Project publications

Matthias, I., Semmler M.S.S., Giesecke, T. Pollen diversity captures landscape structure and diversity. Journal of Ecology 103:880-890. (2015) doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12404

Trondman, A.K., Gaillard, M.J., Mazier, F., Sugita, S., Fyfe, R., Nielsen, A.B., Twiddle, C., Barratt, P., Birks, H.J.B., Bjune, A.E., Björkman, L., Broström, A., Caseldine, C., David, R., Dodson, J., Dörfler, W., Fischer, E., van Geel, B., Giesecke, T., Hultberg, T., Kalnina, L., Kangur, M., van der Knaap, P., Koff, T., Kunes, P., Lagerås, P., Latałowa, M., Lechterbeck, J., Leroyer, C., Leydet, M., Lindbladh, M., Marquer, L., Mitchell, F.J.G., Odgaard, B.V., Peglar, S.M., Persson, T., Poska, A., Rösch, M., Seppä, H., Veski, S. & Wick, L. Pollen-based quantitative reconstructions of Holocene regional vegetation cover (plant functional types and land-cover types) in Europe suitable for climate modelling. Global Change Biology. (2014) doi:10.1111/gcb.12737

Pirzamanbein, B., Lindström, J., Poska, A., Sugita, S., Trondman, A.-K., Fyfe, R., Mazier, F., Nielsen, A.B., Kaplan, J.O., Bjune, A.E., Birks, H.J.B., Giesecke, T., Kangur, M., Latałowa, M., Marquer, L., Smith, B. & Gaillard, M.-J. (2014) Creating spatially continuous maps of past land cover from point estimates: A new statistical approach applied to pollen data. Ecological Complexity 20, 127-141. doi:10.1016/j.ecocom.2014.09.005

Reitalu, T., Kunes, P., Giesecke, T.: Closing the gap between plant ecology and Quaternary palaeoecology. Journal of Vegetation Science 25, 1188-1194. (2014) doi:10.1111/jvs.12187

Marquer L, Gaillard MJ, Sugita S, Trondmana AK, Mazierc F, Nielsend AB, Fyfe R, Odgaard BV, Alenius T, Birksh JHB, Bjune AE, Christiansen J, Dodsonk J, Edwards KJ, Giesecke, T., Herzschuh U, Kangur M, Lorenz S, Poska A, Schult M, Seppä H: Holocene changes in vegetation composition in northern Europe: Why pollen-based quantitative reconstructions matter? Quaternary Science Reviews 90, 199-216.(2014) doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.02.013

Giesecke, T., Ammann B, Brande A: Palynological richness and evenness: insights from the taxa accumulation curve. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 23, 217-228. (2014) doi:10.1007/s00334-014-0435-5

Matthias, I. and Giesecke, T.: Insights into pollen source area, transport and deposition from modern pollen accumulation rates in lake sediments, Quaternary Science Reviews 87, 12-23. (2014)doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.12.015

Brown, K.J. and Giesecke, T.:Holocene fire disturbance in the boreal forest of central Sweden. Boreas (2014)doi:10.1111/bor.12056

Strandberg, G., Kjellström, E., Poska, A., Wagner, S., Gaillard, M.J., Trondman, A.K., Mauri, A., Birks, H.J.B., Bjune, A.E., Davis, B.A.S., Fyfe, R., Giesecke, T., Kalnina, L., Kangur, M., Kaplan, J.O., van der Knaap, W.O., Kokfelt, U., Kuneš, P., Latałowa, M., Marquer, L., Mazier, F., Nielsen, A.B., Smith, B., Seppä, H. & Sugita, S.: Regional climate model simulations for Europe at 6 k and 0.2 k yr BP: sensitivity to changes in anthropogenic deforestation. Climat of the Past 10, 661-680. (2014) doi:10.1007/s00334-012-0390-y

Davis, B.A.S., Zanon, M., Collins, P., Mauri, A., Bakker, J., Barboni, D., Barthelmes, A., Beaudouin, C., Bjune, A.E., Bozilova, E., Bradshaw R.H.W., Brayshay, B.A., Brewer, S., Brugiapaglia, E., Bunting, J., Connor, S.E., de Beaulieu, J.-L., Edwards, K., Ejarque, A., Fall, P., Florenzano, A., Fyfe, R., Galop, D., Giardini, M., Giesecke, T., et al.: The European Modern Pollen Database (EMPD) project.Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 22, 521-530 (2013) DOI 10.1007/s00334-012-0388-5

Giesecke, T., Davis, B.A.S., Brewer, S., Finsinger, W., Wolters, S., Blaauw, M., et al.: Towards mapping the late Quaternary vegetation change of Europe. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany (DOI 10.1007/s00334-012-0390-y)

Grimm, E.C., Bradshaw, R.H.W., Brewer, S, Flantua, S., Giesecke, T., Lézine, A.M., Takahara, H., Williams, J.W.: Databases and Their Application. In: Elias S.A. eds. Encyclopaedia of Quaternary Science Elsevier, vol 3 Elsevier, Amsterdam, 831 – 838 (2013).

Giesecke, T.: Changing Plant Distributions and Abundances. In: Elias S.A. eds. Encyclopaedia of Quaternary Science Elsevier, vol 3 Elsevier, Amsterdam, 854 – 860 (2013).

Bradley, L.R., Giesecke, T., Halsall, K., Bradshaw, R.H.W. Exploring the requirement for anthropogenic disturbance to assist the stand-scale expansion of Fagus sylvatica outside southern Scandinavia. The Holocene. 23, 579- 586. (2013) DOI: 10.1177/0959683612465447

Giesecke, T. , Wolters, S., Jahns, S., Brande A Exploring Holocene changes in palynological richness in northern Europe - did postglacial immigration matter? PLoS ONE: e51624. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051624 (2012)

Birks, H.H., Giesecke, T., Hewitt, G.M., Tzedakis, P.C., Bakke, J. & Birks, H.J.B. Comment on "Glacial survival of boreal trees in northern Scandinavia". Science, 338, 742.(2012)

Matthias, I., Nielsen, A.B., Giesecke, T..: Evaluating the effect of flowering age and forest structure on pollen productivity estimates. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 21, 471-484. (2012)

Mazier, F., Nielsen, A.B., Brostrom, A., Sugita, S. & Hicks, S.: Signals of tree volume and temperature in a high-resolution record of pollen accumulation rates in northern Finland. Journal of Quaternary Science, 27, 564-574. (2012)

Nielsen, A.B., Giesecke, T., Theuerkauf, M., Feeser, I., Behre, K.-E., Beug, H.-J., Chen, S.-H., Christiansen, J., Dörfler, W., Endtmann, E., Jahns, S., Klerk, P. de, Kühl, N., Latalowa, M., Odgaard, B.V., Rasmussen, P., Stockholm, J.R., Voigt, R., Wiethold, J., Wolters, S.: Quantitative reconstructions of changes in regional openness in north-central Europe reveal new insights into old questions. Quaternary Science Reviews 47, 131–149. (2012)

Hickler, T., Vohland, K., Feehan, J., Miller, P.A., Smith, B., Costa, L., Giesecke, T., Fronzek, S., Carter, T.R., Cramer, W., Kuhn, I. & Sykes, M.T.: Projecting the future distribution of European potential natural vegetation zones with a generalized, tree species-based dynamic vegetation model. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21, 50-63. (2012) doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00613.x

Giesecke, T. , Bennett, K.D., Birks, H.J.B., Bjune, A.E., Bozilova, E., Feurdean, A., Finsinger, W., Froyd, C., Pokorný, P., Rösch, M., Seppä, H., Tonkov, S., Valsecchi, V., S Wolters, S.: The pace of Holocene vegetation change - testing for synchronous developments. Quaternary Science Reviews 30, 2805-2814(2011). doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.06.014

Lisitsyna, O.V., Giesecke, T. , Hicks, S.: Exploring pollen percentage threshold values as an indication for the regional presence of major European trees Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 166, 311-324 (2011) doi: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2011.06.004

Gaillard, M.-J., Sugita, S., Mazier, F., Trondman, A.-K., Broström, A., Hickler, T., Kaplan, J.O., Kjellström, E, Kokfelt, U., Kunês, P., Lemmen, C., Miller, P., Olofsson, J., Poska, A., Rundgren, M., Smith, B., Strandberg, G., Fyfe, R., Nielsen, A.B., Alenius, T., Balakauskas, L., Barnekow, L., Birks, H. J. B., Bjune, A., Björkman, L., Giesecke, T. , Hjelle, K., Kalnina, L., Kangur, M., van der Knaap, W.O., Koff, T., Lagerås, P., Latałowa, M., Leydet,M., Lechterbeck, J., Lindbladh, M., Odgaard, B., Peglar, S., Segerström, U., von Stedingk, H. and Seppä, H.: Holocene land-cover reconstructions for studies on land cover-climate feedbacks. Climate of the Past 6, 483–499 (2010)

Giesecke, T. , van der Knaap, W.O., and Bittmann, F.: Towards quantitative palynology: using pollen accumulation rates and models of pollen dispersal. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 243-245 (2010)

Giesecke, T. , Fontana, S.L., van der Knaap, W.O., Pardoe, H.S., and Pidek, I.A., From early pollen trapping experiments to the Pollen Monitoring Programme. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 19, 247-258 (2010)

van der Knaap, W.O., van Leeuwen, J.F.N., Svitavska-Svobodova, H., Pidek, I.A., Kvavadze, E., Chichinadze, M., Giesecke, T. , Kaszewski, B.M., Oberli, F., Kalnina, L., Pardoe, H.S., Tinner, W.: and Ammann, B., Annual pollen traps reveal the complexity of climatic control on pollen productivity in Europe and the Caucasus. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 285-307 (2010)

Pidek, I.A., Svitavska-Svobodova, H., van der Knaap, W.O., Noryskiewicz, A.M., Filbrandt-Czaja, A., Noryskiewicz, B., Latalowa, M., Zimny, M., Swieta-Musznicka, J., Bozilova, E., Tonkov, S., Filipova-Marinova, M., Poska, A., Giesecke, T. , and Gikov, A.: Variation in annual pollen accumulation rates of Fagus along a N-S transect in Europe based on pollen traps. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 259-270 (2010)

Pardoe, H.S., Giesecke, T. , van der Knaap, W.O., Svitavska-Svobodova, H., Kvavadze, E.V., Panajiotidis, S., Gerasimidis, A., Pidek, I.A., Zimny, M., Swieta-Musznicka, J., Latalowa, M., Noryskiewicz, A.M., Bozilova, E., Tonkov, S., Filipova-Marinova, M.V., van Leeuwen, J.F.N., and Kalnina, L.: Comparing pollen spectra from modified Tauber traps and moss samples: examples from a selection of woodlands across Europe. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 271-283 (2010)

Nielsen, A.B. , Moller, P.F., Giesecke, T. , Stavngaard, B., Fontana, S.L., and Bradshaw, R.H.W.: The effect of climate conditions on inter-annual flowering variability monitored by pollen traps below the canopy in Draved Forest, Denmark. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 309-323 (2010)

Nielsen, A.B. snd Odgaard, B.V.: Quantitative landscape dynamics in Denmark through the last three millennia based on the Landscape Reconstruction Algorithm approach. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 19, 375-387 (2010).

Giesecke, T., Miller, P.A., Sykes, M.T., Ojala, A.E.K., Seppä, H. Bradshaw, R.H. W.: The effect of past changes in inter-annual temperature variability on tree distribution limits. Journal of Biogeography 37, 1394-1405 (2010).

Bradshaw, R.H.W., Kito, N., Giesecke, T.: Factors influencing the Holocene history of Fagus. Forest Ecology and Management 259, 2204-2212. (2010).

Fyfe, R. M., de Beaulieu, J-L, Binney H., Bradshaw R. H. W., Brewer, S., Flao, A. L., Finsinger, W., Gaillard, M.-J., Giesecke, T., Gil-Romera, G., Grimm, E. C., Huntley, B., Kunes, P., Kühl, N., Leydet, M., Lotter, A. F., Tarasov, P. E., Tonkov, S.: The European Pollen Database: past efforts and current activities. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 18, 417-424 (2009).

Seppä, H., Alenius, T., Bradshaw, R. H.W., Giesecke, T., Heikkilä, M., Muukkonen, P.: The invasion of Norway spruce (Picea abies) and the rise of the Boreal ecosystem in Fennoscandia. Journal of Ecology 97, 629-640 (2009).

Seppä, H., Alenius, T., Muukkonen, P., Giesecke, T., Miller P. A.: Calibrated pollen accumulation rates as a basis for quantitative tree biomass reconstructions - Holocene 19, 209 - 220 (2009).