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This is a temporary page for students registered to participate in the UNIS course AG-332. Here, you will find a number of pdf´s with important papers on Quaternary developments in the Arctic. It is neccessary that you read key literature on Svalbard and the Barents Sea before arriving on Svalbard for the course start. Notice that this page does not carry pdf´s of all background literature, you need to consult your local university library as well. Papers I strongly reccommend you to read are marked with an asterix (*)


*Alexanderson, H., Landvik, J.Y. & Ryen, H.T. 2011. Chronology and styles of glaciation in an inter-fjord setting, northwestern
Svalbard. Boreas 40, 175-197.

*Andersson, T., Forman, S., Ingólfsson, Ó. & Manley, W. 1999. Late Quaternary environmental history of central Prins Karls Forland, Svalbard. Boreas 28, 292-307.

*Andersson, T., Forman, S., Ingólfsson, Ó. & Manley, W. 2000. Stratigraphic and morphologic constraints on the Weichselian glacial history of northern Prins Karls Forland, western Svalbard. Geografiska Annaler 82: 455-470.

*Bergsten, H., Andersson, T. & Ingólfsson, Ó. 1998. Foraminifera1 stratigraphy of raised marine deposits, representing isotope stage 5, Prins Karls Forland, western Svalbard. Polar Research 17, 81-91.

Forman, S.L. & Ingólfsson, Ó. 2000: Late Weichselian glacial history and postglacial emergence of Phippsøya, Sjuøyane, northern Svalbard: a comparison of modelled and empirical estimates of a glacial-rebound hinge-line. Boreas 29: 16-25.

*Forman, S.L. 1999: Infrared and Red Stimulated Luminescence Dating of Late Quaternary Nearshore Sediments from Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 31, 34-49.

*Forman, S.L., Lubinski. D.J., Ingolfsson, O. Zeeberg, J.J., Snyder, J.A, Siegert, M.F. & Matishov, G.G. 2004: A review of postglacial emergence on Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Novaya Zemlya, northern Eurasia. Quaternary Science Reviews 23: 1391–1434.

Forwick, M. & Vorren, T.O. 2009. Late Weichselian and Holocene sedimentary environments and ice rafting in Isfjorden, Spitsbergen. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 280, 258–274.

Hebbeln, D., Dokken, T., Andersen, E. S., Hald, M. & Elverhøi, A. 1994. Moisture supply for northern ice-sheet growth during the last glacial maximum. Nature 370, 357-360.

Hebbeln, D., and G. Wefer, 1997.Late Quaternary paleoceanography in the Fram Strait. Paleoceanography 12: 65-78.

*Humlum, O. et al. 2005. Late-Holocene glacier growth in Svalbard,documented by subglacial relict vegetation and living soil microbes. The Holocene 15, 396-407.

Ingólfsson, Ó. 2011. Fingerprints of Quaternary glaciations on Svalbard. In: Martini, I. P., French, H.M.&Pe´rez Alberti, A. (eds) Ice-Marginal and Periglacial Processes and Sediments. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 354, 15–31.

Ingólfsson, Ó., Rögnvaldsson, F., Bergsten, H., Hedenäs, L., Lemdahl, G. & Sejrup, H.P. 1995: Late Quaternary glacial and environmental history of Kongsøya, Svalbard. Polar Research 14, 123-139.

*Ingólfsson, Ó. & Wiig, Ö. 2009. Late Pleistocene fossil find in Svalbard: the oldest remains of a polar bear (Ursus maritimus Phipps, 1744) ever discovered. Polar Research 28, 455-462.

Landvik, J.Y., Mangerud, J. & Salvigsen, O. 1987: The Late Weichselian and Holocene shoreline displacement on the west-central coast of Svalbard. Polar Research 5, 29-44.

*Landvik, J.Y., Bolstad, M., Lycke, .K., Mangerud, J. & Sejrup, H.P. 1992: Weichselian stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments at Bellsund, western Svalbard. Boreas 21, 335-358.

*Landvik, J. Y., Bondevik, S., Elverhøi, A., Fjeldskaar, W., Mangerud, J., Salvigsen, O., Siegert, M. J., Svendsen, J. I. & Vorren, T. O. 1998: The last glacial maximum of the Barents Sea and Svalbard area: Ice sheet extent and configuration. Quaternary Science Reviews 17: 43-75. Click here to read paper.

*Landvik, J.Y., Ingólfsson, Ó. Mienert, J., Lehman, S. J., Solheim, A., Elverhøi, A. & Ottesen, D. 2005: Rethinking Late Weichselian ice-sheet dynamics in coastal NW Svalbard. Boreas 34, 7–24.

*Landvik, J.Y., Brook, E.J., Gualtieri, L., Raisbeck, G., Salvigsen, O. & Yiou, F. 2003: Northwest Svalbard during the last glaciation: ice free areas existed. Geology 31, 905-908.

Lehman, S. J. & Forman, S. L. 1992: Late Weichselian glacier retreat in Kongsfjorden, West Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Quaternary Research 37, 139-154.

Lindqvist, C. et al. 2010. Complete mitochondrial genome of a Pleistocene jawbone unveils the origin of polar bear. PNAS 107, 5053–5057.

Lønne, I. & Mangerud, J. 1991: An Early or Middle Weichselian sequence of proglacial, shallow marine sediments on western Svalbard. Boreas 20, 85-104.

Mangerud, J. & Svendsen, J.I. 1992: The last interglacial glacial period on Spitsbergen, Svalbard. Quaternary Science Reviews 11, 633-664.

*Mangerud, J., Dokken, T. M., Hebbeln, D., Heggen, B., Ingólfsson, O., Landvik, J. Y., Mejdahl, V., Svendsen, J. I. & Vorren, T. O. 1998. Fluctuations of the Svalbard-Barents Sea Ice Sheet the last 150,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 17: 11-42.

*Mangerud, J. & Landvik, J. Y. 2007: Younger Dryas cirque glaciers in western Spitsbergen: smaller than during the Little Ice Age. Boreas 36, 278-285.

*Ottesen, D., Dowdeswell, J.A. & Rise, L. 2005: Submarine landforms and the reconstruction of fast-flowing ice streams within a large Quaternary ice sheet: The 2500-km-long Norwegian-Svalbard margin (57°–80°N). Geological Society of America Bulletin 117, 1033–1050. Click here to read paper.

*Ottesen, D., Dowdeswell, J. A., Landvik, J. Y. & Mienert, J. 2007: Dynamics of the Late Weichselian ice sheet on Svalbard inferred from high-resolution sea-floor morphology. Boreas 36, 286-306.

Ottesen, D. & Dowdeswell, J.A. 2009. An inter–ice-stream glaciated margin: Submarine landforms and a geomorphic model based on marine-geophysical data from Svalbard. Geological Society of America Bulletin 121, 1647-1665.

*Plassen, L, Vorren, T.O. & Forwick, M. 2004. Integrated coring and accoustic investigation of glacigenic deposits in Spitsbergen fjords. Polar Research 23, 89-103.

Salvigsen, O., Forman, S. & Miller, G.H. 1992: Thermophilous molluscs on Svalbard during the Holocene and their paleoclimatic implications. Polar Research 11, 1-10.

Salvigsen, O. 2002. Radiocarbon-dated Mytilus edulis and Modiolus modiolus from northern Svalbard: climatic implications. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift 56, 56–61.

*Siegert, M.J., Dowdeswell, J.A., Svendsen, J.I. & Elverhöi, A. 2002: The Eurasian Arctic during the last Ice Age. American Scientist 90: 32-39.

Svendsen, J. I., Alexanderson, H., Astakhov , V. I. et al. 2004. Late Quaternary ice sheet history of Northern Eurasia. Quaternary Science Reviews 23: 1229-1271.

Wohlfarth, B., Lemdahl, G., Olsson. S., Persson, T., Snowball, J.I. & Jones, V. 1995: Early Holocene environment on Bjørnøya (Svalbard) inferred from multidisciplinary lake sediment study. Polar Research 14, 235-275.

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Abbott, M. B. & Stafford Jr, T. W. 1996: Radiocarbon geochemistry of modern and ancient arctic lake systems, Baffin Island, Canada. Quaternary Research 45, 300-311.

Andrews, J. T. 1998: Abrupt changes (Heinrich events) in late Quaternary North Atlantic marine environments: a history and review of data and concepts. Journal of Quaternary Science 13, 3-16.

Atkinson, N. & England, J. 2004: Postglacial emergence of Amund and Ellef Ringnes islands, Nunavut: implications for the northwest sector of the Innuitian Ice Sheet. Can. J. Earth Sci. 41: 271–283.

Briner, J.P., Miller, G.H., Davis, P.T., and Finkel, R.C. (2006). Cosmogenic radionuclides from fiord landscapes support differential erosion by overriding ice sheets. Geological Society of America Bulletin 118, 406-420.

Briner, J.P., Miller, G.H., Davis, P.T., and Finkel, R. (2005). Cosmogenic exposure dating in arctic glacial landscapes: Implications for the glacial history of northeastern Baffin Island, Arctic Canada. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 42, 67-84.

Briner, J.P., Miller, G.H., Davis, P.T., Bierman, P.R., and Caffee, M. 2003. Last Glacial Maximum ice sheet dynamics in Arctic Canada inferred from young erratics perched on ancient tors. Quaternary Science Reviews 22: 437-444.

Davis, P.T., Briner, J.P., Coulthard, R.D., Finkel, R.C., and Miller, G.H. (2006). Preservation of arctic landscapes overridden by cold-based ice sheets. Quaternary Research 65, 156-163.

Dyke, A. S. 1999: Last Glacial Maximum and deglaciation of Devon Island, Arctic Canada: support for an Innuitian Ice Sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 18, 393-420.

Dyke, A.S., Andrews, J.T., Clark, P.U., England, J.H., Miller, G.H., Shaw, J., and Veillette, J.J., 2001: The Laurentide and Innuitian Ice Sheets during the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews 21, 9-31.

England, J. 1999: Coalescent Greenland and Innuitian ice during the Last Glacial Maximum: revising the Quaternary of the Canadian High Arctic. Quaternary Science Reviews 18, 421-456.

England, J., Atkinson, N., Bednarski, J., Dyke, A.S., Hodgson, D.A., and O Cofaigh, C., 2006, The Innuitian Ice Sheet: Configuration, dynamics and chronology. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 25, p. 689-703.

Joynt, E.H., III & A.P. Wolfe, 2001. Paleoenvironmental inference models from sediment diatom assemblages in Baffin Island lakes (Nunavut, Canada) and reconstruction of summer water temperature. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 58: 1222-1243.

Kaplan, M.R., Miller, G.H. and Steig, E.J., 2001: Low-gradient outlet glaciers (ice streams?) drained the northeastern Laurentide Ice Sheet. Geology. 29: 343-346.

Marsella, K.A., Bierman, P.R., Davis, P.T., and Caffee, M.W., 2000. Cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al ages for the Last Glacial Maximum, eastern Baffin Island, Arctic Canada. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 112: 1296-1312.

Miller, G.H. and de Vernal, A., 1992. Will greenhouse warming lead to Northern Hemisphere ice-sheet growth? Nature 355: 244-246.

Miller, G.H., Wolfe, A.P., Steig, E.J., Sauer, P.E., Kaplan, M.R. and Briner, J.P., 2002: The Goldilocks Dilemma: Big Ice, Little Ice, or “Just-Right” Ice in the Eastern Canadian Arctic. Quaternary Science Reviews 21: 33-48.

Miller, G.H., Wolfe, A.P., Briner, J.P., Sauer, P.E., and Nesje, A. 2005: Holocene glaciation and climate evolution of Baffin Island, Arctic Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 24, 1703-1721.

Miller, G. H., Mode, W. N., Wolfe, A. P., Sauer, P. E., Bennike, O., Forman, S. L., Short, S. K. & Stafford, T. W. 1999: Stratified interglacial lacustrine sediments from Baffin Island, Arctic Canada: chronology and paleoenvironmental implications. Quaternary Science Reviews 18, 789-810.

Moore, J.J., Hughen, K.A., Miller, G.H. and Overpeck, J.T., 2001: Little Ice Age recorded in summer temperature reconstruction from varved sediments of Donard Lake, Baffin Island, Canada. Journal Paleolimnology, 25: 503-517.

Steig, E. J., Wolfe, A. P. & Miller, G. H. 1998: Wisconsinan refugia and the glacial history of eastern Baffin Island, Arctic Canada: Coupled evidence from cosmogenic isotopes and lake sediments. Geology 26, 835-838.

Wolfe, A.P., 2002. Climate modulates the acidity of arctic lakes on millennial timescales. Geology 30: 215-218.

Wolfe, A.P., 2003. Diatom community responses to late Holocene climatic variability: a comparison of numerical methods. The Holocene 13: 29-37.

Wolfe, A.P. & R.H. King, 1999. A paleolimnological constraint to the extent of the last glaciation on Northern Devon Island, Canadian High Arctic. Quaternary Science Reviews 18: 1563-1568.

Wolfe, A.P. & B.B. Perren, 2001. Chrysophyte microfossils record marked responses to recent environmental changes in high- and mid-Arctic lakes. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 747-752.

Wolfe, A.P., Fréchette, B., Richard, P.J.H., Miller, G.H. & S.L. Forman, 2000: Paleoecological assessment of a >90,000-year record from Fog Lake, Baffin Island, Arctic Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 19: 1677-1699.

Zreda,M., England, J., Phillips, F., Elmore, D. and Sharma, P., 1999.Unblocking of Nares Strait by Greenland and Ellesmere ice-sheet retreat 10,000 years ago. Nature 398: 139-142.

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Andrews, J.T., Hardardóttir, J., Helgadóttir, G., Jennings, A.E., Geirsdóttir, Á., Sveinbjörnsdóttir, Á.E., Schoolfield, S., Kristjánsdóttir, G.B., Smith, L.M.., Thors, K. & Syvitsky, J.P.M. 2000: The N and W Iceland Shelf: insights into Last Glacial Maximum ice extent and deglaciation based on acoustic stratigraphy and basal radiocarbon AMS dates. Quaternary Science Reviews 19, 619-631. Click here ro read paper.

Björck, S., Rundgren, M., Ingólfsson, Ó. & Funder, S. 1997: The Preboreal oscillation around the Nordic Seas: terrestial and lacustrine responses. Journal of Quaternary Science 12, 455-465.

Eiriksson, J., Knudsen, K.L., Haflidason, H. & Henriksen, P: 2000. Late-glacial and Holocene palaeoceanography of the North Atlantic shelf. Journal of Quaternary Science 15, 23-42.

Geirsdóttir, Á. & Eiríksson, J. 1994: Growth of an intermittent ice sheet during the late Pliocene and early Miocene. Quaternary Research 42, 115-130.

Geirsdóttir, Á., Hardardóttir, J. & Eiríksson, J. 1997: The depositional history of the Younger Dryas-Preboreal Búdi moraines in south-central Iceland. Arctic and Alpine Research 29, 13-23.

Hubbard, A., Sugden, D.A., Dugmore, A., Norddahl, H. & Pétursson, H.G. 2006: A modelling insight into the Icelandic Last Glacial Maximum ice sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews 25, 2283–2296

Ingólfsson, Ó., Björck, S., Haflidason, H. & Rundgren, M. 1997: Glacial and climatic changes on Iceland reflecting regional North Atlantic environmental changes during the Pleistocene-Holocene transition. Quaternary Science Reviews 16: 1135-1144.

Ingólfsson, Ó. & Norddahl, H. 1994: A review of the environmental history of Iceland, 13,000-9000 yr BP. Journal of Quaternary Science 9: 147-150.

Ingólfsson, Ó. & Norddahl, H. 2001: High relative sea-level during the Bølling interstadial in W Iceland: a reflection of ice-sheet collapse and extremely rapid glacial unloading. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 33, 231-243.

Norðdahl, H. & Pétursson, H.G. 2005. Relative Sea-Level Changes in Iceland; new Aspects of the Weichselian Deglaciation of Iceland. In: Caseldine, C., Russel, A., Hardardottir, J. & Knudsen, O. (Eds.), Iceland - Modern Processes and Past Environments, pp. 25-78. Elsevier, Amsterdam. Click here to read paper.

Rundgren, M. 1995: Biostratigraphic evidence of the Allerød-Younger Dryas-Preboreal oscillation in northern Iceland. Quaternary Research 44, 405-416.

Rundgren, M., Ingólfsson, Ó., Björck, S. & Haflidason, H. 1997: Dynamic sea-level change during the last deglaciation of northern Iceland. Boreas 26, 201-215.

Rundgren, M. & Ingólfsson, Ó. 1999: Plant survival in Iceland during periods of glaciation? Journal of Biogeography 26, 387-396.

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Abbott, M.B., Finney, B.P., Edwards, M.E., Kelts, K.R., 2000, Lake-level reconstructions and paleohyrdrology of Birch Lake, central Alaska, based on seismic reflections profiles and core transects. Quaternary Research 53: 154-166.

Anderson, P.M., and Brubaker, L.B., 1994, Vegetation history of north central Alaska: A mapped summary of Late Quaternary pollen data: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 13, p. 71-92.

Bartlein, P., Anderson, P.M., Edwards, M.E., and McDowell, P.F., 1991, A framework for interpreting paleoclimatic variations in eastern Beringia: Quaternary International, v. 10-12, p. 73-83.

Bartlein, P.J., Anderson, K.H., Anderson, P.M., Edwards, M.E., Mock, C.J., Thompson, R.S., Webb, R.S., Webb, T., III, and Whitlock, C., 1998, Paleoclimate simulations for North America over the past 21,000 years: Features of the simulated climate and comparisons with paleoenvironmental data: Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 17, p. 549-585.

Beget, J.E., 2001, Continuous Late Quaternary proxy climate records from loess in Beringia. Quaternary Science Reviews, v. 20, p. 499-507.

Brigham-Grette, J., 2001, New perspectives on Beringian Quaternary paleogeography, stratigraphy, and glacial history. Quaternary Science Reviews 20: 15-24.

Brigham-Grette, J., and Hopkins, D.M., 1995, Emergent marine record and paleoclimate of the last interglaciation along the northwest Alaskan coast: Quaternary Research, v. 43, p. 159-173.

Brigham-Grette, J., Hopkins, D.M., Ivanov, V., Basilyan, A. Benson, S.L., Heiser, P., , and Pushkar, V.S., 2001, Last Interglacial (Isotope Stage 5) glacial and sea level history of coastal Chukotka Peninsula and St. Lawrence Island. Quaternary Science Reviews 20: 419-437.

Brigham-Grette, J., and Gualtieri, L., 2004, Response to Grosswald and Hughes (2004), Brigham-Grette et al. (2003). “Chlorine-36 and 14C chronology support a limited last glacial maximum across central Chukotka, northeastern Siberia, and no Beringian ice sheet,” and, Gualtieri et al. (2003), “Pleistocene raised marine deposits on Wrangel Island, northeastern Siberia: implications for Arctic ice sheet history.” Quaternary Research, v. 62, p. 227-232.

Brigham-Grette, J., Gualtieri, L.M., Glushkova, O.Y., Hamilton, T.D., Mostoller, D., and Kotov, A., 2003, Chlorine-36 and 14C chronology support a limited last glacial maximum across central chukotka, northeast Siberia, and no Beringian ice sheet. Quaternary Research, v. 59, p. 386-398.

Briner, J.P., Kaufman, D.S., Manley, W.F., Finkel, R.C., and Caffee, M.W. (2005). Cosmogenic exposure dating of late Pleistocene moraine stabilization in Alaska. Geological Society of America Bulletin 117, 1108-1120.

Briner, J.P. and Kaufman, D.S., 2000, Late Pleistocene glaciation of the southwest Ahklun Mountains, Alaska: Quaternary Research 53: 13-22.

Calkin, P.E.,Wiles, G.C., and Barclay, D.J., 2001. Holocene coastal glaciation of Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews 20: 135-148.

Elias, S.A., Short, S.K., Nelson, C.H., and Birks, H.H., 1996, Life and times of the Bering land bridge: Nature 382: 60-63.

Elias, S.A., 2001, Beringian Paleoecology: results from the 1997 workshop. Quaternary Science Reviews 20: 7-13.

Glushkova, O.Y., 2001, Geomorphological correlation of the late Pleistocene glacial complexes of western and eastern Beringia. Quaternary Science Reviews 20: 405-417.

Goetchus, V.G., and Birks, H.H., 2001, Full-glacial upland tundra vegetation preserved under tephra in the Beringia National Park, Seward Peninsula, Alaska. Quaternary Science Reviews 20: 135-148.

Grosswald, M.G., 1998, Late-Weichselian ice sheets in Arctic and Pacific Siberia: Quaternary International 45/46: 3-18.

Gualtieri, L., Glushkova, O., and Brigham-Grette, J., 2000, Evidence for restricted ice extent during the last glacial maximum in the Koryak Mountains of Chukotka, for eastern Russia: Geological Society of America Bulletin 112: 1106-1118.

Gualtieri, L., Vartanyan, S., Brigham-Grette, J., and Anderson, P.M., 2003, Pleistocene raised marine deposits on Wrangel Island, northeast Siberia and implications for the presence of an East Siberian ice sheet. Quaternary Research, v. 59, p. 399-410.

Grosswald, M.G., and Hughes, T.J., 2004, Letter to the Editor. Quaternary Research, v. 62, p. 223-226.

Hamilton, T.D., and Brigham-Grette, J., 1991, The last interglaciation in Alaska: stratigraphy and paleoecology of potential sites: Quaternary International 10-12: 49-71.

Hofle, C., Edwards, Hopkins, D.M., and Mann, D.H., 2000, The full-glacial environment of the northern Seward Peninsula, Alaska, Reconstructed from the 21,500-year-old Kitluk paleosol. Quaternary Research 53: 143-153.

Hu, F.S., Ito, E., 1998, Ostracod geochemical record of Holocene climatic change and implication for vegetational response in the northwestern Alaska Range: Quaternary Research 49: 86-95.

Kaufman, D.S., Forman, S.L., Lea, P.D., and Wobus, C.W., 1996, Age of pre-late-Wisconsin glacial-estuarine sedimentation, Bristol Bay, Alaska: Quaternary Research 45: 59-72.

Kaufman, D.S., Porter, S.C. & Gillespie, A.R. 2003, Quaternary alpine glaciation in Alaska, the Pacific Nortwest, Sierra Nevada, and Hawaii. Development in Qauternary Science 1, 77-103.

Kaufman, D.S., and Manley, W.F., 2004, Pleistocene Maximum and Late Wisconsin glacier extents across Alaska, USA, in Ehlers, J., and Gibbard, P.L., eds., Quaternary Glaciations—Extent and Chronology, Part II, North America: Amsterdam, Elsevier, Developments in Quaternary Science: v. 2B, p. 9–27. Click here to read the paper

Lozhkin, A.V., and Anderson, P.M., 1995, The last interglaciation in Northeast Siberia. Quaternary Research 43: 147-158.

De Vernal, A. and Pedersen, T.P. 1997, Micropaleontology and palynology of core PAR87A-10: a 23,000 year record of paleoenvironmental changes in Gulf of Alaska, northeast North Pacific. Paleoceanography 12: 821-830.

Wiles, G.C., and Calkin, P.E., 1993. Neoglacial fluctuations and sedimentation of an iceberg-calving glacier resolved with tree rings (Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska): Quaternary International 18: 35-42.

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Bennike, O, 2002. Late Quaternary history of Washington Land, North Greenland. Boreas 31: 260-272.

Bennike, O. 2004. Holocene sea-ice variations in Greenland: onshore evidence. The Holocene 14: 607-613.

Björck, S., Rundgren, M., Ingólfsson, Ó., and Funder, S. 1997. The Preboreal oscillation around the nordic seas: terrestrial and lacustrine responses. Journal of Quaternary Science 12: 455-465.

Björck, S., Bennike, O., Rosén, P. et al. 2002. Anomalously mild Younger Dryas sumer conditions in southern Greenland. Geology 30: 427-430.

Funder, S., Hjort, C. & Kelly, M. 1992. Isotope stage 5 (130-74 ka) in Greenland, a review. Quaternary International 10/12: 107-122.

Funder, S., Hjort, C., Landvik, J. Y., Nam, S. I., Reeh, N. & Stein, R. 1998. History of a stable ice margin - Greenland during the Middle and Upper Pleistocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 17: 77-123.

Hebbeln, D and Wefer, G. 1997. Late Quaternary paleoceanography in the Fram Strait. Paleoceanography 12: 65-78.

Kaplan, M.R., Wolfe, A.P. & G.H. Miller, 2002. Holocene environmental variability in southern Greenland inferred from lake sediments. Quaternary Research 58: 149-159.

Kelly, M., Funder, S., Houmark-Nielsen, M. et al. 1999. Quaternary glacial and marine history of Northwest Greenland: a review and reappraisal. Quaternary Science Reviews 18: 373-392.

Wooller, M.J., Francis, D., Fogel,  M.E., Miller, G.H., Walker, I.R. & A.P. Wolfe. 2004. Quantitative paleotemperature estimates from d18O in chironomid head capsules from arctic lake sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology 31: 267-274.

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Grøsfjeld, K., Funder, S., Seidenkrantz, M.-S. & Glaister, C. 2006: Last Interglacial marine environments in the White Sea region, northwestern Russia. Boreas 35, pp. 493 520.

Jensen, M., Larsen, E., Demidov, I. N., Funder, S. & Kjær, K. H. 2006: Depositional environments and sea-level changes deduced from Middle Weichselian tidally influenced sediments, Arkhangelsk region, northwestern Russia. Boreas 35, pp. 521 538.

Lambeck, K., Purcell, A., Funder, S., Kjær, K.H., Larsen, E. & Möller, P. 2006: Constraints on the Late Saalian to early Middle Weichselian ice sheet of Eurasia from field data and rebound modelling. Boreas, 35, pp. 539 575.

Miller, G. et al. (CAPE-Last Interglacial Project Members) 2006: Last Interglacial Arctic warmth confirms polar amplification of climate change. Quaternary Science Reviews 25: 1383–1400.

Otto-Bliesner, B.L. et al. (CAPE Last Interglacial Project members) 2006: Simulating Arctic Climate Warmth and Icefield Retreat in the Last Interglaciation. Science 311, 1751-1753.

Overpeck, J. et al. 2006: Paleoclimatic Evidence for Future Ice-Sheet Instability and Rapid Sea-Level Rise. Science 311, 1747-1750.


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Arkhipov, S.A., Isayeva, L.L., Bespaly, V.G. & Glushkova, O. 1986: Glaciation of Siberia and north-east USSR. Quaternary Science Reviews 5, 463-474.

Astakhov, V. 1998. The last ice sheet of the Kara Sea: terrestrial constraints on its age. Quaternary International 45: 19-28.

Astakhov, V. 2001. Stratigraphic framework for the Upper Pleistocene of the Russian Arctic: changing paradigms. Global and Planetary Chan ge 31: 281-293.  

Astakhov V. 2004. Middle Pleistocene glaciations of the Russian North. Quaternary Science Reviews, 23: 1285-1311.

Astakhov, V. 2004: Pleistocene ice limits in Russian northern lowlands. In Ehlers J. and Gibbard P.L., eds. Quaternary glaciations – extent and chronology. Part 1: Europe. – Development in Quaternary science, V.2, Amsterdam, Elsevier, 309–319.

Astakhov, V.I. & Isayeva, L.L. 1988: The "Ice Hill": An example of "retarded deglaciation" in Siberia. Quaternary Science Reviews 7, 29-40.

Astakhov, V.I., Kaplyanskaya, F.A. and Tarnogradsky, V.D. 1996. Pleistocene permafrost of West Siberia as a deformable glacier bed. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 7: 165-191.

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