Heidelberg University
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Palynology & Paleoenvironmental Dynamics



(since 2003; group members in boldface)



[137] Bijl, P.K., Brinkhuis, H., Egger, L.M., Eldrett, J.S., Frieling, J., Grothe, A., Houben, A.J.P., Pross, J., Śli­wiń­ska, K.K., Sluijs, A., 2017. Comment on ‘Wetzeliella and its allies – the ‘hole’ story: a taxonomic revision of the Paleogene dinoflagellate subfamily Wetzelielloideae’ by Williams et al. (2015). Palynology 41, 423-429.

[136] Schemmel, F., Niedermeyer, E.M., Koutsodendris, A., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Mulch, A., 2017. Paleohydrological changes in the Eastern Mediterranean region during the early Holocene recorded in plant wax n-alkane distributions and δ13CTOC – new data from Tenaghi Philippon, NE Greece. Organic Geochemistry 110, 100-109.

[135] Strother, S.L., Salzmann, U., Sangiorgi, F., Bijl, P.K., Pross, J., Escutia, C., Salabarnada, A., Pound, M.J., Voss, J., Woodward, J., 2017. A new quantitative approach to identify rework­ing in Eocene to Miocene pollen records from offshore Antarctica using red fluorescence and di­gi­tal imaging. Biogeosciences 14, 2089-2100.

[134] Wagner, B., Wilke, T., Francke, A., Albrecht, C., Baumgarten, H., Bertini, A., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Cvetkoska, A., D´Addabbo, M., Donders, T.H., Föller, K., Giaccio, B., Hauffe, T., Holtvoeth, J., Joannin, S., Jovanovska, E., Just, J., Kouli, K., Koutsodendris, A., Krastel, S., Lacey, J.H., Leicher, N., Leng, M.J., Levkov, Z., Lindhorst, K., Masi, A., Mercuri, A.M., Nomade, S., Nowaczyk, N., Panagiotopoulos, K., Peyron, O., Reed, J.M., Regattieri, E., Sadori, L., Sagnotti, L., Stelbrink, B., Sulpizio, R., Tofilovska, S., Torri, P., Vogel, H., Wagner, T., Wagner-Cremer, F., Wolff, G.A., Wonik, T., Zanchetta, G., Zhang, X.S., 2017. The environmental and evolutionary history of Lake Ohrid (FYROM/Albania): Interim results from the SCOPSCO deep drilling project. Biogeosciences 14, 2033-2054.

[133] Brauer, A., Wulf, S., Ott, F., Błaszkiewicz, M., Słowiński, M., 2017. Comment on the paper ‘Impact of volcanic eruptions on the environment and climatic conditions in the area of Poland (central Europe)‘. Earth-Science Reviews, DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2017.01.008.

[132] Stivrins, N., Ozola, I., Gałka, M., Kuske, E., Alliksaar, T., Andersen, T.J., Lamentowicz, M., Wulf, S., Reitalu, T., 2017. Drivers of peat accumulation rate in a raised bog: impact of drainage, climate, and local vegetation composition. Mires and Peat 19, 1-19.

[131] Karátson, D., Veres, D., Wulf, S., Gertisser, R., Magyari, E., Bormann, M., 2017. The youngest volcanic eruptions in East-Central Europe – new findings from the Ciomadul lava dome complex, East Carpathians, Romania. Geology Today 33, 60-65.

[130] Peyron, O., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Brayshaw, D., Goring, S., Valérie Andrieu-Ponel, V., Desprat, S., Fletcher, W., Gambin, B., Ioakim, C., Joannin, S., Kotthoff, U., Kouli, K., Montade, V., Pross, J., Sadori, L., Magny, M., 2017. Precipitation changes in the Mediterranean basin during the Holocene from terrestrial and marine pollen records: a model–data comparison. Climate of the Past 13, 249-265.

[129] Słowiński, M.,  Zawiska, I., Ott, F., Noryśkiewicz, A.M., Plessen, B., Apolinarska, K., Rzodkiewicz, M., Michczyńska, D.J., Wulf, S., Skubała, P., Kordowski, J.,  Błaszkiewicz, M., Brauer, A., 2017. Differential proxy responses to late Allerød and early Younger Dryas climatic change recorded in varved sediments of the Trzechowskie palaeolake in Northern Poland. Quaternary Science Reviews 158, 94-106.

[128] de Beaulieu, J.L., Brugiapaglia, E., Joannin, S., Guiter, F., Zanchetta, G., Wulf, S.,  Peyron, O., Bernardo, L.,  Didier, J., Stock, A., Rius, D., Magny, M., 2017. Lateglacial-Holocene abrupt vegetation changes at Lago Trifoglietti in Calabria, Southern Italy: The setting of ecosystems in a refugial zone. Quaternary Science Reviews 158, 44-57.

[127] Jakob, K.A., Bolton, C.T., Wilson, P.A., Bahr, A., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Kähler, K., Friedrich, O., 2017. Glacial-interglacial changes in equatorial Pacific surface-water structure during the Plio-Pleistocene intensification of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation. Earth and Planetary Science Let­ters 463, 69-80.

[126] Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Reed, J.M., Plessen, B., Friedrich, O., Hennrich, B., Zacharias, I., Pross, J., 2017. Climate variability in SE Europe since 1450 AD based on a varved sediment record from Etoliko Lagoon (western Greece). Quaternary Science Reviews 159, 63-76.



[125] Bertini, A., Sadori, L., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Donders, T.H., Kouli, K., Koutsodendris, A., Joannin, S., Masi, A., Mercuri, A.M., Panagiotopoulos, K., Peyron, O., Sinopoli, G., Torri, P., Zanchetta, G., Wagner, B., 2016. All together now: an international palynological team documents vegetation and climate changes during the last 500 kyr at Lake Ohrid (SE Europe). Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary 29, 201-210.

[124] Milner, A.M., Roucoux, K.H., Collier, R.E.L., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Tzedakis, P.C., 2016. Vegetation responses to abrupt climatic changes during the Last Interglacial Complex (Marine Isotope Stage 5) at Tenaghi Philippon, NE Greece. Quaternary Science Reviews 154, 169-181.

[123] Bahr, A., Spadano Albuquerque, A.L., Ardenghi, N., Batenburg, S.J., Bayer, M., Catunda, M.C., Conforti, A., Dias, B., Díaz Ramos, R., Egger, L.M., Evers, F., Fischer, T., Hatsukano, K., Hennrich, B., Hoffmann, J., Jivcov, S., Kusch, S., Munz, P., Niedermeyer, E., Osborne, A., Raddatz, J., Raeke, A.W., Reissig, S., Sebastian, U., Taniguchi, N., Martins Venancio, I., Voigt, S., Wachholz, A., 2016. South American Hydrological Balance and Paleoceanography during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene (SAMBA) - Cruise No. M125 - March 21 - April 15, 2016 - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) - Fortaleza (Brazil). METEOR-Berichte, M125, 1-47.

[122] Egger, L.M., Śliwińska, K.K., van Peer, T.E., Liebrand, D., Lippert, P.C., Friedrich, O., Wilson, P.A., Norris, R.D., Pross, J., 2016. Magnetostratigraphically-calibrated dinoflagellate cyst bioevents for the uppermost Eocene to lowermost Miocene of the western North Atlantic (IODP Expedition 342, Paleogene Newfoundland sediment drifts). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 234, 159-185.

[121] Wulf, S., Fedorowicz, S., Veres, D., Karátson, D., Bormann, M., Magyari, E., Gertisser, R., Appelt, O., Łanczont, M., Gozhik, P. (2016). The ‘Roxolany Tephra’ (Ukraine) – new evidence of an origin from a 29.6 ka eruption of Ciomadul volcano, Eastern Carpathians. Journal of Quaternary Science 31, 565-576.

[120] Stivrins, N., Wulf, S., Wastegard, S., Lind, E.M., Alliksaar, T., Galka, M., Joest Andersen, T., Heinsalu, A., Seppa, H., Veski, S. (2016). Detection of the Askja AD 1875 cryptotephra in Latvia, Eastern Europe. Journal of Quaternary Science 31, 437-441.

[119] Hall, I.R., Hemming, S.R., LeVay, L.J., and the Expedition 361 Scientists (including A. Koutsodendris), 2016. Expedition 361 Preliminary Report: South African Climates (Agulhas LGM Density Profile). International Ocean Discovery Program.

[118] Jakob, K.A., Wilson, P.A., Bahr, A., Bolton, C.T., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Friedrich, O., 2016. Glacial-interglacial productivity changes in the eastern equatorial Pacific upwelling system and its response to Plio-Pleistocene ice-sheet dynamics. Paleoceanography 31, 453-470.

[117] Sadori, S., Koutsodendris, A., Panagiotopoulos, K., Masi, A., Bertini, A., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Francke, A., Kouli, K., Joannin, S., Mercuri, A.M., Peyron, O., Torri, P., Wagner, B., Zanchetta, G., Sinopoli, G., Donders, T.H., 2016. Pollen-based paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic change at Lake Ohrid (south-eastern Europe) during the past 500 ka. Biogeosciences 13, 1423-1437.

[116] Yang, Y., Fang, X., Koutsodendris, A., Ye, C., Yang, R., Zhang, W., Liu, X., Gao, S., 2016. Exploring Quaternary paleolake evolution and climate change in the western Qaidam Basin based on the bulk carbonate geochemistry of lake sediments. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 446, 152-161.

[115] Han, F., Rydin, C., Bolinder, K., Dupont-Nivet, G., Abels, H.A., Koutsodendris, A., Zhang, K., Hoorn, C., 2016. Steppe development on the Northern Tibetan Plateau inferred from Paleogene ephedroid pollen. Grana 55, 71-100.

[114] Amberg, C.E.A., Collart, T., Salenbien, W., Egger, L.M., Munnecke, A., Nielsen, A.T., Monnet, C., Hammer, Ø., Vandenbroucke, T.R.A., 2016. The nature of Ordovician limestone-marl alternations in the Oslo-Asker District (Norway): witnesses of primary glacio-eustasy or diagenetic rhythms? Scientific Reports 6, 1-13.

[113] Schemmel, F., Niedermeyer, E.M., Schwab-Lavrič, V., Gleixner, G., Pross, J., Mulch, A., 2016. Plant-wax dD values record changing Eastern Mediterranean atmospheric circulation patterns during the 8.2 ka BP climatic event. Quaternary Science Reviews 133, 96-107.



[112] Herb, C., Koutsodendris, A., Zhang, W., Appel, E., Fang, X.M., Voigt, S., Pross, J., 2015. Late Pliocene-Pleistocene humidity fluctuations in the western Qaidam Basin (NE Tibetan Plateau) revealed by an integrated magnetic-palynological record from lacustrine sediments. Quaternary Research 84, 457-466.

[111] Bahr, A., Kaboth, S., Jiménez-Espejo, F.J., Sierro, F.J., Voelker, A.H.L., Lourens, L., Röhl, U., Reichart, G.J., Escutia, C., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Pross, J., Friedrich, O., 2015. Persistent monsoonal forcing of Mediterranean Outflow Water dynamics during the late Pleistocene. Geology 43, 951-954.

[110] Pross, J., Koutsodendris, A., Christanis, K., Fischer, T., Fletcher, W.J., Hardiman, M., Kalaitzidis, S., Knipping, M., Kotthoff, U., Milner, A.M., Müller, U.C., Schmiedl, G., Siavalas, G., Tzedakis, P.C., Wulf, S., 2015. The 1.35-Ma-long terrestrial climate archive of Tenaghi Philippon, northeastern Greece: Evolution, exploration and perspectives for future research. Newsletters on Stratigraphy 48, 253-276.

[109] Walliser, E.O., Schöne, B.R., Tütken, T., Zirkel, J., Grimm, K.I., Pross, J., 2015. The bivalve Glycymeris planicostalis as a high-resolution paleoclimate archive for the Rupelian (early Oligocene) of Central Europe. Climate of the Past 11, 653-668.

[108] Albert, P.G., Hardiman, M., Keller, J., Tomlinson, E.L., Bourne, A.J., Smith, V.C., Wulf, S., Zanchetta, G., Sulpizio, R., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Ottolini, L., Matthews, I.P., Blockley, S.P.E., Menzies, M.A., 2015. Revisiting the Y-3 tephrostratigraphic marker: new diagnostic glass geochemistry, improved age estimate and climatostratigraphical context. Quaternary Science Reviews 118, 105-121.

[107] van Helmond, N.A.G.M., Sluijs, A., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Reichart, G.J., Voigt, S., Erbacher, J., Pross, J., Brinkhuis, H., 2015. Freshwater discharge controlled deposition of Cenomanian-Turonian black shales on the NW European epicontinental shelf (Wunstorf, North Germany). Climate of the Past 11, 495-508.

[106] Riding, J.B., Feist-Burkhardt, S., Fensome, R.A., Harding, I.C., Pross, J., 2015. Hans Gocht (1930–2014). Palynology 39, 143-144.

[105] Kim, J.-H., Schouten, S., Rodrigo-Gámiz, M., Rampen, S., Marino, G., Huguet, C., Helmke, P., Buscail, R., Hopmans, E.C., Pross, J., Sangiorgi, F., Middelburg, J.B.M., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., 2015. Influence of deep-water derived isoprenoid tetraether lipids on the TEX H86 paleothermometer in the Mediterranean Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 150, 125-141.

[104] Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Zacharias, I., Putyrskaya, V., Klemt, E., Sangiorgi, F., Pross, J., 2015. Ecosystem response to human- and climate-induced environmental stress on an anoxic coastal lagoon (Etoliko, Greece) since 1930 AD. Journal of Paleolimnology 53, 255-270.

[103] Yang, Y., Fang, X., Li, M., Galy, A., Koutsodendris, A., Zhang, W., 2015. Paleoenvironmental implications of uranium concentrations in lacustrine calcareous clastic-evaporite deposits in the western Qaidam Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 417, 422-431.

[102] Herb, C., Appel, E., Voigt, S., Koutsodendris, A., Pross, J., Zhang, W., Fang, X., 2015. Orbitally tuned age model for the late Pliocene-Pleistocene lacustrine succession of drill core SG-1 from the western Qaidam (NE Tibetan Plateau). Geophysical Journal International 200, 35-51.



[101] Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., IODP Expedition 318 Scientists (including J. Pross), 2014. From greenhouse to icehouse at the Wilkes Land Antarctic Margin: IODP Expedition 318 synthesis of results in Stein, R., Blackman, D., Inagaki, F., Larsen, H.-C. (eds.), Developments in Marine Geology, Volume 7, Earth and Life Processes Discovered from Subseafloor Environments, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 295-328.

[100] Koutsodendris, A., Pross, J., Zahn, R., 2014. Exceptional Agulhas leakage prolonged interglacial warmth during MIS 11c in Europe. Paleoceanography 29, 1062-1071.

[99] Bechtel, A., Movsumova, U., Pross, J., Gratzer, R., Ċorić, S., Sachsenhofer, R.F., 2014. The Oligocene Maikop series of Lahich (eastern Azerbaijan): Paleoenvironment and oil–source rock correlation. Organic Geochemistry 71, 43-59.

[98] Contreras, L., Pross, J., Bijl, P.K., O’Hara, R.B., Raine, J.I., Sluijs, A., Brinkhuis, H., 2014. Southern high-latitude terrestrial climate change during the Paleocene–Eocene derived from a marine pollen record (ODP Site 1172, East Tasman Plateau). Climate of the Past 10, 1-20.



[97] Bijl, P.K., Bendle, J.A., Bohaty, S.M., Pross, J., Schouten, S., Tauxe, L., Stickley, C.E., McKay, R.M., Röhl, U., Olney, M., Sluijs, A., Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., Expedition 318 Scientists, 2013. Eocene cooling linked to early flow across the Tasmanian Gateway. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, 9645-9650.

[96] Contreras, L., Pross, J., Bijl, P.K., Koutsodendris, A., Raine, J.I., van de Schootbrugge, B., Brinkhuis, H., 2013. Early to middle Eocene vegetation dynamics at the Wilkes Land Margin (East Antarctica). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 197, 119-142.

[95] Harazim, D., van de Schootbrugge, B., Sorichter, K., Fiebig, J., Weug, A., Suan, G., Oschmann, W., 2013. Spatial variability of watermass conditions within the European Epicontinental Seaway during the Early Jurassic (Pliensbachian-Toarcian). Sedimentology 60, 359-390.

[94] Herb, C., Zhang, W., Koutsodendris, A., Appel, E., Fang, X., Pross, J., 2013. Environmental implications of the magnetic record in Pleistocene lacustrine sediments of the Qaidam Basin, NE Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International 313/314, 218-229.

[93] Houben, A.P.J., Bijl, P.K., Pross, J., Bohaty, S.M., Passchier, S., Röhl, U., Tauxe, L., van de Flierdt, T., Sangiorgi, F., Sluijs, A., Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., Expedition 318 Scientists, 2013. Reorganization of Southern Ocean plankton ecosystem at the onset of Antarctic glaciation. Science 340, 341-344.

[92] Fletcher, W.J., Müller, U.C., Koutsodendris, A., Christanis, K., Pross, J., 2013. A centennial-scale record of vegetation and climate variability from 312 to 240 ka (Marine Isotope Stages 9c-a, 8 and 7a) from Tenaghi Philippon, NE Greece. Quaternary Science Reviews 78, 108-125.

[91] Fletcher, W.J., Zielhofer, C., 2013. Fragility of Western Mediterranean landscapes during Holocene Rapid Climate changes. CATENA 103, 16-29.

[90] Koutsodendris, A., Lotter, A.F., Kirilova, E., Brauer, A., Pross, J., 2013. Evolution of a Holsteinian (MIS 11) paleolake ecosystem based on a 12-kyr-long diatom record from Dethlingen (northern Germany). Boreas 42, 714-728.

[89] McAnena, A., Flögel, S., Hofmann, P., Herrle, J.O., Griesand, A., Pross, J., Talbot, H.M., Rethemeyer, J., Wallmann, K., Wagner, T., 2013. Atlantic cooling associated with marine biotic crisis during the mid-Cretaceous period. Nature Geoscience 6, 558-561.

[88] Meyer, K.M., Yu, M., Lehrmann, D., van de Schootbrugge, B., Payne, J.L., 2013. Constraints on Early Triassic carbon cycle dynamics from paired organic and inorganic carbon isotope records. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 361, 429-435.

[87] Milner, A.M., Müller, U.C., Roucoux, K.H., Collier, R.E.L., Pross, J., Kalaitzidis, S., Christanis, K., Tzedakis, P.C., 2013. Environmental variability during the Last Interglacial: A new high-resolution pollen record from Tenaghi Philippon, Greece. Journal of Quaternary Science 28, 113-117.

[86] Pancost, R.D., Taylor, K., Inglis, G., Kennedy, E.M., Handley, L., Hollis, C.J., Crouch, E.M., Pross, J., Huber, M., Schouten, S., Pearson, P.N., Morgans, H.E.G., Raine, J.I., 2013. Early Paleogene evolution of terrestrial climate in the SW Pacific, Southern New Zealand. Geo­chemistry Geophysics Geosystems 14, 5413-5429.

[85] Passchier, S., Bohaty, S.M., Jiménez-Espejo, F., Pross, J., Röhl, U., van de Flierdt, T., Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., 2013. Early Eocene to middle Miocene cooling and aridification of East Antarctica. Geo­chemistry Geophysics Geosystems 14, 1399-1410.

[84] Regnery, J., Püttmann, W., Koutsodendris, A., Mulch, A., Pross, J., 2013. Comparison of the the paleoclimatic significance of higher land plant biomarker concentrations and pollen data: A case study of lake sediments from the Holsteinian interglacial. Organic Geochemistry 61, 73-84.

[83] Teichert, B.M.A., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2013. Tracing Phanerozoic hydrocarbon seepage from local basins to the global Earth system (Editorial). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 390, 1-3.

[82] van de Schootbrugge, B., Bachan, A., Suan, G., Richoz, S., Payne, J.L., 2013. Microbes, mud and methane: Cause and consequence of recurrent early Jurassic anoxia following the end-Triassic mass extinction. Palaeontology 56, 685-709.

[81] Zulauf, G., Blau, J., Dörr, W., Klein, T., Krahl, J., Kustatscher, E., Petschick, R., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2013. New U-Pb zircon and biostratigraphic data of the Tyros Unit, eastern Crete: Constraints on Triassic palaeogeography and depositional environment of the eastern Mediterranean. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Geowissenschaften 164, 337-352.



[80] Bachan, A., van de Schootbrugge, B., Fiebig, J., McRoberts, C.A., Ciarapica, G., Payne, J.L., 2012. Carbon cycle dynamics following the end-Triassic mass extinction: Constraints from paired δ13Ccarb and δ13Corg records. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 13, Q09008, doi: 10.1029/2012GC004150.

[79] Koutsodendris, A., Pross, J., Müller, U.C., Brauer, A., Fletcher, W.J., Kühl, N., Kirilova, E., Verhagen, F.T.M., Lücke, A., Lotter, A.F., 2012. A short-term climate oscillation during the Holsteinian interglacial (MIS 11c): An analogy to the 8.2 ka climatic event? Global and Planetary Change 92, 224-235.

[78] Lindström, S., van de Schootbrugge, B., Dybkjær, K., Pedersen, G.K., Fiebig, J., Nielsen, L.H., Richoz, S., 2012. No causal link between terrestrial ecosystem change and methane release during the end-Triassic mass extinction. Geology 40, 531-534.

[77] Lowe, J., Barton, N., Blockley, S., Ramsey, C.B., Cullen, V.L., Davis, W., Gamble, C., Grant, K., Hardiman, M., Housley, R., Lane, C.S., Lee, S., Lewis, M., MacLeod, A., Menzies, M., Müller, W., Pollard, M., Price, C., Roberts, A.P., Rohling, E.J., Satow, C., Smith, V.C., Stringer, C.B., Tomlinson, E.L., White, D., Albert, P., Arienzo, I., Barker, G., Boric, D., Carandente, A., Civetta, L., Ferrier, C., Guadelli, J.-L., Karkanas, P., Koumouzelis, M., Müller, U.C., Orsi, G., Pross, J., Rosi, M., Shalamonov-Korobar, L., Sirakov, N., Tzedakis, P.C., 2012. Volcanic layers illuminate the resilience of Neanderthals and early modern Humans to natural hazards. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, 13532-13537.

[76] Milner, A., Collier, R., Roucoux, K., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Christanis, K., Tzedakis, P.C., 2012. Enhanced seasonality of precipitation in the Mediterranean during the early part of the Last Interglacial. Geology 40, 919-922.

[75] Pross, J., Contreras, L., Bijl, P.K., Greenwood, D.R., Bohaty, S.M., Schouten, S., Bendle, J.A., Röhl, U., Tauxe, L., Raine, J.I., Huck, C.E., van de Flierdt, T., Jamieson, S.R., Stickley, C.E., van de Schootbrugge, B., Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., Expedition 318 Scientists, 2012. Persistent near-tropical warmth on the Antarctic continent during the early Eocene epoch. Nature 488, 73-77.

[74] Richoz, S., van de Schootbrugge, B., Pross, J., Püttmann, W., Heunisch, C., Fiebig, J., Schou-ten, S., Wignall, P.B., 2012. Hydrogen sulphide poisoning of shallow seas following the end-Triassic extinction. Nature Geoscience 5, 662-667.

[73] Suan, G., Föllmi, K.B., Adatte, T., Bomou, B., Spangenberg, J.E., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2012. Major environmental change and bonebed genesis prior to the triassic-jurassic mass extinction. Journal of the Geological Society 169, 191-200.

[72] Tauxe, L., Stickley, C.E., Sugisaki, S., Bijl, P.K., Bohaty, S.M., Brinkhuis, H., Escutia, C., Flores, J.A., Houben, A.J.P., Iwai, M., Jiménez, F., McKay, R., Passchier, S., Pross, J., Riesselman, C.R., Röhl, U., Sangiorgi, F., Welsh, K., Klaus, A., Fehr, A., Bendle, J.A.P., Dunbar, R., Gonzàlez, J., Hayden, T., Katsuki, K., Olney, M.P., Pekar, S.F., Shrivastava, P.K., van de Flierdt, T., Williams, T., Yamane, M., 2012. Chronostratigraphic framework for the IODP Expedition 318 cores from the Wilkes Land Margin: constraints for paleoceanographic reconstruction. Paleoceanography 27, PA2214, doi: 10.1029/2012PA002308.

[71] Utescher, T., Ashraf, A.R., Dreist, A., Dybkjær, K., Mosbrugger, V., Pross, J., Wilde, V., 2012. Variability of Neogene continental climates in Northwest Europe – a detailed study based on microfloras. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences 21, 289-314.



[70] Bijl, P.K., Pross, J., Warnaar, J., Stickley, C.E., Huber, M., Guerstein, R., Houben, A.J.P., Sluijs, A., Visscher, H., Brinkhuis, H., 2011. Environmental forcings of Paleogene Southern Ocean dinoflagellate biogeography. Paleoceanography 26, PA1202.    

[69] Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., Klaus, A., and Expedition 318 Scientists (including J. Pross), 2011. Expedition Reports Wilkes Land Glacial History. Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program 318,

[68] Escutia, C., Brinkhuis, H., Klaus, A., and IODP Expedition 318 Scientists (including J. Pross), 2011. IODP Expedition 318: From Greenhouse to Icehouse at the Wilkes Land Antarctic Margin. Scientific Drilling 12, 15-23.

[67] Kotthoff, U., Koutsodendris, A., Pross, J., Schmiedl, G., Bornemann, A., Marino, G., Peyron, O., Schiebel, R., 2011. Impact of Lateglacial cold events on the northern Aegean region reconstructed from marine and terrestrial proxy data. Journal of Quaternary Science 26, 86-96.

[66] Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Pälike, H., Müller, U.C., Dulski, P., Lotter, A.F., Pross, J., 2011. Sub-decadal- to decadal-scale climate cyclicity during the Holsteinian interglacial (MIS 11) evidenced in annually laminated sediments. Climate of the Past 7, 987-999.

[65] Lindström, S., van de Schootbrugge, B., Dybkjær, K., Pedersen, G.K., Fiebig, J. & Nielsen, L.H., 2011. A new reference carbon isotope record for the Triassic-Jurassic transition in the Danish Basin with implications for regional and global carbon cycling. GFF 133, 66.

[64] Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Tzedakis, P.C., Gamble, C., Kotthoff, U., Schmiedl, G., Wulf, S., Christanis, K., 2011. The role of climate in the spread of modern humans into Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 273-279.

[63] Peyron, O., Goring, S., Dormoy, I., Kotthoff, U., Pross, J., de Beaulieu, J.-L., Drescher-Schneider, R., Vanniére, B., Magny, M., 2011. Holocene seasonality changes in the central Mediterranean region reconstructed from the pollen sequences of Lake Accesa (Italy) and Tenaghi Philippon (Greece). The Holocene 21, 131-146.



[62] Expedition 318 Scientists (including J. Pross), 2010. Wilkes Land Glacial History: Cenozoic East Antarctic ice sheet evolution from Wilkes Land margin sediments. IODP Preliminary Report 318, 1-101,

[61] Feist-Burkhardt, S., Pross, J., 2010. Dinoflagellate cyst biostratigraphy of the Opalinuston Formation (Middle Jurassic) in the Aalenian type area in Southwest Germany and North Switzerland. Lethaia 43, 10-31.

[60] Fletcher, W.J., Sánchez Goñi, M.F., Allen, J.R.M., Cheddadi, R., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Huntley, B., Lawson, I., Londeix, L., Magri, D., Margari, V., Müller, U.C., Naughton, F., Novenko, E., Roucoux, K., Tzedakis, P.C., 2010. Millennial-scale variability during the last glacial in vegetation records from Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2839-2864.

[59] Jaramillo, C., Diana Ochoa, D., Contreras, L., Pagani, M., Carvajal-Ortiz, H.,  Pratt, L.M., Krishnan, S, Cardona, A., Romero, M., Quiroz, L., Rodriguez, G., Rueda, M.J., de la Parra, F., Moron, S., Green, W., Bayona, G., Montes, C., Quintero, O., Ramirez, R., Mora, G., Schouten, S., Bermudez, H., Navarrete, R., Parra, F., Alvarán, M., Osorno, J., Crowley, J.L., Valencia, V., Vervoort, J., 2010. Effects of rapid global warming at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary on neotropical vegetation. Science 330, 957-61.

[58] Koutsodendris, A., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Brauer, A., Kotthoff, U., Lotter, A.F., 2010. Vegetation dynamics and climate variability during the Holsteinian interglacial based on a pollen record from Dethlingen (northern Germany). Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 3298-3307.

[57] Montoya-Pino, C., Weyer, S., Anbar, A.D., Pross, J., Oschmann, W., van de Schootbrugge, B., Arz, H.W., 2010. Global enhancement of ocean anoxia during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2: A quantitative approach using U isotopes. Geology 38, 315-318.

[56] Pross, J., Houben, A.P.J., van Simaeys, S., Williams, G.L., Kotthoff, U., Coccioni, R., Wilpshaar, M., Brinkhuis, H., 2010. Umbria-Marche revisited: A refined magnetostratigraphic calibration of dinoflagellate cyst events for the Oligocene of the Western Tethys. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 158, 213-235.

[55] Schmiedl, G., Kuhnt, T., Ehrmann, W., Emeis, K.-C., Hamann, Y., Kotthoff, U., Dulski, P., Pross, J., 2010. Climatic forcing of eastern Mediterranean deep-water formation and benthic ecosystems during the past 22 000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 3006-3020.

[54] Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., van Bentum, E.C., Reichart, G.-J., Pross, J., Schouten, S., 2010. A CO2 decrease-driven cooling and increased latitudinal temperature gradient during the mid-Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 293, 97-103.

[53] van de Schootbrugge, B., 2010. Palaeoclimate: A fiery start to the Jurassic. Nature Geoscience 3, 381-382.

[52] van de Schootbrugge, B., Harazim, D., Sorichter, K., Oschmann, W., Fiebig, J., Püttmann, W., Peinl, M., Zanella, F., Teichert, B.M.A., Hoffmann, J., Stadnitskaia, A.N., Rosenthal, Y., 2010. The enigmatic ichnofossil Tisoa siphonalis and widespread authigenic seep carbonate formation during the Late Pliensbachian in southern France. Biogeosciences 7, 3123-3138.



[51] Dormoy, I., Peyron, O., Combourieu Nebout, N., Goring, S., Kotthoff, U., Magny, M., Pross, J., 2009. Terrestrial climate variability and seasonality changes in the Mediterranean region between 15 000 and 4000 years BP deduced from marine pollen records. Climate of the Past 5, 615-632.

[50] Horacek, M., Toshio Koike, T., Richoz, S., 2009. Lower Triassic δ13C isotope curve from shallow-marine carbonates in Japan, Panthalassa realm: Confirmation of the Tethys δ13C curve. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 36, 481-490.

[49] Pross, J., Kotthoff, U., Müller, U.C., Peyron, O., Dormoy, I., Schmiedl, G., Kalaitzidis, S., Smith, A.M., 2009. Massive perturbation in terrestrial ecosystems of the Eastern Mediterranean region associated with the 8.2 kyr BP climatic event. Geology 37, 887-890.

[48] van de Schootbrugge, B., Quan, T.M., Lindstrom, S., Püttmann, W., Heunisch, C., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Rosenthal, Y., Falkowski, P.G., 2009. Floral changes across the Triassic/Jurassic boundary linked to flood basalt volcanism. Nature Geoscience 2, 589-594.



[47] Coccioni, R., Bellanca, A., Bice, D.M., Brinkhuis, H., Church, N., Deino, A., Lirer, F., Macalady, A., Maiorano, P., Mancin, N., McDaniel, A., Monechi, S., Montanari, A., Neri, R., Nocchi, M., Pross, J., Rochette, P., Sagnotti, L., Sprovieri, M., Tateo, F., Touchard, Y., Williams, G.L., 2008. Integrated stratigraphy of the Oligocene pelagic sequence in the Umbria-Marche Basin (North­eastern Apennines, Italy): A potential GSSP for the Rupelian-Chattian boundary. Geological Society of America Bulletin 120, 487-511.

[46] Erbacher, J., Pross, J., 2008. Editorial – The new face of "NoS". Newsletters on Stratigraphy 43, 1-2.

[45] Goddéris, Y., Donnadieu, Y., de Vargas, C., Pierrehumbert, R.T., Dromart, G., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2008. Causal or casual link between the rise of nannoplankton calcification and a tectonically-driven massive decrease in Late Triassic atmospheric CO2?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 267, 247-255.

[44] Kotthoff, U., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Schmiedl, G., Lawson, I.T., van de Schootbrugge, B., Schulz, H., 2008: Lateglacial and Holocene vegetation dynamics in the Aegean region: An in­tegrated view based on pollen data from marine and terrestrial archives. The Holocene 18, 1019-1032.

[43] Kotthoff, U., Pross, J., Müller, U.C., Peyron, O., Schmiedl, G., Schulz, H., Bordon, A., 2008. Climate dynamics in the borderlands of the Aegean Sea during formation of Sapropel S1 de­duced from a marine pollen record. Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 832-845.

[42] McArthur, J.M., Algeo, T.J., van de Schootbrugge, B., Li, Q., Howarth, R.J., 2008. Basinal restriction, black shales, Re-Os dating, and the Early Toarcian (Jurassic) oceanic anoxic event. Paleoceanography 23, PA4217.

[41] Quan, T.M., van de Schootbrugge, B., Field, M.P., Rosenthal, Y., Falkowski, P.G., 2008. Nitrogen isotope and trace metal analyses from the Mingolsheim core (Germany): Evidence for redox variations across the Triassic-Jurassic boundary. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, GB2014.

[40] van de Schootbrugge, B., Payne, J.L., Tomasovych, A., Pross, J., Fiebig, J., Föllmi, K.B., 2008. Carbon cycle perturbation and stabilisation after the Triassic-Jurassic mass extinction. Geo­chemistry Geophysics Geosystems 9, Q04028.



[39] Erbacher, J., Mutterlose, J., Wilmsen, M., Wonik, T., Wunstorf Drilling Scientific Party (including J. Pross), 2007. The Wunstorf Drilling Project: Coring a global stratigraphic reference section of the Oceanic Anoxic Event 2. Scientific Drilling 4, 19-21.

[38] Föllmi, K.B., Bodin, S., Godet, A., Linder, P., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2007. Unlocking paleo-environmental information from early Cretaceous shelf sediments in the helvetic Alps: Stratigraphy is the key!. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 100, 349-359.

[37] Hottenrott, M., Pross, J., 2007. Mikrofloren aus den Mittleren Pechelbronn-Schichten der Boh­rungen W07 und B98-BK 5 bei Wallau (Südhessen). Geologische Abhandlungen Hessen 116, 127-139.

[36] McArthur, J.M., Janssen, N.M.M., Reboulet, S., Leng, M.J., Thirlwall, M.F., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2007. Palaeotemperatures, polar ice-volume, and isotope stratigraphy (Mg/Ca, δ18O, δ13C, 87Sr/86Sr): The Early Cretaceous (Berriasian, Valanginian, Hauterivian). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 248, 391-430.

[35] Müller, U.C., Pross, J., 2007. Lesson from the past: Present insolation minimum holds potential for glacial inception. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 3025-3029.

[34] Müller, U.C., Sánchez Goñi, M.F., 2007. Vegetation dynamics in southern Germany during marine isotope stage 5 (~130 to 70 kyr ago). In: The climate of the past interglacials, Sirocko, F., Claussen, Sánchez Goñi, M.F., Litt, T. (eds.), Developments in Quaternary Science 7, pp. 277-287.

[33] Payne, J.L., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2007. Life in Triassic Oceans. Links between planktonic and benthic recovery and radiation. In: Falkowski, P. Knoll, A.H. (eds.), Evolution of Primary Producers in the Sea, Elsevier Academic Press, pp. 165-189.

[32] Pross, J., Pletsch, T., Shillington, D.J., Ligouis, B., Schellenberg, F., Kus, J., 2007. Thermal al­teration of terrestrial palynomorphs in mid-Cretaceous organic-rich mudstones intruded by an igneous sill (Newfoundland Margin, ODP Hole 1276A). International Journal of Coal Geology 70, 277-291.

[31] Pross, J., Tzedakis, P.C., Christanis, K., Schmiedl, G., Hooghiemstra, H., Müller, U.C., Kotthoff, U., Milner, A., 2007. Tenaghi Philippon re-visited: Drilling a continuous lower-latitude terrestrial climate archive of the last 250,000 years. Scientific Drilling 5, 30-32.

[30] Urquhart, E., Gardin, S., Leckie, R.M., Georgescu, G., Pross, J., Takata, H., Wood, A.S., 2007. A paleontological synthesis of ODP Leg 210, Newfoundland Basin. In: Tucholke, B.E., Sibuet, J.-C., Klaus, A. (eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results 210.

[29] van de Schootbrugge, B., Rosenthal, Y., Feist-Burkhardt, S., Brinkhuis, H., Pross, J., Kent, D.V., Falkowski, P.G., 2007. End-Triassic calcification crisis and blooms of organic-walled “disaster species”. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 244, 126-141.

[28] Versteegh, G.J.M., Blokker, P., Marshall, C., Pross, J., 2007. Macromolecular composition of the dinoflagellate cyst Thalassiphora pelagica (Oligocene, SW Germany). Organic Geochemistry 38, 1643-1656.



[27] Dunca, E., Doguzhaeva, L.A., Schöne, B.R., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2006. Growth patterns in rostra of the Middle Jurassic belemnite Megateuthis giganteus: Controled by the moon?. Acta Universitatis Carolinae - Geologica 49, 107-117.

[26] Godet, A., Bodin, S., Föllmi, K.B., Vermeulen, J., Gardin, S., Fiet, N., Adatte, T., Berner, Z., Stüben, D., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2006. Evolution of the marine stable carbon-isotope record during the early Cretaceous: A focus on the late Hauterivian and Barremian in the Tethyan realm. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 242, 254-271.

[25] Pross, J., Link, E., Ruf, M., Aigner, T., 2006. Delineating sequence stratigraphic patterns in deeper ramp carbonates: quantitative palynofacies data from the Upper Jurassic (Kimmeridgian) of Southwest Germany. Journal of Sedimentary Research 76, 524-538.

[24] Stricanne, L., Munnecke, A., Pross, J., 2006. Assessing mechanisms of environmental change: Palynogical signals across the late Ludlow (Silurian) positive isotope excursion (δ13C, δ18O) on Gotland, Sweden. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 230, 1-31.

[23] Tremolada, F., Bornemann, A., Bralower, T.J., Koeberl, C., van de Schootbrugge, B., 2006. Paleoceanographic changes across the Jurassic/Cretaceous boundary: The calcareous phytoplankton response. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 241, 361-371.

[22] Tremolada, F., Erba, E., van de Schootbrugge, B., Mattioli, E., 2006. Calcareous nannofossil changes during the late Callovian-early Oxfordian cooling phase. Marine Micropaleontology 59, 197-209.



[21] Bornemann, A., Pross, J., Reichelt, K., Herrle, J.O., Hemleben, C., Mutterlose, J., 2005. Recon­struction of short-term palaeoceanographic change during the formation of the Late Albian 'Niveau Breistroffer' black shales (Oceanic Anoxic Event 1d, SE France). Journal of the Geo­logical Society of London 162, 623-639.

[20] Friedrich, O., Nishi, H., Pross, J., Schmiedl, G., Hemleben, Ch., 2005. Millenial- to centennial-scale interruptions of the Oceanic Anoxic Event 1b (Early Albian, Mid-Cretaceous) inferred from benthic foraminiferal repopulation events. Palaios 20, 64-77.

[19] Kempf, O., Pross, J., 2005. The lower marine to lower freshwater Molasse transition in the north­ern Alpine foreland basin (Oligocene; central Switzerland–South Germany): age and geodynamic implications. International Journal of Earth Sciences 94, 160-171.

[18] Kotthoff, U., Schmid, U., 2005. A new fossil hoverfly (Insecta, Diptera: Syrphidae) from the Randeck Maar (Early Miocene, SW Germany). Palaeontology 48, 1091-1096.

[17] Müller, U.C., Klotz, S., Geyh, M.A., Pross, J., Bond, G.C., 2005. Cyclic climate fluctuations dur­ing the last interglacial in central Europe. Geology 33, 449-452.

[16] Pross, J., Brinkhuis, H., 2005. Organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts as paleoenvironmental indi­cators in the Paleogene; a synopsis of concepts. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 79, 53-59.

[15] Ruf, M., Link, E., Pross, J., Aigner, T., 2005. Integrated sequence, stable isotope and palyno­facies analysis in deeper epicontinental shelf carbonates from the Upper Jurassic of SW Ger­many. Sedimentary Geology 175, 391-414.

[14] Ruf, M., Link, E., Pross, J., Aigner, T., 2005. A multi-proxy study of deeper-water carbonates (Upper Jurassic, southern Germany): combining sedimentology, chemostratigraphy and palyno­facies. Facies 51, 326-349.

[13] Sluijs, A., Pross, J., Brinkhuis, H., 2005. From greenhouse to icehouse; organic-walled dino­flagellate cysts as paleoenvironmental indicators in the Paleogene. Earth-Science Reviews 68, 281-315.

[12] van de Schootbrugge, B., McArthur, J.M., Bailey, T.R., Rosenthal, Y., Wright, J.D., Miller, K.G., 2005. Toarcian oceanic anoxic event: An assessment of global causes using belemnite C isotope records. Paleoceanography 20, PA3008.

[11] Van Simaeys, S., Brinkhuis, H., Pross, J., Williams, G.L., Zachos, J.C., 2005. Arctic dinoflagellate migrations mark the strongest Oligocene glaciations. Geology 33, 709-712.



[10] Leg 210 Shipboard Scientific Party (including J. Pross), 2004. Drilling the Newfoundland half of the Newfoundland–Iberia transect: The first conjugate margin drilling in a nonvolcanic rift. Pro­ceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Initial Results 210, http://www-odp.tamu. edu/publicat ions/210_IR/210ir.htm.

[9] Müller, U.C., Kukla, G.J., 2004. North Atlantic Current and European environments during the declining stage of the last interglacial. Geology 32, 1009-1012.

[8] Servais, T., Stricanne, L., Montenari, M., Pross, J., 2004. Ecophenotypism of galeate acritarchs ("pre-dinoflagellates") at the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary in the Algerian Sahara. Palaeontol­ogy 47, 395-414.

[7] Pross, J., Kotthoff, U., Zonneveld, K.A.F., 2004. Organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts as paleo­environmental indicators in the Meso- and Cenozoic: potential and limits. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 78, 5-39.

[6] Stricanne, L., Munnecke, A., Pross, J., Servais, T., 2004. Acritarch distribution along an inshore-offshore transect in the Gorstian (lower Ludlow, Silurian) of Gotland, Sweden. Review of Pa­laeobotany and Palynology 130, 195-216.

[5] Westphal, H., Munnecke, A., Pross, J., Herrle, J.O., 2004. Multiproxy approach to understanding of Cretaceous pelagic limestone-marl alternations (DSDP Site 391, Blake-Bahama Basin). Sedi­mentology 51, 109-126.



[4] Herrle, J.O., Pross, J., Friedrich, O., Hemleben, C., 2003. Short-term environmental changes in the Cretaceous Tethyan Ocean: Micropaleontological evidence from the Early Albian Oceanic Anoxic Event 1b. Terra Nova 15, 14-19.

[3] Herrle, J.O., Pross, J., Friedrich, O., Kössler, P., Hemleben, C., 2003. Forcing mechanisms for mid-Cretaceous black shale formation: Evidence from the Aptian and Albian of the Vocontian Basin (SE France). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 190, 399-426.

[2] Friedrich, O., Reichelt, K., Herrle, J.O., Lehmann, J., Pross, J., Hemleben, C., 2003. Causes for the formation of the Late Aptian Niveau Fallot black shales in the Vocontian Basin (SE France): Evidence from planktic and benthic foraminifera, palynomorphs, and stable isotopes. Marine Mi­cropaleontology 49, 65-85.

[1] Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Bibus, E., 2003. Vegetation response to rapid climate change in Central Europe during the past 140,000 yr based on evidence from the Füramoos pollen record. Quaternary Re­search 59, 235-245.

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