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Prof. Dr. Helge Wolfgang Arz - Publikationen

Researcher ID A-6659-2013



Arz, H. W., T. Leipe, and M. Moros (2017), The Baltic Sea: geology and palaeoenvironmental evolution - introduction, Boreas, 46(1), 1-2.

Beuscher, S., S. Krueger, W. Ehrmann, G. Schmiedl, Y. Milker, H. Arz, and H. Schulz (2017), End-member modelling as a tool for climate reconstruction-An Eastern Mediterranean case study, Plos One, 12(9).

Gu, F., K. A. F. Zonneveld, C. M. Chiessi, H. W. Arz, J. Pätzold, and H. Behling (2017), Long-term vegetation, climate and ocean dynamics inferred from a 73,500 years old marine sediment core (GeoB2107-3) off southern Brazil, Quaternary Science Reviews, 172, 55-71.

Häusler, K., M. Moros, L. Wacker, L. Hammerschmidt, O. Dellwig, T. Leipe, A. Kotilainen, and H. W. Arz (2017), Mid- to late Holocene environmental separation of the northern and central Baltic Sea basins in response to differential land uplift, Boreas, 46(1), 111-128.

Moros, M., Andersen, T.J., Schulz-Bull, D., Hausler, K., Bunke, D., Snowball, I., Kotilainen, A., Zillen, L., Jensen, J.B., Kabel, K., Hand, I., Leipe, T., Lougheed, B.C., Wagner, B., Arz, H.W.,  (2017), Towards an event stratigraphy for Baltic Sea sediments deposited since AD 1900: approaches and challenges, Boreas, 46(1), 129-142.



Endler, M., R. Endler, J. Wunderlich, B. Bobertz, T. Leipe, M. Moros, J. B. Jensen, and H. W. Arz (2016), Geo-acoustic modelling of late and postglacial sedimentary units in the Baltic Sea and their acoustic visibility, Marine Geology, 376, 86-101.

Kaiser, J., and H. W. Arz (2016), Sources of sedimentary biomarkers and proxies with potential paleoenvironmental significance for the Baltic Sea, Continental Shelf Research, 122, 102-119.

Kaiser, J., B. On, H. Arz, and S. Akcer-On (2016), Sedimentary lipid biomarkers in the magnesium rich and highly alkaline Lake Salda (south-western Anatolia), Journal of Limnology, 75(3), 581-596.

Kaiser, J., S. T. Belt, M. Tomczak, T. A. Brown, N. Wasmund, and H. W. Arz (2016), C-25 highly branched isoprenoid alkenes in the Baltic Sea produced by the marine planktonic diatom Pseudosolenia calcar-avis, Organic Geochemistry, 93, 51-58.

Wegwerth, A., J. Kaiser, O. Dellwig, L. S. Shumilovskikh, N. R. Nowaczyk, and H. W. Arz (2016), Northern hemisphere climate control on the environmental dynamics in the glacial Black Sea "Lake", Quaternary Science Reviews, 135, 41-53.



Aracena, C., Kilian, R., Lange, C.B., Bertrand, S., Lamy, F., Arz, H.W., De Pol-Holz, R., Baeza, O., Pantoja, S., Kissel, C. (2015). Holocene variations in productivity associated with changes in glacier activity and freshwater flux in the central basin of the Strait of Magellan. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 436: 112-122

Arz, H. W., J. Kaiser and D. Fleitmann (2015). Paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic changes around 2200 BC recorded in sediment cores from the northern Red Sea. In: 2200 BC - Ein Klimasturz als Ursache für den Zerfall der alten Welt? = 2200 BC - A climatic breakdown as a cause for the collapse of the old word? : 7. Mitteldeutscher Archäologentag vom 23. bis 26. Oktober 2014 in Halle (Saale). Ed. by H. Meller, H. W. Arz, R. Jung and R. Risch. Halle (Saale): Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale) (Tagungen des Landesmuseums für Vorgeschichte Halle ; 12): 53-60

Arz, H. W., Shumilovskikh, L. S., Wegwerth, A., Fleitmann, D., Behling, H. Environmental and Climate Dynamics During the Last Two Glacial Terminations and Interglacials in the Black Sea/Northern Anatolian Region. Integrated Analysis of Interglacial Climate Dynamics (INTERDYNAMIC). M. Schulz and A. Paul, Springer International Publishing, SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences, (2015), 121-126

Burckel, P., C. Waelbroeck, J. M. Gherardi, S. Pichat, H. Arz, J. Lippold, T. Dokken, and F. Thil (2015), Atlantic Ocean circulation changes preceded millennial tropical South America rainfall events during the last glacial, Geophysical Research Letters, 42(2), 411-418. doi: 10.1002/2014gl062512.

Endler, M., R. Endler, B. Bobertz, T. Leipe, and H. W. Arz (2015), Linkage between acoustic parameters and seabed sediment properties in the south-western Baltic Sea, Geo-Marine Letters, 35(2), 145-160. doi: 10.1007/s00367-015-0397-3.

Kaiser, J., S. Schouten, R. Kilian, H. W. Arz, F. Lamy and J. S. Sinninghe Damsté (2015). Isoprenoid and branched GDGT-based proxies for surface sediments from marine, fjord and lake environments in Chile. Org. Geochem. 89-90: 117-127, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.10.007

Lamy, F., H. W. Arz, R. Kilian, C. B. Lange, L. Lembke-Jene, M. Wengler, J. Kaiser, O. Baeza-Urrea, I. R. Hall, N. Harada and R. Tiedemann (2015). Glacial reduction and millennial-scale variations in Drake Passage throughflow. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112: 13496-13501, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509203112

Meller, H., H. W. Arz, R. Jung and R. Risch, Eds. (2015). 2200 BC - Ein Klimasturz als Ursache für den Zerfall der alten Welt? = 2200 BC - A climatic breakdown as a cause for the collapse of the old word? : 7. Mitteldeutscher Archäologentag vom 23. bis 26. Oktober 2014 in Halle (Saale). Halle: Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Landesmuseum für Vorgeschichte Halle (Saale). 872 S. (Tagungen des Landesmuseums für Vorgeschichte Halle ; 12).

Wegwerth, A., A. Ganopolski, G. Ménot, J. Kaiser, O. Dellwig, E. Bard, F. Lamy and H. W. Arz (2015). Black Sea temperature response to glacial millennial-scale climate variability. Geophys. Res. Lett. 42: 8147-8154, doi: 10.1002/2015GL065499



Caniupan, M., et al. (2014), Holocene sea-surface temperature variability in the Chilean fjord region, Quaternary Research, 82(2), 342-353.

Cullen, V. L., V. C. Smith, and H. W. Arz (2014), The detailed tephrostratigraphy of a core from the south-east Black Sea spanning the last similar to 60 ka, Journal of Quaternary Science, 29(7), 675-690.

Kaiser, J., N. Ruggieri, J. Hefter, H. Siegel, G. Mollenhauer, H. W. Arz, and F. Lamy (2014), Lipid biomarkers in surface sediments from the Gulf of Genoa, Ligurian sea (NW Mediterranean sea) and their potential for the reconstruction of palaeo-environments, Deep-Sea Research Part I-Oceanographic Research Papers, 89, 68-83.

Kuehn, H., L. Lembke-Jene, R. Gersonde, O. Esper, F. Lamy, H. Arz, G. Kuhn, and R. Tiedemann (2014), Laminated sediments in the Bering Sea reveal atmospheric teleconnections to Greenland climate on millennial to decadal timescales during the last deglaciation, Climate of the Past, 10(6), 2215-2236.

Shumilovskikh, L. S., D. Fleitmann, N. R. Nowaczyk, H. Behling, F. Marret, A. Wegwerth, and H. W. Arz (2014), Orbital- and millennial-scale environmental changes between 64 and 20 ka BP recorded in Black Sea sediments, Climate of the Past, 10(3), 939-954.

Shumilovskikh, L. S., P. Tarasov, H. W. Arz, D. Fleitmann, F. Marret, N. Nowaczyk, B. Plessen, F. Schluetz, and H. Behling (2014), Vegetation and environmental dynamics in the southern Black Sea region since 18 kyr BP derived from the marine core 22-GC3 (vol 337, pg 177, 2012), Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 393, 159.

Wegwerth, A., O. Dellwig, J. Kaiser, G. Menot, E. Bard, L. Shumilovskikh, B. Schnetger, I. C. Kleinhanns, M. Wille, and H. W. Arz (2014), Meltwater events and the Mediterranean reconnection at the Saalian-Eemian transition in the Black Sea, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 404, 124-135.



Shumilovskikh, L.S., Arz, H.W., Wegwerth, A., Fleitmann, D., Marret, F., Nowaczyk, N., Tarasov, P., Behling, H., 2013a. Vegetation and environmental changes in Northern Anatolia between 134 and 119 ka recorded in Black Sea sediments. Quaternary Research 80, 349-360.

Shumilovskikh, L.S., Marret, F., Fleitmann, D., Arz, H.W., Nowaczyk, N., Behling, H., 2013. Eemian and Holocene sea-surface conditions in the southern Black Sea: Organic-walled dinoflagellate cyst record from core 22-GC3. Marine Micropaleontology 101, 146-160.

Breuer, S., Kilian, R., Baeza, O., Lamy, F., Arz, H., 2013. Holocene denudation rates from the superhumid southernmost Chilean Patagonian Andes (53 degrees S) deduced from lake sediment budgets. Geomorphology 187, 135-152.

Hermanns, Y.-M., Martinez Cortizas, A., Arz, H., Stein, R., Biester, H., 2013. Untangling the influence of in-lake productivity and terrestrial organic matter flux on 4,250 years of mercury accumulation in Lake Hambre, Southern Chile. Journal of Paleolimnology 49, 563-573.

Kilian, R., Lamy, F., Arz, H., 2013. Late Quaternary variations of the southern westerly wind belt and its influences on aquatic ecosystems and glacier extend within the southernmost Andes. Zeitschrift Der Deutschen Gesellschaft Fur Geowissenschaften 164, 279-294.

Nowaczyk, N.R., Frank, U., Kind, J., Arz, H.W., 2013. A high-resolution paleointensity stack of the past 14 to 68 ka from Black Sea sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 384, 1-16.



Nowaczyk, N.R., H. W. Arz, U. Frank, J. Kind, B. Plessen (2012). Dynamics of the Laschamp geomagnetic excursion from Black Sea sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 351-352, 54-69.

Shumilovskikh, L.S. , Tarasov, P ., Arz, H.W., Fleitmann, D., Marret, F., Nowaczyk, N., Plessen, B., Schlutz, F., Behling, H. (2012). Vegetation and environmental dynamics in the southern Black Sea region since 18 kyr BP derived from the marine core 22-GC3. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 337, 177-193, DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.04.015.

Hendry, K.R., Robinson L.F., Meredith M.P., Mulitza, S., Chiessi, C.M., Arz H.W. (2012). Abrupt changes in high-latitude nutrient supply to the Atlantic during the last glacial cycle. Geology 40/2, 123-126, DOI:10.1130/G32779.1.



Caniupan, M., Lamy, F., Lange, C. B., Kaiser, J., Arz, H., Kilian, R., Urrea, O., Baeza, Aracena, C., Hebbeln, D., Kissel, C., Laj, C., Mollenhauer, G.; Tiedemann, R. (2011). Millennial-scale sea surface temperature and Patagonian Ice Sheet changes off southernmost Chile (53 degrees S) over the past similar to 60 kyr. Paleoceanography 26, DOI: 10.1029/2010PA002049.



Lamy, F., R. Kilian, H. W. Arz, J.-P. Francois, J. Kaiser, M. Prange, and T. Steinke (2010). Holocene changes in the position and intensity of the southern westerly wind belt. Nature Geoscience 3, 695–699.

Montoya-Pino, C., Weyer, S., van de Schootbrugge, B. Anbar, A.D., Oschmann, W., Arz, H.W., Pross, J. (2010) Global enhancement of ocean anoxia during the OAE-2: A quantitative approach using U isotopes. Geology 38, 315-318.

Stefer, S., Melnick, D, Echtler, H. P., Arz, H.W., Lamy, F., De Batist, M., Oncken, O., Haug, G. H. (2010). Forearc uplift rates deduced from sediment cores of two coastal lakes in south-central Chile. Tectonophysics, 495, 129-143.



Verleye, T., K.N. Mertens, S. Louwye, and H.W. Arz (2009). Holocene salinity changes in the southwestern Black Sea: A reconstruction based on dinoflagellate cysts. Palynology 33 , 77–100.

Kwiecien O, Arz HW, Lamy F, Plessen B.,Bahr A., and Haug G. H.(2009). North Atlantic control on precipitation pattern in the eastern Mediterranean/Black Sea region during the last glacial. Quaternary Research 71-3, 375-384.



Bahr, A., F. Lamy, H. W. Arz, C. Major, O. Kwiecien, G. Wefer (2008). Abrupt changes of temperature and water chemistry in the late Pleistocene and early Holocene Black Sea. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 9/1, Q01004, doi:10.1029/2007GC001683.

Blumberg, S., F. Lamy, H.W. Arz, H.P. Echtler, M. Wiedicke, G.H. Haug, O. Oncken (2008). Turbiditic trench deposits at the South-Chilean active margin: A Pleistocene–Holocene record of climate and tectonics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 268, 526-539.

Kwiecien, O., H.W. Arz, F. Lamy, S. Wulf, A. Bahr, U. Röhl, G.H. Haug (2008). Estimated reservoir ages of the Black Sea since the Last Glacial. Radiocarbon 50/1, 99–118.

Legge, H.-L., Mutterlose, J. Arz, H. W., Pätzold, J. (2008). Nannoplankton successions in the northern Red Sea during the last glaciation (60 to 14.5 ka BP): Reactions to climate change, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2008.03.030.



Arz, H. W., G. Haug und R. Thiedemann (2007). Meeressedimente als Klimaarchiv: Klimaveränderungen von Jahrmillionen bis Jahren. Geographische Rundschau 59, 56-65.

Arz, H. W., Lamy, F., Ganopolski, A., Novaczyk, N., and Pätzold, J. (2007). Dominant Northern Hemisphere climate control over millennial-scale sea-level variability. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 312-321.

Jaeschke, A., Rühlemann, C., Arz, H. W., Heil, G., Lohmann, G. (2007).Coupling of millennial-scale changes in sea surface temperature and precipitation off northeastern Brazil with high latitude climate shifts during the last glacial period. Paleoceanography. 22, PA4206, doi:10.1029/2006PA001391

Kaiser, J., F. Lamy, H.W. Arz and D. Hebbeln (2007). Dynamics of the millennial-scale sea surface temperature and Patagonian Ice Sheet fluctuations in southern Chile during the last 70 kyr (ODP Site 1233). Quaternary International161, 77-89.

Lamy, F., Kaiser, J., Arz, H.W., Hebbeln, D., Ninnemann, U., Timm, O., Timmermann, A., Toggweiler, J.R. (2007). Modulation of the bipolar seesaw in the Southeast Pacific during Termination 1. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 259, 400-413.



Arz, H. W., Lamy, F., Pätzold, J. (2006) A pronounced dry event recorded around 4.2 kyr in brine sediments from the Northern Red Sea. Quaternary Research 66, 432-441.

Lamy, F., Arz, H. W., Bond, G., Bahr, A., and Pätzold, J. (2006) Multicentennial-scale hydrological changes in the Black Sea and northern Red Sea during the Holocene and the Arctic/North Atlantic Oscillation. Paleoceanography 21, PA1008, doi:10.1029/2005PA001184.

Legge, H. L., Mutterlose, J., and Arz, H. W. (2006) Climatic changes in the northern Red Sea during the last 22,000 years as recorded by calcareous nannofossils. Paleoceanography 21, PA1003, doi:10.1029/2005PA001142.

Bahr, A., Arz, H. W., Lamy, F., Wefer, G. (2006): Late glacial to Holocene paleoenvironmental evolution of the Black Sea, reconstructed with stable oxygen isotope records obtained on ostracod shells. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 241, 3-4, 863-875.



Bahr, A., Lamy, F., H. W. Arz, H. Kuhlmann, and G. Wefer (2005). Late glacial to Holocene climate and sedimentation history in the NW Black Sea. Marine Geology 214, 309-322.



Lamy, F., J. Kaiser, U. S. Ninnemann, D. Hebbeln, H. W. Arz, and J. Stoner (2004). Antarctic timing of surface water changes off Chile and Patagonian ice-sheet response. Science 304, 1959-1962.

Seeberg-Elverfeld, I. A., C. B. Lange, H. W. Arz, J. Pätzold, and J. Pike (2004). The significance of diatoms in the formation of laminated sediments of the Shaban Deep, Northern Red Sea. Marine Geology, 209, 1-4, 279-301.

Vidal, L. and H. W. Arz (2004). Oceanic climate variability at millennial time scales: modes of climate connections. In Battarbee, R.W., Gasse, F., and Stickley, C.E., (eds.) Past Climate Variability through Europe and Africa, Kluwer, Dordrecht, pp 31-40.

Jennerjahn, T. C., Ittekkot, V., Arz, H. W., Behling, H., Pätzold, J., and Wefer, G. (2004). Asynchronous Terrestrial and Marine Signals of Climate Change During Heinrich Events. Science 306, 2236-2239.



Arz, H. W., J. Pätzold, P. J. Müller, M. O. Moammar (2003) The influence of northern hemisphere climate and global sea level rise on the restricted Red Sea marine environment during the Termination I. Paleocenaography 18, doi:10.1029/2002PA000864.

Arz, H. W., F. Lamy, J. Pätzold, P. J. Müller, and M. Prins (2003): Mediterranean moisture source for an Early -Holocene humid period in the northern Red Sea. Science 300, 118-121.

Niebler, H.-S., H. W. Arz, B. Donner, S. Mulitza, J. Pätzold, and G. Wefer (2003). Sea-Surface Temperatures in the Equatorial and South Atlantic Ocean during the Last Glacial Maximum (23-19 ka). Paleocenaography,18, doi: 10.1029/2003PA000902.

Rimbu, N., Lohmann, G., Kim, J. H., Arz, H. W., and Schneider, R. (2003). Arctic/North Atlantic Oscillation signature in Holocene sea surface temperature trends as obtained from alkenone data. Geophysical Research Letters 30, 13-1 - 13-4.


before 2003

Arz, H. W., Pätzold, J., Moammar, M.O., Röhl, U., & Wefer, G. (2002). Late Quaternary climate records from the northern Red Sea: First results on gravity cores retrieved during the R/V Meteor cruise M44/3. Proceedings of the second symposium on "The Red Sea Marine Environment", Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Behling H., H. W. Arz, J. Pätzold, and G. Wefer (2002). Late Quaternary vegetational and climate dynamics in southeastern Brazil, inferences from marine cores GeoB 3229-2 and GeoB 3202-1. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 179, 227-243.

Arz, H. W., S. Gerhardt, J. Pätzold, and U. Röhl (2001) Millennial-scale changes of surface- and deep-water flow in the western tropical Atlantic linked to Northern Hemisphere high-latitude climate during the Holocene. Geology 29, 239–242.

Behling, H., H. W. Arz, J. Pätzold, and G. Wefer (2000). Late Quaternary vegetational and climate dynamics in northeastern Brazil based on the marine core GeoB 3104-1. Quaternary Science Reviews, 19: 981-994.

Arz, H. W., J. Pätzold, and G. Wefer (1999) The deglacial history of the western Tropical Atlantic as inferred from high resolution stable isotope records off northeastern Brazil. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 167, 105-117.

Arz, H. W., Pätzold, J. & Wefer, G. (1999). Climatic changes during the last deglaciation recorded in sediment cores from the Northeast Brazilian Continental Margin. Geo Marine Letters, 19: 209-218.

Mulitza, S., Arz, H. W., Kemle-von Mücke, S., Pätzold, J., Moos, C., Niebler, H.-S., & Segl, M. (1999). The carbon isotope record of planktonic foraminifera. In: G. Fischer & G. Wefer (Eds.): Use of Proxies in paleoceanography: Examples from the South Atlantic. Springer, p. 427-445.

Arz, H. W., J. Pätzold, and G. Wefer (1998) Correlated millennial-scale changes in surface hydrography and terrigenous sediment yield inferred from last-glacial marine deposits off northeastern Brazil. Quaternary Research 50, 157-166.

Wolff, T., Mulitza, S., Arz, H.W., Pätzold, J. and Wefer, G. (1998). Oxygen isotopes versus CLIMAP (18 ka) temperatures: A comparison from the tropical Atlantic. Geology, 28: 673-768.