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Nitrates as a Potential N Supply for Microbial Ecosystems in a Hyperarid Mars Analog System

Author(s): Jianxun Shen, Aubrey L. Zerkle, Eva Stueeken, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Life, 9/4, 2019, Page(s) 79, ISSN 2075-1729
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/life9040079

Photochemical modelling of atmospheric oxygen levels confirms two stable states

Author(s): Bethan Gregory, Mark Claire, Sarah Rugheimer
Published in: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2021, ISSN 0012-821X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2021.116818

Spatial Variability of Microbial Communities and Salt Distributions Across a Latitudinal Aridity Gradient in the Atacama Desert

Author(s): Jianxun Shen, Adam J. Wyness, Mark W. Claire, Aubrey L. Zerkle
Published in: Microbial Ecology, 2021, ISSN 0095-3628
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-020-01672-w

Massive perturbations to atmospheric sulfur in the aftermath of the Chicxulub impact

Author(s): Christopher Junium, Aubrey Lea Zerkle, James Witts, Linda Ivany, Thomas Yancey, Chengjie Liu, Mark Claire
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 119 (14), 2022, ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2119194119

Anaerobic nitrogen cycling on a Neoarchaean ocean margin

Author(s): C. Mettam, A.L. Zerkle, M.W. Claire, A.R. Prave, S.W. Poulton, C.K. Junium
Published in: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 527, 2019, Page(s) 115800, ISSN 0012-821X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115800

Sedimentology and isotope geochemistry of transitional evaporitic environments within arid continental settings: From erg to saline lakes

Author(s): Ross P. Pettigrew, Charlotte Priddy, Stuart M. Clarke, Matthew R. Warke, Eva E. Stüeken, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Sedimentology, 2020, ISSN 0037-0746
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/sed.12816

Triple oxygen isotope analysis of nitrate using isotope exchange cavity ringdown laser spectroscopy

Author(s): Fernando Gázquez, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 32/22, 2018, Page(s) 1949-1961, ISSN 0951-4198
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc.
DOI: 10.1002/rcm.8268

The Pale Orange Dot: The Spectrum and Habitability of Hazy Archean Earth

Author(s): Giada Arney, Shawn D. Domagal-Goldman, Victoria S. Meadows, Eric T. Wolf, Edward Schwieterman, Benjamin Charnay, Mark Claire, Eric Hébrard, Melissa G. Trainer
Published in: Astrobiology, 16/11, 2016, Page(s) 873-899, ISSN 1531-1074
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert Inc.
DOI: 10.1089/ast.2015.1422

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

Author(s): C. L. Blättler, M. W. Claire, A. R. Prave, K. Kirsimäe, J. A. Higgins, P. V. Medvedev, A. E. Romashkin, D. V. Rychanchik, A. L. Zerkle, K. Paiste, T. Kreitsmann, I. L. Millar, J. A. Hayles, H. Bao, A. V. Turchyn, M. R. Warke, A. Lepland
Published in: Science, 360/6386, 2018, Page(s) 320-323, ISSN 0036-8075
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
DOI: 10.1126/science.aar2687

Biological regulation of atmospheric chemistry en route to planetary oxygenation

Author(s): Gareth Izon, Aubrey L. Zerkle, Kenneth H. Williford, James Farquhar, Simon W. Poulton, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114/13, 2017, Page(s) E2571-E2579, ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1618798114

Indigenous Organic‐Oxidized Fluid Interactions in the Tissint Mars Meteorite

Author(s): Elizabeth A. Jaramillo, Samuel H. Royle, Mark W. Claire, Samuel P. Kounaves, Mark A. Sephton
Published in: Geophysical Research Letters banner, Volume 46, Issue 6, 2019, Page(s) 3090-3098, ISSN 1944-8007
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
DOI: 10.1029/2018gl081335

Long-Term Planetary Habitability and the Carbonate-Silicate Cycle

Author(s): Andrew J. Rushby, Martin Johnson, Benjamin J.W. Mills, Andrew J. Watson, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Astrobiology, 18/5, 2018, Page(s) 469-480, ISSN 1531-1074
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert Inc.
DOI: 10.1089/ast.2017.1693

Evaluation of the Tindouf Basin Region in Southern Morocco as an Analogue Site for Soil Geochemistry on Noachian Mars

Author(s): Elizabeth A. Oberlin, Mark W. Claire, and Samuel P. Kounaves
Published in: Astrobiology, Vol. 18, No. 10, 2018, Page(s) 1-11, ISSN 1531-1074
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert Inc.
DOI: 10.1089/ast.2016.1557

Anoxic atmospheres on Mars driven by volcanism: Implications for past environments and life

Author(s): Steven F. Sholes, Megan L. Smith, Mark W. Claire, Kevin J. Zahnle, David C. Catling
Published in: Icarus, 290, 2017, Page(s) 46-62, ISSN 0019-1035
Publisher: Academic Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2017.02.022

Onset of the aerobic nitrogen cycle during the Great Oxidation Event

Author(s): Aubrey L. Zerkle, Simon W. Poulton, Robert J. Newton, Colin Mettam, Mark W. Claire, Andrey Bekker, Christopher K. Junium
Published in: Nature, 542/7642, 2017, Page(s) 465-467, ISSN 0028-0836
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/nature20826

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

Author(s): C. Mettam, A.L. Zerkle, M.W. Claire, G. Izon, C.J. Junium, R.J. Twitchett
Published in: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 485, 2017, Page(s) 210-223, ISSN 0031-0182
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.06.014

Nitrogen Cycling and Biosignatures in a Hyperarid Mars Analog Environment

Author(s): Jianxun Shen, Aubrey L. Zerkle, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Astrobiology, 22-2, 2021, ISSN 1531-1074
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert Inc.
DOI: 10.1089/ast.2021.0012

Sulfur and mercury MIF suggest volcanic contributions to Earth’s atmosphere at 2.7 Ga

Author(s): A.L. Zerkle, M.W. Claire, T. Di Rocco, N.V. Grassineau, E.G. Nisbet, R. Sun, R. Yin
Published in: Geochemical Perspectives Letters, 18, 2021, Page(s) article2124, ISSN 2410-339X
Publisher: European Association of Geochemistry
DOI: 10.7185/geochemlet.2124

Mission to Planet Earth: The First Two Billion Years

Author(s): E. E. Stüeken, S. M. Som, M. Claire, S. Rugheimer, M. Scherf, L. Sproß, N. Tosi, Y. Ueno, H. Lammer
Published in: Space Science Reviews, 216/2, 2020, ISSN 0038-6308
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s11214-020-00652-3

Unraveling biogeochemical phosphorus dynamics in hyperarid Mars‐analogue soils using stable oxygen isotopes in phosphate

Author(s): Jianxun Shen, Andrew C. Smith, Mark W. Claire, Aubrey L. Zerkle
Published in: Geobiology, 18/6, 2020, Page(s) 760-779, ISSN 1472-4677
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12408

The Great Oxidation Event preceded a Paleoproterozoic “snowball Earth”

Author(s): Matthew R. Warke, Tommaso Di Rocco, Aubrey L. Zerkle, Aivo Lepland, Anthony R. Prave, Adam P. Martin, Yuichiro Ueno, Daniel J. Condon, Mark W. Claire
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117/24, 2020, Page(s) 13314-13320, ISSN 0027-8424
Publisher: National Academy of Sciences
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2003090117

Spectral identification and quantification of salts in the Atacama Desert

Author(s): J. K. Harris, C. R. Cousins, M. W. Claire
Published in: Earth Resources and Environmental Remote Sensing/GIS Applications VII, Vol. 10005, 2016, Page(s) 100050I
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2241520