Recent Student Publications

Recent journal publications by U-M Earth and Environmental Sciences Student Authors:

2013-2014

Yakovlev, P.V. and M.K. Clark (2014). Conservation and redistribution of crust during the Indo-Asian collision. Tectonics, doi:10.1002/2013TC003469

Hyland, E.G. (2014). Phytoliths as Tracers of Recent Environmental Change, in Hembree, D.I. et al. (eds.), Experimental Approaches to Understanding Fossil Organisms: Topics in Geobiology 41, Springer, doi:10.1007/978-94-017-8721-5_10

Syverson, D.P. and T.K. Baumiller (2014). Temporal trends of predation resistance in Paleozoic crinoid arm branching morphologies. Paleobiology, doi:10.1666/13063

Lowry, D.P., C.J. Poulsen, D.E. Horton, T.H. Torsvik, and D. Pollard (2014).Thresholds for Paleozoic ice sheet initiation. Geology, doi:10.1130/G35615.1

Anantharaman, K., M.B. Duhaime, J.A. Breier, K.A. Wendt, B.M. Toner, and G.J. Dick (2014). Sulfur Oxidation Genes in Diverse Deep-Sea Viruses. Science, doi:10.1126/science.1252229

Cotton, J.M., E.G. Hyland, and N.D. Sheldon (2014). Multi-proxy evidence for tectonic control on the expansion of C4 grasses in northwest Argentina. Earth and Planetary Sciences, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.03.014

Staisch, L.M., N.A. Niemi, C. Hong, M.K. Clark, D.B. Rowley, and B. Currie (2014). A Cretaceous-Eocene depositional age for the Fenghuoshan Group, Hoh Xil Basin: Implications for the tectonic evolution of the northern Tibet Plateau. Tectonics, doi:10.1002/2013TC003367

Ward, C.P., R.L. Sleighter, P.G. Hatcher, and R.M. Cory (2014). Insights into the Complete and Partial Photooxidation of Black Carbon in Surface Waters. Environ. Sci: Processes Impacts, doi: 10.1039/C3EM00597F

Winkelstern, I., D. Surge, and J.W. Hudley (2013). Multiproxy Sclerochronological Evidence for Plio-Pleistocene Regional Warmth: United States Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain. Palaios, Vol. 28(9), p. 649-660, doi: 10.2110/palo.2013.p13-010r

Guo, X., R.A. Lange, and Y. Ai (2014). Density and sound speed measurements on model basalt (An-Di-Hd) liquids at one bar: New constraints on the partial molar volume and compressibility of the FeO component. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 388, p. 283-292, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.005

Tabor, C.R., C.J. Poulsen, and D. Pollard (2014). Mending Milankovitch's theory: obliquity amplification by surface feedbacks. Climate of the Past, Vol. 10, p. 41-50, doi: 10.5194/cp-10-41-2014

Fiorella, R.P. and C.J. Poulsen (2013). Dehumidification Over Tropical Continents Reduces Climate Sensitivity and Inhibits Snowball Earth Initiation. Journal of Climate, Vol. 26(23), p. 9677-9695, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00820.1

Liu, Y-W., S.M. Aciego, A.D. Wanamaker Jr., and B.K. Sell (2013). A high-throughput system for boron microsublimation and isotope analysis by total evaporation thermal ionization mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 27(15), p. 1705-1714, doi: 10.1002/rcm.6619

Wagner, M., I.L. Hendy, J.L. McKay, and T.F. Pedersen (2013). Influence of biological productivity on silver and redox-sensitive trace metal accumulation in Southern Ocean surface sediments, Pacific sector. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 380, p. 31-40, doi: 10.1016/j,epsl.2013.08.020

Feng, R., C.J. Poulsen, M. Werner, C.P. Chamberlain, H. Mix, and A. Mulch (2013). Early Cenozoic evolution of topography, climate, and stable isotopes in precipitation in the North American Cordillera. American Journal of Science, Vol. 313, p. 613-648, doi: 10.2475/07.2013.01

Hines, T.T. and E.A. Hetland (2013). Bias in estimates of lithosphere viscosity from interseismic deformation. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, doi: 10.1002/grl.50839

Tessin, A.C. and D.C. Lund (2013). Isotopically depleted carbon in the mid-depth South Atlantic during the last deglaciation. Paleoceanography, Vol. 28(2), pp. 296-306, doi: 10.1002/palo.20026

Warrier, R.B., M.C. Castro, C.M. Hall, and K.C. Lohmann (2013). Noble gas concentration in rainwater and associated weather patterns. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 40, pp. 3248-3252, doi: 10.1002/grl.50610

Hyland, E.G., N.D. Sheldon, and M. Fan (2013). Terrestrial paleoenvironmental reconstructions indicate transient peak warming during the early Eocene climatic optimum. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 125, pp. 1338-1348, doi: 10.1130/B30761.1

Warrier, R.B., M.C. Castro, C.M. Hall, and K.C. Lohmann (2013). Large atmospheric noble gas excesses in a shallow aquifer in the Michigan Basin as indicators of past mantle thermal event. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.001

Aarons, S.M., S.M. Aciego, and J.D. Gleason (2013). Variable Hf-Sr-Nd radiogenic isotopic compositions in a Saharan dust storm over the Atlantic: Implications for dust flux to oceans, ice sheets and the terrestrial biosphere. Chemical Geology, Vol. 349-350, pp. 18-26, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.04.010

Gallagher, T.M. and N.D. Sheldon (2013). A new paleothermometer for forest paleosols and its implications for Cenozoic climate. Geology, Vol. 41, pp. 647-650, doi: 10.1130/G34074.1

Hyland, E.G., S.Y. Smith and N.D. Sheldon (2013). Representational bias in phytoliths from modern soils of central North America: Implications for paleovegetation reconstructions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 374, pp. 338-348, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.01.026

Cotton, J.M. and N.D. Sheldon (2013). Using Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes of Hair to Teach About Sustainable Agriculture Through Active Learning. Journal of Geoscience Education, Vol. 61, pp. 59-67, doi: 10.5408/12-309.1

Anantharaman, K., J.A. Breier, C.S. Sheik, and G.J. Dick (2013). Evidence for hydrogen oxidation and metabolic plasticity in widespread deep-sea sulfur-oxidizing bacteria. Preceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 110(1), pp. 330-335, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1215340110

Hyland, E.G. and N.D. Sheldon (2013). Coupled CO2-climate response during the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 369, pp. 125-135, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.10.011

Medina Luna, L. and E.A. Hetland (2013). Regional stresses inferred from coseismic slip models of the 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan, China, earthquake. Tectonophysics, Vol. 584, pp. 43-53, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2012.03.027

2012

Kwon, S.Y., J.D. Blum, M.J. Carvan, N. Basu, J.A. Head, C.P. Madenjian, S.R. Davis (2012). Absence of Fractionation of Mercury Isotopes during Trophic Transfer of Methalmercury to Freshwater Fish in Captivity. Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 46, pp. 7527-7534, doi: 10.1021/es300794q

Baker, B.J., R.A. Lesniewski, and G.J. Dick (2012). Genome-enabled transcriptomics reveals Archeal populations that drive nitrification in a deep-sea hydrothermal plume. The ISME Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 2269-2279, doi: 10.1038/ismej.2012.64

Sherman, L.S., J.D. Blum, T.A. Douglas and A. Steffen (2012). Frost flowers growing in the Arctic ocean-atmosphere-sea-ice-snow interface: 2. Mercury exchange between the atmosphere, snow, and frost flowers. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, D00R10, doi: 10.1029/2011JD016186

Hu, Q., M.H. Nielsen, C.L. Freeman, L.M. Hamm, J. Tao, J.R.I. Lee, T.Y.J. Han, U. Becker, J.H. Harding, P.M. Dove, and J.J. De Yoreo (2012). The thermodynamics of calcite nucleation at organic interfaces: Classical vs. non-classical pathways. Faraday Discussions, Vol. 159, pp. 509-523, doi: 10.1039/C2FD20124K

Voorhies, A.A., B.A. Biddanda, S.T. Kendall, S. Jain, D.N. Marcus, S.C. Nold, N.D. Sheldon, and G.J. Dick (2012). Cyanobacterial life at low O2: Community genomics and function reveal metebolic versatility and extremly low diversity of a cyanobacterial mat. Geobiology, Vol. 10, pp. 250-267., doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2012.00322.x

Tanis, E.A., A. Simon, O. Tschauner, P. Chow, Y. Xiao, G. Shen, J.M. Hanchar and M. Frank (2012). Solubility of xenotime in a 2 M HCl aqueous fluid from 1.2 to 2.6 HPa and 300 to 500 °C. American Minerologist, Vol. 97, pp. 1708-1713,doi: 10.2038/am.2012.4009

Zhou, J., C.J. Poulsen, N. Rosenbloom, C. Shields and B. Briegleb (2012). Vegetation-climate interactions in the warm mid-Cretaceous. Climate of the Past, Vol. 8, pp. 565-576,doi: 10.5194/cp-8-565-2012

Miller, L.A., S.Y. Smith, N.D. Sheldon and C.A.E. Strömberg (2012). Eocene vegetation and ecosystem fluctuations inferred from a high-resolution phytolith record. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 124, pp. 1577-1589,doi: 10.1130/B30548.1

Cotton, J.M. and N.D. Sheldon (2012). New constraints on using paleosols to reconstruct atmospheric pCO2. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 124, pp. 1411-1423,doi: 10.1130/B30607.1

Hu, Q., J. Zhang, H. Teng, and U. Becker (2012). Growth process and crystallographic properties of ammonia-induced vaterite. American Minerologist, Vol. 97, pp. 1437-1445,doi: 10.2138/am.2012.3983

D'Emic, M.D. and B.Z. Foreman (2012). The Beginning of the Sauropod Dinosaur Hiatus in North America: Insights from the Lower Cretaceous Cloverly Formation of Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 883-902,doi: 10.1080/02724634.2012.671204

D'Emic, M.D., K.M. Melstrom, and D.R. Eddy (2012). Paleobiology and geographic range of the large-bodied Cretaceous theropod dinosaur Acrocanthosaurus atokensis. Palaeogeography, Paleoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 333-334, pp. 13-23,doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.03.003

Duvall, A.R., M.C. Clark, B. Avdeev, K.A. Farley, and Z. Chen (2012). Widespread late Cenozoic increase in erosion across the interior of eastern Tibet constrained by detrital low-temperature thermochronometry. Tectonics, Vol. 31, No. 3, TC3014,doi: 10.1029/2011TC002969

Cotton, J.M, N.D. Sheldon, and C.A.E. Strömberg (2012). High-resolution isotopic record of C4 photosynthesis in a Miocene grassland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 337-338, pp. 88-98,doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.03.035

O'Brien, T.M. and B.A. van der Pluijm (2012). Timing of Iapetus Ocean rifting from Ar geochronology of pseudotachylytes in the St. Lawrence rift system of southern Quebec. Geology, 40, 443-446, doi: 10.1130/G32691.1

Hoffman, J.L. and D.C. Lund (2012). Refining the stable isotope budget for Antarctic Bottom Water: New foraminiferal data from the abyssal southwest Atlantic. Paleoceanography, 27, PA1213, doi:10.1029/2011PA002216

Horton, D.E., C.J. Poulsen, I.P. Montañez, and W.A. DiMichele (2012). Eccentricity-paced late Paleozoic climate change. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, available online. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.03.014

Warrier, R.B., M.C. Castro, and C.M. Hall (2012). Recharge and source-water insights from the Galapagos Islands using noble gases and stable isotopes. Water Resources Research, 48, W03508. doi: 10.1029/2011WR010954

Insel, N., C.J. Poulsen, T.A. Ehlers, and C. Sturm (2012). Response of meteoric δ18O to surface uplift - implications for Cenozoic Andean Plateau Growth. Earth and Planetary Sciences, 317-318, p 262-272. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.039

Jeffery, M.L., C.J. Poulsen, and T.A. Ehlers (2012). Impacts of Cenozoic global cooling, surface uplift, and an inland seaway on South American paleoclimate and precipitation δ18O. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, no. 3-4, p. 335-351. doi: 10.1130/B30480.1

Lechler, A.R. and N.A. Niemi (2012). The influence of snow sublimation on the isotopic composition of spring and surface waters in the southwestern United States: Implications for stable isotope-based paleoaltimetry and hydrologic studies. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, no. 3-4, p. 318-334. doi: 10.1130/B30467.1

Sherman, L.S., J.D. Blum, G.J. Keeler, J.D. Demers and J.T Dvonch (2012). Investigation of Local Mercury Deposition from a Coal-Fired Power Plant Using Mercury Isotopes. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(1), p 382-390. doi: 10.1021/es202793c

2011

Lechler, A.R. and N.A. Niemi (2011). Controls on the Spatial Variability of Modern Meteoric d18O: Empirical Constraints from the Western U.S. and East Asia and Implications for Stable Isotopes Studies. American Journal of Science, 311(8), 664-700. doi: 10.2475/08.2011.02

D'Emic, M.D., J.A. Wilson, and T.E. Williamson (2011). A sauropod dinosaur pes from the latest Cretaceous of North American and the validity of Alamosaurus sanjuanensis (Sauropoda, Titanosauria). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 31(5), doi: 10.1080/02724634.2011.595856

Sortor, R.N., and D.C. Lund (2011). No evidence for a deglacial intermediate water Δ14C anomaly in the SW Atlantic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 310(1-2), p 65-72, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.07.017

Dominguez, A.R., R. Van der Voo, T.H. Torsvik, B.W.H. Hendriks, A. Abrajevitch, M. Domeier, B.T. Larsen and S. Rousse (2011). The ~270 Ma palaeolatitude of Baltica and its significance for Pangea models. Geophysical Journal International, 186, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05061.x

Domeier, M., R. Van der Voo, E. Tohver, R.N. Tomezzoli, H. Vizan, T.H. Torsvik, and J. Kirshner (2011). New Late Permian paleomagnetic data from Argentina: Refinement of the apparent polar wander path of Gondwana. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 12: Q07002, doi:10.1029/2011GC003616

Hwang, Y.K., J. Ritsema, and S. Goes (2011). Global variation of body-wave attenuation in the upper mantle from teleseismic P wave and S wave spectra. Geophysical Research Letters, 38: L08311, doi:10.1029/2011GL046812

Avdeev, B., N.A. Niemi, and M.K. Clark (2011). Doing more with less: Bayesian estimation of erosion models with detrital thermochronometric data. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 305 (3-4): 385-395, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.03.020

Whitlock, J.A. (2011). Inferences of Diplodocoid (Sauropoda: Dinosauria) Feeding Behavior from Snout Shape and Microwear Analyses. PLoS ONE 6(4): e18304, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018304

Avdeev, B. and N.A. Niemi (2011). Rapid Pliocene exhumation of the central Greater Caucasus constrained by low-temperature thermochronometry. Tectonics, 30, TC2009, doi:10.1029/2010TC002808  

Duvall, A.R., M.K. Clark, B.A. van der Pluijm and C. Li (2011). Direct dating of Eocene reverse faulting in northeastern Tibet using Ar-dating of fault clays and low-temperature thermochronometry. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304 (3-4): 520-526, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.02.028 

Lechler, A.R. and N.A. Niemi (2011). Sedimentologic and isotopic constraints on the Paleogene paleogeography and paleotopography of the southern Sierra Nevada, California. Geology, 39 (4): 379-382, doi: 10.1130/G31535.1

Hwang, Y.K. and J. Ritsema (2011). Radial Qµ structure of the lower mantle from teleseismic body-wave spectra. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 303 (3-4): 369-375, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.01.023

D'Emic, M.D. and J.A. Wilson (2011). New remains attributable to the holotype of the sauropod dinosaur Neuquensaurus australis, with implications for saltasaurine systematics: Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 56 (1): 61-73, doi:10.4202/app.2009.0149.

Whitlock, J.A., M.D. D'Emic, and J.A. Wilson (2011). Cretaceous diplodocids in Asia? Re-evaluating the phylogenetic affinities of a fragmentary specimen: Palaeontology, doi:/10.1111/j.1475-4983.2010.01029.x.

2010 and earlier

Crabtree, S.M. and R.A. Lange (2010), Complex phenocryst textures and zoning patterns in andesites and dacites: Evidence of degassing-induced rapid crystallization?: Journal of Petrology, doi:/10.1093/petrology/egq067.

D'Emic, M.D., J.A. Wilson, and R. Thompson (2010), The end of the sauropod dinosuar hiatus in North America: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 297, p. 486-490, doi:/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.08.032.

Janevski, G.A. and T. Baumiller (2010), Could a stalked crinoid swim? A biomechanical model and characteristsics of swimming crinoids: Palaios, 25, p. 588-596, doi:/10.2110/palo.2009.p09-149r.

Renock, D. and U. Becker (2010), A first principles study of the oxidation energetics and kinetics of realgar: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, p. 4266-4284, doi:/10.1016/j.gca.2010.05.003.

Stefano, C.J., S.B. Mukasa, A. Andronikov, and W.P. Leeman (2010), Water and other volatile systematics of olivine-hosted melt inclusions from the Yellowstone hotspot track: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, doi:/10.1007/s00410-010-0553-8.

Insel, N., T.A. Ehlers, M. Schaller, J.B. Barnes, S. Tawackoli, and C.J. Poulsen (2010), Spatial and temporal variability in denudation across the Bolivian Andes from multiple geochronometers: Geomorphology, 122, p. 65-77, doi:/10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.05.014.

Horton, D.E., C.J. Poulsen, and D. Pollard (2010), Influence of high-latitude vegetation feedbacks on late Palaeozoic glacial cycles: Nature Geoscience, 3, 572-577, doi:/10.1038/NGEO922.

Keller, K., J.D. Blum, and G.W. Kling (2010), Stream geochemistry as an indicator of increasing permafrost thaw depth in an arctic watershed: Chemical Geology, 273, p. 76-81, doi:/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.02.013.

Nezat, C., J.D. Blum, and C.T. Driscoll (2010), Patterns of Ca/Sr and 87Sr/86Sr variation before and after a whole watershed CaSiO3 addition at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, USA: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, p. 3129-3142, doi:/10.1016/j.gca.2010.03.013.

Lu, Y., P.A. Meyers, T.H. Johengen, B.J. Eadie, J.A. Robbins, and H. Han (2010), δ15N values in Lake Erie sediments as indicators of nitrogen biogeochemical dynamics during cultural eutrophication: Chemical Geology, 273, p. 1-7, doi:/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.02.002.

Whitlock, J.A., J.A. Wilson, and M.C. Lamanna (2010), Description of a nearly complete juvenile skull of Diplodocus (Sauropoda: Diplodocoidea) from the late Jurassic of North America: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 30, p. 442-457, doi:/10.1080/02724631003617647.

Malone, J.L., M.C. Castro, C.M. Hall, P.T. Doran, F. Kenig, and C.P. McKay (2010), New insights into the origin and evolution of Lake Vida, McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica-A noble gas study in ice and brines: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 289, p. 112-122, doi:/10.1016/j.epsl.2009.10.034.

Duvall, A.R. and M. K. Clark (2010), Dissipation of fast strike-slip faulting within and beyond northeastern Tibet: Geology, 38, p. 223-226, doi:/10.1130/G30711.1.

Ferriss, E.D.A., R.C. Ewing, and U. Becker (2010), Simulation of thermodynamic mixing properties of actinide-containing zircon solid solutions: American Mineralogist, 95, p. 229-241, doi:/10.2138/am.2010.3318.

Lu, Y., P.A. Meyers, B.J. Eadie, and J.A. Robbins (2010), Carbon cycling in Lake Erie during cultural eutrophication over the last century inferred from the stable carbon isotope composition of sediments: Journal of Paleolimnology,43, 261-272, doi:/10.1007/s10933-009-9330-y.

Sun, T., C.M. Hall, and M.C. Castro (2010), Statistical properties of groundwater noble gas paleoclimate models: Are they robust and unbiased estimators?: Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 11, doi:/10.1029/2009GC002717.

Sherman, L.S., J.B. Blum, K.P. Johnson, G.J. Keeler, J.A. Barres, and T.A. Douglas (2010), Mass-independent fractionation of mercury isotopes in Arctic snow driven by sunlight: Nature Geoscience, 3, 173-177, doi:/10.1038/NGEO758.

Chattopadhyay, D. and T.K. Baumiller (2009), An experimental assessment of feeding rates of the muricid gastropod Nucella Lamellosa and its effect on a cost-benefit analysis: Journal of Shellfish Research, 28, p. 883-889, doi:/10.2983/035.028.0418.

Ni, H., Y. Lui, L. Wang, and Y. Zhang (2009), Water speciation and diffucion in haploandesitic melts at 743-873 K and 100 MPa: Geochimica et Cosomochimica Acta, 73, p. 3630-3641, doi:/10.1016/j.gca.2009.03.024.

Ni, H., H. Behrens, and Y. Zhang (2009), Water diffusion in dacitic melt: Geochimica et Cosomochimica Acta, 73, p. 3642-3655, doi:/10.1016/j.gca.2009.03.029.

Hui, H., Y. Zhang, Z. Xu, P. Del Gaudio, and H. Behrens (2009), Pressure Dependence of viscocity of rhyolitic melts: Geochimica et Cosomochimica Acta, 73, p. 3680-3693, doi:/10.1016/j.gca.2009.03.035.

Renock, D., T. Gallegos, S. Utsunomiya, K. Hayes, R.C. Ewing, and U. Becker (2009), Chemical and structural characterization of As immobilization by nanoparticles of mackinawite (FeSm) : Chemical Geology, 268, p. 116-125, doi:/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.08.003.

Hnat, J.S., B.A. van der Pluijm, and R. Van der Voo (2009), Remagnetization in the Tennessee salient, Southern Appalachians, USA: Constraints on the timing of deformation: Tectophysics, 474, p. 709-722, doi:/10.1016/j.tecto.2009.05.017.

Whipp, D.M., T.A. Ehlers, J. Braun, and C.D. Spath (2009), Effects of exhumation kinematics and topographic evolution on detrital thermochronometer data: J.G.R.-Earth Surfaces, 114, F04021, doi:/10.1029/2008JF001195.

Naliboff, J.B., C.P. Conrad, and C. Lithgow-Bertelloni (2009), Modification of the lithospheric stress field by lateral variations in plate-mantle coupling: Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L22307, doi:/10.1029/2009GL040484.

Janevski, A., and T.K. Baumiller (2009), Evidence for extinction selectivity throughout the marine invertebrate fossil record: Paleobiology, 35, p. 553-564, doi:/10.1666/0094-8373-35.4.553.

Zhang, Y., J. Ritsema, and M.S. Thorne (2009), Modeling the ratios of SKKS and SKS amplitudes with ultra-low velocity zones at the core-mantle boundary: Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L19303, doi:/10.1029/2009GL040030.

Insel, N., C.J. Poulsen, and T.A. Ehlers (2009), Influence of the Andes Mountains on South American moisture transport, convection, and precipitation: Climate Dynamics, doi:/10.1007/s00382-009-0637-1.

Waddell, L.M., I.L. Hendy, T.C. Moore, and M.W. Lyle (2009), Ventilation of the abyssal Southern Ocean during the late Neogene: A new perspective from the subantarctic Pacific: Paleoceanography, 24, PA3206, doi:/10.1029/2008PA001661.

Lu, Y., and P.A. Meyers (2009), Sediment lipid biomarkers as recorders of the contamination and cultural eutrophication of Lake Erie: Organic Geochemistry, 40, p. 912-921, doi:/10.1016/jorggeochem.2009.04.012.

De Koker, N.P., and L. Sixtrude (2009), Self-consistent thermodynamic description of silicate liquids, with application to shock melting of MgO periclase and MgSiO4 perovskite: Geophysical Journal International, 178, p. 162-179, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04142.x.

Horton, D.E., and C.J. Poulsen (2009), Paradox of late Paleozoic glacioeustasy: Geology, 37, p. 715-718, doi:10.1130/G30016A.1.

Hwang, Y.K., J. Ritsema, and S. Goes (2009), Spatial variations of P wave attenuation in the mantle beneath North America: Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, B06312, doi:10.1029/2008JB006091.

Ferriss, E.D.A., K.B. Helean, C.R. Bryan, P.V. Brady, R.C. Ewing (2009), UO2Corrosion in an Iron Waste Package: Journal of Nuclear Materials, 384, p. 130-139, doi:/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2008.11.007.

D'Emic, M.D., J.A. Wilson, and S. Chatterjee (2009), The Titanosaur (Dinosauria: Sauropoda) Osteoderm record review and first definitive specimen from India: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 29, p. 165-177, doi:/10.1671/039.029.0131.

Gehrke, G.E., J.D. Blum, and P.A. Meyers (2009), The geochemical behavior and isotopic composition of Hg in a mid-Pleistocene western Mediterranean sapropel: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 73, p. 1651-1665, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.12.012.

Sherman, L.S., J.D. Blum, D.K. Nordstrom, R.B. McCleskey, T. Barkay, and C. Vetriani (2009), Mercury isotopic composition of hydrothermal systems in the Yellowstone Plateau volcanic field and Guaymas Basin sea-floor rift: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 279, p. 86-96, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.032.

Barnes, J.B., and W.A. Heins (2009), Plio-Quaternary sediment budget between thrust belt erosion and foreland deposition in the central Andes, southern Bolivia: Basin Research, 21, p. 91-109, doi:/10.1111/j/1365-2117.2008.00372.x.

Ma, L., M.C. Castro, and C.M. Hall (2009), Atmospheric noble gas signatures in deep Michigan Basin brines as indicators of a past thermal event: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 277, p. 137-147, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.10.015.

Knudson, K.P., I.L. Hendy (2009), Climatic influences on sediment deposition and turbidite frequency in the Nitinat Fan, British Columbia: Marine Geology, 262, p. 29-38, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2009.03.002.

Barnes, J.B., T.A. Ehlers, N. McQuarrie, P.B. O'Sullivan, and S. Tawackoli (2008), Thermochronometer record of central Andean Plateau growth, Bolivia (19.5°S): Tectonics, 27, TC3003, doi:10.1029/2007TC002174.

Biswas, A., J.D. Blum, and G. Keeler (2008), Mercury storage in surface soils in a central Washington forest and estimated release during the 2001 Rex Creek Fire: J. Science of the Total Environment, 404, p. 129-138, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.05.043.

Biswas, A., J.D. Blum, B.A. Berquist, G.J. Keeler, and Z. Xie (2008) Natural Mercury Isotope Variation in Coal Deposits and Organic Soils: Enviro. Sci. Technol., 42, p. 8303-8309, doi:10.1021/es801444b.

Brandenburg, J.P., E.H. Hauri, P.E. van Keken, and C.J. Ballentine (2008), A multiple-system study of the geochemical evolution of the mantle with force-balanced plates and thermochemical effects: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 276, p. 1-13, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.08.027.

Chen, Y., and Y. Zhang (2008), Olivine dissolution in basaltic melt: Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, p. 4756-4777, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.07.014.

Cosma, T., I.L. Hendy (2008), Late Pleistocene glacimarine sedimentation on the continental slope off Vancouver Island, Britich Columbia: Marine Geology, 255, p. 45-54, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2008.07.001.

Cosma, T., I.L. Hendy, and A. Chang (2008), Chronological constraints on Cordilleran Ice Sheet glaciomarine sedimentation from core MD02-2496 off Vancouver Island (western Canada): Quaternary Scienec Reviews, 27, p. 941-955, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.01.013.

De Koker, N.P., L. Sixtrude, and B.B. Karki (2008), Thermodynamics, structure, dynamics, and freezing of Mg2SiO4 liquid at high pressure: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, p. 1427-1441, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2007.12.019.

Ferriss, E.D.A., E. Essene, and U. Becker (2008), Computational study of the effect of pressure on the Ti-in-zircon geothermometer: European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, p. 745-755, doi:10.1127/0935-1221/2008/0020-1860.

Haines, S.H., and B.A. van der Pluijm (2008), Clay quantification and Ar-Ar dating of synthetic and natural gouge - Application to the Miocene Sierra Mazatán detachment fault, Sonora, Mexico: J. Struct. Geol., 30, p. 525-538, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2007.11.012.

Hasiuk, F.J., and K.C. Lohmann (2008), Mississippian paleocean chemistry from biotic and abiotic carbonate, Muleshoe Mound, Lake Valley Formation, New Mexico, USA: Journal of Sedimentary Research, 78, p. 147-164, doi:10.2110/jsr.2008.011.

Hnat, J.S., B.A. van der Pluijm, R. Van der Voo, and W.A. Thomas (2008), Differential shortening or rotation in curved thrust fronts: A magnetic, calcite twinning and palinspastic study of the Jones Vallery thrust, Alabama, US Appalachians: Jour. Sruct. Geol., 30, p.725-738, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2008.01.012.

Hui, H., Y. Zhang, and H. Behrens (2008), Pressure dependence of the speciation of dissolved water in rhyolitic melts: Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72, p. 3229-3240, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.03.025.

Johnson, K.P., J.D. Blum, G.J. Keeler, and T.A. Douglas (2008), Investigation of the deposition and emission of mercury in arctic snow during an atmospheric mercury depletion event: J. Geophys. Res., 113, D17304, doi:10.1029/2008JD009893.

Kneller, E.A., M.D. Long, P.E. van Keken, (2008), Olivine fabric transitions and shear wave anisotropy in the Ryukyu subduction system: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 268, p. 268-282, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.01.004.

Kneller, E.A., and P.E. van Keken (2008), Effect of three-dimensional slab geometry on deformation in the mantle wedge: Implications for shear wave anisotropy: Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 9, Q01003, doi:10.1029/2007GC001677.

Lee, S.-Y. and C.J. Poulsen (2008), Amplification of obliquity forcing through mean annual and seasonal atmospheric feedbacks: Clim. Past, 4, 205-213.

Ni, H., and Y. Zhang (2008),H2O diffusion models in rhyolite with new high pressure data: Chem. Geol., 250, p. 68-78, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.02.011.

Peyser, C.E., and C.J. Poulsen (2008), Controls on Permo-Carboniferous over tropical Pangea: A GCM sensitivity study: Palaegeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.03.048.

Skomurski F.N., L.C. Shuller, R.C. Ewing, and U. Becker (2008), Corrosion of UO2 and ThO2: A quantum mechanical investigation: Journal of Nuclear Materials, 375, p. 290-310, doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2007.12.007.

Stancin, A.M., J.D. Gleason, R.M. Owen, D.K. Rea, and J.D. Blum (2008), Piston core record of Late Paleogene (31 Ma) to recent seafloor hydrothermal activity in the Southwest Pacific Basin: Paleoceanography, 23, PA1212, doi:10.1029/2006PA001406.

Stancin, A.M., J.D. Gleason, D.K. Rea, R.M. Owen, T.C. Moore Jr., J.D. Blum, C.M. Hall, and S.A. Hovan (2008), Miocene to recent eolian dust record from the Southwest Pacific Ocean at 40°S latitude: Palaeogeography, Palaeclimatology, Palaeoecology, 261, p. 218-233, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.12.015.

Sun, T., C.M. Hall, M.C. Castro, K.C. Lohmann, and P. Goblet (2008), Excess air in the noble gas groundwater paleothermometer: A new model based on diffusion in the gas phase: Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L19401, doi: 10.1029/2008GL035018.

Tuura, M.E., T.K. Baumiller, and K.J. McNamara (2008), Drill holes in Australian Cainozoic brachiopods: Historical Biology, 20, p. 203-212, doi:10. 1080/08912960802580154.

Wood, A.R., M.J. Kraus, and P.D. Gingerich (2008), Down-slope fossil contamination: mammal bearing fluvial conglomerates and the Paleocene-Eocene faunal transition (Willwood Fromation, Bighorn Basin, Wyoming): Palaios, 23, p. 380-390, doi:10.2110/palo.2007.p07-045r.

Xu, W., C. Lithgow-Bertelloni, L. Sixtrude, and J. Ritsema (2008), The effect of bulk composition and temperature on mantle seismic structure: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 275, p. 70-79, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.08.012.

Zhou, J., C.J. Poulsen, D. Pollard, and T.S. White (2008), Simulation of modern and middle Cretaceous marine δ18O with an ocean-atmosphere general circulation model: Paleoceanography, 23, PA3223, doi:10.1029/2008PA001596.

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