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Publications:

​​An asterisk (*) denotes shared first authorship

Underlined names denote supervised / mentored student authors

 

Preprints of articles currently under review:

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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 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 - article listed in the "Editor's Choice" collection

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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

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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 for the erratum concerning Figure 3.

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

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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

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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 the Corrigendum concerning Figure 2

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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

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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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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

>>> Movie 1 - 35.3 MB .avi - shows nacre cross-section rotation and deformation of nanograins and organic inclusions

>>> Movie 2 - 28.1 MB .avi shows nacre cross-section with strain contours being deflected by organic inclusions and organic membranes

>>> Movie 3 - 27.1 .avi - shows the prismatic calcite shell layer of P. nobilis behaving stiffer than nacre and absorbs less mechanical energy

>>> Movie 4 - 271 MB .avi - shows abiotic, monolithic aragonite behaving stiff and 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 to see a 3D video animation of the individual zooids inside the bryozoa colony - 60.6 MB .mp4

>>> Click here to see the EBSD map shown in Figure 6c in higher resolution - 6.2 MB ZIP

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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 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

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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 access the FeMnOx synthesis "recipe" - 19.4 KB .docx

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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

Publications in national journals:

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Huong, L.T.T, Otter, L.M., Häger, T., .Ullmann, T., Hofmeister, W., Weis, U. and Jochum, K.P., 2016. Charak-terisierung gelber Danburite aus Luc Yen, Vietnam. Zeitschrift Deutsche Gernmologische Geselschaft, 52 (4), 41–52

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Otter, L.M., Wehrmeister, U., Enzmann, F., Wolf, M. and Jacob, D.E., 2014. Einblicke in eine auflergewohnlich grofle Siidseezuchtperle mittels Rontgen-Mikro-Computertomographie, Zeitschrift Deutsche Gernmologische Geselschaft, 66/1-2,  69-80

Selected international conference abstracts:

Underlined names denote mentored / supervised HDR 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

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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. Visualizing nacre growth and the amorphous to crystalline phase transformation in strontium-labelled bivalve shells. Goldschmidt2023, Lyon, France

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Cisneros-Lazaro, D., Otter, L. M., Adams, A., Daval, D., Vennemann, T., Baumgartner, L. P., Stolarski, J., Bernard, S., Baronnet, A., Grauby, O. Raut, H.K. and Meibom, A., 2023. In-situ identification of the biomacromolecules relevant to diagenetic isotope exchange in biocalcites. Goldschmidt2023, 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. 2022. Growth dynamics and amorphous-to-crystalline phase transformation in natural nacre. Gordon Research Conference on Biomineralization, Barcelona, Spain

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Otter, L.M., O’Reilly, P., Nowak, D.B. and Jacob, D.E., 2022. 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., 2021. Photo-induced force microscopy (PiFM): A new technique at the (bio)mineralogist’s fingertips. Goldschmidt2021, 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. 2020. New Perspectives On The Nacre-Organic Interface In Bivalve Shells. Goldschmidt2020, 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. 2019. Bivalve shell architectures: new insights from pulsed Sr-labelling and correlative micro/nanoanalysis. Goldschmidt2019, Barcelona, Spain

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Otter, L.M., Eder, K., Branson, O., Cairney, J.M., Yang, L. and Jacob, D.E., 2018. Nanoscale Inhomogeneities in Nacre: New Analytical Challenges for the Atom Probe. Geoanalysis2018, 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., 2017. Submicron Architecture of Bivalve Shells revealed by Microbeam Techniques. Goldschmidt2017, Paris, France

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Jochum, K.P., Macholdt, D., Zipfel, J.O., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B., Weis, U. and Andreae, M.O., 2015, Highly Resolved Microanalyses in Varnish from Well-dated Meteorites Collected in the Libyan Desert for Paleoclimate Reconstruction. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts

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Otter, L.M., Macholdt, D.S., Jochum, K.P., B. Stoll, U. Weis, Weber, B., Scholz, Al-Amri, A.M. and Andreae M.O., 2015. 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., 2014. High resolution computed micro-tomography: Insights into a hollow beaded cultured pearl. GIT Thailand, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Other contributions:

Acknowledgements in peer-reviewed publications:

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Lang‐Yona, N., Maier, S., Macholdt, D.S., Müller‐Germann, I., Yordanova, P., Rodriguez‐Caballero, E., Jochum, K.P., Al‐Amri, A., Andreae, M.O., Fröhlich‐Nowoisky, J. and Weber, B., 2018. Insights into microbial involvement in desert varnish formation retrieved from metagenomic analysis. Environmental microbiology reports, 10(3), pp.264-271

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Macholdt, D.S., Jochum, K.P., Pöhlker, C., Arangio, A., Förster, J.D., Stoll, B., Weis, U., Weber, B., Müller, M., Kappl, M. and Shiraiwa, M., 2017. Characterization and differentiation of rock varnish types from different environments by microanalytical techniques. Chemical Geology, 459, pp.91-118.

Open-source contributions:

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Förster, M.W., Otter, L.M., Brocks, J.J., Jayasoma, K., Cisneros-Lazaro, D., Nowak, D., Stolarski, J., Knowles, B., 2024. A PiFM spectral library for the identification of molecular contaminants in geochemical laboratories. Mendeley Data, V1, doi: 10.17632/zmxssj8w38.1

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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. Environmental and seawater chemistry parameters of temperature-controlled bivalve aquaculture experiments and the resulting geochemical compositions of the shells. Mendeley Data, V1, doi: 10.17632/bywms32stn.1

Acknowledgements in open-source contributions:

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Stern, R.A (2024). CCIM-SIMS microbeam reference material chemistry: aragonite S0436, data release 06-2024. Canadian Centre for Isotopic Microanalysis, Research Report 24-02. University of Alberta, Education and Research Archive. https://doi.org/10.7939/r3-d5tc-x642

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Stern, R.A., 2024. CCIM-SIMS microbeam reference material chemistry: calcite S0161, data release 06-2024. Canadian Centre for Isotopic Microanalysis, Research Report 24-01. University of Alberta, Education and Research Archive. https://doi.org/10.7939/r3-dvxt-cy70

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