Graduate Student, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Columbia University

laurah(at)ldeo.columbia.edu

 

Education  

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"

 

Other Honors

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

 

Publications

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)

 

Field Experience

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

 

Professional Service

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

 

               Memberships

                Geological Society of America                                                                                                  2013-Present

                American Geophysical Union                                                                                                    2013-Present

                Association for Women Geoscientists                                                                                        2015-Present