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Refereed journal articles

    • Cory, R.M., C.P. Ward, B.C Crump, G. W. Kling. (2014) Sunlight controls water column processing of carbon in arctic fresh waters. Science, 10.1126/science.1253119

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  • Sleighter, R.L., R. M. Cory, L. A. Kaplan, H. A.N. Abdulla, P. G. Hatcher. (2014) A Coupled geochemical and biogeochemical approach to characterize bio-reactivity of dissolved organic matter from a headwater stream. J. Geophys. Res, Biogeosciences, In Press, 10.1002/2013JG002600
  • Ward, C.P., R.L. Sleighter, P.G. Hatcher, R. M. Cory. (2014) Insights into the complete and partial photooxidation of black carbon in surface waters. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, DOI: 10.1039/c3em00597f
  • Page, S.E., J. R. Logan, R. M. Cory, K. McNeill. (2014) Evidence for dissolved organic matter as the primary source and sink of photochemically produced hydroxyl radical in arctic surface waters. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, DOI: 10.1039/c3em00596h
  • Lyon, B. A., R. M. Cory, H. S. Weinberg. (2014) Changes in dissolved organic matter fluorescence and disinfection byproduct formation from UV and subsequent chlorination/chloramination. J. Haz. Mat., 47, 411-419.
  • Page, S. E. , G. W. Kling, M. Sander, K. H. Harrold, R. Logan, K. McNeill, R.M. Cory. (2013) Dark formation of hydroxyl radical in arctic soil and surface waters. Environ. Sci. Technol, 47, 12860-12867, 10.1021/es4033265
  • Cawley, K., D.M. McKnight, P.L. Miller, R.M. Cory, R. Fimmen, J. Geurard, M. Dieser, C. Jaros, Y.P. Chin, C. F. Foreman. (2013) Characterization of fulvic acid fractions of dissolved organic matter during ice-out in a hyper-eutrophic, coastal pond in Antarctica Environ. Res. Lett. 8 (4) 1-10. doi: doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/045015
  • Foreman, M. C., R.M. Cory, C. E. Morris, M. D. SanCelements, H. J. Smith, J. T. Lisle, P. L. Miller, Y. P. Chin, D.M. McKnight. (2013) Microbial growth under humic-free conditions in a supraglcial stream system on the Cotton Glacier, Antarctica. Environ. Res. Lett. 8 (3) 1-11. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035022
  • Shields, J.G., A. Wang , R. M. Cory, J. R. Stewart. (2013) Determination of specific types and relative levels of QPCR inhibitors in environmental water samples using excitation–emission matrix spectroscopy and PARAFAC. Wat. Res. 47 (10) 3467-3476.
  • Cory, R. M., B.C. Crump, J.A. Dobkowski, G.W. Kling (2013) Surface exposure to sunlight stimulates CO2 release from permafrost soil carbon in the Arctic. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 110 (9) 3429-3434, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1214104110
  • Remucal, C.K., R.M. Cory, M. Sander, K. McNeill. (2012) Low molecular weight components in an aquatic humic substance as characterized by membrane dialysis and orbitrap mass spectrometry. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 9350-9359. doi:10.1021/es302468q
  • Cory, R.M., L.A. Kaplan (2012) Biological lability of streamwater fluorescent dissolved organic matter. Limnol. Oceanogr. 57(5): 1347-1380, doi:10.4319/lo.2012.57.5.1347
  • Peterson, B.M., A.M. McNally, R. M. Cory, J. D. Thoemke, J. B. Cotner, K. McNeill. (2012) Spatial and temporal distribution of singlet oxygen in Lake Superior. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46 (13): 7222-7229. doi: 10.1021/es301105e
  • Bone, A. J., B. P. Colman, A. P. Gondikas, K. M. Newton, K. H. Harrold, R. M. Cory, J. M. Unrine, S. J. Klaine, C. W. Matson, R. T. Di Giulio. (2012) Biotic and abiotic interactions in aquatic microcosms determine fate and toxicity of Ag nanoparticles: Part 2 –Toxicity and Ag speciation. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46 (13): 6925-6933. doi: 10.1021/es204683m
  • Grannas,A. M., R. M. Cory, P. L. Miller, Y. Chin, D. M. McKnight, (2012) The role of dissolved organic matter in arctic surface waters in the photolysis of hexachlorobenzene and lindane. J. Geophys. Res, Biogeosciences 117:G01003, doi:10.1029/2010JG001518
  • Lutz, B. D., E. S. Bernhardt, B. J. Roberts, R. M. Cory, P. J. Mulholland (2012) Distinguishing dynamics of dissolved organic matter components in a forested stream using kinetic enrichments. Limnol. Oceanogr. 57: 76-89, doi:10.4319/lo.2012.57.1.0076
  • Maie, N., Y. Yamashita, R. M. Cory, J. N. Boyer, R. Jaffe. (2012) Application of excitation emission matrix fluorescence monitoring in the assessment of spatial and seasonal drivers of dissolved organic matter composition: Sources and physical disturbance controls. Appl. Geochem. 27: 917-929, doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2011.12.021
  • Fang, X., J. Mao, R. M. Cory, D. M. McKnight, K. Schmidt-Rohr. (2011) 15N and 13C{14N} NMR investigation of the major nitrogen-containing segment in an aquatic fulvic acid: Evidence for a hydantoin derivative. Magn. Reson. Chem. 49: 775-780, doi:10.1002/mrc.2816
  • Merck, M.F., B.T. Neilson, R.M. Cory, G.W. Kling. (2011) Variability of in-stream and riparian storage in a beaded arctic stream. Hydrol. Proc. doi: 10.1002/hyp.8323
  • Foreman, C.M., M. Dieser, M. Greenwood, R.M. Cory, J. Laybourn-Parry, J.T. Lisle, C. Jaros, P.L. Miller, Y.P. Chin, D.M. McKnight. (2011) When a habitat freezes solid: microorganisms over-winter within the ice column of a coastal Antarctic. FEMS Mircrobiol. Ecol. 76(3): 401-412 doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01061.x
  • Cory, R.M.,K. McNeill, J.B. Cotner, A.M. Amado, J. Purcell, A. Marshall. (2010) Singlet oxygen in the coupled photo and biochemical processing of dissolved organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol., 44 (10): 3683-3689. doi:10.1021/es902989y
  • Miller, M.P., B. E. Simone, D. M. McKnight, R.M. Cory, M. W. Williams, E. W. Boyer. (2010) New light on a dark subject: comment. Aquatic Sciences, 72 (3): 269-275. doi:10.1007/s00027-010-0130-2
  • Yamashita, Y., R. M. Cory, J. Nishioka, K. Kuma, E. Tanoue, R. Jaffé (2010) Fluorescence characteristics of dissolved organic matter in the deep waters of the Okhotsk Sea and the northwestern North Pacific Ocean, Deep Sea Research Part II: Topics in Oceanography, 57: 1478-1485. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2010.02.016
  • Cory, R.M., M.P. Miller, J. Guerard, D.M. McKnight, P. L. Miller (2010) Effect of instrument-specific response on the analysis of fulvic acid fluorescence spectra. Limnol. Oceanogr.: Methods 8: 67–78.
  • Fellman, J.B., M.P. Miller, R.M. Cory, D.V. D’Amore, D. White (2009) Characterizing dissolved organic matter using PARAFAC modeling of fluorescence spectroscopy: a comparison of two models. Environ. Sci. Technol., 43(16): 6228-6234. doi:10.1021/es900143g
  • Cory, R.M., J.B. Cotner, K. McNeill (2009) Quantifying interactions between singlet oxygen and aquatic fulvic acids. Environ. Sci. Technol., 43(3): 718–723. doi:10.1021/es801847g
  • Jaffé, R., D. M. McKnight, N. Maie, R.M. Cory, W.H. McDowell, J.L. Campbell (2008) Spatial and temporal variations in DOM composition in ecosystems: The importance of long-term monitoring of optical properties. J. Geophys. Res, Biogeosciences, 113 (G04032) 15 pages.
  • Cory, R.M.,D.M. McKnight, Y. Chin, P. Miller, C. Jaros (2007) Chemical characteristics of fulvic acids from Arctic surface waters: microbial contributions and photochemical transformations. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosciences, 112, doi:10.1029/2006JG000343
  • Mladenov, N., D.M. McKnight, S.A. Macko, M. Norris, R.M. Cory, L. Ramberg (2007) Chemical characterization of DOM in channels of a seasonal wetland. Aquatic Sciences, 69 (4): 456-471.
  • Fimmen, R.L., R.M. Cory, Y.P. Chin, T. D. Trouts, D. M. McKnight (2007) Probing the oxidation-reduction properties of terrestrially and microbially derived dissolved organic matter. Geochemica Acta, 71 (12): 3003-3015. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2007.04.009
  • Mao, J.D., R. M. Cory, D. M. McKnight, K. Schmidt-Rohr (2007) Characterization of a nitrogen-rich fulvic acid and its precursor algae from solid state NMR. Organic Geochemistry, 38 (8): 1277-1292. doi:10.1007/s00027-007-0905-2
  • Williams, M.W., M. Knauf, R. Cory, N. Caine, F. Liu (2007) Nitrate content and potential microbial signature of rock glacier outflow, Colorado Front Range. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 32 (7):1032-1047. doi:10.1002/esp.1455
  • Bade, D.L., S. R. Carpenter, J. J. Cole, M. L. Pace, E. Kritzberg, M. C. Van de Bogert, R. M. Cory, D. M. McKnight (2007) Sources and fates of dissolved organic carbon in lakes as determined by whole-lake carbon isotope additions. Biogeochemistry, 84 (2): 115-129. doi:10.1007/s10533-006-9013-y
  • Miller, M., D.M. McKnight, R. M. Cory, M. Williams, R. Runkel (2006) Hyporheic exchange and fulvic acid redox reactions in an alpine stream/wetland ecosystem, Colorado Front Range. Environ. Sci. Technol., 40 (19): 5943-5949. doi:10.1021/es060635j
  • Cory, R.M., D.M. McKnight (2005) Fluorescence spectroscopy reveals ubiquitous presence of oxidized and reduced quinones in dissolved organic matter. Environ. Sci. Technol., 39 (21): 8142-8149. doi:10.1021/es0506962
  • Cory, R.M., S.A. Green, K.S. Pregitzer (2004) Dissolved organic matter concentration and composition in the forests and streams of Olympic National Park, WA.Biogeochemistry, 67 (3): 269-288. doi:10.1023/B:BIOG.0000015785.71785.20
  • Fulton, J.R., D. M. McKnight, C. Foreman, R.M. Cory, C. Stedmon, E. Blunt (2004) Changes in fulvic acid redox state through the oxycline of a permanently ice-covered Antarctic Lake. Aquatic Sciences, 66 (1): 27-46. doi:10.1007/s00027-003-0691-4

Edited book chapters

  • Stedmon, C.A., R.M. Cory. 2014. Biological origins and fate of fluorescent dissolved organic matter in aquatic environments. In: Coble, P.G., Lead, J.R., Baker, A, and Reynolds, D. (Eds.), Fluorescence Applications in Aquatic Science. Cambridge University Press, NY.
  • Cory, R.M., E.B. Boyer, D.M. McKnight. 2011. (invited) Spectral Methods to Advance Understanding of Dissolved Organic Carbon Dynamics in Forested Catchments. In: Levia, D.F., Carlyle-Moses, D.E. and Tanaka, T. (Eds.), Forest Hydrology and Biogeochemistry: Synthesis of Past Research and Future Directions. Ecological Studies Series, No. 216, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany.