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Papers & abstracts

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Theory and Methods

  1. Schmid, T. W. and Bernasconi, S. M. (2010), An automated method for “clumped-isotope” measurements on small carbonate samples, Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry, 24(14), 1955-1963. doi:
  2. Guo, W., J. L. Mosenfelder, W. A. Goddard III, and J. M. Eiler (2009), Isotopic fractionations associated with phosphoric acid digestion of carbonate minerals: Insights from first-principles theoretical modeling and clumped isotope measurements, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 73(24), 7203-7225. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.05.071
  3. Huntington, K. W., J. M. Eiler, H. P. Affek, W. Guo, M. Bonifacie, L. Y. Yeung, N. Thiagarajan, B. Passey, A. Tripati, M. Daëron, and R. Came (2009), Methods and limitations of 'clumped' CO2 isotope (Δ47) analysis by gas-source isotope ratio mass spectrometry, J. Mass. Spectrom., 44(9), 1318-1329. doi: 10.1002/jms.1614
  4. Eiler, J. M. (2007), “Clumped-isotope” geochemistry – The study of naturally-occurring, multiply-substituted isotopologues, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 262, 309-327. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.08.020
  5. Ghosh, P., J. M. Eiler, S. E. Campana, and R. F. Feeney (2007), Calibration of the carbonate ‘clumped isotope’ paleothermometer for otoliths Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71(11), 2736-2744. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.03.015
  6. Ghosh, P., J. Adkins, H. Affek, B. Balta, W. Guo, E. A. Schauble, D. Schrag, and J. M. Eiler (2006), 13C-18O bonds in carbonate materials: A new kind of paleothermometer, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 70(6), 1439-1456. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.11.014
  7. Schauble, E. A., P. Ghosh, and J. M. Eiler (2006), Preferential formation of 13C–18O bonds in carbonate minerals, estimated using first-principles lattice dynamics Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 70(10), 2510-2529. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.02.011
  8. Wang, Z., E. A. Schauble, and J. M. Eiler (2004), Equilibrium thermodynamics of multiply substituted isotopologues of molecular gases, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 68(23), 4779-4797. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2004.05.039


  1. Passey, B. H., N. E. Levin, T. E. Cerling, F. H. Brown, and J. M. Eiler (2010), High-temperature environments of human evolution in East Africa based on bond ordering in paleosol carbonates, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 107(25), 11245-11249. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1001824107.
  2. Dennis, K. J., and D. P. Schrag (2010), Clumped isotope thermometry of carbonatites as an indicator of diagenetic alteration, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta., 74(14), 4110-4122. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.04.005
  3. Eagle, R. A., E. A. Schauble, A. K. Tripati, T. Tütken, R. C. Hulbert, and J. M. Eiler (2010), Body temperatures of modern and extinct vertebrates from 13C-18O bond abundances in bioapatite, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 107(23), 10377-10382. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0911115107.
  4. Affek, H. P., M. Bar-Matthews, A. Ayalon, A. Matthews, and J. M. Eiler (2008), Glacial/interglacial temperature variations in Soreq cave speleothems as recorded by ‘clumped isotope’ thermometry Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 72(22), 5351-5360. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2008.06.031
  5. Came, R. E., J. M. Eiler, J. Veizer, K. Azmy, U. Brand, and C. R. Weidman (2007), Coupling of surface temperatures and atmospheric CO2 concentrations during the Palaeozoic era, Nature, 449(7159), 198-201. doi: 10.1038/nature06085


  1. Huntington, K. W., B. P. Wernicke, and J. M. Eiler (2010), Influence of climate change and uplift on Colorado Plateau paleotemperatures from carbonate clumped isotope thermometry, Tectonics, in press. doi: 10.1029/2009TC002449.
  2. Garzione, C. N., G. D. Hoke, J. C. Libarkin, S. Withers, B. MacFadden, J. Eiler, P. Ghosh, and A. Mulch, Rise of the Andes, Science, 320(5881), 1304-1307. doi: 10.1126/science.1148615; Correction.
  3. Quade, J., C. Garzione, and J. Eiler (2007), Paleoelevation reconstruction using pedogenic carbonates, Rev. Mineral. Geochem., 66(53–87), doi: 10.2138/rmg.2007.66.3.
  4. Ghosh, P., C. N. Garzione, and J. M. Eiler (2006), Rapid uplift of the Altiplano revealed through 13C-18O bonds in paleosol carbonates, Science, 311(5760), 511-515. doi: 10.1126/science.1119365; Technical comment by Sempere et al.; Response from Ghosh et al.


  1. Guo, W., and J. M. Eiler (2007), Temperatures of aqueous alteration and evidence for methane generation on the parent bodies of the CM chondrites, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71(22), 5565-5575. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.07.029

Atmospheric Chemistry

  1. Yeung, L. Y., H. P. Affek, K. J. Hoag, W. Guo, A. A. Wiegel, E. L. Atlas, S. M. Schauffler, M. Okumura, K. A. Boering, and J. M. Eiler (2009), Large and unexpected enrichment in stratospheric 16O13C18O and its meridional variation, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 106(28), 11496-11501. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0902930106; Correction
  2. Affek, H. P., X. Xu, and J. M. Eiler (2007), Seasonal and diurnal variations of 13C18O16O in air: Initial observations from Pasadena, CA, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 71, 5033-5043. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.08.014
  3. Affek, H. P., and J. M. Eiler (2006), Abundance of mass-47 CO2 in urban air, car exhaust and human breath, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 70(1), 1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.08.021
  4. Eiler, J. M., and E. Schauble (2004), 18O13C16O in the Earth's atmosphere, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 68(23), 4767-4777. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2004.05.035
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