Timothy Bralower

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Paleoceanography and paleoclimatology of past warm climate intervals, the origin of Cretaceous black shales, the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum event, nannofossil biostratigraphy, evolutionary dynamics of nannoplankton, the Mesozoic and Paleogene time scale and the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary event.

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Recent Publications

Microfossil and geochemical records reveal high-productivity paleoenvironments in the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2

Bryant, R., Leckie, R. M., Bralower, T. J., Jones, M. M. & Sageman, B. B., Dec 15 2021, In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 584, 110679.

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Size and shape variation in the calcareous nannoplankton genus Braarudosphaera following the Cretaceous/Paleogene (K/Pg) mass extinction: Clues as to its evolutionary success

Jones, H. L., Scrobola, Z. & Bralower, T. J., Nov 7 2021, In: Paleobiology. 47, 4, p. 680-703 24 p.

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Globally distributed iridium layer preserved within the Chicxulub impact structure

IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists, Feb 24 2021, In: Science Advances. 7, 9, eabe3647.

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Shaping of the Present-Day Deep Biosphere at Chicxulub by the Impact Catastrophe That Ended the Cretaceous

IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists, Jun 24 2021, In: Frontiers in Microbiology. 12, 668240.

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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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Neritic ecosystem response to Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 in the Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway, USA

Boudinot, F. G., Dildar, N., Leckie, R. M., Parker, A., Jones, M. M., Sageman, B. B., Bralower, T. J. & Sepúlveda, J., May 15 2020, In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 546, 109673.

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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 others, Vajda, V., Oct 15 2020, In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 548, 116476.

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On impact and volcanism across the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary

Hull, P. M., Bornemann, A., Penman, D. E., Henehan, M. J., Norris, R. D., Wilson, P. A., Blum, P., Alegret, L., Batenburg, S. J., Bown, P. R., Bralower, T. J., Cournede, C., Deutsch, A., Donner, B., Friedrich, O., Jehle, S., Kim, H., Kroon, D., Lippert, P. C., Loroch, D. & 16 others, Moebius, I., Moriya, K., Peppe, D. J., Ravizza, G. E., Röhl, U., Schueth, J. D., Sepúlveda, J., Sexton, P. F., Sibert, E. C., Śliwińska, K. K., Summons, R. E., Thomas, E., Westerhold, T., Whiteside, J. H., Yamaguchi, T. & Zachos, J. C., Jan 17 2020, In: Science. 367, 6475, p. 266-272 7 p.

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Probing the hydrothermal system of the chicxulub impact crater

Kring, D. A., Tikoo, S. M., Schmieder, M., Riller, U., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Simpson, S. L., Osinski, G. R., Gattacceca, J., Wittmann, A., Verhagen, C. M., Cockell, C. S., Coolen, M. J. L., Longstaffe, F. J., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J. V., Bralower, T. J., Chenot, E., Christeson, G. L., Claeys, P., Ferrière, L. & 19 others, Gebhardt, C., Goto, K., Green, S. L., Jones, H., Lofi, J., Lowery, C. M., Ocampo-Torres, R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A. E., Poelchau, M. H., Rae, A. S. P., Rasmussen, C., Sato, H., Smit, J., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Whalen, M. T., Xiao, L. & Yamaguchi, K. E., May 2020, In: Science Advances. 6, 22, eaaz3053.

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Organic matter from the Chicxulub crater exacerbated the K-Pg impact winter

Lyons, S. L., Karp, A. T., Bralower, T. J., Grice, K., Schaefer, B., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J. V. & Freeman, K. H., Oct 13 2020, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 41, p. 25327-25334 8 p.

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