Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences,
The University of British Columbia

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Albarède F., Stracke A., Salters V.J.M., et al, 2005

Albarède F., Stracke A., Salters V.J.M., Weis D., Blichert-Toft J., Télouk P. and Agranier A. 2005. Comment to “Pb isotopic analysis of standards and samples using a 207Pb-204Pb double spike and thallium to correct for mass bias with a double-focusing MC-ICP-MS” by Baker et al. Chem. Geol., 217, 171-174.


Boyd P.W., C.L. Law, D.A. Hutchins, E. Abraham, P.L. Croot, M. Ellwood, R.D. Frew, J. Hall, S. Handy, C. Hare, J. Higgins, P. Hill, K.A. Hunter, K. LeBlanc, M. T. Maldonado, R.M. McKay, C. Mioni, M. Oliver, S. Pickmere, K. Safi, S. Sander, S.A. Sanudo-Wilhelmy, M. Smith, R. Strzepek, A. Tovar-Sanchez and S. W. Wilhelm, 2005. FeCycle: Attempting an iron biogeochemical budget from a mesoscale SF6 tracer experiment in unperturbed low iron waters, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 19, GB4S26, doi:10.1029/2005GB002494


Clift P.D., Draut A.E., Kelemen P.B., Blusztajn J. and Greene A. 2005. Stratigraphic and geochemical evolution of an oceanic arc upper crustal section: the Jurassic Talkeetna Volcanic Formation, south-central Alaska. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 117, p. 902-925.


Doucet, S., Scoates J.S., Weis D. and Giret A. 2005. Constraining the components of the Kerguelen mantle plume: a Hf-Pb-Sr-Nd isotopic study of picrites and high-MgO basalts from the Kerguelen Archipelago. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems Q04007, doi:10.1029/2004GC000806.


Francois, R., M. Frank, M. Rutgers van der Loeff, M. P. Bacon, W. Geibert, S. Kienast, R. F. Anderson, L. Bradtmiller, Z. Chase, G. Henderson, F. Marcantonio, and S. E. Allen 2007. A comment on “Do geochemical estimates of sediment focusing pass the sediment test in the equatorial Pacific?” by Lyle et al. (2005). Paleoceanography, 22, PA1216, doi:10.1029/2005PA001235.


Gherardi, J.-M., L. D. Labeyrie, J. McManus, R. Francois, L. C. Skinner, and E. Cortijo 2005. Evidence from the North Eastern Atlantic Basin for Variability in the Rate of the Meridional Overturning Circulation through the last Deglaciation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 240, 710-723.


Hendy, I. and T.F. Pedersen 2005. Is pore water oxygen content decoupled from productivity on the California Margin? Trace element results from ODP Hole 1017E, San Lucia slope,  California. Paleoceanography 20, PA4026, doi:10.1029/2004PA001123.


Ionov, D.A., Blichert-Toft J. and Weis D. 2005. Hf isotope compositions and HREE variations in off-craton garnet and spinel peridotite xenoliths from central Asia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69, 2399-2418.


Ionov D., Prikhodko V.S., Bodinier J.-L., Sobolev A.V. and Weis D. Lithospheric mantle beneath the south-eastern Siberian craton: petrology of peridotite xenoliths in basalts from the Tokinsky Stanovik. Contr. Min. Petrol., 149, 647-665, 2005.


Jaccard, S., G.H. Haug, D.M. Sigman, T.F. Pedersen, H.R. Thierstein and U. Rohl 2005. Glacial/interglacial changes in Subarctic North Pacific stratification. Science 308, 1003-1006.


Maldonado, M.T., R. Strzepek, S. Sander, and P.W. Boyd. 2005. Acquisition of iron bound to strong organic complexes, with different Fe binding groups and photochemical reactivities, by plankton communities in Fe-limited subantarctic waters. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19, GB4S23, doi:10.1029/2005GB002481.


McKay, J.L., T.F. Pedersen and J. Southon 2005. Intensification of the Oxygen Minimum Zone in the northeast Pacific off Vancouver Island during the Last deglaciation: Ventilation and/or export production? Paleoceanography, v. 20, PA4002, doi:10.1029/2003PA000979.


Nielsen P., Muchez P., Heijlen W., Fallick AET., Keppens E., Weis D., Swennen R. Columnar calcites as testimony of diagenetic overprinting at the boundary between Upper Tournaisian dolomites and limestones (Belgium): multiple origins for apparently similar features. Sedimentology, 52, 945-967, 2005.


Strzepek, R.F., M.T. Maldonado, J.L. Higgins, J. Hall, K. Safi, S.W. Wilhelm, and P.W. Boyd. 2005. Spinning the ‘Ferrous Wheel’ –the importance of the microbial community in an iron budget during the FeCycle experiment. Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 19, GB4S26, doi:10.1029/2005GB002490.


Thorkelson, D.H., Abbott, J.G., Mortensen, J.K., Creaser, R.A., Villeneuve, M.E., McNicoll, V.J. and Layer, P.W., 2005. Early and Middle Proterozoic evolution of Yukon, Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 43: 1045-1071.


Ward, B.B., J. Granger, M.T. Maldonado, K.L. Casciotti, S. Harris, and M.L. Wells. 2005. Denitrification in the hypolimnion of permanently ice-covered lake Bonney, Antarctica. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 38: 295-307.


Weis D., Kieffer B., Maerschalk C., Pretorius W. and Barling J. 2005. High-precision Pr-Sr-Nd-Hf isotopic characterization of USGS BHVO-1 and BHVO-2 reference materials. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 6, Q02002, doi:10.1029/2004GC000852.


Xu G., Frey F.A., Clague D.A., Weis D. and Beeson M.H. 2005. East Molokai and other Kea-trend volcanoes: Magmatic processes and sources as they migrate away from the Hawaiian hot spot. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., Vol. 6, Q05008, doi:10.1029/2004GC000830.