Publications

Journal Articles

  • Waghorn, K.A., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Plaza-Faverola, A., Johnson, J.E., Bunz, S., and Waage, M., 2020.  Crustal processes sustain Arctic abiotic gas hydrate and fluid flow systems. Sci Rep 10, 10679 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-67426-3
  • Meazell, P.K., Flemings, P.B., Santra, M., and Johnson, J.E., 2020. Sedimentology and stratigraphy of a deep-water gas hydrate reservoir in the northern Gulf of Mexico, (in press; preliminary version published online Ahead of Print 22 June 2020: AAPG Bulletin, DOI:10.1306/05212019027.
  • Gale, A.S., Little, C.T.S, Johnson, J.E., and Giosan, L. 2020. A new neolepadid cirripede from a Pleistocene cold seep, Krishna-Godavari Basin, offshore India. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 65 (2): 351–362.  http://www.app.pan.pl/article/item/app007052019.html
  • Honsberger, I.W., Laird, J., and Johnson, J.E., 2020. A Laurentian margin subduction perspective: Geodynamic constraints from phase equilibria modeling of barroisite greenstones, northern USA Appalachians. Geological Society of America Bulletin. 10.1130/B35456.1.
  • Argentino, C., Johnson, J. E., Conti, S., Fioroni, C., & Fontana, D., 2020. Preservation of 34S-enriched sulfides in fossil sulfate-methane transition zones: new evidence from Miocene outcrops of the northern Apennines (Italy). GEO-MARINE LETTERS, 40(3), 379-390. doi:10.1007/s00367-020-00644-w
  • Argentino, C., Conti, S., Crutchley, G.J., Fioroni, C., Fontana, D., Johnson, J.E., 2019. Methane-derived authigenic carbonates on accretionary ridges: Miocene case studies in the northern Apennines (Italy) compared with modern submarine counterparts. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 102, pp. 860-872, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.01.026.
  • Wik, M., Johnson, J.E., Crill, P.M., DeStasio, J.P., Erickson, L., Halloran, M.J., Fahnestock, M.F., Crawford, M.K., Phillips, S.C., and Varner, R. K., 2018. Sediment characteristics and methane ebullition in three subarctic lakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 123, pp. 1-13.https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JG004298
  • Waghorn, K.A., Bünz, S., Plaza-Faverola, A., and Johnson, J.E., 2018. 3-D Seismic Investigation of a Gas Hydrate and Fluid Flow System on an Active Mid-Ocean Ridge; Svyatogor Ridge, Fram Strait. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 19. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GC007482.
  • Schneider, A., Panieri, G., Lepland, A., Consolaro, C., Crémière, A., Forwick, M., Johnson, J.E., Plaza-Faverola, A., Sauer, S., and Knies, J., 2018. Methane seepage at Vestnesa Ridge (NW Svalbard) since the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 193, pp. 98-117. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.06.006
  • Phillips, S.C., Hong, W-L., Johnson, J.E., Fahnestock, M.F., Bryce, J.G., 2018. Authigenic carbonate formation influenced by freshwater inputs and methanogenesis in coal-bearing strata offshore Shimokita, Japan (IODP Site C0020). Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 96, p. 288-303. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2018.06.007
  • Graw, M.F., D’Angelo, G., Borchers, M., Thurber, A.R., Johnson, J.E., Zhang, C., Liu, H., and Colwell, F.S., 2018. Energy Gradients Structure Microbial Communities Across Sediment Horizons in Deep Marine Sediments of the South China Sea. Front. Microbiol. 9:729. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00729
  • Knies, J., Daszinnies, M., Plaza-Faverola, A., Chand, S., Sylta, O., Bünz, S., Johnson, J.E., Mattingsdal, R., and Mienert, J., 2018. Modelling persistent methane seepage offshore western Svalbard since early Pleistocene, Marine and Petroleum Geology, vol. 91, pp. 800-811. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264817218300205?via%3Dihub
  • Wallmann, K., Riedel, M., Hong, W. L., Patton, H., Hubbard, A., Pape, T., Hsu, C. W., Schmidt, C., Johnson, J. E., Torres, M. E., Andreassen, K., Berndt, C., Bohrmann, G., 2018. Gas hydrate dissociation off Svalbard induced by isostatic rebound rather than global warming. Nature Communications, 9:83, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02550-9. http://rdcu.be/EiCz
  • Giosan, L., Ponton, C., Usman, M., Blusztajn, J., Fuller, D. Q., Galy, V., Haghipour, N., Johnson, J. E., McIntyre, C., Wacker, L., and Eglinton, T. I., 2017. Short communication: Massive erosion in monsoonal central India linked to late Holocene land cover degradation, Earth Surf. Dynam., 5, 781-789. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-5-781-2017
  • Panieri, G., Bünz, S., Fornari, D.J., Escartin, J., Serov, P., Jansson, P., Torres, M.E., Johnson, J.E., Hong, W-L., Sauer, S., Torres, M.E., Garcia, R., and Gracias, N., 2017. An integrated view of the methane system in the pockmarks at Vestnesa Ridge, 79°N. Marine Geology, v. 390, pp. 282-300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2017.06.006
  • Phillips, S.C., Johnson, J.E., Clyde, W.C., Setera, J.B., Maxbauer, D.P., Severmann, S., and Riedinger, N., 2017. Rock magnetic and geochemical evidence for authigenic magnetite formation via iron reduction in coal-bearing sediments offshore Shimokita Peninsula, Japan (IODP Site C0020). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 18, i 6, pp. 2076–2098. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GC006943/abstract
  • Johnson, J.E., Waghorn, K.A., Mienert, J., and Bünz, S., 2016. The Potential for Abiotic Methane in Arctic Gas Hydrates. Fire in the Ice, The National Energy Technology Laboratory Methane Hydrate Newsletter, vol. 16, issue 1, p. 9-12. https://www.netl.doe.gov/research/oil-and-gas/methane-hydrates/fire-in-the-ice
  • Bolton, C.T., Hernandez-Sanchez M.T., Fuertes, M.-A., Gonzales-Lemos, S., Abrevaya, L., Mendez-Vicente, A., Flores, J.-A., Probert, I., Giosan, L., Johnson, J.E., and Stoll, H.M., 2016. Decrease in coccolithophore calcification and CO2since the middle Miocene. Nature Communications. 7:10284 doi: 10.1038/ncomms10284 (2016). http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2016/160114/ncomms10284/pdf/ncomms10284.pdf
  • Zorzi, C., Goñi, M.F.S., Anupama, K., Prasad, S., Hanquiez, V., Johnson, J.E., Giosan, L., 2015. Indian monsoon variations during three contrasting climatic periods: The Holocene, Heinrich Stadial 2 and the last interglacial–glacial transition. Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 125, pp. 50-60. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.06.009
  • Johnson, J.E., Mienert, J., Plaza-Faverola, A., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Knies, J., Bünz, S., Andreassen, K., and Ferré, B., 2015. Abiotic methane from ultraslow-spreading ridges can charge Arctic gas hydrates. Geology, v. 43, no.5, p. 371-374, doi:10.1130/G36440.1 https://doi.org/10.1130/G36440.1
  • Ali, S., Hathorne, E.C., Frank, M., Gebregiorgis, D., Stattegger, K., Stumpf, R., Kutterolf, S., Johnson, J.E., and Giosan, L., 2015. South Asian monsoon history over the past 60 kyr recorded by radiogenic isotopes and clay mineral assemblages in the Andaman Sea. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, v. 16, p. 505-521. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014GC005586
  • PlazaFaverola, A., Bünz, S. Johnson, J.E., Chand, S., Knies, J., Mienert, J. and Franek, P., 2015. Role of tectonic stress in seepage evolution along the gas hydratecharged Vestnesa Ridge, Fram Strait, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 42, p. 733-742. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2014GL062474
  • Johnson, J.E., Phillips, S.C., Torres, M.E., Piñero, E., Rose, K.K., Giosan, L., 2014. Influence of total organic carbon deposition on the inventory of gas hydrate in the Indian continental margins, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 406-424. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.08.021.
  • Phillips, S.C., Johnson, J.E., Underwood, M.B., Guo, J., Giosan, L., and Rose, K., 2014. Long-timescale variation in bulk and clay mineral composition of Indian continental margin sediments in the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea, and Andaman Sea, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 117-138. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.06.018.
  • Phillips, S.C., Johnson, J.E., Giosan, L., and Rose, K., 2014. Monsoon-influenced variation in productivity and lithogenic sediment flux since 110 ka in the offshore Mahanadi Basin, northern Bay of Bengal, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 502-525. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.05.007
  • Teichert, B.M.A., Johnson, J.E., Solomon, E.A., Giosan, L., Rose, K., Kocherla, M., Connolly, E.C., and Torres, M.E., 2014. Composition and origin of authigenic carbonates in the Krishna-Godavari and Mahanadi Basins, eastern continental margin of India, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 438-460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.08.023
  • Rose, K.K., Johnson, J.E., Torres, M.E., Hong, W-L., Giosan, L., Solomon, E.A., Kastner, M., Cawthern, T., Long, P.E., Schaef, H.T., 2014. Anomalous porosity preservation and preferential accumulation of gas hydrate in the Andaman accretionary wedge, NGHP-01 site 17A, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 99-116. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.04.009
  • Cawthern, T., Johnson, J.E., Giosan, L., Flores, J.A., Rose, K., Solomon, E., 2014. A Late Miocene–Early Pliocene biogenic silica crash in the Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 490-501. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.07.026
  • Flores, J.A., Johnson, J.E., Mejía-Molina, A.E., Álvarez, M.C., Sierro, F.J., Singh, S.D., Mahanti, S., and Giosan, L., 2014. Sedimentation rates from calcareous nannofossil and planktonic foraminifera biostratigraphy in the Andaman Sea, northern Bay of Bengal, and eastern Arabian Sea, Marine and Petroleum Geology, v. 58, p. 425-437. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.08.011
  • Sweeney, E., Gardner, J.V., Johnson, J.E., and Mayer, L.A., 2012. Geological interpretation of a low-backscatter anomaly found on the New Jersey continental margin. Marine Geology, v. 326-328, pp. 46-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2012.08.007
  • Goldfinger, C., Nelson, C.H., Morey, A.E., Johnson, J.E., Patton, J.R., Karabanov, E., Gutiérrez- Pastor, J., Eriksson, A.T., Gràcia, E., Dunhill, G., Enkin, R.J., Dallimore, A., and Vallier, T., 2012, Turbidite event history—Methods and implications for Holocene paleoseismicity of the Cascadia subduction zone: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1661–F, 170 p. (Available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/pp/pp1661f/).
  • Ponton, C., Giosan, L., Eglinton, T.I., Fuller, D.Q., Johnson, J.E., Kumar, P., and Collett, T.S., 2012. Holocene aridification of India, Geophysical Research Letters 39, L03704:10.1029/2011GL050722. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2011GL050722
  • Phillips, S.C., Johnson, J.E., Miranda, E., Disenhof, C., 2011, Improving CHN measurements in carbonate-rich marine sediments. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, vol 9, pp. 194-203, DOI 10:4319/lom.2011.9.194. http://dx.doi.org/10.4319/lom.2011.9.194
  • Johnson, J.E., Solway, D., Disenhof, C., Torres, M.E., Hong, W-L., Rose, K., 2010, Identifying Slope Failure Deposits from a Potentially Mixed Magnetic Susceptibility Signal in Gas Hydrate Bearing Regions. Fire in the Ice, The National Energy Technology Laboratory Methane Hydrate Newsletter, vol. 10, issue 3, p. 20-24. http://www.netl.doe.gov/research/oil-and-gas/methane-hydrates/fire-in-the-ice
  • Paull, C.K., Ussler III, W., Holbrook, W.S., Hill, T.M., Haflidason, H., Winters, W., Lorenson, T., Aiello, I., Johnson, J.E., and Lundsten, E., 2010. The tail of the Storegga Slide: insights from the geochemistry and sedimentology of the Norwegian Basin Deposits. Sedimentology, 57, pp. 1409-1429, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2010.01150.x. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3091.2010.01150.x
  • Paull, C.K., Schlining, B., Ussler, W. III, Lundsten, E., Barry, J.P., Caress, D.W., Johnson, J.E., and McGann, M., 2010. Submarine Mass Transport Within Monterey Canyon: Benthic Disturbance Controls on the Distribution of Chemosynthetic Biological Communities. In D.C. Mosher et al (eds.), Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research, vol. 28, Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3071-9_19
  • Gutierrez-Pastor, J., Nelson, C.H., Goldfinger, C., Johnson, J.E., Escutia, C., Eriksson, A., Morey, A.E., and Shipboard Scientific Party, 2009. Earthquake Control of Holocene Turbidite Frequency Confirmed by Hemipelagic Sedimentation Chronology on the Cascadia and Northern California Active Continental Margins. In: External Controls on Deep-Water Depositional Systems SEPM Special Publication No. 92 (CD version), Copyright © 2009 SEPM (Society for Sedimentary Geology), ISBN 978-1-56576-200-8, p. 179–197. http://sp.sepmonline.org/content/sepsp092/1.toc
  • Goldfinger, C., Grijalva, K., Bürgmann, R. Morey, A.E., Johnson, J.E., Nelson, C.H.,Gutiérrez-Pastor, J., Ericsson, A., Karabanov, E., Chaytor, J.D., Patton, J., and Gràcia, E., 2008, Late Holocene Rupture of the Northern San Andreas Fault and Possible Stress Linkage to the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 98 (2), 861-889, doi: 10.1785/0120060411. http://dx.doi.org/10.1785/0120060411
  • Paull, C.K., Ussler, W. III, Holbrook, S.W., Hill, T.M., Keaten, R., Mienert, J., Haflidason, H., Johnson, J.E., Winters, W.J., and Lorenson, T.D., 2007, Origin of pockmarks and chimney structures on the flanks of the Storegga Slide, offshore Norway. Geo-Marine Letters, DOI 10.1007/s00367-007-0088-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00367-007-0088-9
  • Goldfinger, C., Morey, A., Nelson, C. Hans, Gutierrez-Pastor, J., Johnson, J.E., Karabanov, E., Chaytor, J., Eriksson, A., 2007, Rupture lengths and temporal history of significant earthquakes on the offshore and north coast segments of the Northern San Andreas Fault based on turbidite stratigraphy. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 254:9-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2006.11.017
  • Johnson, J.E., Goldfinger, C., Tréhu, A.M., Bangs, N.L.B., Torres, M.E., and Chevallier. J., 2006, North-South Variability in the History of Deformation and Fluid Venting Across Hydrate Ridge, Cascadia Margin. In Tréhu, A.M., Bohrmann, G., Torres, M.E., and Colwell, F.S. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 204 [Online]. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/204_SR/125/125.htm
  • Chevallier, J., Tréhu, A.M., Bangs, N.L., Johnson, J.E., and Meyer, H. J., 2006, Seismic sequence stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution of Southern Hydrate Ridge. In Tréhu, A.M., Bohrmann, G., Torres, M.E., and Colwell, F.S. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 204 [Online]. Available at: http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/204_SR/121/121.htm.
  • Tréhu, A.M., Bohrmann, G., Rack, F.R., Collett, T.S., Goldberg, D.S., Long, P.E., Milkov, A.V., Riedel, M., Bangs, N.L., Barr, S.R., Borowski, W.S., Claypool, G.E., Delwiche, M.E., Dickens, G.R., Gracia, E., Guerin, G., Holland, M., Johnson, J.E., Lee, Y-J, Liu, C-S, Schultheiss, P., Su, X., Teichert, B., Tomaru, H., Torres, M.E., Vanneste, M., Watanabe, M., and Weinberger, J.L., 2004, Three-dimensional distribution of gas hydrate beneath southern Hydrate Ridge: constraints from ODP Leg 204. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 222:845-862. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2004.03.035
  • Tréhu, A.M., Flemings, P.B., Bangs, N.L., Chevallier, J., Gracia, E., Johnson, J.E., Liu, C.-S., Liu, X., Riedel, M., and Torres, M.E., 2004, Feeding methane vents and gas hydrate deposits at south Hydrate Ridge. Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 31, L23310, doi:10.1029/2004GL021286. http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2004GL021286
  • Johnson, J.E., Goldfinger, C., and Suess, E., 2003. Geophysical constraints on the surface distribution of authigenic carbonates across the Hydrate Ridge region, Cascadia margin. Marine Geology, 202 (1-2) 79-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0025-3227(03)00268-8
  • Goldfinger, C. Nelson, C.H., and Johnson, J.E., 2003, Deep-Water Turbidites as Holocene Earthquake Proxies: The Cascadia Subduction Zone and Northern San Andreas Fault Systems. Annals of Geophysics, 46(5), 1169-1194. http://dx.doi.org/10.4401%2Fag-3452
  • Goldfinger, C., Nelson, C.H., and Johnson, J.E., 2003, Holocene Earthquake Records From the Cascadia Subduction Zone and Northern San Andreas Fault Based on Precise Dating of Offshore Turbidites Annual Reviews Earth and Planetary Science, vol. 31, 555 577. http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.earth.31.100901.141246

Data Reports/Conference Proceedings

  • Phillips, S.C., and Johnson, J.E., 2017. Data report: grain size distribution of unconsolidated sands offshore Shimokita Peninsula, Japan (IODP Site C0020). In Inagaki, F., Hinrichs, K.-U., Kubo, Y., and the Expedition 337 Scientists, Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, 337: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.337.203.2017 http://publications.iodp.org/proceedings/337/ERR/CHAPTERS/337_203.PDF
  • Rose, K., Johnson, J.E., Phillips, S.C., Smith, J., Reed, A., Disenhof, C., Presley, J., 2012. MITAS- 2009 Expedition, U.S. Beaufort Shelf and Slope—Lithostratigraphy Data Report; NETL- TRS-2-2012; U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory, 136 pages.
  • Tréhu, A. M., Bangs, N. L., Arsenault, M. A., Bohrmann, G., Goldfinger, C., Johnson, J. E., Nakamura, Y., and Torres, M. E., 2002, Complex Subsurface Plumbing Beneath Southern Hydrate Ridge, Oregon Continental Margin, from High-resolution 3D Seismic Reflection and OBS Data. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Gas Hydrates, Yokohama Japan. May 19-23, 2002, p. 90-96.
  • Nelson, C. Hans., Goldfinger, C., Johnson, J. E., Dunhill, G., 2000, Variation of Modern Turbidite Systems Along the Subduction Zone Margin of Cascadia Basin and Implications for Turbidite Reservoir Beds, In Weimer, P.W., Nelson, C. H. et al. (Editors), Deep-water Reservoirs of the World, Gulf Coast Section Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists Foundation 20th Annual Research Conference, Houston, Texas. Dec. 3, 2000, 31 p.