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Nora Noffke
Old Dominion University

Selected Publications

Noffke, N. (2010): Geobiology: Microbial Mats in Sandy Deposits from the Archean Era to Today. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 193 p.

Cady, S. & Noffke, N. (2009): Geobiology: Evidence for Early Life on Earth and the Search for Life on other Planets, GSA Today, 19, p. 4-10.

Noffke, N. (2009): The criteria for biogeneicity of microbially induced sedimentary structures (MISS) in Archean, sandy deposits.- Earth Science Reviews, 96, p.173-180.

Noffke, N. (2008): Turbulent lifestyle: Benthic cyanobacteria on Earth’s sandy beaches today and 3 billion years ago. GSA Today, 18, p. 4-9.

Noffke, N., Beukes, N., Hazen, R.,& Swift, D. (2008): Exceptionally preserved microbial mats of Meso-Archean age: the Sinqueni Formation, Pongola Supergroup, South Africa. – Geobiology, 6, 1, 5-20.

Noffke, N., Beukes, N., & Hazen, R. (2006a): Microbially induced sedimentary structures in the 2.9 Ga old Brixton Formation, Witwatersrand Supergroup, South Africa. Precambrian Research, 146, p. 35-44.

Noffke, N., Hazen, R., Eriksson, K., & Simpson, E. (2006b): A new window into early life: Microbial mats in a siliciclastic early Archean tidal flat (3.2 Ga Moodies Group, South Africa). Geology, 34, p. 253-256. [highlighted in a Editorial Choice article in Science, 2009]

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