Publications - Brian N. Popp

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Submitted manuscripts

84. Kalansky J. F., Robinson R. S. and Popp B. N. (2010) Insights into nitrogen cycling in the western Gulf of California from the nitrogen isotopic composition of diatom-bound organic matter. Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems.

83. Christman G. D., Cottrell M. T., Popp B. N., Gier E. and Kirchman D. L. (2010) Abundance, Diversity, and Activity of Ammonia-Oxidizing Prokaryotes in the Coastal Arctic Ocean in Summer and Winter. Applied and Environmental Microbiology (in review).

82. Graham B. S., Fry B., Popp B. N., Olson R. J. and Holland K.(2008) Tissue turnover rates of an endothermic teleost, yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, in captivity and in nature. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (in revision).

Manuscripts in press

81. Beman J. M., Chow C.-E., King A., Feng Y., Fuhrman J., Andersson A., Bates N. R., Popp B. N. and Hutchins D. (2010) Global declines in marine nitrification rates as a consequence of ocean acidification. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences.

Published papers

80. Uchikawa J., Popp B. N., Schoonmaker J. E., Timmermann A. and Lorenz S. J. (2010) Geochemical and climate modeling evidence for Holocene aridification in Hawaii: dynamic response to a weakening of the equatorial cold tongue. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 3057-3066, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.07.014.

79. Olson R. J., Popp B. N., Graham B. S., Lopez-Ibarra G. A., Galvan-Magana F., Lennert-Cody C. E., Bocanegra-Castillo N., Wallsgrove N. J., Gier E., Alatorre-Ramirez V., Ballance L. T. and Fry B. (2010) Food web inferences of stable isotope spatial patterns in copepods and yellofin tuna in the pelagic eastern Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 86: 124-138, doi:10.1016/j.pocean.2010.04.026.

78. Hannides, C. C. S., M. R. Landry, and B. N. Popp. (2010). Understanding climate-driven change in zooplankton communities: a case study from the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. ICES Journal of Marine Science 300: 3539.

77. Lorrain A., Graham B., Menard F., Popp B. N., Bouillon S. van Breugel P. and Cherel Y. (2009) Nitrogen and carbon isotope values of individual amino acids: a tool to study foraging ecology of penguins in the Southern Ocean. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 391, 293-306, doi: 10.3354/meps08215.

76. Choy C. A., Popp B. N., Kaneko J. J. and Drazen J. C. (2009) The influence of depth on mercury levels in pelagic fishes and their prey. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 13865-13869 cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.0900711106.

75. Hannides C. C. S., Popp B. N., Landry M. R. and Graham B. S. (2009) Quantification of zooplankton trophic position in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre using stable nitrogen isotopes. Limnology and Oceanography 54, 50-61.

74. Drazen J. C., Popp B. N., Choy C. A., Clemente T., DeForest L. and Smith K. L. Jr. (2008) Short-Circuiting the abyssal benthic food-web: macrourid diet in the eastern North Pacific inferred from stomach content and stable isotopes analyses. Limnology and Oceanography 53, 2644-2654.

73. Priscu J. C., Christner B. C., Dore J. E., Westley M. B., Popp B. N., Casciotti K. L. and Lyons W. B. (2008) Supersaturated N2O in a perennially ice-covered Antarctic lake: Molecular and stable isotopic evidence for a biogeochemical relict. Limnology and Oceanography, 53, 2439-2450.

72. Smith S. V., Ibarra-Obando S. E., Diaz-Castaneda V. M., Aranda-Manteca F. J., Carriquiry J. D., Popp B. N. and Gonzalez-Yajimovich (2008) Sediment organic carbon in Todos Santos Bay, Baja California, Mexico, Estuaries and Coasts, 31, 719-727, doi 10.1007/s12237-008-9054-7.

71. Malinverno E., Prahl F. G., Popp B. N. and Ziveri P. (2008) Alkenone abundance and its relationship to the coccolithophore assemblage in Gulf of California surface waters. Deep-Sea Research I, 55, 1118-1130, doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2008.04.007 .

70. Lam P. Cowen J. P., Popp B. N. and Jones R. D. (2008) Microbial ammonia oxidation and enhanced nitrogen cycling in the Endeavour hydrothermal plume. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72: 2268-2286, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2008.01.033.

69. Beman J. M., Popp B. N. and Francis C. A.(2008) Molecular and biogeochemical evidence for ammonia oxidation by marine Crenarchaeota in the Gulf of California. The ISME Journal, 2, 429-441, doi:10.1038/ismej.2007.118.

68. Knies J., Mann U. Popp B. N., Stein R. and Brumsack H. J. (2008) Surface water productivity and paleoceanographic implications in the Cenozoic Arctic Ocean. Paleoceanography, 23, PA1S16, doi:10.1029/2007PA001470.

67. Southwell M. W., Popp B. N. and Martens C. S. (2008) Nitrification controls in fluxes and isotopic composition of nitrate from Florida Keys sponges. Marine Chemistry, 108, 96-108, doi:10.1016/j.marche,.2007.10.005.

66. Uchikawa J., Popp B. N., Schoonmaker J. E. and Le X. (2008) Direct application of compound-specific radiocarbon analysis of leaf waxes for establishment of lacustrine sediment chronology. Journal of Paleolimnology, 39, 43-60, DOI 10.1007/s10933-007-9094-1.

65. Popp B. N., Graham B. S., Olson R. J., Hannides C. C. S., Lott M. J., Lopez-Ibarra G. A., Galvan-Magana F. and Fry B. (2007) Insight into the trophic ecology of yellowfin tuna, Thunnus albacares, from compound-specific nitrogen isotope analysis of protenaceous amino acids. In Dawson T. and Siegwolf R. (eds) Stable Isotopes as Indicators of Ecological Change, Elsevier/Academic Press, Terrestrial Ecology Series p. 173-190.

64. White A. E., Prahl F. G., Letelier R. M and Popp B. N. (2007) Summer surface waters in the Gulf of Mexico: prime habitat for biological N2 fixation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 21, GB2017, doi:10.1029/2006GB002779.

63. Yamagishi H., Westley M. B., Popp B. N., Toyoda S., Yoshida N., Watanabe S., Koba K. and Yamanaka Y. (2007) Role of nitrification and denitrification on the nitrous oxide cycle in the eastern tropical North Pacific and Gulf of California. Journal of Geophysics Research - Biogeosciences, 112, G02015, doi:10.1029/2006JG000227.

62. Westley M. B., Popp B. N. and Rust T. M. (2007) The calibration of the intramolecular nitrogen isotope distribution in nitrous oxide measured by isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 21, 391-405, doi: 10.1002/rcm.2828.

61. Graham B. S., Grubbs D., Holland K. and Popp B. N. (2007) An rapid ontogenic shift in the diet of juvenile yellowfin tuna from Hawaii, Marine Biology, 150, 647-658, DOI 10.1007/s00227-006-0360-y.

60. Cassar N., Laws E. A., and Popp B. N. (2006) Carbon fractionation by the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum under nutrient- and light-limited growth conditions, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, 5323-5335, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.08.024.

59. Popp, B. N., Bidigare R. R., Deschenes B., Laws E. A., Prahl F. G., Tanimoto J. K. and Wallsgrove R. J. (2006) A new method for estimating growth rates of alkenone-producing haptophytes, Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 4, 114-129.

58. Popp, B. N., F. G. Prahl, R. J. Wallsgrove, and J. Tanimoto (2006), Seasonal patterns of alkenone production in the subtropical oligotrophic North Pacific, Paleoceanography, 21, PA1004, doi:10.1029/2005PA001165..

57. Westley M. B., Yamagishi H, Popp B. N. and Yoshida N. (2006) Nitrous oxide cycling in the Black Sea inferred from stable isotope and isotopomer distributions, Deep-Sea Research II doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2006.03.012.

56. Fletcher C. H. III, Murray-Wallace C. V., Glenn C. R., Sherman C. E., Popp B. N. and Hessler A. (2005) Age and origin of Late Quaternary Eolianite, Kaiehu Point (Moomomi), Molokai, Hawaii, Journal of Coastal Research, SI(42), 97-112.

55. Yamagishi H., Yoshida N.,  Toyoda S., Watanabe S., Westley M. B., and Popp B. N. (2005) Significant contributions of denitrification and mixing on the distribution of nitrous oxide in the North Pacific, Geophysical Research Letters, 32, doi:10.1029/2004GL021458.

54. Prahl F. G., Popp B. N., Karl D. M., and Sparrow M. A. (2005) Ecology and biogeochemistry of alkenone production at subtropical North Pacific Station ALOHA. Deep-Sea Research I, 52, 699-719.

53. Nevison C. D., Keeling R. F., Weiss R. F., Popp B. N., Jin X., Porter L. W. and Hess P. G., (2005) Southern Ocean ventilation inferred from seasonal cycles of atmospheric N2O and O2/N2 at Cape Grim, Tasmania, Tellus, 57B, 218-229.

52. Gaidos E., Lanoil B., Thorsteinsson, T., Graham, A., Skidmore, M., Han S-K, Rust T. M., and Popp B. N. (2004) A Viable Microbial Community in a Subglacial Volcanic Crater Lake, Iceland, Astrobiology, 4, 327-344.

51. Kenig F., Hudson J. D., Sinninghe Damsté J. S. and Popp B. N. (2004) Intermittent euxinia: Reconciliation of a Jurassic black-shale with its biofacies, Geology, 32, 421-424.

50. Cassar N., Laws E. A., Bidigare R. R. and Popp B. N. (2003) Bicarbonate uptake by Southern Ocean phytoplankton, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 18, Paper number 2003GB002116.

49. Popp B. N., Westley M. B., Toyoda S., Miwa T., Dore J. E., Yoshida N., Rust T. M., Sansone F. J., Russ M. E., Ostrom N. E. and Ostrom P. (2002) Nitrogen and oxygen isotopomeric constraints on the origins and sea-to-air flux of N2O in the oligotrophic subtropical North Pacific gyre. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16, Paper number 2001GB001806.

48. Cassar N., Laws E. A., Popp B. N. and Bidigare R. R. (2002) Sources of inorganic carbon for photosynthesis in a strain of Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Limnology and Oceanography, 47, 1192-1197.

47. Laws E. A., Popp B. N., Cassar N., and Tanimoto J. (2002) 13C discrimination patterns in oceanic phytoplankton: likely influence of CO2 concentrating mechanisms, and implications for palaeoreconstructions. Functional Plant Biology, 29, 323-333.

46. Cowen J. P., Wen X., and Popp B. N., (2002) Methane in aging hydrothermal plumes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, 3563-3571.

45. Sansone F. J., Popp B. N., Gasc A., Graham A. W., and Rust T. M. (2001) Highly elevated methane in the eastern tropical North Pacific and the associated release of isotopically enriched methane to the atmosphere. Geophysical Research Letters, 28, 4567-4570, Paper number 2001GL013460.

44. Westley, M.B., Popp, B.N., Rust, T.M. and Sansone, F.J.( 2001) Sources and isotopic compositions of nitrous oxide in the subtropical North Pacific and the eastern tropical North Pacific. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Isotopomers, 23-26 July 2001, Yokohama, Japan.

43. Laws E. A., Popp B. N., Bidigare R. R., Riebesell U., Burkhardt S., and Wakeham S. G. (2000) Controls on the molecular distribution and carbon isotopic composition of alkenones in certain haptophyte algae. Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems, 2, Paper number 2000GC000057.

42. Ostrom N. E., Russ M. E., Popp B. N., Rust T. M. and Karl D. M. (2000) Mechanisms of N2O production in the subtropical North Pacific based on determinations of the isotopic abundances of N2O and O2. Chemosphere Global Change Science, 2, 281-290.

41. Kenig F., Popp B. N. and Summons R. (2000) Preparative HPLC with Ultrastable-Y zeolite for compound-specific carbon isotopic analyses. Organic Geochemistry, 31, 1087-1094.

40. Holmes M. E., Sansone F. J., Popp B. N. and Rust T. M. (2000) Methane production, consumption and air-sea exchange in the open ocean: An evaluation based on carbon isotopic ratios. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 14, 1-10.

39. Berner R. A., Petsch S. T., Lake J. A., Beering D. J., Popp B. N., Lane R. S., Laws E. A., Westley M. B., Cassar N., Woodward F. I. and Quick W. P. (2000) Isotope fractionation and atmospheric oxygen:  Implications for Phanerozoic O2 evolution. Science, 287, 1630-1633.

38. Popp B. N., Trull T., Kenig F., Wakeham S. G., Rust T. M., Tilbrook B., Griffiths F. B., Wright S. W., Marchant H. J., Bidigare R. R. and Laws E. A. (1999) Controls on the carbon isotopic composition of Southern Ocean phytoplankton. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13, 827-843.

37. Bidigare R. R., Hanson K. L., Buessler K. O., Wakeham S. G., Freeman K. H., Pancost R. D., Millero F. J., Steinberg P., Popp B. N., Latasa M., Landry M. R., and Laws E. A. (1999) Iron-stimulated changes in 13C fractionation and export by equatorial Pacific phytoplankton: Toward a paleogrowth proxy. Paleoceanography, 14, 589-595.

36. Popp B. N., Hanson K. L., Dore J. E., Bidigare R. R., Laws E. A., and Wakeham S. G. (1999) Controls on the carbon isotopic composition of phytoplankton:  Paleoceanographic perspectives, in Reconstructing Ocean History: A Window into the Future, edited by F. Abrantes and A. Mix, pp. 381-398, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York.

35. Sansone F. J., Holmes M. E., and Popp B. N. (1999) Methane stable isotopic ratios and concentrations as indicators of methane dynamics in estuaries. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13, 463-474.

34. Becker L., Popp B., Rust T. and Bada J. L. (1999) The origin of organic matter in the Martian meteorite ALH84001. Earth and Planet Science Letters, 167, 71-79.

33. Bidigare R. R., Fluegge A., Freeman K. H., Hanson K. H., Hayes J. M., Hollander D., Jasper J. P., King L. L., Laws E. A., Milder J., Millero F. J., Pancost R., Popp B. N. Steinberg P. A. and Wakeham S. G. (1999) Correction to "Consistent fractionation of 13C in nature and in the laboratory: Growth-rate effects in some haptophyte algae" by Bidigare et al. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 13, 251-252.

32. Dore J. E., Popp B. N., Karl D. M. and Sansone F. J. (1998) A large source of atmospheric nitrous oxide from subtropical North Pacific surface waters. Nature, 396, 63-66.

31. Popp B. N., Laws E. A., Bidigare R. R., Dore J. E., Hanson K. L. and Wakeham S. G. (1998) Effect of phytoplankton cell geometry on carbon isotopic fractionation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 62, 69-77.

30. Reeburgh W. S., Hirsch A. I., Sansone F. J., Popp B. N. and Rust T. M. (1997) Carbon isotope effect accompanying microbial oxidation of methane in boreal forest soils. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 61, 4761-4767.

29. Popp B. N., Kenig F., Wakeham S. G., Laws E. A. and Bidigare R. R. (1998) Does growth rate affect ketone unsaturation and intracellular carbon isotopic variability in Emiliania huxleyi? Paleoceanography, 13, 35-41.

28. Laws E. A., Thompson P. A., Popp B. N. and Bidigare R. R. (1998) Sources of inorganic carbon for microalgal photosynthesis: A reassessment of d13C data from batch culture studies of Thalassiosira pseudonana and Emiliania huxleyi. Limnology and Oceanography, 43, 136-142.

27. Laws E. A., Bidigare R. R. and Popp B. N. (1997) Effect of growth rate and CO2 concentration on carbon fractionation by the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Limnology and Oceanography, 42, 1552-1560.

26. Popp B. N., Parekh P. Tilbrook B., Bidigare R. R. and Laws E. A. (1997) Organic carbon d13C variations in sedimentary rocks as chemostratigraphic and paleoenvironmental tools. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimaology, and Palaeoecology, 132, 119-132.

25. Bidigare R. R., Fluegge A., Freeman K. H., Hanson K. H., Hayes J. M., Hollander D., Jasper J. P., King L. L., Laws E. A., Milder J., Millero F. J., Pancost R., Popp B. N. Steinberg P. A. and Wakeham S. G. (1997) Consistent fractionation of 13C in nature and in the laboratory: Growth-rate effects in some haptophyte algae. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 11, 279-292.

24. Sansone F. J., Popp B. N. and Rust T. M. (1997) Stable carbon isotopic analysis of low-level methane in water and gas. Analytical Chemistry, 69, 40-44.

23. Laws E. A., Popp B. N., Bidigare R. R., Kennicutt M. C. and Macko S. A. (1995) Dependence of phytoplankton carbon isotopic composition on growth rate and [CO2]aq: Theoretical considerations and experimental results. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 59, 1131-1138.

22. Popp B. N., Sansone F. J., Rust, T. M. and Merritt D. A. (1995) Determination of concentration and carbon isotopic composition of dissolved methane in sediments and nearshore waters. Analytical Chemistry, 67, 405-411.

21. Keely B. J., Harris P. G., Popp B. N., Hayes J. M., Meischner D. and Maxwell J. R. (1994) Porphyrin and chlorin distributions in a Late Pliocene lacustrine sediment. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 58, 3691-3701.

20. Sansone F. J., Hollibaugh J. T., Vink S. M., Chambers R. M., Joye S. B. and Popp B. N. (1994) Diver-operated piston corer for nearshore use. Estuaries, 17, 716-720.

19. Anderson T. F., Popp B. N., Ho L-Z, Williams A. C. and Hudson J. D. (1994) The carbon and oxygen isotopic records of fossils from the Lower Oxford Clay. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 151, 125-138.

18. Kenig F., Hayes J. M., Popp B. N. and Summons R. (1994) The isotopic biogeochemistry of the Jurassic Oxford Clay Formation, U.K. Journal of the Geological Society of London, 151, 139-152.

17. Tupas L. M., Popp B. N. and Karl D. M. (1994) Dissolved Organic Carbon in Oligotrophic Waters: Experiments on Sample Preservation, Storage and Analysis. Marine Chemistry, 45, 207-216.

16. Chicarilli M. A., Hayes J. M., Popp B. N., Eckardt C. B and Maxwell J. R. (1993) Carbon and nitrogen isotopic compositions of alkyl porphyrins from the Triassic Serpiano Oil Shale. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 57, 1307-1311.

15. Popp B. N., Hayes J. M. and Boreham C. J. (1993) Microscale determination of the spectral characteristics and carbon-isotopic compositions of porphyrins. Energy and Fuels, 7, 185-190.

14. Popp B. N. (1991) Isotopic analyses of individual compounds, In Marine Particles: Analysis and Characterization (eds. D. C Hurd and D. W. Spencer), AGU Geophysical Monograph 63, 199-205.

13. Takigiku R., Popp B. N., Johnson M. W., Hayes J. M., Albrecht P., Callot H. J. and Ocampo R. (1991) Primary and secondary controls on carbon-isotopic compositions of sedimentary organic matter. In Diversity of Environmental Biogeochemistry (J. Berthelin, ed.), Elsevier, 3-14.

12. Boreham C. J., Fookes C. J. R., Popp B. N. and Hayes J. M. (1990) Origin of petro-porphyrins II Evidence from stable carbon isotopes. Energy and Fuels, 4, 658-661.

11. Hayes J. M., Freeman K. H., Hoham C. H. and Popp B. N. (1990) Compound-specific isotopic analyses, a novel tool for reconstruction of ancient biogeochemical processes.  Organic Geochemistry 1989, 16, 1115-1128.

10. Ocampo R., Popp B. N., Horowitz M., Callot H., Hayes J. M. and Albrecht P. (1989) Different isotope compositions of C32 DPEP and C32 etioporphyrin III in oil shale.  Origin of etioporphyrin III from heme? Naturwissenschaften, 76, 419-421.

9. Delaney M. L., Popp B. N., Lepzelter C. G. and Anderson T. F. (1989) Li/Ca ratios in modern, Cenozoic, and Paleozoic articulate brachiopod shells. Paleoceanography, 4, 681-691.

8. Hayes J. M., Popp B. N., Takigiku R. and Johnson M. W. (1989) An isotopic study of biogeochemical relationships between carbonates  and organic carbon in the Greenhorn Formation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 53, 2961-2972.

7. Boreham C. J., Fookes C. J. R., Popp B. N. and Hayes J. M. (1989) Origins of etioporphyrins in sediments: evidence from stable carbon isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 53, 2451-2455.

6. Popp B. N., Takigiku R., Hayes J. M., Louda J. Wm. and Baker E. W. (1989) The post-Paleozoic chronology and mechanism of 13C depletion in primary marine organic matter. American Journal of Science, 289, 436-454.

5. Popp B. N., Podosek F. A., Brannon J. C., Anderson T. F. and Pier J. (1986) 87Sr/86Sr ratios in Permo-Carboniferous sea water from the analyses of well preserved brachiopod shells. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 50, 1321-1328.

4. Popp B. N., Anderson T. F. and Sandberg P. A. (1986) Brachiopods as indicators of original isotopic compositions in some Paleozoic limestones. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 97, 1262-1269.

3. Popp B. N., Anderson T. F. and Sandberg P.A. (1986) Textural, elemental, and isotopic variations among constituents in Middle Devonian Limestones, North America. Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, 56, 715-727.

2. Popp B. N. and Wilkinson B. H. (1983) Holocene lacustrine ooids from Pyramid Lake, Nevada. In Coated Grains (ed. T. Peryt), Springer-Verlag.

1. Wilkinson B. H., Popp B. N., and Owen R. M. (1980) Nearshore oolite formation in a modern temperate region marl lake. Journal of Geology, 88, 697-703.

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