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Dr. Elena Marinova

Head of Archaeobotany Lab
Research Center for Wetland Archaeology
State Office for Cultural Heritage Baden Württemberg
Fischersteig 9
78343 Hemmenhofen
Germany

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  +49 7735 93777-154
  http://www.elenamarinova.net
  https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Elena_Marinova2
  https://publons.com/researcher/2831795/elena-marinova/

Expertise & Interests

PAGES interests        CLIM-ARCH-DATE, Forest Dynamics, LandCover6k, PEOPLE 3000
 
Topics        Climate variability, Ecosystem processes, Fire, Human impacts & interactions
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Holocene
Regions        Europe, Mediterranean
Archives        Archaeology, Boreholes, Fluvial deposits, Geomorphology, Lake sediments, Peat, Pollen, Speleothems
Sector        Academia / Education, Research
Discipline        (Paleo)ecology, Palynology
Laboratory        Charcoal, Macrofossils, Non-pollen polymorphs, Pollen

 

Publications

On the Holocene vegetation history of the Central Rila Mountains, Bulgaria: The palaeoe-cological record of peat bog Vodniza (2113m)
Author(s): Tonkov, Spassimir; Possnert, Göran; Bozilova, Elissaveta; et al.
Source: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology Volume: 250 Pages: 16-26 Published: 2018/03/01/
DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2017.12.006

Pioneer farming in southeast Europe during the early sixth millennium BC: Climate-related adaptations in the exploitation of plants and animals
Author(s): Ivanova, Maria; De Cupere, Bea; Ethier, Jonathan; et al.
Source: PLOS ONE Volume: 13 Issue: 5 Pages: e0197225 Published: 2018
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197225

Treeline and timberline dynamics on the northern and southern slopes of the Retezat Mountains (Romania) during the late glacial and the Holocene
Author(s): Orbán, Ildikó; Birks, Hilary H.; Vincze, Ildikó; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 477 Pages: 59-78 Published: 2018/05/30/
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.03.012

38. Peat bog Vapsko-1, Rila mountains (Bulgaria)
Author(s): Tonkov, Spassimir; Marinova, Elena; Feurdean, Angelica
Source: Grana Pages: 1-3 Published: 2017
: 0
DOI: 10.1080/00173134.2017.1339733 / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00173134.2017.1339733

A reconstruction of the stratigraphic position of a former Middle Palaeolithic surface site at Rotselaar – Toren ter Heide (Flemish Valley, Belgium) using mechanical sounding and geochemical fingerprinting
Author(s): Van Peer, Philip; Willems, Mark; Degryse, Patrick; et al.
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports Volume: 16 Pages: 380-390 Pub-lished: 2017
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2017.10.017 / : https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352409X17303450

A Taste of Time. Foodways and Cultural Practices in Late Achaemenid-Early Hellenistic Düzen Tepe (SW Anatolia)
Author(s): Cleymans, Sam; Daems, Dries; De Cupere, Bea; et al.
Source: HEROM Volume: 6 Issue: 1 Pages: 63-96 Published: 2017
DOI: 10.11116/HEROM.6.1.3 / : https://doi.org/10.11116/HEROM.6.1.3

An integrated study of Dark Earth from the alluvial valley of the Senne river (Brussels, Belgium)
Author(s): Devos, Yannick; Nicosia, Cristiano; Vrydaghs, Luc; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 460 Issue: Supplement C Pages: 175-197 Pub-lished: 2017/12/01/
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.06.025 / : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618215303311

Archaeobotanical evidence of crop growing and diet within the areas of the Karanovo and the Linear Pottery Cultures: a quantitative and qualitative approach
Author(s): Kreuz, Angela; Marinova, Elena
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 26 Issue: 6 Pages: 639-657 Pub-lished: 2017/11/01
: 1
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-017-0643-x / : https://doi.org/10.1007/s00334-017-0643-x

03-Nov-17
Editorial: Proceedings of the Conference on the Environmental Archaeology of Europe-an Cities (CEAEC)
Author(s): Devos, Yannick; Van Neer, Wim; Marinova, Elena; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 460 Issue: Supplement C Pages: 1-2 Published: 2017/12/01/
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.06.012 / : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1040618217308728

20-Oct-17
State of the (t)art. Analytical approaches in the investigation of components and produc-tion traits of archaeological bread-like objects, applied to two finds from the Neolithic lakeshore settlement Parkhaus Opéra (Zürich, Switzerland)
Author(s): Heiss, Andreas G.; Antolín, Ferran; Bleicher, Niels; et al.
Source: PLOS ONE Volume: 12 Issue: 8 Pages: e0182401 Published: 2017
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182401 / : https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0182401

Subsistence economy and land use strategies in the Burdur province (SW Anatolia) from prehistory to the Byzantine period
Author(s): De Cupere, B.; Fremondeau, D.; Kaptijn, E.; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 436 Pages: 4-17 Published: MAY 2 2017
: 3
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.11.097

Subsistence strategies in change: The integration of environmental and archaeological evidence on prehistoric land-use
Author(s): Kirleis, Wiebke; Marinova, Elena; Valamoti, Soultana Maria; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 436 Pages: 1-3 Published: MAY 2 2017
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2017.03.055

Charred olive stones: experimental and archaeological evidence for recognizing olive pro-cessing residues used as fuel
Author(s): Braadbaart, Freek; Marinova, Elena; Sarpaki, Anaya
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Pages: 1-16 Published: 2016//
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-016-0562-2 / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00334-016-0562-2

Magura Cave, Bulgaria: A multidisciplinary study of Late Pleistocene human palaeoenvi-ronment in the Balkans
Author(s): Ivanova, Stefanka; Gurova, Maria; Spassov, Nikolai; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 415 Pages: 86-108 Published: SEP 10 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2015.11.082

Plant economy and vegetation of the Iron Age in Bulgaria: archaeobotanical evidence from pit deposits
Author(s): Hrisrova, Ivanka; Atanassova, Juliana; Marinova, Elena
Source: Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences Pages: 1-14 Published: 2016//
DOI: 10.1007/s12520-016-0328-x / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12520-016-0328-x

A 5000-year pollen and plant macrofossil record from the Osogovo Mountain, Southwest-ern Bulgaria: Vegetation history and human impact
Author(s): Lazarova, Maria; Marinova, Elena; Tonkov, Spassimir; et al.
Source: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology Volume: 223 Pages: 1-9 Published: 2015
: 1
DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.08.005 / : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003466671500158X

Archaeobotanical studies from Hierakonpolis - evidence on food processing during the Nagada II period
Author(s): Attia, El Shafaey A. E.; Marinova, Elena; Fahmy, Ahmed G.; et al.
Source: Atti della Societa dei Naturalisti e Matematici di Modena Volume: 146 Issue: Suppl. S Pages: 221-223 Published: 2015

Early and Middle Holocene Human Occupation of the Egyptian Eastern Desert: Sodmein Cave
Author(s): Vermeersch, PierreM; Linseele, Veerle; Marinova, Elena; et al.
Source: African Archaeological Review Volume: 32 Issue: 3 Pages: 465-503 Published: 2015/09/01
DOI: 10.1007/s10437-015-9195-6 / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10437-015-9195-6

Origin of the forest steppe and exceptional grassland diversity in Transylvania (central-eastern Europe)
Author(s): Feurdean, Angelica; Marinova, Elena; Nielsen, Anne B.; et al.
Source: Journal of Biogeography Volume: 42 Issue: 5 Pages: 951-963 Published: MAY 2015
DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12468

Plant use and local vegetation patterns during the second half of the Late Pleistocene in southwestern Germany
Author(s): Riehl, Simone; Marinova, Elena; Deckers, Katleen; et al.
Source: Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences Volume: 7 Issue: 2 Pages: 151-167 Published: 2015/06/01
DOI: 10.1007/s12520-014-0182-7 / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12520-014-0182-7

Predynastic plant economy in the Nile Delta: archaeobotanical evidence from Tell el-Iswid
Author(s): Atha, Elshafaey Abdellatif Elshafaey; Marinova, Elena; Midant-Reynes, Beatrix
Source: Atti della Societa dei Naturalisti e Matematici di Modena Volume: 146 Issue: Suppl. S Pages: 21-25 Published: 2015

Holocene palaeoecology and humaneenvironmental interactions at the coastal Black Sea Lake Durankulak, northeastern Bulgaria
Author(s): Tonkov, Spassimir; Marinova, Elena; Filipova-Marinova, Mariana; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 328 Pages: 277-286 Published: APR 10 2014
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.12.004

Pleistocene vertebrate faunas of the Sato Travertine Complex (Hungary)
Author(s): Pazonyi, Piroska; Kordos, Laszlo; Magyari, Eniko; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 319 Pages: 50-63 Published: JAN 15 2014
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2013.02.031

Pleistocene vertebrate faunas of the Sutto Travertine Complex (Hungary) (vol 319, pg 50, 2014)
Author(s): Pazonyi, Piroska; Kordos, Laszlo; Magyari, Eniko; et al.
Source: Quaternary International Volume: 334 Pages: 214 Published: JUN 17 2014
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2014.04.014

The Late Neolithic Michelsberg culture - just ramparts and ditches? A supraregional com-parison of agricultural and environmental data
Author(s): Kreuz, Angela; Maewrkle, Tanja; Marinova, Elena; et al.
Source: Praehistorische Zeitschrift Volume: 89 Issue: 1 Pages: 72-115 Published: 2014
DOI: 10.1515/pz-2014-0006

12,000-Years of fire regime drivers in the lowlands of Transylvania (Central-Eastern Eu-rope): a data-model approach
Author(s): Feurdean, A.; Liakka, J.; Vanniere, B.; et al.
Source: Quaternary Science Reviews Volume: 81 Pages: 48-61 Published: DEC 1 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.09.014

Animal dung from arid environments and archaeobotanical methodologies for its analy-sis: An example from animal burials of the Predynastic elite cemetery HK6 at Hiera-konpolis, Egypt
Author(s): Marinova, Elena; Ryan, Philippa; Van Neer, Wim; et al.
Source: Environmental Archaeology Volume: 18 Issue: 1 Pages: 58-71 Published: 2013
DOI: 10.1179/1461410313Z.00000000020 / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1461410313Z.00000000020

Bioarchaeological research on animal dung - possibilities and limitations
Author(s): Marinova, E.; Linseele, V.; Kuhn, M.
Source: Environmental Archaeology Volume: 18 Issue: 1 Pages: 1-3 Published: 2013
DOI: 10.1179/1461410313z.00000000023

Biodiversity variability across elevations in the Carpathians: Parallel change with land-scape openness and land use
Author(s): Feurdean, Angelica; Parr, Catherine L.; Tantau, Ioan; et al.
Source: Holocene Volume: 23 Issue: 6 Pages: 869-881 Published: JUN 2013
: 26
DOI: 10.1177/0959683612474482

Crop manuring and intensive land management by Europe’s first farmers
Author(s): Bogaard, Amy; Fraser, Rebecca; Heaton, Tim H. E.; et al.
Source: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Published: 2013
: 101
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1305918110 / : http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2013/07/10/1305918110.abstract

Species identification of archaeological dung remains: A critical review of potential meth-ods
Author(s): Linseele, Veerle; Riemer, Heiko; Baeten, Jan; et al.
Source: Environmental Archaeology Volume: 18 Issue: 1 Pages: 5-17 Published: 2013
DOI: 10.1179/1461410313Z.00000000019 / : http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1461410313Z.00000000019

Faecal biomarker and archaeobotanical analyses of sediments from a public latrine shed new light on ruralisation in Sagalassos, Turkey
Author(s): Baeten, Jan; Marinova, Elena; De Laet, Véronique; et al.
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science Volume: 39 Issue: 4 Pages: 1143-1159 Pub-lished: 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.12.019 / : http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305440311004663

Holocene anthropogenic landscapes in the Balkans: the palaeobotanical evidence from southwestern Bulgaria
Author(s): Marinova, Elena; Tonkov, Spassimir; Bozilova, Elissaveta; et al.
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 21 Issue: 4-5 Pages: 413-427 Published: AUG 2012
: 32
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-011-0345-8

HOLOCENE VEGETATION HISTORY OF THE NORTHWESTERN PIRIN MOUNTAIN (BULGARIA). PLANT FOSSIL RECORD FROM PEAT-BOG MOZGOVITSA
Author(s): Marinova, Elena; Tonkov, Spassimir
Source: Comptes Rendus De L Academie Bulgare Des Sciences Volume: 65 Issue: 8 Pages: 1087-1094 Published: 2012

Human landscapes and climate change during the Holocene
Author(s): Marinova, Elena; Kirleis, Wiebke; Bittmann, Felix
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 21 Issue: 4-5 Pages: 245-248 Published: AUG 2012
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-012-0361-3

Isotopic reconstruction of human diet and animal husbandry practices during the Classi-cal-Hellenistic, imperial, and Byzantine periods at Sagalassos, Turkey
Author(s): Fuller, Benjamin T.; De Cupere, Bea; Marinova, Elena; et al.
Source: American Journal of Physical Anthropology Volume: 149 Issue: 2 Pages: 157-171 Published: OCT 2012
DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22100

Predictability of biomass burning in response to climate changes
Author(s): Daniau, A. -L.; Bartlein, P. J.; Harrison, S. P.; et al.
Source: Global Biogeochemical Cycles Volume: 26 Published: OCT 23 2012
DOI: 10.1029/2011GB004249

12. Western Rhodopes Mountains (Bulgaria): peat bog Beliya Kanton
Author(s): Lazarova, Maria; Tonkov, Spassimir; Marinova, Elena; et al.
Source: Grana Volume: 50 Issue: 2 Pages: 162-164 Published: 2011
DOI: 10.1080/00173134.2011.573863

An experimental approach for tracing olive processing residues in the archaeobotanical record, with preliminary examples from Tell Tweini, Syria
Author(s): Marinova, Elena; van der Valk, Jan M. A.; Valamoti, Soultana Maria; et al.
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 20 Issue: 5 Pages: 471-478 Pub-lished: SEP 2011
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-011-0298-y

Changing hillslope and fluvial Holocene sediment dynamics in a Belgian loess catch-ment
Author(s): Notebaert, Bastiaan; Verstraeten, Gert; Vandenberghe, Dimitri; et al.
Source: Journal of Quaternary Science Volume: 26 Issue: 1 Pages: 44-58 Published: JAN 2011
DOI: 10.1002/jqs.1425

'Pisidian' culture? The Classical-Hellenistic site at Duzen Tepe near Sagalassus (south-west Turkey)
Author(s): Vanhaverbeke, H.; Waelkens, M.; Vyncke, K.; et al.
Source: Anatolian Studies Volume: 60 Pages: 105-128 Published: 2010
DOI: 10.1017/S0066154600001046

Sites with Holocene dung deposits in the Eastern Desert of Egypt: Visited by herders?
Author(s): Linseele, V.; Marinova, E.; Van Neer, W.; et al.
Source: Journal of Arid Environments Volume: 74 Issue: 7 Pages: 818-828 Published: JUL 2010
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2009.04.014

6. Peat-bog Begbunar (Osogovo Mountains, south-west Bulgaria): Four millennia of vege-tation history
Author(s): Lazarova, M; Tonkov, S; Snowball, I; et al.
Source: Grana Volume: 48 Issue: 2 Pages: 147-149 Published: 2009
DOI: 10.1080/00173130902965157

A multi-proxy Late-glacial palaeoenvironmental record from Lake Bled, Slovenia
Author(s): Andric, M; Massaferro, J; Eicher, U; et al.
Source: Hydrobiologia Volume: 631 Issue: 1 Pages: 121-141 Published: 2009
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-009-9806-9

A multi-proxy Late-glacial palaeoenvironmental record from Lake Bled, Slovenia
Author(s): Andric, Maja; Massaferro, Julieta; Eicher, Ueli; et al.
Source: Palaeolimnological Proxies As Tools of Environmental Reconstruction in Fresh Water Volume: 208 Pages: 121-141 Published: 2009
DOI: 10.1007/978-90-481-3387-1_7

Carthamus species in the ancient Near East and south-eastern Europe: archaeobotanical evidence for their distribution and use as a source of oil
Author(s): Marinova, E; Riehl, S
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 18 Issue: 4 Pages: 341-349 Pub-lished: JUL 2009
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-009-0212-z

Anthracological analysis from Kovacevo, southwest Bulgaria: woodland vegetation and its use during the earliest stages of the European Neolithic
Author(s): Marinova, E; Thiebault, S
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 17 Issue: 2 Pages: 223-231 Pub-lished: 2008
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-007-0103-0

Brassicaceae seed oil identified as illuminant in Nilotic shells from a first millennium AD Coptic church in Bawit, Egypt
Author(s): Romanus, K; Van Neer, W; Marinova, E; et al.
Source: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Volume: 390 Issue: 2 Pages: 783-793 Published: 2008
DOI: 10.1007/s00216-007-1704-2

Cicer arietinum (chick pea) in the Neolithic and Chalcolithic of Bulgaria: implications for cultural contacts with the neighbouring regions?
Author(s): Marinova, E; Popova, T
Source: Vegetation History and Archaeobotany Volume: 17 Pages: S73-S80 Published: 2008
DOI: 10.1007/s00334-008-0159-5

History of vegetation and landscape during the last 4000 years in the area of Straldzha mire (SE Bulgaria)
Author(s): Tonkov, Spassimir; Bozilova, Elissaveta; Marinova, Elena; et al.
Phytologia Balcanica Volume: 14 Issue: 2 Pages: 185-191