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Professor, School of Earth and Space ExplorationDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Office: PSF-630
Phone: 480-965-0767
Fax: 480-965-2747

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1996 

A.B., Harvard University, 1989

Research Areas

Enviromental and Isotope Geochemistry

Research and Teaching Interests

Researchers in Ariel Anbar's group use chemical concepts and approaches to study geological, chemical and biological processes that shape the Earth's surface environment and how they have changed through time. Study of these processes teaches us about the habitability of the Earth, the history of the environment and life, the effects of human activities on the environment, and the prospects for life beyond Earth. Their efforts center on the development and application of novel analytical techniques, particularly using mass spectrometry. Recently, we have been among the pioneers in using multiple-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS) to precisely measure mass-dependent variations in the isotopic compositions of transition metals, particularly iron and molybdenum. Work by Anbar's group and others documents that variations of 0.01 - 0.1 %/amu, once undetectable, are actually ubiquitous. Such measurements in natural samples, informed by laboratory experiments and theoretical studies, provide insights into the environmental chemistry of metals and the metal-centered interactions between organisms and their surroundings. Applied to the geologic record, such "metal stable isotope" studies provide information about metal biogeochemical cycles on the ancient Earth, environmental changes that perturbed these cycles, and biological activity in the distant past (Arnold et al., 2004).

Anbar's group plans to continue to explore the biogeochemistry of metals in the middle of the periodic table, using isotopic and other methods. They are especially interested in "metallomic" research that relates the distribution and isotopic composition of metals in nature to the demand for these metals by various metalloenzymes. New state-of-the-art analytical facilities, particularly in the W. M. Keck Foundation Laboratory for Environmental Biogeochemistry, make ASU an exceptional setting to pursue this research.

Courses

Summer 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AST 592 Research
AST 692 Research
AST 792 Research
AST 799 Dissertation
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
AST 592 Research
AST 692 Research
AST 792 Research
AST 799 Dissertation
CHM 494 Special Topics
CHM 501 Current Topics in Chemistry
CHM 598 Special Topics
GLG 494 Special Topics
GLG 581 Isotope Geochemistry
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 591 Seminar
SES 106 Habitable Worlds

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHM 494 Special Topics
CHM 598 Special Topics
GLG 494 Special Topics
GLG 598 Special Topics

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHM 494 Special Topics
CHM 501 Current Topics in Chemistry
CHM 598 Special Topics
GLG 494 Special Topics
GLG 581 Isotope Geochemistry
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 106 Habitable Worlds
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 692 Research
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHM 302 Environmental Chemistry
GLG 106 Habitable Worlds

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
CHM 501 Current Topics in Chemistry
CHM 598 Special Topics
GLG 584 Internship
GLG 598 Special Topics
GLG 792 Research
HON 394 Special Topics
SOS 590 Reading and Conference

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
GLG 106 Habitable Worlds
GLG 592 Research
GLG 599 Thesis
GLG 792 Research
GLG 799 Dissertation

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. #G. W. Gordon, J. Monge, M. B. Channon, Q. Wu, J. L. Skulan, A. D. Anbar and R. Fonseca (# = Anbar-advised postdoc or staff first author). Predicting multiple myeloma disease activity by analyzing natural calcium isotopic composition. Leukemia (2014).

  2. *M. Neveu, A. T. Poret-Peterson, Z. M. P. Lee, A. D. Anbar and J. J. Elser (*Anbar-advised student first author). Prokaryotic cells separated from sediments are suitable for elemental composition analysis. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods (2014).

  3. ¶K. T. Goto, A. D. Anbar, G. W. Gordon, S. J. Romaniello, G. Shimoda, Y. Takaya, A. Tokumaru, R. Nozaki, K. Suzuki, S. Machida, T. Hanyu and A. Usui (¶ = Anbar-advised visiting student or scientist first author). Uranium isotope systematics of ferromanganese crusts in the Pacific Ocean: Implications for the marine 238U/235U isotope system. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta (2014).

  4. C. P. McKay, A. D. Anbar, C. Porco and P. Tsou. Follow the plume: the habitability of Enceladus. Astrobiology (2014).

  5. P. A. Young, S. J. Desch, A. D. Anbar, R. Barnes, N. R. Hinkel, R. Kopparapu, N. Madhusudhan, N. Monga, M. D. Pagano, M. A. Riner, E. Scannapieco, S-H. Shim and A. Truitt. Astrobiological stoichiometry. Astrobiology (2014).

  6. S. J. Desch, P. A. Young, A. D. Anbar, N. Hinkel, M. Pagano, A. Truitt and M. Turnbull. Report on a NASA Astrobiology Institute-funded Workshop Without Walls:?Stellar Stoichiometry. Astrobiology (2014).

  7. T. F. Nägler, A. D. Anbar, C. Archer, T. Goldberg, G. W. Gordon, N. D. Greber, C. Siebert, Y. Sohrin, and D. Vance. Proposal for an international molybdenum isotope measurement standard and data representation. Geostand. Geoanal. Res. (2014).

  8. A. Anbar, G. Bruce, S. Semken, R. Summons, S. Buxner , L. Horodyskij, B. Kotrc, J. Swann, S. Klug Boonstra, and C. Oliver. Virtual exploration of Earth’s evolution.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. (2014).

  9. A. I. Sheen, B. Kendall, C. Reinhard, A. D. Anbar, R. A. Creaser, J. Lyons, A. Bekker, S. W. Poulton. Quantitative constraints on the extent of Middle Proterozoic ocean anoxia from modeling of the oceanic mass balance of rhenium.. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (2014).

  10. G. Bruce, A. Anbar, S. Semken, R. Summons, C. Oliver, and S. Buxner. iVFTs - immersive virtual field trips for interactive learning about Earth’s environment.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. (2014).

  11. H. Smith, H. Kim, S. Romaniello, P. Field and A. Anbar. A robust and fully-automated chromatographic method for the quantitative purification of Ca and Sr for isotopic analysis.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec (2014).

  12. K. Goto, T. Ito, K. Suzuki, A. Anbar, G. Gordon, T. Kashiwabara, Y. Takaya, G. Shimoda, T. Nozaki, S. Kiyokawa, G. Tetteh and F. Nyame. A highly oxidized atmosphere–ocean system and oceanic molybdenum drawdown during the Paleoproterozoic.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec (2014).

  13. L. Horodyskyj, D. Schönstein, S. Buxner, S. Semken and A. Anbar. Increasing Impact of Coursework Through Deep Analytics.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. (2014).

  14. M. Roy, C. Ostrander, T. Lyons, S. Olson, R. Buick and A. Anbar. Preliminary results from the AIDP-2 and AIDP-3 drill cores hint at systematic Mo enrichments in the ~2.65 Ga Roy Hill Shale.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. (2014).

  15. S. Olson, C. Reinhard, N. Planavsky, T. Lyons, M. Roy and A. Anbar. Oxygen oases before and after the GOE: insights from metals and models. Invited. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec. (2014).

  16. X. Chen, S. Romaniello, A. Herrmann, L. Wasylenki and A. Anbar. Uranium isotope fractionation during coprecipitation with aragonite and calcite.. 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 15-19 Dec (2014).

  17. X. Chen, S. Romaniello, A. Herrmann, L. Wasylenki and A. Anbar. Uranium isotope fractionation during incorporation into aragonite and calcite.. 24th V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Sacramento, CA, 8-13 June. (2014).

  18. #B. Kendall, G. A. Brennecka, S. Weyer and A. D. Anbar. (# = Anbar-advised postdoc or staff first author). Uranium isotope fractionation suggests oxidative uranium mobilization at 2.50 Ga.. Chem. Geol. (2013).

  19. *C. Mead, J. R. Lyons, T. M. Johnson and A. D. Anbar. (* = Anbar-advised student first author). Unique Hg stable isotope signatures of compact fluorescent lamp-sourced Hg.. Env. Sci. Tech. (2013).

  20. *C. Mead, P. Herckes, B. J. Majestic and A. D. Anbar. (* = Anbar-advised student first author). Source apportionment of aerosol iron in the marine environment using iron isotope analysis.. Geophys. Res. Lett. (2013).

  21. *J. B. Glass, A. Chappaz, B. Eustis, A. C. Heyvaert, D. Waetjen, H. E. Hartnett and A. D. Anbar. (* = Anbar-advised student first author). Molybdenum geochemistry in a seasonally dysoxic Mo-limited lacustrine ecosystem.. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta. (2013).

  22. *J. B. Glass, A. T. Poret-Peterson, F. Wolfe-Simon and A. D. Anbar. (* = Anbar-advised student first author). Molybdenum limitation induces expression of the molybdate-binding protein Mop in a freshwater nitrogen-fixing cyanobacterium.. Adv. Microbiol. (2013).

  23. *S. Romaniello, A. D. Herrmann and A. D. Anbar.. Uranium concentrations and 238U/235U isotope ratios (238U/235U) in modern carbonates from the Bahamas: assessing a novel paleoredox proxy.. Chem. Geol. (2013).

  24. C. Scott, N. J. Planavsky, C. L. DuPont, B. Kendall, B. C. Gill, L. J. Robbins, K. F. Husband, G. L. Arnold, B. A. Wing, S. W. Poulton, A. Bekker, A. D. Anbar, K. O. Konhauser and T. W. Lyons.. Bioavailability of zinc in marine systems through time.. Nature (Geoscience). (2013).

  25. T. Goldberg, G. Gordon, G. Izon, C. Archer, C. R. Pearce, J. McManus, A. D. Anbar and M. Rehkämper.. Resolution of inter-laboratory discrepancies in Mo isotope data: an intercalibration.. J. Anal. At. Spectrom. (2013).

  26. Y. Marusenko, J. Shipp, G. A. Hamilton, J. L.L. Morgan, M. Keebaugh, H. Hill, A. Dutta, X. Zhuo, N. Upadhyay, J. Hutchings, P. Herckes, A. D. Anbar, E. Shock and H. E. Hartnett.. Bioavailability of nanoparticulate hematite to Arabidopsis thaliana.. Environ. Pollut. (2013).

  27. Book chapter: T. K. Lowenstein, B. Kendall and A. D. Anbar.. Chapter 8.21: The geologic history of seawater. Treatise on Geochemistry. Elsevier (2013).

  28. #G. Bruce, A. D. Anbar, K. E. Karlstrom and L. J. Crossey. (# = Anbar-advised postdoc or staff first author). Virtual field exploration of Grand Canyon geology and geologic history.. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45: 399. (2013).

  29. #G. W. Gordon, J. Monge, M. B. Channon, Q. Wu, J. Skulan, A. D. Anbar and R. Fonseca. (# = Anbar-advised postdoc or staff first author). Calcium isotopic composition and its association with multiple myeloma disease activity.. Abstract presented at the 55th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, Dec. 7-10. (2013).

  30. #L. Horodyskyj, D. Ben-Naim, S. C. Semken and A. D. Anbar. (# = Anbar-advised postdoc or staff first author). Transforming the online course.. 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 Dec. (2013).

  31. #M. Channon, G. Gordon, Q. Schollenberger, J. Morgan, S. Smith and A. Anbar. (# = Anbar-advised postdoc or staff first author). Understanding controls on Ca isotopes in human blood and urine.. Mineralogical Magazine (2013).

  32. *M. Neveu, A. T. Poret-Peterson, A. D. Anbar and J. J. Elser . (* = Anbar-advised student first author). Ordinary stoichiometry of extraordinary microbes.. 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 Dec. (2013).

  33. A. Anbar and T. Lyons. Redox-sensitive metals and their isotopes: the Holland legacy of early ocean exploration.. 23rd V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Florence, Italy, 25-30 August. Published in Mineralogical Magazine (2013).

  34. A. Anbar and T. Lyons.. Redox-sensitive metals and their isotopes: the Holland legacy of early ocean exploration.. Mineralogical Magazine (2013).

  35. A. D. Anbar. Isotope innovations. 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 Dec. Invited. (2013).

  36. A. D. Anbar. Isotope innovations. Invited.. 2013 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA, 8-13 Dec. (2013).

  37. A. D. Anbar, J. Skulan, G. Gordon and J. Morgan. Metallomic markers in medicine.. Pittcon 2013 Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 17-21. Invited. (2013).

  38. A. D. Anbar, J. Skulan, G. Gordon and J. Morgan.. Metallomic markers in medicine.. Abstract presented at the Pittcon 2013 Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 17-21. Invited. (2013).

  39. A. D. Anbar, L. Horodyskyj, D. Ben-Naim and S. Semken. Innovation online: inverting the lecture-lab paradigm in science education.. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (2013).

  40. A. D. Anbar, L. Horodyskyj, D. Ben-Naim and S. Semken.. Innovation online: inverting the lecture-lab paradigm in science education.. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45: 656. (2013).

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Presentations

  1. A. D. Anbar The Uranium Isotope Paleoredox Proxy: A Primer and Future Prospects.. Colloquium, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei. (Jun 2014).
  2. A. D. Anbar A Non-Traditional Application of Non-Traditional Isotopes: Can Calcium Isotopes Detect Cancer?. Colloquium at University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei. (Jun 2014).
  3. A. D. Anbar A Non-Traditional Application of Non-Traditional Isotopes: Can Calcium Isotopes Detect Cancer?. Colloquium at the Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences. (Jun 2014).
  4. A. D. Anbar Detecting Exoplanetary Ecosystems.. Invited plenary talk at the 3rd International Geobiology Conference, Wuhan, China. (Jun 2014).
  5. A. D. Anbar Are We Alone?. Invited presentation to a meeting of the ASU Faculty Emeritii Association, April, 2014.. (Apr 2014).
  6. A. E. Kelly, G. D. Love, T. W. Lyons and A. D. Anbar An integrated organic-inorganic geochemical study of the 1.64 Ga Barney Creek Formation in Australia. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  7. B. Kendall, G. W. Gordon, S. Poulton and A. D. Anbar Molybdenum isotope constraints on the extent of late Paleoproterozoic ocean euxinia. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  8. C. Mead, A. D. Anbar, J. R. Lyons and T. M. Johnson Mass-independent fractionation of mercury isotopes in compact fluorescent light bulbs. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  9. A. T. Poret-Peterson, R. Schwegel, J. J. Elser, E. Shock and A. D. Anbar Diversity of membrane-bound nitrate reductase genes in geothermal springs. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  10. R. Raiswell, C. Reinhard, A. Derkowski and A. D. Anbar Environmental changes recorded by syngenetic and early diagenetic iron minerals in the late Archean Mt. McRae Shale. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  11. L. E. Wasylenki, G. Brennecka, J. Bargar, S. Weyer and A. D. Anbar EXAFS reveals the mechanism of U isotope fractionation during adsorption to Mn oxyhydroxide. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  12. W. B. Wilkes, L. E. Wasylenki and A. D. Anbar Zinc finger takes on a whole new meaning: reducing and monitoring zinc blanks in the isotope lab. 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA., 13-17 Dec.. (Dec 2010).
  13. A. Herrmann, T. J. Algeo and A. D. Anbar Do uranium isotopes of epicontinental black shales reflect global oceanic conditions?. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2010. (Nov 2010).
  14. T. W. Lyons, A. D. Anbar, A. Bekker, B. Kendall, C. Li, G. D. Love, P. Mcgoldrick, N. J. Planavsky, R. Raiswell, C. T. Reinhard, C. Scott New view of the old ocean: a prevalence of deep iron and marginalized sulfide from the late archean through the Proterozoic. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2010. (Nov 2010).
  15. R. Raiswell, C. Reinhard, A. Derkowski, J. Owens, S. Bottrell, A. D. Anbar and T. W. Lyons Formation of syngenetic and early diagenetic iron minerals in the late Archean Mt. McRae Ahale: paleoceanographic implications. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2010. (Nov 2010).
  16. L. E. Wasylenki, L. J. Liermann, J. Nuester, A. D. Anbar, S. L. Brantley Fe isotope fractionation and kinetics of Fe release during dissolution of two very different amphiboles. Geological Society of America Meeting, 2010. (Nov 2010).
  17. J. D. Blum, A. D. Anbar Mercury isotopes in the late Archean Mount McRae Shale. 2010 V. M. Goldschmidt Conference. (Jun 2010).
  18. T. W. Dahl, E. Hammarlund, A. H. Knoll, A.D. Anbar, D. E. Canfield Ocean oxygenation after the rise of animals. 2010 V. M. Goldschmidt Conference. (Jun 2010).
  19. C. Mead, A. D. Anbar, T. M. Johnson Mass-independent fractionation of Hg isotopes resulting from photochemical self-shielding. 2010 V. M. Goldschmidt Conference. (Jun 2010).
  20. S. Severmann, J. Mcmanus, R. Poulson-Brucker, J. Owens, T. Lyons, A. Anbar, G. Gordon Of modern lakes and ancient oceans: Trace metals and their isotopes in an anoxic African rift lake. 2010 V. M. Goldschmidt Conference. (Jun 2010).
  21. L. E. Wasylenki, G. A. Brennecka, J. R. Bargar, A. D. Anbar The mechanism of uranium isotope fractionation during adsorption to Mn oxyhydroxide. 2010 V. M. Goldschmidt Conference. (Jun 2010).
  22. A. D. Anbar, Y. Duan and B. Kendall Early oxygen. GeoCanada 2010. (May 2010).
  23. K. Alexander, K. Lui, T. Viliboroghi, A. Anbar, F. Garcia-Pichel, and H. E. Hartnett Response of biological soil crusts to porewater metal additions. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April.. (Apr 2010).
  24. A. D. Anbar Habitable Worlds: astrobiology meets sustainability in the virtual realm. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 Apri. (Apr 2010).
  25. A. D. Anbar, Y. Duan and B. Kendall Early oxygen. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX., 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  26. A. D. Anbar, E. S. Boyd, R. Buick, M. Claire, D. Des Marais, D. Domagal-Goldman, J. Eigenbrode, D. Erwin, K. Freeman, R. Hazen, C. Johnson, T. Lyons, V. Meadows, H. Ohmoto, S. Ono, J.W. Peters, B. Shapiro, R. Summons and M. Walter An Archean Biosphere Initiative. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  27. E. S. Boyd, A. D. Anbar, S. Miller, T. L. Hamilton, M. Lavin and J. W. Peters An early origin for molybdenum-nitrogenase. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  28. J. B. Glass, F. L. Wolfe-Simon, A. T. Poret-Peterson and A. D. Anbar Signatures of low-Mo ancient ocean may be preserved in cyanobacterial genomes. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  29. H. E. Hartnett, S. Romaniello, B. Johnson, M. Kyle, T. Anderson, A. D. Anbar, J. Elser and E. Shock Geochemical evidence for denitrification in a Yellowstone National Park hot spring. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  30. B. Kendall, G. Brennecka, S. Weyer and A. D. Anbar Onset of oxidative uranium mobilization on the late Archean Earth?. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  31. A. T. Poret-Peterson, R. Schwegel, M. Knowlton, J. J. Elser, E. L. Shock and A. D. Anbar Denitrification in hot environments: a gene perspective. Astrobiology Science Conference 2010, League City, TX, 26-29 April. (Apr 2010).
  32. S. Weyer, G. Brennecka, C. Montoya Pino, J. Noordmann, E. A. Schauble, M. Wadhwa and A. D. Anbar Natural variation of 238U/235U in geo- and cosmochemistry.. 2009 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. (Dec 2009).
  33. L. E. Wasylenki, G. Montanez and A. D. Anbar Cd isotope fractionation during adsorption varies with salinity. 2009 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. (Dec 2009).
  34. S. J. Romaniello, G. Brennecka, A. D. Anbar and A. S. Colman Natural isotopic fractionation of 238U/235U in the water column of the Black Sea. 2009 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. (Dec 2009).
  35. C. Reinhard, R. Raiswell, C. Scott, A. D. Anbar and T. W. Lyons Oxidative weathering and euxinia in the Late Archean. 2009 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. (Dec 2009).
  36. B. Kendall, C. Reinhard, T. W. Lyons, A. J. Kaufman and A. D. Anbar Late Archean surface ocean oxygenation. 2009 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. (Dec 2009).
  37. K. Alexander, D. Lui, A. D. Anbar, G. Garcia-Pichel and H. E. Hartnett Effect of nitrogen and metal additions on nitrogen fixation activity in biological soil crusts. 2009 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union. (Dec 2009).
  38. S. Weyer, G. Brennecka, J. Zipfel, M. Wadhwa and A. D. Anbar U isotope variations in CAIs: Implications for the age of the Solar System. 2009 Goldschmidt Conference. (Jul 2009).
  39. L. E. Wasylenki, C. L. Weeks, T. G. Spiro, J. R. Bargar and A. D. Anbar How Mo isotopes fractionate during adsorption to Mn and Fe oxyhydroxides.. 2009 Goldschmidt Conference. (Jul 2009).
  40. C. Montoya Pino, S. Weyer, B. van de Schootbrugge, A. D. Anbar, H. W. Arz, W. Oschmann and J. Pross Global versus regional anoxia during the OAE-2 and the T-OAE. 2009 Goldschmidt Conference. (Jul 2009).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Anbar,Ariel David * , Anbar,Ariel David * , . Inspark Science Network for Postsecondary Success in Entry Level science for Disadvantaged Students (the "Project"). (4/15/2015 - 1/31/2018).
  2. Anbar,Ariel David , Anbar,Ariel David , Knudson,Kelly , . The Isotopic Taphonomy of Human Remains. DOJ-NIJ (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2016).
  3. Desch,Steven * , Anbar,Ariel David , Anbar,Ariel David , Asphaug,Erik , Cadillo-Quiroz,Hinsby , Elser,James Joseph , Hartnett,Hilairy , Hartnett,Hilairy , Mcnamara,Allen Kieth , Neuer,Susanne , Patience,Jennifer Lynn , Poret-Peterson,Amisha T , Shim,Sang-Heon , Shock,Everett , Shock,Everett , Till,Christy B , Wadhwa,Meenakshi , Walker,Sara , Young,Patrick , Zolotov,Mikhail , . Exoplanetary Ecosystems: Exploring Life's detectability on chemically diverse exoplanets. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR (12/31/2014 - 12/30/2019).
  4. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Virtual Exploration of Earths Evolution. HOWARD HUGHES MED INSTITUTE (9/1/2014 - 8/31/2019).
  5. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Gordon,Gwyneth Williams . Stable Calcium Isotopes in Urine as a Biomarker of Bone Mineral Balance in Spaceflight. NASA-JOHNSON SPACE CTR (12/1/2013 - 11/30/2015).
  6. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Herrmann,Achim Dirk . Uranium Isotope Variations in Carbonates: Validating A New Paleoredox Proxy. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR (9/1/2013 - 8/31/2016).
  7. Anbar,Ariel David * , Anbar,Ariel David * , Bell,David R , Bell,David R , Boonstra,Sheri Klug , Garnero,Edward , Hannah,Mark A , Hartnett,Hilairy , Hartnett,Hilairy , Mcnamara,Allen Kieth , Sharp,Thomas , Shim,Sang-Heon , Shock,Everett , Shock,Everett , . FESD Type I: The Dynamics of Earth System Oxygenation. NSF-GEO (9/1/2013 - 8/31/2018).
  8. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Gordon,Gwyneth Williams . Improving the clinical utility of Ca isotope analysis by assessing population-level variation in the Ca isotope composition of blood. FLINN FDN (7/1/2013 - 6/30/2015).
  9. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . An exploratory analysis of Ca isotope ratios in urine samples of prostate cancer patients. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE (4/1/2013 - 3/18/2014).
  10. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Semken,Steven . Exploration-Driven Online Science Education: Habitable Worlds 2.0. NSF-EHR-DUE (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2015).
  11. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Agouron Australia Drilling Project. UNIV OF WASHINGTON (1/1/2013 - 6/30/2015).
  12. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Gordon,Gwyneth Williams . Calcium Isotopes: Inorganic Biosignatures of Multiple Myeloma Progression. ASU-Mayo Seed Grant (1/1/2012 - 11/1/2013).
  13. Herrmann,Achim Dirk * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David . Collaborative Research: Integrated Paleoceanography of the Late Paleozoic Midcontinent Sea. NSF-GEO-EAR (6/1/2011 - 3/31/2013).
  14. Herrmann,Achim Dirk * Anbar,Ariel David . Ocean Acidification Category 2: Development of geochemical proxies to evaluate larval pH-exposure history. NSF-GEO-OCE (6/1/2011 - 11/30/2013).
  15. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Minitti,Michelle E Wadhwa,Meenakshi . Mixed-Reality science cyberlearning: Experience Boxes to bridge the physical and virtual world. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR (4/6/2011 - 7/31/2015).
  16. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Herckes,Pierre E H . Collaborative Research: Source apportionment of iron in the marine atmosphere-application of stable iron isotopic measurements. NSF-GEO (10/1/2010 - 9/30/2014).
  17. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Agouron Pilbara Drilling Project. Agouron (10/1/2010 - 6/30/2014).
  18. Semken,Steven * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David Burleson,Winslow S Burleson,Winslow S Hodges,Kip Vernon Taylor,Wendy Lynn . NASA Triad: A Triangulated Program to Promote NASA STEM Education Nationwide. AMER GEOLOGICAL INST (8/15/2010 - 8/31/2015).
  19. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Kendall,Brian Stanley . CR: Examining the evolution of biospheric oxygenation in Late Archean to Middle Proterozoic oceans through high-resolution trace metal chemostratigra. NSF-GEO (7/1/2010 - 6/30/2014).
  20. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Herrmann,Achim Dirk . Uranium Isotopes in Carbonate Sediments: Assessing a Novel Paleoredox Proxy. NSF-GEO (6/1/2010 - 5/31/2014).
  21. Herckes,Pierre E H * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David . Collaborative Research: Atmospheric processing of iron - does particle size influence iron solubility. NSF-GEO (5/1/2010 - 4/30/2014).
  22. Williams,Peter * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David Anderson,James Edward Elser,James Joseph Hervig,Richard Lokke Posner,Jonathan Dov Rittmann,Bruce Edward Shock,Everett Shock,Everett Tao,Nongjian Vermaas,Willem F J Wadhwa,Meenakshi Westerhoff,Paul Williams,Lynda B . MRI: Acquisition of a NanoSIMS 50L imaging secondary ion mass spectrometer. NSF-MPS-CHE (2/15/2010 - 9/30/2013).
  23. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Boonstra,Sheri Klug Desch,Steven Elser,James Joseph Farmer,Jack Grigsby,Brian Harrison Neuer,Susanne Semken,Steven Shock,Everett Shock,Everett Timmes,Francis Wadhwa,Meenakshi Zolotov,Mikhail . Follow the Elements. NASA-AMES RESEARCH CTR (2/1/2009 - 1/31/2015).
  24. Herckes,Pierre E H * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David Fraser,Matthew P Fraser,Matthew P . Sustainable Development of Critical Earth Materials. UNIV OF AZ (1/1/2009 - 6/30/2013).
  25. Wasylenki,Laura Eileen * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David . Collaborative Research: Systematics of Zn and Cu Isotopes in the Oceans: Assessing the Role of Speciation and Surfaces. NSF-GEO-OCE (9/1/2008 - 8/31/2011).
  26. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Coll Res: Ocean Redox Evolution at the Dawn of Animal Life: An Integrated Geological Geochemical Studyof Ediacaran Yangtze Platform in South China. NSF-GEO-EAR (8/1/2008 - 7/31/2013).
  27. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Rapid Measurements of bone loss using tracer-less Ca isotope analysis of blood and urine. NASA-JOHNSON SPACE CTR (5/20/2008 - 3/19/2013).
  28. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Tracing the local and global paleoredox state of deep waters during deposition of 635-551 Ma Doushantuo Formation, couther China:.... Agouron (12/1/2007 - 11/30/2009).
  29. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . In Search of early oxygen: Investigation of redox sensitive metal abundances and isotopes in Neoarchean drill cores. NASA-GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CTR (10/1/2007 - 9/30/2012).
  30. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Hartnett,Hilairy Hartnett,Hilairy Herckes,Pierre E H Shock,Everett Shock,Everett . Mass Dependent Isotope Fractionation of Bioessential and Toxic Metals: A New Perspective on the Environmental Chemistry of Metals. DREYFUS FDN (9/1/2007 - 12/31/2011).
  31. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Collaborative Research: Comparative Geochemistry of the Late Cambrian (SPICE) and Toarcian (Jurassic) Positive Carbon Isotope Excursions: New Perspect. NSF-GEO-EAR (9/1/2007 - 8/31/2010).
  32. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Collaborative Research: Middle and Upper Devonian Black Shales: Testing the Productivity-anoxia Feedback and Land Plant-weathering Rate Hypotheses. UNIV OF CINCINNATI (8/15/2006 - 7/31/2009).
  33. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Collaborative Research (UCR-OSU-ASU): Combined Fe-S Stable Isotopes in Modern Anoxic Environments and the Effect of Fe vs. S Limitation. NSF-GEO-OCE (3/1/2006 - 2/28/2008).
  34. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * . Institutional Allowance for Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. NSF-MPS (2/1/2006 - 1/31/2008).
  35. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Leshin,Laurie Ann . Proposal for Interim Curation of ADP Drill Cores. NASA-AMES RESEARCH CTR (11/1/2005 - 10/31/2008).
  36. Hartnett,Hilairy * Hartnett,Hilairy * Anbar,Ariel David Anbar,Ariel David Garcia-Pichel,Ferran . Biogeochemistry of Desert Crust Communities: Organic Carbon and Trace Metal Dynamics. NSF-GEO (9/15/2005 - 3/31/2010).
  37. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Grimm,Nancy B Shock,Everett Shock,Everett . Technician Support: ICP-MS Research in the W.M. Keck Foundation Laboratory for Environmental Biogeochemistry, ASU, Phase I. NSF-GEO (9/15/2005 - 8/31/2010).
  38. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Gordon,Gwyneth Williams . Environmental Factors and Pancreatic Cancer. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE (9/15/2005 - 8/31/2006).
  39. Anbar,Ariel David * Anbar,Ariel David * Wasylenki,Laura Eileen . Collaborative Research: Transition Metal Isotope Fractionation During Adsorption to Authigenic Oxides. NSF-GEO (9/1/2005 - 8/31/2009).

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Service

  1. Biogeosciences Section of the American Geophysical Union, President-Elect (2015 - present)
  2. Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council, Member (2014 - present)
  3. Advisory Board, Institute for the Science of Teaching and Learning, Member (2014 - present)
  4. Committee on Online Course Materials and Development, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Member (2014 - present)
  5. Committee on School Formation, Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Member (2014 - present)
  6. President’s Academic Council, Member (2014 - present)
  7. Arizona Science Education Consortium Executive Committee, Member (2014 - present)
  8. General Studies Council, Member (2014 - present)
  9. SETI Institute, Scientific Advisory Board,, Member (2014 - present)
  10. Provost’s Working Group on General Education, Chair (2013 - present)
  11. Tempe Chamber of Commerce, Speaker (2013 - present)
  12. Biodesign Graduate Program Committee, Member (2012 - present)
  13. Biodesign Graduate Program Committee, Member (2012 - present)
  14. Life Investigations For Enceladus (LIFE) Discovery mission concept, Deputy PI (2012 - present)
  15. Life Investigations For Enceladus (LIFE) Discovery mission concept, Deputy PI (2012 - present)
  16. Provost’s Committee on Excellence in Digital Learning and Teaching, Member (2011 - present)
  17. Channel 8 (KAET) "Horizons", Guest (2010 - present)
  18. KJZZ, Interview (2010 - present)
  19. Heptennial Review Committee, ASU School of Earth & Space Exploration, Member (2010 - present)
  20. Metallomics (RSC), Advisory Board (2010 - present)
  21. Metallomics (RSC), Advisory Board (2010 - present)
  22. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Speaker (2010 - present)
  23. Frontiers in Microbiological Chemistry, Co-Editor (2010 - present)
  24. Frontiers in Microbiological Chemistry, Co-Editor (2010 - present)
  25. Origins Project Faculty Advisory Committee, Member (2009 - present)
  26. Origins Project Faculty Advisory Committee, Member (2009 - present)
  27. ASU Astrobiology Program, Director (2009 - present)
  28. ASU Astrobiology Program, Director (2009 - present)
  29. ASU Astrobiology Program, Director (2009 - present)
  30. NASA Astrobiology Institute Executive Council, Member (2009 - present)
  31. Chemical Geology, Editorial Board (2006 - present)
  32. Chemical Geology, Editorial Board (2006 - present)
  33. Personnel Committee, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Chair (2012 - 2015)
  34. Personnel Committee, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Member (2012 - 2015)
  35. Personnel and Budget Committee, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Member (2012 - 2015)
  36. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Session convener (2014)
  37. NASA Astrobiology Institute Executive Council, Member (2009 - 2014)
  38. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Session convener (2013)
  39. Chemical Geology, Special Issue co-editor (2012 - 2013)
  40. Emerge 2013 Workshop Lead: Is the Truth Out There? Hunting for Habitable Worlds., Workshop Leader (2013)

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  • Space Sciences; Astrobiology (life in the Universe)