Journal Articles

2020 Blackburn, T., Edwards, G., Tulaczyk, S., Scudder, M., Piccione, G., Hallet, B., McLean, N.M., Zachos, J., Cheney, B., Babbe, J., in press. Ice retreat in Wilkes Basin of East Antarctica during a warm interglacial. Nature.
2020 Edwards, G. H., & Blackburn, T. (2020). Accretion of a large LL parent planetesimal from a recently formed chondrule population. Science Advances, 6(16).link
2020 Benites,M., Hein,J.R.,  Mizell, K., Blackburn, T., Jovane, L.,Genesis and Evolution of Ferromanganese Crusts from the Summit of Rio Grande Rise, Southwest Atlantic Ocean. (2020) Minerals, 10(14), 349. link
2019 Blackburn, T., Siman-Tov, S., Stock, G.M., Brodsky, E., Hallet, B. Composition and formation age of the amorphous silica coating glacially polished surfaces. (2020), Geology, 47,
2019 Archer,G.J., Walker,R.J., Tino,J., Blackburn,T., Kruijer,T.S., Hellmann, J.L.,Siderophile element constraints on the thermal history of the H chondrite parent body.(2019),Geochimica et cosmochimica acta 245, 556-576. link
2018 Edwards, G. H., & Blackburn, T. (2018). Detecting the extent of ca. 1.1 Ga Midcontinent Rift plume heating using U-Pb thermochronology of the lower crust. Geology, 46(10),
2018 Blackburn,T., Ferrier,K.L., Perron, J.T., Coupled feedbacks between mountain erosion rate, elevation, crustal temperature, and density. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 498, 377-386. link
2017 Blackburn, T., McLean, N. and Bowring, S. A. (2017), U-Pb Geochronological and Thermochronological Time–Temperature Constraints of 40Ar/39Ar Hornblende Reference Material HB3gr, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research pdf
2017 Lee, J., Blackburn, T., and Johnston, S., Timing of mid-crustal ductile extension in the northern Snake Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada: Evidence from U/Pb zircon ages: Geosphere, v. 13, no. 2, p. 439–459 pdf
2016 Blackburn, T., Alexander, C., Carlson, R.C., Elkins-Tanton, L., The accretion and impact history of the ordinary chondrite parent bodies, Geochmica Cosmocimica Acta, v. 200., p 201-217 pdf
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