List of Peer-Reviewed Publications


23. Giosan, L., W. Orsi, M. Coolen, C. Wuchter, A. G. Dunlea, K. Thirumalai, S. E. Munoz, P. D. Clift, J. P. Donnelly, V. Galy, D. Fuller (2018), Neoglacial climate anomalies and the Harappan metamorphosis, Climate of the Past, 14(11), 1669–1686
doi: 10.5194/cp-14-1669-2018.

22. Naidu, P. D., N. Niitsuma, K. Thirumalai, and S. S. Naik (2018), Significant seasonal contrast in the Arabian Sea during deglaciation_ Evidence from oxygen isotopic analyses of individual planktic foraminifera, Quat. Int., 1–0
doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2018.08.005.

21. Thirumalai, K. (2018), A fresh take on ancient climate change in the North Pacific, Nature, 559(7713), 185–186
doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05614-y.

20. Thirumalai, K., T. M. Quinn, Y. Okumura, J. N. Richey, J. W. Partin, R. Z. Poore, E. Moreno-Chamarro (2018), Pronounced centennial-scale Atlantic Ocean climate variability correlated with Western Hemisphere hydroclimate, Nature Communications, 1-11
doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-02846-4


19. Ghosh, P. , R. Rangarajan, K. Thirumalai, F. Naggs (2017), Extreme monsoon rainfall signatures preserved in the invasive terrestrial gastropod Lissachatina fulica, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 18
doi: 10.1002/2017GC007041

18. Tindall, J., A. M. Haywood, K. Thirumalai (2017), Modelling the Stable Water Isotope expression of El Niño in the Pliocene: Implications for the interpretation of proxy data, Paleoceanography, 32, 881-902
doi: 10.1002/2016PA003059

17. Thirumalai, K., P. N. DiNezio, Y. O. Okumura, C. Deser (2017) Extreme temperatures in Southeast Asia caused by El Niño and worsened by global warming, Nature Communications, 8:15531, 1-8
doi: 10.1038/ncomms15531 [PDF]

16. Emile-Geay, J., and the PAGES2K Consortium (2017), A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era, Scientific Data, 4, 170088
doi: 10.1038/sdata.2017.88 [PDF]

15. Flannery, J. A., J. N. Richey, K. Thirumalai, R. Z. Poore, K. L. DeLong (2017) Multi-species Coral Sr/Ca Based Sea-Surface Temperature Reconstruction Using Orbicella faveolata and Siderastrea siderea from Dry Tortugas National Park, FL, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 466, 100-109
doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.10.022


14. Thirumalai, K., T. M. Quinn, G. Marino (2016), Constraining past seawater δ¹⁸O and temperature records developed from foraminiferal geochemistry, Paleoceanography, 31,1409–1422
doi: 10.1002/2016PA002970

13. Thirumalai, K. and J. N. Richey (2016), Potential for paleosalinity to provide information on past AMOC variability, US Clivar Variations, 14, 3, 8-12
Summer 2016 Issue [PDF]

12. Abram, N. J., H. V. McGregor, J. E. Tierney, & the PAGES 2k Consortium (2016), Early onset of industrial-era warming across the oceans and continents, Nature, 536, 411-418
doi: 10.1038/nature19082

11. Weil Accardo, J., N. Feuillet, E. Jacques, P. Deschamps, J-M. Saurel, K. Thirumalai, S. Demeza, D. Anglade (2016), Relative sea-level changes during the last century recorded by coral microatolls in Belloc, Haiti, Global and Planetary Change, 139, 1-14
doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2015.12.019

10. Goff, J. A., L., Lugrin, L., S. P. S., Gulick, K. Thirumalai, Y. Okumura (2016), Oyster Reef Die-Offs in Stratigraphic Record of Corpus Christi Bay, Texas Possibly Caused by Drought-Driven Extreme Salinity Changes, The Holocene, 26(4), 511-519
doi: 10.1177/0959683615612587i  


9. McGregor, H. V., M. N. Evans, H. Goosse, G. Leduc, B. Martrat, J. A. Addison, P. G. Mortyn, D. W. Oppo, M-S. Seidenkrantz, M-A. Sicre, S. J. Phipps, K. Selvaraj, K. Thirumalai, H. L. Filipsson, V. Ersek (2015), Robust global ocean cooling trend for the pre-industrial Common Era, Nature Geoscience, 8, 671-678
doi:10.1038/ngeo2510 [PDF]

8. Thirumalai, K., F. W. Taylor, C.-C. Shen, L. L. Lavier, C. Frohlich, L. M. Wallace, C.-C. Wu, H. Sun, A. K. Papabatu (2015), Variable Holocene deformation above a shallow subduction zone extremely close to the trench, Nature Communications, 6, 1-6
doi: 10.1038/ncomms8607 [PDF]

7. Clemens, S.C., W. Kuhnt, L. J. LeVay, and the Expedition 353 Scientists (2015), Indian monsoon rainfall, International Ocean Discovery Program Preliminary Report, 353.
doi: 10.14379/

6. Wicks, T. Z., K. Thirumalai, T. M. Shanahan, C. J. Bell (2015), The use of δ¹³C values of leporid teeth as indicators of past vegetation, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 418 (C), 245-260
doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.11.017

Before 2014

5. Thirumalai, K., J. N. Richey, T. M. Quinn, R. Z. Poore (2014), Globigerinoides ruber morphotypes in the Gulf of Mexico: A test of null hypothesis, Scientific Reports, 4, 6018
doi: 10.1038/srep06018 [PDF]

4. Maupin, C. R., J. W. Partin, C.-C. Shen, T. M. Quinn, K. Lin, F. W. Taylor, J. L. Banner, K. Thirumalai, D. J. Sinclair (2014), Persistent decadal-scale rainfall variability in the tropical South Pacific Convergence Zone through the past six centuries, Climate of the Past, 10, 1319-1332
doi:10.5194/cp-10-1319-2014 [PDF]

3. Laskar, A., N. Gandhi, K. Thirumalai, M. G. Yadava, R. Ramesh, R. R. Mahajan, D. Kumar (2013), Stable carbon isotopes in dissolved inorganic carbon: extraction and implications for quantifying the contributions from silicate and carbonate weathering in the Krishna River system during peak discharge, Isotopes in Environmental and Health Sciences, 50 (2), 1-13
doi: 10.1080/10256016.2014.878715 

2. Thirumalai, K., J. W. Partin, C. S. Jackson, T. M. Quinn (2013), Statistical constraints on El Niño Southern Oscillation reconstructions using individual foraminifera: a sensitivity analysis, Paleoceanography, 28, 401-412
doi: 10.1002/palo.20037 

1. Thirumalai, K., A. Singh, R. Ramesh (2011), A MATLAB code to perform weighted linear regression with (correlated or uncorrelated) errors in bivariate data, Journal Of The Geological Society Of India, 77 (4), 377-380
doi: 10.1007/s12594-011-0044-1 [PDF]