Marine Micropaleontology



S. Beil, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, F. Scholz, J. Oxmann, K. Wallmann, J. Lorenzen, M. Aquit, and E. H. Chellai (2020): Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Events prolonged by phosphorus cycle feedbacks. Climate of the Past, 16, 757-782, doi:10.5194/cp-16-757-2020.


L. Gong, J. Lübbers, S. Beil, and A. Holbourn (2020): Data report: revised composite depth scale and splice for IODP Expedition 363 Site U1483. In: Western Pacific Warm Pool, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, 363, edited by: Rosenthal, Y., Holbourn, A.E., Kulhanek, D.K., and the Expedition 363 Scientists, International Ocean Discovery Program, College Station, Texas, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.363.201.2020.


W. Kuhnt, A. E. Holbourn, J. Jöhnck, and J. Lübbers (2020): Miocene to Pleistocene Palaeoceanography of the Andaman Region: Evolution of the Indian Monsoon on a Warmer-Than-Present Earth. In: The Andaman Islands and Adjoining Offshore: Geology, Tectonics and Palaeoclimate, edited by: J. S. Ray & M. Radhakrishna, Springer, Cham, Switzerland, 261-288, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-39843-9_13.


J. Lübbers, A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and S. Beil (2020): Data report: revision of IODP Expedition 363 Site U1482 shipboard sediment splice based on X-ray fluorescence scanning elemental data. In: Western Pacific Warm Pool, Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, 363, edited by: Rosenthal, Y., Holbourn, A.E., Kulhanek, D.K., and the Expedition 363 Scientists, International Ocean Discovery Program, College Station, Texas, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.363.202.2020.


P. Zhang, J. Xu, A. Holbourn, A. Kuhnt, S. Beil, T. Li, Z. Xiong, H. Dang, H. Yan, R. Pei, Y. Ran, and H. Wu (2020): Indo‐Pacific Hydroclimate in Response to Changes of the Intertropical Convergence Zone: Discrepancy on Precession and Obliquity Bands Over the Last 410 kyr. JGR Atmospheres, 125(14), e2019JD032125, doi:10.1029/2019JD032125.




I. W. Aiello, S. C. Bova, A. E. Holbourn, D. K. Kulhanek, A. C. Ravelo, and Y. Rosenthal (2019): Climate, sea level and tectonic controls on sediment discharge from the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea during the Mid- to Late Pleistocene. Marine Geology, 415, 105954, doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2019.05.013.


M. Keep, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and S. J. Gallagher (2018): Progressive Western Australian collision with Asia: implications for regional orography, oceanography, climate and marine biota. Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia, 101, 1-16.


J. Lübbers, W. Kuhnt, A. E. Holbourn, C. T. Bolton, E. Gray, Y. Usui, K. G. D. Kochhann, S. Beil, and N. Andersen (2019): The Middle to Late Miocene “Carbonate Crash” in the Equatorial Indian Ocean. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 34(5), 813-832, doi:10.1029/2018PA003482.


F. Scholz, S. Beil, S. Flögel, M. F. Lehmann, A. Holbourn, K. Wallmann, and W. Kuhnt (2019): Oxygen minimum zone-type biogeochemical cycling in the Cenomanian-Turonian Proto-North Atlantic across Oceanic Anoxic Event 2. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 517, 50-60, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2019.04.008.


K. Wallmann, S. Flögel, F. Scholz, A. W. Dale, T. P. Kemena, S. Steinig, S., and W. Kuhnt (2019): Periodic changes in the Cretaceous ocean and climate caused by marine redox see-saw. Nature Geoscience, 12(6), 456-461, doi:10.1038/s41561-019-0359-x.




S. Beil, W. Kuhnt, A. E. Holbourn, M. Aquit, S. Flögel, E. H. Chellai, and H. Jabour (2018): New insights into Cenomanian paleoceanography and climate evolution from the Tarfaya Basin, southern Morocco. Cretaceous Research, 84, 451-473, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2017.11.006.


S. C. Clemens, A. Holbourn, Y. Kubota, K. E. Lee, Z. Liu, G. Chen, A. Nelson, and B. Fox-Kemper (2018): Precession-band variance missing from East Asian monsoon runoff. Nature Communications, 9(1), 3364, doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05814-0.


M. Das, R. K. Singh, N. Vats, A. Holbourn, S. Mishra, S. H. Farooq, and D. K. Pandey (2018): Changes in the distribution of Uvigerinidae species over the past 775 kyr: Implications for the paleoceanographic evolution of the Japan Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 507, 201-213, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.07.019.


P. Grunert, Y. Rosenthal, F. Jorissen, A.E. Holbourn, X. Zhou, and W. E. Piller (2018): Mg/Ca-temperature calibration for costate Bulimina species (B. costata, B. inflata, B. mexicana): A paleothermometer for hypoxic environments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 220, 36-5, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.09.021.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, S. C. Clemens, K. G. D. Kochhann, J. Jöhnck, J. Lübbers, and N. Andersen (2018): Late Miocene climate cooling and intensification of southeast Asian winter monsoon. Nature Communications, 9, 1584 (2018), doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03950-1.


G. Li, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, P. Fang, J. Yao, and H. Willems (2018): Occurrence of benthic foraminifers across the Jurassic/Cretaceous transition in Gyangze, southern Xizang (Tibet), China. Cretaceous Research, 105, 103931, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2018.08.001.


P. N. Pearson, and IODP Expedition 363 Scientific Party (2018): A deep-sea agglutinated foraminifer tube constructed with planktonic foraminifer shells of a single species. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 37, 97-104, doi:10.5194/jm-37-97-2018.


Y. Rosenthal, A. E. Holbourn, D. K. Kulhanek, and the Expedition 363 Scientists (2018): Western Pacific Warm Pool. Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, 363, doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.363.2018.


T. Sagawa, Y. Nagahashi, Y. Satoguchi, A. Holbourn, T. Itaki, J. Gallagher, M. Saavedra-Pellitero, K. Ikehara, T. Irino, and R. Tada (2018): Integrated tephrostratigraphy and stable isotope stratigraphy in the Japan Sea and East China Sea using IODP Sites U1426, U1427, and U1429, Expedition 346 Asian Monsoon. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 5, 18, doi:10.1186/s40645-018-0168-7.


J. F. Schröder, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, S. Beil, P. Zhang, M. Hendrizan, and J. Xu, J. (2018): Deglacial warming and hydroclimate variability in the central Indonesian Archipelago. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 33(9), 974-993, doi:10.1029/2018PA003323.


R. Tada, T. Irino, K. Ikehara, A. Karasuda, S. Sugisaki, C. Xuan, T. Sagawa, T. Itaki, Y. Kubota, S. Lu, A. Seki, R. W. Murray, C. Alvarez-Zarikian, W. T. Anderson Jr, M.-A. Bassetti, B. J. Brace, S. C. Clemens, M. H. da Costa Gurgel, G. R. Dickens, A. G. Dunlea, S. J. Gallagher, L. Giosan, A. C. G. Henderson, A. E. Holbourn, C. W. Kinsley, G. S. Lee, K. E. Lee, J. Lofi, C. I. C. D. Lopes, M. Saavedra-Pellitero, L. C. Peterson, R. K. Singh, S. Toucanne, S. Wan, H. Zheng, and M. Ziegler (2018): High-resolution and high-precision correlation of dark and light layers in the Quaternary hemipelagic sediments of the Japan Sea recovered during IODP Expedition 346. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science, 5, 19, doi:10.1186/s40645-018-0167-8.


P. Zhang, J. Xu, J. F. Schröder, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, K. G. D. Kochhann, F. Ke, Z. Wang, and H. Wu (2018): Variability of the Indonesian Throughflow thermal profile over the last 25-kyr: A perspective from the southern Makassar Strait. Global and Planetary Change, 169, 214-223, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.08.003.




A. Carter, S. Clemens, Y. Kubota, A. Holbourn, and A. Martin (2017): Differing oxygen isotopic signals of two Globigerinoides ruber (white) morphotypes in the East China Sea: Implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Marine Micropaleontology, 131, 1-9, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2017.01.001.


A.P. Hasenfratz, R. Schiebel, D.J.R. Thornalley, J. Schönfeld, S.L. Jaccard, A. Martínez-García, A.E. Holbourn, A.E. Jennings, W. Kuhnt, C.H. Lear, T.M. Marchitto, U. Quillmann, Y. Rosenthal, J. Yu, and G.H. Haug (2017): Mg/Ca-temperature calibration for the benthic foraminifera Melonis barleeanum and Melonis pompilioides. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 217, 365-383, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.038.


M. Hendrizan, W. Kuhnt, and A. Holbourn (2017): Variability of Indonesian Throughflow and Borneo Runoff During the Last 14 kyr. Paleoceanography, 32, 1054–1069, doi:10.1002/2016PA003030.


K.G.D. Kochhann, A.E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and J. Xu (2017): Eastern equatorial Pacific benthic foraminiferal distribution and deep water temperature changes during the early to middle Miocene. Marine Micropaleontology, 133, 28-39, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2017.05.002.


W. Kuhnt, A.E. Holbourn, S. Beil, M. Aquit, T. Krawczyk, S. Flögel, E.H. Chellai, and H. Jabour (2017): Unraveling the onset of Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 in an extended sediment archive from the Tarfaya-Laayoune Basin, Morocco. Paleoceanography, 32, 923–946, doi:10.1002/2017PA003146.


Y. Rosenthal, A.E. Holbourn, D.K. Kulhanek, and the Expedition 363 Scientists (2017): Expedition 363 Preliminary Report: Western Pacific Warm Pool. International Ocean Discovery Program, doi:10.14379/


S.A. Wicaksono, J.M. Russell, A.E. Holbourn, and W. Kuhnt (2017): Hydrological and vegetation shifts in the Wallacean region of central Indonesia since the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews, 157, 152–163, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.12.006.




M. Aquit, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, E. H. Chellai, J. A. Lees, O. Kluth, and H. Jabour (2016): Complete archive of middle Turonian to early Campanian sedimentary deposition in newly drilled cores from the Tarfaya Basin, SW Morocco. Geological Society of America Bulletin, B31523.1, doi:10.1130/B31523.1.


A. Bernhardt, D. Hebbeln, M. Regenberg, A. Lückge, and M. R. Strecker (2016): Shelfal sediment transport by an undercurrent forces turbidity - current activity during high sea level along the Chile continental margin. Geology, 44, 287–290, doi:10.1130/G37594.1.


S.C. Clemens, W. Kuhnt, L.J. LeVay, and the Expedition 353 Scientists (2016): Indian Monsoon Rainfall. Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program, 353,doi:10.14379/iodp.proc.353.2016.


K. G. D. Kochhann, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, J. E. T. Channell, M. Lyle, J. K. Shackford, R. H. Wilkens, and N. Andersen (2016): Eccentricity pacing of eastern equatorial Pacific carbonate dissolution cycles during the Miocene Climatic Optimum. Paleoceanography, 31, 1176–1192, doi:10.1002/2016PA002988.


E. Lo Giudice Cappelli, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and M. Regenberg (2016): Changes in Timor Strait hydrology and thermocline structure during the past 130 ka. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 462, 112-124, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.09.010.


M. Regenberg, and S. Beil (2016): Test appearance of the planktonic foraminifera Pulleniatina obliquiloculata as indicator of calcite dissolution. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 46, 224-236, doi:10.2113/gsjfr.46.3.224.


Y. Rosenthal, A. Holbourn, and D. K. Kulhanek (2016): Expedition 363 Scientific Prospectus: Western Pacific Warm Pool. International Ocean Discovery Program, doi:10.14379/iodp.sp.363.2016.


J.F. Schröder, A.E. Holbourn, and W. Kuhnt (2016): Variations in sea surface hydrology in the southern Makassar Strait over the past 26 kyr. Quaternary Science Reviews, 154, 143–156, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.10.018.


J. Voigt, E. C. Hathorne, M. Frank, and A. Holbourn (2016): Minimal influence of recrystallization on middle Miocene benthic foraminiferal stable isotope stratigraphy in the eastern equatorial Pacific. Paleoceanography, 31, 98-114, doi:10.1002/2015PA002822.




S. C. Clemens, W. Kuhnt, L. J. LeVay, and the Expedition 353 Scientists (2015): Indian monsoon rainfall. International Ocean Discovery Program Preliminary Report, 353, doi:10.14379/


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, K. G. D. Kochhann, N. Andersen, and S. Meier (2015): Global perturbation of the carbon cycle at the onset of the Miocene Climatic Optimum. Geology, 43, 123–126, doi:10.1130/G36317.1.


W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, J. Xu, B. Opdyke, P. De Deckker, U. Röhl, and M. Muddelsee (2015): Southern Hemisphere control on Australian monsoon variability during the late deglaciation and Holocene. Nature Communications, 6, 5916, doi:10.1038/ncomms6916.


E. Lo Giudice Cappelli, M. Regenberg, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, D. Garbe-Schönberg, and N. Andersen (2015): Refining C. wuellerstorfi and H. elegans Mg/Ca temperature calibrations. Marine Micropaleontology, 121, 70-84, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.10.001.


N. Marshall, V. Novak, I, Cibaj, W. Krijgsman, W. Renema, J. Young, N. Fraser, A. Limbong, and R. Morley (2015): Dating Borneo's deltaic deluge: Middle Miocene progradation of the Mahakam delta. PALAIOS, 30(1-2), 7-25, doi:10.2110/palo.2013.066.


R. Stumpf, S. Kraft, M. Frank, B. Haley, A. Holbourn, and W. Kuhnt (2015): Persistently strong Indonesian Throughflow during marine isotope stage 3: evidence from radiogenic isotopes. Quaternary Science Reviews, 112, 197–206, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.01.029.




S. Ali, K. Stattegger, D. Garbe-Schönberg, M. Frank, S. Kraft, and W. Kuhnt (2014): The provenance of Cretaceous to Quaternary sediments in the Tarfaya basin, SW Morocco: Evidence from trace element geochemistry and radiogenic Nd–Sr isotopes. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 90, 64–76, doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2013.11.010.


S. Ali, K. Stattegger, D. Garbe-Schönberg, W. Kuhnt, O. Kluth, and H. Jabour (2014): Petrography and geochemistry of Cretaceous to quaternary siliciclastic rocks in the Tarfaya basin, SW Morocco: implications for tectonic setting, weathering, and provenance. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 103, 265–280, doi:10.1007/s00531-013-0965-6.


X. Chen, C. Wang, H. Wu, W. Kuhnt, J. Jia, A. Holbourn, L. Zhang, and C. Ma (2014): Orbitally forced sea-level changes in the upper Turonian–lower Coniacian of the Tethyan Himalaya, southern Tibet. Cretaceous Research, 56, 691–701, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2014.07.010.


S. C. Clemens, W. Kuhnt, and L. J. LeVay (2014): iMonsoon: Indian monsoon rainfall in the core convective region. International Ocean Discovery Program Scientific Prospectus, 353, doi:10.14379/iodp.sp.353.2014.


N. Fraser, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, T. Bolliet, N. Andersen, T. Blanz, and L. Beaufort (2014): Precipitation variability within the West Pacific Warm Pool over the past 120 ka: evidence from the Davao Gulf, southern Philippines. Paleoceanography, 29, 1094–1110, doi:10.1002/2013PA002599.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, M. Lyle, L. Schneider, O. Romero, and N. Andersen (2014): Middle Miocene climate cooling linked to intensification of eastern equatorial Pacific upwelling. Geology, 42(1), 19-22, doi:10.1130/G34890.1.


K. G. D. Kochhann, E. A. M. Koutsoukos, and G. Fauth (2014): Aptian-Albian benthic foraminifera from DSDP Site 364 (offshore Angola): A paleoenvironmental and paleobiogeographic appraisal. Cretaceous Research, 48, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2013.11.009.


G. Leduc, D. Garbe-Schönberg, M. Regenberg, C. Contoux, J. Etourneau, and R. R. Schneider (2014): The Late Pliocene Benguela upwelling status revisited by means of multiple temperature proxies. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 15(2), 475-491, doi:10.1002/2013GC004940.


M. Regenberg, A. Regenberg, D. Garbe-Schönberg, and D. W. Lea (2014): Global dissolution effects on planktonic foraminiferal Mg/Ca ratios controlled by the calcite-saturation state of bottom waters. Paleoceanography, 29, 127–142, doi:10.1002/2013PA002492.


J. Schönfeld, W. Kuhnt, Y. Erdem, S. Flögel, N. Glock, M. Aquit, M. Frank, and A. Holbourn (2014): Systematics of past changes in ocean ventilation: a comparison of Cretaceous Ocean Anoxic Event 2 and Pleistocene to Holocene Oxygen Minimum Zones. Biogeosciences Discussions, 11, 13343–13387, doi:10.5194/bgd-11-13343-2014.




M. Aquit, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, E. H. Chellai, K. Stattegger, O. Kluth, and H. Jabour (2013): Late Cretaceous paleoenvironmental evolution of the Tarfaya Atlantic coastal Basin, SW Morocco. Cretaceous Research, 45, 288-305, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2013.05.004.


A. Elkhazri, H. Abdallah, S. Razgallah, M. Moullade, and W. Kuhnt (2013): Carbon-isotope and microfaunal stratigraphy bounding the Lower Aptian Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a in northeastern Tunisia. Cretaceous Research, 39, 133-148, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2012.05.011.


A. E. Holbourn, A. S. Henderson, and N. MacLeod (2013): Atlas of Benthic Foraminifera. Wiley-Blackwell, 654 pages, ISBN: 978-1-118-38980-5.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, S. C. Clemens, W. Prell, and N. Andersen (2013): Middle to late Miocene stepwise climate cooling: Evidence from a high-resolution deep-water isotope curve spanning 8 million years. Paleoceanography, 28, 688–699, doi:10.1002/2013PA002538.


A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, M. Frank, and B. A. Haley (2013): Changes in Pacific Ocean circulation following the Miocene onset of permanent Antarctic ice cover. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 365, 38-50, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2013.01.020.


J. Lorenzen, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, S. Flögel, M. Moullade, and G. Tronchetti (2013): A new sediment core from the Bedoulian (Lower Aptian) stratotype at Roquefort-La Bédoule, SE France. Cretaceous Research, 39, 6-16, doi:10.1016/j.cretres.2012.03.019.


M. Regenberg, J. F. Schröder, A.-S. Jonas, C. Woop, and L. Gorski (2013): Weight loss and elimination of planktonic foraminiferal tests in a dissolution experiment. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 43, 406-414, doi:10.2113/gsjfr.43.4.406.


Y. V. Wang, G. Leduc, M. Regenberg, N. Andersen, T. Larsen, T. Blanz, and R. R. Schneider (2013): Northern and southern hemisphere controls on seasonal sea surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean during the last deglaciation. Paleoceanography, 28, 619-632, doi:10.1002/palo.20053.




M. Lyle, A. Olivarez Lyle, T. Gorgas, A. Holbourn, T. Westerhold, E. Hathorne, K. Kimoto, and S. Yamamoto (2012): Data report. In: H. Pälike, M. Lyle, H. Nishi, I. Raffi, K. Gamage, A. Klaus and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 320/321: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.), doi:10.2204/ iodp.proc.320321.203.2012.


J. D. Owens, T. W. Lyons, X. Li, K. G. Macleod, G. Gordon, M. M. M. Kuypers, A. Anbar, W. Kuhnt, and S. Severmann (2012): Iron isotope and trace metal records of iron cycling in the proto-North Atlantic during the Cenomanian-Turonian oceanic anoxic event (OAE-2). Paleoceanography, 27 (3), doi:10.1029/2012PA002328.


H. Pälike, M. W. Lyle, H. Nishi, I. Raffi, A. Ridgwell, K. Gamage, A. Klaus, G. Acton, L. Anderson, J. Backman, J. Baldauf, C. Beltran, S. M. Bohaty, P. Bown, W. Busch, J. E. T. Channell, C. O. J.Chun, M. Delaney, P. Dewangan, T. Dunkley Jones, K. M. Edgar, H. Evans, P. Fitch, G. L. Foster, N. Gussone, H. Hasegawa, E. C. Hathorne, H. Hayashi, J. O. Herrle, A. Holbourn, S. Hovan, K. Hyeong, K. Iijima, T. Ito, S.-i. Kamikuri, K. Kimoto, J. Kuroda, L. Leon-Rodriguez, A. Malinverno, T. C. Moore Jr., B. H. Murphy, D. P. Murphy, H. Nakamura, K. Ogane, C. Ohneiser, C. Richter, R. Robinson, E. J. Rohling, O. Romero, K. Sawada, H. Scher, L. Schneider, A. Sluijs, H. Takata, J. Tian, A. Tsujimoto, B. S. Wade, T. Westerhold, R. Wilkens, T. Williams, P. A. Wilson, Y. Yamamoto, S. Yamamoto, T. Yamazaki, and Richard E. Zeebe (2012): A Cenozoic record of the equatorial Pacific carbonate compensation depth. Nature, 488, 609-615, doi:10.1038/nature11360.




Y. Bian, Z. Jian, C. Weng, W. Kuhnt, T. Bolliet, and A. Holbourn (2011): A palynological and palaeoclimatological record from the southern Philippines since the Last Glacial Maximum. Chinese Science Bulletin, 22, 2359-2365, doi:10.1007/s11434-011-4573-1.


S. Flögel, K. Wallmann, and W. Kuhnt (2011): Cool episodes in the Cretaceous — Exploring the effects of physical forcings on Antarctic snow accumulation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 307(3-4), 279-288, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.04.024.


S. Flögel, K. Wallmann, C. J. Poulsen, J. Zhou, A. Oschlies, S. Voigt, and W. Kuhnt (2011): Simulating the biogeochemical effects of volcanic CO2 degassing on the oxygen-state of the deep ocean during the Cenomanian/Turonian Anoxic Event (OAE2). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 305(3-4), 371-384, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.03.018.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt and J. Xu (2011): Indonesian Throughflow variability during the last two glacial cycles: The Timor Sea outflow. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, The SE Asian gateway: history and tectonics of Australia-Asia collision, 355, 283-303, doi:10.1144/SP355.14.


M. Sarnthein, P. M. Grootes, A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and H. Kühn (2011): Tropical warming in the Timor Sea led deglacial Antarctic warming and atmospheric CO2 rise by more than 500 yr. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302, 337-348, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.12.021.


F. Wombacher, A. Eisenhauer, F. Böhm, N. Gussone, M. Regenberg, W.-Chr. Dullo, and A. Rüggeberg (2011): Magnesium stable isotope fractionation in marine biogenic calcite and aragonite. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 75(19), 5797-5818, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2011.07.017.




T. Bolliet, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, C. Laj, C. Kissel, L. Beaufort, M. Kienast, N. Andersen, and D. Garbe-Schönberg (2010): Mindanao Dome variability over the last 160 kyr: Episodic glacial cooling of the West Pacific Warm Pool. Paleoceanography, 26, PA1208, doi:10.1029/2010PA001966.


X. Chen, C. Wang, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, Y. Huang, and C. Ma (2010): Lithofacies, microfacies and depositional environments of Upper Cretaceous Oceanic Red Beds (Chuangde Formation) in southern Tibet. Sedimentary Geology, 235(1-2), 100-110, doi:10.1016/j.sedgeo.2010.06.008.


A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, M. Regenberg, M. Schulz, A. Mix, and N. Andersen (2010): Does Antarctic glaciation force migration of the tropical rain belt?. Geology, 38(9), 783-786, doi:10.1130/G31043.1.


K. Johnson, B. W. Haywood, and A. Holbourn (2010): Impact of the Middle Miocene climate transition on elongate, cylindrical foraminifera in the subtropical Pacific. Marine Micropaleontology, 78, 50-64, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2010.09.008.


C. Kissel, C. Laj, M. Kienast, T. Bolliet, A. Holbourn, P. Hill, W. Kuhnt, and P. Braconnot (2010): Monsoon variability and deep oceanic circulation in the western equatorial Pacific over the last climatic cycle: insights from sedimentary magnetic properties and sortable silt. Paleoceanography, 25, PA3215, doi:10.1029/2010PA001980.


W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, and M. Moullade (2010): Transient global cooling at onset of early Aptian Anoxic Event (OAE1a). Geology, 39(4), 323-326, doi:10.1130/G31554.1.


M. Regenberg, S. N. Nielsen, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, D. Garbe-Schönberg, and N. Andersen (2010): Morphological, geochemical, and ecological differences of the extant menardiform planktonic foraminifera Globorotalia menardii and Globorotalia cultrata. Marine Micropaleontology, 74(3-4), 96-107, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2010.01.002.


J. Xu, W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, M. Regenberg, and N. Andersen (2010): Indo-Pacific Warm Pool variability during the Holocene and Last Glacial Maximum. Paleoceanography, 25, PA4230, doi:10.1029/2010PA001934.




W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, A. Gale, E. H. Chellai, and W. J. Kennedy (2009): Cenomanian sequence stratigraphy and sea-level fluctuations in the Tarfaya Basin (SW Morocco). Geological Society of America Bulletin, 121(11-12), 1695-1710, doi:10.1130/B26418.1.


M. Regenberg, S. Steph, D. Nürnberg, R. Tiedemann, and D. Garbe-Schönberg (2009): Calibrating Mg/Ca ratios of multiple planktonic foraminiferal species with δ18O-calcification temperatures: Paleothermometry for the upper water column. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 278(3-4), 324-336, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.12.019.


A. Y. Sadekov, S. M. Eggins, P. de Deckker, U. Ninnemann, W. Kuhnt, and F. Bassinot (2009): Surface and subsurface seawater temperature reconstruction using Mg/Ca microanalysis of planktonic foraminifera Globigerinoides ruber, Globigerinoides sacculifer, and Pulleniatina obliquiloculata. Paleoceanography, 24, PA3201, doi:10.1029/2008PA001664.


S. Steph, M. Regenberg, R. Tiedemann, S. Mulitza, and D. Nürnberg (2009): Stable isotopes of planktonic foraminifera from tropical Atlantic/Caribbean core-tops: Implications for reconstructing upper ocean stratification. Marine Micropaleontology, 71(1-2), 1-19, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2008.12.004.


R. Szarek, W. Kuhnt, H. Kawamura, and H. Nisho (2009): Distribution of recent benthic foraminifera along continental slope of the Sunda Shelf (South China Sea). Marine Micropaleontology, 71(1-2), 41-59, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2009.01.004.


R. Zuraida, A. Holbourn, D. Nürnberg, W. Kuhnt, A. Dürkop, and A. Erichsen (2009): Evidence for Indonesian Throughflow slowdown during Heinrich events 3-5. Paleoceanography, 24, PA2205, doi:10.1029/2008PA001653.




A. Dürkop, A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, R. Zuraida, N. Andersen, and P. Grootes (2008): Centennial-scale climate variability in the Timor Sea during Marine Isotope Stage 3. Marine Micropaleantology, 66, 208-221, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2007.10.002.


M. Kienast, M. F. Lehmann, A. Timmermann, E. Galbraith, T. Bolliet, A. Holbourn, C. Normandeau, and C. Laj (2008): A mid-Holocene transition in the nitrogen dynamics of the western equatorial Pacific: Evidence of a deepening thermocline? Geophysical Research Letters, 35(L23610), doi:10.1029/2008GL035464.


J. Xu, A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, Z. Jian, and H. Kawamura (2008): Changes in the thermocline structure of the Indonesian outflow during Terminations I and II. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 273(1-2), 152-162, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.06.029.




A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, M. Schulz, J.-A. Flores, and N. Andersen (2007): Orbitally-paced climate evolution during the middle Miocene "Monterey" carbon-isotope excursion. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 261, 534-550, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2007.07.026.


S. Kawagata, B. W. Hayward, and W. Kuhnt (2007): Extinction of deep-sea foraminifera as a result of Pliocene-Pleistocene deep-sea circulation changes in the South China Sea (ODP Sites 1143 and 1146). Quaternary Science Reviews, 26, 808-827, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.10.011.


M. Regenberg, D. Nürnberg, J. Schönfeld, and G.-J. Reichart (2007): Early diagenetic overprint in Caribbean sediment cores and its effect on the geochemical composition of planktonic foraminifera. Biogeosciences, 4, 957-973.


J. E. Wollenburg, A. Mackensen, and W. Kuhnt (2007): Benthic foraminiferal biodiversity response to a changing Arctic palaeoclimate in the last 24.000 years. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 255, 195-222, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.05.007.




H. Kawamura, A. E. Holbourn, and W. Kuhnt (2006): Climate variability and land-ocean interactions in the Indo Pacific Warm Pool: A 460-ka palynological and organic geochemical record from the Timor Sea. Marine Micropaleontology, 59, 159-170, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2005.09.001.


M. Regenberg, D. Nürnberg, S. Steph, J. Groeneveld, D. Garbe-Schönberg, R. Tiedemann, and W.-Chr. Dullo (2006): Assessing the effect of dissolution on planktonic foraminiferal Mg/Ca ratios: Evidence from Caribbean core tops. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 7, Q07P15, doi:10.1029/2005GC001019.


R. Szarek, W. Kuhnt, H. Kawamura, and H. Kitazato (2006): Distribution of recent benthic foraminifera on the Sunda Shelf (South China Sea). Marine Micropaleontology, 61, 171-195, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2006.06.005.


J. Xu, W. Kuhnt, A. E. Holbourn, N. Andersen, and G. Bartoli (2006): Changes in the vertical profile of the Indonesian Throughflow during Termination II: Evidence from the Timor Sea. Paleoceanography, 21, doi:10.1029/2006PA001278.




S. Hess and W. Kuhnt (2005): Neogene and Quaternary paleoceanographic changes in the southern South China Sea (Site 1143): the benthic foraminiferal record. Marine Micropaleontology, 54, 63-87, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2004.09.004.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, H. Kawamura, Z. Jian, P. Grootes, H. Erlenkeuser, and J. Xu (2005): Orbitally paced paleoproductivity variations in the Timor Sea and Indonesian Throughflow variability during the last 460 ky. Paleoceanography, 20, doi:10.1029/2004PA001094.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, M. Schulz, H. Erlenkeuser (2005): Impacts of orbital forcing and atmospheric CO2 on Miocene ice-sheet expansion. Nature, 438, 483-487, doi:10.1038/nature04123.


S. Kolonic, T. Wagner, A. Forster, J. S. Sinninghe Damsté, B. Walsworth-Bell, E. Erba, S. Turgeon, H.-J. Brumsack, E. H. Chellai, H. Tsikos, W. Kuhnt, and m. M. M. Kuypers (2005): Black shale deposition on the northwest African Shelf during the Cenomanian/Turonian oceanic anoxic event: Climate coupling and global organic carbon burial. Paleoceanography, 20, PA1006, doi:10.1029/2003PA000950.


W. Kuhnt, S. Hess, A. E. Holbourn, H. Paulsen, and B. Salomon (2005): The impact of the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo eruption on deep-sea foraminiferal communities: a model for the Cretaceous-Tertiary (K/T) boundary? Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 224, 83-107, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2005.03.042.


W. Kuhnt and A. E. Holbourn (2005): Late Cretaceous benthic foraminiferal biofacies and lithofacies of the western and eastern Tethys. Earth Science Frontiers, 12(2), 81-103.


W. Kuhnt, F. Luderer, S. Nederbragt, J. Thurow, and T. Wagner (2005): Orbital-scale record of the late CenomanianÐTuronian oceanic anoxic event (OAE-2) in the Tarfaya Basin (Morocco). International Journal of Earth Sciences, 94(1), 147-159, doi:10.1007/s00531-004-0440-5.


M. Renard, M. de Rafélis, L. Emmanuel, M. Moullade, J.-P. Masse, W. Kuhnt, J. A. Bergen, and G. Tronchetti (2005): Early Aptian δ13C and manganese anomalies from the historical Cassis-La Bédoule stratotype sections (S.E. France): relationship with a methane hydrate dissociation event and stratigraphic implications. Carnets de Géologie / Notebooks on Geology, Article 2005/04 (CG2005_A04).


H. J. Wallrabe-Adams, A.V. Altenbach, A. Kempe, W. Kuhnt, and P. Schäfer (2005): Facies development of ODP Leg 173 sediments and comparison with tectono-sedimentary sequences of compressional Iberian plate margins – a general overview. Journal of Iberian Geology, 31(2), 235-251.




P. Clift, P. Wang, W. Kuhnt, and D. Hayes (Eds.) (2004): Continent-Ocean Interactions in the East Asian Marginal Seas. AGU Monograph, 149, 337 pp.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and M. Schulz (2004): Orbitally paced climate variability during the middle miocene: High resolution benthic foraminiferal stable-isotope records from the tropical western Pacific. In: P. Clift, D. Hayes, W. Kuhnt, and P. Wang (Eds.), Continent-Ocean Interactions in the East Asian Marginal Seas, AGU Monograph, 149, 321-337.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, J. A. Simo, and Q. Li (2004): Middle Miocene isotope stratigraphy and paleoceanographic evolution of the northwest and southwest Australian margins (Wombat Plateau and Great Australian Bight). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 208, 1-22, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2004.02.003.


H. Gebhardt, W. Kuhnt, and A. E. Holbourn (2004): Foraminiferal response to sealevel change. organic carbon flux and oxygen deficiency in the Cenomanian of the Tarfaya Basin, southern Morocco. Marine Micropaleontology, 53, 133-157, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2004.05.007.


N. P. James, D. A. Feary, C. Betzler, Y. Bone, A. E. Holbourn, Q. Li, H. Machiyama, J. A. T. Simo, and F. Surlyk (2004): Origin of Late Pleistocene Bryozoan Reef Mounds; Great Australian Bight. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 74, 20-48, doi:10.1306/062303740020.


M. A. Kaminski and W. Kuhnt (2004): What, if anything is Paratrochamminoides? A key to the morphology of the Cretaceous to Cenozoic species of Conglophragmium and Paratrochamminoides (Foraminifera). In: M. Bubik and M. Kaminski, Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera, Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 8, 273-285.


W. Kuhnt, A. Holbourn, R. Hall, M. Zuvela, and R. Käse (2004): Neogene History of the Indonesian Throughflow. In: P. Clift, D. Hayes, W. Kuhnt, and P. Wang (Eds.), Continent-Ocean Interactions in the East Asian Marginal Seas, AGU Monograph, 149, 299-320.


W. Kuhnt and T. Pletsch (2004): Deep-water environments of the Maastrichtian to Eocene Strait of Gibraltar (Djebel Moussa Group, Northern Morocco). In: M. Bubik and M. Kaminski, Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera, Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication, 8, 295-316.


Q. Li, J. A. Simo, B. McGowran, and A. Holbourn (2004): The eustatic and tectonic origin of Neogene unconformities from the Great Australian Bight. Marine Geology, 203, 57-81, doi:10.1016/S0025-3227(03)00329-3.




P. D. Clift, P. Wang, W. Kuhnt, R. Hall, and R. Tada (2003): Continent-Ocean Interactions within the East Asian Marginal Seas. Eos Trans. AGU, 84(15), 139-141, doi:10.1029/2003EO150005.


M. Gustafsson, A. Holbourn, and W. Kuhnt (2003): Changes in Northeast Atlantic temperature and carbon flux during the Cenomanian/Turonian paleoceanographic event: the Goban Spur stable isotope record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 201, 51-66, doi:10.1016/S0031-0182(03)00509-1.




A. E. Holbourn, and A. Henderson (2002): Re-illustration and revised taxonomy for selected deep-sea benthic foraminifers. Paleontologia Electronica, 4.


A. E. Holbourn, and W. Kuhnt (2002): Cenomanian-Turonian palaeoceanographic change on the Kerguelen Plateau: a comparison with Northern Hemisphere records. Cretaceous Research, 23, 333-349, doi:10.1006/cres.2002.1008.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and N. James (2002): Late Pleistocene bryozoan reef mounds of the Great Australian Bight: Isotope stratigraphy and benthic foraminiferal record. Paleoceanography, 17(3), doi:10.1029/2001PA000643.


S. Kolonic, J. S. Sinninghe Damsté, M. E. Böttcher, M. M. M. Kuypers, W. Kuhnt, B. Beckmann, G. Scheeder, and T. Wagner (2002): Geochemical characterisation of Cenomanian/Turonian black shales from the Tarfaya Basin (SW Morocco): evidence for palaeoenvironmental controls on early sulfurisation of sedimentary organic matter Journal of Petroleum Geology, 25(3), 325-350, doi:10.1111/j.1747-5457.2002.tb00012.x.


W. Kuhnt, A. E. Holbourn, and Q. Zhao (2002): The early history of the South China Sea: Evolution of Oligocene-Miocene deep water environments. Revue de Micropaléontologie, 45, 99-159.


C. A. Brunner, A. Andres, A. E. Holbourn, S. Siedlecki, G. R. Brooks, R. S. Molina-Garza, M. D. Fuller, B. C. Ladner, A. C. Hine, and Q. Li (2002): Quaternary planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy: ODP Leg 182 sites. In: A. C. Hine, D. A. Feary, and M. J. Malone (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 182, doi:10.2973/




A. El Albani, D. Vachard, W. Kuhnt, and J. Thurow (2001): The role of diagenetic carbonate concretions in the preservation of the original sedimentary record. Sedimentology, 48(4), 875-886, doi:10.1046/j.1365-3091.2001.00398.x.


S. Hess, W. Kuhnt, S. Hill, M. A. Kaminski, A. Holbourn, and M. de Leon (2001): Monitoring the recolonization of the Mt Pinatubo 1991 ash layer by benthic foraminifera. Marine Micropaleontology, 43, 119-142, doi:10.1016/S0377-8398(01)00025-1.


A. E. Holbourn and W. Kuhnt (2001): No extinctions during Oceanic Anoxic Event 1b: The Aptian-Albian benthic foraminiferal record of ODP Leg 171. Geological Society Special Publication, 183, 73-92, doi:10.1144/GSL.SP.2001.183.01.04


A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and J. Erbacher (2001): Benthic foraminifers from lower Albian black shales (Site 1049, ODP Leg 171): Evidence for a non "uniformitarian" record. Journal of Foramniferal Research, 31, 60-74, doi:10.2113/0310060.


A. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, and E. Soeding (2001): Atlantic paleobathymetry, paleoproductivity and paleocirculation in the late Albian: The benthic foraminiferal record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 170, 171-196, doi:10.1016/S0031-0182(01)00223-1.


Z. Jian, B. Huang, W. Kuhnt, and H.-L. Lin (2001): Late Quaternary Upwelling Intensity and East Asian Monsoon Forcing in the South China Sea. Quaternary Research, 55, 363-370, doi:10.1006/qres.2001.2231.


W. Kuhnt, E. H. Chellai, A. E. Holbourn, F. Luderer, J. Thurow, T. Wagner, A. El Albani, B. Beckmann, J.-P. Herbin, H. Kawamura, S. Kolonic, S. Nederbragt, S. Street, and K. Ravilious (2001): Morocco basin’s sedimentary record may provide correlations for Cretaceous paleoceanographic events worldwide. Eos Trans. AGU, 82(33), 361-364.


W. Kuhnt, and E. Urquhart (2001): Tethyan flysch-type benthic foraminiferal assemblages in the North Atlantic: Cretaceous to Paleogene deep water agglutinated foraminifers from Iberia Abyssal Plain (ODP Leg 173). Revue de Micropaléontologie, 44, 27-58, doi:10.1016/S0035-1598(01)90074-1.


T. Pletsch, J. Erbacher, A. E. L. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, M. Moullade, F. E. Oboh-Ikuenobede, E. Söding and T. Wagner (2001): Cretaceous separation of Africa and South America: the view from the West African margin (ODP Leg 159). Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 14, 147-174, doi:10.1016/S0895-9811(01)00020-7.


M. Sarnthein, K. Stattegger, D. Dreger, H. Erlernkeuser, P. Grootes, B. Haupt, S. Jung, T. Kiefer, W. Kuhnt, U. Pflaumann, C. Schäfer-Neth, H. Schulz, M. Schulz, D. Seidov, J. Simstich, S. van Kreveld, E. Vogelsang, A. Völker, and M. Weinelt (2001): Fundamental modes and abrupt changes in North Atlantic circulation and climate over the last 60 ky - Concepts, reconstruction, and numerical modelling. In: P. Schäfer, W. Ritzrau, M. Schlüter, and J. Thiede (Eds.), The northern North Atlantic: A changing Environment, Springer, Berlin, 365-410.


M. Weinelt, W. Kuhnt, M. Sarnthein, A. Altenbach, O. Costello, H. Erlernkeuser, J. Matthiessen, T. Papenfuss, U. Pflaumann, J. Simstich, U. Struck, A. Thies, M. Trauth, and E. Vogelsang (2001): Paleoceanographic proxies in the northern North Atlantic. In: P. Schäfer, W. Ritzrau, M. Schlüter, and J. Thiede (Eds.), The northern North Atlantic: A changing Environment, Springer, Berlin, 319-325.


J. E. Wollenburg, W. Kuhnt, and A. Mackensen (2001): Changes in Arctic Ocean paleoproductivity and hydrography during the last 145 kyr: The benthic foraminiferal record. Paleoceanography, 16(1), 65-77, doi:10.1029/1999PA000454.




A. E. L. Holbourn and W. Kuhnt (2000): Endemic and cosmopolitan upper Cretaceous agglutinated foraminifera of the western African margin, equatorial and central Atlantic. In: M. Hart, M. A. Kaminski, and C. W. Smart (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Agglutinated Foraminifera, Plymouth 1997, 127-148.


N. P. James, D. A. Feary, F. Surlyk, J. A. T. Simo, C. Betzler, A. E. Holbourn, Q. Li, H. Matsuda, H. Machiyama, G. R. Brooks, M. Andres, A. C. Hine, M. J. Malone, and and ODP Leg 182 Scientific Party (2000): Quaternary bryozoan reef-mounds in cool-water, upper slope environments: Great Australian Bight. Geology, 28(7), 647-650, doi:10.1130/0091-7613(2000)28


J. E. Wollenburg and W. Kuhnt (2000): The response of benthic foraminifers to carbon flux and primary production in the Arctic Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology, 40, 189-231, doi:10.1016/S0377-8398(00)00039-6.




A. C. Hine, D. Feary,M. J. Malone, M. Andres, C. Betzler, G. R. Brooks, C. A. Brunner, M. D. Fuller, A. E. Holbourn, M. Huuse, A. R. Isern, N. P. James, B. C. Ladner, Q. Li, H. Machiyama, D. J. Mallinson, H. Matsuda, R. M. Mitterer, R. S. Molina-Garza, C. Robin, J. L. Russell, S. Shafik, J. A. T. Simo, P. L. Smart, G. H. Spence, F. Surlyk, P. K. Swart, U. G. Wortmann (1999): Research in the Great Australian Bight Yields Exciting Early Results. Eos Trans. AGU, 80(521), 525-526.


A. E. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, A. El Albani, A. Ly, and J. P. Herbin (1999): Palaeoenvironments and palaeobiogeography of the Late Cretaceous Casamance Transect (Senegal, NW Africa): distribution patterns of benthic foraminifera, organic carbon and terrigenous flux. Neues Jahrbuch fŸr Geologie und Paläontologie, 212, 335-377.


A. E. L. Holbourn, W. Kuhnt, A. El Albani, T. Pletsch, F. Luderer, and T. Wagner (1999): Upper Cretaceous palaeoenvironments and benthonic foraminiferal assemblages of potential source rocks from the western African margin, Central Atlantic. In: N. R. Cameron, R. H. Bate, and V. S. Clure (Eds.), The Oil and Gas Habitats of the South Atlantic, Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 153, 195-222, doi:10.1144/GSL.SP.1999.153.01.13.


M. A. Kaminski, W. Kuhnt, and M. Moullade (1999): The evolution and paleobiogeography of abyssal agglutinated foraminifera since the Early Cretaceous: A tale of four faunas. Neues Jahrbuch fŸr Geologie und Paläontologie, 212, 401-439.


W. Kuhnt, J. Erbacher and K. U. Gräfe (Eds.) (1999): Contributions to Cretaceous Stratigraphy and Palaeobiogeography in Honor of Jost Wiedmann. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, 212(1-2), 439 pp.


W. Kuhnt, S. Hess, and Z. Jian (1999): Quantitative composition of benthic foraminiferal assemblages as a proxy indicator for organic carbon flux rates in the South China Sea. Marine Geology, 156, 123-157, doi:10.1016/S0025-3227(98)00176-5.


Z. Jian, L. Wang, M. Kienast, M. Sarnthein, W. Kuhnt, H. Lin, and P. Wang (1999): Benthic foraminiferal paleoceanography of the South China Sea over the last 40,000 years. Marine Geology, 156, 159-186, doi:10.1016/S0025-3227(98)00177-7.


A. Prokoph, R. Szarek, B. Klosowska, and W. Kuhnt (1999): Biofacies and paleogeography of Northeast Germany. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, 212, 289-334.




A. E. L. Holbourn and W. Kuhnt (1998): Turonian-Santonian benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Site 959D (Côte d'Ivoire-Ghana Transform Margin, Equatorial Atlantic): Indication of a Late Cretaceous oxygen minimum zone. In: J. Mascle, G. P. Lohmann, and M. Moullade (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 159, 375-387, doi:10.2973/


A. E. L. Holbourn and M. Moullade (1998): Lower Cretaceous benthic foraminifer assemblages, equatorial Atlantic: biostratigraphic, paleoenvironmental, and paleobiogeographic significance. In: J. Mascle, G. P. Lohmann, and M. Moullade (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 159, 347-362, doi:10.2973/


W. Kuhnt, M. Moullade, and M. Kaminski (1998): Upper Cretaceous, K/T boundary, and Paleocene agglutinated foraminifers from Hole 959D (Côte d'Ivoire-Ghana Transform Margin). In: J. Mascle, G. P. Lohmann, and M. Moullade (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 159, 389-411, doi:10.2973/


M. Moullade, W. Kuhnt, J. A. Bergen, J.-P. Masse, and G. Tronchetti (1998): Correlation of biostratigraphic and stable isotope events in the Aptian historical stratotype of La Bédoule (southeast France). Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences, 327, 693-698, doi:10.1016/S1251-8050(99)80027-5.


M. Moullade, D. K. Watkins, F. E. Oboh-Ikuenobe, J.-P. Bellier, E. Masure, A. E. L. Holbourn, J. Erbacher, W. Kuhnt, T. Pletsch, M. A. Kaminski, R. Rauscher, S. Shafik, O. Yepes, J. Dejax, J. M. Gregg, I. C. Shin, and M. Schuler (1998): Mesozoic biostratigraphic, paleoenvironmental, and paleobiogeographic synthesis, equatorial Atlantic. In: J. Mascle, G. P. Lohmann, and M. Moullade (Eds.), Proceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program, Scientific Results, 159, 481-490, doi:10.2973/




A. E. L. Holbourn and M. A. Kaminski (1997): Lower Cretaceous deep-water benthic foraminifera of the Indian Ocean. Grzybowski Foundation Special Publication No. 4, 172 pp.


W. Kuhnt, A. Nederbragt, and L. Leine (1997): Cyclicity of Cenomanian-Turonian organic-carbon-rich sediments in the Tarfaya Atlantic Coastal Basin (Morocco). Cretaceous Research, 18, 587-601, doi:10.1006/cres.1997.0076.




S. Hess and W. Kuhnt (1996): Deep-sea benthic foraminiferal recolonization of the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo ash layer in the South China Sea. Marine Micropaleontology, 28, 171-197, doi:10.1016/0377-8398(95)00080-1.


A. E. L. Holbourn and M. A. Kaminski (1996): Lower Cretaceous Benthic Foraminifera from DSDP and ODP Sites of the Indian Ocean: a Review and Synthesis. In: A. Moguilevsky and R. Whatley (Eds.), Microfossils and Oceanic Environments, University of Wales, Aberystwyth Press, 77-93.


A. E. Holbourn and M. A. Kaminski (1996): Lower Cretaceous Benthic Foraminifera from DSDP and ODP Sites of the Indian Ocean: a Review and Synthesis. In: R. C. Whatley et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of the "ODP and the Marine Biosphere Conference, Aberystwyth, April 1994", 31-48.


W. Kuhnt, M. Moullade, and M. A. Kaminski (1996): Ecological structuring and evolution of deep sea agglutinated foraminifera - a review. Revue de Micropaléontologie, 39, 271-281, doi:10.1016/S0035-1598(96)90119-1.



before 1996

A. E. L. Holbourn and M. A. Kaminski (1995): Lower Cretaceous benthic foraminifera from DSDP Site 263: micropalaeontological constraints for the early evolution of the Indian Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology, 26, 425-460, doi:10.1016/0377-8398(95)00011-9.


A. E. L. Holbourn and M. A. Kaminski (1995): Valanginian to Barremian Benthic Foraminifera from ODP Site 766 (Leg 123, Indian Ocean). Micropaleontology, 41(3), 197-250.


K. Reicheter, T. Pletsch, W. Kuhnt, J. Manthey, G. Homeier, J. Wiedmann, and J. Thurow (1994): Mid-Cretaceous paleogeography and paleoceanography of the Betic Seaway (Betic Cordillera, Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 107, 1-33, doi:10.1016/0031-0182(94)90162-7.


W. Kuhnt (1992): Abyssal recolonization by benthic foraminifera after the Cenomanian/Turonian boundary anoxic event in the North Atlantic. Marine Microplaeontology, 19, 257-274, doi:10.1016/0377-8398(92)90032-F.


W. Kuhnt, S. Geroch, M. A. Kaminski, M. Moullade, and T. Neagu (1992): Upper cretaceous abyssal claystones in the North Atlantic and Western Tethys: current status of biostratigraphical correlation using agglutinated foraminifers and palaeoceanographic events. Cretaceous Research, 13, 467-478, doi:10.1016/0195-6671(92)90011-E.


W. Schwentke and W. Kuhnt (1992): Subsidence history and continental margin evolution of the Western Pyrenean and Basque Basins. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 95, 297-318, doi:10.1016/0031-0182(92)90147-W.