Publications

At various stages in the pipeline

Csank, A.Z., Czimczik, C.I., Xu, X., Welker, J.W., (in review). Seasonal age (14C) patterns of riverine carbon in NW Greenland reveal land and ice sources of old and new carbon. Geophysical Research Letters. .

2017

Chellman, N., McConnell, J., Arienzo, M., Peterson, G.T., Aarons, S.M. and Csank, A.Z. (2017) Reassessment of the Upper Fremont Glacier ice-core chronologies by synchronizing of ice-core-water isotopes with a nearby tree-ring chronology. Environmental Science & Technology. 51, 4230-4238.

Gosse, J.C., Ballantyne, A.P., Barker, J.D., Csank, A.Z. , Fletcher, T.L., Grant, G.W., Greenwood, D.R., MacPhee, R.D.E., Rybczynski, N. (2017) PoLAR-FIT: Pliocene Landscapes and Arctic Remains-Frozen in Time. Geoscience Canada, 44, 47-54. doi:10.12789/geocanj.2017.44.16

2016

Sullivan, P.F. and Csank, A.Z. (2016) Contrasting sampling designs among archived datasets: implications for synthesis efforts. Tree Physiology, 36, 1057-1059. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpw067

Csank, A.Z., Miller, A., Sherriff, R., Berg, E., Welker, J.W., (2016) Tree-ring isotopes reveal drought sensitivity in trees killed during spruce beetle outbreaks in south-central Alaska. Ecological Applications. 26, 2001-2020. doi:10.1002/eap.1365

Brownlee, A., Sullivan, P., Csank, A.Z., Sveinbjornsson, B., Ellison, S. (2016) Drought-induced stomatal closure probably cannot explain divergent white spruce growth in the Brooks Range, Alaska. Ecology. 97, 145-159. doi:10.1890/15-0338.1

2013

Csank, A.Z., Fortier, D., Leavitt, S.W. (2013) Annually resolved temperature reconstructions from a late Pliocene-early Pleistocene polar forest on Bylot Island, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 369, 313-322. doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.10.040.

Sharp, E.D., Sullivan, P.F., Steltzer, H., Csank, A.Z., Welker, J.M., (2013). Complex carbon cycle responses to multi-level warming and supplemental summer rain in the high Arctic. Global Change Biology.doi: 10.1111/gcb.12149.

2012


Wolfe, A.P., Csank, A.Z., Reyes, A.V., McKellar, R.C., Muehlenbachs, K., Tappert, R. (2012). Pristine Early Eocene Wood Buried Deeply in Kimberlite from Northern Canada. PLoS ONE 7(9): e45537. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0045537.

2011

Csank, A.Z., Patterson, W.P., Eglington, B.M., Rybczynski, N., Basinger, J.F., (2011). Boreal climate variability during the Pliocene: evidence from stable isotope values of sub-fossil wood, Ellesmere Island, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 308, 339-349.

Hill, D.J., Csank, A.Z., Dolan, A.M., Lunt, D.J., (2011). Pliocene climate variability: Northern Annular Mode in models and tree-ring data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309, 118-127.

Csank, A.Z., Tripati, A.K., Patterson, W.P., Eagle, R., Ballantyne, A.P., Rybczynski, N., Eiler, J., (2011). Estimates of Arctic land surface temperatures during the early Pliocene from two novel proxies. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 304, 291-299.

2010

Ballantyne, A.P., Greenwood, D.R., Sinnighe-Damsté, J.S., Csank, A.Z., Eberle, J.J. and Rybczynski, N. (2010). Significantly higher Arctic surface temperatures during the Pliocene indicated by multiple independent proxies. Geology.

Bale, R.J., Robertson, I., Leavitt, S.W., Loader, N.J., Harlan, T.P., Gagen, M., Young, G.H.F., Csank, A.Z., Froyd, C.A. and McCarroll, D. (2010). Temporal stability in bristlecone pine tree-ring δ18O chronologies over the last two centuries. The Holocene, 20, 3-6.

2009

Csank, A.Z., (2009). An international tree-ring isotope data bank- A proposed repository for tree-ring isotopic data. Tree-Ring Research, 65, 163-164. pdf

2004

Falcon-Lang, H. J., MacRae, R.A., Csank, A. Z. (2004). Palaeoecology of Late Cretaceous polar vegetation preserved in the Hansen Point Volcanics, NW Ellesmere Island, Canada Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 212 (1-2): 45-64.

Recent Abstracts

Csank, A ., Woodhouse, C., Pederson, G., Leavitt, S. (2015). Can we disentangle the climate influences on Colorado River water resources using a multi-proxy approach to tree-ring data? AGU 2015 Joint Assembly, Montreal, Canada.

Csank, A., Woodhouse, C., Pederson, G., Danloe, J., Leavitt, S., (2015). Using tree-ring isotopes to understand hydroclimate variability in the Upper Colorado River Basin. PACLIM 2015, Asilomar, CA.

McAfee, S., Csank, A., Wise, E., (2014). Temporal and spatial variability in ENSO teleconnections to daily weather conditions in the Pacific Northwest. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2014, San Francisco, USA.

Csank, A., Woodhouse, C., Pederson, G., Danloe, J., Leavitt, S., (2014). Assessing the ability of tree-ring isotopes to improve our understanding of the climatic drivers of streamflow in the Upper Colorado River Basin. AMQUA Biennial Meeting 2014.

Greer, K., Csank, A., Calvert, K. Maddison-MacFadyen, M. (2014). Empire, trees, and climate: re-assembling climatic pasts in the North Atlantic. American Association of Geographers Annual General Meeting (2014), Tampa, FL, USA

Csank, A.Z., 2013. Reconstructing terrestrial climate in the Pliocene Arctic: reading the record from ancient trees. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA -- Invited

Csank, A.Z., Pederson, G., Woodhouse, C.A., Leavitt, S.W., (2013) Development of a tree-ring isotope proxy for cool- season temperatures for the Colorado River Headwaters. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2013, San Francisco, USA.

Csank, A.Z., Miller, A., Sherriff, R., Berg, E., Welker, J.W., 2013. Using δ13C and δ18O measurements to assess climate controls on insect-related tree mortality in south-central Alaska. AmeriDendro 2013, Tucson, USA.

Csank, A.Z., Czimczik, C.I., Xu, X., Welker, J.W., (2012). Seasonal distribution of the age of DOC and POC in NW Greenland rivers is controlled by climatic variables. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, USA.

Sherriff, R., Csank, A.Z., Miller, A., Berg, E., Welker, J.W., (2012). Environmental sensitivity as a precondition for insect- related tree mortality in south-central Alaska. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2012, San Francisco, USA.

Csank, A.Z., Czimczik, C.I., Welker, J.W., (2012). Improving our understanding of high-Arctic carbon cycling: seasonal s shifts in the age and source of riverine DOC and POC in NW Greenland. IPY 2012 conference, Montreal, Canada.