Francisco Javier Sierro Sánchez

CATEDRÁTICO DEL DEPARTAMENTO DE GEOLOGÍA DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE SALAMANCA.

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Investigación

Paleoceanografía, Cambio climático, Clima del pasado, Micropaleontología, Bioestratigrafía, Foraminíferos.

Docencia
  • GRADO EN GEOLOGÍA

Macropaleontología

Micropaleontología

Paleoceanografía

  • GRADO EN CIENCIAS AMBIENTALES

Oceanografía

  • GRADO EN BIOLOGÍA

Oceanografía Descriptiva

  • MÁSTER EN CIENCIAS DE LA TIERRA: GEOLOGÍA AMBIENTAL Y APLICADA

Cambio global

Cambios climáticos en la historia de la Tierra: Investigaciones paleoclimáticas

  • TERCER CICLO DE GEOLOGÍA

Investigaciones Micropaleontológicas En Cuencas Marinas Cenozoicas.

Bioestratigrafía De Alta Resolución. Paleoceanografía Neógeno- Cuaternario. Trabajo de investigación.

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PUBLICACIONES

Publicaciones (ISI web of knowlege)
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-4714-2008


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2017


Capella, W., Matenco, L., Dmitrieva, E., Roest, W.M.J., Hessels, S., Hssain, M., Chakor-Alami, A., Sierro, F.J., Krijgsman, W. Thick-skinned tectonics closing the Rifian Corridor. (2017) Tectonophysics, 710-711, pp. 249-265.

DOI: 10.1016/j.tecto.2016.09.028

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Capella, W., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Flecker, R., Hilgen, F.J., Hssain, M., Kouwenhoven, T.J., van Oorschot, M., Sierro, F.J., Stow, D.A.V., Trabucho-Alexandre, J., Tulbure, M.A., de Weger, W., Yousfi, M.Z., Krijgsman, W. Sandy contourite drift in the late Miocene Rifian Corridor (Morocco): Reconstruction of depositional environments in a foreland-basin seaway. (2017) Sedimentary Geology, 355, pp. 31-57.
DOI: 10.1016/j.sedgeo.2017.04.004

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García-Gallardo, Á., Grunert, P., Van der Schee, M., Sierro, F.J., Jiménez-Espejo, F.J., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Piller, W.E. Benthic foraminifera-based reconstruction of the first Mediterranean-Atlantic exchange in the early Pliocene Gulf of Cadiz. (2017) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 472, pp. 93-107.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.02.009

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Reghizzi, M., Gennari, R., Douville, E., Lugli, S., Manzi, V., Montagna, P., Roveri, M., Sierro, F.J., Taviani, M. Isotope stratigraphy (87Sr/86Sr, δ18O, δ13C) of the Sorbas basin (Betic Cordillera, Spain): Paleoceanographic evolution across the onset of the Messinian salinity crisis. (2017) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 469, pp. 60-73.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.12.039

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Rigual-Hernández, A.S., Colmenero-Hidalgo, E., Martrat, B., Bárcena, M.A., de Vernal, A., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Grimalt, J.O., Henry, M., Lucchi, R.G. Svalbard ice sheet decay after the last glacial maximum new insights from micropalaeontological and organic biomarker paleoceanographical reconstructions. (2017) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 465, pp. 225-236.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.10.034

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Tulbure, M.A., Capella, W., Barhoun, N., Flores, J.A., Hilgen, F.J., Krijgsman, W., Kouwenhoven, T., Sierro, F.J., Yousfi, M.Z. Age refinement and basin evolution of the North Rifian Corridor (Morocco): No evidence for a marine connection during the Messinian Salinity Crisis. (2017) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, . Article in Press.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.06.031

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2016


Vallejo, D.F., Flores, J.-A., Plata, A., Trejos, R., Pardo, A., Sierro, F.J., Bárcena, M.Á. Low-latitude miocene calcareous and siliceous microfossil biostratigraphy from NW South America: Ladrilleros-Juanchaco Section, colombian Pacific .(2016) Ameghiniana, 53 (6), pp. 629-644.

DOI: 10.5710/AMGH.11.08.2016.2978

van der Schee, M., Sierro, F.J., Jiménez-Espejo, F.J., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Flecker, R., Flores, J.A., Acton, G., Gutjahr, M., Grunert, P., García-Gallardo, Á., Andersen, N. Evidence of early bottom water current flow after the Messinian Salinity Crisis in the Gulf of Cadiz. (2016) Marine Geology, 380, pp. 315-329.
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2016.04.005

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Cortina, A., Grimalt, J.O., Rigual-Hernández, A., Ballegeer, A.-M., Martrat, B., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A. The impact of ice-sheet dynamics in western Mediterranean environmental conditions during Terminations. An approach based on terrestrial long chain n-alkanes deposited in the upper slope of the Gulf of Lions. (2016) Chemical Geology, 430, pp. 21-33.
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemgeo.2016.03.015

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Cortina, A., Grimalt, J.O., Martrat, B., Rigual-Hernández, A., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A. Anomalous SST warming during MIS 13 in the Gulf of Lions (northwestern Mediterranean Sea). (2016) Organic Geochemistry, 92, pp. 16-23.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2015.12.004

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Kuroda, J., Jiménez-Espejo, F.J., Nozaki, T., Gennari, R., Lugli, S., Manzi, V., Roveri, M., Flecker, R., Sierro, F.J., Yoshimura, T., Suzuki, K., Ohkouchi, N. Miocene to Pleistocene osmium isotopic records of the Mediterranean sediments. (2016) Paleoceanography, 31 (1), pp. 148-166.
DOI: 10.1002/2015PA002853

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2015


Cortina, A., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Martrat, B., Grimalt, J.O. The response of SST to insolation and ice sheet variability from MIS 3 to MIS 11 in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea (Gulf of Lions).  (2015) Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (23), pp. 10366-10374.

DOI: 10.1002/2015GL065539

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Ausín, B., Hernández-Almeida, I., Flores, J.-A., Sierro, F.-J., Grosjean, M., Francés, G., Alonso, B. Development of coccolithophore-based transfer functions in the western Mediterranean sea: A sea surface salinity reconstruction for the last 15.5 kyr. (2015) Climate of the Past, 11 (12), pp. 1635-1651.
DOI: 10.5194/cp-11-1635-2015

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Martin-Garcia, G.M., Alonso-Garcia, M., Sierro, F.J., Hodell, D.A., Flores, J.A. Severe cooling episodes at the onset of deglaciations on the Southwestern Iberian margin from MIS 21 to 13 (IODP site U1385). (2015) Global and Planetary Change, 135, pp. 159-169.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.11.001

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van den Berg, B.C.J., Sierro, F.J., Hilgen, F.J., Flecker, R., Larrasoaña, J.C., Krijgsman, W., Flores, J.A., Mata, M.P., Bellido Martín, E., Civis, J., González-Delgado, J.A. Astronomical tuning for the upper Messinian Spanish Atlantic margin: Disentangling basin evolution, climate cyclicity and MOW. (2015) Global and Planetary Change, 135, pp. 89-103.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.10.009

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Flecker, R., Krijgsman, W., Capella, W., de Castro Martíns, C., Dmitrieva, E., Mayser, J.P., Marzocchi, A., Modestu, S., Ochoa, D., Simon, D., Tulbure, M., van den Berg, B., van der Schee, M., de Lange, G., Ellam, R., Govers, R., Gutjahr, M., Hilgen, F., Kouwenhoven, T., Lofi, J., Meijer, P., Sierro, F.J., Bachiri, N., Barhoun, N., Alami, A.C., Chacon, B., Flores, J.A., Gregory, J., Howard, J., Lunt, D., Ochoa, M., Pancost, R., Vincent, S.,  Yousfi, M.Z. Evolution of the Late Miocene Mediterranean-Atlantic gateways and their impact on regional and global environmental change. (2015) Earth-Science Reviews, 150, pp. 365-392.
DOI: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.08.007

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Rama-Corredor, O., Martrat, B., Grimalt, J.O., López-Otalvaro, G.E., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F. Parallelisms between sea surface temperature changes in the western tropical Atlantic (Guiana Basin) and high latitude climate signals over the last 140 000 years. (2015) Climate of the Past, 11 (10), pp. 1297-1311.
DOI: 10.5194/cp-11-1297-2015

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Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., Dorador, J., Martin-Garcia, G.M., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Hodell, D.A. Response of macrobenthic and foraminifer communities to changes in deep-sea environmental conditions from Marine Isotope Stage (MIS) 12 to 11 at the “Shackleton Site”. (2015) Global and Planetary Change, 133, pp. 176-187.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.08.012

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Ochoa, D., Sierro, F.J., Lofi, J., Maillard, A., Flores, J.-A., Suárez, M. Synchronous onset of the Messinian evaporite precipitation: First Mediterranean offshore evidence. (2015) Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 427, pp. 112-124.
DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.06.059

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M.F.S., Sierro, F.J., Singh, A.D., Sloss, C.R., Stow, D.A.V., Takashimizu, Y., Tzanova, A., Voelker, A., Xuan, C., Williams, T. A reference time scale for Site U1385 (Shackleton Site) on the SW Iberian Margin. (2015) Global and Planetary Change, 133, pp. 49-64.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.07.002

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Driussi, O., Maillard, A., Ochoa, D., Lofi, J., Chanier, F., Gaullier, V., Briais, A., Sage, F., Sierro, F., Garcia, M. Messinian Salinity Crisis deposits widespread over the Balearic Promontory: Insights from new high-resolution seismic data. (2015) Marine and Petroleum Geology, 66, pp. 41-54.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.09.008

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Rabineau, M., Cloetingh, S., Kuroda, J., Aslanian, D., Droxler, A., Gorini, C., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Moscariello, A., Burov, E., Sierro, F., Lirer, F., Roure, F., Pezard, P.A., Matenco, L., Hello, Y., Mart, Y., Camerlenghi, A., Tripati, A. Probing connections between deep earth and surface processes in a land-locked ocean basin transformed into a giant saline basin: The Mediterranean GOLD project. (2015) Marine and Petroleum Geology, 66, pp. 6-17.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2015.03.018

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Hernández-Almeida, I., Sierro, F.-J., Cacho, I., Flores, J.-A. Subsurface North Atlantic warming as a trigger of rapid cooling events: Evidence from the early Pleistocene (MIS 31-19). (2015) Climate of the Past, 11 (4), pp. 687-696.
DOI: 10.5194/cp-11-687-2015

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Hernández-Molina, F.J., Sierro, F.J., Llave, E., Roque, C., Stow, D.A.V., Williams, T., Lofi, J., Van der Schee, M., Arnáiz, A., Ledesma, S., Rosales, C., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., Pardo-Igúzquiza, E., Brackenridge, R.E. Evolution of the gulf of Cadiz margin and southwest Portugal contourite depositional system: Tectonic, sedimentary and paleoceanographic implications from IODP expedition 339. (2015) Marine Geology, 377, pp. 7-39.
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.09.013

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Lofi, J., Voelker, A.H.L., Ducassou, E., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Sierro, F.J., Bahr, A., Galvani, A., Lourens, L.J., Pardo-Igúzquiza, E., Pezard, P., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., Williams, T. Quaternary chronostratigraphic framework and sedimentary processes for the Gulf of Cadiz and Portuguese Contourite Depositional Systems derived from Natural Gamma Ray records. (2015) Marine Geology, 377, pp. 40-57.
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.12.005

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Ducassou, E., Fournier, L., Sierro, F.J., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Lofi, J., Flores, J.A., Roque, C. Origin of the large Pliocene and Pleistocene debris flows on the Algarve margin. (2015) Marine Geology, 377, pp. 58-76.
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2015.08.018

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Ausín, B., Flores, J.-A., Sierro, F.-J., Bárcena, M.-A., Hernández-Almeida, I., Francés, G., Gutiérrez-Arnillas, E., Martrat, B., Grimalt, J.O., Cacho, I. Coccolithophore productivity and surface water dynamics in the Alboran Sea during the last 25kyr. (2015) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 418, pp. 126-140.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.11.011

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Ausín, B., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Cacho, I., Hernández-Almeida, I., Martrat, B., Grimalt, J.O. Atmospheric patterns driving Holocene productivity in the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean): A multiproxy approach. (2015) Holocene, 25 (4), pp. 583-595.
DOI: 10.1177/0959683614565952

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González-Delgado, J.A., Martínez-Graña, A.M., Civis, J., Sierro, F.J., Goy, J.L., Dabrio, C.J., Ruiz, F., González-Regalado, M.L., Abad, M. Virtual 3D tour of the Neogene palaeontological heritage of Huelva (Guadalquivir Basin, Spain). (2015) Environmental Earth Sciences, 73 (8), pp. 4609-4618.
DOI: 10.1007/s12665-014-3747-y

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Bahr, A., Kaboth, S., Jiménez-Espejo, F.J., Sierro, F.J., Voelker, A.H.L., Lourens, L., Röhl, U., Reichart, G.J., Escutia, C., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Pross, J., Friedrich, O. Persistent monsoonal forcing of mediterranean outflow water dynamics during the late Pleistocene. (2015) Geology, 43 (11), pp. 951-954.
DOI: 10.1130/G37013.1

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2014


Fuertes, M.-T., Flores, J.-A., Sierro, F.J. The use of circularly polarized light for biometry, identification and estimation of mass of coccoliths. (2014) Marine Micropaleontology, 113, pp. 44-55.

DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2014.08.007

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Flores, J.A., Johnson, J.E., Mejía-Molina, A.E., Álvarez, M.C., Sierro, F.J., Singh, S.D., Mahanti, S., Giosan, L. Sedimentation rates from calcareous nannofossil and planktonic foraminifera biostratigraphy in the Andaman Sea, northern Bay of Bengal, and eastern Arabian Sea. (2014) Marine and Petroleum Geology, 58 (PA), pp. 425-437.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpetgeo.2014.08.011

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Cabarcos, E., Flores, J.A., Singh, A.D., Sierro, F.J. Monsoonal dynamics and evolution of the primary productivity in the eastern Arabian Sea over the past 30 ka. (2014) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 411, pp. 249-256.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.07.006

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Roveri, M., Flecker, R., Krijgsman, W., Lofi, J., Lugli, S., Manzi, V., Sierro, F.J., Bertini, A., Camerlenghi, A., De Lange, G., Govers, R., Hilgen, F.J., Hübscher, C., Meijer, P.T., Stoica, M. The Messinian Salinity Crisis: Past and future of a great challenge for marine sciences. (2014) Marine Geology, 352, pp. 25-58.
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2014.02.002

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Hernández-Molina, F.J., Llave, E., Preu, B., Ercilla, G., Fontan, A., Bruno, M., Serra, N., Gomiz, J.J., Brackenridge, R.E., Sierro, F.J., Stow, D.A.V., García, M., Juan, C., Sandoval, N., Arnaiz, A. Contourite processes associated with the Mediterranean Outfl ow Water after its exit from the Strait of Gibraltar: Global and conceptual implications. (2014) Geology, 42 (3), pp. 227-230.
DOI: 10.1130/G35083.1

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Dorador, J., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., Hernández-Molina, F.J., Stow, D.A.V., Alvarez-Zarikian, C., Acton, G., Bahr, A., Balestra, B., Ducassou. E., Flood, R., Flores, J.-A., Furota, S., Grunert, P., Hodell, D., Jimenez-Espejo, F., Kim, J.K., Krissek, L., Kuroda, J., Li, B., Llave, E., Lofi, J., Lourens, L., Miller, M., Nanayama, F., Nishida, N., Richter, C., Roque, C., Pereira, H., Sanchez Goñi, M., Sierro Sanchez, F., Singh, A., Sloss, C., Takashimizu, Y., Tzanova, A., Voelker, A., Williams, T., Xuan, C. Quantitative estimation of bioturbation based on digital image analysis. (2014) Marine Geology, 349, pp. 55-60.
DOI: 10.1016/j.margeo.2014.01.003

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Cabarcos, E., Flores, J.-A., Sierro, F.J. High-resolution productivity record and reconstruction of ENSO dynamics during the Holocene in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific using coccolithophores. (2014) Holocene, 24 (2), pp. 176-187.
DOI: 10.1177/0959683613516818

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Larrasoaña, J.C., Liu, Q., Hu, P., Roberts, A.P., Mata, P., Civis, J., Sierro, F.J., Pérez-Asensio, J.N. Paleomagnetic and paleoenvironmental implications of magnetofossil occurrences in late Miocene marine sediments from the Guadalquivir Basin, SW Spain. (2014) Frontiers in Microbiology, 5 (MAR), art. no. 71, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00071

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Hernández-Molina, F.J., Stow, D.A.V., Alvarez-Zarikian, C.A., Acton, G., Bahr, A., Balestra, B., Ducassou, E., Flood, R., Flores, J.-A., Furota, S., Grunert, P., Hodell, D., Jimenez-Espejo, F., Kim, J.K., Krissek, L., Kuroda, J., Li, B., Llave, E., Lofi, J., Lourens, L., Miller, M., Nanayama, F., Nishida, N., Richter, C., Roque, C., Pereira, H., Sanchez Goñi, M.F., Sierro, F.J., Singh, A.D., Sloss, C., Takashimizu, Y., Tzanova, A., Voelker, A., Williams, T., Xuan, C. Onset of Mediterranean outflow into the North Atlantic. (2014) Science, 344 (6189), pp. 1244-1250.
DOI: 10.1126/science.1251306

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Allen, M.B., Budd, G.E., Leat, P.T., Whitham, A.G., Arndt, N., Barrett, P.M., Gibson, R., Grotzinger, J., Imber, J., Jenkyns, H., Lacombe, O., Li, X.-H., Macdonald, D.I.M., McNamara, K.J., Meinhold, G., Norris, R.J., Patzkowsky, M., Pease, V., Sierro, F., Smith, M.P., Stein, H., Sues, H.-D., Van De Schootbrugge, B., Van Der Pluijm, B.A., Wignall, P.B., Yeats, R.S., Zhang, Z., Allan, M. Editorial. (2014) Geological Magazine, 151 (1), pp. 1-2.
DOI: 10.1017/S0016756813000745

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2013


Saavedra-Pellitero, M., Baumann, K.-H., Hernández-Almeida, I., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J. Modern sea surface productivity and temperature estimations off Chile as detected by coccolith accumulation rates. (2013) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 392, pp. 534-545.

DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.10.010

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Hernández-Almeida, I., Bjørklund, K.R., Sierro, F.J., Filippelli, G.M., Cacho, I., Flores, J.A. A high resolution opal and radiolarian record from the subpolar North Atlantic during the Mid-Pleistocene Transition (1069–779 ka): Palaeoceanographic implications. (2013) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 391, pp. 49-70.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.05.049

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Lucchi, R.G., Camerlenghi, A., Rebesco, M., Colmenero-Hidalgo, E., Sierro, F.J., Sagnotti, L., Urgeles, R., Melis, R., Morigi, C., Bárcena, M.-A., Giorgetti, G., Villa, G., Persico, D., Flores, J.-A., Rigual-Hernández, A.S., Pedrosa, M.T., Macri, P., Caburlotto, A. Postglacial sedimentary processes on the Storfjorden and Kveithola trough mouth fans: Significance of extreme glacimarine sedimentation. (2013) Global and Planetary Change, 111, pp. 309-326.
DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.10.008

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Hernández-Molina, F.J., Stow, D., Alvarez-Zarikian, C., Acton, G., Bahr, A., Balestra, B., Ducassou, E., Flood, R., Flores, J.-A., Furota, S., Grunert, P., Hodell, D., Jimenez-Espejo, F., Kim, J.K., Krissek, L., Kuroda, J., Li, B., Llave, E., Lofi, J., Lourens, L., Miller, M., Nanayama, F., Nishida, N., Richter, C., Roque, C., Pereira, H., Goñi Fernanda Sanchez, M., Sierro, F.J., Singh, A.D., Sloss, C., Takashimizu, Y., Tzanova, A., Voelker, A., Williams, T., Xuan, C. IODP Expedition 339 in the Gulf of Cadiz and off West Iberia: Decoding the environmental significance of the Mediterranean outflow water and its global influence. (2013) Scientific Drilling, (16), pp. 1-11.
DOI: 10.5194/sd-16-1-2013

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Hodell, D.A., Lourens, L., Stow, D.A.V., Hernández-Molina, J., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Abrantes, F., Acton, G.D., Bahr, A., Balestra, B., Llave Barranco, E., Carrara, G., Crowhurst, S., Ducassou, E., Flood, R.D., Flores, J.-A., Furota, S., Grimalt, J., Grunert, P., Jimenez-Espejo, F.J., Kyoung Kim, J., Konijnendijk, T., Krissek, L.A., Kuroda, J., Li, B., Lofi, J., Margari, V., Martrat, B., Miller, M.D., Nanayama, F., Nishida, N., Richter, C., Rodrigues, T., Rodríguez-Tovar, F.J., Freixo Roque, A.C., Sanchez Goni, M.F., Sierro Sánchez, F.J., Singh, A.D., Skinner, L., Sloss, C.R., Takashimizu, Y., Tjallingii, R., Tzanova, A., Tzedakis, C., Voelker, A., Xuan, C., Williams, T. The “Shackleton Site” (IODP Site U1385) on the Iberian Margin. (2013) Scientific Drilling, (16), pp. 13-19.
DOI: 10.5194/sd-16-13-2013

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Frigola, J., Canals, M., Cacho, I., Moreno, A., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Grimalt, J.O. The imprint of global sea level oscillations during the last 530 000 years in the Gulf of Lion and its variability during Marine Isotope Stage 3. (2013) Cuadernos de Investigacion Geografica, 39 (1), pp. 7-24.

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Rigual-Hernández, A.S., Bárcena, M.A., Jordan, R.W., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Meier, K.J.S., Beaufort, L., Heussner, S. Diatom fluxes in the NW Mediterranean: Evidence from a 12-year sediment trap record and surficial sediments. (2013) Journal of Plankton Research, 35 (5), pp. 1109-1125.
DOI: 10.1093/plankt/fbt055

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Manzi, V., Gennari, R., Hilgen, F., Krijgsman, W., Lugli, S., Roveri, M., Sierro, F.J. Age refinement of the Messinian salinity crisis onset in the Mediterranean. (2013) Terra Nova, 25 (4), pp. 315-322.
DOI: 10.1111/ter.12038

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Cortina, A., Sierro, F.J., Filippelli, G., Flores, J.A., Berné, S. Changes in planktic and benthic foraminifer assemblages in the Gulf of Lions, off south France: Response to climate and sea level change from MIS 6 to MIS 11. (2013) Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 14 (4), pp. 1258-1276.
DOI: 10.1002/ggge.20096

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Hernández-Almeida, I., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.-A., Cacho, I., Filippelli, G.M. Palaeoceanographic changes in the North Atlantic during the Mid-Pleistocene Transition (MIS 31-19) as inferred from planktonic foraminiferal and calcium carbonate records. (2013) Boreas, 42 (1), pp. 140-159.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1502-3885.2012.00283.x

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2012


Frigola, J., Canals, M., Cacho, I., Moreno, A., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Berné, S., Jouet, G., Dennielou, B., Herrera, G., Pasqual, C., Grimalt, J.O., Galavazi, M., Schneider, R. A 500 kyr record of global sea-level oscillations in the Gulf of Lion, Mediterranean Sea: New insights into MIS 3 sea-level variability. (2012) Climate of the Past, 8 (3), pp. 1067-1077.

DOI: 10.5194/cp-8-1067-2012

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Abrantes, F., Voelker, A., Sierro, F.J., Naughton, F., Rodrigues, T., Cacho, I., Ariztegui, D., Brayshaw, D., Sicre, M.-A., Batista, L. Paleoclimate variability in the mediterranean region. (2012) The Climate of the Mediterranean Region, pp. 1-86.
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-416042-2.00001-X

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Hernndez-Almeida, I., Sierro, F.J., Cacho, I., Flores, J.A. Impact of suborbital climate changes in the North Atlantic on ice sheet dynamics at the Mid-Pleistocene Transition. (2012) Paleoceanography, 27 (3), art. no. PA3214, .
DOI: 10.1029/2011PA002209

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Rigual-Hernández, A.S., Sierro, F.J., Bárcena, M.A., Flores, J.A., Heussner, S. Seasonal and interannual changes of planktic foraminiferal fluxes in the Gulf of Lions (NW Mediterranean) and their implications for paleoceanographic studies: Two 12-year sediment trap records. (2012) Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 66, pp. 26-40.
DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2012.03.011

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Amore, F.O., Flores, J.A., Voelker, A.H.L., Lebreiro, S.M., Palumbo, E., Sierro, F.J. A Middle Pleistocene Northeast Atlantic coccolithophore record: Paleoclimatology and paleoproductivity aspects. (2012) Marine Micropaleontology, 90-91, pp. 44-59.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2012.03.006

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Ballegeer, A.-M., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Andersen, N. Monitoring fluctuations of the Subtropical Front in the Tasman Sea between 3.45 and 2.45Ma (ODP site 1172). (2012) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 313-314, pp. 215-224.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.11.001

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Flores, J.-A., Filippelli, G.M., Sierro, F.J., Latimer, J. The “White Ocean” hypothesis: A late Pleistocene Southern Ocean governed by coccolithophores and driven by phosphorus. (2012) Frontiers in Microbiology, 3 (JUL), .
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00233

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2011


Alonso-Garcia, M., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A. Arctic front shifts in the subpolar North Atlantic during the Mid-Pleistocene (800-400ka) and their implications for ocean circulation. (2011) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 311 (3-4), pp. 268-280.

DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.09.004

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Alonso-Garcia, M., Sierro, F.J., Kucera, M., Flores, J.A., Cacho, I., Andersen, N. Ocean circulation, ice sheet growth and interhemispheric coupling of millennial climate variability during the mid-Pleistocene (ca 800-400ka). (2011) Quaternary Science Reviews, 30 (23-24), pp. 3234-3247.
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.08.005

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Cortina, A., Sierro, F.J., González-Mora, B., Asioli, A., Flores, J.A. Impact of climate and sea level changes on the ventilation of intermediate water and benthic foraminifer assemblages in the Gulf of Lions, off South France, during MIS 6 and 7. (2011) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309 (3-4), pp. 215-228.
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.06.005

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Saavedra-Pellitero, M., Flores, J.A., Baumann, K.-H., Boeckel, B., Sierro, F.J. Comparison of different preparation and analysis techniques for quantitative coccolith studies focusing on biogeographic patterns of species. (2011) Micropaleontology, 57 (2), pp. 139-162.

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Saavedra-Pellitero, M., Flores, J.A., Lamy, F., Sierro, F.J., Cortina, A. Coccolithophore estimates of paleotemperature and paleoproductivity changes in the southeast Pacific over the past ∼27 kyr. (2011) Paleoceanography, 26 (1), art. no. PA1201, .
DOI: 10.1029/2009PA001824

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Hernández-Almeida, I., Bárcena, M.A., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Sanchez-Vidal, A., Calafat, A. Microplankton response to environmental conditions in the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean): One year sediment trap record. (2011) Marine Micropaleontology, 78 (1-2), pp. 14-24.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2010.09.005

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2010


Rigual-Hernández, A.S., Bárcena, M.A., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Hernández-Almeida, I., Sanchez-Vidal, A., Palanques, A., Heussner, S. Seasonal to interannual variability and geographic distribution of the silicoflagellate fluxes in the Western Mediterranean. (2010) Marine Micropaleontology, 77 (1-2), pp. 46-57.

DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2010.07.003

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Bassetti, M.-A., Carbonel, P., Sierro, F.J., Perez-Folgado, M., Jouët, G., Berné, S. Response of ostracods to abrupt climate changes in the Western Mediterranean (Gulf of Lions) during the last 30kyr. (2010) Marine Micropaleontology, 77 (1-2), pp. 1-14.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2010.06.004

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Flores, J.-A., Colmenero-Hidalgo, E., Mejía-Molina, A.E., Baumann, K.-H., Henderiks, J., Larsson, K., Prabhu, C. N., Sierro, F.J., Rodrigues, T. Distribution of large Emiliania huxleyi in the Central and Northeast Atlantic as a tracer of surface ocean dynamics during the last 25,000 years. (2010) Marine Micropaleontology, 76 (3-4), pp. 53-66.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2010.05.001

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Rogerson, M., Colmenero-Hidalgo, E., Levine, R.C., Rohling, E.J., Voelker, A.H.L., Bigg, G.R., Schönfeld, J., Cacho, I., Sierro, F.J., Löwemark, L., Reguera, M.I., De Abreu, L., Garrick, K. Enhanced Mediterranean-Atlantic exchange during Atlantic freshening phases. (2010) Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 11 (8), art. no. Q08013, .
DOI: 10.1029/2009GC002931

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Álvarez, M.C., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Molina-Cruz, A. The coccolithophore record for the last 11 000 years in the Gulf of California. (2010) Journal of Marine Systems, 80 (3-4), pp. 184-190.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2009.10.008

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Álvarez, M.C., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Molina-Cruz, A. Long-term upwelling evolution in tropical and equatorial Pacific during the last 800 kyr as revealed by coccolithophore assemblages. (2010) Geobios, 43 (1), pp. 123-130.
DOI: 10.1016/j.geobios.2009.07.001

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Saavedra-Pellitero, M., Flores, J.-A., Baumann, K.-H., Sierro, F.-J. Coccolith distribution patterns in surface sediments of Equatorial and Southeastern Pacific Ocean. (2010) Geobios, 43 (1), pp. 131-149.
DOI: 10.1016/j.geobios.2009.09.004

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2009


G.-E. López-Otálvaro, J.A.Flores, F.J.Sierro, I. Cacho, J.-O.Grimalt, E. Michel, E. Cortijo, and L. Labeyrie (2009) Late Pleistocene paleoproductivity patterns during the last climatic cycle in the Guyana Basin as revealed by calcareous nannoplankton eEarth Discuss., 3, 11-40, 2008. Revista online de la European Union of Geosciences.
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Sierro, F.J., Hernández-Almeida I., Alonso-García M. and Flores J.A. (2009)
Data report: Plio-Pleistocene planktonic foraminifer bioevents in IODP site U1313. In: Stein, R. et al. (Eds) Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 306: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program).

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Sara Lafuerza, Nabil Sultan, Miquel Canals, Jaume Frigola, Serge Berné, Gwenael Jouet, Martin Galavazi, Francisco Javier Sierro. (2008). Overpressure within upper continental slope sediments from CPTU data, Gulf of Lion, NW Mediterranean SeaInternacional Journal of Earth Sciences. Doi 10.1007/s00531-008-0376-2.

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M. Alonso-Garcia, F. J. Sierro y J. A. Flores. Reconstrucción de la posición del frente ártico a partir de las asociaciones de foraminíferos planctónicos durante los estadios isotópicos marinos 14, 15 y 16Geogaceta, vol. 45: 79-82

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2008


Gonzalez-Mora, B., Sierro, F. J. and Flores (2008). Shell weight controls in Globigerina bulloides and Neogloboquadrina pachyderma right coiling. Quaternary Science Reviews, vol 27 doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2008.01.008

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López-Otálvaro, G.E., J.-A. Flores, F.-J. Sierro and I. Cacho (2008) Variations in coccolithophorid production in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific at ODP Site 1240 over the last seven glacial-interglacial cycles. Marine Micropaleontology, vol. 69: doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2007.11.009

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Gravalosa, J. M. José-Abel Flores, Francisco J. Sierro and Rainer Gersonde (2008) Sea surface distribution of coccolithophores in the eastern Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean (Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas) during the late austral summer of 2001. Marine Micropaleontology, vol 69. doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2007.11.006

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Rogerson, M., Cacho, I., Jiménez-Espejo, F., Reguera I., Sierro, F.J., Martínez-Ruiz F., Frigola J., Canals, M. 2008 (2008). A Dynamic Explanation For The Origin Of The Western Mediterranean Organic Rich Layers. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. Vol 9(7), Q07U01, doi:10.1029/2007GC001936

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Gonzalez-Mora, B., Sierro, F.J., Flores J.A. and Shoenfeld, J. (2008). Temperature and stable isotope variations in different water masses from the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean) between 250 and 150 ka. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 9, Q10016, doi:10. 1029/2007GC001906

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Alejandra Eugenia Mejía-Molina, José Abel Flores, Vladimir Torres Torres y
Francisco Javier Sierro. 2008. Análisis bioestratigráfico mediante nanofósiles calcáreos para el Oligoceno–Mioceno medio del norte de Colombia. Sección de superficie del Arroyo Alférez, Colombia. Revista Española de Micropaleontología vol. 40(1-2):135-149.

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Larrasoaña, J.C. , J.A. González-Delgado, J. Civis, F.J. Sierro, G. Alonso-Gavilán y J. Pais. 2008. Magnetobiostratigraphic dating and environmental magnetism of Late Neogene marine sediments recovered at the Huelva-1 and Montemayor-1 boreholes (lower Guadalquivir basin, Spain). Geo-Temas 10: 1175-1178.

Sierro, F.J., 2008. Astrobiocronología, ciclos astronómicos y clima de la Península Ibérica. X Jornadas Aragonesas de Paleontología. La vida durante el Terciario. Homenaje a Emiliano Aguirre. Editorial: Excma Diputacón de Zaragoza.

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Sierro F.J., Ledesma, S. and Flores J.A. 2008. Astrobiochronology of Late Neogene deposits near the strait of Gibraltar (SW Spain). Implications for the tectonic control of the Messinian Salinity Crisis. In CIESM 2008. The Messinian Salinity Crisis from mega-deposits to microbiology –A consensus report. Nº 33 in CIESM Workshop Monographs (F. Briand Ed.) CIESM (The Mediterranean Science Comission) Workshop Monographs, vol 33: 45-49.

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CIESM 2008. Executive Summary. In CIESM 2008: The Messinian Salinity Crisis from mega-deposits to microbiology –A consensus reportNº 33 in CIESM Workshop Monographs (F. Briand Ed.) CIESM (The Mediterranean Science Comission). Workshop Monographs, vol 33: 3-28.

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Sierro, F. J. 2008 (in press) Cambios de CO2 en el pasado Cambio climático y sociedad. Editorial: Universidad Internacional de Andalucía.

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González-Mora, B., F. J. Sierro, J.A. Flores y S. Berné. 2008. Variabilidad milenaria registrada por la fauna bentónica en el Golfo de León (Mediterráneo noroccidental) entre los eventos Heinrich 3 y 4Geogaceta 43: 115-118.

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B. Gonzalez-Mora y F. J. Sierro 2008. Caracterización geoquímica de las capas ricas en materia orgánica registradas durante el estadio isotópico marino 7 en el Mar de Alborán (Mediterráneo occidental)Geogaceta 43: 111-114.

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B. Gonzalez-Mora y F. J. Sierro 2008. Factores que controlan la calcificación de la concha en Neogloboquadrina pachyderma (dextrorsa)Geogaceta 44: 123-126.

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B. Gonzalez-Mora, F. J. Sierro y S. Berné 2008. Reconstrucción de paleotemperaturas en el golfo de león durante los estadios isotopicos 6 y 7 utilizando la técnica de análogos modernosGeogaceta 44: 75-78.

Saavedra Pellitero, P.M.; Flores, J. A.; Sierro, F. J. 2008. Comparación de asociaciones de cocolitóforos en distintos transectos latitudinales, en los océanos Atlántico y PacíficoGeo-Temas, 2008, España.

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Gonzalez Mora, B., Sierro, F. J., Flores, J.A. 2008. Estudio detallado de un posible evento Heinrich registrado en el mar de Alborán (Mediterráneo Occidental)Stvdia Geologica Salmanticensia, vol especial 8: 41-52.

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2007


Frigola J, Moreno A, Cacho I, Canals M, Sierro FJ, Flores JA, Grimalt JO, Hodell DA, Curtis J.H. 2007. Holocene climate variability in the western Mediterranean region from a deepwater sediment recordPaleoceanography 22 (2): Art. No. PA2209 MAY 4 2007.

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Flores, J. A. and Sierro, F. J. 2007 Pronounced mid-Pleistocene southward shift of the Polar Front in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, Volume 54 (21-22): 2432-2442

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Frigola, J., A. Moreno, I. Cacho, M. Canals, F.J. Sierro, J.A. Flores and J.O. Grimalt. 2007 Evidence of abrupt changes in Western Mediterranean Deep Water circulation during the last 50kyr: A high-resolution marine record from the Balearic SeaQuaternary International. doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2007.06.016.

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Flores, J. A. and Sierro, F. J. 2007. Coccolithophores. In: Scott A Elias (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science: 1634-1647. Editorial: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Holanda.

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Moreno, A., I. Cacho, M. Canals, J.O. Grimalt, M.F. Sánchez-Goñi y F.J. Sierro. 2007. Conexiones climáticas de escala milenaria entre procesos oceánicos y atmosféricos durante el último ciclo glaciar. Estudio multidisciplinar de un sondeo del mar de Alborán (Mediterráneo occidental). Revista de la Sociedad Geologica de España, 20 (1-2): 31-52.

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Saavedra-Pellitero M., Flores, J.A. y Sierro, F.J. Nuevas aportaciones a la biogeografía de cocolitóforos en el Pacífico ecuatorial y suroriental. (2007) Geogaceta 42: 91-94.

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2006


Cacho, I., Shackleton, N. J., Elderfield, H., Sierro, F. J., and Grimalt, J. O. 2006. Glacial rapid variability in deep-water temperature and δ18O from the Western Mediterranean SeaQuaternary Science Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.10.004.

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G. Jouet, S. Berné, M. Rabineau, M.A. Bassetti, P. Bernier, B. Dennielou, F.J. Sierro, J.A. Flores and M. Taviani. 2006. Shoreface migrations at the shelf edge and sea-level changes around the Last Glacial Maximum (Gulf of Lions, NW Mediterranean)Marine Geology, vol. 234(1-4): 21-42

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Krijgsman, W., Leewis, M. E., Garcés, M., Kouwenhoven, T. J., Kuiper, K.F. and F. J. Sierro (in press). Tectonic control for evaporite formation in the Eastern Betics (Tortonian; Spain)Sedimentary Geology. vol. 188-189:155-170.

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Bassetti, M. A., Miculan, P. and F. J. Sierro (2006). Evolution of depositional environments after the end of Messinian Salinity Crisis Nijar Basin (SE Betic Cordillera)Sedimentary Geology. vol. 188-189:279-295

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Van Assen, E, Kuiper, K., Krijgsman, W. and Sierro, F.J. (2006). Integrated stratigraphy and Astrochronology of the Messinian marls of the Melilla basin, NE Morocco Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, vol., 238:15-31

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Barcena, M. A., Fabres, Isla, Flores, J. A., Sierro, F. J. 2006. Holocene neoglacial events in the Bransfield Strait (Antartica).Paleoceanographic and paleoclimatic significanceScientia Marina, vol. 70(4):607-619

Stein, R., Kanamatsu, T., Alvarez Zarikian, C.A., Higgins, S., Channell, J.E.T., Aboud, E., Ohno, M., Acton, G.D., Akimoto, K, Bailey, I., Bjørklund, K.R., Evans, H., Nielsen, S.H.H., Fang, N., Ferretti, P., Gruetzner, J., Guyodo, Y.J.B., Hagino, K., Harris, R., Hatakeda, K., Hefter, J. Judge, S.A., Kulhanek, D.K., Nanayama, F., Rashid, H., Sierro Sanchez, F. J., Voelker, A. and Zhai, Q. 2006. North Atlantic Paleoceanography: the Last 5 Million YearsEOS, 87: 13, pages 129, 133.

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Channell, J.E.T., Sato, T., Kanamatsu, T., Stein, R., Malone, M., Alvarez Zarikian, C. and the IODP Expedition 303 and 306 Scientists. 2006. IODP Expeditions 303 and 306 monitor Miocene-Quaternary climate in the North AtlanticScientific Drilling, 2, 4-10. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.2.01.2006

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Harris, R.N., and IODP Expedition 306 Scientists, 2006. Borehole observatory installations on IODP Expedition 306 reconstruct bottom-water temperature changes in the Norwegian SeaScientific Drilling, 2:28-31. doi:10.2204/iodp.sd.2.03.2006

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Flores, J.-A., Wei, W., López-Otálvaro, G.E., Alvarez, C., and Sierro, F.J., 2006. Data report: tropical and equatorial calcareous nannofossil Pleistocene biostratigraphy, ODP Leg 202In Tiedemann, R., Mix, A.C., Richter, C., and Ruddiman, W.F. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 202: College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–11. doi: 10.2973/odp.proc.sr.202.214.2006.

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González-Mora, B., Sierro, F.J. y Flores, J.A. 2006. Estudio de paleotemperaturas en el Mar de Alborán entre 250 y 150 ka utilizando la técnica de los análogos modernosGeogaceta nº 40, 219-222.

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Pérez-Martín, R., Sierro, F.J. y Flores, J.A. 2006. Variaciones en las faunas de foraminíferos bentónicos en el Mar de Alborán durante el evento Heinrich 6Geogaceta nº 40, 223-226.

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Sierro, F. J., Flores, F. J., González-Mora, B., Pérez-Folgado, M., Bárcena, M.A., Berné, S. y Dennielou, B. 2006. Impacto del cambio climático en la plataforma del Golfo de León durante el Pleistoceno medio-superior. Una perspectiva desde el talud superior (Proyecto PROMESS 1)Geo-temas nº 9, 209-211

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Mejía-Molina, A., Flores, J.A., Bárcena, M.A., Sierro, F.J. y Grousset, F. 2006. Respuesta de los Cocolitofóridos a los cambios atmosféricos y oceanográficos durante el Período Húmedo Africano en el AtlánticoGeogaceta nº 39, 99-102.

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2005


Sierro, F. J., D. A. Hodell, J. H. Curtis, J. A. Flores, I. Reguera, E. Colmenero-Hidalgo, M. A. Bárcena J. O. I. Cacho, J. Frigola and M. Canals. 2005. Impact of Iceberg melting on Mediterranean thermohaline circulationPaleoceanography vol. 20, doi: 10.1029/2004PA001051

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Moreno, A., Cacho, I., Canals, M., Grimalt, J.O., Sánchez-Goñi, M. F., Shackleton, N.J., and Sierro, F.J. 2005. Links between marine and atmospheric processes oscillating on a millennial time-scale. A multi-proxy study of the last 50,000 yr from the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean Sea)Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 24: 1623-1636.

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Flores, J. A., Sierro, F. J., Filipelli, G., Barcena, M. A., Vázquez, A. and Utrilla, R. 2005. Surface water dynamics and phytoplankton communities during deposition of cyclic late Messinian sapropel sequences in the western MediterraneanMarine Micropaleontology, vol., 56: 50-79.

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Van Assen, E, Kuiper, K., Krijgsman, W. and Sierro, F.J. (aceptado). Integrated stratigraphy and Astrochronology of the Messinian marls of the Melilla basin, NE MoroccoPalaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, (aceptado)

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Krijgsman, W., Leewis, M. E., Garcés, M., Kouwenhoven, T. J., Kuiper, K.F. and F. J. Sierro (aceptado). Tectonic control for evaporite formation in the Eastern Betics (Tortonian; Spain)Sedimentary Geology.

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Bassetti, M. A., Miculan, P. and F. J. Sierro (aceptado). Evolution of depositional environments after the end of Messinian Salinity Crisis Nijar Basin (SE Betic Cordillera)Sedimentary Geology.

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2004


Martrat,M., J. O. Grimalt, C.Lopez-Martinez, I. Cacho, F. J. Sierro, J.A.Flores, R. Zahn, M. Canals, J. H. Curtis and D. A. Hodell 2004. Abrupt temperature changes in the western Mediterranean during the last and penultimate glacial and interglacial periods. Science, vol 306: 1762-1765.

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Colmenero-Hidalgo, E., Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Barcena, M.A., Lowemark, M., Schonfeld, J. and Grimalt, J.O. 2004. Ocean surface water response to short term climate changes revealed by Coccolithophores from the Gulf of Cadiz (NE Atlantic) and Alboran Sea (W Mediterranean)Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, vol. 205: 317-336.

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Pérez-Folgado, M., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Grimalt, J.O. and Zahn, R. 2004. Paleoclimatic variations in foraminifer assemblages from the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean) during the last 150 ka in ODP Site 977″Marine Geology, vol. 21: 113-131.

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Bárcena, M.A., Flores, J. A., Sierro, F.J., Pérez-Folgado, M.; Fabres, J. y Calafat, A.2004. Planktonic response to main oceanographic changes in the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean) as documented in sediment traps and surface sedimentsMarine Micropaleontology vol. 53(3-4): 375-398.

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Pérez-Folgado, M., F.J.Sierro, J.A.Flores. 2004. Comparison between different methods of paleotemperature reconstruction in the Alboran Sea (OPD 977 CORE), based on planktic foraminifera assemblages of the last 150 Kyr. Geogaceta, vol. 35:155-158.

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Berne, S., Rabinau, M., Flores Villarejo, J. A. and Sierro, F.J. 2004. The impact of Quaternary Global Changes on Strata FormationOceanography, vol 17 (4): 12-23.

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Therón, R., D. Paillard, E. Cortijo, J. A. Flores, M. Vaquero, F. J. Sierro, C. Waelbroeck 2004. Fast reconstruction of paleoenvironmental features with a multiplatform software. Micropaleontology, vol. 50 (2)

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2003


Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Francés, G., Vazquez, A., Utrilla, R., Zamarreño, I., Erlenkeuser, H., Barcena, M.A. 2003. Orbitally-controlled oscillations in planktic communities and cyclic changes in western Mediterranean hydrography during the Messinian. Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, vol. 190: 289-316.

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Pérez-Folgado, M., Sierro, F. J., Bárcena, M.A., Flores, J. A., Vázquez, A., Utrilla, R., Hilgen, F. J., Krijgsman, W. and Filippelli, G. M. 2003. Western versus Eastern mediterranean Paleoceanographic response to astronomical forcing: a high resolution Microplankton study of precession-Controlled Sedimentary cycles during the messinian. Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, vol. 190: 317-334

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Filippelli, G.M., F.J. Sierro, J.A. Flores, A. Vázquez, R. Utrilla, M. Pérez-Folgado, and J.C. Latimer. 2003. A Sediment-Nutrient-Oxygen Feedback Responsible for Productivity Variations in Late Miocene Sapropel Sequences of the Western Mediterranean. Palaeogeography, Palaeoecology, Palaeoclimatology, vol., 190: 335-348.

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Flores, J.A., Marino, M., Sierro, F.J., Hodell, D.A. and Charles, C.D. 2003. Calcareous plankton dissolution pattern and coccolithophore assemblages during the last 600 kyr in ODP Site 1089 (Southern Ocean): Paleoceanographic implications. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol 196: 409-426.

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Pérez-Folgado, M., Sierro, F. J., Flores, J. A., Cacho, I., Grimalt, J.O., Zahn, R. And Shackleton, N.J. 2003. Western Mediterranean planktic foraminifera events and millennial climatic variability during the last 70 Kiloyears. Marine Micropaleontology (in press).

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Hodell, D.A., Kanfoush, S.L., Venz, , K.A. Charles, C.D., and Sierro, F.J. 2003. The Mid-Brunhes Transition in ODP Sites 1089 and 1090 (Subantarctic South Atlantic). In: Earths Climate and orbital eccentricity: AGU Geophysical Monograph 137: 113-129.

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2002


Lario, J., Zazo, C., Goy, J.L, Dabrio, C., Borja, F., Silva, P.J., Sierro, F.J., Gonzalez, A., Soler, V., Yll, E. 2002. Changes in sedimentation trends in SW Iberia Holocene estuaries (Spain). Quaternary International, v. 93-94: 171-176.

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Colmenero-Hidalgo, E., J.A. Flores, F.J. Sierro. 2002. Biometry of Emiliania huxleyi and its biostratigraphic significance in the Eastern North Atlantic Ocean and Western Mediterranean Sea in the last 20,000 years. Marine Micropaleontology, v. 46: 247-263.

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Sanchez Goñi, M.F., Turon, J.-L., Cacho, I., Guiot, J., Sierro, F.J., Peypouquet, J.-P. , Grimalt, J. & Shackleton, N.J. 2002. Sinchroneity in the Mediterranean marine and terrestrial response to rapid climatic variability of the last glacial period. Climate Dynamics, v. 19: 95-105

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Flores, J.-A., Sierro F. J. and Gersonde, R (2002). Calcareous plankton stratigraphy around the Pliocene “Eltanin” Asteroid Impact Area (SE Pacific): documentation and application for geological and paleoceanographic reconstruction. Deep-Sea Research II, v. 49(6):1011-1027

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Bárcena, M.A.; Isla, E.; Plaza, A.; Isla, E., Flores, J.A.; Sierro, F.J.; Masque, P; Sanchez Cabeza, J.A. and Palanques, A. 2002. Bioaccumulation record and its relation with paleoclimatic evolution in the western Bransfield Strait. The last 2,000 years. Deep-Sea Research II, vol 24:935-950

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2001


Hodell, D.A., Charles, C.D. and Sierro, F.J. (2001). Late Pleistocene Evolution of the Ocean´s Carbonate System. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 192: 109-124

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Krijgsman, W., Hilgen, F.J., Fortuin A. and Sierro, F.J. (2001) Astrochronology for the Messinian Sorbas basin (SE Spain) and orbital (precessional) forcing for evaporite cyclicity. Sedimentary Geology, vol. 140: 43-60

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Sierro, F.J., Krijgsman, W., Hilgen, F.J. and Flores, J.A. (2001). The Abad composite (SE Spain): a Maditerranean reference section for the Messinian and the Astronomical Polarity Time Scale (APTS). Palaeogeog. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. Vol. 168(1-2):143-172

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Barcena, M.A., Cacho, I., Abrantes, F., Sierro, F.J., Grimalt, J. And Flores, J.A. (2001). Paleoproductivity variations related to climatic conditions in the Alboran Sea (Western Mediterranean) during the last glacial-interglacial transition: th diatom record. Palaeogeog. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol. vol:167(3-4): 337-357

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Lario, J., Zazo, C., Plater, A.J., Goy, J.L., Dabrio, C.J., Borja, F., Sierro, F.J., and Luque, L. (2001). Particle size and magnetic properties of Holocene estuarine deposits from the Doñana National Park (SW Iberia): evidence of gradual and abrupt coastal sedimentation. Zeitschrift Für Geomorphologie, vol. 45(1): 33-54

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Hodell, D., Curtis, J., Sierro, F.J. and Raymo, M. (2001). Correlation of Late Miocene-to-Early Pliocene Sequences between the Mediterranean and North Atlantic. Paleoceanography,vol 16(2):164-179

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Hodell, D.A., Venz, , K.A. Charles, C.D., and Sierro, F.J.( 2001). The Mid-Brunhes Transition in ODP Sites 1089 and 1090 (Subantarctic South Atlantic). AGU Geophysical Monographs.

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2000 


Vázquez, A., Utrilla, R., Zamarreño, I., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Francés, G. and Bárcena, M.A. (2000). Preccession-related sapropelites of the Messinian Sorbas Basin (South Spain): Paleoenvironmental significance. Palaeogeog., Palaeoclimatol., Palaeoecol, vol. 158:353-370

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Dabrio, C.J., Zazo, C., Goy, J.L., Sierro, F.J., Borja, F., Lario, J., González, J.A. and Flores, J.A. Depositional history of estuarine infill during the Late Pleistocene Holocene postglacial transgression in the Gulf of Cadiz (Southern Spain). Marine Geology, vol. 162:381-404

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Sierro, F.J. Ledesma, S, Flores, J.A., Torrescusa, S. and Martinez del Olmo, W. (2000). Sonic and gamma ray astrochronology. Cycle to cycle calibration of Atlantic climatic records to Mediterranean sapropels and astronomical oscillations. Geology, vol. 28(8): 695-698

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Zazo, C., Dabrio, C.J., Gonzalez, A., Sierro, F.J., Yll, E.I., Goy J.L., Luque, L., Pantaleón-Cano J., Soler, V., Roure, J.M., Lario, J., Hoyos, M. and Borja, F. (2000). The record of the later glacial and interglacial periods in the Guadalquivir marshlands (Mari López drilling, SW Spain). Geogaceta, vol. 26:119

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Flores, J.A.; Bárcena, M.A., and Sierro, F.J. (2000). Ocean surface and wind dynamics in the Atlantic Ocean off Northwest Africa during the last 140.000 years. Palaeogeog. Palaeoclimatol. Palaeoecol., vol, 161: 459-478

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Cacho, I., Grimalt, J.O., Sierro, F.J., Shackleton, N., and Canals, M. (2000). Evidence for enhanced Mediterranean thermohaline circulation during rapid climatic coolings. Earth and Planetary Science Letters vol. 183:427-432.

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Fortuin, A.R. Krijgsman, W,. Hilgen, F.J. and Sierro, F.J.V. 2000. Late Miocene Mediterranean desiccation: topography and significance of the ‘Salinity Crisis’ erosion surface on-land in southeast Spain: Comment. Sedimentary Geology, 133: 167-174.

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1999 


Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Zamarreño, I., Vazquez, A., Utrilla, R., Frances, G., Hilgen, F.J., and Krijsgman, W. (1999). Messinian pre-evaporite sapropels and precession-induced oscillations in Western Mediterranean climate, Marine Geology, vol. 153(1-4): 137-146

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Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A. and Baraza, J.(1999). Late Glacial to recent paleoenvironmental changes in the Gulf of Cadiz and formation of the sandy contourite layers. Marine Geology, vol 155(1-2):157-172

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Dabrio, C.J., Zazo, C., Lario, J. Goy, J.L., Sierro, F.J., Borja, F., González, J.A. and Flores, J.A. (1999). Holocene Coastal evolution in the Gulf of Cadiz (South Spain) deduced from filling of estuaries and connected Spit Bars. Geologie in Mijbow, vol 77:263-281.

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Flores, J.A.; Gersonde, R., and Sierro, F.J. (1999). Pleistocene fluctuations in the Agulhas Current Retroflection based on the calcareous plankton record. Marine Micropaleontology,vol 37:1-22

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Krijgsman, W., Hilgen, F.J., Raffi, I., Sierro, F.J., and Wilson D.S. (1999). Chronology, causes and progression of the Messinian salinity crisis. Nature, vol. 400: 652-655.

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Barhoun, N., Sierro, F.J., El Hajjaji et A Ben Bouziane (1999). Biostratigraphie et paléoenvironment du Miocène supérieur du bassin de Zéghaghane (Rif Nord-Orientale, Maroc): apport des foraminifères planctoniques. Revista Española de Micropaleontología, vol 31(2): 279-287.

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Cacho, I., Grimalt, J.O., Pelejero, C., Canals, M., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A. and Shackleton N.J. (1999). Dansgaard-Oescher and Heinrich event imprints in Alboran Sea paleotemperatures. Paleoceanography, vol, 14(6):698-705

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1998 


Bárcena, M.A., Ledesma, S., Fabrés, J., Calafat, A.M., Canals, M., Sierro, F.J. and Flores, J.A (1998). Record of Holocene Glacial oscillation in the Bransfield Basin as revealed by siliceous microfossil assemblages. Antarctic Science, vol. 10 (3): 269-285

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Dabrio, C.J., Zazo, C. Lario, J., Goy, J.L., Sierro, F.J., Borja, F., González, J.A. and Flores, J.A. (1998). Holocene incised-valley fills and coastal evolution in the Gulf of Cadiz (Southern Spain). Mediterranean and Black Sea shorelines Newsletter, vol. 10: 45-48

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1997 


Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Francés, G., Vazquez, A. and Zamarreño Y. (1997). The last 100,000 years in the Western Mediterranean: Sea Surface water dynamics as revealed by coccoliths. Marine Microplaleontology, vol. 29:351-366

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Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Zamarreño, I., Vázquez, A., Utrilla, R., Francés, G., Hilgen, F.J., and Krijsgman W. (1997). Astronomical cyclicity and sapropels in the pre-evaporitic Messinian of the Sorbas basin (Western Mediterranean). Geogaceta, vol., 21:199-202

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Barcena, M.A., Sierro F.J., Flores, G., Baraza, J., Ercilla, G. and Francés, J.A. (1997). Marine sediments: an accurate tool for reconstructing climatic variability in equatorial Africa during the Late Pleistocene. Geogaceta, vol. 21:127-130

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Baraza, J., G. Ercilla, M. Farrán, J.L. Casamor, J.Sorribas, J.A. Flores, F. J. Sierro, and W. Wersteeg, (1997). The Equatorial Atlantic Mid-Ocean Channel: an ultra high-resolution image of its burial history based on Topas profiles. Marine Geophysical Researches, vol 19:115-135

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Flores, J.A. and Sierro, F.J. (1997). A revised technique for the calculation of calcareous nannofossil accumulation rates. Micropaleontology, vol 43:321-324

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Gersonde, R., Kyte, F.T., Bleil, U., Diekmann, B., Flores, J.A., Gohl, K., Kuhn, G., Sierro, F.J., Völker D., Abelmann, A. and Bostwick, J.A. Geological record and reconstruction of the Late Pliocene impact of the Eltanin asteroid in the Southern Ocean. Nature (article), vol.390:357-362

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1996


Goy, J.L., Zazo, C., Dabrio, C.J., Lario, J., Borja, F., Sierro, F.J., and Flores, J.A. (1996). Global and regional factors controlling changes of coastlines in Southern Iberia (Spain) during the Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 15: 1-8

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Zazo, C., Dabrio, C.J., Goy, J.L., Bardaji, T., Ghaleb, B., Lario, J., Hoyos, M., Hillaire Marcel, C., Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Siva, P.G. and Borja, F. (1996). Cambios en la dinámica litoral y nivel del mar durante el Holoceno en el Sur de Iberia y Canarias Orientales. Geogaceta, vol. 20(7):1679-1682

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1993-1995


González Delgado, J.A., Andrés, I. & Sierro, F.J. (1995). Late Neogene Molluscan faunas from the Northeast Atlantic (Portugal, Spain, Morocco).Geobios, vol. 28(4):459-471

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Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J. & de Pablo F. (1995). Control orbital del flujo de cocolitofóridos durante el Plioceno Superior en el Pacífico ecuatorial (ODP Leg 138). Revista Española de Paleontología, vol. Esp. Homenaje ad Guillerni Colom, 69-76

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Sierro,F. J., González Delgado, J.A., Dabrio, C., Flores, J.A. & Civis, J. (1995). Late Neogene depositional sequences in the Foreland basin of Guadalquivir (SW Spain). In: Friend, P. & Dabrio, C.J. (editors). Tertiary basins of Spain: 329-334. Cambridge University Press.

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Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., & Raffi, I. (1995). Evolution of the calcareous nannofossil assemblage as a response to the paleoceanographic changes in the eastern equatorial Pacific from 4 to 2 Ma (ODP Leg 138, sites 849 and 852). In: Pisias, N.G., Mayer, L.A., Janecek, T.R., Palmer-Hulson A. & van Andel, T.H. (eds.). Procceedings of the Ocean Drilling Program: Scientific Results, vol 138: 163-176. US Government Printing Office, Washington.

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Civis, J., & Sierro, F.J. (1994). Trilobites. Grupos de posición incierta. In: De la Fuente, J.A. (Ed.), Zoología de Artrópodos. Ed. McGraw-Hill: 113-125

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Sierro, F.J., Flores, J.A., Civis, J., Glez. Delgado, J.A. y Francés, G. (1993). Late Miocene Globorotaliid event stratigraphy and biogeography in the NE Atlantic. Marine Micropaleontology, v. 21: 143-167.

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Flores, J.A. and Sierro, F.J. (Editors) (1993). Proceedings of the 5th INA Conference Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca: 1-242 Salamanca

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Flores, J.A., Sierro, F.J., Vazquez, A. & Zamarreño, I. (1993). Quaternary Coccoliths from a Western Mediterranean Core: paleoceanographic and paleoenvironmental implications. INA Newsletter, vol. 15(2):63-64.

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