Research Roundup 2017

Helen Hill for EAPS Research
Friday, February 9, 2018

All over the Earth, inside and out, and off into the Solar System and beyond. Forwards in time, backwards in time, stretching nano-seconds, shrinking millennia: Here is a selection of peer-reviewed papers authored or co-authored by EAPS faculty and investigators in 2017. Please email missing citations/ errata.

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Agard, V. and K. Emanuel (2017), Clausius–Clapeyron scaling of peak CAPE in continental convective storm environments, J. Amos.Sci., 74, 3043-3054, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0352.1

Alice E. Alpert, Anne L. Cohen, Delia W. Oppo, Thomas M. DeCarlo, Glenn A. Gaetani, Edwin A. Hernandez-Delgado, Amos Winter, Meagan E. Gonneea (2017), Twentieth century warming of the tropical Atlantic captured by Sr-U paleothermometry, Paleoceanography, doi: 10.1002/2016PA002976

Al Ismail, I Marwah (2017), On the relationship between compressional wave velocity of saturated porous rocks and density: theory and application, Masters Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.

AlJishi, Ali Fuad (2017), Detection and identification of converted modes and source independent converted phase imaging: Groningen, The Netherlands, Masters Dissertation,

Ali Aljishi, Oleg Poliannikov, Michael Fehler (2017), Detection and identification of converted modes and shallow structure mapping in the Groningen gas field. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2017: pp. 2836-2840, doi: 10.1190/segam2017-17744260.1

Ammar Alali, Frank Morgan (2017), Novel approach for 1D resistivity inversion using the systematically determined optimum number of layers. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2017: pp. 5482-5455, doi: 10.1190/segam2017-17783083.1

R.L.B. Andrade, V.Hatje, P.Masqué, C.M.Zurbrick, E.A.Boyle, W.P.C.Santos (2017), Chronology of anthropogenic impacts reconstructed from sediment records of trace metals and Pb isotopes in Todos os Santos Bay (NE Brazil), Marine Pollution Bulletin, doi: S0025326X17306458

Jeffrey C. Andrews-Hanna, James W. Head, Brandon C. Johnson, James T. Keane, Walter S. Kiefer, Patrick J. McGovern, Gregory A. Neumann, Mark A. Wieczorek, Maria T. Zuber (2017), Ring faults and ring dikes around the Orientale basin on the Moon, Icarus, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.12.012

Mojarro Angel, Ruvkun Gary, Zuber Maria T., and Carr Christopher E. (2017), Nucleic Acid Extraction from Synthetic Mars Analog Soils for in situ Life Detection, Astrobiology, doi: 10.1089/ast.2016.1535

Gilad Antlera, Alexandra V. Turchyn, Shuhei Ono, Orit Sivan, Tanja Bosak (2017), Combined 34S, 33S and 18O Isotope Fractionations Record Different Intracellular Steps of Microbial Sulfate Reduction, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.01.015



Andrew R. Babbin, Brian D. Peters, Calvin W. Mordy, Brittany Widner, Karen L. Casciotti, Bess B. Ward (2017), Multiple metabolisms constrain the anaerobic nitrite budget in the Eastern Tropical South Pacific, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1002/2016GB005407

Justin Bandoro, Susan Solomon, Benjamin D. Santer, Douglas E. Kinnison, Michael J. Mills (2017), Detectability of the Impacts of Ozone Depleting Substances and Greenhouse Gases upon Stratospheric Ozone Accounting for Nonlinearities in Historical Forcings, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi: 10.5194/acp-2017-585

Hannah C. Barkley, Anne L. Cohen, Daniel C. McCorkle, Yimnang Golbuu (2017), Mechanisms and thresholds for pH tolerance in Palau corals, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Volume 489, April 2017, Pages 7–14, doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2017.01.003

Stephanie L. Bates, Katharine R. Hendry, Helena V. Pryer, Christopher W. Kinsley, Kimberley M. Pyle, E. Malcolm S. Woodward, Tristan J. Horner (2017), Barium isotopes reveal role of ocean circulation on barium cycling in the Atlantic, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.01.043

Ann M. Bauer, Matthew S.A.Horstwood (2017), Small-volume Lu-Hf and U-Pb isotope determination of complex zircons by solution and laser ablation MC-ICP-MS, Chemical Geology, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.11.007

Eric Beaucé, William B. Frank, Alexey Romanenko (2017), Fast Matched Filter (FMF): An Efficient Seismic Matched‐Filter Search for Both CPU and GPU Architectures, Seismological Research Letters (2017) 89 (1): 165-172, doi: 10.1785/0220170181

Kristin D. Bergmann, Seth Finnegan, Roger Creel, John M. Eiler, Nigel C. Hughes, Leonid E. Popov, Woodward W. Fischer (2017), A paired apatite and calcite clumped isotope thermometry approach to estimating Cambro-Ordovician seawater temperatures and isotopic composition, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.11.015

Bezuidenhout, L. J., Doucouré, M., Wagener, V., de Wit, M., Mordret, A., Lecocq, T., and Brenguier, F. (2017), Rayleigh group velocity extraction from ambient seismic noise to map the south Eastern Cape Karoo region, South Africa, South African Journal of Geology 2017, 120(3), 341-350, doi: 10.25131/gssajg.120.3.341

Pawan Bharadwaj, Laurent Demanet, and Aimé Fournier (2017), Deblending random seismic sources via independent component analysis, SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2017: pp. 4898-4902, doi: 10.1190/segam2017-17677817.1 

Sharmila Bhattacharya, Suryendu Dutta, Roger E. Summons (2017), A distinctive biomarker assemblage in an Infracambrian oil and source rock from western India: Molecular signatures of eukaryotic sterols and prokaryotic carotenoids, Precambrian Research, Volume 290, March 2017, Pages 101–112, doi: 10.1016/j.precamres.2016.12.013

Thomas S. Bianchi, Xingqian Cui, Neal E. Blair, David J. Burdig, Timothy I. Eglinton, Valier Galy (2017), Centers of Organic Carbon Burial and Oxidation at the Land-Ocean Interface, Organic Geochemistry,  doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.09.008

John Biersteker and Hilke Schlichting (2017), Determining Exoplanetary Oblateness Using Transit Depth Variations, The Astronomical Journal, Volume 154, Number 4, doi: 10.3847/1538-3881/aa88c2

Johannes Bieser et al (2017), Multi-model study of mercury dispersion in the atmosphere: vertical and interhemispheric distribution of mercury species, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6925-6955, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-6925-2017 [Noelle Selin, Shaojie Song]

Leah Birch, Timothy Cronin, Eli Tziperman (2017), Glacial Inception on Baffin Island: The Role of Insolation, Meteorology, and Topography, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0576.1

Birch, S. P. D.; Hayes, A. G.; Dietrich, W. E.; Howard, A. D.; Bristow, C. S.; Malaska, M. J.; Moore, J. M.; Mastrogiuseppe, M.; Hofgartner, J. D.; Williams, D. A.; White, O. L.; Soderblom, J. M.; Barnes, J. W.; Turtle, E. P.; Lunine, J. I.; Wood, C. A.; Neish, C. D.; Kirk, R. L.; Stofan, E. R.; Lorenz, R. D.; Lopes, R. M. C. (2017), Geomorphologic mapping of titan's polar terrains: Constraining surface processes and landscape evolution, Icarus, Volume 282, p. 214-236, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2016.08.003

Birch, Samuel P. D.; Tang, Y.; Hayes, A. G.; Kirk, R. L.; Bodewits, D.; Campins, H.; Fernandez, Y.; de Freitas Bart, R.; Kutsop, N. W.; Sierks, H.; Soderblom, J. M.; Squyres, S. W.; Vincent, J.-B. (2017), Geomorphology of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 469, Issue Suppl_2, p.S50-S67, doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx1096

Benjamin A. Black, J. Taylor Perron, Douglas Hemingway, Elizabeth Bailey, Francis Nimmo, and Howard Zebker (2017), Global drainage patterns and the origins of topographic relief on Earth, Mars, and Titan, Science, Vol. 356, Issue 6339, pp. 727-731, doi: 10.1126/science.aag0171

V. Bourrier et al. (2017), Reconnaissance of the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet system in the Lyman-α line, Astronomy & Astrophysics, ArXiv: 1702.07004, [Julien de Wit]

V. Bourrier, J. de Wit, E. Bolmont, V. Stamenkovic, P.J. Wheatley, A.J Burgasser, L. Delrez, B.-O. Demory, D. Ehrenreich, M. Gillon, E. Jehin, J. Leconte, S.M. Lederer, N. Lewis, A.H.M.J. Triaud, V. Van Grootel (2017), Temporal Evolution of the High-Energy Irradiation and Water Content of TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanets, arXiv: 1708.09484

Boyce, A., Bastow. I.D., Rondenay, S., and van der Hilst, R.D. (2017), From relative to absolute teleseismic travel times: The Absolute Arrival-Time Recovery Method (AARM), Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 107, p. 2511-2520, doi: 10.1785/0120170021

Rogier Braakman, Michael J. Follows, and Sallie W. Chisholm (2017), Metabolic evolution and the self-organization of ecosystems, vol. 114 no. 15, E3091–E3100, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1619573114

Astrid Bracher et al (2017), Obtaining Phytoplankton Diversity from Ocean Color: A Scientific Roadmap for Future Development, Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00055 [Dutkiewicz]

Caleb M. Brown, Donald M. Henderson, Jakob Vinther, Ian Fletcher, Ainara Sistiaga, Jorsua Herrera, Roger E. Summons (2017), An Exceptionally Preserved Three-Dimensional Armored Dinosaur Reveals Insights into Coloration and Cretaceous Predator-Prey Dynamics, Current Biology, Volume 27, Issue 16, 21 August 2017, Pages 2514-2521.e3, doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.06.071

Bryson, J. F. J., R. Harrison, J. A. Neufeld, F. Nimmo, J. Herrero-Albillos, F. Kronast, B. P. Weiss (2017) Paleomagnetic evidence for dynamo activity driven by inward crystallisation of a metallic asteroid, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 472, 152-163, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.05.026

Claire E. Bucholz, Oliver Jagoutz, Jill A. VanTongeren, Jacob Setera, Zhengrong Wang (2017), Oxygen isotope trajectories of crystallizing melts: Insights from modeling and the plutonic record, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 207, 15 June 2017, Pages 154–184, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.027

Burdick, S., Vernon, F.L., Martynov, V., Eakins, J., Cox, T., Tytell, J., Mulder, T., White, M.C., Astiz, L., Pavlis, G.L., and Van der Hilst, R.D., (2017), Model update May 2016: Upper-mantle heterogeneity beneath North America from travel-time tomography with global and USArray data, Seismological Research Letters, v. 88, p. 1-7, doi: 10.1785/0220130186

Burgin et al (2017), A comparative study of the SMAP passive soil moisture product with existing satellite-based soil moisture products, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Volume 55 issue 5, pp 2959 - 2971, doi: 10.1109/TGRS.2017.2656859 [Entekhabi]

Nicholas J. Byrne, Theodore G. Shepherd, Tim Woollings, R. Alan Plumb (2017), Non-stationarity in Southern Hemisphere climate variability associated with the seasonal breakdown of the stratospheric polar vortex,  Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0097.1


B.B. Cael and Courtney Strong (2017), A Laplacian characterization of phytoplankton shape, Journal of Mathematical Biology, doi: 10.1007/s00285-017-1176-8

B.B. Cael, Kelsey Bission, and Michael J. Follows (2017), How have recent temperature changes affected the efficiency of ocean biological carbon export?, Limnology and Oceanography Letters, doi: 10.1002/lol2.10042

B.B. Cael, and R. Ferrari (2017), The ocean's saltiness and its overturning, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, pp. 1886-1891, doi: 10.1002/2016GL072223

B.B. Cael (2017), The Volume of Earth's Lakes, APS March Meeting 2017

B.B. Cael and Emanuel Boss (2017), Simplified model of spectral absorption by non-algal particles and dissolved organic materials in aquatic environments, Optics Express, Vol. 25, No. 21, doi: 10.1364/OE.25.025486 

Marjorie D. Cantine, Gregory P. Fournier (2017), Environmental Adaptation from the Origin of Life to the Last Universal Common Ancestor, Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres, doi: 10.1007/s11084-017-9542-5

Jose ́ L. Carballido, Diego Pol, Alejandro Otero, Ignacio A. Cerda, Leonardo Salgado, Alberto C. Garrido, Jahandar Ramezani, Nestor R. Cuneo  and Javier M. Krause (2017), A new giant titanosaur sheds light on body mass evolution among sauropod dinosaurs, Proc. R. Soc. B 284: 20171219, doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.1219

Lucy J. Carpenter , Steve R. Arnold, Colette L. Heald, A. R. Ravishankara and Jonathan Williams (2017), Highlights from the Faraday Discussion meeting “Atmospheric chemistry in the Anthropocene”, York, 2017, (Conference Report) Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 12494-12498, doi: 10.1039/C7CC90417G

Christopher E. Carr, Noelle C. Bryan, Kendall N. Saboda, Srinivasa A. Bhattaru, Gary Ruvkun, Maria T. Zuber (2017), Acceleration Profiles and Processing Methods for Parabolic Flight, arXiv: 1712.05737

Carr CE, Mojarro A, Hachey J, Saboda K, Tani J, Bhattaru SA, Smith A, Pontefract A, Zuber MT, Finney M, Doebler R, Brown M, Talbot R, Nguyen V, Bailey R, Ferguson T, Church G, Ruvkun G. (2017), Towards In Situ Sequencing for Life Detection. Aerospace Conference, 2017 IEEE. March 4-11, Big Sky, MT, USA, pp. 1-18. Session 2.07 In Situ Instruments for Landed Surface Exploration, Orbiters and Flybys. Paper # 2353 doi: 10.1109/AERO.2017.7943896

Gonzalo Carrasco, Mengli Chen, Edward A. Boyle, Jani Tanzil, Kuanbo Zhou, Nathalie F.Goodkin (2017), An update of the Pb isotope inventory in post leaded-petrol Singapore environments, Environmental Pollution, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.09.025

Christine F. Chan Erin K. Shea Adam J.R. Kent Robert B. Miller Jonathan S. Miller Samuel A. Bowring (2017), Formation of a sheeted intrusive complex within the deep-crustal Tenpeak pluton, North Cascades, Washington, Geosphere (2017) 13 (5): 1610-1639, doi: 10.1130/GES01323.1

Christine Y. Chen, Adam C. Maloof (2017), Revisiting the deformed high shoreline of Lake Bonneville, Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume 159, 1 March 2017, Pages 169–189, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.12.019

Christiansen, R.L., Calvert, A.T. and Grove, T.L. (2017), Geologic field trip guide to Mount Shasta Volcano, Northern California, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5022-K3, 33 p., doi: 10.3133/sir20175022K3

Chu, Sophie (2017), Capturing dynamics of inorganic carbon fluxes from diurnal to decadal timescales, Doctoral Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

K L Chubb, M Joseph, J Franklin, N Choudhury, T Furtenbacher, A G Császár, G Gaspard, P Oguoko, A Kelly, S N Yurchenko, J Tennyson, and C Sousa-Silva (2018), MARVEL Analysis of the Measured High-resolution Rovibrational Spectra of C2H2, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 204, 42-55, doi: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2017.08.018

David R. Ciardi et al (2017), Section 2 – Spitzer Exoplanet Science Beyond March 2019: Supporting NASA’s Flagship Missions and Strategic Goals, arXiv:1710.04194 [de Wit, Dittmann]

Sophie Clayton, Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Oliver Jahn, Christopher Hill, Patrick Heimbach, and Michael J. Follows (2017), Biogeochemical versus ecological consequences of modeled ocean physics, Biogeosciences, 14, 2877-2889, doi: 10.5194/bg-14-2877-2017

Coccia, Martina (2017), Processing strategies optimization and error mitigation of geodetic measurements, Doctoral Dissertation Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences,

Cohen, Y. and Rothman D. H. (2017), Exact solution for the Poisson field in a semi-infinite strip, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 473, 20160908, doi: 10.1098/rspa.2016.0908

Cohen, Y. and Rothman D. H.(2017), Path selection in a Poisson field, Journal of Statistical Physics,167, pp 703-712, doi: 10.1007/s10955-016-1669-7

W Bryce Corlett and Robert S Pickart (2017), The Chukchi slope current, Progress in Oceanography, 153: pp. 50-65, doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2017.04.005

Laura M. Corley, Patrick J. McGovern, Georgiana Y. Kramer, Myriam Lemelin, David Trang, Jeffrey J. Gillis-Davis, G. Jeffrey Taylor, Kathryn E. Powell, Walter S. Kiefer, Mark Wieczorek, Maria T. Zuber (2018), Olivine-bearing lithologies on the Moon: Constraints on origins and transport mechanisms from M3 spectroscopy, radiative transfer modeling, and GRAIL crustal thickness, Icarus, Volume 300, 15 January 2018, Pages 287-304, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.09.012

Timothy W. Cronin, Harrison Li, Eli Tziperman (2017), Suppression of Arctic air formation with climate warming: Investigation with a 2-dimensional cloud-resolving model, Journal of Climate, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0193.1

Timothy Cronin and Allison Wing (2017), Clouds, Circulation, and Climate Sensitivity in a Radiative-Convective Equilibrium Channel Model, journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, Volume 9, Issue 8, Pages 2883–2905, doi: 10.1002/2017MS001111



Amy Dale, Charles Fant, Kenneth Strzepek, Megan Lickley, and Susan Solomon (2017), Climate model uncertainty in impact assessments for agriculture: A multi-ensemble case study on maize in sub-Saharan Africa, AGU Earth's Future, doi: 10.1002/2017EF000539

Andrew M. Davis, Junjun Zhang, Nicolas D. Greber, Jingya Hu, François L.H.Tissot, Nicolas Dauphas (2017), Titanium isotopes and rare earth patterns in CAIs: Evidence for thermal processing and gas-dust decoupling in the protoplanetary disk, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.07.032

Thomas M. DeCarlo, Anne L. Cohen, George T. F. Wong, Fuh-Kwo Shiah, Steven J. Lentz, Kristen A. Davis, Kathryn E. F. Shamberger, Pat Lohmann (2017), Community production modulates coral reef pH and the sensitivity of ecosystem calcification to ocean acidification, Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, doi: 10.1002/2016JC012326

Thomas M. DeCarlo, Anne L. Cohen, George T. F. Wong, Kristen A. Davis, Pat Lohmann & Keryea Soong (2017), Mass coral mortality under local amplification of 2 °C ocean warming, Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 44586, doi: 10.1038/srep44586

Thomas M. DeCarlo, Anne L. Cohen (2017), Dissepiments, density bands and signatures of thermal stress in Porites skeletons, Coral Reefs, doi: 10.1007/s00338-017-1566-9

DeCarlo, Thomas (2017), Coral biomineralization, climate proxies and the sensitivity of coral reefs to CO₂-driven climate, Doctoral Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Francesca DeMeo (2017), Meteorites: A shift in shooting stars, Nature Astronomy, doi: s41550-017-0041

Francesca DeMeo (2017), Meet the primordial asteroid family, Science, Volume 357, Issue 6355, pp. 972-973, doi: 10.1126/science.aao1141

Joel W. DesOrmeau, Stacia M. Gordon, Timothy A. Little, Samuel A. Bowring, Nilanjan Chatterjee (2017), Rapid time scale of Earth’s youngest known ultrahigh-pressure metamorphic event, Papua New Guinea, Geology (2017) 45 (9): 795-798, doi: 10.1130/G39296.1

Devauchelle, O., Szymczak, P., Pecelerowicz, M., Cohen, Y, Seybold, H.J., and Rothman, D.H. (2017), Laplacian networks: growth, local symmetry and shape optimization, Physical Review E, 95, 033113 (12 pages), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.95.033113

Julien de Wit et al. (2016), Planet-induced stellar pulsations in HAT-P-2's eccentric system, Astrophysical Journal Letters, doi: 10.3847/2041-8213/836/2/L17

Jason A. Dittmann, Jonathan M. Irwin, David Charbonneau, Xavier Bonfils, Nicola Astudillo-Defru, Raphaëlle D. Haywood, Zachory K. Berta-Thompson, Elisabeth R. Newton, Joseph E. Rodriguez, Jennifer G. Winters, Thiam-Guan Tan, Jose-Manuel Almenara, François Bouchy, Xavier Delfosse, Thierry Forveille, Christophe Lovis, Felipe Murgas, Francesco Pepe, Nuno C. Santos, Stephane Udry, Anaël Wünsche, Gilbert A. Esquerdo, David W. Latham & Courtney D. Dressing (2017), A temperate rocky super-Earth transiting a nearby cool star, Nature 544, 333–336 (20 April 2017), doi: 10.1038/nature22055

Doddridge, E. and Marshall, J. (2017), Modulation of the Seasonal Cycle of Antarctic Sea Ice Extent Related to the Southern Annular Mode, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 44, no. 19, pp. 9761–9768, doi: 10.1002/2017GL074319

D. F. Dolci,  L. Caldiero, M. Dalla Rosa, S. Ono, W. H. Green, C. A. Class, C. Gao, A. G. Carr, E. P. Reeves, C. Reddy, R. Nelson, J. Seewald, S. Sylva (2017),  A New Experimental and Theoretical Approach for Predicting Secondary Oil to Gas Cracking Kinetics in Petroleum System Modelling, Source Offshore Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition, 29-31 March, Ravenna, Italy

Donnelly-Nolan, J.M. and Grove, T.L. (2017), Geologic field trip guide to Medicine Lake Volcano, Northern California, including Lava Beds National Monument,  U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5022-K1, 53 p., doi: 10.3133/sir20175022K1

Francis Ö. Dudás, Dong-Xun Yuan, Shu-Zhong Shen, Samuel A. Bowring (2017), A conodont-based revision of the 87Sr/86Sr seawater curve across the Permian-Triassic boundary, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.01.007

Stephanie Dutkiewicz, Anna E. Hickman, Oliver Jahn (2017), Modelling Ocean Colour Derived Chlorophyll-a, Biogeosciences, doi: 10.5194/bg-2017-341

Dwyer, J. G. and O'Gorman, P. A. (2017),  Changing duration and spatial extent of midlatitude precipitation extremes across different climates, Geophysical Research Letters 44, 5863-5871, doi: 10.1002/2017GL072855

Dwyer, J. G. and O'Gorman, P. A. (2017), Moist formulations of the Eliassen-Palm flux and their connection to the surface westerlies, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 74, 513-530, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0111.1


Alissa M. Earle, Richard P. Binzel, Leslie A. Young, S.A. Stern, K. Ennico, W. Grundy, C.B. Olkin, H.A. Weaver (2018), Albedo matters: Understanding runaway albedo variations on Pluto, Volume 303, 15 March 2018, Pages 1–9, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.12.015

MIchael P. Eddy, Oliver Jagoutz, Mauricio Ibanez-Mejia (2017), Timing of initial seafloor spreading in the Newfoundland-Iberia rift, Geology, doi: 10.1130/G38766.1

Eddy, Michael Patterson (2017), High-resolution temporal records of magmatism, sedimentation, and faulting at evolving plate boundariesDoctoral Dissertation,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.

Joshua Franz Einsle, Roger R. Fu, Jeff Gelb, Benjamin P. Weiss, Richard J. Harrison, Paul A. Midgley (2016), Understanding Single-Crystal Paleomagnetism: A Multiscale Approach, European Microscopy Congress 2016: Proceedings, doi: 10.1002/9783527808465.EMC2016.5188

Gregory Ely, Oleg Poliannikov, and Alison Malcolm (2017) Fast nonlinear uncertainty quantification for velocity model building and imaging. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2017: pp. 5716-5720, doi: 10.1190/segam2017-17731484.1

Gregory Ely, Alison Malcolm and Oleg V. Poliannikov (2017), Assessing uncertainties in velocity models and images with a fast nonlinear uncertainty quantification method, Geophysics, doi: 10.1190/geo2017-0321.1

Emanuel, K. (2017), Will global warming make hurricane forecasting more difficult? Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98, 495-501, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-16-0134.1

Kerry Emanuel (2017), Assessing the present and future probability of Hurricane Harvey’s rainfall, PNAS, vol. 114 no. 48,12681–12684, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1716222114S

Engwirda, D., Kelley, M., and J. Marshall  (2017), High-order accurate finite-volume formulations for the pressure gradient force in layered ocean models, Ocean Modelling, vol. 116, pp. 1-15, doi: 10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.05.003

A. I. Ermakov, E. Mazarico, S. E. Schröder, U. Carsenty, N. Schorghofer, F. Preusker, C.A. Raymond, C. T. Russell, M. T. Zuber (2017), Ceres's obliquity history and its implications for the permanently shadowed regions: CERES OBLIQUITY AND PSRS, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016GL072250

Ermakov, Anton (2017), Geophysical investigation of Vesta, Ceres and the Moon using gravity and topography data, Doctoral Dissertation,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.

Dafydd Gwyn Evans, John Toole, Gael Forget, Jan D. Zika, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, A. J. George Nurser, Lisan Yu (2017), Recent wind-driven variability in Atlantic water mass distribution and meridional overturning circulation, Journal of Physical Oceanography, doi: 10.1175/JPO-D-16-0089.1

Yener Eyuboglu, Francis O. Dudas, M. Santosh, Tuğba Eroğlu-Gümrük, Kübra Akbulut, Keewook Yi, Nilanjan Chatterjee, (2017), The final pulse of the Early Cenozoic adakitic activity in the Eastern Pontides Orogenic Belt (NE Turkey): An integrated study on the nature of transition from adakitic to non-adakitic magmatism in a slab window setting, Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.07.004

Yener Eyuboglu, Francis O. Dudas, Derek Thorkelson, Di-Cheng Zhu, Ze Liu, Nilanjan Chatterjee, Keewook Yi, M. Santosh (2017), Eocene granitoids of northern Turkey: Polybaric magmatism in an evolving arc–slab window system, Gondwana Research, doi: 10.1016/


Claudio Faccenna, Adam F.Holt, Thorsten W.Becker, SergeLallemand, Leigh H.Royden (2017), Dynamics of the Ryukyu/Izu-Bonin-Marianas double subduction system, Tectonophysics, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.08.011

Luke M. Fairchild, Nicholas L. Swanson-Hysell, Jahandar Ramezani, Courtney J. Sprain, Samuel A. Bowring (2017), The end of Midcontinent Rift magmatism and the paleogeography of Laurentia, Lithosphere, doi: 10.1130/L580.1

Jikun Feng, Huajian Yao, Piero Poli, Lihua Fang, Yan Wu, Ping Zhang (2017), Depth variations of 410 km and 660 km discontinuities in eastern North China Craton revealed by ambient noise interferometry, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2017GL074263

Xuan Feng, Qianci Ren, Cai Liu, and Xuebing Zhang (2017), Joint acoustic full waveform inversion of crosshole seismic and GPR data in the frequency domain, Geophysics, doi: 10.1190/geo2016-0008.1

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Tatsuaki Okada, Richard P. Binzel, Harold C. Connolly Jr., Toru Yada, Keiji Ohtsuki (2017), Preface: the earth, planets and space special issue: “science of solar system materials examined from Hayabusa and future missions (II)”, Earth, Planets and Space, doi: 10.1186/s40623-017-0617-3

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Carolin Rösch, Dirk K. Wissenbach, Ulrich Franck, Manfred Wendisch, Uwe Schlin (2017), Degradation of indoor limonene by outdoor ozone: A cascade of secondary organic aerosols, Environmental Pollution, Volume 226, Pages 463–472, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2017.04.030

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Susan Solomon, Diane Ivy, Mukund Gupta, Justin Bandoro, Benjamin Santer, Qiang Fu, Pu Lin, Rolando R. Garcia, Doug Kinnison, Michael Mills (2017), Mirrored changes in Antarctic ozone and stratospheric temperature in the late 20th versus early 21st centuries, Journal of Geophsical Research Atmospheres, doi: 10.1002/2017JD026719

Rohan Sood, Loic Chappaz, Henry J. Melosh, Kathleen C. Howell, Colleen Milbury, David M. Blair, Maria T. Zuber (2017), Detection and characterization of buried lunar craters with GRAIL dataIcarus, Volume 289, June 2017, Pages 157–172, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.02.013

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Christopher Spalding, Charles R. Doering, Glenn R. Flierl (2017), Resonant Activation of Population Extinctions, arXiv:1710.06274

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Michael R. Stukel, Lihini I. Aluwihare, Katherine A. Barbeau, Alexander M. Chekalyuk, Ralf Goericke, Arthur J. Miller, Mark D. Ohman, Angel Ruacho, Hajoon Song, Brandon M. Stephens, and Michael R. Landry (2017), Mesoscale ocean fronts enhance carbon export due to gravitational sinking and subduction, PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1609435114

Roger E. Summons, Donald Rocher, Craig Barrie, Katherine French and John E. Zumberge (2017), Carotenoid-Derived Biomarkers as Geochemical Tools for Petroleum Exploration and Paleoreconstruction, AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, April 2-5

Sun, H., Mordret, A., Prieto, G. A., Toksöz, M. N., & Büyüköztürk, O. (2017), Bayesian characterization of buildings using seismic interferometry on ambient vibrations, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 85, 468-486, doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2016.08.038


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Haolan Tang, Ming-Chang Liu, Kevin D. McKeegan, Francois L.H. Tissot, Nicolas Dauphas (2017), In situ isotopic studies of the U-depleted Allende CAI Curious Marie: Pre-accretionary alteration and the co-existence of 26Al and 36Cl in the early solar nebula, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.001

Jacopo Tani, Gary Ruvkun, Maria T. Zuber, Christopher Carr (2017), On Neuromorphic Architectures for efficient, robust, and adaptable autonomy in life detection and other deep space missions, Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop, At NASA Headquarters, Washington DC

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Bram Willemsen and Alison Malcolm (2017), An efficient coupled acoustic-elastic local solver applied to phase inversion, Geophysics, doi: 10.1190/geo2016-0572.1

Willemsen, Lucas (2017), Problems with a localized nature in exploration seismology, Doctoral Dissertation,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences.

Wilhelm M.B, Davila A.F., Eigenbrode J.L., Mary Parenteau N., Jahnke L.L., Liu X.-L., Summons R.E., Wray J.J., Stamos B.N, O’Reilly S.S. and Williams A. (2017), Xeropreservation of functionalized lipid biomarkers in hyperarid soils in the Atacama Desert, Organic Geochemistry 103, 97–104, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.10.015

Allison A. Wing, Kerry A. Emanuel, Christopher E. Holloway, Caroline Muller (2017), Convective Self-Aggregation in Numerical Simulations: A Review, Surveys in Geophysics, doi: 10.1007/s10712-017-9408-4

Joanna M. Wolfe (2017), Metamorphosis Is Ancestral for Crown Euarthropods, and Evolved in the Cambrian or Earlier, Integrative and Comparative Biology, doi: 10.1093/icb/icx039

Barbara E. Wortham et al. (2017), Assessing response of local moisture conditions in central Brazil to variability in regional monsoon intensity using speleothem 87Sr/86Sr values, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.01.034 [David McGee]

Qiong Wu, Jahandar Ramezani, Hua Zhang, Tian-tian Wang, Dong-xun Yuan, Lin Mu, Yi-chun Zhang, Xian-hua Li, Shu-zhong Shen (2017), Calibrating the Guadalupian Series (Middle Permian) of South China, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Volume 466, 15 January 2017, Pages 361-372, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.011


Liang Xiao, Die Liu, Hua Wang, Junran Li, Jun Lu, Changchun Zou (2017), The applicability analysis of models for permeability prediction using mercury injection capillary pressure (MICP) data, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering Volume 156, July 2017, Pages 589–593, doi: S0920410516313687

Xueqing Xu, Danan Dong, Ming Fang, Yonghong Zhou, Na Wei, Feng Zhou (2017), Contributions of thermoelastic deformation to seasonal variations in GPS station position, GPS Solutions, doi: 10.1007/s10291-017-0609-6


Ray Yamada and Olivier Pauluis (2017), Wave–Mean-Flow Interactions in Moist Baroclinic Life Cycles, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0329.1

Yi, R., Cohen, Y., Seybold, H., Stansifer, E., McDonald, R.,  Mineev-Weinstein M., and Rothman, D.H., (2017), A free-boundary model of diffusive valley growth: theory and observation, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, doi: 10.1098/rspa.2017.0159

Yi, R., Cohen, Y., Devauchelle, O., Gibbins, G., Seybold, H., and Rothman, D.H., (2017), Symmetric rearrangement of groundwater-fed streams, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 473, 20170539, doi: 10.1098/rspa.2017.0539

Chunquan Yu, Yingcai Zheng, Xuefeng Shang (2017), Crazyseismic: A MATLAB GUI‐Based Software Package for Passive Seismic Data Preprocessing, Seismological Research Letters 88(2A), doi: 10.1785/0220160207

Chunquan Yu, Elizabeth A. Day, Maarten V. de Hoop, Michel Campillo, Robert D. van der Hilst (2017), Mapping Mantle Transition Zone Discontinuities Beneath the Central Pacific With Array Processing of SS Precursors, Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, doi: 10.1002/2017JB014327


Shikma Zaarur, David T. Wang, Shuhei Ono and Tanja Bosak (2017), Influence of Phosphorus and Cell Geometry on the Fractionation of Sulfur Isotopes by Several Species of Desulfovibrio during Microbial Sulfate Reduction, Front. Microbiol., doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00890

Qiwei Zhan, Qingtao Sun, Qiang Ren, Yuan Fang, Hua Wang, Qing Huo Liu (2017), A discontinuous Galerkin method for simulating the effects of arbitrary discrete fractures on elastic wave propagation, Geophys J Int., doi: 10.1093/gji/ggx233

Kirsten Zickfeld, Susan Solomon, and Daniel M. Gilford (2016), Centuries of thermal sea-level rise due to anthropogenic emissions of short-lived greenhouse gases, PNAS, vol. 114 no. 4, 657–662, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1612066114


This year's roundup includes

6 Science and Science Advances papers

14 Nature, Nature Astronomy, Nature Climate Change or Nature Geosciences papers, and

7 PNAS papers



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Kudos to Sharon Newman who's exquisite "Scanning electron micrograph of cyanobacterial cells encrusted by clay minerals during fossilization experiment," was chosen for the cover of the July 2017 issue of the journal Geobiology. 



A figure from Gabriela Serrato Marks paper Reproducibility of Ba/Ca variations recorded by northeast Pacific bamboo corals was featured on the cover of the September issue of the journal Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology

Lodovica Illari, John Marshall, and W. D. McKenna Made the front cover of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society's September issue with their paper Virtually Enhanced Fluid Laboratories for Teaching Meteorology

Droplet motion driven by tensotaxis from the Juanes Group in the January 2017 issue of Extreme Mechanics Letters was featured on that journal's front cover.