Peer-Reviewed Publications

(Updated February 7, 2020)


Bordy, E.M., Abrahams, M., Sharman, G.R., Viglietti, P.A., Benson, R.B.J., McPhee, B.W., Barrett, P.M., Sciscio, L., Condon, D., Mundil, R., Rademan, Z., Jinnah, Z., Clark, J.M., Suarez, C.A., Chapelle, E.J., and Choiniere, J.N., in review, A chronostratigraphic framework for the upper Stormberg Group: Implications for the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in southern Africa: Earth-Science Reviews.

In Revision


24. Sharman, G.R. and Makowski, M.A., in press, Needles in a haystack: Detrital zircon U-Pb ages and the maximum depositional age of modern global sediment: Earth-Science Reviews.

23. Barrett, P.M., Sciscio, L., Vigliette, P.A., Broderik, T.J., Suarez, C.A., Sharman, G.R., Jones, A.S., Munuyikwa, D., Edwards, S.F., Chapelle, K.J., Dollman, K.N., Zondo, M., and Choiniere, J.N., 2020, The age of the Tashinga Formation (Karoo Supergroup) in the Mid-Zambezi Basin, Zimbabwe and the first phytosaur from sub-Saharan Africa: Gondwana Research, v. 81, p. 445-460.

22. Malkowski, MA., Sharman, G.R., Johnstone, S., Grove, M.J., Kimbrough, D.L., and Graham, S.A., 2019, Dilution and propagation of provenance trends in sand and mud: Geochemistry and detrital zircon geochronology of modern sediment from central California (U.S.A.): American Journal of Science, v. 319, p. 846-902.

21. Sharman, G.R., Sylvester, Z., and Covault, J.A., in press, Conversion of tectonic and climatic forcings into records of sediment supply and provenance: Scientific Reports.

20. Saylor, J.E., Sundell, K.E., and Sharman, G.R., in press, Characterizing sediment sources by non-negative matrix factorization: Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

19. Shulaker, D., Grove, M., Hourigan, J.K., Van Buer, N., Sharman, G.R., Howard, K., Miller, J., Barth, A.P., and Wooden, J.L., Detrital K-feldspar Pb isotopic evaluation of extraregional sediment transported through an Eocene tectonic breach of Southern California’s Cretaceous Batholith: accepted, Earth & Planetary Science Letters.

18. Hessler, A.M., and Sharman, G.R., accepted, Subduction zones and their hydrocarbon systems: Geosphere.

17. Sharman, G.R., Sharman, J.P., and Sylvester, Z., 2018, detritalPy: A Python-based toolset for visualizing and analyzing detrital geo-thermochronologic data: The Depositional Record,

16. Covault, J.A., and Sharman, G.R., accepted, Tectono-Stratigraphic Evolution of the Inner California Borderland: Template for Fill-and-Spill Sedimentation: The Sedimentary Basins of the United States and Canada, 2nd edition, Elsevier.

15. Shumaker, L.E., Sharman, G.R., King, P.R., and Graham, S.A., accepted, The source is in the sink: Deep-water deposition by a submarine volcanic arc, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand: Sedimentology.

14. Sharman, G.R., Stockli, D.F., Flaig, P., Raynolds, R.G., and Covault, J.A., 2018, Local-to-distant sediment source area cyclicity of the southern Front Range, central Colorado: Insights from detrital zircon geochronology, in, Ingersoll, R.V., Lawton, T.F., and Graham, S.A., Tectonics, Sedimentary Basins, and Provenance: A Celebration of the Career of William R. Dickinson, Geological Society of America Special Paper 540, doi:10.1130/2018.2540(24).

13. Malkowski, M.A., Jobe, Z.R., Sharman, G.R., and Graham, S.A., accepted, Down-dip facies variations within deep-water channel systems: insights from the Cretaceous Cerro Toro Formation, southern Patagonia: Sedimentology.

12. Zhang, J., Covault, J., Pyrcz, M., Sharman, G.R., Carvajal, C., and Milliken, K., accepted, Quantifying sediment supply to continental margins: Application to the Paleogene Wilcox Group, Gulf of Mexico: AAPG Bulletin.        

11. Sharman, G.R., and Johnstone, S.A., 2017, Sediment unmixing using detrital geochronology: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 477, p. 183-194, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.044.

10. Sharman, G.R., Hubbard, S.M., Covault, J.A., Hinsch, R., Linzer, H.-G., and Graham, S.A., 2017, Sediment routing evolution in the North Alpine Foreland Basin, Austria: Interplay of transverse and longitudinal sediment dispersal: Basin Research, doi: 10.1111/bre.12259.

9. Sharman, G.R., Schwartz, T.M., Shumaker, L.E., Trigg, C.R., Nieminski, N.M., Sickman, Z.T., Malkowski, M.A., Hourigan, J.K., Schulein, B.J., and Graham, S.A., 2017, Submarine mass failure within the deltaic Domengine Formation (Eocene), California (USA): Geosphere, v. 13, p. 1-24, doi:10.1130/GES01442.1.

8. Sharman, G.R., Covault, J.A., Stockli, D.F., Wroblewski, A., F.-J., and Bush, M.A., 2017, Early Cenozoic drainage reorganization of the U.S. Western Interior-Gulf of Mexico Sediment Routing System: Geology, v. 45, p. 187-190.

7. Malkowski, M.A., Schwartz, T.M., Sharman, G.R., Sickmann, Z.T., and Graham, S.A., 2016, Stratigraphic and provenance variations in the early evolution of the Magallanes-Austral foreland basin: implications for the role of longitudinal vs. transverse sediment dispersal during oblique arc-continent collision: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 129, p. 349-371, doi:10.1130/B31549.1.

6. Masalimova, L.U., Lowe, D.R., Sharman, G.R., King, P.R., and Arnot, M.J., 2016, Outcrop characterization of a submarine channel-lobe complex: the Lower Mount Messenger Formation, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand: Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 71, p. 360-390, doi:10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2016.01.004.

5. Malkowski, M.A., Sharman, G.R., Graham, S.A., and Fildani, A., 2015, Characterization and diachronous initiation of coarse clastic deposition in the Magallanes-Austral foreland basin, Patagonian Andes: Basin Research, v. 29, p. 298-326, doi:10.1111/bre.12150.

4. Sharman, G.R., Graham, S.A., Masalimova, L.U., Shumaker, L.E., and King, P.R., 2015, Spatial patterns of deformation and paleoslope estimation within the marginal and central portion of a basin-floor mass-transport deposit, Taranaki Basin, New Zealand: Geosphere, v. 11, p. 266-306, doi:10.1130/GES01126.1.

3. Sharman, G.R., Graham, S.A., Grove, M., Kimbrough, D.L., and Wright, J.E., 2015, Detrital zircon provenance of the Late Cretaceous-Eocene California forearc: Influence of Laramide low-angle subduction on sediment dispersal and paleogeography: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, p. 38-60, doi:10.1130/B31065.1.

2. Sharman, G.R., Graham, S.A., Grove, M., and Hourigan, J.K., 2013, A reappraisal of the early slip history of the San Andreas fault, central California, USA: Geology, v. 41, p. 727-730, doi: 10.1130/G34214.1.

1. Clark, J.A., Befus, K.M., and Sharman, G.R., 2012, A model of surface water hydrology of the Great lakes, North America during the past 16,000 years: Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, v. 53-54, p. 61-71, doi:10.1016/j.pce.2010.12.005