Notes: *student advisee †postdoctoral advisee (for work done under advisement)
60. Veikkolainen, T., Evans, D.A.D., Korhonen, K. & Pesonen, L.J., in press. On the low-inclination bias of the Precambrian geomagnetic field. Precambrian Research.
59. †Salminen, J., Mertanen, S., Evans, D.A.D. & Wang, Z., in press. Paleomagnetic and geochemical studies of the Mesoproterozoic Satakunta dyke swarms, Finland, with implications for a Northern Europe – North America (NENA) connection within Nuna supercontinent. Precambrian Research.
58. Evans, D.A.D., 2013. Reconstructing pre-Pangean supercontinents. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 125, p. 1735-1751.
57. Calver, C.R., Crowley, J.L., Wingate, M.T.D., Evans, D.A.D., *Raub, T.D. & Schmitz, M.D., 2013. Globally synchronous Marinoan deglaciation indicated by U-Pb geochronology of the Cottons Breccia, Tasmania, Australia. Geology, v. 41, p. 1127-1130.
56. Li, Z.-X., Evans, D.A.D. & Halverson, G.P., 2013. Neoproterozoic glaciations in a revised global paleogeography from the breakup of Rodinia to the assembly of Gondwanaland. Sedimentary Geology, v. 294, p. 219-232.
55. Zhang, S., Evans, D.A.D., Li, H., Wu, H., Jiang, G., Dong, J., Zhao, Q., Raub, T.D. & Yang, T., 2013. Paleomagnetism of Nantuo Formation and paleogeographic implications for the South China Block. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, v.72, p.164-177. PDF
54. Smirnov, A.V., Evans, D.A.D., Ernst, R.E., Söderlund, U. & Li, Z.-X., 2013. Trading partners: Tectonic ancestry of southern Africa and western Australia, in supercratons Vaalbara and Zimgarn. Precambrian Research, v.224, p.11-22. PDF
53. Swanson-Hysell, N.L., Maloof, A.C., Kirschvink, J.L., Evans, D.A.D., Halverson, G.P. & Hurtgen, M.T., 2012. Constraints on Neoproterozoic paleogeography and Paleozoic orogenesis from paleomagnetic records of the Bitter Springs Formation, Amadeus Basin, central Australia. American Journal of Science, v.312, p.817-884. PDF
52. Zhang, S., Li, Z.-X., Evans, D.A.D., Wu, H., Li, H. & Dong, J., 2012. Pre-Rodinia supercontinent Nuna shaping up: A global synthesis with new paleomagnetic results from North China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.353-354, p.145-155. PDF
50. Peppe, D.J., Johnson, K.R. & Evans, D.A.D., 2011. Magnetostratigraphy of the Lebo and Tongue River Members of the Fort Union Formation (Paleocene) in the northeastern Powder River Basin, Montana. American Journal of Science, v.311, p.813-850. PDF
49. *Mitchell, R.N., *Kilian, T.M., Raub, T.D., Evans, D.A.D., Bleeker, W. & Maloof, A.C., 2011. Sutton hotspot track: Resolving Ediacaran-Cambrian tectonics and true polar wander of Laurentia. American Journal of Science, v.311, p.651-663. PDF
48. Evans, D.A.D. & *Raub, T.D., 2011. Neoproterozoic glacial palaeolatitudes: a global update. In: Arnaud, E., Halverson, G.P. & Shields-Zhou, G., eds., The Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations. Geological Society of London Memoirs, v.36, p.93-112. PDF
47. †Smirnov, A.V., Tarduno, J.A. & Evans, D.A.D., 2011. Evolving core conditions ca. 2 billion years ago detected by paleosecular variation. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, v.187, p.225-231. PDF
41. Bindeman, I.N., Schmitt, A.K. & Evans, D.A.D., 2010. Limits of hydrosphere-lithosphere interaction: Origin of the lowest d18O silicate rock on Earth in the Paleoproterozoic Karelian rift. Geology, v.38, p.631-634. PDF
40. *Mitchell, R.N., Hoffman, P.F. & Evans, D.A.D., 2010. Coronation loop resurrected: Oscillatory apparent polar wander of Orosirian (2.05-1.8 Ga) paleomagnetic poles from Slave craton. Precambrian Research, v.179, p.121-134. PDF Integration of earlier-published paleomagnetic data with sedimentary paleocurrents, to rule out substantial local rotations between sampling sites; and thereby demonstrating the reliability of large apparent polar wander (APW) loops for the early Proterozoic Slave craton. Such large APW oscillations are suggested to reflect multiple true polar wander (TPW) events.
39. Evans, D.A.D., 2009. The palaeomagnetically viable, long-lived and all-inclusive Rodinia supercontinent reconstruction. In: Murphy, J.B., Keppie, J.D. & Hynes, A., eds., Ancient Orogens and Modern Analogues. Geological Society of London Special Publication, v.327, p.371-404. PDF Development of a radically alternative Rodinia model under the assumption that it contained all major cratons and endured throughout early Neoproterozoic time (1000-750 Ma). Subsequent data have shown this model to be incorrect, though it contains several cratonic juxtapositions that appear to be robust components of Rodinia.
38. Swanson-Hysell, N.L., Maloof, A.C., Weiss, B.P. & Evans, D.A.D., 2009. No asymmetry in geomagnetic reversals recorded by 1.1-billion-year-old Keweenawan basalts. Nature Geoscience, v.2, p.713-717. PDF Presentation of high-resolution magnetostratigraphic data from the Midcontinent Rift at Mamainse Point, Ontario; showing symmetric reversing behavior of the Proterozoic geomagnetic field conforming to the geocentric-axial-dipole (GAD) hypothesis.
37. Denyszyn, S.W., Halls, H.C., Davis, D.W. & Evans, D.A.D., 2009. Paleomagnetism and U-Pb geochronology of Franklin dykes in High Arctic Canada and Greenland: A revised age and paleomagnetic pole constraining block rotations in the Nares Strait region. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.46, p.689-705. PDF Presentation of new paleomagnetic and U-Pb data from mid-Neoproterozoic mafic dikes in Greenland, southern Ellesmere, and Devon Islands. Euler-pole total reconstruction of Cenozoic motions between autochthonous Canada, Greenland, and an Ellesmere+Devon "microplate."
36. Li, Z.X., Bogdanova, S.V., Collins, A.S., Davidson, A., De Waele, B., Ernst, R.E., Evans, D.A.D., Fitzsimons, I.C.W., Fuck, R.A., Gladkochub, D.P., Jacobs, J., Karlstrom, K.E., Lu, S., Natapov, L.M., Pease, V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Thrane, K. & Vernikovsky, V., 2009. How not to build a supercontinent: A reply to J.D.A. Piper. Precambrian Research, v.174, p.208-214. PDF Quantitative refutation of core elements from the Palaeopangaea (long-lived Proterozoic supercontinent) hypothesis.
35. †De Kock, M.O., Evans, D.A.D. & Beukes, N.J., 2009. Validating the existence of Vaalbara in the Neoarchaean. Precambrian Research, v.174, p.145-154. PDF Presentation of new, high-quality paleomagnetic data from the Neoarchean Ventersdorp Supergroup, South Africa, and development of a novel reconstruction for the Vaalbara supercraton connection between Kaapvaal and Pilbara cratons.
34. Payne, J.L., Hand, M., Barovich, K.M., Reid, A. & Evans, D.A.D., 2009. Correlations and reconstruction models for the 2500-1500 Ma evolution of the Mawson Continent. In: Reddy, S.M., Mazumder, R., Evans, D.A.D. & Collins, A.S., eds., Palaeoproterozoic Supercontinents and Global Evolution. Geological Society of London Special Publication v.323, p.319-355. PDF Review of early Proterozoic tectonics in South Australia and Terre Adelie (East Antarctica), with implications for supercraton and supercontinent reconstructions.
33. Eglington, B.M., Reddy, S.M. & Evans, D.A.D., 2009. The IGCP 509 Database System: Design and application of a tool to capture and illustrate litho- and chrono-stratigraphic information for Palaeoproterozoic tectonic domains. In: Reddy, S.M., Mazumder, R., Evans, D.A.D. & Collins, A.S., eds., Palaeoproterozoic Supercontinents and Global Evolution. Geological Society of London Special Publication v.323, p.27-47. PDF Development of a global tectonic-stratigraphic database for UNESCO International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) Project 509; in which graphical time-space plots can be easily generated to compare the histories of now-separated terranes that once may have been contiguous.
32. Reddy, S.M. & Evans, D.A.D., 2009. Palaeoproterozoic supercontinents and global evolution: Correlations from core to atmosphere. In: Reddy, S.M., Mazumder, R., Evans, D.A.D. & Collins, A.S., eds., Palaeoproterozoic Supercontinents and Global Evolution. Geological Society of London Special Publication v.323, p.1-26. PDF Global review of Earth evolution between 3.0 and 1.2 Ga, summarizing planetary proxies of the core, mantle, crust, hydro-atmosphere, and biosphere. Introduction to the GSL Special Publication from International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) Project 509.
31. Kendall, B., Creaser, R.A., Calver, C.R., *Raub, T.D. & Evans, D.A.D., 2009. Correlation of Sturtian diamictite successions in southern Australia and northwestern Tasmania by Re-Os black shale geochronology and the ambiguity of "Sturtian"-type diamictite - cap carbonate pairs as chronostratigraphic marker horizons. Precambrian Research, v.172, p.301-310. PDF Presentation of new Re-Os black shale ages from Cryogenian strata in southeast Australia; in particular, supporting a young (ca. 650 Ma) termination of the Sturtian glaciation.
30. †De Kock, M.O., Evans, D.A.D., Kirschvink, J.L., Beukes, N.J., *Rose, E. & Hilburn, I., 2009. Paleomagnetism of a Neoarchean-Paleoproterozoic carbonate ramp and carbonate platform succession (Transvaal Supergroup) from surface outcrop and drill core, Griqualand West region, South Africa. Precambrian Research, v.269, p.80-99. PDF
29. *Peppe, D.J., Evans, D.A.D. & Smirnov, A.V., 2009. Magnetostratigraphy of the Ludlow Member of the Fort Union Formation (Lower Paleocene) of the Williston Basin in North Dakota. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v.121, p.65-79. PDF Integration of new magnetostratigraphic and paleontological data from Paleocene terrestrial strata in the Williston Basin.
28. †De Kock, M.O., Evans, D.A.D., Gutzmer, J., Beukes, N.J. & Dorland, H.C., 2008. Origin and timing of BIF-hosted high-grade hard hematite deposits – a paleomagnetic approach. In: Hagemann, S., Rosiere, C., Gutzmer, J. & Beukes, N., eds., BIF-Related High-Grade Iron Mineralization. Reviews in Economic Geology, v.15, p.49-71. PDF Review of paleomagnetic constraints on the ages of high-grade iron ore mineralization through Earth history, and presentation of new data from the Thabazimbi deposit in South Africa.
27. Evans, D.A.D. & Pisarevsky, S.A., 2008. Plate tectonics on early Earth? -- weighing the paleomagnetic evidence. In Condie, K. & Pease, V., eds., When Did Plate Tectonics Begin? Geological Society of America Special Paper, v.440, p.249-263. PDF Strict filtering of the Precambrian global paleomagnetic database, and development of a simple, quantitative test of independent plate motions that are a necessary component of recognizing early plate tectonics on Earth.
26. *Raub, T.D., Kirschvink, J.L. & Evans, D.A.D., 2007. True polar wander: Linking deep and shallow geodynamics to hydro- and bio-spheric hypotheses. In: Kono, M., ed., Treatise on Geophysics, Volume 5: Geomagnetism (Amsterdam, Elsevier), p.565-589. PDF Overview of true polar wander on Earth, emphasizing the kinematics of putative events through the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian transition, and developing a method for global reconstructions during times of rapid and oscillatory TPW episodes.
25. *Raub, T.D., Evans, D.A.D. & †Smirnov, A.V., 2007. Siliciclastic prelude to Elatina deglaciation: Lithostratigraphy and rock magnetism of the base of the Ediacaran System. In: Vickers-Rich, P. & Komarower, P., eds., The Rise and Fall of the Ediacaran Biota. Geological Society of London Special Publication v.286, p.53-76. PDF Detailed stratigraphic and rock-magnetic investigation of the basal Ediacaran Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) and correlative sections in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.
24. Pettersson, Å, Cornell, D.H., Moen, H.F.G., Reddy, S. & Evans, D., 2007. Ion-probe dating of 1.2 Ga collision and crustal architecture in the Namaqua-Natal Province of southern Africa. Precambrian Research, v.158, p.79-92. PDF
23. Evans, D.A.D., 2006. Proterozoic low orbital obliquity and axial-dipolar geomagnetic field from evaporite palaeolatitudes. Nature, v.444, p.51-55. PDF First compilation of paleomagnetic data from all evaporite deposits in Earth history, and confirmation of their expected distribution in the subtropics. Quantitative refutation of the high-obliquity hypothesis for Precambrian time.
22. *De Kock, M.O., Evans, D.A.D., *Dorland, H.C., Beukes, N.J. & Gutzmer J., 2006. Paleomagnetism of the lower two unconformity bounded sequences of the Waterberg Group, South Africa: Towards a better-defined apparent polar wander path for the Paleoproterozoic Kaapvaal Craton. South African Journal of Geology, v.109, p.157-182. PDF Presentation of paleomagnetic poles from ~2.05 and ~1.95 Ga redbeds on the Kaapvaal craton. Establishment of a large loop in the Kaapvaal apparent polar wander path between 2.05 and 1.88 Ga.
21. *Dorland H.C., Beukes N.J., Gutzmer J., Evans, D.A.D. & Armstrong R.A., 2006. Precise SHRIMP U-Pb age constraints on the lower Waterberg and Soutpansberg Groups, South Africa. South African Journal of Geology, v.109, p.139-156. PDF Presentation of ~2.05 Ga ages for early redbed successions, and development of a chronostratigraphic correlation model of unconformity-bounded sequences following emplacement of the Bushveld igneous complex.
20. Peterson K.J., McPeek M. & Evans D.A.D., 2005. Tempo and mode of early animal evolution: Inferences from rocks, Hox, and molecular clocks. In: Vrba E.S. & Eldredge N., eds, Macroevolution: Diversity, Disparity, Contingency: Essays in Honor of Stephen Jay Gould, Paleobiology, v.31, supplement to no.2, p.36-55. PDF Review of molecular clock estimates of early animal evolution, in the context of recent advances in Ediacaran stratigraphy and correlation. Development of the model that origination of the animal "gut" spurred rapid evolution of all animal clades into the Cambrian "explosion" of diversity.
19. Li Z.X., Evans D.A.D. & Zhang S., 2004. A 90° spin on Rodinia: Causal links among the Neoproterozoic supercontinent, superplume, true polar wander and low-latitude glaciation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.220, p.409-421. PDF Presentation of the ~800 Ma Xiaofeng Dykes paleomagnetic pole, and development of a model whereby the Sturtian global glaciation is a consequence of intense silicate weathering (CO2 drawdown) of volcanic rocks erupted in tropical latitudes associated with Rodinia breakup.
18. Evans D.A.D., Sircombe K., Wingate M.T.D., Doyle M., Pidgeon R.T., *McCarthy M. & *Van Niekerk H.S., 2003. Revised geochronology of magmatism in the western Capricorn orogen at 1805-1785 Ma: Diachroneity of the Pilbara-Yilgarn collision. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, v.50, p.853-864. PDF Presentation of ~1.8 Ga SHRIMP U-Pb ages for volcanic rocks and a granite suite along the southern margin of the Pilbara craton in Western Australia. Development of the foreland basin model for the Ashburton Basin, implying collision of about that age.
17. Evans D.A.D., 2003. A fundamental Precambrian-Phanerozoic shift in Earth’s glacial style? Tectonophysics, v.375, p.353-385. PDF Summary of paleolatitudes and age constraints for all known pre-Pleistocene glacial deposits. Review and analysis of proposed causes of glaciation through Earth history, and speculation that more complex ecosystem feedbacks following the Cambrian radiation of animals inhibited runaway climate feedbacks during Phanerozoic time. Contribution to a memorial volume in honor of the life and career of Chris McA. Powell.
16. Evans D.A.D., 2003. True polar wander and supercontinents. Tectonophysics, v.362, p.303-320. PDF Development of the conceptual model for TPW through the supercontinent cycle, following paper #6 (Evans, 1998; below). Contribution to a festschrift in honor of Rob Van der Voo.
15. Wingate M.T.D. & Evans D.A.D., 2003. Palaeomagnetic constraints on the Proterozoic tectonic evolution of Australia. In: Yoshida M., Windley B. & Dasgupta S., eds, Proterozoic East Gondwana: Super Continent Assembly and Break-up, Geological Society of London Special Publication 206, p.77-91. PDF Discussion of Proterozoic conjunction versus separation of the three Australian cratons.
14. Pisarevsky S.A., Wingate M.T.D., Powell C.McA., Johnson S. & Evans D.A.D., 2003. Models of Rodinia assembly and fragmentation. In: Yoshida M., Windley B. & Dasgupta S., eds, Proterozoic East Gondwana: Super Continent Assembly and Break-up, Geological Society of London Special Publication 206, p.35-55. PDF Review of Rodinia reconstructions and development of a new, paleomagnetically viable, global model.
13. Evans D.A.D., Beukes N.J. & Kirschvink J.L., 2002. Paleomagnetism of a lateritic paleo-weathering horizon and overlying Paleoproterozoic redbeds from South Africa: implications for the Kaapvaal apparent polar wander path and a confirmation of atmospheric oxygen enrichment. Journal of Geophysical Research, v.107(B12), doi: 10.1029/2001JB000432. PDF Presentation of paleomagnetic poles from the ~2.1 Ga Gamagara Formation, the ~1.93 Ga Hartley lavas, and a ~1.2 Ga Namaqua orogen overprint. Postive conglomerate test on hematitic pebbles of laterized iron formation implying oxic atmosphere at ~2.1 Ga.
12. Wingate M.T.D., Pisarevsky S.A. & Evans D.A.D., 2002. Rodinia connections between Australia and Laurentia: no SWEAT, no AUSWUS? Terra Nova, v.14, p.121-128. PDF Presentation of the ~1070 Ma Bangemall sills (subsequently included in the Warakurna large igneous province) paleomagnetic pole from Western Australia, and introduction of the AUSMEX juxtaposition of Australia and Laurentia in Rodinia.
11. Evans D.A.D., Gutzmer J., Beukes N.J. & Kirschvink J.L., 2001. Paleomagnetic constraints on ages of mineralization in the Kalahari Manganese Field, South Africa. Economic Geology, v.96, p.621-631. PDF Presentation of the Mamatwan and Wessels paleomagnetic poles, implying stages of Mn ore formation during orogenic events at ~1.9 and ~1.1 Ga.
10. Evans D.A.D., 2000. Stratigraphic, geochronological, and paleomagnetic constraints upon the Neoproterozoic climatic paradox. American Journal of Science, v.300, p.347-433. PDF Global compilation of predominantly low to moderate paleolatitudes for Neoproterozoic glacial deposits. Superseded by paper #48 (Evans and Raub, 2011; above).
9. Martin M.W., Grazhdankin D.V., Bowring S.A., Evans D.A.D., Fedonkin M.A. & Kirschvink J.L., 2000. Age of Neoproterozoic bilaterian body and trace fossils, White Sea, Russia: Implications for metazoan evolution. Science, v.288, p.841-845. PDF Presentation of the ~555 Ma U-Pb zircon age from the Winter Coast section bearing important Ediacara biota.
8. Evans D.A.D., Li Z.X., Kirschvink J.L. & Wingate M.T.D., 2000. A high-quality mid-Neoproterozoic paleomagnetic pole from South China, with implications for ice ages and the breakup configuration of Rodinia. Precambrian Research, v.100, p.313-334. PDF Presentation of the ~750 Ma Liantuo Formation paleomagnetic pole from the South China block.
7. Mound J.E., Mitrovica J.X., Evans D.A.D. & Kirschvink J.L., 1999. A sea-level test for inertial interchange true polar wander events. Geophysical Journal International, v.136, p.F5-F10. PDF Numerical simulations of relative sea-level response to TPW of varying speed and duration.
6. Evans D.A., 1998. True polar wander, a supercontinental legacy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.157, p.1-8. PDF Incorporation of the putative Cambrian and mid-Paleozoic TPW oscillations into a coherent model of TPW through the supercontinent cycle.
5. Evans D.A., Ripperdan R.L. & Kirschvink J.L., 1998. Polar wander and the Cambrian; response. Science, v.279, p.9, correction p.304. PDF Response to a technical comment on the Kirschvink et al. 1997 Science paper on Cambrian TPW.
4. Kirschvink J.L., Ripperdan R.L. & Evans D.A., 1997. Evidence for a large-scale reorganization of Early Cambrian continental masses by inertial interchange true polar wander. Science, v.277, p.541-545. PDF Provocative hypothesis of Cambrian TPW: 90° in 15 million years, proposed to disrupt ocean circulation patterns profoundly, and thereby spur animal diversification.
3. Evans D.A., Beukes N.J. & Kirschvink J.L., 1997. Low-latitude glaciation in the Palaeoproterozoic era. Nature, v.386, p.262-266. PDF First robust paleomagnetic determination of tropical glaciation prior to Neoproterozoic time. Presentation of the ~2220 Ma Ongeluk paleomagnetic pole from the Kaapvaal craton.
2. Evans D.A., Zhuravlev A.Yu., Budney C.J. & Kirschvink J.L., 1996. Palaeomagnetism of the Bayan Gol Formation, western Mongolia. Geological Magazine, v.133, p.487-496. PDF Presentation of magnetostratigraphic data from the Cambrian reference section in the Dzabkhan Basin. Contribution to a special volume on that section.
1. Baldridge W.S., Ferguson J.F., Braile L.W., Wang B., Eckhardt K., Evans D., Schultz C., Gilpin B., Jiracek G.R. & Biehler S., 1994. The western margin of the Rio Grande Rift in northern New Mexico: An aborted boundary? Geological Society of America Bulletin, v.106, p.1538-1551. PDF Synthesizes seismic and geologic data from the SAGE program (Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience), to produce a new model for late Cenozoic rifting in northern New Mexico.