Erik A. Sperling - Publications

Affiliations: 
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 
Area:
paleobiology

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2021 Stockey RG, Pohl A, Ridgwell A, Finnegan S, Sperling EA. Decreasing Phanerozoic extinction intensity as a consequence of Earth surface oxygenation and metazoan ecophysiology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 118. PMID 34607946 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2101900118  0.314
2021 Sperling EA, Melchin MJ, Fraser T, Stockey RG, Farrell UC, Bhajan L, Brunoir TN, Cole DB, Gill BC, Lenz A, Loydell DK, Malinowski J, Miller AJ, Plaza-Torres S, Bock B, et al. A long-term record of early to mid-Paleozoic marine redox change. Science Advances. 7. PMID 34233874 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abf4382  0.744
2021 Farrell ÚC, Samawi R, Anjanappa S, Klykov R, Adeboye OO, Agic H, Ahm AC, Boag TH, Bowyer F, Brocks JJ, Brunoir TN, Canfield DE, Chen X, Cheng M, Clarkson MO, ... ... Sperling EA, et al. The Sedimentary Geochemistry and Paleoenvironments Project. Geobiology. PMID 34219351 DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12462  0.664
2020 Rooney AD, Cantine MD, Bergmann KD, Gómez-Pérez I, Al Baloushi B, Boag TH, Busch JF, Sperling EA, Strauss JV. Calibrating the coevolution of Ediacaran life and environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 32632000 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.2002918117  0.387
2020 Laakso TA, Sperling EA, Johnston DT, Knoll AH. Ediacaran reorganization of the marine phosphorus cycle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 32424088 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1916738117  0.679
2020 Stockey RG, Cole DB, Planavsky NJ, Loydell DK, Frýda J, Sperling EA. Persistent global marine euxinia in the early Silurian. Nature Communications. 11: 1804. PMID 32286253 DOI: 10.1038/S41467-020-15400-Y  0.382
2020 Cole DB, Mills DB, Erwin DH, Sperling EA, Porter SM, Reinhard CT, Planavsky NJ. On the co-evolution of surface oxygen levels and animals. Geobiology. PMID 32175670 DOI: 10.1111/Gbi.12382  0.378
2020 Strauss JV, Fraser T, Melchin MJ, Allen TJ, Malinowski J, Feng X, Taylor JF, Day J, Gill BC, Sperling EA. The Road River Group of northern Yukon, Canada: early Paleozoic deep-water sedimentation within the Great American Carbonate Bank Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. 57: 1193-1219. DOI: 10.1139/Cjes-2020-0017  0.692
2020 Hodgskiss MS, Lamothe KG, Halverson GP, Sperling EA. Extending the record of the Lomagundi–Jatuli carbon isotope excursion in the Labrador Trough, Canada Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences. 57: 1089-1102. DOI: 10.1139/Cjes-2019-0198  0.399
2020 Cole DB, Planavsky NJ, Longley M, Böning P, Wilkes D, Wang X, Swanner ED, Wittkop C, Loydell DK, Busigny V, Knudsen AC, Sperling EA. Uranium Isotope Fractionation in Non‐sulfidic Anoxic Settings and the Global Uranium Isotope Mass Balance Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 34. DOI: 10.1029/2020Gb006649  0.305
2020 Slotznick SP, Sperling EA, Tosca NJ, Miller AJ, Clayton KE, Helmond NAGM, Slomp CP, Swanson‐Hysell NL. Unraveling the Mineralogical Complexity of Sediment Iron Speciation Using Sequential Extractions Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 21. DOI: 10.1029/2019Gc008666  0.394
2020 Chen X, Li M, Sperling EA, Zhang T, Zong K, Liu Y, Shen Y. Mesoproterozoic paleo-redox changes during 1500-1400 Ma in the Yanshan Basin, North China Precambrian Research. 347: 105835. DOI: 10.1016/J.Precamres.2020.105835  0.435
2020 Browne TN, Hofmann MH, Malkowski MA, Wei J, Sperling EA. Redox and paleoenvironmental conditions of the Devonian-Carboniferous Sappington Formation, southwestern Montana, and comparison to the Bakken Formation, Williston Basin Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 560: 110025. DOI: 10.1016/J.Palaeo.2020.110025  0.429
2020 Hodgskiss MS, Sansjofre P, Kunzmann M, Sperling EA, Cole DB, Crockford PW, Gibson TM, Halverson GP. A high-TOC shale in a low productivity world: The late Mesoproterozoic Arctic Bay Formation, Nunavut Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 544: 116384. DOI: 10.1016/J.Epsl.2020.116384  0.429
2020 Ostrander CM, Owens JD, Nielsen SG, Lyons TW, Shu Y, Chen X, Sperling EA, Jiang G, Johnston DT, Sahoo SK, Anbar AD. Thallium isotope ratios in shales from South China and northwestern Canada suggest widespread O2 accumulation in marine bottom waters was an uncommon occurrence during the Ediacaran Period Chemical Geology. 557: 119856. DOI: 10.1016/J.Chemgeo.2020.119856  0.638
2019 Hodgskiss MS, Dagnaud OM, Frost JL, Halverson GP, Schmitz MD, Swanson-Hysell NL, Sperling EA. New insights on the Orosirian carbon cycle, early Cyanobacteria, and the assembly of Laurentia from the Paleoproterozoic Belcher Group Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 520: 141-152. DOI: 10.1016/J.Epsl.2019.05.023  0.395
2018 Sperling EA, Balthasar U, Skovsted CB. On the edge of exceptional preservation: insights into the role of redox state in Burgess Shale-type taphonomic windows from the Mural Formation, Alberta, Canada. Emerging Topics in Life Sciences. 2: 311-323. PMID 32412614 DOI: 10.1042/ETLS20170163  0.372
2018 Boag TH, Stockey RG, Elder LE, Hull PM, Sperling EA. Oxygen, temperature and the deep-marine stenothermal cradle of Ediacaran evolution. Proceedings. Biological Sciences. 285: 20181724. PMID 30963899 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2018.1724  0.389
2018 Penn JL, Deutsch C, Payne JL, Sperling EA. Temperature-dependent hypoxia explains biogeography and severity of end-Permian marine mass extinction. Science (New York, N.Y.). 362. PMID 30523082 DOI: 10.1126/Science.Aat1327  0.37
2018 Slotznick SP, Swanson-Hysell NL, Sperling EA. Oxygenated Mesoproterozoic lake revealed through magnetic mineralogy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 30509974 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1813493115  0.455
2018 Zumberge JA, Love GD, Cárdenas P, Sperling EA, Gunasekera S, Rohrssen M, Grosjean E, Grotzinger JP, Summons RE. Demosponge steroid biomarker 26-methylstigmastane provides evidence for Neoproterozoic animals. Nature Ecology & Evolution. PMID 30323207 DOI: 10.1038/S41559-018-0676-2  0.374
2018 Sperling EA, Stockey RG. The Temporal and Environmental Context of Early Animal Evolution: Considering All the Ingredients of an "Explosion". Integrative and Comparative Biology. 58: 605-622. PMID 30295813 DOI: 10.1093/Icb/Icy088  0.41
2017 Kunzmann M, Gibson TM, Halverson GP, Hodgskiss MS, Bui TH, Carozza DA, Sperling EA, Poirier A, Cox GM, Wing BA. Iron isotope biogeochemistry of Neoproterozoic marine shales Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta. 209: 85-105. DOI: 10.1016/J.Gca.2017.04.003  0.421
2017 Miller AJ, Strauss JV, Halverson GP, Macdonald FA, Johnston DT, Sperling EA. Tracking the onset of Phanerozoic-style redox-sensitive trace metal enrichments: New results from basal Ediacaran post-glacial strata in NW Canada Chemical Geology. 457: 24-37. DOI: 10.1016/J.Chemgeo.2017.03.010  0.655
2016 Sperling EA, Frieder CA, Levin LA. Biodiversity response to natural gradients of multiple stressors on continental margins. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 283. PMID 27122565 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2016.0637  0.378
2016 Sperling EA, Carbone C, Strauss JV, Johnston DT, Narbonne GM, Macdonald FA. Oxygen, facies, and secular controls on the appearance of Cryogenian and Ediacaran body and trace fossils in the Mackenzie Mountains of northwestern Canada Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 128: 558-575. DOI: 10.1130/B31329.1  0.668
2015 Darroch SA, Sperling EA, Boag TH, Racicot RA, Mason SJ, Morgan AS, Tweedt S, Myrow P, Johnston DT, Erwin DH, Laflamme M. Biotic replacement and mass extinction of the Ediacara biota. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282. PMID 26336166 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2015.1003  0.617
2015 Sperling EA, Wolock CJ, Morgan AS, Gill BC, Kunzmann M, Halverson GP, Macdonald FA, Knoll AH, Johnston DT. Statistical analysis of iron geochemical data suggests limited late Proterozoic oxygenation. Nature. 523: 451-4. PMID 26201598 DOI: 10.1038/Nature14589  0.778
2015 Sperling EA, Knoll AH, Girguis PR. The Ecological Physiology of Earth's Second Oxygen Revolution Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 46: 215-235. DOI: 10.1146/Annurev-Ecolsys-110512-135808  0.548
2015 Darroch SAF, Sperling EA, Boag TH, Racicot RA, Mason SJ, Morgan AS, Tweedt S, Myrow P, Johnston DT, Erwin DH, Laflamme M. Biotic replacement and mass extinction of the Ediacara biota Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.1003  0.463
2015 Sperling EA, Wolock CJ, Morgan AS, Gill BC, Kunzmann M, Halverson GP, Macdonald FA, Knoll AH, Johnston DT. Statistical analysis of iron geochemical data suggests limited late Proterozoic oxygenation Nature. 523: 451-454. DOI: 10.1038/nature14589  0.745
2015 Martindale RC, Strauss JV, Sperling EA, Johnson JE, Van Kranendonk MJ, Flannery D, French K, Lepot K, Mazumder R, Rice MS, Schrag DP, Summons R, Walter M, Abelson J, Knoll AH. Sedimentology, chemostratigraphy, and stromatolites of lower Paleoproterozoic carbonates, Turee Creek Group, Western Australia Precambrian Research. 266: 194-211. DOI: 10.1016/J.Precamres.2015.05.021  0.548
2014 Sperling EA, Rooney AD, Hays L, Sergeev VN, Vorob'eva NG, Sergeeva ND, Selby D, Johnston DT, Knoll AH. Redox heterogeneity of subsurface waters in the Mesoproterozoic ocean. Geobiology. 12: 373-86. PMID 24889419 DOI: 10.1111/Gbi.12091  0.724
2014 Knoll AH, Sperling EA. Oxygen and animals in Earth history. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111: 3907-8. PMID 24616507 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1401745111  0.542
2013 Sperling EA, Frieder CA, Raman AV, Girguis PR, Levin LA, Knoll AH. Oxygen, ecology, and the Cambrian radiation of animals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 13446-51. PMID 23898193 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.1312778110  0.558
2013 Farrell UC, Briggs DEG, Hammarlund EU, Sperling EA, Gaines RR. Paleoredox and pyritization of soft-bodied fossils in the ordovician frankfort shale of New York American Journal of Science. 313: 452-489. DOI: 10.2475/05.2013.02  0.757
2013 Sperling EA. Tackling the 99%: Can We Begin to Understand the Paleoecology of the Small and Soft-Bodied Animal Majority? The Paleontological Society Papers. 19: 77-86. DOI: 10.1017/s1089332600002692  0.301
2013 Sperling EA, Halverson GP, Knoll AH, MacDonald FA, Johnston DT. A basin redox transect at the dawn of animal life Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 371: 143-155. DOI: 10.1016/J.Epsl.2013.04.003  0.713
2013 Macdonald FA, Strauss JV, Sperling EA, Halverson GP, Narbonne GM, Johnston DT, Kunzmann M, Schrag DP, Higgins JA. The stratigraphic relationship between the Shuram carbon isotope excursion, the oxygenation of Neoproterozoic oceans, and the first appearance of the Ediacara biota and bilaterian trace fossils in northwestern Canada Chemical Geology. 362: 250-272. DOI: 10.1016/J.Chemgeo.2013.05.032  0.613
2012 Vinther J, Sperling EA, Briggs DE, Peterson KJ. A molecular palaeobiological hypothesis for the origin of aplacophoran molluscs and their derivation from chiton-like ancestors. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 279: 1259-68. PMID 21976685 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2011.1773  0.703
2012 Lyson TR, Sperling EA, Heimberg AM, Gauthier JA, King BL, Peterson KJ. MicroRNAs support a turtle + lizard clade. Biology Letters. 8: 104-7. PMID 21775315 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2011.0477  0.304
2011 Erwin DH, Laflamme M, Tweedt SM, Sperling EA, Pisani D, Peterson KJ. The Cambrian conundrum: early divergence and later ecological success in the early history of animals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 334: 1091-7. PMID 22116879 DOI: 10.1126/Science.1206375  0.357
2011 Sperling EA, Pisani D, Peterson KJ. Molecular paleobiological insights into the origin of the Brachiopoda. Evolution & Development. 13: 290-303. PMID 21535467 DOI: 10.1111/J.1525-142X.2011.00480.X  0.358
2011 Sperling EA, Peterson KJ, Laflamme M. Rangeomorphs, Thectardis (Porifera?) and dissolved organic carbon in the Ediacaran oceans. Geobiology. 9: 24-33. PMID 21044251 DOI: 10.1111/J.1472-4669.2010.00259.X  0.391
2010 Sperling EA, Vinther J. A placozoan affinity for Dickinsonia and the evolution of late Proterozoic metazoan feeding modes. Evolution & Development. 12: 201-9. PMID 20433459 DOI: 10.1111/J.1525-142X.2010.00404.X  0.579
2010 Sperling EA, Robinson JM, Pisani D, Peterson KJ. Where's the glass? Biomarkers, molecular clocks, and microRNAs suggest a 200-Myr missing Precambrian fossil record of siliceous sponge spicules. Geobiology. 8: 24-36. PMID 19929965 DOI: 10.1111/J.1472-4669.2009.00225.X  0.404
2009 Sperling EA, Vinther J, Moy VN, Wheeler BM, Sémon M, Briggs DE, Peterson KJ. MicroRNAs resolve an apparent conflict between annelid systematics and their fossil record. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 276: 4315-22. PMID 19755470 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2009.1340  0.695
2009 Sperling EA, Peterson KJ, Pisani D. Phylogenetic-signal dissection of nuclear housekeeping genes supports the paraphyly of sponges and the monophyly of Eumetazoa. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26: 2261-74. PMID 19597161 DOI: 10.1093/Molbev/Msp148  0.322
2007 Sperling EA, Pisani D, Peterson KJ. Poriferan paraphyly and its implications for Precambrian palaeobiology Geological Society Special Publication. 286: 355-368. DOI: 10.1144/Sp286.25  0.349
2006 Sperling EA, Ingle JC. A Permian-Triassic boundary section at Quinn River Crossing, northwestern Nevada, and implications for the cause of the Early Triassic chert gap on the western Pangean margin Bulletin of the Geological Society of America. 118: 733-746. DOI: 10.1130/B25803.1  0.456
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