PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

(Google Scholar: Dr. Micha Ruhl)

  1. Hillebrandt, A. v., Krystyn, L., Kürschner, W.M., Bonis, N.R., Ruhl, M., Urlichs, M., with contributions by Bown, P., Kment, K., McRoberts, C., Simms, M., Tomasovych, A. A candidate GSSP for the base of the Jurassic in the Northern Calcareous Alps (Kuhjoch section; Karwendel Mountains, Tyrol, Austria).   International Subcommission on Jurassic Stratigraphy Newsletter 34 (1), 2-20 (2007).
     

  2. Ruhl, M., Kürschner, W.M., Krystyn, L. Triassic-Jurassic organic carbon isotope stratigraphy of key sections in the western Tethys realm (Austria).   Earth and Planetary Science Letters 281 (3-4): 169-187 (2009).
     

  3. Deenen, M.H.L., Ruhl, M., Bonis, N.R., Krijgsman, W., Kürschner, W.M., Reitsma, M. and Bergen, M.J. v. A new chronology for the end-Triassic mass extinction.  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 291 (1-4): 113-125 (2010).
     

  4. Ruhl, M., Veld, H., Kürschner, W.M. Sedimentary organic matter characterization of the Triassic–Jurassic boundary GSSP at Kuhjoch (Austria).   Earth and Planetary Science Letters 292 (1-2): 17-26 (2010).
     

  5. Bonis, N.R., Ruhl, M. and Kürschner, W.M. Milankovitch-scale palynological turnover across the Triassic-Jurassic transition at St. Audrie’s Bay, SW UK.   Journal of the Geological Society, London 167: 877-888 (2010).
     

  6. Bonis, N.R., Ruhl, M., Kürschner, W.M. Climate change driven black shale deposition during the end-Triassic in the western Tethys.   Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 290 (1-4): 151-159 (2010).
     

  7. Ruhl, M., Deenen, M.H.L., Abels, H.A., Bonis, N.R., Krijgsman, W., Kürschner, W.M. Astronomical constraints on the duration of the early Jurassic Hettangian stage and recovery rates following the end-Triassic mass extinction (St. Audrie’s Bay/ East Quantoxhead, UK).   Earth and Planetary Science Letters 295 (1-2): 262-276 (2010).
     

  8. Ruhl, M., Carbon cycle changes during the Triassic-Jurassic transition.   LPP Contribution Series 28 (2010), ISBN: 978-90-393-5270-0.
     

  9. Deenen, M.H.L., Krijgsman, W., Ruhl, M. The quest for E23r at Partridge Island (Bay of Fundy): CAMP emplacement post-dating the end-Triassic extinction event in Canada.     Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 48, 1282-1291 (2011).
     

  10. Ruhl, M., Kürschner, W.M. Multiple phases of carbon-cycle disturbance from Large Igneous Province formation at the Triassic-Jurassic transition.     Geology 39 (5), 431-434 (2011).
     

  11. Ruhl, M., Bonis N.R., Reichart, G.-J., Sinninghe Damsté, J.S., Kürschner, W.M. Atmospheric methane injection caused end-Triassic mass extinction.     Science 333, 430 (2011).
     

  12. Hillebrandt, A.v., Krystyn, L., Kurschner, W.M., Bonis, N.R., Ruhl, M., Richoz, S., Schobben, M. A. N., Urlichs, M., Bown, P.R., Kment, K., McRoberts, C.A., Simms, M., Tomasových, A. The Global Stratotype Sections and Point (GSSP) for the base of the Jurassic System at Kuhjoch (Karwendel Mountains, Northern Calcareous Alps, Tyrol, Austria).     Episodes 36 (3), 162-198 (2013).
     

  13. Dahl, T.W., Ruhl, M., Hammarlund, E.U., Canfield, D.E., Rosing, M.T., Bjerrum, C.J. Tracing euxinia by molybdenum concentrations in sediments using handheld x-ray fluorescence spectroscopy (HHXRF).    Chemical Geology 360–361, 241–251 (2013).
     

  14. Hesselbo, S. Bjerrum, C.J., Hinnov, L., MacNiocaill, C., Miller, K., Riding, J., Van de Schootbrugge, B. and the Mochras Revisited Science Team. Mochras Revisited: A New Global standard for Early Jurassic Earth History.    Scientific Drilling 16, 81–91 (2013).
     

  15. Hüsing, S., Beniest, A., van der Boon, A., Deenen, M.H.L. Ruhl, M., Krijgsman, W. Magnetostratigraphy of the Lower Jurassic marine successions at St. Audrie’s Bay and East Quantoxhead (Hettangian-Sinemurian; Somerset, UK).     Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 403, 43–56 (2014).
     

  16. Ullmann, C., Hesselbo, S., Ruhl, M., Thibault, N, Korte, C. Effect of a Jurassic Oceanic Anoxic Event on belemnite ecology and evolution.     Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 111 (28), 10073–10076 (2014).
     

  17. Percival, L.M.E., Witt, M.L.I., Mather, T.A., Hermoso, M., Jenkyns, H.C., Hesselbo, S.P., Al-Suwaidi, A.H., Storm, M.S., Xu, W., Ruhl, M. Globally enhanced mercury deposition during the end-Pliensbachian extinction and Toarcian OAE: A link to the Karoo–Ferrar Large Igneous Province.     Earth and Planetary Science Letters 428, 267-280 (2015).
     

  18. Korte, C., Hesselbo, S.P., Ullmann, C.V., Dietl, G., Ruhl, M., Schweigert, G., Thibault, N. Jurassic climate mode governed by ocean gateway.     Nature Communications 6, 10015, doi:10.1038/ncomms10015 (2015).
     

  19. Jenkyns, H.C., Dickson, A.J., Ruhl, M., Van der Boorn, S. Basalt–seawater interaction, the Plenus Cold Event, enhanced weathering and geochemical change: deconstructing Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 (Cenomanian–Turonian, Late Cretaceous).     Sedimentology 64 (1), 16–43 (2017).
     

  20. Robinson, S.A., Ruhl, M., Astley, D.L., Naafs, B.D.A., Farnsworth, A.J., Bown, P.R., Jenkyns, H.C., Lunt, D.J., O’Brien, C., Pancost, R.D., Markwick, P.J. Early Jurassic North Atlantic sea-surface temperatures from TEX86 palaeothermometry.     Sedimentology 64 (1), 215–230 (2017).
     

  21. Xu, W., Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Riding, J.B., Jenkyns, H.C., Orbital pacing of Early Jurassic (Sinemurian) carbon-cycle and environmental change as a cause for source-rock formation and seabed methane seepage.    Sedimentology 64 (1), 127–149 (2017).
     

  22. Mette, W., Thibault, N., Krystyn, L., Korte, C., Clemence, M.-E., Ruhl, M., Rizzi, M., Ullmann, C.V., Rhaetian (Late Triassic) biotic and carbon isotope events and intraplatform basin development in the Northern Calcareous, Alps, Tyrol, Austria.     Geo. Alp 13, 233–256 (2016).
     

  23. Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Hinnov, L., Jenkyns, H.C., Xu, Weimu, Riding, J.B., Storm, M., Minisini, D., Ullmann, C.V., Leng, M.J. Astronomical constraints on the duration of the Early Jurassic Pliensbachian Stage and global climatic fluctuations.     Earth and Planetary Science Letters 455, 149–165 (2016).
     

  24. Korte, C., Thibault, N., Ullmann, C.V., Clémence, M.-E.; Mette, W., Olsen, T.K., Rizzi, M., Ruhl, M., Brachiopod biogeochemistry and isotope stratigraphy from the Rhaetian Eiberg section in Austria: potentials and limitations.     Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie – Abhandlungen 284, 2, 117-138(22) (2017).
     

  25. Xu, W., Ruhl, M., Jenkyns, H.C., Hesselbo, S.P., Riding, J.B., Selby, D., Naafs, B.D.A., Weijers, J.W.H., Pancost, R.D., Tegelaar, E.W., Idiz, E.F., Carbon sequestration in an expanded lake system.     Nature Geoscience 10, 129–134 (2017) doi: 10.1038/ngeo2871.
     

  26. Percival, L.M.E., Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Jenkyns, H.C., Mather, T.A., Whiteside, J.H., Mercury evidence for pulsed volcanism during the end-Triassic mass extinction.     Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 114, 30, 7929–7934 (2017).
     

  27. Dickson, A.J., Gill, B.C., Ruhl, M., Jenkyns, H.C., Porcelli, D., Idiz, E., Lyons, T.W, van den Boorn, S., Molybdenum-isotope chemostratigraphy and paleoceanography of the Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event (Early Jurassic).     Paleoceanography 32, 813–829 (2017).
     

  28. Hinnov, L.A., Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Reply to the Comment on “Astronomical constraints on the duration of the Early Jurassic Pliensbachian Stage and global climatic fluctuations” [Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 455 (2016) 149–165].     Earth and Planetary Science Letters 481, 415–419 (2018).
     

  29. Scaife, J.D., Ruhl, M., Dickson, A.J., Mather, T.A., Jenkyns, H.C., Percival, L.M.E., Hesselbo, S.P., Cartwright, J., Eldrett, J.S., Bergman, S.C., Minisini, D., Sedimentary mercury enrichments as a marker for submarine Large Igneous Province volcanism? Evidence from the Mid-Cenomanian Event and Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 (Late Cretaceous).     Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 18, 4253–4275 (2017).
     

  30. Thibault, N., Ruhl, M., Ullmann, C.V., Korte, C., Kemp, D.B., Grocke, D.R., Hesselbo, S.P., The wider context of the Lower Jurassic Toarcian oceanic anoxic event in Yorkshire coastal outcrops, UK.     Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 129 (3), 372-391 (2018).
     

  31. Xu, W., Ruhl, M., Jenkyns, H.C., Huggett, J.M., Idiz, E., Leng, M.J., Minisini, D., Percival, L.M.E., Riding, J.B., Storm, M.S., Tegelaar, E.W., Tosca, N.J., Ullmann, C.V., Weijers, J.W.H., Hesselbo, S.P., Evolution of the Early Jurassic Toarcian carbon-cycle and global climatic controls on local sedimentary processes (Cardigan Bay Basin, UK).     Earth and Planetary Science Letters 484, 396–411 (2018).
     

  32. Xu, W., Mac Niocaill, C., Ruhl, M., Jenkyns, H.C., Riding, J.B., Hesselbo, S.P., Magnetostratigraphy of the Toarcian Stage (Lower Jurassic) of the Llanbedr (Mochras Farm) Borehole, Wales: basis for a global standard and implications for volcanic forcing of palaeoenvironmental change.     Journal of the Geological Society, London 175 (4), 594-604 (2018).

  33. Korte, C., Ruhl, M., Pálfy, J., Ullmann, C.V., Hesselbo, S.P., Chemostratigraphy across the Triassic–Jurassic boundary.     AGU Books, Chemostratigraphy Across Major Chronological Boundaries, 183-210 (2018).
     

  34. Percival, L.M.E., Jenkyns, H.C., Mather, T.A., Dickson, A.J., Batenburg, S.J., Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Barclay, R., Jarvis, I., Robinson, S.A., Woelders, L., Does Large Igneous Province volcanism always perturb the mercury cycle? Comparing the records of Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 and the end-Cretaceous to other Mesozoic events.     American Journal of Science 318 (8), 799-860 (2018).
     

  35. Sinnesael, M., De Vleeschouwer, D., Zeeden, C., Batenburg, S.J., Da Silva, A.C., de Winter, N.J., Dinarès-Turell, J., Drury, A.J., Gambacorta, G., Hilgen, F.J., Hinnov, L.A., Hudson, A.J.L., Kemp, D.B., Lantink,  M.L., Laurin, J., Li, M., Liebrand, D., Ma, C., Meyers,  S.R., Monkenbusch, J., Montanari, A., Nohl, T., Pälike,  H., Pas, D., Ruhl, M., Thibault, N., Vahlenkamp, M., Valero, L., Wouters, S., Wu, H., Claeys, P., The Cyclostratigraphy Intercomparison Project (CIP): consistency, merits and  pitfalls.     Earth-Science Reviews 199, 102965 (2019).
     

  36. Hooker, J.N., Ruhl, M., Dickson, A.J., Hansen, L.N., Idiz, E., Hesselbo, S.P., Cartwright, J., Shale anisotropy and natural hydraulic fracture propagation: An example from the Posidonienschiefer, Germany.     Journal of Geophysical Research (JGR): Solid Earth 15 (3), doi:10.1029/2019JB018442 (2020).
     

  37. Storm, M.S., Hesselbo, S.P., Jenkyns, H.C., Ruhl, M., Ullmann, C.V., Xu, W., Leng, M.J., Riding, J.B., Gorbanenko, O., Orbital pacing and secular evolution of the Early Jurassic carbon cycle.     Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 117 (8), 3974-3982 (2020).
     

  38. Sweere, T.C., Dickson, A.J., Jenkyns, H.C., Porcelli, D., Ruhl, M., Murphy, M.J., Idiz, E., van den Boorn, S.H.J.M., Eldrett, J.S., Henderson, G.M, Controls on the Cd-isotope composition of Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian–Turonian) organic-rich mudrocks from south Texas (Eagle Ford Group).     Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, In press, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2020.02.019 (2020).
     

  39. Rizzi, M., Thibault, N., Ullmann, C.V., Ruhl, M., Olsen, T.K., Moreau, J., Clémence, M.E., Mette, W., Korte, C., Sedimentology and carbon isotope stratigraphy of the Rhaetian Hochalm section (Late Triassic, Austria).     Global and Planetary Change, In press (2020).
     

  40. Ruhl, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Al-Suwaidi, A., Jenkyns, H., Damborenea, S.E., Manceñido, M., Storm, M., Mather, T., Riccardi, A., On the onset of central Atlantic Magmatic Province (CAMP) volcanism, environmental and carbon-cycle change at the Triassic–Jurassic transition (Neuquen Basin, Argentina).     Earth-Science Reviews, In press.
     

  41. Li, L., Wang, Y., Kürschner, W.M., Ruhl, M., Vajda, V., Palaeovegetation and palaeoclimate changes across the Triassic–Jurassic transition in the Sichuan Basin, China.     Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, In Press.

 42. Gradstein, F.M, Ogg, J.G., Schmitz, M.D., Ogg, G.M., Agterberg, F.P., Aretz, M., Becker, T.R.,

       Butcher, A., Ernst, R.E., Esmeray-Senlet, S., Fensome, R.A., Gale, A.S., Gréselle, B., Gibbard,

       P.L., Goldman, D., Grossman, E.L., Halverson, G.P., Henderson, C.M., Hesselbo, S.P.,

       Hiesinger, H., Jarvis, I., Kerp, H., Laskar, J., McArthur, J.M., Melchin, M.J., Narbonne, G.M.,

       Paytan, A., Raffi, I., Peng, S.C., Petrizzo, M.R., Peucker-Ehrenbrink, B., Sadler, P.M.,

       Saltzman, M.R., Shield, G.A., Simmons, M.D., Speijer, R.P., Strachan, R., Watkins, D.K., Xiao,

       S.H., Zalasiewicz, J., Ahlberg, P., Babcock, L.E., Batenburg, S.J., Chen, Z.Q., Cramer, B.D., Da

       Silva, A-C., Darling, J., Davies, A., Faul, K., Gradstein, S.R., Gray, E.T., Head, M.J., Herbig,

       H-G., Hill, A.C., Hoffman, P.F., Hollis, C. J., Hooker, J.J., Howarth, R.J., Joachimski, M.,

       Johnson, C.M., Leslie, S.A., Mangerud, G., Marshall, J.E., MacGabhann, B.A., Miller, K.G.,

       Munsterman, D.K., Murphy, B.J., Mutterlose, J., Pälike, H., Porter, S.M., Ravizza, G.E., Ray,

       D.C., Rooney, A.D., Ruhl, M., Rushton, A., Sadler, P.M., Shen, S-Z, Singer, B.S., Storey, C.,

       Tanaka, K., Van Buchem, F.S., Wade, B.S., Wang, X.D., Water, C.N., Williams, M., Yao, W.,

       Zhang, S-H., Beu, A.G., Cope, J., Crundwell, M., Hinnov, L.A., Huang, C.J., Ifrim, C., Jiang,

       H.S., Korn, D., Krijgsman, W., McGowan, A. J., Moore, T., Orchard, M., Sardella, R.,

       Vernyhorova.     The Geologic Time Scale 2020. XX, Elsevier, XX pp., In Press.

43.  Hesselbo, S.P., Little, C., Ruhl, M., Thibault, N.R., Ullmann, C.V., Comments on

       “Paleosalinity determination in ancient epicontinental seas: A case study of the T-OAE in

       the Cleveland Basin (UK)” by Remirez, M. N. and Algeo, T. J.     Earth-Science Reviews, In

       Press.

 44. Kovács, E.B., Ruhl, M., Demény, A., Fórizs, I., Hegyi, I., Horváth-Kostka, Z.R., Móricz, F.,

       Vallner, Z., Pálfy, J., Mercury anomalies and carbon isotope excursions in the western

       Tethyan Csővár section support the link between CAMP volcanism and the end-Triassic

       extinction.     Global and Planetary Change, In Press.

In Review/ Revision:

 45. Li, Q., Ding, F., Ruhl, M., Wang, Y., Li, Y., Yang, L., Xu, K., Xie, X., Geochemistry of the Lower

       Cretaceous limestones of the Eastern Tethys Gyabula Formation (Himalaya,

       southern Tibet): implications for depositional environment and tectonic

       setting.     Geological Magazine, In Revision.

 46. Silva, R.L., Duarte, L.V., Wach, G.D., Ruhl, M., Sadki, D., Gómez, J.J., Hesselbo, S.P., Xu, W.,

       O’Connor, D., Rodrigues, B., Mendonça Filho, J.G., An Early Jurassic (Sinemurian–Toarcian)

       stratigraphic framework for the occurrence of Organic Matter Preservation Intervals.    

       Earth-Science Reviews, In review.