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Dr Verschuren, Dirk

Institutes (2)  Top | Institutes | Publications 
  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Biologie; Afdeling Limnologie, more
  • Function: Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

    Direct contact at institute:
    Tel.: +32-(0)9-264 52 62
    Fax: +32-(0)9-264 53 43
  • Oceans & Lakes : Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management, more
  • Function: Lecturer

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Publications (18)  Top | Institutes | Publications 
    ( 13 peer reviewed ) split up
  • Peer reviewed article Buckles, L.K.; Villanueva, L.; Weijers, J.W.H.; Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2013). Linking isoprenoidal GDGT membrane lipid distributions with gene abundances of ammonia-oxidizing Thaumarchaeota and uncultured crenarchaeotal groups in the water column of a tropical lake (Lake Challa, East Africa). Environ. Microbiol. 15(9): 2445-2462., more
  • Peer reviewed article Buckles, L.K.; Weijers, J.W.H.; Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2014). Sources of core and intact branched tetraether membrane lipids in the lacustrine environment: Anatomy of Lake Challa and its catchment, equatorial East Africa. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 140: 106-126., more
  • Peer reviewed article Buckles, L.K.; Verschuren, D.; Weijers, J.W.H.; Cocquyt, C.; Blaauw, M.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2016). Interannual and (multi-)decadal variability in the sedimentary BIT index of Lake Challa, East Africa, over the past 2200 years: assessment of the precipitation proxy. Clim. Past 12: 1243-1262., more
  • Charlet, F.; Verschuren, D.; De Batist, M. ; Bessems, I. ; Olago, D.; Muzuka, A. (2005). Two glacial-interglacial cycles of lake-level change in equatorial East Africa documented by high-resolution seismic sequence stratigraphy from Lake Challa (Kenya). Geophys. Res. Abstr. 7(06662), more
  • Peer reviewed article Loomis, S.E.; Russell, J.M.; Eggermont, H.; Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2014). Effects of temperature, pH and nutrient concentration on branched GDGT distributions in East African lakes: Implications for paleoenvironmental reconstruction. Org. Geochem. 66: 25-37., more
  • Peer reviewed article Loomis, S.E.; Russell, J.M.; Verschuren, D.; Morrill, C.; De Cort, G.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Olago, D.; Eggermont, H.; Street-Perrott, F.A.; Kelly, M.A. (2017). The tropical lapse rate steepened during the Last Glacial Maximum. Science Advances 3(1): e1600815., more
  • Peer reviewed article Moernaut, J. ; Verschuren, D.; Charlet, F.; Kristen, I.; Fagot, M.; De Batist, M. (2010). The seismic-stratigraphic record of lake-level fluctuations in Lake Challa: Hydrological stability and change in equatorial East Africa over the last 140 kyr. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 290(1-2): 214-223., more
  • Peer reviewed article Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Verschuren, D.; Ossebaar, J.; Blokker, J.; van Houten, R.; Plessen, B.; Schouten, S. (2011). A 25,000-year record of climate-induced changes in lowland vegetation of eastern equatorial Africa revealed by the stable carbon-isotopic composition of fossil plant leaf waxes. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 302(1-2): 236-246., more
  • Peer reviewed article Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Ossebaar, J.; Schouten, S.; Verschuren, D. (2012). Distribution of tetraether lipids in the 25-ka sedimentary record of Lake Challa: extracting reliable TEX86 and MBT/CBT palaeotemperatures from an equatorial African lake. Quat. Sci. Rev. 50: 43-54., more
  • Peer reviewed article Tierney, J.; Russell, J.M.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Huang, Y.S.; Verschuren, D. (2011). Late Quaternary behavior of the East African monsoon and the importance of the Congo Air Boundary. Quat. Sci. Rev. 30(7-8): 798-807., more
  • Peer reviewed article van Geel, B.; Gelorini, V.; Lyaruu, A.; Aptroot, A.; Rucina, S.; Marchant, R.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Verschuren, D. (2011). Diversity and ecology of tropical African fungal spores from a 25,000-year palaeoenvironmental record in southeastern Kenya. Rev. Palaeobot. Palynol. 164(3-4): 174-190., more
  • Verschuren, D. (2006). CHALLACEA: High-resolution, multi-proxy climate reconstruction for equatorial East Africa (21 ka BP to present) from laminated lake sediments near Mt. Kilimanjaro. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 8(10112), more
  • Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Haug, G.; Kristen, I.; Moernaut, J.; Milne, I.; Wolff, C.; Fagot, M.; van Geel, B.; Blaauw, M. (2008). A 25,000 years climate record from the East African equator: Half-precessional climate forcing and the history of temperature and hydrological change. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 10(EGU2008-A-01576), more
  • Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Moernaut, J.; Kristen, I.; Fagot, M.; Blaauw, M.; Haug, G. H. ; CHALLACEA project members (2008). Half-precessional climate forcing of Indian Ocean monsoon dynamics on the East African equator. Eos, Trans. (Wash. D.C.) 89(53): PP41B-1450, more
  • Peer reviewed article Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S.; Moernaut, J.; Kristen, I.; Blaauw, M.; Fagot, M.; Haug, G.H.; CHALLACEA project members (2009). Half-precessional dynamics of monsoon rainfall near the East African Equator. Nature (Lond.) 462(7273): 637-641., more
  • Peer reviewed article Villanueva, L.; Besseling, M.; Rodrigo-Gamiz, M.; Rampen, S.; Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2014). Potential biological sources of long chain alkyl diols in a lacustrine system. Org. Geochem. 68: 27-30., more
  • Wolff, C.; Haug, G.; Plessen, B.; Verschuren, D.; CHALLACEA Participants (2008). Lake Challa (Kenya/Tanzania) sediments as archive of climate and environmental variability in equatorial East Africa. Geophys. Res. Abstr. 10(EGU2008-A-09889), more
  • Peer reviewed article Wolff, C.; Haug, G.H.; Timmermann, A.; Brauer, A.; Sigman, D.M.; Cane, M.A.; Verschuren, D.; Sinninghe Damsté, J.S. (2011). Reduced Interannual Rainfall Variability in East Africa During the Last Ice Age. Science (Wash.) 333(6043): 743-747., more

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