Publications K. Fitzsimmons

Journal articles (74)

In Press

74. Perić, Z., Marković, S.B., Avram, A., Timar-Gabor, A., Zeeden, C., Nett, J.J., Fischer, P., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Gavrilov, M.B. (in press) Initial quartz OSL and dust mass accumulation rate investigation of the Kisiljevo loess sequence in north-eastern Serbia. Quaternary International.


73. Prud’homme, C., Scardia, G., Vonhof, H., Guinoiseau, D., Nigmatova, S., Fiebig, J., Gerdes, A., Janssen, R., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2021) Central Asian modulation of northern hemisphere moisture transfer over the Late Cenozoic. Communications Earth and Environment 2, 106.

72. Fischer, P., Jöris, O., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Vinnepand, M., Prud’homme, C., Schulte, P., Hatté, C., Hambach, U., Lindauer, S., Zeeden, C., Perić, Z., Lehmkuhl, F., Wunderlich, T., Wilken, D., Schirmer, W., Vött, A. (2021) The loess-palaeosol sequences of the Schwalbenberg (Middle Rhine Valley, Germany): Millennial-scale terrestrial ecosystem responses to last interglacial/glacial cycle climatic changes. Catena 196, 104913.


71. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Dobos, A., Probst, M., Iovita, R. (2020) Thinking outside the box at open-air archaeological contexts: examples from loess landscapes in southeast Romania. Frontiers in Earth Sciences 8, 561207.

70. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Nowatzki, M., Dave, A.K., Harder, H. (2020) Intersections between wind regimes, topography and sediment supply: Perspectives from aeolian landforms in Central Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 540, 109531.

70a. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Nowatzki, M., Dave, A.K., Harder, H. (2020) Corrigendum to “Intersections between wind regimes, topography and sediment supply: Perspectives from aeolian landforms in Central Asia”. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 552, 109795.

69. Barrows, T.T., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Mills, S., Tumney, J., Pappin, D., Stern, N. (2020) Late Pleistocene lake level history of Lake Mungo, Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 238, 106338.

68. Li, Y., Song, Y., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Chen, X., Prud’homme, C., Zong, X. (2020) Origin of loess deposits in the North Tian Shan piedmont, Central Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 559, 109972.

67. Peti, L., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Hopkins, J.L., Nilsson, A., Fujioka, T., Fink, D., Mifsud, C., Christl, M., Muscheler, R., Augustinus, P.C. (2020) Development of a multi-method chronology spanning the Last Glacial Interval from Orakei maar lake, Auckland, New Zealand. Geochronology 2, 367-410.

66. Timar-Gabor, A., Chruscinska, A., Benzid, K., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Begy, R., Bailey, M. (2020) Bleaching studies on Al-hole ([AlO4/h]0) electron spin resonance signals in sedimentary quartz. Radiation Measurements 130, 106221.

65. Vinnepand, M., Fischer, P., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Thornton, B., Fiedler, S., Vött, A. (2020) Combining inorganic and organic carbon stable isotope signatures in the Schwalbenberg loess-palaeosol sequence near Remagen (Middle Rhine valley, Germany). Frontiers in Earth Science 8, 276.


64. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Stern, N., Spry, C. (2019) Holocene and recent aeolian reactivation of the Willandra Lakes lunettes, semi-arid southeastern Australia. The Holocene 29(4), 616-621.

63. Zwyns, N., Paine, C.H., Tsedendorj, B., Talamo, S., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Gantumur, A., Guunii, L., Davakhuu, O., Flas, D., Dogandzić, T., Doerschner, N., Welker, F., Gillam, J.C., Noyer, J.B., Bakhtiary, R.S., Allshouse, A.F., Smith, K.N., Khatsenovich, A.M., Rybin, E.P., Byambaa, G., Hublin, J.-J. (2019) The northern route for human dispersal in Central and Northeast Asia: new evidence from the site of Tolbor-16, Mongolia. Scientific Reports 9, 11759.

62. Dave, A., Courty, M.A., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Singhvi, A.K. (2019) Revisiting the contemporaneity of a mighty river and the Harappans: archaeological, stratigraphic and chronometric constraints. Quaternary Geochronology 49, 230-235.

61. Doerschner, N., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Blasco, R., Finlayson, G., Rodriguez-Vidal, J., Rosell, J., Hublin, J.-J., Finlayson, C. (2019) Chronology of the late Pleistocene archaeological sequence at Vanguard Cave, Gibraltar: insights from quartz single and multiple grain luminescence dating. Quaternary International 501B, 289-302.

60. Smalley, I., Marshall, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Whalley, W.B., Ngambi, S. (2019) Desert loess: a selection of relevant topics. Geologos 25(1), 75-86.


59. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Sprafke, T. Zielhofer, C., Guenter, C., Deom, J.-M., Sala, R., Iovita, R. (2018) Loess accumulation in the Tian Shan piedmont: implications for palaeoenvironmental change in arid Central Asia. Quaternary International 469A, 30-43.

58. Fitzsimmons, K.E., McLaren, S., Smalley, I. (2018) The first loess map and related topics: contributions by twenty significant women loess scholars. Open Geosciences 10, 311-322.

57. Li, Y., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Chen, X., Wang, Q., Sun, H., Zhang, Z. (2018) New evidence for the provenance and formation of loess deposits in the Ili Basin, Arid Central Asia. Aeolian Research 35, 1-8.

56. Li, Y., Song, Y., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Chang, H., Orozbaev, R., Li, X. (2018) Aeolian dust dispersal patterns since the last glacial period in eastern Central Asia: insights from a loess-paleosol sequence in the Ili Basin. Climate of the Past 14, 271-286.

55. Lukic, T., Bjelajac, D., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Markovic, S.B., Basarin, B., Mladan, D., Micic, T., Schaetzl, R.J., Gavrilov, M.B., Milanovic, M., Sipos, G., Mezosi, G., Knezevic-Lukic, N., Milincic, M., Letal, A., Samaradzic, I. (2018) Factors triggering landslide occurrence on the Zemun loess plateau, Belgrade area, Serbia. Environmental Earth Sciences 77, paper 519.

54. Schaetzl, R.J., Bettis, E.A., Crouvi, O., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Grimley, D.A., Hambach, U., Lehmkuhl, F., Marković, S.B., Mason, J.A., Owczarek, P., Roberts, H.M., Rousseau, D.-D., Stevens, T., Vandenberghe, J., Zarate, M., Veres, D., Yang, S., Zech, M., Conroy, J.L., Dave, A.K., Faust, D., Hao, Q., Obreht, I., Prud’homme, C., Smalley, I., Tripaldi, A., Zeeden, C., Zech, R. (2018) Approaches and challenges to the study of loess. Quaternary Research 89, 563-618.

53. Schulte, P., Sprafke, T., Rodrigues, L., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2018) Are fixed grain size ratios useful proxies for loess sedimentation dynamics? Experiences from Remizovka, Kazakhstan. Aeolian Research 31B, 131-140.

52. Sprafke, T., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Grützner, C., Elliot, A., Marquer, L., Nigmatova, S. (2018) Reevaluation of Late Pleistocene loess profiles at Remizovka (Kazakhstan) indicates the significance of topography in evaluating terrestrial paleoclimate records. Quaternary Research 89, 674-690.

51. Zeeden, C., Hambach, U., Veres, D., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Obreht, I., Boesken, J., Schulte, P., Lehmkuhl, F. (2018) Millennial-scale climate oscillations recorded in the Lower Danube loess: high resolution correlative age models constrained by Campanian Ignimbrite tephra and luminescence dating. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 509, 164-181.

50. Zielhofer, C., Wellbrock, K., al-Souliman, A.S., von Grafenstein, M., Schneider, B., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Stele, A., Lauer, T., von Suchodoletz, H., Al-Khalifa, H., Grottker, M., Gebel, H.G.K. (2018) Climate forcing and shifts in water management on the northwest Arabian Peninsula (mid-Holocene Rasif wetlands, Saudi Arabia). Quaternary International 473A, 120-140.


49. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2017) Reconstructing palaeoenvironments on desert margins: new perspectives from Eurasian loess and Australian dry lake shorelines. Quaternary Science Reviews 171, 1-19.

48. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Iovita, R.P., Sprafke, T., Glantz, M., Talamo, S., Horton, K., Beeton, T., Alipova, A., Bekseitov, G., Ospanov, Y., Deom, J.-M., Sala, R., Taimagambetov, Zh. (2017) A chronological framework connecting the early Upper Palaeolithic across the Central Asian piedmont. Journal of Human Evolution 113, 107-126.

47. Ackerley, D., Reeves, J., Barr, C., Bostock, H., Fitzsimmons, K., Fletcher, M.-S., Gouramanis, C., McGregor, H., Mooney, S., Phipps, S., Tibby, J., and Tyler, J. (2017) Evaluation of PMIP2 and PMIP3 simulations of mid-Holocene climate in the Indo-Pacific, Australasian and Southern Ocean regions, Climate of the Past 13, 1661-1684.

46. Reid, M.A., Thoms, M.C., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Chilcott, S. (2017) Sedimentation in dryland river waterholes: a threat to aquatic refugia? Marine and Freshwater Research 68(4), 668-685.


45. Doerschner, N., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Ditchfield, P., McLaren, S.J., Steele, T.E., Zielhofer, C., McPherron, S., Bouzouggar, A., Hublin, J.-J. (2016) A new chronology for Rhafas, Morocco, spanning the North African Middle Stone Age through to the Neolithic. PLOS ONE 11(9): e0162280.

44. Shulmeister, J., Kemp, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Gontz, A. (2016) Wind regimes during the last glacial maximum and early Holocene: evidence from Little Llangothlin Lagoon, New England Tableland, eastern Australia. Climate of the Past 12, 1435-1444.

43. Steele, T.E., Mackay, A., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Igreja, M., Marwick, B., Orton, J., Schwortz, S., Stahlschmidt, M. (2016) Varsche Rivier 003: A Middle and Later Stone Age site with Still Bay and Howiesons Poort assemblages in southern Namaqualand, South Africa. Paleoanthropology 2016:100-163.

42. Doerschner, N., Hernandez, M., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2016) Sources of variability in single grain dose recovery experiments: insights from Moroccan and Australian samples. Ancient TL 34(1), 14-25.

41. Marković, S.B., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Sprafke, T., Hambach, U., Gavrilović, D., Smalley, I.J., Stevens, T., Lehmkuhl, F., Obreht, I., Zeeden, C., Jović, V., Svirčev, Z., Gavrilov, M.B., Bešlin, M. (2016) The History of Danube Loess research. Quaternary International 399, 86-99.


40. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Stern, N., Murray-Wallace, C.V., Truscott, W., Pop, C. (2015) The Mungo mega-lake event, semi-arid Australia: non-linear descent into the last ice age, implications for human behavior. PLOS ONE 10(6), e0127008.

39. Fullagar, R., Hayes, E., Stephenson, B., Field, J., Matheson, C., Stern, N., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2015) The scale of seed grinding at Lake Mungo. Archaeology in Oceania 50, 177-179.

38. Solongo, S., Ochir, A., Tengis, S., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Hublin, J.-J. (2015) Luminescence dating of mortar and terracotta from a Royal Tomb at Ulaankhermiin Shoroon Bumbagar, Mongolia. Science and Technology of Archaeological Research 1, 1-8. STAR2015122054892315Y.0000000004.

37. Sajo, I., Kovacs, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Jager, V., Lengyel, G., Viola, B., Talamo, S., Hublin, J.-J. (2015) Core-shell processing of natural pigment: Upper Palaeolithic red ochre from Lovas, Hungary. PLOS ONE 10(7), e0131762.

36. Fullagar, R., Hayes, E., Stephenson, B., Field, J., Matheson, C., Stern, N., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2015) Evidence for Pleistocene seed grinding at Lake Mungo, southeastern Australia. Archaeology in Oceania 50, 3-19.

35. Marković, S.B., Stevens, T., Kukla, G.J., Hambach, U., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Gibbard, P., Buggle, B., Zech, M., Guo, Z., Hau, Q., O’Hara Dhand, K., Smalley, I., Újvári, G., Sümegi, P., Timar-Gabor, A., Veres, D., Sirocko, F., Jary, Z., Svensson, A., Jović, V., Kovács, J., Zvirčev, Z., Vasiljević, D.A. (2015) The Danube loess stratigraphy – new steps towards a pan-European loess stratigraphic model. Earth Science Reviews 148, 228-258.

34. Horne, D., Lees, B., Cupper, M., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2015) Revisiting the development of the Princess Charlotte Bay chenier plain: results and broader implications for chenier plain studies. Marine Geology 364, 12-20.


Career break: 10 months’ maternity leave

33. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Hambach, U. (2014) Loess accumulation during the last glacial maximum: evidence from Urluia, southeastern Romania. Quaternary International 334-335, 74-85.

32. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Stern, N., Murray-Wallace, C.V. (2014) Depositional history and archaeology of the central Lake Mungo lunette, Willandra Lakes, southeast Australia. Journal of Archaeological Science 41, 349-364.

31. Iovita, R.P., Doboş, A., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Probst, M., Hambach, U., Petculescu, A., Robu, M., Vlaicu, M. (2014) Geoarchaeological prospection in the loess steppe: preliminary results from the Lower Danube Survey for Palaeolithic sites (LoDanS). Quaternary International 351, 98-114.

30. Anechitei-Deacu, V., Timar-Gabor, A., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Veres, D., Hambach, U. (2014) Multi-method luminescence investigations on quartz grains of different sizes extracted from a loess section in Southeast Romania interbedding the Campanian Ignimbrite ash layer. Geochronometria 41, 1-14.


29. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Hambach, U., Veres, D., Iovita, R. (2013) The Campanian Ignimbrite eruption: new data on volcanic ash dispersal and its potential impact on human evolution. PLOS ONE 8, e65839.

28. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Cohen, T.J., Hesse, P.P., Jansen, J., Nanson, G.C., May, J.-H., Barrows, T.T., Haberlah, D., Hilgers, A., Kelly, T., Larsen, J., Lomax, J., Treble, P. (2013) Late Quaternary palaeoenvironmental change in the Australian drylands: a synthesis. Quaternary Science Reviews 74, 78-96.

27. Petherick, L., Bostock, H., Cohen, T.J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Tibby, J., Moss, P., Barrows, T.T., Reeves, J., Kemp, J., Jansen, J., Nanson, G., De Deckker, P., Fletcher, M., Dosseto, A., OZ-INTIMATE members. (2013) Climatic records over the past 30 ka from temperate Australia – a synthesis from the OZ-INTIMATE workgroup. Quaternary Science Reviews 74, 58-77.

26. Reeves, J.M., Bostock, H.C., Ayliffe, L.K., Barrows, T.T., De Deckker, P., Devriendt, L.S., Dunbar, G.B., Drysdale, R.N., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Gagan, M.K., Griffiths, M.L., Haberle, S.G., Jansen, J.D., Krause, C.E., Lewis, S., McGregor, H.V., Mooney, S.D., Moss, P., Nanson, G., Purcell, A., van der Kaars, S (2013) Palaeoenvironmental change in tropical Australasia over the last 30,000 years – A synthesis by the OZ-INTIMATE group. Quaternary Science Reviews 74, 97-114.

25. Reeves, J.M., Barrows, T.T., Cohen, T.J., Kiem, A.S., Bostock, H.C., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Krause, C., Petherick, L., Phipps, S., OZ-INTIMATE members. (2013) Global climate variability recorded in marine and terrestrial archives in the Australian region over the last 35 ka: an OZ-INTIMATE compilation. Quaternary Science Reviews 74, 21-34.

24. Braun, D.R., Levin, N.E., Stynder, D., Herries, A.I.H., Archer, W., Forrest, F., Roberts, D.L., Bishop, L.C., Matthews, T., Lehmann, S.B., Pickering, R., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2013) Pleistocene hominin occupation of the Western Cape of South Africa. Quaternary Science Reviews 82, 145-166.

23. Guhl, A., Bertran, P., Zielhofer, C., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2013) Optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dating of sand-filled wedge structures and their alluvial host sediment from Jonzac, Southwest France. Boreas 42, 317-332.


22. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Marković, S.B., Hambach, U. (2012) Pleistocene environmental dynamics recorded in the loess of the middle and lower Danube basin. Quaternary Science Reviews 41, 104-118.

21. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Miller, G.H., Spooner, N.A., Magee, J.W. (2012) Aridity in the monsoon zone as indicated by desert dune formation in the Gregory Lakes basin, northwestern Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 59(4), 469-478.

20. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Barrows, T.T. (2012) Late Pleistocene aeolian reactivation downwind of the Naracoorte East range, South Australia. Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie 56(2), 225-237.

19. Iovita, R.P., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Dobos, A., Hambach, U., Hilgers, A., Zander, A. (2012) Dealul Guran: evidence for Lower Paleolithic occupation of the Lower Danube loess steppe. Antiquity 86, 973-989.


18. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2011) An assessment of the luminescence sensitivity of Australian quartz with respect to sediment history. Geochronometria 38(3), 199-208.

17. Warner, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Reynolds, E.M., Gladkis, L.G., Timmers, H. (2011) Exploration of activity measurements and equilibrium checks for sediment dating using thick-window germanium detectors. Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry 1336, 213-218.


16. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Barrows, T.T. (2010) Holocene hydrologic variability in temperate southeastern Australia: An example from Lake George, New South Wales. The Holocene 20(4), 585-597.

15. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Rhodes, E.J., Barrows, T.T. (2010) OSL dating of southeast Australian quartz: A preliminary assessment of luminescence characteristics and behaviour. Quaternary Geochronology 5, 91-95.

14. Cheetham, M.D., Keene, A.F., Erskine, W.D., Bush, R.T., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Jacobsen, G.E., Fallon, S.J. (2010) Resolving the Holocene alluvial record in south-eastern Australia using luminescence and radiocarbon techniques. Journal of Quaternary Science 25(7), 1160-1168.

13. Cheetham, M.D., Bush, R.T., Keene, A.F., Erskine, W.D., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2010) Longitudinal variation in the late Quaternary terrace sequences of Widden Brook, southeastern Australia. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences 57, 97-109.


12. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Magee, J.W., Amos, K.J. (2009) Characterisation of aeolian sediments from the Strzelecki and Tirari Deserts, Australia: Implications for reconstructing palaeoenvironmental conditions. Sedimentary Geology 218, 61-73.

11. Darrenougue, N., De Deckker, P., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Norman, M.D., Reed, E., van der Kaars, S., Fallon, S. (2009) A 40,000 year record of aeolian sedimentation in Blanche Cave, Naracoorte, South Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2600-2615.

10. Veth, P., Smith, M., Bowler, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Williams, A., Hiscock, P. (2009) Excavations at Parnkupirti, Lake Gregory, Great Sandy Desert: OSL ages for occupation before the Last Glacial Maximum. Australian Archaeology 69, 1-10.


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9. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Telfer, M.W. (2008) Complexities in the preservation and interpretation of late Quaternary dune records: Examples from the Tirari Desert, Australia and the southwestern Kalahari, South Africa. Chungará 40, 295-308.


8. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Rhodes, E., Magee, J., Barrows, T.T. (2007) The timing of linear dune activity in the Strzelecki and Tirari Deserts, Australia. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 2598–2616.

7. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Bowler, J., Rhodes, E., Magee, J. (2007) Relationships between desert dunes during the late Quaternary in the Lake Frome region, Strzelecki Desert, Australia. Journal of Quaternary Science 22(5), 549-558.

6. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2007) Morphologic variability in the linear dunefields of the Strzelecki and Tirari Deserts, Australia. Geomorphology 91(1-2), 146-160.

5. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Gell, P., Bickford, S., Barrows, T.T., Mooney, S., Denham, T., OZPACS Contributors (2007) The OZPACS database: A resource for understanding recent impacts on Australian ecosystems. Quaternary Australasia 24(3), 2-6.


4. Clarke, J.D.A., Persaud, R., Rupert, S., Bishop, M., Brown, A., Clarke, A., Clarke, J.P., Clarke, R., Cutler, N., Dawson, S., Fitzsimmons, K.E., et al. (2006) A multi-goal Mars analogue expedition (Expedition Two) to the Arkaroola region, Australia. In Clarke, J.D.A. (ed) Mars Analog Research, American Astronautical Society Science & Technology Series 111, 3-15. 2005

3. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2005) A day in the dunes: Quaternary aeolian landscapes east of Lake Frome, South Australia. In: Aikman, A., Lilly, K., Celerier, J., Kovacs, I., Estermann, G. (Eds) An excursion guide to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Journal of the Virtual Explorer 20, Paper 5.

2. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2005) Oases in the desert: Mound springs and their role in desert hydrology. In: Aikman, A., Lilly, K., Celerier, J., Kovacs, I., and Estermann, G. (Eds) An excursion guide to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Journal of the Virtual Explorer 20, Paper 11.

1. Celerier, J. and Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2005) Introduction to the Flinders Ranges. In: Aikman, A., Lilly, K., Celerier, J., Kovacs, I., and Estermann, G. (Eds) An excursion guide to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia. Journal of the Virtual Explorer 20, Paper 1.

Book sections (8)

8. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2018) Applications in aeolian environments. In: Bateman, M., Bailiff, I. (eds) Handbook of Luminescence Dating. Whittles Publishing, Caithness, pp.110-152.


7. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2014) Transverse dune (category). In: Kereszturi, A., Hargitai, H. (eds) Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms. Springer, Chapter 381.

6. Cardinale, M., Hargitai, H., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2014) Dune. In: Kereszturi, A., Hargitai, H. (eds) Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms. Springer, Chapter 163.

5. Radebaugh, J., Sharma, P., Korteniemi, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2014) Linear dune. In: Kereszturi, A., Hargitai, H. (eds) Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms. Springer, Chapter 460.


4. Stern, N., Tumney, J., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Kajewski, P. (2013) Strategies for investigating human responses to changes in landscape and climate at Lake Mungo in the Willandra Lakes, southeast Australia. In: Frankel, D., Webb, J.M., Lawrence, S. (eds) Archaeology in environment and technology: Intersections and Transformations. Routledge, 31-50.


3. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2010) Constraining the timing of soil formation in linear dunes: A case study from the Strzelecki and Tirari Deserts, central Australia. Online vignette supporting: Bierman, P. and Montgomery, D. (Eds.) Key concepts in Geomorphology. W.H. Freeman, Vermont.


2. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2009) Linear dune formation: Longitudinal elongation or local wind rifting? An example from the Strzelecki Desert, central Australia. Online vignette supporting: Bierman, P. and Montgomery, D. (Eds.) Key concepts in Geomorphology. W.H. Freeman, Vermont.

1. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2009) Regional trends in desert dune morphology and orientation: Examples from the Australian deserts. Online vignette supporting: Bierman, P. and Montgomery, D. (Eds.) Key concepts in Geomorphology. W.H. Freeman, Vermont.  

Other peer-reviewed papers (6)


6. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2006) Regional landform patterns in the Strzelecki Desert dunefield: dune migration and mobility at large scales. Regolith 2006 – Consolidation and dispersion of ideas. Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Environments and Mineral Exploration (CRC LEME), Perth, pp.95-99.

5. McQueen, K.G., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2006) Getting those papers written and published. Regolith 2006 – Consolidation and dispersion of ideas. CRC LEME, Perth, pp.236-241.


4. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2005) From little things big things grow: Reconstructing past environments from Quaternary desert dune sediments and stratigraphy. In: Roach, I.C. (ed) Regolith 2005: Ten years of CRC LEME. CRC LEME, pp. 102-106.

3. Rhodes, E., Chappell, J., Fujioka, T., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Magee, J., Aubert, M., Hewitt, D. (2005) The history of aridity in Australia: Chronological developments. In: Roach, I.C. (ed) Regolith 2005 – Ten years of CRC LEME. CRC LEME, pp. 265-268.


2. Rhodes, E., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Magee, J., Chappell, J., Miller, G., Spooner, N. (2004) The history of aridity in Australia: Preliminary chronological data. In: Roach, I.C. (ed) Proceedings of the CRC LEME Regional Regolith Symposia. CRC LEME, pp. 299-302.


1. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2003) Longitudinal and transverse dunes of the Lake Eyre basin. In: Roach, I.C. (ed) Advances in Regolith, CRC LEME Regolith Symposia. CRC LEME, pp. 126-130. 

Other reports (11)


11. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Dave, A.K., Engström Johansson, A., Marquer, L., Prud’homme, C., Scardia, G., Safaraliev, N. (2018) Palaeoclimate perspectives from the Silk Road: A field campaign in southern Tajikistan. Quaternary Australasia 35(2), 11-13.

10. Reetz, K., Dave, A.K., Engström Johansson, A., Marquer, L., Prud’homme, C., Scardia, G., Safaraliev, N., Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2018) Paläoklima Perspektiven von der Seidenstraße: Eine Feld Kampagne im Süden von Tadschikistan. Rundbrief Geographie des Verbands für Geographie an deutschsprachigen Hochschulen und Forschungseinrichtungen (VGDH), 276.


9. Fitzsimmons, K.E., Prud’homme, C., Albert, J., Dave, A.K. (2017) Hanging off cliffs in Central Asia – or, a field campaign in southern Kazakhstan. Quaternary Australasia 34(2), 17-19.

8. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2017) Tales from Central Asia. MPIC Newsletter 3, 4-7.


7. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2016) Report on International Symposium on Aeolian Deposits in Earth History, INQUA Loess Focus Group meeting, Beijing, China. Quaternary Australasia 33(1), 20-22.

6. Braun, D., Levin, N.E., Stynder, D., Pickering, R., Forrest, F., Roberts, D.L., Matthews, T., Lehmann, S.B., Patterson, D.B., Herries, A.I.H., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Bishop, L.C., Archer, W. (2016) The context of hominin behavior at Elandsfontein in the mid-Pleistocene. Quaternary International 404, 206.


5. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2015) Book review for “Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal landscapes in semi-arid Australia”, Holdaway, S., Fanning, P. Quaternary Australasia 32(1), 40-41.


4. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2012) Icons of the Australasian Quaternary. Quaternary Australasia 29(2), 14-27.


3. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2011) Book review for “Australian Landscapes”, Bishop, P., Pillans, B. (Eds.). Quaternary Australasia 28(2), 28. 2010

2. Iovita, R.P., Fitzsimmons, K.E., Hambach, U., Doboş, A., Dobrescu, R. (2010) Lower Danube survey for Paleolithic sites. Department of Human Evolution, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany; 47pp.


1. Fitzsimmons, K.E. (2009) Women in Science in Australia: A workshop to discuss a new report commissioned by the Federation of Australian Scientific and Technological Societies (FASTS). Quaternary Australasia 26, 10-12.

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