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Professor Rob Strachan

Professor of Geology

  1. 2011
  2. Published

    Timing of regional deformation and development of the Moine Thrust Zone in the Scottish Caledonides: constraints from the U–Pb geochronology of alkaline intrusions

    K. Goodenough, I. Millar, Professor Rob Strachan, M. Krabbendam & J. Evans, 2011, In: Journal of the Geological Society. 168, 1, p. 99-114 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. 2010
  4. Published

    Basement-influenced rifting and basin development: a reappraisal of post-Caledonian faulting patterns in the North Coast Transfer Zone, Scotland

    R. Wilson, R. Holdsworth, L. Wild, K. McCaffrey, R. England, J. Imber & Professor Rob Strachan, 2010, Continental tectonics and mountain building – the legacy of Peach and Horne. Law, R., Butler, R., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds.). 335 ed. London: Geological Society of London, p. 795-826 32 p. (Geological Society of London Special Publications; no. 335).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  5. Published

    Comparing Tibet-Himalayan and Caledonian crustal architecture, evolution and mountain building processes

    M. Streule, Professor Rob Strachan, M. Searle & R. Law, 2010, Continental tectonics and mountain building – the legacy of Peach and Horne. Law, R., Butler, R., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds.). 335 ed. London: Geological Society of London, p. 207-232 26 p. (Geological Society of London Special Publication; no. 335).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  6. Published

    Evolution of the Rheic Ocean

    R. Nance, G. Gutierrez-Alonso, J. Keppie, U. Linnemann, J. Murphy, C. Quesada, Professor Rob Strachan & N. Woodcock, 2010, In: Gondwana Research. 17, 2-3, p. 194-222 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Fluvial braidplain to shallow marine transition in the early Neoproterozoic Morar Group, Fannich Mountains, northern Scotland

    H. Bonsor, Professor Rob Strachan, A. Prave & M. Krabbendam, 2010, In: Precambrian Research. 183, 4, p. 791-804 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Neoproterozoic orogeny along the margin of Rodinia: Valhalla orogen, North Atlantic

    P. Cawood, Professor Rob Strachan, K. Cutts, P. Kinny, M. Hand & S. Pisarevsky, 2010, In: Geology. 38, 2, p. 99-102 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Progressive fold and fabric evolution associated with regional strain gradients across a Scandian ductile thrust nappe, Scottish Caledonides

    G. Alsop, D. Cheer, Professor Rob Strachan, M. Krabbendam, P. Kinny, R. Holdsworth & A. Leslie, 2010, Continental tectonics and mountain building – the legacy of Peach and Horne. Law, R., Butler, R., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds.). 335 ed. London: Geological Society of London, p. 255-274 20 p. (Geological Society of London Special Publications; no. 335).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  10. Published

    Regional-scale lateral variation and linkage in ductile thrust architecture: the Oykel Transverse Zone, and mullions, in the Moine Nappe, NW Scotland

    A. Leslie, M. Krabbendam, G. Kimbell & Professor Rob Strachan, 2010, Continental tectonics and mountain building – the legacy of Peach and Horne. Law, R., Butler, R., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds.). 335 ed. London: Geological Society of London, p. 359-381 23 p. (Geological Society of London Special Publications; no. 335).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  11. Published

    The Moine Supergroup of NW Scotland: insights into the analysis of polyorogenic supracrustal sequences

    Professor Rob Strachan, R. Holdsworth, M. Krabbendam & G. Alsop, 2010, Continental tectonics and mountain building – the legacy of Peach and Horne. Law, R., Butler, R., Holdsworth, R., Krabbendam, M. & Strachan, R. (eds.). 335 ed. London: Geological Society of London, p. 233-254 22 p. (Geological Society of London Special Publications; no. 335).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  12. Published

    Three metamorphic events recorded in a single garnet: coupled phase modelling with in situ LA-ICPMS, and SIMS geochronology from the Moine Supergroup, NW Scotland

    K. Cutts, P. Kinny, Professor Rob Strachan, M. Hand, D. Kelsey, M. Emery, C. Friend & A. Leslie, 2010, In: Journal of Metamorphic Geology. 28, 3, p. 249-267 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. 2009
  14. Published

    Evidence for 950-930 Ma metamorphism in the Shetland Islands, Scottish Caledonides: implications for early Neoproterozoic tectonics in the Laurentia-Baltica sector of Rodinia

    K. Cutts, M. Hand, D. Kelsey, B. Wade, Professor Rob Strachan, C. Clark & A. Netting, Dec 2009, In: Journal of the Geological Society. 166, 6, p. 1033-1047 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    High spatial 40Ar/39Ar dating of pseudotachylites: evidence for multiple phases of faulting within basement gneisses of the Outer Hebrides (UK)

    S. Sherlock, Professor Rob Strachan & K. Jones, Dec 2009, In: Journal of the Geological Society. 166, 6, p. 1049-1059 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Orogenic versus extensional settings for regional metamorphism: Knoydartian events in the Moine Supergroup revisited

    K. Cutts, M. Hand, D. Kelsey & Professor Rob Strachan, Mar 2009, In: Journal of the Geological Society. 166, 2, p. 201-204 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published

    The Highland border ophiolite of Scotland: observations from the Highland Workshop field excursion of April 2008

    W. Henderson, P. Tanner & Professor Rob Strachan, Feb 2009, In: Scottish Journal of Geology. 45, 1, p. 13-18 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Global C cycle perturbations recorded in marbles: a record of Neoproterozoic Earth history within the Shetland Islands, Scotland

    A. Prave, Professor Rob Strachan & A. Fallick, Jan 2009, In: Journal of the Geological Society. 166, 1, p. 129-135 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. 2008
  20. Published

    U-Pb zircon dating of basement inliers within the Moine Supergroup, Scottish Caledonides: implications of Archaean protolith ages

    C. Friend, Professor Rob Strachan & P. Kinny, Jul 2008, In: Journal of the Geological Society. 165, 4, p. 807-815 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Detrital zircon signature of the Moine Supergroup, Scotland: contrasts and comparisons with other Neoproterozoic successions within the circum-North Atlantic region

    C. Kirkland, Professor Rob Strachan & A. Prave, Jun 2008, In: Precambrian Research. 163, 3-4, p. 332-350 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Structural setting and U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Glen Scaddle Metagabbro: evidence for polyphase Scandian ductile deformation in the Caledonides of northern Scotland

    Professor Rob Strachan & J. Evans, May 2008, In: Geological Magazine. 145, 3, p. 361-371 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Tectonic plates come apart at the seams

    J. Murphy, G. Gutierrez-Alonso, R. Nance, J. Fernandez-Suarez, J. Keppie, C. Quesada, Professor Rob Strachan & J. Dostal, Mar 2008, In: American Scientist. 96, 2, p. 129-137 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Neoproterozoic-early Palaeozoic tectonostratigraphy and palaeogeography of the peri-Gondwanan terranes: Amazonian versus West African connections

    R. Damian Nance, J. Brendan Murphy, Professor Rob Strachan, J. Duncan Keppie, Gabriel Gutierrez-Alonso, Javier Fernandez-Suarez, Cecilio Quesada, Ulf Linnemann, Richard D'Lemos & Sergei A. Pisarevsky, 2008, The boundaries of the West African Craton. Ennih, N. & Liegeois, J-P. (eds.). Bath: Geological Society of London, p. 345-383 (Geological Society of London Special Publications; no. 297).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

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