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Matthiesen, H., Fenger Nielsen, R., Harmsen, H., Madsen, C.K., Hollesen, J. The impact of vegetation on archaeological sites in the Low Arctic in the light of climate change. Accepted for publication in Arctic (November 2019).

Hollesen, J., Matthiesen, H., Fenger-Nielsen, R., Abermann, J., Westergaard-Nielsen, A., Elberling, B., 2019. Predicting the loss of organic archaeological deposits at a regional scale in Greenland, Scientific Reports 9, 9097. (link)

Prendin, A.L., Carrer, M., Karami, M., Hollesen, J., Bjerregaard Pedersen, N., Pividori, M., Treier, U.A., Westergaard-Nielsen, A., Elberling, B., Normand, S., 2019. Immediate and carry-over effects of insect outbreaks on vegetation growth in West Greenland assessed from cells to satellite, Journal of Biogeography 0 (link)

Fenger-Nielsen, R., Hollesen, J., Matthiesen, H., Sherman-Andersenc, E.A., Westergaard-Nielsen, A., Harmsen, H., Michelsen, A., Elberling, B. Footprints from the past: The influence of past human activities on vegetation and soil across five archaeological sites in Greenland. Science of the Total Environment (October 2018), (link)


Harmsen, H., Hollesen, J., Madsen, C.K., Albrechtsen, B., Myrup, M., Matthiesen, H.  (2018). A Ticking Clock? Preservation and Management of Greenland’s Archaeological Heritage in the Twenty-First Century. CONSERVATION AND MGMT OF ARCH. SITES, 20 (4), 175-198. (link)


Hollesen, J., Callanan, M., Dawson T., Fenger-Nielsen, R., Friesen, T.M., Jensen, A.M., Markham, A., Vandrup Martens, V., Pitulko V.V., Rockman, M. (2018). Climate change and the deteriorating archaeological and environmental archives of the Arctic. Antiquity 92, 573-586. (link)


Hollesen, J., Matthiesen, H., Madsen, C.K., Albrechtsen, B., Kroon, A., Elberling, B. (2017). Climate change and the preservation of archaeological sites in Greenland, in T. DAWSON, C. NIMURA, E. LÓPEZ-ROMERO & M-Y. DAIRE (ed.) Public Archaeology and Climate Change: 90-99, Oxford, Oxbow.


Hollesen, J., Matthiesen, H., Elberling, B. (2017). The impact of climate change on an archaeological site in the Arctic. Archaeometry 59(6), 1175-1189. (link)


Hollesen, J., Matthiesen, H., Møller, A. B., Westergaard-Nielsen, A. & Elberling, B., (2016). Climate change and the loss of organic archaeological deposits in the Arctic. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 28690. (Link)


Hollesen, J., Matthiesen, H., Møller, A. B. & Elberling, B. (2015). Permafrost thawing in organic Arctic soils accelerated by ground heat production, Nat. Clim. Change. 5, 574–578.




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