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GLY 6932 Writing for Geology

Fall 2007 Meeting Time:  Friday 12:50-14:45 pm
Williamson Hall 218

Unit 1 Reading:

Late Neoproterozoic Deep-Ocean Oxygenation and the Rise of Animal Life, by Don E. Canfield, Simon W. Poulton, and Guy M. Narbonne, Science, vol. 315, no. 92, doi: 10.1126/science.1135013

Unit 2 Reading:

Seawater Chemistry and Early Carbonate Biomineralization, by Susannah M. Porter, Science, vol. 316, p. 1302, 2007.

Was There Really an Archaean Phosphate Crisis?  by Kurt O. Konhauser, Stefan V. Lalonde, Larry Amskold, and Heinrich D. Holland,  Science, vol. 315, p. 1234, 2007.

Unit 3 Reading:

North Pacific Seasonality and the Glaciation of North America 2.7 Million Years Ago, by Gerald H. Haug, Andrey Ganopolski, Daniel M. Sigman, Antoni Rosell-Mele, George E. A. Swann, Ralf Tiedemann, Samuel L. Jaccard, Jorg Bollmann, Mark A. Maslin, Melanie J. Leng & Geoffrey Eglinton, Nature, vol. 433, 821-825, 2005.

Rapid Onset of Glacial Conditions in the Subarctic North Pacific Region at 2.67 Ma: Clues to Causality, by Libby M. Prueher and David K. Rea, Geology, vol. 26, 1027-1030, 1998.

Unit 4 Reading:

The Return of Subducted Continental Crust in Samoan Lavas,
by Matthew G. Jackson, Stanley R. Hart, Anthony A. P. Koppers, Hubert Staudigel, Jasper Konter, Jerzy Blusztajn, Mark Kurz and Jamie A. Russell,
Nature, vol. 448, doi: 10.1038/nature06048, 2007.

Magmatic and Crustal Differentiation History of Granitic Rocks from Hf-O Isotopes in Zircon, by A. I. S. Kemp, C. J. Hawkesworth, G. L. Foster, B. A. Paterson, J. D. Woodhead, J. M. Hergt, C. M. Gray, and M. J. Whitehouse, Science, vol. 315, 980-983, 2007.

A Link Between Large Mantle Melting Events and Continent Growth Seen in Osmium Isotopes, by D. G. Pearson, S. W. Parman and G. M. Nowell, Nature, vol. 449, doi: 10.1038/nature06122, 2007.

The Amount of Recycled Crust in Sources of Mantle-Derived Melts, by Alexander V. Sobolev, Albrecht W. Hofmann, Dmitry V. Kuzmin, Gregory M. Yaxley, Nicholas T. Arndt, Sun-Lin Chung, Leonid V. Danyushevsky, Tim Elliott, Frederick A. Frey, Michael O. Garcia, Andrey A. Gurenko, Vadim S. Kamenetsky, Andrew C. Kerr, Nadezhda A. Krivolutskaya, Vladimir V. Matvienkov, Igor K. Nikogosian, Alexander Rocholl, Ingvar A. Sigurdsson, Nadezhda M. Sushchevskaya, and Mengist Teklay,
Science, vol. 316, 412-417, 2007.

Unit 5 Reading:

A New Skull of Early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia, by Abesolom Vekua,
David Lordkipanidze, G. Philip Rightmire, Jordi Agusti, Reid Ferring, Givi Maisuradze, Alexander Mouskhelishvili, Medea Nioradze, Marcia Ponce de Leon, Martha Tappen, Merab Tvalchrelidze, and Christoph Zollikofer,
Science, vol.  297, 85-89,
doi: 10.1126/science.1072953, 2002.

Implications of New Early Homo Fossils from Ileret, East of Lake Turkana, Kenya, 
by F. Spoor, M. G. Leakey, P. N. Gathogo, F. H. Brown, S. C. Anton, I. McDougall, C. Kiarie, F. K. Manthi and L. N. Leakey, Nature, vol. 448, 688-691, doi: 10.1038/nature05986, 2007.

Unit 6 Reading:

U.S. National Science Foundation Grant Proposal Guideline, NSF 08-1 January 2008.

Unit 7 Reading:

Indirect Radiative Forcing of Climate Change Through Ozone Effects on the Land-Carbon Sink, by S. Sitch, P.M. Cox, W.J. Collins, and C. Huntingford, Nature, vol. 448, 791-794, doi:10.1038/nature06059, 2007.

Saturation of the Recent Southern Ocean CO2 Sink due to Recent Clinate Change, by C. Le Quere, C. Rodenbeck, E. T. Buithuis, T. J. Conway, R. Langenfelds, A. Gomez, C. Labuschagne, M. Ramonet, T. Nakazawa, N. Metzl, N. Gillett, and M. Heimann, Science, vol. 316, 1735-1738, doi: 10.1126/science.1136188, 2007.

A Semi-Empirical Approach to Projecting Future Sea-Level Rise, by S. Rahmstorf, Science, vol. 315, 368-370, doi: 10.1126/science.1135456, 2007.


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