Quaternary geology and Paleoclimate

Publications 2016 -


Andersen, J., Egholm, D., Knudsen, M., Linge, H., Jansen, J., Pedersen, V., Nielsen, S., Tikhomirov, D., Olsen, J., Fabel, D., Xu, S., 2018.  Widespread erosion on high plateaus during recent glaciations in Scandinavia. Nature Communications 9 . Article no 830.

Bakke, J.,  - Balascio, N., van der Bilt, W.G.M., Bradley, R., D' Andrea, W.J., Gjerde, M., Ólafsdóttir, S., Røthe, T., De Wet, G., 2018. The Island of Amsterdamøya: A key site for studying past climate in the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 183,  157  - 163.

van der Bilt, WGM., Rea, B.,  Spagnolo, M., Roerdink, D.L., Jørgensen, S.L., Bakke, J., 2018. Novel sedimentological fingerprints link shifting depositional processes to Holocene climate transitions in East Greenland. Global and Planetary Change 164, 52-64.

Becker, L.W.M., Hjelstuen, B.O., Støren, E.W.N., Sejrup. H.P., 2018. Automated counting of sand sized particles in marine records. Sedimentology 65, 842-850.

Becker, L.W.M., Sejrup. H.P., Hjelstuen, B.O., Haflidason, H., Dokken, T.M., 2018. Ocean-ice sheet interaction along the SE Nordic Seas margin from 35-15 ka BP. Marine Geology 402, 99-117.

Gjerde, M., Bakke, J., D'Andrea, W. J., Balascio, N. L., Bradley, R. S., Vasskog, K., ... & Hormes, A., 2018 Holocene multi-proxy environmental reconstruction from lake Hakluytvatnet, Amsterdamøya Island, Svalbard (79.5° N). Quaternary Science Reviews 183, 164-176.

Gregory, A., Balascio, N. L., D'Andrea, W. J., Bakke, J., Bradley, R. S., & Perren, B., 2018. Holocene glacier activity reconstructed from proglacial lake Gjøavatnet on Amsterdamøya, NW Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 183, 188-203.

Hjelstuen, B.O., Sejrup, H.P., Valvik, E., Becker, LW.M., 2018. Evidence of an ice-dammed lake outburst in the North Sea during the last deglaciation. Marine Geology 402, 118-130.

Karstens, J., Haflidason, H., Becker, Lukas W. M., Berndt, C., Rüpke, L., Planke, S., Liebetrau, V., Schmidt, M., Mienert, J., 2018. Glacigenic sedimentation pulses triggered post-glacial gas hydrate dissociation. Nature Communications 9, article no 635.

Mangerud, J., & Svendsen, J. I., 2018. The Holocene Thermal Maximum around Svalbard, Arctic North Atlantic; molluscs show early and exceptional warmth. The Holocene 28, 65-83.

Morén, B., Sejrup, H.P., Hjelstuen, B.O., Borge, M., Schaüble, C., 2018. The last deglaciation of the Norwegian Channel; geomorphology, stratigraphy and radiocarbon dating. Boreas 47, 347-366.

Oppedal L., Bakke J., Paasche Ø., Werner J.P., van der Bilt W.G.M., 2018. Cirque Glacier on South Georgia Shows Centennial Variability over the Last 7000 Years. Frontiers in Earth Science 6. Article 2.

Oppedal, L. T., van der Bilt, W. G., Balascio, N. L., Bakke, J. (2018), Patagonian ash on sub‐Antarctic South Georgia: expanding the tephrostratigraphy of southern South America into the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. J. Quaternary Sci., 33: 482-486. doi:10.1002/jqs.3035   

Perner, K., Moros, M., Jansen, E., Kuijpers, A., Troelstra, S. R. & Prins, M. A. 2018 (January): Subarctic Front migration at the Reykjanes Ridge during the mid‐ to late Holocene: evidence from planktic foraminifera. Boreas, Vol. 47, pp. 175–188. https://doi.org/10.1111/bor.12263. ISSN 0300‐9483.

Perner, K., Moros, M., De Deckker, P., Blanz, T., Wacker, L., Telford, R., Siegel, H., Schneider, R., Jansen, Eystein, J., 2018. Heat export from the tropics drives mid to late Holocene palaeoceanographic changes offshore southern Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 180, 96-110.

Pilø, L.H., Finstad, E., Bronk Ramsey, C., Post Martinsen, J.R., Nesje, A., Solli, B., Wangen, V., Callanan, M. and Barrett, J.H. (2018): The chronology of reindeer hunting on Norway’s highest ice patches. Royal Society Open Science 5: 171738.

Polovodova Asteman, I., Risebrobakken, B., Moros, M., Binczewska, A., Dobosz, S., Jansen, E., Sławińska, J. & Bąk, M. 2018 (January): Late Holocene palaeoproductivity changes: a multi‐proxy study in the Norwegian Trench and the Skagerrak, North Sea. Boreas, Vol. 47, pp. 238–255. https://doi.org/10.1111/bor.12264. ISSN 0300‐9483.

Reinardy, B.T.I., Sejrup, H.P., Hjelstuen, B.O., King, E., Augedal, H., 2018. A Quaternary aminostratigraphy constraining chronology of depositional environments in the North Sea Basin. Marine Geology 402, 139-152.

Røthe, T., Bakke, J., Støren, E.W.N., Bradley, Raymond S., 2018. Reconstructing Holocene Glacier and Climate Fluctuations From Lake Sediments in Vårfluesjøen, Northern Spitsbergen. Frontiers in Earth Science 6, Article 91.

Svarva, H.L., Thun, T., Kirschhefer, A.J. and Nesje, A. (2018): Little Ice Age summer temperatures in western Norway from a 700-year tree-ring chronology. The Holocene DOI: 10.1177/0959683618782611.

Sejrup, H.P., Bentley, M., Hjelstuen, B.O., O Cofaigh C., 2018. Geological evolution and processes of the glaciated North Atlantic margins. Marine Geology 402, 1-4. (Preface Special Issue)

Tegzes, A. D., Jansen, E., Lorentzen, T., & Telford, R. J., 2017. Northward oceanic heat transport in the main branch of the Norwegian Atlantic Current over the late Holocene. The Holocene 27(7), 1034-1044.

van der Bilt, W. G., Bakke, J., Werner, J. P., Paasche, Ø., Rosqvist, G., Vatle, S. S. Late Holocene glacier reconstruction reveals retreat behind present limits and two‐stage Little Ice Age on subantarctic South Georgia. Journal of Quaternary Science. In press

Åkesson, H., Morlighem, M., Nisancioglu, K.H.,S vendsen, J.I., Mangerud, J., 2018. tmosphere-driven ice sheet mass loss paced by topography: Insights from modelling the south-western Scandinavian Ice Sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 195, 32-47.



Solli, K., Vikebø, J.A., Søyland, E., Hjelstuen, B.O., Kjennbakken, H.,  Thomassen, T., 2017. Detailed site survey examining the postglacial sediment succession and depositional processes within a Norwegian fjord system, Bjørnafjorden (west Norway). Norwegian Journal of Geology 97, 95-104.

van der Bilt, W. G., Lane, C. S., Bakke, J., 2017. Ultra-distal Kamchatkan ash on Arctic Svalbard: Towards hemispheric cryptotephra correlation. Quaternary Science Reviews, 164, 230-235.

Eide, M., Olsen, A., Ninnemann, U. S., & Johannessen, T. (2017). A global ocean climatology of preindustrial and modern ocean δ13C. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31(3), 515-534.

Eide, M., Olsen, A., Ninnemann, U. S., & Eldevik, T. (2017). A global estimate of the full oceanic 13C Suess effect since the preindustrial. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31(3), 492-514.

Mangerud, J., Briner, J. P., Goslar, T., & Svendsen, J. I. (2017). The Bølling‐age Blomvåg Beds, western Norway: implications for the Older Dryas glacial re‐advance and the age of the deglaciation. Boreas, 46(2), 162-184.

Morley, A., Babila, T. L., Wright, J., Ninnemann, U., Kleiven, K., Irvali, N., & Rosenthal, Y. (2017). Environmental controls on Mg/Ca in Neogloboquadrina incompta: A core‐top study from the subpolar North Atlantic. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18, 4276–4298. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GC007111

Gump, D. J., Briner, J. P., Mangerud, J., & Svendsen, J. I. (2017). Deglaciation of Boknafjorden, south‐western Norway. Journal of Quaternary Science, 32(1), 80-90.

Zhang, J. F., Xu, B., Turner, F., Zhou, L., Gao, P., Lü, X., & Nesje, A. (2017). Long-term glacier melt fluctuations over the past 2500 yr in monsoonal High Asia revealed by radiocarbon-dated lacustrine pollen concentrates. Geology, 45(4), 359-362.

Laumann, T., & Nesje, A. (2017). Volume–area scaling parameterisation of Norwegian ice caps: A comparison of different approaches. The Holocene, 27(1), 164-171.

Mazzini, A., Svensen, H. H., Forsberg, C. F., Linge, H., Lauritzen, S. E., Haflidason, H., ... & Tjelta, T. I. (2017). A climatic trigger for the giant Troll pockmark field in the northern North Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 464, 24-34.

Philipps, W., Briner, J. P., Gislefoss, L., Linge, H., Koffman, T., Fabel, D., ... & Hormes, A. (2017). Late Holocene glacier activity at inner Hornsund and Scottbreen, southern Svalbard. Journal of Quaternary Science, 32(4), 501-515.

Reinardy, B. T., Hjelstuen, B. O., Sejrup, H. P., Augedal, H., & Jørstad, A. (2017). Late Pliocene-Pleistocene environments and glacial history of the northern North Sea. Quaternary Science Reviews, 158, 107-126.

L. Warden, M. Moros, T. Neumann, S. Shennan, A. Timpson, K. Manning, M. Sollai, L. Wacker, K. Perner, K. Häusler, T. Leipe, L. Zillén, A. Kotilainen, E. Jansen, R. R. Schneider, R. Oeberst, H. Arz & J. S. Sinninghe Damsté, 2017. Climate induced human demographic and cultural change in northern Europe during the mid-Holocene. Scientific Reports Nature 7, Article number: 15251 



Stoker, M., Stewart, M.,  Shannon, P.,  Bjerager, M., Nielsen, T.,  Blischke, A., Hjelstuen, B.O.,  Gaina, C., McDermott, K., Olavsdottir, J., An overview of the Upper Paleozoic-Mesozoic stratigraphy of the NE Atlantic region. Geoloical Society London Special Publication 447. In press.

Bellwald, B., Hjelstuen, B.O., Sejrup, H.P., Haflidason, H., 2016. Postglacial mass movements and depositional environments in a high-latitude fjord system – Hardangerfjorden, Western Norway. Marine Geology 379, 157-175.

Bellwald, B., Hjelstuen, B.O., Sejrup, H.P., Haflidason, H., 2016. Postglacial mass failure in the Inner Hardangerfjorden, Western Norway. In: Lamarche, G et al. (eds) Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazard Research, pp 73-82.

Gjerde, M., Bakke, J., Vasskog, K., Nesje, A., Hormes, A., 2016. Holocene glacier variability and Neoglacial hydroclimate at Ålfotbreen, western Norway, Quaternary Science Reviews 133, 28-47.

Hansen, L., Waldmann, N., Storms, J., Eilertsen, R. S., Ariztegui, D., Chapron, E., Nesje, A., 2016. Morphological signatures of mass wasting and delta processes in a fjord-lake system: insights from Lovatnet, western Norway. Norwegian Journal of Geology, 96(3), 9-30.

Hjelstuen, B.O., Grinde, S., 2016. 3D seismic investigation of Pleistocene Mass Transport Deposits and Glacigenic Debris Flows on the North Sea Fan, NE Atlantic Margin. In: Lamarche, G et al. (eds) Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazard Research, pp 265-272.

Hughes, A. L. C.  Gyllencreutz, R., Lohne, Ø. S. Mangerud, J., Svendsen, J. I., 2016. The last Eurasian ice sheets – a chronological database and time-slice reconstruction, DATED-1. Boreas 45(1), 1-45.

Irvalı, N., Ninnemann, U. S., Kleiven, H. K. F., Galaasen, E. V., Morley, A., & Rosenthal, Y. (2016). Evidence for regional cooling, frontal advances, and East Greenland Ice Sheet changes during the demise of the last interglacial. Quaternary Science Reviews, 150, 184-199.

Jansen, H. L., Simonsen, J. R., Dahl, S. O., Bakke, J., & Nielsen, P. R. (2016). Holocene glacier and climate fluctuations of the maritime ice cap Høgtuvbreen, northern Norway. The Holocene, 26(5), 736-755.

Jeremy C. Ely, Chris D. Clark, Matteo Spagnolo, Chris R. Stokes, Sarah L. Greenwood, Anna L.C. Hughes, Paul Dunlop, Dale Hess, Do subglacial bedforms comprise a size and shape continuum?, Geomorphology, Volume 257, 108-119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.01.001

Kvarven, T., Mjelde, R., Hjelstuen, B.O., Faleide, J.I., Thybo, H., Flueh, E.R., Murai, Y.,2016. Crustal somposition of the Møre Margin and compilation of a conjugate Atlantic margin transect. Tectonophysics 666, 144-157

Langehaug, H. R., Mjell, T. L., Otterå, O. H., Eldevik, T., Ninnemann, U. S., & Kleiven, H. F. (2016). On the reconstruction of ocean circulation and climate based on the “Gardar Drift”. Paleoceanography 31, 399-415.

Mangerud, J., Aarseth, I., Hughes, A.L.C., Lohne, Ø.S., Skår, K., Sønstegaard, E., Svendsen, J.I. 2016. A major re-growth of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet in western Norway during Allerød-Younger Dryas. Quaternary Science Reviews, 132, 175-205, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.11.0

Mjell, T. L., Ninnemann, U. S., Kleiven, H. F., Hall, I. R., 2016. Multidecadal changes in Iceland Scotland Overflow Water vigor over the last 600 years and its relationship to climate. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(5), 2111-2117.

Moros, M., Lloyd, J. M., Perner, K., Krawczyk, D., Blanz, T., de Vernal, A., ... Jansen, E. (2016). Surface and sub-surface multi-proxy reconstruction of middle to late Holocene palaeoceanographic changes in Disko Bugt, West Greenland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 132, 146-160.

Pellitero, R., Rea, B.R., Spagnolo, M., Bakke, J., Ivy-Ochs, S., Frew, C.R., Hughes, P., Ribolini, A., Lukas, S., Renssen, H., 2016. GlaRe, A GIS tool to reconstruct the 3D surface of palaeoglaciers. Computers & Geosciences 94, 77-85.

Sejrup, H.P., Clark, C.D., Hjelstuen, B.O., 2016. Rapid ice sheet retreat triggered by ice stream buttressing: Evidence from the North Sea. Geology 44(5), 355-358.

Solomina, O., Bradley, R.S., Jomelli, V., Geirsdottir, A., Kaufman, D.S., Koch, J., McKay, N.P., Masiokas, M., Miller, G., Nesje, A., Nicolussi, K., Owen, L.A., Putnam, A.E., Wanner, H., Wiles, G. and Yang, B., 2016. Glacier fluctuations during the past 2000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 149, 61-90.

Sælen, G., Lunde, I. L., Porten, K. W., Braga, J. C., Dundas, S. H., Ninnemann, U. S., Ronen, Y., Talbot, M. R., 2016. Oyster Shells As Recorders of Short-Term Oscillations of Salinity and Temperature During Deposition of Coral Bioherms and Reefs In the Miocene Lorca Basin, SE Spain. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 86(6), 637-667.

Laberg, J.S., Baeten, N.J., Vanneste, M., Forsberg, C.F., Forwick, M. and Haflidason, H., 2016. Sediment Failure Affecting Muddy Contourites on the Continental Slope Offshore Northern Norway: Lessons Learned and Some Outstanding Issues.  In Lamarche et al. (eds), Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research 41, 281-289.

Stegmann, S. Keiter, S., L’Heureux, J.S., Vanneste, M., Völker, D., Baeten, N.J., Knudsen, S., Rise, L. Longva, O., Brendryen, J., Haflidason, H., Chand, S., Mörz and Kopf, A., 2016. First Results of the Geotechnical In Situ Investigation for Soil Characterisation Along the Upper Slope Off Vesterålen: Northern Norway. In Lamarche et al. (eds), Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences, Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research 41, 211-219.

Ullermann, J., F. Lamy, U. Ninnemann, R. Gersonde, G. Kuhn, G. Winkler, R. Tiedemann, 2016. Pacific-Atlantic Circumpolar Deep Water coupling during the last 500 ka, Paleoceanography 31, 2016

Gjerlow, E., Haflidason, H., Pedersen, R.B., 2016. Holocene explosive volcanic activity on Jan Mayen. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 321, 31-43.