2013:

Anderson, H.S., Yoshinobu, A.S., Nordgulen, Ø., Chamberlain, K., 2013 Batholith tectonics: An example of the complexities of magma emplacement and intrusion growth from the Norwegian Caledonides. Geosphere, v. 9, no. 3. 24 p. [PDF]

Coint, N., Barnes, C., Barnes, M., Yoshinobu, A.S., Wooden, J., in review, Can trace element compositions of hornblende and zircon identify "big tanks" in plutons? Geology, submitted [PDF]

Coint, N., C.G. Barnes, A.S. Yoshinobu, K.R. Chamberlain, and M.A. Barnes, 2013, Batch-wise assembly and zoning of a tilted calc-alkaline batholith: Field relations, timing, and compositional variation: Geosphere; December 2013; v. 9; no. 6; p. 1729–1746; doi:10.1130/GES00930.1. Ph.D. student first author. [pdf]

Coint, N., Barnes, C., Yoshinobu, A., Barnes, M., Buck, S., 2013, Use of trace element abundances in augite and hornblende to determine the size, connectivity, timing, and evolution of magma batches in a tilted batholith: Geosphere; December 2013; v. 9; no. 6; p. 1747–1765; doi:10.1130/GES00931.1 Ph.D. student first author. [pdf]

Krueger, R.J. and Yoshinobu, A.S., in review, Plutons and plate motions: Mid-Cretaceous Farallon-North America plate kinematics inferred from structures in the Jackass Lakes pluton-host rock system, central Sierra Nevada, CA. Tectonophysics, submitted [PDF].

2011:

Barnes, C.G., Ried, K., Frost, C.D., Barnes, M.A., Allen, C.M., Yoshinobu, A.S., 2011, Ordovician and Silurian magmatism in the upper nappe, Uppermost Allochthon, Helgeland Nappe Complex, north-central Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology, v. 91, p. 121-136. [PDF]

Nordgulen, Ø., Barnes, C.G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Frost, C., Prestvik, T., Austrheim, H., Anderson, H.S., Marko, W.T., McArthur, K., 2011, Eurogranites 2011: Magmatism and Tectonics in the Uppermost Allochthon, central Norway. Internal publication of the Norwegian Geological Survey [PDF].

Marko, W.T. and Yoshinobu, A.S., 2011. Using restored cross sections to evaluate magma emplacement, White Horse Mountains, eastern Nevada, USA. Special Volume on Magma Pulses and Chamber Growth. Tectonophysics, v. 500, p. 98-111. [PDF]

2009:

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]

Yoshinobu, A.S., 2009, The Great Sheet: A Rosetta stone of poetics, stonemasonry, and the seeds of Robinson Jeffers’s mature voice. Jeffers Studies, v. 10.2-11.2, 225-337. [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]

2008:

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] 100MB file.

Yoshinobu, A.S. and Barnes, C.G., 2008. Discussion of, Is stoping a volumentrically significant pluton emplacement process? Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 1080-1081. [PDF]

2007:

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]

2006:

Chatterjee, S., Guven, N., Yoshinobu, A., Donofrio, R., Shiva structure: A possible KT boundary impact crater on the western shelf of India: Special Publications of the Museum of Texas Tech University, v. 50, 39 p. [PDF]

2005:

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]

2004:

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]

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Harper, G.D. 2004. Hypersolidus deformation in the lower crust of the Josephine ophiolite: Evidence for kinematic decoupling between the upper and lower oceanic crust: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 26, p. 157-169. [PDF]

2003:

Yoshinobu, A.S., Fowler, T.K., Paterson, S.R., Llambias, E., Sato, A., Tickji, H. 2003. A view from the roof: magmatic stoping in the shallow crust, Chita pluton, Argentina. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 25, p. 1037-1048. [PDF]

2002:

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. [PDF]

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Hirth, G. 2002, Experimental and microstructural constraints on the rheology of partially molten gabbro beneath oceanic spreading centers: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 24, p. 1101-1107. [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]

2000:

Dick, H.J.B. and Leg 176 Shipboard Party, 2000, A long, in-situ section of the lower oceanic crust: Results of ODP Leg 176 Drilling at the Southwest Indian Ridge: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 179, p. 31-51. [PDF]

Robinson, P.T., Dick, H.J.B., Natland, J.H., and Leg 176 Shipboard Party, 2000, Lower oceanic crust formed at an ultra-slow-spreading ridge: Ocean Drilling Program Hole 735B, Southwest Indian Ridge: In Dilek, Y., Moores, E.M., Elthon, D., Nicolas, A., eds., Ophiolites and oceanic crust: new insights from field studies and the ocean drilling program: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 349, p. 75-86.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Girty, G.H., Measuring host rock volume changes during magma emplacement: Reply: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 22, p. 521-522. [PDF]

1999:

Dick, H.J.B., Natland, J., and Miller, J., and Leg 176 Shipboard Party. Initial Results from ODP Leg 176, Return to Hole 735B. Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, College Station TX.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Schmidt, K.L., Pluton emplacement during transpression in brittle crust: New views from analogue experiments: Comment: Geology, v. 27, p. 670-671. [PDF]

Yoshinobu, A.S. and Girty, G.H., Measuring host-rock volume changes during magma emplacement. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 21, p. 111-116. [PDF]

Publications prior to 1999

1998:

Paterson, S.R., Fowler, T.K., Schmidt, K.L., Yoshinobu, A.S., and Miller, R.B., Interpreting magmatic fabrics in plutonic rocks: Lithos, v. 44, p. 53-82. [PDF]

Yoshinobu, A.S., Okaya, D.A., and Paterson, S.R., Modeling the thermal evolution of fault-controlled magma emplacement models: Implications for the solidification of granitoid plutons: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 20, p. 1205-1218. [PDF]

1993-1996:

Girty, G.H., Hanson, A.D., Yoshinobu, A.S., Knaack, C., and Johnson, D., 1993. Provenance of Paleozoic mudstones within a contact metamorphic aureole determined by REE, Th, and Sc analyses, Sierra Nevada, California: Geology, v. 21, p. 363-366. [PDF].

Girty, G.H., Yoshinobu, A.S., Girty, M.S., Bryan, K.A., Skinner, J.E., Wracher, M.D., McNulty, B.A., Hanson, R.E., and Harwood, D., 1993. U/Pb geochronology of the Emigrant Gap composite pluton: Implications for the Nevadan orogeny: in Dunne, G. and McDougall, eds., Mesozoic Paleogeography of the Western United States-II, SEPM, p. 332-342.

Girty, G.H., Girty, M.S., Hanson, R.E., Harwood, D.S., Schweickert, R.A., Yoshinobu, A.S., Bryan, K.A., and Skinner, J.E., 1995. Timing of emplacement of the Haypress Creek and Emigrant Gap plutons: Implications for the timing and controls of Jurassic orogenesis, northern Sierra Nevada, California. in Miller, D., and Busby, C. eds., Jurassic Magmatism and Tectonics of the North American Cordillera: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 299, p. 191-200.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Paterson, S.R., 1996, Fracture-controlled magma conduits in an obliquely convergent continental magmatic arc: Comment: Geology, v. 24, p. 669-670. [PDF]

Field Guides

Yoshinobu, A.S., 2004. Rock consciousness & Robinson jeffers at Point Lobs State Reserve - A field trip for the 10th Annual Robinson Jeffers Association Meeting, Carmel, CA. Web site and pdf available here.

Hanson, R.E., Girty, G.H., Schweickert, R.A., Harwood, D.S., Templeton, J., Yoshinobu, A.S., Girty, M.S., and Wracher, M.D., 1993. Paleozoic and Mesozoic volcano-plutonic complexes in the northern Sierra Nevada terrane. in Lahren, M.M., Trexler, J.H., and Spinosa, C., eds., Crustal Evolution of the Great Basin and Sierra Nevada. Geological Society of America Joint Cordilleran-Rocky Mt. Guidebook, University of Nevada, Reno, p. 97-128.

Abstracts

2003:

Barnes, C.G., Dumond, G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Prestvik, T., Asymmetric zoning of a middle crustal pluton in the Norwegian Caledonides: Selective assimilation of host rocks. Geological Society of America Abstractswith Programs, v. 35, n. 6.

Chatterjee, S., Guven, N., Yoshinobu, A.S., Donofrio, R., The Shiva Crater: Implications for Deccan volcanism, India-Seychelles rifting, Dinosaur extincion, and the petroleum entrapment at the KT boundary. Geological Society of America Abstractswith Programs, v. 35, n. 6.

Marko, W.T., Yoshinobu, A.S., Chipping away at magma emplacement processes: The ductile to brittle transition in the White Horse pluton contact aureole. Geological Society of America Abstractswith Programs, v. 35, n. 6.

Nordgulen, Ø., Barnes, C.G., Pedersen, R.B., Skar, O., Yoshinobu, A.S., Mid-Ordovician to Early Silurian Granitoid Plutonism in the Scandinavian Caledonides. Geological Society of America Abstractswith Programs, v. 35, n. 6.

Yoshinobu, A.S., The Geological Consciousness of Robinson Jeffers: Mapping the influence of geology at Tor House and in verse (invited presentation): Jeffers Studies, v. 7.

Yoshinobu, A.S., Marko, W.T., Dumond, G., Wolak, J., Barnes, C.., Nordgulen, Ø., Stoping happens! Geological Society of America Abstractswith Programs, v. 35, n. 6.

2002:

Barnes, C.G., Prestvik, T., Yoshinobu, A.S., Nordgulen, Ø., Development of contact migmatites in the Helgeland Nappe Complex, Norwegian Caledonides: Scandinavian Winter Meeting.

Dumond, G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Barnes, C.G., Strain patterns, stoping, and subsidence in the 7kb Sausfjellet pluton, central Norway. Geological Society of America Abstracts.

Marko, W. and Yoshinobu, A.S., Ductile to brittle transition in host rock rheology during pluton emplacement: Observations from the NE Great Basin, USA. Geological Society of America Abstractswith Programs, v. 34, n. 6, p. 373.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Harper, G.D., Hypersolidus displacement patterns in the lower crust of the Josephine ophiolite. Geological Society of America Abstracts.

2001:

Barnes, C.G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Nordgulen, O., Prestvik, T., Granite Formation During Interaction Of Mafic Magmas And Migmatitic Rocks, Helgeland Nappe Complex, Norwegian Caledonides, Geological Society of America Abstracts, v. 33, p. 212.

Barnes, C.G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Nordgulen, O., Prestvik, T., Migmatization associated with emplacement of mafic plutons, Helgeland Nappe Complex, Norwegian Caledonides, Geological Society of America Abstracts, v. 33, p. 6.

Barnes, C.G., Dumond, G., Chapman, K., Yoshinobu, A.S., Nordgulen, O., Prestvik, T., Karlsson, H., 2001, Mafic plutons in the Caledonian Bindal batholith, Norway, Geological Society of America Abstracts, v. 33, p. 32.

Dumond, G., Yoshinobu, A.S., Barnes, C.G., Magma chamber construction and evolution in the middle crust: Insights from the Sausfjellet pluton, Bindal batholith, Norway, Geological Society of America Abstracts, v. 33, p. 81.

Yoshinobu, Aaron S., Barnes, Calvin G., Nordgulen, Ø., Dumond, Greg, And Fanning, M., Ordovician Magmatism And Deformation In The Uppermost Allochthon, Central Norway: An Orphan Of The Taconic Orogeny? Geological Society of America Abstracts, v. 33, p. 204.

Yoshinobu, A.S, Barnes, C.G., Nordgulen, O., 2001, Exhumation And Probable Extension In The Helgeland Nappe Complex, Uppermost Allochthon, Central Norway, Geological Society Of America Abstracts, V. 33, P. 32.

2000:

Yoshinobu, A.S., Hirth, G., Leiss, B., 2000, Deformation of partially molten gabbro beneath oceanic spreading centers: olivine as a rheological "Rosetta stone". Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, v. 59, p. 557. (Invited Speaker).

Yoshinobu, A.S., 2000, Magma emplacement in the lower crust at oceanic spreading centers. Geological Society of Australia Abstracts, v. 59, p. 556. (Invited Speaker).

Yoshinobu, A.S., Pignotta, G., Schmidt, K.L., 2000, Geometry of intrusion and magma migration in the Tortuga ophiolite, Chilean Tierra del Fuego. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 32, p, 236.

1999:

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Hirth, G., 1999, Experimental and microstructural constraints on the rheology of partially molten gabbro beneath oceanic spreading centers. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 80, p. 974.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Paterson, S.R., Implications of differing rates and durations of magmatic and tectonic processes for construction of cordilleran batholiths: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, (Invited Speaker), v. 31, p. 111.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Harper, G.D. Strain partitioning in the lower crust of oceanic spreading centers: Insights from the Josephine ophiolite. NSF-Ridge Cyprus Field School Abstracts.

1998:

Hirth, G., Ildefonse, B., John, B., Trimby, P., Yoshinobu, A.S., and Leg 176 Scientific Party, Deformation of the lower oceanic crust at a slow spreading ridge: Results from ODP Leg 176, Site 735B, Southwest Indian Ridge. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union.

Ildefonse, B., Hirth, G., John, B., Trimby, P., Yoshinobu, A.S., and Leg 176 Scientific Party, Structural evolution of the lower crust at slow-spreading ridge: preliminary results from ODP Leg 176, Site 735B, Southwest Indian Ridge. European Geophysical Society, Annales Geophysicae 16, 293.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Harper, G.D., Complex intrusive history in the cumulate rocks of the Josephine Ophiolite: Implications for slow-spreading center magma chambers: NSF-RIDGE Oman Winter School.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Harper, G.D., Construction of the lower crust in the Josephine ophiolite: Implications for the size and geometry of magma chambers at slow-spreading ridges. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 79, p. S368.

Yoshinobu, A.S., Hirth, G., Ildefonse, B., and Leg 176 Scientific Party, Foliation development across the magmatic to crystal-plastic transition in oceanic gabbros: Preliminary results from ODP Leg 176, Hole 735B, Southwest Indian Ridge. EOS Transactions, American Geophysical Union, v. 79, p. S376.

1997:

Yoshinobu, A.S., Okaya, D.A., and Paterson, S.R., Thermal viability of fault-controlled magma emplacement models: Geological Association of Canada Annual Meeting, Abs. with Progs. v. 22, p. A161.

1996:

Paterson, S.R., Fowler, T.K., Yoshinobu, A.S., Deciphering magmatic structural patterns: Examples from the Bateman Legacy: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 29, p.

1995:

Fowler, T.K., Paterson, S.R., Crossland, A., and Yoshinobu, A.S., Pluton emplacement mechanisms: A view from the roof. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1129, p. 57.

Fowler, T.K., Yoshinobu, A.S., Paterson, S.R., Llambias, E., Sato, A.M., and Tickjy, H., Emplacement of the Chita pluton by magmatic stoping, NW Argentina: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 28, p. 125.

Paterson, S.R., Schmidt, K., Yoshinobu, A.S., and Fowler, T.K., Evaluating the spatial relationship between plutons and faults in arcs: RIDGE Theoretical Institute, Faulting and Magmatism at Mid-Ocean Ridges, p. 44.

Yoshinobu, A.S., and Paterson, S.R., Multiple space-making mechanisms and vertical material transfer in the Sierra Nevada batholith: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs., v. 27, p. 85.

Yoshinobu, A.S., Fowler, T.K., Okaya, D.A., and Paterson, S.R., Testing fault-controlled magma emplacement mechanisms: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1129, p. 166.

Pre-1995:

Girty, G.H., Yoshinobu, A.S., Girty, M.S., Bryan, K.A., Skinner, J.E., Wracher, M.D., McNulty, B.A., Hanson, R.E., and Harwood, D., 1993. U/Pb geochronology of the Emigrant Gap composite pluton: Implications for the Nevadan orogeny: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin [abs], v. 77, p. 698-699.

Lewis, J.G., Ridge, D.L., Al-riyami, R., Ward, K.L., Yoshinobu, A.S., Girty, G.H., 1994. Multiple sources determined by geochemical aspects, lower Paleozoic Shoo Fly Complex (SFC), Sierra Nevada, CA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 26, p. 66.

Skinner, J.E., Yoshinobu, A.S., Mengano, R., Pubentz, M., Shar, T., Girty, G.H., Girty, M.S., 1994. Geochemistry, geochronology, and petrologic evolution of the Emigrant Gap Composite Pluton (EGCP): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 26, p. 92.

Yoshinobu, A.S., Skinner, J.E., Girty, G.H., 1994. Ductile to brittle wall rock response during pluton emplacement, Emigrant Gap composite pluton (EGCP), northern Sierra Nevada, CA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 26, p. 106.

Yoshinobu, A.S. and Girty , G.H., 1994. Mass transfer and volume loss during contact metamorphism: A possible “space-making” mechanism during pluton emplacement?: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 26, p. 106.

Yoshinobu, A.S., Bryan, K.A., Seeliger, T.E., Skinner, J.E., Girty, MS., and Girty, G.H., 1992. Evidence for Middle Jurassic deformation and emplacement of the Emigrant Gap composite pluton, northern Sierra Nevada, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 24, p. 91.

Yoshinobu, A.S., Hanson, A.D., Girty, G.H., Knaack, C., and Johnson, D., 1993. Provenance discrimination of Paleozoic mudstones within a contact metamorphic aureole determined by REE, Th, and Sc analyses, Sierra Nevada, California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. v. 25. p. 78.