Publications of the Heimhofer group

Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palynology

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Hueter, A., Huck, S., Heimhofer, U., Bodin, S., Weyer, S., Jochum, K. P., Roebbert, Y., Immenhauser, A. (2021): Evaluating the role of coastal hypoxia on the transient expansion of microencruster intervals during the early AptianLethaia.
    DOI: 10.1111/let.12411
  • Coimbra, R., Huck, S., de Winter, N.J., Heimhofer, U., Claeys, P. (2020): Improving the detection of shell alteration: Implications for sclerochronologyPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 559.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2020.109968
  • Schmitt, K., Heimhofer, U., Frijia, G., di Lucia, M., Huck, S. (2020): Deciphering the fragmentary nature of Cretaceous shallow-water limestone archives: A case study from the subtropical Apennine carbonate platformNewsletters on Stratigraphy Volume 53 Number 4, pp. 389 – 413.
    DOI: 10.1127/nos/2019/0551
  • Thöle, H., Bornemann, A., Heimhofer, U., Luppold, F. W., Blumenberg, M., Dohrmann, R., Erbacher, J. (2020): Using high-resolution XRF analyses as a sequence stratigraphic tool in a mudstone-dominated succession (Early Cretaceous, Lower Saxony Basin, Northern Germany)Depositional Record 6 (1), pp. 236-258.
    DOI: 10.1002/dep2.83
  • Hüter, A., Huck, S., Bodin, S., Heimhofer, U., Weyer, S., Jochum, K.P., Immenhauser, A. (2019): Central Tethyan platform-top hypoxia during Oceanic Anoxic Event 1aClimate of the Past Discuss.
    DOI: 10.5194/cp-2019-3
  • Navidtalab, A., Heimhofer, U., Huck, S., Omidvar, M., Rahimpour-Bonab, H., Aharipour, R., Shakeri, A. (2019): Biochemostratigraphy of an upper Albian–Turonian succession from the southeastern Neo-Tethys margin, SW IranPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 533.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2019.109255
  • Schmitt, K., Heimhofer, U., Frijia, G., Huck, S. (2019): Platform-wide shift to microbial carbonate production during the late AptianGeology 47, 786-790.
    DOI: 10.1130/G46325.1
  • Schneider, A.C., Mutterlose, J., Blumenberg, M., Heimhofer, U., Luppold, F.W. (2019): Palynofacies, micropalaeontology, and source rock evaluation of non-marine Jurassic–Cretaceous boundary deposits from northern Germany - Implications for palaeoenvironment and hydrocarbon potentialMarine and Petroleum Geology 103, pp. 526-548.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2019.02.016
  • Zuo, F., Heimhofer, U., Huck, S., Adatte, T., Erbacher, J., Bodin, S. (2019): Climatic fluctuations and seasonality during the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic): Stable isotope and clay mineralogical data from the Lower Saxony Basin, Northern GermanyPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 517: 1-15.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2018.12.018
  • Hasegawa, H., Ando, H., Hasebe, N., Ichinnorov, N., Ohta, T., Hasegawa, T., Yamamoto, M., Li, G., Erdenetsogt, B., Heimhofer, U., Murata, T., Shinya, H., Enerel, G., Oyunjargal, G., Munkhtsetseg, O., Suzuki, N., Irino, T., Yamamoto, K. (2018): Depositional ages and characteristics of Middle-Upper Jurassic and lower Cretaceous lacustrine deposits in southeastern MongoliaIsland Arc, 27, e12243
    DOI: 10.1111/iar.12243
  • Heimhofer, U., Wucherpfennig, N., Adatte, T., Schouten, S., Schneebeli-Hermann, E., Gardin, S., Keller, G., Kentsch, S., Kujau, A. (2018): Vegetation response to exceptional global warmth during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2Nature Communications, 9, 3832
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06319-6
  • Schneider, A.C., Heimhofer, U., Heunisch, C., Mutterlose, J. (2018): From arid to humid - the Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary interval in northern GermanyReview of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 255, 57-69
    DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2018.04.008
  • Schneider, A.C., Heimhofer, U., Heunisch, C., Mutterlose, J. (2018): The Jurassic-Cretaceous boundary interval in non-marine strata of northwest Europe - New light on an old problemCretaceous Research, 87, 42-54
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2017.06.002
  • Zuo, F., Heimhofer, U., Huck, S., Bodin, S., Erbacher, J., Bai, H. (2018): Coupled δ13C and 87Sr/86Sr chemostratigraphy of Kimmeridgian shoal-water deposits: A new composite record from the Lower Saxony Basin, GermanySedimentary Geology, 376, 18-31
    DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2018.07.012
  • Zuo, F., Heimhofer, U., Huck, S., Luppold, F., Wings, O, Erbacher, J. (2018): Sedimentology and depositional sequences of a Kimmeridgian carbonate ramp system, Lower Saxony Basin, Northern GermanyFacies, 64, Article number 1
    DOI: 10.1007/s10347-017-0513-0
  • Bornemann, A., Erbacher, J., Heldt, M., Kollaske, T., Wilmsen, M., Lübke, N., Huck, S., Vollmar, N.M., Wonik, T. (2017): The Albian–Cenomanian transition and Oceanic Anoxic Event 1d – an example from the Boreal RealmSedimentology, 64, 44-6
    DOI: 10.1111/sed.12347
  • Coimbra, R., Horikx, M., Huck, S., Heimhofer, U., Immenhauser, A., Rocha, F., Dinis, J., Duarte, L. (2017): Statistical evaluation of elemental concentrations in shallow-marine deposits (Cretaceous, Lusitanian Basin)Marine and Petroleum Geology, 86, 1029-1046
    DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2017.07.003
  • Heimhofer, U., Meister, P., Bernasconi, S.M., Ariztegui, D., Martill, D.M., Rios-Netto, A., Schwark, L. (2017): Isotope and elemental geochemistry of black shale-hosted fossiliferous concretions from the Cretaceous Santana Formation fossil Lagerstätte (Brazil)Sedimentology, 64, 150-167
    DOI: 10.1111/sed.12337
  • Horikx, M., Huck, S., Adatte, T., Heimhofer, U. (2017): Vegetation dynamics, angiosperm radiation and climatic changes in the Lusitanian Basin, Portugal during Albian timesPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 465, 30-41
    DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.10.011
  • Huck, S., Wohlwend, S., Coimbra, R., Christ, N., Weissert, H. (2017): Disentangling shallow-water bulk carbonate carbon isotope archives with evidence for multi-stage diagenesis: An in-depth component-specific petrographic and geochemical study from Oman (mid-Cretaceous)The Depositional Record, 3, 233-257
    DOI: 10.1002/dep2.35
  • Robinson, S.A., Heimhofer, U., Hesselbo, S.P., Petrizzo, M.R. (2017): Mesozoic climates and oceans - a tribute to Hugh Jenkyns and Helmut WeissertSedimentology, 64, 1-15
    DOI: 10.1111/sed.12349
  • Wohlwend, S., Celestino, R., Reháková, D., Huck, S., Weissert, H. (2017): Late Jurassic to Cretaceous evolution of the eastern Tethyan Hawasina Basin (Oman Mountains)Sedimentology, 64, 87-110
    DOI: 10.1111/sed.12326
  • Bodin, S., Krencker, F.-N., Kothe, T., Hoffmann, R., Mattioli, E., Heimhofer, U., Kabiri, L. (2016): Perturbation of the carbon cycle during the late Pliensbachian - early Toarcian: New insight from high-resolution carbon isotope records in MoroccoJournal of African Earth Sciences, 116, 89-104
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2015.12.018
  • Horikx, M., Hochuli, P.-A., Feist-Burkhardt, S., Heimhofer, U. (2016): Albian angiosperm pollen from shallow marine strata in the Lusitanian Basin, PortugalReview of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 228, 67-92
    DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.12.008
  • Navidtalab, A., Rahimpour-Bonab, H., Huck, S., Heimhofer, U. (2016): Elemental geochemistry and strontium-isotope stratigraphy of Cenomanian to Santonian neritic carbonates in the Zagros Basin, IranSedimentary Geology, 346, 35-48
    DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2016.10.003
  • Cors, J., Heimhofer, U., Adatte, T., Hochuli, P.-A., Huck, S., Bover-Arnal, T. (2015): Climatic evolution across oceanic anoxic event 1a derived from terrestrial palynology and clay minerals (Maestrat Basin, Spain)Geological Magazine, 152, 632-647
    DOI: 10.1017/S0016756814000557
  • Huck, S., Heimhofer, U. (2015): Improving shallow-water carbonate chemostratigraphy by means of rudist bivalve sclerochemistryGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16, 3111-3128
    DOI: 10.1002/2015GC005988
  • Krencker, F.-N., Bodin, S., Suan, G., Heimhofer, U., Kabiri, L., Immenhauser, A. (2015): Toarcian extreme warmth led to tropical cyclone intensificationEarth and Planetary Science Letters, 425, 120-130
    DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.003
  • Morales, C., Kujau, A., Heimhofer, U., Mutterlose, J., Spangenberg, J. E., Adatte, T., Ploch, I., Föllmi, K. B. (2015): Palaeoclimate and palaeoenvironmental changes through the onset of the Valanginian carbon-isotope excursion: Evidence from the Polish BasinPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 426, 183-198
    DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.03.013
  • Navarro Ramirez, J.-P., Bodin, S., Heimhofer, U., Immenhauser, A. (2015): An Albian to Early Cenomanian carbon isotope reference curve for the eastern sub-equatorial PacificPalaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 423, 122-137
  • Horikx, M., Heimhofer, U., Dinis, J., Huck, S. (2014): Integrated stratigraphy of shallow marine Albian strata in the southern Lusitanian Basin of PortugalNewsletters on Stratigraphy, 47/1, 85-106
    DOI: 10.1127/0078-0421/2014/0041
  • Huck, S., Stein, M., Immenhauser, A., Skelton, P. W., Christ, N., Föllmi, K. B., Heimhofer, U. (2014): Response of proto-North Atlantic carbonate platform ecosystems to OAE1a-related stressorsSedimentary Geology, 313, 15-31
    DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2014.08.003
  • Zhang, M., Dai, S., Heimhofer, U., Wu, M., Wang, Z., Pan, B. (2014): Palynological records from two cores in the Gongpoquan Basin, central East Asia: Evidence for floristic and climatic change during the Late Jurassic to Early CretaceousReview of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 204, 1-17
    DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.02.001
  • Huck, S., Heimhofer, U., Immenhauser, A., Weissert, H. (2013): Carbon-isotope stratigraphy of Early Cretaceous (Urgonian) shoal-water deposits: Diachronous changes in carbonate-platform production in the north-western TethysSedimentary Geology, 290, 157-174
  • Kujau, A., Heimhofer, U., Hochuli, P. A., Pauly, S., Morales, C., Adatte, T., Föllmi, K.B., Ploch, I., Mutterlose, J. (2013): Reconstructing Valanginian (Early Cretaceous) mid-latitude vegetation and climate dynamics based on spore-pollen assemblagesReview of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 197, 50-69
  • Lanser, K.-P., Heimhofer, U. (2013): Evidence for theropod dinosaurs from a Lower Cretaceous karst filling in the northern Sauerland (Rhenish Massif, Germany)Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 1-16
  • Heimhofer, U., Hochuli, P. A., Burla, S., Oberli, F., Adatte, T., Dinis, J., Weissert, H. (2012): Climate and vegetation history of Western Portugal inferred from Albian near-shore deposits (Galé Formation, Lusitanian Basin)Geological Magazine, 149, 1046-1064
  • Huck, S., Heimhofer, U., Immenhauser, A. (2012): Early Aptian algal bloom in a neritic proto-North Atlantic setting: Harbinger of global change related to OAE1a?Geological Society of America Bulletin, 124, 1810-1825
  • Kujau, A., Heimhofer, U., Ostertag-Henning, C., Greselle, B., Mutterlose, J. (2012): No evidence for anoxia during the Valanginian carbon isotope event - an organic-geochemical from the Vocontian Basin, SE FranceGlobal and Planetary Change, 92, 92-104
  • Huck, S., Heimhofer, U., Rameil, N., Bodin, S. and Immenhauser, A. (2011): Strontium and carbon-isotope chronostratigraphy of Barremian-Aptian shoal-water carbonates: Northern Tethyan platform drowning predates OAE 1aEarth and Planetary Science Letters, 304, 547-558