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Peer-reviewed publications:

​​An asterisk (*) denotes shared first authorship

Underlined names denote supervised / mentored student authors

 

Preprints:

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Medd, O.M.*, Otter, L.M.*, Williams, I.S., Stern, R.A., Förster, M.W., Eggins, S., Rodrigues-Sanz, S.L., Abram, N.J., He, M., Ellwood, M.J., Hargreaves, J.A., Fallon, S.J. and Knowles B.M., 2024. Matrix corrected SIMS in-situ oxygen isotope analyses of marine shell aragonite for high resolution seawater temperature measurements. ESS Open Archive. March 15, 2024

Published peer-reviewed journal articles:

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Otter, L.M., Eder, K., Kilburn, M.R., Yang, L., O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B., Cairney, J.M. and Jacob, D.E., 2023. Growth dynamics and amorphous-to-crystalline phase transformation in natural nacre. Nature Communications 14 (1), 11

Click here for Open Access and click here to watch an animation visualizing time-resolved nacre growth based on NanoSIMS images of Sr-labelled nacre.

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Weis, U., Stoll, B., Förster, M.W., Hell, K., Kaiser, V., Otter, L.M., and Jochum, K.P., 2022. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research Bibliographic Review 2020. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research. 46(1), 129 – 134

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Gim, J., Koch, A., Otter, L.M., Savitzky, B.H., Erland, S., Estroff, L.A., Jacob, D.E., and Hovden R., 2021. The Mesoscale Order of Nacreous Pearls. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 118 (42)

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Otter, L.M.*, Förster*, M.W., Belousova, E., O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B., Park, S., Clark, S., Foley, S.F. and Jacob, D.E., 2021. Nanoscale Chemical Imaging by Photo-Induced Force Microscopy: Technical Aspects and Application to the Geosciences. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Vol. 45(1), p. 5 – 27

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Weis, U., Stoll, B., Arns, J., Förster, M.W., Kaiser, V., Otter, L.M., Reichstein, L., and Jochum, K.P., 2021. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research Bibliographic Review 2019. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Vol. 45(1), p. 29 – 35

Click here for Open Access and click here to access the appendix containing the abbreviations used for reference material providers

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Otter, L.M., Macholdt, D.S., Jochum, K.P., B. Stoll, U. Weis, Weber, B., Scholz, D., Haug, G.H., Al-Amri, A.M., and Andreae M.O., 2020. Geochemical Insights into the Relationship of Rock Varnish and Adjacent Mineral Dust Fractions. Chemical Geology, 551, 119775

Click here to read publication and click here for the erratum concerning Figure 3.

Click here to see the supplementary PDF containing details on the new LA-ICP-MS depth profiling technique, XRD protocol, and additional geochemical plots and sample photos and click here to see the supplementary data tables

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Förster, M.W., Zemlitskaya, A., Otter, L.M., Buhre S. and Sirocko F., 2020. Late Pleistocene Eifel eruptions: insights from clinopyroxene and glass geochemistry of tephra layers from Eifel Laminated Sediment Archive sediment cores. Journal of Quaternary Science, special issue: Intav Tephra, 35 (1-2), 186-198

Click here to read the publication and click here to download the supplementary MS Word document

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Otter, L.M., Agbaje, O., Kilburn, M.R., Lenz, C., Henry, H., Trimby, P., Hoppe, P. and Jacob, D.E., 2019.  Insights into architecture, growth dynamics, and biomineralization from pulsed Sr-labelled Katelysia rhytiphora shells (Mollusca, Bivalvia), Biogeosciences, 16, 3439–3455

Click here for Open Access and click here for the Corrigendum concerning Figure 2 and click here to access the supplementary material containing additional microstructural images, micro-Raman and EBSD maps, TGA analysis and shell increment measurements

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Eder, K., Otter, L.M., Yang, L., Jacob, D.E. and Cairney J.M., 2019. Overcoming Challenges Associated with the Analysis of Nacre by Atom Probe Tomography. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 43(3), p. 385–395

Click here to read publication and click here to see the supplementary figure showing the APT mass spectra containing the organic membrane or click here to access the supplementary table containing the full list of complex ions present in the mass spectrum of the APT data-set containing the organic membrane

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Sturman, N., Otter, L.M., Homkrajae, A., Manustrong, A., Nilpetploy, N., Lawanwong, K., Kessrapong, P., Jochum, K.P., Stoll, B., Götz, H. and Jacob, D.E., 2019. A Pearl Identification Challenge. Gems & Gemology, 54(2), 229–243

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10.

Gim, J., Schnitzer, N., Otter, L.M., Cui, Y., Motreuil, S., Marin, F., Wolf, S.E., Jacob, D.E., Misra, A. and Hovden, R., 2019. Nanoscale deformation mechanics reveal resilience in nacre of Pinna nobilis shell. Nature Communications, 10 (1), 1-8

Click here for Open Access and click here to access the supplementary informationSee the supplementary movies that add additional value to the in-situ indentation experiments performed during bright field TEM imaging presented together with correlated load-displacement curves: Movie 1: nacre cross-section highlighting the rotation and deformation of aragonite nanograins and nano-scale organic inclusions, Movie 2: nacre cross-section showing strain contours, crack propagation being deflected by organic inclusions and membranes confining structural failure to individual tablets preserving the architecture, Movie 3: prismatic calcite cross-section showing this architecture behaves stiffer than nacre but absorbs significantly less mechanical energy, lastly Movie 4: shows geological aragonite to behave similar like the bio-calcite in that it is stiffer but absorbs less mechanical energy

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Jacob, D.E., Ruthensteiner, B., Trimby, P., Henry, H. Martha, S.O., Otter, L.M. and Scholz, J., 2019. Architecture of Anoteropora latirostris (Bryozoa, Cheilostomata) and implications for their biomineralization. Scientific Reports, 9:11439, 1–13

Click here for Open Access and click here to download the supplementary MS Word document, or click here to see a 3D video animation that shows the individual zooids and their interconnection within the colony (I recommend the free and open source VLC media player) or click here to see the EBSD map shown in Figure 6c in higher resolution

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Huong, L.T.T, Otter, L.M., Foerster, M.W., Hauzenberger, C.A., Krenn, K., Alard, O., Macholdt, D.S., Weis, U., Stoll, B. and Jochum, K.P., 2018. Femtosecond-laser ablation-ICP-mass spectrometry and CHNS elemental analyzer reveal trace element characteristics of danburite from Mexico, Tanzania, and Vietnam. Minerals, 8 (6), 234

Invited, fully sponsored article.

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Otter, L.M., Agbaje, O.B., Huong, L.T.T., Häger, T.  and Jacob, D.E., 2017. Akoya Cultured Pearl Farming in Eastern Australia, Gems & Gemology, 53 (4), 423–437

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Huong, L.T.T, Otter, L.M., Weis, U., Ullmann, T., Hofmeister, W., Weis, U. and Jochum, K.P., 2016. A New Find of Danburite in the Luc Yen Mining Area, Vietnam. Gems & Gemology, 52 (4), 393–401

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Macholdt, D.S., Jochum, K.P., Wilson, S.W., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B., Weis, U., and Andreae, M. O., 2016. Investigation of the suitability of Mn- and Fe-rich reference materials for microanalytical research. Geostandards & Geoanalytical Research, Vol. 40(4), p 493–504

Click here to read publication and click here to download the supplementary material containing additional data on natural nodule powders, geochemical characteristics of FeMnOx-1 and other analytical details

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Weis, U., Schwager, B., Nohl, U., Karlowski, P., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B. and Jochum, K.P., 2016. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research Bibliographic Review 2015. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Vol. 40(4), p. 599–601

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Jochum, K.P., Wilson, S.A., Becker, H., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Groschopf, N., Kadlag; Y., Macholdt, D.S., Mertz-Kraus, R., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B. and Stracke A., 2016. FeMnOx-1: A microanalytical reference material for the investigation of Mn-Fe rich geological samples. Chemical Geology, Vol. 432, p. 34–40

Click here to read the publication and click here to access the supplementary information including details on the preparation of FeMnOx-1

2.

Weis, U., Schwager, B., Nohl, U., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B., Karlowski, P. and Jochum, K.P., 2015. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research Bibliographic Review 2014. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, Vol. 39(4), p. 497–500

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Otter, L.M., Wehrmeister, U., Enzmann, F., Wolf, M. and Jacob, D.E., 2014. A Look inside a Remarkably Large Beaded South Sea Cultured Pearl. Gems & Gemology, 50(1), 58-62

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Selected international conference abstracts:

Asterisk (*) denotes presenting author

Underlined names denote supervised / mentored student authors

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Otter, L.M.*, Medd, O.M., Williams, I.S., Stern, R.A., Förster, M.W., Rodrigues-Sanz, S.L., He, M. and Abram, N.J., submitted. Advancements in SIMS oxygen isotope calibration of marine biogenic aragonite. Geoanalysis2024, Wuhan, China

10.

Otter, L.M.*, Eder, K., Kilburn, M.R., Yang, L., O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B., Cairney, J.M. and Jacob, D.E. Visualizing nacre growth and the amorphous to crystalline phase transformation in strontium-labelled bivalve shells. Goldschmidt 2023, Lyon, France

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Otter, L.M.*, Eder, K., Kilburn, M.R., O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B., Cairney, J.M. and Jacob, D.E. Growth dynamics and amorphous-to-crystalline phase transformation in natural nacre. Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Biomineralization, Barcelona, Spain

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Otter, L.M.*, O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B. and Jacob, D.E. Chemical imaging of biominerals at nano-length scales via photo-induced force microscopy (PiFM). Geoanalysis 2022, Freiberg, Germany

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Otter, L.M.*, Förster, M.W., Belousova, E., O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B., Clark, S., Foley, S.F. and Jacob, D.E. Photo-induced force microscopy (PiFM): A new technique at the (bio)mineralogist’s fingertips. Goldschmidt 2020, Virtual

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Otter, L.M.*, Eder, K., Gim, J., Hovden, R., Kilburn, M.R., Yang, L. Cairney, J.M., and Jacob, D.E. New Perspectives On The Nacre-Organic Interface In Bivalve Shells. Goldschmidt 2020, Virtual

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Otter, L.M.*, Trimby. P., Henry, H., Kilburn, M.R., Eder, K., Agbaje, O.B.A., Gim, J., Hovden, R., Cairney, J.M., Mazumdar, S. and Jacob, D.E. Bivalve shell architectures: new insights from pulsed Sr-labelling and correlative micro/nanoanalysis. Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, Spain

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Otter, L.M.*, Eder, K., Branson, O., Cairney, J.M., Yang, L. and Jacob, D.E. Nanoscale Inhomogeneities in Nacre: New Analytical Challenges for the Atom Probe. Geoanalysis 2018, Sydney, Australia

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Otter, L.M.*, Kosnik, M.A., M.R. Kilburn, M.R., Sorowka, A., Hoppe, P., Williamson, J.E. and Jacob, D.E. Submicron Architecture of Bivalve Shells revealed by Microbeam Techniques. Goldschmidt 2017, Paris, France

2.

Otter, L.M.*, Macholdt, D.S., Jochum, K.P., B. Stoll, U. Weis, Weber, B., Scholz, Al-Amri, A.M. and Andreae M.O. Desert varnish and dust: Nano- and femtosecond LA-ICP-MS studies of major and trace elements. Goldschmidt 2015, Prague, Czech Republic

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Otter, L.M.*, Wehrmeister, U., Enzmann, F. and Jacob, D.E. High resolution computed micro-tomography: Insights into a hollow beaded cultured pearl. GIT Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

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