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Prof. Steffen Mischke

Steffen Mischke

Faculty of Earth Sciences
University of Iceland
Sturlugata 7
101 Reykjavík

  +354 525 4495

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        Quaternary climate history of Central Asia and the Near East
monsoon history
ostracod-based palaeoenvironmental reconstructions
PAGES interests        Past Interglacials, Asia2k, Biodiversity, Global Monsoon
Topics        Monsoon, Climate dynamics, Proxy development, Human impacts & interactions
Timescales        Holocene, Pleistocene, Last glacial cycle
Regions        Mid-latitude Northern Hemisphere, Arctic, Asia
Archives        Archeology, Fluvial deposits, Lake sediments
Sector        Academia / Education, Research
Discipline        (Micro)paleontology, (Paleo)limnology, Sedimentology



1. Opitz, S., Zhang, C., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., 2015. Climate variability on the south-eastern Tibetan Plateau since the Late Glacial based on a multiproxy approach from Lake Naleng – comparing pollen and non-pollen signals. Quaternary Science Reviews, accepted March 13.

2. Mischke, S., Opitz, S., Kalbe, J., Ginat, H., Al Saqarat, B., 2015. Palaeoenvironmental inferences from late Quaternary sediments of the Al Jafr Basin, Jordan. Quaternary International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quaint.2014.12.041.

3. Dallmeyer, A., Herzschuh, U., Claussen, M., Ni, J., Wang, Y., Mischke, S., Cao, X., 2015. Vegetation, Climate, Man - Holocene Variability in Monsoonal Central Asia. In: Integrated Analysis of Interglacial Climate Dynamics (INTERDYNAMIC). Schulz, M., Paul, A. (eds.), SpringerBriefs in Earth System Sciences 7, 97-102.

4. Mischke, S., Zhang, C., Fan, R., 2015. Early to mid-Holocene lake high-stand sediments at Lake Donggi Cona, northeastern Tibetan Plateau, China - Comment to the paper published by Dietze et al., Quaternary Research 79 (2013), 325-336. Quaternary Research 83, 256-258.

5. Mischke, S., 2015. The sub-Recent Bradleytriebella lineata (Ostracoda, Crustacea) in Israel. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 34: 65-70.

6. Kalbe, J., Mischke, S., Dulski, P., Sharon, G., 2015. The Middle Palaeolithic Nahal Mahanayeem Outlet Site, Israel: reconstructing the environment of Late Pleistocene wetlands in the Eastern Mediterranean from ostracods. Journal of Archaeological Sciences, 54: 385-395.

7. Mischke, S., Madsen, D., Zhang, C., , Lai, Z., 2014. Reply to comment by Zhang (2014): The Shell Bar in the Qaidam Basin: fluvial or lake deposit, and OSL versus 14C age data. Journal of Paleolimnology, DOI: 10.1007/s10933-014-9817-z, accepted for publication on 7 November

8. Mischke, S., Ashkenazi, S., Almogi-Labin, A., Goren-Inbar, N., 2014. Ostracod evidence for the Acheulian environment of the ancient Hula Lake (Levant) during the early-mid Pleistocene transition. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 412: 148-159.

9. Tian, F., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Schlütz, F., 2014. What drives the recent intensified vegetation degradation in Mongolia - climate change or human activity? The Holocene 24, 1206-1215.

10. Mischke, S., Almogi-Labin, A., Al-Saqarat, B., Rosenfeld, A., Elyashiv, H., Boomer, I., Stein, M., Lev, L., Ito, E., 2014. An expanded ostracod-based conductivity transfer function for climate reconstruction in the Levant. Quaternary Science Reviews, 93: 91-105.

11. Taft, L., Mischke, S., Wiechert, U., Leipe, C., Rajabov, I., Riedel, F., 2014. Sclerochronological oxygen and carbon isotope ratios in Radix (Gastropoda) shells indicate changes of glacial meltwater flux and temperature since 4200 cal yr BP at Lake Karakul, eastern Pamirs (Tajikistan). Journal of Paleolimnology, 52: 27-41.

12. Tian, F., Herzschuh, U., Telford, R.J., Mischke, S., Van der Meeren, T., Krengel, M., 2014. A modern pollen-climate calibration-set from central-western Mongolia and its application to a late glacial-Holocene record. Journal of Biogeography, 41: 1909-1922.

13. Herzschuh, U., Borkowski, J., Schewe, J., Mischke, S., Tian, F., 2014. Moisture-advection feedback supports strong early-to-mid Holocene monsoon climate on the eastern Tibetan Plateau as inferred from a pollen-based reconstruction. Palaeogeog-raphy, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 402: 44-54.

14. Lev, L., Almogi-Labin, A., Mischke, S., Ito, E., Ben-Avraham, Z., Stein, M., 2014. Paleohydrology of Lake Kinneret during the Heinrich event H2. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 396, 183-193.

15. Mischke, S., Chen, F., 2014. Introduction to ‘‘Late Pleistocene and Holocene climate change in continental Asia’’. Journal of Paleolimnology, 51: 157-59.

16. Mischke, S., Lai, Z., Zhang, C., 2014: Re-assessment of the paleoclimate implications of the Shell Bar in the Qaidam Basin, China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 51: 179-195.

17. Lai, Z., Mischke, S., Madsen, D., 2014. Paleoenvironmental implications of new OSL dates on the formation of the "Shell Bar" in the Qaidam Basin, northeastern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Paleolimnology, 51: 197-210.

18. Wang, Y., Herzschuh, U., Shumilovskikh, L.-S., Mischke, S., Birks, H.-J.-B., Wischnewski, J., Böhner, J., Schlütz, F., Lehmkuhl, F., Diekmann, B., Wünnemann, B., Zhang, C., 2013. Quantitative reconstruction of precipitation changes on the NE Tibetan Plateau since the Last Glacial Maximum – extending the concept of pollen source-area to pollen-based climate reconstructions from large lakes. Climate of the Past 10, 21-39.

19. Zhao, Q., Fan, R., Li, B., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2013. Geochemical response to palaeoclimate: evidence from the early-mid Holocene lake deposits at Dishaogouwan section in the Salawusu catchment of Inner Mongolia. Marine Geology & Quaternary Geology 33, 103-112. (in Chinese with English abstract)

20. Zhang, C., Fan, R., Li, J., Mischke, S., Dembele, B., Hu, X., 2013. Carbon and oxygen isotopic compositions: how lacustrine environmental factors respond in northwestern and northeastern China. Acta Geologica Sinica 87, 1344-1354.

21. Mischke, S., Wünnemann, B., Appel, E., 2013. Proxies for Quaternary monsoon reconstruction on the Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International 313-314, 1-2.

22. Wischnewski, J., Herzschuh, U., Rühland, K., Bräuning, A., Mischke, S., Smol, J.P., Wang, L., 2013. Recent ecological responses to climate variability and human impacts in the Nianbaoyeze Mountains (eastern Tibetan Plateau) inferred from pollen, diatom and tree ring data. Journal of Paleolimnology 51, 287-302.

23. Opitz, S., Ramisch, A., Mischke, S., Diekmann, B., 2013. Holocene lake stages and thermokarst dynamics in a discontinuous permafrost affected region, north-eastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 76, 85-94.

24. Zhang, W., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., Gao, D., Fan, R., 2013. Ostracod distribution and habitat relationships in the Kunlun Mountains, northern Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary International, 313-314: 38-46.

25. Kalbe, J., Sharon, G., Porat, N., Zhang, C., Mischke, S., 2013. Geological setting and age of the Middle Paleolithic site of Nahal Mahanayeen Outlet (Upper Jordan Valley, Israel). Quaternary International, 331: 139-148.

26. Tian, F., Herzschuh, U., Dallmeyer, A., Xu, Q., Mischke, S., Biskaborn, B.K., 2013. Environmental variability in the monsoon-westerlies transition zone during the last 1200 years: lake sediment analyses from central Mongolia and supra-regional synthesis. Quaternary Science Reviews, 73: 31-47.

27. Mischke, S., Weynell, M., Zhang, C., Wiechert, U., 2013: Spatial variability of 14C reservoir effects in Tibetan Plateau lakes. Quaternary International, 313-314: 147-155.
28. Mischke, S., 2013. I. Karanovic. Recent Freshwater Ostracods of the World: Crustacea, Ostracoda, Podocopida. Journal of Paleolimnology, 49: 707-708.

29. Taft, L., Wiechert, U., Zhang, H., Lei, G., Mischke, S., Plessen, B., Weynell, M., Winkler, A., Riedel, F., 2013. Stable isotope patterns archived in shells of the aquatic gastropod Radix: Hydrologic and climatic signals across the Tibetan Plateau in sub-monthly resolution. Quaternary International, 290-291: 282-298.

30. Opitz, S., Wünnemann, B., Aichner, B., Dietze, E., Hartmann, K., Herzschuh, U., IJmker, J., Lehmkuhl, F., Li, S., Mischke, S., Plotzki, A., Stauch, G., Diekmann, B., 2012. Late glacial and Holocene development of Lake Donggi Cona, north-eastern Tibetan Plateau, inferred from sedimentological analysis. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 337-338: 159-176.

31. Aichner, B., Herzschuh, U., Wilkes, H., Schulz, H.-M., Wang, Y., Plessen, B., Mischke, S., Diekmann, B., Zhang, C., 2012. Ecological development of Lake Donggi Cona, north-eastern Tibetan Plateau, since the late glacial on basis of organic geochemical proxies and non-pollen palynomorphs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 313-314: 140-149.

32. Felauer, T., Schlütz, F., Murad, W., Mischke, S., Lehmkuhl, F., 2012. Late Quaternary climate and landscape evolution in arid Central Asia: A multiproxy study of lake archive Bayan Tohomin Nuur, Gobi desert, southern Mongolia. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 48: 125-135.

33. Mischke, S., 2012. Quaternary ostracods from the Tibetan Plateau and their significance for environmental and climate-change studies. In: Horne, D.J., Holmes, H., Viehberg, F., Rodriguez-Lazaro, J. (eds.) Ostracoda as proxies for Quaternary climate change. Elsevier, Developments of Quaternary Science, 17: 265-281.

34. Mischke, S., Ginat, H., Al-Saqarat, B., Almogi-Labin, A., 2012. Ostracods from water bodies in hyperarid Israel and Jordan as habitat and water chemistry indicators. Ecological Indicators, 14: 87-99.

35. Mischke, S., Schudack, U., Bertrand, S., Leroy, S., 2012. Ostracods from a Marmara Sea lagoon (Turkey) as tsunami indicators. Quaternary International, 261: 156-161.

36. Van der Meeren, T., Mischke, S., Sunjidmaa, N., Herzschuh, U., Ito, E., Martens, K., Verschuren, D., 2012. Subfossil ostracode assemblages from Mongolia – Quantifying response for paleolimnological applications. Ecological Indicators 14, 138-151.

37. Wang, Y., Liu, X., Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., 2012. Environmental constraints of lake sediment mineral composition from the Tibetan Plateau and implications for palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Journal of Paleolimnology 47, 71–85.

38. Zhang, C., Zhang, W., Feng, Z., Mischke, S., Gao, X., Gao, D., Sun, F., 2012. Holocene hydrological and climatic change on the northern Mongolian Plateau based on multi-proxy records from Lake Gun Nuur. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 323-325, 75-86.

39. Bertrand, S., Doner, L., Akçer Ön, S., Sancar, U., Schudack, U., Mischke, S, Cagatay, M.N., Leroy, S.A.G., 2011. Sedimentary record of coseismic subsidence in Hersek coastal lagoon (Izmit Bay, Turkey) and the Late Holocene activity of the North Anatolian Fault. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12, Q06002, doi:10.1029/2011GC003511.

40. Wischnewski, J., Kramer, A., Kong, Z., Mackay, A., Simpson, G., Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U. 2011. Terrestrial and aquatic responses to climate change and human impact on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau during the past two centuries. Global Change Biology, 17: 3376–3391.

41. Wischnewski, J., Herzschuh, U., Mackay, A.W., Appleby, P.G., Mischke, S., 2011. Modest diatom responses to regional warming on the southeast Tibetan Plateau during the last two centuries. Journal of Paleolimnology, 46: 215-227.

42. Wischnewski, J., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., 2011. Reconstructing climate variability on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau since the last late glacial - a multi-proxy, dual-site approach comparing terrestrial and aquatic signals. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30: 82-97.

43. Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2011. Ostracod distribution in Ulungur Lake (Xinjiang, China) and a reassessed Holocene record. Ecological Research, 26: 133-145.

44. Aichner, B., Wilkes, H., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2010. Biomarker and compound-specific ?13C evidence for changing environmental conditions and carbon limitation at Lake Koucha, eastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Paleolimnology, 43: 873–899.

45. Dietze, E., Diekmann, B., Wünnemann, B., Aichner, B., Hartmann, K., Herzschuh, U., IJmker, J., Jin; H., Kopsch, C., Lehmkuhl, F., Li, S., Mischke, S., Niessen, F., Opitz, S., Stauch, G., 2010. Basin morphology and seismic stratigraphy of Lake Donggi Cona, north-eastern Tibetan Plateau, China. Quaternary International, 218: 131-142.

46. Herzschuh, U., Birks, H.J.B., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., Böhner, J., 2010. A modern pollen-climate calibration set from the Tibetan Plateau and its application to a Late-Quaternary pollen record from the Qilian Mountains. Journal of Biogeography, 37. 752–766.

47. Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Meyer, H., Plessen, B., Zhang, C., 2010. Using variations in the stable carbon isotope composition of macrophyte remains to quantify nutrient dynamics in lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology, 43: 739-750.

48. Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Meyer, H., Plessen, B., Zhang, C., 2010. Lake nutrient variability inferred from elemental (C, N, S) and isotopic (?13C, ?15N) analyses of aquatic plant macrofossils. Quaternary Science Reviews, 29: 2161-2172.

49. Kramer, A., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2010. Holocene treeline shifts and monsoon variability in the Hengduan Mountains (southeastern Tibetan Plateau), implications from palynological investigations. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 286: 23-41.

50. Kramer, A., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2010. Late glacial vegetation and climate oscillations on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau inferred from the Lake Naleng pollen profile. Quaternary Research, 73: 324-335.

51. Mischke, S., Aichner, B., Diekmann, B., Herzschuh, U., Plessen, B., Wünnemann, B., Zhang, C., 2010. Ostracods and stable isotopes of a late glacial and Holocene lake record from the NE Tibetan Plateau. Chemical Geology, 276: 95-103.

52. Mischke, S., Almogi-Labin, A., Ortal, R., Schwab, M.J., Boomer, I., 2010. Quantitative reconstruction of lake conductivity in the Quaternary of the Near East (Israel) using ostracods. Journal of Paleolimnology. 43: 667-688.

53. Mischke, S., Bößneck, U., Diekmann, B., Herzschuh, U., Jin, H., Kramer, A., Wünnemann, B., Zhang, C., 2010. Quantitative relationship between water-depth and sub-fossil ostracod assemblages in Lake Donggi Cona, Qinghai Province, China. Journal of Paleolimnology, 43: 589-609.

54. Mischke, S., Rajabov, I., Mustaeva, N., Zhang, C., Herzschuh, U., Boomer, I., Brown, E.T., Andersen, N., Myrbo, A., Ito, E., Schudack, M.E., 2010. Modern hydrology and late Holocene history of Lake Karakul, eastern Pamirs (Tajikistan): A reconnaissance study. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 289: 10-24.

55. Mischke, S., Sun, Z., Herzschuh, U., Qiao, Z., Sun, N., 2010. An ostracod-inferred large Middle Pleistocene freshwater lake in the presently hyper-arid Qaidam Basin (NW China). Quaternary International, 218: 74-85.

56. Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2010. Holocene cold events on the Tibetan Plateau. Global and Planetary Change, 72: 155-163.

57. Mischke, S., Zhang, C., Börner, A., Herzschuh, U., 2010. Lateglacial and Holocene variation in aeolian sediment flux over the northeastern Tibetan Plateau recorded by laminated sediments of a saline meromictic lake. Journal of Quaternary Science, 25: 162-177.

58. Herzschuh, U., Kramer, A., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2009. Quantitative climate and vegetation trends since the late glacial on the northeastern Tibetan Plateau deduced from Koucha Lake pollen spectra. Quaternary Research, 71: 162-171.

59. Kramer, A., Herzschuh, U., Mischke, S., Zhang, C., 2009. Late Quaternary environmental history of the south-eastern Tibetan Plateau inferred from the Lake Naleng non-pollen palynomorph record. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 19: 453-468.

60. Zhang, C., Mischke, S., 2009. A late glacial and Holocene lake record from the Nianbaoyeze Mountains and inferences of lake, glacier and climate evolution on the eastern Tibetan Plateau. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28: 1970-1983.

61. Zhang, C., Mischke, S., Zheng, M., Propopenko, A., Guo, F., Feng, Z. 2009. Carbon and oxygen isotopic composition of surface-sediment carbonate in Bosten Lake (Xinjiang, China) and its controlling factors. Acta Geologica Sinica, 83: 386-395.

62. Zhang, C., Zheng, M., Prokopenko, A., Mischke, S., Guo, X., Yang, Q., Zhang, W., Feng, Z., 2009. High-resolution records of the Holocene palaeoenvironmental variation reflected by carbonate and its isotopic compositions in Bosten lake and response to glacial activities. Acta Geologica Sinica, 83: 1101-1115.

63. Mischke, S., Zhang, C., Börner, A., 2008: Bias of ostracod stable isotope data caused by drying of sieve residues from water. Journal of Paleolimnology, 40: 567-575.

64. Mischke, S. Zhang, C. 2008: A laminated tufa carbonate from the mid Holocene of the Qilian Mountains and its potential for palaeoclimate inferences. Episodes, 31: 401-407.

65. Mischke, S., Holmes, J. (Special issue guest editors) 2008: Applications of lacustrine and marginal-marine Ostracoda to palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 264, 211-340.

66. Mischke, S., Holmes, J. 2008: Applications of lacustrine and marginal-marine Ostracoda to palaeoenvironmental reconstruction. (Introductory paper of a special issue) Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 264: 211-212.

67. Mischke, S., Kramer, M., Zhang, C., Shang, H., Herzschuh, U., Erzinger, J., 2008: Reduced early Holocene moisture availability in the Bayan Har Mountains, northeastern Tibetan Plateau, inferred from a multiproxy lake record. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 267: 59-76.

68. Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., Massmann, G., Zhang, C., 2007: An ostracod-conductivity transfer-function for Tibetan lakes. Journal of Paleolimnology, 38: 509-524.

69. Zhang, C, Zheng, M., Prokopenko, A., Mischke, S., Kuang, J., Yang, Q., Guo, F., Feng, Z., 2007: The palaeoenvironmental variation from the high-resolution record of the Holocene sedimentary carbonate and isotopic composition in Bosten Lake and its response to glacial activity. Acta Geologica Sinica, 81: 1658-1671.

70. Mischke, S., Wünnemann, B. 2006: The Holocene salinity history of Bosten Lake (Xinjiang, China) inferred from ostracod species assemblages and shell chemistry: Possible palaeoclimatic implications. – Quaternary International, 154-155: 100-112.

71. Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., Sun, Z., Qiao, Z., Sun, N., Zander, A.M. 2006: Middle Pleistocene Ostracoda from a large freshwater lake in the presently dry Qaidam Basin (NW China). Journal of Micropalaeontology, 25: 57-64.

72. Mischke, S. 2006: The 15th International Symposium on Ostracoda. – Episodes, 29: 55.

73. Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., Sun, Z., Qiao, Z., Sun, N., Zander, A.M. 2006: A late Middle Pleistocene large inland lake in a contemporary hyperarid desert. Episodes, 29: 34-38.

74. Herzschuh, U., Kürschner, H., Mischke, S., 2006: Temperature variability and vertical vegetation belt shifts during the last ~50,000 yr in the Qilian Mountains (NE margin of the Tibetan Plateau, China). Quaternary Research, 66: 133-146.

75. Wünnemann, B., Mischke, S., Chen, F. 2006: A Holocene sedimentary record from Bosten Lake, China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 234: 223-238.

76. Yang, S., Jin, H., Diekmann, B., Wünnemann, B., Mischke, S., Ji, Yanjun, Chen, J., Yang, Q. 2006. Sino-Germany joint investigated environmental changes in Donggi Cona lake area on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Journal of Glaciology and Geocryology: 28, 850-853.

77. Mischke, S., Demske, D., Wünnemann, B., Schudack, M.E. 2005: Ground-water discharge to a Gobi desert lake during Mid and Late Holocene dry periods. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 225: 157-172.

78. Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., Zhang, C., Bloemendal, J., Riedel, F. 2005: A late Quaternary lake record from the Qilian Mountains (NW China): lake level and salinity changes inferred from sediment properties and ostracod assemblages. Global and Planetary Change, 46: 337-359.

79. Mischke, S. 2005: New evidence for origin of the Badain Jaran Desert of Inner Mongolia from granulometry and thermoluminescence dating. – Journal of Paleogeography, 7: 79-97.

80. Herzschuh, U., Zhang, C., Mischke, S., Herzschuh, R., Mohammadi, F., Mingram, B., Kürschner, H., Riedel, F. 2005: A late Quaternary lake record from the Qilian Mountains (NW China), part two: evolution of the primary production and the water depth reconstructed from macrofossil, pollen, biomarker and isotope data. Global and Planetary Change, 46: 361-379.

81. Mischke, S., Hofmann, J., Schudack, M.E. 2004: Ostracod ecology of alluvial loess deposits in an eastern Tian Shan palaeo-lake (NW China). – In: Smykatz-Kloss, W., Felix-Henningsen, P. 2004: Palaeoecology of Quaternary Drylands. Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences (102), Springer, Berlin: 219-231.

82. Mischke, S., Demske, D., Schudack, M.E. 2003: Hydrologic and climatic implications of a multidisciplinary study of the Mid to Late Holocene Lake Eastern Juyanze. Chinese Science Bulletin, 48: 1411-1417.

83. Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., Kürschner, H., Fuchs, D., Zhang, J., Meng, F., Sun, Z. 2003: Sub-Recent Ostracoda from Qilian Mountains (NW China) and their ecological significance. – Limnologica, 33: 280–292.

84. Mischke, S., Herzschuh, U., Kürschner, H., Chen, F., Meng, F., Sun, Z. 2003: Sub-Recent Ostracoda from Qilian Mountains, NW China. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 22: 137-138.

85. Demske, D., Mischke, S. 2003: Palynological investigation of a Holocene profile section from the Palaeo-Gaxun-Nur-Basin. Chinese Science Bulletin, 48: 1418-1422.

86. Wünnemann, B., Chen, F., Riedel, F., Zhang, C., Mischke, S., Chen, G., Demske, D., Jin M. 2003: Holocene lake deposits of Lake Bosten, southern Xinjiang, China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 48: 1429-1432.

87. Mischke, S., Fuchs, D., Riedel, F., Schudack, M.E. 2002: Mid to Late Holocene palaeoenvironment of Lake Eastern Juyanze (north-western China) based on ostracods and stable isotopes. – Geobios, 35: 99-110.

88. Hofmann, J.; Mischke, S., M. Schudack 2002: Formation, age and ostracod ecology of palaeo-lake deposits in the Gangou valley, eastern Tian Shan (NW-China). – Zeitschrift für Geomorphologie N.F., Suppl.-Bd. 126: 115-129.

89. Mischke, S., Schudack, M.E. 2001: Sub-Recent Ostracoda from Bosten Lake, NW China. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 20: 12.