Here’s a list of most of my papers, reports, and other publications:


Peter Knippertz & Jan-Berend W. Stuut [editors] (2014) Mineral dust, a key player in the Earth system 
Springer, 509p ISBN 978-94-017-8977-6

Peer-reviewed papers


Jiawang Wu, Zhifei Liu, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Yulong Zhao, Antonio Schirone, Gert J. de Lange (2017) ‘North-African paleodrainage discharges to the central Mediterranean during the last 18,000 years: a multiproxy characterization’  Quaternary Science Reviews 163, 95-113 (PDF)

Laura F. Korte, Geert-Jan A. Brummer, Michelle van der Does, Catarina V. Guerreiro, Rick Hennekam, Johannes A. van Hateren, Dirk Jong, Chris I. Munday, Stefan Schouten, Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2016) ‘Compositional changes of present-day transatlantic Saharan dust deposition’ Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions (PDF)

Michèlle van der Does, Laura F. Korte, Chris I. Munday, Geert-Jan A. Brummer, Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2016) ‘Particle size traces modern Saharan dust transport and deposition across the equatorial North Atlantic’   Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (PDF)

Carmen A. Friese, Michèlle van der Does, Ute Merkel, Morten H. Iversen, Gerhard Fischer, Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2016) ‘Environmental factors controlling the seasonal variability in particle size distribution of modern Saharan dust deposited off Cape Blanc’ Aeolian Research 22, 165-179 (PDF)

Claire L. McKay, Helena L. Filipsson, Oscar E. Romero, Jan-Berend W. Stuut & Svante Björck [2016] 'The interplay between the surface and bottom water environment within the Benguela Upwelling System over the last 70ka' Paleoceanography 31, 266-285. (PDF)

Catia Carreira, Tim Piel, Marc Staal, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Mathias Middelboe, Corina PD Brussaard (2015) ‘Microscale spatial distributions of microbes and viruses in intertidal photosynthetic microbial mats’ SpringerPlus 4:239 (PDF)

Claire L. McKay, Helena L. Filipsson, Oscar E. Romero, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Barbara Donner (2014) ‘Pelagic-benthic coupling within an upwelling system of the subtropical northeast Atlantic over the last 35 ka BP’ Quaternary Science Reviews 106 299-315 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Maarten A. Prins (2014) ‘The significance of particle size of long-range transported mineral dust’. PAGES Magazine 22 (2), 70-71 (PDF)

Ute Merkel, Denis-Didier Rousseau, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Gisela Winckler, Lucien von Gunten, Torsten Kiefer (2014). ‘Dust’ PAGES Magazine, Bern, 60pp (LoRes PDF / HiRes PDF)

Patrick De Deckker, Chris I. Munday, Jochen Brocks, Tadhg O’Loingsigh, Gwen E. Allison, Janet Hope, Marc Norman, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Nigel J. Tapper, Sander van der Kaars (2014) ‘Characterisation of the major dust storm that traversed over eastern Australia in September 2009; a multidisciplinary approach’ Aeolian Research 15 133-149 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2014) ‘Subaquatic dust deposits’ In: Peter Knippertz & Jan-Berend W. Stuut (eds.)  Mineral dust, a key player in the Earth System 443-462 (PDF)

Janna Just, Enno Schefuss, Holger Kuhlmann, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Jürgen Pätzold (2014) ‘Climate induced sub-basin source-area shifts of Zambezi River sediments over the past 17 ka’ Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 410 190-199 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Felix Temmesfeld, Patrick De Deckker (2014) ‘A 550 ka record of aeolian activity near North West Cape, Australia: inferences from grain-size distributions and bulk chemistry of SE Indian Ocean deep-sea sediments’ Quaternary Science Reviews 83 83-94 (PDF), corrigendum (PDF)

Gaudenz Deplazes, Andreas Lückge, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Jürgen Pätzold, Holger Kuhlmann, Dorothée Husson, Mara Fant, Gerald H. Haug (2014) ‘Weakening and strengthening of the Indian monsoon during Heinrich events and Dansgaard-Oeschger oscillations’ Paleoceanography 29(2) 99-114 (PDF)

Sabine K. Lengger, Mariska Kraaij, Rik Tjallingii, Marianne Baas, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Ellen C. Hopmans, Jaap S. Sinninghe Damsté, Stefan Schouten (2013) ‘Differential degradation of intact polar and core glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraether lipids upon post-depositional oxidation’ Organic Geochemistry 65: 83-93  (PDF)

Inka Meyer, Gareth R. Davies, Christoph Vogt, Holger Kuhlmann, Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2013) ‘Changing rainfall patterns in NW Africa since the Younger Dryas’ Aeolian Research doi:10. 1016/j.aeolia. 2013.03. 003 (PDF)

David McGee, Peter B. deMenocal, Gisela Winckler, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Louis I. Bradtmiller (2013) ‘The magnitude, timing and abruptness of changes in North African dust deposition over the last 20,000 years’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 371-372 163-176 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Matthias Prange, Ute Merkel, Silke Steph (2012) ‘Tropical ocean’ In: Metcalfe, S.E., Nash, D.J. (Eds.), Quaternary Environmental Change in the Tropics, first ed. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., pp. 47-78. (PDF)

Menno Bloemsma, Matthias Zabel, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Rik Tjallingii, James A. Collins, Gert-Jan Weltje (2012) ‘Modelling the joint variability of grain size and chemical composition in sediments’ Sedimentary Geology 280 135-148 (PDF) + Corrigendum in 2013 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Peter A. Kershaw (2012) ‘Controversies in the late Quaternary of the Southern Hemisphere’. Editorial of Special Volume in Quaternary International 253 1-3 (PDF)

Sébastien Bertrand, Konrad A. Hughen, Frank Lamy, Jan-Berend Stuut, Fernando Torrejón, Carina B. Lange (2012) ‘Precipitation as the main driver of Neoglacial fluctuations of Gualas glacier, Northern Patagonian Icefield’ Climate of the Past 8 519-534 (PDF)

Mieke Thierens, Hans Pirlet, Christophe Colin, Kris Latruwe, Frank Vanhaecke, Jonathan R. Lee, Jan-Berend Stuut, Jürgen Titschack, Veerle A.I. Huvenne, Boris Dorschel, Andy J. Wheeler, Jean-Pierre Henriet (2012) ‘Ice-rafting from the British-Irish ice sheet since the earliest Pleistocene (2.6 million years ago): implications for long-term mid-latitudinal ice-sheet growth in the North Atlantic region’ Quaternary Science Reviews 44 229-240 (PDF)

Charlotte Skonieczny, Aloys Bory, Viviane Bout-Roumazeilles, Wafa Abouchami, Stephen J.G. Galer, Xavier Crosta, Jan-Berend Stuut, Inka Meyer, Isabelle Chiapello, Thierry Podvin, Bernadette Chatenet, Aldiouma Diallo, Cheikh T Ndiaye (2011) ‘The 7-13 March 2006 major Saharan outbreak: Multiproxy characterization of mineral dust deposited on the West African margin’  Journal of Geophysical Research 116 D18210 (PDF)

Waleed Hamza, Mohamed Rizk Enan, Huda Al-Hassini, Jan-Berend Stuut, Dirk de Beer (2011) ‘Dust storms over the Arabian Gulf: a possible indicator of climate changes consequences’ Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 14(3) 260-268 (PDF)

Mahyar Mohtadi, Delia Oppo, Stephan Steinke, Jan-Berend Stuut, Ricardo de Pol-Holz, Dierk Hebbeln, Andrease Lückge (2011) ‘Glacial to Holocene swings of the Australian-Indonesian monsoon’ Nature Geoscience 4(8) 540-544 (PDF)

Helena L. Filipsson, Oscar E. Romero, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Barbara Donner (2011) ‘Relationships between primary productivity and bottom-water oxygenation off northwest Africa during the last deglaciation’ Journal of Quaternary Science 26(4) 448-456 (PDF)

Inka Meyer, Gareth Davies, Jan-Berend Stuut (2011) ‘Grain-size control on Sr-Nd isotope provenance studies and impact on paleoclimate reconstructions: an example from deep-sea sediments offshore NW Africa’ G³ 12(3) (PDF)

Cornelia Saukel, Frank Lamy, Jan-Berend Stuut, Ralf Tiedemann, Christoph Vogt (2011) ‘Distribution and provenance of wind-blown SE Pacific surface sediments’ Marine Geology 280 130-142 (PDF)

Jean Nizou, Till J.J. Hanebuth, Dave Heslop, Tillmann Schwenk, Luisa Palamenghi, Jan-Berend Stuut, Rüdiger Henrich, (2010) ‘The Senegal River mud belt: A high-resolution archive of paleoclimatic change and coastal evolution’ Marine Geology 278 150-164 (PDF)

Claudia Wienberg, Norbert Frank, Kenneth N. Mertens, Jan-Berend Stuut, Margarita Marchant, Jan Fietzke, Furu Mienis, Dierk Hebbeln (2010) ‘Glacial cold-water coral growth in the Gulf of Cádiz: implications of increased paleo-productivity’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 298 405-416 (PDF)

Stefan Mulitza, David Heslop, Daniela Pittauerova, Helmut Fischer, Inka Meyer, Jan-Berend Stuut, Matthias Zabel, Gesine Mollenhauer, James Collins, Henning Kuhnert, Michael Schulz (2010) ‘Increase in African dust flux at the onset of commercial agriculture in the Sahel region’ Nature 466 226-228 (PDF)

Mieke Thierens, Jürgen Titschack, Boris Dorschel, Veerle A.I. Huvenne, Andrew J. Wheeler, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Rory O’Donnell (2010) ‘The 2.6 Ma depositional sequence from the Challenger cold-water coral carbonate mound (IODP Exp. 307): Sediment contributors and hydrodynamic palaeo-environments’ Marine Geology 271 260-277 (PDF)

John S. Compton, Caren T. Herbert, M. Timm Hoffman, Ralph R. Schneider, Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2010) ‘A tenfold increase in the Orange River mean Holocene mud flux: implications for soil erosion in South Africa’ The Holocene 20(1) 115-122 (PDF)

Daniela Pittauerová, Stefan Mulitza, Bernd Hettwig, Wissam Chehade, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Gesine Mollenhauer, Helmut W. Fischer (2009) ‘Application of self-absoprtion correction method in gamma spectroscopy for 210Pb and 137Cs sediment chronology on the continental slope off NW Africa’ Radioprotection 44(5) 457-461 (PDF)

Ulrich Alt-Epping, Jan-Berend Stuut, Dierk Hebbeln, Ralph Schneider (2009) ‘Variations in sediment provenance during the past 3000 years off the Tagus River, Portugal’ Marine Geology 261 82-91 (PDF)

Helen V. McGregor, Lydie Dupont, Jan-Berend Stuut & Holger Kuhlmann (2009) ‘Vegetation shift in southern Morocco at 700 AD: culture (Islamisation) or climate change?’ Quaternary Science Reviews 28 1434-1448 (PDF)

Xingqi Liu, Hailiang Don, Xiangdong Yang, Ulrike Herzschuh, Enlou Zhang, Jan-Berend Stuut & Yongbo Wang (2009) ‘Late Holocene forcing of the Asian winter and summer monsoon as evidenced by proxy records from the northern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau‒ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 280 276-284 (PDF)

Jan-Berend Stuut, Ian Smalley, Ken O’Hara-Dhand (2009) ‘Aeolian dust in Europe: African sources and European deposits’ Quaternary International’ 198 234-245 (PDF)

Patrick De Deckker, Raeid Abed, Dirk de Beer, Kai-Uwe Hinrichs, Tadhg O’Loingsigh, Enno Schefuss, Jan-Berend Stuut, Nigel Tapper, Sander van der Kaars (2008) ‘Geochemical and microbiological fingerprinting of airborne dust that fell in Canberra, Australia in October 2002’ G³ 9, Q12Q10 (PDF)

Stefan Mulitza, Matthias Prange, Jan-Berend Stuut, Matthias Zabel, Tilo von Dobeneck, Achakie C. Itambi, Jean Nizou, Michael Schulz & Gerold Wefer (2008) ‘Sahel megadroughts triggered by glacial slowdowns of Atlantic meridional overturning’ Paleoceanography 23, PA4206 (PDF)

Rik Tjallingii, Martin Claussen, Jan-Berend Stuut, Jens Fohlmeister, Alexandra Jahn, Torsten Bickert, Frank Lamy & Ursula Röhl (2008) ‘Coherent high- and low-latitude control of the northwest African hydrological balance’ Nature Geoscience 1(10) 670-675 (PDF) highlighted in News & Views

Yvonne Hamann, Werner Ehrmann, Gerhard Schmiedl, Stefan Krüger, Jan-Berend Stuut, Tanja Kuhnt (2008) ‘Sedimentation processes in the eastern Mediterranean Sea during the late Glacial and Holocene revealed by end-member modelling of the terrigenous fraction in marine sediments’ Marine Geology 248 (1-2) pp 97-114 (PDF)

Shiming Wan, Anchun Li, Peter D. Clift & Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2007) `Development of the East Asian monsoon: Mineralogical and Sedimentological records in the northern South China Sea since 15 Ma’Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 254 pp 561-582 (PDF)

Christine Holz, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Rüdiger Henrich & Helge Meggers (2007) `Variability in terrigenous sedimentation processes off Northwest Africa and its relation to climate changes: inferences from grain-size distributions of a Holocene marine sediment record’ Sedimentary Geology 202 pp 499-508 (PDF)

Christine Zühlsdorff, Katarina Wien, Jan-Berend W. Stuut & Rüdiger Henrich (2007) `Late Quaternary sedimentation within a submarine channel–levee system offshore Cap Timiris, Mauritania´ Marine Geology 240 (1), pp 217-234 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Sabine Kasten, Frank Lamy & Dierk Hebbeln (2007) `Sources and modes of terrigenous sediment input to the Chilean continental slope´Quaternary International 161, pp 67-76 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Margarita Marchant, Jérõme Kaiser, Frank Lamy, Mahyar Mohtadi, Oscar Romero & Dierk Hebbeln (2006) `The Late Quaternary paleoenvironment of Chile as seen from marine archives´Geographica Helvetica 61-2, pp 35-5 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Matthias Zabel, Gaute Lavik, Enno Schefuss, Volker Ratmeyer & Ralph R. Schneider (2005) `Provenance of present-day eolian dust collected off NW Africa: implications for deep-marine sediment studies´JGR - Atmospheres 110 D04202 doi:10.1029/2004JD005161 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut & Frank Lamy (2004) `Climate variability at the southern boundaries of the Namib (Southwestern Africa) and Atacama (Northern Chile) coastal Deserts´ Quaternary Research 62 (3) pp 301-309, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2004.08.001 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Xavier Crosta, Klaas van der Borg & Ralph R. Schneider (2004) `Relationship between Antarctic sea ice and southwest African climate during the Late Quaternary´Geology 32 (10) pp 909-912, doi:10.1130?G20709.1 (PDF)

Christine Holz, Jan-Berend W. Stuut & Rüdiger Henrich (2004) `Terrigenous sedimentation processes along the continental margin off NW-Africa: implications from grain-size analysis of surface sediments´Sedimentology 51, pp. 1145-1154 doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3091.2004.00665.x (PDF)

Bas West, J.H. Fred Jansen & Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2004) 'Surface water conditions in the Northern Benguela region (SE Atlantic) during the last 450 kyr  reconstructed from assemblages of planktonic foraminifera' Marine Micropaleontology 51, pp. 321-344 doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2004.01.004 (PDF)

Michael Frenz, René Höppner, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Thomas Wagner & Rüdiger Henrich (2004) 'Surface sediment bulk geochemistry and grain-size composition related to the oceanic circulation along the South American continental margin in the Southwest Atlantic' in: Gerold Wefer, Stefan Mulitza, & Volker Ratmeyer (Eds.): The South Atlantic in the Late Quaternary: Reconstruction of Material Budgets and Current Systems. Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York Tokyo, pp 347-373 (PDF)

Enno Schefuss, Volker Ratmeyer, Jan-Berend W. Stuut, J.H. Fred Jansen & Jaap S. Sinninghe Damsté (2003) 'Carbon isotope analysis of N-alkanes in dust from the lower atmosphere over the central eastern Atlantic' Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 67 (10), pp 1757-1767, doi: 10.1016/S0016-7037(02)01414-X (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Maarten A. Prins & J. H. Fred Jansen (2002) 'Fast reconnaisance of carbonate dissolution based on the size distribution of  calcareous ooze on Walvis Ridge, SE Atlantic Ocean Marine Geology 190 (3-4), pp 563-571 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Maarten A. Prins, Ralph R. Schneider, Gert Jan Weltje,  J.H. Fred Jansen & George Postma (2002) 'A 300-kyr record of aridity and wind strength in southwestern Africa: inferences from grain-size distributions of sediments on Walvis Ridge, SE Atlantic' Marine Geology 180, pp 221-233 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2001) ‘Late Quaternary SW African terrestrial-climate signals in the marine record of Walvis Ridge, SE Atlantic Ocean’  Geologica Ultraiectina 212 Ph.D. thesis, 128 pp.


Cruise reports

Jan-Berend W. Stuut and cruise participants (2016) Cruise report and preliminary results of cruise DUSTTRAFFIC IV: Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust. Cruise No. JC134 onboard RRS James Cook. St Johns (Antigua) - Sta Cruz, Tenerife (Spain), 19 March - 16 April 2016. 104 pp

Jan-Berend W. Stuut and cruise participants (2015) Cruise report and preliminary results of cruise DUSTTRAFFIC III: Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust. Cruise No. 64PE395 onboard RV Pelagia. Mindelo (Cape Verde) - Bridgetown (Barbados), 11 January -  6 February 2015. 54 pp

Jan-Berend W. Stuut and cruise participants (2014) Cruise report and preliminary results of cruise DUSTTRAFFIC: Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust. Cruise No. 64PE392 onboard RV Pelagia. Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) - Mindelo, Sao Vicente (Cape Verde) 19 - 27 August 2014, 11 pp

Jan-Berend W. Stuut and cruise participants (2014) Cruise report and preliminary results of cruise DUSTTRAFFIC II: Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust. Cruise No. 64PE378 onboard RV Pelagia. Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) - Philipstown (St Maarten), 9 November - 6 December 2013. 58 pp

Jan-Berend W. Stuut and cruise participants (2013) Meteor-Berichte TRAFFIC: Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust. Cruise No. M89 onboard FS Meteor. Las Palmas, Gran Canaria (Spain) - Cristobal (Panama), 3- 25 October 2012. 28 pp


Other Reports

Ilham Bouimetarhan, Lydie Dupont, Cletus Itambi, Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2014) ‘African climate-vegetation interactions since the Last Glacial Period’. PAGES Magazine 22(1), 54 (PDF)

Jan-Berend W. Stuut, Ute Merkel, Denis-Didier Rousseau (2012) ‘Challenges in understanding past and present eolian dust dynamics’E OS Transactions AGU 93(19) 189 (PDF)

Jan-Berend Stuut, Stefan Mulitza & Matthias Prange (2008) ‘Challenges to understanding past and future climate in Africa. ‘ EOS Transactions AGU 89, 196 (PDF)



Jan-Berend W. Stuut (2001) ‘Late Quaternary SW African terrestrial-climate signals in the marine record of Walvis Ridge, SE Atlantic Ocean’. Geologica Ultraiectina 212 PhD thesis, 128 pp (PDF)