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

Crusius J., T.F. Pedersen, S. Kienast, L. Keigwin, L. Labeyrie

Crusius J., T.F. Pedersen, S. Kienast, L. Keigwin, L. Labeyrie 2004. The influence of NW Pacific productivity on North Pacific intermediate-water oxygen concentrations during the Bölling/Alleröd period (14.7-12.9 ka BP). Geology 32, 633-637; doi:  10.1130/G20508.1.


Doucet S., Weis D., Scoates J.S., Debaille V. and Giret A. 2004. Geochemical and Hf-Pb-Sr-Nd isotopic constraints on the origin of the Amsterdam-St. Paul plume and the relatively high 206Pb/204Pb component in Amsterdam-St. Paul hotspot basalts. Earth Planetary Science Letters, 218, 179-195.


Fagel N., Humblet M., Brasseur R., Weis D. and Stevenson R. 2004. Nd and Pb isotope signatures of the clay-size fraction of Labrador Sea sediments during the Holocene: Implications for the inception of modern deep circulation pattern, Paleoceanography, 19, PA3002, doi:10.1029/2003PA000993.


Francois, R. 2004. Cool Stratification. News & Views. Nature 428, 31-32.


Francois, R., M. Frank, M. M.Rutgers van der Loeff, and M. P. Bacon 2004. 230Th-normalization: an essential tool for interpreting sedimentary fluxes during the late Quaternary Paleoceanography 19 (1) PA1018, doi 10.1029/2003PA000939.


Franssens M., Flament P., Deboudt K., Weis D. and Perdrix E. 2004. Evidencing lead deposition at the urban scale using “short-lived” isotopic signatures of the source term (Pb-Zn refinery). Atmospheric Environment, 38 (30), 5157-5168.


Galbraith, E., M. Kienast, T.F. Pedersen and S.E. Calvert 2004. Glacial-interglacial modulation of the marine nitrogen cycle by O2 supply to intermediate waters.  Paleoceanography 19, PA4007,  doi:10.1029/2003PA001000.


Goolaerts A., Mattielli N., de Jong J., Weis D. and Scoates J.S. 2004. Hf and Lu isotopic geochemistry of zircon by multiple collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Chemical Geology, 206, 1-2 pp 1-9.


Hendy, I.L, T.F. Pedersen, J.P. Kennett and R. Tada 2004. Intermittent existence of a southern Californian upwelling cell during submillenial climate change of the last 60 kyr. Paleoceanography19, PA3007, doi:10.1029/2003PA000965.


Ingle S., Scoates, J. S., Weis D., Brügmann G. and Kent R.W. 2004. Origin of Cretaceous continental basalts in southwestern Australia and eastern Indian: insights from Os and Hf isotopes. Chemical Geology, 209, 83-106.


Ivanochko, T.S. and T.F. Pedersen 2004. Determining the influences of late Quaternary ventilation and productivity variations on  Santa Barbara Basin sedimentary oxygenation: A multi-proxy approach. Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 467-480.


Kienast, S., I. Hendy, J. Crusius, T.F. Pedersen, and S.E. Calvert 2004. Export production in the Subarctic North Pacific over the last 800 kyrs: No evidence for iron fertilization? Jour. Oceanography 60, 189-203.


Loubere, P., F. Mekik, R. Francois, D. Archer and S. Pichat 2004. Lower Biogenic Fluxes in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific at the Last Glacial Maximum: reconstruction of calcite paleo-fluxes Paleoceanography 19, PA2018, doi:10.1029/2003PA000986.


Marshall D. and Anglin C.D. 2004. Clathrate destabilzation: A new mode of formation for Molar Tooth Structures. Precambrian Research. v. 129, p. 325-341.


Martin, A.J. and T.F. Pedersen 2004. Alteration to lake trophic status as a means to control arsenic mobility in a mine-polluted lake. Water Research 38, 4415–4423.


McKay, J., T.F. Pedersen and S. Kienast 2004. Organic carbon accumulation over the last 16 kyr off Vancouver Island, Canada: evidence for increased marine productivity during the deglacial. Quaternary Science Reviews  23, 261-281, doi: 10:1016/j.quasicrev.2003.07.004.


McManus, J. F., R. Francois, J. Gherardi, L. D. Keigwin, and S. Brown-Leger 2004. Collapse and rapid resumption of Atlantic meridional circulation linked to deglacial climate changes. Nature 428, 834-837.


Mihalynuk M.G., P. Erdmer, E.D. Ghent, F. Cordey, D.A. Archibald, R.M. Friedman and G.G. Johannson 2004. Subduction to exhumation in < 2.5 m.y.? Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 116, No. 7, pp. 910-922.


Nelson, J. and Friedman, R. M. 2004. Superimposed Quesnel (late Paleozoic-Jurassic) and Yukon-Tanana (Devonian-Mississippian) arc assemblages, Cassiar Mountains , northern British Columbia : Field, U-Pb and igneous petrochemical evidence: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 41, No. 10, p. 1201-1235.


Pichat, S., K. W. Sims, R. Francois, J. F. McManus, S. Brown Leger, and F. Albarede 2004. Lower Biological Productivity During Glacial Periods in the Equatorial Pacific as derived from (231Pa/230Th)xs,0 Measurements in Deep-sea Sediments. Paleoceanography 19, PA4023, doi:10.1029/2003PA000994.


Piercey, SJ, Murphy, DC, Mortensen, JK and Creaser, RA. 2004. Mid-Paleozoic initiation of the northern Cordilleran marginal backarc basin: Geologic, geochemical, and neodymium isotope evidence from the oldest mafic magmatic rocks in the Yukon-Tanana terrane, Finlayson Lake district, southeast Yukon, Canada. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 116, pp. 1087–1106.


Pigage L.C. and Mortensen J.K. 2004. Superimposed Neoproterozoic and Early Tertiary alkaline magmatism in the La Biche River area, southeast Yukon Territory; Bulletin of the Canadian Society of Petroleum Geology v. 52; pp. 325-342.


Schwab, D.L., Thorkelson, D.J., Mortensen, J.K., Creaser, R.A., and Abbott, G.J. 2004. The Bear River dikes (1265-1269 Ma): Westward continuation of the Mackenzie dyke swarm into Yukon, Canada; Precambrian Research, v. 133, pp. 175-186.


Tejada M.L.G., Mahoney J. J., Castillo P. R., Ingle S. P., Sheth H. C. and Weis D. 2004. Pin-pricking the elephant (ODP Leg 192): Pb-Sr-Hf-Nd isotopic evidence for the origin of the Ontong Java Plateau. Geol. Soc. of London volume on the Ontong Java Plateau, 24, 133-150.

Wilson, S.A., Dipple, G.M., Anderson, R.G. and Raudsepp, M. (2004)

Wilson, S.A., Dipple, G.M., Anderson, R.G. and Raudsepp, M. (2004) Characterization of Clinton Creek, YT chrysotile mine residues and an assessment of their potential for sequestering carbon dioxide. Interim progress report submitted to the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Yukon Territory, 12 pages.

Breitsprecher, K., and Mortensen, J.K.,

Breitsprecher, K., and Mortensen, J.K., 2004. YukonAge 2004 – a database of isotopic age determinations for rock units from Yukon Territory;Yukon Geological Survey, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Government of Yukon, CD-ROM [released: July 2004 download:


Breitsprecher, K. and Mortensen, J.K.,  2004a. BCAge 2004A
– a database of isotopic age determinations for rock units from British Columbia; British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, Geological Survey, Open File 2004-3, 7763 records, 9.1 Mb.  [released: Oct 2004 download:].


Greene A.R., Scoates J.S., Weis D. and Israel S. 2005. Flood basalts of the Wrangellia Terrane, southwest Yukon: implications for the formation of oceanic plateaus, continental crust and Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization. Yukon Exploration and Geology 2004, p. 109-120.


Hansen L.D., Anderson, R.G., Dipple, G.M. and Nakano, K. 2004. Geologic setting of carbonate altered serpentinite (listwanite) at Atlin, British Columbia: implications for CO2 sequestration and gold mineralization; In Current Research, Geological Survey of Canada (GSC) Paper 2004-A5, available at:


Tafti, R., and Mortensen, J.K., 2004. Early Jurassic porphyry(?) copper (-gold) deposits at Minto and Williams Creek, Carmacks Copper Belt, western Yukon. In: Yukon Exploration and Geology 2003. Exploration and Geological Services Division, Yukon Region, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, p. 289-303.

Neufeld, Heather, December 17, 2004. The Tsa da Glisza (Regal Ridge)

Neufeld, Heather, December 17, 2004. The Tsa da Glisza (Regal Ridge) Emerald Occurrence, Southeastern Yukon Territory, Canada: Descriptive, Genetic, and Exploration Models. M.Sc. Supervisors: L. Groat and J. Mortensen.


Ross, Daniel, December 15, 2004. Sedimentology, Geochemistry and Gas Shale Potential of the Early Jurassic Nordegg Member, Northeastern British Columbia. M.Sc., Supervisor: R.M. Bustin.


Wagner, Karin, October 18, 2004. Characterization of the Geochemistry of Discharge Waters, Pore Waters, Primary and Secondary Minerals of an Experimental Waste Rock Pile, Cluff Lake Mine, Saskatchewan, Canada. M.Sc., Supervisor: R. Beckie


Mackin, Jonathan, October 8, 2004. The adsorption protection theory : an examination of two marine environments : the continental slope along southwestern Vancouver, British Columbia and the continental shelf and slope of the Makran area along the coast of Pakistan. M.Sc., Supervisor: R.M. Bustin


Heffernan, R. Scott, June 21, 2004. Temporal, Geochemical, Isotopic and Metallogenic Studies of Mid-cretaceous Magmatism in the Tintina Gold Province, Southeastern Yukon and Southwestern Northwest Territories, Canada. M.Sc. Supervisor: J. Mortensen.


Whittle, Phillip, April 23, 2004. The Biogeochemistry of the Equity Silver Mine Pit Lakes. M.Sc. Supervisor: T. Pederson.


Hanano, Diane, April 2004. Geochemistry of the Baie Charrier basaltic section, Courbet Peninsula, Kerguelen Archipelago: Implications for the composition of the Kerguelen mantle plume. B.Sc., 92 p. Supervisors: D. Weis and J. Scoates.


Williams, Gwen A., 2004. A Preliminary Investigation into isotopic heterogeneity Between Crystal Phases in the Laramie Anorthosite Complex, Wyoming. B.Sc. Supervisors: D. Weis and J. Scoates.


Smithson, David, March 19, 2004. Late Eocene Tectono-magmatic Evolution and Genesis of Reduced Porphyry Copper-Gold Mineralization at the North Fork Deposit, West Central Cascade Range Washintgon, USA. M.Sc. Supervisor: S. Rowins.