Relevant Publications from the Norwegian Research Group as of June 2011


Austrheim, H.O. and Prestvik, T. 2008: Rodingitization and hydration of the oceanic lithosphere as developed in the Leka ophiolite, north-central Norway. Lithos 104, 177-198.

Barnes, C.G., Prestvik, T., Yujia, L., McCulloch, L., Yoshinobu, A.S., Frost, C.D., 2009, Growth and zoning of the Hortavaer intrusive complex, a layered alkaline pluton in the Norwegian Caledonides. Geosphere, v. 5, p. 286-301. [pdf]

Barnes, C.G., Frost, C., Yoshinobu, A.S., McArthur, K., Barnes, M.A., Allen, C.M., Nordgulen, Ø., Prestvik, T., 2007. Timing of sedimentation, metamorphism, and plutonism in the Helgeland Nappe Complex, north-central Norwegian Caledonides. Geosphere, v. 3, p. 683-703. [pdf]

Barnes, C.G., Dumond, G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Prestvik, T., Assimilation and crystal accumulation during construction of a mid-crustal magma chamber: The Sausfjellet pluton, north-central Norway. Lithos, v. 75, p. 389-412. [pdf]

Barnes, C.G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Prestvik, T., Nordgulen, Ø., Karlsson, H.R., and Sundvoll, B., 2002, Mafic magma intraplating: Anatexis and hybridization in arc crust, Bindal Batholith, Norway: Journal of Petrology, v. 43, p. 2173-2190. [pdf]

Barnes, C.G., Prestvik, T., Sundvoll, B., Surratt, D., 2005. Pervassive assimilation of carbgonate and silicate rocks in the Hortavaer ignesou complex, north-central Norway. Lithos., v. 80, p. 179-1999. [pdf]

Barnes, C.G., Prestvik, T., Barnes, M.A., Anthony, E.Y., Allen, C.M. 2003. Geology of a magma transfer zone: the hortavaer Igneous Complex, north-central Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 83, p. 187-208. [pdf]

Barnes, C.G., Prestvik, T., 2000, Conditions of pluton emplacement and anatexis in the Caledonian Bindal Batholith, north-central Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, v. 80, p. 259-274.

Barnes, C.G., Prestvik, T., Nordgulen, Ø., Barnes, M.A., 1992, Geology of three dioritic plutons in Velfjord, Nordland. (Nor. Geol. Unders.) Norwegian Geological Survey Bulletin, v. 423, p. 41-54. [pdf]

Dumond, G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Barnes, C.G., Mid-crustal emplacement of the Sausfjellet pluton, central Norway: Ductile flow, stoping and in situ assimilation. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 117, p. 380-395. [pdf]

Furnes, H., Pedersen, R.B. and Stillman, C.J. 1988: The Leka Ophiolite Complex, central Norwegian Caledonides: field characteristics and geotectonic significance. Journal of the Geological Society of London 145, 401-412.

Nordgulen, Ø. and Schouenbord, B., 1990, The Caledonian Heilhornet pluton, north-central Norway: geological setting, radiometric age and implications for the Scandinavian Caledonides. Journal of the Geol. Soc. of London, v. 147, p. 439-450. [pdf]

Nordgulen, Ø. and Sundvoll, B., 1992 Strontium isotope composition of the Bindal batholith, central Norwegian Caledonides. NGU Bull., v. 423, p. 19-39. [pdf]

Nordgulen, Ø. et al., 1993, U-Pb zircon ages from the Bindal Batholith, and the tectonic history of the helgeland nappe Complex, Scandinavian Caledonides. Journal of the Geol. Soc. of London, v. 150, p. 771-783. [pdf]

Nordgulen, Ø., Barnes, C.G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Frost, C.D., Prestvik, T., Austrheim, H., Anderson, H.S., Marko, W.T., and McArthur, K. 2008. Pre-Scandian tectonic and magmatic evolution of the Helgeland Nappe Complex, Uppermost Allochthon. 33rd International Geological Congress Excursion No. 35, 1-5 August, 2008. [pdf - ~100 MB]

Prestvik, T. & Roaldset, E. 1978: Rare earth element abundances in Caledonian metavolcaniics from the island of Leka, Norway. Geochemical Journal 12, 89-100.

Prestvik, T. 1980. The Caledonian ophiolite complex of Leka, north central Norway. In Panayotiou, A. (ed.): Proceedings international ophiolite symposium Cyprus 1979, pp 555-566. Cyprus Geological Survey Department.

Sturt, B.A., Andersen, T.B. and Furnes, H. 1985: The Skei Group, Leka: an unconformable clastic sequence overlying the Leka Ophiolite. In: Gee, D. and Sturt, B.A. (eds.): The Caledonide Orogen - Scandinavia and Related Areas. Proceedings from the Uppsala Caledonide Symposium August 1981, pp 395-405. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., London.

Prestvik, T., and Barnes, C.G., 2007. A new occurrence of aegirine in Norway. Norwegian Jounral of Geology, v. 87, p. 451-456. [pdf]

Wyn James, D. et al., Geology and K/Ar crhonology of the Målvika scheelite skarns, cnetral Norwegian Caledonides. Nor. Geol. Unders. Bull. v. 424, p. 65-74. [pdf]

Yoshinobu, A.S., Barnes, C.G., Nordgulen, Ø., Prestvik, T., Fanning, M., Pedersen, R.B., 2002, Ordovician contractional deformation, magmatism, and rapid exhumation in the Caledonides of central Norway. Geology, v. 30, p. 883-886. [pdf]

Yoshinobu, A.S., Wolak, J., Paterson, S.R., Pignotta, G.S., Anderson, H.S., 2009, Determining relative magma and host rock xenolith rheology during magmatic fabric formation in plutons: Examples from the middle and upper crust. Geosphere, v. 5. P. 270-285. [pdf]

Theses as of 2011


Anderson, H.S., 2009. Complex magma-emplacement processes, xenolith incorporation, and polyphase host rock deformation of the 442 Ma Andalshatten pluton, Norwegian Caledonides. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, 129 pages.

Dumond, G., 2002. Magma chamber construction in the middle crust: Insights from the Sausfjellet pluton, Bindal Batholith. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University.

Li, Y. 2008. Ph.D. thesis, Texas Tech University.

Marko, W.T., expected 2011. Petrology and emplacement of the Vega batholith, central Norway. Ph.D. thesis, Texas Tech University.

McArthur, K., 2007. Tectonic reconstruction and sediment provenance of a far-traveled nappe, west-central Norway. M.S. thesis, University of Wyoming, 127 pages.

McCulloch, L., 2008. Evidence for upward growth of a layered pluton in the Bindal Batholith, north-central Norway. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, 83 pages.

Oalmann, J., 2010. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University.

Reid, K., 2005. Petrologic evolution of the Tosen dikes. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, 95 pages.

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