Recent Publications of the E&ES Department

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2017

*Arulanantham N. A., Herbst W., Gilmore M. S., Cauley P. W. and Leggett S. K. (2017) Untangling the near-IR spectral features in the protoplanetary environment of KH 15D, Astrophys. J., 834, 2, article id. 119, 15 pp., arXiv:1611.09319.

Greenwood J. P.,  N. Sakamoto, S. Itoh, P. H. Warren, #J. A. Singer, K. Yanai and H. Yurimoto (2017) The lunar magma ocean volatile signature recorded in chlorine-rich glasses in KREEP basalts 15382 and 15386, Geochemical Journal, Vol. 51 (No. 1), pp. 105-114.

#Singer, J. A., J. P. Greenwood, S. Itoh, N. Sakamoto and H. Yurimoto (2017) Evidence for the solar wind in lunar magmas: A study of slowly cooled samples of the Apollo 12 olivine basalt suite, Geochemical Journal, Vol. 51 (No. 1), pp. 95-104.

2016

Augusto M. and  Varekamp J. C. (2016) The Copahue volcanic-hydrothermal sysetm and applications for volcanic surveillance. In: Copahue volcano, Tassi et al., eds, Springer series in Volcanology, p 199-238.

Herbst W. and Greenwood J. P. (2016) A new mechanism for chondrule formation: Radiative heating by hot planetesimals, Icarus, 267, 364-367, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.11.02

Rodríguez A., Varekamp J. C., vanBergen M. J., *Kading T. J. Oonk P., Gammons C. G. and Gilmore M. (2016) Acid rivers and lakes at Caviahue-Copahue volcano as potential terrestrial analogues for aqueous paleo-environments on Mars. In: Copahue volcano, Tassi et al., eds, Springer series in Volcanology, p 141-172.

Varekamp J. C., *Zareski J. E., *Camfield L. M. and Todd E. (2016) Copahue volcano and its regional magmatic setting. In: Copahue volcano, Tassi et al., eds, Springer series in Volcanology, p 81-118.

2015

Bordiga, M., Henderiks, J., Tori, F., S. Monechi, S., Fenero, R., Legarda-Lisarri, A., and Thomas, E., 2015, Microfossil evidence for trophic changes during the Eocene-Oligocene transition in the South Atlantic (ODP Site 1263, Walvis Ridge), Climate of the Past Discussions 11, 1615-1664.

Boscolo-Galazzo, F., Thomas, E., Luciana, V., Giusberti, L., Frontalini, F., and Coccioni, R., 2015, The planktic foraminifer Planorotalites in the Tethyan middle Eocene, Journal of Micropaleontology, doi: 10.1144/jmpaleo2014-030.

Boscolo-Galazzo, F., Thomas, E., Giusberti, L., 2015. Benthic foraminiferal response to the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) in the Southeastern Atlantic (ODP Site 1263). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 417: 432-444; 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.10.004.

Boyce J. W., Treiman A. H., Guan Y., Ma C., Eiler J. M., Gross J., Greenwood J. P. and Stolper E. M. (2015) The chlorine isotope fingerprint of the lunar magma ocean, Science Advances 1, e1500380, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1500380.

Christenson B., Németh K., Rouwet D., Tassi F., Vandemeulebrouck J. and Varekamp J. C. (2015) Volcanic lakes, in Volcanic Lakes (eds. D. Rouwet, B. Christenson, F. Tassi, J. Vandemeulebrouck) Springer Advances in Volcanology, p. 1-20.

Galazzo F. B., Thomas E. and Giusberti L. (2015) Benthic foraminiferal response to the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) in the South-Eastern Atlantic (ODP SIte 1263), Palaeogeog. Palaeoclim., Palaeoecol. 417, 432-444.

Gilmore M. S., Mueller N. and Helbert J. (2015) VIRTIS emissivity of Alpha Regio, Venus, with implications for tessera composition, Icarus 254, 350-361, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2015.04.008.

*Harner P. L. and Gilmore M. S. (2015) Visible-near infrared spectra of hydrous carbonates, with implications for the detection of carbonates in hyperspectral data of Mars, Icarus 250, 204-214.

Jennions, S. M., Thomas, E., Schmidt, D. N., Lunt, D., and Ridgwell, A., 2015, Changes in benthic ecosystems and ocean circulation in the Southeast Atlantic across Eocene Thermal Maximum 2. Paleoceanography, doi: 10.1002/2015PA002821

O'Connell, S. (2015) Lactation in the Academy: Accommodating Breastfeeding Scientists,  in: Holmes, M.A., OConnell, S., and Dutt, K, eds. Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive, Practices Toward Parity.  American Geophysical Union, Wiley, p. 75-80.

O'Connell, S. and Holmes, M.A. (2015) Hiring a diverse faculty,  in: Holmes, M.A., OConnell, S., and Dutt, K, eds. Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive, Practices Toward Parity.  American Geophysical Union, Wiley, p. 95-108.

O'Connell, S. (2015) Multiple & sequential mentoring: building your nest,  in: Holmes, M.A., OConnell, S., and Dutt, K, eds. Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive, Practices Toward Parity.  American Geophysical Union, Wiley, p. 109-120.

O'Connell, S. (2015) Learning to develop a writing practice,  in: Holmes, M.A., OConnell, S., and Dutt, K, eds. Women in the Geosciences: Practical, Positive, Practices Toward Parity.  American Geophysical Union, Wiley, p. 161-170.

Ortiz S. and Thomas E. (2015) Deep-sea benthic foraminiferal turnover during the early-middle Eocene transition at Walvis Ridge (SE Atlantic), Palaeogeog. Palaeoclim., Palaeoecol. 417, 126-136.

Pearson P. N. and Thomas E. (2015) Drilling disturbance and constraints on the onset of the Paleocene-Eocene boundary carbon isotope excursion in New Jersey, Clim. Past, 11 95-104, doi:10.5194/cp-11-95-2015.

Peppe D. J. and Royer D. L. (2015) Can climate feel the pressure? Science 348, 1210-1211.

Post, J. E., Thomas, E., and Heaney, P. J., 2015 (in press), Jianshuiite in Oceanic Manganese Nodules. Resubmitted, American Mineralogist

#Seixas G. B., Resor P. G., Lopez-Pearce J., Karlstrom K. and Crossey L. J. (2015) Constraints on the evolution of vertical deformation and Colorado River incision near eastern Lake Mead, Arizona, provided by quantitative structural mapping of the Hualapai Limestone, Geosphere, doi:10.1130/GES01096.1.

Smart, C. W., and Thomas, E., 2015 (in press), Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and phylogeny of OligoceneStreptochilus, Wade, B. et al., eds., Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera, Cushman Foundation Spec. Publ.

Stassen P., Thomas E. and Speijer R. P. (2015) Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum environmental change in the New Jersey Coastal Plain: benthic foraminiferal biotic events, Marine Micropaleontology, 115, 1-23.

Varekamp J. C. (2015) The chemical composition and evolution of volcanic lakes, in Volcanic Lakes (eds. D. Rouwet, B. Christenson, F. Tassi, J. Vandemeulebrouck) Springer Advances in Volcanology, p. 93-123.

Zanne AE, Tank DC, Cornwell WK, Eastman JM, Smith SA, FitzJohn RG, McGlinn DJ, O'Meara BC, Moles AT, Reich PB, Royer DL, Soltis DE, Stevens PF, Westoby M, Wright IJ, Aarssen L, Bertin RI, Calaminus A, Govaerts R, Hemmings F, Leishman MR, Oleksyn J, Soltis PS, Swenson NG, Warman L, Beaulieu JM. 2015. Reply to "Doubtful pathways to cold tolerance in plants". Nature, 521: doi:10.1038/nature14394. 

2014

Blonder B., Royer D.L., Johnson K.R., Miller I., Enquist B.J. (2014) Plant ecological strategies shift across the Cretaceous‐Paleogene boundary. PLoS Biology, 12(9): e1001949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001949.

Boyce J. W., Tomlinson S. M., McCubbin F. M., Greenwood J. P., Treiman A. H. (2014) The Lunar Apatite Paradox, Science 344, 400-402.

Cornwell W.K., Westoby M., Falster D.S., FitzJohn R.G., O’Meara B.C., Pennell M.W., McGlinn D.J., Eastman J.M., Moles A.T., Reich P.B., Tank D.C., Wright I.J., Aarssen L., Beaulieu J.M., Kooyman R.M., Leishman M.R., Miller E.T., Niinemets Ü., Oleksyn J., Ordonez A., Royer D.L., Smith S.A., Stevens P.F., Warman L., Wilf P. and Zanne A.E. (2014) Functional distinctiveness of major plant lineages. Journal of Ecology, 102: 345‐356 (with cover). 

Cronin T., Farmer J., Marzen R. E., Thomas E. and Varekamp J. C. (2014) Late Holocene sea level variability and Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, Paleoceanography, 28, 765-777, doi:10.1002/2014PA002632.

Franks P.J., Royer D.L., Beerling D.J., Van de Water P.K., Cantrill D.J., Barbour M.M. and Berry J.A. (2014) New constraints on atmospheric CO2 concentration for the Phanerozoic. Geophysical Research Letters, 41: 4685‐4694. 

Kraczkowski, M. L. and B. Chernoff (2014) Molecular phylogenetics of the Eastern and Western Blacknose Dace, Rhinichthys atratulus and R. obtusus (Teleostei: Cyprinidae). Copeia 2014(2): 325-338. DOI:10.1643/CG-14-002

Lopez G. et al. (2014) Biology and Ecology of Long Island Sound, in Long Island Sound (eds., J. S. Latimer et al.) Springer Series on Environmental Management 2014, pp 285-479.

Ma Z., Gray E., Thomas E., Murphy B., Zachos J. and Paytan A. (2014) Carbon sequestration during the Palaeocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum by an efficient biological pump, Nature Geoscience 7, 382-2888, doi:10.1038/ngeo2139.

*Maxbauer D.P., Royer D.L. and LePage B.A. (2014) High Arctic forests during the middle Eocene supported by moderate levels of atmospheric CO2. Geology 42: 1027‐1030.

O'Connell, S. (2014) Women of the academy and the sea: 2000–2014. Oceanography, 27 supplement:15–22, http://dx.doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2014.108.

O'Donnell J., Wilson R. E., Lwiza K., Whitney M., Bohlen W. F., Codiga D., Fribance D. B., Fake T., Bowman M. and Varekamp J. (2014) The Physical Oceanography of Long Island Sound, in Long Island Sound (eds., J. S. Latimer et al.) Springer Series on Environmental Management 2014, pp 79-158.

Penman, D. E., B. Hönisch, R. E. Zeebe, E. Thomas, and J. C. Zachos (2014), Rapid and sustained surface ocean acidification during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, Paleoceanography, 29,357–369, doi:10.1002/2014PA002621.

Peppe D.J., Lemons C.R., Royer D.L., Wing S.L., Wright I.J., Lusk C.H. and #Rhoden C.H. (2014) Biomechanical and leaf‐climate relationships: a comparison of ferns and seed plants. American Journal of Botany, 101: 338‐347. 

^Poulos, H. M. and B. Chernoff (2014) Potential range expansion of the invasive red shiner, Cyprinella lutrensis (Teleostei: Cyprinidae), under future climatic change. Journal of Ecology (Open) 2014(4): 554-564.

^Poulos, H. M., *K. E. Miller, M. L. Kraczkowski, A. Welchel, *R. Heinemann, and B. Chernoff. 2014. Fish assemblage response to a small dam removal in the Eightmile River System, Connecticut, USA. Environmental Management 54(5):1090-1101 DOI 10.1007/s00267-014-0314-y

Royer D.L., Donnadieu Y., Park J., *Kowalczyk J. and Goddéris Y (2014)  Error analysis of CO2 and O2 estimates from the long‐term geochemical model GEOCARBSULF. American Journal of Science 314: 1259‐1283 (with cover). 

Royer DL. (2014) Atmospheric CO2 and O2 during the Phanerozoic: tools, patterns, and impacts. Geochemistry Treatise (2nd Edition), 6: 251‐267.

Sexton J. M., O'Connell S., Banning J. and Most D. (2014) Characteristics and culture of geoscience departments as interpreted from their website photographs. J. Women and Minorities in the Sciences, 20, 257-278.

Stassen P., Speijer R. P. and Thomas E. (2014) Unsettled puzzle of the Marlboro clays, PNAS 111, E1066-E1067, doi:10.1073/pnas.1321839111.

Varekamp J. C., McElroy A. E., Mullaney J. R. and Breslin V. T. (2014) Metals, organic compunds, and nutrients in Long Island Sound: Sources, magnitudes, trends and impacts,  in Long Island Sound (eds., J. S. Latimer et al.) Springer Series on Environmental Management 2014, pp 203-283.

Zanne A.E., Tank D.C., Cornwell W.K., Eastman J.M., Smith S.A., FitzJohn R.G., McGlinn D.J., O'Meara B.C., Moles A.T., Reich P.B., Royer D.L., Soltis D.E., Stevens P.F., Westoby M., Wright I.J., Aarssen L., Bertin R.I., Calaminus A., Govaerts R., Hemmings F., Leishman M.R., Oleksyn J., Soltis P.S., Swenson N.G., Warman L., Beaulieu J.M. (2014) Into the cold—three keys to radiation of angiosperms into freezing environments. Nature, 506: 89‐92. 

Zeilinga de Boer, J. (2014) The Oracle at Delphi: The Pythia and the Pneuma, Intoxicating Gas Finds, and Hypotheses. History of Toxicology and Environmental Health: Toxicology in Antiquity, Volume 1. Chapter 9, Pages 83-91, Elsevier.

Zhou, X., E. Thomas, R. E. M. Rickaby, A. M. E. Winguth and Z. Lu (2014), I/Ca evidence for upper ocean deoxygenation during the PETM, Paleoceanography, 29, 964–975, doi:10.1002/2014PA002702.

2013

Alegret L. and Thomas E. (2013) Benthic foraminifera across the Ctetaceous/Paleogene boundary in the Southern Ocean (ODP Site 690): Diversity, food and carbonate saturation, Marine Micropaleontology, 105, 40-51.

Boscolo Galazzo F., Giusberti L., Luciani V. and Thomas E. (2013) Paleoenvironmental changes during the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) and its aftermath: The benthic foraminiferal record from the Alano section (NE Italy), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 378, 22-35.

#Colvin A., Rose W. I., Varekamp J. C., Palma J. L., Escobar D., Gutierrez E., Montalvo F. and MacLean A. (2013) Crater lake evolution at Santa Ana Volcano (El Salvador) following the 2005 eruption, Geological Society of America Special Papers, 498, p. 23-43. 

Foster L. C., Schmidt D. N., Thomas E., Arndt S. and Ridgwell A. (2013) Surviving rapid climate change in the deep sea during the Paleogene hyperthermals, PNAS, 110, 9273-9276, doi:10.1073/pnas.1300579110.

Royer D.L. and Chernoff B. (2013) Diversity in neotropical wet forests during the Cenozoic linked more to atmospheric CO2 than temperature. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280: 20131024. doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.1024.

Wagstaff K. L., Lanza N., Thompson D. R., Dietterich T. G. and Gilmore M. S. (2013) Guiding scientific discovery with explanations using DEMUD,  AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 27, 905-911.

Zeilinga de Boer, J. (2013) New Haven's Sentinels: The Art and Science of East Rock and West Rock, Wesleyan University Press, 180 pp.