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Publications by Jan Backman (March 2014)

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Beltran, C., Rouselle, G., Backman, J., Wade, B.S., Sicre, M.A., 2014. Paleoenvironmental conditions for the development of calcareous nannofossil acme during the late Miocene in the eastern Equatorial Pacific. Paleoceanography. doi:10.1002/2013PA002506

Alexandersson, H., Backman, J., Cronin, T.M., Funder, S., Ingolfsson, O., Jakobsson, M., Landvik, J.Y., Löwemark, L., Mangerud, J., März, C., Möller, P., O'Regan, M., Spielhagen, R., 2013. An Arctic perspective on dating late Pleistocene environmental history. Quaternary Science Reviews. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.023

Reghellin, D., Dickens, G.R., Backman, J., 2013. The relationship between wet bulk density and carbonate content in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific. Marine Geology, 344:41–52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2013.07.007

Backman, J., Raffi, I., Ciummelli, M., Baldauf, J., 2013. Species-specific responses of late Miocene Discoaster spp. to enhanced biosilica productivity conditions in the equatorial Pacific and the Mediterranean. Geo-Marine Letters, 33:285-298. doi:10.1007/s00367-013-0328-0

Dickens, G.R., Backman, J., 2013. Core alignment and composite depth scale for the lower Paleogene through uppermost Cretaceous interval at Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 577. Newsletter on Stratigraphy, 46:47–68. doi: 10.1127/0078-0421/2013/0027

Lyle, M., Backman, J., 2013. Data report: Calibration of XRF-estimated CaCO3 along the Site U1338 splice. In Pälike, H., Lyle, M., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 320/ 321: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). 16 pp. doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.320321.205.2013

Wilkens, R.H., Dickens, G.R., Tian, J., Backman, J., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, 2013. Revised composite depth scales for Sites U1336, U1337, and U1338. In Pälike, H., Lyle, M., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 320/ 321: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.).
doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.320321.209.2013

Backman, J., Raffi, I., Rio, D., Fornaciari, E., Pälike, H., 2012. Biozonation and
biochronology of Miocene through Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from low and middle latitudes. Newsletter on Stratigraphy, 45:221–244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1127/00780421/2012/0022

Pälike, H., and 64 others (including J. Backman), 2012. A Cenozoic record of the equatorial Pacific carbonate compensation depth. Nature, 488:609–614. doi:10.1038/nature11360

Dickens, G.R., Backman, J., 2012. A comment on "Pliocene climate change of the Southwest Pacific and the impact of ocean gateways" by C. Karas, D. Nürnberg, R. Tiedemann, D. Garbe Schönberg, EPSL 301, 117–124 (2011). Earth and Science Planetary Letters, 331–332:364–365. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2011.07.030

Mörth, C.-M., Backman, J., 2011. Practical steps for improved estimates of calcium carbonate concentrations in deep sea sediments using coulometry. Limonology and Oceangraphy: Methods, 9:565–570. doi:10.4319/lom.2011.9.565

Capraro, L., Massari, F., Rio, D., Fornaciari, E., Backman, J., Channell, J.E.T., Macri, P., Prosser, G., Speranza, F., 2011. Chronology of the lower-middle Pleistocene succession of the south-western part of the Crotone Basin (Calabria, Southern Italy). Quaternary Science Reviews, 30:1185–1200. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.02.008

Lyle, M., Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the IODP Expeditions 320/321 Scientific Party (incl. J. Backman), 2010. The Pacific equatorial age transect, IODP Expeditions 320 and 321: Building a 50-million-year-long environmental record of the Equatorial Pacific. Scientific Drilling, 9:4–15. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.9.01.2010

Dowdeswell, J.A., Jakobsson, J., Hogan, K.A., O'Regan, M., Backman, J., Evans, J., Hell, B., Löwemark, L., Marcussen, C., Noormets, R., Cofaigh, C.Ó., Sellén, E., Sölvsten, M., 2010. High-resolution geophysical observations of the Yermak Plateau and northern Svalbard margin: implications for ice-sheet grounding and deep-keeled icebergs. Quaternary Science Reviews, 9:4–15. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.9.01.2010

Jakobsson, M., Nilsson, J., O’Regan, M., Backman, J., Löwemark, L., Dowdeswell, J.A., Mayer, L., Polyak, L., Colleoni, F., Anderson, L.G., Björk, G., Darby, D., Eriksson, B., Hanslik, D., Hell, B., Marcussen, C., Sellén, E., Wallin, Å., 2010. An Arctic Ocean ice shelf during MIS 6 constrained by new geophysical and geological data. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29:3518–3531. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.002

Hanslik, D., Jakobsson, M., Backman, J., Björck, S., Sellén, E., O'Regan, M., Fornaciari, E., Skog, G., 2010. Pleistocene Arctic Ocean sea ice variations and deep water isolation times. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29:3430–3441. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.011

O’Regan, M.A., St. John, K., Moran, K., Backman, J., King, J., Haley, B.A., Jakobsson, M., Frank, M., Röhl, U., 2010. Plio-Pleistocene trends in ice rafted debris on the Lomonosov Ridge. Quaternary International, 219:168–176. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2009.08.010

Backman, J., Fornaciari, E., & Rio, D., 2009. Biochronology and paleoceanography of late Pleistocene and Holocene calcareous nannofossils across the Arctic Basin. Marine Micropaleontology, 72:86–98. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2009.04001

Backman, J., & Moran, K., 2009. Expanding the Cenozoic paleoceanographic record in the central Arctic Ocean: IODP Expedition 302 synthesis. Central European Journal of Geoscience, 1:157-175. doi:10.2478/v10085-009-0015-6

Agnini, C., Macri, P., Backman, J., Brinkhuis, H., Fornaciari, E., Giusberti, L., Luciani, V., Rio, D., Sluijs, A., & Speranza, F., 2009. An early Eocene carbon cycle perturbation at ~52.5 Ma from the southern Alps: Chronology and biotic response. Paleoceanography, 24, PA2209, doi:10.1029/2008PA001649

Agnini, C. Dallanave, E, Fornaciari, E, Giusberti, L., Grandesso, Rio, D., Backman, J., Capraro, L., Lanci, L., Luciani, V., Muttoni, G., Pälike, H., Spofforth, D., & Tateo, F., 2009. 3 Il Paleogene inferiore in facies pelagica ne Venetor nord-orientalie. Rendiconto online Soc. Geol. It., 4:5–12.

Blaj, T., Backman J., & Raffi, I., 2009. Late Eocene to Oligocene preservation history and biochronology of calcareous nannofossils from paleo-equatorial Pacific Ocean sediments. Rivista Italiana Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 115:67–84.

Raffi, I., Backman, J., Zachos, J.C., & Sluijs, A., 2009. The response of calcareous nannofossil assemblages to the Paleocene/Eocene Thermal Maximum at the Walvis Ridge in the South Atlantic. Marine Micropaleontology, 70:201–212. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2008.12.005

Rueda, G., Rosell-Melé, A., Escala, M., Gyllencreutz, R., & Backman, J., 2009. Comparision of instrumental and GDGT based estimates of sea surface and air temperatures from the Skagerrak. Organic Geochemistry, 40:287–291. doi:10.1016/j.orggeochem.2008.10.012

Löwemark, L., Jakobsson, M., Mörth, M., & Backman, J., 2008. Arctic Ocean manganese contents and sediment colour cycles. Polar Research, 27:105–113, doi:10.1111/j.1751-8369.2008.00055.x

O'Regan, M., King, J., Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Pälike, H., Moran, K., Heil, C., Sakamoto, T., Cronin, T.C., & Jordan, R.W., 2008. Constraints on the Pleistocene chronology of sediments from the Lomonosov Ridge. Paleoceanography, 23, PA1S19, doi:10.1029/2007PA001551

Sellén, E., Jakobsson, M., & Backman, J., 2008. Linking stratigraphy on the Lomonosov Ridge with standart lithologic units of the Ameriasian Basin, Arctic Ocean. Global and Planetary Change, 61:275–284.

Backman, J., and Moran, K. 2008. Introduction to special section on Cenozoic
Paleoceanography of the central Arctic Ocean. Paleoceanography, 23, PA1S01,
doi:10.1029/2007PA001516

Frank, M., Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Moran, K., O'Regan, M., King, J., Haley, B., Kubik, P., & Garbe-Schönberg, D., 2008. Beryllium isotopes in central Arctic Ocean sediments over the past 12.3 million years: Stratigraphic and paleoclimate implications. Paleoceanography, 23, PA1SO2, doi::10.1029/2007/PA001478, 12 pp.

O'Regan, M., Moran, K., Sangiorgi, F., Brinkhuis, H., Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Skelton, A., Stickley, C., Koç, N., Brumsack, H., Willard, D., & Pockalny, R.A., 2008. Mid-Cenozoic tectonic and paleoenvironmental setting of the central Arctic Ocean. Paleoceanography, 23, PA1S20, doi:10.1029/2007PA001559

Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Frank, M., Sangiorgi, F., Brinkhuis, H., Stickley, C., O'Regan, M., Løvlie, R., Pälike, H., Spofforth, D., Gattacecca, J., Moran, K., King, J., & Heil, C., 2008. Age model and core-seismic integration for the Cenozoic Arctic Coring Expedition sediments from the Lomonosov Ridge. Paleoceanography, 23, PA1S03, doi:10.1029/2007PA001476, 15 pp.

Krylov, A., Andreeva, I., Vogt, C., Backman, J., Krupskaya, V.V., Grikurov, Moran, K.& G., Shoji, H., 2008. A shift in heavy and clay mineral provencances indicates a middle Miocene onset of a perennial sea-ice cover in the Arctic Ocean. Paleoceanography, 23. PA1SO6, doi:10/1029/2007PA001497, 10 pp.

Stein, R., Backman, J., Moran, K., 2007. The Arctic Coring Expedition - A breakthrough in Arctic Ocean geoscientific Research. Touch Briefing: Exploration and Production – Oil and Gas Review 72:47–49.

Fornaciari, E., Giusberti, L., Luciani, V., Tateo, F., Agnini, C., Backman, J., Oddone, D.,& Rio, D., 2007. An expanded Cretaceous-Tertiary transition in a pelagic setting of the Southern Alps (central-western Tethys). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 255:98–131. doi:10.1016.7j.palaeo.2007.02.044

Luciani, V., Giusberti, L., Agnini, C., Backman, J., Fornaciari, E., & Rio, D., 2007. The Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum as recorded by Tethyan planktonic foraminifera in the Forada section (northern Italy). Marine Micropaleontology, 64:189–214. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2007.05.001

Jakobsson, M., Backman, J., Rudels, B., Nycander, J., Frank, M., Mayer, L.A., Jokat, W., Sangiorgi, F., O'Regan, M., Brinkhuis, H., King, J. & Moran, K., 2007. Opening of the Fram Strait in the early Miocene initiates ventilated circulation in the Arctic Ocean. Nature, 447:986-990. doi:10.1038/nature05924

Björk, G., Jakobsson, M., Rudels, B., Swift, J.H., Anderson, L., Darby, D.A., Backman, J., Coakley, B., Winsor, P., Polyak, L. & Edwards, M., 2007. Bathymetry and deep-water exchange across the central Lomonosov Ridge at 88°–89°N. Deep-Sea Research I, 54:1197–1208. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2007.05010

Agnini, C., Fornaciari, E., Rio, D., Tateo, F., Backman, J., & Giusberti, L., 2007. Responses of calcareous nannofossil assemblages, mineralogy and geochemistry to the environmental pertubartions across the Paleocene/Eocene boundary in the Venetian Pre-Alps. Marine Micropaleontology, 63:19–38. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2006.10.002

Moore, T.C., Jr., Mitchell, N.C., Lyle, M., Backman, J., & Pälike, H., 2007. Hydrothermalpits in the biogenic sediments of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 8(3):1–14. Q0315, doi:10.1029/2006GC001501

Giusberti, L., Rio, D., Agnini, C., Backman, J., Fornaciari, E., Tateo, F., & Oddone, M., 2007. Mode and tempo of an expanded Paleocene Eocene Thermal Maximum section in the Venetian Pre-Alps. Geological Society America Bulletin, 119:391–412.

Haley, B.A., Frank, M., Moran, K., & Backman, J., 2007. Cenozoic neodynium isotope evolution of Arctic Ocean deep water. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70(10):A223–A223. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.450

Raffi, I., Backman, J., Fornaciari, E., Pälike, H., Rio, D., Lourens, L., & Hilgen, F., 2006. A review of calcareous nannofossil astrobiochronology encompassing the past 25 million years. Quaternary Science Reviews, 25:3113–3137.

Haley, B.A., Frank, M., Moran, K., & Backman, J., 2007. Cenozoic neodynium isotope evolution of Arctic Ocean deep water. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 70(10):A223–A223. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2006.06.450

Gyllencreutz, R., Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Kissel, C., & Arnold, E., 2006. Post-glacial paleoceanography in the Skagerrak. Holocene, 16: 975–985.

Hebbeln, D., Knudsen, K.L., Gyllencreutz, R., Kristensen, P., Klitgaard-Kristensen, D., Backman, J., Scheurle, C., Jiang, H., Gil, I., Smelror, M., Jones, P., & Sejrup, H.-P., 2006. Late Holocene coastal hydrographic and climate changes in the eastern North Sea. Holocene, 16:987–1001.

Moran, K., Backman, J., & IODP Expeditions 302 Scientists, 2006. The Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX) recovers a Cenozoic history of the Arctic Ocean. Oceanography, 19:138–143.

Pagani, M., Pendentchouk, N., Huber, M., Sluijs, A., Schouten, S., Brinkhuis, H., Sinninghe-Damste, J.S., Dickens, G.R., & IODP Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. The Arctic’s hydrological response to global warming during the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum. Nature, 442:671–675.

Jakobsson, M., Flodén, T., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Expedition 302 geohysics: integrating past data with new results. In Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D.B., Mayer, L.A., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 302: Edinburgh (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.102.200

Moore, T.C., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006, Sedimentation and subsidence history of the Lomonosov Ridge. In Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D.B., Mayer, L.A., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 302: Edinburgh (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.105.2006

Moran, K., Backman, J., Farrell, J., 2006. Deepwater drilling in the Arctic Ocean's permanent sea ice. In Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D., Mayer, L.A., and the Leg 302 Scientific Party. IODP Expedition Reports, 302 (Texas A&M University, College Station, TX). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.106.2006

Moran, K., Backman, J., Brinkhuis, H., Clemens, S., Cronin, T., Dickens, G., Eynaud, F., Gattacceca, J., Jakobsson, M., Jordan, R., Kaminski, M., King, J., Koc, N., Krylov, A., Martinez, N., Matthiessen, J., Moore, T., Onodera, J., O'Regan, M., Pälike, H., Rea, B., Rio, D., Sakamoto, T., Smith, D., Stein, R., St. John, K., Suto, I., Suzuki, N., Takahashi, K., Watanabe, M., Yamamoto, M., Frank, M., Kubik, P., Jokat, W., Kristoffersen, Y., McInroy, D., & Farrell, J., 2006. The Cenozoic palaeoenvironment of the Arctic Ocean. Nature, 441:601–605.

Brinkhuis, H., Schouten, S., Collinson, M.E., Sluijs, A., Sinninghe-Damsté, J.S., Dickens, G.R., Huber, M., Cronin, T.M., Onodera, J., Takahashi, K., Bujak, J.P., van der Burgh, J.M., Stein, R., Matthiessen, J., Eldrett, J.S., Harding, I.C., Sangiorgi, F., de Leeuw, J.W., Lotter, A.F., Backman, J., Moran, K., & IODP Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Episodic fresh surface waters in the early Eocene Arctic Ocean and adjacent seas. Nature, 441:606–609.

Sluijs, A., Schouten, S., Pagani, M., Woltering, M., Pedentchouk, M., Brinkhuis, H., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Dickens, G.R., Huber, M., Reichart, G.-J., Stein, R., Matthiessen, J., Lourens, L.J., Backman, J., Moran, K., & IODP Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Subtropical Arctic Ocean temperatures during the Palaeocene Eocene thermal maximum. Nature, 441:610–613.

Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D., et al., 2005. IODP Expedition 302, Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): A first look at the Cenozoic paleoceanography of the central Arctic Ocean. Scientific Drilling, 1:12–17.

Lyle, M., Olivarez-Lyle, A., Backman, J., and Tripati, A., 2005. Biogenic sedimentation in the Eocene equatorial Pacific – the stuttering greenhouse and Eocene carbonate compensation depth. In Lyle, M., Wilson, P.A., Firth, J.V. (Eds.), Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 199 [Online].
http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/199_SR/219/219.htm
. 34 pp.

Raffi, I., Backman, J., & Pälike, H., 2005. Changes in calcareous nannofossil assemblages across the Paleocene/Eocene transition from the paleo-equatorial Pacific Ocean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 226:93–126.

Capraro, L., Asiolo, A., Backman, J., Bertoldi, R., Massari, F., & Rio, D., 2005. Climatic patterns revealed by pollen and oxygen isotope records across the Brunhes-Matuyama Boundary in the central Mediterranean (Southern Italy). Geological Society London Special Publication, 247:159–182.

Tripati, A., Backman, J., Elderfield, H., & Feretti, P., 2005. Eocene bipolar glaciation associated with global carbon cycle changes. Nature, 436:341–346.

Pälike, H., Moore, T., Backman, J., Raffi, I., Lanci, L., Parés, J., & Janecek, T., 2005. Integrated stratigraphic correlation and improved composite depth scales for ODP Sites 1218 and 1219. In Lyle, M., Wilson, P.A., Firth, J.V. (Eds.), Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 199 [Online].
http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/199_SR/219/219.htm
. 41 pp.

Gyllencreutz, R., Jakobsson, M., & Backman, J., 2005. Holocene sedimentation in the Skagerrak interpreted from chirp sonar and core data. Journal Quaternary Science, 20:21–32.

Jakobsson, M., Gardner, J.V., Vogt, P., Mayer, L.A., Armstrong, A., Backman, J., Brennan, R., Calder, B., Hall, J.K., & Kraft, B., 2005. Multibeam bathymetric and sediment profiler evidence for ice grounding on the Chukchi Borderland, Arctic Ocean. Quaternary Research, 63:150–160.

Coxall, H.K., Wilson, P.A., Pälike, H., Lear, C.A., & Backman, J., 2005. Rapid stepwise onset of Antarctic glaciation and deeper calcite compensation in the Pacific Ocean. Nature, 433:53–57.

Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Løvlie, R., Polyak, L., & Febo, L.A., 2004. Is the central Arctic Ocean a sediment starved basin? Quaternary Science Reviews, 23:1435–1454.

Moore, T.C., Backman, J., Raffi, I., Nigrini, C., Sanfilippo, A., Pälike, H., & Lyle, M., 2004. Paleogene tropical Pacific: Clues to circulation, productivity and plate motion. Paleoceanography, 19 (PA3013), 16 pp. doi:10.1029/2003PA000998.

Jakobsson, M., Backman, J.,Murray, A., & Løvlie, R., 2003. Optically stimulated
luminiscence dating supports central Arctic Ocean cm-scale sedimentation rates. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 4 (2), 11 pp.

Massari, F., Rio, D., Sgavetti, M., Asioli, A., Backman, J., Capraro, L., D'Alessandro, A., Fornaciari, E., & Prosser, G., 2001. The middle Pleistocene of the Crotone Basin. Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, 53:85–112.

Jakobsson, M., Løvlie, R., Arnold, E.M., Backman, J., Polyak, L., Knutsen, J.-O.,& Musatov, E., 2001. Pleistocene stratigraphy and paleoenvironmental variation from Lomonosov Ridge sediments, central Arctic Ocean. Global and Planetary Change, 31:1–22.

Backman, J., 2001. High resolution stratigraphy. In Briggs, E.G., Crowther, P.R., (eds.). Palaeobiology II. Blackwell Science, Oxford, 545–548.

Aldahan, A., Possnert, G., Scherer, R., Shi, N., Backman, J., & Boström. K., 2000. Traceelement and major-element stratigraphy in Quaternary sediments from the Arctic Ocean and implications for glacial termination. Journal Sedimentary Research, 70:1095–1106.

Jakobsson, M., Løvlie, R., Al-Hanbali, H., Arnold, E., Backman, J. & Mörth, M., 2000. Manganese and color cycles in Arctic Ocean sediments constrain Pleistocene chronology. Geology, 28:23–26.

Raffi, I., Fornaciari, E., Mozzato, C., Rio, D., & Backman, J., 1999. Miocene chronology based on calcareous nannofossils: state of the art. Geoitalia, 1:95–96.

Karlén, W., Källén, E., Rodhe, H. & Backman, J., 1999. Man-made versus natural climate change. Ambio, 28:376–377.

Raffi, I., Backman, J. & Rio, D., 1998. Evolutionary trends of tropical calcareous nannofossil in the late Neogene. Marine Micropaleontology, 35:17–41.

Aldahan, A.A., Shi Ning, Possnert, G., Backman, J. & Boström, K., 1997. 10Be records from sediments of the Arctic Ocean covering the past 350 ka. Marine Geology, 144:144–162.

Rio, D., Raffi, I. & Backman, J., 1997. Calcareous nannofossil biochronology and the Pliocene/Pleistocene boundary. In Van Couvering, J., (ed.), The Pleistocene Boundary and the Beginning of the Quaternary, Cambridge University Press, 63–78.

Backman, J. & Raffi, I., 1997. Calibration of Miocene nannofossil events to orbitally tuned cyclostratigraphies from Ceara Rise. In Curry, W., Shackleton, N.J., Richter, C. and Bralower, T.J. (Eds.). Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 154: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 83–99.

Schneider, D.A., Backman, J., Chaisson, W.P. & Raffi, I., 1997. A Miocene calibration for calcareous microfossils from low-latitude ODP Sites and the Jamaican conundrum. Geological Society America Bulletin, 109:1073–1079.

Schneider, D.A., Backman, J., Curry, W. & Possnert, G., 1996. Paleomagnetic constraints on sedimentation rates in the eastern Arctic Ocean. Quaternary Research, 46:62–71.

Bodén, P. & Backman, J., 1996. A laminated sediment sequence from the northern North Atlantic and its climatic record. Geology, 24:507–510.

Raffi, I., Backman, J., Rio, D. & Shackleton, N.J., 1993. Plio-Pleistocene biostratigraphy and calibration to oxygen isotope stratigraphies from Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 607 and Ocean Drilling Program Site 677. Paleoceanograph, 8:387–408.

Backman, J. & Chepstow-Lusty, A., 1993. Late Pliocene discoaster abundances from Hole 806C. In Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L.W., Janecek, T.R., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results,130: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 755–760.

Mayer, L.A., Jansen, E., Backman, J. & Takayama, T., 1993. Climate cyclicity at Site 806: the GRAPE record. In Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L.W., Janecek, T.R., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 130: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 623–640.

Jansen, E., Mayer, L.A., Backman, J., Leckie, R.M. & Takayama, T., 1993. Evolution of Pliocene climate cyclicity at Hole 806B (5-2 Ma): oxygen isotope record. In Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L.W., Janecek, T.R., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 130: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 349–362.

Fornaciari, E., Backman, J. & Rio, D., 1993. Quantitative distribution patterns of selected lower to middle Miocene calcareous nannofossils from the Ontong Java Plateau. In Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L.W., Janecek, T.R., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 130: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 245–258.

Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L.W., Mayer, L.A., Backman., J., Janecek, T.R., Krissek, L., Leckie, M. & Lyle, M., 1992. The record of Ontong Java Plateau: main results of ODP Leg 130. Geological Society America Bulletin, 104:954–972.

Chepstow-Lusty, A., Shackleton, N.J. & Backman, J., 1992. Upper Pliocene Discoaster abundance variations from the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans: the significance of productivity pressure at low latitudes. Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, 44:357–373.

Chepstow-Lusty, A., Backman, J. & Shackleton, N.J., 1991. Palaeoclimatic control of upper Pliocene Discoaster assemblages in the North Atlantic. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 9:133–143.

Gard, G. & Backman, J., 1990. Synthesis of Arctic and Subarctic coccolith biochronology and history of North Atlantic drift water influx during the last 500.000 years. In Bleil, U.& Thiede, J. (eds.), Geological History of the Polar Oceans: Arctic versus Antarctic. NATO ASI Ser. C (Kluwer, Dortrecht), 417–436.

Boström, K. & Backman, J., 1990. Geochemistry and origin of Neogene sediments in ODP Hole 711A. In Duncan, R.A., Backman, J., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 115: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 629–646.

Curry, W.B., Cullen, J.L. & Backman, J., 1990. Carbonate accumulation in the Indian Ocean during the Pliocene: Evidence for a change in productivity and preservation at about 2.4 Ma. In Duncan, R.A., Backman, J., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 115:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 509–518.

Peterson, L. & Backman, J., 1990. Late Cenozoic carbonate accumulation and the history of the carbonate compensation depth in the western equatorial Indian Ocean. In Duncan, R.A., Backman, J., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 115:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 467–508.

Backman, J., Schneider, D., Rio, D. & Okada, H., 1990. Neogene low latitude
magnetostratigraphy from Site 710 and revised age estimates of Miocene nannofossil datum events. In Duncan, R.A., Backman, J., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 115:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 271–276.

Fornaciari, E., Raffi, I., Rio, D., Villa, G., Backman, J. & Olafsson, G., 1990. Quantitative distribution patterns of Oligocene and Miocene calcareous nannofossils from western equatorial Indian Ocean. In Duncan, R.A., Backman, J., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 115:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 237–254.

Duncan, R.A., Backman, J. & Peterson, L., 1989. Reunion hotspot activity through Tertiary time: Initial results from the Ocean Drilling Program, Leg 115. Journal Vulcanology Geothermal Research, 36:193–198.

Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M., Backman, J., Baldauf, J.G., Curry, W., Dupont, L.M.,Janecek, T., Pokras, E.M., Raymo, M.E., Stabell, B., Stein, R. & Tiedemann, R., 1989. Late Miocene to Pleistocene evolution of climate in Africa and the low-latitude Atlantic: Overview of Leg 108 results. In Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 108:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 463–484.

Weaver, P.P.E., Backman, J., Baldauf, J.G., Bloemendal, J., Manivit, H., Miller, K.G., Pokras, E.M., Raymo, M.E., Tauxe, L., Valet, J.-P., Chepstow-Lusty, A. & Olafsson, G., 1989. Biostratigraphic synthesis, Leg 108, eastern equatorial Atlantic. In Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 108:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 455–462.

Ruddiman, W.F., Raymo, M.E., Martinson, D.G., Clement, B.M. & Backman, J., 1989. Pleistocene evolution: Northern hemisphere ice sheets and North Atlantic Ocean. Paleoceanography, 4:353–412.

Raymo, M.E., Ruddiman, W.F., Backman, J., Clement, B.M. & Martinson, D.G., 1989. Late Pliocene variation in northern hemisphere ice sheets and North Atlantic deep circulation. Paleoceanography, 4:413–446.

Chepstow-Lusty, A., Backman, J. & Shackleton, N.J., 1989. Comparison of upper Pliocene Discoaster abundance variations from North Atlantic Sites 552, 607, 658, 659 and 662: Further evidence for marine plankton responding to orbital forcing. In Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M., et al., Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 108:College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 121–141.

Ruddiman, W.F., Backman, J., Baldauf, J., Hooper, P., Keigwin, L., Miller, K., Raymo, M.& Thomas, E., 1987. Leg 94 paleoenvironmental synthesis. In Ruddiman, W.F., Kidd, R.B., et al., Initital Reports DSDP, 94:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 1207–1215.

Baldauf, J.G., Thomas, E., Clement, B., Takayama, T., Weaver, P.P.E., Backman, J., Jenkins, G., Mudie, P.J. & Westberg-Smith, M.J., 1987. Magnetostratigraphic and biostratigrapic synthesis, Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 94. In Ruddiman, W.F., Kidd, R.B., et al., Initital Reports DSDP, 94:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 1159–1205.

Backman, J. & Pestiaux, P., 1987. Pliocene Discoaster abundance variations, Deep Sea Drilling Project Site 606: Biochronology and paleoenvironmental implications. In Ruddiman, W.F., Kidd, R.B., et al., Initital Reports DSDP, 94:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 903–910.

Backman, J., 1986. Quantitative calcareous nannofossil biochronology of middle Eocene through early Oligocene sediments from DSDP Sites 522 and 523. In Stradner, H. & Perch-Nielsen, K. (eds.), International Nannoplankton Association 1985 Proceedings, Vienna. Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 39:21–32.

Backman, J. & Hermelin, J.O.R., 1986. Morphometry of the Eocene nannofossil R. umbilicus lineage and its biochronological consequences. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 57:103–106.

Backman, J., 1986. Late Paleocene to middle Eocene nannofossil biochronology from the Shatsky Rise, Walvis Ridge and Italy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 57:43–59.

Backman, J., 1986. Accumulation patterns of Tertiary calcareous nannofossils around extinctions. Geologische Rundschau, 75:185–196.

Backman, J., Pestiaux, P., Zimmerman, H.B. & Hermelin, O., 1986. Pliocene palaeoclimatic and palaeo-oceanographic development in the North Atlantic: Discoaster abundance and coarse fraction data. In Summerhayes, C.P. & Shackleton, N.J. (eds.), North Atlantic Palaeoceanography. London Geological Society Special Publication, 21:231–241.

Monechi, S., Bleil, U. & Backman, J., 1986. Magnetobiochronology of late Cretaceous- Paleogene and late Cenozoic pelagic sedimentary sequences from the NW Pacific (DSDP Leg 86, Site 577). In Heath, G.R., Burckle, L.H., et al., Initial Reports DSDP, 86: Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 787–797.

Ruddiman, W., Sarnthein, M., Backman, J., Baldauf, J., Bloemendal, J., Curry, W., Farrimond, P., Faugeres, J.C., Janecek, T., Katsura, Y., Manivit, H., Mazzulo, J., Mienert, J., Pokras, E., Raymo, M., Schultheiss, P., Stein, R., Tauxe, L., Valet, J.P., Weaver, P., Yasuda, H., 1986. Neogene paleocirculation and paleoclimate recrod of ODP Leg 108 (tropical and subtropical east Atlantic). Comptes Rendus L'Academie des Sciences Serie II, 303:1581–1586.

Perch-Nielsen, K., Bybell, L.M., Backman, J., Monechi, S., Mueller, C., Nagymarosy, A., Steurbaut, E., 1986. Calcareous nannofossil events at the Eocene/Oligocene boundary. Developments in Palaeontology and Stratigraphy, 9:275–282.

Roberts, D.G., Backman, J. & Morton, A.C., 1984. Late Palaeocene-Eocene volcanic events in the northern North Atlantic Ocean. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports DSDP, 81:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 913–923.

Roberts, D.G., Backman, J., Morton, A.C., Murray, J.W. & Keene, J.B., 1984. Evolution of volcanic rifted margins: Synthesis of Leg 81 results on the west margin of Rockall Plateau. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports. DSDP, 81: Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 883–912.

Backman, J., Morton, A.C., Roberts, D.G., Brown, S., Krumsiek, K. & Macintyre, R.M., 1984. Geochronology of the lower Eocene and upper Paleocene sequences of Leg 81. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports. DSDP, 81:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 877–882.

Zimmerman, H.B., Shackleton, N.J., Backman, J., Kent, D.V., Baldauf, J.G., Kaltenback, A.J. & Morton, A.C., 1984. History of Plio-Pleistocene climate in the northeastern Atlantic, Deep Sea Drilling Project Hole 552A. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports DSDP, 81:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 861–876.

Backman, J., Westberg-Smith, M.J., Baldauf, J.G., Brown, S., Bukry, D., Edwards, L., Harland, R. & Huddlestun, P., 1984. Biostratigraphy of Leg 81 sediments - a high latitude record. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports DSDP, 81: Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 855–860.

Backman, J., 1984. Cenozoic calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy from the NE Atlantic Ocean – Deep Sea Drilling Project Leg 81. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports DSDP, 81:Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 403–428.

Shackleton N.J., Backman, J., Zimmerman, H.B., Kent, D.V., Hall, M.A., Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., Baldauf, J.G., Despraires, A., Homrighausen, R., Huddlestun, P., Keene, J.B., Kaltenback, A.J., Krumsiek, K.A.O., Morton, A.C., Murray, J.W. & Westberg-Smith, J., 1983. Oxygen isotope calibration of the onset of ice-rafting and history of glaciation in the North Atlantic region. Nature, 307:620–623.

Morton, A.C., Backman, J. & Harland, R., 1983. A reassessment of the stratigraphy of DSDP Hole 117A: Implications for the Palaeocene-Eocene boundary in N.W. Europe. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 12:104–111.

Backman, J. & Shackleton, N.J., 1983. Quantitative biochronology of Pliocene and Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific ocean. Marine Micropaleontology, 8:141–170.

Backman, J., Shackleton, N.J. & Tauxe, L., 1983. Quantitative nannofossil correlation to open ocean deep-sea sections from Plio-Pleistocene boundary at Vrica, Italy. Nature, 304:156–158.

Backman, J. & Shackleton, N.J., 1981. Quantitative biochronology of calcareous plankton of the Pliocene and early Pleistocene of the Pacific region. Proj. IGCP Intern. Workshop Pacific Neogene Biostratigraphy, Osaka, Japan, 110–112.

Backman, J., 1980. Miocene-Pliocene nannofossils and sedimentation rates in the Hatton–Rockall Basin, NE Atlantic Ocean. Stockholm Contributions Geolog, 38:1–91.

Backman, J., 1979. Pliocene biostratigraphy of DSDP Sites 111 and 116 from the North Atlantic Ocean and the age of northern hemisphere glaciation. Stockholm Contributions Geology, 36:115–137.

Backman, J., 1978. Late Miocene-early Pliocene biochronology and biogeography in the Vera Basin, SE Spain. Stockholm Contributions Geology, 32:93–114.

Backman, J., 1976. Coccoliths in Core B873. Boreas, 4:271–272.

Non peer-reviewed
Initial Reports of Deep-Sea Drilling Project, Ocean Drilling Program and Integrated Drilling Ocean Program, and popular science writings relating to these programs

Pälike, H., Lyle, M., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, 2010. Proc. IODP, 320/321: Tokyo (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/ iodp.proc.320321.2010

Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Lyle, M., Raffi, I., Klaus, A., Gamage, K., and the Expedition 320/321 Scientists, 2009. Pacific Equatorial Transect. IODP Prel. Rept., 320. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.320.2009

Lyle, M.W., Pälike, H., Moore, T. C., Mitchell, N. and Backman, J. , 2006. Summary report of R/V Roger Revelle Site Survey AMAT03 to the IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel (EPSP) in support for proposal IODP626. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton, 144 pp. http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/45921/

Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D., Mayer, L.A., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Proc. IODP, 302: Edinburgh (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.101.2006

Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Methods. In Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D.B., Mayer, L.A., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 302: Edinburgh (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.103.2006

Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Sites M0001–M0004. In Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D.B., Mayer, L.A., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 302: Edinburgh (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.104.2006

Expedition 302 Scientists, 2006. Expedition 302 summary. In Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D.B., Mayer, L.A., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, Proc. IODP, 302: Edinburgh (Integrated Ocean Drilling Program Management International, Inc.). doi:10.2204/iodp.proc.302.105.2006

Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D., et al., 2005. Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): Paleoceanographic and tectonic evolution of the central Arctic Ocean. IODP Preliminary Report, 302. doi:10.2204/iodp.pr.302.2006

Backman, J., Moran, K., Evans, D., and the Expedition 302 Project Team, 2004. ACEX– Arctic Coring Expedition: paleoceanographic and tectonic evolution of the central Arctic Ocean. IODP Scientific Prospectus, 302. doi:10.2204/iodp.sp.302.2006

Wilson, P.A., Lyle, M., and Firth, J.V. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Scientific Results, 199 [Online]. http://www-odp.tamu.edu/publications/199_SR/199sr.htm

Lyle, M.W., Wilson, P.A., Janecek, T.R., et al., 2002. Proceedings ODP, Initial Reports, 199: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–87.

Curry, W., Shackleton, N.J., Richter, C., et al., 1995. Proceedings ODP, Initial Reports, 154: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–1111.

Kroenke, L.W., Berger, W.H., Janecek, T.R., et al., 1993. Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 130: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–867.

Kroenke, L.W., Berger, W.H., Janecek, T.R., et al., 1991. Proceedings ODP, Initial Reports, 130: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–1240.

Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L. & Leg 130 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1990. ODP returns to Ontong Java Plateau. Geotimes, 39:15–17.

Berger, W.H., Kroenke, L. & Leg 130 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1990. Reading the ocean's diary. Nature, 346:111–112.

Duncan, R.A., Backman, J., Peterson, L.C., et al., 1990. Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 115: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–887.

Backman, J., 1989. Avancerat borrfartyg avlockar djuphavet dess hemligheter. NFRs Årsbok 1988/89, 77–90.

Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M. & Leg 108 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1988. Proceedings ODP, Scientific Results, 108: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–519.

Backman, J., Duncan, R.A. & Leg 115 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1988. Proceedings ODP, Initial Reports, 115: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–1085.

Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M. & Leg 108 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1988. Proceedings ODP, Initial Reports, 108: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–1073.

Backman, J., & Duncan, R.A., 1987. Leg 115 Scientific Prospectus: Mascarene Plateau – carbonate dissolution profile. Ocean Drilling Program, College Station (Texas A&M University), 1–58.

Backman, J., Duncan, R.A. & Leg 115 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1987. Leg 115 tracks oozes and hotspots. Geotimes, 13:13–15.

Backman, J., Duncan, R.A. & Leg 115 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1987. New studies of the Indian Ocean. Nature, 329:586–587.

Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M. & Leg 108 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1986. Paleoclimate studied in the east Atlantic. Geotimes, 31:21–25.

Ruddiman, W.F., Sarnthein, M. & Leg 108 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1986. Paleoclimatic linkage between high and low latitudes. Nature, 322:211–212.

Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D. & Leg 81 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1984. Initial Reports DSDP, 81: Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 1–923.

Roberts, D.G., Backman, J., Morton, A.C. & Keene, J.B., 1984. Introduction and explanatory notes, Leg 81, Deep Sea Drilling Project. In Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D., et al., Initial Reports DSDP, 81: Washington (U.S. Government Printing Office), 5–28.

Backman, J., 1984. Kokkoliter och djuphavssediment: Några användingsområden. Svenska Havsforskningföreningens Meddelanden, 19:150–158.

Backman, J., 1983. På spaning efter den första istiden. Fauna och Flora, 78:7–12.

Roberts, D.G., Schnitker, D. & Leg 81 Shipboard Scientific Party, 1982. Leg 81 drills west margin, Rockall Plateau. Geotimes, 27:21–23.

             
                     
Reports, working documents, popular science writings relating to Arctic Ocean research
Backman, J.
, Moran, K., and the Expedition 302 Scientists, 2008. New results from ACEX. ECORD Newsletter 10:12–13.

Moran, K. & Backman, J., 2007. The Arctic Ocean – So much we still don't know. Geotimes 52:24–29.

Stein, R., Backman, J., & Moran, K., 2007. The Arctic coring expedition – A breakthrough in Arctic Ocean geoscientific research. Exploration & Production – Oil & Gas Review, OTC Edition, pp. 47–49.

Backman, J. & Jakobsson, M., 2005. Djuphavet kring Nordpolen och dess geologiska historia. Skärgård (Åbo Akademi). 7 pp.

Backman, J. & Jakobsson, M., 2005. Under jordens mössa – en titt på det lilla djuphavet runt Nordpolen. Geologiskt forum, 47:24–29.

Coxall, H.K., Wilson, P.A., Pälike, H., Lear, C.K., & Backman, J., 2005. Links between rapid stepwise Antarctic glaciation and ocean chemistry. UK IODP Newsletter 30:13–15.

Backman, J., Moran, K., et al., 2005. IODP Leg 302 – Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX). Polarforskningssekretariatets Årsbok 2004.

Backman, J. & Moran, K., 2004. IODP 302 Arctic Coring Expedition Co-Chief Operations Report (pp. 1–31) (Confidential). IODP-MI REVCOM Meeting, Washington DC, October 23 & 24, 2004.

Moran, K. & Backman, J., and ACEX Scientific Party, 2004. On top of the world with Expedition 302. JOI/USSAC Newsletter (Fall 2004) (www.joiscience.org).

Backman, J., Moran, K., et al., 2004. Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): Paleoceanographic and tectonic evolution of the central Arctic Ocean, from hothouse to icehouse. ECORD Newsletter #3, (www.ecord.org).

Backman, J., et al., 2002. Saftey Package: IODP MSP Proposal 533-Full3. Dept Geology & Geochemistry, Stockholm University, 32 pp (plus appendices).

Backman, J., et al., 2001. Arctic Detailed Planning Group Final Report. JOIDES Journal, 27:16–27.

Hovland, M., et al. (incl. J Backman), 2001. The high-Arctic drilling challenge: Arctic's Role in global change. JOIDES Journal, 27:7–20.

Thiede, J., and the NAD Scientific Committee, 1992. The Arctic Ocean Record: Key to global change. Polarforschung 61:1–102.

Backman, J., Boström, K. & Thiede, J., 1987. Expedition YMER-80: En framstöt mot en okänd värld. Kungliga Vetenskapsakademiens Spec. Publ., 46–61.

Field guide
Agnini, C., Fornaciari, E., Giusberti, L., Backman J., Capraro L., Grandesso P., Luciani V., Muttoni, G., Rio, D., Tateo, F., 2005. The Early Paleogene of the Valbelluna (Venetian Southern Alps). Fieldtrip Guidebook ODP Leg 208 Post-Cruise Meeeting. Cooperativa Libraria Editrice Università di Padova (CLEUP), Padova, 32 pp.

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