Geochronologie

Unser Team

Leitung

Prof. Dr.  Ulf Linnemann
Stellvertretender Direktor SNSD, Abteilungsleiter Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie und Sektionsleiter Geochronologie

Stellvertretender Direktor SNSD/ Deputy Managing Director of SNSD
Abteilungsleiter Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie/ Head of Department Mineralogy and Geology
Sektionsleiter Geochronologie / Head of Section Geochronolgy
Honorar-Professur für Geologie an der TU Dresden/ Honorary Professor for Geology TU Dresden

submitted

Wizevich, M., Meyer, C.A., Linnemann, U., Gärtner, A., Sonntag, B.-L., Hofmann, M. (submitted to Swiss Journal of Geosciences): U-Pb zircon provenance of Triassic sandstones, western Swiss Alps: Implications for geotectonic history

Zieger, J., Rothe, J., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. (submitted to Journal of African Earth Sciences): The Permo-Carboniferous Dwyka Group of the Aranos Basin (Namibia) – How detrital zircons help understanding sedimentary recycling during a major glaciation.

Zieger, J., Bittner, L., Gärtner, A., Hofmann, M., Gerdes, A., Marko, L., Linnemann, U. (submitted to International Journal of Earth Sciences): U-Pb-ages of magmatic and detrital zircon of the Döhlen Basin – Geological history of a Permian strike-slip basin in the Elbe Zone (Germany).

Zieger, J., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Marko, L., Gerdes, A., Ehling, B.-C., Linnemann, U. (submitted to Tectonophysics): The geochronological history of the Hohnsdorf Crystalline Complex (Germany) – Piecing together the puzzling evolution of the Mid-German Crystalline Rise.

Villeneuve, M., Gärtner, A., Kalikone, C., Wazi, N., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U. (submitted to Precambrian Research): U-Pb ages and provenance of detrital zircons from the metasedimentary rocks of the Nya-Ngezie and Bugarama groups (D.R. Congo): A key for the evolution of the Mesoproterozoic Kibaran-Burundian orogen in central Africa. Correlations with the Kivu, Karagwe-Ankolean and Kibaride belts and Geodynamic interpretations.

Guillou, O., Youbi, N., Gärtner, A., Villeneuve, M., Linnemann, U., Rjimati, E.-C., El Archi, A., Bellon, H., Boumehdi, M. A., Besalah, M. K., Arab, E. M. (submitted to International Journal of African Earth Sciences). The mafic igneous units of the Adrar Souttouf Massif (Sahara, Southern Morocco): Geochemical evidence of late Neoproterozoic Island Arc.

Fairey, B.J., Kerrison, A., Meere, P.A., Mulchrone, K.F., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Sonntag, B.-L., Linnemann, U., Kuiper, K.F. (submitted to Journal of the Geological Society, London): Provenance of the offshore Mesozoic sedimentary basins of Southern Ireland as determined by detrital zircon and mica geochronology.

Fairey, B.J., Kerrison, A., Meere, P.A., Mulchrone, K.F., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Sonntag, B.-L., Linnemann, U., Kuiper, K.F., Mark, C., Cogné, N., Chew, D. (submitted to Gondwana Research): Sedimentary provenance of the Upper Old Red Sandstone and the role of sediment recycling in the development of the Devonian-Carboniferous basins of southern Ireland: Insights from detrital zircon, mica and apatite geochronology.

Ait Lahna, A., Tassinari, C.C.G., Youbi, N., Basei, M.A.S., Ernst, R.E., Admou, H., Mata, J., Bouougri, E.H., Sato, K., Söderlund, U., Gärtner, A., Boumehdi, M.A., Chaib, L., Ikenne, M., Linnemann, U., Bodinier, J.-L., Bensalah, M.K. (submitted to Gondwana Research): Refining the stratigraphy of the Tizi n’Taghatine Group via U-Pb geochronology of the Ifzwane Suite and detrital zircons of sedimentary rocks (Zenaga and Bou Azzer-El Graara Inliers, Anti-Atlas, Morocco).

Gerdes, A., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Kahlke, R.-D. (submitted book chapter, publication scheduled for 2018): U-Pb small scale isochrone (SSI) geochronology of travertine from the Untermassfeld fossil site. – In: Kahlke, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld, Volume 4.

Kahlke, R.-D., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. (submitted book chapter, publication scheduled for 2018): New results on the geological history of the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: Kahlke, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld, Volume 4.

2018

Mende K, Linnemann U, Nesbor HD, Militzer A, Jansen U, Königshof P, Bahlburg H, Hofmann M, Gerdes A, Berndt J, Nawrat J (2018) Provenance of exotic Ordovician and Devonian sedimentary rock units from the Rhenish Massif (Central European Variscides, Germany). Tectonophysics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2018.10.029.

Linnemann U, Ovtcharova M, Schaltegger U, Gärtner, A., Hautmann, M. Geyer, G., Vickers-Rich, P., Rich, T., Plessen, B., Hofmann, M., Zieger, J., Krause, R., Kiesfeld, L., Smith, J. (2018) New high‐resolution age data from the Ediacaran–Cambrian boundary indicate rapid, ecologically driven onset of the Cambrian explosion. Terra Nova. 2018; 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/ter.12368

Villeneuve, M., Gärtner, A., Nury, D., Fournier, F., Arlhac, P., Linnemann, U., Caron, J.P. (2018): Age and provenance of detrital zircons from the Oligocene formations of the Marseille Aubagne basins (SE France). Consequences on the geodynamic and palaeogeographic evolution of the northern Gondwana margin. International Journal of Earth Sciences https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-018-1649-z.

Zieger J, Linnemann U, Hofmann M, Gärtner A, Marko L, Gerdes A (2018) A new U–Pb LA-ICP-MS age of the Rumburk granite (Lausitz Block, Saxo‑Thuringian Zone): constraints for a magmaticevent in the Upper Cambrian. Int J EarthSci, doi: 10.1007/s00531-017-1511-8

Augustsson, C., Voigt, T., Bernhart, K., Kreißler, M., Gaupp, R., Gärtner, A., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U. 2018. Zircon size-age sorting and source-area effect: The German Triassic Buntsandstein Group. Sedimentary Geology 375, 218-231.

Kohút, M., Hofmann, M., Havrila, M., Linnemann, U., Havrila, J. 2018. Tracking an upper limit of the “Carnian Crisis” and/or Carnian stage in the Western Carpathians (Slovakia). International Journal of Earth Sciences 107/1, 321-335.

Konaté, M., Ahmed Y., Gärtner, A., Amadou, D.A., Maharou, H.I., Tourba, K., Hofmann, M., Zieger, J., Linnemann, U. 2018. U–Pb detrital zircon ages of sediments from the Firgoun and Niamey areas (eastern border of West African Craton, West Niger). Comptes Rendus Geoscience 350/6, 267-278.

Krautz, J., Gärtner A., Hofmann M., Linnemann, U., Kleber, A. 2018. Cover beds older than the mid-pleistocene revolution and the provenance of their eolian components, La Sal Mountains, Utah, USA. Quarternary Science Reviews 185, 1-8.

Krautz, J., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Kleber, A. 2018. Capability of U–Pb dating of zircons from Quaternary tephra: Jemez Mountains, NM, and La Sal Mountains, UT, USA. Quaternary Science Journal 67, 7-16.

Luthardt, L.,·Hofmann, M.,·Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Marko, L., Rößler, R. 2018. A new U–Pb zircon age and a volcanogenic model for the early Permian Chemnitz Fossil Forest. International Journal of Earth Sciences 107/7, 2465-2489.

Pereira, M.F., Díez Fernández, R., Gama, C., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2018. S-type granite generation and emplacement during a regional switch from extensional to contractional deformation (Central Iberian Zone, Iberian autochthonous domain, Variscan Orogeny). International Journal of Earth Sciences 107, 251-267.

Vickers-Rich, P., Soleimani, S., Farjandi, F., Zand, M., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Wilson, S.A., Cas, R., Rich, T.H. 2018. A preliminary report on new Ediacaran fossils from Iran. Alcheringa 42, 230-243.

Fairey, B.J., Kerrison, A., Meere, P.A., Mulchrone, K.F., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Sonntag, B.-L., Linnemann, U., Kuiper, K.F., Ennis, M., Mark, C., Cogné, N., Chew D. (2018): Erratum for ‘The provenance of the Devonian Old Red Sandstone of the Dingle Peninsula, SW Ireland; the earliest record of Laurentian and peri-Gondwanan sediment mixing in Ireland,’ Journal of the Geoloical Society, London, 175, 411–424. – Journal of the Geological Society, 175, 1032. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2017-099Err.

Fairey, B.J., Kerrison, A., Meere, P.A., Mulchrone, K.F., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Sonntag, B.-L., Linnemann, U., Kuiper, K.F., Ennis, M., Mark, C., Cogné, N., Chew D. (2018): The provenance of the Devonian Old Red Sandstone of the Dingle Peninsula, SW Ireland; the earliest record of Laurentian and peri-Gondwanan sediment mixing in Ireland. – Journal of the Geological Society, 175, 411–424. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2017-099.

2017

Abubaker, A., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Elicki, O. 2017. First U–Pb geochronology on detrital zircons from Early-Middle Cambrian strata of the Torgau-Doberlug Syncline (eastern Germany) and palaeogeographic implications. International Journal of Earth Sciences 106/7, 2445-2459.

Hofmann, M., Voigt, T., Bittner, L., Gärtner, A., Zieger, J., Linnemann, U. 2017. Reworked Middle Jurassic sandstones as a marker for Upper Cretaceous basin inversion in Central Europe—a case study for the U–Pb detrital zircon record of the Upper Cretaceous Schmilka section and their implication for the sedimentary cover of the Lausitz Block (Saxony, Germany). International Journal of Earth Sciences 107, 913-932.

Pereira, M. F.; Ribeiro, C.; Gama, C.; Drost, K.; Chichorro, M.; Vilallonga, F.; Hofmann, M.; Linnemann, U. (2017) Provenance of upper Triassic sandstone, southwest Iberia (Alentejo and Algarve basins): tracing variability in the sources. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 106, 43-57.

Linnemann, U. (2017) German and Hungarian Mineralogists in Jena: Transfer of Knowledge at the turn of the 18th and 19th Centuries within the framework of the „Society for the Complete Mineralogy to Jena“ (Book review). Isis, 108, 450-451.

Abd El-Rahman, Y., Seifert, T., Gutzmer, J. Said, A., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. (2016) The South Um Mongul Cu-Mo-Au prospect in the Eastern Desert of Egypt: From a mid-Cryogenian continental arc to Ediacaran post-collisional appinite-high Ba-Sr monzogranite. Ore Reviews, DOI10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.06.004

Böhme, M., Spassov, N., Ebner, M., Geraads, D., Hristova, L., Kirscher, U., Kötter, S., Linnemann, U., Prieto, J., Roussiakis, S., Theodorou, G., Uhlig, G., Winklhofer, M. (2017). Messinianage and savannah environment of the possible hominin Graecopithecus from Europe. PLoS ONE, 12(5): e0177347. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177347

Königshof, P., Linnemann, U., Phuong, T.H. (2017). U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology of sedimentary rocks in NE Vietnam: Implication for Early and Middle Devonian Palaeogeography. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences, 39(4), 303-323, DOI: 10.15625/0866-7187/39/4/10727

Agnihotri, D, Pandita S.K., Tewari, R., Awatar, R., Linnemann U., Pillai S.S.K., Joshi, A., Gautam S., Kumar, K. (2017): Palynology and detrital zircon geochronology of the Carboniferous Fenestella Shale Formation of the Tethyan realm in Kashmir Himalaya: Implications for global correlation and floristic evolution. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.09.003.

Linnemann, U., Su, T., Kunzmann, L., Spicer, R.A., Ding, W.-N., Spicer, T.E.V., Zieger, J., Hofmann, M., Moraweck, K., Gärtner, A., Gerdes, A., Marko, L., Zhang, S.-T., Li, S.-F., Tang, H., Huang, J., Mulch, A., Mosbrugger, V., Zhou, Z.-K. (2017, accepted): New U-Pb dates show a Paleogene origin for the modern Asian biodiversity hot spots. Geology, doi:  10.1130/G39693.1.

Hofmann, M., Voigt, T., Bittner, L., Gärtner, A., Zieger, J., Linnemann, U. (2017, accepted): Reworked Middle Jurassic sandstones as a marker for Upper Cretaceous basin inversion in Central Europe ? A case study for the U-Pb detrital zircon record of the Upper Cretaceous Schmilka section and their implication for the sedimentary cover of the Lausitz Block (Saxony, Germany). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 10.1007/s00531-017-1552-z.

Linnemann, U., Pieren Pidal, A., Hofmann, M., Drost, K., Quesada, C., Gerdes, A., Marko, L., Gärtner, A., Zieger, J., Ulrich, J., Krause, R., Horak, J. (2017): A ~565 Ma old glaciation in the Ediacaran of peri-Gondwanan West Africa. International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s00531-017-1520-7.

Zieger, J., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Marko L., Gerdes, A. (2017): A new U-Pb LA-ICP-MS age of the Rumburk granite (Lausitz Block, Saxo-Thuringian Zone): constraintsfor a magmatic event in the Upper Cambrian. International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s00531-017-1511-8.

Voigt, S., Buchwitz, M., Fischer, J., Kogan, I., Moisan, P., Schneider, J.W., Spindler, F., Brosig, A., Preusse, M., Scholze, F., Linnemann, U. (2017): Triassic life in an inland lake basin of the warm-temperate biome – the Madygen Lagerstätte (southwest Kyrgyzstan, Central Asia). In: Nicholas C. Fraser, Hans-Dieter Sues (Eds.). Terrestrial Conservation Lagerstätten. Windows into the Evolution of Life on Land. Dunedin, 65-104.

Pereira, M.F., Díez Fernández, R., Gama, C., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. (2017): S-type granite generation and emplacement during a regional switch from extensional to contractional deformation (Central Iberian Zone, Iberian autochthonous domain, Variscan Orogeny). International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI 10.1007/s00531-017-1488-3.

Gärtner, A., Youbi, N., Villeneuve, M., Sagawe, A., Hofmann, M., Mahmoudi, A., Boumehdi, M.A., Linnemann, U. (2017): The zircon evidence of temporally changing sediment transport ? the NW Gondwana margin during Cambrian to Devonian time (Aoucert and Smara areas, Moroccan Sahara). ? International Journal of Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s00531-017-1457-x

2016

Wallner, A., Feige, J., Kinoshita N.,  Paul, M., Fifield, L.K., Golser, R., Honda, M., Linnemann, U., Matsuzaki, H., Merchel, S., Rugel, G., Tims, S. G., Steier, P., Yamagata, T.,  Winkler, R.S., 2016. Recent near-Earth supernovae probed by global deposition of interstellar radioactive 60Fe. Nature, 532, 69-72, doi:10.1038/nature17196

Nury, D., Villeneuve, M., Arlhac, P., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Châteauneuf, J.J., Riveline, J., Hippolyte, J.C. (2016). New insights on the Marseille-Aubagne Oligocene basins (France). – Boletín Geológico y Minero 127 (2/3), 483–498.

Villeneuve, M., Nury, D., Arlhac, P., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Pantaine, L. (2016). Evidence for an intra-Oligocene compressive event in the Marseille-Aubagne basins (SE France). – Boletín Geológico y Minero 127 (2/3), 499–512.

Gärtner, A., Villeneuve, M., Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Youbi, N., Hofmann, M. (2016). Similar crustal evolution in the western units of the Adrar Souttouf Massif (Moroccan Sahara), and the Avalonian terranes: insights from Hf isotope data. Tectonophysics 681, 305–317.

Sagawe, A., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Gerdes, A. (2016). Exotic crustal components at the northern margin of the Bohemian Massif – Implications from U-Th-Pb and Hf isotopes of zircon from the Saxonian Granulite Massif. Tectonophysics 681, 234–249.

Margalef, A., Castiñeiras, P., Casas, J.M., Navidad, M., Liesa, M., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A. (2016). Detrital zircons from the Ordovician rocks of the Pyrenees: Geochronological constraints and provenance. Tectonophysics 681, 234–249.

Pereira, M.F., Gama, C., Chichorro, M., Silva, J.B., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Gärtner, A. (2016). Evidence for multi-cycle sedimentation and provenance constraints from detrital zircon U-Pb ages: Triassic strata of the Lusitanian basin (western Iberia). Tectonophysics 681, 318–331.

Estrada, S., Läufer, A., Eckelmann, K., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. (2016). Continuous Neoproterozoic to Ordovician sedimentation at the East Gondwana margin – implications from detrital zircons of the Ross Orogen in northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Gondwana Research 37, 426–448.

2015

Gärtner, A., Villeneuve, M., Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Youbi, N., Hofmann, M. 2015. Similar crustal evolution in the exotic terranes of the Adrar Souttouf Massif (Moroccan Sahara), and the Avalonian terranes: insights from Hf isotope data.Tectonophysics. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.030

Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Fernández-Suárez, J., Pastor-Galán, D., Johnston, S. T., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Shaw, J., Colmenero, J.R., Hernández, P. (submitted). Significance of detrital zircons in Siluro-Devonian rocks from Iberia. Journal of the Geological Society, doi:10.1144/jgs2014-118.

Estrada, S., Läufer, A., Eckelmann, K., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2015. Continuous Neoproterozoic to Ordovician sedimentation at the East Gondwana margin – implications from detrital zircons of the Ross Orogen in northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Gondwana Research, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2015.10.006

Dias da Silva, Í., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., González-Clavijo, E., Díez-Montes, A., Martínez Catalán, J.R. (2015) Detrital zircon and tectonostratigraphy of the Parautochthon under the Morais Complex (NE Portugal): implications for the Variscan accretionary history of the Iberian Massif, Journal of the Geological Society, v. 172, no. 1, p. 45-61. DOI: 10.1144/jgs2014-005

Löcse, F., Linnemann, U., Schneider, G., Annacker, V., Zierold, T., Rößler, R. 2015. 200 Jahre Tubicaulis solenites (Sprengel) Cotta. Sammlungsgeschichte, Paläobotanik & Geologie eines oberkarbonischen Baumfarn-Unikats aus dem Schweddey-Ignimbrit vom Gückelsberg bei Flöha. Veröff. Museum für Naturkunde Chemnitz, 38, 5-46.

Pereira, M.F., Gama, C., Chichorro, M., Silva, J.B., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2015. Evidence for multi-cycle sedimentation and provenance constraints from detrital zircon U-Pb ages: Triassic strata of the Lusitanian basin (western Iberia). Tectonophysics, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.011

Villeneuve, M., Gärtner, A., Youbi, N., El Archi, A., Vernhet, E., Rjimati, E.C., Zemmouri, A., Linnemann, U., Bellon, H., Gerdes, A., Guillou, O., Corsini, M., Paquette, J.-L. 2015. The Southern and Central parts of the “Souttoufide” belt, in Northwest Africa. – Journal of African Earth Sciences 112, 451–470, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci. 2015.04.016.

Karaoui, B., Breitkreutz, C., Mahmoudi, A., Youbi, N., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2015. U–Pb zircon ages from volcanic and sedimentary rocks of the Ediacaran Bas Draâ inlier (Anti-Atlas Morocco): Chronostratigraphic and provenance implications. – Precambrian Research 263, 43–58, doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.03.003.

2014

Gärtner, A., Villeneuve, M., Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Youbi, N., Guillou, O., Rjimati, E.C. 2014. History of the West African Neoproterozoic Ocean: Key to the geotectonic history of circum-Atlantic Peri-Gondwana (Adrar Souttouf Massif, Moroccan Sahara). – Gondwana Research, doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2014.11.011.

Casas, J.M., Navidad, M., Castiñeiras, P., Liesa, M., Aguilar, C., Carreras, J., Hofmann, M., Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U. 2014. The Late Neoproterozoic magmatism in the Ediacaran series of the Eastern Pyrenees: New ages and isotope geochemistry. – International Journal of Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1007/s00531-014-1127-1.

Hofmann, M., Niebuhr, B., Linnemann, U., Wilmsen, M. 2014. Detrital zircon ages and provenance data from the Lower-Middle Turonian boundary interval of Amberg (upper Winzerberg Formation, Danubian Cretaceous Group, Bavaria). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften DOI: 10.1127/zdgg/2014/0025.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Hoffmann, K.-H., Germs, G., Gerdes, A., Marko, L., Eckelmann, K., Gärtner, A., Krause, R. 2014. The four Neoproterozoic glaciations of southern Namibia and their detrital zircon record: The fingerprints of four crustal growth events during two supercontinent cycles. Precambrian Research DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2014.07.021

Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Hofmann, M., Marko, L. 2014. The Cadomian Orogen: Neoproterozoic to Early Cambrian crustal growth and orogenic zoning along the periphery of the West African Craton—Constraints from U–Pb zircon ages and Hf isotopes (Schwarzburg Antiform, Germany). Precambrian Research, 244, 236-278.

Enckelmann, E., Ridgway, K. D., Carignano, C., Linnemann, U. 2014. A thermochronometric view intzo an ancient landscape: Tectonic setting, development, and inversion of the Paleozoic easternPaganzo basin, Argentina. Lithospere, 6, 93-107.

Bühler, B., Breitkreuz, C. Pfänder. J.A., Hofmann, M., Becker, S., Linnemann, U., Eliwa, H.A. 2014. New insights into the accretion of the Arabian-Nubian Shield: Depositional setting, composition and geochronology of a mid-Cryogenian arc succession (North Eastern Desert, Egypt), Precambrian Research, 243, 149-167.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Hoffmann, K.-H., Gerdes, A., Eckelmann, K., Gärtner, A., 2014. The Namuskluft- and Dreigratberg-sections in southern Namibia (Kalahari Craton, Gariep Belt): A geological history of Neoproterozoic rifting and recycling of cratonic crust during the dispersal of Rodinia until the amalgamation of Gondwana. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 103, 1187-1202.

Fernández-Suarez, J., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Pastor-Galán, D., Hofmann, M., Murphy, J.B., Linnemann, U., 2014. The Ediacaran-Early Cambrian detrital zircon record of NW Iberia. Possible sources and paleogeographic constraints. International Journal of Earth Sciences 103, 1335-1357.

Stachan, R.A., Linnemann, U., Jeffries, U., Drost, K, Ulrich, J., 2014. Armorican provenance for chaotic wild flysch deposits of the Lizard ophiolite complex (Cornwall, UK) – constraints for large-scale Devonian obduction of Cadomian and Lower Palaeozoic crust onto the southern margin of Avalonia. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 103, 1359-1383.

Pereira, M.F., Ribeiro, C., Vilallonga, F., Chichorro, M., Drost, K., Silva, J.B., Albardeiro, L., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2014. Variability over time in the sources of South Portuguese Zone turbidites: evidence of denudation of different crustal blocks during the assembly of Pangaea. International Journal of Earth Sciences. 103, 1453-1470.

Löcse, F., Meyer, J., Klein, R., Linnemann, U., Weber, J., Rößler, R., 2013. Neue Florenfunde in einem Vulkanit des Oberkarbons von Flöha – Querschnitt durch eine ignimbritische Abkähleinheit. Veröff. Museum für Naturkunde Chemnitz, 36, 85-142.

Tunç, I.O., Yiğitbaş, E., Sengün, F., Wazeck, J., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2014, U-Pb Zircon Geochronology of Northern Metamorphic Massifs in the Biga Peninsula (NW Anatolia-Turkey): New Data and a New Approach to Understand of the Tectonostratigraphy of the Region, Geodinamica Acta, DOI:10.1080/09853111.2013.877242.

2013

Bader, T., Ratschbacher, L., Franz, L., Yang, Z., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Yuan, H., 2013. The heart of China revisited, I. Proterozoic tectonics of the Qin mountains in the core of the supercontinent Rodinia. Tectonics 32, 1-27.

Bader, T., Franz, L., Ratschbacher, L, de Capitani, C., Webb, A.A.G., Yang, Z., Pfänder, J.A., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2013, submitted. The Heart of China revisited, II. Early Paleozoic (ultra)high-pressure and (ultra)high-temperature metamorphic Quinling orogenic collage. Tectonics 32: 922-947.

Eckelmann, K., Nesbor, H.-D., Königshof, P., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Lange, J.-M., Sagawe, A., 2013. Plate interactions of Laurussia and Gondwana during the formation of Pangaea – Constraints from U-Pb LA-SF-ICP-MS detrital zircon ages of Devonian and Early Carboniferous siliciclastics of the Rhenohercynian zone, Central European Variscides. Gondwana Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.gr.2013.05.018.

Rose, C.V., Maloof, A.C., Schoene, B., Ewing, R.C., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Cottle, J.M., 2013. The end-Cryogenian glaciation of South Australia. Geoscience Canada 40: 256-293.

Hall, M., Kaufman, A.J., Vickers-Rich, P., Ivantsov, A., Trusler, P., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Elliott, D., Cui, H., Fedonkin, M., Hoffmann, K.-H., Wilson, S.A., Schneider, G., Smith, J., 2013. Changing environments and their impact on metazoan evolution and preservation during the terminal Proterozoic in African Gondwana. Precambrian Research 238: 214-232.

Löcse, F., Meyer, J., Klein, R., Linnemann, U., Weber, J., Rößler, R., 2013. Neue Florenfunde in einem Vulkanit des Oberkarbons von Flöha – Querschnitt durch eine ignimbritische Abkähleinheit. Veröff. Museum für Naturkunde Chemnitz, 36, 85-142.

Gärtner, A., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M. (2013): The provenance of northern Kalahari Basin sediments and growth history of the southern Congo Craton reconstructed by U-Pb ages of zircons from recent river sands. International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geologische Rundschau), 103, 579-595.

Delpomdor, F., Linnemann, U., Boven, A., Gärtner, A., Travin, A., Blanpied, C., Virgone, A., Jelsma, H., Préat, A., 2013. Depositional age, provenance, tectonic and palaeoclimatic settings of the late Mesoproterozoic – middle Neoproterozoic Mbuji-Mayi Supergroup, Democratic Republic of Congo. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 389, 4-34.

Pastor-Galán, D., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Murphy, J.B., Fernández-Suárez, J., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2013. Provenance analysis of the Paleozoic sequences of the northern Gondwana margin in NW Iberia: Passive margin to Variscan collision and orocline development. Gondwana Research 23-3:1089-1103.

Gärtner, A., Villeneuve, M., Linnemann, U., El Archi, A., Bellon, H., 2013. An exotic terrane of Laurussian affinity in the Mauritanides and Souttoufides (Moroccan Sahara). – Gondwana Research, 24, 687-699.

Altumi, M. M., Elicki, O., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Sagawe, A., Gärtner, A., 2013. U-Pb LA-ICP-MS detrital zircon ages from the Cambrian of Al Quarqaf Arch, central-western Libya: Provenanace of the West Gondwanan sand sea at the dawn of the early Palaeozoic. – Journal of African Earth Sciences, 79, 74-97.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2013. The Late Ordocician (Hirnatian) Lederschiefer Formation in Thuringia – evidences for a glaciomarine origin from the Berga Antiform (Saxo-Thuringian Zone). Geologica Saxonica 59: 133-139.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Voigt, T., 2013. The Upper Cretaceous section at Schmilka in Saxony (Elbsandsteingebirge, Germany) – syntectonic sedimentation and inverted zircon age populations revealed by LA-ICP-MS U/Pb data. Geologica Saxonica 59: 101-130.

Franz, C., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Winkler, R., Ullrich, B., 2013. U-Pb ages of detrital zircons, fossils, and facies of the Cambro-Ordovician overstep sequence of the eastern Lausitz Block (Dubrau and Ober-Prauske Formations, Saxo-Thuringian Zone). Geologica Saxonica 59: 45-63.

Sonntag, B.-L., Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Ullrich. B. 2013, Provenance analysis of the heavy mineral placer in the Seufzergründel (Sächsische Schweiz) using EDX analysis on heavy minerals and zircon dating by LA-ICP-MS; Geologica Saxonica, 59. 245-250.

Jähne, B., Jeffries, T., Linnemann, U., Ullrich, B., 2013. The provenance of the Caminaberg Quartzite constrained by U-Pb LA-ICP-MS ages of detrital zircon (Görlitz Schist Belt, Saxo-Thuringian Zone), Geologica Saxonica 59: 141-147.

Pereira, M. F., Chichorro, M., Gutierrez-Alonso, G., Vilallonga, F., Drost, K., Ribeiro, C., Silva, J.B., Albardeiro,L., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U.,. 2013. The Significance of Changes of Source Areas During Carboniferous Turbiditic Deposition (Southwestern Iberia). Strati 2013, 741-745. (P118).

Gärtner, A, Linnemann, U., Sagawe, A., Hofmann, M., Ullrich, B., Kleber, A., 2013. Morphology of zircon crystal grains in sediments – characteristics, classifications, definitions. Geologica Saxonica 59: 65-73.

Sagawe, A., Gärtner, A., Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., 2013. U-Pb ages and morphology of zircons from different granites within the Saxonian Granulite Massif. Geologica Saxonica, 59, 205-224.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Rai, V., 2013. Wo lag Indien vor einer Milliarde Jahren? Senckenberg-Natur Forschung Museum 143: 42-45.

2012

Pereira, M.F., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Chichorro, M., Solá, A.R., Medina, J., Silva, J.B., 2012. The Provenance of Late Ediacaran and Early Ordovician siliciclastic rocks in the Southwest Central Iberian Zone: Constraints from detrital zircon data on Northern Gondwana margin evolution during the Late Neoproterozoic, Precambrian Research, 192-195, 166-189.

Linnemann, U., Herbosch, A., Liégeois, J.-P., Pin, C., Gärtner, A., Hofmann, M., 2012. The Cambrian to Devonian Odyssey of the Brabant Massif within Avalonia: A review with new zircon ages, geochemistry, Sm-Nd isotopes, stratigraphy and palaeogeography. Earth-Science Reviews,112, 126-154.

Pereira, M. F., Chichorro, M., Johnston, S., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Silva, J. B., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Drost, K., 2012. The missing Rheic Ocean magmatic arcs: Provenance analysis of Late Paleozoic sedimentary clastic rocks of SW Iberia. Gondwana Research, 22, 882-891.

Nance, R.D., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Keppie, J.D., Linnemann, U., Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., Strachan, R.A., Woodcock, N., 2012. A brief history of the Rheic Ocean. Geoscience Frontiers, 1-11.

Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Eckelmann, K., Gärtner, A., Krause, R. & Sagawe, A., 2012. Plattentektonik im Spiegel radiometrischer Zirkondatierungen. – Senckenberg Natur, Forschung, Museum, 142 (1/2), 6-11.

2011

Linnemann, U., Ouzegane, K., Drareni, A., Hofmann, M., Becker, S., Gärtner, A., Sagawe, A., 2011. Sands of West Gondwana: An archive of secular magmatism and plate interactions – A case study from the Cambro-Ordovician section of the Tassili Ouan Ahaggar (Algerian Sahara) using U-Pb-LA-ICP-MS detrital zircon ages. Lithos 123, 188-203.

Hofmann, M., Linnemann, U., Rai, V., Becker, S., Gärtner, A., Sagawe, A., 2011. The India and South China cratons at the margin of Rodinia – synchronous Neoproterozoic magmatism revealed by LA-ICP-MS zircon analyses. Lithos 123, 176-187.

Drost, K., Gerdes, A., Jeffries, T., Linnemann, U., Storey, C., 2011. Provenance of Neoproterozoic and early siliciclastic rocks of the Teplá-Barrandian unit (Bohemian Massif): Evidence from U-Pb detrital zircon ages. Gondwana Research 19, 213-231.

Chumakov, N. M., Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Pokrovskii, B.G., 2011. Neoproterozoic Ice Sheets of the Siberian Platform: U–Pb–LA_ICP_MS Ages of Detrital Zircons from the Bol’shoi Patom Formation and the Geotectonic Position of Its Provenance, Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation, 19(6), 105-112.

Linnemann, U., Franz, C., Hofmann, M., Winkler, R., Ullrich, B., 2011. The Dubrau Formation (Lower Ordivician, Lausitz Block) – Sedimentary facies, fossil assemblage, and U-Pb ages of detrital zircons from a peri-Gondwanan cold water section with West African affinity. Freiberger Forschungshefte, C 540, 119-139.

2010

Zech, J., Jeffries, T., Faust, D., Ulrich, B., Linnemann, U., 2010. U/Pb-dating and geochemical characterisation of the Brocken and Ramberg Pluton, Harz Mountains, Germany. Journal of Central European Geology 56, 9-24.

Nance, R.D., Gutiérrez-Alonso, G., Keppie, J.D., Linnemann, U., Murphy, J.B., Quesada, C., Strachan, R.A., Woodcock, N., 2010. Evolution of the Rheic Ocean. Gondwana Research 17, 194-222.

Linnemann, U.; Hofmann, M., 2010. Die Wiege des Lebens: Das Präkambrium. Biologie unserer Zeit 40, 110-121.

Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L., Gerdes, A., Jeffries, T.E., Drost, K., Ulrich, J., 2010. The Cadomian Orogeny in the Saxo-Thuringian Zone. In: Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L. (Eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia – From the Cadomian Active Margin to the Variscan Orogen, Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 37-58.

Linnemann, U., Hofmann, M., Romer, R.L., Gerdes, A., 2010. Transitional stages between the Cadomian and Variscan Orogenies: Basin development and tectonomagmatic evolution of the southern margin of the Rheic Ocean in the Saxo-Thuringian Zone (North Gondwana shelf). In: Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L. (Eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia – From the Cadomian Active Margin to the Variscan Orogen, Schweizerbart Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 59-98.

Linnemann, U., Schauer, M., Hofmann, M. Sagawe, A., 2010. Geological mapping of the Saxo-Thuringian Zone: The historical perspective. In: Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L. (Eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 17-28.

Kroner, U., Romer, R.L., Linnemann, U., 2010. The Saxo-Thuringian Zone of the Variscan Orogen as part of Pangea. In: Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L. (Eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 3-16.

Romer, R.L., Linnemann, U., Plessen, B., 2010. Geochemical Character of the Saxo-Thuringian crust. In: Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L. (Eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 29-36.

Romer, R.L., Schneider, J.C., Linnemann, U., 2010. Post-Variscan deformation and hydrothermal mineralization in Saxo-Thuringia and beyond: a geochronological review. In: Linnemann, U., Romer, R.L. (Eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 347-360.

2009 and earlier

Hofmann, M. Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Ullrich, B., Schauer, M., 2009. Timing of dextral strike-slip processes and basement exhumation in the Elbe Zone (Saxo-Thuringian Zone): the final pulse of the Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif constrained by LA-SF-ICP-MS U–Pb zircon data, In: Murphy, J. B., Keppie, J. D. & Hynes, A. J. (eds): Ancient Orogens and Modern Analogues. TheGeological Society, London, Special Publications, 327, 197–214.

Nance, R.D., Linnemann, U., 2008. The Rheic Ocean: Origin, Evolution, and Significance. GSA Today 18, 4-12.

Nance, R.D., Murphy, J.B., Strachan, R.A., Keppie, J.D., Gutiérez-Alonso, G., Fernández-Suárez, J., Quesada, C., Linnemann, U., D´Lemos, R., Pisarevsky, S.A., 2008. Neoproterozoic-early Palaeozoic tectonostratigraphy and Palaeogeography of the peri-Gondwanan terranes: Amazonian v. West African connections. In. Ennih, N., Liégeois, J.-P. (eds.): The Boundaries of the West African Craton. Geological Society of London, Special Publication 297, 345-383.

Linnemann, U., Pereira, F., Jeffries, T.E., Drost, K., Gerdes, A., 2008. The Cadomian orogeny and the opening of the Rheic Ocean: The diachrony of geotectonic processes constraines by La-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon dating (Ossa-Morna and Saxo-Thuringian Zones, Iberian and Bohemian Massifs). Tectonophysics, 461, 21-43.

Linnemann. U., Romer, R.L. & Ulrich, J., 2008. The Saxo-Thuringian Zone (Chapter 2: “The Precambrian”). In: McCann, T. (ed) The Geology of Central Europe. The Geological Society of London, London, 60-67.

Linnemann, U., Drost, K., Gerdes, A., Jeffries, T. & Romer, R.L., 2008. The Bohemian Massif (Chapter 3: “The Cadomian Orogeny”). In: McCann, T. (ed) The Geology of Central Europe. The Geological Society of London, London, 121-147.

Kroner, U., Hahn, T., Romer, R.L., Linnemann, U., 2007. The Variscan Orogeny in the Saxo-Thuringian Zone-heterogenous overprint of Cadomian / Palaeozoic peri-Gondwana crust. In: Linnemann, U., Nance, D., Kraft. P., Zulauf, G. (Eds.): The Evolution of the Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian Active Margin to Alleghenian-Variscan Collision. – Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper, 423, 153-172.

Drost, K., Romer, R.L., Linnemann, U., Fatka, O., Kraft, P., Marek, J., 2007. Nd-Sr-Pb isotopic signatures of Neoproterozoic – Early Paleozoic siliciclastic rocks in response to changing geotectonic regimes: A case study from the Barrandian area (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic).- In: Linnemann, U., Nance, R.D., Kraft, P., and Zulauf., eds., The Evolution of the Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian Active Margin to Alleghenian-Variscan Collision. – Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 423, 191-208.

Linnemann, U., 2007. Ediacaran rocks from the Cadomian Basement of the Saxo-Thuringian Zone (NE Bohemian Massif, Germany): Age constraints, geotectonic setting and basin development. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 286, 35-51.

Linnemann, U., Gerdes, A., Drost, K. & Buschmann, B., 2007. The continuum between Cadomian Orogenesis and opening of the Rheic Ocean: Constraints from LA-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon dating and analysis of plate-tectonic setting (Saxo-Thuringian Zone, NE Bohemian massif, Germany). In: Linnemann, U., Nance, D., Kraft. P., Zulauf, G. (eds) The Evolution of the Rheic Ocean: From Avalonian-Cadomian Active Margin to Alleghenian-Variscan Collision. Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado, Special Paper, 423, 61-96.

Pereira, M.F., Chichorro, M., Linnemann, U., Eguiluz, L., Silva, J.B., 2006. Inherited arc signature in Ediacaran and Early Cambrian basins of the Ossa-Morena Zone (Iberian Massif, Portugal): Paleogeographic link with European and North African Cadomian correlatives, Precambrian Research, 144, 297-315.

Drost, K., Linnemann, U., McNaughton, N., Fatka, O., Kraft, P., Gehmlich, M., Tonk, C., and  Marek, J., 2004. New data on the Neoproterozoic – Cambrian geotectonic setting of the Teplá-Barrandian volcano-sedimentary successions: geochemistry, U-Pb zircon ages, and provenance (Bohemian Massif, Czech Republic), International Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 93, p. 742-757.

Linnemann, U., McNaughton, N. J., Romer, R. L., Gehmlich, M., Drost, K. & Tonk, C., 2004. West African provenance for Saxo-Thuringia (Bohemian Massif): Did Armorica ever leave pre-Pangean Gondwana? – U-Pb-SHRIMP zircon evidence and the Nd-isotopic record. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 93, 683-705.

Linnemann, U. 2003. Sedimentation und geotektonischer Rahmen der Beckenentwicklung im Saxothuringikum (Neoproterozoikum – Unterkarbon). In: Linnemann, U. (ed.) Das Saxothuringikum. Geologica Saxonica, 48/49, Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, 71-110.

Kroner, U., Linnemann, U. & Romer, R.L., 2003. Synthese zur geologischen Geschichte des Saxothuringikums: Vom Cadomischen Akkretionsorogen zum Variszischen Kollisionsgebirge. In: Linnemann, U. (ed.) Das Saxothuringikum. Geologica Saxonica, 48/49, Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, 147-150.

Linnemann, U., Romer, R. L., Gehmlich, M. & Drost, K., 2003. Paläogeographie und Provenance des Saxothuringikums unter besonderer Beachtung der Geochronologie von prävariszischen Zirkonen und der Nd-Isotopie von Sedimenten. In: Linnemann, U. (ed.) Das Saxothuringikum. Geologica Saxonica, 48/49, Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, 121-132.

Linnemann, U. & Romer, R. L., 2002. The Cadomian orogeny in Saxo-Thuringia, Germany: geochemical and Nd-Sr-Pb isotopic characterization of marginal basins with constraints to geotectonic setting and provenance. Tectonophysics, 352, 33-64.

Buschmann, B.; Nasdala, L.; Jonas, P.; Linnemann, U.; Gehmlich, M., 2001. SHRIMP U-Pb dating of tuff-derived and detrital zircons from Cadomian marginal basin fragmants (Neoproterozoic) in the northeastern Saxothuringian Zone (Germany), N. Jb. Geol. Paläont. Mh. (6), 321-342.

Linnemann, U., Gehmlich, M., Tichomirowa, M., Buschmann, B., Nasdala, L., Jonas, P., Lützner, H. & Bombach, K., 2000. From Cadomian subduction to Early Paleozoic rifting: the evolution of Saxo-Thuringia at the margin of Gondwana in the light of single zircon geochronology and basin development (Central European Variscides, Germany). Geological Society London, Special Publications, 179, 131-153.

Linnemann, U.; Heuse, T., 2000. The Ordovician of the Schwarzburg Anticline: geotectonic setting, biostratigraphy and sequence startigraphy (Saxo-Thuringian Terrane, Germany), Z. dt. geol. Ges.151 (4), 471-491.

Gehmlich, M.; Linnemann, U.; Tichomirowa, M.; Todt, W.; Bombach, K., 2000. U-Pb und Pb-Pb-Zirkondatierungen an Orthogesteinen der Elbezone: Konsequenzen für variszische Deckenüberschiebungen im Saxothuringikum, Z. dt. geol. Ges., 151(3), 209-230.

Linnemann, U.; Schauer, M., 1999. Die Entstehung der Elbezone vor dem Hintergrund der cadomischen und variszischen Geschichte des Saxothuringischen Terranes – Konsequenzen aus einer abgedeckten geologischen Karte, Z. geol. Wiss., 27(5/6), Berlin, 529-561.

Linnemann, U., Gehmlich, M., Heuse, T. & Schauer, M., 1999. Die Cadomiden und Varisziden im Thüringisch-Vogtländischen Schiefergebirge (Saxothuringisches Terrane). Beiträge zur  Geologie von Thüringen, Neue Folge, 6, 7-39.

Gehmlich, M.; Linnemann, U.; Tichomirowa, M.; Todt, W.; Bombach, K., 1998. Geochronologie und geochemische Signaturen devonischer Granitoidgerölle des Saxothuringikums und deren potetielle Liefergesteine (Hirschberger Granit und Porphyroide von Neumühle/Greiz), Z. geol. Wiss., 26(3/4), 421-444.

Gehmlich, M.; Linnemann, U.; Tichomirowa, M.; Lützner, H.; Bombach, K., 1997. Datierung und Korrelation neoproterozoisch-frühpaläozoischer Profile des Schwarzburger Antiklinoriums und der Elbezone auf der Basis der Geochronologie von Einzelzirkonen, Z. geol. Wiss., 25(1/2), 191-201.

Linnemann, U., 1996. Die Lagerungsverhältnisse und die sedimentäre Entwicklung des basalen Altpaläozoikums vom Langen Berg bei Gehren (Schwarzburger Antiklinorium, Saxothuringikum). Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, 3, 73-84.

Linnemann, U.-G., 1995. The Neoproterozoic Terranes of Saxony, Precambrian Research, 73, 235-250.

Linnemann, U. & Buschmann, B., 1995. Der Nachweis der cadomischen Diskordanz in einer Tiefenbohrung bei Gera und deren Bedeutung für das proterozoisch-paläozoische Standardprofil im Schwarzburger Antiklinorium. Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen von Thüringen, 3, 1-11.

Linnemann, U. & Buschmann, B., 1995. Die cadomische Diskordanz im Saxothuringikum (oberkambrisch-tremadocische overlap-Sequenzen). Zeitschrift für Geologische Wissenschaften, 23(5/6), 707-727.

Linnemann, U.-G., 1994. Geologischer Bau und Strukturentwicklung der südlichen Elbezone, Abh. Staatl. Mus. Min. Geol. zu Dresden, 40, 7-36.

Linnemann, U., 1991. Glazioeustatisch kontrollierte Sedimentationsprozesse im Oberen Proterozoikum der Elbezone (Weesensteiner Gruppe/Sachsen). Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie, 12(1), 2907-2934.

Mitarbeiter

Dipl.-Geogr. Mandy Hofmann
Leitung Geochronologie ICP-MS Laboratorium

Technische Angestellte / Technical Assistant ICP-MS Lab

2013

HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., HOFFMANN, K.-H., GERDES, A., ECKELMANN, K., GÄRTNER, A., 2013, accepted. The Namuskluft- and Dreigratberg-sections in southern Namibia (Kalahari Craton, Gariep Belt): A geological history of Neoproterozoic rifting and recycling of cratonic crust during the dispersal of Rodinia until the amalgamation of Gondwana. International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s00531-013-0949-6.

HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., 2013, in press. The Late Ordocician (Hirnatian) Lederschiefer Formation in Thuringia – evidences for a glaciomarine origin from the Berga Antiform (Saxo-Thuringian Zone). Geologica Saxonica 59, XX-XX.

HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., VOIGT, T., 2013, in press. The Upper Cretaceous section at Schmilka in Saxony (Elbsandsteingebirge, Germany) – syntectonic sedimentation and inverted zircon age populations revealed by LA-ICP-MS U/Pb data. Geologica Saxonica 59, XX-XX.

HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., RAI, V., 2013. Wo lag Indien vor einer Milliarde Jahren? Senckenberg-Natur Forschung Museum 143, 42-45.

ALTUMI, M.M., ELICKI, O., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., SAGAWE, A., GÄRTNER, A., 2013. U-Pb LA-ICP-MS detrital zircon ages from the Cambrian of Al Qarqaf Arch, central-western Libya: Provenance of the West Gondwanan sand sea at the dawn of the early Palaeozoic. Journal of African Earth Sciences 79, 74-97.

BADER, T., RATSCHBACHER, L., FRANZ, L., YANG, Z., HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., YUAN, H., 2013. The heart of China revisited, I. Proterozoic tectonics of the Qin mountains in the core of the supercontinent Rodinia. Tectonics 32, 1-27, DOI: 10.1002/tect.20024.

BADER, T., FRANZ, L., RATSCHBACHER, L, DE CAPITANI, C., WEBB, A.A.G., YANG, Z., PFÄNDER, J.A., HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., submitted. The Heart of China revisited, II. Early Paleozoic (ultra)high-pressure and (ultra)high-temperature metamorphic Quinling orogenic collage. Tectonics XX, XXX-XXX.

ECKELMANN, K., NESBOR, H.-D., KÖNIGSHOF, P., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., LANGE, J.-M., SAGAWE, A., 2013, in press. Plate interactions of Laurussia and Gondwana during the formation of Pangaea – Constraints from U-Pb LA-SF-ICP-MS detrital zircon ages of Devonian and Early Carboniferous siliciclastics of the Rhenohercynian zone, Central European Variscides. Gondwana Research, DOI: 10.1016/j.gr.2013.05.018.

FERNÁNDEZ-SUAREZ, J., GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO, G., PASTOR-GALÁN, D., HOFMANN, M., MURPHY, J.B., LINNEMANN, U., 2013, submitted. The Ediacaran-Early Cambrian detrital zircon record of NW Iberia. Possible sources and paleogeographic constraints. International Journal of Earth Sciences XX, XXX-XXX.

FRANZ, C., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., WINKLER, R., ULLRICH, B., 2013, in press. U-Pb ages of detrital zircons, fossils, and facies of the Cambro-Ordovician overstep sequence of the eastern Lausitz Block (Dubrau and Ober-Prauske Formations, Saxo-Thuringian Zone). Geologica Saxonica 59, XX-XX.

GÄRTNER, A, LINNEMANN, U., SAGAWE, A., HOFMANN, M., ULLRICH, B., KLEBER, A., 2013, in press. Morphology of zircon crystal grains in sediments – characteristics, classifications, definitions. Geologica Saxonica 59, XX-XX.

GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO, G., FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ, J., PASTOR-GALÁN, D., JONSTON, S. T., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., SHAW, J., 2013, submitted. Detrital zircon ages in Devonian clastic rocks from Iberia: their bearing on the evolution of the northern Gondwanan margin and the presence of a large Tonian-Stenian Arc Terrane in northern Africa. Gondwana Research XX, XXX-XXX.

HALL, M., KAUFMAN, A.J., VICKERS-RICH, P., IVANTSOV, A., TRUSLER, P., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., ELLIOTT, D., CUI, H., FEDONKIN, M., HOFFMANN, K.-H., WILSON, S.A., SCHNEIDER, G., SMITH, J., 2013, submitted. Changing environments and their impact on metazoan evolution and preservation during the terminal Proterozoic in African Gondwana. Precambrian Research XX, XX-XX.

PASTOR-GALÁN, D., GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO, G., MURPHY, J.B., FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ, J., HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., 2013. Provenance analysis of the Paleozoic sequences of the northern Gondwana margin in NW Iberia: Passive margin to Variscan collision and orocline development. Gondwana Research 23-3,1089-1103, DOI: 10.1016/j.gr.2012.06.015.

PEREIRA, M.F., RIBEIRO, C., VILALLONGA, F., CHICHORRO, M., DROST, K., SILVA, J.B., ALBARDEIRO, L., HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., 2013, accepted. Variability over time in the sources of South Portuguese Zone turbidites: evidence of denudation of different crustal blocks during the assembly of Pangaea. International Journal of Earth Sciences, DOI: 10.1007/s00531-013-0902-8.

ROSE, C.V., MALOOF, A.C., SCHOENE, B., EWING, R.C., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., COTTLE, J.M., 2013, submitted. The end-Cryogenian glaciation of South Australia. Geoscience Canada XX, XXX-XXX.

2012

LINNEMANN, U., HERBOSCH, A., LIÉGEOIS, J.-P., PIN, C., GÄRTNER, A, HOFMANN, M., 2012. The Cambrian to Devonian odyssey of the Brabant Massif within Avalonia: A review with zircon ages, geochemistry, Sm-Nd isotopes, stratigraphy and palaeogeography. Earth-Science Reviews 112, 126-154.

LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., ECKELMANN, K., GÄRTNER, A., KRAUSE, R., SAGAWE, A., 2012. Plattentektonik im Spiegel radiometrischer Zirkondatierungen – Der Impakt einer neuen geowissenschaftlichen Methode 100 Jahre nach Alfred Wegeners Theorie von der Drift der Kontinente. Senckenberg-Natur Forschung Museum 142, 6-11.

PEREIRA, M.F., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., CHICHORRO, M., SOLÁ, A.R., MEDINA, J., SILVA, J.B., 2012. The provenance of Late Ediacaran and Early Ordovician siliciclastic rocks in the Southwest Central Iberian Zone: Constraints from detrital zircon data on northern Gondwana margin evolution during the late Neoproterozoic. Precambrian Research 192-195, 166-189.

PEREIRA, M. F., CHICHORRO, M., JOHNSTON, S., GUTIÉERREZ-ALONSO, G., SILVA, J. B., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., DROST, K., 2012. The missing Rheic Ocean magmatic arcs: Provenance analysis of Late Paleozoic sedimentary clastic rocks of SW Iberia. Gondwana Research 22, 882-891.

2011

HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., RAI, V., BECKER, S., GÄRTNER, A. & SAGAWE, A., 2011): The India and South China cratons at the margin of Rodinia – Synchronous Neoproterozoic magmatism revealed by LA-ICP-MS zircon analyses. In: Dostal, J. & Murphy, J.B. (eds). Lithos 123, 176-187.

CHUMAKOV, N.M., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., POKROVSKII, B.B., 2011. Neoproterozoic ice sheets of the Siberian platform: U-Pb-La-ICP-MS ages of detrital zircons from the Bol’shoi Patom formation and the geotectonic position of its provenance. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation Vol. 19-6, 679-686. (Original Russian Text © N.M. Chumakov, U. Linnemann, M. Hofmann, B.G. Pokrovskii, 2011, published in Stratigrafiya, Geologicheskaya Korrelyatsiya, 2011, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 105–112).

LINNEMANN, U., FRANZ, C., HOFMANN, M., WINKLER, R., ULLRICH, B., 2011. The Dubrau Formation (Lower Ordovician, Lausitz Block) –Sedimentary facies, fossil assemblage, and U-Pb ages of detrital zircons from a peri-Gondwanan cold-water section with West African affinity. Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg. Freiberger Forschungshefte C 540, 119-139.

LINNEMANN, U., OUZEGANE, K., DRARENI, A., HOFMANN, M., BECKER, S., GÄRTNER, A., SAGAWE, A., 2011. Sands of West Gondwana: An archive of secular magmatism and plate interactions – A case study from the Cambro-Ordovician section of the Tassili Ouan Ahaggar (Algerian Sahara) using U-Pb-LA-ICP-MS detrital zircon ages. In: Dostal, J. & Murphy, J.B. (eds). Lithos 123, 188-203.

2010

LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., 2010. Die Wiege das Lebens: Das Präkambrium. Biologie Unserer Zeit 2 (40), 110-121.

LINNEMANN, U., SCHAUER, M., HOFMANN, M. & SAGAWE, A., 2010. Geological mapping of the Saxo-Thuringian Zone: The historical perspective. In: Linnemann, U. & Romer, R.L. (eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia – From the Cadomian Active Margin to the Variscan Orogeny. Schweizerbart’scheVerlagsbruchhandlung, Germany, p. 17-28.

LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., ROMER, R.L. & GERDES, A., 2010. Transitional stages between the Cadomian and Variscan orogenies: Basin development and tectono-magmatic evolution of the southern margin of the Rheic Ocean in the Saxo-Thuringian Zone (North Gondwana shelf). In: Linnemann, U. & Romer, R.L. (eds.): Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia – From the Cadomian Active Margin to the Variscan Orogeny. Schweizerbart’sche Verlagsbruchhandlung, Germany, p. 59-98.

VICKERS-RICH, P., KOZDROY, W., KATTAN, F.H., LEONOV, M., IVANTSOV, A., JOHNSON, P.R., LINNEMANN, U., HOFMANN, M., AL GARNI, S.M., AL QUBSANI, A., SHAMARI, A., AL BARAKATI, A., AL KAFF, M.H., ZIOLKOWSKA-KOZDROJ, M., RICH, T., TRUSLER, P., RICH, B., 2010. Reconnaissance for an Ediacaran fauna, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Technical Report SGS-TR-2010-8.1431H, 42 p.

2009

HOFMANN, M., LINNEMANN, U., GERDES, A., ULLRICH, B. & SCHAUER, M., 2009): Timing of dextral strike-slip processes and basement exhumation in the Elbe Zone (Saxo-Thuringian Zone): The final pulse of the Variscan Orogeny in the Bohemian Massif constrained by LA-SF-ICP-MS U-Pb zircon data. In: Murphy, J.B., Keppie, J.D. & Hynes, A.J. (eds): Ancient Orogenies and Modern Analogues. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 327, 197-214.

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