Publications Dr. Melanie Behrens



Molina-Kescher, M., Hathorne, E.C., Osborne, A.H., Behrens, M.K., Kölling, M., Pahnke K., Frank, M. (2018). The Influence of Basaltic Islands on the Oceanic REE Distribution: A Case Study From the Tropical South Pacific. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5:50. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00050

de Baar, H.J.W., Bruland, K.W., Schijf, J., van Heuven, S.M.A.C., Behrens, M.K. (2018). Low Cerium among the dissolved rare earth elements in the central North Pacific Ocean. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 236, 5-40.

Schlitzer, R., et al. (2018). The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2017. Chemical Geology, 493, 210-223.

Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Paffrath, R., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2018). Rare earth element distributions in the West Pacific: trace element sources and conservative vs. non-conservative behavior. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 486, 166-177. /

Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2018). Sources and processes affecting the distribution of dissolved Nd isotopes and concentrations in the West Pacific. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 222, 508-534.


Fassbender, A., Palevsky, H.I., Martz, T.R., Ingalls, A.E., Gledhill, M., Fawcett, S.E., Brandes, J., Aluwihare, L., the participants of COME ABOARD, DISCO XXV (2017). Perspectives on Chemical Oceanography in the 21st century: Participants of the COME ABOARD Meeting examine aspects of the field in the context of 40 years of DISCO. Marine Chemistry, 196, 181-190.


Behrens, M.K., Muratli, J., Pradoux, C., Wu, Y., Böning, P., Brumsack, H.-J., Goldstein, S.L., Haley, B., Jeandel, C., Paffrath, R., Pena, L.D., Schnetger, B., Pahnke, K. (2016). Rapid and precise analysis of rare earth elements in small volumes of seawater - method and intercomparison. Marine Chemistry, 186, 110-120.


Luguet, A., Behrens, M., Pearson, D.G., König, S., Herwartz, D. (2015). Significance of the whole rock Re-Os ages in cryptically and modally metasomatised cratonic peridotites: Constraints from HSE-Se-Te systematics. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 164, 441-463.




Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Cravatte, S., Marin, F., Jeandel, C. (2018). Detailed insights into rare earth element sources, input, and zonal transport in the tropical West Pacific. AGU Fall Meeting, December 10-14, Washington D.C., USA (poster)


Pahnke, K., Behrens, M.K., Rehbein, M., Paffrath, R. (2017). Dissolved rare earth element ratios trace hydrothermal scavenging and water mass transport. Goldschmidt Conference, August 13-18, Paris, France (oral presentation)


Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2016). A detailed picture of trace element input and equatorial transport to the iron-limited tropical East Pacific from Nd isotopes and REE in the West Pacific. DISCO XXV, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (oral presentation, invitation and grant by NSF and NOAA).

Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2016). Rare earth element cycling in the West Pacific – method and application. Goldschmidt Conference, June 26-July 1, Yokohama, Japan (oral presentation).


Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J. (2015). Trace element inputs to the upper West Pacific from Nd isotopes and rare earth elements. AGU Fall Meeting, December 14-18, San Francisco, USA (poster, won Outstanding Student Paper Award)

Behrens, M., Pahnke, K. (2015). Neodym-Isotope und Seltene Erden-Verteilungen im Westpazifik. Status seminar on ocean research with R/V Sonne, February 12-13, University of Bremen, Germany (invited oral presentation)


Behrens, M., Pahnke, K. (2014). Neodymium isotope distribution in the West Pacific between South Korea and Fiji. Ocean Sciences Meeting, February 23-28, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA (poster)


Pahnke, K., Behrens, M., Goldstein, S.L., Hemming, S.R. (2013). Holocene and last glacial maximum εNd distribution in the Atlantic. 11th International Conference on Paleoceanography, September 1-6, Barcelona-Sitges, Spain (poster)


Luguet, A., Behrens, M., Herwartz, D., Pearson, D.G. (2011). Re-Os and Lu-Hf dating in Letlhakane peridotite xenoliths (Botswana). Goldschmidt Conference, August 14-20, Prague, Czech Republic (oral presentation)


Behrens, M., Luguet, A., Herwartz, D., Pearson, D.G. (2010). Lu-Hf and Re-Os isotopic systematics in highly metasomatised mantle: A case study in Letlhakane peridotite xenoliths, Botswana. - 88th DMG (Deutsche Mineralogische Gesellschaft / German Mineralogical Society) meeting, September 19-22, Münster, Germany (poster)


ICBM-Webmaj4seaster (sibqafet0yjva.riexikopsnger@uhtpobol.6t/ozdelsz) (Changed: 2020-01-23)