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Publications

2017

Hoshino Y, Poshibaeva A, ..., Hallmann C (2017) Cryogenian evolution of stigmasteroid biosynthesis.Science Advances 3: e1700887.DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700887

Brocks JJ, Jarret AM, Sirantoine E, Hallmann C, Hoshino Y, Liyanage T (2017) The rise of algae in Cryogenian oceans and the emergence of animals.Nature 548: 578–582.DOI: 10.1038/nature23457

2016

Leider A, Schumacher T, Hallmann C (2016) Enhanced procedural blank control for organic geochemical studies of critical sample material. Geobiology 14: 469–482. DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12183


Ferralis N, Matys E, Knoll AH, Hallmann C, Summons RE (2016) Rapid, direct and non-destructive assessment of fossil organic matter via microRaman spectroscopy. Carbon 108: 440–449. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2016.07.039


Illing CJ, Hallmann C, Gupta NS, Scott AC, Collinson M, Espidel Y, Pancost R, Briggs DEG, Strauss H, Summons RE (in review) Heterogeneity of free and occluded bitumen in a natural maturity sequence from Oligocene Lake Enspel.


Luo G, Hallmann C, Summons RE, Xie S (in review) Differential preservation of hydrocarbons in ~1.5 Ga pyrite concretions and shales: evaluation of taphonomic niche potential.

2015

Williford KH, Ushikubo T, Lepot K, Kitajima K, Hallmann C, Spicuzza MJ, Kozdon R, Eigenbrode JL, Summons RE, Valley JW (2015) Carbon and sulfur isotopic signatures of ancient life and environment at the microbial scale: Neoarchean shales and carbonates. Geobiology. DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12163 


Feulner G, Hallmann C, Kienert H (2015) Snowball cooling after algal rise. Nature Geoscience 8: 659–662. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo2523 Also see editorial.

Huang Y, Aponte JC, Zhao J, Tarozo R, Hallmann C (2015) Hydrogen and carbon isotopic ratios of polycyclic aromatic compounds in two CM2 carbonaceous chondrites and implications for prebiotic organic synthesis. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 426: 101–108. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.027


French K, Hallmann C, Hope J, Schoon PL, Zumberge JA, Hoshino Y, Peters CA, George SC, Love GD, Brocks JJ, Buick R, Summons RE (2015) Reappraisal of hydrocarbon biomarkers in Archean rocks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 112: 5915–5920. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1419563112


Hallmann C (2015) Von Bakterien zum Menschen: Die Rekonstruktion der frühen Evolution mit fossilen Biomarkern [From bacteria to humans: reconstructing early evolution with fossil biomarkers]. In: Max Planck Jahrbuch 2014 / 2015. Link.


Luo G, Hallmann C, Summons RE, Xie S, Ruan X (2015) Microbial diversity and redox environments of black shale and stromatolite facies in the Mesoproterozoic Xiamaling Formation, North China Craton. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 151: 150–167. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.12.022

2014

Illing CJ, Hallmann C, Miller, K.E., Strauss H, Summons RE (2014) Air-borne hydrocarbon contamination from laboratory atmospheres. Organic Geochemistry 76: 26–38. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2014.07.006


Aponte JC, Tarozo R, Alexander MR, Alexander CM, Charnley SB, Hallmann C, Summons RE, Huang Y (2014) Chirality of meteoritic free and IOM-derived monocarboxylic acids and implications for prebiotic organic synthesis. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 131: 1–12. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.035


Rooney AD, Macdonald FA, Dudas FÖ, Strauss JV, Hallmann C, Selby D (2014) Re-Os geochronology and coupled Os-Sr isotope constraints on the Sturtian snowball Earth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111: 51–56. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1317266110


Hallmann C, Summons RE (2014) Paleobiological clues to early atmospheric evolution. In: Canfield D, Kasting J, Farquhar J (Eds) Treatise on geochemistry 2nd Ed., Vol. 6: The atmosphere – History Elsevier. pp 139–155. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-095975-7.01305-X


Summons RE, Hallmann C (2014) Organic geochemical signatures of early life on earth. In: Falkowski P, Freeman K (Eds) Treatise on geochemistry 2nd Ed., Vol. 12: Organic Geochemistry. Elsevier. pp 33–46. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-095975-7.01005-6

2013

Creveling JC, Knoll AH, Fernandez-Remolar D, Bergmann KD, Gill BC, Garcia-Bellido DC, Menendez S, Rodriguez M, Ehlmann BL, Stack KM, Hallmann C, Amils R, Grotzinger JP, Abelson J (2013) Geobiology of a lower Cambrian carbonate platform, Pedroche Formation, Spain. Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology 386: 459–478. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.06.015


Sherry A, Gray ND, Rowan AK, Aitken CM, Jones DM, Röling W, Hallmann C, Larter SR, Bowler B, Head I (2013) Biodegradation of crude oil under sulfate-reducing conditions leads to only modest enrichment of recognized sulfate-reducing taxa. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation 81, 105–113. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2012.04.009

pre-2012

Hallmann C, Kelly AE, Gupta SN, Summons, RE (2011) Reconstructing deep-time biology with molecular fossils. In: Laflamme M, Schiffbauer JD, Dornbos SQ (Eds) Topics in Geobiology, Vol 36: Quantifying the evolution of early life. Springer. pp 355–401. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0680-4_14


Hallmann C, Grey K, Webster LJ, McKirdy DM, Grice K (2010) Molecular signature of the Neoproterozoic Acraman impact event. Organic Geochemistry 41, 111–115. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2009.11.007


Grice K, Lu H, Atahan P, Asif M, Hallmann C, Greenwood P, Maslen E, Tulipani S, Williford K, Dodson J (2009) New insights into the origin of perylene in geological samples. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73, 6531–6543. DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2009.07.029


Maslen E, Grice K, Gale JD, Hallmann C, Horsfield B (2009) Crocetane: a potential marker of photic zone euxinia in thermally mature sediments and crude oils of Devonian age. Organic Geochemistry 40, 1–11. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2008.10.005


Hallmann C, Schwark L, Grice K (2008) Community dynamics of anaerobic bacteria in deep petroleum reservoirs. Nature Geoscience 1, 588–591. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo260


Hallmann C, van Aarssen BGK, Grice K (2008) Relative efficiency of free fatty acid butyl esterification. Choice of catalyst and derivatization procedure. Journal of Chromatography A 1198–1199, 14–20. DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2008.05.030


Hallmann C*, Arouri KR, McKirdy DM, Schwark L (2007) Temporal resolution of an oil charging history—A case study of residual oil benzocarbazoles from the Gidgealpa Field. Organic Geochemistry 38, 1516–1536. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2007.05.006


Hallmann C*, Arouri KR, McKirdy DM, Schwark L (2006) A new perspective on exploring the Cooper/Eromanga petroleum province—Evidence of oil charging from the Warburton basin. APPEA Journal 46, 261–282. DOI: