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I am a palaeoclimatologist with strong affinity to caves and carbonates. My research interest includes palaeoclimatology, geothermometry, geochronology, climate-human interaction, geochemistry, continental environmental change, and human adaptation/behaviour in response to climate change.

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  • Decline in seasonal predictability potentially destabilized Classic Maya societies, Braun, T., Breitenbach, S., Skiba, V., Lechleitner, F., Ray, E., Baldini, L., Polyak, V., Baldini, J., Kennett, D., Prufer, K., Marwan, N. 17 Mar 2023, In: Communications Earth and Environment
  • Defining paleoclimatic routes and opportunities for hominin dispersals across Iran, Shoaee, M., Breeze, P., Drake, N., Hashemi, S., Vahdati Nasab, H., Breitenbach, S., Stevens, T., Boivin, N., Petraglia, M. 1 Mar 2023, In: PLoS One
  • Holocene hydroclimate variability along the Southern Patagonian margin (Chile) reconstructed from Cueva Chica speleothems, Nehme, C., Todisco, D., Breitenbach, S., Couchoud, I., Marchegiano, M., Peral, M., Vonhof, H., Hellstrom, J., Tjallingii, R., Claeys, P., Borrero, L., Martin, F. 1 Mar 2023, In: Global and Planetary Change
  • A simplified isotope dilution approach for the U–Pb dating of speleogenic and other low-232Th carbonates by multi-collector ICP-MS, Mason, A., Vaks, A., Breitenbach, S., Hooker, J., Henderson, G. 17 Jan 2022, In: Geochronology
  • Drought-Induced Civil Conflict Among the Ancient Maya, Kennett, D., Masson, M., Lope, C., Serafin, S., George, R., Spencer, T., Hoggarth, J., Culleton, B., Harper, T., Prufer, K., Milbrath, S., Russell, B., González, E., McCool, W., Aquino, V., Paris, E., Curtis, J., Marwan, N., Zhang, M., Asmerom, Y., Polyak, V., Carolin, S., James, D., Mason, A., Henderson, G., Brenner, M., Baldini, J., Breitenbach, S., Hodell, D. 19 Jul 2022, In: Nature Communications
  • Effects of organic matter complexation on partitioning of transition metals into calcite: Cave-analogue crystal growth experiments, Lindeman, I., Hansen, M., Scholz, D., Breitenbach, S., Hartland, A. 15 Jan 2022, In: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
  • Linked fire activity and climate whiplash in California during the early Holocene, Homann, J., Oster, J., de Wet, C., Breitenbach, S., Hoffmann, T. 23 Nov 2022, In: Nature Communications
  • Paleolithic occupation of arid Central Asia in the Middle Pleistocene, Finestone, E., Breeze, P., Breitenbach, S., Drake, N., Bergmann, L., Maksudov, F., Muhammadiyev, A., Scott, P., Cai, Y., Khatsenovich, A., Rybin, E., Nehrke, G., Boivin, N., Petraglia, M. 21 Oct 2022, In: PLoS One
  • Protracted Indian monsoon droughts of the past millennium and their societal impacts, Kathayat, G., Sinha, A., Breitenbach, S., Tan, L., Spötl, C., Li, H., Dong, X., Zhang, H., Ning, Y., Allan, R., Damodaran, V., Edwards, R., Cheng, H. 27 Sep 2022, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • Sampling rate-corrected analysis of irregularly sampled time series, Braun, T., Fernandez, C., Eroglu, D., Hartland, A., Breitenbach, S., Marwan, N. 28 Feb 2022, In: Physical Review E

Jade Robinson Regional interglacial climate and environment of continental Siberia during the past 600,000 years. Start Date: 01/10/2021

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PhD October 19 2009

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