Historical Hydroclimate Variability

Global wetting by seasonal surface water over the last decades  (2020) 


Borja S., Kalantari Z., Destouni G., Earth's Future, 8, e2019EF001449.

A historical database of key hydroclimatic variables in and across 6400 catchments around the world (2020)


Ghajarnia N., Kalantari Z., and Destouni G., European Geoscience Union (EGU), held online, 4-8 May.

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.

SISAL: Bringing Added Value to Speleothem Research  (2019) 


Comas-Bru, L.; Harrison, S.P., Quaternary, 2, 7.

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.

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.

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

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.

Climatology of Upper Air Temperature Over the Mediterranean. Trends and Variability (2017)


Philandras, C. M.; Kapsomenakis, J.; Nastos, P. T.; Repapis, C.; Zerefos, C. S., Perspectives on Atmospheric Sciences, 565-576

Last millennium northern hemisphere summer temperatures from tree rings: Part II, spatially resolved Reconstructions (2017)


Anchukaitis, K.J, et.al., (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

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.

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., et.al., Environmental Research Letters, 11, 024001.

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.

ENSO flavors in tree-ring δ18O records of Tectona grandis from Indonesia (2015)

Schollaen, K., Karamperidou, C., Krusic, P.J, Cook, E., Helle, G., Climate of the Past, 11, pp 1325-1333.

Six hundred thirty-eight years of summer temperature variability over the Bhutanese Himalaya (2015)

Krusic, PJ., Cook, E.R., Dukpa, D., Rupper, S., Putnam, A., Schaefer, J., Geophysical Research Letters, 42(8).

Northern European summer temperature variations over the Common Era from integrated tree-ring density records (2014)

Esper, J., Duthorn, E., Krusic, P.J., Timonen, M., Buntgen, U., Journal of Quaternary Science, 29(5), pp 487-494

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.

Advances towards improved low-frequency tree-ringreconstructions, using an updated Pinus sylvestris L. MXD network from the Scandinavian Mountains (2013)

Björklund J.E., Gunnarson B.E., Krusic P.J., Grudd H., Josefsson T., Östlund L., Linderholm H.W., Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 113(3-4), pp 697–710. 

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. 


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