Marine Klimaforschung



  • Krossa, V. R., Moros, M., Blanz, T., Jansen, E. & Schneider, R. 2015 (January): Late Holocene Baltic Sea outflow changes reconstructed using C37:4 content from marine cores. Boreas, Vol. 44, pp. 81–93. 10.1111/bor.12093. ISSN 0300-9483.


  • Fraser, N., Kuhnt, W., Holbourn, A., Bolliet, T., Andersen, N., Blanz, T., and Beaufort, L., 2014. Precipitation variability within the West Pacific Warm Pool over the past 120 ka: Evidence from the Davao Gulf, southern Philippines. Paleoceanography. OI: 10.1002/2013PA002599


  • Wang, Y.V., Larsen, T., Leduc, G., Andersen, N., Blanz, T., and Schneider, R., 2013. What does leaf wax dD from amixed C3/C4 vegetation region tell us? Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 111 (2013): 128-139.
  • Wang, Y.V., Leduc, G., Regenberg, M., Andersen, N., Larson, T., Blanz, T., Schneider, R., 2013. Northern and southern hemisphere controls on seasonal sea surface temperatures in the Indian Ocean during the last deglaciation PALEOCEANOGRAPHY, VOL. 28, 619–632, doi:10.1002/palo.20053, 2013


  • Etourneau, J., Schneider, R., Blanz, T., and Martinez, P. 2010. Intensification of the Walker and Hadley atmospheric circulations during the Pliocene–Pleistocene climate transition. Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume 297, Issues 1-2, 103-110
  • Rincón-Martínez, D., Lamy, F., Contreras, S., Leduc, G., Bard, E., Saukel, K., Blanz, T., Mackensen, A., and Tiedemann, R. 2010. More humid interglacials in Ecuador during the past 500 kyr linked to latitudinal shifts of the equatorial front and the Intertropical Convergence Zone in the eastern tropical Pacific. PALEOCEANOGRAPHY, VOL. 25, PA2210, doi:10.1029/2009PA001868.
  • Leduc, G., Herbert, C.T., Blanz, T., Martinez, P., and Ralph Schneider 2010. Contrasting evolution of sea surface temperature in the Benguela upwelling system under natural and anthropogenic climate forcings. GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, VOL. 37, L20705, doi:10.1029/2010GL044353, 2010.


  • Etourneau, J., Martinez, P., Blanz, T., and Schneider, R. 2009. Pliocene–Pleistocene variability of upwelling activity, productivity, and nutrient cycling in the Benguela region. Geology 37; no. 10; p. 871–874; doi: 10.1130/G25733A.
  • Khélifi, N., Sarnthein, M., Andersen, N., Blanz, T., Frank, M., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Haley, B.A., Stumpf, R., and Weinelt, M. 2009. A major and long-term Pliocene intensification of the Mediterranean outflow, 3.5–3.3 Ma ago.  Geology 37; no. 9; p. 811–814; doi: 10.1130/G30058A.


  • Dähnke, K., Serna A., Blanz, T., and Emeis, K.-C. 2008. Sub-recent nitrogen-isotope trends in sediments from Skagerrak (North Sea) and Kattegat: Changes in N-budgets and N-sources? Mar. Geol. 253, 92-98.

bis 2007

  • Antia A.N., Koeve W., Fischer G., Blanz T., Schulz-Bull D., Scholten J., Neuer S., Kremling K., Kuss J., Peinert R., Hebbeln D., Bathmann U., Conte M., Fehner U. and Zeitzschel B. (2001): Basin-wide particulate carbon flux in the Atlantic Ocean: Regional export patterns and potential for atmospheric CO2 sequestration. Global Biogeochem. Cycles 15: No. 4, 845-862.
  • Blanz T. (1992): Sedimentologische und sedimentphysikalische Eigenschaften holozäner Sediment­kerne aus der Alkor- und der Littorina-Tiefe / nördliches Kattegat. Meyniana 44: 77-95.
  • Blanz T., Moros M. and Trebstein U. (1993): Physical properties of the sediments. Meeresw. Berichte Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, 5: 52-55.
  • Blanz T. (1994): Fluxes and rates of organochlorine compounds and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in the river outflow and the transport into the southern Baltic Sea.- Dynamik globaler Kreis­läufe im System Erde, Bericht Nr. 1 des Graduiertenkollegs der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel: S. 43-46.
  • Blanz T. (1995): Dokumentation und Massenbilanz des Chlorbiphenyl-Eintrags der Oder in die Süd­pommersche Bucht. Berichte Institut für Meereskunde Kiel 277, 101 S.
  • Blanz T., Emeis K.-C., Petrick G. and Schulz-Bull D. (1997): Bilanzierung und Quantifizierung des Chlorbiphenyl-Eintrages in das Oderhaff. Meyniana 49: 47-58.
  • Blanz T., Schulz-Bull D., Emeis K.-C., Petrick G. and Duinker J.C. (1999): Chlorobiphenyls in suspension and sediment of the southern Baltic Sea: a mass balance calculation since the onset of PCB-production. Continental Shelf Research 19: 891-910.
  • Blanz T., Emeis K.-C. and Siegel H. (2005): Controls on alkenone unsaturation ratios along the salinity gradient between the open ocean and the Baltic Sea. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 69 (14): 3589-3600.
  • Conte M.H., Sicre A., Rühlemann C., Weber J.C.,. Schulz-Bull D. and Blanz T. (2006): Global temperature calibration of the alkenone unsaturation index (UK´37) in surface waters and comparison with surface sediments. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems,. 7(2): 1-22. Paper number 2005GC001054.
  • Emeis K.-C. and Blanz T. (1995): Sedimentology and organic geochemistry.- Interim report in EC Environment Programme: Area 1, Topic I. 6: Biogeochemical Cycles and Ecosystem Dynamics PL 910398: 69-100.
  • Emeis K.-C., Struck U., Blanz T., Kohly A. and Voss M. (2003): Salinity changes in the central Baltic Sea (NW Europe) over the last 10.000 years. The Holocene 13, 3: 413-423.
  • Rosell-Melé A., Bard E., Emeis K.-C., Grimalt J.O., Müller P., Schneider R., Bouloubassi I., Epstein B., Fahl K., Fluegge A., Freeman K., Goñi M., Güntner U., Hartz D., Hellebust S.. Herbert T., Ikehara M., Ishiwatari R., Kawamura K., Kenig F., de Leeuw J., Lehman S., Ohkouchi N., Pancost R.D., Pelejero C., Prahl F., Quinn J., Rontani J.-F., Rostek F., Rullkötter J., Sachs J., Blanz T., Sawada K., Schulz-Bull D., Sikes E., Sonzogni C., Ternois Y., Versteegh G., Volkman J. and S. Wakeham (2001): Precision of the current methods to measure alkenone relative (Uk´37) and absolute abundance in sediments: results of an inter-laboratory comparison study (2001). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2, Paper number 2000GC000141.
  • Scholten J.C., Scott S.D., Garbe-Schönberg D., Fietzke J., Blanz T. and Kennedy C.B. (2004): Hydrothermal iron and manganese crusts from the Pitcairn hot spot region. In: R. Hekinian, P. Stoffers, J.L. Cheminée (Eds.): Oceanic Hot Spots. S. 373-404. Springer Verlag.
  • Scholten J.C., Fietzke J., Mangini A., Stoffers P., Rixen T., Gaye-Haake B., Blanz T., Ramaswamy V., Sirocko F., Schulz H. and Ittekkot V. (2005): Radionuclide fluxes in the Arabian Sea: the role of particle composition. Earth Planetary Sciences Letters 230: 319-337.
  • Waniek J.J., Schulz-Bull D., Blanz T., Prien R.D., Oschlies A. and Müller T. (2005): Interannual variability of deep water particle flux in relation to production and lateral sources in the northeast Atlantic. Deep Sea Research I 52: 33-50.
  • Waniek J.J., Schulz-Bull D., Kuss J. and Blanz T. (2005): Long-time series of deep water particle flux in three biogeochemical provinces of the northeast Atlantic. Journal of Marine systems, 56: 391-415.