Pradhan, V.R., Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K., Kamenov, G. and Mondal, E.A., 2011. Tectonic evolution if the Precambrian Bundelkhand craton, central India: Insights from paleomagnetic and geochronologic studies on the mafic dyke swarms, Precambrian Research (in press) doi:10/1016/j.precamres.2011.11.011.  pdf of accepted manuscript.

Grazhdankin, D.V., Marusin, V.V., Meert, J., Krunpenin, M.T. and Maslvov, A.V., 2011.  Kotlin Regional Stage in the South Urals, Doklady Earth Sciences, 440, 1222-1226pdf of manuscript

Levashova, N., Gibsher, A.S., Meert, J.G. and Grice, W.C., 2011. The Origin of the Central Asian orogenic belt Microcontinents: Constraints from Paleomagnetism and Geochronology, Precambrian Research, 185, 37-54. pdf of accepted manuscript

Levashova, N., Gibsher, A.S. and Meert, J.G., 2011. Precambrian microcontinents of the Ural-Mongol Belt: new paleomagnetic and geochronological data, Geotectonics, 45, 58-79.  pdf of paper.

Meert, J.G., Gibsher, A.S., Levashova, N.M., Grice, W.C. and Kamenov, G.D., 2011. Glaciation and ~770 Ma Ediacara (?) Fossils from the Lesser Karatau Microcontinent, Kazakhstan. Gondwana Research, 19, 867-880. pdf of proofs.

Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K. and Pradhan, V.R. Kamenov, G.D., 2011. Preliminary report on the Palaeomagnetism of 1.88 Ga dykes from the Bastar and Dharwar cratons, Peninsular India, Gondwana Research, 20, 335-343.  pdf of final submission


Levashova, N., Kalugin, V., Gibsher, A.S., Yff, J., Ryabinin, A.B., Meert, J.G. and Malone, S.J., 2010. The Origin of the Baydaric Microcontinent, Mongolia: Constraints from Paleomagnetism and Geochronology, Tectonophysics, 485, 306-320. pdf of submission.

Pradhan, V.R., Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K., Kamenov, G., Gregory, L.C. and Malone, S.J., 2010.   India's changing place in global Proterozoic reconstructions: New geochronologic constraints on key paleomagnetic poles from the Dharwar and Aravalli/Bundelkhand cratons, J. Geodynamics Special Issue, 50, 224-242, pdf of proofs.

Razanatseheno, M.O.M., Nedelec, A., Rakotondrazafy, M., Meert, J.G., and Ralison, B., 2010. Four stage building of the Cambrian Carion pluton, in Hutton Special Voume on Granites, 100, 133-145.  pdf of paper.

Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K., Pradhan, V.R., Banks, J.C., Sirianni, R., Stroud, M., Newstead, B., Gifford, J., 2010. Precambrian Crustal Evolution of Peninsular India: A 3.0 billion year odyssey., J. Asian Earth Sciences, 39. 483-519, pdf of paper.

Tack, L., Wingate, M.T.D., De Waele, B., Meert, J.G., Belousova, E., Griffin, B., Tahon, A. and Fernandez-Alonso, M., 2010. The Mesoproterozoic "Kibaran event" in Central Africa: A 1375 Ma intracratonic emplacement of a Large Igneous Province (LIP),      Precambrian Research, 180, 63-84.  pdf of accepted manuscript.


Gregory, L.C., Meert, J.G., Bingen, B., Pandit, M.K. and Torsvik, T.H., 2009. Paleomagnetism and geochronology of the Malani igneous suite, NW India: Implications for the configuration of Rodinia and the assembly of Gondwana, Precambrian Research, 170, 13-26.  pdf of submission.

Meert, J.G., Pruett, F.D., Merino., E. 2009.  An 'inverse conglomerate' paleomagnetic test and timing of in-situ Terra Rossa formation at Bloomington, Indiana, J. Geology, 117, 126-138.  pdf of submission. 


1. Meert, J.G and Lieberman, B.S., The Neoproterozoic Assembly of Gondwana and its relationship to the Ediacaran-Cambrian Radiation, Gondwana Research, in press, doi;10.1016/  pdf of submission

2. Meert, J.G., Paleomagnetic study of 800-700 Ma intrusions in Madagascar: Pervasive Cambrian remagnetization, in prep.

3. Pradhan, V.R., Pandit, M.K. and Meert, J.G., A cautionary note on the age of the paleomagnetic pole obtained from the Harohalli dyke swarms, Dharwar craton, southern India, in: R.K. Srivastava et al. (eds) Geochemistry  and Geophysics of Indian Dykes,   Indian Association  of Geochemists Special publication. pdf of submission.


1. Madison-Razanatseheno, M.O., Nédélec, A., Rakotondrazafy, M. and Meert, J.G., Internal structure and building of the Carion pluton (Madagascar) revealed by rock magnetic properties, Gondwana Research., submitted.

2. Meert, J.G., Walderhaug, H.J., Torsvik, T.H. and Hendricks, B.W.H.  Age and paleomagnetic signature of the Alno Carbonatite complex ( NE Sweden ): Additional Controversy for the Neoproterozoic position of Baltica, Precambrian Research , 154, 159-174. pdf of Submission.

3. Gregory, L.C., Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K. and Pradhan, V., Paleomagnetic and geochronologic study of Malani late phase mafic dikes: implications for the Neoproterozoic drift history of India , Precambrian Research,  under review. pdf of submission

4. Meert, J.G., Testing the Neoproterozoic glacial models, Gondwana Research, 11, 573-574. pdf of submission.

5. Gray, D.R., Foster, D.A., Meert, J.G., Goscombe, B.D., Armstrong, R., Truow, R.A.J. and Passchier, C.W.,  A Damaran perspective on the assembly of southwestern Gondwana, Geological Society of London Special Publication, in press. pdf of paper

6. Malone, S.J., Meert, J.G., Pandit, M.K., Kamenov, G.D., Pradhan, V.R. and Tamrat, E., Paleomagnetism and Detrital zircon geochronology of the Upper Vindhyan Sequence, Son Valley and Rajasthan, India: A possible downward revision in the age of the Purana Basins, Precambrian Research, in prep.  pdf of draft.

7. Meert, J.G., Merino, E. and Pruett, F.D. An 'inverse conglomerate' paleomagnetic test and the timing of in-situ terra rossa formation at Bloomington, Indiana, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, in review, pdf of submission.


1. Meert, J.G. and Tamrat, E., Paleomagnetic evidence for a stationary Marion hotspot: Additional Paleomagnetic from Madagascar , Gondwana Research, 10, 340-348. pdf of paper.

2. Gregory, L.C., Meert, J.G., Tamrat, E., Malone, S., Pandit, M.K. and Pradhan, V., A paleomagnetic and geochronologic study of the Majhgawan kimberlite, India : Implications for the age of the Upper Vindhyan Supergroup, Precambrian Research , 149, 69-75.
pdf pf proofs

3.  Goderris, Y., Donnadiue, Y., Dessert, C., Dupre, B., Fluteau, F., Francois, L.M., Meert, J.G., Nedelec, A., Ramstein, G., Coupled modeling of global carbon cycle and climate in the Neoproterozoic: links between Rodinia breakup and major glaciations, C. R. Geoscience (2006), doi:10.1016/j.crte.2005.12.002, volume 339, 212-222. pdf of paper


1. Grower, M., Closing Pandora's box: Additional insights on inclination bias using a random walk approach, UF Journal of Undergraduate Research.
  link to paper.  Undergradute research project supervised by J. Meert.



1. Meert, J.G. and Lieberman, B.S. A palaeomagnetic and palaeobiogeographic perspective on latest Neoproterozoic and Early Cambrian tectonic events, J. Geol. Soc London, 161, 477-487. pdf of uncorrected proofs. Note: This work has been submitted to The Geological Society of London for possible publication. Copyright may be transferred without notice, after which this version may no longer be accessible’.

2. Donnadieu, Y., Godderis, Y., Ramstein, G., Nedelec, A., Meert, J.G. Snowball Earth triggered by continental break-up through changes in runoff, Nature, 428, 303-306 (link for subscribers to Nature; others e-mail me for reprints).

3. Meert, J.G. and Torsvik, T.H., Paleomagnetic constraints on Neoproterozoic 'Snowball Earth' continental reconstructions, submitted to AGU Geophysical Monograph 146, The Extreme Proterozoic: Geology, Geochemistry and Climate, Jenkins et al. (eds), 5-11, pdf of  submission.

4. Meert, J.G. and Torsvik, T.H., Reply to JDA Piper: The making and unmaking of a supercontinent; Rodinia Revisted, Tectonophys., 383, 99-103, pdf of submission.

5. Lieberman, B.S. and Meert, J.G., Biogeography: Its utility for understanding the nature and timing of the Cambrian radiation, J. H. Lipps and B. M. Waggoner, eds. Paleontological Society Papers 10:79-91.


1. Meert, J.G. A Synopsis of Events Related to the Assembly of Eastern Gondwana, Tectonophysics, 362, 1-40 (pdf of proofs). Copyright Elsevier Science Publications, 2003. Named as a 'highly-cited paper' ISI and 'most-cited 2003-2007 Tectononophysics.

2. Meert, J.G., Nedelec, A. and Hall, C. , The stratoid granites of central Madagascar: Paleomagnetism and further age constraints on Neoproterozoic deformation, Precambrian Research, 120, 101-129. pdf of uncorrected proofs.  Copyright Elsevier Science Publications, 2003.

3. Meert, J.G. and Torsvik, T.H., The making and unmaking of a supercontinent: Rodinia Revisited, Tectonophysics, 375, 261-288. pdf of uncorrected proofs.   Copyright Elsevier Publications. Named as one of the 'most-cited' papers in Tectonophysics 2003-2007.

4. Meert, J.G. and Tamrat, E.., A Mechanism for explaining rapid continental motion in the late Neoproterozoic, in Erikkson et al. (eds) The Precambrian: Tempos and Events, Elsevier Publications,  255-266. pdf submission.

5. Meert, J.G., Tamrat, E. and Spearman, J., Non-dipole fields and inclination bias: insights from a random walk analysis, Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 214, 395-408.  pdf of uncorrected proofs., Copyright Elsevier publications.

6. Pesonen, L.J., Elming, S.A., Mertanen, S., Pisarevski, S., D’Agrella-Filho, M.S., Meert, J., Schmidt, P.W., Abrahmsen, N., Bylund, G., Assemblies of continents during the Proterozoic: Rodinia and beyond, Tectonophysics, 375,  pdf of uncorrected proofs.  Copyright Elsevier Publications.  Named as one of the 'most-cited' papers in Tectonophysics 2003-2007

7. Meert, J.G., Book Review: Proterozoic East Gondwana: Supercontinent Assembly and breakup, EOS 84:37, American Geophysical Union, p. 372.


1.  Meert, J.G. and Stuckey, W., Paleomagnetism of the St. Francois Mountains revisited, Tectonics., v. 21:2, 10.129/2000TC001265, (pdf of uncorrected proofs).  Copyright [2002] American Geophysical Union. Further reproduction or electronic distribution  is not permitted.

2. Meert, J.G., Paleomagnetic evidence for a Paleo-Mesoproterozoic supercontinent 'Columbia', Gondwana Research, v5:1, 207-216. pdf paper. Copyright held by Gondwana Research, 2002.

3. Donnadieu, Y., Ramstein, G., Fluteau, F., Besse, J. and Meert, J.G., Is high obliquity a plausible cause for Neoproterozoic glaciations?, Geophysical Research Letters, 29, 23, 10.1029/2002GL015902.  pdf of paper. Copyright [2002] American Geophysical Union. Further reproduction or electronic distribution  is not permitted.


1. Meert, J.G., Nédéøec, A., Hall, C.M., Wingate, M.T.D. and  Rakotondrazafy, Paleomagnetism, geochronology and tectonic implications of the Carion granite, central Madagascar, Tectonophysics v. 340, p 1-21. (pdf of page proofs).  Copyright is transferred to Elsevier Publications.

2. Meert, J.G., Growing Gondwana and rethinking Rodinia, Gondwana Research, 4:3, 278-288. (pdf of submission). Copyright is transferred to Gondwana Research.

3. Torsvik, T.H., Van der Voo, R., Meert, J.G., Mosar, J. and Walderhaug, H., Late Paleozoic-Early Tertiary paleomagnetic data from North America and Eurasia: Revised APW paths and reconstruction fits, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 187, 55-69.  Copyright held by Elsevier Publications, pdf of manuscript.

4. Meert, J.G. and Van der Voo, R., Comment: New paleomagnetic result from Vendian red sediments in Cisbaikalia and the problem of the relationship of Siberia and Laurentia in the Vendian by Pisarevsky et al. (Geophys. J. Int. v.140, p. 598-610), Geophys. J. Int. 146, 867-870. (pdf of paper). Note this paper is copyrighted via Blackwell Publications. 

5. Meert, J.G., Hall, C., Nedelec, A. and Razanatseheno, M.M, Cooling of a late-syn orogenic pluton: evidence from laser K-feldspar 40Ar/39Ar modeling of the Carion granite, Madagascar, Gondwana Research, 4:3, 541-550. (pdf of submission).

6. Meert, J.G. and Powell, C. McA., Introduction to the Special Volume on the assembly and breakup of Rodinia, Precambrian Research, 110, 1-8. pdf of paper. Copyright 2001 Elsevier Science.

7. Rakotondrazafy, M.O., Razanatseheno, M.O.M., Nedelec, A., Ralison, B., Fitzsimons, I., Wingate, M. and Meert, J.G., The Cambrian Carion granite of Madagascar: A case of Late Pan-African shoshonitic magmatism, Gondwana Research, 4:4, 746-747.


1. Meert, J.G., A Paleomagnetic analysis of Cambrian true polar wander, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 168 (1-2), 131-144, 1999,  pdf of paper.

2. Meert, J.G., Some perspectives on the assembly of Gondwana, Mem. Geol. Soc. India, 44, 45-58, 1999.


1. Weil, A.B., Van der Voo, R., MacNiocall, C. and Meert, J.G., The Proterozoic supercontinent Rodinia: Paleomagnetically derived reconstructions for 1,100 to 800 Ma, Earth Planetary Science Letters, 154, 13-24, 1998.

2. Torsvik, T.H., Meert, J.G. and Smethurst, M.A., Polar wander and the Cambrian: Technical Comment, Science, 279, 1998: Article can be viewed here: Science or downloaded here.

3. Meert, J.G., Torsvik, T.H., Eide, E.A. and Dahlgren, S., Tectonic significance of the Fen Province, S. Norway: Constraints from geochronology and paleomagnetism, Journal of Geology, 106, 553-564, 1998. pdf of manuscript.

4. Torsvik, T.H., Eide, E.A., Meert, J.G., Smethurst, M.A., Walderhaug, H.J., The Oslo Rift: New Paleomagnetic and 40Ar/39Ar age constraints, Geophysical Journal International, 135, 1045-1059, 1998.


1. Meert, J.G. and Van der Voo, R., The assembly of Gondwana (800-550 Ma), Journal of Geodynamics, 23, 3-4, 223-235, 1997.

2. Meert, J.G., Eide, E.A., and Torsvik, T.H. The Nama Group Revisited, Geophysical Journal International, 129, 637-650, 1997.


1. Meert, J.G. and Van der Voo, R., Paleomagnetic and 40Ar/39Ar study of the Sinyai Dolerite, Kenya: Implications for Gondwana Assembly, Journal of Geology, 104, 131-142, 1996.

2. Torsvik, T.H., Smethurst, M., Meert, J.G., Van der Voo, R., McKerrow, W.S., Brasier, M.D., Sturt, B.A., Walderhaug, H., Continental break-up and collision in the Neoproterzoic and Paleozoic-A tale of Baltica and Laurentia, Earth Science Reviews, 40, 229-258, 1996.  


1. Torsvik, T.H. and Meert, J.G., Early Proterozoic paleomagnetic data from the Pechenga Zone (NW Russia) and their bearing on Early Proterozoic paleogeography, Geophysical Journal International,122, 520-536 1995.

2. Meert, J.G., Van der Voo, R. and Ayub, S., Paleomagnetic Investigation of the Late Proterozoic Gagwe lavas and Mbozi Complex, Tanzania and the assembly of Gondwana, Precambrian Research ,74, 225-244, 1995.East Africa Masai Mara Lion: pdf of paper (Copyright Elsevier Publications 1995)

3. Meert, J.G. and Van der Voo, R., Reply: The Neoproterozoic glacial intervals: No More Snowball Earth: Comment by Williams et al., Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 131, 115-122, 1995. pdf of article (copyright 1995 Elsevier Publications)


1. Meert, J.G., Van der Voo, R. and J. Patel, Paleomagnetism of the Late Archean Nyanzian System, western Kenya, Precambrian Research, 69, 113-131, 1994. EAST AFRICA LION!

2. Meert, J.G., Van der Voo, R. and Payne, T.P., Paleomagnetism of the Catoctin Volcanic Province: A new Vendian-Cambrian apparent polar wander path for North America, Journal of  Geophysical Research, 99, 4625-4641, 1994.

3. Meert, J.G. and Van der Voo, R., The Neoproterozoic (1000-540 Ma) glacial intervals: No more snowball Earth?, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 123, 1-13, 1994.

4. Meert, J.G., Hargraves, R.B., Van der Voo, R., Hall, C.M. and A.N. Halliday, Paleomagnetic and 40Ar/39Ar studies of Late Kibaran Intrusives in Burundi, East Africa: Implications for Late proterozoic supercontinents, Journal of Geology, 102, 621-637, 1994.  


1. Meert, J.G., Van der Voo, R., Powell, C. McA., Li, Z.X., McElhinny, M.W., Chen, Z. and D.T.A. Symons, A plate tectonic speed limit?, Nature, 363, 216-217, 1993.


1. Meert, J.G. and Smith, D.L., Heat flow at the Platanares, Honduras geothermal site, Journal of  Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 47, 91-99. (7)

2. Meert, J.G., Smith, D.L. and Fishkin, L., Heat flow in the Ozark plateau, Arkansas and Missouri: relationship to groundwater flow, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 47, 337-347. (5)

3. Van der Voo, R. and Meert, J.G., Late Proterozoic paleomagnetism and tectonic models: A critical appraisal, Precambrian Research, 53, 149-163. (31;18)

4. Meert, J.G., Patel, J.P. and Van der Voo, R., Paleomagnetic investigations of the Precambrian in Kenya: Report of Invesigations II, Kenya Division of Mines and Geology Open File Report, 34 pages.

5. Meert, J.G., LaForge, R., Yong, C.J. and Ruff, L., Geophysical Investigation of the western Ohio-Indiana region, Annual Report 1989-1990, NUREG CR-3145, 26 pages.

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