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Owen Sherwood, Jessica Rogers, Greg Lackey, Troy Burke, Stephen Osborn, Joe Ryan 2016: Groundwater methane in relation to oil and gas development and shallow coal seams in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(30): 8391–8396. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1523267113

McMahon, K. W., McCarthy, M. D., Owen Sherwood, Larsen, T., Guilderson, T. P. 2015: Millennial-scale plankton regime shifts in the subtropical North Pacific Ocean. Science, 350(6267): 1530-1533. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaa9942

Owen Sherwood, Guilderson, T., Batista, F., Schiff, J., McCarthy, M. 2014: Increasing subtropical North Pacific Ocean nitrogen fixation since the Little Ice Age. Nature, 505(7481): 78-81. DOI: 10.1038/nature12784

Owen Sherwood, Moritz Lehman, Carsten Schubert, David Scott, Matthew McCarthy 2011: Nutrient regime shift in the Western North Atlantic indicated by compound-specific d15N of deep-sea corals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108: 1011-1015. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1004904108

Schiff, J. T., Batista, F., Owen Sherwood, Guilderson, T. P., Hill, T. M., Ravelo, A. C., McCarthy, M. D. 2014: Compound specific amino acid δ13C patterns in a deep-sea proteinaceous coral: Implications for reconstructing detailed δ13C records of exported primary production. Marine Chemistry, 166: 82-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2014.09.008

Owen Sherwood, Travers, P., Dolan, M. 2013: Compound-specific stable isotopic analysis of natural and produced hydrocarbons surrounding oil and gas operations. In Ferrer, I. and Thurman, E. M. (eds.), Advanced Techniques in Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry for Environmental Chemistry. Elsevier, Comprehensive Analytical Chemistry, 61: 347-372. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-62623-3.00015-0

Owen Sherwood, Travers, P., Dolan, M. 2013: Hydrocarbon maturity and migration analysis using production gas stable isotopic signatures in the Wattenberg Field, Denver Basin, Colorado, USA. Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, 1989-1995. DOI: 10.1190/urtec2013-204

Edinger, E., Owen Sherwood 2012: Applied taphonomy of gorgonian and antipatharian corals in Atlantic Canada: Experimental decay rates, field observations, and implications for assessing fisheries damage to deep-sea coral habitats. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie-Abhandlungen, 265(2): 199-218. DOI: 10.1127/0077-7749/2012/0255

Edinger, E., Owen Sherwood, Piper, D., Wareham, V., Baker, K., Gilkinson, K., Scott, D. 2011: Geological features supporting deep-sea coral habitat in Atlantic Canada. Continental Shelf Research, 31(2): S69-S84. DOI: 10.1016/j.csr.2010.07.004

Owen Sherwood, Lapointe, B., Risk, M., Jamieson, R. 2010: Nitrogen isotopic records of terrestrial pollution encoded in Floridian and Bahamian gorgonian corals. Environmental Science and Technology, 44: 874-880. DOI: 10.1021/es9018404

Owen Sherwood, Edinger, E. 2009: Ages and growth rates of some cold-water gorgonian and antipatharian corals of Newfoundland and Labrador. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 66: 142-152. DOI: 10.1139/F08-195

Risk, M., Owen Sherwood, Nairn, R., Gibbons, C. 2009: Tracking the record of sewage discharge off Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, since 1950, using stable isotope records from antipatharians. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 397: 219-226. DOI: 10.3354/meps08414

Owen Sherwood, Thresher, R., Fallon, S., Davies, D., Trull, T. 2009: Multi-century time-series of 15N and 14C in bamboo corals from deep Tasmanian seamounts: Evidence for stable oceanographic conditions. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 397: 209-218. DOI: 10.3354/meps08166

Owen Sherwood, Jamieson, R., Edinger, E., Wareham, V. 2008: Stable C and N isotopic composition of cold-water corals from the Newfoundland and Labrador continental slope: Examination of trophic, depth and spatial effects. Deep-Sea Research Part I, 55: 1392-1402. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2008.05.013

Owen Sherwood, Guilderson, T., Edinger, E., Ghaleb, B., Risk, M., Scott, D. 2008: Late Holocene radiocarbon variability in Northwest Atlantic slope waters. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 275: 146-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.08.019

Owen Sherwood, Risk, M. 2007: Deep-sea corals: New insights to paleoceanography. In Hillaire-Marcel, C. and de Vernal, A. (eds.), Proxies in Late Cenozoic Paleoceanography. Elsevier, 491-517. DOI: 10.1016/S1572-5480(07)01017-2

Owen Sherwood, Scott, D., Risk, M. 2006: Late Holocene radiocarbon and aspartic acid racemization dating of deep-sea octocorals. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70: 2806-2814. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2006.03.011

Ward-Paige, C., Risk, M., Owen Sherwood 2005: Reconstruction of nitrogen sources on coral reefs: d13C and d15N in gorgonians from Florida Reef Tract. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 296: 155-163. DOI: 10.3354/meps296155

Sinclair, D., Owen Sherwood, Risk, M., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Tubrett, M., Sylvester, P., McCulloch, M., Kinsley, L. 2005: Testing the reproducibility of Mg/Ca profiles in the deep-water coral Primnoa resedaeformis: Putting the proxy through its paces. In Freiwald, A. and Roberts, J. M. (eds.), Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Berlin: Springer, 1039-1060. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-27673-4_52

Owen Sherwood, Heikoop, J., Sinclair, D., Scott, D., Risk, M., Shearer, C., Azetsu-Scott, K. 2005: Skeletal Mg/Ca in Primnoa resedaeformis: Relationship to temperature?. In Freiwald, A. and Roberts, J. M. (eds.), Cold-Water Corals and Ecosystems. Berlin, Springer: 1061-1079. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-27673-4_53

Owen Sherwood, Scott, D., Risk, M., Guilderson, T. 2005: Radiocarbon evidence for annual growth rings in the deep sea octocoral Primnoa resedaeformis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 301: 129-134. DOI: 10.3354/meps301129

Owen Sherwood, Heikoop, J., Scott, D., Risk, M., Guilderson, T., McKinney, R. 2005: Stable isotopic composition of deep sea gorgonian corals (Primnoa spp.): A new archive of surface processes. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 301: 135-148. DOI: 10.3354/meps301135

Risk, M., Owen Sherwood, Heikoop, J., Llewellyn, G. 2003: Smoke signals from corals: Isotopic signature of the 1997 Indonesian ‘haze’ event. Marine Geology, 202: 71-78. DOI: 10.1016/S0025-3227(03)00226-3