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Alasino P.H., Larrovere M.A., Rocher, S. Dahlquist, J.A., Basei, M., MEMETI, V., Paterson, S.,
Galindo C., Macchioli Grande M., da Costa Campos Neto, M., 2017, Tracking the origin of nested intrusions in the upper crust, Sierra de Velasco, NW Argentina: Lithos, v. 284-285, p. 347-366, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2017.04.013

Barboza*, M.M., J.F. PARHAM, G.-P. Santos**, B.N. Kussman*, J. Velez-Juarbe. 2017. The age of the Oso Member, Capistrano Formation, and a review of fossil crocodylians from California. PaleoBios 34:1-16.

BURSZTYN, N., B. Shelton, A. Walker, J. Pederson. 2017. Increasing undergraduate interest to learn geoscience with GPS-based, augmented reality field trips on students’ own smartphones: GSA Today, 27(5):4-11.

BURSZTYN, N., A. Walker, B. Shelton, B., J. Pederson, J., 2017. Assessment of student learning using  augmented reality Grand Canyon field trips for mobile smart-devices: Geosphere, v. 13, no. 2, p. 1–9, doi:10.1130/GES01404.1.

Deng, B., Y. Wang, A.D. WOODS, S. Li, G. Li, W. Chen. 2017. Evidence for rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate in South China at the beginning of Early Triassic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 474: 187-197

Hardisty, D.S., Lu, Z., Bekker, A., Diamond, C.W., Gill, B.C., Jiang, G., Kah, L., Knoll, A.H., LOYD, S.J., Osburn, M.R., Planavsky, N.J., Wang, C., Zhou, X., Lyons, T.W., 2017. Perspectives on Proterozoic surface ocean redox from iodine contents in ancient and recent carbonate: Earth and Planetary Science Letters 463:159-170.

Kloess**, P.A., J.F. PARHAM. 2017. A specimen-based approach to reconstructing the late Neogene seabird communities of California. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 468:4730-484.

Paterson, S., Clausen, B., MEMETI, V., and Schwartz, J.J., 2017, Arc magmatism, tectonism, and
tempos in Mesozoic arc crustal sections of the Peninsular and Transverse Ranges, southern California, USA, in Kraatz, B., Lackey, J.S., and Fryxell, J.E., eds., Field Excursions in Southern California: Field Guides to the 2016 GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting: Geological Society of America Field Guide 45, p. 81–186, doi:10.1130/2017.0045(04).

Tomek, F., Zak, J., Verner, K., Holub, F.V., Slama, J., Paterson, S.R., MEMETI, V., 2017, Mineral
fabrics in high-level intrusions recording crustal strain and volcano-tectonic interactions: the Shellenbarger pluton, Sierra Nevada, California: Journal of the Geological Society, v. 174, p. 193–208,


Barnes, C.G., V. MEMETI , N. Coint. 2016. Deciphering magmatic processes in calc-alkaline plutons using trace element zoning in hornblende. American Mineralogist 101(2):328–342.

CARLIN, J.A., G. Lee, T. Dellapenna, P. Laverty. 2016. Sediment resuspension by wind, waves, and currents during meteorological frontal passages in a micro-tidal lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 172:24–33. DOI:10.1016/j.ecss.2016.01.029

Calzia, J., T. Ramo, R. Jachens, E. Smith, J. KNOTT. 2016. Geology of the Greenwater Range: The dawn of Death Valley. Death Valley Natural History Conference, November 15-17, 2013, Furnace Creek, CA: 424-457.

KNOTT, J.R., L.A. Owen, M.N. Machette, R. Klinger, K.L. Frankel. 2016, Late Pleistocene Lake Manly. Death Valley Natural History Conference, November 15-17, 2013, Furnace Creek, CA: 424-457

Frankel, K.L., L.A. Owen, J.F. Dolan, J.R. , KNOTT, Z.M. Lifton, R.C. Finkel, T.A. Wasklewicz. 2016. Timing and rates of Holocene normal faulting along the Black Mountains Fault Zone, Death Valley, USA. Lithosphere 8(1):3–22. DOI:10.1130/L464.1

Hiner**, C.A., M.E. KIRBY, N. BONUSO, W.P. Patterson, J. Palermo**, E. Silveira**. In press. Late Holocene hydroclimatic variability linked to Pacific forcing: evidence from Abbott Lake, coastal central California. Journal of Paleolimnology. doi:10.1007/s10933-016-9912-4

KIRBY, M.E. 2016. Water's past revisited to predict its future. Nature 532:44–45. DOI:10.1038/532044a

LOYD, S.J. 2016. Preservation of overmature, ancient, sedimentary organic matter in carbonate concretions during outcrop weathering. Geobiology DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12194.

LOYD, S.J. , J. Sample, R.E. Tripati, W.F. Defliese, K. Brooks, M. Hovland, M. Torres, J. Marlow, L.G. Hancock, R. Martin, T. Lyons, A.K. and Tripati. 2016. Methane seep carbonates yield clumped isotope signatures out of equilibrium with formation temperatures: Nature Communications 7:1–12.

Paterson, S.R., V. MEMETI , R. Mundil, J. Žák 2016. Repeated, multiscale, magmatic erosion and recycling in an upper-crustal pluton: Implications for magma chamber dynamics and magma volume estimates. In: Special collection: Perspectives on origins and evolution of crustal magmas. American Mineralogist 101.

Pyenson, N.D., J.F. PARHAM , J. Velez-Juarbe. 2016. The dilemma of trade samples and the importance of museum vouchers: caveats from a study on the extinction of Steller’s sea cow. Biology Letters 12:20150149. DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0149

Santos**, G.-P., J.F. PARHAM , B.L. Beatty. 2016. New data on the ontogeny and senescence of Desmostylus . Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 36(2):e1078344. DOI:10.1080/02724634.2016.1078344


Berekian**, B.J., D. CLEMENS-KNOTT, C. Ma. 2015, Possible new Ca-REE-Bi phosphate minerals from a tungsten-rich calcsilicate skarn, Sierra Nevada Mountains, California: American Mineralogist 100:598–601.

BURSZTYN , N., J. Pederson, B. Shelton, A. Walker, T. Campbell. 2015. Utilizing geo-referenced mobile game technology for universally accessible virtual geology field trips. International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology 3(2):93–100.

BURSZTYN , N., J.L. Pederson, C. Tressler, R.D. Mackley, K.J. Mitchell. 2015. Rock strength along a fluvial transect of the Colorado Plateau-quantifying a fundamental control on geomorphology. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 429:90–100.

Crawford, N.G., J.F. PARHAM (co-first author, corresponding author), A.B. Sellas, B.C. Faircloth, T.C. Glenn, T.J. Papenfuss, J.B. Henderson, M.H. Hansen, and W.B. Simison. 2015. A phylogenomic analysis of turtles. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 83:250 257

Cadena, E.A., PARHAM , J.F. 2015. Oldest known marine turtle? An Early Cretaceous protostegid from Colombia. PaleoBios 32:1–32.

Cao, W., S. Paterson, V. MEMETI , R. Mundil, J.L. Anderson, K. Schmidt. 2015. Tracking paleodeformation fields in the Mesozoic central Sierra Nevada arc: Implications for intra-arc cyclic deformation and arc tempos. Lithosphere 7(3):296–320. DOI:10.1130/L389.1

CARLIN, J.A, T.M. Dellapenna. 2015. The evolution of a subaqueous delta in the Anthropocene: A stratigraphic investigation of the Brazos River Delta, TX USA. Continental Shelf Research 111B:139–149. DOI:10.1016/j.csr.2015.08.008i

Corsetti, F.A., K.A. Ritterbush, D.J. Bottjer, S.E. Greene, Y. Ibarra, J.A. Yager, J. West, W.M. Berelson, S. Rosas, T.W. Becker, N.M. Levine, N.M., S.J. LOYD , R.C. Martindale, V.A. Petryshyn, N.R. Carroll, E. Petsios, O. Piazza, C. Pietsch, J.L. Stellmann, J.R. Thompson, K.A. Washington, D.T. Wilmeth. 2015, Investigating the paleoecological consequences of supercontinent breakup: Sponges clean up in the Early Jurassic: The Sedimentary Record 13:4–10.

Deng, B., Y. Wang, A. WOODS, G. Li, W. Liao. 2015. Lower Triassic anachronistic facies capping the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau seamount: Implications for the extension of extraordinary oceanic conditions deep into the interior Tethys Ocean. Global and Planetary Change 132:31–38.

Eagle, R.A., M. Enriquez, G. Grellet-Tinner, A. Perez-Huerta, D. Hu, T. Tutken, S. Montanari, S.J. LOYD , P. Ramirez, A.K. Tripati, M. Kohn, T. Cerling, L. Chiappe, J. Eiler. 2015. Isotopic (13C-18O) ordering in eggshells reflects body temperatures and suggests differing thermophysiology in two Cretaceous dinosaurs. Nature Communications 6:1–11. DOI:10.1038/ncomms9296

Guo, S., A. WOODS, M.Y. Yu. 2015. Two Episodes of Evolution of Trace Fossils during the Early Triassic in the Guiyang Area, Guizhou Province, South China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 426:275–284.

Heusser, L.E., M.E. KIRBY, J.E. Nichols 2015. Pollen-based evidence of extreme drought during the last Glacial (32.6–9.0 ka) in coastal southern California. Quaternary Science Reviews 126:242–253. DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.08.029

KIRBY, M.E., E.J. Knell, W.T. Anderson, M.S. Lachniet, J. Palermo**, H. Eeg*, R. Lucero*, R. Murrieta*, A. Arevalo*, E. Silveira**, E., C.A. Hiner** 2015. Evidence for insolation and Pacific forcing of late glacial through Holocene climate in the Central Mojave Desert (Silver Lake, CA). Quaternary Research 84(2):174–186. DOI:10.1016/j.yqres.2015.07.003

KNOTT, J.R., HENDERSON , W., BUTCHER , P., WEAVER-BOWMAN , K. 2015. Physical Geology Laboratory Manual. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall-Hunt Publishing

KNOTT, J.R., M.N. Machette, J.C. Liddicoat, E. Wan, A.M. Sarna-Wojcicki. 2016. The ancient Furnace Creek basin at Zabriskie Point. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1064:22–30.

Ksepka, D.T., J.F. PARHAM (co-first author), J.F. Allman, M.J. Benton, M.T. Carrano, K.A. Cranston, P.C.J. Donoghue, J.J. Head, E.J. Hermsen, R.B. Irmis, W.G. Joyce, M. Kohli, K.S. Lamm, J.S.L. Patané, M.J. Phillips, N.A. Smith, N.D. Smith, M. van Tuinen, J.L. Ware, R.C.M. Warnock, P.D. Polly. 2015. The Fossil Calibration Database — a new resource for divergence dating. Systematic Biology 64(5):853–859.

LOYD, S.J., W.M. Berelson. 2015. The modern record of “concretionary” carbonate: Reassessing a discrepancy between modern sediments and the geologic record. Chemical Geology 420:77–87.

LOYD, S.J. , F.A. Corsetti, R.A. Eagle, J.W. Hagadorn, Y. Shen, X. Zhang, M. Bonifacie, A.K. Tripati. 2015, Evolution of Neoproterozoic Wonoka-Shuram anomaly-aged carbonates: evidence from clumped isotope paleothermometry. Precambrian Research 264:179–191.

Martin, M.W., D. CLEMENS-KNOTT . 2015. Detrital zircon record of the early Mesozoic southwestern Sierra Nevada arc preserved in Early Cretaceous intra-arc and forearc deposits. In T.H. Anderson, A.N. Didenko, C.L. Johnson, A.I. Khanchuk, J.H. MacDonald, Jr. (Eds), Special Paper 513 (269–284). Denver, CO: Geological Society of America.

PARHAM , J.F., T.J. Papenfuss, J.R. Buskirk, G. Parra-Olea, J.Y. Chen, W.B. Simison. 2015. Trachemys ornata or not ornata : reassessment of a taxonomic revision for Mexican Trachemys . Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 62(12):359–367.

Polly, P.D., D.T. Ksepka, J.F. PARHAM . 2015. Announcing the Fossil Calibration Series and Database. Palaeontologia Electronica 18.1.1E:1–5.

Rhodin, A.G.J., H. Kaiser, P.P. van Dijk, W. Wüster, M. O’Shea, M. Archer, M. Auliya, L. Boitani, R. Bour, V. Clausnitzer, T. Contreras-MacBeath, B.I. Crother, J.M. Daza, C.A. Driscoll, O. Flores-Villela, J. Frazier, U. Fritz, A. Gardner, C. Gascon, A. Georges, F. Glaw, F.G. Grazziotin, C.P. Groves, G. Haszprunar, P. Havaš, J.M. Hero, M. Hoffmann, M.S. Hoogmoed, B.D. Horne, J.B. Iverson, M. Jäch, C.L. Jenkins, R.K.B. Jenkins, A.R. Kiester, J.S. Keogh, T.E. Lacher Jr., J.E. Lovich, L. Luiselli, D.L. Mahler, D. Mallon, R. Mast, R.W. Mcdiarmid, J. Measey, R.A. Mittermeier, S. Molur, V. Mossbrugger, R. Murphy, D. Naish, M. Niekisch, H. Ota, J.F. PARHAM, M.J. Parr, N.J. Pilcher, R.H. Pine, A.B. Rylands, J.G. Sanderson, J. Savage, W. Schleip, G.J. Scrocchi, H.B. Shaffer, E.N. Smith, R. Sprackland, S.N. Stuart, H. Vetter, L.J. Vitt, T. Waller, G. Webb, E.O. Wilson, H. Zaher, S. Thomson (Corresponding Author). 2015. Comment on Spracklandus Hoser, 2009 (Reptilia, Serpentes, ELAPIDAE): request for confirmation of the availability of the generic name and for the nomenclatural validation of the journal in which it was published. (Case 3601; see BZN 70: 234–237; 71: 30–38, 133–135, 181–182, 252–253). Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature 72(1):65–78

Warnock, R.C.M., J.F. PARHAM, W.G. Joyce, T.R. Lyson, P.C.J. Donoghue. 2015. Calibration uncertainty in molecular dating analyses: there is no substitute for the prior evaluation of time priors. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282:20141013.