Brett

Metcalfe

 

publications

For more information please see either my GoogleScholar or Researchgate pages

In-preparation/Submitted

 

[17] Metcalfe, B., Lougheed, B.C., Waelbroeck, C., and Roche, D.M. (submitted). On the validity of foraminifera-based ENSO reconstructions.

 

[16]  Brummer, G.-J.A.., Metcalfe, B.,   Feldmeijer, W., Prins, M.A., van 't Hoff, J., and Ganssen, G.M., (submitted) Modal shift in North Atlantic seasonality during the last deglaciation.

 

 

Peer-reviewed

 

*Joint first author

 

 

2019

 

[15] Hsiang, A.Y., Brombacher, A., Costa Rillo, M., Mleneck-Vautravers, M.J., Conn, S., Lordsmith, S., Jentzen, A., Henehan, M.J., Metcalfe, B., Fenton, I., Wade, B.S., Fox, L., Meilland, J., Davis, C.V., Baranowski, U., Groeneveld, J., Edgar, K.M., Movellan, A., Aze, T., Dowsett, H.J., Miller, G., Rios, N., Hull, P.M., (2019). Endless Forams: >34,000 modern planktonic foraminiferal images for taxonomic training and automated species recognition using convolutional neural networks, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34  DOI:

 

[14] Metcalfe, B., Feldmeijer, W., and Ganssen, G.M. (2019). Oxygen isotope variability of planktonic foraminifera provide clues to past upper ocean seasonal variability. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34 (3), 374-393, DOI: 10.1029/2018PA003475

 

[13]  Pracht, H., Metcalfe, B.,  and Peeters, F.J.C., (2019). Oxygen isotope composition of final chamber of planktic foraminifera provides evidence for vertical migration and depth integrated growth. Biogeosciences, 16 (2), 643-661

DOI: 10.5194/bg-2018-146

 

 

2018

 

[12]  Roche, D.M., Waelbroeck, C., Metcalfe, B. and Caley, T., (2018). FAME (v1.0): a simple module to simulate the effect of planktonic foraminifer species-specific habitat on their oxygen isotopic conten.t Geoscientific Model Development, 11 (9), 3587-3603.

DOI: 10.5194/gmd-2017-251

 

[11*]  Lougheed, B.C., Metcalfe, B., Ninnemann, U.S., and Wacker, L., (2018) . Moving beyond the age–depth model paradigm in deep-sea palaeoclimate archives: dual radiocarbon and stable isotope analysis on single foraminifera. Climate of the Past 14, 515-526.

DOI: 10.5194/cp-2017-119

 

[10]  Wall-Palmer, D., Metcalfe, B., Leng, M.J., Sloane, H.J., Ganssen, G., Vinayachandran, P. N. , and Smart, C.W. (2018). Vertical distribution and diurnal migration of atlantid heteropods. Marine Ecology Progress Series 587, 1-15 DOI:10.3354/meps12464

 

 

2017

 

[9] Lougheed, B.C., Obrochta, S.P., Lenz, C., Mellström A., Metcalfe, B., Muscheler, R., Reinholdsson, M., Snowball, I., and Zillén, L. (2017). Bulk sediment 14C dating in estuarine water bodies – How accurate can it be? Paleoceanography. DOI: 2016PA002960

 

 

2015

 

[8] Metcalfe, B., Feldmeijer, W., de Vringer-Picon, M., Brummer, G.-J.A., Peeters, F.J.C. and Ganssen, G.M. (2015) Late Pleistocene Glacial–Interglacial related shell size isotope variability in planktonic foraminifera as a function of local hydrology. Biogeosciences 12 (15), 4781-4807. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-4781-2015

 

[7] Feldmeijer, W., Metcalfe, B., Brummer, G.-J.A.  Ganssen, G.M. (2015) Reconstructing the depth of the permanent thermocline through the morphology and geochemistry of the deep dwelling planktonic foraminifer Globorotalia truncatulinoides. Paleoceanography 30 (1), 1-22. DOI:10.1002/2014PA002687

 

 

2014

 

[6] Sims, D.W., Reynolds, A.M., Humphries, N.E., Southall, E.J., Wearmouth, V.J., Metcalfe, B., and Twitchett, R.J. (2014) Hierarchical random walks in trace fossils and the origin of optimal search behavior. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (30), 11073-11078. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1405966111

 

 

2013

 

[5*] Feldmeijer, W., Metcalfe, B. Scussolini, P., Arthur, K., (2013) The effect of chemical pretreatment of sediment upon foraminiferal‐based proxies. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 14 (10), 3996-4014. DOI:10.1002/ggge.20233

 

 

2011

 

[4] Ganssen, G.M., Peeters, F.J.C., Metcalfe, B., Anand, P., Jung, S., Kroon, D. and Brummer, G.-J.A. (2011) Quantifying sea surface temperature ranges of the Arabian Sea for the past 20 000 years. Climate of the Past 7 (4), 1337-1349.  DOI: 10.5194/cp-7-1337-2011

 

[3] Fraiser, M.L., Twitchett, R.J., Frederickson, J.A., Metcalfe, B. and Bottjer, D.J. (2011) Gastropod evidence against the Early Triassic Lilliput effect: COMMENT. Geology 39 (1), e232-e23. DOI: 10.1130/G31614C.1

 

[2] Metcalfe, B., Twitchett, R.J., and Price-Lloyd, N. (2011) Changes in size and growth rate of ‘Lilliput’animals in the earliest Triassic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 308 (1), 171-180. DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.09.011

 

 

2009

 

[1] Hart, M.B., De Jonghe, A., Grimes, S.T., Metcalfe, B., Price, G.D., Teece, C. (2009) Microfaunal analysis of the Wattonensis Beds (Upper Bathonian) of South Dorset. Geoscience in South-West England 12, 134-139.

 

The delicate sea traveller phyllosoma (a larval stage of a lobster) caught in a plankton net in the Tropical Atlantic, and wandering around the catcher's hand.

Photo: B Metcalfe

Globigerinoides sacculifer in culture, with Brine Shrimp (Artemia

nauplii)

Photo: B Metcalfe

The outer wall of Globorotalia truncatulinoides from North Atlantic piston core JGOFS IV T90-9P (Feldmeijer et al., 2015).

Photo: S Kars

Living specimens of Globigerinoides sacculifer and Globorotalia menardii from a plankton pump from the Tropical Atlantic

Photo: B Metcalfe

Thesis

 

 

Metcalfe, B., (2013) Planktonic Foraminifera: From production to preservation of the oceanographic signal.  Academisch Proefschrift Department of Earth and Life Sciences. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam.

Technical Documents

 

 

Peeters, F.J.C., Brummer, G.J.A., Agterhuis, T., van Bakel F., van Bleijswijk, J., Bosmans, S., Fey, B., Francisca, R., Groenewegen, R., van der Meer, J., Mekkes, L., Metcalfe, B. , Sinigaglia, L., and de Visser, J.-D. (2018): Cruise Report - Project "NICO" Netherlands Initiative Changing Oceans- leg 2 RV Pelagia Cruise No. 64PE429 - 28 December 2017 - 21 January 2018 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) – Willemstad, Curaçao

 

 

 

Stuut, J. B. , Brummer, G. J. A. , van der Does, M. , Friese, C. , Geerken, E. , van der Heide, R. , Korte, L. , Koster, B. , Metcalfe, B. , Munday, C. , van Ooijen, J. , Siccha, M. , Veldhuizen, R. , de Visser, J. D. , Witte, Y. and Wuis, L. (2014): Cruise Report and preliminary results - TRAFFIC II: Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust - Cruise No. 64PE378 - 9 November – 6 December 2013 - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) – St Maarten, Texel, NIOZ . DOI: 10013/epic.48173

Broken shell of Pulleniatina obliquiloculata revealing the juvenile chambers

Photo: B Metcalfe

Collected from off the coast of Sint Eustatius (Caribbean).

Photo: B Metcalfe

Deployment of a piston core on board the NIOZ R/V Pelagia in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean, during cruise 64PE378

Photo: B Metcalfe

Fossil shells of planktonic and benthic foraminifera, along with volcanic material from the Banda Arc, collected during the Snellius II expedition

Photo: B Metcalfe

Shelled pteropod, Diacria trispinosa, collected with a plankton net during the T87 expediition of the R/V Tyro

Photo: B Metcalfe

Collection of multinet samples (red cylinders, referred to as 'cod-ends')  following deployment on the aft deck of the R/V Pelagia during cruise 64PE378 in the Tropical Atlantic Ocean.

Photo: B Metcalfe

Presentations: Invited Talks

 

 

Séminaires du LSCE (LSCE-IPSL-CEA, France): "Quantifying proxy heterogeneity in marine sediment cores: 14C and δ18O analysis on single foraminifera" - 18th May 2017

 

Workshop on Individual Foraminifer Analysis (IFA) in Palaeoceanography (Utrecht, The Netherlands): “Using single specimen isotope analysis to evaluate the probability of the likely depth habitats of planktonic foraminifera” – 28th August 2016

 

Lund University Geology Science Seminar Series (Lund, Sweden): “Understanding foraminiferal ecology through single specimen isotope analysis” – 16th June 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Presentations & Posters

 

H - Highlight talk; P - Prize winner

 

 

2019

 

[27] Metcalfe, B., Lougheed, B.C., Waelbroeck, C., and Roche, D. 2019. On the validity of foraminifera-based ENSO reconstructions. 20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), 94018

 

[26] Lougheed, B.C., Metcalfe, B., Ninnemann, U.S., and Wacker, L., 2019. Moving beyond the age-depth paradigm in palaeoceanography: dual 14C and stable isotope analysis on single foraminifera. 20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), 98416

 

[25] Lougheed, B.C.,Ascough, P., Dolman, A., Löwemark, L., and Metcalfe, B. 2019. Evaluating existing discrete-depth 14C dating practices in deep-sea sediment archives. 20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA), 94276

 

 

2018

 

[24] Waelbroeck, C., Roche, D.M., Metcalfe, B., and Caley, T., 2018. FAME (v1.0): a simple proxy model to simulate the effect of planktonic foraminifera species-specific habitat on their oxygen isotopic content, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 20, 10326

 

 

2017

 

[23H] Lougheed, B.C., Metcalfe, B., and Wacker, L., 2017. Quantifying and overcoming bioturbation in marine sediment cores: dual 14C and δ18O analysis on single foraminifera, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 19, 18869

 

 

2016

 

[22]  Metcalfe, B., Ganssen, G.M., and Peeters, F.J.C., 2016. Reconstructing seasonality from single specimen stable isotope analysis of planktonic foraminifera, 12th International Conference on Palaeoceanography (ICP12)

 

[21] Metcalfe, B., and Peeters, F.J.C., 2016. Determining species ecology through small quantity isotope analysis, Goldschmidt 2016

 

[20] Metcalfe, B., and Peeters, F.J.C., 2016. Predicting the depth habitat of species of planktonic foraminifera using single specimen oxygen isotope analysis, University of Tokyo AORI international workshop: Recent Advances in Paleoclimate studies

 

 

2015

 

[19] Metcalfe, B., Feldmeijer, W., Peeters, F.J.C. and Ganssen, G.M. 2015. Individual specimen stable isotope analysis of planktonic foraminifera, SCOR 138 Final Meeting (Santa Catalina, California USA)

 

[18] Metcalfe, B., Feldmeijer, W., Peeters, F.J.C. and Ganssen, G.M. 2015. Individual specimen stable isotope analysis of planktonic foraminifera, AC2ME Final Meeting (Texel, The Netherlands)

 

[17] Metcalfe, B., Feldmeijer, W., Peeters, F.J.C. and Ganssen, G.M. 2015. Individual specimen stable isotope analysis of planktonic foraminifera, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 17, 14295

 

 

2014

 

[16] Edgar, K. M., Austin, W. E. N., Almogi, A., Barras, C., Bird, C., Caromel, A., Charrieau, L., Darling, K., D’haenens, S., Fenton, I., Filipsson, H., Fragaus, A., de Gama, R., Holcova, K., Hudáčková, N., Jorissen, F., Knudsen, K.L., Kucera, M., Lübke, N., McKay, C., Metcalfe, B., Nardelli, P., Pike, J., Poole, C., Prentice, K., Purvis, A., Remizova, S., Roberts, A., Salmon, K., Schönfeld, J., Schweizer, M., Siccha, M., Silye, L., Tysczka, J., Weiner, A., Weinkauf, M. and Young, J., 2014. Priority research questions in morphology and micropalaeontology today. The Micropalaeontological Society Annual Meeting.

 

[15] Twitchett, R.J., Reynolds, A.M., Humphries, N.E., Southall, E.J., Wearmouth, V.J., Metcalfe, B., and Sims, D.W., 2014. Finding food efficiently: the origin and evolution of optimal foraging strategies. The Palaentological Association 58th Annual Meeting

 

[14P] Geerken, E., Metcalfe, B. and Peeters, F.J.C. 2014. Buoyancy of Orbulina universa. The Micropalaeontological Society’s Foraminifera and Nannofossil Groups Joint Spring Meeting 2014

 

[13] Metcalfe, B., Feldmeijer, W., Scussolini, P., Peeters, F.J.C. and Ganssen, G.M., 2014. Examples of individual specimen stable isotope analysis in studies of planktonic foraminifera. The Micropalaeontological Society’s Foraminifera and Nannofossil Groups Joint Spring Meeting 2014

 

 

2012

 

[12] Feldmeijer, W., Metcalfe, B., de Vringer, M., Brummer, G.J.A., and Prins, M., 2012. Sensing seasonality in the North Atlantic during Termination III: An Individual Specimen Analysis. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 14, 12167

 

[11] Metcalfe, B., Ganssen, G.M. and Peeters, F.J.C. 2012. Why do planktonic foraminifera not bear the perfect proxy for ocean acidification, EPOCA Annual Meeting 2012

 

 

2011

 

[10] Ganssen, G.M., Peeters, F.J.C., and Metcalfe, B., 2011. Proxy records from planktonic foraminifera: Pitfalls and perspectives. Geophysical Research Abstracts EGU General Assembly 2011, 13, EGU2011-4575

 

[9P] Metcalfe, B., and Ganssen, G.M., 2011. The impact of Anthropogenic CO2 on planktonic foraminiferal shell mass: A field experiment to quantify the effect of post depositional dissolution, 1st Joint MIKRO-2011 Workshop and TMS Foram/Nanno Group Meeting

 

 

2010

 

[8] Metcalfe, B., 2010. Quantifying the impact of Ocean Acidification upon Planktonic Foraminifera: Does size matter? Programme Netherlands Research School of Sedimentary Geology (NSG) and European Graduate College ‘Proxies in Earth History’ (EUPROX) 2010 Programme: Sustainable Energery, Sustainable Environment, Sustainable Earth

 

[7] Metcalfe, B., and Ganssen, G.M., 2010. The impact of Anthropogenically  produced Carbon Dioxide on Planktonic Foraminifera, Proceedings of the Joint EPOCA, BIOACID and UKOARP

 

[6] Vogels, S., Ganssen, G.M., and Metcalfe, B., 2010. Planktonic foraminiferal shell thinning due to anthropogenic CO2 emissions? Proceedings of the Joint EPOCA, BIOACID and UKOARP

 

[5] Metcalfe, B., Ganssen, G.M., and Peeters, F.J.C., 2010. Quantifying the Impact of Anthropogenic carbon dioxide on planktic foraminifera, IPC3 Programme and Abstract Volume, pp280

 

[4] Metcalfe, B., 2010. Isotopic variability within morphotypes of Globigerinoides ruber,

 

 

2009

 

[3] Buono G., Opazza Mella L-F., Metcalfe B., Schemm-Gregory M., and Twitchett R.J., 2009. Paleobiogeographical and paleological brachiopod trends during the Permian-Triassic (P/Tr) and Triassic-Jurassic (Tr-J) mass extinction events. The Palaeontological Association Newsletter, no 72 Abstracts of Poster Presentations, pp 42

 

[2] Metcalfe, B. and Twitchett, R. J., 2009. Changes in the rate of growth of Lilliput animals in the earliest Triassic. North American Paleontological Convention 9, Cincinnati Museum Center Scientific Contributions, 3, pp 399

 

 

2008

 

[1] Metcalfe, B. and Twitchett, R.J., 2008. Growth rates and longevity in ‘Lilliput’ animals in the aftermath of the Late Permian extinction event, The Palaentological Association 52nd Annual Meeting, p29