Prof. Dr. Oliver Heiri

Deputy head of section, assistant Prof., group leader

Aquatic Palaeoecology

+41 31 631 51 95
201, Birrlihus, 2nd floor
Postal Address
University of Bern
Institute of Plant Sciences
Altenbergrain 21
3013 Bern

Research Interests

Aquatic Palaeoecology specializes in the analysis of aquatic invertebrate remains in lake sediments with the aim of reconstructing past environmental changes (climate, human impact) and ecosystem processes. Oliver Heiri recently received a prestigious grant from the European Research Council.

Number of items: 94.

Journal Article

van Hardenbroek, M.; Chakraborty, A.; Davies, K.L.; Harding, P.; Heiri, Oliver; Henderson, A.C.G.; Holmes, J.A.; Lasher, G.E.; Leng, M.J.; Panizzo, V.N.; Roberts, L.; Schilder, J.; Trueman, C.N.; Wooller, M.J. (2018). The stable isotope composition of organic and inorganic fossils in lake sediment records: Current understanding, challenges, and future directions. Quaternary Science Reviews, 196, pp. 154-176. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.08.003

Bleicher, Niels; Antolín, Ferran; Heiri, Oliver; Häberle, Simone; Plogmann, Heide Hüster; Jacomet, Stefanie; Pümpin, Christine; Rentzel, Philippe; Schäfer, Marguerita; Schibler, Jörg; Wiemann, Philipp; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Toth, Monika; Zweifel, Noëmi (2018). Middens, currents and shorelines: Complex depositional processes of waterlogged prehistoric lakeside settlements based on the example of Zurich-Parkhaus Opéra (Switzerland). Journal of archaeological science, 97, pp. 26-41. Elsevier 10.1016/j.jas.2018.06.010

Stötter, Tabea; Bastviken, David; Bodelier, Paul L.E.; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; Rinta, Päivi Johanna; Schilder, Jos; Schubert, Carsten J.; Heiri, Oliver (2018). Abundance and δ13C values of fatty acids in lacustrine surface sediments: Relationships with in-lake methane concentrations. Quaternary science reviews, 191, pp. 337-347. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.04.029

Muñoz Sobrino, Castor; García-Moreiras, Iria; Gómez-Orellana, Luis; Iriarte-Chiapusso, María José; Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, André F.; Ramil-Rego, Pablo (2018). The last hornbeam forests in SW Europe: new evidence on the demise of Carpinus betulus in NW Iberia. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 27(4), pp. 551-576. Springer 10.1007/s00334-017-0654-7

van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Rinta, Päivi Johanna; Wooller, Matthew J.; Schilder, Jos; Stötter, Tabea; Heiri, Oliver (2018). Flotsam samples can help explain the δ13C and δ15N values of invertebrate resting stages in lake sediment. Quaternary science reviews, 189, pp. 187-196. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.04.008

Schilder, Jos; van Roij, Linda; Reichart, Gert-Jan; Sluijs, Appy; Heiri, Oliver (2018). Variability in δ13C values between individual Daphnia ephippia: Implications for palaeo-studies. Quaternary science reviews, 189, pp. 127-133. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.04.007

Brügger, Sandra O.; Gobet, Erika; Schanz, Federica R.; Heiri, Oliver; Schwörer, Christoph; Sigl, Michael; Schwikowski, Margit; Tinner, Willy (2018). A quantitative comparison of microfossil extraction methods from ice cores. Journal of glaciology, 64(245), pp. 432-442. International Glaciological Society 10.1017/jog.2018.31

Adolf, Carole; Wunderle, Stefan; Colombaroli, Daniele; Weber, Helga; Gobet, Erika; Heiri, Oliver; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N.; Bigler, Christian; Connor, Simon E.; Gałka, Mariusz; La Mantia, Tommaso; Makhortykh, Sergey; Svitavská-Svobodová, Helena; Vannière, Boris; Tinner, Willy (2018). The sedimentary and remote-sensing reflection of biomass burning in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27(2), pp. 199-212. Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/geb.12682

Henne, Paul Daniel; Bigalke, Moritz; Büntgen, Ulf; Colombaroni, Daniele; Conedera, Marco; Feller, Urs; Fuhrer, Jürg; Grosjean, Martin; Heiri, Oliver; Luterbacher, Jürg; Mestrot, Adrien; Rigling, Andreas; Rössler, Ole Kristen; Rohr, Christian; Rutishauser, This; Schwikowski, Margit; Stampfli, Andreas; Szidat, Sönke; Theurillat, Jean-Paul; Weingartner, Rolf; ... (2018). An Empirical Perspective for Understanding Climate Change Impacts in Switzerland. Regional environmental change, 18(1), pp. 205-221. Springer 10.1007/s10113-017-1182-9

Toth, Mónika; Buczkó, Krisztina; Specziár, András; Heiri, Oliver; Braun, Mihály; Hubay, Katalin; Czakó, Dániel; Magyari, Enikő K. (2018). Limnological changes in South Carpathian glacier-formed lakes (Retezat Mountains, Romania) during the Late Glacial and the Holocene: A synthesis. Quaternary international, 477, pp. 138-152. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.05.023

Finsinger, Walter; Schwörer, Christoph; Heiri, Oliver; Morales-Molino, César; Ribolini, Adriano; Giesecke, Thomas; Haas, Jean Nicolas; Boltshauser-Kaltenrieder, Petra; Magyari, Enikő K.; Ravazzi, Cesare; Rubiales, Juan Manuel; Tinner, Willy (2018). Fire on ice and frozen trees? Inappropriate radiocarbon dating leads to unrealistic reconstructions (In Press). New Phytologist Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/nph.15354

Jiménez, Laura; Conde-Porcuna, José M.; García-Alix, Antonio; Toney, Jaime L.; Anderson, R. Scott; Heiri, Oliver; Pérez-Martínez, Carmen (2018). Ecosystem Responses to Climate-Related Changes in a Mediterranean Alpine Environment Over the Last ~ 180 Years (In Press). Ecosystems Springer 10.1007/s10021-018-0286-5

Diaconu, Andrei-Cosmin; Toth, Monika; Lamentowicz, Mariusz; Heiri, Oliver; Kuske, Eliza; Tanţău, Ioan; Panait, Andrei-Marian; Braun, Mihály; Feurdean, Angelica (2017). How warm? How wet? Hydroclimate reconstruction of the past 7500 years in northern Carpathians, Romania. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 482, pp. 1-12. Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.05.007

Schilder, Jos; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; Bodelier, Paul; Kirilova, Emiliya P.; Leuenberger, Markus; Lotter, André F.; Heiri, Oliver (2017). Trophic state changes can affect the importance of methane-derived carbon in aquatic food webs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences, 284(1857) The Royal Society 10.1098/rspb.2017.0278

Bos, Johanna A.A.; de Smedt, Philippe; Demiddele, Hendrik; Hoek, Wim Z.; Langohr, Roger; Marcelino, Vera; van Asch, Nelleke; van Damme, Dirk; van der Meeren, Thijs; Verniers, Jacques; Boeckx, Pascal; Boudin, Mathieu; Court-Picon, Mona; Finke, Peter; Gelorini, Vanessa; Gobert, Stefan; Heiri, Oliver; Martens, Koen; Mostaert, Frank; Serbruyns, Lynn; ... (2017). Multiple oscillations during the Lateglacial as recorded in a multi-proxy, high-resolution record of the Moervaart palaeolake (NW Belgium). Quaternary Science Reviews, 162, pp. 26-41. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2017.02.005

Samartin, Stéphanie; Heiri, Oliver; Joos, Fortunat; Renssen, Hans; Franke, Jörg; Brönnimann, Stefan; Tinner, Willy (2017). Warm Mediterranean mid-Holocene summers inferred from fossil midge assemblages. Nature geoscience, 10(3), pp. 207-212. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/ngeo2891

Morlock, Marina A.; Wooller, M. J.; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Schilder, Johannes Cornelis; Szidat, Sönke; Heiri, Oliver (2017). Seasonality of cladoceran and bryozoan resting stage δ13C values and implications for their use as palaeolimnological indicators of lacustrine carbon cycle dynamics. Journal of Paleolimnology, 57(2), pp. 141-156. Springer 10.1007/s10933-016-9936-9

Rinta, Päivi; Bastviken, David; Schilder, Jos; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; Stötter, Tabea; Heiri, Oliver (2017). Higher late summer methane emission from central than northern European lakes. Journal of limnology, 76(1), pp. 52-67. PAGEPress 10.4081/jlimnol.2016.1475

Stivrins, Normunds; Soininen, Janne; Amon, Leeli; Fontana, Sonia L.; Gryguc, Gražyna; Heikkilä, Maija; Heiri, Oliver; Kisielienė, Dalia; Reitalu, Triin; Stančikaitė, Miglė; Veski, Siim; Seppä, Heikki (2016). Biotic turnover rates during the Pleistocene-Holocene transition. Quaternary Science Reviews, 151, pp. 100-110. Elsevier 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.09.008

Tinner, Willy; Conedera, Marco; Bugmann, Harald; Colombaroli, Daniele; Vescovi, Elisa; Heiri, Oliver; Joos, Fortunat; Luterbacher, Jürg; La Mantia, Tommaso; Pasta, Salvatore; Pedrotta, Tiziana; Manetti, Maria Chiara; Henne, Paul D. (2016). Quali formazioni boschive in un clima più caldo? Sherwood - Foreste ed Alberi Oggi, 221, pp. 37-40. Compagnia delle Foreste, Arezzo

Rinta, Päivi Johanna; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Jones, Roger I.; Kankaala, Paula; Rey, Fabian; Szidat, Sönke; Wooller, Matthew J.; Heiri, Oliver (2016). Land Use Affects Carbon Sources to the Pelagic Food Web in a Small Boreal Lake. PLoS ONE, 11(8), e0159900. Public Library of Science 10.1371/journal.pone.0159900

Samartin, Stéphanie; Heiri, Oliver; Boltshauser-Kaltenrieder, Petra; Kühl, Norbert; Tinner, Willy (2016). Reconstruction of full glacial environments and summer temperatures from Lago della Costa, a refugial site in Northern Italy. Quaternary Science Reviews, 143, pp. 107-119. Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.04.005

Iriarte-Chiapusso, M.J.; Muñoz Sobrino, C.; Gómez-Orellana, L.; Hernández-Beloqui, B.; García-Moreiras, I.; Fernández Rodriguez, C.; Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, André F.; Ramil-Rego, P. (2016). Reviewing the Lateglacial–Holocene transition in NW Iberia: A palaeoecological approach based on the comparison between dissimilar regions. Quaternary International, 403, pp. 211-236. Pergamon Press 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.09.029

Hájková, Petra; Pařil, Petr; Petr, Libor; Chattová, Barbora; Matys Grygar, Tomáš; Heiri, Oliver (2016). A first chironomid-based summer temperature reconstruction (13–5 ka BP) around 49°N in inland Europe compared with local lake development. Quaternary Science Reviews, 141, pp. 94-111. Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2016.04.001

Schilder, Johannes Cornelis; Bastviken, D.; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Heiri, Oliver (2016). Spatio-temporal patterns in methane flux and gas transfer velocity at low wind speeds: Implications for upscaling studies on small lakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 121(6), pp. 1456-1467. Wiley 10.1002/2016JG003346

Webb, Megan; Barker, Philip A.; Wynn, Peter M.; Heiri, Oliver; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Pick, Frances; Russell, James M.; Stott, Andy W.; Leng, Melanie J. (2016). Interpretation and application of carbon isotope ratios in freshwater diatom silica. Journal of quaternary science JQS, 31(4), pp. 300-309. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10.1002/jqs.2837

van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Leuenberger, Markus; Hartikainen, H.; Okamura, B.; Heiri, Oliver (2016). Bryozoan stable carbon and hydrogen isotopes: relationships between the isotopic composition of zooids, statoblasts and lake water. Hydrobiologia, 765(1), pp. 209-223. Springer 10.1007/s10750-015-2414-y

Veski, Siim; Seppä, Heikki; Stančikaitė, Migle; Zernitskaya, Valentina; Reitalu, Triin; Gryguc, Gražyna; Heinsalu, Atko; Stivrins, Normunds; Amon, Leeli; Vassiljev, Jüri; Heiri, Oliver (2015). Quantitative summer and winter temperature reconstructions from pollen and chironomid data between 15 and 8 ka BP in the Baltic–Belarus area. Quaternary International, 388, pp. 4-11. Pergamon Press 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.10.059

Rinta, Päivi Johanna; Bastviken, David; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; Kankaala, Paula; Leuenberger, Markus; Schilder, Jos; Stötter, Tabea; Heiri, Oliver (2015). An inter-regional assessment of concentrations and δ13C values of methane and dissolved inorganic carbon in small European lakes. Aquatic Sciences, 77(4), pp. 667-680. Springer 10.1007/s00027-015-0410-y

Schilder, Johannes Cornelis; Tellenbach, C.; Möst, M.; Spaak, P.; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Wooller, M. J.; Heiri, Oliver (2015). The stable isotopic composition of Daphnia ephippia reflects changes in δ13C and δ18O values of food and water. Biogeosciences, 12(12), pp. 3819-3830. Copernicus Publications 10.5194/bg-12-3819-2015

Heiri, Oliver; Ilyashuk, Boris; Millet, Laurent; Samartin, Stéphanie; Lotter, André F. (2015). Stacking of discontinuous regional palaeoclimate records: Chironomid-based summer temperatures from the Alpine region. Holocene, 25(1), pp. 137-149. Sage 10.1177/0959683614556382

Schilder, Jos; Bastviken, David; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; Leuenberger, Markus; Rinta, Päivi; Stötter, Tabea; Heiri, Oliver (2015). The stable carbon isotopic composition of Daphnia ephippia in small, temperate lakes reflects in-lake methane availability. Limnology and Oceanography, 60(3), pp. 1064-1075. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. 10.1002/lno.10079

Toth, M.; Magyari, E. K.; Buczko, K.; Braun, M.; Panagiotopoulos, K.; Heiri, Oliver (2015). Chironomid-inferred Holocene temperature changes in the South Carpathians (Romania). Holocene, 25(4), pp. 569-582. Sage 10.1177/0959683614565953

Renssen, Hans; Mairesse, Aurélien; Goosse, Hugues; Mathiot, Pierre; Heiri, Oliver; Roche, Didier M.; Nisancioglu, Kerim H.; Valdes, Paul J. (2015). Multiple causes of the Younger Dryas cold period. Nature geoscience, 8(12), pp. 946-949. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/ngeo2557

Heiri, Oliver; Brooks, Stephen J.; Renssen, Hans; Bedford, Alan; Hazekamp, Marjolein; Ilyashuk, Boris; Jeffers, Elizabeth S.; Lang, Barbara; Kirilova, Emiliya; Kuiper, Saskia; Millet, Laurent; Samartin, Stéphanie; Toth, Monika; Verbruggen, Frederike; Watson, Jenny E.; van Asch, Nelleke; Lammertsma, Emmy; Amon, Leeli; Birks, Hilary H.; Birks, H. John B; ... (2014). Validation of climate model-inferred regional temperature change for late-glacial Europe. Nature communications, 5(1), p. 4914. Nature Publishing Group 10.1038/ncomms5914

van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Lotter, André F.; Bastviken, David; Andersen, Thorbjørn Joest; Heiri, Oliver (2014). Taxon-specific δ13C analysis of chitinous invertebrate remains in sediments from Strandsjön, Sweden. Journal of Paleolimnology, 52(1-2), pp. 95-105. Kluwer Academic 10.1007/s10933-014-9780-8

Heiri, Oliver; Koinig, Karin A.; Spötl, Christoph; Barrett, Sam; Brauer, Achim; Drescher-Schneider, Ruth; Gaar, Dorian; Ivy-Ochs, Susan; Kerschner, Hanns; Luetscher, Marc; Moran, Andrew; Nicolussi, Kurt; Preusser, Frank; Schmidt, Roland; Schoeneich, Philippe; Schwörer, Christoph; Sprafke, Tobias; Terhorst, Birgit; Tinner, Willy (2014). Palaeoclimate records 60–8 ka in the Austrian and Swiss Alps and their forelands. Quaternary Science Reviews, 106, pp. 186-205. Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.05.021

Moreno, Ana; Svensson, Anders; Brooks, Stephen J.; Connor, Simon; Engels, Stefan; Fletcher, William; Genty, Dominique; Heiri, Oliver; Labuhn, Inga; Perşoiu, Aurel; Peyron, Odile; Sadori, Laura; Valero-Garcés, Blas; Wulf, Sabine; Zanchetta, Giovanni (2014). A compilation of Western European terrestrial records 60–8 ka BP: towards an understanding of latitudinal climatic gradients. Quaternary Science Reviews, 106, pp. 167-185. Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.030

Brooks, Stephen J.; Heiri, Oliver (2013). Response of chironomid assemblages to environmental change during the early Late-glacial at Gerzensee, Switzerland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 391(Part B), 90 - 98. Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.10.022

Ammann, Brigitta; van Raden, Ulrike J.; Schwander, Jakob; Eicher, Ueli; Gilli, Adrian; Bernasconi, Stefano M.; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N.; Lischke, Heike; Brooks, Stephen J.; Heiri, Oliver; Nováková, Katařina; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; von Grafenstein, Ulrich; Belmecheri, Soumaya; van der Knaap, Willem Oscar; Magny, Michel; Eugster, Werner; Colombaroli, Daniele; Nielsen, Ebbe; Tinner, Willy; ... (2013). Responses to rapid warming at Termination 1a at Gerzensee (Central Europe): Primary succession, albedo, soils, lake development, and ecological interactions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 391(Part B), 111 - 131. Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.11.009

Ammann, Brigitta; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N.; van der Knaap, Willem Oscar; Lischke, Heike; Heiri, Oliver; Tinner, Willy (2013). Vegetation responses to rapid warming and to minor climatic fluctuations during the Late-Glacial Interstadial (GI-1) at Gerzensee (Switzerland). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 391(Part B), 40 - 59. Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.07.010

Schilder, Johannes Cornelis; Bastviken, David; van Hardenbroek, Maarten Reinier; Kankaala, Paula; Rinta, Päivi Johanna; Stötter, Tabea; Heiri, Oliver (2013). Spatial heterogeneity and lake morphology affect diffusive greenhouse gas emission estimates of lakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(21), pp. 5752-5756. American Geophysical Union 10.1002/2013GL057669

Muñoz Sobrino, C.; Heiri, Oliver; Hazekamp, M.; van der Velden, D.; Kirilova, E. P.; García-Moreiras, I.; Lotter, A. F. (2013). New data on the Lateglacial period of SW Europe: a high resolution multiproxy record from Laguna de la Roya (NW Iberia). Quaternary Science Reviews, 80, pp. 58-77. Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.08.016

Zweifel, Noëmi; Schwörer, Christoph; Heiri, Oliver (2013). 14 000 Jahre Klimageschichte am Lauenensee. Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Bern, 70, pp. 107-116. Bern: Naturforschende Gesellschaft Bern

Heiri, Oliver (2013). Methan in Feuchtgebieten - Emissionen in der Vergangenheit, Gegenwart und Zukunft. Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Bern, 70, pp. 71-72. Bern: Naturforschende Gesellschaft Bern

van Hardenbroek, M.; Heiri, Oliver; Parmentier, F.J.W.; Bastviken, D.; Ilyashuk, B.P.; Wiklund, J.A.; Hall, R.I.; Lotter, A.F. (2013). Evidence for past variations in methane availability in a Siberian thermokarst lake based on δ13C of chitinous invertebrate remains. Quaternary Science Reviews, 66, pp. 74-84. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2012.04.009

Catalan, Jordi; Pla-Rabés, Sergi; Wolfe, Alexander P.; Smol, John P.; Rühland, Kathleen M.; Anderson, N. John; Kopáček, Jiři; Stuchlík, Evžen; Schmidt, Roland; Koinig, Karin A.; Camarero, Lluís; Flower, Roger J.; Heiri, Oliver; Kamenik, Christian; Korhola, Atte; Leavitt, Peter R.; Psenner, Roland; Renberg, Ingemar (2013). Global change revealed by palaeolimnological records from remote lakes: a review. Journal of Paleolimnology, 49(3), pp. 513-535. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic 10.1007/s10933-013-9681-2

van Asch, Nelleke; Heiri, Oliver; Bohncke, Sjoerd J. P.; Hoek, Wim Z. (2013). Climatic and environmental changes during the Weichselian Lateglacial Interstadial in the Weerterbos region, the Netherlands. Boreas, 42(1), pp. 123-139. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2012.00281.x

Henne, Paul Daniel; Elkin, Ché; Colombaroli, Daniele; Samartin, Stéphanie; Bugmann, Harald; Heiri, Oliver; Tinner, Willy (2013). Impacts of changing climate and land use on vegetation dynamics in a Mediterranean ecosystem: insights from paleoecology and dynamic modeling. Landscape ecology, 28(5), pp. 819-833. The Hague: Springer Netherlands 10.1007/s10980-012-9782-8

Tinner, Willy; Colombaroli, Daniele; Heiri, Oliver; Henne, Paul D.; Steinacher, Marco; Untenecker, Johanna; Vescovi, Elisa; Allen, Judy R. M.; Carraro, Gabriele; Conedera, Marco; Joos, Fortunat; Lotter, André F.; Luterbacher, Jürg; Samartin, Stéphanie; Valsecchi, Verushka (2013). The past ecology of Abies alba provides new perspectives on future responses of silver fir forests to global warming. Ecological Monographs, 83(4), pp. 419-439. Ecological Society of America 10.1890/12-2231.1

van Hardenbroek, M.; Lotter, André F.; Bastviken, D.; Duc, N.T.; Heiri, Oliver (2012). Relationship between δ13C of chironomid remains and methane flux in Swedish lakes. Freshwater biology, 57(1), pp. 166-177. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2011.02710.x

van Asch, Nelleke; Lutz, Arthur F.; Duijkers, Miriam C.H.; Heiri, Oliver; Brooks, Stephen J.; Hoek, Wim Z. (2012). Rapid climate change during the Weichselian Lateglacial in Ireland: Chironomid-inferred summer temperatures from Fiddaun, Co. Galway. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 315-316, pp. 1-11. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.11.003

Millet, L.; Rius, D.; Galop, D.; Heiri, Oliver; Brooks, S.J. (2012). Chironomid-based reconstruction of Lateglacial summer temperatures from the Ech palaeolake record (French western Pyrenees). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 315-316, pp. 86-99. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.11.014

Tóth, M.; Magyari, E.K.; Brooks, S.J.; Braun, M.; Buczkó, K.; Bálint, M.; Heiri, Oliver (2012). A chironomid-based reconstruction of late glacial summer temperatures in the southern Carpathians (Romania). Quaternary Research, 77(1), pp. 122-131. Amsterdam: Elsevier 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.09.005

Lotter, André F.; Heiri, Oliver; Brooks, S.; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N.; Eicher, U.; Ammann, Brigitta (2012). Rapid summer temperature changes during Termination 1a: high-resolution multi-proxy climate reconstructions from Gerzensee (Switzerland). Quaternary Science Reviews, 36, pp. 103-113. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.022

Samartin, S.; Heiri, Oliver; Vescovi, E.; Brooks, S.J.; Tinner, Willy (2012). Lateglacial and early Holocene summer temperatures in the southern Swiss Alps reconstructed using fossil chironomids. Journal of quaternary science JQS, 27(3), pp. 279-289. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10.1002/jqs.1542

Eggermont, H.; Heiri, Oliver (2012). The chironomid-temperature relationship: expression in nature and palaeoenvironmental implications. Biological Reviews, 87(2), pp. 430-456. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00206.x

van Asch, N.; Kloos, M.E.; Heiri, Oliver; de Klerk, P.; Hoek, W.Z. (2012). The younger dryas cooling in northeast Germany: summer temperature and environmental changes in the Friedländer Groβe Wiese region. Journal of quaternary science JQS, 27(5), pp. 531-543. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 10.1002/jqs.2547

Velle, G.; Telford, R.J.; Heiri, Oliver; Kurek, J.; Birks, H.J.B. (2012). Testing intra-site transfer functions: an example using chironomids and water depth. Journal of Paleolimnology, 48(3), pp. 545-558. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic 10.1007/s10933-012-9630-5

Samartin, Stéphanie; Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, André F.; Tinner, Willy (2012). Climate warming and vegetation response after Heinrich event 1 (16 700–16 000 cal yr BP) in Europe south of the Alps. Climate of the past, 8(6), pp. 1913-1927. Göttingen: Copernicus Publications 10.5194/cp-8-1913-2012

Heggen, MP; Birks, HH; Heiri, Oliver; Grytnes, JA; Birks, HJB (2012). Are fossil assemblages in a single sediment core from a small lake representative of total deposition of mite, chironomid, and plant macrofossil remains? Journal of Paleolimnology, 48(4), pp. 669-691. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic 10.1007/s10933-012-9637-y

Brooks, SJ; Axford, Y; Heiri, Oliver; Langdon, PG; Larocque-Tobler, I (2012). Chironomids can be reliable proxies for Holocene temperatures. A comment on Velle et al. (2010). Holocene, 22(12), pp. 1495-1500. Los Angeles, Calif.: Sage 10.1177/0959683612449757

Heiri, Oliver; Schilder, J.; van Hardenbroek, M. (2012). Stable isotopic analysis of fossil chironomids as an approach to environmental reconstruction: State of development and future challenges. Fauna Norvegica, 31, pp. 7-18. Trondheim (N): Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, in cooperation with Directorate for Nature Management

Schmidt, Steffi; Wagner, Bernd; Heiri, Oliver; Klug, Martin; Bennike, Ole; Melles, Martin (2011). Chironomids as indicators of the Holocene climatic and environmental history of two lakes in Northeast Greenland. Boreas, 40(1), pp. 116-130. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00173.x

Verbruggen, F.; Heiri, Oliver; Merilainen, J.J.; Lotter, André F. (2011). Subfossil chironomid assemblages in deep, stratified European lakes: relationships with temperature, trophic state and oxygen. Freshwater biology, 56(3), pp. 407-423. Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications 10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02508.x

Birks, H.John B.; Heiri, Oliver; Seppä, Heiki; Bjune, Anne E. (2011). Strengths and Weaknesses of Quantitative Climate Reconstructions Based on Late-Quaternary Biological Proxies. Open Ecology Journal, 3(1), pp. 68-110. Sharjah: Bentham Open 10.2174/1874213001003020068

Kirilova, E.P.; Heiri, Oliver; Bluszcz, P.; Zolitschka, B.; Lotter, André F. (2011). Climate-driven shifts in diatom assemblages recorded in annually laminated sediments of Sacrower See (NE Germany). Aquatic Sciences, 73(2), pp. 201-210. Basel: Springer 10.1007/s00027-010-0169-0

van Hardenbroek, M.; Heiri, Oliver; Wilhelm, M.F.; Lotter, André F. (2011). How representative are subfossil assemblages of Chironomidae and common benthic invertebrates for the living fauna of Lake De Waay, the Netherlands? Aquatic Sciences, 73(2), pp. 247-259. Basel: Springer 10.1007/s00027-010-0173-4

Heiri, Oliver; Brooks, Stephen J.; Birks, H. John B.; Lotter, André F. (2011). A 274-lake calibration data-set and inference model for chironomid-based summer air temperature reconstruction in Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30(23-24), pp. 3445-3456. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.09.006

Verbruggen, F.; Heiri, Oliver; Reichart, G.J.; Blaga, C.; Lotter, André F. (2011). Stable oxygen isotopes in chironomid and cladoceran remains as indicators for lake-water δ18O. Limnology and oceanography, 56(6), pp. 2071-2079. Waco, Tex.: American Society of Limnology and Oceanography. 10.4319/lo.2011.56.6.2071

Ilyashuk, Boris P.; Ilyashuk, Elena A.; Makarchenko, Eugeny A.; Heiri, Oliver (2010). Midges of the genus Pseudodiamesa Goetghebuer (Diptera, Chironomidae): current knowledge and palaeoecological perspective. Journal of Paleolimnology, 44(2), pp. 667-676. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic 10.1007/s10933-010-9446-0

Verbruggen, F.; Heiri, Oliver; Reichart, G.J.; Lotter, André F. (2010). Chironomid δ18O as a proxy for reconstructing past lake water δ18O: a down-core record based on late glacial sediments from Rotsee, Switzerland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29(17-18), pp. 2271-2279. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.05.030

Larocque-Tobler, Isabelle; Grosjean, Martin; Heiri, Oliver; Trachsel, Mathias; Kamenik, Christian (2010). Thousand years of climate change reconstructed from chironomid sub-fossils preserved in varved lake Silvaplana, Engadine, Switzerland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29(15-16), pp. 1940-1949. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.04.018

Larocque, Isabelle; Heiri, Oliver; Wehrli, Michael (2010). Late Glacial and Holocene temperature changes at Egelsee, Switzerland, reconstructed using subfossil chironomids. Journal of Paleolimnology, 43(4), pp. 649-666. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 10.1007/s10933-009-9358-z

Ilyashuk, Boris; Gobet, Erika; Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, André F.; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline; van der Knaap, Willem Oscar; Ilyashuk, Elena; Oberli, Florencia; Ammann, Brigitta (2009). Lateglacial environmental and climatic changes at the Maloja Pass, Central Swiss Alps, as recorded by chironomids and pollen. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28(13-14), pp. 1340-1353. Oxford: Pergamon 10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.01.007

Larocque-Tobler, Isabelle; Grosjean, Martin; Heiri, Oliver; Trachsel, Mathias (2009). High-resolution chironomid-inferred temperature history since ad 1580 from varved Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland: comparison with local and regional reconstructions. Holocene, 19(8), pp. 1201-1212. Los Angeles, Calif.: Sage 10.1177/0959683609348253

Larocque-Tobler, Isabelle; Grosjean, Martin; Heiri, Oliver; Bigler, Christian; Blass, Alex (2009). Comparision between chironomid-inferred July temperatures and meteorological data AD 1850-2001 from varved Lake Silvaplana, Switzerland. Journal of Paleolimnology, 41(2), pp. 329-342. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 10.1007/s10933-008-9228-0

von Gunten, Lucien; Heiri, Oliver; Bigler, Christian; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline F. N.; Casty, Carlo; Lotter, André F.; Sturm, Michael (2008). Seasonal temperatures for the past ~ 400 years reconstructed from diatom and chironomid assemblages in a high-altitude lake (Lej da la Tscheppa, Switzerland). Journal of Paleolimnology, 39(3), pp. 283-299. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 10.1007/s10933-007-9103-4

Beer, Ruth; Heiri, Oliver; Tinner, Willy (2007). Vegetation history, fire history and lake development recorded for 6300 years by pollen, charcoal, loss on ignition and chironomids at a small lake in southern Kyrgyzstan (Alay Range, Central Asia). Holocene, 17(7), pp. 977-985. Los Angeles, Calif.: Sage 10.1177/0959683607082413

Finsinger, Walter; Heiri, Oliver; Valsecchi, Verushka; Tinner, Willy; Lotter, André F. (2007). Modern pollen assemblages as climate indicators in southern Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16(5), pp. 567-582. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2007.00313.x

Heiri, Caroline; Bugmann, Harald; Tinner, Willy; Heiri, Oliver; Lischke, Heike (2006). A model-based reconstruction of Holocene treeline dynamics in the Central Swiss Alps. Journal of Ecology, 94(1), pp. 206-216. Oxford: Blackwell 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2005.01072.x

Lotter, André F.; Heiri, Oliver; Hofmann, Wolfgang; van der Knaap, Willem Oscar; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline; Walker, Ian; Wick, Lucia (2006). Holocene timber-line dynamics at Bachalpsee, a lake at 2265 m a.s.l. in the northern Swiss Alps. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 15(4), pp. 295-307. Berlin: Springer 10.1007/s00334-006-0060-z

Bigler, Christian; Heiri, Oliver; Krskova, Renata; Lotter, André F.; Sturm, Michael (2006). Distribution of diatoms, chironomids and cladocera in surface sediments of thirty mountain lakes in south-eastern Switzerland. Aquatic Sciences, 68(2), pp. 154-171. Birkhäuser-Verlag; 10.1007/s00027-006-0813-x

Glaser, Rüdiger; Ammann, Brigitta; Brauer, Achim; Heiri, Oliver; Jacobeit, Jucundus; Lotter, André F.; Luterbacher, Jürg; Maisch, Max; Magny, Michel; Pfister, Christian; Veit, Heinz; Wanner, Heinz (2005). Palaeoclimate within the River Rhine catchment during Holocene and historic times. Erdkunde, 59(3/4), pp. 251-275. Geographisches Institut, Universität Bonn 10.3112/erdkunde.2005.03.05

Heiri, Oliver; Tinner, Willy; Lotter, André F. (2004). Evidence for cooler European summers during periods of changing meltwater flux to the North Atlantic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America - PNAS, 101(43), pp. 15285-15288. National Academy of Sciences NAS 10.1073/pnas.0406594101

Heiri, Oliver; Wick, Lucia; van Leeuwen, Jacqueline; van der Knaap, Willem Oscar; Lotter, André F. (2003). Holocene tree immigration and the chironomid fauna of a small Swiss subalpine lake (Hinterburgsee, 1515 m asl). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 189(1-2), pp. 35-53. Elsevier 10.1016/S0031-0182(02)00592-8

Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, André F. (2001). Effect of low count sums on quantitative environmental reconstructions: an example using subfossil chironomids. Journal of Paleolimnology, 26(3), pp. 343-350. Springer 10.1023/A:1017568913302

Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, André F.; Lemcke, Gerry (2001). Loss on ignition as a method for estimating organic and carbonate content in sediments: reproducibility and comparability of results. Journal of Paleolimnology, 25(1), pp. 101-110. Springer 10.1023/A:1008119611481

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Tinner, Willy; Conedera, Marco; Bugmann, Harald; Colombaroli, Daniele; Gobet, Erika; Vescovi, Elisa; Heiri, Oliver; Joos, Fortunat; Luterbacher, Jürg; La Mantia, Tommaso; Pasta, Salvatore; Untenecker, Johanna; Henne, Paul D. (September 2016). Europäische Wälder unter wärmeren Klimabedingungen: neue Erkenntnisse aus Paläoökologie und dynamischer Vegetationsmodellierung. AFZ-Der Wald, 71(18), pp. 45-49. Deutscher Landwirtschaftsverlag GmbH

Book Section

Heiri, Oliver; Tóth, Mónika; van Hardenbroek, Maarten; Zweifel, Noëmi (2017). Chironomiden- und Cladocerenfossilien. In: Bleicher, Niels; Harb, Christian (eds.) Zürich-Parkhaus Opéra - Eine neolithische Feuchtbodenfundstelle - Band 3: Naturwissenschaftliche Analysen und Synthese. Monographien der Kantonsarchäologie Zürich: Vol. 50 (pp. 30-50). Zürich und Egg: Baudirektion Kanton Zürich, Amt für Raumentwicklung, Kantonsarchäologie Dübendorf, Amt für Städtebau Zürich, Unterwasserarchäologie/Labor für Dendrochronologie Zürich

Bleicher, Niels; Ferran, Antolín; Heiri, Oliver; Häberle, Simone; Hüster Plogmann, Heide; Jacomet, Stefanie; Pümpin, Christine; Rentzel, Philippe; Schäfer, Marguerita; Schibler, Jörg; Wiemann, Philipp (2017). Taphonomie und Schichtgenese. In: Bleicher, Niels; Harb, Christian (eds.) Zürich-Parkhaus Opéra - Eine neolithische Feuchtbodenfundstelle - Band 3: Naturwissenschaftliche Analysen und Synthese. Monographien der Kantonsarchäologie Zürich: Vol. 50 (pp. 215-226). Zürich und Egg: Baudirektion Kanton Zürich, Amt für Raumentwicklung, Kantonsarchäologie Dübendorf, Amt für Städtebau Zürich, Unterwasserarchäologie/Labor für Dendrochronologie Zürich

Maher, L.J.; Heiri, Oliver; Lotter, A.F. (2012). Assessment of Uncertainties Associated with Palaeolimnological Laboratory Methods and Microfossil Analysis. In: Birks, H.J.B.; Lotter, André F.; Juggins, S.; Smol, J.P. (eds.) Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments. Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research: Vol. 5 (pp. 143-166). Heidelberg: Springer Verlag 10.1007/978-94-007-2745-8_6

Pérez-Martínez, C.; Jiménez, L.; Conde-Porcuna, J.M.; Moreno, E.; Ramos-Rodríguez, E.; Heiri, Oliver; Jiménez-Moreno, G.; Anderson, S.R. (2012). Effectos del cambio climático en los ecosistemas acuáticos y terrestres de alta montana de Sierra Nevada: Análisis del registro fósil en los sedimentos. In: Ramírez, L.; Asensio, B. (eds.) Proyectos de investigación en parques nacionales: 2008-2011 (pp. 71-93).


Tinner, Willy; Colombaroli, Daniele; Heiri, Oliver; Henne, Paul D.; Steinacher, Marco; Untenecker, Johanna; Vescovi, Elisa; Allen, Judy R. M.; Carraro, Gabriele; Conedera, Marco; Joos, Fortunat; Lotter, André F.; Luterbacher, Jürg; Samartin, Stéphanie; Valsecchi, Verushka (2013). Data from: The past ecology of Abies alba provides new perspectives on future responses of silver fir forests to global warming [Dataset]. In: Dryad Digital Repository. Ecological Society of America 10.5061/dryad.df3sn

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