Publications

In preparation:

C. P. Cook, D. Hill, T. van de Flierdt, T. Williams, S. R. Hemming, A. M. Dolan, E. L. Pierce, C. D. Escutia, D. Harwood. Sea surface temperature control on the distribution of far-travelled Southern Ocean ice-rafted detritus during the Pliocene. In preparation for submission to Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
E.L. Pierce, S.R. Hemming, T. Williams, T. van de Flierdt, S.A. Brachfeld, G. Gehrels, S.L. Goldsetin, P.W. Reiners, and S.N. Thompson. A comparison of detrital U-Pb zircon, 40Ar/39Ar hornblende, and 40Ar/39Ar biotite ages in marine sediments off East Antarctica: implications for the geology of subglacial terrains and provenance studies. Very close to submission to Earth-Science Reviews.

Published:

39. C.P. Cook, T. van de Flierdt, T. Williams, S.R. Hemming, M. Iwai, M. Kobayashi, F.J. Jimenez-Espejo, C. Escutia, J. Jairo González, B.-K. Khim, R.M. McKay, S. Passchier, S.M. Bohaty, C.R. Riesselman, L. Tauxe (et al.) (2013) Dynamic behaviour of the East Antarctic ice sheet during Pliocene warmth. Nature Geoscience 6, 765–769, doi:10.1038/ngeo1889
38. Wilson, G. S., R. H. Levy, T.R. Naish, R.D. Powell, F. Florindo et al. (T. Williams and 64 other authors) (2012), Neogene tectonic and climatic evolution of the Western Ross Sea, Antarctica - Chronology of events from the AND-1B drill hole, Global and Planetary Change, 96-97, 189-203.
37. H. Pälike, M. W. Lyle, H. Nishi, I. Raffi, A. Ridgwell et al. (T. Williams and 59 other authors) (2012), A Cenozoic record of the equatorial Pacific carbonate compensation depth. Nature, 488, p 609–614, (30 August 2012)
36. L. Tauxe, C. E. Stickley, S. Sugisaki, P. K. Bijl, S. M. Bohaty, H. Brinkhuis, C. Escutia, J. A. Flores, A. J. P. Houben, M. Iwai, F. Jimenez-Espejo, R. McKay, S. Passchier, J. Pross, C. R. Riesselman, U. Rohl, F. Sangiorgi, K. Welsh, A. Klaus, A. Fehr, J. A. P. Bendle, R. Dunbar, J. Gonzalez, T. Hayden, K. Katsuki, M. P. Olney, S. F. Pekar, P. K. Shrivastava, T. van de Flierdt, T. Williams, and M. Yamane (2012), Chronostratigraphic framework for the IODP Expedition 318 cores from the Wilkes Land Margin: Constraints for paleoceanographic reconstruction. Paleoceanography, v. 27.
35. T. Williams, R. H. Morin, R. D. Jarrard, C. L. Jackolski, S. A. Henrys, F. Niessen, D. Magens, G. Kuhn, D. Monien, R. D. Powell (2012), Lithostratigraphy from downhole logs in Hole AND-1B, Antarctica. Geosphere, February 2012, v. 8, no. 1, p1-14; doi:10.1130/GES00655.1
34. R. McKay, T. Naish, R. Powell, P. Barrett, R. Scherer, F. Talarico, P. Kyle, D. Monien, G. Kuhn, C. Jackolski, T. Williams (2012), Pleistocene variability of Antarctic Ice Sheet extent in the Ross Embayment, Quaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.12.012
33. E. L. Pierce, T. Williams, T. van de Flierdt, S. R. Hemming, S. L. Goldstein, and S. A. Brachfeld (2011), Characterizing the sediment provenance of East Antarctica's weak underbelly: The Aurora and Wilkes sub-glacial basins. Paleoceanography, 26, PA4217, doi:10.1029/2011PA002127
32. A. Kano, T. G. Ferdelman, T. Williams (2010), “Pleistocene Cooling and Challenger Mound, a Deep-water Coral Mound in the NE Atlantic: Synthesis from IODP Expedition 307.” Sedimentary Record, v. 8, no. 4, p. 4-9
31. M. Lyle, H. Palike, H. Nishi, I. Raffi, K. Gamage, et al, including T. Williams (2010). The Pacific Equatorial Age Transect, IODP Expeditions 320 and 321; building a 50-million-year-long environmental record of the Equatorial Pacific. Scientific Drilling. 9, p 4-15.
30. R.H. Morin, T. Williams, S.S. Henrys, D. Magens, F. Niessen, D. Hansaraj (2010), “Heat Flow and Hydrologic Characteristics at the AND-1B borehole, ANDRILL McMurdo Ice Shelf Project, Antarctica.” Geosphere, v. 6; no. 4; p. 370-378.
29. T. Williams, T. van de Flierdt, S.R. Hemming, E. Chung, M. Roy, S.L. Goldstein (2010), “Evidence for iceberg armadas from East Antarctica in the Southern Ocean during the late Miocene and early Pliocene.” Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 290, p351-361.
28. T. Naish, R. Powell, R. Levy, G. Wilson, R. Scherer, F. Talarico, L. Krissek, F. Niessen, (47 other authors), Williams, T. (2009) “Obliquity-paced Pliocene West Antarctic ice sheet oscillations.” Nature, 458, 322-329.
27. S.A. Robinson and T. Williams (2008). “Attempts to model the Lower Cretaceous pelagic sedimentary cover of Shatsky Rise (NW Pacific Ocean) from downhole geophysical records.” Sedimentary Geology, 212, 1-11.
26. T. Williams, T. van de Flierdt, E. Chung, M. Roy, S.R. Hemming, S.L. Goldstein, M. Abrahamowicz, and B. Tremblay (2007), “Insights into the East Antarctic Ice Sheet, 3.5 to 19 Ma, Inferred from Iceberg Provenance.” In Antarctica: A Keystone in a Changing World – Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES, eds. A. K. Cooper and C. R. Raymond et al., USGS Open-File Report 2007-1017, Extended Abstract 037, 4 p.
25. S.A. Brachfeld, S.R. Hemming, T. van de Flierdt, S.L. Goldstein, M. Roy, T. Williams, M. Rosig (2007), “Integrated provenance characteristics of glacial marine sediment from the East Antarctic Margin” In: Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES, eds. by A. K. Cooper and C. R. Raymond et al., USGS Open-File Report 2007-1047, Extended Abstract 060, 3 p.
24. F. Niessen, R.H. Morin, T. Williams, S. Henrys, T. Crosby, D. Hansaraj, D. Magens, A.C. Gebhardt and the ANDRILL-MIS Science Team (2007), “Comprehensive Downhole and Core Physical-Property Measurements at the AND-1B Drillsite, ANDRILL McMurdo Ice Shelf Project,” In: Online Proceedings of the 10th ISAES, edited by A. K. Cooper and C. R. Raymond et al., USGS Open-File Report 2007-1047, Extended Abstract 083, 4 p.
23. A. Kano, T.G. Ferdelman, T. Williams, J.-P. Henriet, T. Ishikawa, N. Kawagoe, C. Takashima, Y. Kakizaki, K. Abe, S. Sakai, E.L. Browning, X. Li, and IODP Exp 307 Scientists (2007). “Age constraints on the origin and growth history of a deep-water coral mound in NE Atlantic drilled during IODP Expedition 307.” Geology, 35, 1051-1054.
22. T. Williams, A. Kano, T. Ferdelman, J.-P. Henriet, and the IODP Expedition 307 scientific party (2006). “Cold-water coral mounds revealed.” EOS, 87, issue 47, Nov. 21, 525-526.
21. T. Williams (2006), “Magnetostratigraphy from downhole measurements in ODP holes.” Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 156, p261-273.
20. T. Williams, D. Handwerger. (2005) “A high-resolution record of Early Miocene Antarctic glacial history from downhole logs, ODP Site 1165.” Paleoceanography, 20, PA2017.
19. S. Robinson, T. Williams, P. Bown (2004), “Fluctuations in biosiliceous production and the generation of Early Cretaceous Ocean Anoxic Events in the Pacific Ocean (Shatsky Rise, ODP Leg 198).” Paleoceanography, 19, PA4024.
18. T.S. Collett, M.W. Lee, D.S. Goldberg, F.R. Rack, and T. Williams (2005). “Nuclear magnetic resonance logging while drilling, ODP Leg 204.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 204: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program) 22p.
17. D. Handwerger, A. Cooper, P. O’Brien, T. Williams, S. Barr, R. Dunbar, A. Leventer, and R. Jarrard. (2004) “Synthetic seismograms linking ODP sites to seismic profiles, continental rise and shelf of Prydz Bay, Antarctica.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 188: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).
16. G.D. Acton, M. Okada, B. Clement, S. Lund, T. Williams (2002), “Paleomagnetic overprints in ocean sediment cores and their relationship to shear deformation caused by piston coring.” Journal of Geophysical Research, 107, B4.
15. T. Williams, V. Louvel, C. Lauer-Leredde (2002), “Magnetic Polarity Stratigraphy from Downhole Logs, West Antarctic Peninsula, ODP Leg 178.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).
14. J. Gruetzner, L. Giosan, S.O. Franz, R. Tiedemann, E. Cortijo, W.P. Chaisson, R.D. Flood, S. Hagen, L.D. Keigwin, S.M. Poli, D. Rio, and T. Williams (2002) Astronomical age models for Pleistocene drift sediments from the western North Atlantic (ODP sites 1055-1063). Marine Geology, 189, p. 5-23.
13. M. Iwai, G. D. Acton, D. B. Lazarus, L. Osterman, T. Williams (2002) “Magnetobiochronologic synthesis of ODP Leg 178 rise sediments from the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean; sites 1095, 1096, and 1101.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).
12. T. Williams, D. Kroon, S. Spezzaferri (2002), “Middle and Upper Miocene cyclostratigraphy of downhole logs and short to long term astronomical cycles in carbonate production of the Great Bahama Bank.” Marine Geology, 185, 75-94.
11. C. Lauer-Leredde, L. Briqueu, and T. Williams (2002) “A wavelet analysis of physical properties measured downhole and on core from holes 1095B and 1096C (Antarctic Peninsula). Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 178: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).
10. Y. Zhong, B. Clement, G. Acton, S. Lund, M. Okada, T. Williams (2001) “Records of the Cobb Mountain Subchron from the Bermuda Rise (ODP Leg 172).” Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 193; 3-4, p. 303-313.
9. S. Lund, G.D. Acton, B. Clement, M. Okada, T. Williams (2001) “Paleomagnetic records of Stage 3 excursions.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 172: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).
8. S. Lund, T. Williams, G. Acton, B. Clement, M. Okada, (2001) “Brunhes Chron magnetic field excursions recovered from Leg 172 sediments.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 172: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).
7. D. Kroon, T. Williams, S. Spezzaferri, T. Sato & J.D. Wright (2000), “Coupled early Pliocene – middle Miocene bio-cyclo-stratigraphy of Site 1006 reveals orbitally induced patterns of Great Bahama Bank carbonate production.” Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 166: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 155-166.
6. T. Williams & C. Pirmez (1999), “FMS images from carbonates of the Bahama Bank slope, ODP Leg 166: lithological identification and cyclo-stratigraphy.” Spec. Pub. Geol. Soc. Lond., 159, 227-238.
5. S. Roger, G. Feraud, J.-L. de Beaulieu, N. Thouveny, C. Coulon, J.-J. Cocheme, V. Andrieu, T. Williams (1999) “40Ar/39Ar dating on tephra of the Velay maars (France); implications for the late Pleistocene proxy-climatic record.”, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 170; 3, p. 287-299.
4. S.P. Lund, G. Acton, B. Clement, M. Hastedt, M. Okada & T Williams (1998), “Geomagnetic excursions occurred often during the last million years.” EOS, vol. 79, issue 14, 7 April 1998, p178-179.
3. T. Williams, N. Thouveny & K.M.Creer (1998), “A normalised intensity record from Lac du Bouchet: geomagnetic paleointensity for the last 300 kyr?” Earth and Planetary Science Letters 156, 33-46.
2. T. Williams, N. Thouveny & K.M. Creer (1996), “Paleoclimatic significance of the 300 kyr mineral magnetic record from the sediments of Lac du Bouchet, France.” Quaternary Science Reviews 15, 233-235.
1. N. Thouveny, J-L. de Beaulieu, E. Bonifay, K.M. Creer, J. Guiot, M. Icole, S. Johnsen, J. Jouzel, M. Reille, T. Williams & D. Williamson (1994), “Climate variations in Europe over the past 140 kyr deduced from rock magnetism.” Nature, 371, p 503-506.