Jennifer Hertzberg

I am no longer at UConn.  I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Old Dominion University

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2015     Ph.D., Oceanography, Texas A&M University

2010     M.S., Marine and Atmospheric Science, Stony Brook University

2007     B.S., Geology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
2007     B.S., Astronomy, Physics Minor, University of Massachusetts Amherst


(10) Hertzberg, J. E. and M. W. Schmidt (2017). Paleotemperatures. In Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. Ed: W. White. Springer. pp 1-8. Invited contribution.

(9) Hertzberg, J. E., D. C. Lund, A. Schmittner, A. L. Skrivanek (2016).  Evidence for a biological pump driver of atmospheric CO2 rise during Heinrich Stadial 1Geophysical Research Letters doi: 10.1002/2016GL070723

(8) Lyle, M., R. A. Pockalny, P. J. Polissar, J. Lynch-Stieglitz, S. C. Bova, A.G. Dunlea, H. L. Ford, J. E. Hertzberg, S. A. Hovan, A. W. Jacobel, C. A. King Wertman, A. E. Maloney, R. W. Murray, J. Wilson, K. Wejnert, and R. C. Xie (2016). Dynamic carbonate sedimentation on the Northern Line Islands Ridge, Palmyra Basin. Marine Geology, 379,  194-207, doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.06.005

(7) Hertzberg, J. E., M. W. Schmidt, T. S. Bianchi, R. W. Smith, M. R. Shields, and F. Marcantonio (2016). Comparison of eastern tropical Pacific TEX86 and Globigerinoides ruber Mg/Ca derived sea surface temperatures: Insights from the Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 434, 320-332, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.050

(6) Lynch-Stieglitz, J., P. J. Polissar, A. W. Jacobel, S. A. Hovan, R. A. Pockalny, M. Lyle, R. W. Murray, A. C. Ravelo, S. C. Bova, A.G. Dunlea, H. L. Ford, J. E. Hertzberg, C. A. Wertman, A. E. Maloney, J. K., Shackford, K. Wejnert, and R. C. Xie (2015). Glacial-Interglacial Changes in Central Tropical Pacific Surface Seawater Property Gradients. Paleoceanography, 30, 423-438, doi: 10.1002/2014PA002746

(5) Hertzberg, J. E. and M. W. Schmidt (2013). Refining Globigerinoides ruber Mg/Ca Paleothermometry in the Atlantic Ocean. Earth & Planetary Science Letters, 383, 123-133, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.09.044

(4) Schmidt, M. W., P. Chang, J. E. Hertzberg, T. R. Them, L. Ji, and B. L. Otto-Bliesner (2012). Impact of abrupt deglacial climate change on tropical Atlantic subsurface temperatures.   Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), 109, 36, 14348–14352, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1207806109

(3) Hertzberg, J. E., D. E. Black, L. C. Peterson, R. C. Thunell, and G. H. Haug (2012). Decadal- to centennial-scale tropical Atlantic climate variability across a Dansgaard-Oeschger cycle. Paleoceanography, 27, PA3218, doi: 10.1029/2011PA002251

(2) Schmidt, M. W. and J. E. Hertzberg (2011). Abrupt climate change during the last Ice Age. Nature Education Knowledge (online open access library of peer reviewed educational articles), 2(12):11.

(1) McIntosh, D. H., Y. Guo, J. E. Hertzberg, N. Katz, H. J. Mo, F. C. van den Bosch, and X. Yang (2008). Ongoing assembly of massive galaxies by major merging in large groups and clusters from the SDSS. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 388(4), 1537 – 1556, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2966.2008.13531.x