Publications contributing to NECLIME



Alçiçek, H., Wesselingh, F.P., Alçiçek, M.C., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Feijen, F.J., can den Hoek Ostende, L.W., Mayda, S., Tesakov, A.S., 2017. A multiproxy study of the early Pleistocene palaeoenvironmental and palaeoclimatic conditions of an anastomosed fluvial sequence from the Çameli Basin (SW Anatolia, Turkey). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 232–252.

Bondarenko, O.V., Blokhina, N.I., Bruch, A.A., Henrot, A.-J., Utescher, T., 2017. Quantification of Calabrian vegetation in Southern Primory'e (Far East of Russia) using multiple proxies. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 253–264.

Fer, I., Tietjen, B., Jeltsch, F., Trauth, M.H., 2017. Modelling vegetation change during Late Cenozoic uplift of the East African plateaus. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 120–130.

François, L., Bruch, A.A., Utescher, T., Spicer, R.A., Spicer, T., 2017. Reconstructing Cenozoic vegetation from proxy data and models – A NECLIME synthesis (Editorial). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 1–4.

Hernot, A.-J., Utescher, T., Erdei, B., Dury, M., Hamon, N., Ramstein, G., Krapp, M., Herold, N., Goldner, A., Favre, E., Munhoven, G., François, L., 2017. Middle Miocene climate and vegetation models and their validation with proxy data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 95–119.

Ivanov, D., Worobiec, E., 2017. Middle Miocene (Badenian) vegetation and climate dynamics in Bulgaria and Poland based on pollen data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 83–94.

Kayseri-Özer, M.S., 2017. Cenozoic vegetation and climate change in Anatolia — A study based on the IPR-vegetation analysis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 37–68.

Kayseri-Özer, M.S., Karadenizli, L., Akgün, F., Oyal, N., Saraç, G., Şen, S., Tunoğlu, C., Tuncer, A., 2017. Palaeoclimatic and palaeoenvironmental interpretations of the Late Oligocene, Late Miocene–Early Pliocene in the Çankırı-Çorum Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 16–36.

Mantzouka, D., Karakitsios, V., Sakala, J., 2017. Cedroxylon lesbium (UNGER) KRAUS from the Petrified Forest of Lesbos, lower Miocene of Greece and its possible relationship to Cedrus. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen 284, 7587.

Martinetto, E., Momohara, A., Bizzarri, R., Baldanza, A., Delfino, M., Esu, D., Sardella, R., 2017. Late persistence and deterministic extinction of “humid thermophilous plant taxa of East Asian affinity” (HUTEA) in southern Europe. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 211–231.

Roth-Nebelsick, A., Konrad, W., 2017. Habitat responses of fossil plant species to palaeoclimate – Possible interference with CO2? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 277–286.

Rudaya, N., Vasiliev, S., Viola, B., Talamo, S., Markin, S., 2017. Palaeoenvironments during the period of the Neanderthals settlement in Chagyrskaya cave (Altai Mountains, Russia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 265–276.

Popova, S., Utescher, T., Gromyko, D.V., Bruch, A.A., Henrot, A.-J., Mosbrugger, V., 2017. Cenozoic vegetation gradients in the mid- and higher latitudes of Central Eurasia and climatic implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 69–82.

Sun, B.-A., Wang, Q.-J., Konrad, W., Ma, F.-J., Dong, J.-L., Wang, Z.-X., 2017. Reconstruction of atmospheric CO2 during the Oligocene based on leaf fossils from the Ningming Formation in Guangxi, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 5–15.

Teodoridis, V., Bruch, A.A., Vassio, E., Martinetto, E., Kvaček, Z., Stuchlik, L., 2017. Plio-Pleistocene floras of the Vildštejn Formation in the Cheb Basin, Czech Republic — A floristic and palaeoenvironmental review. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 166–190.

Utescher, T., Erdei, B., Hably, L., Mosbrugger, V., 2017. Late Miocene vegetation of the Pannonian Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 131–148.

Wu, J.-J., Liu, Y.-S. (C.), Ding, S.-T., Li, J., An, P.-C., 2017. Late Pliocene Smilax (Smilacaceae) leaves from Southwest China: Phytogeographical and paleoecological implications. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 241, 26–38.

Yamakawa, C., Momohara, A., Saito, T., Nunotani, T., 2017. Composition and paleoenvironment of wetland forests dominated by Glyptostrobus and Metasequoia in the latest Pliocene (2.6 Ma) in central Japan. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 191–210.

Yavuz, N., Culha, G., Demirer, Ş.S., Utescher, T., Aydin, A., 2017. Pollen, ostracod and stable isotope records of palaeoenvironment and climate: Upper Miocene and Pliocene of the Çankırı Basin (Central Anatolia, Turkey). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467, 149–165.


van Dam, J.A., Utescher, T., 2016. Plant- and micromammal-based paleoprecipitation proxies: Comparing resuts of the Coexistence and Climate-Diversity Approach. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 442, 18–33.

Dolezych, M., 2016. A remarkable extinct wood from Lusatia (central Europe) – Juniperoxylon schneiderianum sp. nov. with affinity to Cupressospermum saxonicum  MAI. Palaeontographica, Abt. B: Palaeobotany – Palaeophytology, 295, 5–31.

Huang, Y.J., Su, T, Zhou, Z.-K., 2016. Late Pliocene diversity and distribution of Drynaria (Polypodiaceae) in western Yunnan explained by forest vegetation and humid climates. Plant Diversity, 38, 194–200.

Huang, Y.-J., Jia, L.-B., Wang, Q., Mosbrugger, V., Utescher, T., Su,T., Zhou, Z.-K., 2016. Cenozoic plant diversity of Yunnan: A review. Plant Diversity, 38, 271–282.

Kern, A.K., Kovar-Eder, J., Stachura-Suchoples, K., Wang, W.-M., Wang, P., 2016. Radiometric dating re-evaluating the paleoenvionment and paleoclimate around the Plio-Pleistocene boundary in NE China (Changbai Mountains). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 224, 134–145.

Quan, C., Fu, Q.-Y., Shi, G.-L., Liu, Y.-S., Long, Li, L., Liu, Y.-Y., Jin, J.-H., 2016. First Oligocene mummified plant Lagerstätte at the low latitudes of East Asia. Science China Earth Science 59, 445–448.

Srivastava, G., Trivedi, A., Mehrotra, R.C., Paudayal, K.N., Limaye, R.B., Kumaran, K.P.N., Yadav, S.K., 2016. Monsoon variability over Peninsular India during Late Pleistocene: Signatures of vegetation shift recorded in terrestrial archive from the corridors of Western Ghats. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 443, 57–65.

Zhu, H., Huang, Y.-J., Su, T., Zhou, Z.-K., 2016. New fossil seeds of Eurya (Theaceae) from East Asia and their paleobiographic implications. Plant Diversity, 38, 125–132.


Akkiraz, M.S., Akgün, F., Utescher, T., Wilde, V., Bruch, A., Mosbrugger, V, Üçbaş-Durak, S.D., 2015. Palaeoecology of the Early-Middle Miocene Coal-bearing sediments: examples from the Uşak-Güre and Soma Basins. Geological Bulletin of Turkey, 58, 39–59.

Casas-Gallego, M., Lassaletta, L., Barrón, E., Bruch, A.A., Montoya, P., 2015. Vegetation and climate in the eastern Iberian Peninsula during the pre-evaporitic Messinan (late Miocene). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 215, 85–99.

Hristova, V., Ivanov, D., Bozukov, V., 2015. Palaeobotanical data for climate change during the late Miocene - early Pliocene in western Bulgaria. Comptes Rendus de L'Académie Bulgare Des Sciences: Sciendes Mathématiques et Naturelles, 68, 897–902.

Huang, Y.-J., Chen, W.-Y., Jacques, F.M.B., Liu, Y.-S. (C.), Utescher, T., Su, T., Ferguson, D.K., Zhou, Z.-K., 2015. Late Pliocene temperatures and their spatial variation at the southeastern border of the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 111, 44–53.

Huang, Y.-J., Jacque, F.M.B.,Liu, Y.-S.(C.), Su, T, Ferguson, D.K., Xing, Y-W.,Zhou, Z.-K., 2015. Rubus (Rosaceae) diversity in the late Pliocene of Yunnan, southwestern China. Geobios, 48, 439–448.

Ivanov, D., 2015. Climate and vegetation change during the late Miocene in southwest Bulgaria based on pollen data from the Sandanski Basin. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 221, 128–137.

Jacques, F.M.B., Shi, G., Su., Zhou, Z.-K., 2015. A tropical forest of the middle Miocene of Fujian (SE China) reveals Sino-Indian biogeographic affinities. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 216, 76–91.

Li, S.-F., Mao, L.-M., Spicer, R.A., Anberree, J.L., Su, T., Sun, M., Zhou, Z.-K., 2015. Late Miocene vegetation dynamics under monsoonal climate in southwestern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 425, 14–40.

Licht, A., Bourna, A., De Franceschi, D., Utescher, T., Sein, C. Jaeger, J.-J., 2015. Late middle Eocene fossil wood of Myanmar: mplications for the landscape and the climate of the Eocene Bengal Bay. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 216, 44–54.

Mantzouka, D., Kvaček, Z., Teodoridis, V., Utescher, T., Tsaparas, N., Karakitsios, 2015. A new late Miocene (Tortonian) flora from Gavdos Island in southernmost Greece evaluated in the context of vegetation and climate in the Eastern Mediterranean. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen, 275, 47–81.
Srivastava, G., Gaur, R., Mehrotra, R., 2015. Lagerstroemia L. from the middle Miocene Siwalik deposits, northern India: Implication for Cenozoic range shifts of the genus and the family Lythraceae. Journal of Earth Sciences, 24, 227–239.

Su, T., Adams, J.M., Wappler, T., Huang, Y.-J., Jacques, F.M.B., Liu, Y.-S., Zhou, Z.-K., 2015. Resilience of plant-insect interactions in an oak lineage through Quaternary climate change. Paleobiology, 41, 174–186.

Teodoridis, V., Kvaček, Z., Sami, M., Utescher, T., Martinetto, E., 2015. Palaeoenvironmental analysis of he Messinian macrofossil floras of Tossignano and Monto Tondo (Vena del Gesso Basin, Romagna Apennines, Northern Italy). Acta Musei Nationalis Pagae, Series B - Historia Naturalis, 71, 249–292.

Teodoridis, V., Bruch, A.A., Vassio, E., Martinetto, E., Kvaček, Z., Stuchlik, L., 2015. PlioPleistocene floras of the Vildštejn Formation in the Cheb Basin, Czech Republic - A floristic and palaeoenvironmental review. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

Utescher, T., Bondarenko, O., Mosbrugger, V., 2015. The Cenozoic Cooling – continental signals from the Atlantic and Pacific side of Eurasia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 415, 121–133.

Wang, Y., Momohara, A., Lebreton-Anberrée, J., Zhou, Z., 2015. Evolution history of atmospheric CO2 during the late Cenozoic from fossilized Metasequoia needles. PLoS ONE, 10,  e0130941. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130941

Yang, J., Spicer, R.A., Spicer, T.E.V., Arens, N.C., Jacques, F.M.B., Su, T., Kennedy, E.M., Herman, A.B., Steart, D.C., Srivastava, G., Mehrotra, R.C., Valdes, P.J., Mehrotra, N.C., Zhou, Z.-K., Lai, J.-S., 2015.Leaf form–climate relationships on the global stage: an ensemble of characters. Global Ecology and Biogeography,
doi:  10.1111/geb.12334

Zhang, J.-W., D'Rozario, A., Adams, J.M., Liang, X.-Q., Jacques, F.M.B., Su, T., Zhou, Z.-K., 2015. The occurrence of Pinus massoniana Lambert (Pinaceae) from the upper Miocene of Yunnan, SW China, and its implications for paleogeography and paleoclimate. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 215, 57–67.

Zhang, Z.-Y., Harrison, S.P., Mosbrugger, V., Ferguson, D.K., Paudayal, K.N., Trivedi, A., Li, C.-S., 2015. Evaluation of the realism of climate reconstruction using the Coexistence Approach with modern pollen samples from the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 172–182.


Deláková, N., Holcová, K., Nehyba, S., Hladilová, Š., Brzobrhatý, R., Zágoršek, K., Hrabovský, J., Seko, M., Utescher, T., 2014. THe Badenian parastratotyoe at Židlochovice from the persepective of the multiproxy study. Neues Jahrbuch für Geology und Paläontology - Abhandlungen, 271, 169–201.

Ivanov, D., Kováčová, M., Bozukov, V., Kováč, M., Doláková, N., 2014. Late Miocene palaeoenvironmental dynamics n Central and Eastern Paratethys – preliminary results based on vegetation data. Comptes rendus de l'Académie bulgare des sciences: sciences mathématiques et naturelles, 67, 557–562.

Jacques, F.M.B., Su, T., Spicer, R.A., Xing, Y.-W., Huang, Y.-J., Zhou, Z.-K., 2014. Late Miocene southwestern Chinese floristic diversity shaped by the southeastern uplift of the Tibetan Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 411, 208–215. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.05.041

Kayseri-Özer, M.S., Söbilir, H., Akgün, F., 2014. Miocene palynoflora of the Kocaçay and Cumaovası basins: a contribution to the synthesis of Miocene palynology, palaeoclimate, and palaeovegetation in western Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 23, 1–27. doi: 10.3906/yer-1301-9

Kayseri-Özer, M.S., Akgün, F., Mayda, S., Kaya, T., 2014.  Paynofloras and vertebrates from the Mugla-Ören region and palaeoclimate of the Middle Burdigalian-Langhian period in Turkey. Bulletin of Geoscience, 89, 137–142. doi: 103140/bull.geosci.1407

Khan, M.A., Spicer, R.A., Bera, S., Ghosh, R., Yang, J., Spicer, T.E.V., Guo, S.-X., Su, T., Jacques, F., Grote, P.J., 2014. Miocene to Pleistocene floras and climate of the Eastern Himalayan Siwaliks, and new palaeoelevation estimates for the Namling–Oiyug Basin, Tibet. Global and Planetary Change, 113, 1–10.

Martinetto, E., Bertini, A., Basilici, G., Baldanza, A., Bizzarri, R., Cherin, M., Gentili, S., Pontini, M.R., 2014. The plant record of the Dunarobba and Pietrafitta sites in the Plio-Pleistocene palaeoenvironmental context of Central Italy. Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary, 27, 29–72. open access NECLIME download

Meng, H.-H., Jacques, F.M.B., Su, T., Huang, Y.-J., Zhang, S.-T., Ma, H.-J., Zhou, Z.-K., 2014. New Biogeographic insight into Bauhinia s.l. (Leguminosae): integration from fossil records and molecular analyses. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14, 181. doi: 10.1186/s12862-014-0181-4

Pound, M.J., Lowther, R.I., Peakall, J., Chapman, R.J., Salzmann, U., 2014. Palynological evidence for a warmer boreal climate in the Late Pliocene of the Yukon Territory, Canada. Palynology, 39, 91–102. doi:10.1080/01916122.2014.940471

Pound, M.J., Tindall, J., Pickering, S.J., Haywood, A.M., Dowsett, H.J., Salzmann, U., 2014. Late Pliocene lakes and soils: a global data set for the analysis of climate feedbacks in a warmer world. Climate of the Past, 10, 167–180.

Quan, C., Liu, Y.-S., Tang, H., Utescher, T., 2014. Miocene shift of European atmospheric circulation from trade wind to westerlies. Science Reports, 4, 5660, doi: 10.1038/srep05660

Quan, C., Liu, Z., Utescher, T., Jin, J., Shu, J., Li, Y., Liu, Y.-S., 2014. Revisiting the Paleogene climate pattern of East Asia: A synthetic review. Earth-Scene Revews, 139, 213–230.

Roth-Nebelsick, A., Oehm, C., Grein, M., Utscher, T., Kunzmann, L., Friedrich, J.-P., Konrad, W., 2014. Stomatal density and index data of Platanus neptuni leaf fossils and their evaluation as a CO2 proxy for the Oligocene. Rview of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 206, 1–9.

Sharma, J., Alimohammadian, H., Bhattacharyya, A., Ranhotra, P.S., Djamali, M., Scharrer, S., Bruch, A.A.,  2014. Exploratory palynological analysis of Quaternary lacustrine deposits  around Damavand volcano, Northern Iran. Geopersia, 4,1–10.

Stefanskyi, V.L., 2014. Upper Eocenian onkolith bioherms in Rybalsky career (Dnipropetrovsk) as facial indicator of Mandrykovka Layers. Bulletin of Dnipropetrovsk University, Ser. "Geology. Geography ", 16, 120–129 (in Russian).

Su, T., Wilf, P., Xu, H., Zhou, Z.-K., 2014. Miocene leaves of Elaeagnus (Elaeagnaceae) from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, its modern center of diversity and endemism. American Journal of Botany, 101, 1350–1361. doi: 10.3732/ajb.1400229

Syrenko, E., 2014. Vegetation development stages of the platform part Ukraine in the Late Pliocene. Organic world evolution and geological stages of Earth. Materials of XXXV Session Paleontological Society NAS of Ukraine, Kiev, 113–115. (in Russian)

Utescher, T., Bruch, A.A., Erdei, B., François, L., Ivanov, D., Jacques, F.M.B., Kern, A.K., Liu, Y.-S. (C.), Mosbrugger, V., Spicer, R.A., 2014. The Coexistence Approach—Theoretical background and practical considerations of using plant fossils for climate quantification. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 410, 58–73.

Xing, Y.-W., Onstein, R.E., Carter R.J., Stadler, T., Linder, P., 2014. Fossils and a large molecular pphylogeny show that the evolution of species richness, generic divesity and turn-over rates are disconnected. Evolution, 7, doi: 10.1111/evo.12489

Zvaček, Z., Teodoridis, V., Kováčová, M., Schlögl, J., Sitár, T., 2014. Lower Miocene plant assemblage with coastal-marsh herbaceous monocots from the Vienna Basin (Slovakia). Geologica, 65, 227–239.


Bondarenko, O.V., Blokhina, N.I., Utescher, T., 2013. Quantification of Calabrian climate in southern Primory'e, Far East of Russia -  An integrative case study using multiple proxies. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 386, 445–458.

Grein, M., Oehm, C., Konrad, W., Utescher, T., Kunzman, L., Roth-Nebelsick, A., 2013. Atmospheric CO2 from the late Oligocene to early Miocene based on photosynthesis data and fossil leaf characteristics. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 374, 41–51.

Ivanova (Stefanska), T., 2013. New representatives of foraminifera from Tarchanian deposits of the Southern Ukraine (Lower Miocene). Paleontological Review, 45, 66–73 (in Ukrainian).

Jacques, F.M.B., Su, T., Huang, Y.-J., Wang, L., Zhou, Z.-K., 2013. A global-scale test for monsoon indices used in palaeoclimatic reconstruction. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 93–100.

Kern, A.K., Harzhauser, M., Soliman, A., Piller, W.E., Mandic, O., 2013. High resolution analysis of Upper Miocen lak deposits: Evidence for th influence of Gleissberg-band-solar forcing. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 370, 167–183.

Kern, A.K., Harzhauser, M., Reuter, M., Kroh, A., Piller, W.E., 2013. The Miocene coastal vegetation of southwestern India and its climatic significance. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 119–132.

Mao, L., Foong, S.Y., 2013. Tracing ancestral biogeography of Sonneratia based on fossil pollen and their probable modern analogues. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 133–143.

Miao, Y.-F., Fang, X.-M., Song, C.-H., Yan, X.-L., Xu, L., Chen, C.-F., 2013. Pollen and fossil wood's linkage with Mi-1 Glaciation in northeastern Tibetan Plateau, China. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 101–108.

Popova, S., Utescher, T., Gromyki, D.V., Mosbrugger, V., Herzog, E., François, L., 2013. Vegetation change in Siberia and the Northeast of Russia during the Cenozoic cooling: A study based on diversity of plant functional types. Palaios, 28, 418–432.

Quan, C., Han, S., Utescher, T., Zhang, C., Liu, Y.-S., 2013. Validation of temperature-precipitation based aridity index: Paleoclimatc implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 386, 86–95.

Rasmussen, E.S., Utescher, T., Dykjær, K., 2013. Drowning of the Miocene Billund delta, Jylland: land–sea fluctuations during a global warm event. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 28, 9–12.

Reuter, M., Kern, A.K., Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Piller, W.E., 2013. Global warming and South Indian monsoon rainfall – lessons from the Mid-Miocene. Gondwana Research, 23, 1172–1177.

Shu, J.-S., Wang, W.-M., 2013. A Miocene pollen flora from the petroliferous deposits in the Bohai Bay Basin, North China, and its palaeoclimatic and stratigraphic significance. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 109–118.

Stefanskyi, V., Starin, D., 2013. Bivalvia of the Middle Sarmatian in demonstrative section from the Gubinikha Village (Dnipropetrovsk region, Ukraine). Paleontological Review, 45, 108–114 (in Ukrainian).

Su, T., Jacques, F.M.B., Ma, H.-J., Zhou, Z.-K., 2013. Fossil fruits of Ailanthus confucii from the Upper Miocene of Wenshan, Yunnan Province, southwestern China.  Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 153–158.

Su, T., Liu, Y.-S., Jacques, F.M.B., Huang, Y.-J., Xing, Y.-W., Zhou Z.-K., 2013. The intensification of the East Asian winter monsoon contributed to the disappearance of Cedrus (Pinaceae) in southwestern China. Quaternary Research, 80, 316–325. doi:

Su, T., Jacques, F.M.B., Spicer, R.A., Liu, Y.-S., Huang, Y.-J., Xing, Y.-W., Zhou, Z.-K., 2013. Post-Pliocene establishment of the present monsoonal climate in SW China: evidence from the late Pliocene Longmen megaflora. Climate of the Past, 9, 1911–1920. doi:10.5194/cp-9-1911-2013.

Su, T., Spicer, R.A., Liu, Y.S., Huang, Y.J., Xing, Y.W., Jacques, F.M.B., Chen, W.Y., Zhou, Z.K., 2013. Regional constraints on leaf physiognomy and precipitation regression models: a case study from China. Bulletin of Geosciences, 88, 595–608. doi:10.3140/bull.geosci.1373

Tang, Z.-H., Ding, Z.-L., 2013. A palynological insight into the Miocene aridification in the Eurasian interior. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 77–85.

Tang, H., Eronen, J.T., Micheels, A., Ahrens, B., 2013. Strong interannual variation of the Indian summer monsoon in the Late Miocene. Climate Dynamics, 41, 135–153.

Wang, W.-M., Shu, J.-W., 2013. Cenozoic xeromorphic vegetation in China and its spatial and temporal development in connection with global changes. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 86–92.

Wang, W.-M., Zhou, Z.-K., 2013. Neogene climate evolution in Eastern Eurasia with special reference to floral changes under the influence of monsoon. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 73–76.

Wen, W.-W., Xie, S.-P., Lui, K.-N., Sun, B.-N., Wang, L., Li, H., Dao, K.-Q., 2013. Two species of fern macrofossil from the late Miocene of Lincang, Yunnan, China and their paleoecological implications. Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 144–152.

Xing, Y.-W., Liu, Y.-S. (C.), Su, T., Jacques, F.M.B., Zhou, Z.-K., 2013. A new Tsuga species from the upper Miocene of Yunnan, southwestern China and its palaeogeographic significance.  Palaeoworld 22, Issue 3–4 (NECLIME special issue), 159–167.


Akgün, F., Bruch, A.A., 2012. Preface - Neogene Terrestrial Environments and Climate Change in Eurasia. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21(2), i–iii.

Akkiraz, M.S., Akgün, F., Utescher, T., Wilde, V., Bruch, A.A., Mosbrugger, V., 2012. Palaeoflora and climate of lignite-bearing Middle Miocene sediments in Seyitömer and Tunçbilek basins, Kütahya Province, NW Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 213–235.

Barg, I.M., Ivanova (Stefanska), T.A, Bondar, O.V., Starin, D.A., Sapronova, D.A., 2012. On Neogene biostratigraphy of the Borisphen Gulf Eastern Paratethys. Geological Journal NAS of Ukraine, 3, 127–137. (in Russian)

Bradshaw, C.D., Lunt, D.J., Flecker, R., Salzmann, U., Pound, M.J., Haywood, A.M., Eronen, J., 2012. The relative roles of CO2 and palaeogeography in determining Late Miocene climate: results from a terrestrial model-data comparison. Climate of the Past, 8, 715–786. DOI:10.5194/cpd-8-715-2012

Bruch, A.A., Sievers, C., Wadley, L., 2012. Quantification of climate and vegetation from Southern African Middle Stone Age sites – an application using Late Pleistocene plant material from Sibudu, South Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews, 47, 7–17. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.04.005

Erdei, B., Utescher, T., Hably, L., Tamás, J., Roth-Nebelsick, A., Grein, M., 2012. Early Oligocene continental climate of the Palaeogene Basin (Hungary and Slovenia) and the surrounding area. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 153–186.

Hoorn, C., Straathof, J., Abels, H.A., Xu, Y., Utescher, T., Dupont-Nivet, G., 2012. A late Eocene palynological record of climate change and Tibetan Plateau uplift (Xining Basin, China). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 344–345, 16–38.

Ivanov, D., Utescher, T., Ashraf, A.R., Mosbrugger, V., Bozukov, V., Djorgova, N., Slavomirova, E., 2012. Late Miocene palaeoclimate and ecosystem dynamics in southwestern Bulgaria − a study based on pollen data from the Gotse-Delchev. Basin. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 187–211. doi:10.3906/yer-1004-45

Kern, A.K., Harzhauser, M., Soliman, A., Piller, W.E., Gross, M., 2012. Precipitation driven decadal scale decline and recovery of wetlands of Lake Pannon during the Tortonian. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 317318, 112.

Meng, Q., Liu, Z., Bruch, A.A., Liu, R., Hu, F., 2012. Palaeoclimatic Evolution during Eocene and Its Influence on Oil Shale Mineralization, Fushun Basin, China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 45, 95
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Popova, S., Utescher, T., Gromyko, D., Bruch, A.A., Mosbrugger, V., 2012. Palaeoclimate evolution in Siberia and the Russian Far East from the Oligocene to Pliocene – evidence from fruit and seed floras. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 315
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Pound, M.J., Haywood, A.M., Salzmann, U., Riding, J.B., 2012. Global vegetation dynamics and latitudinal temperature gradients during the mid to Late Miocene (15.97
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Quan, C., Liu, Y.-S., Utescher, T., 2012. Paleogene temperature gradient, seasonal variation and climate evolution of northeast China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 313
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Roth-Nebelsick, A., Grein, M., Utescher, T., Konrad, W., 2012. Stomatal pore length change in leaves of Eotrigonobalanus furcinervis (Fagaceae) from the late Eocene to the latest Oligocene and its impact on gas exhange and CO2 reconstruction. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 174, 106

Sun, B.N., Ding, S.T., Wu, J.Y., Dong, C., Xie, S.P., Lin, Z.C., 2012. Carbon Isotope and Stomatal Data of Late Pliocene Betulaceae Leaves from SW China: Implications for Palaeoatmospheric CO2-levels. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 237–250.

Tabără, D., Chirilă, G., 2012. Paleoclimatic estimations from Miocene of Romania, based on palynological data. Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 7, 195–208.

Tang, H., Micheels, A., Eronen, J.T., Ahrens, B., Fortelius, M., 2012. Asynchronous responses of East Asian and Indian summer monsoons to mountain uplift shown by regional climate modelling experiments. Climate Dynamics. doi: 10.1007/s00382-012-1603-x

Thiel. C., Klitz, S., Uhl, D., 2012. Palaeoclimate Estimates for Selected Leaf Floras from the Late Pliocene (Reuverian) of Central Europe Based on Different Palaeobotanical Techniques. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 263–287.

Tiwari, R.P., Mehrotra, R.C., Srivastava, G., Shukla, A., 2012. The vegetation and climate of a Neogene petrified wood forest of Mizoram, Indian Journal of  Asian Earth Sciences, 61, 143–165.

Utescher, T., Ashraf, A.R., Dreist, A., Dybkjær, K., Mosbrugger, V., Pross, J., Wilde, V., 2012. Variability of Neogene continental climates in Northwest Europe – a detailed study based on microfloras. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 289–314. doi:10.3906/yer-1005-3.

Xie, S.P., Sun, B.N., Wu, J.Y., Lin, Z.C., Yan, D.F., Xiao, L., 2012. Paleoclimatic Estimates for the Late Pliocene based on Leaf Physiognomy from Western Yunnan, China. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 21, 251261.

Xing, Y., Utescher, T., Jacques, F.M.B., Tao S., Liu, Y.-S, Huang, J.-J., Zhou, Z.-Z., 2012. Paleoclimatic estimation reveals a weak winter monsoon in southwestern China during the late Miocene: Evidence from plant macrofossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 358–360, 19–26.

Yao, Y.-F., Bruch, A.A., Cheng, Y.-M., Mosbrugger, V., Wang, Y.-F., Li, C.-S., 2012. Monsoon versus uplift in Southwestern China – Late Pliocene Climate in Yuanmou Basin, Yunnan. PLoS ONE 7, e37760. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037760


Akkiraz, M.S., Akgün, F., Utescher, T., Bruch, A.A., Mosbrugger, V., 2011. Precipitation gradients during the Miocene in Western and Central Turkey as quantified from pollen data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 276–290.
Bertini, A., Martinetto, E., 2011. Reconstruction of vegetation transects for the Messinian–Piacenzian of Italy by means of comparative analysis of pollen, leaf and carpological records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 230–246.

Bozukov, V.S, Utescher, T., Ivanov, D.A., Tsenov, B.V., Ashraf, A.R., Mosbrugger, V., 2011. New results for the fossil macroflora of the Beli Breg Lignite Basin, West Bulgaria. Phytologia Balcanica, 17, 3–19.

Bruch, A.A., Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., and NECLIME members, 2011.Precipitation patterns in the Miocene of Central Europe and the development of continentality. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 202–211.

Dolezych, M., Jochmann, M., Gröschke, A., 2011. The fossil wood and resin of Taxodioxylon vanderburghii nov. spec. in Paleogene sediments of Svalbard. Palaeontographica B, 284, 159–181

François, L., Utescher, T., Favre, E., Henrot, A.-J., Warnant, P., Micheels, A., Erdei, B., Suc, J.-P., Cheddadi, R., Mosbrugger, V., 2011. Modelling Late Miocene vegetation in Europe: Results of the CARAIB model and comparison with palaeovegetation data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 359–378.

Furió, M., Casanovas-Vilar, I., van den Hoek Ostende, L.W., 2011. Predictable structure of Miocene insectivore (Lipotyphla) faunas in Western Europe along a latitudinal gradient. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 219–229.

Grein, M., Utescher, T., Wilde, V., Roth-Nebelsick, A., 2011. Reconstruction of the middle Eocene climate of Messel using palaeobotanical data. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Abhandlungen, 260, 305–318.

Grein, M., Konrad, W., Wilde, V., Utescher, T., Roth-Nebelsick, A., 2011. Reconstruction of atmospheric CO2 during the early middle Eocene by application of a gas exchange model to fossil plants from the Messel Formation, Germany. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309, 383–391.

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Latal, C., Kern, A., 2011. Stable isotopes composition of the Miocene Dinaride Lake System deduced from its endemic mollusc fauna. Hydrobiolocia, 682, 2746. doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0618-3.

Harzhauser, M., Piller, W.E., Müllegger, S., Grunert, P., Micheels, A., 2011. Changing seasonality patterns in Central Europe from Miocene Climate Optimum to Miocene Climate Transition deduced from the Crassostrea isotope archive. Global and Planetary Change, 76, 7784.

Ivanov, D., Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., Syabryaj, S., Djordjević-Milutinović, D., Molchanoff, S., 2011. Miocene vegetation and climate dynamics in Eastern and Central Paratethys (Southeastern Europe). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 262–275.

Jacques, F.M.B., Guo, S.-X., Su, T., Xing, Y.-W., Huang, Y.-J., Liu, Y.-S, Ferguson, D.K., Zhou, Z.-K., 2011. Quantitative reconstruction of the Late Miocene monsoon climates of southwest China: A case study of the Lincang flora from Yunnan Province. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 318–327.

Kern, A., Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., Roetzel, R., Ćorić, S., Bruch, A.A., Zuschin, M., 2011. Millennial-scale vegetation dynamics in an estuary at the onset of the Miocene Climate Optimum. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 247–261.

Larsson, L.M., Dybkjær, K., Rasmussen, E.S., Piasecki, S., Utescher, T., Vajda, V., 2011. Miocene climate evolution of northern Europe: A palynological investigation from Denmark. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309, 161–175.

Liu, Y.-S., Utescher, T., Zhou, Z.-K., Sun, B., 2011. The evolution of Miocene climates in North China: Preliminary results of quantitative reconstructions from plant fossil records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 308–317.

Micheels, A., Bruch, A.A., Eronen, J., Fortelius, M., Harzhauser, M., Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., 2011. Analysis of heat transport mechanisms from a Late Miocene model experiment with a fully-coupled atmosphere-ocean general circulation model. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 337–350.

Quan, C., Liu, Y.C., Utescher, T., 2011. Paleogene evolution of precipitation in Northeastern China supporting the Middle Eocene intensification of the East Asian Monsoon. Palaios, 26, 743–753.

Stefanova, M., Ivanov, D.A., Utescher, T., 2011. Geochemical appraisal of palaeovegetation and climate oscillation in the Late Miocene of Western Bulgaria. Organic Geochemistry, 42, 1363–1374.

Sun, B.-N., Wu, J.-Y., Liu, Y-S., Ding, S.-T., Li, X.-C., Xie, S.-P., Yan, D.-F., Lin, Z.-C., 2011. Reconstructing Neogene vegetation and climates to infer tectonic uplift in western Yunnan, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 328–336.

Syrenko, E., 2011. Palynological criteria for stratigraphical separation of the Upper Pliocene – Lower Neopleistocene of the platform part Ukraine. Paleontological Review, 43, 23–28 (in Ukrainian).

Tang, H., Micheels, A., Eronen, J.T., Fortelius, M., 2011. Regional climate model experiments to investigate the Asian
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Mehrotra, R.C., Bera, S.K., Basumatary S.K., Srivastava, G., 2011. Study of fossil wood from the middle-late Miocene sediments of Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts of Assam, India and its palaeoecological and palaeophytogeographical implications. Journal of Earth System Science, 120, 681–701.

Utescher, T., Böhme, M., Mosbrugger, V., 2011. The Neogene of Eurasia: Spatial gradients and temporal trends - The second synthesis of NECLIME. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 196–201.

Utescher, T., Bruch, A.A., Micheels, A., Mosbrugger, V., Popova, S., 2011. Cenozoic climate gradients in Eurasia - a palaeo-perspective on future climate change? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 351–358.

Yao, Y.-F., Bruch, A.A., Mosbrugger, V., Li, C.-S., 2011. Quantitative reconstruction of Miocene climate patterns and evolution in Southern China based on plant fossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 304, 291–307.


Barrón, E., Rivas-Carballo, R., Postigo Mijarra, J.M., Alcalde Olivares, C., Vieira, M., Castro, L., Pais, J., Valle-Hernández, M., 2010. The Cenozoic vegetation of the Iberian Peninsula: A synthesis. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 162, 382–402.

Eronen, J.T., Evans, A.R., Jernvall, J., Fortelius, M., 2010. The impact of regional climate on the evolution of mammals. A case study using fossil horses. Evolution, 64, 398–408. doi:10.1111/j.1558-5646.2009.00830.x

Eronen, J.T., Puolamäki, K., Liu, L., Lintulaakso, K., Damuth, J., Janis, C., Fortelius, M., 2010. Precipitation and large herbivorous mammals, part I: Estimates from present-day communities. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 12, 217–233.

Eronen, J.T., Puolamäki, K., Liu, L., Lintulaakso, K., Damuth, J., Janis, C., Fortelius, M. 2010. Precipitation and large herbivorous mammals , part II: Application to fossil data. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 12, 235–248.

Grunert, P., Soliman, A., Harzhauser, M., Müllegger, S., Piller, W.E., Rögl, F., 2010. Upwelling conditions in the Early Miocene Central Paratethys Sea. Geologica Carpathica, 61, 129–145.

Haidle, M.N., Bolus, M., Bruch, A.A., Hertler, C., Kandel, A., Märker, M., 2010. The Role of Culture in Early Expansions of Humans – A New Research Center. Quaternary International, 223-224, 429–430. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.07.011

Jiménez-Moreno, G., Suc, J.-P., Fauquette, S., 2010. Miocene to Pliocene vegetation reconstruction and climate estimates in the Iberian Peninsula from pollen data. Review of Palaebotany and Palynology, 162, 403–415. doi: 0.1016/j.revpalbo.2009.08.001

Kayseri, M.S., Akgün, F., 2010. The Late Burdigalian–Langhian Time Interval in Turkey and the Palaeoenvironment and Palaeoclimatic Implications and Correlation of Europe and Turkey: Late Burdigalian-Langhian Palynofloras and Palaeoclimatic properties of the Muğla–Milas (Kultak). Geological Bulletin of Turkey, 53, 1–44.

Li, Y.-M., Ferguson, D.K., Wang, Y.-F., Li, C.-S., 2010. Paleoenvironmental interfaces from diatom assemblages of the middle Miocene Shanwang Formation, Shandong, China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 43, 799–814. doi:10.1007/s10933-009-9369-9

Li, J.-F., Hu, Y.-Q., Ferguson, D.K., Wang, Y.-F., Li, C.-S., 2010. An Early Pliocene lake and its surrounding vegetation in Zhejiang, East China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 43, 751–769. doi:10.1007/s10933-009-9366-z

Micheels, A., Popova, S., Uhl, D., Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., 2010. Klimawandel und Vegetation im Miozän - was wir aus der Vergangenheit lernen können. Natur und Museum, 140, 268–273.

Pekçetinöz, B., Kayseri, M.S., Eftellioğlu, M., ve Özel, E., 2010. High-resolution shallow seismic and palynological studies in determining hydrothermal activity in Gülbahçe Bay. Geological Bulletin of Turkey, 52, 323–364.

Syrenko, E., 2010. Siversky age (Late Pliocene) vegetation of the platform part Ukraine. Paleontological Review, 42, 46–55 (in Ukrainian).

Uhl, D., Hermann, M., 2010. Palaeoclimate estimates for the Late Oligocene taphoflora of Enspel (Westerwald, West-Germany) based on palaeobotanical proxies. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 90, 39–47. doi: 10.1007/s12549-009-0018-0

Xie, S.P., Sun, B.N., Dilcher, D.L., Yan, D.F., Wu, J.Y., Lin, Z.C., 2010. Numerical taxonomy of Palaeocarya (Juglandaceae) from the Mangbang Formation of West Yunnan, China. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 162, 193–202.


Bozukov, V., Utescher, T., Ivanov, D., 2009. Late Eocene to early Miocene climate and vegetation of Bulgaria. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 153, 360–374.

van Dam, J.A., Reichart, G.J., 2009. Oxygen and carbon isotope signatures in Late Neogene horse teeth from Spain and application as temperature and seasonality proxies. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 274, 6481.

Erdei, B., Dolezych, M., Hably, L., 2009. The buried Miocene forest at Bükkábrány (Hungary). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 155, 69

Eronen, J.T., Mirzaie, M., Karme, A., Micheels, A., Bernor, R.L., Fortelius, M., 2009. Distribution history and climatic controls of the Late Miocene Pikermian chronofauna. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 106, 11867–11871.

Gabrielyan, I., Bruch, A.A., 2009. The fossil Pomegranate (Punica granatum L. fossilis, Punicaceae) from Sisian suite of South Armenia (Early Pleistocene). Flora, vegetation and plant resources of Armenia, 17, 81–-83. [in Russian with English summary]

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., 2009. Neogene dreissenids in Central Europe: evolutionary shifts and diversity changes. Chapter 2. In: van der Velde, G. Rajagopal, S., bij de Vaate, A., (eds.). The Zebra Mussel in Europe. Backhuys Publishers, Leiden/Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim, 11–29.

Heikinheimo, H., Fortelius, M.,  Eronen, J.T., Mannila, H., 2009: Response to Gagné & Proulx: Clusterings should not be compared by visual inspection. Journal of Biogeography, 36, 563–565. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.02054.x

Jiménez-Moreno, G., de Leeuw, A., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Pavelic, D., Krijgsman, W., Vranjkovic. A., 2009. Integrated stratigraphy of the Early Miocene lacustrine deposits of Pag Island (SW Croatia): palaeovegetation and environmental changes in the Dinaride Lake System. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 280, 193206.

Kowalski, E., Dilcher, D.L., 2009. Paleobotany. In: Garnitz, V. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Paleoclimatology and Ancient Environments. Springer Verlag.

Li, J.-F., Ferguson, D.K., Yang, J., Feng, G.-P., Ablaev, A.G., Wang, Y.-F., Li, C.-S., 2009. Early Miocene vegetation and climate in Weichang District, North China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeooecology, 280, 47–63.

Liow, L. H., Fortelius, M., Lintulaakso, K., Mannila, H., Stenseth, N. C., 2009. Lower extinction risk in sleep-or-hide mammals. The American Naturalist, 178, 2, 264–272. 

Liu, L., Eronen, J.T. , Fortelius, M., 2009. Significant Mid-Latitude Aridity in the Middle Miocene of East Asia. Palaeoclimatology, Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, 279, 201-206.

Micheels, A., Eronen, J., Mosbrugger, V., 2009. The Late Miocene climate response to a modern Sahara desert. Global and Planetary Change, 67, 193–204.

Micheels, A., Bruch, A.A., Mosbrugger, V., 2009. Miocene climate modelling sensitivity experiments for different CO2 concentrations. Palaeontologia Electronica, 12, 6A, 20 p.

Passey, B.H., Ayliffe, L.K., Kaakinen, A., Zhang, Z.,  Eronen, J.T. , Zhu, Y., Zhou, L., Cerling, T.E., Fortelius, M., 2009. Strengthened East Asian summer monsoons during a period of high-latitude warmth? Isotopic evidence from Mio-Pliocene fossil mammals and soil carbonates from northern China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 277, 443–452. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.11.008

Syrenko, E.A., 2009. Plant cover changes of the platform part Ukraine in end of the Late Miocene and Pliocene. Geological Journal NAS of Ukraine, 2, 48–57 (in Ukrainian).

Teodoridis, V., Kvaček, Z., Uhl, D., 2009. Pliocene palaeoenvironment and correlation of the Sessenheim-Auenheim floristic complex (Alsace, France). Palaeodiversity, 2, 1–17.

Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., Ivanov, D., Dilcher, D.L., 2009. Present-day climatic equivalents of European Cenozoic climates. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 284, 544–552.

Utescher, T., Ivanov, D., Harzhauser, M., Bozukov, V., Ashraf, A.R., Rolf, C., Urbat, M., Mosbrugger, V., 2009. Cyclic climate and vegetation change in the late Miocene of Western Bulgaria. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology, 272, 99–114.

Wu, J., Sun B. et al., 2009. A new species of Exbucklandia (Hamamelidaceae) from the Pliocene of China and its paleoclimatic significance. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 155, 3241.

Xie, S.P., Sun B.N., Yan D.F., Du B.X., 2009. Altitudinal variation in Ginkgo leaf characters: clues to paleoelevation reconstruction. Science in China Series D-Earth Sciences, 52 (12), 2040–2046. doi: 10.1007/s11430-009-0157-1


Akkiraz, M.S., Kayseri, M.S., Akgün, F., 2008. Palaecology of Coal-Bearing Eocene Sediments in Central Anatolia (Turkey) based on Quantitative Palynological Data. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 17, 317–360.

DeMiguel, D., Fortelius, M., Azanza, B., Morales, J., 2008. Ancestral feeding state of ruminants reconsidered: earliest grazing adaptation claims mixed condition for Cervidae. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8,13.
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Doláková, N., Kováčová, M., 2008. Pannonian vegetation from the northern part of Vienna Basin. Acta Mus. Nat. Pragae, Ser. B, Hist. Nat., 64 (2-4), 163–171.

Dutra, T. L., Cunha, M.B., Cardoso, N., 2008. Uma Dicksoniaceae fértil no Eoceno da ilha King George, Península Antártica. Gaea (Unisinos), 4, 1–13.

Dybkjær, K., Piasecki, P., 2008: A new Neogene biostratigraphy of Denmark. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland Bulletin, 15, 29–32.

Evans, A. R., Fortelius, M., 2008. Three-dimensional reconstruction of tooth relationships during carnivoran chewing. Palaeontologia Electronica, 11, 2, 10A, 11p.

Hably, L., Kvaček, Z., 2008. Nomenclatural types and taxonomy of Unger’s (1850) and Ettingshausen’s (1853) fossil leaves recongized as new Sloanea records in the European Paleogene. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie unf Paläontologie, Abhandlungen, 249 (2), 139–142.

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., 2008. Neogene Dreissenids in Central Europe - exploring the limits.  In: Van der Velde, G., Rajagopal, S., Bij de Vaat, A., (eds.). "Zebra Mussels in Europe".

Harzhauser, M., Mandic, O., 2008. Neogene lake systems of Central and South-Eastern Europe: Faunal diversity, gradients and interrelations. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 260, 417–434.

Harzhauser, M., Gross, M., Binder, H., 2008. Biostratigraphy of Middle Miocene (Sarmatian) wetland systems in an Eastern Alpine Intramontane Basin (Gratkorn Basin , Austria ): the terrestrial gastropod approach. Geologica Carpathica, 59, 45–58.

Harzhauser, M., Kern, A., Soliman, A., Minati, K, Piller, W.E., Danielopol, D. Zuschin, M., 2008. Centennial- to decadal-scale environmental shifts in and around Lake Pannon (Vienna Basin) related to a major Late Miocene lake-level rise. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 270, 102–115. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.09.003

İslamoğlu, Y., Harzhauser, M., Gross, M., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Coric, S., Kroh, A., Rögl, F., van der Made, J., 2008. From Tethys to Eastern Paratethys: Oligocene depositional environments, paleoecology and paleobiogeography of the Thrace Basin (NW Turkey). International Journal of Earth Sciences. doi: 10.1007/s00531-008-0378-0

Ivanov, D., Utescher, T., Ashraf, A.R., Mosbrugger, V., Slavomirova, E., Djorgova, N., Bozukov, V., 2008. Vegetation structure and dynamics in the late Miocene of Staniantsi Basin (west Bulgaria). First results. Comptes rendu de l’Académie Bulgare des Sciences, 61, 223–232.

Jiménez-Moreno, G., Fauquette, S., Suc, J.-P., 2008. Vegetation, climate and paleoaltitude reconstructions of eastern alpine mountain ranges during the Miocene based on pollen records from Austria, Central Europe. Journal of Biogeography, 35, 16381649. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.01911.x

Jiménez-Moreno, G., Mandic, O., Harzhauser, M., Pavelic, D., Vranjkovic, A., 2008. Vegetation and climate dynamics during the Miocene from Lake Sinj (Dinaride Lake System, Croatia). Review of Paleobotany and Palynology, 152, 237245. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2008.05.005

Kayseri, M.S., Akgün, F., 2008. Palynostratigraphic, Palaeovegetational and Palaeoclimatic Investigations on the Miocene Deposits in central Anatolia (Çorum Region and Sivas Basin). Turkish Journal of Earth Science, 17, 361403.

Konrad, W., Roth-Nebelsick, A., Grein, M., 2008. Modelling of stomatal density response to atmospheric CO2. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 253, 638

Kovar-Eder, J., Jechorek, H., Kvaček, Z., Parashiv, V., 2008. The integrated plant record to reconstruct Neogene zonal vegetation in Europe. Palaios, 23, 97–111.

Kürschner, W.M., Kvaček, Z., Dilcher, D.L., 2008. The impact of Miocene atmospheric carbon dioxide fluctuations on climate and the evolution of terrestrial ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 105, 449–453.

Kvaček, Z., 2008. Whole-plant reconstructions in fossil angiosperm research. International Journal of Plant Science, 169, 918–927.

Kvaček, Z., 2008. The role of types in palaeobotanical nomenclature. Acta Mus. Nat. Pragae, Ser. B, Hist. Nat., 64(2-4), 89–96.

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Kvaček, Z., Teodoridis V., Gregor, H.-J., 2008. The Pliocene leaf flora of Auenheim, Northern Alsace (France). Documenta naturae, 155 (10), 1–108. 

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Favre, E., François, L., Fluteau, F., Cheddadi, R., Thévenod, L., Suc, J.-P., 2007. Messinian vegetation maps of the Mediterranean region using models and interpolated pollen data. Geobios, 40, 433–443.

Harzhauser, M., Piller, W.E., 2007. Benchmark data of a changing sea - Palaeogeography, Palaeobiogeography and Events in the Central Paratethys during the Miocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 8–31.

Harzhauser, M., Latal, C., Piller, W.E., 2007. The stable isotope archive of Lake Pannon as a mirror of Late Miocene climate change. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 249, 335–350.

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Harzhauser, M., Kroh, A., Mandic, O., Piller, W.E., Göhlich, U., Reuter M., Berning, B., 2007. Biogeographic responses to geodynamics: A key study all around the Oligo-Miocene Tethyan Seaway. Zoologischer Anzeiger - Journal of Comparative Zoology, 246, 241–256.

Heikinheimo, H., Fortelius, M.,  Eronen, J.T., Mannila, H., 2007. European land mammal species cluster into environmentally distinct and spatially coherent entities. Journal of Biogeography, 34, 1053–1064.

Jiménez-Moreno, G., Suc, J.-P., 2007. Middle Miocene Latitudinal Climatic Gradient in Western Europe: Evidence from Pollen Records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 224–241.

Kováčová, M., Sitár V., 2007. Early Miocene flora of the South Slovakian Basin. Acta Palaeobotanica, Krakow, 47 (1), 163–181.

Kroh, A., 2007. Climate Changes in the Early to Middle Miocene of the Central Paratethys and the Origin of its Echinoderm Fauna. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 185–223.

Kvaček, Z., 2007. Do extant nearest relatives of thermophile European Tertiary elements reliably reflect climatic signal? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253 (1-2), 32–40.

Londeix, L., Benzakour, M., Suc, J.-P., Turon, J.-L., 2007. Messinian paleoenvironments and hydrology in Sicily (Italy): The dinoflagellate cyst record. Geobios, 40, 233–250.

Martinetto, E., Uhl, D., Tarabra, E., 2007. Leaf physiognomic indications for a moist warm-temperate climate in NW Italy during the Messinian (Late Miocene). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 41–55.

Micheels, A., Bruch, A.A., Uhl, D., Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., 2007. A Late Miocene climate model simulation with ECHAM4/ML and its quantitative validation with terrestrial proxy data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 251–270.

Passey, B., Eronen, J. T., Fortelius, M., Zhang, Z., 2007. Paleodiets and paleoenvironments of Late Miocene gazelles from North China: evidence from stable carbon isotopes. Vertebrata Palasiatica, 45, 118–127.

Popescu, S.-M., Suc, J.-P., Melinte, M., Clauzon, G., Quillévéré, F., Sütö-Szentai, M., 2007. Revision of the North Apennines “late Messinian”: the Colombacci and upper Di Tetto Fms. belong to the Early Zanclean. New data from the Maccarone section (Marche Province, Italy). Geobios, 40, 359–373.

Steppuhn, A., Micheels, A., Bruch, A.A., Uhl, D., Mosbrugger, V., 2007. The sensitivity of ECHAM4/ML to a double CO2 scenario for the Late Miocene and the comparison to terrestrial proxy data. Global and Planetary Change, 57, 189–212.

Syabryaj, S., Molchanoff, S., Utescher,T., Bruch, A.A., 2007. Changes of climate and vegetation during the Miocene on the territory of Ukraine. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 153–168. [data in PANGAEA]

Traiser, C., Uhl, D., Klotz, S., Mosbrugger, V., 2007. Leaf physiognomy and palaeoenvironmental estimates – an alternative technique based on an European calibration. Acta Palaeobotanica, 47 (1), 183–201.[data in PANGAEA]

Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., Bruch, A.A., Milutinovic, D., 2007. Climate and vegetation changes in Serbia during the last 30 Ma. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 141–152. [data in PANGAEA]

Utescher, T., Erdei, B., Francois, L., Mosbrugger, V., 2007. Tree diversity in the Miocene forests of Western Eurasia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 253, 242–266.

Yan Defei, Sun Bainian, Xie Sanping, Xiao Liang, Wei Lijie, 2007. A Study on Dispersed Cuticles in Mangbang Formation from the Pliocene of Tengchong in Yunnan Province. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica, 46 (1), 113–121.


Akkiraz, M.S., Akgün, F., Örçen, S., Bruch, A.A., Mosbrugger, V., 2006., Stratigraphic and Palaeoenvironmental Significance of Bartonian–Priabonian (Middle–Late Eocene) Microfossils from the Başçeşme Formation, Denizli Province, Western Anatolia. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 15, 155–180.

Barrón, E., Hernández, J.M., López-Horgue, M.A., Alcalde-Olivares, C., 2006. Palaeoecology, biostratigraphy and palaeoclimatology of the lacustrine fossiliferous beds of the Izarra Formation (Lower Miocene, Basque-Cantabrian Basin, Álava Province, Spain) based on palynological analysis. Revista Española de Micropaleontología, 38, 321–338.

Barrón, E., Lassaletta, L., Alcalde-Olivares, C., 2006. Changes in the Miocene palynoflora and vegetation in the east of the Rubielos de Mora Basin (SE Iberian Range, Spain). N. Jb. Paläont. Abh., 242, 171–204.

Bruch, A.A., Utescher, T., Mosbrugger, V., Gabrielyan, I., Ivanov, D.A., 2006. Late Miocene climate in the circum-Alpine realm - a quantitative analysis of terrestrial palaeofloras. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 238, 270–280.  [data in PANGAEA]

Cornée, J.-J., Moissette, P., Joannin, S., Suc, J.-P., Quillevéré, F., Krijgsman, W., Hilgen, F., Koskeridou, E., Lécuyer, C., Desvignes, P., 2006. Tectonic and climatic controls on coastal sedimentation: the Late Pliocene-Middle Pleistocene of northeastern Rhodes, Greece. Sedimentary Geology, 187, 159–181. [abstract]

van Dam, J. A., 2006. Geographic and temporal patterns in the late Neogene (12-3 Ma) aridification of Europe. The use of small mammals as paleoprecipitation proxies. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 238, 190218.

Fauquette, S., Suc, J.-P., Bertini, A., Popescu, S.-M., Warny, S., Bachiri Taouiq, N., Perez Villa, M.-J., Chikhi, H., Subally, D., Feddi, N., Clauzon, G., Ferrier, J., 2006. How much the climate forced the Messinian salinity crisis? Quantified climatic conditions from pollen records in the Mediterranean region. In: Late Miocene to Early Pliocene Environment and Climate Change in the Mediterranean Area, Agusti, J., Oms, O., Meulenkamp, J.E. (eds.), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 238, 1-4, 281–301.

Fortelius, M., Gionis, A., Jernval,l J., Mannila, H., 2006. Spectral ordering and biochronology of European fossil mammals. Paleobiology, 32 (2), 206–214.

Fortelius, M., Zhang, Z., 2006. An Oasis in the Desert? History of Endemism and Climate in the Late Neogene of North China. Palaeontographica A., 277, 131–141.

Fortelius, M., Eronen, J.T., Liu, L., Pushkina, D., Tesakov, A., Vislobokova, I.A., Zhang, Z., 2006. Late Miocene and Pliocene large land mammals and climatic changes in Eurasia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 238, 219–227.

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Jost, A., Violette, S., Gonçalvès, J., Ledoux, E., Guyomard, Y., Guillocheau, F., Kageyama, M., Ramstein, G., Suc, J.-P., 2006. Long-term hydrodynamic response induced by past climatic and geomorphologic forcing: the case of the Paris basin, France. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, sous presse.

Klotz, S., Fauquette, S., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Uhl, D., Suc, J.-P., Mosbrugger, V., 2006. Seasonality intensification and long-term winter cooling as a part of the Late Pliocene climate development. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 241, 174–187.

Kvaček, Z., Kovar-Eder, J., Kováč, M., Doláková, N., Jechorek H., Parashiv, V., Kováčová, M., L. Sliva , L., 2006. Evolution of landscape and vegetation in the Central Paratethys area during the Miocene. Geologica Carpathica, 57 (4), 295–310.

Kováč, M., Baráth, I., Fordinál, K., Grigorovich, A.S., Halásová, E., Hudáčková, N., Joniak, P., Sabol, M., Slamková (Kováčová), M., Sliva, Ľ., Töröková I., Vojtko, R., 2006 . Late Miocene to Early Pliocene sedimentary environments and climatic changes in the Alpine –Carpathian – Pannonian junction area: a case study from the Danube Basin northern margin (Slovakia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology, 238, 32–52.

Poole, I., Dolezych, M., Kool, J., van der Burgh, J., van Bergen, P.F., 2006. Do stable carbon isotopes of brown coal woods record changes in Lower Miocene palaeoecology? Palaeogeography, Palaeoeclimatology, Palaeoecology, 236, 345–354.

Popescu, S.-M., Krijgsman, W., Suc, J.-P., Clauzon, G., Marunteanu, M., Nica, T., 2006. Pollen record and integrated high-resolution chronology of the Early Pliocene Dacic Basin (Southwestern Romania). In: Late Miocene to Early Pliocene Environment and Climate Change in the Mediterranean Area, Agusti, J., Oms, O., Meulenkamp, J.E. (eds.), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 238, 78–90.

Popescu, S.-M., Suc, J.-P., Loutre, M.-F., 2006. Early Pliocene vegetation changes forced by eccentricity-precession. Example from Southwestern Romania. In: Late Miocene to Early Pliocene Environment and Climate Change in the Mediterranean Area, Agusti J., Oms O., Meulenkamp J.E. (eds.), Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 238 (1–4), 340–348.

Puolamäki, K., Fortelius, M., Mannila, H., 2006. Seriation in paleontological data using Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods. PLoS Computational Biology, 2:e6.

Sabol, M., Konečný, V., Vass, D., Kováčová, M., Ďurišová, A., Túnyi, I., 2006. Early Late Pliocene site of Hajnáčka I (Southern Slovakia) - Geology, palaeovolcanic evolution, fossil assemblages and palaeoenvironment  CFS Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, 256, 261–274.

Uhl, D., Bruch, A.A., Traiser, Ch., Klotz, S., 2006. Palaeoclimate estimates for the Middle Miocene Schrotzburg flora (S-Germany) – A multi-method approach. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 95, 1071–1085. [data in PANGAEA]

Xie Sanping, Sun Bainian, Yan Defei, Cong Peiyun, Xiao Liang, Wei Lijie, 2006. Stomata, Carbon Isotopic Composition of the Plants from the Neogene in West Yunnan and Paleoenvironmental Analysis. Acta Sedimentologica Sinica, 24 (6), 883888.


Akkiraz, M.S., Akgün, F., 2005. Palynology and age of the Early Oligocene units in Cardak-Tokca Basin, southwest Anatolia: Paleoecological implications. Geobios, 38, 283–299.

Besson, D., Parize, O., Rubino, J.-L., Aguilar, J.-P., Aubry, M.-P., Beaudoin, B., Berggren, W.A., Clauzon, G., Crumeyrolle, P., Dexcoté, Y., Fiet, N., Iacarino, S., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Laporte-Galaa, C., Michaux, J., von Salis, K., Suc, J.-P., Reynaud, J.-Y., Wernli, R., 2005. Un réseau fluviatile d’âge burdigalien terminal dans le sud-est de la France: remplissage, extension, âge, implications. Comptes-Rendus Geoscience, Stratigraphie, Géomorphologie, 337, 1045–1054.

Clauzon, G., Suc, J.-P., Popescu, S.-M., Marunţeanu, M., Rubino, J.-L., Marinescu, F., Melinte, M.C., 2005. Influence of the Mediterranean sea-level changes over the Dacic Basin (Eastern Paratethys) in the Late Neogene. The Mediterranean Lago Mare facies deciphered. Basin Research, 17, 437–462.

Evans, A.R., Fortelius, M., Jernvall, J.,  Eronen, J.T., 2005. Dental ecomorphology of extant European carnivorans. In: Zadzinska E., (ed.) Current Trends in Dental Morphology Research: 13th International Symposium on Dental Morphology. Lodz: University of Lodz Press. pp. 223–232.

Evans, A.R., Hunter, J., Fortelius, M., Sanson, G.D., 2005. The scaling of tooth sharpness in mammals. Annales Zoologici Fennici, 42, 603–613.

Fortelius, M., Armour-Chelu, M., Bernor, R., Fessaha, N., 2005. Systematics and paleobiology of the Rudabánya Suidae. Palaeontographia Italica, 90, 259–278.

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Jokela, T., Eronen, J.T., Kaakinen, A., Liu, L., Passey, B., Zhang, Z., Fu, M., 2005. Translation of Otto Zdansky’s “The Localities of the Hipparion Fauna in Baode County in NW Shanxi” (1923) from the German.Paleontologia Electronica, 1(8), 3A:10p. [M. Fu = Mikael Fortelius]

Liu, L., Kostopoulos, D., Fortelius, M., 2005. The late Miocene mammal locality of Akkasdagi, Turkey: X. Suidae. Geodiversitas, 27, 715–732.

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Pihlström, H., Fortelius, M., Hemilä, S., Forsman, R., Reuter, T., 2005. Scaling of mammalian ethmoid bones can predict olfactory organ size and performance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 272, 957–962.

Poole, I., Cantrill, D., Utescher, T., 2005. A multi-proxy approach to determin Antarctic terrestrial palaeoclimate during the Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 222, 95–121.

Suc, J.-P., Popescu, S.-M., 2005. Pollen records and climatic cycles in the North Mediterranean region since 2.7 Ma. In: Early-Middle Pleistocene Transitions: The Land-Ocean Evidence, Head, M.J., Gibbard P.L. (eds.), Geological Society of London, Spéc. Publ., 247, 147–158. [abstract]

Traiser, C., Klotz, S., Uhl, D., Mosbrugger, V., 2005. Environmental signals from leaves – A physiognomic analysis of European vegetation. New Phytologist, 166, 465–484.[data in PANGAEA]

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Alcalde Olivares, C., García Antón, M., Gómez Manzaneque, F. and Morla Juaristi, C., 2004. Palaeoenvironmental interpretation of the Neogene locality Caranceja (Reocín, Cantabria, N Spain) from the comparative studies of wood charcoal, and pollen. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 132, 133–157.

Bruch, A.A., 2004. The botanical and the morphological approach in Neogene palynology – a practical comparison. Acta Palaeobotanica, 44, 87–91.

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van Dam, J. A., 2004. Anourosoricini (Soricidae, Mammalia) from the Mediterranean Region: a pre-Quaternary example of recurrent climate-controlled North-South range shifting. Journal of Paleontology, 78, 741764.  

Erdei, B., Bruch A.A., 2004. A climate analysis of Late Oligocene (Egerian) macrofloras from Hungary. Studia Botanica Hungarica, 35, 5–22.

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Harzhauser, M., Daxner-Höck, G., Piller, W.E., 2004. An integrated stratigraphy of the Pannonian (Late Miocene) in the Vienna Basin. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences, 95-96, 6–19.

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Kováč, M., Andreyeva-Grigorovich, A., Bajraktarevic, Z., Brzobohatý, R., Filipescu, S., Fodor, L., Harzhauser, M., Oszczypko, N., Pavelic, D., Rögl, F., Saftic, B., Sliva, Ľ., Kvaček, Z., Hudáčková, N., Slamková (Kováčová), M., 2004. Paleogeography of the Central Paratethys during the Karpatian and Badenian. Scripta Fac.Sci. Univ. Masaryk. Brun., 31-32 (2001–2002), Geology, Brno, 7–17.

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Pišút, P., Kubalová, S., Hajnalová, M.,  Slamková (Kováčová), M., 2004:  Study of the Danube river Holocene palaeochannel (preliminary results). Geomorphologia Slovaca, 1, 12–21 Slodkowska, B., 2004. Palynological studies of the Paleogene and Neogene deposits from the Pomerian Lakeland area (NW Poland). Polish Geological Institute Special Papers, 14, 1–73.

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Doláková, N., Slamková, M., 2003. Palynological Characteristics of Karpatian Sediments. In: Brzobohaty, R., Cicha, I., Kovác, M., Rögl, F., (eds.), The Karpatian - a Lower Miocene Stage of the Central Paratethys. Masaryk University, Brno, pp. 325–346.

Fauquette, S., Bertini, A., 2003. Quantification of the northern Italy Pliocene climate from pollen data - evidence for a very peculiar climate pattern. Boreas, 32, 361–369.

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Hottenrott, M., 2003. Zur Altersstellung der tertiären Deckschichten und der Seesedimente im Profil der Forschungsbohrung Baruth 1/98 (Lausitz). Z. geol. Wiss. Berlin, 31 (4-6), 353–361.

Iamandei, S., Iamandei, E., 2003. A new Juglandaceous fossil wood from the Badenian of Pravaleni-Ociu (South Apuseni). St. cerc. geologie, 48, 91–98.

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Ivanov, D., 2003. Palynological data on the Miocene flora and vegetation of the Sandanski Graben. Phytologia Balcanica, 9 (2), 197–206.

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Palamarev, E., Ivanov, D., 2003. A contribution to the Neogene history of Fagaceae in the Central Balkan area. Acta Palaeobotanica, 43 (1), 51–59.

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Sun Bainian, Dilcher, D.L., Beerling, D.J., Zhang Chengjun, Yan Defei, Kowalski, E., 2003. Variation in Ginkgo biloba L. leaf characters across a climatic gradient in China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 100, 7141–7146.

Uhl, D., Mosbrugger, V., Bruch, A.A., Utescher, T., 2003. Reconstructing palaeotemperatures using leaf floras – case studies for a comparison of leaf margin analysis and the coexistence approach. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 126, 49–64. [abstract] [data in PANGAEA]

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Bertini, A., 2001. Pliocene climatic cycles and altitudinal forest development from 2.7 Ma in the Northern Apennines (Italy): Evidence from the pollen record of the Stirone section ( 5.1 to 2.2 Ma). Geobios, 34, 253265.

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Iamandei, E., Iamandei, S., Tibuleac, P., 2001. Fossil wood from "B" coal layer of Falticeni-Boroaia formation (Volhynian) in Leucusesti-Falticeni area (Moldavian Platform). Analele Stiintifice ale universitatii "Al.I.Cuza" Iasi, Geologie, 157, 212–215.

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Palamarev, E., Ivanov, D., 2001. Charakterzüge der Vegetation des Sarmatien (Mittel- bis Obermiozän) im südlichen Teil des Dazischen Beckens (Südost Europa). Palaeontographica, B, 259, 209–220.

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Iamandei, S., Iamandei, E., 2000. Pinuxylon parryoides (Gothan) Kraeusel emend. van der Burgh 1964, in Praveleni-Ociu area (Middle Miocene), southern Apuseni (Metalliferous) Mts. St. cerc. geologie, 45, 119–126.

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Pross, J., Klotz, S., Mosbrugger, V., 2000. Reconstructing palaeo-temperatures for the early and middle Pleistocene based on plant fossils: a modern approach to an old technique. Quaternary Science Reviews, 19, 1785–1799. 

Stuchlik, L., 2000. Investigations of Neogene floras in Poland. Geophytology, 29 (1/2), 1–10.

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Sun Bainian, Shen Guanglong, 1999. A supplementary study on Protoblechnum Lesquereux from China. Palaeobotanist, 48, 125–129.


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