Selected Publications by J. Lawford Anderson

Publications on this site range from 2012 to present. *Denotes current or former postdoc or student.

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Cao, W., Paterson, S., Memeti, V., Mundil, R., Anderson, J. L., Schmidt, K. (2015) Tracking paleodeformation fields in the Mesozoic central Sierra Nevada arc: Implications for intra-arc cyclic deformation and arc tempos. Lithosphere, 7.3: 296-320.  doi:10.1130/L389.1


Paterson, S.R., Memeti, V., Anderson, J. L., Cao, W., Lackey, J. S. Putirca, K.D., Miller, R. B., Miller, J. S., Mundil, R. (2014) Overview of arc processes and tempos, in Memeti, V., Paterson, S. R., and Putirca, K. D., eds., Formation of the Sierra Nevada Batholith: Magmatic and  Tectonic Processes and their Tempos: Geological Society of America Field Guide 34, p. 87-116. doi:10.1130/2014.0034(06)


Anderson, J. L. (2012) Cold Pegmatites, Elements, v. 8, no. 4., p. 248-249 doi: 10.2113/gselements.8.4.248

Anderson, J.L., Morrison, J., and Paterson, S. (2012) Post-emplacement fluids and pluton thermobarometry: Mt. Stuart batholith, Washington Cascades. International Geology Review, v. 54, no. 5, p 491-508. doi: 10.1080/00206814.2012.663165

Economos, R.C., Paterson, S.R., Said, L.O., Ducea, M.N., Anderson, J.L., Padilla, A.J. (2012), Gobi-Tianshan connections: Field observations and isotopes from an Early Permian arc complex in southern Mongolia. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, p. 1688-1701.  doi:10.1130/B30324.1