Oceanography

Oceanography in the Department includes ocean circulation and dynamics, air-sea interaction, chemical tracers and cycles, interactions with marine life, and the sedimentary record of past oceans and climates at timescales ranging from years to millions of years. An overarching goal is the study of the ocean's role in the global climate and marine ecosystems. Research programs involve observational, model, and theory components, and is highly interdisciplinary. The faculty have active programs across the globe, from tropical to polar environments, and coastal zones. Research includes study of the dynamics of sea ice, tropical ocean variability, El Niño and other climate oscillations, and ocean/glacial ice interaction. Chemical oceanography faculty examine the marine biogeochemical cycles of major and minor elements, including carbon and anthropogenic compounds in all their forms. They use both observational (measuring geochemical tracers at sea) and modeling approaches to understand ocean circulation, with a specific focus on the ocean's role in the carbon cycle, both today and in the past, and especially its contribution to absorbing anthropogenic carbon dioxide. Biological oceanography faculty study the intereactions of marine organisms with one another and with their physical and chemical environment to understand the their role of ocean biota in the global carbon cycle. Paleoceanography faculty reconstruct changes in surface and deep ocean circulation, changes in ocean productivity and chemistry, and changes in terrestrial environments. An important component of this research involves developing spatial and temporal records of climate change based on biological, chemical, mineralogical, and isotopic measurements on deep sea sediment samples and corals. Strong connections are maintained with the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction (IRI) and the Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

Arnold L. Gordon
Personal Information
Arnold
L.
Gordon
Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Ocean and Climate Physics
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
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203 B Oceanography
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
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My research is directed at the ocean's stratification, circulation and mixing and its role in Earth's climate system.

I am a field-going physical oceanographer, an observationalist. My research is directed at the ocean's stratification, circulation and mixing and its role in Earth's climate system. I study the transfer of heat and freshwater within the ocean and between the ocean, cryosphere and atmosphere. I view the ocean as a global system, with specific attention to interocean exchange and to ventilation of the deep ocean interior through sea-air-ice interaction. Comparison and extension of observational data with model results are an increasingly important part of my research. Historically much of my research deals with the Southern Ocean, but research within the warmer waters of the Indonesian Seas, tropical North Pacific, Indian and Atlantic Oceans now compose most of my research program. Recently my focus is on the role of the ocean mesoscale in the transfer of heat and freshwater to compensate for net sea-air flux. I tend to go to areas that have been neglected by the research community, but have the potential of being key players in the global system.

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Education
Ph.D.
Columbia University
1965
BS
CUNY- Herbert Lehman College
1961
Sc.D. Honoris causa
University of Cape Town, South Africa
2005
Selected Publications:
The Indonesian Throughflow during 2004-2006 as observed by the INSTANT program, Gordon, A L; Sprintall, J; Van Aken, H M; Susanto, R D; Wijffels, S; Molcard, R; Ffield, A; Pranowo, W; Wirasantosa, S Dynamics of Atmosphere and Ocean (In Press)
Differences among subtropical surface salinity patterns, Gordon, A. L.; C. F. Giulivi; J. Busecke; F. M. Bingham Oceanography (2015) 10.5670/oceanog.2015.02.
Bottom water export from the western Ross Sea, 2007 through 2010, Gordon, A. L.; B. A. Huber; J. Busecke GRL (2015) 10.1002/2015GL064457
South China Sea throughflow impact on the Indonesian throughflow, Gordon, A. L.; Huber, B. A.; Metzger, E. J.; Susanto, R. D.; Hurlburt, H. E.; Adi, T. R. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume: 33, Issue: 11 (2012) 10.1029/2012gl052021
Circumpolar View of the Southern Ocean from 1962 to 1992, Gordon, A. L. Oceanography 2012, Volume: 24, Issue: 3 p.: 18-23 (2012)
Climate Impact on Interannual Variability of Weddell Sea Bottom Water, McKee, D.; Yuan, X.; Gordon, A.L.; Huber, B.A.; Dong, Z. Journal of Geophysical Research, Ocean , Volume: 116, Issue: C05020 (2011) 10.1029/2010JC006484
Synchronous intensification and warming of Antarctic Bottom Water outflow from the Weddell Gyre, Meredith, Michael P.; Gordon, Arnold L.; Naveira Garabato, Alberto C.; Abrahamsen, E. Povl; Huber, Bruce A.; Jullion, Loïc; Venables, Hugh J. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume: 38, Issue: 3 (2011) 10.1029/2010gl046265
A seasonal cycle in the export of bottom water from the Weddell Sea, Gordon, A. L.;Huber, B.; McKee, D.; Visbeck, M. Nature Geoscience, Volume: 3, Issue: 8 p.: 551-556 (2010) 10.1038/ngeo916
Intraseasonal variability in Makassar Strait thermocline, Pujiana, K; Gordon, A L; Sprintall, J; Susanto, R D J Mar Res (2010)
Simulated and Observed Circulation in the Indonesian Seas: 1/12� Global HYCOM and the INSTANT Observations, Metzger, EJ; Hurlburt, HE; Xu, X; Shriver, JF; Gordon, A L; Sprintall, J; Susanto, R D; van Aken, H M Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans (2010)
Western Ross Sea continental slope gravity currents, Gordon, A. L.; Orsi, A. H.; Muench, R.; Huber, B. A.; Zambianchi, E.; Visbeck, M. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 56, Issue: 13-14 p.: 796-817 (2009)
Makassar Strait Throughflow, 2004 to 2006, Gordon, A. L., Susanto, R. D., Ffield, A. Huber, B. A., Pranowo, W., Wirasantosa, S. Geop Res Letts, Volume: 35, Issue: L24605, (2008) 10.1029/2008GL036372
Blueprints for Medieval hydroclimate, Seager, R.; Graham, N.; Herweijer, C.; Gordon, A. L.; Kushnir, Y.; Cook, E. Quaternary Science Reviews Oct, Volume: 26, Issue: 19-21 p.: 2322-2336 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.04.020
Observations and proxies of the surface layer throughflow in Lombok Strait, Susanto, R. D.; Gordon, A. L.; Sprintall, J. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Mar 31, Volume: 112, Issue: C3 p.: - (2007) Doi 10.1029/2006jc003790
A possible link between the Weddell Polynya and the Southern Annular Mode, Gordon, A. L.; Visbeck, M.; Comiso, J. C. Journal of Climate Jun 1, Volume: 20, Issue: 11 p.: 2558-2571 (2007) Doi 10.1175/Jcli4046.1
To follow the water: Exploring the ocean to discover climate, Gordon, A. Nature Sep 27, Volume: 449, Issue: 7161 p.: 407-408 (2007) Doi 10.1038/449407a
Isopycnal displacements within the Cape Basin thermocline as revealed by the Hydrographic Data Archive, Giulivi, C. F.; Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers Aug, Volume: 53, Issue: 8 p.: 1285-1300 (2006) DOI 10.1016/j.dsr.2006.05.011
Comparison of Indonesian Throughflow transport observations, Makassar Strait to eastern Indian Ocean, Vranes, K.; Gordon, A. L. Geophysical Research Letters May 18, Volume: 32, Issue: 10 p.: - (2005) Doi 10.1029/2004gl022158
Velocity and transport of the Makassar Strait throughflow, Susanto, R. D.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jan 26, Volume: 110, Issue: C1 p.: - (2005) Doi 10.1029/2004jc002425
Energetic plumes over the western Ross Sea continental slope, Gordon, A. L.; Zambianchi, E.; Orsi, A.; Visbeck, M.; Giulivi, C. F.; Whitworth, T.; Spezie, G. Geophysical Research Letters Nov 4, Volume: 31, Issue: 21 p.: - (2004) Doi 10.1029/2004gl020785
Pacific decadal oscillation and sea level in the Japan/East sea, Gordon, A. L.; Giulivi, C. F. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers May, Volume: 51, Issue: 5 p.: 653-663 (2004) DOI 10.1016/j.dsr.2004.02.005
Significance of the vertical profile of the Indonesian Throughflow transport to the Indian Ocean, Song, Q.; Gordon, A. L. Geophysical Research Letters Aug 19, Volume: 31, Issue: 16 p.: - (2004) Doi 10.1029/2004gl020360
Spreading of the Indonesian throughflow in the Indian Ocean, Song, Q.; Gordon, A. L.; Visbeck, M. Journal of Physical Oceanography Apr, Volume: 34, Issue: 4 p.: 772-792 (2004)
A New International Array to Measure the Indonesian Throughflow: INSTANT, Sprintall, J.; Wijffels, S; Gordon, A.L; Ffield, A.; Molcard, R.; Susanto, R.D.; Soesilo, I.; Sopaheluwakan, J.; Surachman, Y.; van Aken, H.M. EOS Trans. AGU, Volume: 85, Issue: 39 p.: 369-384 (2004)
Cool Indonesian throughflow as a consequence of restricted surface layer flow, Gordon, A. L.; Susanto, R. D.; Vranes, K. Nature Oct 23, Volume: 425, Issue: 6960 p.: 824-828 (2003) Doi 10.1038/Nature02038
Deep topographic barriers within the Indonesian seas, Gordon, A. L.; Giulivi, C. F.; Ilahude, A. G. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 50, Issue: 12-13 p.: 2205-2228 (2003) Doi 10.1016/S0967-0645(03)00053-5
Estimating transport in Makassar Strait, Wajsowicz, R. C.; Gordon, A. L.; Ffield, A.; Susanto, R. D. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 50, Issue: 12-13 p.: 2163-2181 (2003) Doi 10.1016/S0967-0645(03)00051-1
Oceanography - The brawniest retroflection, Gordon, A. L. Nature Feb 27, Volume: 421, Issue: 6926 p.: 904-905 (2003) Doi 10.1038/421904a
The Pacific/Indian Ocean pressure difference and its influence on the Indonesian Seas circulation: Part I - The study with specified total transports, Burnett, W. H.; Kamenkovich, V. M.; Gordon, A. L.; Mellor, G. L. Journal of Marine Research Sep, Volume: 61, Issue: 5 p.: 577-611 (2003)
The Pacific/Indian Ocean pressure difference and its influence on the Indonesian Seas circulation: Part II - The study with specified sea-surface heights, Kamenkovich, V. M.; Burnett, W. H.; Gordon, A. L.; Mellor, G. L. Journal of Marine Research Sep, Volume: 61, Issue: 5 p.: 613-634 (2003)
Bay of Bengal nutrient-rich benthic layer, Gordon, A. L.; Giulivi, C. F.; Takahashi, T.; Sutherland, S.; Morrison, J.; Olson, D. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 49, Issue: 7-8 p.: 1411-1421 (2002) Pii S0967-0645(01)00161-8
The heat transport of the Indonesian Throughflow and implications for the Indian Ocean heat budget, Vranes, K.; Gordon, A. L.; Ffield, A. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 49, Issue: 7-8 p.: 1391-1410 (2002) Pii S0967-0645(01)00150-3
Japan/East Sea intrathermocline eddies, Gordon, A. L.; Giulivi, C. F.; Lee, C. M.; Furey, H. H.; Bower, A.; Talley, L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Jun, Volume: 32, Issue: 6 p.: 1960-1974 (2002)
Long-term temperature trends in the deep waters of the Weddell Sea, Robertson, R.; Visbeck, M.; Gordon, A. L.; Fahrbach, E. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 49, Issue: 21 p.: 4791-4806 (2002) Pii S0967-0645(02)00159-5
A numerical study of the circulation in the northwestern Weddell Sea, Matano, R. P.; Gordon, A. L.; Muench, R. D.; Palma, E. D. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume: 49, Issue: 21 p.: 4827-4841 (2002) Pii S0967-0645(02)00161-3
Subduction along a midocean front and the generation of intrathermocline eddies: A theoretical study, Ou, H. W.; Gordon, A. Journal of Physical Oceanography Jun, Volume: 32, Issue: 6 p.: 1975-1986 (2002)
Tracing Amazon River water into the Caribbean Sea, Hellweger, F. L.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Marine Research Jul, Volume: 60, Issue: 4 p.: 537-549 (2002)
Cooling and ventilating the abyssal ocean, Orsi, A. H.; Jacobs, S. S.; Gordon, A. L.; Visbeck, M. Geophysical Research Letters Aug 1, Volume: 28, Issue: 15 p.: 2923-2926 (2001)
Export of Weddell Sea Deep and Bottom Water, Gordon, A. L.; Visbeck, M.; Huber, B. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans May 15, Volume: 106, Issue: C5 p.: 9005-9017 (2001)
Upwelling along the coasts of Java and Sumatra sand its relation to ENSO, Susanto, R. D.; Gordon, A. L.; Zheng, Q. N. Geophysical Research Letters Apr 15, Volume: 28, Issue: 8 p.: 1599-1602 (2001)
Interocean Exchange, Gordon, A. L. Ocean Circulation and Climate p.: 303-314 (2001)
Banda Sea Surface Layer Divergence, Gordon, A.L.; Susanto, R.D. Ocean Dynamics, Volume: 52, Issue: 1 p.: 2-10 (2001)
Deep and bottom water of the Bransfield Strait eastern and central basins, Gordon, A. L.; Mensch, M.; Dong, Z. Q.; Smethie, W. M.; de Bettencourt, J. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans May 15, Volume: 105, Issue: C5 p.: 11337-11346 (2000)
Dynamical balance in the Indonesian Seas circulation, Burnett, W. H.; Kamenkovich, V. M.; Jaffe, D. A.; Gordon, A. L.; Mellor, G. L. Geophysical Research Letters Sep 1, Volume: 27, Issue: 17 p.: 2705-2708 (2000)
The influence of the pressure head on the Indonesian Seas circulation, Burnett, W. H.; Kamenkovich, V. M.; Mellor, G. L.; Gordon, A. L. Geophysical Research Letters Aug 1, Volume: 27, Issue: 15 p.: 2273-2276 (2000)
Intraseasonal variability and tides in Makassar Strait, Susanto, R. D.; Gordon, A. L.; Sprintall, J.; Herunadi, B. Geophysical Research Letters May 15, Volume: 27, Issue: 10 p.: 1499-1502 (2000)
Recipe for Banda Sea Water, Waworuntu, J. M.; Fine, R. A.; Olson, D. B.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Marine Research Jul, Volume: 58, Issue: 4 p.: 547-569 (2000)
A semiannual Indian Ocean forced Kelvin wave observed in the Indonesian seas in May 1997, Sprintall, J.; Gordon, A. L.; Murtugudde, R.; Susanto, R. D. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jul 15, Volume: 105, Issue: C7 p.: 17217-17230 (2000)
Spreading of red sea overflow waters in the Indian ocean, Beal, L. M.; Ffield, A.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Apr 15, Volume: 105, Issue: C4 p.: 8549-8564 (2000)
Temperature variability within Makassar Strait, Ffield, A.; Vranes, K.; Gordon, A. L.; Susanto, R. D.; Garzoli, S. L. Geophysical Research Letters Jan 15, Volume: 27, Issue: 2 p.: 237-240 (2000)
Interannual variability of South Atlantic circulation from 4 years of TOPEX/POSEIDON satellite altimeter observations, Witter, D. L.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Sep 15, Volume: 104, Issue: C9 p.: 20927-20948 (1999)
Thermohaline stratification of the Indonesian Seas: Model and observations, Gordon, A. L.; McClean, J. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Feb, Volume: 29, Issue: 2 p.: 198-216 (1999)
Throughflow within Makassar Strait, Gordon, A. L.; Susanto, R. D.; Ffield, A. Geophysical Research Letters Nov 1, Volume: 26, Issue: 21 p.: 3325-3328 (1999)
Bay of Bengal currents during the northeast monsoon, Hacker, P.; Firing, E.; Hummon, J.; Gordon, A. L.; Kindle, J. C. Geophysical Research Letters Aug 1, Volume: 25, Issue: 15 p.: 2769-2772 (1998)
Coelacanth populations may go with the flow, Gordon, A. L. Nature Oct 15, Volume: 395, Issue: 6703 p.: 634-634 (1998)
Makassar Strait transport: Initial estimate based on Arlindo results, Gordon, A. L.; Susanto, R. D. Marine Technology Society Journal Win, Volume: 32, Issue: 4 p.: 34-45 (1998)
Advection and diffusion of Indonesian throughflow water within the Indian Ocean South Equatorial Current, Gordon, A. L.; Ma, S. B.; Olson, D. B.; Hacker, P.; Ffield, A.; Talley, L. D.; Wilson, D.; Baringer, M. Geophysical Research Letters Nov 1, Volume: 24, Issue: 21 p.: 2573-2576 (1997)
He-3 in Indonesian Seas: Inferences on deep pathways, Top, Z.; Gordon, A.; JeanBaptiste, P.; Fieux, M.; Ilahude, G.; Muchtar, M. Geophysical Research Letters Mar 1, Volume: 24, Issue: 5 p.: 547-550 (1997)
CFC-113 shows Brazil eddy crossing the South Atlantic to the Agulhas Retroflection region, SmytheWright, D.; Gordon, A. L.; Chapman, P.; Jones, M. S. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jan 15, Volume: 101, Issue: C1 p.: 885-895 (1996)
Cosmonaut polynya in the Southern Ocean: Structure and variability, Comiso, J. C.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Aug 15, Volume: 101, Issue: C8 p.: 18297-18313 (1996)
The eastern boundary of the Gulf Stream recirculation, Marchese, P. J.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Marine Research May, Volume: 54, Issue: 3 p.: 521-540 (1996)
The eddy field of the southeast Atlantic Ocean: A statistical census from the Benguela Sources and Transports project, Rae, C. M. D.; Garzoli, S. L.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans May 15, Volume: 101, Issue: C5 p.: 11949-11964 (1996)
Oceanography - Communication between oceans, Gordon, A. L. Nature Aug 1, Volume: 382, Issue: 6590 p.: 399-400 (1996)
On the influence of bottom topography on the Agulhas eddy, Kamenkovich, V. M.; Leonov, Y. P.; Nechaev, D. A.; Byrne, D. A.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Jun, Volume: 26, Issue: 6 p.: 892-912 (1996)
Origins and variability of the Benguela Current, Garzoli, S. L.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jan 15, Volume: 101, Issue: C1 p.: 897-906 (1996)
Pathways of water between the Pacific and Indian oceans in the Indonesian seas, Gordon, A. L.; Fine, R. A. Nature Jan 11, Volume: 379, Issue: 6561 p.: 146-149 (1996)
Southern Ocean fronts from the Greenwich meridian to Tasmania, Belkin, I. M.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Feb 15, Volume: 101, Issue: C2 p.: 3675-3696 (1996)
Thermocline stratification within the Indonesian Seas, Ilahude, A. G.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans May 15, Volume: 101, Issue: C5 p.: 12401-12409 (1996)
Tidal mixing signatures in the Indonesian seas, Ffield, A.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Sep, Volume: 26, Issue: 9 p.: 1924-1937 (1996)
Variability and sources of the southeastern Atlantic circulation, Garzoli, S. L.; Gordon, A. L.; Kamenkovich, V.; Pillsbury, D.; DuncombeRae, C. Journal of Marine Research Nov, Volume: 54, Issue: 6 p.: 1039-1071 (1996)
The Absolute Velocity-Field of Agulhas Eddies and the Benguela Current, Clement, A. C.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Nov 15, Volume: 100, Issue: C11 p.: 22591-22601 (1995)
Agulhas Eddies - a Synoptic View Using Geosat Erm Data, Byrne, D. A.; Gordon, A. L.; Haxby, W. F. Journal of Physical Oceanography May, Volume: 25, Issue: 5 p.: 902-917 (1995)
Circulation and Transport of Water Along the Western Weddell Sea Margin, Muench, R. D.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Sep 15, Volume: 100, Issue: C9 p.: 18503-18515 (1995)
Tropical Atlantic Water within the Benguela Upwelling System at 27-Degrees-S, Gordon, A. L.; Bosley, K. T.; Aikman, F. Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers Jan, Volume: 42, Issue: 1 p.: 1-12 (1995)
Warm Weddell Deep-Water West of Maud Rise, Gordon, A. L.; Huber, B. A. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jul 15, Volume: 100, Issue: C7 p.: 13747-13753 (1995)
When Is Appearance Reality - a Comment on Why Does the Indonesian Throughflow Appear to Originate from the North Pacific, Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Jun, Volume: 25, Issue: 6 p.: 1560-1567 (1995)
Thermocline of the Flores and Banda Seas, Gordon, A. L.; Ffield, A.; Ilahude, A. G. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Sep 15, Volume: 99, Issue: C9 p.: 18235-18242 (1994)
Deep and Bottom Water of the Weddell Seas Western Rim, Gordon, A. L.; Huber, B. A.; Hellmer, H. H.; Ffield, A. Science Oct 1, Volume: 262, Issue: 5130 p.: 95-97 (1993)
Modeling of Topographic Effects on Antarctic Sea-Ice Using Multivariate Adaptive Regression Splines, Deveaux, R. D.; Gordon, A. L.; Comiso, J. C.; Bacherer, N. E. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Nov 15, Volume: 98, Issue: C11 p.: 20307-20319 (1993)
Convective Modifications of Water Masses in the Agulhas, Olson, D. B.; Fine, R. A.; Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers Mar, Volume: 39, Issue: 1A p.: S163-S181 (1992)
Thermocline and Intermediate Water Communication between the South-Atlantic and Indian Oceans, Gordon, A. L.; Weiss, R. F.; Smethie, W. M.; Warner, M. J. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans May 15, Volume: 97, Issue: C5 p.: 7223-7240 (1992)
Vertical Mixing in the Indonesian Thermocline, Ffield, A.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Feb, Volume: 22, Issue: 2 p.: 184-195 (1992)
Cyclonic Gyre in the Tropical South-Atlantic, Gordon, A. L.; Bosley, K. T. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume: 38 p.: S323-S343 (1991)
Agulhas Eddies Invade the South-Atlantic - Evidence from Geosat Altimeter and Shipboard Conductivity-Temperature-Depth Survey, Gordon, A. L.; Haxby, W. F. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Mar 15, Volume: 95, Issue: C3 p.: 3117-& (1990)
Southern-Ocean Winter Mixed Layer, Gordon, A. L.; Huber, B. A. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jul 15, Volume: 95, Issue: C7 p.: 11655-11672 (1990)
Brazil Malvinas Confluence - 1984, Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers Mar, Volume: 36, Issue: 3 p.: 359-384 (1989)
Intermediate Waters in the Southwest South-Atlantic, Piola, A. R.; Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers Jan, Volume: 36, Issue: 1 p.: 1-16 (1989)
Weddell Gyre - Temperature Maximum Stratum, Bagriantsev, N. V.; Gordon, A. L.; Huber, B. A. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jun 15, Volume: 94, Issue: C6 p.: 8331-8334 (1989)
Polynyas in the Southern-Ocean, Gordon, A. L.; Comiso, J. C. Scientific American Jun, Volume: 258, Issue: 6 p.: 90-97 (1988)
The Southern-Ocean and Global Climate, Gordon, A. L. Oceanus Sum, Volume: 31, Issue: 2 p.: 39-46 (1988)
Polar Oceans, Gordon, A. L.; Owens, W. B. Reviews of Geophysics Mar, Volume: 25, Issue: 2 p.: 227-233 (1987)
Recurring Polynyas over the Cosmonaut Sea and the Maud Rise, Comiso, J. C.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Mar 15, Volume: 92, Issue: C3 p.: 2819-2833 (1987)
Shedding of an Agulhas Ring Observed at Sea, Lutjeharms, J. R. E.; Gordon, A. L. Nature Jan 8, Volume: 325, Issue: 6100 p.: 138-140 (1987)
Stratification and Circulation at the Agulhas Retroflection, Gordon, A. L.; Lutjeharms, J. R. E.; Grundlingh, M. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers Apr, Volume: 34, Issue: 4 p.: 565-599 (1987)
Abyssal Eddy in the Southwest Atlantic, Gordon, A. L.; Greengrove, C. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers Jun, Volume: 33, Issue: 6 p.: 839-& (1986)
Geostrophic Circulation of the Brazil-Falkland Confluence, Gordon, A. L.; Greengrove, C. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers May, Volume: 33, Issue: 5 p.: 573-585 (1986)
Inter-Ocean Exchange of Thermocline Water, Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Apr 15, Volume: 91, Issue: C4 p.: 5037-5046 (1986)
On Oceanic Heat and Fresh-Water Fluxes at 30-Degrees-Sstar, Piola, A. R.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography Dec, Volume: 16, Issue: 12 p.: 2184-2190 (1986)
Spin-down of Baroclinic Eddies under Sea Ice, Ou, H. W.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans Jun 15, Volume: 91, Issue: C6 p.: 7623-7630 (1986)
Indian-Atlantic Transfer of Thermocline Water at the Agulhas Retroflection, Gordon, A. L. Science, Volume: 227, Issue: 4690 p.: 1030-1033 (1985)
Antarctic Sea Ice Microwave Signatures and Their Correlation with Insitu Ice Observations, Comiso, J. C.; Ackley, S. F.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, Volume: 89, Issue: Nc1 p.: 662-672 (1984)
Pacific and Indian-Ocean Upper-Layer Salinity Budget, Piola, A. R.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume: 14, Issue: 4 p.: 747-753 (1984)
Thermohaline Stratification Below the Southern-Ocean Sea Ice, Gordon, A. L.; Huber, B. A. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, Volume: 89, Issue: Nc1 p.: 641-648 (1984)
Winter Mixed Layer Entrainment of Weddell Deep-Water, Gordon, A. L.; Chen, C. T. A.; Metcalf, W. G. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, Volume: 89, Issue: Nc1 p.: 637-640 (1984)
Atlantic-Ocean Upper Layer Salinity Budget, Gordon, A. L.; Piola, A. R. Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume: 13, Issue: 7 p.: 1293-1300 (1983)
Oceanography - a Clever Answer to a Simple Question, Gordon, A. L. Nature, Volume: 305, Issue: 5933 p.: 385-386 (1983)
Polar Oceanography, Gordon, A. L. Reviews of Geophysics, Volume: 21, Issue: 5 p.: 1124-1131 (1983)
Southern-Hemisphere Western Boundary Current Variability Revealed by Geos-3-Altimeter, Gordon, A. L.; Horai, K.; Donn, M. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans and Atmospheres, Volume: 88, Issue: Nc1 p.: 755-762 (1983)
Satellite-Observations of the Brazil and Falkland Currents - 1975 to 1976 and 1978, Legeckis, R.; Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume: 29, Issue: 3 p.: 375-401 (1982)
Southern-Ocean Bottom Water of the Australian New Zealand Sector, Rodman, M. R.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans and Atmospheres, Volume: 87, Issue: Nc8 p.: 5771-5778 (1982)
A Convective Model for the Weddell Polynya, Martinson, D. G.; Killworth, P. D.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume: 11, Issue: 4 p.: 466-488 (1981)
Salinity Maximum in the Pycnocline of the Middle Atlantic Bight, Gordon, A. L.; Aikman, F. Limnology and Oceanography, Volume: 26, Issue: 1 p.: 123-130 (1981)
Seasonality of Southern-Ocean Sea Ice, Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans and Atmospheres, Volume: 86, Issue: Nc5 p.: 4193-4197 (1981)
South-Atlantic Thermocline Ventilation, Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume: 28, Issue: 11 p.: 1239-1264 (1981)
The Wind-Driven Circulation in the Weddell-Enderby Basin, Gordon, A. L.; Martinson, D. G.; Taylor, H. W. Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers, Volume: 28, Issue: 2 p.: 151-163 (1981)
Ocean Transients as Observed by Geos-3 Coincident Orbits, Gordon, A. L.; Baker, T. N. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans and Atmospheres, Volume: 85, Issue: Nc1 p.: 502-506 (1980)
Circulation and Melting beneath the Ross Ice Shelf, Jacobs, S. S.; Gordon, A. L.; Ardai, J. L. Science, Volume: 203, Issue: 4379 p.: 439-443 (1979)
Basin Waters of Bransfield Strait, Gordon, A. L.; Nowlin, W. D. Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume: 8, Issue: 2 p.: 258-264 (1978)
Climatic Characteristics of Antarctic Polar Front Zone, Taylor, H. W.; Gordon, A. L.; Molinelli, E. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans and Atmospheres, Volume: 83, Issue: Nc9 p.: 4572-4578 (1978)
Deep Antarctic Convection West of Maud Rise, Gordon, A. L. Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume: 8, Issue: 4 p.: 600-612 (1978)
Large-Scale Relative Dynamic Topography of Southern-Ocean, Gordon, A. L.; Molinelli, E.; Baker, T. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans and Atmospheres, Volume: 83, Issue: Nc6 p.: 3023-3032 (1978)
South-Atlantic Oceanography, Gordon, A. L. Antarctic Journal of the United States, Volume: 13, Issue: 4 p.: 87-89 (1978)
Weddell Polynya, Gyre and Deep-Water Convection, Gordon, A. L. Transactions-American Geophysical Union, Volume: 59, Issue: 4 p.: 292-292 (1978)
Antarctic Polar Front Zone in Western Scotia Sea - Summer 1975, Gordon, A. L.; Georgi, D. T.; Taylor, H. W. Journal of Physical Oceanography, Volume: 7, Issue: 3 p.: 309-328 (1977)
Climatic Characteristics of Antarctic Polar Front, Taylor, H. W.; Gordon, A. L.; Molinelli, E. Transactions-American Geophysical Union, Volume: 58, Issue: 9 p.: 885-885 (1977)
Islas-Orcadas Cruise 12 - Cape-Town to Buenos-Aires, Gordon, A. L.; Labrecque, J. Antarctic Journal of the United States, Volume: 12, Issue: 4 p.: 60-62 (1977)
Basins of Bransfield Strait, Gordon, A. L.; Nowlin, W. D. Transactions-American Geophysical Union, Volume: 57, Issue: 12 p.: 940-940 (1976)
Antarctic Oceanographic Section Along 170 Degreese, Gordon, A. L. Deep-Sea Research, Volume: 22, Issue: 6 p.: 357-& (1975)
Contributions of R/V Conrad to F Drake, 1975, Gordon, A. L. Antarctic Journal of the United States, Volume: 10, Issue: 4 p.: 142-143 (1975)
Seasonal Change of Antarctic Sea Ice Cover, Gordon, A. L.; Taylor, H. W. Science, Volume: 187, Issue: 4174 p.: 346-347 (1975)
Diffusivity of Suspended Matter in Caribbean Sea, Eittreim, S.; Biscaye, P. E.; Gordon, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume: 78, Issue: 27 p.: 6401-6403 (1973)
Physical Oceanography, Gordon, A. L. Antarctic Journal of the United States, Volume: 8, Issue: 3 p.: 61-69 (1973)
Antarctic Physical Oceanographic Studies, 1971-1972, Gordon, A. L. Antarctic Journal of the United States, Volume: 7, Issue: 5 p.: 206-207 (1972)
Sidney R. Hemming
Personal Information
Sidney
R.
Hemming
Professor and Chair
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Geochemistry
Contact Information
413 Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8417

Fax: 

(845) 365-8155

Fields of interest: 

geochronology, sedimentary geochemistry, paleoclimate, continental crust evolution

I consider my field to be Historical Geology.  Using the record from sediments and sedimentary rocks, I seek to document aspects of Earth's history.  Understanding the provenance and processes recorded in the geochemistry of sediments and sedimentary rocks lies at the heart of my research interests.  I have strong interest in tectonics and continental crust evolution questions on the longer time scale. I have an active program of applying radiogenic isotopes for tracing the sources of sediments with the goal of understanding Quaternary climate changes and associated changes in winds, currents and glaciers. Provenance studies of ice rafted detritus are key to working out the dynamic relationships among paleo-climate and paleo-ocean circulation and their interactions with the large ice sheets that covered the northern continents during the ice ages.  Geochronology is essential to my research and I am actively participating in projects to improve our ability to obtain reliable age estimates on events in Earth's history.

  • Ar Geochronology Lab
Education
Ph.D.
SUNY Stony Brook
1994
Master of Science
Tulane
1986
Bachelor of Science
Midwestern
1983
Marissa Tremblay, Barnard College Senior
Selected Publications:
Characterizing the sediment provenance of East Antarctica's weak underbelly: The Aurora and Wilkes sub-glacial basins, Pierce, Pierce, E.L.; Williams T.; van de Flierdt, T.; Hemming, S.R.; Goldstein, S.L.; Brachfeld, S.A. Paleoceanography, Volume: 26, Issue: PA4217 p.: 10.1029/2011PA002127 (2011)
Evidence for iceberg armadas from East Antarctica in the Southern Ocean during the late Miocene and early Pliocene, Williams, T; van de Flierdt, T; Hemming, SR; Chung, E; Roy, M; Goldstein, SL Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 290 p.: 351-361 (2010)
Contrasting compositions of Saharan dust in the eastern Atlantic Ocean during the last deglaciation and African Humid Period, Cole, J. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; deMenocal, P. B.; Hemming, S. R.; Grousset, F. E. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 278, Issue: 3-4 p.: 257-266 (2009) doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.011
Use of strontium isotopes in detrital sediments to constrain the glacial position of the Agulhas Retroflection, Franzese, A. M.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L. Paleoceanography, Volume: 24 (2009) 10.1029/2008PA001706
Spectral analysis of the lower Eocene Wilkins Peak Member, Green River Formation, Wyoming: Support for Milankovitch cyclicity, Machlus, M. L.; Olsen, P. E.; Christie-Blick, N.; Hemming, S. R. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Apr 15, Volume: 268, Issue: 1-2 p.: 64-75 (2008) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.12.024
Modeling the marine nd isotope variability with an offline ocean general circulation model, Jones, K. M.; Khatiwala, S.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; van de Flierdt, T. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Jul, Volume: 72, Issue: 12 p.: A439-A439 (2008)
Ar-40/Ar-39 ages of hornblende grains and bulk Sm/Nd isotopes of circum-Antarctic glacio-marine sediments: Implications for sediment provenance in the Southern Ocean, Roy, M.; van de Flierdt, T. V.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L. Chemical Geology Oct 15, Volume: 244, Issue: 3-4 p.: 507-519 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.07.017
Heinrich events: Massive late pleistocene detritus layers of the North Atlantic and their global climate imprint, Hemming, S. R. Reviews of Geophysics Mar 18, Volume: 42, Issue: 1 p.: - (2004) Doi 10.1029/2003rg000128
Radiogenic isotopes as tracers of sediment provenance and flux: Paleoceanography of the South Atlantic, Franzese, A. M.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L.; Anderson, R. F.; Broecker, W. S. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Sep, Volume: 67, Issue: 18 p.: A102-A102 (2003)
Ar-40/Ar-39 ages and Ar-40* concentrations of fine-grained sediment fractions from North Atlantic Heinrich layers, Hemming, S. R.; Hall, C. M.; Biscaye, P. E.; Higgins, S. M.; Bond, G. C.; McManus, J. F.; Barber, D. C.; Andrews, J. T.; Broecker, W. S. Chemical Geology Feb 15, Volume: 182, Issue: 2-4 p.: 583-603 (2002) Pii S0009-2541(01)00342-4
Laschamp excursion at Mono Lake?, Kent, D. V.; Hemming, S. R.; Turrin, B. D. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Apr 15, Volume: 197, Issue: 3-4 p.: 151-164 (2002) Pii S0012-821x(02)00474-0
Paleoclimate - Climate swings come into focus, Broecker, W. S.; Hemming, S. Science Dec 14, Volume: 294, Issue: 5550 p.: 2308-2309 (2001)
Maureen Raymo
Personal Information
Maureen
Raymo
Bruce C. Heezen/Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Biology and Paleo Environment
Adjunct Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Director - Core Repository
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Contact Information
105E Geoscience
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8801

Fax: 

(845) 365-8150
Selected Publications:
Departures from eustasy in Pliocene sea-level records, Raymo, Maureen E.; Mitrovica, Jerry X.; O'Leary, Michael J.; DeConto, Robert M.; Hearty, Paul L. NATURE GEOSCIENCE MAY, Volume: 4 p.: 328–332 (2011)
Diachronous benthic delta O-18 responses during late Pleistocene terminations, Lisiecki, Lorraine E.; Raymo, Maureen E. PALEOCEANOGRAPHY SEP 23, Volume: 24 p.: PA3210 (2009)
Plio-Pleistocene Ice Volume, Antarctic Climate, and the Global δ18O Record, Raymo, M. E., L. E. Lisiecki, and K. H. Nisancioglu Science, Volume: 313 p.: 492 (2006)
A Pliocene-Pleistocene stack of 57 globally distributed benthic delta O-18 records, Lisiecki, L. E.; Raymo, M. E. PALEOCEANOGRAPHY JAN 18, Volume: 20 p.: PA1003 (2005)
The 41 kyr world: Milankovitch's other unsolved mystery, Raymo, M. E.; Nisancioglu, K. PALEOCEANOGRAPHY MAR 6, Volume: 18 p.: 1011 (2003)
The timing of major climate terminations, Raymo, M. E. PALEOCEANOGRAPHY AUG, Volume: 12 p.: 577–585 (1997)
THE HIMALAYAS, ORGANIC-CARBON BURIAL, AND CLIMATE IN THE MIOCENE, RAYMO, ME PALEOCEANOGRAPHY JUN, Volume: 9 p.: 399–404 (1994)
Tectonic forcing of late Cenozoic climate, Raymo, M.E. and W.F. Ruddiman Nature, Volume: 359 p.: 117-122 (1992)
Evolution of Atlantic Pacific Delta-C-13 Gradients over the Last 2.5 My, Raymo, M. E.; Ruddiman, W. F.; Shackleton, N. J.; Oppo, D. W. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Mar, Volume: 97, Issue: 3-4 p.: 353-368 (1990)
Steven L. Goldstein
Personal Information
Steven
L.
Goldstein
Associate Director - Geochemistry
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Geochemistry
Higgins Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Contact Information
213 Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8787

Fax: 

(845) 365-8155

Fields of interest: 

Geochemistry, isotope geology, how the earth works

The Earth is an incredibly dynamic planet. Throughout its four and a half billion year history, magmas generated in the mantle have been creating crust, which in turn has been mixed back into the mantle by subduction. Formation of the continents and the core have resulted major chemical differentiation of the planet. The combination of chemical fractionations and the decay of radioactive elements in rocks impart "fingerprints" that we use to understand how these processes work, and to determine the timing of events.

These fingerprints are among the most versatile geological tracers. Their applicability extends across the spectrum of the Earth sciences and is limited only by our creativity and imagination. Among the most exciting aspects of isotope geochemistry is that we are neither "hard-" nor "soft" rockers, neither "Quaternary-" nor "Archean" geologists.

At Lamont, we are using chemical and isotopic tracers in studies ranging from deep Earth processes and evolution to Quaternary climate change. Our igneous studies include the history of continental growth as well magma formation processes at ocean ridges, ocean islands, and island arcs. Low-temperature studies include tracing element fluxes in the present-day oceans and through time, and quantifying the timing of climate change through dating of sediments only thousands of years old. The next decade promises to be the most exciting yet as new analytical techniques will extend our arsenal of isotopic tracers.

I found Lamont to be an amazingly exciting place to be a Ph.D. student, and this is why I returned as a faculty member when the opportunity arose. Its combination of great intellectual breadth and range of resources and friendliness make a great environment for research and education.

 

Education
Ph.D.
Columbia University
1986
MA
Harvard University
1978
BA
Columbia University
1976
no degree
McGill University, University of Maryland
Randye Rutberg, faculty, Hunter College, CUNY
Alexandra LaGatta, faculty, St. Mary's College of California
Alexander Piotrowski, faculty, U of Cambridge
William Thompson, scientist, Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution
Kevin Jones, Exxon-Mobil
Kyla Simons, Exxon Mobil
Jason Jweda, ConocoPhillips
Yue Cai, Associate Research Scientist, LDEO
Selected Publications:
High precision Sr-Nd-Hf-Pb isotopic compositions of USGS Standard Reference Material BCR-2, Jweda, J., Bolge, L., Class, C., Goldstein, S.L. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research (2015)
Biogeochemical cycling of Nd along the eastern margin of the North Atlantic, Stichel, T.; Hartman, A.E.; Duggan, B.; Goldstein, S.L.; Scher, H.D.; Pahnke, K. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 412 p.: 245-260 (2015)
Dead Sea drawdown and monsoonal influences in the Levant during the last interglacial, Torfstein, A.; Goldstein, S.L.; Stein, M.; Kushnir, Y.; Enzel, Y.; Haug, G. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 412 p.: 235-244 (2015)
A comparison of detrital U-Pb zircon, 40Ar/39Ar hornblende, and 40Ar/39Ar biotite ages in marine sediments off East Antarctica: implications for the geology of subglacial terrains and provenance studies, Pierce, E.L.; Hemming, S.R.; Williams, T.W.; van de Flierdt, T.; Brachfeld, S.A.; Gehrels, G.; Goldstein, S.L.; Reiners, P.W.; Thompson, S.N. Earth Science Reviews (2014)
Hafnium isotope evidence for slab melt contributions in the Central Mexican Volcanic Belt and implications for slab melting in hot and cold slab arcs, Cai, Y.; LaGatta, A.; Goldstein, S.L.; Langmuir, C.H.; Gómez-Tuena, A.; Martín-del Pozzo, A.-L.; Carrasco-Núñez, G. Chemical Geology, Volume: 377 p.: 45-55 (2014)
Biological response to millennial variability of dust supply in the Subantarctic South Atlantic Ocean, Anderson, R.F.; Barker, S.; Fleisher, M.; Gersonde R.; Goldstein, S.L.; Kuhn G.; Mortyn, P.G.; Pahnke, K.; Julian P. Sachs, J.P. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Lond. Ser. A., Volume: 372 (2014)
Meter-scale Nd isotopic heterogeneity in pyroxenite-bearing Ligurian peridotites encompasses global-scale upper mantle variability, Borghini, G.; Rampone, E.; Zanetti, A.; Class, C.; Cipriani, A.; Hofmann, A.W.; Goldstein, S.L. Geology, Volume: 41 p.: 1055-1058 (2013) 10.1130/g34438.1
Dust transport and synoptic conditions over the Sahara-Arabia deserts during the MIS6/5 and 2/1 transitions from physical, chemical and isotopic properties of Red Sea cores, Palchan, D.; Stein, M.; Almogi-Labin, A.; Erel, Y.; Goldstein, S.L. Earth and Planetary Science Letters , Volume: 382 p.: 125-129 (2013)
Rapid Changes in Meridional Advection of Southern Ocean Intermediate Waters to the Tropical Pacific During the last 30 kyr, Pena, L.D.; Goldstein, S.L.; Hemming, S.R.; Jones, K.M.; Calvo, E.; Pelejero, C.; Cacho, I. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 368 p.: 20-32 (2013)
An integrated multi-site U-Th chronology of last glacial Lake Lisan, Torfstein, A.; Goldstein, S.L.; Kagan, E.; Stein, M. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 104 p.: 210-231 (2013)
Li/Mg systematics in scleractinian corals: Calibration of the thermometer, Montagna, P.; McCulloch, M.; Douville, E.; Correa, M.L.; Trotter, J.; Rodolfo-Metalpa, R.; Dissard, D.; Ferrier-Pages, C.; Frank, N.; Freiwald, A.; Goldstein, S.; Mazzoli, C.; Reynaud, S.; Ruggeberg, A.; Russo, S.; Taviani, M. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 132 p.: 288-310 (2013)
Dust transport and synoptic conditions over the Sahara-Arabia deserts during the MIS6/5 and 2/1 transitions from physical, chemical and isotopic properties of Red Sea cores, Palchan, D.; Stein, M.; Almogi-Labin, A.; Erel, Y.; Goldstein, S.L. Earth and Planetary Science Letters , Volume: 382 p.: 125-129 (2013)
Inter-laboratory study for coral Sr/Ca and other element/Ca ratio measurements, Hathorne, E.C.; Gagnon, A.; Felis, T.; Adkins, J;, Ryuji, A.; Boer, W.; Caillon, N.; Case, D.; Cobb, K.; Douville, E.; deMenocal, P.; Eisenhauer, A.; Garbe-Schönberg, C.-D.; Geibert, W.; Goldstein, S.; Hughen, K.; Inoue, M.; Kawahata, H.; et al. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume: 14 p.: 3730-3750 (2013)
Radiocarbon reservoir ages as freshwater-brine monitors in Lake Lisan - Dead Sea system, Stein, M.; Lazar, B.; Goldstein, S.L. Radiocarbon, Volume: 55 p.: 1050-1057 (2013)
Rapid Changes in Meridional Advection of Southern Ocean Intermediate Waters to the Tropical Pacific During the last 30 kyr, Pena, L.D.; Goldstein, S.L.; Hemming, S.R.; Jones, K.M.; Calvo, E.; Pelejero, C.; Cacho, I. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 368 p.: 20-32 (2013)
Impacts of abrupt climate changes in the Levant from last glacial Dead Sea levels, Torfstein, A.; Goldstein, S.L.; Stein, M.; Enzel, Y. Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume: 69 p.: 1-7 (2013)
An integrated multi-site U-Th chronology of last glacial Lake Lisan, Torfstein, A.; Goldstein, S.L.; Kagan, E.; Stein, M. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 104 p.: 210-231 (2013)
GEOTRACES intercalibration of neodymium isotopes and rare earth element concentrations in seawater and suspended particles - Part 2: systematic tests and baseline profiles, Pahnke, K.; van De Flierdt, T.; Jones, K.M.; Lambelet, M.; Hemming, S.R.; Goldstein, S.L. Limnology and Oceanography - Methods, Volume: 10 p.: 253-269 (2012)
Sources and transport routes of fine detritus material to the Late Quaternary Dead Sea basin, Haliva-Cohen, A.; Stein, M.; Goldstein, S.L.; Sandler, A.; Starinsky, A. Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume: 49 p.: 1-16 (2012)
GEOTRACES intercalibration of neodymium isotopes and rare earth elements in seawater and marine particulates – Part 1: international intercomparison, van de Flierdt, T.; Pahnke, K.; Amakawa, H.; Andersson, P.; Basak, C.; Colin, C.; Crocket, K.; Frank, M.; Frank, N.; Goldstein, S.L.; Goswami, V.; Haley, B.A.; Hathorne, E.C.; Hemming, S.R.; Henderson, G.M.; Jeandel, C.; Jones, K.; Kreissig, K.; et al. Limnology and Oceanography-Methods, Volume: 10 p.: 234-251 (2012)
Preboreal onset of cold-water coral growth beyond the Arctic Circle revealed by coupled radiocarbon and U-series dating and neodymium isotopes, López Correa, M.; Montagna, P.; Joseph, N.; Rüggeberg, A.; Fietzke, J.; Dorschel, B.; Goldstein, S.L.; Wheeler, A.; Freiwald, A. Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume: 34 p.: 24-43 (2012)
Enriched basalts at segment Centers: the Lucky Strike (37º 17' N) and Menez Gwen (37º 50' N) segments of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Gale, A.; Escrig, S.; Gier, E.J.; Langmuir, C.H.; Goldstein, S.L. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume: 12 p.: Q06016 (2012)
Characterizing the sediment provenance of East Antarctica's weak underbelly: The Aurora and Wilkes sub-glacial basins, Pierce, Pierce, E.L.; Williams T.; van de Flierdt, T.; Hemming, S.R.; Goldstein, S.L.; Brachfeld, S.A. Paleoceanography, Volume: 26, Issue: PA4217 p.: 10.1029/2011PA002127 (2011)
Enriched basalts at segment Centers: the Lucky Strike (37º 17' N) and Menez Gwen (37º 50' N) segments of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Gale, A.; Escrig, S.; Gier, E.J.; Langmuir, C.H.; Goldstein, S.L. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume: 12 p.: Q06016 (2011)
Crystal growth during dike injection of MOR basaltic melts: evidence from preservation of local Sr equilibria in plagioclase, Zellmer, G.F.; Rubin, K.H.; Dulski, P.; Lizuka, Y.; Goldstein, S. L.; Perfit, M.R. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, Volume: 161 p.: 153-173 (2011)
Magmatic Diversity of western Mexico as a function of metamorphic transformations in the subducted oceanic plates, Gómez-Tuena; A., Mori, L.; Goldstein, S.L.; Pérez-Arvizu, O. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 75 p.: 213-241 (2011)
Slab and mantle controls on the Sr-Nd-Pb-Hf isotope evolution of the post-42 Myr Izu Bonin volcanic arc, Straub, S M; Goldstein, S L; Class, C; Schmidt, A; Gomez-Tuena, A Journal of Petrology (2010)
Evidence for iceberg armadas from East Antarctica in the Southern Ocean during the late Miocene and early Pliocene, Williams, T; van de Flierdt, T; Hemming, SR; Chung, E; Roy, M; Goldstein, SL Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 290 p.: 351-361 (2010)
Lithium isotopes in Guatamalan and Franciscan HP-LT rocks: insights into the role of sediment-derived fluids during subduction, Simons, K.K.; Harlow, G.E.; Brueckner, H.K.; Goldstein, S.L.; Sorensen, S.S.; Hemming, N.G.; Langmuir, C.H. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 74 p.: 3621-3641 (2010)
Contrasting compositions of Saharan dust in the eastern Atlantic Ocean during the last deglaciation and African Humid Period, Cole, J. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; deMenocal, P. B.; Hemming, S. R.; Grousset, F. E. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 278, Issue: 3-4 p.: 257-266 (2009) doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.011
Mid-ocean-ridge basalt of Indian type in the northwest Pacific Ocean basin, Straub, S. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; Class, C.; Schmidt, A. Nature Geoscience Apr, Volume: 2, Issue: 4 p.: 286-289 (2009) Doi 10.1038/Ngeo471
Comprehensive refertilization of lithospheric mantle beneath the North China Craton: further Os-Sr-Nd isotopic constraints, Zhang, H.F.; Goldstein, S.L.; Zhou, X.H.; Sun, M.; Cai, Y. Journal of the Geological Society 03/2009, Volume: 166 p.: 11 (2009)
Osmium isotopes in Grande Comore lavas: constraints on EM-type mantle components, Class, C; Goldstein, S L; Shirey, S B Earth and Planetary Letters, Volume: 284 p.: 219-227 (2009)
Use of strontium isotopes in detrital sediments to constrain the glacial position of the Agulhas Retroflection, Franzese, A. M.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L. Paleoceanography, Volume: 24 (2009) 10.1029/2008PA001706
Lithospheric removal as a trigger for flood basalt magmatism in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, Mori, L.; Gómez-Tuena, A.; Schaaf, P.; Goldstein, S.L.; Pérez-Arvizu, O.; Solís-Pichardo, G. Journal of Petrology, Volume: 50 p.: 2157-2186 (2009)
Mantle source variations beneath the Eastern Lau Spreading Center and the nature of subduction components in the Lau basin-Tonga arc system, Escrig, S.; Bézos, A.; Goldstein, S.L.; Langmuir, C.H.; Michael, P.J. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume: 10 p.: Q04014 (2009)
Evolution of subcontinental lithospheric mantle beneath eastern China: Re-Os isotopic evidence from mantle xenoliths in Paleozoic kimberlites and Mesozoic basalts, Zhang, H. F.; Goldstein, S. L.; Zhou, X. H.; Sun, M.; Zheng, J. P.; Cai, Y. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Mar, Volume: 155, Issue: 3 p.: 271-293 (2008) DOI 10.1007/s00410-007-0241-5
Origin of a 'Southern Hemisphere' geochemical signature in the Arctic upper mantle, Goldstein, S. L.; Soffer, G.; Langmuir, C. H.; Lehnert, K. A.; Graham, D. W.; Michael, P. J. Nature May 1, Volume: 453, Issue: 7191 p.: 89-U5 (2008) Doi 10.1038/Nature06919
Modeling the marine nd isotope variability with an offline ocean general circulation model, Jones, K. M.; Khatiwala, S.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; van de Flierdt, T. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Jul, Volume: 72, Issue: 12 p.: A439-A439 (2008)
Abrupt changes in Antarctic Intermediate Water circulation over the past 25,000 years, Pahnke, K; Goldstein, S.L.; Hemming, S.R. Nature Geoscience, Volume: 1 p.: 870-874 (2008)
Towards explaining the Nd paradox using reversible scavenging in an ocean general circulation model, Siddall, M.; Khatiwala, S.; van de Flierdt, T.; Jones, K.; Goldstein, S.L.; Hemming, S.R.; Anderson, R.F. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 274 p.: 448-461 (2008)
A Pan-African Origin of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains, Antarctica, van de Flierdt, T.; Hemming, S.R.; Goldstein, S.L.; Gehrels, G.E.; Cox, S.E. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume: 35 p.: L21303 (2008)
Ar-40/Ar-39 ages of hornblende grains and bulk Sm/Nd isotopes of circum-Antarctic glacio-marine sediments: Implications for sediment provenance in the Southern Ocean, Roy, M.; van de Flierdt, T. V.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L. Chemical Geology Oct 15, Volume: 244, Issue: 3-4 p.: 507-519 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.07.017
Effects of prolonged flat subduction on the Miocene magmatic record of the central Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, Mori, L.; Gomez-Tuena, A.; Cai, Y.; Goldstein, S. L. Chemical Geology Oct 15, Volume: 244, Issue: 3-4 p.: 452-473 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.07.002
Geochemical evidence for slab melting in the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, Gomez-Tuena, A.; Langmuir, C. H.; Goldstein, S. L.; Straub, S. M.; Ortega-Gutierrez, F. Journal of Petrology Mar, Volume: 48, Issue: 3 p.: 537-562 (2007) DOI 10.1093/petrology/egl071
Global neodymium hafnium isotope systematics - Revisited, Van De Flierdt, T.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; Frank, M.; Halliday, A. N. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Aug, Volume: 71, Issue: 15 p.: A1053-A1053 (2007)
Global neodymium-hafnium isotope systematics - revisited, van de Flierdt, T.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; Roy, M.; Frank, M.; Halliday, A. N. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Jul 30, Volume: 259, Issue: 3-4 p.: 432-441 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.05.003
Late Quaternary changes in desert dust inputs to the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden from Sr-87/Sr-86 ratios in deep-sea cores, Stein, M.; Almogi-Labin, A.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemleben, C.; Starinsky, A. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Sep 15, Volume: 261, Issue: 1-2 p.: 104-119 (2007) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.06.008
Strontium isotope tracing of terrigenous sediment dispersal in the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: Implications for constraining frontal positions, Hemming, S. R.; van de Flierdt, T.; Goldstein, S. L.; Franzese, A. M.; Roy, M.; Gastineau, G.; Landrot, G. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems Jun 13, Volume: 8 p.: - (2007) Doi 10.1029/2006gc001441
The co-evolution of Black Sea level and composition through the last deglaciation and its paleoclimatic significance, Major, C. O.; Goldstein, S. L.; Ryan, W. B. F.; Lericolais, G.; Piotrowski, A. M.; Hajdas, I. Quaternary Science Reviews Sep, Volume: 25, Issue: 17-18 p.: 2031-2047 (2006) DOI 10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.01.032
Radiogenic isotope fingerprint of Wilkes Land - Adelie Coast Bottom Water in the circum-Antarctic Ocean, van de Flierdt, T.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L.; Abouchami, W. Geophysical Research Letters Jun 24, Volume: 33, Issue: 12 p.: - (2006) Doi 10.1029/2006gl026020
The radiogenic isotope fingerprint of Wilkes Land-Adelie Coast Bottom Water in the Circum-Antarctic Ocean, van de Flierdt, T.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L.; Abouchami, W. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Aug-Sep, Volume: 70, Issue: 18 p.: A665-A665 (2006) DOI 10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1243
A radiometric calibration of the SPECMAP timescale, Thompson, W. G.; Goldstein, S. L. Quaternary Science Reviews Dec, Volume: 25, Issue: 23-24 p.: 3207-3215 (2006) DOI 10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.02.007
Reduced Agulhas Leakage during the Last Glacial Maximum inferred from an integrated provenance and flux study, Franzese, A. M.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L.; Anderson, R. F. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Oct 15, Volume: 250, Issue: 1-2 p.: 72-88 (2006) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.07.002
Temporal stability of the neodymium isotope signature of the Holocene to glacial North Atlantic, van de Flierdt, T.; Robinson, L. F.; Adkins, J. F.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L. Paleoceanography Nov 25, Volume: 21, Issue: 4 p.: - (2006) Doi 10.1029/2006pa001294
Evolution of helium isotopes in the Earth's mantle, Class, C.; Goldstein, S. L. Nature Aug 25, Volume: 436, Issue: 7054 p.: 1107-1112 (2005) Doi 10.1038/Nature03930
Grand Comore Island: A well-constrained "low He-3/He-4" mantle plume, Class, C.; Goldstein, S. L.; Stute, M.; Kurz, M. D.; Schlosser, P. Earth and Planetary Science Letters May 15, Volume: 233, Issue: 3-4 p.: 391-409 (2005) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.02.029
Open-system coral ages reveal persistent suborbital sea-level cycles, Thompson, W. G.; Goldstein, S. L. Science Apr 15, Volume: 308, Issue: 5720 p.: 401-404 (2005) DOI 10.1126/science.1104035
Sr isotope evidence for sources of terrigenous sediment in the southeast Atlantic Ocean: Is there increased available Fe for enhanced glacial productivity?, Rutberg, R. L.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; Anderson, R. F. Paleoceanography Mar 30, Volume: 20, Issue: 1 p.: - (2005) Doi 10.1029/2003pa000999
Temporal relationships of carbon cycling and ocean circulation at glacial boundaries, Piotrowski, A. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; Fairbanks, R. G. Science Mar 25, Volume: 307, Issue: 5717 p.: 1933-1938 (2005) DOI 10.1126/science.1104883
Intensification and variability of ocean thermohaline circulation through the last deglaciation, Piotrowski, A. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; Hemming, S. R.; Fairbanks, R. G. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Aug 30, Volume: 225, Issue: 1-2 p.: 205-220 (2004) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2004.06.002
Origin of enriched ocean ridge basalts and implications for mantle dynamics, Donnelly, K. E.; Goldstein, S. L.; Langmuir, C. H.; Spiegelman, M. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Oct 15, Volume: 226, Issue: 3-4 p.: 347-366 (2004) DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2004.07.019
U-Th dating of Lake Lisan (late Pleistocene Dead Sea) aragonite and implications for glacial East Mediterranean climate change, Haase-Schramm, A.; Goldstein, S. L.; Stein, M. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta Mar, Volume: 68, Issue: 5 p.: 985-1005 (2004)
Catastrophic arid episodes in the Eastern Mediterranean linked with the North Atlantic Heinrich events, Bartov, Y.; Goldstein, S. L.; Stein, M.; Enzel, Y. Geology May, Volume: 31, Issue: 5 p.: 439-442 (2003)
Catastrophic flooding of the Black Sea, Ryan, W. B. F.; Major, C. O.; Lericolais, G.; Goldstein, S. L. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Volume: 31 p.: 525-554 (2003) DOI 10.1146/annurev.earth.31.100901.141249
Magmatic and amagmatic seafloor generation at the ultraslow-spreading Gakkel ridge, Arctic Ocean, Michael, P. J.; Langmuir, C. H.; Dick, H. J. B.; Snow, J. E.; Goldstein, S. L.; Graham, D. W.; Lehnert, K.; Kurras, G.; Jokat, W.; Muhe, R.; Edmonds, H. N. Nature Jun 26, Volume: 423, Issue: 6943 p.: 956-U1 (2003) Doi 10.1038/Nature01704
An open-system model for U-series age determinations of fossil corals, Thompson, W. G.; Spiegelman, M. W.; Goldstein, S. L.; Speed, R. C. Earth and Planetary Science Letters May 15, Volume: 210, Issue: 1-2 p.: 365-381 (2003) Doi 10.1016/S0012-821x(03)00121-3
Temporal control of subduction magmatism in the eastern Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt: Mantle sources, slab contributions, and crustal contamination, Gomez-Tuena, A.; LaGatta, A. B.; Langmuir, C. H.; Goldstein, S. L.; Ortega-Gutierrez, F.; Carrasco-Nunez, G. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems Aug 9, Volume: 4 p.: - (2003) Doi 10.1029/2003gc000524
Standards for publication of isotope ratio and chemical data in Chemical Geology, Goldstein, S. L.; Deines, P.; Oelkers, E. H.; Rudnick, R. L.; Walter, L. M. Chemical Geology Dec 15, Volume: 202, Issue: 1-2 p.: 1-4 (2003) DOI 10.1016/j.chemgo.2003.08.003
Long-lived isotopic tracers in oceanography, paleoceanography, and ice-sheet dynamics, Goldstein, SL; Hemming, S. The Oceans and Marine Geochemistry, Volume: 6 p.: 453-489 (2003) 10.1016/BO-08-043751-6/06179-X
The control of lithium budgets in island arcs, Tomascak, P. B.; Widom, E.; Benton, L. D.; Goldstein, S. L.; Ryan, J. G. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Mar 15, Volume: 196, Issue: 3-4 p.: 227-238 (2002) Pii S0012-821x(01)00614-8
Sulfur and strontium isotope composition of the Llobregat River (NE Spain): Tracers of natural and anthropogenic chemicals in stream waters, Soler, A.; Canals, A.; Goldstein, S. L.; Otero, N.; Antich, N.; Spangenberg, J. Water Air and Soil Pollution May, Volume: 136, Issue: 1-4 p.: 207-224 (2002)
Calibration of the C-14 time scale to > 40 ka by U-234-Th-230 dating of Lake Lisan sediments (last glacial Dead Sea), Schramm, A.; Stein, M.; Goldstein, S. L. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Jan 30, Volume: 175, Issue: 1-2 p.: 27-40 (2000)
Composition and processes of the mantle lithosphere in northeastern Brazil and Fernando de Noronha: evidence from mantle xenoliths, Rivalenti, G.; Mazzucchelli, M.; Girardi, V. A. V.; Vannucci, R.; Barbieri, M. A.; Zanetti, A.; Goldstein, S. L. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Apr, Volume: 138, Issue: 4 p.: 308-325 (2000)
Radiocarbon calibration beyond the dendrochronology range, Stein, M.; Goldstein, S. L.; Schramm, A. Radiocarbon, Volume: 42, Issue: 3 p.: 415-422 (2000)
Reconstructing low levels of Lake Lisan by correlating fan-delta and lacustrine deposits, Machlus, M.; Enzel, Y.; Goldstein, S. L.; Marco, S.; Stein, M. Quaternary International, Volume: 73-4 p.: 137-144 (2000)
Reduced North Atlantic Deep Water flux to the glacial Southern Ocean inferred from neodymium isotope ratios, Rutberg, R. L.; Hemming, S. R.; Goldstein, S. L. Nature Jun 22, Volume: 405, Issue: 6789 p.: 935-938 (2000)
Distinguishing melt and fluid subduction components in Umnak volcanics, Aleutian Arc, Class, C.; Miller, D. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; Langmuir, C. H. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, Volume: 1, Issue: 6 (2000) 10.1029/1999GC000010
The process of plume-lithosphere interactions in the ocean basins - the case of Grande Comore, Class, C.; Goldstein, S. L.; Altherr, R.; Bachelery, P. Journal of Petrology May, Volume: 39, Issue: 5 p.: 881-903 (1998)
Plume-lithosphere interactions in the ocean basins: constraints from the source mineralogy, Class, C.; Goldstein, S. L. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Aug, Volume: 150, Issue: 3-4 p.: 245-260 (1997)
Temporal evolution of the Kerguelen plume: Geochemical evidence from approximate to 38 to 82 Ma lavas forming the Ninetyeast ridge - Discussion, Class, C.; Goldstein, S. L.; Galer, S. J. G. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Jun, Volume: 124, Issue: 1 p.: 98-103 (1996)
Cerium Lead and Lead-Isotope Ratios in Arc Magmas and the Enrichment of Lead in the Continents, Miller, D. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; Langmuir, C. H. Nature Apr 7, Volume: 368, Issue: 6471 p.: 514-520 (1994)
The Importance of Parental Magma Composition to Calc-Alkaline and Tholeiitic Evolution - Evidence from Umnak Island in the Aleutians, Miller, D. M.; Langmuir, C. H.; Goldstein, S. L.; Franks, A. L. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth Jan 10, Volume: 97, Issue: B1 p.: 321-343 (1992)
A Sm-Nd Isotopic Study of Atmospheric Dusts and Particulates from Major River Systems, Goldstein, S. L.; Onions, R. K.; Hamilton, P. J. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 70, Issue: 2 p.: 221-236 (1984)
Nd and Sr Isotopic Study of a Mafic Layer from Ronda Ultramafic Complex, Zindler, A.; Staudigel, H.; Hart, S. R.; Endres, R.; Goldstein, S. Nature, Volume: 304, Issue: 5923 p.: 226-230 (1983)
Nd, Sr and Pb Isotopic Systematics in a 3-Component Mantle - a New Perspective, Zindler, A.; Jagoutz, E.; Goldstein, S. Nature, Volume: 298, Issue: 5874 p.: 519-523 (1982)
Nd and Sr Isotopic Relationships in Pelagic Clays and Ferromanganese Deposits, Goldstein, S. L.; Onions, R. K. Nature, Volume: 292, Issue: 5821 p.: 324-327 (1981)
Bärbel Hönisch
Personal Information
Bärbel
Hönisch
Associate Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Geochemistry
Contact Information
229 Comer
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8828

Fax: 

(845) 365-8155

Fields of interest: 

Paleoclimatology, Paleoceanography, Biological Oceanography

My main interest is focussed on the understanding and reconstruction of past marine carbonate chemistry. Specifically, I seek to validate and apply the boron isotope proxy for past seawater pH. The methods used for the validation work are culture experiments with living planktic foraminifers, as well as observations on planktic and benthic foraminifers from coretop sediments, and now also bamboo corals. Specifically I studied the influence of symbiont photosynthesis on the pH recorded by planktic foraminifers (Hönisch et al., 2003) and scleractinian corals (Hönisch et al., 2004). The boron isotopic composition of symbiont-bearing planktic foraminifers also changes with foraminiferal shell size, as it appears that larger individuals spend relatively more time closer to the seasurface where light levels are higher and symbiont photosynthesis is stronger (Hönisch and Hemming, 2004). In the latter study we also describe a significant post-depositional dissolution effect on the boron isotopic composition in foraminifera shells. Although these side effects are significant, the detailed knowledge of these proxy limitations now allows us to carefully select sample material for paleoreconstructions. I am currently applying the boron isotope proxy to reconstruct ocean acidification across the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum.

The B/Ca proxy for marine carbonate chemistry is fairly new and we continue to test it in culture experiments Allen et al., 2011, Allen et al., 2012), where we can control environmental conditions. I am also particularly interested in testing proxy relationships of times when the minor and trace element composition of seawater was different from today.

Some of my projects include:

  • Testing Geochemical proxy relationships under variable paleo-seawater chemical conditions
  • Reconstructing surface ocean acidification at the PETM
  • Validating the boron isotope proxy in deep-sea corals and tracing anthropogenic CO2 invasion
Education
Ph.D.
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) and University of Bremen
2002
Diplom (equal to MS)
University of Bremen
1999
Vordiplom (equal to BA)
University of Bielefeld
1995
Caroline Baptist
Selected Publications:
The influence of salinity on Mg/Ca ratios of cultured and core-top planktic foraminifers, Hönisch, B., K.A. Allen, D.W. Lea, H.J. Spero, S.M. Eggins, J. Arbuszewski, P. deMenocal, Y. Rosenthal, A.D. Russell Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 121 p.: 196-213 (2013) 10.1016/j.gca.2013.07.028
The Geological Record of Ocean Acidification, Hönisch, B.; A. Ridgwell; D.N. Schmidt; E. Thomas; S.J. Gibbs; A. Sluijs; R.E. Zeebe; L. Kump; R.C. Martindale; S.E. Greene; W. Kiessling; J. Ries; J. Zachos; D.L. Royer; S. Barker; T.M. Marchitto Jr.; R. Moyer; C. Pelejero; P. Ziveri; G.L. Foster; and B. Science, Volume: 335, Issue: 1058 (2012)
Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentration over the Mid Pleistocene Transition, Hönisch, B.; Hemming, N.G.; Archer, D.; Siddall, M.; McManus, J.F. Science, Volume: 324 p.: 1551-1554 (2009)
Peter B. deMenocal
Personal Information
Peter
B.
deMenocal
Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Biology and Paleo Environment
Contact Information
207 Geoscience
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8483

Fax: 

(845) 365-8150

Fields of interest: 

Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology

I study marine sediment to reconstruct past changes in ocean circulation and terrestrial climate. Our group primarily uses stable isotopic and trace metal (Mg/Ca) analyses of foraminifera and terrigenous sediment geochemistry to investigate how and why climates have changed in the past. Recent research projects include: Holocene climate and ocean circulation variability

Some of my projects include:

  • African climate change and Human evolution ( details )
  • Holocene climate variability ( details )
  • Abrupt onset and termination of the African Humid Period ( details )
  • Cultural responses to Holocene climate changes ( details )
  • Mollusc geochemistry and reconstructing seasonal to multiannual records of coastal oceean temperatures ( details)

 

 

Education
Ph.D. (Geology)
Columbia University
1991
M.S. (Oceanography)
University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography
1986
B.S. (Geology) cum laude
St. Lawrence University
1982
SONYA DYHRMAN
Personal Information
Sonya
Dyhrman
Associate Professor
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Biology and Paleo Environment
Contact Information
102E Geoscience
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8165

Fax: 

(845) 365-8163

I am broadly interested in how marine microbes like phytoplankton interact with their geochemical environment, where I use molecular level tools to study the intersection of microbial physiology and biogeochemistry.

Microbial oceanography group members are using a suite of genome-enabled approaches to examine the distribution and activities of marine phytoplankton, and how they influence cycling of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus. Our work often uses model cultures to understand and bound field observations made on research cruises that span the from polar to tropical systems. This research emphasis provides advanced training for undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars and it is also used as a framework for the development and implementation of inquiry-based educational activities for children.

Education
Ph.D.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego
11/1999
B.A.
Dartmouth College
06/1994
Braddock Linsley
Personal Information
Dr.
Braddock
Linsley
Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Biology and Paleo Environment
Contact Information
104E Geoscience
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964
US
(845 365-8306

Fax: 

(845) 365-8150

Fields of interest: 

Coral-based paleoclimatology in the Indo-Pacific, Sediment records of Western Pacific Warm Pool and Indonesian Throughflow variability
Education
Ph.D. Geology
University of New Mexico
1990
M.S. Geology
University of South Carolina
1984
B.S. Geology
St. Lawrence University
1982
Dr. Logan Brenner (now Frontiers of Science postdoc at Columbia)
Dr. Emilie Dassie; former SUNYA grad student and post doctoral scientist at LDEO
Selected Publications:
SPCZ zonal events and downstream influence on surface ocean conditions in the Indonesian Throughflow region, Linsley, Braddock K.; Wu, Henry C.; Rixen, Tim; Chales, Christopher D.; Gordon, Arnold L.; Moore, Michael D. Geophysical Research Letters (2017)
Decadal changes in South Pacific sea surface temperatures and the relationship to the Pacific decadal oscillation and upper ocean heat content, Linsley, Braddock K.; Wu, Henry C.; Dassie, Emilie P.; Schrag, Daniel P Geophysical Research Letters 04/2015, Volume: 42 p.: doi:10.1002/2015GL063045. (2015)
The Suess effect in Fiji coral ?13C and its potential as a tracer of anthropogenic CO2 uptake., Dassie, Emilie P; Lemley, GM, Linsley, BK Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology (2013) 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.11.012
Oceanographic variability in the South Pacific Convergence Zone region over the last 210 years from multi-site coral Sr/Ca., Wu, Henry C; Linsley, BK; Dassie,EP, Schiraldi, B; deMenocal,PB Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (2013)
Holocene Evolution of the Indonesian Throughflow and the Western Pacific Warm Pool, Linsley, B.K.; Y. Rosenthal; D. W. Oppo, Nature Geoscience 2010, Volume: 3 p.: 578-583 (2010)
Pratigya Polissar
Personal Information
Pratigya
Polissar
Lamont Associate Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Biology and Paleo Environment
Contact Information
210 Geoscience
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964
US
(845) 365-8400

Fax: 

(845) 365-8150
Education
Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
05/2005
M.Sc.
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
08/1999
B.A.
Hampshire College
05/1995
Committee member of Jonathan LaRiviere (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Committee member of Cassaundra Meyers (DEES, Columbia)
Committee member of Yonaton Golsdsmith (DEES, Columbia)
Selected Publications:
Reduced El Niño–Southern Oscillation during the Last Glacial Maximum, Ford, H.L.; Ravelo, A.C.; Polissar, P.J. Science 01/2015, Volume: 347, Issue: 6219 p.: 255-258 (2015) 10.1126/science.1258437
Glacial-Interglacial Changes in Central Tropical Pacific Surface Seawater Property Gradients, Lynch-Stieglitz, J.; Polissar, P.; Jacobel, A.W.; Hovan, S.; Pockalny, R.; Lyle, M.; Murray, R.; Ravelo, A.C.; Bova, S.; Dunlea, A.; Ford, H.; Hertzberg, J.; Wertman, C.; Maloney, A.; Shackford, J.; Wejnert, K.; Xie, R. Paleoceanography (2015)
A 6,000-yr Lake Record of Drought from the Pacific Northwest, Nelson, D. N.; Abbott, M. B.; Steinman, B.; Polissar, P. J.;Stansell, N.S.; Ortiz, J. S.; Rosenmeier, M. F.; Finney, B.; Riedel, J. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2011) 10.1073/pnas.1009194108
Extractable organic material in fault zones as a tool to investigate frictional stress, Polissar, P. J.; Savage, H. M.; Brodsky, E. E. Earth and Planetary Science Letters (2011)
Effects of aridity and vegetation on plant-wax δD in modern lake sediments, Polissar, Pratigya J.; Freeman, Katherine H. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume: 74 p.: 5785-5797 (2010) 10.1016/j.gca.2010.06.018
Paleoaltimetry of the Tibetan Plateau from D/H ratios of lipid biomarkers, Polissar, P. J.;Freeman K. H.;Rowley D. B.;Mcinerney F. A.;Currie B. S. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 287 p.: 64-76 (2009) 10.1016/j.epsl.2009.07.037
Measurement of 13C and 15N Isotopic Composition on Nanomolar Quantities of C and N, Polissar, P. J.; Fulton, J. M.; Junium,C. K.;Turich,C. C.;Freeman, K. H. Analytical Chemistry, Volume: 81, Issue: 2 p.: 755-763 (2009) 10.1016/j.yqres.2006.07.005
Last Glacial Maximum equilibrium-line altitude and paleo-temperature reconstructions for the Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuelan Andes, Stansell, N.; Polissar, P. J.;Abbott, M. B. Quaternary Research, Volume: 67 p.: 115-127 (2007) 10.1016/j.yqres.2006.07.005
Solar modulation of Little Ice Age climate in the tropical Andes, Polissar, P. J.; Abbott, M. B.;Wolfe, A. P.;Bezada, M.;Rull, V.;Bradley, R. S. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume: 103, Issue: 24 p.: 8937-8942 (2006) 10.1073 pnas.0603118103
Hydrologic balance of tropical South America from oxygen isotopes of lake sediment opal, Polissar, P. J.; Abbott, M. B.; Shemesh, A.; Wolfe, A. P.;Bradley, R. S. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume: 242 p.: 375-389 (2006) 10.1016/j.epsl.2005.12.024
Late Quaternary deglacial history of the Mérida Andes, Venezuela, Stansell, N. D.;Abbott, M. B.;Polissar, P. J.;Wolfe, A. P.;Bezada, M.;Rull, V. Journal of Quaternary Science, Volume: 20, Issue: 7-8 p.: 801-812 (2005) doi:10.1002/jqs.973
15,000-yr pollen record of vegetation change in the high altitude tropical Andes at Laguna Verde Alta, Venezuela, Rull, V.;Abbott, M. B.;Polissar, P. J.; Wolfe, A. P.;Bezada, M.;Bradley, R. S. Quaternary Research, Volume: 64 p.: 308-317 (2005) 10.1016/j.yqres.2005.08.014
Lake records of Holocene climate change, Cordillera de Mérida, Venezuela, Polissar, Pratigya J. Geosciences, Amherst (2005)
Holocene paleohydrology and glacial history of the central Andes using multiproxy lake sediment studies, Abbott, M. B.; Wolfe, B. B.; Wolfe, A. P.; Seltzer, G. O.; Aravena, R.; Mark, B. G.; Polissar, P. J.;Rodbell, D. T.;Rowe, H. D.;Vuille, M. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Volume: 194 p.: 123-138 (2003) 10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00274-8
Carbon isotopes in aquatic plants, Long Valley caldera, California as records of past hydrothermal and magmatic activity, Reid Jr., J. B.;Reynolds, J. L.; Connolly, N. T.; Getz, S. L.; Polissar, P. J.; Winship, L. J.; Hainsworth, L. J. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume: 25, Issue: 15 p.: 2853-2856 (1998) 10.1029/98GL01854
Using the sunspot cycle to date ice cores, Steig, E. J.;Morse, D. L.; Waddington, E. D.; Polissar, P. J. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume: 25, Issue: 2 p.: 163-166 (1998) 10.1029/97GL03566
Large amplitude solar modulation cycles of 10Be in Antarctica: implications for atmospheric mixing processes and interpretation of the ice core record, Steig, E. J.; Polissar, P. J.; Stuiver, M.; Grootes, P. M.; Finkel, R. C. Geophysical Research Letters, Volume: 23, Issue: 5 p.: 523 (1996) 10.1029/96GL00255
Sliding rocks at the Racetrack, Death Valley: What makes them move?, Reid Jr., J. B.; Bucklin, E. P.; Copenagle, L.; Kidder, J.; Pack, S. M.; Polissar, P. J.;Williams, M. L. Geology, Volume: 23, Issue: 9 p.: 819-822 (1995) 10.1130/0091-7613(1995)​023<0819:SRATRD>​2.3.CO;2
Joaquim Goes
Personal Information
Joaquim
Goes
Lamont Research Professor
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Biology and Paleo Environment
Contact Information
7 Marine Biology
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000
Palisades
NY
10964-8000
US
(845) 365-8467

Fax: 

(845) 365-8150

Fields of interest: 

a) Marine phytoplankton physiology and productivity b) Climate change and its impact on ocean biota and biogeochemical processes c) Development of ocean color and other remote sensing algorithms and methods for studying ocean carbon cycling and air-s

My major research efforts have been directed at understanding the structure and functioning of plankton ecosystems and their response to physical forcing so that a capability can be developed to forecast responses of marine ecosystems to global change (Goes et al, 2001. 2004, 2005; Limsakul et al., 2001). For my research work I rely on an approach that examines phytoplankton at the cellular level, where changes in phytoplankton cell physiology, biochemistry and optical properties are studied as a means of evaluating their role and response to changes in the environment (Goes et al., 2002). With the help of empirical or semi-analytical modeling techniques, information obtained at the cellular level is then extrapolated to regional and global scales using data from satellites and ships. Research on this front has led to the development of satellite based methods that have made it possible to assess how large-scale climatic events such as El-Niño and La Niña, the North Atlantic Oscillation impact atmospheric CO2 draw down by phytoplankton (export production). (Goes et al, 200, 2004) Ship and satellite studies, currently underway in the Arabian Sea, have provided the first indications of rapid ecosystem changes being brought about by global warming and the rapid decline in snow over the Himalayan-Tibetan Plateau region (Goes et al.,2005, Gomes et al., 2008; 2009). Bio-optical and phytoplankton physiological studies being undertaken in the Bering Sea are aiding in the development of regional satellite ocean color algorithms that will help assess how the Bering Sea shelf ecosystem is responding to changes in sea-ice concentrations. In the Amazon River Plume, ship and satellite are being collected to help understand the influence of the Amazon River on the pelagic ecosystem, carbon cycling and sequestration in the tropical north Atlantic and the sensitivity of this ecosystem to anthropogenic climate change.

Education
Doctor of Science
Nagoya University, Japan
05/1996
Master of Science
Bombay University
09/1985
Bachelor of Science
Bombay University
06/1980

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