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53) Louden, S. L. & Kessler, J. D. (2023). The emission of low pH water from Gulf of Mexico seeps as revealed by δ13C-CO2 and methane oxidation data. Environmental Science: Advances, 2, 1600-1606. https://doi.org/10.1039/D3VA00117B

52) Wang, S., Foster, A., Lenz, E. A., Kessler, J. D., Stroeve, J. C., Anderson, L. O., Turetsky, M., Betts, R., Zou, S., Liu, W., Boos, W. R., & Hausfather, Z. (2023). Mechanisms and impacts of Earth system tipping elements. Reviews of Geophysics, 61, e2021RG000757. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021RG000757

51) Joung, D.-J., Ruppel, C. D., Southon, J., Weber, T. S., & Kessler, J. D. (2022). Negligible atmospheric release of methane from decomposing hydrates in mid-latitude oceans. Nature: Geoscience, 15, 885-891. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-022-01044-8

50) Joung, D.-J., Ruppel, C. D., Southon, J., & Kessler, J. D. (2022). Elevated levels of radiocarbon in methane dissolved in seawater reveal likely local contamination from nuclear powered vessels. Science of The Total Environment, 806(2), 150456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150456

49) Garcia‐Tigreros, F., Leonte, M., Ruppel, C. D., Ruiz‐Angulo, A., Joung, D. J., Young, B.*, & Kessler, J. D. (2021). Estimating the impact of seep methane oxidation on ocean pH and dissolved inorganic radiocarbon along the U.S. Mid‐Atlantic Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126, e2019JG005621. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JG005621

48) Joung, D.-J., Leonte, M., Valentine, D. L., Sparrow, K., Weber, T., & Kessler, J. D. (2020). Radiocarbon in marine methane reveals patchy impact of seeps on surface waters. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL089516. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL089516

47) Wilson, S. T., Al-Haj, A. N., Bourbonnais, A., Frey, C., Fulweiler, R. W., Kessler, J. D., Marchant, H. K., Milucka, J., Ray, N. E., Suntharalingham, P., Thornton, B. F., Upstill-Goddard, R. C., Weber, T. S., Arévalo-Martínez, D. L., Bange, H. W., Benway, H. M., Bianchi, D., Borges, A. V., Chang, B. X., Crill, P. M., del Valle, D. A., Farías, L., Joye, S. B., Kock, A., Labidi, J., Manning, C. C., Pohlman, J. W., Rehder, G., Sparrow, K. J., Tortell, P. D., Treude, T., Valentine, D. L., Ward, B. B., Yang, S., and Yurganov, L. N. (2020). Ideas and perspectives: A strategic assessment of methane and nitrous oxide measurements in the marine environment. Biogeosciences, 17, 5809–5828. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-5809-2020

46) Wang, B., I. Jun, S. A. Socolofsky, S. F. DiMarco, J. D. Kessler (2020). Dynamics of gas bubbles from a submarine hydrocarbon seep within the hydrate stability zone. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL089256. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL089256

45) Leonte, M., Ruppel, C. D., Ruiz-Angulo, A., and J. D. Kessler (2020). Surface methane concentrations along the Mid‐Atlantic Bight driven by aerobic subsurface production rather than seafloor gas seeps. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 125, e2019JC015989. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015989 

44) Chan, E.W., A.M. Shiller, D.J. Joung, E.C. Arrington, D.L. Valentine, M.C. Redmond, J.A. Breier, S.A. Socolofsky, and J.D. Kessler (2019). Investigations of Aerobic Methane Oxidation in Two Marine Seep Environments: Part 1-Chemical Kinetics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015594 

43) Chan, E.W., A.M. Shiller, D.J. Joung, E.C. Arrington, D.L. Valentine, M.C. Redmond, J.A. Breier, S.A. Socolofsky, and J.D. Kessler (2019). Investigations of Aerobic Methane Oxidation in Two Marine Seep Environments: Part 2-Isotopic Kinetics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JC015603

42) Joung, D.-J., M. Leonte, and J. D. Kessler (2019). Methane sources in the waters of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior as revealed by natural radiocarbon measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 5436–5444. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082531

41) Leonte, M.,  B. Wang,  S. A. Socolofsky,  S. Mau,  J. A. Breier, and  J. D. Kessler (2018). Using Carbon Isotope Fractionation to Constrain the Extent of Methane Dissolution Into the Water Column Surrounding a Natural Hydrocarbon Gas Seep in the Northern Gulf of Mexico. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 19, 4459–4475. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GC007705

40) SparrowK. J. and J. D. Kessler (2018). Comment on “The origin of methane in the East Siberian Arctic Shelf unraveled with triple isotope analysis” by Sapart et al. (2017). Biogeosciences, 15, 4777–4779. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-15-4777-2018

39) Garcia-Tigreros, F. and J. D. Kessler (2018). Limited acute influence of aerobic methane oxidation on ocean carbon dioxide and pH in Hudson canyon, northern U.S. Atlantic margin. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123(7), 2135-2144. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JG004384

38) SparrowK. J., J. D. Kessler, J. R. Southon, F. Garcia-Tigreros, K. M. Schreiner, C. D. Ruppel, J. B. Miller, S. J. Lehman, and X. Xu (2018). Limited contribution of ancient methane to surface waters of the U.S. Beaufort Sea shelf. Science Advances, 4(1), eaao4842. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aao4842

37) Shiller, A. M., E. W. Chan, D. J. Joung, M. C. Redmond, and J. D. Kessler (2017). Light rare earth element depletion during Deepwater Horizon blowout methanotrophy. Nature: Scientific Reports, 7, 10389. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-11060-z

36) SparrowK. J. and J. D. Kessler (2017). Efficient collection and preparation of methane from low concentration waters for natural abundance radiocarbon analysis. Limnology & Oceanography: Methods, 15(7),601-617. https://doi.org/10.1002/lom3.10184

35) LeonteM., J. D. Kessler, M. Y. Kellermann, E. C. Arrington, D. L. Valentine, and S. P. Sylva (2017). Rapid rates of aerobic methane oxidation at the feather edge of gas hydrate stability in the waters of Hudson Canyon, US Atlantic Margin. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 204, 375-387. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.01.009

34) Ruppel, C. D. and J. D. Kessler (2017). The Interaction of Climate Change and Methane Hydrates. Reviews of Geophysics, 55(1), 126-168. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016RG000534

33) Weinstein, A.*, L. Navarrete*, C. Ruppel, T. C. Weber, M. Leonte, M. Y. Kellermann, E. C. Arrington, D. L. Valentine, M. I. Scranton, and J. D. Kessler (2016). Determining the flux of methane into Hudson Canyon at the edge of methane clathrate hydrate stability. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17(10), 3882-3892. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GC006421

32) Garcia-Tigreros Kodovska, F., K.J. Sparrow, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, A. Paytan, N.T. Dimova, A. Lecher, and J.D. Kessler (2016). Dissolved methane and carbon dioxide fluxes in Subarctic and Arctic regions: Assessing measurement techniques and spatial gradients. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 436, 43-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.12.002

31) Chan, E., J. D. Kessler, A. Shiller, D.J. Joung, and F. Colombo (2016). Aqueous mesocosm techniques enabling the real-time measurement of the chemical and isotopic kinetics of dissolved methane and carbon dioxide. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(6), 3039-3046. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b04304

30) Christian, K.M., L.K Lautz, G.D Hoke, D.I Siegel, Z. Lu, and J. Kessler (2016). Methane occurrence is associated with sodium‐rich valley waters in domestic wells overlying the Marcellus shale in New York State. Water Resources Research, 52(1), 206-226. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015WR017805

29) LecherA.L., J.D. Kessler, K. SparrowF. Garcia-Tigreros Kodovska, N. Dimova, J. Murray, S. Tulaczyk, and A. Paytan (2016). Methane transport through submarine groundwater discharge to the North Pacific and Arctic Ocean at two Alaskan sites. Limnology and Oceanography, 61, S344-S355. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.10118

28) Dimova, N.T., A. Paytan, J.D. Kessler, K.J. Sparrow, F. Garcia-Tigreros Kodovska, A.L. Lecher, J. Murray, and S.M. Tulaczyk (2015). Current Magnitude and Mechanisms of Groundwater Discharge in the Arctic: Case Study from Alaska. Environmental Science & Technology, 49(20), 12036-12043. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b02215

27) Paytan, A., A. Lecher, N. Dimova, K. Sparrow, F. Garcia-Tigreros Kodovska, and J.D. Kessler (2015). Methane transport from the active layer to lakes in the Arctic using Toolik Lake, Alaska, as a case study. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(12), 3636-3640. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1417392112

26) Pack, M.A., X. Xu, M. Lupascu, J.D. Kessler, and C. Czimczik (2015). A rapid method for preparing low volume CH4 and CO2 gas samples for 14C AMS analysis. Organic Geochemistry, 78, 89-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.10.010

25) Kessler, J.D. (2014). Atlantic Bubble Bath. Nature: Geoscience, 7(9), 625-626. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2238

24) Du, M., S. Yvon-Lewis, F. Garcia-Tigreros, D.L. Valentine, S. Mendes, and J.D. Kessler (2014). High resolution measurements of methane and carbon dioxide concentrations and air-sea fluxes reveal the influence of methane seepage on greenhouse gas dynamics in a massive natural seep field near Coal Oil Point, California. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(17), 10165-10173. https://doi.org/10.1021/es5017813

23) Errera, R.M., S. Yvon-Lewis, J.D. Kessler, and L. Campbell (2014). Reponses of the dinoflagellate Karenia brevis to climate change: pCO2 and sea surface temperatures. Harmful Algae. 37, 110-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2014.05.012

22) Lautz, L.K., G.D. Hoke, Z. Lu, D.I. Siegel, J.D. Kessler, K. Christian, and N.G. Teale (2014). Using Discriminant Analysis to Determine Sources of Salinity in Shallow Groundwater Prior to Hydraulic Fracturing. Environmental Science & Technology, 48(16), 9061-9069. https://doi.org/10.1021/es502244v

21) Chen, Y., K. Lehmann, J.D. Kessler, B. Sherwood Lollar, G. Lacrampe-Couloume, and T.C. Onstott (2013). Measurement of the 13C/12C of atmospheric CH4 using near-IR Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy. Analytical Chemistry, 85(23), 11250-11257. https://doi.org/10.1021/ac401605s

20) Du, M., and J.D. Kessler (2012). Assessment of the Spatial and Temporal Variability of Bulk Hydrocarbon Respiration Following the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  Environmental Science & Technology, 46(19), 10499-10507. https://doi.org/10.1021/es301363k

19) Ryerson, T.B., R. Camilli, J.D. Kessler, E.B. Kujawinski, C.M. Reddy, D.L. Valentine, E. Atlas, D.R. Blake, J. de Gouw, S. Meinardi, D.D. Parrish, J. Peischl, J.S. Seewald, and C. Warneke (2012). Chemical data quantify Deepwater Horizon hydrocarbon flow rate and environmental distribution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(50), 20246-20253. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1110564109

18) Hu, L., S.A. Yvon-Lewis, J.D. Kessler, and I.R. MacDonald (2012). Methane fluxes to the atmosphere from deepwater hydrocarbon seeps in the northern Gulf of Mexico. J Geophys Res-Oceans, 117, C01009. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JC007208

17) Kessler, J.D., D.L. Valentine, M.C. Redmond, M. Du, E.W. Chan, S.D. Mendes, E.W. Quiroz, C.J. Villanueva, S.S. Shusta, L.M. Werra, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, and T.C. Weber (2011). A Persistent Oxygen Anomaly Reveals the Fate of Spilled Methane in the Deep Gulf of Mexico. Science, 331(6015), 312-315. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1199697

16) Kessler, J.D., D.L. Valentine, M.C. Redmond, and M. Du (2011). Response to Comment on ‘A Persistent Oxygen Anomaly Reveals the Fate of Spilled Methane in the Deep Gulf of Mexico’. Science, 332, 1033. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1203428

15) Pasche, N., Schmid, M., Vazquez, F., Schubert, C. J., Wüest, A., Kessler, J.D., Pack, M.A., Reeburgh, W.S., and Burgmann, H. (2011). Methane sources and sinks in Lake Kivu. J Geophys Res-Biogeo, 116, G03006. https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JG001690

14) Yvon-Lewis, S.A., L. Hu, and J.D. Kessler (2011).  Methane flux to the atmosphere from the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.  Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L01602. https://doi.org/10.1029/2010GL045928

13) Crowe, S.A., S. Katsev, K. Leslie, A. Sturm, C. Magen, S. Nomosatryo, M.A. Pack, J.D. Kessler, W.S. Reeburgh, J.A. Roberts, L. Gonzalez, G. Douglas Haffner, A. Mucci, B. Sundby, and D.A. Fowle (2011).  The methane cycle in ferruginous Lake Matano. Geobiology, 9(1), 61-78. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4669.2010.00257.x

12) Valentine, D.L., J.D. Kessler, M.C. Redmond, S.D. MendesM.B. Heintz, C. Farwell, L. Hu, F.S. Kinnaman, S.A. Yvon-Lewis, M. DuE.W. Chan, F. Garcia-Tigreros, and C.J. Villanueva (2010). Propane respiration jump-starts microbial response to a deep oil spill. Science, 330(6001), 208-211. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1196830

11) Pape, T., A. Bahr, J. Rethemeyer, J. D. Kessler, H. Sahling, K. Hinrichs, S. A. Klapp, W. S. Reeburgh, and G. Bohrmann (2010). Molecular and isotopic partitioning of low-molecular-weight hydrocarbons during migration and gas hydrate precipitation in deposits of a high-flux seepage site. Chemical Geology, 269 (3-4), 350-363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.10.009

10) Kessler, J.D., W.S. Reeburgh, D.L. Valentine, F.S. Kinnaman, E.T. Peltzer, P.G. Brewer, J. Southon, and S.C. Tyler (2008). A survey of methane isotope abundance (14C, 13C, 2H) from five nearshore marine basins that reveals unusual radiocarbon levels in subsurface waters. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113(C12), C12021. https://doi.org/10.1029/2008JC004822

9) Kessler, J.D., W.S. Reeburgh, and S.C. Tyler (2006). Controls on Methane Concentration and Stable Isotope (δ2H-CH4 and δ13C-CH4) Distributions in the water columns of the Black Sea and Cariaco Basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 20(4), GB4004. https://doi.org/10.1029/2005GB002571

8) Kessler, J.D., W.S. Reeburgh, J. Southon, R. Seifert, W. Michaelis, and S.C. Tyler (2006). Basin-wide Estimates of Input of Methane from Seeps and Clathrates to the Black Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 243(3-4), 366-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2006.01.006

7) Onstott, T.C., D. McGown, J. Kessler, B. Sherwood Lollar, K.K. Lehmann, and S.M. Clifford (2006). Martian CH4: Sources, Flux, and Detection.  Astrobiology, 6(2), 377-395. https://doi.org/10.1089/ast.2006.6.377

6) Kessler, J.D., W.S. Reeburgh, J. Southon, and R. Varela (2005). Fossil Methane Source Dominates Cariaco Basin Water Column Methane Geochemistry. Geophysical Research Letters, 32(12), L12609. https://doi.org/10.1029/2005GL022984

5) Kessler, J.D. and W.S. Reeburgh (2005). Preparation of Natural Methane Samples for Stable Isotope and Radiocarbon Analysis. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 3, 408-418. https://doi.org/10.4319/lom.2005.3.408

4) Currie, L.A. and J.D. Kessler (2005). On the isolation of elemental carbon (EC) for micro-molar 14C accelerator mass spectrometry: development of a hybrid reference material for 14C-EC accuracy assurance, and a critical evaluation of the thermal optical kinetic (TOK) isolation procedure. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 5, 2833-2845. https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-5-2833-2005

3) Currie, L.A., J.D. Kessler, R.A. Fletcher, and J.E. Dibb (2005). Long range transport of biomass aerosol to Greenland: Multi-spectroscopic investigation of particles deposited in snow. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 263(2), 399-411. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-005-0069-2

2) Currie, L.A., B.A. Benner, Jr, H. Cachier, R. Cary, J.C. Chow, E.R.M. Druffel, T.I. Eglinton, O. Gustafsson, P.C. Hartmann, J.I. Hedges, J.D. Kessler, T.W. Kirchstetter, D.B. Klinedinst, G.A. Klouda, J.V. Marolf, C.A. Masiello, T. Novakov, A. Pearson, K.M. Prentice, H. Puxbaum, J.G. Quinn, C.M. Reddy, H. Schmid, J.F. Slater, J. Watson, and S.A. Wise (2002). A Critical Evaluation of Interlaboratory Data on Total, Elemental, and Isotopic Carbon in the Carbonaceous Particle Reference Material, NIST SRM 1649a. Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, 107, 279-298. https://doi.org/10.6028/jres.107.022

1) Currie, L.A., J.D. Kessler, J.V. Marolf, A.P. McNichol, D.R. Stuart, J.C. Donoghue, D.J. Donahue, G.S. Burr, and D. Biddulph (2000). Low-level (submicromole) Environmental 14C Metrology. Nuclear Instruments and Methods B, 172, 440-448. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0168-583X(00)00217-2