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Bauska, T. D. Baggenstos, E. Brook, A. Mix, S. Marcott, V. Petrenko, H. Schaefer, S. Severinghus, J. Lee, 2016, Carbon isotopes characterize rapid changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide during the last deglaciation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513868113. http://www.pnas.org/content/113/13/3465.abstract

Higgins, J. A., A. V. Kurbatov, N. E. Spaulding, E. Brook, D. S. Introne, L. M. Chimiak, Y. Yan, P. A. Mayewski and M. L. Bender, 2015, Atmospheric composition 1 million years ago from blue ice in the Allan Hills, Antarctica, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 201420232.

Buizert, C., & Schmittner, A., 2015,  Southern Ocean control of glacial AMOC stability and DansgaardOeschger interstadial duration Paleoceanography, 30.(12), 1595-1612.

Rhodes, R. H., E. J. Brook, J. C. Chiang, T. Blunier, O. J. Maselli, J. R. McConnell, D. Romanini and J. P. Severinghaus, 2015, Enhanced tropical methane production in response to iceberg discharge in the North Atlantic, Science 348 (6238): 1016-1019.

WAIS Divide Community Members (OSU post doc Christo Buizert first author), 2015, Precise interpolar phasing of abrupt climate change during the last ice age, Nature 520(7549): 661-665.

Buizert, C., K. Cuffey, J. Severinghaus, D. Baggenstos, T. Fudge, E. Steig, B. Markle, M. Winstrup, R. Rhodes and E. Brook, 2015, The WAIS Divide deep ice core WD2014 chronology–Part 1: Methane synchronization (68–31 ka BP) and the gas age–ice age difference, Climate of the Past 11(2): 153-173.

Bauska, T. K., F. Joos, A. C. Mix, R. Roth, J. Ahn and E. J. Brook, 2015, Links between atmospheric carbon dioxide, the land carbon reservoir and climate over the past millennium, Nature Geoscience.

Schilt, A., E. J. Brook, T. K. Bauska, D. Baggenstos, H. Fischer, F. Joos, V. V. Petrenko, H. Schaefer, J. Schmitt and J. P. Severinghaus, 2014, Isotopic constraints on marine and terrestrial N2O emissions during the last deglaciation, Nature 516(7530): 234-237.

Marcott, S.,  Bauska, T., Buizert, C., Steig, E., Rosen, J., Cuffey, K., Fudge, T.J., Severinghaus, J., Ahn, J., Kalk, M., McConnell, J., Sowers, T., Taylor, K., White, J. and Brook, E., 2014, Centennial-scale changes in the global carbon cycle during the last deglaciation, Nature, 514, 616-619.


Bauska, T.K., E. J. Brook, A. C. Mix, and A. Ross, 2014, High precision dual-inlet IRMS measurements of the stable isotopes of CO2 and the N2O/CO2 ratio from polar ice core samples, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss. 7, 6529-6564, 2014.

Buizert, C., et al., 2014, Greenland temperature response to climate forcing during the last deglaciation. Science 345, 1177 
DOI: 10.1126/science.1254961.

WAIS Divide Project Members, 2013, Onset of deglacial warming in West Antarctica driven by local orbital forcing. Nature, 500, 440-444.

Carlson, A., K. Winsor, D. Ullman, E. Brook D. Rood, Y. Axford, A. Legrand, F. Anslow, G. Sinclair, Earliest Holocene south Greenland ice-sheet retreat within its late-Holocene extent, in press, Geophysical Research Letters.

Ahn, J. and E.J. Brook, 2014, Siple Dome ice reveals two modes of millennial CO2 change during the last ice age, Nature Communications, 5, 3723, doi:10.1038/ncomms4723.

Ahn, J., E.J. Brook, and C.  Buizert, 2014, Response of atmospheric CO2 to the abrupt cooling event 8200 years ago, Geophysical Research Letters. 41, 604–609.

Rosen, J., E. Brook, J. Severinghaus, T. Blunier, L. Mitchell, J. Lee, J. Edwards, and V. Gkinis, 2014, An ice core record of near-synchronous global climate changes at the Bolling transition, Nature Geoscience, 6, 459-463.

Fischer, H. Jeff Severinghaus, Ed Brook, Eric Wolff, Mary Albert, Olivier Alemany, Rob Arthern, Charles Bentley, Donald Blankenship, Jerome Chappellaz, Timothy Creyts, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Michael Dinn, Massimo Frezzotti, Shuji Fujita, Hubert Gallee, Richard Hindmarsh, Don Hudspeth, Gerard Jugie, Kenji Kawamura, Vladimir Lipenkov, Heinz Miller, Hideaki Motoyama, Rob Mulvaney, Frank Pattyn, Catherine Ritz, Ted Scambos, Jakob Schwander, Daniel Steinhage, Tas van Ommen, Frank Wilhelms, 2013, Where to find 1.5 million yr old ice for the IPICS" Oldest-Ice" ice core, Climate of the Past, 9(6).

Chappellaz, J., C. Stowasser, T. Blunier, D. Baslev-Clausen, E.J. Brook, R. Dallmayr, X. Fain, J.E. Lee, L.E. Mitchell, O. Pascual, D. Romanini, J. Rosen, and S. Schupbach, 2013, High-resolution glacial and deglacial record of atmospheric methane by continuous-flow and laser spectrometer analysis along the NEEM ice core, Climate of the Past, 9, no. 6.

Mitchell, L., Ed Brook, James E. Lee, Christo Buizert, and Todd Sowers, 2013, Constraints on the Late Holocene Anthropogenic Contribution to the Atmospheric Methane Budget, Science, 342 (6161), 964-966.

Fudge, T.J.,  Eric J. Steig, Bradley R. Markle, Kendrick C. Taylor, Joseph R. McConnell, Edward J. Brook, Todd Sowers, James W. C. White, Spruce W. Schoenemann , Richard B. Alley, Hai Cheng, Gary D. Clow, Jihong Cole-Dai, Howard Conway, Kurt M. Cuffey, Jon S. Edwards, R. Lawrence Edwards, Ross Edwards, John M. Fegyveresi, David Ferris, Joan J. Fitzpatrick, Jay Johnson, Geoffrey Hargreaves, James E. Lee, Olivia J. Maselli, William Mason, Kenneth C. McGwire, Logan E. Mitchell, Nicolai Mortensen, Peter Neff, Anais J. Orsi, Andrew J. Schauer, Jeffrey P. Severinghaus, Michael Sigl, Matthew K. Spencer, Bruce H. Vaughn, Donald E. Voigt, Edwin Waddington, Xianfeng Wang, Gifford J. Wong, 2013, Onset of deglacial warming in West Antarctica driven by both local orbital and Northern Hemisphere forcing, Nature, 500(7463), 440-444.

Rasmussen, S.O., P Abbott, T Blunier, A Bourne, E Brook, SL Buchardt, C Buizert, J Chappellaz, HB Clausen, E Cook, D Dahl-Jensen, S Davies, M Guillevic, S Kipfstuhl, T Laepple, IK Seierstad*, JP Severinghaus, JP Steffensen, C Stowasser, A Svensson, P Vallelonga, BM Vinther, F Wilhelms, M Winstrup, 2013, A first chronology for the NEEM ice core, Climate of the Past Discussions, 9(3), 2817-2857.

X Faïn, J Chappellaz, RH Rhodes, C Stowasser, T Blunier, JR McConnell, EJ Brook, S Preunkert, M Legrand, T Desbois, D Romanini, 2013, High resolution measurements of carbon monoxide along a late Holocene Greenland ice core: evidence for in-situ production, Climate of the Past Discussions, 9(3), 2817-2857.

Brook, E.J., 2013, Leads and lags at the end of the last ice age, Science, 339 (6123), 1042-1043.

Landvik, J., E. Brook, L. Gualtieri, H. Linge, G. Raisbeck, and O. Salvigsen, 2013, 10Be exposure age constraints on the Late Weichselian ice sheet geometry and dynamics in inter ice-stream areas, western Svalbard, Boreas, 42, 43-56.

Rhodes, R.,  X. Fain, C. Stowasser, T. Blunier, J. Chappellaz, J. McConnell, L. Mitchell, and E. Brook, 2013,  Continuous ice core methane measurements from a late Holocene Greenland ice core: atmospheric and in-situ signals, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 368, 9–19.

NEEM Project Members (includes Ed Brook, Julia Rosen, Christo Buizert and Adrian Schilt from OSU), 2013, Eemian interglacial reconstructed from Greenland folded NEEM ice core strata, Nature 493, 489-494.

Ahn, J., Brook, E. J., Schmittner, A., & Kreutz, K, 2012. Abrupt change in atmospheric CO2 during the last ice age. Geophysical Research Letters, 39 (18), L18711.



Buizert, C., V. V. Petrenko, J. L. Kavanaugh, K. M. Cuffey, N. A. Lifton, E. Brook, and J. P. Severinghaus, 2012, In situ cosmogenic radiocarbon production and 2-D ice flow line modeling for an Antarctic blue ice area, J. Geophys. Res.,117, F02029, doi:10.1029/2011JF002086.

Ahn, J.E.,E. Brook , L. Mitchell , J. Rosen , J. McConnell , K. Taylor , D. Etheridge , and M. Rubino, 2012, Atmospheric CO2 over the last 1000 years: A high-resolution record from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) Divide ice core.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles26.2 (2012): GB2027.

Clark, P.U., Shakun, J.D., Baker, P.A., Bartlein, P.J., Brewer, S., Brook, E.J., Carlson, A.E., Cheng, H., Kaufman, D.S., Liu, Z., Marchitto, T.M., Mix, A.C., Morrill, C., Otto-Bliesner, B., Pahnke, K., Russell, J.M., Whitlock, C., Adkins, J.F., Blois, J.L., Clark, J., Colman, S.C., Curry, W.B., Flower, B.P., He, F., Johnson, T.C., Lynch-Stieglitz, J., Markgraf, V., McManus, J.F., Mitrovica, J.X., Moreno, P.I., Williams, J.W., 2012,  Global climate evolution during the last deglaciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(19), E1134-E1142.

Brook, E., 2012, Correlations between Greenland and Antarctic Ice Core Records, in Elias, S. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quarternary Science 2nd ed., Elsevier.

Brook, E., 2012, Overview of ice core research, in Elias, S. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quarternary Science 2nd ed. Elsevier.

Mitchell, L., E. Brook, T. Sowers, and J. McConnell, 2011, Multidecadal variability of atmospheric methane, 1000-1800 C.E, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 116, G02007, doi:10.1029/2010JG001441, 2011./sites/icecorelab.science.oregonstate.edu/files/ngeo1140.pdf


Brook, E. and J. Severinghaus, 2011, Correspondence: Methane and megafuana, Nature Geosciences, 4 271-272.


Severinghaus, J., Wolff, E.W., and Brook, E.J., 2010, Searching for the Oldest Ice, EOS Transactions 91. 357-358.