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Keller, C. B., Schoene, B., and Samperton, K. M., 2018, A stochastic sampling approach to zircon eruption age interpretation: Geochemical Perspectives Letters, v. 8, p. 31-35. doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.1826 html pdf

visit Brenhin Keller's Github site to find freely available software, written in Julia, for carrying out the Bayesian eruption age interpretations presented in Keller et al;, 2018

Kasbohm, J., and Schoene, B., 2018, Rapid eruption of the Columbia River flood basalt and correlation with the mid-Miocene climate optimum: Science Advances, v. 4, no. 9. html pdf

DesOrmeau, J. W., Gordon, S. M., Little, T. A., Bowring, S. A., Schoene, B., Samperton, K. M., and Kylander-Clark, A. R. C., 2018, Using eclogite retrogression to track the rapid exhumation of the Pliocene Papua New Guinea UHP Terrane: Journal of Petrology, p. egy088-egy088. html

Schaen, A. J., Singer, B. S., Cottle, J. M., Garibaldi, N., Schoene, B., Satkoski, A. M., and Fournelle, J., 2018, Textural and Mineralogical Record of Low Pressure Melt Extraction and Silicic Cumulate Formation in the late Miocene Risco Bayo-Huemul Plutonic Complex, Southern Andes: Journal of Petrology, p. egy087-egy087. html

Nasdala, L., Corfu, F., Schoene, B., Tapster, S. R., Wall, C. J., Schmitz, M. D., Ovtcharova, M., Schaltegger, U., Kennedy, A. K., Kronz, A., Reiners, P. W., Yang, Y.-H., Wu, F.-Y., Gain, S. E. M., Griffin, W. L., Szymanowski, D., Chanmuang N, C., Ende, M., Valley, J. W., Spicuzza, M. J., Wanthanachaisaeng, B., and Giester, G., 2018, GZ7 and GZ8 – two Zircon Reference Materials for SIMS U–Pb Geochronology: Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, doi:10.1111/ggr.12239 html pdf

Ratschbacher, B. C., Keller, C. B., Schoene, B., Paterson, S. R., Anderson, J. L., Okaya, D., Putirka, K., and Lippoldt, R., 2018, A new workflow to assess emplacement duration and melt residence time of compositionally diverse magmas emplaced in a sub-volcanic reservoir: Journal of Petrology, p. egy079-egy079. html pdf

Campion, A., Maloof, A., Schoene, B., Oleynik, S., Sanz‐López, J., Blanco‐Ferrera, S., Merino‐Tomé, O., Ramón Bahamonde, J., and Pedro Fernández, L., 2018, Constraining the Timing and Amplitude of Early Serpukhovian Glacioeustasy With a Continuous Carbonate record in Northern Spain: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. DOI: 10.1029/2017GC007369 html

MacLennan, S., Park, Y., Swanson-Hysell, N., Maloof, A., Schoene, B, Gebreselassie, M., Antilla, E., Tesema, T., Alene, M., Haileab, B., 2018, The arc of the snowball: U-Pb dates constrain the islay anomaly and the initiation of the Sturtian glaciation, Geology 46, no. 6, pp. 539-542.DOI: 10.1130/G40171.1    html pdf

de Wit, M., Furnes, H., MacLennan, S., Doucouré, M., Schoene, B., Weckman, U., Martinez, U., Bowring, S., 2018, Paleoarchean bedrock lithologies across the Makhonjwa Mountains of south African and Swaziland linked to geochemical, magnetic, and tectonic data reveal early plate tectonic genes flanking subduction margins, Geoscience Frontiers 5, no. 3, pp 603-665  pdf

Keller, C.B. and Schoene, B., 2018, Plate tectonics and continental basaltic geochemistry throughout Earth history, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 481, p. 290-304; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.10.031 pdf

Samperton, K.M., Bell, E.A., Barboni, M., Keller, C.B., Schoene, B., 2017, Zircon age–temperature–compositional spectra in plutonic rocks, Geology 45; no. 11; p.983-986pdf

Schaen, A.J., Cottle, J.M., Singer, B.S., Keller, C.B., Garibaldi, N., Schoene, B., 2017, Complementary crystal accumulation and rhyolite melt segregation in a late Miocene Andean pluton, Geology 45, no. 9, p. 835-838; doi: 10.1130/G39167.1  pdf

Schoene, B., and Baxter, E. F., 2017, Petrochronology and TIMS: Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, v. 83, no. 1, p. 231-260. pdf

Keller, C.B., Boehnke, P., Schoene, B., 2017, Temporal variation in relative zircon abundance throughout Earth history, Geochemical Perspectives Letters v3, n2;  doi: 10.7185/geochemlet.1721 open access html

Barboni, M., Boehnke, P., Keller, C. B., Kohl, I., Schoene, B., Young, E.D., and McKeegan, K. D., 2017, Early Formation of the Moon 4.51 billion years ago: Science Advances, v. 3, no. 1, e1602365. html

Deering CD, Keller CB, Schoene B, Bachmann O, Beane R, Ovtcharova M, 2016, Zircon record of the plutonic-volcanic connection and protracted rhyolite melt evolution, Geology 44 no. 4; 267-270. pdf

Guex J, Pilet S, Müntener O, Bartolini A, Spangenberg J, Schoene B, Sell B, Schaltegger U, 2016, Thermal erosion of cratonic lithosphere as a potential trigger for mass extinction, Nature: Scientific Reports; 6:23168, DOI:10.1038/srep23168 pdf

Horstwood SAH, Kosler J, Gehrels G, Jackson SE, McLean NM, Paton C, Pearson NJ, Sircombe K, Sylvester P, Vermeesch P, Bowring JF, Condon DJ, Schoene B, 2016, Community-derived standards for LA-ICP-MS U-Th-Pb geochronology - uncertainty propagation, age interpretation and data reporting,Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 40/3, 311-332. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2016.00379.x html

Husson JM, Schoene B, Bluher S, Maloof AC, 2016, Chemostratigraphic and U-Pb geochronologic constraints on carbon cycling across the Silurian-Devonian boundary, Earth Planet. Sci. Letters 436, 108-120 pdf

Samperton KM, Schoene B, Cottle JM, Keller CB, Crowley JL, Schmitz MD, 2015, Magma emplacement, differentiation and cooling in the middle crust: integrated zircon geochronological-geochemical constraints from the Bergell Intrusion, Central Alps, Chemical Geology 417, 322-340. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.10.024 pdf

Barboni M, Annen C, Schoene B, 2015, Evaluating the construction and evolution of upper crustal magma reservoirs with coupled U/Pb zircon geochronology and thermal modeling: A case study from the Mt. Capanne pluton (Elba, Italy), Earth Planet. Sci. Letters 432, 446-448 pdf

Desormeau J, Gordon SM, Kylander-Clark A, Hacker BR, Bowring SA, Schoene B, Samperton KM, 2015, Insights into (U)HP metamorphism of the Western Gneiss Region, Norway: a high-spatial resolution and high-precision zircon study, Chemical Geology 414, 138-155 pdf

Keller CB, Schoene B, Barboni M, Samperton KM, Husson JM, 2015, The volcanic plutonic connection and the evolution of the continental crust, Nature 523, 301-307  html    pdf

Accompanying news and views by C. Till: html

Gothman AM , Stolarski J, Adkins JF, Schoene B, Dennis KJ, Schrag DP, Mazur M, Bender ML, 2015, Fossil corals as an archive of secular variations in seawater chemistry, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 160, 188-208. pdf

Husson JM , Higgins JA, Maloof AC, Schoene B, 2015, Ca and Mg isotope constraints on the origin of the Earth’s deepest d 13 C excursion, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 160, 243-266. pdf

McLean NM, Condon DC, Schoene B, Bowring SA, 2015, Evaluating uncertainties in the calibration of isotopic reference materials and multi-element isotopic tracers (EARTHTIME tracer calibration part II), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 164, 481-501.  pdf  supplementary material: from publisher or contact authors

Condon DJ, Schoene B, McLean NM, Bowring SA, Parrish RR, 2015, Metrology and traceability of U-Pb isotope dilution geochronology (EARTHTIME tracer calibration part I), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 164, 464-480.  pdf  supplementary material: from publisher or contact authors

Free poster associated with the Mclean et al. and Condon et al. papers showing the traceability of ID-TIMS U-Pb geochronology to SI units:  poster pdf

Schoene B, Samperton KM, Eddy MP, Keller G, Adatte T, Bowring SA, Khadri SFR, Gertsch B, 2015, U-Pb geochronology of the Deccan Traps and relation to the end-Cretaceous mass extinction, Science 347, 182-184 pdf

Husson JM, Maloof AC, Schoene B, Chen CY, Higgins JA, 2015, Stratigraphic expression of Earth's deepest d13C excursion in the Wonoka Formation of South Australia, American Journal of Science 315, 1-45, DOI 10.2475/01.2015.01  pdf

Barboni M and Schoene B, 2014, Short eruption window revealed by absolute crystal growth rates in a granitic magma, Nature Geoscience 7, 524-528, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2185 pdf

Wotzlaw JF, Guex J, Bartolini A, Gallet Y, Krystyn L, McRoberts C, Schoene B, Taylor D, Schaltegger U, 2014, Towards accurate numerical calibration of the late Triassic: High-precision U-Pb geochronology constraints on the maximum duration of the Rhaetian, Geology, doi:10.1130/G35612.1 pdf

Rose CV, Maloof AC, Schoene B, Ewing RC, Linneman U, Hofmann M, Cottle JM, 2013, The end-Cryogenian glaciation fo South Australia, Geoscience Canada, v. 40, http://dx/doi/org/10.12789/geocanj.2013.40.019 pdf

Schoene B, Condon DC, Morgan L, McLean NM, 2013, Precision and accuracy in geochronology, Elements v. 9 n. 1, p. 19-24 pdf

Schoene B, 2013, U-Th-Pb Geochronology, In Holland, H.D. and Turekian, K.K., Treatise on Geochemistry 2nd edition, vol. 4,  p 341-378. Oxford: Elsevier  pdf  figures as .pptx

Barboni M, Schoene B, Ovtcharova M, Bussy F, Schaltegger U, Gerdes A, 2013, Timing of incremental pluton construction and magmatic activity in a back-arc setting revealed by ID-TIMS U/Pb and Hf isotopes on complex zircon grains, Chem. Geol. 340, 76-93; dpi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.12.011 pdf

Schoene B, Schaltegger U, Brack P, Latkoczy C, Stracke A, Günther D, 2012, Rates of magma differentiation and emplacemenet in a ballooning pluton recorded by U-Pb TIMS-TEA, Adamello batholith, Italy.  Earth Planet. Sci. Letters 355-356; p 162-173; pdf

Guex J, Schoene B, Bartolini A, Spangenberg J, Schaltegger U, O'Dogherty L, Taylor D, Bucher H, Atudeorei V., 2012, Geochronological constraints on post-extinction recovery of the ammonoids and carbon cycle perturbations during the Early Jurassic, Paleo^3 346-347; p 1-11; DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.04.030 pdf

Keller CB, Schoene B, 2012, Statistical geochemistry reveals disruption in secular lithosphere evolution ~2.5 Gyr ago, Nature 485, 490-493; doi: 10.1038/nature11024 pdf

Husson JM, Maloof AC, Schoene B, 2012, A syn-depositional age for Earth's deepest d13C anomaly required by isotope conglomerate tests, Terra Nova; doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2012.01067.x pdf

Rose CV, Swanson-Hysell NL, Husson JM, Poppick LN, Cottle JM, Schoene B, Maloof AC, 2012, Constraints on the origin and relative timing of the Trezona d13C anomaly below the end-Cryogenian glaciation, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 319-320, 241-250; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.12.027 pdf

Bartolini A, Guex J, Spangenberg J, Schoene B, Taylor D, Schaltegger U, Atudorei V, 2012, Disentangling the Hettangian carbon isotope record: implications for the aftermath of the end-Triassic mass extinction, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 13; doi:10.1029/2011GC003807 pdf

Blackburn TJ, Shimizu N, Bowring SA, Schoene B, Mahan K, 2012, Zirconium in rutile speedometry: New constraints on lower crustal cooling rates and residence temperatures, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 317-318, 231-240; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.012 pdf

Blackburn TJ, Bowring SA, Schoene B, Mahan K, Dudás FÖ, 2011, U-Pb thermochronology: creating a temporal record of lithosphere thermal evolution, Contrib. Mineral. Petrol., DOI:10.1007/s00410-011-0607-6 pdf

Schoene B, Latkoczy C, Schaltegger U, Günther D., 2010, A new method integrating high-precision U-Pb geochronology with zircon trace element analysis (U-Pb TIMS-TEA), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74; p. 7144-7159, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.09.016  pdf

Flowers RM, Schoene B, 2010, Mesozoic relief development and uplift of the eastern Kaapvaal craton, southern African Plateau from (U-Th)/He thermochronometry, Geology, v. 38; no. 9; p. 827-830; doi: 10.1130/G30980.1 pdf

Bachmann O., Schoene B., Schnyder C., Spikings R., 2010, 40Ar/39Ar and U/Pb dating of young rhyolites in the Kos-Nosyros volcanic complex, Eastern Aegean Arc (Greece): age discordance from excess 40Ar in biotite, Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst., doi:10.1029/2010GC003073 pdf

Schoene B, Guex J, Bartolini A, Schaltegger U, Blackburn T, 2010, Correlating the end-Triassic mass extinction and flood basalt volcanism at the 100,000-year level, Geology 38; p. 387–390; doi: 10.1130/G30683.1 pdf

Schoene B, Bowring S.A., 2010, Rates and mechanisms of Mesoarchean magmatic arc construction, eatern Kaapvaal craton, Swaziland, GSA Bulletin 122, p. 408-429; doi: 10.1130/B26501.1. pdf

Schaltegger U, Brack P, Ovtcharova M, Peytcheva I, Schoene B, Stracke A, Marocchi M, Bargossi G, 2009, 700,000 years of magma accretion, crystallization and initial cooling in a composite pluton recorded by zircon and titanite (Adamello batholith, northern Italy), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 286, pp. 208-218 pdf

Schoene B, Dudäs F.O.L., Bowring S.A., de Wit M.J., 2009, Sm-Nd isotopic mapping of lithospheric growth and stabilization in the eastern Kaapvaal craton, Terra Nova 21, pp. 219-228, doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00877.x pdf

Schoene B, de Wit M. J., Bowring S. A., 2008, Mesoarochean assembly and stabilization of the eastern Kaapvaal craton: A structural-thermochronological perspective: Tectonics 27, TC5010, doi:10.1029/2008TC002267 pdf

Slama J, Kosler J, Condon D.J., Crowley J.L., Gerdes A, Hanchar J.M., Horstwood M.S.A., Morris G.A., Nasdala L, Norberg N, Schaltegger U, Schoene B, Tubrett M.N., Whitehouse M.J., 2008, Plesovice zircon – a new natural reference material for U-Pb and Hf isotopic microanalysis, Chemical Geology 249, pp. 1-35, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.11.005 pdf

Schaltegger U, Guex J, Schoene B, Bartolini A, Ovtcharova M, 2008, Precise U-Pb age constraints for end-Triassic mass extinction, its correlation to volcanism and Hettangian post-extinction recovery, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 267, pp. 266-275, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.11.031 pdf

Crowley J.L., Schoene B, Bowring S.A., 2007, U-Pb dating of zircon in the Bishop Tuff at the millennial scale, Geology 35, pp. 1123-1126, doi: 10.1130/G24017A.1. pdf

Schmitz M.D., Schoene B, 2007, Derivation of isotope ratios, errors and error correlations for U-Pb geochronology using 205Pb-235U-(233U)-spike isotope dilution thermal ionization mass spectrometric data, Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst. 8, Q08006, doi: 10.1029/2006GC001492 pdf

Schoene B, Bowring S.A., 2007, Determining accurate temperature-time paths from U-Pb thermochronology: an example from the SE Kaapvaal Craton, Southern Africa, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71: 165-185. pdf

Bowring S.A., Schoene B, Crowley J.L., Ramezani J, Condon D.J., 2006, High-precision zircon U-Pb geochronology and the stratigraphic record: Progress and promise, in Olszewski (ed.), Geochronology: Emerging Opportunities, Paleontological Society Short Course, v. 12. pdf

Schoene B, Bowring S.A., 2006, A U-Pb age for the 40Ar/39Ar standard MMhb: implications for accurate comparative geochronology and U-Pb thermochronology. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 151 (5): 315-330 pdf

Schoene B, Crowley J.L., Condon D.C., Schmitz M.D., Bowring S.A., 2006, Reassessing the uranium decay constants for geochronology using ID-TIMS U-Pb data. Geochim. et Cosmochim. Acta 70: 426-445 pdf