Recent Publications

Lepre, C.J., and Kent, D.V., 2010.

New magnetostratigraphy for the Olduvai Subchron in the Koobi Fora Formation, northwest Kenya, with implications for early Homo. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 290, p. 362-374

Goldberg, D.S., Kent, D.V., and Olsen, P.E., 2010.

Potential on-shore and off-shore reservoirs for CO2 sequestration in Central Atlantic magmatic province basalts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.0913721107.

Muttoni, G., Kent, D.V., Jadoul, F., Olsen, P.E., Rigo, M., Galli, M.T., and Nicora, A., 2010.

Rhaetian magnetobiostratigraphy from the Southern Alps (Italy): Constraints on Triassic chronology. Palaegeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 285, p. 1-16.

2010 Publications

  • Turrin, B. D., C. C. Swisher III, and A. L. Deino, 2010. Mass discrimination monitoring and intercalibration of dual collectors in noble gas mass spectrometer systems. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 11, 20 pages, 11 figures, 1 table. Q0AA09, doi:10.1029/2009GC003013
  • Ashley, G.M., Barboni, D., Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Bunn, H.T., Mabulla, A.Z.P, Diez-Martin F., Barba, R. 2010. Baquedano, E. A spring and wooded habitat at FLK Zinj and their relevance to origins of human behavior. Quaternary Research vol. 74, p. 304-314.

  • Ashley, G.M., G.M, Barboni, D., Domínguez-Rodrigo, M., Bunn, H.T., Mabulla, A.Z.P, Diez-Martin F., Barba, R., Baquedano, E. 2010. A freshwater oasis in savannah grassland: the paleoenvironmental and paleoecological reconstruction of FLK North, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Quaternary Research vol. 74, p. 333-343.

  • Lawrence, K.T., Sosdian, S., White, H.E., and Rosenthal, Y. (2010). North Atlantic Climate Evolution Through the Plio-Pleistocene Climate Transitions. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 300: 329-342

  • Lear, C.H., Mawbey, E.M., and Rosenthal, Y. (2010). Ocean Temperatures and Saturation State across Cenozoic Glacial Transitions. Paleoceanography, 25, doi:10.1029/2009PA001880

  • Kent, D.V. Wang, H. and Rochette, P. 2010. Equatorial paleosecular variation of the geomagnetic field from 0-3 Ma lavas from the Galapagos Islands. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors vol. 183, pp. 404–412

  • Kent, D. V., and E. Irvingm 2010. Influence of inclination error in sedimentary rocks on the Triassic and Jurassic apparent pole wander path for North America and implications for Cordilleran tectonics, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B10103, doi:10.1029/2009JB007205.

  • Canfield, D., Glazer, A., and Falkowski, P., 2010. The Evolution and Future of Earth’s Nitrogen Cycle, Science 330, 192-196. DOI: 10.1126/science.1186120.

  • Miller, K.G., Sherrell. R.M., Browning, J.V., Field, M.P., Gallagher, W., Olsson, R.K., Sugarman, P.J., Tuorto, S., and Wahyudi, H. 2010. Relationship between mass extinction and iridium across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in New Jersey. Geology, v. 38, p. 867-870, doi:10.1130/G31135.1.

  • , Initial Reports Volume 174AXS, 31 August 2010. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/174AXSIR/chap_08/chap_08.htm

  • Duret, F., N.M. Shapiro, Z. Cao, V. Levin, P. Molnar, S. Roecker. 2010. Surface wave dispersion across Tibet: direct evidence for radial anisotropy in the crust, Geophysical Research Letters, 37, L16306, doi:10.1029/2010GL043811

  • Piccinini, D., M. Di Bona, F. P. Lucente, V. Levin, and J. Park. 2010. Seismic attenuation and mantle wedge temperature in the northern Apennines subduction zone (Italy) from teleseismic body wave spectra, J. Geophys. Res., 115, B09309, doi:10.1029/2009JB007180

  • Bamberg, A., Rosenthal, Y., Paul, A., Heslop, D., Mulitza, S., Rühlemann, C. and Schulz, M., 2010. Reduced North Atlantic Central Water formation in response to early Holocene ice-sheet melting. Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 37, L17705, doi:10.1029/2010GL043878

  • Withjack, M. O., M. S. Baum , and R.W. Schlische. 2010. The influence of pre-existing fault fabric on inversion-related deformation: A case study of the inverted Fundy rift basin, southeastern Canada, Tectonics, doi:10.1029/2010TC002744.

  • Peter A. Rona., Colin W. Devey, Jerome Dyment, and Bramley J. Murton, Editors, 2010, Diversity of Hydrothermal Systems on Slow Spreading Ocean Ridges, American Geophysical Union, Geophysical Monograph Series 188, 440 pp

  • Peter A. Rona, 2010, Emerging diversity of hydrothermal systems on slow-spreading ocean ridges, in Diversity of Hydrothermal Systems on Slow Spreading Ocean Ridges, American Geophysical Union Geophysical Monograph Series 188, 5-10.

  • Kustu, M.D., Fan, Y, Robock, A., 2010. Large-scale water cycle perturbation due to irrigation pumping in the US High Plains: A synthesis of observed streamflow changes. J. Hydrol., 390 (3-4), 222-244, doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.06.045.

  • DeAngelis, A., Dominguez, F., Fan, Y., Robock, A.,Kustu, M.D., Robinson, D., 2010. Evidence of enhanced precipitation due to irrigation over the Great Plains of the United States, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D15115, doi:10.1029/2010JD013892.

  • Muttoni, G., Scardia, G., and Kent, D.V., 2010, Human migration into southern Europe during the late Early Pleistocene climate transition: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol.. 296, p. 79-93.

  • Harris, A.D, Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Sugarman, P.J., Olsson, R.K., Cramer, B.S., and Wright, J.D., 2010. Integrated stratigraphic studies of Paleocene–lowermost Eocene sequences, New Jersey Coastal Plain: Evidence for glacioeustatic control. Paleoceanography, vol. 25, p. 3211, doi:10.1029/2009PA001800.

  • Ashley, G.M., Domenguez-Rodrigo, M., Bunn, H.T., Mabulla, A.Z.P., Baquedano, E. 2010. Sedimentary geology and human origins: A fresh look at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Journal of Sedimentary Research, vol. 80, p. 703-709.

  • Linsley, B.K., Rosenthal, Y.., and Oppo, D.W. 2010. Holocene evolution of the Indonesian throughflow and the western Pacific warm pool. Nature Geoscience vol. 3, p. 578 - 583 (2010) | doi:10.1038/ngeo920

  • Oppo, D. W. and Rosenthal, Y., 2010. Oceans: The Great Indo-Pacific Communicator. Science vol. 328 (5985), p. 1492. [DOI:

  • - Sosdian, S. and Rosenthal, Y, . 2010. Response to Comment on "Deep-Sea Temperature and Ice Volume Changes Across the Pliocene-Pleistocene Climate Transitions", Science 328 (5985), 1480-d. [DOI: 10.1126/science.1186768]

  • - van de Schootbrugge, B., Harazim, D., Sorichter, K., Oschmann, W., Fiebig, J., Püttmann, W., Peinl, M., Zanella, F., Teichert, B., Hoffmann, J., Stadnitskaia, A., and Rosenthal, Y., 2010. The enigmatic ichnofossil Tisoa siphonalisand widespread authigenic seep carbonate formation during the Late Pliensbachian in southern France, Biogeosciences Discuss., 7, 4181-4222, doi:10.5194/bgd-7-4181-2010.

  • - Nikulin, A., Levin, V., Shuler,A. and Wes M., 2010. Anomalous seismic structure beneath the Klyuchevskoy Group, Kamchata. Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2010GL043904, in press. [PDF] (accepted 19 May 2010).

  • - Sharon, G., Feibel, C., Alperson-Afil, N., Harlavan , Y., Feraud, G., Ashkenazi, S. and Rabinovitch, R. 2010. New evidence for the northern Dead Sea Rift Acheulian. PaleoAnthropology 2010: 79-99.

  • - Katz, M.E., Cramer, B.S., Franzese, S., Hönisch, B., Miller, K.G., Rosenthal, Y., and Wright, J.D., 2010. Traditional and emerging geochemical proxies in foraminifera, J. Foram Research, vol. 40(2), p. 165-192.

  • - Boesenberg J. and Hewins R.H., 2010. An experimental investigation into the formation of phosphoran olivine and pyroxene. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 1923-1941.

  • - Sadekov, A., Eggins, S.M., Klinkhammer, G.P., and Rosenthal, Y., 2010. Effects of seafloor and laboratory dissolution on the Mg/Ca composition of Globigerinoides sacculifer and Orbulina universa tests — A laser ablation ICPMS microanalysis perspective. Earth and Planetary Science Letters vol. 292, p. 312–324.

  • Tierney, J.E., Oppo, D.W., Rosenthal, Y., Russell, J.M., and Linsley, B.K., 2010. Coordinated hydrological regimes in the Indo-Pacific region during the past two millennia. Paleoceanography, vol. 25, PA1102,doi:10.1029/2009PA001871

  • - Lepre, C.J., and Kent, D.V., 2010. New magnetostratigraphy for the Olduvai Subchron in the Koobi Fora Formation, northwest Kenya, with implications for early Homo. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 290, p. 362-374

  • Goldberg, D.S., Kent, D.V.., and Olsen, P.E., 2010. Potential on-shore and off-shore reservoirs for CO2 sequestration in Central Atlantic magmatic province basalts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.0913721107.

  • Muttoni, G., Kent, D.V., Jadoul, F., Olsen, P.E., Rigo, M., Galli, M.T., and Nicora, A., 2010, Rhaetian magnetobiostratigraphy from the Southern Alps (Italy): Constraints on Triassic chronology. Palaegeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 285, p. 1-16.

2009 Publications

  • Barnes, J.D., Sharp, Z.D., Fischer, T.P., Hilton, D.R. and Carr, M.J., 2009. Chlorine isotope variations along the Central American volcanic front and back arc, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q11S17, doi:10.1029/2009GC002587.

  • , vol. 24, no. 4, PA4216 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2008PA001683

  • , vol. 10, Q12S18 http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2009GC002704

  • Alperson-Afil, N., Sharon, G., Kislev, M., Melamed, Y., Zohar, I., Ashkenazi, S., Rabinovich, R., Biton, R., Werker, E., Hartman, G., Feibel, C. and Goren-Inbar, N., 2009. Spatial patterning revealing hominin behavioral modernity at Gesher Benot Ya‘aqov, Israel. Science 326: 1677-1680.

  • McGowran, B., Berggren, W.A., Hilgen, F., Steininger, F., Aubry, M.-P., Lourens, L., Van Couvering, J.A., 2009. Neogene and Quaternary coexisting in the geological time scale: The inclusive compromise. Earth-Science Reviews, 96: 249-262.

  • Schlische, R.W. and Withjack, M.O., 2009. Origin of fault domains and fault-domain boundaries (transfer and accommodation zones) in extensional provinces: Result of random nucleation and self-organized fault growth. Journal of Structural Geology, v. 31, p. 910-925.

  • Whattam, S.A., and Hewins, R.H., 2009. An origin for PO chondrules from thermally annealed granoblastic olivine aggregates. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, p. 5460–5482.

  • Henza, A. A., Withjack, M.O., and Schlische, R.W., 2009. Normal-fault development during two phases of extension: An experimental study: Journal of Structural Geology, doi:10.1016/j.jsg.2009.07.007.

  • Withjack, M.O., Schlische, R.W., and Baum, M.S., 2009. The extensional development of the Fundy rift basin, southeastern Canada: Geological Journal, v. 44, p. 631-651. doi: 10.1002/gj.1186.

  • Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., McLaughlin, P.P., Jr., Edwards, L.E., Kulpecz, A.A., Powars, D.S., Wade, B.S., Feigenson, M.D., and Wright, J.D., 2009, Integrated sequence stratigraphy of the post-impact sediments from the Eyreville core holes, Chesapeake Bay impact structure inner basin, in Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., eds., The ICDP-USGS Deep Drilling Project in the Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Results from the Eyreville Core Holes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 458, p. 775-810, doi: 10.1130/2009.2458(04).

  • Edwards, L.E., Powars, D.S., Browning, J.V., McLaughlin, P.P., Jr., Miller, K.G., Self-Trail, J.M., Kulpecz, A.A., and Elbra, T., 2009, Geologic columns for the ICDP-USGS Eyreville A and C cores, Chesapeake Bay impact structure: Post-impact sediments, 444 to 0 m depth, in Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., eds., The ICDP-USGS Deep Drilling Project in the Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Results from the Eyreville Core Holes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 458, p. 91-114, doi: 10.1130/2009.2458(04).

  • Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., 2009, Deep drilling in the Chesapeake Bay impact structure—An overview, in Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., eds., The ICDP-USGS Deep Drilling Project in the Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Results from the Eyreville Core Holes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 458, p. 1-20, doi: 10.1130/2009.2458(33).

  • Kulpecz, A.A., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Edwards, L.E., Powars, D.S., McLaughlin, P.P., Jr., Harris, A.D., and Feigenson, M.D., 2009, Post-impact deposition in the Chesapeake Bay impact structure: Variations in eustasy, compaction, sediment supply, and passive-aggressive tectonism, in Gohn, G.S., Koeberl, C., Miller, K.G., and Reimold, W.U., eds., The ICDP-USGS Deep Drilling Project in the Chesapeake Bay Impact Structure: Results from the Eyreville Core Holes: Geological Society of America Special Paper 458, p. 811-837, doi: 10.1130/2009.2458(34).

  • Aubry, M.-P., 2009. A Sea of Lilliputians. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 284, p. 88-113.

  • Wade, B.S. and Olsson, R.K., 2009. Investigation of pre-extinction dwarfing in Cenozoic planktonic foraminifera. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 284, p. 39–46.

  • Aubry, M.-P. 2009. Thinking of Deep Time. Stratigraphy, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 93-99.

  • Aubry, M.-P., Van Couvering, J.A., Christie-Blick, N., Landing, E., Pratt, B.R., Owen, D.E., and Ferrusquía-Villafranca, I. 2009. Terminology of geological time: Establishment of a community standard. Stratigraphy, vol. 6, no. 2, p. 100-105.

  • Spiro, B., Ashkenazi, S., Mienis, H.K., Melamed, Y., Feibel, C., Delgado , A., and Starinsky, A. 2009. Climate variability in the Upper Jordan Valley around 0.78 Ma, inferences from time-series stable isotopes of Viviparidae, supported by mollusc and plant palaeoecology. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 282, p. 32-44.

  • Cermeño, P., and Falkowski, P.G., 2009. Controls on Diatom Biogeography in the Ocean. Science vol. 325, p. 1539-1541. DOI: 10.1126/science.1174159.

  • Muttoni, G., Scardia, G., Kent, D.V., Swisher, C.C., and Manzi, G. 2009. Pleistocene magnetochronology of early hominin sites at Ceprano and Fontana Ranuccio, Italy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, vol. 286, p. 255-268.

  • Godfrey, L.V. and Falkowski, P.G. 2009. The cycling and redox state of nitrogen in the Archaean ocean. Nature Geoscience (13 September 2009) doi:10.1038/ngeo633.

  • Rona, P., Seilacher, A., de Vargas, C., Gooday, A., Bernhard, J., Bowser, S., Vetriani, C., Wirsen, C., Mullineaux, L., Sherrell, R., Grassle, F., Low, S., Lutz, R., 2009, Paleodictyon nodosum: A living fossil on the deep-sea floor, Deep-Sea Research II, 56:1700-1712, Special Issue with Guest Editors R. Lutz and T. Shank, Marine Benthic Ecology and Biodiversity: A Compilation of Recent Advances in Honor of J. Frederick Grassle.

  • Oppo1, D.W., Rosenthal, Y. and Linsley, B.K., 2009. 2,000-year-long temperature and hydrology reconstructions from the Indo-Pacific warm pool. Nature vol. 460, p. 1113-1116 (27 August 2009) | doi:10.1038/nature08233.

  • Feibel, C. S., Lepre, C. J. and Quinn, R. L. 2009. Stratigraphy, Correlation, and Age Estimates for Fossils from Area 123, Koobi Fora. Journal of Human Evolution vol. 57, p.112-122.

  • Sosdian, S. and Rosenthal, Y. 2009. Deep-Sea Temperature and Ice Volume Changes Across the Pliocene-Pleistocene Climate Transitions, Science, vol. 325. no. 5938, p. 306-310, DOI: 10.1126/science.1169938. ...a link to Rutgers news release http://news.rutgers.edu/medrel/news-releases/2009/07/deep-ocean-study-yie-20090721

  • Muttoni, G., Gaetani, M., Kent, D.V., Sciunnach, D., Angiolini, L., Berra, F., Garzanti, E., Mattei, M., and Zanchi, A., 2009, Opening of the Neo-Tethys Ocean and the Pangea B to Pangea A transformation during the Permian: GeoArabia, vol. 14, p. 17-48.

  • Nikulin, A., V. Levin, and J. Park (2009), Receiver function study of the Cascadia megathrust: Evidence for localized serpentinization, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., vol. 10, Q07004, doi:10.1029/2009GC002376.

  • van de Schootbrugge, B., Quan,  T. M., Lindström, S., Püttmann, W., Heunisch,  C., Pross, J., Fiebig, J.,  Petschick, R., Röhling,  H.-G., Richoz,  S., Rosenthal,  Y.  and Falkowski, P.G., 2009. Floral changes across the Triassic/Jurassic boundary linked to flood basalt volcanism. Nature Geoscience, Advance Online, www.nature.com/naturegeoscience, 13 July, 2009.  | DOI: 10.1038/NGEO57...and a link to the Discovery Channel News release   http://dsc.discovery.com/news/news.html

  • Aubry, M.-P., Berggren, W.A., Dupuis, C., Ghaly, H. Ward, D., King, C., Knox, R.W.O’B., Ouda, K., Youssef, M. and Galal, W.F., 2009, Pharaonic necrostratigraphy: a review of geological and archaeological studies in the Theban Necropolis, Luxor, West Bank, Egypt. Terra Nova, vol. 21, no. 4, p. 237–256, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00872

  • Miller, K.G., 2009, Broken greenhouse windows. Nature Geoscience, vol. 2, p. 465-466.

  • Maguire, T.J., Volkert, R.A., Swisher III, C.C., Sheridan, R.E., 2009, Evidence for an Alleghanian (Early Carboniferous to Late Permian) tectonothermal event in the New Jersey Coastal Plain basement from 40Ar/39Ar biotite data, geochemistry and gravity modeling. Journal of Geodynamics, vol. 48, p. 23–36.

  • Ashley, G.M., Tactikos, J.C., Owen, R.B., 2009, Hominin use of springs and wetlands: Paleoclimate and archaeological records from Olduvai Gorge (~1.79-1.74 Ma): Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 272, p. 1-16.

  • Mizintseva, S.F., Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., Integrated late Santonian-early Campanian sequence stratigraphy, New Jersey coastal plain: Implications to global sea-level studies: Stratigraphy, v. 6, p. 45-60.

  • Aubry, M.-P., and Bord, D., 2009, Reshuffling the cards in the photic zone at the Eocene/Oligocene boundary, in Koeberl, C., and Montanari, A., eds., The late Eocene Earth - hothouse, icehouse, and impacts: Geological Society of America Special Paper 452, p. 279–301, doi: 10.1130/2009.2452(18).

  • Pusz, A.E., Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., Katz, M.E., Cramer, B.S., and Kent, D.V., 2009, Stable isotopic response to late Eocene extraterrestrial impacts, in Koeberl, C., and Montanari, A., eds., The late Eocene Earth – hothouse, icehouse, and impacts: Geological Society of America Special Paper 452, p. 83-96.

  • Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., Katz, M.E., Wade, B., Browning, J.V., Cramer, B.S., and Rosenthal, Y., Climate threshold at the Eocene-Oligocene transition: Antarctic ice sheet influence on ocean circulation, in Koeberl, C., and Montanari, A., eds., The late Eocene Earth – hothouse, icehouse, and impacts: Geological Society of America Special Paper 452, p. 1-10.

  • Herzberg, C., and Gazel, E., 2009, Petrological evidence for secular cooling in mantle plumes: Nature, v. 458, p. 619-622, doi:10.1038/nature07857

  • Wright, J.D., Sheridan, R.E, Miller, K.G., Uptegrove, J., Cramer, B.S., and Browning, J.V., 2009, Late Pleistocene sea level on the New Jersey Margin: Implications to eustasy and deep-sea temperature: Global and Planetary Change, v. 66, p. 93-99.

  • Miller, K.G., Sugarman, P.J., Browning, J.V., Horton, B.J., Stanley, A., Kahn, A., Uptegrove, J., and Aucott, M., 2009, Sea-level rise in New Jersey over the past 5000 years: Implications to anthropogenic changes: Global and Planetary Change, v. 66, p. 10-18.

  • Schaller, M.F., and Fan, Y., 2009, River basins as groundwater exporters and importers: Implications for water cycle and climate modeling: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 114, p. D04103, doi:10.1029/2008JD010636.

  • Gazel, E., Carr, M.J., Hoernle, K., Feigenson, M.D., Szymanski, D., Hauff, F., and van den Bogaard, P., 2009, Galapagos-OIB signature in southern Central America: Mantle refertilization by arc-hot spot interaction: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 10, p. Q02S11, doi:10.1029/2008GC002246.
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