Publications

*student author

65. Cramer, B.D., Peate, D.W., and Saltzman, M.R., 2021, GSA Statement on Diversity and a Challenge to the Society, Geoscience Departments, and the Geoscience Community at Large, v. 31 (1), p. 334-6.

64. Edwards, C.T., Fike, D.A., Saltzman, M.R., 2019, Testing carbonate-associated sulfate (CAS) extraction methods for sulfur isotope stratigraphy: A case study of a Lower-Middle Ordovician carbonate succession, Shingle Pass, Nevada, USA: Chemical Geology, v. 529, 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2019.119297

63. *Adiatma, Y.D., Saltzman, M.R., Young, S.A., Griffith, E.M., Kozik, N.P., Edwards, C.T.,Leslie, S.A., Bancroft, A.M., 2019. Did early land plants produce a stepwise change in atmospheric oxygen during the late Ordovician (Sandbian ~458 Ma)? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, V. 534, 15 November 2019, 10934.

62. Kozik, N.P., Young, S.A., Bowman, C.N., Saltzman, M.R., and Them, T.R., 2019. Middle–Upper Ordovician (Darriwilian–Sandbian) paired carbon and sulfur isotope stratigraphy from the Appalachian Basin, USA: Implications for dynamic redox conditions spanning the peak of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 520, p. 188-202. doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.01.032

61. Liu, J., Algeo, T.J., Qie, W., Saltzman, M.R., 2019, Intensified oceanic circulation during Early Carboniferous cooling events: Evidence from carbon and nitrogen isotopes: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.10.021  

60. Welch, S.A., Sheets, J.M., Place, M.C., Saltzman, M.R., Edwards, C.T., Gupta, N., and Cole, D.R., 2019, Assessing geochemical reactions during CO2 injection into an oil-bearing reef in the Northern Michigan basin: Applied Geochemistry, v. 100, p. 380-392.

59. Lu, W., Ridgwell, A., Thomas, E, Hardisty, D.S., Luo, G., Algeo, T.J., Saltzman, M.R., Gill, B.C., Shen, Y., et al., and Lu, Z., 2018, Late inception of a resiliently oxygenated upper ocean: Science, v. 361, Issue 6398, pp. 174-177.

58. Schachat, S.R., Labandeira, C.C., Saltzman, M.R., Cramer, B.D., Payne, J.L., and Boyce, C.K., 2018, Phanerozoic pO2 and the early evolution of terrestrial animals: Proceedings of the Royal Society Society B, v. 285, art#20172631. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.2631

57. *Edwards, C.T., Fike, D.A., Saltzman, M.R., Lu, W., and Lu, Z., 2018, Evidence for local and global redox conditions at an Early Ordovician (Tremadocian) mass extinction: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 481, p. 125-135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2017.10.002

56. *Edwards, C.T., Saltzman, M.R., Royer, D.L., and Fike, D.A., 2017, Oxygenation as a driver of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event: Nature Geoscience, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-017-0006-3

55. Saltzman, M.R., 2017, Silicate weathering, volcanic degassing, and the climate tug of war: Geology, v. 45, p. 763-764. Saltzman_2017 Geology

54. Saltzman, M.R., and *Edwards, C.T., 2017, Gradients in the carbon isotopic composition of Ordovician shallow water carbonates: A potential pitfall in estimates of ancient CO2 and O2 estimates: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v. 464, p. 46-54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2017.02.011

53. Bachan, A., Lau, K., Saltzman, M.R., Thomas, E., Kump, L.R., and Payne, J., 2017, A model for the decrease in amplitude of carbon isotope excursions throughout the Phanerozoic: American Journal of Science, v. 317, p. 641-676. http://www.ajsonline.org/content/317/6/641.abstract

52. Lenton, T.M., Dahl, T.W., Daines, S.J., Mills, B.J.W., Ozaki, K., Saltzman, M.R., and Porada, P., 2016, Earliest land plants created modern levels of atmospheric oxygen: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v. 113, p. 9704–9709. doi:10.1073/pnas.1604787113

51. Algeo, T.J., Marenco, P.J., and Saltzman, M.R., 2016, Co-evolution of oceans, climate, and the biosphere during the ‘Ordovician Revolution’: A review: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.05.015

50. Young, S.A., Gill, B.C., *Edwards, C.T., Saltzman, M.R., and Leslie, S.A., 2016,  Middle-Late Ordovician (Darriwilian-Sandbian) decoupling of global sulfur and carbon cycles: isotopic evidence from eastern and southern Laurentia: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 458, p. 118-132. . doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.09.040

49. *Edwards, C.T. and Saltzman, M.R., 2016, Paired carbon isotopic analysis of Ordovician bulk carbonate (d13Ccarb) and organic matter (d13Corg) spanning the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. v. 458, p. 102-117. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.08.005

48.  Saltzman, M.R., *Edwards, C.T., Adrain, J.M., and Westrop, S.R., 2015, Persistent oceanic anoxia and elevated extinction rates separate the Cambrian and Ordovician radiations: Geology, v. 43, p. 807-810. DOI:10.1130/G36814.1 saltzmanetal-geology-2015

47. *Edwards, C.T., Saltzman, M.R., Leslie, S.A., Bergström, S.M., Sedlacek, A.R.C., Howard, A., Bauer, J.A., Sweet, W.C., and Young, S.A., 2015, Strontium isotope (87Sr/86Sr) stratigraphy of Ordovician bulk carbonate: implications for preservation of primary seawater values: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 127, p. 1275-1289. Edwards et al. 2015

46. *Sedlacek, A.R.C., Saltzman, M.R., Algeo, T.J., Horacek, M., Brandner, R., Foland, K., Denniston, R.F., 2014, Strontium isotope stratigraphy from the Early Triassic of Zal, Iran: Linking temperature to weathering rates and prolonged recovery: Geology, v. 42, p. 779-782. Sedlacek et al. 2014

45. Saltzman, M.R., *Edwards, C.T., Leslie, S.A., Dwyer, G. S., Bauer, J.A., Repetski, J.E., Harris, A.G., and Bergström, S.M., 2014, Calibration of a conodont apatite-based Ordovician 87Sr/86Sr curve to biostratigraphy and geochronology: Implications for stratigraphic resolution: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 126, p. 1551-1568. Saltzman_etal_2014

44. *Edwards, C.T. and Saltzman, M.R., 2014, Carbon isotope (d13Ccarb) stratigraphy of   the Lower–Middle Ordovician (Tremadocian–Darriwilian) in the Great Basin, western United States: implications for global correlation: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, v. 399, p. 1-20. Edwards_Saltzman_2014

43. Saltzman, M.R. and *Sedlacek, A.R.C., 2013, Chemostratigraphy indicates a relatively complete Late Permian to Early Triassic sequence in the western United States, Geology, v. 41, p. 399-402.  saltzman-sedlacek_2013

42. Saltzman, M.R. and Thomas, E., 2012, Carbon isotope stratigraphy, The Geologic Time Scale 2012, eds Gradstein, F., Ogg, J., Schmitz, M.D., and Ogg, G., p. 207-232. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-59425-9.00011-1 Saltzman_Thomas_GTS-2012

41. Saltzman, M.R., *Young, S.A., Kump, L.R., Gill, B.C., Lyons, T.W., and Runnegar, B., 2011, A pulse of atmospheric oxygen during the late Cambrian. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. v. 108, p. 3876-3881. doi/10.1073/pnas.1011836108 Saltzmanetal_PNAS-2011

40. Gill, B.C., Lyons, T.W., *Young, S.A., Kump, L.R., Knoll, A.H., and Saltzman, M.R., 2011, Geochemical evidence for widespread euxinia in the Later Cambrian ocean, Nature, v. 469, p. 80-83. gill-etal_2011_SPICE

39. Elrick, M., Rieboldt, S., Saltzman, M., and McKay, R.M., 2011, Oxygen-isotope trends and seawater temperature changes across the Late Cambrian Steptoean positive carbon-isotope excursion (SPICE event): Geology, v. 39, p. 987-990.

38. Cramer, B.D., Brett, C.E., Melchin, M.J., Mannik, P., Kleffner, M., McLaughlin, P.I., Loydell, D.K., Munnecke, A., Jeppsson, L., Corradini, C., Brunton, F.R., and Saltzman, M.R., 2011, Revised correlation of Silurian Provincial Series of North America with global and regional stratigraphic units and δ13C stratigraphy: Lethaia, v. 44, p. 185-202. Cramer et al 2011 (Lethaia)

37. *Young, S.A., Saltzman, M.R., Ausich, W.A., Desrochers, A., and Kaljo, D., 2010, Did changes in atmospheric CO2 coincide with latest Ordovician glacial-interglacial cycles?, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 296, p. 376-388. youngetal_2010

36. *Gouldey, J., Saltzman, M.R., Young S.A., and Kaljo, D., Strontium and carbon isotope stratigraphy of the Llandovery (Early Silurian): Implications for tectonics and weathering, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 296, p. 264-275. Gouldey_et-al_2010

35. *Cramer, B.D., Loydell, D.K., Samtleben, C., Munnecke, A., Kaljo, D., Männik, P., Martma, T., Jeppsson, L., Kleffner, M.A., Barrick, J.E., Johnson, C.A., Emsbo, P., Joachimski, M.M., Saltzman, M.R., 2010, Testing the limits of Paleozoic chronostratigraphic correlation via high-resolution (<500 kyr) integrated conodont, graptolite, and carbon isotope (d13C-carb) biochemostratigraphy across the Llandovery-Wenlock (Silurian) boundary: Is a unified Phanerozoic timescale achievable? Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 122, 1710-1719. Cramer et al 2010 (GSA Bulletin)

34. Bergström, S.M., Schmitz, B., Saltzman, M.R., and Huff, W.D., 2010, The Upper Ordovician Guttenberg δ13C excursion (GICE) in North America and Baltoscandia: Occurrence, chronostratigraphic significance, and paleoenvironmental relationships: Geological Society of America Special Paper 466, p.37-68.

33. *Young, S.A., Saltzman, M.R., Foland, K., Linder, J., and Kump, L., 2009, A major drop in seawater 87Sr/86Sr during the Middle Ordovician (Darriwilian): Links to volcanism and climate?, Geology, v. 37, p. 951-954. young_etal_2009_final

32. Bergström, S.M., Xu, C., Schmitz, B., Young, S., Rong, J., and Saltzman, M.R., 2009, First documentation of the Ordovician Guttenberg d13C excursion (GICE) in Asia: chemostratigraphy of the Pagoda and Yanwashan formations in southeastern China, Geological Magazine, v. 146, p. 1-11, doi:10.1017/S0016756808005748. bergstrometal_2009

31. *Cramer, B.D., Saltzman, M.R., Day, J.E., and Witzke, B.J., 2008, Lithological Expression of global positive carbon isotope excursions in epeiric sea settings: Carbonate production, organic carbon burial, and oceanography during the late Famennian, in Pratt, B.R. and Holmden, C., eds., Geological Association of Canada Special Publication 48, p. 103-118.  Cramer et al 2008

30. *Young, S.A., Saltzman, M.R., Bergström, S.M., Leslie, S.A., and Chen X., 2008, Paired δ13Ccarb and δ13Corg records of Upper Ordovician (Sandbian-Katian) carbonates in North America and China: Implications for paleoceanographic change, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 207, p. 166-178.  youngetal_2008

29. *Cramer, B.S., and Saltzman, M.R., 2007, Early Silurian paired δ13Ccarb and δ13Corg analyses from the Midcontinent of North America: Implications for paleoceanography and paleoclimate, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 256, p. 195-203.  Cramer_2007_org

28. *Cramer, B.S., and Saltzman, M.R., 2007, Fluctuations in epeiric sea carbonate production during Silurian positive carbon isotope excursions: A review of proposed paleoceanographic models, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 245, p. 37-45.  Cramer_2007_rev

27. Gill, B.C., Lyons, T.W., and Saltzman, M.R., 2007, Parallel, high-resolution carbon and sulfur isotope records of the evolving Paleozoic marine sulfur reservoir, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 256, p. 156-173.  gilletal_2007

26. Babcock, L.E., Robison, R.A., Rees, M.N., Peng, S.C., and Saltzman, M.R., 2007, The global boundary stratotype section and point (GSSP) of the Drumian stage (Cambrian) in the Drum mountains, Utah, USA, Episodes, v. 30, p. 85-95.

25. *Barta, N.C., Bergström, S.M., and Saltzman, M.R., 2007, First Record of the Ordovician Guttenberg 13C Excursion (GICE) in New York State and Ontario: Local and Regional Chronostratigraphic Implications, Northeastern Geology and Environmental Sciences, v. 29, p. 276-298.

24. *Cramer, B.D., Kleffner, M.A., and Saltzman, M.R., 2006, The Late Wenlock Mulde positive carbon isotope excursion in North America, GFF, v. 128, p. 85-90. cramer_2006_GFF

23. *Cramer, B.D., Saltzman, M.R., Kleffner, M.A., 2006, Spatial and Temporal Variability in Organic Carbon Burial during Global Positive Carbon Isotope Excursions: New Insight from High Resolution carbon isotope Stratigraphy from the Type Area of the Niagaran Provincial Series, Stratigraphy, v. 2, no. 4, p. 327-340.  cramer_stratigraphy_06

22. Bergström, S.M., Saltzman, M.R., and Schmitz, B., 2006, First record of the Hirnantian (Upper Ordovician) d13C excursion in the North American midcontinent and its regional implications: Geological Magazine, v. 143, p. 657-678.

21. Albanesi GL, Carrera MG, Canas FL, Saltzman M.R., 2006, A proposed Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point for the base of the Middle Ordovician series: The Niquivil section, Precordillera of San Juan, Argentina: Episodes, v. 29, p. 1-15.

20. Saltzman, M.R., 2005, Phosphorus, nitrogen, and the redox evolution of the Paleozoic oceans: Geology, v. 33, p. 573-576. geology_2005_PN

19. Saltzman, M.R. and *Young, S.A., 2005, A long-lived glaciation in the Late Ordovician?: Isotopic and sequence stratigraphic evidence from western Laurentia: Geology, v. 33, p. 109-112. geology_young_2005

18. *Cramer, B.D., and Saltzman, M.R., 2005, Sequestration of 12C in the deep ocean during the early Wenlock (Silurian) positive carbon isotope excursion, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 219, p. 333-349. cramer and saltzman_05

17. *Young, S.A., Saltzman, M.R., and Bergström, S.A., 2005, Late Ordovician (Mohawkian) carbon isotope (d13C) stratigraphy in Eastern and Central North America: regional expression of a perturbation of the global carbon cycle, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 222, p. 53-76. young et al_2005

16. Cowan, C., Fox, D.L., Runkel, A.C., and Saltzman, M.R., 2005, Terrestrial-marine carbon cycle coupling in ~500 million year-old phosphatic brachiopods, Geology, v. 33, p. 661-664.

15. Saltzman, M.R., Groessens, E., and Zhuravlev, A.V., 2004, Carbon cycle models based on extreme changes in d13C: An example from the Lower Mississippian: Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 213, p. 351-369. P3_2004_dinant

14. Saltzman, M.R., Runkel, A.C., Cowan, C.A., Runnegar, B., Stewart, M.C., and Palmer, A.R., 2004, The upper Cambrian SPICE (d13C) event and the Sauk II-Sauk III regression: New evidence from Laurentian basins in Utah, Iowa and Newfoundland: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 74, p. 366-377.  jsr_2004_spice

13. Peng, S., Babcock, L.E., Robison, R.A., Huanling, L., Rees, M.N. and Saltzman, M.R., 2004, Global Standard Stratotype-Section And Point for the Furongian Series and Paibian Stage (Cambrian), Lethaia, v. 37, p.365-378.

12. Bergström, S.M., Huff, W.D., Saltzman, M.R., Kolata, D.R., and Leslie, S.A., 2004, The greatest volcanic ash falls in the Phanerozoic: Trans-Atlantic relations of the Ordovician Millbrig and Kinnekulle K-bentonites: Sedimentary Record, v.2 (4), p.4-8.

11. Saltzman, M.R., 2003, Organic carbon burial and phosphogenesis in the Antler foreland basin: An out of phase relationship during the Lower Mississippian: Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 73, p. 844-855.  JSR_2003_KO

10. Saltzman, M.R.., 2003, The Late Paleozoic Ice Age: Oceanic gateway or pCO2? Geology, v. 31 , p. 151-154. Geology_2003_Carbonif

9. Saltzman, M.R., 2002, Carbon isotope (d13C) stratigraphy across the Silurian-Devonian transition in North America: Evidence for a perturbation of the global carbon cycle: Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 187, p. 83-100. P3_2002_SD

8. Saltzman, M.R., 2002, Carbon and oxygen isotope stratigraphy of the Lower Mississippian (Kinderhookian-early Osagean), western United States: Implications for seawater chemistry and glaciation: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 114, p. 96-108. gsab_2002

7. Saltzman, M.R., 2001, Silurian d13C stratigraphy: A view from North America,  Geology, v. 29, p. 671-674. geol_2001_silurian

6. Denniston, R.F., Gonzalez, L.A., Asmerom, Y., Polyak, V., Reagan, M.K., and Saltzman, M.R., 2001, A high-resolution speleothem record of climatic variability at the Allerød-Younger Dryas transition in Missouri, central United States: Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 176, p. 147-155.

5. Saltzman, M.R., Brasier, M.D., Ripperdan, R.L., Ergaliev, G.K., Lohmann, K.C., Robison, R.A., Chang, W.T., Peng, S. and Runnegar, B., 2000, A global carbon isotope excursion during the Late Cambrian: Relation to trilobite extinctions, organic-matter burial and sea level, Palaeogeography, Palaeoceanography, Palaeoclimatology, v. 162, p. 211-224. P3_2000_spice

4. Saltzman, M.R., Gonzalez, L.A. and Lohmann, KC, 2000, Earliest Carboniferous cooling step triggered by the Antler Orogeny?,  Geology, v. 28, p. 347-350. geol_2000_isosticha 

3. Saltzman, M.R., 1999, Upper Cambrian carbonate platform evolution, Elvinia and Taenicephalus trilobite zones, northwestern Wyoming. Journal of Sedimentary Research, v. 69, p. 926-938. jsr_1999

2. Saltzman, M.R., Runnegar, B. and Lohmann, K.C., 1998, Carbon-isotope stratigraphy of the Pterocephaliid Biomere in the eastern Great Basin: Record of a global oceanographic event during the Late Cambrian. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 110, p. 285-297. Saltzman_gsab_1998_spice

1. Saltzman, M.R., Davidson, J.P., Holden, P., Lohmann, K.C. and Runnegar, B., 1995, Sea level-driven changes in ocean chemistry at an Upper Cambrian extinction horizon, western United States. Geology, v. 23, p. 893-896. Geology_1995