Publications

 
  1. Polyak, V.J., Onac, B.P., Fornos, J.J., Hay, C., Asmerom, Y., Dorale, J.A., Gines, J., Tuccimei, P., Gines, A. 2018: A highly resolved record of relative sea level in the western Mediterranean Sea during the last interglacial period. Nature Geoscience, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0222-5

  2. Dumitru, O.A., Onac, B.P., Polyak, V.J., Wynn, J.G., Asmerom, Y., Fornos, J.J. 2018: Climate variability in the western Mediterranean between 121 to 67 ka derived from a Mallorcan speleothem record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 506: 128-138.

  3. Ersek, V., Onac, B.P., Persoiu, A. 2018: Kinetic processes and stable isotopes in cave dripwaters as indicators of winter severity. Hydrological Processes, 32: 2856-2862.

  4. Cleary, D.M., Onac, B.P., Tantau, I., Wynn, J.G., Forray, F.L., Ionita, M., Tamas, T. 2018: A guano-derived d13C and d15N record of climate since the Medieval Warm Period in NW. Journal of Quaternary Science, 33 (6): 677-688.

  5. Staubwasser, M., Dragusin, V., Onac, B.P., Assanov, S., Ersek, V., Hoffmann, D.L., Veres, D. 2018: Climate change impact on the transition of Neanderthals to modern humans in Europe. PNAS, https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1808647115

  6. Brown, A., Martin, J., Kamenov, G., Ezell, J., Screaton, E., Gulley, J., Spellman, P. 2018: Trace metal cycling in karst aquifers subject to periodic river water intrusion. Chemical Geology, In press.

  7. Spellman, P., Gulley, J., Martin, J., Loucks, J. 2018: Hydrological controls on transient aquifer storage in a karst watershed. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, In press.

  8. Zak, K., Onac, B.P., Kadebskaya, O.I., Filippi, M., Dublyansky, Y., Luetscher, M. 2018: Cryogenic mineral formation in caves. In: Ice caves (Persoiu, A. & Lauritzen, S.E., Eds.). Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 123-162;

  9. Scharping, R.J., Garman, K.M., Henry, R.P., Eswara, P.J., Garey, J.R. 2018: The fate of urban springs: pumping-induced seawater intrusion in a phreatic cave. Journal of Hydrology, 564: 230-245.

  10. Davis, M.C., Garey, J.R. 2018: Microbial Function and Hydrochemistry within a Stratified Anchialine Sinkhole: A Window into Coastal Aquifer Interactions. Water 10 (8): 972.  

  11. Menning, D.M., Carraher-Stross, W.A., Graham, E.D., Thomas, D.N., Phillips, A.R., Scharping, R.J., Garey, J.R. 2018: Aquifer discharge drives microbial community change in karst estuaries. Estuaries and Coasts, 41 (2):430-443.

  12. Scharping, R. 2018: The Fate of Urban Springs: Pumping-Induced Seawater Intrusion in an Underwater Cave” (3 August 2018). Science Trends, https://sciencetrends.com/?s=Robert+Scharping

  13. Dumitru, O.A., Forray, F.L., Fornos, J.J., Ersek, V., Onac, B.P. 2017: An assessment of stable isotopes variability in precipitation, cave drip, and groundwater from Mallorca Island, Western Mediterranean. Hydrological Processes, 31: 104-116.

  14. Cleary, D.M., Wynn, J.G., Ionita, M., Forray, F.L., Onac, B.P. 2017: Evidence of long-term NAO influence on East-Central Europe winter precipitation from a guano-derived d15N record. Scientific Reports, 7: 14095.

  15. Mankoff, K., Gulley, J., Tylaczyk, S., Covington, M., Liu, X., Chen, Y., Benn, D., Glowacki, P. 2017: Roughness of a subglacial conduit under Hansbreen, Svalbard. Journal of Glaciology, 63 (239): 423-435.

  16. Benn, D., Thompson, S., Gulley, J., Mertes, J., Luckman, A., Nicholson, L. 2017: Structure and evolution of the drainage system of a Himalayan debris-covered glacier, and its relationship with patterns of mass loss. The Cryosphere, 11: 2247-2264

  17. Boop, L.M., Wynn, J.G., Thompson, G., Fornos, J.J., Onac, B.P. 2017: Interactions between surface conditions, the Mediterranean Sea, and cave climate within two littoral caves in Mallorca: controls on the formations of the phreatic overgrowths on speleothems. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies, 79 (1): 59-72.

  18. Persoiu, A., Onac, B.P., Wynn, J.G., Blaauw, M., Ionita, M., Hansson, M. 2017: Holocene winter cli ate variability in Central and Eastern Europe. Scientific Reports, 7: 1196 DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-01397-w

  19. Cleary, D.M., Onac, B.P., Forray, F.L., Wynn, J.G. 2016: Controls on d15N values of cave bat guano: an assessment for reconstructing paleoclimate and environmental changes. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 461: 87-97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.08.012

  20. Dumitru, O.A., Onac, B.P., Cosma, C. 2016: Radon levels in caves from San Salvador, The Bahamas: A reconnaissance survey. Carbonates & Evaporites, 31: 153-161.

  21. Cucos (Dinu), A., Calugar, M.I., Burghele, B.D., Dumitru, O.A., Cosma, C., Onac, B.P. 2016: Radon levels in Romanian caves: An occupational survey survey. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 39 (5): 1085-1099.

  22. Forti, P., Onac, B.P. 2016: Caves and mineral deposits. Zeitschrift fur Geomorphologie (Suppl. X), 60: 55-101; doi: 10.1127/zfg_suppl/2016/S-60X04

  23. Dumitru, O.-A., Onac, B.P., Fornos, J.J., Cosma, C. 2015: Radon concentration and effective dose assessment in Coves de Campanet (Mallorca Island, Spain). Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry, 303: 885-890.

  24. Onac, B.P., Hutchison, S.M., Geanta, A., Forray, F.L., Wynn, J.G., Giurgiu, A.C., Coroiu, I. 2015: A 2500-year Late Holocene multi-proxy record of vegetation and hydrologic changes from a cave guano-clay sequence in SW Romania. Quaternary Research, 83: 437-448; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypres.2015.01.007

  25. Forray, F.L., Onac, B.P., Tantau, B., Wynn, J.G., Tamas, T., Coroiu, I., Giurgiu, A. 2015: A Late Holocene environmental history of a bat guano deposit from Romania: an isotopic and pollen study. Quaternary Science Reviews, 127: 141-154; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.05.022

  26. Boop, L.M., Onac, B.P., Wynn, J.G., Fornos, J.J., Rodriguez-Homar, M., Merino, A. 2014: Groundwater geochemistry observations in littoral caves of Mallorca (western Mediterranean): implications for deposition of phreatic overgrowths on speleothems. International Journal of Speleology 43 (2): 193-203.


  27. Florea, L.J., Vacher, H.L., Donahue, B., Naar, D., 2007: Quaternary cave levels in peninsular Florida, Quaternary Science Reviews 26: 1344-1361.

  28. Florea, L.J., Vacher, H.L. 2007: Eogenetic karst hydrology: Insights from the 2004 hurricanes, peninsular Florida: Ground Water 45(4): 439-446.

  29. Onac, B.P., Effenberger, H.S., Wynn, J.G., Povara, I. 2013: Rapidcreekite in the sulfuric acid weathering environment of Diana Cave, Romania. American Mineralogist 98: 1302-1309; http://dx.doi.org/10.2138/am.2013.4452

  30. Onac, B.P., Forray, F.L., Wynn, J.G., Giurgiu, A.M. 2013: Guano-derived d13C-based paleo-hydroclimate record from Gaura cu Musca Cave, SW Romania. Environmental Earth Sciences 71 (9): 4061-4071; doi: 10.1007/s12665-013-2789-x

  31. Polk. J.S., van Beynen, P.E., Polyak, V., Asmerom, Y. 2013: Reconstructing Past Climates using Carbon Isotopes from Fulvic Acids in Cave Sediments. Chemical Geology 360-361: 1-9.

  32. Sampson, J., Guilbeault, K. 2013: Baseline physicochemical investigations on waters from three blue holes, San Salvador Island, Bahamas, Studia UBB Geologia 58 (1): 11-19; http://dx.doi.org/10.5038/1937-8602.58.1.2

  33. van Beynen, P.E., Bialkowska-Jelinska, E. 2012: Human disturbance of the Waitomo Catchment, New Zealand. Journal of Environmental Management 108: 130-40.

  34. van Beynen, P.E., Brinkmann, R., van Beynen, K.M. 2012: Creation of a sustainability index for karst environments. Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 74 (2): 21-234.

  35. Wynn, J.G., Sumrall, J.B., Onac, B.P. 2010: Sulfur isotopic composition and the source of dissolved sulfur species in thermo-mineral springs of the Cerna Valley, Romania, Chemical Geology 271: 31-43.