Permian mass extinction. Nat Commun, 8(1), 164, doi:

Carballido J.L., Pol D., Otero A., Cerda I.A., Salgado L., Garrido A.C., Ramezani J., Cuneo N.R., and Krause J.M. (2017) A new giant titanosaur sheds light on body mass evolution among sauropod dinosaurs. Proc Biol Sci, 284(1860), doi:

Chan C.F., Shea E.K., Kent A.J.R., Miller R.B., Miller J.S., and Bowring S.A. (2017) Formation of a sheeted intrusive complex within the deep-crustal Tenpeak pluton, North Cascades, Washington. Geosphere, 13(5), 1610-1639, doi:

DesOrmeau J.W., Gordon S.M., Little T.A., Bowring S.A., and Chatterjee N. (2017) Rapid time scale of Earth’s youngest known ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic event, Papua New Guinea. Geology, 45(9), 795-798, doi:

Dudas F.O., Yuan D.X., Shen S.Z., and Bowring S.A. (2017) A conodont-based revision of the Sr-87/Sr-86 seawater curve across the Permian-Triassic boundary. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 470, 40-53, doi:

Fairchild L.M., Swanson-Hysell N.L., Ramezani J., Sprain C.J., and Bowring S.A. (2017) The end of Midcontinent Rift magmatism and the paleogeography of Laurentia. Lithosphere, 9(1), 117-133, doi:

Klein F., Marschall H.R., Bowring S.A., Humphris S.E., and Horning G. (2017) Mid-ocean ridge serpentinite in the Puerto Rico Trench: From seafloor spreading to subduction. Journal of Petrology, 10.1093/petrology/egx071, doi:

Ramezani J., and Bowring S.A. (2017) Advances in numerical calibration of the Permian timescale based on radioisotopic geochronology. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 10.1144/sp450.17, doi:

Thompson M.D., Ramezani J., and Grunow A.M. (2017) Within-Plate Setting of Paleozoic Alkalic Suites in Southeastern New England, USA: Constraints from Chemical Abrasion–TIMS U-Pb Geochronology and Paleomagnetism. The Journal of Geology, 10.1086/694867, 000-000, doi:

Wu Q., Ramezani J., Zhang H., Wang T.T., Yuan D.X., Mu L., Zhang Y.C., Li X.H., and Shen S.Z. (2017) Calibrating the Guadalupian Series (Middle Permian) of South China. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 466, 361-372, doi:


Bold U., Smith E.F., Rooney A.D., Bowring S.A., Buchwaldt R., Dudas F.O., Ramezani J., Crowley J.L., Schrag D.P., and Macdonald F.A. (2016) Neoproterozoic Stratigraphy of the Zavkhan Terrane of Mongolia: The Backbone for Cryogenian and Early Ediacaran Chemostratigraphic Records. American Journal of Science, 316(1), 1-63, doi:

Chen J., Shen S.Z., Li X.H., Xu Y.G., Joachimski M.M., Bowring S.A., Erwin D.H., Yuan D.X., Chen B., Zhang H., Wang Y., Cao C.Q., Zheng Q.F., and Mu L. (2016) High-resolution SIMS oxygen isotope analysis on conodont apatite from South China and implications for the end-Permian mass extinction. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 448, 26-38, doi:

Chu Z.Y., He H.Y., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., Hu D.Y., Zhang L.J., Zheng S.L., Wang X.L., Zhou Z.H., Deng C.L., and Guo J.H. (2016) High-precision U-Pb geochronology of the Jurassic Yanliao Biota from Jianchang (western Liaoning Province, China): Age constraints on the rise of feathered dinosaurs and eutherian mammals. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 17(10), 3983-3992, doi:

Clyde W.C., Ramezani J., Johnson K.R., Bowring S.A., and Jones M.M. (2016) Direct high-precision U-Pb geochronology of the end-Cretaceous extinction and calibration of Paleocene astronomical timescales. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 452, 272-280, doi:

Eddy M.P., Bowring S.A., Miller R.B., and Tepper J.H. (2016) Rapid assembly and crystallization of a fossil large-volume silicic magma chamber. Geology, 44(4), 331-334, doi:

Eddy M.P., Bowring S.A., Umhoefer P.J., Miller R.B., McLean N.M., and Donaghy E.E. (2016) High-resolution temporal and stratigraphic record of Siletzia’s accretion and triple junction migration from nonmarine sedimentary basins in central and western Washington. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 128(3-4), 425-441, doi:

Lissenberg C.J., Rioux M., MacLeod C.J., Bowring S.A., and Shimizu N. (2016) Crystallization depth beneath an oceanic detachment fault (ODP Hole 923A, Mid-Atlantic Ridge). Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 17(1), 162-180, doi:

Pu J.P., Bowring S.A., Ramezani J., Myrow P., Raub T.D., Landing E., Mills A., Hodgin E., and Macdonald F.A. (2016) Dodging snowballs: Geochronology of the Gaskiers glaciation and the first appearance of the Ediacaran biota. Geology, 44(11), 955-958, doi:

Rioux M., Cheadle M.J., John B.E., and Bowring S.A. (2016) The temporal and spatial distribution of magmatism during lower crustal accretion at an ultraslow-spreading ridge: High-precision U-Pb zircon dating of ODP Holes 735B and 1105A, Atlantis Bank, Southwest Indian Ridge. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 449, 395-406, doi:

Rioux M., Farmer G.L., Bowring S.A., Wooton K.M., Amato J.M., Coleman D.S., and Verplanck P.L. (2016) The link between volcanism and plutonism in epizonal magma systems; high-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology from the Organ Mountains caldera and batholith, New Mexico. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 171(2), doi:

Shea E.K., Miller J.S., Miller R.B., Bowring S.A., and Sullivan K.M. (2016) Growth and maturation of a mid- to shallow-crustal intrusive complex, North Cascades, Washington. Geosphere, 12(5), 1489-1516, doi:

Turnbull R., Tulloch A., Ramezani J., and Jongens R. (2016) Extension-facilitated pulsed S-I-A-type “flare-up” magmatism at 370 Ma along the southeast Gondwana margin in New Zealand: Insights from U-Pb geochronology and geochemistry. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 128(9-10), 1500-1520, doi:

Wang T.T., Ramezani J., Wang C.S., Wu H.C., He H.Y., and Bowring S.A. (2016) High-precision U-Pb geochronologic constraints on the Late Cretaceous terrestrial cyclostratigraphy and geomagnetic polarity from the Songliao Basin, Northeast China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 446, 37-44, doi:


Ault A.K., Flowers R.M., and Bowring S.A. (2015) Synchroneity of cratonic burial phases and gaps in the kimberlite record: Episodic magmatism or preservational bias? Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 410, 97-104, doi:

Barclay R.S., Rioux M., Meyer L.B., Bowring S.A., Johnson K.R., and Miller I.M. (2015) High precision U-Pb zircon geochronology for Cenomanian Dakota Formation floras in Utah. Cretaceous Research, 52, 213-237, doi:

Burgess S.D., and Bowring S.A. (2015) High-precision geochronology confirms voluminous magmatism before, during, and after Earth’s most severe extinction. Science Advances, 1(7), doi:

Burgess S.D., Blackburn T.J., and Bowring S.A. (2015) High-precision U-Pb geochronology of Phanerozoic large igneous provinces. Volcanism and Global Environmental Change, Book_Doi 10.1017/Cbo9781107415683, 47-62, doi:

Burgess S.D., Bowring S.A., Fleming T.H., and Elliot D.H. (2015) High-precision geochronology links the Ferrar large igneous province with early-Jurassic ocean anoxia and biotic crisis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 415, 90-99, doi:

Condon D.J., Schoene B., McLean N.M., Bowring S.A., and Parrish R.R. (2015) Metrology and traceability of U-Pb isotope dilution geochronology (EARTHTIME Tracer Calibration Part I). Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 164, 464-480, doi:

Day M.O., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., Sadler P.M., Erwin D.H., Abdala F., and Rubidge B.S. (2015) When and how did the terrestrial mid-Permian mass extinction occur? Evidence from the tetrapod record of the Karoo Basin, South Africa. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 282(1811), doi: 20150834.

DesOrmeau J.W., Gordon S.M., Kylander-Clark A.R.C., Hacker B.R., Bowring S.A., Schoene B., and Samperton K.M. (2015) Insights into (U)HP metamorphism of the Western Gneiss Region, Norway: A high-spatial resolution and high-precision zircon study. Chemical Geology, 414, 138-155, doi:

Eldrett J.S., Ma C., Bergman S.C., Lutz B., Gregory F.J., Dodsworth P., Phipps M., Hardas P., Minisini D., Ozkan A., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., Kamo S.L., Ferguson K., Macaulay C., and Kelly A.E. (2015) An astronomically calibrated stratigraphy of the Cenomanian, Turonian and earliest Coniacian from the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, USA: Implications for global chronostratigraphy. Cretaceous Research, 56, 316-344, doi:

Jacob K.H., Farmer G.L., Buchwaldt R., and Bowring S.A. (2015) Deep crustal anatexis, magma mixing, and the generation of epizonal plutons in the Southern Rocky Mountains, Colorado. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 169(1), doi:

Landing E., Rushton A.W.A., Fortey R.A., and Bowring S.A. (2015) Improved Geochronologic Accuracy and Precision for the ICS Chronostratigraphic Charts: Examples from the late Cambrian-Early Ordovician. Episodes, 38(3), 154-161, doi.

Landing E., Geyer G., Buchwaldt R., and Bowring S.A. (2015) Geochronology of the Cambrian: a precise Middle Cambrian U-Pb zircon date from the German margin of West Gondwana. Geological Magazine, 152(1), 28-40, doi:

Lehrmann D.J., Stepchinski L., Altiner D., Orchard M.J., Montgomery P., Enos P., Ellwood B.B., Bowring S.A., Ramezani J., Wang H.M., Wei J.Y., Yu M.Y., Griffiths J.D., Minzoni M., Schaal E.K., Li X.W., Meyer K.M., and Payne J.L. (2015) An integrated biostratigraphy (conodonts and foraminifers) and chronostratigraphy (paleomagnetic reversals, magnetic susceptibility, elemental chemistry, carbon isotopes and geochronology) for the Permian-Upper Triassic strata of Guandao section, Nanpanjiang Basin, south China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 108, 117-135, doi:

Machlus M.L., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., Hemming S.R., Tsukui K., and Clyde W.C. (2015) A strategy for cross-calibrating U-Pb chronology and astrochronology of sedimentary sequences: An example from the Green River Formation, Wyoming, USA. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 413, 70-78, doi:

McLean N.M., Condon D.J., Schoene B., and Bowring S.A. (2015) Evaluating uncertainties in the calibration of isotopic reference materials and multi-element isotopic tracers (EARTHTIME Tracer Calibration Part II). Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 164, 481-501, doi:

Rioux M., Bowring S., Cheadle M., and John B. (2015) Evidence for initial excess Pa-231 in mid-ocean ridge zircons. Chemical Geology, 397, 143-156, doi:

Rioux M., Jons N., Bowring S., Lissenberg C.J., Bach W., Kylander-Clark A., Hacker B., and Dudas F. (2015) U-Pb dating of interspersed gabbroic magmatism and hydrothermal metamorphism during lower crustal accretion, Vema lithospheric section, Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 120(4), 2093-2118, doi:

Schoene B., Samperton K.M., Eddy M.P., Keller G., Adatte T., Bowring S.A., Khadri S.F.R., and Gertsch B. (2015) U-Pb geochronology of the Deccan Traps and relation to the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Science, 347(6218), 182-184, doi:

Schoene B., Samperton K.M., Eddy M.P., Keller G., Adatte T., Bowring S.A., Khadri S.F., and Gertsch B. (2015) Earth history. U-Pb geochronology of the Deccan Traps and relation to the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Science, 347(6218), 182-4, doi:

Weiss B.P., Maloof A.C., Tailby N., Ramezani J., Fu R.R., Hanus V., Trail D., Watson E.B., Harrison T.M., Bowring S.A., Kirschvink J.L., Swanson-Hysell N.L., and Coe R.S. (2015) Pervasive remagnetization of detrital zircon host rocks in the Jack Hills, Western Australia and implications for records of the early geodynamo. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 430, 115-128, doi:


Bowring S. (2014) EARLY EARTH Closing the gap. Nature Geoscience, 7(3), 169-170, doi:

Bowring S.A., Epstein A.W., and Harvey C.F. (2014) Engaging First-Year Students in Team-Oriented Research: The Terrascope Learning Community. Geoscience Research and Education: Teaching at Universities, 20, 223-236, doi:

Burgess S.D., Bowring S., and Shen S.Z. (2014) High-precision timeline for Earth’s most severe extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(9), 3316-3321, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1317692111.

DesOrmeau J.W., Gordon S.M., Little T.A., and Bowring S.A. (2014) Tracking the exhumation of a Pliocene (U)HP terrane: U-Pb and trace-element constraints from zircon, D’Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 15(10), 3945-3964, doi:

Hildebrand R.S., Buchwaldt R., and Bowring S.A. (2014) On the allochthonous nature of auriferous greenstones, Guayana shield, Venezuela. Gondwana Research, 26(3-4), 1129-1140, doi:

Hoke G.D., Schmitz M.D., and Bowring S.A. (2014) An ultrasonic method for isolating nonclay components from clay-rich material. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 15(2), 492-498, doi:

Myrow P.M., Ramezani J., Hanson A.E., Bowring S.A., Racki G., and Rakocinski M. (2014) High-precision U-Pb age and duration of the latest Devonian (Famennian) Hangenberg event, and its implications. Terra Nova, 26(3), 222-229, doi:

Ramezani J., Fastovsky D.E., and Bowring S.A. (2014) Revised chronostratigraphy of the lower Chinle Formation strata in Arizona and New Mexico (USA): High-precision U-Pb geochronological constraints on the Late Triassic evolution of dinosaurs. American Journal of Science, 314(6), 981-1008, doi:

Schildgen T.F., Cosentino D., Frijia G., Castorina F., Dudas F.O., Iadanza A., Sampalmieri G., Cipollari P., Caruso A., Bowring S.A., and Strecker M.R. (2014) Sea level and climate forcing of the Sr isotope composition of late Miocene Mediterranean marine basins. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 15(7), 2964-2983, doi:

Shen S.Z., and Bowring S.A. (2014) The end-Permian mass extinction: a still unexplained catastrophe. National Science Review, 1(4), 492-495, doi:

Swanson-Hysell N.L., Burgess S.D., Maloof A.C., and Bowring S.A. (2014) Magmatic activity and plate motion during the latent stage of Midcontinent Rift development. Geology, 42(6), 475-478, doi:


Atchley S.C., Nordt L.C., Dworkin S.I., Ramezani J., Parker W.G., Ash S.R., and Bowring S.A. (2013) A Linkage among Pangean Tectonism, Cyclic Alluviation, Climate Change, and Biologic Turnover in the Late Triassic: The Record from the Chinle Formation, Southwestern United States. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 83(11-12), 1147-1161, doi:

Ault A.K., Flowers R.M., and Bowring S.A. (2013) Phanerozoic surface history of the Slave craton. Tectonics, 32(5), 1066-1083, doi:

Blackburn T.J., Olsen P.E., Bowring S.A., McLean N.M., Kent D.V., Puffer J., McHone G., Rasbury E.T., and Et-Touhami M. (2013) Zircon U-Pb Geochronology Links the End-Triassic Extinction with the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province. Science, 340(6135), 941-945, doi:

Cosentino D., Buchwaldt R., Sampalmieri G., Iadanza A., Cipollari P., Schildgen T.F., Hinnov L.A., Ramezani J., and Bowring S.A. (2013) Refining the Mediterranean “Messinian gap” with high-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology, central and northern Italy. Geology, 41(3), 323-326, doi:

Cuneo R., Ramezani J., Scasso R., Pol D., Escapa I., Zavattieri A.M., and Bowring S.A. (2013) High-precision U-Pb geochronology and a new chronostratigraphy for the Canadon Asfalto Basin, Chubut, central Patagonia: Implications for terrestrial faunal and floral evolution in Jurassic. Gondwana Research, 24(3-4), 1267-1275, doi:

Landing E., Westrop S.R., and Bowring S.A. (2013) Reconstructing the Avalonia palaeocontinent in the Cambrian: A 519 Ma caliche in South Wales and transcontinental middle Terreneuvian sandstones. Geological Magazine, 150(6), 1022-1046, doi:

Landing E., Geyer G., Brasier M.D., and Bowring S.A. (2013) Cambrian Evolutionary Radiation: Context, correlation, and chronostratigraphy-Overcoming deficiencies of the first appearance datum (FAD) concept. Earth-Science Reviews, 123, 133-172, doi:

Melchor R.N., Buchwaldt R., and Bowring S. (2013) A Late Eocene date for Late Triassic bird tracks. Nature, 495(7441), E1-E2, doi: 10.1038/Nature11931.

Rioux M., Bowring S., Kelemen P., Gordon S., Miller R., and Dudas F. (2013) Tectonic development of the Samail ophiolite: High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology and Sm-Nd isotopic constraints on crustal growth and emplacement. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 118(5), 2085-2101, doi: 10.1002/Jgrb.50139.

Rubidge B.S., Erwin D.H., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., and de Klerk W.J. (2013) High-precision temporal calibration of Late Permian vertebrate biostratigraphy: U-Pb zircon constraints from the Karoo Supergroup, South Africa. Geology, 41(3), 363-366, doi:

Rumble D., Bowring S., Iizuka T., Komiya T., Lepland A., Rosing M.T., and Ueno Y. (2013) The oxygen isotope composition of earth’s oldest rocks and evidence of a terrestrial magma ocean. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 14(6), 1929-1939, doi: 10.1002/Ggge.20128.

Shen S.Z., Cao C.Q., Zhang H., Bowring S.A., Henderson C.M., Payne J.L., Davydov V.I., Chen B., Yuan D.X., Zhang Y.C., Wang W., and Zheng Q.F. (2013) High-resolution delta C-13(carb) chemostratigraphy from latest Guadalupian through earliest Triassic in South China and Iran. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 375, 156-165, doi:

Walker J.D., Geissman J.W., Bowring S.A., and Babcock L.E. (2013) The Geological Society of America Geologic Time Scale. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 125(3-4), 259-272, doi:


Barnhart K.R., Mahan K.H., Blackburn T.J., Bowring S.A., and Dudas F.O. (2012) Deep crustal xenoliths from central Montana, USA: Implications for the timing and mechanisms of high-velocity lower crust formation. Geosphere, 8(6), 1408-1428, doi:

Blackburn T., Shimizu N., Bowring S.A., Schoene B., and Mahan K.H. (2012) Zirconium in rutile speedometry: New constraints on lower crustal cooling rates and residence temperatures. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 317, 231-240, doi:

Blackburn T.J., Bowring S.A., Perron J.T., Mahan K.H., Dudas F.O., and Barnhart K.R. (2012) An Exhumation History of Continents over Billion-Year Time Scales. Science, 335(6064), 73-76, doi:

Gordon S.M., Little T.A., Hacker B.R., Bowring S.A., Korchinski M., Baldwin S.L., and Kylander-Clark A.R.C. (2012) Multi-stage exhumation of young UHP-HP rocks: Timescales of melt crystallization in the D’Entrecasteaux Islands, southeastern Papua New Guinea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 351, 237-246, doi:

Karlstrom K.E., Ilg B.R., Hawkins D., Williams M.L., Dumond G., Mahan K., and Bowring S.A. (2012) Vishnu basement rocks of the Upper Granite Gorge: Continent formation 1.84 to 1.66 billion years ago. Grand Canyon Geology: Two Billion Years of Earth’s History, 489, 7-24, doi:

Mahan K.H., Schulte-Pelkum V., Blackburn T.J., Bowring S.A., and Dudas F.O. (2012) Seismic structure and lithospheric rheology from deep crustal xenoliths, central Montana, USA. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 13, doi:

Mietto P., Manfrin S., Preto N., Rigo M., Roghi G., Furin S., Gianolla P., Posenato R., Muttoni G., Nicora A., Buratti N., Cirilli S., Spotl C., Ramezani J., and Bowring S.A. (2012) The Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) of the Carnian Stage (Late Triassic) at Prati di Stuores/Stuores Wiesen Section (Southern Alps, NE Italy). Episodes, 35(3), 414-430, doi.

Rioux M., Bowring S., Kelemen P., Gordon S., Dudas F., and Miller R. (2012) Rapid crustal accretion and magma assimilation in the Oman-UAE ophiolite: High precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the gabbroic crust. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 117, doi:

Rioux M., Lissenberg C.J., McLean N.M., Bowring S.A., MacLeod C.J., Hellebrand E., and Shimizu N. (2012) Protracted timescales of lower crustal growth at the fast-spreading East Pacific Rise. Nature Geoscience, 5(4), 275-278, doi:

Schildgen T.F., Cosentino D., Caruso A., Buchwaldt R., Yildirim C., Bowring S.A., Rojay B., Echtler H., and Strecker M.R. (2012) Surface expression of eastern Mediterranean slab dynamics: Neogene topographic and structural evolution of the southwest margin of the Central Anatolian Plateau, Turkey. Tectonics, 31, doi:

Thompson C.K., Kah L.C., Astini R., Bowring S.A., and Buchwaldt R. (2012) Bentonite geochronology, marine geochemistry, and the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (GOBE). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 321, 88-101, doi:

Tsukui K., and Clyde W.C. (2012) Fine-tuning the calibration of the early to middle Eocene geomagnetic polarity time scale: Paleomagnetism of radioisotopically dated tuffs from Laramide foreland basins. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124(5-6), 870-885, doi:


Blackburn T., Bowring S.A., Schoene B., Mahan K., and Dudas F. (2011) U-Pb thermochronology: creating a temporal record of lithosphere thermal evolution. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162(3), 479-500, doi:

Bowring J.F., McLean N.M., and Bowring S.A. (2011) Engineering cyber infrastructure for U-Pb geochronology: Tripoli and U-Pb_Redux. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 12, doi:

Carter S.W., Wiegand B., Mahood G.A., Dudas F.O., Wooden J.L., Sullivan A.P., and Bowring S.A. (2011) Strontium Isotopic Evidence for Prehistoric Transport of Gray-Ware Ceramic Materials in the Eastern Grand Canyon Region, USA. Geoarchaeology-an International Journal, 26(2), 189-218, doi:

Condon D.J., and Bowring S.A. (2011) A user’s guide to Neoproterozoic geochronology. Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations, 36, 135-149, doi:

Hanson R.E., Rioux M., Gose W.A., Blackburn T.J., Bowring S.A., Mukwakwami J., and Jones D.L. (2011) Paleomagnetic and geochronological evidence for large-scale post-1.88 Ga displacement between the Zimbabwe and Kaapvaal cratons along the Limpopo belt. Geology, 39(5), 487-490, doi:

Hoffman P.F., Bowring S.A., Buchwaldt R., and Hildebrand R.S. (2011) Birthdate for the Coronation paleocean: age of initial rifting in Wopmay orogen, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 48(2), 281-293, doi:

McLean N.M., Bowring J.F., and Bowring S.A. (2011) An algorithm for U-Pb isotope dilution data reduction and uncertainty propagation. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 12, doi:

Ramezani J., Hoke G.D., Fastovsky D.E., Bowring S.A., Therrien F., Dworkin S.I., Atchley S.C., and Nordt L.C. (2011) High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Late Triassic Chinle Formation, Petrified Forest National Park (Arizona, USA): Temporal constraints on the early evolution of dinosaurs. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 123(11-12), 2142-2159, doi:

Shen S.Z., Crowley J.L., Wang Y., Bowring S.A., Erwin D.H., Sadler P.M., Cao C.Q., Rothman D.H., Henderson C.M., Ramezani J., Zhang H., Shen Y.N., Wang X.D., Wang W., Mu L., Li W.Z., Tang Y.G., Liu X.L., Liu L.J., Zeng Y., Jiang Y.F., and Jin Y.G. (2011) Calibrating the End-Permian Mass Extinction. Science, 334(6061), 1367-1372, doi:

Shen S.Z., Crowley J.L., Wang Y., Bowring S.A., Erwin D.H., Sadler P.M., Cao C.Q., Rothman D.H., Henderson C.M., Ramezani J., Zhang H., Shen Y., Wang X.D., Wang W., Mu L., Li W.Z., Tang Y.G., Liu X.L., Liu L.J., Zeng Y., Jiang Y.F., and Jin Y.G. (2011) Calibrating the end-Permian mass extinction. Science, 334(6061), 1367-72, doi:

Verdel C., Wernicke B.P., and Bowring S.A. (2011) The Shuram and subsequent Ediacaran carbon isotope excursions from southwest Laurentia, and implications for environmental stability during the metazoan radiation. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 123(7-8), 1539-1559, doi:


Blondes M.S., Rudnick R.L., Ramezani J., Piccoli P.M., and Bowring S.A. (2010) Slow cooling in the lowermost crust of a continent-continent collision: Evidence from accessory phase U-Pb thermochronology of deep crustal xenoliths from the Mozambique Belt, Tanzania. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(12), A97-A97.

Condon D.J., McLean N., Noble S.R., and Bowring S.A. (2010) Isotopic composition (U-238/U-235) of some commonly used uranium reference materials. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(24), 7127-7143, doi:

Gordon S.M., Bowring S.A., Whitney D.L., Miller R.B., and McLean N. (2010) Time Scales of Metamorphism, Deformation, and Crustal Melting in a Continental Arc, North Cascades USA. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122(7-8), 1308-1330, doi:

Hildebrand R.S., Hoffman P.F., and Bowring S.A. (2010) The Calderian orogeny in Wopmay orogen (1.9 Ga), northwestern Canadian Shield. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122(5-6), 794-814, doi:

Hildebrand R.S., Hoffman P.F., Housh T., and Bowring S.A. (2010) The nature of volcano-plutonic relations and the shapes of epizonal plutons of continental arcs as revealed in the Great Bear magmatic zone, northwestern Canada. Geosphere, 6(6), 812-839, doi:

Maloof A.C., Ramezani J., Bowring S.A., Fike D.A., Porter S.M., and Mazouad M. (2010) Constraints on early Cambrian carbon cycling from the duration of the Nemakit-Daldynian-Tommotian boundary delta C-13 shift, Morocco. Geology, 38(7), 623-626, doi:

Maloof A.C., Porter S.M., Moore J.L., Dudas F.O., Bowring S.A., Higgins J.A., Fike D.A., and Eddy M.P. (2010) The earliest Cambrian record of animals and ocean geochemical change. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122(11-12), 1731-1774, doi:

Rioux M., Bowring S., Dudas F., and Hanson R. (2010) Characterizing the U-Pb systematics of baddeleyite through chemical abrasion: application of multi-step digestion methods to baddeleyite geochronology. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 160(5), 777-801, doi:

Schoene B., and Bowring S.A. (2010) Rates and mechanisms of Mesoarchean magmatic arc construction, eastern Kaapvaal craton, Swaziland. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122(3-4), 408-429, doi:

Shen S.Z., Henderson C.M., Bowring S.A., Cao C.Q., Wang Y., Wang W., Zhang H., Zhang Y.C., and Mu L. (2010) High-resolution Lopingian (Late Permian) timescale of South China. Geological Journal, 45(2-3), 122-134, doi:


Ault A.K., Flowers R.M., and Bowring S.A. (2009) Phanerozoic burial and unroofing history of the western Slave craton and Wopmay orogen from apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronometry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 284(1-2), 1-11, doi:

Bowring S.A., Grotzinger J.P., Condon D.J., Ramezani J., and Newall M.J. (2009) Reply to Comment Oman Chronostratigraphy. American Journal of Science, 309(1), 91-96, doi:

Boyce J.W., Hodges K.V., King D., Crowley J.L., Jercinovic M., Chatterjee N., Bowring S.A., and Searle M. (2009) Improved confidence in (U-Th)/He thermochronology using the laser microprobe: An example from a Pleistocene leucogranite, Nanga Parbat, Pakistan. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 10, doi:

Crowley J.L., Waters D.J., Searle M.P., and Bowring S.A. (2009) Pleistocene melting and rapid exhumation of the Nanga Parbat massif, Pakistan: Age and P-T conditions of accessory mineral growth in migmatite and leucogranite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 288(3-4), 408-420, doi:

Epstein A.W., Bras R.L., and Bowring S.A. (2009) Building a freshman-year foundation for sustainability studies: Terrascope, a case study. Sustainability Science, 4(1), 37-43, doi:

Lissenberg C.J., Rioux M., Shimizu N., Bowring S.A., and Mevel C. (2009) Zircon Dating of Oceanic Crustal Accretion. Science, 323(5917), 1048-1050, doi:

Love G.D., Grosjean E., Stalvies C., Fike D.A., Grotzinger J.P., Bradley A.S., Kelly A.E., Bhatia M., Meredith W., Snape C.E., Bowring S.A., Condon D.J., and Summons R.E. (2009) Fossil steroids record the appearance of Demospongiae during the Cryogenian period. Nature, 457(7230), 718-U5, doi:

Schoene B., Dudas F.O.L., Bowring S.A., and de Wit M. (2009) Sm-Nd isotopic mapping of lithospheric growth and stabilization in the eastern Kaapvaal craton. Terra Nova, 21(3), 219-228, doi:

Van Lente B., Ashwal L.D., Pandit M.K., Bowring S.A., and Torsvik T.H. (2009) Neoproterozoic hydrothermally altered basaltic rocks from Rajasthan, northwest India: Implications for late Precambrian tectonic evolution of the Aravalli Craton. Precambrian Research, 170(3-4), 202-222, doi: