Keck Science 3 Colleges * 15 Majors * 1 Department

Selected Publications in Environmental Science

Current Number of publications listed in Environmental Science: 143

1. Tang, X., Price, D., Praske, E., Vu, D., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Silva, P., Cocker III, D.R., and Asa-Awuku, A.. Submitted September 2013. CNN Activity of Aliphatic Amine Secondary Aerosol. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics : .
2. Middlecamp, C.H., Mury, M., Anderson, K.L., Bentley, A.K., Cann, M.C., Ellis, J.P. and Purvis-Roberts, K.L. . January 2014. Chemistry in Context: Applying Chemistry to Society, 8th Edition. : .
3. Werner, C. and Purvis-Roberts, K.L.. Accepted June 2012. Cold War Memories and Post-Cold War Realities: Narratives of the State in the Everyday Life of Kazakhstan's Radiation Victims. in Ethnographies of the State in Central Asia : .
4. Chan, P., Halfar, J., Hetzinger, S., Adey, W., Zack, T., Moore, G.W.K., Wortmann, U.G., Williams, B., and Hou, A. 2017. Multicentennial Record of Labrador Sea Primary Productivity and Sea-Ice Variability Archived in Coralline Algal Ba/Ca. Nature Communications : 15543, doi: 10.1038/ncomms15543.
5. Dassié, E.P., DeLong, K.L., Kilbourne, K.H., Williams, B., et al. 2017. Save our Marine Annually-Resolved Proxy Archives (MARPA)!. EOS 98: 10.1029/2017EO068159.
6. Williams, B., Halfar, J., DeLong, K.L., Smith, E., Steneck, R., Lebednik, P., Jacob, D.E., Fietzke, J., Moore, G.W.K. 2017. 20th century North Pacific decadal-scale variability is unique for the past 342 years. Geophysical Research Letters 44: 3761–3769, doi: 10.1002/2017GL073138.
7. Robins, Colin. 2016. Soils, Science, Society, and the Environment. Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Environmental Science: Agriculture and the Environment : 41 pages. Abstract Article
8. Wheeler, M. M., Dipman, M.M., Adams, T.A., Ruina, A.V., Robins, C.R., and Meyer, W.M. III. 2016. Carbon and nitrogen storage in California sage scrub and non-native grassland habitats. Journal of Arid Environments 129: 119-125. Abstract Article
9. Williams, B., Thibodeau, B., Chikaraishi, Y., Ohkouchi, N., Walnum, A., Grottoli, A., and Colin, P. 2016. Investigating variations in primary productivity in the Tropical Pacific Ocean due to multi-decadal nitricline depth fluctuation. Limnology and Oceanography : 10.1002/lno.10364.
10. Robins, C.R., Deurlington, A., Buck, B.J., and Brock-Hon, A.L. 2015. Micromorphology and formation of pedogenic ooids in calcic soils and petrocalcic horizons. Geoderma 251-252: 10-23. Abstract Article
11. Bougeois, L., Williams, B., Halfar, J., Konar, B., Adey, W., Kronz, A., and Wortmann, U. 2015. Does the coralline alga Leptophytum fecundum (Kjellman) capture paleoenvironmental variability in the Arctic Ocean?. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 47: 167-179.
12. Carilli, J., Williams, B., Schöne, B. R., Krause, R. A., & Fallon, S. J. 2015. Historical Contaminant Records from Sclerochronological Archives. Environmental Contaminants : 355-391.
13. Prouty, N.G., Roark, E.B., Andrews, A., Robinson, L., Hill, T., Sherwood, O., Willams, B., Guilderson, T., Fallon, S. 2015. Age, Growth Rates, and Paleoclimate Studies of Deep Sea Corals. The State of Deep-Sea Coral and Sponge Ecosystems of the United States 10: 1-21.
14. Robins, C.R., Buck, B.J., and Williams, A.J. 2014. Establishing soil and surficial geologic habitat criteria for presumed gypsophiles - the example of Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii, Mojave Desert, U.S.A. Catena 118: 9-19. Abstract Article
15. Robins, C.R., Buck, B.J., Spell, T.L., Soukup, D., and Steinberg, S. 2014. Testing the applicability of vacuum-encapsulated 40Ar/39Ar geochronology to pedogenic palygorskite and sepiolite. Quaternary Geochronology 20: 8-22. Abstract Article
16. Goossens, D., Buck, B.J, Teng, Y., Robins, C.R., and Goldstein, H. 2014. Effect of sulfate and carbonate minerals on particle size distributions in arid soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 78(3): 881-893. Abstract Article
17. Wang, X., Prokopenko, M., Sigman, D., Adkins, J.F., Robinson, L.F., Ren, H., Oleynik, S., Williams, B., and Haug, G. 2014. Isotopic composition of carbonate-bound organic nitrogen in deep-sea scleractinian corals: A new window into past biogeochemical change. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 400: 243-250. Article
18. Williams, B., Halfar, J., DeLong, K., Hetzinger, S., Steneck, R.S., and Jacob, J.E. 2014. Multi-specimen and multi-site calibration of Aleutian coralline algae Mg/Ca to climate signals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 139: 190-204. Article
19. Adey, W., Halfar, J., and Williams, B. 2013. Biological, physiological and ecological factors controlling clathrostrome formation and producing a precision Arctic/Subarctic marine climate archive: the calcified coralline genus Clathromorphum Foslie. Smithsonian Institution Contributions to the Marine Sciences : .
20. Rogers, R., Krause, D.W., Kast, S.C., Marshall, M.S., Rahantarisoa, L., Robins, C.R., and Sertich, J.J. 2013. A new, richly fossiliferous member comprised of tidal deposits in the Upper Cretaceous Maevarano Formation, northwestern Madagascar. Cretaceous Research 44: 12-29. Abstract Article
21. Tang, X., Price, D.J, Praske, E., Lee, S.A., Shattuck, M.A., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Silva, P., Asa-Awuku, A., Cocker III, D.R. . 2013. NO3 radical, OH radical and O3- initiated Secondary Aerosol Formation from Aliphatic Amines ̶ Salt Formation and the Effect of Water Vapor. Atmospheric Environment 72: 105-112.
22. Robins, C.R., Brock-Hon, A.L., and Buck, B.J. 2012. Conceptual mineral genesis models for calcic pendants and petrocalcic horizons, NV. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76 (5): 1887-1903. Abstract Article
23. Brock-Hon, A.L., Robins, C.R., and Buck, B.J. 2012. Micromorphological investigation of pedogenic barite in Mormon Mesa petrocalcic horizons, Nevada, USA: Implications for genesis. Geoderma 179-180: 1-8. Abstract Article
24. Hönisch, B., Ridgwell, A., Schmidt, D.N., Thomas, E., Gibbs, S.J., Sluijs, A., Zeebe, R., Kump, L., Martindale, R., Greene, S., Kiessling, W., Ries, J., Zachos, J., Royer, D., Barker, S., Marchitto Jr, T.M., Moyer, R., Pelejero, C, Ziveri, P., Foster, G.L., and Williams, B. 2012. The geological record of ocean acidification. Science 335: 1058-1063. Article
25. Chan, P., Halfar, J., Williams, B., Hetzinger, S., Steneck, R., Zack, T., and Jacob, D. 2011. Freshening of the Alaska Coastal Current recorded by coralline algal Ba/Ca ratios. Journal of Geophysical Research 116: G01032, doi:10.1029/2010JG001548.
26. Halfar, J., Hetzinger, S., Adey, W., Zack, T., Gamboa, G., Kunz, B., Williams, B., and Jacob, D. 2011. Coralline red algal growth increment widths archive North Atlantic climate variability. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 320: 71-80.
27. Halfar, J., Williams, B., Hetzinger, S., Steneck, B., Lebednik, P.,Winsborough, C., Omar, G., and Chan, P. 2011. 225 years of Bering Sea climate and ecosystem dynamics archived by coralline algae. Geology 39: 579-582.
28. Sinclair, D.J., Williams, B., Allard, G., Ghaleb, B., Ross, S.W., and Risk, M.J. 2011. Reproducibility of trace element profiles in a specimen of the deep-water Bamboo Coral Keratoisis sp.. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75: 5101-5121.
29. Spiro, T.G., Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Stigliani, W.M.. 2011. Chemistry of the Environment, 3rd Edition. : .
30. Williams, B., and Grottoli, A.G. 2011. Solution and laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) measurements of Br, I, Pb, Mn, Cd, Zn, and B in the organic skeleton of soft corals and black corals. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 12: Q03011, doi:10.1029/2010GC003375 .
31. Williams, B., Halfar, J., Steneck, R. S., Wortmann, U. G., Hetzinger, S., Adey, W., Lebednik, P., and Joachimski, M. 2011. Twentieth century d13C variability in surface water dissolved inorganic carbon recorded by coralline algae in the northern North Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea. Biogeosciences 8: 165-174, doi: 10.5194/bg-8-165-2011.
32. Mark E. Erupe, Allegra Liberman-Martin, Philip J. Silva, Quentin G.J. Malloy, Naomi Yonis, David R. Cocker III, Kathleen L. Purvis-Roberts. 2010. Determination of Methylamines and Trimethylamine-N-oxide in Particulate Matter by Non-suppressed Ion Chromatography. Journal of Chromatography A 1217: 2070-2073. Article
33. Williams, B., and Grottoli, A.G. 2010. Recent shoaling of the nutricline and thermocline in the western tropical Pacific. Geophysical Research Letters 37: L22601, doi:10.1029/2010GL044867.
34. Williams, B., and Grottoli, A.G. 2010. Variability in δ15N and δ13C values of alcyonacean and antipatharian corals from the western equatorial Pacific. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74: 5280-5288.
35. Robins, C.R., Buck, B.J., Williams, A.J., Morton, J.L., Howell, M.S., Yonovitz, M.L., and House, P.K. 2009. Comparison of flood hazard assessments on desert piedmonts and playas: A case study in Ivanpah Valley, Nevada. Geomorphology 103: 520–532. Abstract Article
36. Dishman, Diana L., D.M. Thomson and N.J. Karnovsky. 2009. Does simple feeding enrichment raise activity levels of captive ring-tailed lemurs (Lemur catta). Applied Animal Behavior Science 116: 88-95.
37. Kathleen L. Purvis-Roberts, Gretchen Edwalds-Gilbert, Adam S. Landsberg, Newton Copp, Lisa Ulsh, David Drew. 2009. Accelerated Integrated Science Sequence (AISS): An Introductory Biology, Chemistry and Physics Course for College Students. The Journal of Chemical Education 86: 1295-1299.
38. McEachern, K.A., D.M. Thomson and K. Chess. 2009. Climate alters response of an endemic island plant to removal of invasive herbivores. Ecological Applications In press: .
39. Eiguren-Fernandez, A., Miguel, A.H., Lu, R., Purvis, K., Grant, B., Mayo, P., Di Stefano, E., Cho, A., and Froines, J. 2008. Atmospheric formation of 9,10 phenanthroquinone in the Los Angeles Air Basin. Atmospheric Environment 42: 2312-2319.
40. Lundberg, J. and McFarlane, D. A.. 2008. Kents Cavern. A field guide to the natural history.. : 44p..
41. Nicholl, M.J., Baron, A.G., Robins, C.R., Boxell, J., and Lin, Y. 2008. Using synthetic data and artificial wells to teach the construction and use of water level contour maps. Journal of Geoscience Education 56 (4): 317-323. Abstract Article
42. Wurster C. M., Patterson W.P., McFarlane D.A., Wassenaar L. I., Hobson K.A., Athfield N. B., and Bird M. I.. 2008. Stable carbon and hydrogen isotopes from bat guano in the Grand Canyon, USA, reveal Younger Dryas and 8.2 ka events.. Geology 36:683-686. 36: 683-686.
43. Christenson K. and McFarlane D. A.. 2007. An ecologically significant range extension for Hahns Short-tailed fruit bat, (Carollia subrufa) from southwestern Costa . Chiroptera Neotropical 13(2): 319-321.
44. Cynthia Werner and Kathleen Purvis-Roberts. 2007. Unraveling the Secrets of the Past: Contested Versions of Nuclear Testing in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan. In Half-Lives and Half-Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War : .
45. Cynthia Werner and Kathleen Purvis-Roberts. 2007. Unraveling the Secrets of the Past: Contested Versions of Nuclear Testing in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan. Half-Lives and Half-Truths: Confronting the Radioactive Legacies of the Cold War : .
46. Kathleen L. Purvis-Roberts, Harriet P. Moeur, and Andrew Zanella. 2007. Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Mapping of Environmental Samples Across a College Campus. The Journal of Chemical Education 82: 1691-1692.
47. Lundberg, J. and McFarlane, D.A.. 2007. Speleogenesis of the Mt. Elgon Elephant Caves, Kenya.. Geological Society of America Special Paper 404 : 51-63. Abstract
48. Lundberg, J. and McFarlane, D.A.. 2007. Pleistocene depositional history in a periglacial terrane: A 500ka record from Kents Cavern, Devon, United Kingdom.. Geosphere 3: 199-219. Abstract
49. Purvis-Roberts, K.L., Werner, C.A., and Frank, I.. 2007. Perceived Risks from Nuclear Testing Near Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan: A Comparison Between Laypeople, Doctors, and Scientists. Risk Analysis 27: 291.
50. Thomson, D. M. 2007. Do source-sink dynamics promote the spread of an invasive grass into a novel habitat. Ecology 88: 3126-3134.

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