Publications 2012

peer-reviewed scientific journal publications 



Devasthale, A., TJERNSTRÖM, M., Cainan, M., Thomas, M. A., Kahn, B. H. and Fetzer, E. J., 2012. Influence of the Arctic Oscillation on the vertical distribution of clouds as observed by the A-Train constellation of satellites, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: 12, 10535–10544, doi:10.5194/acp-12-10535-2012.


Fu, P., Heyman, J., Hättestrand, C., Stroeven, A.P., Harbor, J.M., 2012. Glacial geomorphology of the Shaluli Shan area, southeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Maps: 8, 48–55. DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2012.668762


Salih, A. M., Körnich, H. and Tjernström, M., 2012. Climate impact of deforestation over South Sudan in a regional climate model. International Journal of Climatology: Volume 33, Issue 10, pages 2362–2375. doi: 10.1002/joc.3586


Ekblom, A., Gillson, L., Risberg, J., Holmgren, K., Chidoub, S., 2012. Rainfall variability and vegetation dynamics of the lower Limpopo Valley, Southern Africa, 500 AD to present. Palaeogeography,Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology: 363–634, 69–78. 
doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.08.015

71 Öberg, H., Andersen, T.J., Westerberg, L.O., Risberg J. and Holmgren, K., 2012. A diatom record of recent environmental change in Lake Duluti, northern Tanzania. Journal of Paleolimnology: 48, 401–416. doi 10.1007/s10933-012-9615-4

Norström, E., Risberg, J., Gröndahl, H., Holmgren, K., Snowball, I., Mugabe, J. and Sitoe, S., 2012. Coastal paleo-environment and sea-level change at Macassa Bay, southern Mozambique, since c 6600 cal yrs BP. Quaternary International: 260, 153–163. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2011.11.032


Holmgren, K., Risberg, J., Freudendahl, J., Achimo, M., Ekblom, A., Mugabe, J., Norström, E. and Sitoe, S., 2012. Lake level variations at Lake Nhauhache, Mozambique, during the last 2300 years. Journal of Paleolimnology: 48, 311–322. doi 10.1007/s10933-012-9596-3.


Sedlar, J., Shupe, M.D. and Tjernström, M., 2012. On the Relationship between Thermodynamic Structure and Cloud Top, and its Climate Significance in the Arctic. J. Clim.: 25, 2374–2393. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00186.1


Birch, C.E., Brooks, I.M., Tjernström, M., Shupe, M.D., Mauritsen, T., Sedlar, J., Lock, A.P., S.F., Earnshaw, P., Persson, P.O.G., Milton, S.F. and Leck, C., 2012. Modelling atmospheric structure, cloud and their response to CCN in the central Arctic: ASCOS case studies. Atmos. Chem. Phys.: 12, 3419–3435. doi:10.5194/acp-12-3419-2012


Tjernström, M., Birch, C.E., Brooks, I.M., Shupe, M.D., Persson, P.O.G., Sedlar, J., Mauritsen, T., Leck, C., Paatero, J., Szczodrak, M. and Wheeler, C.R., 2012. Meteorological conditions in the central Arctic summer during the Arctic Summer Cloud Ocean Study (ASCOS). Atmos. Chem. Phys.: 12, 6863–6889, doi:10.5194/acp-12-6863-2012


Sedlar, J. and Devasthale, A., 2012. Clear-sky thermodynamic and radiative anomalies over a sea ice sensitive region of the Arctic. J. Geophys. Res.: 117, D19111, 11. doi:10.1029/2012JD017754


Firth, J.V., Eldrett, J.S., Harding, I.C., Coxall, H.K., and Wade, B.S., 2012. A new age model for the Eocene and Oligocene of ODP Hole 647A, with implications for correlating Eocene and Oligocene paleoceanographic events from the high northern latitudes to the low latitudes. Geological Society of London: Special volume 373, First published online October 1. doi: 10.1144/SP373.9


Berrocoso, Á. J., Huber, B. T., MacLeod, K. G., Petrizzo, M. R., Lees, J. A., Wendler, I., Coxall, H.K., Mweneinda, A. K., Falzoni, F., Birch, H., Singano, J. M., Haynes, S., Cotton, L., Wendler, J., Bown, P. R., Robinson, S. A. and Gould, J., 2012. Lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy and chemostratigraphy of Upper Cretaceous and Paleogene sediments from southern Tanzania. Tanzania Drilling Project Sites: 27–35. Journal of African Earth Sciences: 70, 36–57. Journal of African Earth Sciences 70, 36–57. doi:10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2012.05.006


Birch, H., Coxall, H.K. and Pearson, P.N., 2012. Evolutionary ecology of Early Paleocene planktonic foraminifera: Size, depth habitat and symbiosis. Paleobiology: v. 38, 3, 374–390. doi: 10.5061/dryad.5p92t38g

61 Aggemyr, E. & Cousins, S. A. O., 2012, Landscape structure and land-use history influence changes in island plant composition after 100 years: Journal of Biogeography 39, 1645–1656.
60 De Frenne, P., Graae, B. J., Brunet, J., Shevtsova, A., De Schrijver, A., Chabrerie, O., Cousins, S. A. O., Decocq, G., Diekmann, M., Hermy, M., Heinken, T., Kolb, A., Nilsson, C., Stanton, S. & Verheyen, K., 2012, The response of forest plant regeneration to temperature variation along a latitudinal gradient: Annals of Botany 109, 1037–1046.
59 Gustafsson, B.G., Schenk, F., Blenckner, T., Eilola, K., Meier, HEM, Müller-Karulis, B., Neumann, T., Ruoho-Airola, T., Savchuk, O.P., and Zorita, E., 2012, Reconstructing the Development of Baltic Sea Eutrophication 1850–2006. AMBIO, 41, Number 6, 534–548, doi:10.1007/s13280-012-0318-x 
58 Schenk, F. and Zorita, E., 2012, Reconstruction of high resolution atmospheric fields for Northern Europe using analog-upscaling, Climate of the Past, 8, 1681–1703, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1681-2012  
57 Jakobsson, M., Anderson, J.B., Nitsche, F.O., Gyllencreutz, R., Kirshner, A., Kirchner, N. , O'Regan, M., Mohammad, R., Eriksson, B., 2012, Ice Sheet Dynamics Inferred from Glacial Morphology of the
Central Pine Island Bay Trough, West Antarctica, In: Quaternary Science Reviews (38), pp. 1–10 
56 Applegate, P.J., Kirchner, N., Stone, E.J., Keller, K., Greve, R., 2012, An assessment of key model parametric uncertainties in projections of Greenland Ice Sheet behavior In: The Cryosphere (6), pp.
55 Jarsjö, J., Asokan, S.M., Prieto, C., Bring, A. & Destouni, G., 2012, Hydrological responses to climate change conditioned by historic alterations of land-use and water-use, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 16, 1335–1347
54 Kerminen, V.-M., Paramonov, M., Anttila, T., Riipinen, I., Fountoukis, C., Korhonen, H., Asmi, E., Laakso, L., Lihavainen, H., Swietlicki, E., Svenningsson, B., Asmi, A., Pandis, S. N., Kulmala, M., Petäjä T., 2012, Cloud condensation nuclei production associated with atmospheric nucleation: a synthesis based on existing literature and new results, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 12037
53 Miles, R. E. H., Reid, J. P., Riipinen I., 2012, Comparison of Approaches for Measuring the Mass Accommodation Coefficient for the Condensation of Water and Sensitivities to Uncertainties in Thermophysical Properties, J. Phys. Chem. A, 116, 10810
52 Donahue, N. M., Robinson, A. L., Trump, E. R., Riipinen, I., Kroll J. H., 2012, Volatility and Aging of Atmospheric Organic Aerosol, Top. Curr. Chem., DOI: 10.1007/128_2012_355
51 Häkkinen, S. A. K., Äijälä, M., Lehtipalo, K., Junninen, H., Backman, J., Virkkula, A., Nieminen, T., Vestenius, M., Hakola, H., Ehn, M., Worsnop, D. R., Kulmala, M., Petäjä, T., Riipinen I., 2012, Long-term volatility measurements of submicron atmospheric aerosol in Hyytiälä, Finland, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 10771
50 Fountoukis, C., Riipinen, I., Denier van der Gon, H. A. C., Charalampidis, P. E., Pilinis, C., Wiedensohler, A., O'Dowd, C., Putaud, J. P., Moerman, M., Pandis S. N., 2012, Simulating ultrafine particle formation in Europe using a regional CTM: contribution of primary emissions versus secondary formation to aerosol number concentrations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8663
49 Kulmala, M., Petäjä, T., Nieminen, T., Sipilä, M., Manninen, H. E., Lehtipalo, K., Dal Maso, M., Aalto, P. P., Junninen, H., Paasonen, P., Riipinen, I., Lehtinen, K. E. J., Laaksonen A., Kerminen V.-M., 2012, Measurement of the nucleation of atmospheric aerosol particles. Nature Protocols, 7, 1651, doi:10.1038/nprot.2012.091

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48 Pikridas, M., Riipinen, I., Hildebrandt, L., Kostenidou, E., Manninen, H., Mihalopoulos, N., Kalivitis, N., Burkhart, J. F., Stohl, A., Kulmala, M., Pandis, S. N., 2012, New particle formation at a remote site in the eastern Mediterranean. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D12205. DOI: 10.1029/2012JD017570

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47 Vehkamäki, H., Riipinen I., 2012, Thermodynamics and kinetics of atmospheric aerosol particle formation and growth, Chem Soc. Rev., 41, 5160

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Riipinen, I., Yli-Juuti, T., Pierce, J. R., Petäjä, T., Worsnop, D. R., Kulmala M., Donahue, N. M., 2012, The contribution of organics to atmospheric nanoparticle growth, Nature Geosci., 5, 453.
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Hennigan C. J., Westervelt, D. M., Riipinen I., Engelhart, G. J., Lee, T., Collett Jr., J. L., Pandis, S. N., Adams, P. J., Robinson, A. L., 2012, New particle formation and growth in biomass burning plumes: An important source of cloud condensation nuclei, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L09805. doi:10.1029/2012GL050930

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Shantz, N. C., Pierce, J. R., Chang, R. Y.-W., Vlasenko, A., Riipinen, I., Sjostedt, S., Slowik, J. G., Wiebe, A., Liggio, J., Abbatt, J. P. D., Leaitch, W. R., 2012, Cloud condensation nuclei droplet growth kinetics of ultrafine particles during anthropogenic nucleation events, Atmos. Environ., 47, 389

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43 Bosson, E., Sabel, U., Gustafsson, L-G., Sassner, M. and Destouni, G., 2012, Influences of shifts in climate, landscape, and permafrost on terrestrial hydrology, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 117, D05120, doi:10.1029/2011JD016429 – PDF
42 Bosson, E., Selroos, J-O., Stigsson, M., Gustafsson, L-G. and Destouni, G., 2012, Exchange and pathways of deep and shallow groundwater in different climate and permafrost conditions using the Forsmark site, Sweden, as an example catchment, Hydrogeology Journal, Doi:10.1007/s10040-012-0906-7 – PDF
41 Steinthorsdottir, M., Woodward, F.I., Surlyk, F. and McElwain, J.C., 2012. Deep-time evidence of a link between elevated CO2 concentrations and perturbations in the hydrological cycle via drop in plant transpiration. Geology 40, 815-818.
40 Sundberg, R., Moberg, A., Hind, A., 2012, Statistical framework for evaluation of climate model simulations by use of climate proxy data from the last millennium – Part 1: Theory, Climate of the Past 8: 1339–1353, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1339-2012 
39 Hind, A., Moberg, A., Sundberg, R., 2012, Statistical framework for evaluation of climate model simulations by use of climate proxy data from the last millennium – Part 2: A pseudo-proxy study addressing the amplitude of solar forcing, Climate of the Past 8: 1355–1365, doi:10.5194/cp-8-1355-2012 
38 Moberg, A., 2012, Comments on "Reconstruction of the extra-tropical NH mean temperature over the last millennium with a method that preserves low-frequency variability", Journal of Climate 25: 7991–7997, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00404.1 
37 Trachsel, M., Kamenik, C., Grosjean, M., McCarroll, D., Moberg, A., Brázdil, R., Büntgen, U., Dobrovolný, P., Esper, J., Frank, DC., Friedrich, M., Glaser, R., Larocque-Tobler, I., Nicolussi, K., Riemann, D., 2012, Multi-archive summer temperature reconstruction for the European Alps, AD 1053–1996, Quaternary Science Reviews 46: 66–79, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.04.021 
36 Nathanson, M., Kean, J.W., Grabs, T.J., Seibert, J., Laudon, H., and Lyon, S.W., 2012, Modeling rating curves using remotely sensed LiDAR data. Hydrological Processes, 26(9), 1427–1434, doi:10.1002/hyp.9225
35 Mård Karlsson, J., Lyon, S.W., Destouni, G., 2012, Thermokarst lake, hydrological flow and water balance indicators of permafrost change in Western Siberia, Journal of Hydrology, doi:
34 Lyon, S.W., Nathanson, M., Spans, T., Grabs, A., Laudon, H., Temnerud, J., Bishop, K. and Seibert, J., 2012, Specific discharge variability in a boreal landscape, Water Resources Research, 48, 8, doi:10.1029/2011WR011073
33 Grabs, T., Bishop, K.H., Laudon, H., Lyon, S.W., Seibert, J., 2012, Riparian zone hydrology and soil water total organic carbon (TOC): Implications for spatial variability and upscaling of lateral riparian TOC exports, Biogeosciences, 9, 3901–3916, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3901-2012
32 Larsson, T., Rosqvist, G., Ericsson, G., Heinerud, J., 2012, Climate Change, Moose and Humans in Northern Sweden 4000 cal. yr BP, Journal of Northern Studies 6
31 Dahlke, H. E., Lyon, S. W., Stedinger, J. R., Rosqvist, G.,  Jansson, P., 2012, Contrasting trends in hydrologic extremes for two sub-arctic catchments in northern Sweden – does glacier melt matter? Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 9, 1041–1084
30 Dehnert, A., Lowick, S.E., Preusser, F., Anselmetti, F.S., Drescher-Schneider, R., Graf, H.R., Heller, F., Horstmeyer, H., Kemna, H.A., Nowaczyk, N.R., Züger, A., Furrer, H., 2012, Evolution of an overdeepened trough in the northern Alpine Foreland at Niederweningen, Switzerland, Quaternary Science Reviews 34, 127–145
29 Fritz, M., Wetterich, S., Schirrmeister, L., Meyer, H,. Lantuiut, H., Preusser, F., Pollard, W.H., 2012, At the eastern Berigian edge: Late Wisconsinan and Holocene landscape dynamics along the Yukon Coastal Plain, Canada, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 319–320, 28–45
28 Gaar, D., Preusser, F., 2012, Luminescence dating of mammoth remains from northern Switzerland, Quaternary Geochronology 10, 257–263
27 Madritsch, F., Preusser, F., Fabbri, O., 2012, Climatic and tectonic controls on the development of the River Ognon terrace system, Eastern France, Geomorphology 151/152, 126–138
26 Rosenberg, T.M., Preusser, F., Blechschmidt, I., Fleitmann, D., Jagher, R., Matter, A., 2012, Late Pleistocene palaeolake in the interior of Oman: A potential key-area for the dispersal of anatomically modern humans out-of-Africa? Journal of Quaternary Science 27, 13–16
25 Sundqvist, E., Crill, P., Mölder, M., Vestin, P. and Lindroth, A., 2012, Atmospheric methane removal by boreal plants, Geophys. Res. Letts. 39, L21806, doi:10.1029/2012GL053592
24 Christensen, T.R., Jackowicz-Korczynski, M., Aurela, M., Crill, P., Heliasz, M., Mastepanov, M. and Friborg, T., 2012, Monitoring the Multi-Year Carbon Balance of a Subarctic Palsa Mire with Micrometeorological Techniques, Ambio 41, 207–217, doi 10.1007/s1328001203025
23 Torbick, N., Persson, A., Olefeldt, D., Frolking, S., Salas, W., Hagen, S., Crill, P. and Li, C., 2012, High Resolution Mapping of Peatland Hydroperiod at a High-Latitude Swedish Mire, Remote Sens, 4. 1974–1992, doi:10.3390/rs4071974 
22 Hugelius, G., Routh, J., Kuhry, P. and Crill, P., 2012, Landscape-level assessment of degree of decomposition and thaw remobilization potential of soil organic matter in discontinuous permafrost terrain, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 2011JG001873, 117, doi: 10.1029/2011JG001873 
21 Olefeldt, D., Roulet, N.T., Bergeron, O., Crill, P., Bäckstrand, K. and Christensen, T.R., 2012, Net carbon accumulation of a high-latitude permafrost palsa mire similar to permafrost-free peatlands, Geophys. Res. Letts. 39, L03501,2011GL050355
20 Santoni, G.W., Lee, B.H., Goodrich, J.P., Varner, R.K., Crill, P.M., McManus, J.B., Nelson, D.D., Zahniser, M.S. and Wofsy, S.C., 2012, Mass Fluxes and Isofluxes of Methane (CH4) at a New Hampshire Fen Measured by a Continuous Wave Quantum Cascade Laser Spectrometer, J. Geophys. Res., 2011JD016960
19 Döös. K., Nilsson, J., Nycander, J., Brodeau, L. and Ballarotta, M., 2012, The World Ocean Thermohaline Circulation, Journal of Physical Oceanography, 42:1445–1460 
18 Kjellsson, J., Döös, K., 2012, Lagrangian decomposition of the Hadley and Ferrel Cells, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39 (15)
17 Kylander, M., Lind, E.M., Wastegård, S. & Löwemark, L., 2012, Recommendations for using XRF core scanning as a tool in tephrochronology, The Holocene 22, 371–375
16 Heyng, A.M., Mayr, C., Lücke, A., Striewski, B., Wastegård, S., Wissel, H., 2012, Environmental changes in northern New Zealand since the Middle Holocene inferred from stable isotope records (δ15N, δ13C) of Lake Pupuke, Journal of Paleolimnology, 48, 351–366
15 Gebhardt, A.C., Ohlendorf, C., Niessen, F., de Batist, M., Anselmetti, F.S., Ariztegui, D, Kliem, P., Wastegård, S., Zolitschka, B., 2012, Seismic evidence of up to 200 m lake-level change in southern Patagonia since Marine Isotope Stage 4, Sedimentology, 59, 1087–1100
14 Davies, S.M., Abbott, P.M., Pearce, N.J.G., Wastegård, S. & Blockley, S.P.E., 2012, Integrating the INTIMATE records using tephrochronology: rising to the challenge, Quaternary Science Reviews, 36, 11–27
13 Abbott, P.M., Davies, S.M., Steffensen, J.P., Pearce, N.J.G., Bigler, M., Johnsen, S.J., Seierstad, I.K., Svensson, A. & Wastegård, S., 2012, A detailed framework of Marine Isotope Stages 4 and 5 volcanic events recorded in two Greenland ice-cores, Quaternary Science Reviews, 36, 59–77 
12 Wastegård, S., Boygle, J., 2012, Distal tephrochronology of NW Europe – the view from Sweden, Jökull, 62, 73–80 
11 Graham, R. M., De Boer, A. M., Heywood, K. J., Chapman, M.R. and Stevens, D.P., 2012, Southern Ocean fronts: Controlled by wind or topography?, J. of Geophysical Research – Oceans Vol. 117, C08018.DOI: 10.1029/2012JC007887
10 Partridge, D. P., Vrugt, J. A., Tunved, P., Ekman, A. M. L., Struthers, H., Sorooshian, A. Inverse modeling of cloud-aerosol interactions - Part B: Sensitivity tests on liquid phase clouds using a Markov Chain Monte Carlo based simulation approach. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2823–2847, 2012
9 Liu, X., Easter, R. C., Ghan, S. J., Zaveri, R., Rasch, P., Shi, X., Lamarque, J.-F., Gettelman, A., Morrison, H.,  Vitt, F., Conley, A., Park, S., Neale, R., Hannay, C., Ekman, A. M. L., Hess, P., Mahowald, N., Collins, W., Iacono, M. J., Bretherton, C. S., Flanner, M. G. and Mitchell, D., Toward a Minimal Representation of Aerosol Direct and Indirect Effects: Model Description and Evaluation. Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 709–739, 2012
8 Ekman, A. M. L., Hermann, M., Gross, P., Heintzenberg, J., Kim, D., Wang, C., Sub-micrometer Aerosol Particles in the Upper Troposphere/Lowermost Stratosphere as Measured by CARIBIC and Modeled Using the MIT-CAM3 Global Climate Model. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D11202, doi:10.1029/2011JD016777, 2012
7 Zábori, J., Krejci, R., Ekman, A. M. L., Mårtensson, E. M., Ström, J., de Leeuw, G. and Nilsson, E. D., Wintertime Arctic Ocean sea water properties and primary marine aerosol concentrations. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 10405–10421, 2012 
6 Ljungqvist, F.C., Krusic, P.J., Brattström, G., and Sundqvist, H.S., 2012, Northern Hemisphere temperature patterns in the last 12 centuries, Climate of the Past, 8: 227–249
5 Christiansen, B., and Ljungqvist, F.C., 2012, The extra-tropical Northern Hemisphere temperature in the last two millennia: Reconstructions of low-frequency variability, Climate of the Past, 8: 765–786
4 Støve, B., Ljungqvist, F.C., and Thejll, P., 2012, A test for non-linearity in temperature proxy records, Journal of Climate, 25: 7173–7186
3 Christiansen, B., and Ljungqvist, F.C., 2012, Reply to Comments on “Reconstruction of the extra-tropical NH mean temperature over the last millennium with a method that preserves low-frequency variability” by A. Moberg, Journal of Climate, 25, 7998–8003
2 Shi, F., Yang, B., Ljungqvist, F.C., and Yang, F., 2012, A new Arctic multi-proxy summer temperature reconstruction covering the past 1400 years with annual resolution, Climate Research, 54: 113–128
1 Mortin, J., Schrøder, T. M., Hansen, A. W., Holt, B., and McDonald, K. C., 2012, Mapping of seasonal freeze-thaw transitions across the pan-Arctic land and sea ice domains with satellite radar, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117(C8), C08004. doi:10.1029/2012JC008001 

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