Quartärpaläontologie Weimar

Quaternary Palaeontology | Weimar

Team

Susann Döring Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Susann Doering
Photographer

Responsibilities

  • Scientific photography of original fossils in the photographic laboratory, and in situ photographs in the field, both to publication quality
  • Documentation and surveying work in the field
  • Management and enlargement of the photograph archive
  • Participation in excavations of the Research Station
Bärbel Fiedler Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Baerbel Fiedler
M.A., MA (LIS)
Scientific librarian and head of library

Responsibilities

  • Managing and administration of the library stock (approximately 20,000 books, reprints, journals, and maps)
  • Acquisation of literature on demand of the sections
  • Administration of Senckenberg e-journals licences (consortia)
  • Lending and borrowing of library stock (inter-library loans)
  • Maintaining the research station’s and Senckenberg libraries (Program Research Infrastructure) web-site
  • Keeping the press archive
  • Cover for administrative duties

since 2002
Head of library at Senckenberg Researchstation for Quaternary Palaeontology Weimar

2001-2003
Master degree in Library Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (MA (LIS) – Master of  Arts Library and Information Science). Master thesis: Die Bibliothek der Gedenkstätte Buchenwald. Entwicklung und Perspektiven einer One-Person Library 1990-2002

1987-1997
Master studies in Art History, Archaeologcal Studies, Theater, Film and Media Studies, History, German Literature, and Sociology at Johann-Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/M. (M.A. – Magistra Artium). Master thesis: ‘Unehrbare Weiber’ und moralische Ordnung – Zum Wandel des Geschlechterverhältnisses im Frankfurt des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeit (1450-1560).

FIEDLER, B. (2012): Quartärpaläontologische Forschung in Weimar 1962-2011. Eine Bibliographie. – 1-124; Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung; Frankfurt/M.

Evelin Haase Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Evelin Haase
Graphic designer

Responsibilities

  • Production of publication-quality drawings of palaeontological objects and diagrams
  • Participation in excavation, graphic documentation and surveying work in the field
  • Production of excavation and field maps with CAD software
  • Cataloguing and administration of the collection database
  • Image processing and graphic design for publications
Dana Höfer Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Dr. Dana Hoefer
Scientific assistant of Quaternary microflora section

Research interests

  • Palynological investigations of Quaternary sediments
  • Palaeoecological landscape reconstruction of Pleistocene climatic phases

Curriculum vitae

since 2014
scientific assistant at the Quaternary Microflora Section of Senckenberg Research Station of Quaternary Palaeontology in Weimar

2006-2014
scientific assistant / PhD student at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena; PhD topic: Holocene vegetation history of southern Portugal (Algarve) – palynological investigantions at selected estauries

2005
scientific assistant in special field palynology at the Thuringian department of preservation of sites of historic interest and archaeology Weimar

2004
scientific assistant at the institute of geography of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

2003
Diploma thesis: Palaeobotanical investigations at the subrosion depression „Breitunger Seen“ – a palynological view from Migration period until present

1997-2003
studies of geography (diploma) at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena with main focus on physical geography, geoinformatics and subsidiary subjects botany and ecology

1977
born in Plauen

 

STEBICH, M., HÖFER, D., MINGRAM, J., NOWACZYK, N., ROHRMÜLLER, J., MRLINA, J. & KÄMPF, H. (2020): A contribution towards the palynostratigraphical classification of the Middle Pleistocene in Central Europe: The pollen record of the Neualbenreuth Maar, northeastern Bavaria (Germany). – Quaternary Science Reviews 250 (106681): 1-21 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106681.

CONNOR, S. E., VANNIERE, B., COLOMBAROLI, D., ANDERSON, R. S., CARRION, J.S., EJARQUE, A., ROMERA, G., GONZALEZ-SAMPERIZ, P., HOEFER, D., MORALES-MOLINO, C., REVELLES, J., SCHNEIDES, H., VAN DER KNAAP, W. O., VAN LEEUWEN, J. F. N. & WOODBRIDGE, J. (2019): Humans take control of fire-driven diversity changes in Mediterranean Iberia’s vegetation during the mid-late Holocene. – The Holocene 29 (5): 886-901 | https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683619826652.

HÖFER, D., STEBICH, M. & KATZSCHMANN, L. (2019): Palynologische Untersuchungen zur Biostratigraphie und Paläoumwelt des Mittelpleistozäns in Thüringen. – In: 81. Tagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Norddeutscher Geologen, Sangerhausen, 11.-14. Juni 2019, Tagungsband und Exkursionsführer. – Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen von Thüringen, Beiheft 12: 33-35.

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D., TROG. C. & MÄUSBACHER, R. (2016): Holocene landscape development along the Portuguese Algarve coast – A high resolution palynological approach. – Quaternary International 407: 47-63 | http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2016.02.039

HÖFER, D. (2014): Die holozäne Vegetationsgeschichte Südportugals (Algarve) – palynologische Untersuchungen an ausgewählten Ästuaren. Dissertation, Friedrich Schiller-Universität Jena.

TROG, C., HÖFER, D., FRENZEL, P., CAMACHO DA ENCARNAÇÃO, S., SCHNEIDER, H. & MÄUSBACHER, R. (2013): A multi-proxy reconstruction and comparison of Holocene palaeoenvironmental changes of the Alvor and Alcantarilha estuaries (southern Portugal). – Revue de Micropaléontologie 56 (4): 131-158 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revmic.2013.10.003

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D., TROG, C., BUSCH, S., SCHNEIDER, M., BAADE, J., DAUT, G. & MÄUSBACHER, R. (2010): Holocene estuary development in the Algarve Region (Southern Portugal) – A reconstruction of sedimentological and ecological evolution. – Quaternary International 221: 141-158 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2009.10.004

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D., IRMLER, R., DAUT, G. & R. MÄUSBACHER (2010): The correlation between climate, man and debris flow events – a palynological approach. – Geomorphology 120: 48-55 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.09.014

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D., TROG, C., DAUT, G., HILBICH C. & R. MÄUSBACHER (2008): Geoarcheological reconstruction of lagoon development in the Algarve Region (South Portugal). Abstract Volume 12th IPC. – Terra Nostra2008 (2): 248.

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D., TROG, C., DAUT, G., HILBICH, C. & MÄUSBACHER, R. (2007): Geoarcheological reconstruction of the coast development in the Algarve region (South Portugal). EGU 2007 15.-20.4. 2007, Vienna, Austria. – Geophysical Research Abstracts 9.

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D., MÄUSBACHER, R. & GUDE, M. (2007): Past flood events reflected in Holocene floodplain records of East-Germany. – Geomorphology 92 (3-4/1): 208-219 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2006.07.038

HÖFER, D. & SCHNEIDER, H. (2006): Erdgaspipeline Stegal-Loop: Begleitprojekt Pollenanalyse. –  Neue Ausgrabungen und Funde in Thüringen 2: 147-156.

SCHNEIDER, H., HÖFER, D. & SIEBERT, A. (2003): Subatlantische Vegetationsentwicklung in Thüringen am Beispiel der Breitunger Seen und des Durchströmungsmoores bei Bad Klosterlausnitz. – In: 13. Jahrestreffen des AK Vegetationsgeschichte der RTG, 7.-9. November 2003, Wiesbaden.

SCHNEIDER, H., DAUT, G., HENKEL, K., HÖFER, D., IGL, M., MÄUSBACHER, R. & VAN DER BORG, K. (2002): Untersuchungen an Subrosionssenken des mittleren Werratals. – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 9: 325-340.

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Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Prof. Dr. Ralf-Dietrich Kahlke
Head of Quaternary palaeontology division and head of Quaternary large mammal section

Research interests

  • Morphology, evolution, systematics, taxonomy and biogeography of Plio-/Pleistocene large mammals of the northern hemisphere
  • Stratigraphy of Plio-/Pleistocene mammal faunas
  • Evolutionary history of Eurasian cold-adapted large mammal faunas
  • Excavation and geologic-taphonomic investigation of Plio-/Pleistocene vertebrate faunas

Curriculum vitae

1977-1982
study of geology and palaeontology at Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald (Baltic Sea area)
Diploma degree (Dipl.-Geol.)

1982
Diploma topic: Late Pleistocene glaciation history of the Isle of Rügen (southern Baltic Sea)

1982-1990
scientific assistant at the Institute of Quaternary Palaeontology Weimar, leader of excavation and research projects

1987
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at Ernst Moritz Arndt University, Greifswald. PhD topic: Fossil European hippopotamids (summa cum laude)

1990,1991
research stays in North and Northeast China

1991-1992
director in charge of the Institute of Quaternary Palaeontology, Weimar

since 1991
head of the excavation of the Lower Pleistocene carcass field of Untermassfeld / Southern Thuringia and other field and research projects

1992
research trips to Eastern Siberia and the Siberian Arctic

1992-1999
head of the Quaternary Palaeontology department, Institute of Geosciences, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena

1993
habilitation at Christian Albrechts University, Kiel (Dr. habil., palaeontology and geology). Topic: Evolutionary history of cold-adapted large mammal faunas in Eurasia during the Plio-/Pleistocene

1995-2009
lectureships at Friedrich Schiller University, Jena

1997
“Visiting Scientist“ at the Hot Springs Mammoth Site, South Dakota, USA

seit 1998
research trips and participations in projects in Georgia

seit 2000
head of the Research Station of Quaternary Palaeontology at the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

2000
leader of a Quaternary palaeontological reconnaissance expedition to southern Yemen (Hadhramout)

2001
participation in Cerpolex/Mammuthus 2001 polar expedition (Tajmyr peninsula, Siberian Arctic)

2002-2005
preparation of the move of the Weimar institute to a new location, reorganisation and employment of new staff

2004
co-organisation of the 18th International Senckenberg Conference “Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations

2005-2007
reorganisation of 10 Quaternary palaeontological collections in Weimar

2010
professorate for Quaternary Palaeontology at Friedrich Schiller University, Jena

2011
Hanns Christian Schroeder-Hohenwarth Award of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung

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Scientific publications (selection since 1997)

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2020): Preface. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): XI-XII; RGZM, Mainz.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2020): Excavation progress and research at the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld during the years 1997–2015. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1031-1078 + foldout I; RGZM, Mainz.

KAHLKE, R.-D., LINNEMANN, U., GÄRTNER, A. (2020): New results on the origin and geological history of the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1079-1104; RGZM, Mainz.

GERDES, A., GÄRTNER, A., LINNEMANN, U., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2020): In situ U-Pb geochronology of re-deposited travertine from the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1105-1115; RGZM, Mainz.

BREDA, M., KAHLKE, R.-D., LISTER, A. M. (2020): New results on cervids from the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1197-1249; RGZM, Mainz.

KIERDORF, U., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2020, in press): Pathological findings on remains of hippopotamids from the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1251-1272; RGZM, Mainz.

KOTOWSKI, A., STEFANIAK, K., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2020): A rhinocerotid skull from the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1273-1293; RGZM, Mainz.

CAPPELLINI, E., WELKER, F., PANDOLFI, L., RAMOS MADRIGAL, J., FOTAKIS, A. K., LYON, D., MORENO MAYAR, V. J., BUKHSIANIDZE, M., RAKOWNIKOW JERSIE-CHRISTENSEN, R., MACKIE, M., GINOLHAC, A., FERRING, R., TAPPEN, M., PALKOPOULOU, E., SAMODOVA, D., RUETHER, P. L., DICKINSON, M. R., STAFFORD, T., CHAN, Y. L., GOETHERSTROEM, A., NATHAN, S. K. S. S., HEINTZMANN, P. D., KAPP, J. D., KIRILLOVA, I., MOODLEY, Y., AGUSTI, J., KAHLKE, R.-D., KILADZE, G., MARTINEZ-NAVARRO, B., LIU, S., SANDOVAL VELASCO, M., SINDING, M.-H. S., KELSTRUP, C. D., ALLENTOFT, M. E., KROGH, A., ORLANDO, L., PENKMAN, K., SHAPIRO, B., ROOK, L., DALEN, L., GILBERT, M. T. P., OLSEN, J. V., LORDKIPANIDZE, D., WILLERSLEV, E., 2019: Early Pleistocene enamel proteome sequences from Dmanisi resolve Stephanorhinus phylogeny. – Nature 574 (7776): 103-107| https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1555-y.

REUMER, J. W. F., MOL, D., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2019): Eerste vondsten van de Pleistocene berberaap (Macaca sylvanus) uit de Noordzee. – gea 52 (2): 31-33.

PFEIFER, S. J., HARTRAMPH, W. L., KAHLKE, R.-D., MÜLLER, F. A. (2019): Hard, stiff and tough: Proboscidean ivory was the most suitable osseous raw material for Late Pleistocene big game projectiles. – Scientific Reports 9 (2303): 10 S. | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-38779-1

CAPPELLINI, E., WELKER, F., PANDOLFI, L., RAMOS MADRIGAL, J., FOTAKIS, A. K., LYON, D., MORENO MAYAR, V. J., BUKHSIANIDZE, M., RAKOWNIKOW JERSIE-CHRISTENSEN, R., MACKIE, M., GINOLHAC, A., FERRING, R., TAPPEN, M., PALKOPOULOU, E., SAMODOVA, D., RÜTHER, P. L., DICKINSON, M. R., STAFFORD, T., CHAN, Y. L., GÖTHERSTRÖM, A., NATHAN, S. K. S. S., HEINTZMAN, P. D., KAPP, J. D., KIRILLOVA, I., MOODLEY, Y., AGUSTI, J., KAHLKE, R.-D., KILADZE, G., MARTÍNEZ-NAVARRO, B., LIU, S., SANDOVAL VELASCO, M., SINDING, M.-H. S., KELSTRUP, C. D., ALLENTOFT, M. E., KROGH, A., ORLANDO, L., PENKMAN, K., SHAPIRO, B., ROOK, L., DALÉN, L., GILBERT, M. T. P., OLSEN, J. V., LORDKIPANIDZE, D., WILLERSLEV, E. (2018): Early Pleistocene enamel proteome sequences from Dmanisi resolve Stephanorhinus phylogeny. – bioRxiv: 34 S. | https://doi.org/10.1101/407692

REUMER, J. W. F., MOL, D., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2018): First finds of Macaca sylvanus (Cercopithecidae, Primates) from the North Sea. – Revue de Paléobiologie 37 (2): 555-560 | doi: 10.5281/zenodo.2545095.

UHL, D., KUNZMANN, L., HERTLER, C., KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., KÖNIGSHOF, P., KULLMER, O., SCHAAL, S.F.K., SMITH, K.T., SOLÓRZANO KRAEMER, M.M., STEBICH, M., TIETZ, O., WILMSEN, M. (2018): Palaeontological collections of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung. – In: BECK, L. A., JOGER, U. (Eds.): Paleontological collections of Germany, Austria and Switzerland – The history of life of fossil organisms at museums and universities. – 209-240; Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York | https://doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-77401-5.

ROEBROEKS, W., GAUDZINSKI-WINDHEUSER, S., BAALES, M., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2018): Uneven data quality and the earliest occupation of Europe – The case of Untermassfeld (Germany). – Journal of Paleolithic Archaeology 1: 5-31 | https://doi.org/10.1007/s41982-017-0003-5

VAN ASPEREN, E. N., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2017): Dietary traits of the late Early Pleistocene Bison menneri (Bovidae, Mammalia) from its type site Untermassfeld (Central Germany) and the problem of Pleistocene ‘wood bison’. – Quaternary Science Reviews 177: 299-313; Elsevier | https://doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.10.002.

KIERDORF, U., MENG, S., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2016): Resorptive depressions on a horn core of Late Pleistocene (MIS 3) Bison priscus (Bovidae, Mammalia) from northeastern Germany. – International Journal of Paleopathology 15: 76-82; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2016.08.006.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2015): The maximum geographic extension of Late Pleistocene Mammuthus primigenius (Proboscidea, Mammalia) and its limiting factors. – Quaternary International 379: 147-154; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.03.023.

VAN ASPEREN, E. N., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2015): Dietary variation and overlap in Central and Northwest European Stephanorhinus kirchbergensis and S. hemitoechus (Rhinocerotidae, Mammalia) influenced by habitat diversity. – Quaternary Science Reviews 107: 47-61; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.10.001.

KAHLKE, R.-D., FRITZ, U., KIERDORF, U. (2015): Badger (Meles meles) predation on European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis) during the Eemian interglacial (MIS 5e). – Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 95 (2): 223-235; Springer | https://doi.org/10.1007/s12549-014-0170-z.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2014): The origin of Eurasian Mammoth Faunas (MammuthusCoelodonta Faunal Complex). – Quaternary Science Reviews 96: 32-49; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.01.012.

MAUL, L. C., STEBICH, M., FRENZEL, P., HAMBACH, U., HENKEL, T., KATZSCHMANN, L., KIENAST, F., MENG, S., PENKMAN, K., ROLF, C., THOMAS, M., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2013): Age and palaeoenvironment of the enigmatic Arternian Interglacial – evidence from the Muschelton at Voigtstedt/Hackelsberg (Thuringia, Central Germany). – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386: 68-85; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.05.005.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2012): Climatic cyclicity, mammal communities and ecological stimuli of Early to early Middle Pleistocene hominin dispersal in the western Palaearctic. – Quaternary International 279-280: 230-231; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2012.08.500.

KIERDORF, U., KAHLKE, R.-D., FLOHR, S. (2012): Healed fracture of the tibia in a bison (Bison menneri Sher, 1997) from the late Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld (Thuringia, Germany). – International Journal of Paleopathology 2: 19-24; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpp.2012.03.001.

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D., VEKUA, A. K. (2011): The cheetah Acinonyx pardinensis (CROIZET et JOBERT, 1828) s.l. at the hominin site of Dmanisi (Georgia) – A potential prime meat supplier in Early Pleistocene ecosystems. – Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 2703-2714; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.05.024.

KAHLKE, R.-D., KAISER, T. M. (2011): Generalism as a subsistence strategy: advantages and limitations of the highly flexible feeding traits of Pleistocene Stephanorhinus hundsheimensis (Rhinocerotidae, Mammalia). – Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 2250-2261; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.12.012.

KAHLKE, R.-D., GARCÍA, N., KOSTOPOULOS, D. S., LACOMBAT, F., LISTER, A. M., MAZZA, P. P. A., SPASSOV, N., TITOV, V. V. (2011): Western Palaearctic palaeoenvironmental conditions during the Early and early Middle Pleistocene inferred from large mammal communities, and implications for hominin dispersal in Europe. – Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 1368-1395; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.07.020.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2010): The origin of Eurasian mammoth faunas. – Quaternaire, Hors-série 3: 21-22; Paris.

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D., VEKUA, A. K. (2010): Panthera onca georgica ssp. nov. from the Early Pleistocene of Dmanisi (Republic of Georgia) and the phylogeography of jaguars (Mammalia, Carnivora, Felidae). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abh. 257 (1): 115-127; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart | https://dx.doi.org/10.1127/0077-7749/2010/0067.

CAMPOS, P. F., WILLERSLEVA, E., SHER †, A., ORLANDO, L., AXELSSON, E., TIKHONOV, A., AARIS-SØRENSEN, K., GREENWOOD, A., KAHLKE, R.-D., KOSINTSEV, P., KRAKHMALNAYA, T., KUZNETSOVA, T., LEMEY, P., MACPHEE, R., NORRIS, C. A., SHEPHERD, K., SUCHARD, M. A., ZAZULA, G. D., SHAPIRO, B., GILBERT, M. T. P. (2010): Ancient DNA analyses exclude humans as the driving force behind late Pleistocene musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) population dynamics. – Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107 (12): 5675-5680 | https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0907189107.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2009): Les communautés de grands mammifères du Pléistocène inférieur terminal et le concept d’un biochrone Épivillafranchien. – Quaternaire 20 (4): 415-427 | URL: http://quaternaire.revues.org/5292

ÁLVAREZ-LAO, D., KAHLKE, R.-D., GARCÍA, N., MOL, D. (2009): The Padul mammoth finds – On the southernmost record of Mammuthus primigenius in Europe and its southern spread during the Late Pleistocene. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 278 (1-4): 57-70; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.04.011.

KAHLKE, R.-D., LACOMBAT, F. (2008): The earliest immigration of woolly rhinoceros (Coelodonta tologoijensis, Rhinocerotidae, Mammalia) into Europe and its adaptive evolution in Palaearctic cold stage mammal faunas. – Quaternary Science Reviews 27: 1951-1961; Elsevier | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.07.013.

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D., KELLER, T. (2008): Cheetahs in the Middle Pleistocene of Europe: Acinonyx pardinensis(sensu lato) intermedius (THENIUS, 1954) from the Mosbach Sands (Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 249 (3): 345-356; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart | https://doi.org/10.1127/0077-7749/2008/0249-0345.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2007): Late Early Pleistocene European large mammals and the concept of an Epivillafranchian biochron. – Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 259: 265-278; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

VALDIOSERA, C. E., GARCÍA, N., ANDERUNG, C., DALÉN, L., CRÉGUT-BONNOURE, E., KAHLKE, R.-D., STILLER, M., BRANDSTRÖM, M., THOMAS, M. G., ARSUAGA, J. L., GÖTHERSTRÖM, A., BARNES, I. (2007): Staying out in the Cold: Glacial Refugia and Mitochondrial DNA Phylogeography in Ancient European Brown Bears. – Molecular Ecology 16 (24): 5140-5148; Oxford | https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03590.x.

LORDKIPANIDZE, D., JASHASHVILI, T., VEKUA, A., PONCE DE LEÓN, M.S., ZOLLIKOFER, C. P. E., RIGHTMIRE, G. P., PONTZER, H., FERRING, R., OMS, O., TAPPEN, M., BUKHSIANIDZE, M., AGUSTI, J., KAHLKE, R.-D., KILADZE, G., MARTINEZ-NAVARRO, B., MOUSKHELISHVILI, A., NIORADZE, M., ROOK, L. (2007): Postcranial evidence from early Homo from Dmanisi, Georgia. – Nature 449: 305-310 (20. September 2007) | https://doi.org/10.1038/nature06134.

VALDIOSERA, C., GARCIA, N., DALÉN, L. SMITH, C., KAHLKE, R.-D., LIDÉN, K., ANGERBJÖRN, A., ARSUAGA, J. L., GÖTHERSTRÖM, A. (2006): Typing single polymorphic nucleotides in mitochondrial DNA as a way to access Middle Pleistocene DNA. – Biology Letters 2 (4): 601-603 | https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2006.0515

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2006): Asiatic origins of Palaearctic cold-adepted larger mammal faunas. – In: ALEXEEVA, N., ERBAJEVA, M. A., MIRONOV, A. G. (Eds): Stratigraphy, paleontology and paleoenvironment of Pliocene-Pleistocene of Transbaikalia and interregional correlations. International symposium, August 28th-September 3rd, 2006, Ulan-Ude, Volume of Abstracts: 47; Ulan-Ude.

MOL, D., TIKHONOV, A., VAN DER PLICHT, J., KAHLKE, R.-D., DEBRUYNE, R., VAN GEEL, B., VAN REENEN, G., PALS, J. P., DE MARLIAVE, C., REUMER, J. W. F. (2006): Results of the Cerpolex/Mammuthus Expeditions on the Taimyr Peninsula, Arctic Siberia, Russian Federation. – Quaternary International 142-143: 186-202 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2005.03.016

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2005): Nachweis des Jaguars (Panthera onca gombaszoegensis) aus dem späten Unter- oder frühen Mittelpleistozän der Niederlande. – Deinsea 11: 47-57; Rotterdam.

KAISER, T. M., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2005): The highly flexible feeding strategy of Stephanorhinus etruscus ( FALCONER , 1859) (Rhinocerotidae, Mammalia) during the early Middle Pleistocene in Central Europe. – Berichte des Instituts für Erdwissenschaften Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz 10: 50-53; Graz.

KAHLKE, R.-D., GAUDZINSKI S. (2005): The blessing of a great flood: differentiation of mortality patterns in the large mammal record of the Lower Pleistocene fluvial site of Untermassfeld (Germany) and its relevance for the interpretation of faunal assemblages from archaeological sites. – Journal of Archaeological Science 32: 1202-1222 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2005.03.004

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2004): Bibliography 1951-2004 of HANS-DIETRICH KAHLKE. – In: MAUL, L. C., KAHLKE, R.-D. (Eds): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 31-54; Berlin.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2004): Late Early Pleistocene European large mammals: a mixture of Villafranchian and Galerian (Cromerian) elements? – In: MAUL, L. C., KAHLKE, R.-D. (Eds): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 125-127; Berlin.

MOL, D., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2004): The Fishhook Mammoth – A Late Pleistocene (Early Sartanian) individual of Mammuthus primigenius with preserved gut contents from the Upper Taimyra River (Taimyr Peninsula, Arctic Siberia). – In: MAUL, L. C., KAHLKE, R.-D. (Eds): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 179-180; Berlin.

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D., VEKUA, A. (2004): The Old World puma – Puma pardoides (OWEN, 1846) (Carnivora: Felidae) – in the Lower Villafranchian (Upper Pliocene) of Kvabebi (East Georgia, Transcaucasia) and its evolutionary and biogeographical significance. – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 233 (2): 197-231; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2003): Contemporary mammals of Mammuthus meridionalis during the late Lower Pleistocene in Europe – The diverse Epivillafranchian Untermassfeld fauna. – Occasional Papers in Earth Science 5, 3rd International Mammoth Conference: 51-54; Whitehorse.

NIELSEN-MARSH, C., OSTROM, P. H., GANDHI, H., SHAPIRO, B., COOPER, A., HAUSCHKA, P. V., KAHLKE, R.-D., COLLINS, M. J. (2003): Ancient protein sequences: a new direction for molecular palaeontology. – American Chemical Society Meeting, New Orleans 23th -27th March, 2003; New Orleans.

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D., KELLER, T. (2003): Panthera onca gombaszoegensis (KRETZOI, 1938) aus den frühmittelpleistozänen Mosbach-Sanden (Wiesbaden, Hessen, Deutschland) – Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Variabilität und Verbreitungsgeschichte des Jaguars. –- Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 229 (1): 31-60; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2002): Bedeutende Fossilvorkommen des Quartärs in Thüringen. Teil 5: Großsäugetiere. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D., WUNDERLICH, J. (Hrsg.): Tertiär und Quartär in Thüringen. – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 9: 207-232; Jena.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2002): The Quaternary large mammal faunas of Thuringia (Central Germany). – In: MEYRICK, R. A., SCHREVE, D. C. (Eds.): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings), Field Guide: 59-78; Quaternary Research Association, London.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C., MEYRICK, R. A., STEBICH, M., GRASSELT, T. (2002): The Quaternary sequence from the late Middle to Upper Pleistocene site of Weimar-Ehringsdorf . – In: MEYRICK, R. A., SCHREVE, D. C. (Eds): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings), Field Guide: 163-177; Quaternary Research Association, London.

HEMMER, H., KAHLKE, R.-D., VEKUA, A. K. (2001): The Jaguar – Panthera onca gombaszoegensis (KRETZOI, 1938) (Carnivora: Felidae) in the late Lower Pleistocene of Akhalkalaki (South Georgia; Transcaucasia) and its evolutionary and ecological significance. – Geobios 34 (4): 475-486 | https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-6995(01)80011-5

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2001): Verbesserte geologische Standardprofile zur unterpleistozänen Komplexfundstelle Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 2. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (2): 433 – 445 + Anl. I; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.559

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2001): Schädelreste von Hippopotamus aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 2. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (2): 483-500 + Taf. 77-78; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.559

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2001): Die unterpleistozäne Komplexfundstelle Untermaßfeld – Zusammenfassung des Kenntnisstandes sowie synthetische Betrachtungen zu Genesemodell, Paläoökologie und Stratigraphie. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 3. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (3): 931-1030 + Anl. I-XV; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open acces: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.560

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2000): The Early Pleistocene (Epivillafranchian) Faunal Site of Untermassfeld (Thuringia, Central Germany). Synthesis of New Results. – In: LORDKIPANIDZE D., BAR-YOSEF O., OTTE, M. (Eds.): Early Humans at the Gates of Europe. Proceedings of the first international symposium. Dmanisi, Tbilisi (Georgia) Septembre 1998. – Etudes et Recherches Archéologiques de l’Université de Liège 92: 123-138; Liège.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (1999): Overview and first quantitative data on the taphonomy of the Lower Pleistocene fossil site of Untermassfeld (Thüringen, Germany). – In: The role of early humans in the accumulation of European Lower and Middle Palaeolithic bone assemblages. Ergebnisse eines Kolloquiums. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 42: 7-19; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.

KIERDORF, U., KAHLKE, R.-D. (1998): Osteochondrosis intervertebralis und Spondylosis deformans bei einem Braunbären (Ursus arctos) aus dem Pleistozän von Weimar-Taubach (Thüringen, Deutschland). – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 5, (HEINZ-WIEFEL-Festschrift): 101-113; Jena.

ELLENBERG, J., KAHLKE, R.-D. (1997): Die quartärgeologische Entwicklung des mittleren Werratals und der Bau der unterpleistozänen Komplexfundstelle Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 1. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 40 (1): 29-62 + Taf. 1-18; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.558

KAHLKE, R.-D. (1997): Die Hippopotamus-Reste aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 1. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 40 (1): 277-374 + Taf. 45-62; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.558

KAHLKE, R.-D. (1997): Bisheriger Gesamtbefund zur Geologie, Paläozoologie, Taphonomie, Ökologie und Stratigraphie der unterpleistozänen Komplexfundstelle Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 1. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 40 (1): 385-418; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.558

KAHLKE, R.-D., KIERDORF, U. (1997): Diffuse idiopathische skelettale Hyperostose bei einem Bären (Ursus sp.) aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Südthüringen, Deutschland). – Quartär 47/48: 159-175; Bonn.

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Books and monographs

KAHLKE, R.-D. (Ed.) (2020, in press): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Vol. 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): XII, 1031-1324 + foldout I; RGZM, Mainz.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C., MAZZA, P. P. A. (Eds) (2007): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Proceedings of the 18th International Senckenberg Conference (VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar). Volume II. – Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 259: VI + 1-297; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2006): Untermassfeld – A late Early Pleistocene (Epivillafranchian) fossil site near Meiningen (Thuringia, Germany) and its position in the development of the European mammal fauna. – BAR International Series 1578: 1-114 + 15 fold outs; Archaeopress, Oxford.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C., MAZZA, P. P. A. (Eds) (2006): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Proceedings of the 18 th International Senckenberg Conference (VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar). Volume I. – Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 256: I-XII, 1-347; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MOL, D. (2005): Eiszeitliche Großsäugetiere der Sibirischen Arktis. Die Cerpolex/Mammuthus-Expeditionen auf Tajmyr. – Senckenberg-Buch 77: 1-96; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

OSTRITZ, S., KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.) (2004): KAHLKE, H.-D., Sonderhausen und Bruchstedt. Zwei Gräberfelder mit älterer Linienbandkeramik in Thüringen. – Weimarer Monographien zur Ur- und Frühgeschichte 39: 1-138 + 55 Taf.; Beier & Beran, Langenweissbach.

MAUL, L. C., KAHLKE, R.-D. (Eds) (2004): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 1-289; Berlin.

KAHLKE, R.-D., WUNDERLICH, J. (Hrsg.) (2003): Tertiär und Quartär in Thüringen. – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 9: 1-364 + 11 Beil.; Jena.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2002): Fossilien des Eiszeitalters. Einblicke in die Naturgeschichte Europas. – 1-28; Frankfurt/M.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.) (2001): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 3. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (3): VI, 699-1030 + Taf. 132-151 + 15 Anl.; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open acces: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.560

KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.) (2001): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 2. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (2): VIII, 419-698 + Taf. 68-131 + 1 Anl.; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.559

KAHLKE, R.-D. (1999): The History of the Origin, Evolution and Dispersal of the Late Pleistocene Mammuthus-CoelodontaFaunal Complex in Eurasia (Large Mammals). – 1-219; Fenske, Rapid City.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.) (1997): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 1. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (1): VI, 1-418 + Taf. 1-67; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.558

KAHLKE, R.-D. (1994): Die Entstehungs-, Entwicklungs- und Verbreitungsgeschichte des oberpleistozänen Mammuthus-Coelodonta-Faunenkomplexes in Eurasien (Großsäuger). – Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft 546: 1-164 + 23 Karten; Frankfurt/M.

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Popular scientific contributions (selection since 2001)

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2017): Pioniere im Dschungel: die Vietnamesisch-Deutsche Quartär-Expedition 1964. – Senckenberg natur • forschung • museum 143 (1/2): 62-67.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2016): Pioniere im Dschungel: die Vietnamesisch-Deutsche Quartär-Expedition 1964. – In: Schätze der Archäologie Vietnams : Begleitband zur Sonderausstellung; 7. Oktober 2016 – 26. Februar 2017 LWL-Museum für Archäologie, Westfälisches Landesmuseum Herne, 31. März – 20. August 2017 Staatliches Museum für Archäologie Chemnitz, 16. September 2017 – 7. Januar 2018 Reiss-Engelhorn-Museum Mannheim. – 30-39; Mainz .

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2015): Eurasiens Kältekünstler – Ursprung der Mammutfaunen älter als bislang bekannt / Eurasia’s Ice Age artists – The roots of mammoth faunas older than previously realized. – In: Senckenberg 2013-2014. – 45-50; Frankfurt/M.

KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., KIENAST, F. (2014): Senckenberg Forschungsstation für Quartärpaläontologie Weimar. – In: WERNEBURG, R., MEY, E. (Hrsg.): Thüringer Natur-Schätze : Naturkundliche Museen und Sammlungen im Freistaat Thüringen. – 138-147; Schnell + Steiner, Regensburg.

KAHLKE, R.-D., FISHER, D. (2013): Siberian Trove (Map). – National Geographic Magazine 223 (4): 55.

KAHLKE, R.-D., FISHER, D. (2013): Mammutfriedhof (Karte). – National Geographic Deutschland 2013 (4): 121.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2012): Mammute an der Alhambra. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 142 (9/10): 332-333.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2012): Großgeparde. Frischfleischlieferanten vor 1,8 Millionen Jahren. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 142 (7/8): 266-267.

STUHRMANN, J., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2012): Die Zeit der letzten großen Tiere. – GEO Juni: 106-107; Hamburg.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2011): Fossile Wolfsfunde. Belege einer Erfolgsgeschichte. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 141 (1/2): 35-36.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2009): Das Leichenfeld im Werratal – Europäischer Faunenwandel vor einer Million Jahren. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 146-159.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2007): Soergelia elisabethae. Ein eiszeitliches Faunenelement Eurasiens und Nordamerikas. – Natur und Museum 137 (7/8): 168-169.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2007): Fossile Großsäugetiere der Sibirischen Arktis / Fossil large mammals of the Siberian Arctic. – In: Senckenberg 2005-06. – 37; Frankfurt/M.

KAHLKE, R.-D., UTSCHIG, G., KEILER, J.-A., RÖSSLER, D., STACHE, M. (2007): Umzug der Eiszeitsammlungen / Move of the Ice Age collections. – In: Senckenberg 2005-06. – 92; Frankfurt/M.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2006): Nashörner der Kältesteppe. – Natur und Museum 136 (11/12): 245-255.

GARCIA, N., KAHLKE, R.-D. (2006): Älteste DNA-Nachweise bei fossilen Säugetieren. – Natur und Museum 136 (9/10): 234.

KAHLKE, R.-D., KIERDORF, U. (2005): Diabetes im Fossilbefund? – Natur und Museum 135 (11/12): 280-281.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2005): Pumas in Eurasien. – In: Senckenberg 2004. – 23; Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft, Frankfurt/M.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2004): Eiszeitbisons aus dem Nuggetland. – Natur und Museum 134 (12): 423-424.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2003): Fossile Feuerspuren. – Natur und Museum 133 (11): 345-346.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2002): Eurasiens Moschusochsen – einst und jetzt. – Natur und Museum 132 (10): 388-390.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2001): Ein Meer voller Knochen? Pleistozäne Wirbeltierreste aus der Scheldemündung und vom Nordseeboden. – Natur und Museum 131 (12): 417-432.

KAHLKE, R.-D. (2001): Eis und heiß – Konservierte Sedimentstrukturen des Quartärs. – Natur und Museum 131 (10): 361-362.

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John-Albrecht Keiler
Dipl.-Restaurator  John-Albrecht Keiler
Head of technical preservation

Responsibilities

  • Excavation, preparation, and conservation of Quaternary fossil material
  • Assistant coordinator of local excavations
  • Analyses of the state of preservation of historical Pleistocene vertebrate collections and development of new methods for conservation
  • Providing expert opinion on the conservation of Quaternary collections

Scientific publications

KEILER, J.-A., BENECKE, M., KEILER, J. (2020): Bone modifications by insects from the Early Pleistocene site of Untermassfeld. – In: Kahlke, R.-D. (Ed.): The Pleistocene of Untermassfeld near Meiningen (Thüringen, Germany). Part 4. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (4): 1117-1132.

KEILER, J.-A., WENZEL, T., 2019: Raubgräber in Untermassfeld. – Senckenberg Natur • Forschung • Museum 149 (10-12): 184-191; Frankfurt/M.

UHL, D., KUNZMANN, L., HERTLER, C., KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., KÖNIGSHOF, P., KULLMER, O., SCHAAL, S.F.K., SMITH, K.T., SOLÓRZANO KRAEMER, M.M., STEBICH, M., TIETZ, O., WILMSEN, M. (2018): Palaeontological collections of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung. – In: BECK, L. A., JOGER, U. (Eds.): Paleontological collections of Germany, Austria and Switzerland – The history of life of fossil organisms at museums and universities. – 209-240, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York. | doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-77401-5.

KEILER, J.-A. (2017): Konzepte der Präventiven Konservierung für die Sammlungen der Senckenberg Forschungsstation für Quartärpaläontologie Weimar. – Der Präparator 63: 66-85. 

KEILER, J.-A. (2008): Bergung, Präparation und Konservierung fossiler Säugetierschädel aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld/Thüringen. Eine methodologische Betrachtung. – Der Präparator 54: 62-83.

KEILER, J.-A. (2003): Bedeutende Fossilvorkommen des Quartärs in Thüringen. Teil 3: Insekten. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. & WUNDERLICH, J. (Hrsg.): Tertiär und Quartär in Thüringen. – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen N.  F. 9: 173-186, Jena.

KEILER, J.-A. (2002): Quaternary insect evidence in Thuringia (Central Germany). – In: MEYRICK, R. A. & SCHREVE, D. C. (Eds.) (2002): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings). Field Guide. – 51-58; Quaternary Research Association, London.

KEILER, J.-A. (2001): Die Polyvinylbutyral-Tränkungsmethode für fossile Knochen. – Der Präparator 47 (2): 49-56.

KEILER, J.-A. (2001): Die Koprolithen aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld. –  In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 2. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (2): 691-698 + Taf. 128-131; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.559

KEILER, J.-A. (2001): Die Präparation und Konservierung des Fossilmaterials aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 2. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (2): 461-482 + Taf. 68-71; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.559

KEILER, J.-A. (1995): Bergung und Präparation pleistozäner Wirbeltierreste unter Berücksichtigung des Fossilmaterials der Komplexfundstelle Untermaßfeld/Südthüringen. – Restaurierung und Museumstechnik 12: 1-31 + 24 Taf..

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Popular scientific contributions

KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A. & KIENAST, F. (2014): Senckenberg Forschungsstation für Quartärpaläontologie Weimar. – In: WERNEBURG, R. & MEY, E. (Hrsg.), (2014): Thüringer Natur-Schätze : Naturkundliche Museen und Sammlungen im Freistaat Thüringen. – 138-147; Schnell + Steiner, Regensburg.

KIENAST, F., KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., STEBICH, M. & WILDE, V. (2012): Weimarer quartärbotanische Sammlungen in neuem Domizil. – Senckenberg natur • forschung • museum 142 (9/10): 324-327.

KEILER, J.-A. (2009): Präparation fossiler Säugetierschädel im virtuellen Zeitalter. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 178-183.

KAHLKE, R.-D., UTSCHIG, G., KEILER, J.-A., RÖSSLER, D. & STACHE, M. (2007): Umzug der Eiszeitsammlungen / Move of the Ice Age collections. – In: JÄGER, P., KÖNIGSHOF, P., VEIT-KÖHLER, G., WENZEL, T. (Hrsg.) (2007): Senckenberg 2005-06. – 92; Frankfurt/M.

KEILER, J.-A. & KOVAC, D. (2001): Travertininsekten. – Natur und Museum 131 (6): 195-197.

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Frank Kienast Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Dr. Frank Kienast
Head of Quaternary macroflora section

Research interests

  • Quaternary vegetation history of Eurasia
  • Interactions between megaherbivores and vegetation during the Quaternary
  • Ecological consequences of biodiversity loss in the past
  • Composition, structure and functioning of the cold-stage mammoth-steppe biome
  • Impact of permafrost dynamics on Arctic vegetation
  • Phylogeography of Arctic plants

Curriculum vitae

since 2008
Head of the Quaternary Macroflora Section of Senckenberg Research Station of Quaternary Palaeontology in Weimar, curator of the macro-botanical collections, installation of a carpological reference collection

Field work in Yakutia (Northeast Siberia, Russia), Transbaikalia, Mongolia, and Alaska

2004-2007
Postdoc at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (DFG KI 849/1-2, own project)

2003
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) grant, stay at the Northeast Federal University Yakutsk and fieldwork in Central and Northeast Yakutia (Republic Sakha, Russian Federation)

2002
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.), PhD topic: Reconstruction of Late Quaternary vegetation and climate in the Laptev Sea region basing on botanical macro remains

1999-2002
PhD student in the working group „Permafrost deposits as palaeoclimate archives” at the Periglacial Research Section at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

1998
Diploma degree (Dipl.-Geoecologist), Diploma topic: Quaternary plant macrofossils from Ice Complex deposits at Cape Sabler, Lake Taymyr, N-Siberia

1992-1998 
Diploma student at the University of Potsdam, Department of Geoecology, Minor in Biology

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Scientific publications

MARTINETTO, E., BERTINI, A., BHANDARI, S., BRUCH, A., CHERIN, M., FIELD, J. H., GABRIELYAN, I., GIANOTTI, F., KERN, A. K., KIENAST, F. LINDSEY, E. L., MOMOHARA, A., RAVAZZI, C., THOMAS, E. R. (2020): The last three millions of unequal spring thaws (chap. 1). In: MARTINETTO, E., TSCHOPP, E., GASTALDO, R. A. (Eds.): Nature through Time. Virtual field trips through the Nature of the past. Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment. – 1-53; Springer | https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35058-1_1.

SCHIRRMEISTER, L., DIETZE, E., MATTHES, H., GROSSE, G., STRAUSS, J., LABOOR, S., ULRICH, M., KIENAST, F. & WETTERICH, S. (2020): The genesis of Yedoma Ice Complex permafrost – Grain-size endmember modeling analysis from Siberia and Alaska. – E&G Quaternary Science Journal 69 (1): 33-53 | https://doi.org/10.5194/egqsj-69-33-2020.

KIENAST, F., ASHASTINA, K. & TROEVA, E. (2018): Phylogeography of a west-Beringian endemic plant: An ancient seed of Stellaria jacutica Schischk. detected in permafrost deposits of the last interglacial. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 259: 48-54 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2018.09.012.

ASHASTINA, K., KUZMINA, S., RUDAYA, N., TROEVA, E., SCHOCH, W. H., RÖMERMANN, C., REINECKE, J., OTTE, V., SAWINOV, G., WESCHE, K., KIENAST, F. (2018): Woodlands and steppes: Pleistocene vegetation in Yakutia’s most continental part recorded in the Batagay permafrost sequence. – Quaternary Science Reviews 196: 38-61 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.07.032.

ASHASTINA, K., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., FUCHS, M. & KIENAST, F. (2017): Palaeoclimate characteristics in interior Siberia of MIS 6–2: first insights from the Batagay permafrost mega-thaw slump in the Yana Highlands. – Climate of the Past 13: 795-818 | https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-13-795-2017.

SCHIRRMEISTER, L., MEYER, H., ANDREEV, A., WETTERICH, S., KIENAST, F., BOBROV, A., FUCHS, M., SIERRALTA, M. & HERZSCHUH, U. (2016): Late Quaternary paleoenvironmental records from the Chatanika River valley near Fairbanks (Alaska). – Quaternary Science Reviews 147259-278 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.02.009.

SCHLEUSNER, Ph., BISKARBON, B. K., KIENAST, F., WOLTER, J., SUBETTO, D. & DIEKMANN, B. (2015): Basin evolution and palaeoenvironmental variability of the thermokarst lake El’gene-Kyuele, Arctic Siberia. – Boreas 44 (1): 216-229 | https://doi.org/10.1111/bor.12084.

MAUL, L. C., STEBICH, M., FRENZEL, P., HAMBACH, U., HENKEL, T., KATZSCHMANN, L., KIENAST, F., MENG, S., PENKMAN, K., ROLF, C., THOMAS, M. & KAHLKE, R.-D. (2013): Age and palaeoenvironment of the enigmatic Arternian Interglacial – evidence from the Muschelton at Voigtstedt/Hackelsberg (Thuringia, Central Germany). – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386: 68-85 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.05.005.

KIENAST, F. (2013): Plant macrofossil records – Arctic Eurasia. – In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science Vol. 3. – 733-745; Elsevier, 2nd edition.

ANDREEV, A. A., MOROZOVA, E., FEDOROV, G., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., BOBROV, A. A., KIENAST, F. & SCHWAMBORN, G. (2012): Vegetation history of central Chukotka deduced from permafrost paleoenvironmental records of the El’gygytgyn Impact Crater. – Climate of the Past 8: 1287-1300 | https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-8-1287-2012.

WETTERICH, S., GROSSE, G., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., ANDREEV, A. A., BOBROV, A. A., KIENAST, F., BIGELOW, N. H. & EDWARDS, M. E. (2012): Late Quaternary environmental and landscape dynamics revealed from a pingo sequence on the northern Seward Peninsula, Alaska. – Quaternary Science Reviews 39: 26-44 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.01.027.

JØRGENSEN, T., HAILE, J., MÖLLER, P., ANDREEV, A., BOESSENKOOL, S., RASMUSSEN, M., KIENAST, F., COISSAC, E., TABERLET, P., BROCHMANN, C., BIGELOW, N., ANDERSEN, K., ORLANDO, L., GILBERT, P., THOMAS, M. & WILLERSLEV, E. (2012): A comparative study of ancient sedimentary DNA, pollen and macrofossils from permafrost sediments of northern Siberia reveals long-term vegetational stability. – Molecular Ecology 21: 1989-2003; | https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-294x.2011.05287.x.

KIENAST, F., WETTERICH, S.,  KUZMINA, S.,  SCHIRRMEISTER, L., ANDREEV, A. A.,  TARASOV, P.,  NAZAROVA, L., KOSSLER, A., FROLOVA, L. & KUNITSKY, V .V. (2011): Paleontological records indicate the occurrence of open woodlands in a dry inland climate at the present-day Arctic coast in western Beringia during the last interglacial. – Quaternary Science Reviews 30 (17/18): 2134-2159 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.11.024.

SCHIRRMEISTER, L., GROSSE, G., SCHNELLE, M., FUCHS, M., ULRICH, M., KUNITSKY, V., KRBETSCHEK, M., GRIGORIEV, M., ANDREEV, A., KIENAST, F., MEYER, H., KLIMOVA, I., BABIY, O., BOBROV, A., WETTERICH, S. & SCHWAMBORN, G. (2011): Late Quaternary paleoenvironmental records from the western Lena Delta, Arctic Siberia. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 299: 175-196 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.10.045.

WERNER, K., TARASOV, P. E., ANDREEV, A. A., MÜLLER, S., KIENAST, F., ZECH, M., ZECH, W. & DIEKMANN, B. (2010): A 12.5-kyr history of vegetation dynamics and mire development with evidence of the Younger Dryas larch presence in the Verkhoyansk Mountains, East Siberia, Russia. – Boreas 39 (1): 56-68 | https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1502-3885.2009.00116.x.

BINNEY, H. A., WILLIS, K. J., EDWARDS, M. E., BHAGWAT, S. A., ANDERSON, P., ANDREEV, A. A., BLAAUW, M., DAMBLON, F., HAESAERTS, P., KIENAST, F., KREMENETSKI, K. V., KRIVONOGOV, S. K., LOZHKIN, A. V., MACDONALD, G. M., NOVENKO, E. Y., OKSANEN, P., SAPELKO, T. V., VALIRANTA, M. & VAZHENINA, L. (2009): The distribution of Late Quaternary woody taxa in Eurasia: evidence from a new macrofossil database. – Quaternary Science Reviews 28 (23/24): 2445-2464 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.04.016.

ANDREEV, A., GROSSE, G., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., KUZNETSOVA, T. V., KUZMINA, S. A., BOBROV, A. A., TARASOV, P. E., NOVENKO, E. YU., MEYER, H., DEREVYAGIN, A. YU., KIENAST, F., BRYANTSEVA, A. & KUNITSKY, V. V. (2009): Weichselian and Holocene palaeoenvironmental history of the Bol’shoy Lyakhovsky Island, New Siberian Archipelago, Arctic Siberia. – Boreas 38 (1): 72-110 | https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1502-3885.2008.00039.x.

KIENAST, F., TARASOV, P., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., GROSSE, G. & ANDREEV, A. (2008): Continental climate in the East Siberian Arctic during the last interglacial: implications from palaeobotanical records. – Global and Planetary Change 60(3/4): 535-562 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.07.004.

WETTERICH, S., KUZMINA, S., KUZNETSOVA, T., ANDREEV, A. A., KIENAST, F., MEYER, H., SCHIRRMEISTER, L. & SIERRALTA, M. (2008): Palaeoenvironmental dynamics inferred from late Quaternary permafrost deposits on Kurungnakh Island, Lena Delta, Northeast Siberia, Russia. – Quaternary Science Reviews 27 (15/16): 1523-1540 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.04.007.

KIENAST, F., SCHIRRMEISTER, L. & WETTERICH, S. (2008): Vegetation Differentiation across a topographic Yedoma – Alas Transect in the High Arctic Tundra of Oyogos Yar, East Siberia. – Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Permafrost, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. – 937-940.

SCHIRRMEISTER, L., GROSSE, G., KUNITSKY, V., MAGENS, D., MEYER, H., DEREVIAGIN, A., KUZNETSOVA, T., ANDREEV, A., BABIY, O., KIENAST, F., GRIGORIEV, M. & PREUSSER, F. (2008): Periglacial landscape evolution and environmental changes of Arctic lowland areas for the last 60,000 years (Western Laptev Sea coast, Cape Mamontov Klyk). – Polar Research 27: 249-272 | https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1751-8369.2008.00067.x.

KIENAST, F. (2007): Arctic Vegetation History – Eurasia. – In: Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science. – 2422-2434; Elsevier.

KIENAST, F., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., SIEGERT, C. & TARASOV, P. (2005): Palaeobotanical evidence for warm summers in the East Siberian Arctic during the last cold stage. – Quaternary Research 63 (3): 283-300 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.yqres.2005.01.003.

KUNITSKY, V. V., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., GROSSE, G. & KIENAST, F. (2002): Snow Patches in Nival Landscapes and Their Role for the Ice Complex Formation in the Laptev Sea Coastal Lowlands. – Polarforschung 70: 53-67.

SCHIRRMEISTER, L., SIEGERT, C., KUZNETSOVA, T., KUZMINA, S., ANDREEV, A. A., KIENAST, F., MEYER, H. & BOBROV, A. A. (2002): Paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic records from permafrost deposits in the Arctic region of Northern Siberia. – Quaternary International 89: 97-118 | https://doi.org/10.1016/S1040-6182(01)00083-0.

KIENAST, F. (2002): Die Rekonstruktion der spätquartären Vegetations- und Klimageschichte der Laptewsee-Region auf der Basis botanischer Großrestuntersuchungen. Dissertation, Universität Potsdam.

KIENAST, F., SIEGERT, C., DEREVIAGIN, A. & MAI, D. H. (2001): Climatic implications of late Quaternary plant macrofossil assemblages from the Taymyr Peninsula, Siberia. – Global and Planetary Change 31: 265-281 | https://doi.org/10.1016/S0921-8181(01)00124-2.

KIENAST, F. (1998): Paläokarpologische Untersuchungen an Ablagerungen des Eiskomplexes vom Kap Sabler: Ein Beitrag zur Rekonstruktion der spätquartären Umweltbedingungen des Taymyrgebietes. Diplomarbeit, Universität Potsdam.

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Popular scientific contributions

ASHASTINA, K. & KIENAST, F. (2016): Geheimnisse im sibirischen Permafrost. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 146 (9/10): 260-273.

KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A. & KIENAST, F. (2014): Senckenberg Forschungsstation für Quartärpaläontologie Weimar. – In: Werneburg, R. & Mey, E. (Hrsg.), (2014): Thüringer Natur-Schätze : Naturkundliche Museen und Sammlungen im Freistaat Thüringen. – 138-147; Schnell + Steiner, Regensburg.

KIENAST, F., KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., STEBICH, M. & WILDE, V. (2012): Weimarer quartärbotanische Sammlungen in neuem Domizil. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 142 (9/10): 324-327.

DRESSLER, S., GEBAUER, P., HOPPENRATH, M., KIENAST, F., OTTE, V. & ZIZKA, G. (2011): Das neue Herbarium Senckenbergianum – Alte Institutionen unter einem gemeinsamen neuen Dach. – Senckenberg  – natur • forschung • museum 141 (3/4): 110-113.

KAHLKE, R.-D., KIENAST, F., MAUL, L. C. & STEBICH, M. (2009): Neuaufstellung der Quartärpaläontologischen Sammlungen. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 196-201.

KIENAST, F. (2009): Der Untergang der pleistozänen Tundrensteppe. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 172-177.

KIENAST, F. & STEBICH, M. (2009): Der Thüringische Flieder Syringa thuringiaca (Vitrine Mai/Juni 2009). – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 194-195.

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Expedition reports

SCHIRRMEISTER, L., WETTERICH, S., KUNITSKY, V., TUMSKOY, V., DOBRYNIN, D., DEREVYAGIN, A., OPEL, T., KIENAST, F., KUZNETSOVA, T. & GORODINSKY, A. (2009): Palaeoenviromental studies on the Oyogos Yar coast. – In: BOIKE, J., BOL’SHIYANOV, D. Y., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., WETTERICH, S. (eds.): The Expedition LENA – NEW SIBERIAN ISLANDS 2007 during the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007/2008. – Reports on Polar and Marine Research 584: 85-154.

WETTERICH, S. & KIENAST, F. (2009): Permafrost and modern environmental dynamics – Studies along the Dimitrii Laptev Strait: Scientific background and objectives. – In: BOIKE, J., BOL’SHIYANOV, D. Y., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., WETTERICH, S. (eds.): The Expedition LENA – NEW SIBERIAN ISLANDS 2007 during the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007/2008. – Reports on Polar and Marine Research 584: 155-163.

KIENAST, F. (2009): Modern vegetation in the coastal lowlands of Oyogos Yar. – In: BOIKE, J., BOL’SHIYANOV, D. Y., SCHIRRMEISTER, L., WETTERICH, S. (eds.): The Expedition LENA – NEW SIBERIAN ISLANDS 2007 during the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007/2008. – Reports on Polar and Marine Research 584: 165-173.

KIENAST, F. & GOGOLEVA, P. A. (2007): Vegetation studies in extremely continental regions of Yakutia. – Reports on Polar and Marine Research 550: 275-289.

KIENAST, F. & TSHERKASOVA, J. (2001): Comparative botanical recent-studies in the Lena River Delta. – Berichte zur Polarforschung 388: 24-44.

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Frank Krause Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Frank Krause
Caretaker
Fax +49 3643 49309 3352

Responsibilities

  • Supervision of the building’s technical equipment
  • Small repairs and obtaining materials
  • Care of the gardens
  • Support of excavation and preparation work
Mitarbeiterbild Lutz Christian Maul
Dr. Lutz Christian Maul
Head of Quaternary small mammal section

Research interests

  • Morphology, evolution, systematics, palaeoecology, palaeobiogeography of Plio- and Pleistocene small mammals of the Palaearctic
  • Biostratigraphic correlation
  • Morphometric changes in arvicolid molars
  • Fossil gnawing marks (origin, interpretation)

Curriculum vitae

1956
born in Weimar

1977-1982
studied biology (specialising in zoology), Humboldt University, Berlin

1982
Diploma in zoology: The rodents from the Pisede fossil burrows

1982-1990
scientific assistant at the Institute of Quaternary Palaeontology in Weimar

1991-1999
PhD in palaeozoology: The Biharian small mammal remains from Untermassfeld, Voigtstedt and Süssenborn and their chronological position within the Biharian micromammalian faunas of Europe

1990
scientific researcher in Quaternary Palaeontology (Institute of Geosciences of Friedrich- Schiller-University, Jena)

seit 1996
teaching (Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena)

since 2000
head of the Quaternary small mammal section at the Senckenberg Research Station of Quaternary Palaeontology in Weimar

2004
co-organisation of the 18th International Senckenberg Conference “Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations”

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Scientific publications

HEINRICH, W.-D., MAUL, L. C. (2020): Mortality profiles of Castor and Trogontherium (Mammalia: Rodentia, Castoridae), with notes on the site formation of the Mid-Pleistocene hominin locality Bilzingsleben II (Thuringia, Central Germany). – Fossil Imprint 76 (1): 40-58.

HORÁČEK, I., LEHMANN, T., RUF, I. & MAUL, L. C. (Eds.) (2020): Mammalia. A tribute to Gerhard Storch. Part 2. – Fossil Imprint 76 (1): i-v+1-210.

LEHMANN, T., STORCH, A., HELFRICHT, A., KROHMANN, K., HORÁČEK, I., RUF, I. & MAUL, L. C. (Eds.) (2020): Gerhard Storch – a legend in mammal research (II). – Fossil Imprint 76 (1): iii-v.

MAUL, L. C., RABINOVICH, R., BITON, R. (2020): At the southern fringe: extant and fossil water voles of genus Arvicola (Rodentia, Cricetidae, Arvicolinae) from Israel, with the description of a new species. – Historical Biology | https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2020.1827240.

MAHMOUDI, A., MAUL, L. C., KHOSHYAR, M., DARVISH, J., ALIABADIAN, M., KRYšTUFEK, B. (2020): Evolutionary history of water voles revisited: confronting a new phylogenetic model from molecular data with the fossil record. – Mammalia 84 (2): 171-184 | https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2018-0178.

HORÁČEK, I., LEHMANN, T., RUF, I., MAUL, L. C., Eds. (2019): Mammalia. A tribute to Gerhard Storch. Part 1.  – Fossil Imprint 75 (3-4): i-xxi+292-509.

HORÁČEK, I., LEHMANN, T., RUF, I., KROHMANN, K., MAUL, L. C. (2019): Gerhard Storch – a legend in mammal research. – Fossil Imprint 75 (3-4): v-xxi.

LAZARIDIS, G., TSOUKALA, E., MAUL, L. C. (2019): The earliest Hystrix refossa: a new Early Villafranchian record from Milia (Grevena, Macedonia, Greece). – Hystrix 30 (1): 12-18 | https://doi.org/10.4404/hystrix-00140-2018

MAUL, L. C. (2019): Die Kleinsäugerfauna aus der Forschungsbohrung Ummendorf 1/2012. – Mitteilungen zu Geologie und Bergwesen von Sachsen-Anhalt 20: 99-108.

STRAHL, J., WANSA, S., BAUMGARTEN, H., FRECHEN, M., MAUL, L. C., MENG, S., RAPPSILBER, I., ROLF, C., THOMAS, M. (2019): Forschungsbohrung Ummendorf 1/2012 – Zielstellung und Untersuchungsmethoden. – Mitteilungen zu Geologie und Bergwesen von Sachsen-Anhalt 20: 7-20.

POPOVA, L. V., MAUL, L. C., ZAGORODNIUK, I. V., VEKLYCH, Yu. M., SHYDLOVSKIY, P. S., POGODINA, N. V., BONDAR, K. M., STRUKOVA, T. V. & PARFITT, S. A. (2019): ‘Good fences make good neighbours’: Concepts and records of range dynamics in ground squirrels and geographical barriers in the Pleistocene of the Circum-Black Sea area. – Quaternary International 509: 103-120 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2018.03.023.

MAUL, L. C., REKOVETS, L. I., HEINRICH, W.-D. & BRUCH, A. A. (2017): Comments on the age and dispersal of Microtoscoptini (Rodentia: Cricetidae). – Fossil Imprint 73 (3-4): 495-514 | doi: 10.1515/if-2017-0026.

SMITH, K. T., MAUL, L. C., FLEMMING, F., BARKAI, R. & GOPHER, A. (2016): The microvertebrates of Qesem Cave: A comparison of the two concentrations. – Quaternary International 398: 233-245 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.04.047.

MAUL, L. C., BRUCH, A. A., SMITH, K. T., SHENBROT, G., BARKAI, R. & GOPHER, A. (2016): Palaeoecological and biostratigraphical implications of the microvertebrates of Qesem Cave in Israel. – Quaternary International 398: 219-232 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.04.032.

BLASCO, R., ROSELL, J., SMITH, K. T., MAUL, L. C., SANUDO, P., BARKAI, R. & GOPHER, A. (2016): Tortoises as a dietary supplement: A view from the Middle Pleistocene site of Qesem Cave, Israel. – Quaternary Science Reviews 133: 165-187 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.12.006.

MAUL, L. C., SMITH, K. T., SHENBROT, G., BRUCH, A. A., WEGMÜLLER, F. & LE TENSORER, J.-M. (2015): Microvertebrates from unit G/layer 17 of the archaeological site of Hummal (El Kowm, Central Syria): Preliminary results. – L’anthropologie 119: 676-686 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anthro.2015.10.010.

ULBRICHT, A., MAUL, L. C. & SCHULZ, E. (2015): Can mesowear analysis be applied to small mammals? A pilot-study on leporines and murines. – Mammalian Biology 80 (1): 14-20 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mambio.2014.06.004.

MAUL, L. C., MASINI, F., PARFITT, S. A., REKOVETS, L. & SAVORELLI, A. (2014): Evolutionary trends in arvicolids and the endemic murid Mikrotia – New data and a critical overview. – Quaternary Science Reviews 96: 140-158 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.017.

MAUL, L. C. (2014): Leporid remains of the Sesselfelsgrotte (Neuessing, Lower Bavaria). – In: FREUND, G. (Hg. u. a.): Naturwissenschaftliche Untersuchungen : Wirbeltierfauna 1. – Sesselfelsgrotte – Forschungsprojekt “Das Paläolithikum und Mesolithikum des Unteren Altmühltals II” VI. – 119-139; Steiner, Stuttgart.

MAUL, L. C., HEINRICH, W.-D. & REKOVETS, L. (2013): Kurze Übersicht zum Kenntnisstand der fossilen Bibergattung Trogontherium (Castoridae, Rodentia). – Säugetierkundliche Informationen 9 (47): 143-152.

HORÁČEK, I., MAUL, L. C., SMITH, K. T., BARKAI, R. & GOPHER, A. (2013): Bat remains (Mammalia, Chiroptera) from the Middle Pleistocene site of Qesem Cave, Israel, with the first Pleistocene record of fruit bats in the Mediterranean region. – Palaeontologia Electronica 16 (3):  1-19 | http://www.palaeo-electronica.org/content/2013/513-qesem-bats

MAUL, L. C., STEBICH, M., FRENZEL, P., HAMBACH, U., HENKEL, T., KATZSCHMANN, L., KIENAST, F., MENG, S., PENKMAN, K., ROLF, C., THOMAS, M. & KAHLKE, R.-D. (2013): Age and palaeoenvironment of the enigmatic Arternian Interglacial – evidence from the Muschelton at Voigtstedt/Hackelsberg (Thuringia, Central Germany). – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386: 68-85 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.05.005.

SMITH, K. T., MAUL, L. C., BARKAI, R. & GOPHER, A. (2013): To catch a chameleon, or actualism vs. natural history in the taphonomy of the microvertebrate fraction at Qesem Cave, Israel. – Journal of Archaeological Science 40 (8): 3326-3339 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jas.2013.02.022.

MAUL, L. C., SMITH, K. T., BARKAI, R., BARASH, A., KARKANAS, P., SHAHACK-GROSS, R. & GOPHER, A. (2011): ‘Of Men and Mice’ at Middle Pleistocene Qesem Cave, Israel. Small vertebrates, environment and biostratigraphy. – Journal of Human Evolution 60 (4): 464-480 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2010.03.015.

FEJFAR, O., HEINRICH, W.-D., KORDOS, L. & MAUL, L. C. (2011): Microtoid cricetids and the early history of arvicolids (Mammalia, Rodentia). – Palaeontologia Electronica 14 (3): 1-35 |http://palaeo-electronica.org/2011_3/6_fejfar/index.html.

MAUL, L. C. & PARFITT, S. A. (2010): Micromammals from the 1995 mammoth excavation at West Runton, Norfolk, UK. Morphometric data, biostratigraphy and taxonomic reappraisal. – Quaternary International 228: 91-115 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2009.01.005.

ULRICH, R. G., HECKEL, G., PELZ, H.-J., WIELER, L. H., NORDHOFF, M., DOBLER, G., FREISE, J., MATUSCHKA, F.-R., JACOB, J., SCHMIDT-CHANASIT, J., GERSTENGARBE, F. W., JÄKEL, T., SÜSS, J., EHLERS, B., NITSCHE, A., KALLIES, R., JOHNE, R., GÜNTHER, S., HENNING, K., GRUNOW, R., WENK, M., MAUL, L. C., HUNFELD, K.-P., WÖLFEL, R., SCHARES, G., SCHOLZ, H. C., BROCKMANN, S. O., PFEFFER, M., & ESSBAUER, S. S. (2009): Nagetiere und Nagetierassoziierte Krankheitserreger. Das Netzwerk „Nagetier-übertragene Pathogene“ stellt sich vor. – Bundesgesundheitsblatt – Gesundheitsforschung – Gesundheitsschutz 3: 352-369.

MAUL, L. C. (2007): Erster Nachweis von Hypolagus (Leporidae, Mammalia) in der unterpleistozänen Fundstelle Untermaßfeld (Thüringen, Mitteldeutschland). – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 14: 215-233.

ERFURT, J. & MAUL, L. C. (eds) (2007): 34. Tagung des Arbeitskreises Wirbeltierpaläontologie der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft. Programm und wissenschaftliche Beiträge. – Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, Beiheft 23: I-X + 1-198; Halle.

FEJFAR, O., HEINRICH, W.-D., KORDOS, L. & MAUL, L. C. (2007): Early arvicolids, their potential ancestors and related forms. – Hystrix, N. S. / Supplement: 83.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C. & MAZZA, P. P. A. (eds) (2007): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Proceedings of the 18th International Senckenberg Conference (VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar). Volume II. – Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 259: VI + 1-297; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

MAUL, L. C. & HEINRICH, W.-D. (2007): Neue Daten zur Kleinsäugerbiostratigraphie und Altersabfolge deutscher Quartärfundstellen. – Neue Ausgrabungen und Funde in Thüringen – Sonderband 2007 / Beiträge zur Ur- und Frühgeschichte Mitteleuropas 48 / Terra Praehistoria: 81-96; Langenweissbach.

MAUL, L. C. (2007): Feedback-Selektion beim Übergang von hypsodonten zu hypselodonten Molaren der Schermäuse. – In: ERFURT, J. & MAUL. L. C. (eds): 34. Tagung des Arbeitskreises Wirbeltierpaläontologie der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft. Programm und wissenschaftliche Beiträge. – Hallesches Jahrbuch für Geowissenschaften, Beiheft 23: 65-70; Halle.

MAUL, L. C., HEINRICH, W.-D., PARFITT, S. A. & PAUNESCU, A.-C. (2007): Comment on the correlation between magnetostratigraphy and the evolution of Microtus (Arvicolidae, Rodentia, Mammalia) during the Early and early Middle Pleistocene. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C. & MAZZA, P. P. A. (eds): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Proceedings of the 18th International Senckenberg Conference (VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar). Volume II. – Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 259: 243-263; Schweizerbart, Stuttgart.

SCHREIBER, D., LÖSCHER, M., MAUL, L. C. & UNKEL, I. (2007): Die Tierwelt der Mauerer Waldzeit. – In: WAGNER, G. A., RIEDER, H. & ZÖLLER, L. (eds): 100 Jahre Homo heidelbergensis von Mauer. Schlüsselfund der Menschheitsgeschichte. – 127-159; Theiss, Stuttgart.

MAUL, L. C. & MARKOVA, A. K. (2007): Similarity and regional differences in Quaternary arvicolid evolution in Central and Eastern Europe. – Quaternary International 160: 81-99 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2006.09.010.

FLADERER, F. A., EINWÖGERER, T., FRANK, C., FUCHS, G., GALIK, A., MAUL, L. C., STEIER, P. & WILD, E. M. (2006): Der neue mittelpaläolithische Fundplatz “Lurgrotte-Vorhöhle” bei Peggau in der Mittelsteiermark. – Quartär 53/54: 61-96.

MASINI, F., GIANNINI, T., ABBAZZI, L., FANFANI, F., DELFINO, M., MAUL, L. C. & TORRE, D . (2005): A latest Biharian small vertebrate fauna from the lacustrine succession of San Lorenzo (Santarcangelo Basin, Basilicata, Italy). – Quaternary International 131: 79-93 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2004.07.008.

MAUL , L. C. (2004): The arvicolids of the old collection of Senèze reconsidered . – In: MAUL, L. C. & KAHLKE, R.-D. (eds): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18 th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar . Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 168-169; Berlin.

MAUL, L. C. & KAHLKE, R.-D. (eds) (2004): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18 th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar . Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 1-289; Berlin.

PAUNESCU, A. C., MAUL, L. C. & MASINI, F. (2004): Comparison of evolutionary patterns of Arvicola in Germany , France and Italy . – In: MAUL, L. C. & KAHLKE, R.-D. (eds): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18 th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar . Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra, Schriften der Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung 2004 (2): 203-204; Berlin.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C., MEYRICK, R. A., STEBICH, M. & GRASSELT, T. (2002): The Quaternary sequence from the late Middle to Upper Pleistocene site of Weimar-Ehringsdorf. – In: MEYRICK, R. A. & SCHREVE, D. C . (eds): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings), Field Guide. – 163-178 ; Quaternary Research Association, London.

MAUL, L. C. (2002): Bedeutende Fossilvorkommen des Quartärs in Thüringen. Teil 4: Kleinsäugetiere. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. & WUNDERLICH, J. (Hrsg.): Tertiär und Quartär in Thüringen. – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 9: 187-205.

MAUL , L. C. (2002): The Quaternary small mammal faunas of Thuringia (Central Germany). – In: MEYRICK, R. A. & SCHREVE, D. C. (eds): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings), Field Guide. – 79-96 ; Quaternary Research Association, London .

MEYRICK, R. A. & MAUL, L. C. (2002): Stratigraphy and biostratigraphy of the Eemian deposits of Burgtonna. – In: MEYRICK, R. A. & SCHREVE, D. C . (eds): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings), Field Guide. – 145-162; Quaternary Research Association, London .

MAUL, L. (2001): Die Kleinsäugerreste (Insectivora, Lagomorpha, Rodentia) aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 3. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (3): 783-887; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open acces: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.560

MAUL, L. (2001): Nagespuren von Kleinsäugern an Knochenmaterial aus der unterpleistozänen Komplexfundstelle Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 3. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums 40 (3): 905-916; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open acces: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.560

MAUL, L. (2001): The transition from hypsodonty to hypselodonty in the Mimomys savini – Arvicola lineage. – Lynx, n. s. 32: 113-118.

MAUL, L. C., REKOVETS, L. I., HEINRICH, W.-D., KELLER, T. & STORCH, G. (2000): Arvicola mosbachensis (SCHMIDTGEN 1911) of Mosbach 2: a basic sample for the early evolution of the genus and a reference for further biostratigraphical studies. – Senckenbergiana lethaea 80: 129-147.

LIPPI, P., MASINI, F., MAUL, L. & ABBAZZI, L. (1998): Evolutionary changes of enamel differentiation in Pleistocene Mediterranean and Middle European populations of Microtus (Rodentia, Arvicolidae). – Paludicola 2 (1): 50-61.

MAUL, L. & RZEBIK-KOWALSKA, B. (1998): A Record of Macroneomys brachygnathus FEJFAR, 1966 (Mammalia, Insectivora , Soricidae) in the early Middle Pleistocene (late Biharian) locality of Voigtstedt. – Acta zoologica cracoviensia 41: 79-100.

MAUL, L., MASINI, F., ABBAZZI, L. & TURNER, A. (1998): The use of different morphometric data for absolute age calibration of some South and Middle European arvicolid populations. – Palaentographica Italica 85: 111-151.

MAUL, L., MASINI, F., ABBAZZI, L. & TURNER, A. (1998): Geochronometric application of evolutionary trends in the dentition of fossil arvicolids. – Mededelingen Nederlands Instituut voor Toegepaste Geowetenschappen TNO 60: 565-572.

MAUL, L. (1997): Nachweis eines Zungenbeinfragmentes einer Schildkröte (Emydini, Emydidae, Testudinata) aus dem Unterpleistozän von Untermaßfeld. – In: KAHLKE , R.-D. (Hrsg.): Das Pleistozän von Untermaßfeld bei Meiningen (Thüringen). Teil 1. – Monographien des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums Mainz 40 (1): 89-94 ; Dr. Rudolf Habelt, Bonn.
Open access: https://doi.org/10.11588/propylaeum.558

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Popular scientific contributions

ARENHÖVEL, C., LÜTH, E. & MAUL, L. C. (2018): Die Schutzgebiete der Stadt Weimar Teil IX: Der Geschützte Landschaftsbestandteil “Burgholz”. – Thüringer Faunistische Abhandlungen 23: 7-36.

MAUL, L. C. & SMITH, K. T. (2014): Von Mäusen, Echsen und Menschen. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 144 (7/8): 284-285.

MAUL, L. C. (2009): Quartäre Kleinsäugetiere als Zeitmarker und Umweltindikatoren. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 166-171.

MAUL, L. C. (2009): Weimarer Fledermäuse. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 184-185.

MAUL, L. C. (2007): Gleithörnchen. Zeitgenossen von Homo heidelbergensis. – Natur und Museum 137 (11/12): 280-281.

MAUL, L. C. (2003): Das Benagen von Knochen. – Natur und Museum 133 (6): 157-165.

MEYRICK, R. & MAUL, L. C. (2003): Ausgrabungen in Burgtonna seit 300 Jahren. – Natur und Museum 133 (9): 253-261.

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Dennis Roessler
Preparator of geosciences

Responsibilities

  • Excavation, preparation and conservation of Quaternary fossil material
  • Production of casts
  • Technical preparation and construction of exhibitions
  • Technical management of the collections

RÖSSLER, D. & STACHE, M. (2009): Präparation von Kleinsäugerfunden. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 202-205.

KAHLKE, R.-D., UTSCHIG, G., KEILER, J.-A., RÖSSLER, D. & STACHE, M. (2007): Umzug der Eiszeitsammlungen / Move of the Ice Age collections. – In: Senckenberg 2005-06. – 92; Frankfurt/M.

STACHE, M. & RÖSSLER, D. (Eds.) (2007): Paläobiologischer Präparations-Workshop: Kurzfassungen der Vortrags- und Posterpräsentationen. – 28; Weimar.

RÖSSLER, D., STACHE, M., UTSCHIG, G. & KEILER, J.-A. (2006): Umzug der quartärpaläontologischen Sammlungen Weimar 2005 – Logistik und Durchführung. – 45. Tagung Verband Deutscher Präparatoren (VDP).

 

Sabine Schneider - Ausschnitt
Sabine Schneider
Assistent / Administration

Responsibilities

  • Technical administration of the Research Station
  • Secretary’s office
Martina Stebich Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Dr. Martina Stebich
Head of Quaternary microflora section

Research interests

  • Vegetation dynamics and climate variability of the Quaternary
  • High resolution palynology of annually laminated lake sediments
  • Flowering intensity and pollen precipitation of recent trees and shrubs

Curriculum vitae

1970
born in Großenhain

1990-1995
studied biology at University of Leipzig, Germany (major subjects: systematic-taxonomic botany, plant physiology, ecology, geology)

1995
Diploma degree (Dipl.-biol.): Holocene vegetation history of the raised bog “Georgenfelder Hochmoor” (Erzgebirge mountain range, Germany)

1995-2000
PhD student / scientific associate at the Institute of Palaeontology in Bonn, Germany, as part of the German Research Foundation (DFG), Priority Programme “Changes in the Geo-Biosphere”

1999
PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) at University of Bonn, Germany: Weichselian Late Glacial Vegetation history and palaeoclimatology of the Meerfelder Maar (Eifel region) as inferred from palaeobotanical studies of annually laminated lake sediments

since 2000
head of the Quaternary microflora section of Senckenberg Research Station of Quaternary Palaeontology in Weimar.

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Scientific publications

STEBICH, M., HÖFER, D., MINGRAM, J., NOWACZYK, N., ROHRMÜLLER, J., MRLINA, J. & KÄMPF, H. (2020): A contribution towards the palynostratigraphical classification of the Middle Pleistocene in Central Europe: The pollen record of the Neualbenreuth Maar, northeastern Bavaria (Germany). – Quaternary Science Reviews 250 (106681): 1-21 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106681.

PRASAD, S., MARWAN, N., EROGLU, D., GOSWAMI, B., PRAVEEN, K. M., GAYE, B., ANOOP, A., BASAVAIAH, N., STEBICH, M. & JEHANGIR, A. (2020): Holocene climate forcings and lacustrine regime shifts in the Indian Summer Monsoon realm. – Earth Surface Processes and Landforms | https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5004.

SCHRÖTER, N., LAUTERBACH, S., STEBICH, M., KALANKE, J., MINGRAM, J., YILDIZ, C., SCHOUTEN, S. & GLEIXNER, G. (2020): Biomolecular Evidence of Early Human Occupation of a High-Altitude Site in Western Central Asia During the Holocene. – Frontiers in Earth Science 8 (20): 1-13 | https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2020.00020

ADAM, M., ROESCH, C., STEBICH, M., WEITZEL, N. & REHFELD, K. (2019): Quantifying the similarity of globally distributed pollen records with paleo-climate networks. – Earth and Space Science Open Archive: https://doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10501152.1 | https://www.essoar.org/doi/abs/10.1002/essoar.10501152.1.

HÖFER, D., STEBICH, M. & KATZSCHMANN, L. (2019): Palynologische Untersuchungen zur Biostratigraphie und Paläoumwelt des Mittelpleistozäns in Thüringen. – In: 81. Tagung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft Norddeutscher Geologen, Sangerhausen, 11.-14. Juni 2019, Tagungsband und Exkursionsführer. – Geowissenschaftliche Mitteilungen von Thüringen, Beiheft 12: 33-35.

HERZSCHUH, U., CAO, X., LAEPPLE, T., DALLMEYER, A., TELFORD, R. J., NI, J., CHEN, F., KONG, Zh., LIU, G., LIU, K.-B., LIU, X., STEBICH, M., TANG, L., TIAN, F., WANG, Y., WISCHNEWSKI, J., XU, Q., YAN, Sh., YANG, Zh., YU, G., ZHANG, Y., ZHAO, Y. & ZHENG, Zh. (2019): Position and orientation of the westerly jet determined Holocene rainfall patterns in China. – Nature Communications 10: 2376 | https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-09866-8.

MIGRAM, J., STEBICH, M., SCHETTLER, G., HU, Y., RIOUAL, P., NOWACZYK, N., DULSKI, P., YOU, H., OPITZ, S., LIU, Q. & LIU, J. (2018): Millennial-scale East Asian monsoon variability of the last glacial deduced from annually laminated sediments from Lake Sihailongwan, N.E. China. – Quaternary Science Reviews 201: 57-76 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.09.023

ROHRMÜLLER, J., KÄMPF, H., GEIß, E., GROßMANN, J., GRUN, I., MINGRAM, J., MRLINA, J., PLESSEN, B., STEBICH, M., VERESS, C., WENDT, A. & NOWACZYK, N. (2018): Reconnaissance study of an inferred Quaternary maar structure in the western part of the Bohemian Massif near Neualbenreuth, NE-Bavaria (Germany). – International Journal of Earth Sciences 107 (4): 1381-1405 | https://doi.org/10.1007/s00531-017-1543-0

MISHRA, P. K., PRASAD, S., MARWAN, N., ANOOP, A., KRISHNAN, R., GAYE, B., BASAVAIAH, N., STEBICH, M., MENZEL, P. & RIEDEL, N. (2018): Contrasting pattern of hydrological changes during the past two millennia from central and northern India: Regional climate difference or anthropogenic impact? – Global and Planetary Change 161: 97-107 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.12.005

EROGLU, D., MARWAN, N., STEBICH, M. & KURTHS, J. (2018): Multiplex recurrence networks. – Physical Review E 97: 012312 | https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.97.012312

UHL, D., KUNZMANN, L., HERTLER, C., KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., KÖNIGSHOF, P., KULLMER, O., SCHAAL, S.F.K., SMITH, K.T., SOLÓRZANO KRAEMER, M.M., STEBICH, M., TIETZ, O., WILMSEN, M. (2018): Palaeontological collections of the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung. – In: BECK, L. A., JOGER, U. (Eds.): Paleontological collections of Germany, Austria and Switzerland – The history of life of fossil organisms at museums and universities. – 209-240; Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York | https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77401-5_21

CAO X., TIAN, F., TELFORD, R. J., NI, J., XU, Q., CHEN, F. ,LIU, X., STEBICH, M., ZHAO, Y. & HERZSCHUH, U. (2017): Impacts of the spatial extent of pollen-climate calibration-set on the absolute values, range and trends of reconstructed Holocene precipitation. – Quaternary Science Reviews 178: 37-53 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.10.030

SCHWARZ, A., TURNER, F., LAUTERBACH, S., PLESSEN, B., KRAHN, K. J., GLODNIOK, S., MISCHKE, S., STEBICH, M., WITT, R., MINGRAM, J. & SCHWALB, A. (2017): Mid- to late Holocene climate-driven regime shifts inferred from diatom, ostracod and stable isotope records from Lake Son Kol (Central Tian Shan, Kyrgyzstan). – Quaternary Science Reviews 177: 340-356 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.10.009

HU, Y.-Q., MINGRAM, J., STEBICH, M. & LI, J.-F. (2016): A key for the identification of conifer stomata from N.E. China based on fluorescence microscopy. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 233: 12-21 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.06.005

STEBICH, M., REHFELD, K., SCHLÜTZ, F., TARASOV, P. E., LIU, J. & MINGRAM, J. (2015): Corrigendum to “Holocene vegetation and climate dynamics of NE China based on the pollen record from Sihailongwan Maar Lake” [Quat. Sci. Rev. 124 (2015) 275e289]. – Quaternary Science Reviews 126: 278 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.09.005

STEBICH, M., REHFELD, K., SCHLÜTZ, F., TARASOV, P. E., LIU, J. & MINGRAM, J. (2015): Holocene vegetation and climate dynamics of NE China based on the pollen record from Sihailongwan Maar Lake. – Quaternary Science Reviews 124: 275-289 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.07.021

SARKAR, S., PRASAD, S., WILKES, H., RIEDEL, N., STEBICH, M., BASAVAIAH, N.& SACHSE, D. (2015): Monsoon source shifts during the drying mid-Holocene: Biomarker isotope based evidence from the core ‘monsoon zone’ (CMZ) of India. – Quaternary Science Reviews 123: 144-157 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.06.020

RIEDEL, N., STEBICH, M., ANOOP, A., BASAVAIAH, N., MENZEL, P., PRASAD, S., SACHSE, D., SARKAR, S. & WIESNER, M. (2015): Modern pollen vegetation relationships in a dry deciduous monsoon forest: A case study from Lonar Crater Lake, central India. – Quaternary International 371: 268-279 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2015.01.046

THEUERKAUF, M., BOS, J. A. A., JAHNS, S., JANKE, W., KUPARINEN, A., STEBICH, M. & JOOSTEN, H. (2014): Corylusexpansion and persistent openness in the early Holocene vegetation of northern central Europe. – Quaternary Science Reviews 90: 183-198 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.03.002

LAUTERBACH, S., WITT, R., PLESSEN, B., DULSKI, P., PRASAD, S., MINGRAM, J., GLEIXNER, G., HETTLER-RIEDEL, S., STEBICH, M., SCHNETGER, B., SCHWALB, A. & SCHWARZ, A. (2014): Climatic imprint of the mid-latitude Westerlies in the Central Tian Shan of Kyrgyzstan and teleconnections to North Atlantic climate variability during the last 6000 years. – The Holocene 24 (8): 970-984 | https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683614534741

PRASAD, S., ANOOP, A., RIEDEL, N., SARKAR, S., MENZEL, P., BASAVAIAH, N., KRISHNAN, R., FULLER, D., PLESSEN, B., GAYE, B., RÖHL, U., WILKES, H., SACHSE, D., SAWANT, R., WIESNER, M. G. & STEBICH, M. (2014): Prolonged monsoon droughts and links to Indo-Pacific warm pool: A Holocene record from Lonar Lake, central India. – Earth and Planetary Science Letters 391: 171-182 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2014.01.043

MENZEL, PH., GAYE, B., MISHRA, P. K., ANOOP, A., BASAVAIAH, N., MARWAN, N., PLESSEN, B., PRASAD, S., RIEDEL, N., STEBICH, M. & WIESNER, M. G. (2014): Linking Holocene drying trends from Lonar Lake in monsoonal central India to North Atlantic cooling events. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 410: 164-178 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.05.044

SARKAR, S., WILKES, H., PRASAD, S., BRAUER, A., RIEDEL, N., STEBICH, M., BASAVAIAH, N. & SACHSE, D. (2014): Spatial heterogeneity in lipid biomarker distributions in the catchment and sediments of a crater lake in central India. – Organic Geochemistry 66: 125-136 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2013.11.009

MAUL, L. C., STEBICH, M., FRENZEL, P., HAMBACH, U., HENKEL, T., KATZSCHMANN, L., KIENAST, F., MENG, S., PENKMAN, K., ROLF, C., THOMAS, M. & KAHLKE, R.-D. (2013): Age and palaeoenvironment of the enigmatic Arternian Interglacial – evidence from the Muschelton at Voigtstedt/Hackelsberg (Thuringia, Central Germany). – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 386: 68-85 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.05.005

MENZEL PH., GAYE, B., WIESNER, M. G., PRASAD, S., STEBICH, M., DAS, B. K., ANOOP, A., RIEDEL, N. & BASAVAIAH, N. (2013): Influence of bottom water anoxia on nitrogen isotopic ratios and amino acid contributions of recent sediments from small eutrophic Lonar Lake, central India. – Limnology and  Oceanography  58 (3): 1061-1074 |  https://doi.org/10.4319/lo.2013.58.3.1061

STEBICH, M., MINGRAM, J., MOSCHEN, R., THIELE, A. & SCHRÖDER, C. (2011): Comments on “Anti-phase oscillation of Asian monsoons during the Younger Dryas period: Evidence from peat cellulose ?13C of Hani, Northeast China” by B. Hong, Y.T. Hong, Q.H. Lin, Yasuyuki Shibata, Masao Uchida, Y.X. Zhu, X.T. Leng, Y. Wang and C.C. Cai [Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 297 (2010) 214-222]. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 310 (3/4): 464-470 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.06.004

KLEINEN, T., TARASOV, P., BROVKIN, V., ANDREEV, A. & STEBICH, M. (2011): Comparison of modeled and reconstructed changes in forest cover through the past 8000 years: Eurasian perspective. – The Holocene 21 (5): 723-734 | https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683610386980

MRLINA, J., KÄMPF, H., KRONER, C., MINGRAM, J., STEBICH, M., BRAUER, A., GEISSLER, W. H., KALLMEYER, J., MATTHES, H. & SEIDL, M. (2009): First Quaternary maar structure of the Bohemian Massif, Central Europe – findings of combined geophysical and geological surveys. – Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 182 (1/2): 97-112 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.01.027

STEBICH, M., MINGRAM, J., HAN, J. & LIU, J. (2009): Late Pleistocene spread of (cool-)temperate forests in Northeast China and climate changes synchronous with the North Atlantic region. – Global and Planetary Change 65 (1/2): 56-70 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloplacha.2008.10.010

PARPLIES, J., LÜCKE, A., VOS, H., MINGRAM, J., STEBICH, M., RADTKE, U., HAN, J. & SCHLESER, G. H. (2008): Late glacial environment and climate development in northeastern China derived from geochemical and isotopic investigations of the varved sediment record from Lake Sihailongwan (Jilin Province). – Journal of Paleolimnology 40 (1): 471-487 | https://doi.org/10.1007/s10933-007-9176-0

STEBICH, M., ARLT, J. & MINGRAM, J. (2007): Late Quaternary vegetation history of Northeast China – Recent progress in the palynological investigations of Sihailongwan maar lake. – Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 259: 181-190; Stuttgart.

SCHETTLER, G., SCHWAB, M. J. & STEBICH, M. (2007): A 700-year record of climate change based on geochemical and palynological data from varved sediments (Lac Pavin, France). – Chemical Geology 240: 11-35 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2007.01.003

SCHETTLER G., LIU, Q., MINGRAM, J., STEBICH M. & DULSKI, P. (2006): East-Asian monsoon variability between 15 000 and 2 000 cal. yr BP recorded in varved sediments of Lake Sihailongwan (northeastern China, Long Gang volcanic field). – The Holocene 16 (8): 143-157 | https://doi.org/10.1177/0959683606069388

STEBICH, M., BRÜCHMANN, C., KULBE, T. & NEGENDANK, J. F. W. (2005): Vegetation history, human impact and climate change during the last 700 years recorded in annually laminated Sediments of Lac Pavin, France. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 133 (1/2): 115-133 | https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2004.09.004

STEBICH, M., BRÜCHMANN, C. & MINGRAM, J. (2004): Late Quaternary Vegetation history of north-eastem China – preliminary results of palaeobotanical studies from annually laminated maar lake sediments. – In: MAUL, L. C., & KAHLKE, R.-D. (Eds) (2004): Late Neogene and Quaternary biodiversity and evolution: Regional developments and interregional correlations. Conference Volume. 18th International Senckenberg Conference. VI International Palaeontological Colloquium in Weimar. Weimar (Germany), 25th – 30th April, 2004. – Terra Nostra 2004 (2): 239-241; Berlin.

STEBICH, M. & SCHNEIDER, H. (2002): Bedeutende Fossilvorkommen des Quartärs in Thüringen. Teil 1: Mikro- und Makrofloren. – In: KAHLKE, R.-D. & WUNDERLICH, J. (Hrsg.): Tertiär und Quartär in Thüringen. – Beiträge zur Geologie von Thüringen, N. F. 9: 119-144.

ACKSEL, D., SCHWAB, M.J., STEBICH, M., BRÜCHMANN, C. & NEGENDANK, J. F. W. (2002): Erstes vollständiges See-Sedimentprofil aus dem Lac Pavin – Chronologische und paläoklimatische Informationen. – Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 21: 59.

BRÜCHMANN, C., KULBE, T., STEBICH, M. & NEGENDANK, J. F. W. (2002): Sedimentologische und mikrostratigraphische Untersuchungen der Laminae des Maarsees Lac Pavin, Auvergne/Frankreich. – Schriftenreihe der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 21: 87.

KAHLKE, R.-D., MAUL, L. C., MEYRICK, R. A., STEBICH, M. & GRASSELT, T. (2002): The Quaternary from the late Middle to Upper Pleistocene site of Weimar-Ehringsdorf. – In: MEYRICK, R.A. & SCHREVE, D.C. (Eds): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia and surroundings). Field Guide. – 163-178; Quaternary Research Association, London.

STEBICH, M. (2002): Armleuchteralgen – filigrane Gesteinsbildner in Karstgewässern. – Natur und Museum 132 (6): 220-221.

STEBICH, M. & SCHNEIDER, H. (2002): The Quaternary micro- and macro floras of Thuringia (Central Germany). – In: MEYRICK, R. A. & SCHREVE, D. C. (Eds): The Quaternary of Central Germany (Thuringia & Surroundings), Field Guide. – 9-29; Quaternary Research Association, London.

LITT, T., BRAUER, A., GOSLAR, T., MERKT, J., BALAGA, K., MÜLLER, H., RALSKA-JASIEWICZOWA, M., STEBICH, M. & NEGENDANK, J. F. W. (2001): Correlation and synchronisation of Lateglacial continental sequences in northern central Europe based on annually-laminated lacustrine Sediments. – Quaternary Science Reviews 20 (11): 1233-1240 | https://doi.org/10.1016/S0277-3791(00)00149-9

BRAUER, A., ENDRES, C., GÜNTER, C., LITT, T., STEBICH, M. & NEGENDANK, J. F. W. (1999): High resolution Sediment and Vegetation responses to Younger Dryas climate change in varved lake Sediments from Meerfelder Maar, Germany. – Quaternary Science Reviews 18 (3): 321-329 | https://doi.org/10.1016/S0277-3791(98)00084-5

LITT, T., BRAUER, A., GOSLAR, T., MERKT, J., BALAGA, K., MÜLLER, H., RALSKA-JASIEWICZOWA, M., STEBICH, M. & NEGENDANK, J. F. W. (1999): Correlation and Synchronisation of Lateglacial continental sequences in northern central Europe based on varved limnic Sediments. – Terra Nostra 1999 (10): 58-63.

LITT, T. & STEBICH, M. (1999): Bio- and chronostratigraphy of the Lateglacial in the Eifel region, Germany. – Quaternary International 61: 5-16 | https://doi.org/10.1016/S1040-6182(99)00013-0

STEBICH, M. (1999): Palynologische Untersuchungen zur Vegetationsgeschichte des Weichsel-Spätglazial und Frühholozän an jährlich geschichteten Sedimenten des Meerfelder Maares (Eifel). – Dissertationes Botanicae 320: 1-127.

LITT, T., STEBICH, M. & BRAUER, A. (1998): Bio- and chronostratigraphy of the Lateglacial in the Eitel region based on varved Sediments. – Terra Nostra 1998 (6): 82-88; Berlin.

LITT, T., FRÜCHTL, M., KUBITZ, B. & STEBICH, M. (1997): Jungquartäre Floren in den Eifelmaaren. – In: Exkursionsführer 67. Jahrestagung der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft. – Terra Nostra 1997 (7): 54-62.

LITT, T., FRÜCHTL, M., KUBITZ, B. & STEBICH, M. (1997): Palaeobotanical investigations. – Terra Nostra 1997 (8): 25-29.

STEBICH, M. & LITT, T. (1997): Das Georgenfelder Hochmoor – ein Archiv für Vegetations-, Siedlungs- und Bergbaugeschichte. – Leipziger Geowissenschaften 5: 209-216.

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Popular scientific contributions

KIENAST, F., KAHLKE, R.-D., KEILER, J.-A., STEBICH, M. & WILDE, V. (2012): Weimarer quartärbotanische Sammlungen in neuem Domizil. – Senckenberg – natur • forschung • museum 142 (9/10): 324-327.

KAHLKE, R.-D., KIENAST, F., MAUL, L. C. & STEBICH, M. (2009): Neuaufstellung der quartärpaläontologischen Sammlungen. – Natur und Museum 139 (5/6): 196-201.

STEBICH, M. (2002): Armleuchteralgen – filigrane Gesteinsbildner in Karstgewässern. — Natur und Museum 132 (6): 220-221.

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Gerald Utschig Team Quartärpaläontologie Weimar
Gerald Utschig
Technical assistent

Responsibilities

  • Chemical processing of sediments for pollen analysis
  • Recent pollen preparation
  • Sediment processing for extraction of small mammal and mollusc remains
  • Selection and preliminary determination of Quaternary molluscs from processed sediment samples
  • Participation in excavations
  • Digital image and graphic processing
Rebecca Wunder TeamQuartärpaläontologie Weimar
Rebecca Wunder
Preparator of geosciences

Responsibilities

  • Excavation, preparation and conservation of Quaternary fossil material
  • Technical management of the collections
  • Monitoring of the state of preservation of historical collections
  • Maintenance of collection database

WUNDER, R. (2011): Neukonservierung pleistozäner Wirbeltierreste von Voigtstedt. –In: STACHE, M. & MAUS, M. (eds.): Fortbildung Präparationstechnik Geowissenschaften. Burg Lichtenberg, 6. bis 9. Oktober 2011. Abstracts. – 25-26; 3 figs.; Oberstenfeld/Burg Lichtenberg.