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Jared Butler

Project Geologist: Jared Butler
Regional Geology Section
Telephone: 709-729-3640
Fax: 709-729-4270

Survey Projects

Current

  • Geological mapping of the southeastern Churchill Province, Labrador.

Research Interests

  • Bedrock mapping.
  • Structural geology.
  • Metamorphic petrology.
  • Geochronology.
  • Tectonic evolution of orogenic belts.

Selected Publications

  • Butler, J.P. and Beaumont, C.
    2017: Subduction zone decoupling/retreat modeling explains south Tibet (Xigaze) and other supra-subduction zone ophiolites and their UHP mineral phases. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 463, pages 101-117.
  • Kelly, S., Butler, J.P. and Beaumont, C.
    2016: Continental collision with a sandwiched accreted terrane: Insights into Himalayan-Tibetan lithospheric mantle tectonics? Earth and Planetary Science letters, Volume 455, pages 176-195.
  • Butler, J.P., Beaumont, C. and Jamieson, R.A.
    2015: Paradigm lost: Buoyancy thwarted by the strength of the Western Gneiss Region (ultra) high-pressure terrane, Norway. Lithosphere, Volume 7, pages 379-407.
  • Butler, J.P., Beaumont, C. and Jamieson, R.A.
    2013: The Alps 1: A working geodynamic model for burial and exhumation of (ultra) high-pressure rocks in Alpine-type orogens. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 377, pages 114-131.
  • Butler, J.P., Jamieson, R.A., Steenkamp, H.M. and Robinson, P.
    2013: Discovery of coesite-eclogite from the Nord√łyane UHP domain, Western Gneiss Region, Norway: Field relations, metamorphic history, and tectonic significance. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, Volume 31, pages 147-163.
  • Butler, J.P., Beaumont, C. and Jamieson, R.A.
    2011: Crustal emplacement of exhuming (ultra) high-pressure rocks: Will that be pro- or retro-side? Geology, Volume 39, pages 635-638.

      

 
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