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Gunn, J., Fairchild, I., Moseley, G.E., Töchterle, P., Ashley, K.E., Hellstrom, J., Edwards, R.L. (2020): Palaeoenvironments in the central White Peak District (Derbyshire, UK): evidence from Water Icicle Close Cavern. -Cave and Karst Science 47(3), 153-168.

Kreutzer, S., Tribolo, C., Martin, L., Mercier, N. (2020): Dose-Rate Estimation using alpha-Al2O3:C Chips: Aftermath. Ancient TL 38, 1-10.

Murphy, P.J., Moseley, G.E. (2020): A uranium-series date from Wall End Cave, Silverdale, northwest England: its palaeoclimatic and archaeological significance. -Cave and Karst Science 47(3), 138-140.

Comas-Bru, L., Rehfeld, K., Roesch, C., Amirnezhad-Mozhdehi, S., Harrison, S. P., Atsawawaranunt, K., Ahmad, S. M., Brahim, Y. A., Baker, A., Bosomworth, M., Breitenbach, S. F. M., Burstyn, Y., Columbu, A., Deininger, M., Demény, A., Dixon, B., Fohlmeister, J., Hatvani, I. G., Hu, J., Kaushal, N., Kern, Z., Labuhn, I., Lechleitner, F. A., Lorrey, A., Martrat, B., Novello, V. F., Oster, J., Pérez-Mejías, C., Scholz, D., Scroxton, N., Sinha, N., Ward, B. M., Warken, S., Zhang, H., and SISAL Working Group members including Moseley, G.E. , Wendt, K., Wilcox, P. (2020): SISALv2: a comprehensive speleothem isotope database with multiple age–depth models. - Earth Syst. Sci. Data 12, 2579–2606,

Chervyatsova, O.Y., Potapov, S.S., Kuzmina, L.Y., Dublyansky, Y.V., Sadykov, S.A., Kiseleva, D.V., Okuneva, T.G., Dzhabrailov, S.-E.M., Samokhin, G.V. (2020): Sulfuric acid speleogenesis in the North Caucasus: Sharo-Argun valley Caves (Chechen Republic, Russia). - Geomorphology, 369, 107346, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107346.

Klages, JP, Salzmann, U, Bickert, T, Hillenbrand, CD, Gohl, K, Kuhn, G, Bohaty, S, Titschack, J, Müller, J, Frederichs, T, Bauersachs, T, Ehrmann, W, van de Flierdt, T, Simões Pereira, P, Larter, RD, Lohmann, G, Niezgodzki, I, Uenzelmann-Neben, G, Zundel, M, Spiegel, C, Mark, C, Chew, D, Francis, JE, Nehrke, G, Schwarz, F, Smith, JA, Freudenthal, T, Esper, O, Pälike, H, Ronge, T, Dziadek, R, Afanasyeva, V, Arndt, JE, Ebermann, B, Gebhardt, C, Hochmuth, K, Küssner, K, Najman, Y, Riefstahl, F,and Scheinert, M (2020): Temperate rainforests near the South Pole during Peak Cretaceous warmth. - Nature, 580, 7801, 81–86.

Simões Pereira, P, van de Flierdt, T, Hemming, SR, Frederichs, T, Hammond, SJ, Brachfeld, S, Doherty, C, Kuhn, G, Smith, JA, Klages, JP, Hillenbrand, CD (2020): The geochemical and mineralogical fingerprint of West Antarctica’s weak underbelly: Pine Island and Thwaites Glaciers. - Chemical Geology, 550, 119649.

Sha, L., Mahata, S., Duan, P., Luz, B., Zhang, P., Zong, B., Ning, Y., Zhang, H., Baker, J.L., Edwards, L.R., Cheng, H. (2020): A novel application of triple oxygen isotope ratios of speleothems. - Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 270, 360–378, doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2019.12.003.

Wilcox, P.S., Honiat, C., Trüssel, M., Edwards, R.L., Spötl, C. (2020): Exceptional warmth and climate instability occurred in the European Alps during the Last Interglacial period. – Communications Earth & Environment, 1:57, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-020-00063-w

Warken, S.F., Vieten, R., Winter, A., Spötl, C., Miller, T.E., Jochum, K.P., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Mangini, A., Scholz, D. (2020): Persistent link between Caribbean precipitation and Atlantic Ocean circulation during the Last Glacial revealed by a speleothem record from Puerto Rico. – Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 35, e2020PA003944, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020PA003944.

Gschwentner, P., Kerschner, H., Spötl, C. (2020): Late Glacial ice advance in the Kellerjoch region near Schwaz (Tyrol, Eastern Alps). – Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 113, 211-226.


Deininger, M., McDermott, F., Cruz, F.W., Bernal, J.P., Mudelsee, M., Vonhof, H., Millo, C., Spötl, C., Treble, P.C., Pickering, R., Scholz, D. (2020): Inter-hemispheric synchroneity of Holocene precipitation anomalies controlled by Earth’s latitudinal insolation gradients. – Nature Communications, 11:5447, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19021-3.

Passchier, C.W., Bourgeois, M., Viollet, P.-L., Sürmelihindi, G., Bernard, V., Leveau, P., Spötl, C. (2020): Reconstructing the hydraulics of the world’s first industrial complex, the second century CE Barbegal watermills, France. – Scientific Reports, 10:17917, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74900-5.

Li, H., Sinha, A., André, A.A., Spötl, C., Vonhof, H.B., Meunier, A., Kathayat, G., Duan, P., Voarintsoa, N.R.G., Ning, Y., Biswas, J., Hu, P., Li, X., Sha, L., Zhao, J., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. (2020): A multimillennial climatic context for the megafaunal extinctions in Madagascar and Mascarene Islands. – Science Advances, 6: eabb2459, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abb2459.

Winkler, S., Donner, A., Tintrup gen. Suntrup, A. (2021): Periglacial Landforms in Jotunheimen, Central Southern Norway, and Their Altitudinal Distribution. - In: Beylich A.A. (ed.), Landscapes and Landforms of Norway. World Geomorphological Landscapes. Springer, Cham.

Spötl, C., Koltai, G., Racine, T. (2020): Einblicke in Vereisungsgeschichte der Eisriesenwelt (Tennengebirge). – Die Höhle, 71, 45-61.

Ilyashuk, E.A., Ilyashuk, B.P., Heiri, O., Spötl, C. (2020): Summer temperatures and lake development during the MIS 5a interstadial: New data from the Unterangerberg palaeolake in the Eastern Alps, Austria. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 560, 110020.

Tischler, J., Töchterle, P., Moseley, G.E. (2020): Characterization of northeast Greenland cave sediments. -Cave and Karst Science 47(2), 100-103.

Donner, A., Töchterle, P., Moseley, G.E. (2020): Basic meteorological observations in the Centrumsø region of northeast Greenland. Cave and Karst Science 47(2) , 104-106.

Barton, H.A., Breley, G.J., Töchterle, P., Moseley, G.E. (2020): Cryogenic features of the permafrost ice caves of Grottedal, northeast Greenland. -Cave and Karst Science 47(2), 93-99.

Moseley, G.E., Barton, H.A., Spötl, C., Töchterle, P., Smith, M.P., Bjerkenås, S.E., Blakeley, C., Hodkinson, P.D., Shone, R.C., Sivertsen, H.C., Wright, M. (2020): Cave discoveries and speleogenetic features in northeast Greenland. -Cave and Karst Science 47(2), 74-87.

Moseley, G.E. (2020): History of exploration in northeast Greenland. -Cave and Karst Science 47(2), 55-59

Cheng, H., Zhang, H.,  Spötl, C., Baker, J., Sinha, A., Li, H., Bartolomé, M., Moreno, A., Kathayat, G., Zhao, J., Dong, X., Li, Y., Ning, Y., Jia, X., Zong, B., Ait Brahim, Y., Pérez-Mejías, C., Cai, Y., Novello, V.F., Cruz, F.C., Severinghaus, J.P., An, Z., Edwards, R.L. (2020): Timing and structure of the Younger Dryas event and its underlying climate dynamics. - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117, 23408-23417.

Neuner, W., Spötl, C. (2020): The presence of elk (Alces alces) in Austria since the upper Pleistocene. – Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 113, 111-124.

Bajnai, D., Guo, W., Spötl, C., Coplen, T.B., Methner, K., Löffler, N., Krsnik, E., Gischler, E., Hansen, M., Henkel, D., Price, G.D., Raddatz, J., Scholz, D., Fiebig, J. (2020): Dual clumped isotope thermometry resolves kinetic biases in carbonate formation temperatures. – Nature Communications, 11:4005,  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17501-0

Waltgenbach, S., Scholz, D., Spötl, C., Riechelmann, D.F.C., Jochum, K.P., Fohlmeister, J., Schröder-Ritzrau, A. (2020): Climate and structure of the 8.2 ka event reconstructed from three speleothems from Germany. – Global Planetary Change, 193, 103266.

Andrews, J.E., Carolin, S.A., Peckover, E.N., Marca, A., Al-Omari, S., Rowe, P.J. (2020): Holocene stable isotope record of insolation and rapid climate change in a stalagmite from the Zagros of Iran. - Quaternary Science Reviews, 241, 106433.

Columbu, A., Chiarini, V., Spötl, C., Benazzi, S., Hellstrom, J., Cheng, H., De Waele, J. (2020): Speleothem record attests to stable environmental conditions during Neanderthal–modern human turnover in southern Italy. – Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 1188-1195.

Wilcox, P.S., Fowell, S.J., Baichtal, J.F. (2020): A mild Younger Dryas recorded in southeastern Alaska. - Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 52, 236-247.

Carobene, D., Meyer, M.C., Spötl, C., Roetzel, R., Göhlich, U.B., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Wimmer-Frey, I., Reimer, P.J., Auer, F. (2020): An interdisciplinary study of a mammoth-bearing Late Pleistocene sediment succession in lower Austria. – Quaternary International, 542, 15-29.

Fohlmeister, J., Voarintsoa, N.R.G., Lechleitner, F.A., Boyd, M., Brandstätter, S., Jacobson, M.J., Oster, J.L. (2020): Main controls on the stable carbon isotope composition of speleothems. - Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 279, 78-87.

Bajo, P., Drysdale, R.N., Woodhead, J.D., Hellstrom, J.C., Hodell, D., Ferretti, P., Voelker, A.H.L., Zanchetta, G., Rodrigues, T., Wolff, E., Tyler, J., Frisia, S., Spötl, C., Fallick, T. (2020): Persistent influence of obliquity on ice-age terminations since the Middle Pleistocene Transition. – Science, 367, 1235-1239.

Wendt, K.A., Pythoud, M., Moseley, G.E., Dublyansky, Y.V., Edwards, R.L., Spötl, C. (2020): Paleohydrology southwest Nevada (USA) based on groundwater 234U/238U over the past 475,000 k.y. – Geological Society of America Bulletin, 132, 793-802.

Zhang, H.W., Cheng, H., Cai, Y.J., Spötl, C., Sinha, A., Kathayat, G., Li, H. (2020): Effect of precipitation seasonality on annual oxygen isotopic composition in the area of spring persistent rain in southeastern China and its palaeoclimatic implication. – Climate of the Past, 16, 211-225.

Meyer, M.C., Gliganic, L.A., May, J.H., Merchel, S., Rugel, G., Schlütz, F., Aldenderfer, M.S. and Krainer, K., (2020): Landscape dynamics and human-environment interactions in the northern foothills of Cho Oyu and Mount Everest (southern Tibet) during the Late Pleistocene and Holocene. - Quaternary Science Reviews, 229, p.106127.

Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Brandstätter, S., Erhardt, T., Luetscher, M., Edwards, R. L. (2020): NALPS19: sub-orbital-scale climate variability recorded in northern Alpine speleothems during the last glacial period. - Climate of the Past, 16, 29–50, https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-16-29-2020.