Graduate Student, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University
Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Earth and Environmental Science
Columbia University, New York, NY, September 2013-2018 (anticipated)
M.Phil. in Earth and Environmental Science
Columbia University, New York, NY, January 2017
M.A. in Earth and Environmental Science
Columbia University, New York, NY, May 2015, GPA 4.0
Thesis Title: “Calibration of the B/Ca proxy in the planktic foraminifera Orbulina universa to Paleogene seawater conditions”
Advisor: Bärbel Hönisch
B.A. in Geology cum laude
Pomona College, Claremont, CA, May 2013, GPA 3.89
Thesis Title: "Inter-Basinal Paleoclimate Records from Pleistocene Lake Bonneville Marl of the Tule and Bonneville Basins, UT”
Advisor: Robert Gaines
Awards and Honors
Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship-$30,000 2017-2018
"Assessing Deep Pacific Carbon Storage Across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition"
Columbia Climate Center Grant-$10,000 May 2016
"Deep Pacific Carbonate Chemistry Across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition"
NSF Urbino Summer School In Paleoclimatology Scholarship July 2015
Chevron Student Initiative Fund Grant- $900 December 2015
"Assessing the Impact of Hydrothermal Activity on B/Ca in Benthic Foraminifers"
Sara Langer Book Prize for Contributions to Student Life May 2016
NSF GRFP Honorable Mention April 2014, 2015
Phi Beta Kappa, Pomona College May 2013
Richard Strehle Award in Geology, Pomona College May 2013
Keck Geology Consortium Fellow, Pomona College 2012-2013
Summer Undergraduate Research Program Fellow, Pomona College Summer 2012
Professional Development and Training
ECORD/IODP Virtual Drillship Training Course March 2017
Columbia University Lead Teaching Fellowship 2016-2017
Individual Foraminifera Analysis Workshop August 2016, ICP12 Utrecht
Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimate Summer 2015
Haynes, L.L, Hönisch, B., Dyez, K., Holland, K., Rosenthal, Y., Fish, C., Subhas, A., and Rae, J.W.B. “Calibration of the B/Ca proxy in the planktic foraminifer Orbulina universa to Paleocene seawater conditions”. Accepted to Paleoceanography.
Holland, K., Eggins, S.E., Hönisch, B., Haynes, L.L. and Branson, O. “Calcification rate and microenvironment response of the planktic foraminifer Orbulina universa to changing seawater carbonate chemistry”. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2017.
Allen, K.A., Hönisch, B., Eggins, S.E., Haynes, L.L., Rosenthal, Y., & Yu, J. “Trace element proxies for surface ocean conditions: A synthesis of culture calibrations with planktic foraminifera”. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2016.
Presentations & Abstracts
**Summer undergraduate student
Cambridge University Department of Earth Sciences, Isotope Coffee Seminar, May 2017: "Unraveling B/Ca proxy records from the Paleocene-Eocene: Insights from Culture Experiments"
Haynes, L.L., Hönisch, B., Farmer, J., Ford, H.L., Yehudai, M., Raymo, M., Goldstein, S.L., Pena, L.D., and Bickert, T. “Deep Atlantic Carbon Storage Across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition”. PAGES Open Science Meeting, Zaragoza, Spain, 2016.
Haynes, L.L., Hönisch, B., Farmer, J., Ford, H.L., Yehudai, M., Raymo, M., Goldstein, S.L., Pena, L.D., and Bickert, T. “Deep Atlantic Carbonate Chemistry Across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition”. International Conference on Paleoceanography, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2016.
Hönisch, B. and Haynes, L.L. “Estimating the boron isotope/pH sensitivity in ancient marine carbonates.” International Conference on Paleoceanography, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2016.
Clementi, V.**, Haynes, L.L., Hönisch, B., Costa, K., and McManus, J. “Testing the benthic foraminiferal B/Ca proxy in a hydrothermal vent environment to determine its validity under extreme conditions”. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2016.
Ford, H.L., Haynes, L.L., Raymo, M.E., & Hönisch, B. "Records of bottom water temperature, ice volume, and deep ocean carbon storage from the North Pacific". American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2016.
Haynes, L.L., Hönisch, B., Eggins, S.E., Holland, K., Rosenthal, Y. “Calibration of the B/Ca proxy in symbiont-bearing planktonic foraminifera for application to the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum”. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2015 (Invited Talk)
Rosenthal, Y., Woodard, S., Evans, D., Haynes, L.L., Sosdian, S., Lear, C., Hönisch, B. and Erez, J. "Did Mid-Pliocene warmth bring about the Northern Hemisphere Chill?" American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2015.
Haynes, L.L., Hönisch, B., Eggins, S.E., Holland, K., Rosenthal, Y. “Calibration of the B/Ca proxy in cultured O. universa tests under Paleogene seawater conditions”. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 2014 (Poster)
Haynes, L.L., Hönisch, B., Eggins, S.E., Holland, K., Baptist, C.B., “Calibration of the B/Ca proxy in cultured O. universa tests during simulated Paleocene-Eocene ocean acidification”. Gordon Research Conference on Ocean Global Change Biology, 2014 (Poster)
Haynes, L.L., and Gaines, R.. "Stratigraphy, geochemistry, and paleoclimatic implications from endogenic carbonate marl sediments of the Tule Valley sub-basin of Pleistocene Lake Bonneville". Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2013 (Poster)
Haynes, L.L., and Horton, T. "Stable isotope record of a Metro Cave speleothem for the analysis of Pleistocene and Holocene climate change in Westland, New Zealand". Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, 2012 (Poster)
Live Foraminifer Culture Experiments: Catalina Island, CA & Isla Magueyes, PR 2013, 2015
Field Geology Course: Bahamas Carbonate Platform 2015
Field Geology Course: Eastern Catskills Sedimentology 2014
Sediment Coring in a Marl Carbonate Lake, Lough Carra, Ireland 2012
Quaternary Sediments of the Pleistocene Lake Bonneville, UT 2012
Teaching and Mentoring
REU Undergraduate Intern Program Mentor Summer 2016
Teaching Assistant: Columbia University
Introduction to the Climate System Lab, Introduction to Oceanography Fall 2014, 2015, 2016
Teaching Assistant: Pomona College
Freshman Writing Seminar: The Changing Climate Fall 2012
Chevron Student Initiative Fund Proposal Review Panel, 2016-present
Graduate Student Committee co-Chair, 2014-2016
Reviewer, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
Outreach and Science Communication
Guest speaker, Port Chester High School Science Research Program symposium, 2017
Workshop on Climate Change: The Transparency Series, The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, 2017
Lamont Doherty Open House TIMS Lab tour leader, 2016
St. Thomas Aquinas Earth Day Fair, 2016
The Hastings Pre-School Class Geology Visitor & AMNH Tour Guide, 2014
Girl's Science Day Volunteer, 2013, 2014
BioBase Volunteer, Fall 2014
Geological Society of America 2013-Present
American Geophysical Union 2013-Present
Association for Women Geoscientists 2015-Present