Riggs, N.R., Oberling, Z.A., Howell, E.R., Parker, W.G., Barth, A.P., Cecil, M.R., Walker, J.D., 2016, Sources of volcanic detritus in the basal Chinle Formation, southwestern North America, and implications for the Early Mesozoic magmatic arc: Geosphere, v.12, p.439-463.
Cecil, M.R., Saleeby, Z., Saleeby, J.B., Farley, K.A., 2014, Pliocene – Quaternary subsidence and exhumation of the southeastern San Joaquin Basin, California, in response to mantle lithosphere removal: Geosphere, v.10, p. 129-147.
Cecil, M.R., Rotberg, G.L., Ducea, M.N., Saleeby, J.B., and Gehrels, G.E., 2012, Magmatic growth and batholithic root development in the northern Sierra Nevada, California: Geosphere, v. 8, p. 592 - 606.
Lackey, J.S., Cecil, M.R., Windham, C.J., Frazer, R.E., Bindeman, I.N., and Gehrels, G.E., 2012, Fine Gold Intrusive Suite: The roles of basement terranes and magma source development in the Early Cretaceous Sierra Nevada batholith: Geosphere, v. 8, p. 292 - 313.
Girardi, J.D., Patchett, P.J., Ducea, M.N., Gehrels, G.E., Cecil, M.R., Rusmore, M.E., Woodsworth, G., Pearson, D.M., and Manthei, C., 2012, Elemental and isotopic evidence for granitoid genesis from deep-seated sources in the Coast Mountains Batholith, British Columbia: Journal of Petrology, v. 53, p. 1505-1536.
Cecil, M.R., Gehrels, G.E., Ducea, M.N., and Patchett, P.J., 2011, U-Pb-Hf characterization of the central Coast Mountains batholith: Implications for petrogenesis and crustal architecture: Lithosphere, v. 3, p. 247 - 260.
Cecil, M.R., and Ducea, M.N., 2010, K-Ca ages of authigenic sediments: Examples from Paleozoic glauconite and applications to low-temperature thermochronometry: International Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 100, p. 1783 - 1790.
Cecil, M.R., Ducea, M.N., Reiners, P.R., Gehrels, G.E., Mulch, A., Allen, C., and Campbell, I., 2010, Provenance of Eocene fluvial deposits from the central-northern Sierra Nevada and implications for paleotopography: Tectonics, v. 29, 13 p.
Cecil, M.R., Chase, C.G., and Wolfe, J.A., 2007, Geologic and stratigraphic context of paleoflora from Eocene river systems, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, v. 258, p. 119-128. (Special paleobotany volume honoring Wolfe and Dilcher)
Cecil, M.R., Ducea, M.N., Reiners, P.W., and Chase, C.G., 2006, Cenozoic exhumation of the northern Sierra Nevada, California, from (U-Th)/He thermochronology: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 118, p. 1481-1488.