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Dr. Carlos A. Alvarez Zarikian


Alvarez Zarikian, C.A. (in press). Cenozoic bathyal and abyssal ostracods beneath the oligotrophic South Pacific Gyre (IODP Expedition 329 Sites U1367, U1368 and U1370). Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 08/2014. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.07.024

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A. (in press) Pleistocene deep sea ostracods from the Bering sea (IODP expedition 323), Deep-Sea Research II, doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.05.0100

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A. 1998. Ostracod assemblages from the Louisiana inner-continental shelf: spatial and temporal trends and paleoecological implications. M.S. Thesis, Univ. of Miami, Miami, Florida. 1–71p.

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., 2009. Data report: late Quaternary ostracodes at IODP Site U1314 (North Atlantic Ocean). In Channell, J.E.T., Kanamatsu, T., Sato, T., Stein, R., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Malone, M.J., and the Expedition 303/306 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 303/306: College Station, TX (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.303306.213.2009

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Blackwelder, P.L., Hood, T., Nelsen, T.A., and Featherstone, C. 2000. Ostracodes as indicators of natural and anthropogenically-induced changes in coastal marine ecosystems. Proceedings from The Coastal Society Conference: Coast at the Millennium, Portland, Oregon, 896–905.

Alvarez Zarikian, C. A., Stepanova, A.Y., and Grützner, J., 2009. Glacial-interglacial patterns in deep sea ostracod assemblage composition at IODP Site U1314 in the subpolar North Atlantic. Marine Geology, 258: 69-87. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2008.11.009

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Soter, S., Katsonopoulou, D. 2008. Recurrent Submergence and Uplift in the Area of Ancient Helike, Gulf of Corinth, Greece: Microfaunal and Archaeological Evidence. Journal of Coastal Research, 24(1A): 110–125.

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Swart, P.K., Gifford, J.A. and Blackwelder, P.L., 2005. Holocene Paleohydrology of Little Salt Spring, Florida, based on ostracod assemblages and stable isotopes. Palaeogeogr., Palaeoecol., Palaeoclimatol, 225, 134–156.

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Swart, P.K., Hood, T., Blackwelder, P.L., Nelsen, T.A., and Featherstone, C., 2001, A century of environmental variability in Oyster Bay using ostracode ecological and isotopic data as paleoenvironmental tools. In Wardlaw, B. R. (Ed.), Paleoecological studies of South Florida. Bulletins of American Paleontology, 361, 133–143.

Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., A.J. Ulincy, A. Yu. Stepanova, J. Grützner. 2011. Deep sea ostracods from the subpolar North Atlantic (IODP Site U1314) during the last 300,000 years. Joannea Geologie und Paläontologie, 11:15–17.

H. Asahi, S. Kender, M. Ikehara, T. Sakamoto, K. Takahashi, A.C. Ravelo, C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, B.K. Khim, M.J. Leng, Orbital-scale benthic foraminiferal oxygen isotope stratigraphy at the northern Bering Sea Slope Site U1343 (IODP Expedition 323) and its Pleistocene paleoceanographic significance, Deep-Sea Research II, [accepted manuscript]

Asahi, H., S. Kender, M. Ikehara, T. Sakamoto, K. Takahashi, A.C. Ravelo, C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, B.K. Khim, M.J. Leng, 2014. Orbital-scale benthic foraminiferal oxygen isotope stratigraphy at the northern Bering Sea Slope. Deep-Sea Res. II (2014), []

Bahr, A., Jiménez-Espejo, F.J., Kolasinac, N., Grunert, P., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Röhl, U., Voelker, A.H.L., Escutia, C., Stow, D.A.V., Hodell, D., Alvarez-Zarikian, C.A. (in press). Deciphering bottom current velocity and paleoclimate signals from contourite deposits in the Gulf of Cádiz during the last 140 kyr: An inorganic geochemical approach. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., doi:10.1002/2014GC005356

Blackwelder, P.L., Hood, T., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Nelsen, T.A. and McKee, B. 1996. Benthic foraminifera from the NECOP study area impacted by the Mississippi River plume and seasonal hypoxia. Quaternary International, 31, 19–36.

Channell, J.E.T., Sato, T., Kanamatsu, T., Stein, R., and Alvarez Zarikian, C., 2010. Expeditions 303/306 synthesis: North Atlantic climate. In Channell, J.E.T., Kanamatsu, T., Sato, T., Stein, R., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Malone, M.J., and the Expedition 303/306 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 303/306: College Station, TX (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.303306.214.2010

Channell, J.E.T., Sato, T., Kanamatsu, T., Stein, R., Malone, M., Alvarez-Zarikian, C., and the IODP Expeditions 303 and 306 Scientists, 2006. IODP Expeditions 303 and 306 monitor Miocene–Quaternary climate in the North Atlantic. Scientific Drilling, 2:4-10. doi:10.2204/

Chen, Mu-Hong, Qiang Zhang, Lan-Lan Zhang, Carlos Alvarez Zarikian, Ru-Jian Wang. Stratigraphic distribution of the radiolarian Spongodiscus biconcavus Haeckel at IODP Site U1340 in the Bering Sea and its paleoceanographic significance. Palaeoworld (2013),

D’Hondt, S., F. Inagaki, C. Alvarez Zarikian, and the IODP Expedition 329 Scientific Party, 2013. IODP Expedition 329: life and habitability beneath the seafloor of the South Pacific Gyre. Scientific Drilling, No. 15, doi:10.2204/

Dickens, G.R., Bentley, S., Droxler, A., Opdyke, B., Peterson, L., Febo, L., Francis, J., Jorry, S., Mallarino, G., McFadden, M., Muhammad, Z., Olson, B., Patterson, L., C. Alvarez Zarikian. 2006. Sediment accumulation on the shelf edges, adjacent slopes, and basin floors of the Gulf of Papua: A preliminary late Quaternary view of sedimentary sinks in the Papua New Guinea Source-to-Sink focus area. Margins, Newsletter 16, 1–5.

Dorador, J., F.J. Rodríguez-Tovar and IODP Expedition 339 Scientists (including C.A. Alvarez Zarikian). 2014. Digital Image Treatment applied to ichnological analysis of marine core sediments. Facies, 60:39–44. doi:10.1007/s10347-013-0383-z

Dorador, J., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J. and IODP Expedition 339 Scientists (Including C. Alvarez Zarikian), Quantitative Estimation of Bioturbation Based on Digital Image Analysis, Marine Geology (2014), doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2014.01.003 [accepted manuscript]

Hernández-Molina, F. J., Stow, D., and Alvarez-Zarikian, C.: IODP Expedition 339 in the Gulf of Cadiz and off West Iberia: decoding the environmental significance of the Mediterranean outflow water and its global influence, Sci. Dril., 16, 1–11, doi:10.5194/sd-16-1-2013, 2013

Hernández-Molina, F.J., D.A.V. Stow, C.A. Alvarez-Zarikian, G. Acton, A. Bahr, B. Balestra, E. Ducassou, R. Flood, J.-A. Flores, S. Furota, P. Grunert, D. Hodell, F. Jimenez-Espejo, J.K. Kim, L. Krissek, J. Kuroda, B. Li, E. Llave, J. Lofi, L. Lourens, M. Miller, F. Nanayama, N. Nishida, C. Richter, C. Roque, H. Pereira, M.F. Sanchez Goñi, F.J. Sierro, A.D. Singh, C. Sloss, Y. Takashimizu, A. Tzanova, A. Voelker, T. Williams, C. Xuan, 2014. Onset of Mediterranean outflow into the North Atlantic. Science (13 June 2014): 344 (6189), 1244–1250. [doi:10.1126/science.1251306]

Hodell, D. A., Lourens, L., Stow, D. A. V., Hernández-Molina, J., and Alvarez Zarikian, C. A.: The “Shackleton Site” (IODP Site U1385) on the Iberian Margin, Sci. Dril., 16, 13–19, doi:10.5194/sd-16-13-2013, 2013

Hood. T., C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, P.L. Blackwelder, T.A. Nelsen, P.K. Swart, and C. Featherstone. 2000, Identifying multiple stressors in the coastal ocean: the role of microfauna in discriminating between natural and anthropogenic influences. Proceedings, Coastal Society Conference, Portland, Oregon, 697-699.

Nelsen, T.A., Blackwelder, P.L., Hood, T., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Trefry, J. and Metz, S., Eadie, B. and McKee, B. 1995. Retrospective analysis of NECOP area sediments: biogenic, inorganic and organic indicators of anthropogenic influences since the turn of the century, 90–101. In: Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity, Proceedings of 1994 Synthesis Workshop, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Nelsen, T.A., Blackwelder, P.L., Hood, T., McKee, B., Romer, N., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A. and Metz, S. 1994, Time-based correlation of biogenic, lithogenic and authigenic sediment components with anthropogenic inputs in the Gulf of Mexico NECOP study area. Estuaries, 17, 873–885.

Nelsen, T.A., Blackwelder, P.L., Hood, T., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Trefry, J. and Metz, S. 1994. The sedimentary record in the NECOP study area: A history of anthropogenic impact. EOS, 75:51.

Nelsen, T.A., H.R. Wanless, J. H. Trefry, C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, T. Hood, P.L. Blackwelder, P.K. Swart, L. Tedesco, W-J. Kang, S. Metz, J. Garte, C. Featherstone, C. Souch, J. F. Pachut, M. O'Neal, and G. Ellis, 2002, Linkages between the South Florida peninsula and coastal zone: A sediment-based history of natural and anthropogenic influences. In: Karen and James Porter (Eds.) The Everglades, Florida Bay, and coral reefs of the Florida Keys: an ecosystem sourcebook. CRC Press. 1–1000.

Pierre, C., M-M Blanc-Valleron, S. Caquineau, C. März, A.C. Ravelo, K. Takahashi, C. Alvarez Zarikian, 2014. Mineralogical, geochemical and isotopic characterization of authigenic carbonates from the methane-bearing sediments of the Bering Sea. Deep-Sea Res. II (2014), []

Reese, R. and C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, 2004, Review of aquifer storage and recovery in the Floridan Aquifer system of southern Florida, U.S. Geological Survey, Fact Sheet 2004–3128, 4 p.

Reese, R.S., and Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., 2007, Hydrogeology and Aquifer Storage and Recovery Performance in the Upper Floridan Aquifer, Southern Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5239, 110 p.

Soter, S., Blackwelder, P.L., Tziavos, C., Katsonopoulou, D., Hood, T. and Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., 2001, Environmental analysis of cores from the Helike delta, Gulf of Corinth, Greece. Journal of Coastal Research, 17(1): 95–106.

Stein, R., Kanamatsu, T., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Higgins, S., Channell, J.E.T., Aboud, E., Ohno, M., Acton, G.D., Akimoto, K, Bailey, I., Bjørklund, K.R., Evans, H., Nielsen, S.H.H., Fang, N., Ferretti, P., Gruetzner, J., Guyodo, Y.J.B., Hagino, K., Harris, R., Hatakeda, K., Hefter, J. Judge, S.A., Kulhanek, D.K., Nanayama, F., Rashid, H., Sierro Sanchez, F. J., Voelker, A. and Zhai, Q. 2006. North Atlantic paleoceanography: the last 5 million years. EOS, 87:129, 133.

Takahashi, K., Ravelo, A.C., and Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., 2007. Pliocene-Pleistocene paleoceanography and climate history of the Bering Sea. IODP Sci. Prosp., 318. doi:10.2204/iodp.sp.318.2007

Takahashi, K., A.C. Ravelo, C.A. Alvarez Zarikian, and the IODP Expedition 323 Scientists, 2011. IODP Expedition 323—Pliocene and Pleistocene paleoceanographic changes in the Bering Sea. Scientific Drilling 11, 4–13, doi:10.2204/

Wehrmann, L. M., N. Risgaard-Petersen, H. N. Schrum, E. A. Walsh, Y. Huh, M. Ikehara, C. Pierre, S. D’Hondt, T.G. Ferdelman, A.C. Ravelo, K. Takahashi, C. Alvarez Zarikian and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Expedition 323 Scientific Party, 2011. Coupled organic and inorganic carbon cycling in the deep subseafloor sediment of the northeastern Bering Sea Slope (IODP Exp. 323), Chemical Geology 284, 251–261, doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2011.03.002

Zhang, G., C. Smith-Duque, S. Tang, H. Li, C. Alvarez Zarikian, S. D’Hondt, F. Inagaki and IODP Expedition 329 Scientists. 2012. Geochemistry of basalts from IODP Site U1365: Implications for magmatism and mantle source signatures of the mid-Cretaceous Osbourn Trough. Lithos 144–145 (2012) 73–87.