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Lunt DJ, Huber M, Anagnostou E, Baatsen MLJ, Caballero R, DeConto R, Dijkstra HA, Donnadieu Y, Evans D, Feng R.,... Littler, K... (2017) The DeepMIP contribution to PMIP4: Experimental design for model simulations of the EECO, PETM, and pre-PETM (version 1.0), Geoscientific Model Development, volume 10, no. 2, pages 889-901, DOI:10.5194/gmd-10-889-2017. 

Zeebe RE, Westerhold T, Littler K, Zachos JC. (2017) Orbital Forcing of the Paleocene and Eocene Carbon Cycle, Paleoceanography, DOI:10.1002/2016PA003054. 

Bougeault C, Pellenard P, Deconinck J-F, Hesselbo SP, Dommergues J-L, Bruneau L, Cocquerez T, Laffont R, Huret E, Thibault N. (accepted) Climatic and palaeoceanographic changes during the Pliensbachian (Early Jurassic) 2 inferred from clay mineralogy and stable isotope (C-O) geochemistry (NW Europe)Global and Planetary Change

Xu W, Ruhl MR, Jenkyns HC, Riding JB, Hesselbo SP, Selby D, Naafs BDA, Weijers JWH, Pancost RD, Tegelaar EW. Carbon sequestration in an expanding lake system during the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic EventNature Geoscience,volume 10, pages 120-134. DOI:10/1038/nego2871 

Ullmann CVPogge von Strandmann, PAE (2017) The effect of precipitation rate on Mg/Ca and Sr/Ca ratios in biogenic calcite as observed in a belemnite rostrumBiogeosciences, volume 14, pages 89-97. DOI:10.5194/bg-14-89-2017.

Xu W, Ruhl M, Hesselbo SP, Jenkyns SP, Riding JB (2017) Orbital pacing of the Early Jurassic carbon cycle, black shale formation and seabed methane seepageSedimentology, DOI:10.1111/sed.12329. in press.

Celestino R, Wohlwend S, Rehakova D, Weissert H (2017) Carbon isotope stratigraphy, biostratigraphy and sedimentology of the upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous Rayda Formation, Central Oman MountainsNewsletters on Stratigraphy, volume 50, Number 1, pages 91-109. DOI:10.1127/nos.2016/0309.

Wohlwend S, Celestino R, Reháková D, Huck S, Weissert H (2017) Late Jurassic to Cretaceous evolution of the eastern Tethyan Hawasina Basin (Oman Mountains)Sedimentology, volume 64, Issue 1, pages 87–110. DOI:10.1111/sed.12326.

Robinson SA, Heimhofer U, Hesselbo SP, Petrizzo MR. (2017) Mesozoic climates and oceans – a tribute to Hugh Jenkyns and Helmut WeissertSedimentology, volume 64, no. 1, pages 1-15, DOI:10.1111/sed.12349.



Korte C, Ullmann CV (2016) Permian strontium isotope stratigraphyGeological Society of London Special Publications, volume 450. DOI: 

Ruhl MR, Hesselbo SP, Hinnov L, Jenkyns HC, Xu W, Storm M, Riding JB, Minisini D, Ullmann CV, Leng MJ (2016) Astronomical constraints on the duration of the Early Jurassic Pliensbachian Stage and global climatic fluctuationsEarth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 455, pages 149–165. DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2016/0808.038.

Magna T, Novák M, Cempírek J, Janoušek V. Wiechert U, Ullmann CV (2016) Lithium isotopes as a unique fingerprint for Archean to Cenozoic LCT pegmatitesGeology, volume 44 (8), pages 655–658, DOI:

Schobben M, Ullmann CV, Leda L, Korn D, Struck U, Reimold WU, Ghaderi A, Algeo TJ, Korte C (2016) Discerning primary versus diagenetic signals in carbonate carbon and oxygen isotope records: An example from the Permian-Triassic boundary of IranChemical Geology, volume 422, pages 94–107,

Al-Suwaidi AH, Hesselbo SP, Damborenea SE, Manceñido MO, Jenkyns HC, Riccardi AC, Angelozzi GN, Baudin F (2016) The toarcian ocean anoxic event (Early Jurassic) in the Neuquen Basin, Argentina: A reassessment of age and carbon isotope stratigraphyJournal of Geology, volume 124, no. 2, pages 171-193, DOI:10.1086/684831.

Lang DC, Bailey I, Wilson PA, Chalk TB, Foster GL, Gutjahr M (2016) Incursions of southern-sourced water into the deep North Atlantic during Late Pliocene glacial intensificationNature Geoscience, volume 9, 375–379, DOI:10.1038/NGEO2688.

Rasmussen CMØ, Ullmann CV, Jakobsen KG, Lingskog A, Hansen A, Hansen T, Eriksson ME, Dronov A, Frei R, Korte C, Nielsen AT, Harter DAT (2016) Onset of main Phanerozoic marine radiation sparked by emerging Mid Ordovician icehouseScientific Reports, volume 618884, DOI:10.1038/srep18884.

White LF, Bailey I, Foster GL, Allen G, Kelley SP, Andrews JT, Hogan K, Dowdeswell JA, Storey CD (2016) Tracking the provenance of Greenland sourced, Holocene aged, individual sand-sized ice-rafted debris using the Pb-isotope compositions of feldspars and 40Ar/39Ar ages of hornblendesEarth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 433, pages 192–203,



Pereira NS, Sial AN, Kikuchi RKP, Ferreira VP, Ullmann CV, Frei R, Cunha AMC (2015) Coral-based climate records from tropical South Atlantic: 2009/2010 ENSO event in C and O isotopes from Porites corals (Rocas Atoll, Brazil)Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, volume 87 (4), DOI:10.1590/0001-3765201520150072.

Sørensen AM, Ullmann CV, Thibault N, Korte C (2015) Geochemical signatures of the early Campanian belemnite Belemnellocamax mammillatus from the Kristianstad Basin in Scania, SwedenPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecologyvolume 433, pages 191–200,

Teng F-Z, Yin Q-Z, Ullmann CV, Chakrabarti R, Pogge von Strandmann PAE, Yang W, Li W-Y, Ke S, Sedaghatpour F, Wimpenny J, Meixner A, Romer RL, Wiechert U, Jacobsen SB (2015) Inter-laboratory comparison of magnesium isotopic compositions of twelve felsic to ultramafic igneous rock standards analyzed by MC-ICPMSGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, volume 16, pages 3197–3209. DOI:10.1002/2015GC005939.

Korte, C, Hesselbo, SPUllmann, CV, Dietl, G, Ruhl, M, Schweigert, G, Thibault, N (2015) Jurassic climate mode goerned by ocean gateway. Nature Communications volume 6, pages 1–7, DOI:10.1038/ncomms10015.

Gulick S, Jaeger J, Mix A, Asahi H, Bahlburg H, Belanger C, Berbel B, Childress L, Cowan E, Drab L, Forwick M, Fukumura A, Ge S, Gupta S, Kioka A, Konno S, LeVay L, März C, Matsuzaki K, McClymont E, Moy C, Müller J, Nakamura A, Ojima T, Ribiero FR, Ridgway K, Romero O, Slagle A, Stoner J, St-Onge G, Suto I, Walczak MD, Worthington L, Bailey I, Enkelmann E, Reece R, Swartz J (2015) Mid-Pleistocene climate transition drives net mass loss from rapidly uplifting St. Elias Mountains, Alaska, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, volume 112 (49), pages 15042-15047, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1512549112.

Kröger B, Ebbestad JOR, Lehnert O, Ullmann CV, Korte C, Frei R, Rasmussen, CMØ (2015) Subaerial speleothems and deep karst in central Sweden linked to Hirnantian glaciationsJournal of the Geological Society London, volume 172, pages 349–356, DOI:10.1144/jgs2014-071. 

Percival LME, Witt MLI, Mather TA, Hermoso M, Jenkyns HC, Hesselbo SP, Al-Suwaidi AH, Storm MS, Xu W, Ruhl M (2015) Globally enhanced mercury deposition during the end-Pliensbachian extinction and Toarcian Oae: A link to the Karoo-Ferrar Large Igneous ProvinceEarth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 428, pages 267-280, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.064.

Galeotti S, Moretti M, Cappelli C, Phillips J, Lanci L, Littler K, Monechi S, Petrizzo MR, Premoli Silva I, Zachos JC (2015) The Bottaccione section at Gubbio, central Italy: a classical Paleocene Tethyan setting revisitedNewsletters on Stratigraphy 48, no. 3, pages 325-339, DOI:10.1127/nos/2015/0067. 

Hollis CJ, Hines BR, Littler K, Villasante-Marcos V, Kulhanek DK, Strong CP, Zachos JC, Eggins SM, Northcote L, Phillips A (2015) The Paleocene-Eocene Thermal maximum at DSDP Site 277, Campbell Plateau, southern Pacific OceanClimate of the Past, volume 11, pages 1009-1025. doi:10.5194/cp-11-1009-2015.

Lauretano V, Littler K, Polling M, Zachos JC, Lourens LJ (2015) Frequency, magnitude and character of hyperthermal events at the onset of the Early Eocene Climatic OptimumClimate of the Past, volume 11, pages 1313-1324, DOI:10.5194/cpd-11-1313-2015. 

Friedrich O, Norris RD, Wilson PA, Opdyke BN, Badger M, Bailey I, Beddow-Twigg H, Bohaty S, Boharty S, Bolton CT, Bolton C, Bornemann A (2015) Newfoundland Neogene sediment drifts: transition from the Paleogene greenhouse to the modern icehouseScientific Drilling, volume 19, pages 39-42, DOI:10.5194/sd-19-39-2015.

Ullmann CV, Frei R, Korte C, Hesselbo SP (2015) Chemical and isotopic architecture of the belemnite rostrumGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta volume 159, pages 231–243.

Ullmann CV, Korte C (2015) Diagenetic alteration in low-Mg calcite from macrofossils: a reviewGeological Quarterly volume 59 (1), pages 3-20.

Clemens, S.C., Kuhnt, W., LeVay, L.J., and the Expedition 353 Scientists (inc. Littler K) (2015) Indian monsoon rainfallInternational Ocean Discovery Program Preliminary Report, 353.



Eidvin T, Ullmann CV, Dybkjær K, Rasmussen ES, Piasecki S (2014) Strontium isotope stratigraphy of the Danish Upper Oligocene - Miocene succession; 87Sr/86Sr ages of calcareous marine fossils compared to dinoflagellate stratigraphyPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, volume 411, pages 267-280.

Littler K, Röhl U, Westerhold T, Zachos JC (2014) A high‐resolution benthic stable‐isotope record for the South Atlantic: implications for orbital scale changes in Late Paleocene–Early Eocene climate and circulationEarth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 401, pages 18-30, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.05.054.

Ullmann CV, Campbell HJ, Frei R, Korte C (2014) Geochemical signatures in Late Triassic brachiopods from New Caledonia, New ZealandJournal of Geology and Geophysics, volume 57 (4), pages 420-431, DOI:10.1080/00288306.2014.958175.

Little CTS, Birgel D., Boyce AJ, Crame JA., Francis JE., Kiel S, Peckmann J, Pirrie DRollinson GK, Witts JD (2014) Late Cretaceous (Masstrichtian) shallow water hydrocarbon seeps from Snow Hill and Seymour Islands, Jame Ross Basin, AntarcticaPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimateology, Palaeoecology, volume 418, 213-228, DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.11.020.

Jelby ME, Thibault N, Surlyk F, Ullmann CV, Harlou R, Korte C (2014) The lower Maastrichtian Hvidskud succession, Møns Klint, Denmark: calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy, carbon isotope stratigraphy, and bulk and brachiopod oxygen isotopesBulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark, volume 62, pages 89–104.

Kotthoff U, Greenwood DR, Mccarthy FMG, Müller-Navarra K, Prader S, Hesselbo SP (2014) Late Eocene to middle Miocene (33 to 13 million years ago) vegetation and climate development on the North American Atlantic Coastal Plain (IODP Expedition 313, Site M0027)Climate of the Past, volume 10, pages 1523-1539, DOI:10.5194/cp-10-1523-2014.

Lang DC, Bailey I, Wilson PA, Foster GL, Bolton CT, Friedrich O, Gutjahr M (2014) Response to “Comment on “The transition on North America from the warm humid Pliocene to the glaciated Quaternary traced by eolian dust deposition at a benchmark North Atlantic Ocean drill site, by David Lang et al.””, Quaternary Science Reviews, volume 103, pages 179-183, DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.08.015.

Linnert C, Robinson SA, Lees JA, Bown PR, Pérez-Rodríguez I, Petrizzo MR, Falzoni F, Littler K, Arz JA, Russell EE (2014) Evidence for global cooling in the Late CretaceousNature Communications, volume 5, article no. 4194, DOI:10.1038/ncomms5194.

Ullmann CV, Thibault N, Ruhl M, Hesselbo SP, Korte C (2014) Effect of a Jurassic oceanic anoxic event on belemnite ecology and evolutionProc Natl Acad Sci U S A, volume 11, pages 10073-10076, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1320156111.

Lang DC, Bailey I, Wilson PA, Beer CJ, Bolton CT, Friedrich O, Newsam C, Spencer MR, Gutjahr M, Foster GL, Cooper MJ, Milton JA (2014) The transition on North America from the warm humid Pliocene to the glaciated Quaternary traced by eolian dust deposition at a benchmark North Atlantic Ocean drill siteQuaternary Science Reviews, volume 93C, pages 125-141, DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.04.005.

Huang C, Hesselbo SP (2014) Pacing of the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event (Early Jurassic) from astronomical correlation of marine sectionsGondwana Research, volume 25 (4), pages 1348–1356, DOI:10.1016/

Littler K, Robinson SA, Bown PR (2014) An offset in TEX86 values between interbedded lithologies: Implications for sea-surface temperature reconstructionsPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, volume 399, pages 42-51 DOI:10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.02.009.



Aretz M, Hesselbo SP. (2013) Global Stratotype Sections and Points (GSSP) and Stratotypes, Ciencias da Terra, volume 18, pages 35-40.

Fang L, Bjerrum CJ, Hesselbo SP, Kotthoff U, Mccarthy FMG, Huang B, Ditchfield PW (2013) Carbon-isotope stratigraphy from terrestrial organic matter through the monterey event, Miocene, New Jersey margin (IODP Expedition 313), Geosphere, volume 9, no. 5, pages 1303-1318, DOI:

Bailey I, Hole GM, Foster GL, Wilson PA, Storey CD, Trueman CN, Raymo ME (2013) An alternative suggestion for the Pliocene onset of major northern hemisphere glaciation based on the geochemical provenance of North Atlantic Ocean ice-rafted debris, Quaternary Science Reviews, volume 75, pages 181-194, DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.06.004.

Hesselbo SP, Bjerrum CJ, Hinnov LA, Macniocaill C, Miller KG, Riding JB, Van De Schootbrugge B, Mochras Revisited Science Team (2013) Mochras borehole revisited: a new global standard for Early Jurassic earth history, Scientific Drilling, volume 16, pages 81-91, DOI:10.5194/sd-16-81-2013.

Ando A, Woodard SC, Evans HF, Littler K, Herrmann S, Macleod KG, Kim S, Khim B-K, Robinson SA, Huber BT (2013) Filling the paleoceanographic missing link: A multidisciplinary study of the deep‐sea Santonian–Campanian transition in the central Pacific, Journal of the Geological Society, Special, volume 170, pages 381-384, DOI:10.1144/jgs2012-137.

Miller KG, Mountain GS, Browning JV, Katz ME, Monteverde D, Sugarman PJ, Ando H, Bassetti MA, Bjerrum CJ, Hodgson D, Hesselbo S, Karakaya S, Proust J-N, Rabineau M (2013) Testing sequence stratigraphic models by drilling Miocene foresets on the New Jersey shallow shelf, Geosphere, volume 9, no. 5, pages 1236-1256 

Riding JB, Leng MJ, Kender S, Hesselbo SP, Feist-Burkhardt S (2013) Isotopic and palynological evidence for a new Early Jurassic environmental perturbation, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, volume 374, pages 16-27.

Ullmann CV, Hesselbo SP, Korte C (2013) Tectonic forcing of Early to Middle Jurassic seawater Sr/Ca, Geology, DOI:10.1130/G34817.1.

Lawrence KT, Bailey I, Raymo ME (2013) Re-evaluation of the age model for North Atlantic Ocean Site 982 – arguments for a return to the original chronology, Climate of the Past, volume 9, pages 2391-2397, DOI:10.5194/cp-9-2391-2013.

Ullmann CV, Campbell HJ, Frei R, Hesselbo SP, Pogge Von Strandmann PAE, Korte C (2013) Partial diagenetic overprint of Late Jurassic belemnites from New Zealand: Implications for the preservation potential of δ7Li values in calcite fossils, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume 120, pages 80-96.

Ullmann CV, Böhm F, Rickaby REM, Wiechert U, Korte C (2013). The Giant Pacific Oyster (Crassostrea gigas) as a modern analogue for fossil ostreoids: calibration of isotopic (Ca, O, C) and elemental (Mg/Ca, Sr/Ca, Mn/Ca) proxiesGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, volume 14 (10), pages 4109–4120, DOI:10.1002/ggge.20257. 



Hermoso M, Minoletti F, Rickaby REM, Hesselbo SP, Baudin F, Jenkyns HC (2012) Dynamics of a stepped carbon-isotope excursion: Ultra high-resolution study of Early Toarcian environmental change, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 319-320, pages 45-54.

Bailey I, Foster GL, Wilson PA, Jovane L, Storey CD, Trueman CN, Becker J (2012) Flux and provenance of ice-rafted debris in the earliest Pleistocene sub-polar North Atlantic Ocean comparable to the last glacial maximum, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 341-344, pages 222-233, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.05.034.

Hesselbo SP (2012) Triassic-Jurassic Boundary and Jurassic: Disintegrating Pangaea, Geological History of Britain and Ireland: Second Edition, pages 322-346.



Littler K, Robinson SA, Bown PR, Nederbragt AJ, Pancost RD (2011) High sea-surface temperatures during the Early Cretaceous Epoch, Nature Geoscience, volume 4, pages 169-172, DOI:10.1038/NGEO1081.

Bacon KL, Belcher CM, Hesselbo SP, Mcelwain JC (2011) The Triassic-Jurassic Boundary Carbon-Isoptope Excursions Expressed in Taxonically Identified Leaf Cuticles, PALAIOS, volume 26, pages 461-469.

Bailey I, Liu Q, Swann GEA, Jiang Z, Sun Y, Zhao X, Roberts AP (2011) Iron fertilisation and biogeochemical cycles in the sub-Arctic northwest Pacific during the late Pliocene intensification of northern hemisphere glaciation, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 207, pages 253-265, DOI:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.05.029.

Dawber CF, Tripati AK, Gale AS, Macniocaill C, Hesselbo SP (2011) Glacioeustasy during the middle Eocene? Insights from the stratigraphy of the Hampshire Basin, UK, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, volume 300, no. 1-4, pages 84-100.

Hesselbo SP, Pienkowski G (2011) Stepwise atmospheric carbon-isotope excursion during the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event (Early Jurassic, Polish Basin), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 301, no. 1-2, pages 365-372.

Korte C, Hesselbo SP (2011) Shallow marine carbon and oxygen isotope and elemental records indicate icehouse-greenhouse cycles during the Early Jurassic, Paleoceanography, volume 26, no. 4.

Nielsen SG, Goff M, Hesselbo SP, Jenkyns HC, Larowe DE, Lee CTA (2011) Thallium isotopes in early diagenetic pyrite - A paleoredox proxy?, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, volume 75, no. 21, pages 6690-6704.



Bailey I, Bolton CT, Deconto RM, Pollard D, Schiebel R, Wilson PA (2010) A low threshold for the North Atlantic ice rafting from “low-slung slippery” late Pliocene ice sheets, Paleoceanography, volume 25, article no. PA1212, DOI:10.1029/2009PA001736.

Al-Suwaidi AH, Angelozzi GN, Baudin F, Damborenea SE, Hesselbo SP, Jenkyns HC, Manceñido MO, Riccardi AC (2010) First record of the Early Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event from the Southern Hemisphere, Neuquén Basin, Argentina, Journal of the Geological Society, volume 167, no. 4, pages 633-636.

Littler K, Hesselbo SP, Jenkyns HC (2010) A carbon–isotope perturbation at the Pliensbachian–Toarcian boundary: evidence from the Lias Group, NE England, volume 147, no. 2, pages 181-192, DOI:10.1017/S0016756809990458.

Belcher CM, Mander L, Rein G, Jervis FX, Haworth M, Glasspool IJ, Hesselbo SP, Mcelwain JC (2010) Increased Fire Activity at the Triassic/Jurassic Boundary in Greenland due to Climate-Driven Floral Change, Nature Geoscience, volume 3, pages 426-429.

Heimhofer U, Ariztegui D, Lenniger M, Hesselbo SP, Martill DM, Rios-Netto AM (2010) Deciphering the depositional environment of the laminated Crato fossil beds (Early Cretaceous, Araripe Basin, North-eastern Brazil), Sedimentology, volume 57, no. 2, pages 677-694.

Huang C, Hesselbo SP, Hinnov L (2010) Astrochronology of the late Jurassic Kimmeridge Clay (Dorset, England) and implications for Earth system processes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, volume 289, no. 1-2, pages 242-255.

Bolton CT, Wilson PA, Bailey I, Friedrich O, Beer CJ, Becker J, Baranwal S, Schiebel R (2010) Millennial‐scale climate variability in the subpolar North Atlantic Ocean during the late Pliocene, Paleoceanography, volume 25, article no. PA4218, DOI:10.1029/2010PA001951.

Sager WW, Sano T, Geldmacher J, and the Expedition 324 Scientists (inc. Littler K) (2010) Proceedings of IODP Expedition 324, IODP (eds), Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc, DOI:10.2204/iodp.proc.324.2010.

Ullmann CV, Wiechert U, Korte C (2010). Oxygen isotope fluctuations in a modern North Sea oyster (Crassostrea gigas) compared with annual variations in seawater temperature: Implications for palaeoclimate studiesChemical Geology, volume 277, pages 160–166,