Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences

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( *denotes student mentored by Katherine Bermingham)

 

Valdes, M.C., Bermingham, K.R., Huang, S., Simon, J.I. (2021) Calcium Isotope Cosmochemistry. for Chemical Geology special issue on Calcium Isotopes: Past lessons and future directions. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R., Füri, E., Lodders, K., Marty, B. (2020)The NC-CC Isotope Dichotomy: Implications for the Chemical and Isotopic Evolution of the Early Solar System Space Science Reviews 216, 133. PDF

 

Lock, S.J., Bermingham, K.R., Parai, R. Boyet, M. (2020) Geochemical Constraints on the Origin of the Moon and Preservation of Ancient Terrestrial Heterogeneities. Space Science Reviews 216, 109. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R. (2020) News and Views: A hint of Earth’s ancient ingredients, Nature, 579, 196. PDF

 

Tornabene H. A., *Hilton C. D., Bermingham K. R., Ash R. D. and Walker R. J. (2020) Genetics, age and crystallization history of group IIC iron meteorites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 288, 36–50. PDF

 

*Hilton, C.D., Bermingham, K.R., Walker, R.J., McCoy, T.J. (2019) Genetics, age, and crystallization sequence of the South Byron Trio iron meteorites and the potential relation to the Milton pallasite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 251, 217-228. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R., *Worsham, E.A., Walker, R.J. (2018) New insights into Mo and Ru isotope variation in the nebula and terrestrial planet accretionary genetics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 487, 221-229. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R., Gussone, G., Mezger, K., Krause, J., (2018) Origins of mass-dependent and mass-independent Ca isotope variations in meteoritic components and meteorites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 226, 206-223. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R. and Walker, R.J. (2017) The ruthenium isotopic composition of the oceanic mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 474, 466-473. PDF

 

*Worsham, E.A, Bermingham, K.R., Walker, R.J. (2017) Characterizing cosmochemical materials with genetic affinities to the Earth: Genetic and chronological diversity within the IAB iron meteorite complexEarth and Planetary Science Letters 467, 157-166; (awarded the 2016 Nininger Meteorite Award to E.A. Worsham, whichrecognizes an outstanding student achievement in the meteoritical sciences as embodied by an original research paper). PDF

 

*Archer, G.J., Mundl, A., Walker, R.J., *Worsham, E.A., Bermingham, K.R. (2017) High-precision analysis of 182W/184W and 183W/184W by negative thermal ionization mass spectrometry: Per-integration oxide corrections using measured 18O/16O.International Journal for Mass Spectrometry 414, 80-86. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R., Walker, R.J., *Worsham, E.A., (2016) High precision Ru isotope analysis using thermal ionization mass spectrometry. International Journal for Mass Spectrometry 406, 15-26. PDF

 

*Worsham, E.A., Bermingham, K.R., Walker, R.J., (2016) Highly siderophile element systematics of IAB iron meteorites: New insights into the formation of an enigmatic group, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 188, 261-283. PDF

 

*Worsham, E.A., Walker, R.J., Bermingham, K.R., (2016) High-precision molybdenum isotope analysis by negative thermal ionization mass spectrometry. International Journal for Mass Spectrometry 407, 51-61. PDF

 

Bermingham, K.R., Mezger, K., Scherer, E.E., Horan, M., Carlson, R., Upadhyay, D., Magna, T., Pack, A. (2016) Barium isotope abundances in meteorites and their implications for early Solar System evolution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 175, 282-298PDF

 

Walker, R.J., Bermingham, K.R., Lui, J., Putchel, I.S., Touboul, M., *Worsham, E.A., (2015) In search of late-stage planetary building blocks. Chemical Geology 411, 125-142. PDF

 

Bermingham K.R., Mezger K., Scherer E., Upadhyay D., Pack A., (2014) Evidence for extinct 135Cs from Ba isotopes in Allende CAIs? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 133, 463-478. PDF

 

Kruijer, T.S., Touboul M., Fischer-Gödde, M., Bermingham K.R., Walker, R.J., Kleine T., (2014) Protracted core formation and rapid accretion of protoplanets. Science 344, 1150-1154. PDF

 

Janots E., Edwin G., Hofmann B., Greenwood R., Franchi I., Bermingham K.R., Netwig V., (2012) Jiddat al Harasis 556: A howardite impact melt breccia with an H chondrite component, Meteoritics and Planetary Sciences 47, 1558-1574. PDF

 

Norman M.D., Bermingham K.R., Christy A.G., Bennett V., (2011) Eucrite meteorites: Clues to early igneous processes on differentiated asteroids, Proceedings of the 10th Australian Space Science Conference, 133-144.

 

 

Current Student Abstracts

 

Benaroya, S., Gross, J., Burger, P.V., Eckley, S., (2021), Crystallization History Of Martian Meteorite Northwest Africa 13227: A New Olivine Gabbroic Shergottite [Oral]. 52nd LPSC, The Woodlands, TX. Abstract #2399 PDF

 

Benaroya, S., Semprich, J. (2020), Modeling Low-Grade Metamorphic Phases of Sedimentary Rocks at Gale Crater, Mars [Poster]. 51st LPSC, The Woodlands, TX. Abstract #1011. PDF

 

Benaroya, S., K.G. Miller, M. Makarova, J.V. Browning, and J.D. Wright (2018), Miocene planktonic foraminiferal stable isotopes and sea surface temperatures at North Atlantic Site 608 [Poster]. GSA 2018 Annual Meeting, 4-7 November 2018, Indianapolis, IN. PDF

 

Hlohowskyj, S.R., Sirbescu, M.C., Student, J.J., Hulsbosch, N., Chappaz, A., Doran, K.E., (2019). Trace-Element Distribution in Giant Spodumene Crystals in Granitic Pegmatites from the Black Hills, South Dakota And Newry, Maine [Abstract]. GSA Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2019. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 51, No. 5. Paper No. 198-20. PDF

 

Gamet, N.G., Doran, K.E., Student, J.J., Sirbescu, M.C., (2020). Distribution Of Trace Elements in Spodumene: Insights from Preliminary P-XRF Results [Abstract]. GSA North-Central Section - 54th Annual Meeting, 2020. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 52, No. 5. Paper No. 16-20. PDF 

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