Molecular Biomarkers: From Source to Sink to Environmental Reconstruction II Posters

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Peter M Douglas, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States, Camilo Ponton, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Srinath Krishnan, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States
Primary Conveners:  Peter M Douglas, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States
Co-conveners:  Camilo Ponton, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States and Srinath Krishnan, Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Peter M Douglas, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Evaluating Spatial Heterogeneity and Environmental Variability Inferred from Branched Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers (GDGTs) Distribution in Soils from Valles Caldera, New Mexic
Sergio H Contreras Quintana1,2, Josef Peter Werne3, Erik Thorson Brown4,5, Julia Halbur5, Jaap Sinninghe Damsté,6,7, Stefan Schouten6,7, Alexander Correa-Metrio8 and Peter J Fawcett9, (1)Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción, Departamento de Quimica Ambiental, Concepción, Chile, (2)University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus, Department of Geology and Planetary Science, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, (3)Univ Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, (4)University of Minnesota Duluth, Duluth, MN, United States, (5)Large Lakes Observatory, Duluth, MN, United States, (6)NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Department of Marine Organic Biogeochemistry, Texel, Netherlands, (7)Utrecht University, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands, (8)Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Departamento de Paleontología, Mexico City, Mexico, (9)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Determining the Origin and Fate of Particulate Plant-Derived Organic Matter in the Rhone River (France) : A Lipid Tracer Review
Marie-Aimee Galeron1, Rémi Amiraux1, Bruno Charriere2, Olivier Radakovitch3, Patrick Raimbault1, Nicole Garcia1, Véronique Lagadec1, Frédéric Vaultier1 and Jean-François Rontani1, (1)Mediterranean Institute of Oceanography, Marseille Cedex 09, France, (2)CEFREM Centre de Formation et de Recherche sur les Environnements Méditerranéens, Perpignan Cedex, France, (3)CEREGE, Aix-en-Provence Cedex, France
Investigating C4 Grass Contributions to N-alkane Based Paleoclimate Reconstructions
Christine Elizabeth Doman1, Sara K Enders2, Oliver Chadwick3 and Katherine H Freeman1, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, (2)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (3)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Lignin Degradation in a Coastal Groundwater Aquifer: a Useful Tracer?
Ellen McKenzie Howley1, Catherine Jex1, Martin S Andersen2, Andy Baker1, Nur Syahiza Zainuddin2, Karina Meredith3, Eliza Wells3, James McDonald2, Stuart Khan2, Alison J Blyth4 and Robert G Spencer5, (1)University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (2)University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, (3)Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organization, Kirrawee, Australia, (4)Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia, (5)Florida State University, Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Tallahassee, FL, United States
GDGTs of Marine Group II Archaea in the Pearl River Estuary: Toward a Better Understanding of the Bias of TEX86
Chuanlun Zhang1, Jin-Xiang Wang2, Wei Xie1, Songze Chen1 and Peng Wang1, (1)Tongji University, Shanghai, China, (2)University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States
Sources and transport of microbial tetraether membrane lipids in Karst Systems
Catherine Jex1, Alison J Blyth2, James McDonald3, Martijn Woltering4, Stuart Khan3 and Andy Baker1, (1)UNSW Australia, Connected Waters Initiative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia, (2)Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia, (3)University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, (4)CSIRO Earth Science and Resource Engineering Perth, Perth, WA, Australia
Culturing-based Temperature Calibration of a Genetically Distinct, Alkenone-producing Haptophyte Species isolated from Lake George, ND
Yinsui Zheng1,2, Robert A Andersen3, Yongsong Huang1 and Linda A Amaral-Zettler1,2, (1)Brown University, Providence, RI, United States, (2)Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (3)Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington, Friday Harbor, WA, United States
Some conifer clades contribute substantial amounts of leaf waxes to sedimentary archives
Aaron F Diefendorf, University of Cincinnati, Department of Geology, Cincinnati, OH, United States, Scott L Wing, Smithsonian Instituition, Department of Paleobiology, Washington, DC, United States, Andrew B Leslie, Brown University, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Providence, RI, United States and Katherine H Freeman, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Geosciences, University Park, PA, United States
Impacts of autochthonous marine branched GDGTs on related paleo- environmental proxies: a preliminary study
Liang Dong1, Li Li1, Qianyu Li1,2 and Chuanlun Zhang1, (1)Tongji University, Shanghai, China, (2)University of Adelaide, School of Earth and Environment Sciences, Adelaide, Australia
Tracking the Transformation and Preservation of Organic Biomarkers in a Varved Sediment-Core Series
Julie Tolu, Christian Bigler and Richard Bindler, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden
The Role of Isotopically Different Terrestrial Plants in Controlling Sedimentary n-Alkane 2H/1H Composition
Nikolai Pedentchouk and Yvette Eley, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4, United Kingdom
Long-term fate of carbon in deeply rooted terrestrial sediment assessed by molecular proxies: sequestration vs. mineralization
Martina I. Gocke1, Arnaud Huguet2, Sylvie Derenne2, Steffen Kolb3 and Guido LB Wiesenberg1, (1)University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (2)METIS, CNRS/UPMC, UMR 7619, Paris, France, (3)University of Bayreuth, Department of Ecological Microbiology, Bayreuth, Germany
Age of Terrestrial Biomarkers in Fluvial Transit Across the Andes-Amazon Reveal Timescales of Carbon Storage and Turnover
Camilo Ponton1, Sarah J Feakins1, A. Joshua West1 and Valier Galy2, (1)University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)WHOI-MCG, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Organic Matter Sequestration in Oregon Margin Sediments: Tectonic, Climatic and Oceanographic Controls
Caroline Anne Coccoli1, Miguel A Goni2, Yvan Alleau2 and Lauren Smith2, (1)Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, United States, (2)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Palaeohydrological controls on sedimentary organic matter on Amazon floodplain lakes during the Holocene
Luciane Silva Moreira, Universidade Federal Fluminense, geochemistry, Niteroi, Brazil, Patricia F Moreira-Turcq, IRD UFF, Bondy, France, Renato Campello Cordeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Brazil and Bruno Turcq, IRD, Bondy, France
Localized environmental control on the distribution of brGDGTs in Chinese soils: Implication for paleo-pH reconstruction
Fengfeng Zheng1, Yufei Chen1, Fuyan Li1, Cenling Ma1, Yuanqing Zhu1,2 and Chuanlun L. Zhang1, (1)State key Laboratory of Marine Geology, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, (2)Shanghai Siesmological Bureau, Shanghai, China
Spatial and Temporal Variability in Branched Glycerol Diakyl Glycerol Tetraethers (brGDGTs) in a Varved Tropical Lake System: Implications for High-Resolution Paleotemperature Reconstructions
Carly Peltier1,2 and Timothy M Shanahan2, (1)Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, United States, (2)Univ of TX Austin-Geosciences, Austin, TX, United States
Possible Climatic Signal Recorded by Alkenone Distributions in Sediments from Freshwater and Saline Lakes on the Skarvsnes and Skallen Areas, Antarctica
Ken Sawada1, Mayumi Takeda1 and Yoshinori Takano2, (1)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (2)JAMSTEC, Yokosuka, Japan
Late Pleistocene Southeast Amazonia Paleoenvironmental reconstruction inferred by bulk, isotopic and molecular organic matter. Saci lake-Para-Brazil
Gabriel Souza Martins, UFF Federal Fluminense University, Niteroi, Brazil, Renato Campello Cordeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niteroi, Brazil, Bruno Turcq, IRD, Bondy, France, Luciane Silva Moreira, Universidade Federal Fluminense, geochemistry, Niteroi, Brazil, Ioanna Bouloubassi, CNRS, Paris Cedex 16, France and Abdelfettah Sifeddine, IRD Bondy, Bondy Cedex, France
Cretaceous Record of Diatom Evolution Revealed by Biomarkers in the Northwest Pacific Margin
Hideto Nakamura1, Ken Sawada1, Takuto Ando1, Reishi Takashima2 and Hiroshi Nishi2, (1)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (2)Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Paleovegetation changes recorded by n-alkyl lipids bound in macromolecules of plant fossils and kerogens from the Cretaceous sediments in Japan
Yuma Miyata1, Ken Sawada1, Hideto Nakamura1, Reishi Takashima2 and Masamichi Takahashi3, (1)Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, (2)Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, (3)Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
Reconstruction of the Depositional Environments of the Devonian Chattanooga Shale in northeastern Alabama
Man Lu, Yuehan Lu, Takehito Ikejiri and Ibrahim Cemen, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States
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