Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022-01-01 Compound-specific stable carbon and hydrogen isotope analyses of late-Holocene vegetation and precipitation change at Laguna Los Mangos, Costa RicaQuaternary International.  607:22–34. 2022-01-01
2021-01-01 Anomalously low radiocarbon content of modern n-alkanesOrganic Geochemistry.  152. 2021-01-01
2020-05-01 Variable Ethanol Concentrations and Stable Carbon Isotopes Reveal Anthropogenic Ethanol Contributions to RainwaterAtmos. Environ.  234. 2020-05-01
2020-01-01 A 3,600-year record of drought in southern Pacific Costa RicaQuaternary Research.  98:36–48. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Effects of nitrogen fertilization and bioenergy crop type on soil organic carbon and total nitrogen contents in middle Tennessee USAPlosOne2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Fire history across the Little Ice Age in southern Pacific Costa RicaJournal of Paleolimnology.  64:1-23. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Molecular evidence of changing foodways across the Mississippian transition at the George Reeves Site (11S650)Southeastern Archaeology.  39:71–88. 2020-01-01
2020-01-01 Nitrogen fertilization restructured spatial patterns of soil organic carbon and total nitrogen in switchgrass and gamagrass croplands in Tennessee USAScientific Reports.  10. 2020-01-01
2019-02-01 Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope ratios of surface food residues in Precolumbian ceramics from the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica as evidence of prehistoric human dietsUNED Research Journal.  11:89-97. 2019-02-01
2019-01-01 An 1800-year multi-proxy paleoenvironmental reconstruction of Piseco Lake, southern Adirondack Mountains, New York, U.S.AJournal of Paleolimnology.  62:301–314. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Compound-Specific Carbon Isotopic Composition of Ethanol in Brazil and US Vehicle Emissions and Wet Deposition.Environmental Science and Technology.  53:1698–1705. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Hydrogen isotopic compositions of sedimentary n-alkanes record ecological change at a Portuguese paleowetlandQuaternary International.  532:23–33. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Pre-Columbian agriculture, fire, and Spanish contact: A 4200-year record from Laguna Los Mangos, Costa RicaThe Holocene.  29:1743-1757. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Sediment Cores from White Pond, South Carolina, contain a platinum anomaly, pyrogenic carbon peak, and coprophilous spore decline at 12.8 kaScientific Reports.  9. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Stable isotope analysis of vegetation history and land-use change at Laguna Santa Elena in southern Pacific Costa RicaVegetation History and Archaeobotany2019-01-01
2018-01-01 Autochthonous organic carbon contributions to the sedimentary pool: A multi-analytical approach in Laguna GarzónOrganic Geochemistry.  125:55–56. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Compound-specific isotope records of late-Quaternary environmental change in southeastern North CarolinaQuaternary Science Reviews.  182:48–64. 2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Differential effects of warming and N fertilization on soil respiration and microbial dynamics in switchgrass croplandsGlobal Change Biology-Bioenergy2018-01-01
2018-01-01 Mid-Holocene Iberian hydroclimate variability and paleoenvironmental change: Molecular and isotopic insights from Praia Rei Cortiço, PortugalJournal of Quaternary Science.  33:79–92. 2018-01-01
2017-10-01 Late-Quaternary records of vegetation and fire in southeastern North Carolina from Jones Lake and Singletary LakeQuaternary Science Reviews.  174:33-53. 2017-10-01
2017-01-01 A 1600-year diatom record of hydroclimate variability from Wolf Lake, New YorkThe Holocene.  27:246–257. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Linking hurricane landfalls, precipitation variability, fires, and vegetation response over the past millennium from analysis of coastal lagoon sediments, southwestern Dominican RepublicJournal of Paleolimnology.  58:135–150. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Modern n-alkane abundances and isotopic values in vegetation of a gymnosperm-dominated ecosystem of the southeastern U.S. coastal plainOrganic Geochemistry.  105:33–36. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Verification of tropical storm deposits with oxygen isotope analyses of coeval ostracod valvesJournal of Paleolimnology.  57:245–255. 2017-01-01
2016-01-01 Correlation of bulk sedimentary and compound-specific δ13C values indicates minimal pre-aging of n-alkanes in a small tropical watershed.Quaternary Science Reviews.  145:238–242. 2016-01-01
2015-09-01 Spatial and Temporal Variations in Pyrodinium bahamense Cyst Concentrations in the Sediments of Bioluminescent Mangrove Lagoon, St. Croix, USVIEstuaries and Coasts.  39:682-694. 2015-09-01
2015-01-01 Sedimentary proxy evidence of a mid-Holocene hypsithermal event in the location of a current warming hole, North Carolina, USAQuaternary Research.  83:315–323. 2015-01-01
2014-01-01 Beyond the Mayan Lowlands: Impacts of the Terminal Classic Drought in the Caribbean AntillesQuaternary Science Reviews.  86:89–98. 2014-01-01
2013-01-01 Legacies of Native Climate Regime Govern Responses of Boreal Soil Microbes to Litter Stoichiometry and TemperatureSoil Biology and Biochemistry.  66:204-213. 2013-01-01
2013-01-01 Paleoenvironmental History of Bioluminescent Laguna Grande, Puerto RicoPaleogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.  369:99-113. 2013-01-01
2013-01-01 Warming Alters the Routing of Labile and Slower-Turnover Carbon through Distinct Microbial Groups in Boreal Forest Organic SoilsSoil Biology and Biochemistry.  60:23-32. 2013-01-01
2012-01-01 Warming-enhanced Preferential Microbial Mineralization of Humified Boreal Forest Soil Organic Matter: Interpretation of soil profiles Along a Climate Transect Using Laboratory IncubationsJournal of Geophysical Research.  117. 2012-01-01
2011-05-01 Oxygen Isotope Evidence of Little Ice Age Aridity on the Caribbean Slope of the Cordillera Central, Dominican RepublicQuaternary Research.  75:461-470. 2011-05-01
2011-02-01 Sedimentary Compound-Specific Stable Carbon Isotope Evidence of Late Quaternary Environmental Change in the Chirripó Páramo of Costa RicaJournal of Paleolimnology.  45:323-338. 2011-02-01
2010-01-01 Comparison of Bulk and Compound-Specific δ13C Analyses and Determination of Carbon Sources to Salt Marsh Sediments Using n-Alkane Distributions (Maine, USA)Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science.  86:283-291. 2010-01-01
2010-01-01 Maize Pollen Deposition Patterns in Modern Lake Sediments: A Case Study from Northeastern WisconsinReview of Palaeobotany and Palynology.  159:177-187. 2010-01-01
2009-01-01 Assessing the Scale of Prehistoric Human Impact in the Neotropics using Stable Carbon Isotope Analyses of Lake SedimentsLatin American Antiquity.  20:120-133. 2009-01-01
2009-01-01 Late-Holocene Paleoenvironmental Change in the Mid-Elevations of the Dominican Republic: A Multi-Site, Multi-Proxy AnalysisQuaternary Science Reviews.  28:2239-2260. 2009-01-01
2008-01-01 Sensitivity of Sedimentary Stable Carbon Isotope Signatures to Prehistoric Forest Clearance and Agriculture in the NeotropicsJournal of Archaeological Science.  35:2119-2132. 2008-01-01
2008-01-01 The Earliest Botanical Evidence of Ostionoid Maize Agriculture from the Interior of HispaniolaCaribbean Journal of Science.  44:43-52. 2008-01-01
2007-01-01 A Reanalysis of the Applicability of Rapoport’s Rule in the United States and its CriticismsThe Professional Geographer.  59:115-130. 2007-01-01
2005-01-01 Laboratory Production of Vouchered Reference Charcoal from Small Wood Samples and Non-Woody Plant TissuesPalynology.  29:1-11. 2005-01-01
2004-01-01 Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios in Lake and Swamp Sediments as a Proxy for Prehistoric Forest Clearance and Crop Cultivation in the NeotropicsJournal of Paleolimnology.  32:375-381. 2004-01-01
Terrestrially-Derived Alkane dD evidence of Shifting Paleohydrology in Highland Costa RicaJournal of Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research.  45:342-349.


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2017-01-01 Water Chemistry, Phytoplankton, and Sediment Dynamics of Nearshore Habitats in Salt River Bay, St. Croix, USVIDepartment of the Interior.. 2017-01-01
2014-01-01 Report on Loss-on-Ignition, Pollen, and Stable Carbon and Nitrogen Isotope Analyses in Soil Samples from the Guayabo de Turrialba Site, Costa RicaUniversidad de Costa Rica, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Escuela de Antropología, Laboratorio de Arqueología.. 2014-01-01
2004-01-01 Bioluminescence in Mangrove Lagoon, Salt River Bay, St. Croix, USVINational Park Service, Salt River Bay NHP & EP. 2004-01-01


Research Overview

  • Quaternary Environmental History, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Biogeography, Paleoclimatology, Biogeochemistry, Circum-Caribbean Region, Prehistoric Human-Environment Interactions, Rapid Climate Change, Vegetation Dynamics
  • Principal Investigator On

    Investigator On

  • Louis Stokes New STEM pathways Implementation-Only Alliance: Mountains to Sea North Carolina LSAMP 2022-09-01 - 2027-08-01
  • Assessing Potential Errors in Carbon Cycling Estimates due to Variable Biosynthetic Fractionation of Radiocarbon (14C) by Vascular Plants 2021-01-01 - 2022-01-01
  • Developing a Network of n-Alkane Hydrogen Isotope Records to Identify Drivers and Impacts of Holocene Droughts 2021-01-01 - 2022-01-01
  • Developing a Network of n-Alkane Hydrogen Isotope Records in to Identify Drivers and Impacts of Holocene Droughts 2017-01-01 - 2020-01-01
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research: Holocene Precipitation Variability and its Relationship to Prehistoric Agriculture and Fires 2017-01-01 - 2019-01-01
  • Developing a Network of n-Alkane Hydrogen Isotope Records to Identify Drivers and Impacts of Holocene Droughts 2017-01-01 - 2018-01-01
  • MRI: Acquisition of a gas chromatograph and isotope ratio mass spectrometer interface for compound-specific isotope analyses at the University of North Carolina Wilmington 2015-03-01 - 2017-06-01
  • Bulk Sedimentary Hydrogen Isotope Analyses as a Proxy for Past Precipitation Variability in North Carolina 2017-01-01
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research: Assessing the Magnitude and Timing of Prehistoric Native American Landscape Impacts in Northeastern North America 2015-01-01 - 2017-01-01
  • MRI: Acquisition of a gas chromatograph and isotope ratio mass spectrometer interface for compound-specific isotope analyses at the University of North Carolina Wilmington 2014-01-01 - 2017-01-01
  • Acquisition of a Hybrid Elemental Analyzer/Pyrolysis System for Increased Throughput and Enhanced Analytical Capabilities in the Stable Isotope Core Facility 2016-01-01
  • Compound-Specific Hydrogen Isotope Analysis of Singletary Lake Sediments 2015-01-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Water Chemistry, Phytoplankton, and Sediment Dynamics of Nearshore Habitats in Salt River Bay, St. Croix, USVI 2015-01-01 - 2016-01-01
  • Reassessment of Paleoenvironmental Change in Coastal North Carolina using Sediment Records from Carolina Bays 2014-02-01 - 2015-02-01
  • Summer Curriculum Development Grant for the Development of an Online Introduction to Weather and Climate Course 2015-01-01
  • Collaborative Research: Human Responses to Late Pleistocene Coastal Environmental Change in Portuguese Estremadura 2011-06-01 - 2014-04-01
  • UNCW International Faculty Travel Grant 2014-01-01
  • Collaborative Research: Long-term Records of Hurricane Impacts on Tropical Ecosystems: Fire and Vegetation Response to Major Events 2009-12-01 - 2012-12-01
  • Monticello College Foundation Grant, "Stipend to Support Female Undergraduate Research" 2008-01-01
  • Association of American Geographers Ph.D. Dissertation Research Grant 2005-01-01
  • Biogeography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers Ph.D. Student Research Grant 2005-01-01
  • Stewart McCroskey Memorial Fund 2005-01-01
  • University of Tennessee Travel Grant 2005-01-01
  • Yates Dissertation Fellowship 2005-01-01
  • University of Tennessee Travel Grant 2004-01-01
  • Hilton Smith Ph.D. Fellowship 2003-01-01
  • University of Arizona Radiocarbon Lab, awarded six AMS radiocarbon dates for master's thesis research project 2003 2003-01-01
  • University of Tennessee Travel Grant 2003-01-01
  • Keck Summer Research Grant/Stipend 1998-01-01 - 2001-01-01
  • Partners in Scholarship Research Grant 1999-01-01
  • Teaching Overview

  • Weather and Climate, Physical Geography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction, Stable Isotope Geochemistry, Prehistoric Human-Environment Interactions, Global Climate Change
  • Full Name

  • Chad S Lane