Institute of Geography


Paleoclimate reconstruction over the last glacial cycle

Lipid biomarkers (d13C, dD) in paleo-loess-sequences

10 Be surface exposure dating of former glacial landforms

Research regions: Central Andes, the swiss middle land, Siberia, Armenia


SNF Project:

Number of items: 51.

Journal Article

Hofmann, Felix Martin; Groos, Alexander R.; Garcia Morabito, Ezequiel; Struck, Julian; Gnägi, Christian; Scharf, Andreas; Rugel, Georg; Merchel, Silke; Zech, Roland (2024). A regional assessment of the deglaciation history of the Swiss Plateau based on newly obtained and re-evaluated Be-10 cosmic-ray exposure ages. Quaternary science advances, 13 Elsevier 10.1016/j.qsa.2023.100124

Prochnow, Maximilian; Strobel, Paul; Bliedtner, Marcel; Struck, Julian; Bittner, Lucas; Szidat, Sönke; Salazar Quintero, Gary Abdiel; Schneider, Heike; Acharya, Sudip; Zech, Michael; Zech, Roland (2023). Summer paleohydrology during the Late Glacial and Early Holocene based on δ2H and δ18O from Bichlersee, Bavaria. Scientific Reports, 13(1), p. 18487. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/s41598-023-45754-4

Acharya, Sudip; Prochnow, Maximilian; Kasper, Thomas; Langhans, Linda; Frenzel, Peter; Strobel, Paul; Bliedtner, Marcel; Daut, Gerhard; Berndt, Christopher; Szidat, Sönke; Salazar, Gary; Schwalb, Antje; Zech, Roland (2023). A 1100-year multi-proxy palaeoenvironmental record from Lake Höglwörth, Bavaria, Germany. E&G quaternary science journal, 72(2), pp. 219-234. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/egqsj-72-219-2023

Bliedtner, Marcel; Strobel, Paul; Struck, Julian; Salazar, Gary; Szidat, Sönke; Nowaczyk, Norbert; Bazarradnaa, Enkhtuya; Lloren, Ronald; Dubois, Nathalie; Haberzettl, Torsten; Zech, Roland (2022). Holocene Temperature Variations in Semi-Arid Central Mongolia—A Chronological and Sedimentological Perspective From a 7400-year Lake Sediment Record From the Khangai Mountains. Frontiers in Earth Science, 10 Frontiers Media 10.3389/feart.2022.910782

Struck, Julian; Bliedtner, Marcel; Strobel, Paul; Taylor, William; Biskop, Sophie; Plessen, Birgit; Klaes, Björn; Bittner, Lucas; Jamsranjav, Bayarsaikhan; Salazar, Gary; Szidat, Sönke; Brenning, Alexander; Bazarradnaa, Enkhtuya; Glaser, Bruno; Zech, Michael; Zech, Roland (2022). Central Mongolian lake sediments reveal new insights on climate change and equestrian empires in the Eastern Steppes. Scientific reports, 12(1), p. 2829. Springer Nature 10.1038/s41598-022-06659-w

Bliedtner, Marcel; Struck, Julian; Strobel, Paul; Salazar, Gary; Szidat, Sönke; Bazarradnaa, Enkhtuya; Lloren, Ronald; Dubois, Nathalie; Zech, Roland (2021). Late Holocene climate changes in the Altai Region based on a first high‐resolution biomarker isotope record from Lake Khar Nuur. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(20) American Geophysical Union 10.1029/2021GL094299

Zech, Michael; Lerch, Marcel; Bliedtner, Marcel; Bromm, Tobias; Seemann, Fabian; Szidat, Sönke; Salazar, Gary; Zech, Roland; Glaser, Bruno; Haas, Jean Nicolas; Schäfer, Dieter; Geitner, Clemens (2021). Revisiting the subalpine Mesolithic site Ullafelsen in the Fotsch Valley, Stubai Alps, Austria – new insights into pedogenesis and landscape evolution from leaf-wax-derived n-alkanes, black carbon and radiocarbon dating. E&G quaternary science journal, 70(2), pp. 171-186. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/egqsj-70-171-2021

Strobel, Paul; Bliedtner, Marcel; Carr, Andrew S.; Frenzel, Peter; Klaes, Björn; Salazar, Gary; Struck, Julian; Szidat, Sönke; Zech, Roland; Haberzettl, Torsten (2021). Holocene sea level and environmental change at the southern Cape – an 8.5 kyr multi-proxy paleoclimate record from Lake Voëlvlei, South Africa. Climate of the past, 17(4), pp. 1567-1586. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/cp-17-1567-2021

Hepp, Johannes; Schäfer, Imke Kathrin; Lanny, Verena; Franke, Jörg; Bliedtner, Marcel; Rozanski, Kazimierz; Glaser, Bruno; Zech, Michael; Eglinton, Timothy Ian; Zech, Roland (2020). Evaluation of bacterial glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether and 2H–18O biomarker proxies along a central European topsoil transect. Biogeosciences, 17(3), pp. 741-756. European Geosciences Union 10.5194/bg-17-741-2020

Bliedtner, Marcel; von Suchodoletz, Hans; Schäfer, Imke; Welte, Caroline; Salazar, Gary; Szidat, Sönke; Haas, Mischa; Dubois, Nathalie; Zech, Roland (2020). Age and origin of leaf wax n-alkanes in fluvial sediment–paleosol sequences and implications for paleoenvironmental reconstructions. Hydrology and earth system sciences, 24(4), pp. 2105-2120. European Geosciences Union EGU 10.5194/hess-24-2105-2020

Lerch, Marcel; Bliedtner, Marcel; Roettig, Christopher-Bastian; Schmidt, Jan-Uwe; Szidat, Sönke; Salazar Quintero, Gary Abdiel; Zech, Roland; Glaser, Bruno; Kleber, Arno; Zech, Michael (2018). Lipid biomarkers in aeolian sediments under desert pavements – potential and first results from the Black Rock Desert, Utah, USA, and Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain. E&G quaternary science journal, 66(2), pp. 103-108. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/egqsj-66-103-2018

Wüthrich, Lorenz Andreas; Garcia Morabito, Ezequiel; Zech, Jana; Trauerstein, Mareike; Veit, Heinz; Gnägi, Christian; Merchel, Silke; Scharf, Andreas; Rugel, Georg; Christl, Marcus; Zech, Roland (2018). 10Be surface exposure dating of the last deglaciation in the Aare Valley, Switzerland. Swiss journal of geosciences, 111(1-2), pp. 295-303. Birkhäuser 10.1007/s00015-018-0298-3

Struck, Julian; Roettig, Christopher B.; Faust, Dominik; Zech, Roland (2018). Leaf waxes from aeolianite–paleosol sequences on Fuerteventura and their potential for paleoenvironmental and climate reconstructions in the arid subtropics. E&G quaternary science journal, 66(2), pp. 109-114. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/egqsj-66-109-2018

Bliedtner, Marcel; Schäfer, Imke Kathrin; Zech, Roland; von Suchodoletz, Hans (2018). Leaf wax n-alkanes in modern plants and topsoils from eastern Georgia (Caucasus) - implications for reconstructing regional paleovegetation. Biogeosciences, 15(12), pp. 3927-3936. European Geosciences Union 10.5194/bg-15-3927-2018

Haas, Mischa; Bliedtner, Marcel; Borodynkin, Igor; Salazar Quintero, Gary Abdiel; Szidat, Sönke; Eglinton, Timothy Ian; Zech, Roland (2017). Radiocarbon Dating of Leaf Waxes in the Loess-Paleosol Sequence Kurtak, Central Siberia. Radiocarbon, 59(01), pp. 165-176. Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona 10.1017/RDC.2017.1

Zech, Michael; Kreutzer, Sebastian; Zech, Roland; Goslar, Tomasz; Meszner, Sascha; McIntyre, Cameron; Häggi, Christoph; Eglinton, Timothy; Faust, Dominik; Fuchs, Markus (2017). Comparative 14C and OSL dating of loess-paleosol sequences to evaluate post-depositional contamination of n-alkane biomarkers. Quaternary Research, 87(1), pp. 180-189. Cambridge University Press 10.1017/qua.2016.7

Veit, Heinz; Trauerstein, Mareike; Preusser, Frank; Messmer, Tobias; Gnägi, Christian; Zech, Roland; Wüthrich, Lorenz Andreas (2017). Late Glacial/Early Holocene slope deposits on the Swiss Plateau: Genesis and palaeo-environment. Catena, 158, pp. 102-112. Elsevier 10.1016/j.catena.2017.06.012

Zech, Jana; Terrizzano, Carla; Garcia Morabito, Ezequiel; Veit, Heinz; Zech, Roland (2017). Timing and extent of late pleistocene glaciation in the arid Central Andes of Argentina and Chile (22°-41°S). Cuadernos de investigación geográfica, 43(2), pp. 697-718. Universidad de La Rioja 10.18172/cig.3235

Terrizzano, Carla; García Morabito, E.; Christl, M.; Likerman, J.; Tobal, J.; Yamin, M.; Zech, Roland (2017). Climatic and Tectonic forcing on alluvial fans in the Southern Central Andes. Quaternary science reviews, 172, pp. 131-141. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.08.002

Wüthrich, Lorenz Andreas; Bliedtner, Marcel; Schäfer, Imke Kathrin; Zech, Jana; Shajari, Fatemeh; Gaar, Dorian; Preusser, Frank; Salazar Quintero, Gary Abdiel; Szidat, Sönke; Zech, Roland (2017). Late Quaternary climate and environmental reconstruction based on leaf wax analyses in the loess sequence of Möhlin, Switzerland. Eiszeitalter und Gegenwart E&G / E&G Quaternary science journal, 66(2), pp. 91-100. 10.5194/egqsj-66-91-2017

Wüthrich, Lorenz Andreas; Brändli, Claudio; Braucher, Régis; Veit, Heinz; Haghipour, Negar; Terrizzano, Carla; Christl, Marcus; Gnägi, Christian; Zech, Roland (2017). 10Be depth profiles in glacial sediments on the Swiss Plateau: deposition age, denudation and (pseudo-) inheritance. E&G quaternary science journal, 66(2), pp. 57-68. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/egqsj-66-57-2017

Schäfer, Imke Kathrin; Bliedtner, Marcel; Wolf, Daniel; Faust, Dominik; Zech, Roland (2016). Evidence for humid conditions during the last glacial from leaf wax patterns in the loess–paleosol sequence El Paraíso, Central Spain. Quaternary International, 407, pp. 64-73. Pergamon Press 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.01.061

Zhu, D.; Peng, S.; Ciais, P.; Zech, Roland; Krinner, G.; Zimov, S.; Grosse, G. (2016). Simulating soil organic carbon in yedoma deposits during the Last Glacial Maximum in a land surface model. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(10), pp. 5133-5142. American Geophysical Union 10.1002/2016GL068874

Schäfer, Imke Kathrin; Lanny, Verena; Franke, Jörg; Eglinton, Timothy I.; Zech, Michael; Vysloužilová, Barbora; Zech, Roland (2016). Leaf waxes in litter and topsoils along a European transect. SOIL, 2(4), pp. 551-564. Copernicus 10.5194/soil-2-551-2016

Tuthorn, M.; Zech, Roland; Ruppenthal, M.; Oelmann, Y.; Kahmen, A.; del Valle, H. F.; Eglinton, T.; Rozanski, K.; Zech, M. (2015). Coupling delta H-2 and delta O-18 biomarker results yields information on relative humidity and isotopic composition of precipitation - a climate transect validation study. Biogeosciences, 12(12), pp. 3913-3924. European Geosciences Union 10.5194/bg-12-3913-2015

Zech, Michael; Zech, Roland; Rozanski, Kazimierz; Gleixner, Gerd; Zech, Wolfgang (2015). Do n-alkane biomarkers in soils/sediments reflect the δ 2-H isotopic composition of precipitation? A case study from Mt. Kilimanjaro and implications for paleoaltimetry and paleoclimate research. Isotopes in environmental and health studies, 51(4), pp. 508-524. Taylor & Francis 10.1080/10256016.2015.1058790

Häggi, C.; Zech, Roland; McIntyre, C.; Zech, M.; Eglinton, T. I. (2014). On the stratigraphic integrity of leaf-wax biomarkers in loess paleosols. Biogeosciences, 11(9), pp. 2455-2463. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/bg-11-2455-2014

Suter, I.; Zech, Roland; Anet, J. G.; Peter, T. (2014). Impact of geomagnetic excursions on atmospheric chemistry and dynamics. Climate of the past, 10(3), pp. 1183-1194. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/cp-10-1183-2014

Terrizzano, Carla; Cortés, José M.; Zech, Roland; García Morabito, Ezequiel (2014). Drainage anomalies as indicators of soft-linked deformation zones between neotectonic structural highs in the Precordillera, Central Andes of Argentina. Geomorphology, 224, pp. 1-15. Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.07.004

Zech, Roland (2012). A permafrost glacial hypothesis – Permafrost carbon might help explaining the Pleistocene ice ages. Eiszeitalter und Gegenwart E&G / Quaternary science journal, 61(1), pp. 84-92. Geozon Science Media 10.3285/eg.61.1.07

May, Jan-Hendrik; Zech, Jana; Zech, Roland; Preusser, Frank; Argollo, Jaime; Kubik, Peter W.; Veit, Heinz (2011). Reconstruction of a complex late Quaternary glacial landscape in the Cordillera de Cochabamba (Bolivia) based on a morphostratigraphic and multiple dating approach. Quaternary Research, 76(1), pp. 106-118. Egg: Elsevier 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.05.003

Zech, Roland; Zech, Jana; Kull, Christoph; Kubrik, Peter W.; Veit, Heinz (2011). Early last glacial maximum in the southern Central Andes reveals northward shift of the westerlies at similar to 39 ka. Climate of the past, 7(1), pp. 41-46. Göttingen: Copernicus Publications 10.5194/cp-7-41-2011

Zech, Jana; Zech, Roland; May, Jan-Hendrik; Kubik, Peter W.; Veit, Heinz (2010). Lateglacial and early Holocene glaciation in the tropical Andes caused by La Niña-like conditions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 293(1-2), pp. 248-254. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.05.026

Zech, Jana; Zech, Roland; Kubik, Peter W.; Veit, Heinz (2009). Glacier and climate reconstruction at Tres Lagunas, NW Argentina, based on 10Be surface exposure dating and lake sediment analyses. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 284(3-4), pp. 180-190. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.09.023

Kull, Christoph; Imhof, Samuel; Grosjean, Martin; Zech, Roland; Veit, Heinz (2008). Late Pleistocene glaciation in the Central Andes: Temperature versus humidity control A case study from the eastern Bolivian Andes (17°S) and regional synthesis. Global and planetary change, 60(1-2), pp. 148-164. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.03.011

May, Jan-Hendrik; Zech, Roland; Veit, Heinz (2008). Late Quaternary paleosol sediment-sequences and landscape evolution along the Andean piedmont, Bolivian Chaco. Geomorphology, 98(1-2), pp. 34-54. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.geomorph.2007.02.025

Zech, Michael; Zech, Roland; Zech, Wolfgang; Glaser, Bruno; Brodowski, Sonja; Amelung, Wulf (2008). Characterisation and palaeoclimate of a loess-like permafrost palaeosol sequence in NE Siberia. Geoderma, 143(3-4), pp. 281-295. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science 10.1016/j.geoderma.2007.11.012

Zech, Roland; May, Jan-Hendrik; Kull, Christoph; Ilgner, Jana; Kubik, Peter W.; Veit, Heinz (2008). Timing of the late Quaternary glaciation in the Andes from 15 to 40° S. Journal of quaternary science JQS, 23(6-7), pp. 635-647. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10.1002/jqs.1200

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). Exposure dating of Late Glacial and pre-LGM moraines in the Cordon de Doña Rosa, Northern/Central Chile (~ 31°S). Climate of the past, 3(1), pp. 1-14. Göttingen: Copernicus Publications 10.5194/cp-3-1-2007

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). LGM and Late Glacial glacier advances in the Cordillera Real and Cochabamba (Bolivia) deduced from 10Be surface exposure dating. Climate of the past, 3(4), pp. 623-635. Göttingen: Copernicus Publications 10.5194/cp-3-623-2007

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Veit, Heinz (2006). Late Quaternary glacial history in the Encierro Valley, northern Chile (29°S), deduced from 10Be surface exposure dating. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 234(2-4), pp. 277-286. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2005.10.011

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Veit, Heinz (2006). Expositionsdatierung in den Zentralen Anden: quartäre Gletscher- und Klimarekonstruktion mittels in situ 10Be. Geographica Helvetica, 61(2), pp. 77-90. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/gh-61-77-2006

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Zech, Roland (2016). Zurück in die Eiszeit – Klima und Kohlenstoffspeicherung in Sibirien. Geo Panorama, 2016(1), pp. 13-17. Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT)

Book Section

Zech, Roland; Mayr, Christoph; Doppler, Gerhard (2015). Löss und Paläoböden in Bobingen - Eine geochemische Reise in die letzte Eiszeit. In: Exkursionsführer München 2015. Mitteilungen: Vol. 117 (pp. 139-148). Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft

May, Jan-Hendrik; Zech, Roland; Schellenberger, Andreas; Kull, Christoph; Veit, Heinz (2011). Quarternary environmental and climate changes in the Central Andes. In: Salfity, J.A.; Marquills, R. (eds.) Cenozoic Geology of the Central Andes of Argentina (pp. 247-263). SCS Publishing House


Veit, Heinz; Zech, Roland; Trauerstein, Mareike; Messmer, Tobias; Gnägi, Christian; Wüthrich, Lorenz Andreas (2015). Böden und Paläoböden des Schweizer Mittellandes im Spiegel der Landschaftsgeschichte. Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft der Schweiz

Conference or Workshop Item

Eisenhut, Antonia; Zech, Roland; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). Surface exposure dating on moraines in the Valle Rucachoroi (39°S, Argentina) and on Cerro Fredes Plateau (31°S, Chile). Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA), 9, p. 2908.

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). Surface exposure dating of moraines in Bolivia: unrecognized uncertainties and paleoclimatic implications. Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA), 9, p. 2927.

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). Glacial chronologies along the Andes (15-40°S) based on 10Be surface exposure dating. In: LAK Proceedings, Kiel, Deutschland. Abstracts (p. 110). Verlag fehlt

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). Glacial chronologies along the Andes (15-40°S) based on 10Be surface exposure dating. Geophysical Research Abstracts (GRA), 9, p. 3033.

Zech, Roland; Kull, Christoph; Kubik, Peter; Veit, Heinz (2007). Insights into past atmospheric circulation from glacial chronologies in the Andes (15-40°S). Quaternary International, 167-168(Supplement 1), p. 470. Pergamon Press

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