Publications 2013

Gelorini, V. and Verschuren, D., 2013. Historical climate-human-ecosystem interaction in East Africa: a review. African Journal of Ecology 51(3), p.409-421. Read more

Barker, P. A., Hurrell, E. R., Leng, M. J., Plessen, B., Wolff, C., Conley, D. J., Keppens, E., Milne, I., Cumming, B., F. and Laird, K. R. et al., 2013. Carbon cycling within an East African lake revealed by the carbon isotope composition of diatom silica: a 25-ka record from Lake Challa, Mt. Kilimanjaro. Quaternary Science Reviews 66, p.55-63. Read more

Hubau, W., Van den Bulcke, J., Kitin, P., Mees, F., Baert, G., Verschuren, D., Nsenga, L., Van Acker, J. and Beeckman, H., 2013. Ancient charcoal as a natural archive for paleofire regime and vegetation change in the Mayumbe, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Quaternary Research 80(2), p.326-340. Read more

Francus, P., von Suchodoletz, H., Dietze, M., Donner, R., Bouchard, F., Roy, A.J., Fagot, M., Verschuren, D.*, Kröpelin, S.*, 2013. Varved sediments of Lake Yoa (Ounianga Kebir, Chad) reveal progressive drying of the Sahara during the last 6100 years. Sedimentology, (*: equal contribution). Read more

Ahmed, M., Anchukaitis, K. J., Asrat, A., Borgaonkar, H. P., Braida, M., Buckley, B. M., Büntgen, U., Chase, B. M., Christie D. A. and Cook, E. R. et al., 2013. Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia. Nature Geoscience 6(5), p.339-346. Read more

Keune, H., Kretsch, C., De Blust, G., Gilbert, M., Flandroy, L., Van den Berge, K.,Versteirt, V., Hartig, T., De Keersmaecker, L. and Eggermont, H. et al., 2013. Science-policy challenges for biodiversity, public health and urbanization: examples from Belgium. Environmental Research Letters 8(2). Read more

De Cort G, Bessems I, Keppens E, Mees F, Cumming B, Verschuren D, 2013. Late-Holocene and recent hydroclimatic variability in the central Kenya Rift Valley: the sediment record of hypersaline lakes Bogoria, Nakuru and Elementeita. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 388, 69-80. SCI IF 2.745 Read more

Nicholson SE, Nash DJ, Chase BM, Grab SW, Shanahan TM, Verschuren D, Asrat A, Lézine A-M, Umer, M, 2013. Temperature variability over Africa during the last 2000 years. The Holocene 23, 1085-1093. Read more

PAGES-2k Network (78 authors, listed in alphabetical order), 2013. Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia. Nature Geoscience 6, 339-346. Read more

Buckles, L.K., L. Villanueva, J. W. H. Weijers, D. Verschuren, J.S. Sinninghe Damsté, 2013. Linking isoprenoidal GDGT membrane lipid distributions with gene abundances of ammonia-oxidizing Thaumarchaeota and uncultured crenarchaeotal groups in the water column of a tropical lake (Lake Challa, East Africa). Environmental Microbiology 9, 2445-2462. Read more