Literature discussed at waterisotopes.org

Mapping water isotope distributions

Bowen G. J. and Wilkinson B. (2002) Spatial distribution of δ18O in meteoric precipitation. Geology 30(4), 315-318.

Bowen G. J. and Revenaugh J. (2003) Interpolating the isotopic composition of modern meteoric precipitation. Water Resources Research 39(10), 1299, doi:10.129/2003WR002086.

Bowen G. J., Wassenaar L. I. and Hobson K. A. (2005) Global application of stable hydrogen and oxygen isotopes to wildlife forensics. Oecologia 143, 337-348, doi:10.1007/s00442-004-1813-y.

Bowen G. J., Ehleringer J. R., Chesson L. A. Stange, E. and Cerling T. E. (2007) Stable isotope ratios of tap water in the contiguous USA. Water Resources Research 43, W03419, doi:10.1029/2006wr005186.

Bowen G.J. (2010) Isoscapes: Spatial pattern in isotopic biogeochemistry. Annual Review of Earth and Planetery Sciences 38, 161-187.

Bowen G. J., Kennedy C. D., Liu Z. and Stalker J. (2011) Water balance model for mean annual hydrogen and oxygen isotope distributions in surface waters of the contiguous USA. Journal of Geophysical Research 116, G04011. doi:10.1029/2010JG001581.

Dutton A., Wilkinson B. H., Welker J. M., Bowen G. J. and Lohmann K. C. (2005) Spatial distribution and seasonal variation in 18O/16O of modern precipitation and river water across the conterminous United States. Hydrological Processes 19, 4121-4146.

Meehan T. D., Giermakowski J. T. and Cryan P. M. (2004) GIS-based model of stable hydrogen isotope ratios in North American growing-season precipitation for use in animal movement studies. Isotopes In Environmental And Health Studies 40(4), 291-300.

Water isotope data

Bowen G. J., Winter D. A., Spero H. J., Zierenberg R. A., Reeder M. D., Cerling T. E. and Ehleringer J. R. (2005) Stable hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios of bottled waters of the world. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 19, 3442-3450, doi:10.1002/rcm.2216.

Friedman I., Smith G. I., Gleason J. D., Warden A. and Harris J. M. (1992) Stable isotope composition of waters in southeastern California 1. Modern Precipitation. Journal of Geophysical Research 97, 5795-5812.

Kendall C. and Coplen T. B. (2001) Distribution of oxygen-18 and deuterium in river waters across the United States. Hydrological Processes 15, 1363-1393.

Kurita N., Yoshida N., Inoue G. and Chayanova E. A. (2004) Modern isotope climatology of Russia: A first assessment. Journal of Geophysical Research 109, D03102, doi:10.1029/2003JD003404.

Longinelli A. and Selmo E. (2003) Isotopic composition of precipitation in Italy: a first overall map. Journal of Hydrology 270(1-2), 75-88.

Welker J. M. (2000) Isotopic (δ18O) characteristics of weekly precipitation collected across the USA: an initial analysis with application to water source studies. Hydrological Processes 14, 1449-1464.

Spatial water isotope applications

Bearhop S., Fiedler W., Furness R. W., Votier S. C., Waldron S., Newton J., Bowen G. J., Berthold P. and Farnsworth K. (2005) Assortative mating as a mechanism for rapid evolution of a migratory divide. Science 310, 502-504, doi:10.1126/science.1115661.

Bowen G. J., Chesson L., Nielson K., Cerling T. E. and Ehleringer J. R. (2005) Treatment methods for the determination of δ2H and δ18O of hair keratin by continuous-flow isotope-ratio mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 19, 2371-2378, doi:10.1002/rcm.2069.

Bowen G. J. (2008) Spatial analysis of the intra-annual variation of precipitation isotope ratios and its climatological corollaries: Journal of Geophysical Research 113, D05113, doi:10.1029/2007JD009295.

Bowen G. J., Kennedy C. D., Henne P. D. and Zhang T. (2012) Footprint of recycled water subsidies downwind of Lake Michigan. Ecosphere 3(6), Article 53, doi:10.1890/ES12-00062.1.

Chesson L. A., Valenzuela L. O., Bowen G. J., Cerling T. E. and Ehleringer J. R. (2011) Consistent predictable patterns in the hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios of animal proteins consumed by humans in the USA. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 25, 3713-3722. doi:10.1002/rcm.5283.

Ehleringer J. R., Bowen G. J., Chesson L. A., West A. G., Podlesak D. W. and Cerling, T.E. (2008) Hydrogen and oxygen isotope ratios in human hair are related to geography. Proceedings of the National Acadamy of Science 105, 2788-2793, doi:10.1073/pnas.0712228105.

Fox-Dobbs K., Stidham T. A., Bowen G. J., Emslie S. D. and Koch P. L. (2006) Dietary controls on extinction versus survival among avian megafauna in the late Pleistocene. Geology 34, 685-688, doi:10.1130/G22571.1.

Hobson K. A., Bowen G. J., Wassenaar L. I., Ferrand Y. and Lormee H. (2004) Using stable hydrogen isotope measurements of teathers to infer geographical origins of migrating European birds. Oecologia 141(3), 477-488, doi:10.1007/s00442-004-1671-7.

Kennedy C. D., Bowen G. J. and Ehleringer J. R. (2011) Temporal variation of oxygen isotope ratios (δ18O) in drinking water: Implications for specifying location of origin with human scalp hair. Forensic Science International 208, 156-166. doi:10.1016/j.forsciint.2010.11.021.

Kreuzer-Martin H. W., Chesson L. A., Lott M. J., Dorigan J. V. and Ehleringer J. R. (2004) Stable isotope ratios as a tool in microbial forensics-part 1. Microbial isotopic composition as a function of growth medium. Journal of Forensic Science 49(5), 954-960.

Liu Z., Bowen G. J. and Welker J. M. (2010) Precipitation isotope gradients reflect atmospheric circulation over the conterminous United States. Journal of Geophysical Research 115, D22120, doi:10.1029/2010JD014175.

Liu Z., Kennedy C. D. and Bowen G. J. (2011) Pacific/North American teleconnection controls on precipitation isotope ratios across the contiguous United States. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 310, 319-326. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.08.037.

Isoscapes: Understanding Movement, Pattern, and Process on Earth Through Isotope Mapping
(ed. West, Bowen, Dawson and Tu; Springer)

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