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Publications using material/data retrieved on M65/1

1) Mulitza, S., I. Bouimetarhan, M. Brüning, A. Freesemann, N. Gussone, H. Filipsson, G. Heil, S. Hessler, A. Jaeschke, H. Johnstone, M. Klann, F. Klein, K. Küster, C. März, H. McGregor, M. Minning, H. Müller, W.-T. Ochsenhirt, A. Paul, F. Schewe, M. Schulz, J. Steinlöchner, J.-B. Stuut, R. Tjallingii, T. v. Dobeneck, S. Wiesmaier, M. Zabel, K. Zonneveld (2006) REPORT AND PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF METEOR-CRUISE M65/1, DAKAR - DAKAR, 11.06.- 1.07.2005. Berichte, Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, Universität Bremen, No. 252, 149 pages, Bremen 2006

2) Mulitza, S, Prange, M, Stuut, JB, Zabel, M, von Dobeneck, T, Itambi, AC, Nizou, J, Schulz, M, Wefer, G (2008) Sahel megadroughts triggered by glacial slowdowns of Atlantic meridional overturning, Paleoceanography, 23, PA4206, doi:10.1029/2008PA001637

3) Zonneveld, K.A.F., Versteegh, G. and Kodrans-Nsiah, M. (2008). Preservation and organic chemistry of Late Cenozoic organic-walled dinoflagellate cysts: A review. Marine Micropaleontology 68, 179-197

4) Niedermeyer, E, Prange, M, Mulitza, S, Mollenhauer, G, Schefuß, E, Schulz, M (2009) Temporal relationship between deep ocean ventilation, tropical Northeast Atlantic SST, and Sahel aridity during the past 44,000 years. Geophysical Research Letters, 36, doi:10.1029/2009GL039687

5) Castañeda, IS, Mulitza, S, Schefuß, E, Lopes dos Santos, RA, Sinninghe Damsté, JS, Schouten, S (2009) Wet phases in the Sahara/Sahel region and human migration patterns in North Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi10.1073pnas.0905771106 (open access)

6) Bouimetarhan, I, Dupont, L, Schefuß, E., Mollenhauer, G, Mulitza, S, Zonneveld, K (2009) Palynological evidence for climatic and oceanic variability off NW Africa during the late Holocene. Quaternary Research 72, 188-197

7) Bouimetarhan, I, Marret, F, Dupont, L, Zonneveld, K (2009) Dinoflagellate cyst distribution in marine surface sediments off West Africa (17–6°N) in relation to sea-surface conditions, freshwater input and seasonal coastal upwelling. Marine Micropaleontology 71, 113-130

8) Itambi, AC, von Dobeneck, T, Mulitza, S, Bickert, T, Heslop, D (2009) Millennial-scale North West African droughts relates to H Events and D O Cycles: Evidence in marine sediments from off-shore Senegal. Paleoceanography, doi:10.1029/2007PA001570

9) Kim, JH, van der Meer, J, Schouten, S, Helmke, P, Willmott, V, Sangiorgi, F, Koc, N, Hopmans, EC, Sinninghe Damsté, JS (2010) New indices and calibrations derived from the distribution of crenarchaeal isoprenoid tetraether lipids: Implications for past sea surface temperature reconstructions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74, 4639-4654

10) Niedermeyer, EM, Schefuß, E, Sessions, AL, Mulitza, S, Mollenhauer, G, Schulz, M, Wefer, G (2010) Orbital- and millennial-scale changes in the hydrologic cycle and vegetation in the western African Sahel: insights from individual plant wax δD and δ13C. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2996-3005

11) Mulitza, S, Heslop, D, Pittauerova, D, Fischer, HW, Meyer, I, Stuut, JB, Zabel, M, Mollenhauer, G, Collins, JA, Kuhnert, H, Schulz, M (2010) Increase in African dust flux at the onset of commercial agriculture in the Sahel region. Nature, 466, 226-228

12) Jaeschke, A, Abbas, B, Zabel, M, Hopmanns, EC, Schouten S, Sinninghe Damsté JS (2010) Anaerobic ammonium oxidation (annamox) in continental shelf and slope sediments off northwest Africa. Limnology and Oceanography 55, 365-376

13) Küster-Heins, K, de Lange, GJ, Zabel, M (2010) Benthic phosphorus and iron budgets for three NW African slope sediments: a balance approach. Biogeosciences 7, 469-480

14) Zarriess, M, Mackensen, A (2010) The tropical rainbelt and productivity changes off northwest Africa: A 31,000-year high-resolution record. Marine Micropaleontology 76, 76-91

15) Itambi, AC, Von Dobeneck, T, Dekkers, MJ, Frederichs, T (2010) Magnetic mineral inventory of equatorial Atlantic Ocean marine sediments off Senegal—glacial and interglacial contrast. Geophysical Journal International, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2010.04736.x

16) Nizou, J, Hanebuth, TJJ, Heslop, D, Schwenk, T, Palamenghi, L, Stuut, J-B, Henrich, R (2010) The Senegal River mud belt: A high-resolution archive of paleoclimatic change and coastal evolution. Marine Geology 278, 150-164

17) Lopes dos Santos, R, Prange, M, Castañeda, IS, Schefuß, E, Mulitza, S, Schulz, M, Niedermeyer, EM, Sinninghe Damsté, JS, Schouten, S (2010) Glacial-interglacial variability in Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation and thermocline adjustments in the tropical North Atlantic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 300, 407-414

18) Collins, JA, Schefuß, E, Heslop, D, Mulitza, S, Prange, M, Zabel, M, Tjallingii, R, Dokken, TM, Huang, E, Mackensen, A, Schulz, M, Tian, J, Zarriess, M & Wefer, G (2011) Interhemispheric symmetry of the tropical African rainbelt over the past 23,000 years. Nature Geoscience, 3, DOI: 10.1038/NGEO1039, Published online, 12 December 2010

19) Zarriess, M, Johnstone, H, Prange, M, Steph, S, Groeneveld, J, Mulitza, S, Mackensen, A (2010) Bipolar seesaw in the northeastern tropical Atlantic during Heinrich stadials. Geophysical Research Letters 38, L04706, doi:10.1029/2010GL046070

20) Zarriess, M, and Mackensen, A (2011) Testing the impact of seasonal phytodetritus deposition on d13C of epibenthic foraminifer Cibicidoides wuellerstorfi: a 31,000-year high-resolution record from the Northwest African continental slope. Paleoceanography 26, PA2202, doi:10.1029/2010PA001944

21) Meyer, I, Davies, GR, Stuut, J-B (2011) Grain-size control on Sr-Nd-isotope provenance studies and impact on paleoclimate reconstructions: an example from deep-sea
sediments offshore NW-Africa. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 12, doi:10.1029/2010GC003355

22) Nizou, J, Hanebuth, TJJ, Vogt, C (2011) Deciphering signals of late Holocene fluvial and aeolian supply from a shelf sediment depocentre off Senegal (north-west Africa). Journal of Quaternary Science 26, 411-421, doi:10.1002/jqs.1467

23) Kuhnert, H, Mulitza, S (2011) Multidecadal variability and late medieval cooling of near-coastal sea surface temperatures in the eastern tropical North Atlantic. Paleoceanography 26, PA4224, doi:10.1029/2011PA002130

24) Govin, A, Holzwarth, U, Heslop, D, Ford Keeling, L, Zabel, M, Mulitza, S, Collins, J, Chiessi, CM (2011) Distribution of major elements in Atlantic surface sediments (36°N-49°S): imprint of terrigenous input and continental weathering. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 13, doi:10.1029/2011GC003785

25) Lippold, J, Mulitza, S, Mollenhauer, G, Weyer, S, Heslop, D, Christl, M (2012) Boundary scavenging at the East Atlantic margin does not negate use of 231Pa/230Th to trace Atlantic overturning. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 333–334, 317-331, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.04.005

26) Huang, ES, Mulitza, Paul, A, Groeneveld, J, Steinke, S, Schulz, M (2012) Response of eastern tropical Atlantic central waters to Atlantic meridional overturning circulation changes during the Last Glacial Maximum and Heinrich Stadial 1, Paleoceanography 27, PA3229, doi:10.1029/2012PA002294

27) Lippold, J, Luo, Y, Francois, R, Allen, SE, Gherardi, JM, Pichat, S, Hickey, BM, Schulz, H (2012) Strength and geometry of the glacial Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation. Nature Geoscience 5, 813–816 doi:10.1038/ngeo1608

28) M.R. Bloemsma, MR, Zabel, M, Stuut, JBW, Tjallingii, R, Collins, J, Weltje, GJ (2012) Modelling the joint variability of grain size and chemical composition in sediments. Sedimentary Geology 280, 135-148

29) Bouimetarhan, I, Prange, M, Schefuß, E, Dupont, L, Lippold, J, Mulitza, S, Zonneveld, K, (2012) Sahel megadrought during Heinrich Stadial 1: evidence for a three-phase evolution of the low- and mid-level West African wind system. Quaternary Science Reviews 58, 66-76

30) Rampen, SW, Willmott, V, Kim, J-H, Uliana, E,, Mollenhauer, G, Schefuß, E., Sinninghe Damsté, JS, Schouten, S (2012) Long chain 1,13- and 1,15-diols as a potential proxy for palaeotemperature reconstruction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 84, 204-216

31) Collins, JA, Schefuß, E, Mulitza, S, Prange, M, Werner, M, Tharammal, T, Paul, A, Wefer, G (2013) Estimating the hydrogen isotopic composition of past precipitation using leaf-waxes from western Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 65, 88-101, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.01.007

32) Collins, JA, Govin, A, Mulitza, S, Heslop, D, Zabel, M, Hartmann, J, Röhl, U, Wefer, G (2013) Abrupt shifts of the Sahara–Sahel boundary during Heinrich stadials. Climate of the Past 9, 1181-1191, doi:10.5194/cp-9-1181-2013

33) Meyer, I, Davies, GR, Vogt, C, Kuhlmann, H, Stuut, JBW (2013) Changing rainfall patterns in NW Africa since the Younger Dryas. Aeolian Research 10, 111-123, doi:10.1016/j.aeolia.2013.03.003

34) Bouimetarhan, I, Groeneveld, J, Dupont, L, Zonneveld, K (2013) Low- to high-productivity pattern within Heinrich Stadial 1: Inferences from dinoflagellate cyst records off Senegal. Global and Planetary Change106, 64-76

35) Rampen SW, Willmott V, Kim JH, Rodrigo-Gamiz M, Uliana E, Mollenhauer G, Schefuss E, Damste JSS, Schouten S (2014) Evaluation of long chain 1,14-alkyl diols in marine sediments as indicators for upwelling and temperature. Organic Geochemistry 76, 39-47

36) Lynch-Stieglitz, J, Schmidt, MW, Henry, LG, Curry, WB, Skinner, LC, Mulitza, S, Zhang, R, Chang, P (2014) Muted change in Atlantic overturning circulation over some glacial-aged Heinrich events. Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/ngeo2045

37) Razik, S, Dekkers, MJ, von Dobeneck, T (2014) How environmental magnetism can enhance the interpretational value of grain-size analysis: A time-slice study on sediment export to the NW African margin in Heinrich Stadial 1 and Mid Holocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 406, 33-48

38) Govin, A, Varma, V, Prange, M (2014) Astronomically forced variations in western African rainfall (21°N–20°S) during the Last Interglacial period. Geophysical Research Letters 41, 2117–2125, doi:10.1002/2013GL058999

39) Niedermeyer, EM, Forrest, M, Beckmann, B, Sessions, AL, Mulch, A, Schefuß, E (2016) The stable hydrogen isotopic composition of sedimentary plant waxes as quantitative proxy for rainfall in the West African Sahel. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 184, 55-70

40) Abrantes, F, Cermeno, P, Lopes, C, Romero, OE, Matos, Lelia, van Iperen, J, Rufino, MM, Magalhães, VH (2016) Diatoms Si uptake capacity drives carbon export in coastal upwelling systems. Biogeosciences 13(14), 4099-4109, doi:10.5194/bg-13-4099-2016

41) van der Does, M, Pourmand, A, Sharifi, A, Stuut, JBW (2018) North African mineral dust across the tropical Atlantic Ocean: Insights from dust particle size, radiogenic Sr-Nd-Hf isotopes and rare earth elements (REE). Aeolian Research 33, 106-116.

42) Völpel, R, Mulitza, S, Paul, A, Lynch-Stieglitz, J, Schulz, M (2019) Water-mass vs. sea-level effects on benthic foraminiferal oxygen isotope ratios in the Atlantic Ocean during the LGM. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 34, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018PA003359.

43) Schreuder, LT , Hopmans, EC, Castañeda, IS, Schefuß, E, Mulitza, S, Sinninghe Damsté, JS, Schouten, S (2019) Late Quaternary biomass burning in Northwest Africa and interactions with climate, vegetation and humans. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology 34, https://doi.org/10.1029/2018PA003467.






Mulitza, S., I. Bouimetarhan, M. Brüning, A. Freesemann, N. Gussone, H. Filipsson, G. Heil, S. Hessler, A. Jaeschke, H. Johnstone, M. Klann, F. Klein, K. Küster, C. März, H. McGregor, M. Minning, H. Müller, W.-T. Ochsenhirt, A. Paul, F. Schewe, M. Schulz, J. Steinlöchner, J.-B. Stuut, R. Tjallingii, T. v. Dobeneck, S. Wiesmaier, M. Zabel, K. Zonneveld (2006) REPORT AND PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF METEOR-CRUISE M65/1, DAKAR - DAKAR, 11.06.- 1.07.2005. Berichte, Fachbereich Geowissenschaften, Universität Bremen, No. 252, 149 pages, Bremen 2006

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PhD Thesis

PhD thesis using material/data retrieved on M65/1

1) Achakie Cletus Itambi (2008) Rock magnetic and geochemical signals of late Quaternary climate variability over Western Africa. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

2) Eva M. Niedermeyer (2009) Northwest African Sahel climate variations during Holocene/Late Pleistocene: Insights from plant wax stable hydrogen (δD) and carbon (δ13C) isotopic composition and sea-surface temperature. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

3) Kathrin Küster-Heins (2009) Geochemical conditions in continental margin surface sediments: implications for distribution and cycling of phosphorus. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

4) Ilham Bouimetarhan (2009) Oceanic and climatic variability in the eastern tropical North Atlantic and over western Sahel during the last deglaciation and the Holocene. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

5) Jean Nizou (2009) The Senegal mud-belt depocenter (NW-Africa) - an archive for climatic changes, coastal dynamics and shelf organization over the Holocene. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

6) Andrea Jaeschke (2009) Present and past contribution of anaerobic ammonium oxidation to nitrogen cycling as revealed by ladderane lipids. Dissertation, Utrecht University, Geologica Ultraiectina, Volume: 301

7) Michelle Zarrieß (2010) Primary productivity and ocean circulation changes on orbital and millennial timescales off Northwest Africa during the last glacial/interglacial cycle: Evidence from benthic foraminiferal assemblages, stable carbon and oxygen isotopes and Mg/Ca paleothermometry.Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

8) Enqing Huang (2013) Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation during the Last Glacial and Deglacial: Inferences from the Atlantic Tropical Thermocline Temperature and Seawater Radiocarbon Activity. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

9) Sebastian Razik (2014) How magnetics and granulometry of continental margin sediments reflect terrestrial and marine environments of South America and West Africa. Dissertation, University of Bremen, Germany

10) Sebastian Kasper (2015) Reconstruction of past changes in ocean salinity – a compound specific stable hydrogen isotope approach. Dissertation, Utrecht University.