Karp A. T., Holman A. I., Hopper P., Grice K. and Freeman K. H. (2020) Fire Distinguishers: Refined interpretations of paleofire from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 289, 93–113. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2020.08.024.
Lyons, S.L., Karp A.T., Bralower T., Grice K., Schaeffer B., Gulick S., Morgan J., Freeman K. H. (2020) Organic Matter from the Chicxulub Crater Exacerbated the K-Pg Impact WinterPNAS Available at: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2004596117
Theses Karp A.T., (2020) The role of fire ecology in vegetation change during the Neogene: New applications of molecular and isotopic proxies for vegetation burning in the paleorecord. Pennsylvania State University. Ph.D. Dissertation.
Karp A.T., (2015) Using leaf wax biomarkers to constrain land-use change associated with Mississippian settlements. Washington University in St. Louis Senior Honors Papers
In Review and Revision Karp A.T., Uno K.T., Polissar P.J., Freeman K.H. (in revision) Late Miocene C4 grassland-fire feedbacks on the Indian Subcontinent. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology
Polissar P.J., Uno K.T., Phelps, S.R, Karp A.T., Freeman K.H., Pensky, J.L. (in revision) Hydrologic changes drove the Late Miocene expansion of C4 grasslands on Northern Indian Subcontinent Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Podrug E, McClure S.B., Kačar S., Perhoč Z., Reed K., Tykot H.R., Marguš D., Mazzucco N., Guilbeau D., Jović J, Ilijanić N., Miko S., Ivkić I., Tadesse V.H., Karp A.T. (in review) The results of the archaeological excavation of the central-political settlement and the geological exploration of the paleo-lake in the Bribirsko-ostrovski polje (northern Dalmatia). Croatian Archaeological Society
Presentations (selected abstracts)
Karp A.T., Uno, K.T.,Polissar, P.J., Freeman K.H., (2018) Fire Distinguishers: Molecular and isotopic tools for identifying grassland burning in deep time. 2018 AGU Annual Meeting Washington, D.C. (Oral Presentation)
Karp A.T., Behrensmeyer A.K., Freeman K.H., (2017) Molecular evidence suggests an active fire-feedback triggered Late-Miocene C4 grassland expansion on the Indian Subcontinent. 2017 GSA Annual Meeting Seattle, WA (Oral Presentation)
Karp A.T., Miller R., Miko S., Ilijanić N., McClure S., Kennett D., Freeman K.H. (2017) Linking the Neolithic farmers of Dalmatia to their paleoenvironment: A preliminary carbon analysis of paleolake sediments. PSU Human Ecology Symposium (Poster Presentation)
Karp A.T., Behrensmeyer A.K., Tipple B.J., Freeman K.H. (2016) Grassland Expansion in the Miocene: A Fire Biomarker Comparison Between Two Records of Ecological Change. 2016 PSU Env. Chem. & Microbio. Symposium (Oral Presentation)
Karp A.T., Suess M., Bradley A.S., (2014). Using leaf wax biomarkers to constrain land-use change associated with Mississippian settlements. 2014 Midwest Geobiology Symposium (Poster Presentation)
"Molecular insights on fire ecology and carbon cycling during the Neogene C4 expansion in Australia" Geological Society of America 2019 Annual Meeting, Session T121, Phoenix, Arizona, September 2019
"Grassland fire ecology has roots in the late Miocene" Early Career Scientists Symposium, Stable isotopes in ecology, evolution, and conservation, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Michigan, March 2019
"Reconstructing paleo-fire feedbacks during the expansion of grassland ecosystems" Climate Dynamics Seminar Series, Earth System Science Center, Pennsylvania State University, February 2019 "Grassland fire ecology has roots in the late Miocene" Sprigg Center Seminar, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Adelaide, Australia , September 2018