Welcome! The Anbarlab at Arizona State University is a diverse group of graduate and undergraduate students, postdocs, and research scientists, committed to exploring our world and developing applied solutions to the challenges we face. We hail from the fields of geology, chemistry, forensic science, and education. Take a look around and get in touch if what we do piques your interest. We're glad you found us!


Latest publications

Multiple negative molybdenum isotope excursions in the Doushantuo Formation (South China) fingerprint complex redox-related processes in the Ediacaran Nanhua Basin
Ostrander, C.M., Sahoo, S.K., Kendall, B., Jiang, G., Planavsky, N.J., Lyons, T.W., Nielsen, S.G., Owens, J.D., Gordon, G.W., Romaniello, S.J. and Anbar, A.D
. (2019) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 261C, 191-209. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.07.016

Uranium isotope evidence for limited euxinia in mid-Proterozoic oceans
Gilleaudeau, G.J., Romaniello, S.J., Luo, G., Kaufman, A.J., Zhang, F., Klaebe, R.M., Kah, L.C., Azmy, K., Bartley, J.K., Zheng, W., Knoll, A.H. and Anbar, A.D. (2019) Earth and Planetary Science Letters 521, 150-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.06.012

Experimental determination of pyrite and molybdenite oxidation kinetics at nanomolar oxygen concentrations
Johnson, A.C., Romaniello, S.J., Reinhard, C.T., Gregory, D.D., Garcia-Robledo, E., Revsbech, N.P., Canfield, D.E., Lyons, T.W. and Anbar, A.D. (2019) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 249, 160-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2019.01.022

Fully oxygenated water columns over continental shelves before the Great Oxidation Event
Ostrander, C.M., Nielsen, S.G., Owens, J.D., Kendall, B., Gordon, G.W., Romaniello, S.J. and Anbar, A.D. (2019) Nature Geoscience 12, 186-189. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-019-0309-7

Field-deployable measurements of free-living individuals to determine energy balance: fuel substrate usage through δ13C in breath CO2 and diet through hair δ13C and δ15N values
Gordon, G.W. and Rhoads, A. (2019) Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 55, 70-79. DOI: 10.1080/10256016.2018.1562448


Anbarites in the NEWS!

Inspiring people to make better lifestyle choices -- through isotopes
EurekAlert, AAAS, January 24, 2019

Inspiring sustainability action through virtual field trips
ASU Now, January 3, 2019

ASU scientist to advance the reliability of forensic science evidence by studying isotopes in human skeletons
ASU Now, October 23, 2018

What caused the mass extinction of Earth’s first animals? ASU researchers help to unravel mystery of the Ediacaran-Cambrian transition
ASU Now, June 26, 2018

A passion for environmental chemistry and oceanography
ASU Now, April 29, 2018

ASU teams up with NASA to create interactive space exploration lessons
The State Press, April 25, 2018

Studying oxygen, scientists discover clues to recovery from mass extinction
EurekAlert, AAAS, April 17, 2018


UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS

Come see us sometime! Anbarites will be presenting at plenty of conferences in 2019. Details will be posted soon.

 
 

current PROJECTS

Tracking bone metabolism

Tracking bone metabolism

Are we alone in the universe?

Are we alone in the universe?

Pyrite Oxidation Experiments

Pyrite Oxidation Experiments

Taking a peek into the past

Taking a peek into the past

Seeking answers through exploration

Seeking answers through exploration

BIFs are our BFFs!

BIFs are our BFFs!

What's in the aerosols, what's in the oceans?

What's in the aerosols, what's in the oceans?

Purple bacteria in Green Lake

Purple bacteria in Green Lake

Where are all the small worlds?

Where are all the small worlds?

In sickness and in health...

In sickness and in health...

A better way to teach science

A better way to teach science

Your hair knows what you did last summer

Your hair knows what you did last summer


Hello, we're the Anbarites!