Fernando Corfu

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Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 1 Geologibygningen 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1047 Blindern 0316 OSLO

Academic Interests

ID-TIMS U-Pb geochronology

Research Topics

  • Timing and rates of orogenic processes
  • Evolution of orogens
  • Temporal development of continental crust
  • Paleogeography
  • U-Pb systematics
  • Zirconology
  • Scandinavian Caledonides
  • Baltic Shield
  • Magmatic complexes
  • LIPs, time scale
  • Response of geochronometers to physico-chemical processes.


Higher education and employment history

  • Studies at ETH-Zürich, CH (Diploma 1974, PhD 1980)
  • Post-doc, then research associate at Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON, CAN (1980-1999)
  • Professor at University of Oslo, N (1999- ).


  • Editorial Board of PRECAMBRIAN RESEARCH
Tags: Geology, Mineralogy, Geochemistry, Geochronology, Isotop geology


Corfu F. and Hartz E. (in press). U-Pb geochronology in Liverpool Land and Canning Land, E-Greenland – the complex record of a polyphase Caledonian orogeny. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences,

Corfu F., Gerber M., Andersen T.B., Torsvik T.H. and Ashwal L.D. (in press) Age and significance of Grenvillian and Silurian orogenic events in the Finnmarkian Caledonides, northern Norway. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Engvik A.K., Mezger K., Wortelkamp S., Bast R., Corfu F., Korneliussen A., Ihlen P., Austrheim H. and Bingen B. (in press). Metasomatism of gabbro – mineral replacement and element mobilization during amphibolite facies metamorphism. Journal of Metamorphic Geology,

Augland L. E., Andresen A. and Corfu, F. (in press) The Caledonian Liverpool Land eclogite terrane, East Greenland: a Baltic orphan in a Laurentian allochthon. Journal of the Geological Society, London.

Mazzini A., Svensen H., Leanza H., Corfu F. and Planke S. (2010). Early Jurassic shale chemostratigraphy and U-Pb ages from the Neuquén Basin (Argentina): implications for the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 297: 631–643. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.07.017

Augland, L.E., Andresen, A. and Corfu, F. 2010. Age, structural setting, and exhumation of the Liverpool Land eclogite terrane, East Greenland Caledonides. Lithosphere 2: 267-286.

Corfu F., Svensen H., Neumann E.-R., Nakrem H.A. and Planke S. 2010. U-Pb and geochemical evidence for a Cryogenian magmatic arc in central Novaya Zemlya, Arctic Russia. Terra Nova 22: 116–124.

Bergh S.G., Kullerud K., Armitage P.E.B., Zwaan K.B., Corfu F., Ravna, E.J.K. and Myhre P.I. 2010. Neoarchaean to Svecofennian tectono-magmatic evolution of the West Troms Basement Complex, North Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology 90, 21-48.

Svensen H., Planke S. and Corfu F. 2010. Zircon dating ties Northeast Atlantic sill emplacement to initial Eocene global warming. Journal of the Geological Society 167, 433-436. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492009-125

Roberts R.J., Corfu, F., Torsvik, T.H., Hetherington C.J., and Ashwal, L.D. 2010. Age of alkaline rocks in the Seiland Igneous Province, Northern Norway. Journal of the Geological Society 167, 71–81. doi: 10.1144/0016-76492009-014

Mahmoudi S., Masoudi F., Corfu F. and Mehrabi B. 2010. Magmatic and metamorphic history of the Deh-Salm metamorphic Complex, Eastern Lut block, (Eastern Iran), from U-Pb geochronology. International Journal of Earth Sciences (Geol Rundsch), 99: 1153-1165 DOI 10.1007/s00531-009-0465-x

Zozulya D., Kullerud K., Ravna E. K., Corfu F. and Savchenko Ye. 2009. Geology, age and geochemical constraints on the origin of the Late Archean Mikkelvik alkaline stock, West Troms Basement Complex in Northern Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 89: 327-340, ISSN 029-196X.

Stern R., Bodorkos S., Kamo S., Hickman A. and Corfu F. 2009. Measurement of SIMS instrumental mass fractionation of Pb-isotopes during zircon dating. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 33: 145-168.

Kalleson E., Corfu F. and Dypvik H. 2009. U-Pb systematics of zircon and titanite from the Gardnos impact structure, Norway: evidence for impact at 546 Ma? Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 73: 3077–3092 doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.02.020

Svensen H., Planke S., Polozov A.G., Schmidbauer N., Corfu F., Podladchikov Y.Y. and Jamtveit B. 2009. Siberian gas venting and the end-Permian environmental crisis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277: 490–500 doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.11.015

Lundmark A.M. and Corfu F. 2009. Reply to comment by C.J. Talbot (2008) on ‘‘Emplacement of a Silurian granitic dyke swarm during nappe translation in the Scandinavian Caledonides’’. Journal of Structural Geology 30: 918–928. Journal of Structural Geology 31: 350-351.

Antunes I.M.H.R., Neiva A.M.R., Silva M.M.V.G. and Corfu F. 2009. The genesis of I- and S-type granitoid rocks of the Early Ordovician Oledo pluton, Central Iberian Zone (central Portugal). Lithos 111: 168-185.

Austrheim H. and Corfu F. 2009. Formation of planar deformation features (PDFs) in zircon during coseismic faulting and an evaluation of potential effects on U–Pb systematics. Chemical Geology 261: 24-30 doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.09.012

Andresen A., Abu El-Rus M.A., Myhre P.I., Boghdady G.Y. and Corfu F. 2009. U-Pb TIMS age constraints on the evolution of the Pan-African Meatiq Gneiss Dome, Eastern Desert, Egypt. International Journal of Earth Sciences 98: 481-497. DOI: 10.1007/s0053-007-0276-x

Myhre P.I., Corfu F. and Andresen A. 2008. Caledonian anatexis of Grenvillian crust: a U/Pb study of Albert I Land, NW Svalbard. Norwegian Journal of Geology 89: 173-191.

Nasdala L., Hofmeister W., Norberg N., Mattinson J., Corfu F., Dörr W., Kamo S.L., Kennedy A.K., Kronz A., Reiners P.W., Frei D., Kosler J., Wan Y.S., Götze J., Häger T., Kröner A. and Valley J.W. 2008. Zircon M257 - a homogeneous natural reference material for the ion microprobe U-Pb analysis of zircon. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 32: 247-265.

Gutiérrez-Alonso G., Fernandez-Suarez J., Weil A.B, Murphy J.B., Nance R.D., Corfu F. and Johnston S.T. 2008. Self-subduction of the Pangean global plate. Nature Geoscience 1: 549-553. doi:10.1038/ngeoXXXX

Lundmark A.M. and Corfu F. 2008. Emplacement of a Silurian granitic dyke swarm during nappe translation in the Scandinavian Caledonides. Journal of Structural Geology30: 918-928, doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2008.03.008

Antunes I.M.H.R., Neiva A.M.R., Silva M.M.V.G. and Corfu F. 2008. Geochemistry of S-type granitic rocks from the reversely zoned Castelo Branco pluton (central Portugal). Lithos 103: 445–465, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2007.10.003

Hermansson T., Stephens M.B., Corfu F., Page L.M. and Andersson J. 2008. Migratory tectonic switching, western Svecofennian orogen, central Sweden: Constraints from U/Pb zircon and titanite geochronology. Precambrian Research 161: 250–278. doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2007.08.008

Lundmark M. and Corfu F. 2008. Late-orogenic Sveconorwegian massif anorthosite in the Jotun Nappe Complex, SW Norway, and causes of repeated AMCG magmatism along the Baltoscandian margin. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 155: 147–163 doi: 10.1007/s00410-007-0233-5

Corfu F. and Laajoki K. 2008. An uncommon episode of mafic magmatism at 1347 Ma in the Mesoproterozoic Telemark supracrustals, Sveconorwegian orogen - implications for stratigraphy and tectonic evolution. Precambrian Research 160: 299–307, doi:10.1016/j.precamres.2007.08.003

Corfu F. and Dahlgren S. 2008. Perovskite U-Pb ages and the Pb isotopic composition of alkaline volcanism initiating the Permo-Carboniferous Oslo Rift. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 265: 256-269, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.10.019

  • Gürer, D.; Plunder, A.; Kirst, F.; Corfu, Fernando; Schmid, S.M. & van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. (2018). A long-lived Late Cretaceous-early Eocene extensional province in Anatolia? Structural evidence from the Ivriz Detachment, southern central Turkey. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.  ISSN 0012-821X.  481, s 111- 124 . doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.10.008
  • Engvik, Ane; Corfu, Fernando; Solli, Arne & Austrheim, Håkon Olav (2017). Sequence and timing of mineral replacement reactions during albitisation in the high-grade Bamble lithotectonic domain, S-Norway. Precambrian Research.  ISSN 0301-9268.  291, s 1- 16 . doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.01.010
  • Goncalves, G.O.; Lana, C.; Scholz, R.; Buick, I.S.; Gerdes, A.-M.; Kamo, S.L.; Corfu, Fernando; Rubatto, D.; Wiedenbeck, M.; Nalini Jr, H.A. & Oliveira, L.C.A. (2017). The Diamantina Monazite: a new low-Th reference material for microanalysis. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.  ISSN 1639-4488. . doi: 10.1111/ggr.12192
  • Ivanov, A.V.; Meffre, S; Thompson, J; Corfu, Fernando; Kamenetsky, V.S.; Kamenetsky, M.B. & Demonterova, E.I (2017). Timing and genesis of the Karoo-Ferrar large igneous province: New high precision U-Pb data for Tasmania confirm short duration of the major magmatic pulse. Chemical Geology.  ISSN 0009-2541.  455, s 32- 43 . doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.10.008
  • Jakob, Johannes; Aisaif, Manar; Corfu, Fernando & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2017). Age and origin of thin discontinuous gneiss sheets in the distal domain of the magma-poor hyperextended pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica, southern Norway. Journal of the Geological Society.  ISSN 0016-7649.  174(3), s 557- 571 . doi: 10.1144/jgs2016-049 Show summary
  • Nasdala, Lutz; Corfu, Fernando; Blaimauer, Doris; Chanmuang, Chutimun; Ruschel, Katja; Skoda, Radek; Wildner, Manfred; Wirth, Richard; Zeug, Manuela & Zoysa, E Gamini (2017). Neoproterozoic amorphous "ekanite"(Ca2Th0.9U0.1Si8O20) from Okkampitiya, Sri Lanka: A metamict gemstone with excellent lead-retention performance. Geology.  ISSN 0091-7613.  45(10), s 919- 922 . doi: 10.1130/G39334.1 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Santos, Maristella M; Lana, Cristiano; Scholz, Ricardo; Buick, Ian; Schmitz, Mark D; Kamo, Sandra L.; Gerdes, Axel; Corfu, Fernando; Tapster, Simon; Lancaster, Penelope; Storey, Craig D; Basei, Miguel AS; Tohver, Eric; Alkmim, Ana; Nalini, Herminio; Krambrock, Klaus; Fantini, Cristiano & Wiedenbeck, Michael (2017). A New Appraisal of Sri Lankan BB Zircon as a Reference Material for LA-ICP-MS U-Pb Geochronology and Lu-Hf Isotope Tracing. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.  ISSN 1639-4488.  41(3), s 335- 358 . doi: 10.1111/ggr.12167
  • Shahsavari Alavijeh, Badieh; Rashidnejad-Omran, Nematollah & Corfu, Fernando (2017). Zircon U-Pb ages and emplacement history of the Nodoushan plutonic complex in the central Urumieh-Dokhtar magmatic belt, Central Iran: Product of Neotethyan subduction during the Paleogene. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.  ISSN 1367-9120.  143, s 283- 295 . doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.03.034
  • Valle Aguado, B.; Azevedo, M.R.; Nolan, J.P.; Medina, J.L.; Costa, M.M.; Corfu, Fernando & Martínez Catalán, J.R. (2017). Granite emplacement at the termination of a major Variscan transcurrent shear zone: The late collisional Viseu batholith. Journal of Structural Geology.  ISSN 0191-8141.  98, s 15- 37 . doi: 10.1016/j.jsg.2017.04.002
  • Antoine, Pierre-Olivier; Abello, M. Alejandra; Adnet, Sylvain; Altamirano Sierra, Ali J.; Baby, Patrice; Billet, Guillaume; Boivin, Myriam; Calderón, Ysabel; Candela, Adriana; Chabain, Jules; Corfu, Fernando; Croft, Darin A.; Ganerød, Morgan; Jaramillo, Carlos; Klaus, Sebastian; Marivaux, Laurent; Navarrete, Rosa E.; Orliac, Maëva J.; Parra, Francisco; Pérez, María Encarnación; Pujos, François; Rage, Jean-Claude; Ravel, Anthony; Robinet, Céline; Roddaz, Martin; Tejada-Lara, Julia Victoria; Vélez-Juarbe, Jorge; Wesselingh, Frank P. & Salas-Gismondi, Rodolfo (2016). A 60-million-year Cenozoic history of western Amazonian ecosystems in Contamana, eastern Peru. Gondwana Research.  ISSN 1342-937X.  31, s 30- 59 . doi: 10.1016/j.gr.2015.11.001
  • Armella, Claudia; Leanza, Hector Armando & Corfu, Fernando (2016). Synsedimentary ash rains and paleoenvironmental conditions during the deposition of the Chachil Formation (Pliensbachian) at its type locality, Neuquén Basin, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences.  ISSN 0895-9811.  71, s 82- 95 . doi: 10.1016/j.jsames.2016.07.002
  • Ashwal, Lewis; Torsvik, Trond Helge; Horvath, P.; Harris, C; Webb, S.; Werner, Stephanie C. & Corfu, Fernando (2016). A Mantle-derived Origin for Mauritian Trachytes.. Journal of Petrology.  ISSN 0022-3530.  57(9), s 1645- 1675 . doi: 10.1093/petrology/egw052
  • Corfu, Fernando & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2016). Proterozoic magmatism in the southern Scandinavian Caledonides, with special reference to the occurrences in the Eikefjord Nappe. GFF.  ISSN 1103-5897.  138(1), s 102- 114 . doi: 10.1080/11035897.2015.1077886 Show summary
  • Cornell, David H.; Zack, Thomas; Andersen, Tom; Corfu, Fernando; Frei, Dirk & van Schijndel, Valby (2016). Th-U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Palaeoproterozoic Hartley Formation porphyry by six methods, with age uncertainty approaching 1 Ma.. South African Journal of Geology.  ISSN 1012-0750.  119(3), s 473- 494 . doi: 10.2113/gssajg.119.3.473
  • Ghodsi, Mohammad Reza; Boomeri, Mohammad; Bagheri, Sasan; Ishiyama, Daizo & Corfu, Fernando (2016). Geochemistry, zircon U-Pb age, and tectonic constraints on the Bazman granitoid complex, southeast Iran. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences.  ISSN 1300-0985.  25(4), s 311- 340 . doi: 10.3906/yer-1509-3
  • Goncalves, Guilherme O; Lana, Cristiano; Scholz, Ricardo; Buick, Ian S.; Gerdes, Axel; Kamo, Sandra L.; Corfu, Fernando; Marinho, Moacyr M.; Chaves, Alexandre O.; Valeriano, Claudio & Nalini, Herminio A. (2016). An assessment of monazite from the Itambé pegmatite district for use as U-Pb isotope reference material for microanalysis and implications for the origin of the "Moacyr" monazite. Chemical Geology.  ISSN 0009-2541.  424, s 30- 50 . doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.12.019
  • Gurer, Derya; van Hinsbergen, Douwe J J; Matenco, Liviu; Corfu, Fernando & Cascella, Antonio (2016). Kinematics of a former oceanic plate of the Neotethys revealed by deformation in the Ulukışla basin (Turkey). Tectonics.  ISSN 0278-7407.  35(10), s 2385- 2416 . doi: 10.1002/2016TC004206
  • Gürer, Meryem Derya; Galland, Olivier; Corfu, Fernando; Leanza, Hector Armando & Sassier, Caroline (2016). Structure and evolution of volcanic plumbing systems in fold-and-thrust belts: A case study of the cerro negro de tricao malal, neuquén province, argentina. Geological Society of America Bulletin.  ISSN 0016-7606.  128(1-2), s 315- 331 . doi: 10.1130/B31341.1
  • Gutierrez-Alonso, G; Gutiérrez-Marco, J.C; Fernandez-Suarez, J; Bernardez, E & Corfu, Fernando (2016). Was there a super-eruption on the Gondwanan coast 477 Ma ago?. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  681, s 85- 94 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.12.012
  • Jensen, Erik & Corfu, Fernando (2016). The U-Pb age of the Finse batholith, a composite bimodal Sveconorwegian intrusion. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0029-196X.  96(3), s 171- 178 . doi: 10.17850/njg96-3-01
  • Midtkandal, Ivar; Svensen, Henrik; Planke, Sverre; Corfu, Fernando; Polteau, Stephane; Torsvik, Trond Helge; Faleide, Jan Inge; Grundvåg, Sten-Andreas; Selnes, Håvard; Kürschner, Wolfram Michael & Olaussen, Snorre (2016). The Aptian (Early Cretaceous) oceanic anoxic event (OAE1a) in Svalbard, Barents Sea, and the absolute age of the Barremian-Aptian boundary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.  ISSN 0031-0182.  463, s 126- 135 . doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.09.023
  • Nasdala, Lutz; Corfu, Fernando; Valley, John W; Spicuzza, Michael J; Wu, Fu-Yuan; Li, Qiu-Li; Yang, Yue-Heng; Fisher, Chris; Munker, Carsten; Kennedy, Allen K; Reiners, Peter W; Kronz, Andreas; Wiedenbeck, Michael; Wirth, Richard; Chanmuang, Chutimun; Zeug, Manuela; Vaczi, Tamas; Norberg, Nicholas; Häger, Tobias; Kröner, Alfred & Hofmeister, Wolfgang (2016). Zircon M127 – A Homogeneous Reference Material for SIMS U–Pb Geochronology Combined with Hafnium, Oxygen and, Potentially, Lithium Isotope Analysis. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research.  ISSN 1639-4488.  40(4), s 457- 475 . doi: 10.1111/ggr.12123
  • Tribuzio, Riccardo; Garzetti, Fabio; Corfu, Fernando; Tiepolo, Massimo & Renna, Maria Rosaria (2016). U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Ligurian ophiolites (Northern Apennine, Italy): Implications for continental breakup to slow seafloor spreading. Tectonophysics.  ISSN 0040-1951.  666, s 220- 243 . doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.10.024
  • van Hinsbergen, D.J.J; Maffione, Marco; Plunder, Alexis; Kaymakcit, Nuretdin; Ganerød, Morgan; Hendriks, Bart W.H.; Corfu, Fernando; Gurer, Derya; De Gelder, Giovanni I.N.O.; Peters, Kalijn; McPhee, Peter J.; Brouwer, Fraukje M.; Advokaat, Eldert L. & Vissers, Reinoud L. M. (2016). Tectonic evolution and paleogeography of the Kirşehir Block and the Central Anatolian Ophiolites, Turkey. Tectonics.  ISSN 0278-7407.  35(4), s 983- 1014 . doi: 10.1002/2015TC004018
  • Abdelmalak, Mohamed Mansour; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Planke, Sverre; Faleide, Jan Inge; Corfu, Fernando; Tegner, Christian; Shephard, Grace; Zastrozhnov, Dmitry & Myklebust, Reidun (2015). The ocean-continent transition in the mid-Norwegian margin: Insight from seismic data and an onshore Caledonian field analogue. Geology.  ISSN 0091-7613.  43(11), s 1011- 1014 . doi: 10.1130/G37086.1 Show summary
  • Bergh, Steffen G; Corfu, Fernando; Priyatkina, Nadezhda; Kullerud, Kåre & Myhre, Per Inge (2015). Multiple post-Svecofennian 1750-1560 Ma pegmatite dykes in Archaean-Palaeoproterozoic rocks of the West Troms Basement Complex, North Norway: Geological significance and regional implications. Precambrian Research.  ISSN 0301-9268.  266, s 425- 439 . doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2015.05.035
  • Bingen, Bernard; Corfu, Fernando; Stein, Holly J. & Whitehouse, Martin J. (2015). U-Pb geochronology of the syn-orogenic Knaben molybdenum deposits, Sveconorwegian Orogen, Norway. Geological Magazine.  ISSN 0016-7568.  152(3), s 537- 556 . doi: 10.1017/S001675681400048X
  • Gasser, Deta; Jeřábek, Petr; Faber, Carly; Stunitz, Holger; Menegon, Luca; Corfu, Fernando; Erambert, Muriel & Whitehouse, Martin J. (2015). Behaviour of geochronometers and timing of metamorphic reactions during deformation at lower crustal conditions: Phase equilibrium modelling and U-Pb dating of zircon, monazite, rutile and titanite from the Kalak Nappe Complex, northern Norway. Journal of Metamorphic Geology.  ISSN 0263-4929.  33(5), s 513- 534 . doi: 10.1111/jmg.12131
  • Moita, P.; Santos, J. F.; Pereira, M. F.; Costa, M. M. & Corfu, Fernando (2015). The quartz-dioritic Hospitais intrusion (SW Iberian Massif) and its mafic microgranular enclaves - Evidence for mineral clustering. Lithos.  ISSN 0024-4937.  224-225, s 78- 100 . doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2015.02.012
  • Polteau, Stephane; Hendriks, Bart W.H.; Planke, Sverre; Ganerød, Morten; Corfu, Fernando; Faleide, Jan Inge; Midtkandal, Ivar; Svensen, Henrik & Myklebust, Reidun (2015). The Early Cretaceous Barents Sea Sill Complex: Distribution, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology, and implications for carbon gas formation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.  ISSN 0031-0182.  441, s 83- 95 . doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.07.007
  • Svensen, Henrik; Hammer, Øyvind & Corfu, Fernando (2015). Astronomically forced cyclicity in the Upper Ordovician and U–Pb ages of interlayered tephra, Oslo Region, Norway. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.  ISSN 0031-0182.  418, s 150- 159 . doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.11.001
  • Torsvik, Trond Helge; Amundsen, Hans E. Foss; Trønnes, Reidar G; Doubrovine, Pavel; Gaina, Carmen; Kusznir, Nick J.; Steinberger, Bernhard; Corfu, Fernando; Ashwal, Lewis D.; Griffin, Wiiliam L.; Werner, Stephanie C. & Jamtveit, Bjørn (2015). Continental crust beneath southeast Iceland. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  ISSN 0027-8424.  112(15), s E1818- E1827 . doi: 10.1073/pnas.1423099112 Show summary
  • Augland, Lars Eivind; Andresen, Arild; Corfu, Fernando; Agyei-Dwarko, Nana Yaw & Larionov, Alexander (2014). The Bratten-Landegode gneiss complex - a fragment of Laurentian continental crust in the Uppermost Allochthon of the Scandinavian Caledonides. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390(1), s 633- 654 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.1
  • Azevedo, Maria Do Rosário; Martins, Fernando; Cardoso, Teresa; Valle Aguado, Beatriz; Costa, Maria Mafalda C.P.; Nolan, John & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Petrography, geochemistry and u-pb ages of the sátão granite complex (Central iberian zone) [Petrografia, geoquímica e idades U-Pb do complexo granítico de Sátão (Zona Centro-Ibérica)]. Comunicações Geológicas.  ISSN 0873-948X.  101, s 45- 48
  • Beckman, Victoria; Möller, Charlotte; Söderlund, U; Corfu, Fernando; Pallon, Jan & Chamberlain, K (2014). Metamorphic zircon formation at the transition from gabbro to eclogite in Trollheimen-Surnadalen, Norwegian Caledonides. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390(1), s 403- 424 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.26
  • Bergh, Steffen G; Kullerud, Kåre; Myhre, Per Inge; Corfu, Fernando; Armitage, P.E.B.; Zwaan, K.B. & Ravna, Erling J Krogh (2014). Archaean Elements of the Basement Outliers West of the Scandinavian Caledonides in Northern Norway: Architecture, Evolution and Possible Correlation with Fennoscandia, In Yildirim Dilek & Harald Furnes (ed.),  Evolution of Archean Crust and Early Life.  Springer.  ISBN 978-94-007-7614-2.  Chapter 4.  s 103 - 126
  • Corfu, Fernando; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge & Gasser, Deta (2014). The Scandinavian Caledonides: main features, conceptual advances and critical questions. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390, s 9- 43 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.25 Show summary
  • Corfu, Fernando; Austrheim, Håkon Olav & Ganzhorn, A-C (2014). Localized granulite and eclogite facies metamorphism at Flatraket and Kråkeneset, Western Gneiss Region: U-Pb data and tectonic implications. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390, s 425- 442 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.22
  • Corfu, Fernando & Heim, Michael (2014). Geology and U–Pb geochronology of the Espedalen Complex, southern Norway, and its position in the Caledonian nappe systems. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390, s 223- 239 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.12 Show summary
  • Costa, Maria Mafalda C.P.; Neiva, Ana Margarida Ribeiro; Azevedo, Maria Rosario & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Distinct sources for syntectonic Variscan granitoids: Insights from the Aguiar da Beira region, Central Portugal. Lithos.  ISSN 0024-4937.  196-197, s 83- 98 . doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2014.02.023
  • Gomes, Maria Elisa Preto; Teixeira, Rui José S.; Neiva, Ana Margarida Ribeiro & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Geochemistry and geochronology of granitoids from bemposta-picote region, Northeastern Portugal [Geoquímica e geocronologia dos granitóides da região de Bemposta-Picote, Nordeste de Portugal]. Comunicações Geológicas.  ISSN 0873-948X.  101, s 115- 118
  • Nabatian, G; Ghaderi, M; Corfu, Fernando; Neubauer, F; Bernroider, M; Prokofiev, V & Honarmand, Maryam (2014). Geology, alteration, age, and origin of iron oxide-apatite deposits in Upper Eocene quartz monzonite, Zanjan district, NW Iran. Mineralium Deposita.  ISSN 0026-4598.  49(2), s 217- 234 . doi: 10.1007/s00126-013-0484-1
  • Roffeis, Cornelia & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Caledonian nappes of southern Norway and their correlation with sveconorwegian basement domains. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390(1), s 193- 221 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.13
  • Roffeis, Cornelia & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Evolution and origin of the Revsegg Nappe in the SW-Norwegian Caledonides: an allochthon with Ordovician elements. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390(1), s 525- 539 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.8
  • Shafaii Moghadam, H.; Corfu, Fernando; Chiaradia, M.; Stern, R.J. & Ghorbani, G. (2014). Sabzevar Ophiolite, NE Iran: Progress from embryonic oceanic lithosphere into magmatic arc constrained by new isotopic and geochemical data. Lithos.  ISSN 0024-4937.  210-211, s 224- 241 . doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2014.10.004
  • Antunes, IMHR; Neiva, Ana Margarida Ribeiro; Ramos, João M.F.; Silva, Paulo B.; Silva, MMVG & Corfu, Fernando (2013). Petrogenetic links between lepidolite-subtype aplite-pegmatite, aplite veins and associated granites at Segura (central Portugal). Chemie der Erde.  ISSN 0009-2819.  73(3), s 323- 341 . doi: 10.1016/j.chemer.2012.12.003

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  • Moser, D.; Corfu, Fernando; Darling, J.R.; Reddy, S.M. & Tait, K. (2018). Microstructural geochronology – Planetary records down to atom scale. John Wiley & Sons.  ISBN 978-1-119-22724-3.  385 s.

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  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Jakob, Johannes; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Corfu, Fernando; Planke, Sverre; Torsvik, Trond Helge; Tegner, Christian; Labrousse, Loic & Mohn, Geoffroy (2018). The Pre-Caledonian Margin of Baltica: overview and research in progress. Show summary
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Jakob, Johannes; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Corfu, Fernando; Torsvik, Trond Helge; Tegner, Christian; Labrousse, Loic & Mohn, Geoffroy (2018). Architecture and Palaeography of the per-Caldonian Margin of Baltica.
  • Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Labrousse, Loic & Corfu, Fernando (2018). A new tectonic model for the Seve Nappe Complex in Norrland, Sweden. Show summary
  • Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Tegner, Christian; Labrousse, Loic; Corfu, Fernando & Planke, Sverre (2018). Defining a magma-rich rifted margin fossil analogue in the Scandinavian Caledonides. Show summary
  • Tegner, Christian; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Brown, Eric L.; Hagen-Peter, Graham; Corfu, Fernando; Planke, Sverre & Torsvik, Trond Helge (2018). The pre-Caledonian Scandinavian Dyke Complex and 600 Ma plate reconstructions of Baltica. Show summary
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Jakob, Johannes; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Corfu, Fernando; Planke, Sverre; Torsvik, Trond Helge; Tegner, Christian & Labrousse, Loic (2017). The Pre-Caledonian Margin of Baltica. Show summary
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Jakob, Johannes; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Corfu, Fernando & Tegner, Christian (2017). A new look at the pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica. Show summary
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Jakob, Johannes; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Corfu, Fernando; Tegner, Christian; Mohn, Geoffroy; Labrousse, Loic; Planke, Sverre & Abdelmalak, Mohamed Mansour (2017). The Magma-poor and Magma-rich settings; the onshore perspective: The Caledonian case.
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Jakob, Johannes; Corfu, Fernando & Tegner, Christian (2017). The pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica.
  • Bingen, Bernard; Seydoux-Guillaume, A.-M.; Corfu, Fernando; Whitehouse, Martin J.; Bosse, V.; Müller, Axel & Guillaume, D. (2017). Low temperature alteration of monazite phenocrysts in pegmatite: a general feature.
  • Corfu, Fernando; Larsen, B.T.; Ganerød, M.; Heyer, H. & Dahlgren, Sven (2017). Towards a high resolution U-Pb temporal framework for the Oslo Graben.
  • Heim, Michael & Corfu, Fernando (2017). Heidal revisited - new light on critical elements in the allochthon of the classical Otta region (South Norway).
  • Heim, Michael & Corfu, Fernando (2017). Heidal revisited: new light on critical elements in the allochthon of the classical Otta region (Oppland). Show summary
  • Jakob, Johannes; Alsaif, Manar; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge & Corfu, Fernando (2017). U-Pb ID-TIMS geochronology of gneisses and metaintrusives in the pre-Caledonian magma-poor hyperextended margin of Baltica.
  • Jakob, Johannes; Boulvais, Philippe; Beyssac, Olivier; Corfu, Fernando; Alsaif, Manar & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2017). Transitional crust in the fossil ocean-continent transition zone of the pre-Caledonian rifted margin of Baltica and its link to the Scandinavian Dyke Complex. Show summary
  • Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Tegner, Christian; Corfu, Fernando & Planke, Sverre (2017). Wilson cycle-kick-off: Constraining the influence of a LIP during the Neoproterozoic evolution of the pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica and Laurentia.
  • Tegner, Christian; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Brown, Eric L.; Corfu, Fernando; Planke, Sverre; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen & Torsvik, Trond Helge (2017). The pre-Caledonian Scandinavian Dyke Complex and 600 Ma plate reconstructions of Baltica. Show summary
  • Tegner, Christian; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Brown, Eric L.; Corfu, Fernando; Planke, Sverre; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen & Torsvik, Trond Helge (2017). The pre-Caledonian Scandinavian Dyke Complex and 600 Ma plate reconstructions of Baltica.
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Jakob, Johannes; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Corfu, Fernando; Tegner, Christian; Alsaif, Manar; Enger, Anders S. & Kjeldberg, Øystein (2016). Hyperextension, micro-continents, magma-poor and magma-rich segments in the pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica: research in progress.
  • Corfu, Fernando (2016). Normal zircon and special zircon, and their functionality as geochronometers.
  • Corfu, Fernando & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2016). Origin of the Gargia Nappe in the northernmost Scandinavian Caledonides: Pre-Caledonian hyperextension of a traditional basement-cover nappe?. Show summary
  • Corfu, Fernando; Svensen, Henrik & Mazzini, Adriano (2016). Comment to paper: Evaluating the temporal link between the Karoo LIP and climatic-biologic events of the Toarcian Stage with high-precision U-Pb geochronology by Bryan Sell, Maria Ovtcharova, Jean Guex, Annachiara Bartolini, Fred Jourdan, Jorge E. Spangenberg, Jean-Claude Vicente, Urs Schaltegger in Earth and Planetary Science Letters 408 (2014) 48-56. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.  ISSN 0012-821X.  434, s 349- 352 . doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.07.010
  • Gasser, Deta; Grenne, Tor; Corfu, Fernando & Augland, Lars Eivind (2016). Characterization of depositional age and structure of sedimentary successions by U-Pb TIMS and LA-ICP-MS dating of volcanic horizons and detrital zircons: an example from the western Trondheim Nappe Complex, Scandinavian Caledonides.
  • Jakob, Johannes; Alsaif, Manar; Corfu, Fernando & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2016). Hyperextension along the pre-Caledonian margin of the Iapetus? Age and origin of discontinuous gneiss sheets associated with deep-marine sediments, Alpine metaperidotites and detrital serpentinites.
  • Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Corfu, Fernando & Tegner, Christian (2016). Constraining the influence of a LIP on the Neoproterozoic break-up of Baltica and Laurentia.
  • Kjøll, Hans Jørgen; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Tegner, Christian; Corfu, Fernando & Planke, Sverre (2016). Wilson-cycle “kick-off”: Constraining the influence of a Large Igneous Province during the Neoproterozoic evolution of the pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica.
  • Tegner, Christian; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Corfu, Fernando; Planke, Sverre; Kjøll, Hans Jørgen & Torsvik, Trond Helge (2016). The pre-Caledonian Large Igneous Province and the North Atlantic Wilson Cycle.
  • Abdelmalak, Mohamed Mansour; Planke, Sverre; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Faleide, Jan Inge; Corfu, Fernando; Tegner, Christian & Myklebust, Reidun (2015). The Continent-Ocean Transition in the Mid-Norwegian Margin: Insight From Seismic Data and the Onshore Caledonian Analogue in the Seve Nappe Complex. Show summary
  • Alsaif, Manar; Jakob, Johannes; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge & Corfu, Fernando (2015). Remnants of a hyperextended passive margin in a Caledonian mélange unit below the Jotun nappe, Bøverdalen, Central-south Norway. Show summary
  • Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge; Alsaif, Manar; Corfu, Fernando; Jakob, Johannes; Planke, Sverre & Tegner, Christian (2015). Magma-poor and magma-rich segments along the hyperextended, pre-Caledonian passive margin of Baltica. Show summary
  • Ashwal, Lewis; Torsvik, Trond Helge; Horvath, P.; Harris, C.; Webb, S. J.; Werner, Stephanie C. & Corfu, Fernando (2015). Evolved Rocks in Ocean Islands Formed by Melting of Metasomatized Mantle.
  • Corfu, Fernando (2015). Uranium-Lead, Zircon, In W. Jack Rink & Jeroen Thompson (ed.),  Earth Sciences Series: Encyclopedia of Scientific Dating Methods.  Springer.  ISBN 978-94-007-6326-5.  chapter.
  • Corfu, Fernando & Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge (2015). Hyperextension in the northern Caledonides: the Gargia nappe in Finnmark. Show summary
  • Corfu, Fernando; Bekker, A.; Bergh, Steffen g. & Davis, D.W. (2015). Zircon U-Pb Constraints on the Age of the Paleoproterozoic Volcano-Sedimentary Succession in the Alta-Kautokeino Greenstone Belt, Alta, Northern Norway.
  • Corfu, Fernando; Larsen, B.T. & Ganerød, M. (2015). Geochronology of Krogskogen romb-porphyry lavas by U-Pb and Ar-Ar and relations to Oslo Rift chronology.
  • Galland, Olivier; Gürer, D.; Corfu, Fernando; Leanza, H. & Sassier, Caroline (2015). The Structure and Evolution of Volcanic Plumbing Systems in Fold-and-Thrust Belts: a Case Study of a Miocene Intrusive Complex in the Neuquén Andes, Argentina.
  • Gürer, D.; van Hinsbergen, D.; Matenco, L.; Corfu, Fernando; Langereis, C. & Özkaptan, M. (2015). Subduction Zone Configuration of Central and Eastern Anatolia since the Late Cretaceous: Insights from Sedimentary Basins in the Neotethyan Suture Zone.
  • Gürer, D.; van Hinsbergen, D.J.J; Matenco, L.; Corfu, Fernando; Özkaptan, M.; Langereis, C. & Kaymakci, N. (2015). Subduction zone configuration of Central and Eastern Anatolia since the late Cretaceous reconstructed from sedimentary basins in the Neotethyan suture zone.
  • Jakob, Johannes; Alsaif, Manar; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge & Corfu, Fernando (2015). Evidence for Pre-Caledonian Hyperextension in SW Norway. Show summary
  • Jakob, Johannes; Alsaif, Manar; Andersen, Torgeir Bjørge & Corfu, Fernando (2015). Hyperextension in the pre-Caledonian margin of Baltica: new observations and U-Pb ages from the Samnanger Complex, Major Bergen Arc, western Norway. Show summary
  • Kleinhanns, I.C; Engvik, Ane; Corfu, Fernando & Schoenberg, R, (2015). Geochemical variation in granitoids induced through hot fluid transfer.
  • Larsen, B.T.; Corfu, Fernando & Ganerød, M. (2015). New age-datings in the Oslo Rift, consequences for refinement of the rift development.
  • Urbano, E; Gomes, M.; Meireles, C.; Teixeira, R; Sá, A. & Corfu, Fernando (2015). Geochemistry and U-Pb age of Early Ordovician ash-fall tuff beds from Moncorvo, Northern Portugal.
  • Corfu, Fernando (2014). Challenges in the interpretation of U-Pb data for zircon in meta-anorthosite: Examples from the Scandinavian Caledonides.
  • Corfu, Fernando (2014). Tectonic setting and provenance of Neoproterozoic elements in the Scandinavian Caledonides.
  • Corfu, Fernando (2014). Zircon zoning and textures and their effect on U-Pb dating and interpretation of ages.
  • Corfu, Fernando; Gasser, Deta & Chew, David M. (2014). New perspectives on the caledonides of scandinavia and related areas: Introduction. Geological Society Special Publication.  ISSN 0305-8719.  390(1), s 1- 8 . doi: 10.1144/SP390.28
  • Costa, M.M.; Neiva, A.M.; Azevedo, M.R. & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Syntectonic Variscan magmatism in the Aguiar da Beira region (Iberian Massif, Portugal).
  • Gürer, D.; van Hinsbergen, D.; Matenco, L.; Kaymakci, N. & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Late Cretaceous to recent tectonic evolution of the Ulukisla Basin (Southern Central Anatolia).
  • Nasdala, L.; Hofmeister, W.; Häger, T.; Zeug, M.; Mattinson, J.; Corfu, Fernando; Wu, F.-J.; Li, Q.-L.; Valley, J.W. & Frei, D. (2014). Zircon M127– a future reference material for U-Pb combined with Hf- and O-isotope analysis.
  • Planke, Sverre; Polteau, Stephane; Faleide, Jan Inge; Svensen, Henrik; Myklebust, Reidun; Midtkandal, Ivar & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Early Cretaceous High Arctic Magmatism and the Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a.
  • Stein, H.R-; Hannah, J.H.; Pandit, M.K.; Mohanty, S.; Corfu, Fernando & Zimmerman, A. (2014). Molybdenite tricks with titanite give history of the Central Indian Tectonic Zone.
  • Steltenpoh, M.; Andresen, Arild; Augland, Lars Eivind; Prouty, J. & Corfu, Fernando (2014). Implications of Laurentian Grenville crust in the northern Scandinavian Caledonides.

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