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

Publications

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2020

  • Weis, D., Harrison, L.N., McMillan, R., and Williamson, N.M.B. 2020. Fine-scale structure of Earth’s deep mantle resolved through statistical analysis of Hawaiian basalt geochemistry. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21, e2020GC009292.

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  • Nott, J.A., Milidragovic, D., Nixon, G.T. and Scoates, J.S. 2020. Geology of the Polaris Alaskan-type ultramafic-mafic intrusion, north-central British Columbia. British Columbia Geological Survey, Open File 2020-04.

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  • Harpp, K. and Weis, D. 2020. Insights into the origins and composition of mantle plumes: A comparison of Galápagos and Hawai’i. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21, e2019GC008887.

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  • Smith, K.E., Weis, D., Chauvel, C. and Moulin, S. 2020. Honey Maps the Pb Fallout from the 2019 Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris: A Geochemical Perspective. Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 7, 753-759.

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  • Smith, K.E. and Weis, D. 2020. Evaluating spatiotemporal resolution of trace element concentrations and Pb isotopic compositions of honeybees and hive products as biomonitors for urban metal distribution. GeoHealth, 4, e2020GH000264.

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  • Fourny, A., Scoates, J.S., Weis., D., Amini, M., 2020. Testing for Pb isotopic differences between minerals in the Kiglaplait layered intrusion by LA-ICP-MS. Chemical Geology, 537, 119475.

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  • Smit, M.A., Pogge von Strandmann, P.A.E., 2020. Deep fluid release in warm subduction zones from a breached slab seal. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 534, 116046.

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  • Li, M., Weis, D., Smith, K.E., Shiel, A.E., Smith, W.D., Hunt, B.P.V., Torchinsky, A., Pakhomov, E.A., 2020. Assessing lead sources in fishes of the northeast Pacific Ocean. Anthropocene, 29, 100234.

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  • Harrison, L.N., Weis, D., Garcia, M.O., 2020. The multiple depleted mantle components in the Hawaiian-Emperor chain. Chemical Geology, 532, 119324.

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  • Nott, J., Milidragovic, D., Nixon, G.T., Scoates, J.S., 2020. New geological investigations of the Early Jurassic Polaris ultramafic-mafic Alaskan-type intrusion, north-central British Columbia. In: Geological Fieldwork 2019, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2020-01, pp. 59-76.

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  • Cutts, J.A., Smit, M.A., Vrijmoed, J.C., 2020. Evidence for non-lithostatic pressure in subducted continental crust. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 175, 3​.

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  • Godet, A., Guilmette, C., Labrousse, L., Davis, D.W., Smit, M.A., Cutts, J.A., Vanier, M.-A., Lafrance, I., Charette, B., 2020. Complete metamorphic cycle and long lived anatexis in the ~2.1 Ga Mistinibi Complex, Canada. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, doi: 10.1111/jmg.12521.

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2019

  • Walczak, K., Cuthbert, S.J., Kooijman, E., Majka, J., Smit, M.A. 2019. U-Pb zircon age dating of diamond-bearing gneiss from Fjørtoft reveals repeated burial of the Baltoscandian margin during the Caledonian Orogeny. Geological Magazine, doi: 10.1017/S0016756819000268.

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  • Cutts, J.A., Smit, M.A., Spengler, D., Kooijman, E., van Roermund, H.L.M., 2019. Two billion years of mantle evolution in sync with global tectonic cycles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 528, 115820.

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  • McMillan, R., Amini, M., Weis, D., 2019. Splitting obsidian: Assessing a multiproxy approach for sourcing obsidian artifacts in British Columbia. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 28, 102040.

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  • McMillan, R., Golding, M., 2019. Thermal maturity of carbonaceous material in conodonts and the Color Alteration Index: Independently identifying maximum temperature with Raman spectroscopy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 534, 109290.

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  • Smit, M.A., Scherstén, A., Næraa, T., Emo, R.B., Scherer, E.E., Sprung, P., Bleeker, W., Mezger, K., Maltese, A., Cai, M.Y., Rasbury, E.T., Whitehouse, M., 2019. Formation of Archean continental crust constrained by boron isotopes. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 12, 23-26.

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  • Sim, N., Orians, K.J., 2019. Annual variability of dissolved manganese in Northeast Pacific along Line-P: 2010-2013. Marine Chemistry, 216, 103702.

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  • Colombo, M., Brown, K.A., De Vera, J., Bergquist, B.A., Orians, K.J., 2019. Trace metal geochemistry of remote rivers in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Chemical Geology, 525, 479-491.

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  • Williamson, N.M.B., Weis, D., Scoates, J.S., Pelletier, H., Garcia, M.O., 2019. Tracking the Geochemical Transition Between the KeaDominated Northwest Hawaiian Ridge and the Bilateral LoaKea Trends of the Hawaiian Islands. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 4354-4369.

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  • Giordano, D., ​González-García, D., Russell, J.K., Raneri, S., Bersani, D., Fornasini, L., Di Genova, D., Ferrando, S., Kaliwoda, M., Lottici, P., Smit, M.A., Dingwell, D.B., 2019. A calibrated database of Raman spectra for natural silicate glasses: implications for modelling melt physical properties. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 51, 1822-1838.

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  • Cornélis, J-T., Weis, D., Opfergelt, S., Van Ranst, E., Dumon, M., 2019. Past and current geochemical conditions influence silicon isotope signatures of pedogenic clay minerals at the soil profile scale, Ethiopia. Chemical Geology, 524, 174-183.

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  • Scoates, J.S., Wall, C.J., Weis, D., Friedman, R.M., Amini, M., Meurer, W.P., 2019. ‘The Stillwater Complex: Integrating Zircon Geochronological and Geochemical Constraints on the Age, Emplacement History and Crystallization of a Large, Open-System Layered Intrusion’: A Reply to the Comment by Rais Latypov on Wall et al. (J. Petrology, 59, 153–190, 2018). Journal of Petrology, 60, 1099-1016.

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  • McMillan, R., Snoeck, C., de Winter, N.J., Amini, M., Claeys, P., Weis, D., 2019. Diagenetic Housekeeping: Applying the ‘Perio-spot’ technique and ‘Perios-endos’ profiles to evaluate the effectiveness of chemical pre-treatment methods for old and cremated bone. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 530, 330-344.

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  • Campbell, R.W., Beranek, L.P., Piercey, S.J., Friedman, R. 2019. Early paleozoic post-breakup magmatism along the Cordilleran margin of western North America: new zircon U-Pb age and whole-rock Nd- and Hf-isotope and lithogeochemical results from the Kechika group, Yukon, Canada. Geosphere, DOI: 10.1130/GES02044.

     

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  • Thiessen, E.J., Gibson, H.D., Regis, D., Pehrrson, S.J., Cutts, J.A., Smit, M.A. 2019. High-grade metamorphism flying under the radar of accessory minerals. Geology, DOI: 10.1130/G45979.1

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  • Skierszkan, E.K., Robertson, J.M., Lindsay, M.B.J., Stockwell, J.S., Dockrey, J.W., Das, S., Weis, D., Beckie, R.D., Mayer, K.U. 2019. Tracing molybdenum attenuation in mining environments using molybdenum stable isotopes. Environmental Science and Technology, 53, pages 5678-5686.

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  • Cutts, J.A., Smit, M.A., Kooijman, E., Schmitt, M. 2019. Two-stage cooling and exhumation of deeply subducted continents. Tectonics, DOI: 10.1029/2018TC005292.

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  • Colombo, M., Rogalla, B., Myers, P.G., Allen, S.E., Orians, K.J., 2019. Tracing dissolved lead sources in the Canadian Arctic: Insights from the Canadian GEOTRACES program. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, 3, 1302-1314.

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  • Fourny, A., Weis, D., Scoates, J.S. 2019. Isotopic and Trace Element Geochemistry of the Kiglapait Intrusion, Labrador: Deciphering the Mantle Source, Crustal Contributions and Processes Preserved in Mafic Layered Intrusions. Journal of Petrology, Vol. 60, No. 3, 553–590.

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  • Smith, K.E., Weis, D., Amini, M., Shiel, A.E., Lai, V.W.M, Gordon, K. 2019. Honey as a biomonitor for a changing world. Nature Sustainability, Volume 2, pages 223–232.

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  • Soret, M., Larson, K.P., Cottle, J.M., Smit, M.A., Johnson, A., Shrestha, S., Ali, A., Faisal, S. 2019. Mesozoic to Cenozoic tectono-metamorphic history of the South Pamir – Hindu Kush (Chitral, NW Pakistan): insights from phase equilibria modelling, and garnet – monazite petrochronology. Journal of Metamorphphic Geology 37, 633-666.

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  • Skierszkan, E.K., Mayer, K.U., Weis D., Roberston, J., and Beckie, R.D. 2019. Molybdenum stable isotope fractionation during the precipitation of powellite (CaMoO4) and wulfenite (PbMoO4). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 244, 383-402.

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