Prof. Alan Matthews

Ryb, U., Erel, Y., Matthews, A., Avni, Y.,Gordon, G., Anbar, A. (2009). Large molybdenum isotope variations trace sub-surface fluid migration along the Dead Sea Transform. Geology 37, 463-466.

Asael, D, Matthews, A., Oszczepalski, S., Bar-Matthews, M. and Halicz, L. (2009) Fluid speciation controls of low temperature copper isotope fractionation applied to the Kupferschiefer and Timna ore deposits. Chemical Geology 262, 147-158.

Almogi-Labin, A., Bar-Matthews, M., Shriki, D., Kolosovsky, E., Paterne, M., Schilman, B., Ayalon, A., Aizenshtat, Z. and Matthews, A. (2009). Climate variation during the last 90 ka in the southern and northern Levantine Basin as evident from marine records and speleothems. Quaternary Sci. Rev. 28, 2882-2896.

Nuriel, P., Katzir, Y., Abelson, M., Valley, J.W., Matthews, A., Spicuzza, M. and Ayalon, A. (2009). Fault-related oceanic sepentinization in the Troodos ophiolite, Cyprus: implications for a fossil oceanic core complex. Earth Planet. Sci.Lett. 282, 34-46.

Matthews, A., Emmanuel, S., Levi, L., Gvirtzman, H., Erel. Y. (2008). Kinetic fractionation of Fe isotopes during transport through a porous quartz column. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72 5908-5919.

Affek , H. P Bar-Matthews, M, Ayalon, A , Matthews , A., Eiler J. M (2008). Glacial/interglacial temperature variations in Soreq cave speleothems as recorded by ‘clumped isotope’ thermometry. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72. 5351-5360.

Orland, I., Bar-Matthews, M., Kita, N.T., Ayalon, A., Matthews, A., Valley, J.W. (2008). Climate deterioration in the Eastern Mediterranean as revealed by ion-microprobe microanalysis of speleothems that grew from 2.2 to 0.9 ka in Soreq Cave Israel. Quaternary Res. 71, 29-35.

Asael, D., Matthews, A., Bar-Matthews, M. and Halicz, L. (2007). Copper isotope fractionation in sedimentary copper mineralization (Timna Valley, Israel). Chemical Geology,243, 238-254.

Vaks, A., Bar-Matthews, M., Ayalon, A., Matthews, A., Halicz, L., Frumkin, A. (2007). Desert speleothems reveal climatic window for African exodus of early modern humans. Geology, 35, 832-834.

Jenkyns, H., Matthews, A.,Tsikos, H. and Erel, Y. (2007). Nitrate reduction, sulfate reduction and sedimentary iron-isotope evolution during the Cenomanian–Turonian Oceanic Anoxic Event. Paleoceanography 22 PA3208.

Katzir Y.,Garfunkel Z., Avigad D., Matthews A. (2007). The geodynamic evolution of the Alpine orogen in the Cyclades (Aegean Sea, Greece): Insights from diverse origins and modes of emplacement of ultramafic rocks. In: The Geodynamics of the Aegean and Anatolia (eds Taymaz T., Yilmaz Y. Dilek Y.). Geological Society, London, Special Publications 291, 17-40.

Erel, Y. Listovsky, N. Matthews, A. Ilani, S. and Avni, Y (2006). Tracing end-member fluid sources in sub-surface iron mineralization and dolomitization along a proximal fault to the dead sea transform. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 70, 5552-5570.

Vaks, A. Bar-Matthews, M. Ayalon, A. Matthews, A. Frumkin, A. Dayan, U, Halicz, L, Almogi-Labin, A. and Schilman, B. (2006). Paleoclimate and location of the border between the Mediterranean climate region and Saharo-Arabian desert revealed by speleothems from the northern Negev desert, Israel.Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 249, 384-399.

Grosz, S. Matthews, A. Ilani, S. Ayalon, A. and Garfunkel, Z. (2006).Iron mineralization and dolomitization in the Paran Fault zone, Israel: implications for low-temperature basinal fluid processes near the Dead Sea Transfrom. Geofluids 6, 137-153.

Emmanuel, S. Erel, Y. Matthews, A. and Teutsch, N. (2005). A preliminary mixing model for Fe isotopes in soils, Chem. Geol, 222, 23-34.

Horita, J. and Matthews, A. (2005). Introduction to “In search of isotope biosignatures” Chem. Geol. 218, 1-2.

Matthews, A. Morgans-Bell, H. Emmanuel, S. Jenkyns, H.C. and Halicz, L. (2004). Controls on iron-isotope fractionation in organic-rich sediments (Kimmeridge Clay, Upper Jurassic, UK) . Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 68, 3107-3123.

Berna, F. Matthews, A. and Weiner, S. (2004). Solubilities of bone mineral from archeological sites; the recrystallization window. J. Archeological. Sci., 31, 867-882.

McGarry, S. Bar-Matthews, M. Matthews, A. Vax, A. Schilman, B. and Ayalon, A. (2004). Constraints on hydrological and paleotemperature variations in the Eastern Mediterranean region in the last 140 ka given by the D values of speleothem fluid inclusions. Quatern. Sci. Rev. 23, 919-934.

Ehrlich, S. Butler I. Halicz, L. Rickard, D. Oldroyd, A. and Matthews, A. (2004). Experimental study of the copper isotope fractionation between aqueous Cu(II) and covellite, CuS. Chem. Geol. 209, 259-269.

Matthews, A. Putlitz, B. Hamiel, Y. and Hervig, R.L. (2003). Volatile transport during the crystallization of anatectic melts: oxygen, boron and hydrogen isotope study on the metamorphic complex of Naxos, Greece. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 3145-3163.

Appora, I. Eiler, J. M. Matthews, A. and Stolper, E.M.S. (2003). Experimental determination of oxygen isotope fractionations between CO2 vapor and soda-melilite melt. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 459-471.

Bar-Matthews, M. Ayalon, A. Gilmour, M. Matthews, A. and Hawkesworth, C.J. (2003). Sea-land isotopic relationships from planktonic foraminifera and speleothems in the eastern Mediterranean region and their implications for paleorainfall during interglacial intervals. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 3181-3199

Beyth, M. Avigad, D. Wetzel, H.-U. Matthews, A. and Berhe. S.M. (2003). Crustal exhumation and indications for Snowball earth in the East African Orogen, north Ethiopia and east Eritrea. Precambrian Res. 123, 187-201.

Vaks, A. Bar-Matthews, M. Ayalon, A. Schilman, B. Gilmour, M. Hawkesworth, C.J., Frumkin, A. Kaufman, A. and Matthews, A. (2003). Paleoclimate reconstruction based on the timing of speleothem growth and oxygen and carbon isotope composition in a cave located in the rain shadow in Israel. Quaternary. Res. 59, 182-193.