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Book Chapters

Connor S; Herries A; Mooney S, 2018, 'Palaeoecology of the middle Tundzha Plain', in Ross S; Sobotkova A; Tzvetkova J; Nekhrizov ; Connor S (ed.), The Tundzha Regional Archaeology Project Surface Survey, Palaeoecology, and Associated Studies in Central and Southeast Bulgaria, 2009-2015 Final Report, Oxbow Books Limited, pp. 134 - 145

Mooney SD; Sniderman K; Kershaw AP; Haberle SG; Roe J, 2017, 'Quaternary Vegetation in Australia', in Keith D (ed.), Australian Vegetation, Cambridge University Press, pp. 63 - 88

Mooney SD; Martin HA, 2009, 'Environmental Conditions of the Past in the Blue Mountains', in Blue Mountains Dreaming The Aboriginal Heritage, pp. 23 - 40

Mooney SD, 1999, 'Earth`s biosphere', in Geographica:the complete illustrated reference to Australia and the World, edn. Original, Random House, Sydney, pp. 36 - 37

Mooney SD, 1999, 'Plants and animals', in Geographica:the complete illustrated reference to Australia and the World, edn. Original, Random House, Sydney, pp. 34 - 35

Journal articles

Thomas ZA; Mooney S; Cadd H; Baker A; Turney C; Schneider L; Hogg A; Haberle S; Green K; Weyrich LS; Perez V; Moore NE; Zawadzki A; Kelloway SJ; Khan SJ, 2022, 'Corrigendum to “Late Holocene climate anomaly concurrent with fire activity and ecosystem shifts in the eastern Australian Highlands” [Sci. Total Environ. 802 (2021)149542](S0048969721046167)(10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149542)', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 811, pp. 152367,

Thomas ZA; Mooney S; Cadd H; Baker A; Turney C; Schneider L; Hogg A; Haberle S; Green K; Weyrich LS; Pérez V; Moore NE; Zawadzki A; Kelloway SJ; Khan SJ, 2022, 'Late Holocene climate anomaly concurrent with fire activity and ecosystem shifts in the eastern Australian Highlands', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 802, pp. 149542 - 149542,

Mooney S; Martin L; Goff J; Young ARM, 2021, 'Sedimentation and organic content in the mires and other sites of sediment accumulation in the Sydney region, eastern Australia, in the period after the Last Glacial Maximum', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 272,

Constantine M; Mooney S; Hibbert B; Marjo C; Bird M; Cohen T; Forbes M; McBeath A; Rich A; Stride J, 2021, 'Using charcoal, ATR FTIR and chemometrics to model the intensity of pyrolysis: Exploratory steps towards characterising fire events', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 783, pp. 147052 - 147052,

Morrison KD; Hammer E; Boles O; Madella M; Whitehouse N; Gaillard MJ; Bates J; Linden MV; Merlo S; Yao A; Popova L; Hill AC; Antolin F; Bauer A; Biagetti S; Bishop RR; Buckland P; Cruz P; Dreslerová D; Dusseldorp G; Ellis E; Filipovic D; Foster T; Hannaford MJ; Harrison SP; Hazarika M; Herold H; Hilpert J; Kaplan JO; Kay A; Goldewijk KK; Kolár J; Kyazike E; Laabs J; Lancelotti C; Lane P; Lawrence D; Lewis K; Lombardo U; Lucarini G; Arroyo-Kalin M; Marchant R; Mayle F; McClatchie M; McLeester M; Mooney S; Moskal-Del Hoyo M; Navarrete V; Ndiema E; Neves EG; Nowak M; Out WA; Petrie C; Phelps LN; Pinke Z; Rostain S; Russell T; Sluyter A; Styring AK; Tamanaha E; Thomas E; Veerasamy S; Welton L; Zanon M, 2021, 'Mapping past human land use using archaeological data: A new classification for global land use synthesis and data harmonization', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0246662,

Forbes M; Cohen T; Jacobs Z; Marx S; Barber E; Dodson J; Zamora A; Cadd H; Francke A; Constantine M; Mooney S; Short J; Tibby J; Parker A; Cendón D; Peterson M; Tyler J; Swallow E; Haines H; Gadd P; Woodward C, 2021, 'Comparing interglacials in eastern Australia: A multi-proxy investigation of a new sedimentary record', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 252, pp. 106750 - 106750,

Barry L; Graham IT; Mooney SD; Toms PS; Wood JC; Williams AN, 2021, 'Tracking an exotic raw material: Aboriginal movement through the Blue Mountains, Sydney, NSW during the Terminal Pleistocene', Australian Archaeology, vol. 87, pp. 63 - 74,

Constantine M; Mooney S, 2021, 'Widely used charcoal analysis method in paleo studies involving NaOCl results in loss of charcoal formed below 400°C', Holocene,

Mooney SD; Hope G; Horne D; Kamminga J; Williams AN, 2020, 'Fire, humans and climate as drivers of environmental change on Broughton Island, New South Wales, Australia', Holocene, vol. 30, pp. 1528 - 1539,

Green J; Mooney S; Hemmings F, 2020, 'Reconstruction of the pre-European vegetation of Wolgan Valley, western Blue Mountains, NSW', Cunninghamia, vol. 20, pp. 139 - 152,

Zheng X; Harper J; Hope G; Mooney SD, 2019, 'A new preparation method for testate amoebae in minerogenic sediments', Mires and Peat, vol. 24, pp. 1 - 12,

McGlynn G; Lejju J; Dalton C; Mooney SD; Rose NL; Tompkins AM; Bannister W; Tan ZD; Zheng X; Rühland KM; Taylor D, 2019, 'Aquatic ecosystem changes in a global biodiversity hotspot: Evidence from the Albertine Rift, central Africa', Journal of Biogeography, vol. 46, pp. 2098 - 2114,

Hope G; Mooney S; Allen K; Baker P; Keaney B; Kemp J; Martin L; Pearson S; Stevenson J; Zheng X, 2019, 'Science Through Time: Understanding the Archive at Rennix Gap Bog, a Sub-alpine Peatland in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, Australia', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, vol. 141, pp. 25 - 47,

Martin L; Goff J; Jacobsen G; Mooney S, 2019, 'The radiocarbon ages of different organic components in the mires of Eastern Australia', Radiocarbon, vol. 61, pp. 173 - 184,

Zissimos AM; Christoforou IC; Cohen DR; Mooney SD; Rutherford NF, 2019, 'Spatial distribution and controls on organic and inorganic carbon in the soils of Cyprus', Journal of Geochemical Exploration, vol. 196, pp. 95 - 104,

Zheng X; Amesbury MJ; Hope G; Martin LF; Mooney SD, 2019, 'Testate amoebae as a hydrological proxy for reconstructing water-table depth in the mires of south-eastern Australia', Ecological Indicators, vol. 96, pp. 701 - 710,

Thomas Z; Jones R; Fogwill C; Hatton J; Williams A; Hogg A; Mooney S; Jones P; Lister D; Mayewski P; Turney C, 2018, 'Evidence for increased expression of the Amundsen Sea Low over the South Atlantic during the late Holocene', Climate of the Past, vol. 14, pp. 1727 - 1738,

Ackerley D; Reeves J; Barr C; Bostock H; Fitzsimmons K; Fletcher M-S; Gouramanis C; McGregor H; Mooney S; Phipps SJ; Tibby J; Tyler J, 2017, 'Evaluation of PMIP2 and PMIP3 simulations of mid-Holocene climate in the Indo-Pacific, Australasian and Southern Ocean regions', Climate of the Past, vol. 13, pp. 1661 - 1684,

Tibby J; Barr C; Marshall JC; McGregor GB; Moss PT; Arnold LJ; Page TJ; Questiaux D; Olley J; Kemp J; Spooner N; Petherick L; Penny D; Mooney S; Moss E, 2017, 'Persistence of wetlands on North Stradbroke Island (south-east Queensland, Australia) during the last glacial cycle: implications for Quaternary science and biogeography', Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 32, pp. 770 - 781,

Sharples JJ; Cary GJ; Fox-Hughes P; Mooney S; Evans JP; Fletcher MS; Fromm M; Grierson PF; McRae R; Baker P, 2016, 'Natural hazards in Australia: extreme bushfire', Climatic Change, vol. 139, pp. 85 - 99,

Mooney SD; Martin L, 2016, 'The unique and surprising environments of Temperate Highland Peat Swamps on Sandstone (THPSS) in the Blue Mountains, NSW', Australasian Plant Conservation

Turney CSM; Jones RT; Fogwill C; Hatton J; Williams AN; Hogg A; Thomas ZA; Palmer J; Mooney S; Reimer RW, 2016, 'A 250-year periodicity in Southern Hemisphere westerly winds over the last 2600 years', Climate of the Past, vol. 12, pp. 189 - 200,

Williams AN; Mooney SD; Sisson SA; Marlon J, 2015, 'Exploring the relationship between Aboriginal population indices and fire in Australia over the last 20,000years', Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, vol. 432, pp. 49 - 57,

Bostock HC; Lowe DJ; Gillespie R; Priestley R; Newham RM; Mooney SD, 2015, 'The advent of the Anthropocene in Australasia', Quaternary Australasia, vol. 32, pp. 7 - 16

Martin L; Mooney S; Goff J, 2014, 'Coastal wetlands reveal a non-synchronous island response to sea-level change and a palaeostorm record from 5.5 kyr to present', Holocene, vol. 24, pp. 569 - 580,

Long T; Qin J; Atahan P; Mooney S; Taylor D, 2014, 'Rising waters: New geoarchaeological evidence of inundation and early agriculture from former settlement sites on the southern Yangtze Delta, China', Holocene, vol. 24, pp. 546 - 558,

Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Faith JT; Webb GE; Davidson I; Mooney SD, 2013, 'Reply to Brook et al: No empirical evidence for human overkill of megafauna in Sahul', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110,

Petherick L; Bostock H; Cohen TJ; Fitzsimmons K; Tibby J; Fletcher MS; Moss P; Reeves J; Mooney S; Barrows T; Kemp J; Jansen J; Nanson G; Dosseto A, 2013, 'Climatic records over the past 30ka from temperate Australia - a synthesis from the Oz-INTIMATE workgroup', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 74, pp. 58 - 77,

Wroe S; Field JH; Archer M; Grayson DK; Price GJ; Louys J; Faith JT; Webb GE; Davidson I; Mooney SD, 2013, 'Climate change frames debate over the extinction of megafauna in Sahul (Pleistocene australia-new guinea)', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 110, pp. 8777 - 8781,

Reeves J; Barrows T; Cohen TJ; Kiem A; Bostock H; Fitzsimmons K; Jansen J; Kemp J; Krause C; Krause L; Phipps SJ; Oz-intimate M, 2013, 'Climate variability over the last 35,000 years recorded in marine and terrestrial archives in the Australian region: an OZ-INTIMATE compilation', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 74, pp. 21 - 34,

Mcglynn G; Mooney SD; Taylor D, 2013, 'Palaeoecological evidence for Holocene environmental change from the Virunga volcanoes in the Albertine Rift, central Africa', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 61, pp. 32 - 46,

Chague-Goff C; Goff J; Nichol SL; Dudley W; Zawadzki A; Bennett JW; Mooney SD; Fierro D; Heijnis H; Dominey-Howes D; Courtney C, 2012, 'Multi-proxy evidence for trans-Pacific tsunamis in the Hawai'ian Islands', Marine Geology, vol. 299-302, pp. 77 - 89,

Mooney SD; Harrison SP; Bartlein PJ; Daniau AL; Stevenson J; Brownlie KC; Buckman S; Cupper ML; Luly JG; Black M; Colhoun E; D''costa DM; Dodson J; Haberle S; Hope GS; Kershaw PA; Kenyon C; Mckenzie M; Williams N, 2011, 'Late Quaternary fire regimes of Australasia', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 30, pp. 28 - 46,

Mooney SD, 2011, 'The analysis of charcoal in peat and organic sediments', Mires and Peat, vol. 7, pp. 1 - 18,

Power ME; Marlon J; Ortiz N; Bartlein P; Harrison SM; Mayle F; Ballouche A; Bradshaw R; Carcaillet C; Cordova C; Mooney SD; Moreno P; Prentice I; Thonicke K; Tinner W; Whitlock C; Zhang YD; Zhao Y; Ali A; Anderson RA; Beer R; Behling H; Briles C; Brown K; Brunelle A; Bush M; Camill P; Chu GC; Clark J; Colombaroli D; Connor S; Daniau A; Daniels M; Dodson JR; Doughty E; Edwards ME; Finsinger W; Foster DF; Frechette J; Gaillard M; Gavin D; Gobet E; Haberle S; Hallett D; Higuera P; Hope GA; Horn S; Inoue J; Kaltenrieder P; Kennedy L; Kong Z; Larsen C; Long C; Lynch J; Lynch E; McGlone M; Meeks S; Mensing S; Meyer G; Minckley T; Mohr J; Nelson DR; New J; Newnham R; Noti R; Oswald W; Pierce J; Richard P; Rowe C; Goni M; Shuman B; Takahara H; Toney J; Turney C; Urrego-Sanchez D; Umbanhowar C; Vandergoes M; Vanniere B; Vescovi E, 2008, 'Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data', Climate Dynamics, vol. 30, pp. 887 - 907,

Denham T; Mooney SD, 2008, 'Human-environment interactions in Australia and New Guinea during the Holocene', Holocene, vol. 18, pp. 365 - 371,

Black M; Mooney SD; Attenbrow V, 2008, 'Implications of a 14 200 year contiguous fire record for understanding human-climate relationships at Goochs Swamp, New South Wales, Australia', Holocene, vol. 18, pp. 437 - 447,

Mooney SD; Webb M; Attenbrow V, 2007, 'A comparison of charcoal and archaeological information to address the influences on Holocene fire activity in the Sydney Basin', Australian Geographer, vol. 38, pp. 177 - 194,

Black M; Mooney SD; Haberle S, 2007, 'The fire, human and climate nexus in the Sydney Basin, eastern Australia', Holocene, vol. 17, pp. 469 - 480,

Black M; Mooney SD, 2007, 'The response of aboriginal burning practices to population levels and El Nino-Southern oscillation events during the mid- to late-Holocene: a case study from the Sydney basin using charcoal and pollen analysis', Australian Geographer, vol. 38, pp. 37 - 52,

Lynch A; Beringer J; Kershaw PA; Marshall AL; Mooney SD; Tapper N; Turney C; Van Der Kaar S, 2007, 'Using the paleorecord to evaluate climate and fire interactions in Australia', Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences, vol. 35, pp. 215 - 239,

Black M; Mooney SD; Martin HA, 2006, 'A > 43,000 year vegetation and fire history from Lake Baraba, New South Wales, Australia', Quaternary Science Reviews, vol. 25, pp. 3003 - 3016,

Black M; Mooney SD, 2006, 'Holocene fire history from the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, New South Wales, Australia: the climate, humans and fire nexus', REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE, vol. 6, pp. 41 - 51,

Turney C; Haberle S; Fink D; Kershaw PA; Barbetti M; Barrows T; Black M; Cohen T; Correge T; Hesse P; Huang Q; Johnston R; Morgan V; Moss PA; Nanson GC; Van Ommen T; Rule S; Williams NK; Zhao JX; D Costa D; Feng YX; Gagan M; Mooney SD; Xia Q, 2006, 'Integration of ice-core, marine and terrestrial records for the Australian Last Glacial Maximum and Termination: a contribution from the OZ INTIMATE group', Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 21, pp. 751 - 761,

Gergis JL; Braganza K; Mooney SD; Risbey J, 2006, 'Reconstructing El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) from high-resolution palaeoarchives', Journal of Quaternary Science, vol. 21, pp. 707 - 722,

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