Prof. Dr. Simon Brassell 

Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
Jan 2005 - Aug 2005
Jul 2004 - Aug 2004

Simon Brassell

Projects & Publications

Cooperation partner
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rullkötter, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
BRALOWER, Timothy J., BRASSELL, Simon C., DUTTON, Andrea, FRANK, Tracy D., GIBBS, Samantha J., PETRIZZO, Maria Rose, PREMOLI SILVA, Isabella, ROEHL, Ursula, THOMAS, Deborah J. and ZACHOS, James C. (2005). 120 Million Year Record of Oceanography of the Tropical Pacific: A Compilation of Results from Ocean Drilling Program LEG 198. Earth System Processes 2.
Simon C. Brassell (2009). Steryl ethers in a Valanginian claystone: Molecular evidence for cooler waters in the central Pacific during the Early Cretaceous?. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 282, 1–4, 45-57.
Dumitrescu, M., Finkelstein, D.B., Lazar, R.O., Schieber, J., and Brassen, S.C. (2004). Origin and history of bitumen in geodes of the New Albany shale. in: J. Schieber and R. Lazar (eds.): Devonian Black Shales of the Eastern U.S., Indiana Geol. Survey Open-File Rep., 04-05, 61-67.
Mirela Dumitrescu, Simon C. Brassell, Stefan Schouten, Ellen C. Hopmans, Jaap S. Sinninghe Damsté (2006). Instability in tropical Pacific sea-surface temperatures during the early Aptian. Geology, 34 (10), 833–836.
Finkelstein, D.B., I.P. Montañez,S.C. Brassell and N.J. Vidic (2004). High-resolution 13C variations in C3 and C4 plants on the Chinese loess plateau - a comparison of compound specific and bulk organic carbon isotopic analyses. Geological Society of American Annual Meeting abstracts.
Hayes, J.M., J.C. Villinski, S.C. Brassell and V.L. Riggert (2004). Diagenesis, redistribution, and dilution of biomarkers in surface sediments of the Ross Sea. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting abstracts.
Dumitrescu, M. and S.C. Brassell (2006). Compositional and isotopic characteristics of organic matter for the early Aptian Oceanic Anoxic Event at Shatsky Rise, ODP Leg 198. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 235, 1–3, 168-191.
Mark C. Harvey, Simon C. Brassell, Claire M. Belcher, Alessandro Montanari (2008). Combustion of fossil organic matter at the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-P) boundary. Geology, 36 (5), 355–358.
Vininski, J.C., Hayes, J.M., Vininski, J.T. Brassen, S.C., and Raff, R.A. (2004). Carbon-isotopic shifts associated with heterotrophy and biosynthetic pathways in direct- and indirect­developing sea urchins. Mar. Ecol. Prag. Ser., 275, 139-151.
David B. Finkelstein, Lisa M. Pratt, Simon C. Brassell (2006). Can biomass burning produce a globally significant carbon-isotope excursion in the sedimentary record?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 250, 3–4, 501-510.
Dumitrescu, M. and S.C. Brassell (2005). Biogeochemical assessment of sources of organic matter and paleoproductivity during the early Aptian Oceanic Anoxic Event at Shatsky Rise, ODP Leg 198. Organic Geochemistry, 36, 7, 1002-1022.
Finkelstein, D.B., L.M. Pratt, T.M. Curtin and S.C. Brassell (2005). Wildfires and seasonal aridity recorded in Late Cretaceous strata from south-eastern Arizona, USA. Sedimentology, 52, 3, 587-599.