Papers and Books

 

Thompson, M.D., Ramezani, J., and Crowley, J.L., 2014, U-Pb zircon geochronology of Roxbury Conglomerate, Boston Basin, Massachusetts:  Tectono-stratigraphic implications for Avalonia in and beyond SE New England:  American Journal of Science, v. 314, p. 1009-1040.

Thompson, M.D., Barr, S.M., and Grunow, A.M., 2012, Avalonian perspectives on Neoproterozoic paleogeography:  Evidence from Sm-Nd isotope geochemistry and detrital zircon geochronology in SE New England USA:  Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, p. 517-531. 

Barr, S.M., Mortensen, J.K., Thompson, M.D., Hermes, O.D., and White, C.E., 2011, Early to Middle Devonian granitic and volcanic rocks from the Central Gulf of Maine:  Lithos, v. 126, p. 455-465.

Thompson, M.D., Grunow, A.M., and Ramezani, J., 2010, Cambro-Ordovician paleogeography of the Southeastern New England Avalon Zone: Implications for Gondwana break-up: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 122, p. 76-88.

Thompson, M.D., Ramezani, J., Barr, S.M., and Hermes, O.D., 2010, High precision U-Pb zircon dates for Ediacaran granitoid rocks in SE New England:  revised magmatic chronology and correlation with other Avalonian terranes in Tollo, R.P., Bartholomew, M.J., Hibbard, J.P. and Karabinos, P.M., eds., From Rodinia to Pangea:  the lithotectonic record of the Appalachian region:  Geological Society of America Memoir 206, p. 231-250.

Potter, J., Longstaffe, F.J., Barr, S.M., Thompson, M.D., and White, C.E., 2008, Altering Avalonia:  oxygen isotopes and terrane distinction in the Appalachian peri-Gondwanan realm:  Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 45, p. 815-825.

Thompson, M.D., Grunow, A.G., and Ramezani, J., 2007, Late Neoproterozoic paleogeography of the Southeastern New England Avalon Zone: Insights from U-Pb geochronology and paleomagnetism: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 119, p. 681-696.

Thompson, M.D., and Hermes, O.D., 2003, Early Rifting in the Narragansett Basin, Massachusetts-Rhode Island: Evidence from Late Devonian Bimodal Volcanic Rocks: Journal of Geology, v. 111, p. 597-604.

McLaughlin, K.J., Barr, S.M., Hill, M.D., Thompson, M.D., Ramezani, J., and Reynolds, P.H., 2003, The Moosehorn Plutonic Suite, southeastern Maine and southwestern New Brunswick: age, petrochemistry and tectonic setting: Atlantic Geology, v. 39, p.123-146. 

Thompson, M.D., and Bowring, 2000, S.A., Age of the Squantum "tillite", Boston Basin, Massachusetts: U-Pb zircon constraints on terminal Neoproterozoic glaciation: American Journal of Science, v.300, p. 630-655.

Nance, R.D., and Thompson, M.D., eds., 1996, Avalonian and Related Peri-Gondwanan Terranes of the Circum- North Atlantic: Boulder, CO, Geological Society of America Special Paper 304, 390 p.

Thompson, M.D., Hermes, O.D., Bowring, S.A., Isachsen, C.E., Besancon, J.R., and Kelly, K.L., 1996, Tectonostratigraphic implications of Late Proterozoic U-Pb ages in the Avalon Zone of southeastern New England, in Nance, RD, and Thompson, MD, eds., Avalonian and Related Peri-Gondwanan Terranes of the Circum-North Atlantic: Boulder, CO, Geological Society of America Special Paper 304. p. 179-191.