Peter Swart

Peter Swart

Lewis G. Weeks Professor and Chair, Marine Geology & Geophysics

University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

N 212

Tel: 305.421.4103

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Stable Isotope Geochemistry Stable Isotope Laboratory; Carbonate Diagenesis; Sedimentology and Petrology Comparative Sedimentology Laboratory ; Cosmochemistry.
(138) Mateo, I, Durbin, E. G., Bengtson, D.A., Kingsley, R., Swart, P.K. and Durant, D. Spatial and Temporal Variation in Otolith Chemistry for Tautog (Tautoga onitis) along the US Northeast Coast, Northeastern Naturalist, 19:201-216.

(137) Oehlert, A. Devlin, Q., Mackenzie, G.J., Lamb-Wozniak, K., Swart, P.K., The Stable Carbon Isotopic Composition of Organic Material in Platform Derived Sediments: Implications for Reconstructing the Global Carbon Cycle, Sedimentology, 59, 319-335.

(136) Swart, P.K. Coral Canaries of the sea, Trees of the Ocean (Nature Education) (In Press)

(135) Swart, P.K. and Kennedy, M.J. Does the Global Stratigraphic Reproducibility of d13C in Neoproterozoic Carbonates Require a Marine Origin?  A Plio-Pleistocene Comparison, Geology, 40: 87-90.

(134) Lamb-Wozniak, K., Swart, P.K. and Altabet, M.  Nitrogen  and Carbon Isotopic Systematics of the Florida Reef Tract, Bull Mar Sci , 1: 119-146.

(133) Giebel, B.M., Swart, P.K., and Riemer, D.D., New Insights to the Use of Ethanol in Automotive Fuels: A Stable Isotopic Tracer for Fossil- and Bio-Fuel Combustion Inputs to the Atmosphere: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 45, p. 6661-6669.

(132) Oikawa, P.Y., Giebel, B., Sternberg, L.S.L., Li, L., Timko, M.P., Swart, P.K., Riemer, D.D., Mak, J.E., Lerdau, M.T.  Leaf and root pectin methylesterase activity and 13C/12C stable isotopic ratio measurements of methanol emissions give insight into methanol production in Lycopersicon esculentum, New Phytologist,

(131) Helmle, K., Dodge, R.E., Swart, P.K., Eakin, M, and Gledhill, D.  Growth rates of Florida corals from 1937 to 1996 and their relationship to climate change Nature Communications, 2, 215.

(130) Giebel, B. M., P. K. Swart, and D. D. Riemer. d13C stable isotope analysis of atmospheric oxygenated volatile organic compounds by gas chromatography-isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 82: 6797-6806.

(129)   Matteo, I, Durbin, E.G., Appeldorn, R., Adams, A., Juanes, F., Kingsley, R., Swart, P.K., The role of mangroves as nurseries for French grunt Haemulon flavolineatum and schoolmaster Lutjanus apodus assessed by otolith elemental fingerprints, Marine Ecology Progress Series,  doi: 10.3354/meps08445.

(128)   Matteo, I, Durbin, E.G., Bengston, D.A., Kingsley, R., Swart, P.K., Durant, D., Spatial and temporal variation in otolith chemistry of  tautog (Tautoga onitis), Fisheries Bulletin, 108; 155-161.

(127) Swart, P.K., Greer, L., Rosenheim, B.E., Moses, C., Winter, A., Helmle, K., and Dodge, R.E. 13C Suess effect in scleractinian corals mirror changes in the anthropogenic CO2 inventory of the surface oceans, Geophysical Res. Letts.

(126) Swart, P.K., Reijmer, J.J.G., Otto, R., Geochemical Facies of Great Bahama Bank, Perspective in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg, IAS Special Publication 41 (Swart, P.K. , Eberli, G.P, McKenzie, J Ed), 41: 47-60.

(125) Reijmer J.J., Swart P.K., Roth S., Bauch T., Zechel  S., Otto, R. A reevaluation of facies variations on Great Bahama Bank. In: Swart PK, Eberli GP, McKenzie JA (eds) Perspectives in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg, IAS Special Publication 41. Blackwell, Oxford, 41: 29-46.

(124) Gischler, E. Swart, P.K., Lomando, A. Stable isotopes of carbon and oxygen in modern sediments of carbonate platforms, barrier reefs, atolls, and ramps: patterns and implications, Perspective in Carbonate Geology: A Tribute to the Career of Robert Nathan Ginsburg, IAS  Special Publication 41 (Swart, P.K., Eberli, G.P, McKenzie, J. Ed), 41:61-74.

(123) Rosenheim, R.E, Swart, P.K. and Willenz, P. Calibration of sclerosponges oxygen isotope records to temperature using high-resolution data, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 17, 5308-5319. 

(122) Stalker, J., Price, R.M., and Swart, P.K. Determining Spatial and Temporal Inputs of Freshwater, Including Groundwater Discharge, to a Sub-tropical Estuary using Geochemical Tracers, Biscayne Bay, South Florida, Estuaries, DOI 10.1007/s12237-009-9155-y

(121) Oleinik, A., Marincovich, L. Jr., Barinov, K.B., Swart, P.K., Magnitude of Middle Miocene warming in North Pacific high latitudes: stable isotope evidence from Kaneharaia (Bivalve, Dosiniiae), Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan, 59:39-53.

(120) Price, R.M., Swart, P.K. and Willoughby H.E. , Seasonal and spatial variation in the stable isotopic composition (d18O and dD) of precipitation in south Florida, Journal of Hydrology, 358, 193-205.

(119) Swart, P.K. Global Synchronous Changes in the Carbon Isotopic Composition of Carbonate Sediments Unrelated to Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle, Proc Nat. Acad. Sci., 37, 13741-13745.

(118) Ehrenberg, S.N., Svana, T.A. and Swart, P.K.  Uranium depletion across the Permian–Triassic boundary in Middle East carbonates: Signature of oceanic anoxia, Amer. Assoc. Petrol . Bull., 92:691-707.

(117) Lamb, K. and Swart, P.K. The carbon and nitrogen isotopic values of particulate organic material from the Florida Keys: a temporal and spatial study, Coral Reefs, 27:351-362.

(116) Katz, D., Swart, P .K., Eberli, G.P. Carbon isotopic variation in the Madison formation Wyoming, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 256, 231-253.

(115) U. G. Wortmann, B. Chernyavsky. S. M. Bernasconi, B. Brunner, M. E. Böttcher, Swart, P.K.  Oxygen isotope biogeochemistry of pore water sulfate in the deep biosphere: Dominance of isotope exchange reactions with ambient water during microbial sulfate reduction (ODP Site 1130),Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 4221-4232.

(114) Rosenheim, B.E., Swart, P.K., Eisenhauer, A. Constraining initial 230Th activity in Incrementally Deposited Biogenic Aragonite from the Bahamas, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 71, 4025-4035.

(113) Price, R.M., Nuttle, W. and Swart, P.K.  Variation in evaporation from a subtropical estuary: Florida Bay, Estuaries, 30, 1-10.

(112) Rosenheim, B.E. and Swart, P.K. Caribbean sclerosponge radiocarbon measurements re-interpreted in terms of U/Th age models, Nuclear Instruments and Methods B, 259, 274-278.

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