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Behrens, M.K., Pahnke, K., Paffrath, R., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.J., 2018. Rare earth element distributions in the West Pacific: Trace element sources and conservative vs. non-conservative behavior. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 486, 166-177.

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Beck, M., Reckhardt, A., Amelsberg, J., Bartholomä, A., Brumsack, H.J., Cypionka, H., Dittmar, T., Engelen, B., Greskowiak, J., Hillebrand, H., Holtappels, M., Neuholz, R., Köster, J., Kuypers, M.M.M., Massmann, G., Meier, D., Niggemann, J., Paffrath, R., Pahnke, K., Rovo, S., Striebel, M., Vandieken, V., Wehrmann, A., Zielinski, O., 2017. The drivers of biogeochemistry in beach ecosystems: A cross-shore transect from the dunes to the low water line. Marine Chemistry 190, 35-50.

Böning, P., Ehlert, C., Niggemann, J., Schnetger, B., Pahnke, K., 2017. Thallium dynamics in the Weser estuary (NW Germany). Estuarine and Coastal Shelf Science 187, 146–151.

Clift, P.D., Zheng, H., Carter, A., Böning, P., Schorr, H., Shan, X., Jonell, T.N., Pahnke, K., Rittenour, T.M., 2017. Controls on erosion in the western Tarim Basin: Implications for the uplift of northwest Tibet and Pamirs. Geosphere 13, 1-19.

Filippova, A., Frank, M., Kienast, M., Rickli, J., Hathorne, E.C., Yashayaev, I., Böning, P., Pahnke, K., 2017. Water mass circulation and weathering inputs in the Labrador Sea based on coupled Hf-Nd isotope composition and rare earth element distribution. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 199, 164-184.

Grasse, P., Bosse, L., Hathorne, E.C., Böning, P., Pahnke, K., Frank, M., 2017. Short-term variability of dissolved rare earth elements and neodymium isotopes in the entire water column of the Panama Basin. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 475, 242-253.

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Liu, C., Clift, P.D., Carter, A., Böning, P., Hu, Z., Sun, Z., Pahnke, K., 2017. Controls on modern erosion and the development of the Pearl River drainage in the late Paleogene. Marine Geology 394, 52-68.

Manecki, M., Böning, P., Lofthouse, S., McSheehy Ducos, S., 2017. Accurate determination of arsenic and selenium in environmental samples using the Thermo Scientific iCAP TQ ICP-MS. ThermoScientific Application Note 43285.

Osborne, A.H., Hathorne, E.C., Schijf, J., Plancherel, Y., Böning, P., Frank, M., 2017. The potential of sedimentary foraminiferal rare earth element patterns to trace water masses in the past. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 18, 1550-1568.


Behrens, M.K., Muratli, J.M., Pradoux, C., Wu, Y., Böning, P., Brumsack, H.J., Goldstein, S.L., Haley, B.A., Jeandel, C., Paffrath, R., Pena, L.D., Schnetger, B., Pahnke, K., 2016. Rapid and precise analysis of rare earth elements in small volumes of seawater - method and intercomparison. Marine Chemistry 186, 110-120, doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2016.08.006.

Doering, K., Ehlert, C., Grasse, P., Crosta, X., Fleury, S., Frank, M., Schneider, R., 2016. Differences between mono-generic and mixed diatom silicon isotope compositions trace present and past nutrient utilisation off Peru. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 177, 30-47. doi: doi:10.1016/j.gca.2015.12.029.

Ehlert C., Reckhardt A., Greskowiak J., Liguori B. T. P., Böning P., Paffrath R., Brumsack H.-J. and Pahnke K., 2016. Transformation of silicon in a sandy beach ecosystem: Insights from stable silicon isotopes from fresh and saline groundwaters. Chem. Geol. 440, 207–218. doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.07.015.

Fröllje, H., Pahnke, K., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J., Dulai, H., Fitzsimmons, J.N., 2016. Hawaiian imprint on dissolved Nd and Ra isotopes and rare earth elements in the central North Pacific: local survey and seasonal variability Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 189, 110-131.

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Meinhardt, A.K., Pahnke, K., Böning, P., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.J., 2016. Climate change and response in bottom water circulation and sediment provenance in the Central Arctic Ocean since the Last Glacial. Marine Chemistry 427, 98-108. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.02.019.

Ronge, T., Tiedemann, R., Lamy, F., Köhler, P., Alloway, B., De Pol-Holz, R., Pahnke, K., Southon, J., Wacker, L., 2016. Radiocarbon constraints on the extent and evolution of the South Pacific glacial carbon pool. Nature Communications 7, 11487. doi:10.1038/ncomms11487.

Struve, T., van de Flierdt, T., Robinson, L.F., Bradtmiller, L.I., Hines, S.K., Adkins, J.F., Lambelet, M., Crocket, K.C., Kreissig, K., Coles, B., Auro, M.E., 2016. Neodymium isotope analyses after combined extraction of actinide and lanthanide elements from seawater and deep-sea coral aragonite. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 17, 232–240. doi:10.1002/2015GC006130.

Wu, J., Böning, P., Pahnke, K., Tachikawa, K., de Lange, G.J., 2016. Unraveling North-African riverine and eolian contributions to central Mediterranean sediments during Holocene sapropel S1 formation. Quaternary Science Reviews 152, 31-48.


Basak, C., Pahnke, K., Frank, M., Lamy, F., Gersonde, R., 2015. Neodymium isotopic characterization of Ross Sea Bottom Water and its advection through the southern South Pacific. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 419, 211-221.

Böning, P., Shaw, T., Pahnke, K., Brumsack, H.-J., 2015. Nickel as indicator of fresh organic matter in upwelling sediments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 162, 99-108.

Ehlert, C., Grasse, P., Gutiérrez, D., Frank, M., 2015. Nutrient utilisation and weathering Inputs in the Peruvian upwelling since the Little Ice Age. Climate of the Past 11, 187-202. doi:10.5194/cp-11-187-2015.

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Stichel, T., Hartman, A.E., Duggan, B., Goldstein, S.L., Scher, H., Pahnke, K., 2015. Separating biogeochemical cycling of neodymium from water mass mixing in the Eastern North Atlantic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 412, 245-260.


Anderson, R.F., Barker, S., Fleisher, M.Q., Gersonde, R., Goldstein, S.L., Kuhn, G., Mortyn, P.G., Pahnke, K., Sachs, J.P., 2014. Biological response to millennial variability of dust supply in the Subantarctic South Atlantic Ocean. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A 372.

Ehlert, C., Grasse, P., Gutiérrez, D., Salvatteci, R., Frank, M., 2014. Nutrient Utilisation and Weathering Inputs in the Peruvian Upwelling Region since the Little Ice Age. Climate of the Past Discussions 10, 3357–3396.

Friedrich, T., Timmermann, A., Stichel, T., Pahnke, K., 2014. Ocean circulation reconstructions from εNd: A model-based feasibility study. Paleoceanography 29, 1003-1023.

Winde, V., Böttcher, M.E., Escher, P., Böning, P., Beck, M., Liebezeit, G., Schneider, B., 2014. Tidal and spatial variations of (DIC)-C-13 and aquatic chemistry in a temperate tidal basin during winter time. Journal of Marine Systems 129, 396-404.


Bard, E., Ménot, G., Rostek, F., Licari, L., Böning, P., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Wang, Y., Heaton, T.J., 2013. Radiocarbon Calibration/Comparison Records Based on Marine Sediments from the Pakistan and Iberian Margins. Radiocarbon 55, 1999-2019.

Basak, C., Martin, E.E., 2013. Antarctic weathering and carbonate compensation at the Eocene-Oligocene transition. Nature Geoscience 3, 770-773.

Beck, M., Böning, P., Schückel, U., Stiehl, T., Schnetger, B., Rullkötter, J., Brumsack, H.-J., 2013. Consistent assessment of trace metal contamination in surface sediments and suspended particulate matter: A case study from the Jade Bay in NW Germany. Marine Pollution Bulletin 70, 100-111.

Ehlert, C., Grasse, P., Frank, M., 2013. Changes in silicate utilisation and upwelling intensity off Peru since the Last Glacial Maximum – insights from silicon and neodymium isotopes. Quaternary Science Reviews 72, 18-35.

Grasse, P., Ehlert, C., Frank, M., 2013. The influence of water mass mixing on the dissolved Si isotope composition in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 380, 60-71.

Hu, D., Clift, P.D., Böning, P., Hannigan, R., Hillier, S., Blusztajn, J., Wan, S., Fuller, D.Q., 2013. Holocene evolution in weathering and erosion patterns in the Pearl River delta. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 14, 2349-2368.


Böning, P., Fröllje, H., Beck, M., Schnetger, B., Brumsack, H.-J., 2012. Underestimation of the authigenic fraction of Cu and Ni in organic-rich sediments. Marine Geology 323–325, 24-28.

Cao, Z., Frank, M., Dai, M., Grasse, P., Ehlert, C., 2012. Silicon isotope constraints on sources and utilization of silicic acid in the northern South China Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 97, 88-104.

Clark, P.U., Shakun, J.D., Baker, P.A., Bartlein, P.J., Brewer, S., Brook, E., Carlson, A.E., Cheng, H., Kaufman, D.S., Liu, Z., Marchitto, T.M., Mix, A.C., Morrill, C., Otto-Bliesner, B.L., Pahnke, K., Russell, J.M., Whitlock, C., Adkins, J.F., Blois, J.L., Clark, J., Colman, S.M., Curry, W.B., Flower, B.P., He, F., Johnson, T.C., Lynch-Stieglitz, J., Markgraf, V., McManus, J., Mitrovica, J.X., Moreno, P.I., Williams, J.W., 2012. Global climate evolution during the last deglaciation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109, E1134-E1142.

Ehlert, C., Grasse, P., Mollier-Vogel, E., Böschen, T., Franz, J., de Souza, G.F., Reynolds, B.C., Stramma, L., Frank, M., 2012. Factors controlling the silicon isotope distribution in waters and surface sediments of the Peruvian coastal upwelling. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 99, 128-145.

Etourneau, J., Ehlert, C., Frank, M., Martinez, P., Schneider, R., 2012. Contribution of changes in opal productivity and nutrient distribution in the coastal upwelling systems to Late Pliocene/Early Pleistocene climate cooling. Climate of the Past 8, 1435-1445.

Hu, D., Böning, P., Köhler, C.M., Hillier, S., Pressling, N., Wan, S., Brumsack, H.J., Clift, P.D., 2012. Deep sea records of the continental weathering and erosion response to East Asian monsoon intensification since 14ka in the South China Sea. Chemical Geology 326–327, 1-18.

Limmer, D.R., Böning, P., Giosan, L., Ponton, C., Köhler, C.M., Cooper, M.J., Tabrez, A.R., Clift, P.D., 2012. Geochemical record of Holocene to Recent sedimentation on the Western Indus continental shelf, Arabian Sea. Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 13, Q01008.

Pahnke, K., van de Flierdt, T., Jones, K., Lambelet, M., Hemming, S.R., Goldstein, S.L., 2012. GEOTRACES intercalibration of neodymium isotopes and rare earth element concentrations in seawater and suspended particles - Part 2: systematic tests and baseline profiles. Limnology and Oceanography - Methods 10, 252-269.

van de Flierdt, T., Pahnke, K., GEOTRACES intercalibration participants, 2012. GEOTRACES intercalibration of neodymium isotopes and rare earth element concentrations in seawater and suspended particles – Part 1: reproducibility of results for the international intercomparison. Limnology and Oceanography - Methods 10, 234-251.


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