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In Preparation or in Review:

Blackburn, T.,  Alexander,C., Carlson, R.C., Elkins-Tanton, L., in review. The accretion and impact history of the ordinary chondrite parent bodies

Blackburn, T., Ferrier, K., Perron, J.T., in prep, Long-term coupling of topography and density in mountain belts

Blackburn, T., McLean, N., Bowring S., Zartmann R., in prep. U-Pb Geochronologic and Thermochronologic time-Temperature constraints for the 40Ar/39Ar Hornblende Standard HB3gr


Contributions to Books

2015 Burgess, S., Blackburn, T., and Bowring, S. A., 2015, High-Precision U-Pb geochronology of Phanerozoic large igneous provinces, in Schmidt, A., Fristad, K. E., and Elkins-Tanton, L., eds., Volcanism and Global Environmental Change: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press

Journal Articles

2013 Blackburn,T., Olsen,P.E., Bowring,S.A., McLean,N.M., Kent,D.V., Puffer,J., McHone,G., Rasbury,T., Et-Touhami,M., (2013) Zircon U-Pb geochronology links the end-Triassic extinction with the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province, Science 340 (6135), 941-945 .pdf
2012 Barnhart, K.R., Mahan, K.H., Blackburn, T., Bowring, S.A., Dudas, F.O., 2012, Deep crustal xenoliths from central Montana: Implications for the timing and mechanisms of high-velocity lower crust formation: Geosphere, v. 8 no. 6, p. 1408-1428
2012 Mahan, K.H., Schulte-Pelkum, V., Blackburn, T., Bowring, S.A., Dudas, F.O., 2012, Seismic structure and lithospheric rheology from deep crustal xenoliths, central Montana, USA: G-cubed, v. 13
2012 Blackburn, T.J., Bowring, S.A., Perron, J.T., Mahan, K.H., Dudas, F.O., and Barnhart, K.R., An Exhumation History of Continents over Billion-Year Time Scales: Science, v. 335, p. 73-76. .pdf
2012 Blackburn, T.J., Bowring, S.A., Schoene B., Mahan K., (2012) Zirconium in rutile speedometry: constraining lower crustal cooling rates and residence temperatures., Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v317-318, p 231-240. .pdf
2011 Blackburn T, Bowring SA, Schoene B, Mahan K, Dudas F  (2011)  U-Pb thermochronology: creating a temporal record of lithosphere thermal evolution. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 162, 479 . .pdf
2011 Hanson RE, Rioux M, Gose WA, Blackburn T, Bowring SA, Mukwakwami J, Jones D (2011) Large-scale, post-1.88 Ga displacement between the Zimbabwe and Kaapvaal cratons along the Limpopo belt: evidence from paleomagnetism and geochronology of intraplate mafic rocks in southern Africa. Geology. V 39 p 487-490
2010 Schoene B, Guex J, Bartolini A, Schaltegger U, Blackburn T (2010) Correlating the end-Triassic mass extinction and flood basalt volcanism at the 100 ka level. Geology 38(5):387-390
2008 Blackburn T, Stockli DF, Carlson RW, Berendsen P (2008) (U-Th)/He dating of kimberlites–A case study from north-eastern Kansas. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 275(1-2):111-120 .pdf
2007 Blackburn T, Stockli D, F., Walker JD (2007) Magnetite (U–Th)/He dating and its application to the geochronology of intermediate to mafic volcanic rocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 259(3-4):360-371 .pdf


Selected Papers in Conference Proceedings

2015 Kinney, S.T., Olsen, P.E., Blackburn, T.J., Hemming, S., Rasbury,T. Jaret, S., (2015) Subsurface Igneous Rocks of Florida and Georgia: Timing and Relationship to the Central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.0
2015 Schoene, R.B., Blackburn, T. Kleller, C.B., (2015) Was Archean crust hot?, Mineralogical Magazine INVITED
2015 Blackburn,T., Alexandar, C., Carlson, R., Elkins-Tanton, L., (2015) The Accretion and Impact Histories of the Ordinary Chondrite Parent Bodies: New Phosphate 207Pb-206Pb dates, and joint thermal, Ni-metal and 207Pb-206Pb modeling
2013 Blackburn, T., Elkins-Tanton, L., Carlson, R., Alexander, C., and Hourigan, J., 2013, Using the U-Pb system’s dual decay scheme towards reconstructing the thermal histories and origins of ordinary chondrites: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 03. INVITED
2013 Blackburn T (2013) Keynote: U-Pb Thermochronology and the Thermal History of Planetary Crusts. Mineralogical Magazine, 77(5) 712 INVITED
2013  J, Amelin Y, Blackburn T & Condon D (2013) EARLYTIME: An Initiative to Evaluate and Improve U-Pb and Pb-Pb Dating of Meteorites. Mineralogical Magazine, 77(5) 909
2013 Flowers, R., Blackburn, T., Kelley, S., and Ault, A., 2013, Evidence for post-100 Ma deposition, erosion and vertical motion of North American interior regions lacking preserved Cretaceous cover: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 02.
2012 Blackburn, T., Bowring S, Perron T, Mahan K & Dudas F (2012) Invited: A Thermal and Erosional History of Cratonic Lithosphere over Billion-Year Time Scales. Mineralogical Magazine, 76(6) 1485 INVITED
2012 Blackburn T, Bowring S, Perron T, Mahan K & Dudas F (2011)A Long-Term Record of Continental Lithosphere Exhumation via U-Pb Thermochronology of the Lower Crust. Mineralogical Magazine, 75(3) 532
2012 Blackburn, T., Olsen, P., Bowring, S., McLean, N., Kent, D., Puffer, J., McHone, G., and Rasbury, T., 2012, High-precision U-Pb zircon geochronological constraints on the end-Triassic mass extinction, the late Triassic astronomical time scale and geochemical evolution of CAMP magmatism: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 11. INVITED
2012 Blackburn, T., Ferrier, K., and Perron, J., 2012a, Sink to survive: the persistence of ancient mountain belts through crustal density changes: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 02.
2011 Blackburn, T., Bowring, S., Perron, T., Mahan, K., and Dudas, F., 2011, Cooling and exhumation of continents at billion-year time scales: AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts, v. 1, p. 0645.
2010 Blackburn, T., Bowring, S., McLean, N., 2010, U-Pb Geochronologic and Thermochronologic time-temperature constrains for the 40Ar/39Ar Hornblende Standard, Hb3gr.Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42, No. 5, p. 658