dr. Mark Dekkers
Associate Professor
Earth Sciences - Paleomagnetism
Gegenereerd op 2017-09-26 11:25:07


The research and teaching of Mark Dekkers, working in the paleomagnetic laboratory of the Department of Earth Sciences, is at the interface of geophysics and geochemistry. His overarching research interest is in the preservation of the paleomagnetic record, how subsequent geological processes may interfere with the original paleomagnetic signal, at all time scales  - ranging from early diagenetic processes operating shortly after the formation of a rock succession, to ongoing burial and related geodynamic processes hundreds of millions later in a rock's history. His research further includes paleointensity methodology and how anthropogenic influence can be tracked by magnetic properties. Finally, he is involved in dating hominide sites. He is teaching general geology and earth and sustainability at University College Utrecht, geochemical cycles in the bachelor Earth Sciences, and participates in the teaching of paleomagnetism and rock magnetism in the master Earth, Structure and Dynamics.


Involved in the following study programme(s)
Scientific expertise
Environmental magnetism
Gegenereerd op 2017-09-26 11:25:07
All publications
  2017 - Scholarly publications
Huang, Wentao, Lippert, Peter C., Jackson, Michael J., Dekkers, Mark J., Zhang, Yang, Li, Juan, Guo, Zhaojie, Kapp, Paul & van Hinsbergen, Douwe J J (2017). Remagnetization of the Paleogene Tibetan Himalayan carbonate rocks in the Gamba area - Implications for reconstructing the lower plate in the India-Asia collision. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122 (2), (pp. 808-825) (18 p.).
Huang, Wentao, Lippert, Peter C., Zhang, Yang, Jackson, Michael J., Dekkers, Mark J., Li, Juan, Hu, Xiumian, Zhang, Bo, Guo, Zhaojie & van Hinsbergen, Douwe J.J. (2017). Remagnetization of carbonate rocks in southern Tibet - Perspectives from rock magnetic and petrographic investigations. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 122 (4), (pp. 2434-2456) (23 p.).
Li, Xingwen, Ao, Hong, Dekkers, Mark J., Roberts, Andrew P., Zhang, Peng, Lin, Shan, Huang, Weiwen, Hou, Yamei, Zhang, Weihua & An, Zhisheng (15.01.2017). Early Pleistocene occurrence of Acheulian technology in North China. Quaternary Science Reviews, 156, (pp. 12-22) (11 p.). Export Date: 6 January 2017.
Maddy, D., Veldkamp, A., Demir, T., van Gorp, W., Wijbrans, J.R., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J., Schreve, D., Schoorl, J.M., Scaife, R., Stemerdink, C., van der Schriek, T., Bridgland, D.R. & Aytaç, A.S. (15.06.2017). The Gediz River fluvial archive - A benchmark for Quaternary research in Western Anatolia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 166, (pp. 289-306) (18 p.).
Maron, Matteo, Muttoni, Giovanni, Dekkers, Mark J., Mazza, Michele, Roghi, Guido, Breda, Anna, Krijgsman, Wout & Rigo, Manuel (2017). Contribution to the magnetostratigraphy of the Carnian - New magneto-biostratigraphic constraints from Pignola-2 and Dibona marine sections, Italy. Newsletters on Stratigraphy, 50 (2), (pp. 187-203) (17 p.).
  2016 - Scholarly publications
Ao, H., Roberts, A.P., Dekkers, M.J., Liu, X., Rohling, E.J., Shi, Z., An, Z. & Zhao, X. (15.06.2016). Late Miocene-Pliocene Asian monsoon intensification linked to Antarctic ice-sheet growth. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 444, (pp. 75-87) (13 p.). Export Date: 3 August 2016.
Ao, Hong, Zhang, Peng, Dekkers, Mark J., Roberts, Andrew P., An, Zhisheng, Li, Yongxiang, Lu, Fengyan, Lin, Shan & Li, Xingwen (15.01.2016). New magnetochronology of Late Miocene mammal fauna, NE Tibetan Plateau, China - Mammal migration and paleoenvironments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 434, (pp. 220-230) (11 p.).
Chang, Liao, Bolton, C.T., Dekkers, M.J., Hayashida, A., Heslop, David, Krijgsman, W., Kodama, K., Paterson, Greig, Roberts, Andrew P., Rohling, E.J., Yamamoto, Y. & Zhao, X. (2016). Asian monsoon modulation of nonsteady state diagenesis in hemipelagic marine sediments offshore of Japan. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17 (11), (pp. 4383-4398).
da Silva, Anne-Christine, Hladil, J., Chadimová, L., Slavík, L., Hilgen, F.J., Bábek, O. & Dekkers, M.J. (01.12.2016). Refining the Early Devonian time scale using Milankovitch cyclicity in Lochkovian–Pragian sediments (Prague Synform, Czech Republic). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 455, (pp. 125-139).
Jiang, Zhaoxia, Liu, Qingsong, Dekkers, Mark J., Barrón, Vidal, Torrent, José & Roberts, Andrew P. (26.07.2016). Control of Earth-like magnetic fields on the transformation of ferrihydrite to hematite and goethite. Scientific Reports, 6 (11 p.).
Mullender, T.A.T., Frederichs, T., Hilgenfeldt, C., de Groot, L.V., Fabian, K. & Dekkers, M.J. (2016). Automated paleomagnetic and rock magnetic data acquisition with an in-line horizontal “2G” system. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17 (9), (pp. 3546-3559) (14 p.). Cited By :1 Export Date: 6 January 2017.
Pastor-Galán, Daniel, Dekkers, Mark J., Gutiérrez-alonso, Gabriel, Brouwer, Daniël, Groenewegen, Thomas, Krijgsman, Wout, Fernández-lozano, Javier, Yenes, Mariano & Álvarez-lobato, Fernando (01.11.2016). Paleomagnetism of the Central Iberian curve's putative hinge - Too many oroclines in the Iberian Variscides. Gondwana Research, 39, (pp. 96-113) (18 p.).
Van Baak, Christiaan G. C., Vasiliev, Iuliana, Palcu, Dan V., Dekkers, Mark J. & Krijgsman, Wout (18.05.2016). A greigite-based magnetostratigraphic time frame for the Late Miocene to recent DSDP Leg 42B Cores from the Black Sea. Frontiers in Earth Science, 4 (18 p.).
Yang, T., Dekkers, M.J. & Zhang, Bo (2016). Seismic heating signatures in the Japan Trench subduction plate-boundary fault zone - evidence from a preliminary rock magnetic 'geothermometer'. Geophysical Journal International, 205 (1), (pp. 332–344).
Yang, T., Yang, Xiaosong, Duan, Qingbao, Chen, J. & Dekkers, M.J. (2016). Rock magnetic expression of fluid infiltration in the Yingxiu-Beichuan fault (Longmen Shan thrust belt, China). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 17 (3), (pp. 1065-1085).
Zhang, Peng, Ao, Hong, Dekkers, Mark J., Li, Yongxiang & An, Zhisheng (2016). Late Oligocene-Early Miocene magnetochronology of the mammalian faunas in the Lanzhou Basin-environmental changes in the NE margin of the Tibetan Plateau. Scientific Reports, 6. Export Date: 6 January 2017.
  2016 - Other output
M.J. Dekkers (29.06.2016) A paleolatitude from partially remagnetized strata – example of lower Eocene volcanics in the India-Asia collision belt
M.J. Dekkers (30.06.2016) A paleolatitude from partially remagnetized strata – example of lower Eocene volcanics in the India-Asia collision belt
M.J. Dekkers (28.06.2016) Geomagnetic field variations
M.J. Dekkers (30.06.2016) Magnetic properties of superfast spreading ocean crust at ODP/IODP site 1256 – magmatic vs. hydrothermal processes
M.J. Dekkers (01.07.2016) Scientific writing - some tips
M.J. Dekkers (29.06.2016) Tidying up messy magnetostratigraphy – case study of Neogene sediments from Timor (SE Asia)
M.J. Dekkers (04.07.2016) Tidying up messy magnetostratigraphy – case study of Neogene sediments from Timor (SE Asia)
  2015 - Scholarly publications
de Groot, Lennart, Béguin, Annemarieke, Kosters, Martha E., van Rijsingen, Elenora M., Struijk, Erzsébet L.M., Biggin, Andrew J., Hurst, Elliot A., Langereis, Cor G. & Dekkers, Mark J. (2015). High paleointensities for the Canary Islands constrain the Levant geomagnetic high. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 419, (pp. 154-167).
Huang, Wentao, Dupont-Nivet, Guillaume, Lippert, Peter C., van Hinsbergen, Douwe J J, Dekkers, Mark J., Guo, Zhaojie, Waldrip, Ross, Li, Xiaochun, Zhang, Xiaoran, Liu, Dongdong & Kapp, Paul (28.01.2015). Can a primary remanence be retrieved from partially remagnetized Eocence volcanic rocks in the Nanmulin Basin (southern Tibet) to date the India-Asia collision?. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 120 (1), (pp. 42-66).
Huang, Wentao, Dupont-Nivet, Guillaume, Lippert, Peter C., Van Hinsbergen, Douwe J J, Dekkers, Mark J., Waldrip, Ross, Ganerød, Morgan, Li, Xiaochun, Guo, Zhaojie & Kapp, Paul (26.03.2015). What was the Paleogene latitude of the Lhasa terrane? A reassessment of the geochronology and paleomagnetism of Linzizong volcanic rocks (Linzhou basin, Tibet). Tectonics, 34 (3), (pp. 594-622) (29 p.).
Huang, Wentao, van Hinsbergen, Douwe J J, Dekkers, Mark J., Garzanti, Eduardo, Dupont-Nivet, Guillaume, Lippert, Peter C., Li, Xiaochun, Maffione, Marco, Langereis, Cor G., Hu, Xiumian, Guo, Zhaojie & Kapp, Paul (15.01.2015). Paleolatitudes of the Tibetan Himalaya from primary and secondary magnetizations of Jurassic to Lower Cretaceous sedimentary rocks. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 16 (1), (pp. 77-100) (24 p.).
Jiang, Zhaoxia, Liu, Qingsong, Dekkers, Mark J., Tauxe, Lisa, Qin, Huafeng, Barrón, Vidal & Torrent, José (15.10.2015). Acquisition of chemical remanent magnetization during experimental ferrihydrite-hematite conversion in Earth-like magnetic field-implications for paleomagnetic studies of red beds. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 428, (pp. 1-10) (10 p.).
Maddy, D., Schreve, D., Demir, T., Veldkamp, A., Wijbrans, J. R., van Gorp, W., van Hinsbergen, D. J J, Dekkers, M. J., Scaife, R., Schoorl, J. M., Stemerdink, C. & van der Schriek, T. (01.02.2015). The earliest securely-dated hominin artefact in Anatolia?. Quaternary Science Reviews, 109, (pp. 68-75) (8 p.).
Monster, Marilyn W L, de Groot, Lennart V. & Dekkers, Mark J. (24.12.2015). MSP-tool - A VBA-based software tool for the analysis of multispecimen paleointensity data. Frontiers in Earth Science, 3, (pp. 1-9) (9 p.).
Monster, Marilyn W L, de Groot, Lennart V., Biggin, Andrew J. & Dekkers, Mark J. (2015). The performance of various palaeointensity techniques as a function of rock magnetic behaviour - A case study for La Palma. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 242, (pp. 36-49) (14 p.).
Pastor-Galán, Daniel, Groenewegen, Thomas, Brouwer, Daniël, Krijgsman, Wout & Dekkers, Mark J. (2015). One or two oroclines in the Variscan orogen of Iberia? Implications for Pangea amalgamation. Geology, 43 (6), (pp. 527-530) (4 p.).
Sier, M.J., Parés, J.M., Antoine, P., Locht, J.-L., Dekkers, M.J., Limondin-Lozouet, N. & Roebroeks, W. (30.01.2015). Evidence for the Blake Event recorded at the Eemian archaeological site of Caours, France. Quaternary International, 357, (pp. 149-157) (9 p.).
Sier, M.J., Peeters, J., Dekkers, M., Pares, J.M., Chang, L., Busschers, F.S., Cohen, K.M., Wallinga, J., Bunnik, F.P.M. & Roebroeks, W. (2015). The Blake Event recorded near the Eemian type locality - A diachronic onset of the Eemian in Europe. Quaternary Geochronology, 28, (pp. 12-28) (17 p.).
  2015 - Other output
M.J. Dekkers (27.11.2015) seminar in 'Frontiers of Earth Science' seminar series Faculty of Earth & Environmental Sciences LMU
M.J. Dekkers (14.12.2015) The multispecimen method for absolute paleointensity determination.
  2014 - Scholarly publications
Aben, F.M., Dekkers, M.J., Bakker, R.R., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Zachariasse, W.J., Tate, G.W., McQuarrie, N., Harris, R. & Duffy, B. (2014). Untangling inconsistent magnetic polarity records through an integrated rock magnetic analysis: A case study on Neogene sections in East Timor. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15 (6), (pp. 2531-2554) (24 p.).
Chang, Liao, Roberts, Andrew P., Winklhofer, Michael, Heslop, David, Dekkers, Mark J., Krijgsman, Wout, Gerald, John D Fitz & Smith, Paul (2014). Magnetic detection and characterization of biogenic magnetic minerals - A comparison of ferromagnetic resonance and first-order reversal curve diagrams. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 119 (8), (pp. 6136-6158) (23 p.).
Chang, Liao, Vasiliev, Iuliana, van Baak, Christiaan, Krijgsman, Wout, Dekkers, Mark J., Roberts, Andrew P., Gerald, John D Fitz, van Hoesel, Annelies & Winklhofer, Michael (2014). Identification and environmental interpretation of diagenetic and biogenic greigite in sediments - A lesson from the Messinian Black Sea. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15 (9), (pp. 3612-3627) (18 p.).
de Groot, L.V., Dekkers, M.J., Visscher, M. & ter Maat, G.W. (22.04.2014). Magnetic properties and paleointensities as function of depth in a Hawaiian lava flow. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15 (4), (pp. 1096-1112) (17 p.).
de Groot, Lennart, Fabian, Karl, Bakelaar, Iman A. & Dekkers, Mark J. (22.08.2014). Magnetic force microscopy reveals meta-stable magnetic domain states that prevent reliable absolute palaeointensity experiments. Nature Communications, 5 (10 p.).
Dekkers, Mark J., Heslop, David, Herrero-Bervera, Emilio, Acton, Gary & Krasa, David (2014). Insights into magmatic processes and hydrothermal alteration of in situ superfast spreading ocean crust at ODP/IODP site 1256 from a cluster analysis of rock magnetic properties. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15 (8), (pp. 3430-3447) (18 p.).
Jiang, Z., Liu, Q., Dekkers, M.J., Colombo, C., Yu, Y., Barrõn, V. & Torrent, J. (2014). Ferro and antiferromagnetism of ultrafine-grained hematite. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 15 (6), (pp. 2699-2712) (14 p.).
Razik, S., Dekkers, M.J. & Von Dobeneck, T. (2014). How environmental magnetism can enhance the interpretational value of grain-size analysis: A time-slice study on sediment export to the NW African margin in Heinrich Stadial 1 and Mid Holocene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 406, (pp. 33-48) (16 p.).
  2013 - Scholarly publications
Ao, H., An, Z., Dekkers, M.J., Li, Y., Xiao, G., Zhao, H. & Qiang, X. (2013). Pleistocene magnetochronology of the fauna and Paleolithic sites in the Nihewan Basin: Significance for environmental and hominin evolution in North China. Quaternary Geochronology, 18, (pp. 78-92) (15 p.).
Ao, H., Dekkers, M.J., An, Z., Xiao, G., Li, Y., Zhao, H., Qiang, X., Chang, H., Chang, Q. & Wu, D. (2013). Magnetostratigraphic evidence of a mid-Pliocene onset of the Nihewan Formation - implications for early fauna and hominid occupation in the Nihewan Basin, North China. Quaternary Science Reviews, 59, (pp. 30-42) (13 p.).
Ao, H., Dekkers, M.J., Wei, Q., Qiang, X. & Xiao, G. (2013). New evidence for early presence of hominids in North China. Scientific Reports, 3, (pp. art.no. 2403) (1 p.).
Biggin, A.J., Badejo, S., Hodgson, E., Muxworthy, A.R., Shaw, J. & Dekkers, M.J. (2013). The effect of cooling rate on the intensity of thermoremanent magnetization (TRM) acquired by assemblages of pseudo-single domain, multidomain and interacting single-domain grains. Geophysical Journal International, 193 (3), (pp. 1239-1249) (11 p.).
Chang, L., Winklhofer, M., Roberts, A.P., Heslop, D., Florindo, F., Dekkers, M.J., Krijgsman, W., Kodama, K. & Yamamoto, Y. (2013). Low-temperature magnetic properties of pelagic carbonates: Oxidation of biogenic magnetite and identification of magnetosome chains. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118 (12), (pp. 6049-6065) (17 p.).
da Silva, Anne-Christine, De Vleeschouwer, D., Boulvain, F., Claeys, P., Fagel, N., Humblet, M., Mabille, C., Michel, J., Sardar Abadi, M., Pas, D. & Dekkers, M.J. (2013). Magnetic susceptibility as a high-resolution correlation tool and as a climatic proxy in Paleozoic rocks - Merits and pitfalls: Examples from the Devonian in Belgium. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 46, (pp. 173-189) (17 p.).
de Groot, L.V., Biggin, A.J., Dekkers, M.J., Langereis, C.G. & Herrero-Bervera, E. (31.10.2013). Rapid regional perturbations to the recent global geomagnetic decay revealed by a new Hawaiian record. Nature Communications, 4, (pp. 1-7).
Sier, M.J. & Dekkers, M.J. (2013). Magnetic property analysis as palaeoenvironmental proxy: a case study of the Last Interglacial Middle Palaeolithic site at Neumark-Nord 2 (Germany). In S. Gaudzinski-Windheuser & W. Roebroeks (Eds.), Geochronology and Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction of Neumark-Nord, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (pp. 117-130) (14 p.).
  2013 - Other output
  2012 - Scholarly publications
Ao, H., An, Z., Dekkers, M.J., Wei, Q., Pei, S., Zhao, H., Xiao, G., Qiang, X., Wu, D. & Chang, H. (2012). High-resolution record of geomagnetic excursions in the Matuyama chron constrains the ages of the Feiliang and Lanpo Paleolithic sites in the Nihewan Basin, North China. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13 (8).
Ao, H., Dekkers, M.J., Xiao, G., Yang, X., Qin, L., Liu, X, Qiang, X., Chang, H. & Zhao, H. (2012). Different orbital rhythms in the Asian summer monsoon records from North and South China during the Pleistocene. Global and Planetary Change, 80-81, (pp. 51-60) (10 p.).
Chang, L., Winklhofer, M., Roberts, A.P., Dekkers, M.J., Horng, C.-S., Hu, L. & Chen, Q. (2012). Ferromagnetic resonance characterization of greigite (Fe3S4), monoclinic pyrrhotite (Fe7S8) and non-interacting titanomagnetite (Fe3-xTixO4). Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13 (5).
da Silva, Anne-Christine, Dekkers, M.J., Mabille, C. & Boulvain, F. (2012). Magnetic susceptibility and its relationship with paleoenvironments, diagenesis and remagnetization: examples from the Devonian carbonates of Belgium. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 56 (3), (pp. 677-704) (28 p.).
de Groot, L.V., Dekkers, M.J. & Mullender, T.A.T. (2012). Exploring the potential of acquisition curves of the anhysteretic remanent magnetization as a tool to detect subtle magnetic alteration induced by heating. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 194-195, (pp. 71-84) (14 p.).
Dekkers, M.J. (2012). End-member modelling as an aid to diagnose remagnetization: A brief review. In R.D. Elmore, A.R. Muxworthy, M.M. Aldana & M. Mena (Eds.), Remagnetization and Chemical Alteration of Sedimentary Rocks (pp. 253-269) (290 p.). London: Geological Society of London.
Just, A., Dekkers, M.J., von Dobeneck, T., van Hoesel, A. & Bickert, T. (2012). Signatures and significance of aeolian, fluvial, bacterial and diagenetic magnetic mineral fractions in Late Quaternary marine sediments off Gambia, NW Africa. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13 (9), (pp. Q0AO02) (1 p.).
Just, J., Heslop, D., von Dobeneck, T., Bickert, T., Dekkers, M.J., Frederichs, T., Meyer, I. & Zabel, M. (2012). Multiproxy characterization and budgeting of terrigenous end-members at the NW African continental margin. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13 (9), (pp. Q0AO01) (1 p.).
Molina Garza, R.S., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Rogers, R.D., Ganerød, M. & Dekkers, M.J. (2012). The Padre Miguel Ignimbrite Suite, central Honduras: Paleomagnetism, geochronology, and tectonic implications. Tectonophysics, 574-575, (pp. 144-157) (14 p.).
  2011 - Scholarly publications
Ao, H., Dekkers, M.J., Qin, L. & Xiao, G. (2011). An updated astronomical time scale for the Plio-Pleistocene deposits from South China Sea and new insights into Asian monsoon evolution. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30, (pp. 1560-1575) (16 p.).
Biggin, A.J., de Wit, M.J., Langereis, C.G., Zegers, T.E., Voûte, S., Dekkers, M.J. & Drost, K. (2011). Palaeomagnetism of Archaean rocks of the Onverwacht Group, Barberton Greenstone Belt (southern Africa): Evidence for a stable and potentially reversing geomagnetic field at ca. 3.5 Ga. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 302 (3-4), (pp. 314-328) (15 p.).
Böhnel, H., Herrero-Bervera, E. & Dekkers, M.J. (2011). Paleointensities of the Hawaii 1955 and 1960 Lava Flows: Further validation of the multi-specimen method. In E. Petrovsky, E. Herrero-Bervera, T. Harinarayana & D. Ivers (Eds.), The Earth’s Magnetic Interior (pp. 195-211) (445 p.). Springer.
Herrero-Bervera, E., Acton, G., Krasá, D., Rodriguez, S. & Dekkers, M.J. (2011). Rock magnetic characterization through an intact sequence of oceanic crust, IODP Hole 1256D. In E. Petrovsky, E. Herrero-Bervera, T. Harinarayana & D. Ivers (Eds.), The Earth's Magnetic Interior (pp. 153-168) (445 p.). Springer.
Meijers, M.J.M., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J., Altiner, D., Kaymakçi, N. & Langereis, C.G. (2011). Pervasive Palaeogene remagnetization of the central Taurides fold-and-thrust belt (southern Turkey) and implications for rotations in the Isparta Angle. Geophysical Journal International, 184 (3), (pp. 1090-1112) (23 p.).
Mohamed, K.J., Rey, D., Rubio, B., Dekkers, M.J., Roberts, A.P. & Vilas, F. (2011). Onshore-offshore gradient in reductive early diagenesis in coastal marine sediments of the Ria de Vigo, northwest Iberian Peninsula. Continental Shelf Research, 31 (5), (pp. 433-447) (15 p.).
Rochette, P., Fillion, G. & Dekkers, M.J. (2011). Interpretation of low-temperature data part 4: The low-temperature magnetic transition of monoclinic pyrrhotite. The IRM Quarterly, 21 (1), (pp. 1, 8-11) (2 p.).
Sier, M.J., Roebroeks, W., Bakels, C.C., Dekkers, M.J., Brühl, E., De Loecker, D., Gaudzinsky-Windheuser, S., Hesse, N., Jagich, A., Kindler, L., Kuijper, W.J., Laurat, T., Mücher, H.J., Penkman, K.E.H., Richter, D. & van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. (2011). Direct terrestrial-marine correlation demonstrates surprisingly late onset of the last interglacial in central Europe. Quaternary Research, 75 (1), (pp. 213-218) (6 p.).
  2010 - Scholarly publications
Ao, H., Deng, C., Dekkers, M.J., Liu, Q., Qin, L., Xiao, G. & Chang, H. (2010). Astronomical dating of the Xiantai, Donggutuo and Maliang Paleolithic sites in the Nihewan Basin (North China) and implications for early human evolution in East Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 297, (pp. 129-137) (9 p.).
Ao, H., Deng, C., Dekkers, M.J., Sun, Y., Liu, Q. & Zhu, R. (2010). Pleistocene environmental evolution in the Nihewan Basin and implication for early human colonization of North China. Quaternary International, 223-224, (pp. 472-478) (7 p.).
Ao, H., Deng, C.L., Dekkers, M.J. & Liu, Q.S. (2010). Magnetic mineral dissolution in Pleistocene fluvio-lacustrine sediments, Nihewan Basin (North China). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 292 (1-2), (pp. 191-200, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.01.035) (2 p.).
Iosifidi, A.G., MacNiocaill, C., Khramov, A.N., Dekkers, M.J. & Popov, V.V. (2010). Palaeogeographic implications of Differential Inclination Shallowing in Permo- Carboniferous sediments from the Donets Basin, Ukraine. Tectonophysics, 490, (pp. 229-240) (12 p.).
Itambi, A.C., Von Dobeneck, T., Dekkers, M.J. & Frederichs, T. (2010). Magnetic mineral inventory of equatorial Atlantic Ocean marine sediments off Senegal - glacial and interglacial contrast. Geophysical Journal International, 183, (pp. 163-177) (15 p.).
Köhler, C.M., Heslop, D., Krijgsman, W. & Dekkers, M.J. (2010). Late Miocene paleoenvironmental changes in North Africa and the Mediterranean recorded by geochemical proxies (Monte Gibliscemi section, Sicily). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 285 (1-2), (pp. 66-73, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.10.025) (2 p.).
van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J. & Koç, A. (2010). Testing Miocene remagnetization of Bey Dağlari: Timing and amount of Neogene rotations in SW Turkey. Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences, 19, (pp. 123-156) (34 p.).
van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Dekkers, M.J., Bozkurt, E. & Koopman, M. (2010). Exhumation with a twist: paleomagnetic constraints on the evolution of the Menderes metamorphic core complex (western Turkey). Tectonics, 29, (pp. TC3009-doi:10.1029/2009TC002596) (414 p.).
  2009 - Scholarly publications
Ao, H., Dekkers, M.J., Deng, C. & Zhu, R. (2009). Palaeclimatic significance of the Xiantai fluvio-lacustrine sequence in the Nihewan Basin (North China), based on rock magnetic properties and clay mineralogy. Geophysical Journal International, 177 (3), (pp. 913-924, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.04082.x) (1 p.).
Böhnel, H.N., Dekkers, M.J., Delgado-Argote, L.A. & Gratton, M.N.B. (2009). Comparison between the microwave and multispecimen parallel difference pTRM paleointensity methods. Geophysical Journal International, 177 (2), (pp. 383-394) (12 p.).
Carrancho, Á., Villalaín, J.J., Angelucci, D.E., Dekkers, M.J., Vallverdú, J. & Vergès, J.M. (2009). Rock-magnetic analyses as a tool to investigate archaeological fired sediments: a case study of Mirador cave (Sierra de Atapuerca, Spain). Geophysical Journal International, 179 (1), (pp. 79-96, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04276.x) (1 p.).
Gong, Z., Dekkers, M.J., Heslop, D. & Mullender, T.A.T. (2009). End-member modelling of isothermal remanent magnetization (IRM) acquisition curves: a novel approach to diagnose remagnetization. Geophysical Journal International, 178 (2), (pp. 693-701) (9 p.).
Gong, Z., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. & Dekkers, M.J. (2009). Diachronous pervasive remagnetization in northern Iberian basins during Cretaceous rotation and extension. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 284 (3-4), (pp. 292-301) (10 p.).
Gong, Z.H., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J., Vissers, R.L.M. & Dekkers, M.J. (2009). Early Cretaceous syn-rotational extension in the Organyà basin: new constraints on the palinspastic position of Iberia during its rotation. Tectonophysics, 473 (3-4), (pp. 312-323) (12 p.).
Haldan, M.M., Langereis, C.G., Biggin, A.J., Dekkers, M.J. & Evans, M.E. (2009). A comparison of detailed equatorial red bed records of secular variation during the Permo-Carboniferous Reversed Superchron. Geophysical Journal International, 177 (3), (pp. 834-848, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04124.x) (1 p.).
Hüsing, S.K., Dekkers, M.J., Franke, C. & Krijgsman, W. (2009). The Tortonian reference section at Monte dei Corvi (Italy): evidence for early remanence acquisition in greigite-bearing sediments. Geophysical Journal International, 179 (1), (pp. 125-143, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04301.x) (1 p.).
  2008 - Scholarly publications
Gong, Z., Dekkers, M.J., Dinarès-Turell, J. & Mullender, T.A.T. (2008). Remagnetization mechanism of Lower Cretaceous rocks from the Organyà Basin (Pyrenees, Spain). Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 52, (pp. 187-210) (24 p.).
Köhler, C.M., Heslop, D., Dekkers, M.J., Krijgsman, W., van Hinsbergen, D.J.J. & von Dobeneck, T. (2008). Tracking provenance change during the late Miocene in the eastern Mediterranean using geochemical and environmental magnetic proxies. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 9, (pp. Q12018-doi: 10.1029/2008GC002127) (9892 p.).
Martín-Hernández, F., Dekkers, M.J., Bominaar-Silkens, I.M.A. & Maan, J.C. (2008). Magnetic anisotropy behaviour of pyrrhotite as determined by low- and high-field experiments. Geophysical Journal International, (pp. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03793.x).
Vasiliev, I., Franke, C., Meeldijk, J.D., Dekkers, M.J., Langereis, C.G. & Krijgsman, W. (2008). Putative greigite magnetofossils from the Pliocene epoch. Nature Geoscience, 1 (11), (pp. 782-786, doi: 10.1038/ngeo335) (2 p.).
  2007 - Scholarly publications
Biggin, A.J., Perrin, M. & Dekkers, M.J. (2007). A reliable absolute palaeointensity determination obtained from a non-ideal recorder. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 257 (3-4), (pp. 545-563) (19 p.).
Dekkers, M.J. (2007). Magnetic proxy parameters. In D. Gubbins & E. Herrero-Bervera (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism (pp. 525-534) (1054 p.). Springer.
Franke, C., Frederichs, T. & Dekkers, M.J. (2007). Efficiency of heavy liquid separation to concentrate magnetic properties. Geophysical Journal International, 170 (3), (pp. 1053-1066) (14 p.).
Franke, C., Pennock, G.M., Drury, M.R., Lattard, D., Engelmann, R., Garming, J.F.L., Von Dobeneck, T. & Dekkers, M.J. (2007). Identification of magnetic Fe-Ti oxides in marine sediments by electron backscatter diffraction in scanning electron microscopy. Geophysical Journal International, 170 (2), (pp. 545-555) (11 p.).
Franke, C., Von Dobeneck, T., Drury, M.R., Meeldijk, J.D. & Dekkers, M.J. (2007). Magnetic petrology of equatorial Atlantic sediments: Electron microscopy results and their implications for environmental magnetic interpretation. Paleoceanography, 22, (pp. PA4207-doi: 10.1029/2007PA001442) (2766 p.). 2007inpress.
Vasiliev, I., Dekkers, M.J., Krijgsman, W., Franke, C., Langereis, C.G. & Mullender, T.A.T. (2007). Early diagenetic greigite as a recorder of the palaeomagnetic signal in Miocene-Pliocene sedimentary rocks of the Carpathian foredeep (Romania). Geophysical Journal International, 171 (2), (pp. 613-629) (17 p.).
  2006 - Scholarly publications
Dekkers, M.J. & Böhnel, H.N. (2006). Reliable absolute palaeointensities independent of magnetic domain state. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 284, (pp. 508-517) (10 p.).
Martín-Hernández, F., Bominaar-Silkens, I.M., Dekkers, M.J. & Maan, J.K. (2006). High-field cantilever torque magnetometry as a tool for single crystal magnetocrystalline anisotropy determinations. Tectonophysics, 418 (1-2), (pp. 21-30) (10 p.).
  2005 - Scholarly publications
Gendler, T.S., Shcherbakov, V.P., Dekkers, M.J., Gapeev, A.K., Gribov, S.K. & McClelland, E. (2005). The lepidocrocite - maghemite - haematite reaction chain - I. Acquisition of chemical remanent magnetization by maghemite, its magnetic properties and thermal stability. Geophysical Journal International, 160, (pp. 815-832) (18 p.).
Letard, I., Sainctavit, Ph., Menguy, N., Valet, J.-P., Isambert, A., Dekkers, M.J. & Gloter, A. (2005). Mineralogy of Greigite Fe3S4. Physica Scripta, T115, (pp. 489-491) (3 p.).
Wehland, F., Stancu, A., Rochette, P., Dekkers, M.J. & Appel, E. (2005). Experimental evaluation of magnetic interaction in pyrrhotite bearing samples. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 153 (4), (pp. 181-190) (10 p.).
  2004 - Scholarly publications
Garming, J.F.L., de Lange, G.J., Dekkers, M.J. & Passier, H.F. (2004). Changes in magnetic parameters after sequential iron phase extraction of Eastern Mediterranean sapropel S1. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 48 (2), (pp. 345-362) (18 p.).
Heslop, D.C., McIntosh, G. & Dekkers, M.J. (2004). Using time- and temperature-dependent Preisach models to investigate the limitations of modelling isothermal remanent magnetization acquisition curves with cumulative log Gaussian functions. Geophysical Journal International, 157 (1), (pp. 55-63) (9 p.).
Kodama, K.P. & Dekkers, M.J. (2004). Magnetic anisotropy as an aid to identifying CRM and DRM in red sedimentary rocks. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 48 (4), (pp. 747-766) (20 p.).
Vlag, P.A., Kruiver, P.P. & Dekkers, M.J. (2004). Evaluating climate change by multivariate statistical techniques on magnetic and chemical properties of marine sediments (Azores region). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 212 (1-2), (pp. 23-44) (22 p.).
  2003 - Scholarly publications
Dekkers, M.J. (2003). Magnetic properties of sediments. In Gerard V. Middleton (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks Dordrecht: Kluwer Academis Publishers.
Dekkers, M.J. (2003). Rock magnetism and paleomagnetism. In J. Lastovicka (Eds.), Geophysics and Geochemistry, Encyclopedia of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences UNESCO.
Frederichs, T., Von Dobeneck, T., Bleil, U. & Dekkers, M.J. (2003). Towards the identification of siderite, rhodochrosite, and vivianite in sediments by their low-temperature magnetic properties. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 28, (pp. 659-667) (9 p.).
Grygar, T., Dedecek, J., Kruiver, P.P., Dekkers, M.J., Bezdicka, P. & Schneeweis, O. (2003). Iron oxide mineralogy in late Miocene red beds from La Gloria, Spain: rock-magnetic, voltammetric and Vis spectroscopy analyses. Catena, 53, (pp. 115-132) (18 p.).
Kruiver, P.P., Langereis, C.G., Dekkers, M.J. & Krijgsman, W. (2003). Rock-magnetic properties of multi-component natural remanent magnetisation in alluvial red beds (NE Spain). Geophysical Journal International, 153 (2), (pp. 317-332) (16 p.).
Peters, C. & Dekkers, M.J. (2003). Selected room temperature magnetic parameters as a function of mineralogy, concentration and grain size. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, 28, (pp. 659-667) (9 p.).
Rodionov, V.P., Dekkers, M.J., Khramov, A.N., Gurevich, E.L., Krijgsman, W., Duermeijer, C.E. & Heslop, D.C. (2003). Paleomagnetism and cyclostratigraphy of the Middle Ordovician Krivolutsky suite, Krivaya Luka section, southern Siberian platform: record of non-synchronous NRM-components or a non-axial geomagnetic field?. Studia Geophysica et Geodaetica, 47, (pp. 255-274) (20 p.).
Zegers, T.E., Dekkers, M.J. & Bailly, S. (2003). Late Carboniferous to Permian remagnetization of Devonian limestones in the Ardennes: the role of temperature, fluids and deformation. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 108 (B7), (pp. B2357-doi: 10.1029/2002JB002213) (145 p.).
  2002 - Scholarly publications
Heslop, D.C. & Dekkers, M.J. (2002). Spectral analysis of unevenly spaced climatic time series using CLEAN: signal recovery and derivation of significance levels using a Monte Carlo simulation. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 130, (pp. 103-116) (14 p.).
Heslop, D.C., Dekkers, M.J. & Langereis, C.G. (2002). Timing and structure of the Mid-Pleistocene Transition: records from the loess deposits of Northern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 185 (1-2), (pp. 133-143) (11 p.).
Heslop, D.C., Dekkers, M.J., Kruiver, P.P. & van Oorschot, I.H.M. (2002). Analysis of isothermal remanent magnetization acquisition curves using the expectation-maximization algorithm. Geophysical Journal International, 148 (1), (pp. 58-64) (7 p.).
Kruiver, P.P., Krijgsman, W., Langereis, C.G. & Dekkers, M.J. (2002). Cyclostratigraphy and rock-magnetic investigation of the NRM signal in late Miocene palustrine-alluvial deposits of the Librilla section (SE Spain). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 107 (B12), (pp. B2334-DOI: 10.1029/2001JB000945) (1390 p.). doi: 10.1029/2001JB000945 th European Palaeobotany - Palynology Conference.
Kruiver, P.P., Langereis, C.G., Dekkers, M.J., Davies, G.R. & Smeets, R.J. (2002). The implications of non-suppressed geomagnetic secular variation during the Permo-Carboniferous Reversed Superchron. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 131 (3-4), (pp. 225-235) (11 p.).
Passier, H.F. & Dekkers, M.J. (2002). Iron oxide formation in the active oxidation front above sapropel S1 in the eastern Mediterranean Sea as derived from low-temperature magnetism. Geophysical Journal International, 150 (1), (pp. 230-240) (11 p.).
van Dam, R.L., Schlager, W., Dekkers, M.J. & Huisman, J.A. (2002). Iron oxides as a cause of GPR reflections. Geophysics, 67 (2), (pp. 536-545) (10 p.).
van Oorschot, I.H.M., Dekkers, M.J. & Havlicek, P. (2002). Selective dissolution of magnetic iron oxides with the acid-ammonium-oxalate / ferrous-iron extraction technique - II. Natural loess and palaeosol samples. Geophysical Journal International, 149 (1), (pp. 106-117) (12 p.).
  2001 - Scholarly publications
de Boer, C.B. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Unusual thermomagnetic behaviour of haematites: neoformation of a highly magnetic spinel phase on heating in air. Geophysical Journal International, 144 (2), (pp. 481-494) (14 p.).
de Boer, C.B., Mullender, T.A.T. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Low-temperature behaviour of haematite: susceptibility and magnetization increase on cycling through the Morin transition. Geophysical Journal International, 146, (pp. 201-216) (16 p.).
de Boer, C.B., van Hoof, A.A.M. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Rock magnetic properties of TRM carrying baked and molten rocks straddling burnt coal seams. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 126, (pp. 93-108) (16 p.).
Hanesch, M., Scholger, R. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). The application of fuzzy c-means cluster analysis and non-linear mapping to a soil data set for the detection of polluted sites. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Part A: Solid Earth and Geodesy, 26, (pp. 885-891) (7 p.).
Kruiver, P.P., Dekkers, M.J. & Heslop, D.C. (2001). Quantification of magnetic coercivity components by the analysis of acquisition curves of isothermal remanent magnetisation. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 189, (pp. 269-276) (8 p.).
Passier, H.F., de Lange, G.J. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Magnetic properties and geochemistry of the active oxidation front and the youngest sapropel in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Geophysical Journal International, 145 (3), (pp. 604-614) (11 p.).
Pike, C.R., Roberts, A.P., Verosub, K.L. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). An investigation of multi-domain hysteresis mechanisms using FORC diagrams. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 126, (pp. 13-28) (16 p.).
van Oorschot, I.H.M. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Selective dissolution of magnetic iron oxides in the acid-ammonium-oxalate/ferrous-iron extraction method - I. Synthetic samples: Correction. Geophysical Journal International, 146, (pp. 877-877) (1 p.).
van Oorschot, I.H.M. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Selective dissolution of magnetic iron oxides in the acid-ammonium-oxalate/ferrous-iron extraction method-I. Synthetic samples. Geophysical Journal International, 145, (pp. 740-748) (9 p.).
van Oorschot, I.H.M., Grygar, T. & Dekkers, M.J. (2001). Detection of low concentrations of fine-grained iron oxides by voltammetry of microparticles. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 193, (pp. 539-550) (12 p.).
  2000 - Scholarly publications
Dekkers, M.J., Passier, H.F. & Schoonen, M.A.A. (2000). Magnetic properties of hydrothermally synthesized greigite (Fe3S4)II. High-and-low temperature characteristics. Geophysical Journal International, 141, (pp. 809-819) (11 p.).
Heslop, D.C., Langereis, C.G. & Dekkers, M.J. (2000). A new astronomical time scale for the loess deposits of Northern China. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 184, (pp. 125-139) (15 p.).
Kruiver, P.P., Dekkers, M.J. & Langereis, C.G. (2000). Secular variation in Permian red beds from Dôme de Barrot, SE France. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 179, (pp. 205-217) (13 p.).
Passier, H.F., Dekkers, M.J. & de Lange, G.J. (2000). Rock-magnetic properties, geochemistry and diagenesis of eastern Mediterranean surface sediments. Geologica Carpathica, 51 (3), (pp. 189-190) (2 p.).
Urbat, M., Dekkers, M.J. & Krumsiek, K. (2000). Discharge of hydrothermal fluids through sediment at the Escanaba Trough, Gorda Ridge (ODP Leg 169): assessing the effects on the rock magentic signal. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 176, (pp. 481-494) (14 p.).
  1999 - Scholarly publications
Kruiver, P.P., Kok, Y.S., Dekkers, M.J., Langereis, C.G. & Laj, C. (1999). A pseudo-Thellier relative palaeointensity record, and rock magnetic and geochemical parameters in relation to climate during the last 276 kyr in the Azores region. Geophysical Journal International, 136 (3), (pp. 757-770) (14 p.). Source: Scopus.
  1997 - Scholarly publications
Langereis, C.G., Dekkers, M.J., de Lange, G.J., Paterne, M. & Van Santvoort, P.J.M. (1997). Magnetostratigraphy and astronomical calibration of the: Last 1.1 Myr from an eastern Mediterranean piston core and dating of short events in the Brunhes. Geophysical Journal International, 129 (1), (pp. 75-94) (20 p.). Source: Scopus.
van Santvoort, P.J.M., de Lange, G.J., Langereis, C.G., Dekkers, M.J. & Paterne, M. (1997). Geochemical and paleomagnetic evidence for the occurrence of "missing" sapropels in eastern Mediterranean sediments. Paleoceanography, 12 (6), (pp. 773-786) (14 p.). Source: Scopus.
  1994 - Scholarly publications
Dekkers, M.J., Langereis, C.G., Vriend, S.P., Van Santvoort, P.J.M. & de Lange, G.J. (1994). Fuzzy c-means cluster analysis of early diagenetic effects on natural remanent magnetisation acquisition in a 1.1 Myr piston core from the Central Mediterranean. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 85 (1-2), (pp. 155-171) (17 p.). Source: Scopus.
  1992 - Scholarly publications
Langereis, C.G. & Dekkers, M.J. (1992). Palaeomagnetism and rock magnetism of the Tortonian-Messinian boundary stratotype at Falconara, Sicily. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 71 (1-2), (pp. 100-111) (12 p.). Source: Scopus.
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Mark Dekkers is projectleader of projects below funded by the Earth and Life Sciences Division of the Netherlands Science Foundation

High-resolution astrochronological time scales during greenhouse conditions in the Devonian – verification of low-field susceptibility as a proxy parameter; post-doc researcher Anne-Christine da Silva

High-resolution regional records of geomagnetic field behaviour: the next generation of joined 40Ar/39Ar dating and paleointensity determination for the last 150 kyr; PhD candidate Marilyn Monster

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associate editor: Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth

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