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Adelsberger K.A., Lewis J., Dodd J.P., Hill D., Smith J.R., Garcea E.A.A. (2020): Mid‐Holocene environmental change and human occupation at Sai Island, Northern Sudan. Geoarchaeology. 2020;1–16.DOI: DOI: 10.1002/gea.21812

Del Genio, A.D., Brain, D., Noack, L., Schaefer, L. (2020): The Inner Solar System’s Habitability Through Time, book chapter in Planetary Astrobiology, Eds. Victoria Meadows, Giada Arney, David J. Des Marais, Britney Schmidt, link, arxiv:1807.04776. DOI: 10.2458/azu_uapress_9780816540068-ch016.

Gleißner, Philipp and Harry Becker (2020): New constraints on the formation of lunar mafic impact melt breccias from S-Se-Te and highly siderophile elements. MAPS. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1111/maps.13557

Grenfell, J. L., Leconte, J., Forget, F., Godolt, M., Carrión-González, Ó., Noack, L. , Tian, F., Rauer, H., Gaillard, F., Bolmont, É., Charnay, B., Turbet, M. (2020): Possible Atmospheric Diversity of Low Mass Exoplanets – Some Central Aspects, Space Sci Rev, 216:98. DOI 10.1007/s11214-020-00716-4.

Journaux, B., Kalousova, K., Sotin, Ch., Tobie, G., Vance, S., Saur, J., Bollengier, O., Noack, L., Rückriemen-Bez, T., Van Hoolst, T., Soderlund, K. M., Brown, J. M. (2020): Large ocean worlds with high-pressure ices. Space Science Reviews, 216, 7, 35 pages R.-S. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11214-019-0633-7

Kislyakova K. and L. Noack (2020): Electromagnetic induction heating as the driver of volcanic activity on massive rocky planets. Astronomy & Astrophysics, 636, L10, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202037924.

Kurzweil, F., Münker, C., Hoffmann, J.E., Schönberg, R. (2020): Stable W isotope evidence redistribution of homogeneous 182W anomalies in SW Greenland. Geochemical Perspective Letters. DOI: 10.7185/geochemlet.2024

Lammer, H., Leitzinger, M., Scherf, M., Odert, P., Burger, C., Kubyshkina, D., Johnstone, C., Maindl, T., Schäfer, C. M., Güdel, M., Tosi, N., Nikolaou, A., Marcq, E., Erkaev, N. V., Noack, L., Kislyakova, K. G., Fossati, L., Pilat-Lohinger, E., Ragossnig, F., Dorfi E. A. (2020): Constraining the early evolution of Venus and Earth through atmospheric Ar, Ne isotope and bulk K/U ratios. Icarus, 339, 113551, 1-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113551

Liu, T., Michael, G., Wünnemann, K., Becker, H., Oberst, J. (2020): Lunar megaregolith mixing by impacts: Spatial diffusion of basin melt and its implications for sample interpretation. Icarus 339, 113609. doi.org/10.1016/j.icarus.2019.113609

Noack, L. and M. Lasbleis (2020): Parameterisations of interior properties of rocky planets. An investigation of planets with Earth-like compositions but variable iron content. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 37723, A&A 638, A129 (2020), DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/202037723

Ortenzi, G., Noack, L., Sohl, F. et al. (2020): Mantle redox state drives outgassing chemistry and atmospheric composition of rocky planets. Sci Rep 10, 10907. 10.1038/s41598-020-67751-7

Secchiari, A., Gleissner, P., Li, C., Goncharov, A., Milke, R., Becker, H., Bosch, D., Montanini, A. (2020): Highly siderophile and chalcophile element behaviour in abyssal-type and supra-subduction zone mantle: New insights from the New Caledonia ophiolite. Lithos 354, 105328. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2019.105338

Taubner, R.-S., Olsson-Francis, K., Vance, S., Ramkissoon, N. K., Postberg, F., de Vera, J.-P., Antunes, A., Camprubi Casas, E., Sekine, Y., Noack, L., Barge, L., Goodman, J., Jebbar , M., Journaux, B., Karatekin, Ö., Klenner, F., Rabbow, E., Rettberg, P., Rückriemen-Bez, T., Saur, J., Shibuya, T., Soderlund, K. 2020: Experimental and Simulation Efforts in the Astrobiological Exploration of Exooceans. Space Science Reviews, 216:9, 41 pages. DOI: 10.1007/s11214-020-0635-5

van de Löcht, J.S., Hoffmann, J.E., Rosing, M.T., Sprung, P., Münker, C. (2020): Preservation of Eoarchean mantle processes in ~3.8 Ga peridotite enclaves in the Itsaq Gneiss Complex, southern West Greenland. Geochimica et Cosmochimica, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2020.03.043.

Wang, Z., Cheng,H., Zong K., Geng, X., Liu Y., Yang, J., Wu F., Becker, H., Foley, S., Wang C. Y. (2020): Metasomatized lithospheric mantle for Mesozoic giant gold deposits in the North China craton.Geology ; 48 (2): 169–173. DOI: 10.1130/G46662.1.


Archer, G.J., Brennecka, G.A., Gleißner, P., Stracke, A., Becker, H., Kleine, T. (2019): Lack of late-accreted material as the origin of 182W excesses in the Archean mantle: Evidence from the Pilbara Craton, Western Australia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 528, 115841. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115841

Chen, C., Dai, W., Wang, Z., Liu, Y., Li, M., Becker, H., Foley, S. F. (2019): Calcium isotope fractionation during magmatic processes in the upper mantle. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.01.031.

Dehant, V., Debaille, V., Dobos, V., Gaillard,  F., Gillmann C., Goderis S., Grenfell J.L., Höning, D.,  Javaux, E.J., Karatekin, Ö., Morbidelli, A., Noack, L., Rauer, H., Scherf, M., Spohn, T., Tackley, P., Wünnemann, K. (2019): Geoscience for understanding habitability in the solar system and beyond. Space Science Reviews, 215(6), 42, DOI10.1007/s11214-019-0608-8.

Gleißner, P. and H. Becker (2019): Origin of lunar fragmental matrix breccias - Highly siderophile element constraints. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 1, pp. 21. DOI: 10.1111/maps.13363.

Gleißner, P., (2019): The Earth–Moon late-accretion conundrum. Nature Geoscience, Vol. 12, pp. 683–684. DOI:10.1038/s41561-019-0445-0.

Hoffmann, J.E., Zhang, C., Moyen, J.-F., Nagel, T.J. (2019): The formation of tonalites-trondjhemites-granodiorites in early continental crust. In: (eds. Van Kranendonk, M.J., Bennett, V.C., Hoffmann, J.E.), Earth’s oldest rocks (2nd ed.). Elsevier. Amsterdam. ISBN: 9780444639011.

Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A. (2019): The Ancient Gneiss Complex of Swaziland and environs: an updated record of early Archaean crustal evolution in southern Africa. In: (eds. Van Kranendonk, M.J., Bennett, V.C., Hoffmann, J.E.), Earth’s oldest rocks (2nd ed.). ElSevier. Amsterdam. ISBN: 9780444639011.

Kadlag, Y., Becker, H. and Harbott, A. (2019): Cr isotopes in physically separated components of the Allende CV3 and Murchison CM2 chondrites: Implications for isotopic heterogeneity in the solar nebula and parent body processes. Meteorit Planet Sci, 54: 2116-2131. DOI 10.1111/maps.13375.

Kadlag, Y., Tatzel, M., Daniel, A., Becker, H. (2019): The origin of unequilibrated EH Frick chondrites – Constraints from in situ analysis of Si isotopes, major and trace elements in silicates and metal, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. DOI 10.1016/j.gca.2019.09.010.

Kröner, A., Hoffmann, J.E., Wong, J.P.M., Geng, H.-J., Schneider, K.P., Xie, H., Yang, J.-H., Nhleko, N. (2019): Early Archaean rocks of the eastern Kaapvaal craton. In: Kröner, A., Hofmann, A. (eds.) The Archaean Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Regional Geology Reviews, Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-78652-0_1.

Mari, N., Riches, A.J.V., Hallis, L.J., Marrocchi, Y., Villeneuve, J., Gleissner, P., Becker, H., Lee, M.R. (2019): Syneruptive incorporation of martian surface Sulphur in the nakhlite lava flows revealed by S and Os isotopes and highly siderophile elements: implication for mantle sources in Mars. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 266, 416-434. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.05.025

Marien, C.S., Hoffmann, J.E., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Münker, C. (2019): Petrogenesis of plagiogranites from the Troodos Ophiolite Complex, Cyprus. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology 174:35. DOI: 10.1007/s00410-019-1569-3.

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C., Roerdink, D., Sprung, P., Patyniak, M., Münker, C. (2019): Petrogenetic evolution of metabasalts and metakomatiites from the lower Onverwacht Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt (South Africa) Chemical Geology 487, 54-66. DOI: 10.1016//chemgeo.2019.02.020.

Scott, J.M., Smith, S.M.F., Tarling, M.S., Le Roux, P.J., Harris, C., Hoffmann, J.E., Scherzer, S., Tulley, C.J. (2019): Element and Sr-O isotope redistribution across a plate boundary-scale serpentinite shear zone, and implications for the slab-mantle wedge interface. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 522, 198-209. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.06.034.

Tusch, J., Sprung, P., van de Löcht, J., Hoffmann, J.E., Boyd, A.J., Rosing, M.T., Münker, C. (2019) Uniform 182W isotope compositions in Eoarchean rocks from the Isua region, SW Greenland: the role of early silicate differentiation and missing late veneer. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 257, 284-310 DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.05.012.

Van Hoolst, T., Noack L., Rivoldini A. (2019): Exoplanet interiors and habitability Advances in Physics: X, 4(1), 1630316, DOI: 10.1080/23746149.2019.1630316.

van Kranendonk, M.J., Bennett, V.C., Hoffmann, J.E. (Eds.) (2019): Earth’s Oldest Rocks. ElSevier 2nd Edition, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1178 pp. ISBN: 9780444639011.

Wang, Z., Cheng,H., Zong K., Geng, X., Liu Y., Yang, J., Wu F., Becker, H., Foley, S., Wang C. Y.; Metasomatized lithospheric mantle for Mesozoic giant gold deposits in the North China craton,Geology ; 48 (2): 169–173. DOI: 10.1130/G46662.1.

Zhu, M., Artemieva, N., Morbidelli, A., Yin, Q.-Z., Becker, H., Wünnemann, K. (2019): Reconstructing the late-accretion history of the Moon. Nature 571, 226–229. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1359-0.

Zou, Z., Wang, Z., Li, M., Becker, H., Geng, X., Hu, Z., & Lazarov, M. (2019): Copper isotope variations during magmatic migration in the mantle: Insights from mantle pyroxenites in Balmuccia peridotite massif. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth,124, 11130– 11149. DOI: 10.1029/2019JB017990.


Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A. (2018) The Ancient Gneiss Complex of Swaziland and environs: an updated record of early Archaean crustal evolution in southern Africa. In: (eds. Van Kranendonk, M.J., Bennett, V.C., Hoffmann, J.E.), Earth’s oldest rocks (2nd ed.). Elsevier. Amsterdam. ISBN: 9780444639011.

Hoffmann, J.E., Zhang, C., Moyen, J.-F., Nagel, T.J.  The formation of tonalites-trondjhemites-granodiorites in early continental crust. In: (eds. Van Kranendonk, M.J., Bennett, V.C., Hoffmann, J.E.), Earth’s oldest rocks (2nd ed.). Elsevier. Amsterdam. ISBN: 9780444639011.

Kröner, A., Hoffmann, J.E., Wong, J.P.M., Geng, H.-J., Schneider, K.P., Xie, H., Yang, J.-H., Nhleko, N., (2018) Early Archaean rocks of the eastern Kaapvaal craton. In: Kröner, A., Hofmann, A. (eds.) The Archaean Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Springer Geology, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg.

van de Löcht, J. Hoffmann, J.E., Li, C., Wang, Z., Becker, H., Rosing, M.T., Kleinschrodt, R., Münker, C. (2018) Earth’s oldest mantle peridotites show entire record of late accretion. Geology. DOI: 10.1130/G39709.1

van Kranendonk, M.J., Bennett, V.C., Hoffmann, J.E. (Eds.) Earth’s Oldest Rocks. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1030 pp. ISBN: 9780444639011

Vazan, A., Ormel, C. W., Noack, L., Dominik, C. (2018): Contribution of the Core to the Thermal Evolution of Sub-Neptunes. The Astrophysical Journal, 869, 163 (11pp), DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357

Viehmann, S., Bau, M., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C. (2018) Decoupled Hf-Nd isotopes in suspended and dissolved fractions of Late Archean seawater reveal mineral sorting during weathering and erosion processes of emerged Late Archean continents. Chemical Geology. DOI10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.01.017

Dorn, C., Noack, L., Rozel, A.B.  (2018): Outgassing on stagnant-lid super-Earths. Astronomy and Astrophysics. 614, A18, 20 pages, DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201731513.

Lammer, H., Zerkle, A.L., Gebauer, S., Tosi, N., Noack, L., Scherf, M., Pilat-Lohinger, M., Güdel, M., Grenfell, J.L., Godolt, M., Nikolaou., A. (2018): Origin and evolution of the atmospheres of early Venus, Earth and Mars. The Astronomy and Astrophysics Review, 26:2, 72 pages, DOI: 10.1007/s00159-018-0108-y.

Kislyakova, K.G., Fossati, L., Johnstone, C.P., Noack, L., Lüftinger, T., Zaitsev, V.V., Lammer, H. (2018): Effective Induction Heating around Strongly Magnetized Stars. The Astrophysical Journal, 858:2,  DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357.

Schneider, K.P., Hoffmann, J.E., Boyet, M., Münker, C., Kröner, A. (2018) Coexistence of Archean igneous rocks with enriched and non-enriched 142Nd signatures in the eastern Kaapvaal Craton, southern Africa. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.01.022.

Wang, Z., Lazarov, M., Steinmann, L. K., Becker, H., Zou, Z., Geng, X. (2018) The distribution of lead and thallium in mantle rocks: Insights from the Balmuccia peridotite massif (Italian Alps). American Mineralogist 103 (8), 1185-1199. DOI: 10.2138/am-2018-6423.

Wang, Z., Liu, Y., Becker, H., Hoffmann, E., Chen, C., Zou, Z., Li, Y. (2018) Constant Cu/Ag in upper mantle and oceanic crust: Implications for the role of cumulates during the formation of continental crust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.04.008.

Wang, Z., Becker, H. (2018) Molybdenum partitioning behavior and content in the depleted mantle: Insights from Balmuccia and Baldissero mantle tectonites (Ivrea Zone, Italian Alps), Chemical Geology, 499, 138-150. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.09.023.


Anesio, A. M., Lutz, S., Christmas, N., Benning, L. G. (2017): The microbiome of glaciers and ice sheets. Nature Biofilms and Microbiomes, Vol. 3, pp. 1-11. DOI: 10.1038/s41522-017-0019-0

Bernal, N. F., Gleeson, S. A., Smith, M. P., Barnes, J. D., Pan, Y.  (2017): Evidence of multiple halogen sources in scapolites from iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) deposits and regional NaCl metasomatic alteration, Norrbotten County, Sweden. Chemical Geology, Vol. 451, pp. 90-103. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.01.005

Besselink, R., Rodriguez-Blanco, J. D., Stawski, T. M., Benning, L. G., Tobler, D. J. (2017): How short-lived ikaite affects calcite crystallization. Crystal Growth and Design, Vol. 12, pp. 6224-6230. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00743

Fernandes, N. A., Gleeson, S. A., Magnall, J. M., Creaser, R. A., Martel, E., Fischer, B. J., Sharp, R. (2017): The origin of Late Devonian (Frasnian) stratiform and stratabound mudstone-hosted barite in the Selwyn Basin, Northwest Territories, Canada. Marine and Petroleum Geology, Vol. 85, pp. 1-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.04.006

Galeczka, I., Eiriksdottir, D. E. S., Palsson, F., Oelkers, E., Lutz, S., Benning, L. G., Stefansson, A., Kjartansdottir, R., Gunnarsson-Robin, J., Ono, S., Olafsdottir, R., Jonasdottir, E. B., Gislason, S. R. (2017): Pollution from the 2014/15 Bardarbunga eruption monitored by snow cores from Vatnajokull glacier, Iceland. Journal of Volcanology Geothermal Research, Vol. 347, pp. 371-396. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2017.10.006

Gleißner, P. and Becker, H. (2017): Formation of Apollo 16 impactites and the composition of late accreted material: Constraints from Os isotopes, highly siderophile elements and sulfur abundances. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 200, pp. 1-24. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.12.017

Hawkings, J. R., Wadham, J. L., Benning, L. G., Hendry, K. R., Tranter, M., Tedstone, A., Nienov, P., Raiswell, R. (2017): Ice sheets as a Missing source of silica to the world's oceans. Nature Communications, Vol. 8, pp. 1-10. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14198

Hoffmann, J.E. (2017): Oxygenation by a changing crust. Nature Geoscience, Vol. 10, pp. 713-714. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo3038

Hoffmann, J.E., Wilson, A. H. (2017): The origin of highly radiogenic Hf isotope compositions in 3.33 Ga Commondale komatiite lavas (South Africa). Chemical Geology, Vol. 455, pp. 6-21. DOI: /10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.10.010

Hohl, S. V., Galer, S. J. G., Gamper, A., Becker, H. (2017): Cadmium isotope variations in Neoproterozoic carbonates – A tracer of biologic production? Geochemical Perspectives, Vol. 3, pp. 32-44. DOI: 10.7185/geochemlet.1704

Hohl, S. V.Becker, H., Jiang, S.-J., Ling, H.-F., Guo, Q., Struck, U. (2017): Geochemistry of Ediacaran cap dolostones across the Yangtze Platform, South China: implications for diagenetic modification and seawater chemistry in the aftermath of the Marinoan glaciation. Journal of the Geological Society, Vol. 174, pp. 893-912. DOI10.1144/jgs2016-145.

Kadlag, Y., and Becker, H. (2017): Origin of highly siderophile and chalcogen element fractionations in the components of unequilibrated H and LL chondrites. Geochemistry (Chemie der Erde), Vol. 77, pp. 105-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemer.2017.01.004

Kislyakova, K.G., Noack, L., Johnstone, C.P., Zaitsev, V.V., Fossati, L., Lammer, H., Khodachenko, M.L., Odert, P. and Güdel M. (2017): Magma oceans and enhanced volcanism on TRAPPIST-1 planets due to induction heating. Nature Astronomy, Vol. 1, 878-885, DOI: 10.1038/s41550-017-0284-0

Milton, J. E., Hickey, K. A., Gleeson, S. A., Falck, H., Allaz, J.  (2017): In Situ Monazite Dating of Sediment-Hosted Stratiform Copper Mineralization in the Redstone Copper Belt, Northwest Territories, Canada: Cupriferous Fluid Flow Late in the Evolution of a Neoproterozoic Sedimentary Basin. Economic Geology, Vol. 112, pp. 1773-1806. DOI: 10.5382/econgeo.2017.4529

Milton, J. E., Hickey, K. A., Gleeson, S. A., Friedman, R. M.  (2017): New U-Pb constraints on the age of the Little Dal Basalts and Gunbarrel-related volcanism in Rodinia. Precambrian Research, Vol. 296, pp. 168-180. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2017.04.030

Noack, L., Rauer, H., Snellen, I. (2017): Water in extrasolar planets and implications for habitability. Space Science Reviews, Vol. 212, pp. 877-898. DOI: 10.1007/s11214-017-0413-1

Ossorio, M., Stawski, T. M., Rodriguez-Blanco, J. D., Garcia-Ruiz, M. S. J. M., Benning, L. G., Van Driessche, A. E. S. (2017): Physicochemical and additive controls on the multistep precipitation pathway of Gypsum. Minerals, Vol. 7, pp. 140.DOI: 10.3390/min7080140

Pokharel, R., Gerrits, R., Schuessler, J. A., Floor, G. H., Gorbushina, A. A., von Blanckenburg, F. (2017). Mg Isotope Fractionation during Uptake by a Rock-Inhabiting, Model Microcolonial Fungus Knufia petricola at Acidic and Neutral pH. Environ Science & Technology, Vol. 51, pp. 9691-9699. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01798

Rabizadeh, T., Stawski, T. M., Morgan, D. J., Peacock, C. L., Benning, L. G. (2017): The effects of inorganic additives on the nucleation and growth kinetics of calcium Sulfate dihydrate crystals. Crystal Growth & Design, Vol. 17, pp. 582-589. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01441

Rahaman, W., Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F. (2017): Denudation rates and the degree of chemical weathering in the Ganga River basin from ratios of meteoric cosmogenic Be-10 to stable Be-9. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 469, pp. 156-169DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.001

Rodriguez-Blanco, J. D., Sand, K. K., Benning, L. G. (2017): ACC and vaterite as metastable intermediates in the solution based crystallization of CaCO3. Chap. 5 In: New Perspectives on Mineral Nucleation and Growth, Springer, pp. 93-111. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45669-0_5

Santos, N. C., Adibekyan, V., Dorn, C., Mordasini, C., Noack, L., Barros, S. C. C., Delgado-Mena, E., Demangeon, O., Faria, J., Israelian, G., Sousa, S. G. (2017): Constraining planet structure from stellar chemistry: planet composition trends in different stellar populations. Astronomy and Astrophysics, Vol. 608, pp. A94. DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361/201731359. 

Steinhoefel, G., Breuer, J., von Blanckenburg, F., Horn, I., Sommer, M. (2017): The dynamics of Si cycling during weathering in two small catchments in the Black Forest (Germany) traced by Si isotopes. Chemical Geology, Vol. 466, pp. 389-402. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.06.026

Tatzel, M., von Blanckenburg, F., Oelze, M., Bouchez, J., Hippler, D. (2017): Late Neoproterozoic seawater oxygenation by siliceous sponges. Nature communications, Vol. 8, pp. 1-10. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00586-5

Tobler, D. J., Stawski, T. M., Benning, L. G. (2017): Silica and alumina nanophases: natural processes and industrial applications. Chap. 15 In: New Perspectives on Mineral Nucleation and Growth, Springer, pp. 293-316. DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-45669-0_15 

Uhlig, D., Schuessler, J. A., Bouchez, J., Dixon, J. L., von Blanckenburg, F. (2017): Quantifying nutrient uptake as driver of rock weathering in forest ecosystems by magnesium stable isotopes. Biogeosciences, Vol. 14, pp. 3111-3128. DOI: 10.5194/bg-14-3111-2017

Van Driessche, A. E. S., Stawski, T. M., Benning, L. G., Kellermeier, M. (2017): Calcium sulfate precipitation throughout its phase diagram. Chap. 12 In: New Perspectives on Mineral Nucleation and Growth, Springer, pp. 227-256. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45669-0_12

von Blanckenburg, F. (2017): Sleeping Beauties and the Grind of Scientific Communication. Elements, Vol. 13, pp. 147-147. DOI: 10.2113/gselements.13.3.147

von Blanckenburg, F. (2017): Your Next Conference: Combat Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Stay at Home. Elements, Vol. 13, pp. 371-371. DOI: 10.2138/gselements.13.6.371

Wang, Z. and Becker, H. (2017a): Chalcophile elements in Martian meteorites indicate low sulfur content in the Martian interior and a volatile element-depleted late veneer. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 463, pp. 56-68. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2017.01.023.

Wang, Z. and Becker, H. (2017b): Silver contents and Cu/Ag ratios in Martian meteorites and the implications for planetary differentiation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 216, pp. 96-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.05.024

Weynell, M., Wiechert, U., Schuessler, J. A. (2017): Lithium isotopes and implications on chemical weathering in the catchment of Lake Donggi Cona, northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 213, pp. 155-177. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.06.026

Wittmann, H., von Blanckenburg, F., Mohtadi, M., Christl, M., Bernhardt, A. (2017): The competition between coastal trace metal fluxes and oceanic mixing from the 10Be/9Be ratio: Implications for sedimentary records. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 44, pp. 8443-8452. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL074259


Becker, H. and Dale, C. W. (2016): Re–Pt–Os Isotopic and Highly Siderophile Element Behavior in Oceanic and Continental Mantle Tectonites. In: Highly Siderophile and Strongly Chalcophile Elements in High-Temperature Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry (eds. J. Harvey and J.M.D. Day), Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Vol. 81, pp. 369-440. DOI: 10.2138/rmg.2016.81.7

Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A., Hegner, E., Viehmann, S., Xie, H., Iiacheri, L. M., Schneider, K. P., Hofmann, A., Wong, J., Geng, H., Yang, J. H. (2016): Source composition, fractional crystallisation and magma mixing processes of the 3.48-3.43 Ga Tsawela tonalite suite (Ancient Gneiss Complex, Swaziland) – implications for Palaeoarchean geodynamics. Precambrian Research, Vol. 276, pp. 43-66. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2016.01.026

Jochum, K. P., Wilson, S. A., Becker, H., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Groschopf, N., Kadlag, Y., Macholdt, D. S., Mertz-Kraus, R., Otter, L. M., Stoll, B., Stracke, A., Weis, U., Haug, G. H., Andreae, M. O. (2016): FeMnOx-1: A new microanalytical reference material for the investigation of Mn–Fe rich geological samples. Chemical Geology, Vol. 432, pp. 34-40. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.03.026

Kadlag, Y. and Becker, H. (2016): Highly Siderophile and Chalcogen Element Constraints on the Origin of Components of the Allende and Murchison Meteorites. Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 51, pp. 1136-1152. DOI: 10.1111/maps.12653 

Kadlag, Y. and Becker, H. (2016): 187Re-187Os systematics, Highly Siderophile and Chalcogen Element Abundances in the Components of Unequilibrated L chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 172, pp. 225-246. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.09.026

Kröner, A., Anhauesser, C. R., Hoffmann, J.E., Hegner, E., Wong, J., Geng, H., Xie, H., Yang, J., Liu, D. (2016): Chronology of the oldest supracrustal sequences of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, South Africa and Swaziland. Precambrian Research, Vol. 279, pp. 123-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2016.04.007

Rodler, A. S., Hohl, S. V., Guo, Q., Frei, R. (2016): Chromium isotope stratigraphy of Ediacaran cap dolostones, Doushantuo Formation, South China. Chemical Geology, Vol. 436, pp. 24-34. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.05.001

Siedenberg, K., Strauss, H., Hoffmann, J.E. (2016): Multiple sulphur isotope signature of early Archean oceanic crust, Isua (SW-Greenland). Precambrian Research, Vol. 283, pp. 1-12. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2016.07.002

Szilas, K., Tusch, J., Hoffmann, J.E., Garde, A. A., Münker, C. (2016): Hafnium isotope constraints on the origin of Mesoarchaean andesites in southern West Greenland, North Atlantic craton. In: Archaean Cratons - New Insights on Old Rocks (Eds. J. Halla, M. Whitehouse, Z. Bagai, T. Ahmad). Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, Vol. 449, pp. 19-38. DOI: 10.1144/SP449.2

Szilas, K., Hoffmann, J.E., Schulz, T., Hansmeier, C., Polat, A., Viehmann, S., Kasper, H.-U., Münker, C. (2016): Combined bulk-rock Hf- and Nd-isotope compositions of Mesoarchaean (ca. 3075 Ma) metavolcanic rocks from the Ivisaartoq Supracrustal Belt, SW Greenland. Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry, Vol. 76, pp. 543-554. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemer.2016.09.004

van Acken, D., Hoffmann, J.E., Schorscher, H. J. D., Schulz, T., Heuser, A., Luguet, A. (2016): Formation of High-Al komatiites from the Mesoarchaean Quebro Osso Group, Minas Gerais, Brazil: trace elements, HSE systematics and Os isotopic signatures.Chemical Geology, Vol. 422, pp. 108-121. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.12.015

Wang, Z., Laurenz, V., Petitgirard, S., Becker, H. (2016): Earth's moderately volatile element composition may not be chondritic: Evidence from In, Cd and Zn. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 435, pp. 136-146. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.12.012


Hohl, S. V., Becker, H., Gamper, A., Jiang, S. Y., Wiechert, U., Yang, J. H., Wei, H. Z. (2015): Secular changes of water chemistry in shallow-water Ediacaran ocean: Evidence from carbonates at Xiaofenghe, Three Gorges area, Yangtze Platform, South China. Precambrian Research, Vol. 270, pp. 50-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2015.09.006

Hohl, S. V., Becker, H., Herzlieb, S., Guo, Q. (2015): Multiproxy constraints on alteration and primary compositions of Ediacaran deep-water carbonate rocks, Yangtze Platform, South China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 163, pp. 262-278. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.037

Kadlag, Y. and Becker, H. (2015): Fractionation of Highly Siderophile and Chalcogen Elements in Components of EH3 chondrites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 161, pp. 166-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.022

Peters, S. T., Münker, C., Becker, H., Schulz, T. (2015): Comment on “Cosmogenic 180 W variations in meteorites and re-assessment of a possible 184 Os–180 W decay system” by Cook, DL, Kruijer, T., Leya, I., Kleine, T.Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 169, pp. 236-239. DOI: 0.1016/j.gca.2015.06.030

Suhr, N., Hoffmann, J.E., Kröner, A., Schröder, S. (2015): Archaean granulitic Paragneisses from Central Swaziland: Inferences on Paleoarchaean crustal reworking and a complex metamorphic history. Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol. 172, pp. 139-152. DOI: 10.1144/jgs2014-007

Szilas, K., Tusch, J., Hoffmann, J.E., Garde, A. A., Münker, C. (2015): Hafnium isotope constraints on the origin of Mesoarchaean andesites in southern West Greenland, North Atlantic craton. In: Archaean Cratons - New Insights on Old Rocks (Eds. J. Halla, M. Whitehouse, Z. Bagai, T. Ahmad). Special Publication of the Geological Society of London, Vol. 449, pp. 19-38. DOI: 10.13140/1801.9684.

Szilas, K., Hoffmann, J.E., Hansmeier, C., Hollis, J. A., Münker, C., Viehmann, S., Kasper, H. U. (2015): Sm-Nd and Lu-Hf isotope and trace element systematics of Mesoarchaean amphibolites, inner Ameralik fjord, southern West Greenland. Mineralogical Magazine, Vol. 79, pp. 857-876. DOI: 10.1180/minmag.2015.079.4.02

Viehmann, S., Bau, M., Hoffmann, J.E., Münker, C. (2015): Geochemistry of the Krivoy Rog Banded Iron Formation, Ukraine, and the impact of peak episodes of increased global magmatic activity on the trace element composition of Precambrian seawater. Precambrian Research, Vol. 270, pp. 165-180. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2015.09.015

Wang, Z., and Becker, H. (2015): Abundances of Ag and Cu in mantle peridotites and the implications for the behavior of chalcophile elements in the mantle. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 160, pp. 209-226. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.04.006

Wang, Z., and Becker, H. (2015): Comment on “A non-primitive origin of near-chondritic S-Se-Te ratios in mantle peridotites: Implications for the Earth's late accretionary history” by König S. et al. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 385, 110–121]. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 417, pp. 164-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.12.023

Wang, Z., and H. Becker (2015): Fractionation of highly siderophile and chalcogen elements during magma transport in the mantle: Constraints from pyroxenites of the Balmuccia peridotite massif. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 159, pp. 244-263.DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.03.036

Wang, Z., Becker, H., Wombacher, F. (2015): Mass Fractions of S, Cu, Se, Mo, Ag, Cd, In, Te, Ba, Sm, W, Tl and Bi in Geological Reference Materials and Selected Carbonaceous Chondrites Determined by Isotope Dilution ICP-MS. Geostand. Geoanal. Res., Vol. 39, pp. 185-208. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.00312.x


Peters, S. T., Münker, C., Becker, H., Schulz, T. (2014): Alpha-decay of 184 Os revealed by radiogenic 180 W in meteorites: Half life determination and viability as geochronometer. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 391, pp. 69-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2014.01.030

Van Kranendonk, M. J., Kröner, A., Hoffmann, J.E., Nagel, T. J., Anhaeusser, C. (2014): Just another drip: structural analysis of a proposed Mesoarchean suture from the Barberton Mountain Land, South Africa. Precambrian Research, Vol. 254, pp. 19-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2014.07.022

Wang, Z., and H. Becker (2014): Abundances of sulphur, selenium, tellurium, rhenium and platinum group elements in eighteen reference materials by isotope dilution sector-field ICP-MS and negative TIMS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Vol. 38, pp. 189-209. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-908X.2013.00258.x

Zeng, Q., Wang, Z., He, H., Wang, Y., Zhang, S., Liu, J. (2014): Multiple isotope composition (S, Pb, H, O, He, and Ar) and genetic implications for gold deposits in the Jiapigou gold belt, Northeast China. Mineral. Deposita, Vol. 49, pp. 145-164. DOI: 10.1007/s00126-013-0475-2


Wang, Z., and H. Becker (2013): Ratios of S, Se and Te in the silicate Earth require a volatile-rich late veneer. Nature, Vol. 499, pp. 328-332. DOI: 10.1038/nature12285

Wang, Z., Becker, H., Gawronski, T. (2013): Partial re-equilibration of highly siderophile elements and the chalcogens in the mantle: A case study on the Baldissero and Balmuccia peridotite massifs (Ivrea Zone, Italian Alps). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 108, pp. 21–44. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.01.021

Zhu, B., Becker, H., Jiang, S.-Y., Pi, D.-H., Fischer-Gödde, M., Yang, J.-H. (2013): Re-Os geochronology of black shales from the Neoproterozoic Doushantuo Formation, Yangtze platform, South China. Precambrian Research, Vol. 225, pp. 67-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2012.02.002


Fischer-Gödde, M., and Becker, H. (2012): Osmium isotope and highly siderophile element constraints on ages and nature of meteoritic components in ancient lunar impact rocks. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 77, pp. 135-156. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.11.014

Gleissner, P., Drüppel, K., Becker, H. (2012): Osmium isotopes and highly siderophile element fractionation in the massif-type anorthosites of the Mesoproterozoic Kunene Intrusive Complex, NW Namibia. Chemical Geology, Vol. 302, pp. 33-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.06.012

Liu, X., Li, C., Lu, Q., Deng, B., Song, X., Zhao, F., Chu, Y., Xiao, J., Yi, W., Huang, Y.  (2012): The Genesis Mechanism of the Mantle Fluid Action and Evolution in the Ore-Forming Process: A Case Study of the Laowangzhai Gold Deposit in Yunnan, China. Acta Geologica Sinica (English edition), Vol. 86, pp. 608-618. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-6724.2012.00689.x

Mann, U., Frost, D. J., Rubie, D. C., Becker, H., Audetat, A. (2012): Partitioning of Ru, Rh, Pd, Re, Ir and Pt between liquid metal and silicate at high pressures and high temperatures - Implications for the origin of highly siderophile element concentrations in the Earth’s mantle. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 84, pp. 593-613. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2012.01.026

Taft, L., Wiechert, U., Riedel, F., Weynell, M., Zhang, H. (2012): Sub-seasonal oxygen and carbon isotope variations in shells of modern Radix sp. (Gastropoda) from the Tibetan Plateau: Potential of a new archive for palaeoclimatic studies. Quarternary Science Reviews, Vol. 34, pp. 44-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.12.006 


Fischer-Gödde, M., Becker, H., Wombacher, F. (2011): Rhodium, gold and other highly siderophile elements in orogenic peridotites and peridotite xenoliths. Chemical Geology, Vol. 280, pp. 365-383. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.11.024

Magna, T., Wiechert, U., Stuart, F.M., Halliday, A. N., Harrison, D. (2011): Combined Li-He isotopes in Iceland and Jan Mayen basaltsand constraints on the nature of the North Atlantic mantle. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 75, pp. 922–936. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2010.11.007

Pettke, T., Oberli, F., Audetat, A., Wiechert, U., Harris, C. R., Heinrich, C. A. (2011): Plasma mass spectrometry: accurate lead isotope ratio determination by laser ablation of individual fluid inclusions. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., Vol. 26, pp. 475-492. DOI: 10.1039/C0JA00140F

Wombacher, F., Eisenhauer, A., Böhm, F., Gussone, N., Regenberg, M., Dullo, W.-C., Rüggeberg, A. (2011): Magnesium stable isotope fractionation in marine biogenic calcite and aragonite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 75, pp. 5797-5878. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2011.07.017 


Fischer-Gödde, M., Becker, H., Wombacher, F. (2010): Rhodium, gold and other highly siderophile element abundances in chondritic meteorites. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 74, pp. 356-379. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.09.024

Janoušek, V., Erban, V., Holub, F. V., Magna, T., Bellon, H., Mlčoch, B., Wiechert, U., Rapprich, V. (2010): Geochemistry and genesis of behind-arc basaltic lavas from eastern Nicaragua. J. of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Vol. 192, pp. 232–256. DOI: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2010.02.023

Magna, T., Janoušek, V., Kohút, M., Oberli, F., Wiechert, U. (2010): Fingerprinting orogenic plutonic rocks from Variscan belt with lithium isotopes and the link to subduction-related origin of some A-type granites. Chemical Geology, Vol. 274, pp. 94-107. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.03.020

Ullmann, C. V., Wiechert, U., Korte, C. (2010): Oxygen isotope fluctuations in a modern North Sea oyster (Crassostrea gigas) compared with annual variations in seawater temperature: Implications for palaeoclimate studies. Chemical Geology, Vol. 277, pp. 160-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.07.019

van Acken, D., Becker, H., Hammerschmidt, K., Walker, R. J., Wombacher, F. (2010): Highly siderophile elements and Sr-Nd isotopes in refertilized mantle peridotites - a case study from the Totalp ultramafic body, Swiss Alps. Chemical Geology, Vol. 276, pp. 257-268. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2010.06.011

van Acken, D., Becker, H., Walker, R. J., McDonough, W. F., Wombacher, F., Ash, R. D., Piccoli, P. M. (2010): Formation of pyroxenite layers in the Totalp ultramafic massif (Swiss Alps) – insights from highly siderophile elements and Os isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 74, pp. 2674–2691. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.10.007 


Burla, S., Oberli, F., Heimhofer, U., Wiechert, U., Weissert, H. (2009): Improved time control of Cretaceous coastal deposits: New results from Sr isotope measurements using laser ablation. Terra Nova, Vol. 21, pp. 401-409. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00897.x

Wombacher, F., Eisenhauer, A., Weyer, S., Heuser, A. (2009): Separation of Mg, Ca and Fe from geological reference materials for stable isotope ratio analyses by MC-ICP-MS and double-spike TIMS. J. Anal. At. Spectrom., Vol. 24, pp. 627-636. DOI: 10.1039/B820154D 


Lange, T., Hammerschmidt, K., Friedrichsen, H., Marei, A., Weise, S. M. (2008): Groundwater in the Shallow Aquifer of the Jericho Area, Jordan Valley – Noble Gas Evidence for Different Sources of Salinization. In Climatic Changes and Water Resources in the Middle East and North Africa, Springer Verlag, pp. 469-495. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-85047-2_28

Leya, I., Schönbächler, M., Wiechert, U., Krähenbühl, U., Halliday, A. N. (2008): Titanium isotopes and the radial heterogeneity of the solar system. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 266, pp. 233-244. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.10.017

Magna, T., Ionov, D. A., Oberli, F., Wiechert, U. (2008): Links between mantle metasomatism and lithium isotopes: Evidence from glass-bearing and cryptically metasomatised xenoliths from Mongolia. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 276, pp. 214-222. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.09.027

van Acken, D., Becker, H., Walker, R. J. (2008): Refertilization of Jurassic oceanic peridotites from the Tethys Ocean – implications for the Re-Os systematics of the upper mantle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Vol. 268, pp. 171-181. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.01.002

Wombacher, F., Rehkamper, M., Mezger, K., Bischoff, A., Munker, C. (2008): Cadmium stable isotope cosmochemistry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 72, pp. 646-667. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2007.10.024 


Farquhar, J., Peters, M., Johnston, D. T., Strauss, H., Masterson, A., Wiechert, U., Kaufman A. J. (2007): Isotopic evidence for Mesoarchaean anoxia and changing atmospheric sulphur chemistry. Nature, Vol. 449, pp. 706-710. DOI: 10.1038/nature06202

Heber, V. S., Wiens, R. C., Reisenfeld, D. B., Allton, J. H., Baur, H., Burnett, D. S., Olinger, C. T., Wiechert, U., Wieler, R. (2007): The Genesis Solar Wind Concentrator Target: Mass Fractionation Characterised by Neon Isotopes. Space Sci. Rev., Vol. 130, pp. 309-316. DOI: 10.1007/s11214-007-9179-1

Leya, I., Schönbächler, M., Wiechert, U., Krähenbühl, U., Halliday, A. N. (2007): High precision titanium isotope measurements on geological samples by high resolution MC-ICPMS. Int. J. Mass Spec., Vol. 262, pp. 247-255. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2006.12.001

Trumbull, R. B., Reid, D. L., de Beer, C., van Acken, D., Romer, R. L. (2007): Magmatism and continental breakup at the west margin of southern Africa: A geochemical comparison of dolerite dikes from northwestern Namibia and the Western Cape. South African Journal of Geology, Vol. 110, pp. 477-502. DOI: 10.2113/gssajg.110.2-3.477

Wiechert, U. and Halliday, A. N. (2007): Non-chondritic magnesium and the origins of the inner terrestrial planets. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 256, pp. 360-371. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2007.01.007 


Babist, J., Handy, M. R., Konrad-Schmolke, M., Hammerschmidt, K. (2006): Pre-collisional, multistage exhumation of subducted continental crust - the Sesia Zone, Western Alps. Tectonics, Vol. 25. DOI: 10.1029/2005TC001927 

Becker, H., Horan, M. F., Walker, R. J., Lorand, J.-P., Gao, S., Rudnick, R. L. (2006): Highly siderophile element composition of the Earth’s primitive upper mantle: Constraints from new data on peridotite massifs and xenoliths. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 70, pp. 4528-4550. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.004

Dobmeier, C. J., Lütke, S., Hammerschmidt, K., Mezger, K. (2006): Emplacement and deformation of the Vinukonda meta-granite (Eastern Ghats, India) – Implication for the geological evolution of peninsular India and for Rodinia reconstaruction. Precambrian Research, Vol. 146, pp. 165 – 178. DOI: 10.1016/j.precamres.2006.01.011

Geldmacher, J., Hoernle, K., Klügel, A., v. d. Bogaard, P., Wombacher, F., Berning, B. (2006): Origin and geochemical evolution of the Madeira-Tore Rise (eastern North Atlantic). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol. 111. DOI: 10.1029/2005JB003931

Magna, T., Wiechert, U., Grove, T., Halliday, A. N. (2006): Lithium isotope fractionation in the Southern Cascadia Subduction Zone. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 250, pp. 428-443. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.08.019

Magna, T., Wiechert, U., Halliday, A. N. (2006): Lithium isotope composition of the Moon and terrestrial planets. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., Vol. 243, pp. 336-353. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2006.01.005

Reynolds, B. C., Georg, R. B., Oberli, F., Wiechert, U., Halliday, A. N. (2006): Re-assessment of silicon isotope reference materials using high-resolution multi-collector ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, Vol. 21, pp. 266 - 269. DOI: 10.1039/B515908C

Rieu, R., Allen, P. A., Etienne, J. L., Cozzi, A., Wiechert, U. (2006): A Neoproterozoic glacially influenced basin margin succession and 'atypical' cap carbonate associated with bedrock palaeovalleys, Mirbat area, southern Oman. Precambrian Research, Vol. 18, pp. 471-496. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2117.2006.00304.x

Shearer, C. K., Hess, P. C., Wieczorek, M. A., Pritchard, M. E., Parmentier, E. M., Borg, L. E., Longhi, J., Elkins-Tanton, L. T., Neal, C. R., Antonenko, I., Canup, R. M., Halliday, A. N., Grove, T. L., Hager, B. H., Lee, D. C., Wiechert, U. (2006): Thermal and Magmatic Evolution of the Moon. Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Vol. 60, pp. 365-518. DOI: 10.2138/rmg.2006.60.4

Upadhyay, D., Raith, M. M., Mezger, K., Hammerschmidt, K. (2006): Mesoproterozoic rift-related alkaline magmatism at Elchuru, Prakasam Alkaline Province, SE India. Lithos, Vol. 89, pp. 447-477. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2005.12.015 


Fehr, M. A., Rehkämper, M., Halliday, A. N., Wiechert, U., Hattendorf, B., Günther, D., Ono, S., Rumble III, D. (2005): Tellurium isotopes in meteorites and Archean sulfides - A search for effects resulting from stellar nucleosynthesis, 126Sn decay and mass independent fractionation. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, Vol. 69, pp. 5099-5112. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2005.04.020

Potter, E.-K., Stirling, C. H., Wiechert, U., Halliday, A. N., Spötl, C. (2005): Uranium-series dating of corals in situ using laser ablation MC-ICPMS. Int. J. Mass Spec., Vol. 240, pp. 27-35. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijms.2004.10.007 

Tomascak, P. B., Brown, M., Solar, G. S., Becker, H., Centorbi, T. L., Tian, J. (2005): Geochemistry of Acadian Granites: Source Contributions to Magmatism Near the Laurentian Border, New Hampshire and Western Maine, USA. Lithos, Vol. 80, pp. 75-99. DOI: 10.1016/j.lithos.2004.04.059

Ph.D. Theses

Schneider, Kathrin (2019): Constraints on the Magmatic History of Paleo- and Mesoarchean Meta-Igneous Rocks of the Eastern Kaapvaal Craton, Southern Africa (Prof. Harry Becker, Prof. Carsten Münker, Univ. Köln)

Weynell, Marc (2018): Chemical and isotopic (Li, H, O, C) composition of surface waters and sediments – implications on weathering, erosion, and paleoenvironmental reconstructions on the Tibetan Plateau.

Raschke, Ulli (2017): Exhumation mechanisms of middle and lower crust in the Western Tauern Window, Eastern Alps.

Li, Chunhui (2016): Siderophile and chalcophile elements in the Archean mantle-crust system.

Kadlag, Yogita (2015): Siderophile element constraints on the origin of components of unequilibrated chondrites.

Hohl, Simon V. (2015): Multi-proxy analysis of Ediacaran shallow and deep water carbonates, Yangtze platform, South China.

Ebert, Matthias (2014): Geochemical interaction between projectile and target in hypervelocity cratering experiments.

Schneider, Susanne (2014): Exhumation mechanisms of middle and lower crust in the Western Tauern Window, Eastern Alps.

Wang, Zaicong (2014): Constraints on mantle processes and late accretion from chalcogen and highly siderophile element abundances in rocks from the Earth’s mantle.

Lieger, Daniel (2011): Structural and Geochemical Analyses of fragment-rich pseudotachylite bodies and the Vredefort Granophyre of the Vredefort Impact Structure, South Africa.

Fischer-Gödde, Mario (2010): Highly siderophile elements in planetary materials as tracers for late accretion. 

van Acken, D. (2009): Melt-Rock Interaction and Refertilization of Oceanic Lithosphere - a Highly Siderophile Element and Os Isotope Study, Totalp Massif, Switzerland. 

Wegmann, M. (2006): Die Entwicklung des Rb/Sr-Isotopensystems in metamorphen Mikrostrukturen in Abhängigkeit von Temperatur, Druck und Mineralkomposition am Beispiel der Hochdruckmetamorphite von Südevia, Griechenland.  

M.Sc. Theses


Gans, Patrick: Re-Os isottope and platinum group systematics of ultramafic rocks from  the 3.46 Ga Dwalile greenstone remnant (Prof. Harry Becker,  Dr. Elis Hoffmann).

Jäger, Oliver: Halogen extraction and determination of iodine and bromine abundances in geological reference materials  (Dr. Elis Hoffmann, Prof. Timm John).


Kühne, Philipp: Stable silicon isotope compositions of silicates in the Allende CV3 meteorite.


Schmid, Franziska: Variation of silicon stable isotopes and Ge/Si in lake diatoms.

Iden, Eva: Präzise Bestimmung von d34S in Gesamtgesteinen mit EA-IRMS.


Kommescher, Sebastian: Rb/Sr dating of Rb-poor terrestrial and extra-terrestrial rocks.

Küssner, Marie: The Climate during the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition in the eastern Pamirs – New Insights from d18O and d13C in Sediments of Lake Karakul, Tajikistan.


Tüngerthal, Angelika: Nd- und Sr-Isotopenverhältnisse an Karbonatiten des Basalkomplexes von Ajui, Fuerteventura, Kanarische Inseln.

Wilckens, Frederike: On the Origin of Magnesium Isotope Variation in Waters and Sediments of Lake Bangong, Tibet Autonomous Region of China.


Friebel, Matthias: Isotopic constraints for sources and sinks of NOx in the city of Berlin.

Herzlieb, Steffen: Element- und Isotopenzusammensetzung von Karbonatgesteinen der Beckenfazies des Ediacariums der Yangtze Plattform (Südchina).

Uhlig, David: Magnesium und seine Isotope in der Sierra Nevada – Isotopenfraktionierung in der Verwitterungszone.


Barvencik, Sascha: Lithiumisotope in Flüssen und Seen auf dem Tibet-Plateau und Ihre Implikationen für die Verwitterung.

Weiske, Nicole: Die Karbonatite von Ajuy, Fuerteventura, Kanarische Inseln.


Ullman, Clemens, Vinzenz: Magnesiumisotope in Elbe, Rhein und Donau und ihre Implikationen für Verwitterung und Kohlenstoffhaushalt“ Weynell, Marc „Isotopische Muster von Oberflächenwässern des östlichen und südlichen Tibet-Plateaus.


Ziegler, Andreas: Bestimmung der Selengehalte mafischer und ultramafischer Referenzgesteine mit Isotopenverdünnung und ICP-MS (M.Sc. Cemistry)


B.Sc. Theses


Borchert , Alexander: Trace element patterns of metagabbros and metabasalts from the Rhodope mountains, Bulgaria  (Dr. Jan Pleuger, Dr. Elis Hoffmann).

Balduin , Alexander: Major and trace composition of mafic metavolcanic rocks from the Ancient Gneiss Complex, Swaziland  (Dr. Elis Hoffmann, Prof. Harry Becker).


Sophie Scherzer - Iodine and bromine concentration profiles through a   dunite-metasediment contact at the southern Alpine fault (New Zealand) (Prof. James Scott, University of Dundin, NZ, Prof. Timm John, Dr. Elis Hoffmann).


Ruck, Vivian: Eine vergleichende Studie zum Verhalten der redox-sensitiven Spurenmetalle Mn, Mo, Re,und W in der Wassersäule des Landsort- und Gotland-Tiefs der zentralen Ostsee.

Streicher, Linus: B/K, B/Nb und andere Elementverhältnisse als Monitor für den Einfluss von Meerwasseralteration auf Gabbros der unteren ozeanischen Kruste.

Weitkamp, Saskia: B/K, B/Nb und andere Elementverhältnisse als Monitor für den Einfluss von Meerwasseralteration von Basalten des Walfischrückens.

Kruttasch, Pascal: Fraktionierung von volatilen chalkophilen Elementen in alkalischen Basalten aus dem Nordatlantik, N von Island.


Einfalt, Valeria: Der Erdmond – Rohstofflieferant von Helium-3.

Rohne, Roxana: Sm-Nd-Isotopenzusammensetzung von ultramafischen Gesteinen aus der Tumeralik Region (SW-Grönland).

Schaffrath, Ina: Fraktionierung hoch siderophiler Elemente in lunaren Impaktgesteinen am Beispiel der kristallinen Matrixbrekzie 14305.


Bischoff, Jasmin: Fraktionierung volatiler, chalkophiler Elemente in hochalkalischen Intraplattenvulkaniten des Meerfelder Maars (West-Eifel).

Wezel, Danila: Separation von Sm-Nd mit Hilfe von LnSpec-Ionen Austauscher Harz.

Karal, Lukas: Fraktionierung seltener volatiler Elemente in Ozeaninselbasalten der Vulkane Mauna Loa und Mauna Kea (Hawaii).

Jäger, Oliver: Chalcophile elements in picrites and basalts from HSDP1.


Mangels, Franziska: Petrographie und Zusammensetzung von Komponenten in unäquilibrierten Enstatitchondriten.


Giebner, Tanja: Fraktionierung hoch siderophiler Elemente in Komponenten des unäquilibrierten gewöhnlichen Chondrits QUE 97008.

Kühne, Philipp: Untersuchungen der Sr-Isotope an ausgewählten Laven des Meerfelder Maares, Westeifel.

Neukampf, Julia: Petrographie der Lapilli und Bomben aus dem Meerfelder Maar, Westeifel.

Wassermann, Nora: Quantitative Bestimmung der Haupt- und Spurenelementgehalte von biogenen Karbonaten mittels Plasmaquellen-Massenspektrometrie (ICP-MS).


Hoeltke, Michel: Durchschnittliche 187Os/188Os in Basalten, Pikriten, Komatiiten und Chromititen im Vergleich zur Modellzusammensetzung der Silikaterde.

Schubring, Franziska: Fraktionierung von Hauptelementen, Schwefel, Selen und Tellur in Komponenten des unäquilibrierten gewöhnlichen Chondrits QUE 97008.


Geißler, Danny: Zusammensetzung und Petrologie von Sulfiden in Mantelpyroxeniten.


Herzlieb, Steffen „Verteilungen der Seltenen-Erd-Elemente in Cap Karbonaten des Ediacariums der Yangtze Plattform (Südchina)”.

Kommescher, Sebastian „Re/Os Systematik und Verteilung hoch-siderophiler Elemente in einem Spinell-Pyroxenit aus dem Lanzo-Peridotit Massiv, Norditalien”.

Pfahl, Torsten „Isotopenzusammensetzung des Schwefels und Sauerstoffs in Sulfaten aus Donau, Elbe und Rhein“.

Uhlig, David „Lithiumisotope im Oberflächen- und Grundwasser des Panketals im NE von Berlin“.

Quiring, Manuel „Sr-Isotopen-Systematik in Karbonaten des Ediacariums der Yangtze-Plattform (Südchina)”.


Friebel, Matthias „CO2-Extraktion vs. BaCO3-Fällung des im Wasser gelösten Kohlendioxids und 13C/12C Isotopenanalytik“.

Wilckens, Frederike „Experimente zur Isotopenfraktionierung des Lithiums zwischen Wasser und Bentonit“.


Neldner, Kai „Kohlenstoffisotopenmuster in Karbonaten des Ediacariums der Yangtse-Plattform (Süd-China)”.


Wutzke, Corinna „Gold-, Rhodium- und Gehalte anderer Hochsiderophiler Elemente in Peridotiten”.


Meyer, Linda Caroline “Bestimmung von Gold-Konzentrationen in Peridotiten mit ICP-MS und Standardaddition”.

Weynell, Marc „SEE-Konzentrationen in Peridotiten und Pyroxeniten der schweizerischen Totalp“.