Publications

Most recent:


  • Díaz, I. A.; Godoy-Güinao, J.; Mellado-Mansilla, D.; Moreno-González, R.; Cuq, E.; Ortega-Solís, G.; Armesto, J. J. (2021): Advanced canopy regeneration: an unrecognized mechanism of forest dynamics. Ecology 102 (1), e03222. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3222

  • Elschner, A.; Scheder, J.; Bungenstock, F.; Bartholomä, A.; Becker, T. M.; Capperucci, R. M. et al. (Frank Schlütz)(2021): Microfauna- and sedimentology-based facies analysis for palaeolandscape reconstruction in the back-barrier area of Norderney (NW Germany). Netherlands Journal of Geosciences 100. DOI: 10.1017/njg.2020.16

  • Enters, D.; Haynert, K.; Wehrmann, A.; Freund, H.; Schlütz, F. (2021): A new ΔR value for the southern North Sea and its application in coastal research. Netherlands Journal of Geosciences 100. DOI: 10.1017/njg.2020.19

  • Fuentes Molina, O.; Alizadeh, K.; Bucarey, S. A.; Castaneza Zúñiga, E.; Vásquez-Quitral, P. (2020): Analysis of organic molecules, physicochemical parameters, and pollen as indicators for authenticity, botanical origin, type and quality of honey samples examined. International Journal of Food Properties 23 (1), pp. 2242–2256. DOI: 10.1080/10942912.2020.1850775

  • Gu, F., Alizadeh, K., Behling, H. (2021): Late Holocene Vegetation and Environmental Changes of Coastal Lowlands in Northern Iran: Possible Role of Climate, Human Impact and Caspian Sea Level Fluctuations. Wetlands. In review. DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-157366/v1

  • Gu, F.; Ramezani, E.; Alizadeh, K.; Behling, H. (2021): Vegetation Dynamics, Environmental Changes, and Anthropogenic Impacts on the Coastal Hyrcanian Forests in Northern Iran. Journal of Coastal Research 37 (3). DOI: 10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-20-00033.1

  • Klinge, M.; Schlütz, F.; Zander, A.; Hülle, D.; Batkhishig, O.; Lehmkuhl, F. (2021): Late Pleistocene lake level, glaciation and climate change in the Mongolian Altai deduced from sedimentological and palynological archives. Quat. res. 99, pp. 168–189. DOI: 10.1017/qua.2020.67

  • Moreno-Gonzalez, R.; Giesecke, T.; Fontana, S. L. (2021): Fire and vegetation dynamics of endangered Araucaria araucana communities in the forest-steppe ecotone of northern Patagonia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 567, p. 110276. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2021.110276

  • Piacsek, P.; Behling, H.; Ballalai, J. M.; Nogueira, J.; Venancio, I. M.; Albuquerque, A. L. (2021): Reconstruction of vegetation and low latitude ocean-atmosphere dynamics of the past 130 kyr, based on South American montane pollen types. Global and Planetary Change 201, p. 103477. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2021.103477

  • van der Plas, G.W., Rucina, S.M., Hemp, A., Marchant, R.A., Hooghiemstra, H., Schüler, L. and Verschuren, D., 2020. Climate-human-landscape interaction in the eastern foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro (equatorial East Africa) during the last two millennia. The Holocene, DOI: doi.org/10.1177/0959683620981694

  • Portes, M. C.; Behling, H.; Montade, V.; Safford, H. D. (2020): Holocene vegetation, climate and fire dynamics in the Serra dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro State, southeastern Brazil. Acta Palaeobotanica, pp. 438–453. DOI: 10.35535/acpa-2020-0019

  • Ramezani, E., Talebi, T., Alizadeh, K., Shirvany, A. Behnam Hamzeh’ee, B., Behling, H., 2021. Long-term persistence of steppe vegetation in the highlands of Arasbaran Protected Area, northwestern Iran as inferred from a pollen record. Palynology, 45, 15-26,. DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2019.1702117

  • Tserendorj, G.; Marinova, E.; Lechterbeck, J.; Behling, H.; Wick, L.; Fischer, E. et al. (2021): Intensification of agriculture in southwestern Germany between the Bronze Age and Medieval period, based on archaeobotanical data from Baden-Württemberg. Veget Hist Archaebot 30 (1), pp. 35–46. DOI: 10.1007/s00334-020-00814-x

  • Unkelbach, J., Dulamsuren, Ch., Behling, H., 2021. Late Holocene climate and land-use history in the Mongolian Altai Mountains: combined evidence from palynological, macro-charcoal and tree-ring analyses. Trees, Forests and People, Available online 18 February 2021, 100073 DOI: 10.1016/j.tfp.2021.100073

  • Wang, J.; Xinying, Z.; Xu, H.; Junchi, L.; Qingjiang, Y.; Zhao, C. et al. (2020): Relationship between C 4 biomass and C 4 agriculture during the Holocene and its implications for millet domestication in Northeast China. Geophys Res Lett, pp. 1–20. DOI: 10.1029/2020GL089566


  • 2020


  • Adolf, C.; Tovar, C.; Kühn, N.; Behling, H.; Berrío, J. C.; Dominguez-Vázquez, G. et al. (2020): Identifying drivers of forest resilience in long-term records from the Neotropics. Biology letters 16 (4), p. 20200005. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0005

  • Álvarez-Barra, V. (2020): Chapter 11: Phytolith Analysis from Coprolites of Pilauco. In: Mario Pino, Giselle A. Astorga (Eds.): Pilauco. A Late Pleistocene Archaeo-paleontological Site. Cham: Springer International Publishing (The Latin American Studies Book Series), pp. 183–193. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-23918-3

  • Álvarez-Barra, V.; Giesecke, T.; Fontana, S. L. (2020): Late-Holocene vegetation dynamics and disturbance regimes in north Patagonia Argentina (40°S). The Holocene 24 (2), 095968362091392. DOI: 10.1177/0959683620913920

  • Behling, H.; Jantz, N.; Safford, H. D. (2020): Mid- and late Holocene vegetation, climate and fire dynamics in the Serra do Itatiaia, Rio de Janeiro State, southeastern Brazil. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 274, 104-152. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.104152

  • Dan, A.; Basaran, S.; Brückner, H.; Erkul E.; Pint, A.; Rabbel, W.; Shumilovskikh L., Wilken D., Wunderlich T. (2020): Ainos in Thrace: research perspectives in historical geography and geoarchaeology. In: Deniz Genceolu, Martin Godon (Eds.): Anatolia antiqua. Eski anadolu. Vol. 27, pp. 127–144.

  • Fuentes Molina, O.; Alizadeh, K.; Bucarey, S. A.; Castaneza Zúñiga, E.; Vásquez-Quitral, P. (2020): Analysis of organic molecules, physicochemical parameters, and pollen as indicators for authenticity, botanical origin, type and quality of honey samples examined. International Journal of Food Properties 23 (1), pp. 2242–2256. DOI: 10.1080/10942912.2020.1850775

  • Gu, F.; Pätzold, J.; Behling, H. (2020): Evidence of cooling in the tropical South Atlantic off southeastern Brazil during the last 50 kyr. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 272, online DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.104128

  • Hapsari, K.A., Jennerjahn T.C., Lukas, M., Karius, V., Behling, H., (2020). Intertwined effects of climate and land use change on environmental dynamics and carbon accumulation in a mangrove-fringed coastal lagoon in Java, Indonesia. Global Change Biology, 26, p. 1414-1431. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14926

  • Homami Totmaj, L.; Ramezani, E.; Alizadeh, K.; Behling, H. (2020): Four millennia of vegetation and environmental history above the Hyrcanian forest, northern Iran. Veget Hist Archaebot. DOI: 10.1007/s00334-020-00813-y

  • Ivanova, M.; Schlütz, F.; Benecke, N. (2020): Subterranean Silos at Vráble, Southwestern Slovakia. Slov. Arch. LXVIII (Suppl. 1), pp. 257–271. DOI: 10.31577/slovarch.2020.suppl.1.21

  • Jahnk, S.L., Behling, H., Küchler, P., Schmidt, M. (2020): Vegetations- und Landnutzungsgeschichte des Reinhardswaldes (Hessen). Tuexenia (40), pp. 101–130. www.tuexenia.de/publications/tuexenia/Tuexenia_2020_NS_040_0101-0130.pdf

  • Khansaritoreh, E.; Salmaki, Y.; Ramezani, E.; Akbari Azirani, T.; Keller, A.; Neumann, K. et al. (2020): Employing DNA metabarcoding to determine the geographical origin of honey. Heliyon 6 (11), e05596. DOI: 10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05596

  • Krashevska, V.; Tsyganov, A. N.; Esaulov, A. S.; Mazei, Y. A.; Hapsari, K. A.; Saad, A. et al. (2020): Testate Amoeba Species- and Trait-Based Transfer Functions for Reconstruction of Hydrological Regime in Tropical Peatland of Central Sumatra, Indonesia. Front. Ecol. Evol. 8. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2020.00225

  • Li, J.-F.; Xie, G.; Yang, J.; Ferguson, D. K.; Liu, X.-D.; Liu, H.; Wang, Y.-F. (2020): Asian Summer Monsoon changes the pollen flow on the Tibetan Plateau. Earth-Science Reviews 202, p. 103114. DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103114

  • Martin, C.; Ménot, G.; Thouveny, N.; Peyron, O.; Andrieu-Ponel, V.; Montade, V. et al. (2020): Early Holocene Thermal Maximum recorded by branched tetraethers and pollen in Western Europe (Massif Central, France). Quaternary Science Reviews 228, p. 106109. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106109

  • Messal, S.; Karle, M.; Kuiter, R.; Mulsow, R.; Heinrich, D.; Schlütz, F.; Bittmann, F. (2020): Der frühmittelalterliche Seehandelsplatz von Rostock-Dierkow im Spiegel der Forschungen des SPP „Häfen“. Siedlungs- und Küstenforschung im südlichen Nordseegebiet (SKN) (43), pp. 257–308.

  • Meyer, M. C.; Gliganic, L. A.; May, J.-H.; Merchel, S.; Rugel, G.; Schlütz, F. et al. (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. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106127

  • Moraes, C. A. de; Oliveira, M. A.T. de; Behling, H. (2020): Late Holocene climate dynamics and human impact inferred from vegetation and fire history of the Caatinga, in Northeast Brazil. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 282, p. 104299. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2020.104299

  • Moreno-Gonzalez, R.; Giesecke, T.; Fontana, S. L. (2020): The impact of recent land-use change in the Araucaria araucana forest in northern Patagonia. The Holocene, 095968362091391. DOI: 10.1177/0959683620913918

  • Piacsek, P.; Behling, H.; Fang, G.; Venancio, I. M.; Lessa, D. V.O.; Belem, A.; Albuquerque, A. L. (2020): Changes in sea surface hydrography and productivity in the western equatorial Atlantic since the last interglacial. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, p. 109952. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109952

  • van der Plas, G.W., Rucina, S.M., Hemp, A., Marchant, R.A., Hooghiemstra, H., Schüler, L. and Verschuren, D., 2020. Climate-human-landscape interaction in the eastern foothills of Mt. Kilimanjaro (equatorial East Africa) during the last two millennia. The Holocene, DOI: doi.org/10.1177/0959683620981694

  • Portes, M. C.; Behling, H.; Montade, V.; Safford, H. D. (2020): Holocene vegetation, climate and fire dynamics in the Serra dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro State, southeastern Brazil. Acta Palaeobotanica, pp. 438–453. DOI: 10.35535/acpa-2020-0019

  • Portes, M. C.; DeForest Safford, H.; Montade, V.; Behling, H. (2020): Pollen rain–vegetation relationship along an elevational gradient in the Serra dos Órgãos National Park, southeastern Brazil. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 283, p. 104314. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2020.104314

  • Ramezani, E.; Talebi, T.; Alizadeh, K.; Shirvany, A.; Hamzeh’ee, B.; Behling, H. (2020): Long-term persistence of steppe vegetation in the highlands of Arasbaran protected area, northwestern Iran, as inferred from a pollen record. Palynology 4 (2), pp. 1–12. DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2019.1702117

  • Saindovdon, D.; Unkelbach, J.; Dulamsuren, C.; Punsalpaamuu, G.; Beket, U.; Behling, H. (2020): Modern Pollen Rain Studies at the Forest Steppe Ecotone in the Lake Dayan Region, Mongolian Altai. Mong. J. Biol. Sci. 18 (1), pp. 3–11. DOI: 10.22353/mjbs.2020.18.01

  • Schlütz, F. (2020): Archäobotanische Untersuchungen zu den frühmittelalterlichen Siedlungen Witsum LA 146 und Nieblum Goting LA 151. Studien zur Landschafts- und Siedlungsgeschichte im südlichen Nordseegebiet, 11: 323–339.

  • Shumilovskikh, L. S.; Abdulmanova, I. F.; Efimik, E. G. (2020): Does season matter for moss surface sample collection? A case study from Kungur forest-steppe, pre-Urals, Russia. Palynology, pp. 1–9. DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2020.1776780

  • Shumilovskikh, L. S.; van Geel, B. (2020): Non-Pollen Palynomorphs. In Amanda G. Henry (Ed.): Handbook for the Analysis of Micro-Particles in Archaeological Samples. Cham: Springer International Publishing, pp. 65–96. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-42622-4

  • Shumilovskikh, L. S.; Schmidt, M.; Pereskokov, M.; Sannikov, P. (2020): Postglacial history of East European boreal forests in the mid‐Kama region, pre‐Urals, Russia. Boreas 25, p. 15. DOI: 10.1111/bor.12436

  • Unkelbach, J.; Kashima, K.; Punsalpaamuu, G.; Shumilovskikh, L.; Behling, H. (2020): Decadal high-resolution multi-proxy analysis to reconstruct natural and human-induced environmental changes over the last 1350 cal. yr BP in the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, western Mongolia. The Holocene 257 (1), 095968362090866. DOI: 10.1177/0959683620908662

  • Wang, J.; Xinying, Z.; Xu, H.; Junchi, L.; Qingjiang, Y.; Zhao, C. et al. (2020): Relationship between C 4 biomass and C 4 agriculture during the Holocene and its implications for millet domestication in Northeast China. Geophys Res Lett, pp. 1–20. DOI: 10.1029/2020GL089566

  • Zaky, A. S.; Kashima, K.; Frontalini, F.; Ibrahim, M. I.A.; Khalifa, M. M.; Fukumoto, Y., Gad, D., Behling, H., (2020): Mid-to Late Holocene paleoclimatic changes and paleoenvironmental shifts inferred from pollen and diatom assemblages at Lake Hamra, Wadi El Natrun (Western Nile Delta, North Western Desert, Egypt). Quaternary International. 542, pp. 109–120. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2020.03.024

  • 2019


  • Andreev, A. A.; Shumilovskikh, L. S.; Savelieva, L. A.; Gromig, R.; Fedorov, G. B.; Ludikova, A. et al. (2019): Environmental conditions in northwestern Russia during MIS 5 inferred from the pollen stratigraphy in a sediment core from Lake Ladoga. Boreas 48(2), 377-386. DOI: 10.1111/bor.12382

  • Brugger, S. O.; Gobet, E.; Osmont, D.; Behling, H.; Fontana, S. L.; Hooghiemstra, H. et al. (2019): Tropical Andean glacier reveals colonial legacy in modern mountain ecosystems. Quaternary Science Reviews 220, pp. 1–13. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.06.032

  • Daniau, A.-L., Desprat S., Aleman J. C., Bremond L., Davis B., Fletcher W., Marlon J, Marquer L, Montade V, del Molino C M, Naughton F, Rius D, Urrego D H, (2019): Terrestrial plant microfossils in palaeoenvironmental studies, pollen, microcharcoal and phytolith. Towards a comprehensive understanding of vegetation, fire and climate changes over the past one million years. Revue de Micropaléontologie. Vol. 63: 1-35 DOI: 10.1016/j.revmic.2019.02.001

  • Finsinger, W.; Schwörer, C.; Heiri, O.; Morales-Molino, C.; Ribolini, A.; Giesecke, T. et al. (2019): Fire on ice and frozen trees? Inappropriate radiocarbon dating leads to unrealistic reconstructions. The New phytologist 222 (2), pp. 657–662. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15354

  • Giesecke, T.; Wolters, S.; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N.; van der Knaap, P. W.; Leydet, M.; Brewer, S. (2019): Postglacial change of the floristic diversity gradient in Europe. Nature communications 10 (1), p. 5925. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13233-y

  • Gu, F.; Chiessi, C. M.; Zonneveld, K. A.F.; Behling, H. (2019): Shifts of the Brazil-Falklands/Malvinas Confluence in the western South Atlantic during the latest Pleistocene–Holocene inferred from dinoflagellate cysts. Palynology Vol. 43, 483-493. DOI: 10.1080/01916122.2018.1470116

  • Hait, A., and Behling, H., (2019) Responses of the mangrove ecosystem to Holocene environmental change in the Sundarban biosphere reserve, India. Acta Palaeobotanica, 59 (2), pp. 391–409. DOI: 10.2478/acpa-2019-0013

  • Hass, A. L.; Brachmann, L.; Batáry, P.; Clough, Y.; Behling, H.; Tscharntke, T.; Diekötter, T. (2019): Maize-dominated landscapes reduce bumblebee colony growth through pollen diversity loss. J Appl Ecol 56, p. 294-304. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13296

  • Jan, F., Schüler, L. and H. Behling (2019) Vegetation dynamics in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, northwestern Pakistan, inferred from the Kabal Swat pollen record during the last 3300 years. Acta Palaeobotanica, 59/1: 145-163, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.2478/acpa-2019-0001

  • Leal, A.; Gassón, R.; Behling, H.; Sánchez, F. (2019): Human-made fires and forest clearance as evidence for late Holocene landscape domestication in the Orinoco Llanos (Venezuela). Veget Hist Archaebot 28 (5), pp. 545–557. DOI: 10.1007/s00334-019-00713-w

  • Montade, V.; Ledru, M.-P.; Giesecke, T.; Flantua, S. G.; Behling, H.; Peyron, O. (2019): A new modern pollen dataset describing the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. The Holocene 29 (8): 1253–1262, DOI: 10.1177/0959683619846981

  • Montade, V.; Peyron, O.; Favier, C.; Francois, J. P.; Haberle, S. G. (2019): A pollen-climate calibration from western Patagonia for palaeoclimatic reconstructions. J. Quaternary Sci. 34 (1), pp. 76–86. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3082

  • Novenko, E.; Tarasov, P. E.; Shumilovskikh, L. (2019): Climate change and human-environment interaction from Neolithic to historical times. Quaternary International 516, pp. 1–4. DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2019.06.004

  • Reitalu, T.; Bjune, A. E.; Blaus, A.; Giesecke, T.; Helm, A.; Matthias, I. et al. (2019): Patterns of modern pollen and plant richness across northern Europe. J Ecol. Vol.107, (4), pp. 1662-1677. DOI: 0.1111/1365-2745.13134

  • Ruan, Y.; Mohtadi, M.; van der Kaars, S.; Dupont, L. M.; Hebbeln, D.; Schefuß, E. (2019): Differential hydro-climatic evolution of East Javanese ecosystems over the past 22,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 218, pp. 49–60. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.06.015

  • Setyaningsih, C. A.; Behling, H.; Saad, A.; Shumilovskikh, L.; Sabiham, S.; Biagioni, S. (2019): First palaeoecological evidence of buffalo husbandry and rice cultivation in the Kerinci Seblat National Park in Sumatra, Indonesia. Veget Hist Archaebot 28 (8), pp. 591-606. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00334-019-00716-7

  • Setyaningsih, C. A.; Biagioni, S.; Saad, A.; Kashima, K.; Sabiham, S.; Behling, H. (2019): Response of Mangroves to Late Holocene Sea-Level Change. Palaeoecological Evidence from Sumatra, Indonesia. Wetlands 39: 1103-1118. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-019-01142-1

  • Shumilovskikh, L. S.; Rodinkova, V. Y.; Rodionova, A.; Troshina, A.; Ershova, E.; Novenko, E. et al. (2019): Insights into the late Holocene vegetation history of the East European forest-steppe. Case study Sudzha (Kursk region, Russia). Veget Hist Archaebot, 28, (5), pp. 513-528. DOI: 10.1007/s00334-018-00711-4

  • Shumilovskikh, L. S.; Schlütz, F.; Lorenz, M.; Tomaselli, M. B. (2019): Non-pollen palynomorphs notes. 3. Phototrophic loricate euglenoids in paleoecology and the effect of acetolysis on Trachelomonas loricae. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 270, pp. 1–7. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.06.017

  • Thornton, S. A.; Cook, S.; Astiani, D.; Hapsari, K. A.; Varkkey, H.; Cole, L. E. et al. (2019): 'Pushing the limits'. Experiences of women in tropical peatland research. Mar. Freshwater Res., 71(2): 170-178. DOI: 10.1071/MF19132

  • Unkelbach, J.; Kashima, K.; Enters, D.; Dulamsuren, C.; Punsalpaamuu, G.; Behling, H. (2019): Late Holocene (Meghalayan) palaeoenvironmental evolution inferred from multi-proxy-studies of lacustrine sediments from the Dayan Nuur region of Mongolia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 530, pp. 1-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.05.021

  • Yang, S.; Song, B.; Ye, S.; Laws, E. A.; He, L.; Li, J. et al. (2019): Large-scale pollen distribution in marine surface sediments from the Bohai Sea, China. Insights into pollen provenance, transport, deposition, and coastal-shelf paleoenvironment. Progress in Oceanography 178, p. 102183. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2019.102183

  • Yu, K.; Lehmkuhl, F.; Schlütz, F.; Diekmann, B.; Mischke, S.; Grunert, J. et al. (2019): Late Quaternary environments in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. Vegetation, hydrological, and palaeoclimate evolution. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 514, pp. 77–91. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.10.004