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Professor David Chew
Professor In, Geology

Biography

Current research applies geochronology to two problems which have attracted much attention in the recent scientific literature: isotopic dating of sedimentation (Neoproterozoic glacial sequences, Phanerozoic sequences with high biostratigraphic resolution) and exhumation mechanisms in orogenic and rift settings as deduced by low temperature thermochronology.

The isotopic dating studies are funded by Science Foundation Ireland (06/RF/GEO012), (07/RFP/GEOF207). The first project involves dating sedimentary rocks by three new isotopic methods (applied to a fossil-bearing basin where the age is precisely known). The isotopic ages obtained will be compared with biostratigraphic ages to determine the suitability of each method to dating older, fossil-free sedimentary units. The second project employs precise U-Pb zircon dating of Carboniferous volcanic layers combined with high-resolution biostratigraphy to constrain the onset of Gondwanan glaciation and duration of Gondwanan glacial-interglacial cycles.

I also manage the fission track laboratory in Trinity College Dublin. The laboratory was installed during summer 2007 (including all sample preparation equipment) and was funded by SFI and the Petroleum Infrastructure Program. Projects utilizing the laboratory include assessing the utility of low temperature thermochronometers (apatite fission track, (U-Th)-He apatite) in quantifying the thermal structure of the southern Iberian passive margin and investigating the timing of exhumation in tilted rift shoulders in the Tanzanian sector of the East African Rift. The latter research follows on from a recently completed Masters project which I supervised while at the University of Geneva.

My PhD research (2001, University College Dublin) and post-doctoral research (University of Geneva, 2003 - 2005) involved investigating the timing of orogenesis in ancient orogenic belts (the Caledonides and proto-Andes respectively), using a combination of fieldwork and a variety of analytical techniques. In particular, much of my work on the Caledonides has involved detailed fieldwork and geochronology on the components of the Grampian orogen along the Fair Head - Clew Bay line, and its continuation into Scotland, the Highland Boundary Fault. My work in the Andes combined whole rock Sr, Nd, Pb and Hf isotopic tracing on magmatic rocks with high-precision geochronology on magmatic rocks (single crystal U-Pb zircon dating by TIMS, SIMS, LA-ICPMS and 40Ar-39Ar dating of K-bearing phases) and metamorphic rocks (Lu-Hf and Sm-Nd garnet dating, U-Pb dating of sphene and monazite). This study demonstrated the presence of an Ordovician magmatic and metamorphic belt in the Peruvian Andes for the first time, and proves the entire western South American margin (> 5000 km) was an active margin in the Early Palaeozoic.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Burda J., Klotzli U., Majka J., Chew D., Li Q.-L., Liu Y., Gaweda A., Wiedenbeck M., Tracing proto-Rheic - Qaidam Ocean vestiges into the Western Tatra Mountains and implications for the Palaeozoic palaeogeography of Central Europe, Gondwana Research, 91, 2021, p188 - 204, p188-204 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

David Chew and Kerstin Drost and Jeffrey H. Marsh and Joseph A. Petrus, LA-ICP-MS imaging in the geosciences and its applications to geochronology, Chemical Geology, 559, 2021, p119917 Journal Article, 2021

De Clercq S., Chew D., O'Sullivan G., De Putter T., De Grave J., Dewaele S., Characterisation and geodynamic setting of the 1 Ga granitoids of the Karagwe-Ankole belt (KAB), Rwanda, Precambrian Research, 356, 2021 Journal Article, 2021 DOI

Cogné, N. and Chew, D.M. and Donelick, R.A. and Ansberque, C., LA-ICP-MS apatite fission track dating: A practical zeta-based approach, Chemical Geology, 531, (119302), 2020 Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Bin Deng and David Chew and Chris Mark and Shugen Liu and Nathan Cogn{\'{e, Late Cenozoic drainage reorganization of the paleo-Yangtze river constrained by multi-proxy provenance analysis of the Paleo-lake Xigeda, GSA Bulletin, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Szopa, K., Skreczko, S., Chew, D., Krzykawski, T., Szymczyk, A., Multi-tool (LA-ICPMS, EMPA and XRD) investigation on heavy minerals from selected holocene peat-bog deposits from the upper vistula River Valley, Poland, Minerals, 10, (1), 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Daniil V. Popov and Richard A. Spikings and St{\'{e, Diffusion and fluid interaction in Itrongay pegmatite (Madagascar): Evidence from in situ 40Ar/39Ar dating of gem-quality alkali feldspar and U Pb dating of protogenetic apatite inclusions, Chemical Geology, 556, 2020, p119841 Journal Article, 2020

Martin Nauton"Fourteu, Shane Tyrrell, Andrew Morton, Chris Mark, Gary J. O"Sullivan, David M. Chew, Constraining recycled detritus in quartz"rich sandstones: Insights from a multi"proxy provenance study of the Mid"Carboniferous, Clare Basin, western Ireland, Basin Research, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Chew, D., O'Sullivan, G., Caracciolo, L., Mark, C., Tyrrell, S., Sourcing the sand: Accessory mineral fertility, analytical and other biases in detrital U-Pb provenance analysis, Earth-Science Reviews, 202, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Zakarya Yajioui and Brahim Karaoui and David Chew and Christoph Breitkreuz and Abdelkader Mahmoudi, U"Pb zircon geochronology of the Ediacaran volcano-sedimentary succession of the NE Saghro inlier (Anti-Atlas, Morocco): Chronostratigraphic correlation on the northwestern margin of Gondwana, Gondwana Research, 87, 2020, p263--277 Journal Article, 2020

Airaghi, L., Bellahsen, N., Dubacq, B., Chew, D., Rosenberg, C., Janots, E., Waldner, M., Magnin, V., Pre-orogenic upper crustal softening by lower greenschist facies metamorphic reactions in granites of the central Pyrenees, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 38, (2), 2020, p183-204 Journal Article, 2020

Klages, J.P., Salzmann, U., Bickert, T., Hillenbrand, C.-D., Gohl, K., Kuhn, G., Bohaty, S.M., Titschack, J., Müller, J., Frederichs, T., Bauersachs, T., Ehrmann, W., van de Flierdt, T., Pereira, P.S., Larter, R.D., Lohmann, G., Niezgodzki, I., Uenzelmann-Neben, G., Zundel, M., Spiegel, C., Mark, C., Chew, D., Francis, J.E., Nehrke, G., Schwarz, F., Smith, J.A., Freudenthal, T., Esper, O., Pälike, H., Ronge, T.A., Dziadek, R., Afanasyeva, V., Arndt, J.E., Ebermann, B., Gebhardt, C., Hochmuth, K., Küssner, K., Najman, Y., Riefstahl, F., Scheinert, M., Temperate rainforests near the South Pole during peak Cretaceous warmth, Nature, 580, (7801), 2020, p81-86 Journal Article, 2020

Nick M. W. Roberts and Kerstin Drost and Matthew S. A. Horstwood and Daniel J. Condon and David Chew and Henrik Drake and Antoni E. Milodowski and Noah M. McLean and Andrew J. Smye and Richard J. Walker and Richard Haslam and Keith Hodson and Jonathan Imber and Nicolas Beaudoin and Jack K. Lee, Laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) U"Pb carbonate geochronology: strategies, progress, and limitations, Geochronology, 2, (1), 2020, p33--61 Journal Article, 2020

F. Arboit and M. Min and D. Chew and A. Mitchell and K. Drost and E. Badenszki and J.S. Daly, Constraining the links between the Himalayan belt and the Central Myanmar Basins during the Cenozoic: An integrated multi-proxy detrital geochronology and trace-element geochemistry study, Geoscience Frontiers, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Caracciolo, L., Chew, D., Andò, S., Sediment Generation and Sediment Routing Systems, Earth-Science Reviews, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

O'Sullivan, G., Chew, D., Kenny, G., Henrichs, I., Mulligan, D., The trace element composition of apatite and its application to detrital provenance studies, Earth-Science Reviews, 201, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Gary J. O'Sullivan, David M. Chew, The clastic record of a Wilson Cycle: Evidence from detrital apatite petrochronology of the Grampian-Taconic fore-arc, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 552, 2020, p116588 Journal Article, 2020

Stijn Glorie, Samantha March, Angus Nixon, Fun Meeuws, Gary J. O"Sullivan, David M. Chew, Christopher L. Kirkland, Dmitry Konopelko, Johan De Grave, Apatite U"Pb dating and geochemistry of the Kyrgyz South Tian Shan (Central Asia): Establishing an apatite fingerprint for provenance studies, Geoscience Frontiers, 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Szopa, K., Sa"aci"ska, A., Gumsley, A.P., Chew, D., Petrov, P., Gaw"da, A., Zagórska, A., Deput, E., Gospodinov, N., Banasik, K., Two"stage late jurassic to early cretaceous hydrothermal activity in the sakar unit of southeastern bulgaria, Minerals, 10, (3), 2020 Journal Article, 2020

Spišiak, J. and Vetráková, L. and Mikuš, T. and Chew, D. and Ferenc, S. and Š Imonová, V. and Siman, P., Mineralogy and geochronology of calc-alkaline lamprophyres from the Nízke Tatry Mts. crystalline complex (Western Carpathians), Mineralia Slovaca, 51, (1), 2019, p61-78 Journal Article, 2019

Chew, D, Drost, K, Petrus, JA, Ultrafast, > 50 Hz LA-ICP-MS spot analysis applied to U-Pb dating of zircon and other U-bearing minerals, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 2019, p39-60 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Suhr, N, Rojas-Agramonte, Y, Chew, DM, Pinto, AJ, Villagómez-Díaz, D, Toulkeridis, T, Mertz-Kraus, R, Detrital-zircon geochronology and provenance of the El Oro Metamorphic Complex, Ecuador: Geodynamic implications for the evolution of the western Gondwana margin, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 2019, p520-539 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Assessing mineral fertility and bias in sedimentary provenance studies: examples from the Barents Shelf in, editor(s)Dowey, P, Osborne, M, Volk, H , Application of Analytical Techniques to Petroleum Systems, 2019, [Flowerdew, MJ, Fleming, EJ, Morton, AC, Frei, D, Chew, DM, Daly, JS] Book Chapter, 2019 DOI

GawÄ da, A. and Golonka, J. and WaÅ kowska, A. and Szopa, K. and Chew, D. and Starzec, K. and Wieczorek, A., Neoproterozoic crystalline exotic clasts in the Polish Outer Carpathian flysch: remnants of the Proto-Carpathian continent?, International Journal of Earth Sciences, 108, (4), 2019, p1409-1427 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text DOI

Paul, A.N. and Spikings, R.A. and Chew, D. and Daly, J.S., The effect of intra-crystal uranium zonation on apatite U-Pb thermochronology: A combined ID-TIMS and LA-MC-ICP-MS study, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 251, 2019, p15-35 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Najman, Y. and Mark, C. and Barfod, D.N. and Carter, A. and Parrish, R. and Chew, D. and Gemignani, L., Spatial and temporal trends in exhumation of the Eastern Himalaya and syntaxis as determined from a multitechnique detrital thermochronological study of the Bengal Fan, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 131, (9-10), 2019, p1607-1622 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text DOI

Blowick A., Haughton P., Tyrrell S., Holbrook J., Chew D., Shannon P., All mixed up: Pb isotopic constraints on the transit of sands through the Mississippi-Missouri River drainage basin, North America, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 131, (9-10), 2019, p1501 - 1518, p1501-1518 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Henrichs, I.A. and Chew, D.M. and O'Sullivan, G.J. and Mark, C. and McKenna, C. and Guyett, P., Trace Element (Mn-Sr-Y-Th-REE) and U-Pb Isotope Systematics of Metapelitic Apatite During Progressive Greenschist- to Amphibolite-Facies Barrovian Metamorphism, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, (8), 2019, p4103-4129 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Kenny, G.G. and O'sullivan, G.J. and Alexander, S. and Simms, M.J. and Chew, D.M. and Kamber, B.S., On the track of a Scottish impact structure: A detrital zircon and apatite provenance study of the Stac Fada Member and wider Stoer Group, NW Scotland, Geological Magazine, 2019 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Arboit, F, Chew, D, Visona, D, Massironi, M, Sciascia, F, Benedetti, G, Rodani, S, The geodynamic evolution of the Italian South Alpine basement from the Ediacaran to the Carboniferous: Was the South Alpine terrane part of the peri-Gondwana arc-forming terranes?, Gondwana Research, 65, 2019, p17-30 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Ansberque, C. and Mark, C. and Caulfield, J.T. and Chew, D.M., Combined in-situ determination of halogen (F, Cl) content in igneous and detrital apatite by SEM-EDS and LA-Q-ICPMS: A potential new provenance tool, Chemical Geology, 524, 2019, p406-420 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Li, S. and Chung, S.-L. and Hou, Z. and Chew, D. and Wang, T. and Wang, B. and Wang, Y., Early Mesozoic Magmatism Within the Tibetan Plateau: Implications for the Paleo-Tethyan Tectonic Evolution and Continental Amalgamation, Tectonics, 38, (10), 2019, p3505-3543 Journal Article, 2019 DOI

Fosu, BR, Ghosh, P, Chew, DM, Viladkar, SG, Composition and U-Pb ages of apatite in the Amba Dongar carbonatite-alkaline complex, India, Geological Journal, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Kaeter, D, Barros, R, Menuge, JF, Chew, DM, The magmatic-hydrothermal transition in rare-element pegmatites from southeast Ireland: LA-ICP-MS chemical mapping of muscovite and columbite-tantalite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 240, 2018, p98-130 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

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, 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, (3), 2018, p411-424 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

Henrichs, IA, O'Sullivan, G, Chew, DM, Mark, C, Babechuk, MG, McKenna, C, Emo, R, The trace element and U-Pb systematics of metamorphic apatite , Chemical Geology , 483, 2018, p218-238 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Pointon, MA, Chew, DM, Delcambre, B, Sevastopulo, GD, Geochemistry and origin of Carboniferous (Mississippian; Viséan) bentonites in the Namur-Dinant Basin, Belgium: Evidence for a Variscan volcanic source, Geologica Belgica, 21, (1-2), 2018, p1-17 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

O'Sullivan, G.J. and Chew, D.M. and Morton, A.C. and Mark, C. and Henrichs, I.A., An Integrated Apatite Geochronology and Geochemistry Tool for Sedimentary Provenance Analysis, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Spisiak, J, Vetráková, L, Chew, D, Ferenc, S, Mikus, T, Simonová, V, Bacík, P, Petrology and dating of the Permian lamprophyres from the Malá Fatra Mts. (Western Carpathians, Slovakia), Geologica Carpathica, 69, (5), 2018, p453-466 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

Kerstin Drost, David Chew, Joseph A. Petrus, Frank Scholze, Jon D. Woodhead, Joerg W. Schneider, David A. T. Harper, An Image Mapping Approach to U-Pb LA-ICP-MS Carbonate Dating and Applications to Direct Dating of Carbonate Sedimentation, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

Shahsavari Alavijeh, B, Rashidnejad-Omran, N, Toksoy-Köksal, F, Chew, D, Szopa, K, Ghalamghash, J, Gaweda, A, Geochemistry and apatite U-Pb geochronology of alkaline gabbros from the Nodoushan plutonic complex, Sanandaj-Sirjan Zone, Central Iran: Evidence for Early Palaeozoic rifting of northern Gondwana, Geological Journal, 2018 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Suhr, N, Schoenberg, R, Chew, D, Rosca, C, Widdowson, M, Kamber, BS, Elemental and isotopic behaviour of Zn in Deccan basalt weathering profiles: Chemical weathering from bedrock to laterite and links to Zn deficiency in tropical soils, Science of the Total Environment, 619-620, 2018, p1451-1463 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Weltje, GJ, Bertrand, S, Chew, D, Introduction to the special issue "Analysis of sediment properties and provenance: Tools for palaeo-environmental reconstruction", Sedimentary Geology, 375, 2018, p1-4 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Dinis, PA, Fernandes, P, Jorge, RCGS, Rodrigues, B, Chew, DM, Tassinari, CG, The transition from Pangea amalgamation to fragmentation: Constraints from detrital zircon geochronology on West Iberia paleogeography and sediment sources, Sedimentary Geology, 375, 2018, p172-187 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

Gaweda, A, Szopa, K, Chew, D, O'Sullivan, GJ, Burda, J, Klötzli, U, Golonka, J, Variscan post-collisional cooling and uplift of the Tatra Mountains crystalline block constrained by integrated zircon, apatite and titanite LA-(MC)-ICP-MS U-Pb dating and rare earth element analyses, Chemical Geology, 484, 2018, p191-209 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Deng, B, Chew, D, Jiang, L, Mark, C, Cogné, N, Wang, Z, Liu, S, Heavy mineral analysis and detrital U-Pb ages of the intracontinental Paleo-Yangzte basin: Implications for a transcontinental source-to-sink system during Late Cretaceous time, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 130, (11-12), 2018, p2087-2109 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Drost, K. and Chew, D. and Petrus, J.A. and Scholze, F. and Woodhead, J.D. and Schneider, J.W. and Harper, D.A.T., An Image Mapping Approach to U-Pb LA-ICP-MS Carbonate Dating and Applications to Direct Dating of Carbonate Sedimentation, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19, (12), 2018, p4631-4648 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Weltje, GJ, Bertrand, S, Chew, D, Analysis of sediment properties and provenance: Tools for palaeo-environmental reconstruction, Sedimentary Geology, 375, 2018, 1-308pp Book, 2018 URL

O'Sullivan, GJ, Chew, DM, Morton, AC, Mark, C, Henrichs, IA, An integrated apatite geochronology and geochemistry tool for sedimentary provenance analysis, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19, 2018, p1309-1326 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Vandyk, TM, Le Heron, DP, Chew, DM, Amato, JM, Thirlwall, M, Dehler, CM, Hennig, J, Castonguay, SR, Knott, T, Tofaif, S, Ali, DO, Manning, CJ, Busfield, ME, Doepke, D, Grassineau, N, Precambrian olistoliths masquerading as sills from Death Valley, California, Journal of the Geological Society, 175(3), 2018, p377-395 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

Zimmermann, S, Mark, C, Chew, D, Voice, PJ, Maximising data and precision from detrital zircon U-Pb analysis by LA-ICPMS: The use of core-rim ages and the single-analysis concordia age, Sedimentary Geology, 375, 2018, p5-13 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

Fairey, B.J. and Kerrison, A. and Meere, P.A. and Mulchrone, K.F. and Hofmann, M. and GÀrtner, A. and Sonntag, B.-L. and Linnemann, U. and Kuiper, K.F. and Ennis, M. and Mark, C. and Cogné, N. and Chew, D., Erratum: 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, (2018) 175, (411-424), 10.1144/jgs2017-099), Journal of the Geological Society, 175, (6), 2018, p1032 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Kusiak, MA, Dunkley, DJ, Whitehouse, MJ, Wilde, SA, Salacinska, A, Konecný, P, Szopa, K, Gaweda, A, Chew, D, Peak to post-peak thermal history of the Saglek Block of Labrador: A multiphase and multi-instrumental approach to geochronology, Chemical Geology, 484, 2018, p210-223 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

León, S, Cardona, A, Parra, M, Sobel, ER, Jaramillo, JS, Glodny, J, Valencia, VA, Chew, D, Montes, C, Posada, G, Monsalve, G, Pardo-Trujillo, A, Transition from collisional to subduction-related regimes: an example from Neogene Panama-Nazca-South America interactions , Tectonics , 2018, 119-139 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Chew, DM, Petrus, JA, Kenny, GG, McEvoy, N, Rapid high-resolution U-Pb LA-Q-ICPMS age mapping of zircon, Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 32, (2), 2017, p262-276 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Petrus, JA, Chew, DM, Leybourne, MI, Kamber BS, A new approach to laser-ablation inductively-coupled-plasma mass-spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) using the flexible map interrogation tool 'Monocle', Chemical Geology, 463, 2017, p76-93 Journal Article, 2017 DOI URL

Mark, C, Chew, D, Gupta, S, Does slab-window opening cause uplift of the overriding plate? A case study from the Gulf of California, Tectonophysics, 719-720, 2017, p162-175 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Turab, SA, Stuewe, K, Stuart, FM, Chew, DM, Cogné, N, Tectonics drives rapid exhumation of the western Himalayan syntaxis: Evidence from low-temperature thermochronometry of the Neelum valley region, Pakistan, Lithosphere, 9, (6), 2017, p874-888 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Szopa, K, Badura, J, Brachaniec, T, Chew, D, Karwowski, L, Origin of parautochthonous Polish moldavites - a palaeogeographical and petrographical study, Annales Societatis Geologorum Poloniae, 87, (1), 2017, p1-12 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Gaweda, A, Burda, J, Golonka, J, Klötzli, U, Chew, D, Szopa, K, Wiedenbeck, M, The evolution of Eastern Tornquist-Paleoasian Ocean and subsequent continental collisions: A case study from the Western Tatra Mountains, Central Western Carpathians (Poland), Gondwana Research, 48, 2017, p134-152 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Mark, C, Cogné, N, Chew, D, Tracking exhumation and drainage divide migration of the western Alps: a test of the apatite U-Pb thermochronometer, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 128, 2016, p1439-1460 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL TARA - Full Text

Rodrigues, B, Chew, DM, Jorge, RCGS, Fernandes, P, Veiga-Pires, C, Oliveira, JT, Reply to Discussion on 'Detrital zircon geochronology of the Carboniferous Baixo Alentejo Flysch Group (South Portugal); constraints on the provenance and geodynamic evolution of the South Portuguese Zone', Journal of the Geological Society, 173, (2), 2016, p401-403 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

O'Sullivan, GJ, Chew, DM, Samson, SD, Detecting magma-poor orogens in the detrital record, Geology, 44, (10), 2016, p871-874 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Gaweda, A, Szopa, K, Chew, D, Klötzli, U, Müller, A, Sikorska, M, Pyka, P, Age and origin of fluorapatite-rich dyke from Baranec Mt. (Tatra Mts., Western Carpathians): A key to understanding of the post-orogenic processes and element mobility, Geologica Carpathica, 67, (5), 2016, p417-432 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Chew, DM, Babechuk, MG, Cogné, N, Mark, C, O'Sullivan, GJ, Henrichs, IA, Doepke, D, McKenna, CA, (LA,Q)-ICPMS trace-element analyses of Durango and McClure Mountain apatite and implications for making natural LA-ICPMS mineral standards, Chemical Geology, 435, 2016, p35-48 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Cogné, N, Doepke, D, Chew, D, Stuart, FM, Mark C, Measuring plume-related exhumation of the British Isles in Early Cenozoic times, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 456, 2016, p1-15 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

Chew, DM, Pedemonte, G, Corbett, E, Proto-Andean evolution of the Eastern Cordillera of Peru, Gondwana Research, 35, 2016, p59-78 Journal Article, 2016 URL DOI

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

Rodrigues B, Chew D, Jorge R, Fernandes P, Veiga-Pires C, Oliveira J, Detrital zircon geochronology of the Carboniferous Baixo Alentejo Flysch Group (South Portugal); Constraints on the provenance and geodynamic evolution of the South Portuguese Zone, Journal of the Geological Society, 172, 2015, p294-308 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Fernandes, P, Cogné, N, Chew, D, Rodrigues B, Jorge, R, Marques, J, Jamal, D, Vasconcelos, L, The thermal history of the Karoo Moatize-Minjova Basin, Tete Province, Mozambique: An integrated vitrinite reflectance and apatite fission track thermochronology study, Journal of African Earth Sciences, 112, 2015, p55-72 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Chew, DM, Spikings, RA, Geochronology and thermochronology using apatite: Time and temperature, lower crust to surface, Elements, 11, (3), 2015, p189-194 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

Chew D, van Staal C, The ocean-continent transition zones along the Appalachian-Caledonian margin of Laurentia: Examples of large-scale hyperextension during the opening of the Iapetus Ocean, Geoscience Canada, 41, (2), 2014, p165-185 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Chew, DM, Petrus, JA, Kamber, BS, 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

Chew, DM, Donelick, RA, Donelick, MB, Kamber, BS, Stock, MJ, Apatite Chlorine Concentration Measurements by LA-ICP-MS, Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research , 38, 2014, p23-35 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Yang, Y-H, Wu, F-Y, Yang, J-H, Chew, DM, Xie, L-W, Chu, Z-Y, Zhang, Y-B, Huang, C, Sr and Nd isotopic compositions of apatite reference materials used in U-Th-Pb geochronology, Chemical Geology, 385, 2014, p35-55 Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI

Cochrane, R, Spikings, RA, Chew, D, Wotzlaw, J-F, Chiaradia, M, Tyrrell, S, Schaltegger, U, Van der Lelij, R, High temperature (>350°C) thermochronology and mechanisms of Pb loss in apatite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 127, 2014, p39-56 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text

Rodrigues, B, Chew, DM, Jorge, RCGS, Fernandes, P, Thermal history of Baixo Alentejo Flysch Group, South Portuguese Zone (História térmica do Grupo do Flysch do Baixo Alentejo, Zona Sul Portuguesa), Comunicações Geológicas, 101, 2014, p555-558 Journal Article, 2014 URL

New perspectives on the Caledonides of Scandinavia and related areas: Introduction in, editor(s)Corfu F, Gasser D, Chew D , New perspectives on the Caledonides of Scandinavia and related areas: Introduction, Geological Society Special Publication, 390, 2014, pp1-8 , [Corfu F, Gasser D, Chew D] Book Chapter, 2014 DOI

Corfu F, Gasser D, Chew D, New perspectives on the Caledonides of Scandinavia and related areas, Geological Society Special Publication, 390, 2014 Book, 2014 DOI URL

The Laurentian Caledonides of Scotland and Ireland in, editor(s)Corfu F, Gasser D, Chew D , New perspectives on the Caledonides of Scandinavia and related areas. Geological Society Special Publication, 390 , 2014, pp45-91 , [Chew D, Strachan R] Book Chapter, 2014 DOI

Rodrigues, B, Chew, DM, Jorge, RCGS, Fernandes, P, Veiga-Pires, C, Oliveira, JT, U-Pb ages of detrital zircons from the Baixo Alentejo Flysch Group, South Portuguese Zone (U-Pb ages of detrital zircons from the Baixo Alentejo Flysch Group, South Portuguese Zone), Comunicações Geológicas, 101, 2014, p301-305 Journal Article, 2014 URL

Pointon, M, Chew, D, Ovtcharova, M, Sevastopulo, G, Delcambre, B, High-precision U-Pb zircon CA-ID-TIMS dates from western European late Viséan bentonites, Journal of the Geological Society, 171, (5), 2014, p649-658 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Cogné, N, Chew, D, Stuart, FM, The thermal history of the western Irish onshore, Journal of the Geological Society, 171, (6), 2014, p779-792 Journal Article, 2014 DOI URL

Giuliani, A, Phillips, D, Maas, R, Woodhead, JD, Kendrick, MA, Greig, A, Armstrong, RA, Chew, D, Kamenetsky, VS, Fiorentini, ML, LIMA U-Pb ages link lithospheric mantle metasomatism to Karoo magmatism beneath the Kimberley region, South Africa, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 401, 2014, p132-147 Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI

Crowley, QG, Heron, KY, Riggs, N, Kamber, B, Chew, D, McConnell, B, Benn, K, Chemical Abrasion Applied to LA-ICP-MS U-Pb Zircon Geochronology, Minerals, (4), 2014, p503-518 Journal Article, 2014 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

Gaweda, A, Szopa, K, Chew, D, LA-ICP-MS U-Pb dating and REE patterns of apatite from the Tatra Mountains, Poland as a monitor of the regional tectonomagmatic activity, Geochronometria, 41, (4), 2014, p306-314 Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Szopa, K, Wlodyka, R, Chew, D, LA-ICP-MS U-Pb apatite dating of Lower Cretaceous rocks from teschenite-picrite association in the Silesian unit (southern Poland), Geologica Carpathica, 65, (4), 2014, p273-284 Journal Article, 2014 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

van Staal, CR, Chew, DM, Zagorevski, A, McNicoll, V, Hibbard, J, Skulski, T, Castonguay, S, Escayola, MP, Sylvester, PJ, Evidence of Late Ediacaran hyperextension of the Laurentian Iapetan margin in the Birchy Complex, Baie Verte Peninsula, northwest Newfoundland: Implications for the opening of Iapetus, formation of peri-Laurentian microcontinents and Taconic - Grampian orogenesis, Geoscience Canada, 40, (2), 2013, p94-117 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Pointon, MA, Chew, DM, Ovtcharova, M, Sevastopulo, GD, Crowley, QG, New high-precision U-Pb dates from western European Carboniferous tuffs; implications for time scale calibration, the periodicity of late Carboniferous cycles and stratigraphical correlation, Journal of the Geological Society, 169, (6), 2012, p713-721 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Combined apatite fission track and U-Pb dating by LA-ICPMS and its application in apatite provenance analysis in, editor(s)Sylvester, P , Quantitative Mineralogy and Microanalysis of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks, Mineralogical Association of Canada Short Course (v42), 2012, pp219-247 , [Chew, DM, Donelick, RA] Book Chapter, 2012 TARA - Full Text URL

Pointon, MA, Cliff, RA, Chew, DM, The provenance of Western Irish Namurian Basin sedimentary strata inferred using detrital zircon U-Pb LA-ICP-MS geochronology, Geological Journal, 47, (1), 2012, p77-98 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Emeleus, CH, Troll, VR, Chew, DM, Meade, FC, Lateral versus vertical emplacement in shallow-level intrusions? The Slieve Gullion Ring-complex revisited, Journal of the Geological Society, 169, (2), 2012, 157-171 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

The Chiquerío Formation, southern Peru in, editor(s)Arnaud, E, Shields, G and Halverson, G , The Geological Record of Neoproterozoic Glaciations, Geological Society of London Memoir, 36, 2011, pp481-486 , [Chew, DM and Kirkland, C] Book Chapter, 2011 DOI

Chew, DM, Sylvester, PJ, Tubrett, M, U-Pb and Th-Pb dating of apatite by LA-ICPMS, Chemical Geology, 280, (1-2), 2011, p200-216 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Wiesmaier, S, Deegan, FM, Troll, VR, Carracedo, JC, Chadwick, JP, Chew, DM, Erratum to: Magma mixing in the 1100 AD Montaña Reventada composite lava flow, Tenerife, Canary Islands: Interaction between rift zone and central volcano plumbing systems, 2011, - 671-673 Miscellaneous, 2011 DOI

Rooney, AD, Chew DM, Selby, D, Re-Os geochronology of the Neoproterozoic - Cambrian Dalradian Supergroup of Scotland and Ireland: Implications for Neoproterozoic stratigraphy, glaciations and Re-Os systematics, Precambrian Research, 185, (3-4), 2011, p202-214 Journal Article, 2011 DOI TARA - Full Text

Wiesmaier, S, Deegan, FM, Troll, VR, Carracedo, JC, Chadwick, JP, Chew, DM, Magma mixing in the 1100 AD Montaña Reventada composite lava flow, Tenerife, Canary Islands: Interaction between rift zone and central volcano plumbing systems, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology , 162, 2011, p671-673 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Ganerød, M, Chew, DM, Smethurst, MA, Troll, VR, Corfu, F, Meade, F, Prestvik, T, Geochronology of the Tardree Rhyolite Complex, Northern Ireland: Implications for zircon fission track studies, the North Atlantic Igneous Province and the age of the Fish Canyon sanidine standard, Chemical Geology, 286, (3-4), 2011, p222-228 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Chew, DM, Cardona, A, Miskovic, A, Tectonic evolution of western Amazonia from the assembly of Rodinia to its break-up, International Geology Review, 53, (11-12), 2011, p1280-1296 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Cooper, MR, Crowley, QG, Hollis, SP, Noble, SR, Roberts, S, Chew, D, Earls, G, Herrington, R, Merriman, RJ, Age constraints and geochemistry of the Ordovician Tyrone Igneous Complex, Northern Ireland: implications for the Grampian orogeny, Journal of the Geological Society, 168, (4), 2011, p837-850 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Chew, DM, Fallon, N, Kennelly, C, Crowley, Q, Pointon, M, Basic volcanism contemporaneous with the Sturtian glacial episode in NE Scotland, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences, 100, 2010, p399-415 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text DOI

Cardona, A, Chew, D, Valencia, VA, Bayona, G, Miskovic, A, Ibanez-Mejia, M, Grenvillian remnants in the Northern Andes: Rodinian and Phanerozoic paleogeographic perspectives, Journal of South American Earth Sciences , 29, (1), 2010, p92-104 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Chew, DM, Daly, JS, Magna, T, Page, LM, Kirkland, CL, Whitehouse, MJ, Lam, R, Timing of ophiolite obduction in the Grampian orogen, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 122, (11-12), 2010, p1787-1799 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

van der Lelij, R, Spikings, RA, Kerr, A, Kounov, A, Cosca, M, Chew, D, Villagomez, D, Thermochronology and Tectonics of the Leeward Antilles: evolution of the Southern Caribbean Plate Boundary Zone, Tectonics, 29, 2010, pTC6003- Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Cardona, A, Cordani, U, Ruiz, J, Valencia, V, Armstrong, R, Chew, D, Nutman, A, Sanchez, A, U/Pb Zircon Geochronology and Nd Isotopic Signatures of the Pre- Mesozoic Metamorphic Basement of the Eastern Peruvian Andes: Growth and Provenance of a Late Neoproterozoic to Carboniferous Accretionary Orogen on the Northwest Margin of Gondwana, Journal of Geology, 117, 2009, p285-305 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Flowerdew, MJ, Chew, DM, Daly, JS, Millar, IL, Hidden Archaean and Palaeoproterozoic crust in NW Ireland? Evidence from zircon Hf isotopic data from granitoid intrusions, Geological Magazine, 146, (6), 2009, p1435 - 1447 Journal Article, 2009 TARA - Full Text DOI

Late Caledonian Orogeny and magmatism in, editor(s)Holland, CH and Sanders, IS , The Geology of Ireland, 2nd edition, Edinburgh, Dunedin Academic Press, 2009, pp143-173 , [Chew, DM and Stillman, CJ] Book Chapter, 2009 URL

Grampian Orogeny in, editor(s)Holland, CH and Sanders, IS , The Geology of Ireland, 2nd edition , Edinburgh, Dunedin Academic Press, 2009, pp69-93 , [Chew, DM] Book Chapter, 2009 URL

Meade, FC, Chew, DM, Troll, VR, Ellam, RM, Page, LM, Magma Ascent along a Major Terrane Boundary: Crustal Contamination and Magma Mixing at the Drumadoon Intrusive Complex, Isle of Arran, Scotland, Journal of Petrology, 50, (12), 2009, p2345-2374 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Miskovic, A, Spikings, RA, Chew, DM, Kosler, J, Ulianov A, Schaltegger, U, Tectono-magmatic evolution of Western Amazonia: geochemical characterisation and zircon U-Pb geochronologic constraints from the Peruvian Eastern Cordilleran granitoids, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121, ( 9/10), 2009, p1298-1324 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Clift, PD, Carter, A, Draut, AE, Van Long, H, Chew, DM, Schouten, HA, Detrital U-Pb zircon dating of Lower Ordovician syn-arc-continent collision conglomerates in the Irish Caledonides, Tectonophysics, 479, (1-2), 2009, p165-174 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Nicoll, G, Holness, M, Troll, V, Holohan, E, Donaldson, C, Emeleus, CH, Chew, DM, Early mafic magmatism and crustal anatexis on the Isle of Rum: evidence from the Am Màm intrusion breccia, Geological Magazine, 146, 2009, p368-381 Journal Article, 2009 TARA - Full Text DOI

Chew, DM, Magna, T, Kirkland, CL, Miskovic, A, Cardona, A, Spikings, R, Schaltegger, U, Detrital zircon fingerprint of the Proto-Andes: Evidence for a Neoproterozoic active margin?, Precambrian Research, 167, (1-2), 2008, p186-200 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Kirkland CL, Daly JS, Chew, DM, Page, LM, The Finnmarkian Orogeny revisited: an isotopic investigation in eastern Finnmark, Arctic Norway, Tectonophysics, 460, 2008, p158-177 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Chew, DM, Flowerdew, MJ, Page, LM, Crowley, QG, Daly, JS, Cooper, M, Whitehouse, MJ, The tectonothermal evolution and provenance of the Tyrone Central Inlier, Ireland: Grampian imbrication of an outboard Laurentian microcontinent?, Journal of the Geological Society, 165, (3), 2008, p675-685 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Troll, VR, Meade, FC, Chew, DM, Emeleus, CH, A new exposure of a caldera fault segment at the Slieve Gullion Igneous Centre: Implications for the emplacement of the early ring-complex, Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, 26, 2008, p1-16 Journal Article, 2008 URL

Chew, DM, Graham, JR, Whitehouse, MJ, U-Pb zircon geochronology of plagiogranites from the Lough Nafooey (= Midland Valley) arc in western Ireland: constraints on the onset of the Grampian orogeny, Journal of the Geological Society, 164, (4), 2007, p747-750 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Chew, DM, Schaltegger, U, Kosler, J, Whitehouse, MJ, Gutjahr, M, Spikings, RA, Miskovic, A, U-Pb geochronologic evidence for the evolution of the Gondwanan margin of the north-central Andes, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 119, (5-6), 2007, 697-711 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Chew, D, Kirkland, C, Schaltegger, U, Goodhue, R, Neoproterozoic glaciation in the Proto-Andes: Tectonic implications and global correlation, Geology, 35, (12), 2007, p1095-1098 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Vallejo, C, Spikings, RA, Luzieux, L, Winkler, W, Chew, D, Page, L, The early interaction between the Caribbean plateau and the NW South American Plate, Terra Nova, 18, (4), 2006, p264-269 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Chew, DM, 1:2,500 Geological Map of South Achill Island and Achill Beg, western Ireland, Journal of Maps, 1, 2005, p18-29 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Chew, DM, Schaltegger, U, Constraining sinistral shearing in NW Ireland: a precise U-Pb zircon crystallisation age for the Ox Mountains Granodiorite, Irish of Journal of Earth Sciences, 23, 2005, p55-63 Journal Article, 2005 URL

Clift, PD, Dewey, JF, Draut, AE, Chew, DM, Mange, M, Ryan, PD, Rapid tectonic exhumation, detachment faulting and orogenic collapse in the Caledonides of western Ireland, Tectonophysics, 384, (1-4), 2004, p91-113 Journal Article, 2004 DOI

Crenulation-slip development in a Caledonian shear zone in NW Ireland: evidence for a multi-stage movement history in, editor(s)Alsop, GI, Holdsworth, RE, McCaffrey, KJM, Hand, M , Transport and flow processes in shear zones, Geological Society of London Special Publication, 224, Geological Society of London Special Publication, 2004, pp337-352 , [Chew, DM, Daly JS, Flowerdew, MJ, Kennedy, MJ and Page, LM ] Book Chapter, 2004 URL DOI

Draut, AE, Clift, PD, Chew, DM, Cooper, MJ, Taylor, RN, Hannigan, RE, Laurentian crustal recycling in the Ordovician Grampian Orogeny: Nd isotopic evidence from western Ireland, Geological Magazine, 141, (2), 2004, p195-207 Journal Article, 2004 DOI

Chew, DM, Daly, JS, Page, LM, Kennedy, MJ, Grampian orogenesis and the development of blueschist-facies metamorphism in western Ireland, Journal of the Geological Society, 160, (6), 2003, 911-924 Journal Article, 2003 DOI

Chew, DM, Structural and stratigraphic relationships across the continuation of the Highland Boundary Fault in western Ireland, Geological Magazine, 140, (1), 2003, p73-85 Journal Article, 2003 DOI

Chew, DM, An Excel spreadsheet for finite strain analysis using the Rf/phi technique, Computers and Geosciences, 29, (6), 2003, p795-799 Journal Article, 2003 DOI

Chew, DM, The relationship between the Dalradian Supergroup and the Clew Bay Complex, Achill Island, Western Ireland , University College Dublin, Ireland, 2001 Thesis, 2001

Chew, DM, Basement protrusion origin of serpentinite in the Dalradian, Irish Journal of Earth Sciences , 19, 2001, p22-35 Journal Article, 2001 URL

Research Expertise

Description

My research involves applying geochronology and isotope geochemistry to a diverse series of questions in the geosciences. It is based mainly around novel method development and applications of laser-ablation (LA) ICP-MS techniques to various geoscience problems, including isotopic dating of sedimentation, sedimentary provenance studies and quantifying the timing and rates of tectonic processes such as mountain building and exhumation. My research group has pioneered U-Pb dating of apatite by the LA-ICP-MS method, and integrating it with both apatite fission-track analysis and apatite trace-element geochemistry to yield protolith compositions in provenance studies. This work was developed in an SFI Investigators Programme grant on applying detrital apatite as a provenance indicator in systems. We have extended our LA-ICP-MS U-Pb dating approaches to undertaking rapid and routine geochronology of U-bearing minerals with appreciable common Pb. We now routinely undertake multi-proxy provenance studies based on U-Pb dating of accessory heavy minerals (e.g. apatite, rutile, titanite, zircon and monazite), in collaboration with leading international research groups and also in Ireland within the SFI iCRAG research centre. Recent research has focussed on developing LA-ICPMS mapping and my group would be recognised as one of the world-leading geoscience laboratories in this field. A key novel development is our U-Pb age mapping approach to dating calcite and zircon. This method is based on selection and pooling of pixels from 2-D elemental and isotopic ratio maps, and is a particularly powerful technique for targeting subdomains in samples with complex geological histories. The U-Pb calcite dating work is funded by an SFI Investigators Program award and has important and novel applications. These include constraining the timing of mineralization in the world-class Irish Zn-Pb mineral province, dating of syn-tectonic carbonate veins in carbonate sequences in orogenic belts, or direct dating of carbonates for key time intervals in Earth history such as Neoproterozoic 'Snowball Earth' glacial episodes.

Keywords

Earth Science; Geochemistry; Geochronology; Geology; Low temperature thermochronology; Plate Tectonics; Structural Geology

Recognition

Representations

Keynote conference talks: 'U-Pb calcite and zircon dating by LA-ICPMS image mapping', 33rd Nordic Geological Winter Meeting, Copenhagen, January 10-12, 2018. 'Detrital U-Pb geochronology of common-Pb bearing accessory minerals', workshop of the Working Group on Sediment Generation (WGSG), June 25-27, Göttingen, 2014. 'Measuring time in Palaeozoic sedimentary sequences by geochronology', VIII South American Symposium on Isotope Geology, Medellin, Colombia, July 2012. 2012-

Invited conference talks: Annual Goldschmidt Lecture, Norwegian Geological Survey, Trondheim, Spring/Summer 2019. 'Geochronology by LA-ICPMS image mapping', 7th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Laser-Ablation and Micro-Analysis, Beijing, October 2018. 'Integrating multiple thermochronometers by LA-ICPMS', 16th International Conference on Thermochronology, Chamonix, 16-21 September 2018, Quedlinburg, Germany. 'U-Pb apatite dating by LA-ICPMS', 14th International Conference on Thermochronology, Chamonix, France, 8-12 September 2014. 'Combined apatite fission track and U-Pb dating by LA-ICPMS', Mineralogical Association of Canada conference on Quantitative Mineralogy and Microanalysis of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks. St John's, Newfoundland, May 2012. 'U-Pb geochronologic evidence for the evolution of the Gondwanan margin of the north-central Andes', American Geophysical Union, Acapulco, May 2007 2007-

External Ph.D. examiner for the University of Johannesburg, the University of Adelaide, Lund University, University of Geneva (three times), the University of Oslo and the University of Stavanger; external M.Sc. examiner for the Queensland University of Technology. Internal PhD and MSc examiner for 13 theses.

Editorial Board of Geology (Web of Science's #1 ranked "geology" journal for the last 12 years) 2014-2016

Invited talks at geoscience institutes: Geological Society of Peru (June 2005), University College Dublin, (February 2006), British Antarctic Survey (June 2007), Edinburgh Geological Society (October 2010), Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (March 2011), University of Portsmouth (May 2011), Open University Geological Society (August 2011), University of Geneva (August 2011), Glasgow Geological Society (January 2012), the Irish Geological Association (November 2013), the annual Irish Geological Research Meeting (2014), the University of Rennes (2014), the University of Portsmouth (November 2017), the University of the Sorbonne, Paris (May 2018), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2018), the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences (2018) and the University of St. Andrews (2018). 2005-

Grant reviewer for the National Science Foundation (US) (twice), German Research Foundation (DFG), the Italian Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research, the Romanian National Research Council, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Czech Science Foundation (twice), the SYNTHESES panel (European Union-funded Integrated Activities grant) (twice) and the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation

Editorial Board of Minerals 2016-

External reviewer for an Assistant Professorship in Structural Geology at University College Dublin 2015

Reviewer of >100 papers for AAPG Special Publications; American Mineralogist; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences; Chemical Geology; EPSL; Economic Geology; Elements; Geochemical Journal; Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems; Geological Journal; Geological Magazine; GSA Bulletin; GSA Special Papers; Geology; Geology of Colombia, Geoscience Canada; Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research; Gondwana Research; Irish Journal of Earth Sciences; Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry; Journal of Geochemical Exploration; Journal of Geology; Journal of Metamorphic Geology; Journal of Petrology; Journal of Structural Geology; Journal of the Geological Society; Lithos; Lithosphere; Mineralogy and Petrology; Precambrian Research; Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry; Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, Scottish Journal of Geology; Sedimentary Geology; Sedimentology; South American Journal of Earth Sciences; Tectonics, Tectonophysics and Terra Nova. 2004-

Book reviewer (assessing feasibility of volume) for Elsevier (2017) and Dunedin Academic Press (2017) 2017-

Session Convener (Goldschmidt Geochemistry Conference - 2017, Paris; 2019, Barcelona) 2017-

Committee member of the Metamorphic Studies Group 2008-2010

Working Group on Sediment Generation (co-leader and co-editor of journal Special Issues) 2018-2020

Short courses on applying isotope geochemistry to sedimentary rocks (Colombia, July 2012; Switzerland, March 2014) 2012-2014

Awards and Honours

Reviewer of the year, Journal of the Geological Society of London 2017

Fellow, Trinity College Dublin 2012

Metamorphic Studies Group research in progress meeting, award for best student lecture 2000

UCD Open Postgraduate Scholarship 2000

Forbairt basic research grant and UCD Research Demonstratorship 1996-1999

Cunningham Award for best Irish undergraduate mapping project 1996

Memberships

Fellow of the Geological Society of London 1998 – present

Member of the Geosciences Committee of the Royal Irish Academy 2009 – 2017

Member of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain and Ireland 2004 – present

Member of the Geochemical Society 2007 – present

Member of the American Geophysical Union 2007 – present

Member of the Mineralogical Association of Canada 2013 – present

Member of the International Association of Sedimentologists 2018 – present

Panel member of the Irish Geological Heritage Programme 2002 – 2004