Selected Publications of Robert S. Hildebrand


Hildebrand, R.S., 2016, Precambrian Geology of the Leith Peninsula–Riviere Grandin map-areas, Northwest Territories: Geological Survey of Canada, Open File GCM 0153, scale 1:125,000.

Hildebrand, R.S., 2015, Dismemberment and northward migration of the Cordilleran orogen: Baja-BC resolved: GSA Today, v. 25, no. 11, p. 4-11.

HIldebrand, R.S., and Halverson, G.P., 2015, Foreword, Paul F. Hoffman: Career and Contributions, in Murphy, J.B., Hildebrand, R.S., and Halverson, G.P., 2015, Stirring the Pot: A Celebration of the Career of Paul F. Hoffman: Geoscience Canada Reprint Series, v. 11, p. 1-13.

Hildebrand, R.S., and Whelan, J.B., 2014, Arc and slab-failure magmatism in Cordilleran batholiths II – The Cretaceous Peninsular Ranges batholith of Southern and Baja California: Paul Hoffman Volume, Geoscience Canada, v. 41, p. 399-458. Also in Murphy, J.B., Hildebrand, R.S., and Halverson, G.P., eds., 2015, Stirring the Pot: A Celebration of the Career of Paul F. Hoffman: Geoscience Canada Reprint Series, v. 11, p. 179-238.

Hildebrand, R.S., and Whelan, J.B., 2014, Arc and slab-failure magmatism in Cordilleran batholiths I – The Cretaceous Coastal batholith of Peru and its role in South American orogenesis and hemispheric subduction flip: Paul Hoffman Volume, Geoscience Canada, v. 41, p. 255-282. Also in Murphy, J.B., Hildebrand, R.S., and Halverson, G.P., eds., 2015, Stirring the Pot: A Celebration of the Career of Paul F. Hoffman: Geoscience Canada Reprint Series, v. 11, p. 151-178.

Hildebrand, R.S., Buchwaldt, R., and Bowring, S.A., 2014, On the allochthonous nature of auriferous greenstones, Guayana shield, Venezuela: Gondwana Research, v. 26, p. 1129-1140.

Hildebrand, R.S., 2014, Geology, mantle tomography, and inclination corrected paleogeographic trajectories support westward subduction during Cretaceous orogenesis in the North American Cordillera: Hank Williams Volume, Geoscience Canada, v. 41, p. 207-224. Also in Hibbard, J.P., Pollack, J.C., Murphy, J.B., van Staal, C.R., and Greenough, J.D., eds., 2015, Reeltime Geological Syntheses: Remembering Harold "Hank" Williams: Geoscience Canada Reprint Series, v. 10, p. 439-456.

Hildebrand, R.S., Bowring, S.A., and Pelletier, K.S., 2013, Bedrock geology, Calder River (86F) map-area, Northwest Territories: Geological Survey of Canada, Canadian Geoscience Map 154, scale 1:125,000.

Hildebrand. R.S., 2013, Mesozoic assembly of the North American Cordillera: Geological Society of America, Special Paper 495, 162p.

Hildebrand. R.S., 2012, Are Sierran plutons folded? POSTER GSA Field Conference, Sierra Nevada.

Hoffman, P.F., Bowring, S.A., Buchwaldt, R., and Hildebrand. R.S., 2011, Birthdate for the Coronation paleocean: age of initial rifting in Wopmay orogen: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, Tom Krogh Memorial, v. 48, p. 281-293.

Hildebrand, R. S., 2011, Geologic synthesis, northern Wopmay orogen/Coppermine homocline; Geological Survey of Canada Open File Map 6390 (1:500 000 scale).

Hildebrand, R.S., 2010, A Collisional Origin for the Great Cordilleran Batholiths of Western North America: POSTER GSA Penrose Conference, Sierra Nevada.

Hildebrand, R.S., Hoffman, P.F., Housh, T., and Bowring, S.A., 2010, The nature of volcano-plutonic relations and the shapes of epizonal plutons of continental arcs as revealed in the Great Bear magmatic zone, northwestern Canada; Geosphere, v. 6, no. 6, p. 812-839.

Hildebrand, R.S., Hoffman, P.F., and Bowring, S.A., 2010, The Calderian orogeny in Wopmay orogen (1.9Ga), northwestern Canada; Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 122, p. 794-814.

Hildebrand, R.S., 2009, Uplift, gravitational collapse, thick-skinned deformation, and slab failure magmatism during Cretaceous-Tertiary orogeny in the North American Cordillera: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 41, No. 7, p. 291 (POSTER)

Hildebrand, R.S., 2009, Did westward subduction cause Cretaceous-Tertiary orogeny in the North American Cordillera? Geological Society of America Special Paper 457, 71p.

Douglas, G.M., and Hildebrand, R.S., 2008, Lands Forlorn: A Story of an Expedition to Hearne’s Coppermine River: Zancudo Press, Tucson, AZ, 448p.

Hildebrand, R.S., 2005, Autochthonous and allochthonous strata of the El Callao greenstone belt: implications for the nature of the Paleoproterozoic Trans-Amazonian orogeny and the origin of gold-bearing veins in the El Callao mining district, Guayana shield, Venezuela; Precambrian Geology, v. 143, p. 75-86.

Hildebrand, R. S., and Bowring, S.A., 1999, Crustal recycling by slab failure; Geology, v. 27, p. 11-14.

Hildebrand, R.S. and Easton, R.M., 1997, An 1161 Ma suture in the Frontenac terrane, Ontario segment of the Grenville orogen: Reply; Geology, v. 25, p. 89-90.

Hildebrand, R.S., and Easton, R.M., 1995, An 1161 Ma suture in the Frontenac terrane, Ontario segment of the Grenville orogen; Geology, v. 23, p. 917-920.

Rainbird, R.H., Jefferson, C.W., Hildebrand, R.S., and Worth, J.K., 1994, The Shaler Supergroup and revision of Neoproterozoic stratigraphy in Amundsen Basin, Northwest Territories; in Current Research 1994-C, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 94-1C, p. 61-70.

Hildebrand, R.S., Paul, D., Pietikainen, P., Hoffman, P.F., Bowring, S.A., and Housh, T., 1991, New geological developments in the internal zone of Wopmay orogen, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part C, Geological Survey of Canada,Paper 91-lC,p. 157-164.

Hildebrand, R. S., and Baragar, W. R. A., 1991, On folds and thrusts affecting the Coppermine River Group, northwestern Canadian shield; Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 28, p. 523-531.

Hildebrand, R.S., Bowring, S.A., and Housh, T., 1990, The medial zone of Wopmay orogen, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part C, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 90-1C, p. 167-176.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1988, Implications of ash dispersal for tectonic models with an example from Wopmay orogen; Geology, v. 16, p. 1089-1091.

Hildebrand, R.S. and Bowring, S.A., 1988, Geology of parts of the Calder River map area, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part C, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 88-IC, p. 199-205, 1988.

Hildebrand, R. S., Hoffman, P. F., and Bowring, S. A., 1987, Tectonomagmatic evolution of the 1.9 Ga Great Bear magmatic zone, Wopmay orogen, northwestern Canada; Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, v. 32, p. 99-118.

Hildebrand, R.S., Bowring, S.A., Andrew, K.P.E., Gibbins, S.F., and Squires, G.C., 1987, Geological investigations in Calder River map area, central Wopmay Orogen, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 87-1A, p. 699-711.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1986, Kiruna-type deposits: their origin and relationship to intermediate subvolcanic plutons in the Great Bear magmatic zone, northwest Canada; Economic Geology, v. 640-659.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1985, Folded cauldrons of the early Proterozoic LaBine Group, northwestern Canadian shield; Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 89, p. 8429-8440.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1985, Rainy Lake-White Eagle Falls area, District of Mackenzie: Geological Survey of Canada Map 1546A, scale 1:50,000.

Hildebrand, R.S. and Roots, C.F., 1985, Geology of the Riviere Grandin map area (Hottah Terrane and western Great Bear Magmatic Zone), District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 85-1A, p. 373-383.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1984, Geology of the Camsell River-Conjuror Bay area, Northwest Territories: early Proterozoic cauldrons, stratovolcanoes and subvolcanic plutons; Geological Survey of Canada Paper 83-20, p. 42 p. Use map 1546A.

Hildebrand, R.S., and Bowring, S.A., 1984, A non-extensional model for the origin of continental intra-arc depressions, with a Proterozoic example from Wopmay orogen, Northwest Territories, Canada; Geology, v. 12, p. 73-77.

McGrath, P.H. and Hildebrand, R.S., 1984, An estimate, based on magnetic interpretation, of the minimum thickness of the Hornby Bay Group, Leith Peninsula, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 84-lA, p. 223-228.

Hildebrand, R.S., Annesley, I.R., Bardoux, M.V., Davis, W.J., Heon, D., Reichenbach, I.G., and Van Nostrand, T., 1984, Geology of the early Proterozoic rocks in parts of the Leith Peninsula map area, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 84-lA, p. 217-221.

Hildebrand, R.S., Bowring, S.A., Steer, M.E.,and Van Schmus, W.R., 1983, Geology and U-Pb geochronology of parts of the Leith Peninsula and Riviere Grandin map areas, District of Mackenzie; in Current Research, Part A, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 83-1A, p. 329-342.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1983, Geology of the Echo Bay-MacAlpine Channel area, District of Mackenzie; Geological Survey of Canada, Map 1546A, scale 1:50,000.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1982, A continental volcanic arc of Early Proterozoic age at Great Bear Lake, Northwest Territories: unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, St. John's, Nfld, Memorial University, 240p.

Hildebrand, R.S., 1981, Early Proterozoic LaBine Group of Wopmay orogen: remnant of a continental volcanic arc developed during oblique convergence: in Campbell, F.H.A., ed., Proterozoic Basins in Canada; Geological Survey of Canada Paper 81-10, p. 133-156.

Hoffman, P.F., Bell, I.R., Hildebrand, R.S., and Thorstad,L., 1977, Geology of the Athapuscow aulacogen, east arm of Great Slave Lake, District of Mackenzie: in Current Research, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper, 77-1A, p. 117-129.