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Deep drilling reveals massive shifts in evolutionary dynamics after formation of ancient ecosystem (2020)
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Wilke, T., Hauffe, T., Jovanovska, E., Cvetkoska, A., Donders, T., Ekschmitt, K., …Wagner, B. (2020). Deep drilling reveals massive shifts in evolutionary dynamics after formation of ancient ecosystem. Science Advances, 6(40), eabb2943. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abb2943

The scarcity of high-resolution empirical data directly tracking diversity over time limits our understanding of speciation and extinction dynamics and the drivers of rate changes. Here, we analyze a continuous species-level fossil record of endemic... Read More about Deep drilling reveals massive shifts in evolutionary dynamics after formation of ancient ecosystem.

Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years (2019)
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Wagner, B., Vogel, H., Francke, A., Friedrich, T., Donders, T., Lacey, J. H., …Zhang, X. (in press). Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years. Nature, 573, 256-260. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1529-0

Mediterranean climates are characterized by strong seasonal contrasts between dry summers and wet winters. Changes in winter rainfall are critical for regional socioeconomic development, but are difficult to simulate accurately and reconstruct on Qua... Read More about Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years.

Lake Kinneret (Israel): New insights into Holocene regional palaeoclimate variability based on high-resolution multi-proxy analysis (2018)
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Vossel, H., Roeser, P., Litt, T., & Reed, J. M. (2018). Lake Kinneret (Israel): New insights into Holocene regional palaeoclimate variability based on high-resolution multi-proxy analysis. Holocene, 28(9), 1395-1410. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683618777071

The southern Levant is a Mediterranean climate zone of complex variability in which uncertainty remains in regional palaeoclimate reconstruction. In spite of the proven value of diatoms in circum-Mediterranean palaeoenvironmental research, their pote... Read More about Lake Kinneret (Israel): New insights into Holocene regional palaeoclimate variability based on high-resolution multi-proxy analysis.

Coastal evolution in a Mediterranean microtidal zone: mid to late Holocene natural dynamics and human management of the Castelló lagoon, NE Spain (2016)
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Ejarque, A., Julià, R., Reed, J. M., Mesquita-Joanes, F., Marco-Barba, J., & Riera, S. (2016). Coastal evolution in a Mediterranean microtidal zone: mid to late Holocene natural dynamics and human management of the Castelló lagoon, NE Spain. PloS one, 11(5), e0155446. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155446

© 2016 Ejarque et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cr... Read More about Coastal evolution in a Mediterranean microtidal zone: mid to late Holocene natural dynamics and human management of the Castelló lagoon, NE Spain.

Complexity of diatom response to Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in ancient, deep and oligotrophic Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania) (2016)
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Zhang, X. S., Reed, J., Lacey, J., Francke, A., Leng, M., Levkov, Z., & Wagner, B. (2016). Complexity of diatom response to Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in ancient, deep and oligotrophic Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania). Biogeosciences, 13(4), 1351-1365 . https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-1351-2016

© Author(s) 2016. Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania) is a rare example of a deep, ancient Mediterranean lake and is a key site for palaeoclimate research in the northeastern Mediterranean region. This study conducts the analysis of diatoms as a proxy... Read More about Complexity of diatom response to Lateglacial and Holocene climate and environmental change in ancient, deep and oligotrophic Lake Ohrid (Macedonia and Albania).

Cyclotella paleo-ocellata, a new centric diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Kinneret (Israel) (2015)
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Houk, V., Reed, J. M., Cvetkoska, A., Houk, V., Van De Vijver, B., & Vossel, H. (2015). Cyclotella paleo-ocellata, a new centric diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Kinneret (Israel). Fottea : journal of the Czech Phycological Society, 15(1), 63-75. doi:10.5507/fot.2015.006

© Czech Phycological Society (2015). Large, subfossil populations of an unknown centric, planktonic diatom were observed in a lake sediment core from Lake Kinneret (Israel), which is here described as Cyclotella paleo–ocellata sp. nov. The new taxon,... Read More about Cyclotella paleo-ocellata, a new centric diatom (Bacillariophyta) from Lake Kinneret (Israel).

The last glacial-interglacial cycle in Lake Ohrid (Macedonia/Albania): testing diatom response to climate (2010)
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Reed, J. M., Cvetkoska, A., Levkov, Z., Vogel, H., & Wagner, B. The last glacial-interglacial cycle in Lake Ohrid (Macedonia/Albania): testing diatom response to climate. Biogeosciences Discussions, 7(10), 4689-4714. doi:10.5194/bgd-7-4689-2010

Lake Ohrid is a site of global importance for palaeoclimate research. This study presents results of diatom analysis of a ca. 136 ka sequence, Co1202, from the northeast of the lake basin. It offers the opportunity to test diatom response across two... Read More about The last glacial-interglacial cycle in Lake Ohrid (Macedonia/Albania): testing diatom response to climate.

Stable isotope records of Late Quaternary climate and hydrology from Mediterranean lakes : the ISOMED synthesis (2008)
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Roberts, N., Jones, M. D., Benkaddour, A., Eastwood, W. J., Filippi, M. L., Frogley, M. R., …Zanchetta, G. (2008). Stable isotope records of Late Quaternary climate and hydrology from Mediterranean lakes : the ISOMED synthesis. Quaternary science reviews, 27(25-26), 2426-2441. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.09.005

Lake isotope records can be used to assess the spatial coherency of Late Quaternary climate change across the circum-Mediterranean region. We place modern and palaeo-data within a simple conceptual lake response model to show that the isotope hydrolo... Read More about Stable isotope records of Late Quaternary climate and hydrology from Mediterranean lakes : the ISOMED synthesis.

Diatom response to the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition in the Ioannina basin, northwest Greece: implications for Mediterranean palaeoclimate reconstruction (2008)
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Reed, J. M., Wilson, G. P., Lawson, I. T., Frogley, M. R., Preece, R. C., & Tzedakis, P. C. (2008). Diatom response to the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition in the Ioannina basin, northwest Greece: implications for Mediterranean palaeoclimate reconstruction. Quaternary science reviews, 27(3-4), (428-440). doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2007.10.013. ISSN 0277-3791

Uncertainty as to the pattern of Lateglacial and early Holocene climate change in the western Balkans and Greece has persisted despite extensive investigation of the Ioannina I-284 lake-sediment sequence, northwest Greece. Here we present a new diato... Read More about Diatom response to the Last Glacial-Interglacial Transition in the Ioannina basin, northwest Greece: implications for Mediterranean palaeoclimate reconstruction.

Southwest Scottish Crannogs: using in situ studies to assess preservation in wetland archaeological contexts (2008)
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Lillie, M., Smith, R., Reed, J., & Inglis, R. (2008). Southwest Scottish Crannogs: using in situ studies to assess preservation in wetland archaeological contexts. Journal of archaeological science, 35(7), (1886-1900). doi:10.1016/j.jas.2007.11.029. ISSN 0305-4403

This paper presents the results of in situ monitoring of waterlogged burial contexts in southwest Scotland. The sites investigated are Iron Age crannogs (lake dwellings) which have a proven waterlogged archaeological component, and which are being as... Read More about Southwest Scottish Crannogs: using in situ studies to assess preservation in wetland archaeological contexts.