Publications (peer-reviewed)

Feeser, I., Dörfler, W., Czymzik, M., Dreibrodt, S., 2016. A mid-Holocene annually laminated sediment sequence from Lake Woserin: the role of climate and environmental change for cultural development during the Neolithic in Northern Germany. The Holocene (available online).
DOI: 10.1177/0959683615622550

Czymzik, M., Dreibrodt, S., Feeser, I., Brauer, A., 2016. Mid-Holocene humid periods reconstructed from calcite varves of the Lake Woserin sediment record (north-eastern Germany). The Holocene (available online).
DOI: 10.1177/0959683615622549


Dreibrodt, S., Wiethold, J., 2015. Lake Belau and its catchment (northern Germany): A key archive of environmental history in northern central Europe since the onset of agriculture. The Holocene 25 (2), 296-322.


Dreibrodt, S., Lubos, C., Lomax, J., Sipos, G., Schroedter, T., Nelle, O., 2014. Holocene landscape dynamics at the tell Arslantepe, Malatya, Turkey – Soil erosion, buried soils and settlement layers, slope and river activity in a middle Euphrates catchment. The Holocene 24 (10), 1351-1368.
DOI: 10.1177/0959683614540949

Mitusov, A.V., Mitusova, O., Wendt, J., Dreibrodt, S., Bork. H.-R., 2014. Correlation of colluvial deposits with the modern land surface and the problem of slope profile description. Geomorphology, 220:30–40.
DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.05.020

Medović, A., Hofmann, R., Stankovic-Pesterac, T., Dreibrodt, S., Medovic, I., Pesterac, R., 2014. The Late Neolithic settlement mound Borđoš near Novi Bečej, Serbian Banat, in a multiregional context – Preliminary results of geophysical, geoarchaeological and archaeological research. Rad Muzeja Voivodine 56, 53–77.


Dreibrodt, S., Lubos, C., Hofmann, R., Müller-Scheeßel, N., Richling, I., Nelle, O., Fuchs, M., Rassmann, K., Kujundžić-Vejzagić, Z., Bork, H.-R., Müller, J., 2013. Holocene river and slope activity in the Visoko Basin, Bosnia-Herzegovina – Climate and land use effects. Journal of Quaternary Science, 28, 559-570.

Zahrer, J., Dreibrodt, S., Brauer, A., 2013. Evidence of the North Atlantic Oscillation in varve composition and diatom assemblages from recent, annually laminated sediments of Lake Belau, northern Germany. Journal of Paleolimnology, 50, 231-244.
DOI: 10.1007/s10933-013-9717-7

Dreibrodt, S., Jarecki, H., Lubos, C., Khamnueva, S., Klamm, M., Bork, H.-R., 2013. Holocene soil formation and soil erosion at a slope beneath the Neolithic earthwork Salzmünde (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany). Catena, 107, 1-14.
DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2013.03.002

Mitusov, A.V., Dreibrodt, S., Mitusova, O.E., Khamnueva, S.V., Bork, H.-R., 2013. Detection of land surface memory by correlations between thickness of colluvial deposits and morphometric variables. Geomorphology, 191, 109-117.
DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.03.006

Lubos, C.C.M., Dreibrodt, S., Robin, V., Nelle, O., Khamnueva, S., Richling, I., Bultmann, B., Bork, H.-R., 2012. Settlement and environmental history of a multilayered settlement mound in Niederröblingen (central Germany) a multi-proxy approach. Journal of Archaeological Science, in press, Available online,
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2012.07.022


Dörfler, W., Feeser, I., van den Bogaard, C., Dreibrodt, S., Erlenkeuser, H., Kleinmann, A., Merkt, J., Wiethold, J., 2012. A high-quality annually laminated sequence from Lake Belau, Northern Germany: Revised chronology and its implications for palynological and tephrochronological studies, The Holocene 22, 1413-1426.
DOI: 10.1177/0959683612449756

Schroedter, T.M., Dreibrodt, S., Hofmann, R., Lomax, J., Müller, J., Nelle, O., 2012. Interdisciplinary interpretation of challenging archives: Charcoal assemblages in Drina Valley alluvial and colluvial sediments (Jagnilo, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Quaternary International, in press, Available online,
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2012.02.030


Lubos, C.C.M., Dreibrodt, S., Nelle, O., Klamm, M., Friederich, S., Meller, H., Nadeau, M-R., Grootes, P.M., Fuchs, M., Bork, H.-R., 2011. A multilayered prehistoric settlement structure (Tell?) at Niederröblingen, Germany and its Implications. Journal of Archaeological Science 38,5, 1101-1110.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.12.005

Dotterweich, M., Dreibrodt, S.: Past land use and soil erosion processes in central Europe. PAGES NEWS 19/2,


Dreibrodt, S., Lomax, J., Nelle O., Lubos, C., Fischer, P., Mitusov, A., Reiss, S., Radtke, U., Nadeau, M., Meiert Grootes, P., Bork, H.-R.: Are mid latitude slopes sensitive to climatic oscillations? – Implications from an Early Holocene sequence of slope deposits and buried soils from Eastern Germany. Geomorphology (in press).
DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.05.015

Nelle, O., Dreibrodt, S., Dannath, Y.: Combining pollen and charcoal: evaluating Holocene vegetation composition and dynamics. Journal of Archaeological Science (in press).
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2010.02.010


Dreibrodt, S., Nelle, O., Lütjens, I., Mitusov, A., Clausen, I., Bork, H.-R.: Investigations on buried soils and colluvial layers around Bronze Age burial mounds at Bornhöved (Northern Germany) – An approach to test the hypothesis of “landscape openness” by the incidence of colluviation, The Holocene, 19, 3, 487-497.

Reiß, S., Dreibrodt, S., Lubos, C., Bork, H.-R.: Land use history and historical soil erosion at Albersdorf (northern Germany) – ceased agricultural land use after the pre-historical period. Catena, 77, 107-118.
DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2008.11.001

Dreibrodt, S., Lubos, C., Terhorst, B., Damm, B., Bork, H.-R.: Historical soil erosion by water in Germany – Scales and Archives, Chronology, Research Perspectives. A Review. Quaternary International (in press).
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2009.06.014

Mitusov, A., Mitusova, O., Pustovoytov, K., Lubos, C., Dreibrodt, S., Bork, H.-R.: Palaeoclimatic Indicators in Soils under Archaeological Monuments in the Eurasian Steppe. – a Review. The Holocene, 19, 8, 1153-1160.
DOI: 10.1177/0959683609345076

Bork, H.-R., Dahlke, C., Dreibrodt, S., Kranz, A.: Soil and Human Impact. Nova Acta Leopoldina 98: 63-78.

Buchkapitel und sonstige Publikationen

Kirleis, W., Dreibrodt, S., 2016, The Natural Steppe Background: Forest, Forest Steppe, or Steppe Environment. In: Müller, J., Rasmmann, K., Videiko, M. (eds.), Trypilla Mega-Sites and European Prehistory: 4100-3400 BCE, European Association of Archaeologists, Routledge Taylor and Francis, New York, pp. 171-180.


Dreibrodt, S., Jarecki, H., Klamm, M., Lubos, C., Bork, H.-R.: Landnutzung und Landschaftsveränderung durch den Menschen in Mitteleuropa – Die Zerstörung von Teilen des Erdwerkes bei Salzmünde durch Bodenerosion, AISA (Archäologie in Sachsen-Anhalt)-Sonderband Salzmünde (im Druck).

Lubos, C., Dreibrodt, S., Stofflicher Aufbau der Tellschichten von Niederröblingen, in: Meller, H., (ed.) Archäologie in Sachsen-Anhalt- Sonderband 14: A71 - Niederröblingen, pp. 43-46.


Bork, H.-R., Dreibrodt, S., Mieth, A.: Wandel der Ökosysteme der Erde unter dem Einfluss des Menschen. Terra Nostra 2009/2: 51-55.


Bork, H.-R., Beyer, A., Dreibrodt, S.: Bodendegradation. Ausmaß, Ursachen und Folgen. Geographie und Schule 30/175, 4-7.