selected publications
Academic Articles49
  • McKinley, C. C., Thomas, D. J., LeVay, L. J., & Rolewicz, Z. (2019). Nd isotopic structure of the Pacific Ocean 40–10 Ma, and evidence for the reorganization of deep North Pacific Ocean circulation between 36 and 25 Ma. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 521, 139-149.
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  • Kender, S., Bogus, K. A., Cobb, T. D., & Thomas, D. J. (2018). Neodymium Evidence for Increased Circumpolar Deep Water Flow to the North Pacific During the Middle Miocene Climate Transition. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology. 33(7), 672-682.
  • Dameron, S. N., Leckie, R. M., Clark, K., MacLeod, K. G., Thomas, D. J., & Lees, J. A. (2017). Extinction, dissolution, and possible ocean acidification prior to the Cretaceous/Paleogene (K/Pg) boundary in the tropical Pacific. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 485, 433-454.
  • Roark, A., Flake, R., Grossman, E. L., Olszewski, T., Lebold, J., Thomas, D., ... Yancey, T. (2017). Brachiopod geochemical records from across the Carboniferous seas of North America: Evidence for salinity gradients, stratification, and circulation patterns. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 485, 136-153.
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  • Wylie, S., Schultz, K., Thomas, D., Kassotis, C., & Nagel, S. (2016). Inspiring Collaboration: The Legacy of Theo Colborn's Transdisciplinary Research on Fracking.. New Solut. 26(3), 360-388.
  • Cutter, S. L., Richardson, D. B., & Wilbanks, T. J. (2003). The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism. The Geographical Dimensions of Terrorism. 9-15. Routledge.
Conference Papers4
  • Woodard, S. C., Thomas, D. J., Grossman, E., Olszewski, T., Yancey, T., Raymond, A., & Miller, B. V. (2010). Nd isotopes as indicator of glacio-eustasy, mid-Carboniferous boundary Arrow Canyon, NV. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA. 74(12), A1140-A1140.
  • Woodard, S. C., & Thomas, D. J. (2009). Is it eolian dust? Contributions to the fine silicate fraction of deep sea sediments on Shatsky Rise, 58Ma. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA. 73(13), A1452-A1452.
  • Gleason, J. D., Thomas, D. J., Jr, M., Blum, J. D., Owen, R. M., & Haley, B. A. (2008). Early to middle Eocene Arctic paleoceanography from Nd-Sr isotope study of fossil fish debris, Lomonosov Ridge. GEOCHIMICA ET COSMOCHIMICA ACTA. 72(12), A314-A314.
  • Thomas, D. J. (2005). Reconstructing ancient deep-sea circulation patterns using the Nd isotopic composition of fossil fish debris. ISOTOPIC AND ELEMENTAL TRACERS OF CENOZOIC CLIMATE CHANGE. 395, 1-11.
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