Fan, H, Nielsen, SG, Owens, JD, Auro, M, Shu,Y, Hardisty, DS, Bowman, CB, Young, SA, Wen, H (accepted, 2020) Constraining oceanic oxygenation during the Shuram excursion in South China using thallium isotopes, Geobiology
 Murray, AM, Kenig, F, Fritsen, CM, McKay, CP, Cawley KM, Edwards, R, Kuhn, E, McKnight, DM, Ostrom, NE, Peng, V, Ponce, A, Priscu, JC, Samarkin, V, Townsend, AT, Wagh, P, Young, SA, Yung, PT, Doran, PT. 2012. Microbial Life at -13ºC in the Brine of an Ice-Sealed Antarctic Lake. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109 (50)20626-20631. doi:10.1073/pnas.1208607109
 Goldman, D, Leslie, SA, Nõlvak, J, Young, SA, Bergström, SM, and Huff, WD, 2007. The Global Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Katian Stage of the Upper Ordovician Series at Black Knob Ridge, Southeastern Oklahoma, USA. Episodes 30, 258-270.
 Bergström, SM, Young, SA, Schmitz, B, and Saltzman, MR, 2007. Upper Ordovician d13C chemostratigraphy: A trans-Atlantic comparison. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 46: 37-39.
 Young, SA, 2004. Carbon isotope stratigraphy; a gateway to the past, present, and future. Sedimentary Record 2 (2): 11.
 Young, SA and Leslie, SA, 1999. The search for K-bentonite beds in Arkansas and their potential for regional correlation. Proceeding Journal of the Arkansas Undergraduate Research Conference and Space Grant Symposium: 231-234.