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College of Arts & Sciences
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment

Lori Ziolkowski

Assistant Professor
School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment

Phone Number: 803-777-0035
Office: EWS 304
Research Areas: Biogeochemistry & Geochemistry
Climate Change
Research Summary:

Bioavailability of Arctic soils, Biogeochemistry of darkening glacier surfaces, Environmental controls of hydrocarbon degradation

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Lori Ziolkowski

Recent Publications:

Coppola, A.I., L.A. Ziolkowski, C. Masiello and E.R.M. Druffel, Aged black carbon in marine sediments and sinking particles, Geophysical Research Letters, 2014, 41, 7, 2427-2433.

Ziolkowski, L.A., N. Myktczuk, C.R. Omelon, L. Whyte and G.F. Slater, Isotopic and geochemical evidence of microbial activity of Arctic gypsum endoliths2013. Biogeosciences Discussions, 10, 2269-2304.

Ziolkowski, L.A., J. Wierzchos, A.F. Davila and G.F. Slater.  Radiocarbon evidence of active endolithic microbial communities in the hyper-arid core of the Atacama Desert. 2013. Astrobiology. 13 (7) 607-616.

Coppola, A.I., L.A. Ziolkowski and E.R.M. Druffel, Extraneous carbon assessments in  radiocarbon measurements of black carbon in sediments using the benzene polycarboxylic acid method.  2013.  Radiocarbon. 55(2-3) 1631 – 1640.

Mailloux, B. J., A. Dochenetz, M.E. Bishop, H. Dong, L.A. Ziolkowski, K.E. Wommack, E. G. Sakowski, T.C. Onstott and G.F. Slater.  A Carbon Free Filter for Collection of Large Volume Samples of Cellular Biomass from Oligotrophic Waters. 2012,Journal of Microbiological Methods.90(3) pg 145-151.  doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2012.04.016

Druffel, K.C., D. Vetter, S.M. Griffin, E.R.M. Druffel, R.B. Dunbar, D.A. Mucciarone, L.A. Ziolkowski and J. Sanchez-Cabez, Radiocarbon and stable isotopes in Palmyra corals during the past century, 2012, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, pg 154-162, 10.1016/j.gca.2010.11.028.

Ziolkowski, L.A., J. Greaves, A.R. Chamberlin, E.R.M. Druffel. Quantification of black carbon in marine systems using the polycarboxylic acid method: a mechanistic and yield study. 2011, Limnology and Oceanography Methods, 9, pg 140-149.

Harvey, M.J., C.S. Law, M.J. Smith, J.A. Hall, E.R. Abraham, C.L. Stevens. M.G. Hadfield, D.T. Ho, B. Ward, S.D. Archer, J.M. Cainey, K.I. Currie, D.Devries, M.J. Ellwood, P. Hill, G.B. Jones, D. Katz, J. Kuparinen, B. Muscaskill, W. Main, A. Marriner, J. McGregor, C. McNeil, P.J. Minnett, S.D. Nodder, J.Peloquin, S. Pickmere, M.H. Pinkerton, K.A. Safi, R. Thompson, M. Walkington, S.W. Wright and L.A. Ziolkowski , 2011, The SOLAS air-sea gas exchange experiment (SAGE) 2004, Deep Sea Research II, 58(6), pg 753-763.