HoMeCo Publications

Comans, C.M., Smart, S.M., Kast, E.R., Lu, Y., Lüdecke, T., Leichliter, J.N., Sigman, D.M., Ikejiri, T., and Martínez-García, A. (2024)
Enameloid-bound d15N reveals large trophic separation among Late Cretaceous sharks in the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Geobiology, v. 22, p. e12585, doi:10.1111/gbi.12585.
Moretti, S., Duprey, N.N., Foreman, A.D., Arns, A., Brömme, S., Jung, J., Ai, X.E., Auderset, A., Bieler, A.L., Eck, C., Farmer, J., Hinnenberg, B., Lacerra, M., Leichliter, J., Lüdecke, T., Oleynik, S., Rubach, F., Schmitt, M., Vink, M., Wald, T., Yehudai,M., Sigman, D.M., Martínez-García, A. (2024)
Analytical improvements and assessment of long-term performance of the oxidation-denitrifier method. 
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 15;38(1):e9650. doi: 10.1002/rcm.9650. PMID: 38073197.
*Leichliter, J. and *Lüdecke, T., Foreman, A., Bourgon, N., Duprey, N., Vonhof, H., Souksavatdy, V., Bacon, A.-M., Sigman, D., Tütken, T., Martinez-Garcia, A. (2023)
Tooth enamel nitrogen isotope composition records trophic position: a tool for reconstructing food webs
Communications Biology 6, 373.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-023-04744-y
*shared first authors
Kubat, J., Nava, A., Bondioli, L., Bondioli, L., Dean, C., Zanolli, C., Bourgon, N., Bacon, A., Demeter, F., Peripoli, B., Albert, R., Lüdecke, T., Hertler, C., Mahoney, P., Kullmer, O., Schrenk, F., Müller W. (2023)
Dietary strategies of Pleistocene Pongo sp. and Homo erectus on Java (Indonesia). 
Nat Ecol Evol 7, 279–289 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-022-01947-0
Bobe, R., Aldeias, V., Alemseged, Z., Anemone, R. L., Archer, W., Aumaître, G., Bamford, M. K., Biro, D., Bourlès, D. L., Doyle Boyd, M., Braun, D. R., Capelli, C., d’Oliveira Coelho, J., Habermann, J. M., Head, J. J., Keddadouche, K., Kupczik, K., Lebatard, A.-E., Lüdecke, T., Macôa, A., Martínez, F. I., Mathe, J., Mendes, C., Paulo, L. M., Pinto, M., Presnyakova, D.,  Püschel, T. A., Regala, F. T., Sier, M., Ferreira da Silva, M. J., Stalmans, M., Carvalho, S. (2023)
The first Miocene fossils from coastal woodlands in the southern East African Rift.
iScience 26(9), 107644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2023.107644
*Lüdecke, T. and *Leichliter, J.N., Aldeias, V., Bamford, M.K., Biro, D., Braun, D.R., Capelli, C., Cybulski, J.D., Duprey, N.N., Ferreira da Silva, M.J., Foreman, A.D., Habermann, J.M., Haug, G.H., Martínez, F.I., Mathe, J., Mulch, A., Sigman, D.M., Vonhof, H., Bobe, R., Carvalho, S., Martínez-García, A. (2022)
Carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen stable isotopes in modern tooth enamel: A case study from Gorongosa National Park, central Mozambique
Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution,10:958032. 
*shared first authors
Kast, E.R., Griffiths, M.L., Kim, S.L., Rao, Z.C., Shimada, K., Becker, M.A., Maisch, H.M., Eagle, R.A., Clarke, C.A., Neumann, A.N., Karnes, M.E., Lüdecke, T., Leichliter, J.N., Martinez-Garcia, A., Akhtar, A.A., Wang, X.T., Haug, G.H., Sigman, D.M. (2022)
Cenozoic megatooth sharks occupied extremely high trophic positions
Science Advances, 8(25), eabl6529. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abl6529
Jaouen, K., Villalba-Mouco, V., Smith, G.M., Trost, M., Leichliter, J., Lüdecke, T., Méjean, P., Mandrou, S., Chmeleff, J., Guiserix, D., Bourgon, N., Blasco, F., Cardoso, J.M., Duquenoy, C., Moubtahij, Z., Salazar-García, D., Richards, M., Tütken, T., Hublin, J.-J., Utrilla, P., Montes, L. (2022)
A Neandertal dietary conundrum: new insights provided by tooth enamel Zn isotopes from Gabasa, Spain
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(43), e2109315119.
Martinez-Garcia, A., Jung, J., Ai, X.E., Sigman, D.M., Auderset, A., Duprey, N.N., Foreman, A., Fripiat, F., Leichliter, J., Lüdecke, T., Moretti, S., Wald, T. (2022)
Laboratory assessment of the impact of chemical oxidation, mineral dissolution, and heating on the nitrogen isotopic composition of fossil-bound organic matter
Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 23, e2022GC010396.
Caves Rugenstein, J.K., Methner, K., Kukla, T., Mulch, A., Lüdecke, T., Fiebig, J., Meltzer, A., Wegmann, K., Zeitler, P., Chamberlain, C.P. (2022)
Clumped isotope constraints on warming and precipitation seasonality in Mongolia following Altai uplift
American Journal of Sciences, 322, 28-54. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2475/01.2022.02
Santander, C., Molinaro, L., Mutti, G., Martínez, F.I., Mathe, J., Ferreira da Silva, M.J., Caldon, M., Oteo‑Garcia, G., Aldeias, V., Archer, W., Bamford, M., Biro, D., Bobe, R., Braun, D.R., Hammond, P., Lüdecke, T., Pinto, M.J., Paulo, L.M., Stalmans, M., Regala, F.T., Bertolini, F., Moltke, I., Raveane, A., Pagani, L., Carvalho, S., Capelli, C. (2022)
Genomic variation in baboons from central Mozambique unveils complex evolutionary relationships with other Papio species
BMC Ecology and Evolution, 22:44. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-022-01999-7
Leichliter, J.N., Lüdecke, T., Foreman, A.D., Duprey, N.N., Winkler, D.E., Kast, E.R., Vonhof, H., Sigman, D.M., Haug, G.H., Clauss, M., Tütken, T.; Martínez-García (2021)
Nitrogen isotopes in tooth enamel record diet and trophic level enrichment: Results from a controlled feeding experiment
Chemical Geology, 563, 120047.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemgeo.2020.120047
Habermann, J.M., Alberti, M., Aldeias, V., Alemseged, Z., Archer, W., Bamford, M., Biro, D., Braun, D.R., Capelli, C., Cunha, E., Ferreira da Silva, M., Lüdecke, T., Madiquida, H., Martinez, F., Mathe, J., Negash, E., Paulo, L.M., Pinto, M., Stalmans, M., Tatá, F., Wynn, J., Bobe, R., Carvalho, S. (2019)
Gorongosa by the sea: First Miocene fossil sites from the Urema Rift, central Mozambique, and their coastal paleoenvironmental and paleoecological contexts
Paleogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,514, 723-738. 
Martinez, F.I., Capelli, C., Ferreira da Silva, M.J., Aldeias, V., Alemseged, Z., Archer, W., Bamford, M., Biro, D., Bobe, R., Braun, D., Habermann, J.M., Lüdecke, T., Madiquida, H., Mathe, J., Negash, E., Paulo, L.M., Pinto, M., Stalmans, M., Tatá, F., Carvalho, S.A. (2019)
A missing piece of the Papio puzzle: Gorongosa baboon phenostructure and intrageneric relationships
Journal of Human Evolutio130, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2019.01.007
Ernst, M., Thiemeyer, H., Lüdecke, T. (2019)
Stable isotope signatures of radiocarbon dated pedogenic carbonate from Tell Chuera (NE Syria) reveal fluctuating paleoenvironmental patterns in the Pleistocene Levant
Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie, 62, Suppl. 1, 059-084.
Lüdecke, T., Kullmer, O., Wacker, U., Sandrock, O., Fiebig, J., Schrenk, F., Mulch, A. (2018)
Dietary Versatility of Early Pleistocene Hominins
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 723-738.
Meijers, M.J.M., Brocard, G.Y., Cosca, M.A., Lüdecke, T., Teyssier, C., Whitney, D.L., Mulch, A. (2018)
Rapid Late Miocene Surface Uplift of the Central Anatolian Plateau Margin
Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 497, 29-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.05.040
Lüdecke, T., Mulch, A., Kullmer, O., Sandrock, O., Thiemeyer, Fiebig, J., Schrenk, F. (2016)
Stable isotope dietary reconstructions of herbivore enamel reveal heterogeneous savanna ecosystems in the Plio-Pleistocene Malawi Rift
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 459, 170–181.
Lüdecke, T., Schrenk, F., Thiemeyer, H., Kullmer, O., Bromage, T.G., Sandrock, O., Fiebig, J., Mulch, A. (2016)
Persistent C3 vegetation accompanied Plio-Pleistocene hominin evolution in the Malawi Rift (Chiwondo Beds, Karonga Basin, East African Rift System)
Journal of Human Evolution, 90, 163-175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhevol.2015.10.014
Fiebig, J., Hofmann, S., Löffler, N., Lüdecke, T., Methner, K., Wacker, U. (2015)
Slight pressure imbalances can affect accuracy and precision of dual inlet-based clumped isotope analysis
Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 52, 12-28.
Lüdecke, T., Thiemeyer, H. (2013)
Palaeoenvironmental Characteristics of the Plio-Pleistocene Chiwondo and Chitimwe Beds (N-Malawi)
In: Runge, J. Palaeoecology of Africa Vol. 32: An International Yearbook of Landscape Evolution and Palaeoenvironments, 143-161.
Lüdecke, T., Mikes, T., Rojay, B., Cosca, M.A., Mulch, A. (2013)
Stable isotope-based reconstruction of Oligo-Miocene paleoenvironment and paleohydrology of Central Anatolian lake basins (Turkey)
Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences22, 793-819. http://dx.doi.org/10.3906/yer-1207-11


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