Earth System Diagnostics - Publications

Recent publications:


Laepple, T., Shakun, J., He, F., & Marcott, S. (2022). Concerns of assuming linearity in the reconstruction of thermal maxima. Nature, 607(7920), E12–E14.


Zuhr, A. M., Dolman, A. M., Ho, S. L., Groeneveld, J., Löwemark, L., Grotheer, H., et al. (2022). Age-Heterogeneity in Marine Sediments Revealed by Three-Dimensional High-Resolution Radiocarbon Measurements. Frontiers in Earth Science, 10. Retrieved from


Kunz, T., & Laepple, T. (2021). Frequency-Dependent Estimation of Effective Spatial Degrees of Freedom. Journal of Climate, 34(18), 7373–7388.


Hébert, R., Rehfeld, K., & Laepple, T. (2021). Comparing estimation techniques for timescale-dependent scaling of climate variability in paleoclimate time series. Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics Discussions, 1–26.


Zuhr, A. M., Münch, T., Steen-Larsen, H. C., Hörhold, M., & Laepple, T. (2021). Local-scale deposition of surface snow on the Greenland ice sheet. The Cryosphere, 15(10), 4873–4900.


Münch, T., Werner, M., & Laepple, T. (2021). How precipitation intermittency sets an optimal sampling distance for temperature reconstructions from Antarctic ice cores. Climate of the Past, 17(4), 1587–1605.


Dolman, A. M., Kunz, T., Groeneveld, J., & Laepple, T. (2021). A spectral approach to estimating the timescale-dependent uncertainty of paleoclimate records – Part 2: Application and interpretation. Climate of the Past, 17(2), 825–841.


Dolman, A. M., Groeneveld, J., Mollenhauer, G., Ho, S. L., & Laepple, T. (2021). Estimating Bioturbation From Replicated Small-Sample Radiocarbon Ages. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 36(7), e2020PA004142.


Casado, M., Münch, T., & Laepple, T. (2020). Climatic information archived in ice cores: impact of intermittency and diffusion on the recorded isotopic signal in Antarctica. Climate of the Past, 16(4), 1581–1598.


Franzke, C. L. E., Barbosa, S., Blender, R., Fredriksen, H.-B., Laepple, T., Lambert, F., et al. (2020). The Structure of Climate Variability Across Scales. Reviews of Geophysics, 58(2), e2019RG000657.


Kunz, T., Dolman, A. M., & Laepple, T. (2020). A spectral approach to estimating the timescale-dependent uncertainty of paleoclimate records – Part 1: Theoretical concept. Climate of the Past, 16(4), 1469–1492.


Groeneveld, J., Ho, S. L., Mackensen, A., Mohtadi, M., & Laepple, T. (2019). Deciphering the variability in Mg/Ca and stable oxygen isotopes of individual foraminifera. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 0(ja).


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