Seth A Young

Assistant Professor

Geochemistry, Scientific Staff


Contact Information

Phone (850) 644-2703
Fax (850) 644-9642
Address 1800 E. Paul Dirac Dr.
Tallahassee , FL 3231 -3706
Building NHMFL FSU

Publications and Scientific Activities


    1. A multi-proxy approach to constrain reducing conditions in the Baltic Basin during the late Silurian Lau carbon isotope excursion Bowman, C.N.; Them, T.; Knight, M.; Kaljo, D.; Eriksson, M.; Hints, O.; Martma, T.; Owens, J.D.; Young, S.A. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 581, 110624 (2021)


    1. Constraining oceanic oxygenation during the Shuram excursion in South China using thallium isotopes Fan, H.; Nielsen, S.; Owens, J.D.; Auro, M.; Shu, Y.; Hardisty, D.; Horner, T.; Bowman, C.N.; Young, S.A.; Wen, H. Geobiology, 18, 3, 348--365 (2020)
    2. Integrated sedimentary, biotic, and paleoredox dynamics from multiple localities in southern Laurentia during the late Silurian (Ludfordian) extinction event Bowman, C.N.; Lindskog, A.; Kozik, N.; Richbourg, C.; Owens, J.D.; Young, S.A. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 553, 109799 (2020)
    3. Marine redox variability from Baltica during extinction events in the latest Ordovician--early Silurian Young, S.A.; Benayoun, E.; Kozik, N.; Hints, O.; Martma, T.; Bergström, S.T.; Owens, J.D. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 554, 109792 (2020)


    1. Geochemical evidence for expansion of marine euxinia during an early Silurian (Llandovery?Wenlock boundary) mass extinction Young, S.A.; Kleinberg, A.; Owens, J.D. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 513, 187?196 (2019)
    2. Did early land plants produce a stepwise-change in atmospheric oxygen during the Late Ordovician (Sandbian ~458 Ma)? Adiatma, Y.D.; Saltzman, M.R.; Young, S.A.; Griffith, E.M.; Kozik, N.; Edwards, C.T.; Leslie, S.A.; Bancroft, A.M. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 534, 1-14 (2019)
    3. Linking the progressive expansion of reducing conditions to a stepwise mass extinction event in the late Silurian oceans Bowman, C.N.; Young, S.A.; Kaljo, D.; Eriksson, M.; Them, T.; Hints, O.; Martma, T.; Owens, J.D. Geology, 47, 10, 968-972 (2019)
    4. Investigation of changes in paleoceanographic redox state as a driver for early Silurian extinction events using multiple geochemical proxies in the Baltic Basin. Benayoun, Emily (2019)
    5. Geochemical Investigation of environmental changes associated with the Silurian Mulde extinction event. Funderburk, Randall (2019)


    1. Investigation of environmental changes associated with the early Silurian Ireviken extinction event. Kleinberg, Andrew (2017)
    2. Investigating the Linkage in Increasing Oxygen and the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event using Geochemical Fingerprints. Kozik, Nevin (2017)


    1. Acquisition Of A Gas Source Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer (IRMS) For Earth And Ocean Sciences Research At Florida State University Young, S., Owens, J.D., Salters, V.J. and Chanton J. Agency: National Science Foundation From: 4/1/2016 To: 3/31/2017 Amount: 174,343 (2016)