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PAPERS (pdf version)

Sim, M.S., Paris, G., Adkins, J.F., Orphan, V.J., and Session, A.L. (2017)  Quantification and sulfur isotope analysis of intracellular metabolites in the dissimilatory sulfate reduction pathway. Accepted at GCA.

Wilson, D.J., van de Flierdt, T., and Adkins, J.F. (2017) Lead isotopes in deep-sea coral skeletons: ground-truthing and a first deglacial Southern Ocean record.  Accepted at GCA.

Wang, X.T., Maria G. Prokopenko, M.G., Sigman, D.M., Adkins, J.F., Robinson, L.F., Hines, S.K., Chai, J., and Haug, G.H. (2017) Deep-sea coral evidence for lower surface nitrate concentrations across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current during the last ice age. Accepted at PNAS.

Lee, J.-M., Eltgroth, S., Boyle, E.A., and Adkins, J.F. (2017) The transfer of bomb radiocarbon and anthropogenic Pb to the deep North Atlantic Ocean observed from a deep sea coral. EPSL, 458, 223-232. (pdf)

Torres, M., West, J.A., Clark, K.E., Paris, G., Bouchez, J., Ponton, C., Feakins, S.J., Galy, V., and Adkins, J.F. (2016) The acid and alkalinity budgets of weathering in the Andes-Amazon system: insights into the erosional control of global biogeochemical cycles. EPSL, 450, 381-391. (pdf)

Raven, M.R., Sessions, A.L., Adkins, J.F., Thunell, R.C. (2016) Rapid organic matter sulfurization in sinking particles from the Cariaco Basin water column. GCA, 190, 175-190. (pdf)

Meshulam, A., Ellis, G.S., Said-Ahmad, W., Deev, A., Sessions, A.L., Tang, Y., Adkins, J.F., Jinzhong, Gilhooly, W.P., III, L., Aizenshtat, Z., and Amrani, A. (2016) Study of thermochemical sulfate reduction mechanism using compound specific sulfur isotope analysis.  GCA, 188, 73-92. (pdf)

Raven, M.R., Sessions, A., Fischer, W., and Adkins, J.F. (2016) Sedimentary pyrite d34S differs from porewater sulfide in Santa Barbara Basin: proposed role of organic sulfur.  GCA, 186, 120-134. (pdf)

Gothmann, A.M., Bender, M.L., Blättler, C.L., Swart, P.K., Giri, S.J., Adkins, J.F., Stolarski, J., and Higgins, J.S. (2016)  Calcium isotopes in scleractinian fossil corals since the Mesozoic: implications for vital effects and biomineralization through time. EPSL, 444, 205-214. (pdf)

Struve, T., van de Flierdt, T., Robinson, L.F., Bradtmiller, L., Hines, S.K., Adkins, J.F., Lambelet. M., Crocket, K.C., Kreissig, K., Coles, B. and Auro, M.E. (2016)  Neodymium isotope analyses after combined extraction of actinide and lanthanide elements from seawater and deep-sea coral aragonite. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, 232–240, doi:10.1002/2015GC006130. (pdf)

Chen, S., Hoffmann, S., Lund, D.C., Cobb, K.M., Emile-Geay, J., and Adkins, J.F. (2016) A High-resolution Speleothem Record of Western Equatorial Pacific Rainfall: Implications for Holocene ENSO Evolution.  EPSL, 442, 61-71. (pdf)

Carolin, S.A., Cobb, K,M,. Lynch-Stieglitz, J.L., Moerman, J.W., Lejau, S., Malang, J., Clark, B., Tue, A., and Adkins, J.F. (2016) Borneo stalagmites reveal wetern tropical Pacific hydroclimate variability across MIS 5 and 6.  EPSL, 439, 182-193. (pdf)

•Present, T., Paris, G., Burke, A., Fischer, W and Adkins, J.F. (2015) Large Carbonate Associated Sulfate isotopic variability between brachiopods, micrite, and other sedimentary components in Late Ordovician-age strata.  EPSL, 432, 187-198. (pdf)

Hines, S., Southon, J., and Adkins, J.F. (2015) A high-resolution record of Southern Ocean intermediate water over the last 30,000 years.  EPSL. 432, 46-58. (pdf)

Meckler, N., Affolter, S., Dublyanski, Y., Krüger, Y. Vogel, N., Bernasconi, S.M., Frenz, M., Kipfer, R. Leuenberger, M., Spötl, C., Carolin, S., Cobb, K.M., Moerman, J., Adkins, J.F., and Fleitmann, D. (2015)  Glacial-Interglacial temperature change in the Tropical West-Pacific: A comparison of stalagmite-based paleo-thermometers.  Quaternary Science Reviews, 127, 90-116. (pdf)

Subhas, A., Rollins, N.E., Berelson, W.M., Dong, S., Erez, J. and Adkins, J.F. (2015) Novel Determination of the Dissolution Kinetics of Inorganic Calcite in Seawater. GCA, 170, 51-68. (pdf)

Greenwood, P.F., Amrani, A., Sessions, A., Grice, K., Holman, A., Raven, M.R., Dror, G., McCulloch, M.T., Adkins, J.F. (2015) Development and Initial Biogeochemical Applications of Compound Specific d34S analysis. In ‘Principles and Practice of Analytical Techniques in Geosciences. Ed. Kliti Grice, Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC Detection Sceince Series No. 4, 285-312. (pdf)

Revels, B.N., Ruifeng, Z., Adkins, J.F., and John, S., (2015) Fractionation of iron isotopes during leaching of natural particles by various acidic and circumneutral leaches and development of an optimal leach for marine labile particulate iron. GCA, 166, 92-104. (pdf)

Burke, A., Stewart, A.L., Adkins, J.F., Ferrari, R.M., Jansen, M.F., and Thompson, A.F. (2015) The glacial mid-depth radiocarbon bulge and its implications for the overturning circulation.  Accepted at Paleoceanography, 30, 1021–1039, doi:10.1002/2015PA002778. (pdf)

Miller, M.D., Simons, M., Adkins, J.F., and Minson, S. (2015) The information content of pore fluid d18O and [Cl].  JPO, 45, 2070-2094. (pdf)

Gothmann, A.M., Stolarski. J., Adkins, J.F., Dennis, K.J., Schrag, D.P., Mazur, M., and Bender, M.L. (2015) Fossil corals as an archive of secular variations in seawatr chemistry.  GCA, 160, 188-208. (pdf)

Raven, M.R., Sessions, A.L., Adkins, J.F., Werne, J. and Lyons, T. (2015) Sulfur-isotope compositions of individual organic compunds from Cariaco Basin.  Organic Geochemistry, 80, 53-59. (pdf)

Moerman, J.W., Cobb, K.M., Partin, J.W., Meckler, A.N., Lejau, S.C., Adkins, J.F., Lejau, S., Jenny Malang, J., Clark, B., and Tuen, A.A. (2014) Transformation of ENSO-related rainwater to dripwater d18O variability by vadose water mixing.  GRL, 41, 79077915, doi:10.1002/2014GL061696. (pdf)

Crowe, S., Paris, G., Katsev, S., Jones, C., Kim, S-T., Zerkle, A., Nomosatryo, S., Fowle, D.A., Adkins, J. F., Sessions, A., Farquhar, J., Canfield, D.E. (2014) Sulfate only a trace constituent of Archean seawater. Science, 346, 735-738. (pdf)

Paris, G., Adkins, J.F., Sessions, A. L., Webb, S.M., and Fischer, W. W. (2014) Neoarchean carbonate-associated sulfate records positive D33S anomalies.  Science, 346, 739-741. (pdf)

Wilson, D.J., Crocker, K.C., van de Flierdt, T., Robinson, L.F., and Adkins, J.F. (2014) Dynamic intermediate ocean circulation in the North Atlantic during Heinrich Stadial 1: a radiocarbon and neodymium isotope perspective. Paleoceanography, 29, doi: 10.1002/2014PA002674. (pdf)

Miller, M., Adkins, J.F., and Hoddell, D. (2014) Rhizon sampler alteration of deep ocean sediment interstitial water samples, as indicated by chloride concentration and oxygen and hydrogen isotopes.  G-Cubed. 15, 2401-2413. (pdf)

Thiagarajan, N., Subhas, A., Southon, J. Eiler, J, and Adkins, J.F. (2014) Abrupt pre-Bolling/Allerod warming and circulation changes in the deep North Atlantic ocean.  Nature, 511, 75-78. (pdf)

Wang, X.T., Prokopenko, M.G., Sigman, D.M., Adkins, J.F., Robinson, L.F., and Haug, G. (2014) Isotopic composition of carbonate-bound organic nitrogen in deep-sea Scleractinian corals: a new window into past biogeochemical change.  EPSL, 400, 243-250. (pdf)

Ferrari, R. Adkins, J.F., Burke, A., Jansen, M., Stewart, A. and Thompson, A. (2014) An ocean tale of two climates: Modern and Last Glacial Maximum.  PNAS, 111, 8753-8758. (pdf)

Paris, G., Fehrenbacher, J., Sessions, A., Howard J. Spero, H.J., and Adkins, J.F. (2014) Experimental Determination of Seawater Sulfate δ34S in Planktonic Foraminifera Shells. G-cubed, 15, 1452-1461. (pdf)

Robinson, L.F., Adkins, J.F, Gagnon, A., Prouty, N., Roark, B., and van de Flierdt, T. (2014) The geochemistry of deep-sea coral skeletons: applications for palaeoceanography.  Deep-Sea Research, 99, 184-198. (pdf)

Thresher, R., Althaus, F., Adkins, J.F., Gowlett-Holmes, K., Alderslade, P., Dowdney, J., Cho, W., Gagnon, A., Staples, D., McEnnulty, F., and Williams, A.  (2014) Strong depth related zonation of the megabenthic assemblage on a rocky continental margin (~700-4000m) off southern Tasmania, Australia. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85872. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085872. (pdf)

Fallon, S., Thresher, R., and Adkins, J.F. (2013) Age and growth of the cold water scleractinian Solenosmilia variabilis and its reef on the Southwest Pacific seamounts.  Coral Reefs 33, 31-38. (pdf)

Hathorne, E, et al. (2013) Inter-laboratory study for coral Sr/Ca and other element/Ca ratio measurements. G-cubed, 14, doi: 10.1002/ggge.20230. (pdf)

Partin, J., Cobb, K., Adkins, J.F., Tuen, A., Clark, B. (2013) Trace metal and carbon isotopic variations in cave dripwater and stalagmite geochemistry from Northern Borneo.  G-cubed, 14, doi: 10.1002/ggge.20215. (pdf)

Adkins, J.F. (2013) The role of deep ocean circulation in Glacial to Interglacial climate change.  Paleoceanography, 28, 1–23, doi:10.1002/palo.20046. (pdf)

Gabitov, R., Gagnon, A., Eiler, J., Guan, Y., Adkins, J.F. (2013) Accurate Mg/Ca, Sr/Ca, and Ba/Ca ratios measurements in carbonates by SIMS and NanoSIMS and an assessment of heterogeneity in common calcium carbonate standards.  Chemical Geology, 356, 94-108. (pdf)

Bush, S., Santos, G.M., Xu, X., Southon, J., Thiagarajan, N., Hines, S. and Adkins, J.F. (2013) Simple, rapid, and cost effective: A screening method for 14C analysis of small carbonate samples.  Radiocarbon, 55, 631-640. (pdf)

Conway, T.M., Rosenberg, A.D., Adkins, J.F., and John, S.G. (2013)  A new method for determination of Fe, Zn, and Cd stable isotopes in seawater. Analytical Chemica Acta, 793, 44-52. (pdf)

Vielzeuf, D., Garrabou, J., Gagnon, A., Ricolleau, A., Adkins, J.F., Günther, D., Hametner, K., Devidal, J-L., Reusser, E., Perrin, J. and Floquet, N. (2013) Magnesium and Sulfur in the Red Coral, Chemical Geology, 355, 13-27. (pdf)

Carolin, S. A., Cobb, K.M., Adkins, J.F., Tuen, A.A., Clark, B., Lejau, S., and Malang, J. (2013) Differential responses to abrupt climate change events in the western tropical Pacific.  Science, 340, 1564-1566. (pdf)

Thiagarajan, N., Gerlach, D., Roberts, M., Burke, A., McNichol, A., Jenkins, B., Subhas, A., Thresher, R., Adkins, J.F. (2013) Movement of Deep-Sea Coral Populations on Climatic Timescales. Paleoceanography. 28, doi:10.1002/palo.20023 (pdf)

Moerman, J., Cobb, K.M., Adkins, J.F., Sodemann, H., Clark, B., Tuen, A.A. (2013) Large-scale controls on diurnal to interannual rainfall oxygen isotopic variability in the West Pacific Warm Pool. EPSL, 369-370, 108-119. (pdf)

Paris, G., Sessions, A.L., Subhas, A.V., and Adkins, J.F. (2013) Measurements of d34S and D33S in trace amounts of SO4 using the Neptune Plus MC-ICP-MS. Chemical Geology, 345, 50-61. (pdf)

Gagnon, A.C., Adkins, J.F., Erez, J., Eiler, J., and Guan, Y. (2013) Sr/Ca sensitivity to aragonite saturation in cultured coral measured by NanoSIMS.  GCA 105, 240-254. (pdf)

Edward A. Boyle, Seth John, Wafa Abouchami, Jess F. Adkins, Yolanda Echegoyen-Sanz, Michael Ellwood, A. Russell Flegal, Kyrstin Fornace, Celine Gallon, Steve Galer, Melanie Gault-Ringold, Francois Lacan, Amandine Radic, Mark Rehkamper, Olivier Rouxel, Yoshiki Sohrin, Claudine Stirling, Claire Thompson, Derek Vance, Zichen Xue, Ye Zhao (2012) 
GEOTRACES IC1 (BATS) contamination-prone trace element isotopes Cd, Fe, Pb, Zn, Cu, and Mo intercalibration.  L+O Methods 10, 653-665. (pdf)

Gagnon, A.C., DePaolo, D., Adkins, J.F., and DeYoreo, J. (2012) Precise overgrowth composition during biomineral culture and inorganic precipitation.  Chemical Geology, 330-331, 188-196. (pdf)

John, S., Mendez, J., Moffet, J., Adkins, J.F. (2012) The flux of iron and iron isotopes from San Pedro Basin sediments.  GCA, 93, 14-29. (pdf)

Miller, M., Adkins, J.F., Menemenlis, D., and Schlodlock, M. (2012) The role of ice shelves in setting glacial ocean bottom water salinity.  Paleoceanography, 27, doi:10.1029/2012PA002297. (pdf)

John, S. and Adkins, J.F. (2012) The vertical distribution of iron stable isotopes in the North Atlantic near Burmuda.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 26, doi:10.1029/2011GB004043. (pdf)

Meckler, N, Clarkson, M., Cobb, K., Eiler, J., and Adkins, J.F., (2012) Interglacial hydroclimate in the tropical West Pacific through the late Pleistocene. Science, 336, 1301-1304. (pdf)

Gagnon, A.C., Adkins, J.F., and Erez, J. (2012) Seawater transport during coral biomineralization. EPSL, 329-330, 150-161. (pdf)

Amrani, A., Deev, A., Sessions, A., Tang, Y., Adkins, J.F., Hill, R.J., Moldowan, M.J., and Wei, Z (2012) The sulfur isotopic compositions of benzothiophenes and dibenzothiophenes as a proxy for thermochemical sulfate reduction. GCA, 84, 152-164. (pdf)

Clark et al. (2012) Global climate evolution during the last deglaciation.  PNAS, doi/10.1073/pnas.1116619109. (pdf)

Thresher, R. Tilbrook, B., Fallon, S., Wilson, N. and Adkins, J.F. (2011) Effects of chronic low carbonate saturation levels on the distribution, growth, and skeletal chemistry of deep-sea corals and other seamount megabenthos. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 442, 87-99. doi: 10.3354/meps09400. (pdf)

Thresher, R. Adkins, J.F., Fallon, S., Gowlett-Homes, K., Althaus, F., and Williams, A. (2011) Extraordinary high biomass benthic community on Southern Ocean seamounts. Nature, Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep00119. (pdf)

Thresher, R., Adkins, J.F., and Thiagarajan, N. (2011) Modal analysis of the deepwater solitary scleractinian, Desmophyllum Dianthus, on SW Pacific seamounts: Inferred recruitment periodicity, growth and mortality rates. Coral Reefs, 30, 1063-1070, doi 10.1007/s00338-011-0806-7. (pdf)

Thiagarajan, N., Eiler, J., and Adkins, J.F. (2011) Carbonate clumped isotope thermometry of deep-sea corals and implications for vital effects.  GCA. 75, 4,416-4,425. (pdf)

Lund, D., Adkins, J.F., and Ferrari, R. (2011) Abyssal Atlantic circulation during the Last Glacial Maximum.  Paleoceanography. 26, PA1213, doi:10.1029/2010PA001938 (pdf)

Fernandez, D.P., Gagnon, A.C., and Adkins, J.F. (2010) Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca measurements in natural calcium carbonates:  assessment of accuracy with an isotope dilution ICP-MS method. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research. 35, 23-37. (pdf)

van de Flierdt, T., Robinson, L.F., and Adkins, J.F. (2010) Deep-sea coral aragonite as a recorder for the neodymium isotopic composition of seawater.   GCA, 74, 6014-6032. (pdf)

Grottoli, A.G., Adkins, J.F., Panero, W., Reaman, D., and Moots, K. (2010) Growth rates, stable oxygen isotopes (d18O), and strontium (Sr/Ca) composition in two species of Pacific sclerosponges (A. Wellsi and A. Welleyana):  Calibration and application to Paleoceanography. JGR-Oceans. 115, doi: 10.1029/2009JC005586. (pdf)

Mendez, J., Guieu, C., and Adkins, J.F. (2010) Atmospheric input of Mn and Fe to the ocean:  Results from seawater dissolution experiments performed with Saharan and North-American dusts. Marine Chemistry. 120, 34-43. (pdf)

John, S. and Adkins, J.F. (2010) Analysis of dissolved iron isotopes in seawater. Marine Chemistry, 119, 65-76. (pdf)

Breitenbach, S.F.M., Adkins, J.F., Meyer, H., Marwan, N., Kumar, K.K., and Haug, G.H. (2010) Strong Influence of Water Vapor Source Dynamics on Stable Isotopes in Precipitation Observed in Southern Meghalaya, NE India. EPSL, 292, 212-220. (pdf)

Amrani, A., Sessions, A.L, and Adkins, J.F. (2009) Compound specific d34S analysis of volatile organics by coupled GC-ICP-MS.  Analytical Chemistry, 81, 9027-9034. (pdf)

Franke, J., Schulz, M., Paul, A., and Adkins, J.F. (2008) Assessing the ability of the 14C projection-age method to constrain the circulation of the past in a 3D ocean model. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 9, Q08003, doi:10.1029/2008GC001943. (pdf)

Druffel, E.R.M., Robinson, L., Griffin, S., Halley, R, Southon, J., and Adkins, J.F. (2008) Low reservoir ages for the surface ocean from Mid-Holocene Florida corals.  Paleoceanography, 23, doi:10.1029/2007PA001527. (pdf)

SCOR Working Group (2007) GEOTRACES – An international study of the global marine biogeochemical cycles of trace elements and their isotopes.  Chemie der Erde, 67, 85-131. (pdf)

Waller, R.G., Shank, T.M., Adkins, J.F., and Robinson, L.F. (2007) Ancient DNA techniques:  Applications for deep-water corals.  Bulletin of Marine Science, 81, 351-360.  (pdf)

Robinson, L.F., Adkins, J.F., Scheirer, D.S., Fernandez, D.F., Gagnon, A., and Waller, R. (2007) Deep-sea scleractinian coral age and depth distributions in the WN Atlantic for the last 225 thousand years. Bulletin of Marine Science, 81, 371-391. (pdf)

Cobb, K.M., Adkins, J.F., Partin, J.W., and Clark, B. (2007) Regional-scale climate influences on temporal variations of rainwater and cave dripwater oxygen isotopes in northern Borneo.  EPSL, 263, 207-220. (pdf)

Partin, J.W., Cobb, K.M., Adkins, J.F., Clark, B., and Fernandez, D.P. (2007) Stalagmite records of western tropical Pacific climate since the Last Glacial Maximum. Nature, 449, 452-455, doi: 10.1038/nature06164. (pdf)

Gagnon, A.C., Adkins, J.F., Fernandez, D.P., and Robinson, L.F. (2007) Sr/Ca and Mg/Ca vital effects correlated with skeletal architecture in a scleractinian deep-sea coral and the role of Rayleigh fractionation.  EPSL, 261, 280-295. (pdf)

Liu, Z., et al. (2007) Simulating the Transient Evolution and Abrupt Change of North Africa Atmosphere-Ocean-Terrestrial Ecosystem in the Holocene.  Quaternary Science Reviews, 26, 1818-1837. (pdf)

Lynch-Steiglitz, et al. (2007) Atlantic meridional overturning circulation during the Last Glacial Maximum.  Science, 316, 66-69. (pdf)

van de Flierdt, Robinson, L.F., Adkins, J.F., Hemming, S.R., and Goldstein, S.L. (2006) Temporal stability of the neodymium isotope signature of the Holocene to Glacial North Atlantic. Paleoceanography, 21, PA4102, doi:10.1029/2006PA001294. (pdf)


Eltgroth, S.F., Adkins, J.F., Robinson, L.F., Southon, J. and Kashgarian, M. (2006) A deep-sea coral record of North Atlantic radiocarbon through the Younger Dryas:  Evidence for Intermediate/Deep Water Reorganization.  Paleoceanography, 21, PA4207, doi:10.1029/2005PA001192. (pdf)


Adkins, J.F., deMenocal, P.D., and Eshel, G. (2006) The "African Humid Period" and the Record of Marine Upwelling from Excess 230Th in ODP Hole 658C. Paleoceanography 21, PA4203, doi:10.1029/2005PA001200. (pdf)


Tambutté, S., Tambutté, E., Zoccola, D., Caminiti, N., Lotto, S., Allemand, D., and Adkins, J.F. (2006) Characterization and role of carbonic anhydrase in the calcification process of the azooxanthellate coral Tubastrea aureaMarine Biology. doi: 10.1007/s00227-006-0452-8. (pdf)


Robinson, L.F., Adkins, J.F., Fernandez, D., Burnett, D., Wang, S.-L., Gagnon, A., and Krakauer, N. (2006) Primary Uranium distribution in scleractinian corals and its implications for U-series dating. G-cubed 7, Q05022, doi:10.1029/2005GC001138 (pdf)


Gosh, P., Adkins, J.F., Affek, H., Balta, B., Guo, W., Schauble, E., Schrag, D.P., and Eiler, J. (2006) 13C-18O bonds in carbonate minerals: A new kind of paleothermometerGCA 70, 1439-1456. (pdf)


Robinson, L.F., Adkins, J.F., Keigwin, L.D., Southon, J., Fernandez, D., Want, S-L. and Scheirer, D. (2005) Radiocarbon variability in the Western North Atlantic during the last deglaciation.  Science 310, 1469 – 1473, 
doi: 10.1126/science.1114832. (pdf)


Adkins, J.F., Ingersoll, A.P. and Pasquero, C. (2005) Rapid climate change and conditional instability of the glacial deep ocean from the thermobaric effect and geothermal heating. Quaternary Science Reviews, 24, 581-594. (pdf)


Adkins, J.F., Henderson, G., Wang, S.-L., O’Shea, S. and Mokadem, F. (2004) Growth rates of the deep-sea scleractinia D. cristagalli and E. rostrata. EPSL, 227, 481-490. (pdf)


Thresher, R., Rintoul, S., Koslow, J.A., Weidman, C., Adkins, J.F. and Proctor, C. (2004) Oceanic evidence of climate change in southern Australia over the last three centuries.  GRL, 31 (7) art. no. L07212, doi: 10.1029/2003GL018869. (pdf)


Adkins, J.F. and Schrag, D.P. (2003) Reconstructing Last Glacial Maximum bottom water salinities from deep-sea sediment pore fluid profiles. EPSL, 216, 109-123 (pdf)


Meissner, K.J., Schmittner, A., Weaver, A.J. and Adkins, J.F. (2003) The ventilation of the North Atlantic Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum-a comparison between simulated and observed radiocarbon ages. Paleoceanography, 18, 1023, doi:10.1029/2002PA000762, 2003 (pdf)


Adkins, J.F., Boyle, E.A. and Curry, W.B. (2003) Stable isotopes in deep-sea corals and a new mechanism for "vital effects".  GCA, 67, 1129-1143.  (pdf

Cutler, K.B., Edwards, R.L., Taylor, F.W., Cheng, H., Adkins, J.F., Gallup, C.D., Cutler, P.M., Burr, G.S., Chappell, J. and Bloom, A.L. (2003) Rapid sea-level fall and deep-ocean temperature change since the Last IntergalcialEPSL, 206, 253-271. (pdf

Adkins, J.F., McIntyre, K. and Schrag, D.P. (2002) The salinity, temperature and d18O content of the glacial deep ocean. Science, 298, 1769-1773. (pdf

Adkins, J.F., Kashgarian, M., Cheng, H., Druffel, E.R.M., Boyle, E.A., Griffin, S., Edwards, L. and Shen, R. (2002) Radiocarbon dating of deep-sea corals. Radiocarbon, 44, 567-580. (pdf

Schrag, D.P., Adkins, J.F, McIntyre, K., Alexander, J., Hodell, D.A., Charles, C. and McManus, J. (2002)  The oxygen isotopic composition of seawater during the last glacial maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews.21, 331-342. (pdf

Adkins, J.F. and Schrag, D.P. (2001) Pore fluid constraints on past deep-ocean temperature and salinity.  Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 771-774. (pdf

Cheng, H., Adkins, J.F., Edwards, R.L. and Boyle, E.A. (2000) 230Th dating of deep-sea corals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64, 2401-2416 (pdf)

deMenocal, P., Ortiz, J., Guilderson, T., Adkins, J., Sarnthein, M., Baker, L. and Yarusinsky, M. (2000) Abrupt onset and termination of the African Humid Period: Rapid climate responses to gradual insolation forcing. Quaternary Science Rev. 19, 347-361. (pdf

Adkins, J.F. and Boyle, E.A. (1999)  Age screening of deep-sea corals and the deep ocean record of climate change at 15.4 ka.  Reconstructing Ocean History:  A Window into the Future.  F. Abrantes and A. Mix, eds. Plenum (New York). p. 103-120 (pdf)

Adkins, J.F., Cheng, H., Boyle, E.A., Druffel, E.R.M. and Edwards, R.L. (1998) Deep-sea coral evidence for rapid changes in ventilation of the deep North Atlantic at 15.4 ka. Science, 280, 725-728. (pdf

Adkins, J.F., Boyle, E.A., Keigwin, L.D. and Cortijo, E. (1997) Variability of the North Atlantic thermohaline circulation during the last interglacial period.  Nature, 390, 154-156. (pdf

Adkins, J.F. and Boyle, E.A. (1997) Changing atmospheric D14C and the record of deep water paleo-ventilation ages. Paleoceanography, 12, 337-344. (pdf)

van Geen, A., Adkins, J.F., Boyle, E.A., Nelson, C.H. and Palanques, A. (1997) A 120-year record of widespread contamination from mining of the Iberian Pyrite Belt. Geology, 25, 291-294.  (pdf)


Torres, M.A., Moosdorf, N., Hartmann, J, Adkins, J.F., and West, J.A. (2017) Glacial weathering, sulfide oxidation, and global carbon cycle feedbacks. Submitted to PNAS.

Subhas, A.V., Adkins, J.F., Rollins, N.E., Erez, J., and Berelson, W.M. (2017) Catalysis and chemical mechanisms of calcite dissolution in seawater.  Submitted to PNAS.

Gothmann, A.M., Stolarski, J., Bender, M.L., Adkins, J.F., and Higgins, J.A. (2017)  A Cenozoic record of seawater Mg isotopes in well-preserved fossil corals.  Submitted to Nature Geoscience.

Horner, T.J., Eltgroth, S.F., Henderson, G.M., Rickaby, R.E., and Adkins, J.F. (2017) Cadmium-isotopic evidence for Rayleigh fractionation during deep-sea coral biomineralization.  Submitted to GCA.


Not Refereed

Adkins, J. (2005) A forest of coral carbon data pushes back the trees.  Quaternary Science Reviews-Context, 24, 1777-1778.

Adkins, J. and Pasquero, C. (2004) Deep ocean overturning – Then and now. Science, 306, 1143-1144.

Adkins, J. (2001) Dating – Vive la difference. Science, 294, 1844-1845.

Lynch-Stieglitz, J., et al. (2015) Science Driven Assessment of Needs for Marine Sediment Coring 2015-2025.  Report of Coring Needs Workshop, NSF, May 28-29, 2015.



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