Publications Prof. Dr. Jens O. Herrle

[59] Herrle, J.O., Spiegel., Läufer, A., de Vera, J.-P., 2021. Arbeitskreis Geologie und Geophysik der Polargebiete. Polarforschung, in press

[58] Galloway, J.M., Fensome, R.A., Swindles, G.T., Hadlari, T., Fath, J., Schröder-Adams, C., Herrle, J.O., Pugh, A., 2021. High Arctic Large Igneous Province Impacts on Arctic forests during the Hauterivian to early Aptian. Cretaceous Research, submitted.

[57] W. Dummann, C. Schröder-Adams, P. Hofmann, J. Rethemeyer, J.O. Herrle, 2021. Carbon isotope and sequence stratigraphy of the upper Isachsen Formation on Axel Heiberg Island (Nunavut, Canada): High Arctic expression of oceanic anoxic event 1a in a deltaic environment. Geosphere; doi:

[56] Gebühr C., Sheward R.M., Herrle J.O., Bollmann J., 2021. Strain-specific morphological response of the dominant calcifying phytoplankton species Emiliania huxleyi to salinity change. PLoS ONE 16(2): e0246745.

[55] Dummann, W., Steinig, S., Hofmann, P., Lenz, M., Kusch, S., Flögel, S., Herrle, J.O., Hallmann, C., Rethemeyer, J., Kasper, H.U., Wagner, T., 2021. Driving mechanisms of organic carbon burial in the Early Cretaceous South Atlantic Cape Basin (DSDP Site 361) Climate of the past 17 (1), 469-490.

[54] Dummann, A., Hofmann, P., Herrle, J.O., Wennrich, V., Wagner, T., 2021. A refined model of Early Cretaceous South Atlantic–Southern Ocean gateway evolution based on high-resolution data from DSDP Site 511 (Falkland Plateau). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 562, 110113.

[53] Schneider, S., Kelly, R.A., Mutterlose, J., Herrle, J.O., Hülse, P., Jolley, D.W., Schröder-Adams, C.J., Lopez-Mír, B.L., 2020. The Rollrock Section, northern Ellesmere Island, Canadian Arctic Islands: an outstanding Arctic climate archive of the Jurassic–Cretaceous transition and its macrofauna. Cretaceous Research, 114, 104508.

[52] Davies, M.A., Schröder-Adams, C.J., Herrle, J.O., Hülse, P., Schneider, S., 2020. Bottom water redox conditions and benthic foraminiferal morphogroup response in the Late Cretaceous Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada: Implications for Oceanic Anoxic Event 3. Cretaceous Research, 104449.

[51] Dummann, W., Steinig, S., Hofmann, P., Flögel, S., Osborne, A.H., Frank, M., Sheward, R.M. Herrle, J.O., Wagner, T., 2020. The impact of Early Cretaceous gateway evolution on ocean circulation and organic carbon burial in the emerging South Atlantic and Southern Ocean basins. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 530, 115890.

[50] Linge Johnsen S.A., Bollmann J., Gebühr C., Herrle J.O., 2019. Relationship between coccolith length and thickness in the coccolithophore species Emiliania huxleyi and Gephyrocapsa oceanica. PLoS ONE 14(8): e0220725. https://doi. org/10.1371/journal.pone.0220725

[49] Karas, C., Khélifi, N., Bahr, A., Naafs, B.D.A., Nürnberg, D., Herrle, J.O., 2019. Did North Atlantic cooling and freshening from 3.65–3.5 Ma precondition Northern Hemisphere ice sheet growth? Global and Planetary Change 185, 10308

[48] Schröder-Adams, C.J., Herrle, J.O., Selby, D., Quesnel, A., Froude, G., 2019. Influence of the High Arctic Igneous Province on the Cenomanian/Turonian boundary interval, Sverdrup Basin, High Canadian Arctic. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 511, 76-88.

[47] van de Schootbrugge, B., Richoz, B.S., Pross, J., Luppold, F.W., Hunze, S., Wonik, T., Blau, J., Meister, C., van der Weijst, C.M.H., Suand, G., Fraguas, A., Fiebig, J., Herrle, J.O., Guex, J., Little, C.T.S., Wignall, P.B., Püttmann, W., Oschmann, W., 2018. The Schandelah Scientific Drilling Project: A 25-million year record of Early Jurassic palaeo-environmental change from northern Germany. Newsletter on Stratigraphy,

[46]  Herrle, J.O., Bollmann, J., Gebühr, C., Schulz, H., Sheward, R., Giesenberg, A., 2018. Black Sea outflow response to Holocene meltwater events. Scientific Reports, 8, 4081: doi :

[45]   Davies, M.A., Schröder-Adams, C.J., Herrle, J.O., Hülse, P., Schneider, S., Quesnel, A., Harwood, D.M., 2018. Integrated bio-and carbon isotope-stratigraphy for the Upper Cretaceous Kanguk Formation of the High Arctic Sverdrup Basin, Canada. Geological Society of America, Bulletin, doi:

[44]   Wagner, T., Magill, C.R., Herrle, J.O., 2017. Carbon Isotopes. Encyclopedia of Geochemistry: A Comprehensive Reference Source on the Chemistry of the Earth. W. M. White. Cham, Springer International Publishing, 1-11.

[43]  Karas, C., Nürnberg, D., Bahr, A., Groeneveld, J., Herrle, J.O., Tiedemann, R., deMenocal, P.B., 2017. Pliocene oceanic seaways and global climate. Scientific Reports, 7, 39842, doi:

[42]   Gyawalia, B.R., Nishi, H., Takashima, R., Herrle, J.O., Takayanagia, H., Latild, J.-L., Iryua, Y., 2017. Upper Albian–upper Turonian calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy and chemostratigraphy in the Vocontian Basin, southeastern France. Newsletter on Stratigraphy, 50, 111-139.

[41]   Davis, W., Schröder-Adams, C.J., Galloway, J., Herrle, J.O., Pugh, A., 2016. U-Pb Geochronology of bentonites from the upper Cretaceous Kanguk Formation, Sverdrup Basin, Arctic Canada: Constraints on sedimentation rates, biostratigraphic correlations and the late magmatic history of the High Arctic Large Igneous Province. Geological Magazine, 154, 757-776.

[40]   Herrle, J.O., Schröder-Adams, C.J., Davis, W., Pugh, A.T., Galloway, J.M., Fath, J., 2015. Mid-Cretaceous High Arctic stratigraphy, climate, and oceanic anoxic events. Geology, 43, 403-406.

[39]   Wagner T., Herrle J.O., 2015. C-Isotopes. Encyclopedia of Marine Geosciences. J. Harff, M. Meschede, S. Petersen and J. Thiede. Dordrecht, Springer Netherlands, 1-8.

[38]   Schröder-Adams, C.J., Herrle, J.O., Embry, A.F., Haggart, J.W., Galloway, J.M., Pugh, A.T., Harwood, D.M., 2014. Aptian to Santonian foraminiferal biostratigraphy and paleoenvironmental change in the Sverdrup Basin as revealed at Glacier Fiord, Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 413, 81-100.

[37]   Pugh, A.T., Schröder-Adams, C.J., Carter, E.S., Herrle, J.O., Galloway, J.M., Haggart, Andrews, J.L., Hatsukano, K., 2014. Cenomanian to Santonian radiolarian biostratigraphy, carbon isotope stratigraphy and paleoenvironments of the Sverdrup Basin, Ellef Ringnes Island, Nunavut, Canada. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 413, 101-122.

[36]   McAnena, A., Flögel, S., Hofmann, P., Herrle, J.O., Griesand, A., Pross, J., Talbot, H.M., Rethemeyer, J., Wallmann, K., Wagner, T., 2013. Atlantic cooling associated with a marine biotic crisis during the mid-Cretaceous period. Nature Geoscience, 6, 558-561.

[35]   Schröder-Adams, C., Herrle, J.O., Tu, T., 2012. Albian to Santonian carbon isotope excursions and faunal extinctions in the Canadian Western Interior Sea: Recognition of eustatic sea-level controls on a forebulge setting. Sedimentary Geology, 281, 50-58.

[34]   Pälike, H., Lyle, M.W.L., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Ridgwell, A., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., Acton, G., Anderson, L. Backman, J., Baldauf, J., Beltran, C., Bohaty, S.M., Bown, P., Busch, W., Channell, J.E.T., Chun, C.O.J., Delaney, M., Dewangan, P., Dunkley Jones, T., Edgar, K.M., Evans, H., Fitch, P., Foster, G.L., Gussone, N., Hasegawa, H., Hathorne, E.C., Hayashi, H., Herrle, J.O., et al., 2012. A Cenozoic record of the equatorial Pacific carbonate compensation depth. Nature, 488, 609-615.

[33]   Lyle, M., Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the IODP Expeditions 320/321 Scientific Party (incl. Herrle, J.O.), 2010. The Pacific Equatorial Age Transect, IODP Expeditions 320 and 321: Building a 50-Million-Year-Long Environmental Record of the Equatorial Pacific. Scientific Drilling, 9, 4-15. doi:10.2204/

[32]   Linnert, C., Mutterlose, J., Herrle, J.O., 2011. Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian–Maastrichtian) calcareous nannofossils from Goban Spur (DSDP Sites 549, 551): Implications for the palaeoceanography of the proto North Atlantic. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 299, 507-528.

[31]   Herrle, J.O., Kößler, P. Bollmann, J., 2010. Palaeoceanographic differences of early Late Aptian black shale events in the Vocontian Basin (SE France). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 297, 367-376.

[30]   Gischler, E., Ginsburg, R.N., Herrle, J.O., Prasad, S., 2010. Pleistocene shelf development in southern Belize, Central America. Sedimentology, 57, 1049-1068.

[29]   Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Lyle, M., Raffi, I., Klaus, A., Gamage, K., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists (including J.O. Herrle), 2009. Pacific Equatorial Transect. IODP Preliminary Report, 320. doi:10.2204/

[28]   Bollmann, J., Herrle, J.O., Cortez, M., Fielding, S.R., 2009. The effect of sea water salinity on the morphology of Emiliania huxleyi in plankton and sediment samples. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 284, 320-328.

[27]   Fielding, S.R., Herrle, J.O., Bollmann, J., Worden, R.H., Montagnes, D.J.S., 2009. Assessing the applicability of Emiliania huxleyi coccolith morphometry as a sea surface salinity proxy. Limnology and Oceanography, 54, 1475-1480.

[26]   Friedrich, O., Herrle, J.O., Cooper, M.J., Erbacher, J., Wilson, P.A., Hemleben, C., 2009. The early Maastrichtian carbon cycle perturbation and cooling event: implications from the South Atlantic Ocean. Paleoceanography, DOI: 10.1029/2008PA001654

[25]   Mutterlose, J., Bornemann, A., Herrle, J.O., 2009. The Aptian – Albian cold snap: Evidence for “mid” Cretaceous icehouse interludes. Consequences of moderate 25,000 year lasting emission of light CO2 into the mid-Cretaceous ocean. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Palaeontologie, Abhandlungen, 252, 217-225.

[24]   Wagner, T., Herrle, J.O., Damste, S.J.S., Schouten, S., Stüsser, I., Hofmann, P., 2008. Rapid warming and salinity changes of Cretaceous surface waters in the subtropical North Atlantic. Geology, 36, 203-206.

[23]   Wagner, T., Wallmann, K., Herrle, J.O., Hofmann, P., Stüsser, I., 2007. Consequences of moderate 25,000 year lasting emission of light CO2 into the mid-Cretaceous ocean. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 259, 200-211.

[22]   Bollmann, J., Herrle, J.O., 2007. Morphological variation of Emiliania huxleyi: A new tool for reconstructing sea water salinities. Earth and Planetary Science Letter, 255, 273-288.

[21]   Pälike, H., Norris, R.D., Herrle, J.O., Wilson, P.A, Coxall, H.K., Lear, C.H., Shackleton, N.J., Tripati, A.K., Bridget, S.W., 2006. The heartbeat of the Oligocene climate system. Science, 314, 1894-1898.

[20]   Gregory, F.J., Armstrong, H.A., Boomer, I., Gersonde, R., Harding, I., Herrle, J.O., Lazarus, D., Schmidt, D.N., Schoenfeld, J., Young, J.R., 2006. Celebrating 25 years of advances in micropalaeontology: a review. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 25, 97-112.

[19]   Heimhofer, U., Hochuli, P.A., Herrle, J.O. & Weissert, H. 2006. Contrasting origins of Early Cretaceous black shales in the Vocontian basin: Evidence from palynological and calcareous nannofossil records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 235, 93-109.

[18]   Bornemann, A., Pross, J., Reichelt, K., Herrle, J.O., Hemleben, C. & Mutterlose, J., 2005. Reconstruction of short-term palaeoceanographic changes during the formation of the 'Niveau Breistroffer' (OAE 1d, SE France). Journal of the Geological Society of London, 162, 623-639.

[17]   Friedrich, O., Herrle, J.O. & Hemleben, C., 2005. Climatic changes in the Late Campanian through Early Maastrichtian: Micropaleontological and stable isotopic evidence from the Kronsmoor section (northern Germany). Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 35, 228-247.

[16]   Mutterlose, J., Bornemann, A. & Herrle, J.O., 2005. Mesozoic calcareous nannofossils – state of the art. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 79, 113-134.

[15]   Herrle, J.O. & Bollmann, J., 2004. Accuracy and reproducibility of absolute nannoplankton abundances using different filtration techniques. Marine Micropaleontology, 53, 389-404.

[14]   Hoogakker, B.A.A., Rothwell, R.G., Rohling, E.J., Paterne, M., Stow, D.A.V. & Herrle, J.O., Clayton, T., 2004. Aridity episodes during the last glacial cycle recorded in calcium carbonate records from the western Mediterranean Sea. Marine Geology, 211, 21-43.

[13]   Herrle, J.O., Kößler, P., Friedrich, O., Erlenkeuser, H. & Hemleben, C., 2004. High-resolution carbon isotope stratigraphy of the Aptian to Lower Albian: a tool for reconstructing paleoceanographic changes and paleobiological evolution. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 218, 149-161.

[12]   Heimhofer, U., Hochuli, P. A., Herrle, J.O., Andersen, N. & Weissert, H., 2004. Lack of vegetation change and only moderate changes in palaeoatmospheric CO2 concentrations across OAE 1a: Evidence from the Early Aptian Niveau Goguel (Vocontian Basin, SE France). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 223, 303-318.

[11]   Friedrich, O., Herrle, J.O., Kößler, P. & Hemleben, C., 2004. Early Maastrichtian stable isotopes: Deep water signal as an alternative to Antarctic glaciation. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 211, 171-184.

[10]   Westphal, H., Munnecke, A., Pross, J. & Herrle, J.O., 2004. The origin of Cretaceous pelagic limestone-marl alternations (DSDP Site 391, Blake-Bahama Basin) - A multi-proxy approach poses new questions. Sedimentology, 51, 69-82.

[9]  Wortmann, U.G., Herrle, J.O. & Weissert, H., 2004. Altered carbon cycling and coupled changes in Early Cretaceous weathering patterns: Evidence from integrated Tethyan isotope and sandstone records. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 220, 69-82.

[8]  Herrle, J.O., 2003. Reconstructing nutricline dynamics of mid-Cretaceous oceans: Evidence from calcareous nannofossils from the Niveau Paquier black shale (SE France). Marine Micropaleontology, 47, 307-321.

[7]  Herrle, J.O. & Mutterlose, J., 2003. Calcareous nannofossils from the Aptian - early Albian of SE France: Paleoecological and biostratigraphic implications. Cretaceous Research, 24, 1-22.

[6]  Herrle, J.O., Pross, J., Friedrich, O. & Hemleben, C., 2003. Short-term environmental changes in the Cretaceous Tethyan Ocean: Micropaleontological evidence from the Early Albian Oceanic Anoxic Event 1b. Terra Nova, 15, 14-19.

[5]  Herrle, J.O., Pross, J., Friedrich, O., Kößler, P. & Hemleben, C., 2003. Forcing mechanisms for mid-Cretaceous black shale formation: Evidence from the Upper Aptian and Lower Albian of the Vocontian Basin (SE France). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 190, 399-426.

[4]  Friedrich, O., Reichelt, K., Herrle., J.O., Lehmann, J., Pross, J. & Hemleben, C., 2003. Formation of the Late Aptian Niveau Fallot black shales in the Vocontian Basin (SE France): Evidence from planktic and benthic foraminifera, palynomorphs, and stable isotopes. Marine Micropaleontology, 49, 65-85.

[3]  Herrle, J.O., 2002. Paleoceanographic and Paleoclimatic Implications on Mid-Cretaceous Black Shale Formation in the Vocontian Basin and the Atlantic: Evidence from Calcareous Nannofossils and Stable Isotopes. Tübinger Mikropaläontologische Mitteilungen, 27, pp. 144.

[2]  Kößler, P., Herrle, J.O., Erbacher, J., Appel, E. & Hemleben, C., 2001. Magnetic records of climatic cycles from mid-Cretaceous hemipelagic sediments of the Vocontian Basin (SE-France). Cretaceous Research, 22, 321-331.

[1]  Geisen, M., Bollmann, J., Herrle, J.O., Mutterlose, J. & Young, J., 1999. Calibration of the random settling technique for calculation of absolute abundances of calcareous nannoplankton. Micropaleontology, 45, 437-442.