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TRACY M. QUAN

Associate Professor
Adjunct Professor -  OSU Department of Chemistry

Office:    103E Noble Research Center
Phone:   1.405.744.5917
Fax:        1.405.744.7841
Email:      tracy.quan@okstate.edu
Ph.D.       2005 MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution       
B.S.         1999 University of California, San Diego-Revelle College

 

Publications (*denotes graduate student author, ** denotes undergraduate student author)
1.    Esmeray-Senlet, S., Wright, J. D., Olsson, R. K., Miller, K. G., Browning, J. V., and Quan, T. M.  (2015)  Evidence for reduced export productivity following the Cretaceous/Paleogene mass extinction. Paleoceanography, 30, 718-738; doi:10.1002/2014PA002724.
2.    Rivera, K. T.*, Puckette, J. and Quan, T. M.  (2015) Critical evaluation of redox versus thermal maturity controls on δ 15N in organic-rich shales: A case study of the Woodford Shale, Anadarko Basin, Oklahoma, USA.  Organic Geochemistry, 83-84, 127-139.
3.    Quan, T. M., Adigwe, E. N.*, Riedinger, N., and Puckette, J. (2013) Evaluating nitrogen isotopes as proxies for depositional environmental conditions in shales: Comparing Caney and Woodford Shales in the Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma. Chemical Geology, in press.

4.    Galbraith, E. D., Kienast, M. and the NICOPP Working Group (2013)  The acceleration of oceanic denitrification during deglacial warming. Nature Geoscience (6), 579–584; doi: 10.1038/ngeo1832.

5.    Quan, T. M., Wright, J. D. and Falkowski, P. G. (2013) Co-variation of nitrogen isotopes and redox states through glacial-interglacial cycles in the Black Sea.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta (112), 305-320; doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2013.02.029.

6.    Robinson, R. S, Kienast, M. and the NICOPP Working Group (2012)  A review of nitrogen isotopic alteration in marine sediments.  Paleoceanography, 27(4); doi: 10.1029/2012PA002321.

7.    Richoz, S., van de Schootbrugge, B., Pross, J., Püttmann, W., Quan, T. M., Lindstrom, S., Heunisch, C., Fiebig, J. and Wignall, P. B.  (2012)  Hydrogen sulphide poisoning of shallow seas following the end-Triassic extinction.  Nature Geoscience; 5(9), 662-667; doi: 10.1038/NGEO1539.

8.    van de Schootbrugge, B., Quan, T. M., Lindström, S., Püttmann, W., Heunisch, C., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Petschick, R., Röhling, H.-G, Richoz, S., Rosenthal, Y. and Falkowski, P. G.  (2009)  Floral changes across the Triassic/Jurassic boundary linked to flood basalt volcanism.  Nature Geoscience, 2(8), 589-594; doi:10.1038/ngeo577.

9.    Quan, T. M. and Falkowski, P. G.  (2009)  Redox control of N:P ratios in aquatic ecosystems. Geobiology, 7(2), 124-139; doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2008.00182.x.

10.    Quan, T. M., van de Schootbrugge, B., Rosenthal, Y., Field, M. P. and Falkowski, P. G. (2008)  Nitrogen isotope and trace metal analyses from the Mingolsheim core (Germany): Evidence for redox variations across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary.  Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, GB2014, doi:10.1029/2007GB002981.

11.    van de Schootbrugge, B., Payne, J. L., Tomasovych, A., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Benbrahim, M., Föllmi, K. B. and Quan, T. M.  (2008)  Carbon cycle perturbation and stabilization in the wake of the Triassic-Jurassic boundary mass-extinction event. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 9(4), doi:10.1029/2007GC001914.  Paper highlighted in Nature Geochemistry June 2008.

12.    Quan, T. M. and Repeta, D. J.  (2007)  Characterization of high molecular weight dissolved organic carbon using periodate over-oxidation.  Marine Chemistry, 105(3-4), 183-193.

13.    Repeta, D. J., Quan, T. M., Aluwihare, L. I. and Accardi, A. (2002)  Chemical characterization of high molecular weight dissolved organic matter in fresh and marine waters.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66(6), 955-962.

In Preparation
1.    Quan, T. M., Nelson, A.J.*, Senlet, S. E., Miller, K. G., and Olsson, R. K.   Nitrogen isotopes across the K-Pg mass extinction, New Jersey Coastal Plain.

2.    Quan, T. M., Adigwe, E. N.* and Puckette, J.  Analysis of the nitrogen cycle in the Arkoma Basin, Oklahoma: deposition of the Woodford and Caney shales.


Abstracts/Presentations
1.    Quan, T. M., Puckette, J., Rivera, K.*, Otto, B.*, and Adigwe, E.* (2015) Using nitrogen isotopes to evaluate unconventional resource plays.  Unconventional Resources Technology Conference (URTeC) Abstract 2173544.  San Antonio, TX.
2.    Al Atwah, I., Puckette, J. and Quan, T. M. (2015) Petroleum geochemistry of the Mississippian limestone play Northern Oklahoma USA: Evidence of two different charging mechanisms east and west of the Nemaha Uplift.  AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition.  Abstract published as Search and Discovery article #90216 (2015).
3.    Quan, T. M., Rivera, K.*, and Adigwe, E.* (2015) Investigating the use of nitrogen isotopes as paleoredox proxies in sedimentary systems and hydrocarbon reservoirs. 4-3 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 47, No. 1, p. 5.
4.    Otto, B. A., Pashin, J. C., Puckette, J. O., and Quan, T. M. (2015)  Characterization of Devonian black shale depositional environments and catagenic processes using nitrogen isotopes and other geochemical proxies: Ohio Shale, eastern Kentucky. 4-4 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 47, No. 1, p. 5.
5.    Al Atwah, I. Z., Puckette, J. O. and Quan, T. M. (2015)  Organic geochemistry and crude oil source rock correlation of the Mississippian petroleum systems, northern Oklahoma. 18-2 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 47, No. 1, p. 49.
6.    Beckwith, B.*, Quan, T. M., and Atekwana, E.  (2015)  The nitrogen cycle within a high latitude ocean basin (Weddell Sea) before, during, and after the Cretaceous/Paleogene extinction event.  9-4 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 47, No. 1, p. 11.
7.    Quan, T. M., Rivera, K.*, Adigwe, E.*, Riedinger, N., and Puckette, J. O. (2014)  Evaluating nitrogen isotope measurements in unconventional hydrocarbon reservoirs.  Abstract V51D-4801 presented at 2014 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif. 15-19 Dec.

8.    Quan, T. M., Rivera, K.*, Adigwe, E.*, Riedinger, N., and Puckette, J. O. (2013)  Using nitrogen isotopes as a proxy for depositional water column redox state in hydrocarbon reservoirs: Woodford Shale as case study 59-7 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 45, No. 7, p.174

9.    Otto, B.**, Riedinger, N., Quan, T. M., and Formolo, M. J. (2013)  Using nitrogen isotopes as a paleoredox proxy in the late Devonian Paxton member, Michigan basin 247-80 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 45, No. 7, p.593

10.    Cohen, E. and Quan, T. M. (2012) Create powerful broader impact tools and K-16 inquiry lessons aligned to next generation standards for this generation of science students by building a partnership between scientists and educational coordinators. Abstract ED52A-07 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

11.    Quan, T. M. and Nelson, A. J.* (2012) Determining Paleoredox Conditions Across the Cretaceous-Paleogene Mass Extinction at Blake Nose: Evaluation of Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes and Trace Metal Profiles.  Abstract PP31A-2002 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

12.    Cohen, E. and Quan, T. M. (2012) Development and implementation of an inquiry lesson for grades 6-12 explicitly teaching the nature and process of science, from ship to shore, for core data of the Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg).  Abstract ED21A-0710 presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 3-7 Dec.

13.    Quan, T. M. and Nelson, A. J.* (2011) Nitrogen Isotope Profiles Through the Cretaceous-Paleogene Boundary: Comparing Records from the New Jersey Coastal Plain and Demerara Rise.  Abstract B33I-05 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

14.    Galbraith, E. D., Kienast, M. and the NICOPP Working Group (2011) Synoptic global view of nitrogen isotopes in the modern and glacial oceans.  Abstract B41B-0211 presented at 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 5-9 Dec.

15.    Stanford, W. C.**, Troiani, T., Simms, A. and Quan, T. M. (2011) Nitrogen isotopes as proxies for paleoenvironmental changes in estuarine systems.  Paper No. 7-9, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43, No. 3, p. 9.

16.    Quan, T. M., Wright, J. D., and Falkowski, P. G. (2010) Nitrogen Cycling in the Black Sea on Glacial-Interglacial Time Scales.  Abstract PP31A-1615 presented at 2010 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, Calif., 13-17 Dec.

170.    Adigwe, E.* and Quan, T. M. (2010)  Nitrogen Isotopes in the Woodford Shale-Arkoma Basin: 15N as a proxy for unconventional resources. Paper No. 191-10, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 42, No. 5, p. 468.

18.    NICOPP Working Group (2010)  NICOPP: Nitrogen Cycle in the Ocean, Past and Present.  Poster presented at 10th International Conference on Paleoceanography.

19.    Quan, T. M., Gill, B. C. and Lyons, T. W. (2010)  Nitrogen isotope profile from the Cambrian SPICE Event: Comparison with Mo and other redox proxies.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 74(11) Supplement 840.

20.    Richoz, S., van de Schootbrugge, B., Püttmann, W., Heunisch, C., Quan, T. M., Lindström, S., Fiebig, J., and Pross, J. (2010) Redox changes across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary: From anoxic to euxinic black shale deposition.  Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-5390-1, 2010.

21.    Quan, T. M. and Falkowski, P. G. (2008) Redox control of N:P ratios in aquatic ecosystems.  Eos Trans. AGU, 89(53), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract PP43A-1515.

22.    Quan, T. M., Wright, J. D., and Falkowski, P. G. (2008) Nitrogen isotopes as a paleoredox proxy: Co-variation of nitrogen isotopes and redox states through glacial-interglacial cycles in the Black Sea.  Invited speaker, Paper No. 284-3, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 6, p. 433.

23.     Richoz, S., van de Schootbrugge, B., Püttmann, W., Heunisch, C., Quan, T. M., Fiebig, J., and Pross, J. (2008) Repeated photic zone euxinia after the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction event.  Paper No. 318-4, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 40, No. 6, p. 505.

24.    Quan, T. M., van de Schootbrugge, B., Rosenthal, Y., and Falkowski, P. G. (2006) Geochemical evidence for redox variations across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary in the Tethys sea.  Paper No. 161-5 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 38, No. 7, p. 394.

25.    Quan, T. M. and Repeta, D. J. (2005)  Radiocarbon analysis of individual amino acids isolated from marine high molecular weight dissolved organic matter.  Talk given at the ASLO/TOS Aquatic Sciences Meeting.

26.    Quan, T. M. and Repeta, D. J. (2004)  Characterization of high molecular weight dissolved organic carbon using periodate over-oxidation.  Talk given at ASLO/TOS Ocean Research Conference.

27.    Quan, T. M. and Repeta, D. J. (2000) Chemical Characteristics of High Molecular Weight Dissolved Organic Matter in Fresh and Marine Water.  Poster presented at AGU/ASLO Ocean Sciences Meeting.
28.    Rivera, K.* and Quan, T. M. (2013) Thermal maturation effects on the nitrogen isotopes in marine shales: a case study of the Woodford Shale.  AAPG Annual Convention and Exhibition.  Abstract published as Search and Discovery article #50920 (2014).

29.   Quan, T. M. (2016)  Evaluating unconventional resource plays using nitrogen isotopes.  12-8 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 48, No. 1, doi: 10.1130/abs/2016SC-273085.s (Invited presentation).

30.   Vinson, D. S., Quan, T. M., McIntyre-Redden, M. R., Darrah, T. H., Blair, N. E., and Pashin, J. C. (2015)  Connection of dissolved inorganic carbon to biogenic coalbed methane: isotope evidence from Black Warrior Basin, Alabama (USA). 271-10 Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 47, No. 7, p. 683.




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