Professor Jens Zinke

Full List of Publications

International (peer reviewed) journals

  • Zinke, J., Pfeiffer, M, Felis, T. (2018) Reconstructing climate and environment from coral archives, Eos, 99,
  • Zinke, J., Gilmour, J.P., Fisher, R., Maina, J., Darling, E., Stat, M., Puotinen, M., Richards, Z., Mcclanahan, T.R., Beger, M., Moore, C., Graham, N.A.J., Feng, M., Hobbs, J.P.A., Evans, S., Field, S., Shedrawi, G., Babcock, R., Wilson, S.K. (2018) Gradients of disturbance and environmental conditions shape coral community structure for south-eastern Indian Ocean reefs. Diversity & Distributions, doi:10.1111/ddi.12714.
  • Hennekam, R., Zinke, J., ten Have, M., Brummer, G.J.A. and Reichart, G.-J. (2018) Cocos (Keeling) corals reveal 200 years of multi-decadal modulation of southeast Indian Ocean hydrology by Indonesian Throughflow. Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology, 33, DOI: 10.1002/2017PA003181.
  • Pfeiffer, M., Zinke, J., Dullo, W.-C., Timm, O., Cahyarini, S.Y., Latif, M. and Weber, M. E. (2017) Indian Ocean corals reveal crucial role of World War II bias for twentieth century warming estimates. Scientific Reports 7, 14434, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14352-6.
  • PAGES2K Consortium (2017) Data descriptor: A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era. Scientific Data, 4, 170088, doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.88.
  • Zhang, N., Feng, M., Hendon, H.H., Hobday, A.J. & Zinke, J. (2017) Opposite polarities of ENSO drive distinct patterns of coral bleaching potentials in the southeast Indian Ocean. Scientific Reports, 7, 2443, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-02688-y.
  • Clarke, H., D’Olivo, J. P, Falter, J., Zinke, J., Lowe, R. and McCulloch, M. T.  (2017) Differential response of corals to regional mass-warming events as evident from skeletal Sr/Ca and Mg/Ca ratios. Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst., 18, doi:10.102/2016GC006788.
  • Hetzinger, S., Pfeiffer, M., Dullo, W.-Chr., Zinke, J., Garbe-Schönberg, D. (2016) A change in coral extension rates and stable isotopes after El Niño-induced coral bleaching and regional stress events in coastal Venezuela. Scientific Reports, 6, 32879, doi:10.1038/srep32879.
  • Zinke, J., Reuning, L., Pfeiffer, M., Wassenburg, J.A., Hardman, E., Jhangeer-Khan, R., Davies, G.R., Ng, C.K.C., Kroon, D. (2016) A sea surface temperature reconstruction for the southern Indian Ocean trade wind belt from corals in Rodrigues Island (19S, 63E). Biogeosciences 13,  5827-5847.
  • Abram, N.A., McGregor, H.V., Tierney, J.E., Evans, M.N., McKay, N.P., Kaufman, D.S. and the PAGES 2k Consortium (Thirumalai, K., Martrat, B., Goosse, H., Phipps, S.J.,  Steig, E.J. Halimeda Kilbourne, K., Saenger, C.P., Zinke, J., Leduc, G., Addison, J.A., Mortyn, P.G., Seidenkrantz, M.-S., Sicre, M.-A., Selvaraj, K., Filipsson, H.L., Neukom, R., Gergis, J., Curran, M.A.J., von Gunten, L. (2016) Early onset of Industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents. Nature 536, 411-418.
  • Hoell, A., Funk, C., Zinke, J., Harrison, L. (2016). Modulation of the Southern Africa precipitation response to the El Niño Southern Oscillation by the subtropical Indian Ocean Dipole. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-00016-03220-00386.
  • Ong, JJL, Rountrey, AN, Zinke, J, Meeuwig, JJ, Grierson, PF, O’Donnell, AJ, Newman, SJ, Lough, JM, Trougan, M and Meekan, MG (2016) Evidence for climate-driven synchrony of marine and terrestrial ecosystems in northwest Australia. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13239.
  • Cahyarini S.Y., Zinke, J., Troelstra, S., Suharsono, Aldrian, E., Hoeksema, B.W. (2016) Coral Sr/Ca-based sea surface temperature and air temperature variability from the inshore and offshore corals in the Seribu Islands, Indonesia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 110 (2), 694-700.
  • Zinke, J., Hoell, A., Lough, J., Feng, M., Kuret, A., Clarke, H., Ricca, V., McCulloch, M.T. (2015) Coral record of southeastern Indian Ocean marine heatwaves with intensified Western Pacific temperature gradient. Nature Communications 6, doi: 10.1038/ncomms9562.
  • Smodej, J., Reuning, L., Wollenberg, U., Zinke, J., Pfeiffer, M., Kukla, P. A. (2015) 2D-X-Ray Diffraction as a Tool for the Rapid, Non-destructive Detection of low Calcite Quantities in Aragonitic Corals. Geochem., Geophys., Geosyst., 16, doi:10.1002/2015GC006009.
  • Ong,  J.J., Rountrey, A., Meeuwig, J.J. Newman, S.J., Zinke, J. and Meekan, M.G. (2015) Contrasting environmental drivers of adult and juvenile growth in a marine fish: implications for the effects of climate change. Scientific Reports 5, 10859; doi: 10.1038/ srep10859.
  • Douglass, K. and Zinke, J. (2015) Forging Ahead By Land and By Sea: Archaeology and Palaeoclimate Reconstruction in Madagascar. African Archaeological Review, Special Issue on African Palaeoclimate, doi:10.1007/s10437-015-9188-5.
  • Tierney, J. E., N. J. Abram, K. J. Anchukaitis, M. N. Evans, C. Giry, H. Kilbourne, C. P. Saenger, H. Wu, J. Zinke (2015) Tropical sea-surface temperatures for the past 450 years reconstructed from coral archives. Paleoceanography 30, doi:10.102/ 2014PA002717.
  • Hoell, A., Funk, C, Magadzire, T., Zinke, J. and Husak, G. (2014) El Nino - Southern Oscillation Diversity and Southern Africa Teleconnections During Austral Summer. Climate Dynamics, doi:10.1007/s00382-014-2414-z.
  • Zinke, J., Loveday, B., Reason, C., Dullo, W.-C., Kroon, D. (2014) Madagascar corals track sea surface temperature variability in the Agulhas Current core region over the past 334 years. Scientific Reports 4, 4393; DOI:10.1038/srep04393.
  • Neukom, R., J. Gergis, D. Karoly, H. Wanner, M. Curran, J. Elbert, F. González-Rouco, B. Linsley, A. Moy, I. Mundo, C. Raible, E. Steig, Tas van Ommen, T. Vance, R. Villalba, J. Zinke and D. Frank (2014) Inter-hemispheric temperature variability over the last millennium. Nature Climate Change 4, doi:10.1038/nclimate2174.
  • Zinke, J., Rountrey, A., Feng, M., Xie, S.P., Dissard, D., Rankenburg, K., Lough, J. and McCulloch, M.T. (2014) Corals record long-term Leeuwin Current variability during Ningaloo Niño/Niña since 1795. Nature Communications 5, 3607, doi:10.1038/ncomms4607.
  • Zinke, J., Pfeiffer, M., Park, W., Schneider, B., Reuning, L., Dullo, W.-Chr., Camoin, G. F., Mamgini, A., Schroeder-Ritzrau, A., Garbe-Schönberg, D. and Davies, G. R. (2014) Seychelles coral record of changes in sea surface temperature bimodality in the western Indian Ocean from the Mid-Holocene to the present. Climate Dynamics 43 (3), 689-708.
  • Rodrigues-Ramirez, A., Grove, CA, Zinke, J., Pandolfi, J.M., Zhao, J.X. (2014) Coral luminescence identifies the Pacific Decadal Oscillation as a primary driver of river runoff variability impacting the southern Great Barrier Reef. PLOS One 9(1), e84305, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0084305.
  • Neukom, R., Nash, D.J., Endfield, G. H., Grab, S., Grove, C.A., Kelso, C., Vogel, C.H., and Zinke, J. (2013) Multi-proxy summer and winter precipitation reconstruction for southern Africa. Climate Dynamics 42, 2713-2726, doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1886-6.
  • Maina, J., de Moel, H., Zinke, J., Madin, J., McClanahan, T. and Vermaat, J.E. (2013) Human deforestation outweighs future climate change impacts of sedimentation on coral reefs. Nature Communications 4:1986, doi:10.1039/ncomms2986.
  • Grove, C. A., Zinke, J., Peeters, F., Park, W., Scheufen, T., Kasper, S., Randriamanantsoa, B., McCulloch, M. T. and Brummer, GJA (2013). Madagascar corals reveal multidecadal modulation of rainfall since 1708. Climate of the Past 9, 641-656.
  • Grove, C. A., Kasper, S., Zinke, J., Pfeiffer, M., Garbe-Schönberg, D. and Brummer, G.-J. A. (2013), Confounding effects of coral growth and high SST variability on skeletal Sr/Ca: Implications for coral paleothermometry, Geochem., Geophys. Geosyst., 14, doi:10.1002/ggge.20095.
  • Nagtegaal R, Grove CA, Kasper S, Zinke J, Boer W, Brummer GJA (2012) Spectral luminescence and geochemistry of coral aragonite: effects of whole-core chemical treatments. Chemical Geology 318-319, 6-15.
  • Maina, J., de Moel, H., Vermaat, J., Bruggemann, H. J., Guillaume, MMM, Grove, C. A., Madin, J., Mertz-Kraus, R., Zinke, J. (2012) Linking coral river runoff proxies with climate variability, hudrology and land-use in Madagascar catchments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64, 2047-2059.
  • Grove, C. A., J. Zinke, T. Scheufen, E. Epping, W. Boer, B. Randriamanantsoa and G-J. A. Brummer (2012) Spatial linkages between coral proxies of terrestrial runoff across a large embayment in Madagascar. Biogeosciences 9, 3063-3081.
  • Bruggemann H, Martine Rodier, Mireille Guillaume, Serge Andréfouët, Robert Arfi, J Cinner, Michel Pichon, Frédéric Ramahatratra, Faravavy Rasoamanendrika, Zinke J, Tim McClanahan (2012) Social-ecological problems forcing unprecedented change on the latitudinal margins of coral reefs: the case of southwest Madagascar. Ecology and Society 17 (4), 47.
  • Grove, C. A., Zinke, J., Peeters, F., Park, W., Scheufen, T., Kasper, S., Randriamanantsoa, B., McCulloch, M. T. and Brummer, GJA (2012) Madagascar corals reveal Pacific multidecadal modulation of rainfall since 1708. Climate of the Past Discussion 8, 787-817.
  • Beal, L. M., Ruijter, W. P. M. D., Biastoch, A., Zahn, R., Cronin, M., Hermes, J., Lutjeharms, J., Quartly,G., Tozuka, T., Baker-Yeboah, S., Bornman, T., Cippolini, P., Dijkstra, H., Hall, I., Park, W., Peeters, F., Penven, P., Ridderinkhof, H. & Zinke, J. (2011). On the role of the Agulhas system in ocean circulation and climate. Nature 472, 429-436.
  • Rijsdijk, K.F., J. Zinke, P. G.B. de Louw, J. P. Hume, H. J. van der Plicht, H. Hooghiemstra, H.J.M. Meijer, H. Vonhoff, N. Porch, V. Florens, C. Baider, B. van Geel, J. Brinkkemper, A. Janoo (2009) Dodo mass-mortality during megadrought ca. 4200 years ago: will insular vertebrates cope with future climatic extremes? The Holocene, doi:10.1177/0959683611405236.
  • Cahyarini, S.Y., M. Pfeiffer, W.-Chr. Dullo, J. Zinke, S. Hetzinger, S. Kasper, C. A. Grove, D. Garbe-Schönberg (2011) Comment on ’A snapshot of climate variability at Tahiti at 9.5 ka using a fossil coral from IODP Expedition 310,’ by K. L. Delong, T.M. Quinn, Chuan-Chou Shen and Ke Lin (2010). Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst. 12, doi:10.1029/2010GC003377.
  • U. Fallet, G.J.A. Brummer, J. Zinke, S. Vogels, H. Ridderinkhof (2010) Contrasting seasonal fluxes ofplanktonic foraminifera and impacts on paleothermometry in the Mozambique Channel upstream of the Agulhas Current. Paleoceanography 25, doi:10.1029/2010PA001942.
  • Grove, C.A., Nagtegaal, R., Zinke, J., Scheufen, T., Koster, B., Kasper, S., McCulloch, M.T., van den Bergh, G. and Brummer, G.J.A. (2010) River runoff reconstructions from novel spectral luminescence scanning of massive coral skeletons. Coral Reefs, 29:579–591, DOI 10.1007/s00338-010-0629-y.
  • Cahyarini, S. Y. and Zinke, J. (2010) Geochemical tracer in corals as a sea surface temperature proxy: records from Jukung coral. ITB Journal of Science 42 (1), 65-72.
  • C. A. Grove, R. Nagtegaal, T. Scheufen,B. Koster, J. Zinke, G.-J. Brummer (2009) Luminescence patterns in tropical coral skeletons revealed using a novel technique. Geochimica at Cosmochimica Acta 73 (13), A 470.
  • Zinke, J., M. Pfeiffer, G. Davies, O. Timm, W-C. Dullo and Camoin, G. F. (2009) Tracking the movement of the ITCZ from the Last Interglacial to the present: evidence from Seychelles corals, western Indian Ocean. Geochimica at Cosmochimica Acta 73 (13), A1537.
  • Zinke, J., Pfeiffer, M., Timm, O., Dullo, W.-Chr. and Brummer, G. J. A. (2009) Western Indian Ocean marine and terrestrial records of climate variability: a review and new concepts on land-ocean interaction since A.D. 1660. International Journal of Earth Sciences 98, Special Volume. doi:10.007/s00531-008-0365-5.
  • Crueger, T., Zinke, J. and Pfeiffer, M. (2009) Dominant Pacific SLP and SST variability recorded in Indian Ocean corals. International Journal of Earth Sciences 98, Special Volume. doi:10.007/s00531-008-0324-1.
  • Pfeiffer, M., Dullo, W.C., Zinke, J. and Garbe-Schoenberg, D. (2009) Three monthly coral Sr/Ca records from the Chagos Archipelago covering the period of 1950 to 1995.: Reproducibility and implications for quantitative reconstructions of sea surface temperature variations. International Journal of Earth Sciences 98, Special Volume, doi:10.007/s00531-008-0326-z.
  • Zinke, J., Timm, O., Pfeiffer, M., Dullo, W.-Chr., Kroon, D. and Thomassin, B. A. 2008. Mayotte coral reveales hydrological changes in the western Indian between 1865 to 1994. Geophysical Research Letters 35, L23707, doi:10.1029/2008GL035634.
  • Hetzinger, S., Pfeiffer, M., Dullo, W.-Chr., Keenlyside, N., Latif, M. and Zinke, J. (2008) Caribbean Brain coral tracks the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation and Past Hurricane Intensity. Geology 36 (1), 11-14, doi:10.1130/G24321A.1.
  • Zinke, J., Reijmer, J. J. G., Taviani, M., Dullo, W.-Chr. & Thomassin, B. A. 2005. Facies and faunal assemblage changes in response to the Holocene transgression in the lagoon of Mayotte (Comoro Archipelago, SW Indian Ocean). Facies 50 (3-4), 391-408.
  • Zinke, J., Pfeiffer, M., Timm, O., Dullo, W.-Chr. And Davies, G. R. (2005) Atmosphere-Ocean dynamics in the western Indian Ocean recorded in corals. Philosophical Transactions Royal Society A 363, 121-142.
  • Zinke, J., Dullo, W.-Chr., Heiss, G. A. & Eisenhauer, A. (2004) ENSO and subtropical dipole variability is recorded in a coral record off southwest Madagascar for the period 1659 to 1995. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 228 (1-2), 177-197.
  • Zinke, J., Reijmer, J. J. G. & Thomassin, B. A. (2003) Systems tracts sedimentology in the lagoon of Mayotte associated with the Holocene transgression. Sedimentary Geology, 160, 57-79.
  • Zinke, J., Reijmer, J. J. G., Thomassin, B. A., Dullo, W. Chr. (2003) Postglacial flooding history of Mayotte Lagoon (Comoro Archipelago, southwest Indian Ocean). Marine Geology, 194, 181-196.
  • Zinke, J., Reijmer, J.JG. & Thomassin, B. A. (2001) Seismic architecture and sediment distribution within the Holocene barrier reef-lagoon complex of Mayotte (Comoro archipelago, SW Indian Ocean). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 175, 343-368.
  • Zinke, J., Reijmer, J.JG., Dullo, W-Ch. & Thomassin, B.A. (2000)  Paleoenvironmental changes in the lagoon of Mayotte associated with the Holocene transgression. GeoLines, 11, 150-153.
  • Zinke, J. (1998) Small theropod teeth from the Upper Jurassic coal mine of Guimarota (Portugal). Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 72 (1/2), 179-189, Stuttgart.
  • Zinke, J. & Rauhut, O. W. M. (1994) Small theropods (Dinosauria, Saurischia) from the Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous of the Iberian Penninsula. Berliner geowissenschaftliche Abhandlungen, E 13, 163-177, Berlin.

(Contributions to) books (peer-reviewed)

  • Grove CA, Rodriguez-Ramirez A, Merschel G, Tjallingii R, Zinke J, Macia A, Brummer G-J 2015. UV-spectral luminescence scanning: technical updates and calibration developments. In: EDS: Croudace, Ian W., Rothwell, R. Guy, Micro-XRF Studies of Sediment Cores - Applications of a non-destructive tool for the environmental sciences series. Developments in Paleoenvironmental Research, Vol. 17, pp. 563-582, Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York.
  • Zinke, J., von Storch, H., Mueller, B., Zorita, E., Rein, B., Mieding, B., Miller, H., Luecke, A., Schleser, G. H., Schwab, M., Negendank, J. F. W., Kienerl, U., Gonzalez-Rouco, J.-F., Dullo, W.-Chr. And Eisenhauer, A. 2004. Evidence for the climate during the Late Maunder Minimum from proxy data and model simulations available within KIHZ. In: von Storch, H., Raschke, E. and Floeser, G. (eds.) The Climate in Historical Times - Towards a synthesis of Holocene proxy data and climate models. Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg-New York, pp. 397-414.

Policy/Opinion/White papers

  • Zinke, J, McGregor, H, Lough, J, Abram, N, Webster, J, O’Leary, M, Gagan, M, McCulloch, M, Woodroffe, C. and I Goodwin (2015) Dealing with climate change through understanding tropical ocean-atmosphere climate interactions and their impacts on marine ecosystems. White paper for Australia’s National Marine Science Plan 2025, Quaternary Australasia 32(1), 25-31.
  • Meissner, K., Chase, Z., McGregor, H., Phipps, S., Webster, J., Abram, N., Armand, L., De Decker, P., Ellwood, M., Exon, N., Gagan, M., Goodwin, I., Howard, W., Lough, J.M., McCulloch, M.,  Moy, A., O’Leary, M., Skilbeck, G., Welsh, K. Zinke, J., (2015). Dealing with Climate Change: Paleoclimate research in Australia. White paper for Australia’s National Marine Science Plan 2025. Quaternary Australasia 32(1), 19-24.
  • Santoso, A., W. Cai, G. Meyers, J. Brown, M. Feng, D. Dommenget, H. Hendon, J. Zinke, J.-J. Luo, P. McIntosh, S. J. Marsland, S. McGregor, A. Sen Gupta, S. Power (2015). Dealing with Climate Change – Tropical Oceanography research in Australia. White paper for Australia’s National Marine Science Plan 2025.
  • Church, J., Slangen, A., Zhang, X., King, M. A., Galton-Fenzi, B. K., McGregor, S., Domingues, C. M., Marsland, S. J., Watson, C., Woodroffe, C. D., Zinke, J., O’Leary, M., Hobbs, W., Legresy, B., Feng, M., Sloyan, B., Lambeck, K., Spillman, C. (2015) Dealing with Climate Change - Sea level and ocean heat and freshwater content. White paper for Australia’s National Marine Science Plan 2025.
  • Maina-Mbui, J. and Zinke, J. Manage the Land to protect the Reefs. The Conversation. 12th June 2013.

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