Jennifer Cole

Adjunct Associate Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Western Kentucky University
Dept. of Geography & Geology
Bowling Green
(270) 745-4079
(270) 745-6410
Fields of interest: 
geochronology, paleoclimatology, human evolution
List of degrees from highest to lowest:
Stony Brook University
Rutgers University
Honors & Awards: 
Columbia Science Fellowship 2005
Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship 2003
Selected Publications: 
Contrasting compositions of Saharan dust in the eastern Atlantic Ocean during the last deglaciation and African Humid Period, Cole, J. M.; Goldstein, S. L.; deMenocal, P. B.; Hemming, S. R.; Grousset, F. E. , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Volume 278, Issue 3-4, p.257-266, (2009), doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.011

Directly dating geologic events: U-Pb dating of carbonates, Rasbury, E. T.; Cole, J. M. , Reviews of Geophysics, Volume 47, (2009), doi:10.1029/2007RG000246

Calcite cement stratigraphy of a nonpedogenic calcrete in the Triassic New Haven Arkose (Newark Supergroup), Rasbury, E. T.; Gierlowski-Kordesch, E. H.; Cole, J. M.; Sookdeo, C.; Spataro, G.; Nienstedt, J. , Geological Society of America Special Paper, Volume 416, p.203-222, (2006), 10.1130/2006.2416(13)

Using U-Pb ages of Miocene tufa for correlation in a terrestrial succession, Barstow Formation, California, Cole, J. M.; Rasbury, E. T.; Hanson, G. N.; Montanez, I. P.; Pedone, V. A. , Geological Society of America Bulletin, Mar-Apr, Volume 117, Issue 3-4, p.276-287, (2005), Doi 10.1130/B25553.1

Petrographic and trace element analysis of uranium-rich tufa calcite, middle Miocene Barstow Formation, California, USA, Cole, J. M.; Rasbury, E. T.; Montanez, I. P.; Pedone, V. A.; Lanzirotti, A.; Hanson, G. N. , Sedimentology, Jun, Volume 51, Issue 3, p.433-453, (2004), DOI 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2004.00631.x