Professor Simon Blockley

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    A compilation of Western European terrestrial records 60-8kaBP: Towards an understanding of latitudinal climatic gradients

    Data contributors, 15 Dec 2014, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 106, p. 167-185 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A new and less destructive laboratory procedure for the physical separation of distal glass tephra shards from sediments

    Blockley, S., Pyne-O’Donnell, S. D. F., Lowe, J., Matthews, I., Stone, A., Pollard, A. M., Turney, C. S. M. & Molyneux, E. G., Sep 2005, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 24, 16-17, p. 1952-1960 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A new contribution to the Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphy of the Mediterranean: Aegean Sea core LC21

    Satow, C., Tomlinson, E. L., Grant, K. M., Albert, P. G., Smith, V. C., Manning, C. J., Ottolini, L., Wulf, S., Rohling, E. J., Lowe, J. J., Blockley, S. P. E. & Menzies, M. A., 1 Jun 2015, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 117, p. 96-112 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A regional tephrostratigraphic framework for central and southern European climate archives during the Last Glacial to Interglacial transition: comparisons north and south of the Alps

    Lane, C. S., Blockley, S. P. E., Lotter, A. F., Finsinger, W., Fillippi, M. L. & Matthews, I. P., 12 Mar 2012, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 36, p. 50-58 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    A revised chronology for the adoption of agriculture in the Southern Levant and the role of Lateglacial climatic change

    Blockley, S. P. E. & Pinhasi, R., Jan 2011, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 30, 1-2, p. 98-108 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    A stratigraphic framework for abrupt climatic changes during the Last Glacial period based on three synchronized Greenland ice-core records: refining and extending the INTIMATE event stratigraphy

    Rasmussen, S., Bigler, M., Blockley, S., Blunier, T., Buchardt, S., Clausen, H., Cvijanovic, I., Dahl-Jensen, D., Johnsen, S., Fischer, H., Gkinis, V., Guillevic, M., Hoek, W., Lowe, J., Pedro, J., Popp, T., Seierstad, I. K., Steffensen, J. P., Svensson, A., Vallelonga, P. & 4 others, Vinther, B., Walker, M. J. C., Wheatley, J. & Winstrup, M., 15 Dec 2014, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 106, p. 14-28

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Age modelling of late Quaternary marine sequences in the Adriatic: towards improved precision and accuracy using volcanic event stratigraphy

    Lowe, J. J., Blockley, S., Trincardi, F., Asioli, A., Cattaneo, A., Matthews, I. P., Pollard, M. & Wulf, S., 1 Feb 2007, In : Continental Shelf Research. 27, 3-4, p. 560-582 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Bayesian analysis of radiocarbon chronologies: examples from the European Late-glacial

    Blockley, S. P. E., Lowe, J. J., Walker, M. J. C., Asioli, A., Trincardi, F., Coope, G. R., Donahue, R. E., Pollard, A. M. & Blockley, S., Feb 2004, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 19, 2, p. 159-175 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Building and testing age models for radiocarbon dates in Lateglacial and Early Holocene sediments

    Blockley, S. P. E., Blaauw, M., Ramsey, C. B., van der Plicht, J. & Blockley, S., Aug 2007, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 26, 15-16, p. 1915-1926 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Calibration commentary

    Blockley, S. P. E. & Housley, R. A., 2009, In : Radiocarbon. 51, 1, p. 287-290 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Chemical alteration of tephra in the depositional environment: theoretical stability modelling

    Pollard, A. M., Blockley, S. P. E., Ward, K. R. & Blockley, S., Jul 2003, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 18, 5, p. 385-394 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Climate Research

    Blockley, S., Matthews, I., Palmer, A., Candy, I., Kearney, R., Langdon, P., Langdon, C., Abrook, A., Lincoln, P., Farry, A., Darvill, C. & Deeprose, L., 2018, Star Carr Volume 2: Studies in the Technology, Subsistence and Environment. Milner, N., Taylor, B. & Conneller, C. (eds.). York: York: White Rose University Press, Vol. 2. p. 113-123

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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    Climate, Environment and Lake Flixton

    Taylor, B., Blockley, S., Candy, I., Langdon, P., Palmer, A., Matthews, I., Bayliss, A. & Milner, N., 2018, Star Carr Volume 1: a persistent place in a changing world. Milner, N., Conneller, C. & Taylor, B. (eds.). York: York: White Rose University Press, Vol. 1. p. 41-54

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  14. Published

    Climatic Range (MCR) Temperature reconstructions from beetles using a novel type of ubiquity analysis

    Blockley, S., Bray, P. J., Elias, S., Pollard, A. M., Lowe, J. & Dadswell, L. F., 2006, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 25, p. 1865-1876

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Constraints on the Timing of Explosive Volcanism at Aso and Aira Calderas (Japan) Between 50 and 30 ka: New Insights From the Lake Suigetsu Sedimentary Record (SG14 Core)

    SG14 Project Members, Aug 2020, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 21, 8, p. 1-21 21 p., e2019GC008874.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Coupled U-series and OSL dating of a Late Pleistocene cave sediment sequence, Morocco, North Africa: Significance for constructing Palaeolithic chronologies

    Clark-Balzan, L., Candy, I., Schwenninger, J-L., Bouzouggar, A., Blockley, S., Nathan, R. & Barton, N., Oct 2012, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 12, p. 53-64 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Dating human occupation and adaptation in the southern European last glacial refuge: The chronostratigraphy of Grotta del Romito (Italy)

    Blockley, S., Pellegrini, M., Colonese, A. C., Lo Vetro, D., Albert, P. G., Brauer, A., Di Giuseppe, Z., Evans, A., Harding, P., Lee-Thorp, J., Lincoln, P., Martini, F., Pollard, M., Smith, V. & Donahue, R., 15 Mar 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 184, p. 5-25 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Developing a Holocene tephrostratigraphy for northern Japan using the sedimentary record from Lake Kushu, Rebun Island

    Chen, X., Mclean, D., Blockley, S., Tarasov, P., Xu, Y-G. & Menzies, M., 1 Jul 2019, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 215, p. 272-292 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Developing a robust tephrochronological framework for Late Quaternary marine records in the Southern Adriatic Sea: new data from core station SA03-11

    Matthews, I., Trincardi, F., Lowe, J., Bourne, A., MacLeod, A., Abbott, P. A., Andersen, N., Asioli, A., Blockley, S., Lane, C. S., Oh, Y. A., Satow, C., Staff, R. & Wulf, S., 15 Jun 2015, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 118, p. 84–104 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Devensian lateglacial environmental changes in Britain: a multi-proxy environmental record from Llanilid, South Wales, UK

    Walker, M. J. C., Coope, G. R., Sheldrick, C., Turney, C. S. M., Lowe, J. J., Blockley, S. P. E., Harkness, D. D. & Blockley, S., Mar 2003, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 22, 5-7, p. 475-520 46 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Distal tephra record for the last ca 105,000 years from core PRAD 1-2 in the central Adriatic Sea: implications for marine tephrostratigraphy

    Bourne, A. J., Lowe, J. J., Trincardi, F., Asioli, A., Blockley, S. P. E., Wulf, S., Matthews, I. P., Piva, A. & Vigliotti, L., Nov 2010, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 29, 23-24, p. 3079-3094 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Distal volcanic ash layers in the Lateglacial Interstadial (GI-1): problems of stratigraphic discrimination

    Pyne-O'Donnell, S. D. F., Blockley, S., Turney, C. S. M. & Lowe, J. J., Jan 2008, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 27, 1-2, p. 72-84 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Early Levallois technology and the Lower to Middle Paleolithic transition in the Southern Caucasus

    Adler, D., Wilkinson, K., Blockley, S., Mark, D., Pinhasi, R., Schmidt-Magee, B., Nahapetyan, S., Mallol, C., Berna, F., Glauberman, P., Raczynski-Henk, Y., Wales, N., Frahm, E., Jöris, O., MacLeod, A., Smith, V. C., Cullen, V. L. & Gasparian, B., 26 Sep 2014, In : Science. 345, 6204, p. 1609-1613 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Evidence for the presence of the Vedde Ash in Central Europe

    Blockley, S. P. E., Lane, C. S., Lotter, A. F., Pollard, A. M. & Blockley, S., Dec 2007, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 26, 25-28, p. 3030-3036 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    First evidence of cryptotephra in palaeoenvironmental records associated with Norse occupation sites in Greenland

    Blockley, S. P. E., Edwards, K. J., Schofield, J. E., Pyne-O'Donnell, S. D. F., Jensen, B. J. L., Matthews, I., Cook, G. T., Wallace, K. L. & Froese, D., Apr 2015, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 27, p. 145-157 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Geochemical characterization of Quaternary tephras from the Campanian Province, Italy

    Turney, C. S. M., Blockley, S. P. E., Lowe, J. J., Wulf, S., Branch, N. P., Mastrolorenzo, G., Swindle, G., Nathan, R. & Pollard, A. M., Feb 2008, In : Quaternary International. 178, p. 288-305 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Holocene tephrostratigraphic framework and monsoon evolution of East Asia: Key tephra beds for synchronising palaeoclimate records

    Chen, X. Y., Blockley, S. P. E., Xu, Y. G. & Menzies, M. A., 15 Aug 2020, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 242, 17 p., 106467.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Ice-dammed lateral lake and epishelf lake insights into Holocene dynamics of Marguerite Trough Ice Stream and George VI Ice Shelf, Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula

    Davies, B., Hambrey, M. J., Glasser, N. F., Holt, T., Rodes, A., Smellie, J. L., Carrivick, J. L. & Blockley, S., 1 Dec 2017, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 177, p. 189–219 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Improved age estimates for key Late Quaternary European tephra horizons in the RESET lattice

    Bronk Ramsey, C., Albert, P., Blockley, S., Hardiman, M., Housley, R., Lane, C. S., Lee, S., Matthews, I., Smith, V. C. & Lowe, J., 15 Jun 2015, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 118, p. 18-32 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Improved age modelling and high-precision age estimates of late Quaternary tephras, for accurate palaeoclimate reconstruction

    Blockley, S. P. E., Ramsey, C. B. & Pyle, D. M., 20 Oct 2008, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 177, 1, p. 251-262 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Improved age modelling approaches as exemplified by the revised chronology for the Central European varved lake Soppensee

    Blockley, S. P. E., Ramsey, C. B., Lane, C. S. & Lotter, A. F., Jan 2008, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 27, 1-2, p. 61-71 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Initial Mediterranean response to major climate reorganization during the last interglacial-glacial transition

    Martin Puertas, C., Lauterbach, S., Allen, J. R. M., Perez, M., Blockley, S., Wulf, S., Huntley, B. & Brauer, A., 1 Jul 2019, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 215, p. 232-241 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Integrating timescales with time-transfer functions: A practical approach for an INTIMATE database

    Bronk Ramsey, C., Albert, P., Blockley, S., Hardiman, M., Lane, C., Macleod, A., Matthews, I. P., Muscheler, R., Palmer, A. & Staff, R. A., 15 Dec 2014, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 106, p. 67-80 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Integrating timescales with time-transfer functions: a practical approach for an INTIMATE database

    Bronk Ramsey, C., Albert, P., Blockley, S., Hardiman, M., Lane, C., MacLeod, A., Matthews, I., Muscheler, R., Palmer, A. & Staff, R., 2014, In : Quaternary Science Reviews.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Late Holocene vegetation and palaeoenvironmental history of the Dunadd area, Argyll, Scotland: chronology of events

    Housley, R. A., Blockley, S. P. E., Matthews, I. P., MacLeod, A., Lowe, J. J., Ramsay, S., Miller, J. J. & Campbell, E. N., Mar 2010, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 37, 3, p. 577-593 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Lateglacial and early Holocene palaeoenvironmental 'events' in Sluggan Bog, Northern Ireland: comparisons with the Greenland NGRIP GICC05 event stratigraphy

    Walker, M., Lowe, J., Blockley, S., Bryant, C., Coombes, P., Davies, S., Hardiman, M., Turney, C. & Watson, J., 2012, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 36, p. 124-138 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Modes of climate variability: Synthesis and review of proxy-based reconstructions through the Holocene

    Hernández, A., Martin-Puertas, C., Moffa-Sánchez, P., Moreno-Chamarro, E., Ortega, P., Blockley, S., Cobb, K. M., Comas-Bru, L., Giralt, S., Goosse, H., Luterbacher, J., Martrat, B., Muscheler, R., Parnell, A., Pla-Rabes, S., Sjolte, J., Scaife, A. A., Swingedouw, D., Wise, E. & Xu, G., Oct 2020, In : Earth-Science Reviews. 209, 31 p., 103286.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Pleistocene volcanism and the geomorphological record of the Hrazdan valley, central Armenia: linking landscape dynamics and the Palaeolithic record

    Sherriff, J., Blockley, S. & Timms, R., 15 Dec 2019, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 226, p. 1-26 26 p., 105994.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Radiocarbon calibration and Late Glacial occupation in northwest Europe

    Blockley, S. P. E., Donahue, R. E., Pollard, A. M. & Blockley, S., Mar 2000, In : Antiquity. 74, 283, p. 112-121 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Rapid human response to Late Glacial climate change: A reply to Housley et al. (2000)

    Blockley, S. P. E., Donahue, R. E., Pollard, A. M. & Blockley, S., Jun 2000, In : Antiquity. 74, 284, p. 427-428 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Reevaluating the Age of the Iberomaurusian in Morocco

    Bouzouggar, A., Barton, R. N. E., Blockley, S., Bronk-Ramsey, C., Collcutt, S. N., Gale, R., Higham, T. F. G., Humphrey, L. T., Parfitt, S., Turner, E., Ward, S. & Blockley, S., Jun 2008, In : African Archaeological Review. 25, 1-2, p. 319 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Refining mutual climatic range (MCR) quantitative estimates of palaeotemperature using ubiquity analysis

    Bray, P. J., Blockley, S., Coope, G. R., Dadswell, L. F., Elias, S. A., Lowe, J. J. & Pollard, A. M., Aug 2006, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 25, 15-16, p. 1865-1876 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Refining the eruptive history of Ulleungdo and Changbaishan volcanoes (East Asia) over the last 86 kyrs using distal sedimentary records

    McLean, D., Albert, P. G., Suzuki, T., Nakagawa, T., Kimura, J. I., Chang, Q., Macleod, A., Blockley, S., Staff, R. A., Yamada, K., Kitaba, I., Haraguchi, T., Kitagawa, J. & Smith, V. C., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. 389, p. 1-16 16 p., 106669.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Reply to the comment on "Some numerical considerations in the geochemical analysis of distal microtephra", by Nicholas J.G. Pearce, Charles A. Bendall and John A. Westgate

    Pollard, A. M., Blockley, S. P. E., Lane, C. S. & Blockley, S., May 2008, In : Applied Geochemistry. 23, 5, p. 1365-1366 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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    Revisiting the Y-3 tephrostratigraphic marker: A new diagnostic glass geochemistry, age estimate, and details on its climatostratigraphical context

    Albert, P. G., Hardiman, M., Keller, J., Tomlinson, E. L., Smith, V. C., Bourne, A. J., Wulf, S., Zanchetta, G., Sulpizio, R., Müller, U. C., Pross, J., Ottolini, L., Matthews, I. P., Blockley, S. P. E. & Menzies, M. A., 2015, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 118, p. 105-121 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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    Scales of analysis: Evidence of fish and fish processing at Star Carr

    Robson, H. K., Little, A., Jones, A. K. G., Blockley, S., Candy, I., Matthews, I., Palmer, A., Schreve, D., Tong, E., Pomstra, D., Fletcher, L., Hausmann, N., Taylor, B., Conneller, C. & Milner, N., Feb 2018, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 17, p. 895-903 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Scottish early Holocene vegetation dynamics based on pollen and tephra records from Inverlair and Loch Etteridge, Inverness-shire

    Kelly, T. J., Hardiman, M., Lovelady, M., Lowe, J. J., Matthews, I. P. & Blockley, S. P. E., Feb 2017, In : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 128, 1, p. 125-135 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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