Brian Charles Thomas - Publications

Washburn University 
Astrobiology, high-energy astrophysics, atmospheric chemistry

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2020 Fields BD, Melott AL, Ellis J, Ertel AF, Fry BJ, Lieberman BS, Liu Z, Miller JA, Thomas BC. Supernova triggers for end-Devonian extinctions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 32817482 DOI: 10.1073/Pnas.2013774117  1
2018 Melott AL, Thomas BC. Terrestrial effects of moderately nearby supernovae. Lethaia. 51: 325-329. PMID 29977096 DOI: 10.1111/Let.12256  1
2017 Melott AL, Thomas BC, Kachelrieß M, Semikoz DV, Overholt AC. A Supernova at 50 pc: Effects on the Earth's Atmosphere and Biota. The Astrophysical Journal. 840. PMID 30034016 DOI: 10.3847/1538-4357/Aa6C57  1
2016 Thomas BC, Engler EE, Kachelrieß M, Melott AL, Overholt AC, Semikoz DV. TERRESTRIAL EFFECTS OF NEARBY SUPERNOVAE IN THE EARLY PLEISTOCENE. The Astrophysical Journal. Letters. 826. PMID 30034771 DOI: 10.3847/2041-8205/826/1/L3  1
2016 Neale PJ, Thomas BC. Inhibition by Ultraviolet and Photosynthetically Available Radiation Lowers Model Estimates of Depth-Integrated Picophytoplankton Photosynthesis: Global Predictions for Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus. Global Change Biology. PMID 27178715 DOI: 10.1111/Gcb.13356  0.84
2016 Neale PJ, Thomas BC. Solar Irradiance Changes and Phytoplankton Productivity in Earth's Ocean Following Astrophysical Ionizing Radiation Events. Astrobiology. 16: 245-58. PMID 27027533 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2015.1360  0.84
2016 Thomas BC, Goracke BD. Ground-Level Ozone Following Astrophysical Ionizing Radiation Events: An Additional Biological Hazard? Astrobiology. 16: 1-6. PMID 26745353 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2015.1311  1
2016 Melott AL, Thomas BC, Laird CM, Neuenswander B, Atri D. Atmospheric ionization by high-fluence, hard-spectrum solar proton events and their probable appearance in the ice core archive Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 121: 3017-3033. DOI: 10.1002/2015Jd024064  1
2015 Thomas BC, Neale PJ, Snyder BR. Solar irradiance changes and photobiological effects at earth's surface following astrophysical ionizing radiation events. Astrobiology. 15: 207-20. PMID 25692406 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2014.1224  0.84
2013 Thomas BC, Melott AL, Arkenberg KR, Snyder BR. Terrestrial effects of possible astrophysical sources of an AD 774-775 increase in 14C production Geophysical Research Letters. 40: 1237-1240. DOI: 10.1002/Grl.50222  1
2012 Melott AL, Thomas BC. Causes of an ad 774-775 14C increase. Nature. 491: E1-2. PMID 23192153 DOI: 10.1038/Nature11695  1
2011 Melott AL, Thomas BC. Astrophysical ionizing radiation and Earth: a brief review and census of intermittent intense sources. Astrobiology. 11: 343-61. PMID 21545268 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2010.0603  1
2010 Melott AL, Thomas BC, Dreschhoff G, Johnson CK. Cometary airbursts and atmospheric chemistry: Tunguska and a candidate Younger Dryas event Geology. 38: 355-358. DOI: 10.1130/G30508.1  1
2010 Atri D, Melott AL, Thomas BC. Lookup tables to compute high energy cosmic ray induced atmospheric ionization and changes in atmospheric chemistry Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics. 2010. DOI: 10.1088/1475-7516/2010/05/008  1
2010 Melott AL, Atri D, Thomas BC, Medvedev MV, Wilson GW, Murray MJ. Atmospheric consequences of cosmic ray variability in the extragalactic shock model: 2. Revised ionization levels and their consequences Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 115. DOI: 10.1029/2010Je003591  1
2009 Melott AL, Thomas BC. Late ordovician geographic patterns of extinction compared with simulations of astrophysical ionizing radiation damage Paleobiology. 35: 311-320. DOI: 10.1666/0094-8373-35.3.311  1
2009 Thomas BC. Gamma-ray bursts as a threat to life on Earth International Journal of Astrobiology. 8: 183-186. DOI: 10.1017/S1473550409004509  1
2008 Thomas BC, Honeyman MD. Amphibian nitrate stress as an additional terrestrial threat from astrophysical ionizing radiation events? Astrobiology. 8: 731-733. PMID 18666837 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2007.0262  1
2008 Thomas BC, Melott AL, Fields BD, Anthony-Twarog BJ. Superluminous supernovae: no threat from eta Carinae. Astrobiology. 8: 9-16. PMID 18199005 DOI: 10.1089/Ast.2007.0181  1
2008 Melott AL, Krejci AJ, Thomas BC, Medvedev MV, Wilson GW, Murray MJ. Atmospheric consequences of cosmic-ray variability in the extragalactic shock model Journal of Geophysical Research E: Planets. 113. DOI: 10.1029/2008Je003206  1
2007 Ejzak LM, Melott AL, Medvedev MV, Thomas BC. Terrestrial consequences of spectral and temporal variability in ionizing photon events Astrophysical Journal. 654: 373-384. DOI: 10.1086/509106  1
2007 Thomas BC, Jackman CH, Melott AL. Modeling atmospheric effects of the September 1859 solar flare Geophysical Research Letters. 34. DOI: 10.1029/2006Gl029174  1
2006 Thomas BC, Melott AL. Gamma-ray bursts and terrestrial planetary atmospheres New Journal of Physics. 8. DOI: 10.1088/1367-2630/8/7/120  1
2005 Thomas BC, Melott AL, Jackman CH, Laird CM, Medvedev MV, Stolarski RS, Gehrels N, Cannizzo JK, Hogan DP, Ejzak LM. Gamma-ray bursts and the earth: Exploration of atmospheric, biological, climatic, and biogeochemical effects Astrophysical Journal. 634: 509-533. DOI: 10.1086/496914  1
2005 Thomas BC, Jackman CH, Melott AL, Laird CM, Stolarski RS, Gehrels N, Cannizzo JK, Hogan DP. Terrestrial ozone depletion due to a milky way gamma-ray burst Astrophysical Journal. 622: L153-L156. DOI: 10.1086/429799  1
2005 Melott AL, Thomas BC, Hogan DP, Ejzak LM, Jackman CH. Climatic and biogeochemical effects of a galactic gamma ray burts Geophysical Research Letters. 32: 1-5. DOI: 10.1029/2005Gl023073  1
2004 Thomas BC, Melott AL, Feldman HA, Shandarin SF. Quantifying the bull's-eye effect Astrophysical Journal. 601: 28-36. DOI: 10.1086/380434  1
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