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Department of Earth Sciences

Staff and Postgraduate Students

Prof. Dave Selby - all publications

Journal Article

  • Liu, J. & Selby, D. (2018). A matrix-matched reference material for validating petroleum Re-Os measurements. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 42(1): 97-113.
  • Jones, M.M., Ibarra, D.E., Gaoc, Y., Sageman, B.B., Selby, D., Chamberlain, P. & Graham, S.A. (2018). Evaluating Late Cretaceous OAEs and the influence of marine incursions on organic carbon burial in an expansive East Asian paleo-lake. Earth And Planetary Science Letters 484: 41-52.
  • Li, Y., Selby, D., Li, X.-H. & Ottley, C.J. (2018). Multisourced metals enriched by magmatic-hydrothermal fluids in stratabound deposits of the Middle–Lower Yangtze River metallogenic belt, China. Geology in press.
  • Li, Y., Li, X.-H., Selby, D. & Li, J.-W. (2018). Pulsed magmatic-fluid release for the formation of porphyry deposits: tracing fluid evolution in absolute time from the Tibetan Qulong Cu-Mo deposit. Geology 46(1): 7-10.
  • Li, Y., Li, J., Li, X., Selby, D., Huang, G., Chen, L. & Zheng, K. (2017). An Early Cretaceous carbonate replacement origin for the Xinqiao stratabound massive sulfide deposit, Middle-Lower Yangtze Metallogenic Belt, China. Ore Geology Reviews 80: 985-1003.
  • Xu, W., Ruhl, M., Jenkyns, H., Hesselbo, S., Riding, J., Selby, D., Naafs, D., Weijers, J., Pancost, R.D., Tegelaar, E.W. & Idiz, E. (2017). Carbon sequestration in an expanded lake system during the Toarcian oceanic anoxic event. Nature Geoscience 16(2): 129-134.
  • Rooney, A.D., Austermann, J., Smith, E.F., Li, Y., Selby, D., Dehler, C.M., Schmitz, M.D., Karlstrom, K.E. & Macdonald, F.A. (2017). Coupled Re-Os and U-Pb geochronology of the Tonian Chuar Group, Grand Canyon. GSA Bulletin in press.
  • Li, Y., Selby, D., Condon, D. & Tapster, S. (2017). Cyclic magmatic-hydrothermal evolution in porphyry systems: High-precision U-Pb and Re-Os geochronology constraints from the Tibetan Qulong porphyry Cu-Mo deposit. Economic Geology 112(6): 1419-1440.
  • Li, Z.-K., Bi, S.-J., Li, J.-W., Zhang, W., Cooke, D.R. & Selby, D. (2017). Distal Pb-Zn-Ag veins associated with the world-class Donggou porphyry Mo deposit, southern North China craton. Ore Geology Reviews 82: 232-251.
  • Them, T.R., Gill, B. C., Selby, D., Gröcke, D.R., Friedman, R.M. & Owens, J.D. (2017). Evidence for rapid weathering response to climatic warming during the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event. Scientific Reports 7(1): 5003.
  • Li, Y., Selby, D., Feely, M., Costanzo, A. & Li, X.-H. (2017). Fluid inclusion characteristics and molybdenite Re-Os geochronology of the Qulong porphyry copper-molybdenum deposit, Tibet. Mineralium Deposita 52(2): 137-158.
  • Chang, J., Li, J.-W., Selby, D., Liu, J.-C. & Deng, X.-D. (2017). Geological and chronological constraints on the long-lived Eocene Yulong porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, eastern Tibet, China: implications for lifespan of magmatic-hydrothermal processes forming giant and supergiant porphyry Cu deposits. Economic Geology 112(7): 1719-1746.
  • Pogge von Strandmann, P., Desrochers, A., Murphy, M.J., Finlay, A.J., Selby, D. & Lenton, T.M. (2017). Global climate stabilisation by chemical weathering during the Hirnantian glaciation. Geochemical Perspectives Letters 3(2): 230-237.
  • Horan, K, Hilton, R G, Selby, D , Ottley, C J , Gröcke, D R , Hicks, M & Burton, K W (2017). Mountain glaciation drives rapid oxidation of rock-bound organic carbon. Science Advances 3(10): e1701107.
  • Ge, X, Shen, C, Selby, D, Wang, G, Yang, Z, Gong, Y & Xiong, S (2017). Neoproterozoic-Cambrian petroleum system evolution of the Micang Shan Uplift, Northern Sichuan Basin, China: Insights from pyrobitumen Re-Os geochronology and apatite fission track analysis. AAPG Bulletin in press.
  • Racionero-Gómez, B., Sproson, A.D., Selby, D., Gannoun, A., Gröcke, D.R., Greenwell, H.C. & Burton, K.W. (2017). Osmium uptake, distribution, and 187Os/188Os and 187Re/188Os compositions in Phaeophyceae macroalgae, Fucus vesiculosus: Implications for determining the 187Os/188Os composition of seawater. Geochimica Cosmochimica et Acta 199: 48-57.
  • Ge, X., Shen, C., Selby, D., Wang, J., Ma, L., Ruan, X., Hu., S. & Mei, L. (2017). Petroleum generation timing and source in the Northern Longmen Shan Thrust Belt, Southwest China: Implications for multiple oil generation episodes and sources. AAPG Bulletin in press.
  • Delibaş, O., Moritz, R., Chiaradia, M., Selby, D., Ulianov, A. & Revan, M.K. (2017). Post-collisional magmatism and ore-forming systems in the Menderes massif: new constraints from the Miocene porphyry Mo–Cu Pınarbaşı system, Gediz–Kütahya, western Turkey. Mineralium Deposita 52(8): 1157-1178.
  • Liu, J., Selby, D., Obermajer, M. & Mort, A. (2017). Re-Os geochronology and oil-source correlation of the Duvernay petroleum system, Western Canada sedimentary basin: Implications for the application of the Re-Os geochronometer to petroleum systems. AAPG Bulletin in press.
  • Kelley, K.D., Selby, D., Falck, H. & Slack, J.F. (2017). Re-Os systematics and age of pyrite associated with stratiform Zn-Pb mineralization in the Howards Pass district, Yukon and Northwest Territories, Canada. Mineralium Deposita 52(3): 317-335.
  • Zeng, Z., Ma, Y., Chen, S., Selby, D., Wang, X. & Yin, X. (2017). Sulfur and lead isotopic compositions of massive sulfides from deep-sea hydrothermal systems: Implications for ore genesis and fluid circulation. Ore Geology Reviews 87: 155-171.
  • Veloso, E., Cembrano, J., Arancibia, G., Heuser, G., Neira, S., Siña, A., Garrido, I., Vermeesch, P. & Selby, D. (2017). Tectono-metallogenetic evolution of the Fe–Cu deposit of Dominga, northern Chile. Mineralium Deposita 52(4): 595-620.
  • Barra, F., Reich, M., Selby, D., Rojas, P., Simon, A., Salazar, E. & Palma, G. (2017). Unraveling the origin of the Andean IOCG clan: A Re-Os isotope approach. Ore Geology Reviews 81(Part 1): 62-78.
  • Alderton, D.H.M., Selby, D., Kucha, H. & Blundell, D.J. (2016). A multistage origin for Kupferschiefer mineralization. Ore Geology Reviews 79: 535-543.
  • Ge, X., Shen, C., Selby, D., Deng, D. & Mei, L. (2016). Apatite fission-track and Re-Os geochronology of the Xuefeng uplift, China: Temporal implications for dry gas associated hydrocarbon systems. Geology 44(6): 491-494.
  • Buret, Y., von Quadt, A., Heinrich, C.A., Selby, D., Wälle, M. & Peytcheva, I. (2016). From a long-lived upper-crustal magma chamber to rapid porphyry copper emplacement: Reading the geochemistry of zircon crystals at Bajo de la Alumbrera (NW Argentina). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 450: 120-131.
  • Moritz, R., Rezeau, H., Ovtcharova, M., Tayan, R., Melkonyan, R., Hovakimyan, S., Ramazanov, V., Selby, D., Ulianov, A., Chiaradia, M. & Putlitz, B. (2016). Long-lived, stationary magmatism and pulsed porphyry systems during Tethyan subduction to post-collision evolution in the southernmost Lesser Caucasus, Armenia and Nakhitchevan. Gondwana Research 37: 465-503.
  • Moritz, R., Melkonyan, R., Selby, D., Popkhadze, N., Gugushvili, V., Tayan, R. & Ramazanov, V. (2016). Metallogeny of the Lesser Caucasus: From arc construction to post-collision evolution. Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists 19: 157-192.
  • Dichiarante, A.M., Holdsworth, R.E., Dempsey, E.D., Selby, D., McCaffrey, K.J.W., Michie, U., Morgan, G. & Bonniface, J. (2016). New structural and Re–Os geochronological evidence constraining the age of faulting and associated mineralization in the Devonian Orcadian Basin, Scotland. Journal of the Geological Society 173(3): 457-473.
  • Akbulut, M., Oyman, T., Çiçek, M., Selby, D., Özgenç, İ. & Tokçaer, M. (2016). Petrography, mineral chemistry, fluid inclusion microthermometry and Re–Os geochronology of the Küre volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit (Central Pontides, Northern Turkey). Ore Geology Reviews 76: 1-18.
  • Racionero-Gómez, B., Sproson, A.D., Selby, D., Gröcke, D.R., Redden, H. & Greenwell, H.C. (2016). Rhenium uptake and distribution in phaeophyceae macroalgae, Fucus vesiculosus. Royal Society Open Science 3(5): 160161.
  • Rezeau, H., Moritz, R., Wotzlaw, J.-F., Tayan, R., Melkonyan, R., Ulianov, A., Selby, D., d'Abzac, F.-X. & Stern, R.A. (2016). Temporal and genetic link between incremental pluton assembly and pulsed porphyry Cu-Mo formation in accretionary orogens. Geology 44(8): 627-630.
  • Rooney, A.D., Selby, D., Lloyd, J.M., Roberts, D.H., Lückge, A., Sageman, B.B. & Prouty, N.G. (2016). Tracking millennial-scale Holocene glacial advance and retreat using osmium isotopes: Insights from the Greenland ice sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 138: 49-61.
  • Aleinikoff, J.N., Selby, D., Slack, J.F., Day, W.C., Pillers, R.M., Cosca, M.A., Seeger, C.M., Fanning, C.M. & Samson, I.M. (2016). U-Pb, Re-Os, and Ar/Ar Geochronology of Rare Earth Element (REE)-Rich Breccia Pipes and Associated Host Rocks from the Mesoproterozoic Pea Ridge Fe-REE-Au Deposit, St. Francois Mountains, Missouri. Economic Geology 111(8): 1883-1914.
  • Du Vivier, Alice D. C., Jacobson, Andrew D., Lehn, Gregory O., Selby, David, Hurtgen, Matthew T. & Sageman, Bradley B. (2015). Ca isotope stratigraphy across the Cenomanian–Turonian OAE 2: Links between volcanism, seawater geochemistry, and the carbonate fractionation factor. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 416: 121-131.
  • Zeng, Z., Ma, Y., Yin, X., Selby, D., Kong, F. & Chen, S. (2015). Factors affecting the rare earth element compositions in massive sulfides from deep-sea hydrothermal systems. Geochemistry, geophysics, geosystems 16(8): 2679-2693.
  • Chelle-Michou, C., Chiaradia, M., Selby, D., Ovtcharova, M. & Spikings, R.A. (2015). High-resolution geochronology of the Coroccohuayco porphyry-skarn deposit, Peru: A rapid product of the Incaic orogeny. Economic Geology 110(2): 423-443.
  • Bezard, R., Schaefer, B.F., Turner, S., Davidson, J.P. & Selby, D. (2015). Lower crustal assimilation in oceanic arcs: Insights from an osmium isotopic study of the Lesser Antilles. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 150: 330-344.
  • Du Vivier, A. D. C., Selby, D., Condon, D. J., Takashima, R. & Nishi, H. (2015). Pacific 187Os/188Os isotope chemistry and U-Pb geochronology: synchroneity of global Os isotope change across OAE 2. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 428: 204-216.
  • Chinnasamy, S.S., Uken, R., Reinhardt, J., Selby, D. & Johnson, S. (2015). Pressure, temperature, and timing of mineralization of the sedimentary rock-hosted orogenic gold deposit at Klipwal, southeastern Kaapvaal Craton, South Africa. Mineralium Deposita 50(6): 739-766.
  • Holdsworth, R.E., Dempsey, E., Selby, D., Darling, J.R., Feely, M., Costanzo, A., Strachan, R.A., Waters, P., Finlay, A.J. & Porter, S.J. (2015). Silurian–Devonian magmatism, mineralization, regional exhumation and brittle strike-slip deformation along the Loch Shin Line, NW Scotland. Journal of the Geological Society, London 172(6): 748-762.
  • Rice, C.M., Mark, D.F., Selby, D., Neilson, J. & Davidheiser-Kroll, B. (2015). The age and geological setting of quartz vein-hosted gold mineralisation at Curraghinalt, Northern Ireland: Implications for genesis and classification. Economic Geology
  • Hemmesch, N.T., Harris, N.B., Mnich, C.A. & Selby, D. (2014). A sequence-stratigraphic framework for the Upper Devonian Woodford Shale, Permian Basin, west Texas. AAPG Bulletin 98(1): 23-47.
  • Porter, S.J., Selby, D. & Vyllinniskii, C. (2014). Characterising the nickel isotopic composition of organic-rich marine sediments. Chemical Geology 387: 12-21.
  • White, A., Burgess, R., Charnley, N., Selby, D., Whitehouse, M., Robb, L. & Waters, D. (2014). Constraints on the timing of late-Eburnean metamorphism, gold mineralisation and regional exhumation at Damang mine, Ghana. Precambrian Research 243: 18-38.
  • Prouty, N.G., Roark, E.B., Koenig, A., Demopoulos, A.W., Batista, F.C., Kocar, B.D., Selby, D., McCarthy, M.D. & Mienis, F. (2014). Deep-sea coral record of human impact on watershed quality in the Mississippi River Basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 28(1): 29-43.
  • Hughes, H.S.R., McDonald, I., Goodenough, K.M., Ciborowski, T.J.R., Kerr, A.C., Davies, J.H.F.L. & Selby, D. (2014). Enriched lithospheric mantle keel below the Scottish margin of the North Atlantic Craton: Evidence from the Palaeoproterozoic Scourie Dyke Swarm and mantle xenoliths. Precambrian Research 250: 97-126.
  • Du Vivier, A.D.C., Selby, D., Sageman, B.B, Jarvis, I., Gröcke, D.R. & Voigt, S. (2014). Marine 187Os/188Os isotope stratigraphy reveals the interaction of volcanism and ocean circulation during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2. Earth And Planetary Science Letters 389(1): 23-33.
  • Bertoni, M.E., Rooney, A.D., Selby, D., Alkmim, F.F. & Le Heron, D.P. (2014). Neoproterozoic Re–Os systematics of organic-rich rocks in the São Francisco Basin, Brazil and implications for hydrocarbon exploration. Precambrian Research 255(1): 355-366.
  • Porter, S.J., Smith, P.L., Carruthers, A.H., Hou, P., Gröcke, D.R. & Selby, D. (2014). New high resolution geochemistry of Lower Jurassic marine sections in western North America: A global positive carbon isotope excursion in the Sinemurian? Earth and Planetary Science Letters 397: 19-31.
  • Lawley, C.J., Selby, D., Condon, D. & Imber, J. (2014). Palaeoproterozoic orogenic gold style mineralization at the Southwestern Archaean Tanzanian cratonic margin, Lupa Goldfield, SW Tanzania: Implications from U–Pb titanite geochronology. Gondwana Research 26(3-4): 1141-1158.
  • Rooney, A.D., Macdonald, F., Strauss, J.V., Dudás, F.Ö., Hallmann, C. & Selby, D. (2014). Re-Os geochronology and coupled Os-Sr isotope constraints on the Sturtian snowball Earth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(1): 51-56.
  • Cumming, V.M., Selby, D., Lillis, P.G. & Lewan, M.D. (2014). Re–Os geochronology and Os isotope fingerprinting of petroleum sourced from a Type I lacustrine kerogen: Insights from the natural Green River petroleum system in the Uinta Basin and hydrous pyrolysis experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 138: 32-56.
  • Sperling, E.A., Rooney, A.D., Hays, L., Sergeeva, V.N., Vorob’eva, N.G., Sergeeva, N.D., Pearson, A., Selby, D., Johnston, D.T. & Knoll, A.H. (2014). Redox heterogeneity of subsurface waters in the Mesoproterozoic ocean. Geobiology 12(5): 373-386.
  • Zeng, Z., Chen, S., Selby, D., Yin, X. & Wang, X. (2014). Rhenium–osmium abundance and isotopic compositions of massive sulfides from modern deep-sea hydrothermal systems: Implications for vent associated ore forming processes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 396: 223-234.
  • Hassanpour, S., Alirezaei, S., Rasa, I., Selby, D. & Sergeev, S (2014). SHRIMP zircon U–Pb and biotite and hornblende Ar–Ar geochronology of Sungun, Haftcheshmeh, Kighal, and Niaz porphyry Cu–Mo systems: evidence for an early Miocene porphyry-style mineralization in northwest Iran. International Journal of Earth Sciences
  • Vernon, R., Holdsworth, R.E., Selby, D., Dempsey, E., Finlay, A.J. & Fallick, A.E. (2014). Structural characteristics and Re–Os dating of quartz-pyrite veins in the Lewisian Gneiss Complex, NW Scotland: Evidence of an Early Paleoproterozoic hydrothermal regime during terrane amalgamation. Precambrian Research 246: 256-267.
  • Wanhainen, C., Nigatu, W., Selby, D., McLeod, C., Nordin, R. & Bolin, N-J. (2014). The Distribution, Character, and Rhenium Content of Molybdenite in the Aitik Cu-Au-Ag-(Mo) Deposit and Its Southern Extension in the Northern Norrbotten Ore District, Northern Sweden. Minerals 4(4): 788-814.
  • Cumming, V.M., Poulton, S.W., Rooney, A.D. & Selby, D. (2013). Anoxia in the terrestrial environment during the Late Mesoproterozoic. Geology 41(5): 583-586.
  • Li, K., Li, J., Zhao, X., Selby, D., Bi, S., Sui, J. & Zhao, Z. (2013). Crustal-Extension Ag-Pb-Zn Veins in the Xiong’ershan District, southern North China Craton: A Case Study of the Shagou Deposit. Economic Geology 108: 1703-1729.
  • Lillis, P.G. & Selby, D. (2013). Evaluation of the Rhenium-Osmium geochronometer in the Phosphoria Petroleum System, Bighorn Basin of Wyoming and Montana, USA. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 118: 312-330.
  • Tang, K, Li, J, Selby, D, Bi, S & Deng, X (2013). Geology, mineralization, and geochronology of the Qianhe gold deposit, southern North China Craton. Mineralium Deposita
  • Lawley, C.J., Selby, D., Condon, D.J., Horstwood, M., Millar, I., Crowley, Q. & Imber, J. (2013). Lithogeochemistry, Geochronology and Geodynamic Setting of the Lupa Terrane, Tanzania: Implications for the Extent of the Archean Tanzanian Craton. Precambrian Research 231: 174-193.
  • Li, J., Vasconcelos, P.M., Zhou, M., Deng, X., Cohen, B., Bi, Zhao, X., & Selby, D. (2013). Longevity of magmatic-hydrothermal systems in the Daye Cu-Fe-Au District, eastern China with implications for mineral exploration. Ore Geology Reviews 57: 375-392.
  • Harris, N.B., Mnich, C.A., Selby, D. & Korn, D. (2013). Minor and Trace Element and Re-Os Chemistry of the Upper Devonian Woodford Shale, Permian Basin, West Texas: Insights into Metal Abundance and Basin Processes. Chemical Geology 356: 76-93.
  • Porter, S.J., Selby, D., Suzuki, K. & Gröcke, D.R. (2013). Opening of a trans-Pangaean marine corridor during the Early Jurassic: Insights from osmium isotopes across the Sinemurian–Pliensbachian GSSP, Robin Hood's Bay, UK. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 375: 50-58.
  • Lawley, C.J., Selby, D. & Imber, J. (2013). Re-Os Molybdenite, Pyrite, and Chalcopyrite Geochronology, Lupa Goldfield, Southwestern Tanzania: Tracing Metallogenic Time Scales at Midcrustal Shear Zones Hosting Orogenic Au Deposits. Economic geology 108(7): 1591-1613.
  • Lawley, C.J., Imber, J. & Selby, D. (2013). Structural Controls on Orogenic Au Mineralization During Transpression: Lupa Goldfield, Southwestern Tanzania. Economic Geology 108(7): 1615-1640.
  • Zhao, X., Zhou, M., Li, J., Selby, D., Li, X. & Qi, L. (2013). Sulfide Re-Os and Rb-Sr isotope dating of the Kangdian IOCG metallogenic province, southwest China: Implications for regional metallogenesis. Economic Geology 108: 1489-1498.
  • Schoepfer, S. D., Henderson, C. M., Garrison, G. H., Foriel, J., Ward, P. W., Selby, D., Hower, J. C., Algeo, T. J. & Sheng, Y. (2013). Termination of a continent-margin upwelling system at the Permian-Triassic boundary (Opal Creek, Alberta, Canada). Global and Planetary Change 105: 21-35.
  • Deng, X.D., Li, J.W., Zhao, X.F., Hu, Z.C., Hu, H., Selby, D. & de Souza, Z. (2013). U–Pb isotope and trace element analysis of columbite-(Mn) and zircon by laser ablation ICP–MS: Implications for geochronology of pegmatite and associated ore deposits. Chemical Geology 344: 1-11.
  • Holwell, D.A, Selby, D, Boyce, A.J, Gilbertson, J.A & Abraham-James, T (2012). An Re-Os date for molybdenite-bearing quartz vein mineralization within the Kangerlussuaq alkaline complex, East Greenland: Implications for the timing of regional metallogenesis. Economic Geology 107: 713-722.
  • Rowbotham, JR, Dyer, PW, Greenwell, HC, Selby, D & Theodorou, MK (2012). Copper(II)-mediated thermolysis of alginates: a model kinetic study on the influence of metal ions in the thermochemical processing of macroalgae. Interface Focus 3(1): 20120046.
  • Rooney, A.D., Selby, D, Lewan, M.D., Lillis, P.G. & Houzay, J-P. (2012). Evaluating Re-Os systematics in organic-rich sedimentary rocks in response to petroleum generation using hydrous pyrolysis experiments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 77: 275-291.
  • Li, Jian-Wei, Bi, Shi-Jian, Selby, David, Chen, Lei, Vasconcelos, Paulo, Thiede, David, Zhou, Mei-Fu, Zhao, Xin-Fu, Li, Zhan-Ke & Qiu, Hua-Ning (2012). Giant Mesozoic gold provinces related to the destruction of the North China Craton. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 349-350: 26-37.
  • Finlay, A. J., Selby, D. & Osborne, M. J. (2012). Petroleum source rock identification of United Kingdom Atlantic Margin oil fields and the Western Canadian Oil Sands using Platinum, Palladium, Osmium and Rhenium: Implications for global petroleum systems. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 313-314: 95-104.
  • Reid, A., Smith, R.N., Baker, T., Jagodzinki, E.A., Selby., D. Gregory, C.J. & Skirrow, R., (2012). Re-Os dating of molybdenite within hematite-breccias from the Vulcan Cu-Au prospect, Olympic Cu-Au province, south Australia. Economic Geology 108: 871-882.
  • Lawley, C.J.M & Selby, D (2012). Re-Os Geochronology of Quartz Enclosed Ultra-fine Molybdenite: Implications for Ore Geochronology. Economic Geology 107(7): 1499-1506.
  • Cumming, V.M, Selby, D & Lillis, P.G (2012). Re–Os geochronology of the lacustrine Green River Formation: Insights into direct depositional dating of lacustrine successions, Re–Os systematics and paleocontinental weathering. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 359-360: 194-205.
  • Li, Jian-Wei, Li, Zhan-Ke, Zhou, Mei-Fu, Chen, Lei, Bi, Shi-Jian, Deng, Xiao-Dong, Qiu, Hua-Ning, Cohen, B, Selby, D & Zhao, Xin-Fu (2012). The Early Cretaceous Yangzhaiyu Lode Gold Deposit, North China Craton: A link between carton reactivation and gold veining. Economic Geology 107: 43-79.
  • Finlay, A.J., McComish, J.M. Ottley, C.J., Bates, C.R. & Selby, D. (2012). Trace element fingerprinting of ceramic building material from Carpow and York Roman fortresses manufactured by the VI Legion. Journal of Archaeological Science
  • Finlay, A. J., Selby, D & Osborne, M. J (2011). Re-Os geochronology and fingerprinting of United Kingdom Atlantic margin oil: Temporal implications for regional petroleum systems. Geology 39(5): 475-478.
  • Rooney, A. D., Chew, D. M. & Selby, D. (2011). Re-Os geochronology of the Neoproterozoic-Cambrian Dalradian Supergroup of Scotland and Ireland: Implications for Neoproterozoic stratigraphy, glaciations and Re-Os systematics. Precambrian Research 185: 202-214.
  • Kerr, A & Selby, D (2011). The timing of epigenetic gold mineralization on the Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada: new evidence from Re-Os pyrite geochronology. Mineralium Deposita
  • Finlay, A. J., , Selby, D.,, Osborne, M. & Finucane, D. (2010). Fault-charged mantle-fluid contamination of United Kingdom North Sea oils: Insights from Re-Os isotopes. Geology 38(11): 979-982.
  • Feely, M., Selby, D., , Conliffe, J., & Hunt, J. (2010). Long-lived granite-related molybdenite mineralisation at Connemara, western Irish Caledonides. Geological Magazine
  • Conliffe, J. Selby, D., Porter, S.J. & Feely, M. (2010). Re-Os molybdenite dates from the Ballachulish and Kilmelford Igneous Complexes (Scottish Highlands): Age constraints for late-Caledonian magmatism. Journal of the Geological Society, London 167: 297-302.
  • Rooney, A.D., Selby, D., Houzay, J-P. & Renne, P.R. (2010). Re–Os geochronology of a Mesoproterozoic sedimentary succession, Taoudeni basin, Mauritania: Implications for basin-wide correlations and Re–Os organic-rich sediments systematics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 289(3-4): 486-496.
  • Porter, S.J., & Selby, D. (2010). Rhenium-Osmium (Re-Os) molybdenite systematics and geochronology of the Cruchan Granite skarn mineralization, Etive Complex: implications for emplacement chronology. Scottish Journal of Geology 46: 17-21.
  • Finlay, A.J., Selby, D. & Gröcke, D.R. (2010). Tracking the Hirnantian glaciation using Os isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 293(3-4): 339-348.
  • Kendall, B. S., Creaser, R. A. & Selby, D. (2009). 187Re-187Os geochronology of Precambrian organic-rich sedimentary rocks. Geological Society, London, Special Publications 326: 85-107.
  • Selby, D., , Kelley, K.D., Hitzman, M.W., & Zieg, J. (2009). Re-Os sulfide (bornite, chalcopyrite and pyrite) systematics of the carbonate-hosted copper deposits at Ruby Creek, southern Brooks Range, Alaska. Economic Geology 104: 437-444.
  • Selby, D., , Mutterlose, J., & Condon, D.J. (2009). U-Pb and Re-Os Geochronology of the Aptian/Albian and Cenomanian/Turonian stage boundaries: Implications for timescale calibration, osmium isotope seawater composition and Re-Os systematics in organic-rich sediments. Chemical Geology 265: 394-409.
  • Selby, D. (2009). U-Pb zircon geochronology of the Aptian/Albian boundary implies that the GL-O international glauconite standard is anomalously young. Cretaceous Research 30: 1263-1267.
  • Morelli, R.M., Creaser, R.A., Seltmann, R. Stuart, F.M., Selby, D. & Graupner, T. (2007). Age of and source constraints for the Giant Murantau gold deposit, Uzbekistan, from coupled Re-Os-He isotopes in arsenopyrite. Geology 35: 795-798.
  • Selby, D., Creaser, R.A., Stein, H. J., Markey, R. J. & Hannah, J. L. (2007). Assessment of the 187Re decay constant by cross calibration of Re–Os molybdenite and U–Pb zircon chronometers in magmatic ore systems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71(8): 1999-2013.
  • Selby, D. (2007). Direct rhenium-osmium age of the oxfordian-kimmidgian boundary, Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye, UK and the Late Jurassic geologic timescale. Norwegian Journal of Geology 87: 291-299.
  • Selby, D., Creaser, R. A. & Fowler, M. G. (2007). Re-Os elemental and isotopic systematics in crude oils. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71: 378-386.
  • Feely, M., Selby, D., Conliffe, J. & Judge, M. (2007). The role and temporal evolution of granite–related molybdenite mineral systems along the Caledonian-Appalachian orogen: Implications from Re-Os geochronology and fluid inclusion microthermometry. Applied Earth Science (IMM Transactions section B) 116(3): 143-149.
  • Kendall, B., Creaser, R. A. & Selby, D. (2006). Re-Os geochronology of the post-glacial black shales in Australia: Constraints on the timing of “Sturtian” glaciation. Geology 34: 729-732.
  • Selby, D & Creaser, R.A (2005). Direct radiometric dating of hydrocarbon deposits using Rhenium-Osmium isotopes. Science 308(5726): 1293-1295.
  • Selby, D & Creaser, R.A (2005). Direct radiometric dating of the Devonian-Mississippian time-scale boundary using the Re-Os black shale geochronometer. Geology 33(7): 545-548.
  • Selby, D, Creaser, R.A, Dewing, K & Fowler, M (2005). Evaluation of bitumen as a 187Re-187Os geochronometer for hydrocarbon maturation and migration: A case study from the Polaris MVT deposit, Canada. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 235(1-2): 1-15.
  • Selby, D, Creaser, R.A & Feely, M (2004). Accurate and precise Re-Os molybdenite dates from the Galway Granite, Ireland. A Critical Comment to: 'Disturbance of the Re-Os chronometer of molybdenites from the late-Caledonian Galway Granite, Ireland, by hydrothermal fluid circulation.'. Geochemical Journal 35: 29-35.
  • Kendall, B.S, Creaser, R.A, Ross, G.M & Selby, D (2004). Constraints on the timing of Marinoan 'Snowball Earth' glaciation by 187Re-187Os dating of a Neoproterozoic, post-glacial black shale in Western Canada. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 222: 729-740.
  • Selby, D & Creaser, R.A (2004). Macroscale NTIMS and microscale LA-MC-ICP-MS Re-Os isotopic analysis of molybdenite: Testing spatial restrictions for reliable Re-Os age determinations, and implications for the decoupling of Re and Os within molybdenite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 68: 3897-3908.
  • Morelli, R.M, Creaser, R.A & Selby, D (2004). Re-Os sulfide geochronology from the Red Dog sedimentary-hosted Zn-Pb-Ag deposit, Alaska. Economic Geology 99: 1569-1576.
  • Selby, D, Creaser, R.A, Heaman, L.M & Hart, C.J.R (2003). Re-Os and U-Pb geochronology of the Clear Creek, Dublin Gulch and Mactung deposits, Tombstone Gold Belt, Canada: Absolute timing relationships between plutonism and mineralization. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 40: 1839-1852.
  • Selby, D & Creaser, R.A (2003). Re-Os geochronology of organic rich sediments: An evaluation of organic matter analysis methods. Chemical Geology 200: 225-240.
  • Selby, D, Creaser, R.A, Hart, C.J.R, Rombach, C.S, Thompson, J.F.H, Smith, M.T, Bakke, A & Goldfarb, R.J (2002). Absolute timing of sulfide and gold mineralization: A comparison of Re-Os molybdenite and Ar-Ar mica methods from the Tintina Gold Belt, Alaska. Geology 30(9): 791-794.
  • Creaser, R.A, Sannigrahi, P, Chacko, T & Selby, D (2002). Further evaluation of the Re-Os geochronometer in organic-rich sedimentary rocks: A test of hydrocarbon maturation effects in the Exshaw Formation, Western Canada Sedimentary Basin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 66: 3441-3452.
  • Selby, D, Nesbitt, B. E, Creaser, R. A, Reynolds, P. H & Muehlenbachs, K (2001). Evidence of a Non-Magmatic Component in Potassic Hydrothermal Fluids of Porphyry Cu-Au-Mo Systems, Yukon, Canada. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 65: 571-587.
  • Selby, D & Creaser, R. A (2001). Late and Mid Cretaceous mineralization in the Northern Canadian Cordillera: Constraints from Re-Os molybdenite dates. Economic Geology 96: 1461-1467.
  • Selby, D & Creaser, R. A., (2001). Re-Os Geochronology and Systematics in Molybdenite from the Endako Porphyry Molybdenum Deposit, British Columbia, Canada. Economic Geology 96: 197-204.
  • Selby, D & Nesbitt, B. E., (2000). Biotite Chemistry of the Casino Porphyry Cu-Au-Mo Mineralization, Yukon, Canada: Evaluation of Magmatic and Hydrothermal Fluid Chemistry. Chemical Geology 171: 77-93.
  • Selby, D, Nesbitt, B. E, Muehlenbachs, K & Prochaska, W (2000). Hydrothermal Alteration and Fluid Chemistry the Endako Porphyry Molybdenum System, British Columbia. Economic Geology 95: 183-202.
  • Selby, D., Creaser, R.A. & Nesbitt, B.E. (1999). Geochemical and Sr-Nd-Pb Systematics of Crystalline Rocks from the Dawson Range, Yukon, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 36: 1463-1481.