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Peter Sauer

Representative Publications

Kumar, A., Brassell, S.C., Schimmelmann, A. and Sauer, P.E. 2015. Distribution and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Santa Barbara Basin (abstract). GSA Annual Meeting, 1-4 Nov 2015. Paper 107-23.

Webster, K.D., Schimmelmann, A. and Sauer, P.E. 2015. Seasonal fluctuations in the methane concentration of cave air (abstract). GSA Annual Meeting (1-4 Nov 2015), paper 15-6.

Forsythe, J.C., Pomerantz, A.E., Seifert, D.J., Wang, K., Chen, Y., Zuo, J.Y., Nelson, R.K., Reddy, C.M., Schimmelmann, A., Sauer, P. and Peters, K.E., 2015. A Geological Model for the Origin of Fluid Compositional Gradients in a Large Saudi Arabian Oilfield: An Investigation by Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC× GC) and Asphaltene Chemistry. Energy and Fuels, 29(9):5666-5680.

Webster, K.D., Drobniak, A., Sauer, P.E., Mastalerz, M. and Schimmelmann, A. 2015. Cave air as a biosignature. 2nd International Planetary Caves Conference, October 20–23, 2015, Flagstaff, Arizona. http://www.hou.usra.edu/meetings/2ndcaves2015/

Greenberger, R.N., Mustard, J.F., Cloutis, E.A., Pratt, L.M., Sauer, P.E., Mann, P., Turner, K., Dyar, M.D. and Bish, D.L. 2015. Serpentinization, iron oxidation, and aqueous conditions in a serpentinite: implications for hydrogen production and habitability on Mars. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 416:21-34. DOI

Ferreira, A.A., Santos Neto, E.V., Sessions, A.L., Schimmelmann, A., Sauer, P.E., Oliveira, C.J.F. and Aquino Neto, F.R. 2014. 2H/1H Ratios of Formation Waters from the Potiguar Basin, Brazil: a Comparison Between Isotope Ratio Infrared Spetroscopy (IRIS) and Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometry (IRMS), ALAGO Latin American Congress on Organic Geochemistry, 2-5 November 2014, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Greenberger, R.N., Mustard, J.F., Cloutis, E.A., Pratt, L.M., Sauer, P.E., Mann, P., Turner, K. and Dyar, M.D. 2014. Understanding the nature of water-rock interactions in a serpentinizing system: Implications for planetary exploration and subsurface habitability, 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Abstract

Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., Haines, P.W., Sauer, P.E., Schimmelmann, A., Summons, R.E., Foster, C.B., Böttcher, M.E., Playton, T. and Schwark, L. 2014. Changes of palaeoenvironmental conditions recorded in Late Devonian reef systems from the Canning Basin, Western Australia: A biomarker and stable isotope approach. Gondwana Research. Abstract

Greenberger, R.N., Mustard, J.F., Cloutis, E.A., Pratt, L.M., Sauer, P., Mann, P., Turner, K. and Dyar, M.D. 2014. Aqueous Conditions and Habitability Associated with Formation of a Serpentinite: Using Analyses of Ferric Iron and Stable Carbon Isotopes to Reconstruct Hydrogen Production [Abstract], AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Abstract

Greenberger, R.N., Mustard, J.F., Cloutis, E.A., Pratt, L.M., Sauer, P.E., Mann, P., Turner, K. and Dyar, M.D. 2014. Understanding the nature of water-rock interactions in a serpentizing system: Implications for planetary exploration and subsurface habitability [Abstract], Geological Soc. America Annual Meeting. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Abstract

Webster, K., Lagarde, L.R., Sauer, P.E., Schimmelmann, A., Lennon, J.T. and Boston, P.J. 2014. Hydrogen and Carbon Stable Isotopic Compositions and Concentrations of Methane in Cave Air of Cueva de Villa Luz, Tabasco, Mexico [Abstract], AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco. Abstract

Topalov, K., Schimmelmann, A., Polly, P.D., Sauer, P.E. and Lowry, M. 2013. Environmental, trophic and ecological factors influencing bone collagen δ2H. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 111:88-104. DOI

Shanahan, T.M., Hughen, K.A., Ampel, L., Sauer, P.E. and Fornace, K. 2013. Environmental controls on the 2H/1H values of terrestrial leaf waxes in the eastern Canadian Arctic. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 119:286-301. DOI

Ciotoli, G., Etiope, G., Florindo, F., Marra, F., Ruggiero, L. and Sauer, P.E. 2013. Sudden deep gas eruption nearby Rome's airport of Fiumicino. Geophysical Research Letters, DOI

Webster, Kevin D, Schimmelmann, A, Drobniak, A., Mastalerz, M., Etiope, G., Sauer, P.E. and Lennon, J.T. 2013. Methane dynamics in limestone caves [Abstract]. Geological Soc. America Annual meeting, 27-30 October 2013 [Student presentation]

Górka, M., P.E. Sauer, D. Lewicka–Szczebak and M.–O. Jedrysek 2011. Carbon isotope signature of dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) in precipitation and atmospheric CO2. Environmental Pollution 159, 294–301. DOI

Gröcke, D. R., van Hardenbroek, M., Sauer, P. and Elias, S. 2011. Hydrogen Isotopes in Beetle Chitin. In: Gupta, S. N. (Ed.), Chitin: formation and diagenesis. Springer.

Lis, G. P. and Sauer, P. E. 2010. Ranges of hydrogen isotope ratios in natural materials. In: Beauchemin, D. and Matthews, D.E. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 5. Elsevier.

Górka, M., P.E. Sauer, D. Lewicka–Szczebak, and M.–O. Jedrysek (2011) Carbon isotope signature of dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) in precipitation and atmospheric CO2. Environmental Pollution 159, 294–301. DOI

Gröcke, D.R., van Hardenbroek, M., Sauer, P. and Elias, S. 2011. Hydrogen Isotopes in Beetle Chitin. In: Gupta, S.N. (Ed.), Chitin: formation and diagenesis. Springer.

Lis, G.P. and Sauer, P.E. 2010. Ranges of hydrogen isotope ratios in natural materials. In: Beauchemin, D. and Matthews, D.E. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 5. Elsevier.

Sauer, P.E. 2010. Use of stable isotopes to study climate. In: Beauchemin, D., and Matthews, D.E. (Ed.),The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 5. Elsevier.

Sauer, P.E. and Lis, G.P. 2010. Ranges of oxygen isotopes in natural materials. In: Beauchemin, D., and Matthews, D.E. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry, Vol. 5. Elsevier.

Schimmelmann, A. and Sauer, P.E. 2010. Methods to prepare water as H2 for IRMS measurement of 2H. In: Matthews, D.E. (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry. Elsevier.

Sauer, P.E., Schimmelmann, A., Sessions, A.L. and Topalov, K. 2009. Simplified batch equilibration for D/H determination of non-exchangeable hydrogen in solid organic material. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 23(7):949-956. DOI

Schimmelmann, A., Mastalerz, M., Gao, L., Sauer, P.E. and Topalov, K. 2009. Dike intrusions into bituminous coal, Illinois Basin: H, C, N, O isotopic responses to rapid and brief heating. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73:6264-6281. DOI

Schimmelmann, A., Albertino, A., Sauer, P.E., Qi, H., Molinie, R. and Mesnard, F. 2009. Nicotine, acetanilide and urea multi-level 2H–, 13C– and 15N–abundance reference materials for continuous–flow isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 23:3513-3521. DOI

In Preparation

Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., Haines, P.W., Sauer, P.E., Schimmelmann, A., Summons, R.E., Foster, C.B., Böttcher, M.E., Playton, T. and Schwark, L. (in press). Changes of palaeoenvironmental conditions recorded in Late Devonian reef systems from the Canning Basin, Western Australia: A biomarker and stable isotope approach. Gondwana Research . DOI