Publications

Journal Articles

  1. Jones, G., Davies, S., Staff, R., Loader, N., Davies, S., Walker, M. Traces of volcanic ash from the Mediterranean, Iceland and North America in a Holocene record from south Wales, UK Journal of Quaternary Science
  2. Hartman, L., Kurbatov, A., Winski, D., Cruz-Uribe, A., Davies, S., Dunbar, N., Iverson, N., Aydin, M., Fegyveresi, J., Ferris, D., Fudge, T., Osterberg, E., Hargreaves, G., Yates, M. Volcanic glass properties from 1459 C.E. volcanic event in South Pole ice core dismiss Kuwae caldera as a potential source Scientific Reports 9 1
  3. Abbott, P., Griggs, A., Bourne, A., Davies, S. Tracing marine cryptotephras in the North Atlantic during the last glacial period: Protocols for identification, characterisation and evaluating depositional controls Marine Geology 401 81 97
  4. Abbott, P., Griggs, A., Bourne, A., Chapman, M., Davies, S. Tracing marine cryptotephras in the North Atlantic during the last glacial period: Improving the North Atlantic marine tephrostratigraphic framework Quaternary Science Reviews 189 169 186
  5. Wohlfarth, B., Luoto, T., Muschitiello, F., Väliranta, M., Björck, S., Davies, S., Kylander, M., Ljung, K., Reimer, P., Smittenberg, R. Climate and environment in southwest Sweden 15.5-11.3 cal. ka BP Boreas
  6. Cook, E., Davies, S., Guðmundsdóttir, E., Abbott, P., Pearce, N. First identification and characterization of Borrobol-type tephra in the Greenland ice cores: new deposits and improved age estimates Journal of Quaternary Science 33 2 212 224
  7. Jones, G., Davies, S., Farr, G., Bevan, J. Identification of the Askja-S Tephra in a rare turlough record from Pant-y-Llyn, south Wales Proceedings of the Geologists' Association 128 4 523 530
  8. Smedley, R., Scourse, J., Small, D., Hiemstra, J., Duller, G., Bateman, M., Burke, M., Chiverrell, R., Clark, C., Davies, S., Fabel, D., Gheorghiu, D., McCarroll, D., Medialdea, A., Xu, S., McCarroll, D., Davies, S., Hiemstra, J. New age constraints for the limit of the British-Irish Ice Sheet on the Isles of Scilly Journal of Quaternary Science 32 1 48 62
  9. Fogwill, C., Turney, C., Golledge, N., Etheridge, D., Rubino, M., Thornton, D., Baker, A., Woodward, J., Winter, K., van Ommen, T., Moy, A., Curran, M., Davies, S., Weber, M., Bird, M., Munksgaard, N., Menviel, L., Rootes, C., Ellis, B., Millman, H., Vohra, J., Rivera, A., Cooper, A., Davies, S. Antarctic ice sheet discharge driven by atmosphere-ocean feedbacks at the Last Glacial Termination Scientific Reports 7 39979
  10. Jones, G., Lane, C., Brauer, A., Davies, S., de Bruijn, R., Engels, S., Haliuc, A., Hoek, W., Merkt, J., Sachse, D., Turner, F., Wagner-Cremer, F. The Lateglacial to early Holocene tephrochronological record from Lake Hämelsee, Germany: a key site within the European tephra framework Boreas
  11. Evans, E., Davies, S., Johnston, R., Davies, S., Johnston, R. Phantom creation and analysis: Improving X-Ray microtomography scanning of soft sediment cores containing volcanic ash Journal of Physics: Conference Series 849 012012
  12. Bourne, A., Abbott, P., Albert, P., Cook, E., Pearce, N., Ponomareva, V., Svensson, A., Davies, S., Davies, S., Abbott, P. Underestimated risks of recurrent long-range ash dispersal from northern Pacific Arc volcanoes Scientific Reports 6 29837
  13. MacLeod, A., Davies, S., Davies, S. Caution in cryptotephra correlation: resolving Lateglacial chemical controversies at Sluggan Bog, Northern Ireland Journal of Quaternary Science 31 4 406 415
  14. Zawalna-Geer, A., Lindsay, J., Davies, S., Augustinus, P., Davies, S. Extracting a primary Holocene crytoptephra record from Pupuke maar sediments, Auckland, New Zealand Journal of Quaternary Science 31 5 442 457
  15. Holmes, N., Langdon, P., Caseldine, C., Wastegard, S., Leng, M., Croudace, I., Davies, S., Davies, S. Climatic variability during the last millennium in Western Iceland from lake sediment records The Holocene 26 5 756 771
  16. Griggs, A., Davies, S., Abbott, P., Coleman, M., Palmer, A., Rasmussen, T., Johnston, R. Visualizing tephra deposits and sedimentary processes in the marine environment: The potential of X-ray microtomography Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 16 12 4329 4343
  17. Abbott, P., Bourne, A., Purcell, C., Davies, S., Scourse, J., Pearce, N., Davies, S., Abbott, P. Last glacial period cryptotephra deposits in an eastern North Atlantic marine sequence: Exploring linkages to the Greenland ice-cores Quaternary Geochronology 31 62 76
  18. Ponomareva, V., Portnyagin, M., Davies, S. Tephra without Borders: Far-Reaching Clues into Past Explosive Eruptions Frontiers in Earth Science 3
  19. Davies, S. Cryptotephras: the revolution in correlation and precision dating Journal of Quaternary Science 30 2 114 130
  20. Bourne, A., Cook, E., Abbott, P., Seierstad, I., Steffensen, J., Svensson, A., Fischer, H., Schüpbach, S., Davies, S., Davies, S., Abbott, P., Bourne, A. A tephra lattice for Greenland and a reconstruction of volcanic events spanning 25–45 ka b2k Quaternary Science Reviews 118 122 141
  21. Griggs, A., Davies, S., Abbott, P., Rasmussen, T., Palmer, A. Optimising the use of marine tephrochronology in the North Atlantic: a detailed investigation of the Faroe Marine Ash Zones II, III and IV Quaternary Science Reviews 106 122 139
  22. Davies, S., Abbott, P., Meara, R., Pearce, N., Austin, W., Chapman, M., Svensson, A., Bigler, M., Rasmussen, T., Rasmussen, S., Farmer, E. A North Atlantic tephrostratigraphical framework for 130–60 ka b2k: new tephra discoveries, marine-based correlations, and future challenges Quaternary Science Reviews 106 101 121
  23. Abbott, P., Austin, W., Davies, S., Pearce, N., Rasmussen, T., Wastegård, S., Brendryen, J., Davies, S., Abbott, P. Re-evaluation and extension of the Marine Isotope Stage 5 tephrostratigraphy of the Faroe Islands region: The cryptotephra record Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 409 153 168
  24. Austin, W., Abbott, P., Davies, S., Pearce, N., Wastegard, S., Davies, S., Abbott, P. Marine tephrochronology: an introduction to tracing time in the ocean Geological Society, London, Special Publications 398 1 1 5
  25. Seierstad, I., Abbott, P., Bigler, M., Blunier, T., Bourne, A., Brook, E., Buchardt, S., Buizert, C., Clausen, H., Cook, E., Dahl-Jensen, D., Davies, S., Guillevic, M., Johnsen, S., Pedersen, D., Popp, T., Rasmussen, S., Severinghaus, J., Svensson, A., Vinther, B. Consistently dated records from the Greenland GRIP, GISP2 and NGRIP ice cores for the past 104 ka reveal regional millennial-scale δ18O gradients with possible Heinrich event imprint Quaternary Science Reviews 106 29 46
  26. Blockley, S., Bourne, A., Brauer, A., Davies, S., Hardiman, M., Harding, P., Lane, C., MacLeod, A., Matthews, I., Pyne-O’Donnell, S., Rasmussen, S., Wulf, S., Zanchetta, G. Tephrochronology and the extended intimate (integration of ice-core, marine and terrestrial records) event stratigraphy 8–128 ka b2k Quaternary Science Reviews 106 88 100
  27. BOURNE, A., DAVIES, S., ABBOTT, P., RASMUSSEN, S., STEFFENSEN, J., SVENSSON, A., Davies, S., Abbott, P., Bourne, A. Revisiting the Faroe Marine Ash Zone III in two Greenland ice cores: implications for marine-ice correlations Journal of Quaternary Science 28 7 641 646
  28. Abbott, P., AUSTIN, W., Davies, S., PEARCE, N., HIBBERT, F. Cryptotephrochronology of the Eemian and the last interglacial-glacial transition in the North East Atlantic Journal of Quaternary Science 28 5 501 514
  29. Dahl-Jensen, D., Albert, M., Aldahan, A., Azuma, N., Balslev-Clausen, D., Baumgartner, M., Berggren, A., Bigler, M., Binder, T., Blunier, T., Bourgeois, J., Brook, E., Buchardt, S., Buizert, C., Capron, E., Chappellaz, J., Chung, J., Clausen, H., Cvijanovic, I., Davies, S., Ditlevsen, P., Eicher, O., Fischer, H., Fisher, D., Fleet, L., Gfeller, G., Gkinis, V., Gogineni, S., Goto-Azuma, K., Grinsted, A., Gudlaugsdottir, H., Guillevic, M., Hansen, S., Hansson, M., Hirabayashi, M., Hong, S., Hur, S., Huybrechts, P., Hvidberg, C., Iizuka, Y., Jenk, T., Johnsen, S., Jones, T., Jouzel, J., Karlsson, N., Kawamura, K., Keegan, K., Kettner, E., Kipfstuhl, S., Kjær, H., Koutnik, M., Kuramoto, T., Köhler, P., Laepple, T., Landais, A., Langen, P., Larsen, L., Leuenberger, D., Leuenberger, M., Leuschen, C., Li, J., Lipenkov, V., Martinerie, P., Maselli, O., Masson-Delmotte, V., McConnell, J., Miller, H., Mini, O., Miyamoto, A., Montagnat-Rentier, M., Mulvaney, R., Muscheler, R., Orsi, A., Paden, J., Panton, C., Pattyn, F., Petit, J., Pol, K., Popp, T., Possnert, G., Prié, F., Prokopiou, M., Quiquet, A., Rasmussen, S., Raynaud, D., Ren, J., Reutenauer, C., Ritz, C., Röckmann, T., Rosen, J., Rubino, M., Rybak, O., Samyn, D., Sapart, C., Schilt, A., Schmidt, A., Schwander, J., Schüpbach, S., Seierstad, I., Severinghaus, J., Sheldon, S., Simonsen, S., Sjolte, J., Solgaard, A., Sowers, T., Sperlich, P., Steen-Larsen, H., Steffen, K., Steffensen, J., Steinhage, D., Stocker, T., Stowasser, C., Sturevik, A., Sturges, W., Sveinbjörnsdottir, A., Svensson, A., Tison, J., Uetake, J., Vallelonga, P., Wel, G., Vaughn, B., Vinther, B., Waddington, E., Wegner, A., Weikusat, I., White, J., Wilhelms, F., Winstrup, M., Witrant, E., Wolff, E., Xiao, C., Zheng, J., Davies, S. Eemian interglacial reconstructed from a Greenland folded ice core Nature 493 7433 489 494
  30. Rasmussen, S., Abbott, P., Blunier, T., Bourne, A., Brook, E., Buchardt, S., Buizert, C., Chappellaz, J., Clausen, H., Cook, E., Dahl-Jensen, D., Davies, S., Guillevic, M., Kipfstuhl, S., Laepple, T., Seierstad, I., Severinghaus, J., Steffensen, J., Stowasser, C., Svensson, A., Vallelonga, P., Vinther, B., Wilhelms, F., Winstrup, M., Davies, S., Abbott, P., Bourne, A. A first chronology for the North Greenland Eemian Ice Drilling (NEEM) ice core Climate of the Past 9 6 2713 2730
  31. Davies, S., Abbott, P., Pearce, N., Wastegård, S., Blockley, S. Integrating the INTIMATE records using tephrochronology: rising to the challenge Quaternary Science Reviews 36 11 27
  32. Abbott, P., Davies, S. Volcanism and the Greenland ice-cores: the tephra record Earth-Science Reviews 115 3 173 191
  33. Abbott, P., Davies, S., Steffensen, J., Pearce, N., Bigler, M., Johnsen, S., Seierstad, I., Svensson, A., Wastegård, S. A detailed framework of Marine Isotope Stages 4 and 5 volcanic events recorded in two Greenland ice-cores Quaternary Science Reviews 36 59 77
  34. Walker, M., Lowe, J., Blockley, S., Bryant, C., Coombes, P., Davies, S., Hardiman, M., Turney, C., Watson, J. Lateglacial and early Holocene palaeoenvironmental ‘events’ in Sluggan Bog, Northern Ireland: comparisons with the Greenland NGRIP GICC05 event stratigraphy Quaternary Science Reviews 36 124 138
  35. Abbott, P., Davies, S., Austin, W., Pearce, N., Hibbert, F. Identification of cryptotephra horizons in a North East Atlantic marine record spanning marine isotope stages 4 and 5a (∼60,000–82,000 a b2k) Quaternary International 246 1-2 177 189
  36. Cage, A., Davies, S., Wastegård, S., Austin, W. Identification of the Icelandic Landnám tephra (AD 871 ± 2) in Scottish fjordic sediment Quaternary International 246 1-2 168 176
  37. Lowe, D., Davies, S., Moriwaki, H., Pearce, N., Suzuki, T. Enhancing tephrochronology and its application (INTREPID project): Hiroshi Machida commemorative volume Quaternary International 246 1-2 5
  38. Davies, S., Wastegård, S., Abbott, P., Barbante, C., Bigler, M., Johnsen, S., Rasmussen, T., Steffensen, J., Svensson, A., Davies, S., Abbott, P. Tracing volcanic events in the NGRIP ice-core and synchronising North Atlantic marine records during the last glacial period Earth and Planetary Science Letters 294 1-2 69 79
  39. Davies, S., Larsen, G., Wastegård, S., Turney, C., Hall, V., Coyle, L., Thordarson, T. Widespread dispersal of Icelandic tephra: how does the Eyjafjöll eruption of 2010 compare to past Icelandic events? Journal of Quaternary Science 25 5 605 611
  40. COULTER, S., PILCHER, J., HALL, V., PLUNKETT, G., Davies, S. Testing the reliability of the JEOL FEGSEM 6500F electron microprobe for quantitative major element analysis of glass shards from rhyolitic tephra Boreas 39 1 163 169
  41. Wastegård, S., Davies, S. An overview of distal tephrochronology in northern Europe during the last 1000 years Journal of Quaternary Science 24 5 500 512
  42. Wohlfarth, B., Veres, D., Ampel, L., Lacourse, T., Blaauw, M., Preusser, F., Andrieu-Ponel, V., Kéravis, D., Lallier-Vergès, E., Björck, S., Davies, S., Beaulieu, J., Risberg, J., Hormes, A., Kasper, H., Possnert, G., Reille, M., Thouveny, N., Zander, A. Rapid ecosystem response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period in western Europe, 40–16 ka Geology 36 5 407
  43. Davies, S., Wastegård, S., Rasmussen, T., Svensson, A., Johnsen, S., Steffensen, J., Andersen, K., Davies, S. Identification of the Fugloyarbanki tephra in the NGRIP ice core: a key tie‐point for marine and ice‐core sequences during the last glacial period Journal of Quaternary Science 23 5 409 414
  44. Svensson, A., Andersen, K., Bigler, M., Clausen, H., Dahl-Jensen, D., Davies, S., Johnsen, S., Muscheler, R., Parrenin, F., Rasmussen, S., Röthlisberger, R., Seierstad, I., Steffensen, J., Vinther, B., Davies, S. A 60 000 year Greenland stratigraphic ice core chronology Climate of the Past 4 1 47 57
  45. VERES, D., Davies, S., WOHLFARTH, B., PREUSSER, F., WASTEGÅRD, S., AMPEL, L., HORMES, A., POSSNERT, G., RAYNAL, J., VERNET, G. Age, origin and significance of a new middle MIS 3 tephra horizon identified within a long-core sequence from Les Echets, France Boreas 37 3 434 443
  46. Davies, S., Elmquist, M., Bergman, J., Wohlfarth, B., Hammarlund, D., Davies, S. Cryptotephra sedimentation processes within two lacustrine sequences from west central Sweden The Holocene 17 3 330
  47. Veres, D., Wohlfarth, B., Andrieu-Ponel, V., Björck, S., Beaulieu, J., Digerfeldt, G., Ponel, P., Ampel, L., Davies, S., Gandouin, E., Belmecheri, S. The lithostratigraphy of the Les Echets basin, France: tentative correlation between cores Boreas 36 3 340
  48. Svensson, A., Andersen, K., Bigler, M., Clausen, H., Dahl-Jensen, D., Davies, S., Johnsen, S., Muscheler, R., Rasmussen, S., Röthlisberger, R. The Greenland Ice Core Chronology 2005, 15–42ka. Part 2: comparison to other records Quaternary Science Reviews 25 23-24 3258 3267
  49. Turney, C., Burg, K., Wastegård, S., Davies, S., Whitehouse, N., Pilcher, J., Callaghan, C., Davies, S. North European last glacial–interglacial transition (LGIT; 15–9 ka) tephrochronology: extended limits and new events Journal of Quaternary Science 21 4 335 345
  50. Wohlfarth, B., Blaauw, M., Davies, S., Andersson, M., Wastegård, S., Hormes, A., Possnert, G., Davies, S. 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
  51. Davies, S., Hoek, W., Bohncke, S., Lowe, J., O'Donnell, S., Turney, C. Detection of Lateglacial distal tephra layers in the Netherlands Boreas 34 2 123 135
  52. Lowe, J., Walker, M., Scott, E., Harkness, D., Bryant, C., Davies, S., Davies, S. A coherent high-precision radiocarbon chronology for the Late-glacial sequence at Sluggan Bog, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland Journal of Quaternary Science 19 2 158
  53. Davies, S., Davies, S. Were there two Borrobol Tephras during the early Lateglacial period: implications for tephrochronology? Quaternary Science Reviews 23 5-6 581 589
  54. Turney, C., Lowe, J., Davies, S., Hall, V., Lowe, D., Wastegård, S., Hoek, W., Alloway, B. Tephrochronology of last termination sequences in Europe: a protocol for improved analytical precision and robust correlation procedures(a joint SCOTAV–INTIMATE proposal) Journal of Quaternary Science 19 2 120
  55. Davies, S., Wastegård, S., Wohlfarth, B. Extending the limits of the Borrobol Tephra to Scandinavia and detection of new early Holocene tephras Quaternary Research 59 3 345
  56. Mackie, E., Turney, C., Dobbyn, K., Lowe, J., Hill, P., Davies, S. The use of magnetic separation techniques to detect basaltic microtephra in last glacial-interglacial transition (LGIT; 15-10 ka cal. BP) sediment sequences in Scotland SCOTTISH JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY 38 21 30
  57. DAVIES, S., BRANCH, N., LOWE, J., TURNEY, C., Davies, S. Towards a European tephrochronological framework for Termination 1 and the Early Holocene Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 360 1793 767 802
  58. Davies, S., Turney, C., Lowe, J. Identification and significance of a visible, basalt-rich Vedde Ash layer in a Late-glacial sequence on the Isle of Skye, Inner Hebrides, Scotland Journal of Quaternary Science 16 2 99 104