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Selected Publications - Rosell i Melé, Antoni

Journal articles

J. Plancq, V. Grossi, B. Pitteta, C. Huguet, A. Rosell-Melé, E. Mattioli (2015). Multi-proxy constraints on sapropel formation during the late Pliocene of central Mediterranean (southwest Sicily). Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 420, 30-44. 

N. Moraleda, M. Carrasson, A. Rosell-Melé (2015). Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorinated pesticides in European hake (Merluccius merluccius) muscle from the Western Mediterranean Sea . Marine Pollution Bulletin. 95, 513-519 

A. Fernandez-Llamazares, M.E. Méndez-López, I. Díaz-Reviriego, M. McBride, A. Pyhälä, A. Rosell-Melé, V. Reyes-García (2015). Links between media communication and local perceptions of climate change in an indigenous society . Climatic Change. 10.1007/s10584-015-1381-7 

Petrick B., McClymont E.L., Felder S., Rueda G., Leng M.J., Rosell-Melé A.  (2015). Late Pliocene upwelling in the Southern Benguela region. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 429, 62-71 

A. Rosell-Melé, A. Martínez-Garcia, E.L. McClymont (2014). Persistent warmth across the Benguela upwelling system during the Pliocene epoch. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 386, 10–20 

S. Ling Ho, G. Mollenhauer, S. Fietz, A. Martínez-Garcia, F. Lamy, G. Rueda, K. Schipper, M. Méheust, A. Rosell-Melé, R. Stein, R. Tiedemann (2014). Appraisal of TEX86 and TEX86L thermometries in subpolar and polar regions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 131, 213–226 

J. Menges, C. Huguet, J.M. Alcañiz, S. Fietz, D. Sachse, A. Rosell-Melé (2014). Influence of water availability in the distributions of branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether in soils of the Iberian Peninsula. Biogeosciences. 11, 2571-2581 

J. Knies, P. Cabedo-Sanz, S.T. Belt, S. Baranwal, S. Fietz & A. Rosell-Melé (2014). The emergence of modern sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean. Nature Communications. 5:5608 | DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6608 

K.T. Lawrence, D.M. Sigman, T.D. Herbert, C.A. Riihimaki, C.T. Bolton, A. Martinez-Garcia, A. Rosell-Mele, and G.H. Haug (2013). Time-Transgressive North Atlantic Productivity Changes upon Northern Hemisphere Glaciation. Paleoceanography. 28, 740-751, doi: 10.1002/2013PA002546 

S. Fietz, F. G. Prahl, N. Moraleda, A. Rosell-Melé (2013). Eolian transport of glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers (GDGTs) off northwest Africa. Organic Geochemistry. 64, 112-118 

Rueda G., S. Fietz, A. Rosell-Melé (2013). Coupling of air and sea surface temperatures in the eastern Fram Strait during the last 2000 years. The Holocene. Volume: 23 Issue: 5 Pages: 692-698  

Huguet C., Fietz S. and Rosell-Melé A. (2013). Global distribution patterns of hydroxy glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers. Organic Geochemistry. Volume 57, April 2013, Pages 107–118 

Fietz S., Huguet C., Hambach B., Rueda G., Rosell-Melé A.  (2013). Hydroxylated isoprenoidal GDGTs in the Nordic Seas . Marine Chemistry. 152, 1-10  

E.L. McClymont, S.M. Sosdian, A. Rosell-Melé, Y. Rosenthal (2013). Pleistocene sea-surface temperature evolution: early cooling, delayed glacial intensification, and implications for the mid- Pleistocene climate transition. Earth-Science Reviews. 123 (2013) 173–193, 10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.04.006 

A. Rosell-Melé and F.G. Prahl (2013). Seasonality of UK'37 temperature estimates as inferred from sediment trap data. Quaternary Science Reviews. 72 128–136, 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.04.017 

S.Schouten, E.C. Hopmans, A. Rosell-Melé, et al (67 authors).  (2013). An interlaboratory study of TEX86 and BIT analysis of sediments, extracts and standard mixture. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Volume 14, Issue 12, pages 5263–5285 

Briggs B., Inagaki F., Morono Y., Futagami T., Huguet C., Rosell-Mele A., Lorenson T., Colwell R. (2012). Bacterial dominance in subseafloor sediments characterized by methane hydrates. FEMS Microbiology Ecology . 81, 1, 88-98 

Caille, F., Riera, J.L., Rosell-Melé, A. (2012). Modelling nitrogen and phosphorus loads in a Mediterranean river catchment (La Tordera, NE Spain). Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci.. 16, 2417–2435 

L. Rodríguez-Sanz, G. Mortyn, A. Martínez-Garcia, A.Rosell-Melé and I.R. Hall (2012). Glacial Southern Ocean freshening at the onset of the Middle Pleistocene Climate Transition. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 345-348, 194-202 

S. Fietz, C. Huguet, J. Bendle, M. Escala, C. Gallacherb, L. Herfortc, R. Jamieson, A. Martínez-Garcia, E.L. McClymont, V.L. Peck, Fredrick G. Prahl, S. Rossi, G. Rueda, A. Sanson-Barrera, A. Rosell-Melé (2012). Co-variation of crenarchaeol and branched GDGTs in globally-distributed marine and freshwater sedimentary archives . Global and Planetary Change . 92–93, 275–285 

Sze L.J., G. Mollenhauer, F. Lamy, A. Martínez-Garcia, M. Mohtadi, R. Gersonde, D. Hebbeln, S. Nunez-Ricardo, A. Rosell-Mele, R. Tiedemann (2012). Sea surface temperature variability in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean over the past 700 kyr. Paleoceanography . doi:10.1029/2012PA002317 

A. Schmittner, N. M. Urban, J. D. Shakun, N. M. Mahowald, P. U. Clark, P. J. Bartlein, A. C. Mix, and A. Rosell-Melé (2012). Response to Comment on “Climate Sensitivity Estimated from Temperature Reconstructions of the Last Glacial Maximum”. Science, . 337, p. 1294  

H.A. Bauch, E.S. Kandiano, J. Helmke, N. Andersen, A. Rosell-Mele, H. Erlenkeuser (2011). Climatic Bisection of the Last Interglacial Warm Period in the Polar North Atlantic. Quaternary Science Reviews. 30, 1813–1818 

A. Martínez-Garcia, A. Rosell-Melé, S. L. Jaccard, W. Geibert, D. M. Sigman and G. H. Haug (2011). Southern Ocean dust-climate coupling over the past 4 million years. Nature. 476, 312–315, doi:10.1038/nature10310 

S. Fietz, A. Martínez-Garcia, G, Rueda,V. Peck,C. Huguet, M. Escala,A. Rosell-Melé  (2011). Crenarchaea and phytoplankton coupling in sedimentary archives: Common trigger or metabolic dependence?. Limnology & Oceanography. doi:10.4319/lo.2011.56.5.0000 

S. Fietz, A. Martínez-Garcia, C. Huguet, G. rueda and A. Rosell-Melé (2011). Constraints in the application of the Branched and Isoprenoid Tetraether (BIT) index as a terrestrial input proxy . Journal of Geophysical Research - Oceans, 116, C10032, doi:10.1029/2011JC007062.  

C. Huguet, S. Fietz, M. Stockhecke, M. Sturm, F. S. Anselmetti and A. Rosell-Melé (2011). Biomarker seasonality study in Lake Van, Turkey. Organic Geochemistry. 42, 1289–1298. 

Rosell-Mele, A.; Balestra, B.; Kornilova, O.; Mcclymont, E. L.; Russell, M.; Monechi, S.; Troelstra, S.; Ziveri, P. (2011). Alkenones and coccoliths in ice-rafted debris during the Last Glacial Maximum in the North Atlantic: implications for the use of UK37' as a sea surface temperature proxy. Journal of Quaternary Science. 26, 6, 657-664 

A. Schmittner, N. M. Urban, J. D. Shakun, N. M. Mahowald, P. U. Clark, P. J. Bartlein, A. C. Mix, A. Rosell-Melé (2011). Climate Sensitivity Estimated From Temperature Reconstructions of the Last Glacial Maximum. Science, 334, 1385-1388, doi: 10.1126/science.1203513.  

A. Martínez-Garcia, A. Rosell-Melé, E. L. McClymont, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2010). Subpolar Link to the Emergence of the Modern Equatorial Pacific Cold Tongue. Science. 328, 1550 - 1553, DOI: 10.1126/science.1184480 

Elordui-Zapatarietxe, Saioa; Rosell-Mele, Antoni; Moraleda, Nuria; Tolosa, Imma; Albaiges, Joan (2010). Phase distribution of hydrocarbons in the water column after a pelagic deep ocean oil spill. Marine Pollution bulletin. 60, 10, 1667-1673 

Escala, Marina; Fietz, Susanne; Rueda, Gemma; Rosell-Mele, Antoni (2009). Analytical Considerations for the Use of the Paleothermometer Tetraether Index(86) and the Branched vs Isoprenoid Tetraether Index Regarding the Choice of Cleanup and Instrumental Conditions. Analytical Chemistry. 81, 7, 2701-2707 

Bendle, J. A.P., A. Rosell-Mele, N. J. Cox, and I. Shennan  (2009). Alkenones, alkenoates, and organic matter in coastal environments of NW Scotland: Assessment of potential application for sea level reconstruction. Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst.. 10, Q12003, doi:10.1029/2009GC002603 

A. Martinez-Garcia, A. Rosell-Mele, W. Geibert, R. Gersonde, P. Masque, V. Gaspari & C. Barbante  (2009). Links between iron supply, marine productivity, sea surface temperature and CO2 over the last 1.1My. Paleoceanography . doi:10.1029/2008PA001657 

G. Rueda, A. Rosell-Meléa, M. Escala, R. Gyllencreutzc and J. Backman (2009). Comparison of instrumental and GDGT-based estimates of sea surface and air temperatures from the Skagerrak. Organic Geochemistry. doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2008.10.012  

MARGO Project Members (C.Waelbroeck, A. Paul, M. Kucera, A. Rosell-Melé, M.Weinelt, R. Schneider, A. C. Mix, et al.) (2009). Constraints on the magnitude and patterns of ocean cooling at the Last Glacial Maximum. Nature Geoscience. Volume: 2 Issue: 2 Pages: 127-132. doi: 10.1038/NGEO411 

A. Rosell-Melé (2008). Languages: Catalan speakers learn a wider range . Nature. 455, 26-26 

McClymont E. L., Rosell-Mele A., Haug G., Lloyd J. (2008). Expansion of subarctic water masses in the north Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and implications for mid-Pleistocene ice-sheet growth. Paleoceanography. 23, PA4214, doi:10.1029/2008PA001622  

Escala M., Rosell-Melé A., Fietz S., Koeberl C. (2008). Archeabacterial lipids in drill core samples from the Bosumtwi impact structure, Ghana. Meteoritics & Planetary Science. 43, Nr 11, 1777–1782 

Elordui-Zapatarietxe, Saioa; Albaiges, Joan; Rosell-Mele, Antoni (2008). Fast preparation of the seawater accommodated fraction of heavy fuel oil by sonication. Chemosphere. 73, 11, 1811-1816 

F. Caille, J. Riera, B. Rodríguez-Labajos, H. Middelkoop, and A. Rosell-Melé  (2007). Participatory scenario development for integrated assessment of nutrient flows in a Catalan river catchment.  Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 1843-1855 

Bendle J.A.P. and Rosell-Melé A. (2007). High-resolution alkenone sea surface temperature variability on the North Icelandic Shelf:implications for Nordic Seas palaeoclimatic development during the Holocene. The Holocene. 17, 9-24 

Erin L. McClymont, Alfredo Martínez-Garcia and Antoni Rosell-Melé (2007). Benefits of freeze-drying sediments for the analysis of total chlorins and alkenone concentrations in marine sediments. Organic Geochemistry. 38 (6) 1002-1007. 

M. Escala, A. Rosell-Melé, and P. Masqué (2007). Identification Of Tex86 Related Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers In Continental Eurasia And Southern Ocean Samples By HPLC/ Ion Trap- MS. Organic Geochemistry. 38, 161-164 

de Vernal, A., Rosell-Mele, A., Kucera, M., Hillaire-Marcel, C., Eynaud, F., Weinelt, M., Dokken, T., Kageyama, M. (2006). Comparing proxies for the reconstruction of LGM sea-surface conditions in the northern North Atlantic. QUATERNARY SCIENCE REVIEWS. 25, 2820–2834 

M. Kageyamaa, A. Laine, A. Abe-Ouchi, P. Braconnot, E.Cortijo, M. Crucifix, A. de Vernal, J. Guiot, C. D. Hewitt, A. Kitoh, M. Kucera, O. Marti, R. Ohgaito, B. Otto-Bliesner, W. R. Peltier, A. Rosell-Mele, G. Vettoretti j, S. L. Weber, Y. Yu, and MAR (2006). Last Glacial Maximum temperatures over the North Atlantic, Europe and western Siberia: a comparison between PMIP models, MARGO sea–surface temperatures and pollen-based reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews. 25, 2082–2102 

Haug G.H., Ganopolski A., Sigman D.M., Rosell-Mele A., Swann G.E.A., Tiedemann R., Jaccard S.L., Bollmann J., Maslin M.A., Leng M.J., and Eglinton G., (2005). North Pacific seasonality and the glaciation of North America 2.7 million years ago. Nature. 7028,433,821-825 

E.L. McClymont and A. Rosell-Mele (2005). Links between the onset of modern Walker circulation and the mid-Pleistocene climate transition. Geology. 5,33,389–392 

Bendle J, Rosell-Melé A and Ziveri P. (2005). Variability of unusual distributions of alkenones in the surface waters of the Nordic Seas . Paleoceanography . 20, PA2001, doi:10.1029/2004PA001025 

Kucera M, Rosell-Melé A, Schneider R., Waelbrok C. and Weinelt M. (2005). Multiproxy approach for the reconstruction of the glacial ocean surface (MARGO) . Quaternary Science Reviews. 24 (7-9): 813-819 

McClymont E.L., Rosell-Melé A., Lloyd J.M., Giraudeau J. and Pierre C. (2005). Alkenone and coccolith records of the mid-pleistocene in the south-east atlantic: implications for the UK37’ index and south African climate. . Quaternary Science Reviews. 24, 1559–1572 

Bendle J and Rosell-Melé A. (2004). Distributions of UK37 and UK37’ in the surface waters and sediments of the Nordic Seas: implications for paleoceanography. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 5, Q11013, doi:10.1029/2004GC000741 

Rosell-Melé A., Bard E., Emeis K.C., Grieger B, Hewitt C, Muller PJ, and Schneider RR (2004). Sea surface temperature anomalies in the oceans at the LGM estimated from the alkenone-UK37’ index: comparison with GCMs . Geophys. Res. Lett.. 31,Art. No. L03208 FEB, doi:10.1029/2003GL018151 

Rosell-Melé A. and Kornilova O. (2003). Application of microwave-assisted extraction to the analysis of biomarker climate proxies in marine sediments. Organic Geochemistry. 34,1517-1523 

Rosell-Melé A., Jansen E. & Weinelt M. (2002). Appraisal of a molecular approach to infer variations in surface ocean freshwater inputs into the North Atlantic during the last glacial. Global and Planetary Change. 34,143-152 

Rosell-Melé, E. Bard, J. Grimalt, I. Harrison, I. Bouloubassi, P. Comes, K.-C. Emeis, B. Epstein, K. Fahl, P. Farrimond, A. Fluegge, K. Freeman, M. Goñi, U. Güntner, D. Hartz, S. Hellebust, T. Herbert, M. Ikehara, R. Ishiwatari, K. Kawamura, F. Kenig, J.  (2001). Precision of the current methods to measure alkenone relative (UK37) and absolute abundance in sediments: results of an inter-laboratory comparison study. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 2,Paper number 2000GC0 

Marlow J.R., Lange C., Wefer G. & Rosell-Melé A. (2000). Upwelling intensification as part of the Pliocene-Pleistocene climate transition. Science . 290,2288-2291