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*Spanbauer, T., C.R. Allen, D.G. Angeler, T. Easton, Fritz, S.C., A.S. Garmestani, K.L. Nash, *J.R. Stone, C. Stow, S. Sundstrom. 2016. Body size distributions signal a regime shift in a lake ecosystem. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20160249.

Martel-Cea, A., M. Grosjean, I. Alvial, R. de Jong, Fritz, S.C., L. von Gunten. 2016. Late Holocene environmental changes as recorded in the sediments of high Andean Laguna Chepical, Central Chile (32°S; 3050 masl.). Paleo3 doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.08.003

*Bracht-Fly, B. and S.C. Fritz 2016. Combining lake core records with the limnologic model DYRESM-CAEDYM to evaluate lake response during the Little Ice Age and Medieval Climate Anomaly. Journal of Paleolimnology 56: 79-92.

Randsalu-Wendrup, L., D.J. Conley, J. Carstensen, S.C. Fritz. 2016. Paleolimnological records of regime shifts in lakes in response to climate change and anthropogenic activities. Journal of Paleolimnology 56: 1-14, doi 10.1007/s10933-016-9884-4

Baker, P.A, Fritz, S.C., C. Silva, and Trans-Amazon Drilling Project Members. 2015. Origins and evolution of the forests, climate, and hydrology of the South American tropics. Scientific Drilling 20: 41-49.

Fritz, S.C., B.A. Brinson, W.E. Billups, L. Thompson. 2015. Diatoms at greater than 5000 meters in the Quelccaya Summit Dome Glacier, Peru. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 47: 369-374.

Baker, P.A. and S.C. Fritz 2015. Nature and causes of Quaternary climate variation of tropical South America. Quaternary Science Reviews 124: 31-47.

Chawchai, S., A. Chabangborn, S.C. FritzM. Blaauw, L. Löwemark, P.J. Reimer, P.J. Krusic, M.Väliranta, C-M.Mörth, B. Wohlfarth. 2015. Monsoon variability in northeast Thailand during the last two millennia as inferred from Lake Pa Kho. Quaternary Science Reviews 111: 62-71.

Krause, T.R., *Y Lu, C. Whitlock, S.C. Fritz, K.L. Pierce. 2015. Patterns of terrestrial and limnologic development in the northern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (USA) during the late-glacial/early-Holocene transition. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology 422: 56-56.

Baker, P.A, Fritz, S.C., C.W. Dick, A.J. Eckert, B.K. Horton, S. Manzoni, C.C. Ribas, C.N. Garzione, D.S. Battisti. 2014. The emerging field of geogenomics: constraining geologic problems with genetic data. Earth Science Reviews 135: 38-47,

*Spanbauer, T.L., C.R. Allen, D.G. Angeler, T. Eason, Fritz, S.C. A.S. Garmestani, K.L. Nash, J. R. Stone. 2014. Prolonged instability prior to a regime shift. PLoS ONE 9: e108936, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108936

Fornace, K.L., K.A. Hughen, T.M. Shanahan, S.C. Fritz, P.A. Baker, S.P. Sylva. 2014. A 60,000-year record of hydrologic variability in the Central Andes from the hydrogen isotopic composition of leaf waxes in Lake Titicaca sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 408: 263-271.

Wigdahl, C., J. Saros, S.C. Fritz, J. Stone, D.R. Engstrom. 2014. The influence of basin morphometry on the regional coherence of patterns of diatom-inferred salinity in lakes of the northern Great Plains (USA). The Holocene 24: 603-613, DOI: 10.1177/0959683614523154.

Randsalu-Wendrup, L., D.J. Conley, J. Carstensen, L-A. Hansson, C. Brönmark, S.C. Fritz, P. Choudhary, J. Routh, D. Hammarlund. 2014. Combining limnology and paleolimnology to investigate recent regime shifts in a shallow, eutrophic lake. Journal of Paleolimnology 51: 437-448, DOI: 10.1007/s10933-014-9767-5.

Fritz, S.C. 2013. Salinity and climate reconstruction from diatoms in continental lake deposits. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, 2nd edition, S. Elias, ed. Oxford, Elsevier. Volume 1, pp. 507-515.

*Stone, J.R. and S.C Fritz. 2013. Lake-level studies: North America. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, 2nd edition, S. Elias, ed. Oxford, Elsevier. Volume 2, pp. 537-548.

Fritz, S.C. 2013. The climate of the Holocene and its landscape and biotic impacts. Tellus Series B 65: 20602,

Fritz, S.C. and N.J. Anderson. 2013. The relative influences of climate and catchment processes on Holocene lake development in glaciated regions. Journal of Paleolimnology 49: 349-362, DOI: 10.1007/s10933-013-9684-z

*Schmieder, J., S.C. Fritz, E.C. Grimm, *K.C. Jacobs, K.J. Brown, J.B. Swinehart, S.C. Porter. 2013. Holocene variability in hydrology, vegetation, fire, and eolian activity in the Nebraska Sand Hills, USA. The Holocene 23: 515-527, doi:10.1177/0959683612463100

*Bracht-Flyr, B., E. Istanbulluoglu, S.C. Fritz. 2013. A hydro-climatological lake classification model and its evaluation using global data. Journal of Hydrology 486: 376- 383,

Chawchai, S., A. Chabangborn, B. Wohlfarth, M. Kylander, L. Lowemark, C-M Morth, M. Blaauw, W. Klubseang, P.J. Reimer, S.C. Fritz. 2013. Lake Kumphawapi - an archive of Holocene paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic change in northeast Thailand. Quaternary Science Reviews 68: 59-75.

Reuss, N., N.J. Anderson, S.C. Fritz, G. Simpson. 2013. Phototrophic microbial community responses to late-Holocene environmental forcing of SW Greenland lakes. Freshwater Biology 58: 690-704, DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12073.

Randsalu-Wendrup, L., D.J. Conley, J. Carstensen, I. Snowball, C. Jessen, S.C. Fritz. 2012. Ecological regime shifts in Lake Kälksjön, Sweden in response to abrupt climate change around the 8.2 ka cooling event. Ecosystems 15: 1336-1350, DOI: 10.1007/s10021-012-9588-1.

*Bracht-Flyr, B. and S.C. Fritz. 2012. Synchronous climate change inferred from diatom records in four western Montana lakes in the US Rocky Mountains. Quaternary Research 77: 456-467 DOI 10.1016/j.yqres.2011.12.005

Wolfarth, B.W., W. Klubseang, *S. Inthongkaew, S.C. Fritz, M. Blaauw, P.J. Reimer, A. Chabangborn, L. Löwemark, S. Chawchai. 2012. Holocene environmental changes in Northeast Thailand as reconstructed from a tropical wetland. Global and Planetary Change 92-93: 148-161.

Whitlock, C., W.E. Dean, S.C. Fritz, L.R. Stevens, *J.R. Stone, M.J. Power, J.R. Rosenbaum, K.L. Pierce, *B. Bracht-Flyr. 2012. Holocene seasonal variability inferred from multiple proxy records from Crevice Lake, Yellowstone National Park, USA. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology 331-332: 90-103.

Zlotnik, V.A., J.B. Ong, J.A. Lenters, *J. Schmieder, S.C. Fritz. 2012. Quantification of salt dust pathways from a groundwater-fed lake: implications for solute budgets and dust emission rates. Journal of Geophysical Research - Earth Surface Vol.117, F02014

Fritz, S.C., P.A. Baker, *P. Tapia, *T. Spanbauer, *K. Westover. 2012. Evolution of the Lake Titicaca basin and its diatom flora over the last ~370,000 years. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, and Palaeoecology 317-318: 93-103. DOI 10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.12.013

Perren, B., N.J. Anderson, M. Douglas, S.C. Fritz. 2012. The influence of temperature, moisture, and eolian activity on Holocene lake development in West Greenland. Journal of Paleolimnology 48: 223-239, DOI 10.1007/s10933-012-9613-6.

Matthews, J.A., P.J. Bartlein, K.R. Briffa, A.G. Dawson, A. DeVernal, S.C. Fritz, F. Oldfield. Editors. 2012. The Handbook of Environmental Change. London, Sage Publishers, 2 volumes.

Matthews, J.A., P.J. Bartlein, K.R. Briffa, A.G. Dawson, A. DeVernal, S.C. Fritz, F. Oldfield. 2012. Background to the science of environmental change. In The Handbook of Environmental Change. London, Sage Publishers, volume 1, pp. 1-33.

Cumming, B.F., K. Laird, S.C. Fritz, D. Verschuren. 2012. Tracking Holocene climatic change with aquatic biota from lake sediments: case studies of commonly used numerical techniques. In H.J.B. Birks, A. Lotter, S. Juggins, J.P. Smol (Eds), Tracking Environmental Change Using Lake Sediments: Data Handling and Statistical Techniques, New York, Springer. pp. 615-642.

Osburn, C.L., C. Salm, S.C. Fritz, J.E. Saros. 2011. Dissolved organic matter composition and photoreactivity in lakes of the US Great Plains. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 2371-2390.

Fritz, S.C., S. Björck, C.A. Rigsby, P.A. Baker, A. Calder-Church, D.J. Conley. 2011. Caribbean hydrological variability during the Holocene as reconstructed from crater lakes on the island of Grenada. Journal of Quaternary Sciences 26: 829-838. DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1512.

*D'Andrea, W., Y. Huang, S.C. Fritz, N.J. Anderson. 2011. Abrupt climate change as a factor in human migration in West Greenland. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108: 9765-9769, doi/10.1073/pnas.1101708108.

*Jovanelly, T.J. and S.C. Fritz. 2011. Morphometric and chemical response of two contrasting lake systems to modern climate change. Journal of Paleolimnology 46: 89-98.

*Schmieder, J., S.C. Fritz, J.B. Swinehart, *A. Shinneman, A.P. Wolfe, G. Miller, N. Daniels, *K. Jacobs, E.C. Grimm. 2011. A regional-scale climate reconstruction of the last 4000 years from lakes in the Nebraska Sand Hills, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 1797-1812.

*Hobbs, W.O., S.C. Fritz, *J. R. Stone, J. J. Donovan, E. C. Grimm, J.E. Almendinger. 2011. Environmental history of a closed-basin lake in the US Great Plains: diatom response to variations in groundwater flow regimes over the last 8500 cal yrs BP. The Holocene 21, DOI: 10.1177/0959683611405242

Gavin, D.G., A.C. Henderson, *K.S. Westover, S.C. Fritz, I.R. Walker, M.J. Leng, F.S. Hu. 2011. Abrupt Holocene climate change and potential response to solar forcing in western Canada. Quaternary Science Reviews 30: 1243-1255, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.03.003.

Ballantyne, A., P. Baker, S.C. Fritz, B. Poulter. 2011. Climate mediated nitrogen and carbon dynamics in a tropical watershed. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 116, G02013 doi:10.1029/2010JG001496

Hanselman J., M.B. Bush, W.D. Gosling, A. Collins, C. Knox, P.A. Baker, S.C. Fritz. 2011. A 370,000-year record of vegetation and fire history around Lake Titicaca (Bolivia/Peru). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 305: 201-214.

Efting, A., D. Snow, S.C. Fritz. 2011. Cyanobacteria and microcystin in the Nebraska (USA) Sand Hills Lakes before and after modern agriculture. Journal of Paleolimnology 46: 17-27, DOI 10.1007/s10933-011-9511-3.

McWethy, D.B., C. Whitlock, J.M.Wilmshurst, M.S. McGlone, M. Fromont, X. Li, A. Dieffenbacher-Krall, *W.O. Hobbs, S.C. Fritz, E.R. Cook. 2010. Rapid landscape transformation in South Island, New Zealand following initial Polynesian settlement. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107: 21343-21348.

Fritz, S.C., *B.F. Cumming, F. Gasse, & *K.R. Laird. 2010. Diatoms as indicators of hydrologic and climatic change in saline lakes. In E.F. Stoermer & J.P. Smol, eds. The Diatoms: Applications to Environmental and Earth Sciences, 2nd edition. London, Cambridge University Press.

Schwalb, A., W. Dean, S.C. Fritz, C. Geiss, B. Kromer. 2010. Centennial eolian cyclicity in the Great Plains: a dominant climate pattern of wind transport over the past 4000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 9: 2325-2339. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.007.

*Shinneman, A., *D. Bennett, S.C. Fritz, *J. Schmeider, D. Engstrom, A. Efing, J.Holz. 2010. Inferring lake depth using diatom assemblages in the shallow, seasonally variable lakes of the Nebraska Sand Hills (USA): calibration and validation of a 69-lake training set. Journal of Paleolimnology 44: 443-464, DOI 10.1007/s10933-010-9427-3

Toney, J., Y. Huang, S.C. Fritz, P.A. Baker, P. Nyren, E. Grimm. 2010. Climatic and environmental controls on the occurrence and distribution of long-chain alkenones in lakes of the interior United States. Geochimica Cosmchimica Acta 74: 1563-1578. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2009.11.021

Fritz, S.C., P.A. Baker, *E. Ekdahl, G.O. Seltzer, *L.R. Stevens. 2010. Millennial-scale climate variability during the last glacial period in the tropical Andes. Quaternary Science Reviews 29: 1017-1024, doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.01.001

Sahm, C.R., Saros, J.E., Fritz, S.C., Osburn, C.L., Reieneke. D.M. 2009. Phytoplankton productivity across prairie saline lakes of the Great Plains (USA): A step toward deciphering patterns through lake classification models. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 66: 1435-1448.

Shuman, B., A. Henderson, S.M. Colman, *J.R. Stone, Fritz, S.C., *L.R. Stevens, M.J. Power, C. Whitlock. 2009. Holocene lake level trends in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews 28: 1861-1879. doi10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.03.003.

Leavitt, P.R., Fritz, S.C., N. J. Anderson, P.A. Baker, T. Blenkner, L. Bunting, J. Catalan, D. Conley, *W. Hobbs, E. Jeppesen, A. Korhola, S. McGowan, K. Ruhland, J. Rusak, N. Solovieva, J. Werne. 2009. Paleolimnological evidence for the effects on lakes of energy and mass transfer by climate and humans. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 2330-2348.

Baker, P.A., Fritz, S.C., S.J Burns, E. Ekdahl, C.A. Rigsby. 2009. The nature and origin of decadal to millennial scale climate variability in the southern tropics of South America. In Vimeux, F., F. Sylvestre, M. Khodri (eds) "Past Climate Variability from the Last Glacial Maximum to the Holocene in South America and Surrounding Regions". Springer. pp. 301-322.

Anderson, N.J.; *W. D'Andrea, Fritz, S.C.. 2009. Holocene carbon burial in lakes of SW Greenland. Global Change Biology 15: 2590-2598.

*Aebly, F.A. and S.C. Fritz. 2009. Paleohydrology of Kangerlussuaq, West Greenland during the last ~8000 yr. The Holocene 19: 91-104.

Ryves, D.B., R. Battarbee, S.C. Fritz. 2009. The dilemma of disappearing diatoms: incorporating dissolution into paleoenvironmental modeling and reconstructions. Quaternary Science Reviews 28: 120-136.

*Ekdahl, E., S.C. Fritz, P.A. Baker, C.A. Rigsby, K. Coley. 2008. Holocene multi-decadal to millennial scale hydrologic variability on the South American Altiplano. The Holocene 18: 867-876.

*Bracht, B., *J.R. Stone, S.C. Fritz. 2008. A diatom record of late-Holocene climate variability in the northern Rocky Mountains. Quaternary International 188: 149-155.

Whitlock, C.A., W. Dean, J. Rosenbaum, *L. Stevens, S.C. Fritz, *B. Bracht, and M. Power. 2008. A 2650-yr record of ecological and hydrological change in Yellowstone's Northern Range derived from multiple proxies. Quaternary International 188: 126-138.

*Aebly, F.A., Q. Hu, and S.C. Fritz. 2008. Alternative indices for the warm season NAO and precipitation variability in West Greenland. Journal of Climate 21: 532-541.

Fritz, S.C. 2008. Deciphering climatic history from lake sediments. (Deevey Frey invited review), Journal of Paleolimnology 39: 5-16.

Fritz, S.C., P.A. Baker, G.O. Seltzer, A. Ballantyne, *P. Tapia, H. Cheng, R.L. Edwards. 2007. Quaternary glaciation and hydrologic variation in the South American tropics as reconstructed from the Lake Titicaca drilling project. Quaternary Research 68; 410-420.

Fritz, S.C., 2007. Salinity and climate reconstruction from diatoms in continental lake deposits. In Encyclopedia of Quaternary Science, S. Elias, ed. Oxford, Elsevier. Volume 1, pp. 514-522.

*Jacobs, K.C, S.C. Fritz, J.B. Swinehart. 2007. Lacustrine evidence for moisture changes in the Nebraska Sand Hills during Marine Isotope Stage 3. Quaternary Research 67: 246-254.

*Bennett, D.M., S.C. Fritz, J. Holz, A. Holz, V. Zlotnik. 2007. Evaluating climatic and non-climatic influences on natural and man-made lakes in Nebraska, USA. Hydrobiologica 591: 103-115.

Zlotnik, V.A., M. Burbach, J. Swinehart, *D. Bennett, S.C. Fritz, D.B. Loope, F. Olaguera, 2007. A case study of direct push methods for aquifer characterization in dune-lake environments. Environmental and Engineering Geology 13: 205-216.

Fritz, S.C., P.A. Baker, *P. Tapia, J. Garland. 2006. Spatial and temporal variation in cores from Lake Titicaca, Bolivia/Peru during the last 13,000 years. Quaternary International 158: 23-29.

*Tapia, P., S.C. Fritz, G.O. Seltzer, D. Rodbell, S. Metivier. 2006. Contemporary distribution and late-Quaternary stratigraphy of diatoms in the Junin Plain, central Andes, Peru. Bol. Soc. Geol. Peru 101: 19-42.

Engstrom, D.R. and S.C. Fritz. 2006. Coupling between primary terrestrial succession and the trophic development of lakes at Glacier Bay, Alaska. Journal of Paleolimnology 35: 873-880.

Theriot, E.C., S.C. Fritz, C. Whitlock, & D.J. Conley. 2006. Late Quaternary rapid morphological evolution of an endemic diatom in Yellowstone Lake, USA. Paleobiology 32: 38-54.

*Stone, J.R. and S.C. Fritz. 2006. Multi-decadal drought frequency and Holocene drought instability in the northern Rocky Mountains. Geology 34: 409-412.

*Stevens, L.R., *J.R. Stone, *J. Campbell, & S.C. Fritz. 2006. A 2200-year record of hydrologic variability from Foy Lake, MT inferred from diatom and geochemical data. Quaternary Research 65: 264-274.

*Westover, K.S. S.C. Fritz, T.A. Blyakharchuk, and H.E. Wright. 2006. Diatom paleolimnological record of climatic and environmental change in the Altai Mountians, Siberia. Journal of Paleolimnology 35: 519-541.

Ryves, D., R.W. Battarbee, S. Juggins, S.C. Fritz, and N.J. Anderson. 2006. Physical and chemical predictors of diatom dissolution in freshwater and saline lake sediments of North America and West Greenland. Limnology and Oceanography 51: 1355-1368.

Baker, P.A., S.C. Fritz, J. Garland, *E. Ekdahl. 2005. Holocene hydrologic variation at Lake Titicaca, Bolivia/Peru and its relationship to North Atlantic climate variation. Journal of Quaternary Science 20: 655-662.

Fritz, S.C. & J.E. Saros. 2005. Paleolimnology and paleohydrology. In Encyclopedia of Hydrological Sciences, volume 3: Ecological and Hydrological Interactions. M.G. Anderson, editor-in-chief. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons. Volume 3: 1681-1704.

Yu, S., B.E. Berglund, P. Sandgren, & S.C. Fritz. 2005. Holocene palaeoecology and shoreline displacement along the western Blekinge coast, SE Sweden and implications for climate and sea-level changes. The Holocene 15: 278-292.