Indiana University Bloomington

Selected Abstracts

2009

Schimmelmann, A., Maria Mastalerz, Ling Gao, Peter E. Sauer, Katarina Topalov (submitted) H, C, N, O isotopic responses in coal adjacent to dike intrusions. 24th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG), September 6-11, 2009, Bremen, Germany. [website]

Topalov, Katarina, A. Schimmelmann, P. David Polly, Peter E. Sauer, Mark Lowry (submitted) D/H of bone collagen as environmental and trophic indicator. Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, June 21-26, 2009. [website]

Schimmelmann, A. (submitted) Coffin-lid effect of clay-rich flood and turbidite layers in sediment from Santa Barbara Basin, California. Pacific Climate (PACLIM) 2009 Workshop, Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California, April 19-22, 2009. Abstracts.

Jin, Hui, A. Schimmelmann, Maria Mastalerz (submitted) Influence of the consumption of oxygen on coalbed gas composition from desorption canisters. American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention & Exhibition, Energy Minerals Division (EMD) session "Coalbed Hydrocarbons", Denver, June 7-10, 2009. [website]

Jones, Ashley, Alex L. Sessions, A. Schimmelmann, Katarina Topalov, Peter E. Sauer (2009) Using D/H ratios of bulk fractions to constrain the biochemical sources of particulate organic matter. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO), Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Nice, France, Jan 25-30, 2009.

2008

Mao, Jingdong, Xiaowen Fang, , A. Schimmelmann, Maria Mastalerz, Ling Xu, and Klaus Schmidt-Rohr (2008) Correlation between chemical structures of kerogen and thermal maturity investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy. 2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM, 5-9 October, Houston, Texas, paper #346-3. [abstract]

Nabbefeld, Birgit, Kliti Grice, A. Schimmelmann, Roger E. Summons, Lindsay Hays, Richard J. Twitchett, Michael B÷ttcher (2008) Significance of global isotopic trends (C, H, S) across the Permian/Triassic boundary. Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference AOGC, Adelaide, 8-12 September 2008.

Topalov, Katarina, A. Schimmelmann, P. David Polly, and Peter E. Sauer (2008) Improved on-line measurement of non-exchangeable hydrogen in bone collagen as forensic environmental indicator. 42nd Annual Meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America, Evansville, Indiana, 23-25 April, 2008. [abstract]

Schimmelmann, A. (2008) Conversion of ammonium to organic nitrogen in maturing kerogen. 42nd Annual Meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America, Evansville, Indiana, 23-25 April, 2008. [abstract]

Schimmelmann, A. (2008) Conversion of ammonium to organic nitrogen in maturing kerogen. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2008, Vienna, Austria, 13-18 April, 2008. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 10, EGU2008-A-01355, 2008, SRef-ID: 1607-7962/gra/EGU2008-A-01355, EGU General Assembly 2008.

Nabbefeld, Birgit, Kliti Grice, Richard Twitchett, A. Schimmelmann, Roger Summons, Lindsay Hays, and Michael B÷ttcher (2008) Global significance of stable carbon, sulfur and hydrogen isotope signals together with higher plant derived components of sedimentary organic material from the Permian/Triassic boundary. Australian Earth Sciences Convention, Perth, 20-24 July 2008, abstract No. 89, p.184;[abstract]

Strąpoć, Dariusz, Flynn Picardal, Courtney Turich, Irene Schaperdoth, Jennifer Macalady, Julius S. Lipp, Yu-Shih Lin, Tobias F. Ertefai, Florence Schubotz, Kai-Uwe Hinrichs, Maria Mastalerz, and Arndt Schimmelmann (2008) Methanogenic microbial degradation of organic matter in Indiana coal beds. AAPG Annual Meeting, April 2008, San Antonio, TX. Search and Discovery Article #80013, [abstract]

2007

Drobniak, A., M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmann (2007) Contact metamorphism of bituminous coal by intruding dike in the Illinois Basin causes short-range thermal alterations. 33rd CSCOP-24th TSOP-59th ICCP Annual Meetings, Victoria, BC, Canada, August 19-24, Unconventional Petroleum Systems and Advances in Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, Abstract Volume p. 56. [abstract]

Glamoclija M., Schieber J., Szynkiewicz A., Beard B. (2007) Sulfur and iron geochemistry, and their relation to microbial communities from the submarine hydrothermal site North of Panera Island, Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy [#2270]. 37th Lunar Planetary Science Conference, Houston, 13-17 March 2006. [abstract]

Grelaud, M., L. Beaufort, A. Schimmelmann, N. Buchet (2007) El Niño dynamics in the Holocene from high resolution records of coccolithophore assemblages in Santa Barbara Basin sediment. 9th International Conference of Paleoceanography ICP9, 3-7 September 2007, Shanghai. [abstract]

Henning, M., D. Strąpoć, P. Sauer, J. Fong, A. Schimmelmann, and M. Mastalerz (2007) Flexible inlet system for on-line compound-specific δD and δ13C analysis of natural gases. Proceedings of the European Society for Isotope Research ESIR IX, June 23 - 28, 2007, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Abstract Volume p. 35; Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Geologia, 2007, 52 (1), 35 [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., A. Schimmelmann, and L.M. Pratt (2007) Oxygen and sulfur isotope fractionation associated with pyrite oxidation by H2O2. Proceedings of the European Society for Isotope Research ESIR IX, June 23 - 28, 2007, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Abstract Volume p. 45; Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai, Geologia, 2007, 52 (1), 45 [abstract]

Nabbefeld, Birgit, Kliti Grice, R. Twitchett, A. Schimmelmann, and Peter Sauer (2007) D/H of kerogen across the Permian-Triassic (P-Tr) boundary. 17th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Cologne, Germany, August 19-24, 2007. [abstract]

Pedentchouk, N., M. Jones, O.J. Samuel, B. Bowler, A. Schimmelmann, and S. Larter (2007) Absence of significant effects of urea adduction on D/H ratios of n-alkanes. Annual Meeting of the Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry User Group (SIMSUG) 2007, June 20-22, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. [abstract]

Schieber, J., and A. Schimmelmann (2007) High resolution study of pyrite framboid distribution in varved Santa Barbara Basin sediments and implications for water-column oxygenation. Pacific Climate (PACLIM) 2007 Workshop, Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California, May 13-16, 2007. Abstracts p. 32-33. [abstract]

Schimmelmann, A., D. Strąpoć, P.E. Sauer, and J. Fong (2007) 5-year, 100-240°C heating of oils and source rocks in waters with different δD: CF-IRMS of C1-C4 hydrocarbon gases records H-isotope exchange with H2O. 7th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry, 10-14 September, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Abstract Volume, p. 129-130.

Shriner, C.M., E.R. Elswick, E.M. Ripley, A. Schimmelmann, H.H. Murray (2007) Natural environment as a determinative factor in Greek Early Helladic cultural change on the Argive Plain. Helike IV: The Fourth International Conference on Ancient Helike and Aigialeia, Diakopton, 1-3 September 2007, Abstracts Volume, p. 36.

Strąpoć, D., F. Picardal, I. Schaperdoth, J. Macalady, C. Turich, M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmannn (2007) Coalbed methane-producing microbial community in the Illinois Basin. 107th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology, 21-25 May 2007, Toronto, Canada, N 251.

Strąpoć, D., F. Picardal, L. Yu-Shih, K.U. Hinrichs, I. Schaperdoth, J. Macalady, C. Turich, K. Freeman, M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmann (2007) Microbial coalbed methane in the Illinois Basin: Substrate competition among genetic pathways. 23rd International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG), 9 -14 September 2007, Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom, Poster 112-TU, Abstract Volume p. 305-306. [abstract]

Strąpoć, D., M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmann (2007) Geochemical constraints on the origin and volume of shale gases in the eastern Illinois Basin. 33rd CSCOP-24th TSOP-59th ICCP Annual Meetings, Victoria, BC, Canada, August 19-24, Unconventional Petroleum Systems and Advances in Organic Petrology and Geochemistry, Abstract Volume p. 45. [abstract]

Szynkiewicz A., Pratt L.M., Glamoclija M. (2007) Sulfur cycling in gypsum dunes from New Mexico terrestrial analogs to sulfate-eolian deposition and early diagenesis on Mars [#2250]. 38th Lunar Planetary Science Conference, Houston, 12-16 March 2007. [abstract]

2006

Glamoclija, M., Schieber, J., Szynkiewicz, A. (2006) Bacterial Signatures in Iron-Rich Hydrothermal Crusts, Tyrrhenian Sea, Italy. 6th European Workshop on Astrobiology, Lyon France, 16-18 October 2006.

Huguet, C., A. Schimmelmann, L. Lourens, J.S. Sinninghe Damsté, and S. Schouten (2006) High-resolution TEX86 paleotemperature reconstruction in 1850-1987 AD varved sediment from the Santa Barbara Basin, California. Pacific Climate (PACLIM) 2006 Workshop, Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California, March 26-29, 2006. Abstracts p. 23. [abstract]

Huguet, C., A. Schimmelmann, L.J. Lourens, J.S. Sinninghe Damsté, and S. Schouten (2006) High-resolution TEX86 paleotemperature reconstruction in 1850-1987 AD varved sediment from the Santa Barbara Basin, California. Dutch Climate Variability Symposium, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Amsterdam, 10 October 2006. [abstract]

Huguet, C., Schimmelmann, A., and Schouten, S. (2006) High-resolution TEX86 paleotemperature reconstruction in 1850-1987 AD varved sediment from the Santa Barbara Basin, California. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, 20-24 February 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., Eng, P. J., Gose, S. K., and D. L. Bish. (2006) Interaction of radiolytically produced oxidants with the pyrite surface: a Crystal Truncation Rod (CTR) study. 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., LaVerne, J A., and Ripley, E.M.. (2006) Experimental study of radiolytic oxidation of pyrite: implications for Mars relevant crustal processes. 37th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., Ripley, E.M., and Schimmelmann, A. (2006) Experimental investigation of radiolytic oxidation of elemental sulfur and its relevance to Europa. Europa Focus Group. NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field California.

Schieber, J., and Schimmelmann, A. (2006) High resolution pyrite framboid size distribution in Santa Barbara Basin sediments: Implications for the study of black shales. AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting, 20-24 February 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii. [abstract]

Shriner, C.M., E.R. Elswick, E.M. Ripley, A. Schimmelmann, and H.H. Murray (2006) Physical environment as a determinative factor in Aegean Bronze Age cultural change. The End of Everything: Catastrophe and Community in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Worlds, 11-13 October, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Strachan, L.J., A. Schimmelmann, C. Lange, B. Kneller, and W. McCaffrey (2006) Climatically driven submarine incision during the Holocene: a case study from the Santa Monica Basin, California, USA. External Controls on Deep Water Depositional Systems; Climate, Sea-level and Sediment Flux, 27-19 March 2006, Burlington House, London, Geological Society of London and Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM).

Strąpoć, D., A. Schimmelmann, and M. Mastalerz (2006) Compositional and isotopic characterization of coalbed gases and associated waters in the Illinois Basin, Indiana. Gordon Conference on Organic Geochemistry, Holderness School, New Hampshire, 7-11 August 2006.

Strąpoć, D., A. Schimmelmannn, M. Mastalerz, and C. Eble (2006) Compound-specific carbon and hydrogen stable isotope ratios of coalbed gases in southeastern Illinois Basin. 20th Annual Surface Mined Land Reclamation Technology Transfer Seminar, December 4-5, 2006, Jasper, Indiana.

Strąpoć, D., M. Mastalerz, C. Eble, and A. Schimmelmann (2006) Compound-specific carbon and hydrogen stable isotope ratios of coalbed gases in southeastern Illinois Basin. AAPG International Conference and Exhibition, November 5-8, 2006, Perth, Australia, Abstracts Volume 16, p. 132. [abstract]

Szynkiewicz, A., Pratt, L.M. (2006) Calibration of contamination from soil organic matter in exposed mantle xenoliths - preliminary results [#2088]. 37th Lunar Planetary Science Conference, Houston, 13-17 March 2006. [abstract]

2005

Bish D.L., Finkelstein D.B. and Brassell S.C. (2005). Naturally occurring organic compounds in Washington and German nontronites, 13th International Clay Conference, Tokyo, Japan, August 2005.

Bralower T. J. Bralower T.J, Brassell S.C., Dutton A., Frank T.D., Gibbs S.J., Petrizzo M.-R., Premoli Silva I., Rühl U., Thomas D.J., and Zachos J.C. (2005). 120 Million Year Record of Oceanography of the Tropical Pacific: A Compilation of Results from Ocean Drilling Program Leg 198. ESP2, Calgary, Canada, August 2005. [abstract]

Brassell S.C. (2005). Developments in Biomarker Geochemistry: the evolution from structural enquiry to paleoclimate proxies. American Chemical Society Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2005. [abstract]

Brassell S.C. and Kenig, F (2005). Suites of branched alkanes with quaternary carbon atoms in Miocene and Cretaceous sediments from Shatsky Rise, west-central Pacific, ODP Leg 198. European Union of Geosciences Meeting, Vienna, Austria, April 2005. [abstract]

Dumitrescu M. and Brassell S.C. (2005). Elemental and isotopic records of the Early Aptian oceanic anoxic event from Shatsky Rise. 22nd International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Sevilla, Spain, September 2005.

Dumitrescu M., Finkelstein D., Lazar O.R., Schieber J. and Brassell S. (2005). Origin and history of bitumen in geodes of the New Albany shale. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada, June 2005. [abstract]

Fischer, M. P., Lefticariu, L., Romanek, C., Perry, E.C. 2005. Kinematics of fibrous vein growth: insights from stable isotope analyses. EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract T53C-1456. [abstract]

Kenig F., Brassell S.C., Nelson R.K., Frysinger G.S., Reddy C.S. and Gaines R.B. (2005). A cornucopia of hopanoids: revisiting the Thornton quarry bitumen (Thorton, Illinois, USA). 22nd International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry, Sevilla, Spain, September 2005.

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., LaVerne, J A., and Ripley E. M. 2005. Multiple Reaction Pathways during Radiolytic Oxidation of Pyrite. EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract P42B-03. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., Ripley E. M. 2005. Pyrite oxidation using millimolar H2O2 as an analog for radiation-induced chemical reactions in groundwater. Annual GSA Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., Ripley E. M. (2005). Pyrite oxidation using millimolar H2O2 as an analog for radiation-induced chemical reactions in groundwater. Annual GSA Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., Ripley E. M., Bish D. L. (2005). Experimental study of sulfur isotope fractionation associated with pyrite oxidation by H2O2. Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow, Idaho, USA. [abstract]

Lefticariu, L., Pratt, L. M., Ripley E. M., Bish D. L. (2005). Unexpected sulfur isotope fractionation associated with pyrite oxidation by hydrogen peroxide at temperatures from 4 to 150°C. NASA Astrobiology Institute Biennial Meeting, Boulder, CO. [abstract]

Lefticariu, M., Lefticariu, L. (2005). Is There any Relationship Between the Santa Elena Depression and Chicxulub Impact Crater, Northwestern Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico? AGU Joint Assembly, 23-27 May, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. [abstract]

Lis, G., A. Schimmelmann, and M. Mastalerz (2005). D/H ratios and hydrogen exchangeability of type-II kerogens with increasing maturity. 22nd Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), 11-14 September 2005, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

Sarkar, A., Ripley, E.M., Li, C. (2005): Oxygen and hydrogen isotopic studies of the Uitkomst Ni-Cu sulfide deposit, South Africa: evidence of selective crustal contamination, multiple magma injection, and hydrothermal alteration. GSA Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, October 2005. [abstract]

Schimmelmann A., and G. Lis (2005). Hydrogen stable isotope ratios in thermally maturing organic matter. 6th International Symposium on Applied Isotope Geochemistry, AIG-6, September 11-16, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic. Abstracts p. 215.

Schimmelmann A (2005). Hydrogen isotopes in organic matter maturation: a synthesis. 15th Annual Goldschmidt Conference, Moscow, Idaho, 20-25 May 2005. Geochimica et Cosmochimica 69 (10), A557. [abstract]

Solano-Acosta, W,, M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmann (2005). Micro-scale analysis of cleats: Implications for coalbed gas potential. 22nd Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), 11-14 September 2005, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Abstracts p. 111.

Solano-Acosta, W., M. Mastalerz, J.A. Rupp, D. Strąpoć, and A. Schimmelmann (2005). Coalbed gas potential in Pennsylvanian coal beds of Indiana. International Symposium on Coal Bed Methane, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, May 16-20, Alabama.

Strąpoć, D., M. Mastalerz, A. Schimmelmann, and C. Eble (2005). Biogenic and thermogenic coalbed gas in the Illinois Basin: insight from compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios. IMOG 2005, Seville, Spain. Vol. 1, 113-114.

Strąpoć, D., A. Schimmelmann, and M. Mastalerz (2005). Microbially-derived methane in coalbed gases: compound-specific carbon-isotopic study of coalbed gases from the Illinois Basin, USA. European Society for Isotope Research (ESIR) VIII, Leipzig, 25-30 June 2005; UFZ-Report 02/2005, p. 122-123.

Strąpoć, D., A. Schimmelmann, and M. Mastalerz (2005). Carbon isotope fractionation of methane and CO2 during gas desorption from coal, Illinois Basin, USA. European Society for Isotope Research (ESIR) VIII, Leipzig, 25-30 June 2005; UFZ-Report 02/2005, p. 143-144.

Strąpoć, D., M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmann (2005). Biogenic and thermogenic gas potentials of coalbeds in the SE Illinois Basin: compound-specific isotope ratios. 22nd International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (22nd IMOG), Seville, Spain, 12-16 September 2005.

Strąpoć, D., M. Mastalerz, and A. Schimmelmann (2005). Isotopic signatures of coalbed gases from high volatile bituminous coals and associated roof lithologies in Indiana, Illinois Basin, and their genetic implications. Gussow Geoscience Conference, March 9-11, 2005 - Coalbed methane: Back to the Basics of Coal Geology, Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Abstracts, p. 23.

Walker, R., M. Mastalerz, S. Brassell, E. Elswick, J. Hower, and A. Schimmelmann (2005). Chemistry of thermally altered high volatile bituminous coals from southern Indiana. 22nd Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology (TSOP), 11-14 September 2005, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Abstracts p. 127.