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Deev, E.V., Dublyansky, Y.V., Pozdnyakova, N.I., Scholz, D., Kokh, S.N., Sokol, E.V., Rusanov, G.G. (2021): 230Th/U dating of travertines related to paleoearthquakes in Gorny Altai: First results. - Doklady Earth Sciences, 500, 820-825.

S. Fuhrmann, M. Meyer, F. Obleitner and L. Gliganic (2021): Evaluating the parameter values of the bleaching-with-depth-model for rock surface exposure dating – an empirical approach. Ancient TL, Vol. 39, No. S, 2021 – Special Issue - LED2021 Abstracts, page 83, p.5-4: . Department of Physics, East Carolina University, 1000 East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858, USA. ISSN 2693-0935

Zhang, H., Cheng, H., Sinha, A., Spötl, C., Cai, Y., Liu, B., Kathayat, G., Li, H., Tian, Y., Li, Y., Zhao, J., Sha, L., Lu, J., Meng, B., Niu, X., Dong, X., Liang, Z., Zong, B., Ning, Y., Lan, J., Edwards, R.L. (2021): Collapse of the Liangzhu and other Neolithic cultures in the lower Yangtze region in response to climate change. – Science Advances, 7, eabi9275, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abi9275

Riechelmann, S., Spötl, C., Immenhauser, A. (2021): Time series of d26Mg variability in precipitation of north-west Germany. – Depositional Record, DOI: 10.1002/dep2.171


Cheng, H., Xu, Y., Dong, X., Zhao, J., Li, H., Baker, J., Sinha, A., Spötl, C., Zhang, H., Du, W., Zong, B., Jia, X., Kathayat, G., Liu, D., Cai, Y., Wang, X., Strikis, N.M., Cruz, F.W., Auler, A.S., Gupta, A.K., Singh, R.K., Jaglan, S., Dutt, S., Liu, Z., Edwards, R.L. (2021): Onset and termination of Heinrich Stadial 4 and the underlying climate dynamics. – Communications Earth & Environment, 2:230, https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-021-00304-6.

Welte, C., Fohlmeister, J., Wertnik, M., Wacker, L., Hattendorf, B., Eglinton, T.I., Spötl, C. (2021): Climatic variations during the Holocene inferred from radiocarbon and stable carbon isotopes in speleothems from a high-alpine cave. – Climate of the Past, 17, 2165-2177.

Johnston, V.E., Borsato, A., Frisia, S., Spötl, C., Hellstrom, J.C., Cheng, H., Edwards, L. (2021): Last interglacial hydroclimate in the Italian Prealps reconstructed from speleothem multi-proxy records (Bigonda Cave, NE Italy). – Quaternary Science Reviews, 272, 107243.

Plan, L., Kaminsky, E., Racine, T., Koltai, G. (2021): Genetische Interpretation der Eisriesenwelt (Tennengebirge). – Die Höhle, 72, 117-138.

Spötl, C., Gruber, A., Racine, T., Scholz, D., Honiat, C. (2021): Karst und Höhlen am Guffert (Nordtirol). – Die Höhle, 72, 92-107.

Spötl, C., Zhang, H. (2021): Zur Speläogenese der Hundsalm Eis- und Tropfsteinhöhle. – Die Höhle, 72, 108-116.

Pacher, M., Spötl, C., Reimer, P. (2021): Die Höhlenbären des Frauenofens (1511/18) im Tennengebirge, Salzburg. – Die Höhle, 72, 66-75.

Spötl, C. (2021): Verborgene Welten. Höhlen in Südtirol. - Bergeerleben, 04/21, 8-11.

Steidle, S.D., Warken, S.F., Schorndorf, N., Förstel, J., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Avilés, J., Stinnesbeck, W., Frank, N.: Reconstruction of Middle to Late Quaternary sea level using submerged speleothems from the northeastern Yucatán Peninsula. - Journal of Quaternary Science, 36, 1190-1200.

Gliganic, L.A., Meyer, M.C., May, J.-H., M.S., A., Tropper, P., 2021. Direct dating of lithic surface artifacts using luminescence. Scientific Advances 7, https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abb3424.


Langhamer, L., Dublyansky, Y., Schneider, C. (2021): Spatial and Temporal Planetary Boundary Layer Moisture-Source Variability of Crimean Peninsula Precipitation. – Earth and Space Science, 8, 8, e2021EA001727, https://doi.org/10.1029/2021EA001727.

Silvestrini, S., Romandini, M., Marciani, G., Arrighi, S., Carrera, L., Fiorini, A., López-García, J.M., Lugli, F., Ranaldo, F., Slon, V., Tassoni, L., Higgins, O.A., Bortolini, E., Curci, A., Meyer, M., Meyer, M.C., Oxilia, G., Zerboni, A., Benazzi, S. and Spinapolice, E.E. (2021), Integrated multidisciplinary ecological analysis from the Uluzzian settlement at the Uluzzo C Rock Shelter, south-eastern Italy. Journal of Quaternary Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/jqs.3341

Spinapolice, E.E., Zerboni, A., Meyer, M.C., Talamo, S., Mariani, G.S., Gliganic, L.A., Buti, L., Fusco, M., Maiorano, M.P., Silvestrini, S. and Sorrentino, R., 2021. Back to Uluzzo–archaeological, palaeoenvironmental and chronological context of the Mid–Upper Palaeolithic sequence at Uluzzo C Rock Shelter (Apulia, southern Italy). Journal of Quaternary Science. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3349

Warken, S.F., Schorndorf, N., Stinnesbeck, W., Hennhoefer, D., Stinnesbeck, S.R., Förstel, J., Steidle, S.D., Olguin, J.A., Frank, N. (2021): Solar forcing of early Holocene droughts on the Yucatán peninsula. - Scientific Reports, 11:13885, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-93417-z.

Wendt, K.A., Li, X., Edwards, R.L. (2021): Uranium–Thorium dating of speleothems. - Elements, 17, 87-92.

Wendt, K.A., Li, X., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Spötl, C. (2021): Precise timing of MIS 7 substages from the Austrian Alps. - Climate of the Past, 17, 1443-1454.

Palcsu, L., Gessert, A., Túri, M., Kovács, A., Futó, I., Orsovszki, J., Puskás-Preszner, A., Temowski, M., Koltai, G. (2021): Long-term time series of environmental tracers reveal recharge and discharge conditions in shallow karst aquifers in Hungary and Slovakia. – Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 36, 100858.

Bernal-Wormull, J.L., Moreno, A., Pérez-Mejías, C., Bartolomé, M., Aranburu, A., Arriolabengoa, M., Iriarte, E., Cacho, I., Spötl, C., Edwards, L.R., Cheng, H. (2021): Immediate temperature response in northern Iberia to last deglacial changes in the North Atlantic. – Geology, 49, 999-1003.

Luetscher, M., Moseley, G.E., Festi, D., Hof, F., Edwards, R.L., Spötl, C. (2021): A last interglacial speleothem record from the Sieben Hengste cave system (Switzerland): implications for alpine paleovegetation. – Quaternary Science Reviews, 262, 106974.

Holm-Alwmark, S., Alwmark, C., Ferrière, L., Meier, M.M.M., Lindström, S., Kenny, G.G., Sheldon, E., Schweigert, G., Spötl, C., Whitehouse, M.J., Hofmann, B.A. (2021): Shocked quartz in distal ejecta from the Ries impact event (Germany) found at ~180 km distance, near Bernhardzell, eastern Switzerland. – Scientific Reports, 11:7438, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-86685-2.

Sürmelihindi, G., Passchier, C., Crow, J., Spötl, C., Mertz-Kraus, R. (2021): Carbonates from the ancient world’s longest aqueduct: a testament of Byzantine water management. – Geoarchaeology, 36, 643-649.

Wilkins, J., Schoville, B.J., Pickering, R., Gliganic, L., Collins, B., Brown, K.S., von der Meden, J., Khumalo, W., Meyer, M.C., Maape, S., 2021. Innovative Homo sapiens behaviours 105,000 years ago in a wetter Kalahari. Nature 592, 248-252.

Zhang, H., Cheng, H., Spötl, C., Zhang, X., Cruz, F.W., Sinha, A., Auler, A.S., Stríkis, N.M., Wang, X., Kathayat, G., Li, X., Pérez-Mejías, C., Cai, Y., Ning, Y., Edwards, R.L. (2021): Gradual South-North climate transition in the Atlantic realm within the Younger Dryas. – Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2021GL092620, https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL092620.

Zhang, H., Zhang, X., Cai, Y., Sinha, A., Spötl, C., Baker, J., Kathayat, G., Liu, Z., Tian, Y., Lu, J., Wang, Z., Zhao, J., Jia, X., Du, W., Ning, Y., An, Z., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H. (2021): A data-model comparison pinpoints Holocene spatiotemporal pattern of East Asian summer monsoon. – Quaternary Science Reviews, 261, 106911.

Koltai, G., Spötl, C., Jarosch, A., Cheng, H. (2021): Cryogenic cave carbonates in the Dolomites (northern Italy): insights into Younger Dryas cooling and seasonal precipitation. - Climate of the Past, 17, 775–789.

Waltgenbach, S., Riechelmann, D.F.C., Spötl, C., Jochum, K.P., Fohlmeister, J., Schröder-Ritzrau, A., Scholz, D. (2021): Climate variability in Central Europe during the last 2500 years reconstructed from four high-resolution multi-proxy speleothem records. – Geosciences, 11, 116, https://doi.org/10.3390/geosciences11040166.

Stojakowits, P., Mayr, C., Ivy-Ochs, S., Preusser, F., Reitner, J.M., Spötl, C. (2021): Environments at the MIS 3/2 transition in the northern Alps and their foreland. – Quaternary International, 581-582, 99-113.

Spötl, C., Dublyansky, Y., Koltai, G., Honiat, C., Plan, L., Angerer, T. (2021): Stable isotope imprint of hypogene speleogenesis: Lessons from Austrian caves. – Chemical Geology, 572, 120209, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2021.120209.

Moseley, G.E., Edwards, R.L., Lord, N.S., Spötl, C., Cheng, H. (2021): Speleothem record of mild and wet mid-Pleistocene climate in northeast Greenland. – Science Advances, 7:eabe1260, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abe1260.

Spötl, C., Koltai, G., Jarosch, A., Cheng, H. (2021): Increased autumn and winter precipitation during the Last Glacial Maximum in the European Alps. – Nature Communications, 12:1839, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-22090-7.

Spötl, C., Dublyansky, Y., Koltai, G., Cheng, H. (2021): Hypogene speleogenesis and paragenesis in the Dolomites. – Geomorphology, 382, 107667.

Munroe, J., Kimble, K., Spötl, C., Marks, G.S., McGee, D., Herron, D. (2021): Cryogenic cave carbonate and implications for thawing permafrost at Winter Wonderland Cave, Utah, USA. – Scientific Reports, 11:6430, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85658-9.

Medford, A.K., Hall, B.L., Lowell, T.V., Kelly, M.A., Levy, L.B., Wilcox, P.S., Axford, Y. (2021): Holocene glacial history of Renland Ice Cap, East Greenland, reconstructed from lake sediments. - Quaternary Science Reviews, 258, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.106883.


Weber, M., Hinz, Y., Schöne, B.R., Jochum, K.P., Hoffmann, D., Spötl, C., Riechelmann, D.F.C., Scholz, D. (2021): Opposite trends in Holocene speleothem proxy records from two neighbouring caves in Germany: A multi-proxy evaluation. – Frontiers in Earth Science 9:642651, doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.642651.

Dublyansky, Y., Shirokov, V., Moseley, G.E., Kosintsev, P.A., Edwards, L.R., Spötl, C. (2021): 230Th dating of flowstone from Ignatievskaya Cave, Russia: Age constraints of rock art and paleoclimate inferences. – Geoarchaeology, 36, 532-545.

Li, X., Wendt, K.A., Dublyansky, Y., Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Edwards, R.L. (2021): Novel method for determining 234U-238U ages of Devils Hole 2 cave calcite. – Geochronology, 3, 49-58.

Demény, A., Rinyu, L., Kern, Z., Hatvani, I.G., Czuppon, Gy., Surányi, G., Leél-Őssy, Sz., Shen, C.-C., Koltai, G. (2021): Paleotemperature reconstructions using speleothem fluid inclusion analyses from Hungary - Chemical Geology, 536, 120051.

Schuster, L., Maussion, F., Langhamer, L., Moseley, G.E. (2021): Lagrangian detection of precipitation moisture sources for an arid region in northeast Greenland: relations to the North Atlantic Oscillation, sea ice cover, and temporal trends from 1979 to 2017. - Weather Clim. Dynam., 2, 1-17, https://doi.org/10.5194/wcd-2-1-2021.

Passchier, C., Sürmelihindi, G., Boyer, D., Yalçin, C., Spötl, C., Mertz-Kraus, R. (2021): The aqueduct of Gerasa – Intra-annual palaeoenvironmental data from Roman Jordan using carbonate deposits. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 562, 110089.

Wolfgring, E., Wagreich, M., Hohenegger, J., Böhm, K., Dinarès Turell, J., Gier, S., Sames, B., Spötl, C., Jin, S. (2021): An integrated multi-proxy study of cyclic pelagic deposits from the north-western Tethys: The Campanian of the Postalm section (Gosau Group, Austria). – Cretaceous Research, 120, 104704.

Li, H., Spötl, C., Cheng, H. (2021): A high-resolution speleothem proxy record of the Late Glacial in the European Alps: extending the NALPS19 record until the beginning of the Holocene. – Journal of Quaternary Science, 36, 29-39.

Columbu, A., Audra, P., Gázquez, F., D'Angeli, I.M., Bigot, J.-Y., Koltai, G., Chiesa, R., Yu, T.-L., Hu, H.-M., Shen, C.-C., Carbone, C., Heresanu, V., Nobécourt, J.-C., De Waele, J. (2021): Hypogenic speleogenesis, late stage epigenic overprinting and condensation-corrosion in a complex cave system in relation to landscape evolution (Toirano, Liguria, Italy). - Geomorphology, 376, 107561.

Li, T.-Y., Xiao, S.-Y., Shen, C.-C., Zhang, J., Chen, C.-J., Cheng, H., Spötl, C., Huang, R.,Wang, T., Li, J.-Y., Wu, Y., Liu, Z.-Q., Edwards, R.L., Yu, T.-L. (2021): Little Ice Age climate changes in Southwest China from a stalagmite δ18O record. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 562, 119167, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.110167.

Stewart, B.D., Sorensen, J.V., Wendt,  K., Sylvan, J.B., German, C.R., Anantharaman, K., Dick, G.J., Breier, J.A., Toner, B.M. (2021): A multi-modal approach to measuring particulate iron speciation in buoyant hydrothermal plumes. – Chemical Geology, 560, 120018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.120018