Palmer, J.G., Turney, C.S.M., Cook, E.R., Fenwick, P., Thomas, Z., Helle, G., Jones, R.J., Hogg, A.H., Southon, J., Bronk Ramsey, C., Staff, R., Muscheler, R., Corrège, T., and Hua, Q. (2016) Changes in El Niño - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) conditions during the Greenland Stadial 1 (GS-1) chronozone revealed by New Zealand tree-rings. Quaternary Science Reviews, 153, 139-155.


Hogg, A., Southon, J., Turney, C., Palmer, J., Ramsey, C.B., Fenwick, P., Boswijk, G., Büntgen, U., Friedrich, M., Helle, G., Hughen, K., Jones, R., Kromer, B., Noronha, A., Reinig, F., Reynard, L., Staff, R., Wacker, L., 2016. Decadally resolved Lateglacial radiocarbon evidence from New Zealand kauri. Radiocarbon, doi: 10.1017/RDC.2016.1086.


Turney, C.S.M., Palmer, J., Bronk Ramsey, C., Adolphi, F., Muscheler, R., Hughen, K.A., Staff, R.A., Jones, R.T., Thomas, Z.A., Fogwill, C.J., Hogg, A., 2016. High-precision dating and correlation of ice, marine and terrestrial sequences spanning Heinrich Event 3: Testing mechanisms of interhemispheric change using New Zealand ancient kauri (Agathis australis). Quaternary Science Reviews, 137, 126-134.


Hogg, A., Southon, J., Turney, C., Palmer, J., Bronk Ramsey, C., Fenwick, P., Boswijk, G., Friedrich, M., Helle, G., Hughen, K., Jones, R., Kromer, B., Noronha, A., Reynard, L., Staff, R. and Wacker, L. (2016) Punctuated shutdown of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation during the Greenland Stadial 1. Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 25902, doi: 10.1038/srep25902.


Palmer, J.G., Turney, C.S.M., Hogg, A.H., Lorrey, A., Jones, R.J. (2015) Progress in refining the global radiocarbon calibration curve using New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) tree-ring series from Oxygen Isotope Stage 3. Quaternary Geochronology, 27, 158-163.


Turney, C., Palmer, J., Allen, K., Baker, P., Grierson, P. (2014) The potential of tree rings in Terra Australis. PAGES Magazine, 22, 18-19.


Hogg, A., Turney, C., Palmer, J., Southon, J., Kromer, B., Ramsey, C.B., Boswijk, G., Fenwick, P., Noronha, A. and Staff, R. (2013). The New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) Research Project: A radiocarbon dating intercomparison of Younger Dryas wood and implications for IntCal. Radiocarbon, 55, doi: 10.2458/azu_js_rc.v55i2.16217.


Turney, C.S.M., Fifield, L.K., Hogg, A.G., Palmer, J.G., Hughen K., Baillie, M.G.L., Galbraith, R., Ogden, J., Lorrey, A., Tims, S. and Jones, R.T. (2010) Using New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) to test the synchronicity of abrupt climate change during the Last Glacial Interval (60,000-11,700 years ago). Quaternary Science Reviews, 29, 3677-3682.


D'Costa, D.M., Palmer, J., Hogg, A., Turney, C., Fifield, L.K. and Ogden, J. (2009) Stratigraphy, pollen and C-14 dating of Johnston's Gum Hole, a late Quaternary fossil kauri (Agathis australis) site, Northland, New Zealand. Journal of Quaternary Science, 24, 47-59.


Turney, C.S.M., Fifield, L.K., Palmer, J.G., Hogg, A.G., Baillie, M.G.L., Galbraith, R., Ogden, J., Lorrey, A. and Tims, S.G. (2007) Towards a radiocarbon calibration for Oxygen Isotope Stage 3 using New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis). Radiocarbon, 49, 447-457.


Palmer, J., Lorrey, A., Turney, C.S.M., Hogg, A., Baillie, M., Fifield, K. and Ogden, J. (2006) Extension of New Zealand kauri (Agathis australis) tree-ring chronologies into Oxygen Isotope Stage (OIS)-3.  Journal of Quaternary Science, 21, 779-787.

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