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John Luther Cisne

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  • John Luther Cisne
  • Dept: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Title: Emeritus
  • Address: 1140 Snee Hall
  • Phone: 607 255-3698
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Selected Publications

  • Cisne, John Luther, R. M. Ziomkowski, Steven J Schwager. 2010. "Mathematical Philology: Entropy Information in Refining Classical Texts' Reconstruction, and Early Philologists' Anticipation of Information Theory." PLoS One 5 (1).
  • Cisne, John Luther. 2009. "Stereoscopic comparison as the long-lost secret to microscopically detailed illumination like the Book of Kells." Perception 38: 1087-1103.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 2005. "Response to Comment on "How science survived: Medieval manuscripts' 'demography' and classic texts' extinction"." Science 310 (5754).
  • Cisne, John Luther. 2005. "Treating medieval manuscripts as fossils - Response." Science 309 (5735): 699-+.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 2005. "How science survived: Medieval manuscripts' "demography" and classic texts' extinction." Science 307 (5713): 1305-1307.
  • Ackerly, S. C., John Luther Cisne, L. B. Railsback, T. F. Anderson. 1993. "Punctal Density in the Ordovician Orthide Brachiopod Paucicrura-Rogata - Anatomical and Paleoenvironmental Variation." Lethaia 26 (1): 17-24.
  • Muramoto, J. A., S. Honjo, B. Fry, B. J. Hay, Robert W. Howarth, John Luther Cisne. 1991. "Sulfur, Iron and Organic-Carbon Fluxes in the Black-Sea - Sulfur Isotopic Evidence for Origin of Sulfur Fluxes." Deep-Sea Research Part a-Oceanographic Research Papers 38: S1151-S1187.
  • Railsback, L. B., S. C. Ackerly, T. F. Anderson, John Luther Cisne. 1990. "Paleontological and Isotope Evidence for Warm Saline Deep Waters in Ordovician Oceans." Nature 343 (6254): 156-159.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 1986. "Earthquakes Recorded Stratigraphically on Carbonate Platforms." Nature 323 (6086): 320-322.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 1985. "Depth-Dependent Sedimentation and the Flexural Edge Effect in Epeiric Seas - Measuring Water Depth Relative to the Lithospheres Flexural Wavelength." Journal of Geology 93 (5): 567-576.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 1984. "A Basin Model for Massive Banded Iron-Formations and Its Geophysical Applications." Journal of Geology 92 (5): 471-488.
  • Hay, B. J., John Luther Cisne. 1984. "Deposition in Anoxic Taconic Foreland Basin, Late Middle Ordovician, New-York." AAPG Bulletin- American Association of Petroleum Geologists 68 (12): 1919-1920.
  • Cisne, John Luther, R. F. Gildner, B. D. Rabe. 1984. "Epeiric Sedimentation and Sea-Level - Synthetic Ecostratigraphy." Lethaia 17 (4): 267-288.
  • Cisne, John Luther, R. F. Gildner. 1984. "Synthetic Stratigraphy of Epicontinental Seas - a Carbonate Sedimentation Model and Its Applications in Sea-Level Studies." AAPG Bulletin- American Association of Petroleum Geologists 68 (4): 462-462.
  • Cisne, John Luther, G. O. Chandlee, B. D. Rabe, J. A. Cohen. 1982. "Clinal Variation, Episodic Evolution, and Possible Parapatric Speciation - the Trilobite Flexicalymene-Senaria Along an Ordovician Depth Gradient." Lethaia 15 (4): 325-341.
  • Cisne, John Luther, G. O. Chandlee. 1982. "Taconic Foreland Basin Graptolites - Age Zonation, Depth Zonation, and Use in Ecostratigraphic Correlation." Lethaia 15 (4): 343-363.
  • Cisne, John Luther, D. E. Karig, B. D. Rabe, B. J. Hay. 1982. "Topography and Tectonics of the Taconic Outer Trench Slope as Revealed through Gradient Analysis of Fossil Assemblages." Lethaia 15 (3): 229-246.
  • Rabe, B. D., John Luther Cisne. 1980. "Chronostratigraphic Accuracy of Ordovician Ecostratigraphic Correlation." Lethaia 13 (2): 109-118.
  • Cisne, John Luther, J. Molenock, B. D. Rabe. 1980. "Evolution in a Cline - the Trilobite Triarthrus Along an Ordovician Depth Gradient." Lethaia 13 (1): 47-59.
  • Cisne, John Luther, G. O. Chandlee, B. D. Rabe, J. A. Cohen. 1980. "Geographic-Variation and Episodic Evolution in an Ordovician Trilobite." Science 209 (4459): 925-927.
  • Cisne, John Luther, B. D. Rabe. 1978. "Coenocorrelation - Gradient Analysis of Fossil Communities and Its Applications in Stratigraphy." Lethaia 11 (4): 341-364.
  • Turcotte, D. L., John Luther Cisne, J. C. Nordmann. 1977. "Evolution of Lunar Orbit." Icarus 30 (2): 254-266.
  • Turcotte, D. L., J. C. Nordmann, John Luther Cisne. 1974. "Evolution of Moons Orbit and Origin of Life." Nature 251 (5471): 124-125.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 1974. "Evolution of World Fauna of Aquatic Free-Living Arthropods." Evolution 28 (3): 337-366.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 1974. "Trilobites and Origin of Arthropods." Science 186 (4158): 13-18.
  • Cisne, John Luther. 1973. "Life-History of an Ordovican Trilobite Triarthrus-Eatoni." Ecology 54 (1): 135-142.