Publikationen Paläo-Geoökologie

Groos, A. R., Akçar, N., Yesilyurt, S., Miehe, G., Vockenhuber, C., H. Veit (2021): Nonuniform Late Pleistocene glacier fluctuations in tropical Eastern Africa. In: Science Advances.

Groos, A. R., Niederhauser, J., Wraase, L., Hänsel, F., Nauss, T., Akçar, N., H. Veit (2021): The enigma of relict large sorted stone stripes in the tropical Ethiopian Highlands. In: Earth Surface Dynamics.

Groos, A. R., Niederhauser, J., Wraase, L., Hänsel, F., Nauss, T., Akçar, N., H. Veit (2020): Implications of present ground temperatures and relict stone stripes in the Ethiopian Highlands for the palaeoclimate of the tropics. In: Earth Surface Discussions.

Lombardo, U., Lautaro Hilbert, J. I., Ruiz-Pérez, J., Capriles, J. M., H. Veit (2020): Early Holocene crop cultivation and landscape modification in Amazonia. In: Nature.

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Krech, M., Beigel, R., Nadler, M., Kriens, B., Wagner, F., Solleiro-Rebolledo, E., Damm, B., Falkenstein, F., B. Terhorst (2020): Pedosedimentary and geoarcheological archives from clay-dominated sinkhole infillings in Middle Franconia, Germany. In: Catena.

Rist, A., Roth, L., H. Veit (2020): Elevational ground/air thermal gradients in the Swiss inner Alpine Valais. In: Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research.

Rodrigues, L., Sprafke, T., Bokatola Moyikola, C., Barthès, B. G., Bertrand, I., Comptour, M., Rostain, S., Yoka, J., D. McKey (2020): A Congo Basin ethnographic analogue of pre-Columbian Amazonian raised fields shows the ephemeral legacy of organic matter management. In: Scientific Reports.

Sahwan, W., Lucke, B., Sprafke, T., Vanselow, K. A., R. Bäumler (2020): Relationships between spectral features, iron oxides and colours of surface soils in northern Jordan. In: European Journal of Soil Science.

Sprafke, T., Schulte, P., Meyer-Heintze, S., Händel, M., Einwögerer, T., Simon, U., Peticzka, R., Schäfer, C., Lehmkuhl, F., B. Terhorst (2020): Paleoenvironments from robust loess stratigraphy using high-resolution color and grain-size data of the last glacial Krems-Wachtberg record (NE Austria). In: Quaternary Science Reviews.

Waroszewski, J., Sprafke, T., Kabala, C., Musztyfaga, E., Kot, A., Tsukamoto, S., M. Frechen (2020): Chronostratigraphy of silt-dominated Pleistocene periglacial slope deposits on Mt. Ślęża (SW, Poland): Palaeoenvironmental and pedogenic significance. In: Catena.

Zehetner, F, Gerzabek, M. H., Shellnutt, J. G., Ottner, F., Lüthgens, C., Miggins, D. P., Chen, P.-H., Candra, I. N., Schmidt, G., Rechberger, M. V., T. Sprafke (2020): Linking rock age and soil cover across four islands on the Galápagos archipelago. In: Journal of South American Earth Sciences.

Capriles, J. M., Lombardo, U., Maley, B., Zuna, C., Veit, H., D. J. Kennett (2019): Persistent Early to Middle Holocene tropical foraging in southwestern Amazonia. In: Science.

de Souza, J.G., Robinson, M., Maezumi, S.J., Capriles, J., Hoggarth, J.A., Lombardo, U., Novello, V.F., Apaéstegui, J., Whitney, B., Urrego, D., Alves, D.T., Rostain, S., Power, M.J., Mayle, F.E., da Cruz Jr, F.W., Hooghiemstra, H. & J. Iriarte (2019): Climate change and cultural resilience in late pre-Columbian Amazonia. In: Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Groos, A.R., Bertschinger, T.J., Kummer, C.M., Erlwein, S., Munz, L. & A. Philipp (2019): The Potential of Low-Cost UAVs and Open-Source Photogrammetry Software for High-Resolution Monitoring of Alpine Glaciers: A Case Study from the Kanderfirn (Swiss Alps). In: Geosciences.

Lemann, T., Sprafke, T., Bachmann, F., Prasuhn, V., & G. Schwilcha (2019): The effect of the Dyker on infiltration, soil erosion, and waterlogging on conventionally farmed potato fields in the Swiss Plateau. In: CATENA.

Lombardo, U., Ruiz-Pérez, J., Rodrigues, L., Mestrot, A., Mayle, F., Madella, M., Szidat, S. & H. Veit (2019): Holocene land cover change in south-western Amazonia inferred from paleoflood archives. In: Global and Planetary Change.

Ossendorf, G., Groos, A.R., Bromm, T., Tekelemariam, M.G., Glaser, B., Lesur, J., Schmidt, J., Akçar, N., Bekele, T., Beldados, A., Demissew, S., Kahsay, T.H., Nash, B.P., Nauss, T., Negash, A., Nemomissa, S., Veit, H., Vogelsang, R., Woldu, Z., Zech, W., Opgenoorth, L. & G. Miehe (2019): Middle Stone Age foragers resided in high elevations of the glaciated Bale Mountains, Ethiopia. In: Science.

Lombardo, U., Rodrigues, L., & H. Veit (2018): Alluvial plain dynamics and human occupation in SW Amazonia during the Holocene: A paleosol-based reconstruction. In: Quaternary Science Reviews. [ScienceDirect]

Meyer-Heintze, S., Sprafke, T., Schulte, P., Terhorst, B., Lomax, J., Fuchs, M., Lehmkuhl, F., Neugebauer-Maresch, C., Einwögerer, T., Händel, M., Simon, U. & B. Solís Castillo (2018): The MIS 3/2 transition in a new loess profile at Krems-Wachtberg East – A multi-methodological approach. In: Quaternary International. [ScienceDirect]

Rodrigues, L., U. Lombardo & H. Veit (2018): Design of pre-Columbian raised fields in the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazon: Differential adaptations to the local environment? In: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. [ScienceDirect]

Schulte, P., Sprafke, T., Rodrigues, L. & K.E. Fitzsimmons (2018): Are fixed grain size ratios useful proxies for loess sedimentation dynamics? Experiences from Remizovka, Kazakhstan. In: Aeolian Research. [ScienceDirect]

Wüthrich, L., Morabito, E.G., Zech, J., Trauerstein, M., Veit, H., Gnägi, C., Merchel, S., Scharf, A., Rugel, G., Christl, M. & R. Zech (2018): 10Be surface exposure dating of the last deglaciation in the Aare Valley, Switzerland. In: Swiss Journal of Geosciences. [SpringerLink]

Groos, Alexander Raphael; Mayer, Christoph; Smiraglia, Claudio; Diolaiuti, Guglielmina; Lambrecht, Astrid (2017): A first attempt to model region-wide glacier surface mass balances in the Karakoram: findings and future challenges. In: Geogr. Fis. Dinam. Quat., 40, 137-159. [GFDQ]

Rodrigues, Leonor; Lombardo, Umberto; Canal Beeby, Elisa; Veit, Heinz (2017): Linking soil properties and pre-Columbian agricultural strategies in the Bolivian lowlands. The case of raised fields in Exaltación. In: Quaternary International. [Science Direct]

Trauerstein, Mareike; Lowick, Sally E.; Preusser, Frank; Veit, Heinz (2017): Testing the suitability of dim sedimentary quartz from northern Switzerland for OSL burial dose estimation. In: Geochronometria. [De Gruyter Open]

Veit, Heinz; Trauerstein, Mareike; Preusser, Frank; Messmer, Tobias; Gnägi, Christian; Zech, Roland; Wüthrich, Lorenz (2017): Late Glacial/Early Holocene slope deposits on the Swiss Plateau: Genesis and palaeo-environment. In: CATENA. [Science Direct]

Wüthrich, L., Brändli, C., Braucher, R., Veit, H., Haghipour, N., Terrizzano, C., Christl, M., Gnägi, C. & R. Zech (2017). 10Be depth profiles in glacial sediments on the Swiss Plateau: deposition age, denudation and (pseudo-) inheritance. In: E&G Quaternary Science Journal. [CopernicusPublications]
Zech, J., C. Terrizzano, E. García-Morabito, H.Veit & R. Zech (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): 697-718.

Rodrigues, L; Lombardo, U.; Trauerstein, M.; Huber, P.; Mohr, S.; Veit, H. (2016): An insight into pre-Columbian raised fields. The case of San Borja, Bolivian lowlands. In: SOIL 2 (3), S. 367–389.[Soil]

Veit, H., J.-H. May, A. Madella, R. Delunel, F. Schlunegger, S. Szidat & J.M. Capriles (2016): Palaeo-geoecological significance of Pleistocene trees in the Lluta Valley, Atacama Desert – Journal of Quat. Science, 31 (3): 203-213. [Science Direct]

Brugger, S.; E. Gobet; J.F.N. van Leeuwen; M.-P. Ledru; D. Colombaroli; W.O. van der Knaap; U. Lombardo; K. Escobar-Torrez; W. Finsinger; L. Rodrigues; A. Giesche; M. Zarate; H. Veit; W. Tinner (2016): Long-term man-environment interactions in the Bolivian Amazon: 8000 years of vegetation dynamics. Quaternary Science Reviews,  132: 114–128. [Science Direct]

Capriles, J.M., Albarracin-Jordan, J., Lombardo, U., Osorio, D., Herrera, K., Maley, B., Goldstein, S.T., Domic, A.I., Glascock, M.D., Veit, H., Santoro, C.M. (2016): High-altitude adaptation and late Pleistocene foraging in the Bolivian Andes. - Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 6: 463–474. [Science Direct]


Rodrigues, L. (2016): Precolumbian raised fields agriculture in the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazon. Dissertation, Bern University.

Bluszcz, Andrzej; Adamiec, Grzegorz; Heer, Aleksandra J. (2015). Estimation of equivalent dose and its uncertainty in the OSL SAR protocol when count numbers do not follow a Poisson distribution. Radiation Measurement 81, 46-54. [Sciencedirect]

Lombardo, U., Denier, S., Veit, H. (2015). Soil proper­ties and pre-Columbian settlement patterns in the Monumental Mounds Region of the Llanos de Mo­xos, Bolivian Amazon. SOIL, 1: 65-81. [SOIL]

Plotzki, A.; May, J.-H.; F. Preusser; B. Roesti; S. Denier; U. Lombardo; H. Veit (2015). Geomorphology and evolution of the late Pleistocene to Holocene fluvial system in the south-eastern Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazon. – Catena, 127: 102-115. [Sciencedirect]

Schulte, L.,  J.C. Peña, F. Carvalho, T. Schmidt, R. Julià, J. Llorca & H. Veit (2015):  A 2600-year history of floods in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland: frequencies, mechanisms and climate forcing. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19: 3047-3072. [Hydrology and Earth System Sciences]

Veit, H., F. Preusser & M. Trauerstein (2015). The Southern Westerlies in Central Chile during the two last glacial cycles as documented by coastal aeolian sand deposits and intercalating paleosols. – Catena, 134: 30-40. [Sciencedirect]

May, J.-H., Plotzki, A., L. Rodrigues, F. Preusser & H. Veit (2015). Holocene floodplain soils along the Río Mamoré, northern Bolivia, and their implications for understanding inundation and depositional patterns in seasonal wetland settings. – Sedimentary Geology, 330: 74-89. [Sciencedirect]

Rodrigues, L., Lombardo, U., Fehr, S., Preusser, F. and Veit, H. (2015): Pre-Columbian agriculture in the Bolivian Lowlands: Construction history andmanagement of raised fields in Bermeo. Catena 132, 126-138. [Sciencedirect]

Lombardo, U. (2014). Neotectonics, flooding patterns and landscape evolution in southern Amazonia. Earth Surf. Dynam. Discuss., 2, 635-679. [BORIS]

Lombardo, U. (2014). Quantitative morphometric analysis of lakes using GIS: rectangularity R, ellipticity E, orientation O, and the rectangularity vs. ellipticity index, REi. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 1-8. [T&F Online]

Lombardo, U., Denier, S., Veit, H. (2014). Soil properties and pre-Columbian settlement patterns in the Monumental Mounds Region of the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazon. SOIL Discuss., 1(1), 81-117. [SOIL]

Lombardo, U. and Veit, H. (2014):The origin of oriented lakes: Evidence from the Bolivian Amazon. Geomorphology [Sciencedirect]


Plotzki, A. (2014): Holocene hydrogeomorphology and landscape evolution of the Bolivian Amazon. Dissertation, Bern University.

Lombardo, U., K. Szabo, J.M. Capriles, J.-H. May, W. Amelung, R. Hutterer, E. Lehndorff, A. Plotzki and H. Veit (2013): Early and Middle Holocene Hunter-Gatherer Occupations in Western Amazonia: The Hidden Shell Middens. PLosONE. [PLosONE]

Plotzki, A., May, J.H., Pruesser, F. and Veit, H. (2013): Geomorphological and sedimentary evidence for late Pleistocene to Holocene hydrological change along the Río Mamoré, Bolivian Amazon. Journal of South American Earth Sciences 47, 230-242. [Sciencedirect]

Lombardo, U., Denier, S., May, J-H., Rodrigues, L. and Veit, H. (2013):  Human-environment interactions in pre-Columbian Amazonia: the case of the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivia. Quaternary International 312, 109-119. [Sciencedirect]

Heer, A.J., Adamiec, G. and Moska, P. (2012): How many grains are there on a single aliquot? Ancient TL 30 (1): 9-16 [Ancient TL]

Adamiec, G., Heer, A.J. and Bluszcz, A. (2012): Statistics of count numbers from a photomultiplier tube and its implications for error estimation. Radiation Measurements 47(9), 746-751. [Sciencedirect]

Lombardo, U., May, J-H. and Veit, H. (2012): Mid- to late Holocene fluvial activity behind pre-Columbian social complexity in the south-western Amazon basin. Holocene 22(9), 1035-1045. [Sagepub]

Lombardo, U., May, J-H. and Veit, H. (2012): Geoecological settings as a driving factor behind pre-Columbian human occupation patterns in Bolivian Amazonia. Journal for Ancient Studies 3: 123-129 [eTopoi]

Rist, A., Phillips, M. and Springman, S.M. (2012): Inclinable shear box simulations of deepening active layers on perennially frozen scree slopes. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes 23 (1): 26–38 [OnlineLibrary]


Lombardo, U. (2012): Pre-Columbian human-environment interactions in the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazon. Dissertation, Bern University.

Veit, H., T. Marti & L. Winiger (2011): Environmental changes in Northern Iceland since the Younger Dryas inferred from periglacial slope deposits. – The Holocene, 22 (3): 325 - 335. [Sagepub]

May, J.-H., J.   Zech, R. Zech, F. Preusser, J. Argollo, P. Kubik & H. Veit (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: 106-118. [Sciencedirect]

Lombardo, U., Canal-Beeby, E., Fehr, S. and Veit, H. (2011): Raised fields in the Bolivian Amazonia: a prehistoric green revolution or a flood risk mitigation strategy? Journal of Archaeological Science 38(3): 502-512. [Sciencedirect]

Lombardo, U., E. Canal-Beeby and Veit, H. (2011): Eco-archeological regions in the Bolivian Amazon. An overview of pre-Columbian earthworks linking them to their environmental settings. Geographica Helvetica 66 (3): 173-182. [Geographica Helvetica]

May, J.H. (2011): The Río Parapetí – Holocene megafan formation in the southernmost Amazon basin. Geographica Helvetica 66 (3): 193-201. [Geographica Helvetica]

Plotzki, A., May, J.H. and Veit, H. (2011): Review of past and recent fluvial dynamics in the Beni lowlands, NE Bolivia. Geographica Helvetica 66 (3): 164-172. [Geographica Helvetica]

Veit, H. (2011): Environmental changes and pre-Columbian human influence in the Amazon region – an introduction. Geographica Helvetica 66 (3): 162-163. [Geographica Helvetica]

Zech, R., J. Zech, C. Kull, P. Kubik & H. Veit (2011): Early last glacial maximum in the southern Central Andes reveals northward shift of the westerlies at _39 ka.- Clim. Past, 7, 41–46. [Clim. Past.]

Keller, F., Rist, A. (2011): "Und sie bewegt sich doch!" - die Erde am Munt Chavagl. Cratschla 2/11: 2-3.


May, J.-H., R. Zech, A. Schellenberger, C. Kull & H. Veit (2011): Quaternary environmental and climate changes in the Central Andes. – in: Salfity, J.A. & R.A. Marquillas Rosa (eds.): Cenozoic Geology of the Central Andes of Argentina, Salta: 247-263

Veit, H. (2011): Aride Diagonale Südamerikas. – in: Gebhardt, H., R. Glaser, U. Radtke & P. Reuber (Hrsg.): Geographie – Physische Geographie und Humangeographie: 1216-1219, (Elsevier, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg)

Veit, H. (2011): Formengemeinschaften der Gebirge. – in: Gebhardt, H., R. Glaser, U. Radtke & P. Reuber (Hrsg.): Geographie – Physische Geographie und Humangeographie: 459-462, (Elsevier, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg)

Veit, H. (2011): Naturraum und natürliche Ressourcen. – in: Schneider-Sliwa, R. (ed.): Schweiz. Geographie, Geschichte, Wirtschaft, Politik. WBG, Darmstadt, S. 2-8

Veit, H. & W. Haeberli (2011): Die Alpen – ein sensibles Ökosystem. – in: Schneider-Sliwa, R. (ed.): Schweiz. Geographie, Geschichte, Wirtschaft, Politik. WBG, Darmstadt, S. 19-24

Lombardo U., (2010): Raised Fields of Northwestern Bolivia: a GIS based analysis. Zeitschrift für Archäologie Außereuropäischer Kulturen 3: 127-149. [ResearchGate]

Lombardo, U., Prümers, H. (2010): Pre-Columbian human occupation patterns in the eastern plains of the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivian Amazonia. Journal of Archaeological Science 37 (8): 1875-1885 [Sciencedirect]

Schöb, C., Kammer, P.M., Kikvidze, Z., Choler, P., von Felten, S. and Veit, H. (2010): Counterbalancing effects of competition for resources and facilitation against grazing in alpine snowbed communities. Oikos 119: 1571-1580 [WileyOnlineLibrary]

Terhorst, B., Solleiro-Rebolledo, E. and Veit, H. (2010): Quaternary landscape change and applied research fields. Geomorphology 122 (3-4): 211-212 [Sciencedirect]

Zech, J., R. Zech, J.-H. May, P. W. Kubik and H. Veit, (2010): Lateglacial and early Holocene glaciation in the tropical Andes caused by La Niña-like conditions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 293: 248-254 [Sciencedirect]


Stingl, H., K. Garleff, T. Höfner, B. Huwe, P. Jaesche, B. John & H. Veit (2010): Grundfragen des alpinen Periglazials. Ergebnisse, Probleme und Perspektiven periglazialmorphologischer Untersuchungen im Langzeitprojekt „Glorer Hütte“ in der südlichen Glockner-/Nördlichen Schobergruppe (Südliche Hohe Tauern, Osttirol). – in: Otto, J.-Ch. & L. Schrott (Hrsg.): Quantifizierung von rezenten und postglazialen Sedimentflüssen in den Ostalpen. Salzburger Geogr. Arb., 46: 15-42

Jones, P.D., Briffa, K.R., Osborn, T.J., Lough, J.M., van Ommen, T.D., Vinther, B.M., Luterbacher, J., Wahl, E., Zwiers, F.W., Schmidt, G.A., Ammann, C., Mann, M.E., Buckley, B.M., Cobb, K., Esper, J., Goosse, H., Graham, N., Jansen, E., Kiefer, T., Kull, C., Küttel, M., Mosley-Thompson, E., Overpeck, J.T., Riedwyl, N., Schulz, M., Tudhope, S., Villalba, R., Wanner, H., Wolff, E., Xoplaki, E. (2009): High-resolution paleoclimatology of the last millennium: a review of current status and future prospects. Holocene 19 (1) 3-49 [Sagepub]

May, J.-H. and Veit, H. (2009): Late Quaternary paleosols and their paleoenvironmental significance along the Andean piedmont, Eastern Bolivia. - Catena, 78 (2): 100-116 [ScienceDirect]

Oliva, M., Schulte, L., Gomez, A. (2009): Morphometry and Late Holocene Activity of Solifluction Landforms in the Sierra Nevada, Southern Spain. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes [WileyOnlineLibrary]

Schöb, Ch., P.M. Kammer, Ph. Choler & H. Veit (2009): Small-scale plant species distribution in snowbeds and its sensitivity to climate change. [JSTOR]

Schulte, L., R. Julià, H. Veit & F. Carvalho (2009): Do high-resolution fan delta records provide a useful tool for hazard assessment in mountain regions? – Int. Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 1 (2): 197-210 [Emerald]

Schulte, L., Veit, H., Burjachs, F., Julià, R. (2009): Lütschine fan delta response to climate variability and land use in the Bernese Alps during the last 2400 years. Geomorphology 108, 107-121 [ScienceDirect]

Zech, J., R. Zech, P.W. Kubik and H. Veit (2009): Glacier and climate reconstruction at Tres Lagunas, NW Argentina, based on 10Be surface exposure dating and lake sediment analyses. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology [ScienceDirect]

Zech, J., Zech, R., Kubik, P.W., Veit, H. (2009). Pleistocene glaciation in the subtropical Andes. Paleoclimate reconstruction and a calibration site for SED. Zurich, Ion Beam Physics, ETH.


Schulte, L., Baró, M., Carvalho, F., Peña, J.C., Julià, R., Burjachs, F. (2009). Aggradation of fan deltas palaeofloods in high mountain environments during the last three millennia: high resolution sedimentary records of the Swiss Alps. En: Libro de resúmenes VII Reunión de Cuaternario Ibérico. 317: 151-155.

Carvalho, F., Schulte, L. (2009). Analise da dinâmica fluvial alpine novalle Hasli,Alpes Suiços,sob a influencia da variabilidade climática. En: Libro de resúmenes VII Reunión de Cuaternario Ibérico. 317: 128-132

Baró, M., Schulte, L. (2009). La influencia de la variabilidad climática histórica sobre el registro sedimentario del abanico deltaico del río Lütschine, Alpes suizos. En: Libro de resúmenes VII Reunión de Cuaternario Ibérico. 317: 123-127.

Hermanns, R.L. & A. Schellenberger (2008): Quaternary tephrochronology helps to define conditioning factors and triggering mechanisms of rock avalanches in NW Argentina. Quaternary International 178: 261-275. [ScienceDirect]

Kull, C., S. Imhof, M. Grosjean, R. Zech, H. Veit (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. [ScienceDirect]

May, J.-H, J. Argollo & H. Veit (2008): Holocene landscape evolution along the Andean piedmont, Bolivian Chaco. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 260 (3-4): 505-520. [ScienceDirect]

May, J.-H., Zech, R. & H. Veit (2008): Late Quaternary paleosol–sediment-sequences and landscape evolution along the Andean piedmont, Bolivian Chaco. – Geomorphology, 98 (1-2): 34-5448-164. [ScienceDirect]

Schöb, Ch., P.M. Kammer, Z. Kikvidze, Ph. Choler & H. Veit (2008): Changes in species composition in alpine snowbeds with climate change inferred from small-scale spatial patterns. - Web Ecology, 8: 142-159. [Web Ecology]

Schulte, L. , Julià, R., Burjachs, F, Hilgers, A., 2008. Middle Pleistocene to Holocene geochronology of the River Aguas terrace sequence (Iberian Peninsula): Fluvial response to Mediterranean environmental change. Geomorphology 98, 13-33. [ScienceDirect]

Schulte, L., Julià, R., Oliva, M., Burjachs, F., Veit, H., & Carvalho, F. (2008): Sensitivity of Alpine fluvial environments in the Swiss Alps to climate forcing during the Late Holocene. Sediment Dynamics in Changing Environments. IAHS Publ. 325:367-374

Zech, R., May, J.-H., C. Kull, J. Ilgner, P. Kubik & H. Veit (2008): Timing of the Late Quaternary Glaciation in the Andes from ~15 to ~40°S.  - J. Quaternary Sci., 23: 635-647 [WileyOnlineLibrary]

Garcia-Castellanos, D., Lombardo, U., (2007) Poles of inaccessibility: A calculation algorithm for the remotest places on earth. Scottish Geographical Journal, 123(3) 227-233 [T&FOnline]

Santisteban, J. I., Schulte, L., (2007). Fluvial networks of the Iberian Peninsula: a chronological framework. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 2738-2757 [ScienceDirect]

Zech, R., Ch. Kull, P.W. Kubik & H. Veit (2007): Exposure dating of Late Glacial and pre-LGM moraines in the Cordon de Doña Rosa, Northern/Central Chile (~ 31°S). – Clim. Past, 3: 1-14. [ClimPast]

Zech, R., Ch. Kull, P.W. Kubik & H. Veit (2007): LGM and Late Glacial glacier advances in the Cordillera Real and Cochabamba (Bolivia) deduced from 10Be surface exposure dating. - Clim. Past, 3: 623-635. [ClimPast]


Schulte, L., Veit, H., Julià, R., Burjachs, F., (2007). Alpine fluvial environment and land-use changes: The Bernese Alps during the Late Holocene. Quaternary International Suppl. 167-168: 371-372. ISSN: 1040-6182

Veit, H. (2007): Quartäre Klima- und Landschaftsveränderungen in Südamerika. – Geogr. Rundschau 4 (7): 4-10.

Veit, H. (2007): Formengemeinschaften der Gebirge. – in: Gebhardt, H., R. Glaser, U. Radtke & P. Reuber (Hrsg.): Geographie – Physische Geographie und Humangeographie: 352-355, (Elsevier, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg)

Veit, H. (2007): Aride Diagonale Südamerikas. – in: Gebhardt, H., R. Glaser, U. Radtke & P. Reuber (Hrsg.): Geographie – Physische Geographie und Humangeographie: 558-561, (Elsevier, Spektrum Verlag, Heidelberg)

Imhof, S., C. Kull, J.-H. May, M. Grosjean & H. Veit (2006): Temperature reduction and local last glacial maximum (LLGM). The example of the east-Andean Cordillera around Cochabamba, Bolivia (17°S). - Geographica Helvetica 2006 (2): 91-106. [Copernicus]

May, J.-H. (2006): Geomorphological indicators of large-scale climatic changes in the Eastern Bolivian lowlands. - Geographica Helvetica, 61 (2): 120-134. [Copernicus]

Schellenberger, A. (2006): Die Lösse im Becken von Tafí (Nordwestargentinien) - ein Langzeitklimaarchiv für das südamerikanische Monsunsystem? Geographica Helvetica 2006 (2): 107-119. [Copernicus]

Schellenberger, A. & H. Veit (2006): Pedostratigraphy and pedological and geo¬chemical characterization of the Las Carreras loess-paleosol sequence, Valle de Tafí, NW Argentina. – Quat. Sc. Rev., 25: 811-831. [ScienceDirect]

Veit, H. (2006): Zur Paläo-Geoökologie der Zentralen Anden - Einführung zum Themenheft. – Geographica Helvetica 2006 (2): 74-76. [Copernicus]

Vonlanten, C., A. Bühler, H. Veit, P.M. Kammer & W. Eugster (2006): Alpine plant communities: a statistical assessment of their relation to microclimatological, pedological, geomorphological, and other factors. – Physical Geography, 27 (2): 137-154. [T&FOnline]

Vonlanten, C., P.M. Kammer, W. Eugster, A. Bühler & H. Veit (2006): Alpine vascular plant species richness: the importance of daily maximum temperature and pH. – Plant Ecology, 184 (1): 13-25. [Springer]

Zech, R., C. Kull & H. Veit (2006): Expositionsdatierung in den Zentralen Anden: quartäre Gletscher- und Klimarekonstruktion mittels in situ 10Be. - Geographica Helvetica 2006 (2): 77-90. [Copernicus]

Zech, R., Ch. Kull & H. Veit (2006): Late Quaternary glacial history in the Encierro Valley, northern Chile (29°S), deduced from 10Be surface exposure dating. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 234: 277-286. [ScienceDirect]


Veit, H. (2006): Quartäre Landschafts- und Klimageschichte Südamerikas. – In: Borsdorf, A. & W. Hödl (eds.): Naturraum Latein¬ame¬rika. Geographische und biologische Grundlagen – Jb. Des Österr. Lateinamerika-Instituts, 10: 53-74

Schulte, L., H. Veit, F. Burjachs & R. Julià (2006): River response to climate variability and land-use in the Bernese Alps during the last 2400 years. – in: Houben, P., J. Wunderlich & L. Schrott (eds.): New trends in Geomorphology – Systems based understanding of long term man-landscape interactions: 85-89, Frankfurt

Hermanns, R.L., Niedermann, S., Villanueva Garcia, A. & Schellenberger, A. (2006): Rock avalanching in the NW Argentine Andes as result of complex interactions of lithologic, structural and topographic boundary conditions, climate change and active tectonics. In: Evans, S.G., Scarascia Mugnozza, G., Strom, A. & Hermanns, R.L. (eds.): Massive rock slope failure: new models for hazard assessment. Nato Science Series IV: Earth and Environmental Sciences 49, Springer, Berlin: 497-520.

Schellenberger, A. (2006): Dr. Robert Helbling ? zwischen Aconcagua und Tupungato. In. Kostka, R. (ed.): Aconcagua und die Anden bis zum Wendekreis des Steinbocks. Weishaupt Verlag, Gnas, S. 80-85.

Grosjean, M. , Nuñez, L., Cartajena, I. (2005). Paleoindian occupation of the Atacama Desert, Northern Chile. Journal of Quaternary Science 20/7-8, 643-653.

Valero-Garcés, B.L., B. Jenny, M. Rondanelli, A. Delgado-Huertas, S.J. Burns, H. Veit & A. Moreno (2005): Paleohydrology of Laguna de Tagua Tagua (34°30’S) and moisture fluctuations in Central Chile for the last 46,000 years. – Journal of Quaternary Science, 20 (7-8): 625-641.

Xoplaki, E., Luterbacher, J., Paeth, H., Dietrich, D., Steiner, N., Grosjean, M. & Wanner, H. (2005): Variability and change of extremes of European spring and autumn temperatures over the last half millennium. - Geophysical Research Letters 32: L15713. [AGU Publications]

Zech, R., Abramowski, U., Glaser, B., Sosin, P., Kubik, P. W. & Zech, W.: Late Quaternary glacial and climate history of the Pamir Mountains derived from cosmogenic 10Be exposure ages. - Quaternary Research 64: 212-220. [ScienceDirect]

Zech, R., Glaser, B., Sosin, P., Kubik, P. W. & Zech, W. (2005). Evidence for long-lasting landform surface instability on hummocky moraines in the Pamir Mountains (Tajikistan) from 10Be surface exposure dating. - Earth and Planetary Science Letters 237: 453-461. [ScienceDirect]

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Grosjean, M. (2005): Die Alpen werden unruhig. - CIPRA INFO 75/2005: 6-7.

Grosjean, M. & Villalba, R. (2005): Regional Multiproxy Climate Reconstruction for Southern South America: A new Research Initiative. - PAGES News 13(2): 5.


Glaser, R., B. Ammann, A. Brauer, O. Heiri, J. Jacobeit, A.F. Lotter, J. Luterbacher, M. Maisch, M. Magny, Ch. Pfister, W. Tinner, H. Veit & H. Wanner (2005): Palaeoclimate within the River Rhine catchment during Holocene and historic times. – in: Herget, J. & R. Dikau (eds.): Natural and Human Impacts in the River Rhine Catchment, Erdkunde, 59 (3-4): 251-275

Alverson, K., Kull, C., Moore, G.W.K.& Ginot, P. (2005): A dynamical perspective on high altitude paleoclimate proxy timeseries. – In: Huber, U.M., Bugmann, H.K.M. & Reasoner M.A. (eds.): Global Change and Mountain Regions: A State of Knowledge Overview. Springer, Dordrecht.

Grosjean, M. & Veit, H. (2005): Water resources in the arid mountains of the Atacama Desert (N-Chile): past climate changes and modern conflicts. – In: Huber, U.M., Bugmann, H.K.M. & Reasoner M.A. (eds.): Global Change and Mountain Regions: A State of Knowledge Overview. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 96-104.

Grosjean, M., Núñez, L.A. & Cartajena, I. (2005): Cultural response to climate change in the Atacama Desert. –- In: Smith, M. & Hesse, P. (eds.): 23° South: The Archaeology and Environmental History of the Southern Deserts. National Museum of Australia, pp.156-171 (Chapter 12).

Núñez, L. A., Grosjean. M. & Cartajena, I. (2005): The Expansion of the Inca Empire into the Atacama Desert, northern Chile. – In: Smith, M. & Hesse, P. (eds.): 23° South: The Archaeology and Environmental History of the Southern Deserts. National Museum of Australia, pp. 324-332 (Chapter 23).

Zech, R., Abramowski, U., Glaser, B., Sosin, P., Kubik, P. W. & Zech, W. (2005): Expositionsdatierung mittels kosmogener Nuklide: Ausgewählte Beispiele aus dem Pamir und dem Himalaya. In: Eidam, U., Schröder, H. & Winter, S. (Hrsg.): Hochgebirge und ihr Umland. - Berliner Geographische Arbeiten 100: 3-8.