JOEL E. SAYLOR | ASSISTANT PROFESSOR   

Publications


2016
Anderson, V.J., Horton, B.K., Saylor, J.E. , Mora, A., Teson, E., Breecker, D.O., and Ketcham, R.A., 2016, Andean topographic growth and basement uplift in southern Colombia: Implications for the evolution of the Magdalena, Orinoco, and Amazon River systems, Geosphere.
Su, Q., Nie, J., Saylor, J.E. , Horton, B.K., Bush, M., Chen, W., 2016, An anisotropy of magnetic susceptibility study of the Cenozoic Dahonggou section in northern Qaidam Basin and its tectonic implications, Quaternary Sciences, v. 36.
Saylor, J.E. , Casturi, L., Shanahan, T.M., Nie, J. and Saadeh, C.M., accepted, Tectonic and climate controls on Neogene environmental change in the Zhada Basin, SW Tibetan Plateau, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G38173.1.   Toll-Free Link.
Bershaw, J., Saylor, J.E. , Garzione, C.N., Leier, A., and Sundell, K., in press, Stable isotope variations (d18O and dD) in modern waters across the Andean Plateau, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.08.011.
Bush, M.A., Saylor, J.E. , Horton, B.K., and Nie, J., 2016, Cenozoic exhumation along the Qaidam basin margins in the northern Tibetan plateau: Inferences from depositional patterns and detrital provenance, Lithosphere, v. 8, p. 58-82.
Saylor, J.E. , and Sundell, K.E., 2016, Quantifying comparison of large detrital geochronology data sets, Geosphere, v. 12, no. 1, p. 1–18 doi:10.1130/GES01237.1.

2015
Horton, B.K., Perez, N.D., Fitch, J.D., and Saylor, J.E., 2015, Punctuated shortening and subsidence in the Altiplano Plateau of southern Peru: Implications for early Andean mountain building, Lithosphere, doi:10.1130/L397.1 . Toll-Free Link.
Huntington, K.W., Saylor, J.E., Quade, J., and Hudson, A.M., 2014, High late Miocene–Pliocene elevation of the Zhada Basin, southwestern Tibetan Plateau, from carbonate clumped isotope thermometry, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, p. 200-210 doi:10.1130/B31000.1. Toll-Free Link.

2014
Anderson, V.J., Shanahan, T.M., Saylor, J.E., Horton, B.K., and Mora, A., 2014, Sources of local and regional variability in the MBT′/CBT paleotemperature proxy: Insights from a modern elevation transect across the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia, Organic Geochemistry, v. 69, p. 42-51.
Saylor, J.E. and Horton, B.K., 2014, Nonuniform uplift of the Central Andean Plateau revealed by deuterium isotopes in Miocene volcanic glass from southern Peru, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 387, p. 120-131.

2013
Wang, X., Li, Q., Xie, G., Saylor, J.E., Tseng, Z.J., Takeuchi, G.T., Deng, T., Wang, Y., Hou, S., Liu, J., Zhang, C., Wang, N., and Wu, F., 2013, Mio-Pleistocene Zanda biostratigraphy and geochronology, pre-Ice Age fauna, and mammalian evolution in western Himalaya, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 374, p. 81-95.
Saylor, J.E., Knowles, J.N., Horton, B.K., Nie, J., Mora, A., 2013, Mixing of source populations recorded in detrital zircon U-Pb age spectra from modern river sands, The Journal of Geology, v. 121, p. 17-33.

2012
Saylor, J.E., Horton, B.K., Stockli, D.F., Corredor, J., and Mora, A., 2012, Structural and thermochronological evidence for Paleogene basement-involved shortening in the axial Eastern Cordillera, Colombia, Journal of South American Earth Sciences, v. 39, p. 202-215.
Saylor, J.E., Stockli, D.F., Horton, B.K., Nie, J.S., and Mora, A., 2012, Discriminating rapid exhumation from syndepositional volcanism using detrital zircon double dating: Implications for the tectonic history of the Eastern Cordillera, Colombia, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, p. 762-779.

Nie, J., Horton, B.K., Saylor, J.E., Mora, A., Mange, M., Garzione, C.N., Basu, A., Moreno, C.J., Caballero, V., and Parra, M., 2011 in press, Intergrated provenance analysis of a convergent retroarc foreland system: U-Pb ages, heavy minerals, Nd isotopes, and sandstone compositions of the Middle Magdalena Valley basin, northern Andes, Colombia, Earth Science Reviews. v. 110, p. 111-126. 

2011
Deng, T., Wang, X., Fortelius, M., Qiang, L., Wang, Y., Tseng, Z.J., Takeuchi, G.T., Saylor, J.E., Säila, L.K., Xie, G., 2011, Out of Tibet: Pliocene woolly rhino suggests high-plateau origin of Ice Age megaherbivores, Science, v. 333, p. 1285-1288.
Saylor, J.E., Horton, B.K., Nie, J.S., Corredor, J., and Mora, A., 2011, Evaluating foreland-basin partitioning in the northern Andes using Cenozoic fill of the Floresta basin, Eastern Cordillera, Colombia, Basin Research, v.23, p. 377-402.

2010
Horton, B.K., Saylor, J.E., Nie, J.S., Mora, A., Parra, M., Reyes-Harker, A., Stockli, D.F., 2010, Linking sedimentation in the northern Andes to basement configuration, Mesozoic extension, and Cenozoic shortening: Evidence from detrital zircon U-Pb ages, Eastern Cordillera, Colombia, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 122, p. 1423-1442.
Horton, B.K., Parra, M., Saylor, J.E., Nie, J.S., Mora, A., Torres, V., Stockli, D.F., Strecker, M.R., 2010, Resolving uplift of the northern Andes using detrital zircon age signatures, GSA Today, v. 20, p. 4-9.
Nie, J.S., Horton, B.K., Mora, A., Saylor, J.E., Housh, T.B., Rubiano, J., and Naranjo, J., 2010, Tracking exhumation of Andean ranges bounding the Middle Magdalena Valley basin, Colombia, Geology,v. 38, p. 451-454.
Saylor, J.E., DeCelles, P.G., Gehrels, G., Murphy, M., Zhang, R., and Kapp, P, 2010, Basin formation in the High Himalaya by arc-parallel extension and tectonic damming: Zhada basin, southwestern Tibet, Tectonics, v. 29, TC1004, 24 pp.
Saylor, J.E., DeCelles, P.G., and Quade, J., 2010, Climate-driven environmental change in the Zhada basin, southwestern Tibetan plateau, Geosphere, v. 6, p 74-92.

2009
Saylor, J.E., Mora, A., Horton, B.K., and Nie, J., 2009, Controls on the isotopic composition of surface water and precipitation in the northern Andes, Colombian Eastern Cordillera, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 73, p 6999-7018.
Murphy, M.A., Saylor, J.E., and Ding, L. 2009, Late Miocene topographic inversion in southwest Tibet based on integrated paleoelevation reconstructions and structural history, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 282, p. 1-9.
Saylor, J.E., Quade, J., Dettman, D.L., DeCelles, P.G., Kapp, P.A., and Ding, L., 2009, The late Miocene through present paleoelevation history of southwestern Tibet, American Journal of Science, v. 309, p. 1-42.
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