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Mangini, A., Rutsch, H.J., Frank, M., Eisenhauer, A., Eckhardt, J.-D. (1994): Is there a relationship between atmospheric CO2 and manganese in the Ocean?- in: Carbon Cycling in the Glacial Ocean: Constraints on the Ocean's Role in Global Change, NATO ASI SeriesVol. I 17, edited by R. Zahn et al., 87-104. 

Eisenhauer, A., Spielhagen, R.F., Frank, M., Hentzschel, G., Mangini, A., Kubik, P.W., Dittrich-Hannen, B., and Billen, T. (1994): 10Be records of sediment cores from high northern latitudes: Implications for environmental and climatic changes.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 124, 171-184. (PDF - 1229kb) 

Frank, M., Eckhardt, J.-D., Eisenhauer, A., Kubik, P.W., Dittrich-Hannen, B., Segl, M., and Mangini, A. (1994): Beryllium 10, thorium 230, and protactinium 231 in Galapagos Microplate sediments: implications of hydrothermal activity and paleoproductivity changes during the last 100,000 years.- Paleoceanography 9, 559-578. (PDF - 5621kb) 


Frank, M., Eisenhauer, A., Bonn, W.J., Walter, P., Grobe, H., Kubik, P.W., Dittrich-Hannen, B., and Mangini, A. (1995): Sediment redistribution versus paleoproductivity change: Weddell Sea margin sediment stratigraphy for the last 250,000 years deduced from 230Thex10Be and biogenic barium profiles.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 136, 559-573. (PDF - 1053kb) 


Frank, M. (1996): Reconstruction of late Quaternary environmantal conditions applying the natural radionuclides 230Th, 10Be, 231Pa and 238U: A study of deep-sea sediments from the eastern Atlantic sector of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current system.- Rep. Polar Res. 186, 136 pp. 

Frank, M., Gersonde, R., Rutgers van der Loeff, M., Kuhn, G. and Mangini, A. (1996): Late Quaternary sediment dating and quantification of lateral sediment redistribution applying 230Thex: A study from the eastern Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean.- Geol. Rundsch. 85, 554-566. (PDF - 1266kb) 

Rühlemann, C., Frank, M., Hale, W., Mangini, A., Mulitza, S., Müller, P.J. and Wefer, G. (1996): Late Quaternary productivity changes in the western equatorial Atlantic: Evidence from 230Th normalized carbonate and organic carbon accumulation rates.- Marine Geology 135, 127-152. (PDF - 2097kb) 


Frank, M., Schwarz, B., Baumann, S., Kubik, P.W., Suter, M. and Mangini, A. (1997): A 200 kyr record of cosmogenic radionuclide production rate and geomagnetic field intensity from 10Be in globally stacked deep-sea sediments.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 149, 121-129. (PDF - 621kb) 

Nürnberg, C.C., Bohrmann, G., Schlüter, M. and Frank, M. (1997): Barium accumulation in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean - results from 190,000 year records.- Paleoceanography 12, 594-603. (PDF 3779kb) 

Spielhagen, R.F., Bonani, G., Eisenhauer, A., Frank, M., Frederichs, T., Kassens, H., Kubik, P.W., Mangini, A., Nørgaard-Pedersen, N., Nowaczyk, N.R., Schäper, S., Stein, R., Thiede, J., Tiedemann, R. and Wahsner, M. (1997): Arctic Ocean evidence for late Quaternary initiation of northern Eurasian ice sheets.- Geology 25, 783-786. (PDF - 211kb) 

Francois, R., Altabet, M.A., Yu, E.-F., Sigman, D., Bacon, M.P., Frank, M., Bohrmann, G., Bareille, G. and Labeyrie, L. (1997): Contribution of Southern Ocean surface-water stratification to low atmospheric COconcentrations during the last glacial period.- Nature 389, 929-935. (PDF - 495kb) 

Ceccaroni, L., Langone, L., Frignani, M., Ravaioli, M., Frank, M., Mangini, A., Basavaiah, N. and Giglio, F. (1997): Late Quaternary fluctuations of organic carbon and biogenic silica accumulation on the continental slope of the Ross Sea, Antarctica.- in: The Antarctic Region: Geological Evolution and Processes, Proceedings of the VII International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Sciences Siena, 1995, edited by C.A. Ricci, Terra Antartica Publication, Siena, Italy, 889-896. 


O’Nions, R.K., Frank, M., von Blanckenburg, F. and Ling, H.-F. (1998): Secular variation of Nd and Pb-isotopes in ferromanganese crusts from the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 155, 15-28. (PDF - 524kb) 

Bruns, P., Dullo, W.-C., Hay, W.W., Frank, M. and Kubik, P.W. (1998): Hiatuses on Vøring Plateau: sedimentary gaps or preservation artifacts - Marine Geology 145, 61-84. (PDF - 1442kb) 

Frank, M. and O’Nions, R.K. (1998): Sources of Pb for Indian Ocean ferromanganese crusts: A record of Himalayan erosion?- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 158, 121-130. (PDF - 856kb) 

Ivy-Ochs, S., Heuberger, H., Kubik, P.W., Kerschner, H., Bonani, G., Frank, M., and Schlüchter, C. (1998): The age of the Köfels event. Relative, 14C and cosmogenic isotope dating of an early Holocene landslide in the Central Alps (Tyrol, Austria).- Zeitschrift für Gletscherkunde und Glazialgeologie 34, 57-68. 

Kubik, P.W., Ivy-Ochs, S., Masarik, J., Frank, M., Schlüchter, C. (1998): 10Be and 26Al production rates deduced from an instantaneous event within the dendrocalibration curve, the landslide of Köfels, Ötz Valley, Austria.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 161, 231-241. (PDF - 491kb) 

Ceccaroni, L., Frank, M., Frignani, M., Langone, L., Ravaioli, M. and Mangini, A. (1998): Late Quaternary fluctuations of 230Thex-normalized fluxes of biogenic components on the continental slope of the Ross Sea, Antarctica.- Journal of Marine Systems 17, 515-525. (PDF - 305kb) 

Belshaw, N.S., Freedman, P.A., O’Nions R.K., Frank, M. and Guo, Y. (1998): A new variable dispersion double-focussing plasma mass spectrometer with performance illustrated for Pb-isotopes. Int. J. Mass Spectrom181, 51-58. (PDF - 195kb) 


Asmus, T., Frank, M., Koschmieder, C., Frank, N., Gersonde, R., Kuhn, G. and Mangini, A. (1999): Variations of biogenic particle flux in the southern Atlantic section of the Subantarctic Front during the late Quaternary: Evidence from sedimentary 231Paex and 230Thex.- Marine Geology 159, 63-78. (PDF - 701kb) 

Frank, M., Gersonde, R. and Mangini, A. (1999): Sediment redistribution, 230Thex-normalization and implications for the reconstruction of particle flux and export paleoproductivity.- in: Use of Proxies in Paleoceanography: Examples from the South Atlantic. edited by G. Fischer and G. Wefer, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 409-426. 

Frank, M., O’Nions, R.K., Hein J.R. and Banakar, V.K. (1999): 60 Ma records of major elements and Pb-Nd isotopes from hydrogenous ferromanganese crusts: Reconstruction of seawater paleochemistry.- Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta 63, 1689-1708. (PDF - 1446kb) 

Frank, M., Reynolds, B.C. and O’Nions, R.K. (1999): Nd and Pb isotopes in Atlantic and Pacific water masses before and after closure of the Panama Gateway.- Geology 27, 1147-1150.  (PDF - 252kb) 

Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M. and O’Nions, R.K. (1999): Nd- and Pb- isotope time series from Atlantic ferromanganese crusts: Implications for changes in provenance and paleocirculation over the last 8 Myr.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 173, 381-396. (PDF - 1022) 


Frank, M. (2000): Comparison of cosmogenic radionuclide production and geomagnetic field intensity over the last 200,000 years.- Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. A 358, 1089-1107. (PDF - 986kb) 

O’Nions, R.K. and Frank, M. (2000): Long term records of erosional change from marine ferromanganese crusts.- Proc. Indian Acad. Sci. (Earth Planet. Sci.) 109, 171-180. (PDF - 223kb) 

Frank, M., Gersonde, R., Rutgers van der Loeff, M., Bohrmann, G., Nürnberg, C., Kubik, P.W., Suter, M., and Mangini, A. (2000): Similar glacial and interglacial export bioproductivity in the Atlantic sector of the Southern Ocean: Multiproxy evidence and implications for atmospheric CO2.- Paleoceanography 15, 642-658. (PDF - 3788kb) 


Frank, M., Davies, G.R., Claude-Ivanaj, C., and Hofmann, A.W. (2001): Radiogenic isotopes: New tools help reconstruct paleocean circulation and erosional input.- Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82, 66, 71. 

David, K., Frank, M., O'Nions, R.K., Belshaw, N.S., Arden, J.W., and Hein, J.R. (2001): The Hf isotope composition of global seawater and the evolution of Hf isotopes in the deep Pacific Ocean from Fe-Mn crusts.- Chemical Geology 178, 23-42. (PDF - 973kb) 

Rühlemann, C., Diekmann, B., Mulitza, S., and Frank, M. (2001): Late Quaternary changes of western equatorial Atlantic surface circulation and Amazon lowland climate recorded in Ceará Rise deep sea sediments.- Paleoceanography 16, 293-305. (PDF - 3191kb) 

Masarik, J., Frank, M., Schäfer, J., and Wieler, R. (2001): Correction of in-situ cosmogenic nuclide production rates for geomagnetic field intensity variations during the past 800,000 years.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 65, 2995-3003. (PDF - 221kb) 


Rehkämper, M., Frank, M., Hein, J.R., Porcelli, D., Halliday, A.N., Ingri, J., and Liebetrau, V. (2002): Thallium isotope variations in seawater and hydrogenetic, diagenetic, and hydrothermal ferromanganese deposits.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 197, 65-81. (PDF - 329kb) 

van de Flierdt, T., Frank, M., Lee, D.-C., and Halliday, A.N. (2002): Glacial weathering and the Hafnium isotope composition of seawater.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 198, 167-175 – republished after corrections in Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 201, 639-647. (PDF - 348kb) 

Frank, M., Whiteley, N., Kasten, S., Hein, J.R., and O’Nions, R.K. (2002): North Atlantic Deep Water export to the Southern Ocean over the past 14 Myr: Evidence from Nd and Pb isotopes in ferromanganese crusts.- Paleoceanography 17(2), 1022, 10.1029/2000PA000606. (PDF - 522kb) 

Schaltegger, U., Desmurs, L., Manatschal, G., Müntener, O., Meier, M., Frank, M., and Bernoulli, D. (2002): The transition from rifting to seafloor spreading within a magma-poor rifted margin: field and isotopic constraints.- Terra Nova 14, 156-162. (PDF - 643kb) 

Frank, M., Rutgers van der Loeff, M.M., Kubik, P.W., and Mangini, A. (2002): Quasi-conservative behaviour of 10Be in deep waters of the Weddell sea and the Atlantic sector of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 201, 171-186. (PDF - 1099kb) 

Frank, M. (2002): Radiogenic isotopes: Tracers of past ocean circulation and erosional input.- Rev. Geophys. 40(1), 1001, 10.1029/2000RG000094. (PDF - 6342kb) 

Schaltegger, U., Zeilinger, G., Frank, M., and Burg, J.-P. (2002): Multiple mantle sources during island arc magmatism: U-Pb and Hf isotopic evidence from the Kohistan arc complex, Pakistan.- Terra Nova 14, 461-468. (PDF - 267kb) 

von Quadt, A., Peytcheva, I., Kamenov, B., Fanger, L., Heinrich, C.A., and Frank, M. (2002): The Elatsite porphyry copper deposit in the Panagyurishte ore district, Srednogorie zone, Bulgaria: U-Pb zircon geochronology and isotope-geochemical investigations of magmatism and ore genesis.- in: The Timing and Location of Major Ore Deposits in an Evolving Orogen edited by D.J. Blundell, F. Neubauer, and A. von Quadt, Geological Society, London, Spec. Publ. 204, 119-135. 


van de Flierdt, T., Frank, M., Halliday, A.N., Hein, J.R., Hattendorf, B., Günther, D., and Kubik, P.W. (2003): Lead isotopes in North Pacific Deep Water – Implications for past changes in input sources and circulation patterns.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 209, 149-164. (PDF - 949kb) 

Frank, M. (2003): Radiogene Isotopensysteme in Eisen/Mangankrusten: Tracer für Zirkulation und Verwitterungseintrag in den Ozean.- Vierteljahresschrift der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Zürich 148, 89-96. (PDF - 2006kb) 

Frank, M., van de Flierdt, T., Halliday, A.N., Kubik, P.W., Hattendorf, B., and Günther, D. (2003): The evolution of deep water mixing and weathering inputs in the central Atlantic Ocean over the past 33 Myr.- Paleoceanography 18(4), 1091, 10.1029/2003PA000919. (PDF - 3709kb) 


Rehkämper, M., Frank, M., Hein, J.R., and Halliday, A.N. (2004): Cenozoic marine geochemistry of thallium deduced from isotopic studies of ferromanganese crusts and pelagic sediments.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 219, 77-91. (PDF - 527kb) 

Francois, R., Frank, M., Rutgers van der Loeff, M.M., and Bacon, M.P. (2004): 230Th-normalization: an essential tool for interpreting sedimentary fluxes during the late Quaternary.- Paleoceanography 19, PA 1018, 10.1029/2003PA000939. (PDF - 696kb) 

van de Flierdt, T., Frank, M., Halliday, A.N., Hein, J.R., Hattendorf, B., Günther, D., and Kubik, P.W. (2004): Deep and bottom water export from the Southern Ocean to the Pacific Ocean over the past 38 million years.- Paleoceanography 19, PA 1020, 10.1029/2003PA000923. (PDF - 631kb) 

van de Flierdt, T., Frank, M., Halliday, A.N., Hein, J.R., Hattendorf, B., Günther, D., and Kubik, P.W. (2004): Tracing the history of submarine hydrothermal inputs and the significance of hydrothermal hafnium for the seawater budget: A combined Pb-Hf-Nd isotope approach.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 222, 259-273. (PDF - 405kb) 

Levasseur, S., Frank, M., Hein, J.R., and Halliday, A.N. (2004): The global variation in the iron isotope composition of marine hydrogenetic ferromanganese deposits: implications for seawater chemistry? - Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 224, 91-105. (PDF - 514kb) 

Maden, C., Döbeli, M., Kubik, P.W., Frank, M., and Suter, M. (2004): Measurement of carrier-free 10Be samples with AMS: the method and its potential.- Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 223-224, 247-252. (PDF - 311kb) 

van de Flierdt, T., Frank, M., Lee, D.-C., Halliday, A.N., Reynolds, B.C., and Hein, J.R. (2004): New constraints on the sources and behavior of neodymium and hafnium in seawater from Pacific Ocean ferromanganese crusts.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 68, 3827-3843. (PDF - 620kb) 

Stoykov, S., Peytcheva, I., von Quadt, A., Moritz R., Frank, M., and Fontignie, D. (2004): Timing and magma evolution of the Chelopech volcanic complex (Bulgaria).- Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 84, 101-117. (PDF - 1285kb) 


Ling, H.-F., Jiang, S-Y., Frank, M., Zhou, H.-Y., Zhou, F., Lu, Z.-L., Chen, X-M., Jiang, Y.-H., and Ge, C.D. (2005): Differing controls over the Cenozoic Pb and Nd isotope evolution of deepwater in the central North Pacific Ocean.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 232, 345-361. (PDF - 679kb) 

Polliand, M., Schaltegger, U., Frank, M., and Fontboté, L. (2005): Formation of volcanosedimentary basins on the western flank of the central Peruvian Andes during Late Cretaceous oblique subduction: field evidence and constraints from U-Pb ages and Hf isotopes.- International Journal of Earth Sciences 94, 231-242. (PDF - 913kb) 

Siddall, M., Henderson, G.M., Edwards, N.R., Frank, M., Müller, S.A., Stocker, T.F., and Joos, F. (2005): 231Pa/230Th fractionation by ocean transport, biogenic particle flux and particle type.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 237, 135-155. (PDF - 2858kb)  

Klemm, V., Levasseur, S., Frank, M., Hein, J.R., and Halliday, A.N. (2005): Osmium isotope stratigraphy of a marine ferromanganese crust.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett.238, 42-48. (PDF - 260kb) 


Frank, M.,, Whiteley, N., van de Flierdt, T., Reynolds, B.C., and O’Nions, R.K. (2006): Nd and Pb isotope evolution of deep water masses in the eastern Indian Ocean during the past 33 Myr.- Chemical Geology 226, 264-279. (PDF - 639kb) 

Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M.,, and Burton, K.W. (2006): Constraining erosional input and deep-water formation in the North Atlantic using Nd isotopes.- Chemical Geology 226, 253-263. (PDF - 509kb)     

Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M.,, and Halliday, A.N. (2006): Silicon isotope fractionation during nutrient utilization in the North Pacific.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 244, 431-443. (PDF - 518kb) 

Frank, M.,, Marbler, H., Koschinsky, A., van de Flierdt, T., Klemm, V., Gutjahr, M., Halliday, A.N., Kubik, P.W. and Halbach, P. (2006): Submarine hydrothermal venting related to volcanism in the Lesser Antilles: Evidence from ferromanganese precipitates.- Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7, Q04010, 10.1029/2005GC001140. (PDF - 3899kb)  

Chu, N.-C., Johnson, C.M., Beard, B.L., German, C.R., Nesbitt, R.W., Frank, M.,, Bohn, M., Kubik, P.W., Usui, A. and Graham, I.J. (2006): Evidence for hydrothermal venting in Fe isotope compositions of the deep Pacific Ocean through time.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 245, 202-217. (PDF - 954kb) 

Moran, K., Backman, J., Brinkhuis, H., Clemens, S.C., Cronin, T., Dickens, G.R., Eynaud, F., Gattacceca, J., Jakobsson, M, Jordan, R.W., Kaminski, M., King, J., Koc, N., Krylov, A., Martinez, N., Matthiessen, J., McInroy, D., Moore, T.C., Onodera, J., O’Regan, A.M., Pälike, H., Rea, B., Rio, D.,  Sakamoto, T., Smith, D.C., Stein, R., St. John, K., Suto, I., Suzuki, N., Takahashi, K., Watanabe, M., Yamamoto, M., Farrell, J., Frank, M., Kubik, P., Jokat, W., and Kristoffersen, Y. (2006): The Cenozoic palaeoenvironment of the Arctic Ocean.- Nature 441, 601-605. (PDF - 566kb) 

De Haller, A., Corfu, F., Fontboté L., Schaltegger, U., Barra, F., Chiaradia, M., Frank, M. and Zuñiga Alvarado, J. (2006): Geology, geochronology, and Hf and Pb isotope data of the Raúl-Condestable iron oxide-copper-gold deposit, central coast of Peru.- Econ. Geol. 101, 281-310. (PDF - 2322kb)  

Bard, E. and Frank, M. (2006): Climate change and solar variability: What’s new under the Sun?- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 248, 1-14. (PDF - 774kb) 

Georg, R.B., Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M., and Halliday, A.N. (2006): Mechanisms controlling the silicon isotopic compositions of river waters.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 249, 290-306. (PDF - 851kb) 

Georg, R.B., Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M., and Halliday, A.N. (2006): New sample preparation techniques for the determination of Si isotopic compositions using MC-ICPMS.- Chemical Geology 235, 95-104. (PDF - 276kb) 


Klemm, V., Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M., Pettke, T., and Halliday, A.N. (2007): Cenozoic changes in atmospheric lead recorded in central Pacific ferromanganese crusts.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 253, 57-66. (PDF - 601kb)   

Francois, R., Frank, M., Rutgers van der Loeff, M.M., Bacon, M.P., Geibert. W., Kienast, S., Anderson, R.F., Bradtmiller, L., Chase, Z., Henderson, G., Marcantonio, F., and Allen, S.A. (2007): Comment on “Do geochemical estimates of sediment focusing pass the sediment test in the equatorial Pacific?” by Lyle et al.- Paleoceanography 22, PA1216, 10.1029/2005PA001235. (PDF - 244kb) 

Heck, P.R., Frank, M., Anselmetti, F.S., and Kubik, P.W. (2007): Origin and age of submarine ferromanganese hardgrounds from the Marion Plateau, offshore northeast Australia.- In Anselmetti, F.S., Isern, A.R., Blum, P., and Betzler, C. (Eds.), 2006, Proc. ODP, Sci. Results 194, College Station, TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 1–22. doi:10.2973/ (PDF - 2744kb) 

Heuberger, S., Schaltegger, U., Burg, J.-P., Villa, I.M., Frank, M., Dawood, H. and Hussain, S. (2007): Age and isotopic constraints on magmatism along the Karakoram-Kohistan Suture Zone, NW-Pakistan: Evidence for subduction and continued convergence after India-Asia collision.- Swiss Journal of Geosciences, doi:10.1007/s00015-007-1203-7.(PDF - 1737kb) 

Siddall, M., Stocker, T.F., Henderson, G.M., Joos, F., Frank, M., Edwards, N.R., Ritz, S. and Müller, S.A. (2007): Modelling the relationship between 231Pa/230Th distribution in North Atlantic sediment and Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation.- Paleoceanography 22, PA2214, 10.1029/2006PA001358. (PDF - 971kb) 

Meister, P., McKenzie, J.A., Vasconcelos, C., Bernasconi, S., Frank, M., Gutjahr, M. and Schrag, D. (2007): Dolomite formation in the dynamic deep biosphere: Results from the Peru margin (ODP Leg 201).- Sedimentology. 54, 1007-1032. (PDF - 2764kb) 

Jakobsson, M., Backman, J., Rudels, B., Nycander, J., Frank, M., Mayer, L., Jokat, W., Sangiorgi, F., O’Regan, M., Brinkhuis, H., King, J., and Moran, K. (2007): The Early Miocene onset of a ventilated circulation regime in the Arctic Ocean.- Nature 447, 986-990. (PDF - 898kb) Suppl. (PDF - 391kb) 

Gutjahr, M., Frank, M., Stirling, C.H., Klemm, V., van de Flierdt, T. and Halliday, A.N. (2007): Reliable extraction of a deepwater trace metal isotope signal from Fe-Mn oxyhydroxide coatings of marine sediments.- Chemical Geology 242, 351-370. (PDF - 1064kb) 

van de Flierdt, T., Goldstein, S.L., Hemming, S.R., Roy, M., Frank, M. and Halliday, A.N. (2007): Global neodymium-hafnium isotope systematics - revisited.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 259, 432-441. (PDF - 754kb) 

Henderson, G.M., Anderson, R.F., Adkins, J., Andersson, P., Boyle, E.A., Cutter, G., de Baar, H., Eisenhauer, A., Frank, M., Francois, R., Orians, K., Gamo, T., German, C., Jenkins, W., Moffett, J., Jeandel, C., Jickells, T., Krishnaswami, S., Mackey, D., Measures, C.I., Moore, J.K., Oschlies, A., Pollard, R., Rutgers van der Loeff, M.M., Schlitzer, R., Sharma, M., von Damm, K., and Zhang, J. (2007): GEOTRACES – An international study of the global marine biogeochemical cycles of trace elements and their isotopes.- Chemie der Erde – Geochemistry 67, 85-131. (PDF - 4211kb) 


Haley, B.A., Frank, M., Spielhagen, R.F. and Eisenhauer, A. (2008): Influence of brine formation on Arctic Ocean circulation over the past 15 million years.- Nature Geoscience 1, 68-72. (PDF - 2333kb) 

Knudsen, M.F., Henderson, G.M., Frank, M., Mac Niocaill, C., and Kubik, P.W. (2008): In-phase anomalies in Beryllium-10 production and palaeomagentic field behaviour during the Iceland Basin geomagnetic excursion.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 265, 588-599. (PDF - 1442kb) 

Gutjahr, M., Frank, M., Stirling, C.H., Keigwin, L.D. and Halliday, A.N. (2008): Tracing the Nd isotope evolution of North Atlantic Deep and Intermediate Waters in the western North Atlantic since the Last Glacial Maximum from Blake Ridge sediments.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 266, 61-77. (PDF - 793kb) 

Muiños, S.B., Frank, M., Maden, C., Hein., J.R., van de Flierdt, T., Lebreiro, S.M., Gaspar, L., Monteiro, J.H. and Halliday, A.N. (2008): New constraints on the Pb and Nd isotopic evolution of NE Atlantic water masses.- Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 9, Q02007, doi:10.1029/2007GC001766. (PDF - 595kb) 

Frank, M., Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Moran, K., O’Regan, M., King, J., Haley, B.A., Kubik, P.W. Garbe-Schönberg, D. (2008): Beryllium isotopes in central Arctic Ocean sediments over the past 12.3 million years: Stratigraphic and paleoclimatic implications.- Paleoceanography 23, PA1S02, doi:10.1029/2007PA001478. (PDF - 537kb) 

Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Frank, M., Sangiorgi, F., Brinkhuis, H., Stickley, C., O’Regan, M., Løvlie, R., Pälicke, H. Spofforth, D., Gattacecca, J., Moran, K., King, J. and Heil, C. (2008): Age model and core-seismic intergration for the Cenozoic Arctic Coring Expedition sediments from the Lomonosov Ridge.- Paleoceanography 23, PA1S03, doi:10.1029/2007PA001476. (PDF - 6459kb) 

Haley, B.A., Frank, M., Spielhagen, R.F., and Fietzke, J. (2008): Radiogenic isotope record of Arctic Ocean circulation and weathering inputs of the past 15 million years.- Paleoceanography 23, PA1S13, doi:10.1029/2007PA001486. (PDF - 3430kb) 

Andersson, P.S., Porcelli, D., Frank, M., Björk, G., Dahlqvist, R. and Gustafsson, Ö. (2008): Neodymium isotopes in seawater from the Barents Sea and Fram Strait Arctic-Atlantic gateways.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72, 2854-2867. (PDF - 1206kb) 

Delacour, A., Früh-Green, G.L., Frank, M., Gutjahr, M., and Kelley, D.S. (2008): Sr- and Nd-isotope geochemistry of the Atlantis Massif (30°N, MAR): Implications for fluid fluxes and lithospheric heterogeneity.- Chem. Geol. 254, 19-35. (PDF - 2061kb) 

Klemm, V., Frank, M., Levasseur, S., Halliday, A.N., and Hein, J.R. (2008): Seawater osmium isotope evidence for a middle Miocene flood basalt event in ferromanganese crust records.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 273, 175-183. (PDF - 710kb) 

Peytcheva, I., von Quadt, A., Georgiev, N., Ivanov, Zh., Heinrich, C.A., and Frank, M. (2008): Combining trace-element compositions, U-Pb geochronology and Hf isotopes in zircons to unravel complex calcalkaline magma chambers in the Upper Cretaceous Srednogorie Zone (Bulgaria).- Lithos 104, 405-427. (PDF - 2832kb) 

Reynolds, B.C., Frank, M., and Halliday, A.N. (2008): Evidence for a major change in silicon cycling in the Subarctic North Pacific at 2.73 Ma.- Paleoceanography 23, PA4219, doi:10.1029/2007PA001563. (PDF - 447kb) 


Zimmermann, B., Porcelli, D., Frank, M., Rickli, J., Lee, D.-C., and Halliday, A.N. (2009): The hafnium isotope composition of Pacific Ocean water.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 91-101. (PDF - 572kb) 

Rickli, J., Frank, M., and Halliday A.N. (2009): The hafnium-neodymium isotope composition of Atlantic seawater.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 280, 118-127. (PDF - 855kb) 

Porcelli, D., Andersson, P.S., Baskaran, M., Frank, M., Björk, G., and Semiletov, I. (2009): The distribution of Nd isotopes in Arctic Ocean basins.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 2645-2659. (PDF - 1074kb) 

Peytcheva, I., von Quadt, A., Neubauer, F., Frank, M., Nedialkov, R., Heinrich, C.A. and Strashimirov, S. (2009): U-Pb dating, Hf isotope characteristics and trace-REE-patterns of zircons from Medet porphyry copper deposit, Bulgaria: Implications for timing, duration and sources of ore-bearing magmatism.- Miner. Petrol. 96, 19-41. (PDF - 958kb) 

Zimmermann, B., Porcelli, D., Frank, M., Andersson, P.S., Baskaran, M., Lee, D.-C., and Halliday, A.N. (2009): Hafnium isotopes in Arctic Ocean water.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 3218-3233. (PDF - 884kb) 

Sellén, E., Jakobsson, M., Frank, M. and Kubik, P.W. (2009): Pleistocene variations of beryllium isotopes in central Arctic Ocean sediment cores.- Global and Planetary Change 68, 38-47. (PDF - 760kb) 

Khélifi, N., Sarnthein, M., Andersen, N., Blanz, T., Frank, M., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Haley, B.A., Stumpf, R. and Weinelt, M. (2009): A major and long-term Pliocene intensification of the Mediterranean Outflow, 3.5-3.3 Ma ago.- Geology 37, 811-814. (PDF - 932kb) 

Frank, M., Porcelli, D., Andersson, P.S., Baskaran, M., Björk, G., Kubik, P.W., Hattendorf, B., and Günther, D. (2009): The dissolved beryllium isotope composition of the Arctic Ocean.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 73, 6114-6133. (PDF - 1617kb) 

Gutjahr, M., Frank, M., Halliday, A.N., and Keigwin, L.D. (2009): Retreat of the Laurentide ice sheet tracked by the isotopic composition of Pb in western North Atlantic seawater during termination 1.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 286, 546-555. (PDF - 1431kb) 


Rickli, J., Frank, M., Baker, A.R., Aciego, S., de Souza G., Georg, R.B. and Halliday A.N. (2010): Hafnium and Nd isotopes in surface waters of the eastern Atlantic Ocean: Implications for sources and inputs of trace metals to the ocean.- Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 74, 540-557. (PDF - 1688kb) 

O'Regan, M., St. John, K., Moran, K., Backman, J., King, J., Haley, B.A., Jakobsson, M., Frank, M., Röhl, U. (2010): Plio-Pleistocene trends in ice rafted debris on the Lomonosov Ridge.- Quat. International 219, 168-176. (PDF - 1095kb) 

van de Flierdt, T. and Frank, M. (2010): Neodymium isotopes in paleoceanography, Editorial for special Theme: Case studies of Neodymium Isotopes in Paleoceanography.- Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2439-2441. (PDF - 105kb) 

Gutjahr, M., Hoogakker, B.A.A., Frank, M.. McCave, I.N. (2010): Changes in North Atlantic Deep Water strength and bottom water masses during Marine Isotope Stage 3 (45 to 35 ka BP).- Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2451-2461. (PDF - 1077kb) 

Stumpf, R., Frank, M., Haley, B.A., and Schönfeld, J. (2010): Late Quaternary variability of Mediterranean Outflow Water from radiogenic Nd and Pb isotopes.- Quaternary Science Reviews 29, 2462-2472. (PDF - 900kb) 


Frank, M. (2011): Chemical twins, separated.- Nature Geoscience 4, 220-221. (PDF - 160kb) 

Chen, T.-Y., Ling, H.-F., Frank, M., Zhao, K.-D., and Jiang, S.-Y. (2011): Zircon effect alone insufficient to generate seawater Nd-Hf isotope relationships.- Geochem., Geophys., Geosys.12, Q05003, doi:10.1029/2010GC003363. (PDF - 837kb) 

Frank, M. (2011): Geochemical proxies of ocean circulation and weathering inputs: Radiogenic isotopes of Nd, Pb, Sr, Hf, and Os.- IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science 14, 012001. (PDF - 830kb) 

Kindler, P., Godefroid, F., Chiaradia, M., Ehlert, C., Eisenhauer, A., Frank, M., Hasler, C.-A., and Samankassou, E. (2011): Discovery of Miocene to lower Pleistocene deposits on Mayaguana, Bahamas: evidence for recent active tectonism on the North American margin.- Geology 39, 523-526. (PDF - 705kb) 

Meister, P., Gutjahr, M., Frank, M., Bernasconi, S., Vasconcelos, C., and McKenzie, J.A. (2011): Dolomite formation within the methanogenic zone induced by tectonically-driven fluids in the Peru accretionary prism.- Geology 39, 563-566. (PDF - 715kb) 

Ehlert, C.,Frank, M., Haley, B.A., Böniger, U., DeDeckker, P. and Gingele, F.X. (2011): Current transport versus continental inputs in the eastern Indian Ocean: Radiogenic isotope signatures of clay-size sediments.- Geochem., Geophys., Geosys. 12, Q06017, doi:10.1029/2011GC003544. (PDF - 9671kb) 

Weldeab, S, Frank, M., Stichel, T., Haley, B.A., and Sangen, M. (2011): Spatio-temporal evolution of West African monsoon during the last deglaciation.- Geophysical Research Letters 38, L13703, doi:10.1029/2011GL047805. (PDF - 478kb) 

Stumpf, R., Frank, M., Schönfeld, J., and Haley, B.A. (2011): Climatically driven changes in sediment supply on the SW Iberian shelf since the Last Glacial Maximum.- Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 312, 80-90. (PDF - 1284kb) 

Uenzelmann-Neben, G., Watkeys, M.K., Kretzinger, W., Frank, M., and Heuer, L. (2011): Palaeoceanographic interpretation of a seismic profile from the southern Mozambique Ridge, southwestern Indian Ocean.-  South African Journal of Geology114, 449-458. (PDF - 14943kb)