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Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed articles

Fosdick, J.C., Carrapa, B., Reat, E.J., Ortiz, G., and Alvarado, P., 2017, Retroarc basin reorganization and aridification during Paleogene uplift of the southern central Andes: Tectonics, v. 36, doi:10.1002/2016TC004400. PDF

 

Stright, L., Jobe, Z., Fosdick, J.C., Bernhardt, A., 2017, Modeling uncertainty in the three-dimensional structural deformation and stratigraphic evolution from outcrop data: implications for submarine channel knickpoint recognition: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 86, p. 79-94. PDF

 

*Val, P., Hoke, G.D., Fosdick, J.C., and Wittmann, H, 2016, Dynamics of erosion in a compressional mountain range revealed by 10Be paleoerosion rates, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 15, p. 173-185. PDF

 

Schwartz, T.M., Fosdick, J.C., and Graham, S.A., 2016 Using detrital zircon U-Pb ages to calculate Late Cretaceous sedimentation rates in the Magallanes-Austral basin, Patagonia, Basin Research, p. 1-22, doi10.1111/bre.12198. PDF

 

*Ortíz, G., Alvarado, P., Fosdick, J.C., Perucca, L., Saez, M., and Venerdini, A., 2015, Active deformation in the northern Sierra de Valle Fértil, Sierras Pampeanas, Argentina: Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 64, p. 339-350, doi:10.1016/j.jsames.2015.08.015. PDF

 

Fosdick, J.C., Carrapa, B., and Ortíz, G., 2015, Faulting and erosion in the Argentine Precordillera during changes in subduction regime: reconciling bedrock cooling and detrital records: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 432, p. 73-83, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.09.041. PDF

 

Fosdick, J.C., Grove, M., Graham, S.A., Hourigan, J.K., Lovera, O, Romans, B.W., 2015, Detrital thermochronologic record of burial heating and sediment recycling in the Magallanes foreland basin, Patagonian Andes: Basin Research, v. 27, p. 546-572. PDF

 

Fosdick, J.C., Graham, S.A., and Hilley, G.E., 2014: Influence of attenuated lithosphere and sediment loading on flexure of the deep-water Magallanes retroarc foreland basin, Southern Andes, Tectonics, v. 33, p. 2505-2525. PDF

 

Fosdick, J.C., Grove, M., Hourigan, J.K., and Calderón, M., 2013, Retroarc deformation and exhumation near the end of the Andes, southern Patagonia: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 361, p. 504-517. PDF

 

Calderón, M., Fosdick, J.C., Alvarez, J., Sánchez, A., Galaz, G., 2012, The low-grade Canal de las Montañas Shear Zone and its role in the tectonic emplacement of the Sarmiento Ophiolitic Complex and Late Cretaceous Patagonian Andes orogeny, Chile: Tectonophysics, v. 524, p. 165-185. PDF

 

Fosdick, J.C., Romans, B.W., Fildani, A., Calderón, M.N., Bernhardt, A., and Graham, S.A., 2011, Kinematic history of the Cretaceous-Neogene Patagonia fold-thrust belt and Magallanes foreland Basin, Chile and Argentina (51°30’S): Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123, p. 1679-1698. PDF

 

Romans, B.W., Fildani, A., Hubbard, S.M., Covault, J.A., Fosdick, J.C., and Graham, S.A., 2011, Evolution of deep-water stratigraphic architecture, Magallanes Basin, Chile. Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 28, p. 612–628. PDF

 

Fosdick, J.C. and Colgan, J.P., 2008, Miocene extension in the East Range, Nevada: A two-stage history of normal faulting in the northern Basin and Range: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 120, p. 1198-1213. PDF

 

Book chapters, field guidebooks & special volumes

 

Mauricio Calderón, M., Francisco Hervé, F., Francisco Fuentes, F., and Fosdick, J.C., 2016, Tectonic Evolution of Paleozoic and Mesozoic Andean Metamorphic Complexes and the Rocas Verdes Ophiolites in Southern Patagonia, in Ghiglione, M., ed., Geodynamic Evolution of the Southernmost Andes, Springer-Verlag, p. 7-36. PDF

 

Fildani, A., Romans, B.W., Hubbard, S.M., Fosdick, J.C., 2009, Stratigraphic and structural evolution of the Magallanes Basin, southern Chile: SEPM field guide. PDF

 

Fildani, A., Romans, B.W., Fosdick, J.C., Crane, W.H., Hubbard, S.M., 2008, Orogenesis of the Patagonian Andes as reflected by basin evolution in southernmost South America in Spencer, J.E., and Titley, S.R., eds., Ores and orogenesis: Circum-Pacific tectonics, geologic evolution, and ore deposits: Arizona Geological Society Digest 22, p. 259-268. PDF

 

Selected presentation abstracts (* denotes student author)

 

Leonard, J.S.* and Fosdick, J.C., 2016, Miocene growth of the Patagonian Andes revealed by sedimentary provenance of the Río Guillermo Formation, Magallanes-Austral Basin, Chile and Argentina (51°30’S): American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract T42B-08.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Blisniuk, K., and Wersan, L.*, 2016, Sedimentary provenance constraints on the Quaternary faulting history of the Mission Creek fault strand, southern San Andreas Fault Zone, CA: Southern California Earthquake Center Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, #122.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Schwartz, T.M., Romans, B,. Ali, R.*, Leonard, J.S.*, Bostelmann, J.E., Ugalde Peralta, R., Bernhard, A., and Graham, S.A.,  2016, Cenozoic Evolution of the Magallanes-Austral Basin and Patagonian Fold-Thrust Belt: A Tale of Inheritance and Sediment Recycling, SEPM Research Symposium, American Association of Petroleum Geologists ACE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (presentation received Outstanding Oral Presentation.

 

Reat, E.J.* and Fosdick, J.C., 2016, Paleogeography and depositional systems of Cretaceous-Oligocene strata: Eastern Precordillera, Argentina, Geophysical Research Abstracts, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, v. 18, EGU2016-9459.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Grove, M, Graham, S., Hourigan, J., Lovera, O., and Romans, B.W., 2015, Detrital provenance constraints from the Austral (Magallanes) Basin on dynamic changes in orogenic paleogeography during Cenozoic growth and denudation of the Patagonian Andes: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract T34A-06 (INVITED).

 

McKenzie, R., Horton, B., Fuentes, F., Fosdick, J.C., Capaldi, T., Stockli, D., Alvarado, P., 2015, Assessment of Paleozoic terrane accretion along the southern central Andes using detrital zircon geochronology: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract T23A-2926.

 

Val., P., Hoke, G., Fosdick, J.C., Wittmann, H. 2015, Dynamics of erosion in a compressional mountain range revealed by 10Be paleoerosion rates: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract T12B-04.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Bostelmann, J.E., Leonard, J.S.*, Ugalde, R., Oyarzún, J.L., and Griffin, M., 2015, Timing and rates of foreland sedimentation: New detrital zircon U/Pb geochronology of the Cerro Dorotea, Río Turbio, and Río Guillermo formations, Magallanes basin: XIV Congreso Geológico Chileno, La Serena, Chile, Abstracts with Program.

 

Fosdick, J.C., 2014, Exhuming retroarc fold-and-thrust belts: a comparison between the southern Patagonian Andes and the Argentine Precordillera: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract EP23G-05 (INVITED).

 

Fosdick, J.C., Grove, M., Graham, S.A., Hourigan, J.K., Lovera, O, Romans, B.W.,  2014, Unraveling burial heating and sediment recycling in retroarc foreland basins: Detrital thermochronologic insights from the northern Magallanes Basin, Patagonian Andes: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract EP11C-01 (invited).

 

Fosdick, J.C., and Carrapa B., 2013, Synchronous unroofing and faulting in the Precordillera of Argentina: thermochronometric constraints on fault-propagation in a thin- to thick-skinned orogenic system: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, abstract # T34B-06.

 

Romans, B.W., Fosdick, J.C., Hubbard, S.M., Fildani, A, 2013, When sink becomes source: Importance of sediment recycling in linked orogen-basin systems: European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013, held 7-12 April, 2013 in Vienna, Austria, p. 14242.

 

Fosdick, J.C., and Carrapa B., 2012, Paleogene initiation of Andean foreland sedimentation in the Bermejo Basin and Precordillera thrust belt of NW Argentina from detrital geochronology and thermochronology: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 44, n. 7, p. 72.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Grove, M., Graham, S., Hourigan, J., Lovera, O., and Romans, B., 2012, Detrital thermochronologic record of sedimentary provenance, exhumation, and orogenesis in Patagonia: MYRES V 2012 workshop on The Sedimentary Record of Landscape Dynamics, Aug 8-12, 2012 Salt Lake City.

 

Moon, S., Fosdick, J.C., Sanquini, A., and Hilley, G.E., 2012, Denudation of the Coastal Drainages in the Mendocino Triple Junction Region (MTJ), California: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Abstract EP52E-08.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Hilley, G.E., and Graham, S.A., 2011, Flexural analysis of the Magallanes retroarc basin of southern South America: A 1-D elastic-plastic model for deflection of attenuated lithosphere: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Abstract T11B-2334.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Romans, B.W., Fildani, A., Calderón, M.N., Bernhardt, A., Graham, S.A., 2009, Shortening under extended circumstances: Regional structure of the Cretaceous-Neogene Patagonian fold-thrust belt and Magallanes Basin, Chile and Argentina (51°30’S): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, p. 184.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Hourigan, J.K., Romans, B.W., Graham, S.A., 2009, Deformation and exhumation patterns in the Magallanes Foreland Basin, Patagonian Andes, 51°S: SEPM Research Conference (Stratigraphic Evolution of Deep-Water Architecture), Chile.

 

Fosdick, J.C., Bernhardt, A., Romans, B.W., Fildani, A., Graham, S.A., 2008, Exhumation of the Patagonian Cordillera: Insights from detrital thermochronologic analysis of the Magallanes Basin, southern Chile: Abstracts with Programs, International Conference on Thermochronometry, Alaska, 4 p.