Balz Kamber
Professor of Geology & Mineralogy, Geology

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

McNamara G.S, Lesher C.M, Kamber B.S, New feldspar lead isotope and trace element evidence from the sudbury igneous complex indicate a complex origin of associated Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization involving underlying country rocks, Economic Geology, 112, (3), 2017, p569 - 590 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Ubide T, Guyett P.C, Kenny G.G, O'Sullivan E.M, Ames D.E, Petrus J.A, Riggs N, Kamber B.S, Protracted volcanism after large impacts: Evidence from the Sudbury impact basin, Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 122, (4), 2017, p701 - 728 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Brodbeck M, Zhou L, Kamber B.S, The distribution of precious and energy critical metals at the scale of a copper deposit, Applied Earth Science, 2017, p44-45 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Kenny, G.G. and Morales, L.F. and Whitehouse, M.J. and Petrus, J.A. and Kamber, B.S., The formation of large neoblasts in shocked zircon and their utility in dating impacts, Geology, 45, (11), 2017, p1003-1006 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Bolhar R, Hofmann A, Kemp A.I.S, Whitehouse M.J, Wind S, Kamber B.S, Juvenile crust formation in the Zimbabwe Craton deduced from the O-Hf isotopic record of 3.8â€"3.1 Ga detrital zircons, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 215, 2017, p432 - 446 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Stead C.V, Tomlinson E.L, Kamber B.S, Babechuk M.G, McKenna C.A, Rare Earth Element Determination in Olivine by Laser Ablation-Quadrupole-ICP-MS: An Analytical Strategy and Applications, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41, (2), 2017, p197 - 212 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Gallagher M, Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, The Neoarchaean surficial sulphur cycle: An alternative hypothesis based on analogies with 20th-century atmospheric lead, Geobiology, 15, (3), 2017, p385 - 400 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Petrus J.A, Chew D.M, Leybourne M.I, Kamber B.S, A new approach to laser-ablation inductively-coupled-plasma mass-spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) using the flexible map interrogation tool â€~Monocle†, Chemical Geology, 463, 2017, p76 - 93 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

Kenny G.G, Petrus J.A, Whitehouse M.J, Daly J.S, Kamber B.S, Hf isotope evidence for effective impact melt homogenisation at the Sudbury impact crater, Ontario, Canada, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 215, 2017, p317 - 336 Journal Article, 2017 URL DOI

O'Sullivan E.M, Goodhue R, Ames D.E, Kamber B.S, Chemostratigraphy of the Sudbury impact basin fill: Volatile metal loss and post-impact evolution of a submarine impact basin, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 183, 2016, p198 - 233 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Sappin A.-A, Houlé M.G, Lesher C.M, McNicoll V, Vaillancourt C, Kamber B.S, Age constraints and geochemical evolution of the Neoarchean maficâ€"ultramafic Wabassi Intrusive Complex in the Miminiskaâ€"Fort Hope greenstone belt, Superior Province, Canada, Precambrian Research, 286, 2016, p101 - 125 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Baldwin G.J, Turner E.C, Kamber B.S, Tectonic controls on distribution and stratigraphy of the Cryogenian Rapitan iron formation, northwestern Canada, Precambrian Research, 278, 2016, p303 - 322 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Piercey S.J, Gibson H.L, Tardif N, Kamber B.S, Ambient redox and hydrothermal environment of the Wolverine volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit, Yukon: Insights from lithofacies and lithogeochemistry of Mississippian host shales, Economic Geology, 111, (6), 2016, p1439 - 1463 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Petrus J.A, Kenny G.G, Ayer J.A, Lightfoot P.C, Kamber B.S, Uranium-lead zircon systematics in the Sudbury impact crater-fill: Implications for target lithologies and crater evolution, Journal of the Geological Society, 173, (1), 2016, p59 - 75 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Kenny G.G, Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, Differentiated impact melt sheets may be a potential source of Hadean detrital zircon, Geology, 44, (6), 2016, p435 - 438 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Hahn K.E, Turner E.C, Babechuk M.G, Kamber B.S, Deep-water seep-related carbonate mounds in a Mesoproterozoic alkaline lake, Borden Basin (Nunavut, Canada), Precambrian Research, 271, 2015, p173 - 197 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, The evolving nature of terrestrial crust from the Hadean, through the Archaean, into the Proterozoic, Precambrian Research, 258, 2015, p48 - 82 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL

Babechuk, M.G., Widdowson, M., Murphy, M., Kamber, B.S. , A combined Y/Ho, high field strength element (HFSE) and Nd isotope perspective on basalt weathering, Deccan Traps, India, Chemical Geology, 396, 2015, p25-41 Journal Article, 2015 DOI TARA - Full Text

Ubide T., McKenna C., Chew D., Kamber B., High-resolution LA-ICP-MS trace element mapping of igneous minerals: In search of magma histories, Chemical Geology, 409, 2015, p157-168 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Whitehouse M.J, Schoenberg R, Fedo C.M, Kamber B.S, Does a Heavy Fe-Isotope Composition of Akilia Quartz-Amphibole-Pyroxene Rocks Necessitate a BIF Origin?, Astrobiology, 15, (10), 2015, p816 - 824 Journal Article, 2015 DOI URL

Gallagher M, Turner E.C, Kamber B.S, In situ trace metal analysis of Neoarchaean - Ordovician shallow-marine microbial-carbonate-hosted pyrites, Geobiology, 13, (4), 2015, p316 - 339 Journal Article, 2015 URL DOI

Petrus, J.A., Ames, D.E., Kamber, B.S. , On the track of the elusive Sudbury impact: Geochemical evidence for a chondrite or comet bolide, Terra Nova, 27, (1), 2015, p9-20 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Kamber, B.S., Webb, G.E., Gallagher, M. , The rare earth element signal in Archaean microbial carbonate: Information on ocean redox and biogenicity, Journal of the Geological Society, 171, (6), 2014, p745-763 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Chew, D.M., Donelick, R.A., Donelick, M.B., Kamber, B.S., Stock, M.J., Apatite Chlorine Concentration Measurements by LA-ICP-MS, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research , 38, 2014, p23 - 35 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Babechuk, M.G., Widdowson, M., Kamber, B.S., Quantifying chemical weathering intensity and trace element release from two contrasting basalt profiles, Deccan Traps, India, Chemical Geology, 363, 2014, p56-75 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Chew, D.M., Petrus, J.A., Kamber, B.S., U-Pb LA-ICPMS dating using accessory mineral standards with variable common Pb, Chemical Geology, 363, 2014, p185-199 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text DOI

Pretet, C., Reynaud, S., Ferrier-Pagès, C., (...), Kamber, B.S., Samankassou, E., Effect of salinity on the skeletal chemistry of cultured scleractinian zooxanthellate corals: Cd/Ca ratio as a potential proxy for salinity reconstruction, Coral Reefs, 33, (1), 2014, p169-180 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Marx, S.K., Lavin, K.S., Hageman, K.J., Kamber, B.S., O'Loingsigh, T., McTainsh, G.H., Trace elements and metal pollution in aerosols at an alpine site, New Zealand: Sources, concentrations and implications, Atmospheric Environment, 82, 2014, p206-217 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Ulrich, T., Kamber, B.S., Natural Obsidian Glass as an External Accuracy Reference Material in Laser Ablation-Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 37, (2), 2013, 169-188 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Baldwin, GJ, Nagler, TF, Greber, ND, Turner, EC, Kamber, BS, Mo isotopic composition of the mid-Neoproterozoic ocean: An iron formation perspective, PRECAMBRIAN RESEARCH, 230, 2013, p168-178 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Ross, K., Kamber, B.S., McDonald, A.M., An empirical test of the crystal lattice strain model for rare-earth element partitioning into clinopyroxene, Chemical Geology, 340, 2013, p139-150 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Babechuk, M.G., Kamber, B.S., The Flin Flon paleosol revisited, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences , 50, (12), 2013, p1223-1243 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Ross, K., Kamber, B.S., McDonald, A.M., An empirical test of the crystal lattice strain model for rare-earth element partitioning into clinopyroxene, Chemical Geology, 340, 2013, p139-150 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Schindler, M., Kamber, B.S., High-resolution lake sediment reconstruction of industrial impact in a world-class mining and smelting center, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, Applied Geochemistry, 37, 2013, p102-116 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Baldwin, G.J., NÃ"gler, T.F., Greber, N.D., Turner, E.C., Kamber, B.S., Mo isotopic composition of the mid-Neoproterozoic ocean: An iron formation perspective, Precambrian Research, 230, 2013, p168-178 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Mohan, M.R., Piercey, S.J., Kamber, B.S., Sarma, D.S., Subduction related tectonic evolution of the Neoarchean eastern Dharwar Craton, southern India: New geochemical and isotopic constraints, Precambrian Research, 227, 2013, p204-226 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Lavin, KS, Hageman, KJ, Marx, SK, Dillingham, PW, Kamber, BS, Using Trace Elements in Particulate Matter To Identify the Sources of Semivolatile Organic Contaminants in Air at an Alpine Site, Enviromental Science and Technology, 46, (1), 2012, p268-276 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Petrus, JA, Kamber, BS, VizualAge: A Novel Approach to Laser Ablation ICP-MS U-Pb Geochronology Data Reduction, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 36, 2012, p247-270 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Thurston, PC, Kamber, BS, Whitehouse, M, Archean cherts in banded iron formation: Insight into Neoarchean ocean chemistry and depositional processes, Precambrian Research, 214, 2012, p227-257 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Kodolanyi, J, Pettke, T, Spandler, C, Kamber, BS, Gmeling, K, Geochemistry of Ocean Floor and Fore-arc Serpentinites: Constraints on the Ultramafic Input to Subduction Zones, Journal of Petrology, 53, 2012, p235-270 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Webb, G.E., Nothdurft, L.D., Kamber, B.S., Reply to the discussion by Karen Johannesson on "Rare earth element geochemistry of scleractinian coral skeleton during meteoric diagenesis: A sequence through neomorphism of aragonite to calcite" by Webb et al., Sedimentology, 56, 1433-1463, Sedimentology, 59, (2), 2012, 733-736 Journal Article, 2012

Baldwin, GJ, Turner, EC, Kamber, BS, A new depositional model for glaciogenic Neoproterozoic iron formation: insights from the chemostratigraphy and basin configuration of the Rapitan iron formation, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 49, 2012, p455-476 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Elizabeth C. Turner, Balz S. Kamber, Arctic Bay Formation, Borden Basin, Nunavut (Canada): basin evolution, black shale, and dissolved metal systematics in the Mesoproterozoic ocean, Precambrian Research, 208, 2012, p1 - 18 Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Baldwin, GJ, Thurston, PC, Kamber, BS, High-precision rare earth element, nickel, and chromium chemistry of chert microbands pre-screened with in-situ analysis, CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, 285, (1-4), 2011, p133-143 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Marx, SK, Kamber, BS, McGowan, HA, Denholm, J, Holocene dust deposition rates in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin record the interplay between aridity and the position of the mid-latitude westerlies, QUATERNARY SCIENCE REVIEWS, 30, 2011 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Long, DGF, Ulrich, T, Kamber, BS, Laterally extensive modified placer gold deposits in the Paleoproterozoic Mississagi Formation, Clement and Pardo Townships, Ontario, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCES, 48, (5), 2011, p779-792 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Ulrich, T, Long, DGF, Kamber, BS, Whitehouse, MJ, In Situ Trace Element and Sulfur Isotope Analysis of Pyrite in a Paleoproterozoic Gold Placer Deposit, Pardo and Clement Townships, Ontario, Canada, ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, 106, (4), 2011, p667-686 Journal Article, 2011

Babechuk, MG, Kamber, BS, An estimate of 1.9 Ga mantle depletion using the high-field-strength elements and Nd-Pb isotopes of ocean floor basalts, Flin Flon Belt, Canada, PRECAMBRIAN RESEARCH, 189, (1-2), 2011, p114-139 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Allwood, AC, Kamber, BS, Walter, MR, Burch, IW, Kanik, I, Trace elements record depositional history of an Early Archean stromatolitic carbonate platform, CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, 270, (1-4), 2010, p148-163 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Marx, SK, Kamber, BS, McGowan, HA, Zawadzki, A, Atmospheric pollutants in alpine peat bogs record a detailed chronology of industrial and agricultural development on the Australian continent, ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION, 158, (5), 2010, p1615-1628 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Kamber, BS, Archean mafic-ultramafic volcanic landmasses and their effect on ocean atmosphere chemistry, CHEMICAL GEOLOGY, 274, (1-2), 2010, p19-28 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Marx, S.K., Kamber, B.S., Trace-element systematics of sediments in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia: Sediment provenance and palaeoclimate implications of fine scale chemical heterogeneity, Applied Geochemistry, 25, (8), 2010, 1221-1237 Journal Article, 2010

Babechuk, M.G., Kamber, B.S., Greig, A., Canil, D., Kodolányi, J., The behaviour of tungsten during mantle melting revisited with implications for planetary differentiation time scales, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, (4), 2010, p1448-1470 Journal Article, 2010

Lafrance, B, Kamber, BS, Geochemical and microstructural evidence for in situ formation of pseudotachylitic Sudbury breccia by shock-induced compression and cataclasis, PRECAMBRIAN RESEARCH, 180, (3-4), 2010, p237-250 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Planavsky, N, Bekker, A, Rouxel, OJ, Kamber, B, Hofmann, A, Knudsen, A, Lyons, TW, Rare Earth Element and yttrium compositions of Archean and Paleoproterozoic Fe formations revisited: New perspectives on the significance and mechanisms of deposition, GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 74, (22), 2010, p6387-6405 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Ulrich, T, Kamber, BS, Woodhead, JD, Spencer, LA, Long-Term Observations of Isotope Ratio Accuracy and Reproducibility Using Quadrupole ICP-MS, GEOSTANDARDS AND GEOANALYTICAL RESEARCH, 34, (2), 2010, p161-174 Journal Article, 2010

Collerson, KD, Williams, Q, Kamber, BS, Omori, S, Arai, H, Ohtani, E, Majoritic garnet: A new approach to pressure estimation of shock events in meteorites and the encapsulation of sub-lithospheric inclusions in diamond, GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA, 74, (20), 2010, p5939-5957 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Kamber, BS, Gladu, AH, Comparison of Pb Purification by Anion-Exchange Resin Methods and Assessment of Long-Term Reproducibility of Th/U/Pb Ratio Measurements by Quadrupole ICP-MS, GEOSTANDARDS AND GEOANALYTICAL RESEARCH, 33, (2), 2009, p169-181 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Kamber, B.S., Geochemical fingerprinting: 40 years of analytical development and real world applications, Applied Geochemistry, 24, (6), 2009, p1074-1086 Journal Article, 2009

Petherick, L.M., McGowan, H.A., Kamber, B.S., Reconstructing transport pathways for late Quaternary dust from eastern Australia using the composition of trace elements of long traveled dusts, Geomorphology , 105 , (1-2), 2009, p67-79 Journal Article, 2009

Ulrich, T., Kamber, B.S., Jugo, P.J., Tinkham, D.K., Imaging element-distribution patterns in minerals by laser ablation - Inductively coupled plasma - Mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS), Canadian Mineralogist, 47, (5), 2009, p1001-1012 Journal Article, 2009

Marx, S.K., McGowan, H.A., Kamber, B.S., Long-range dust transport from eastern Australia: A proxy for Holocene aridity and ENSO-type climate variability, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 282, (1-4), 2009, p167-177 Journal Article, 2009

Konhauser, K.O., Pecoits, E., Lalonde, S.V., Papineau, D., Nisbet, E.G., Barley, M.E., Arndt, N.T., (...), Kamber, B.S., Oceanic nickel depletion and a methanogen famine before the Great Oxidation Event, Nature, 458, (7239), 2009, p750-753 Journal Article, 2009

Benn, K., Kamber, B.S., In situ U/Pb granulite-hosted zircon dates, Kapuskasing structural zone, Ontario: A Late Archean large igneous province (LIP) as a substrate for juvenile crust, Journal of Geology, 117, (5), 2009, p519-541 Journal Article, 2009

Webb, G.E., Nothdurft, L.D., Kamber, B.S., Kloprogge, J.T., Zhao, J.-X., Rare earth element geochemistry of scleractinian coral skeleton during meteoric diagenesis: A sequence through neomorphism of aragonite to calcite, Sedimentology, 56, (5), 2009, p1433-1463 Journal Article, 2009

Mohan M.R, Kamber B.S, Piercey S.J, Boron and arsenic in highly evolved Archean felsic rocks: Implications for Archean subduction processes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 274, (3-4), 2008, p479 - 488 Journal Article, 2008 DOI URL

Marx S.K, Kamber B.S, McGowan H.A, Scavenging of atmospheric trace metal pollutants by mineral dusts: Inter-regional transport of Australian trace metal pollution to New Zealand, Atmospheric Environment, 42, (10), 2008, p2460 - 2478 Journal Article, 2008 DOI URL

Ohmoto H, Runnegar B, Kump L.R, Fogel M.L, Kamber B, Anbar A.D, Knauth P.L, Lowe D.R, Sumner D.Y, Watanabe Y, Biosignatures in ancient rocks: A summary of discussions at a field workshop on biosignatures in ancient rocks, Astrobiology, 8, (5), 2008, p883 - 907 Journal Article, 2008 DOI URL

McGowan H.A, Petherick L.M, Kamber B.S, Aeolian sedimentation and climate variability during the late Quaternary in southeast Queensland, Australia, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 265, (3-4), 2008, p171 - 181 Journal Article, 2008 DOI URL

von Blanckenburg F, Mamberti M, Schoenberg R, Kamber B.S, Webb G.E, The iron isotope composition of microbial carbonate, Chemical Geology, 249, (1-2), 2008, p113 - 128 Journal Article, 2008 URL DOI

Shirey, S.B., Kamber, B.S., Whitehouse, M.J., Mueller, P.A., Basu, A.R., A review of the isotopic and trace element evidence for mantle and crustal processes in the Hadean and Archean: Implications for the onset of plate tectonic subduction, Special Paper of the Geological Society of America, 440, 2008, p1-29 Journal Article, 2008

Lawrence M.G, Kamber B.S, Corrigendum to "The behaviour of the rare earth elements during estuarine mixing-revisited" [Marine Chemistry 100 (2006) 147-161] (DOI:10.1016/j.marchem.2005.11.007), Marine Chemistry, 105, (1-2), 2007, p181- Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, Whitehouse M.J, Micro-scale sulphur isotope evidence for sulphur cycling in the late Archean shallow ocean, Geobiology, 5, (1), 2007, p5 - 17 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Lewis S.E, Shields G.A, Kamber B.S, Lough J.M, A multi-trace element coral record of land-use changes in the Burdekin River catchment, NE Australia, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 246, (2-4), 2007, p471 - 487 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Webb G.E, Transition metal abundances in microbial carbonate: A pilot study based on in situ LA-ICP-MS analysis, Geobiology, 5, (4), 2007, p375 - 389 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Allwood A.C, Walter M.R, Burch I.W, Kamber B.S, 3.43 billion-year-old stromatolite reef from the Pilbara Craton of Western Australia: Ecosystem-scale insights to early life on Earth, Precambrian Research, 158, (3-4), 2007, p198 - 227 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Bolhar R, Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, U-Th-Pb fractionation in Archaean lower continental crust: Implications for terrestrial Pb isotope systematics, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 254, (1-2), 2007, p127 - 145 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

Lawrence M.G, Kamber B.S, Rare earth element concentrations in the natural water reference materials (NRCC) NASS-5, CASS-4 and SLEW-3, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 31, (2), 2007, p95 - 103 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Gao Y, Hou Z, Kamber B.S, Wei R, Meng X, Zhao R, Lamproitic rocks from a continental collision zone: Evidence for recycling of subducted tethyan oceanic sediments in the mantle beneath Southern Tibet, Journal of Petrology, 48, (4), 2007, p729 - 752 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Chapter 2.4 The Enigma of the Terrestrial Protocrust: Evidence for Its Former Existence and the Importance of Its Complete Disappearance in, editor(s)Condie, K , Developments in Precambrian Geology, 2007, [Kamber B.S] Book Chapter, 2007 DOI URL

Gao Y, Hou Z, Kamber B.S, Wei R, Meng X, Zhao R, Adakite-like porphyries from the southern Tibetan continental collision zones: Evidence for slab melt metasomatism, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 153, (1), 2007, p105 - 120 Journal Article, 2007 URL DOI

Yu K.-F, Kamber B.S, Lawrence M.G, Greig A, Zhao J.-X, High-precision analysis on annual variations of heavy metals, lead isotopes and rare earth elements in mangrove tree rings by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 255, (2), 2007, p399 - 408 Journal Article, 2007 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Kramers J.D, Geochemistry: How well can Pb isotopes date core formation?, Nature, 444, (7115), 2006, pE1 - E2 Journal Article, 2006 DOI URL

Fedo C.M, Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, Geological constraints on detecting the earliest life on Earth: A perspective from the Early Archaean (older than 3.7 Gyr) of southwest Greenland, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 361, (1470), 2006, p851 - 867 Journal Article, 2006 URL DOI

Lawrence M.G, Jupiter S.D, Kamber B.S, Aquatic geochemistry of the rare earth elements and yttrium in the Pioneer River catchment, Australia, Marine and Freshwater Research, 57, (7), 2006, p725 - 736 Journal Article, 2006 URL DOI

Ulrich T, Golding S.D, Kamber B.S, Zaw K, Taube A, Different mineralization styles in a volcanic-hosted ore deposit: The fluid and isotopic signatures of the Mt Morgan Au-Cu deposit, Australia, Ore Geology Reviews, 22, (1-2), 2003, p61 - 90 Journal Article, 2003 URL DOI

Murphy D.T, Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, A refined solution to the first terrestrial Pb-isotope Paradox, Journal of Petrology, 44, (1), 2003, p39 - 53 Journal Article, 2003 URL

Schoenberg R, Nägler Th.F, Gnos E, Kramers J.D, Kamber B.S, The source of the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its tectonic significance: Evidence from Re-Os isotopes, Journal of Geology, 111, (5), 2003, p565 - 578 Journal Article, 2003 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, Moorbath S, Whitehouse M.J, Inheritance of early archaean Pb-isotope variability from long-lived hadean protocrust, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 145, (1), 2003, p25 - 46 Journal Article, 2003 URL

Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, A rare earth element study of complex zircons from early Archaean Amîtsoq gneisses, Godthåbsfjord, south-west Greenland, Precambrian Research, 126, (3-4), 2003, p363 - 377 Journal Article, 2003 DOI URL

Kleinhanns I.C, Kramers J.D, Kamber B.S, Importance of water for Archaean granitoid petrology: A comparative study of TTG and potassic granitoids from Barberton Mountain Land, South Africa, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 145, (3), 2003, p377 - 389 Journal Article, 2003 DOI URL

Schoenberg R, Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, Eugster O, New W-isotope evidence for rapid terrestrial accretion and very early core formation, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, (17), 2002, p3151 - 3160 Journal Article, 2002 URL DOI

Murphy D.T, Collerson K.D, Kamber B.S, Lamproites from Gaussberg, Antarctica: Possible Transition Zone melts of Archaean subducted sediments, Journal of Petrology, 43, (6), 2002, p981 - 1001 Journal Article, 2002 URL

Schoenberg R, Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, Moorbath S, Tungsten isotope evidence from ~3.8-Gyr metamorphosed sediments for early meteorite bombardment of the Earth, Nature, 418, (6896), 2002, p403 - 405 Journal Article, 2002 DOI URL

Kleinhanns I.C, Kreissig K, Kamber B.S, Meisel T, Nägler T.F, Kramerst J.D, Combined chemical separation of Lu, Hf, Sm, Nd, and REEs from a single rock digest: Precise and accurate isotope determinations of Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd using multicollector-ICPMS, Analytical Chemistry, 74, (1), 2002, p67 - 73 Journal Article, 2002 DOI URL

Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, On the overabundance of light rare earth elements in terrestrial zircons and its implication for Earth's earliest magmatic differentiation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 204, (3-4), 2002, p333 - 346 Journal Article, 2002 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, Ewart A, Collerson K.D, Bruce M.C, McDonald G.D, Fluid-mobile trace element constraints on the role of slab melting and implications for Archaean crustal growth models, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 144, (1), 2002, p38 - 56 Journal Article, 2002 URL

Collerson K.D, Kamber B.S, Schoenberg R, Applications of accurate, high-precision Pb isotope ratio measurement by multi-collector ICP-MS, Chemical Geology, 188, (1-2), 2002, p65 - 83 Journal Article, 2002 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, Webb G.E, The geochemistry of late Archaean microbial carbonate: Implications for ocean chemistry and continental erosion history, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 65, (15), 2001, p2509 - 2525 Journal Article, 2001 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Moorbath S, Whitehouse M.J, The oldest rocks on Earth: Time constraints and geological controversies, Geological Society, London, Special Publications,, 190, 2001, p177-203 Journal Article, 2001 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, Role of 'hidden' deeply subducted slabs in mantle depletion, Chemical Geology, 166, (3-4), 2000, p241 - 254 Journal Article, 2000 URL DOI

Webb G.E, Kamber B.S, Rare earth elements in Holocene reefal microbialites: A new shallow seawater proxy, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64, (9), 2000, p1557 - 1565 Journal Article, 2000 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, Zr/Nb systematics of ocean island basalts reassessed-the case for binary mixing, Journal of Petrology, 41, (7), 2000, p1007 - 1021 Journal Article, 2000 URL

Kamber B.S, Moorbath S, Initial Pb of the Amitsoq gneiss revisited: Implications for the timing of early Archaean crustal evolution in West Greenland - Reply, Chemical Geology, 166, (3-4), 2000, p309 - 312 Journal Article, 2000 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, Collerson K.D, Comment on "variability of Nb/U and Th/La in 3.0 to 2.7 Ga superior province ocean plateau basalts: Implications for the timing of continental growth and lithosphere recycling", Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 177, (3-4), 2000, p337 - 339 Journal Article, 2000 URL

Collerson K.D, Hapugoda S, Kamber B.S, Williams Q, Rocks from the mantle transition zone: Majorite-bearing xenoliths from Malaita, southwest Pacific, Science, 288, (5469), 2000, p1215 - 1223 Journal Article, 2000 URL DOI

Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, Moorbath S, Age significance of U-Th-Pb zircon data from early Archaean rocks of west Greenland - a reassessment based on combined ion-microprobe and imaging studies, Chemical Geology, 160, (3), 1999, p201 - 224 Journal Article, 1999 DOI URL

Collerson K.D, Kamber B.S, Evolution of the continents and the atmosphere inferred from Th-U-Nb systematics of the depleted mantle, Science, 283, (5407), 1999, p1519 - 1522 Journal Article, 1999 URL DOI

Kamber B.S, Origin of ocean island basalts: A new model based on lead and helium isotope systematics, Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 104, (B11), 1999, p25479 - 25491 Journal Article, 1999 URL

Nägler Th.F, Kramers J.D, Kamber B.S, Frei R, Prendergast M.D.A, Growth of subcontinental lithospheric mantle beneath Zimbabwe started at or before 3.8 Ga: Re-Os study on chromites, Geology, 25, (11), 1997, p983 - 986 Journal Article, 1997 URL DOI

Ling H.F, Burton K.W, O'Nions R.K, Kamber B.S, Von Blanckenburg F, Gibb A.J, Hein J.R, Evolution of Nd and Pb isotopes in Central Pacific seawater from ferromanganese crusts, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 146, (1-2), 1997, p1 - 12 Journal Article, 1997 URL

Frei R, Villa I.M, Nägler Th.F, Kramers J.D, Przybylowicz W.J, Prozesky V.M, Hofmann B.A, Kamber B.S, Single mineral dating by the Pb-Pb step-leaching method: Assessing the mechanisms, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 61, (2), 1997, p393 - 414 Journal Article, 1997 URL

Moorbath S, Whitehouse M.J, Kamber B.S, Extreme Nd-isotope heterogeneity in the early Archaean - Fact or fiction? Case histories from northern Canada and West Greenland, Chemical Geology, 135, (3-4), 1997, p213 - 231 Journal Article, 1997 URL

Nägler T.F, Kamber B.S, A new silicate dissolution procedure for isotope studies on garnet and other rock forming minerals, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 76, (1), 1996, p75 - 80 Journal Article, 1996 URL

Handy M.R, Herwegh M, Kamber B.S, Tietz R, Villa I.M, Geochronologic, petrologic and kinematic constraints on the evolution of the Err-Platta boundary, part of a fossil continent-ocean suture in the Alps (eastern Switzerland), Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 76, (3), 1996, p453 - 474 Journal Article, 1996 URL

Kamber B.S, Biino G.G, Wijbrans J.R, Davies G.R, Villa I.M, Archaean granulites of the Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe: One slow exhumation or two rapid events?, Tectonics, 15, (6), 1996, p1414 - 1430 Journal Article, 1996 URL

Kamber B.S, Biino G.G, The evolution of high T - low P granulites in the Northern Marginal Zone sensu stricto, Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe - the case for petrography, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 75, (3), 1995, p427 - 454 Journal Article, 1995 URL

Frei R, Kamber B.S, Single mineral Pb{single bond}Pb dating, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 129, (1-4), 1995, p261 - 268 Journal Article, 1995 DOI URL

Mkweli S, Kamber B, Berger M, Westward continuation of the craton-Limpopo Belt tectonic break in Zimbabwe and new age constaints on the timing of the thrusting, Journal - Geological Society (London), 152, (1), 1995, p77 - 83 Journal Article, 1995 URL

Holzer L, Kamber B.S, Kramers J.D, Frei R, The tectono-metamorphic event at 2 Ga in the Limpopo Belt and the resetting behaviour of chronometers at high temperature, Communications - Geological Survey of Namibia, 10, 1995, p129 - 140 Journal Article, 1995 URL

Kamber B.S, Kramers J.D, Napier R, Cliff R.A, Rollinson H.R, The Triangle Shearzone, Zimbabwe, revisited: new data document an important event at 2.0 Ga in the Limpopo Belt, Precambrian Research, 70, (3-4), 1995, p191 - 213 Journal Article, 1995 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Blenkinsop T.G, Villa I.M, Dahl P.S, Proterozoic transpressive deformation in the Northern Marginal Zone, Limpopo Belt, Zimbabwe, Journal of Geology, 103, (5), 1995, p493 - 508 Journal Article, 1995 URL

Barton Jr J.M, Holzer L, Kamber B, Doig R, Kramers J.D, Nyfeler D, Discrete metamorphic events in the Limpopo Belt, southern Africa: implications for the application of P-T paths in complex metamorphic terrains, Geology, 22, (11), 1994, p1035 - 1038 Journal Article, 1994 URL DOI

Peters T, Kamber B.S, Peraluminous potassium-rich granitoids in the Semail Ophiolite, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 118, (3), 1994, p229 - 238 Journal Article, 1994 DOI URL

Kamber B.S, Regional metamorphism and uplift along the southern margin of the Gotthard Massif; results from the Nufenenpass area, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 73, (2), 1993, p241 - 257 Journal Article, 1993 URL

Research Expertise

Keywords

Analytical chemistry; Earth Science; Earth science and hydrology; Earth Sciences for Climate Research; Earth Stratigraphy, Sedimentary Processes; Electricity Storage; Energy and Climate Change; Environment, Natural Resources Economics; Environmental Chemistry; Environmental Science; Field mapping; Geochemistry; Geochronology; Igenous and metamorphic petrology; Mineralogy and crystallography; Natural Gas; Origin of solar system; Petrology, Minerology, Geochemistry; Physical Geography, Cartography, Climatology; Quarternary science; Renewable energies; Volcanology

Recognition

Representations

Canadian geoscience representative at Penrose Conference 2006

Awards and Honours

Fellow of Trinity College Dublin 2013

International Ingerson Lecturer 2007

Tier 1 Canada Reserach Chair 2005