Scientific articles



Flowerdew MJ, Tyrell S, Riley TR, Whitehouse MJ, Mulvaney R, Leat PT, Marschall HR (2012) Distinguishing East and West Antarctic sediment sources using the Pb isotope composition of detrital K-feldspar. Chemical Geology 292: 88-102. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.11.006 (01.12)


Gao H. Matyka M, Liu B, Khalili A, Kostka JE, Collins G, Jansen S, Holtappels M, Jensen MM, Badewien TH, Beck M, Grunwald M, de Beer D, Lavik G, Kuypers MMM (2012) Intensive and extensive nitrogen loss from intertidal permeable sediments of the Wadden Sea. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 185-198. DOI: 10.4319/lo.2012.57.1.0185 (01.12)


De Brabandere L, Thamdrup B, Revsbech NP, Foadi R (2012) A critical assessment of the occurrence and extend of oxygen contamination during anaerobic incubations utilizing commercially available vials. Journal of Microbiological Methods 88: 147-154. DOI:10.1016/j.mimet.2011.11.001 (01.12)


Raiswell R, Canfield DE (2012) The iron biogeochemical cycle past and present. Geochemical Perspectives 1: 1-232. http://perspectives.geoscienceworld.org/content/1/1.toc DOI:10.7185/geochempersp.1.1 (01.12) [OA]


Reuschel M, Melezhik VA, Whitehouse MJ, Lepland A, Fallick AE, Strauss H (2012) Isotopic evidence for a sizeable seawater sulfate reservoir at 2.1 Ga. Precambrian Research 192-195: 78-88. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2011.10.013 (01.12)


Cunningham JA, Thomas C-W, Bengtson S, Kearns SL, Xiao S, Marone F, Stampanoni M, Donoghue PCJ (2012) Distinguishing geology from biology in the Ediacaran Doushantuo biota constrains the origin of bilaterians. Proceedings of the Royal Society. B. Biological Sciences. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2011.2280 (online 02.12) [OA]


Goldberg T, Archer C, Vance D, Thamdrup B, McAnena A, Poulton SW (2012) Controls on Mo isotope fractionation in a Mn-rich anoxic marine sediments, Gullmar Fjord, Sweden. Chemical Geology 296-697: 73-82. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.12.020 (02.12)


Ivarsson M, Bengtson S, Belivanova V, Stampanoni M, Marone F, Tehler A (2012) Fossilized fungi in subseafloor Eocene basalts. Geology 40: 163-166. DOI:10.1130/G32590.1 (02.12) [OA]


Kalsbeek F, Affaton P, Ekwueme B, Frei R, Thrane K (2012) Geochronology of granitoid and metasedimentary rocks from Togo and Benin, West Africa: Comparisons with NE Brazil. Precambrian Research 196-197: 218-233. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2011.12.006 (02.12)


Kouchinsky A, Bengtson S, Runnegar B, Skovsted C, Steiner M, Vendrasco M (2012) Chronology of early Cambrian biomineralization. Geological Magazine 149: 221-251. DOI:10.1017/S0016756811000720 (02.12) [OA]


Treusch AH, Demir-Hilton E, Vergin KL, Worden AZ, Carlson CA, Donatz MG, Burton RM, Giovannoni SJ (2012) Phytoplankton distribution patterns in the northwestern Sargasso Sea revealed by small subunit rRNA genes from plasmids. ISME Journal 6: 481-492. DOI:10.1038/ismej.2011.117 (02.12)


Gaines RR, Droser ML, Orr PJ, Garson D, Hammarlund EU, Qi C, Canfield DE (2012) Burgess shale-type biotas were not entirely burrowed away. Geology 40: 283-286. DOI: 10.1130/G32555.1 (03.12)


Huldtgren T, Cunningham JA, Yin CY, Stampanoni M, Marone F, Donoghue PCJ, Bengtson S (2012) Response to Comment on “Fossilized nuclei and germination structures identify Ediacaran ‘animal embryos’ as encysting protists. Science 335. DOI:10.1126/science.1219076 (03.12)


Ivarsson M, Holmström S. (2012) The use of ESEM in geobiology. In: The Scanning Electron Microscope (ed. Kazmiruk, V.). InTech, 799-818. http://www.intechopen.com/books/scanning-electron-microscopy/the-use-of-esem-in-geobiology. DOI: 10.5772/36701 (03.12) [OA]


Ksienzyk AK, Jacobs J, Boger SD, Kosler J, Sircombe KN, Whitehouse MJ. The U-Pb ages of metamorphic monazite and detrital zircon from the Northhampton Complex: evidence of two orogenic cycles in Western Australia. Precambrian Research 198: 37-50. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2011.12.011 (03.12)


Pope EC, Bird DK, Rosing MT (2012) Isotope composition and volume of Earth's early oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 4371-4376. http://www.pnas.org/content/109/12/4371 (03.12) [OA]


Gaines RR, Hammarlund EU, Hou XG, Qi CS, Gabbott SE, Zhao YL, Peng J, Canfield DE (2012) Mechanism for Burgess Shale-type preservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 5180-5184. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1111784109 (04.12) [OA]


Be’eri-Shlevin Y, Eyal M, Eyal Y, Whitehouse M, Litnovsky B (2012) The Sa’al volcano-sedimentary complex (Sinai, Egypt): A latest Mesoproterozoic volcanic arc in the northern Arabian Nubian Shield. Geology 40: 403-406. DOI: 10.1130/G32788.1  (05.12)


Chipman L, Huettel M, Berg P, Meyer V, Klimant I, Glud RN, Wenzhoefer F (2012) Oxygen optodes as fast sensors for eddy correlation measurements in aquatic systems. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 10: 304-316. DOI:10.4319/lom.2012.10.304 (05.12)


Cunningham JA, Thomas C-W, Bengtson S, Marone F, Stampanoni M, Turner FR, Bailey JV, Raff RA, Raff EC, Donoghue PCJ (2012) Experimental taphonomy of giant sulphur bacteria: implications for the interpretation of the embryo-like Ediacaran Doushantuo fossils. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279: 1857-1864. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2064 (05.12) [OA]


Hammarlund EU, Dahl TW, Harper DAT, Bond DPG, Nielsen AT, Bjerrum CJ, Schovsbo NH, Schonlaub HP, Zalasiewicz JA, Canfield DE (2012) A sulfidic driver for the end-Ordovician mass extinction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 331-332: 128-139. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.02.024 (05.12)


Maresca JA, Crowe SA, Macalady JL (2012) Anaerobic photosynthetic ecosystems. Geobiology 10: 193-195. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2012.00327.x (05.12)


Murdock DJE, Donoghue PCJ, Bengtson S, Marone F (2012) Ontogeny and microstructure of the enigmatic Cambrian tommotiid Sunnaginia Missarzhevsky, 1969. Palaeontology 55: 661-676. DOI:10.1111/j.1475-4983.2012.01131.x (05.12) [OA]


Næraa T, Scherstén A, Rosing MT, Kemp AIS, Hoffmann JE, Kokfelt TF, Whitehouse MJ (2012) Hafnium isotope evidence for a transition in the dynamics of continental growth 3.2 Gyr ago. Nature 485: 627-630. DOI:10.1038/nature11140 (05.12)


Stahl H, Warnken KW, Sochaczewski L, Glud RN, Davison W, Zhang H (2012) A combined sensor for simultaneous high resolution 2-D imaging of oxygen and trace metals fluxes. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 10: 389-401. DOI:10.4319/lom.2012.10.389 (05.12)


Stewart FJ, Dalsgaard T, Young CR, Thamdrup B, Revsbech NP, Ulloa O, Canfield DE, DeLong EF (2012) Experimental incubations elicit profound changes in community transcription in OMZ bacterioplankton. PloS ONE 7: e37118. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0037118 (05.12) [OA]


Cunningham JA, Thomas CW, Bengtson S, Kearns SL, Xiao SH, Marone F, Stampanoni M, Donoghue PCJ (2012) Distinguishing geology from biology in the Ediacaran Doushantuo biota relaxes constraints on the timing of the origin of bilaterians. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 279: 2369-2376. DOI: 10.1186/1477-7517-9-21 (06.12) [OA]


Long MH, Koopmans D, Berg P, Rysgaard S, Glud RN, Søgaard DH (2012) Oxygen exchange and ice melt measured at the ice-water interface by eddy correlation. Biogeosciences 9: 1957-1967. DOI 10.4319/lom.2012.10.389 (06.12) [OA]


Bradshaw JD, Vaughan apm, Millar IL, Flowerdew MJ, Trouw RAJ, Fanning CM, Whitehouse MJ (2012) Permo-carboniferous conglomerates in the Trinity Peninsula Group at View Point, Antartic Peninsula: sedimentology, geochronology and isotope evidence for provenance and tectonic setting in Gondwana. Geological Magazine 149: 626-644. DOI: 10.1017/S001675681100080X (07.12)


Gaines RR, Hammarlund EU, Hou XG, Qi CS, Gabbott SE, Zhao YL, Peng J, Canfield DE (2012) Reply to Butterfield: Low sulfate and early cements inhibit decay and promote Burgess Shale-type preservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: E1902. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1207451109 (07.12) [OA]


Kessler AJ, Glud RN, Cardenas MB, Larsen M, Bourke MF, Cook PLM (2012) Quantifying denitrification in rippled permeable sands through combined flume experiments and modeling. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 1217-1232.  DOI:10.4319/lo.2012.57.4.1217 (07.12)


Szilas K, Hoffmann JE, Scherstén A, Rosing MT, Windley BF, Kokfelt TF, Keulen N, van Hinsberg VJ, Næraa, T, Frei R, Münker C (2012) Complex calc-alkaline volcanism recorded in Mesoarchaean supracrustal belts north of Frederikshåb Isblink, southern West Greenland: Implications for subduction zone processes in the early Earth. Precambrian Research 208-211: 90-123. DOI:10.1016/j.precamres.2012.03.013 (07.12)


Szilas K, Næraa T, Scherstén A, Stendal H, Frei R, van Hinsberg VJ, Kokfelt TF, Rosing MF (2012) Origin of Mesoarchaean arc-related rocks with boninite/komatiite affinities from southern West Greenland. Lithos 144-145: 24-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2012.03.023 (07.12)


Thamdrup B, Dalsgaard T, Revsbech NP (2012) Widespread functional anoxia in the oxygen minimum zone of the eastern South Pacific. Deep-Sea Research. Part 1: Oceanographic Research Papers 65 36-45. DOI:10.1016/j.dsr.2012.03.001 (07.12)


Zegeye A, Bonneville S, Benning LG, Sturm A, Fowle DA, Jones C, Canfield DE, Ruby C, MacLean LCW, Nomosatryo S, Crowe SA, Poulton SW (2012) Green rust formation controls nutrient availability in a ferruginous water column. Geology 40: 599-602. DOI:10.1130/G32959.1 (07.12)


Rysgaard S, Glud RN, Lennert K, Cooper M, Halden N, Leakey RJG, Hawthorne FC, Barber D (2012) Ikaite crystals in melting sea ice – implications for pCO2 and Ph levels in Arctic surface waters. The Cryosphere 6: 901-908. DOI: 10.5194/tc-6-901-2012 (08.12)


Dalsgaard T; Thamdrup B; Farías L, Revsbech NP (2012) Anammox and denitrification in the oxygen minimum zone of the eastern South Pacific. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 1331-1346. DOI:10.4319/lo.2012.57.5.1331 (09.12)


Ivarsson M (2012) Subseafloor basalts as fungal habitats. Biogeosciences 9: 3625-3635. DOI: 10.5194/bg-9-3625-2012 (09.12) [OA]


Mette W, Elsler A, Korte C (2012) Palaeoenvironmental changes in the Late Triassic (Rhaetian) of the Northern Calcareous Alps: Clues from stable isotopes and microfossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 350–352, 62-72. DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.06.013 (09.12)


Polat A, Fryer BJ, Samson IM, Weisener C, Appel PWU, Frei R, Windley BF (2012) Geochemistry of ultramafic rocks and hornblendite veins in the Fiskenæsset layered anorthosite complex, SW Greenland: Evidence for hydrous upper mantle in the Archean. Precambrian Research 214-215: 124-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2011.11.013 (09.12).


Thamdrup B (2012) New pathways and processes in the global nitrogen cycle. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 43: 407-428. DOI:10.1146/annurev-ecolsys-102710-145048 (09.12)


Bengtson S, Cunningham JA, Yin C, Donoghue PCJ (2012) A merciful death for the “earliest bilaterian,” Vernanimalcula. Evolution & Development 14: 421-427. DOI:10.1111/j.1525-142X.2012.00562.x (09-10.12) [OA]


Mukherjee R, Mondal S, Frei R, Rosing MT, Waight TE, Zhong H, Kuma R (2012) The 3.1 Ga Nuggihalli chromite deposits, Western Dharwar craton (India): Geochemical and isotopic constraints on mantle sources, crustal evolution and implications for supercontinent formation and ore mineralization. Lithos 155: 392-409. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2012.10.001 (online 10.12)


Oyhantcabal P, Wagner-Elmer M, Wemmer K, Schultz B, Frei R, Siegesmund S (2012) Paleo- and Neoproterozoic magmatic and tectonometamorphic evolution of the Isla Cristalina de Rivera (Nico Perez Terrane, Uruguay). International Journal of Earth Sciences 101: 1745-1762. DOI:10.1007/s00531-012-0757-4 (10.12)


Ulloa O, Canfield DE, Delong EF, Letelier RM, Stewart FJ (2012) Microbial oceanography of anoxic oxygen minimum zones. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109: 15996-16003. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1205009109 (10.12) [OA]


Polat A, Longstaffe F, Weisener C, Fryer B, Frei R, Kerrich R (2012) Extreme element mobility during transformation of Neoarchean (ca. 2.7 Ga) pillow basalts to a Paleoproterozoic (ca. 1.9 Ga) paleosol, Schreiber Beach, Ontario, Canada. Chemical Geology 326-327: 145-173. DOI:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.07.018 (10.12)


Crowe SA, Canfield DE, Mucci A, Sundby B, Maranger R (2012) Anammox, denitrification and fixed-nitrogen removal in sediments from the Lower St. Lawrence Estuary. Biogeosciences 9: 4309–4321. DOI:10.5194/bg-9-4309-2012 (11.12) [OA]


Li J, Crowe SA, Miklesh D, Kistner M, Canfield DE, Katsev S (2012) Carbon mineralization and oxygen dynamics in sediments with deep oxygen penetration, Lake Superior. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 1634-1650. DOI:10.4319/lo.2012.57.6.1634 (11.12)


Middelboe M, Glud RN, Sejr MK (2012) Bacterial carbon cycling in a sub-arctic fjord: A seasonal study on microbial activity, growth efficincy and virus induced mortality in Kobbefjord, Greenland. Limnology and Oceanography 57: 1732-1742. DOI:10.4319/lo.2012.57.6.1732 (11.12)


Rizo H, Boyet M, Blichert-Toft J, O’Neil J, Rosing MT, Paquette JL (2012) The elusive Hadean enriched reservoir revealed by 142Nd deficits in Isua Archean rocks. Nature 491: 96–100. DOI:10.1038/nature11565 (11.12)


Santos IR, Eyre BD, Glud RN (2012) Influence of porewater advection on denitrification in carbonate sands: Evidence from repacked sediment column experiments. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta 96: 247-258. DOI:10.1016/j.gca.2012.08.018 (11.12)


Vandieken V, Pester M; Finke N; Hyun J-H ; Friedrich MW; Loy A ; Thamdrup B (2012)Three manganese oxide-rich marine sediments harbor similar communities of acetate-oxidizing manganese-reducing bacteria ISME Journal 6: 2078-2090. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2012.41 (11.12)


Lorke A, McGinnis DF, Maeck A, Fischer H (2012) Effect of ship locking on sediment oxygen uptake in impounded rivers. Water Resources Research 48, W12514 DOI:10.1029/2012WR012483 (12.12)



Rasmussen CMØ, Harper DAT, Blodgett RB (2012) Late Ordovician brachiopods from West-central Alaska: systematics, ecology and palaeobiogeography. Fossils and Strata 58: 1–103, Wiley-Blackwell (03.12)

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Canfield DE, Farquhar J (2012) The Global Sulfur cycle. In: Knoll AH, Canfield DE, Konhauser KO (eds) Fundamentals of Geobiology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp 49-64. doi: 10.1002/9781118280874.fmatter (04.12)


Kasting JF, Canfield DE (2012) The Global Oxygen Cycle. In Knoll AH, Canfield DE, Konhauser KO (eds) Fundamentals of Geobiology, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, pp 93-104. doi: 10.1002/9781118280874.fmatter (04.12)