ICP-MS Lab Publications

Peer Reviewed

2014 (in review, in press, published)

1. Ahn, H., Kyle, J.R. and Miller, N, in preparation. Relationship of Cathodoluminescence and Trace Element Composition of Smithsonite

2. Lankford, K.D., in preparation. The Impact of High TDS on Metal Mobilization in the Presence of High PCO2

3. Marsh, J.H. and Culshaw, N.G., in preparation. Timing of eclogite formation and host rock metamorphism within a major lithotectonic boundary zone, western Canadian Grenville Province. Journal of Metamorphic Geology.

4. Barnes, J.D., Beltrando, M., Lee, C.-T., **Cisneros, M., Loewy, S., and *Chin, E., in review. Serpentinite geochemistry of an obducted fossil rifted margin: Punta Rosa Unit, Western Alps. Chemical Geology

5. Befus, K.S., Watkins, J., Gardner, J.E., Richard, D., Befus, K.M, Miller, N.l, and Dingwell, D.B., in review. Spherulites as in-situ geothermometers and geospeedometers in lava flows. Geology.

6. Casteel, R.C. and Banner, J.L., in review. Temperature-driven seasonal calcite growth and trace element variations in drip waters from a well ventilated cave in central Texas, U.S.A.: Implications for speleothem paleoclimate studies. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.

7. Mohan, J.A., and Walther, B.D. in review. Spatiotemporal variation of trace elements and stable isotopes in subtropical estuaries: II. Regional, local, and seasonal salinity-element relationships. Estuaries & Coasts.

8. Porse, S.L., Young, M.H., Zeidouni, M., and Hovorka, S.D. in review. Evaluating Pressure and Chemistry Monitoring Tools to Detect Above-Zone Leakage. Groundwater.

9. Samadi, R., Miller, N.R., Mirnejad, H., Harris, C., Kawabata, H., and Gazel, E. in revision. LA-ICP-MS and oxygen isotope study of magmatic garnet in Li-bearing LCT pegmatite and aplite from Khajeh Morad (Southeast of Mashhad, Iran).  Lithos.

10. Walther, B.D., and Nims, M.K. in review. Spatiotemporal variation of trace elements and stable isotopes in subtropical estuaries: I. Freshwater endmembers and mixing curves. Estuaries & Coasts.

11. Cahalan R C, Kelly E D, Carlson W D in press.  Rates of Li diffusion in garnet: Coupled transport of Li and Y+REEs. Accepted March 2014 for publication in American Mineralogist. DOI:10.2138/am.2014.4676.

12. Gardner, J.E., Befus, K.S., Miller, N.R., and Monecke, T., accepted. Cooling rates of mid-ocean ridge lava deduced from clinopyroxene Spherulites. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.

13. Nims, M.K., and Walther, B.D. in press. Contingents of Southern Flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) from subtropical estuaries revealed by otolith chemistry.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. Accepted 04 Feb. 2014.

14. Cathey, A.M., Miller, N.R., Kimmel, D.G., 2014, Spatiotemporal stability of trace and minor elemental signals within the early larval shell of the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria. Journal of Shellfish Research 33, 1-9.

15. Cornelison G.L. and Mihic, S.J., 2014. Contaminating levels of zinc found in commonly-used labware and buffers affect glycine receptor currents. 
Brain Res Bull. 100:1-5.

16. Limburg, K.E., Walther, B.D., Lu, Z., Jackman, G., Mohan, J., Walther, Y., Nissling, A., Weber, P.K., and Schmitt, A.K. 2014.  In search of the dead zone: use of otoliths for tracking fish exposure to hypoxia.  Journal of Marine Systems. Online at: DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.02.014

17. Lu, J., Mickler, P.J., Nicot, J-P. Yang, C., and Romanak, K.D., 2014. Geochemical impact of oxygen on siliciclastic carbon storage reservoirs. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 21, 214–231.

18.Mohan, J., Rahman, M.S., Thomas, P., and Walther, B.D. 2014. Influence of constant and periodic experimental hypoxic stress on Atlantic croaker otolith chemistry.  Aquatic Biology. 20:1-11.

19. Woodcock, S.H., and Walther, B.D. 2014. Concentration-dependent mixing models predict values of diet-derived stable isotope ratios in fish otoliths. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology & Ecology. 454:63-69.

20. Woodcock, S.H., and Walther, B.D. 2014. Trace elements and stable isotopes in Atlantic tarpon scales reveal movements across estuarine gradients.  Fisheries Research 53:9-17.

21. Yang, C.; Dai, Z.; Romanak, K. D.; Hovorka, S. D.; Treviño, R. H., Inverse Modeling of Water-Rock-CO2 Batch Experiments: Potential Impacts on Groundwater Resources at Carbon Sequestration Sites. Environmental Science & Technology 2014, 48, (5), 2798-2806.

2013

22.  Barnes, J.D., Eldam, R., Lee, C.-T., Errico, J.C., Loewy, S.L., and Cisneros, M., 2013. Petrogenesis of serpentinites from the Franciscan Complex, western California, USA. Lithos 178, 143-157.

23. Berg C A, Carlson W D, Connelly J N (2013) Strain rates at high temporal resolution from curved inclusion trails in garnet, Passo del Sole, central Swiss Alps. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 31:243-262.

24.  Cook, J.R., Frey, W., and Emelianov, S., 2013. Quantitative photoacoustic imaging of nanoparticles in cells and tissues. ACS Nano 7, 1272-1280.  Link: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn304739s

25.  Marsh, J.H., Culshaw, N.G. and Gerbi, C.C., 2013. On the timing and conditions of poly-phase metamorphism within the Twelve Mile Bay Shear Zone: Implications for the evolution of a mid-crustal decollement zone and western Grenville tectonics. International Geology Review 55, 525-547.

26. Mickler, P. J.; Yang, C.; Scanlon, B. R.; Reedy, R.; Lu, J., Potential Impacts of CO2 Leakage on Groundwater Chemistry from Laboratory Batch Experiments and Field Push–pull Tests. Environmental Science & Technology 2013, 47, (18), 10694-10702.

27. Moore S J, Carlson W D, Hesse M A (2013) Origins of yttrium and rare-earth element distributions in metamorphic garnet. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 31:663-689

28. Rettie, A.J.E., Lee, H.C., Marshal, L.G., Lin, J-F., Capan, C., Lindemuth, J., McCloy, J.S., Zhou, J., Bard, A.J., and Mullins, C.B., 2013. Combined Charge Carrier Transport and Photoelectrochemical Characterization of BiVO4 Single Crystals: Intrinsic Behavior of a Complex Metal Oxide. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135, 11389-11396.

29. Smith, D., 2013. Olivine thermometry and source constraints for mantle fragments in the Navajo Volcanic Field, Colorado Plateau, southwest United States: Implications for the mantle wedge. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 14, 693-711.

30. Woodcock, S.H., Grieshaber, C.A., and Walther, B.D. 2013. Dietary transfer of enriched stable isotopes to mark otoliths, fin rays and scales. Canadian Journal of Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences. 70:1-4.

31. Yang, C.; Mickler, P. J.; Reedy, R.; Scanlon, B. R.; Romanak, K. D.; Nicot, J.-P.; Hovorka, S. D.; Trevino, R. H.; Larson, T., Single-well push–pull test for assessing potential impacts of CO2 leakage on groundwater quality in a shallow Gulf Coast aquifer in Cranfield, Mississippi. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 2013, 18, (0), 375-387.

2012

32. Berglund, S.P., Rettie, A.J., Hoang, S. and Mullins, C.B., 2012. Incorporation of Mo and W into nanostructured BiVO4 films for efficient photoelectrochemical water oxidation performance. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 7065-7075. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2CP40807D

33. Byerly, B.L, and Lassiter, J.C., 2012. Evidence from mantle xenoliths for lithosphere removal beneath the central Rio Grande Rift. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 355-356, 82-93.

34. Canion, B. and Landsberger, S., 2012. Trace Analysis and Leaching Dynamics of Volcanic Ash Using NAA and ICP-MS, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. DOI 10.1007/s10967-012-2069-3, 1-4.

35. Carlson, W.D. 2012. Rates and mechanism of Y, REE, and Cr diffusion in garnet. American Mineralogist 97:1598-1618.

36. Cathey, A.M., Miller, N.R. and Kimmel, D.G., 2012, Shell Microchemistry of Juvenile Mercenaria mercenaria:  Spatiotemporal Patterns and Implications for Tracking Realized Larval Dispersal. Marine Ecology Progress Series 465, 155-168.

37. Gardner J.E., Befus, K.S., Watkins, J., Hesse, M. and Miller, N., 2012. Compositional gradients surrounding spherulites in obsidian and their relationship to cooling and spherulite growth. Bull. Volcanology 74, 1865-1879.

38.Gu, C., Norris, B.C., Fan, F.-R.F., Bielawski, C.W. and A.J. Bard, 2012. Is Base-Inhibited Vapor Phase Polymerized PEDOT an Electrocatalyst for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction? Exploring Substrate Effects, Including Pt Contaminated Au” ACS Cat. 2(5), 746-750.

39. Ma, L., and Payne, S.M., 2012. AhpC is required for optimal production of enterobactin by Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 194, 6748-67-57. Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23042987

40. Partin, J.W., Jenson, J.W., Banner, J.L., Quinn, T.M., Taylor, F.W., Sinclair, D., Hardt, B., Lander, M.A., Bell, T., Miklavic, B., Jocson, J.M.U. and Taborosi, D., 2012. Relationship between modern rainfall variability, cave dripwater, and stalagmite geochemistry in Guam, USA. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 13, 17p.

41. Santillan, E.U., Altman, S.J., Kirk, M.F., and Bennett, P.C., 2013. Mineral Influence on Microbial Survival During Carbon Sequestration. Geomicrobiology 30, 578-592.

42. Sinclair, D., Banner, J.L., Taylor, F.W., Partin, J.W., Jenson, J., Mylroie, J., Goddard, E., and Quinn, T.M., 2012. Magnesium and Strontium Trace Element Systematics in West Pacific Speleothems. Chemical Geology 294-295: 1-17.

2011

43. Berglund, S.P., Flaherty, D.W., Hahn, N.T., Bard, A.J., and Mullins, C.B., 2011. Photoelectrochemical Oxidation of Water using Nanostructured BiVO4 Films. J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 3794-3802. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp1109459

44. Carlson, W.D., 2011. Porphyroblast crystallization: Linking processes, kinetics, and microstructures. International Geology Review 53:406-445

45. Christian, L.N., Banner, J.L., and Mack, L.E., 2011. Sr isotopes as tracers of anthropogenic influences on stream water in the Austin, Texas, area, Chemical Geology 282, 84–97.

46. Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D. and Connelly, J.N., 2011. Implications of garnet resorption for the Lu-Hf garnet geochronometer: An example from the contact aureole of the Makhavinekh Lake Pluton, Labrador. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 29:901-916.

47. Linhoff, B., Bennett, P., Puntsag, T. and Gerel, O., 2011. Geochemical Evolution of Uraniferous Soda Lakes in Eastern Mongolia. Environmental Earth Sciences 62: 171-183.

48.Mendez, C.B., Klenzendorf, J.B., Afshar, B.R. Afshar, Simmons, M.T., Barrett, M.E. Barrett, Kinney, K.A. Kinney, and Kirisits, M. J., 2011. The Effect of Roofing Material on the Quality of Harvested Rainwater. Water Research 45:5:2049-2059.

49. Mills, S.E., and Kyle, J.R., 2011. Relation of trace-metal concentrations to the luminescence of hydrothermal calcite veins, Batopilas Silver District, Chihuahua, Mexico, in Pennell, W. et al., eds. Proceedings, Geological Society of Nevada 2010 Symposium: Great Basin Evolution and Metallogeny, Vol. 2, p. 1111-1117.

50. Wong, C, Banner, J.L., and Musgrove, M., 2011. Seasonal trace-element variations drip-water driven by cave ventilation: Implications for speleothem paleoclimate records, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75: 3514-3529.

2010

51. Lu, J., Partin, J.W., Hovorka, S.D., and Wong, C., 2010. Potential risks to fresh-water resources as a result of leakage from CO2 geological storage—a batch-reaction experiment. Environmental Earth Sciences 60: 335-348.

52.  Musgrove, M., Stern, L. and Banner, J., 2010. Springwater geochemistry at Honey Creek State Natural Area, central Texas: Implications for surface water and groundwater interaction in a karst aquifer, Journal of Hydrology 388: 144-156.

53. Wong, C. and Banner, J.L., 2010. Response of cave-air CO2 and drip-water to brush clearing in central Texas: Implications for recharge and soil CO2 dynamics, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 115, G04018, doi:10.1029/2010JG001301.

2009

54. Smyth, R.C., Hovorka, S.D., Lu, J., Romanak, K.D., Partin, J.W., Wong, C., and Yang, C., 2009. Assessing risk to fresh water resources from long term CO2 injection – laboratory and field studies, Energy Procedia, 1, 1957-1964, doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2009.01.255.

55.  Finley-Jones, H.J. and Holcombe J., Evaluation of internal standard predictions across instrumental platforms in inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 2009. 24(6): p. 837-841.

56. Gates, J. B., Nicot, P., Scanlon, B.R., and Reedy, R.C., 2009. Evaluation of Elevated Arsenic Levels in the Gulf Coast Aquifer, Report prepared for TCEQ under Contract No. 582-8-75374.

57. James, E.W., 2009. Speleothem selection, growth kinetics and sampling strategies: presentation at 1st International Cave Monitoring Workshop, February 26 – March 1, 2009. Gibraltar, GB. Workshop report: PAGES News, v. 17, n. 2, p 83 – 84.

58. Lu, J., Partin, J.W., Hovorka, S.D., and Wong, C., 2009. Potential risks to fresh-water resources as a result of leakage from CO2 geological storage—a batch-reaction experiment. Environmental Earth Sciences 60, 335-348.

59. Partin, J., Banner, J.L., Jenson, J.W., Taylor, F.W., Quinn, T. and Cardenas, M.B., 2009. Reconstructing paleo-rainfall in the western tropical Pacific: developing speleothem proxies, Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Speleology, p. 1047-1049. A, T

60. Robyr M, Carlson, W.D., Passchier, C. and Vonlanthen, P., 2009, Textural, chemical, and microstructural records during growth of snowball garnet. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 27:423-437.

61. Sinclair, D.J., Banner, J. L., Taylor, F.W., Partin, J., Jenson, J. Mylroie, J., Goddard, E. and Quinn, T., 2009. Magnesium and Strontium Trace-Element Systematics in West Pacific Speleothems. Chemical Geology, submitted.

62. Smith, D.K., Miller, N.R., and Korgel, B.A. 2009. Iodide in CTAB Prevents Gold Nanorod Formation.  Langmuir 25, 9518-9524.

63. Smyth, R.C., Hovorka, S.D., Lu, J., Romanak, K.D., Partin, J.W., Wong, C., and Yang, C., 2009. Assessing risk to fresh water resources from long term CO2 injection-laboratory and field studies: Energy Procedia, v. 1, p. 1957-1964.

2008

64. Cobb, K. M. and Banner, J. L., 2008. Climate variability recorded in tropical and sub-tropical speleothems, PAGES News, v. 16, n. 3, p. 9-10.

65. Mukherjee, A., von Bromssen, M., Scanlon, B.R., Bhattacharya, P., Fryar, A.E., Hasan, M.A., Ahmed, K.M., Chatterjee, D., Jacks, G. and Sracet, O., 2008. Hydrogeochemical comparison and effects of overlapping redox zones on groundwater arsenic near the Western (Bhagirathi sub-basin, India) and Eastern (Meghna sub-basin, Bangladesh) margins of the Bengal Basin, J. Contam. Hydrol. 99, 31-48.

2007

66. Banner, J.L., Guilfoyle, A., James, E., Stern, L.A. and Musgrove, M., 2007. Seasonal variations in modern speleothem calcite growth in central Texas, U.S.A. Journal of Sedimentary Research 77, 615-622.

67. Cooke, M.J., Stern, L.A., Banner, J.L. and Mack, L.E., 2007. Evidence for the silicate source of relict soils on the Edwards Plateau, central Texas. Quaternary Research 67, 275–285.

68.Liu, D., Thomas, P.W., Momb, J., Hoang, Q., Petsko, G.A., Ringe, D., and Fast, W., 2007.  Structure and Specificity of a Quorum-Quenching Lactonase (AiiB) from Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Biochemistry 46, 11789-11799.

69. Uliana, M.M., Banner, J.L. and Sharp, J.M. Jr., 2007. Regional groundwater flow paths in Trans-Pecos, Texas inferred from oxygen, hydrogen, and strontium isotopes. Journal of Hydrology 334, 334-346.

70. Wong, C., Hovorka, S., and Meckel, T., 2007. Evaluating the mobilization of cations from aquifer rocks exposed to high CO2 levels: Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Transactions, v. 57, p. 797–808.

71. Carlson, W.D., Anderson, S.D., Mosher, S., Davidow, J.S., Crawford, W.D. and Lane, E.D., 2007. High-pressure metamorphism in the Texas Grenville orogen:  Mesoproterozoic subduction of the southern Laurentian continental margin. International Geology Review 49:99-119.

2006

72. Carlson, W.D., 2006, Dana Lecture: Rates of Fe, Mg, Mn, and Ca diffusion in garnet. American Mineralogist 91:1-11.

73. Connelly, J. N., 2006. Improved dissolution and chemical separation methods for Lu-Hf garnet chronometry, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., doi:10.1029/2005GC001082.

74. Connelly, J.N., Ulfbeck, D. Thrane, K., Bizzarro, M., and Housh, T., 2006. Utilizing TODGA-specific resin for the separation and analyses of Lutetium and Hafnium from geochemical samples. Chemical Geology. 233: 126-136.

75. McFarlane, C.R.M, Connelly, J.N. and Carlson, W.D., 2006, Contrasting response of monazite and zircon to a high-T thermal overprint.  Lithos 88:135-149.

76. Momb, J., Thomas, P.W., Breece, R.M., Tierney, D.L. and Fast, W., 2006. The Quorum-Quenching Metallo-g-Lactonase from Bacillus thuringiensis Exhibits a Leaving Group Thio Effect.  Biochemistry 45, 13385-13393.

77. Thrane, K. and Connelly, J.N. 2006. Zircon geochronology from Qusiannguit of West Greenland. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 11: 87-99.

78.Gary, M.O. and Sharp, J.M., 2006. Volcanogenic karstification of Sistema Zacatón, Mexico: Geological Society of America Special Papers, v. 404, p. 79-89.

2005

79. Connelly, J.N., Thrane, K., Krawiec, A.W., and Garde, A.A., 2005. Linking the Palaeoproterozoic Nagssugtoqidian and Rinkian orogens through the Disko Bugt region of West Greenland. Geological Society of London Bulletin 162: 1-17.

80.Liu, D., Lepore, B., Petsko, G.A., Thomas, P.W., Stone, E.M., Fast, W. and Ringe, D., 2005. Three-Dimensional Structure of the Quorum-Quenching N-Acyl Homoserine Lactone Hydrolase from Bacillus thuringiensis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 102, 11882-11887.

81.McFarlane, C.R.M, Connelly, J.N. and Carlson, W.D., 2005, Intracrystalline redistribution of Pb in zircon during high-temperature contact metamorphism. Chemical Geology 217:1-28.

82. Smith, D., and Griffin, W. L., 2005. Garnetite Xenoliths and Mantle-Water Interactions Below the Colorado Plateau, Southwestern United States. Journal of Petrology 46, 1901-1924.

83.Thomas, P.W., Stone, E.M., Costello, A.L., Tierney, D.L., and Fast, W., 2005. The Quorum-Quenching Lactonase from Bacillus thuringiensis is a Metalloprotein. Biochemistry 44, 7559-7569.

2003

84.McFarlane, C.R.M, Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J.N., 2003, Prograde, peak, and retrograde P-T paths from aluminum in orthopyroxene: High-temperature contact metamorphism in the aureole of the Makhavinekh Lake Pluton, Nain Plutonic Suite, Labrador. Journal of Metamorphic Geology 21:405-423.

2002

85. Gary, M.O., 2002. Understanding Zacatón:  Exploration and initial Interpretation of the world’s deepest known phreatic sinkhole and related karst features, Hydrogeology and Biology of Post-Paleozoic Carbonate Aquifers, Karst Waters Institute Special Publication #7, pp. 141-145.

Abstracts

2014

1. Kyle, J.R., Ahn, H., Miller, N.R., and Gilg, H.A., 2014. Nature and origin of the nonsulfide Zn deposits in the Sierra Mojada district, Coahuila, Mexico.  Submitted for 21st General Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, South Africa.

2. Sharma, H., Dufour, S., Arachilage, G.W.P.P, Weerasooriya, U., Pope, G.A., Mohanty, K.K. 2014. ASP process for anhydrite containing oil reservoirs. Paper SPE 169065 MS presented at the SPE symposium on Improved Oil Recovery, 12-16 April, Tulsa, Oklahoma, Ud a

2013

3. Banner, J.L. and Miller, N.R., 2013. Integrating Speleothem Proxies from Temperate Regions: Prospects from Monitoring and Imaging Studies. Keynote presentation at High Resolution Proxies of Paleoclimate Workshop, University of Wisconsin-Madison, June 23-26, 2013.

4. Gonzales, A.N., Miller, N.R., and Banner, J.L., 2013. Using UV fluorescent imagery to assess speleothem growth rate variations during an abrupt warming episode. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. 45, 7, 777.

5. Mohan, J. and B. Walther (oral platform) Fish otoliths as intrinsic geochemical proxies of hypoxia exposure in the northern Gulf of Mexico. 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal, Estuarine, Research, Federation. November 5th, 2013: San Diego, CA.

6. Mohan, J. and B. Walther (oral platform)   Spatiotemporal variability of dissolved elements in south Texas bays: implications for using fish otoliths as natural geochemical environmental proxies. Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting.  April 25th, 2013: Port Aransas TX

7. Mohan, J.A. 2013. (invited speaker)  Earbones and deadzones: fish otoliths as natural geochemical proxies of hypoxia exposure.  Department of Biology Research In Progress Seminar Series.  April 15, 2013:  East Carolina University, NC

8. Staton, B, J. Mohan, B. Walther. Spatiotemporal patterns in the coupling of otolith and somatic growth in Atlantic croaker. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography. February 20, 2013: New Orleans, AL.

9. Miller, N.R. and Banner, J., 2013. Construction of high-resolution trace element time-series in slow growth speleothems by ELA-ICP-MS: Challenges, new approaches and validation strategies. Mineralogical Magazine 77, 1761.

10. Warden, J.G., Breecker, D., Bennett, P., 2013, Geochemical reactivity in the mixing zone of a coastal salt lake and its effect on microbialite formation, Lake Clifton, Western Australia: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, abstract H43A-1416.

11. Walther, B.D., and Woodcock. S.H.. Tracking connectivity non-lethally with trace elements and stable isotopes in fish scales. Poster presentation.  ASLO/AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting. Honolulu, HI.  February 2014.

12. Walther, B.D., and Woodcock, S.H.. Tracking Atlantic tarpon migration & habitat utilization with chemical signatures in scales. Oral presentation. Tarpon Invitational Workshop, University of New Orleans.  New Orleans, LA.  January 2014.

13. Walther, B.D., and Woodcock, S.H.. Tracking Atlantic tarpon migration & habitat utilization with chemical signatures in scales: a non-lethal approach.  Oral presentation. 22nd Biennial Conference of the Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation.  San Diego, CA.  November 2013.

14. Walther, B.D., and Woodcock, S.H.. Tracking Atlantic tarpon migration & habitat utilization with chemical signatures in scales: a non-lethal approach.  Oral presentation. Texas Bays & Estuaries Meeting.  Port Aransas, TX. April 2013.

2012

1. Ahn, H. I., Kyle, J. R., and Miller, N. R. 2012. Mineralogy and geochemistry of the non-sulfide Zn deposits, Sierra Mojada district, Coahuila, Mexico: Cordilleran Section, Geological Society of America.

2. Ahn, H. I., Kyle, J. R., and Miller, N. R. 2012. Mineralogy and geochemistry of the non-sulfide Zn deposits, Sierra Mojada district, Coahuila, Mexico: South-Central Section, Geological Society of America.

3. Banner, J.L., James, E.W., Breecker, D., Casteel, R., Wong, C., Meyer, K., Feng, W. and Cowan, B, 2012. Long-term cave monitoring on the Edwards Plateau of Texas (USA) to advance speleothem paleoclimate proxies, EGU General Assembly 2012. 22-27 April, 2012. Vienna, Austria., p.13481

4. Cahalan R C, Kelly, E D, Carlson W D (2012) Coupled diffusion of lithium and yttrium (+HREE) in garnet. Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, Abstract V23D-2856.

5. Canion, B., Jacques, C., Landsberger, S., and Taftazani, A., 2012. Trace Analysis of Indonesian Volcanic Ash using Thermal and Epithermal Neutron Activation Analysis, 67th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, November 2012.

6. Carlson, W.D. and Kelly, E.D., 2012. Reaction mechanisms as controls on equilibration in metamorphic systems. 34th Annual International Geological Congress (Brisbane, August 2012) Abstract 1688, p. 895.

7. Carlson, W.D., Kelly, E.D. and Ketcham, R.A., 2012. Kinetics of garnet nucleation: Inferences from natural occurrences. Annual Meeting of the Geochemical Society (Montreal, June 2012) Abstract 1452. [To be published in Mineralogical Magazine]

8. Marsh, J.H., 2012. On the metamorphic evolution of eclogitic rocks in the western Canadian Grenville Province. Geological Society of America, Fall Meet.

9. Miller, N.R., Griffiths, R.E. and Banner, J., 2012. Construction of high-resolution trace element time-series in slow growth speleothems by LA-ICP-MS: Importance of parameter optimization and oriented band fabric imagery. Abstract XXXX In 2012 AGU Fall Meeting, X-X December, San Francisco, California, USA.

10. Miller, N.R., Griffiths, R.E. and Banner, J., 2012. It’s okay . . . we’re in the band – Importance of oriented band fabric imagery for establishing high-resolution trace element time-series in slow-growth speleothems by LA-ICP-MS. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 44, 7, xxx.

11. Mohan, J.A., B. Walther, P. Thomas, M.S. Rahman.  2012 (poster).  Using otolith chemistry as a novel proxy of hypoxia exposure in a marine fish. Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography Ocean Sciences Meeting.  February 22, 2012: Salt Lake City, UT

12. Mohan, J.A. 2012.  Using water chemistry and fish otoliths to investigate nursery habitats in the Mission Aransas NERR. “Bay Talks” Public Lecture Series.  February 29, 2012: Rockport, TX

13. Mohan, J.A. 2012. Using otolith chemistry as a novel proxy of hypoxia exposure in a marine fish.  Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting.  April 11th, 2012: Port Aransas TX

14. Mohan*, J.A. 2012. (oral platform)  Trace element dynamics in the northern Gulf of Mexico:implications for using fish otoliths as geochemical proxies.  Gulf Estuarine Research Society.  November 9, 2012: Dauphin Island Sea Lab, AL. *BEST STUDENT TALK

15. Nims, M. K. and Walther, B.D., 2012. Possible use of oligohaline habitat by juvenile southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Galveston, TX. February 2012. Oral presentation.

16. Senison, J.J., Banner, J.L., Reyes, D. and Sharp, J.M., 2012. Geochemical indicators of urban development in tributaries and springs along the Bull Creek watershed, Austin, TX, 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif.

17. Snatic, J.W., Sharp, J.M.Jr., and Banner, J.L., 2012. Identification of groundwater recharge sources contributing to urban stream base flow in Austin, Texas, Abstract presented at 2012 Fall meeting, GSA, Charlotte, NC.

18.Weisenberger T.B., Eichhubl P., Fall A. and Laubach S.E., 2012. Fracture degradation by carbonate cement in tight-gas sandstones, Piceance Basin, Colorado. Proceedings of the 34th International Geological Congress, 5-10 August 2012. Brisbane, Australia, 2681.

19. Weisenberger, T. B., Fall, A., Hooker, J.N., Eichhubl, P., Laubach, S.E., and Davis, J. S., 2012. Predicting Fracture Porosity Degradation by Calcite Cement in Mesaverde Group Sandstones, Piceance Basin, Colorado: AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition abstract 1232574 Theme5: Tight Gas P44.

20. Wong, C.I. and Banner, J.L., 2012. Investigating links between central Texas and the Gulf of Mexico during the mid to late Holocene using speleothem proxies, Abstract presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, GSA, Charlotte, NC.

21. Walther, B.D., and Nims, M. Evaluating freshwater residence patterns in southern flounder from subtropical estuaries. Oral presentation.  13th Flatfish Biology Conference.  Westbrook, CT. December 2012.

2011

22.  Anderson, A., Banner, J.L., Musgrove, M., Hagemann, M., and R. Folk, 2011. Microscopic growth banding in a stalagmite from central Texas: Implications for paleoclimate reconstruction. 2011 Annual Meeting, GSA, Minneapolis, MN, Paper 172-15.

23. Anseeuw, S.K, Casteel, R.C, and Banner, J.L., 2011. Linking cave drip water geochemistry to climate variations at a central Texas cave, Abstract to be presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif. A, I, T

24. Befus, K., Garner, J.E., Miller, N.R., and Zinke, R.W., 2011. Spherulites and cooling histories of obsidian lavas, Yellowstone Caldera. AGU Fall Meeting, 2011

25.  Byerly, B.L. and Lassiter, J.C., 2011. Constraints on the timing and tectonic setting of mantle metasomatism beneath the Colorado Plateau and Rio Grande rift. AGU Fall Meeting, 2011

26. Byerly, B.L. and Lassiter, J.C., 2011. Geochemical evidence for lithosphere delamination beneath the central Rio Grande rift. Goldschmidt Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011

27. Carlson, W.D., 2011. Physicochemical controls on reaction kinetics and equilibration: Sometimes turning up the heat doesn’t matter much. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43:151.

28. Casteel, R.C. and Banner, J.L., 2011. Speleothem calcite deposition rates and cave drip water trace element variations as a function of seasonal temperature variability in central Texas, USA, Abstract to be presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif. A

29. Cunningham, M., Wong, C.I., Banner, J.L., and Miller, N., 2011. Investigating the potential preservation of seasonal dripwater Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca variations in a speleothem from central Texas. American Geophysical Union 2011 Fall Meeting. Poster presentation.

30. Dutrow, B.L., Miller, N.R., and Carlson, W.D., 2011. Lithium and trace element incorporation into metapelitic minerals: New data from LA-ICP-MS measurements. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43, XXX

31. Gardner, J.E., Zinke, R.W., Watkins, J.M., and Hesse, M.A., 2011. The Cooling History of Obsidian Lavas as Recorded by Compositional Gradients Surrounding Spherulites. American Geophysical Union 2011 Fall Meeting. Poster presentation.

32. Hanson, C.M., Kyle, J.R., and Lassiter, J.C., 2011. Isotopic stratigraphy and fluid tracing in the Gunung Bijih skarn, Ertsberg district, Papua, Indonesia:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 43 (in press)

33. Hardt, B.F., Banner, J., Jenson, J.W. and Partin, J.E., 2011. Monitoring Calcite Growth and Cave Air and Water Composition in a Tropical Cave with Implications for Speleothem Paleoclimate Records, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting 2011. Minneapolis, MN.

34. Heinz Fry, A. L., Feng, W., Banner, J. L, and Casteel, R. C., 2011. Oxygen isotope relationships between rainfall, dripwater and speleothem calcite from Westcave, central Texas, USA: Possible implications for paleoclimate study, Abstract to be presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif. A, T

35. Kromman, J., Wong, C.I., Hunt, B., Smith, B., and Banner, J.L., 2011. Investigating Vertical Mixing Between Two Carbonate Aquifers Using a Multiport Well, Central Texas. American Geophysical Union 2011 Fall Meeting. Poster presentation.

36. Meyer, K., Breecker, D.O., Banner, J.L., and Guilfoyle, A., 2011. Carbon in karst: investigating sources, transport and isotopic fractionation to better inform the interpretation of speleothem climate records of central Texas caves, Abstract to be presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif.A

37. Miklavič, B., Jenson, J.W., Banner, J.L., Mylroie, J. E., Partin, J.W., Zabukovec L., N., Hardt, B., Sinclair, D., and James, E., 2011. Diagenesis and trace-element geochemistry of cave drip-water and a stalagmite in MIS5e limestone, Guam, Mariana Islands. 6th International Conference: Climate Change – The Karst Record: abstract book. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, U.K., p. 154.

38.Miller, N.R. and Cahalan, R., 2011. High-resolution REE distributions in pelagic-hemipelagic successions: How does the labile fraction vary? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43, XXX

39. Miller, N.R., Wong, C., Cunningham, M., and Banner, J., 2011. Toward the resolution of microscopic seasonal variations in slow growing speleothems by ELA-ICP-MS. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2011. Oral presentation.

40. Mohan, J.A., Walther, B., Thomas, P., and Rahman, M.S., 2011. Investigating relationships between hypoxia exposure and otolith chemistry in experimental and natural conditions. 21st Biennial Conference of the Coastal, Estuarine, Research, Federation. November 2011: Daytona Beach, FL

41. Moore S.J., Carlson W.D., and Hesse M.A., 2011. Impact of temperature-time paths on growth zoning of rare earth elements in metamorphic garnet. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs Paper No. 53-3.

42. Nims, M. K. and Walther, B.D., 2011. Freshwater residency patterns of Southern Flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) on the Texas Gulf Coast. The American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington. September 2011.

43. Nims, M. K. and Walther, B.D., 2011. Habitat requirements of juvenile southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) in south Texas. Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, Port Aransas, TX. April 2011.

44. Nims, M. K. and Walther, B.D., 2011. The use of stable isotopes and trace element analysis to investigate freshwater residency patterns of southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) in South Texas. The Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. August 2011.

45. Nims, M. K. and Walther, B.D., 2011. Use of otolith microchemistry to establish freshwater residency patterns of southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting, Daytona Beach, Florida. November 2011.

46. Reyes, D., Banner, J.L., and Bendik, N., 2011. Effects of urbanization on groundwater evolution in an urbanizing watershed, Abstract AGU, 2011 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif.

47. Walther, B.D., 2011. Investigating juvenile southern flounder habitat use with otolith chemistry. 10th Annual Texas Sea Grant Conference, College Station, TX. October 2011.

48.Wong, C.I., Mahler, B.J., and Musgrove, M., 2011. Investigating controls on surface-water quality in streams recharging a karst aquifer. American Geophysical Union 2011 Fall Meeting. Poster presentation.

49. Wong, C.I., Mahler, B.J., and Musgrove, M., 2011. Quantifying controls on karst spring and groundwater compositions during a transition from extreme drought to extreme wet conditions. Geological Society of America 2011 Fall Meeting. Oral presentation.

2010

50. Ahn, H., Kyle, J. R., Gilg, H. A., Miller, N., and Kolvoord, R., 2010. Mineralogy and geochemistry of the non-sulfide Zn deposits in the Sierra Mojada district, Coahuila, Mexico:  Society of Economic Geologists 2010 Conference – The Challenge of Finding New Mineral Resources, ISBN 978-1-934969-25-0, Extended Abstract 2489, 3 p., plus poster.

51. Carlson W.D., 2010. Diffusion of REEs and other trivalent cations in garnet: New data on rates and mechanism. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting, Abstract V44A-03.

52.  Casteel, R., and Banner, J.L., 2010. Relating variations in rainfall to variations in cave drip water geochemistry as a precursor to paleoclimate application, Geological Society of America Meeting, Denver, CO, Paper no. 229-16. A

53. Duran, L. and Banner, J., 2010. Application of Sr isotopes to tracing vadose flow paths in the Edwards aquifer and implications for reconstructing paleoclimate, Geological Society of America Meeting, Denver, CO, Paper no. 251-18. T, A

54. Kyle, J.R., 2010. Exploration Potential of Central Texas for Pb-dominant MVT Deposits: Society of Economic Geologists 2010 Conference – The Challenge of Finding New Mineral Resources, ISBN 978-1-934969-25-0, Extended Abstract 2468, 4 p., plus poster.

55.  Kyle, J.R., and Housh, T., 2010. The Central Texas Lead District: Geologic, geochemical, and genetic comparisons to the supergiant MVT deposits of southeast Missouri:  Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, p. 54.

56. Mills, S.E., and Kyle, J.R., 2010. Impact of trace metal concentrations on the luminescence of hydrothermal calcite veins, Batopilas Mining District, Chihuahua, Mexico: Geological Society of Nevada 2010 Symposium, Program with Abstracts, p. 65.

57. Moore, S.J. and Carlson, W.D., 2010. Common patterns of rare-earth-element distribution in garnet. GeoCanada 2010 Abstracts with Programs.

58. Nims, M. K. and Walther, B.D., 2010. Salinity fluctuations in Coastal Bend (TX) rivers: Implications for southern flounder. Gulf Estuarine Research Society Meeting, Port Aransas, TX. November 2010.

59. Wong, C., Banner, J. L., Musgrove, M., 2010. Using a conceptual model to elucidate controls on high frequency Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca speleothem variations. Geochemical Records Geological Society of America Annual Meeting 2010. Oral presentation.

60. Wong, C., Banner, J. L., Musgrove, M., and Mahler, B., 2010. Investigating surface and groundwater mixing dynamics under varying antecedent moisture conditions in a karst aquifer, central Texas. American Geophysical Union 2010 Fall Meeting. Poster presentation.

2009

61. Byerly, B. and Lassiter, J.C., 2009. Geochemical constraints on the extent of lithosphere removal beneath the central Rio Grande Rift, Fall AGU, 2009.

62. Carlson, W.D., 2009. High-pressure metamorphism in the Llano Uplift:  Mesoproterozoic subduction of the southern Laurentian continental margin.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs – South Central Section 41:14.

63. Carlson, W.D., 2009. Mesoproterozoic high-pressure metamorphism in the Llano Uplift, central Texas USA.  EOS 90: Abstract V31D-01.

64. Carlson, W.D., 2009. Nucleation of garnet porphyroblasts. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41:236.

65. Chockla, A.M., and Korgel, B.A., 2009. Seeded germanium nanowire synthesis in solution. Journal of Materials Chemistry 19, 996-1001.

66. Doyle, S., Sharp, J.M., and Miller, N.R., 2009. Laser ablation ICP-MS to derive diffusion coefficients in sandstones. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41, 2.

67. Feng, W., Banner, J.L., and Musgrove, M., 2009. U-series geochronology of speleothems across the Edwards plateau and implications for regional paleoclimate during the late Pleistocene-Holocene in Texas, Geological Society of America Meeting, Portland, OR, Paper no. 178-5. T, A

68.Hagemann, M.W., Banner, J.L., and Musgrove, M., 2009. Assessing potential seasonal paleoclimate signals in a late Pleistocene stalagmite from central Texas: Geological Society of America, 2009 Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

69. James, E.W. and Banner, J.L., 2009. Factors promoting preservation bias in speleothem growth, Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Speleology, p. 1025. A

70. Kaiser, J.F., Hogan, J., and Miller, N., 2009. Constraining the origin of rapakivi feldspars in the Deer Isle Pluton: a window into magma chamber dynamics. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41, 3.

71. Kelly, E.D., Carlson, W.D., and Connelly, J., 2009. Implications of garnet resorption for the Lu-Hf garnet geochronometer: Makhavinekh Lake Pluton aureole, Labrador. Eos (Transactions, American Geophysical Union), Abstract V43E-2316.

72. Lassiter, J.C. and Snow, J.E., 2009. Os-isotope constraints on the origin of Lena Trough peridotites, Arctic Ocean: Asthenospheric mantle or continental lithosphere? Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, A725, Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 2009.

73. Miller, N.R., 2009. Exploring the assembly of Cryogenian cap carbonates – what do composite vs. laminar scale investigations reveal? Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41, 7.

74. Miller, N.R., Maupin, C., and Quinn, T., 2009. What do laminar scale chemostratigraphic investigations of Cryogenian cap carbonates reveal about formation? American Geophysical Union – submitted abstract.

75. Mills, S.E., 2009. Optical and geochemical analyses of fluorescent hydrothermal calcite from the Batopilas mining district, Chihuahua, Mexico: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, v. 41, p. 50

76. Nowinski, J.D., Cardenas, M.B. Swanson, T.E., and Lightbody, A., 2009. Response of intra-meander hyphoreic exchange to flooding and permeability change in a losing artificial stream. Geological Society of America, 2009 Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.

77. Partin, J.W., Banner, J.L., Jenson, J.W., Taylor, F.W., Quinn, T.M., Maupin, C.R., Shen, C.C., Sinclair, D., Cardenas, M.B., and Mylroie, J., 2009. Reconstructing Paleo-Rainfall in the Western Tropical Pacific: Developing Speleothem Proxies, AGU Conference 2009.

78.Wong, C. and Banner, J.L., 2009. Investigating controls on non-linear drip rate and drip-water composition in central Texas karst, USA, Proceedings of the 15th International Congress on Speleology, p. 1071-1077.A, T

79. Wong, D., Banner, J.L., and Musgrove, M., 2009. Investigating the controls on non-linear relationships between drip rate and drip-water composition in central Texas karst. International Congress of Speleology July 2009. Paper and oral presentation.

2008

80.Carlson, W.D., 2008, Diffusion in minerals: What produces violations of elastic-strain theory?  Proceedings of the 33rd International Geological Congress, Abstract MPM01218L.

81.Carlson, W.D., 2008, Imaging and in-situ analyses for assessment of metamorphic reaction mechanisms and equilibration.  Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 72 (Supplement 1): A137.

82. Garber, J.M. and Carlson, W.D., 2008, Impact of fluid evolution on garnet zoning in pelitic rocks from Harpswell Neck, Maine. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 41:484.

83.Gary, M.O., 2008. Volcanogenic Karstification: Implications of this hypogene process, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, p. 341.

84.Greene, L.E., Banner, J.L., Mack, L.E., and Mylroie, J.E., 2008. Paleoclimate Implications from a Geochronologic and Sr Isotope Study of a Bahamian Speleothem from San Salvador, Bahamas: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 40, p. 416.

85. Mack, L.E., Banner, J.L., Christian, L.N., Gilbert, K.D., Werner, C.W., and Francis, A., 2008. Sr Isotope Dendrochemistry in Urban Riparian Trees as a Temporal Record of Urbanization Impacts on Stream-Water Chemistry, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 6, p. 356.

86.Smith, R.C., Hovorka, S.D., Romanak, K.D., Partin, J.W., Wong, C., Meckel, T.A., Nicot, J-P. and Holt, R.M., 2008. Assessing risk to fresh water resources from long term CO2 injection – laboratory and field studies, GHGT-9, Washington DC, USA.

87.Wong, D., Banner, J.L., and Musgrove, M., 2008. Seasonal Variations of Cave Dripwater Trace Element Ratios in Central Texas: Implications for Speleothem Geochemical Records Geological Society of America Annual Meeting October, 2008. Oral presentation.

2007

88.Berg, C.A., and Carlson, W.D., 2007. Outcrop-scale variation in garnet growth zoning: Controls on length scales of chemical homogeneity and equilibration at Passo del Sole, central Swiss Alps.  Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 39:394.

89.Cowan, B., Banner, J., Hauwert, N., and Musgrove, M., 2007. Geochemical and physical tracing of rapid response in the vadose zone of the Edwards karst aquifer: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, p. 190.

90. Linhoff, B.S., Bennett, P., and Puntsag, T., 2007. Uranium geochemistry in hypersaline soda lakes in eastern Mongolia, Eos Trans. AGU, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract H11C-0685.

91. Wong, C., Hovorka, S., and Mickel, T., 2007. Evaluating the Mobilization of Cations from Aquifer Rocks exposed to High CO2 Levels. Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies Annual Meeting October, 2007. Paper, oral, and poster presentation.

92. Wong, D., Banner, J.L., and Musgrove, M., and Mihealsick, C., 2007. Controls on the Geochemical Evolution of Vadose Water in a Karst Terrain in central Texas. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting October, 2007. Poster presentation.

2006

93. DeMott, L., Banner, J. and Christian, L., 2006. Recent travertine deposits as records of groundwater processes in urbanizing environments, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 289.

94. Gary, M.O., Halihan, T., Sharp, J.M., Jr., Mouri, S., Thorstad, J., 2006. Electrical resistivity imaging of travertine-capped sinkholes: deep lakes with lids, Geological Society of America, 2006 Philadelphia Meeting, Topical Session T65, paper 218-4.

95. Gulifoyle, A., Banner, J. and Stern, L., 2006. Spatial and temporal controls on the geochemical evolution of cave dripwaters and modern speleothem calcite, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 24.

2005

96. Carlson, W.D., 2005. Intracrystalline diffusivities of REE, Y, V, and Cr in garnet at 700-900 °C. Eos 86, Abstract V13A-0522.

2004

97. Gary, M.O., 2004. Preliminary analysis of microbial habitats and geochemical conditions of Sistema Zacatón, Mexico, Geological Society of America, 2004 Denver Annual Meeting, Abstracts with Programs v. 36 no. 5, p. 259

98.Musgrove, M., Stern, L. and Banner, J., 2004. Spring water geochemistry as environmental tracers in paired karst watersheds in central Texas Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, p. 327.

2003

99. Gary, M.O., Sharp, J.M. Jr., Caramana, G., Havens, R.H., 2003. Volcanically Influenced Speleogenesis: Forming El Sistema Zacatón, Mexico and Pozzo Merro, Italy, the Deepest Phreatic Sinkholes in the World, Geological Society of America, 2003 Seattle Annual Meeting Abstracts with Programs v. 34, no. 7, p. 52.

100. Smith, D., and Griffin, W. L., 2003. Navajo garnetites and rock-water interactions in the mantle.  Eos, Trans. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting Abstract V22B-0591.

Dissertations (completed or in progress)

Casteel, Richard, in progress/expected 5/15. Geochemical characteristics of modern cave drip waters, UT Austin MS Thesis in progress (J. Banner – advisor).

2014

1. Byerly, Ben, 2014. Mantle Evolution of the Rio Grande Rift.  UT Austin Ph.D. dissertation (J Lassiter – advisor).

2. Moore, Stephanie, 2014. Epitaxial nucleation of porphyroblasts: Phenomenological and theoretical analysis. UT Austin Ph.D. dissertation in progress (WD Carlson – advisor).

2013

3. Wong, Corrine, 2013. Investigating controls on surface and groundwater in a karst aquifer underlying changing hydrologic conditions, central Texas (J. Banner – advisor).

2012

4. Franks, Megan, 2012. Distribution of Archaea in the chemically diverse geochemical features of El Tatio Geyser Field, Chile. UT Austin Ph.D. dissertation (B. Bennett – advisor).

2011

5. Kelly, Eric, 2011. Unrecognized complexities of metamorphism: Crystallization kinetics, reaction affinity, and geochronology. UT Austin Ph.D. dissertation in progress (WD Carlson & R. Ketcham – advisors).

2010

6. Seay Nance, 2010. Regional groundwater geochemistry of the western part of the Edwards aquifer, graduated 8/10. Co-supervised by J. Banner and J. Sharp, Jr.

7. Park, Jaesok, 2010. Investigation of gold nanoparticle accumulation kinetics for effective cancer targeting: UT Austin Ph.D. dissertation (J Tunnel – advisor).

2009

8. Gary, Marcus, 2009. Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis of Sistema Zacatón, Tamaulipas. UT Austin PhD Thesis (J. Sharp – advisor).

9. McCloskey, Bryan, 2009 Non-JSG. Novel Surface Modifications and Materials for Fouling Resistant Water Purification Membranes (B Freeman – advisor).

2007

10. Berg, Christopher , 2007, Strain rates and constraints on chemical homogeneity and length scales of equilibration during Alpine metamorphism at Passo del Sole, central Swiss Alps (advisor, Carlson).

11. Garner, Terrance , 2007, Characterization of transport properties in granitic rock fractures with skins (advisor, Jack Sharp).

2003

12. McFarlane, Christopher 2003, Diffusion, closure temperatures, and accessory mineral petrogenesis in a high-temperature aureole:  Refining the integration of P-T and t (advisors Carlson and Connelly).

Masters Theses (completed or in progress)

2013

1. Snatic, Jonathan, 2013. Tracing urbanization impacts in north Austin watersheds. Co-supervised by J. Banner and J. Sharp, Jr.

2012

2. Kyle Meyer, 2012. Isotope fractionation in karst systems. Co-supervised with D. Breecker. A

3. Nims, Megan. 2012. Freshwater residency patterns of southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) on the Texas Gulf Coast. (B. Walther – advisor). Link: https://repositories.lib.utexas.edu/handle/2152/20048

2011

4. Casteel, Richard, 2011. Geochemical characteristics of modern cave drip waters, UT Austin MS Thesis in progress (J. Banner – advisor).

5. Michaelides, Michael, 2011. Geochemistry and alteration of the commercial bentonites in Gonzales County TX (advisor, R. Kyle).

2010

6. Ahn, Hyein, 2010. Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Non-sulfide Zinc Deposits in the Sierra Mojada District, Coahuila, Mexico: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Texas at Austin, 178 p. (R. Kyle – advisor).

7. Cowen, Brian, 2010/completed 5/10. Soil hydrodynamics as a control on temporal and spatial variability of vadose geochemistry: Edwards Aquifer, Central Texas (advisor, J. Banner).

2009

8. Davidson, Sarah, 2009. Hydrogeological characterization of baseflow to Jacob’s Well spring, Hays County, Texas. UT Austin MS Thesis (P. Bennett – advisor).

9. Linhoff, Ben, 2009. Geochemical evolution of hypersaline soda lakes of eastern Mongolia (advisor, P. Bennett).

2008

10. Crawford, Wesley, 2008. Origin of partial disequilibrium major and trace-element zoning in garnets from the Picuris Mountains, NM (advisor, Carlson).

11. Steinhauer, Elspeth, 2008. Microbial influence on the kinetics of karstification (P. Bennett – advisor).

12. Wong, Corinne, 2008. Evaluating the impact of brush clearing on recharge to a karst aquifer (advisor, J. Banner).

2007

13. Cagle, Peggy Neill, 2007 (Fall), M.S., Controls of Sulfate Variability in Groundwater at a Lignite Mine, northeast Texas, 200p (J. Sharp – advisor).

14. DeMott, Laura, 2007. Recent Travertine Deposits as Records of Groundwater Processes in the Austin area, (advisor, J. Banner).

15. Landrum, Jeffrey , 2007,, Fate and transport of Arsenic and Antimony in the El Tatio Geyser Field, Chile (advisor, P. Bennett).

2006

16. Guilfoyle, Amber L. , 2006, Temporal and spatial controls on cave water and speleothem calcite isotopic and elemental chemistry, central Texas. (advisor, J. Banner).

17. Hixon, James , 2006, Controls on scales of chemical equilibration during metamorphism:  Insights from garnet zoning patterns (advisor, W.D. Carlson).

2003

18.Lane, Ed 2003, An evaluation of the pressure dependence of rare-earth-element concentrations in garnets from the Llano Uplift (W.D. Carlson – advisor).

B.S. Honors Theses (completed or in progress)

2013

1. Eldam, R., 2013. Geochemical characterization of serpentinites in the Franciscan Complex, Western California. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (J. Barns – advisor)

2. Hantsche, A.L, 2013. Rare earth and trace element analysis of anhydrite veins from the Ertsberg Mining District, Papua, Indonesia. UT Austin, Undergraduate Thesis (Mark Cloos – advisor)

2012

3. Cahalan, R., 2012. Diffusion rates for Li and Na in garnet from stranded diffusion profiles in partially resorbed crystals. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (W. D. Carlson – advisor).

4. Reyes, D., 2012. Impact of urbanization on spring water. Graduation expected 5/12. (J. Banner – advisor).

2010

5. Doyle, S., 2010. Laser ablation ICP-MS to derive diffusion coefficients in sandstones. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (J. Sharp – advisor).

2009

6. Arauza, S., 2009. Mechanisms of REE uptake in garnets: Testing competing models. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (W.D. Carlson – advisor).

7. Mills, S.E., 2009. Impact of trace metal concentrations on the luminescence of hydrothermal calcite veins, Batopilas mining district, Chihuahua, Mexico. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis, 84 p. (R. Kyle – advisor).

2008

8. Collins, A., 2008. Characterization of Blue Gem Topaz: A Comparative Analysis of Texas and Brazilian Topaz.  UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (M Helper – advisor).

9. Garber, J., 2008. Impact of fluid evolution on garnet growth in pelitic rocks from Harpswell Neck, Maine. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (W.D. Carlson – advisor).

10. Lauren Greene, 2008. Paleoclimate of the Bahamas region: Implications from speleothem studies. (J. Banner – Advisor). A, T

2005

11. Halick, M., 2005. Tests of an overgrowth model of disequilibrium crystallization in garnets from Harpswell Neck, Maine. UT Austin B.S. Honors Thesis (W.D. Carlson – advisor).

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduate students

2013

1. Gonzales, Angelique, Cornell College, 2013 (N. Miller – mentor)

2. Thayer, Abigail, Ohio Northern Univeristy, 2013 (J. Banner – mentor)

2012

3. 2. Griffiths, Rachel, Lafayette College, 2012 (N. Miller – mentor)

2011

4. Anseeuw, Sierra, Beloit College, 2011. (J. Banner – mentor)

5. Cunningham, Maxwell, William & Mary College, 2011. (J. Banner – mentor)

6. Heinze-Frye, Ayla, University of Massachusetts, 2011. (J. Banner – mentor).

7. Kromann, Jenna, Texas A&M University, 2011. (J. Banner – mentor)

2010

8. Anderson, Alyssa, Middlebury College, 2010. (J. Banner – mentor)

9. Duran, Lisa, St. Mary’s University, 2010. (J. Banner – mentor)

2009

10. Castillo, Selene, Baylor University, 2009. (J. Banner – mentor)

11. Hagemann, Mark, Carelton College, 2009. (J. Banner – mentor)

2008

12. Elysse Greenburg, 2008. University of Houston. (J. Banner – mentor)

NSF Research Experience for Teachers

1. Wenderski, Greg, Trinity School, Austin, TX, 2011.

2. Rocha, Theresa, Harmony Science Academy, Austin, TX, 2009.