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Publications by Barbara Wohlfarth


Peer-reviewed articles in international journals

– Muschitiello, F., Lea, J., Greenwood, S. L., Nick, F. M., Brunnberg, L., MacLeod, A., Wohlfarth, B. Precise timing of the first drainage of the Baltic Ice Lake from Swedish glacial-varve chronologies. Boreas (in press).

– Muschitiello, F., Pausata, F. S. R., Smittenberg, R. H., Salih, A. A. M., Watson, J. E., Brooks, S. J., Whitehouse, N. J., Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Fennoscandian freshwater controls Greenland hydroclimate shifts at the onset of Younger Dryas. Nature Communications, 6, 8939. doi:10.1038/ncomms9939.

– Chawchai, S., Yamoah, K. K. A., Smittenberg, R. H., Kurkela, J., Väliranta, M., *Chabangborn, A., Blaauw, M., Reimer, P. J., Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Lake Kumphawapi revisited – a synthesis of Holocene environmental and climatic changes for NE Thailand. The Holocene (online) doi: 10.1177/0959683615612565.

– Chawchai, S., Kylander, M., Chabangborn, A., Löwemark, L., Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Testing commonly used XRF core scanning based proxies for organic rich lake sediments and peat. Boreas (in press). DOI: 10.1111/bor.12145.

– Muschitiello, F., Andersson, A., Wohlfarth, B., Smittenberg, R. H. (2015): The C20 highly branched isoprenoid biomarker – a new diatom-sourced proxy for summer trophic conditions. Organic Geochemistry, 81, 27-33. doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.01.007

– Chawchai, S., Chabangborn, A., Fritz, S., Väliranta, M., Mörth, C. M., Blaauw, M. Reimer, P. J., Krusic, P. J., Löwemark, L., Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Hydroclimatic shifts in northeast Thailand during the last two millennia – the record of Lake Pa Kho. Quaternary Science Reviews, 111, 62-71. doi:10.1016/jquascirev.2015.01.007.

– Muschitiello, F. & Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Time-transgressive environmental shifts at the onset of the Younger Dryas across Northern Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews, 109, 49-56.

– Dutton, A., Webster, J. M., Zwarts, D., Lambeck, K. & Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Tropical tales of polar ice: Evidence of last interglacial polar ice sheet retreat recorded by fossil reefs of the granitic Seychelles islands. Quaternary Science Reviews, 107, 182-196. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.10.025

– Ampel, L., Kylander, M., Steinthorsdottir, M. & Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Abrupt climate change and early lake development – the Late Glacial diatom flora at Hässeldala Port southeastern Sweden. Boreas, 44, 94-102. DOI:10.1111/bor.12081.

– Steinthorsdottir, M., de Boer, A., Oliver, K. I. C., Muschitiello, F., Blaauw, M. & Wohlfarth, B. (2015): Response to: Comment on "Synchronous records of pCO2 and Delta 14C suggest rapid, ocean-derived pCO2 fluctuations at the onset of Younger Dryas" (Steinthorsdottir et al., 2014, Quaternary Science Reviews 99, 84-96). Quaternary Science Reviews, 107, 270-273.

– Lascu, I., Wohlfarth, B., Onac, B. P., Björck, S. & Kromer, B. (2014): A Lateglacial paleo-lake record from an up-dammed river valley in northern Transylvania, Romania. Quaternary International (online).

– Steinthorsdottir, M., de Boer, A., Oliver, K. I. C., Muschitiello, F., Blaauw, M., Reimer, P. J. & Wohlfarth, B. (2014): Synchronous records of pCO2 and D14C suggest rapid, ocean-driven pCO2 fluctuations at the onset of Younger Dryas. Quaternary Science Reviews, 99, 84-96. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2014.06.021

– Chabangborn, A. & Wohlfarth, B. (2014): Climate over mainland Southeast Asia 15-5 ka BP. Journal of Quaternary Science, 29, 445-454. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.2715

– Chabangborn, A., Brandefelt, J. & Wohlfarth, B. (2013): The Asian monsoon climate during the Last Glacial Maximum: palaeo-data – model comparisons. Boreas, 43, 220–242. 10.1111/bor.12032. ISSN 0300-9483. (PDF)

– Muschitiello, F., Schwark, L., Wohlfarth, B., Sturm, C. & Hammarlund, D. (2013): New evidence of Holocene atmospheric circulation dynamics based on lake sediments from southern Sweden: a link to the Siberian High. Quaternary Science Reviews, 77, 113–124. (PDF)

– Chawchai, S., Chabangborn, A., Kylander, M., Löwemark, L., Mörth, C-M. Blaauw, Klubseang, W., M., Reimer, P. J., Fritz, S.C. & Wohlfarth, B. (2013): Lake Kumphawapi – an archive of Holocene paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic changes in northeast Thailand. Quaternary Science Reviews, 68, 59–75. (PDF)

– Fernández, M., Björck, S., Wohlfarth, B., Maidana, N. I., Unkel, I. & van der Putten, N. (2013): Diatom assemblage changes in lacustrine sediments from Isla de los Estados, southernmost South America, in response to shifts in the southwesterly wind belt during the last deglaciation. Journal of Paleolimnology, 50, 433–446. DOI 10.1007/s10933-013-9736-4 (PDF)

– Steinthorsdottir, M., Wohlfarth, B., Kylander, M. E., Blaauw, M. & Reimer, P. J. (2013): Stomatal proxy record of CO2 concentrations from the Last Termination suggests an important role for CO2 at climate transitions. Quaternary Science Reviews, 68, 43–58. (PDF)

– Kylander, M. E., Klaminder, J., Wohlfarth, B. & Löwemark, L. (2013): Geochemical responses to paleoclimatic changes in Southern Sweden since the Late Glacial: The Hässeldala Port lake sediment record. Journal of Paleolimnology, 50, 57–70. DOI 10.1007/s10933-013-9704-z. (PDF)


Wohlfarth, B., Klubseang, W., Inthongkaew, S., Fritz, S. C., Blaauw, M., Reimer, P. J., Chabangborn, A., Löwemark, L., Chawchai, S. (2012): Natural and anthropogenic environmental changes in Northeast Thailand reconstructed from a Holocene tropical wetland. Global Planetary Change, 92-93, 148-161. (PDF)
– Van Meerbeck, C. J., Renssen, H., Roche, D. M., Wohlfarth, B., Bohncke, S., Bos, H., Engels, S., Helmens, K. F., Sánchez-Goñi, M.-F., Svensson, A. & Vandenberghe, J. (2012): The nature of MIS 3 stadial-interstadial transitions in Europe: new insights from model-data comparisons. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, 3618-3637 (PDF)


– Brandefelt, J., Kjellström, E., Näslund, J.-O., Strandberg, G., Voelker, A. H. L., Wohlfarth, B. (2011): A coupled climate model simulation of Marine Isotope Stage 3 stadial climate. Climate of the Past Discussion, 7, 79-118, 2011.
– Kylander, M. E., Ampel, L., Wohlfarth, B., Veres, D. (2011): High-resolution Itrax analysis of Les Echets (France) sedimentary sequence: linking geochemical, biological and physical proxies. Journal of Quaternary Science. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1438. (PDF)

– Blaauw, M. & Wohlfarth, B.(2010): Reply: Were glacial climate events simultaneous between Greenland and France? A quantitative comparison using non-tuned chronologies. Journal of Quaternary Sciences, 25, 1047.
Wohlfarth, B., Alexanderson, H., Ampel, L., Bennike, O., Engels, S., Johnsen, T., Lundqvist, J. & Reimer, P. (2010): Pilgrimstad revisited – multi-proxy reconstructions of Early/Middle Weichselian climate and environment at a key site in central Sweden. Boreas. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00192.x (PDF)
– Unkel, I., Fernandez, M., Björck, S., Ljung, K. & Wohlfarth, B. (2010): Records of environmental changes during the Holocene from Isla de los Estados (54.4°S), southeastern Tierra del Fuego. Global and Planetary Change, 74, 99–113. (PDF)
– Blaauw, M., Wohlfarth, B., Christen, J. A., Ampel, L., Veres, D., Hughen, K. A., Preusser, F. Svensson, A. (2010): Were last glacial climate events simultaneous between Greenland and Western Europe? Journal of Quaternary Sciences, 25/3, 387–394. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1330. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B. (2010): Ice-free conditions in Sweden during Marine Isotope Stage 3? Boreas, 39/2, 377-398. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2009.00137.x (PDF)
– Kjellström, E., Brandefelt, J., Näslund, J.-O., Smith, B., Strandberg, G., Voelker, A. H. L.& Wohlfarth, B.: (2010): Simulated climate conditions in Fennoscandia during a MIS 3 stadial. Boreas, 39/2, 436–456. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502–3885.2010.00143.x. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B. & Näslund, J.-O. (2010): The Fennoscandian Ice Sheet during MIS 3. Boreas, 39/2, 325-327. DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2010.00151.x. (PDF)
– Ampel, L., Bigler, C., Wohlfarth, B., Risberg, J., Lotter, A. F., Veres, D. (2010): Modest summer temperature variability during DO cycles in Western Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 1322–1327. (PDF)
– Ampel, L., Wohlfarth, B., Risberg, J., Veres, D., Leng, M. & Kaislahti, P. (2010): Diatom assemblage dynamics during abrupt climate change: the response of diatoms to DansgaardOeschger cycles during the last glacial period. Journal of Paleolimnology, 44, 397–404. (PDF)


– Clark, P. U., Dyke, A. S., Shakun, J. D., Carlson, A. E., Clark, J., Wohlfarth, B., Mitrovica, J. X., Hostetler, S. W., & McCabe, A. M. (2009): The Last Glacial Maximum. Science, 325, 710–714. (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
– Veres, D., Lallier-Vergès, E., Wohlfarth, B., Lacourse, T., Kéravis, D., Björck, S., Preusser, F., Andrieu-Ponel, V. and Ampel, L. (2009): Climate-driven changes in lake conditions during late MIS 3 and MIS 2: a high-resolution geochemical record from Les Echets, France. Boreas 38, 230–243. (PDF)

– Blaauw, M., Wohlfarth, B., Christen, J. A., Ampel, L., Veres, D., Hughen, K. A., Preusser, F. Svensson, A. (2008): Were last glacial climate events simultaneous between Greenland and Western Europe? Climate of the Past Discussions 4, 1203–1217.
– Gouirand, I., Linderholm, H. W., Moberg, A., Wohlfarth, B. (2008): On the spatio-temporal characteristics of Fennoscandian tree-ring based summer temperatures reconstructions. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 91, 1–25. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Veres, D., Ampel, L., Lacourse, T., Blaauw, M., Preusser, F., Andrieu-Ponel, V., Kéravis, D., Lallier-Vergès, E., Björck, S., Davies, S., de Beaulieu, J.-L., Risberg, J., Hormes, A., Kasper, H.U., Possnert, G., Reille, M., Thouveny, N. and Zander, A. (2008): Rapid ecosystem response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period in western Europe, 40–16 ka Geology, 36/5, 407–410. (PDF)
– Feurdean, A., Klotz, S., Mosbrugger, V., Wohlfarth, B. (2008): Pollen-based quantitative reconstruction of Holocene climate variability in NW Romania. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleeoecology, 260, 494-504. (PDF)
– Ampel, L., Wohlfarth, B., Risberg, J., Veres, D. (2008): Paleolimnological response to millennial and centennial scale climate variability during MIS 3 and 2 as suggested by the diatom record in Les Echets, France. Quaternary Science Reviews, 27, 1493–1504. (PDF)
– Veres, D., Davies, S. M., Wohlfarth, B., Preusser, F., Wastegård, S., Ampel, L., Hormes, A., Possnert, G., Raynal, J.-P., Vernet, G. (2008): Age, origin and significance of a new middle MIS 3 tephra horizon identified within a long-core sequence from Les Echets, France. Boreas, 37, 434–443. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Funder, S., Houmark-Nielsen, M., Ingólfsson, Ó., Lunkka, J. P., Mangerud, J., Saarnisto, M. and Vorren, T. (2008): Quaternary of Norden. Episodes, 31/1, 73–81. (PDF)
– Feurdean, A., Klotz, S., Brewer, S., Mosbrugger, V., Tamas, Wohlfarth, B. (2008): Lateglacial climate development in NW Romania – Comparative results from three quantitative pollenbased methods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 265, 121–133. (PDF)
– Unkel, I. Björck, S., Wohlfarth B. (2008): Deglacial environmental changes on Isla de los Estados (54.4°S), southeastern Tierra del Fuego. Journal of Quaternary Sciences, 27, 1541–1554. (PDF)


– Kromer, B., Wohlfarth, B. & Turk, D. (2007): Radiocarbon and ice-core chronologies during glacial and deglacial times. EOS, 88, 278.
– Davies, S. M., Elmquist, M., Bergman, J. Wohlfarth, B., Hammarlund, D. (2007): Cryptotephra sedimentation processes within two lacustrine sequences from west central Sweden. The Holocene, 17/3, 1–13. (PDF)
– Veres, D., Wohlfarth, B., Andrieu-Ponel, V., Björck, S., de Beaulieu, J.L., Digerfeldt, G., Ponel, P., Ampel, L., Davies, S., Gandouin, E., Belmecheri, S. (2007): Lithostratigraphy of the Les Echets Basin, France: tentative correlations between different core sites. Boreas, 36, 326–340. (PDF)
– Feurdean, A., Wohlfarth, B., Björkman, L., Tantau, I., Bennike, O., Willis, K. J., Farcas, S., Robertsson, A. M. (2007): The influence of refugial population on Lateglacial and early Holocene vegetational changes in Romania. Review of Paleobotany and Palynology, 145, 305–320. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Lacourse, T., Bennike, O., Subetto, D. A., Demidov, I., Filimonova, L., Tarasov, P., Sapelko, T. (2007): Climatic and environmental changes in NW Russia between 15,000 and 8000 cal yr BP: a review. Quaternary Science Reviews, 26, 1871–1883. (PDF)
– Helmens, K. F., Bos, J. A. A., Engels, S., van Meerbeeck, C. J., Bohncke, S. J. P., Renssen, H., Heiri, O., Brooks, S. J., Seppä, H., Birks, H. J. B., Wohlfarth, B. (2007): Present-day temperatures in northern Scandinavia during the Last Glaciation. Geology, 35, 11, 987–990. (PDF)

Wohlfarth, B., Blaauw, M. Davies, S. M., Andersson, M., Wastegård, S., Hormes, A.& Possnert, G. (2006): Constraining the age of Lateglacial and early Holocene pollen zones and tephra horizons in southern Sweden with Bayesian probability methods. Journal of Quaternary Science, 21/4, 321–334. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Tarasov, P., Bennike, O., Lacourse, T., Subetto, D., Torssander, P., Romanenko, F. (2006): Late Glacial and Holocene palaeoenvironmental changes in the RostovYaroslavl’ area, central-west Russia. Journal of Paleolimnology, 35, 543–569. (PDF)
– Banks, W. E., d’Errico, F., Dibble, H., Krishtalka, L., West, D., Olszewski, D., Townsend Peterson, A., Gillam, J. C., Montet-White, A., Crucifix, M., Marean, C. W., Sánchez-Goñi, M.-F., Wohlfarth, B., Vanhaeren, M. (2006): Eco-Cultural Niche Modeling: new tools for reconstructing the geography and ecology of past human populations. PaleoAnthropology, 68–83. (PDF)
– Houmark-Nielsen, M., Björck, S., Wohlfarth, B. (2006): ‘Cosmogenic 10 Be ages on Pomeranian Moraine, Poland’: Comments. Boreas Comments, Borea, 35, 1–5. (PDF)


– Bergman, J. Hammarlund, D., Hannon, G., Barnekow, L. & Wohlfarth, B. (2005): Deglacial vegetation succession and Holocene tree-limit dynamics in the Scandes Mountains, west-central Sweden: stratigraphic data compared to megafossil evidence. Review of Paleobotany and Palynology, 134, 129–151. (PDF)

Wohlfarth, B., Schwark, L., Bennike, O., Filimonova, L., Tarasov, P., Björkman, L., Brunnberg, L., Demidov, I. & Possnert, G. (2004): Unstable early Holocene climatic and environmental conditions in northwestern Russia derived from a ultidisciplinary study of a lake sediment sequence from Pichozero, southeastern Russian Karelia. The Holocene, 14/5, 732–746. (PDF)
– Bergman, J., Wastegård, S., Hammarlund, D., Wohlfarth, B. & Roberts, S. J. (2004): Holocene tephra horizons of the Klocka bog, west-central Sweden: Aspects of distribution, deposition and reproducibility. Journal of Quaternary Science, 19, 1–9. (PDF)
– Hammarlund, D., Velle, G., Wolfe, B. B., Edwards, T. W. D., Snowball, I., Barnekow, L., Holmgren, S., Lamme, S., Wohlfarth, B., Possnert, G. (2004): Palaeolimnological and sedimentary responses to Holocene forest retreat in the Scandes Mountains, west-central Sweden. The Holocene, 14/6, 862-876. (PDF)
– Davies, S. M., Wohlfarth, B., Wastegård, S., Andersson, M., Possnert, G. & Blockley, S. (2004): Were there two Borrobol Tephras during the early Lateglacial period: implications for tephrochronology? Quaternary Science Reviews, 23, 581–589. (PDF)
– Clague, J. J., Wohlfarth, B., Ayotte, J.,Eriksson, M., Hutchinson, I., Mathewes, R. W., Walker, I. R., and Walker, L. (2004): Late Holocene environmental change at treeline in the Northern Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews, 23–24, 2413–2431. (PDF)


– Björkman, L., Feurdean, A., Wohlfarth, B. (2003): Late Glacial and Holocene forest dynamics at Steregoiu in the Gutaiului Mountains, Northwest Romania. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 124, 79–111. (PDF)
– Davies, S., Wastegård, S. & Wohlfarth, B. (2003): Extending the limits of the Borrobol Tephra to Scandinavia and detection of new early Holocene tephras. Quaternary Research, 59, 345–352. (PDF)

– Björkman, L., Feurdean, A., Cinthio, K., Wohlfarth, B. & Possnert, G (2002): Late Glacial and early Holocene woodland development in the Gutaiului Mountains, NW Romania. Quaternary Science Reviews. 21, 1039–1059. (PDF)
– Subetto, D. A., Wohlfarth, B., Davydova, N. N., Sapelko, T. V., Björkman, L., Solovieva, N., Wastegård, S., Possnert, G. & Khomutova, V. I. (2002): Climate and environment on the Karelian Isthmus, northwestern Russia, 13 000-9000 cal yrs BP. Boreas, 31, 1–19. (PDF)
– Sander, M., Bengtsson, L., Holmquist, B. & Wohlfarth, B. (2002): The relationship between annual varve thickness and maximum annual discharge (1909–1971 AD). Journal of Hydrology, 236, 23–35.(PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Filimonova, L., Bennike, O., Björkman, L., Brunnberg, L., Lavrova, N., Demidov, I., Possnert, G. (2002): Late Glacial and early Holocene environmental and climatic change at Lake Tambichozero in south-eastern Russian Karelia. Quaternary Research, 58, 261–272. (PDF)


– Lundqvist, J. & Wohlfarth, B. (2001): Timing and east-west correlation of south Swedish ice marginal lines during the Late Weichselian. Quaternary Science Reviews, 20, 1127–1148. (PDF)
– Björck, S. & Wohlfarth, B. (2001): 14C chronostratigraphic techniques in paleolimnology. In Last, W. M. and Smol, J. P. (eds): Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments: Physical and Chemical Techniques. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 205–245. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Hannon, G., Feurdean A., Ghergari, L., Onac, B. P. & Possnert, G. (2001): Reconstruction of climatic and environmental changes in NW Romania during the early part of the last deglaciation (15,000–13,600 cal years BP). Quaternary Science Reviews, 20, 1897–1914. (PDF)
– Onac, B., Björkman, L., Björck, S., Clichici, O., Tamas, T., Peate, D. & Wohlfarth, B. (2001): The first dated Eemian lacustrine deposit in Romania. Quaternary Research, 56, 62–65. (PDF)

– Wastegård, S., Wohlfarth, B., Subetto, D. & Sapelko, T. (2000): Extending the known distribution of the Younger Dryas Vedde Ash into north-western Russia. Journal of Quaternary Science, 15/6, 581-587. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B. & Possnert, G. (2000): AMS 14C measurements from the Swedish varved clays. Radiocarbon, 42/2, 323–333. (PDF)


– Hammarlund, D., Edwards, T.W., Björck, S., Buchardt, B. & Wohlfarth, B. (1999): Climate and environment during the Younger Dryas (GS-1) as reflected by composite stable isotope records of lacustrine carbonates at Torreberga, southern Sweden. Journal of Quaternary Science, 14, 17–28. (PDF)
– Goslar, T., Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Possnert, G. & Björck, J. (1999): Variations of atmospheric 14C concentrations over the Allerød – Younger Dryas boundary. Climate Dynamics, 15, 29–42.
– Israelson, C. & Wohlfarth, B. (1999): Timing of Last Interglacial high sea level on the Seychelles Islands, Indian Ocean. Quaternary Research, 51, 306–316. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Bennike, O., Brunnberg, L., Demidov, I., Possnert, G. & Vyahirev, S. (1999): AMS 14C measurements and macrofossil analyses of a varved sequence near Pudozh in eastern Karelia, NW Russia. Boreas, 29, 575–586. (PDF)
– Walker, M. J. C., Bjorck, S., Lowe, J. J., Cwynar, L. C., Johnsen, S., Knudsen, K. L.& Wohlfarth, B. (1999): Isotopic 'events' in the GRIP ice core: a stratotype for the late Pleistocene. Quaternary Science Reviews, 18/10–11, 1143–1150. (PDF)
– Bennike, O., Björck, S., Böcher, J., Hansen, L., Heinemeier, J. & Wohlfarth, B. (1999): Early Holocene plant and animal remains from Northeast Greenland. Journal of Biogeography, 26, 667– 677. (PDF)

– Holmquist, B. & Wohlfarth, B. (1998): An evaluation of the Late Weichselian part of the Swedish varve chronology based on cross-correlation analysis. GFF, 120, 35–46.
– Björck, S., Bennike, O., Possnert, G., Wohlfarth, B. & Digerfeldt, G. (1998): A high-resolution 14C dated sediment sequence from southwest Sweden: age comparisons between different components of the sediment. Journal of Quaternary Science, 13/1, 85–89.
Wohlfarth, B., Possnert, G. & Skog, G. (1998): Pitfalls in the AMS radiocarbon-dating of terrestrial macrofossils. Journal of Quaternary Science, 13/2, 137–145. (PDF)
– Wastegård, S., Björck, S., Possnert, G. & Wohlfarth, B. (1998): Evidence for occurrence of the Vedde Ash in Sweden; radiocarbon and calendar age estimates. Journal of Quaternary Science, 13/3, 271–274. (PDF)
– Björck, S., Walker, M., Cwynar, L., Johnsen, S., Knudsen, K.-L., Lowe, J., Wohlfarth, B.& INTIMATE Members (1998): An event stratigraphy for the Last Termination in the North Atlantic region based on the Greenland ice-core record: a proposal by the INTIMATE group. Journal of Quaternary Science, 13/4, 283–292.
Wohlfarth, B., Holmquist, B., Cato, I. & Linderson, H. (1998): The climatic significance of clastic varves in the Ångermanälven Estuary, northern Sweden, AD 1860 to 1950. Holocene, 8/5, 521–534. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Possnert, G. & Holmquist, B. (1998): A 800-year long, radiocarbondated varve chronology from south-eastern Sweden. Boreas, 27, 243–257.


Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Cato, I. & Possnert, G. (1997): A new middle Holocene varve diagram from river Ångermanälven, Northern Sweden: indications for a possible error in the Holocene varve chronology. Boreas, 4, 347–353. (PDF)

Wohlfarth, B. (1996): The chronology of the Last Termination: a review of radiocarbon-dated, high resolution terrestrial stratigraphies. Quaternary Science Reviews, 15(4), 267–284. (PDF)
– Björck, S., Kromer, B., Johnsen, S., Bennike, O., Hammarlund, D., Lemdahl, G., Possnert, G., Rasmussen, T. L., Wohlfarth, B., Hammer, C. U. & Spurk, M. (1996): Synchronized terrestrialatmospheric deglacial records around the North Atlantic. Science, 274, 1155–1160. (PDF)
Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Holmquist, B., Possnert, G., Björck, J., Ising, J. & Olsson, S. (1996): The late Weichselian varved clays in southeastern Sweden: Radiocarbon and varve chronology, pollen stratigraphy and geochemistry. GFF, 118, A72–A73.

– Lowe, J. J., and 67 co-authors (Wohlfarth, B.) in alphabetic number (1995): Paleoclimate of the North Atlantic Seaboards during the last Glacial/Interglacial transition. Quaternary International, 28, 51–61.
– Björck, S., Wohlfarth, B. & Possnert, G. (1995): 14C AMS measurements from the Late Weichselian part of the Swedish Time Scale. Quaternary International, 27, 11–18.
Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Possnert, G. & Brunnberg, L. (1995): A comparison between radiocarbon dated Late Weichselian calendar-year chronologies. Journal of Coastal Research Special Issue No. 17: Holocene Cycles: Climate, Sea Levels and Sedimentation, pp. 45–48.
Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S. & Possnert, G. (1995): The Swedish Time Scale – a potential calibration tool for the radiocarbon time scale during the Late Weichselian. Radiocarbon, 37/2, 347–359.
Wohlfarth, B., Lemdahl, G., Olsson, S, Persson, T., Snowball, I., Ising, J. & Jones, V. (1995): Early Holocene environment on Björnöya (Svalbard) inferred from multidisciplinary lake sediment studies. Polar Research, 14(2), 253–275. (PDF)


Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Holmqvist, B., Lemdahl, G. & Ising, J. (1994): Ice recession and depositional environment in the Blekinge archipelago of the Baltic Ice Lake. GFF, 116, 3–12.
– Ammann, B., Eicher, U., Gaillard, M. - J., Haeberli, W., Lister, G., Lotter, A., Maisch, M., Niessen, F., Schlüchter, C. & Wohlfarth, B. (1994): The Würmian Late-glacial in lowland Switzerland. Journal of Quaternary Science, 9, 119–125.
Wohlfarth, B., Gaillard, M.-J., Haeberli, W. & Kelts, K. (1994): Environment and climate in southwestern Switzerland during the Last Termination, 15–10 ka BP. Quaternary Science Reviews, 13, 361–394.
– Björck, S., Wohlfarth, B., Bennike, O., Hjort, C. & Persson, T. (1994): Revision of the early Holocene lake sediment based chronology and event stratigraphy on Hochstetter Forland, NE Greenland. Boreas, 23, 513–523.

Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S., Possnert, G. Lemdahl, G., Brunnberg, L., Ising, J., Olsson, S.& Svensson, N.O. (1993): AMS dating Swedish varved clays of the last glacial/interglacial transition and the potential/difficulties of calibrating Late Weichselian 'absolute' chronologies. Boreas, 22, 113–128.


Wohlfarth, B. & Schneider, A.M. (1991): Late Glacial and Holocene lake level fluctuations in Lake Biel, Western Switzerland. Journal of Quaternary Science 6/4, 293–302.
Wohlfarth, B. & Ammann, B. (1991): The History of the Aare River and the Forealpine Lakes in Western Switzerland. In: L. K. Gregory, J. B. Thornes & L. Starkel (Eds.), Fluvial Processes in the Temperate Zone in the last 15'000 years, J. Wiley, 301–318.

– Schluchter, Chr. & Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1987): Till facies varieties of the Western Swiss Alpine Foreland. In: van der Meer, J.J.M. (Ed), Tills and Glaciotectonics, Balkema, 67–72.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1987): Lithostratigraphische, sedimentologische und chronologische Untersuchungen im Quartär des Schweizer Seelandes (Kantone Bern und Fribourg). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 80/1, 207–222.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1987): Das jüngere Quartär im Westschweizer Seeland. Zweiter Teil. Revue de Paléobiologie 6/1, 55–80.

Wohlfarth, B. (1986): Lithostratigraphische Korrelationen im Quartär des Westschweizer Seelandes.-Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae 79/1, 244–246.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1986): Das jüngere Quartär im Westschweizer Seeland. Erster Teil. Revue de Paléobiologie 5/2, 337–374.


Peer-reviewed scientific reports
Wohlfarth, B. (2013): A review of Early Weichselian climate (MIS5d-a) in Europe. SKB Technical Report TR-13-03, 70 pp.
– Kjellström, E., Strandberg, G., Brandefelt, J., Näslund, J.-O., Smith, B. & Wohlfarth, B. (2009): Climate conditions in Sweden in a 100,000 year time perspective. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Technical Report TR-09-04, 1–127, ISSN 1404–0344.
Wohlfarth, B. (2009): Ice-free conditions in Fennoscandia during Marine Oxygen Isotope Stage 3? Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Technical Report TR-09-12, 1–47, ISSN 1404–0344. (report PDF)
– Näslund, J.-O. & Wohlfarth, B. (eds) (2008): Fennoscandian paleo-environment and ice sheet dynamics during Marine Isotope Stage (MIS) 3. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Report R-08-79, 1–52, ISSN 1402–3091.
– Moberg, A., Gouirand, I., Schoning, K., Wohlfarth, B., Kjellström, E., Rummukainen, M., de Jong, R., Linderholm, H. & Zorita, E. (2006): Climate in Sweden during the past millennium – evidence from proxy data, instrumental data and model simulations. Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Co, Technical Report TR-06-35, 1–87, ISSN 1404–0344.
– Kromer, B. Wohlfarth, B. & Turk, D. (2007): Radiocarbon and ice-core chronologies during glacial and deglacial time. EOS, 88/27, 278.
Wohlfarth, B., Helmens, K., Wastegård, S., Bohncke, S., Renssen, H., Sánchez-Goñi, M. F., D’Errico, F., Rasmussen, T. Johnsen, S., Spötl, C. (2007): RESOLuTION – Rapid climatic and
environmental shifts during Oxygen Isotope Stages 2 and 3 – linking high-resolution terrestrial, ice core and marine archives. PAGES News, 15/1, 7–8.
– Kromer, B., Wohlfarth, B. & Turk, D. (2007): ESF-EuroClimate: Radiocarbon and ice-core chronologies during glacial and deglacial times. PAGES News 15/2, 33.

Proceedings and Encyclopaedia Contributions (refereed)
– Definition of ‘sediment types, sediment focusing, gyttja, detritus, diatomite, dy, marl’ in Mathews J. A., Bridges, E. M., Caseldine, C. C., Luckman, A. J., Owen, G., Perry, A. H., Shakesby, R. A., Walsh, R. P. D., Whittacker, R. J. & Willis, K. J. (eds) (2001): The Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Environmental Change. Arnold Publishers.
– Definition of ‘lake sediments’, ‘paleolimnology’, ‘lakes as archives of earth history’ in L. Bengtsson, R.W. Herschy, R.W. Fairbridge (eds.) (2012), Encyclopedia of Lakes and Reservoirs,
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4020-4410-6, Springer Publishers.
Wohlfarth, B., Björck, S. & Possnert, G. (1995): The Swedish time scale – a unique late Weichselian chronometer. In Troelstra, S. R., van Hinte, J. E. & Ganssen, G. M. (Eds): The Younger Dryas. Proceedings of a Workshop at the Royal Netherland Academy of Arts and 7 Sciences on 11–13 April 1994. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen
Verhandelingen, Afd. Natuurkunde, Eerste Reeke, deel 44, p.173–177.


Popular science articles
Wohlfarth, B. (2007): ”Människan påverkade klimatet redan före industriella revolutionen”. Bokrecension av Ruddimann, W. F. Plows, Plagues, and Petroleum. Geologiskt Forum 53, 38–39.
Wohlfarth, B. & Björck, S. (2007): Vart är klimatet på väg? Framtider 1/2007, 4–11.
Wohlfarth, B. (2006): Vad är geovetenskap? Sista ordet. Geologiskt Forum 49, 31.
Wohlfarth, B. (2006): Geologin finns runt omkring oss. Sista Ordet. Geologiskt Forum 51, 51.
Wohlfarth, B. (2006): Vårt geologiska arv. Geologiskt Forum 51, 40–43.
Wohlfarth, B. (2005): Sjöarnas hemlighet. Geologiskt Forum 47, 18–23.
– Björck, A. & Wohlfarth, B. (2003): Rumänien sett ur två perspektiv – en ung resenärs betraktelser och en forskares nyfikenhet. In: Ymer 2003: Det bergiga Balkan – konflikternas halvö, 49–62.
Wohlfarth, B. & Björck, Å. (2001): Varv på Varv på Varv. In NFRs Årsbook 2000, 113–126.

– Video film ”Under the Eyes of the Buddha” produced in collaboration with Plasticbuddha Productions (2010).
– Videofilm ”Geology excursion to Gotland” (2010). Film and edit by B. Wohlfarth.
– Videofilm ”Exkursion till Les Eyzies” (2010). Film and edit by B. Wohlfarth.



– Public debate, panel member (Seminar for government officials March 7, 2001; EU research funding at SU, October 11, 2006;
– Panel member, keynote speaker. Meeting the climate challenge – organised by KVA, June 15, 2007).
– Interview for Swedish Radio, April 28, 2008:
– Interview for Swedish TV

Articles in national journals and scientific reports
– Feurdean, A., Björkman, L. & Wohlfarth, B. (2001): A paleoecological reconstruction of the Late Glacial and Holocene based on multidisciplinary studies at Steregoiu Site (Gutai Mts., NW Romania). Studia Universitates Babes-Bolyai, Geologia, XLVI, 2, 2001, 125–140.
Wohlfarth, B. (2000): Report on the first national PAGES meeting, autumn 1999 Höör/Lund, Sweden. PAGES Newsletter 8/2.8
Wohlfarth, B., Schwalb, A. & Schneider, A. - M. (1993): Seen- und Flussgeschichte im Westschweizer Seeland zwischen 5,000 und 12,000 Jahren vor heute. Naturforschende Gesellschaft des Kantons Bern 1992, NF Bd. 50, 45–60.
Wohlfarth, B. (1993): Landschaftsentwicklung im Spätglazial des Oberen Wurm und im fruhe n Holozän der Schweiz. Gesellschaft fur Ur-und Fruhgeschichte, SPM I, 19–27.
Wohlfarth, B. & Ising, J. (1993): Lake sediment studies on Bjørnøya, Svalbard. PONAM, The latest Interglacial-Glacial Cycle. PONAM, Field work on Svalbard 1993, Preliminary report, 46–51.
– Björck, S. & Wohlfarth, B. (1992): Lake sediment stratigraphy at Peters Bugt, Hochstetter Forland. PONAM, The latest Interglacial-Glacial Cycle. Field work on East Greenland 1992, 7–10.
– Ammann, B., Haeberli, Wohlfarth, B., W., Merki, R., Presler, J., Schaelchli, U. & Kuehne, A., (1991): Landschaftsentwicklung im Seeland seit der letzten Eiszeit – Modelle und Realität. In: M. Monbaron & W. Häberli (Eds), Modelle der Geomorphologie – Beispiele aus der Schweiz Berichte und Forschungen, Geographisches Institut Freiburg/CH, Vol. 3, 73–100.
– Kienholz, H., Lehmann, C., Loat, R., Rösli, U. & Wohlfarth, B. (1991): Geschiebelieferung durch Wildbäche. Ursachenanalyse der Hochwasser 1987. Ergebnisse der Untersuchungen. Mitteilungen des Bundesamtes fur Wasserwirtschaft 4, 89–97.
Wohlfarth, B. & Schneider, A.M. (1991): Late Glacial and Holocene litho- and biostratigraphy of Lake Biel, Western Switzerland. Bulletin de la Société vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles, 80/4, 435–457.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1990): Der Solothurnersee – ein geologischer Mythos. In: Schibler, J., Sedlmayer, J. & Spycher, H. (Eds.), Festschrift fur Hans R. Stampfli, Helbling & Lichtenhain, 319–325.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1988): Sedimentologie. Optische Untersuchungen. Antiqua 17, 43–63, Basel.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1987): Geologische Aspekte bei der Interpretation archäologische Fundstellen. Jahrbuch der Schweizer Gesellschaft fur Ur – und Fruhgeschichte 70, 159–170
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1987): Etude géologique du cordon littoral III à Yverdon-les-Bains. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles 78/3, 321–347.
– Fetz, H., Wohlfarth, B., Gruber, M., Vonbank, S. & Wurtinger, J. (1987): Ausgrabungen in Balzers 1985/86. Jahrbuch des historischen Vereins fur das Fu ̈ rstentum Liechtenstein, 87. Bd., 121–223.
Meyer-Wohlfarth B. (1986): Das jungere Quartär im Schweizer Seeland. ̈ Archäologische Informationen 9/1, 77–78.
Meyer-Wohlfarth, B. (1986): Das jungere Quartär im Schweizer Seeland ̈ . Dissertation, math. - nat. Faculty, University of Köln, 162pp.
Wohlfarth, B. (1985): Die "cordons littoraux" von Yverdon-les-Bains – ein Vorbericht zu den geologisch-sedimentologischen Untersuchungen. Archäologie der Schweiz 8, 241–244. (PDF)


Excursion guides
– Björck, S., Wohlfarth, B., Berglund, B. E., Ringberg, B. & Ising, J. (1993): Excursion Guide. IGCP 253/NASP Workshop, Blekinge, SE Sweden, 10/5 1993. Department of Quaternary Geology, Lund, Sweden, 37pp.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. (1990): Géologie et géomorphologie quaternaire du Seeland. In: Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. & Le Tensorer, J.-M. (Eds), Stratigraphie du Quaternaire, evolution de la végétation et préhistoire du bassin de l'Aar, du Valais et de la région des trois lacs. Livre Guide, Excursion AFEQ 24.-27.5.1990, 94–97.
Wohlfarth-Meyer B. (1990): L'ancien système fluviatil de l'Aar dans le Grand Marais. In: Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. & Le Tensorer, J.-M. (Eds), Stratigraphie du Quaternaire, évolution de la végétation et préhistoire du bassin de l'Aar, du Valais et de la région des trois lacs. Livre Guide, Excursion AFEQ 24.-27.5.1990, 98–99.9
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. & Le Tensorer, J.-M. (1990) (Eds): Stratigraphie du Quaternaire, evolution de la végétation et préhistoire du bassin de l'Aar, du Valais et de la région des trois lacs. Livre Guide, Excursion AFEQ 24.-27.5.1990.
Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. & Schneider, A.M. (1990): Erlach/Lac de Bienne. In: Wohlfarth-Meyer, B. & Le Tensorer, J.-M. (Eds), Stratigraphie du Quaternaire, evolution de la végétation et préhistoire du bassin de l'Aar, du Valais et de la région des trois lacs. Livre Guide, Excursion AFEQ 24.-27.5.1990, 121–128.
Wohlfarth, B. (1985): Stop 6, Frieswil/Frienisberg. In: Systematisch Geobotanisches Institut Bern (Eds), Exkursion Guide, Symposium of the IGCP-Project 158 in Switzerland, 54.


Archaeological and Geotechnical Reports (ETH-Zuerich)
Wohlfarth, B. (1987): Geologische Untersuchungen in der Grabungsstelle Lutry, Vaud. Archaeological Survey Canton Vaud, Switzerland, 25pp.
– Liegenschaft Rutli, Seelisberg, Beurteilung der Gefährdung durch Felsabbru ̈ che, Report No.̈ 4233. (11.08.1987) 4pp, 1 Appendix.
Wohlfarth, B. & Helfer, M. (1988): Etude géologique à Avenches "en Chablix". Archaeological Survey Canton Vaud, Switzerland, 20pp.
– Getränkedienst Dietlikon, Baugrunduntersuchungen, Report No. 2969/2 (30.06.1988), 7pp, 15 Appendices.
– Fernheizkraftwerk ETHZ, Sondierbohrungen, Report No. 3802/2 (22.03.1988), 3pp, 6 Appendices.
– Toxikologisches Institut Schwerzenbach, Sondierbohrungen, Report No. 4119/4 (1988). Bernhardzell, Sondierbohrungen, Report No. 4118 (1.11.1988), 7pp, 6 Appendices.
Wohlfarth, B. (1989): Die nacheiszeitlichen Sedimente der Altstadt von Solothurn: Lithostratigraphie und Ablagerungsbedingungen. Archaeological Survey Canton Solothurn, Switzerland, 50pp.
– Oberstufenschulhaus Adliswil, Hanguberwachung, Report No. 3289/11 (21.03.1989), 6pp, 7̈ Appendices.
– Stutzmauer Spöndlistrasse Zurich, Baugrubenuntersuchung, Report No. 3304/2 (11.12.1989), 8pp, 9 Appendices.
– Moorabbruch La Vraconne, Geologische Kartierungen (1989).
– Geologische Kartierungen Berner Oberland, Report No. 4288 (1990).
– Geologische Kartierungen Tessin, Report No. 4288 (1990).
– Muhletobelschulhaus Rorschach, Sondierbohrungen und Piezometermessungen, Report No . 4266/1 (1991)