Journal Articles

1. Baziotis, I., Tsai, C.H.*, Ernst, W.G., Jahn, B.M., and Iizuka, Y. (2017) New P-T constraints on the Tamayen glaucophane-bearing rocks, eastern Taiwan: PERPLE_X modeling results and geodynamic implications. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 35, 35-54. doi: 10.1111/jmg.12218. (*corresponding author)

2. Wang, Y., Tsai, C.H., Zhou, L., Qiu, Y., Sun, G. (2017) Reassessment of the Mesozoic meta-sedimentary rocks and tectonic setting of Taiwan and the adjacent continental margin of eastern Asia. Geological Magazine, in press.

3. Keyser, W., Tsai, C.H.*,  Iizuka, Y., Oberhaensli, R., Ernst, W.G. (2016) High-pressure metamorphism in the Chinshuichi area, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan. Tectonophysics, 692, 191-202. 10.1016/j.tecto.2015.09.012. (*corresponding author)

4. Tsai, C.H., Iizuka, Y., Ernst, W.G. (2013) Diverse mineral compositions, textures, and metamorphic P-T conditions of the glaucophane-bearing rocks in the Tamayen mélange, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 63, 218–233. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.09.019

5. Yui, T.F., Ogasawara, Y., Zhang, L., Tsai, C.H. (2013) Editorial: HP and UHP metamorphic belts in Asia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 63, 1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2013.01.001

6. Rehman, H.U., Tsujimori, T., Tsai, C.-H. (2012) Minerals, rocks, and mountains: Linking petrology, geochemistry, and geochronology. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 1-2. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.07.015

7. Osozawa, S., Tsai, C.H., Wakabayashi, J. (2012) Folding of granite and Cretaceous exhumation associated with regional-scale flexural slip folding and ridge subduction, Kitakami zone, northeast Japan. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 59, 85–98. doi:10.1016/j.jseaes.2012.05.023

8. Tsai, C.H., Yui, T.F., Chen, W.S., Chung, S.L., (2012) Comment on ‘Geochronologic Evidence for a Cold Arc-Continent Collision: The Taiwan Orogeny’ by R.P. Wintsch, H.-J. Yang, X.-H. Li, K.-A. Tung [Lithos 125 (2011) 236-248], Lithos, 132-133, 193-195. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2011.09.002.

9. Boullier, A.-M., Yeh, E.C., Boutareaud, S., Song, S.R., & Tsai, C.H., (2009) Micro-scale anatomy of the 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake fault zone. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 10, Q03016, doi:10.1029/2008GC002252.

10. Lin, L.H., Wang, P.L., Lo, C.H., Tsai, C.H. and Jahn, B.M. (2005) 40Ar-39Ar thermochronological constraints on the exhumation of ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic rocks in the Sulu terrane of eastern China, International Geology Review, 47, 872-886.

11. Tsai, C.H., Lo, C.H., Liou, J.G.& Jahn, B.M. (2000) Evidence against subduction- related magmatism for the Jiaoziyan Gabbro, northern Dabie Shan, China, Geology, 28, 943-946.

12. Tsai, C.H. & Liou, J.G. (2000) Eclogite facies relics and inferred ultrahigh-pressure metamorphism in the North Dabie Complex, central-eastern China, American Mineralogist, 85, 1-8.

13. Tsai, C.H., Liou, J.G. & Ernst, W.G. (2000) Petrological characterization and tectonic significance of retrogressed garnet peridotites, Raobazhai area, North Dabie Complex, east-central China, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 18, 181-192.

14. Jahn, B.M., Wu, F., Lo, C.H. & Tsai, C.H. (1999) Crust-mantle interaction caused by deep subduction of the continental crust: evidence from post-collisional mafic-ultramafic intrusions of the Northern Dabie Complex, Chemical Geology, 157, 119-146.

15. Liou, Y.S., Lo, C.H., Tsai, C.H., Wang, P.L. & Chen, C.H. (1999) Thermochronological study of the Dabie ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic terrane, east-central-China, Journal of the Geological Society of China, 42, 159-188.

16. Liou, Y.S., Lo, C.H., Tsai, C.H., Chung, S.L., Qiu, J. & Li, X. (1999) 40Ar/39Ar geochronology of volcanics and intrusives in the Dabie Shan and Su-Lu terranes, eastern China, and their regional implications, Journal of the Geological Society of China, 42, 493-520.

17. Zhang, R.Y., Liou, J.G. & Tsai, C.H. (1996) Petrogenesis of a high-temperature metamorphic terrane: a new tectonic interpretation for the north Dabieshan, central China, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 14, 319-333.  

Conference Abstracts

1. Tsai, C.H., Liu, C., Webb, L. and Keyser, W. (2016) New P-T and Geochronological Constraints on High-Pressure Garnet-Bearing Paragonite-Epidote Amphibolite in the Yuli Belt, Eastern Taiwan, Goldschmidt2016 Conference, Abstract 07b-114.

2. Liou, J.G., Ogasawara, Y., Igarashi, M. and Tsai, C.H. (2015) Contamination of diamonds in UHP metamorphic rocks - an example from the Dabie Terrane, China. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 47, No. 7, p.169.

3. Tsai, C.H. (2015) Whole-rock geochemical characterization of high-pressure mélanges in the Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan. Goldschmidt2015 Conference Abstracts, 3177.

4. Tsai, C.H., Keyser, W., Lan, C.H. (2014) Reinterpreting high-pressure tectonic blocks in the Yuli belt of Taiwan. GSA Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Paper No. 201-11.

5. Keyser,W., Tsai, C.H. Iizuka, Y. (2014) Not so exotic blocks: regional insights from high-pressure rocks in the Chinshuichi area, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan。中華民國地質學會103年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,編號271,356頁 .

6. Keyser, W., Tsai, C.H., Iizuka, Y. (2013) Contrasting compositional trends of amphiboles in the Chinshuichi area, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan: a tectonic melange? GSA Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 45, No. 7, p 601.

7. Tsai, C.H., Lan, C.H. (2013) Amphibole compositions and tectonic implications of the Wanjung serpentinite complex, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan. GSA Cordilleran Section - 109th Annual Meeting, California, USA, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 45, No. 6, p.21.

8. Osozawa, S., Tsai, C.H., Wakabayashi, J. (2013) Folding of Kitakami granite and exhumation associated with regional-scale flexural slip folding and ridge subduction. Japan Geoscience Union Meeting, Japan, abstract SCG07-01.

9. Keyser, W., Tsai, C.H. (2013) Preliminary observations on metamorphic rocks in the Chinshuichi area, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan。中華民國地質學會102年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,V3-3B-08.

10. 黃佳偉,蔡金河,飯塚義之,蔡舜吉 (2013) 源頭山變質花崗閃長岩內鐵鎂質包體之岩石學研究。中華民國地質學會102年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,PP-513.

11. 黃會婷,蔡金河,飯塚義之 (2013) 瑞穗地區玉里帶原地型片岩及鐵鎂質岩之變質演化與隱示。中華民國地質學會102年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,PP-514.

12. Tsai, C.H., Iizuka, Y., Ernst, W.G. (2012) Diverse mineral compositions and textures of the Tamayen glaucophane-bearing tectonic melange, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan: P-T implications. Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of Taiwan Abstract Volume, p. 237.

13. 黃佳偉,蔡金河 (2012) 東澳地區角閃岩之變質成因探討。 中華民國地質學會101年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,2-3F-V3-139.  

14. 黃會婷,蔡金河 (2012) 瑞穗地區玉里帶原地型片岩之野外觀察及岩象學初探。 中華民國地質學會101年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,2-3F-V3-142.  

15. Tsai, C.H., Iizuka, Y., Ernst, W.G. (2012) Mineral compositions and textural diversity of the Tamayen glaucophane-bearing exotic slab, Yuli belt, eastern Taiwan. MISASA-IV International Symposium Abstract Volume, p. 90.

16. Ogasawara, Y., Igarashi, M., Tsai, C.H., Iwasaki, I., Liou, J.G. (2011) Possibility of the misidentification of contaminated microdiamonds in UHP metamorphic rocks: An example of diamond grains in Dabie garnet clinopyroxenite. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts, V23E-2609.

17. Tsai, C.H., Iizuka, Y., Ernst, W.G. (2011) Petrologic characteristics of glaucophane-bearing rocks in Taiwan: new occurrence, petrography, and P-T estimation. Abstract volume of the 8th Annual Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Taipei, Taiwan, SE53-A023.

18. Igarashi, M., Tsai, C.H., Ogasawara, Y., Liou, J.G. (2011) The Risk of Misidentification of Contaminated Microdiamonds in Uhp Metamorphic Rocks: An Example from Dabieshan. Abstract volume of the 8th Annual Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Taipei, Taiwan, SE53-A006.

19. Lan, C.H., Tsai, C.H., Iizuka, Y., Chung, S.-L., Lee, C.-Y. (2011) New discovery of omphacite-bearing rocks in the Wanjung area, eastern Taiwan: petrologic and geochemical constraints. Abstract volume of the 8th Annual Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Taipei, Taiwan, SE53-A024.

20. Zhou, H., Tsai, C.H., Li, Y., Zhong, Z. (2011) Petrology of the Dafushan metagabbro in Zaoyang, Hubei, China: implications for metamorphic processes in the Tongbai HP terrane. Abstract volume of the 8th Annual Meeting, Asia Oceania Geosciences Society, Taipei, Taiwan, SE53-A033.

21藍景宏,蔡金河,飯塚義之 (2011) 萬榮地區新發現之含綠輝石變質岩之岩石成因。 中華民國地質學會100年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,1-1-201-V3-2

22. 藍景宏,蔡金河,飯塚義之,鍾孫霖,李寄嵎 (2011) 萬榮地區構造地塊岩石及圍岩角閃石環帶與全岩地化之地質隱示。中華民國地質學會100年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,1FB-S-M1-61

23. Tsai, C.H., Hung, C.F., Iizuka, Y. (2010) Garnet Textures and Compositional Zoning in Some Metasedimentary and Metagranitic Rocks in the Tananao Complex, Taiwan. Abstract Volume of the 2010 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan, V41A-070.

24. Lin, Y.L., Yeh, M.W., Tsai, C.H., Chung, S.L., Lee, T., Charusiri, P. (2010) The Petrology and U-Pb Zircon Dating of the Lansang Gneiss of the Mae Ping Fault Zone, Northern Thailand. Abstract Volume of the 2010 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan. V51A-074.

25. Yeh, M.W., Wintsch, R.P., Lee, T.Y., Chung, S.L., Lo, C.H., Tsai, C.H. Wang, Y. (2010) The Significance of Foliated Cataclasites in the Diancan Shan Metamorphic Complex, Yunnan China. Abstract Volume of the 2010 Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting, Taipei, Taiwan. V44A-06.

26. 洪志峰,蔡金河,飯塚義之 (2010) 大南澳基盤雜岩多期變質作用的新證據:以和平澳花地區含石榴石片岩為例。中華民國地質學 會 99年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,2-2-403-V1-6

27. 洪志峰,蔡金河,飯塚義之  (2009) 台灣東部和平地區含石榴石片岩的兩階段變質演化。中華民國地質學會 98年年會暨學術研討會論文摘要,T27-PS

28Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W., Iizuka, Y. & Beane R.J. (2008) Textures of Progressive Garnet Growth Recorded in Ti-Rich Metagabbros from the Southern Tongbai Mountains, Central China. Abstract Volume of the 2008 Goldschmidt Conference, Canada, Vancouver, A-958.

29. Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W. & Iizuka, Y. (2007) Petrological characterization and tectonic implications of multi-stage garnet crystallization in eclogitic rocks from the southern Tongbai region, Abstract Volume of the 2007 Goldschmidt Conference, Germany, Cologne, A-1039.

30. Tsai, C.H., & Zhou, H.W. (2005) Eclogite-facies metamorphic relics in the blueschist-greenschist unit of the southern Tongbai region, eastern China, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts, F-2007.

31. Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W. & Iizuka, Y. (2004) Discovery of eclogite-facies relics in the migmatite unit of the Dabie block and the blueschist unit of the Tongbai complex, eastern China, Abstract Volume of the 32nd International Geological Congress, Italy, Florence, p 106.

32. Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W. & Iizuka, Y. (2004) Inferred Eclogite-Facies Relics in the Migmatite Unit of the Dabie Block and the Blueschist Unit of the Tongbai Complex, Eastern China, Abstract Volume, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society (Taipei), p. 25.

33. Chen, Y.J., Yu, S.C., Chen, W.M. & Tsai, C.H. (2004) Characterization of Zoned Spinel in Serpentinite Breccias in the Juisui Area, Hualien, Abstract Volume, Annual Meeting of the Geological Society (Taipei), p. 59.

34. Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W. Zhong, Z.Q. & Iizuka, Y. (2003) Local partial melting and retrograde metamorphism of eclogites in northeastern Hong’an, central China. International Eclogite Field Symposium Abstract Volume, Norway, Selje, p 154.

35. Zhou, H., Zhong, Z.,Suo, S., Tsai, C.H., Li, C.Y. & Li, X. (2002) Exhumation of Anhui UHP-HP eclogites: implications from geochemical tracer. The Third Cross-Strait Conference on Geology of Qilian Mountains and Adjacent Area- Evolution of the Central Orogenic Belt. Meeting Abstracts, p. 39-43.

36. Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W. & Iizuka, Y. (2001) New occurrence of garnet amphibolite and its tectonic implications in the western Dabie block, eastern China. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts, F-1343.

37. Tsai, C.H., Zhou, H.W., Lo, C.H. & Iizuka, Y. (2001) Petrogenesis and tectonic implications of garnet amphibolites (retrogressed eclogites) in the western Dabie block, eastern China. International Symposium on East Asian Tectonics Abstracts, p. 30.

38. Tsai, C.H. & Lo, C.H. (2000) Evidence against subduction related magmatism for the Jiaoziyan Gabbro, northern Dabie Shan, China. The Second Cross-strait Conference on the Geology of Qilian Mountains and Adjacent Areas, Beijing, Program and Extended Abstracts, p. 103.

39. Tsai, C.H., Lo, C.H. & Zhou, H. (2000) New indications of precursor high-pressure metamorphism in the western Dabie block, eastern China. Geological Society of China Annual Meeting Abstracts, p. 74.

40. Tsai, C.H., Liou, J.G. & Lo, C.H. (1999) Petrogenesis of the Jiaoziyan gabbroic intrusion in the North Dabie Complex, eastern China: implications for an extension-related tectonic setting. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting Abstracts, F-1041.

41. Tsai, C.H., Liou, J.G. & Ernst, W.G. (1998) Eclogite facies relics and retrogressed garnet peridotite in the North Dabie Complex, central-eastern China, and suggested implications for regional tectonics, International Workshop on UHP Metamorphism and Exhumation Abstracts, A153-154.

42. Jahn, B.M., Wu, F., Lo, C.H. & Tsai, C.H. (1998) Crust-mantle interaction induced by deep subduction of the continental crust: evidence from post-collisional mafic-ultramafic intrusions of the Northern Dabie Complex, International Workshop on UHP Metamorphism and Exhumation Abstracts, A45-49.

43. Tsai, C.H., Liou, J.G. & Ernst, W.G. (1998) Petrochemical and thermobarometric constraints on Raobazhai metaperidotites, North Dabie Complex, east-central China, Western Pacific Geophysics Meeting Abstracts, W-128.

44. Tsai, C.H. (1997) Inferred ultrahigh-pressure eclogitic metamorphism in the North Dabie Complex, central-eastern China, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts, A-336.

45. Tsai, C.H. & Liou, J.G. (1996) Petrogenesis of garnet-pyroxene granulites in the North Dabie Complex, American Geophysical Union Meeting Abstracts, F-767.

46. Tsai, C.H., Liou, J.G. & Zhang, R.Y. (1995) Preliminary study of mafic and ultramafic cumulate rocks in the north Dabie Shan area, American Geophysical Union Meeting Abstracts, F-641.

47. Zhang, R.Y., Liou, J.G. Tsai, C.H., Cong, B., Zhai, M. & Wang, Q. (1995) Petrogenesis of a high-temperature metamorphic terrane: a new tectonic interpretation for the north Dabieshan, central China, American Geophysical Union Meeting Abstracts, F-678.