Oliver Heiri

Prof. Oliver Heiri
Departement Umweltwissenschaften
Universität Basel
Klingelbergstrasse 27
CH-4056 Basel

Phone: +41 (0) 61 207 08 02
E-mail: oliver.heiri(at)unibas.ch
URL Institution: https://duw.unibas.ch/en/research-groups/geoecology/

with involvement of Oliver Heiri

Key Publications of Oliver Heiri (up to ten) :
Eggermont, H. & O. Heiri, 2012. The chironomid-temperature relationship: expression in nature and palaeoenvironmental implications. Biological Reviews 87:430-456.

Heiri, O., S. J. Brooks, H. Renssen, A. Bedford, M. Hazekamp, B. Ilyashuk, E. S. Jeffers, B. Lang, E. Kirilova, S. Kuiper, L. Millet, S. Samartin, M. Toth, F. Verbruggen, J. E. Watson, N. v. Asch, E. Lammertsma, L. Amon, H. H. Birks, H. J. B. Birks, M. F. Mortensen, W. Z. Hoek, E. Magyari, C. M. Sobrino, H. Seppä, W. Tinner, S. Tonkov, S. Veski & A. F. Lotter, 2014. Validation of climate model-inferred regional temperature change for late-glacial Europe. Nature Communications 5:4914.

Heiri, O., A. F. Lotter, S. Hausmann & F. Kienast, 2003. A chironomid-based Holocene summer air temperature reconstruction from the Swiss Alps. The Holocene 13(4):477-484.

Heiri, O. & L. Millet, 2005. Reconstruction of Late Glacial summer temperatures from chironomid assemblages in Lac Lautrey (Jura, France). Journal of Quaternary Science 20(1):33–44.

Samartin, S., O. Heiri, F. Joos, H. Renssen, J. Franke, S. Brönnimann & W. Tinner, 2017. Warm Mediterranean mid-Holocene summers inferred from fossil midge assemblages. Nature Geoscience 10:207-212.

Schilder, J., M. van Hardenbroek, P. Bodelier, E. P. Kirilova, M. Leuenberger, A. F. Lotter & O. Heiri, 2017. Trophic state changes can affect the importance of methane-derived carbon in aquatic food webs. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284:20170278

Heiri, O., K. A. Koinig, C. Spötl, S. Barrett, A. Brauer, R. Drescher-Schneider, D. Gaar, S. Ivy-Ochs, H. Kerschner, M. Luetscher, A. Moran, K. Nicolussi, F. Preusser, R. Schmidt, P. Schoeneich, C. Schwörer, T. Sprafke, B. Terhorst & W. Tinner, 2014. Palaeoclimate records 60-8 ka in the Austrian and Swiss Alps and their forelands. Quaternary Science Reviews 106:186-205.

Expertise of Oliver Heiri:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic HydrosphereFresh Water Systems / Rivers / Lakes
Water Pollution / Waste Water
Topic PedosphereGeology / Sediments
Topic BiospherePlants
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Nutrient Cycle / Food Chain
Topic EcosystemsTerrestrial Ecosystems
Spatial ZonesMountain / Highland
Spatial ScaleContinental
Time FramePast: Historical / Archeological
Past: Quarternary
Recent / Today
Statistical FocusMean Change / Trends
Time ScaleDecadal / Centennial
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Data Analysis

Specialties of Oliver Heiri:
Paleoecology on late Quaternary timescales, biotic remains as proxies for past environmental and ecosystem change, Reconstruction of human impact on ecosystems

Last update: 11/23/21
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