Alain Tremblay

A. Tremblay

Géologie structurale et
ressources minérales

Université du Québec à Montréal
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère

tremblay.a [at] (tremblay[dot]a[at]uqam[dot]ca)

- Structure des ophiolites de la Cordillère canadienne et des Dinarides d’Albanie : implications pour la  genèse de la croûte océanique.
- Géochronologie, structure et évolution tectonique des Appalaches du Québec et de la Nouvelle-Angleterre.
- Le système de rift St-Laurent dans la région de Montréal : caractérisation structurale et contraintes géochronologiques.
- Analyse structurale et géochronologie des terrains gneissiques de la Province du Supérieur, Québec

Perrot, M., Tremblay, A. and David, J., 2017Detrital zircon U-Pb geochronology of the Magog Group, southern Quebec–stratigraphic and tectonic implications for the Quebec AppalachiansAmerican Journal of Science 317 (10), 1049-1094.

Tremblay, A., Pinet, N., 2016Late Neoproterozoic to Permian tectonic evolution of the Quebec Appalachians, CanadaEarth-Science Reviews 160, 131-170.

De Souza, S., Tremblay, A., Ruffet, G., 2015Reply to discussion: Taconian orogenesis, sedimentation and magmatism in the Southern Quebec-Northern Vermont Appalachians: Stratrigraphic and detrital mineral record of Iapetan suturingAmerican Journal of Science 315 (5), 501-506. 

Qadi, A., Cloutis, E., Samson, C., Whyte, L., Ellery, A., Bell, J.F., Berard, G., Boivin, A., Haddad, E., Lavoie, J., Jamroz, W., Kruzelecky, R., Mack, A., Mann, P., Olsen, K., Perrot, M., Popa, D., Rhind, T., Sharma, R., Stromberg, J., Strong, K., Tremblay, A., Wilhelm, R., Wing, B., Wong, B., 2015Mars methane analogue mission: Mission simulation and rover operations at Jeffrey Mine and Norbestos Mine Quebec, CanadaAdvances in Space Research 55 (10), 2414-2426. 

Méjean, P., Garduño-Monroy, V.-H., Pinti, D.L., Ghaleb, B., Bouvier, L., Gomez-Vasconcelos, M.G., Tremblay, A., 2015U–Th dating of broken speleothems from Cacahuamilpa cave, Mexico: Are they recording past seismic events? Journal of South American Earth Sciences 57, 23-31.

Tremblay, A., Meshi, A., Deschamps, T., Goulet, F., Goulet, N., 2015The Vardar zone as a suture for the Mirdita ophiolites, Albania: Constraints from the structural analysis of the Korabi-Pelagonia zoneTectonics 34 (2), 352-375

De Souza, S., Tremblay, A., Ruffet, G. 2014, Taconian orogenesis, sedimentation and magmatism in the southern Quebec-northern Vermont Appalachians: Stratigraphic and detrital mineral record of Iapetan suturing, American Journal of Science, vol. 314, no. 7, pp. 1065-1103.

Pinti, D.L., Castro, M.C., Shouakar-Stash, O., Tremblay, A., Garduño, V.H., Hall, C.M., Hélie, J.-F., Ghaleb, B. 2013, Evolution of the geothermal fluids at Los Azufres, Mexico, as traced by noble gas isotopes, δ18O, δD, δ13C and 87Sr/86Sr, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol. 249, pp. 1-11. 

Tremblay, A., Roden-Tice, M.K., Brandt,J.A. & Megan, T.W. 2013, Mesozoic fault reactivation along the St. Lawrence rift system, Eastern Canada: thermochronologic evidence from apatite fission-track dating. Geological Society of America Bulletin, vol. 125, pp. 794-810. 

Pickler, C., Pinti, D.L., Ghaleb, B., Garduño, V.H., Tremblay, A. 2012. Radium depletion and 210Pb/226Ra disequilibrium of Marítaro hydrothermal deposits, Los Azufres geothermal field, Mexico. Geochemical Journal. 46, 493-504. 

Sasseville, C., Clauer, N., Tremblay, A. 2012.  Timing of fault reactivation in the upper crust of the St. Lawrence rift system, Canada, by K-Ar dating of illite-rich fault rocks, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 49, no. 5, pp. 637-652.

Pinti, D.L., Béland-Otis, C., Tremblay, A., Castro, M.C., Hall, C.M., Marcil, J.-S., Lavoie, J.-Y., Lapointe, R., 2011. Fossil brines preserved in the St-Lawrence Lowlands, Québec, Canada as revealed by their chemistry and noble gas isotopes, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75, 4228-4243.

De Souza, S., Tremblay, A., 2010. The Rivière-des-Plante ultramafic Complex, southern Québec : Stratigraphy, structure and implications for the Chain Lakes massif, From Rodinia to Pangea: The Lithotectonic Record of the Appalachian Region, Publication n°2009-0020.

Pagé, P., Bédard, J.H., Tremblay, A., 2009. Geochemical variations in a depleted fore-arc mantle: The Ordovician Thetford Mines Ophiolite, Lithos, 113(1-2), 21-47. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2009.03.030. 

Pinet, N., Tremblay, A., 2009. Structural analysis of the Velardeña mining district, Mexico: A faulted Au-Ag-rich hydrothermal system, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 46 (2), 123-138.

Tremblay, A., Meshi, A., Bédard, J.H., 2009. Oceanic core complexes and ancient oceanic lithosphere: Insights from Iapetan and Tethyan ophiolites (Canada and Albania), Tectonophysics, 473 (1-2), 36-52 , 10.1016/j.tecto.2008.08.003.

Malo, M., Ruffet, G., Pincivy, A., Tremblay, A., 2008. 40Ar/39Ar study of oceanic and continental deformation processes during an oblique collision: the Taconian orogeny in the Québec re-entrant of the Canadian Appalachians, Tectonics, 27(4), Article number TC4001.

Sasseville, C., Tremblay, A., Clauer, N., Liewig, N., 2008. K-Ar time constraints on the evolution of polydeformed fold-thrust belts: the case of the Northern Appalachians (southern Quebec ), Journal of Geodynamics, 45, 99-119.

Pagé, P., Bédard, J.H., Schroetter, J.-M., Tremblay, A.,  2008. Mantle Petrology and Mineralogy of the Thetford Mines Ophiolite Complex, Lithos, 100, 255-292.

Castonguay, S., Ruffet, G., Tremblay, A., 2007. Dating polyphase deformation across low-grade metamorphic belts: An example based on 40Ar/39Ar muscovite age constraints from the southern Quebec Appalachians, Canada, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 119, 978-992.

Bédard, J.H., Schroetter, J.-M., Pagé, P., Tremblay, A.,  Bécu, V., 2007. Overview of the geology and Cr-PGE potential of the Southern Québec Ophiolite Belt, in Goodfellow, W.D. (Editor). Mineral Resources of Canada : A synthesis of major deposit-types, district metallogeny, the evolution of geological provinces, and exploration methods, Geological Survey of Canada Special Volume.

Faure, S., Tremblay, A., Malo, M., Angelier, J., 2006. Paleostress analysis of Atlantic Crustal Extension in the Québec Appalachians, The Journal of Geology, 114, 435-448.

Schroetter, J.-M., Tremblay, A., Bédard, J.H., Villeneuve, M., 2006. Syncollisional basin development in the Appalachian orogen: the Saint-Daniel mélange, southern Québec , Canada, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 118, 109-125.

Tremblay, A., Pinet, N.,  2005. Diachronous supracrustal extension in an intraplate setting and the origin of the Connecticut Valley-Gaspé and Merrimack troughs, Northern Appalachians, Geological Magazine, 142 (1), 7-22.

Schroetter, J.-M.,  Tremblay, A.,  Bédard, J.H.,  2005. Structural evolution of the Thteford-Mines ophiolitic Complex ,  Canada : implications for the Southern Quebec Ophiolitic Belt, Tectonics, 24, TC2099, doi:10.1029/2005TC001799.

Faure, S., Tremblay, A.,  Malo., M., 2004. Reconstruction of Taconian and Acadian stress in the Quebec and northern New Brunswick Appalachians, Canadian Journal of Earth Science, 41, 619-634.

Tremblay, A., Long, B., Massé, M., 2003. Supracrustal faults of the St. Lawrence rift system, Quebec : kinematics and geometry as revealed by field mapping and marine seismic reflection data, Tectonophysics, 369, 231-252.

Rocher, M., Tremblay, A., Lavoie, D., Campeau, A., 2003. Britlle fault evolution of the Montréal area (St.Lawrence Lowlands, Canada) : rift-related structural inheritance and tectonism approached by palaeostress analysis, Geological Magazine140, 157-172.

Lavoie, D., Malo, M., Tremblay, A., 2003. The Cambrian-Ordovician successions along the ancient continental margin of Laurentia - recent advances, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 131-133.

Pincivy, A., Malo, M., Ruffet, G., Tremblay, A., Sacks, P., 2003. Regional metamorphism of the Appalachian Humber zone of Gaspé Peninsula: 40Ar/39Ar evidence for crustal thickening during the Taconian orogeny, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 301-315.

Castonguay, S., Tremblay, A.  2003. Tectonic evolution and significance of Silurian-Early Devonian hinterland-directed deformation in the internal Humber zone of the southern Québec Appalachians, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 255-268.

Glasmacher, U., Tremblay, A., Clauer, N., 2003. K-Ar ages from the external Humber zone, southern Québec Appalachians, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 285-300.

Lemieux, Y., Tremblay, A., Lavoie, D., 2003. Structural analysis of supracrustal faults in the Charlevoiz area, Québec: relation to impact cratering, Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 40, 221-235.

Schroetter, J.-M., Pagé, P., Bédard, J.H., Tremblay, A., Bécu, V., 2003. Forearc extension and sea-floor spreading inf the Thetford-Mines Ophiolite Complex, in Dilek, Y. & Robinson, P.T. (eds), Ophiolites in earth history, Geological Society, London , Special Paper 218: pp. 231-251.

Tremblay, A. ,Castonguay, S., 2002. The structural evolution of the Laurentian margin revisited (southern Quebec ): implications for the Salinian Orogeny and Appalachian successor basins, Geology, 30, 79-82.

Glasmacher, U.A., Lopez-Martinez, A., Tremblay, A., Zentilli, M., Wagner, G.A., 2002. Cretaceous to Tertiary tectono-thermal evolution of the Laurentian margin in Quebec , Canada - preliminary results, International Workshop on AFission-track AnalysisTheory and Applications, Cadiz  Spain , Geotemas, 4, 83-87.

Ferkous, K., Tremblay, A.,  2001. Thrust-related gold-bearing tourmaline-quartz veins: The Wrightbar mine, Val d'Or mining camp ( Abitibi , Canada ) in Proceedings of mineral deposits at the beginning 21st Century, Piestrzynski et al. (eds), pp. 735-738.

Rocher M., Tremblay, A.,  2001. L’effondrement de la plate-forme du Saint-Laurent: ouverture de Iapetus ou de l'Atlantique? Apport de la reconstitution des paléocontraintes dans la région de la ville de Québec (Canada), Comptes-Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences Série II Fascicule A, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes, 333, 171-178.

Tremblay, A.,  2001. Post-mineralization faults in the Beaufor gold deposit, Abitibi Greenstone Belt, Canada : geometry, origin and tectonic implications for the Val d'Or mining district, Economic Geology, 96, 509-524.

Castonguay, S., Ruffet, G., Tremblay, A., Féraud, G., 2001. Tectonometamorphic evolution of the southern Quebec Appalachians: 40Ar/39Ar evidence for Ordovician crustal thickening and Silurian exhumation of the internal Humber zone, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 113, 144-160.

Ferkous, K., Tremblay, A., 2000. Un exemple de minéralisation aurifère syncinématique (Wrightbar), liée à un chevauchement dans l'Archéen de l'Abitibi (Canada), Comptes-Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences, Sciences de la Terre et des Planètes, 330, 117-123.

Tremblay, A., Ruffet, G., Castonguay, S., 2000.  Acadian metamorphism in the Dunnage zone of southern Québec, Northern Appalachians :  40Ar/39Ar evidence for collision diachronism, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 112, 136-146.

Conference Paper:

Béland Otis, C., Pinti, D.L., Tremblay, A., Castro, M.C., Hall,C.M.,Lavoie,V., Marcil, J. S., 2007. Noble gases in brines from the St-Lawrence Lowlands, Quebec: tracing the origin of brines and associated hydrocarbons, Proceedings of the 4th Mini Conference on Noble Gases in the Hydrosphere and in Natural Gas Reservoirs held at GFZ Potsdam, GERMANY, DOI: 10.2312/GFZ.mga.003.

Bogatu, Adina : Doctorat en sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal
Sujet de recherche : Caractérisation pétrostructurale de «core complexes océaniques» fossiles de la Cordillère canadienne (Yukon) et des Balkans (Albanie)
Guevara Alday, Jorge Alejandro : Doctorat en sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal
Codirection : Stéphane De Souza
Sujet de recherche : Analyse structurale et géochronologie du gisement épithermal de Miguel Auza, Mexique.
Pedreira Perez, Rocio : Doctorat en sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal
Sujet de recherche : Géochronologie et caractérisation structurale et métamorphique de la sous-province de Nemiscau, Baie-James, Québec
Pinon, Héloïse : Doctorat en sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère
Département des sciences de la Terre et de l'atmosphère, Université du Québec à Montréal
Codirection : Joshua Davies
Sujet de recherche : Géochronologie des bentonites de la plate-forme St-Laurent dans la région de Montréal : corrélations stratigraphiques et implications géotechniques et tectoniques.