Current work includes trace element analysis of fish otoliths using laser ablation, high precision metal-calcium ratios of coral and foraminifera using isotope dilution for paleoceanography, trace metal analysis of seawater, and high-throughput detrital zircon geochronology using laser ablation.
Partial List of Publications and Reports Supported by ICP-MS Analysis at UW’s TRACELAB:
Gu & Dichiara (2020). Hybridization between cellulose nanofibrils and faceted silver nanoparticles used with surface enhanced Raman scattering for trace dye detection. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.
R. Leary, P. Umhoefer, M. Smith, T. Smith, J. Saylor, N. Riggs, G. Burr, E. Lodes, D. Foley, A. Licht, M. Mueller & C. Baird (2020). Provenance of Pennsylvanian-Permian sedimentary rocks associated with the Ancestral Rocky Mountains orogeny in southwestern Laurentia: implications for continental-scale Laurentian sediment transport systems. Lithosphere 12, 88-121.
Murphy et al., (2020). Yukon River Subyearling Chinook Salmon Project Report U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Yukon River Research and Management Fund Project Report.
Austin, C. S., Bond, M. H., Smith, J. M., Lowery, E. D., & Quinn, T. P. (2019). Otolith microchemistry reveals partial migration and life history variation in a facultatively anadromous, iteroparous salmonid, bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus). Environmental Biology of Fishes, 102(1).
A. Licht, G. Dupont-Nivet, Zaw Win, Hnin Hnin Swe, Myat Kaithy, P. Roperch, D. Park, V. Littell, J. Westerweel, D. Jones, F. Poblete, Day Wa Aung, H. Huang, C. Hoorn, & Kyaing Sein (2019). Paleogene evolution of the Burmese forearc basin and implications for the history of India-Asia convergence. GSA Bulletin131 (5-6), 730-748.
M. Mueller, A. Licht, C. Campbell, F. Ocakoğlu, M. Taylor, L. Burch, T. Ugrai, M. Kaya, B. Kurtoglu, P. Coster, G. Metais & K.C. Beard (2019). Collision chronology along the Izmir-Ankara-Erzincan suture zone: Insights from the Sarıcakaya Basin, western Anatolia. Tectonics38 (10), 3652-3674.
A. V. Mueller, J. Crusius, A. Agudelo and F. Shaikh (2018) “A Novel High-Resolution Trace Metal Clean Sampler for Stationary, Profiling, and Mobile Deployment,” 2018 OCEANS – MTS/IEEE Kobe Techno-Oceans (OTO), Kobe, 2018, pp. 1-8.
Seroy & Grunbaum (2018). Individual and population level effects of ocean acidification on a predator-prey system with inducible defenses: bryozoan-nudibranch interactions in the Salish Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series.