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Paul A. Baker, Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Paul A. Baker
Contact Info:
Office Location:  310 Old Chemistry Bldg., Box 90230
Office Phone:  919-684-6450
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Fall 2018):

  • EOS 571.01, ISOTOPES IN EARTH/ENVIRONMENT Synopsis
    Old Chem 104, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
    (also cross-listed as CEE 551.01, ENVIRON 570.01)
Education:

Ph.D.University of California at San Diego1981
M.S.Pennsylvania State University1975
B.A.University of Rochester1973
Specialties:

paleoclimatology
global climate change
geochemistry
oceanography
Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Terborgh, JW; Davenport, LC; Belcon, AU; Katul, G; Swenson, JJ; Fritz, SC; Baker, PA, Twenty-three-year timeline of ecological stable states and regime shifts in upper Amazon oxbow lakes, Hydrobiologia, vol. 807 no. 1 (February, Accepted, 2018), pp. 99-111 [doi]
  2. Latrubesse, EM; Arima, EY; Dunne, T; Park, E; Baker, VR; d'Horta, FM; Wight, C; Wittmann, F; Zuanon, J; Baker, PA; Ribas, CC; Norgaard, RB; Filizola, N; Ansar, A; Flyvbjerg, B; Stevaux, JC, Damming the rivers of the Amazon basin., Nature, vol. 546 no. 7658 (June, Accepted, 2017), pp. 363-369 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Sun, S; Schefuß, E; Mulitza, S; Chiessi, CM; Sawakuchi, AO; Zabel, M; Baker, PA; Hefter, J; Mollenhauer, G, Origin and processing of terrestrial organic carbon in the Amazon system: lignin phenols in river, shelf, and fan sediments, Biogeosciences, vol. 14 no. 9 (Accepted, 2017), pp. 2495-2512 [doi]
  4. Häggi, C; Sawakuchi, AO; Chiessi, CM; Mulitza, S; Mollenhauer, G; Sawakuchi, HO; Baker, PA; Zabel, M; Schefuß, E, Origin, transport and deposition of leaf-wax biomarkers in the Amazon Basin and the adjacent Atlantic, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 192 (November, Accepted, 2016), pp. 149-165 [doi]
  5. Baker, PA; Fritz, SC, Nature and causes of Quaternary climate variation of tropical South America, Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 124 (September, Accepted, 2015), pp. 31-47, ISSN 0277-3791 [doi]


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