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1987 …2020

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2020

Provenance of Pennsylvanian-Permian sedimentary rocks associated with the Ancestral Rocky Mountains orogeny in southwestern Laurentia: Implications for continental-scale Laurentian sediment transport systems

Leary, R. J., Umhoefer, P., Smith, M. E., Smith, T. M., Saylor, J. E., Riggs, N., Burr, G., Lodes, E., Foley, D., Licht, A., Mueller, M. A. & Baird, C., Feb 1 2020, In : Lithosphere. 12, 1, p. 88-121 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
2019

Structure and kinematic evolution of the southern sivas fold-thrust belt, sivas basin, central anatolia, turkey

Darin, M. H. & Umhoefer, P. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences. 28, 6, p. 834-859 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Breaching of strike-slip faults and successive flooding of pull-apart basins to form the Gulf of California seaway from ca. 8-6 Ma

Umhoefer, P. J., Darin, M. H., Bennett, S. E. K., Skinner, L. A., Dorsey, R. J. & Oskin, M. E., Aug 1 2018, In : Geology. 46, 8, p. 695-698 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Dynamics of episodic Late Cretaceous-Cenozoic magmatism across Central to Eastern Anatolia: New insights from an extensive geochronology compilation

Schleiffarth, W. K., Darin, M. H., Reid, M. & Umhoefer, P. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Geosphere. 14, 5, p. 1990-2008 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Provenance and paleogeography of the 25-17 Ma Rainbow Gardens Formation: Evidence for tectonic activity at ca. 19 Ma and internal drainage rather than throughgoing paleorivers on the southwestern Colorado Plateau

Lamb, M. A., Beard, L. S., Dragos, M., Hanson, A. D., Hickson, T. A., Sitton, M., Umhoefer, P. J., Karlstrom, K. E., Dunbar, N. & McIntosh, W., Jan 1 2018, In : Geosphere. 14, 4, p. 1592-1617 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rapid Late Eocene Exhumation of the Sivas Basin (Central Anatolia) Driven by Initial Arabia-Eurasia Collision

Darin, M. H., Umhoefer, P. J. & Thomson, S. N., Oct 2018, In : Tectonics. 37, 10, p. 3805-3833 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2017

A three-sided orogen: A new tectonic model for Ancestral Rocky Mountain uplift and basin development

Leary, R. J., Umhoefer, P., Smith, M. E. & Riggs, N., Aug 1 2017, In : Geology. 45, 8, p. 735-738 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Ophiolite gabbro from source to sink: A record of tectonic and surface processes in Central Anatolia

Radwany, M., Whitney, D. L., Brocard, G., Umhoefer, P. J. & Teyssier, C., Jan 1 2017, In : Geosphere. 13, 5, p. 1329-1358 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Sedimentary, volcanic, and structural processes during triple-junction migration: Insights from the Paleogene record in central Washington

Eddy, M. P., Umhoefer, P. J., Miller, R. B., Donaghy, E. E., Gundersen, M. & Senes, F. I., Jan 1 2017, GSA Field Guides. Geological Society of America, p. 143-173 31 p. (GSA Field Guides; vol. 49).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2016

Eocene-Oligocene proto-Cascades topography revealed by clumped (Δ47) and oxygen isotope (δ18O) geochemistry (Chumstick Basin, WA, USA)

Methner, K., Fiebig, J., Wacker, U., Umhoefer, P. J., Chamberlain, C. P. & Mulch, A., Mar 1 2016, In : Tectonics. 35, 3, p. 546-564 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

High-resolution temporal and stratigraphic record of Siletzia's accretion and triple junction migration from nonmarine sedimentary basins in central and western Washington

Eddy, M. P., Bowring, S. A., Umhoefer, P. J., Miller, R. B., McLean, N. M. & Donaghy, E. E., Jan 1 2016, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 128, 3-4, p. 425-441 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Tectono-stratigraphic evolution of the Comondú Group from Bahía de La Paz to Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Drake, W. R., Umhoefer, P. J., Griffiths, A., Vlad, A., Peters, L. & McIntosh, W., Sep 2 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Tectonophysics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2015

Late oligocene-early miocene landscape evolution of the lake mead region during the transition from sevier contraction to Basin and Range extension

Lamb, M., Sue Beard, L., Hickson, T., Umhoefer, P., Dunbar, N., Schleicher, J. & McIntosh, W., Jan 22 2015, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 127, 7-8, p. 899-925 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2014

Late Quaternary faulting history of the Carrizal and related faults, La Paz region, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Umhoefer, P. J., Maloney, S. J., Buchanan, B., Arrowsmith, J. R., Martinez-Gutiérrez, G., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., Harding, A., Kaufman, D. & Rittenour, T., Jan 1 2014, In : Geosphere. 10, 3, p. 476-504 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2013

Geometry and quaternary slip behavior of the San Juan de los Planes and Saltito fault zones, Baja California Sur, Mexico: Characterization of rift-margin normal faults

Coyan, M. M., Arrowsmith, J. R., Umhoefer, P., Coyan, J., Kent, G., Driscoll, N. & Gutíerrez, G. M., Jun 17 2013, In : Geosphere. 9, 3, p. 426-443 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2012

Farallon slab detachment and deformation of the Magdalena Shelf, southern Baja California

Brothers, D., Harding, A., Gonzlez-Fernndez, A., Holbrook, W. S., Kent, G., Driscoll, N., Fletcher, J., Lizarralde, D., Umhoefer, P. & Axen, G., May 1 2012, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 39, 9, L09307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Influence of Sediment Input and Plate-Motion Obliquity on Basin Development Along an Active Oblique-Divergent Plate Boundary: Gulf of California and Salton Trough

Dorsey, R. J. & Umhoefer, P. J., Jan 30 2012, Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins: Recent Advances. John Wiley and Sons, p. 209-225 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

17 Scopus citations

Middle Miocene to early Pliocene oblique extension in the southern Gulf of California

Sutherland, F. H., Kent, G. M., Harding, A. J., Umhoefer, P. J., Driscoll, N. W., Lizarralde, D., Fletcher, J. M., Axen, G. J., Holbrook, W. S., González-Fernández, A. & Lonsdale, P., Aug 17 2012, In : Geosphere. 8, 4, p. 752-770 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2011

Geometry and evolution of rift-margin, normal-fault-bounded basins from gravity and geology, La Paz-Los Cabos region, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Busch, M. M., Ramón Arrowsmith, J., Umhoefer, P. J., Coyan, J. A., Maloney, S. J. & Gutiérrez, G. M., Apr 2011, In : Lithosphere. 3, 2, p. 110-127 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Hydrogeologic implications of a fault scaling relationship in bedrock aquifers

Fry, M. C., Springer, A. E. & Umhoefer, P. J., Nov 1 2011, In : Environmental and Engineering Geoscience. 17, 4, p. 377-389 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations
2010

Dedication

Umhoefer, P. J., Beard, L. S. & Lamb, M. A., Dec 1 2010, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 463, p. v-vii

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Development of Gregg Basin and the southwestern Grand Wash Trough during late-stage faulting in eastern Lake Mead, Arizona

Umhoefer, P. J., Duebendorfer, E. M., Blythe, N., Swaney, Z. A., Beard, L. S. & McIntosh, W. C., Jan 1 2010, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 463, p. 221-241 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

From detachment to transtensional faulting: A model for the Lake Mead extensional domain based on new ages and correlation of subbasins

Umhoefer, P. J., Beard, L. S., Martin, K. L. & Blythe, N., Jan 1 2010, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 463, p. 371-394 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Stratigraphy and age of the Lower Horse Spring Formation in the Longwell Ridges area, southern Nevada: Implications for tectonic interpretations

Lamb, M. A., Martin, K. L., Hickson, T. A., Umhoefer, P. J. & Eaton, L., Jan 1 2010, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 463, p. 171-201 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2008

Seismic structure of the southern Gulf of California from Los Cabos block to the East Pacific Rise

Páramo, P., Holbrook, W. S., Brown, H. E., Lizarralde, D., Fletcher, J., Umhoefer, P., Kent, G., Harding, A., Gonzalez, A. & Axen, G., Mar 4 2008, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 113, 3, B03307.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Yo-yo tectonics of the Niǧde Massif during wrenching in central Anatolia

Whitney, D. L., Umhoefer, P. J., Teyssier, C. & Fayon, A. K., Apr 18 2008, In : Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences. 17, 2, p. 209-217 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2007

40Ar/39Ar and field studies of Quaternary basalts in Grand Canyon and model for carving Grand Canyon: Quantifying the interaction of river incision and normal faulting across the western edge of the Colorado Plateau

Karlstrom, K. E., Crow, R. S., Peters, L., McIntosh, W., Raucci, J., Crossey, L. J., Umhoefer, P. & Dunbar, N., Jan 1 2007, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 119, 11-12, p. 1283-1312 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

65 Scopus citations

Transtensional fault-termination basins: An important basin type illustrated by the Pliocene San Jose Island basin and related basins in the southern Gulf of California, Mexico

Umhoefer, P. J., Schwennicke, T., Del Margo, M. T., Ruiz-geraldo, G., Ingle, J. C. & Mcintosh, W., Jun 1 2007, In : Basin Research. 19, 2, p. 297-322 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Variation in styles of rifting in the Gulf of California

Lizarralde, D., Axen, G. J., Brown, H. E., Fletcher, J. M., González-Fernández, A., Harding, A. J., Holbrook, W. S., Kent, G. M., Paramo, P., Sutherland, F. & Umhoefer, P. J., Jul 26 2007, In : Nature. 448, 7152, p. 466-469 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

177 Scopus citations

Yo-yo tectonics in a wrench zone, Central Anatolian fault zone, Turkey

Umhoefer, P. J., Whitney, D. L., Teyssier, C., Fayon, A. K., Casale, G. & Heizler, M. T., Jan 1 2007, In : Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 434, p. 35-57 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations
2005

Development of Miocene faults and basins in the Lake Mead region: A tribute to Ernie Anderson and a review of new research on basins

Lamb, M., Umhoefer, P. J., Anderson, E., Beard, L. S., Hickson, T. & Martin, K. L., 2005, In : GSA Field Guides. 6, p. 389-418 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2003
34 Scopus citations
2002

Early evolution of an extensional monocline by a propagating normal fault: 3D analysis from combined field study and numerical modeling

Willsey, S. P., Umhoefer, P. J. & Hilley, G. E., Nov 7 2002, In : Journal of Structural Geology. 24, 4, p. 651-669 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Evolution of the margin of the Gulf of California near Loreto, Baja California Peninsula, Mexico

Umhoefer, P. J., Mayer, L. & Dorsey, R. J., Jul 1 2002, In : Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 114, 7, p. 849-868 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations

Late Quaternary spring-fed deposits of the Grand Canyon and their implication for deep lava-dammed lakes

Kaufman, D. S., O'Brien, G., Mead, J. I., Bright, J. & Umhoefer, P., Nov 2002, In : Quaternary Research. 58, 3, p. 329-340 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations
2001

Late Miocene to Pliocene stratigraphic evolution of northeast Carmen Island, Gulf of California: Implications for oblique-rifting tectonics

Dorsey, R. J., Umhoefer, P. J., Ingle, J. C. & Mayer, L., Nov 24 2001, In : Sedimentary Geology. 144, 1-2, p. 97-123 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Stratigraphy and geochronology of the Comondú Group near Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico

Umhoefer, P. J., Dorsey, R. J., Willsey, S., Mayer, L. & Renne, P., Nov 24 2001, In : Sedimentary Geology. 144, 1-2, p. 125-147 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations
2000

New kinematic models for Pacific-North America motion from 3 MA to present, II: Evidence for a "Baja California shear zone"

Dixon, T., Farina, F., DeMets, C., Suarez-Vidal, F., Fletcher, J., Marquez-Azua, B., Miller, M., Sanchez, O. & Umhoefer, P., Dec 1 2000, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 27, 23, p. 3961-3964 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Scopus citations
54 Scopus citations

Where are the missing faults in translated terranes?

Umhoefer, P. J., Dec 1 2000, In : Tectonophysics. 326, 1-2, p. 23-35 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
1998
14 Scopus citations
1997

Reply

Umhoefer, P. J. & Miller, R. B., Dec 1 1997, In : Tectonics. 16, 6, p. 1004-1005 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Translation of terranes: Lessons from central Baja California, Mexico

Umhoefer, P. J. & Dorsey, R. J., Jan 1 1997, In : Geology. 25, 11, p. 1007-1010 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
1996
28 Scopus citations
43 Scopus citations