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Robert P. Wintsch

Representative Publications

Wathen, B., Helou, C., Wintsch, R.P., Deasy, R.T., Yi, K., McAleer, R., Matthews, J. 2015. Deformation spanning 200 million years along the peri-Laurentian (Pumpkin Ground Orthogneiss) Buttress and the East Derby Shear Zone, South-central Connecticut, in, Gilmore, M.S., and Resor, P.G., Guidebook to field trips in Connecticut and Massachusetts, Wesleyan University, p. 153-172

Deasy, R.T., Wintsch, R.P., Wathen, B., McAleer, R., Bish, D., Meyer, R. 2015. Tectonic Slivers of oceanic terrane(s?): Sheeted dikes and sheared gabbros in south-central Connecticut, in, Gilmore, M.S., and Resor, P.G., Guidebook to field trips in Connecticut and Massachusetts, Wesleyan University, p. 1-24

Gillis, K.M., Snow, J.E., Klaus, A., Guerin, G., Abe, N., Akizawa, N., Ceuleneer, G., Cheadle, M.J., Adriäo, Á., Faak, K., Falloon, T.J., Friedman, S.A., Godard, M.M., Harigane, Y., Horst, A.J., Hoshide, T., Ildefonse, B., Jean, M.M., John, B.E., Koepke, J.H., Machi, S., Maeda, J., Marks, N.E., McCaig, A.M., Meyer, R., Morris, A., Nozaka, T., Python, M., Saha, A. and Wintsch, R.P. 2014. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program; Hess Deep plutonic crust; exploring the plutonic crust at a fast-spreading ridge; new drilling at Hess Deep; Expedition 345 of the riserless drilling platform; Puntarenas, Costa Rica, to Balboa, Panama; Site U1415, 11 December 2012-12 February 2013. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (Online)345(2014): variously paginated.

Bothner, W. Kane, P., Stoesz, E., Sorota, K., Laird, J., Hussey, A., Dorais M. Wintsch, R., Hepburn, C. and Kunk, M. 2014. Ages of the Rye complex, coastal N.H.: A deformational history slowly revealed. In Thompson, M.D., ed. Guidebook to field trips on southeastern New England (MA-NH-RI), p A2-1 – A2-20.

Fetherston, D.B., Murray, D.P. and Wintsch, R.P. 2014. Alleghanian metamorphism of the southern narragansett basin, R.I.: Hinged burial and exhumation. In Thompson, M.D., ed. Guidebook to field trips on southeastern New England (MA-NH-RI), p B5-1 – B5-20.

Wintsch, R.P. and Li, X-h. 2014. Hf and O isotopic evidence for metamorphic crystallization of zircon during contact metamorphism of Fenniaolin metabasalts, Tananao complex, Taiwan. Lithos 205:142-147. DOI

Yeh, M-W, Wintsch, R.P., Liu Y-C., Lo C-H., Chung, S-L., Lin, Y-L., Lee, T-Y., Wang, Y-C. and Stokes, M.R. 2014. Evidence for Cool Extrusion of the North Indochina Block Along the Ailao Shan Red River Shear Zone, a Diancang Shan prospective. Journal of Geology 122(5):567-590. DOI.

Wintsch, R.P., Yi, K. and Dorais, M. J. 2014. Crustal Thickening by Tectonic Wedging in Southern New England, USA: Evidence from Cataclastic Zircon Microstructures and U-Pb ages. Journal of Structural Geology 69:428-448. DOI

Dorais, M.J., Wintsch, R.P., Kunk, M.J., Aleinikoff, J.N., Burton, W., Underdown, C. and Kerwin, C.M. 2013. P-T-t conditions, Nd and Pb isotopic compositions and detrital zircon geochronology of the Massabesic Gneiss Complex, New Hampshire: Isotopic and metamorphic evidence or the identification of Gander Basement, Central New England. American Journal of Science 312:1049-1097.

Proctor, B.P., McAleer, R., Wintsch, R.P. and Kunk, M.J. 2013. Post Taconic Tilting and an Acadian Structural Overprint of the Classic Barrovian Sequence in Dutchess County, New York. Am. Jour. Science 313:649-682.

Growdon, M.L., Wintsch, R.P. and Kunk, M.J. 2013. Telescoping metamorphic isograds: Evidence from 40Ar/39Ar dating in the Orange-Milford complex, southern Connecticut. American Journal of Science 313:1017-1053.

McWilliams, C.K., Kunk, M.J., Wintsch, R.P. and Bish, D.L. 2013. Determining ages of multiple muscovite-bearing foliations in phyllonites using the 40Ar/39Ar step heating method: Applications to the Alleghanian Orogeny in Central New England. American Journal of Science 313:996-1016.

Wintsch, R.P. and Yeh, M-W. 2013. Oscillating brittle and viscous behavior through the earthquake cycle in the Red River Shear Zone: Reaction and textural softening and hardening. Tectonophysics 587 DOI

Ghanem H., Kunk M., Ludman A., Bish D., Wintsch R. and Biasi, J. 2013. 40Ar/39Ar Evidence for Late Devonian Deformation in the Chester shear zone, East Central Maine. In 2013 NEIGC Guidebook for Field Trips in North Central Maine, in, Hanson, L.S., ed. 105th Annual Meeting, Mellinocket, ME, p. 99-124.

Guidebooks

Wintsch, R.P.., Kelsheimer, K.L., Kunk, M.J. and Aleinikoff, J.N. 2001. A new look at the Alleghanian overprint of Acadian metamorphic rocks in southern New England: Evidence from structure, petrology and thermochronology. In West, D.P. and Bailey, R.H., Guide-book for geological field trips in New England: GSA Annual Meeting, Boston, p V1-V26.

Wintsch, R.P., Roden-Tice, M,., Kunk, M.J. and Aleinikoff, J.N. 2003. Ductile to brittle Mesozoic overprint of Alleghanian structures, Bronson Hill terrane, Rockville area, Connecticut. In Brady, J.B. and Cheney, J.T., Guide-book for geological field trips in the five college region:. 95th Annual Meeting of the New England Intercollegiate Geol. Conference, Department of Geology, Smith College, Trip A3, A1-A31.

Kunk, M.J., Wintsch, R.P., Southworth, S N., Naeser, N.D. and Mulvey, B.K. 2004. Multiple Paleozoic metamorphic histories and faulting in the Westminster and Potomac terranes, central Appalachian Piedmont, northern VA and southern MD. In Southworth, S. and Burton, W., eds. Geology of the National Capital Region – Field Trip Guidebook U. S. Geol. Survey, Circ. 1264, p. 163-188.

Wintsch, R.P., Aleinikoff, J.N., Webster, J.R., and Unruh, D.M., (2005), The Killingworth Complex: A middle and late Paleozoic magmatic and structural dome: Guidebook for Field Trips in Connecticut, State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Guidebook No. 8, p. 305-32.