Publications & Press

Recent Research Publications | Student Profiles & Press Releases | Meeting Abstracts & Posters

Recent Research Publications (Since 2000; Wooster students in italics)

Wiles, G.C., Barclay, D.J., Calkin, P.E., and Lowell, T.V., 2008, Century to Millennial-Scale Temperature Variations for the Last Two Thousand Years Inferred from Glacial Geologic Records of Southern Alaska: Global and Planetary Change, 57, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2006.07.036

Solomina, O., Haeberli, W., Kull, C. and Wiles, G., 2008, Historical and Holocene Glacier-climate variations: general concepts and overview: Global and Planetary Change, 57, doi:10.1016/j.gloplacha.2007.02.001.

Moore, T., Malcomb, N. and Wiles, G.C., 2007 in press, Climate response of Dahurian Larch in Secrest Arboretum, Wooster,Ohio, USA: Tree Ring Research, v 63(2), p. 111-115.

Lutz, B., Wiles, G.C., Lowell, T.V., and Michaels, J., 2007, The 8200 abrupt climate change in Brown’s Lake, Northeast Ohio: Quaternary Research. 67, 292-296, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2006.08.007

Solomina, O., Wiles, G.C., Shiraiwa, T., and D’Arrigo, R., 2007, Multiproxy records of climate variability for Kamchatka for the past 400 years: Climate of the Past, 3, 1-10.

Wilson, R., Wiles, G., D’Arrigo, R. and Zweck, C.. 2007, Cycles and shifts: 1300-years of multidecadal temperature variability in the Gulf of Alaska: Climate Dynamics, 28: 425-440, DOI 10.1007/s00382-006-0194-9.

Reyes, A.V., Wiles, G.C. Smith, D.J., Barclay, D.J., Allen, S., Jackson, S., Larocque, S., Laxton, S., Lewis, D. Calkin, P.E. and Clague, J.J., 2006, Expansion of alpine glaciers in Pacific North America in the first millennium AD: Geology, v. 34, p. 57-60, doi:10.1130/G21902.1.

Barclay, D.J., Gloss Barclay, J.L., Calkin, P.E. and Wiles G.C., 2006, A revised and extended Holocene history of Icy Bay, southern Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 38, p. 153-162.

D'Arrigo, R.D., Wilson, R.J., Deser, C., Wiles, G., Cook, E.R., Villlalba, R., Tudhope, A., Cole, J., and Linsley, B., 2005, Tropical-North Pacific climate linkages over the past four centuries: Journal of Climate, v. 18, pp. 5253-5265, doi:10.1175/JCLI3602.1.

Driscoll, W., Wiles G.C., D'Arrigo, R.D., and Wilmking, M., 2005, Divergent tree growth response to recent climatic warming, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska: Geophysical Research Letters, v. 32, L20703, doi:10.1029/2005GL024258.

Wiles, G.C., D'Arrigo, R.D., Villalba, R., Calkin, P.E. and Barclay, D.J., 2004, Century-scale solar variability and Alaskan temperature change over the past millennium: Geophysical Research Letters, v.31, L15203, doi:10.1029/200GL020050.

Davi, N.K., Jacoby, G.C., and Wiles, G.C., 2003, Boreal temperature variability inferred from maximum latewood density and tree-ring width data, Wrangell Mountain Region, Alaska: Quaternary Research, 60, 252-262.

Wiles, G.C., McAllister, R.P., Davi, N.K. and Jacoby, G.C., 2003, Eolian response to Little Ice Age climate change, Tana Dunes, Chugach Mountains, Alaska: Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, v. 35, n.1, p. 67-73.

Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C. and Calkin, P.E., 2003, An 850-year record of climate and fluctuations of the tidewater-calving Nellie Juan Glacier, South central Alaska: Annals of Glaciology, v.36, p. 51-56.

Wiles, G.C., Jacoby, G.C., Davi, N.K., and McAllister, R.P., 2002, Late Holocene glacial fluctuations in the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 114, p. 896-908.

D'Arrigo, R., R. Villalba and G. Wiles, 2001, Tree-ring estimates of Pacific decadal climate variability, Climate Dynamics, v. 18, p. 219-224.

Calkin, P.E., Wiles, G.C., and Barclay, D.J., 2001, Holocene coastal glaciation of Alaska: Quaternary Science Reviews, 20, p. 449-461.

Barclay, D.J., Calkin, P.E. and Wiles, G.C., 2001, Holocene history of Hubbard Glacier in Yakutat Bay and Russell Fjord, Southern Alaska: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 113, p.388-402.

Villalba, R., D'Arrigo, Cook, E.R., Jacoby, G.C. and Wiles, G.C., 2001, Decadal-scale climatic variability along the extratropical western coast of the Americas: evidence from tree-ring records: In: V. Markgraf (ed.) Interhemispheric Climate Linkages. Academic Press, p. 155-172.

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Meeting Abstracts & Posters

Posters (Power Point)

Abstracts (since 2000; students in italics)

2008

Wiles, G.C. and Plourde, A., 2008, Modeling Laurentian Great Lake levels over the last several hundred years using North Pacific Tree Rings Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43.

Lowell, T.V., and Wiles, G.C., 2008, Toward an understanding of why tidewater glaciers advance when its warm – its the dirt: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43.

Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C. and Calkin, P.E., 2008, Holocene glaciation of Alaska: 20 years on: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 43.

Solomina, O. N., and Wiles, G.C., 2008 AW 2008, Glacier variations during the last 2000 years in the high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere: Comparison with other climate proxies: Abstract, 38th Annual Arctic Workshop, Boulder Colorado.

2007

Wiles, G.C., Barclay, D.J., and Malcomb, N., 2007, Glacier Changes and Inferred Temperature Variability in Alaska for the Past Two Thousand Years: Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., PP44A-03.

Laxton, S.C., Wiles, G.C., Trutko, A., Lowell, T.V. and Lawson, D.E., 2007, Divergent tree growth along the North East Pacific Rim: Eos Trans. AGU,
88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract :  PP54A-03.

Trutko, A. Erlanger, E., Plourde, A., Wiles, G., and Lawson, D., 2007, A new dendroclimatic network of temperature-sensitive tree-ring series from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 6, p. 302.

Lehmann, S., Belding, E., Wiles, G. and Brush, N.,2007,  Development and climatic analysis of a 465 year tree ring chronology from northeast Ohio, USA: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 39, p. 637.

Laxton, S., Wiles, G., Trutko, A. Lowell, T.V. and Lawson, D.E., 2007, Divergent tree growth along the North East Pacific Rim: Eos Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, 88(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., PP54A-03.

Reyes, A., Smith, D., and Wiles, G., 2007, Regional expansion of alpine glaciers in northwestern North America in the first millennium AD: Arctic Workshop, Iceland, April 2007.

Barclay, D., Wiles, G., and Calkin, P., 2007, A two millennia-long tree-ring-dated record of terminus fluctuations, Sheridan Glacier, southern Alaska: XVII INQUA Congress 2007, Australia 28 July - 3 August 2007.

2006

Wiles, G. C., Lyon, Eva, Lawson, D.E., and Finnegan, D., 2006, Extension of a multi-millennial tree ring series from southern coastal Alaska using subfossil wood from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve: a record of subarctic climate forcing: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 39.

Malcomb, N.L. and Wiles, G.C., 2006, Tree-ring-based mass balance stimates for Wolverine Glacier, southern Alaska, AD 1554-1987.Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, 39.

Johnson, P. E., Wiles, G. C., Lowell, T.V., Santos, J., Sobral da Cunha, L., and Rochette, A., 2006, Reconstructing Little Ice Age histories for Crescent and Amherst Glaciers, College Fiord, southern Alaska: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, North-Central Section, 38, 25.

Krawiec, A. C., Wiles, G.C., and D'Arrigo, R.D., 2006, A 267 year reconstruction of spring Lake Erie levels based on north Pacific tree-ring series: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, North-Central Section, 38, 25.

Lehmann, S.B., Wiles,G.C., and Cook, E.R., 2006, Extending drought-sensitive oak tree-ring chronologies by dating historical structures in Northeastern Ohio: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, North-Central Section, 38, 25.

Lutz, B., Wiles, G.C., Lowell, T.V., and Michaels, J., 2006, The 8K event in Northeast Ohio: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, North-Central Section, 38, 25.

Wiles, G.C., Kardulias, P.K, Brush, N., Taggart, D., Rowe, R., 2006, Climate variability in North America during the first millennium AD and possible links to the middle-late Woodland transition in the Midwest: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, North-Central Section, 38, 25.

Zavar, E., Wiles, G.C., Taggart. D., Lowell, T.V. and Michaels, J., 2006, Alluvial records of environmental change from mid to late Holocene, northeast Ohio: Geological Society of America, Abstracts with Programs, North-Central Section, 38, 25.

Wilson, R.S.J., Wiles, G.C., D'Arrigo, R.D., and Zweck, C., 2006, 1300-years of multi-decadal temperature variability in the Gulf of Alaska: Beijing International Tree Ring Meeting.

Solomina, O. and Wiles, G.C., 2006, Glaciers and climate during the last 2000 years: comparison with high- and low- resolution regional proxy records: European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2006, Vienna Austria, 2-7 April.

2005

Heitger, A., and Wiles, G.C., 2005, Dendroglaciological Little Ice Age History of the Land Lobe Glacier, southcentral Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 424

Krawiec, A. L., Wiles, G.C., and D'Arrigo, R.D., 2005, Potential for Midwestern hydrometeorological reconstructions using North Pacific and Midwestern tree-ring series: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 365

Lehmann, S. and Wiles, G.C., 2005, Dendroarchaeology: Tree ring dating of historical structures in Northeastern Ohio: Midwest Archaeological Conference, Dayton, OH, 2005.

Wiles, G.C., Young, N., D'Arrigo, R.D., Barclay, D.J., Calkin, P.E., and Wilson, R., 2005, Century to Millennial-Scale Temperature Variations for the Last Two Thousand Years Inferred from Alaskan Glacial Geologic Records: extended abstract for the Open Science Conference on Global Change in Mountain Regions, 2-6 October, 2005, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Zavar, E., Wiles, G.C., Kardulias, P.N., and Taggart, D., 2005, Alluvial Records of Holocene Environmental Change, Northeast Ohio: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 37, No. 7, p. 429.

Solomina, O., D'Arrigo, G., Jacoby, G. Wiles, Y.,Muraviev, and T. Shiraiwa, 2005, Climatic events and tendencies in the North-West Pacific recorded by trees and glaciers during he last 400 years: Paleoclimate, Environmental Sustainability and our Future, Second Open Science Meeting of PAGES, Beijing, China, 10-12 August, 2005.

D'Arrigo, R.D., Wilson, R.J., Deser, C., Wiles, G., Cook, E.R., Villlalba, R., Tudhope, A., Cole, J., and Linsley, B., 2005, Tropical-North Pacific climate linkages over the past four centuries, Abstract for 2005
Chapman Conference on Tropical-Extratropical Climatic Teleconnections, A Long-Term Perspective, 8-11 February 2005, Hawaii.

2004

Wiles, G.C., D'Arrigo, R.D., Wilson, R. and Barclay, D.J., 2004, North Pacific climate variability for the past two millennia inferred from tree-ring and glacier proxy records: Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, December, 2004.

Driscoll, W. W., and Wiles, G.C., 2004, A new dendroclimatic tree ring network from Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, Denver, v. 37.

Wiles, G.C., Young, N.E., Barclay, D.J. and Calkin, P.E., 2004, Dating first millennium AD expansions of Alaskan coastal glaciers: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, Denver, v. 37.

Glover, K., Lowell, T.V., Pair, D., and Wiles, G.C., 2004, Deglaciation and post-glacial climate change in a regional network of sites, Ohio and eastern Indiana: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, Denver, v. 37.

Michaels, J.A., Zavar, E.M., Trenton, A.M., Wiles, G.C., and Lowell, T.V., 2004, Post glacial environmental history from lakes, bogs and alluvial fans, northeast Ohio: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, Denver, v. 37.

Kannenberg, C. and Wiles G.C., 2004, Using tree rings as a proxy record for historic Lake Erie levels: Ohio Lake Management Society, Nineteenth Annual Symposium, Mt. Sterling, OH, 26-27 March.

Wiles, G., and D'Arrigo, R., 2004, North Pacific Climate Variability and Linkages with Lower Latitudes in North America over the Past 2000 Years: Mid-States Archaeological Society, Milwaukee, WI.

Wiles, G.C., D'Arrigo, R.D., Villalba, R., Barclay, D.J., Calkin,P.E., 2004, Alaskan temperature change over the past millennium: Solar forcing modulated by the Arctic and Pacific Decadal Oscillations: 34th International Arctic Workshop, Boulder, CO, p. 175-176.

Barclay, D. J., Barclay, J.L., Calkin, P.E., and Wiles, G.C., 2004, Tree-ring and historical evidence for a large and rapid advance of an Alaskan tidewater glacier: 34th International Arctic Workshop, Boulder, CO, p. 26-28.

Beckwith-Laube, M.J., Wiles, G.C., Calkin, P.E., and Post A., 2004, Tree-ring dated 1000-year advance of Columbia Glacier: 34th International Arctic Workshop, Boulder, CO, p.30.

2003

Villalba, R., Boninsegna, J.A., Stahle, D., Jacoby, G.C., Luckman, B.H., D'Arrigo, R.D., Lara, A., and Wiles, G.C., 2003, Long-term variability in tropical and high-latitude circulation modes of climate in the Americas inferred from tree-rings: Geological Society of America Program with Abstracts, Seattle, v. 36.

Wiles, G.C. Brady, K.L., and Calkin, P.E., 2003, High-latitude terrestrial proxies of increased precipitation in western North America during the Medieval Climate Anomaly: Connections with low latitude moisture records: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, Seattle, v. 36.

Beckwith-Laube, M, Kennedy, M., Wiles, G.C., Calkin, P.E., and Lowell, T.V., 2003, Late Holocene glacial stratigraphy of Columbia Bay Alaska: extending the record: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, Seattle. v. 36.

Szabo, J.P., Lowell, T.V., Pair, D. and Wiles, G.C., 2003, Pleistocene glaciation of Ohio, USA: current studies on the stratigraphy of glacial deposits and rates of retreat of Wisconsinan ice: XVI INQUA Congress, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Glover, K., Lowell, T.V., Pair, D., and Wiles, G.C., 2003, Tracking climate change throughout the last termination: a network of paleobasins dating to c.15-16 ka years BP: XVI INQUA Congress, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Brady, K.L., Wiles, G.C., and D'Arrigo, R.D., 2003, Evidence for a Medieval warm period, Columbia Bay, Alaska: Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section, Abstracts and Programs, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, v. 35.

Bowers, A.L., and Wiles G.C., 2003, Bridging the gap between science and society: brine spreading in Wooster, Wayne County, Northeast Ohio, USA: Geological Society of America, Abstracts and Programs Northeast Section, Halifax, Nova Scotia, v. 35.

Lowell, T.V., Pair D., and Wiles, G.C., 2003, Preliminary radiocarbon retreat chronology of the Erie Lobe: it might mean this: Geological Society of America Northcentral Section, Kansas City, MO, v. 35.

2002

Wiles, G.C., Brady, K.L., Lucas, S.M., Kennedy, M.G., and Calkin, P.E., 2002, Medieval warm period advances of Alaskan iceberg-calving glaciers: Geological Society of America National Meeting, November 2002, Denver, CO, v. 34, n. 6.

Barclay, D.J., Calkin, P.E. and Wiles, G.C., 2002, Glacial stratigraphy and Little Ice Age histories of Sheridan and Sherman Glaciers, southern Alaska: Geological Society of America National Meeting, Abstracts and Programs, November 2002, Denver, CO, v. 34, n. 6.

D’Arrigo, R., Cook, E., Wiles, G., and Jacoby, G., 2002, Tree-ring reconstructions of Pacific decadal climate variability: CLIVAR, Madison, Wisconsin, October 2002.

Wiles, G.C., D’Arrigo, R.D., Calkin, P.E., and Barclay, D.J., 2002, Possible solar forcing of Alaskan mountain glaciation over the past millennium: American Quaternary Association Program and Abstracts of the 17th Biennial Meeting, Anchorage, Alaska, August 2002, p. 128-130.

D’Arrigo, R., Wiles, G., Villalba, R., and Jacoby, G., 2002, Tree-Ring Estimates of Pacific Decadal Climate Variability: Abstract, American Geophysical Union, Spring 2002.
D’Arrigo, R., Davi, N., Jacoby, G. and Wiles, G., 2002, A tree-ring temperature reconstruction from the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska (1593-1992): Evidence for pronounced regional cooling during the Maunder Minimum: Abstract, American Geophysical Union, Spring 2002.

Bagocius, S. A., Wiles G.C., and Varga R..J. 2002, The Environmental Magnetic Record of The Last Glacial-interglacial transition from Ekurd’s Pond, Urbana, Ohio: Geological Society of America, Northcentral Geological Society of America, Abstracts and Programs v. 34, n. 4.

Bailey, C., Wiles, G.C. and Calkin, P.E., 2002, Recent advance and retreat of the Land Lobe Glacier, Columbia Bay, Southcentral Alaska: : Geological Society of America, Northcentral Geological Society of America Meeting, Abstracts and Programs v. 34, n. 4.

Wiles, G.C., Hanson, R.A. and Lowell, T.V., 2002, Preliminary tree-ring analyses of Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) spruce (picea) forests, southwestern Ohio: Geological Society of America, Abstracts and Programs, Northcentral Geological Society of America Meeting, v. 34, n. 4

2001

Wiles, G.C., Calkin, P.E. and Barclay, D.J., 2001, The last thousand years of glaciation in Alaska: a temperature record: Geological Society of America Abstracts and Programs, v. 33, n. 6.

Lapham, K. A., Bailey, C. G., Wiles, G. C., Calkin, P.E. and Post, A., 2001, A Thousand Year History of Glacial Change from Columbia Glacier, Alaska: Geological Society of America, Northcentral Geological Society of America Meeting, v. 33, n. 4.

Shear, A. and Wiles. G.C., 2001, Development of a Millennial-Long Tree-Ring-Width Chronology from Columbia Bay, Alaska: Geological Society of America, Northcentral Geological Society of America, Abstracts and Programs, v. 33, n. 4.

2000

Wiles, G.C. Lapham, K. A., Shear, A., Calkin, P.E. and Post, A., 2000, The last two thousand years of glacier change from Columbia Glacier, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, National Meeting Reno, NV, v. 32, No. 7.

Wiles, G.C., 2000, Student Field Investigations and Hypothesis Testing of Post-Glacial Landscape Evolution in Northeast Ohio: Proceedings of the 2000 Council of Undergraduate Research Meeting, Wooster, Ohio, p. 37

Barclay, D.J., Wiles, G.C. and Calkin, P.E., 2000, Developing multi-millennial-length tree-ring records in costal southern Alaska: International Conference on Dendrochronology for the Third Millennium, 2-7 April 2000, Mendoza Argentina.

Wiles, G.C., McAllister, R.P., Skelly, S.J., Jacoby, G.C. and Davi, N., 2000, Tree-ring dated Little Ice Age glacier histories and regional comparisons, Wrangell Mountains, Alaska, USA: International Conference on Dendrochronology for the Third Millennium, 2-7 April 2000, Mendoza Argentina, p. 182.

Davi, N., G. Jacoby, G. Wiles, R. McAllister and Skelly, S.J., 2000, Dendroclimatic evidence for environmental change from Wrangell Mountains of Alaska: International Conference on Dendrochronology for the Third Millennium 2-7 April 2000, Mendoza, Argentina, p. 120.

McAllister, R., Wiles, G.C., Davi, N., and Jacoby, G.C., 2000, Dendrogeomorphology of the Tana Dunes, Alaska: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Northcentral Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, v.32.

D'Arrigo, R.D., Villalba, R., and Wiles, G.C., 2000, Circum-north Pacific climate variability and a tree-ring reconstruction of the Pacific decadal Oscillation: PACLIM (Pacific Climate) Workshop - The 17th Annual Pacific Climate Workshop on Climate Variability of the Eastern North Pacific and Western North America, May 22-25, 2000, Santa Catalina Island, CA.

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