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Khan, Mahasin Ali; Bera, Meghma; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E. V. and Bera, Subir (2019). Floral diversity and environment during the middle Siwalik sedimentation (Pliocene) in the Arunachal sub-Himalaya. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 99(3) pp. 401–424.

Liu, Jia; Su, Tao; Spicer, Robert; Tang, He; Deng, Wei-Yu-Dong; Wu, Fei-Xiang; Srivastava, Gaurav; Spicer, Teresa; Van Do, Truong; Deng, Tao and Zhou, Zhe-Kun (2019). Biotic interchange through lowlands of Tibetan Plateau suture zones during Paleogene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 524 pp. 33–40.

Su, Tao; Spicer, Robert A.; Li, Shi-Hu; Xu, He; Huang, Jian; Sherlock, Sarah; Huang, Yong-Jiang; Li, Shu-Feng; Wang, Li; Jia, Lin-Bo; Deng, Wei-Yu-Dong; Liu, Jia; Deng, Cheng-Long; Zhang, Shi-Tao; Valdes, Paul J. and Zhou, Zhe-Kun (2019). Uplift, Climate and Biotic Changes at the Eocene-Oligocene Transition in Southeast Tibet. National Science Review, 6(3) pp. 495–504. file

Murray, Michelle; Soh, Wuu Kuang; Yiotis, Charilaos; Batke, Sven; Parnell, Andrew C.; Spicer, Robert A.; Lawson, Tracy; Caballero, Rodrigo; Wright, Ian J.; Purcell, Conor and McElwain, Jennifer C. (2019). Convergence in Maximum Stomatal Conductance of C3 Woody Angiosperms in Natural Ecosystems Across Bioclimatic Zones. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, article no. 558. file

Su, T.; Farnsworth, A.; Spicer, R. A.; Huang, J.; Wu, F-X.; Liu, J.; Li, S-F.; Xing, Y-W.; Huang, Y-J.; Deng, W-Y-D.; Tang, H.; Xu, C-L.; Zhao, F.; Srivastava, G.; Valdes, P. J.; Deng, T. and Zhou, Z-K. (2019). No high Tibetan Plateau until the Neogene. Science Advances, 5(3), article no. eaav2189. file

Khan, Mahasin Ali; Bera, Meghma; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E.V. and Bera, Subir (2019). Palaeoclimatic estimates for a latest Miocene-Pliocene flora from the Siwalik Group of Bhutan: Evidence for the development of the South Asian Monsoon in the eastern Himalaya. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 514 pp. 326–335.

Tang, He; Liu, Jia; Wu, Fei‐Xiang; Spicer, Teresa; Spicer, Robert A.; Deng, Wei‐Yu‐Dong; Xu, Cong‐Li; Zhao, Fan; Huang, Jian; Li, Shu‐Feng; Su, Tao and Zhou, Zhe‐Kun (2019). Extinct genus Lagokarpos reveals a biogeographic connection of Tibet with other regions in the Northern Hemisphere during the Paleogene. Journal of Systematics and Evolution (Early Access).

Spicer, Robert; Valdes, Paul; Hughes, Alice; Yang, Jian; Spicer, Teresa; Herman, Alexei and Farnsworth, Alexander (2019). New insights into the thermal regime and hydrodynamics of the early Late Cretaceous Arctic. Geological Magazine (Early Access).

Zhou, Z.-K.; Su, T. and Spicer, R. A. (2019). Understanding the evolution of biodiversity in Asia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology (Early Access). restricted access item, not available for direct download


Khan, Mahasin Ali; Bera, Meghma; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E.V. and Bera, Subir (2018). Evidence of simultaneous occurrence of tylosis formation and fungal interaction in a late Cenozoic angiosperm from the eastern Himalaya. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 259 pp. 171–184.

Maslova, Natalia P.; Karasev, Eugeny V.; Kodrul, Tatiana M.; Spicer, Robert A.; Volkova, Lyudmila D.; Spicer, Teresa E. V.; Jin, Jianhua and Liu, Xiaoyan (2018). Sun and shade leaf variability in Liquidambar chinensis and Liquidambar formosana (Altingiaceae): implications for palaeobotany. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 188(3) pp. 296–315.


Khan, Mahasin Ali; Bera, Meghma; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E.V. and Bera, Subir (2017). First occurrence of mastixioid (Cornaceae) fossil in India and its biogeographic implications. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 247 pp. 83–96. file

Spicer, Robert (2017). Tibet, the Himalaya, Asian monsoons and biodiversity - In what ways are they related? Plant Diversity, 39(5) pp. 233–244. file

Spicer, Robert; Yang, Jian; Herman, Alexei; Kodrul, Tatiana; Aleksandrova, Galina; Maslova, Natalia; Spicer, Teresa; Ding, Lin; Xu, Qiang; Shukla, Anumeha; Srivastava, Gaurav; Mehrotra, Rakesh; Liu, Xiao-Yan and Jin, Jian-Hua (2017). Paleogene monsoons across India and South China: Drivers of biotic change. Gondwana Research, 49 pp. 350–363. file

Herman, Alexei B.; Spicer, Robert A.; Aleksandrova, Galina N.; Yang, Jian; Kodrul, Tatiana M.; Maslova, Natalia P.; Spicer, Teresa E.V.; Chen, Gang and Jin, Jian-Hua (2017). Eocene–early Oligocene climate and vegetation change in southern China: Evidence from the Maoming Basin. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 479 pp. 126–137. file

François, Louis; Bruch, Angela A.; Utescher, Torsten; Spicer, Robert A. and Spicer, Teresa (2017). Reconstructing Cenozoic vegetation from proxy data and models – A NECLIME synthesis (Editorial). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 467 pp. 1–4. file


Khan, Mahasin Ali; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E.V. and Bera, Subir (2016). Occurrence of Shorea Roxburgh ex C. F. Gaertner (Dipterocarpaceae) in the Neogene Siwalik forests of eastern Himalaya and its biogeography during the Cenozoic of Southeast Asia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 233 pp. 236–254. file

Shukla, Anumeha; Mehrotra, Rakesh C.; Spicer, Robert A. and Spicer, Teresa E.V. (2016). Aporosa Blume from the paleoequatorial rainforest of Bikaner, India: Its evolution and diversification in deep time. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 232 pp. 14–21. file

Kumar, Madhav; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E. V.; Shukla, Anumeha; Mehrotra, R.C. and Monga, Priyanka (2016). Palynostratigraphy and palynofacies of the early Eocene Gurha lignite mine, Rajasthan, India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 461 pp. 98–108. file


Hofmann, Christa-Charlotte; Spicer, Robert A.; Ahlberg, Anders and Herman, Alexei B. (2011). Scanning electron microscopy investigation of monads and tetrads of basal core eudicots from the Upper Cretaceous Vilui Basin, Siberia: Evidence for reticulate evolution. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 167(3-4) pp. 196–211.

Daly, R. J.; Jolley, D. W. and Spicer, R. A. (2011). The role of angiosperms in Palaeocene arctic ecosystems: a palynological study from the Alaskan North Slope. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 309(3-4) pp. 374–382.

Spicer, Robert A.; Bera, Subir; De Bera, Sreelekha; Spicer, Teresa E. V.; Srivastava, Gaurav; Mehrotra, Rakesh; Mehrotra, Naresh and Yang, Jian (2011). Why do foliar physiognomic climate estimates sometimes differ from those observed? Insights from taphonomic information loss and a CLAMP case study from the Ganges Delta. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 302(3-4) pp. 381–395.

Jacques, Frédéric M. B.; Su, Tao; Spicer, Robert A.; Xing, Yaowu; Huang, Yongjiang; Wang, Weiming and Zhou, Zhekun (2011). Leaf physiognomy and climate: Are monsoon systems different? Global and Planetary Change, 76(1-2) pp. 56–62.

Teodorides, Vasilis; Mazouch, Petr; Spicer, Robert A. and Uhl, Dieter (2011). Refining CLAMP - investigations towards improving the Climate Leaf Analysis Multivariate Program. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 299(1-2) pp. 39–48. file

Yang, Jian; Spicer, Robert A.; Spicer, Teresa E. V. and Li, Cheng-sen (2011). ‘CLAMP Online’: a new web-based palaeoclimate tool and its application to the terrestrial Paleogene and Neogene of North America. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 91(3) pp. 163–183.

Khan, Mahasin Ali; Ghosh, Ruby; Bera, Subir; Spicer, Robert A. and Spicer, T. E. V. (2011). Floral diversity during Plio-Pleistocene Siwalik sedimentation (Kimin Formation) in Arunachal Pradesh, India, and its palaeoclimatic significance. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 91(4) pp. 237–255.


Steart, D. C.; Spicer, R. A. and Bamford, M. K. (2010). Is southern Africa different? An investigation of the relationship between leaf physiognomy and climate in southern African mesic vegetation. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 162(4) pp. 607–620.

Song, Xiao-Yan; Spicer, Robert; Yang, Jian; Yao, Yi-Feng and Li, Cheng-Sen (2010). Pollen evidence for an Eocene to Miocene elevation of central southern Tibet predating the rise of the High Himalaya. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 297(1) pp. 159–168.

Herman, Alexei B. and Spicer, Robert A. (2010). Mid-Cretaceous floras and climate of the Russian high Arctic (Novosibirsk Islands, Northern Yakutiya). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 295(3-4) pp. 409–422.

Spicer, R. A. and Herman, A. B. (2010). The late Cretaceous environment of the Arctic: A quantitative reassessment based on plant fossils. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 295(3-4) pp. 423–442. file

Velasco-de León, Maria Patricia; Spicer, Robert A. and Steart, David C. (2010). Climatic reconstruction of two Pliocene floras from Mexico. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments, 90(2) pp. 99–110.

Spicer, Robert A. and Yang, Jian (2010). Quantification of uncertainties in fossil leaf aleoaltimetry: does leaf size matter? Tectonics, 29(TC6001) pp. 1–13. file

Coe, Angela; Argles, Thomas; Rothery, David and Spicer, Robert (2010). Geological Field Techniques. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell in association with the OU.


Spicer, R. A.; Valdes, P. J.; Spicer, T. E. V.; Craggs, H. J.; Srivastava, G.; Mehrotra, R. C. and Yang, J. (2009). New developments in CLAMP: Calibration using global gridded meteorological data. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 283(1-2) pp. 91–98. file

Moiseeva, M. G.; Herman, A. B. and Spicer, R. A. (2009). Late Paleocene Flora of the Northern Alaska Peninsula: The Role of Transberingian Plant Migrations and Climatic Change. Palaeontological Journal, 43(10) pp. 1298–1308. file

Spicer, R. A.; Daly, R. J.; Jolley, D. W.; Herman, A. B.; Ahlberg, A. and Moiseeva, M. (2009). Climate and vegetation of the Selandian-Thanetian Paleocene Sagwon Section, Northern Alaska (Palaeolatitude 85°N). In: Climatic and Biotic Evenets of the Paleogene, 12-15 Jan 2009, Wellington, New Zealand.


Spicer, Robert A.; Ahlberg, Anders; Herman, Alexei B.; Hofmann, Christa-Charlotte; Raikevich, Michail; Valdes, Paul J. and Markwick, Paul J. (2008). The Late Cretaceous continental interior of Siberia: A challenge for climate models. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 267(1-2) pp. 228–235.


Upchurch, G. R.; Spicer, R. A. and Leopold, E. B. (2007). The Life and career of Jack A. Wolfe (July 10, 1936 - August 12, 2005). In: Jarzen, David M.; Manchester, Steven R.; Retallack, Gregory J. and Jarzen, Susan A. eds. Advances in Angiosperm Paleobotany and Paleoclimatic Reconstruction, Volume 258. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, pp. 11–19.

Yang, Jian; Wang, Yu-Fei; Spicer, Robert A.; Mosbrugger, Volker; Li, Cheng-Sen and Sun, Qi-Gao (2007). Climatic reconstruction at the Miocene Shanwang basin, China, using leaf margin analysis, CLAMP, coexistence approach, and overlapping distribution analysis. American Journal of Botany, 94(4) pp. 599–608. restricted access item, not available for direct download

Spicer, R. A. (2007). Recent and Future Developments of CLAMP: Building on the Legacy of Jack A. Wolfe. In: Jarzen, David M.; Manchester, Steven R.; Retallack, Gregory J. and Jarzen, Susan A. eds. Advances in Angiosperm Paleobotany and Paleoclimatic Reconstruction, Volume 258. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg, pp. 109–118.


Spicer, Robert A.; Herman, Alexei B. and Kennedy, Elizabeth M. (2005). The sensitivity of CLAMP to taphonomic loss of foliar physiognomic characters. Palaios, 20(5) pp. 429–438.

Cripps, J. A.; Widdowson, M.; Spicer, R. A. and Jolley, D. W. (2005). Coastal ecosystem responses to late stage Deccan Trap volcanism: The post K-T boundary (Danian) palynofacies of Mumbai (Bombay), west India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 216(3-4) pp. 303–332.

Stainforth, D.A.; Aina, T.; Christensen, C.; Collins, M.; Faull, N.; Frame, D.J.; Kettleborough, J.A.; Knight, S.; Martin, A.; Murphy, J.M.; Piani, C.; Sexton, D.; Smith, L.A.; Spicer, R.A.; Thorpe, A.J. and Allen, M.R. (2005). Uncertainty in predictions of the climate response to rising levels of greenhouse gases. Nature, 433(7024) pp. 403–406.


Spicer, Robert A.; Herman, Alexei B. and Kennedy, Elizabeth M. (2004). Foliar physiognomic record of climatic conditions during dormancy: Climate Leaf Analysis Multivariate Program (CLAMP) and the cold month mean temperature. Journal of Geology, 112(6) pp. 685–702. file

Herman, A.B.; Moiseeva, M.G.; Spicer, R.A. and Ahlberg, A. (2004). Maastrichtian-Paleocene floras of northeastern Russia and North Alaska and floral changes at the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary. Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation, 12(5) pp. 485–494.


Spicer, Robert A.; Harris, Nigel B.W.; Widdowson, Mike; Herman, Alexei B.; Guo, Shuangxing; Valdes, Paul J.; Wolfe, Jack A. and Kelley, Simon P. (2003). Constant elevation of southern Tibet over the past 15 million years. Nature, 421(6923) pp. 622–624.


Ahlberg, A.; Herman, A.B.; Raikevich, M.; Rees, P.M. and Spicer, R.A. (2002). Enigmatic late Cretaceous high palaeo-latitude lonestones in Chukotka, northeasternmost Asia. GFF, 124(4) pp. 197–199.

Kennedy, Elizabeth M.; Spicer, Robert A. and Rees, Peter M. (2002). Quantitative palaeoclimate estimates from Late Cretaceous and Paleocene leaf floras in the northwest of the South Island, New Zealand. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 184(3-4) pp. 321–345.

Spicer, Robert A.; Ahlberg, Anders; Herman, Alexei B.; Kelley, Simon P.; Raikevich, Mikhail I. and Rees, Peter M. (2002). Palaeoenvironment and ecology of the middle Cretaceous Grebenka flora of northeastern Asia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 184(1-2) pp. 65–105.

Herman, A.B. and Spicer, R.A. (2002). Cretaceous flora from the Kukpowruk River, Northwestern Alaska. Palaeontological Journal(3) pp. 94–95.


Spicer, R.A. and Herman, A.B. (2001). The Albian-Cenomanian flora of the Kukpowruk River, western North Slope, Alaska: Stratigraphy, palaeofloristics, and plant communities. Cretaceous Research, 22(1) pp. 1–40.

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