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  1. Pre-subduction mantle noble gas elemental pattern reveals larger missing xenon in the deep interior compared to the atmosphere.
    Péron S. and Mukhopadhyay S., submitted.
  2. Mars interior accreted chondritic volatiles in the presence of the solar nebula.
    Péron S. and Mukhopadhyay S., in review.
  3. Linked convective cycling of water, chlorine and noble gases through Earth’s mantle.
    Tucker J. M., Mukhopadhyay S., Huh M., Langmuir C. H., Hauri E. H., in review.
  4. Deep mantle krypton reveals Earth’s early accretion of carbonaceous matter.
    Péron S., Mukhopadhyay S., Kurz M. D., Graham D.W., Nature 600, 462-467, 2021
  5. Heavy noble gas signatures of the North Atlantic popping rock 2PD43: Implications for mantle noble gas heterogeneity.
    Parai R. and Mukhopadhyay S., Geochim Cosmochim Acta 294, 89-105, 2021.
  6. Incompatibility of argon during magma ocean crystallization.
    Jackson C. R. M., Williams C. D., Du Z., Bennett N. R., Mukhopadhyay S., Fei Y., Earth Planet Sci Lett 553, 116598, 2021.
  7. A new dual stainless steel cryogenic trap for efficient separation of krypton from argon and xenon.
    Peron S., Mukhopadhyay S., Huh M., J. Anal. At. Spectrom.,, 2020.
  8. The spatial footprint of hydrothermal scavenging on 230Thex-derived mass accumulation rates.
    Middleton J. L., Mukhopadhyay S., Costa K. M., Pavia F. J., Wickler G., McManus J. F., D’Almeida M., Langmuir C. H., Huybers P.  J., Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 272, 218-234, 2020.
  9. The emerging portrait of an ancient, heterogeneous and continuously evolving mantle plume source.
    Parai R., Mukhopadhyay S., Tucker J. M., and Peto M.K., Lithos 346-347, doi:doi.org10.1016/lithos.2091.105133, 2019.
  10. Primitive helium in oceanic basalts originate from seismically slow regions at the core-mantle boundary.
    Williams C. D., Mukhopadhyay S., Rudoplp M. L., and Romanowicz B. Geochemistry, Geophsics, Geosystems, doi:10.1029/2019GC008437, 2019.
  11. A record of Earth’s evolution and mantle dynamics.
    Mukhopadhyay S. and Parai R., Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 47, 389-417, 2019.
  12. Capture of nebular gases during Earth’s accretion.
    Williams C. D. and Mukhopadhyay S., Nature 565, 78-81, 2019.
  13. Reconstructing mantle carbon and noble gas contents from degassed mid-ocean ridge basalts.
    Tucker J. M., Mukhopadhyay S., and Gonnermann H. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 496, 108-119, 2018.
  14. Xenon isotopic constraints on the history of volatile recycling into the mantle.
    Parai R. and Mukhopadhyay S., Nature 560, 223-227, 2018.
  15. A first-principles study of helium diffusion in periclase MgO.
    Song Z., Wu H., Shu S., Krawczynski M., Van Orman J., Cherniak D. J., Watson E. B., Mukhopadhyay S., and Morgan D., Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 45, 641-654, 2018.
  16. Millennial scale variations in dustiness recorded in Mid-Atlantic sediment cores from 0 to 70 ka.
    Middleton J. L., Mukhopadhyay S., Langmuir C. L., McManus J. F., and Huybers P., Earth and Planetary Science Letters 482, 12-22, 2018.
  17. Atmospheric impact losses.
    Schlichting H. and Mukhopadhyay. Space Science Reviews 214, doi:10.1007/s11214-018-0417-z, 2018.
  18. Xenon Isotopes. Mukhopadhyay S. Encyclopedia of Geochemistry: A Comprehensive Reference Source on the Chemistry of the Earth. Springer International Publishing,, 2018.
  19. Xenon. Mukhopadhyay S. Encyclopedia of Geochemistry: A Comprehensive Reference Source on the Chemistry of the Earth. Springer International Publishing., 2018.
  20. Hydrothermal deposition on the Jua de Fuca Ridge over multiple glacial-interglacial cycles.
    Costa K. M., McManus J. F., Middleton J. L., Lanmuir C. L., Huybers P.,  Winckler G., and Mukhopadhyay S. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 479, 120-132, 2017.
  21. Advancing Geoscience Research through CIDER.
    Romanowicz B., Hirschmann M., Kellogg L., Manga M., Mukhopadhyay S., and Buffett B. GSA Today 27, doi:10.1130/GSATG329GW.1, 2017.
  22. Helium and thorium isotope constraints on African dust transport to the Bahamas over recent millennia.
    Hayes, C. T., McGee, D., Mukhopadhyay, S., Boyle, E. A., Maloof, A. C. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 457, 385-394, 2017.
  23. Subterranean production of neutrons, 39Ar and 21Ne: Rates and uncertainties
    Šrámek, O., Stevens, L., McDonough, W. B., Mukhopadhyay, S., Peterson, R. J. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 196, 370–387, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.09.040, 2016.
  24. Preservation of Earth-forming events in the tungsten isotopic composition of modern flood basalts
    Rizo, H., Walker, R. J., Carlson, R. W., Horan, M. F., Mukhopadhyay, S. , Manthos, V., Francis, D. and Jackson, M. G. Science 352, 809-812, doi:10.1126/science.aad8563, 2016. Perspective by T. Dahl.
  25. Hydrothermal iron flux variability following rapid sea level changes
    Middleton, J. L., Langmuir, C. H.,
 Mukhopadhyay, S. , McManus, J. F., and Mitrovica, J. X. Geophysical Research Letters 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068408, 2016. (Supplemental Materials)
  26. A Study of the trace 39Ar Content in Argon from Underground Sources
    Xu, J., et al. Astroparticle Physics 66, 53-60, doi:10.1016/j.astropartphys.2015.01.002, 2015.
  27. The evolution of MORB and plume mantle volatile budgets: Constraints from fission Xe isotopes in Southwest Indian Ridge basalts
    Parai, R. and Mukhopadhyay, S. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16, 719-735, doi:10.1002/2014GC005566, 2015.
  28. How did early Earth become our modern world?
    Carlson, R.W., Garnero, E., Harrison, T.M., Li, J., Manga, M., McDonough, W.F., Mukhopadhyay, S., Romanowicz, B., Rubie, D., Williams, Q. and Zhong, S. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences 42, 51-178, doi:10.1146/annurev-earth-060313-055016, 2014.
  29. Evidence for multiple magma ocean outgassing and atmospheric loss episodes from mantle noble gases
    Tucker, J. M. and Mukhopadhyay, S. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 393, 254-265, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.02.050, 2014.
  30. Covariation of climate and long-term erosion rates across a steep rainfall gradient on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i
    Ferrier, K. L., Perron, J. T., Mukhopadhyay, S., Rosener, M., Stock, J. D., Huppert, K. L. and Slosberg, M. GSA Bulletin 125, 1146-1163, doi:10.1130/B30726.1, 2013.
  31. Heterogeneities from the first 100 million years recorded in deep mantle noble gases from the Northern Lau Back-arc Basin
    Pető, M., S. Mukhopadhyay, and K. A. Kelley. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 369-370, 13-23, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.02.012, 2013. (Supplemental Materials)
  32. Controls on interior West Antarctic Ice Sheet Elevations: inferences from geologic constraints and ice sheet modeling
    Ackert Jr., R. P., A. E. Putnam, S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Pollard, R. M. DeConto, M. D. Kurz, H. W. Borns Jr., Quaternary Science Reviews 65, 26-38, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.12.017, 2013.
  33. 147Sm-143Nd systematics of Earth are inconsistent with a superchondritic Sm/Nd ratio
    Huang, S., S. B. Jacobsen, S. Mukhopadhyay, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, 4919-4934, doi:10.1073/pnas.1222252110, 2013.
  34. Extraterrestrial He in sediments: From recorder of asteroid collisions to timekeeper of global environmental change
    McGee, D., and S. Mukhopadhyay, in The Noble Gases as Geochemical Tracers (Ed. P. Burnard), Advances in Isotope Geochemistry Series, Springer Verlag, 155-176, doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28836-4_7, 2013.
  35. Heterogeneous upper mantle Ne, Ar and Xe isotopic compositions and a possible Dupal noble gas signature recorded in basalts from the Southwest Indian Ridge
    Parai, R., S. Mukhopadhyay, and J. Standish, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 359-360, 227-239, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.10.017, 2012.
  36. The heavy noble gas composition of the depleted MORB mantle (DMM) and its implications for the preservation of heterogeneities in the mantle
    Tucker, J. M., S. Mukhopadhyay, and J.-G. Schilling, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 355-356, 244-254, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.025, 2012.
  37. Miocene to recent ice elevation variations from the interior of the West Antarctice Ice Sheet: Constraints from geologic observations, cosmogenic nuclides and ice sheet modeling
    Mukhopadhyay S., R. P. Ackert, A. E. Pope, D. Pollard, R. M. DeConto, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 337-338, 243-251, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.05.015, 2012.
    → Nature Geoscience Highlight: Minimal ice growth
  38. Early differentiation and volatile accretion recorded in deep mantle neon and xenon
    Mukhopadhyay, S., Nature, 486, 101-104, doi:10.1038/nature11141, 2012.
    News and Views: “A dash of deep nebula on the rocks”
  39. How large is the subducted water flux? New constraints on mantle regassing rates
    Parai, R., and S. Mukhopadhyay, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 317-318, 396-406, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.024, 2012.
  40. Pothole and channel system formation in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica: New insights from cosmogenic nuclides
    Middleton, J. L., R. P. Ackert Jr., and S. Mukhopadhyay. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 355-356, 341-350, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.08.017, 2012.
  41. West Antarctic Ice Sheet elevations in the Ohio Range: Geologic constraints and ice sheet modeling prior to the last highstand
    Ackert Jr., R. P., S. Mukhopadhyay, D. Pollard, R. M. DeConto, A. E. Putnam, and H. W. Borns Jr., Earth and Planetary Science Letters 307, 83-93, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.015, 2011.
  42. African dust over the northern tropical Atlantic: 1955-2008
    Evan, A. T., and S. Mukhopadhyay, J. Applied Meteorology and Climate, 49, 2213-2229, doi:10.1175/2010JAMC2485.1, 2010.
  43. Observed 20th century desert dust variability: impact on climate and biogeochemistry
    Mahowald, N. M., S. Kloster, S. Engelstaedter, J. K. Moore, S. Mukhopadhyay, J. R. McConnell, S. Albani, S. C. Doney, A. Bhattacharya, M. A. J. Curran, M. G. Flanner, F. M. Hoffman, D. M. Lawrence, K. Lindsay, P. A. Mayewski, J. Neff, D. Rothenberg, E. Thomas, P. E. Thornton, and C. S. Zender, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 10, 12585-12628, doi:10.5194/acpd-10-12585-2010, 2010.
  44. Preserving high concentrations of noble gases in a convecting mantle
    Gonnermann, H. M., and S. Mukhopadhyay, Nature 459, 560-563, doi:10.1038/nature08018, 2009. (Supplemental Materials)
    News and Views: “Restoration of the noble gases”
  45. New constraints on the HIMU mantle source from Helium and Neon Isotopic composition of basalts from the Cook-Austral Islands
    Parai, R., S. Mukhopadhyay, and J. C. Lassiter, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277, 253-261, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.10.014, 2009. (Supplemental Materials)
  46. Dust Generation and Drought Patterns in Africa from Helium-4 in a Modern Cape Verde Coral
    Mukhopadhyay, S., and P. Kreycik, Geophysical Research Letters 35, L20820, doi:10.1029/2008GL035722, 2008.
  47. Spatial variability of erosion rates inferred from the frequency distribution of cosmogenic 3He in olivines from Hawaiian river sediments
    Gayer, E., S. Mukhopadhyay, and B. J. Meade, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 266, 303-315, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.11.019, 2008.
  48. Discovery of underground argon with low level of radioactive Ar-39 and possible applications to WIMP dark matter detectors
    Acosta-Kane D., et al. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physical Research A 587, 46-51, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2007.12.032, 2008.
    My contribution to this work was the suggestion that mantle-derived argon from carbon dioxide gas wells could be used for dark matter detectors
  49. Non-equilibrium degassing and a primordial source for helium in ocean-island volcanism
    Gonnermann, H. M., and S. Mukhopadhyay, Nature 449, 1037-1040, doi:10.1038/nature06240, 2007. (Supplemental Materials)
  50. Ice elevation near the West Antarctic Ice Sheet divide during the Last Glaciation
    Ackert, R. P., S. Mukhopadhyay, B. R. Parizek, and H. Born. Geophysical Research Letters 34, L21506, doi:10.1029/2007GL031412, 2007. (With Auxiliary Materials)
  51. Slip rate of the Calico fault: Implications for geologic versus geodetic rate discrepancy in the Eastern California Shear Zone
    Oskin, M., L. Perg, D. Blumentritt, S. Mukhopadhyay, and A. Iriondo, J. Geophysical Research 112, B03402, doi:10.1029/2006JB004451, 2007.
  52. Cosmogenic and nucleogenic 3He in apatite, titanite, and zircon
    Farley, K. A., J. Libarkin, S. Mukhopadhyay, and W. Amidon, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 248, 451-461, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.06.008, 2006.
  53. New insights into the carrier phase(s) of extraterrestrial He-3 in geologically old sediments
    Mukhopadhyay, S., and K. A. Farley, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70, 5061-5073, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.1566, 2006.
  54. Isotopic compositions of cometary matter returned by Stardust
    McKeegan K.D, et al. Science 314, 1724-1728, doi:10.1126/science.1135992, 2006. (Supplemental Naterials)
  55. Interstellar chemistry recorded in organic matter from primitive meteorites
    Busemann H., A. F. Young, C. M. O. Alexander, P. Hoppe, S. Mukhopadhyay, and L. R. Nittler, Science 312, 727-730, doi:10.1126/science.1123878, 2006. (Supplemental Materials)
  56. Absence of extraterrestrial He-3 in Permian-Triassic age sedimentary rocks
    Farley, K. A., P. Ward, G. Garrison, and S. Mukhopadhyay, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 240, 265-275,
    doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2005.09.054, 2005.
  57. Geochemistry of Kauai shield lavas: Implications for the chemical evolution of the Hawaiian plume
    Mukhopadhyay, S., J. C. Lassiter, K. A. Farley, and S. W. Bogue, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 4, 2002GC000342, doi:10.1029/2002GC000342, 2003.
  58. Isotopic signatures of presolar material in Interplanetary Dust
    Messenger, S., F. J. Stadermann, C. Floss, L. R. Nittler, and S. Mukhopadhyay, Space Science Reviews 106, 155-172, doi:10.1023/A:1024637704533, 2003.
  59. A short duration of the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary event: evidence from extraterrestrial helium-3
    Mukhopadhyay, S., K. A. Farley, and A. Montanari, Science 291, 1952-1955, doi:10.1126/science.291.5510.1952, 2001. (Supplemental Materials)
  60. A 35 Myr record of helium in pelagic limestones from Italy: implications for accretion of interplanetary dust from Maastrichtian to middle Eocene
    Mukhopadhyay, S., K. A. Farley, and A. Montanari, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 65, 653-669, doi:10.1016/S0016-7037(00)00555-X, 2001.
  61. An extraterrestrial impact at the Permian-Triassic Boundary?
    Farley, K. A., and S. Mukhopadhyay, Science 293, 2343, doi:10.1126/science.293.5539.2343a, 2001.