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Prof. Achim Brauer

Achim Brauer

Climate Dynamics & Landscape Evolution
German Research Centre for Geosciences
14473 Potsdam

  +49 331 288 1330

Expertise & Interests

Official PAGES function(s)        Floods Working Group Scientific Committee
Official functions (outside of PAGES)        Section head
PAGES interests        2k Network, Floods Working Group
Topics        Chronology, Climate dynamics, Extreme events, Human impacts & interactions, Interannual-decadal varaibility, Proxy development
Timescales        Holocene, Last millennia, Last glacial cycle, Pleistocene
Regions        Asia, Europe, Mid-latitude Northern Hemisphere
Archives        Lake sediments
Sector        Academia / Education, Research
Discipline        Chronology, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)limnology, Sedimentology



Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Zacharias, I., Putyrskaya, V., Klemt, E., Sangiorgi, F., Pross, J. (2015). Ecosystem response to human- and climate-induced environmental stress on an anoxic coastal lagoon (Etoliko, Greece) since 1930 AD. Journal of Paleolimnology. doi.org/10.1007/s10933-014-9823-1

Brauer, A., Hajdas, I., Blockley, S.P.E., Bronk Ramsey, C., Christl, M., Ivy-Ochs, S., Moseley, G.E., Nowaczyk, N.N., Rasmussen, S.O., Roberts, H.M., Spötl, C., Staff, R.A., Svensson, A. (2014). The importance of independent chronology in integrating records of past climate change for the 60-8 ka INTIMATE time interval. Quaternary Science Reviews 106, 47-66.

Kämpf, L., Brauer, A., Swierczynski, T., Czymzik, M., Müller, P., Dulski,P. (2014): Deciphering processes of flood-triggered detrital layer deposition in the Lake Mondsee sediment record using a dual calibration approach. Journal of Quaternary Research 29(5), 475–486.

Martin-Puertas, C., Brauer, A., Wulf, S., Ott, F.,Lauterbach, S., Dulski, P. (2014). New annual proxy data from Lago Grande di Monticchio (southern Italy) contributing to chronological constraints and abrupt climate oscillations during the demise of the last interglacial (76-112 ka). Climate of the Past 10, 1-15.

Neugebauer, I., Brauer, A., Waldmann, N., Schwab, M.J., Enzel, Y., Kitagawa, H., Frank, U., Dulski, P., Agnon, A., Ariztegui, D., Ben-Avraham, Z., Goldstein, S.L., Stein, M., DSDDP Scientific Party (2014). Lithology of the long sediment record recovered by the ICDP Dead Sea Deep Drilling Project (DSDDP). Quaternary Science Reviews 102, 149-165.

Rach, O.; Brauer, A.; Wilkes, H.; Sachse, D. (2014): Delayed hydrological response to Greenland cooling at the onset of the Younger Dryas in western Europe. Nature Geoscience, 7, 109-112.

Schlolaut, G.; Brauer, A.; Marshall, M.H.; Nakagawa, T.; Staff, R.A.; Bronk Ramsey, C.; Lamb, H.F.; Bryant, C.; Naumann, R.; Dulski, P.; Brock, F.; Yokoyama, Y.; Tada, R.; Haraguchi, T.; Suigetsu 2006 project members (2014): Event layers in the Japanese Lake Suigetsu 'SG06' sediment core: description, interpretation and climatic implications. Quaternary Science Reviews 83, 157-170.

Lane, C.S.; Brauer, A.; Blockley, S.P.E.; Dulski, P. (2013): Volcanic ash reveals a time-transgressive abrupt climate change during the Younger Dryas. Geology, 41(12), 1251-1254.

Swierczynski, T.; Lauterbach, S.; Dulski, P.; Delgado, J.; Merz, B.; Brauer, A. (2013): Mid- to Late Holocene flood frequency changes in the northeastern Alps as recorded in varved sediments of Lake Mondsee (Upper Austria). Quaternary Science Reviews, 80, 78-90

Wulf, S.; Ott, F.; Slowinski, M.; Noryskiewicz, A.M.; Dräger, N.; Martin-Puertas, C.; Czymzik, M.; Neugebauer, I.; Dulski, P.; Bourne, A.; Blaszkiewicz, M.; Brauer, A. (2013): Tracing the Laacher See Tephra in the varved sediment record of the Trzechowskie palaeolake in central Northern Poland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 76, 129-139.

Martín-Puertas, C.; Matthes, K.; Brauer, A.; Muscheler, R.; Hansen, F.; Petrick, C.; Aldahan, A.; Possnert, G.; van Geel, B. (2012): Regional atmospheric circulation shifts induced by a grand solar minimum. Nature Geoscience, 5, 397-401. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1460

Nakagawa, T.; Gotanda, K.; Haraguchi, T.; Danhara, T.; Yonenobu, H.; Brauer, A.; Yokoyama, Y.; Tada, R.; Takemura, K.; Staff, R. A.; Payne, R.; Bronk Ramsey, C.; Bryant, C.; Brock, F.; Schlolaut, G.; Marshall, M.; Tarasov, P.; Lamb, H. (2012): SG06, a fully continuous and varved sediment core from Lake Suigetsu, Japan: stratigraphy and potential for improving the radiocarbon calibration model and understanding of late Quaternary climate changes. Quaternary Science Reviews, 36, 164-176. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.12.013

Neugebauer, I.; Brauer, A.; Dräger, N.; Dulski, P.; Wulf, S.; Plessen, B.; Mingram, J.; Herzschuh, U.; Brande, A. (2012): A Younger Dryas varve chronology from the Rehwiese palaeolake record in NE-Germany. Quaternary Science Reviews, 36, 91-102. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.12.010

Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Pälike, H., Müller, U.C., Dulski, P., Lotter, A.F., and Pross, J. (2011): Sub-decadal- to decadal-scale climate cyclicity during the Holsteinian interglacial (MIS 11) evidenced in annually laminated sediments. Climate of the Past, 7, 987–999.

Lauterbach, S., Brauer, A., Andersen, N., Danielopol, D.L., Dulski, P., Hüls, M., Milecka, K., Namiotko, T., Plessen, B., von Grafenstein, U. (2011): Multi-proxy evidence for early to mid-Holocene environmental and climatic changes in northeastern Poland. Boreas, 40, 1, 57-72.

Lauterbach, S., Brauer, A., Andersen, N., Danielopol, D.L., Dulski, P., Hüls, M., Milecka, K., Namiotko, T., Obremska, M., von Grafenstein, U., DecLakes participants (2011): Environmental responses to Lateglacial climatic fluctuations recorded in the sediments of pre-alpine Lake Mondsee (northeastern Alps). Journal of Quaternary Science, 26, 3, 253-267.

Czymzik, M; Dulski, P.; Plessen, B.; von Grafenstein, U.; Naumann, R.; Brauer, A. (2010) A 450-year record of spring/summer flood layers in annually laminated sediments from Lake Ammersee (Southern Germany). Water Resources Research, 46, W11528.

Koutsodendris, A., Müller, U.C., Pross, J., Brauer, A., Kotthoff, U. Lotter, A.F. (2010): Vegetation dynamics and climate variability during the Holsteinian interglacial based on a pollen record from Dethlingen (northern Germany). Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 23-24, 3298-3307.

Mangili, C., Brauer, A., Plessen, B., Dulski, P., Moscariello, A., Naumann, R. (2010): Effects of detrital carbonate on stable oxygen and carbon isotope data from varved sediments of the intergla¬cial Piànico palaeolake (Southern Alps, Italy). Journal of Quaternary Science, 25, (2), 135-145.

Brauer, A., Haug, G.H., Dulski, P., Sigman, D.M., Negendank, J.F.W. (2008): An abrupt wind shift in western Europe at the onset of the Younger Dryas cold period. Nature Geoscience, 1, (8), 520-523.

Brauer, A., Mangili, C., Moscariello, A., Witt, A. (2008): Palaeoclimatic implications from micro-facies data of a 5900 varve time series from the Piànico interglacial sediment record, southern Alps. Palaeo-geography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 259, (2-3), 121-135.

Brauer, A., Allen, J.R.M., Mingram, J., Dulski, P., Wulf, S., Huntley, B. (2007): Evidence for last interglacial chronology and environmental change from Southern Europe. Proceedings of the Na¬tional Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 104, (2), 450-455.