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Mihai Ducea


University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.

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Nascut(a) in: 1968

Interese: tectonica, petrologie

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Tectonics and petrology. Crustal composition, structure, and magmatism at Cordilleran margins. Tectonic evolution of western North America. Small-scale geochronologic techniques.

Publicații selectate:

* Mihai N Ducea, Juan Otamendi, Kelley M. Stair, George Bergantz, George Gehrels, Timing constraints on building an intermediate plutonic arc crustal section: U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Sierra Valle Fértil–La Huerta, Famatinian arc, Argentina, Tectonics, in press, 2010.

* Balintoni, I., Balica, C., Ducea, M.N., Hann, H.P., Sabliovschi, V, The anatomy of a Gondwanan terrane: The Neoproterozoic-Ordovician basement of the pre-Alpine Sebeş-Lotru composite terrane (South Carpathians, Romania), Gondwana Research, 17, 2010.

* Drew, ST, Ducea, MN, Schonenbohm, L, Mafic volcanism on the Puna Plateau, NW Argentina: Implications for lithospheric composition and evolution with an emphasis on lithospheric foundering, Lithosphere, 1, 2009.

* Manthei, C, Ducea, MN, Patchett, PJ, Girardi, J, Gehrels, GE, Isotopic and Geochemical Evidence for a Recent Transition in Mantle Chemistry Beneath the Western Canadian Cordillera, Journal of Geophysical Research, 115, doi:10.1029/2009JB006562, 2010.

* Wetmore, PH, Ducea, MN, Geochemical evidence of a near-surface history for source rocks of the central Coast Mountains Batholith, British Columbia, International Geology Review, in press, 2009.

* Cecil, MR, Ducea, MN, K-Ca Ages of Authigenic Sediments: Examples From Paleozoic Glauconite And Potassium-Rich Evaporites and Applications to Low Temperature Thermochronometry, International Journal of Earth Sciences, in press, 2009.

* Gehrels, G.E. Rusmore, M.,..., Ducea, M.N., ....., U-Th-Pb geochronology of the Coast Mountains batholith in north-coastal British Columbia: Constraints on age and tectonic evolution, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121, 2009.

* Guleed Ali, Peter Reiners, Mihai N. Ducea, Unroofing history of the Alabama and Poverty Hills basement blocks, Owens Valley, California, from apatite U-Th/He thermochronology, International Geology Review, 51, 2009.

* Balintoni, I., Balica, C., Ducea, M.N., Chen, Fukun, Hann, H.P., S¸abliovschi, V., Late Cambrian-Early Ordovician Gondwanan terranes in the Romanian Carpathians: A zircon U-Pb provenance study, Gondwana Research, 10.1016/, 2009.

* Otamendi, J., Ducea, M.N., Tibaldi, A.M., Berganz, G., Generation of Tonalitic and Dioritic Magmas by Coupled Partial Melting of Gabbroic and Metasedimentary Rocks within the Deep Crust of the Famatinian Magmatic Arc, Argentina, Journal of Petrology, 50, 2009.

* DeCelles, P., Ducea, M.N., Kapp, P., Zandt, G., Cyclicity in Cordilleran Orogenic systems, Nature Geosciences, 2, 2009.

* Calkins, J., Zandt, G., Girardi, J., Dueker, K., Ducea, M.N., and Gehrels, G.E., Characterization of the crust of the Coast Mountains Batholith, British Columbia, from P to S converted seismic waves and petrologic modeling, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 289, 2010.

* Luffi, P., Saleeby, J., Lee, C.T., and Ducea, M.N., Lithospheric mantle duplex beneath the central Mojave Desert, doi:10.1029/2008JB005906, Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, 2009.

* Ducea, M.N., Kidder, S., Saleeby, J.B., and Chesley, J.T., Tectonic Underplating Of Trench Sediments Beneath Magmatic Arcs: The Central California Example, International Geology Review, 51, 2009.

* Valencia, V.A., Ducea, M.N. Talavera-Mendoza,O., Gehrels, G., Ruiz, J., and Shoemaker, S., U-Pb geochronology of granitoids in the north-western boundary of the Xolapa terrane , Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, 26, 2009.

* Barbeau DL, Swanson-Hysell N, Olivero EB, Zahid KM, Gombosi DJ, Murray KE, Gehrels GE, Ducea MN, Kinematic history of the Fuegian Andes as indicated by U-Pb detrital-zircon geochronology and rare earth element geochemistry of the Magallanes foreland basin , Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, 2008.

* Saleeby, J., B., Ducea, M.N., Busby Cathy, J., Nadin Elisabeth, S., and Wetmore, P.H., , Chronology of pluton emplacement and regional deformation in the southern Sierra Nevada Batholith, California, Geological Society of America Special Paper, 438, 2008.

* Blondes, M., S., Reiners Peter, W., Ducea Mihai, N., Singer Brad, S., and Chesley, J, Temporal-compositional trends over short and long time-scales in basalts of the Big Pine volcanic field, California, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 269, 2008.

* McQuarrie, N., Robinson, D., Long, S., Tobgay, T., Grujic, D., Gehrels, G., and Ducea, M. N., Preliminary stratigraphic and structural architecture of Bhutan: Implications for the along strike architecture of the Himalayan system, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 272, 2008.

* Johnston, S., Hacker B., and Ducea, M.N., Exhumation of ultrahigh-pressure rocks beneath the Hornelen segment of Norvegian Caledonides, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119, 2007.

* Ducea, M.N., Barton, M.D., Temporal and spatial isotopic patterns in Cordilleran arcs and tectonic implications, Geology, 35 (11), 2007.

* Ducea, M.N., Kidder, S., and Chesley, J.T., A window into a subduction megathrust, EOS, 88, no 27, 2007.

* Horodyskyj U.N. Lee C.T.A. and Ducea M.N., Similarities between Archean high MgO eclogites and Phanerozoic arc-eclogite cumulates and the role of arcs in Archean continent formation, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 256(3-4), 2007.

* Ducea, M.N., Tectonic vs. magmatic processes and the anatomy of Andean arcs, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, 2006.

* Ducea MN, Gehrels GE, Shoemaker S, Ruiz J, Valencia VA, Geologic evolution of the Xolapa Complex, southern Mexico: Evidence from U-Pb zircon geochronology: Discussion, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 2006.

* Gao Shan, Mihai N. Ducea, Jin Zhenmin, and Jason B. Saleeby, Lower crustal delamination and evolution of continental crust, Geological Journal of China Universities, 4(3), 1998.

* Ducea, M.N., McInnes, B.I.A., and Wyllie, P.J., Sulfur variations in glasses from volcanic rocks: effect of melt composition on sulfur solubility, International Geology Review, 36 (8), 1994.

* Ducea, M.N., and Saleeby, J.B., A case for delamination of the deep batholithic crust beneath the Sierra Nevada, California, International Geology Review, 40 (1), 1998.

* Cecil, M.R., Ducea, M.N., Reiners, P.W., and Chase, C.G., Cenozoic exhumation of the northern Sierra Nevada, from (U-Th)/He thermochronology, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 2006.

* Wagner, L.S., Beck, S., Zandt, G., and Ducea, M.N., Depleted lithosphere, cold trapped asthenosphere, and frozen melt puddles above the flat slab in central Chile and Argentina, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 245, 2006.

* Kidder, S., and Ducea, M.N, High temperatures in the schist of the Sierra de Salinas, California: Heat sources and implications of sediment underplating during shallow subduction initiation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 241, 2006.

* Zeng, L., Ducea, M.N., and Saleeby, J., The formation of leucosome with pronounced negative Ce anomalies from metasediment partial melting;Implications for Ce anomalies in oceanic island arc lavas, Acta Petrologica and Mineralogica, 24 (5), 2005.

* Brady, R.J., Ducea, M.N., Kidder S. and J. Saleeby, The distribution of radiogenic heat production as a function of depth in the Sierra Nevada Batholith, California, Lithos, 86, 2006.

* V. A. Valencia, J. Ruiz, F. Barra, G. Geherls, M. Ducea, S. R. Titley and L. Ochoa-Landin, U-Pb zircon and Re-Os molybdenite geochronology from La Caridad porphyry copper deposit: insights for the duration of magmatism and mineralization in the Nacozari District, Sonora, Mexico, Mineralium Deposita, 40(2), 2005.

* Hacker, B., Luffi, P., Lutkov, P., Minaev, V., Ratschbacher, L., Patino-Douce, A., Ducea, M., McWilliams, M. and J. Metcalf, Near-ultrahigh pressure processing of subducted continental crust: Miocene crustal xenoliths from the Pamirs, Journal of Petrology, 46 (8), 2005.

* Ducea, M.N., Morrison, J., Saleeby, J.B. and Valencia, V.A, Subducted carbonates, metasomatism of mantle wedges and possible connections to diamond formation: An example from California, American Mineralogist, 90, 2005.

* Dickinson, W.R., Ducea, M.N., Rosenberg, L., Greene H.G., Graham, S., Ernst, W.G., Kidder, S. and Weber, G., Tectonic relations and net dextral slip, late Neogene San Gregorio-Hosgri fault zone, coastal California, Geological Society of America Special Paper, 391, 2005.

* D. B. ROOT , B. R. HACKER, P. B. GANS , M. N. DUCEA, E. A. EIDE and J. L. MOSENFELDER, Discrete ultrahigh-pressure domains in the Western Gneiss Region, Norway: implications for formation and exhumation, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 23, 2005.

* Zandt, G., Gilbert, H., Owens, T., Ducea, M.N., Saleeby, J., and Jones, C., Active foundering of a continental arc root beneath the Sierra Nevada, Nature, 431, 2004.

* Zeng, L., Saleeby, J.,, and Ducea, M.N., Non-modal crustal anatexis during the formation of migmatites, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 150 (4), 2005.

* Ducea, M.N., Valencia, V.A., Shoemaker, S., Reiners, P., DeCelles, P., Campa, M., Moran-Zenteno, D., and Ruiz, J., Rates Of Sediment Recycling Beneath The Acapulco Trench: Constraints From (U-Th)/He Thermochronology, Journal of Geophysical Research, 10.1029/2003JB003112, 2004.

* Ganguly J, Cheng W, Ducea M, Time scales of metamorphic processes: Records in diffusion modification of mineral compositions and ages, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67 (18), 2003.

* D.L. Barbeau, M.N. Ducea, G.E. Gehrels, S. Kidder, J.B. Saleeby, The origin of Salinia, California: New evidence from U-Pb detrital-zircon geochronology of basement and cover rocks, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 117 (3), 2005.

* Park, S.K., C.H. Jones, S.D. Ruppert, R.W. Clayton, M.N. Ducea, and B. Wernicke, Project combines seismic and magnetotelluric surveying to address the Sierran Root question, EOS, 76 (30), 1995.

* Wernicke, B., R. Clayton, M. Ducea, C.H. Jones, S. Park, S. Ruppert, J. Saleeby, J.K. Snow, L. Squires, M. Fliedner, G. Jiracek, R. Keller, S. Klemperer, J. Luetgert, P. Malin, K. Miller, W. Mooney, H. Oliver, and R. Phinney, Origin of high mountains in the continents: The southern Sierra Nevada, Science, 271, 1996.

* Ducea, M.N., Gehrels, G.E., Shoemaker, S., Ruiz, J, and Valencia, V.A, Geologic Evolution Of The Xolapa Complex, Southern Mexico; Evidence From U-Pb Zircon Geochronology, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 116, 2004.

* Kidder, S., Ducea, M.N., Gehrels, G., Patchett, P.J., and Vervoort, J., Tectonic and magmatic development of the Salinian Coast Ridge Belt, California, Tectonics, 22, 10.1029/2002TC001409, 2003.

* Ducea, M.N., Ganguly, J., Rosenberg, E., Patchett, P.J., Cheng, W., Isachsen, C., Sm-Nd Dating of Spatially Controlled Domains of Garnet Single Crystals: A new Method of High Temperature Thermochronology, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 213 no 1-2, 2003.

* Saleeby, J, Ducea M.N., and Clemens-Knott, D, Production and loss of high-density batholithic root-southern Sierra Nevada, California, Tectonics, 22, doi:10.1029/2002TC001374, 2003.

* Ducea, M.N., Lutkov, V., Minaev, V.T., Hacker, B., Ratschbacher, L., Luffi, P., Schwab, M., Gehrels, G.E., McWilliams, M., Vervoort, J., Metcalf, J, Building The Pamirs: The View From The Underside, Geology, 31(10), 2003.

* Park, S.K., and Ducea, M.N., Can in situ measurements of mantle electrical conductivity be used to infer properties of partial melts?, Journal of Geophysical Reserach, 108, No B5, 2003.

* Ducea, M.N., Kidder, S., Zandt, G, Arc composition at mid-crustal depths: Insights from the Coast Ridge Belt, Santa Lucia Mountains, California, Geophysical Research Letters, 30, doi: 10.1029, 2003.

* Sen, G., Yang, H-J, and Ducea, M., Anomalous isotopes and trace element zoning in plagioclase peridotite xenoliths of Oahu (Hawaii); Implications for the Hawaiian plume, Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters, 207, 2003.

* Ducea, M.N., House, M.A., Kidder, S., Late Cenozoic denudation, bedrock and surface uplift rates in the Santa Lucia Mounains, California, Geology, 31, 2003.

* Ducea, M.N., Constraints on the bulk composition and root foundering rates of continental arcs, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, B11, 2304, 10.1029/2001JB000643, 2002.

* Ducea, M.N., and Saleeby, J.B., Buoyancy sources for a large unrooted mountain range, the Sierra Nevada, California: Evidence from xenolith thermobarometry, Journal of Geophysical research, 101, 1996.

* Medaris, G., Ducea, M., Ghent, E., and Iancu V., Timing of high-pressure metamorphism in the Getic-Supragetic basement nappes of the South-Carpathian mountains fold-thrust belt, Lithos, 70/3-4, 2003.

* Ducea, M.N., A petrologic investigation at deep-crustal and upper-mantle xenolith from theSierra Nevada, California; constraints on lithospheric composition beneath continental arcs and the origin of Cordilleran batholiths, 1998.

* Ducea, M.N., and Saleeby, J.B., The age and origin of a thick mafic-ultramafic root from beneath the Sierra Nevada batholith, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 133, 1998.

* Ducea, M.N., 1.57-Ga Magmatism in the South Carpathians: Implications for the Pre-Alpine Basement and Evolution of the Mantle under the European Continent: A Discussion, Journal of Geology, 107, 1999.

* Ducea, M.N., and Saleeby, J.B., Silica-rich glass inclusions in ultramafic xenoliths fromthe Sierra Nevada, California, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 156, 1998.

* Ducea, M.N. and Saleeby, J.B., A case of delamination of the deep batholithic crust beneath the Sierra Nevada, California, Ernst, W.G., and Hall, C.A., Integrated Earth and Environmental Evolution of the Southwestern United States, 1998.

* Ducea, M.N., McInnes, B.I.A., and Wyllie P.J., Experimental determination of sulfate solubility in magmas as a function of melt composition, European Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 1999.

* Ducea, M.N., and Park S.K., Enhanced mantle conductivity from sulfide minerals, Geophysical Research Letters, 27, 2000.

* Shoemaker, S., Ducea, M., Reiners, P.W., Garver, J.I., Campa, M.F., Cenozoic plate tectonic history of southwestern Mexico; constraints from low temperature thermochronology, Geotemas, 4, 2002.

* Ducea, M.N., Sen, G., Eiler, J,. and Fimbres, J., Melt depletion and subsequent metasomatism in the shallow mantle beneath Koolau volcano, Oahu (Hawaii), AGU, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2, 2002.

* Ducea M.N., The California Arc: Thick Granitic Batholiths, Eclogitic Residues, Lithospheric-Scale Thrusting, and Magmatic Flare-Ups, GSA, GSA Today, 11, 2001.