Publications

I have published 117 articles and books, 21 open-access reports, one proprietary book for industry, and many scientific meeting abstracts.

These are listed below. Many of them are available on ResearchGate or from the publishers.

Alternatively, E-mail me directly and I will provide a copy.




Articles & Books:

(117) Levy, R.H., many others (including G. Acton), and the SMS Science Team, 2016. Antarctic Ice Sheet sensitivity to atmospheric CO2 variations during the early to mid-Miocene, Proceedings National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), Accepted 21 Jan 2016 (in press).

(116) Petronotis, K.E., Acton, G.D., Jovane, L., Li, Y., Zhao, X., 2015. Data report: magnetic properties of sediments and basalts from the Costa Rica subduction margin (Expeditions 334 and 344), In Harris, R.N., et al., Proc. IODP, 344, College Station, TX (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program), doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.344.206.2015.

(115) Hodell, D., Lourens, L., Crowhurst, S., Konijnendijk, T., Tjallingii, R., Jiménez-Espejo, F., Skinner, L., Tzedakis, P. C., Abrantes, F., Acton, G. D., Alvarez Zarikian, C. A., Bahr, A., Balestra, B., Barranco, E.L., and others, 2015. A reference time scale for Site U1385 (Shackleton Site) on the SW Iberian Margin. Global and Planetary Change, 133, 49-64. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.07.002.

(114) Griener, K.W., Warny, S., Askin, R., and Acton, G., 2015. Early to middle Miocene vegetation history of Antarctica supports eccentricity-paced warming intervals during the Antarctic icehouse phase. Global and Planetary Change, 127, 67-78. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.01.006.

(113) Hernández-Molina, F.J., Stow, D.A.V., Alvarez-Zarikian, C.A., Acton, G., and others, 2014. Onset of Mediterranean outflow into the North Atlantic. Science, 344, 1244-1250, doi:10.1126/science.1251306.

(112) Dekkers, M.J., Heslop, D., Herrero-Bervera, E., Acton, G., and Krasa, D., 2014. Insights into magmatic processes and hydrothermal alteration of in situ superfast spreading ocean crust at ODP/IODP site 1256 from a cluster analysis of rock magnetic properties. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15, 3430-3447, doi:10.1002/2014GC005343.

(111) Westerhold, T., Röhl, U., Pälike, H., Wilkens, R., Wilson, P. A., and Acton, G., 2014. Orbitally tuned time scale and astronomical forcing in the middle Eocene to early Oligocene, Climate of the Past, 10, 955-973, doi:10.5194/cp-10-955-2014.

(110) Dorador, J., Rodriguez-Tovar, F. J., and the IODP Expedition 339 Scientists (includes G. Acton), 2014. Quantitative estimation of bioturbation based on digital image analysis, Marine Geology, 349, 55-60, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2014.01.003

(109) Yamamoto, Y., Yamazaki, T., Acton, G. D., Richter, C., Guidry, E.P., and Ohneiser, C., 2014. Palaeomagnetic study of IODP Sites U1331 and U1332 in the equatorial Pacific—extending relative geomagnetic palaeointensity observations through the Oligocene and into the Eocene, Geophys. J. Int., 196, 694-711, doi:10.1093/gji/ggt412.

(108) Hernández-Molina, F.J., D. Stow, C. Alvarez-Zarikian, and Expedition 339 Scientists (includes G. Acton), 2013. IODP Expedition 339 in the Gulf of Cadiz and Off West Iberia: Decoding the environmental significance of the Mediterranean Outflow Water and its global implications. Scientific Drilling, 16, 1–11, doi:10.5194/sd-16-1-2013.

(107) Hodell, L. Lourens, D.A.V. Stow, J. Hernández-Molina, C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, and the Shackleton Site Project Members (includes G.D. Acton), 2013. The “Shackleton Site” (IODP Site U1385) on the Iberian Margin. Scientific Drilling, 16, 13–19, doi:10.5194/sd-16-13-2013.

(106) Ohneiser, C., Acton, G., Channell, J.E.T., Wilson, G.S., Yamamoto, Y., and Yamazaki, T., 2013. A middle Miocene relative geomagnetic paleointensity record from the equatorial Pacific, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 374, 227-238, doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.04.038

(105) Yamazaki, T, Yamamoto, Y., Acton, G., Guidry, E.P., and Richter, C., 2013. Rock-magnetic artifacts on long-term relative paleointensity changes in sediments, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 14, 1-15, doi:10.1029/2012GC004546.

(104) Toffanin, F., Agnini, C., Rio, D., Acton, G., and Westerhold, T., 2013. Middle Eocene to early Oligocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy at IODP Site U1333 (equatorial Pacific), Micropaleontology, 59, 69–82.

(103) Dorador, J., Rodriguez-Tovar, F. J., and the IODP Expedition 339 Scientists (includes G. Acton), 2013. Digital Image Treatment Applied to Ichnological Analysis of Marine Core Sediments, Facies, Published online October 2013 by Springer Berlin Heidelberg, doi:10.1007/s10347-013-0383-z.

(102) Stow, D.A.V., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., and the Expedition 339 Scientists (includes G. D. Acton), 2013. Proceedings of IODP, 339, (Mediterranean Outflow). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.339.2013.

(101) Guidry, E. P., Richter, C., Acton, G. D., Channell, J. E. T., Evans, H. F., Ohneiser, C., Yamamoto, Y., and Yamazaki, T., 2013. Oligocene-Miocene magnetostratigraphy of deep-sea sediments from the Equatorial Pacific (IODP Site U1333), Geol. Soc. London, Spec. Pub., 373, 13-27, doi:10.1144/SP373.7.

(100) Acton, G., 2012. First-order reversal curves (FORCs), McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill Education, pp. 88-91.

(99) Pälike, H., Lyle, M.W., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Ridgwell, A., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., Acton, G., Anderson, L., and 56 other authors, 2012. A Cenozoic record of the equatorial Pacific carbonate compensation depth. Nature, 488, 609–614. doi:10.1038/​nature11360.

(98) Ohno, M., Hayashi, T., Komatsu, F., Murakami, F., Zhao, M., Guyodo, Y., Acton, G., Evans, H. F., and Kanamatsu, T., 2012. A detailed paleomagnetic record between 2.1 and 2.75 Ma at IODP Site U1314 in the North Atlantic: Geomagnetic excursions and the Gauss-Matuyama transition, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 13, doi:10.1029/2012gc004080.

(97) Naafs, B.D.A., Hefter, J., Acton, G., Haug, G.H., Martinez-Garcia, A., Pancost, R., and Stein, R., 2012. Strengthening of North American dust sources during the late Pliocene (2.7 Ma), Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.,317-318, 8-19 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.026.

(96) Westerhold, T., Röhl, U., Wilkens, R., Pälike, H., Lyle, M., Jones, T.D., Bown, P., Moore, T., Kamikuri, S., Acton, G., Ohneiser, C., Yamamoto, Y., Richter, C., Fitch, P., Scher, H., Liebrands, D., and Expeditions 320/321 Scientists, 2012. Revised composite depth scales and integration of IODP Sites U1331, U1332, U1333, U1334 and ODP Sites 1218, 1219, 1220. Proc. IODP, 320/321, doi: 10.2204/iodp.proc.320321.201.2012.

(95) Passchier, S., Browne, G., Field, B., Fielding, C.R., Krissek, L.A., Panter, K., Pekar, S.F., and ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2011. Early and middle Miocene Antarctic glacial history from the sedimentary facies distribution in the AND-2A drill hole, Ross Sea, Antarctica. Geol. Soc. Am. Bull., 123, 2352-2365, doi:10.1130/b30334.1.

(94) Herrero-Bervera, E., Acton, G., Krása, D., Rodriguez, S., and Dekkers, M.J., 2011. Rock magnetic characterization through an intact sequence of oceanic crust, IODP Hole 1256D. In E. Petrovsky, E. Herrero Bervera, T. Harinarayana, and D. Ivers (Editors), The Earth’s Magnetic Interior. Springer, IAGA Special Sopron Book Series, 1, 153-168, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0323-0_11.

(93) Krása, D., Herrero-Bervera, E., Acton, G., and Rodriguez, S., 2011. Magnetic mineralogy of a complete oceanic crustal section (IODP Hole 1256D). In E. Petrovsky, E. Herrero Bervera, T. Harinarayana, and D. Ivers (Editors), The Earth’s Magnetic Interior. Springer, IAGA Special Sopron Book Series, 1, 169-179, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0323-0_12.

(92) Herrero-Bervera, E., and Acton, G., 2011. Absolute paleointensities from an intact section of oceanic crust cored at ODP/IODP Site 1256 in the equatorial Pacific, In E. Petrovsky, E. Herrero Bervera, T. Harinarayana, and D. Ivers (Editors), The Earth’s Magnetic Interior. Springer, IAGA Special Sopron Book Series, 1, doi:10.1007/978-94-007-0323-0_13.

(91) Lyle, M., Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the IODP Expeditions 320/321 Science Party (includes G. Acton), 2010. The Pacific Equatorial Age Transect, IODP Expeditions 320 and 321: building a 50-million-year-long environmental record of the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Scientific Drilling, 9, 4–15. doi:10.2204/​iodp.sd.9.01.2010.

(90) Hayashi, T., Ohno, M., Acton, G., Guyodo, Y., Evans, H. F., Kanamatsu, T., Komatsu, F. Murakami, F., 2010. Millennial-scale iceberg surges after intensification of Northern Hemisphere glaciation, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, Q09Z20, doi:10.1029/2010GC003132.

(89) Kanamatsu, T., Ohno, M., Acton, G., Evans, H., and Guyodo, Y., 2010. Rock magnetic properties of the Gardar Drift sedimentary sequence, Site IODP U1314, North Atlantic: Implications for bottom current change through the mid-Pleistocene, Marine Geology, 265, 31-39.

(88) Kanamatsu, T., Acton, G., Evans, H., Guyodo, Y., and Ohno, M., 2010. Data report: Pleistocene paleomagnetic and rock magnetic records from IODP Site U1312 on the southern flank of the King's Trough. Proc. IODP, 303/306, doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.303306. 208.2010.

(87) Warny, S., Askin, R.A., Hannah, M.J., Mohr, B.A.R., Raine, J.I., Harwood, D.M., Florindo, F., and the SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2009. Palynomorphs from a sediment core reveal a sudden remarkably warm Antarctica during the middle Miocene, Geology, 37, 955–958; doi: 10.1130/G30139A.1, 2009.

(86) Jovane, L., Coccioni, R., Marsili, A., and Acton, G. , 2009. The late Eocene greenhouse-icehouse transition: Observations from the Massignano global stratotype section point (GSSP), in Koeberl, C., and Montanari, A., eds., The Late Eocene Earth—Hothouse, Icehouse, and Impacts, Geol. Soc. Am. Spec. Paper, 452, 149–168, doi: 10.1130/2009.2452.

(85) Florindo, F., Harwood, D.M., Talarico, F., Levy, R.H., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Background to the ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 13-20.

(84) Florindo, F., Harwood, D.M., Levy, R.H., Acton, G., Fielding, C., Panter, K., Paulsen, T., Talarico, F., Taviani, M., Sangiorgi, F., Willmott, V., Lenczewski, M., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, 2008-2009. Explanatory notes for the ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 21-40.

(83) Falconer, T., Pyne, A., Wilson, D., Levy, R.H., Nielsen, S., Petrushak, S. and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Operations overview for the ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 41-48, 2008-2009.

(82) Dunbar, G., Atkins, C., Magens, D., Niessen, F., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), Physical properties of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 49-56.

(81) Wonik, T., Grelle, T., Handwerger, D., Jarrard, R.D., McKee, A., Patterson, T., Paulsen, T., Pierdominici, S., Schmitt, D.R., Schroeder, H., Speece, M., Wilson, T., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Downhole measurements in the AND-2A Borehole, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 57-68.

(80) Paulsen, T., Millan, C., Pierdominici, S., Wilson, T., Drew, S., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Fracture logging of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 69-76.

(79) Fielding, C., Atkins, C.B., Bassett, K.N., Browne, G.H., Dunbar, G.B., Field, B.D., Frank, T.D., Krissek, L.A., Panter, K.S., Passchier, S., Pekar, S.F., Sandroni, S., Talarico, F., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 77-112.

(78) Taviani, M., Hannah, M., Harwood, D.M., Ishman, S.E., Johnson ,K., Olney, M., Riesselman, C., Tuzzi, E., Askin, R., Beu, A.G., Blair, S., Cantarelli, V., Ceregato, A., Corrado, S., Mohr, B., Nielsen, S.H.H., Persico, D., Petrushak, S., Raine, J.I., Warny, S., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Palaeontological Characterization and analysis of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 113-146.

(77) Panter, K.S., Talarico, F., Bassett, K., Del Carlo, P., Field, B., Frank, T., Hoffmann, S., Kuhn, G., Reichelt, L., Sandroni, S., Taviani, M., Bracciali, L., Cornamusini, G., von Eynatten, H., Rocchi, S., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), 2008-2009. Petrologic and geochemical composition of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 147-192.

(76) Acton, G., Florindo, F., Jovane, L., Lum, B., Ohneiser, C., Sagnotti, L., Strada, E., Verosub, K.L., Wilson, G.S., and The ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, 2008-2009. Palaeomagnetism of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 191-208.

(75) Acton, G., Crampton, J., Di Vincenzo, G., Fielding, C.R., Florindo, F., Hannah, M., Harwood, D., Ishman, S., Johnson, K., Jovane, L., Levy, R., Lum, B., Marcano, C., Mukasa, S., Ohneiser, C., Olney, M., Riesselman, C., Sagnotti, L., Stefano, C., Strada, E., Taviani, M., Tuzzi, E., Verosub, K.L., Wilson, G.S., Zattin, M., and The ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, 2008-2009. Preliminary integrated chronostratigraphy of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Terra Antartica, 15, 209-218.

(74) Huffman, L.T., Levy, R.H., Lacy, L., Harwood, D.M., Berg, M., Cattadori, M., Diamond, J., Dooley, J., Dahlman, L., Frisch-Gleason, R., Hubbard, J., Lehmann, R., Mankoff, K., Miller V., Pound, K., Scotto di Clemente, G., Siegmund, A., Thomson, J., Trummel, E., Williams, R., the ANDRILL SMS Science Team (includes G. Acton), and the MIS Science Team, 2008-2009. ANDRILL's education and outreach programme 2005-2008: MIS and SMS Project activities during the 4th IPY, Terra Antartica, 15, 221-235.

(73) Ohno, M., Murakami, F., Komatsu, F., Guyodo, Y., Acton, G., Kanamatsu, T., Evans, H. F., and Nanayama, F., 2008. Paleomagnetic directions of the Gauss-Matuyama polarity transition recorded in drift sediments (IODP Site 1314) in the North Atlantic, Earth Planets Space, 60, e13-e16.

(72) Florindo, F., Harwood, D., Levy, R., and the SMS Project Science Team, 2008. ANDRILL’s success during the 4th International Polar Year, Scientific Drilling, 6, DOI: 10.2204/ iodp.sd.6.03.2008, 29-31.

(71) Jovane, L., Acton, G., Florindo, F., and Verosub, K. L., 2008. Geomagnetic field behavior at high latitudes from a paleomagnetic record from Eltanin Core 27-21 in the Ross Sea sector, Antarctica, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 267, 435-443, doi:10.1061/j.epsl.2007.12.006.

(70) Jovane, L., Sprovieri, M., Florindo, F., Acton, G., Coccioni, R., Dall’Antonia, B., Dinarès-Turell, J., 2007. Eocene-Oligocene paleoceanographic changes in the stratotype section, Massignano, Italy: Clues from rock magnetism and stable isotopes, J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi10.1029/2007JB004963.

(69) Beaman, M., Sager, W. W., Acton, G. D., Lanci, L., and Pares, J., 2007. Improved Late Cretaceous and early Cenozoic paleomagnetic apparent polar wander path for the Pacific plate, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 262, 1-20.

(68) Acton, G., Roth, A., and Verosub, K. L., 2007. Analyzing micromagnetic properties with FORCIT software, Eos, 88, 230.

(67) Alt, J.C., Teagle, D.A.H., Umino, S., Miyashita, S., Banerjee, N.R., Wilson, D.S., and the IODP Expeditions 309 and 312 Scientists, and the ODP Leg 206 Scientific Party (includes G. Acton), 2007. IODP Expeditions 309 and 312 drill and intact section of upper oceanic basement into gabbros, Scientific Drilling, 4, doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.4.01.2007.

(66) Teagle, D.A.H., Wilson, D.S., Acton, G.D., and Vanko, D.A. (Eds.), 2007. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 206, doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.206.2007.

(65) Richter, C., G. Acton, C. Endris, and M. Radsted. 2007. Handbook for shipboard paleomagnetists. ODP Tech. Note, 34. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/tnotes/tn34/tn34.htm.

(64) Acton, G., Yin, Q.-Z., Verosub, K. L., Jovane, L., Roth, A., Jacobsen, B., and Ebel, D. S., 2007. Micromagnetic coercivity distributions and interactions in chondrules with implications for paleointensities of the early Solar System, J. Geophys. Res., 112, 1-19, doi:10.1029/2006JB004655.

(63) Channell, J.E.T., Kanamatsu, T., Sato, T., Stein, R., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Malone, M.J., and the Expedition 303/306 Scientists (includes G. Acton), 2006. Proc. IODP, 303/306, doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.303306.2006.

(62) Kasahara, J., Stephen, R.A., Acton, G.D., and Frey, F.A. (Eds.), 2006. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 200, doi:10.2973/odp.proc.sr.200.2006.

(61) Acton, G., Guyodo, Y., Brachfeld, S., 2006. The nature of a Cryptochron from a paleomagnetic study of Chron C4r.2r recorded in sediments off the Antarctic Peninsula, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 156, 213-222.

(60) Lund, S., Stoner, J. S., Channell, J. E. T., and Acton, G., 2006. A summary of Brunhes paleomagnetic field variability recorded in Ocean Drilling Program cores, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 156, 194-204.

(59) Sager, W.W., Acton, G. D., Clement, B. M., and Fuller, M., 2006. Paleomagnetism in the ocean drilling program, Phys. Earth Planet. Inter., 156, 159-161.

(58) Wilson, D. S., Teagle, D. A. H., Alt, J. C., Banerjee, N. R., Umino, S., Miyashita, S., Acton, G. D., and others, 2006. Drilling to gabbro in intact ocean crust, Science, 312, 1016-1020, 2006.

(57) Stein, R., and many others (including G. Acton), North Atlantic paleoceanography: The last five million years, 2006. Eos, 87, 129-133.

(56) Channell, J. E. T., and many others (including G. Acton), 2006. IODP Expeditions 303 and 306 monitor Miocene-Quaternary climate in the North Atlantic, Scientific Drilling, 2, DOI: 10.2204/ iodp.sd.2.01.2006, 4-10.

(55) Harris, R. N., and the IODP Expedition 306 Scientists (including G. Acton), 2006. Borehole observatory installations on IODP Expedition 306 reconstruct bottom-water temperature changes in the Norwegian Sea, Scientific Drilling, 2, DOI: 10.2204/ iodp.sd.2.03.2006, 28-31.

(54) Garcia, M.O., Sherman, S.B., Moore, G., Goll, R. Popova-Goll, I., Natland, J.H., and Acton, G., 2006. Frequent Landslides from Koolau Volcano: Results from ODP Site 1223, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 151, 251-268.

(53) Teagle, D.A.H., Wilson, D.S., Acton, G.D., and the ODP Leg 206 Shipboard Party, 2004. The Road to the MoHole, Four decades on: Deep drilling at Site 1256, Eos, 49, 521-531.

(52) Suyehiro, K., Sacks, I.S., Acton, G.D., and Oda, M. (Eds.), 2003. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 186 [CD-ROM]. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/186_SR/186sr.htm.

(51) Wilson, D.S., Teagle, D.A.H., Acton, G.D., and the ODP Leg 206 Shipboard Scientific Party, 2003. An In Situ Section of Upper Oceanic Crust Formed by Superfast Seafloor Spreading at Site 1256. Proc. ODP, Init. Repts., 206 [CD-ROM]. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/206_IR/206ir.htm.

(50) Teagle, D.A.H., Wilson, D.S., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 206 Shipboard Scientific Party, 2003. ODP Leg 206: Upper oceanic crust formed at a superfast spreading rate, JOIDES Journal, 29 (Fall 2003), 13-17.

(49) Escutia, C., Warnke, D., Acton, G.D., Barcena, A., Burkle, L., Canals, M., and Frazee, C.S., 2003. Sediment distribution and sedimentary processes across the Antarctic Wilkes Land margin during the Quaternary. Deep Sea Res. II, 50, 1481-1508.

(48) McGuire, J.C., and Acton, G.D., 2003. Composite depth scales for the Japan Trench, ODP Leg 186 Sites 1150 and 1151, Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 186. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/186_SR/102/102.htm.

(47) Stephen, R.A., Kasahara, J., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 200 Scientific Party, 2003. Drilling at the Hawaii-2 Observatory (H2O) and the Nuuanu Landslide, Proc. ODP, Init. Repts, 200 [CD-ROM]. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/200_IR/200ir.htm.

(46) Barker, P.F., Camerlenghi, A., Acton, G.D., and Ramsay, A.T.S. (Eds.), 2002. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178 [CD-ROM]. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/178_SR/178sr.htm.

(45) Acton, G.D., Guyodo, Y., and Brachfeld, S.A., 2002. Magnetostratigraphy of sediment drifts on the continental rise of West Antarctica (ODP Leg 178, Sites 1095, 1096, and 1101), In Barker, P.F., Camerlenghi, A., Acton, G.D., and Ramsay, A.T.S. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/178_SR/chap_37/chap_37.htm.

(44) Iwai, M., Acton, G.D., Lazarus, D., Osterman, L.E., and William, T., 2002. Magnetobio-chronologic synthesis of ODP Leg 178 rise sediments from the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean: Sites 1095, 1096, and 1101, In Barker, P.F., Camerlenghi, A., Acton, G.D., and Ramsay, A.T.S. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178.

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/178_SR/chap_36/chap_36.htm.

(43) Acton, G.D., Okada, M. Clement, B.M., Lund, S.P., and Williams, T., 2002. Paleomagnetic overprints in ocean sediment cores and their relationship to shear deformation caused by piston coring, J. Geophys. Res., 107, (EPM 3, p. 1-15), 10.1029/2001JB000518.

(42) Escutia, C., Nelson, C.H., Acton, G.D., Eittreim, S.L., Cooper, A.K., Warnke, D.A., and Jaramillo, J.M, 2002. Current controlled deposition on the Wilkes Land continental rise, Antarctica, In D.A.V. Stow et al. (Eds.), Deep-Water Contourite Systems: Modern Drifts and Ancient Series, Seismic and Sedimentary Characteristics, Geol. Soc. London Memoirs 22, 373-384.

(41) Brachfeld, S., Banerjee, S.K., Guyodo, Y., and Acton, G.D., 2002. A 13200-year history of century to millennial-scale paleoenvironmental change magnetically recorded in the Palmer Deep, western Antarctic Peninsula, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 194, 311-326.

(40) Yang, Z., Clement, B.M., Acton, G.D., Lund, S.P., Okada, M., and Williams, T., 2001. Records of the Cobb Mountain Subchron from the Bermuda Rise (ODP Leg 172), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 193, 303-313.

(39) Keigwin, L.D., Rio, D., Acton, G.D., and Arnold, E. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 172 [CD-ROM], 2001. Available at: http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/172_SR/172sr.htm.

(38) Guyodo, Y., Acton, G.D., Brachfeld, S., and Channell, J.E.T., 2001. A sedimentary paleomagnetic record of the Matuyama chron from the Western Antarctic Margin (ODP Site 1101), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 191, 61-74.

(37) Keigwin, L.D., and Acton, G.D. 2001. An overview of Leg 172 literature. In Keigwin, L.D., Rio, D., Acton, G.D., and Arnold, E. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 172, 1-15.

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/172_SR/synopsis/synopsis.htm.  

(36) Brachfeld, S.A., Guyodo, Y., and Acton, G.D. 2001. Data report: The magnetic mineral assemblage of hemipelagic drifts, ODP Site 1096. In Barker, P.F., Camerlenghi, A., Acton, G.D., and Ramsay, A.T.S. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178.

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/178_SR/chap_14/chap_14.htm.  

(35) Acton, G.D., Borton, C.J., and the Leg 178 Science Party, 2001. Palmer Deep composite depth scales for Leg 178 Sites 1098 and 1099, In Barker, P., Camerlenghi, A., Acton, G.D., and Ramsay, A.T.S. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178,

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/178_SR/chap_05/chap_05.htm.

(34) Lund, S.P., Acton, G.D., Clement, B., Okada, M., and Williams, T., 2001. Paleomagnetic records of Stage 3 excursions from ODP Leg 172, In Keigwin, L.D., Rio, D., Acton, G.D., and Arnold, E. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 172, 1-20 [CD-ROM].

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/172_SR/chap_11/chap_11.htm.

(33) Lund, S.P., Williams, T., Acton, G.D., Clement, B., and Okada, M., 2001. Brunhes Chron magnetic field excursions recovered from ODP Leg 172 sediments, In Keigwin, L.D., Rio, D., Acton, G.D., and Arnold, E. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 172, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1-18 [CD-ROM].

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/172_SR/chap_10/chap_10.htm.

(32) Domack, E.W., Leventer, A., Dunbar, R., Taylor, F., Brachfeld, S.F., and ODP Leg 178 Scientific Party, 2001. Chronology of the Palmer Deep site, Antarctic Peninsula: a Holocene paleoenvironmental reference for the circum-Antarctic, The Holocene, 11, 1-9.

(31) Brachfeld, S., Acton, G.D., Guyodo, Y., and Banerjee, S.K., 2000. High-resolution paleomagnetic records from Holocene sediments from the Palmer Deep, Western Antarctic Peninsula, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 181, 421-441.

(30) Acton, G.D., Tessema, A., Jackson, M., and Bilham, R., 2000. The tectonic and geomagnetic significance of paleomagnetic observations from volcanic rocks from Central Afar, Africa, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 180, 225-241.

(29) Acton, G.D., Galbrun, B., and King, J.W., 2000. Paleolatitude of the Caribbean Plate since the Late Cretaceous, In Leckie, R.M., Sigurdsson, H.R., Acton, G.D., and Draper, G. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 165, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 149-173.

(28) Sacks, S., Suyehiro, K., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 186 Scientific Party, 2000. Proc. ODP, Init. Repts, 186, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/186_IR/186ir.htm.

(27) Suyehiro, K., S. Sacks, G. D. Acton, and the Leg 186 Scientific Party, 2000. Japan Trench Observatories: ODP Leg 186, JOIDES Journal, 26, 10-16.

(26) King, J.W., Galbrun, B., and Acton, G.D., 2000. Magnetic studies of selected ODP Leg 165 sediments, In Leckie, R. M., Sigurdsson, H. R., Acton, G.D., and Draper, G. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 165, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 143-147.

(25) Leckie, R. M., Sigurdsson, H. R., Acton, G.D., and Draper, G. (Eds.), 2000. Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 165, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).

(24) Acton, G. D., 1999. Apparent polar wander of India since the Cretaceous with implications for regional tectonics and true polar wander, In Radhakrishna, T., and Piper, J.D.A. (Eds.), The Indian Subcontinent and Gondwana: A Palaeomagnetic and Rock Magnetic Perspective, Memoir Geological Society of India, 44, 129-175.

(23) Barker, P., A. Camerlenghi, G. D. Acton, and the Leg 178 Scientific Party, 1999. Proc. ODP, Init. Repts, 178, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). Available at: http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/178_IR/178TOC.HTM.

(22) Ternois, Y., Cortijo, E., Sicre, M.A., Keigwin, L., Rio, D., Acton, G., 1999. ODP Leg 172 on the northwest Atlantic continental margin: preliminary results [in French]. Comptes Rendus de l Academie des Sciences Serie II Fascicule A, Sciences de la terre et des planètes (Earth and Planetary Sciences), 328, 435-442.

(21) Molina-Garza, R., Acton, G.D., and Geissman, J.W., 1998. Carboniferous through Jurassic paleomagnetic data and their bearing on rotation of the Colorado Plateau, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 24179-24188.

(20) Lund, S. P., Acton, G., Clement, B., Hastedt, M., Okada, M., Williams, T., and the ODP Leg 172 Scientific Party, 1998. Geomagnetic field excursions occurred often during the last million years, Eos, 79, 178-179.

(19) Barker, P., A. Camerlenghi, G.D. Acton, and the Leg 178 Scientific Party, 1998. Antarctic Glacial History and Sea-level Change — Leg 178 samples Antarctic Peninsula Margin Sediments, JOIDES Journal, 24 (Fall 1998), 7-10.

(18) Domack, E.W., and the Leg 178 Scientific Party, 1998. Mysteries of the Palmer Deep revealed: ODP Leg 178 to the Antarctic Peninsula, JOI/USSAC Newsletter, 11, 1-3.

(17) Keigwin, L. D., Rio, D., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 172 Scientific Party, 1998. Proc. ODP, Init. Repts, 172, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program). Available at: http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/172_IR/172TOC.HTM.

(16) Sigurdsson, H., Leckie, R.M., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 165 Scientific Party, 1997. Proc. ODP, Init. Repts, 165, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).

(15) Huestis, S.P. and Acton, G.D., 1997. On the construction of geomagnetic timescales from nonprejudicial treatment of magnetic anomaly data from multiple ridges, Geophys. J. International, 129, 176-182.

(14) Galburn, B., Louvel, V., Cotillon, P., Leckie, M., Sigurdsson, H., Acton, G., Abrams, L.J., Bralower, T.J., and others, 1997. Signature sédimentaire d'événements globaux post-mésozoïques en mer des Caraïbes: résultats préliminaires de la campagne ODP 165, C. R. Acad. Sci. Paris, Sciences de la terre et des planètes (Earth and Planetary Sciences), 325, 505-510, (in French with abridged English version).

(13) Acton, G.D., Petronotis, K.E., Cape, D.C., Rotto Ilg, S.L., Gordon, R.G., and Bryan, P.C., 1996. A test of the Geocentric Axial Dipole Hypothesis from an analysis of the skewness of the central marine magnetic anomaly, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 144, 337-346.

(12) Acton, G.D. and Kettles, W.A. 1996. Geologic and palaeomagnetic constraints on the formation of weathered profiles near Inverell in New South Wales, Australia, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 126, 211-226.

(11) ODP Leg 165 Scientific Party (H. Sigurdsson, R. M. Leckie, G. D. Acton, and others), 1996. Deep-sea cores from the Caribbean reveal history of volcanism, tectonics, and oceanic change (progress report), Eos, 77, 291.

(10) Acton, G.D. and Gordon, R.G., 1994. Paleomagnetic tests of Pacific plate reconstructions and implications for motion between hotspots, Science, 263, 1246-1254.

(9) Petronotis, K.E., Gordon, R.G., and Acton, G.D., 1994. A 57-Ma Pacific plate paleomagnetic pole determined from a skewness analysis of crossings of marine magnetic anomaly 25r, Geophys. J. International, 118, 529-554.

(8) Acton, G.D. and Petronotis, K.E., 1994. Marine magnetic anomaly skewness data and oceanic plate motions, Eos, 75, 49-52.

(7) Petronotis, K.E., Gordon, R.G., and Acton, G.D., 1992. Determining paleomagnetic poles and anomalous skewness from marine magnetic anomaly skewness data from a single plate, Geophys. J. International, 109, 209-224.

(6) Acton, G.D., Stein, S., and Engeln, J.F., 1991. Block rotation and continental extension: a microplate model for Afar, Tectonics, 10, 501-526.

(5) Acton, G.D. and Gordon, R.G., 1991. A 65 Ma paleomagnetic pole for the Pacific Plate from the skewness of magnetic anomalies 27r-30, Geophys. J. Int., 106, 407-420.

(4) Calderone, G.J., Butler, R.F., and Acton, G.D., 1990. Paleomagnetism of middle Miocene volcanic rocks in the Mojave-Sonora desert region of western Arizona and southeastern California, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 625-647.

(3) Acton, G.D. and Gordon, R.G., 1989. Limits on the age of the Deccan Traps of India from paleomagnetic and plate reconstruction data and their uncertainties, J. Geophys. Res., 94, 17713-17720.

(2) Gordon, R.G. and Acton, G., 1989. Paleomagnetism and plate tectonics, pp. 909-923 in The Encyclopedia of Solid Earth Geophysics, D. E. James, editor, Van Nostrand Reinhold.

(1) Acton, G., Stein, S., and Engeln, J., 1988. Formation of curved seafloor fabric by changes in rift propagation velocity and spreading rate: application to the 95.5°W Galapagos propagator, J. Geophys. Res., 93, 11845-11861.

 

Reports & News Briefs:

(22) Acton, G., and the Expedition 344S Scientists, 2012. Proceedings of the Baffin Bay Scientific Coring Program, 854 pp. A proprietary book produced for a consortium of oil companies led by Shell Oil Company.

(21) Expedition 339 Scientists, 2012. Mediterranean outflow: environmental significance of the Mediterranean Outflow Water and its global implications. IODP Preliminary Report, 339. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.339.2012.

(20) Acton, G., 2011. Book Review: Essentials of Paleomagnetism, Eos, 92 (10 May 2011), 166-168.

(19) Lyle, M., Raffi, I., Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, 2009. Pacific Equatorial Transect, IODP Prel. Rept., 321, doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.321.2009.

(18) Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Lyle, M., Raffi, I., Klaus, A., Gamage, K., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, 2009. Pacific Equatorial Transect, IODP Prel. Rept., 320, doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.320.2009.

(17) Expedition 320T Scientists, 2009. USIO Sea Trials and Assessment of Readiness Transit (START): Ontong Java Plateau. IODP Preliminary Report, 320T. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.320T.2009.

(16) Acton, G., 2005. Expedition 306, North Atlantic climate 2. JOI/USSAC Newsletter, Summer 2005 issue, 6-7.

(15) Expedition 306 Scientists, 2005. North Atlantic climate 2. IODP Preliminary Report, 306. doi:10.2204/IODP.PR.306.2005. Available at http://iodp.tamu.edu/publications/PR/306PR/306PR.html.

(14) Shipboard Scientific Party (Wilson, D.S., Teagle, D.A.H., Acton, G.D., and others), 2003. Leg 206 Preliminary Report: An In Situ Section of Upper Oceanic Crust Formed by Superfast Seafloor Spreading, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Preliminary Report #106. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/prelim/206_prel/206PREL.PDF.  

(13) Acton, G.D., 2002. Wandering poles and colliding continents, ODP Greatest Hits, Vol. 2, http://www.odplegacy.org/PDF/Outreach/Brochures/Greatest_Hits2/acton.pdf.

(12) Wilson, D.S., Teagle, D.A.H., Acton, G.D., and Firth, J.V., 2002. Leg 206 Scientific Prospectus: An In Situ Section of Upper Oceanic Crust Created by Superfast Seafloor Spreading, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Scientific Prospectus #106.

(11) Shipboard Scientific Party (Stephen, Kasahara, Acton, et al.), 2002. Leg 200 Preliminary Report: Drilling at the Hawaii-2 Observatory (H2O) and the Nuuanu Landslide, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program, Preliminary Report #100.

      http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/prelim/200_prel/200PREL.PDF.  

(10) Kasahara, J., Stephen, R.A., Acton, G.D., and Baldauf, J., 2001. Leg 200 Scientific Prospectus: Drilling at the H20 long-term seafloor observatory, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Scientific Prospectus #100.

(9) Sacks, I. S., K. Suyehiro, G.D. Acton, and the Leg 186 Scientific Party, 1999. Leg 186 Preliminary Report: Western Pacific Geophysical Observatories, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Preliminary Report #86.

(8) Sacks, I. S., K. Suyehiro, and G.D. Acton, 1999. Leg 186 Scientific Prospectus: Western Pacific Geophysical Observatories, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Scientific Prospectus #86.

(7) Barker, P., A. Camerlenghi, and G.D. Acton, 1998. Leg 178 Preliminary Report: Antarctic Glacial History and Sea-level Change, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Preliminary Report #78.

(6) Barker, P., A. Camerlenghi, and G.D. Acton, 1997. Leg 178 Scientific Prospectus: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Glacial History and Sea-level Change, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Scientific Prospectus #78.

(5) Keigwin, L.D., D. Rio, and G.D. Acton, 1997. Leg 172 Preliminary Report: Northwest Atlantic Sediment Drifts, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Preliminary Report #72.

(4) Keigwin, L.D., D. Rio, and G.D. Acton, 1996. Leg 172 Scientific Prospectus: NW Atlantic Sediment Drifts, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Scientific Prospectus #72.

(3) Sigurdsson, H., R.M. Leckie, G.D. Acton, et al., 1996. Ocean Drilling Program Leg 165 Preliminary Report: Caribbean Ocean History and the Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary Event, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), Preliminary Report #65.

(2) Acton, G.D., and K.E. Petronotis, 1991. Pacific marine lineations and the age of the seafloor, in Data Synthesis on Rejuvenescent Mid-Plate Volcanism in the Pacific Basin, Vol IV, Geophysics of the Pacific basin, edited by R. G. Gordon, Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Washington, D.C., A1-A26 pp.

(1) Petronotis, K.E., G.D. Acton, R.G. Gordon, and T. Shoberg, 1991. Paleomagnetic data of the Pacific basin, in Data Synthesis on Rejuvenescent Mid-Plate Volcanism in the Pacific Basin, Vol IV, Geophysics of the Pacific basin, edited by R. G. Gordon, Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Washington, D.C., B1-B32 pp.

 

 

Thesis & Dissertation:

Acton, G.D., Kinematic Studies of Propagating Rifts and Rotating Microplates, and Paleomagnetic Tests of Plate Reconstructions with Implications for Motion Between Hotspots, Ph.D. Dissertation, Northwestern University, Evanston, 1990.

Acton, G., Paleomagnetism of Miocene Volcanic Rocks in the Mojave Region of Southeastern California, M.S. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 1986.

 

 

Selected Abstracts (2010-2016):

Adesiyun, O., Richter, C., Acton, G., Sidorovskaia, N., Sierro, F., Xuan, C., and Verosub, K. L., Rock Magnetic and Paleomagnetic Study of Sediments from IODP Site U1389 (West Iberian Margin), Abstract #273315, GSA South-Central Meeting, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Meeting, Vol. 48, 2016.

Richter, C., Adesiyun, O., Acton, G. D., Sidorovskaia, N., Sierro, F., Xuan, C., and Verosub, K. L., High-Resolution Magnetic Properties and Cyclicity of Contourites from IODP Site U1389 (West Iberian Margin), Abstract GP51A-1313, 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, 14-18 Dec., 2015.

Xuan, C., Richter, C., Acton, G., Stoner, J., Li, B., Hodell, D., Ducassou, E., MacLachlan, S., and Voelker, A., Millennial Scale Geomagnetic and Environmental Change in the West Iberian Margin during Late Quaternary, Abstract GP51A-1312, 2015 Fall Meeting, AGU, 14-18 Dec., 2015.

Acton, G. D., Spatial and Temporal Variations in the Geomagnetic Field Determined From the Paleomagnetism of Sediment Cores From Scientific Ocean Drilling, Abstract GP53B-3753, 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, 15-19 Dec., 2014.

Richter, C., Horton, L. B., Acton, G. D., Sidorovskaia, N., Sierro, F., Xuan, C., and Verosub, K. L., Relative Geomagnetic Paleointensity, Environmental Magnetism, and Cyclicity of Contourites from the West Iberian Margin (IODP Site U1389), Abstract GP23B-3686, 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, 15-19 Dec., 2014.

Acton, G., Richter, C., Xuan, C., Verosub, K. L., Lourens, L., Voelker, A. H. L., Bahr, A., Escutia, C., Jimenez-Espejo, F. J., Rebotim, A., and Röhl, U., Mapping Spatial and Temporal Depositional Processes and Environmental Change Using Magnetic Properties of Contourites Cored Along the Margin of Spain and Portugal, Second Post-Cruise Science Meeting for Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 339, Held in Tarifa, Spain, June 2014.

Richter, C., Maxwell, B., Acton, G., and Evans, H. F., High-latitude paleomagnetic records of Quaternary sediments from Baffin Bay, western Greenland margin, Abstract GP41E-03 presented at the 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, 9-13 Dec., 2013.

Lund, S., Okada, M., Acton, G., Clement, B. M., Stoner, J. S., Platzman, E. S., A comparison of paleomagnetic secular variation during MIS 7-10 between the Bering Sea (IODP Ex. 323) and North Atlantic Ocean (ODP Leg 172): Implications for the space/time pattern of field and environmental variability. Abstract GP41E-02 presented at the 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, 9-13 Dec., 2013.

Balestra, B., Flores, J. A., Acton, G., Alvarez Zarikian, C. A., Grunert, P., Hernandez-Molina, F. J., Hodell, D. A., Li, B., Richter, C., Sanchez Goni, M. F. ; Sierro, F. J., Singh, A., Stow, D. A., Voelker, A. and Xuan, C., Quantitative Pleistocene calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy: preliminary results from the IODP Site U1385 (Exp 339), the Shackleton Site. Abstract PP21B-1903 presented at the 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, 9-13 Dec., 2013.

Hodell, D. A., Lourens, L. J., Crowhurst, S. J., Konijnendijk, T., Tjallingii, R. H., and Acton, G., IODP Site U1385 (‘Shackleton site’): A reference section for marine-terrestrial correlations. Abstract PP51B-2125 presented at the 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, 3-7 Dec., 2012.

Gary, N. R., Richter, C., Guidry, E., Acton, G., Channell, J. E. T., Yamamoto, Y., Yamazaki, T., Ohneiser, C., and Evans, H. F., Magnetostratigraphy, environmental magnetism, and cyclicity of Oligocene-Miocene sediments from the equatorial Pacific (IODP Site U1333), Abstract GP13B-1127 presented at the 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, 3-7 Dec., 2012.

Yamazaki, T., Acton, G., Channell, J. E. T., Palmer, E. C., Richter, C., and Yamamoto Y., Long-term changes of relative paleointensity from sediments: Geomagnetic field behavior or rock magnetic artifact?, Abstract GP431A-07 presented at the 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, 5-9 Dec., 2011.

Yamamoto Y., Acton, G., Channell, J. E. T., Palmer, E. C., Richter, C., and Yamazaki, T., Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic study of the IODP Site U1332 sediments - relative paleointensity during Eocene and Oligocene, Abstract GP11A-1006 presented at the 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, 5-9 Dec., 2011.

Evans, H. F., Channell, J. E. T., Acton, G., and Richter, C., Magnetic stratigraphy from IODP Site U1338 between 8.5-10.8 Ma, Abstract GP11A-1005 presented at the 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, 5-9 Dec., 2011.

Acton, G., Jovane, L., Verosub, K. L., Sagnotti, L., Ohneiser, C., Strada, E., Florindo, F., and Wilson, G. S., Dispersion of the geomagnetic field caused by secular variation: Constraints from sediment cores from around Antarctica, Abstract GP32A-04 presented at the 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, 13-17 Dec., 2010.

Florindo, F., Acton, G., Harwood, D. M., Jovane, L., Levy, R. H., Ohneiser, C., Sagnotti, L., Strada, E., Verosub, K. L., and Wilson, G. S., Magnetostratigraphy of ANDRILL Core AND-2A, Southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, Abstract C43B-0547 presented at the 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, 13-17 Dec., 2010.

Palmer, E. C., Richter, C., Acton, G., Channell, J.E., Evans, H.F., Richter, C., Ohneiser, C., Yamamoto, Y., and Yamazaki, T., Paleomagnetic and environmental magnetic properties of sediments from IODP Site U1333 (Equatorial Pacific), Abstract GP13A-0761 presented at the 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, 13-17 Dec., 2010.

 

 

Abstracts (2000-2009):

Acton, G., Ohneiser, C., Yamamoto, Y., Channell, J.E., Evans, H.F., Richter, C., and Yamazaki, T., Magnetostratigraphic and cyclostratigraphic records from Eocene-Miocene sediments cored in the Paleoequatorial Pacific: Initial results from IODP Expedition 320, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP22A-04, 2009.

Harwood D.M, Florindo F., Levy R.H., Talarico F.M., Acton G., Browne, G., Field, B., Fielding C.R., Krissek, L.A., Panter K.S., Passchier, S., Pekar, S.F., Miocene depositional history, sequences and chronostratigraphy of the ANDRILL AND-2A drillcore, Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica, Eos Trans. AGU, 90(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract PP41D-05, 2009.

Acton, G., A tour of paleomagnetic results from ocean drilling, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP14A-01, 2008.

Herrero-Bervera, E., Krasa, D., Acton, G., and Durand, S., Rock magnetic characterization through an intact sequence of oceanic crust, IODP Hole 1256D, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP14A-08, 2008.

Krasa, D., Herrero-Bervera, E., Acton, G., and Durand, S., Magnetic Mineralogy of a Complete Oceanic Crustal Section (IODP hole 1256D), Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP14A-09, 2008.

Dekkers, M. J., Herrero-Bervera, E., Krasa, D., and Acton, G. Magnetic properties of fast spreading ocean crust drilled by (I)ODP Hole 1256D into the gabbro zone revealed by fuzzy c-means cluster analysis, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP14A-10, 2008.

Evans, H. F., and Acton, G., Cryptochrons and short Subchrons in the marine sedimentary record, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP33A-02, 2008.

Petronotis, K., Acton, G., and Herrero-Bervera, E., Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) paleointensity determinations, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP43C-07, 2008.

Acton, G., Florindo, F., Jovane, L., Ohneiser, C., Sagnotti, L., Strada, E., Verosub, K. L., Wilson, G. S., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, Paleomagnetism of the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract C21B-519, 2008.

Wilson, G. S., Levy, R., Acton, G., Naish, T., Harwood, D., Florindo, F., Powell, R., the ANDRILL-MIS Science Team, and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, Dating Antarctic climatic and tectonic events of the Neogene: Age models from the ANDRILL 1B and 2A cores, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract C21B-542, 2008.

Strada, E., Florindo, F., Sandroni, S., Talarico, F., Acton, G., Jovane, L., Ohneiser, C., Sagnotti, L., Verosub, K. L., Wilson, G. S., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, Provenance investigations using magnetic susceptibility of pebble-to-cobble-sized clasts in the AND-2A Core, ANDRILL Southern McMurdo Sound Project, Antarctica, Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract C21B-536, 2008.

Harwood, D., Florindo, F., Levy, R., and the ANDRILL-SMS Science Team, Neogene paleoenvironmental and geological history of the Transantarctic Mountain coastline and Victoria Land Basin: Initial results of ANDRILL's Southern McMurdo Sound Project AND-2A drillcore, 33rd International Geological Congress, Abstract # AAN02709L, 2008.

Wetter, L. and Acton, G., Climatic shifts and geomagnetic excursions, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract PP41C-0685, 2007.

Verosub, K. L., Jovane, L., Acton, G., and Florindo, F., Milankovitch forcing of Antarctic climate in the Ross Sea Sector during the Quaternary, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract PP41F-01, 2007.

Gruetzner, J., Higgins, S. M., Stein, R., and Acton, G., Threshold behaviour of millennial-scale variability in North Atlantic deep water hydrography during the last 1.1 Ma: Evidence from XRF core scanning at IODP Sites U1313 and U1314, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract PP44B-03, 2007.

Rodriguez Durand, S., Herrero-Bervera, E., Krasa, D., Haggerty, S., and Acton, G., Reflected light microscopy, SEM and rock magnetic characterization of magnetic minerals through an intact sequence of oceanic crust, IODP Hole 1256D, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP21A-0107, 2007.

Jovane, L., Verosub, K. L., Florindo, F., and Acton, G., Paleomagnetic and environmental magnetic studies of the Eltanin Core 27-21 from the Ross Sea Sector, Antarctica, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(23), Jt. Assem. Suppl., Abstract GP22A-05, 2007.

Acton, G., Yin, Q., Verosub, K. L., and Ebel, D. S., Magnetic fields of the early Solar System recorded in chondrules and meteorites: Insights from magnetic remanence and first-order reversal curve (FORC) measurements, Lunar Planetary Science Conference XXXVIII, Abstract 1711, 2007.

Jovane, L., Verosub, K. L., Florindo, F., and Acton, G., Magnetostratigraphy and environmental magnetism of cores from DSDP Sites 270 and 274 (Leg 28), Ross Sea Sector (Antarctica), European Geosciences Union Meeting in Vienna, Austria, 15-20 April 2007, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 9, Abstract #EGU2007-A-08599, 2007.

Jovane, L., Verosub, K. L., Florindo, F., and Acton, G., Magnetostratigraphy and environmental magnetism of Eltanin Core 27-21, Ross Sea Sector (Antarctica), European Geosciences Union Meeting in Vienna, Austria, 15-20 April 2007, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 9, Abstract #EGU2007-A-08650, 2007.Acton, G., Geomagnetic Links to Climate change and orbital cycles, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP51B-07, 2006.

Yin, Q., Acton, G., Verosub, K. L., Jovane, L., Roth, A., Jacobsen, B., Ebel, D. S., Micromagnetic coercivity distributions and interactions in chondrules with implications for paleointensities of the early Solar System, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP13A-06, 2006.

Verosub, K. L., Jovane, L., Acton, G., Initial magnetostratigraphic and environmental magnetic results from old cores from the Ross Sea Sector (Antarctica), Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract C41C-0344, 2006.

Jovane, L., Acton, G., Verosub, K. L., Florindo, F., Sagnotti, L., and Wilson, G., A new apparent polar wander path for Antarctica, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP11A-0053, 2006.

Wetter, L., Acton, G., and Hill, T., Testing for links between geomagnetic field variability and climate change, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP51A-091, 2006.

Delusina, I., Verosub, K. L., Acton, G., Osleger, D., and Starratt, S. W., Evidence from highstand of Lake Tahoe during the last glacial maximum, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GC51A-0450, 2006.

Evans, H. F., Acton, G. D., Guyodo, Y., Channell, J. E., Ohno, M., and Kanamatsu, T., Magnetic stratigraphy and relative paleointensity from IODP Site 1313 from 2.4-6 Ma, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP13A-07, 2006.

Teagle, D. A., Wilson, D. S., Alt, J. C., Banerjee, N. R., Umino, S., Miyashita, S., and Acton, G. D., and the Expedition 312 Scientists, Drilling a complete in situ section of upper oceanic crust formed at a superfast spreading rate: Hole 1256D, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract B31B-1090, 2006.

Acton, G., Short-term geomagnetic variability as a tool for determining precise global chronologies: Examples from the North Atlantic, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract U42A-01, 2005.

Acton, G., Verosub, K. L., Roth, A., and Linderholm, D., Coercivity distributions and magnetic particle interactions from First-Order Reversal Curves (FORCs): Examples from natural materials and software for data analysis, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP13A-0044, 2005.

Guyodo, Y., Ohno, M., Acton, G., Evans, H., Kanamatsu, T., and the Expedition 306 Scientists, Paleomagnetic results from IODP Exp. 306: shipboard and preliminary post-cruise studies, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP21A-0010, 2005.

Herrero-Bervera, E., and Acton, G., Magnetic properties and absolute paleointensity of upper oceanic crust generated by superfast seafloor spreading, ODP Leg 206, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP23A-0028, 2005.

Wetter, L., Verosub, K. L., Acton, G., and Russell, J., Detection of silica-mediated dissolution of magnetic grains in sediments using FORC diagrams, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP13A-0025, 2005.

Acton, G., and Gordon, R.G., Cretaceous apparent polar wander of North America: Leisurely stroll, but not standing still, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(18), Joint Assembly Suppl., Abstract GP13B-11, 2005.

Verosub, K.L., Acton, G., and Johnson, B., Paleoclimatic and paleomagnetic variability over the past 40,000 years as recorded by sediments at ODP Site 1002 in the Cariaco Basin, Eos Trans. AGU, 86(18), Joint Assembly Suppl., Abstract GP41B-02, 2005.

Acton, G.D., Hererro-Bervera, E., and Wilson, D., 2004. Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic signature of upper oceanic crust generated by fast and superfast seafloor spreading: results from ODP Legs 200 and 206. Italia 2004: 32nd Int. Geol. Congr., 32(2):1424. (Abstract)

Acton, G., and Wilson, D., Paleomagnetic and rock magnetic signature of upper oceanic crust generated by superfast seafloor spreading: Results from ODP Leg 206, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP11D-0868, 2004.

Clement, B.M., Acton, G., Lund, S., Okada, M., and Williams, T., Age offsets of the Matuyama-Brunhes Polarity Transition in records from the Atlantic: Lock-in depth variations or site dependent field behavior, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP11B-0831, 2004.

Linderholm, D., Acton, G., and Verosub, K.L., Rules of thumb for producing FORC diagrams, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP23A-0176, 2004.

Roth, A., Acton, G., and Verosub, K.L., Trajectories of unsaturated magnetic properties on Day plots, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP23A-0173, 2004.

Verosub, K.L., Acton, G., and Roth, A., The FORC Method: Where we are and where we are going, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP22A-07, 2004.

Verosub, K.L., Acton, G., Shumway, R.H., Determination of relative contributions from marine and terrestrial sediment sources in the Cariaco Basin using a magnetic mixing model, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP34A-03, 2004.

Wetter, L., Verosub, K., Acton, G., and Russell, J., Environmental magnetism as an instrument for characterizing paleoclimatic variations in the sediment record of Lake Tanganyika, East Africa, Eos Trans. AGU, 85(47), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP31B-0839, 2004.

Acton, G., Duncan, R., Herrero-Bervera, Sherman, S.B., and Garcia, M., The age of large landslides from the Koolau Volcano, Oahu, from coring on the Northern Hawaiian Arch, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract T12B-0454, 2003.

Gratton, M.N., Herrero-Bervera, E., Shaw, J., Valet, J., Wetter, and Acton, G., Absolute paleointensity determinations of oceanic basalts using the Thellier-Coe and Microwave techniques, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract T12B-0460, 2003.

Roth, A.L., Verosub, K.L., Pike, C.R., and Acton, G., FORC diagrams of synthetic magnetic minerals at ambient and high temperatures, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP31B-0751, 2003.

Wetter, L.N, Verosub, K.L., and Acton, G., Bridging the gap between Micromag and Cryogenic magnetometer measurements, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract GP11B-0258, 2003.

Wilson, D.S., Teagle, D.A., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 206 Shipboard Scientific Party, First results from Hole 1256D–a new ocean-crust reference hole drilled in fast-spread crust during ODP Leg 206, Eos Trans. AGU, 84(46), Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract U12A-02, 2003.

Acton, G., Clement, B.M., Lund, S.P., Okada, M., and Williams, T., High-resolution paleomagnetic observations from ocean drilling: Insights from coring thick sediment drift deposits, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting in Nice, France, 7-11 April 2003, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 5, Abstract#EAE03-A-07794, 2003.

Escutia, C., Nelson, C.H., Warnke, D., Acton, G.D., Barcena, A., Burckle, L., Franzee, C.S., Downslope processes and products on the Wilkes Land compared to other Antarctic margins: Relevance to glacial history, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting in Nice, France, 7-11 April 2003, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 5, Abstract#EAE03-A-11696, 2003.

Herrero-Bervera, E., Gratton, M.N., Shaw, J., Acton, G., Valet, J.-P., Absolute paleointensity determinations of oceanic basalts from ODP Leg 200, using Thellier and microwave techniques, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting in Nice, France, 7-11 April 2003, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 5, Abstract#EAE03-A-02991, 2003.

Lund, S., Acton, G., Clement, B., Okada, M., Stoner, J., and Williams, T., A high-resolution view of Quaternary geomagnetic field directional variability, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting in Nice, France, 7-11 April 2003, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 5, Abstract#EAE03-A-13368, 2003.

Wilson, D.S., Teagle, D.A.H., Acton, G.D., and the Leg 206 Shipboard Scientific Party, Coring an in situ section of upper oceanic crust formed by superfast seafloor spreading: Shipboard results from Ocean Drilling Program Leg 206, EGS-AGU-EUG meeting in Nice, France, 7-11 April 2003, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 5, Abstract#EAE03-A-07721, 2003.

Acton, G.D., Motion of the Indian and Pacific Plates with respect to the mantle and the paleomagnetic axis since the Late Cretaceous, European Geophysical Union meeting in Nice, France, 21-26 April 2002, Geophys. Res. Abstr., 4, 2002.

Acton, G.D., McGuire, J.C., Olsen, E., Miller, J., Idleman, B., and Sakamoto, T., Stratigraphic correlation, radiometric ages from ash layers, and detailed records of geomagnetic secular variation and relative paleointensity: A progress report, Presented at the ODP Leg 186 Postcruise Science Meeting in Kanazawa, Japan, September 2001.

Escutia, C., Moerz, T., Lauer-Leredde, C., Williams, T., Jaramillo, J., and the Leg 178 Shipboard Scientific Party, Seismic and downhole signatures of glacial sequences from the Antarctic Peninsula continental shelf: ODP Leg 178, Site 1103, Quaderni di Geofisica, 16 (Extended abstracts for the International ANTOSTRAT Symposium on The Geologic Record of the Antarctic Ice Sheet From Drilling, Coring, and Seismic Studies), 61, 2001.

Acton, G.D., Clement, B.M., Lund, S.P., Okada, M., Williams, T., and Yang, Z., Excursions, transitions, and secular variation over the past 800,000 yrs: High-resolution geomagnetic and rock magnetic records from a mudwave on the Bahama Outer Ridge (ODP Site 1062), Eos, 81 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F360, 2000.

Guyodo, Y., Acton, G.D., Brachfeld, S., and Channell, J.E.T., Environmental and geomagnetic changes recorded in sediment drift deposits off Antarctica (ODP Site 1101), Eos, 81 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F360, 2000.

McGuire, J.C., Acton, G.D., Idleman, B., and Miller, J., A Brunhes record of paleointensity and secular variation from the Japan Trench (ODP Leg 186), Eos, 81 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F356, 2000.

Brachfeld, S., Guyodo, Y., Acton, G.D., and Banerjee, S.K., High-Resolution Holocene paleomagnetic records from the Western Antarctic Peninsula, Eos, 81 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F356, 2000.

Gaillot, P., Guyodo, Y., Channell, J.E.T., Acton, G.D., and Brachfeld, S., Non-linear dynamical structures and wavelets: Method and application. Examples from a relative geomagnetic paleointensity study at ODP Sites 983 and 1095, Eos, 81 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F571, 2000.

Escutia, C., Acton, G.D., Warnke, D.A., Burckle, L., Lee, C.F., Eittreim, S.L., and Jaramillo, J., Recent glacial history from Wilkes Land margin sediments, Antarctica, Eos, 81 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F744, 2000.

Clement, B.M., Yang, Z., Acton, G.D., Lund, S.P., Okada, M., and Williams, T., Records of the Cobb Mountain Subchron obtained from the Bermuda Rise: ODP Leg 172, Eos, 81 (Spring Meeting Supplement), S179, 2000.

 

 

Abstracts (1995-1999):

Acton, G.D., Brachfeld, S., Guyodo, Y., The nature of a cryptochron: Paleomagnetic results From ODP Site 1095, off the Pacific Coast of West Antarctica, Eos, 80 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F286, 1999.

Linde, A.T., Sacks, I.S., Suyehiro, K., Shinohara, M., Araki, E., and the Leg 186 Science Party., Initial deformation data from ocean boreholes - ODP Leg 186, Eos, 80 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F505-506, 1999.

Sacks, I.S., Acierno, M., Araki, E., Linde, A.T., McWhorter, N., Shinohara, M., Suyehiro, K., and the Leg 186 Science Party., Installation of sub-seafloor geophysical observatory, ODP Leg 186, Eos, 80 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F527, 1999.

Saito, S., Enami, R., Sun, Y., Goldberg, D., and the ODP Leg 186 Shipboard Scientific Party, Dewatering, compaction, and lithification processes of the NE-Japan forearc sediments: Results from downhole logs during ODP Leg 186, Eos, 80 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F1199-1200, 1999.

Suyehiro, K., Sacks, I.S., Araki, E., Linde, A.T., Shinohara, M., and the Leg 186 Science Party, Monitoring plate subduction in the Japan Trench, Eos, 80 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F506, 1999.

Acton, G. D., B. Galbrun, and J. W. King, Paleolatitude of the Caribbean Plate since the Late Cretaceous, Eos, 79 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F241, 1998.

Cobine, T. J., G. D. Acton, and I. McDougall, Apparent Polar Wander of Australia in the Cenozoic: Paleomagnetic Results from Volcanic Rocks from Eastern Australia, Eos, 79 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F224, 1998.

Guyodo, Y., G. D. Acton, S. Brachfeld, and the ODP Leg 178 Scientific Party, Paleointensity results from ODP Leg 178 Site 1101: Exploring the geomagnetic field at high latitudes, Southern Hemisphere, Eos, 79 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F235, 1998.

Yang, Z., B. M. Clement, S. P. Lund, G. Acton, Initial results of ODP Leg 172: Quality and reliability of paleomagnetic data, Eos, 79 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F224, 1998.

Domack, E., F. Taylor, A. Leventer, S. Brachfeld, P. Barker, A. Camerlenghi, and the Leg 178 Scientific Party, Paleoproductivity in the Palmer Deep: Scientific objectives for a Holocene, high resolution record from the Southern Ocean, Eos, 79 (Fall Meeting Supplement), F518, 1998.

Gordon, R. G., K. E. Petronotis, G. D. Acton, B. C. Johnson, and S. Vasas, Pacific Plate Apparent Polar Wander of the hotspots: the view from the Pacific, Ann. Geophys., 16, Suppl. 1. Pt.1, C56, 1998.

Acton, G. D., B. M. Clement, S. P. Lund, M. Okada, T. Williams, and the Leg 172 Shipboard Scientific Party, High-Resolution Geomagnetic and Rock Magnetic Records from Pleistocene Sediment Drifts in the NW Atlantic, ODP Leg 172, Eos, 78, Fall Meeting Supplement, F181, 1997.

Clement, B. M., G. D. Acton, S. P. Lund, M. Okada, T. Williams, and the ODP Leg 172 Shipboard Party, Pleistocene Geomagnetic Polarity Transition Record from the NW Atlantic: Preliminary Results from ODP Leg 172, Eos, 78, Fall Meeting Supplement, F182, 1997.

Gordon, R. G., K. E. Petronotis, G. D. Acton, B. Johnson, and S. Vasas, Pacific Plate Apparent Polar Wander from 81 Ma to 32 Ma from Skewness of Marine Magnetic Anomalies, Eos, 78, Fall Meeting Supplement, F183, 1997.

Lund, S. P., G. Acton, B. Clement, M. Hastedt, M. Okada, T. Williams, and the ODP Leg 172 Scientific Party, Initial Paleomagnetic Results from ODP Leg 172-Evidence for at Least 14 Geomagnetic Field Excursions During the Brunhes Epoch, Eos, 78, Fall Meeting Supplement, F181, 1997.

Lind, I., and Leg 165 Shipboard Scientific Party, A modified Wyllie equation for the relationship between porosity and sonic velocity of mixed sediments and carbonates from the Caribbean Sea, In M. Middleton, ed., Proceedings from the 3rd Nordic Symposium on Petrophysics, Gothenburg, p. 70-73, 1997.

Molina-Garza, R. S., J. W. Geissman, A.D. Gomez, and G. D. Acton, Late Triassic paleomagnetic data from southwestern North America: Further evidence of "small" Colorado Plateau rotation, Eos, 77, Fall Meeting Supplement, F159, 1996.

Louvel, V., L. Abrams, B. Galbrun, J. King, and the ODP Leg 165 Shipboard Scientific Party, Magnetostratigraphy of sediments from downhole magnetic measurements: Examples from ODP Leg 165, Caribbean Sea, Eos, 77, Fall Meeting Supplement, F164, 1996.

Lyons, T. W., G. Degler, D. J. Hollander, J. Werne, R. W. Murray, D. G. Pearson, and the ODP Leg 165 Scientific Party, An overview of geochemical pathways in Holocene and Latest Pleistocene sediments of the anoxic Cariaco Basin: Paleoceanographic implication, Eos, 77, Fall Meeting Supplement, F288, 1996.

Peterson, L. C., J. King, R. W. Murray, T. Lyons, R. Pearce, G. Haug, and the Leg 165 Shipboard and Shorebased Scientific Parties, A high-resolution climate record from the Caribbean: Initial results from ocean drilling in the anoxic Cariaco Basin, Eos, 77, Fall Meeting Supplement, F288, 1996.

Abrams, L., V. Louvel, S. Carey, S. D'Hondt, J. King, and the ODP Leg 165 Shipboard Scientific Party, Downhole measurements from ODP Leg 165 in the Caribbean Sea: Application to the K/T boundary impact and chronostratigraphy, Eos, 77, Fall Meeting Supplement, F311, 1996.

Acton, G. D., and the Leg 165 Shipboard Scientific Party, Estimating paleolatitudes and their uncertainties from azimuthally unoriented deep-sea drill cores with shallow paleomagnetic inclinations: Examples from ODP Leg 165 in the Caribbean Sea, Eos, 77, Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Supplement, 19-20, 1996.

Petronotis, K. E., and G. D. Acton, A Test of the Geocentric Axial Dipole Hypothesis from an analysis of the skewness of the central marine magnetic anomaly, Eos, 77, Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Supplement, 27, 1996.

Acton, G., Book review of Introduction to Geological Data Analysis written by A. R. H. Swan and M. Sandilands, GSA Today, 6, #5, 27, 1996.

Leckie, M. R., H. Sigurdsson, and G. Acton, Paleoceanography of the Caribbean Sea: Preliminary results from ODP Leg 165, Eos, 77, Spring Meeting Supplement, 163, 1996.

Flood, P. G., and G. D. Acton, Paleomagnetic investigation of basaltic seamounts within Late Palaeozoic accretionary prism, New England Orogen, Eastern Australia (abstract), in Proceedings of the 29th Newcastle Symposium on Advances in the Study of the Sydney Basin, edited by R. L. Boyd and G. A. MacKenzie, 277, University of Newcastle, Australia, 1995.

 

 

Abstracts (1986-1994):

Acton, G. D., and S. P. Huestis, Genetic algorithm optimizations for seafloor spreading rates and geomagnetic polarity time scales (abstract), Eos, 75, Fall Meeting Supplement, 293, 1994.

Acton, G. D., A. Tessema, M. Jackson, R. Bilham, and L. Moose, Paleomagnetic observations of incipient oceanization in central Afar (abstract), Eos, 74, October Supplement, 207, 1993.

Geissman, J. W., G. D. Acton, and M. Schneider, Revisional strain histories: An analysis of new paleomagnetic data from Miocene dikes in the Northern Nevada Rift (abstract), Eos, 74, October Supplement, 208, 1993.Huestis, S. P., and G. D. Acton, A new geomagnetic polarity time scale using mutual smoothness constraints on rates from multiple spreading centers (abstract), Eos, 74, October Supplement, 217, 1993.

Moose, L. B., and G. D. Acton, Early Tertiary deformation of the western United States: New paleomagnetic results from the Absaroka Mountains (abstract), Eos, 74, October Supplement, 206, 1993.

Acton, G. D., D. C. Cape, R. G. Gordon, K. E. Petronotis, P. C. Bryan, and S. L. Rotto, The Brunhes paleomagnetic field inferred from the skewnesses and amplitudes of marine magnetic anomalies (abstract), Eos, 73, Fall Meeting Supplement, 148, 1992.

Acton, G. D., and R. G. Gordon, Hotspot tracks and apparent polar wander paths: Constraints on the geomagnetic field and the motion of Earth's mantle and lithosphere since the Late Cretaceous (abstract), Eos, 72, October Supplement, 140-141, 1991.

Acton, G., and R. G. Gordon, A Late Cretaceous paleomagnetic pole for North America from the Fort Hays Limestone (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 71, 1291, 1990.

Petronotis, K. E., R. G. Gordon, and G. D. Acton, Determining paleomagnetic poles and anomalous skewness from marine magnetic anomaly skewness data from a single plate (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 71, 1291, 1990.

Stein, S., G. D. Acton, and J. F. Engeln, Block rotation and continental extension: A microplate model for Afar (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 70, 1312, 1989.

Petronotis, K. E., R. G. Gordon, and G. D. Acton, Paleomagnetic poles with a fine time resolution: A chron 25r (56.5-57.5 Ma) Pacific plate pole determined from shape analysis of marine magnetic anomalies (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 70, 1064-1065, 1989.

Acton, G., S. Stein, and J. Engeln, Rift propagation and plate boundary evolution in the Afar region of eastern Africa (abstract), Symposium on the Afro-Arabian Rift System, Abstract Volume, pp. 7-8, Karlsruhe University, Karlsruhe, F. R. of Germany, 1989.

Engeln, J., S. Stein, G. Acton, and J. Werner, Kinematics of spreading center reorganizations (abstract), in World Rift Systems, Texas A & M Geodynamics Symposium, edited by E. V. Artyushkov, K. Burke, and A. F. Gangi, pp. 19-22, Texas A & M University, 1989.

Acton, G., S. Stein, and J. Engeln, Microplate rotations resulting from rift propagation and localization during plate boundary evolution in eastern Afar, Africa (abstract), in World Rift Systems, Texas A & M Geodynamics Symposium, edited by E. V. Artyushkov, K. Burke, and A. F. Gangi, pp. 55-58, Texas A & M University, 1989.

Acton, G. D., and R. G. Gordon, Global plate motion circuits and lateral motion between hotspots: A paleomagnetic test (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 70, 1351, 1989.

Acton, G. D., and R. G. Gordon, Paleomagnetic and plate reconstruction constraints on Cenozoic extension within Antarctica (abstract), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 21, 319, 1989.

Petronotis, K., R. G. Gordon, and G. D. Acton, Paleomagnetic poles with a fine time resolution: A chron 32 (70-72 Ma) Pacific plate pole determined from shape analysis of marine magnetic anomalies (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 69, 1166, 1988.

Calderone, G. J., R. F. Butler, and G. D. Acton, Paleomagnetism of middle Miocene volcanic rocks in the Mojave-Sonora Desert region (abstract), Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 20, A351, 1988.

Acton, G., and R. G. Gordon, Paleomagnetism of the Pacific Plate and the rest of the world, 35-70 Ma: Implications for plate reconstructions (abstract), in Paleomagnetic Constraints on Crustal Movement, Texas A & M Geodynamics Symposium, edited by Robert McCabe, W. Sager, and B. Clement, pp. 75, Texas A & M University, 1988.

Acton, G. D., and R. G. Gordon, Paleomagnetic tests of the global, Cenozoic plate-circuit: reconstruction errors, nondipole effects, and missing plate boundaries (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 69, 1163, 1988.

Stein, S., J. Engeln, and G. Acton, Kinematics of microplate evolution (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 68, 1477, 1987.

Stein, S., G. Acton, and J. Engeln, 95.5 W Galapagos propagator: rigid or shear tectonics? (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 68, 1477, 1987.

Engeln, J., S. Stein, and G. Acton, Microplate models for spreading center reorganizations (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 68, 1476, 1987.

Acton, G., and R. G. Gordon, A revised 66 Ma paleomagnetic pole for the Pacific Plate: Implications for plate motions (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 68, 1255, 1987.

Acton, G., S. Stein, and J. F. Engeln, Generalized rift propagation and microplate kinematics (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 68, 405, 1987.

Acton, G., J. Werner, S. Stein, and J. Engeln, Propagating rift models of plate boundary evolution at the Afar triple junction in eastern Africa (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 67, 1209, 1986.

Calderone, G. J., G. Acton, and R. F. Butler, Concordant paleomagnetic directions from Miocene volcanic rocks, Colorado River region, Arizona and California (abstract), Eos Trans. AGU, 67, 922, 1986.

 

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