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  • ​​Hasenfratz, A. P., S. L. Jaccard, A. Martínez-García, D. M. Sigman, D. A. Hodell, D. Vance, S. M. Bernasconi, H. F. Kleiven, F. A. Haumann, and G. H. Haug (2019), The residence time of Southern Ocean surface waters and the 100,000-year ice age cycle, Science, 363(6431), 1080-1084, doi: 10.1126/science.aat7067

  • Kast, E. R., D. A. Stolper, A. Auderset, J. A. Higgins, H. Ren, X. T. Wang, A. Martínez-García, G. H. Haug, and D. M. Sigman (2019), Nitrogen isotope evidence for expanded ocean suboxia in the early Cenozoic, Science, 364(6438), 386-389, doi: 10.1126/science.aau5784

  • Duprey, N. N., X. T. Wang, T. Kim, J. D. Cybulski, H. B. Vonhof, P. J. Crutzen, G. H. Haug, D. M. Sigman, A. Martínez‐García, and D. M. Baker (2019), Megacity development and the demise of coastal coral communities: evidence from coral skeleton δ 15 N records in the Pearl River estuary, Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.14923

  • Fripiat, F., A. Martínez-García, S. E. Fawcett, P. C. Kemeny, A. S. Studer, S. M. Smart, F. Rubach, S. Oleynik, D. M. Sigman, and G. H. Haug (2019), The isotope effect of nitrate assimilation in the Antarctic Zone: Improved estimates and paleoceanographic implications, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 247, 261-279, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2018.12.003

  • Petrick, B., A. Martinez-Garcia, G. Auer, L. Reuning, A. Auderset, H. Deik, H. Takayanagi, D. De Vleeschouwer, Y. Iryu, and G. H. Haug (2019), Glacial Indonesian Throughflow weakening across the Mid-Pleistocene Climatic Transition, Scientific Reports, 9(1), 16995, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-53382-0

  • Auderset, A., A. Martínez-García, R. Tiedemann, A. P. Hasenfratz, T. I. Eglinton, R. Schiebel, D. M. Sigman, and G. H. Haug (2019), Gulf Stream intensification after the early Pliocene shoaling of the Central American Seaway, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 520, 268-278, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.05.022

  • Smart, S. M., S. E. Fawcett, H. Ren, R. Schiebel, E. M. Tompkins, A. Martínez‐García, L. Stirnimann, A. Roychoudhury, G. H. Haug, and D. M. Sigman (2020), The nitrogen isotopic composition of tissue and shell‐bound organic matter of planktic foraminifera in Southern Ocean surface waters, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, doi: 10.1029/2019gc008440

  • De Vleeschouwer, D., B. F. Petrick, and A. Martínez‐García (2019), Stepwise Weakening of the Pliocene Leeuwin Current, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2019gl083670

  • Petrick, B., L. Reuning, and A. Martínez-García (2019), Distribution of Glycerol Dialkyl Glycerol Tetraethers (GDGTs) in Microbial Mats From Holocene and Miocene Sabkha Sediments, Frontiers in Earth Science, 7, doi: 10.3389/feart.2019.00310

  • Thöle, L. M., H. E. Amsler, S. Moretti, A. Auderset, J. Gilgannon, J. Lippold, H. Vogel, X. Crosta, A. Mazaud, E. Michel, A. Martínez-García, and S. L. Jaccard (2019), Glacial-interglacial dust and export production records from the Southern Indian Ocean, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 525, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.115716

  • Deplazes, G., A. N. Meckler, L. C. Peterson, Y. Hamann, B. Aeschlimann, D. Günther, A. Martínez‐García and G. H. Haug (2019), Fingerprint of tropical climate variability and sea level in sediments of the Cariaco Basin during the last glacial period, Sedimentology, 66(5), 1967-1988, doi: 10.1111/sed.12567


  • Studer, A. S., D. M. Sigman, A. Martínez-García, L. M. Thöle, E. Michel, S. L. Jaccard, J. A. Lippold, A. Mazaud, X. T. Wang, L. F. Robinson, J. F. Adkins, and G. H. Haug (2018), Increased nutrient supply to the Southern Ocean during the Holocene and its implications for the pre-industrial atmospheric CO2 rise, Nature Geoscience, 11(10), 756-760, doi: 10.1038/s41561-018-0191-8

  • Magill, C. R., B. Ausín, P. Wenk, C. McIntyre, L. Skinner, A. Martínez-García, D. A. Hodell, G. H. Haug, W. Kenney, and T. I. Eglinton (2018), Transient hydrodynamic effects influence organic carbon signatures in marine sediments, Nature Communications, 9(1), doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06973-w

  • Kemeny, P. C., E. R. Kast, M. P. Hain, S. E. Fawcett, F. Fripiat, A. S. Studer, A. Martínez-García, G. H. Haug, and D. M. Sigman (2018), A Seasonal Model of Nitrogen Isotopes in the Ice Age Antarctic Zone: Support for Weakening of the Southern Ocean Upper Overturning Cell, Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 33(12), 1453-1471, doi: 10.1029/2018pa003478

  • Schiebel, R., S. M. Smart, A. Jentzen, L. Jonkers, R. Morard, J. Meilland, E. Michel, H. K. Coxall, P. M. Hull, T. de Garidel-Thoron, T. Aze, F. Quillévéré, H. Ren, D. M. Sigman, H. B. Vonhof, A. Martínez-García, M. Kučera, J. Bijma, H. J. Spero, and G. H. Haug (2018), Advances in planktonic foraminifer research: New perspectives for paleoceanography, Revue de Micropaléontologie, doi: 10.1016/j.revmic.2018.10.001


  • Ren, H., D. M. Sigman, A. Martínez-García, R. F. Anderson, M.-T. Chen, A. C. Ravelo, M. Straub, G. T. F. Wong, and G. H. Haug (2017), Impact of glacial/interglacial sea level change on the ocean nitrogen cycle, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(33), E6759-E6766, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1701315114

  • Chalk, T. B., M. P. Hain, G. L. Foster, E. J. Rohling, P. F. Sexton, M. P. S. Badger, S. G. Cherry, A. P. Hasenfratz, G. H. Haug, S. L. Jaccard, A. Martínez-García, H. Pälike, R. D. Pancost, and P. A. Wilson (2017), Causes of ice age intensification across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(50), 13114-13119, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1702143114

  • Wang, X. T., D. M. Sigman, M. G. Prokopenko, J. F. Adkins, L. F. Robinson, S. K. Hines, J. Chai, A. S. Studer, A. Martínez-García, T. Chen, and G. H. Haug (2017), Deep-sea coral evidence for lower Southern Ocean surface nitrate concentrations during the last ice age, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114(13), 3352-3357, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1615718114

  • Hasenfratz, A. P., A. Martínez-García, S. L. Jaccard, D. Vance, M. Walle, M. Greaves, and G. H. Haug (2017), Determination of the Mg/Mn ratio in foraminiferal coatings: An approach to correct Mg/Ca temperatures for Mn-rich contaminant phases, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 457, 335-347, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.10.004

  • Hasenfratz, A. P., R. Schiebel, D. J. R. Thornalley, J. Schönfeld, S. L. Jaccard, A. Martínez-García, A. Holbourn, A. E. Jennings, W. Kuhnt, C. H. Lear, T. M. Marchitto, U. Quillmann, Y. Rosenthal, J. Yu, and G. H. Haug (2017), Mg/Ca-temperature calibration for the benthic foraminifera Melonis barleeanum and Melonis pompilioides, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 217, 365-383, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2017.08.038

  • Schiebel, R., R. F. Spielhagen, J. Garnier, J. Hagemann, H. Howa, A. Jentzen, A. Martínez-García, J. Meilland, E. Michel, J. Repschläger, I. Salter, M. Yamasaki, and G. Haug (2017), Modern planktic foraminifers in the high-latitude ocean, Marine Micropaleontology, 136, 1-13, doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2017.08.004


  • Jaccard, S. L., E. D. Galbraith, A. Martinez-Garcia, and R. F. Anderson (2016), Covariation of deep Southern Ocean oxygenation and atmospheric CO2 through the last ice age, Nature, 530(7589), 207-210, doi: 10.1038/nature16514

  • Erler, D. V., X. C. T. Wang, D. M. Sigman, S. R. Scheffers, A. Martinez-Garcia, and G. H. Haug (2016), Nitrogen isotopic composition of organic matter from a 168 year-old coral skeleton: Implications for coastal nutrient cycling in the Great Barrier Reef Lagoon, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 434, 161-170, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.11.023

  • Fietz, S., S. L. Ho, C. Huguet, A. Rosell-Melé, and A. Martínez-García (2016), Appraising GDGT-based seawater temperature indices in the Southern Ocean, Organic Geochemistry, 102, 93-105, doi: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2016.10.003

  • Knapp, A. N., S. E. Fawcett, A. Martínez-Garcia, N. Leblond, T. Moutin, and S. Bonnet (2016), Nitrogen isotopic evidence for a shift from nitrate- to diazotroph-fueled export production in the VAHINE mesocosm experiments, Biogeosciences, 13(16), 4645-4657, doi: 10.5194/bg-13-4645-2016


  • Studer, A.S., D.M. Sigman, A. Martínez-García, V. Benz, G. Winckler, G. Kuhn, O. Esper, F. Lamy, S. L. Jaccard, L. Wacker, S. Oleynik, R. Gersonde, G. H. Haug (2015). Antarctic Zone nutrient conditions during the last two glacial cycles. Paleoceanography, 30, 845–862, doi: 10.1002/2014PA002745

  • Martínez-García A., G. Winckler, Iron Fertilization in the Glacial Ocean. PAGES Magazine, Vol. 22, 82-83, doi: 10.22498/pages.22.2


  • Martínez-García, A., D. M. Sigman, H. J. Ren, R. F. Anderson, M. Straub, D. A. Hodell, S. L. Jaccard, T. I. Eglinton, and G. H. Haug (2014), Iron Fertilization of the Subantarctic Ocean During the Last Ice Age, Science, 343(6177), 1347-1350, doi: 10.1126/science.1246848

  • Hayes, C. T., A. Martínez-García, A. P. Hasenfratz, S. L. Jaccard, D. A. Hodell, D. M. Sigman, G. H. Haug, and R. F. Anderson (2014), A stagnation event in the deep South Atlantic during the last interglacial period, Science, 346(6216), 1514-1517, doi: 10.1126/science.1256620

  • Lamy, F., R. Gersonde, G. Winckler, O. Esper, A. Jaeschke, G. Kuhn, J. Ullermann, A. Martínez-García, F. Lambert, and R. Kilian (2014), Increased Dust Deposition in the Pacific Southern Ocean During Glacial Periods, Science, 343(6169), 403-407, doi: 10.1126/science.1245424

  • Peterse, F., A. Martínez-García, B. Zhou, C. J. Beets, M. A. Prins, H. Zheng, and T. I. Eglinton (2014), Molecular records of continental air temperature and monsoon precipitation variability in East Asia spanning the past 130,000 years, Quaternary Science Reviews, 83, 76-82, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.11.001

  • Rosell-Mele, A., A. Martínez-García, and E. L. McClymont (2014), Persistent warmth across the Benguela upwelling system during the Pliocene epoch, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 386, 10-20, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.10.041

  • Ho, S. L., G. Mollenhauer, S. Fietz, A. Martínez-García, F. Lamy, G. Rueda, K. Schipper, M. Meheust, A. Rosell-Mele, R. Stein, and R. Tiedemann (2014), Appraisal of TEX86 and TEX86L thermometries in subpolar and polar regions, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 131, 213-226, doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.01.001

  • Meckler, A. N., D. M. Sigman, K. A. Gibson, R. Francois, A. Martínez-García, S. L. Jaccard, U. Roehl, L. C. Peterson, R. Tiedemann, and G. H. Haug (2014), Deglacial pulses of deep-ocean silicate into the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean (vol 495, pg 495, 2013), Nature, 505(7484), 574, doi: 10.1038/nature12906

  • Naafs, B. D. A., A. Martínez-García, J. Gruetzner, and S. Higgins (2014), Comment on "The transition on North America from the warm humid Pliocene to the glaciated Quaternary traced by eolian dust deposition at a benchmark North Atlantic Ocean drill site, by David Lang et al. Quaternary Science Reviews 93: 125-141", Quaternary Science Reviews, 103, 175-179, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.08.014


  • Straub, M., D. M. Sigman, H. Ren, A. Martínez-García, A. N. Meckler, M. P. Hain, and G. H. Haug (2013), Changes in North Atlantic nitrogen fixation controlled by ocean circulation, Nature, 501(7466), 200-203, doi: 10.1038/nature12397

  • Jaccard, S. L., C. T. Hayes, A. Martínez-García, D. A. Hodell, R. F. Anderson, D. M. Sigman, and G. H. Haug (2013), Two Modes of Change in Southern Ocean Productivity Over the Past Million Years, Science, 339(6126), 1419-1423, doi: 10.1126/science.1227545

  • Meckler, A. N., D. M. Sigman, K. A. Gibson, R. Francois, A. Martínez-García, S. L. Jaccard, U. Rohl, L. C. Peterson, R. Tiedemann, and G. H. Haug (2013), Deglacial pulses of deep-ocean silicate into the subtropical North Atlantic Ocean, Nature, 495(7442), 495-5, doi: 10.1038/nature12006

  • Lawrence, K. T., D. M. Sigman, T. D. Herbert, C. A. Riihimaki, C. T. Bolton, A. Martínez-García, A. Rosell-Mele, and G. H. Haug (2013), Time-transgressive North Atlantic productivity changes upon Northern Hemisphere glaciation, Paleoceanography, 28(4), 740-751, doi: 10.1002/2013PA002546

  • Schouten, S., E. C. Hopmans, A. Rosell-Mele, A. Pearson, P. Adam, T. Bauersachs, E. Bard, S. M. Bernasconi, T. S. Bianchi, J. J. Brocks, L. T. Carlson, I. S. Castaneda, S. Derenne, A. D. Selver, K. Dutta, T. Eglinton, C. Fosse, V. Galy, K. Grice, K. U. Hinrichs, Y. S. Huang, A. Huguet, C. Huguet, S. Hurley, A. Ingalls, G. Jia, B. Keely, C. Knappy, M. Kondo, S. Krishnan, S. Lincoln, J. Lipp, K. Mangelsdorf, A. Martínez-García, G. Menot, A. Mets, G. Mollenhauer, N. Ohkouchi, J. Ossebaar, M. Pagani, R. D. Pancost, E. J. Pearson, F. Peterse, G. J. Reichart, P. Schaeffer, G. Schmitt, L. Schwark, S. R. Shah, R. W. Smith, R. H. Smittenberg, R. E. Summons, Y. Takano, H. M. Talbot, K. W. R. Taylor, R. Tarozo, M. Uchida, B. E. van Dongen, B. A. S. Van Mooy, J. X. Wang, C. Warren, J. W. H. Weijers, J. P. Werne, M. Woltering, S. C. Xie, M. Yamamoto, H. Yang, C. L. Zhang, Y. G. Zhang, M. X. Zhao, and J. S. S. Damste (2013), An interlaboratory study of TEX86 and BIT analysis of sediments, extracts, and standard mixtures, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 14(12), 5263-5285, doi: 10.1002/2013gc004904

  • Rossi, S., E. Isla, A. Martínez-García, N. Moraleda, J.-M. Gili, A. Rosell-Mele, W. E. Arntz, and D. Gerdes (2013), Transfer of seston lipids during a flagellate bloom from the surface to the benthic community in the Weddell Sea, Scientia Marina, 77(3), 397-407, doi: 10.3989/scimar.03835.30A


  • Studer, A. S., A. Martínez-García, S. L. Jaccard, F. E. Girault, D. M. Sigman, and G. H. Haug (2012), Enhanced stratification and seasonality in the Subarctic Pacific upon Northern Hemisphere Glaciation-New evidence from diatom-bound nitrogen isotopes, alkenones and archaeal tetraethers, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 351, 84-94, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.07.029

  • Ho, S. L., G. Mollenhauer, F. Lamy, A. Martínez-García, M. Mohtadi, R. Gersonde, D. Hebbeln, S. Nunez-Ricardo, A. Rosell-Mele, and R. Tiedemann (2012), Sea surface temperature variability in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean over the past 700 kyr, Paleoceanography, 27, 15, doi: 10.1029/2012pa002317.

  • Naafs, B. D. A., J. Hefter, G. Acton, G. H. Haug, A. Martínez-García, R. Pancost, and R. Stein (2012), Strengthening of North American dust sources during the late Pliocene (2.7 Ma), Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 317, 8-19, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.026

  • Fietz, S., C. Huguet, J. Bendle, M. Escala, C. Gallacher, L. Herfort, R. Jamieson, A. Martínez-García, E. L. McClymont, V. L. Peck, F. G. Prahl, S. Rossi, G. Rueda, A. Sanson-Barrera, and 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, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2012.05.020

  • Rodriguez-Sanz, L., P. Graham Mortyn, A. Martínez-García, A. Rosell-Mele, and I. R. Hall (2012), Glacial Southern Ocean freshening at the onset of the Middle Pleistocene Climate Transition, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 345, 194-202, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.06.016


  • Martínez-García, A., A. Rosell-Mele, S. L. Jaccard, W. Geibert, D. M. Sigman, and G. H. Haug (2011), Southern Ocean dust-climate coupling over the past four million years, Nature, 476(7360), 312-U141, doi: 10.1038/nature10310

  • Fietz, S., A. Martínez-García, C. Huguet, G. Rueda, and A. Rosell-Melé (2011), Constraints in the application of the Branched and Isoprenoid Tetraether index as a terrestrial input proxy, Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(C10), doi: 10.1029/2011jc007062

  • Fietz, S., A. Martínez-García, G. Rueda, V. L. Peck, C. Huguet, M. Escala, and A. Rosell-Mele (2011), Crenarchaea and phytoplankton coupling in sedimentary archives: Common trigger or metabolic dependence?, Limnology And Oceanography, 56(5), 1907-1916, doi: 10.4319/lo.2011.56.5.1907


  • Martínez-García, A., A. Rosell-Mele, E. L. McClymont, R. Gersonde, and G. H. Haug (2010), Subpolar link to the emergence of the modern equatorial Pacific cold tongue, Science, 328(5985), 1550-1553, doi: 10.1126/science.1184480


  • Martinez-Garcia, A., A. Rosell-Mele, W. Geibert, R. Gersonde, P. Masque, V. Gaspari, and C. Barbante (2009), Links between iron supply, marine productivity, sea surface temperature, and CO2 over the last 1.1 Ma, Paleoceanography, 24, doi: 10.1029/2008pa001657

  • Martínez-García, A., 2009. On the role of the Southern Ocean in Plio-Pleistocene Climate Evolution: Orbital-scale Variability of Sea Surface Temperatures, Dust, Iron Deposition and Marine Export Production in the Subantarctic Atlantic over the last 3,650,000 years. PhD Thesis, Autonomous University of Barcelona. 


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