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Publications and Reviews - Thomas Felis


Felis, T and Mudelsee, M (2019) Pacing of Red Sea deep water renewal during the last centuries. Geophysical Research Letters, 46. 4413-4420. doi:10.1029/2019GL082756 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Liu, Y, Li, X, Zeng, Z, Yu, HM, Huang, F, Felis, T and Shen, CC (2019) Annually-resolved coral skeletal δ138/134Ba records: A new proxy for oceanic Ba cycling. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 247. 27-39. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2018.12.022

Obert, JC, Scholz, D, Felis, T, Lippold, J, Jochum, KP and Andreae, MO (2019) Improved constraints on open-system processes in fossil reef corals by combined Th/U, Pa/U and Ra/Th dating: A case study from Aqaba, Jordan. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 245. 459-478. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2018.11.024 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Brocas, WM, Felis, T, Gierz, P, Lohmann, G, Werner, M, Obert, JC, Scholz, D, Kölling, M and Scheffers, SR (2018) Last interglacial hydroclimate seasonality reconstructed from tropical Atlantic corals. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 33. 198-213. doi:10.1002/2017PA003216 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T, Ionita, M, Rimbu, N, Lohmann, G and Kölling, M (2018) Mild and arid climate in the eastern Sahara-Arabian Desert during the late Little Ice Age. Geophysical Research Letters, 45. 7112-7119. doi:10.1029/2018GL078617 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Fischer, H, Meissner, KJ, Mix, AC, Abram, NJ, Austermann, J, Brovkin, V, Capron, E, Colombaroli, D, Daniau, AL, Dyez, KA, Felis, T, Finkelstein, SA, Jaccard, SL, McClymont, EL, Rovere, A, Sutter, J, Wolff, EW, Affolter, S, Bakker, P, Ballesteros-Cánovas, JA, Barbante, C, Caley, T, Carlson, AE, Churakova, O, Cortese, G, Cumming, BF, Davis, BAS, de Vernal, A, Emile-Geay, J, Fritz, SC, Gierz, P, Gottschalk, J, Holloway, MD, Joos, F, Kucera, M, Loutre, MF, Lunt, DJ, Marcisz, K, Marlon, JR, Martinez, P, Masson-Delmotte, V, Nehrbass-Ahles, C, Otto-Bliesner, BL, Raible, CC, Risebrobakken, B, Sánchez Goñi, MF, Arrigo, JS, Sarnthein, M, Sjolte, J, Stocker, TF, Velasquez Alvárez, PA, Tinner, W, Valdes, PJ, Vogel, H, Wanner, H, Yan, Q, Yu, Z, Ziegler, M and Zhou, L (2018) Palaeoclimate constraints on the impact of 2 °C anthropogenic warming and beyond. Nature Geoscience, 11(7). 474-485. doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0146-0

Obert, JC, Scholz, D, Lippold, J, Felis, T, Jochum, KP and Andreae, MO (2018) Chemical separation and MC-ICPMS analysis of U, Th, Pa and Ra isotope ratios of carbonates. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 33. 1372-1383. doi:10.1039/c7ja00431a

PAGES Hydro2k Consortium (2017) Comparing proxy and model estimates of hydroclimate variability and change over the Common Era. Climate of the Past, 13(12). 1851-1900. doi:10.5194/cp-13-1851-2017

Lorscheid, T, Felis, T, Stocchi, P, Obert, JC, Scholz, D and Rovere, A (2017) Tides in the Last Interglacial: insights from notch geometry and palaeo tidal models in Bonaire, Netherland Antilles. Scientific Reports, 7(1). doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16285-6 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Wu, HC, Felis, T, Scholz, D, Giry, C, Kölling, M, Jochum, KP and Scheffers, SR (2017) Changes to Yucatán Peninsula precipitation associated with salinity and temperature extremes of the Caribbean Sea during the Maya civilization collapse. Scientific Reports, 7. 15825. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-15942-0 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Brocas, WM, Felis, T, Obert, JC, Gierz, P, Lohmann, G, Scholz, D, Kölling, M and Scheffers, SR (2016) Last interglacial temperature seasonality reconstructed from tropical Atlantic corals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 449. 418-429. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.005 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Obert, JC, Scholz, D, Felis, T, Brocas, WM, Jochum, KP and Andreae, MO (2016) 230Th/U dating of Last Interglacial brain corals from Bonaire (southern Caribbean) using bulk and theca wall material. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 178. 20-40. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2016.01.011 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T, Giry, C, Scholz, D, Lohmann, G, Pfeiffer, M, Pätzold, J, Kölling, M and Scheffers, SR (2015) Tropical Atlantic temperature seasonality at the end of the last interglacial. Nature Communications, 6. 6159. doi:10.1038/ncomms7159 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T, McGregor, HV, Linsley, BK, Tudhope, AW, Gagan, MK, Suzuki, A, Inoue, M, Thomas, AL, Esat, TM, Thompson, WG, Tiwari, M, Potts, DC, Mudelsee, M, Yokoyama, Y and Webster, JM (2014) Intensification of the meridional temperature gradient in the Great Barrier Reef following the Last Glacial Maximum. Nature Communications, 5. 4102. doi:10.1038/ncomms5102 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Ionita, M, Felis, T, Lohmann, G, Rimbu, N and Pätzold, J (2014) Distinct modes of East Asian Winter Monsoon documented by a southern Red Sea coral record. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(3). 1517-1533. doi:10.1002/2013JC009203

Scheffers, AM, Engel, M, May, SM, Scheffers, S, Joannes-Boyau, R, Hanssler, E, Kennedy, K, Kelletat, D, Brückner, H, Vött, A, Schellmann, G, Schabitz, F, Radtke, U, Sommer, B, Willershauser, T and Felis, T (2014) Potential and limits of combining studies of coarse- and fine-grained sediments for the coastal event history of a Caribbean carbonate environment. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 388(1). 503-531. doi:10.1144/SP388.4 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Al-Rousan, S and Felis, T (2013) Long-term variability in the stable carbon isotopic composition of Porites corals at the northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 381(382). 1-14. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.03.025 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Giry, C, Felis, T, Kölling, M, Wei, W, Lohmann, G and Scheffers, S (2013) Controls of Caribbean surface hydrology during the mid- to late Holocene: insights from monthly resolved coral records. Climate of the Past, 9. 841-858. doi:10.5194/cp-9-841-2013 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Hathorne, EC, Felis, T, Suzuki, A, Kawahata, H and Cabioch, G (2013) Lithium in the aragonite skeletons of massive Porites corals: A new tool to reconstruct tropical sea surface temperatures. Paleoceanography, 28. 143-152. doi:10.1029/2012PA002311 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Hathorne, EC, Gagnon, A, Felis, T, Adkins, J, Asami, R, Boer, W, Caillon, N, Case, D, Cobb, KM, Douville, E, deMenocal, P, Eisenhauer, A, Garbe-Schönberg, D, Geibert, W, Goldstein, S, Hughen, K, Inoue, M, Kawahata, H, Kölling, M, Cornec, FL, Linsley, BK, McGregor, HV, Montagna, P, Nurhati, IS, Quinn, TM, Raddatz, J, Rebaubier, H, Robinson, L, Sadekov, A, Sherrell, R, Sinclair, D, Tudhope, AW, Wei, G, Wong, H, Wu, HC and You, CF (2013) Interlaboratory study for coral Sr/Ca and other element/Ca ratio measurements. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14(9). 3730-3750. doi:10.1002/ggge.20230

Pretet, C, Samankassou, E, Felis, T, Reynaud, S, Böhm, F, Eisenhauer, A, Ferrier-Pagès, C, Gattuso, JP and Camoin, G (2013) Constraining calcium isotope fractionation (d44/40Ca) in modern and fossil scleractinian coral skeleton. Chemical Geology, 340. 49-58. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.12.006 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T, Merkel, U, Asami, R, Deschamps, P, Hathorne, EC, Kölling, M, Bard, E, Cabioch, G, Durand, N, Prange, M, Schulz, M, Cahyarini, SY and Pfeiffer, M (2012) Pronounced interannual variability in tropical South Pacific temperatures during Heinrich Stadial 1. Nature Communications, 3. 965. doi:10.1038/ncomms1973 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Giry, C, Felis, T, Kölling, M, Scholz, D, Wei, W, Lohmann, G and Scheffers, S (2012) Mid- to late Holocene changes in tropical Atlantic temperature seasonality and interannual to multidecadal variability documented in southern Caribbean corals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 331(332). 187-200. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.019 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Luterbacher, J, García-Herrera, R, Akcer-On, S, Allan, R, Alvarez-Castro, MC, Benito, G, Booth, J, Büntgen, U, Cagatay, N, Colombaroli, D, Davis, BAS, Esper, J, Felis, T, Fleitmann, D, Frank, D, Gallego, D, Garcia-Bustamante, E, Glaser, R, Gonzalez-Rouco, FJ, Goosse, H, Kiefer, T, Macklin, MG, Manning, SW, Montagna, P, Newman, L, Power, MJ, Rath, V, Ribera, P, Riemann, D, Roberts, N, Sicre, MA, Silenzi, S, Tinner, W, Tzedakis, PC, Valero-Garcés, BL, van der Schrier, G, Vanniere, B, Vogt, S, Wanner, H, Werner, JP, Willett, G, Williams, MH, Xoplaki, E, Zerefos, CS and Zorita, E (2012) A Review of 2000 Years of Paleoclimatic Evidence in the Mediterranean. In: Lionello, P (ed.) The Climate of the Mediterranean Region. Elsevier, 87-185. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-416042-2.00002-1

Saenger, C, Affek, HP, Felis, T, Thiagarajan, N, Lough, JM and Holcomb, M (2012) Carbonate clumped isotope variability in shallow water corals: Temperature dependence and growth-related vital effects. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 99. 224-242. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.09.035 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Hathorne, EC, Felis, T, James, RH and Thomas, AL (2011) Laser ablation ICP-MS screening of corals for diagenetically affected areas applied to Tahiti corals from the last deglaciation. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75. 1490-1506. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2010.12.011 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T and Rimbu, N (2010) Mediterranean climate variability documented in oxygen isotope records from northern Red Sea corals - A review. Global and Planetary Change, 71(3-4). 232-241. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2009.10.006

Felis, T, Suzuki, A, Kuhnert, H, Rimbu, N and Kawahata, H (2010) Pacific Decadal Oscillation documented in a coral record of North Pacific winter temperature since 1873. Geophysical Research Letters, 37. L14605. doi:10.1029/2010GL043572 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Giry, C, Felis, T, Kölling, M and Scheffers, S (2010) Geochemistry and skeletal structure of Diploria strigosa, implications for coral-based climate reconstruction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 298. 378-387. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.10.022 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Giry, C, Felis, T, Scheffers, S and Fensterer, C (2010) Assessing the potential of Southern Caribbean corals for reconstructions of Holocene temperature variability. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 9(1). IOPscience. doi:10.1088/1755-1315/9/1/012021 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Giry, C, Felis, T, Scheffers, S and Fensterer, C (2010) Monthly Holocene temperature variability from Caribbean corals. PAGES news, 18(1). 49.

Asami, R, Felis, T, Deschamps, P, Hanawa, K, Iryu, Y, Bard, E, Durand, N and Murayama, M (2009) Evidence for tropical South Pacific climate change during the Younger Dryas and the Bølling-Allerød from geochemical records of fossil Tahiti corals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 288(1-2). 96-107. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2009.09.011 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T, Suzuki, A, Kuhnert, H, Dima, M, Lohmann, G and Kawahata, H (2009) Subtropical coral reveals abrupt early-twentieth-century freshening in the western North Pacific Ocean. Geology, 37(6). 527-530. doi:10.1130/G25581A.1 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Al-Rousan, S, Felis, T, Manasrah, R and Al-Horani, F (2007) Seasonal variations in the stable oxygen isotopic composition in Porites corals from the northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. Geochemical Journal, 41(5). 333-340. doi:10.2343/geochemj.41.333

Brachert, TC, Reuter, M, Felis, T, Kroeger, KF, Lohmann, G, Micheels, A and Fassoulas, C (2006) Porites corals from Crete (Greece) open a window into Late Miocene (10 Ma) seasonal and interannual climate variability. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 245. 81-94. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2006.03.005

Luterbacher, J, Xoplaki, E, Casty, C, Wanner, H, Pauling, A, Küttel, M, Rutishauser, T, Brönnimann, S, Fischer, E, Fleitmann, D, Gonzalez-Rouco, FJ, García-Herrera, R, Barriendos, M, Rodrigo, F, Gonzalez-Hidalgo, JC, Saz, MA, Gimeno, L, Ribera, P, Brunet, M, Paeth, H, Rimbu, N, Felis, T, Jacobeit, J, Dünkeloh, A, Zorita, E, Guiot, J, Türkes, M, Alcoforado, MJ, Trigo, R, Wheeler, D, Tett, S, Mann, ME, Touchan, R, Shindell, DT, Silenzi, S, Montagna, P, Camuffo, D, Mariotti, A, Nanni, T, Brunetti, M, Maugeri, M, Zerefos, CS, De Zolt, S, Lionello, P, Nunes, MF, Rath, V, Beltrami, H, Garnier, E and Ladurie, ELR (2006) Mediterranean climate variability over the last centuries: a review. In: Lionello, P, Malanotte-Rizzoli, P and Boscolo, R (eds.) Developments in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Elsevier, 27-148. doi:10.1016/S1571-9197(06)80004-2

Rimbu, N, Felis, T, Lohmann, G and Pätzold, J (2006) Winter and summer climate patterns in the European-Middle East during recent centuries as documented in a northern Red Sea coral record. The Holocene, 16(3). 321-330. doi:10.1191/0959683606hl930rp

Dima, M, Felis, T, Lohmann, G and Rimbu, N (2005) Distinct modes of bidecadal and multidecadal variability in a climate reconstruction of the last centuries from a South Pacific coral. Climate Dynamics, 25. 329-336. doi:10.1007/s00382-005-0043-2

Yu, KF, Zhao, JX, Wei, GJ, Cheng, XR, Chen, TG, Felis, T, Wang, P and Liu, TS (2005) d18O, Sr/Ca, and Mg/Ca records of Porites lutea corals from Leizhou Peninsula, northern South China Sea and their applicability as paleoclimatic indicators. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 218(1-2). 57-73. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2004.12.003

Felis, T, Lohmann, G, Kuhnert, H, Lorenz, SJ, Scholz, D, Pätzold, J, Al-Rousan, S and Al-Moghrabi, SM (2004) Increased seasonality in Middle East temperatures during the last interglacial period. Nature, 429(6988). 164-168. doi:10.1038/nature02546 PANGAEA Supplementary Data

Felis, T and Pätzold, J (2004) Climate reconstructions from annually banded corals. In: Shiyomi, M, Kawahata, H, Koizumi, H, Tsuda, A and Awaya, Y (eds.) Global Environmental Change in the Ocean and on Land. TERRAPUB, Tokyo, 205-227.

Felis, T and Pätzold, J (2004) Corals as climate archive. In: Fischer, H, Kumke, T, Lohmann, G, Flöser, G, Miller, H, von Storch, H and Negendank, JFW (eds.) The Climate in Historical Times. Towards a Synthesis of Holocene Proxy Data and Climate Models. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 91-108. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-10313-5_6

Maier, C, Felis, T, Pätzold, J and Bak, RPM (2004) Effect of skeletal growth and lack of species effects in the skeletal d18O isotope climate signal within the corals of the genus Porites spp. Marine Geology, 207(1-4). 193-208. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2004.03.008

Scholz, D, Mangini, A and Felis, T (2004) U-Series dating of diagenetically altered fossil reef corals. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 218(1-2). 163-178. doi:10.1016/S0012-821X(03)00647-2

Felis, T and Pätzold, J (2003) Climate records from corals. In: Wefer, G, Lamy, F and Mantoura, F (eds.) Marine Science Frontiers for Europe. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, 11-27. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-55862-7_2

Felis, T, Pätzold, J and Loya, Y (2003) Mean oxygen-isotope signatures in Porites spp. corals: inter-colony variability and correction for extension-rate effects. Coral Reefs, 22(4). 328-336. doi:10.1007/s00338-003-0324-3

Rimbu, N, Lohmann, G, Felis, T and Pätzold, J (2003) Shift in ENSO teleconnections recorded by a northern Red Sea coral. Journal of Climate, 16. 1414-1422. doi:10.1175/1520-0442(2003)16<1414:SIETRB>2.0.CO;2

Rimbu, N, Lohmann, G, Felis, T and Pätzold, J (2001) Arctic Oscillation signature in a Red Sea coral. Geophysical Research Letters, 28. 2959-2962. doi:10.1029/2001GL013083

Felis, T, Pätzold, J, Loya, Y, Fine, M, Nawar, AH and Wefer, G (2000) A coral oxygen isotope record from the northern Red Sea documenting NAO, ENSO, and North Pacific teleconnections on Middle East climate variability since the year 1750. Paleoceanography, 15. 679-694. doi:10.1029/1999PA000477 Data at Pangaea

Felis, T, Pätzold, J, Loya, Y and Wefer, G (1998) Vertical water mass mixing and plankton blooms recorded in skeletal stable carbon isotopes of a Red Sea coral. Journal of Geophysical Research, 103. 30731-30739. doi:10.1029/98JC02711

Felis, T, Pätzold, J, Wefer, G, Fine, M, Loya, Y, Nawar, AH (1998) First results of a coral-based history of recent climate in the northern Red Sea. Zentralblatt für Geologie und Paläontologie Teil I, 1997. 197-207.

Schulz, HD, Felis, T, Hagedorn, C, v Lührte, R, Reiners, C, Sander, H, Schneider, R, Schubert, J, Schulz, H (1995) Holozäne Küstenlinie am Unterlauf des Río Guadalquivir zwischen Sevilla und der Mündung in den Atlantik. Madrider Mitteilungen (Deutsches Archäologisches Institut Abteilung Madrid), 36. 219-232.