In review or in prep.


Sickmann, Z.T., Chheda, T., Capaldi, T.N., Thomson, K.D., Paull, C.K., and Graham, S.A., 2019, Provenance Analysis in an Anthropocene Natural Laboratory: Quaternary Science Reviews. (available online now at:

Sickmann, Z.T., Schwartz, T.M., Malkowski, M.A., Dobbs, S.C., and Graham, S.A., 2019, Interpreting large detrital geochronology data sets in retroarc foreland basins: An example from the Magallanes-Austral Basin, southernmost Patagonia: Lithosphere.

Lehrmann, D.J., Yang, W., Sickmann, Z.T., Ferrill, D.A., McGinnis, R.N., Morris, A.P., Smart, K.J., and Gulliver, K.D.H., 2019, Controls on sedimentation and cyclicity of the Eagle Ford and Lower Austin Chalk (and equivalent Boquillas Formation) from detailed outcrop studies of western and central Texas: Journal of Sedimentary Research.

Sickmann, Z.T., Schwartz, T.M., and Graham, S.A., 2018, Refining stratigraphy and tectonic history using detrital zircon maximum depositional age: An example from the Cerro Fortaleza Formation, Austral Basin, southern Patagonia: Basin Research.

Ferrill, D.A., Evans, M.A., McGinnis, R.N., Morris, A.P., Smart, K.J., Wigginton, S.S., Gulliver, K.D.H., Lehrmann, D., de Zoeten, E., and Sickmann, Z., 2017, Fault zone processes in mechanically layered mudrock and chalk: Journal of Structural Geology, v. 97, p. 118-143.

Sharman, G.R., Schwartz, T.M., Shumaker, L.E., Trigg, C.R., Nieminski, N.M., Sickmann, Z.T., Malkowski, M.A., Hourigan, J.K., Schulein, B.J., and Graham, S.A., 2017, Submarine mass failure within the deltaic Domengine Formation (Eocene), California (USA): Geosphere, doi: 10.1130/GES01442.1

Sickmann, Z.T., Paull, C.K., Graham, S.A., 2016, Detrital-zircon mixing and partitioning in fluvial to deep marine systems, central California: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 86, p. 1298-1307

Malkowski, M.A., Schwartz, T.M., Sharman, G.R., Sickmann, Z.T., Graham, S.A., 2017, Stratigraphic and provenance variations in the early evolution of the Magallanes-Austral foreland basin: implications for the role of longitudinal vs. transverse sediment dispersal during arc-continent collision: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 129, p. 349-371.

Ferrill, D.A., McGinnis, R.N., Morris, A.P., Smart, K.J., Sickmann, Z.T., Bentz, M., Lehrmann, D., Evans, M.A., 2014, Control of mechanical stratigraphy on bed-restricted jointing and normal faulting: Eagle Ford Formation, south-central Texas: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 98, p. 2477-2506.

Surpless, K.D., Sickmann, Z.T., Koplitz, T.A., 2014, East-derived strata in the Methow basin record rapid mid-Cretaceous uplift of the southern Coast Mountains batholith: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 51, p. 339-357.

Recent conference abstracts

Sickmann, Z.T., Paull, C.K., and Graham, S.A., 2017, Record of anthropogenic influence on sediment budgets in Monterey Submarine Canyon: GSA Annual Meeting, Seattle. Talk

Sickmann, Z.T., Paull, C.K., and Graham, S.A., 2016, Detrital-zircon mixing and partitioning in fluvial to deep marine systems, Central California, U.S.A.: AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Talk

Sickmann, Z.T., Graham, S.A., 2016, Stratigraphic evolution of the northern Magallanes-Austral Basin, Argentine Patagonia: AAPG Annual Convention, Calgary. Poster

Romans, B.W., Aucther, N.C., Bernhardt, A., Covault, J., Daniels, B.G., Fildani, A., Fosdick, J., Hubbard, S.M., Jobe, Z.R., Malkowski, M., Schwartz, T.M., Sickmann, Z.T., Stright, L., Graham, S.A., 2016, Stratigraphic record of foreland basin dynamics, Cretaceous Magallanes-Austral basin, Chile and Argentina: AAPG Convention and Exhibition, Calgary. Invited talk