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Aubrey Lea Zerkle

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  1. Published

    A bistable organic-rich atmosphere on the Neoarchaean Earth

    Zerkle, A. L., Claire, M., Domagal-Goldman, S. D., Farquhar, J. & Poulton, S. W., May 2012, In : Nature Geoscience. 5, p. 359-363

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Published

    Ammonium availability in the Late Archaean nitrogen cycle

    Yang, J., Junium, C., Grassineau, N., Nisbet, E., Izon, G. J., Mettam, C. W., Martin, A. & Zerkle, A. L., Jul 2019, In : Nature Geoscience. 12, 7, p. 553-557 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Anaerobic nitrogen cycling on a Neoarchean ocean margin

    Mettam, C. W., Zerkle, A. L., Claire, M., Prave, A. R., Poulton, S. W. & Junium, C. K., 1 Dec 2019, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 527, 115800.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    Anomalous fractionation of mercury isotopes in the Late Archean atmosphere

    Zerkle, A. L., Yin, R., Chen, C., Li, X., Izon, G. & Grasby, S., 6 Apr 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 9 p., 1709.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Biogeochemical signatures through time as inferred from whole microbial genomes

    Zerkle, A. L., House, C. & Brantley, S., 2005, In : American Journal of Science. 305, p. 467-502

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Biogeochemical sulfur cycling in the water column of a shallow stratified sea-water lake: Speciation and quadruple sulfur isotope composition

    Kamyshny, A., Zerkle, A., Mansaray, Z., Ciglenecki, I., Bura-Nakic, E., Farquhar, J. & Ferdelman, T., 2011, In : MARINE CHEMISTRY. 127, p. 144-154

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published
  8. Published

    Biological regulation of atmospheric chemistry en route to planetary oxygenation

    Izon, G., Zerkle, A. L., Williford, K., Farquhar, J., Poulton, S. & Claire, M. W., 28 Mar 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 13, p. E2571-E2579 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Cathodoluminescence petrography and isotope geochemistry of KT impact ejecta deposited 360km from the Chicxulub crater, at Albion Island, Belize

    Fouke, B., Zerkle, A. L., Walter, A., Pope, K., Ocampo, A., Wachtman, R., Grajales Nishimura, J., Claeys, P. & Fischer, A., 2002, In : Sedimentology. 49, p. 117-138

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Emerging biogeochemical views of Earth's ancient microbial worlds

    Lyons, T. W., Fike, D. A. & Zerkle, A. L., 1 Dec 2015, In : Elements. 11, 6, p. 415-421

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Fractionation of multiple sulfur isotopes during phototrophic oxidation of sulfide and elemental sulfur by a green sulfur bacterium

    Zerkle, A. L., Farquhar, J., Johnston, D. T., Cox, R. P. & Canfield, D. E., 15 Jan 2009, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 73, 2, p. 291-306 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Forthcoming

    Geochemical tracers in Earth system science: nitrogen isotopes in deep time

    Mettam, C. & Zerkle, A. L., 29 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) Cambridge Elements: Geochemical Tracers in Earth System Science. Cambridge University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  13. Published

    Geologic and Geochemical Constraints on the Earth's Early Atmosphere

    Farquhar, J., Zerkle, A. L. & Bekker, A., 2014, Treatise on Geochemistry: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Holland, H. & Turekian, K. (eds.). 2nd ed. Elsevier, Vol. 6: The Atmosphere - History. p. 91-138

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  14. Published

    Geological constraints on the origin of oxygenic photosynthesis

    Farquhar, J., Zerkle, A. & Bekker, A., 2011, In : Photosynthesis Research. 107, 1, p. 11-36

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  15. Published

    High isotope fractionations during sulfate reduction in a low-sulfate euxinic ocean analog

    Canfield, D., Farquhar, J. & Zerkle, A., 2010, In : Geology. 38, p. 415-418

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    High-frequency fluctuations in redox conditions during the latest Permian mass extinction

    Mettam, C., Zerkle, A. L., Claire, M. W., Izon, G., Junium, C. J. & Twitchett, R. J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 485, p. 210-223

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Metal limitation of cyanobacterial N2 fixation and implications for the Precambrian nitrogen cycle

    Zerkle, A. L., House, C., Cox, R. & Canfield, D., 2006, In : Geobiology. 4, p. 285-297

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Molybdenum isotope fractionation by cyanobacterial assimilation during nitrate utilization and N2 fixation

    Zerkle, A. L., Scheiderich, K., Maresca, J. A., Liermann, L. J. & Brantley, S. L., Jan 2011, In : Geobiology. 9, 1, p. 94-106 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Molybdenum isotope, multiple sulfur isotope, and redox-sensitive element behavior in early Pleistocene Mediterranean sapropels

    Scheiderich, K., Zerkle, A., Helz, G., Farquhar, J. & Walker, R., 2010, In : Chemical Geology. 279, p. 134-144

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Multiple oscillations in Neoarchaean atmospheric chemistry

    Izon, G., Zerkle, A. L., Zhelezinskaya, Y., Farquhar, J., Newton, R. J., Poulton, S. W., Eigenbrode, J. L. & Claire, M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 431, p. 264-273

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Multiple sulphur isotope records tracking basinal and global processes in the 1.98 Ga Zaonega Formation, NW Russia

    Paiste, K., Lepland, A., Zerkle, A. L., Kirsimäe, K., Izon, G. J., Patel, N., McLean, F., Kreitsmann, T., Mänd, K., Bui, T., Romashkin, A., Rychanchik, D. & Prave, A. R., 5 Nov 2018, In : Chemical Geology. 499, p. 151-164 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Nitrate Reduction

    Zerkle, A. L., 23 Jun 2019, Encyclopedia of Astrobiology. Gargaud, M. (ed.). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  23. Published

    Nitrates as a potential N Supply for microbial ecosystems in a hyperarid Mars analog system

    Shen, J., Zerkle, A. L., Stueeken, E. E. & Claire, M., 19 Oct 2019, In : Life. 9, 4, 20 p., 79.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Onset of the aerobic nitrogen cycle during the Great Oxidation Event

    Zerkle, A. L., Poulton, S. W., Newton, R. J., Mettam, C., Claire, M. W., Bekker, A. & Junium, C. K., 23 Feb 2017, In : Nature. 542, 7642, p. 465-467 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  25. Published

    Origin and evolution of the atmospheres of early Venus, Earth and Mars

    Lammer, H., Zerkle, A. L., Gebauer, S., Tosi, N., Noack, L., Scherf, M., Pilat-Lohinger, E., Güdel, M., Grenfell, J. L., Godolt, M. & Nikolaou, A., Nov 2018, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics Review. 26, 72 p., 2.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  26. Published

    Partitioning of bacterial communities between seawater and healthy, black band diseased, and dead coral surfaces

    Frias-Lopez, J., Zerkle, A. L., Bonheyo, G. & Fouke, B., 2002, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 68, 5, p. 2214-2228

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Pathways for Neoarchean pyrite formation constrained by mass-independent sulfur isotopes

    Farquhar, J., Cliff, J., Zerkle, A. L., Kamyshny, A., Poulton, S. W., Claire, M., Adams, D. & Harms, B., 29 Oct 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 44, p. 17638-17643

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Production of 15N-depleted biomass during cyanobacterial N2-fixation at high Fe concentrations

    Zerkle, A., Junium, C., Canfield, D. & House, C., 2008, In : Journal of Geophysical Research. 113, 651 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Quadruple sulfur isotope constraints on the origin and cycling of volatile organic sulfur compounds in a stratified sulfidic lake

    Oduro, H. D., Kamyshny, A., Zerkle, A. L., Li, Y. & Farquhar, J., 2013, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 120, p. 251-262

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Stable sulfur isotopes in the water column of the Cariaco Basin

    Li, X., Gilhooly, W., Zerkle, A. L., Lyons, T., Farquhar, J., Werne, J., Varela, R. & Scranton, M., 2010, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74, p. 6764-6778

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Sulfate was a trace constituent of Archean seawater

    Crowe, S. A., Paris, G., Katsev, S., Jones, C., Kim, S-T., Zerkle, A. L., Nomosatryo, S., Fowle, D. A., Adkins, J. F., Sessions, A. L., Farquhar, J. & Canfield, D. E., 7 Nov 2014, In : Science. 346, 6210, p. 735-739 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Sulfur cycling in a stratified euxinic lake with moderately high sulfate: Constraints from quadruple S isotopes

    Zerkle, A. L., Kamyshny, A., Kump, L. R., Farquhar, J., Oduro, H. D. & Arthur, M. A., 1 Sep 2010, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74, 17, p. 4953-4970 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Sulfur isotope values in the sulfidic Frasassi cave system, central Italy: a case study of a chemolithotrophic S-based ecosystem

    Zerkle, A. L., Jones, D., Farquhar, J. & Macalady, J., 15 Jan 2016, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 173, p. 373-386

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Sulphur cycling in a Neoarchean microbial mat

    Meyer, N. R., Zerkle, A. L. & Fike, D. A., May 2017, In : Geobiology. 15, 13, p. 353-365 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published
  36. Published

    The geobiological nitrogen cycle: from microbes to the mantle

    Zerkle, A. L. & Mikhail, S., May 2017, In : Geobiology. 15, 13, p. 343-352 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    The pyrite multiple sulfur isotope record of the 1.98 Ga Zaonega Formation: evidence for biogeochemical sulfur cycling in a semi-restricted basin

    Paiste, K., Pellerin, A., Zerkle, A. L., Kirsimäe, K., Prave, T., Romashkin, A. E. & Lepland, A., 15 Mar 2020, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 534, 116092.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    The role of calcining and basal fluidization in the long runout of carbonate slides: An example from the Heart Mountain slide block, Wyoming and Montana, USA

    Anders, M., Fouke, B., Zerkle, A. L., Tavarnelli, E., Alvarez, W. & Harlow, G., 2010, In : The Journal of Geology. 118, p. 577-599

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Two-billion-year-old evaporites capture Earth's great oxidation

    Blättler, C., Claire, M., Prave, A. R., Kirsimäe, K., Higgins, J. A., Medvedev, P. V., Romashkin, A. E., Rychanchik, D. V., Zerkle, A. L., Paiste, K., Kreitsmann, T., Millar, I. L., Hayles, J. A., Bao, H., Turchyn, A. V., Warke, M. R. & Lepland, A., 20 Apr 2018, In : Science. 360, 6386, p. 320-323 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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