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International peer reviewed papers

  • Cockell, C.S., Schaefer, B., Wuchter, C., Coolen, M.J.L., Grice, K., Schnieders, L., Morgan, J.V., Gulick, S.P.S., Wittmann, A., Lofi, J., Christeson, G.L., Kring, D.A., Whalen, M.T., Bralower, T.J., Osinski, G.R., Claeys, P., Kaskes, P., de Graaff, S.J., Déhais, T., Goderis, S., Hernandez Becerra, N., Nixon, S., IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists, 2021. Shaping of the Present-Day Deep Biosphere at Chicxulub by the Impact Catastrophe That Ended the Cretaceous. Frontiers in Microbiology 12, 668240.
  • More, K.D., Wuchter, C., Irigoien, X., Tierney, J.E., Giosan, L., Grice, K., Coolen, M.J.L., 2021. Subseafloor Archaea reflect 139 kyrs of paleodepositional changes in the northern Red Sea. Geobiology 19, 162-172.
  • Saccò, M., Blyth, A.J., Humphreys, W.F., Cooper, S.J.B., White, N.E., Campbell, M., Mousavi-Derazmahalleh, M., Hua, Q., Mazumder, D., Smith, C., Griebler, C., Grice, K., 2021. Rainfall as a trigger of ecological cascade effects in an Australian groundwater ecosystem. Scientific Reports 11, 3694.
  • Shawar, L., Grice, K., Holman, A.I., Amrani, A., 2021. Carbon and sulfur isotopic composition of alkyl- and benzo-thiophenes provides insights into their origins and formation pathways. Organic Geochemistry 151, 104163.
  • Capo, E., Giguet-Covex, C., Rouillard, A., Nota, K., Heintzman, P.D., Vuillemin, A., Ariztegui, D., Arnaud, F., Belle, S., Bertilsson, S., Bigler, C., Bindler, R., Brown, A.G., Clarke, C.L., Crump, S.E., Debroas, D., Englund, G., Ficetola, G.F., Garner, R.E., Gauthier, J., Gregory-Eaves, I., Heinecke, L., Herzschuh, U., Ibrahim, A., Kisand, V., Kjær, K.H., Lammers, Y., Littlefair, J., Messager, E., Monchamp, M.-E., Olajos, F., Orsi, W., Pedersen, M.W., Rijal, D.P., Rydberg, J., Spanbauer, T., Stoof-Leichsenring, K.R., Taberlet, P., Talas, L., Thomas, C., Walsh, D.A., Wang, Y., Willerslev, E., van Woerkom, A., Zimmermann, H.H., Coolen, M.J.L., Epp, L.S., Domaizon, I., G. Alsos, I., Parducci, L., 2021. Lake Sedimentary DNA Research on Past Terrestrial and Aquatic Biodiversity: Overview and Recommendations. Quaternary 4, 6.
  • Atshan, S.S., Hamat, R.A., Coolen, M.J.L., Dykes, G., Sekawi, Z., Mullins, B.J., Than, L.T.L., Abduljaleel, S.A., Kicic, A., 2021. The Role of Subinhibitory Concentrations of Daptomycin and Tigecycline in Modulating Virulence in Staphylococcus aureus. Antibiotics 10, 39.


Book chapters

  • Lounejeva, E., Steadman, J.A., Rodemann, T., Large, R.R., Danyushevsky, L., Mantle, D. Grice, K., Algeo, T.J., (2020). Marcasite at the Permian‐Triassic Transition: A Potential Indicator of Hydrosphere Acidification. In Ernst, R.E., Dickson, A.J., Bekker, A. (Eds.) Large Igneous Provinces: A Driver of Global Environmental and Biotic Changes, pp. 377-399. John Wiley and Sons, New Jersey.

 International peer reviewed papers

  • Schaefer, B., Grice, K., Coolen, M.J.L., Summons, R.E., Cui, X., Bauersachs, T., Schwark, L., Böttcher, M.E., Bralower, T.J., Lyons, S.L., Freeman, K.H., Cockell, C.S., Gulick, S.P.S., Morgan, J.V., Whalen, M.T., Lowery, C.M., Vajda, V., 2020. Microbial life in the nascent Chicxulub crater. Geology 48, 328-332. IF: 4.768.
  • Fox, C., Cui, X., Whiteside, J.H., Olsen, P., Summons, R., Grice, K., 2020. Molecular and isotopic evidence reveals the end-Triassic carbon-isotope excursion is not from massive exogenous light carbon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 30171-30178. IF: 9.412.
  • Lyons, S.L., Karp, A.T., Bralower, T.J., Grice, K., Schaefer, B., Gulick, S.P.S., Morgan, J.V., Freeman, K.H., 2020. Organic matter from the Chicxulub crater exacerbated the K–Pg impact winter. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 25327-25334. IF: 9.412.
  • Georgiev, S.V., Stein, H.J., Yang, G., Hannah, J.L., Böttcher, M.E., Grice, K., Holman, A.I., Turgeon, S., Simonsen, S., Cloquet, C., 2020. Late Permian–Early Triassic environmental changes recorded by multi-isotope (Re-Os-N-Hg) data and trace metal distribution from the Hovea-3 section, Western Australia. Gondwana Research 88, 353-372.
  • Yang, S., Schulz, H.-M., Horsfield, B., Schovsbo, N.H., Grice, K., Zhang, J., 2020. Geological alteration of organic macromolecules by irradiation: Implication for organic matter occurrence on Mars. Geology 48, 713-717.
  • Hu, S.-Y., Barnes, S.J., Pagès, A., Parr, J., Binns, R., Verrall, M., Quadir, Z., Rickard, W.D.A., Liu, W., Fougerouse, D., Grice, K., Schoneveld, L., Ryan, C., Paterson, D., 2020. Life on the edge: Microbial biomineralization in an arsenic- and lead-rich deep-sea hydrothermal vent. Chemical Geology 533, 119438.
  • Bralower, T.J., Cosmidis, J., Heaney, P.J., Kump, L.R., Morgan, J.V., Harper, D.T., Lyons, S.L., Freeman, K.H., Grice, K., Wendler, J.E., Zachos, J.C., Artemieva, N., Chen, S.A., Gulick, S.P.S., House, C.H., Jones, H.L., Lowery, C.M., Nims, C., Schaefer, B., Thomas, E., Vajda, V., 2020. Origin of a global carbonate layer deposited in the aftermath of the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary impact. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 548, 116476.
  • Saccò, M., Blyth, A.J., Humphreys, W.F., Cooper, S.J.B., Austin, A.D., Hyde, J., Mazumder, D., Hua, Q., White, N.E., Grice, K., 2020. Refining trophic dynamics through multi-factor Bayesian mixing models: A case study of subterranean beetles. Ecology and Evolution 10, 8815-8826.
  • Saccò, M., Blyth, A.J., Humphreys, W.F., Karasiewicz, S., Meredith, K.T., Laini, A., Cooper, S.J.B., Bateman, P.W., Grice, K., 2020. Stygofaunal community trends along varied rainfall conditions: Deciphering ecological niche dynamics of a shallow calcrete in Western Australia. Ecohydrology 13, e2150. IF: 2.767.
  • Rigo, M., Onoue, T., Tanner, L.H., Lucas, S.G., Godfrey, L., Katz, M.E., Zaffani, M., Grice, K., Cesar, J., Yamashita, D., Maron, M., Tackett, L.S., Campbell, H., Tateo, F., Concheri, G., Agnini, C., Chiari, M., Bertinelli, A., 2020. The Late Triassic Extinction at the Norian/Rhaetian boundary: Biotic evidence and geochemical signature. Earth-Science Reviews 204, 103180.
  • Karp, A.T., Holman, A.I., Hopper, P., Grice, K., Freeman, K.H., 2020. Fire distinguishers: Refined interpretations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for paleo-applications. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 289, 93-113. IF: 4.659.
  • Smith, V., Warny, S., Grice, K., Schaefer, B., Whalen, M.T., Vellekoop, J., Chenot, E., Gulick, S.P.S., Arenillas, I., Arz, J.A., Bauersachs, T., Bralower, T., Demory, F., Gattacceca, J., Jones, H., Lofi, J., Lowery, C.M., Morgan, J., Nuñez Otaño, N.B., O’Keefe, J.M.K., O’Malley, K., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., Schwark, L., the IODP–ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists, 2020. Life and death in the Chicxulub impact crater: a record of the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum. Climate of the Past 16, 1889-1899.
  • Hewitt, L.M., Roy, J.W., Rowland, S.J., Bickerton, G., DeSilva, A., Headley, J.V., Milestone, C.B., Scarlett, A.G., Brown, S., Spencer, C., West, C.E., Peru, K.M., Grapentine, L., Ahad, J.M.E., Pakdel, H., Frank, R.A., 2020. Advances in Distinguishing Groundwater Influenced by Oil Sands Process-Affected Water (OSPW) from Natural Bitumen-Influenced Groundwaters. Environmental Science & Technology 54, 1522-1532.
  • Plet, C., Grice, K., Scarlett, A.G., Ruebsam, W., Holman, A.I., Schwark, L., 2020. Aromatic hydrocarbons provide new insight into carbonate concretion formation and the impact of eogenesis on organic matter. Organic Geochemistry 143, 103961.
  • Spaak, G., Edwards, D.S., Grosjean, E., Scarlett, A.G., Rollet, N., Grice, K., 2020. Identifying multiple sources of petroleum fluids in Browse Basin accumulations using diamondoids and semi-volatile aromatic compounds. Marine and Petroleum Geology 113, 104091. IF: 3.8.
  • Spaak, G., Edwards, D.S., Grosjean, E., Scarlett, A.G., Grice, K., 2020. Corrigendum to “Identifying multiple sources of petroleum fluids in Browse Basin accumulations using diamondoids and semi-volatile aromatic compounds” [Mar. Petrol. Geol. 113 (2020) 104091]. Marine and Petroleum Geology 122, 104557. IF: 3.8.
  • Whalen, M.T., Gulick, S.P.S., Lowery, C.M., Bralower, T.J., Morgan, J.V., Grice, K., Schaefer, B., Smit, J., Ormö, J., Wittmann, A., Kring, D.A., Lyons, S., Goderis, S., IODP-ICDP Expedition 364 Scientists, 2020. Winding down the Chicxulub impact: The transition between impact and normal marine sedimentation near ground zero. Marine Geology 430, 106368. IF: 2.71.
  • Bralower, T.J., Cosmidis, J., Fantle, M.S., Lowery, C.M., Passey, B.H., Gulick, S.P.S., Morgan, J.V., Vajda, V., Whalen, M.T., Wittmann, A., Artemieva, N., Farley, K., Goderis, S., Hajek, E., Heaney, P.J., Kring, D.A., Lyons, S.L., Rasmussen, C., Sibert, E., Rodríguez Tovar, F.J., Turner-Walker, G., Zachos, J.C., Carte, J., Chen, S.A., Cockell, C., Coolen, M., Freeman, K.H., Garber, J., Gonzalez, M., Gray, J.L., Grice, K., Jones, H.L., Schaefer, B., Smit, J., Tikoo, S.M., (2020) The Habitat of the Nascent Chicxulub Crater. AGU Advances 1, e2020AV000208. IF: 3.64.
  • Ke, C., Li, S., Zhang, H., He, N., Grice, K., Xu, T., Greenwood, P., 2020. Compound specific sulfur isotopes of saline lacustrine oils from the Dongpu Depression, Bohai Bay Basin, NE China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 195, 104361. IF: 3.059.
  • Campbell, M.A., Grice, K., Visscher, P.T., Morris, T., Wong, H.L., White, R.A., Burns, B.P., Coolen, M.J.L., 2020. Functional Gene Expression in Shark Bay Hypersaline Microbial Mats: Adaptive Responses. Frontiers in Microbiology 11, 2741. IF: 4.235.
  • Kring, D.A., Tikoo, S.M., Schmieder, M., Riller, U., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Simpson, S.L., Osinski, G.R., Gattacceca, J., Wittmann, A., Verhagen, C.M., Cockell, C.S., Coolen, M.J.L., Longstaffe, F.J., Gulick, S.P.S., Morgan, J.V., Bralower, T.J., Chenot, E., Christeson, G.L., Claeys, P., Ferrière, L., Gebhardt, C., Goto, K., Green, S.L., Jones, H., Lofi, J., Lowery, C.M., Ocampo-Torres, R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A.E., Poelchau, M.H., Rae, A.S.P., Rasmussen, C., Sato, H., Smit, J., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Whalen, M.T., Xiao, L., Yamaguchi, K.E., 2020. Probing the hydrothermal system of the Chicxulub impact crater. Science Advances 6, eaaz3053. IF: 13.116.
  • Liang, H., Xu, F., Grice, K., Xu, G., Holman, A., Hopper, P., Fu, D., Yu, Q., Liang, J., Wang, D., 2020. Kinetics of oil generation from brackish-lacustrine source rocks in the southern Bohai Sea, East China. Organic Geochemistry 139, 103945. IF: 3.2.
  • Ruebsam, W., Reolid, M., Sabatino, N., Masetti, D., Schwark, L., 2020. Molecular paleothermometry of the early Toarcian climate perturbation. Global and Planetary Change 195, 103351. IF: 4.10.
  • Ruebsam, W., Pieńkowski, G., Schwark, L., 2020. Toarcian climate and carbon cycle perturbations – its impact on sea-level changes, enhanced mobilization and oxidation of fossil organic matter. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 546, 116417. IF: 4.823.
  • Weber, J., Schwark, L., 2020. Epicuticular wax lipid composition of endemic European Betula species in a simulated ontogenetic/diagenetic continuum and its application to chemotaxonomy and paleobotany. Science of The Total Environment, 730, 138324. IF: 6.551.
  • Weber, J., Brozio, J.P., Müller, J., Schwark, L., 2020. Grave gifts manifest the ritual status of cattle in Neolithic societies of northern Germany. Journal of Archaeological Science 117, 105122. IF: 3.03.
  • Ruebsam, W., Reolid, M., Marok, A., Schwark, L., 2020. Drivers of benthic extinction during the early Toarcian (Early Jurassic) at the northern Gondwana paleomargin: Implications for paleoceanographic conditions. Earth-Science Reviews, 203, 103117. IF: 10.973.
  • Weber, J., Bauersachs, T., Schwark, L., 2020. A multiphasic Younger Dryas cold period recorded in sediments of Lake Steisslingen, SW-Germany: A biomarker perspective. Quaternary International 542, 121-136. IF: 2.119.
  • Bauersachs, T., Gugger, M., Schwark, L., 2020. Heterocyte glycolipid diketones: A novel type of biomarker in the N2-fixing heterocytous cyanobacterium Microchaete sp. Organic Geochemistry 141, 103976. IF: 3.2.
  • Edegbai, A.J., Schwark, L., Oboh-Ikuenobe, F.E., 2020. Nature of dispersed organic matter and paleoxygenation of the Campano-Maastrichtian dark mudstone unit, Benin flank, western Anambra Basin: Implications for Maastrichtian Trans-Saharan seaway paleoceanographic conditions. Journal of African Earth Sciences 162, 103654. IF: 1.403.


International peer reviewed papers

  • Armbrecht, L.H., Coolen, M.J.L., Lejzerowicz, F., George, S.C., Negandhi, K. Ancient DNA from marine sediments: Precautions and considerations for seafloor coring, sample handling and data generation. Earth-Science Reviews.
  • Bauersachs T., Miller, S.R., Gugger, M., Mudimu, O., Friedl, T., Schwark, L., 2019. Heterocyte glycolipids indicate polyphyly of stigonematalean cyanobacteria. Phytochemistry 166.
  • Cesar, J., Grice, K., 2019. Molecular fingerprint from plant biomarkers in Triassic-Jurassic petroleum source rocks from the Dampier sub-Basin, Northwest Shelf of Australia. Marine and Petroleum Geology 110.
  • Cesar, J., Eiler, J., Dallas, B., Chimiak, L., Grice, K., 2019. Isotope heterogeneity in ethyltoluenes from Australian condensates, and their stable carbon site-specific isotope analysis. Organic Geochemistry 135, 32-37.
  • Crede, L.S., Evans, K.A., Rempel, K.U., Grice, K., Sugiyama, I., 2019. Gold partitioning between 1-dodecanethiol and brine at elevated temperatures: Implications of Au transport in hydrocarbons for oil-brine ore systems. Chemical Geology 504, 28-37.
  • Edgebai, A.J., Schwark, L., Oboh-Ikuenobe, F.E., 2019. A review of the latest Cenomanian to Maastrichtian geological evolution of Nigeria and its stratigraphic and paleographic implications. Journal of African Earth Sciences 150: 823-837.
  • Edgebai, A.J., Schwark, L., Oboh-Ikuenobe, F.E., 2019. Campano-Maastrichtian paleoenvironment, paleotectonics and sediment provenance of western Anambra Basin, Nigeria: Multi-proxy evidences from the Mamu Formation. Journal of African Earth Sciences 156: 203-239.
  • Grice, K., Holman, A.I., Plet, C., Tripp, M. Fossilised Biomolecules and Biomarkers in Carbonate Concretions from Konservat-Lagerstätten. Minerals 9 (3), 158
  • Holtvoeth, J., Whiteside, J.H., Engels, S., Freitas, F.S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P., 2019. The paleolimnologist’s guide to compound-specific stable isotope analysis–An introduction to principles and applications of CSIA for Quaternary lake sediments. Quaternary Science Reviews 207, 101-133
  • Gulick, S.P.S., Bralower, T.J., Ormö, J., Hall, B., Grice, K., Schaefer, B., Lyons, S., eta l., 2019. The first day of the Cenozoic., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (39), 19342-19351
  • He, N., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., 2019. The distribution and δ34S values of organic sulfur compounds in biodegraded oils from Peace River (Alberta Basin, western Canada). Organic geochemistry 128, 16-25.
  • Lulakova, P., Perez Mon, C., Šantrůčková, H., Rüthi, J., Frey, B.W., Coolen, M.J.L., 2019. High-Alpine Permafrost and Active-Layer Soil Microbiomes Differ in Their Response to Elevated Temperatures. Frontiers in microbiology 10, 668.
  • More, K.D., Giosan, L., Grice, K., Coolen, M.J.L., 2019. Holocene paleodepositional changes reflected in the sedimentary microbiome of the Black Sea. Geobiology 17 (4), 436-448.
  • Nissimov, J.I., Talmy, D., Haramaty, L., Fredricks, H.F., Zelzion, E., Knowles, B., Coolen, M.J.L., 2019. Biochemical diversity of glycosphingolipid biosynthesis as a driver of Coccolithovirus competitive ecology. Environmental microbiology 21 (6), 2182-2197.
  • Plet, C., Grice, K., Scarlett, A.G., Ruebsam, W., Holman, A.I., Schwark, L., 2019. Aromatic hydrocarbons provide new insight into carbonate concretion formation and the impact of eogenesis on organic matter. Organic Geochemistry.
  • Ruebsam, W., Mayer, B., and Schwark, L., 2019. Cryosphere carbon dynamics control early Toarcian global warming and sea level evolution. Global and Planetary Change 172: 440-453.
  • Saccò, M., Blyth, A.J., Humphreys, W.F., Karasiewicz, S., Meredith, K.T., Laini, A., Grice, K., 2019. Stygofaunal community trends along varied rainfall conditions: deciphering ecological niche dynamics of a shallow calcrete in Western Australia. Ecohydrology 13 (1).
  • Saccò, M., Blyth, A.J., Bateman, P.W., Hua, Q., Mazumder, D., White, N., Grice, K., 2019. New light in the dark-a proposed multidisciplinary framework for studying functional ecology of groundwater fauna. Science of the Total Environment.
  • Saccò, M., Blyth, A.J., Humphreys, W.F., Kuhl, A., Mazumder, D., Smith, C., Grice, K., 2019. Elucidating stygofaunal trophic web interactions via isotopic ecology. PloS one 14 (10)
  • Scarlett, A.G., Holman, A.I., Georgiev, S.V., Stein, H.J., Summons, R.E., Grice, K., 2019. Multi-spectroscopic and elemental characterization of southern Australian asphaltites. Organic Geochemistry 133, 77-91.
  • Scarlett, A.G., Spaak, G., Mohamed, S., Plet, C., Grice, K., 2019. Comparison of tri-, tetra-and pentacyclic caged hydrocarbons in Australian crude oils and condensates. Organic geochemistry 127, 115-123.
  • Scarlett, A.G., Despaigne-Diaz, A.I., Wilde, S.A., Grice, K., 2019. An examination by GC× GC-TOFMS of organic molecules present in highly degraded oils emerging from Caribbean terrestrial seeps of Cretaceous age. Geoscience Frontiers 10 (1), 5-15.
  • Schieler, B.M., Soni, M.V., Brown, C.M., Coolen, M.J.L., Fredricks, H., 2019. Nitric oxide production and antioxidant function during viral infection of the coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi. The ISME journal 13 (4), 1019-1031.
  • Shan, C., Ye, J., Scarlett, A., Grice, K., 2019. Molecular and Isotopic Characteristics of Mature Condensates from the East China Sea Shelf Basin Using GC× GC-TOFMS and GC-IRMS. Journal of Earth Science 30 (2), 376-386.
  • Stockhausen, M., Galimberti, R., Di Paolo, L., Elias, R., Gelin, F., Berner, U., Erdmann, M., Pedersen, J.H., Di Primio, R., and Schwark, L., 2019. The Expulsinator device: A new approach for a lab-scaled, near-natural generation- and expulsion simulation. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 177: 69-78.
  • Thamatrakoln, K., Talmy, D., Haramaty, L., Maniscalco, C., Latham, J.R., Coolen, M.J.L., 2019. Light regulation of coccolithophore host–virus interactions. New Phytologist 221 (3), 1289-1302.
  • Wang, S., Wang, W., Zhao, S., Wang, X., Hefting, M.M., Schwark, L., Zhu, G., 2019. Anammox and denitrification separately dominate microbial N-loss in water saturated and unsaturated soils horizons of riparian zones. Water Research 162: 139-150.
  • Winkler, P., Kaiser, K., Jahn, R., Mikutta, R., Fiedler, S., Cerli, C., Kölbl, A., Schulz, S., Jankowska, M., Scholter, M., Schwark, L., et al., 2019. Tracing organic carbon  and microbial community structure in mineralogically different soils exposed to redox fluctuations. Biogeochemistry 143 (1): 31-54.
  • Zhu, G. Wang, S., Wang, C., Zhou, L., Zhao, S., Li, Y., Li, F., Jetten, M.S.M., Lu, Y., and Schwark, L., 2019. Resuscitation of anammox bacteria after >10,000 years of dormancy. ISME Journal 13 (4): 1098-1109.


International peer reviewed papers

  • Aitken, C.M., Head, I.M., Jones, D.M., Rowland, S.J., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E., 2018. Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of complex mixtures of anaerobic bacterial metabolites of petroleum hydrocarbons. Journal of Chromatography A, 1536, 96-109.
  • Cesar, J., and Grice, K., 2018. Drimane-type compounds in source rocks and fluids from fluvial-deltaic depositional settings in the North-West Shelf of Australia. Organic Geochemistry, 116, 103-112.
  • Christeson, G. L., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J. V., Gebhardt, C., Kring, D. A.,  Le Ber, E.,  Lofi, J., Nixon, C., Poelchau, M., Rae, A. S. P., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Riller, U., Schmitt, D. R., Wittmann, A., Bralower, T. J., Chenot, E., Claeys, P., Cockell, C. S., Coolen, M. J. L., Ferrière, L., Green, S., Goto, K., Jones, H., Lowery, C. M., Mellett, C., Ocampo-Torres, R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A. E., Rasmussen, C., Sato, H., Smit, J., Tikoo, S. M., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Whalen, M. T., Xiao, L. and Yamaguchi, K. E., 2018. Extraordinary rocks from the peak ring of the Chicxulub impact crater: P-wave velocity, density, and porosity measurements from IODP/ICDP Expedition 364. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 495: 1-11.
  • Dogra, Y., Scarlett, A.G., Rowe, D., Galloway, T.S., Rowland, S.J., 2018. Predicted and measured acute toxicity and developmental abnormalities in zebrafish embryos produced by exposure to individual aromatic acids. Chemosphere, 205, 98-107.
  • Giosan, L., Orsi, W. D., Coolen, M.J.L., Wuchter, C., Dunlea, A. G., Thirumalai, K., Munoz, S. E., Clift, P. D., Donnelly, J. P., Galy, V. and Fuller, D. Q., 2018. Neoglacial climate anomalies and the Harappan metamorphosis. Climate of the Past 14: 1669-1686.
  • Greenwood, P. F., Mohammed, L., Grice, K., McCulloch, M., Schwark, L., 2018. The application of compound-specific sulfur isotopes to the oil-source rock correlation of Kurdistan petroleum. Organic Geochemistry 117, 22-30.
  • Greenwood P.F., Shan C., Holman A.I., Grice K. 2018. The composition and radiolysis impact on aromatic hydrocarbons in sedimentary organic matter from the Mulga Rock (Australia) uranium deposit. Organic Geochemistry, 123, 103-112.
  • Holman A.I., Grice K. 2018. δ13C of aromatic compounds in sediments, oils and atmospheric emissions: A review. Organic Geochemistry, 123, 27-37.
  • Hu, S.Y., Evans, K., Rempel, K., Guagliardo, P., Kilburn, M., Craw, D., Grice, K., 2018. Sequestration of Zn into mixed pyrite-zinc sulfide framboids: A key to Zn cycling in the ocean? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 241, 95-107.
  • Kose, S. H., Grice, K., Orsi, W. D., Ballal, M. and Coolen, M. J. L., 2018. Metagenomics of pigmented and cholesterol gallstones: the putative role of bacteria. Scientific Reports 8.
  • Laber, C. P., Hunter, J. E., Carvalho, F., Collins, J. R.,  Hunter, E. J., Schieler, B. M., Boss, E., More, K., Frada, M., Thamatrakoln, K., Brown, C. M., Haramaty, L., Ossolinski, J., Fredricks, H., Nissimov, J. I., Vandzura, R., Sheyn, U., Lehahn, Y., Chant, R. J., Martins, A. M., Coolen, M. J. L., Vardi, A., DiTullio, G. R., Van Mooy, B. A. S., and Bidle, K. D., 2018. Coccolithovirus facilitation of carbon export in the North Atlantic. Nature Microbiology 3: 537-547.
  • Lowery, C. M., Bralower, T. J., Owens, J. D., Rodriguez-Tovar, F. J., Jones, H., Smit, J., Whalen, M. T., Claeys, P., Farley, K., Gulick, S. P. S., Morgan, J. V., Green, S., Chenot, E., Christeson, G. L., Cockell, C. S., CoolenM. J. L., Ferriere, L., Gebhardt, C., Goto, K., Kring, D. A., Lofi, J., Ocampo-Torres, R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A. E., Poelchau, M. H., Rae, A. S. P., Rasmussen, C., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Riller, U., Sato, H., Tikoo, S. M., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Vellekoop, J., Wittmann, A., Xiao, L., Yamaguchi, K. E. and Zylberman, W., 2018. Rapid recovery of life at ground zero of the end-Cretaceous mass extinction. Nature 558: 288-291.
  • More, K. D., Orsi, W. D., Galy, V., Giosan, L., He, L. J., Grice, K. and Coolen, M. J. L., 2018. A 43 kyr record of protist communities and their response to oxygen minimum zone variability in the Northeastern Arabian Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 496: 248-256.
  • Pages, A., Barnes, S., Schmid, S., Coveney Jr, R.M., Schwark, L., Liu, W., Grice, K., 2018. Geochemical investigation of the Lower Cambrian mineralised black shales of South China and the Devonian Nick deposit, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews 94, 396-413.
  • Plet, C., Pagès A., Holman A.I., Madden R.H.C., Grice K. 2018. From supratidal to subtidal, an integrated characterisation of Carbla Beach shallow microbial mats (Hamelin Pool, Shark Bay, WA): Lipid biomarkers, stable carbon isotopes and microfabrics. Chemical Geology, 493, 338-352.
  • Riller, U., Poelchau, M. H., Rae, A. S. P., Schulte, F. M., Collins, G. S., Melosh, H. J., Grieve, R. A. F., Morgan, J. V., Gulick, S. P. S., Lofi, J., Diaw, A., McCall, N., Kring, D. A., Morgan, J. V., Green, S. L., Lofi, J., Chenot, E., Christeson, G. L., Claeys, P., Cockell, C. S., Coolen, M. J. L., Ferriere, L., Gebhardt, C., Goto, K., Jones, H., Kring, D. A., Xiao, L., Lowery, C. M., Ocampo-Torres, R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A. E., Poelchau, M. H., Rae, A. S. P., Rasmussen, C., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Riller, U., Sato, H., Smit, J., Tikoo-Schantz, S. M., Tomioka, N., Whalen, M. T., Wittmann, A., Yamaguchi, K. E., Fucugauchi, J. U., Bralower, T. J. and Part, I.-I. D. E. S., 2018. Rock fluidization during peak-ring formation of large impact structures. Nature 562: 511-518.
  • Rowland, S.J., Sutton, P.A., Belt, S.T., Fitzsimmons-Thoss, V., Scarlett, A.G., 2018. Further spectral and chromatographic studies of ambergris. Natural Product Research, 1-7.
  • Spaak, G., Edwards, D. S., Allen, H.J., Grotheer, H., Summons, R.E.,  Coolen, M.J.L., Grice, K., 2018. Extent and persistence of photic zone euxinia in Late Devonian seas – insights from the Canning  Basin and implications for petroleum source rock formation. Marine and Petroleum Geology, in press.
  • Zhou, Y., Zhang, B., Stuart-Williams, H., Grice, K., Hocart, C., Gessler, A., Kayler, Z., Farquhar, G., 2018. On the contributions of photorespiration and compartmentation to the contrasting intramolecular 2 H profiles of C 3 and C 4 plant sugars. Phytochemistry 145, 197-206.
  • Zhu, G.,  Zhang, Y., Zhang, Z., Li, T., He, N., Grice, K., Neng, Y., Greenwood, P. High abundance of alkylated diamondoids, thiadiamondoids and thioaromatics in recently discovered sulfur-rich LS2 condensate in the Tarim Basin. Organic Geochemistry 123, 136-143.


Book chapters

  • Whiteside, J., Grice, K., 2017, Fossil green sulfur bacteria reveal the cause of mass extinctions in press. McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology.

International peer reviewed papers

  • Aitken, C., Head, I., Jones, D.M., Rowland, S.J., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E. Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography-mass spectrometry of complex mixtures of anaerobic bacterial metabolites of petroleum hydrocarbons. Journal of Chromatography A, in press.
  • Blyth, A. J., Hua Q., Smith A., Frisia S., Borsato, A.and Hellstrom J. Exploring the dating of “dirty” speleothems and cave sinters using radiocarbon dating of preserved organic matter. Quaternary Geochronology 39, 92-98.
  • Cesar, J., Grice, K. δ 13 C of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons to establish the facies variations in a fluvial deltaic Triassic record (Dampier sub-Basin, Western Australia). Organic Geochemistry 107, 59-68.
  • Cesar, J., Grice, K., The significance of benzo[b]naphtho[d]furans in fluids and source rocks: New indicators of facies type in fluvial/deltaic systems Organic Geochemistry in press DOI: Accepted 18 Aug 2017.
  • Carpenter, RJ., Holman AI., Abell, AD., Grice K. Cretaceous fire in Australia: a review with new geochemical evidence, and relevance to the rise of the angiosperms. Australian Journal of Botany 64 (8), 564-578.
  • Eiler, J., Cesar, J., Chimiak, L., Dallas, B., Grice, K., Griep-Raming, J., Juchelka, D., Kitchen, N., Lloyd, M., Makarov, A., Robins, R. and Schwieters, J. (2017) Analysis of molecular isotopic structures at high precision by Orbitrap mass spectrometry. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, in press. DOI: Accepted 3 Oct 2017.
  • Greenwood, P. F., Mohammed, L., Grice, K., McCulloch, M., Schwark, L., 2017. The application of compound specific sulfur isotopes to the oil-source rock correlation of Kurdistan petroleum.
    Geochemistry, In press as of 27/11/2017.
  • Grotheer H., Greenwood P.F., McCulloch M.T., Böttcher M.E., Grice K. δ34S character of organosulfur compounds in kerogen and bitumen fractions of sedimentary rocks. Organic Geochemistry 110, 60-64.
  • Grotheer, H., Grice, K., Le Métayer, P., Piggott, MJ., Lindeboom, EJ., Holman AI., Twitchett, R.J., Occurrence and significance of phytanyl arenes across the Permian-Triassic boundary interval. Organic Geochemistry 104: 42-52.
  • Hackney, R. I., Yamada, Y., Saito, S., Grice, K., Kuroda, J., Whiteside, J., Coolen, M., Inagaki, F., Arculus, R., Müller, D., Bryan, S., Collot, J., Kimura, J., Mortimer, N., Tamura, Y., Hashimoto, T., Foster, C., Johnson, S., Santini, T., Orsi, W. IODP deep riser stratigraphic drilling in the southwest Pacific: Tectonics, climate and ancient life on the Lord Howe Rise continental ribbon. In Japan Geoscience Union Conference, 20-25 May 2017, Makuhari, Japan. (In Press)
  • Hu, SY., Evans, K., Craw, D., Rempel, K., Grice, K. Resolving the role of carbonaceous material in gold precipitation in metasediment-hosted orogenic gold deposits. Geology 45, 167-170.
  • Lengger, S.K., Melendez, I., Summons, R.E., Grice, K., Mudstones and embedded concretions show differences in lithology-related, but not source-related biomarker distributions, Organic Geochemistry 113, 67-74.
  • Lengger, SK., Fromont, J., Grice, K. Tapping the archives: the sterol composition of marine sponge species, as determined non‐invasively from museum‐preserved specimens, reveals biogeographical features. Geobiology 15 (1), 184-194.
  • Orsi, W.D., Coolen, M.J.L., Wuchter, C., He, L., More, K.D., Irigoien, X., Chust, G., Johnson, C., Hemingway, J.D. Lee, M., Galy, V., Giosan, L., 2017. Climate oscillations reflected within the microbiome of Arabian Sea sediments. Scientific Reports 7, 6040.
  • Plet, C.L., Grice, K., Pages, A., Verrall, M., Coolen, M. J. L., Ruebasm, W., Rickard, W. D. A. and Schwark, L. Palaeobiology of red and white blood cell-like structures, collagen and cholesterol in an ichthyosaur bone. Scientific Reports 7, 13776.
  • Rabett, R., Ludgate, N., Stimpson, C., Hill, E., Hunt, C., Ceron, J., Farr, L., Morley, M., Reynolds, T., Zukswert, H., Simpson, D., Nyiri, B., Verhoeven, M., Appleby, J., Meneely, J., Phan, L., Dong, N.N., Lloyd-Smith, L., Hawkes, J., Blyth, A., Nguyêń C.T. Tropical limestone forest resilience and late Pleistocene foraging during MIS-2 in the Tràng An massif, Vietnam Quaternary International 448, 62-81.
  • Robert, A., Grotheer, H., Bourdet, J., Suvorova, A, Grice, K., McCuaig, T., Greenwood, P. Evidence and origin of different types of sedimentary organic matter from a Paleoproterozoic Orogenic Au deposit. Precambrian Research 299, 319-338.
  • Spaak, G., Edwards, D.S., Foster, C.B., Pagès, A., Summons, R.E., Sherwood, N., Grice, K., 2017. Environmental conditions and microbial community structure during the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event; a multi-disciplinary study from the Canning Basin, Western Australia. Global and Planetary Change. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.10.010.
  • Timms, N.E., Erickson, T.M.,  Zanetti, M.R., Pearce, M.A., Cayron, C., Cavosie, A.J., Coolen, M. Cubic zirconia in> 2370° C impact melt records Earth’s hottest crust. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 477, 52-58.
  • Tulipani, S., Schwark, L., Holman, AI., Bush, RT., Grice K.. 1-Chloro-n-alkanes: Potential mangrove and saltmarsh vegetation biomarkers. Organic Geochemistry 107, 54-58.
  • Zhou, Y., Zhang, B., Stuart-Williams, H., Grice, K., Hocart, C., Gessler, A., Kayler, Z., Farquhar, G., On the contributions of photorespiration and compartmentation to the contrasting intramolecular 2H profiles of C3 and C4 plant sugars Phytochemistry in press.


Book chapters

  • Nelson, R.K., Aeppli, C., Arey, S.J., Chen, H., de Oliveira, A.H.B., Eiserbeck,C., Frysinger, G.S., Gaines, R.B., Grice, K., Gros, J., Hall, G.J., Koolen, H.H.F., Lemkau, K.L., McKenna, A.M., Reddy, C.M., Rodgers, R.P., Swarthout, R.F., Valentine, D.L., and, White, H.W. 2016. Applications of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GC× GC) in studying the source, transport, and fate of petroleum hydrocarbons in the environment Handbook of oil spill forensics. Elsevier.
  • Whiteside, J.H. and Grice, K. 2016. Fossil green sulfur bacteria reveal the cause of mass extinctions. McGraw Hill in press.
  • Harvey, E. S., M. Bunce, M. Stat, B. J. Saunders, B. J. Kinsella, L. Machuca, K. Lepkova, K. Grice, M. Coolen, A. Williams et al. 2016. “Science and the Sydney.” In From Great Depths The Wrecks of HMAS Sydney [II] and HSK Kormoran, 279-303. Australia: UWA Publishing and The Western Australian Museum.

International peer reviewed papers

  • Morgan, J.V., Gulick, S.P.S., Bralower, T., Chenot, E., Christeson, G., Claeys, P., Cockell, C., Collins, G.S.,  Coolen, M.J.L.,  Ferrière, L., Gebhardt, C., Goto, K., Jones,  H., Kring, D.A., Le Ber, E., Lofi, J., Long, X.,  Lowery, C., Mellett, C., Ocampo-Torres, R., Osinski, G.R., Perez-Cruz, L., Pickersgill, A., Poelchau, M., Rae, A., Rasmussen, C., Rebolledo-Vieyra, M.,  Riller, U., Sato, H., Schmitt, D.R., Smit, J., Tikoo, S., Tomioka, N., Urrutia-Fucugauchi, J., Whalen, M., Wittmann, A., Yamaguchi, K.E., Zylberman, W. The formation of peak rings in large impact craters. Science. 354 (6314), 878-882.
  • Hu, S., Evans, K, Craw, D., Rempel, K., and Grice, K. 2016, Resolving the role of carbonaceous material in gold precipitation in metasediment-hosted orogenic gold deposits. Geology, in press.
  • Baker, A., Jex, H., Rutlidge, H., Woltering, M., Blyth, A.J., Andersen, M., Cuthbert, M., Marjo, C., Markowska, C., Rau, G., 2016. An irrigation experiment to compare soil, water and speleotherm tetraether membrane lipid distributions. Organic Geochemisty, 94, 12-20.
  • Carpenter, R., Holman, A., Abell, A., Grice, K., 2016. Cretaceous fire in Australia: a review with new geochemical evidence, and relevance to the rise of the angiosperms. Australian Journal of Botany. In press.
  • Cumberland, S.A., Douglas, G., Grice, K., and Moreau, J., 2016. Uranium mobility in organic matter-rich sediments: a review of geological and geochemical processes. Earth Science Reviews, 159, 160-185.
  • Dissanayake, A., Scarlett, A.G., Jha, A.N. 2016. Diamondoid naphthenic acids cause in vivo genetic damage in gills and haemocytes of marine mussels. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (7), 7060-7066.
  • Eiserbeck, C., Curiale, J., Grice, K., 2016. The proliferation of the angiosperms reveal the age of oil within 10 million years. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. In revision.
  • Grice, K., Campbell, M., Holman, A., 2016. Source of biphenyl in crude oils and source-rocks. Organic Geochemistry. Submitted.
  • Grotheer, H., Grice, K., Le Metayer, P., Piggott, M.J., Holman, A., Twitchett, R.J., 2016. The occurrence of 3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadecyl)benzene, 1-methyl-3-(3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadecyl)benzene and n-heptacosylcyclohexane across the Permian-Triassic boundary interval. Organic Geochemistry. In review.
  • Hu, S.Y., Evans, K., Fisher, L., Rempel, K., Craw, D., Evans, N., Cumberland, S., Grice, K.  Associations between sulphides, carbonaceous material, gold, and other trace elements in polyframboids: Implications for the source of orogenic gold deposists. Otago Schist, New Zealand.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 180, 197-213.
  • Jonker, M.A., Candido, C., Vrabie, C., Scarlett, A., Rowland. S. 2016. Synergistic androgenic effect of a petroleum product caused by the joint action of at least three different types of compounds. Chemosphere, 144, 1142-1147.
  • Lengger, S., Fromont, J., Grice, K. 2016. Tapping the archives: The sterol composition of marine sponge specimens, determined non-invasively from museum-preserved specimens, reveals biogeographical features. Geobiology In press.
  • Lengger, S., Melendez, I.M.M., Summons, R.E., Grice, K. 2016. Mudstones and embedded nodules show differences in lithology-related, but not source-related biomarker distributions. Organic Geochemistry, submitted.
  • Naehar, S., Lengger, S.,  Grice K., 2016. A  new method for the rapid analysis of 1H-pyrrole-2,5,-diones (maleimides) in environmental samples by two dimensional gas chromatography time-of-flight- mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A, 1435, 125-135.
  • Naehar, S., Suga, H., Ogawa, N.O., Takano, Y., Schubert, C.J., Grice, K., Ohkouchi, N., 2016. Distributions of compound-specific isotopic signatures of sedimentary chlorins reflect the composition of photoautotrophic communities and their carbon and nitrogen sources in Swiss lakes and the Black Sea. Chemical Geology, 441, 138-147.
  • Pages, P.,  Schmidt, S., Edwards, D., Barnes, S., Nannan, H., Grice, K., A molecular and isotopic study of palaeoenvironmental conditions through the middle Cambrian in the Georgina Basin, central Australia. Earth and Planetary Sciences, 447, 21-32..
  • Plet, C., Grice, K., Pages, A., Coolen, M.J.L., Schwark, L., 2016. Microbially-mediated fossil-bearing carbonate concretions and their significance for palaeoenvironmental reconstructions: A multi-proxy organic and inorganic geochemical appraisal. Chemical Geology, 426 ,95-108.
  • Robert, A.M., Grotheer, H., Greenwood, P.F., McCuaig, C.T., Bourdet, J., and Grice, K., 2016. The hydropyrolysis (HyPy) release of hydrocarbon products from a high maturity kerogen associated with an orogenic Au deposit and their relationship to the mineral matrix, Chemical Geology, 425, 127-144.
  • Rouillard, A., Greenwood, P.F., Grice, K., Skrzypek, G., Dogramaci, S., Turney, C., Grierson, P.F. 2016. Organic geochemical evidence for late Holocene hydroclimate change revealed in sediments from a subtropical wetland of arid NW Australia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 459, 495-507.
  • Rouillard, A., Skrzypek, G., Turney, C., Dogramaci, S., Hua, Q., Zawadzki, A., Reeves, J., Greenwood, P.F., O’Donnell, A.J.,Grierson, P.F. 2016. Evidence for extreme floods in arid subtropical northwest Australia during the Little Ice Age chronozone (CE 1400–1850). Quaternary Science Reviews 144, 107-122
  • Scherr, K., Backes, D., Scarlett, A., Lantschbauer, W., Nahold, M., 2016. Biogeochemical gradients above a coal tar DNAPL. Science of the Total Environment, 563, 741-754.
  • Si-Yu Hu, Evans, K., Rempel, K., Guagliardo, P., Kilburn, M., Craw, D., Grice, K. 2016. A new look at mixed sphalerite-pyrite framboids and the sequestration of Zn into framboids as a key process of Zn cycling in the ocean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
  • Sinclair, L., Ijaz, U.Z., Jensen, L., Coolen, M.J., Gubry-Rangin, C., Chroňáková, A., Oulas, A., Pavloudi, C., Schnetzer, J., Weimann, A., Ijaz, A., Eiler, A., Quince, C., Pafilis, E., 2016. Seqenv: linking sequences to environments through text mining. PeerJ Preprints. In press.
  • Spaak, G., Nelson, R.K., Reddy, C.M., Scarlett, A.G., Chidlow, G., Grice, K., 2016. Advances on the separation of crocetane and phytane using GC-MS and GC´GC-TOFMS. Organic Geochemistry, 98, 176-182.
  • Ted E. Playton, Eric Tohver, Kelly Hillbun, Roger M. Hocking Peter W. Haines, Kate Trinajstic, Brett Roelofs, David A. Katz, Joseph Kirschvink, Kliti Grice, Paul Montgomery, Jeroen Hansma, Maodu Yan, Sergei Pisarevsky, Svenja Tulipani, Ken Ratcliffe, Samuel Caulfield-Kerney, David Wray 2016, Integrated Stratigraphic Correlation of Upper Devonian Platform-to-Basin Carbonate Sequences, Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, Western Australia: Advances in Carbonate Margin-to-Slope Sequence Stratigraphy and Stacking Patterns SEPM in press.
  • Tulipani, S., Schwark, L., Holman, A., Bush, R.T., Grice, K.  2016. 1-Chloro n-alkanes as potential mangrove and saltmarsh vegetation biomarkers. Organic Geochemistry.
  • Tulipani, S., Berwick, L., Schwark, L., Holman, A., Bush, R.T., Grice, K., 2016. Significance of changing organic matter sources for acid sulfate soil remediation by tidal re-inundation. Environmental Science and Technology. Submitted.
  • Wang, G., Xue, Y., Shi, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F.  2016. Biodegradation and water washing within a series of petroleum reservoirs of the Panyu oil field. Organic Geochemisty, 96, 65-76.
  • Whiteside, J., Grice, K., 2016. Biomarker records associated with mass extinction events with implications for the future. Invited contribution 44, Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Science.44,
  • Woltering, M., Tulipani, S., Walshe, J., Schwark, L., Boreham, C.J., Grice, K., 2016. Simultaneous quantitative analysis of Ni, VO, Cu, Zn and Mn geoporphyrins by liquid chromatography – high resolution multistage mass spectrometry: Method development and validation Chemical Geology, 441, 81-91.
  • Zhou, Y., Grice, K., Stuart-Williams, S., Hocart, CH, Farquhar, G.D. 2016. Hydrogen Isotopic differences between C3 and C4 land plant lipids: Consequences of compartmentalisation of C4 photosynthetic chemistry and C3 photorespiration. Plant, Cell & Environment.
    39, 2676-2690.


International peer reviewed papers

  • Blyth, A.J., Fuentes, D., George, S.C., Volk, H., 2015. Characterisation of organic inclusions in stalagmites using laser-ablation-micropyrolysis gas chromatography­mass spectrometry Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, in press.
  • Coolen, M.J.L., Orsi, W.D. 2015. The transcriptional response of microbial communities in thawing Alaskan permafrost soils. Frontiers in Microbiology 6.
  • Fromont, J., Huggett, M.J., Lengger, S.L., Grice, K., Schönber G, C.H. 2015. Characterisation of Leucetta prolifera, a calcarean cyanosponge from south-western Australia, and its symbionts. Australian Journal of Marine Science in press.
  • Grice, K., Foster, C.B., Riding, J.B., Naehar, S., Greenwood, P.F., 2015. Vascular plant biomarker distributions and stable carbon isotopes from the Middle and Upper Jurassic (Callovian-Kimmeridgian) strata of Staffin Bay, Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, in press.
  • Grice, K., Le Metayer, P., Piggot, M., Holman, A., Twitchett, R.J., 2015. The significance and Identification of phytanylbenzene, 1-methyl-3-phytanylbenzene, 2-phytanylnaphthalene and n-C33 alkylcyclohexane across the Permian-Triassic boundary interval: Facies indicators Organic Geochemistry submitted.
  • Grotheer, H., Robert, A., Greenwood P.F., Grice, K., 2015. Stability and hydrogenation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons during hydropyrolysis (HyPy) – Implications of highly matured organic matter Organic Geochemistry, 86, 45-54..
  • Guangli W., Chang X., Wang, T-G., Simoneit B.R.T., 2015. Pregnanes as molecular indicators for depositional environments of sediments and petroleum source rocks Organic Geochemistry, 78, 110-120.
  • Jaraula, C.M.B., Schwark, L., Moreau, X., Pickel, W., Bagas, L., and Grice, K., 2015. Radiolytic alteration of biopolymers in the Mulga Rock uranium deposit. Applied Geochemistry, 52, 97-108.
  • Hu, S., Evans, K., Craw, D., Rempel, K., Bourdet, J., Dick, J., Grice, K., 2015. Raman characterisation of carbonaceous material in the Macraes orogenic gold deposit and metasedimentary host rocks, New Zealand Ore Geology Reviews 70, 80-95.
  • Hu, S., Evans, K., Fisher, L., Rempel, K., Craw, D., Grice, K., 2015. Associations between sulfides, carbonaceous matter, gold and other trace elements in Polyframboids: Implications for the source of orogenic gold deposits, Otago Schist, New Zealand. Chemical Geology, submitted.
  • Kraal, P., Burton, E.D., Rose, A.L, Kocar, B.D., Lockhart, R.S., Grice, K., Bush, R.T., 2015. Sedimentary Iron-phosphorus cycling under contrasting redox conditions in a eutrophic estuary Chemical Geology 392, 19-31.
  • Lengger, S.K., Grice, K., Fromont, J., 2015. Analysis of sterols from museum sponges preserved in ethanol by comprehensive two dimensional gas chromatography – time of flight mass spectrometry. Lipids in review.
  • Ling, Y.C., Grice, K., Tulipani, S., Berwick, L., Bush, R., Moreau, J.W., 2015. Distribution of iron- and sulfur-cycling bacteria across a coastal acid sulfate soil environment: implications for natural bioremediation. Frontiers in Microbiology, 6, 624.
  • Long, J.A., Mark-Kurik, E., Johanson, Z., Lee, M.S.Y., Young, G.C., Min, Y., Ahlberg, E., Newman, M., Jones, R., Den Blaauwen, J., Choo, B., Trinajstic, K., 2015. Copulation in antiarch placoderms and the origin of gnathostome internal fertilisation Nature 517, 196-199.
  • S. and Grice, K., 2015. Novel 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-dione (maleimide) proxies for the assessment of persistent photic zone euxinia. Chemical Geology 404, 100-109.
  • S., Lengeer, S.K., and Grice, K., 2015. A new method for the rapid analysis of maleimides (1H-pyrrole-2,5-iones) in environmental samples by two dimensional gas chromatography tome-of-flight mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A (submitted).
  • Pagès, A., Grice, K., Welsh, D.T., Teasdale, P.T., Van Kranendonk, M.J., Greenwood, P.F., 2015. Lipid biomarker and isotopic study of community distribution and biomarker preservation in a laminated microbial mat from Shark Bay, Western Australia. Microbial Ecology, 1-14.
  • Swigert, J.P., Lee, C., Wong, D.C.L., White, R., Scarlett, A.G., West, C.E. 2015. Aquatic hazard assessment of a commercial sample of naphthenic acids Chemosphere 124, 1-9.
  • Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., Schwark, L., Summons, R.E., Böttcher, M.E., and Foster, C.B., 2015. Molecular proxies as indicators of freshwater incursion-driven salinity stratification. Chemical Geology 409, 61-68.
  • Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P., Schwark, L., Haines, P.W., Sauer, P.E., Schimmelmann, A., Summons, R.E., Foster, C.B., Böttcher, M.E., Payton, T.D, and Schwark, L., 2015. Changes of palaeoenvironmental conditions recorded in Late Devonian reef systems from the Canning Basin, Western Australia: A biomarker and stable isotope approach. Gondwana Research in press.
  • Wilde, M.J., West, C.E., Scarlett, A.G., Jones, D., Frank, R.A., Hewitt, M., Rowland, S.J., 2015. Bicyclic naphthenic acids in oil sands process water: Indentification by comprehensive multidimensional gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1378, 74-87.
  • Zhou, Y., Grice, K., Stuart-Williams, H., Hocart, C.H., Zhang, B., Gessler, A., Farquhar, G.D., 2015. Hydrogen Isotopic Differences between C3 and C4 Plant Lipids: Consequences of Compartmentation of C4 Photosynthetic Chemistry. Phytochemistry in press.
  • Zhou, Y.P., Grice, K., Stuart-Williams, H., Hocart, C.H., Zhang, B.-L., Gessler, A., Farquhar, G.D., 2015. Photorespiration and compartmentalization contribute to the contrasting intramolecular 2H profiles of C3 and C4 plant sugars. Phytochemistry in press.
  • Zhou, Y.P., Stuart-Williams, H., Grice, K., Kayler, Z.E., Zavadlav, S., Gessler, A., Farquhar, G.D., 2015. Allocate carbon for a reason: priorities are reflected in the 13C/12C ratios of plant lipids synthesized via three independent biosynthetic pathways. Phytochemistry 111, 14-20..






  • Grice, K. Principles and Practice of Analytical Techniques in the Geosciences. Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

Peer-reviewed book chapters

  • Greenwood, P.F., Amrani, A., Sessions, A.L., Raven, M.R., Holman, A., Dror, G., Grice, K., McCulloch, M.T., and Adkins, J.F. 2014. Development and initial biogeochemical applications of compound specific sulfur isotope analysis. Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
  • Eiserbeck, C., Nelson, R.K., Reddy, R.K., Reddy, C.M. and Grice, K. Advances in comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography. In: Royal Society of Chemistry- Book in production. Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.
  • Blyth, A.J., Smith, C.I. 2014. Applications of liquid chromatography – isotope ratio mass spectrometry in geochemistry and archaeological science. In: Grice, K. (ed.) Principles and Practice of Analytical Techniques in the Geosciences. Royal Society of Chemistry, UK.

International peer reviewed papers

  • Bauersachs, T., Mudimu, O., Schulz, R., Schwark, L. Distribution of long chain heterocyst glycolipids in N2-fixing cyanobacteria of the order Stigonematales. Phytochemistry 98, 145-150.
  • Bauersachs, T., Stal, L.J., Grego, M., Schwark, L. Temperature induced changes in the heterocyst glycolipid composition of N2 fixing heterocystous cyanobacteria. Organic Geochemistry 69, 98-105.
  • Berke, M.E., Johnson. T.C., Werne, J.P., Livingstone, D.E., Grice K., Schouten, S., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S., 2014. Characterization of the last deglacial transition in tropical East Africa: Insights from Lake Albert. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, 409, 1-8.
  • Blyth, A.J., Jex, C.N., Baker, A., Khan, S., Schouten, S. 2014. Contrasting distributions of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs) in speleothems and associated soils. Organic Geochemistry 69, 1-10.
  • Dick, J.M., Evans, K.A., Holman, A.I., Leach D., Grice, K. Combined sulfur, carbon and redox budget constraints on genetic models for clastic-dominated base-metal sulfide deposits: Examples from the Here’s Your Chance Pb-Zn deposit, Australia. GeoResJ, 3, 19-.
  • Filipova-Marinova, M., Pavlov, D., Coolen, M.J.L., Giosan, L., and Vergiev, S., 2014. Vegetation development in the central part of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast during the last 13,000 years. Grana 53, 249-251.
  • Friedrich, J., Janssen, F., Aleynik, D., Bange, H.W., Boltacheva, N., Çagatay, M.N., Dale, A.W., Etiope, G., Erdem, Z., Geraga, M., Gilli, A., Gomoiu, M.T., Hall, P.O.J., Hansson, D., He, Y., Holtappels, M., Kirf, M.K., Kononets, M., Konovalov, S., Lichtschlag, A., Livingstone, D.M., Marinaro, G., Mazlumyan, S., Naeher, S., North, R.P., Papatheodorou, G., Pfannkuche, O., Prien, R., Rehder, G., Schubert, C.J., Soltwedel, T., Sommer, S., Stahl, H., Stanev, E.V., Teaca, A., Tengberg, A., Waldmann, C., Wehrli, B., Wenzhöfer, F. 2014. Investigating hypoxia in aquatic environments: diverse approaches to addressing a complex phenomenon. Biogeosciences 11, doi:10.5194/bg-11-1215-2014
  • Hall, P.A., McKirdy, D.M., Grice, K., Edwards, D.S. 2014. Australasian asphaltite strandings: Their origin reviewed in light of the effects of weathering and biodegradation on their biomarker and isotopic profiles. Marine and Petroleum Geology 57, 572-593.
  • Holman, A.I., Greenwood, P.F., Grice, K., Brocks, J.J., 2014. Hydrothermal alteration of organic matter during sedimentary-exhalative ore deposition: laboratory simulation using micro-scale sealed vessel pyrolysis. Organic Geochemistry, 76, 270-277.
  • Holman, A.I., Grice, K., Jaraula, C.M.B., Schimmelmann, A., 2014. Bitumen II from the Paleoproterozoic Here’s Your Chance Pb/Zn/Ag deposit: implications for the analysis of depositional environment and thermal maturity of thermally-altered sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 139, 98-109.
  • Holman, A.I., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., Böttcher, M.E., Walshe, J.L., Evans, K.A. New aspects of sulfur biogeochemistry during ore deposition from δ34S of elemental sulfur and organic sulfur from the ‘Here’s Your Chance’ Pb-Zn-Ag deposit. Chemical Geology, 387, 126-132.
  • Hou W., Dong H., Li G., Yang, J., Coolen M.J.L., Liu X., Wang S., Jiang H., Wu X., Xiao H., Lian B., and Wan Y., 2014. Response of photosynthetic plankton communities to late-Holocene climate change on the Tibetan Plateau. Nature Scientific Reports 4, 6648; DOI:10.1038/srep06648.
  • Jex, C.N., Pate, G.H., Blyth, A.J., Spencer, R., Hernes, P.J., Khan, S., Baker, A. 2014. Lignin biogeochemistry: from modern processes to Quaternary archives. Quaternary Science Reviews 87, 46-59.
  • Johanson, Z. and Trinajstic K. Fossilized ontogenies: The contribution of placoderm ontogeny to our understanding of the evolution of early gnathostomes. Palaentology 57, 505-516.
  • Kraal, P., E. Burton, A. Rose, B. Kocar, Lockhart, K. Grice, R. Bush, E. Tan, and S. Webb. 2014. Sedimentary iron–phosphorus cycling under contrasting redox conditions in a eutrophic estuary. Chemical Geology 392: 19-31.
  • Le Metayer, P., Grice K., Chow, C.N., Cacetta, L., Maslen, E., Dawson, D., and Fusetti, L., 2014. The effect of origin and genetic processes of low-molecular-weight aromatic hydrocarbons in petroleum on their stable carbon isotopic compositions. Organic Geochemistry 72, 23-33.
  • Lehahn, Y., Koren, I., Schatz, D., Frada, M., Sheyn, U., Boss, E., Efrati, S., Rudich, Y., Trainic, M., Sharoni, S., Laber, C., DiTullio, G.R., Coolen, M.J.L., Martins, A.M., Van Mooy, B.A.S., Bidle, K.D. and Vardi, A., 2014. Decoupling Physical from Biological Processes to Assess the Impact of Viruses on a Mesoscale Algal Bloom. Current Biology 24, 2041-2046.
  • Lengger, S. K., Y. A. Lipsewers, H. De Haas, J. Damste, and S. Schouten. 2014. Lack of 13C-label incorporation suggests low turnover rates of thaumarchaeal intact polar tetraether lipids in sediments from the Iceland shelf. Biogeosciences 11, 201-216.
  • Lengger, S. K., Hopmans, E. C., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., and Schouten, S., 2014. Fossilization and degradation of archaeal intact polar tetraether lipids in deeply buried marine sediments (Peru Margin). Geobiology 12, 212-220.
  • Lüke, C., Frenzel, P., Ho, A., Fiantis, D., Schad, P., Schneider, B., Schwark, L., Utami, S.R. 2014. Macroecology of methane-oxidizing bacteria: The β-diversity of pmoA genotypes in tropical and subtropical rice paddies. Environmental Microbiology 16, 72-83.
  • Muschitiello, F., Schwark, L., Wohlfarth, B., Sturm, C., 2014. Hammarlund, D. New evidence of Holocene atmospheric circulation dynamics based on lake sediments from southern Sweden: A link to the Siberian High. Quaternary Science Reviews 77, 113-124.
  • Naeher, S., Peterse, F., Smittenberg, R.H., Niemann, H., Zigah, P.K., Schubert, C.J. 2014. Sources of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs) in catchment soils, water column and sediments of Lake Rotsee (Switzerland) – Implications for the application of GDGT-based proxies for lakes. Organic Geochemistry 66, 164-173.
  • Naeher, S., Niemann, H., Peterse, F., Smittenberg, R.H., Zigah, P.K., Schubert, C.J. 2014. Tracing the methane cycle with lipid biomarkers in Lake Rotsee (Switzerland). Organic Geochemistry 66, 174-181.
  • Pagès, A., Grice, K., Vacher, M., Bennett, W.W., Greenwood P.F. Characterizing microbial communities and processes in a modern stromatolite (Shark Bay) using lipid biomarkers and two-dimensional distributions of porewater solutes. Environmental Microbiology, 16, 2458-2474.
  • Pagès, A., Grice, K., Jahnert, R., Ertefai, T., Skrzypek, G., and Greenwood, P.F., 2014. Organic geochemical studies of modern microbial mats from Shark Bay – Part I. Influence of depth and salinity on lipid biomarkers and their isotopic signatures. Geobiology 12, 469-487.
  • Pagès, A., Welsh, D.T. Teasdale, P.R. Grice, K., Vacher, M., Bennett, W.W. and Visscher, P.T. 2014. Diel fluctuations in solute distributions and biogeochemical cycles in hypersaline microbial mats from Shark Bay, Western Australia. Marine chemistry 167, 102-112.
  • Randlett M-È, Coolen M.J.L., Stockhecke M., Pickarski N., Litt T., Balkema C., Kwiecien O., Tomonaga Y., Wehrli B., Schubert, C.J., 2014. Alkenone distribution in Lake Van sediments since the last 600 kyrs; influences of temperature and haptophyte species composition. Quaternary Science Reviews 104: 53-62.
  • Trinajstic, K., Boisvert C., Long J., Maksimenko, A., Johanson, Z. 2014. Pelvic and reproductive structures in placoderms (stem gnathostomes) Biological reviews, in press.
  • Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Krull, E., Greenwood, P.F.M., and Revill, A.T., 2014. Salinity variations in the Northern Coorong Lagoon, South Australia: Significant changes in the Ecosystem following human changes to the natural water regime. Organic Geochemistry 42, 387-398
  • Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F, Haines, P., Sauer, P., Schimmelmann, A., Summons, R.E., Foster, C.B. Böttcher, M.E., Playton, T., and Schwark, L. Changes in palaeoenvironmental conditions in Late Devonian Reef systems from the Canning Basin, WA: A biomarker and stable isotope approach. Gondwana Research, in press.
  • West, C. E., J. Pureveen, A. G. Scarlett, K. Lengger, M. J. Wilde, F. Korndorffer, E. W. Tegelaar, and S. J. Rowland. 2014. Can two-dimensional gas chromatography/mass spectrometric identification of bicyclic aromatic acids in petroleum fractions help to reveal further details of aromatic hydrocarbon biotransformation pathways?. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 28, 1023-1032.
  • Wang, G., Cheng, B., Wang, T.-G., Simoneit, B.R.T., Shi, S., Wang, P. 2014. Monoterpanes as molecular indicators to diagnose depositional environments for source rocks of crude oils and condensates. Organic Geochemistry, accepted with minor revisions.
  • Woltering, M., Atahan, P., Grice, K., Heijnis, H., Taffs, K., Dodson, J. 2014. Glacial and Holocene terrestrial temperature variability in subtropical east Australia as inferred from branched GDGT distributions in a sediment core from Lake McKenzie. Quaternary Research (US), 82, 132-145.
  • Williford, K.H., Grice, K., Holman, A., McElwain, J.C., 2014. An organic record of terrestrial ecosystem collapse and recovery at the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in East Greenland. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 127, 251-263.


Peer-reviewed book chapters

  • Grice, K., and Eiserbeck, C., 2013. Biomarkers and analyses. Invited Book Chapter – 2nd edition of the Treatise on Geochemistry. 47-78 in Holland, H.D. and Turekian, K.K. (ed). Amsterdam, Elsevier.

International peer reviewed papers

  • Allard, S., Fouche, L., Dick, J., Heitz, A., Gunten U.V. 2013. Oxidation of Manganese(II) during Chlorination: Role of Bromide. Environmental Science and Technology 47, 8716-8723.
  • Blyth, A.J., Smith, C.I., Drysdale, R.N. 2013. A new perspective on the δ13C signal preserved in speleothems using LC-IRMS analysis of bulk organic matter and compound specific stable isotope analysis. Quaternary Science Reviews 75, 143-149.
  • Blyth, A.J., Schouten, S. 2013. Calibrating the glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether temperature signal in speleothems. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 109,312-328.
  • Blyth, A.J., Shutova, Y., Smith, C.I. 2013. δ13C analysis of bulk organic matter in speleothems using liquid chromatography-isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Organic Geochemistry 55, 22-25.
  • Chow, N., George, A.D., , K., Chen, Z-Q. 2013. Stratal architecture and platform evolution of an early Frasnian syn-tectonic carbonate platform, Canning Basin, Australia, Sedimentology 60, 1583-1620.
  • Coolen, M.J.L., Balkema, , Quince, C., Harris K., Orsi, W., Sylva, S., Filipova-Marinova, M., and Giosan, L., 2013. The Black Sea’s paleome and environmental changes since the early Holocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110(21), 8609-8614.
  • Dick, J.M., Evans., K.A., Holman, A.I., Jaraula, C.M.B., Grice, K. Estimation and application of the thermodynamic properties of aqueous phenanthrene and isomers of methylphenanthrene at high temperature. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 122, 247-266.
  • Dick, J.M., and Shock. E.l. 2013. A metastable equilibrium model for the relative abundances of microbial phyla in a hot spring. PLoS ONE 8: e72395-e72395.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Brocks, J.J., Grice, K., Schwark, L., Jaraula, C.M.B. Dick, J.M., Evans, K.A. Organic geochemistry and mineralogy. I. Characterisation of organic matter associated with metal deposits (Review). Ore Geology Reviews 50, 1-27.
  • Jaraula, C.M.B, Grice, K., Twitchett, R.,J., Böttcher, M.E., Le Metayer, P., Dastidar, A.G., Opazo, L.F. 2013. Elevated pCO2 leading to Late Triassic extinction, persistent photic zone euxinia, and rising sea levels Geology 41, 955-958.
  • Johanson, Z., , K., Carr, R., Ritchie, A. 2013. Evolution and development of the synarcual in early vertebrates. Zoomorphology 132, 95-110.
  • Ladjavardi, M., Berwick, L.J., Grice, K., Boreham, C.J., Horsfield, B. 2013. Rapid offline isotopic characterisation of hydrocarbon gases generated by micro-scale sealed vessel pyrolysis. Organic Geochemistry 58, 121-124.
  • Lockhart, R.S., Berwick, L.J., Greenwood, P.F., Grice, K., Kraal, P., Bush, R. 2013. Analytical pyrolysis for determining the molecular composition of contemporary monosulfidic black ooze. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 104, 640-652.
  • Luo, G., Wang, Y., Grice, K., Jia, C., Xie, S. 2013. Microbial-algal community changes during the latest Permian ecological crisis: Evidence from lipid biomarkers at Cili, South China. Global and Planetary Change 105, 36-51.
  • Melendez, I., Grice, K., Schwark, L. Exceptional preservation of palaeozoic steroids in a diagenetic continuum. Nature Scientific Reports. 3.
  • Melendez, I., Grice, K., Trinajstic, K., Ladjavardi, M., Thompson, K., Greenwood, P.F. Biomarkers reveal the role of photic zone euxinia in exceptional fossil preservation: An organic geochemical perspective. Geology 41, 123-126.
  • Metcalfe, I., Nicholl, R.S., Willink, R., Ladjavardi, M., Grice, K. Early Triassic (Induan-Olenekian) conodont biostratigraphy, global anoxia, carbon isotope excursions and environmental perturbations: New data from Western Australian Gondwana. Gondwana Research 23, 1136-1150.
  • Naeher, S., Gilli, A., North, R. P., Hamann, Y., Schubert, C. J. 2013. Tracing bottom water oxygenation with sedimentary Mn/Fe ratios in Lake Zurich, Switzerland. Chemical Geology 352, 125-133.
  • Naeher, S., Schaeffer, P., Adam, P., Schubert, C. J. 2013. Maleimides in recent sediments – Using chlorophyll degradation products for palaeoenvironmental reconstructions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 119, 248-263.
  • Sanchez, S., Dupret, V., Tafforeau, P., Trinajstic, K.M., Ryll, B., Gouttenoire, P.-J., Wretman, L., Zylberberg, L., Peyrin, F., Ahlberg, P.E. 2013. 3D Microstructural Architecture of Muscle Attachments in Extant and Fossil Vertebrates Revealed by Synchrotron Microtomography. PloS One 8, e56992.
  • Schouten, S., Hopmans, E.C., Rosell-Melé, A., Pearson, A., Adam, P., Bauersachs, T., Bard, E., Bernasconi, S.M., Bianchi, T.S., Brocks, J.J., Carlson, L.T., Castañeda, I.S., Derenne, S., Selver, A.D., Dutta, K., Eglinton, T., Fosse, C., Galy, V., Grice, K., Hinrichs, K.-U., Huang, Y., Huguet, A., Huguet, C., Hurley, S., Ingalls, A., Jia, G., Keely, B., Knappy, C., Kondo, M. Krishnan, S., Lincoln, S., Lipp, J., Mangelsdorf, K., Martínez-García, A., Ménot, G., Mets, A., Mollenhauer, G., Ohkouchi, N., Ossebaar, J., Pagani, M., Woltering, M., Zhao, M., Damsté, J.S.S. 2014. An interlaboratory study of TEX86 and BIT analysis of sediments, extracts, and standard mixtures. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 14, 5263-5285.
  • Schulte, P., Schwark, L., Stassen, P., Kouwenhoven, T.J., Bornemann, A., Speijer, R.P. 2013. Black shale formation during the Latest Danian Event and the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum in central Egypt: Two of a kind? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 371, 9-25.
  • Schwark, L., 2013. Exceptional preservation of microbial lipids in Paleozoic to Mesoproterozoic sediments. Geology 41, 287-288.
  • Tulipani, S., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., Schwark, L. A pyrolysis and stable isotopic approach to investigate the origin of methyltrimethyltridecylchromans (MTTCs). Organic Geochemistry 61, 1-5.
  • Trinajstic, K.M., Sanchez, S., Dupret, V., Tafforeau, P., Long, J., Young, G., Senden, T., Boisvert, C., Power, N., Ahlberg, P.E. 2013. Fossil musculature of the most primitive jawed vertebrates. Science 341, 160-164.
  • Wang, G., Wang, T.-G., Simoneit, B.R.T., Zhang, L., Song, C. 2013. Investigation of hydrocarbon biodegradation in cores from a downhole profile in Bohai Bay Basin: Implications for the origin of 25-norhopanes. Organic Geochemistry 55, 72-84.
  • Wang, G., Ningxi, L., Bo, G., Xianqing, L., Shengbao, S., Wang, T. 2013. Thermochemical sulfate reduction in fossil Ordovician deposits of the Majiang area: Evidence from a molecular-marker investigation. Chinese Science Bulletin 58, 3588-3594.
  • Wang, G., Shi, S., Wang, P., Wang. T.-G. 2013. Analysis of diamondoid hydrocarbons by the use of comprehensive two-dimensional chromatography/time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Fuel 107,706-714.
  • Wuchter, C., Banning, E. Mincer, T. Drenzek, N., and Coolen J.L., 2013. Microbial diversity and methanogenic activity of Antrim Shale formation waters from recently fractured wells. Frontiers in Microbiology 4, 367. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2013.00367.

Refereed Conference Papers

  • Payton, T.D., Montgomery, P., Tohver, E., Hilburn, K., Katz, D., Haines, P., Trinajstic, K., Yan, M., Hansma., J., Pisarevsky, S., Kirsschvink, J., Cawood, P., Grice, K., Tulipani, S., Ratcliffe, K., Wray, D., Caulfield-Kerney, S., Ward, P., and Playford, P.E. 2013. Development of a regional stratigraphic framework for Upper Devonian reef complexes using intergrated chronostratigraphy, Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, WA. The Sedimentary Basins of Western Australia IV. Proceedings of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia Symposium, Perth, Western Australia


Peer-reviewed book chapters

  • Maslen, E., Grice, K., Dawson, D., Wang, S., Horsfield B. 2012, Stable hydrogen isotopes of isoprenoids and n-alkanes as a proxy for estimating the thermal history of sediments through geological time. Society of Sedimentary Geology.

International peer reviewed papers

  • Alexander, R., Berwick, L., Nasir S., Fazeelat T., Grice, K., 2012, Markers for secondary reactions of migrated crude oil on carbonaceous surfaces Organic Geochemistry, 49, 30-35.
  • Berke M.A., Johnson T.C., Werne J.P., Grice K., Schouten S., Sinninghe Damsté J.S. 2012 Molecular records of climate variability and vegetation response since the Late Pleistocene in the Lake Victoria basin, East Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 55, 59-74.
  • Burrow, C., Trinajstic K., Long, J. 2012, First acanthodian from the Upper Devonian (Frasnian) Gogo Formation, Western Australia Historical Biology 24, 349-357.
  • Eiserbeck, C., Nelson, R., Grice, K., Curiale, J., Reddy, C., 2012. Comparison of GC-MS, GC-MRM-MS, and GCxGC to characterise higher plant biomarkers in Tertiary oils and rock extracts. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 87, 299-322.
  • Filipova-Marinova, M., Pavlov, D., Coolen, M.J.L., Giosan, L. 2012. First high-resolution marinopalynological stratigraphy of Late Quaternary sediments from the central part of the Bulgarian Black Sea area. Quaternary International 293, 170-183.
  • Giosan, L., Coolen, M.J.L., Kaplan, J.O., Constantinescu, S., Filip, F., Filipova-Marinova, M., Kettner, A., and Thom, N., 2012. Early anthropogenic transformation of the Danube-Black Sea system (2012) Nature Scientific Reports 2, doi:10.1038/srep00582. (editors’ choice in Science issue October 5, 2012).
  • Hays, L., Grice, K., Foster, C.B. and Summons, R.E., 2012. Biomarker and isotopic trends from a Permian-Triassic sedimentary section at Kap-Stosch, Greenland. Organic Geochemistry 43, 67-82
  • Holman, A., Grice, K., Jaraula, C.M.B., Schimmelmann, A., Brocks, J.J, 2012. Efficiency of extraction of the Paleoproterozoic ‘Here’s Your Chance’ Pb/Zn/Ag ore deposit and implications for the study of Bitumen II. Organic Geochemistry. 52, 81-87.
  • Holman, A., Grice, K., Jaraula, C.M.B., Schimmelmann, A., Brocks, J.J, 2012. Efficiency of extraction of the Paleoproterozoic ‘Here’s Your Chance’ Pb/Zn/Ag ore deposit and implications for the study of Bitumen II. Organic Geochemistry. 52, 81-87.
  • Johanson, Z., Trinajstic, K., Carr, R., Ritchie, A., 2012. Evolution and development of the synarcual in early vertebrates. Zoomorphology 1-16.Kelly, D., Zerihun A., Singh D.P., Vitzthum von Eckstaedt C., Gibberd M., Grice K., and Downey M. 2012. Exposure of grapes to smoke of vegetation with varying lignin composition and accretion of lignin-derived putative smoke taint compounds in wine. Journal of Food Chemistry, 135, 787-798.
  • Pagès, A.,Teasdale, P.R., Robertson, D., Bennett, W.W., Schäfer, J., Welsh, D.T. 2012. Representative measurement of two-dimensional reactive phosphate distributions and co-distributed iron(II) and sulfide in seagrass sediment porewaters. Chemosphere In Press.Sanchez, S., Ahlberg, P.E., Trinajstic K., Tafforeau P., 2012. Three Dimensional Synchrotron Virtual Paleohistology: A New Insight into the World of Fossil Bone Microstructures. Microscopy and Microanalysis 18.
  • Siam, R., Mustafa, G. A., Sharaf, H., Moustafa, A., Ramadan, A., Antunes, A., Bajic, V. B., Stingl, U., Marsis, N. G., Coolen, M. J. L., Sogin, M., Ferreira, A. J., and El Dorry, H., 2012. Comparative taxonomic analysis reveals unique prokaryotic consortia in sediments from Atlantis II and Discovery Deep brine pools in the Red Sea. Plos One 7(8), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042872.
  • Trinajstic, K., Long, J.A., Johanson, Z., Young, G., Senden, T. 2012. New morphological information on the ptyctodontid fishes (Placodermi, Ptyctodontida) from Western Australia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 32, 757-780.
  • Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, C., Grice, K., Ioppolo-Armanios, M., Kelly, D., Jones, M. and Gibberd, M., 2012. Source comparison of δ13C and δD values of VOCs by compound specific isotope analysis. Chemosphere 89, 1401-1413.


Peer reviewed book chapters

  • Grice, K., and Brocks, J.J., 2011. Biomarkers (organic, compound specific isotopes) Encyclopaedia of Geobiology. (Editors Thiel & Reitner), pp.147-167; Springer. Encyclopedia of Earth Science Series.
  • Brocks, J.J., and Grice, K., 2011. Biomarkers (ancient biomolecules, evolution) Encyclopaedia of Geobiology. (Editors Thiel & Reitner), pp.167-182; Springer. Encyclopedia of Earth Science Series. ERA A*

International peer reviewed journals articles

  • Aboglila, S., Grice, K., Trinajstic, K., Snape, C., Williford, K.H. The significance of 24-norcholestanes, 4-methylsteranes and dinosterane in oils and source-rocks from East Sirte Basin (Libya), Applied Geochemistry.26, 1694-1705.
  • Alexander, R., Berwick, L., Pierce, K., 2011. Single carbon surface reactions on 1-octadecene and 2,3,6-trimethylphenol on activated carbon: Implications for methane formation in sediments. Organic Geochemistry 42, 540-547.
  • Asif, M., Fazeelat, T., Grice, K., Petroleum geochemistry of the Potwar Basin, Pakistan: 1 Oil-oil correlation using biomarkers, d13C and dD. Organic Geochemistry 42, 1226-1240.
  • Atahan, P., Dodson, J., Li, X., Zhou, X., Hu, S., Chen, L., Bertuch, F., Grice, K., Early Neolithic diets at Baijia, Wei River Valley, China: Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis of human and faunal remains. Journal of Archaeological Science 38, 2811-2817.
  • Berwick, L., Alexander, R., Pierce, K. Formation and reactions of alkyl adamantanes in sediments: carbon surface reactions. Organic Geochemistry 42, 752-761.
  • Boere, A. C., Rijpstra, W.I.C., de Lange, G. J., Malinverno, E., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., and Coolen, M.J.L., Exploring preserved fossil dinoflagellate and haptophyte DNA signatures to infer ecological and environmental changes during deposition of sapropel S1 in the eastern Mediterranean, Paleoceanography, 26(2), A2204.
  • Boere, A.C., Rijpstra, W.I.C., de Lange, G.J., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., and Coolen, M.J.L., 2011. Preservation potential of ancient plankton DNA in Pleistocene marine sediments. Geobiology 9, 377-393.
  • Boere, A.C., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Rijpstra, W.I.C., Volkman, J.K., and Coolen, M.J.L., 2011. Source-specific variability in post-depositional DNA preservation with potential implications for DNA based paleoecological records. Organic Geochemistry 42, 1216-1225.
  • Coolen, M.J.L., 2011. 7000 years of Emiliania huxleyi viruses in the Black Sea, Science 333, 451-452. (Also appeared as a research highlight in Nature Reviews Microbiology, 2011: 9, 630).
  • Coolen, M.J.L., van de Giessen, J., Zhu, E.Y., and Wuchter, C., 2011. Bioavailability of soil organic matter and microbial community dynamics upon permafrost thaw. Environmental Microbiology 13, 2299-2314.
  • Eiserbeck, C., Grice, K., Reddy, C., Nelson, R., Curiale, J., Raiteri, P., 2011. Separation of 18α-, 18β-oleanane and lupane by comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography. Journal of Chromatography 1218, 5549-5553.
  • Fawcett, P.J., Werne, J.P., Anderson, R.S., Heikoop, J.M., Brown, E.T., Berke, M.A., Smith, S.J., Allen, C.D. 2011. Erratum: Extended megadroughts in the southwestern United States during Pleistocene interglacials Nature 472, 504.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Berwick, L.J., Croué, J-P. 2011. Characterisation of wastewater effluent DOM using MSSV pyrolysis GC-MS. Chemosphere in press .
  • Maslen, E., Grice, K., Dawson, D., Le Metayer, P., and Edwards, D., 2011. Stable carbon isotopic compositions of individual aromatic hydrocarbons as source and age indicators in oil from Western Australian Basins. Organic Geochemistry 41, 387-398.
  • Muhammad, A., Nazir, N., Fazeelat, T., Grice, K., Nasir, S., Saleem, A. 2011. Applications of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Assess the Source and Thermal maturity of the crude oils from Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan. Petroleum Science & Technology 29, 2234-2246.
  • Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, C., Grice, K., Ioppolo-Armanios, M., Chidlow, G., and Jones, M., 2011. Method development for analysing δD and δ13C of atmospheric VOCs by thermal desorption-compound specific isotope analysis. Journal of Chromatography A 37, 6511-6517.
  • Vitzthum von Eckstaedt, C., Grice, K., Ioppolo-Armanios, M., and Jones, M., 2011. δ13C and δD of volatile organic compounds in an alumina industry stack emission. Atmospheric Environment 45, 5477-5483
  • Weijers, J.W.H., Bernhardt, B., Peterse, F., Werne, J.P., Dungait, J.A.J., Schouten, S., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. 2011. Absence of seasonal patterns in MBT–CBT indices in mid–latitude soils. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 75, 3179-3190.
  • Williford, K.H., Grice, K., Logan, G.A., Chen, J., and Huston, D., 2011. New insights into the hydrothermal alteration of organic matter from the Paleoproterozoic McArthur River Pb/Zn/Ag ore deposit of northern Australia based on compound specific hydrogen and carbon isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 301, 382-392.
  • Woltering, M., Johnson, T.C., Werne, J.P., Schouten, S., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. 2011. Late Pleistocene temperature history of Southeast Africa: A TEX86 temperature record from Lake Malawi Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 303, 93-102. Zhou, Y., Grice, K., Stuart-Williams, H., and Farquhar, G.D., 2011. Temperature effect on leaf deuterium enrichment and isotopic fractionation during leaf lipid biosynthesis: results from controlled growth of C3 and C4 land plants, Phytochemistry 72, 207-213.
  • Zigah, P.K., Minor, E.C., Werne, J.P., McCallisterd, S.L. 2011. Radiocarbon and stable carbon isotopic insights into provenance and cycling of carbon in Lake Superior Limnology and Oceanography 56, 867-886.

Peer reviewed conference papers

  • Ogburn, D., Meeuwig, J., McCafferty, P., Grice, K., Waddington, K. 2011. Recent developments in methods to detect impacts in coastal benthic habitats in Western Australia. Ports and Coast Conference Proceedings, Perth,


  • Li, X., Gilhooly, W.P., Zerkle, A.L., Lyons, T.W., Farquhar, J., Werne, J.P., Varela, R., Scranton, M.I. 2010. Stable sulfur isotopes in the water column of the Cariaco Basin Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 6764-6778. ERA A*.
  • Lichtschlag, A., Felden, J., Wenzhoefer, F., Schubotz, F., Ertefai, T., Boetius, A., deBeer, D. 2010. Methane and sulfide fluxes in permanent anoxia: In situ studies at the Dvurechenskii mud volcano (Sorokin Trough, Black Sea). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74, 17, 5002-5018. ERA A*.
  • Ertefai, T., Heuer, V., Prieto-Mollar, X., Vogt, C., Sylva, S., Seewald, J., Hinrichs, K.-U. 2010. The biogeochemistry of sorbed methane in marine sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, doi 10.1016/j.gca.2010.08.006. ERA A*.
  • K. Trinajstic and K. Grice. 2010. Morphology and molecules: Two views of biodiversity. Chemistry in Australia. This brief history summarises how biodiversity can be studied from the perspectives of a palaeontologist (Katherine Trinajstic) and a biomarker geochemist (Kliti Grice). Chemistry in Australia, Oct 10th 2010.
  • P. Le Metayer, E. Maslen, K. Grice and B. Horsfield. 2010. Stable carbon isotopic compositions of aromatic hydrocarbons in the Bakken Shale related to thermal history. Organic Geochemistry. ERA A.
  • A. Htschlag, J. Felden, F. Wenzhöfer, F. Schubotz, T.F. Ertefai, A. Boetius, and D. Beer. 2010. Methane and sulfide fluxes in permanent anoxia: in situ studies at the Dvurechenskii mud volcano (Sorokin Trough, Black Sea). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. In press. ERA A*.
  • S. Aboglila, K. Grice, K. Trinajstic, D. Dawson, K. H. Williford. 2010. A geochemical evaluation of thermal maturity and depositional palaeoenvironments of seven Cretaceous formations from the East Sirte Basin (Libya), Libyan Petroleum Institute Journal. In Press.
  • S. Aboglila, K. Grice, K. Trinajstic, D. Dawson, K. H. Williford. 2010. Use of biomarker distributions and compound specific isotopes of carbon and hydrogen to delineate hydrocarbon characteristics in the East Sirte Basin (Libya) Organic Geochemistry 41, 1249-1258 ERA.
  • B. Nabbefeld, K. Grice, R.E. Summons, L. Hays. 2010. Significance of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Permian/Triassic boundary sections. Applied Geochemistry 25, 1374-1382 ERA A.
  • J.A. Long, K. Trinajstic. 2010. The Late Devonian Gogo Formation Lägerstatten of Western Australia: Exceptional Early Vertebrate Preservation and Diversity Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Sciences 38 255-279 DOI10.1146/annurev-earth-040809-152416. ERA A*.
  • Y. Zhou , K.Grice, H. Stuart-Williams, Y. Chikaraishi, G.D. Farquhar, C. Hocart, H. Lu , W.G. Liu. 2010. d2H differences among lipids synthesized via ACT (acetogenic), MVA (mevalonic) and DXP (1-deoxy-D-xylulose 5-phosphate) pathways in higher plant leaves: possible evidence for intracellular water (H+) isotopic heterogeneity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America) ERA A*. To be submitted.
  • Muhammad A., Nazir N., Fazeelat T., Grice K., Nasir S., Saleem A. 2010. Applications of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons to Assess the Source and Thermal maturity of the crude oils from Lower Indus Basin, Pakistan. Petroleum Science & Technology in press. URL:
  • Grice K., Brocks J.J. 2010 Biomarkers (organic, compound specific isotopes) Encyclopedia of Geobiology in press. ERA A*.
  • Brocks J.J., Grice K. 2010 Biomarkers (Ancient biomolecules end evolution) Encyclopedia of Geobiology in press. ERA A*.
  • Berwick, L.J., Greenwood, P.F., Smernik, R., 2010 . The use of MSSV pyrolysis to assist the molecular characterisation of aquatic natural organic matter. Water Research doi:10.1016/j.waters.2010.02.023. ERA A*.
  • P. Greenwood, L. Berwick, J.-P. Croue 2010 . The detection of chemicals of concern in effluent outflows by MSSV pyrolysis GCMS. Water Research ERA A*.
  • L. Berwick, P.F. Greenwood, W.I Meredith, C. Snape, H.M. Talbot 2010 Comparison of microscale sealed vessel pyrolysis (MSSVpy) and hydropyrolysis (Hypy) for the characterisation of extant and sedimentary organic matter. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 87, 108-116. ERA B.
  • Alexander R., Dawson D., Pierce K., Murray A. 2010 Carbon catalysed hydrogen exchange in petroleum source rocks Organic Geochemistry 40 951-955 ERA A.
  • T.S. Pilgrim, K. Grice, J.R. Watling 2010 Application of trace element and stable isotope signatures to the provenance establishment of tea (Camellia sinensis) samples. Journal of Food Chemistry 118, 921-926. ERA A*.
  • Y. Zhou , K.Grice, H. Stuart-Williams, G. D. Farquhar, C. H. Hocart , H. Lu , W. Liu 2010 Biosynthetic origin of the saw-toothed profile in 13C and of n-alkanes and systematic isotopic differences between-, iso- & anteiso-alkanes in leaf waxes of land plants. Phytochemistry 71, 388-403. ERA B.
  • C. Hallmann, K. Grey, L. Webster, D. McKirdy, K. Grice 2010 Molecular signature of the Neoproterozoic Acraman impact event. Organic Geochemistry, 41 111-115 ERA A.
  • E. Maslen, K. Grice, D. Dawson, S. Wang, B. Horsfield 2010 Stable hydrogen isotopes for assessing thermal history of sediments through geological time Thermal history analysis of sedimentary basins: methods and applications. U.S. Geological Survey. In Press ERA A.
  • B. Nabbefeld, K. Grice, A. Schimmelmann, R.E. Summons, A. Troitzsch, R.J. Twitchett 2010 A comparison of thermal maturity parameters between freely extracted hydrocarbons (Bitumen I) and a second extract (Bitumen II) from within the kerogen matrix of Permian and Triassic sedimentary rocks. Organic Geochemistry. 41 78-87. ERA A.
  • L. Fusetti, F. Behar, R. Bounaceur, P.M. Marquaire, K. Grice, S. Derenne 2010 New insights into secondary gas generation from oil thermal cracking. A Kinetic approach using 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene. I. A free-radical mechanism Organic Geochemistry. 41 146-167 ERA A.
  • B. Nabbefeld, K. Grice, A. Schimmelmann, P.E. Sauer, M.E. Böttcher, R.J.Twitchett 2010 Significance of δDkerogen, δ13Ckerogen and δ34Spyrite from several Permian/Triassic (P/Tr) sections Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 295, 21-29 ERA A*.
  • B. Nabbefeld, K. Grice, R.J.Twitchett, R.E. Summons, L. Hays, M.E. Böttcher, A. Muhammad 2010 An integrated biomarker, isotopic and palaeoenvironmental study through the Late Permian event at Lusitaniadalen, Spitsbergen Earth and Planetary Science Letters 291, 84-96. ERA A*
  • L. Fusetti, F. Behar, R K. Grice, S. Derenne 2010 New insights into secondary gas generation from oil thermal cracking. A kinetic approach using 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene. Part II: A lumped kinetic scheme Organic Geochemistry, 41 168-176 ERA A.
  • L. Fusetti, F. Behar, K. Grice, S. Derenne 2010 New insights into secondary gas generation from oil thermal cracking. A kinetic approach using 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene. Part III Organic Geochemistry 41, 431-436. ERA A.
  • Kuhn, T.K., Krull, E.S., Gleixner, G., Bowater, A., Grice. K. 2010 The occurrence of short-chain n-alkanes with an even-over-odd predominance in higher plants and soils Organic Geochemistry 41 88-95 ERA A.
  • McKirdy D, Krull E, Mee A., Haynes D., Thorpe C., Webster L., Grice K., Gell P. 2010 Natural and cultural eutrophication in the Coorong, South Australia, Organic Geochemistry, 41 96-110 ERA A.
  • N.A. Lengkeek, P.F. Greenwood, G.A. Koutsantonis, M.J. Piggott 2010 Rapid preparation of families of C3n (n = 4-7) highly branched alkanes for structural conformation of environmental occurrences. Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry, 12, 141-150. ERA A.
  • M. Asif, R. Alexander, T. Fazeelat, K. Grice 2010 Sedimentary processes for the geosynthesis of heterocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and fluorenes by surface reactions Organic Geochemistry, 41 522-530 ERA A.


  • Dutta, S., Mallick, M., Bertram, N., Greenwood, P.F., Rincie, M.P. 2009. Terpenoid composition and class of Tertiary resins from India International Journal of Coal Geology 80, 44-50.
  • Gray, S.R., , Ritchie, C.B., Tranc, T., , B.A., Bolto, B.A., Greenwood, P.F., Busetti, F., Allpike, B. 2009. Effect of membrane character and solution chemistry on microfiltration performance. Water Research 42, 743-753.
  • Mallick, M., Dutta, S., Greenwood, P.F., Bertram, N. 2009. Pyrolytic and Spectroscopic Studies of Eocene Resin from Vastan Lignite Mine, Cambay Basin, Western India. Journal of Geological Society India 74, 16-22.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Berwick, L.J., Croué, J-P. 2009. Characterization of natural and effluent OM by controlled MSSV pyrolysis GCMS. AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), 15-19th November, Seattle, Washington.
  • George, A., Chow, N., and Trinajstic, K. 2009. Syndepositional fault control on lower Frasnian Platform evolution, Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin Australia Geology 37,331-334. Maslen, E., Grice, K., Gale, J., Hallmann, C., and Horsfield, B., 2009. Crocetane: A potential marker of photic zone euxinia in thermally mature sediments and crude oils of Devonian age. Organic Geochemistry 49, 1-17.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Wibrow, S., George, S.J., Tibbett, M., 2009. The Priming of a Soil Microbial Community with a Hydrocarbon Substrate to Accelerate the Bioremediation of Oil Contaminated Soil. Organic Geochemistry, 40, 293-300.
  • Asif, M., Grice, , Fazeelat, T. 2009. Assessment of petroleum biodegradation using stable hydrogen isotopes and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons Organic Geochemistry 40, 301-311.
  • Grice, K., Lu, H., Atahan, P., Hallmann, C., Asif, M., Greenwood, P.F., Tulipani, S., Maslen, E., Williford, K.H., and Dodson, J. 2009. New insights into the origin of perlyene in geological samples Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 6531-6543.
  • , H, Chen T., Grice K., Greenwood, P.F., Peng, P., Sheng, G. 2009. Distribution and significance of novel low molecular weight sterenes in an immature evaporitic sediment from the Jinxian Sag, North China, Organic Geochemistry 8, 902-911.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Lengkeek, N.A., Piggott, M.J., Pierce, K. 2009. Structural identification of the sedimentary and aquatic occurrences of C3n highly branched alkanes and evidence for their anthropogenic origin. Organic Geochemistry 40, 1055-1062.
  • George, A.D., Trinajstic, K. M. & Chow, N. 2009. Frasnian reef evolution and palaeogeography, SE Lennard Shelf, Canning Basin, Australia. Geological Society of London Special Publication, Late Devonian Paleogeography and Paleoecology. 37, 331-334.
  • Long, J.A., Trinajstic, K. M., Johnason, Z. 2009. Devonian arthrodire embryos and the origin of internal fertilization in vertebrates Nature 457, 1124-1127.
  • Trinajstic, K. M. & George, A. D. 2009, Microvertebrate biostraigraphy of Upper Devonian (Frasnian) carbonate rocks in the Canning and Carnarvon Basins of Western Australia. Palaeontology 57 1-19.
  • Burrow, C, Long, J and Trinajstic K. 2009. Disarticulated acanthodian and chondrichthyan remains from the upper middle Devonian Aztec siltstone, southern Victoria land, Antarctica. Antarctic Science 21 71-88.
  • Trinajstic, K. M. and Long, J. A. 2009. A new genus and species of Ptyctodont (Placodermi) from the Late Devonain Gneudna Formation, Western Australia, and an analysis of ptyctodont phylogeny Geological Magazine, 1-18.
  • Trinajstic, K. and Dennis Bryan, K. 2009. Phenotypic plasticity, polymorphism and phylogeny within placoderms. Acta Zoologica 90 83-102.
  • Choo, B. Long, J. and Trinajstic K. A new genus and species of basal actinopterygian fish form the Upper Devonian Gogo Formation of Western Australia. Acta Zoologica. 90 (Suppl. 1):
  • Ahlberg, P., Trinajstic, K., Long, J. and Johanson, Z. 2009. Pelvic claspers confirm condrichthyan-like internal fertilization in arthrodires. Nature 460 888-889.
  • Dutta, S. Mallick, M., Bertram, N., Greenwood, P.F and Mathew, R.P. 2009. Terpenoid composition and class of Tertiary resins from India. International Coal Geology 80 44-50.
  • Mallick, M., Dutta, S., Greenwood, P.F., Bertram, N. 2009. Pyrolytic and Spectroscopic Studies of Eocene Resin from Vastan Lignite Mine, Cambay Basin, Western India. Journal Geological Society of India. 74, 16-22.


  • Hallmann C., Schwark L., and Grice K. 2008. Community dynamics of anaerobic bacteria in deep petroleum reservoirs. Nature Geoscience 1, 588-501.
  • Grice K., Lu H., Zhou Y., Stuart Williams, H., Farquhar, G. 2008. Biosynthetic and environmental effects on the stable carbon isotopic compositions of the anteiso- (3-methyl) and iso- (2-methyl) alkanes in tobacco leaves. Phytochemistry 69, 2807-2814.
  • Nurhuda A., Greenwood P., Grice K., Watling, J., van Bronswick, B. 2008. Molecular fingerprinting of the oil-based component of adhesive tapes. International Journal of Forensic Science.53, No 5.
  • Hallmann, C., van Aarssen, BGK, Grice, K. 2008.  Relative efficiency of free fatty acid butyl esterification: Choice of catalyst and derivatisation procedure. Journal of Chromatography A, 1198,14-20.
  • Grice, K., De Mesmay, R., Wang, S. and de Glucina, A. 2008. New 5A molecular sieving method for CSIA. Organic Geochemistry 39, 284-288.

Book chapter

  • Courty, M.-A, Crisci, A., Fedoroff, M., Grice, K., Greenwood, P.F., Mermoux, M., Smith, D., and Thiemens, M. 2008. Regional Manifestation of the Widespread Disruption of Soil-Landscapes by the 4 kyr BP Impact-Linked Dust Event Using Pedo-Sedimentary Micro-Fabrics, 211-236. S. Kapur et al. (eds.), New Trends in Soil Micromorphology, 211 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008.


  • Grice, K, Nabbefeld, B, and Maslen, E.  2007.  Source and Significance of Selected Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Sediments (Hovea-3 well, Perth Basin, Western Australia) Spanning the Permian-Triassic Boundary. Organic Geochemistry 38, 1795-1803.
  • Gessler, A., Keitel, C., Kodama, N., Weston, C., Winters, T., Keith, H., Grice, K., Leuning, R., Farquhar, G. D. 2007.  δ13C of organic matter transported from the leaves to the roots in Eucalyptus delegatensis – short-term variations and relation to respired CO2. Functional Plant Biology 34, 692-706.
  • Fenton, S., Grice, K., Twitchett, R., Bottcher, M., Looy, C.V., Nabbefeld, B. 2007. Changes in Biomarker Abundances and Sulfur Isotopes of Pyrite across the Permian-Triassic (P/Tr) Schuchert Dal Section (East Greenland). Earth and Planetary Science Letters 262, 230-23.
  • Dawson, D., Grice, K., Edwards, D.S., and Alexander, R. 2007.  The effect of source and maturity on the stable isotopic compositions of individual hydrocarbons in sediments and crude oils from the Vulcan Sub-basin, Timor Sea, Northern Australia. Organic Geochemistry 38, 1015-1038.
  • Atahan, P., Grice, K., Dodson, J. 2007.  Human influence on Holocene environmental change in the Yangtze River delta: a combined biomarker, δ13C , 14C, pollen and charcoal approach. The Holocene 17, 507-515.
  • Grice, K, Stalker, L. 2007.  The 2006 Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference: A combined national conference of the Australian Organic Geochemists and the Natural Organic Matter Interest Group – Preface Organic Geochemistry 38, 1011-1012.
  • Berwick, L., Greenwood, P.F., Kagi, R., Croué, J-P. 2007.  The thermal release of nitro-organics from natural organic matter (NOM) by micro-scale sealed vessel (MSSV) pyrolysis. Organic Geochemistry 38, 1073-1090.


  • Dutta, S., Greenwood, P.F., Brocke, R., Rainer, C., Schaefer G., Mann, U. 2006. New insights into the relationship between Tasmanites and tricyclic terpenoids. Organic Geochemistry 37, 117-127.
  • Turner, N, Jones, M, Grice, K, Dawson, D, Ioppolo-Armanios, M., Fisher, S.J.  2006. δ13C of volatile organic compounds (VOCS) in Airborne Samples by thermal desorption-Gas Chromatography-Isotope-Ratio-Mass Spectrometry (TD-GC-IRMS). Atmospheric Environment. 40, 3381-3388.
  • Courty, M.A., Deniaux, B., Crisci A, Grice K, Greenwood P, Mermoux M, Smith D, Thiemens M. 2006. Thermal processes of the 4 kyr BP oceanic impact based on carbon and mineral phase association in melt products. Meteorites and Planetary Science. 41 A41-A41
  • Greenwood, P.F., Leenheer, J.A., McIntyre, C., Berwick, L., Franzmann, P. 2006. Detection of bacterial markers thermally released from Dissolved Organic Matter. Organic Geochemistry. 37, 597-609.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Croué J-P, Boyd, L., Berwick, L., Busetti, L., Grice, K., Habarou, H. 2006. Molecular and isotopic characterisation of the organic foulant of an RO membrane. Proceedings, Enviro06 Convention, paper e6398 (CD ROM) pp 1-8.


  • Grice, K., Cao, C., Love, G.D., Bottcher, M.E., Twitchett, R., Grosjean, E., Summons R, Turgeon, S, Dunning, W.J., Jin, Y. Photic Zone 2005. Euxinia During the Permian-Triassic Superanoxic Event. Science 307,706-709.
  • Dawson, D., Grice, K., Alexander, R. 2005. Effect on maturation on the indigenous δD signatures of individual hydrocarbons in sediments and crude oils from the Perth Basin (Western Australia). Organic Geochemistry. 36, 95-104.
  • Grice, K., Twitchett, R., Alexander, R., Foster, C.B., Looy, C. 2005. A potential biomarker for the Permian-Triassic ecological crisis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 236, 315-321,
  • Grice, K., Backhouse, J., Alexander, R., Marshall, N., Logan, A. 2005. Correlating terrestrial signatures from biomarker distributions, δ13C , and palynology in fluvio-deltaic deposits from NW Australia (Triassic-Jurassic).Organic Geochemistry 36, 1347-1358.
  • Dawson, D., Grice, K., Alexander, R. 2005. Stable hydrogen isotope ratios of sediment maturity? Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association 1, 253-261.
  • Grice, K., Summons, R., Grosjean, E., Twitchett, R., Dunning, W.J., Wang, S., Bottcher M.E. 2005. Depositional conditions of the Northern onshore Perth basin (Basal Triassic). Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Limited., Australia 1, 263-273.
  • Greenwood, P.F., Croue, J., Pritchard, D., Grice, K., Wade, A. 2005. The Impact of the 2003 Canberra Wildfire on the Natural Organic Matter in ACT Source Waters. Australian Water Association Inc. Brisbane.
  • Dawson, D., Grice, K., Alexander, R.  2005. Effects of maturation on the indigenous δD signatures of individual hydrocarbons in sediments and crude oils from the Perth Basin (Western Australia). Organic Geochemistry. 36, 95-104.


  • Audino, M., Grice, K., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2004. Macrocyclic alkanes in crude oils and sediment extracts: Enrichment using molecular sieves. Organic Geochemistry 35, 661-663.
  • Dawson, D., Grice, K., Wang, S., Alexander, R., Radke, J. 2004. Stable hydrogen isotopic composition of hydrocarbons in torbanites (Late Carboniferous to Late Permian) deposited under various climatic conditions. Organic Geochemistry 35, 189-197.
  • Pedentchouk, N, Freeman, K.H., Harris, N.B., Clifford, D.J., and Grice, K.  2004. Sources of alkylbenzenes in Lower Cretaceous lacustrine source rocks, West African rift basins. Organic Geochemistry 35, 33-45.
  • Thomas, B.M., Willink, R.J., Grice, K., Twitchett, R.J., Purcell, R.R., Archbold, N.W., George, A.D., Tye, S., Alexander, R., Foster, C.B., and Barber, C.J. 2004. Unique marine Permian/Triassic boundary section from Western Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences. 51, 423-430.


  • Krull, E.S., Skjemstad, J.O., Graetz, D., Grice, K., Dunning, W.J., Cook, G., Parr, J.F. 2003. 13C-depleted charcoal from C4 grasses and the role of occluded carbon in phytoliths. Organic Geochemistry 34, 1337-1352.
  • Grice, K., Schouten, S., Blokker, P., Derenne, S., Largeau, C., Nissenbaum, A., Sinninghe-Damsté 2003. J.S. Structural and isotopic analysis of kerogens in sediments rich in free sulfurised Botryococcus braunii biomarkers. Organic Geochemistry 34, 471-482.


  • Audino, M., Grice, K., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2002. Macrocyclic alkanes in crude oils from the algaenan of Botryococcus braunii. Organic Geochemistry 33, 978-984.
  • Grice, K. 2002.  From Bristol to the antipodes: exploring diverse environments of the past and present. Organic Geochemistry 33, 403-406.
  • Klein Breteler, W.C., Grice, K., Kloosterhuis, R., Schouten, S., Sinninghe- Damsté, J.S. 2002. Unravelling sources of stable carbon isotope signals in pelagic copepods, their faecal pellets and POC. Marine Ecology Progress Series 40, 195-204.
  • Audino, M., Grice, K., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2002. Macrocyclic alkanes: Markers for the Freshwater Alga Botryococcus Braunii in the Gippsland Basin. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association Limited 1, 67-71.


  • Audino, M., Grice, K., Alexander, R., Boreham, C.J., Kagi, R.I. 2001. An unusual distribution of monomethylalkanes in Botryococcus Braunii-rich sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 12, 1995-2006.
  • Audino, M., Grice, K., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2001. Macrocyclic alkanes: A new class of biomarker. Organic Geochemistry 32, 759-763.
  • Barber, C.J., Grice, K., Bastow, T.P., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2001. The identification of crocetane in Australian crude oils. Organic Geochemistry 12, 943-947.
  • Barber, C.J., Bastow, T.P., Grice, K., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2001. Analysis of crocetane in crude oils and sediments: novel stationary phases for use in GC-MS. Organic Geochemistry 32, 765-769.
  • Grice, K., Audino, M., Alexander, R., Boreham, C.J., Kagi, R.I. 2001. Distributions and stable carbon isotopic compositions of biomarkers in torbanites from different palaeogeographical locations. Organic Geochemistry 32, 195-2110.

Book chapter

  • Grice, K. 2001. δ13C as an indicator of paleoenvironments: A molecular approach in: ‘Application of stable isotope techniques to study biological processes and functioning ecosystems’ (edited by Unkovich M, Pate J, McNeill A and Gibbs J). (1): 247-281.


  • Grice, K., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 2000. Diamondoid hydrocarbon ratios as indicators of biodegradation in Australian crude oils. Organic Geochemistry 31, 67-73.


  • Grice, K., Kagi, R.I., Alexander, R. 1999. Proceedings of 8th ISMAS Symposium on Mass Spectrometry, Compound Specific 13C/12C and D/H Isotopes for Geochemical Studies. Perfect Prints, Thane, India. pp. 235-244.
  • Trolio, R., Grice, K., Fisher, S.J., Alexander, R., Kagi, R.I. 1999. Alkylbiphenyls and alkyldiphenylmethanes as indicators of petroleum biodegradation. Organic Geochemistry 30, 1241-1253.
  • Gagnon, M.M., Grice, K., Kagi, R.I. 1999. Biochemical and Chemical Parameters for Aquatic Ecosystem Health Assessments Adapted to the Australian Oil& Gas Industry. The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Limited. Perth, Western Australia 39 584-599.


  • Grice, K., Schouten, S., Nissenbaum, A., Charach, J., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S. 1998. A remarkable paradox: freshwater algal (Botryococcus braunii) lipids in an ancient hypersaline euxinic ecosystem. Organic Geochemistry 28, 195-216.
  • Grice, K., Schouten, S., Nissenbaum, A., Charach, J., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S. 1998.Isotopically heavy carbon in the C21 to C25 regular isoprenoids in halite-rich deposits from the Sdom Formation, Dead Sea Basin, Israel. Organic Geochemistry 28, 349-359.
  • Grice, K., Klein Breteler, W.C., Schouten, S., Grossi, V., De Leeuw, J.W., Sinninghe-Damsté J.S. 1998. The effects of zooplankton herbivory on biomarker proxy records. Paleoceanography 13, 686-693.
  • Schouten, S., Klein Breteler, W.C., Blokker, P., Schogt, N., Rijpstra, W.I., Grice, K., Baas, M., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S. 1998. Biosynthetic effects on the stable carbon isotopic compositions of algal lipids: Implications for deciphering the carbon isotopic biomarker record. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 62, 1397-1406.
  • Grice, K., Schouten, S., Peters, K.E., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S. 1998. Molecular isotopic characterisation of hydrocarbon biomarkers in Palaeocene-Eocene evaporitic lacustrine source rocks from the Jianghan Basin, China. Organic Geochemistry 29, 1397-1406.


  • Grice, K., Schaeffer, P., Schwark, L., Maxwell, J.R. 1997. Changes in palaeoenvironmental conditions during deposition of the Permian Kupferschiefer (Lower Rhine Basin, N.W. Germany) inferred from molecular and isotopic compositions of biomarker components. Organic Geochemistry. 26, 677-690.


  • Grice, K., Gibbison, R., Atkinson, J.E., Eckardt, C.B., Schwark, L., Maxwell, J.R. 1996. 1H-Pyrrole-2,5-diones (maleimides) as indicators of anoxygenic photosynthesis in palaeowater columns. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 60, 3913-3924
  • Grice, K., Schaeffer, P., Schwark, L., Maxwell, J.R. 1996. Molecular indicators of palaeoenvironmental conditions in an immature Permian shale (Kupferschiefer, Lower Rhine Basin, N.W. Germany) from free and sulfide-bound lipids. Organic Geochemistry 25, 131-147.