Lee Kump

Executive Committee Member
Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
The John Leone Dean in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences and Professor of Geosciences, Geosciences

Research Summary

Research interests include biogeochemical cycles, environmental biogeochemistry and atmosphere/ocean evolution.

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Recent Publications

A re-examination of the mechanism of whiting events: A new role for diatoms in Fayetteville Green Lake (New York, USA)

Stanton, C., Barnes, B. D., Kump, L. R. & Cosmidis, J., Mar 2023, In: Geobiology. 21, 2, p. 210-228 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Astrochronology of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum on the Atlantic Coastal Plain

Li, M., Bralower, T. J., Kump, L. R., Self-Trail, J. M., Zachos, J. C., Rush, W. D. & Robinson, M. M., Dec 2022, In: Nature communications. 13, 1, 5618.

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An 80-million-year sulphur isotope record of pyrite burial over the Permian–Triassic

Salisbury, J., Gröcke, D. R., Cheung, H. D. R. A., Kump, L. R., McKie, T. & Ruffell, A., Dec 2022, In: Scientific reports. 12, 1, 17370.

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Spatial patterns of climate change across the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum

Tierney, J. E., Zhu, J., Li, M., Ridgwell, A., Hakim, G. J., Poulsen, C. J., Whiteford, R. D. M., Rae, J. W. B. & Kump, L. R., Oct 18 2022, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 119, 42, e2205326119.

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The Paleoproterozoic Francevillian succession of Gabon and the Lomagundi-Jatuli event

Bekker, A., Albani, A. E., Hofmann, A., Karhu, J. A., Kump, L., Ossa, F. O. & Planavsky, N., Jul 2021, In: Geology. 49, 7, p. 527 1 p.

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Synchronous Marine and Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Perturbation in the High Arctic During the PETM

Cui, Y., Diefendorf, A. F., Kump, L. R., Jiang, S. & Freeman, K. H., Apr 2021, In: Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology. 36, 4, e2020PA003942.

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The Mercer Clay in Pennsylvania as a Polymetallic Mineral Resource: Review and Update

Rozelle, P. L., Feineman, M. D., White, T. S., Crescenzo, N. A., Kump, L. R., Larson, A. R. & Pisupati, S. V., 2021, In: Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration.

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Evaluation of Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum Carbon Isotope Record Completeness—An Illustration of the Potential of Dynamic Time Warping in Aligning Paleo-Proxy Records

Ajayi, S., Kump, L. R., Ridgwell, A., Kirtland Turner, S., Hay, C. C. & Bralower, T. J., Mar 1 2020, In: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 21, 3, e2019GC008620.

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Origin of a global carbonate layer deposited in the aftermath of the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary impact

Bralower, T. J., Cosmidis, J., Heaney, P. J., Kump, L. R., Morgan, J. V., Harper, D. T., Lyons, S. L., Freeman, K. H., Grice, K., Wendler, J. E., Zachos, J. C., Artemieva, N., Chen, S. A., Gulick, S. P. S., House, C. H., Jones, H. L., Lowery, C. M., Nims, C., Schaefer, B., Thomas, E., & 1 othersVajda, V., Oct 15 2020, In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 548, 116476.

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Evolution of the Global Carbon Cycle and Climate Regulation on Earth

Isson, T. T., Planavsky, N. J., Coogan, L. A., Stewart, E. M., Ague, J. J., Bolton, E. W., Zhang, S., McKenzie, N. R. & Kump, L. R., Feb 1 2020, In: Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 34, 2, e2018GB006061.

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A numerical examination of the effect of sulfide dissolution on silicate weathering

Kanzaki, Y., Brantley, S. L. & Kump, L. R., Jun 1 2020, In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 539, 116239.

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Acycle: Time-series analysis software for paleoclimate research and education

Li, M., Hinnov, L. & Kump, L., Jun 2019, In: Computers and Geosciences. 127, p. 12-22 11 p.

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Palaeocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum prolonged by fossil carbon oxidation

Lyons, S. L., Baczynski, A. A., Babila, T. L., Bralower, T. J., Hajek, E. A., Kump, L. R., Polites, E. G., Self-Trail, J. M., Trampush, S. M., Vornlocher, J. R., Zachos, J. C. & Freeman, K. H., Jan 1 2019, In: Nature Geoscience. 12, 1, p. 54-60 7 p.

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Evidence for Shelf Acidification During the Onset of the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum

Bralower, T. J., Kump, L. R., Self-Trail, J. M., Robinson, M. M., Lyons, S., Babila, T., Ballaron, E., Freeman, K. H., Hajek, E., Rush, W. & Zachos, J. C., Dec 2018, In: Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology. 33, 12, p. 1408-1426 19 p.

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Tracking the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in the North Atlantic: A Shelf-to-Basin Analysis With a Regional Ocean Model

Hantsoo, K. G., Kump, L. R., Haupt, B. J. & Bralower, T. J., Dec 2018, In: Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology. 33, 12, p. 1324-1338 15 p.

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