Past Climate Variability and Geomorphological Evolution

Eastern Mediterranean summer temperatures since 730 CE from Mt. Smolikas tree-ring densities (2019)
Esper, J., Klippel, L., Krusic, P.J. et al., Clim Dyn 54, 1367–1382.


The Role of Weather during the Greek-Persian ‘Naval Battle of Salamis’ in 480 B.C. (2020)
Zerefos C., Solomos S., Melas D., Kapsomenakis J., and Repapis C.,  Atmosphere 11 (8): 1–16.


Evaluating model outputs using integrated global speleothem records of climate change since the last glacia (2019)
Comas-Bru, L., Harrison, S. P., Werner, M., Rehfeld, K., Scroxton, N., Veiga-Pires, C., and SISAL working group members (incl Boyd M.), Clim. Past, 15, 1557–1579.


Holocene environmental changes and climate variability in the Eastern Mediterranean: Multiproxy sediment records from the Peloponnese peninsula, SW Greece (2019)
C. Katrantsiotis, PhD Dissertation, No xx, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University, Sweden.


A 1200+ year reconstruction of temperature extremes for the northeastern Mediterranean region (2019)
Klippel, L., Krusic, P.J., Konter, O., St. George, S., Trouet, V. and Esper, J., International Journal of Climatology, 39, 2336-2350.


Climate changes in the eastern Mediterranean over the last 5000 years and their links to the high-latitude atmospheric patterns and Asian monsoons  (2019) 


Katrantsiotis, C., Norström, E., Smittenberg, R., Finné, M., Weiberg, W., Hättestrand, M., Avramidis, P., Wastegård S., Global and Planetary change, 175, 36-51.


Holocene hydro-climatic variability in the Mediterranean: A synthetic multi-proxy reconstruction (2019)
Finné M., Woodbridge J., Labuhn I., Roberts N.C., The Holocene, 29, 5, 847–863. 


The SISAL database: a global resource to document oxygen and carbon isotope records from speleothems (2018)

Atsawawaranunt, K., Comas-Bru, A. Mzhdehi, S., Deininger, M., Harrison, Baker, A., Boyd, M., Kaushal, N., Ahmad, Brahim, Y., Arienzo, M., Bajo, P., Braun, K., Burstyn, Y., Chawchai, S., Duan, W., Hatvani, Hu, J., Kern, Z., Labuhn, I., Lachniet, M., Lechleitner, Lorrey, A., Pérez-Mejías, Pickering, R., Scroxton, N., and SISAL Working Group Members, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 1687–1713.


A 1286-year hydro-climate reconstruction for the Balkan Peninsula (2018)

Klippel, L., Krusic, P.J., Brandes, R., Hartl, C., Belmecheri, S., Dienst, M. and Esper, J., Boreas: An International Journal of Quaternary research. 47(4), pp 1218-1229


Tree rings reveal globally coherent signature of cosmogenic radiocarbon events in 774 and 993 CE (2018)
Büntgen, U., Wacker, L., Galván, J.D. et al. (incl: P.J. Krusic), Nat Commun 9, 5399


Biomarker hydrogen isotope composition (D) as proxy for Holocene hydroclimatic change and seismic activity in SW Peloponnese, Greece (2018)
Norstrom, E., Katrantsiotis, C., Finné, M., Risberg, J., Smittenberg, R. H., Bjursater, S., Journal of Quaternary Science, 33, 5.


Eastern Mediterranean hydroclimate reconstruction over the last 3600 years based on sedimentary n-alkanes, their carbon and hydrogen isotope composition and XRF data from the Gialova Lagoon, SW Greece (2018)
Katrantsiotis C., Kylander M., Smittenberg R., Yamoah K.K.A., Hättestrand M., Avramidis P., Strandberg N.A., Norström E., Quaternary Science Reviews, 194, 77-93.


Climate Change and Ancient Societies. Facing up to the Challenge of Chronological Control (2018)
Finné, M. and Weiberg, E., In Ekblom, A. (eds): The Resilience of Heritage: Cultivating a Future of the Past. Essays in Honour of Professor Paul J.J. Sinclair. Uppsala: Uppsala University. pp 5-23

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Modelling the freshwater supply of cisterns in ancient Greece (2018)
Klingborg, P., & Finné, M.,   Water History, 10, pp 113-131.


Middle to late Holocene palaeoenvironmental study of Gialova Lagoon, SW Peloponnese, Greece (2018)
Emmanouilidis, A., Katrantsiotis, C., Norström, E., Risberg, J., Kylander, M., Sheik, T.A., Iliopoulos, G., Avramidis, P., Quaternary International 476, 46-62.


Last millennium northern hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part II, spatially resolved Reconstructions (2017)
Anchukaitis, K.J,, (includes P.J. Krusic), Quaternary Science Reviews, 163, 1, 1-22. 


Temperature Covariance in Tree Ring Reconstructions and Model Simulations Over the Past Millennium (2017)
Hartl-Meier, C. T. M.; Buntgen, U.; Smerdon, J. E.; Zorita, E.; Krusic, P. J.; Ljungqvist, F. C.; Schneider, L.; Esper, J., Geophysical Research Letters, 44, 18.


New Tree-Ring Evidence from the Pyrenees Reveals Western Mediterranean Climate Variability since Medieval Times (2017)
Buntgen, U., Krusic P.J., Verstege A., Sanguesa-Barreda G., Wagner S., Camarero J., Lungqvist F.C., Zorita E., Oppenheimer C., Konter O., Tegel W., Gartner H., Cherubini P., Reinig F., Esper J., Journal of Climate 30, 14.


Reply to 'Limited Late Antique cooling (2017)
Büntgen, U., Myglan, V., Ljungqvist, F. et al (incl. Paul J. Krusic), Nature Geosci 10, 243


Chemotaxonomy in some Mediterranean plants and implications for fossil biomarker records (2017)

Norström, Elin; Katrantsiotis, Christos; Smittenberg, Rienk; Kouli, Katerina., Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 219, 96-110.


Meet Adonis, Europe’s oldest dendrochronologically dated tree  (2017)

Konter, O., Krusic, P.J., Trouet, V., Esper, J., Dendrochronologia, 42, 12 .


High-elevation inter-site differences in Mount Smolikas tree-ring width data  (2017)

Klippel L.,Krusic P.J., Brandes R., Hartl-Meier C.,Trouet V.,  Meko M.,  Esper J., Dendrochronologia, 44, 164-173.


Insensitivity of tree-ring growth to temperature and precipitation sharpens the puzzle of enhanced pre-eruption NDVI on Mt. Etna (Italy)  (2017)

Seiler, R., Tognetti, R., Krusic, P.J., Kirchner, J.W., Houlié, N., Andronico, D., Cullotta , S., D'Arrigo, R., Cherubini, P.,  Plos One, 12, 1. 


Environmental drivers of historical grain price variations in Europe  (2017)

Esper, J., Büntgen, U., Denzer, S., Krusic, P.J., Luterbacher, J., Schäfer, R., Schreg, R., & Werner, J.P.,  Climate Research, 72, 1. 


Late Bronze Age climate change and the destruction of the Mycenaean Palace of Nestor at Pylos (2017)
Finné M, Holmgren K, Shen C-C, Hu H-M, Boyd M, Stocker S., PLoS ONE 12(12): e0189447.


Landscape evolution and landform inheritance in tectonically active regions: The case of the Southwestern Peloponnese, Greece (2016)
Kleman J., Borgström I., Skelton A., Hall A., Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, Vol. 60/2 (2016), 171–193, Stuttgart, June 2016.


Rapid fluid flow along fractures at greenschist facies conditions on Syros, Greece (2016) 


Kleine B.I., Zhihong Z., Skelton A.D.L., American Journal of Science 316(2):169-201.


Ranking of tree-ring based temperature reconstructions of the past millennium (2016)
Esper J., Krusic P.J., Ljungqvist F.C., Luterbacher J., Carrer M., Cook E., Davi N.K., Hartl-Meier C., Kirdyanov A., Konter O., Myglan V., Timonen M., Treydte K., Trouet V., Villalba R., Yang B., Büntgen U., Quaternary Science Reviews, 145, pp 134-151.


Last millennium northern hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part I: The long term context (2016)
Wilson,R., etal.,(includes: Krusic, P.J.), Quaternary Science Reviews. 134:1-18


Cooling and societal change during the Late Antique Little Ice Age from 536 to around 660 CE (2016)

Büntgen U., etal.,(includes: Krusic, P.J.), Nature Geoscience, 9, 3.


Northern Hemisphere hydroclimatic variability over the past 12 centuries (2016)

Ljungqvist, F.C., Krusic, P.J., Sundqvist, H., Zorita, E., Brattstrom, G., Frank, D.,  Nature, 532, 7597.


European summer temperatures since Roman times (2016)

Luterbacher J.,, Environmental Research Letters, 11, 024001.


The socio-environmental history of the Peloponnese during the Holocene: Towards an integrated understanding of the past (2016)
Weiberg, E., Unkel, I., Kouli, K., Holmgren, K., Avramidis, P., Bonnier, A., Dibble, F., Finné, M., Izdebski, A., Katrantsiotis, C., Stocker, S.R., Andwinge, M., Baika, K., Boyd, M., Heymann, C., Quaternary Science Reviews, 136, 40-65. 


Realising consilience: How better communication between archaeologists, historians and natural scientists can transform the study of past climate change in the Mediterranean (2016)
Izdebski, A., Holmgren, K., Weiberg, E., Stocker, S.R., Büntgen, U., Florenzano, A., Gogou, A., Leroy, S.A.G., Luterbacher, J., Martrat, B., Masi, A., Mercuri, A.M., Montagna, P., Sadori, L., Schneider, A., Sicre, M.A., Triantaphyllou, M., Xoplaki, E., Quaternary Science Reviews, 136, 5-22.


Mediterranean Holocene climate, environment and human societies (2016)
Holmgren, K, Gogou, A., Izdebski , A., Sicre, M.A., Xoplaki, E., Luterbacher, J., Quaternary Science Reviews, 136, 1-4.


Evaluation of a geochemical method for investigating paleoseismic activity of the Sparta Fault, Greece (2015) 


Ruben Fritzon, Licentiate, Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden.


How do metamorphic fluids move through rocks? An investigation of timescales, infiltration mechanisms and mineralogical controls (2015) 


Barbara I. Kleine, PhD Dissertation, No. 356 (Geology), Department of Geological Sciences, Stockholm University, Sweden.


Commentary to Wetter et al. (2014): Limited tree-ring evidence for a 1540 European “Megadrought” (2015)
Buntgen, U., W. Tegel, M. Carrer., P.J. Krusic, M. Hayes. J. Esper., Climatic Change, 131, pp 183-190.


Tree-ring amplification of the early-19th century summer cooling in Central Europe (2015)

Büntgen, U., Trnka, M., Krusic, P.J., Kyncl, T., Kyncl, J., Nicolussi, K., Luterbacher, J., Zorita, E., Charpentier Ljungqvist, F., Auer, I., Konter, O., Schneider, L., Tegel, W., Stepanek, P., Brönnimann, S., Hellmann, L., Nievergelt, D., Esper, J., Journal of Climate, 28, 13.


Old World Megadroughts and pluvials during the Common Era (2015)
Cook., E.R., Seager, R., Kushnir, Y., Krusic, P.J., et al.,  Science Advances, 1(10).


Speleothems from Wark Climates. Holocene records from the Carebbean and Mediterranean Regions (2015)

Meighan Boyd, PhD Dissertation, No 51, Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University, Sweden.


Can XRF scanning of speleothems be used as a non-destructive method to identify paleoflood events in caves? (2015)

Finné M., Kylander M., Boyd M., Sundqvist H.S. and Löwemark L., International Journal of Speleology, 44 (1), 17-23. Tampa, FL (USA) ISSN 0392-6672.


Preservation of blueschist-facies minerals along a shear zone by coupled metasomatism and fast-flowing CO2-bearing fluids (2014) 


Kleine, B.I., Skelton, A.D.L., Huet, B., Pitcairn, I.K., Journal of Petrology, 55(10), 10.


Climate in the eastern Mediterranean during the Holocene and beyond - A Peloponnesian perspective (2014)

Finné, M.,  PhD Dissertation, No 45 (Physical Geography), Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Stockholm University, Sweden. ISSN 1653-7211, ISBN 978-91-7447-995-9, Print: US-AB, Stockholm, 2014.


Climate sensitivity of Mediterranean pine growth reveals distinct east-west dipole (2014)

Siem, A., Treydte, K., Trouet, V., Frank, D., Fonti, P., Tegel., W., Panayotov, M., Fernandez-Donado, L., Krusic, P.J., Buntgen, U.,  International Journal of Climatology, 35(9). 


Speleothem evidence for late Holocene climate variability and floods in Southern Greece (2014)

Finné M., Bar-Matthews M., Holmgren K., Sundqvist H.S., Liakopoulos I., Zhang Q.., Quaternary Research, 81, 2, pp 181-392.


Mediterranean Holocene climate and human societies (2014)

Holmgren K., Sicre M.-A., Gogou A., Xoplaki E., Luterbacher J., Workshop report. Past Global Changes Magazine, 22 (2), pp 54.


Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia (2013)

Ahmed, M., Anchukaitis, K.J., Asrat, A., ..., Krusic, P.J., et al., Nature Geoscience 6, pp 339-346.


Climate in the eastern Mediterranean, and adjacent regions, during the past 6000 years – A review (2011)

Finné, M., Holmgren, K., Sundqvist, H.S., Weiberg, E., Lindblom, M., Journal of Archaeological Science, 38, pp 3153-3173. 


Climate variability in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East during the Holocene (2010)

Finné, M., Holmgren, K., In: Sinclair, P.J.J., Nordquist, G., Herschend, F. and Isendahl, C. (eds.), The Urban Mind. Cultural and Environmental Dynamics. Uppsala University, Studies in Global Archaeology 15, pp 29–60.