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Published Papers (** = Baxter student; * = TIMS Facility user/collaborator)

**Dragovic, B., Baxter E.F., Caddick,M.J. 2015. Pulsed garnet growth and dehydration at blueschist facies conditions, Sifnos, Greece. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 413, p.111-122. (PDF)

*Gatewood, M.P., **Dragovic, B., Stowell, H.H., Baxter, E.F., Hirsch, D.M., Bloom, R. 2015. Evaluating chemical equilibrium in metamorphic rocks using major element and isotopic zoning in garnet. Chemical Geology, 401, p. 151-168. (PDF)

Henjes-Kunst, F., Prochaska,W., Niedermayr, A.,**Sullivan, N., Baxter, E. 2014. Sm-Nd dating of hydrothermal carbonate formation: the case of the Breitenau magnesite deposit (Styria, Austria). Chemical Geology, 387, p. 184-201. (PDF)

Baxter E.F. and Scherer, E.E., 2013. Garnet: timekeeper of tectonometamorphic processes. Elements, v. 9 (PDF)

Baxter E.F., Caddick, M.J., and Ague, J.J., 2013. Garnet: common mineral, uncommonly useful. Elements, v. 9 (PDF)

Baxter, E.F., and Caddick, M.J., 2013. Garnet growth as a proxy for progressive subduction zone dehydration. Geology, v. 41, p. 643-646 (PDF)

Ague, J.J., Eckert, J.O., Chu, X., Baxter E.F., Chamberlain, C.P., 2013. Discovery of Ultrahigh-Temperature Metamorphism in the Acadian Orogen, Connecticut, USA. Geology. doi:10.1130/G33752.1 (PDF)

**Dragovic, B., **Samanta, L.M., Baxter, E.F., Selverstone, J., 2012. Using garnet to constrain the duration and rate of water-releasing metamorphic reactions during subduction: An example from Sifnos, Greece. Chemical Geology, v. 314-317, p. 9-22. (PDF)

*Korhonen, F.J., Brown, M., Grove, M., Siddoway, C.S., Baxter, E.F., and *Inglis, J.D. 2011. Separating metamorphic events in the Fosdick migmatite– granite complex, West Antarctica. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, v. 30. p. 165-191 (PDF).

**Pollington, A.D., and Baxter, E.F. 2011. High precision microsampling and preparation of zoned garnet porphyroblasts for Sm-Nd geochronology. Chemical Geology, 281, p. 270-282. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.12.014 (PDF)

Baxter, E.F. 2010. Diffusion of Noble Gases in Minerals. Reviews in Mineralogy & Geochemistry, 72, Ch. 11, p. 509-557. (link to GSW)

**Clay, P.L., Baxter E.F., Kelley, S.P., Watson, E.B., Thomas, J., Cherniak, D.P. 2010. Combined RBS and laser depth profiling of Ar diffusion in quartz: evidence for two diffusion pathways. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, p. 5906–5925. PDF

**Pollington, A.D. and Baxter, E.F., 2010. High resolution Sm/Nd garnet geochronology reveals the uneven pace of tectonometamorphic processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.02.019. PDF

*Peterman, E.M., Hacker, B.R., and Baxter, E.F., 2009. Phase transformations of continental crust during subduction and exhumation: Western Gneiss Region, Norway. European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, p. 1097-1118; DOI: 10.1127/0935-1221/2009/0021-1988. PDF

*Harvey J. and Baxter E.F., 2009. An improved method for TIMS high precision neodymium isotope analysis of very small aliquots (1 – 10 ng). Chemical Geology, 258, p. 251-257. PDF

**Lancaster, P.J., Baxter, E.F., Ague, J.J., Breeding, C.M., and Owens, T.L. 2008. Synchronous peak Barrovian metamorphism driven by syn-orogenic magmatism and fluid flow in southern Connecticut, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 26, p. 527-538. PDF

Ague, J.J., Baxter, E.F., 2007. Brief Heat Pulses During Mountain Building Recorded by Sr Diffusion in Apatite. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 261, p. 500-516. PDF

Watson, E.B. and Baxter, E.F., 2007. Frontiers: Diffusion in solid-Earth systems. EPSL, 253, 307-327. PDF

Baxter, E.F., Asimow, P.D and Farley, K.A. 2007. Grain boundary partitioning of Ar and He. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 424-451. PDF

Baxter, E.F. and DePaolo, D.J. 2004. Can metamorphic reactions proceed faster than bulk strain? Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 146, 657-670. PDF

Baxter, E.F. 2003. Quantification of the factors controlling the presence of excess 40Ar and 4He. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 216, 619-634. PDF

Baxter, E.F. 2003. Natural Constraints on Metamorphic Reaction Rates. in Geochronology - linking the isotopic record with petrology and textures. eds. Vance, Muller & Villa. Geological Society of London, Special Publication, 220, 183-202. PDF

Baxter, E.F., and DePaolo, D.J., 2002a. Field Measurement of High Temperature Bulk Metamorphic Reaction Rates I: Theory and Technique. American Journal of Science, 302, p. 442-464. PDF

Baxter, E.F., and DePaolo, D.J., 2002b. Field Measurement of High Temperature Bulk Metamorphic Reaction Rates II: Interpretation of Results from a Field Site near Simplon Pass, Switzerland. American Journal of Science, 302, 465-516. PDF

Baxter, E.F., DePaolo, D.J., and Renne, P.R., 2002. Spatially Correlated Anomalous 40Ar/39Ar “Age” Variations About a Lithologic Contact near Simplon Pass, Switzerland: A Mechanistic Explanation for Excess Ar. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, p. 1067-1083. PDF

Baxter, E.F., Ague, J.J., and DePaolo, D.J., 2002. Prograde Temperature-Time Evolution in the Barrovian Type-Locality Constrained by Precise Sm/Nd Garnet Ages from Glen Clova, Scotland. Journal of the Geological Society, London, 159, p. 71-82. PDF

Ague, J.J., Baxter, E.F., and J.O. Eckert, 2001. High fO2 During Sillimanite Zone Metamorphism of Part of the Barrovian Type Locality, Glen Clova, Scotland. Journal of Petrology, 42, p. 1301-1320. PDF

Baxter, E.F., and DePaolo, D.J., 2000. Field Measurement of Slow Metamorphic Reaction Rates at Temperatures of 500-600°C. Science, 288, p. 1411-1414. PDF

 

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