Dr. Stuart N. Thomson
Research Scientist
Department of Geosciences
University of Arizona


85. Clinkscales, C.A, Kapp, P., Thomson, S.N., Wang, H., Laskowski, A.K. & Pullen, A. (2021). Regional Structural Geology and Exhumation History of the Shanxi Rift and Taihangshan, North China, Tectonics, doi: 10.1029/2020TC006416.

84. Umhoefer, P.J., Thomson, S.N., Lefebvre, C., Cosca, M.A., Teyssier, C. & Whitney, D.L. (2020). Cenozoic tectonic evolution of the Ecemis fault zone and adjacent basins, central Anatolia, Turkey, during the transition from Arabia-Eurasia collision to escape tectonics. Geosphere, v. 16, p. 1358-1384, doi: 10.1130/GES02255.1.

83. Sincavage, R., Betka, P.M., Thomson, S.N., Seeber, L., Steckler, M.S. & Zoramthara, C. (2020). Neogene shallow marine and fluvial sediment dispersal, burial, and exhumation in the ancestral Brahmaputra delta: Indo-Burman Ranges, India. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 90, p. 1244­1263, doi:10.2110/jsr.2020.60.

82. Pullen, A., Banaszynski, M.J., Kapp, P., Thomson, S.N. & Cai, F. (2020). A mid-Cretaceous change from fast to slow exhumation of the western Chinese Altai mountains: a climate driven exhumation signal? Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v. 197, p. 104387, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2020.104387.

81. Myshenkova, M.S., Zaitsev, V.A., Thomson, S.N., Latyshev, A.V., Zakharov, V.S., Bagdasaryan, T.E. & Veselovsky, R.V. (2020). Thermal history of the Guli Pluton (north of the Siberian Platform) according to apatite fission-track dating and computer modeling. Geodynamics & Tectonophysics, v. 11, p. 75-87, doi:10.5800/GT-2020-11-1-0464 (In Russian).

80. McPhee, P.J., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Reiners, P.W. & Thomson, S.N. (2019). Thermal history of the western Central Taurides fold-thrust belt: Implications for Cenozoic vertical motions of southern Central Anatolia. Geosphere, v. 15, p. 1927-1942, doi: 10.1130/GES02164.1.

79. Yin, J., Chen, W., Thomson, S.N., Sun, M., Wang, Y., Xiao, W., Sun, J., Long, X & Yuan, C. (2019). Fission track thermochronology of the Tuwu-Yandong porphyry Cu deposits, NW China: constraints on preservation and exhumation. Ore Geology Reviews doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2019.103104.

78. Stickroth, S.F., Carrapa, B., DeCelles, P.G., Gehrels, G.E. & Thomson, S.N. (2019). Tracking the growth of the Himalayan fold-and-thrust belt from lower Miocene foreland basin strata: Dumri Formation, western Nepal. Tectonics, v. 38, p. 3765-3793, doi: 10.1029/2018TC005390.

77. McDermott, R.G., Ault, A.K., Cain, J.S. & Thomson, S.N. (2019). Thermotectonic history of the Kluane Ranges and implications for evolution of the eastern Denali fault in southwestern Yukon, Canada. Tectonics, v. 38, p. 2983-3010, doi: 10.1029/2019TC005545.

76. Von Eynatten, H., Dunkl, I., Brix, M.R., Hoffmann, W.-E., Raab, M.J., Thomson, S.N., Kohn, B.P. (2019). Late Cretaceous exhumation and uplift of the Harz Mountains, Germany: a multimethod thermochronological approach. International Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 108, p. 2097-2111, doi: 10.1007/s00531-019-01751-5.

75. Veselovskiy, R., Thomson, S.N., Arzamastsev, A., Botsyun, S., Travin, A., Yudin, D., Samsonov, A. & Stepanova, A. (2019). Thermochronology and exhumation history of the northeastern Fennoscandian Shield since 1.9 Ga: evidence from Ar/Ar and apatite fission track data from the Kola Peninsula. Tectonics, v. 38, p. 2317-2337, doi: 10.1029/2018TC005250.

74. Murray, K.E., Reiners, P.W., Thomson, S.N., Robert, X. & Whipple, K.X. (2019). The thermochronologic record of erosion and magmatism in the Canyonlands region of the Colorado Plateau. American Journal of Science, v. 319, p. 339-380, doi: 10.2475/05.2019.01.

73. Soares, G.G., Van Kranendonk, M.J., Belousova, E. & Thomson, S.N. (2019). Phosphogenesis in the immediate aftermath of the Great Oxidation Event: Evidence from the Turee Creek Group, Western Australia. Precambrian Research, v. 320, p. 193-212, doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2018.10.017.

72. Willner, A., Thomson, S.N., Glodny, J., Massonne, H.-J., Romer, R., van Staal, C.R. & Zagorevski, A. (2018). Zircon fission-track ages from Newfoundland – a proxy for high geothermal gradients and exhumation before opening of the Central Atlantic Ocean. Terra Nova, doi: 10.1111/ter.12361.

71. Long, S.P., Heizler, M.T., Thomson, S.N., Reiners, P.W. & Fryxell, J.E. (2018). Rapid Oligocene to early Miocene extension along the Grant Range brittle detachment system, Nevada, U.S.A.: insights from multi-part cooling histories of footwall rocks. Tectonics, doi: 10.1029/2018TC005073.

70. Darin, M.H., Umhoefer, P.J., and Thomson, S.N. (2018). Rapid late Eocene exhumation of the Sivas Basin (central Anatolia) driven by initial Arabia-Eurasia collision. Tectonics, 37, p. 3805-3833, doi: 10.1029/2017TC004954.

69. Anderson, R.B., Long, S.P., Horton, B.K., Thomson, S.N., Calle, A.Z., Stockli, D.F. (2018). Orogenic wedge evolution of the central Andes, Bolivia (21°S): Implications for Cordilleran cyclicity. Tectonics, 37, 3577-3609, doi: 10.1029/2018TC005132.

68. Betka, P.M., Seeber, L., Thomson, S.N., Steckler, M.S., Sincavage, R.S. & Zoramthara, C. (2018). Slip partitioning above a shallow, weak décollement beneath the Indo-Burman accretionary prism. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 503, p. 17-28, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.09.003.

67. Jensen, J.L., Siddoway, C.S., Reiners, P.W., Ault, A.K., Thomson, S.N. & Steele-MacInnis, M. (2017). Single-crystal hematite (U–Th)/He dates and fluid inclusions document widespread Cryogenian sand injection in crystalline basement. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 500, p. 145-155, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2018.08.021.

66. Matýsek, D., Jirásek, J., Skupien, P. & Thomson, S.N. (2018). The Žermanice sill: new insights into the mineralogy, petrology, age, and origin of the teschenite association rocks in the Western Carpathians, Czech Republic. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 107, p. 2553-2574, doi: 10.1007/s00531-018-1614-x.

65. Pfeifer, L.S., Soreghan, G.S., Pochat, S., Van Den Driessche, J., & Thomson, S.N. (2016). Permian exhumation of the Montagne Noire core complex recorded in the Graissessac-Lodève Basin, France. Basin Research, 30, p. 1-14, doi:10.1111/bre.12197.

64. DeLucia, M.S., Guenthner, W.R., Marshak, S., Thomson, S.N. & Ault, AK. (2018). Thermochronology links denudation of the Great Unconformity surface to the supercontinent cycle and snowball Earth. Geology, 46, p. 167-170, doi:10.1130/G39525.1.

63. Hansman, R.J., Ring, U., Thomson, S.N., den Brok, B. & Stübner, K. (2017). Late Eocene to Miocene uplift of the Al Hajar Mountains, Oman, recorded by fission track and (U-Th)/He thermochronology. Tectonics, v.36, p. 3081-3109, doi: 10.1002/2017TC004672.

62. Ring. U., Uysal, T., Glodny, J., Cox, S., Little, T., Thomson, S.N. & Stübner, K. (2017). Fault-gouge dating in the Southern Alps, New Zealand. Tectonophysics, 717, p. 321-338, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.08.007.

61. Ring, U., Gessner, K., Thomson, S.N. (2017). South Menderes Monocline: low temperature thermochronology constrains role of crustal extension in structural evolution of southwest Turkey. Tectonophysics, 712-713, p. 455-463, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.06.019.

60. Ring, U., Gessner, K., Thomson, S.N., Markwitz, V. (2017). Variations in fault-slip data and cooling history reveal corridor of heterogeneous backarc extension in the eastern Aegean Sea region. Tectonophysics, 700-701, p.108-130, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.02.013.

59. Thomson, S.N. (2016). Fission Track Analysis. In: White, W.M. (ed.). Encyclopedia of Geochemistry: A Comprehensive Reference Source on the Chemistry of the Earth, Springer International Publishing, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-39193-9_290-1

58. Carrapa, B., Robert, X., DeCelles, P.G., Orme, D.A., Thomson, S.N. & Schoenbohm, L.M. (2016). Asymmetric exhumation of the Mount Everest region: Implications for the tectono-topographic evolution of the Himalaya. Geology, 44, p. 611-614, doi:10.1130/G37756.1.

57. Ault, A.K., Frenzel, M., Reiners, P.W., Woodcock, N.H. & Thomson, S.N. (2016). Record of paleofluid circulation in faults revealed by hematite (U-Th)/He and apatite fission-track dating: An example from Gower Peninsula fault fissures, Wales. Lithosphere, 8, p. 379-385, doi:10.1130/L522.1.

56. Murray, K.E., Reiners, P.W. & Thomson, S.N. (2016). Rapid Plio-Pleistocene erosion in the central Colorado Plateau documented by apatite thermochronology from the Henry Mountains. Geology, 44, p. 483-486, doi:10.1130/G37733.1.

55. Veselovskiy, R.V., Thomson, S.N., Arzamastsev, A.A. & Zakharov, V.S. (2015). Apatite fission track thermochronology of Khibina Massif (Kola Peninsula, Russia): Implications for post-Devonian tectonics of the NE Fennoscandia. Tectonophysics, 665, p. 157-163, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.003.

54. Ault, A.K., Reiners, P.W., Evans, J.P. & Thomson, S.N. (2015). Linking hematite (U-Th)/He dating with the microtextural record of seismicity in the Wasatch fault damage zone, Utah. Geology, 43, p. 771-774, doi:10.1130/G36897.1.

53. Olivetti, V., Balestrieri, M.L., Rossetti, F., Thomson, S.N., Talarico, F.M. & Zattin, M. (2015). Evidence of a full West Antarctic Ice Sheet back to the early Oligocene: insight from double dating of detrital apatites in Ross Sea sediments. Terra Nova, 27, p. 238-246, doi:10.1111/ter.12153.

52. Soreghan, G.S., Sweet, D.E., Thomson, S.N., Kaplan, S.A,, Marra, K.R., Balco, G., & Eccles, T.M. (2015). Assessing the Cenozoic and possible pre-Cenozoic role of Unaweep Canyon on the drainage evolution of the northern Colorado Plateau. Geosphere, 11, p. 320-341, doi:10.1130/GES01112.1.

51. Long, S.P., Thomson, S.N., Reiners, P.W. & DiFiori, R.V. (2015). Synorogenic extension localized by upper-crustal thickening: An example from the Late Cretaceous Nevadaplano. Geology, 43, p. 351-254, doi: 10.1130/G36431.1.

50. Safipour, R., Carrapa, B., DeCelles, P.G. & Thomson, S.N. (2015). Exhumation of the Precordillera and northern Sierras Pampeanas and along-strike correlation of the Andean orogenic front, northwestern Argentina. In: DeCelles, P.G., Ducea, M.N., Carrapa, B. & Kapp, P.A. (eds.). Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile. Geological Society of America, Memoir, 212, p. 181-199, doi:10.1130/2015.1212(10).

49. Reiners, P.W., Thomson, S.N., Vernon, A., Willett, S.D., Zattin, M., Einhorn, J., Gehrels, G.E., Quade, J., Pearson, D., Murray, K. & Cavazza, W. (2015). Low-temperature thermochronologic trends across the central Andes, 21-28° S. In: DeCelles, P.G., Ducea, M.N., Carrapa, B. & Kapp, P.A. (eds.). Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile. Geological Society of America, Memoir, 212, p. 215-249, doi:10.1130/2015.1212(12).

48. Willner, A.P., Barr, S.M., Glodny, J., Massonne, H.-J., Sudo, M., Thomson, S.N., van Staal, C.R. & White, C.E. (2014). Effects of fluid flow, cooling and deformation on 40Ar/39Ar, Rb-Sr, and zircon fission track ages of very low- to low-grade metamorphic processes in Avalonian SE Cape Breton Island (Nova Scotia, Canada). Geological Magazine, 152, p. 767-787, doi: 10.1017/S0016756814000508.

47. Painter, C.S., Carrapa, B., DeCelles, P.G., Gehrels, G.E. & Thomson, S.N. (2014). Exhumation of the Sevier fold-thrust belt revealed by multi dating minerals from Upper Jurassic-Upper Cretaceous foreland-basin deposits. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, 126, p. 1439-1464, doi:10.1130/B30999.1.

46. Pierce, E.L., Hemming, S.R., Williams, T.W., van de Flierdt, T., Thomson, S.N., Reiners, P.W., Gehrels, G.E., Brachfeld, S.A. & Goldstein, S.L. (2014). A comparison of detrital U-Pb zircon, 40Ar/39Ar hornblende, and 40Ar/39Ar biotite ages in marine sediments off East Antarctica: implications for the geology of subglacial terrains and provenance studies. Earth-Science Reviews, 138, p. 156-178, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.08.010.

45. Toraman, E., Teyssier, C., Whitney, D.L., Fayon, A.K., Thomson, S.N. & Reiners, P.W. (2014). Low-temperature thermochronologic record of Eocene migmatite dome emplacement and late Cenozoic landscape development, Shuswap core complex, British Columbia. Tectonics, 33, p. 1616-1635, doi:10.1002/2013TC003442.

44. Schulte, D. O., Ring, U., Thomson, S. N., Glodny, J., & Carrad, H. (2014). Two-stage development of the Paparoa Metamorphic Core Complex, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand: Hot continental extension precedes sea-floor spreading by ~25 m.y. Lithosphere, , 6, p. 177-194, doi:10.1130/L348.1

43. Idleman, L., Cosca, M.A., Heizler, M.T., Thomson, S.N., Teyssier, C. & Whitney, D.L. (2014). Tectonic burial and exhumation cycles tracked by muscovite and K-feldspar 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology in a strike-slip fault zone, central Turkey. Tectonophysics, 612-613, p. 134-146, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2013.12.003.

42. Ring, U., Gessner, K., Thomson, S.N. & Markwitz, V. (2013). Along-strike variations in the Hellenide-Anatolide Orogen: A tale of different lithospheres and consequences. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 47, p. 625–636, doi: 10.12681/bgsg.11096.

41. Gessner, K., Gallardo, L.A., Markwitz, V., Ring, U. & Thomson, S.N. (2013). Transtensional Shearing and Metamorphic Core Complexes in Continental Arcs: Denudation of the Menderes Massif, Western Turkey. Gondwana Research, 24, 243-274, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2013.01.005.

40. Thomson, S.N., Reiners, P.W., Hemming, S.R. & Gehrels, G.E. (2013). The contribution of glacial erosion to shaping the hidden East Antarctic landscape. Nature Geoscience, 6, p. 203-207, doi:10.1038/ngeo1722.

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39. Tochilin, C.J, Reiners, P.W., Thomson, S.N., Gehrels, G.E., Hemming, S.R. & Pierce, E.L. (2012). Erosional history of the Prydz Bay sector of East Antarctica from detrital apatite and zircon geo- and thermochronology multidating. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Q11015, doi:10.1029/2012GC004364.

38. Zattin, M., Andreucci, B., Thomson, S.N., Reiners, P.W. & Talarico, F. (2012). New constraints on the provenance of the ANDRILL AND-2A succession (western Ross Sea, Antarctica) from apatite triple dating. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Q10016, doi:10.1029/2012GC004357.

37. Thomson, S.N., Gehrels, G.E., Ruiz, J. & Buchwaldt, R. (2012). Routine low-damage U-Pb dating of apatite using laser ablation-multicollector-ICPMS. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Q0AA21, doi:10.1029/2011GC003928

36. Willner, A.P., Massonne, H.-J., Ring, U., Sudo, M. & Thomson, S.N. (2012). P–T evolution and timing of a late Palaeozoic fore-arc system and its heterogeneous Mesozoic overprint in north-central Chile (latitudes 31–32°S). Geological Magazine, 149, p. 177-207, doi:10.1017/S0016756811000641.

35. McAtamney, J., Klepeis, K., Mehrtens, C., Thomson, S.N., Betka, P., Rojas, L. and Snyder, S. (2011). Along-strike variability of back arc basin collapse and the initiation of sedimentation in the Magallanes foreland basin, southernmost Andes (53 - 54.5°S). Tectonics, 30, TC5001, doi:10.1029/2010TC002826.

34. Willner, A.P., Gerdes, A., Massonne, H.-J., Schmidt, A., Sudo, M., Thomson, S.N. & Vujovich, G. (2011). The geodynamics of accretion of a microplate ("Chilenia") in Devonian times deduced by the pressure-temperature-time evolution within part of a collisional belt (Guarguaráz Complex, W. Argentina). Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 162, p. 303-327, doi: 10.1007/s00410-010-0598-8.

33. Ring, U., Glodny, J., Will, T.M. & Thomson, S.N. (2011). Normal faulting on Sifnos Island and the South Cycladic Detachment System, Aegean Sea, Greece. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 168, p. 751-768. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492010-064.

32. Cox, S.E., Thomson, S.N., Reiners, P.W., Hemming, S.R. & Van de Flierdt, T. (2010). Extremely low long-term erosion rates around the Gamburtsev Mountains in interior East Antarctica. Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L22307, doi:10.1029/2010GL045106.

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31. Thomson, S.N., Brandon, M.T., Reiners, P.W., Tomkin, J.H., Vásquez, C. & Wilson, N.J. (2010). Glaciation as a destructive and constructive control on mountain building. Nature, 467, p. 313-317, doi: 10.1038/nature09365.

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30. Klepeis, K.A., Betka, P.M., Clarke, G., Fanning, C.M., Hervé, F., Rojas, L., Mpodozis, C., & Thomson, S.N. (2010). Ophiolite obduction and continental underthrusting during Cretaceous closure of the Rocas Verdes basin, Cordillera Darwin, Patagonian Andes. Tectonics, 29, TC3014, doi:10.1029/2009TC002610.

29. Hervé, F., Fanning, C.M., Pankhurst, R.J., Mpodozis, C., Klepeis, K.A., Calderón, M. & Thomson, S.N. (2010). Detrital zircon SHRIMP U-Pb age study of the Cordillera Darwin Metamorphic Complex: sedimentary sources and implications for the evolution of the Pacific margin of Gondwana. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 167, p. 555-568, doi: 10.1144/0016-76492009-124.

28. Thomson, S.N., Brandon, M.T., Reiners, P.W., Zattin, M., Isaacson, P.J. & Balestrieri, M.L. (2010). Thermochronologic evidence for orogen-parallel variability in wedge kinematics during extending convergent orogenesis of the northern Apennines, Italy. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, 122, p. 1160-1179, doi: 10.1130/B26573.1

27. Guenthner, W.R., Barbeau, D.L., Reiners, P.W. & Thomson, S.N. (2010). Slab-window migration and terrane accretion preserved by low-temperature thermochronology of a magmatic arc, northern Antarctic Peninsula. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11, Q03001, doi:10.1029/2009GC002765.

26. Ring, U., Glodny, J., Will., T. & Thomson, S.N. (2010). The retreating Hellenic subduction system: High-pressure metamorphism, exhumation, normal faulting and large-scale extension. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, 38, p. 45-76.

25. Brichau, S., Thomson, S.N. & Ring, U. (2010). Thermochronometric constraints on the Serifos detachment evolution, Aegean Sea, Greece. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 99, p. 379-393 (doi: 10.1007/s00531-008-0386-0).

24. Seward, D., Vanderhaeghe, O., Siebenaller, L., Thomson, S. N., Hibsch, C., Zingg, A., Holzner, P., Ring, U. & Duchéne, S. (2009). Cenozoic tectonic evolution of Naxos Island through a multi-faceted approach of fission-track analysis. In: Ring, U. & Wernicke, B. (eds). Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheology and Heat Budget. Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 321, p. 179-196.

23. Ring, U., Thomson, S.N. & Rosenbaum, G. (2009). Timing of the Amorgos detachment system and implications for detachment faulting in the southern Aegean Sea, Greece. In: Ring, U. & Wernicke, B. (eds). Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheology and Heat Budget. Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 321, p. 169-178.

22. Thomson, S.N., Brichau, S., Ring, U., Glodny, J. & Will, T. (2009). Timing and nature of formation of the Ios metamorphic core complex, southern Cyclades, Greece. In: Ring, U. & Wernicke, B. (eds). Extending a Continent: Architecture, Rheology and Heat Budget. Geological Society, London, Special Publication, 321, p. 139-167.

21. Reiners, P.W., Thomson, S.N., McPhillips, D., Donelick, R.A. & Roering, J.J. (2007). Wildfire thermochronology and the fate and transport of apatite in soil, colluvium, and fluvial environments. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface 112, F04001, doi:10.1029/2007JF000759.

20. Ring, U., Glodny, J., Will, T. & Thomson, S.N. (2007). An Oligocene extrusion wedge of blueschist-facies nappes on Evia, Aegean Sea, Greece: implications for the early exhumation of high-pressure rocks, Journal of the Geological Society, London, 151, p. 637-652.

19. Ring, U., Will, T., Glodny, J., Kumerics, C., Gessner, K., Thomson, S.N., Güngör, T., Monié, P., Okrusch, M. & Drüppel, K. (2007). Early exhumation of high-pressure rocks in extrusion wedges: Cycladic blueschist unit in the eastern Aegean, Greece and Turkey. Tectonics, 26, TC2001, doi: 10.1029/2005TC001872.

18. Thomson, S.N. & Ring U. (2006). Thermochronologic evaluation of post-collision extension in the Anatolide Orogen, western Turkey. Tectonics, 25, TC3005, doi: 10.1029/2005TC001833.

17. Adriasola, A., Thomson, S.N., Brix, M.R. & Stöckhert, B. (2006). Postmagmatic Cooling and Late Cenozoic Denudation of the North Patagonian Batholith in the Los Lagos Region of Chile, 41°-42°15’S. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 95, p. 504-528, (doi: 10.1007/s00531-005-0027-9).

16. Willner, A.P., Thomson, S.N., Kröner, A., Wartho, J.A., Wijbrans, J. & Hervé, F. (2005). Time markers for the evolution and exhumation history of an Upper Paleozoic paired metamorphic belt in central Chile (34°-35°30’S). Journal of Petrology, 46, p. 1835-1858.

15. Willner, A.P., Hervé, F., Thomson, S.N. & Massonne, H.-J. (2003). Converging PT-paths of different HP-LT metamorphic units within a Mesozoic accretionary belt (Diego de Almagro Island, Southern Chile, 51°30'S): Evidence for juxtaposition during late shortening of an active continental margin. Mineralogy and Petrology, 81, p. 43-84.

14. Ring, U., Thomson, S.N. & Bröcker, M. (2003). Fast extension but little exhumation: the Vari detachment in the Cyclades, Greece. Geological Magazine, 140, p. 245-252.

13. Thomson, S.N. & Hervé, F. (2002). New time constraints for metamorphism at the ancestral Pacific Gondwana margin of southern Chile (42°S-52°S). Revista Geológica de Chile, 29, p. 255-271.

12. Thomson, S.N. (2002). Late Cenozoic geomorphic and tectonic evolution of the Patagonian Andes between latitudes 42°S and 46°S: an appraisal based on fission-track results from the transpressional intra-arc Liquiñe-Ofqui fault zone. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, 114, p. 1159-1173.

11. Brix, M.R., Stöckhert, B., Seidel, E., Theye, T., Thomson, S.N. & Küster, M. (2002). Thermobarometric data from a fossil partial annealing zone in high-pressure - low temperature rocks of eastern and central Crete, Greece. Tectonophysics, 349, p. 309-326.

10. Thomson, S.N., Hervé, F. & Stöckhert, B. (2001). The Mesozoic-Cenozoic denudation history of the southern Chilean Andes and its correlation to different subduction processes. Tectonics, 20 (No. 5), p. 693-711.

9. Maresch, W.V., Stöckhert, B., Baumann, A., Kaiser, C., Kluge, R., Krückhans-Lueder, G., Brix, M.R. & Thomson, S.N. (2000). Crustal history and plate tectonic development in the southern Caribbean. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Geologie, Sonderheft SH1, p.283-290. click to download pdf

8. Thomson, S.N. & Zeh, A. (2000). Fission-track thermochronology of the Ruhla Crystalline Complex : new constraints on the post-Variscan thermal evolution of the NW Bohemian Massif. Tectonophysics, 324, p. 17-35.

7. Thomson, S.N., Stöckhert, B. & Brix, M.R. (1999). Miocene high-pressure metamorphic rocks of Crete, Greece: rapid exhumation by buoyant escape. In: Ring, U., Lister, G., Willet, S. & Brandon, M. (eds). Exhumation Processes: Normal Faulting, Ductile Flow, and Erosion, Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, 154, p. 87-107.

6. Mazzoli, S. / Thomson, S.N. (1998). Assessing the nature of tectonic contacts using fission-track thermochronology : an example from the Calabrian Arc, southern Italy (Thomson 1998) - Discussion and Reply. Terra Nova, 10, p. 343-346.

5. Thomson, S.N. (1998). Assessing the nature of tectonic contacts using fission-track thermochronology : an example from the Calabrian Arc, southern Italy. Terra Nova, 10, p. 32-36.

4. Thomson, S.N., Stöckhert, B. & Brix, M.R. (1998). Thermochronology of the high-pressure metamorphic rocks of Crete, Greece: Implications for the speed of tectonic processes. Geology, 26, p. 259-262.

3. Thomson, S.N., Stöckhert, B., Rauche, H. & Brix, M.R. (1998). Apatite fission-track thermochronology of the uppermost tectonic unit of Crete, Implications for the post-Eocene tectonic evolution of the Hellenic Subduction System. In: Advances in Fission-Track Geochronology, Van den haute, P. & De Corte, F. (eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, p. 187-205. click to download pdf

2. Thomson, S.N. (1994). Fission track analysis of the crystalline basement rocks of the Calabrian Arc, southern Italy: evidence of Oligo-Miocene late-orogenic extension and erosion. Tectonophysics, 238, p. 331-352.

1. Thomson, S.N. (1994). Fission-track analysis and provenance studies in Calabrian Arc sedimentary rocks, southern Italy. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 151, p. 463-471.

Thomson, S.N. (1992). Thermotectonics of the Calabrian Arc, southern Italy: constraints from fission track analysis. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, University of London. 271pp.

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