Paul A. Baker, Professor of Earth and Ocean Sciences

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

Teaching (Fall 2019):


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

global climate change
Recent Publications

  1. Feitl, M; Kern, AK; Jones, A; Fritz, SC; Baker, PA; Joeckel, RM; Salenbien, W; Willard, D, Paleoclimate of the subtropical Andes during the latest Miocene, Lauca Basin, Chile, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 534 (November, Accepted, 2019) [doi]  [abs]
  2. Häggi, C; Schefuß, E; Sawakuchi, AO; Chiessi, CM; Mulitza, S; Bertassoli, DJ; Hefter, J; Zabel, M; Baker, PA; Schouten, S, Modern and late Pleistocene particulate organic carbon transport by the Amazon River: Insights from long-chain alkyl diols, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 262 (October, Accepted, 2019), pp. 1-19 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Kay, RF; Gonzales, LA; Salenbien, W; Martinez, J-N; Cooke, SB; Valdivia, LA; Rigsby, C; Baker, PA, Parvimico materdei gen. et sp. nov.: A new platyrrhine from the Early Miocene of the Amazon Basin, Peru., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 134 (September, Accepted, 2019), pp. 102628 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Guédron, S; Tolu, J; Brisset, E; Sabatier, P; Perrot, V; Bouchet, S; Develle, AL; Bindler, R; Cossa, D; Fritz, SC; Baker, PA, Late Holocene volcanic and anthropogenic mercury deposition in the western Central Andes (Lake Chungará, Chile)., The Science of the Total Environment, vol. 662 (April, Accepted, 2019), pp. 903-914 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Marsh, EJ; Bruno, MC; Fritz, SC; Baker, P; Capriles, JM; Hastorf, CA, IntCal, SHCal, or a Mixed Curve? Choosing a 14 C Calibration Curve for Archaeological and Paleoenvironmental Records from Tropical South America, Radiocarbon, vol. 60 no. 3 (June, Accepted, 2018), pp. 925-940, Cambridge University Press (CUP) [doi]  [abs]