Selected Publications for: Branwen Williams

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1.   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.

2.   McMahon, K.**, Williams, B., Guilderson, T.P., Glynn, D., and McCarthy, M . (2017). Calibrating amino acid δ13C and δ15N offsets between polyp and protein skeleton to develop proteinaceous deep-sea corals as paleoceanographic archives. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta   220: 261-275. Article

3.   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.

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   8: 15543, doi: 10.1038/ncomms15543.

5.   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   8: 15543 . Article

6.   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.

7.   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.

8.   Carilli, J., Williams, B., Schöne, B. R., Krause, R. A., & Fallon, S. J . (2015). Historical Contaminant Records from Sclerochronological Archives. Environmental Contaminants  Springer Netherlands : 355-391.

9.   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 Hourigan, T.F., Etnoyer, P.J., Cairns, S.D., Tsao, C.-F NOAA,Silver Spring 10: 1-21.

10.   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

11.   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

12.   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   : .

13.   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

14.   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.

15.   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 .

16.   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.

17.   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.

18.   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.

19.   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.

20.   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.

21.   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.

22.   Williams, B., Risk, M.J., Ross, S.W., and Sulak, K.J . (2007). Stable isotope records from deep-water antipatharians: 400-year records from the south-eastern coast of the United States of America. Bulletin of Marine Science   81: 437-447.

23.   Williams, B., Risk, M.J., Stone, R., Sinclair, D.J. and Ghaleb, B . (2007). Oceanographic changes in the Gulf of Alaska over the past century recorded in deep-water gorgonian corals. Marine Ecology Progress Series   335: 85-94.

24.   Williams, B., Risk, M.J., Ross, S.W., and Sulak, K.J . (2006). Deep-water Antipatharians: proxies of environmental change? . Geology   34: 773-776, doi: 10.1130/G22685.1.

25.   Sinclair, D.J., Williams, B., and Risk, M . (2006). Trace element "Vital Effects" - a ubiquitous feature of Scleractinian coral skeletons. Geophysical Research Letters   33: L17707, doi:10-102932006GL027183.

26.   Risk, M.J., Hall-Spencer, J., and Williams, B . (2005). Climate records from the Faroe-Shetland Trough using Lophelia pertusa (Linneaus, 1758). Cold-water Corals and Ecosystems, Erlangen Freiwald, A., Robert, M  : 1097-1108.

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