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September 20, 2019
We are pleased to welcome Dr. Pedro Monarrez as a post-doctoral fellow and Jood Al Aswad, Michael Pimentel, and Cecilia Thomas as graduate students in the lab. [And we promise an updated lab photo, which is long overdue.]
July 16, 2019

Latest Publications

Pinsky et al 2019 Nature

Pinsky ML, McCauley DJ, Sunday JM, Payne JL, and Eikeset AM. 2019. Greater vulnerability to warming of marine versus terrestrial ectotherms. Nature 569:108-111. DOI:10.1038/s41586-019-1132-4

Saulsbury et al 2019 Paleobiology

Saulsbury J, Moss DK, Ivany LC, Kowalewski M, Lindberg D, Gillooly JF, Heim NA, McClain CR, Payne JL, Roopnarine PD, Schöne BR, Goodwin D, and Finnegan S. Evaluating the influences of temperature, primary production, and evolutionary history on bivalve growth rates. Paleobiology 45:405-420. DOI:10.1017/pab.2019.20

Smith et al 2019 QSR

Smith FA, Elliott Smith R, Lyons SK, Payne JL, Villaseñor A. 2019. The accelerating influence of humans on mammalian macroecological patterns over the late Quaternary. Quaternary Science Reviews 211:1-16. DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.02.031

Featured Publications

Schachat et al oxygen and animals

Schachat SR, Labandiera CC, Saltzman MR, Cramer BD, Payne JL, and Boyce CK. Phanerozoic pO2 and the early evolution of terrestrial animals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285:20172631. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2017.2631

Bachan et al 2017 AJS

Bachan A, Lau KV, Saltzman MR, Thomas E, Kump LR, and Payne JL. A model for the decrease in amplitude of carbon isotope excursions across the Phanerozoic. American Journal of Science 317:641-676. DOI:10.2475/06.2017.01

Lau et al 2016 PNAS

Lau KV, Maher K, Altiner D, Kelley BM, Kump LR, Lehrmann DJ, Silva-Tamayo JC, Yu M, and Payne JL. 2016. Marine anoxia and delayed Earth system recovery after end-Permian extinction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113:2360-2365. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1515080113