Karl Turekian

Sterling Professor of Geology & Geophysics & Director of the Center Study of Global Change

Bio

Research Interests

The use of radioactive and radiogenic nuclides in deciphering the environmental history of Earth.

Selected Publication(s)

Craig, H., Somayajulu, B.L.K. and Turekian, K.K., 2000, Paradox lost: Silicon 32 and the global ocean silica cycle. Earth Planet. Sci. Letters, v. 175, 297-308.

Williams, G. and Turekian, K.K., 2002, The atmospheric supply of osmium to the oceans. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, v. 66, 3789-3791.

Cochran, J. K., Landman, N.H., Turekian, K.K., Michard, A. and Schrag, D.P., 2003, Paleoceanography of the Late Cretaceous Western Interior Seaway of North America: Evidence from Sr and O isotopes. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleocology, v.191, 45-64.

Turekian, K.K. and Bacon, M.P., 2003, Geochronometry of marine deposits, pp. 321-341. In The Oceans and Marine Chemistry (Ed. H. Elderfield) Vol. 6 Treatise on Geochemistry (ed. H.D. Holland and K.K. Turekian) Elsevier-Pergamon, Oxford.

Turekian, K.K. and Graustein, W.C., 2003, Natural radionuclides in the atmosphere, pp. 261-279. In The Atmosphere (ed. R.F. Keeling) Vol.4 Treatise on Geochemistry (eds. H.D. Holland and K.K. Turekian) Elsevier-Pergamon, Oxford.

Contact Information

karl.turekian@yale.edu
210 Whitney Avenue
432-3188 (Office)