Publications

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[39] Gil-Romera, G., Benito, B.M., Pausas, J.G., González-Sampériz1, P., Camarero, J.J, Svenning, J.C., Valero-Garcés, B. Forest – fire interactions in the Central Pyrenees: a proxy-model comparison for the Lateglacial-Holocene transition. Quaternary International.

*These two co-authors share the first position

2017

[38] Leunda, M., González-Sampériz, P., Gil-Romera, G., Aranbarri, J., Moreno, A., Oliva-Urcia, B., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Valero-Garcés, B., 2017. The Late-Glacial and Holocene Marboré Lake sequence (2612m a.s.l., Central Pyrenees, Spain): Testing high altitude sites sensitivity to millennial scale vegetation and climate variability. Global and Planetary Change. doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2017.08.008

[37]Scott, L., Gil-Romera, G., Marais, E., Brook, G.A., 2017. Pollen in fossil hyrax dung from Marine Isotope Stages 2 and 3 reveals past environments in Namibia. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2017.06.054

[36] Benito, B.M., Svenning, J.-C., Kellberg-Nielsen, T., Riede, F., Gil-Romera, G., Mailund, T., Kjaergaard, P.C., Sandel, B.S., 2017. The ecological niche and distribution of Neanderthals during the Last Interglacial. Journal of Biogeography, 44, 51-61. doi:10.1111/jbi.12845

2016

[35] Marlon, J.R., Kelly, R., Daniau, A.-L., Vannière, B., Power, M.J., Bartlein, P., Higuera, P., Blarquez, O., Brewer, S., Brücher, T., Feurdean, A., Gil-Romera, G., Iglesias, V., Maezumi, S.Y., Magi, B., Courtney Mustaphi, C.J., Zhihai, T., 2016. Reconstructions of biomass burning from sediment-charcoal records to improve data–model comparisons. Biogeosciences 13, 3225–3244. doi:10.5194/bg-13-3225-2016

[34] García-Ruiz, J.M., Sanjuán, Y., Gil-Romera, G., González-Sampériz, P., Beguería, S., Arnáez, J., Coba-Pérez, P., Gómez-Villar, A., Álvarez-Martínez, J., Lana-Renault, N., Pérez-Cardiel, E., López de Calle, C., 2016. Mid and late Holocene forest fires and deforestation in the subalpine belt of the Iberian range, northern Spain. Journal of Mountain Science 13, 1760–1772. doi:10.1007/s11629-015-3763-8

[33] Brewer, S., Giesecke, T., Davis, B.A.S., Finsinger, W., Wolters, S., Binney, H., Beaulieu, J.-L. de, Fyfe, R., Gil-Romera, G., Kühl, N., Kuneš, P., Leydet, M., Bradshaw, R.H., 2016. Late-glacial and Holocene European pollen data. Journal of Maps 0, 1–8. doi:10.1080/17445647.2016.1197613

[32] González-Sampériz, P., Aranbarri, J., Pérez-Sanz, A., Gil-Romera, G., Moreno, A., Leunda, M., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Corella, J.P., Morellón, M., Oliva, B., Valero-Garcés, B., n.d. Environmental and climate change in the southern Central Pyrenees since the Last Glacial Maximum: A view from the lake records. CATENA. doi:10.1016/j.catena.2016.07.041

2015

[31] Marais, E., Scott, L.., Gil-Romera, G., Carrion, J. The potential of palynology in fossil bat-dung from Arnhem Cave, Namibia. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa, 70 (2) 109-115 doi: 10.1080/0035919X.2014.999734

[30] Josu Aranbarri Erkiaga; Penélope González Sampériz; Eneko Iriarte; Ana Moreno; Manuel Rojo; Leonor Pena Chocarro; Blas Valero; María Leunda; Eduardo García-Prieto; Miguel Sevilla Callejo; Graciela Gil-Romera; Donatella Magri; Julio Rodriguez Lázaro. 2015. Human–landscape interactions in the Conquezuela–Ambrona Valley (Soria, continental Iberia): From the early Neolithic land use to the origin of the current oak woodland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatoogy, Palaeoecology. 436, pp. 41 – 57.

2014

[29] Gil-Romera, G., González-Sampériz, P., Lasheras-Álvarez, L., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Moreno, A., Valero-Garcés, B., López-Merino, L., Carrión, J.S., Pérez Sanz, A., Aranbarri, J., García-Prieto Fronce, E., 2014. Biomass-modulated fire dynamics during the last glacial-interglacial transition at the Central Pyrenees (Spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 402, 113–124

[28] Gil-Romera, G., Neumann, F.H., Scott, L., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Fernández-Jalvo, Y., 2014. Pollen taphonomy from hyaena scats and coprolites:Preservation and quantitative differences. Journal of Archaeological Science 46, 89–95

[27] Oliva-Urcia, B., Bartolomé, M., Moreno, A., Gil-Romera, G., Sancho, C., Muñoz, A., Osácar, M.C., 2014. Testing the reliability of detrital cave sediments as recorders of paleomagnetic secular variations, Seso Cave System (Central Pyrenees, Spain). Catena 119, 36–51

[26] Aranbarri, J.,González-Sampériz, P., Valero-Garcés, B., Moreno, A., Gil-Romera, G., Sevilla-Callejo, M., García-Prieto, E., Di Rita, F., Mata, M.P., Morellón, M., Magri, D., Rodríguez-Lázaro, J., Carrión, J.S., 2014. Rapid climatic changes and resilient vegetation during the Lateglacial and Holocene in a continental region of south-western Europe. Global and Planetary Change 114, 50–65

2013

[25] Giesecke, T.,  Basil Davis,  Simon Brewer, Walter Finsinger, Steffen Wolters, Maarten Blaauw, Jacques-Louis de Beaulieu ,  Heather Binney, Ralph M. Fyfe , Marie-José Gaillard , Graciela Gil-Romera, W. O. van der Knaap , Petr Kunes,  Norbert Kühl ,  Jacqueline F. N. van Leeuwen,  Michelle Leydet , André F. Lotter, Elena Ortu,  Malte Semmle, Richard H. W. Bradshaw,  2013. Towards mapping the late Quaternary vegetation change of Europe. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. DOI 10.1007/s00334-012-0390-y

[24] Pérez-Sanz, A., González-Sampériz, P., Moreno, A., Valero-Garcés, B., Gil-Romera, G., Rieradevall, M., Tarrats, P., Lasheras-Álvarez, L., Morellón, M., Belmonte, A., Sancho, C., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Navas, A., 2013. Holocene climate variability, vegetation dynamics and fire regime in the centralPyrenees: The Basa de la Mora sequence (NE Spain). Quaternary Science Reviews 73, 149–169.

[23] Lasheras-Álvarez, L., Pérez-Sanz, A., Gil-Romera, G., González-Sampériz, P., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Valero-Garcés, B., 2013. History of fire and vegetation in a Holocene sequenceof the Central Pyrenees: The Basa de la Mora lake. Cuadernos de Investigacion Geografica 39, 77–95

[22] González-Sampériz, P., García-Prieto, E., Aranbarri, J., Valero-Garcés, B.L., Moreno, A., Gil-Romera, G., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Santos, L., Morellón, M., Mata, P., Andrade, A., Carrión, J.S.2013 Paleoenvironmental reconstruction of the last glacial cycle in the continental Iberia: The Cañizar de Villarquemado sequence (Teruel)  Cuadernos de Investigacion Geografica, 39, 49-76

[21] Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., González-Sampériz, P., Morellón, M., Gil-Romera, G., Pérez-Sanz, A., Valero-Garcés, B., 2013. Diatom and vegetation responsesto late glacial and early holocene climate changes at lake Estanya (southernpyrenees, NE spain). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 392, 335–349

2012

[20] Chase, B.M., Scott, L., Meadows, M.E., Gil-Romera, G., Boom, A., Carr, A.S., Reimer, P.J., Truc, L., Valsecchi, V., Quick, L.J., 2012. Rock hyrax middens: A palaeoenvironmental archive for southern African drylands. Quaternary Science Reviews 56, 107–125.

2011

[19] Gil-Romera, G., Turton, D., Sevilla-Callejo, M., 2011. Landscape change in the lower Omo valley, southwestern Ethiopia: Burning patterns and woody encroachment in the savanna. Journal of Eastern African Studies 5, 108–128.

[18] Vannière, B., M.J. Power, N. Roberts, W. Tinner, J. Carrión, M. Magny, P. Bartlein, D. Colombaroli, A.L. Daniau, W. Finsinger, G. Gil-Romera, P. Kaltenrieder, R. Pini, L. Sadori, R. Turner, V. Valsecchi, and E. Vescovi. Circum-Mediterranean fire activity and climate changes during the mid-Holocene environmental transition (8500-2500 cal. BP), The Holocene 21, 53 -73.

2010

[17] Carrión, J.S., Fernández, S., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Fauquette, S., Gil-Romera, G., González-Sampériz, P., Finlayson, C. (2010) The historical origins of aridity and vegetation degradation in Southeastern Spain. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 731-736.

[16] Gil-Romera, G., Lourdes López-Merino, José S. Carrión, Penélope González-Sampériz, Celia Martín-Puertas, José A. López Sáez, Santiago Fernández, Mercedes García Antón, Vania Stefanova.2010. Interpreting resilience through long-term ecology:potential insights in western Mediterranean landscapes. Open Journal of Ecology 3, 43-53.

[15] Carrión, J.S., Fernández, S., González-Sampériz, P., Gil-Romera, G., Badal, E., Carrión-Marco, Y., López-Merino, L., López-Sáez, J.A., Fierro, E., Burjachs, F., 2010a. Expected trends and surprises in the Lateglacial and Holocene vegetation history of the Iberian Peninsula and Balearic Islands. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 162, 458–475.

[14] Gil-Romera, G., Carrión, J.S., Pausas, J.G., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Lamb, H.F., Fernández, S., Burjachs, F., 2010. Holocene fire activity and vegetation response in South-Eastern Iberia. Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 1082–1092.

[13] Gil-Romera, G., Lamb, H.F., Turton, D., Sevilla-Callejo, M., Umer, M., 2010. Long-term resilience, bush encroachment patterns and local knowledgein a Northeast African savanna. Global Environmental Change 20, 612–626.

[12] Carrión, J.S., Fernández, S., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Fauquette, S., Gil-Romera, G., González-Sampériz, P., Finlayson, C., 2010b. The historical origins of aridity and vegetation degradation in southeastern Spain. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 731–736.

2009

[11] Gil-Romera, G., Carrión, J. S., McClure, S., Schmich, S., Finlayson, C. 2009. Holocene vegetation dynamics in Mediterranean Iberia: historical contingency and climate-human interactions. Journal of Anthropological Research, 65, 271-286.

[10] R.M. Fyfe; J.-L. de Beaulieu; H. Binney; R.H.W. Bradshaw; S. Brewer; A. Le Flao; W. Finsinger; M.-J. Gaillard; T. Giesecke; G. Gil-Romera; E.C. Grimm; B. Huntley; P. Kunes; N. Kühl; M. Leydet; A.F. Lotter; P.E. Tarasov; S. Tonkov. 2009. The European Pollen Database: Past efforts and current activities. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 18 – 5, pp. 417 – 424.

[9] Carrión JS, Fernández S, González-Sampériz P, Leroy SAG, López-Sáez JA, Burjachs F, Gil-Romera G, Rodríguez-Sánchez E, García-Antón M, Gil-García MJ, Parra I, Santos L, López-García P, Yll EI, Dupré M. 2009. Quaternary pollen analysis in the Iberian Peninsula: the value of negative results. Internet Archaeology, 25.

2008

[8] Gil-Romera, G., García Antón, M., Calleja Alarcón, J.A 2008. The Holocene palaeoecological sequence of Serranía de las Villuercas in south-western Spain. Vegetation history and archaeobotany., 17, 653-666.

[7] Carrión, J.S., Finlayson, C., Fernández, S., Finlayson, G., Allué, E., López-Sáez, J.A., López-García, P., Gil-Romera, G., Bailey, G., González-Sampériz, P. 2008. A coastal reservoir of biodiversity for Upper Pleistocene human populations: palaeoecological investigations in Gorham’s Cave (Gibraltar) in the context of the Iberian Peninsula. Quaternary Science Reviews 27, 2118-2135.

2007

[6] Gil-Romera, G., Scott, L., Marais, E., Brook, G.A., 2007. Late Holocene environmental change in the northwestern Namib Desert margin: New fossil pollen evidence from hyrax middens. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 249, 1–17.

[5] J.S. Carrión, L. Scott, A. Arribas, G.Gil-Romera, E. Montoya. 2007. Pleistocene landscapes in Central Iberia inferred from pollen analysis of hyena coprolites. Journal of Quaternary Science. 22, 191-202

[4] Santiago Fernández, José S. Carrión, Noemí Fuentes, Penélope González-Sampériz, Encarna Montoya, Graciela Gil-Romera, Gerardo Vega-Toscano, José A. Riquelme. 2007. The Holocene and Upper Pleistocene pollen sequence of Carihuela Cave, southern Spain. GeoBios. 40. 75-90.

2006

[3] M. García Antón, G. Gil Romera, J.L Pagés, A. Alonso Millán. 2006. The Holocene pollen record in the Villaviciosa estuary (Asturias, North of Spain) in relation to changes in sea level. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 237, 280-292.

[2] Gil-Romera, G., L. Scott, E. Marais, G. Brook. 2006 Middle to late Holocene moisture changes in the desert of northwest Namibia derived from fossil hyrax dung pollen. The Holocene.16, 1073-1084

2005

[1] Carrión, J.S., Gil-Romera, G., E.Rodríguez, N.Fuentes, M.García-Antón, A. Arribas. 2005. Palynology of badger coprolitos from Central Spain. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 226, 259– 271.