ABOUT THE ALASKA
USGS ALASKA DATA RESOURCES
OTHER ALASKA AREA
James V. Jones
Title: Research Geologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7442
Fax: (907) 786-7401
Education and/or Training
|Ph.D.||2005||The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX||Geology|
|M.S.||1999||University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY||Geology|
|B.S.||1997||University of the South, Sewanee, TN||Geology|
Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests
Tectonics; structural geology; igneous and metamorphic petrology; geochronology
|2011 - Present||Research Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK|
|2008 - 2011||Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR|
|2005 - 2008||Assistant Professor, Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota Morris, Morris, MN|
|2005||Part-time Faculty, Department of Geology, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas|
|2000 - 2005||Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas|
|1998||Summer Professional Geologist, ARCO Alaska Inc., Anchorage, Alaska|
|1997 - 1999||Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY|
Professional Activities and/or Memberships
Member of the Geological Society of America
American Geophysical Union
Mineralogical Society of America
National Association of Geoscience Teachers
Significant Recent Publications
Jones, J.V. III and Thrane, K., 2012, Correlating Proterozoic syn-orogenic metasedimentary successions in southwestern Laurentia: New insights from detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology of Paleoproterozoic quartzite and metaconglomerate in central and northern Colorado, U.S.A.: Rocky Mountain Geology, 47:1–35.
Doe, M.D., Jones, J.V. III, Karlstrom, K.E., Thrane, K., Frei, D., Gehrels, G., and Pecha, M., 2012, Basin formation near the end of the 1.60–1.45 Ga tectonic gap in southern Laurentia: Mesoproterozoic Hess Canyon Group of Arizona and implications for ca. 1.5 Ga supercontinent configurations: Lithosphere, 4: 77–88.
Jones, J. V. III, Daniel, C. G., Frei, D., and Thrane, K., 2011, Revised regional correlations and tectonic implications of Paleoproterozoic and Mesoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks in northern New Mexico, USA: New findings from detrital zircon studies of the Hondo Group, Vadito Group, and Marquenas Formation: Geosphere, 7:974-991.
Jones, J. V. III, Siddoway, C. S., and Connelly, J. N., 2010, Characteristics and implications of a Proterozoic mid-crustal section, Wet Mountains, Colorado, USA: Lithosphere, 2:119-135.
Jones, J.V. III, Rogers, S.A., and Connelly, J.N., 2010, U-Pb geochronology of Proterozoic granites in the Sawatch Range, Colorado, USA: Rocky Mountain Geology, 45:1-22.
Jones, J. V. III, Connelly, J. N., Karlstrom, K. E., Williams, M. W., and Doe, M.F., 2009, Age, provenance, and tectonic setting of Paleoproterozoic quartzite successions in the southwestern United States: Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121:247-264.
Jones, J. V. III, and Connelly, J. N., 2006, Proterozoic tectonic evolution of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, southern Colorado: Rocky Mountain Geology, 41:79-116.
Jessup, M.J., Jones, J. V. III, Karlstrom, K.E., Williams, M.L., Connelly, J.N., and Heizler, M.T., 2006, Three Proterozoic orogenic episodes and an intervening exhumation event in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison region, Colorado: Journal of Geology, 114:555-576.