Recent Publications of the E&ES Department

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Alegret, L., Arreguin-Rodriguez, G., and Thomas, E., 2022. Oceanic productivity after the Cretaceous/Paleogene impact: where do we stand? The view from the deep. in Koeberl, C., Claeys, P., and Montanari, A., eds., From the Guajira Desert to the Apennines, and from Mediterranean Microplates to the Mexican Killer Asteroid: Honoring the Career of Walter Alvarez: Geological Society of America Special Paper 557,

Arreguin-Rodriguez, G. J, Thomas, E., Alegret, L., 2022. Some like it cool: benthic foraminiferal response to Paleogene warming events, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 593: 110925; doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2022.110925

^Brossier J. F., Gilmore M. S., Head J.W. (2022) Extended rift-associated volcanism in Ganis Chasma, Venus detected from Magellan radar emissivity, Geophys. Res. Lett., 49, e2022GL099765, doi:10.1029/2022GL099765.

Davis, C.V., Shaw, J.O., D’haenens, S., Thomas, E., Hull, P.M., 2022. Photosymbiont associations persisted in planktic foraminifera during early Eocene hyperthermals at Shatsky Rise (Pacific Ocean). PLoS ONE 17(9): e0267636. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.026763

Garvin J. B. et al. (2022) Revealing the mysteries of Venus: The DAVINCI mission, Plan. Sci. J., 3, 117.

R.P. Wintsch, P. Resor (2022) A peralkaline solution, hydrofracturing model for quartzofeldspathic veins and pegmatites", In the Footsteps of Warren B. Hamilton: New Ideas in Earth Science, GSA Special Paper, Gillian R. Foulger, Lawrence C. Hamilton, Donna M. Jurdy, Carol A. Stein, Keith A. Howard, Seth Stein, eds. 

Tan*, Y. K., Burke, A.C., and Thomas, E., 2022. Out of Their Shells: Digitisation of Endangered Diversity in Orphaned Collections Spurs Access and Discovery. Accepted for Publication, Curator, The Museum Journal, 65, 355-378;  doi: 10.1111/cura.12464

Wagner, C. L., Stassen, P., Thomas, E., Lippert, P. C., and Lascu, I., 2022. Magnetofossils and benthic foraminifera record changes in food supply and deoxygenation of the coastal marine seafloor during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 37; doi: 10.1029/2022PA004502

Xue, P., Chang, L., Dickens, G., and Thomas, E., 2022. A depth-transect of ocean deoxygenation during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum: magnetofossils in sediment cores from the Southeast Atlantic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127, e2022JB024714; doi: 1029/2022JB024714


Arreguin-Rodriguez, G. J., Barnet, J. S. K., Leng, M. J., Littler, K., Kroon, D., Schmidt, D. S., Thomas, E., and Alegret, L., 2021, Benthic foraminiferal turnover across the Dan-C2 event in the eastern South Atlantic Ocean (ODP Site 1262), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology; 572, 110410; doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110410

Lu, W., Barbosa, C. F., Rathburn, A. E., da Matta Xavier, P., Cruz, A. P. S., Thomas, E., Rickaby, R. E. M., Zhang, Y. G., and Lu., Z., 2021. Proxies for paleo-oxygenation: a downcore comparison between benthic foraminiferal surface porosity and I/Ca. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology:, 110588; doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110588 

Resor P. G., Gilmore M. S., #Straley B., Senske D. A., Herrick R. R. (2021) Felsic tesserae on Venus permitted by lithospheric deformation models, J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2020JE006642

Beauchamp P., Gilmore M.S., Lynch R. J., Sarli, B., Nicoletti A., Jones A., Ginyard A., Segura M. E. (2021) Venus Flagship Mission Concept: A Decadal Survey Study, Proc. 42nd IEEE Aerospace Conf., 18 pp.

^Brossier J. F., Gilmore M. S., #Toner K., #Stein A. (2021) Distinct mineralogy and age of individual lava flows in Atla Regio, Venus derived from Magellan radar emissivity, J. Geophys. Res., 126, e2020JE006722, doi: 10.1029/2020JE006722

^Brossier, J. F., Gilmore M. S. (2021) Variations in the radiophysical properties of tesserae and mountain belts on Venus: Classification and mineralogical trends, Icarus 355, 114161, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2020.114161

Izenberg N. R., Gentry D. M., Smith D. J., Gilmore M. S., Grinspoon D. H., Bullock M. A., Boston P. J., Slowik G. P. (2021) The Venus Life Equation, Astrobiology 21, doi:10.1089/ast.2020.2326

Reilly, Brendan T.,  Tauxe, Lisa, Brachfeld, Stefanie, Raymo, Maureen, Bailey, Ian, Hemming, Sidney, Weber, Michael E., Williams, Trevor, Garcia, Marga, Guitard, Michelle, Martos, Yasmina M.,  Pérez, Lara F., Zheng, Xufeng, Armbrecht, Linda, Cardillo, Fabricio G., Du, Zhiheng, Fauth, Gerson, Glueder, Anna, Gutjahr, Marcus, Hernández-Almeida, Iván, Hoem, Frida S.,  Hwang, Ji-Hwan, Iizuka, Mutsumi, Kato, Yuji, Kenlee, Bridget, OConnell, Suzanne, Peck, Victoria, Ronge, Thomas A., Seki, Osamu, Tripathi, Shubham, Warnock, Jonathan, 2021. New magnetostratigraphic insights from Iceberg Alley on the rhythms of 2 Antarctic climate during the Plio-Pleistocene Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, DOI, 10.1029/2020PA003994

Griffith, E. M., Thomas, E., Lewis, A. R., Penman, D. E., Westerhold, T., and Winguth, A. M. E., 2021, Bentho-pelagic Decoupling: the Marine Biological Carbon Pump During Eocene Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, doi: 10.1029/2020PA004053

Alegret, L., Arreguin-Rodriguez, G. J, Trasvina-Moreno, C. A., and Thomas, E., 2021, Turnover and stability in the deep sea: benthic foraminifera as tracers of Paleogene global change. Global and Planetary Change, 196: 103372;

Arreguin-Rodriguez, G. J, Trasvina-Moreno, C. A., Thomas, E., Alegret, L., 2021. Updating a Paleogene magnetobiochronogical timescale through graphical interpretation. MethodsX, doi: 10.1016/j.mex.2021.10129

Shaw, J. O., d’Haenens, S., Thomas, E., Norris, R. D., Lyman, J. A., Bornemann, A., and Hull, P. M., 2021, Photosymbiosis in planktonic foraminifera across the Palaeocene Eocene Thermal Maximum. Paleobiology; doi: 10.1017/pab.2021.7


Anatone, K., Z. Baumann, R.P Mason, G. Hansen, and B. Chernoff. 2020. Century-old mercury pollution: Evaluating the impacts on local fish from the eastern United States. Chemosphere 259, 127484: 1-14.

Bralower, T. J., Cosmidis, J. Heaney, P. J., Kump, L. R., Morgan, J. V., Harper, D. T., Lyons, S. L., Freeman, K. H., Grice, K., Wendler, J. E., Zachos, J. C., Artemieva, N., Si. A. C., Gulick, S. P. S., House, C. H., Jones, H. L., Lowery, C. M., Nims, C., Schaefer, B., Thomas, E., and Vajda, V., 2020, Origin of a global carbonate layer deposited in the aftermath of the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary impact. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 548, 115476; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116476

Brossier^, J. F., Gilmore, M. S., and Toner*, K., 2020. Low radar emissivity signatures on Venus volcanoes and coronae: New insights on relative composition and age. Icarus, v. 343, 113693.

Bunting, D., Barton, A.M., Chernoff, B., Crawford, K., Dean, D.J., González, E., Haney, J., Himojosa Huerta, O., Poulos, H.M., Richter, H., Sifuentes Lugo, C.A., Stromberg, J., Turner, D., Urbancyzk, K., Briggs, M.K. In Press. Monitoring the results of stream corridor restoration. 38pp. In: Briggs, M.K., Osterkamp, W.R. (Eds.), Renewing Our Rivers: Stream Corridor Restoration in Dryland Ecosystems. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, Arizona. 528 pp. Publication date November 12, 2020.

Byrne P.K., Ghail R. C., Gilmore M. S., Celâl Şengör A. M., Klimczak C., Senske D. A., Whitten J. L., Khawja S., Ernst R. E., Solomon S. C. (2020) Venus tesserae feature layered, folded, and eroded rocks. Geology, doi:10.1130/G47940.1

Chernoff, B., Machado-Allison, A., Escobedo, J., Freiburger, M., Henderson, E., Hennessy, A., Kohn, G., Neri, N., Parikh, A., Scobell, S., Silverstone, B., and Young, E. 2020. Two New Miniature Silverside Fishes of the Genus Membras Bonaparte (Atheriniformes, Atherinopsidae) from the Tropical North Atlantic Ocean. Zootaxa  4852(2): 191-202.

Davis, C. V., Livsey, C. M., Palmer, H. M., Hull, P. M., and Thomas, E., 2020. Extensive morphological variability in asexually produced planktic Foraminifera. Science Advances, 6 (28), eabb8930, doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb8930

Filiberto, J., Trang, D., Treiman, A. H., and Gilmore, M. S., 2020. Present-day volcanism on Venus as evidenced from weathering rates of olivine. Science Advances 6(1), eaax7445; doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aax7445

Gilmore M. S., Beauchamp P. M. and the Venus Flagship Mission Study Team (2020) Venus Flagship Mission, Concept Study for the Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey 2023-2032.

Greenwood, J. P., Abe^, K. and McKeeby*, B., 2020. Cl-bearing fluorcalciobritholite in high-Ti basalts from Apollo 11 and 17: Implications for volatile histories of late-stage lunar magmas. American Mineralogist (2020) 105 (2): 255–261.

Harper, D. T., Hoenisch, B., Zeebe, R., Shaffer, G., Haynes, L., Thomas, E., and Zachos, J. C., 2020. The magnitude of surface ocean acidification and carbon release during Eocene Thermal Maximum 2 (ETM-2) compared to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM). Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 35, e2019PA003699; doi:10.1029/2019PA003699

Hull, P. M., Bornemann, A., Penman, D., Henehan, M. J., Norris, R. D., Wilson, P. A., Blum, P. Alegret, L., Batenburg, S., Bown, P., Bralower, T. J., Cournede, C., Deutsch, A., Donner, B., Friedrich, O., Jehle, S., Kim, H., Kroon, D., Lippert, P. C., Loroch, D., Moebius, I., Moriya, K., Peppe, D. J., Ravizza, G. E., Röhl, U., Schueth, J. D., Sepulveda, J., Sexton, P., Sibert, E., Sliwinska, K. K., Summons, R. E., Thomas, E., Westerhold,. T., Whiteside, J., Yamaguchi, T., and Zachos, J. C., 2020. On impact and volcanism across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. Science, 367: 266-272; doi: 1126/science.aay5055

Konrad, W., Royer, D. L., Franks, P. J., Roth-Nebelsick, A., 2020. Quantitative critique of leaf-based paleo-CO2 proxies: consequences for their reliability and applicability. Geological Journal, doi: 10.1002/gj.3807

Kremic T., Ghail R., Gilmore M., Hunter G., Kiefer W., Limaye S., Pauken M. and Wilson C. (2020) Long-duration Venus Lander for Seismic and Atmospheric Science, Plan. Space Sci., doi:10.1016/j.pss.2020.104961

Loomis, S.*, K. Anatone**, L. Bither*, S. J. Kang*, N. Neri*, D. Machado*, M. L. Kraczkowski, and B. Chernoff. 2020. Microgeographic genetic variation and inter-riffle migration of Rhinichthys atratulus (Pisces: Cyprinidae) in a small Connecticut stream.  Open Journal of Ecology, 10: 460-481. doi: 10.4236/oje.2020.107030.

Lu, Z., Lu, W., Rickaby, R. E. M., and Thomas, E., 2020. Earth history of oxygen and the iprOxy. ‘Elements in Geochemical Tracers in Earth System Science’, eds. T. W. Lyons, A. V. Turchyn, and C. T. Reinhard, Cambridge Elements Series. DOI:

Lu, W., Rickaby, R., Hoogakker, B., Rathburn, A., Burkett, A., Dickson, A., Martinez-Mendez, G., Hillenbrandt, C.-D., Zhou, X., and Thomas, E., 2020. I/Ca in epifaunal benthic foraminifera: a semi-quantitative proxy for bottom water oxygen in a multi-proxy compilation for glacial ocean deoxygenation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 533: 116055;

Machado-Allison, A. and B. Chernoff. El Río Caura: desde la pristinidad a su destrucción. Pp. 39-56. In: Rodríguez Olarte, D. (ed.), Ríos en Riesgo de Venezuela, Volumen 3. Colección Recursos hidrobiológicos de Venezuela. Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado (UCLA). Barquisimeto, Lara. Venezuela. 193 pp.

O’Brien, C. L., Huber, M., Thomas, E., Pagani, M., Super, J. R., Elder, L. E., and Hull, P. M., 2020. The enigma of Oligocene climate and global surface temperature evolution. Proceedings National Academy Sciences; 117: 25302-25309;

Pérez, Lara F., Martos, Yasmina M., García, Marga,  Weber, Michael E., Raymo, Maureen E, Williams, Trevor, Bohoyo, Fernando, Armbrecht, Linda, Bailey, Ian, Brachfeld, Stefanie, Glüderl, Anna, Guitard, Michelle, Gutjahr, Marcus, Hemming, Sidney, Hernández-Almeida, Iván, Hoem, Frida S., Kato, Yuji, OConnell, Suzanne, Peck, Victoria, Reilly, Brendan, Ronge, Thomas A., Tauxe, Lisa, Warnock, Jonathan, Zheng, Xufeng, and the IODP Expedition 382 Scientists. 2020. Miocene to present oceanographic variability in the Scotia Sea and Antarctic ice sheets dynamics: Insight from revised seismic-stratigraphy following IODP Expedition 382, Earth & Planetary Science Letters,©2020

Super, J. R., Thomas, E., Pagani, M., Huber, M., O’Brien, C. L., and Hull, P. M., 2020. Miocene evolution of North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 35, doi:10.1029/2019PA00374


Breecker D. O. and Royer D. L., 2019. The pedogenic formation of coal balls by CO2 degassing through the rootlets of arborescent lycopsids. American Journal of Science, 319: 529-548.

Chernoff, B. and A. Machado Allison. A brief review on fishes of the Caura River, Venezuela. Journal of Aquaculture and Marine Biology 8(5): 186-188.

Greene, S. E., Ridgwell, A., Kirtland-Turner, S., Schmidt, D. N., Pälike, H., Thomas, E., Greene, L. K., and Hoogakker, B. A. A., 2019. Early Cenozoic decoupling of climate and carbonate compensation depth trends, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, doi: 10.1029/2019PA003601.

Hagen#, E. R., Royer, D. L., Moye, R. L.#, and Johnson, K. R., 2019. No large bias within species between the reconstructed areas of complete and fragmented fossil leaves. Palaios, 34: 43-48,

Hayek, L.-A., Buzas, M., and Thomas, E. (2019). Identifying disruptions to the ecological balance of nature: a foraminiferal example across the initiation of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Paleobiology, 45: 98-113; doi: 10.1017/pab.2018.45

Henehan, M. J., Ridgwell, A., Thomas, E., Zhang, S., Alegret, L., Schmidt, D. N., Rae, J. W. B., Witts, J. D., Landman, N. H., Greene, S. E., Huber, B. T., Super, J., Planavsky, N. J., and Hull, P. M., 2019, Rapid ocean acidification and protracted Earth System recovery followed the end-Cretaceous Chicxulub impact. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116: 1073/pnas.1905989116

Herbst, W., and Greenwood, J. P., A radiative heat model for chondrule and chondrite formation. Icarus, 329: 166-181.

Hollis C.J., and 40 co-authors (incl. Royer, D. L.), 2019. The DeepMIP contribution to PMIP4: methodologies for selection, compilation and analysis of latest Paleocene and early Eocene climate proxy data, incorporating version 0.1 of the DeepMIP database. Geoscientific Model Development, 12: 3149-3206.

Kaplan, A.W., Diver, K.C, Sandin, K.J., & Mill, S.K#. 2019. Homeless interactions with the built environment: A spatial pattern language of abandoned housing. Urban Science, 3, 1-15

Lu, W., Dickson, A. J., Thomas, E., Rickaby, R. E. M., Chapman, P., and Lu, Z., 2019. Refining the planktonic foraminifera I/Ca proxy: results from the Southeast Atlantic Ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta; doi: 1016/j.gca.2019.10.025

McKee*, M. L., Royer, D.L., and Poulos H., 2019. Experimental evidence for species-dependent responses in leaf shape to temperature: implications for paleoclimate inference. PLoS ONE, 14: e021884. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.021884.

Milligan*, G., H. M. Poulos, M. Gilmore, G. P. Berlyn, J. Milligan* and B.Chernoff. 2019. Estimation of short-term C-fixation in a New England temperate tidal freshwater wetland. Heliyon, 5, e01782

Milligan*, J. N., Royer, D. L., Franks, P. J., Upchurch, G. R., & McKee, M. L. (2019). No evidence for a large atmospheric CO2 spike across the CretaceousPaleogene boundary. Geophysical Research Letters, 46.

OConnell, S., 2019. Holes in the Bottom of the Sea: History, Revolutions and Future Opportunities,  GSA Today,

Poulos, H. M., K. E. Miller, R, Heinemann*, M. L. Kraczkowski, A. W. Whelchel, and B. Chernoff. 2019. Dam removal effects on benthic macroinvertebrate dynamics: A New England stream case study (Connecticut, USA). Sustainability 11: 24pp.

Pratt-Sitaula, B., Resor, P., Douglas, B., & Charlevoix, D., Chapter 3 - Using Global Positioning System (GPS) Data in Structural Geology to Better Understand Tectonic Motions and Earthquake Hazards. In A. Billi & Å. Fagereng (Eds.), Developments in Structural Geology and Tectonics (Vol. 5, pp. 43-55): Elsevier, doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-814048-2.00003-X.

Royer, D. L., Moynihan#, K. M., McKee* M. L., Londoño L., Franks P. J. 2019. Sensitivity of a leaf gas-exchange model for estimating paleoatmospheric CO2 concentration. Climate of the Past, 15: 795-809.

Sepulveda, J., Alegret, L., Haddad, E., Cao, C., Thomas, E., and Summons, R., 2019. Stable isotope constraints on marine productivity across the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34: 1195-1217; doi: 10.1029/2018PA003442

Smart, C.W., Thomas, E., and Bracher, C. M.  Holocene variations in North Atlantic export productivity as reflected in bathyal benthic foraminifera. Marine Micropaleontology, 149: 1-18. 1016/j.marmicro.2019.03.004

Takata, H., Kim, H. K., Asahi, H., Thomas, E., Yoo, C. M., Chi, S. B., and Khim, B.K. (2019). Central Equatorial Pacific benthic foraminifera during the mid Brunhes dissolution interval: ballasting of particulate organic matter by biogenic silica and carbonate. Quaternary Science Reviews, 210: 64-79; doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev. 2019.02.030

Thorhaug, A., H.M. Poulos, J. Lopez-Portillo, J. Barr, A.L. Lara-Domingues, T.C. Ku, and G.P. Berlyn, Gulf of Mexico estuarine blue carbon stock, extent, and flux: Mangroves, marshes, and seagrasses: A North American hotspot, Science of the Total Environment, 653, p.1253-1261.


Arreguin-Rodriguez, G. J., Thomas, E., d’Haenens, S., Speijer, R. P., and Alegret, L. (2018), Early Eocene deep-sea benthic foraminiferal faunas: Recovery from the Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum extinction in a greenhouse world. PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193167.

Gilmore M. S. and Head J. W. (2018) Morphology and deformational history of Tellus Regio, Venus: evidence for assembly and collision, Plan. Space Sci., 54, 5-20.

Greenwood, J. P. (2018). Hydrogen and D/H analysis of apatite by Elemental-Analyzer-Chromium/High Temperature Conversion-Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (EA-Cr/HTC-IRMS). Chemical Geology, 500: 175-181;

Greenwood, J. P., Karato, S., VanderKaaden, K. E., Pahlevan, K., and Usui, T. (2018), Water and Volatile inventories of Mercury, Venus, the Moon and Mars. Space Sci Rev (2018) 214: 92.

Lu, W., Ridgwell, A., Thomas, E., Hardisty, D., Luo, G., Algeo, T., Saltzmann, M., Gill, B. C., Shen Y., Ling, H.-F., Edwards, C. T., Whalen, M. T., Zhou, X., Gutchess, K., Jin, L., Rickaby, R., Jenkyns, H. C., Lyons, T. W., Lenton, T. M., Kump., L. R., and Lu., Z. (2018). Late inception of a resiliently oxygenated upper ocean. Science, 361: 174-177; doi: 10.1126/science.aar5372

Resor, P. G., M. L. Cooke, S. T. Marshall, and E. H. Madden (2018), Influence of fault geometry on the spatial distribution of long-term slip with implications for determining representative fault slip rates, Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 108: 1837-1852; doi:10.1785/0120170332

Royer, D. L. , Moynihan#, K. M., Arior#i, C., Bodkin#, G., Doria*, G., Enright#, K., Hatfield-Gardner#, R., Kravet#, E., Nuttle#, C. M., Shepard#, L., Ku, T. C. W., O'Connell, S., Resor, P. G. (2018), Tank bromeliads capture Saharan dust in El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico. Atmospheric Environment, 173: 325-329. 

Schmidt, D. N., Thomas, E., Authier, E., Saunders, D., and Ridgwell, A., 2018, Strategies in times of crisis – insights into the benthic foraminiferal record of the PETM, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, A:  20170328. Doi: 10.1098/rsta.2017.0328

Super, J., Thomas, E., Pagani, M., O’Brien, C., Hull, P. M. (2018), North Atlantic temperature and pCO2 coupling in the early-middle Miocene. Geology, 46: 519-522. |

Smart, C. W., and Thomas, E. (2018). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and phylogeny of Oligocene Streptochilus, Wade, B. et al., eds., Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera, Cushman Foundation Spec. Publ., 46: 495-510.

Thomas, E., Boscolo-Galazzo, F., Balestra, B., Monechi, S., Donner, B., and Röhl, U. (2018), Early Eocene Thermal Maximum 3: biotic response at Walvis Ridge (SE Atlantic Ocean), Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, CBEP Special Section, 33: 863-883;  doi: 10.1029/2018PA003375


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.

Bachan, A., Lau, K. V., Saltzmann, M. R., Thomas, E., Kump, L. R., and Payne, J. L. (2017), A model for the decrease in amplitude of carbon isotope excursions throughout the Phanerozoic, American Journal of Science: 317 (6): 641-676, doi: 10.2475/06.2017.01

Edwards, C. T., Saltzman, M.R., Royer, D.L., Fike, D. A. (2017), Oxygenation as a driver of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event. Nature Geoscience, 10: 925-929.

Foster, G.L., Royer, D.L., Lunt, D.J. (2017), Future climate forcing potentially without precedent in the geological record. Nature Communications, 8: 14845. doi: 10.1038/ncomms14845. 

Franks P.J., Royer, D.L. (2017), Comment on "Was atmospheric CO2 capped at 1000 ppm over the past 300 million years?" by McElwain J. C. et al. [Palaeogeogr. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. 441 (2016) 653-658]. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 472: 256-259. 

Gilmore M. S., Treiman A., Helbert J. and Smrekar S. (2017) Venus Surface Composition Constrained by Observation and Experiment, Space Sci. Rev., 11, pp. 1-30, in Venus III (eds. B. Bézard, C. T. Russell, T. Satoh, S. Smrekar), doi:10.1007/s11214-017-0370-8 (invited review).

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.

Gutjahr, M., Ridgwell, A., Sexton, P. F., Anagnostou, E., Pearson, P. N., Paelike, H., Norris, R. D., Thomas, E., and Foster, G. L. (2017), Very large release of mostly volcanic carbon during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum. Nature, 548: 573-577; doi:10.1038/nature23646

Hernandez, P. A., Melian, G. V., Somoza, L., Arpa, C., Perez, N. M., Barisoso, E., Sumino, H., Padron, E., Varekamp, J. C., Albert-Betran, J., and Solidum, R., (2017), The acid crater lake of Taal Volcano, Philippines: hydrogeochemical and hydroacoustic data related to the 2010-11 volcanic unrest. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 437,

McNeill, L. C., Dugan, B., Backman, J., Pickering, K. T., Pouderoux, H. F. A., Henstock, T. J., Petronotis, K. E., Carter, A., Chemale, F., Milliken, K. L., Kutterolf, S., Mukoyoshi, H., Chen, W., Kachovich, S., Mitchison, F. L., Bourlange, S., Colson, T. A., Frederik, M. C. G., Guerin, G., Hamahashi, M., House, B. H., Huepers, A., Jeppson, T. N., Kenigsberg, A. R., Kuranaga, M., Nair, N., Owari, S., Shan, Y., Song, I., Torres, M. E., Vannuchi, P., Vrolijk, P., Yang, T., Zhao, X., and Thomas, E. (2017), Understanding Himalayan Erosion and the Significance of the Nicobar Fan. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 475: 134-142; doi: 10.106/j.epsl.2017.07.019

Moura de Mello, R., Leckie, R. M., Fraass, A. J., and Thomas, E. (2017), Upper Maastrichtian – Eocene benthic foraminiferal biofacies of the Brazilian margin, western South Atlantic. In: Kaminski, M.A. & Alegret, L., (eds), 2016. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera. Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 22: 119-161. /iwaf9/Mello-et-al-2017.pdf

Nash, C. M., M. L. Kraczkowski, and B. Chernoff. Island Population Structure of the Hardhead Silverside, Atherinomorus stipes, in Belize and the Florida Keys. Ecology and Evolution 7: 9503-9517

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Royer D.L., Hren, H.T. (2017), Carbon isotopic fractionation between whole leaves and cuticle. Palaios, 32: 199-205. 

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Wit, J. C., de Nooijer, L. J., Haig, J., Jorissen, F. J., Thomas, E., and Reichart, G.-J. (2017), Towards reconstructing ancient seawater Mg/Ca by combining porcelaneous and hyaline foraminiferal Mg/Ca-temperature calibrations. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, 211: 341-354; doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.05.036

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