Sierra Nevada and Great Basin

Phillips, F.M.; G.I. Smith; H.W. Bentley; D. Elmore; and H.E. Gove (1983). 36C1 dating of saline sediments: Preliminary results from Searles Lake, California: Science 222 925-927.

Phillips, F.M.; Zreda, M.G.; Smith, S.S.; Elmore, D.; Kubik, P.W.; and Sharma, P. (1990) Cosmogenic chlorine-36 chronology for glacial deposits at Bloody Canyon, eastern Sierra Nevada California: Science 248 1529-1532.

Jannik, N.O.; Phillips, F.M.; Smith, G.I.; and Elmore, D.(1991) A36C1 chronology of lacustrine sedimentation in the Pleistocene Owens River Systems, Eastern California: Geol. Soc. Am. Bull. 103 1146-1159.

Zreda, M.G.; Phillips, F.M.; Kubik, P.W.; Sharma, P.; and Elmore, D. (1993) Cosmogenic 36Cl dating of a young basaltic eruption complex, Lathrop Wells, Nevada: Geology 21 57-60.

Phillips, F.M.; Campbell, A.R.; Smith, G.I.; and Bischoff, J.L. (1994) Interstadial climatic cycles: A link between western North America and Greenland?: Geology 22 1115-1118.

Phillips, F.M.; Rogers, D.B.; Dreiss, S.J.; Jannik, N.O.; and Elmore, D. (1995) Chlorine-36 in Great Basin waters: Revisited: Water Resour. Res 31 3195-3204.

Benson, L.V.; Burdett, J.W.; Kashgarian, M.; Lund, S.P.; Phillips, F.M.; and Rye, R.O. (1996) Climatic and hydrologic oscillations in the Owens Lake Basin and adjacent Sierra Nevada, California: Science 274746-749.

Phillips, F.M.; Zreda, M.G.; Benson, L.V.; Plummer, M.A.; Elmore, D.; and Sharma, P. (1996) Chronology for fluctuations in late Pleistocene Sierra Nevada glaciers and lakes: Science 274 749-751.

Plummer, M.A.; Phillips, F.M.; Fabryka-Martin, J.; Turin, H.J.; Wigand, P.E.; and Sharma, P. (1997) Chlorine-36 in fossil rat urine: An archive of cosmogenic nuclide deposition during the past 40,000 years: Science 277 538-541.

Friend, D.A.; Phillips, F.M.; Campbell, S.W.; Liu, T.; and Sharma, P. (2000) Evolution of desert colluvial boulder slopes: Geomorphology 36 19-45.

Walvoord, M.A.; Plummer, M.A.; Phillips, F.M.; and Wolfsberg, A.V., (2002) Deep arid system hydrodynamics, Part 1: Equilibrium states and response times in thick desert vadose zones: Water Resour. Res., 38(12), 1308, doi:10.1029/2001WR000824. 

Walvoord M., Phillips F. M., Tyler S. W., and Hartsough P. C. (2002) Deep arid system hydrodynamics Part 2: Application to paleohydrologic reconstruction using vadose-zone profiles from the Northern Mojave Desert: Water Resour. Res., 38(12), 1291, doi:10.1029/2001WR000825.

Phillips, F.M. (2003) Cosmogenic 36Cl ages of Quaternary basalt flows in the Mojave Desert, California, USA: Geomorphology 53 199-208.

Walvoord, M.A.; Phillips, F.M.; Stonestrom, D.A.; Evans, R.D.; Hartsough, P.C.; Newman, B.D.; and Striegl, R.G. (2003) A reservoir of nitrate beneath desert soils: Science 302 1021-1024.

Phillips, F.M.; Walvoord, M.A.; and Small, E.E. (2004) Effects of environmental change on groundwater recharge in the Desert Southwest: In Groundwater Recharge in a Desert Environment: The Southwestern United States (Hogan, J.F.; Phillips, F.M.; and Scanlon, B.R; eds.), American Geophysical Union, Water Science and Applications Series, Vol. 9, Washington, D.C., p. 273-294.

Schaefer, J.M.; Denton, G.H.; Barrell, D.J.A.; Ivy-Ochs, S.; Kubik, P.W.; Phillips, F.M.; Lowell, T.; Schlüchter, C. (2006) Near-synchronous interhemispheric termination of the Last Glacial Maximum in mid-latitudes: Science 312 1510-1513.

Frankel K. L., Brantley K. S., Dolan J. F., Finkel R. C., Klinger R. E., Knott J. R., Machette M. N., Owen L. A., Phillips F. M., Slate J. L., and Wernicke B. P. (2007) Cosmogenic 10Be and 36Cl geochronology of offset alluvial fans along the northern Death Valley fault zone: Implications for transient strain in the eastern California shear zone: Journal of Geophysical Research – Solid Earth 112, B06407, doi:10.1029/2006JB004350.

Cizdziel J., Wei Y., Stetzenbach K. J., Hodge V. F., Cline J. D., Howley R., and Phillips F. M. (2008) Recent measurements of chlorine-36 in Yucca Mountain rock, soil, and seepage: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 275 133-144.

Kirby, E.; Anandakrishnan, S.; Phillips, F.M.; and Marrero, S.M. (2008) Millennial-scale slip rate along the Owens Valley fault, eastern California: Geophys. Res. Lett. 112, F03014, doi: 10.1029/2007GL031970.

Phillips F. M. (2008) Geological and hydrological history of the paleo-Owens River drainage since the late Miocene: In Late Cenozoic Drainage History of the Southwestern Great Basin and Lower Colorado River Region: Geologic and Biotic Perspectives (M. C. Reheis and R. Hershler; eds.), Geological Society of America Special Paper 439, Boulder, Colorado, p. 115-150.

Jayko A. S., Forester R. M., Yount J. C., Kaufman D., McGeehin J., Phillips F. M., and Mahan S. A. (2008) Late Pleistocene lakes and wetlands, Panamint Valley, California, In Late Cenozoic Drainage History of the Southwestern Great Basin and Lower Colorado River Region: Geologic and Biotic Perspectives (M. C. Reheis and R. Hershler; eds.), Geological Society of America Special Paper 439, Boulder, Colorado, p. 151-184.

Frankel K.L., Glazner A.F., Kirby E., Monastero F.C., Strane M.D., Oskin M.E., Unruh J.R., Walker J.D., Anandakrishnan S., Bartley J.M., Coleman D.F., Dolan, J.F., Finkel R.C., Greene D., Kylander-Clark A., Marrero S., Owen L.A., and Phillips F.M. J (2008) Active tectonics of the Eastern California Shear Zone: In Field Guide to Plutons, Volcanoes, Faults, Reefs, Dinosaurs, and Possible Glaciation in Selected Areas of Arizona, California, and Nevada, Geological Society of America Field Guide 11 (Duebendorfer E.M. and Smith E.I., eds.), Boulder, Colorado, p. 43-82.

Machette M. N., Slate J. L., and Phillips F. M. (2008) Terrestrial cosmogenic-nuclide dating of alluvial fans in Death Valley National Park, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1755, 51 p.

Phillips, F.M.; Zreda, M.G.; Plummer, M.A.; Elmore, D.; and Clark, D.H. (2009) Glacial geology and chronology of Bishop Creek and vicinity, eastern Sierra Nevada, California: Geol. Soc. Am. Bull. 121 1013-1033.

Phillips F.M. and Majkowski L. (2011) The role of low-angle normal faulting in active tectonics of the northern Owens Valley, California: Lithosphere3 22-36, DOI: 10.1130/L73.1.

Kurth, G.; Phillips, F.M.; Reheis, M.C.; Redwine, J.L; and Paces, J.B. (2011) Cosmogenic nuclide and uranium-series dating of old, high shorelines in the western Great Basin, USA: Geological Society of America Bulletin 123 744-768, doi:10.1130/B30010.1.

Phillips, F.M.; McIntosh, W.C.; and Dunbar, N.W. (2011) The chronology of late Cenozoic volcanic eruptions on relict surfaces in the south-central Sierra Nevada, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin 123 890-910.

Howald T., Person M., Campbell A., Lueth V., Hofstra A., Sweetkind D., Gable C. W., Banerjee A., Luijendijk E., Crossey L., Karlstrom K., Kelley S., and Phillips F. M. (2014) Evidence for long timescale (>103 years) changes in hydrothermal activity induced by seismic events: Geofluids 15 252-268, doi: 10.1111/gfl.12113.

Lifton N., Caffee M., Finkel R., Theriault B. D., Marrero S., Gosse J., Nishiizumi K., Phillips F. M., Stone J., Schaefer J., Jull A. J. T., Fifield N. K., and Goehring B. (2015) In situ cosmogenic nuclide production rate calibration for the CRONUS-Earth Project from Lake Bonneville, Utah, shoreline features Quaternary Geochronology 26 56-69.

Phillips F. M. (2016) Constraints on cosmogenic nuclide production rates by samples from the Sierra Nevada, California: I. Late Pleistocene glacial chronology: Quaternary Geochronology.

Phillips F. M., Hinz M., Marrero S. M., and Nishiizumi K. (2016) Constraints on cosmogenic nuclide production rates by samples from the Sierra Nevada, California: II. Sample sites and evaluation: Quaternary Geochronology 35 101-118.

Lifton N. A., Phillips F. M., and Cerling T. E. (2016) Using Lake Bonneville features to calibrate in situ cosmogenic nuclide production rates, In Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update (C. G. Oviatt and J. F. Shroder; eds.), Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 165-183.

Phillips F. (2017) Glacial chronology of the Sierra Nevada, California, from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene: Cuadernos de Investigación Geográphica 43 preprint, doi:10.18172/cig.3233.