Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences,
The University of British Columbia

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Annell, H., Scoates, J.S., Weis, D., and Giret, A.

Annell, H., Scoates, J.S., Weis, D., and Giret, A. 2007. Petrology of flood basalts at the tholeiitic-alkalic transition and phenocryst compositions, Mt. Marion Dufresne, Kerguelen Archipelago, Southern Indian Ocean. Canadian Mineralogist, v. 45, p. 809-835, doi:10.2113/gscanmin.45.4.809.


Charchaflie, D., Tosdal, R.M., and Mortensen, J.K. 2007. Geological framework of the Veladero high-sulfidation epithermal deposit area, Cordillera Frontal, Argentina : Economic Geology, v. 102, pp. 171-192.


Choël, M., Deboudt, K., Flament, P., Aimoz, L. and Meriaux, X. 2007. Single-particle analysis of atmospheric aerosols at Cape Gris-Nez, English Channel: Influence of steel works on iron apportionment. Atmospheric Environment, 41: 2820-2830.


DePaolo, D. J. and Weis D. 2007. Hotspot Volcanoes and Large Igneous Provinces, in Continental Scientific Drilling: A Decade of Progress, and Challenges for the Future, Editors: U. Harms, C. Koeberl & M.D. Zoback, Springer, p. 259-288.


Dilworth, K., Mortensen, J.K., Ebert, S. Tosdal, R.M., Smith, M.T. and Roberts, P. 2007. Cretaceous reduced granitoids in the Goodpaster Mining District, east-central Alaska, Canadian Journal of Earth Science, v. 44, pp. 1347-1373.


Escuder-Viruete J., Pérez-Estaún A., Contreras F., Joubert M., Weis D., Ullrich T.D., Spadea P. 2007. Plume mantle source heterogeneitiy through time: insights from the Duarte complex, Hispaniola, Northeastern Caribbean. Jour. Geoph. Res., 112, B04203.


de Jong, J., Schoemann V., Jean-Louis Tison J.-L., Becquevort S., Masson F., Lannuzel D., Petit J., Chou L., Weis D. and Mattielli N. 2007. Precise measurement of Fe isotopes in marine samples by multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS). Analytica Chimica Acta, 589: 105–119.


Francois, R. 2007. Paleoflux and paleocirculation from sediment ^230 Th and ^231 Pa/^230 Th. In “Proxies in Late Cenozoic Paleoceanography” Editors: C. Hillaire-Marcel & A. de Vernal; Elsevier; pp.681-716.


Galbraith, E. D., S. L. Jaccard, T. F. Pedersen, D. M. Sigman, G. H., Haug, M. Cook, J. Southon and R. Francois 2007. Dissipation of poorly-ventilated North Pacific abyssal waters at the deglacial mid-point. Nature, 449, 890-893.


Gunning, M.H., Fedorowski, J., Orchard, M.J., Bamber, E.W., Friedman, R., Rui, L., Anderson, R.G., Mamet, B.L., Mortensen, J.K. 2007. The Mid-Carboniferous Arctic Lake Formation, northwestern Stikine Terrane, British Columbia, Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, vol.55, no.1, pp.21-50.


Kienast, S. S., M. Kienast, R. Francois, A. Mix, and S.E. Calvert 2007. Vertical particle flux and sediment focusing in the Panama Basin region during last 30 kyrs. Paleoceanography, 22, PA2213, doi:10.1029/2006PA001357.


Marchal, O., R. Francois, J. Scholten 2007. Influence of ^230 Th measurements on the estimation of the abyssal circulation. Deep-Sea Research I, 54(4), 557-585.


Marske J.P., Pietruszka A.J., Weis D., Garcia M., Rhodes M. 2007. Rapid passage of a small-scale mantle heterogeneity through the melting regions of Kilauea and Mauna Loa Volcanoes. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 259, 34-50.


Mekik, F., R. Francois and M. Soon 2007. Mg/Ca in surface and thermocline-dwelling planktonic foraminifers: Relative contributions from calcification temperature and post-depositional calcite dissolution. Paleoceanography, 22, PA3217, doi:10.1029/2007PA001504.


Morford, J. L., W. Martin, L. Kalnejais, R. Francois, M. Bothner, I.-M. Karle 2007. Insights on geochemical cycling of U, Re and Mo from seasonal sampling in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71, 895 – 917.


Preciado H.F., Li L.Y., and Weis D. 2007. Investigation of past and present multi-metal input along two highways of British Columbia, using lead isotopic signatures. Jour. Water, Air & Soil Pollution, doi 10.1007/s11270-007-9402-4.


Tucker, D., Hildreth, W., Ullrich, T. and Friedman, R.M. 2007. Geology and complex collapse mechanisms of the 3.72 Ma Hannegan Caldera, north Cascades, Washington , USA : Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 119, pp. 329-342.


Richaud, M., P. Loubere, S. Pichat, and R. Francois 2007. Changes in opal flux and the rain ratio during the last 50,000 years in the equatorial Pacific. Deep-Sea Res. II, 54, 762–771.


Steinberg, E., C. Jeandel, B. Gasser, B., J.-C. Miquel, M. Souhaut, R. Arraes-Mercoff, R. Francois 2007. Particulate barium fluxes and export production in the northwestern Mediterranean. Marine Chemistry, 105, 281-295.


van Beek, P., R. François, M. Conte M., J.-L. Reyss , M. Souhaut, and M. Charette 2007. 228Ra/226Ra and 226Ra/Ba ratios in seawater and particles at the OFP site in the western Sargasso Sea near Bermuda. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 71, 71 – 86.


Weis, D., B. Kieffer, D. Hanano, I. Nobre Silva, J. Barling, W. Pretorius, C. Maerschalk, and N. Mattielli 2007. Hf isotope compositions of U.S. Geological Survey reference materials, Geochem Geophys. Geosyst., 8, Q06006, doi:10.1029/2006GC001473.


Xu, G., F.A. Frey, D. Weis, J. Scoates, A. Giret 2007. Flood basalts from Mt. Capitole in the central Kerguelen Archipelago: Insights into the growth of the archipelago and source components contributing to plume-related magmatism, Geochem Geophys. Geosyst., 8, Q06007, doi:10.1029/2007GC001608.