Ocean Circulation,

Oxygen and Nutrient Cycles

During the Last Glacial








Articles in Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals:


Somes, C., Schmittner, A., Altabet, M. (2010) Nitrogen Isotope Simulations Confirm the Importance of Atmospheric Iron Deposition for Nitrogen Fixation Across the Pacific Ocean, Geophys. Res. Lett. (submitted) pdf

Somes, C., Schmittner, A., Mix, A., Letelier, R., Galbraith, E., Lehmann, M., Altabet, M., Montoya, J., Bourbonnais, A., and Eby, M. (2010) Simulating the Global Distribution of Nitrogen Isotopes in the Ocean, Global Biogeochem. Cycles. (in press) pdf


Schmittner, A., E. D. Galbraith (2008) Glacial greenhouse gas fluctuations controlled by ocean circulation changes, Nature, 456, 373-376, doi:10.1038/nature07531. pdf html supplementary information


Schmittner, A., E. D. Galbraith, S. W. Hostetler, T. F. Pedersen and R. Zhang, Large fluctuations of dissolved oxygen in the Indian and Pacific oceans during Dansgaard-Oeschger oscillations caused by variations of North Atlantic Deep Water subduction. Paleoceanogr. 22 (3), Pa3207 (2007). pdf