Tian, Y., Fleitmann, D., Zhang, Q., Sha, L., Wassenburg, J.A., Axelsson, J., Zhang, H., Li, X., Hu, J., Li, H., Zhao, L., Cai, Y., Ning, Y., Cheng, H.  Holocene climate change in southern Oman deciphered by speleothem records and climate model simulations. Nature Communications 14, 4718 (2023).

Izdebski, A., Bloomfield, K., Eastwood, W., Fernandes, R., Fleitmann, D., Guzowski, P., . . . Heudre, A. (2022). L’émergence d’une histoire environnementale interdisciplinaire: Une approche conjointe de l’Holocène tardif. Annales. Histoire, Sciences Sociales,77(1), 11-58. doi:10.1017/ahss.2022.114

Haldon, J. & Fleitmann, D. (in press). A Sixth-Century C.E. Drought in Arabia. New Palaeoclimate Data and Some Historical Implications. Journal of Late Antique, Islamic and Byzantine Studies

Li, Y., Fleitmann, D., Wang, X., Pérez-Mejías, C., Sha, L., Dong, X., et al. (2023). 550-year climate periodicity in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau during the late mid-Holocene: Insights and implications. Geophysical Research Letters50, e2023GL103523 https://doi. org/10.1029/2023GL103523

Maccali, J., Meckler, A. N., Lauritzen, S.-E., Brekken, T., Rokkan, H. A., Fernandez, A., Krüger, Y., Adigun, J., Affolter, S., Leuenberger, M. Multi-proxy speleothem-based reconstruction of mid-MIS 3 climate in South Africa, Climate of the Past,, in review


Fleitmann, D., Haldon, J., Bradley, R.S., Burns, S.J., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Raible, C.C., Jacobson, M., Matter, A. Droughts, societal change and a context for the emergence of Islam in late Antique Arabia. Science 376; 1317-+, 2022.

Jacobson, M.J., Pickett, J., Gascoigne, A.L., Fleitmann, D., Elton, H. Settlement, environment, and climate change in SW Anatolia: Dynamics of regional variation and the end of Antiquity. PLOS ONE, 17: e0270295., 2022.

Fleitmann, D., Burns, S.J., Matter, A., Cheng, H., Affolter, S. Moisture and seasonality shifts recorded in Holocene and Pleistocene speleothems from south-eastern Arabia. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2021GL097255, 2022.

Nicholson, S.L., Hosfield, R., Groucutt, H.S., Pike, A.W.G., Burns, S.J., Matter, A., Fleitmann, D. A climatic evaluation of the southern dispersal route during MIS 5e. Quaternary Science Reviews 279, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2022.107378, 2022.

Midgley, S.D., Fleitmann, D., Grau-Crespo, R. Bromate incorporation in calcite and aragonite. Geochemica and Cosmochimica Acta 324, 17-25, 2022.

Erkan, G., Bayari, C.S., Fleitmann, D., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Ozbakir, M. Late Pleistocene-Holocene climatic implications of high-resolution stable isotope profiles of a speleothem from south-central Anatolia, Turkey. Journal of Quaternary Science, 37, 503-515, 2022.

Weissbach, T., Kluge, T., Affolter, S., Leuenberger, M. C., Vonhof, H., Riechelmann, D. F.C., Fohlmeister, J., Juhl, M.-C., Hemmer, B., Warken, S. F., Schmidt, M., Frank, N., Aeschbach, W. Constraints for precise and accurate fluid inclusion stable isotope analysis using water-vapour saturated CRDS techniques. Chemical geology,, 2022.

Arosio, T., Affolter, S., Nicolussi, K., Sigl, M., Ziehmer-Wenz, M. M., Schlüchter, C., Schaad, E., Stähli, R., Leuenberger, M. C. Variable response in Alpine tree-ring stable isotopes following volcanic eruptions in the tropics and Iceland, Geosciences,, 2022.



Jacobson, M.J., Flohr, P., Gascoigne, A., Leng, M.J., Sadekov, A., Cheng, H., Edwards, R.L., Tüysüz, O., Fleitmann, D. Heterogenous late Holocene climate in the Eastern Mediterranean – The Kocain Record From SW Turkey. Geophysical Reserch Letters, 48, e20
GeophysicalResearch Letters, 48,, 2021.

Nicholson, S.L., Jacobson, M.J., Hosfield, R., Fleitmann, D. The stalagmite record of southern Arabia: Climatic Extremes, Human Evolution and Societal Development. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9:749488. doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.749488, 2021.

Midgley, S.D., Di Tommaso, D., Fleitmann, D., Grau-Crespo, R. Sulfate and Molybdate Incorporation at the Calcite Water Interface: Insights from Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics. Acs Earth Space Chem 5, 2066-2073, 2021.

Troch J., Affolter S., Harris C., Bernasconi S.M., Leuenberger M. Oxygen and hydrogen isotope analysis of experimentally generated magmatic and metamorphic aqueous fluids using laser spectroscopy (WS-CRDS), Chemical geology, 584, 120487 (, 2021.

Affolter S., Leuenberger M., Challenges in the direct determination of 17Oexcess in microliter amount of water extracted from speleothem fluid inclusions, Frontiers in Earth Sciences, 9:612436, (doi: 10.3389/feart.2021.612436), 2021.

Affolter S., Schibig M., Berhanu T., Bukowiecki N., Steinbacher M., Nyfeler P., Hervo M., Lauper J., Leuenberger M. Assessing local COcontamination revealed by two near-by high altitude records at Jungfraujoch, Switzerland, Environmental Research Letters, 16, 044037,  (, 2021.

Bukowiecki N., Brem B., Wehrle G., Močnik G., Affolter S., Leuenberger M., Collaud Coen M., Hervo M., Baltensperger U., Gysel-Beer M. Elucidating local pollution and site representativeness at the Jungfraujoch, Switzerland through parallel aerosol measurement at an adjacent mountain ridge, Environmental Research Communications, 3, 021001, (, 2021.

Nicholson, S.L., Hosfield, R., Groucutt, H.S., Pike, A.W.G., Fleitmann, D.. Beyond arrows on a map: The dynamics of Homo sapiens dispersal and occupation of Arabia during Marine Isotope Stage 5. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 62, doi: j.jaa2021.101269, 2021.

Affolter S., P. Steinmann, F. Aemisegger, R. Purtschert, M. Leuenberger, “Origin and percolation times of Milandre Cave drip water determined by tritium time series and beryllium-7 data from Switzerland”, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 222, 106346, 2020 (link)

Corrick, E.C., Drysdale, R.N., Hellstrom, J.C., Capron, E., Rasmussen, S.O., Zhang, X., Fleitmann, D., Couchoud, I., Wolff, E. (2020) Synchronous timing of abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period. Science, 369, 963-969.

Ghadiri, E., S. Affolter, M. S. Brennwald, D. Fleitmann, A. D. Häuselmann, H. Cheng, C. Maden, M. Leuenberger, R. Kipfer, “Estimation of temperature – altitude gradients during the Pleistocene–Holocene transition from Swiss stalagmites”, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 544, 116387, 2020 (link)

Koc, K., Kosun, E., Cheng, H., Demirtas, F., Edwards, R.L., Fleitmann, D., 2020. Black carbon traces of human activities in stalagmites from Turkey. Journal of Archaeological Science 123, doi: j.jas.2020.105255.

Midgley, S.D., Taylor, J.O., Fleitmann, D., Grau-Crespo, R., 2020. Molybdenum and sulfur incorporation as oxyanion substitutional impurities in calcium carbonate minerals: A computational investigation. Chem Geol 553, doi: j.chemgeo.2020.119796.

Nicholson, S. L., A. Pike, R. Hosfield, N. Roberts, D. Sahy, J. Woodhead, H. Cheng, S. Affolter, M. Leuenberger, S. J. Burns, A. Matter, D. Fleitmann, “Pluvial periods in Southern Arabia over the last 1.1 million-years”, Quaternary Science Reviews, 229, 106112, 2020 (link)

Therre, S., Fohlmeister, J., Fleitmann, D., Matter, A., Burns, S.J., Arps, J., Schroder-Ritzrau, A., Friedrich, R., Frank, N., 2020. Climate-induced speleothem radiocarbon variability on Socotra Island from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Younger Dryas. Climate of the Past 16, 409-421.