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Wolfe, A.P. et al (2017). Middle Eocene CO2 and climate reconstructed from the sediment fill of a subarctic kimberlite maar. Geology. May 2017, 45, (5).  DOI: 10.1130/G39002.1 Published on May 2017, First Published on May 01, 2017

McCarroll, D. et al 2017. A simple stable carbon-isotope method for investigating changes in the use of recent versus old carbon in oak. Tree Physiology. doi:10.1093/treephys/tpx030

Luterbacher, J.  et. al. (2016). European summer temperatures since Roman times. Environmental Research Letters 11(2), 024001. Data archived here.

Chen, F. et al (2016). A tree-ring width based drought reconstruction for southeastern China: links to Pacific Ocean climate variability. Boreas 45(2), 335-346.

Gagen, M. et al (2016). North Atlantic summer storm tracks over Europe dominated by internal variability over the past millennium. Nature Geoscience 9(8), 630-635.

Williams, R. et al (2015). On the development of a drill-borer for sampling tropical supra-hardwoods; a review of drill- an example using the Borneo Ironwood Eusideroxylon zwageri. Dendrochronologia. Dendrochronologia 35, 99-104.

Gagen, M. et al .EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 17, 15050 Long term changes in Intrinsic Water Use Efficiency, the palaeo record derived from stable carbon isotope measurements from tree rings.

Büntgen, U. et al (2015). Towards a spatiotemporal expansion of temperature and hydroclimatic proxy archives. Past Glob. Changes Mag., 23.

Hafner, P. et al (2014). A 520 year record of summer sunshine for the eastern European Alps based on stable carbon isotopes in larch tree rings. Climate Dynamics 43(3-4), 971-980. doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1864-z

McCarroll, et al. (2013). A 1200-year multiproxy record of tree growth and summer temperature at the northern pine forest limit of Europe. The Holocene, 23(4), 471-484. doi: 10.1177/0959683612467483. Data available here.

SA Rayback et al. AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts 1, 0565. Loss of Homeostatic Gas Exchange in Eastern Hemlock in Response to Pollution and Rising CO2?

Palaeoclimatic potential of Acacia tortilis in the Eastern Sahara. M Gagen, G Young, G Andersen, K Krzywinski, T Goslar EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 16, 15017.

Unforced variability in summer storm track position over the past millennium. M Gagen, E Zorita, D McCarroll, N Loader, G Young, I Robertson. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 16, 14982.

Bodin, P. et al (2013). Comparing the performance of different stomatal conductance models using modelled and measured plant carbon isotope ratios (δ13C): implications for assessing physiological forcing. Global Change Biology 19(6), 1709-1719.

Past Asian Monsoon circulation from multiple tree-ring proxies and models. KJ Anchukaitis, M Herzog, M Hernandez, D Martin-Benito, M Gagen, …AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. 2013.

Gagen, M. McCarroll, D. Jalkanen, R. Loader, N. Robertson, I. & Young, G. (2012). A rapid method for the production of robust millennial length stable isotope tree ring series for climate reconstruction. Global and Planetary Change 82-83, 96

Cloud response to summer temperatures in Fennoscandia over the last thousand years M Gagen. Quaternary International 279, 157 (2012)

Episodes of large unforced variability in European climate over the last millennium. M Gagen, E Zorita, D McCarroll. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts 14, 10764 (2012).

Loader,N.J. et al. “Recent trends in the intrinsic water-use efficiency of ringless rainforest trees in Borneo.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 366, no. 1582 (2011): 3330-3339.

Gagen, M. et al (2011). Cloud response to summer temperatures in Fennoscandia over the last thousand years. Geophysical Research Letters 38(5). Data archived here.

McCarroll, D. et al (2011). A critical evaluation of multi-proxy dendroclimatology in northern Finland. Journal of Quaternary Science 26(1), 7-14.

Bale, R.J.  et al (2011) An annually resolved bristlecone pine carbon isotope chronology for the last millennium, Quaternary Research, Volume 76, Issue 1, July 2011, Pages 22-29, ISSN 0033-5894,

McCarroll, D. et al (2011). A critical evaluation of multi-proxy dendroclimatology in northern Finland. Journal of Quaternary Science 26(1)-14.

Millennial length summer sunshine reconstructions from stable carbon isotope ratios in tree rings from across Fennoscandia. M Gagen, D McCarroll, E Zorita, G Young, R Jalkanen, N Loader, …

EGU General Assembly 2011. Geophysical Research Abstracts.

Gagen, M. et al (2011). Evidence of changing intrinsic water-use efficiency under rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations in Boreal Fennoscandia from subfossil leaves and tree ring δ13C ratios. Global Change Biology 17(2), 1064-1072. Data available here.

Gagen, M. McCarroll, D. Loader, N. & Robertson, I. (2010) Stable Isotopes in Dendroclimatology: Moving Beyond ‘Potential’. In Dendroclimatology…. (pp. 147).

Bale, R.  et al (2010). Temporal stability in bristlecone pine tree-ring stable oxygen isotope chronologies over the last two centuries. The Holocene 20(1), 3

McCarroll, et al (2009). Correction of tree ring stable carbon isotope chronologies for changes in the carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 73(6), 1539.

Robertson, I. et al (2009). Climates of the past: evidence from natural and documentary archives. Journal of Quaternary Science 24(5), 411

Levanič, T. et al (2009) The climate sensitivity of Norway spruce [Picea abies (L.) Karst.] in the southeastern European Alps 23: 169. doi:10.1007/s00468-008-0265-0

Gagen, M., et al (2008). Do tree ring δ13C series from Pinus sylvestris in northern Fennoscandia contain long-term non-climatic trends?. Chemical Geology 252(1-2), 42-51.

Gagen, M. et al (2007). Exorcising the `segment length curse’: summer temperature reconstruction since AD 1640 using non-detrended stable carbon isotope ratios from pine trees in northern Finland. The Holocene 17(4), 435

Gagen, M. et al (2006). Combining Ring Width, Density and Stable Carbon Isotope Proxies to Enhance the Climate Signal in Tree-Rings: An Example from the Southern French Alps. Climatic Change 78(2-4), 363

The MILLENNIUM project: European climate of the last MILLENNIUM M Gagen, D McCarrol, S Hicks, Pages News 14 (4)

Gagen, M. McCarroll, D. & Edouard, J. (2004). Latewood Width, Maximum Density, and Stable Carbon Isotope Ratios of Pine as Climate Indicators in a Dry Subalpine Environment, French Alps. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 36(2), 166

A dendrochronological assessment of two South African Widdringtonia species. EC February, M Gagen, AE van Wyk South African journal of botany 69 (3), 428-433.