Faculty, Post-Docs, and Student Work Showcased at National and International Meetings

Lucia GSAOur group has had the opportunity to present their work at many national and international meetings.  Great job to all the students, faculty, and post-doctoral fellows on all your hard work.

Papers Presented in 2021

Miller, K., Schmelz, W., Browning, J., Kopp, R., Katz, M.E.4, Makarova, M., Galochkina, M., Rosenthal, Y., Fallkowski, P., and Wright, J., 2021, Feedbacks among carbon cycle, sea level, and climate over the past 66 million years: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol 53, No. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2021AM-366442

Poirier, R., Cronin, T., Katz, M.E., Schaller, M.F., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., McCoy, K.J., Toomey, M. and Willard, D., 2021, Multi-proxy constraints on marine isotope stage 5E sea-level position in the U.S. Atlantic coastal plain: implications for glacio-isostatic adjustment and sea-level modeling: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 53, no. 6,  https://doi.org/10.1130/abs/2021AM-368190.

Papers Presented in 2020

Stanley, J.N., Walling, S., Taylor, C., Coughenour, C., Miller, K.G., and J.V. Browning, J.V., 2020, Investigating contrasting shallow, sub-surface geological environments and the tales they tell: No Access18th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, Golden, Colorado, 14–19 June 2020.

Miller, K.G., Sugarman, P.J. and Browning, J.V., 2020, Eastern regional roots, global reach: developing global sea–level history and a record of major event by drilling the mid-Atlantic coastal plain: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 52, No. 2, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020SE-344008

Sugarman, P.J., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., McLaughlin, P.P., Jr., and Thornburg, J.D., 2020, Coreholes provide ground truth for the hydrostratigraphic framework of the Cretaceous Potomac-Raritan-Magothy aquifer system of the New Jersey coastal plain: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 52, No. 2, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020SE-343397

McLaughlin, P.P., Jr., Andres, A.S., Baxter, S.J., Browning, J.V., Buchanan, T.J., Fulton, M., McCreary, P.S., Jr., Mckenna, T.E., Miller, K.G., Ramsey, K.W., Schenck, W.S., and Tomlinson, J.L., 2020, Golden spikes in the Delaware coastal plain: Advances in subsurface stratigraphy through wireline coring: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 52, No. 2, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020SE-345059

Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Schmelz, W.J, Kopp, R.E., Mountain, G.S., and Wright, J.D., 2020, Cenozoic sea-level and cryospheric evolution from deep-sea geochemical and continental margin records, European Geophysical Union.

Hess, A., Rosenthal, Y., and Miller, K.G., 2020, Evolution of the eastern equatorial Pacific oxygen minimum zone during the Miocene Climatic Optimum and Mid-Miocene Climatic Transition: Insights from I/Ca of planktonic foraminifera: Abstract PP001-0008 presented at 2020 Fall Meeting, AGU, Online, 1–17 December.

Makarova, M., Benaroya, S., Galochkina, M., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J., 2020, Thermal evolution of the subtropical North Atlantic during the Miocene: Abstract PP001-0001 presented at 2020 Fall Meeting, AGU, Online, 1–17 December.
Schmelz, W.J., Miller, K.G., Kopp, R.E., Mountain, G.S. and Browning, J.V., 2020, Statistical modeling to measure the influence of mantle dynamic topography on Cenozoic mid-Atlantic margin sea-level records: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol 52, No. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020AM-357641

Spector, A., Neitzke Adamo, L., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Rowan, C., 2020, Drone technology and 3D visualization software to recreate in-field experiences in the Newark Basin: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol 52, No. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020AM-359901

Stanford, S.D., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Johnson, C.S., 2020, Evidence for Lake Iroquois breakout floods in the Hudson Valley at 13.2 cal ka from coreholes at Sandy Hook, NJ: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol 52, No. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020AM-355015

Stanley, J.N., Schmelz, W.J., Miller, K.G., and Browning, J.V., 2020, Preliminary sub-surface investigation at Sandy Hook, New Jersey using ground penetrating radar, from dune to swash: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol 52, No. 6, doi: 10.1130/abs/2020AM-360085

Papers Presented at the 2019 AGU Annual Meeting

Adams, A.C., Graham, S.J., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Mountain, G.S., 2019, Seismic Stratigraphy of the Georges Bank Basin: Implications for Carbon Sequestration.

Schmelz, W., Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., Baldwin, K., Jordan, L., and Browning, J.V., 2019, Cretaceous sequence stratigraphy of the Baltimore Canyon trough: Implications for evaluating the distribution of offshore carbon storage reservoirs.

Stanley, J.N., Walling, S., Taylor, C., Coughenour, C., Miller, K.G., and Browning, J.V., 2019, Investigating Shallow Sub-Surface Features Within the Maya Lowlands of Belize Using Geophysical Applications.

Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Kopp, R.E., Mountain, G.S., Schmelz, J.W., and Wright, J., 2019, Global Mean Sea-level and Cryospheric Evolution from Deep-sea δ18O and Continental Margin Records: Hothouse, Cool Greenhouse, and Icehouse Worlds.

Papers Presented at the 2019 GSA Annual Meeting

Bellino, L., Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., Rosenthal, Y., Zhou, X., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2019, North Atlantic subtropical sea surface temperatures during the Miocene.

Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Mountain, G.S., Schmelz, W.J., Kopp, R.E., and Wright, J.D., 2019, IODP reveals the Cenozoic history of sea-level, climate, and CO2 changes.

Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., Podrecca, L.G., Mortlock, R.A., Browning, J.V., And Wright, J.D., 2019, Beyond the thermal trigger: Insights on causes and effects of the PETM from new high resolution, submillennial records from the New Jersey coastal plain.

Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., Makarova, M., Sugarman, P.J., Podrecca, L.G., and Wright, J.D., 2019, The enigmatic Marlboro Clay, PETM, and proposed coring transects on the U.S. mid-Atlantic margin.

Podrecca, L.G., Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2019, Expanded record of the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum onset in the Appalachian Amazon.

Jordan, L.M., Miller, K.G. and Browning, J.V., 2018, Quantitative biostratigraphic analysis of middle cretaceous sequences in Baltimore Canyon Trough, offshore mid Atlantic U.S. margin.

Meier, C.L., Knight, M.D., Browning, J.V., Wing, S.L., and Them, T.R., II, 2019, Ocean, atmosphere, land: assessing the source(s) of mercury to sediments across the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum.

Knight, M.D., Meier, C.L., Browning, J.V., Johansson, S., Lindskog, A, and Them, T.R., II, 2019, Assessing the chemostratigraphic record of sedimentary mercury concentrations across the end-Cretaceous mass extinction event.

Papers Presented at the 2018 AGU Annual Meeting

Makarova, M., Galochkina, M., Benaroya, S., Bellino, L., Fircha, J., Miller, K.G., Rosenthal, Y., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2018, Evolution of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and meridional thermal gradients during the Miocene from legacy DSDP and ODP sites.

Galochkina, M., Miller, K.G, Makarova., M., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2018, Miocene North Atlantic sea surface and thermocline temperature variations (20-8 Ma).

Papers Presented at the 2018 GSA Annual Meeting

Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2018, Sea-level changes during Cretaceous to Cenozoic hothouse, cool greenhouse and icehouse worlds.

Bellino, L., Miller, K.G., Makarova, M., Rosenthal, Y., Zhou, X., Browning, J.V., Fircha, J., and Wright, J.D., 2018, North Atlantic Ocean sea surface temperatures during the Middle to Late Miocene, 18-8 million years ago.

Benaroya, S., Miller, K.G., Makarova, M., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2018, Miocene planktonic foraminiferal stable isotopes and sea surface temperatures at North Atlantic Site 608.

Papers Presented at the 2017 AGU Annual Meeting

Mountain, G.S., Browning, J.V., and Bova, S.C., 2017, Late Pleistocene shallow water sand transported to the slope at IODP Sites U1484 and U1485 off the north coast of Papua New Guinea: how, when and why?

Podrecca, L.G., Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., Browning, J.V., and Emge, T.J., 2017, Clear as Mud: Changes in Paleoshelf Environments and Deposition Rates at Medford, New Jersey during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum.

Johnson, C.S., Fan, Y., Miller, K.G., and Browning, J.V., 2017, Are we sinking Sandy Hook? Possible impacts of groundwater extraction to sea-level change.

Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., and Wright, J.D., 2017, Reconstruction of the PETM onset from single specimen analyses of foraminiferal stable isotopes at Medford, NJ.

Papers Presented at the 2017 GSA Annual Meeting

Hodgson, D.M., Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., Hesselbo, S.P., Poyatos-More, M., Mountain, G.S., and Proust, J.-N., 2017, Sedimentology, stratigraphic context, and implications of Miocene intrashelf bottomset deposits, offshore New Jersey.

Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., and Browning, J.V., 2017, Changes in global mean sea level determined from deep-sea benthic foraminiferal δ18O and Mg/Ca records over the past 40 myr: implications for margin and platform deposition.

Miller, K.G., Lombardi, C., Browning, J.V., Schmelz, W.J., Gallegos, G., Mountain, G.S., and Baldwin, K., 2017, Back to basics of sequence stratigraphy: Early Miocene and Mid-Cretaceous examples from the New Jersey paleoshelf.

Podrecca, L.G., Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., Browning, J.V., and Emge, T.J., 2017, Clear as mud: changes in paleoshelf environments and deposition rates at Medford, New Jersey during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum.

Gallegos, G., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Monteverde, D.H., and Mountain, G.S., 2017, Lower Miocene (ca. 20-18 Ma) New Jersey sequence stratigraphy: architecture and onshore-offshore correlations.

Galochkina, M., Miller, K.G., Makarova, M., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2017, North Atlantic sea surface and thermocline temperature variations during the Middle-Late Miocene (16-8 Ma).

Schmelz, W.J., Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., and Browning, J.V., 2017, Sequence stratigraphic analysis of Cretaceous strata in the southern Baltimore Canyon Trough: an integration of geological and geophysical data.

Schmelz, W.J., Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., and Browning, J.V., 2017, Cretaceous Sedimentation Patterns in the Southern Baltimore Canyon Trough: Correlating the Maryland Coastal Plain to the Continental Rise.

Baldwin, K.E., Miller, K.G., and Mountain, G.S., 2017, Delineating Mid-Cretaceous seismic and well-log sequences to assess carbon storage potential in the northern Baltimore Canyon trough.

Dinterman, P.A., Moore, J.P., Lewis, J.E., Greb, S.F., and Miller, K.G., 2017, Cross-sections from the Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership: visualizing subsurface carbon storage opportunities across the central and eastern United States.

Papers Presented at the 2016 AGU Annual Meeting

Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., Rosenthal, Y., Babila, T.L., 2016, Evidence for an enhanced hydrologic cycle during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum from salinity variations on the New Jersey paleoshelf.

Wright, J.D., and Miller, K.G., 2016, Foraminiferal stable isotope record at Millville, NJ: Implications for the onset of the PETM.

Park, J., Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Wright, J.D., 2016, Changes in bottom water conditions on the New Jersey paleoshelf during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (56 million years ago).

Papers Presented at the 2016 GSA Annual Meeting

Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., Hinnov, L.A., and Williford, K.H., Early Jurassic earth system and timescale (JET): Mochras (Wales) corehole.

Johnson, C.S., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Kopp, R.E., Horton, B.P., Khan, N.S., Fan, Y., and Stanford, S.D., 2016, Regional and local sources of relative sea-level change at Sandy Hook, NJ.

McLaughlin, P.P., Jr., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Sugarman, P.J., 2016, Palynological constraints on the stratigraphy of the Magothy Formation (Cretaceous), New Jersey and Delaware, and implications for interstate aquifer correlation.

Miller, K.G., Makarova, M., Wright, J.D., Aubry, M.-P., Harris, A.D., Esmeray-Senlet, S., Si, W., Browning, J.V., and Park, J.I., 2016, Unraveling δ13C bulk changes across the PETM and K/Pg boundaries: Seawater or artifact?

Poirier, R.K., Cronin, T.M., Katz, M.E., Willard, D.A., Schaller, M.F., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Wehmiller, .F., 2016, Late Quaternary sea-level highstands of the mid-Atlantic US coastal plain and sub-orbital variability with implications for ice sheet sensitivity.

Thornburg, J.D., Miller, K.G., and Browning, J.V., 2016, Sequence stratigraphic framework of the mid-Cretaceous nonmarine Potomac Formation in New Jersey and Delaware.

Papers Presented at the 2015 AGU Annual Meeting

Baldwin, K., Mountain, G.S., and Rosenthal, Y., 2015, Sediment Waves Beneath the West Pacific Warm Pool on Eauripik Rise: A Direct Indicator of Long-Term Bottom Current Flow.

Bhatnagar, T. and Mountain, G.S., 2015, Morphology, origin and evolution of Pleistocene submarine canyons, New Jersey continental slope.

Makarova, M., Miller, K.G., Wright, J.D., Rosenthal, Y., and Babila, T.L. 2015, Temperature and salinity changes associated with the Paleocene-Eocene Carbon Isotope Excursion along the mid Atlantic margin.

Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and Wright, J.D., 2015, Sea-level Change during Hothouse, Cool Greenhouse, and Icehouse Worlds.

Mountain, G.S., Kucuk, H., Nedimovic, M., Austin, J., Fulthorpe, C., Newton, A., Baldwin, K., Johnson, C., Stanley, S., and Bhatnagar, T., 2015, Sea Level History in 3D: Early results of an ultra-high resolution MCS survey across IODP Expedition 313 drillsites.

Nedimovic, M., Mountain, G.S., Austin, J., Fulthorpe, C., Aali, M., Baldwin, K., Bhatnagar, T., Johnson, C., Kucuk, H.M., Newton, A., and Stanley J., 2015, Sea level history in 3D: Data acquisition and processing for an ultra-high resolution MCS survey across IODP Expedition 313 drillsite.

Papers Presented at the 2015 GSA Annual Meeting

Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., Hodgson, D.M., Katz, M.E., and Mountain, G.S., 2015, Constraining clinothems from top to bottom: Ground truthing models with seismic, logs, and cores from New Jersey Expedition 313: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Fung, M.K., Katz, M.E., Browning, J.V., Miller, K.G., and Wright, J.D., 2015, Exploring Early Eocene hyperthermals from an onshore corehole on the New Jersey paleo-continental shelf (ODP 174AX): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Gallegos, G.E., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Iscimen, T., Monteverde, D.H., and Sugarman, P.J., 2015, Correlation and implications of early Miocene onshore and offshore sequences, New Jersey coastal plain (Legs 150X and 174AX) and shelf (Expedition 313): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Johnson, C.S., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., Kopp, R.E., Khan, N.S., and Stanford, S.D., 2015, Why does Sandy Hook have that sinking feeling?: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Lombardi, C.J., Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., Monteverde, D.H., and McLaughlin, P.J., 2015, Mid-Cretaceous Sequences of the New Jersey Offshore: Implications for Carbon Sequestration: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Makarova, M., Miller K.G., and Wright, J.D., 2015, Stable isotopic response of planktonic foraminifera from the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum, New Jersey paleoshelf: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Miller, K.G., Kominz, M.A., Browning, J.V., Wright, J.D., and Kopp, R.E., 2015, Atlantic passive-aggressive continental margin architecture: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Miller, K.G., Mountain, G.S., Browning, J.V., and Katz, M.E., 2015, Sequence stratigraphy back to basics: Sea-level and climate influences on sequence architecture: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.

Sugarman, P.J., Miller, K.G., Browning, J.V., and McLaughlin Jr., P.P., 2015, Deciphering complex deltaic and nearshore facies using integrative sequence stratigraphy, Magothy Formation (Upper Turonian-Campanian), New Jersey and Delaware: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs.