Select peer reviewed publications (*indicates undergraduate student under my supervision)
McEachern, K., H. Alegria, A.L. Kalagher*, C. Hansen*, S. Morrison*, D.W. Hastings. (2019) Microplastics in Tampa Bay, FL: Abundance and Variability in Estuarine Waters and Sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2019.07.068
Hastings, D.W., T. Bartlett, G. Brooks, R.A. Larson, K. A. Quinn, D. Razionale, P. T. Schwing, L.H. Pérez Bernal, A.C. Ruiz-Fernández, J-A Sánchez-Cabeza and D. J. Hollander. (2020) Changes in redox conditions of surface sediments following the Deepwater Horizon and Ixtoc I events. (Chap. 16). In: Murawski SA, Ainsworth C, Gilbert S, Hollander D, Paris CB, Schlüter M, Wetzel D (eds) Deep oil spills – facts, fate and effects. Springer.
Schwing PT, Hollander DJ, Brooks GR, Larson RA, Hastings DW, Chanton JP, Lincoln SA, Radović JR, Langenhoff A (2020). The sedimentary record of MOSSFA events in the Gulf of Mexico: a comparison of the Deepwater Horizon (2010) and Ixtoc 1 (1979) oil spills (Chap. 13). In: Murawski SA, Ainsworth C, Gilbert S, Hollander D, Paris CB, Schlüter M, Wetzel D (eds) Deep oil spills – facts, fate and effects. Springer.
Overholt, W.A., P.T. Schwing, D.W. Hastings, D. J. Hollander, J. E. Kostka. (2019) The core seafloor microbiome in the Gulf of Mexico is remarkably consistent and shows evidence of recovery from disturbance caused by major oil spills. Environmental Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1101/236950.
Olson, L., Quinn, K.D., Siebecker, M.G., Luther III, G. W., Hastings, D.W., Morford, J.L. (2017). Trace metal diagenesis in sulfidic sediments: Insights from Chesapeake Bay.” Chemical Geology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.01.018
Hastings D. W., P.T. Schwing, G. R. Brooks, R.A. Larson, T. Bartlett*, J.L. Morford, T. Roeder*, K. A. Quinn, I. Romero, D. J. Hollander. (2016) Changes in sediment redox conditions following the BP DWH Blowout event. Deep Sea Research II:167-178, special volume: The Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem: Before, During, and After the Macondo blowout. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2014.12.009
Schwing, P.T., Romero, I.C., Larson, R.A., O’Malley, B.J., Fridrik, E.E., Brooks, G.R., Hastings, D.W., Rosenheim, B.E., Hollander, D.J. (2016). Sediment Core Extrusion Method at Millimeter Resolution using a Calibrated, Threaded-rod. Journal of Visualized Experiments. http://www.jove.com/video/54363.
Schwing, P. T., O’Malley, B. J., Romero, I. C., Martínez-Colón, M., Hastings, D. W., Glabach, M. A., Hladky, E. M., Greco, A., Hollander, D. J. (2017). Characterizing the variability of benthic foraminifera in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon event (2010–2012). Environ Sci Poll Res 24(3): 2754-2769. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-7996-z
Romero, I.C., Schwing, P.T., Brooks, G.R., Larson, R.A., Hastings, D.W., Flower, B.P., Goddard, E., Hollander, D.J. (2015) Hydrocarbons in deep-sea sediments following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Blowout in the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0128371
Schwing, P.T., Romero, I.C., Brooks, G.R., Hastings, D.W., Larson, R.A., Hollander, D.J. (2015) A Decline in Benthic Foraminifera Following the Deepwater Horizon Event in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico. PLOS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120565
Brooks, G.R., Larson, R.A., Schwing, P.T., Romero, I.C., Moore, C., Reichart, G.J., Jilbert, T., Chanton, J., Hastings, D.W., Overholt, W.A., Marks, K.P., Kostka, J.E., Holmes, C.W., Flower, B.P., Hollander, D.J. (2015) Sedimentation Pulse in the NE Gulf of Mexico Following the 2010 DWH Blowout. (PLOS ONE).
Hastings, D.W., Shevenell, A.E., Kennett, J.P. Benjamin Flower (1962-2012), Geophysists. EOS. https://doi.org/10.1029/2012EO400007
Williams, C., B. Flower, and D.W. Hastings. (2012) Seasonal Laurentide Ice Sheet Melting During the Mystery Interval. Geology, 40: doi:10.1130/G33279.1.
Loomis, S.* D. W. Hastings. (2012) Determination of temperature calibration for benthic foraminifera: Methods. MarSci: Online Journal for Undergraduate Research in the Marine Sciences, 12.
Flower, B. P., D. W. Hastings, N. R. Randle* (2011). Paired AMS 14C dates on planktic foraminifera from a Gulf of Mexico sediment core: An assessment of stratigraphic continuity. Radiocarbon, 53: 337-344.
Hastings, D. W. (2011) Understanding the Carbon Cycle: A Jigsaw Approach. This activity was extensively reviewed for inclusion in Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network’s collection of educational resources. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/climatechange/activities/15162.html.
Williams, C., B. P. Flower, D. W. Hastings, T. P. Guilderson, K. A. Quinn, and E. A. Goddard (2010). Deglacial abrupt climate change in the Atlantic Warm Pool: A Gulf of Mexico perspective. Paleoceanography, 25: PA4221, doi:10.1029/2010PA001928.
Flower, B. P., C. Williams, H.W. Hill, and D. W. Hastings. (2011) Laurentide Ice Sheet meltwater and the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation during the last glacial cycle: A view from the Gulf of Mexico. Abrupt Climate Change: Mechanisms, Patterns, and Impacts, edited by H. Rashid. L. Polyak, and E. Mosley-Thompson. AGU Geophysical Monograph, 2010BK001016.
Hastings, D.W. (2009) Simulation of international negotiations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This activity was extensively reviewed for inclusion in Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network’s collection of educational resources. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/climatechange/activities/15155.html
Greaves, M., N. Caillon, H. Rebaubier, G. Bartoli, S. Bohaty, I. Cacho, L. Clarke, P. Delaney, P. D. Menocal, A. Dutton, S. Eggins, H. Elderfield, E. Goddard, J. Groeneveld, D. Garbe-Schoenberg, D. W. Hastings, E. Hathorne, K. Katsurori, G. Klinkhammer, L. Labeyrie, D. Lea, T. Marchitto, G. Mortyn, Y. Ni, D. Nuernberg, G. Paradis, L. Pena, T. Quinn, Y. Rosenthal, A. Russell, T. Sagawa, R. Sherrell, L. Stott, K. Tachikawa, E. Tappa, R. Thunell and P. Wilson. (2008) Interlaboratory comparison study of calibration standards for foraminiferal Mg/Ca thermometry. Geochem, Geophys., Geosyst. 9(8). doi:10.1029/2008GC001974.
Cronin, T. D., N. T. Edgar, G. R. Brooks, D. W. Hastings, R. Larson, A. C. Hine, S. D. Locker, B. C. Suthard, B. P. Flower, D. J. Hollander, J. Wehmiller, D. A. Willard, and S. M. Smith (2007). Sea Level Rise in Tampa Bay. EOS 88(10).
Flower, B. P., D. W. Hastings, H. W. Hill and T. M. Quinn (2004). Phasing of deglacial warming and Laurentide ice sheet meltwater in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology, 32(7): 597-600.
Whitko, A. N.* D. W. Hastings, and B. P. Flower (2002). Past sea surface temperatures in the tropical South China Sea based on a new foraminiferal Mg calibration. MARSci., DOI: 01.020101.
Shen, C. C., D. W. Hastings, T. Lee, C. H. Chiu, M. Y. Lee, K. Y. Wei, and R. L. Edwards (2001). High-precision glacial-interglacial benthic foraminiferal Sr/Ca record from the eastern equatorial Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 190:197-209.
Villanueva, J., and D. W. Hastings (2000). A century scale record of the preservation of chlorophyll and its transformation products in anoxic sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 64: 2281-2294.
Hastings, D. W., A. Russell and S. Emerson. (1998). Foraminiferal magnesium in G. sacculifer as a paleotemperature proxy. Paleoceanography, 13:161-169.
Hastings, D. W., S. Emerson, J. Erez, and B. Nelson (1996). Vanadium in foraminiferal calcite: Evaluation of a method to determine paleo-seawater vanadium concentrations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 60: 3701-3715.
Hastings, D. W., S. Emerson, and A. Mix (1996). Vanadium in foraminiferal calcite as a tracer for changes in the areal extent of reducing sediments over the past 35 ky. Paleoceanography, 11: 665-678. https://doi.org/10.1029/96PA01985
Hastings, D. W., S. Emerson, and B. Nelson (1996). Determination of picogram quantities of vanadium in foraminiferal calcite and seawater by isotope dilution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry with electrothermal vaporization. Analytical Chemistry, 68: 371-378.
Hastings, D. W. and S. Emerson (1988). Sulfate reduction in the presence of low oxygen levels in the water column of the Cariaco Trench. Limnology and Oceanography, 33: 391-396.
Hastings, D. W. and S. Emerson (1986). Oxidation of manganese by spores of a marine bacillus: Kinetic and thermodynamic considerations. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 50: 1819-1824. https://doi.org/10.1016/0016-7037(86)90141-9Crerar, D., J. Means, M. Borcsik, D. W. Hastings, K. Lyon, and R. Quiett (1981). Hydrogeochemistry of the New Jersey Coastal Plain: Transport and Deposition of Iron, Aluminum, and DOM in Stream, Ground and Estuary Water. Chemical Geology, 33: 23-44.
American Geophysical Union Voices for Science, 2019/20 Cohort
Florida Institute of Oceanography Advisory Board, 2003 – 2019.
Using Sound Science on Plastics to Help Enact Legislation at the City and State Level. Invited talk: Untold Stories of Science Policy. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 2019
Hastings D.W. Panel on Changing Tides: The Future of Our Oceans. Public Interest Environmental Law Conference. Our Future: Embracing the Anthropocene. Gainesville, FL February 2019.
Co-convenor, American Geophysical Union Session, Fall Meeting 2013.
ED008 Climate Literacy: Barriers, Misconceptions, and Progress in Improving Climate Literacy.
AGU Science Meeting Mentor and Advisor in NSF and NASA-funded Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in Earth System Science Initiatives, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015.
Reviewer of applicants for this program in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015.
Reviewer and consultant, Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) 2013.
Hastings, D., K. McEachern, A. L. Kalagher*, C. Hansen.* Microplastics in Tampa Bay, FL: Abundance and Variability in Natural Waters, Sediments, and Wastewater Treatment Plants. 6th International Marine Debris Conference. San Diego, CA, 2018
Tampa’s Vulnerabilities in Facing Climate Change. Hosted by Café con Tampa. Tampa, FL July 13, 2018
Climate Change Science: Impacts in Florida and Regional Solutions. Native Plant Horticultural Foundation Fundraiser. April 14 2018.
Ground Zero: The Impact of Climate Change on Florida’s Coastal Cities. Earth Week 2018.
Pasco Hernando State College. April 11, 2018.
Climate Change Science. Invited talk: Understanding Climate and Health in Florida – A Focus on Vulnerable Communities. 2018 Cobb Institute Health Disparities Symposium / NMA Health Institute Moffit Cancer Center, USF. January 27, 2018.
Climate Science and Solutions. Workshop on Effective Climate Communication funded by Union of Concerned Scientists. December 21, 2017. Bradenton, FL.
Climate Change in Florida: Now for the Good News. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve Natural History Speaker series. November 14, 2017
Climate Change – Real or Fake? Invited speaker: Willis Leadership Lecture, Shorecrest Preparatory School. November 11, 2017.
Climate Science and Solutions: Local Impacts and Regional Solutions. Sarasota Climate Justice Coalition, Ringling College of Art and Design. November 2, 2017.
Different Voices, Same Message: Building diversity in meetings with legislators. Webinar panel on how to build effective diverse delegations. Union of Concerned Scientists, July 18, 2017.
Salty Topics: Microplastics in the Environment. Weedon Island Preserve Speaker Series. March 2, 2017
Microplastics: Their potential threat. Boyd Hill Nature Preserve seminar series. February 14, 2017
Climate Science and Solutions: Is it too late for Florida? OLLI at Eckerd College, Feb. 10, 2017
Microplastics in Tampa Bay Community Workshop. January 21, 2017, Eckerd College. Funded by Tampa Bay Estuary Program Mini-grant.
Environmental Justice For All: An Interactive Experience! October 20, 2016. Eckerd College
Climate Action After Hours: A Panel Discussion on the Election and Climate Change presented by New Leaders Council, Tampa FL. Sept 15, 2016.
2Scientists Blog on Climate Change in the oceans: Seas of Change. Podcast (45 minutes) on climate change science and the oceans. https://2scientists.org/podcast/sea
The Good News About Climate Change. Pint of Science Science Festival. St Petersburg, FL. May 25, 2016.
Climate Change Science: Local Impacts and Florida Solutions. Keynote speaker: Florida Gulf Coast Audubon Academy. April 23, 2016
Microplastics in Tampa Bay: Education and Action. Tampa Bay Estuary Program minigrant symposium. St Petersburg, FL. March 16, 2016
China’s Energy Future: Global climate challenges, national, and local solutions. Keynote speaker. ASIANetwork Annual Meeting, St Petersburg, FL. March 6, 2016
Microplastics in Tampa Bay Community Workshop. January 9, 2016, Eckerd College. Funded by Tampa Bay Estuary Program Minigrant
Opening presentation at Climate Education Workshop offered by the Gulf of Mexico Climate Outreach Community of Practice (COP) and the NOAA Climate Stewards Education Program, Sirata Beach Resort and Conference Center, St Pete Beach, FL. May 17, 2015.
Climate Change: What does the future hold? Keynote speaker for Florida Marine Science Educators Association (FMSEA) annual conference. May 2, 2015.
Speaker on climate change: Climate Change and Florida Solutions. Unitarian Universalist Church, St Petersburg, Fl. April 26, 2015
Opening Session at Environmental and Sustainability Seminar organized by Leadership St Pete, St Petersburg Chamber. State of the Environment in Tampa Bay. April 16, 2015 St Petersburg, FL.
Speaker at plenary on climate change: Science and Solutions to Climate Change: What’s happening in Florida? Naples Unitarian Universalist Church, Naples, Fl. April 9, 2015.
Tales from a warming planet: Climate change and the politics of science. Environmental & Sustainability Studies Program, Western Michigan University. March 27, 2015.
Fire, Floods, and Famine:
What can we do about Climate Change? Primary speaker at plenary on climate change. February 11, 2015 Sarasota Unitarian Universalist Church, Sarasota, FL. www.fffclimatechange.azurewebsites.net
Stewardship of water: Water and climate change in the Sunshine State. Part of series “By Water and the Spirit: This Fragile Earth, Our Island Home” Saint Peter’s Cathedral, St Petersburg, FL. 11/9/2014.
Panel discussion on climate change. Blue Ocean Film Festival, November 4, 2014. St Petersburg, FL www.blueoceanfilmfestival.org
Global Warming and the Ocean: What’s happening and what can we expect. Science, Engineering and Technology Group, Sun City Center, Fl. October 13, 2014.
Host, presenter, organizer: Climate Science and Solutions Summit: Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change. Summit with climate scientists and policy makers to frame policy. Eckerd College, 10/6/14.
Ocean Acidification: Marine biological impacts of increasing carbon dioxide. Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Fl. November 12, 2013.
Host and moderator for discussion on Water in Florida sponsored by St. Petersburg Friends Peace and Social Concerns Committee, St. Petersburg, Fl. March 23, 2013.
The Gulf Oil Spill and Climate Solutions as part of Fossil Fuels, Oil Spills & Climate Change: Local to Global Responses at The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA. February 1, 2013.
Host and moderator for conversation on Sea Level Rise in Florida: Mitigation, Adaptation or Retreat? with Drs. Pier Vellinga and Henry Pollack, Presidential Event Series, Eckerd College, March 28, 2013.
Evening Tide Talks at the Florida Aquarium: Dissolving Before Our Eyes: Ocean acidification and why it matters to Floridians. Tampa, FL. January 16, 2013
Cool It! Florida’s Coming Climate Change Crisis. Circus McGurkis, Project of the Religious Society of Friends. St Petersburg, FL October 27, 2012.
Panel Discussion on China and the Environment, Campus Sustainability Through Environmental Service; Eckerd College Program Series Panel Discussion; October 10, 2012.
Dissolving Before Our Eyes: Ocean acidification and why it matters to Floridians. Salty Topics: Marine science speaker series at Weedon Island Preserve, St Petersburg, FL. May 3, 2012.
The Science of Climate Change and the Challenge of Sustainable Living: How Can Quakers Respond and Act? Half-Yearly meeting, Southeastern Yearly Meeting, of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Wekiva State Park, FL. November 25, 2011.
Ocean Acidification: The “Other” Problem with CO2 , Informal Science Educators Meeting, Coastal Areas Climate Change Education, The Florida Aquarium, Friday, April 15, 2011.
Past Climate Change: Tales from the Past, Tips for the Future. Science and Society Series, Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College, November 3, 2011.
Led delegation from India “Climate Change and Clean Energy: A Project for India” Program for U.S. Department of State Council for International Visitors, Tampa Bay Region. April 15, 2011.
Clarify the Science: Panel Discussion on Climate Change, University of South Florida, Oct. 20, 2010.
Feeling The Heat: Florida’s Coming Climate Change Crisis. City of Gulfport, April 17, 2009.
A Climate for Change: Academy of Senior Professionals at Eckerd College, Nov. 17, 2009.
Invited Panel Member Panel Discussion: Climate Change and Future Challenges, Bay Area Scientific Information Symposium. St Petersburg, FL October 20-23, 2009.
Sustainability Efforts on Bay Area Campuses. September 23, 2009. Studio@620, St Petersburg, FL.
I convened a roundtable discussion with sustainability leaders from Tampa Bay’s academic community.
God It’s Getting Hot Out Here: Spirituality & Climate Change. Homily at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Saint Petersburg, November 11, 2009.
Feel The Heat: Climate Change, Vulnerability, and Environmental Justice, Social Justice Roundtable Series, Studio@620, St Petersburg, FL November 19, 2008.
Invited to present at Forum on Scientific Integrity, convened by Union of Concerned Scientists at University of South Florida, October 2008.