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Jamey V. Jones

Title: Research Geologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7442
Fax: (907) 786-7401

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Education and/or Training

Ph.D.2005The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TXGeology
M.S.1999University of Wyoming, Laramie, WYGeology
B.S.1997University of the South, Sewanee, TNGeology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Tectonics; structural geology; igneous and metamorphic petrology; geochronology

Professional Experience

2011 - PresentResearch Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK
2008 - 2011Assistant Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Arkansas Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
2005 - 2008Assistant Professor, Geology Discipline, University of Minnesota Morris, Morris, MN
2005Part-time Faculty, Department of Geology, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
2000 - 2005Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
1998Summer Professional Geologist, ARCO Alaska Inc., Anchorage, Alaska
1997 - 1999Graduate 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


Total pubs: 17

Bradley, D. C., M. L. Miller, R. M. Friedman, P. W. Layer, H. A. Bleick, J. V. Jones, III, S. E. Box, S. M. Karl, N. B. Shew, T. S. White, A. B. Till, J. A. Dumoulin, T. K. Bundtzen, P. B. O'Sullivan, and T. Ullrich. 2017. Regional patterns of Mesozoic-Cenozoic magmatism in western Alaska revealed by new U-Pb and 40Ar/39Ar ages. In Dumoulin, J.A., ed., Studies by the U.S. Geological Survey in Alaska, vol. 15. USGS Professional Paper 1814-D, 48 p. doi:10.3133/pp1814D [Details] [Full Publication]

Karl, S. M., J. V. Jones, III, and T. S. Hayes. 2016. GIS-based identification of areas that have resource potential for critical minerals in six selected groups of deposit types in Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2016-1191, 95 p., 5 appendixes, 12 plates, scale 1:10,500,000. doi:10.3133/ofr20161191 [Details] [Full Publication]

Saltus, R. W., R. G. Stanley, P. J. Haeussler, J. V. Jones, III, C. J. Potter, and K. A. Lewis. 2016. Late Oligocene to present contractional structure in and around the Susitna basin, Alaska—Geophysical evidence and geological implications. Geosphere 12(5):1378-1390. doi:10.1130/GES01279.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, S. M. Karl, K. A. Labay, N. B. Shew, M. Granitto, T. S. Hayes, J. L. Mauk, J. M. Schmidt, E. Todd, B. Wang, M. B. Werdon, and D. B. Yager. 2015. GIS-based identification of areas with mineral resource potential for six selected deposit groups, Bureau of Land Management Central Yukon Planning Area, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2015-1021, 78 p., 4 appendixes, 12 pls. doi:10.3133/ofr20151021 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, C. D. Daniel, and M. F. Doe. 2015. Tectonic and sedimentary linkages between the Belt-Purcell basin and southwestern Laurentia during the Mesoproterozoic ca. 1.60-1.40 Ga. Lithosphere 7(4):465. doi:10.1130/L438.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Daniel, C. G., L. S. Pfeifer, J. V. Jones, III, and C. M. McFarlane. 2013. Detrital zircon evidence for Mesoproterozoic (ca. 1.49–1.46 Ga) deposition and orogenesis in a reconstructed orogenic belt, northern New Mexico, USA: defining the Picuris Orogeny. Geological Society of America Bulletin 125:1423-1441. doi:10.1130/B30804.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, C. A. Shaw, J. L. Allen, and T. Housh. 2013. U-Pb zircon age constraints on two episodes of Paleoproterozoic magmatism and development of the Grizzly Creek shear zone, White River uplift, western Colorado, U.S.A. Rocky Mountain Geology 48:15-39. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.48.1.15 [Details] [Full Publication]

Doe, M. F., J. V. Jones, III, K. E. Karlstrom, B. Dixon, G. E. Gehrels, and M. Pecha. 2013. Using detrital zircon ages and Hf isotopes to identify 1.48-1.45 Ga sedimentary basins and fingerprint sources of exotic 1.6-1.5 Ga grains in southwestern Laurentia. Precambrian Research 231(409-421). doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2013.03.002 [Details] [Full Publication]

Daniel, C. G., J. V. Jones, III, C. L. Andronicos, and M. Gray. 2013. Making the case for the Picuris orogeny: Evidence for a 1500 to 1400 Ma orogenic event in the southwestern United States. Pages 205-235 in Classic Concepts and New Directions: Exploring 125 Years of GSA Discoveries in the Rocky Mountain Region. Geological Society of America Field Guides 33 [Details] [Full Publication]

Doe, M. F., J. V. Jones, III, K. E. Karlstrom, K. Thrane, D. Frei, G. E. Gehrels, and M. Pecha. 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(1):77-88. doi:10.1130/L160.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III and K. Thrane. 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 41(1):1-35. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.47.1.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, C. G. Daniel, D. Frei, and K. Thrane. 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(4):974-991. doi:10.1130/GES00614.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, C. S. Siddoway, and J. N. Connelly. 2010. Characteristics and implications of a Proterozoic mid-crustal section, Wet Mountains, Colorado, USA. Lithosphere 2:119-135. doi:10.1130/L78.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, S. A. Rogers, and J. N. Connelly. 2010. U-Pb geochronology of Proterozoic granites in the Sawatch Range, Colorado, USA. Rocky Mountain Geology 45:1-22. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.45.1.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, J. N. Connelly, K. E. Karlstrom, M. W. Williams, and M. F. Doe. 2009. Age, provenance, and tectonic setting of Paleoproterozoic quartzite successions in the southwestern United States. Geological Society of America Bulletin 121(1-2):247-264. doi:10.1130/B26351.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III and J. N. Connelly. 2006. Proterozoic tectonic evolution of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, southern Colorado. Rocky Mountain Geology 41:79-116. doi:10.2113/gsrocky.41.2.7 [Details]

Jessup, M. J., J. V. Jones, III, K. E. Karlstrom, M. L. Williams, J. N. Connelly, and M. T. Heizler. 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. doi:10.1086/506160 [Details] [Full Publication]

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