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Claudia C. Johnson

Representative Publications

Johnson, C.C., Njau, J.K., Van Damme, D., Schick, K., and Toth, N. 2016. Paleoecologic significance of malacofauna, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Palaios 31(6):319-326. website

Jenne, M., Dalkilic, M.M., and Johnson, Johnson, C.C., 2016. Employing Software Engineering Principles to Enhance Analysis of Coral Reef Databases. Proceedings Volume, 13th International Coral Reef Symposium, Honolulu, p. 404-413. website

Jenne, M., Zimmerman, A., Kurban, H., Johnson, C.C., and Dalkilic, M.M. 2016. Employing software engineering principles to enhance management of climatological datasets for coral reef analysis. In A. Banerjee, W. Ding, J. Dy, V. Lyubchich, A. Rhines (Eds.), I. Ebert-Uphoff, C. Monteleoni, D. Nychka (Series Eds.), Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Climate Informatics: CI 2016. NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-529+PROC, Sept 2016. DOI ISBN 978-0-9973543-1-2.

Kearney, J., Johnson, C.C., Njau, J., Toth, N., and Schick, K. 2015. Reconstructing paleoenvironments to determine ecological evolutionary drivers for Homo erectus during time of Beds III and IV, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. GSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland USA. Abstract #258579.

Johnson, C.C., Njau, K.K., Van Damme, D., Schick, K. and Toth, N. 2015. Paleoecology of fossil molluscan bivalves, Bed III, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. GSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland USA. Abstract #265570

Johnson, C.C., Ramirez-Martinez, W.R., Leckie, R. Mark, Hernandez, S.Y., Barow, E.A., and Velez, J. Tropical carbonate reef deposits linked to ODP Site 999 via strontium isotope stratigraphy. In preparation for submission to Palaios.

Johnson, C.C., Kauffman, E.G., Elswick, E.R., Davis, A.M. Paleotropical carbonate-siliciclastic depositional systems, mid-Cretaceous, Puerto Rico. In preparation for submission to Palaios.

Kauffman, E.G., and Johnson, C.C. Merging of the seaways: Tracing the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary (Upper Cretaceous) from Northeast Wyoming, USA to central Canda based on high-resolution lithostratigraphy, biostrtigraphy and chronostratigraphy. In preparation for submission to Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Johnson, C.C. Morgenthien, J.N., Martinez-Colon, M., Santos Mercado, H., Kauffman, E.G., Elswick, E.R., Late Cretaceous paleoecology of El Rayo Formation carbonates, Puerto Rico. Palaios.

Johnson, C.C., and co-authors. Best-fit analysis for future coral reef survivors on Bonaire: A lifeline to the reefs’ future in the region. Manuscript in preparation.

Johnson, C.C., and Njau, J.K., (in press) Paleoecologic significance of a Pleistocene bivalve mollusc assemblage, Bed III, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Journal of Paleontology.

Johnson, C.C., Njau, J., Kauffman, C.E., Kauffman, E., Toth, N., Schick, K. and Kearney, J. 2014. Bivalve mollusc assemblage of Bed III, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. 10th North American Paleontology Convention, Abstract Book, p. 35.

Nold, K.D., Conrad, G.W., Johnson, C.C., Roush, C.C. and Glascokc, M.D. 2014. Compositional analysis of ceramic sherds from southeastern Dominican Republic. Society for American Archaeology, Abstract Volume. Austin, Texas.

Nold, K.D., Johnson, C.C., Elswick, E. R., Conrad, G.W. and Beeker, C.W. 2014. Isotopic evidence of recent, coastal paleoclimate from archaeological gastropod shells. 10th North American Paleontology Convention, Abstract Book, p. 29.

Maus, M.J., Beeker, C.D., Wasylenki, L.E. and Johnson, C.C 2014. Preliminary analysis of Columbus-era wrought iron: Caballo Blanco, Dominican Republic. Underwater Archaeology Proceedings, 18 ms pp.

Johnson, C.C., Middendorf, J., Rehrey, G., Dalkilic, M.M., Zhu, C. and Cassidy, K. 2014. Geological time, biological events and the learning transfer problem. Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. 27 ms pp.

Beeker, C.D., Johnson, C., Maus, M. and Budziak, A. 2014. Living Museums in the Sea: a globally valid model for protection of biological and cultural resources through sustainable tourism. Program of Abstracts. 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress, Society for Conservation Biology, Glasgow,

Simonelli, G.A., Johnson, C.C., Elswick, E.R., Kauffman, E.G., Eble, C.F. and Hasiotis, S.T. Sedimentology, geochemistry and paleobiology of a Pennsylvanian marginal marine depositional environment, Mansfield Formation, Indiana, USA. Indiana Geological Survey Occasional Paper 71.

Zhu, C., G. Rehrey, B. Treadwell, C.C. Johnson 2012. Looking Back to Move Ahead: How Students Learn Deep Geological Time by Predicting Future Environmental Impacts. Journal of College Science Teaching – A peer-reviewed journal published by the National Science Teachers Association. 41(3):61-66.

Kay, R.F., Hunt, K.D., Beeker, C.D., Conrad, G.W., Johnson, C.C. and Keller, J. 2011. Preliminary notes on a newly discovered skull of the extinct monkey Antillothrix from Hispaniola and the origin of the Greater Antillean monkeys. Journal of Human Evolution 60(1):124-128.

Elswick, E.R. and Johnson, C.C. 2010. Evaluation of a siliciclastic diamictite from the Maya Mountains of Belize. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 29:676-684. DOI

Liu, F., Le, C., McKnight-Whitford, A., Xia, Y., Wu, F., Elswick, E., Johnson, C.C. and Zhu, C. 2010. Antimony speciation and contamination of waters in the Xikuangshan antimony mining and smelting area, China. Environmental Geochemistry and Health 32(5):401-413.

In Preparation

Johnson, C.C., and Njau, J.K. (submitted) Paleoecologic significance of a Pleistocene bivalve mollusc assemblage, Bed III, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. Journal of Paleontology.

Johnson, C.C., Middendorf, J., Dalkilic, M. M., Zhu, C., and Rhery, G. (accepted) Geological Time, Biological Events and the Learning Transfer Problem. Journal of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 24 ms pages, 3 Appendices.

Johnson, C.C. Morgenthien, J.N., Martinez-Colon, M., Santos Mercado, H., Kauffman, E.G., Elswick, E.R. (in preparation) Late Cretaceous paleoecology of El Rayo Formation carbonates, Puerto Rico. Palaios.

Johnson, C.C., Ramirez-Martinez, W.R., Leckie, R. Mark, Hernandez, S.Y., Barow, E.A. and Velez, J. (in preparation) Tropical carbonate reef deposits linked to ODP Site 999 via strontium isotope stratigraphy.Palaios.

Johnson, C.C., Kauffman, E.G., Elswick, E.R. and Davis, A.M. (in preparation) Paleotropical carbonate-siliciclastic depositional systems, mid-Cretaceous, Puerto Rico. Palaios.

Kauffman, E.G. and Johnson, C.C. (in preparation). Merging of the seaways: Tracing the Cenomanian-Turonian boundary (Upper Cretaceous) from Northeast Wyoming, USA to central Canda based on high-resolution lithostratigraphy, biostrtigraphy and chronostratigraphy. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Johnson, C.C. and co-authors (in preparation). Best-fit analysis for future coral reef survivors on Bonaire: A lifeline to the reefs’ future in the region. Coral Reefs or Palios.

Wang, Q., Yang, S., Qiao, L., Wang, J., Zhang, Q. and Johnson, C.C. (in preparation). Distant tectonic-climatic responses to the late Miocene-Pliocene uplift of the Tibetan Plateau: Evidence from gibbsite nodules in the Yongjiang Basin, SW China.

abstracts

Nold, K.D., Conrad, W.G., Johnson, C.C., Roush, C.C. and Glascokc, M.D. 2014. Compositional analysis of ceramic sherds from southeastern Dominican Republic. Society for American Archaeology. Austin, Texas.

Johnson, C.C., Njau, J., Kauffman, C.E., Kauffman, E., Toth, N., Schick, K. and Kearney, J. 2014. Bivalve mollusk assemblage of Bed III, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania. 10th North American Paleontology Convention, Abstract Book, p. 35.

Nold, K.D., Johnson, C.C., Elswick, E.R., Conrad, G.W. and Beeker, C.W. 2014. Isotopic evidence of Recent, coastal paleoclimate from archaeological gastropod shells. 10th North American Paleontology Convention, Abstract Book, p. 29.

Beeker, C.D., Budziak, A.T., Maus, M. and Johnson, C.C. 2014. Living Museums in the Sea: Model for protection of underwater cultural heritage and associated marine ecosystems through sustainable tourism. IUCN World Parks Congress, Australia.

Beeker, C.D., Budziak, A.T., Maus, M. and Johnson, C.C. 2014. Living Museums in the Sea: a globally valid model for protection of biological and cultural resources through sustainable tourism. 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress, Glasgow, Scotland.

Johnson, C.C. 2013. Coral resiliency in Bonaire National Marine Park. South Central GSA Section Meeting. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 45(3):8.

Johnson, C.C. 2013. Unraveling Caribbean geology and linking tropical events to regional and global climate and biodiversity issues. Southeastern GSA Section Meeting. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45(2):3.

Johnson, C.C. 2013. Establishing a bioenvironmental database for future ocean acidification and coral resiliency analyses. Southeastern GSA Section Meeting. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 45(2):9.

Beeker, C.D., Johnson, C.C., Clark, L, Maus, M. and Palmer, E. 2013. Living Museums of the Sea in the Dominican Republic: Bridging the gap between cultural and biological resources. Society for Historical Archaeology Annual Conference 2013, 46th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology, January 9-12, 2013 Leicester, Great Britain.

Dalkilic, M.M., Jenne, M., Rosenthal, C. and Johnson, C. 2013. Examining climate effects on coral ecosystems using Bloom Explorer – A data-driven ontology builder. The Third International Workshop on Climate Informatics, September 26/27, 2013. NCAR Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences.

Johnson, C.C., Elswick, E.R., Beeker, C.D., Kauffman, E.G., Budziak, A.T. and Wiegand, N. 2012. Best-fit analysis for future coral reef survivors on Bonaire: A lifeline to the reefs’ future in the region. Presented at 2012 Fall Meeting, AGU, San Francisco, CA Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 3-7 December 2012.

Green, R.M., Polly, P.D., Johnson, C.C., Elswick, E.R. and Cross-Najafi, I. 2012. The repository within a department – unique challenges and special opportunities. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 44(5):65.

Nold, K.D., Johnson, C.C., Elswick, E.R., Conrad, G.W., and Beeker, C.D. 2012. Proxies of paleoclimate from archaeological midden shells, Atlantic Coast, Dominican Republic. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 44(7):194.

Green, R.M., Johnson C.C., Beeker, C.D. and Jones, B.H. 2012. Analysis of coral reef decline in Bonaire. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 44(7):398.

Johnson, C.C., Beeker, C.D., Green, R.M. and Kauffman, E.G. 2011. Submerged cultural resources in the Caribbean reveal successional stages of biota. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43(5):292.

Green, R.M., Johnson, C.C., Beeker, C.D., De Leon, R., Elswick, E.R. and Wiegand, N.R. 2011. Spatial and temporal variation in Bonaire scleractinian coral communities. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43(5):502.

Morgenthien, J.N., Johnson, C.C., Kauffman, E.G., Elswick, E.R., Martinez-Colo, M. and Santos, H. 2011. Paleoecology of the Maastrichtian El Rayo Formation, Suthwestern Puerto Rico. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 43(5):614.

Johnson, C.C., Kauffman, E.G., Elswick, E.R., Davis, A. and Santos, H. 2010. Tropical carbonate sequences of Albian age depict sea level rise of regional extent. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 42(5).