Google Scholar profile: citations (15530), h-index (66), i10-index (184)


(283) Han, X., Tomaszewski, E.J., Schonberg, R., Konhauser, K.O., Amor, M., Pan, Y., Warter, V., Kappler, A., and Byrne, J.M. Using Zn and Ni behavior during magnetite precipitation in banded iron formations to determine its biological or abiotic origin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, accepted.

(282) Kaçar, B., Anbar, A.D., Garcia, A.K., Seefeldt, L.C., Adam, Z.R., and Konhauser, K.O. Between a rock and a living place: Natural selection of elements and the search for life in the universe. Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 53:1-6.


(281) Dos Santos, F.H., da Silva Amaral, W., Konhauser, K., Martins, D.T., de Castro, M.P., Queiroga, G.N., Fru, E.C., and Andersen, M.B. Unravelling sedimentary precursors and metal enrichment of high-grade metamorphosed manganese-rich formation from the Borborema Province, Northeast Brazil. Ore Geology Reviews, accepted.


(280) Boden, J., Konhauser, K.O., Robbins, L.J., and Sánchez-Baracaldo, P., 2021. Timing the evolution of an antioxidant mechanism in cyanobacteria. Nature Communications, accepted.

(279) Mänd, K., Robbins, L.J., Planavsky, N.J., Bekker, A., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Iron formations as paleoenvironmental archives. In: Geochemical Tracers in Earth System Science, accepted.

(278) Hao, W., Mänd, K., Swaren, L., Wilson, S.A., Alessi, D.S, Lalonde, S.V., Wilmeth, D.T., Myers, K.D., van Zuilen, M.A., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Trace elemental partitioning on clays derived from hydrothermal muds of the El Tatio Geyser Field, Chile. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, in press.

(277) Hao, W., Mänd, K., Li, Y., Alessi, D.S., Somelar, P., Moussavou, M., Romanshkin, A.E., Lepland, A., Kirsimäe, K., Planavsky, N.J., and Konhauser, K.O. The kaolinite shuttle: A mechanistic link between the Great Oxidation Event and Earth’s largest carbon burial event. Nature Communications, 12:2944, 6 pp.


(276) Haugaard, R., Waterton, P., Ootes, L., Pearson, D.G., Luo, Y., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Detrital chromites reveal Slave craton’s (Canada) missing komatiite. Geology, in press.


(275) Tong, X., Zhang, L., Wang, C., Peng, Z., Ke, Q., Zhai, M., Wu, Q., Hao, W., Robbins, L.J., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Depositional and environmental constraints on the Neoarchean Dagushan deposit (Anshan-Benxi area, North China Craton): An Algoma-type banded iron formation Economic Geology, in press.

(274) Li, Y., Sutherland, B.R., Gingras, M.K., Owttrim, G.W., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. A novel approach to investigate the deposition of (bio)chemical sediments: The sedimentation velocity of cyanobacteria-ferrihydrite aggregates. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 91:390-398.


(273) Mänd, K., Lalonde, S.V., Paiste, K., Thoby, M., Lumiste, K., Robbins, L.J., Kreitsmann, T., Romanashkin, A.E., Kirsimäe, K., Lepland, A., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Iron isotopes reveal a benthic iron shuttle in the Palaeoproterozoic Zaonega Formation: Basinal restriction, euxinia, and the effect of global paleoredox proxies. Minerals, 11:368, 25 pp.


(272) Becker-Kerber, B., El Albani, A., Konhauser, K.O., Elmola, A.A., Fontaine, C., Paim, P.S.G.,  Mazurier, A., Prado, G.M.E.M., Osés, G.L., Galante, D., Kerber, P.B.., da Rosa, A.L.Z., Fairchild, T.R., Meunier, A., and Pacheco, M.L.A.F., 2021. The role of volcanic-derived clays in the preservation of Ediacaran biota from the Itajaí Basin (ca. 563 Ma, Brazil). Scientific Reports, 11:5013, 10 pp.

(271) Petrash, D., Or, B., Staudigel, P., Konhauser, K.O., and Budd, D., 2021. Biogeochemical reappraisal of the freshwater-seawater mixing zone diagenetic model. Sedimentology, in press.


(270) Tong, X., Mänd, K., Li, Y., Zhang, L., Peng, Z., Wu, Q., Li, P., Zhai, M., Robbins, L.J., Wang, C., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Iron and carbon isotope constraints on the formation pathway of iron-rich carbonates within the Dagushan Iron Formation, North China Craton. Minerals, 11:94, 22 pp.

(269) Swaren, L., Hao, W., Melnyk, S., Baker, D., Li, Y., Owttrim, G.W., Zeng, H., Gingras, M.K., Alessi, D.S., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Surface reactivity of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: Implications for trace metal transport to the oceans. Chemical Geology, 562:120045, 7 pp.

(268) Planavsky, N., Crowe, S.A., Fakhraee, M., Beaty, B., Reinhard, C.T., Mills, B.J.W., Holstege, C., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. The evolution of the size and scope of Earth’s biosphere. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment, 2:123-139.


(267) Swaren, L., Hao, W., von Gunten, K., Wilson, S.A., Alessi, D.S., Planavsky, N.J., Tarhan, L., Gingras, M.K., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. The influence of invertebrate faecal material on compositional heterogeneity, diagenesis and trace metal distribution in the Ogeechee River estuary, Georgia, USA. Sedimentology, 68:788-804.

(266) Zhang, Y., Alessi, D.S., Chen, N., Luo, M., Hao, W., Alam, M.S., Baek, K., Konhauser, K.O., Ok, YS., and Al-Tabbaa, A., 2021. Spectroscopic and modeling investigation of sorption of Pb(II) to ZSM-5 zeolite. ACS Environmental Science & Technology Water, 1:108-116.

(265) Slagter, S., Tarhan, L.G., Hao, W., Planavsky, N.J., and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Experimental evidence supports early silica cementation of Ediacara Biota. Geology, 49:51-55.

(264) Robbins, L.J. and Konhauser, K.O., 2021. Geobiology and Geomicrobiology. In: Alderton, D. and Elias, S.A. Encyclopedia of Geology, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, vol 6., pp. 554-568.


(263) Alam, M.S., Bishop, B., Chen, N., Safari, S., Warter, V., Byrne, J.M., Warchola, T., Kappler, A., Konhauser, K.O., and Alessi, D.S., 2020. Reuseable magnetite nanoparticle – biochar composites for efficient removal of chromate from water. Scientific Reports, 10:19007, 12 pp.

(262) Lyons, T.W., Diamond, C.W., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Shedding light on manganese cycling in the early oceans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 117:25960-25962.

(261) Zhou, Q., Liu, Y., Li, T., Zhao, H., Alessi, D.S., Liu, W., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Cadmium adsorption to clay-microbe aggregates: Implications for marine heavy metal cycling. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 290:124-136.

(260) Wilmeth, D.T., Nabhan, S., Myers, K.D., Slagter, S., Lalonde, S.V., Sansjofre, P., Homann, M., Konhauser, K.O., Munoz-Saez, C., and van Zuilen, M.A., 2020. Stratigraphic evolution of an extinct sinter mound from source to outflow, El Tatio, Chile. Sedimentary Geology, 406:105726, 27 pp.

(259) Bonnand, P., Lalonde, S.V., Boyet, M., Heubeck, C., Homann, M., Nonnotte, P., Foster, I., Konhauser, K.O., and Köhler, I., 2020. Post-depositional REE mobility in a Paleoarchean iron formation revealed by La-Ce geochronology: A cautionary tale for signals of ancient oxygenation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 547:116452, 11 pp.

(258) Liu, Y., Han, J., Dong, S., Li, Y., Liu, S., Zhou, Q., Cen, C., Alessi, D.S., Konhauser, K.O., and Zhao, H., 2020. Competitive adsorption of heavy metals by anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing (anammox) consortia. Chemosphere, 258:127289, 10 pp. 


(257) Zhang, B.L., Wang, C.L., Robbins, L.J., Zhang, L.C., Konhauser, K.O., Dong, Z.G., Peng, Z.D, and Zheng, M.T., 2020. Petrography and geochemistry of the Carboniferous Ortokarnash manganese deposit in the western Kunlun Mountains of Xinjiang Province, China: Implications for the depositional environment and the origin of mineralization. Economic Geology, 115:1559-1588. 

(256) Hao, W., Kashiwabara, T., Jin, R., Takahashi, Y., Gingras, M.K., Alessi, D.S., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Clay minerals as a source of cadmium to estuaries. Scientific Reports, 10:10417, 11 pp.

(255) Yan, H., Pi, D., Jiang, S.Y., Hao, W., Cui, H., Robbins, L.J., Mänd, K., Li, L., Planavsky, N.J., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Hydrothermally-induced 34S enrichment in pyrite as an alternate explanation of the Late-Devonian sulfur isotope excursion in South China. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 283:1-21.

(254) Planavsky, N.J. and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Point-counterpoint articles in geobiology. Geobiology, 18:259. 

(253) Aubineau, J., El Albani, A., Bekker, A., Chi Fru, E., Somogyi, A., Medjoubi, K., Riboulleau, A., Meunier, A., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Trace element perspective into the ca. 2.1-billion-year-old shallow-marine mats from the Francevillian Group, Gabon. Chemical Geology, 543:119620, 14 pp.

(252) Burgess, R., Goldsmith, S.L., Sumino, H., Gilmour, J.D., Marty, B., Pujol, M., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Archean to Paleoproterozoic seawater halogen ratios recorded by fluid inclusions in chert and hydrothermal quartz. American Mineralogist, 105:1317-1325.

(251) Yan, H., Pi, D.H., Jiang, S.Y., Hao, W., Mänd, K., Robbins, L.J., Li, L., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. New constraints on the onset age of the Emeishan LIP volcanism and implications for the end-Guadalupian mass extinction. Lithos, 360:105441, 14 pp.

(250) LaGrange, M.T., Konhauser, K.O., Catuneanu, O., Harris, B.S., Playter, T.L., and Gingras, M.K., 2020. Sequence stratigraphy in organic-rich marine mudstone successions using chemostratigraphic datasets. Earth-Science Reviews, 203:103137, 16 pp.

(249) Mänd, K., Lalonde, S.V., Robbins, L.J., Thoby, M., Paiste, K., Kreitsmann, T., Kirsimäe, K., Paiste, P., Reinhard, C.T., Romashkin, A.E., Planavsky, N.J., Kirsimae, K., Lepland, A., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Paleoproterozoic oxygenated oceans following the Lomagundi-Jatuli Event. Nature Geoscience, 13:302-306.


(248) Robbins, L.J., Mänd, K., Planavsky, N.J., Alessi, D.S., and Konhauser, K.O., 2020. Trace metals. In: Encyclopedia of Astrobiology, M. Gargaud et al. (eds.), Springer, Berlin, 5 pp.


(247) Konhauser, K.O., Hao, W., Li, Y., von Gunten, K., Bishop, B.A., Alessi, D.S., Tarhan, L.G., O’Connell, B., Robbins, L.J., Planavsky, N.J., and Gingras, M.K., 2020. Diopatra cuprea worm burrow parchment: A cautionary tale of infaunal surface reactivity. Lethaia, 53:47-61.