Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton

J Andy Milton

BSc, PhD

Primary position:
Manager, Plasma Mass Spectrometer Laboratory

Background

The University of Southampton

Manager, Plasma Mass Spectrometer Laboratory, SOES, University of Southampton [2009]
Senior Experimental Officer, University of Southampton [1998]
Experimental Officer, University of Southampton [1995]
Research Fellow, Geosciences Advisory Unit, University of Southampton [1994]
PhD Geochemistry University of Southampton [1993]
BSc Applied Geology University of Plymouth [1989]

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Publications

The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)

Article

Russell, Ben C., Croudace, Ian W., Warwick, Phil E. and Milton, J. Andy (2014) Determination of precise 135Cs/137Cs ratio in environmental samples using Sector Field Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, 86, (17), 8719-8726. (doi:10.1021/ac501894a).
Lang, David C., Bailey, Ian, Wilson, Paul A., Beer, Christopher J., Bolton, Clara T., Friedrich, Oliver, Newsam, Cherry, Spencer, Megan R., Gutjahr, Marcus, Foster, Gavin L., Cooper, Matthew J. and Milton, J. Andrew (2014) The transition on North America from the warm humid Pliocene to the glaciated Quaternary traced by eolian dust deposition at a benchmark North Atlantic Ocean drill site. Quaternary Science Reviews, 93, 125-141. (doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.04.005).
da Costa, I. Ribeiro, Mourão, C., Récio, C., Guimarães, F., Antunes, I.M., Ramos, J. Farinha, Barriga, F.J.A.S., Palmer, M.R. and Milton, J.A. (2014) Tourmaline occurrences within the Penamacor-Monsanto granitic pluton and host-rocks (Central Portugal): genetic implications of crystal-chemical and isotopic features. Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 167, (4), 1-23. (doi:10.1007/s00410-014-0993-7).
Sturrock, Anna M., Trueman, Clive N., Milton, J. Andy, Waring, Colin P., Cooper, Matthew J. and Hunter, Ewan (2014) Physiological influences can outweigh environmental signals in otolith microchemistry research. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 500, 245-264. (doi:10.3354/meps10699).
Müller, M., Mills, R.A., Pearce, R.B., Milton, J.A., Statham, P.J., Lloyd, J.R., Mujahid, A. and Denuault, G. (2014) An electrochemical study of the influence of Marinobacter aquaeolei on the alteration of hydrothermal chalcopyrite (CuFeS2) and pyrite (FeS2) under circumneutral conditions. Geomicrobiology Journal, 31, (5), 373-382. (doi:10.1080/01490451.2012.711430).
Intaranont, Noramon, Garcia-Araez, Nuria, Hector, Andrew L., Milton, J. Andy and Owen, John R. (2014) Selective lithium extraction from brines by chemical reaction with battery materials. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, (18), 6374-6377. (doi:10.1039/c4ta01101e).
Longmore, Craig, Trueman, Clive N., Neat, Francis, Jorde, Per Erik, Knutsen, Halvor, Stefanni, Sergio, Catarino, Diana, Milton, James A., Mariani, Stefano and Gillanders, Bronwyn (2014) Ocean-scale connectivity and life cycle reconstruction in a deep-sea fish. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 71, (9), 1312-1323. (doi:10.1139/cjfas-2013-0343).
Sturrock, Anna M., Hunter, Ewan, Milton, J. Andy and Trueman, Clive N. (2013) Analysis methods and reference concentrations of 12 minor and trace elements in fish blood plasma. Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, 27, (4), 273-285. (doi:10.1016/j.jtemb.2013.03.001).
Milton, James A., Patole, Samson, Yin, Huabing, Xiao, Qiang, Brown, Tom and Melvin, Tracy (2013) Efficient self-assembly of DNA-functionalized fluorophores and gold nanoparticles with DNA functionalized silicon surfaces: the effect of oligomer spacers. Nucleic Acids Research, 41, (7), e80. (doi:10.1093/nar/gkt031). (PMID:23361467).
Henehan, Michael J., Rae, James W. B., Foster, Gavin L., Erez, Jonathan, Prentice, Katherine C., Kucera, Michal, Bostock, Helen C., Martínez-Botí, M.A., Milton, J.A., Wilson, P.A., Marshall, Brittney J. and Elliott, Timothy (2013) Calibration of the boron isotope proxy in the planktonic foraminifera Globigerinoides ruber for use in palaeo-CO2 reconstruction. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 364, 111-122. (doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.12.029).
Gehrels, W. Roland, Callard, S. Louise, Moss, Patrick T., Marshall, William A., Blaauw, Maarten, Hunter, John, Milton, J. Andrew and Garnett, Mark H. (2012) Nineteenth and twentieth century sea-level changes in Tasmania and New Zealand. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 315-316, 94-102. (doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.08.046).
Scotney, P.M., Joseph, J.B., Marshall, J.E.A., Lowe, M.J., Croudace, I.W. and Milton, J.A. (2012) Geochemical and mineralogical properties of the Lower Callovian (Jurassic) Kellaways Sand, variations in trace element concentrations and implications for hydrogeological risk assessment. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 45, (1), 45-60. (doi:10.1144/1470-9236/11-005).
Demény, A., Harangi, Sz., Vennemann, T.W., Casillas, R., Horváth, P., Milton, A.J., Mason, P.R.D. and Ulianov, A. (2012) Amphiboles as indicators of mantle source contamination: Combined evaluation of stable H and O isotope compositions and trace element ratios. Lithos, 152, 141-156. (doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2012.07.001).
Mawji, Edward, Gledhill, M., Milton, J.A., Zubkov, M.V., Thompson, Anu, Wolff, George A. and Achterberg, Eric P. (2011) Production of siderophore type chelates in Atlantic Ocean waters enriched with different carbon and nitrogen sources. Marine Chemistry, 124, (1-4), 90-99 . (doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2010.12.005).
Longmore, C., Trueman, C.N., Neat, F., O’Gorman, E.J., Milton, J.A. and Mariani, S. (2011) Otolith geochemistry indicates life-long spatial population structuring in a deep-sea fish, Coryphaenoides rupestris. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 435, 209-224. (doi:10.3354/meps/09197).
Stow, Dorrik, Fildes, Christine, Riahi, Sami, Soussi, Mohamed, Patel, Urval, Milton, J. Andy and Marsh, Stuart (2010) Reply to comment on `European provenance of the Numidian Flysch in northern Tunisia'. Terra Nova, 22, (6), 504-505. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.2010.00966.x).
Pandey, Anju, Parson, Lindsay and Milton, Andy (2010) Geochemistry of the Davis and Aurora Banks: Possible implications on evolution of the North Scotia Ridge. Marine Geology, 268, (1-4), 106-114. (doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2009.10.025).
Longmore, Craig, Fogarty, Kate, Neat, Francis, Brophy, Deirdre, Trueman, Clive, Milton, Andrew and Mariani, Stefano (2010) A comparison of otolith microchemistry and otolith shape analysis for the study of spatial variation in a deep-sea teleost, Coryphaenoides rupestris. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 89, (3-4), 591-605. (doi:10.1007/s10641-010-9674-1).
Fildes, Christine, Stow, Dorrik, Riahi, Sami, Soussi, Mohamed, Patel, Urval, Milton, J. Andy and Marsh, Stuart (2010) European provenance of the Numidian Flysch in northern Tunisia. Terra Nova, 22, (2), 94-102. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-3121.2009.00921.x).
Mawji, Edward, Gledhill, Martha, Milton, James A., Tarran, Glen A., Ussher, Simon, Thompson, Anu, Wolff, George A., Worsfold, Paul J. and Achterberg, Eric P. (2008) Hydroxamate siderophores: occurrence and importance in the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science and Technology, 42, (3), 8675-8680. (doi:10.1021/es801884r).
Demény, Attila, Casillas, Ramón, Ahijado, Agustina, de La Nuez, Julio, Milton, J. Andrew and Nagy, Géza (2008) Carbonate xenoliths in La Palma: Carbonatite or alteration product? Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry, 68, (4), 369-381. (doi:10.1016/j.chemer.2008.05.002).
Chavagnac, Valérie, Lair, Mathieu, Milton, J. Andy, Lloyd, April, Croudace, Ian W., Palmer, Martin R., Green, Daryl R.H. and Cherkashev, Georgy A. (2008) Tracing dust input to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge between 14°45′N and 36°14′N: Geochemical and Sr isotope study. Marine Geology, 247, (3-4), 208-225. (doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2007.09.003).
Chavagnac, V., Waniek, J.J., Atkin, D., Milton, J.A., Leipe, T., Green, D.R.H., Bahlo, R., Hayes, T.E.F. and Schulz-Bull, D.E. (2007) Anti-Atlas Moroccan Chain as the source of lithogenic-derived micronutrient fluxes to the deep Northeast Atlantic Ocean. Geophysical Research Letters, 34, (21), L21604. (doi:10.1029/2007GL030985).
Chavagnac, V., Milton, J.A., Green, D.R.H., Breuer, J., Bruguier, O., Jacob, D.E., Jong, T., Kamenov, G.D., Le Huray, J., Liu, Y., Palmer, M.R., Pourtales, S., Rodhuskin, I., Soldati, A., Trueman, C.N. and Yuan, H. (2007) Towards the development of a fossil bone geochemical standard: an inter-laboratory study. Analytica Chimica Acta, 599, (2), 177-190. (doi:10.1016/j.aca.2007.08.015).
Le Bas, M.J., Xueming, Y., Taylor, R.N., Spiro, B., Milton, J.A. and Peishan, Z. (2007) New evidence from a calcite-dolomite carbonatite dyke for the magmatic origin of the massive Bayan Obo ore-bearing dolomite marble, Inner Mongolia, China. Mineralogy and Petrology, 90, (3-4), 223-248. (doi:10.1007/s00710-006-0177-x).
Ishizuka, O., Taylor, R.N., Yuasa, M., Milton, J.A., Nesbitt, R.W., Uto, K. and Sakamoto, I. (2007) Processes controlling along-arc isotopic variation of the southern Izu-Bonin arc. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 8, Q06008. (doi:10.1029/2006GC001475).
Ishizuka, O., Taylor, R.N., Milton, J.A., Nesbitt, R.W., Yuasa, M. and Sakamoto, I. (2006) Variation in the mantle sources of the northern Izu arc with time and space - constraints from high-precision Pb isotopes. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 156, (3-4), 266-290. (doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2006.03.005).
Pitcairn, I.K., Warwick, P.E., Milton, J.A. and Teagle, D.A.H. (2006) Method for ultra-low-level analysis of gold in rocks. Analytical Chemistry, 78, (4), 1290-1295. (doi:10.1021/ac051861z).
Chavagnac, V., Palmer, M.R., Milton, J.A., Green, D.R.H. and German, C.R. (2006) Hydrothermal sediments as a potential record of seawater Nd isotope compositions: The Rainbow vent site (36°14′N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge). Palaeoceanography, 21, (3), PA3012. (doi:10.1029/2006PA001273).
Murton, B.J., Tindle, A.G., Milton, J.A. and Sauter, D. (2005) Heterogeneity in southern Central Indian Ridge MORB: Implications for ridge-hot spot interaction. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 6, Q03E20. (doi:10.1029/2004GC000798).
Gioncada, A., Mazzuoli, R. and Milton, A.J. (2005) Magma mixing at Lipari (Aeolian Islands, Italy): insights from textural and compositional features of phenocrysts. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 145, (1-2), 79-118. (doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2005.01.002).
Demeny, A., Vennemann, T.W., Homonnay, Z., Milton, A., Embey-Isztin, A. and Nagy, G. (2005) Origin of amphibole megacrysts in the Pliocene-Pleistocene basalts of the Carpathian-Pannonian region. Geologica Carpathica, 56, (2), 179-189.
Chavagnac, V., German, C.R., Milton, J.A. and Palmer, M.R. (2005) Sources of REE in sediment cores from the Rainbow vent site (36,14'N, MAR). Chemical Geology, 216, (3-4), 329-352. (doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2004.11.015).
Le Bas, M.J., Ba-bttat, M.A.O., Taylor, R.N., Milton, J.A., Windley, B.F. and Evins, P.M. (2004) The carbonatite-marble dykes of Abyan Province, Yemen Republic: the mixing of mantle and crustal carbonate materials revealed by isotope and trace element analysis. Mineralogy and Petrology, 82, (1-2), 105-135. (doi:10.1007/s00710-004-0056-2).
Sheridan, A.K., Gawith, C.B.E., Emmerson, G.D., Milton, J.A., Smith, P.G.R. and Wilkinson, J.S. (2004) Channel waveguides in ion-exchanged Pyrex by direct UV writing. Optics Communications, 242, (1-3), 109-114. (doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2004.08.014).
Demeny, A., Vennemann, T.W., Hegner, E., Nagy, G., Milton, J.A., Embey-Isztine, A., Homonnay, Z. and Dobosi, G. (2004) Trace element and C-O-Sr-Nd isotope evidence for subduction-related carbonate-silicate melts in mantle xenoliths (Pannonian Basin, Hungary). Lithos, 75, (1-2), 89-113. (doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2003.12.016).
Ishizuka, Osamu, Taylor, Rex N., Milton, J. Andy and Nesbitt, Robert W. (2003) Fluid-mantle interaction in an intra-oceanic arc: constraints from high-precision Pb isotopes. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 211, (3-4), 221-236. (doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00201-2).
Ishizuka, O., Taylor, R.N., Yuasa, M., Milton, J.A., Nesbitt, R.W., Uto, K. and Sakamoto, I. (2003) Processes controlling along-arc isotopic variation of the Izu-Bonin arc (abstract of paper presented at AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, 8-12 Dec 2003). EOS: Transactions American Geophysical Union, 84, (46, Supplement), F1394.
Taylor, Rex N., Warneke, Thorsten, Milton, J. Andrew, Croudace, Ian W., Warwick, Phillip E. and Nesbitt, Robert W. (2003) Multiple ion counting determination of plutonium isotope ratios using multi-collector ICPMS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 18, (5), 480-484. (doi:10.1039/b300432e).
Ishizuka, O., Taylor, R.N., Yuasa, M., Milton, J.A., Nesbitt, R.W., Uto, K. and Sakamoto, I. (2003) Along-arc geochemical variation of the southern Izu-Bonin arc - transition from the Izu-Bonin to Mariana arc. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 67, (18 Supplement), p.A176.
Demeny, A., Vennemann, T.W., Hegner, E., Embey-Isztin, A., Homonnay, Z. and Milton, J.A. (2002) Trace element and isotopic evidence for subduction-related carbonate-silicate melts in mantle xenoliths from the Pannonian Basin, Hungary. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, (15A), A176.
Chu, N-C., Taylor, R.N., Chavagnac, V., Nesbitt, R.W., Boella, R.M., Milton, J.A., German, C.R., Bayon, G. and Burton, K. (2002) Hf isotope ratio analysis using multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: an evaluation of isobaric interference corrections. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 17, (12), 1567-1574. (doi:10.1039/b206707b).
Taylor, R.N., Warneke, T., Croudace, I.W., Milton, J.A. and Warwick, P.E. (2002) Plutonium and uranium isotope ratio measurement by MC-ICP-MS (abstract of paper presented at 12th Annual V.M. Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, August 18-23, 2002). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, (15A), p.A766.
Bayon, G., German, C.R., Boella, R.M., Milton, J.A., Taylor, R.N. and Nesbitt, R.W. (2002) An improved method for extracting marine sediment fractions and its application to Sr and Nd isotopic analysis. Chemical Geology, 187, (3-4), 179-199. (doi:10.1016/S0009-2541(01)00416-8).
Ishizuka, O., Taylor, R.N., Milton, J.A. and Nesbitt, R.W. (2002) Fluid-mantle interaction in an intra-oceanic arc: constraints from high-precision Pb isotopes. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 66, (15A), p.A357.
Taylor, Rex N., Warneke, Thorsten, Milton, J .Andrew, Croudace, Ian W., Warwick, Phillip E. and Nesbitt, Robert W. (2001) Plutonium isotope ratio analysis at femtogram to nanogram levels by multicollector ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 16, (3), 279-284. (doi:10.1039/b009078f).
Ishizuka, O., Taylor, R.N., Milton, J.A., Nesbitt, R.W., Uto, K. and Yuasa, M. (2001) Spatial variation of mantle characteristics beneath the Izu-Bonin arc - constraints from high-precision Pb isotopic study. EOS: Transactions American Geophysical Union, 82, (47, Supplement), p.F1199.
Nesbitt, Robert W., Hirata, Takafumi, Butler, Ian B. and Milton, James A. (1997) UV Laser Ablation ICP-MS: Some Applications in the Earth Sciences. Geostandards Newsletter, 21, (2), 231-243. (doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.1997.tb00943.x).

Book Section

Croudace, I.W., Warneke, T., Warwick, P.E., Taylor, R.N. and Milton, J.A. (2003) High precision Pu isotope ratio measurements using MC-ICPMS. In, Warwick, P. (ed.) Environmental Radiochemical Analysis II. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on..., Maidstone, Kent, 18-20 September 2002. 9th International Symposium on Environmental Radiochemical Analysis Cambridge, UK, Royal Society of Chemistry, 104-112. (Royal Society of Chemistry Special Publication 291).
 

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NOC Laser Safety Advisor

Contact

Dr J Andy Milton
Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH
United Kingdom

Room Number: NOCS/161/12

Telephone: (023) 8059 2169
Email: james.a.milton@noc.soton.ac.uk