Representative Publications 



Allen, J.L., and Shaw, C.A., 2013, Seismogenic fault-zone processes and heterogeneity recorded by pseudotachylyte: New insights from the Homestake shear zone, Colorado , in, Abbott, L.D., and Hancock, G.S., eds., Exploring 125 Years of GSA Discoveries in the Rocky Mountain Region: Geological Society of America Field Guide 33, p. 165-183.

Jones, J.V. III, Shaw, C.A., Allen, J.L., and Housh, T., 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, v. 48, no. 1, p. 15–39.

Lee, P.E., Jessup, M.J., Shaw, C.A., Hicks, G.L., and Allen, J.L., 2012, Strain partitioning in the mid-crust of a transpressional shear zone system: Insights from the Homestake and Slide Lake shear zones, central Colorado: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 39, p. 237-252.

Allen, J.L., and Shaw, C.A., 2011, Seismogenic structure of a crystalline thrust fault: Fabric anisotropy and coeval pseudotachylyte-mylonitic pseudotachylyte in the Grizzly Creek shear zone, Colorado, in, Fagereng, A., Toy, V.G., and Rowland, J., eds., Geology of the Earthquake Source: A Volume in Honour of Rick Sibson: Geological Society, London, Special Publication 359, p. 135-151.

Matchen, D.L., Allen, J.L., Peck, R.C., and Mercier, D., 2011, Bedrock Geologic Map of the Bluestone National Scenic River, Flat Top and Pipestem 7.5' Quadrangles, West Virginia: West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey, Publication OF-1101, Scale 1:24,000, 1 plate.

Allen, J., and Crick, D., 2010, Using undergraduate research to improve infrastructure: Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, v. 31, no. 1, p. 31.

Kirkham, R.M., Streufert, R.K., Cappa, J.A., Shaw, C.A., Allen, J.L., and Jones, J.V., III, 2008, Geologic map of the Glenwood Springs quadrangle, Garfield County, Colorado: Colorado Geological Survey Map Series, scale 1:24,000.

Allen, J.L., and Shaw, C.A., 2008, Proterozoic geology and Phanerozoic reactivation of the newly recognized Grizzly Creek shear zone, Glenwood Canyon, Colorado, in, Raynolds, R.G., ed., Roaming the Rocky Mountains and Environs: Geological Field Trips: Geological Society of America Field Guide 10, p. 45-61.

Shaw, C.A., and Allen, J.L., 2007, Field rheology and structural evolution of the Homestake shear zone, Colorado: Rocky Mountain Geology, v. 42, no. 1, p. 31-56.

Allen, J.L., 2005, A multi-kilometer pseudotachylyte system as an exhumed record of earthquake rupture geometry at hypocentral depths (Colorado, USA): Tectonophysics, v. 402, no. 1-4, p. 37-54.

Ferre, E., Allen, J.L., and Lin, A. (Eds.), 2005, Pseudotachylytes and Seismogenic Friction: Tectonophysics, v. 402, no. 1-4, 168 pp.

Allen, J.L., 2004, Timing, style, and significance of Cambrian through Laramide brittle reactivation along the Proterozoic Homestake shear zone, Colorado mineral belt: Rocky Mountain Geology, v. 39, no. 2, p. 65-84.

Myrow, P.M., Taylor, J.F., Miller, J.F., Ethington, R.L., Ripperdan, R.L., and Allen, J.L., 2003, Fallen arches: Dispelling myths concerning Cambrian and Ordovician paleogeography of the Rocky Mountain region: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 115, p. 695-713.

Allen, J.L., O'Hara, K.D., and Moecher, D.P., 2002, Structural geometry and thermal history of pseudotachylyte from the Homestake shear zone, Sawatch Range, Colorado, in, Lageson, D., ed., Science at the Highest Level: Geological Society of America Field Guide 3, p. 17-32.

Thomas, W.A., Allen, J.L., Mars, J.C., McDowell, R.J., Azevedo, P.A., Buck, B.J., Corner, H.J., and Dodd, J.R., 1996, Willow Creek basement fault system beneath the Southwest Montana Transverse Zone: Dormant during Cambrian-Devonian time: Mountain Geologist, v. 33, p. 115-124

Allen, J.L., 1993, Lithofacies relations and controls on deposition of fluvial-deltaic rocks of the upper Pocahontas Formation in southern West Virginia: Southeastern Geology, v. 33, no. 3, p. 131-147.

Thomas, W.A., Ferrill, B.A., Allen, J.L., Osborne, W.E., and Leverett, D.E., 1991, Synorogenic clastic wedge stratigraphy and subsidence history of the Cahaba synclinorium and the Black Warrior foreland basin, in, Thomas, W.A., and Osborne, W.E., eds., Mississippian-Pennsylvanian Tectonic History of the Cahaba Synclinorium: Alabama Geological Society, 28th Annual Field Guidebook, p. 37-52.



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