Scientific articles


Zerkle AL, Farquhar J, Johnston DT, Cox RP, Canfield DE (2009) Fractionation of multiple sulfur isotopes during phototrophic oxidation of sulfide and elemental sulfur by a green sulfur bacterium. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73: 291-306. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2008.10.027 (01.09)


Appel PWU, Polat A, Frei R. (2009) Dacitic ocelli in mafic lavas, 3.8-3.7 Ga Isua greenstone belt, West Greenland: Geochemical evidence for partial melting of oceanic crust and magma mixing. Chemical Geology 258: 105-124. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.09.011 (01.09)


Mondal SK (2009) Chromite and PGE deposits of mesoarchean ultramafic-mafic suites within the greenstone belts of the Singhbhum craton (India): Implications for mantle heterogeneity and tectonic setting. In: (Ed. Ahmad, T, Srivastava, R.): "Precambrian Mafic Magmatism - the Indian context", Special Issue, Journal of Geological Society of India 73: 36-51. DOI:10.1007/s12594-009-0003-2 (01.09)


Bengtson S, Rasmussen B (2009) New and ancient trace makers. Science 323: 346-347. DOI:10.1126/science.1168794 (01.09)


Jensen MM, Petersen J, Dalsgaard T, Thamdrup B (2009) Pathways, rates, and regulation of N2 production in the chemocline of an anoxic basin, Mariager Fjord, Denmark. Marine Chemistry 113: 102-113. DOI:10.1016/j.marchem.2009.01.002 (01.09)


Be’eri-Shlevin Y, Katzir Y, Whitehouse MJ (2009) Post-collisional tectonomagmatic evolution in the northern Arabian-Nubian Shield: time constraints from ion-probe U-Pb dating of zircon. Journal of the Geological Society 166: 71-85. DOI:10.1144/0016-76492007-169 (01.09)


Montero P, Bea F, Corretgé LG, Floor P, Whitehouse MJ (2009) U-Pb ion microprobe dating and Sr and Nd isotope geology of the Galiñeiro Igneous Complex. A model for the peralkaline/calc-alkaline duality of the Cambro-Ordovician magmatic rocks of Iberia. Lithos 107: 227–238. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2008.10.009 (02.09)


Whitehouse MJ, Myers JS, Fedo CM (2009) The Akilia Controversy: field, structural and geochronological evidence questions interpretations of >3.8 Ga life in SW Greenland. Journal of the Geological Society, London 166: 335-348. DOI:10.1144/0016-76492008-070 (03.09)


Lam P, Lavik G, Jensen MM, van de Vossenberg J, Schmid M, Woebken D, Gutiérrez D, Amann R, Jetten MSM, Kuypers MMM (2009) Revising the nitrogen cycle in the Peruvian oxygen minimum zone. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 4752-4757. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0812444106 (03.09) [OA]


Valley P, Hanchar JM, Whitehouse MJ (2009). Direct dating of Fe oxide-(Cu-Au) mineralization by U/Pb zircon geochronology. Geology 37: 223-226. DOI:10.1130/G25439A.1 (03.09)


Montero P, Talavera C, Bea F, Lodeiro FG, Whitehouse MJ (2009) Zircon Geochronology of the Ollo de Sapo Formation and the age of the Cambro-Ordovician rifting in Iberia.  Journal of Geology 117: 174–191. DOI:10.1086/595017 (03.09)


Scott AC, Galtier JG,Gostling NJ, Smith SY, Collinson ME, Donoghue PCJ, Bengtson S, Marone F, Stampanoni M (2009) Scanning electron microscopy and synchrotron radiation X-ray tomographic microscopy of 330 million year old charcoalified seed fern fertile organs. Microscopy and Microanalysis 15: 166–173. DOI:10.1017/S1431927609090126 (04.09) [OA]


Bengtson S, Rasmussen B (2009) Tracing fossil history. Science 324: 176-177 (04.09)


Kramers J, Frei R, Newville M, Kober B, Villa I (2009) On the valency state of radiogenic lead in zircon and its consequences. Chemical Geology 261: 4-11. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.09.010 (04.09)


Frei KM, Frei R, Mannering U, Gleba M, Nosch ML, Lyngstrøm H (2009) Provenance of ancient textiles – a pilot study evaluating the Sr isotope system in wool. Archaeometry 51: 252-276. DOI:10.1111/j.1475-4754.2008.00396.x (04.09)


Kemp AIS, Foster GL, Schersten A, Whitehouse MJ, Darling J, Storey C (2009)  Concurrent Pb-Hf isotope analysis of zircon by laser ablation multi-collector ICP-MS, with implications for the crustal evolution of Greenland and the Himalayas, Chemical Geology 261: 244-260. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2008.06.019 (04.09)


Kirkland CL, Pease V, Whitehouse MJ, Ineson JR (2009) Provenance record from Mesoproterozoic-Cambrian sediments of Peary Land, North Greenland: Implications for the ice-covered Greenland Shield and Laurentian palaeogeography. Precambrian Research 170: 43-60. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2008.11.006 (04.09)


Glud RN, Thamdrup B, Stahl H, Wenzhoefer F, Glud A, Nomaki H, Oguri K, Revsbech NP, Kitazato H (2009) Nitrogen cycling in a deep ocean margin sediment (Sagami Bay, Japan). Limnology and Oceanography 54: 723-734. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2009.54.3.0723 (05.09)


Revsbech NP, Larsen LH, Gundersen J, Dalsgaard T, Ulloa B, Thamdrup B (2009) Determination of ultra-low oxygen concentrations in oxygen minimum zones by the STOX sensor. Limnology & Oceanography Methods 7: 371-381. (05.09)


Canfield DE, Farquhar J (2009) Animal evolution, bioturbation, and the sulfate concentration of the oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 8123-8127. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0902037106 (05.09) [OA]


Bengtson S, Belivanova V, Rasmussen B, Whitehouse M (2009) The controversial “Cambrian” fossils of the Vindhyan are real but more than a billion years older. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106: 7729-7734. DOI:10.1073/pnas.0812460106 (05.09) [OA]


Cornell DH, Pettersson Å, Whitehouse MJ, Scherstén A (2009) A New Chronostratigraphic Paradigm for the Age and Tectonic History of the Mesoproterozoic Bushmanland Ore District, South Africa. Economic Geology 104: 385-404. (05.09)


Oren A, Sørensen KB, Canfield DE, Teske AP, Ionescu D, Lipski A, Altendorf K (2009) Microbial communities and processes within a hypersaline gypsum crust in a saltern evaporation pond (Eilat, Israel). Hydrobiologia 626: 15-26. DOI:10.1007/s10750-009-9734-8 (06.09)


Frei R, Dahl PS, Frandsson MM, Jensen LA, Hansen TR, Terry MP, Frei KM. (2009) Lead-isotope and trace-element geochemistry of Paleoproterozoic metasedimentary rocks in the Lead and Rochford basins (Black Hills, South Dakota, USA): Implications for genetic models, mineralization ages, and sources of ore leads for the Homestake gold deposit. Precambrian Research 172: 1-24. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2009.03.004 (07.09)


Galán A, Molina V, Thamdrup B, Woebken D, Lavik G, Kuypers MMM, Ulloa O (2009) Anammox bacteria and the anaerobic oxidation of ammonium in the oxygen minimum zones off northern Chile. Deep-Sea Research part II 56: 1021-1031. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr2.2008.09.016 (07.09)


Canfield DE, Thamdrup B (2009) Towards a consistent classification scheme for geochemical environments, or, why we wish the term “suboxic” would go away. Geobiology 7: 385-392. DOI:10.1111/j.1472-4669.2009.00214.x (08.09)


Døssing LN, Frei R, Stendal H, Mapeo RBM (2009) Characterization of enriched lithospheric mantle components in ~2.7 Ga banded iron formations: An example from the Tati Greenstone Belt, Northeastern Botswana. Precambrian Research 172:334-356. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2009.06.004 (08.09)


Kouchinsky A, Bengtson S, Feng W, Kutygin R, Val'kov A (2009) The lower Cambrian fossil anabaritids: Affinities, occurrences and systematics. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 7: 241-298. DOI:10.1017/s1477201909002715 (09.09)


Frei R, Gaucher C, Poulton SW, Canfield DE (2009) Fluctuations in Precambrian atmospheric oxygenation recorded by chromium isotopes. Nature 461: 250-254. DOI:10.1038/nature08266 (09.09)


Drobe M, López de Luchi M, Steenken A, Frei R, Naumann R, Siegesmund S, Wemmer K (2009) Provenance of the late Proterozoic to early Cambrian metaclastic sediments of the Sierra de San Luis (Eastern Sierras Pampeanas) and Cordillera Oriental, Argentina. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 28: 239-262. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2009.06.005  (09.09)


Drevnick PE, Otter RR, Gorski PR, Long DT, Canfield DE, Oris JT (2009) Lake-specific responses in sedimentary sulfur after copper sulfate additions to Michigan Lakes. Lakes & Reservoirs: Research and Management 14: 193-201. DOI:10.1111/j.1440-1770.2009.00404.x (09.09)


Mouri H, Whitehouse MJ, Brandl VG, Rajesh HM (2009)  A magmatic age and four successive metamorphic events recorded in zircons from a single meta-anorthosite sample in the Central Zone of the Limpopo Belt, South Africa. Journal of the Geological Society 166: 827-830. DOI:10.1144/0016-76492008-148 (09.09)


Gregersen LH, Habicht KS, Peduzzi S, Tonolla M, Canfield DE, Miller M, Cox RP, Frigaard N-U (2009) Dominance of a clonal green sulfur bacterial population in a stratified lake. FEMS Microbiology 70: 30-41. DOI:10.1111/j.1574-6941.2009.00737.x (10.09)


Larsen LM, Heaman LM, Creaser RA, Duncan RA, Frei R, Hutchinson M (2009) Tectonomagmatic events during stretching and basin formation in the Labrador Sea and the Davis Strait: evidence from age and composition of Mesozoic to Palaeogene dyke swarms in West Greenland. Journal of the Geological Society of London 166: 999-1012. DOI:10.1144/0016-76492009-038 (10.09)


Fike DA, Finke N, Zha J, Blake G, Hoehler TM, Orphan VJ (2009) The effect of sulfate concentration on (sub)millimeter-scale sulfide delta S-34 in hypersaline cyanobacterial mats over the diurnal cycle. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73: 6187-6204. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.006 (10.09)


Polat A, Frei R, Fryer B, Appel PWU (2009) The origin of geochemical trends and Eoarchean (~3700 Ma) zircons in Mesoarchean (~3075 Ma) ocelli-hosting pillow basalts, Ivisaartoq greenstone belt, SW Greenland: evidence for crustal contamination versus crustal recycling. Chemical Geology 268: 248-271. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.09.004 (11.09)


Furnes H, Rosing M, Dilek Y, de Wit M (2009) Isua supracrustal belt (Greenland) – A vestige of a 3.8 Ga suprasubduction zone ophiolite, and the implications for Archean geology. Lithos 113: 115-132. DOI:10.1016/j.lithos.2009.03.043 (11.09)


Mitchell K, Heyer A, Canfield DE, Hoek J, Habicht KS (2009) Temperature effect on the sulfur isotope fractionation during sulfate reduction by two strains of the hyperthermophilic Archaeoglobus fulgidus. Environmental Microbiology 11: 2998-3006. DOI:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.02002.x (11.09)


Kirkland CL, Whitehouse MJ, Slagstad T (2009) Fluid assisted zircon and monazite growth within a shear zone; a case study from Finnmark, Arctic Norway. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 158: 637-657. DOI:10.1007/s00410-009-0401-x (11.09)


Polat A, Appel PWU, Fryer B, Windley B, Frei R, Samson IM, Huang H (2009) Trace element systematics of the Neoarchean Fiskenæsset anorthosite complex and associated meta-volcanic rocks, SW Greenland: Evidence for a magmatic arc origin. Precambrian Research 175: 87-115. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2009.09.002 (12.09)


Jørgensen UG, Appel PWU, Hatsukawa Y, Frei R, Oshima M, Toh Y, Kimura A (2009) The Earth-Moon system during the Late Heavy Bombardment period – Geochemical support for impacts dominated by comets. Icarus 204: 368-380. DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.07.015 (12.09)


Mondal SK, McDonald I (2009) Advances in the understanding of chromitite deposits. Applied Earth Science:IMM Transactions section B 118: 85-85(1). (12.09)




Book chapter contribution, non-peer reviewed

  • Rosing M. A four billion year heating account. In 100 places to remember. Co+Life. ISBN: 978-87-92277-02-2. http://dev.contentcube.dk/100/en/abouttheclimate0/afourbillionyearoldheatingaccount/
  • Rosing M. Jordklodens opbygning og klima. In: Kronprins Frederik, Kronprinsesse Victoria og Kronpris Haakon: Tronfølgernes Polarrejse. Lindhardt og Ringhof, 2009, p. 38-55. ISBN:978-87-11-42090-4.
  • Rosing M. Socio-economic consequences of melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet. In: The Greenland Ice Sheet in a Changing Climate. SWIPA, International Arctic Science Council.


Non-peer reviewed articles/reports

  • Rosing M (2009) Det tidligste liv. Geoviden 3: 8-11
  • Expedition 313 Scientists including Bjerrum CJ, (2009) New Jersey Shallow Shelf : Shallow-water drilling of the New Jersey continental shelf: Global sea level and architecture of passive  margin sediments. , In: Integrated Ocean Drilling, Program: Expedition 313 Preliminary Report 313, USA. 2009. 82 pp.