• 4031 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
1987 …2019
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Education/Academic qualification

Geochemistry, Ph.D, University of Arizona

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crust Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 1996 2019

Research Output 1987 2019

  • 4031 Citations
  • 38 h-Index
  • 91 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article

Five hundred million years of punctuated addition of juvenile crust during extension in the Goochland Terrane, central Appalachian Piedmont Province

Martin, A. J., Kadel-Harder, I., Owens, B. E., Kitajima, K., Samson, S. D. & Verma, S. K., Jan 1 2019, In : International Geology Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Evolution of the Blue Ridge basement complex in the eastern Great Smoky Mountains: Evidence from zircon U-Pb geochronology and Nd-Pb isotope geochemistry of basement gneisses

Moecher, D. P., Anderson, E. D., Loughry, D. F., Quinn, R. J., Larkin, E. A., Walsh, K. B., Samson, S. D., Satkoski, A. M. & Tohver, E., Mar 29 2018, GSA Field Guides. Geological Society of America, p. 121-139 19 p. (GSA Field Guides; vol. 50).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Inherited, enriched, heated, or recycled? Examining potential causes of Earth's most zircon fertile magmatic episode

Samson, S. D., Moecher, D. P. & Satkoski, A. M., Aug 1 2018, In : Lithos. 314-315, p. 350-359 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Earth (planet)
crustal recycling
Melting point
1 Citation (Scopus)

Neoarchean and Paleoproterozoic events in the Minnesota River Valley subprovince, with implications for southern Superior craton evolution and correlation

Schmitz, M. D., Southwick, D. L., Bickford, M. E., Mueller, P. A. & Samson, S. D., Oct 1 2018, In : Precambrian Research. 316, p. 206-226 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Incongruity of detrital zircon ages of granitic bedrock and its derived alluvium: An example from the stepladder mountains, Southeastern California

Bonich, M. B., Samson, S. D. & Fedo, C. M., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Geology. 125, 3, p. 337-350 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

alluvial deposit