School of Earth and Environment

Rob Raiswell Prof Rob Raiswell

Emeritus Professor

Telephone number: +44(0) 113 34 34696
Email address: r.w.raiswell@leeds.ac.uk
Room: 9.160

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Publications

  • Raiswell, R., Reinhardt, C.T., Derkowski, A., Owens, J., Bottrell, S.H., Anbar, A.D., Lyons, T.W.(2011) Formation of syngenetic and early diagenetic iron minerals in the late Archean Mt. McRae Shale, Hamersley Basin, Australia: new insights on the patterns, controls and paleoenvironmental implications of authigenic mineral formation. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 25, 1072-1087.
  • Raiswell, R., (2011). Iron transport from the continents to the open ocean: The aging-rejuvenation cycle. Elements 7, 101-106.
  • Raiswell, R., (2011). Iceberg-hosted nanoparticulate Fe in the Southern Oceaan: Mineralogy, origin, dissolution kinetics and source of bioavailable Fe. Deep-Sea Research II 58, 1364-1375.
  • Shaw, T.J., Raiswell, R., Hexel, C.R., Vu, H.P., Moore, W.S., Dudgeon, R., Smith, K.L. (2011). Input, composition and potential impact of terrigenous material from free-drifting icebergs in the Weddell Sea. Deep-Sea Research II 58, 1376-1383.
  • Wadham, J.L., Tranter, M., Hodson, A.J., Hodgkins, R., Bottrell, S. and Raiswell, R. (2010) Hydro-biogeochemical coupling beneath a large polythermal Arctic glacier: implications for sub-ice sheet biogeochemistry. Journal of Geophysical Research (Earth Sciences). 115, F04017, doi: 10.1029/2009/JF001602.
  • Yde, J.C., Finster K.W., Raiswell, R., Steffansen, J.P., Heinemeier, J., Olsen, J., Gunnlaugsson, H.P., Nielsen, O.B. (2010) Basal ice microbiology at the margin of the Greenland Ice sheet, Annals of Glaciology, 51, 71-79.
  • Raiswell, R., Vu, H.P., Brinza, L., Benning, L.G., (2010) The determination of labile Fe in ferrihydrite by ascorbic acid extraction: methodology, dissolution kinetics and loss of solubility with age and de-watering. Chemical Geology 278, 70-79.
  • Raiswell, R., Benning, L.G., Davidson, L., Tranter, M. and Tulaczyk, S. (2009) Schwertmannite in wet, acid and oxic microenvironments in polar and polythermal glaciers, Geology, 37, 431-434.
  • Reinhard, C., Raiswell, R., Scott, C., Anbar, A.D. and Lyons, T.W. (2009) A late Archean sulfidic sea stimulated by early oxidative weathering of the continents. Science. 326, 713-716.
  • Raiswell, R; Newton, RJ; Bottrell, SH; Coburn, PM; Briggs, DEG; Bond, DPG; Poulton, SW (2008) Turbidite depositional influences on the diagenesis of Beecher's Trilobite Bed and the Hunsruck Slate; sites of soft tissue pyritization, American Journal of Science, 308, pp.105-129. doi:10.2475/02.2008.01
  • Raiswell, R., Benning, L.G., Tranter, M. and Tulaczyk, S. (2008) Bioavailable iron in the Southern Ocean: the significance of the iceberg conveyor belt, Geochemical Transactions, 9, doi: 10:1186/1467-4866-9-7.
  • Raiswell, R., Benning, L.G., Davidson, L. and Tranter, M. (2008) Nanoparticulate bioavailable iron minerals in icebergs and glaciers, Mineralogical Magazine, 72, 345-348/
  • Raiswell, R; Tranter, M; Benning, LG; Siegert, MJ; Huybrechts, P (2006) Contributions from glacially derived sediment to the global iron (oxyhydr)oxide cycle: Implications for iron delivery to the oceans, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70, pp.2765-2780. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2005.12.027
  • Raiswell, R (2006) An evaluation of diagenetic recycling as a source of iron for banded iron formations. In: Kesler, SE, Ohmoto, H (Ed) Evolution of the early earth atmosphere, hydrosphere and biosphere- constraints from ore deposits, Geological Society of America Memoir 198, 223-238.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Anderson, TF (2005) Reactive iron enrichment in sediments deposited beneath euxinic bottom waters: constraints on supply by shelf recycling, In: McDonald, I; Boyce, AJ; Butler, IB; Herrington, RJ; Polya, DA (Ed) Mineral deposits and earth evolution, Geological Society of London Special Publication , London: Geological Society, pp.179-194.
  • Poulton, SW; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2005) Chemical and physical characteristics of iron oxides in riverine and glacial meltwater sediments, Chemical Geology, 218, pp.203-221. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2005.01.007
  • Poulton, SW; Krom, MD; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2004) A revised scheme for the reactivity of iron (oxyhydr)oxide minerals towards dissolved sulfide , Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 68, pp.3703-3715. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2004.03.012
  • Anderson, TF; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2004) Sources and mechanisms for the enrichment of highly reactive iron in euxinic Black Sea sediments , American Journal of Science, 304, pp.203-233. doi:10.2475/ajs.304.3.203
  • Wadham, J; Bottrell, SH; Tranter, M; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2004) Stable isotope evidence for microbial sulfate reduction at the bed of a polythermal high Arctic glacier , Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 219, pp.341-355. doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00683-6
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Fisher, QJ (2004) Rates of carbonate cementation associated with sulphate reduction in DSDP/ODP sediments: implications for the formation of concretions , Chemical Geology, 211, pp.71-85. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2004.06.020
  • Hamade, T; Konhauser, KO; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Goldsmith, SL; Morris, RC (2003) Using Ge/Si ratios to decouple iron and silica fluxes in Precambrian banded iron formations, Geology, 31, pp.35-38. doi:10.1130/0091-7613(2003)0312.0.CO;2
  • King, EL; Bottrell, SH; Sapsford, D; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2003) Modelling carbon fluxes in a constructed wetland, Land Contamination and Reclamation, 11, pp.199-204.
  • Poulton, SW; Krom, MD; Van Rijn, J; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Bows, R (2003) Detection and Removal of Dissolved Hydrogen Sulphide in Flow-Through Systems Via the Sulphidation of Hydrous Iron (III) Oxides, Environmental Technology, 24, pp.217-230.
  • Konhauser, KO; Hamade, T; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Morris, RC; Ferris, FG; Southam, G; Canfield, DE (2002) Could bacteria have formed the Precambrian banded iron formations?, Geology, 30, pp.1079-1082. doi:10.1130/0091-7613(2002)0302.0.CO;2
  • Morris, K; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2002) Biogeochemical cycles and the remobilisation of the actinide elements, In: Keith-Roach, MJ; Livens, FR (Ed) Interactions of microorganisms with radionuclides, Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp.101-141.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Bottrell, SH; McCaffrey, SP; Marshall, JD; McElhinney, A; Hatfield, D (2002) Isotopic constraints on growth conditions of multiphase calcite-pyrite-barite concretions in Carboniferous mudstones, Sedimentology, 49, pp.237-254. doi:10.1046/j.1365-3091.2002.00439.x
  • Poulton, SW; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2002) The low-temperature geochemical cycle of iron: From continental fluxes to marine sediment deposition , American Journal of Science, 302, pp.774-805. doi:10.2475/ajs.302.9.774
  • Poulton, SW; Krom, MD; Van Rijn, J; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2002) The use of hydrous iron (III) oxides for the removal of hydrogen sulphide from aqueous systems, Water Research, 36, pp.825-834. doi:10.1016/S0043-1354(01)00314-1
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2002) Geological cycling, In: MacCracken, MC; Perry, JS (Ed) Encyclopedia of Global Environmental Change, Chichester: Wiley, pp.397-401.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Bartels, C; Briggs, DEG (2001) Hunsruck Slate, In: Briggs, DEG; Crowther, PK (Ed) Paleobiology II, Blackwell, pp.346-348.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2001) Defining the burial environment, In: Brothwell, DA; Pollard, AM (Ed) Handbook of archaeological sciences,, Wiley, pp.595-603.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Newton, RJ; Wignall, PB (2001) An Indicator of Water-Column Anoxia: Resolution of Biofacies Variations in the Kimmeridge Clay (Upper Jurassic, U.K.), Journal of Sedimentary Research. Section A: Sedimentary Petrology and Processes, 71, pp.286-294.
  • Poulton, SW; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2000) Solid phase associations, oceanic fluxes and the anthropogenic perturbation of transition metals in world river particulates, Marine Chemistry, 72, pp.17-31.
  • Bottrell, SH; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2000) Sulphur isotopes and microbial sulphur cycling in sediments, In: Riding, RE; Awramik, SM (Ed) Microbial sediments, Springer-Verlag, pp.96-104.
  • Bottrell, SH; Parkes, RJ; Cragg, BA; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (2000) Isotopic evidence for anoxic pyrite oxidation and stimulation of bacterial sulphate reduction in marine sediments, Journal of the Geological Society, 137, pp.711-714.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Fisher, QJ (2000) Carbonate concretions: a review of growth mechanisms and their influence on chemical and isotopic composition, Journal of the Geological Society, 157, pp.239-257.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1999) Porewater dissolved sulfide profiles: chemical controls of thickness and magnitude, In: Armannsson, H (Ed) Geochemistry of the Earth's Surface, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp.279-282.
  • Jassim, SZ; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Bottrell, SH (1999) Genesis of the Middle Miocene stratabound sulphur deposits of northern Iraq, Journal of the Geological Society, 156, pp.25-39.
  • Canfield, DE; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1999) The evolution of the sulfur cycle, American Journal of Science, 299, pp.697-723.
  • Bottrell, SH; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1999) Sulphur isotopes and microbial sulphur cycling in sediments, In: Riding, RE; Awramik, SM (Ed) Microbial sediments, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp.96-104.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1999) Applied Geochemistry(Editorship), Applied Geochemistry, .
  • Alonso-Azcarate, J; Rodas, M; Bottrell, SH; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Velasco, F; Mas, JR (1999) Pathways and distances of fluid flow during low-grade metamorphism: evidence from pyrite deposits of the Cameros Basin, Spain, Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 17, pp.339-348.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1998) Applied Geochemistry(Editorship) , Applied Geochemistry, .
  • Fisher, QJ; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Marshall, JD (1998) Siderite concretions from nonmarine shales (Westphalian A) of the Pennines, England: Controls on their growth and composition , Journal of Sedimentary Research. Section A: Sedimentary Petrology and Processes, 68, pp.1034-1045.
  • Jassim, SZ; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Bottrell, SH (1998) Genesis of the Middle Miocene stratabound sulphur deposits of northern Iraq, Journal of the Geological Society, 156, pp.25-39.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Canfield, DE (1998) Sources of iron for pyrite formation in marine sediments , American Journal of Science, 298, pp.219-245.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1997) A geochemical framework for the application of stable sulphur isotopes to fossil pyritization, Journal of the Geological Society, 154, pp.343-356.
  • Bottrell, SH; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Leosson, M (1996) The influence of sulphur redox reactions and mixing on the chemistry of shallow groundwaters: The Harrogate mineral waters, Journal of the Geological Society, 153, pp.231-242.
  • Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Canfield, DE (1996) Rates of reaction between silicate iron and dissolved sulfide in Peru Margin sediments, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 60, pp.2777-2787.
  • Briggs, DEG; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R; Bottrell, SH; Hatfield, WD; Bartels, C (1996) Controls on the pyritization of exceptionally preserved fossils: an analysis of the Lower Devonian Hunsruck Slate of Germany, American Journal of Science, 296, pp.633-663.
  • Canfield, DE; Lyons, TW; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1996) A model for iron deposition to euxinic Black Sea sediments , American Journal of Science, 296, pp.818-834.
  • Bottrell, SH; Raiswell, R; Raiswell, R (1996) Discussion on biogenic acid rain during the late Cretaceous as a possible cause of extinctions, Journal of the Geological Society, 153, pp.175.