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IODP-based research published in Science, Nature, and Nature Geoscience 2003-2012

This list contains representative articles appearing in the journals Science, Nature, and Nature Geoscience based on IODP expeditions with publication dates from 2003-2012. 

Deschamps, P., Durand, N., et al. (2012). “Ice-sheet collapse and sea-level rise at the Bolling warming 14,600 years ago.” Nature 483 (7391):559-564.

Passchier, S. (2011) “Ancient Antarctic fjords.” Nature 474 (7349):46-47.

Schulte, P., L. Alegret, et al. (2010). "The Chicxulub asteroid impact and mass extinction at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary." Science 327 (5970): 1214-1218.

Roberts, N. L., A. M. Piotrowski, et al. (2010). "Synchronous deglacial overturning and water mass source changes." Science 327 (5961): 75-78.

Pagani, M., Liu Zhonghui, et al. (2010). "High Earth-system climate sensitivity determined from Pliocene carbon dioxide concentrations." Nature Geoscience 3 (1): 27-30.

Muratli, J. M., Z. Chase, et al. (2010). "Increased glacial-age ventilation of the Chilean margin by Antarctic Intermediate Water." Nature Geoscience 3 (1): 23-26.

Mueller, R. D. (2010). "Sedimentary basins feeling the heat from below." Science 329 (5993): 769-770.

Martinez-Garcia, A., A. Rosell-Mele, et al. (2010). "Subpolar link to the emergence of the modern Equatorial Pacific cold tongue." Science 328 (5985): 1550-1553.

Herbert, T. D., L. C. Peterson, et al. (2010). "Tropical ocean temperatures over the past 3.5 million years." Science 328 (5985): 1530-1534.

Fox, D. (2010). "Could East Antarctica be headed for big melt?" Science 328 (5986): 1630-1631.

Erba, E., C. Bottini, et al. (2010). "Calcareous nannoplankton response to surface-water acidification around Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a." Science 329 (5990): 428-432.

Ellwood, M. J., M. Wille, et al. (2010). "Glacial silicic acid concentrations in the Southern Ocean." Science 330 (6007): 1088-1091.

Bijl, P. K., A. J. P. Houben, et al. (2010). "Transient middle Eocene atmospheric CO (sub 2) and temperature variations." Science 330 (6005): 819-821.

Thomas, A. L., G. M. Henderson, et al. (2009). "Penultimate deglacial sea-level timing from uranium/thorium dating of Tahitian corals." Science 324 (5931): 1186-1189.

Strasser, M., G. F. Moore, et al. (2009). "Origin and evolution of a splay fault in the Nankai accretionary wedge." Nature Geoscience 2 (9): 648-652.

Stickley, C. E., K. St. John, et al. (2009). "Evidence for middle Eocene Arctic Sea ice from diatoms and ice-rafted debris." Nature (London) 460 (7253): 376-379.

Sosdian, S. and Y. Rosenthal (2009). "Deep-sea temperature and ice volume changes across the Pliocene-Pleistocene climate transitions." Science 325 (5938): 306-310.

Sluijs, A., S. Schouten, et al. (2009). "Warm and wet conditions in the Arctic region during Eocene Thermal Maximum 2." Nature Geoscience 2 (11): 777-780.

Ren, H., D. M. Sigman, et al. (2009). "Foraminiferal isotope evidence of reduced nitrogen fixation in the ice age Atlantic Ocean." Science 323 (5911): 244-248.

Montoya, J. P. (2009). "Old new nitrogen." Science 323 (5911): 219-220.

Liu, Z., M. Pagani, et al. (2009). "Global cooling during the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition." Science 323 (5918): 1187-1190.

Hoenisch, B., N. G. Hemming, et al. (2009). "Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration across the mid-Pleistocene transition." Science 324 (5934): 1551-1554.

Drysdale, R. N., J. C. Hellstrom, et al. (2009). "Evidence for obliquity forcing of Glacial Termination II." Science 325 (5947): 1527-1531.

Dickson, A. J., C. J. Beer, et al. (2009). "Oceanic forcing of the Marine Isotope Stage 11 interglacial." Nature Geoscience 2 (6): 428-433.

Davies, A., A. E. S. Kemp, et al. (2009). "Late Cretaceous seasonal ocean variability from the Arctic." Nature (London) 460 (7252): 254-258.

Cermeno, P. and P. G. Falkowski (2009). "Controls on diatom biogeography in the ocean." Science 325 (5947): 1539-1541.

Brierley, C. M., A. V. Fedorov, et al. (2009). "Greatly expanded tropical warm pool and weakened Hadley circulation in the early Pliocene." Science 323 (5922): 1714-1718.

Bijl, P. K., S. Schouten, et al. (2009). "Early Palaeogene temperature evolution of the southwest Pacific Ocean." Nature (London) 461 (7265): 776-779.

Turgeon, S. C. and R. A. Creaser (2008). "Cretaceous oceanic anoxic event 2 triggered by a massive magmatic episode." Nature (London) 454 (7202): 323-326.

Roussel, E. G., M.-A. C. Bonavita, et al. (2008). "Extending the sub-sea-floor biosphere." Science 320 (5879): 1046.

Praetorius, S. K., J. F. McManus, et al. (2008). "Episodic reductions in bottom-water currents since the last ice age." Nature Geoscience 1 (7): 449-452.

Lisiecki, L. E., M. E. Raymo, et al. (2008). "Atlantic overturning responses to late Pleistocene climate forcings." Nature (London) 456 (7218): 85-88.

Lipp, J. S., Y. Morono, et al. (2008). "Significant contribution of Archaea to extant biomass in marine subsurface sediments." Nature (London) 454 (7207): 991-994.

Kuiper, K. F., A. Deino, et al. (2008). "Synchronizing rock clocks of Earth history." Science 320 (5875): 500-504.

Katz, M. E., K. G. Miller, et al. (2008). "Stepwise transition from the Eocene greenhouse to the Oligocene icehouse." Nature Geoscience 1 (5): 329-334.

Hutnak, M., A. T. Fisher, et al. (2008). "Large heat and fluid fluxes driven through mid-plate outcrops on ocean crust." Nature Geoscience 1 (9): 611-614.

Haley, B. A., M. Frank, et al. (2008). "Influence of brine formation on Arctic Ocean circulation over the past 15 million years." Nature Geoscience 1 (1): 68-72.

Griffith, E. M., A. Paytan, et al. (2008). "A dynamic marine calcium cycle during the past 28 million years." Science 322 (5908): 1671-1674.

Friedrich, O., J. Erbacher, et al. (2008). "Warm saline intermediate waters in the Cretaceous tropical Atlantic Ocean." Nature Geoscience 1 (7): 453-457.

Fournier, M., N. Chamot-Rooke, et al. (2008). "In situ evidence for dextral active motion at the Arabia-India plate boundary." Nature Geoscience 1 (1): 54-58.

de Vernal, A. and C. Hillaire-Marcel (2008). "Natural variability of Greenland climate, vegetation, and ice volume during the past million years." Science 320 (5883): 1622-1625.

Clift, P. D., K. V. Hodges, et al. (2008). "Correlation of Himalayan exhumation rates and Asian monsoon intensity." Nature Geoscience 1 (12): 875-880.

Bornemann, A., R. D. Norris, et al. (2008). "Isotopic evidence for glaciation during the Cretaceous supergreenhouse." Science 319 (5860): 189-192.

Tzedakis, P. C., K. A. Hughen, et al. (2007). "Placing late Neanderthals in a climatic context." Nature (London) 449 (7159): 206-208.

Storey, M., R. A. Duncan, et al. (2007). "Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum and the opening of the Northeast Atlantic." Science 316 (5824): 587-589.

Martrat, B., J. O. Grimalt, et al. (2007). "Four climate cycles of recurring deep and surface water destabilizations on the Iberian Margin." Science 317 (5837): 502-507.

Jakobsson, M., J. Backman, et al. (2007). "The early Miocene onset of ventilated circulation regime in the Arctic Ocean." Nature (London) 447 (7147): 986-990.

Galbraith, E. D., S. L. Jaccard, et al. (2007). "Carbon dioxide release from the North Pacific abyss during the last deglaciation." Nature (London) 449 (7164): 890-894.

Eldrett, J. S., I. C. Harding, et al. (2007). "Continental ice in Greenland during the Eocene and Oligocene." Nature (London) 446 (7132): 176-179.

Cyranoski, D. (2007). "Ocean drilling; in the zone." Nature (London) 449 (7160): 278-280.

Anonymous (2007). "Drill often, drill deep." Nature (London) 449 (7160): 260.

Wilson, D. S., D. A. H. Teagle, et al. (2006). "Drilling to gabbro in intact ocean crust." Science 312 (5776): 1016-1020.

Sluijs, A., S. Schouten, et al. (2006). "Subtropical Arctic Ocean temperatures during the Palaeocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum." Nature (London) 441 (7093): 610-613.

Sharp, W. D. and D. A. Clague (2006). "50-Ma initiation of Hawaiian-Emperor bend records major change in Pacific Plate motion." Science 313 (5791): 1281-1284.

Schmidt, M. W., M. J. Vautravers, et al. (2006). "Rapid subtropical North Atlantic salinity oscillations across Dansgaard-Oeschger cycles." Nature (London) 443 (7111): 561-564.

Scher, H. D. and E. E. Martin (2006). "Timing and climatic consequences of the opening of Drake Passage." Science 312 (5772): 428-430.

Raymo, M. E., L. E. Lisiecki, et al. (2006). "Plio-Pleistocene ice volume, Antarctic climate, and the global delta (super 18) O record." Science 313 (5786): 492-495.

Palike, H., R. D. Norris, et al. (2006). "The heartbeat of the Oligocene climate system." Science 314 (5807): 1894-1898.

Pagani, M., N. Pedentchouk, et al. (2006). "Arctic hydrology during global warming at the Palaeocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum." Nature (London) 442 (7103): 671-675.

Pagani, M., K. Caldeira, et al. (2006). "An ancient carbon mystery." Science 314 (5805): 1556-1557.

Nunes, F. and R. D. Norris (2006). "Abrupt reversal in ocean overturning during the Palaeocene/Eocene warm period." Nature (London) 439 (7072): 60-63.

Moran, K., J. Backman, et al. (2006). "The Cenozoic palaeoenvironment of the Arctic Ocean." Nature (London) 441 (7093): 601-605.

Lawrence, K. T., Z. Liu, et al. (2006). "Evolution of the eastern tropical Pacific through Plio-Pleistocene glaciation." Science 312 (5770): 79-83.

Henderson, G. M. (2006). "Caving in to new chronologies." Science 313 (5787): 620-622.

Gibbs, S. J., P. R. Bown, et al. (2006). "Nannoplankton extinction and origination across the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum." Science 314 (5806): 1770-1773.

Farley, K. A., D. Vokrouhlicky, et al. (2006). "A late Miocene dust shower from the break-up of an asteroid in the main belt." Nature (London) 439 (7074): 295-297.

Brinkhuis, H., S. Schouten, et al. (2006). "Episodic fresh surface waters in the Eocene Arctic Ocean." Nature (London) 441 (7093): 606-609.

Behrensmeyer, A. K. (2006). "Climate change and human evolution." Science 311 (5760): 476-478.

Zachos, J. C., U. Roehl, et al. (2005). "Rapid acidification of the ocean during the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum." Science 308 (5728): 1611-1615.

Wara, M. W., A. C. Ravelo, et al. (2005). "Permanent El Nino-like conditions during the Pliocene warm period." Science 309 (5735): 758-761.

Vandergoes, M. J., R. M. Newnham, et al. (2005). "Regional insolation forcing of late Quaternary climate change in the Southern Hemisphere." Nature (London) 436 (7048): 242-245.

Valet, J.-P., L. Meynadier, et al. (2005). "Geomagnetic dipole strength and reversal rate over the past two million years." Nature (London) 435 (7043): 802-805.

Tripati, A. and H. Elderfield (2005). "Deep-sea temperature and circulation changes at the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum." Science 308 (5730): 1894-1898.

Schwartz, J. J., B. E. John, et al. (2005). "Dating the growth of oceanic crust at a slow-spreading ridge." Science 310 (5748): 654-657.

Pagani, M., J. C. Zachos, et al. (2005). "Marked decline in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations during the Paleogene." Science 309 (5734): 600-603.

Medina-Elizalde, M. and D. W. Lea (2005). "The mid-Pleistocene transition in the tropical Pacific." Science 310 (5750): 1009-1012.

Lourens, L. J., A. Sluijs, et al. (2005). "Astronomical pacing of late Palaeocene to early Eocene global warming events." Nature (London) 435 (7045): 1083-1087.

Kerr, R. A. (2005). "Pursued for 40 years, the Moho evades ocean drillers once again." Science 307 (5716): 1707.

Jaccard, S. L., G. H. Haug, et al. (2005). "Glacial/interglacial changes in subarctic North Pacific stratification." Science 308 (5724): 1003-1006.

Holbourn, A., W. Kuhnt, et al. (2005). "Impacts of orbital forcing and atmospheric carbon dioxide on Miocene ice-sheet expansion." Nature (London) 438 (7067): 483-487.

Haug, G. H., A. Ganopolski, et al. (2005). "North Pacific seasonality and the glaciation of North America 2.7 million years ago." Nature (London) 433 (7028): 821-825.

Coxall, H. K., P. A. Wilson, et al. (2005). "Rapid stepwise onset of Antarctic glaciation and deeper calcite compensation in the Pacific Ocean." Nature (London) 433 (7021): 53-57.

Beckmann, B., S. Floegel, et al. (2005). "Orbital forcing of Cretaceous river discharge in tropical Africa and ocean response." Nature (London) 437 (7056): 241-244.

Balco, G., C. W. Rovey, II, et al. (2005). "The first glacial maximum in North America." Science 307 (5707): 222.

White, J. W. C. (2004). "Do I hear a million?" Science 304 (5677): 1609-1610.

Turchyn, A. V. and D. P. Schrag (2004). "Oxygen isotope constraints on the sulfur cycle over the past 10 million years." Science 303 (5666): 2004-2007.

Sigman, D. M., S. L. Jaccard, et al. (2004). "Polar ocean stratification in cold climate." Nature (London) 428 (6978): 59-63.

Shevenell, A. E., J. P. Kennett, et al. (2004). "Middle Miocene Southern Ocean cooling and Antarctic cryosphere expansion." Science 305 (5691): 1766-1770.

Schmidt, D. N., H. R. Thierstein, et al. (2004). "Abiotic forcing of plankton evolution in the Cenozoic." Science 303 (5655): 207-210.

Ravelo, A. C., D. H. Andreasen, et al. (2004). "Regional climate shifts caused by gradual global cooling in the Pliocene Epoch." Nature (London) 429 (6989): 263-267.

McManus, J. F., R. Francois, et al. (2004). "Collapse and rapid resumption of Atlantic meridional circulation linked to deglacial climate changes." Nature (London) 428 (6985): 834-837.

Martrat, B., J. O. Grimalt, et al. (2004). "Abrupt temperature changes in the western Mediterranean over the past 250,000 years." Science 306 (5702): 1762-1765.

Lynch-Stieglitz, J. (2004). "Hemispheric asynchrony of abrupt climate change." Science 304 (5679): 1919-1920.

Liu, Z. and T. D. Herbert (2004). "High-latitude influence on the eastern Equatorial Pacific climate in the early Pleistocene epoch." Nature (London) 427 (6976): 720-723.

Lamy, F., J. Kaiser, et al. (2004). "Antarctic timing of surface water changes off Chile and Patagonian ice sheet response." Science 304 (5679): 1959-1962.

Kerr, R. A. (2004). "Signs of a warm, ice-free Arctic." Science 305 (5691): 1693.

Hughen, K., S. Lehman, et al. (2004). "(super 14) C activity and global carbon cycle changes over the past 50,000 years." Science 303 (5655): 202-207.

Hornbach, M. J., D. M. Saffer, et al. (2004). "Critically pressured free-gas reservoirs below gas-hydrate provinces." Nature (London) 427 (6970): 142-144.

DeLong, E. F. (2004). "Microbial life breathes deep." Science 306 (5705): 2198-2220.

Davis, E., K. Becker, et al. (2004). "Hydrological response to a seafloor spreading episode on the Juan de Fuca Ridge." Nature (London) 430 (6997): 335-338.

D'Hondt, S., B. B. Jorgensen, et al. (2004). "Distributions of microbial activities in deep subseafloor sediments." Science 306 (5705): 2216-2221.

Carter, R. M. and P. Gammon (2004). "New Zealand maritime glaciation; millennial-scale southern climate change since 3.9 Ma." Science 304 (5677): 1659-1662.

Bowen, G. J., D. J. Beerling, et al. (2004). "A humid climate state during the Palaeocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum." Nature (London) 432 (7016): 495-499.

Barnosky, A. D., P. L. Koch, et al. (2004). "Assessing the causes of late Pleistocene extinctions on the continents." Science 306 (5693): 70-75.

Zachos, J. C., M. W. Wara, et al. (2003). "A transient rise in tropical sea surface temperature during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum." Science 302 (5650): 1551-1554.

Tarduno, J. A., R. A. Duncan, et al. (2003). "The Emperor Seamounts; southward motion of the Hawaiian Hotspot plume in Earth's mantle." Science 301 (5636): 1064-1069.

Stock, J. (2003). "Hotspots come unstuck." Science 301 (5636): 1059-1060.

Schefuss, E., S. Schouten, et al. (2003). "African vegetation controlled by tropical sea surface temperatures in the mid-Pleistocene period." Nature (London) 422 (6930): 418-421.

Normile, D. (2003). "Arctic is first call for new global program." Science 302 (5652): 1878.

Hinrichs, K.-U., L. R. Hmelo, et al. (2003). "Molecular fossil record of elevated methane levels in late Pleistocene coastal waters." Science 299 (5610): 1214-1217.

Haug, G. H., D. Guenther, et al. (2003). "Climate and the collapse of Maya civilization." Science 299 (5613): 1731-1735.

Gupta, A. K., D. M. Anderson, et al. (2003). "Abrupt changes in the Asian southwest monsoon during the Holocene and their links to the North Atlantic Ocean." Nature (London) 421 (6921): 354-356.

Genty, D., D. Blamart, et al. (2003). "Precise dating of Dansgaard-Oeschger climate oscillations in Western Europe from stalagmite data." Nature (London) 421 (6925): 833-837.

Fisher, A. T., E. E. Davis, et al. (2003). "Hydrothermal recharge and discharge across 50 km guided by seamounts on a young ridge flank." Nature (London) 421 (6923): 618-621.

Duggen, S., K. Hoernle, et al. (2003). "Deep roots of the Messinian salinity crisis." Nature (London) 422 (6932): 602-606.

Cowen, J. P., S. J. Giovannoni, et al. (2003). "Fluids from aging ocean crust that support microbial life." Science 299 (5603): 120-123.

Brumfiel, G. (2003). "Partners dig deep for ocean-drilling project." Nature (London) 422 (6933): 651.

Arz, H. W., F. Lamy, et al. (2003). "Mediterranean moisture source for an early-Holocene humid period in the northern Red Sea." Science 300 (5616): 118-122.