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Weber M, Tacail T, Lugli F, Clauss M, Weber K, Leichliter J, Winkler DE, Mertz-Kraus R, Tütken T.  Strontium uptake and intra-population 87Sr/86Sr variability of bones and teeth – controlled feeding experiments with rodents (Rattus norvegicus, Cavia porcellus). Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 10.3389/fevo.2020.569940.

Vrdoljak D, Matić-Skoko S, Peharda M, Uvanović H, Markulin K, Mertz-Kraus R. Otolith fingerprints reveals potential pollution exposure of newly settled juvenile Sparus aurata. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 160, 111695, doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111695.

Drueppel K, Stober I, Grimmer JC, Mertz-Kraus R. Experimental alteration of granitic rocks: implications for the evolution of geothermal brines in the Upper Rhine Graben, Germany. Geothermics, 88, 101903.

Chawchai S, Liu G, Bissen R, Scholz D, Riechelmann DFC, Vonhof H, Mertz-Kraus R, Chiang H-W, Tan L, Wang X. Hydroclimate variability of western Thailand during the last 1400 years. Quaternary Science Reviews, 241, 106423, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106423.

Förster MW, Buhre S, Xu B, Prelevic D, Mertz-Kraus R, Foley SF. Two-Stage Origin of K-Enrichment in Ultrapotassic Magmatism Simulated by Melting of Experimentally Metasomatized Mantle. Minerals, 10, 41; doi:10.3390/min10010041.


Weber M, Lugli F, Hattendorf B, Scholz D, Mertz-Kraus R, Guinoiseau D, Jochum KP. NanoSr - A new carbonate microanalytical reference material for in-situ Sr isotope analysis. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, doi: 10.1111/ggr.12296.

Richter M, Nebel-Jacobsen Y, Nebel O, Zack T, Mertz-Kraus R, Raveggi M, Rösel D. Assessment of Five Monazite Reference Materials for U-Th/Pb Dating Using Laser-Ablation ICP-MS. Geosciences, 9, 391; doi:10.3390/geosciences9090391.

Budsky A, Scholz D, Mertz-Kraus R, Spötl C, Jochum KP, Gibert L. Western Mediterranean climate response to Dansgaard/Oeschger events - new insights from speleothem records. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2019GL084009.

Demet Biltekin, Francesc Burjachs, Josep Vallverdú, Warren Sharp, Regina Mertz-Kraus, M. Gema Chacon, Palmira Saladie, James L. Bischoff, Eudald Carbonell. Vegetation and climate record from Abric Romaní (Capellades, Catalonia, Spain) during the Upper Pleistocene (MIS 5d-3). Quaternary Science Reviews.

Förster MW, Prelevic D, Buhre S, Mertz-Kraus R, Foley SF. An experimental study of the role of partial melts of sediments versus mantle melts in the sources of potassic magmatism. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 177, 76-88, doi: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2019.03.014.

Altherr R, Mertz-Kraus R, Volker F, Kreuzer H, Henjes-Kunst F, Lange U. Geodynamic setting of Upper Miocene to Quaternary alkaline basalts from Harrat al 'Uwayrid (NW Saudi Arabia): Constraints from K-Ar dating, chemical and Sr-Nd-Pb isotope compositions, and petrological modeling, Lithos, 330-331, 120-138, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2019.02.007.

Markulin K, Peharda M, Mertz-Kraus R, Schöne BR, Uvanović, H, Kovač Z, Janeković I. Trace and minor element records in aragonitic bivalve shells as environmental proxies. Chemical Geology, 507, 120-133.

Budsky A, Scholz D, Mertz-Kraus R, Spötl C, Wassenburg FA, Riechelmann DFC, Gibert L, Jochum KP, Meinrat AO. Speleothem record suggests enhanced summer drought in south-eastern Spain between 9.7 and 7.5 ka – a circum-Western Mediterranean anomaly? The Holocene.

Maurer MB, Prelević D, Mertz-Kraus R, Pačevski A, Kostić B, Malbašić J. Genesis and metallogenetic setting of the polymetallic barite-sulphide deposit, Bobija, Western Serbia. International Journal of Earth Sciences, 108, 1725-1740, doi: 10.1007/s00531-019-01732-8.

Bacon, JR, Butler OT, Cairns WRL, Cook JM, Mertz-Kraus R, Tyson JF. Atomic spectrometry update – a review of advances in environmental analysis. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 34, 9-58, doi: 10.1039/C8JA90044B.

Walter BF, Kortenbruck P, Scharrer M, Zeitvogel C, Wälle M, Mertz-Kraus R, Markl G. Chemical evolution of ore-forming brines – Basement leaching, metal provenance, and the redox link between barren and ore-bearing hydrothermal veins. A case study from the Schwarzwald mining district in SW-Germany. Chemical Geology, 506, 126–148.

Suhr N, Villagómez Díaz D, Pinto A, Rojas-Agramonte Y, Chew D, Mertz-Kraus R, Toulkeridis T. Detrital-zircon geochronology and provenance of the El Oro Metamorphic Complex, Ecuador: Geodynamic implications for the evolution of the western Gondwana margin. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 90, 520-539.

Magnavita S, Mertz-Kraus R. XRF and LA-ICP-MS studies of gold and silver artefacts from a 12-13th century CE tumulus in Senegal: implications for the medieval African gold trade. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 23, 416-425.

Rockwell T, Masana E, Sharp WD, Štěpančíková P, Ferrater M, Mertz-Kraus R. Late Quaternary slip-rates for the southern Elsinore fault in the Coyote Mountains, southern California from analysis of alluvial fan landforms and clast provenance, soils, and U-series ages of pedogenic carbonate. Geomorphology, 326, 68-89, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2018.02.024.


Zwaan JC, Mertz-Kraus R, Renfro ND, McClure SF, Laurs B (2018) Rhodochrosite gems – properties and provenance. Journal of Gemmology, 36, 332-345, 10.15506/JoG.2018.36.4.332.

Weber M, Scholz D, Schröder-Ritzrau A, Deininger M, Spötl C, Lugli F, Mertz-Kraus R, Jochum KP, Fohlmeister J, Stumpf, CF, Riechelmann DFC (2018) Evidence of warm and humid interstadials in central Europe during early MIS 3 revealed by a multi-proxy speleothem record. Quaternary Science Reviews, 200, 276-286, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.09.045.

Ballesta-Artero I, Zhao L, Milano S, Mertz-Kraus R, Schöne BR, van der Meer J, Witbaard R (2018) Environmental and biological controls on trace elemental and microstructural properties of Arctica islandica shells. Science of the Total Environment, 645, 913-923, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.07.116.

Palin R, Sayed AB, White RW, Mertz-Kraus R (2018) Origin, age, and significance of deep-seated granulite-facies migmatites in the Barrow zones of Scotland, Cairn Leuchan, Glen Muick area. Journal of Metamorphic Geology, 36, 1071-1096, doi: 10.1111/jmg.12428.

Fritschle T, Daly JS, McConnell B, Whitehouse MJ, Menuge JF, Buhre S, Mertz-Kraus R, Döpke D (2018) Peri-Gondwanan Ordovician arc magmatism in southeastern Ireland and the Isle of Man: Constraints on the timing of Caledonian deformation in Ganderia. The Geological Society of America Bulletin, 130, 1918-1939, doi: 10.1130/B31949.1.

Palin RM, Treloar PJ, Searle MP, Wald T, White RW, Mertz-Kraus R (2018) U-Pb monazite ages from the Pakistan Himalaya record pre-Himalayan Ordovician orogeny and Permian continental break-up. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 130, 2047-2061, doi: 10.1130/B31943.1.

Güngör T, Akal C, Özer S, Hasözbek A, Sarı B, Mertz-Kraus R (2018) Kinematics and U-Pb zircon ages of the sole metamorphics of the Marmaris Ophiolite, Lycian Nappes, Southwest Turkey. International Geology Review, doi: 10.1080/00206814.2018.1498029.

Walliser E, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R (2018) The giant inoceramid Platyceramus platinus as a high-resolution paleoclimate archive for the Late Cretaceous of the Western Interior Seaway. Cretaceous Research, 86, 73-90.

Butler OT, Cairns WRL, Cook JM, Davidson CM, Mertz-Kraus R (2018) Atomic spectrometry update – a review of advances in environmental analysis. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, doi: 10.1039/c7ja90059g.

Förster M, Prelevic D, Schmück HR, Buhre S, Marschall H., Mertz-Kraus R, Jacob DE, (2018) Melting phlogopite-rich MARID: lamproites and the role of alkalis in olivine-liquid Ni-partitioning. Chemical Geology, 476, 429-440, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2017.11.039.


Veter M, Foley SF, Mertz-Kraus R, Groschopf N. Trace elements in olivine of ultramafic lamprophyres controlled by phlogopite-rich mineral assemblages in the mantle source. Lithos, 292-293, 81-95, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.08.020.

Rojas-Agramonte Y, Williams I, Arculus R, Kröner A, Garcia-Casco A, Lázaro C, Buhre S, Wong J, Geng H, Morales Echeverría C, Jeffries T, Xie H, Mertz-Kraus R. Ancient xenocrystic zircon in young volcanic rocks of the southern Lesser Antilles island arc. Lithos, 290-291, 228-252, doi: 10.1016/j.lithos.2017.08.002.

Mischel SA, Mertz-Kraus R, Jochum KP, Scholz D. TERMITE ― An R script for fast reduction of LA-ICPMS data and its application to trace element measurements. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 31, 1079–1087, doi: 10.1002/rcm.7895.

Zhao L, Walliser EO, Mertz-Kraus R, Schöne B. Unionid shells (Hyriopsis cumingii) record manganese cycling at the sediment-water interface in a shallow eutrophic lake in China (Lake Taihu). Submitted to Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 484, 97-108, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.03.010.

Sorokina ES, Rösel D, Häger T, Mertz-Kraus R, Saul JM. LA-ICP-MS U-Pb dating of rutile inclusions within corundum (ruby and sapphire): new constraints on the formation of corundum deposits along the Mozambique belt. Mineralium Deposita, 52, 641-649, doi: 10.1007/s00126-017-0732-x.

Marali S, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R, Griffin SM, Wanamaker AD, Butler PG, Holland HA, Jochum KP. Reproducibility of trace element time-series (Na/Ca, Mg/Ca, Mn/Ca, Sr/Ca, and Ba/Ca) within and between specimens of the bivalve Arctica islandica ̶ a LA-ICP-MS line scan study. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 484, 109-128, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.024.

Förster MW, Prelevic D, Schmück HR, Buhre S, Veter M, Mertz-Kraus R, Foley SF, Jacob DE. Melting and dynamic metasomatism of mixed harzburgite + glimmerite mantle source: implications for the genesis of orogenic potassic magmas. Chemical Geology, 455, 182-191, doi: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.08.037.

Ersoy EY, Akal C, Genç ŞC, Candan O, Palmer MR, Prelević D, Uysal İ, Mertz-Kraus R. U-Pb zircon Geochronology of the Paleogene – Neogene Volcanism in the NW Anatolia: Its implications for the Late Mesozoic-Cenozoic Geodynamic Evolution of the Aegean. Tectonophysics, 717, 284-301, doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2017.08.016.

Cruz-Uribe AM, Mertz-Kraus R, Zack T, Feineman MD, Woods G, Jacob JE. A new LA-ICP-MS method for Ti-in-Quartz: Implications and application to HP rutile-quartz veins from the Czech Erzgebirge. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41, 29-40, doi: 10.1111/ggr.12132.

Onuk P, Melcher Frank, Mertz-Kraus R, Gäbler H-E, Goldmann S. Development of a matrix-matched sphalerite (ZnS) calibration material (MUL-ZnS-1) for calibration of in situ trace element measurements by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS). Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research, 41, 263-272, doi: 10.1111/ggr.12154.

Zhao L, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R, Yang F. Sodium provides unique insights into transgenerational effects of ocean acidification on bivalve shell formation. Science of the Total Environment, 577, 360-366, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.200

Zhao L, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R. Controls on strontium and barium incorporation into freshwater bivalve shells (Corbicula fluminea). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 465, 386-394, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.11.040.

Marali S, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R, Griffin SM, Wanamaker AD, Matras U, Butler PG. Ba/Ca ratios in shells of Arctica islandica - Potential environmental proxy and crossdating tool. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 465, 347-361doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.12.018.

Zhao L, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R. Delineating the role of calcium in shell formation and elemental composition of Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia). Hydrobiologia, doi: 10.1007/s10750-016-3037-7.

Zhao L, Schöne B, Mertz-Kraus R, Yang F. Insights from sodium into the impacts of elevated pCO2 and
temperature on bivalve shell formation. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 486,148-154, doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2016.10.009.




Zhang, L.-Y., Prelević, D., Li, N., Mertz-Kraus, R., Buhre, S., 2016. Variation of olivine composition in the volcanic rocks in the Songliao basin, NE China: lithosphere control on the origin of the K-rich intraplate mafic lavas. Chemical Geology 262, 153-168. doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2016.06.028.


Candan, O., Akal, C., Koralay, O.E., Okay, A.I., Oberhänsli, R., Prelević, D., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2016. Carboniferous Granites on the Northern Margin of Gondwana, Anatolide-Tauride Block, Turkey ― Evidence For Southward Subduction of Paleotethys. Tectonophysics 683, 349-366. doi: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.06.030.


Jochum, K.P., Wilson, S.A., Becker, H., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Groschopf, N., Kadlag, Y., Macholdt, D.S., Mertz-Kraus, R., Otter, L.M., Stoll, B., Stracke, A., Weis, U., Haug, G.H., Andreae, M.O., 2016. FeMnOx-1: A new microanalytical reference material for the investigation of Mn-Fe rich geological samples. Chemical Geology 432, 34-40. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.03.026.


Robinson, A.C., Owen, L.A., Chen, J., Schoenbohm, L.M., Hedrick, K.A., Blisniuk, K., Sharp, W.D., Imrecke, D.B., Li, W., Yuan, Z., Caffee, M.W., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2016. Response to Comment on "No late Quaternary strike-slip motion along the northern Karakoram fault". Earth and Planetary Science Letters 443, 220-223. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2016.03.033.


Sharp, W.D., Mertz-Kraus, R., Vallverdu, J., Vaquero, M., Burjachs, F., Carbonell, E., Bischoff, J.L., 2016. Archaeological deposits at Abric Romaní extend to 110 ka: U-series dating of a newly cored,30-meter thick section. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 5, 400–406. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2015.12.015.





Zwaan, J.C., Buter, E., Mertz-Kraus, R., Kane, R.E., 2015. Alluvial sapphires from Montana – inclusions, geochemistry, and indications for a metasomatic origin. Gems & Gemology 51, 370-391. doi:10.5741/GEMS.51.4.370.


Füllenbach, C., Schöne, B.R., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2015. Strontium/lithium ratio in aragonitic shells of Cerastoderma edule (Bivalvia) - A new potential temperature proxy for brackish environments. Chemical Geology 417, 341-355. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2015.10.030.


Prelevic, D., Akal, C., Romer, R., Mertz-Kraus, R., Helvaci, C., 2015. Magmatic Response to Slab Tearing: Constraints from the Afyon Alkaline Volcanic Complex, Western Turkey. Journal of Petrology 56, 527-562. doi:10.1093/petrology/egv008.


Robinson, A.C., Owen, L.A., Chen, J., Schoenbohm, L.M., Hedrick, K.A., Blisniuk, K., Sharp, W.D., Imrecke, D.B., Li, W., Yuan, Z., Caffee, M.W., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2015. No late Quaternary strike- slip motion along the northern Karakoram fault. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 409, 290-298. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.11.011.


Kirch, P., Mertz-Kraus, R., Sharp, W.D., 2015. Precise Chronology of Polynesian Temple Construction and Use for Southeastern Maui, Hawaiian Islands Determined by 230Th Dating of Corals. Journal of Archaeological Science 53, 166-177. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2014.09.025.


Soares, C.J., Mertz-Kraus, R., Guedes, S., Stockli, D.F., Zack, T., 2015. Characterization of apatites as potential U reference materials for fission-track dating by LA-ICP-MS. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 39, 305-313. doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.00301.x.





Budsky, A., Scholz, D., Gibert Beotas, L., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2014. Th/U-dating of the Cueva Victoria flowstone sequence: preliminary results and palaeoclimatic implications. In: Gibert L, Ferràndez-Canadell C (Eds.) Geología y Paleontología de Cueva Victoria: Geology and Paleontology of Cueva Victoria. Mastia: Revista del Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Cartagena, 11-13, 2012-2014, 101-109.


Rossi, C., Mertz-Kraus, R., Osete, M.-L., 2014. Paleoclimate variability during the Blake geomagnetic excursion (MIS 5d) deduced from a speleothem record. Quaternary Science Reviews 102, 166-180. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.08.007.


Jochum, K.P., Stoll, B., Weis, U., Jacob, D.E., Mertz-Kraus, R., Andreae, M.O., 2014. Non-matrix-matched calibration for the multi-element analysis of geological and environmental samples using 200 nm femtosecond LA-ICP-MS: A comparison with nanosecond lasers. Geostandards and geoanalytical Research 38, 265-292. doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2014.12028.x.


Oster, J., Montanez, I.P., Mertz-Kraus, R., Sharp, W.D., Stock, G.M., Spero, H.J., Tinsley, J., Zachos, J.C., 2014. Millennial-scale variations in western Sierra Nevada precipitation during the last glacial cycle MIS 4/3 transition. Quaternary Research 82, 236-248. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2014.04.010.


Hettmann, K., Kreissig, K., Rehkämper, M., Wenzel, T., Mertz-Kraus, R., Markl, G., 2014. Thallium geochemistry in the metamorphic Lengenbach sulfide deposit, Switzerland: Thallium-isotope fractionation in a sulfide melt. American Mineralogist 90, 793-803. doi:10.2138/am.2014.4591.


Soares, C.J., Guedes, S., Hadler, J.C., Mertz-Kraus, R., Zack, T., Iunes, P.J., 2014. Novel calibration for LA-ICP-MS-based fission-track thermochronology. Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 41, 65-73. doi:10.1007/s00269-013-0624-2.





Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Krüger, S., Böcker, A., Lohmann, H., Mertz-Kraus, R., Fassoulas, C., 2013. Density banding in corals: barcodes of past and current climate change. Coral Reefs 32, 1013-1023. doi:10.1007/s00338-013-1056-7.





Maina, J., De Moel, H., Vermaat, J., Bruggemann, J., Guillaume, M., Grove, C., Madin, J., Mertz-Kraus, R., Zinke, J., 2012. Linking coral river runoff proxies with climate variability, hydrology and land-use in Madagascar catchments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 2047-2059. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.06.027.





Jochum, K.P., Wilson, S., Abouchami, W., Amini, M., Chmeleff, J., Eisenhauer, A., Hegner, E., Iaccheri, L., Kieffer, B., Krause, J., McDonough, B., Mertz-Kraus, R., Raczek, I., Rudnick, R., Scholz, D., Steinhoefel, G., Stoll, B., Stracke, A., Tonarini, S., Weis, D., Weis, U., Woodhead, J., 2011. GSD-1G and MPI-DING Reference Glasses for In Situ and Bulk Isotopic Determination. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 35. doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2010.00114.x.





Hergt, J.M., Arevalo, Jr. R., Bèdard, L.P., Bellucci, J., Enzweiler, J., Jochum, KP., Linge, K.L., McDonough, W.F., Mertz-Kraus, R., Wiedenbeck, M., Wang, X., Woodhead, J.D., 2010. GGR Critical Review of Analytical Developments in 2008–2009: An Introduction. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 34, 325–326. doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2010.00936.x.


Jochum, K.P., Enzweiler, J., Mertz-Kraus, R., Wang, X., 2010. GGR Biennial Review: Reference Materials in Geoanalyticla and Environmental Research – Review for 2008 and 2009. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 34, 353–385. doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2010.00931.x.


Jochum, K.P., Wang, X., Mertz-Kraus, R., Nohl, U., Schmidt, S., Schwager, B., Stoll, B., Yang, Q., Weis, U., 2010. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research Bibliographic Review 2009. Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research 34, 407–410. doi:10.1111/j.1751-908X.2010.00123.x.


Mertz-Kraus, R., Jochum, K.P., Sharp, W.D., Stoll, B., Weis, U., Andreae, M.O., 2010. In situ 230Th-232Th-234U-238U analysis of silicate glasses and carbonates using laser ablation single-collector sector-field ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 25, 1895–1904. doi:10.1039/C0JA00004C.





Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., Jochum, K.P., Reuter, M., Stoll, B., 2009. LA-ICP-MS analyses on coral growth increments reveal heavy winter rain in the Eastern Mediterranean at 9 Ma. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 273, 25–40. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2008.11.015.


Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., Galer, S.J.G., Fassoulas, C., Iliopoulos, G., 2009. Late Miocene sea surface salinity variability in the Eastern Mediterranean inferred from coral aragonite δ18O (Crete, Greece). Chemical Geology 262, 202–216. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2009.01.010.


Jochum, K.P., Stoll, B., Friedrich, J.M., Amini, M., Becker, S., Dücking, M., Ebel, D.S., Enzweiler, J., Hu, M., Kuzmin, D., Mertz-Kraus, R., Müller, W.E.G., Regnery. J., Sobolev, A., Wang, X., Zhan, X., 2009. Laser ablation-ICPMS and its application in geochemistry, cosmochemistry and environmental research. Rock and Mineral Analysis 28, 53–68.





Mertz-Kraus, R., Brachert, T.C., Reuter, M., 2008. Tarbellastraea (Scleractinia): A new stable isotope archive for Late Miocene paleoenvironments in the Mediterranean. Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeogeography 257, 294–307. doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.10.023.





Brachert, T.C., Vescogni, A., Bosellini, FR., Reuter, M., Mertz-Kraus, R., 2007. High salinity variability during the early Messinian revealed by stable isotope signatures from vermetid and Halimeda reefs of the Mediterranean region. Geologica Romana 40, 51–66.





Kraus, R (1998). The cranium of Piscogavialis jugaliperforatus n.gen., n.sp. (Gavialidae, Crocodylia) from the Miocene of Peru. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 72, 389–406.