Joachim Jacobs


Professor, Structural geology and tectonics


Research groups


Orogen - Passive Margin Systems of western Norway, East Africa and Antarctica

Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica: integrating geology and geophysics

Thermochronology, fission track analyses and (U-Th)/He dating

Pan-African - Brasiliano mobile belts

Mesoproterozoic supercontinent reconstructions


Geov 104, Introduction to Structural Geology

Geov 251, Advanced Structural Geology

Geov 252, Field mapping techniques, Elba Island

Geov 341, Thermochronology and Tectonics



121. Hestnes, Å., Gasser, D., Ketcham, R.A., Dunkl, I., Ksienzy, A., Scheiber, T., Sirevaag, H., Jacobs, J., 2024. The thermal evolution of Western Norway based on multi-sample models of an elevation transect: implications for the formation of high-elevation low-relief surfaces on an elevated rifted continental margin. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems,  25, e2023GC010986.

120. Elvevold, S., Jacobs, J., Ryland Pedersen, L.-E.,  Sunde, Ø, Engvik, A.K., Myhre, P.I., 2023.  Symplectite and kelyphite formation during decompression of mafic granulite from Gjelsvikfjella, central Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica. Eur. J. Mineral., 35, 969–985, 2023

119. Hestnes, Å., Drost, K., et al., Jacobs, J., 2023. Constraining the tectonic evolution of rifted continental margins by U–Pb calcite dating. Sci Rep 13, 7876.

118. Cox, S.C., Smith Lyttle, B., et al., Jacobs, J., et al., 2023. A continent-wide detailed geological map dataset of Antarctica. Sci Data 10, 250.

117. Hestnes, Å, Gasser, D., Scheiber, T., Jacobs. J., van der Lelij, R., Schoenenberger, J., Ksienzyk, K., 2022. The brittle evolution of Western Norway – A space-time model based on fault mineralizations, K–Ar fault gouge dating and paleostress analysis. J. Struc. Geol., 160, 104621.

116. Ellison, R., Thomas, R.J., Jacobs, J., Pharaoh, T., 2022. Anatomy and uplift history of the emergent salt domes of the United Arab Emirates. Arab. J. Earth Sci.

115. Johansson, Å., Bingen, B., Huhma; H., Waight, T., Vestergaard, R., Soesoo, A., Skridlaite, G., Krzeminska; E., Shumlyanskyy; L., Holland; M.E., Holm-Denoma, C., Teixeira; W., Faleiros, F.M., Ribeiro, B.V., Jacobs; J., Wang, C., Thomas, R.J., Macey, P.H., Kirkland, C., Hartnady; M.I.H., Eglington, B.M., Puetz, S.J., Condie, K.C., 2021. A geochronological review of magmatism along the external margin of Columbia and in the Grenville-age orogens forming the core of Rodinia. Precamb. Res., 106463

114. Sirevaag, H., Jacobs, J., Ksienzyk, A. K., 2021. Substantial spatial variation in glacial erosion rates in the Dronning Maud Land Mountains, East Antarctica. Communications Earth and Environment.

113. Wang, C.-C., Wiest, J.D., Jacobs, J., Bingen, B., WhitehouseM.J., Elburg, M.A., Sørstrand, T.S., Mikkelsen, L., Hestnes, Å., 2021. Tracing the Sveconorwegian orogen into the Caledonides of West Norway: Geochronological and isotopic studies on magmatism and migmatization. Precambrian Research 106301.

112. Elvevold, S., Engvik, A.K., Hansen, C., Jacobs, J., Meiklejohn I., Myhre, P.I. & Rudolph, E. 2021. Geological map of Jutulsessen 1:50 000. Norsk Polarinstitutt Temakart nr. 54.

111. Wiest, J., Jacobs, J., Fossen, H., Ganerød, M., Osmundsen, P.T., 2021. Segmentation of the Caledonian orogenic infrastructure and exhumation of the Western Gneiss Region during transtensional collapse. Journal Geological Society London,

110. Wiest, J., Fossen, H., Jacobs, J., 2020. Shear zone evolution during core complex exhumation – Implications for continental detachments. J. Struct. Geol., 140, 104139.

109. Wang, C., Jacobs, J., Elburg, M., Läufer, A., Elvevold, S., 2020. Late Neoproterozoic–Cambrian magmatism in Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica): U–Pb zircon geochronology, isotope geochemistry and implications for Gondwana assembly. Precambrian Research, 350, 105880.

108. Ruppel, A.S., Jacobs, J., Läufer, A., Ratschbacher, L., Pfänder, J.A., Sonntag, B.-L., Krasniqi, K., Elburg, M., Krohne, N., Damaske, D., Lisker, F., 2020. Protracted late Neoproterozoic - early Palaeozoic deformation and cooling history of Sør Rondane, East Antarctica, from 40Ar/39Ar and U-Pb geochronology. Geological Magazine, DOI:

107. Wang, C.-C., Jacobs, J., Elburg, M., Läufer, A., Thomas, R.J., Elvevold, S., 2020. Grenville-age continental arc magmatism and crustal evolution in central Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica): Zircon geochronological and Hf–O isotopic evidence. Gondwana Research, 82, 108-127.

106. Jacobs, J., Mikhalsky, E., Henjes-Kuns, F., Läufer, A., Thomas, R.J., Elburg, M.A., Wang, C.-C., Estrada, S., Skublov, G., 2019. Neoproterozoic geodynamic evolution of easternmost Kalahari:  Constraints from U-Pb-Hf-O zircon, Sm-Nd isotope and geochemical data from the Schirmacher Oasis, East Antarctica. Precambrian Res., 342, 105553.

105. Wiest, J., Osmundsen, P.T., Jacobs, J., Fossen, H., 2019. Deep crustal flow within post-orogenic metamorphic core complexes - Insights from the southern Western Gneiss Region of Norway. Tectonics, 38, 4267-4289.

104. Thomas, R.J., Jacobs, J., Elburg, M.A., Mruma, A., Kamihanda, G., Kankila, A., Masanja, A., Saidi, H., 2019. New U-Pb-Hf zircon isotope data for the Paleoproterozoic  Ubendian belt in the Chimala area, SW Tanzania. Geoscience Frontiers, 10, 1993-2006.

103. Sirevaag, H., Ksienzyk, A.K., Jacobs, J., Dunkl, I., Laeufer, A., 2018. Tectono-thermal evolution and morphodynamics of the central Dronning Maud Land Mountains, East Antarctica, based on new thermochronological data. Geosciences, 8, 390; doi:10.3390/geosciences8110390 

102. Sirevaag, H., Jacobs, J., Ksienzyk, A., Dunkl, I., Marschall, H.R., 2018. Extent, thickness and erosion of the Jurassic continental flood basalts of Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica: A low-T thermochronological approach. Gondwana Research, 61, 222-243.

101. Ruppel, A., Jacobs, J., Eagles, G., Läufer, A., Jokat, W., 2018. New geophysical data from a key region in East Antarctica: Estimates for the spatial extent of the Tonian Oceanic Arc Super Terrane (TOAST. Gondwana Research, 59, 97-107.

100. Jacobs, J., Paoli, G., Rocchi, S., Ksienzyk, A.K., Sirevaag, H., Elburg, M.A., 2018. Alps to Apennines zircon roller coaster along the Adria microplate margin. Scientific Reports, 8, 2704, DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-20979-w  

99. Wiest, J., Jacobs, J., Ksienzyk, K., Fossen, H., 2018. Sveconorwegian vs. Caledonian orogenesis in the eastern Øygarden Complex, SW Norway – Geochronology, structural constraints and tectonic implications. Precambrian Research, 305, 1-18.

98. Fossen, H., Ksienzyk, A.K., Jacobs, J., 2017. Challenges with dating weathering products to unravel ancient landscapes. Nature Communications, 8: 1502, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01457-9

97. Jacobs, J., Opås, B., Laeufer, A., Estrada, S., Ksienzyk, A.K., Damaske, D., Hofmann, M., 2017. Cryptic sub-ice geology revealed by a U-Pb zircon study of glacial till in Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Precambrian Research, 294, 1-14.

96. Rønnvevik, C., Ksienzyk, A. K., Fossen, H., Jacobs, J., 2017. Thermal evolution and exhumation history of the Uncompahgre Plateau (northeastern Colorado Plateau), based on apatite ssion track and (U-Th)-He thermochronology and zircon U-Pb dating. Geosphere, 13, 1-20.

95. Paoli, G., Stokke, H. H., Rocchi, S.; Sirevaag, H., Ksienzyk, A. K., Jacobs, J., Košler, J., 2017. Basement provenance revealed by U–Pb detrital zircon ages: A tale of African and European heritage in Tuscany, Italy. Lithos, 277, 376-387.

94. Ksienzyk, A. K., Wemmer, K., Jacobs, J., Fossen, H., Schomberg, A. C., Süssenberger, A., Lünsdorf, N. K., Bastesen, E., 2016. Post-Caledonian brittle deformation in the Bergen area, West Norway: results from K–Ar illite fault gouge dating. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 96, 1-29.

93. Thomas, R.J., Spencer, C., Bushi, A.M., Baglow, N., Boniface, N., de Kock, G., Horstwood, M.S.A., Hollick, L., Jacobs, J., Kajara, S., Kamihanda, G., Key, R.M., Maganga, Z., Mbawala, F., McCourt, W., Momburi, P., Moses, F., Mruma, A., Myambilwa, Y., Roberts, N.M.W., Saidi, H., Nyanda, P., Nyoka, K., Millar, I., 2016. Geochronology of the central Tanzania Craton and its southern and eastern orogenic margins. Precambrian Research, 277, 47-67.

92. Bauer, W., Siemes, H., Spaeth, G., Jacobs, J., 2016. Quartz microfabrics of shear zones of the western orogenic front of the East African/Antarctic Orogen: Result of transpressive deformation? Polar Research, 35, 1-15.

91. Bauer, F., Jacobs, J., Emmel, B., van Soest, M. C., 2016. New (U-Th)/He titanite data from a complex orogen-passive margin system: A case study from northern Mozambique. J. African Earth Sci., 120, 56-69. 

90. Sirevaag, H., Jacobs, J., Ksienzyk, A., Rocchi, S., Paoli, G., Jørgensen, H., Košler, J., 2016. From Gondwana to Europe: the journey of Elba Island (Italy) as recorded by U-Pb detrital zircon ages of Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks. Gondwana Research, 38, 272-288.

89. Roberts, N.M.W., Thomas, R.J., Jacobs, J., 2016. Geochronological constraints on the metamorphic sole of the Semail ophiolite in the United Arab Emirates. Geoscience Frontiers, 7, 609-619.

88. Elburg, M.,  Andersen, T., Jacobs, J., Läufer, A., Ruppel, A., Krohne, N., Damaske, D., 2016. One Hundred Fifty Million Years of Intrusive Activity in the Sør Rondane Mountains (East Antarctica): Implications for Gondwana Assembly. The Journal of Geology, 124, 1-26.

87. Jacobs, J., Elburg, M., Läufer, A., Kleinhanns, I.C., Henjes-Kunst, F., Estrada, S., Ruppel, A., Damaske, D., Montero, P., Bea, F., 2015. Two distinct Late Mesoproterozoic/Early Neoproterozoic basement provinces in central/eastern Dronnning Maud Land, East Antarctica: the missing link, 15-21°E. Precambrian Res., 265, 249-272.

86. Ruppel, A., Läufer,  A., Jacobs, J., Elburg, M., Lucka, N., Damaske, D., Lisker, F.,  2015. The Main Shear Zone in Sør Rondane, East Antarctica: Implications for the late-Pan-African tectonic evolution of Dronning Maud Land. Tectonics, 34, 1290-1305.

85. Ksienyzk, A., Jacobs, J., 2015. Western Australia-Kalahari (WAlahari) connection in Rodinia: Not supported by U/Pb detrital zircon data from the Maud Belt (East Antarctica) adn the Northamton complex (Western Australia). Precambrian Res., 259, 207-221.

84. Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J., Ksienzyk, A.K., Dunkl, I., 2015. Tracing the Oman Ophiolite to the surface – new fission track and (U-Th)/He data from the Aswad and Khor Fakkan blocks, United Arab Emirates. Tectonophysics, 644-645, 68-80. 

83. Elburg, M., Jacobs, J., Anderson, T., Clark, C., Läufer, A., Ruppel, A., Krohne, N., Damaske, D., 2015. Early Neoproterozoic metagabbro-tonalite-trondhjemite of Sør Rondane (East Antarctica): Implications for supercontinent assembly. Precamb. Res., 259, 189-206.

82. Emmel, B., Kumar, R., Jacobs, J., Ueda, K., van Zuilen, M., Matola, R., 2014. The low-temperature thermochronological record of sedimentary rocks from the central Rovuma Basin (N Mozambique) - Constraints on provenance and thermal history. Gondwana Research, 25, 1216–1229.

81. Ksienzyk, A., Dunkl, I., Jacobs, J., Fossen, H., Kohlmann, F., 2014. From orogen to passive margin: constraints from fission track and (U–Th)/He analyses on Mesozoic uplift and fault reactivation in SW Norway. In: Corfu, F., Gasser, D. & Chew, D. M. (eds) New Perspectives on the Caledonides of Scandinavia and Related Areas. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 390,

80. Mieth, M., Jacobs, J., Ruppel, A., Damaske, D., Läufer, A., Jokat, W., 2014. New detailed aeromagnetic and geological data of eastern Dronning Maud Land: Implications for refining the tectonic and structural framework of Sør Rondane, East Antarctica. Precambrian Research, 245, 174-185.

79. Thomas, R.J., Bushi, A.M., Roberts, N.M.W., Jacobs, J., 2014. Geochronology of granitic rocks from the Ruangwa region, southern Tanzania – links with NE Mozambique and beyond. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 100, 70-80.

78. Davids, C., Wemmer, K., Zwingmann, H., Kohlmann, F., Jacobs, J., Bergh, S.G., 2013. K–Ar illite and apatite fission track constraints on brittle faulting and the evolution of the northern Norwegian passive margin. Tectonophysics, 608, 196–211.

77. Johannessen, K.C., Kohlmann, F. Ksienzyk, A.K., Dunkl, I., Jacobs, J., 2013: Tectonic evolution of the SW Norwegian passive margin based on low-temperature thermochronology from the innermost Hardangerfjord. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift, 93, 242-260.

76. Riedel, S., Jacobs, J., Jokat, W., 2013. Aeromagnetics of Dronning Maud Land and geodynamic implications for Rodinia and Gondwana reconstructions. Tectonophysics, 585, 161-171.

75. Thomas, R.J., Roberts, N.M.W., Jacobs, J., Bushi, A.M., Horstwood, M.S.A., Mruma, A., 2013. Structural and geochronological constraints on the evolution of the eastern margin of the Tanzania Craton in the Mpwapwa area, central Tanzania. Precambrian Research, 224, 671–689.

74. Emmel, B., Boger, S.D., Jacobs, J., Daszinnies, M.C., 2012. Maturity of central Madagascar's landscape — Low-temperature thermochronological constraints. Gondwana Research, 21, 704-713.

73. Ksienzyk, A., Jacobs, J., Boger, S.D., Kosler, J., Sircomb, K.N., Whitehouse, M.J., 2012. U-Pb ages of metamorphic monazite and detrital zircon from the Northampton Complex: evidence of two orogenic cycles in Western Australia. Precambrian Research, 196-197, 275-294.

72. Ueda, K., Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J., Kosler, J., Horstwood, M.S.A., Wartho, J.-A., Jourdan, F., Emmel, B., Matola, R., 2012. Postcollisional high-grade metamorphism, orogenic collapse, and differential cooling of the East African Orogenof Northeast Mozambique. The Journal of Geology, 120, 507-530.

71. Ueda, K., Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J., Kosler, J., Jourdan, F., Matola, R., 2012. Delamination-induced late-tectonic deformation and high-grade metamorphism of the Proterozoic Nampula Complex, northern Mozambique. Precambrian Research, 196-197, 275-294.

70. Emmel, B., Kumar, R., Ueda, K., Jacobs, J., Daszinnies, M.C., Thomas, R.J., Matola, R. 2011. Thermochronological history of an orogen-passive margin system: An example from northern Mozambique, Tectonics, doi:10.1029/2010TC002714

69. Boyd, R., Nordgulen, O., Thomas, R.J., Bingen, B., Bjerkgard, T., Grenne, T., Henderson, I., Melezhik, V.A., Often, M., Sandstad, J.S., Solli, A., Tveten, E., Viola, G., Key, R.M., Smith, R.A.,  Gonzalez, E., Hollick, L.J., Jacobs, J., Jamal, D., Motuza, G., Bauer, W., Daudi, E., Feitio, P.,  Manhica, V., Moniz, A.,  Rosse, D., 2010. The geology and geochemistry of the East African Orogen in northeastern Mozambique. S. Afr. J. Geol., 113, 87-129.

68. Macey, P.H., Thomas, R.J., Grantham, G.H., Ingram, B.A., Jacobs, J., Armstrong, R.A., Roberts, M.P., Bingen, B., Hollick, L., de Kock, G.S., Viola, G., Bauer, W., Gonzales, E., Bjerkgard, T., Henderson, I.H.C., Sandstad, J.S., Cronwright, M.S., Harley, S., Solli, A., Nordgulen, O., Motuza, G., Daudi, E., Manhica, V., 2010. Mesoproterozoic geology of the Nampula Block, northern Mozambique: Tracing fragments of Mesoproterozoic crust in the heart of Gondwana. Precambrian Res., 182, 124-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2010.07.005.

67. Thomas, R.J., Jacobs, J., Horstwood, M.S.A., Ueda, K., Bingen, B., Matola, R. 2010. The Mecubúri and Alto Benfica Groups, NE Mozambique: aids to unravelling ca. 1 Ga and 0.5 Ga events in the East African Orogen. Precambrian Research, 178, 72-90.

66. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W., Weber, K., Spaeth, G. & Thomas, R.J., 2009. Geology of the Sivorg Terrane, Heimefrontfjella, East Antarctica, and new U-Pb Zircon provenance analyses of metasedimentary rocks. Polarforschung, 79, 11-19.

65. Bauer, W., Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J., Spaeth, G. & Weber, K., 2009. Geology of the Vardeklettane Terrane, Heimfrontfjella (East Antarctica). Polarforschung, 79, 29-32.

64. Bauer, W., Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J., Spaeth, G. & Weber, K., 2009. Geology of the Kottas Terrane, Heimfrontfjella (East Antarctica). Polarforschung, 79, 23-28.

63. Bauer, W., Fielitz, W., Jacobs, J. & Spaeth, G., 2009. Neoproterozoic mafic dykes of the Heimfrontfjella (East Antarctica). Polarforschung, 79, 33-38.

62. Jacobs, J., 2009. A review of two decades (1986 – 2008) of geochronological work in Heimefrontfjella, and geotectonic interpretation of western Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Polarforschung, 79, 47-57.

61. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W., Kreutzer, S., Patzelt, G., Schmidt, R., Schulze, P., Siegesmund, S., Spaeth, G., Thomas, R.J., Weber, K., Zarske, G., 2009. Geological map Heimefrontfjella, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, scale 1 : 250 000.

60. Emmel, B., Jacobs, J., Daszinnies, M., 2009. Combined titanite and apatite fission-track data from Gjelsvikfjella, East Antarctica: another piece of a concealed intracontinental Permo-Triassic Gondwana rift basin. In: Lisker, F., Ventura, B., Glasmacher, U.A. (eds.): Thermochronological Methods: From Palaeotemperature Constraints to Landscape Evolution Models. Geol. Soc, Lond., Spec. Publ., 324, 317-330.

59. Daszinnies, M., Jacobs, J., Warthoo, J.-A., Grantham, G.H., 2009. Post Pan-African thermo-tectonic evolution of the north Mozambican basement and its implication for the Gondwana rifting. Inferences from 40Ar/39Ar hornblende, biotite and titanite fission-track dating. In: Lisker, F., Ventura, B., Glasmacher, U.A. (eds.): Thermochronological Methods: From Palaeotemperature Constraints to Landscape Evolution Models. Geol. Soc., Lond., Spec. Publ., 324, 261-286.

58. Bingen, B., Jacobs, J., Viola, G, Henderson, I.H.C., Skår, Ø., Boyd, R., Thomas, R.J., Solli, A., Key, R.M., Daudi, E.X.F., 2009. Geochronology of the Precambrian crust in the Mozambique Belt in NE Mozambique, and implications for Gondwana assembly. Precambrian Research, 170, 231-255.

57. Emmel, B., Jacobs, J., Crowhurst, P., Austegard, A. and Schwarz-Schampera, U., 2008. Apatite single-grain (U-Th)/He data from Heimefrontfjella, East Antarctica: Indications for differential exhumation related to glacial loading? Tectonics, 27, TC6010, doi:10.1029/2007TC002220.

56. Emmel, B.,Jönes, N., Kröner, A., Jacobs, J., Wartho, J.-A., Schenk, V., Razakamanana,T.,Austegard, A.,2008. From closure of the Mozambique Ocean to Gondwana breakup: new evidence from geochronological data of the Vohibory Terrane, southwest Madagascar. J. Geology, 116, 21-38.

55. Jacobs, J., Bingen, B., Thomas, R.J., Bauer, W., Wingate, M.T.D., Feitio, P., 2008. Early Paleozoic orogenic collapse and voluminous late-tectonic magmatism in Dronning Maud Land and Mozambique: insights into the partially delaminated orogenic root of the East African-Antarctic Orogen? J. Geol. Soc. Lond. Spec. Publ., 308, 69-90.

54. Jacobs, J., Pisarevsky, S., Thomas, R.J., Becker, T., 2008. The Kalahari Craton during the assembly and dispersal of Rodinia. Precambrian Research, 160, 142-158.

53. Li, Z.X., Bogdanova, S.V., Collins, A.S., Davidson, A., De Waele, B., Ernst, R.E., Fitzsimons, I.C.W., Fuck, R.A., Gladkochub, D.P., Jacobs, J., Karlstrom, K.E., Lu, S., Natapov, L.M., Pease, V., Pisarevsky, S.A., Thrane, K., Vernikovsky, V., 2008. Assembly, configuration, and break-up history of Rodinia: A synthesis. Precambrian Research, 160, 179–210.

52. Emmel, B., Jönes, N., Kröner, A., Jacobs, J., Wartho, J.-A., Schenk, V., Razakamanana,T.,Austegard, A.,2008. From closure of the Mozambique Ocean to Gondwana breakup: new evidence from geochronological data of the Vohibory Terrane, southwest Madagascar. J. Geology, 116, 21-38.

51. Emmel, B., Jacobs, J., Crowhurst, P., Daszinnies, M.C, 2007. Combined apatite fission-track and single grain apatite (U-Th)/He ages from basement rocks of central Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica) – possible identification of thermally overprinted crustal segments? Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 264, 72-88.

50. Emmel, B., Jacobs, J., Dassinies, M., Razakamanana, T., 2006. The drainage system along the Ranotsara Shear Zone: an inheritance from early Gondwana break-up tectonics? In: Proceedings of the German-Malagasy Research Cooperation in Life and Earth Sciences (eds. Schwitzer, C., Brandt, S., Ramilijaona, O., Rakotomalala Razanahoera, M., Ackermand, D., Razakamanana, T., Ganzhorn, J. U.), pp. 19-28, Concept Verlag, Berlin.

49. Emmel, B., Geiger, M., Jacobs, J.,2006. Detrital apatite fission-track ages in Middle Jurassic strata at the rifted margin of W-Madagascar ? indicator for a protracted resedimentation history. Sedimentary Geology, 186, 27-38.

48. Emmel, B., Jacobs, J., Kastowski, M., Graser, G., 2006. Phanerozoic upper crustal tectono-thermal development of basement rocks from of central Madagascar: an integrated structural and fission-track study. Tectonophysics, 412, 61-86.

47. Bauer, W. & Jacobs, J., 2005. Comment on "A geochronological and geochemical study of rocks from Gjelsvikfjella, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica?implications for Mesoproterozoic correlations and assembly of Gondwana". Precamb. Res., 138, 177-179

46. Paech, H.-J., Bauer, W., Piazolo, S., Jacobs, J. & Markl, G., 2005. Comparison of the Geology of Central Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica, with other areas of the Gondwana supercontinent. Geol. Jahrbuch, B97, 309-340.

45. Emmel, B., Jacobs, J., Graser, G., Kastowsky, M. & Razakamanana, T., 2004. Post collisional (<500 Ma) tectono-thermal evolution of Central Madagascar: a combined structural and fission track study. J. Afr. Earth Sci., 38, 343-361

44. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W. & Schmidt, R., 2004. Magnetic susceptibilities of the different tectono-stratigraphic terranes of Heimefrontfjella, western Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Polarforschung, 72, 41-48.

43. Bauer, W., Jacobs, J. & Paech, H.-J., 2004. Structural evolution of the Proterozoic basement of central Dronning Maud Land. Geologisches Jahrbuch, B96, 325-364.

42. Meier,  S., Jacobs, J. & Olesch, M., 2004. Tectono-thermal evolution of the continental margin of central Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica: apatite fission-track thermochronology. Geologisches Jahrbuch, B96, 423-448.

41. Mikhalsky, E.V. & Jacobs, J., 2004. Orthogneisses from the central Dronning Maud Land: geochemistry and some petrogenetic implications. Geologisches Jahrbuch, B96, 49-76.

40. Bauer, W., Jacobs, J. & Mitterer, T., 2004: Zircon typology in high-grade gneiss terrains – a case study from central Dronning Maud Land (Antarctica). Z. dt. Geol. Ges., 154, 481-495.

39. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W. & Schmidt, R., 2004: Magnetic susceptibilities of the different tectono-stratigraphic terranes of Heimefrontfjella, western Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. Polarforschung, 72, 41-48.

38. Jacobs, J. & Thomas, R.J., 2004: A Himalayan-type indenter-escape tectonic model for the southern part of the Late Neoproterozoic/Early Paleozoic East African/Antarctic Orogen. Geology, 32, 721-724.

37. Yoshida, M., Jacobs, J., Santosh, M.and Rajesh, H.M., 2003. Role of Pan-African Events in East Gondwana: A critical overview. In: Yoshida, M., Windley, B.F. & Dasgupta, S (eds.): Proterozoic East Gondwana: Supercontinent Assembly and Breakup. Geol. Soc. Lond., Spec. Publ., 206: 57-75.

36. Jacobs, J., Fanning, C.M., Bauer, W., 2003. Timing of Grenville-age vs. Pan-African medium- to high grade metamorphism in western Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica) and significance for correlations in Rodinia and Gondwana. Precamb. Res. 125, 1-20.

35. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W., Fanning, C.M., 2003. New age constraints for Grenville-age metamorphism in western central Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica), and implications for the palaeogeography of Kalahari in Rodinia. Int. J. of Earth Sci., 92, 301-315.

34. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W., Fanning, C.M., 2003. Late Neoproterozoic/Early Palaeozoic events in central Dronning Maud Land and significance for the southern extension of the East African Orogen into East Antarctica. Precamb. Res., 126, 27-53.

33. Bauer, W., Fielitz, W., Jacobs, J., Fanning, C.M., Spaeth, G., 2003. Post-Grenville mafic dykes from Heimefrontfjella (Western Dronning Maud Land/Antarctica). Antarctic Science, 15, 379-391.

32. Bauer, W., Jacobs, J., Fanning, M. & Schmidt, R., 2003. Geochemical constraints for Late Mesoproterozoic arc and back-arc volcanism in the Heimefrontfjella (East Antarctica) and implications for the palaeography at the southeastern margin of the Kaapvaal-Grunehogna Craton. Gondwana Research, 6, 449-465.

31.  Jacobs, J. & Breitkreuz, C., 2003. Zircon and apatite fission-track thermochronology of Late Carboniferous volcanic rocks of the NE German Basin. Int. J. of Earth Sci., 92, 165-172.

30. Bauer, W., Thomas, R.J. & Jacobs, J., 2003. Proterozoic to Cambrian history of central to western Droning Maud Land, SE Africa and surrounding areas in the context of Gondwana assemble. In: Yoshida, M., Windley, B.F. & Dasgupta, S (eds.): Proterozoic East Gondwana: Supercontinent Assembly and Breakup. Geol. Soc. Lond., Spec. Publ., 206, 247-269.

29. Jacobs, J. & Thomas, R.J. 2002. The Mozambique Belt from an East Antarctic perspective. In: Gamble, J. A.; Skinner, D. N. B.; Henrys, S. ed. Antarctica at the close of a millennium. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences. Royal Society of New Zealand Bulletin 35, 3-18.

28. Jacobs, J. & Thomas, R.J., 2002. A titanite fission-track profile across the SE Archean Kaapvaal craton and the Mesoproterozoic Natal Metamorphic Province, South Africa: evidence for differential cryptic Meso- to Neoproterozoic tectonism. J. Afr. Earth Sci., 33, 323-333.

27. Jacobs, J., Klemd, R., Fanning, C.M., Bauer, W. & Colombo, F., 2002. Extensional collapse of the Late Neoproterozoic/Early Palaeozoic East African/Antarctic Orogen in central Dronning Maud Land. In: Yoshida, M., Windley, B.F. & Dasgupta, S (eds.): Proterozoic East Gondwana: Supercontinent Assembly and Breakup. Geol. Soc. Lond., Spec. Publ., 206, 271-287.

26. Golynsky, A. & Jacobs, J. 2001. Grenville-age versus Pan-African magnetic anomaly imprints in western Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica. J. Geology, 109, 136-142.

25. Jacobs, J. & Bauer, 2001. W. Gjelsvikfjella, Mühlig-Hoffmann-Gebirge: Another piece of the East Antarctic Orogen? Z.dt. geol. Ges., 152, 249-259.

24. Jacobs , J. & Lisker, F., 2000. Post Permian tectono-thermal evolution of western Dronning Maud Land, E-Antarctica: an apatite fission-track approach. Antarctic Science, 11, 451-460.

23. Thomas, R.J., Jacobs, J. & Eglington, B.M., 2000. Geochemistry and isotopic evolution of the Mesoproterozoic Cape Meredith Complex, West Falkland. Geol. Magazin, 137, 537-553.

22. Jacobs, J., Thomas, R. J., Armstrong, R. A. & Henjes-Kunst, F., 1999. Age and thermal evolution of the Mesoproterozoic Cape Meredith Complex, West Falkland. J. Geol. Soc. Lond.,156, 917-928.

21. Jacobs, J., 1999. Neoproterozoic/Lower Paleozoic events in central Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica). Gondwana Research, 2, 473-480.

20. Jacobs, J., Hansen, B.T., Henjes-Kunst, F., Thomas, R.J., Weber, K., Armstrong, R.A. & Cornell, D.H., 1999. New age constraints on the Proterozoic/Lower Paleozoic evolution of Heimefrontfjella, East Antarctica, and its bearing on Rodinia/Gondwana correlations. Terra Antarctica, 6, 377-389.

19. Jacobs, J., Fanning, C. M., Henjes-Kunst, F., Olesch, M. & Paech, H.-J., 1998. Continuation of the Mozambique Belt into East Antarctica: Grenville-age metamorphism and polyphase Pan-African high-grade events in central Dronning Maud Land. The Journal of Geology, 106, 385-406.

18. Thomas, R. J., Henjes-Kunst, F. & Jacobs, J., 1998. Pre-lamprophyre mafic dykes of the Cape Meredith Complex, West Falkland, Falkland Islands. Geological Magazine, 135, 495-500.

17. Wareham, C. D., Pankhurst, R. J., Thomas, R. J., Storey, B. C., Grantham, G. H., Jacobs, J. & Eglington, B. M., 1998. Pb, Nd and Sr isotopic mapping of Grenville-age crustal provinces in Rodinia. The Journal of Geology, 106, 647-659.

16. Grantham, G. H., Storey, B. C., Thomas, R. J. & Jacobs, J., 1997. The pre-break-up position of Haag Nunataks within Gondwana: Possible correlations in Natal and Dronning Maud Land. In: C.A. Ricci (ed.), The Antarctic Region: Geological evolution and processes, pp. 13-20, Terra Antarctica Publication, Siena.

15. Harley, S.L., Hensen, B.J. & Jacobs, J., 1997. Antarctica in the amalgamation of Gondwana, Introduction. In: C. A. Ricci (ed.), The Antarctic Region: Geological evolution and processes, pp. 3-4, Terra Antarctica Publication, Siena.

14. Jacobs, J., Falter, M., Thomas, R.J., Kunz, J. & Jeßberger, E., 1997. 40Ar/39Ar age constraints on the structural evolution of the Mesoproterozoic Natal Metamorphic Province, SE Africa. Precambrian Research, 86, 71-92.

13. Jacobs, J., Falter, M., Weber, K. & Jeßberger, E. K., 1997. 40Ar-39Ar evidence for the structural evolution of the Heimefront Shear Zone (Western Dronning Maud Land), East Antarctica. In: C. A. Ricci (ed.), The Antarctic Region: Geological evolution and processes, pp. 37-44, Terra Antarctica Publication, Siena.

12. Thomas, R. J., Jacobs, J. & Weber, K., 1997. Geology of the Mesoproterozoic Cape Meredith Complex, West Falkland. In: C. A. Ricci (ed.), The Antarctic Region: Geological evolution and processes, pp. 21-30, Terra Antarctica Publication, Siena.

11. Wagner, G.A., Coyle, D.A., Duyster, J., Henjes-Kunst, F., Peterek, A., Schröder, B., Stöckert, B., Wemmer, K., Zulauf, G., Ahrendt, H., Bischoff, R., Hejl, E., Jacobs, J., Menzel, D., Nand Lal, Van den Haute, P., Vercoutere, C. & Welzel, B., 1997. Postvariscan Tectono-thermic Evolution of the KTB-site and its Surroundings. J. Geophys. Res., 102 B, 18221-18232.

10. Jacobs, J., Bauer, W., Spaeth, G., Thomas, R.J. & Weber, K., 1996. Lithology and structure of the Grenville-aged (~1.1 Ga) basement of Heimefrontfjella (East Antarctica). Geol. Rundsch., 85, 800-822.

9. Jacobs, J., Kaul, N. & Weber, K., 1996. Thermal rejuvenation, denudation and resedimentation along the continental margin of western Dronning Maud Land during break-up of Gondwana. In: Storey, B.C., King, E.C. & Livermore, R.A. (eds.). Weddell Sea Tectonics and Gondwana Break-up. Geol. Soc. Lond. Spec. Pub., 108, 191-199.

8. Jacobs, J. & Thomas, R.J., 1996. Geologie des mesoproterozoischen Cape Meredith Complex, West Falkland. Z. geol. Wiss., 24, 599-610.

7. Jacobs, J. & Thomas, R.J., 1996. Pan-African rejuvenation of the 1.1 Ga Natal Metamorphic Province (South Africa). K-Ar muscovite and sphene fission track evidence. J. Geol. Soc. Lond., 153, 971-978.

6. Jacobs, J., Ahrendt, H., Kreutzer, H. & Weber, K., 1995. K-Ar, 40Ar-39Ar and apatite fission track evidence for Neoproterozoic and Mesozoic basement rejuvenation events in the Heimefrontfjella and Mannfallknausane (East Antarctica). Precambrian Research, 75, 251-262.

5. Jacobs, J. & Thomas, R.J. 1994. Oblique collision at 1.1 Ga along the southern margin of the Kaapvaal continent, SE Africa. Geol. Rundsch., 83, 322-333.

4. Thomas, R.J., Cornell, D.H., Moore, J.M. & Jacobs, J., 1994. Crustal evolution of the Namaqua-Natal metamorphic province, southern Africa. S. Afr. J. Geol., 97, 8-14.

3. Jacobs, J., Hejl, E., Van den Haute, P. & Wagner, G.A., 1993. A preliminary tectono-thermal model for the KTB deduced from apatite, zircon and sphene fission-track analysis. KTB-Reports, 2/93, 125-128.

2. Jacobs, J., Thomas, R.J. & Weber, K., 1993. Accretion and indentation tectonics at the southern edge of the Kaapvaal craton during the Kibaran (Grenville) orogeny. Geology, 21, 203-206.

1. Jacobs, J., Hejl, E., Wagner, G.A. & Weber, K., 1992. Apatite fission track evidence for contrasting thermal and uplift histories of metamorphic basement blocks in western Dronning Maud Land.  In: Y. Yoshida, K. Kaminuma & K. Shiraishi (eds. Recent Progress in Antarctic Earth Science. TERRAPUB, Tokyo, 323-330.


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