Ellen Thomas, Harold T. Stearns Professor of Integrative Sciences, Smith Curator of Paleontology of the Joe Webb Peoples Museum of Natural History and University Professor in the College of Integrative Sciences, is the co-author of five new publications. They include:
- “On impact and volcanism across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary,” published in Science, Jan. 17, 2020. Also, see this research in The New York Times and National Geographic.
- “Stable isotope constraints on marine productivity across the Cretaceous-Paleogene mass extinction,” published in Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, Volume 34, June 2019.
- “Refining the planktonic foraminifera I/Ca proxy: results from the Southeast Atlantic Ocean,” published in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, October 2019.
- “The magnitude of surface ocean acidification and carbon release during Eocene Thermal Maximum 2 (ETM-2) compared to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM),” published in Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, December 2019.
- I/Ca in epifaunal benthic foraminifera: a semi-quantitative proxy for bottom water oxygen in a multi-proxy compilation for glacial ocean deoxygenation, published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters, March 2020.