• A 24,000-year ancient DNA and pollen record from the Polar Urals reveals temporal dynamics of arctic and boreal plant communities 

      Clarke, Charlotte L.; Alsos, Inger Greve; Edwards, Mary E.; Paus, Aage; Gielly, Ludovic; Haflidason, Haflidi; Mangerud, Jan; Regnéll, Carl; Hughes, Paul D.M.; Svendsen, John-Inge; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      A 24,000-year record of plant community dynamics, based on pollen and ancient DNA from the sediments (sedaDNA) of Lake Bolshoye Shchuchye in the Polar Ural Mountains, provides detailed information on the flora of the Last ...
    • A brief history of climate – the northern seas from the Last Glacial Maximum to global warming 

      Eldevik, Tor; Risebrobakken, Bjørg; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Andersson, Carin; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Dokken, Trond Martin; Drange, Helge; Glessmer, Mirjam Sophia; Li, Camille; Nilsen, Jan Even Øie; Otterå, Odd Helge; Richter, Kristin; Skagseth, Øystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-12)
      The understanding of climate and climate change is fundamentally concerned with two things: a well-defined and sufficiently complete climate record to be explained, for example of observed temperature, and a relevant ...
    • Does pollen-assemblage richness reflect floristic richness? A review of recent developments and future challenges 

      Birks, Harry John Betteley; Felde, Vivian Astrup; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Grytnes, John-Arvid; Seppä, Heikki; Giesecke, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-05)
      Current interest and debate on pollen-assemblage richness as a proxy for past plant richness have prompted us to review recent developments in assessing whether modern pollen-assemblage richness reflects contemporary ...
    • Holocene environmental and climate history of Trettetjørn, a low-alpine lake in Western Norway, based on subfossil pollen, diatoms, oribatid mites, and plant macrofossils 

      Larsen, Jorunn; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; De la Riva Caballero, Arguitxu (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006)
      Holocene lake and catchment environmental history and regional climate are reconstructed from lake sediments at Trettetjørn, a small lake situated close to the present-day treeline in western Norway. Sediments began to ...
    • Holocene mean July temperature and winter precipitation in western Norway inferred from palynological and glaciological lake-sediment proxies 

      Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bakke, Jostein; Nesje, Atle; Birks, Harry John Betteley (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2005)
      Reconstructions of mean July temperature (Tjul) and winter precipitation (Pw) for the last 11/500 years on the Folgefonna peninsula are presented. Tjul was reconstructed using pollen-climate transfer functions and Pw was ...
    • Holocene palaeoclimate reconstructions at Vanndalsvatnet, western Norway, with particular reference to the 8200 cal. yr BP event 

      Nesje, Atle; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bakke, Jostein; Dahl, Svein Olaf; Lie, Øyvind; Birks, Harry John Betteley (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2006)
      Analyses of organic content, magnetic susceptibility, grain size and pollen in sediments from the proglacial lake Vanndalsvatnet in western Norway provide a high-resolution terrestrial record and pollenbased quantitative ...
    • Modern pollen–vegetation relationships in traditionally mown and unmanaged boreal rich-fen communities in central Norway 

      Fjordheim, Kristine; Moen, Asbjørn; Hjelle, Kari Loe; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Birks, Hilary H (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-04)
      Knowledge of the relationship between vegetation and modern pollen deposition is necessary to improve the interpretation of fossil pollen samples. We compared the cover of plant species and the modern pollen deposition in ...
    • Palaeolimnological responses of nine North African lakes in the CASSARINA Project to recent environmental changes and human impact detected by plant macrofossil, pollen, and faunal analyses 

      Birks, Hilary H.; Peglar, Sylvia M.; Boomer, Ian; Flower, Roger J.; Ramdani, Mohammed; Appleby, P. G.; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Patrick, Simon T.; Kraïem, Mohammed M.; Fathi, Adel A.; Abdelzaher, H. M. A. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2001)
      This paper presents multi-proxy palaeolimnological analyses from recent sediments in the nine CASSARINA lakes in northernmost Africa, three from each of Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt. The lakes are diverse, ranging from ...
    • Pollen evidence of variations in Holocene climate and Southern Hemisphere Westerly Wind strength on sub- Antarctic South Georgia 

      Zwier, Maaike; Bilt, Willem Godert Maria van der; de Stigter, Henko; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      The Southern Hemisphere Westerlies (SHW) play a major role in the global climate system. The winds drive ocean circulation and affect the Southern Oceans’ ability to take up atmospheric CO2. Recently, the SHW core belt has ...
    • Pollen-based quantitative reconstructions of Holocene regional vegetation cover (plant-functional types and land-cover types) in Europe suitable for climate modelling. 

      Trondman, Anna-Kari; Gaillard, Marie-José; Mazier, Florence; Sugita, Shinya; Fyfe, Ralph; Nielsen, Anne Birgitte; Twiddle, Claire L.; Barratt, P; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Bjørkman, L; Broström, Anna; Caseldine, Chris; David, R; Dodson, J; Dörfler, Walter; Fischer, E; van Geel, Bas; Giesecke, Thomas; Hultberg, T; Kalnina, Laimdota; Kangur, Mihkel; Van der Knaap, WO; Koff, Tiiu; Kunes, Petr; Lagerås, Per; Latalowa, Malgorzata; Lechterbeck, Jutta; Leroyer, C; Leydet, Michelle; Lindbladh, Matts; Marquer, Laurent; Mitchell, Fraser J.G.; Odgaard, Bent Vad; Peglar, Sylvia Margaret; Persson, T; Poska, Anneli; Rösch, Manfred; Seppä, Heikki; Veski, S.; Wick, L. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-10-22)
      We present quantitative reconstructions of regional vegetation cover in north-western Europe, western Europe north of the Alps, and eastern Europe for five time windows in the Holocene [around 6k, 3k, 0.5k, 0.2k, and 0.05k ...
    • Regional climate model simulations for Europe at 6k and 0.2k years BP: sensitivity to changes in anthropogenic deforestation 

      Strandberg, Gustav; Kjellström, Erik; Poska, Anneli; Wagner, Sebastian; Gaillard, Marie-José; Trondman, Anna-Kari; Mauri, Achille; Davis, Basil A.S.; Kaplan, Jed O.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Fyfe, Ralph; Giesecke, Thomas; Kalnina, Laimdota; Kangur, Mihkel; van der Knaap, Willem O.; Kokfelt, Ulla; Kuneš, Petr; Latalowa, Malgorzata; Marquer, Laurent; Mazier, Florence; Nielsen, Anne Birgitte; Smith, Ben; Seppä, Heikki; Sugita, Shinya (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-03-28)
      This study aims to evaluate the direct effects of anthropogenic deforestation on simulated climate at two contrasting periods in the Holocene, ~6 and ~0.2 k BP in Europe. We apply We apply the Rossby Centre regional climate ...
    • Smaller classes promote equitable student participation in STEM 

      Ballen, Cissy J.; Aguillon, Stepfanie M.; Awwad, Azza; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Challou, Daniel; Drake, Abby Grace; Driessen, Michelle; Ellozy, Aziza; Ferry, Vivian E.; Goldberg, Emma E.; Harcombe, William; Jensen, Steve; Jørgensen, Christian; Koth, Zoe; McGaugh, Suzanne; Mitry, Caroline; Mosher, Bryan; Mostafa, Hoda; Petipas, Renee H.; Soneral, Paula A.G.; Watters, Shana; Wassenberg, Deena; Weiss, Stacey L.; Yonas, Azariah; Zamudio, Kelly R.; Cotner, Sehoya Harris (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      As science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) classrooms in higher education transition from lecturing to active learning, the frequency of student interactions in class increases. Previous research documents ...
    • Stable Southern Hemisphere westerly winds throughout the Holocene until intensification in the last two millennia 

      van der Bilt, Willem Godert Maria; D’Andrea, William J.; Oppedal, Lea Toska; Bakke, Jostein; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Zwier, Maaike (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      The Southern Hemisphere westerly winds sustain the Southern Ocean’s role as one of Earth’s main carbon sinks, and have helped sequester nearly half the anthropogenic CO2 stored in the ocean. Observations show shifts in the ...
    • Taking practical learning in STEM education home: Examples from do‐it‐yourself experiments in plant biology 

      Gya, Ragnhild; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Practical teaching can give authentic learning experiences and teach valuable skills for undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines. One of the main ways of giving students such experiences, laboratory teaching, is met ...
    • Testing the Effect of Relative Pollen Productivity on the REVEALS Model: A Validated Reconstruction of Europe-Wide Holocene Vegetation 

      Serge, M.A.; Mazier, F.; Fyfe, R.; Gaillard, M.-J.; Klein, T.; Lagnoux, A.; Galop, D.; Githumbi, E.; Mindrescu, M.; Nielsen, A.B.; Trondman, A.-K.; Poska, A.; Sugita, S.; Woodbridge, J.; Abel-Schaad, D.; Åkesson, C.; Alenius, T.; Ammann, B.; Andersen, S.T.; Anderson, R. Scott; Andrič, M.; Balakauskas, L.; Barnekow, L.; Batalova, V.; Bergman, J.; Birks, H. John B.; Björkman, L.; Bjune, Anne Elisabeth; Borisova, O.; Broothaerts, N.; Carrion, J.; Caseldine, C.; Christiansen, J.; Cui, Q.; Currás, A.; Czerwiński, S.; David, R.; Davies, A.L.; De Jong, Jong; Di Rita, Rita; Dietre, B.; Dörfler, W.; Doyen, E.; Edwards, K.J.; Ejarque, A.; Endtmann, E.; Etienne, D.; Faure, E.; Feeser, I.; Feurdean, A.; Fischer, E.; Fletcher, W.; Franco-Múgica, F.; Fredh, Erik Daniel; Froyd, C.; Garcés-Pastor, S.; García-Moreiras, I.; Gauthier, E.; Gil-Romera, G.; González-Sampériz, P.; Grant, M.J.; Grindean, R.; Haas, J.N.; Hannon, G.; Heather, A.-J.; Heikkilä, M.; Hjelle, Kari Loe; Jahns, S.; Jasiunas, N.; Jiménez-Moreno, G.; Jouffroy-Bapicot, I.; Kabailienė, M.; Kamerling, I.M.; Kangur, M.; Karpińska-Kołaczek, M.; Kasianova, A.; Kołaczek, P.; Lagerås, P.; Latalowa, M.; Lechterbeck, Jutta; Leroyer, C.; Leydet, M.; Lindbladh, M.; Lisitsyna, O.; López-Sáez, J.-A.; Lowe, John; Luelmo-Lautenschlaeger, R.; Lukanina, E.; Macijauskaitė, L.; Magri, D.; Marguerie, D.; Marquer, L.; Martinez-Cortizas, A.; Mehl, Ingvild Kristine; Mesa-Fernández, J.M.; Mighall, T.; Miola, A.; Miras, Y.; Morales-Molino, C.; Mrotzek, A.; Sobrino, C. Muñoz; Odgaard, B.; Ozola, I.; Pérez-Díaz, S.; Pérez-Obiol, R.P.; Poggi, C.; Rego, P. Ramil; Ramos-Román, M.J.; Rasmussen, P.; Reille, M.; Rösch, M.; Ruffaldi, P.; Goni, M. Sanchez; Savukynienė, N.; Schröder, T.; Schult, M.; Segerström, U.; Seppä, H.; Vives, G. Servera; Shumilovskikh, L.; Smettan, H.W.; Stancikaite, M.; Stevenson, A.C.; Stivrins, N.; Tantau, I.; Theuerkauf, M.; Tonkov, S.; van der Knaap, der; van Leeuwen, Leeuwen; Vecmane, E.; Verstraeten, G.; Veski, S.; Voigt, R.; Von Stedingk, Stedingk; Waller, M.P.; Wiethold, J.; Willis, K.J.; Wolters, S.; Zernitskaya, V.P. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2023-04-29)
      Reliable quantitative vegetation reconstructions for Europe during the Holocene are crucial to improving our understanding of landscape dynamics, making it possible to assess the past effects of environmental variables and ...