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Petrenko, V.V., A.M. Smith, H. Schaefer, K. Riedel, E. Brook, D. Baggenstos, C. Harth, Q. Hua,C. Buizert, A. Schilt, X. Fain, L. Mitchell, T. Bauska, A. Orsi, R.F. Weiss, J.P. Severinghaus. Minimal geological methane emissions during the Younger Dryas–Preboreal abrupt warming event. 2017. Nature, 548, 443–446. Full Text

Baggenstos,D. T.K. Bauska, J.P. Severinghaus, J.E. Lee, H. Schaefer, C. Buizert, E.J. Brook, S. Shackleton, V.V. Petrenko. Atmospheric gas records from Taylor Glacier, Antarctica, reveal ancient ice with ages spanning the entire last glacial cycle. 2017. Climate of the Past, 13, 943–958. Full Text

Bertler, N. A. N., et al. (2017), The Ross Sea Dipole - Temperature, Snow Accumulation and Sea Ice Variability in the Ross Sea Region, Antarctica, over the Past 2,700 Years, Clim. Past Discuss.2017, 1-31, doi:10.5194/cp-2017-95. Full Text

Bauska, T., D. Baggenstos, E.J. Brook, A. Mix, S. Marcott, V.V. Petrenko, H. Schaefer, J.P. Severinghaus, J.E. Lee. Carbon isotopes characterize rapid changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide during the last deglaciation. 2016. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,113, 3465–3470. Full Text

Petrenko, V.V., J.P. Severinghaus, H. Schaefer, A.M. Smith, T. Kuhl, D. Baggenstos, Q. Hua, E.J. Brook, P. Rose, R. Kulin, T. Bauska, C. Harth, C. Buizert, A. Orsi, G. Emanuele, J. E. Lee, G. Brailsford, R. Keeling, R.F. Weiss. 2016. Measurements of 14C in ancient ice from Taylor Glacier, Antarctica constrain in situ cosmogenic 14CH4 and 14CO production rates. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 177, 62 – 77. Full Text 

Winton, V.H.L., Edwards, R., Delmonte, B., Ellis, A.,  Andersson, P.S., Bowie, A., Bertler, N.A.N., Neff, P., and Tuohy, A. Multiple sources of soluble atmospheric iron to Antarctic waters. 2016. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. doi:10.1002/2015GB005265. Full Text

Legrand, M., McConnell, J., Fischer, H., Wolff, E. W., Preunkert, S., Arienzo, M., Chellman, N., Leuenberger, D., Maselli, O., Place, P., Sigl, M., Schüpbach, S., and Flannigan, M. Boreal fire records in Northern Hemisphere ice cores: a review. 2016. Clim. Past, 12, 2033-2059. Full Text

Tuohy, A., Bertler, N., Neff, P., Edwards, R., Emanuelsson, D., Beers, T., and Mayewski P. Transport and deposition of heavy metals in the Ross Sea Region, Antarctica. 2015. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. doi: 10.1002/2015JD023293. Full Text

Neff, P.D. and Bertler, N.A.N. Trajectory modeling of modern dust flux to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. 2015. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120, 9309-9322. doi: 10.1002/2015JD023304. Full Text

WAIS Divide Project Members (incl. P. Neff) Precise interpolar phasing of abrupt climate change during the last ice age. 2015. Nature, 520, 661-665. doi: 10.1038/nature14401. Full Text

Neff, P.D. A review of the brittle ice zone in polar ice cores. 2014. Annals of Glaciology, 55(68), 72-82. doi: 10.3189/2014AoG68A023. Full Text

Souney, JM, Twickler, MS, Hargreaves, GM, Bencivengo, B, Kippenhan, M, Johnson, JA, Cravens, E, Neff, PD, Nunn, R, Orsi, AJ, Popp, TJ, Rhoades, J, Vaughn, BH, Voigt, DE, Wong, GJ and Taylor KC (2014). Core handling and processing for the WAIS Divide ice-core project. Annals of Glaciology, 55(68), 15-26, doi: 10.3189/2014AoG68A008. Full Text

Schilt, A., E.J. Brook, T.K. Bauska, D. Baggenstos, H. Fischer, F. Joos, V.V. Petrenko, H. Schaefer, J. Schmitt, J.P. Severinghaus, R. Spahni, T.F. Stocker. 2014. Isotopic constraints on marine and terrestrial N2O emissions during the last deglaciation. Nature, 516, 234 – 237. Full Text 

Buizert, C., D. Baggenstos, W. Jiang, R. Purtschert, V.V. Petrenko, Z.-T. Lu, P. Müller, T. Kuhl, J. Lee, J. P. Severinghaus and E. J. Brook. 2014. Radiometric 81Kr dating identifies 120,000 year old ice at Taylor Glacier, Antarctica. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,111, 6876-6881. Full Text

Helmig, D., V.V. Petrenko, P. Martinerie, E. Witrant, T. Roeckmann, A. Zuiderweg, R. Holzinger, J. Hueber, C. Stephens, J. White, W. Sturges, A. Baker, T. Blunier, D. Etheridge, M. Rubino and P. Tans. 2014. Reconstruction of Northern Hemisphere 1950 – 2010 atmospheric non-methane hydrocarbons. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,14, 1463–1483. Full Text 

Petrenko, V.V., P. Martinerie, P. Novelli, D. M. Etheridge, I. Levin, Z. Wang, G. Petron, T. Blunier, J. Chappellaz, J. Kaiser, P. Lang, L. P. Steele, F. Vogel, M. A. Leist, J. Mak, R. L. Langenfelds, J. Schwander, J. P. Severinghaus, G. Forster, W. Sturges, M. Rubino, J.W.C. White. 2013. A 60 yr record of atmospheric carbon monoxide reconstructed from Greenland firn air. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,13, 7567 - 7585. Full Text

Petrenko, V.V. Ice Core Records: Ice Margin Sites. 2013. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, 2nd ed. S.A. Elias, ed. Elsevier. Vol 2, 416 – 430. Full Text

Petrenko, V.V.. J. Severinghaus, A.M. Smith, K. Riedel, D. Baggenstos, C. Harth, A. Orsi, Q. Hua, P. Franz, Y. Takeshita, G. Brailsford, R.F. Weiss, C. Buizert, A. Dickson, and H. Schaefer. High-precision 14C measurements demonstrate production of in situ cosmogenic 14CH4 and rapid loss of in situ cosmogenic 14CO in shallow Greenland firn. 2013. Earth and Planetary Science Letters,365, 190-197. Full Text

Arnold, T., C.M. Harth, J. Mühle, P.K. Salameh, J. Kim, A.J. Manning, D.J. Ivy, L.P. Steele, V.V. Petrenko, J.P. Severinghaus, D. Baggenstos and R.F. Weiss. Nitrogen triflouride global emissions estimated from revised and updated atmosopheric measurements. 2013. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 2029-2034. Full Text

Steig, E.J., Ding, Q., White, J.W.C., Küttel, M., Rupper, S.B., Neumann, T.A., Neff, P.D., Gallant, A.J.E., Mayewski, P.A., Taylor, K.C., Hoffmann, G., Dixon, D.A., Schoenemann, S.W., Markle, B.R., Fudge, T.J., Schneider, D.P., Schauer, A.J., Teel, R.P., Vaughn, B.H., Burgener, L., Williams, J. and Korotkikh, E. Recent climate and ice-sheet changes in West Antarctica compared with the past 2,000 years. 2013. Nature Geoscience, 6(5), 372-375. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1778. Full Text

WAIS Divide Project Members (incl. P Neff). Onset of deglacial warming in West Antarctica driven by local orbital forcing. 2013. Nature, 500, 440-444. doi: 10.1038/nature12376. Full Text

Zuiderweg, A., R. Holzinger, P. Martinerie, R. Schneider, J. Kaiser, E. Witrant, D. Etheridge, M. Rubino, V. Petrenko, T. Blunier, and T. Röckmann. 2013. Extreme 13C depletion of CCl2F2 in firn air samples from NEEM, Greenland. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics13, 599 - 609. Full Text

Buizert, C., V.V. Petrenko, J. L. Kavanaugh, K.M. Cuffey, N.A. Lifton, E.J. Brook, J.P. Severinghaus. 2012. In-situ cosmogenic radiocarbon production and 2-D ice flow line modeling for an Antarctic blue ice area. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface,117, F02029, doi:10.1029/2011JF002086. Full Text

Buizert, C., P. Martinerie, V.V. Petrenko, J.P. Severinghaus, C.M. Trudinger, E. Witrant, J.L. Rosen, A.J. Orsi, M. Rubino, D.M. Etheridge, L.P. Steele, C. Hogan, J. C. Laube, W.T. Sturges, V.A. Levchenko, A.M. Smith, I. Levin, T.J. Conway, E.J. Dlugokencky, P.M. Lang, K. Kawamura, T.M. Jenk, J.W.C. White, T. Sowers, J. Schwander, and T. Blunier. 2012. Gas transport in firn: multiple tracer characterization and model intercomparison for NEEM, Northern Greenland. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,12, 4259–4277. Full Text

Neff, P.D., Steig, E.J., Clark, D.H., McConnell, J.R., Pettit, E.C. and Menounos, B. Ice-core net snow accumulation and seasonal snow chemistry at a temperate-glacier site: Mount Waddington, southwest British Columbia, Canada. 2012. Journal of Glaciology, 58(212), 1165-1175. doi: 10.3189/2012JoG12J078. Full Text

Wang, Z., J. Chappellaz, P. Martinerie, K. Park, V.V. Petrenko, E. Witrant, T. Blunier, C. A. M. Brenninkmeijer, J. E. Mak. 2012. The isotopic record of Northern Hemisphere atmospheric carbon monoxide since 1950, implications for the CO budget. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics12, 4365–4377. Full Text