Yet another new ICY-LAB paper on nutrient cycling through sediments off the coast of Greenland!

Ng, H-C., Cassarino, L., Pickering, R.A., Woodward, E.M.S., Hammond, Hendry, K.R. (2019) Sediment efflux of silicon on the Greenland margin and implications for the marine silicon cycle. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.


New paper on how glacial weathering doesn’t only release iron… it releases tasty “bioavailable” iron!

Shoenfelt, E. M., Winckler, G., Annett, A. L., Hendry, K. R., & Bostick, B. C. (2019). Physical weathering intensity controls bioavailable primary iron (II) silicate content in major global dust sources. Geophysical Research Letters.


New ICY-LAB paper on biogeochemical cycling at glaciated coastal region of West Greenland!

Hendry, K.R. et al. (2019) The biogeochemical impact of glacial meltwater from Southwest Greenland. Progress in Oceanography.

Sponges as geochemical archives of past and present oceans!

Hendry, K.R, Cassarino, L., Bates, S. et al. “Silicon isotopic systematics of deep-sea sponge grounds in the North Atlantic” Quaternary Science Reviews, 2010, p1-14 (2019)

Glaciers as a sources of silicon to the oceans!

Hawkings, J. R., Hatton, J., Hendry, K.R. et al. “The silicon cycle impacted by past ice sheets.” Nature Communications 9: 3210 (2018)

Hawkings, Jon R., et al. “Ice sheets as a missing source of silica to the polar oceans.” Nature Communications 8 (2017).

More ICY-LAB papers to follow!

And some interesting review papers (featuring ICY-LAB team members) all about silicon and silicifiers:

Competition between silicifiers and non-silicifiers in the past and present ocean and its evolutionary impacts

A review of the stable isotope bio-geochemistry of the global silicon cycle and its associated trace elements

Biosilicification drives a decline of dissolved Si in the oceans through geologic time


And a recent paper about barium in the Arctic Ocean!

Spatiotemporal Variability of Barium in Arctic Sea‐Ice and Seawater


For a list of Kate Hendry’s other publications, follow this link.