*denotes a student/postdoc whose project was supervised by Swanner



Cole DB, Planavsky NJ, Longley M, Boning P, Wilkes D, Wang X, Swanner ED, Wittkop C, Busigny V, Knudsen A, and EA Sperling. “Uranium isotope fractionation in anoxic settings and the global uranium isotope mass balance.”

Wittkop C, Swanner ED, Grengs A, *Lambrecht N, Myrbo A, Bray AW, Poulton SW, and S Katsev. “Revisiting the carbonate pathway for manganese enrichments in reducing environments.”


*Lambrecht N, Katsev S, Wittkop C, Hall SJ, Sheik CS, Picard A, Fakhraee M, and ED Swanner ED. “Biogeochemical and physical controls on methane fluxes from two meromictic ferruginous lakes.” in press, Geobiology.

Tong H, Hao L, Chen MJ, Li F, Liu C, Swanner E, Xia Y, Liu Y, and Y Liu. “Biological Fe(II) and Arsenic Oxidation for Arsenic Immobilization in Microaerophilic Environments.” (2019) Geochimica et Cosmichimica Acta, 265: 96-108.

Swanner ED, Webb SM, and A Kappler. “Fate of cobalt and nickel in mackinawite during diagenetic pyrite formation.” (2019) American Mineralogist, 104:917-928.

Babechuk M, Weimar N, Kleinhanns I, Eroglu S, Swanner ED, Kenny G, Kamber B, and R Schoenberg. “Pervasively anoxic surface conditions at the onset of the Great Oxidation Event: new multi-proxy constraints from the Cooper Lake paleosol.” (2019) Precambrian Research, 323:126-163.


*Lambrecht N, Wittkop C, Katsev S, Fakhraee M, and ED Swanner. “Geochemical characterization of two ferruginous meromictic lakes in the Upper Midwest, U.S.A.” (2018) JGR Biogeosciences, 123(10):3403-3422.

*Eroglu S, Schoenberg R, Pascarelli S, Beukes N, Kleinhanns I, and ED Swanner. “Open ocean vs. continentally-derived iron cycles along the Neoarchean Campbellrand-Malmani carbonate platform, South Africa.” (2018) American Journal of Science, 318(4):367-408.

Swanner ED, *Maisch M, *Wu W, and A Kappler. “Oxic Fe(III) reduction could have generated Fe(II) in the photic zone of Precambrian seawater.” (2018) Scientific Reports 8(1):4238.


Konhauser KO, Robbins LJ, Alessi DS, Flynn SL, Gingras MK, Martinez RE, Kappler A, Swanner ED, Li Y-L, Crowe SA, and SV Lalonde. “Phytoplankton contributions to the trace-element composition of Precambrian banded iron formation.” (2017) GSA Bulletin.

Eroglu S, van Zuilen M, Taubald H, Drost K, Wille M, Swanner E, Beukes N, and R Schoenberg. “Continuously increasing oxidation state by organic burial on shallow marine shelves during the Neoarchean.” (2017) Precambrian Research, 302, Supplement C:122-139.

*Wu W, Swanner ED, Kleinhanns IC, Schoenberg R, Pan Y and A Kappler. “Fe isotope fractionation during Fe(II) oxidation by the marine photoferrotroph Rhodovulum iodosum in the presence os Si – implications for Precambrian iron formation deposition.” (2017) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 211:307-321.

Swanner ED, *Bayer T, *Wu W, Hao L, Obst M, Sundman A, Byrne JM, Michel FM, Kappler A, and R Schoenberg. “Iron isotope fractionation during Fe(II) oxidation mediated by the oxygen-producing marine cyanobacterium Synechococcus PCC 7002.” (2017) Environmental Science & Technology. 51(9):4897-4906.


*Maisch, M, Wu, W, Kappler, A and ED Swanner. “Laboratory simulation of an iron(II)-rich Precambrian marine upwelling system to explore the growth of photosynthetic bacteria.” (2016) Journal of Visualized Experiments. 113:e54251.

*Halama M, Swanner ED, Konhauser KO, and A Kappler. “Evaluation of siderite and magnetite formation in BIFs by pressure-temperature experiments of Fe(III) minerals and microbial biomass.” (2016) Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 450:243-253.

Hao L, Guo Y, Byrne JM, Zeitvogel F, Schmid G, Ingino P, Li J, Neu TR, Swanner ED, Kappler A, and M Obst. “Binding of heavy metal ions in aggregates of microbial cells, EPS and biogenic iron minerals measured in-situ using metal- and glycoconjugates-specific fluorophores.” (2016) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 180:66-96.


Swanner ED, Wu W, Hao L, *Wuestner ML, Obst M, Moran DM, McIlvin M, Saito M and A Kappler. “Physiology, Fe(II) oxidation, and Fe mineral formation by a marine planktonic cyanobacterium grown under ferruginous conditions.” (2015) Frontiers in Earth Science 3.

Swanner ED, *Wu W, Schoenberg R, Byrne J, Michel FM, Pan Y and A Kappler. “Fractionation of Fe isotopes during Fe(II) oxidation by a marine photoferrotroph is controlled by the formation of organic Fe-complexes and colloidal Fe fractions.” (2015) Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 165:44-61.

*Robbins LJ, Swanner ED, Lalonde SV, Eickhoff M, Paranich ML, Reinhard CT, Peacock CL, Kappler A and KO Konhauser. “Limited Zn and Ni mobility during simulated Iron Formation diageneis.” (2015) Chemical Geology 402:30-39.

Swanner ED, Mloszewska AM, Cirpka OA, Schoenberg R, Konhauser KO and A Kappler. “Modulation of oxygen production in Archaean oceans by episodes of Fe(II) toxicity.” (2015) Nature Geoscience 8(2):126-130.


Melton ED, Swanner ED, Behrens S, Schmidt C and A Kappler. “The Interplay of Microbially Mediated and Abiotic Reactions in the Biogeochemical Fe Cycle.” (2014) Nature Reviews Microbiology 12:797-808.

*Wu W, Swanner ED, Hao L, Zeitvogel F, Obst M, Pan Y and A Kappler. “Characterization of the physiology and cell-mineral interactions of the marine anoxygenic phototrophic Fe(II)-oxidizer Rhodovulum iodosum – implications for Precambrian Fe(II) oxidation.” (2014) FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 88:503-515.

Swanner ED, Planavsky NJ, Lalonde SV, Robbins LJ,  Bekker A, Rouxel OJ, Saito MA, Kappler A, Mojzsis SJ, and KO Konhauser KO. “Cobalt and marine redox evolution.” (2014) Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 390:253-263.


Swanner ED, Bekker A, Pecoits E, Konhauser KO, Cates N, and SJ Mojzsis. “Geochemistry of pyrite from diamictites of the Boolgeeda Iron Formation, Western Australia with implications for the GOE and Paleoproterozoic Ice Ages.” (2013) Chemical Geology, 362:131-142.

Posth N, Koehler I, Swanner ED, Schroeder C, Wellman E, Binder B, Konhauser KO, Neumann U, Berthold C, Nowak M, Kappler A. “Simulating Precambrian Banded Iron Formation Diagenesis.” (2013) Chemical Geology, 362:66-73.


Swanner ED and AS Templeton. “Potential for nitrogen fixation and nitrification in the granite-hosted subsurface at Henderson Mine, CO.” (2011) Frontiers in Microbiology, 2: 254.

Swanner ED, Nell RM, and AS Templeton. “ Ralstonia species mediate Fe-oxidation in circumneutral, metal-rich subsurface fluids of Henderson Mine, CO.” (2011) Chemical Geology, 284:339-350.


Benardini J, Vaishampayan P, Schwendner P, Swanner E, Fukui Y, Osman S, Satomi M and K Venkateswaran. “Paenibacillus phoenicis sp. nov. a spore forming bacterium isolated from the Phoenix Lander assembly facility.” (2010) IJSEM 61(6):1338-43.


Mayhew LE, Swanner ED, Templeton AS, Martin AP. “Phylogenetic relationships and functional genes: distribution of a manganese-oxidizing gene (mnxG) in Bacillus species.” (2008) Appl. Env. Microbiol.,74:7265-7271.

Sahl JW, Schmidt R, Swanner ED, Mandernack KW, Templeton AS, Kieft TL, Smith RL, Sanford WE, Callaghan RL, Mitton JB, Spear JR. “Subsurface Microbial Diversity in Deep-Granitic-Fracture Water in Colorado.” (2008) Appl. Env. Microbiol. 74(1):143-152.