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John Birks

Professor, Emeritus
  • E-mailJohn.Birks@uib.no
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    Thormøhlensgt. 53 A/B
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    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Quaternary palaeoecology, pollen analysis, vegetation history, quantitative palaeoecology and palaeolimnology, quantitative environmental reconstructions, community ecology, plant geography, bryology, alpine plant ecology.

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Invited lectures in Bio-250 Palaeoecology

Selected publications (a more complete list can be found here)

Books

Birks, H.J.B., Lotter, A.F., Juggins, S. and Smol, J.P. (eds.) (2012) Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments. Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer, Dordrecht, 745 pp.

Averis, A.M., Averis, A.B.G., Birks, H.J.B., Horsfield, D., Thompson, D.B.A. and Yeo, M.J.M. (2004) An Illustrated Guide to British Upland Vegetation. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, 454 pp

Birks, H.J.B. and Gordon, A.D. (1985) Numerical Methods in Quaternary Pollen Analysis. Academic Press, 317 pp. (translated into Chinese by Shen Caiming and published by Nanjing University Press, China, 239 pp).

Huntley, B. and Birks, H.J.B. (1983) An Atlas of Past and Present Pollen Maps for Europe: 0‑13000 years ago. Cambridge University Press, 667 pp.

Birks, H.J.B. and Birks, H.H. (1980) Quaternary Palaeoecology. Edward Arnold, 289 pp.

Birks, H.J.B. (1973) Past and Present Vegetation of the Isle of Skye ‑ a Palaeoecological Study. Cambridge University Press, 415 pp.

Papers

Birks, H.J.B.,  Birks, H.H. & Ammann, B. 2016. The fourth dimension of vegetation. Science 354: 412-413. 10.1126/science.aai8737

Birks, H.J.B., Felde, V.A. & Seddon, A.W.R. 2016. Biodiversity trends within the Holocene. The Holocene 26: 994-1001. 10.1177/095968361562256

Birks, H.J.B., Felde, V.A., Bjune, A.E., Grytnes, J.-A., Seppä, H. & Giesecke, T. 2016. Does pollen-assemblage richness reflect floristic richness? A review of recent developments and future challenges. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 228: 1-25. 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.12.011

Felde, V.A., Hooghiemstra, H., Torres, V. & Birks, H.J.B. 2016. Detecting patterns of change in a long pollen-stratigraphical sequence from Funza, Colombia – a comparison of new and traditional numerical approaches. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 234: 94-109. 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.08.003

Herzschuh, U., Birks, H.J.B., Laepple, T., Andreev, A., Melles, M. & Brigham-Grette, J. 2016. Glacial legacies on interglacial vegetation at the Pliocene-Pleistocene transition in Asia. Nature Communications 7: 11967. 10.1038/ncomms11967

Steinbauer, M.J., Field, R., and 33 co-authors including Grytnes, J.-A., Birks, H.J.B. & Vetaas, O.R. 2016. Topography-driven isolation, speciation and a global increase of endemism with elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25: 1097-1107. 10.1111/geb.12469

Birks, H.J.B. 2015. Some reflections on the refugium concept in historical biogeography, contemporary ecology, and global-change biology. Biodiversity 16: 196-212. 10.1080/14888386.2015.1117022

Wasof, S., Lenoir, J. and 46 co-authors including Birks, H.J.B., Grytnes, J.-A. & Vandvik, V. 2015. Disjunct populations of European vascular plant species keep the same climatic niches. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24: 1401-1412. 10.1111/geb.12375

Birks, H.J.B. and Willis, K.J. (2008) Alpines, trees, and refugia in Europe. Plant Ecology and Diversity 1: 147-160.  10.1080/17550870802349146

Birks, H.H. and Birks, H.J.B. (2000) Future uses of pollen analysis must  include plant macrofossils. Journal of Biogeography 27, 31-35.  10.1046/j.1365-2699.2000.00375.x

Birks, H.J.B. and Line, J.M. (1992) The use of rarefaction analysis for estimating palynological richness from Quaternary pollen-analytical data. The Holocene 2, 1-10.  10.1177/095968369200200101

Birks, H.J.B., Line, J.M., Juggins, S., Stevenson, A.C. and ter Braak, C.J.F. (1990) Diatoms and pH reconstruction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 327, 263‑278.  10.1098/rstb.1990.0062

Birks, H.J.B. (1989) Holocene isochrone maps and patterns of tree‑spreading in the British Isles. Journal of Biogeography 16, 503‑540.  10.2307/2845208

Books
  • Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2015. Nature’s Conscience – The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe. 572 pages. ISBN: 9781904078609.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
Journal articles
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2016. Biodiversity dynamics (IGNEX). Pan European Networks: Science & Technology. 20: 312-313.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Ammann, Birgitta; Stefanova, Ivanka. 2016. In memoriam, Herbert E Wright Jr 1917-2015. The Holocene. 26: 507-510. doi: 10.1177/0959683616634176
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2016. How have studies of ancient DNA from sediments contributed to the reconstruction of Quaternary floras? New Phytologist. 209: 499-506. doi: 10.1111/nph.13657
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H; Ammann, Birgitta. 2016. The fourth dimension of vegetation. Science. 354: 412-413. doi: 10.1126/science.aai8737
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Seppä, Heikki; Giesecke, Thomas. 2016. Does pollen-assemblage richness reflect floristic richness? A review of recent developments and future challenges. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 228: 1-25. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.12.011
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Seddon, Alistair. 2016. Biodiversity trends within the Holocene. The Holocene. 26: 994-1001. doi: 10.1177/0959683615622568
  • Felde, Vivian Astrup; Hooghiemstra, Henry; Torres, Vladimir; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2016. Detecting patterns of change in a long pollen-stratigraphical sequence from Funza, Colombia – a comparison of new and traditional numerical approaches. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 234: 94-109. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.08.003
  • Felde, Vivian Astrup; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2016. Modern pollen–plant richness and diversity relationships exist along a vegetational gradient in southern Norway. The Holocene. 26: 163-175. doi: 10.1177/0959683615596843
  • Gandouin, Emmanuel; Rioual, Patrick; Paillés, Christine; Brooks, Stephen J.; Ponel, Philippe; Guiter, Frédéric; Djamali, Morteza; Andrieu-Ponel, Valérie; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Leydet, Michelle; Belkacem, D.; Haas, Jean Nicolas; van der Putten, Nathalie; de Beaulieu, Jacques Louis. 2016. Environmental and climate reconstruction of the late-glacial-Holocene transition from a lake sediment sequence in Aubrac, French Massif Central: Chironomid and diatom evidence. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 461: 292-309. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.08.039
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Laepple, Thomas; Andreev, Andrei; Melles, Martin; Brigham-Grette, Julie. 2016. Glacial legacies on interglacial vegetation at the Pliocene-Pleistocene transition in NE Asia. Nature Communications. 7:11967. doi: 10.1038/ncomms11967
  • Holden, P.B.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Brooks, Stephen J.; Bush, Mark B.; Hwang, Grace M.; Matthews-Bird, Frazer; Valencia, Bryan G.; van Woesik, Robert. 2016. BUMPER v1.0: A Bayesian user-friendly model for palaeo-environmental reconstruction. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions. doi: 10.5194/gmd-2016-227
  • Steinbauer, Manuel J.; Field, Richard; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Trigas, Panayiotis; Ah-Peng, Claudine; Attorre, Fabio; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Borges, Paulo A.V.; Cardoso, Pedro; Chou, Chang-Hung; De Sanctis, Michele; de Sequeira, Miguel M.; Duarte, Maria C.; Elias, Rui B.; Fernández-Palacios, José María; Gabriel, Rosalina; Gereau, Roy E.; Gillespie, Rosemary G.; Greimler, Josef; Harter, David E.V.; Huang, Tsurng-Juhn; Irl, Severin D.H.; Jeanmonod, Daniel; Jentsch, Anke; Jump, Alistair S; Kueffer, Christoph; Nogué, Sandra; Otto, Rudiger; Price, Jonathan; Romeiras, Maria M.; Strasberg, Dominique; Stuessy, Tod; Svenning, Jens-Christian; Vetaas, Ole Reidar; Beierkuhnlein, Carl. 2016. Topography-driven isolation, speciation and a global increase of endemism with elevation. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25: 1097-1107. doi: 10.1111/geb.12469
  • Telford, Richard; Chipperfield, Joseph; Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2016. How foreign is the past? (brief communication arising from Lyons et al. 2016). Nature. 538: E1-E2. doi: 10.1038/nature20096
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Some reflections on the refugium concept and its terminology in historical biogeography, contemporary ecology and global-change biology. Biodiversity. 16: 196-212. doi: 10.1080/14888386.2015.1117022
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Climate change: past, present, and future. Insight Projects. 2: 1-3.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Mountain plants and recent climate change. Adjacent Government. Published 2015-11-12. doi: http://www.adjacentgovernment.co.uk/lg-edition-008/profile-mountains-climate-change/22555/
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Scandinavian forest responses. Pan European Networks: Science & Technology. 16: 232-233.
  • Chen, Fahu; Xu, Qinghai; Chen, Jianhui; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Liu, Jianbao; Zhang, Shengrui; Jin, Liya; An, Chengbang; Telford, Richard; Cao, Xianyong; Wang, Zongli; Zhang, Xiaojian; Selvaraj, Kandasamy; Lu, Houyuan; Li, Yuecong; Zheng, Zhuo; Wang, Haipeng; Zhou, Aifeng; Dong, Guanghui; Zhang, Jiawu; Huang, Xiaozhong; Bloemendal, Jan; Rao, Zhiguo. 2015. East Asian summer monsoon precipitation variability since the last deglaciation. Scientific Reports. 5:11186. doi: 10.1038/srep11186
  • Gentili, Rudolfo; Badola, Hemant K.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Alpine biodiversity and refugia in a changing climate. Biodiversity. 16: 193-195. doi: 10.1080/14888386.2015.1117023
  • Płóciennik, Mateusz; Kruk, Andrzej; Michczyńska, Danuta J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Kohonen artificial neural networks and the indval index as supplementary tools for the quantitative analysis of palaeoecological data. Geochronometria. 42: 189-201. doi: 10.1515/geochr-2015-0021
  • Schei, Fride Høistad; Kapfer, Jutta; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Grytnes, John-Arvid. 2015. Stability of alpine vegetation over 50 years in central Norway. Folia Geobotanica. 50: 39-48. doi: 10.1007/s12224-015-9209-9
  • Trondman, Anna-Kari; Gaillard, Marie-José; Mazier, Florence; Sugita, Shinya; Fyfe, Ralph; Nielsen, Anne Birgitte; Twiddle, Claire L.; Barratt, P; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bjørkman, L; Broström, Anna; Caseldine, Chris; David, R; Dodson, J; Dörfler, Walter; Fischer, E; van Geel, Bas; Giesecke, Thomas; Hultberg, T; Kalnina, Laimdota; Kangur, Mihkel; Van der Knaap, WO; Koff, Tiiu; Kunes, Petr; Lagerås, Per; Latalowa, Malgorzata; Lechterbeck, Jutta; Leroyer, C; Leydet, Michelle; Lindbladh, Matts; Marquer, Laurent; Mitchell, Fraser J.G.; Odgaard, Bent Vad; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Persson, T; Poska, Anneli; Rösch, Manfred; Seppä, Heikki; Veski, S.; Wick, L. 2015. Pollen-based quantitative reconstructions of Holocene regional vegetation cover (plant-functional types and land-cover types) in Europe suitable for climate modelling. Global Change Biology. 21: 676-697. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12737
  • Wasof, Safaa; Lenoir, Jonathan; Aarrestad, Per Arild; Alsos, Inger Greve; Armbruster, W. Scott; Austrheim, Gunnar; Bakkestuen, Vegar; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Broennimann, Olivier; Brunet, Jörg; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Dahlberg, Carl Johan; Diekmann, Martin; Dullinger, Stefan; Dynesius, Mats; Ejrnæs, Rasmus; Gegout, Jean-Claude; Graae, Bente Jessen; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Guisan, Antoine; Hylander, Kristoffer; Jonsdottir, Ingibjørg; Kapfer, Jutta; Klanderud, Kari; Luoto, Miska; Milbau, Ann; Moora, Mari; Nygaard, Bettina; Odland, Arvid; Pauli, Harald; Ravolainen, Virve; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Sandvik, Sylvi Marlen; Schei, Fride Høistad; Speed, James David Mervyn; Svenning, Jens-Christian; Thuiller, Wilfried; Tveraabak, Unn; Vandvik, Vigdis; Velle, Liv Guri; Virtanen, Risto; Vittoz, Pascal; Willner, Wolfgang; Wohlgemuth, Thomas; Zimmermann, Niklaus E; Zobel, Martin; Decocq, Guillaume. 2015. Disjunct populations of European vascular plant species keep the same climatic niches. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 24: 1401-1412. doi: 10.1111/geb.12375
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Aquatic ecotones-new insights from Arctic Canada. Journal of Phycology. 50: 607-609. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12206
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Challenges in the presentation and analysis of plant-macrofossil stratigraphical data. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 23: 309-330. doi: 10.1007/s00334-013-0430-2
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. A diverse scientific life. Journal of Paleolimnology. 51: 113-137. doi: 10.1007/s10933-013-9691-0
  • Birks, Hilary H; Aarnes, Ingelinn; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Brooks, Stephen J.; Bakke, Jostein; Kühl, Norbert; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Late-glacial and early-Holocene climate variability reconstructed from multi-proxy records on Andøya, northern Norway. Quaternary Science Reviews. 89: 108-122. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.01.018
  • Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. To what extent did changes in July temperature influence late-glacial vegetation patterns in NW Europe? Quaternary Science Reviews. 106: 262-277. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.024
  • Cheddadi, Rachid; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Tarraso, P.; Liepelt, S.; Gömöry, D.; Dullinger, S; Meier, ES; Hülber, K.; Maiorano, L; Laborde, H. 2014. Revisiting tree-migration rates: Abies alba (Mill.), a case study. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 23: 113-122. doi: 10.1007/s00334-013-0404-4
  • Eldevik, Tor; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Andersson, Carin; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Dokken, Trond Martin; Drange, Helge; Glessmer, Mirjam Sophia; Li, Camille; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Otterå, Odd Helge; Richter, Kristin; Skagseth, Øystein. 2014. A brief history of climate e the northern seas from the last Glacial Maximum to global warming. Quaternary Science Reviews. 106: 225-246. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.028
  • Felde, Vivian Astrup; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. A comparison of novel and traditional numerical methods for the analysis of modern pollen assemblages from major vegetation-landform types. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 210: 22-36. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.06.003
  • Felde, Vivian Astrup; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. The relationship between vegetation composition, vegetation zones and modern pollen assemblages in Setesdal, southern Norway. The Holocene. 24: 985-1001. doi: 10.1177/0959683614534745
  • Grytnes, John Arvid; Kapfer, Jutta; Jurasinski, Gerald; Birks, Hilary H; Henriksen, Hanne; Klanderud, Kari; Odland, Arvid; Ohlson, Mikael; Wipf, Sonja; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Identifying the driving factors behind observed elevational range shifts on European mountains. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23: 876-884. doi: 10.1111/geb.12170
  • Heiri, Oliver; Brooks, Stephen J.; Renssen, Hans; Bedford, Alan; Hazekamp, Marjolein; Ilyashuk, Boris; Jeffers, Elisabeth S.; Lang, Barbara; Kirilova, Emiliya; Kuiper, Saskia; Millet, Laurent; Samartin, Stéphanie; Toth, Monika; Verbruggen, Frederike; Watson, Jenny E.; van Asch, Nelleke; Lammertsma, Emmy; Amon, Leeli; Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Mortensen, Morten Fischer; Hoek, Wim Z.; Magyari, Enikö; Muñoz Sobrino, Castor; Seppä, Heikki; Tinner, Willy; Tonkov, Spassimir; Veski, Siim; Lotter, André F. 2014. Validation of climate model-inferred regional temperature change for late-glacial Europe. Nature Communications. 5. 7 pages. doi: 10.1038/ncomms5914
  • Marquer, Laurent; Gaillard, Marie-José; Sugita, Shinya; Trondman, Anna-Kari; Mazier, Florence; Nielsen, Anne Birgitte; Fyfe, Ralph; Odgaard, Bent Vad; Alenius, Teija; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Christiansen, Jörg; Dodson, John; Edwards, Kevin; Giesecke, Thomas; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Kangur, Mihkel; Lorenz, Sebastian; Poska, Anneli; Schult, Manuela; Seppä, Heikki. 2014. Holocene changes in vegetation composition in northern Europe: Why quantitative pollen-based vegetation reconstructions matter. Quaternary Science Reviews. 90: 199-216. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.02.013
  • Pirzamanbein, Behnaz; Lindström, Johan; Poska, Anneli; Sugita, Shinya; Trondman, Anna-Kari; Fyfe, Ralph; Mazier, Florence; Nielsen, Anne Birgitte; Kaplan, Jed O.; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Giesecke, Thomas; Kangur, Mikhel; Latalowa, Malgorzata; Marquer, Laurent; Smith, Benjamin; Gaillard, Marie-José. 2014. Creating spatially continuous maps of past land cover from point estimates: A new statistical approach applied to pollen data. Ecological Complexity : An International Journal on Biocomplexity in the Environment and Theoretical Ecology. 20: 127-141. doi: 10.1016/j.ecocom.2014.09.005
  • Salonen, J. Sakari; Luoto, Miska; Alenius, Teija; Heikkilä, Maija; Seppä, Heikki; Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Reconstructing palaeoclimatic variables from fossil pollen using boosted regression trees: Comparison and synthesis with other quantitative reconstruction methods. Quaternary Science Reviews. 88: 69-81. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.01.011
  • Seddon, Alistair; Mackay, Anson W.; Baker, Ambroise G.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Breman, Elinor; Buck, C.E.; Ellis, Erle C.; Froyd, Cynthia A.; Gill, Jacquelyn L.; Gillson, Lindsey; Johnson, Edward A.; Jones, Vivienne J.; Juggins, Stephen; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Mills, Keely; Morris, Jesse L.; Nogués-Bravo, David; Punyasena, Surangi W.; Roland, Thomas P.; Tanentzap, Andrew; Willis, Katherine Jane; Aberhan, Martin; van Asperen, Eline N.; Austin, William E.N.; Battarbee, Richard W.; Bhagwat, Shonil; Belanger, Christina L.; Bennett, Keith D.; Birks, Hilary H; Ramsey, Christopher Bronk; Brooks, Stephen J.; de Bruyn, Mark; Butler, Paul G.; Chambers, F. M.; Clarke, Stewart J.; Davies, Althea L.; Dearing, John A.; Ezard, Thomas H.G.; Feurdean, Angelica; Flower, Roger J.; Gell, Peter; Hausmann, Sonja; Hogan, Erika J.; Hopkins, Melanie J.; Jeffers, Elizabeth S.; Korhola, Atte A.; Marchant, Robert; Kiefer, Thorsten; Lamentowicz, Mariusz; Larocque-Tobler, Isabelle; López-Merino, Lourdes; Liow, Lee Hsiang; McGowan, Suzanne; Miller, Joshua H.; Montoya, Encarni; Morton, Oliver; Nogué, Sandra; Onoufriou, Chloe; Boush, Lisa P.; Rodriguez-Sanchez, F; Rose, Neil L.; Sayer, Carl D.; Shaw, Helen E.; Payne, Richard; Simpson, Gavin; Sohar, Kadri; Whitehouse, Nicki J.; Williams, John W.; Witkowski, Andrzej. 2014. Looking forward through the past: identification of 50 priority research questions in palaeoecology. Journal of Ecology. 102: 256-267. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12195
  • Strandberg, Gustav; Kjellström, Erik; Poska, Anneli; Wagner, Sebastian; Gaillard, Marie-José; Trondman, Anna-Kari; Mauri, Achille; Davis, Basil A.S.; Kaplan, Jed O.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Fyfe, Ralph; Giesecke, Thomas; Kalnina, Laimdota; Kangur, Mihkel; van der Knaap, Willem O.; Kokfelt, Ulla; Kuneš, Petr; Latalowa, Malgorzata; Marquer, Laurent; Mazier, Florence; Nielsen, Anne Birgitte; Smith, Ben; Seppä, Heikki; Sugita, Shinya. 2014. Regional climate model simulations for Europe at 6k and 0.2k years BP: sensitivity to changes in anthropogenic deforestation. Climate of the Past. 10: 661-680. doi: 10.5194/cp-10-661-2014
  • Sundqvist, H.S.; Kaufmann, Darrell; MaKay, Nickholas; Axford, Y.; Balascio, Nickholas; Briner, Jason P.; Cwynar, L.C.; Sejrup, Hans Petter; Subetto, D.A.; Andrews, J.T.; Bakke, Jostein; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Brooks, S.J.; Vernal, A.E.; Jennings, A.E.; Ljungvist, K.M.; Rûhland, K.M.; Saenger, C.; Smol, J.P.; Viau, A.E.; Viau, AE. 2014. Arctic Holocene proxy climate database – New approaches to assessing geochronological accuracy and encoding climate variables. Climate of the Past. 10: 1605-1631. doi: 10.5194/cp-10-1605-2014
  • Wang, Y.; Herzschuh, U.; Shumilovskikh, L.S.; Mischke, Steffen; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Wischnewski, J.; Böhner, Jürgen; Schlutz, Frank; Lehmkuhl, F.; Diekmann, B.; Wunnemann, B; Zhang, C. 2014. Erratum: Quantitative reconstruction of precipitation changes on the NE Tibetan Plateau since the Last Glacial Maximum-extending the concept of pollen source area to pollen-based climate reconstructions from large lakes" published in (Climate of the Past (2014) 10 (21-39)). Climate of the Past. 10: 207. doi: 10.5194/cp-10-207-2014
  • Wang, Yongbo; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Shumilovskikh, Lyudmila S.; Mischke, Steffen; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Wischnewski, Juliane; Böhner, Jürgen; Schlutz, Frank; Lehmkuhl, Frank; Diekmann, Bernhard; Wünnemann, Bernd; Zhang, Chengjun. 2014. Quantitative reconstruction of precipitation changes on the NE Tibetan Plateau since the Last Glacial Maximum - extending the concept of pollen source area to pollen-based climate reconstructions from large lakes. Climate of the Past. 10: 21-39. doi: 10.5194/cp-10-21-2014
  • Xu, Lu; Wang, Hao; La, Qiong; Lu, Fan; Sun, Kun; Fang, Yang; Yang, Mei; Zhong, Yang; Wu, Qianhong; Chen, Jiakuan; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Zhang, Wenju. 2014. Microrefugia and shifts of Hippophae tibetana (Elaeagnaceae) on the north side of Mt. Qomolangma (Mt. Everest) during the last 25000 years. PLoS ONE. 9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097601
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Simpson, Gavin L. 2013. 'Diatoms and pH reconstruction' (1990) revisited. Journal of Paleolimnology. 49: 363-371. doi: 10.1007/s10933-013-9697-7
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Smol, John P. 2013. Rick Battarbee and his many contributions to palaeolimnology. Journal of Paleolimnology. 49: 313-332. doi: 10.1007/s10933-012-9661-y
  • Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Vegetation responses to late-glacial climate changes in western Norway. Preslia (Praha). 85: 215-237.
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Helvik, Ingeborg; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. The Fagus sylvatica forests in the Larvik region, south-eastern Norway – their origin and history. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 22: 215-229. doi: 10.1007/s00334-012-0371-1
  • Boyle, John; Chiverrell, Richard; Plater, Andrew; Thrasher, Ian; Bradshaw, Emily; Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Soil mineral depletion drives early Holocene lake acidification. Geology. 41: 415-418. doi: 10.1130/G33907.1
  • Carstensen, Jacob; Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Diatom flickering prior to regime shift. Nature. 498: E11-E12. doi: 10.1038/nature12272
  • Feurdean, Angelica; Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Willis, Katherine Jane; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lischke, Heike; Hickler, Thomas. 2013. Tree migration rates: narrowing the gap between inferred post-glacial rates and projected rates. PLoS ONE. 8. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071797
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Pestryakova, Luidmila A.; Savelieva, Larissa A.; Heinecke, Liv; Böhmer, Thomas; Biskaborn, Boris K.; Andreev, Andrei; Ramisch, Arne; Shinneman, Avery L. C.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Siberian larch forests and the ion content of thaw lakes form a geochemically functional entity. Nature Communications. 4. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3408
  • Kapfer, Jutta; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Klanderud, Kari; Martinessen, Tone Constance; Ross, Louise C.; Schei, Fride Høistad; Virtanen, Risto; Grytnes, John Arvid. 2013. Long-term vegetation stability in northern Europe as assessed by changes in species co-occurrences. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 6: 289-302. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.782370
  • Lenoir, Jonathan; Graae, Bente Jessen; Aarrestad, Per Arild; Alsos, Inger Greve; Armbruster, William Scott; Austrheim, Gunnar; Bergendorff, Claes; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bråthen, Kari Anne; Brunet, Jörg; Bruun, Hans Henrik; Dahlberg, Carl Johan; Decocq, Guillaume; Diekmann, Martin; Dynesius, Mats; Ejrnæs, Rasmus; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Hylander, Kristoffer; Klanderud, Kari; Luoto, Miska; Milbau, Ann; Moora, Mari; Nygaard, Bettina; Odland, Arvid; Ravolainen, Virve; Reinhardt, Stefanie; Sandvik, Sylvi Marlen; Schei, Fride Høistad; Speed, James David Mervyn; Tveraabak, Unn; Vandvik, Vigdis; Velle, Liv Guri; Virtanen, Risto; Zobel, Martin; Svenning, Jens-Christian. 2013. Local temperatures inferred from plant communities suggest strong spatial buffering of climate warming across Northern Europe. Global Change Biology. 19: 1470-1481. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12129
  • Salonen, J. Sakari; Heikki, Seppa; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. The effect of calibration data set selection on quantitative palaeoclimatic reconstructions. The Holocene. 23: 1650-1654. doi: 10.1177/0959683613496295
  • Salonen, J. Sakari; Helmens, Karin F.; Seppä, Heikki; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Pollen-based palaeoclimate reconstructions over long glacialinterglacial timescales: methodological tests based on the Holocene and MIS 5dc deposits at Sokli, northern Finland. Journal of Quaternary Science. 28: 271-282. doi: 10.1002/jqs.2611
  • Speed, James David Mervyn; Austrheim, Gunnar; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Thompson, Des B.A. 2013. Can we value landscapes by combining natural and cultural heritage? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society. 44: 52-55.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Ecological palaeoecology and conservation biology: controversies, challenges, and compromises. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management. 8: 292-304. doi: 10.1080/21513732.2012.701667
  • Birks, Hilary H; Giesecke, Thomas; Hewitt, Godfrey; Tzedakis, P. Chronis; Bakke, Jostein; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Comment on "Glacial survival of boreal trees in northern Scandinavia". Science. 338: 742-742. doi: 10.1126/science.1225345
  • Birks, Hilary H; Jones, Vivienne J.; Brooks, Stephen J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Telford, Richard; Juggins, Steve; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret. 2012. From cold to cool in northernmost Norway: Lateglacial and early Holocene multi-proxy environmental and climate reconstructions from Jansvatnet, Hammerfest. Quaternary Science Reviews. 33: 100-120. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.11.013
  • Brooks, Stephen J.; Matthews, Ian P.; Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. High resolution Late-glacial and early-Holocene summer air temperature records from Scotland inferred from Chironomid assemblages. Quaternary Science Reviews. 41: 67-82. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.03.007
  • Brown, Kendrick J.; Seppä, Heikki; Schoups, Gerrit; Fausto, Robert S.; Rasmussen, Peter; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. A spatio-temporal reconstruction of Holocene temperature change in southern Scandinavia. The Holocene. 22: 165-177. doi: 10.1177/0959683611414926
  • Cañellas-Boltà, Nuria; Rull, Valenti; Sáez, Alberto; Margalef, Olga; Giralt, Santiago; Pueyo, Juan José; Birks, Hilary H; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Pla-Rabes, Sergi. 2012. Macrofossils in Raraku Lake (Easter Island) integrated with sedimentary and geochemical records: towards a palaeoecological synthesis for the last 34,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews. 34: 113-126. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.12.013
  • Heggen, Marianne Presthus; Birks, Hilary H; Heiri, Olivier; Grytnes, John Arvid; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Are fossil assemblages in a single sediment core from a small lake representative of total deposition of mite, chironomid, and plant macrofossil remains? Journal of Paleolimnology. 48: 669-691. doi: 10.1007/s10933-012-9637-y
  • Helama, Samuli; Seppä, Heikki; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Fusing pollen-stratigraphic and dendroclimatic proxy data to reconstruct summer temperature variability during the past 7.5 ka in subarctic Fennoscandia. Journal of Paleolimnology. 48: 275-286. doi: 10.1007/s10933-012-9598-1
  • Ross, Louise C.; Woodin, Sarah J.; Hester, Alison J.; Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Biotic homogenization of upland vegetation: patterns and drivers at multiple spatial scales over five decades. Journal of Vegetation Science. 23: 755-770. doi: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01390.x
  • Salonen, J. Sakari; Seppä, Heikki; Luoto, Miska; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. A North European pollen-climate calibration set: analysing the climatic responses of a biological proxy using novel regression tree methods. Quaternary Science Reviews. 45: 95-110. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.05.003
  • Speed, James David Mervyn; Austrheim, Gunnar; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Johnson, Sally; Kvamme, Mons; Nagy, Laszlo; Sjøgren, Per Johan E; Skar, Birgitte; Stone, Duncan; Svensson, Eva; Thompson, Des B.A. 2012. Natural and cultural heritage in mountain landscapes: towards an integrated valuation. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management. 8: 313-320. doi: 10.1080/21513732.2012.725226
  • Vasskog, Kristian; Paasche, Øyvind; Nesje, Atle; Boyle, John F.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. A new approach for reconstructing glacier variability based on lake sediments recording input from more than one glacier. Quaternary Research. 77: 192-204. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.10.001
  • Velle, Gaute; Brodersen, Klaus P.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Willassen, Endre. 2012. Inconsistent results should not be overlooked: A reply to Brooks et al. (2012). The Holocene. 22: 1501-1508. doi: 10.1177/0959683612449765
  • Velle, Gaute; Telford, Richard; Heiri, Olivier; Kurek, Joshua; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Testing intra-site transfer functions: an example using chironomids and water depth. Journal of Paleolimnology. 48: 545-558. doi: 10.1007/s10933-012-9630-5
  • Wang, Yongbo; Liu, Xingqi; Herzschuh, Ulrike; Yang, Xiangdong; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Zhang, Enlou; Tong, Guobang. 2012. Temporally changing drivers for late-Holocene vegetation changes on the northern Tibetan Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 353: 10-20. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.06.022
  • Acharya, Kamal Prasad; Vetaas, Ole Reidar; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. Orchid species richness along Himalayan elevational gradients. Journal of Biogeography. 38: 1821-1833. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2011.02511.x
  • Giesecke, Thomas; Bennett, Keith D.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bozilova, Elisaveta; Feurdean, Angelica; Finsinger, Walter; Froyd, Cynthia; Pokorny, Petr; Rösch, Manfred; Seppä, Heikki; Tonkov, Spasimir; Valsecchi, Verushka; Wolters, Steffen. 2011. The pace of Holocene vegetation change - testing for synchronous developments. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 2805-2814. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.06.014
  • Heiri, Olivier; Brooks, Stephen J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F. 2011. A 274-lake calibration data-set and inference model for chironomid-based summer air temperature reconstruction in Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 3445-3456. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.09.006
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Ni, Jian; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Böhner, Jürgen. 2011. Driving forces of mid-Holocene vegetation shifts on the upper Tibetan Plateau, with emphasis on changes in atmospheric CO2 concentrations. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 1907-1917. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.03.007
  • Holmes, Naomi; Langdon, Peter G.; Caseldine, Chris; Brooks, Stephen J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. Merging chironomid training sets: implications for palaeoclimate reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 2793-2804. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.06.013
  • Kapfer, Jutta; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Gunnarsson, Urban; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. Fine-scale changes in vegetation composition in a boreal mire over 50 years. Journal of Ecology. 99: 1179-1189. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01847.x
  • Ohlson, Mikael; Brown, Kendrick J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Hörnberg, Greger; Niklasson, Mats; Seppä, Heikki; Bradshaw, Richard. 2011. Invasion of Norway spruce diversifies the fire regime in boreal European forests. Journal of Ecology. 99: 395-403. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01780.x
  • Płóciennik, Mateusz; Self, Angela; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Brooks, Stephen J. 2011. Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) succession in Zabieniec bog and its palaeo-lake (central Poland) through the Late Weichselian and Holocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 307: 150-167. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.05.010
  • Self, Angela; Brooks, S; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Nazarova, L; Porinchu, D.; Odland, Arvid; Yang, H.; Jones, Vivienne J. 2011. The distribution and abundance of chironomids in high-latitude Eurasian lakes with respect to temperature and continentality: development and application of new chironomid-based climate-inference models in northern Russia. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 1122-1141. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.01.022
  • Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. A novel method for assessing the statistical significance of quantitative reconstructions inferred from biotic assemblages. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 1272-1278. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.03.002
  • Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. Effect of uneven sampling along an environmental gradient on transfer function performance. Journal of Paleolimnology. 46: 99-106. doi: 10.1007/s10933-011-9523-z
  • Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. QSR Correspondence "Is spatial autocorrelation introducing biases in the apparent accuracy of palaeoclimatic reconstructions?". Quaternary Science Reviews. 30: 3210-3213. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.07.019
  • Velle, Gaute; Kongshavn, Katrine; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. Minimizing the edge-effect in environmentalreconstructions by trimming the calibratioin set: Chironomidinferredtemperatures from Spitsbergen. The Holocene. 21: 417-430. doi: 10.1177/0959683610385723
  • Willis, Katherine Jane; Feurdean, Angelica; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Breman, E.; Broekman, R; Grytnes, John-Arvid; New, M; Singarayer, J.S.; Rozema, J. 2011. Quantification of UV-B flux through time using UV-B-absorbing compounds contained in fossil Pinus sporopollenin. New Phytologist. 192: 553-560. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03815.x
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Heiri, Oliver; Seppä, Heikki; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth. 2010. Strengths and Weaknesses of Quantitative Climate Reconstructions Based on Late-Quaternary Biological Proxies. The Open Ecology Journal. 3: 68--110. doi: doi:10.2174/1874213001003020068
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Seppä, Heikki. 2010. Late-Quaternary palaeoclimatic research in Fennoscandia – A historical review. Boreas. 39: 655-673. doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00160.x
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Odland, Arvid. 2010. Developing a modern pollen-climate calibration data set for Norway. Boreas. 39: 674-688. doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00158.x
  • De La Riva, Arguitxu Caballero; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Hilary H; Solhøy, Torstein. 2010. Oribatid mite assemblages across the tree-line in western Norway and their representation in lake sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology. 44: 361-374. doi: 10.1007/s10933-010-9411-y
  • Engels, Stefan; Helmens, Karin F.; Väliranta, Minna; Brooks, Stephen J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Early Weichselian (MIS 5d and 5c) temperatures and environmental changes in northern Fennoscandia as recorded by chironomids and macroremains at Sokli, northeast Finland. Boreas. 39: 689-704. doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00163.x
  • Gaillard, Marie-José; Sugita, Shinya; Mazier, Florence; Trondman, Anna-Kari; Broström, Anna; Hickler, Thomas; Kaplan, Jed O.; Kjellström, Erik; Kokfelt, Ulla; Kuneš, Petr; Lemmen, Carsten; Miller, Paul; Olofsson, Jörgen; Poska, Anneli; Rundgren, Mats; Smith, Ben; Strandberg, Gunilla; Fyfe, Ralph; Nielsen, Anne-Birgitte; Alenius, Teija; Balakauskas, Lauras; Barnekow, Lena; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Björkman, Leif; Giesecke, Thomas; Hjelle, Kari Loe; Kalnina, Laimdota; Kangur, Mihkel; van der Knaap, Willem O.; Koff, Tiiu; Lagerås, Per; Latalowa, Malgorzata; Leydet, Michelle; Lechterbeck, Jutta; Lindbladh, Matts; Odgaard, Bent vad; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Segerström, Ulf; von Stedingk, Henrik; Seppä, Heikki. 2010. Holocene land-cover reconstructions for studies on land cover-climate feedbacks. Climate of the Past. 6: 483-499. doi: 10.5194/cp-6-483-2010
  • Helama, Samuli; Seppä, Heikki; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth. 2010. Reconciling pollen-stratigraphical and tree-ring evidence for high- and low-frequency temperature variability in the past millennium. Quaternary Science Reviews. 29: 3905-3918. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.09.012
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Evaluating the indicator value of Tibetan pollen taxa for modern vegetation and climate. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 160: 197-208. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2010.02.016
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Liu, Xingqi; Kubatzki, Claudia; Lohmann, Gerrit. 2010. What caused the mid-Holocene forest decline on the eastern Tibet-Qinghai Plateau? Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19: 278-286. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2009.00501.x
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Mischke, Steffen; Zhang, Chengjun; Böhner, Jürgen. 2010. A modern pollen–climate calibration set based on lake sediments from the Tibetan Plateau and its application to a Late Quaternary pollen record from the Qilian Mountains. Journal of Biogeography. 37: 752-766. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02245.x
  • Herzschuh, Ulrike; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Ni, Jian; Zhao, Yan; Hongyan, Lu; Liu, Xingqi; Grosse, Guido. 2010. Holocene land-cover changes on the Tibetan Plateau. The Holocene. 20: 91-104. doi: 10.1177/0959683609348882
  • Hobbs, William O.; Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Saros, Jasmine E.; Hazewinkel, Roderick R. O; Perren, Bianka B.; Saulnier-Talbot, Emilie; Wolfe, Alexander P. 2010. Quantifying recent ecological changes in remote lakes of North America and Greenland using sediment diatom assemblages. PLoS ONE. 5. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010026
  • Lang, Barbara; Bedford, Alan; Brooks, Stephen J.; Jones, Richard David; Richardson, Nigel; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Marshall, Jim D. 2010. Early-Holocene temperature variability inferred from chironomid assemblages at Hawes Water, northwest England. The Holocene. 20: 943-954. doi: 10.1177/0959683610366157
  • Lang, Barbara; Brooks, Stephen J.; Bedford, Alan; Jones, Richard T; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Marshall, Jim D. 2010. Regional consistency in Lateglacial chironomid-inferred temperatures from five sites in north-west England. Quaternary Science Reviews. 29: 1528-1538. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.02.023
  • Qiong, La; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Alpine vegetation and species-richness patterns along two altitudinal gradients in the Gyama Valley, south-central Tibet, China. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 3: 235-247. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2010.542782
  • Ross, Louise C.; Woodin, Sarah J.; Hester, Alison; Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. How important is plot relocation accuracy when interpreting re-visitation studies of vegetation change? Plant Ecology & Diversity. 3: 1-8. doi: 10.1080/17550871003706233
  • Seppä, Heikki; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Nesje, Atle. 2010. Current continental palaeoclimatic research in the Nordic region (100 years since Gunnar Andersson 1909) - Introduction. Boreas. 39: 649-654. doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00170.x
  • Velle, Gaute; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Larsen, Jorunn; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Holocene climate and environmental history of Brurskardstjørni, a lake in the catchment of Øvre Heimdalsvatn, south-central Norway. Hydrobiologia. 642: 13-34. doi: 10.1007/s10750-010-0153-7
  • Velle, Gaute; Brodersen, Klaus P.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Willassen, Endre. 2010. Midges as quantitative temperature indicator species: Lessons for palaeoecology. The Holocene. 20: 989-1002. doi: 10.1177/0959683610365933
  • Virtanen, Risto; Luoto, Miska; Rama, Teppo; Mikkola, Kari; Hjort, Jan; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Recent vegetation changes at the high-latitude tree line ecotone are controlled by geomorphological disturbance, productivity and diversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19: 810-821. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00570.x
  • Watson, Jenny; Brooks, Stephen J.; Whitehouse, Nicki J.; Reimer, Paula; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Turney, Chris. 2010. Chironomid-inferred late-glacial summer air temperatures from Lough Nadourcan, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Journal of Quaternary Science. 25: 1200-1210. doi: 10.1002/jqs.1399
  • Willis, Katherine Jane; Bailey, Rickhard M.; Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Biodiversity baselines, thresholds and resilience: testing predictions and assumptions using palaeoecological data. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 25: 583-591. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2010.07.006
  • Willis, Katherine Jane; Bennett, Keith D.; Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. 4 ◦C and beyond: what did this mean for biodiversity in the past? Systematics and Biodiversity. 8: 3-9. doi: 10.1080/14772000903495833
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2009. Svend Th. Andersen (1926-2009) Obituary. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 157: 189-191. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2009.06.005
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2009. Svend Th Anderssen (1926-2009). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 157: 189-191. doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2009.06.005
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Ohlson, Mikael; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bradshaw, Richard H.W. 2009. The development and local stand-scale dynamics of a Picea abies forest in southeastern Norway. The Holocene. 19: 1073-1082. doi: 10.1177/0959683609341004
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Seppä, Heikki; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2009. Quantitative summer-temperature reconstructions for the last 2000 years based on pollen-stratigraphical data from northern Fennoscandia. Journal of Paleolimnology. 41: 43-56. doi: 10.1007/s10933-008-9254-y
  • Bos, Johanna A.A.; Helmens, Karin F.; Bohncke, Sjoerd J.P.; Seppä, Heikki; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2009. Flora, vegetation and climate at Sokli, northeastern Fennoscandia, during the Weichselian Middle Pleniglacial. Boreas. 38: 335-348. doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2008.00070.x
  • Kaufman, Darell; Schneider, David P.; McKay, Nicholas P.; Ammann, Caspar M.; Bradley, Raymond S.; Briffa, Keith R.; Miller, Gifford H.; Otto-Bliesner, Bette L.; Overpeck, Jonathan T.; Vinther, Bo M.; Abbott, M.; Axford, Y.; Bird, B.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Briner, J.; Cook, T.; Chipman, M.; Francus, P.; Gajewski, K.; Geirsdóttir, Á.; Hu, F. S.; Kutchko, B.; Lamoureux, S.; Loso, M.; MacDonald, G.; Peros, M.; Porinchu, D.; Schiff, C.; Seppä, H.; Thomas, E. 2009. Recent Warming Reverses Long-Term Arctic Cooling. Science. 325: 1236-1239. doi: 10.1126/science.1173983
  • Seppä, H.; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Veski, S. 2009. Last nine-thousand years of temperature variability in Northern Europe. Climate of the Past. 5: 523-535.
  • Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2009. Evaluation of transfer functions in spatially structured environments. Quaternary Science Reviews. 1309-1316. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.12.020
  • Willis, Katherine Jane; Bennett, K. D.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2009. Variability in thermal and UV-B energy fluxes through time and their influence on plant diversity and speciation. Journal of Biogeography. 36: 1630-1644. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2009.02102.x
  • Battarbee, Richard W.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Barber, Keith E.; Thompson, Roy; Dearing, John A.; Matthews, John A. 2008. Frank Oldfield and his contributions to environmental change research. The Holocene. 18: 3-17. doi: 10.1177/0959683607085780
  • Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Willis, Katherine Jane; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Whittaker, Robert J. 2008. Agroforestry: a refuge for tropical biodiversity? Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 23: 261-267. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2008.01.005
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2008. Ordination - an ever-expanding tool-kit for ecologists? Bulletin of the British Ecological Society. 39: 31-33.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2008. Biological responses to rapid climate change at the Younger Dryas-Holocene transition at Kråkenes, western Norway. The Holocene. 18: 19-30. doi: 10.1177/0959683607085572
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Willis, Katherine Jane. 2008. Alpines, trees, and refugia in Europe. Plant Ecology & Diversity. 1: 147-160. doi: 10.1080/17550870802349146
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2008. Holocene vegetation dynamics and inferred climate changes at Svanåvatnet, Mo i Rana, northern Norway. Boreas. 37: 146-156. doi: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2007.00006.x
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Seppä, Heikki; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2008. Quantitative summer-temperature reconstructions for the last 2000 years based on pollen-stratigraphical data from northern Fennoscandia. Journal of Paleolimnology. 41: 43-56. doi: 10.1007/s10933-008-9254-y
  • Chen, Fahu; Zicheng, Yu; Yang, Meilin; Ito, Emi; Madsen, David B.; Huang, Xiaozhong; Zhao, Yan; Sato, Tomonori; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Boomer, Ian; Chen, Jianhui; An, Chengbang; Wünnemann, Bernd; Wunnemann, B. 2008. Holocene moisture evolution in arid central Asia and its out-of-phase relationship with Asian monsoon history. Quaternary Science Reviews. 27: 351-364. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.10.017
  • Giesecke, Thomas; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Chiverrell, Richard C.; Seppä, Heikki; Ojala, Antti E.K.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2008. Exploring Holocene continentality changes in Fennoscandia using present and past tree distributions. Quaternary Science Reviews. 27: 1296-1308. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.03.008
  • Kattel, Giri R.; Battarbee, Rick W.; Mackay, Anson W.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2008. Recent ecological change in a remote Scottish mountain loch: an evaluation of a Cladocera-based temperature transfer function. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 259: 51-76. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.03.052
  • Panizzo, Virginia N.; Jones, Vivienne J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Boyle, John F.; Brooks, Stephen J.; Leng, Melanie J. 2008. A multiproxy palaeolimnological investigation of Holocene environmental change, between c. 10700 and 7200 years BP, at Holebudalen, southern Norway. The Holocene. 18: 805-817. doi: 10.1177/0959683608089217
  • Seppä, Heikki; MacDonald, Glen M.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Gervais, Bruce R.; Snyder, Jeffrey A. 2008. Late-Quaternary summer temperature changes in the northern-European tree-line region. Quaternary Research. 69: 404-412. doi: 10.1016/j.yqres.2008.02.002
  • Solovieva, Nadia; Jones, Vivienne J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Appleby, Peter; Nazarova, Larisa. 2008. Diatom responses to 20th century climate warming in lakes from the northern Urals, Russia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 259: 96-106. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.10.001
  • Birks, HJB; Birks, Hilary H. 2007. Winifred Tutin (1915-2007). Journal of Paleolimnology. 38: 601-605. doi: 10.1007/s10933-007-9152-8
  • Birks, HJB; Birks, Hilary H; Everson, Joanne; Jans, Harry; Thorne, David; Thorne, Margaret. 2007. The AGS in Tibet 2005. Quarterly Bulletin of the Alpine Garden Society. 75: 289-349.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2007. Estimating the amount of compositional change in Late-Quaternary pollen-stratigraphical data. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 16: 197-202. doi: 10.1007/s00334-006-0079-1
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, HJB; Birks, Hilary H. 2007. Planter og fortidens klima. Ottar. 265: 32-38.
  • Grau, Oriol; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Birks, HJB. 2007. A comparison of altitudinal species richness patterns of bryophytes with other plant groups in Nepal, Central Himalaya. Journal of Biogeography. 34: 1907-1915. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2007.01745.x
  • Helmens, Karin F.; Bos, Johanna A.A.; Engels, Stefan; Van Meerbeeck, Cedric J.; Bohncke, Sjoerd J.P.; Renssen, Hans; Heiri, Olivier; Brooks, Stephen J.; Seppä, Heikki; Birks, HJB; Wohlfarth, Barbara. 2007. Present-day temperatures in northern Scandinavia during the last glaciation. Geology. 35: 987-990. doi: 10.1130/G23995A.1
  • Kattel, G.R.; Battarbee, R.W; Mackay, A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2007. Are cladoceran fossils in lake sediment samples a biased reflection of the communities from which they are derived? Journal of Paleolimnology. 38: 157-181. doi: 10.1007/s10933-006-9073-y
  • Seppä, Heikki; Birks, HJB; Giesecke, Thomas; Hammarlund, Dag; Alenius, Teija; Antonsson, Karin; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Heikkilä, Maija; MacDonald, Glen M.; Ojala, Antti E.K.; Telford, Richard; Veski, Siim. 2007. Spatial structure of the 8200 cal yr BP event in northern Europe. Climate of the Past. 3: 225-236.
  • Telford, Richard; Vandvik, Vigdis; Birks, HJB. 2007. Response to comment on "Dispersal limitations matter for microbial morphospecies". Science. 316: 1124-1124. doi: 10.1126/science.1137697
  • Antonsson, Karin; Brooks, Stephen J.; Seppä, Heiki; Telford, Richard; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Quantitative palaeotemperature records inferred from fossil pollen and chironomid assemblages from Lake Gilltjarnen, northern central Sweden. Journal of Quaternary Science. 21: 831-841. doi: 10.1002/jqs.1004
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary Helen. 2006. Derek Almey Ratcliffe, B.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc. (1929-2005). Journal of Bryology. 28: 71-75. doi: 10.1179/174328206X104589
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary Helen. 2006. Expedition Northern Patagonia November-December 2005. Quarterly Bulletin of the Alpine Garden Society. 55 pages.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Telford, Richard. 2006. Discussion on Bayesian palaeoclimate reconstruction by J. Haslett et al. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). 169: 433-434.
  • Birks, Hilary Helen; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Multi-proxy studies in palaeolimnology. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 15: 235-251. doi: 10.1007/s00334-006-0066-6
  • Birks, Hilary Helen; Larsen, Eiliv; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. On the presence of late-glacial trees in western Norway and the Scandes: a further comment. Journal of Biogeography. 33: 376-377. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2005.01437
  • Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bakke, Jostein; Nesje, Atle; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Ekstremnedbør i tidligere tider. Cicerone. 1. 29-31.
  • Buck, CE; ter Braak, CJF; Millard, AR; Rougier, J; O'Hagan, A; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Telford, Richard; Katz, RW; Murphy, TB; Gormley, IC; Sahu, SK; Mardia, KV; Scott, EM. 2006. Bayesian palaeoclimate reconstruction - Discussion on the paper by Haslett et al. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society). 169: 430-438.
  • Eide, Wenche; Birks, Hilary Helen; Bigelow, Nancy H; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Holocene forest development along the Setesdal valley, southern Norway, reconstructed from macrofossil and pollen evidence. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 15: 65-85. doi: 10.1007/s00334-005-0025-7
  • Gjengedal, Kjerstin; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. For sent for fjellblomstene. Hubro. Magasin for Universitetet i Bergen. 1: 14-15.
  • Heegaard, Einar; Lotter, André F.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Aquatic biota and the detection of climate change: Are there consistent aquatic ecotones? Journal of Paleolimnology. 35: 507-518. doi: 10.1007/s10933-005-3239-x
  • Nesje, Atle; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bakke, Jostein; Dahl, Svein Olaf; Lie, Øyvind; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Holocene palaeoclimate reconstructions at Vanndalsvatnet, western Norway, with particular reference to the 8200 ca. yr BP event. The Holocene. 16: 717-729. doi: 10.1191/0959683606hl954rp
Reports and theses
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. AGS Expedition to Tibet July 2005: Report & lists of plants, birds, and mammals seen and localities visited. Published privately, Bergen. 93 pages.
Book sections
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Tinner, Willy. 2016. European tree dynamics and invasions during the Quaternary. 1.1, pages 22-43. In:
    • Krumm, Frank; Vitková, L. 2016. Introduced Tree Species to European Forests: Challenges and Opportunities. 425 pages. ISBN: 978-952-5980-31-8.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Tinner, Willy. 2016. Past forests of Europe. Chapter, pages 36-39. In:
    • San Miguel Ayanz, J.; de Rigo, D.; Caudullo, G.; Houston Durrant, T.; Mauri, Achille. 2016. European Atlas of Forest Tree Species. European Commission. ISBN: 978-92-79-52833-0.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Biodiversity, livelihood and climate change in the Himalayan region. 1, pages 1-39. In:
    • Jha, P.K.; Shrestha, K.K.; Chaudhary, Ram Prasad; Shrestha, B.B. 2015. Proceedings of International Conference on Biodiversity, Livelihood and Climate Change in the Himalaya. 246 pages. ISBN: 9937292875.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Diss Mere, Norfolk, England. Diss Mere, pages 28-29. In:
    • Silva, B.; Phillips, E. R. 2015. UK Top Quaternary sites: a compilation to celebrate the QRA’s semi-centennial year. 111 pages. ISBN: 0907780180.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Battarbee, Richard W. 2015. Round Loch of Glenhead, Galloway, Scotland. Round Loch of Glenhead, pages 86-87. In:
    • Silva, B.; Phillips, E. R. 2015. UK Top Quaternary sites: a compilation to celebrate the QRA’s semi-centennial year. 111 pages. ISBN: 0907780180.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2015. Derek Ratcliffe – botanist and plant ecologist. Chapter 4, pages 39-89. In:
    • Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2015. Nature’s Conscience – The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe. 572 pages. ISBN: 9781904078609.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Hilary H. 2015. Derek Ratcliffe – early days in pursuit of nature. Chapter 1, pages 3-20. In:
    • Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2015. Nature’s Conscience – The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe. 572 pages. ISBN: 9781904078609.
  • Thompson, Des B.A.; Sutherland, William J.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2015. Nature conservation and the Nature Conservation Review: a novel philosophical framework. Chapter 18, pages 331-358. In:
    • Thompson, Des B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Birks, Hilary H. 2015. Nature’s Conscience – The Life and Legacy of Derek Ratcliffe. 572 pages. ISBN: 9781904078609.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. 12 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Foreword. Foreword, pages iv. In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. 53 entries. Encyclopedia entries, pages . In:
    • Matthews, John A. 2014. Encyclopedia of Environmental Change. Sage Publications. 1369 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4462-4711-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2014. Hylocomiastrum umbratum. Species records, pages 564-564. In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 2. 652 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-62-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Blockeel, T.L. 2014. 12 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Blockeel, T.L. 2014. 13 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 2. 652 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-62-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bosanquet, S.D.S. 2014. 26 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Rothero, Gordon P. 2014. Schistidium atrofuscum. Species records, pages 471. In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Duckett, J.G.; Pressel, S. 2014. Dumortiera hirsuta. Species records, pages 87. In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Hodgetts, N.G. 2014. 3 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 2. 652 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-62-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Holyoak, DT. 2014. 3 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 2. 652 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-62-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Preston, C. D. 2014. 2 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Ratcliffe, D.A. 2014. 3 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Ratcliffe, D.A.; Bosanquet, S.D.S. 2014. 3 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Rothero, Gordon P. 2014. 2 entries. Species records, pages . In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 2. 652 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-62-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Rothero, Gordon P.; Bosanquet, S.D.S. 2014. Daltonia splachnoides. Species records, pages 420. In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 2. 652 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-62-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Rothero, Gordon P.; Preston, Christopher D. 2014. Harpanthus flotovianus. Species records, pages 336. In:
    • Blockeel, T.L.; Bosanquet, S.D.S.; Hill, M. O.; Preston, C. D. 2014. Atlas of British & Irish Bryophytes Volume 1. 555 pages. ISBN: 978-1-874357-61-2.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Numerical analysis methods. Chapter in Volume 3, pages 821-830. In:
    • Elias, Scott A.; Mock, Cary J. 2013. Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, 2nd edition. Elsevier. 3888 pages. ISBN: 9780444536433.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2013. Paleoecology. Introductory article, pages 2623-2634. In:
    • Elias, Scott A. 2013. Encyclopedia of Ecology: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier. 10000 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-409548-9.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Analysis of stratigraphical data. 11, pages 355-378. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Introduction and overview to part IV. 17, pages 551-555. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Overview of numerical methods in palaeolimnology. 2, pages 19-92. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Introduction and overview to part III. 10, pages 331-353. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Conclusions and future challenges. 21, pages 643-673. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Introduction and overview to part II. 4, pages 101-121. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Jones, Vivienne J. 2012. Data-sets. 3, pages 93-97. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Juggins, Steve; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Quantitative environmental reconstructions from biological data. 14, pages 431-494. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Legendre, Pierre; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Clustering and partitioning. 7, pages 167-200. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Legendre, Pierre; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. From classical to canonical ordination. 8, pages 201-248. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Simpson, Gavin L.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2012. Statistical learning in palaeolimnology. 9, pages 249-327. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Smol, John P.; Lotter, André F.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Juggins, Steve. 2012. The march towards the quantitative analysis of palaeolimnological data. 1, pages 3-17. In:
    • Birks, Harry John Betteley; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, Steve; Smol, John P. 2012. Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments, Volume 5: Data Handling and Numerical Techniques. Springer. 745 pages. ISBN: 978-94-007-2744-1.
  • Ross, Louise C.; Woodin, Sarah J.; Hester, Alison; Thompson, D.B.A.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2011. Is the vegetation of the North-West Highlands changing? Results from a 50-year re-visitation study of major upland vegetation types. Chapter, pages 429-434. In:
    • Marrs, S.J.; Foster, S.; Hendrie, C.; Mackay, E.C.; Thompson, D.B.A. 2011. The Changing Nature of Scotland. 550 pages. ISBN: 978-0114973599.
  • Rothero, Gordon; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Genney, D.; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Long, David. 2011. Climate change and its consequences on bryophyte-dominated snow bed vegetation. Chapter, pages 435-440. In:
    • Marrs, S.J.; Foster, S.; Hendrie, C.; Mackay, E.C.; Thompson, D.B.A. 2011. The Changing Nature of Scotland. 550 pages. ISBN: 978-0114973599.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2010. Numerical methods for the analysis of diatom assemblage data. 3, pages 23-54. In:
    • Smol, John P.; Stoermer, Eugene F. 2010. The Diatoms: Applications for the Environmental and Earth Sciences. Cambridge University Press. 686 pages. ISBN: 9780521509961.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2008. Holocene climate research – progress, paradigms, and problems. Chapter 2, pages 7-57. In:
    • Battarbee, Richard W.; Binney, Heather A. 2008. Natural Climate Variability and Global Warming: a Holocene Perspective. Blackwell Publishing. 276 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4051-5905-0.
  • Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2007. Numerical analysis methods. Numerical analysis methods, pages 2514-2521. In:
    • Elias, Scott A. 2007. Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, Four-Volume Set, 1-4. Elsevier. 3576 pages. ISBN: 0-444-51919-X.
  • Kattel, G.R.; Battarbee, R.W.; Mackay, A.W.; Birks, Harry John Betteley. 2006. Recent ecological change in northwest Scotland: Evidence from sub-fossil assemblages of Cladocera in Loch Coire Fionnaraich. Chapter 2; The Paleoecological Record from Mountain Regions, pages 37-38. In:
    • Price, Martin F. 2006. Global Change in Mountain Regions. 343 pages. ISBN: 0-9552282-2-0.
  • Rose, N.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Helliwell, R.; Jenkins, A.; Kettle, H.; Monteith, D.; Muir, D.; Rosseland, Bjørn Olav; Tipping, E.; Thompson, R.; Woodward, G. 2006. Impacts of global change on Lochnagar, a remote Scottish mountain lake. kapittel, pages 113-114. In:
    • Price, Martin F. 2006. Global Change in Mountain Regions. 343 pages. ISBN: 0-9552282-2-0.

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Qualifications and society memberships

BA (1966), PhD (1969), MA (1970), ScD (1981) University of Cambridge

Philosophiae Doctor Honoris Causa (1998) University of Lund

Foreign Member, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (1987), The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (2014), and the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2016)

Awards

Bicentenary Medal of the Linnean Society of London (1982)

Władysław Szafer Medal of the Polish Academy of Sciences (1986)

Fridtjof Nansen Prize, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (1998)

Rector's Medal, University of Helsinki (1998)

Fridtjof Nansen Medal, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters (2003)

Honorary Fellow, Botanical Society of Scotland (2004)

President's Prize, Botanical Society of the British Isles (2005)

Honorary Fellow, University College London (2010)

Lifetime Acheivement Award and Medal, International Paleolimnology Association (2012)

IGNEX Interglacials and glacials - natural experiments in biodiversity dynamics

IGNEX-eco applying the ideas of IGNEX to restoration ecology, landscape management, and conservation

PollChem Pollen Chemistry as the Next Generation Tool in Palaeoecological Research - Theory, Methods and Applications

NoAClim No‐analogue climates and ecological responses in the past and future

PARASOL PAlynological Reconstructions of pAst SOLar radiation