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Publikationen (peer-review)



  • Braig, E., Mayr, C., Kirchner, G., Hofmann, A., Raeder, U., Melzer, A., 2013. 50 years of eutrophication and lake restoration reflected in sedimentary carbon and nitrogen isotopes of a small hardwater lake (S-Germany). Journal of Limnology 72: 262-279
  • Kliem, P., Buylaert, J.P., Hahn, A., Mayr, C., Murray, A.S., Ohlendorf, C., Veres, D., Wastegard, S., Zolitschka, B., PASADO Science Team, 2013. Magnitude, geomorphologic response and climate links of lake level oscillations at Laguna Potrok Aike, Patagonian steppe (Argentina). Quaternary Science Reviews 71: 131-146.
  • MartĂ­nez, J.I., Mayr, C., Yokoyama, Y., Velez, M.I., Battarbee, R.W., 2013. The San Nicolás succession of the Cauca paleolake: a late Holocene laminated ria lake record from the Neotropics. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 287-300.
  • Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A., Wagner, S., Wissel, H., Ohlendorf, C., Haberzettl, T., Oehlerich, M., Schaebitz, F., Wille, M., Zhu, J., Zolitschka, B., 2013. Intensified Southern Hemisphere Westerlies regulated atmospheric CO2 during the last deglaciation. Geology 41: 831-834.
  • Oehlerich, M., Mayr, C.C., Griesshaber, E., LĂĽcke, A., Oeckler, O.M., Ohlendorf, C., Schmahl, W., Zolitschka, B., 2013. Ikaite precipitation in a lacustrine environment – implications for palaeoclimatic studies using carbonates from Laguna Potrok Aike (Patagonia, Argentina). Quaternary Science Reviews 71: 46-53.
  • Oehlerich, M., Baumer, M., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., 2013. Effects of organic matter on carbonate stable isotope ratios - implications for analyses of bulk sediments. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 27: 707-712.
  • Ohlendorf, C., Fey, M., Gebhardt, C., Haberzettl, T., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, A., Schaebitz, F., Wille, M., Zolitschka, B., 2013. Mechanisms of lake-level change at Laguna Potrok Aike (Argentina) - insights from hydrological balance calculations. Quaternary Science Reviews 71: 27-45.
  • Schäbitz, F. , Wille, M., Francois, J.-P., Haberzettl, T., Quintana, F., Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A., Ohlendorf, C., Mancini, V., Paez, M.M., Prieto, A.R., Zolitschka, B., 2013. Reconstrucion of paleoprecipitation based on pollen transfer functions - the record of the last 16 ka from Laguna Potrok Aike, southern Patagonia. Quaternary Science Reviews 71: 175-190.
  • Veit-Köhler, G., Guilini, K., Peeken, I., Quillfeldt, P., Mayr, C., 2013. Carbon and nitrogen stable isotope signatures of deep-sea meiofauna follow oceanographic gradients across the Southern Ocean. Progress in Oceanography 110: 69-79.
  • Vuillemin, A., Ariztegui, D., De Coninck, A.S., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Schubert, C., PASADO Scienitific Team, 2013. Origin and significance of diagentic concretions of Laguna Potrok Aike sediments. Journal of Paleolimnology 50: 275-291.
  • Zhu, J., LĂĽcke, A., Wissel, H., MĂĽller, D., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Zolitschka, B., 2013. The last Glacial–Interglacial transition in Patagonia, Argentina: the stable isotope record of bulk sedimentary organic matter from Laguna Potrok Aike. Quaternary Science Reviews 71: 46-53.


  • Agerer, R., Christan, J., Mayr, C., Hobbie, E., 2012. Isotopic signatures and trophic status of Ramaria. Mycological Progress 11: 47-59.
  • Beck, A., Mayr, C., im Druck, 2012. Nitrogen and carbon isotope variability in the green-algal lichen Xanthoris parietina and their implications on mycobiont-photobiont interactions. Ecology and Evolution. doi: 10.1002/ece3.417
  • Heyng, A.M., Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A., Striewski, B., WastegĂĄrd, S., Wissel, H., 2012. Holocene environmental changes reflected in organic isotope record from Lake Pupuke, New Zealand. Journal of Paleolimnology 48: 351-366.
  • Recasens, C., Ariztegui, D., Gebhardt, C., Gogorza, C., Haberzettl, T., Hahn, A., Kliem, P., LisĂ©-Pronovost, A., LĂĽcke, A., Maidana, N.I., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., St-Onge, G., Wille, M., Zolitschka, B., PASADO Science Team, 2012. New insights into hydrological changes in Laguna Potrok Aike, Southern Patagonia, since the Late Pleistocene: the PASADO multiproxy record. The Holocene 22: 1323-1335.

  • Wild, C., Laforsch, C., Mayr, C., FuĂź, R., Niggl, W., 2012. Effect of water currents on organic matter release by two scleractinian corals. Aquatic Ecology 46: 335-341.


  • Mayr, C., Försterra, G., Häussermann, V., Wunderlich, A., Grau, J., Zieringer, M., Altenbach, A.V., 2011. Stable isotope variability in a Chilean food-web: implications for N- and C-cycles. Marine Ecology Progress Series 428: 89-104.
  • Altenbach, A.V., Leiter, C., Mayr, C., Struck, U., Hiss, M., Radic, A., 2011. Carbon and nitrogen isotopic fractionation in foraminifera: signatures from anoxia, p. 519-535. In: A. Altenbach, J. Bernhard, J. Seckbach (Eds.), Anoxia: Paleontological Strategies and Evidence for Eukaryote Survival and Paleontological Strategies. Book Series: Cellular Origins, Life in Extreme Habitats and Astrobiology. Springer.


  • Kastner, S., Ohlendorf, C., Haberzettl, T., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Maidana, N.I., Schäbitz, F., Zolitschka, B., 2010. Southern hemispheric westerlies control the spatial distribution of modern sediments in Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina. - Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 887-902.
  • Naumann, M.S., Mayr, C., Struck, U., Wild, C., 2010. Coral mucus stable isotope composition and labeling: experimental evidence for mucus uptake by epizoic acoelomorph worms. - Marine Biology 157: 2521-2531.
  • Haas, A.F., Naumann, M.S., Struck, U., Mayr, C., el-Zibdah, M., Wild, C., 2010. Organic matter release by coral reef associated benthic algae in the Northern Red Sea. - Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 389: 53-60.
  • Kastner, S., Enters, D., Ohlendorf, C., Haberzettl, T., Kuhn, G., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Reyss, J.-L., Wastegard, S., Zolitschka, B., 2010.  Reconstructing 2000 years of hydrological variation derived from laminated proglacial sediments of Lago del Desierto at the eastern margin of the South Patagonian Ice Field, Argentina. - Global and Planetary Change 72: 201-214.
  • Naumann, M.S., Haas, A., Struck, U., Mayr, C., el-Zibdah, M., Wild, C., 2010. Organic matter release by dominant hermatypic corals of the Northern Red Sea. - Coral Reefs 29: 649-659.
  • Enters, D., Behling, H., Mayr, C., Dupont, L., Zolitschka, B., 2010. Holocene environmental dynamics of south-eastern Brazil recorded in laminated sediments of Lago Aleixo. - Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 265-277.
  • Bahlmann, E., Bernasconi, S.M., Bouillon, S., Houtekamer, M., Korntheuer, M., Langenberg, F., Mayr, C., Metzke, M., Middelburg, J.J., Nagel, B., Struck, U., VoĂź, M., Emeis, K.-C., 2010. Performance evaluation of nitrogen isotope ratio determination in marine and lacustrine sediments: An inter-laboratory comparison. - Organic Geochemistry 41: 3-12.


  • Wild, C., Haas, A., Naumann, M., Mayr, C., El-Zibdah, M., 2009. Comparative investigation of organic matter release by corals and benthic reef algae - implications for pelagic and benthic microbial metabolism. - Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, USA: 1319-1323.
  • Niggl, W., Glas, M., Laforsch, C., Mayr, C., Wild, C., 2009. First evidence of coral bleaching stimulating organic matter release. - Proceedings of the 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, USA: 905-910.
  • Wild, C., Wehrmann, L., Mayr, C., Schöttner, S.I., Allers, E., Lundälv, T., 2009. Microbial degradation of cold-water coral-derived organic matter: potential implication for organic C cycling in the water column above Tisler Reef. - Aquatic Biology 7: 71-80.
  • Fey, M., Korr, C., Maidana, N.I., Carrevedo, M.L., Dietrich, S., Corbella, H., Haberzettl, T., Kuhn, G., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Zolitschka B., 2009. Palaeoenvironmental changes during the last 1600 years inferred from the sediment record of a cirque lake in southern Patagonia (Laguna Las Vizcachas, Argentina). - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 281: 363-375.
  • Haberzettl, T., Anselmetti, F.S., Bowen, S.W., Fey, M., Mayr, C., Zolitschka, B., Ariztegui, D., Mauz, B., Ohlendorf, C., Kastner, S., LĂĽcke, A., Schäbitz, F., Wille, M., 2009. Late Pleistocene dust deposition in the Patagonian steppe - extending and refining the paleoenvironmental and tephrochronological record from Laguna Potrok Aike back to 55 ka. - Quaternary Science Reviews 28: 2927-2939.
  • Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A., Maidana, N.I., Wille, M., Haberzettl, T., Corbella, H., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Fey, M., Jansen, S., Zolitschka, B., 2009. Isotopic and geochemical fingerprints of lacustrine organic matter sources reflect environmental changes during the last 16,000 years in semi-arid Patagonia. - Journal of Paleolimnology 42: 81-102.
  • Striewski, B., Mayr, C., Flenley, J., Naumann, R., LĂĽcke, A., 2009. Multi-proxy evidence of late Holocene human-induced environmental changes at Lake Pupuke, Auckland (New Zealand). - Quaternary International 202: 69-93.


  • Wild, C., Mayr, C., Schöttner, S., Wehrmann, L., Naumann, M., Hoffmann, F., Rapp, T. (2008). Organic matter release by cold water corals and its implication for fauna-microbe interaction. - Marine Ecology Progress Series 372: 67-75.
  • Haberzettl, T., KĂĽck, B., Wulf, S., Anselmetti, F., Ariztegui, D., Fey, M., Janssen, S., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G.H., Wille, M., Zolitschka, B. (2008). Hydrological variability and explosive volcanic activity in southeastern Patagonia during Oxygen Isotope Stage 3 and the Holocene inferred from lake sediments of Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 259: 213-229.
  • Wissel, H., Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A. (2008): A new approach for the isolation of cellulose from aquatic plant tissue and freshwater sediments for stable isotope analysis. - Organic Geochemistry 39: 1545-1561.


  • Haberzettl., T., Mayr, C., Wille, M., Zolitschka, B. (2007): Linkages between southern hemisphere westerlies and hydrological changes in semi-arid Patagonia during the last 16,000 years. - PAGES News 15 (2), 22-23.
  • Haberzettl, T., Corbella, H., Fey, M., Janssen, S., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G.H., Wille, M., Wulf, S., Zolitschka, B. (2007): Late Glacial and Holocene wet-dry cycles in southern Patagonia: chronology, sedimentology and geochemistry of a lacustrine record from Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina. - The Holocene 17: 297-311.
  • Mayr, C., Wille, M., Haberzettl, T., Fey, M., Janssen, S., LĂĽcke, A., Ohlendorf, C., Oliva, G., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G.H. & Zolitschka, B. (2007): Holocene variability of the Southern Hemisphere westerlies in Argentinean Patagonia (52°S). - Quaternary Science Reviews 26: 579-584.
  • Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A., Stichler, W., Trimborn, P., Ercolano, B., Oliva, G., Ohlendorf, C., Soto, J., Fey, M., Haberzettl, T., Janssen, S., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G.H., Wille, M. & Zolitschka, B. (2007): Precipitation origin and evaporation of lakes in semi-arid Patagonia (Argentina) inferred from stable isotopes (δ18O, δ2H). - Journal of Hydrology 334: 53-63.
  • Messyasz, B., Maidana, N.I., Mayr, C., LĂĽcke, A. (2007): Summer phytoplankton and the hydrochemistry of the crater lake Laguna Azul (Santa Cruz, Argentina). - Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, Supplement 1, “Phycologica Polonica”: 95-105.
  • Wagner, S., Widmann, M., Jones, J., Haberzettl, T., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F. & Zolitschka, B. (2007): Transient simulations, empirical reconstructions and forcing mechanisms for the Mid-Holocene hydrological climate in Southern Patagonia. - Climate Dynamics 29: 333-355.
  • Wille, M., Maidana, N. I., Schäbitz, F., Fey, M., Haberzettl, T., Janssen, S., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schleser, G. H., Zolitschka, B. (2007): Vegetation and climate dynamics in southern South America: the microfossil record of Laguna Potrok Aike, Santa Cruz, Argentina. - Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 146: 234-246.


  • Haberzettl, T., Wille, M., Fey, M., Janssen, S., LĂĽcke, A., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G.H. & Zolitschka, B. (2006): Environmental change and fire history of southern Patagonia (Argentina) during the last five centuries.- Quaternary International 158: 72-82.
  • Zolitschka, B., Schäbitz, F., LĂĽcke, A., Corbella, H., Ercolano, B., Fey, M., Haberzettl, T., Janssen, S., Maidana, N., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Oliva, G., Paez, M.M., Schleser, G.H., Soto, J., Tiberi, P. & Wille, M. (2006): Crater lakes of the Pali Aike Volcanic Field as key sites for paleoclimatic and paleoecological reconstructions in southern Patagonia, Argentina.- Journal of South American Earth Sciences 21: 294-309.


  • Haberzettl, T., Fey, M., LĂĽcke, A,. Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G.H., Wille, M., Zolitschka, B. (2005): Lake level changes and Medieval Climate Anomaly as reflected by sediments of Laguna Potrok Aike, southern Patagonia (Argentina). Journal of Paleolimnology 33: 283-302.
  • Mayr, C., Fey, M., Haberzettl, T., Janssen, S., LĂĽcke, A., Maidana, N.I., Ohlendorf, C., Schäbitz, F., Schleser, G., Struck, U., Wille, M. & Zolitschka, B. (2005): Palaeoenvironmental changes in southern Patagonia during the last millennium recorded in lake sediments from Laguna Azul.- Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 228: 203-227.


  • Mayr, C., Trimborn, P., Lipp, J., Grams, T.E.E., Graf, W., Payer, H.-D., Stichler, W. (2004): Climate information from stable hydrogen and carbon isotopes of C3 plants- growth chamber experiments and field observations. In: Fischer, H., T. Kumke, G. Lohmann, G. Flöser, H. Miller, H. von Storch, & J.F.W. Negendank (Hrsg.): The climate in historical times: Towards a synthesis of Holocene proxy data and climate models. Springer: 263-279.


  • Mayr, C., Frenzel, B., Friedrich, M., Spurk, M., Stichler, W., Trimborn, P. (2003): Stable carbon- and hydrogen-isotope ratios of subfossil oaks in southern Germany: methodology and application to a composite record for the Holocene. The Holocene 13: 393-402.
  • Schäbitz, F., Paez, M.M., Mancini, M.V., Quintana, F.A., Wille, M., Corbella, H., Haberzettl, T., LĂĽcke, A., Prieto, A.R., Maidana, N., Mayr, C., Ohlendorf, C., Schleser, G.H., Zolitschka, B. (2003): Estudios paleoambientales en lagos volcánicos de Pali Aike, sur de Patagonia (Argentina): palinologĂ­a. Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales 5: 301-316.


  • Mayr, C., ThĂĽmmler, B., Windmaier, G., Altenbach, A.V., Köhler, H., Tiedemann, R. (1999): New data about the Maastrichtian/Danian transition in the southern Pyrenees (Ager Basin, Catalonia, Spain). Revista Espanola de MicropaleontologĂ­a 31: 357-368.
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