Recent Publications (since 2015)

  • Hogrefe, I., Zolitschka, B., Frechen, M., Wonik, T., Binot, F., 2020. Der Vergangenheit von Klima und Umwelt auf der Spur: das Sedimentarchiv des Rodderbergs bei Bonn. Gmit – Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen 80: 24-25.
  • Irurzun, M., Palermo, P., Gogorza, C., Sinito, A., Aldana, M., Costanzo-Álvarez, V., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B. (2020). Testing lake-level reconstructions based on rock magnetic proxies for the sediment record of Laguna Cháltel (Patagonia, Argentina). Quaternary Research, 95: 113-128. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2020.15
  • Jenny, J-P., S. Koirala, I. Gregoy-Eaves, P. Francus, B. Ahrens, V. Brovkin, Antti E. K. Ojala, B. Zolitschka, J. Bader, N. Carvalhais, 2020. Reply to Li et al.: Human societies began to play a significant role in global sediment transfer 4,000 years ago. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117: 5571-5572. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1922723117
  • Kinder, M., Tylmann, T., Rzeszewski, M., Zolitschka, B., 2020. Varves and mass-movement deposits record distinctly different sedimentation dynamics since the late glacial (Lake Szurpiły, northeastern Poland). Quaternary Research 9: 299-313. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2019.61
  • Mayr, C., Stojakowits, P., Lempe, B., Blaauw, M., Diersche, V., Grohganz, M., López Correa, M., Ohlendorf, C., Reimer, P., Zolitschka, B., 2020. Geochemistry, grain size and radiocarbon ages of MIS 3 sediment record from Nesseltalgraben, Germany. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.914109
  • Safaierad, R., Mohtadi, M., Zolitschka, B., Yokoyama, Y., Vogt, C., Schefuß, E., 2020. Elevated dust depositions in West Asia linked to ocean-atmosphere shifts during North Atlantic cold events. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 117: 18272-18277. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.2004071117
  • Tylmann, W., Zolitschka, B., (eds.) 2020. Annually Laminated Lake Sediments. MDPI Books, 130 pp. https://doi.org/10.3390/books978-3-03928-787-1
  • Tylmann, W., Zolitschka, B., 2020. Annually Laminated Lake Sediments – Recent Progress. Quaternary 3(1), 5. https://doi.org/10.3390/quat3010005
  • Zolitschka, B., 2020. Seesedimente als Umwelt- und Klimaarchive. In: H. Gebhardt, R. Glaser, U. Radtke, P. Reuber, A. Vött (Hrsg.), Geographie – Physische Geographie und Humangeographie, 3. Aufl., Springer Nature, Berlin; 307-308.
  • Bulian, F., Enters, D., Zolitschka, B., 2019. Carbon, nitrogen and sulphur content of sediment core VVC17 near Norderney, Wadden Sea (Germany). PANGAEA, https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.909845
  • Bulian, F., Enters, D., Schlütz, F., Scheder, J., Blume, K., Zolitschka, B., Bittmann, F., 2019. Multi-proxy reconstruction of Holocene paleoenvironments from a sediment core from the Wadden Sea near Norderney, East Frisia, Germany. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 225: 106251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2019.106251
  • Croudace, I.W., Löwemark, L., Tjallingii, R., Zolitschka, B., 2019. High resolution XRF core scanners: a key tool for the environmental and palaeoclimate sciences. Quaternary International 514: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.05.038
  • Croudace, I.W., Löwemark, L., Tjallingii, R., Zolitschka, B., 2019. Current perspectives on the capabilities of high resolution XRF core scanners. Quaternary International 514: 5-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2019.04.002
  • Jenny, J-P., S. Koirala, I. Gregoy-Eaves, P. Francus, C. Niemann, B. Ahrens, M. Jung, V. Brovkin, A Baud, Antti E. K. Ojala, A. Normandeau, B. Zolitschka, N. Carvalhais, 2019. Human and climate global-scale imprint on sediment transfer during the Holocene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 22972-22976. www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1908179116
  • Kinder, M., Tylmann, W., Bubak, I., Fiłoc, M., Gąsiorowski, M., Kupryjanowicz, M., Mayr, C., Sauer, L., Voellering, U., Zolitschka, B., 2019. Human impact during the past 8,200 years: multi-proxy record of annually laminated sediments from Lake Szurpiły, northeastern Poland. Journal of Paleolimnology 61: 419-435. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-019-00068-2
  • Mayr, C., Smith, R.E., Massaferro, J., Dubois, N., García, M.L., Lücke, A., Maidana, N.I., Meier, W.J.-H., Wissel, H., Zolitschka, B., 2019. Historic eruptions of Lautaro volcano and their environmental impact as detected in lake sediments from southern Argentina. Journal of Paleolimnology 62: 205-221. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-019-00088-y
  • Mayr, C., Stojakowits, P., Lempe, B., Blaauw, M., Diersche, V., Grohganz, M., López Correa, M., Ohlendorf, C., Reimer, P., Zolitschka, B., 2019. High-resolution geochemical record of environmental changes during MIS 3 from the northern Alps (Nesseltalgraben, Germany). Quaternary Science Reviews 218: 122-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.06.013
  • Palermo, P., Irurzun, M.A., Gogorza, C., Sinito, A.M., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2019. Rock-magnetic and paleomagnetic studies on late-Holocene sediments from Laguna Cháltel (Patagonia, Argentina). Journal of South American Earth Sciences 90: 204-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsames.2018.11.028
  • Smith, R.E., Smith, V., Fontijn, K., Gebhardt, C., Wastegard, S., Zolitschka, B., Ohlendorf, C., Stern, C., Mayr, C., 2019. Refining the late Quaternary tephrochronology for southern South America using the Laguna Potrok Aike sedimentary record. Quaternary Science Reviews 218: 137-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.06.001
  • Zolitschka, B., Fey, M., Janssen, S., Maidana, N.I., Mayr, C., Wulf, S., Haberzettl, T., Corbella, H., Lücke, A., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., 2019. Southern Hemispheric Westerlies control sedimentary processes of Laguna Azul (south-eastern Patagonia, Argentina). The Holocene 29: 403-420. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683618816446
  • Profe, J., Neumann, L., Novothny, A., Barta, G., Rolf, C., Frechen, M., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2018. Persistent arid climatic conditions during the last glacial-/interglacial cycle deduced from geochemical data of the loess-paleosol sequence at Süttő (Hungary). Quaternary Science Reviews 196: 21-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.07.034
  • Profe, J., Wacha, L., Frechen, M., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2018. XRF scanning of discrete samples – a chemostratigraphic approach exemplified for loess-paleosol sequences from the Island of Susak, Croatia. Quaternary International 494: 52-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2018.05.006
  • Zolitschka, Bernd; Fey, Michael; Janssen, Stephanie; Maidana, Nora; Mayr, Christoph; Wulf, Sabine; Haberzettl, Torsten; Lücke, Andreas; Ohlendorf, Christian; Schäbitz, Frank (2018): Radiocarbon-dated multiproxy record of Holocene lacustrine sediments from Laguna Azul, southern Patagonia (Argentina). PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.889673,
  • Eichhorn, L., Pirrung, M., Büchel, G., Zolitschka, B., 2017. Pleniglacial sedimentation process reconstruction on laminated lacustrine sediments from lava-dammed Paleolake Alf, West Eifel Volcanic Field (Germany). Quaternary Science Reviews 172: 83-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.07.009
  • Kliem, P., Baumgarten, H., C. Gebhardt, A. Hahn, C. Ohlendorf, B. Zolitschka, 2017. Periodic 1.5 ka climate variations during MIS 2 in the belt of Southern Hemispheric Westerlies. Quaternary Research 88: 110-120. https://doi.org/10.1017/qua.2017.13
  • Mayr, C., Matzke-Karasz, R., Stojakowits, P., Lowick, S.E., Zolitschka, B., Heigl, T., Mollath, R., Theuerkauf, M., Weckend, M.-O., Bäumler, R., Gregor, H.-J., 2017. Würmian loess section, Bobingen (Germany): pollen, XRF, geochemical data. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.884265
  • Mayr, C., Matzke-Karasz, R., Stojakowits, P., Lowick, S.E., Zolitschka, B., Heigl, T., Mollath, R., Theuerkauf, M., Weckend, M.-O., Bäumler, R., Gregor, H.-J., 2017. Palaeoenvironments during MIS 3 and MIS 2 inferred from lacustrine intercalations in the loess-palaeosol sequence at Bobingen (southern Germany). Eiszeitalter und Gegenwart Quaternary Science Journal 66: 73-89. https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-66-73-2017
  • Menke, V., Ehrmann, W., Milker, Y., Brzelinski, S., Möbius, J., Mikolajewicz, U., Zolitschka, B., Zonneveld, K., Emeis, K.C., Schmiedl, G., 2017. Combined North Atlantic and anthropogenic forcing of changes in the marine environments in the Gulf of Taranto (Italy) during the last millennium. Climate of the Past Discussions, 1-35. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2017-139
  • Profe, J., Neumann, L., Novothny, A., Barta, G., Rolf, C., Frechen, M., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2017. XRF, carbon and CaCO3 data from the loess-paleosol sequence Süttö, Hungary. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.884092
  • Profe, J., Wacha, L., Frechen, M., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2017. XRF, Carbon and CaCO3 data from the profiles Bok N, Bok O, Bok P on the Island of Susak. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.879353,
  • Smidt, C., Wolters, S., Zolitschka, B., 2017. Pingo-Ruinen: Nachweis und flächenhafte Verbreitung periglazialer Relikte südlich von Friedeburg (Ostfriesland). Nachrichten des Marschenrates zur Förderung der Forschung im Küstengebiet der Nordsee 54: 39-50.
  • Hockun, K., G. Mollenhauer, S.L. Ho, J. Hefter, C. Ohlendorf, B. Zolitschka, C. Mayr, A. Lücke, E. Schefuß, 2016. Using distributions and compound-specific isotopes of n-alkanes to disentangle organic matter contributions to sediments of Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina. Organic Geochemistry 102: 110-119. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.10.001
  • Jenny, J.-P., A. Normandeau, P. Francus, Z.E. Taranu, I. Gregory-Eaves, F. Lapointe, J. Jautzy, A.E.K. Ojala, J.-M. Dorioz, A. Schimmelmann, B. Zolitschka, 2016. Urban point sources of nutrients were the leading cause for the historical spread of hypoxia across European lakes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 113: 12655-12660. http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1605480113
  • Jenny, J.-P., P. Francus, A. Normandeau, F. Lapointe, M.-E. Perga, A.E.K. Ojala, A. Schimmelmann, B. Zolitschka, 2016. Global spread of hypoxia in freshwater ecosystems during the last three centuries is caused by rising local human pressure. Global Change Biology 22: 1481-1489. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13193
  • Profe, J., Zolitschka, B., Schirmer, W., Frechen, M., Ohlendorf, C., 2016. Geochemistry unravels MIS 3/2 paleoenvironmental dynamics at the loess–paleosol sequence Schwalbenberg II, Germany. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 459: 537-551. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.07.022
  • Schimmelmann, A., Lange, C.B., Schieber, J., Francus, P., Ojala, A.E.K., Zolitschka, B., 2016. Varves in marine sediments: A review. Earth-Science Reviews 159: 215-246. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2016.04.009
  • Lisé-Pronovost, A., St-Onge, G., Gogorza, C., Haberzettl, T., Stoner, J., Zolitschka, B. and the PASADO science team, 2015. Rock-magnetic proxy of wind intensity since 51,200 cal BP from the sediments of Laguna Potrok Aike in southern Patagonia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 411: 72-86. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.11.007
  • Oehlerich, M., C. Mayr, S. Hölzl, S. Rummel, B.M.A. Teichert, N. Gussone, A. Hahn, A. Lücke, C. Ohlendorf, B. Zolitschka, 2015. Lateglacial and Holocene climatic changes in south-eastern Patagonia inferred from carbonate isotope records of Laguna Potrok Aike (Argentina). Quaternary Science Reviews 114, 189-202. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.02.006
  • Recasens, C., Ariztegui, D., Maidana, N.I., Zolitschka, B., PASADO Science Team, 2015. Diatoms as indicators of hydrological and climatic changes in Laguna Potrok Aike (Patagonia) since the Late Pleistocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 417: 309-319. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.09.021
  • Zolitschka, B., P. Francus, A.E.K. Ojala, A. Schimmelmann, C. Telepski, 2015. The online Varve Image Portal: A new tool for studying annually laminated sediments. PAGES News 2015(1): 35. http://www.pastglobalchanges.org/download/docs/magazine/2015-1/PAGESmagazine_2015(1)_35_Zolitschka.pdf
  • Zolitschka, B., P. Francus, A.E.K. Ojala, A. Schimmelmann, 2015. Varves in lake sediments – a review. Quaternary Science Reviews 117: 1-41. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.03.019