The team of the Geochronology Section from left to right:
Rita Krause, Johannes Zieger, Ulf Linnemann, Jessica Gärtner and Mandy Hofmann

Geochronology

Team

Management

Prof. Dr.  Ulf Linnemann
Deputy Managing Director of the SNSD, Head of the Museum for Mineralogy and Geology and Director Senckenberg Dresden , Head of Section Geochronology

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.

Team

Dipl.-Geogr. Mandy Hofmann
Head of Geochronology ICP-MS Lab

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.

Rita Krause
Technical Assistant
Johannes Zieger
Trainee

Publications

Submitted

AIT LAHNA A, YOUBI N, TASSINARI CCG, BOUOUGRI EH, ADMOU H, STIPP BASEI MA, ERNST RE, MATA J, SÖDERLUND U, GÄRTNER A, BOUMEHDI MA, CHAIB L, BODINIER J-L, BENSALAH MK, MAACHA L, BEKKER A (submitted to Journal of African Earth Sciences) Refining the stratigraphy of the Taghdout Group with U-Pb geochronology of the Ifzwane Suite and detrital zircons from sedimentary rocks (Zenaga and Bou Azzer-El Graara inliers, Anti-Atlas, Morocco)

ERRAMI E, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, ZIEGER J, GÄRTNER J, MENDE K, EL KABOURI J, GASQUET D, ENNIH N (submitted to The Geological Society Special Publications) From Pan-African transpression to Cadomian transtension at the West African margin: New U-Pb zircon ages from the Eastern Saghro inlier (Anti-Atlas, Morocco)

FEIGE J, GÄRTNER A, AIRO A, HEYM N, KLINGNER N, MERCHEL S, PATZER ABC, SAGER C, TRAPPITSCH R (submitted to Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B) Searching for Micrometeorites on Rooftops of Physics Buildings – On their Origin based on Cosmic Ray Exposure

GERDES A, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U, KAHLKE R-D (submitted book chapter, publication scheduled for 2020) 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

GUILLOU O, YOUBI N, GÄRTNER A, VILLENEUVE M, LINNEMANN U, DAUTRIA J-M, BODINIER J-L, AIT LAHNA A, TASSINARI C, MATA J, RJIMATI E-C, EL ARCHI A, BELLON H, BOUMEHDI MA, BESALAH MK, ARAB EM (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

GÄRTNER A, MERCHEL S, NIEDERMANN S, BRAUCHER R, STEIER P, RUGEL G, SCHARF A, LE BRAS L, LINNEMANN U (submitted to geosciences) Nature does the averaging – in-situ produced 10Be, 21Ne, and 26Al in a very young river terrace

GÄRTNER A (submitted book chapter, publication scheduled for 2020) Die Schwerminerale der Elbe und ihrer Vorläufer. – In: LANGE J-M, SCHWARZ D (eds) Geologie der Elbe (working title), Berlin (Springer)

HÄRTEL B, JONCKHEERE R, WAUSCHKUHN B, HOFMANN M, FRÖLICH S, RATSCHBACHER L (submitted to American Mineralogist) Raman dating of zircon: A potential thermochronometer?

HEGNER E, RAJESH S, PRADEEP KUMAR AP, WILLBOLD M, JOACHIMSKI M, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U, ZIEGER J, MÜLLER D (submitted to Journal of Asian Earth Sciences) Munnar carbonatite (southern India) revisited: Petrographic, geochemical-isotope and geochronological results

JEANNERET P, MOREIRAS SM, MERCHEL S, GÄRTNER A, BINNIE S, ORGEIRA MJ, RUGEL G (submitted to World Landslide Forum (5WLF)) Novel cosmogenic datings in landslide deposits, San Juan, Argentinia

KAHLKE R-D, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U (submitted book chapter, publication scheduled for 2020) New results on the geological history of the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: KAHLKE R-D (ed.) The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld, Volume 4

LINNEMANN U, PIEREN PIDAL A, QUESADA C, HOFMANN M, DROST K, GÄRTNER A, ZIEGER J, ULRICH J (submitted excursion guide) The post-Gaskiers glaciation in the Cadomian basement of the Orellana area (Upper Ediacaran, Central Iberian Zone, Spain)

LUTHARDT L, BREITKREUZ C, SCHNEIDER JW, GAITZSCH B, BRINK J, STANEK KP, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, EHLING B-C (submitted to International Journal of Earth Sciences) An andesitic sill complex in the Southern Permian Basin: Volcanogenetic model and stratigraphic implications

OUZEGANE K, LINNEMANN U, GÄRTNER A, DOUKKARI S, ARAB A, DRARENI A, KIÉNAST J.R, BENDAOUD A (submitted to “Lithospheric Architecture and Precambrian Geology of the Hoggar and adjacent areas”, Springer Nature book) Geochronology and P-T path of metapelites from Tamanrasset block (Central Hoggar, Algeria): Evidence of a Neoproterozoic deposition and High grade metamorphism

TORRES SANCHEZ S, AUGUSTSSON C, JENCHEN U, BARBOZA GUDIÑO J, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (submitted to Geological Journal) Geochemistry of metasedimentary rocks in the Sierra Madre terrane: evidence of deposition along the western margin of Pangea

VILLENEUVE M, WAZI N, KALIKONE C, GÄRTNER A (submitted to Bulletin de la Societé Géologique de France) New geological insights related to the G4 “tin granites” and associated mineral occurrences in the Mesoproterozoïc Kibaran belt of Kivu (Eastern Congo)

VILLENEUVE M, GÄRTNER A, KALIKONE C, WAZI N (submitted to Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France) Hypothèses sur la formation du Craton Centre Africain (CAC) au cours du Mésoproterozoique

ZIEGER J, STUTZRIEMER M, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, GERDES A, MARKO L, LINNEMANN U (submitted to International Geology Review) The evolution of the southern Namibian Karoo-aged basins – Implications from detrital zircon data

 

2020

ELICKI O, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, ZIEGER J, GÄRTNER A, KLEIN D, MEISCHNER T (2020) Zircon geochronology and provenance of the late Proterozoic and early Palaeozoic of southwestern Jordan. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 171:105-120 doi:10.1127/zdgg/2020/0217

GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, LÓPEZ-CARMONA A, NÚNEZ-GUERRERO E, MARTÍNEZ GARCÍA A, FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ J, PASTOR-GALÁN D, GUTIÉRREZ-MARCO JC, BERNÁRDEZ E, COLMENERO JR, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2020) Neoproterozoic-Paleozoic detrital sources in the Variscan foreland of northern Iberia: primary vs. recycled sediments. Geological Society London, Special Publications 503, https://doi.org/10.1144/SP503-2020-21

HERBOSCH A, LIÉGEOIS J-P, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2020) The Stavelot-Venn Massif (Ardenne, Belgium), a rift shoulder basin ripped off the West African craton: Cartography, stratigraphy, sedimentology, new U-Pb on zircon ages, geochemistry and Nd isotopes evidence. Earth-Science Reviews 203:103142 doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103142

PEREIRA MF, GAMA C, DA SILVA ID, SILVA JB, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U, GÄRTNER A (2020) Chronostratigraphic framework and provenance of the Ossa-Morena Zone Carbonifeours basins (SW Iberia). Solid Earth: https://doi.org/10.5194/se-2020-26

SCHNAPPERELLE S, MEZGER JE, STIPP M, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U (2020) Polyphase magmatic pulses along the Northern Gondwana margin: U-Pb zircon geochronology from gneiss domes of the Pyrenees. Gondwana Res 81:291-311 doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gr.2019.11.013

ZIEGER J, HARAZIM S, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, GERDES A, MARKO L, LINNEMANN U (2020a) Mesozoic deposits of SW Gondwana (Namibia) – Unravelling Gondwanan sedimentary dispersion drivers by detrital zircon. Int J Earth Sci doi:10.1007/s00531-020-01864-2

ZIEGER J, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, MARKO L, GERDES A, EHLING B-C, LINNEMANN U (2020b) The geochronological history of the Hohnsdorf Crystalline Complex (Germany) – Piecing together the puzzling evolution of the Mid-German Crystalline Rise. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 171:121-133 doi:10.1127/zdgg/2020/0219

 

2019

BERTRAND H, VILLENEUVE M, CORSINI M, PAQUETTE J-L, NDIAYE M, GÄRTNER A (2019) Le granite du sondage de Gassane (Sénégal) : un témoin de l’ouverture de l’Atlantique central au Jurassique ? Géologues : revue de l’Union française des géologues 203:30-34

ESTRADA S, MENDE K, GERDES A, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M, SPIEGEL C, DAMASKE D, KOGLIN N (2019) Corrigendum to “Proterozoic to Cretaceous evolution of the western and central Pearya Terrane (Canadian High Arctic)” J. Geodyn. [120 (2018) 45–76]. J Geodyn 123:83-85 doi:10.1016/j.jog.2018.12.001

GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, LÓPEZ-CARMONA A, FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ J, JABLONSKI J, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A (2019) U-Pb geochronology of the Juzbado deformed granite. Geogaceta 64, 163–166

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, KRIESFELD L, SMITH J (2019a) New high-resolution age data from the Ediacaran-Cambrian boundary indicate rapid, ecologically driven onset of the Cambrian explosion. Terra Nova 31:49-58 doi:10.1111/ter.12368

LINNEMANN U, SALAMON M, HOFMANN M, ZIEGER J, GÄRTNER A, KRAUSE R, STEUERWALD K, PIECHA M (2019) Detritische Zirkone aus der Witten-Formation (Zeche Nachtigall): Sandtransport aus dem fernen Süden vor 315 Millionen Jahren. GeoPark Ruhrgebiet News 2: 20-22

MENDE K, LINNEMANN U, NESBOR HD, MILITZER A, JANSEN U, KONIGSHOF P, BAHLBURG H, HOFMANN M, GERDES A, BERNDT J, NAWRAT J (2019) Provenance of exotic Ordovician and Devonian sedimentary rock units from the Rhenish Massif (Central European Variscides, Germany). Tectonophysics 755:127-159 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2018.10.029

MERCHEL S, GÄRTNER A, BEUTNER S, BOOKHAGEN B, CHABILAN A (2019) Attempts to understand potential deficiencies in chemical procedures for AMS: Cleaning and dissolving quartz for 10Be and 26Al analysis. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 455:293-299 doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2019.02.007

SCHNEIDER JW, LUCAS SG, SCHOLZE F, VOIGT S, MARCHETTI L, KLEIN H, OPLUŠTIL S, WERNBURG R, GOLUBEV VK, BARRICK JE, NEMYROVSKA T, RONCHI A, DAY MO, SILANTIEV VV, RÖßLER R, SABER H, LINNEMANN U, ZHARINOVA V, SHEN S-Z (2019) Late Paleozoic–early Mesozoic continental biostratigraphy — Links to the Standard Global Chronostratigraphic Scale. Palaeoworld, doi: org/10.1016/j.palwor.2019.09.001

VILLENEUVE M, GÄRTNER A, KALIKONE C, WAZI N (2019a) Evolution Géodynamique de la chaine “Kibarienne” d’Afrique Centrale au Mésoprotérozoïque. Pangaea Infos 15, 4 pp

VILLENEUVE M, GÄRTNER A, KALIKONE C, WAZI N, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2019b) U-Pb ages and provenance of detrital zircon from 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. Precambrian Res 328:81-98 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2019.04.003

WIZEVICH MC, MEYER CA, LINNEMANN U, GÄRTNER A, SONNTAG B-L, HOFMANN M (2019) U–Pb zircon provenance of Triassic sandstones, western Swiss Alps: implications for geotectonic history. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 112:419-434 doi:10.1007/s00015-019-00342-5

ZIEGER J, BITTNER L, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M, GERDES A, MARKO L, LINNEMANN U (2019a) 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). Int J Earth Sci 108:887-910 doi:10.1007/s00531-019-01683-0

ZIEGER J, ROTHE J, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U (2019b) The Permo-Carboniferous Dwyka Group of the Aranos Basin (Namibia) – How detrital zircons help understanding sedimentary recycling during a major glaciation. Journal of African Earth Sciences 158 doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2019.103555

 

2018

AGNIHOTRI D, PANDITA SK, TEWARI R, RAM-AWATAR, LINNEMANN U, PILLAI SSK, JOSHI A, GAUTAM S, KUMAR K (2018) 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 157:348-359 doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.09.003

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 doi:10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.11.004

ESTRADA S, MENDE K, GERDES A, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M, SPIEGEL C, DAMASKE D, KOGLIN N (2018) Proterozoic to Cretaceous evolution of the western and central Pearya Terrane (Canadian High Arctic). Jounal of Geodynamics 120: 45-76

FAIREY BJ, KERRISON A, MEERE PA, MULCHRONE KF, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, SONNTAG B-L, LINNEMANN U, KUIPER KF, ENNIS M, MARK C, COGNÉ N, CHEW D (2018a) 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 Geological Society, London, 175, 411–424. J Geol Soc London 175:1032-1032 doi:10.1144/jgs2017-099Err

FAIREY BJ, KERRISON A, MEERE PA, MULCHRONE KF, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, SONNTAG B-L, LINNEMANN U, KUIPER KF, ENNIS M, MARK C, COGNÉ N, CHEW D (2018b) 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. J Geol Soc London 175:411-424 doi:10.1144/jgs2017-099

GÄRTNER A, YOUBI N, VILLENEUVE M, LINNEMANN U, SAGAWE A, HOFMANN M, ZIEGER J, MAHMOUDI A, BOUMEHDI MA (2018) Provenance of detrital zircon from siliciclastic rocks of the Sebkha Gezmayet unit of the Adrar Souttouf Massif (Maroccan Sahara) – Palaeogeographic implications. Comptes Rendus Geoscience 350: 255-266

GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, LÓPEZ-CARMONA A, FERNÁNDEZ-SÚAREZ J, JABLONSKI J, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A (2018) U-Pb geochronology of the deformed Juzbado Granite (Salamanca, NW Spain). Geoaceta 64: 163-166

HOFMANN M, VOIGT T, BITTNER L, GÄRTNER A, ZIEGER J, LINNEMANN U (2018) 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). Int J Earth Sci 107:913-932

KOHÚT M, HOFMANN M, HWRILA 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: 321-335

KONATÉ M, AHMED Y, GÄRTNER A, ALZOUMA AMADOU D, IBRAHIM MAHAROU H, 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). C R Geosci 350:267-278 doi:10.1016/j.crte.2018.06.005

KRAUTZ J, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U, KLEBER A (2018a) Cover beds older than the mid-pleistocene revolution and the provenance of their eolian components, La Sal Mountains, Utah, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews 185:1-8 doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.01.012

KRAUTZ J, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U, KLEBER A (2018b) Capability of U–Pb dating of zircons from Quaternary tephra: Jemez Mountains, NM, and La Sal Mountains, UT, USA. E&G Quaternary Science Journal 67:7-16 doi:10.5194/egqsj-67-7-2018

LINNEMANN U, PIDAL AP, HOFMANN M, DROST K, QUESADA C, GERDES A, MARKO L, GÄRTNER A, ZIEGER J, ULRICH J (2018) A~ 565 Ma old glaciation in the Ediacaran of peri-Gondwanan West Africa. Int J Earth Sci 107:885-911

LÓPEZ-MORO FJ, LÓPEZ-PLAZA M, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ J, LÓPEZ-CARMONA A, HOFMANN M, ROMER RL (2018) Crustal melting and recycling: geochronology and sources of Varsican syn-kinematic anatectic granitoids of the Tormes Dome (Central Iberian Zone). A U-Pb LA-ICP-MS study. Internatinal Journal of Earth Sciences 107: 985-1004

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. Int J Earth Sci 107:2465-2489

PEREIRA MF, FERNANDEZ RD, 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). Int J Earth Sci 107:251-267 doi:10.1007/s00531-017-1488-3

VICKERS-RICH P, SOLEIMANI S, FARJANDI F, ZAND M, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, WILSON SA, CAS R, RICH TH (2018) A preliminary report on new Ediacaran fossils from Iran. Alcheringa 42:230-243 doi:10.1080/03115518.2017.1384061

VILLENEUVE M, GÄRTNER A, NURY D, FOURNIER F, ARLHAC P, LINNEMANN U, CARON JP (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. Int J Earth Sci 108:187-212 doi:10.1007/s00531-018-1649-z

 

2017

ABD EL-RAHMAN Y, SEIFERT T, GUTZMER J, SAID A, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U (2017) 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 Geology Reviews 80:250-266 doi:10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.06.004

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. Int J Earth Sci 106:2445-2459 doi:10.1007/s00531-016-1440-y

BÖHME M, SPASSOV N, EBNER M, GERAADS D, HRISTOVA L, KIRSCHER U, KOTTER S, LINNEMANN U, PRIETO J, ROUSSIAKIS S, THEODOROU G, UHLIG G, WINKLHOFER M (2017) Messinian age and savannah environment of the possible hominin Graecopithecus from Europe. PloS one 12:e0177347 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177347

ESTEBAN JJ, CUEVAS J, TUBÍA JM, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, LARIONOV A, SERGEEV A, HOFMANN M (2017) U-Pb detrital zircon ages from the Paleozoic Marbella Conglomerate of the Malaguide Complex (Betic Cordilleras, Spain), Implications on Paleotethyan evolution. Lithos 290-291: 34-47

GÄRTNER A, YOUBI N, VILLENEUVE M, SAGAWE A, HOFMANN M, MAHMOUDI A, BOUMEHDI MA, 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). Int J Earth Sci 106:2747-2769

JACOBS J, OPÅS B, ELBURG MA, LÄUFER A, ESTRADA S, KSIENZYK AK, DAMASKE D, HOFMANN M (2017) Cryptic sub-ice geology revealed by a U-Pb zircon study of glacial till in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Precambrian Research 294: 1-14

KOHÚT M, HOFMANN M, HAVRILA M, LINNEMANN U, HAVRILA J (2017) Tracking an upper limit of the “Carnian Crisis” and/or Carnian stage in the Western Carpathians (Slovakia). Int J Earth Sci 107:321-335 doi:10.1007/s00531-017-1491-8

KÖNIGSHOF P, LINNEMANN U, PHUONG TH (2017) U-Pb detrital zircon geochronology of sedimentary rocks in NE Vietnam: Implication for Early and Middle Devoni-an Palaeogeography. Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences 39 doi:10.15625/0866-7187/39/4/10727

LINNEMANN U (2017a) 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

LINNEMANN U, SU T, KUNZMANN L, SPICER RA, DING WN, SPICER TEV, ZIEGER J, HOFMANN M, MORAWECK K, GÄRTNER A, GERDES A, MARKO L, ZHANG ST, LI SF, TANG H, HUANG J, MULCH A, MOSBRUGGER V, ZHOU ZK (2017b) New U-Pb dates show a Paleogene origin for the modern Asian biodiversity hot spots. Geology 46:3-6 doi:10.1130/g39693.1

MERINO-TOMÉ O, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, VILLA E, FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ, J, LLANEZA JM, HOFMANN M (2017) LA-ICP-MS U-Pb dating of Carboniferous ash laysers in the Cantabrian Zone (N Spain): stratigraphic implications. Journal of the Geological Society 174: 836-849

PEREIRA MF, 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. Int J Earth Sci 106:43-57 doi:10.1007/s00531-016-1295-2

VOIGT S, BUCHWITZ M, FISCHER J, KOGAN I, MOISAN P, SCHNEIDER JW, 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

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): constraints for a magmatic event in the Upper Cambrian. Int J Earth Sci:1-21

 

2016

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 Res 37:426-448 doi:10.1016/j.gr.2015.10.006

GÄRTNER A, VILLENEUVE M, LINNEMANN U, GERDES A, YOUBI N, GUILLOU O, RJIMATI E-C (2016) History of the west African Neoproterozoic ocean: key to the geotectonic history of circum-Atlantic peri-Gondwana (Adrar Souttouf massif, Moroccan Sahara). Gondwana Res 29:220-233

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 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.11.030

MARGALEF A, CASTINEIRAS P, CASAS JM, 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 681:124-134 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.03.015

NURY D, VILLENEUVE M, ARLHAC P, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U, CHATEAUNEUF JJ, RIVELINE J, HIPPOLYTE JC (2016) New insights on the Marseille-Aubagne Oligocene basins (France). Boletin Geologico y Minero 127:483-498

PEREIRA MF, GAMA C, CHICHORRO M, SILVA JB, 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 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.011

SAGAWE A, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, GERDES A (2016) Exotic crustal components at the northern margin of the Bohemian Massif—Implications from UThPb and Hf isotopes of zircon from the Saxonian Granulite Massif. Tectonophysics 681:234-249

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 127:499-512

WALLNER A, FEIGE J, KINOSHITA N, PAUL M, FIFIELD LK, GOLSER R, HONDA M, LINNEMANN U, MATSUZAKI H, MERCHEL S, RUGEL G, TIMS SG, STEIER P, YAMAGATA T, WINKLER SR (2016) Recent near-Earth supernovae probed by global deposition of interstellar radioactive (60)Fe. Nature 532:69-72 doi:10.1038/nature17196

ZWEIG M, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2016) Radiometrische Datierung detritischer Zirkone aus dem “Hüttenröder Olisthostrom” bei Königshütte (Blankenburger Zone, Mittelharz). Göttingen contributions to Geosciences 78: 53-61

 

2015

CASAS JM, NAVIDAD M, CASTINEIRAS P, LIESA M, AGUILAR C, CARRERAS J, HOFMANN M, GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U (2015) The Late Neoproterozoic magmatism in the Ediacaran series of the Eastern Pyrenees: new ages and isotope geochemistry. Int J Earth Sci 104:909-925 doi:10.1007/s00531-014-1127-1

CUCCURU S, NAITZA S, SECCHI F, PUCCINI A, CASINI L, PAVANETTO P, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, OFFIANO G (2015) Structural and metallogenic map of late Variscan Arbus Pluton (SW Sardinia, Italy). Journal of Maps: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17445647.2015.1091750

DA SILVA ÍD, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, GONZÁLEZ-CLAVIJO E, DÍEZ-MONTES A, MARTÍNEZ CATALÁN JR (2015) Detrital zircon and tectonostratigraphy of the Parautochthon under the Morais Complex (NE Portugal): implications for the Variscan accretionary history of the Iberian Massif. J Geol Soc London 172:45-61 doi:10.1144/jgs2014-005

GUTIERREZ-ALONSO G, FERNANDEZ-SUAREZ J, PASTOR-GALAN D, JOHNSTON ST, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, SHAW J, COLMENERO JR, HERNANDEZ P (2015) Significance of detrital zircons in Siluro-Devonian rocks from Iberia. J Geol Soc London 172:309-322 doi:10.1144/jgs2014-118

HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U, HOFFMANN K-H, GERMS G, GERDES A, MARKO L, ECKELMANN K, GÄRTNER A, KRAUSE R (2015) The four Neoproterozoic glaciations of southern Namibia and their detrital zircon record: The fingerprints of four crustal growth events during two supercontinent cycles. Precambrian Res 259:176-188 doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precamres.2014.07.021

KARAOUI B, BREITKREUZ 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 Res 263:43-58 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2015.03.003

KASBOHM J, EVANS DAD, PANZIK JE, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2015) Palaeomagnetic and geochronological data from Late Mesoproterozoic redbed sedimentary rocks on the western margin of Kalahari craton. Geological Society London, Special Publications 424: 145-165

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

VILLENEUVE M, GÄRTNER A, YOUBI N, EL ARCHI A, VERNHET E, RJIMATI E-C, LINNEMANN U, BELLON H, GERDES A, GUILLOU O, CORSINI M, PAQUETTE J-L (2015) The southern and central parts of the “Souttoufide” belt, Northwest Africa. Journal of African Earth Sciences 112:451-470 doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2015.04.016

 

2014

ALBARDEIRO L, PEREIRA MF, GAMA C, CHICHORRO M, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2014) Provenance study of Pliocene-Pleistocene sands based on ancient detrital zircons (Alvalade Basin, SW Iberian Atlantic coast). Sedimentary Geology 307: 47-58

BUHLER B, BREITKREUZ C, PFANDER JA, HOFMANN M, BECKER S, LINNEMANN U, ELIWA HA (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 Res 243:149-167 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2013.12.012

ECKELMANN K, NESBOR H-D, KÖNIGSHOF P, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, LANGE J-M, SAGAWE A (2014) 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 Res 25:1484-1500 doi:10.1016/j.gr.2013.05.018

ENKELMANN E, RIDGWAY KD, CARIGNANO C, LINNEMANN U (2014) A thermochronometric view into an ancient landscape: Tectonic setting, development, and inversion of the Paleozoic eastern Paganzo basin, Argentina. Lithosphere 6:93-107 doi:10.1130/L309.1

GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M (2014) 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. Int J Earth Sci 103:579-595 doi:10.1007/s00531-013-0974-5

HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U, HOFFMANN K-H, GERDES A, ECKELMANN K, GÄRTNER A (2014a) 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. Int J Earth Sci 103:1187-1202 doi:10.1007/s00531-013-0949-6

HOFMANN M, NIEBUHR B, LINNEMANN U, WILMSEN M (2014b) Detrital zircon ages and provenance data from the Early–Middle Turonian boundary interval of Amberg (upper Winzerberg Formation, Danubian Cretaceous Group, Bavaria). Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften 165:655-668 doi:10.1127/zdgg/2014/0025

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 Res 244:236-278

PEREIRA MF, RIBEIRO C, VILALLONGA F, CHICHORRO M, DROST K, SILVA JB, 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. Int J Earth Sci 103:1453-1470 doi:10.1007/s00531-013-0902-8

VBUBLEVSKII VV, GERTNER IF, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, HOFMANN M, GRINEV OM, TISHIN PA (2014) Isotope (U-Pb, Sm-Nd, Rb-Sr) geochronology of alkaline basic plutons of the Kuznetsk Alatau. Russian Geology and Geophysics 55: 1265-1278

 

2013

ALTUMI MM, 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 doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2012.11.007

BADER T, RATSCHBACHER L, FRANZ L, YANG Z, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U, YUAN HL (2013a) The Heart of China revisited, I. Proterozoic tectonics of the Qin mountains in the core of supercontinent Rodinia. Tectonics 32:661-687 doi:10.1002/tect.20024

BADER T, RANZ L, RATSCHBACHER L, DE CAPITANI C, WEBB AAG, YANG Z, PFÄNDER JA, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2013b) The Heart of China revisited: II Early Paleozoic (ultra)high-pressure and (ultra)high-temperature metamoprhic Qinling orogenic collage. Tectonics 32:922-947

DELPOMDOR F, LINNEMANN U, BOVEN A, GÄRTNER A, TRAVIN A, BLANPIED C, VIRGONE A, JELSMA H, PRÉAT A (2013) Depositional age, provenance, and tectonic and paleoclimatic settings of the late Mesoproterozoic–middle Neoproterozoic Mbuji-Mayi Supergroup, Democratic Republic of Congo. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 389:4-34 doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.06.012

FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ J, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, PASTOR-GALÁN D, HOFMANN M, MURPHY JB, LINNEMANN U (2013) The Ediacaran–Early Cambrian detrital zircon record of NW Iberia: possible sources and paleogeographic constraints. Int J Earth Sci 103:1335-1357 doi:10.1007/s00531-013-0923-3

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

GÄRTNER A, LINNEMANN U, SAGAWE A, HOFMANN M, ULLRICH B, KLEBER A (2013a) Morphology of zircon crystal grains in sediments – characteristics, calssifications, definitions. Geologica Saxonica 59: 65-73

GÄRTNER A, VILLENEUVE M, LINNEMANN U, EL ARCHI A, BELLON H (2013b) An exotic terrane of Laurussian affinity in the Mauritanides and Souttoufides (Moroccan Sahara). Gondwana Res 24:687-699 doi:10.1016/j.gr.2012.12.019

M, KAUFMAN AJ, VICKERS-RICH P, IVANTSOV A, TRUSLER P, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, ELLIOTT D, CUI H, FEDONKIN M, HOFFMANN K-H, WILSON SA, SCHNEIDER G, SMITH J (2013) Stratigraphy, palaeontology and geochemistry of the late Neoproterozoic Aar Member, southwest Namibia: Reflecting environmental controls on Ediacara fossil preservation during the terminal Proterozoic in African Gondwana. Precambrian Res 238:214-232 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2013.09.009

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

HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2013b) 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 (2013c) 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

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

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

PASTOR-GALAN D, GUTIERREZ-ALONSO G, MURPHY JB, FERNANDEZ-SUAREZ 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 Res 23:1089-1103 doi:10.1016/j.gr.2012.06.015

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

ROSE CV, MALOOF AC, SCHOENE B, EWING RC, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, COTTLE JM (2013) PAUL F. HOFFMAN SERIES The End-Cryogenian Glaciation of South Australia. Geoscience Canada 40:256-293 doi: 10.12789/geocanj.2013.40.019

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

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

STRACHAN RA, LINNEMANN U, JEFFRIES T, DROST K, ULRICH J (2013) Armorican provenance for the mélange deposits below the Lizard ophiolite (Cornwall, UK): evidence for Devonian obduction of Cadomian and Lower Palaeozoic crust onto the southern margin of Avalonia. Int J Earth Sci 103:1359-1383 doi:10.1007/s00531-013-0961-x

VICKERS-RICH P, IVANTSOV A, KATTAN FH, JOHNSON PR, AL QUBSANI A, KASHGHARI W, LEONOV M, RICH T, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, TRUSLER P, SMITH J, YAZEDI A, RICH B, AL GARNI SM, SHAMARI A, AL BARAKATI A, AL KAFF MH (2013) In search of the Kingdom’s Ediacarans: The first genuine metazoans (macroscopic body and trace fossils) from the Neoproterozoic Jibalah Group (Vendian/Ediacaran) on the Arabian Shield. Technical Report SGS-TR-2013-5: 1-26

 

2012

LINNEMANN U, HERBOSCH A, LIÉGEOIS J-P, PIN C, GÄRTNER A, HOFMANN M (2012a) 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 doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2012.02.007

LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, ECKELMANN K, GÄRTNER A, KRAUSE R, SAGAWE A (2012b) Plattentektonik im Spiegel radiometrischer Zirkondatierungen. Senckenberg Natur, Forschung, Museum 142 (1/2): 6-11

NANCE RD, GUTIERREZ-ALONSO G, KEPPIE JD, LINNEMANN U, MURPHY JB, QUESADA C, STRACHAN RA, WOODCOCK NH (2012) A brief history of the Rheic Ocean. Geoscience Frontiers 3:125-135 doi:10.1016/j.gsf.2011.11.008

PEREIRA MF, CHICHORRO M, JOHNSTON ST, GUTIERREZ-ALONSO G, SILVA JB, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, DROST K (2012a) The missing Rheic Ocean magmatic arcs: Provenance analysis of Late Paleozoic sedimentary clastic rocks of SW Iberia. Gondwana Res 22:882-891 doi:10.1016/j.gr.2012.03.010

PEREIRA MF, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, CHICHORRO M, SOLA AR, MEDINA J, SILVA JB (2012b) 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 Res 192-95:166-189 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2011.10.019

TUNC IO, YIGITBAS E, SENGUN F, WAZECK J, HOFMANN M, LINNEMANN U (2012) U-Pb zircon geochronology of northern metamorphic massifs in the Biga Peninsula (NW Anatolia-Turkey): new data and a new approach to understand the tectonostratigraphy of the region. Geodinamica Acta 25:202-225 doi:10.1080/09853111.2013.877242

 

2011

CHUMAKOV NM, LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M, POKROVSKII BG (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 19:679-686 doi:10.1134/s0869593811060013

DROST K, GERDES A, JEFFRIES T, LINNEMANN U, STOREY C (2011) Provenance of Neoproterozoic and early Paleozoic siliciclastic rocks of the Teplá-Barrandian unit (Bohemian Massif): evidence from U–Pb detrital zircon ages. Gondwana Res 19:213-231

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 doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.01.012

LINNEMANN U, OUZEGANE K, DRARENI A, HOFMANN M, BECKER S, GÄRTNER A, SAGAWE A (2011a) 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 doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.01.010

LINNEMANN U, FRANZ C, HOFMANN M, WINKLER R, ULLRICH B (2011b) 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

KRONER U, ROMER RL, LINNEMANN U (2010a) The Saxo-Thuringian Zone of the Variscan Orogen as part of Pangea. In: LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (eds.) Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 3-16

LINNEMANN U, HOFMANN M (2010b) Die Wiege des Lebens: Das Präkambrium. Biologie unserer Zeit 40: 110-121

LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL, GERDES A, JEFFRIES TE, DROST K, ULRICH J (2010c) The Cadomian Orogeny in the Saxo-Thuringian Zone. In: LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (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 RL, GERDES A (2010d) 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 RL (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 (2010e) Geological mapping of the Saxo-Thuringian Zone: The historical perspective. In: LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (eds.) Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 17-28

NANCE RD, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, KEPPIE JD, LINNEMANN U, MURPHY JB, QUESADA C, STRACHAN RA, WOODCOCK N (2010) Evolution of the Rheic Ocean. Gondwana Research 17: 194-222

ROMER RL, LINNEMANN U, PLESSEN B (2010) Geochemical Character of the Saxo-Thuringian crust. In: LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (eds.) Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 29-36.

ROMER RL, SCHNEIDER JC, LINNEMANN U (2010) Post-Variscan deformation and hydrothermal mineralization in Saxo-Thuringia and beyond: a geochronological review. In: LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (eds.) Pre-Mesozoic Geology of Saxo-Thuringia. Schweizerbarth Science Publishers, Stuttgart, 347-360

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

 

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. Geol Soc Spec Publ 327:197-214 doi:10.1144/sp327.10

 

2008

LINNEMANN U, PEREIRA F, JEFFRIES TE, DROST K, GERDES A (2008a) The Cadomian Orogeny and the opening of the Rheic Ocean: The diacrony of geotectonic processes constrained by LA-ICP-MS U–Pb zircon dating (Ossa-Morena and Saxo-Thuringian Zones, Iberian and Bohemian Massifs). Tectonophysics 461:21-43 doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2008.05.002

LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL, ULRICH J (2008b) 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 RL (2008c) 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

NANCE RD, LINNEMANN U (2008) The Rheic Ocean: Origin, Evolution, and Significance. GSA Today 18:4 doi:10.1130/gsatg24a.1

NANCE RD, MURPHY JB, STRACHAN RA, KEPPIE JD, GUTIÉRREZ-ALONSO G, FERNÁNDEZ-SUÁREZ J, QUESADA C, LINNEMANN U, D’LEMOS R, PISAREVSKY SA (2008) Neoproterozoic-early Palaeozoic tectonostratigraphy and palaeogeography of the peri-Gondwanan terranes: Amazonian v. West African connections. Geol Soc Spec Publ 297:345-383

 

2007

DROST K, ROMER RL, 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 RD, 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: 191-208

KRONER U, HAHN T, ROMER RL, 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

LINNEMANN U (2007a) Ediacaran rocks from the Cadomian basement of the Saxo-Thuringian Zone (NE Bohemian Massif, Germany): age constraints, geotectonic setting and basin development. Geol Soc Spec Publ 286:35-51 doi:10.1144/sp286.4

LINNEMANN U, GERDES A, DROST K, BUSCHMANN B (2007b) 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

 

2006

PEREIRA MF, CHICHORRO M, LINNEMANN U, EGUILUZ L, SILVA JB (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 Res 144:297-315 doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2005.11.011

 

2004

DROST K, LINNEMANN U, MCNAUGHTON N, FATKA OI, KRAFT P, GEHMLICH M, TONK C, 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). Int J Earth Sci 93:742-757 doi:10.1007/s00531-004-0416-5

LINNEMANN U, MCNAUGHTON NJ, ROMER RL, 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. Int J Earth Sci 93:683-705 doi:10.1007/s00531-004-0413-8

 

2003

KRONER U, LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (2003) Synthese zur geologischen Geschichte des Saxothuringikums: Vom Cadomischen Akkretionsorogen zum Variszischen Kollisionsgebirge. In: LINNEMANN U (ed.) Das Saxothuringikum. Geologica Saxonic, 48/49, Staatliche Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden 147-150

LINNEMANN U (2003a) 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

LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL, GEHMLICH M, DROST K (2003b) 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

 

2002

LINNEMANN U, ROMER RL (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

 

2001

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

 

2000 and earlier

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, GEHMLICH M, TICHOMIROWA M, BUSCHMANN B, NASDALA L, JONAS P, LÜTZNER H, BOMBACH K (2000a) From Cadomian subduction to Early Palaeozoic 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). Geol Soc Spec Publ 179:131-153 doi:10.1144/gsl.sp.2000.179.01.10

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

LINNEMANN U, SCHAUER M (1999a) 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): 529-561

LINNEMANN U, GEHMLICH M, HEUSE T, SCHAUER M (1999b) 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 (1995a) The Neoproterozoic Terranes of Saxony. Precambrian Research 73: 235-250

LINNEMANN U, BUSCHMANN B (1995b) 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 (1995c) 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