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Prissel, K.B., Krawczunski, M.J., Nie, N.X., Dauphas, N., Aarons, S.M., Heard, A.W., Hu, M.Y, Alp, E., Zhao, J., Iron, titanium, and magnesium isotopic evidence for diffusion-limited reaction of lunar magma ocean cumulates in mare basalt source regions, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, accepted.

Huang, L., Tissot, F.L.H., Ibañez-Mejia, M., Forsch, K., Arendt, C. Choy, C.A., Aarons, S.M., High-precision zirconium isotope analysis of Pacific seawater reveals large mass-dependent fractionations in the ocean, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 365, 202-214, 2024.


Zhang, Z., Dauphas, N., Johnson, A.C., Aarons, S.M., Bennett, V.C., Nutman, A.P., MacLennan, S., Schoene, B., Titanium and iron isotopic records of granitoid crust production in diverse Archean cratons, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 620, 118342, 2023.

Aarons, S.M., Dauphas, N., Greber, N.D., Roskosz, M., Bouchez, J., Carley, T., Liu, X.-M., Rudnick, R.L., Gaillardet, J., Titanium transport and isotopic fractionation in the Critical Zone, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 352, 175-193, 2023.



Maltz, M.R., Carey, C.J., Freund, H., Botthoff, J., Hart, S.C.,  Stajich, J.E., Aarons, S. Aciego, S., Blakowski, M., Dove, N.C., Barnes, M., Pombubpa, N., Aronson, E.L., Landscape topography and regional drought alters dust microbiomes in the Sierra Nevada of California, Frontiers in Microbiology,


Aarons, S.M., Johnson, A.C., Rader, S.T. Forming Earth's continental crust: A non-traditional stable isotope perspective, in special issue of Elements "Heavy Stable Isotopes: From Crystals to Planets", Elements: An International Magazine of Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Petrology, 17(6), 413-418, 2021

Aarons, S.M., Dauphas, N., Zeng, Z., Blanchard, M., Nie, N.X., Greber, N.D., Johnson, A.C., Clues from ab initio calculations on titanium isotopic fractionation in tholeiitic and calc-alkaline magma series, ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 5(9), 2466-2480, 2021.

Nie, N.X., Dauphas, N., Alp, E.E., Zeng, H., Sio, C.K., Hu, J.Y., Chen, X., Aarons, S.M., Zhang, Z., Tian, H.-C., Wang. D., Prissel, K.B., Greer, J., Bi, W., Hu, M.Y., Zhao, J., Shahar, A., Roskosz, M., Teng, F.-Z., Krawczynski, M.J., Heck, P.R., Spear, F.S. Iron, magnesium, and titanium isotopic fractionations between garnet, ilmenite, fayalite, biotite, and tourmaline: results from NRIXS, ab initio, and study of mineral separates from Moosilauke metapelite, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 302, 18-45, 2021.

Heard, A.W, Aarons, S.M., Hofmann, A., He, X., Ireland, T., Bekker, A., Qin, L., Dauphas, N. Anoxic continental surface weathering conditions in the Mesoarchean Pongola Supergroup, South Africa, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 295, 1-23, 2021.


Aarons, S. M., Reimink, J.R., Greber, N.D., Heard, A.W., Zhang, Z., and Dauphas, N., Titanium isotopes constrain a magmatic transition at the Hadean-Archean boundary in the Acasta Gneiss Complex, Science Advances, 6, eabc9959, 2020.


Aarons, S. M., Arvin, L. J., Aciego, S. M., Riebe, C. S., Johnson, K. R., Blakowski, M. A., ... Aronson, E. L. (2019). Competing droughts affect dust delivery to Sierra Nevada. Aeolian Research, 41(100545). doi: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2019.100545

Johnson, A. C., Aarons, S. M., Dauphas, N., Nie, N. X., Zeng, H., Helz, R. T., ... Anbar, A. D. (2019). Titanium isotopic fractionation in Kilauea Iki lava lake driven by oxide crystallization. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 264, 180-190. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.08.022

Aarons, S. M., Aciego, S. M., McConnell, J. R., Delmonte, B., Baccolo, G. (2019). Dust transport to the Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, during the last interglacial. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(4), 2261-2270. doi: 10.1029/2018gl081887



Aarons, S. M., Blakowski, M. A., Aciego, S. M., Stevenson, E. I., Sims, K. W. W., Scott, S. R., & Aarons, C. (2017). Geochemical characterization of critical dust source regions in the American West. Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 215, 141-161. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.07.024

Arendt, C. A., Aciego, S. M., Sims, K. W. W., & Aarons, S. M. (2017). Seasonal progression of uranium series isotopes in subglacial meltwater: Implications for subglacial storage time. Chemical Geology, 467, 42-52. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.07.007

Aarons, S. M., Aciego, S. M., Arendt, C. A., Blakowski, M. A., Steigmeyer, A., Gabrielli, P., ... Pratt, K. A. (2017). Dust composition changes from Taylor Glacier (East Antarctica) during the last glacial-interglacial transition: A multi-proxy approach. Quaternary Science Reviews, 162, 60-71. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.03.011

Chellman, N., McConnell, J. R., Arienzo, M., Pederson, G. T., Aarons, S. M., & Csank, A. (2017). Reassessment of the Upper Fremont Glacier Ice-Core Chronologies by Synchronizing of Ice-Core-Water Isotopes to a Nearby Tree-Ring Chronology. Environmental Science & Technology, 51(8), 4230-4238. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b06574

Aciego, S. M., Riebe, C. S., Hart, S. C., Blakowski, M. A., Carey, C. J., Aarons, S. M., ... Aronson, E. L. (2017). Dust outpaces bedrock in nutrient supply to montane forest ecosystems. Nature Communications, 8. doi: 10.1038/ncomms148002



Aarons, S. M., Aciego, S. M., Gabrielli, P., Delmonte, B., Koornneef, J. M., Uglietti, C., ... Bouman, C. (2016). Ice core record of dust sources in the western United States over the last 300 years. Chemical Geology, 442, 160-173. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.09.006

Aarons, S. M., Aciego, S. M., Gabrielli, P., Delmonte, B., Koornneef, J. M., Wegner, A., & Blakowski, M. A. (2016). The impact of glacier retreat from the Ross Sea on local climate: Characterization of mineral dust in the Taylor Dome ice core, East Antarctica. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 444, 34-44. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.03.035




Aciego, S. M., Aarons, S. M., & Sims, K. W. W. (2015). The uranium-isotopic composition of Saharan dust collected over the central Atlantic Ocean. Aeolian Research, 17, 61-66. doi: 10.1016/j.aeolia.2015.01.003



Aarons, S. M., Aciego, S. M., & Gleason, J. D. (2013). Variable HfSrNd radiogenic isotopic compositions in a Saharan dust storm over the Atlantic: Implications for dust flux to oceans, ice sheets and the terrestrial biosphere. Chemical Geology, 349-350, 18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2013.04.010

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