PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Peer-reviewed articles:

Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., Henry, C.D., Larson, T.E., and Stockli, D.F., 2014, Profile of a paleo-orogen: High topography across the present-day Basin and Range from 40 to 23 Ma, Geology, v. 42, no. 11, p. 1007-1010.

Smith, M.E., Carroll, A.R., Jicha, B., Cassel, E.J., and Scott, J., 2014, Paleogeographic record of Eocene Farallon slab rollback beneath western North America, Geology, v. 42, no. 12, p. 1039-1042.

Long, S.P., Henry, C.D., Muntean, J.L., Edmondo, G.P., and Cassel, E.J., 2014, Early Cretaceous construction of a structural culmination, Eureka, Nevada, U.S.A.: Implications for out-of-sequence deformation in the Sevier hinterland, Geosphere, v. 10, p. 564-584.

Cassel, E.J., Grove, M., and Graham, S.A., 2012, Eocene drainage evolution and erosion of the Sierra Nevada batholith across northern California and Nevada, American Journal of Science, v. 312, no. 2, p. 117-144.

Cassel, E.J., Graham, S.A., Chamberlain, C.P., and Henry, C.D., 2012, Early Cenozoic Topography, Morphology, and Tectonics of the Northern Sierra Nevada and Western Basin and Range, Geosphere, April 2012, v. 8, no. 2, p. 229-249.

Henry, C.D., Hinz, N.H., Faulds, J.E., Colgan, J.P., John, D.A., Brooks, E.R., Cassel, E.J., Garside, L.J., Davis, D.A., and Castor, S.B., 2012, Eocene-Early Miocene paleotopography of the Sierra Nevada-Great Basin-Nevadaplano based on widespread ash-flow tuffs and paleovalleys, Geosphere, v. 8, no. 1, p. 1-27.

Cassel, E.J., and Graham, S.A., 2011, Paleovalley morphology and fluvial system evolution of Eocene-Oligocene sediments ('auriferous gravels'), northern Sierra Nevada, California: Implications for climate, tectonics, and topography, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 123, no. 9/10, p. 1699-1719.

Cassel, E.J., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, P.C., 2009, Cenozoic tectonic and topographic evolution of the northern Sierra Nevada, California, through stable isotope paleoaltimetry in volcanic glass: Geology, v. 37, no. 6, p. 547-550.

Cassel, E.J., Calvert, A.T., and Graham, S.A., 2009, Age, geochemical composition, and distribution of Oligocene ignimbrites in the northern Sierra Nevada, California: implications for landscape morphology, elevation, and drainage divide geography of the Nevadaplano: International Geology Review, v. 51, no. 7, p. 723-742.

Gardner, T.W., Webb, J., Davis, A.G., Cassel, E.J., Pezzia, C., Merritts, D.J., and Smith, B., 2006, Late Pleistocene landscape response to climate change: eolian and alluvial fan deposition, Cape Liptrap, southeastern Australia: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 25, p. 1552-1569.

Cassel, E., 2003, The Late Quaternary Sedimentary Succession and its Evolution at Morgan Beach, Cape Liptrap, Australia: KECK Proceedings, v. 16.

In preparation:

Cassel, E.J., and Breecker, D.O., in prep, Hydrogen isotopic compositions of hydrated felsic volcanic glass: stability and preservation on geologic timescales, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

Cassel, E.J., Smith, M.E., Jicha, B., Singer, B., and Stockli, D.F., in prep, Paleogene drainage morphology, sediment transport, and sediment accumulation across the Cordilleran hinterland of the western US, Geological Society of America Bulletin.

Cassel, E.J., Smith, M.E., Jicha, B., and Singer, B.S., in prep, Lacustrine basin evolution at the crest of the Cordilleran hinterland during the Eocene transition from contractional to extensional tectonics in eastern Nevada.

Conference Presentations:(*student)

Cassel, E.J., Henry, C.D., Smith, M.E., Breecker, D.O., and Stockli, D.F., upcoming, INVITED: Paleogene topography, tectonics, and drainage system evolution across the Basin and Range: Geological Society of Nevada Symposium, May 2015.

Canada, A.C.*, Cassel, E.J., and Smith, M.E., upcoming, The Eocene Elko Formation: a paleogeographic record of high-elevation lake basin formation and topographic evolution in the Cordilleran hinterland: Geological Society of Nevada Symposium, May 2015.

Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., Larson, T.E., and Henry, C.D., 2014, INVITED: Quantifying Paleoelevations using Hydrated Volcanic Glass: Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 2014.

Cassel, E.J., Smith, M.E., Canada, A.C.*, Henry, C.D., and Breecker, D.O., 2014, Finding the Plateau: Paleogene Topography and Basin Formation in the Cordilleran Hinterland: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, December 2014.

Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., and Larson, T.E., 2014, Hydration and Stability of Volcanic Glass on Geologic Timescales: Goldschmidt Annual Meeting, June 2014.

Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., Henry, C.D., and Larson, T., Measuring and modeling ancient meteoric water in volcanic glass, with application to the paleotopography of the US Cordilleran hinterland, AGU Fall Meeting 2013.

Cassel, E.J., Breecker, D.O., Henry, C.D., Larson, T.E., and Stockli, D.F., Tectonically driven changes in paleotopography and drainage system evolution in the Cordilleran hinterland, western US, GSA Fall Meeting 2013, T195.

Seymour, N.M.*, Cassel, E.J., and Stockli, D.F., Detrital zircon geochronology of Bull Run and Copper Basins, NV, GSA Fall Meeting 2013, T195.

Long, S.P., Henry, C.D., Muntean, J.L., Edmondo, G.P., and Cassel, E.J., Early Cretaceous construction and pre-late Eocene extensional collapse of a structural culmination, Eureka, Nevada: Implications for out-of-sequence deformation in the Sevier Hinterland, GSA Fall Meeting 2013, T208.

Cassel, E.J., Henry, C.D., and Larson, T.E., 2012, Paleogene topography and drainage morphology across Nevada: Evidence from depositional systems, sediment provenance, and ?D of ancient waters in volcanic glass, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Abstract T31F-05, December 2012.

Cassel, E.J., Henry, C.D., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P., 2011, Oligocene Provenance, Drainage Morphology, and Topography of the Nevadaplano: American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Abstract T23H-06, December 2011.

Cassel, E.J., Henry, C.D., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P., 2010, Determining Oligocene Topography and Tectonism across the Northern Sierra Nevada and Western Basin and Range using Stable Isotope Paleoaltimetry in Volcanic Glass: Abstracts with Programs - 2010 Annual Meeting, The Geological Society of America.

Cassel, E.J., Henry, C.D., Grove, M., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P., 2010, Cenozoic Landscape Evolution of the Northern Sierra Nevada and Western Basin and Range: Implications for Tectonics and Topography: Origin and Uplift of the Sierra Nevada, The Geological Society of America Penrose Conference, Bridgeport, CA, August 16-20, 2010.

Cassel, E.J., Grove, M., and Graham, S.A., 2010, Depositional Ages, Provenance, and Paleo-drainage Patterns from Detrital Zircon Geochronology of Eocene-Oligocene Fluvial Sediments ('auriferous gravels') in the Northern Sierra Nevada, CA: Abstracts with Programs - 2010 Cordilleran Section Meeting, The Geological Society of America, Anaheim, CA, May 28-30, 2010.

Cassel, E.J., and Graham, S.A., 2009, Eocene-Oligocene paleovalley characterization and fluvial system evolution in the northern Sierra Nevada, California: Abstracts with Programs - 2009 Annual Meeting, The Geological Society of America.

Bohacs, K., Cassel, E., Hemmesch, N., Jonk, R., Lazar, R., and MacQuaker, J., 2009, Significant variations in hydrocarbon source and mudstone-reservoir character at the parasequence scale: counter-intuitive trends, systematic relations, and economic implications: AAPG Annual Mtg., June 2009.

Jonk, R., Cassel, E., and Barboza, S., 2009, Modeling Hydrocarbon Migration and Retention in Fine-Grained Clastic Successions: Conventional Approaches to Evaluating Unconventional Resources: AAPG Hedberg Research Conference, May 3-7, 2009.

Cassel, E.J., and Graham, S.A., 2008, Geochemical Composition and Correlation of Oligocene Ashflow Tuffs in the Northern Sierra Nevada of California: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract V21C-2126, December 2008.

Cassel, E.J., and Graham, S.A., 2007, The Eocene to Oligocene Landscape of the Northern Sierra Nevada: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Suppl., Abstract T33A-1141, December 2007.

Cassel, E.J., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, P.C., 2007, Paleoaltimetry of the northern Sierra Nevada in the Oligocene using hydrogen isotopes in hydrated volcanic glass: Abstracts with Programs - 2007 Annual Meeting, The Geological Society of America.

Cassel, E. and Davidson, C., 2003, Crystallization Depths of Cretaceous Plutons along the Wrangell Transect, Southeast Alaska: Abstracts with Programs - 2003 Annual Meeting, The Geological Society of America.

Gardner, T., Merritts, D., Davis, A., Cassel, E., Pezzia, C., Webb, J. and Smith, B., 2003, Late Pleistocene Calcareous and Siliceous Aeolian and Alluvial Fan Deposits, Cape Liptrap, Southeastern Victoria, Australia: Abstracts with Programs - 2003 Annual Meeting, The Geological Society of America.