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Ronemus, C.B., Orme, D.A., Guenthner, W.R., Cox, S.E., and Kussmaul, C., in review, Orogens of Big Sky Country: Reconstructing the deep-time tectonothermal history of the Beartooth Mountains, Montana and Wyoming, USA, Tectonics

McDannell, K.T., Keller, C.B., Guenthner, W.R., Zeitler, P.K., and Shuster, D.L., in review, Thermochronologic constraints on the origin of the Great Unconformity, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Huff, D.E., Holley, E., and Guenthner, W.R., in review, The igneous history of the northern Battle Mountain district, Nevada and implications for the formation of sedimentary rock-hosted Au deposits, Economic Geology

Tian, Y., Wu, L., Kohn, B.P., Tang, Y., Liu, Y., Shen, X., Vermeesch, P., and Guenthner, W.R., in review, Exploiting thermochronometric age dispersion: the effect of radiation damage-induced intragranular microcracks, an example from the Qiman Tagh, northern Tibetan Plateau, GCA

2021

*Dendy, S.N., Guenthner, W.R., Grimley, D.A., Conroy, J.L., and Counts, R.C., 2021, Detrital zircon geochronology and provenance of Pleistocene loess and contributing glacial sources, Midcontinental USA, Quaternary Science Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.107201

*Thurston, O.G, Guenthner, W.R., Karlstrom, K.E., Ricketts, J.W., Heizler, M.T., and Timmons, J.M., 2021, Zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology of Grand Canyon resolves 1250 Ma unroofing at the Great Unconformity and <20 Ma canyon carving, Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G48699.1

*Kaempfer, J.M., Guenthner, W.R., and Pearson, D.M., 2021, Proterozoic to Phanerozoic tectonism in southwestern Montana basement ranges constrained by low temperature thermochronometric data, Tectonics, v. 40 (11), https://doi.org/10.1029/2021TC006744

Thigpen, J.R., Brown, S.J., Helfrich, A.L., Hoar, R., McGlue, M.M., Woolery, E.W., Guenthner, W.R., Swallom, M.L., Dixon, S., and Gallen, S., 2021, Collapse of the northern paleo-Teton Range along the Yellowstone hotspot track, Lithosphere, https://doi.org/10.2113/2021/1052819

Moser, A.C., Ault, A.K., Stearns, M.A., Evans, J.P., and Guenthner, W.R., 2021, Zircon (U-Th)/He radiation damage-He diffusivity patterns record late Oligocene-early Miocene detachment faulting in crystalline basement, Mecca Hills, CA, USA, Tectonics, v. 40 (9), https://doi.org/10.1029/2021TC006809

Colleps, C.L., McKenzie, N.R., Guenthner, W.R., Sharma, M., Gibson, T.M., and Stockli, D.F., 2021Apatite (U-Th)/He thermochronometric constraints on the northern extent of the Deccan Large Igenous Province, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 571, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2021.117087

Ricketts, J.W., Roiz, J., Karlstrom, K.E., Heizler, M.T., Guenthner, W.R., and Timmons, J.M., 2021, Tectonic origin of the Great Unconformities of the Rocky Mountain region: the power of combined zircon (U-Th)/He and K-feldspar 40Ar/39Ar thermochronology, Geology, v. 49, p. 1187-1192, https://doi.org/10.1130/G49141.1

Guenthner, W.R., 2021, Implementation of a new radiation damage annealing model for zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, v. 22, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GC008757

2020

Huff, D.E., Holley, E., Guenthner, W.R., and Kaempfer, J.M., 2020, Fe-oxides in jasperoids from two gold districts in Nevada: characterization, geochemistry, and (U-Th)/He dating, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 286, p. 72-102, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2020.07.014

2019

Huber, C., Guenthner, W.R., and Karani, H., 2019, A new correction for He loss applied to (U-Th)/He dating of grains with complex shapes and polymineralic aggregates, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, v. 20, p. 5744-5764, https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GC008475

Conroy, J.L., Karamperidou, C., Grimley, D.A., and Guenthner, W.R., 2019, Surface winds across eastern and midcontinental North America during the Last Glacial Maximum: A new data-model assessment, Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 220, p. 14-29, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.07.003

2018

Ault, A.K., Guenthner, W.R., Moser, A.C., Miller, G.H., and Refsnider, K.A., 2018, Zircon grain selection reveals (de)coupled metamictization, radiation damage, and He diffusivity, Chemical Geology, v. 490, p. 1-12, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.04.023

*DeLucia, M.S., Guenthner, W.R., Marshak, S., Thomson, S.N., and Ault, A.K., 2018, Thermochronology links denudation of the Great Unconformity surface to the supercontinent cycle and snowball Earth, Geology, v. 46, p. 167-170, https://doi.org/10.1130/G39525.1

2017

Nash, T.A., Conroy, J.L., Grimley, D.A., Guenthner, W.R., and Curry, B., 2017, Episodic deposition of Illinois Valley Peoria Silt in association with Lake Michigan Lobe fluctuations during the Last Glacial Maximum, Quaternary Research, https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2017.66

Guenthner, W.R., Reiners, P.W., Drake, H., and Tillberg, M., 2017, Zircon, titanite, and apatite (U-Th)/He ages and age-eU correlations from the Fennoscandian Shield, southern Sweden, Tectonics, v. 36, p. 1254-1274, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017TC004525

2016

Orme, D.A., Guenthner, W.R., Laskowski, A.K., and Reiners, P.W., 2016, Long-term tectonothermal history of Laramide basement from zircon-He age-eU correlations, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 453, p. 119-130, https://doi.org/10/1016/j.epsl.2016.07.046

Guenthner, W.R., Reiners, P.W., and Chowdhury, U., 2016, Isotope dilution analyses of Ca and Zr concentrations of apatite and zircon for (U-Th)/He chronometry, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GC006311

2015

Guenthner, W.R., Reiners, P.W., DeCelles, P.G., and Kendall, J., 2015, Sevier-belt exhumation in central Utah constrained from complex zircon (U-Th)/He datasets: Radiation damage and He inheritance effects on partially reset detrital zircons: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, p. 323-348, https://doi.org/10.1130/B31032.1

2014

Guenthner, W.R., Reiners, P.W., and Tian, Y., 2014, Interpreting date-eU correlations in zircon (U-Th)/He datasets: A case study from the Longmen Shan, China: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 403, p. 328-339, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.06.050

2013

Guenthner, W.R., Reiners, P.W., Ketcham, R.A., Nasdala, L., and Giester, G., 2013, Helium diffusion in natural zircon: Radiation damage, anisotropy, and the interpretation of zircon (U-Th)/He thermochronology: American Journal of Science, v. 313, p. 145-198, https://doi.org/10.2475/03.2013.01

Ketcham, R.A., Guenthner, W.R., and Reiners, P.W., 2013, Geometric analysis of radiation damage connectivity in zircon, and its implications for helium diffusion: American Mineralogist, v. 98, p. 350-360, https://doi.org/10.21318/am.2013.4249

2010

Guenthner, W.R., Barbeau, D.L., Reiners, P.W., and Thomson, S.N., 2010, Slab window migration and terrane accretion preserved by low-temperature thermochronology of a magmatic arc, northern Antarctic Peninsula: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, v.11, https://doi.org/10.1029/2009GC002765