International  Center  for  Isotope  Effects  Research

Nanjing University

2022-09-26 09:45 Pro. Chris Butch from College of Engineering and Applied Sciences  gave us a talk named “Big data in biomolecular isotope mapping by machine learned fractionation calculations”.
2022-09-22 14:28 Photo of ICIER 2022
2022-09-01 10:20 Prof. Xiaobin Cao co-leaded the field trip of undergraduate students from School of Earth Science and Engineering, Nanjing University from 2022-08-21 to 2022-09-10.
2022-08-19 16:37 Pro. Wei Li from School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Nanjing University gave us a talk entitled  "Zn isotope fractionation at mineral/water interface".
2022-08-16 10:57 Meng Guo from Yale University will give us a talk.
2022-08-07 10:06 Dr. Xiaobin Cao published a paper on Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta named "Diffusional isotope fractionation of singly and doubly substituted isotopologues of H2, N2 and O2 during air-water gas trans...
2022-07-05 10:00 Dr. Naizhong Zhang from Tokyo Tech  gave us a talk entitled  "Abiotic methane formation in nature: information from clumped isotope analysis of laboratory synthesized methane".
2022-06-14 15:43 Dr. Bryan Killingsworth from USGS gave us a talk entitled  "A d18O perspective on SO4-H2O-O2 triple oxygen isotopes".
2022-06-08 14:06 Prof. Shohei Hattori won the "Hirata Award (平田賞)" for the Japanese Society of Snow and Ice (日本雪氷学会). The award ceremony and presentation will be given in October 4th, 2022.
2022-05-30 11:23 Prof. Huiming Bao attended ISI + Isotopes joint conference in Zurich, Switzerland.   ISI + Isotopes 2022 conference organizer Dr. Joachim Mohn (EMPA, Switzerland) was giving a welcome speech on the ...
2022-05-17 16:28 Dr. Junbo Ren from Jilin University gave us a talk entitled "Stable isotopes of Cenozoic mummified fossil wood cellulose and their paleoclimatic implications".
2022-05-10 11:17 Dr. Mimi Chen from PKU gave us a talk entitled "When atmospheric S met hydrothermal S in Archean deep ocean".              

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ICIER is a cross-college and cross-discipline research hub.  Our faculty members are affiliated with different colleges in Nanjing University. Both Chinese and English are primary means of scientific communication at ICIER.



Cao X. (2022). Diffusional isotope fractionation of singly and doubly substituted isotopologues of H2, N2 and O2 during air-water gas transfer. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 332: 78-87.


Akers, P.D., Savarino, J., Caillon, N., Servettaz, A.P., Le Meur, E., Magand, O., Martins, J., Agosta, C., Crockford, P., Kobayashi, K., Hattori, S., Curran, M., van Ommen, T., Jong, L., Roberts, J.L. Sunlight-driven nitrate loss records Antarctic surface mass balance. Nature Communications 13, 4274 (2022).


Fairchild, I. J., Bao, H., Windmill, R. & Boomer, I. (2022). The Marinoan cap carbonate of Svalbard: Syngenetic marine dolomite with 17O-anomalous carbonate-associated sulphate. The Depositional Record, 00, 1– 26.


Peng, Y., H. Bao, G. Jiang, P. Crockford, D. Feng, S. Xiao, A. J. Kaufman and J. Wang (2022). A transient peak in marine sulfate after the 635-Ma snowball Earth. Proc Natl Acad Sci  U S A, 119(19): e2117341119.


Miyamoto, C., Iizuka, Y., Matoba, S., Hattori, S. and Takahashi, Y., 2022. Gypsum formation from calcite in the atmosphere recorded in aerosol particles transported and trapped in Greenland ice core sample is a signature of secular change of SO2 emission in East Asia. Atmospheric Environment, 278, p.119061.


Kantnerová, K., Hattori, S., Toyoda, S., Yoshida, N., Emmenegger, L., Bernasconi, S.M. and Mohn, J., 2022. Clumped isotope signatures of nitrous oxide formed by bacterial denitrification. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 328, 120-129, 2022


Yan, H.Peng, YB., Bao, HM. Isotope fractionation during capillary leaking in an isotope ratio mass spectrometer. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, v. 36, no. 11, e9290.


Ma, HR., Shen, B., Lang, XG., Peng, YB. et al. Active biogeochemical cycles during the Marinoan global glaciation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 321: 155-169.


Han, T., Peng, YB., Bao, HM. Sulfate-limited euxinic seawater facilitated Paleozoic massively bedded barite deposition. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 582: 117419.




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