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2014

Maher, K. and Chamberlain, C.P. (2014) Hydrologic Regulation of Chemical Weathering and the Geologic Carbon Cycle. Science, v. 343 (6178), p. 1502-1504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1250770

Kohrman, H. and Chamberlain, C.P. (2014) Heavy metals in produce from urban farms in the San Francisco Bay area. Food Additives and Contaminants – Part B. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19393210.2013.859740

2013

Winnick, M.J., Welker, J.M., Chamberlain, C.P. (2013) Stable isotopic evidence of El Niño-like atmospheric circulation in the Pliocene western United States. Climate of the Past, v. 9 (2), p. 903-912. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/cp-9-903-2013

Kent-Corson, M.L., Barnosky, A.D., Mulch, A., Carrasco, M.A., Ritts, B.D., Sherman, L.S., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2013) Possible regional tectonic controls on mammalian evolution in western North America. Palaeogeography,
Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 387, p. 17-26. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.07.014

Feng, R., Poulsen, C.J., Werner, M., Chamberlain, C.P., Mix, Hari T., and Mulch, Andreas, (2013) Evolution of Early Cenozoic topography, climate and stable isotopes of precipitation in the North America Cordillera.  American Journal of Science, v. 313, p. 613-648. http://dx.doi.org/10.2475/07.2013.01

Mix, H.T., Winnick, M.J., Mulch, and Chamberlain, C.P. (2013) Grassland expansion as an instrument of hydrologic change in Neogene Western North America. Earth and Planetary Science Letters,v. 377-378, p. 73-83. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.07.032

Chamberlain, C.P., Wan, X., Graham, S.A., Carroll, A.R., Doebbert, A.C., Sageman, B., Blisniuk, P., Kent-Corson, M., Wang, Z., and Chengshan, W. (2013) Stable isotopic evidence for climate and basin evolution of the Late Cretaceous Songliao Basin, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 385, p. 106-124. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.03.020

Ague, J.J., Eckert, J.O., Xu, C., Baxter, E.F., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2013) Discovery of ultrahigh-temperature metamorphism in the Acadian Orogen, Connecticut, USA. Geology, v. 41, p.271-274. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G33752.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Derkowski, A., Bristow, T.F., Wampler, J.M., Srodon, J., Marynowski, L., Elliott, W.C., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2013) Hydrothermal alteration of the Ediacaran Doushantuo Formation in the Yangtze Gorges area (South China), Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, v. 107, p. 279-298. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2013.01.015

Wen, X.Y, Bai, S, Zeng, N, Chamberlain, C.P., Wang, C.S., Huang, C.M., Zhang, Q (2013), Interuptions of the ancient Shu Civilization: triggered by climate change or natural disaster? International Journal of Earth Sciences, v. 102, p. 933-947. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00531-012-0825-9

2012

Gebelin, A., Mulch, A., Teyssier, C., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2012) Coupled basin-detachment systems as paleoaltimetry archives of the western North American Cordillera. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 335-336, 36-37.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.029

Cassel, E.J., Graham, S.A., Chamberlain, C.P., and Henry, C. (2012) Early Cenozoic topography, morphology, and tectonics of the Northern Sierra Nevada and western Basin and Range. Geosphere, v. 8, p. 229-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/GES00671.1

Chamberlain, C.P., Mix, H.T., Mulch, A., Hren, H.T., Kent-Corson, M.L., Davis, S.J., Horton, T.W., and Graham, S.A. (2012) Cenozoic climatic and topographic evolution of the Western North American Cordillera. American Journal of Science, v. 312, p. 213-262. http://dx.doi.org/10.2475/02.2012.05

2011

Mix, H.T., Mulch, A., Kent-Corson, M.L. and Chamberlain, C.P. (2011) Cenozoic migration of topography in the North American Cordillera. Geology, v. 39, 87-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G31450.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Moon, S., Chamberlain, C.P., Blisniuk, K., Levine, N., Rood, D.H., and Hilley, G. (2011) Climatic control of denudation in the glaciated landscape of the Washington Cascades. Nature Geoscience, v. 4, p. 469-473. http://dx.doi.org//10.1038/ngeo1159

2010

Takeuchi, A., Hren, M.T., Smith, S.V., Chamberlain, C.P., and Larson, P.B., (2010) Pedogenic carbonate carbon isotopic constraints on paleoprecipitation: Evolution of desert in the Pacific Northwest, USA, in response to topographic development of the Cascade Range. Chemical Geology, v. 277, p. 323-335. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.08.015

Hilley, G.E., Chamberlain, C.P., Moon, S.G., Porder, S. and Willet, S.D. (2010) Competition between erosion and reaction kinetics in controlling silicate weathering rates. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 293, 191-199. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2010.01.008

Hren, M.T., Bookhagen, B., Blisniuk, P., Booth, A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2010) δ18O and δD of streamwaters across the Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau: Implications for moisture sources and paleoelevation reconstructions. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 288, p. 20-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2009.08.041

Doebbert, A.C., Carroll, A.R., Mulch, A., Chetel, L.M., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2010) Geomorphic controls on lacustrine isotopic compositions: Evidence from the Laney Member, Green River Formation, Wyoming. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 122, 236-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B26522.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Kent-Corson, M.L., Mulch, A., Graham, S.A., Carroll, A.R., Ritts, B.D., Chamberlain, C.P. (2010) Diachronous isotopic and sedimentary responses to topographic change as indicators of mid-Eocene hydrologic reorganization in the western United States. Basin Research. Doi 10.1111/j, p. 1365-2117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2117.2009.00456.x

Mulch, A., Uba, C.E., Strecker, M.R., Schoenberg, R., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2010) Late Miocene climate variability and surface elevation in the central Andes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 290, p. 173-182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2009.12.019

2009

Hren, M.T., Tice, M., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009) Oxygen and hydrogen isotope evidence for a temperate climate 3.42 billion years ago. Nature, v. 462, p. 205-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature08518

Horton, T.W., Blum, J.D., Xie, Z., Hren, M., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009) Stable isotope food-web analysis and mercury biomagnifications in polar bears (Ursus maritmus). Polar Research, v. 28, p. 443-454. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-8369.2009.00114.x

Kent-Corson, M.L., Ritts, B.D., Zhuang, G., Bovet, P.M., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009) Stable isotope constraints on the tectonic, topographic and climatic evolution of the northern margin of the Tibetan Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 282, p. 158-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2009.03.011

Davis, S.J., Mix, H.T., Wiegand, B.A., Carroll, A.R., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009) Synorogenic evolution of large-scale drainage patterns: Isotope paleohydrology of sequential Laramide Basins. American Journal of Science, v. 309, p. 549-602. http://dx.doi.org/10.2475/07.2009.02

Davis, S.J., Mulch, A., Carroll, A. and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009) Paleogene landscape evolution of the Laramide foreland:Stable isotopic evidence of topographic and hydrologic development in the central North American Cordillera. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 121, p. 100-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B26308.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Cassel, E.J., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2009) Cenozoic tectonic and topographic evolution of the northern Sierra Nevada, California, through stable isotope paleoaltimetry in volcanic glass. Geology, v. 37, p. 547-550. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G25572A.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Booth, A.L., Chamberlain, C.P., Kidd, W.F., and Zeitler, P.K. (2009) Constraints on the metamorphic evolution of the eastern Himalayan syntaxis from geochronologic and petrologic studies of Namche Barwa. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 121, p. 385-407. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B26041.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Brosi, B.J., Daily, G.C., Chamberlain, C.P., Mills, M. (2009) Detecting changes in habitat-scale bee foraging in a tropical fragmented landscape using stable isotopes. Forest Ecology and Management, v. 258, p. 1846-1855. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2009.02.027

2008

Davis, S.J., Wiegland, B.A., Carroll, A.R., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2008) The effect of drainage reorganization on paleoaltimetry studies: An example from the Paleogene Laramide foreland. Earth. Planet. Sci. Lett.. v. 275, p. 258-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2008.08.009

Carroll, A.R., Doebbert, A., Booth, A.L., Chamberlain, C.P., Rhodes-Carson, M., Smith, M., Johnson, C.M., and Beard, B.L. (2008) Capture of high-altitude precipitation by a low-altitude Eocene lake, western U.S., Wyoming, Geology, v. 36, p. 791-794. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G24783A.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Agosta, F., Mulch, A., Chamberlain, C.P., and Aydin, A. (2008) Geochemical traces of CO2-rich fluid flow along normal faults in central Italy. Geophysical Journal International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03792.x

Mulch, A., Sarna-Wojcicki, A.M., Perkins, M.E., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2008) A Miocene to Pleistocene climate and elevation record of the Sierra Nevada, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0708811105

Church, M.E., Gwiazda, R., Smith, D.R., Risebrough, R.W., Sorenson, K., Chamberlain, C.P., Farry, S., Heinrich, W., Rideout, B.A., (2008), Ammunition is the principle source of lead accumulated by California condors re-introduced to wild  - Reply, Environmental Science and Technology, v. 42, p. 1809-1811. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es702174r

2007

Hren, M.T., Hilley, G.E., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2007) The relationship between tectonic uplift and chemical weathering rates in the Washington Cascades: Field measurements and model predictions. American Journal of Science, v. 307, p. 1041-1063. http://dx.doi.org/10.2475/09.2007.01

Mulch, A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2007) Stable isotope paleoaltimetry in orogenic belts – The silicate record in surface and crustal geological archives.  Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, v. 66, p. 89-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/rmg.2007.66.4

Porder, S., Vitousek, P.M., Chadwick, O.A., Chamberlain, C.P., and Hilley, G.E. (2007) Uplift, erosion and phosphorous limitation in terrestrial ecosystems. Ecosystems, v. 10. P. 158-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-006-9011-x

Mulch, A., C. Teyssier, M. A. Cosca, and C. P. Chamberlain (2007), Stable isotope paleoaltimetry of Eocene core complexes in the North American Cordillera, Tectonics, 26, TC4001, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2006TC001995

Hren, M. T., Chamberlain, C.P., Hilley, G.E., and Bookhagen, B. (2007) Major ion chemistry of the Yarlung Tsangpo/Brahmaputra river: Chemical weathering, erosion and CO2 consumption in the southern Tibet and Eastern Syntaxis of the Himalaya. Geochmica Cosmochimica Acta, v. 71, p. 2207-2035. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2007.03.021

Newsome, S.D., Etnier, M.A., Kurle, C.M., Waldbauer, J.R., Chamberlain, C.P., and Koch, P.L. (2007) Historic decline in primary productivity in western Gulf of Alaska and eastern Bering Sea: isotopic analysis of northern fur seal teeth. Marine Ecology Progress Series, v. 332, p. 211-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/meps332211

Zhao, R., Zhang, R.Y., Liou, J.G., Booth A.L., Pope, E.C., Chamberlain, C.P., (2007) Petrochemistry, oxygen isotopes and U-Pb SHRIMP geochronology of mafic–ultramafic bodies from the Sulu UHP terrane, China, Journal of Metamorphic Geology v. 25, p. 207-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1525-1314.2007.00691.x

2006

Church, M.E., Roberto, G., Risebrough, R.W., Sorenson, K., Chamberlain, C.P., Farry, S., Heinrich, W., Rideout, B.A., and Smith, D.R. (2006) Ammunition is the principal source of lead accumulated by California Condors re-introduced to the wild. Environmental Science and Technology, v. 40, p. 6143-6150. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es060765s

Sjostrom, D.J., Hren, M.T., Horton, T.W., Waldbauer, J.R., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Stable isotopic evidence for a pre-late Miocene elevation gradient in the Great Plains - Rocky Mountains. In Willet, S.D., Hovius, N., Brandon, M.T., and Fisher, D., eds., Tectonics, climate and landscape evolution. Geological Society of America Special Paper 398, p. 309-319. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/2006.2398(19)

Kent-Corson, M.L., Sherman, L.S., Mulch, A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Cenozoic topographic and climatic response to changing tectonic boundary conditions in western North America, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 252, p. 453-466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2006.09.049

Mulch, A., Graham, S.A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Hydrogen isotopes in Eocene river gravels and paleoelevation of the Sierra Nevada. Science, v. 313, p. 87-89. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1125986

Hoppe, K.A., Paytan, A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Reconstructing grassland vegetation and paleotempertures using carbon isotope rations of bison teeth enamel. Geology, v. 34, p. 649-652. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G22745.1 (GSA Data Repository Supplement)

Hren, M.T., Lowe, D.R., Tice, M.M., Byerly, G., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Stable isotopic and rare earth evidence for recent ironstone pods within the Archean Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, v. 70, p. 1457-1470. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2005.11.016

Peters, S.C., Blum, J.D., Karagas, M.R., Chamberlain, C.P., and Sjostrom, D.J. (2006) Sources and exposure of the New Hampshire population to arsenic in public and private drinking water supplies. Chemical Geology, v. 228, p. 72-84. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2005.11.020

Horton, T.W., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Stable isotope evidence for Neogene paleotopography and paleoclimate of the central Basin and Range. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 118, p. 475-490. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/B25808

Poage, M.A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) Rising mountain ranges, Science, v. 311, p. 478-479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1123215

Mulch, A., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2006) The rise and growth of Tibet, Nature, v. 438, p. 670-671. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/439670a

Blisniuk, P.M., Stern, L.A., Chamberlain, C.P., Zeitler, P.K., Ramos, V.A., Sobel, E.R., Haschke, M., Strecker, M.R., and Warkus, F., (2006) Links between Mountain Uplift, Climate, and Surface Processes in the Southern Patagonian Andes. in Oncken, O., Chong, G., Franz, G., Giese, P., Gotze, H.J., Ramos, V.A., Strecker, M.R., and Wigger, P., eds., Andes: Active Subduction Orogeny, p. 429-440. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-48684-8_20

2005

Chamberlain, C.P., Waldbauer, J.R., Fox-Dobbs, K., Newsome, S.D., Koch, P.L., Smith, D.R., Church, M.E., Chamberlain, S.D., Sorenson, K.J., and Risebrough, R., Pleistocene to Recent dietary shifts in California Condors, (2005) Proceedings to the National Academy of Sciences, v. 102, p. 351-366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0508529102

Booth, A.L., Kolodny, Y., Chamberlain, C.P., Schmitt, A.K., McWilliams, M., and Wooden, J., (2005) Oxygen isotopic composition and U-Pb discordance in zircon. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, v. 69, p. 4895-4905. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2005.05.013

Chamberlain, C.P., Waldbauer, J.R., and Jacobson, A.D. (2005) Strontium, hydrothermal systems, and steady-state chemical weathering in active mountain belts. Earth Planetary Science Letters, v. 238, p. 351-366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2005.08.005

Kennedy, B., Chamberlain, C.P., Blum, J.D., Nislow, K., and Folt, C.L. (2005) Comparing naturally occurring stable isotopes of nitrogen, carbon and strontium as markers for Atlantic salmon juvenile rearing locations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, v. 62, p. 58-67. http:dx.doi.org/10.1139/F04-184

Abruzzese, M.J., Waldbauer, J.R., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2005) Oxygen and hydrogen isotope ratios in freshwater chert as indicators of ancient climate and hydrologic regime. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta, v. 69, p. 1377-1390. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2004.08.036

Graham, S.A., Chamberlain, C.P., Yue, Y., Ritts, B.D., Hanson, A.D., Horton, T.W., Waldbauer, J.R., Poage, M.A., and Feng, X. (2005) Stable isotope records of Cenozoic climate and topography, Tibetan Plateau and Tarim Basin. American Journal of Science, v. 305, p. 101-118. http://dx.doi.org/10.2475/ajs.305.2.101

Blisniuk, P.M., Stern, L.A., Chamberlain, C.P., Idleman, B., and Zeitler, P.K., (2005) Climatic and ecological changes during Miocene surface uplift n the Southern Patagonian Andes. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., v. 230, p. 125-142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2004.11.015

Waldbauer, J.R., and Chamberlain, C.P. (2005) Influence of uplift, weathering and base cation supply on past and future CO2 levels. A history of atmospheric CO2 and its effects on plants, animals and ecosystems. Springer Verlag., p. 166-184.