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Paper in press: Oceanic oxygen dynamics during the Ediacaran

Study led by Haifeng Fan published in Geobiol. showing a significant perturbation to marine redox conditions during the Shuram negative C isotope excursion. Full citation: Fan, H., Nielsen, S. G., Owens, J. D., Auro, M., Shu, Y., Hardisty, D. S., Horner, T. J., Bowman, C. N., Young, S. A., & Wen, H. (2020). Constraining oceanic…

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Paper in press: Observing oxidation of iodide

Study led by Dalton Hardisty published in Chem. Geol. reporting direct evidence of iodide oxidation under marine-analogue conditions, made possible by the development of a highly-sensitive new MC-ICP-MS method. Full citation: Hardisty, D. S., Horner, T. J., Wankel, S. D., Blusztajn, J., & Nielsen, S. G. (2020). Experimental observations of marine iodide oxidation using a…

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Paper in press: Barium in bamboo corals

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Study co-led by Ben Geyman and Jamie Ptacek published in Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. assessing the utility of deep-sea bamboo corals from the northeast Pacific to record ambient barium-isotopic chemistry. Full citation: Geyman, B. M., Ptacek, J. L., LaVigne, M., & Horner, T. J. (2019). Barium in deep-sea bamboo corals: Phase associations, barium stable isotopes,…

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Paper in press: Feast then famine following the GOE

Study led by Malcolm Hodgskiss published in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. examining the rapid reduction in biosphere size following Great Oxidation Event. Full citation: Hodgskiss, M. S., Crockford, P. W., Peng, Y., Wing, B. A., & Horner, T. J. (2019). A productivity collapse to end Earth’s Great Oxidation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,…

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Paper in press: Origin of Marinoan barites

Study led by Peter Crockford published in Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. constraining the origin of enigmatic barites deposited in the aftermath of the Marinoan ‘Snowball Earth’ glaciation. Full citation: Crockford, P. W., Wing, B. A., Paytan, A., Hodgskiss, M. S., Mayfield, K. K., Hayles, J. A., Middleton, J. E., Ahm, A.-S. C., Johnston, D. T.,…

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