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Compositional trends through the Holocene mud succession of the southwestern Black Sea shelf: Implications for sedimentary provenance and water-level history (2.8MB PDF)
Christopher J. Lister, Richard N. Hiscott, Ali E. Aksu, Peta J. Mudie
Sedimentary Geology 316 (2015) 13–25

Coastal Wetlands of the World
Geology, Ecology, Distribution & Applications
David B. Scott, Jennifer Frail-Gauthier, Petra J. Mudie
Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107628250

May 2014

The Canadian Ice Island Program:
Discoveries from a “Ship of Ice”
(1.2MB PDF)
Peta J. Mudie and H. Ruth Jackson
Voyage of Discovery: Commemorative Book on the Scientific Accomplishments of the Bedford Institute of Oceanography 50th Anniversary: 1962-2012
BIO-Oceans Association 2014

The Black Sea Dating Game and Holocene Marine Transgression (913K PDF)
Peta J. Mudie, Valentina Yanko-Hombach, Sergei Kadurin
Open Journal of Marine Science, 2014, 4, 1-7

Settlement distribution and its relationship with environmental changes from the Paleolithic to ShangeZhou period in Liyang Plain, China (595K PDF)
Yuanyuan Guo, Duowen Mo, Longjiang Mao, Yuxiang Jin, Weimin Guo, Peta J. Mudie
Quaternary International In Press 21 November 2013

Holocene marine transgression in the Black Sea: New evidence from the northwestern Black Sea shelf (7.5MB PDF)
Valentina Yanko-Hombach, Petra J. Mudie, Sergey Kadurina, Evgeny Larchenkova
Quaternary International 2013, In Press

11,000 yrs of environmental change in the Northwest Passage: A multiproxy core record from central Parry Channel, Canadian High Arctic (3.5MB PDF)
Anna J. Pieńkowski, John H. England, Mark F.A. Furze, Steve Blasco, Peta J. Mudie, Brian MacLean
Marine Geology 341 (2013) 68–85

Paleo-Dniester Holocene history: use of palynostratigraphy to assess the validity of dating by amino acid racemisation and C-14 ages of Black Sea shells (Poster: 2.3 MB PDF)
Sergey Kadurin, Petra Mudie, Valentina Yanko-Hombach, and Evgeny Larchenkov

Atlas of modern dinoflagellate cyst distribution based on 2405 datapoints (73MB PDF)
Karin A.F. Zonneveld, Fabienne Marret, Gerard J.M. Versteegh, Kara Bogus, Sophie Bonnet, Ilham Bouimetarhan, Erica Crouch, Anne de Vernal, Rehab Elshanawany, Lucy Edwards, Oliver Esper, Sven Forke, Kari Grøsfjeld, Maryse Henry, Ulrike Holzwarth, Jean-François Kielt, So-Young Kimi, Stéphanie Ladouceur, David Ledu, Liang Chen, Audrey Limoges, Laurent Londeix, S.-H. Lu, Magdy S. Mahmoud, Gianluca Marino, Kazumi Matsouka, Jens Matthiessen, D.C. Mildenhal, Peta Mudie, H.L. Neil, Vera Pospelova, Yuzao Qi, Taoufik Radi, Thomas Richerol, André Rochon, Francesca Sangiorgi, Sandrine Solignac, Jean-Louis Turon, Thomas Verleye, Yan Wang, Zhaohui Wang, Marty Young
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Volume 191, 15 April 2013, Pages 1–197

Palynological study of a Mi’kmaw shell midden, Northeast Nova Scotia, Canada (2.6MB PDF)
Peta J. Mudie, Michelle A. Lelièvre
Journal of Archaeological Science, Volume 40, Issue 4, April 2013, Pages 2161–2175

Quantitative estimation of Holocene surface salinity variation in the Black Sea using dinoflagellate cyst process length (908K PDF)
Kenneth Neil Mertens, Lee R. Bradley, Yoshihito Takano, Petra J. Mudie, Fabienne Marret, Ali E. Aksu, Richard N. Hiscott, Thomas J. Verleye, Erik A. Mousing, Ludmila L. Smyrnova, Siamak Bagheri, Mashhor Mansor, Vera Pospelova, Kazumi Matsuoka
Quaternary Science Reviews 39 (2012) 45-59

Pacific Workshop PowerPoint:
Dinocysts in eutrophic, stratified Black Sea & Saanich Inlet estuaries vs. upwelling waters off California & Baja (12.4MB)
Peta Mudie, Fabienne Marret, André Rochon, Anna Gaponova

Late Holocene environmental conditions in Coronation Gulf, southwestern Canadian Arctic Archipelago: evidence from dinoflagellate cysts, other non-pollen palynomorphs, and pollen (944K PDF)
Anna J. Pieńkowski, Peta J. Mudie, John H. England, John N. Smith and Mark F. A. Furze
Journal of Quaternary Science Volume 26, Issue 8, pages 839-853, November 2011

Coastal evolution of southern California as interpreted from benthic foraminifera, ostracodes, and pollen (4.3MB PDF)
David B. Scott, Peta J. Mudie and John S. Bradshaw
The Journal of Foraminiferal Research, July 2011

Corrigendum to “A gradual drowning of the southwestern Black Sea shelf: Evidence for a progressive rather than abrupt Holocene reconnection with the eastern Mediterranean Sea through the Marmara Sea Gateway” (76K PDF)
Richard N. Hiscott, Ali E. Aksu , Peta J. Mudie, Fabienne Marretc, Teofilo Abrajano, Michael A. Kaminski , James Evans, Ayse I. Çakiroglu , Dogan Yasar
Quaternary International 226 (2010) 160

In the Footsteps of Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchi – a Botanical Journey
James H. Dickson and Petra Mudie
Teachings From Long Ago Person Found: Highlights from the Kwäday Dän Ts'ìnchi Project, Royal BC Museum, 2012

Environmental Scanning Electron Microscopy - a Modern Tool for Unlocking Ancient Secrets about the Last Journey of Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchi
Petra Mudie, James H. Dickson and Richard Hebda
Teachings From Long Ago Person Found: Highlights from the Kwäday Dän Ts'ìnchi Project, Royal BC Museum, 2012

Forensic Botany of Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchi's Ground Squirrel Robe
Richard Hebda, James H. Dickson and Petra Mudie
Teachings From Long Ago Person Found: Highlights from the Kwäday Dän Ts'ìnchi Project, Royal BC Museum, 2012

Was the Black Sea Catastrophically Flooded during the Holocene? Geological evidence and archaeological impacts (760K PDF)
Valentina Yanko-Hombach, Peta Mudie and Allan S. Gilbert
Submerged Prehistory 2011

Nonpollen palynomorphs: Indicators of salinity and environmental change in the Caspian–Black Sea–Mediterranean corridor (1.5MB PDF)
P.J. Mudie, S.A.G. Leroy, F. Marret, N. Gerasimenko, S.E.A. Kholeif, T. Sapelko, M. Filipova-Marinova
GSA Special Paper Geology and Geoarchaeology of the Black Sea Region: Beyond the Flood Hypothesis 2011

Non-pollen palynomorphs in the Black Sea corridor (1.2MB PDF)
Peta J. Mudie, Fabienne Marret, André Rochon and Ali E. Aksu
VEGETATION HISTORY AND ARCHAEOBOTANY Volume 19, Numbers 5-6, 531-544, 2010

Pollen, plant macrofossil and charcoal records for palaeovegetation reconstruction in the Mediterranean-Black Sea Corridor since the Last Glacial Maximum (2.6MB PDF)
Carlos E. Cordova, Sandy P. Harrison, Peta J. Mudie, Simone Riehl, Suzanne A.G. Leroy, Natalie Ortiz
Quaternary International 197, 12–26, 2009

Palynological Records of Climate and Oceanic Conditions in the Late Pleistocene and Holocene of the Nile Cone, Southeastern Mediterranean, Egypt (3.1MB PDF)
Suzan E.A. Kholeif, Peta J. Mudie
Palynology 33, 1-24, 2009,

A Holocene dinocyst record of a two-step transformation of the Neoeuxinian brackish water lake into the Black Sea (2.2 MB PDF)
Fabienne Marret, Peta Mudie, Ali Aksu, Richard N. Hiscott
Quaternary International Volume 197, Issues 1-2, 15 March 2009, Pages 72-86

The Life and Death of Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchí, an Ancient Frozen Body from British Columbia: Clues from Remains of Plants and Animals (440K PDF)
James H. Dickson and Petra J. Mudie
The Northern Review, Number 28 (Winter 2008)

Palynological evidence for climatic change, anthropogenic activity and outflow of Black Sea water during the late Pleistocene and Holocene: Centennial- to decadal-scale records from the Black and Marmara Seas (2.3MB PDF)
P.J. Mudie, F. Marret, A.E. Aksu, R.N. Hiscott and H. Gillespie
Quaternary International 167-168, 73-90, June 2007

A gradual drowning of the southwestern Black Sea shelf: Evidence for a progressive rather than abrupt Holocene reconnection with the eastern Mediterranean Sea through the Marmara Sea Gateway (2.3MB PDF)
Richard N. Hiscott, Ali E. Aksu, Peta J. Mudie, Fabienne Marret, Teofilo Abrajano, Michael A. Kaminskie, James Evans, Ayse I. Cakiroglu, Dogan Yasar
Quaternary International 167-168, 19-34, June 2007

The Marmara Sea gateway since ~16 ky BP: non-catastrophic causes of paleoceanographic events in the Black Sea at 8.4 and 7.15 Ky BP (1.1 MB PDF)
Richard N. Hiscott, Ali E. Aksu, Peta J. Mudie, Michael A. Kaminski, Teofilo Abrajano, Dogan Yasar, and André Rochon
The Black Sea Flood Question: Changes in Coastline, Climate, and Human Settlement
Valentina Yanko-Hombach, Allan S. Gilbert, Nicolae Panin and Pavel M. Dolukhanov, eds.
NATO Science Series IV, Springer, Dordrecht, 89-117, 2007

Marine palynology: potentials for onshore–offshore correlation of Pleistocene–Holocene records (2.8 MB PDF)
Peta J.Mudie and Francine M.G.McCarthy
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa
Volume 61(2) – October 2006

Cover: Ellesmere Island coast of Nares Strait north of Cape Lawrence with view to the north. Cambrian and Ordovician strata (from dark layers in left centre up to skyline) overriding Tertiary conglomeratic sediments (rusty wcathering rocks in foreground and at base of mountains in centre). Kennedy Channel of Nares Strait at right margin. Photo: F. Tessensohn 1998.
Late Pleistocene-Holocene marine geology of Nares Strait region: paleoceanography from foraminifera and dinoflagellate cysts, sedimentology and stable isotopes (1.5MB PDF)
Mudie, P.J., Rochon, A., Prins, M.A., Soenarjo, D., Troelstra, S.R., Levac, E., Scott, D.B., Roncaglia, L, & Kuipers, A.
Polarforschung 74 (1-3), 169-183, 2004 (erschienen 2006)

Decadal-scale sea ice changes in the Canadian Arctic and the impact on humans during the past 4,000 years (360K PDF)
Peta J. Mudie, Andre Rochon and Elisabeth Levac
Environmental Archaeology 10:11-126, 2005

Arctic catastrophes: sea ice changes and impacts in the Eastern Arctic during the past 4,000 years Poster presented at the Conference on Rapid Landscape Change and Human Response in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic, June 15-17, 2005, Yukon College, Whitehorse, Yukon
(1200 x 900 pixels 464K JPG)
(2400 x 1800 pixels 1 MB JPG) or (884K PPT)
Mudie, P.J., Levac, E. , and Rochon, A.

Forensic palynology and ethnobotany of Salicornia species (Chenopodiaceae) in northwest Canada and Alaska (580K PDF)
Petra J. Mudie; Sheila Greer; Judith Brakel; James H. Dickson; Clara Schinkel; Ruth Peterson-Welsh; Margaret Stevens; Nancy J. Turner; Mary Shadow; Rosalie Washington
Canadian Journal of Botany, 83(1): 111-123, 2005

Kwäday Dän Ts’ìnchí, the First Ancient Body of a Man from a North American Glacier: Reconstructing his Last Days by Intestinal and Biomolecular Analyses.
James H. Dickson; Michael P. Richards; Richard J. Hebda; Petra J. Mudie; Owen Beattie; Susan Ramsay; Nancy J. Turner; Bruce J. Leighton; John M. Webster; Niki R. Hobischak; Gail S. Anderson; Peter M. Troffe; Rebecca J. Wigen
The Holocene 14(4): 481-486, 2004

The palynological record of terrigenous flux to the deep sea: late Pliocene–Recent examples from 41°N in the abyssal Atlantic and Pacific oceans
F. M. G. McCarthy; K. E. Gostlin; P. J. Mudie; R. O. Pedersen
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 128(1-2): 81-95, 2004

Late glacial, Holocene and modern dinoflagellate cyst assemblages in the Aegean-Marmara-Black Sea corridor: statistical analysis and re-interpretation of the early Holocene Noah's Flood hypothesis
P. J. Mudie; A. Rochon; A. E. Aksu; H. Gillespie
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 128(1): 143-167, 2004

Deltas south of the Bosphorus Strait record persistent Black Sea outflow to the Marmara Sea since 10 ka
R. N. Hiscott; A. E. Aksu; D. Yaar; M. A. Kaminski; P. J. Mudie, V. E. Kostylev; J. C. MacDonald; F. I. Ilerb; A. R. Lord
Marine Geology 190(1): 95-118, 2002

Last glacial–Holocene paleoceanography of the Black Sea and Marmara Sea: stable isotopic, foraminiferal and coccolith evidence
A. E. Aksu; R. N. Hiscott; M. A. Kaminski; P. J. Mudie; H. Gillespie; T. Abrajano; D. Yasar
Marine Geology 190(1): 119-149, 2002

Aspects of carbon isotope biogeochemistry of late Quaternary sediments from the Marmara Sea and Black Sea
T. Abrajano; A. E. Aksu; R. N. Hiscott; P. J. Mudie
Marine Geology 190(1): 151-164, 2002

Dinoflagellate cysts, freshwater algae and fungal spores as salinity indicators in Late Quaternary cores from Marmara and Black seas (812K PDF)
P. J. Mudie; A. Rochon; Ali E. Aksu; Helen Gillespie
Marine Geology 190(1): 203-231, 2002

Palynological records of red tide-producing species in Canada: past trends and implications for the future (4.2MB PDF)
Petra J. Mudie; André Rochon; Elisabeth Levac
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
180(1): 159-186, 2002

Pollen stratigraphy of Late Quaternary cores from Marmara Sea: land-sea correlation and paleoclimatic history (1.6MB PDF)
P. J. Mudie; A. Rochon; Ali E. Aksu
Marine Geology 190(1): 233-260, 2002

Paleoceanographic significance of sediment color on western North Atlantic Drifts: II. Late Pliocene-Pleistocene sedimentation
Liviu Giosan; Roger D. Flood; Jens Grützner; Peta Mudie
Marine Geology 189(1): 43-61, 2002

A 340,000 year record of ice rafting, palaeoclimatic fluctuations, and shelf-crossing glacial advances in the southwestern Labrador Sea
Richard N. Hiscott; Ali E. Aksu; Peta J. Mudie; David F. Parsons
Global and Planetary Change 28(1): 227-240, 2001

Sea-surface conditions in northernmost Baffin Bay during the Holocene: palynological evidence.
Elisabeth Levac; Anne De Vernal; Weston Blake Jr.
Journal of Quaternary Science 16(4): 353-363, 2001

Distribution of dinoflagellate cysts in the Canadian Arctic marine region (860K PDF)
P. J. Mudie; André Rochon
Journal of Quaternary Science 16(7): 603-620, 2001

Late Quaternary dinoflagellate cysts from the Black, Marmara and Aegean seas: variations in assemblages, morphology and paleosalinity (952K PDF)
P. J. Mudie; Ali E. Aksu; D. Yasar
Marine Micropaleontology 43(1): 155-178, 2001

Characterisation of marine and lacustrine sediments in a drowned thermokarst embayment, Richards Island, Beaufort Sea, Canada (1.2MB PDF)
S. Solomon, P. J. Mudie, R. Cranston, T. Hamilton, S. A. Thibaudeau and E. S. Collins
International Journal of Earth Sciences, 89(3): 530-521, December, 2000

Freshwater chlorophycean algae in recent marine sediments of the Beaufort, Laptev and Kara Seas (Arctic Ocean) as indicators of river runoff
Jens Matthiessen, Martina Kunz-Pirrung and Peta J. Mudie
International Journal Earth Sciences 89: 470-485, 2000

The climate of North America and adjacent ocean waters ca. 6 ka (2018K PDF)
K Gajewski, Robert Vance, M Sawada, Inez Fung, L Dennis Gignac, Linda Halsey, Jasmin John, Philippe Maisongrande, P Mandell, Peta J Mudie, Pierre JH Richard, A G Sherin, Jason Soroko, Dale H Vitt
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 2000, 37(5): 661-681

Organic geochemical and palynological evidence for terrigenous origin of the organic matter in Aegean Sea sapropel S1
A. E. Aksua; T. Abrajano; P. J. Mudie; D. Yasar
Marine Geology 153(1): 303-318, 1999

Oceanic pollen transport and pollen:dinocyst ratios as markers of late Cenozoic sea level change and sediment transport
M. G. McCarthy; P. J. Mudie
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
138(1): 187-206, 1998

Messinian evaporites in Zakynthos, Greece
N. Kontopoulos; A. Zelilidis; D. J. W. Piper; P. J. Mudie
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
129(3): 361-367, 1997

Origin of late glacial-Holocene hemipelagic sediments in the Aegean Sea: clay mineralogy and carbonate cementation
A. E. Aksu; D. Yasar; P. J. Mudie
Marine Geology 123(1): 33-59, 1995

Late glacial-Holocene paleoclimatic and paleoceanographic evolution of the Aegean Sea: micropaleontological and stable isotopic evidence
A. E. Aksu; D. Yasar; P. J. Mudie; H. Gillespie
Marine Micropaleontology 25(1): 1-28, 1995

Paleoclimatic and paleoceanographic conditions leading to development of sapropel layer S1 in the Aegean Sea
A. E. Aksu; D. Yasar; P. J. Mudie
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
116(1): 71-101, 1995

Evaluation of paleoclimatic proxies by the rescaled range method: results from Labrador Sea, ODP Site 646 (321K PDF)
Z. Huang, P. J. Mudie, A. E. Aksu
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1993, 30(7): 1385-1389

Late Quaternary glacial and sedimentary history of Bonavista Bay, northeast Newfoundland (1592K PDF) (Erratum 57K PDF)
E. H. Cumming, A. E. Aksu, P. J. Mudie
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1992, 29(2): 222-235, 10.1139/e92-021

Glacial-marine sedimentation, Canadian polar margin, North of Axel Heiberg Island. (9MB PDF)
Hein, F.J. and Mudie, P.J.
Géographie physique et Quaternaire 45: 213-227, 1991

Siliceous sponge communities, biological zonation, and Recent sea-level change on the Arctic margin: Ice Island results: Reply (141K PDF)
Peta J. Mudie, Nancy A. Van Wagoner
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1991, 28(3): 463-464

Circumpolar map of Quaternary deposits of the Arctic
149 x 109 cm (18MB PDF)
Zarkhidze, V.S., Fulton, R.J., Mudie, P.J., Piper, D.J.W., Musatov, E.E., Naryshkin, G.D., Yashin, D.S.
Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation
January 1, 1991

Siliceous sponge communities, biological zonation, and Recent sea-level change on the Arctic margin: Ice Island results. (1760K PDF)
Van Wagoner, N.A., Mudie, P.J., Cole, F.E. and Daborn, G.
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 26: 2341-2355, 1989

Biostratigraphy and late Cenozoic paleoceanography of the Arctic Ocean: Foraminiferal, lithostratigraphic, and isotopic evidence (1.4MB PDF)
Scott, D. B., Mudie, P.J., Baki, V., MacKinnon, K. D., and Cole, F.E.
Geological Society of America Bulletin, February, 1989, v. 101, no. 2, p. 260-277

Upper Cenozoic history of the Labrador Sea, Baffin Bay, and the Arctic Ocean: A paleoclimatic and paleoceanographic summary (1.4MB PDF)
Aksu, A.E., Mudie, P.J., Macko, S.A.
Paleoceanography, 3(5), 519–538, 1988

Ice Island sampling and investigation of sediments: an Environmental Marine Geology Program in the Canadian Arctic.
Mosher, D.C., Mudie, P.J. and Frobel, D.
Videotape, 16 mins 19sec, 1986

Geological constraints for tectonic models of the alpha ridge (1.2MB PDF)
Mudie, P.J., Stoffyn-Egli, P., Van Wagoner, N.A.,
Journal of Geodynamics Volume 6, Issues 1–4,
Proceedings of the Symposium Polar Geophysics
December 1986, Pages 215–236

A sea-level curve for the Canadian Beaufort Shelf (610KB PDF)
Philip R. Hill, Peta J. Mudie, Kate Moran, Steve M. Blasco
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1985, 22(10): 1383-1393

Paleoclimate of Baffin Bay from 300,000-year record of foraminifera, dinoflagellates and pollen (610KB PDF)
Mudie, P.J. and Aksu, A.E.
Nature 312: 630-634, 1984

Holocene history of Bedford Basin, Nova Scotia: foraminifera, dinoflagellate, and pollen records (2031K PDF)
A. A. L. Miller, P. J. Mudie, D. B. Scott
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1982, 19(12): 2342-2367

Pollen distribution in recent marine sediments, eastern Canada (1632K PDF)
P. J. Mudie
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1982, 19(4): 729-747

Spatial variability of foraminifera and pollen in two nearshore sediment sites, St. Georges Bay, Nova Scotia (712K PDF)
C. T. Schafer, P. J. Mudie
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1980, 17(3): 313-324

Spatial variability of foraminifera and pollen in two nearshore sediment sites, St. Georges Bay, Nova Scotia (1.7MB PDF)
C. T. Schafer, P. J. Mudie
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, 1980, 17(3): 313-324

Benthonic foraminifera of three southern Californian lagoons; ecology and Recent stratigraphy (4.6MB PDF)
David B. Scott, Peta J. Mudie, and John S. Bradshaw
Journal of Foraminiferal Research, January 1976, v. 6, p. 59-75,
Salt stress responses in Lasthenia glabrata, a winter annual composite endemic to saline soils (1263K PDF)
Ralph W. Kingsbury, Anne Radlow, Peta J. Mudie, John Rutherford, Robert Radlow
Canadian Journal of Botany, 1976, 54(12): 1377-1385

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