• ​The Long chain Diol Index: A marine palaeotemperature proxy based on eustigmatophyte lipids that records the warmest seasons​
    Rampen, S. W.; Friedl, T.; Rybalka, N. & Thiel, V.​ (2022) 
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America119(16) pp. e2116812119​.
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  • ​Enhancing rhizoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons through bioaugmentation with a plant growth-promoting bacterial consortium​
    Eze, M. O.; Thiel, V.; Hose, G. C.; George, S. C. & Daniel, R.​ (2022) 
    Chemosphere289 art. S0045653521036158​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Effects of Weather Extremes on the Nutrient Dynamics of a Shallow Eutrophic Lake as Observed during a Three-Year Monitoring Study​
    Zeman-Kuhnert, S.; Thiel, V. & Heim, C.​ (2022) 
    Water14(13) pp. 2032​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Active metabolic pathways of anaerobic methane oxidation in paddy soils​
    Fan, L.; Schneider, D.; Dippold, M. A.; Poehlein, A.; Wu, W.; Gui, H. & Ge, T. et al.​ (2021) 
    Soil Biology and Biochemistry156 pp. 108215​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Temperature sensitivity of anaerobic methane oxidation versus methanogenesis in paddy soil: Implications for the CH 4 balance under global warming​
    Fan, L.; Dippold, M. A.; Thiel, V.; Ge, T.; Wu, J.; Kuzyakov, Y. & Dorodnikov, M.​ (2021) 
    Global Change Biology,.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Ingredients for microbial life preserved in 3.5 billion-year-old fluid inclusions​
    Mißbach, H.; Duda, Jan-Peter; van den Kerkhof, A. M.; Lüders, V.; Pack, A.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2021) 
    Nature Communications12(1) pp. 1101​.
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  • ​Anaerobic oxidation of methane in paddy soil: Role of electron acceptors and fertilization in mitigating CH4 fluxes​
    Fan, L.; Dippold, M. A.; Ge, T.; Wu, J.; Thiel, V.; Kuzyakov, Y. & Dorodnikov, M.​ (2020) 
    Soil Biology and Biochemistry141 pp. 107685​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Sterol preservation in hypersaline microbial mats​
    Shen, Yan-Qin; Thiel, V.; Suarez-Gonzalez, P.; Rampen, S. W. & Reitner, J.​ (2020) 
    Biogeosciences17(3) pp. 649​-666​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Volatile organic compounds in barite-hosted fluid inclusions from the 3.5 Ga old Dresser Formation, Western Australia​
    Thiel, V.; Duda, Jan-Peter; Kerkhof, A. M. van den; Reitner, J. & Mißbach, H.​ (2020)
    ​EGU General Assembly 2020. ​EGU General Assembly 2020​, Wien.
    Copernicus.​
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  • ​Zooplankton impact on lipid biomarkers in water column vs. surface sediments of the stratified Eastern Gotland Basin (Central Baltic Sea)​
    Wittenborn, A. K.; Schmale, O. & Thiel, V.​ (2020) 
    PLoS One15(6) pp. e0234110​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Formation of Siderite in Microbial Microcosms Derived from a Marine Sediment​
    Kamran, A.; Schneider, D.; Roddatis, V.; Thiel, V. & Hoppert, M.​ (2020) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal37(5) pp. 475​-485​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Testing Flight-like Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry as Performed by the Mars Organic Molecule Analyzer Onboard the ExoMars 2020 Rover on Oxia Planum Analog Samples​
    Reinhardt, M.; Goetz, W. & Thiel, V.​ (2020) 
    Astrobiology20(3) pp. 415​-428​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Investigating the Effect of Perchlorate on Flight-like Gas Chromatography–Mass Spectrometry as Performed by MOMA on board the ExoMars 2020 Rover​
    Mißbach, H.; Steininger, H.; Thiel, V. & Goetz, W.​ (2019) 
    Astrobiology19(11) pp. 1339​-1352​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​To shake or not to shake: 13C-based evidence on anaerobic methane oxidation in paddy soil​
    Fan, L.; Shahbaz, M.; Ge, T.; Wu, J.; Dippold, M.; Thiel, V. & Kuzyakov, Y. et al.​ (2019) 
    Soil Biology and Biochemistry133 pp. 146​-154​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Controls on zooplankton methane production in the central Baltic Sea​
    Stawiarski, B.; Otto, S.; Thiel, V.; Gräwe, U.; Loick-Wilde, N.; Wittenborn, A. K. & Schloemer, S. et al.​ (2019) 
    Biogeosciences16(1) pp. 1​-16​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​First evidence of terrestrial ambrein formation in human adipocere​
    von der Lühe, B.; Mayes, R. W.; Thiel, V.; Dawson, L. A.; Graw, M.; Rowland, S. J. & Fiedler, S.​ (2019) 
    Scientific Reports9(1).
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  • ​Relationships between feeding and microbial faeces indices in dairy cows at different milk yield levels​
    Meyer, S.; Thiel, V.; Joergensen, R. G. & Sundrum, A.​ (2019) 
    PLoS One14(8) pp. e0221266​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Organic signatures in Pleistocene cherts from Lake Magadi (Kenya) – implications for early Earth hydrothermal deposits​
    Reinhardt, M.; Goetz, W.; Duda, Jan-Peter; Heim, C.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2019) 
    Biogeosciences16(12) pp. 2443​-2465​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Sterol preservation in hypersaline microbial mats​
    Shen, Yan-Qin; Thiel, V.; Suarez-Gonzalez, P.; Rampen, S. W. & Reitner, J.​ (2019) 
    Biogeosciences Discussions, pp. 1​-28​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​CHARACTERIZING BITUMENS AND KEROGENS FROM LAKE MAGADI CHERTS, PLEISTOCENE ANALOGS FOR ARCHEAN HYDROTHERMAL DEPOSITS​
    Reinhardt, M.; Goetz, W.; Duda, Jan-Peter; Heim, C.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2019)
    ​29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry. ​29th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG)​, Gothenburg, Sweden.​
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  • ​Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur​
    Lindgren, J.; Sjövall, P.; Thiel, V.; Zheng, W.; Ito, S.; Wakamatsu, K. & Hauff, R. et al.​ (2018) 
    Nature564(7736) pp. 359​-365​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Fatty acids and other biomarkers in two Early Jurassic concretions and their immediate host rocks (Lias δ, Buttenheim clay pit, Bavaria, Germany)​
    Thiel, V. & Hoppert, M.​ (2018) 
    Organic Geochemistry120 pp. 42​-55​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Ideas and perspectives: hydrothermally driven redistribution and sequestration of early Archaean biomass – the “hydrothermal pump hypothesis”​
    Duda, Jan-Peter; Thiel, V.; Bauersachs, T.; Mißbach, H.; Reinhardt, M.; Schäfer, N. & Van Kranendonk, M. J. et al.​ (2018) 
    Biogeosciences15(5) pp. 1535​-1548​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​On the formation of hydrothermal vents and cold seeps in the Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California​
    Geilert, S.; Hensen, C.; Schmidt, M.; Liebetrau, V.; Scholz, F.; Doll, M. & Deng, L. et al.​ (2018) 
    Biogeosciences15(18) pp. 5715​-5731​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Marine microorganisms as amber inclusions: insights from coastal forests of New Caledonia​
    Schmidt, A. R.; Grabow, D.; Beimforde, C.; Perrichot, V.; Rikkinen, J.; Saint Martin, S. & Thiel, V. et al.​ (2018) 
    Fossil Record21(2) pp. 213​-221​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​The taphonomic fate of isorenieratene in Lower Jurassic shales-controlled by iron?​
    Reinhardt, M.; Duda, Jan-Peter; Blumenberg, M.; Ostertag-Henning, C.; Reitner, J.; Heim, C. N. & Thiel, V.​ (2018) 
    Geobiology16(3) pp. 237​-251​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​PMID ​PMC 
  • ​Assessing the diversity of lipids formed via Fischer-Tropsch-type reactions​
    Mißbach, H.; Schmidt, B. C.; Duda, Jan-Peter; Lünsdorf, N. K.; Goetz, W. & Thiel, V.​ (2018) 
    Organic Geochemistry119 pp. 110​-121​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​Tracing the fate of steroids through a hypersaline microbial mat (Kiritimati, Kiribati/Central Pacific)​
    Shen, Y.; Thiel, V.; Duda, Jan-Peter & Reitner, J.​ (2018) 
    Geobiology16(3) pp. 307​-318​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​PMID ​PMC 
  • ​Microbe-like inclusions in tree resins and implications for the fossil record of protists in amber​
    Thiel, V.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Ragazzi, E.; Seyfullah, L. J. & Schmidt, A. R.​ (2016) 
    Geobiology14(4) pp. 364​-373​.
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  • ​A Rare Glimpse of Paleoarchean Life: Geobiology of an Exceptionally Preserved Microbial Mat Facies from the 3.4 Ga Strelley Pool Formation, Western Australia​
    Duda, Jan-Peter; Van Kranendonk, M. J.; Thiel, V.; Ionescu, D.; Strauss, H.; Schaefer, N. & Reitner, J.​ (2016) 
    PLoS ONE11(1) art. e0147629​.
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  • ​Testing the preservation of biomarkers during experimental maturation of an immature kerogen​
    Schmidt, B. C.; Mißbach, H.; Duda, Jan-Peter; Luensdorf, N. K. & Thiel, V.​ (2016) 
    International Journal of Astrobiology15(3) pp. 165​-175​.
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  • ​Opening up a window into ecosystems with Ediacara-type organisms: preservation of molecular fossils in the Khatyspyt Lagerstatte (Arctic Siberia)​
    Duda, Jan-Peter; Thiel, V.; Reitner, J. & Grazhdankin, D.​ (2016) 
    Paläontologische Zeitschrift90(4) pp. 659​-671​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Diversity of Iron Oxidizing and Reducing Bacteria in Flow Reactors in the aspo Hard Rock Laboratory​
    Ionescu, D.; Heim, C.; Polerecky, L.; Ramette, A.; Haeusler, S.; Bizic-Ionescu, M. & Thiel, V. et al.​ (2015) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal32(3-4) pp. 207​-220​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Biotic and abiotic oxidation and reduction of iron at circumneutral pH are inseparable processes under natural conditions​
    Ionescu, D.; Heim, C.; Polerecky, L.; Thiel, V. & De Beer, D.​ (2015) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal32(3-4) pp. 221​-230​.
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  • ​Organic matter preservation in the carbonate matrix of a recent microbial mat - Is there a 'mat seal effect'?​
    Blumenberg, M.; Thiel, V. & Reitner, J.​ (2015) 
    Organic Geochemistry87 pp. 25​-34​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Assessing the utility of trace and rare earth elements as biosignatures in microbial iron oxyhydroxides​
    Heim, C. N.; Simon, K.; Ionescu, D.; Reimer, A.; de Beer, D.; Quéric, N. V. & Reitner, J. et al.​ (2015) 
    Frontiers in Earth Science3 art. 6​.
    ​​Details ​DOI 
  • ​An Imaging Mass Spectrometry Study on the Formation of Conditioning Films and Biofilms in the Subsurface (aspo Hard Rock Laboratory, SE Sweden)​
    Leefmann, T.; Heim, C. N.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Ionescu, D.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2015) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal32(3-4) pp. 197​-206​.
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  • ​A quantitative study of the degradation of whale bone lipids: Implications for the preservation of fatty acids in marine sediments​
    Liebenau, K.; Kiel, S.; Vardeh, D.; Treude, T. & Thiel, V.​ (2015) 
    Organic Geochemistry89-90 pp. 23​-30​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Biomarkers in the stratified water column of the Landsort Deep (Baltic Sea)​
    Berndmeyer, C.; Thiel, V.; Schmale, O.; Wasmund, N. & Blumenberg, M.​ (2014) 
    BIOGEOSCIENCES11(23) pp. 7009​-7023​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​The isotopic biosignatures of photo- vs. thiotrophic bivalves: are they preserved in fossil shells?​
    Dreier, A.; Loh, W.; Blumenberg, M.; Thiel, V.; Hause-Reitner, D. & Hoppert, M.​ (2014) 
    Geobiology12(5) pp. 406​-423​.
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  • ​Test of microwave, ultrasound and Bligh & Dyer extraction for quantitative extraction of bacteriohopanepolyols (BHPs) from marine sediments​
    Berndmeyer, C.; Thiel, V. & Blumenberg, M.​ (2014)
    Organic Geochemistry68 pp. 90​-94. ​26th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG)​, SPAIN.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Assessing Possibilities and Limitations for Biomarker Analyses on Outcrop Samples: A Case Study on Carbonates of the Shibantan Member (Ediacaran Period, Dengying Formation, South China)​
    Duda, Jan-Peter; Thiel, V.; Reitner, J. & Blumenberg, M.​ (2014) 
    Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition88(6) pp. 1696​-1704​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Geobiology of a palaeoecosystem with Ediacara-type fossils: The Shibantan Member (Dengying Formation, South China)​
    Duda, Jan-Peter; Blumenberg, M.; Thiel, V.; Simon, K.; Zhu, M. & Reitner, J.​ (2014) 
    Precambrian Research255 pp. 48​-62​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Occurrence and fate of fatty acyl biomarkers in an ancient whale bone (Oligocene, El Cien Formation, Mexico)​
    Thiel, V.; Blumenberg, M.; Kiel, S.; Leefmann, T.; Liebenau, K.; Lindgren, J. & Sjovall, P. et al.​ (2014)
    Organic Geochemistry68 pp. 71​-81. ​26th International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry (IMOG)​, SPAIN.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Chemical and ecological evolution of the Miocene Ries impact crater lake, Germany: A reinterpretation based on the Enkingen (SUBO 18) drill core​
    Arp, G.; Blumenberg, M.; Hansen, B. T.; Jung, D.; Kolepka, C.; Lenz, O. & Nolte, N. et al.​ (2013) 
    Geological Society of America Bulletin125(7-8) pp. 1125​-1145​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Characeae-derived carbonate deposits in Lake Ganau, Kurdistan Region, Iraq​
    Khanaqa, P. A.; Karim, K. H. & Thiel, V.​ (2013) 
    Facies59(4) pp. 653​-662​.
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  • ​Spectral characterization of ten cyclic lipids using time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry​
    Leefmann, T.; Heim, C.; Siljestrom, S.; Blumenberg, M.; Sjovall, P. & Thiel, V.​ (2013) 
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry27(5) pp. 565​-581​.
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  • ​Bacteriohopanepolyols in a stratified cyanobacterial mat from Kiritimati (Christmas Island, Kiribati)​
    Blumenberg, M.; Arp, G.; Reitner, J.; Schneider, D.; Daniel, R. & Thiel, V.​ (2013) 
    Organic Geochemistry55 pp. 55​-62​.
    ​​Details ​DOI ​WoS 
  • ​Biomarkers for aerobic methanotrophy in the water column of the stratified Gotland Deep (Baltic Sea)​
    Berndmeyer, C.; Thiel, V.; Schmale, O. & Blumenberg, M.​ (2013) 
    Organic Geochemistry55 pp. 103​-111​.
    ​​Details ​WoS 
  • ​Biomarkers from individual carbonate phases of an Oligocene cold-seep deposit, Washington State, USA​
    Hagemann, A.; Leefmann, T.; Peckmann, J.; Hoffmann, Veit-Enno & Thiel, V.​ (2013) 
    Lethaia46(1) pp. 7​-18​.
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  • ​Biomarker imaging of single diatom cells in a microbial mat using time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (ToF-SIMS)​
    Leefmann, T.; Heim, C.; Kryvenda, A.; Siljestrom, S.; Sjovall, P. & Thiel, V.​ (2013) 
    Organic Geochemistry57 pp. 23​-33​.
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  • ​Bacteriohopanepolyols record stratification, nitrogen fixation and other biogeochemical perturbations in Holocene sediments of the central Baltic Sea​
    Blumenberg, M.; Berndmeyer, C.; Moros, M.; Muschalla, M.; Schmale, O. & Thiel, V.​ (2013) 
    BIOGEOSCIENCES10(4) pp. 2725​-2735​.
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  • ​Post-glacial microbialite formation in coral reefs of the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian Oceans​
    Heindel, K.; Birgel, D.; Brunner, B.; Thiel, V.; Westphal, H.; Gischler, E. & Ziegenbalg, S. B. et al.​ (2012) 
    Chemical Geology304 pp. 117​-130​.
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  • ​Biomarkers Reveal Diverse Microbial Communities in Black Smoker Sulfides from Turtle Pits (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Recent) and Yaman Kasy (Russia, Silurian)​
    Blumenberg, M.; Seifert, R.; Buschmann, B.; Kiel, S. & Thiel, V.​ (2012) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal29(1) pp. 66​-75​.
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  • ​Miocene methane-derived carbonates from southwestern Washington, USA and a model for silicification at seeps​
    Kuechler, R. R.; Birgel, D.; Kiel, S.; Freiwald, A.; Goedert, J. L.; Thiel, V. & Peckmann, J.​ (2012) 
    Lethaia45(2) pp. 259​-273​.
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  • ​Aerobic methanotrophy within the pelagic redox-zone of the Gotland Deep (central Baltic Sea)​
    Schmale, O.; Blumenberg, M.; Kiesslich, K.; Jakobs, G.; Berndmeyer, C.; Labrenz, M. & Thiel, V. et al.​ (2012) 
    BIOGEOSCIENCES9(12) pp. 4969​-4977​.
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  • ​The fingerprint of chemosymbiosis: origin and preservation of isotopic biosignatures in the nonseep bivalve Loripes lacteus compared with Venerupis aurea​
    Dreier, A.; Stannek, L.; Blumenberg, M.; Taviani, M.; Sigovini, M.; Wrede, C. & Thiel, V. et al.​ (2012) 
    FEMS Microbiology Ecology81(2) pp. 480​-493​.
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  • ​Astrobiological Lessons from the Ancient Iron-Oxidizing Genus Gallionella​
    Meola, M.; Lee, N. M.; Heim, C. N.; Queric, N.-V.; Braissant, O.; Ionescu, D. & de Beer, D. et al.​ (2012)
    Paleontological Journal46(9) pp. 1071​-1072. 
    New york​: Maik Nauka/interperiodica/springer.​
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  • ​Novel findings on hopanoid occurrences among sulfate reducing bacteria: Is there a direct link to nitrogen fixation?​
    Blumenberg, M.; Hoppert, M.; Krueger, M.; Dreier, A. & Thiel, V.​ (2012) 
    Organic Geochemistry49 pp. 1​-5​.
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  • ​Ancient microbial activity recorded in fracture fillings from granitic rocks (Aspo Hard Rock Laboratory, Sweden)​
    Heim, C. N.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Toporski, J.; Dieing, T.; Simon, K. & Hansen, B. T. et al.​ (2012) 
    Geobiology10(4) pp. 280​-297​.
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  • ​Biomarkers of black shales formed by microbial mats, Late Mesoproterozoic (1.1 Ga) Taoudeni Basin, Mauritania​
    Blumenberg, M.; Thiel, V.; Riegel, W. L.; Kah, L. C. & Reitner, J.​ (2012) 
    Precambrian Research196 pp. 113​-127​.
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  • ​Molecular preservation of the pigment melanin in fossil melanosomes​
    Lindgren, J.; Uvdal, P.; Sjovall, P.; Nilsson, D. E.; Engdahl, A.; Schultz, B. P. & Thiel, V.​ (2012) 
    Nature Communications3 art. 824​.
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  • ​Biodeterioration (of Stone)​ ​
    Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (Eds.) (2011)
    Springer.​
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  • ​Trace Element and Biomarker Signatures in Iron-Precipitating Microbial Mats from the Tunnel of Äspö (Sweden)​
    Kurz, J.; Simon, K.; Heim, C. N.; Reitner, J.; Quéric, N. V.& Thiel, V.​ (2011)
    In:​ J. Reitner, N. V. Quéric, G. Arp​ (Eds.), Advances in Stromatolite Geobiology pp. 221​-231. 
    Berlin​: Springer.​
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  • ​Using Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry to Study Biomarkers​
    Thiel, V. & Sjovall, P.​ (2011) 
    Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences39 pp. 125​-156​.
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  • ​Implications of in situ calcification for photosynthesis in a similar to 3.3 Ga-old microbial biofilm from the Barberton greenstone belt, South Africa​
    Westall, F.; Cavalazzi, B.; Lemelle, L.; Marrocchi, Y.; Rouzaud, Jean-Noel; Simionovici, A. & Salome, M. et al.​ (2011) 
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters310(3-4) pp. 468​-479​.
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  • ​Amber​
    Ragazzi, E. & Schmidt, A. R.​ (2011)
    In: J. Reitner & V. Thiel​ (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Geobiology pp. 24​-36. 
    Dordrecht​: Springer.​
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  • ​Encyclopedia of Geobiology​ ​
    Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (Eds.) (2011)
    Dordrecht​: Springer.​
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  • ​Decoupling of bio- and geohopanoids in sediments of the Benguela Upwelling System (BUS)​
    Blumenberg, M.; Mollenhauer, G.; Zabel, M.; Reimer, A. & Thiel, V.​ (2010) 
    Organic Geochemistry41(10) pp. 1119​-1129​.
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  • ​Biosignatures of Mineralizing Microbial Mats in a Deep Biosphere Environment​
    Leefmann, T.; Heim, C. N.; Simon, K.; Quéric, N. V.; Hansen, B. T.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V. et al.​ (2010)
    Journal of Earth Science21 pp. 323​-324. ​International Conference on Geobiology​, Wuhan, PEOPLES R CHINA.
    Wuhan​: China Univ Geosciences.​
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  • ​Analysis of hopanes and steranes in single oil-bearing fluid inclusions using time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (ToF-SIMS)​
    Siljestrom, S.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Broman, C.; Thiel, V. & Hode, T.​ (2010) 
    Geobiology8(1) pp. 37​-44​.
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  • ​An evolutionary fast-track to biocalcification​
    Jackson, D. J.; Thiel, V. & Woerheide, G.​ (2010) 
    Geobiology8(3) pp. 191​-196​.
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  • ​Detection of organic biomarkers in crude oils using ToF-SIMS​
    Siljestrom, S.; Hode, T.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Toporski, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2009) 
    Organic Geochemistry40(1) pp. 135​-143​.
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  • ​Laser micropyrolysis-GC/MS of biomarkers in authigenic carbonates​
    Bauermeister, J.; Volk, H.; Fuentes, D.; Gong, S.; Leefmann, T.; Hoffmann, V.-E. & Reitner, J. et al.​ (2009)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta73(13) ​19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference​, Davos, SWITZERLAND.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​ToF-SIMS analysis of hopanes and steranes in single oil-bearing fluid inclusions​
    Siljestrom, S.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Broman, C.; Thiel, V. & Hode, T.​ (2009)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta73(13) ​19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference​, Davos, SWITZERLAND.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​The formation of giant tubular concretions triggered by anaerobic oxidation of methane as revealed by archaeal molecular fossils (Lower Eocene, Varna, Bulgaria)​
    De Boever, E.; Birgel, D.; Thiel, V.; Muchez, P.; Peckmann, J.; Dimitrov, L. & Swennen, R.​ (2009) 
    Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology280(1-2) pp. 23​-36​.
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  • ​ToF-SIMS imaging mass spectrometry of microbial systems​
    Thiel, V.; Heim, C.; Hode, T.; Lausmaa, J.; Leefmann, T.; Siljestrom, S. & Sjovall, P. et al.​ (2009)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta73(13) ​19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference​, Davos, SWITZERLAND.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Biosignatures in authigenic carbonates from Hydrate Ridge​
    Leefmann, T.; Bauermeister, J.; Kronz, A.; Liebetrau, V.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2009)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta73(13) ​19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference​, Davos, SWITZERLAND.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Traces of a fossil deep biosphere in fracture fillings of the Aspo Diorite (Sweden)​
    Heim, C.; Lausmaa, J.; Sjovall, P.; Simon, K.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2009)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta73(13) ​19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference​, Davos, SWITZERLAND.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Spectral characterisation of eight glycerolipids and their detection in natural samples using time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry​
    Heim, C.; Sjovall, P.; Lausmaa, J.; Leefmann, T. & Thiel, V.​ (2009) 
    Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry23(17) pp. 2741​-2753​.
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  • ​Methane-related microbial gypsum calcitization in stromatolites of a marine evaporative setting (Munder Formation, Upper Jurassic, Hils Syncline, north Germany)​
    Arp, G.; Ostertag-Henning, C.; Yuecekent, S.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2008) 
    Sedimentology55(5) pp. 1227​-1251​.
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  • ​Organic geochemical microanalysis by time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (ToF-SIMS)​
    Sjoevall, P.; Thiel, V.; Siljestroem, S.; Heim, C.; Hode, T. & Lausmaa, J.​ (2008)
    Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research32(3) pp. 267​-277. ​17th Annual V M Goldschmidt Conference​, Cologne, GERMANY.
    Malden​: Wiley-blackwell.​
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  • ​Miniaturized biosignature analysis reveals implications for the formation of cold seep carbonates at Hydrate Ridge (off Oregon, USA)​
    Leefmann, T.; Bauermeister, J.; Kronz, A.; Liebetrau, V.; Reitner, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2008) 
    Biogeosciences5(3) pp. 731​-738​.
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  • ​The sterols of calcareous sponges (Calcarea, Porifera)​
    Hagernann, A.; Voigt, O.; Woerheide, G. & Thiel, V.​ (2008) 
    Chemistry and Physics of Lipids156(1-2) pp. 26​-32​.
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  • ​Detection of biomarkers in oils using ToF-SIMS​
    Siljestrom, S.; Hode, T.; Lausmaa, J.; Toporski, J.; Thiel, V. & Sjovall, P.​ (2007)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta71(15) ​17th Annual V M Goldschmidt Conference​, Cologne, GERMANY.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Analysis of archaeal core ether lipids using Time of Flight-Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry (ToF-SIMS): Exploring a new prospect for the study of biomarkers in geobiology​
    Thiel, V.; Toporski, J.; Schumann, G.; Sjovall, P. & Lausmaa, J.​ (2007) 
    Geobiology5(1) pp. 75​-83​.
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  • ​Organic matter in black slate shows oxidative degradation within only a few decades​
    Fischer, C.; Karius, V. & Thiel, V.​ (2007) 
    Journal of Sedimentary Research77(5-6) pp. 355​-365​.
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  • ​Mineralized microbial mats with extreme lanthanum enrichments in the tunnel of Aspo, Sweden​
    Heim, C.; Simon, K.; Queric, N. N. & Thiel, V.​ (2007)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta71(15) ​17th Annual V M Goldschmidt Conference​, Cologne, GERMANY.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Biomarkers at the microscopic range: ToF-SIMS molecular imaging of Archaea-derived lipids in a microbial mat​
    Thiel, V.; Heim, C. N.; Arp, G.; Hahmann, U.; Sjovall, P. & Lausmaa, J.​ (2007) 
    Geobiology5(4) pp. 413​-421​.
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  • ​Lipid biomarker patterns of methane-seep microbialites from the Mesozoic convergent margin of California​
    Birgel, D.; Thiel, V.; Hinrichs, Kai-Uwe; Elvert, M.; Campbell, K. A.; Reitner, J. & Farmer, J. D. et al.​ (2006)
    Organic Geochemistry37(10) pp. 1289​-1302. ​Topical Meeting on Application of Stable Isotopes in Biogeosciences​, Vienna, AUSTRIA.
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​The fatty acids of calcareous sponges (Calcarea, Porifera)​
    Schreiber, A.; Woerheide, G. & Thiel, V.​ (2006) 
    Chemistry and Physics of Lipids143(1-2) pp. 29​-37​.
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  • ​Anaerobic and aerobic oxidation of methane at Late Cretaceous seeps in the Western Interior Seaway, USA​
    Birgel, D.; Peckmann, J.; Klautzsch, S.; Thiel, V. & Reitner, J.​ (2006) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal23(7) pp. 565​-577​.
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  • ​Concretionary methane-seep carbonates and associated microbial communities in Black Sea sediments​
    Reitner, J.; Peckmann, J.; Blumenberg, M.; Michaelis, W.; Reimer, A. & Thiel, V.​ (2005) 
    Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology227(1-3) pp. 18​-30​.
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  • ​An anaerobic world in sponges​
    Hoffmann, F.; Larsen, O.; Thiel, V.; Rapp, H. T.; Pape, T.; Michaelis, W. & Reitner, J.​ (2005) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal22(1-2) pp. 1​-10​.
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  • ​Methane-derived carbonate build-ups and associated microbial communities at cold seeps on the lower Crimean shelf (Black Sea)​
    Reitner, J.; Peckmann, J.; Reimer, A.; Schumann, G. & Thiel, V.​ (2005) 
    Facies51(1-4) pp. 66​-79​.
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  • ​Carbon cycling at ancient methane-seeps​
    Peckmann, J. & Thiel, V.​ (2004) 
    Chemical Geology205(3-4) pp. 443​-467​.
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  • ​A microbial mat of a large sulfur bacterium preserved in a miocene methane-seep limestone​
    Peckmann, J.; Thiel, V.; Reitner, J.; Taviani, M.; Aharon, P. & Michaelis, W.​ (2004) 
    Geomicrobiology Journal21(4) pp. 247​-255​.
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  • ​Unexpected occurrence of hopanoids at gas seeps in the Black Sea​
    Thiel, V.; Blumenberg, M.; Pape, T.; Seifert, R. & Michaelis, W.​ (2003) 
    Organic Geochemistry34(1) art. PII S0146-6380(02)00191-2​.
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  • ​The Late Eocene 'Whiskey Creek' methane-seep deposit (Western Washington State) - Part I: Geology, palaeontology, and molecular geobiology​
    Goedert, J. L.; Thiel, V.; Schmale, O.; Rau, W. W.; Michaelis, W. & Peckmann, J.​ (2003) 
    Facies48 pp. 223​-239​.
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  • ​Lipid biomarkers: An unconventional approach to resolve sponge interclass relationships​
    Thiel, V.; Worheide, G.; Blumenberg, M.; Pape, T. & Michaelis, W.​ (2003)
    Integrative and Comparative Biology43(6) ​Annual Meeting of the Society-for-Integrative-and-Comparative-Biology​, New Orleans, LA.
    Mclean​: Soc Integrative Comparative Biology.​
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  • ​A chemical view of the most ancient metazoa - biomarker chemotaxonomy of hexactinellid sponges (vol 89, pg 60, 2002)​
    Thiel, V.; Blumenberg, M.; Hefter, J.; Pape, T.; Pomponi, S.; Reed, J. & Reitner, J. et al.​ (2002) 
    The Science of Nature89(5) pp. 233​-234​.
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  • ​A chemical view of the most ancient metazoa - biomarker chemotaxonomy of hexactinellid sponges​
    Thiel, V.; Blumenberg, M.; Hefter, J.; Pape, T.; Pomponi, S.; Reed, J. C. & Reitner, J. et al.​ (2002) 
    The Science of Nature89(2) pp. 60​-66​.
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  • ​A comprehensive approach to the study of methane-seep deposits from the Lincoln Creek Formation, western Washington State, USA​
    Peckmann, J.; Goedert, J. L.; Thiel, V.; Michaelis, W. & Reitner, J.​ (2002) 
    Sedimentology49(4) pp. 855​-873​.
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  • ​Molecular evidence for microorganisms in recent and ancient methane-related settings​
    Michaelis, W.; Seifert, R.; Nauhaus, K.; Treude, T.; Blumenberg, M.; Knittel, K. & Gieseke, A. et al.​ (2002)
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta66(15A) 
    Oxford​: Pergamon-elsevier Science Ltd.​
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  • ​Microbial reefs in the Black Sea fueled by anaerobic oxidation of methane​
    Michaelis, W.; Seifert, R.; Nauhaus, K.; Treude, T.; Thiel, V.; Blumenberg, M. & Knittel, K. et al.​ (2002) 
    Science297(5583) pp. 1013​-1015​.
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  • ​An example for black shale development on a carbonate platform (Late Triassic, Seefeld, Austria)​
    Hopf, H.; Thiel, V. & Reitner, J.​ (2001) 
    Facies45 pp. 203​-210​.
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  • ​Molecular signals for anaerobic methane oxidation in Black Sea seep carbonates and a microbial mat​
    Thiel, V.; Peckmann, J.; Richnow, H. H.; Luth, U.; Reitner, J. & Michaelis, W.​ (2001) 
    Marine Chemistry73(2) pp. 97​-112​.
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  • ​A new straight-chain hydrocarbon biomarker associated with anaerobic methane cycling​
    Thiel, V.; Peckmann, J.; Schmale, O.; Reitner, J. & Michaelis, W.​ (2001) 
    Organic Geochemistry32(8) pp. 1019​-1023​.
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  • ​Molecular fossils from ancient methane: Related settings.​
    Thiel, V.; Peckmann, J.; Reitner, J. & Michaelis, W.​ (2001)
    ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY221 
    Washington​: Amer Chemical Soc.​
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  • ​Highly isotopically depleted isoprenoids ; molecular markers for ancient methane venting​
    Thiel, V.; Peckmann, J.; Seifert, R.; Wehrung, P.; Reitner, J. & Michaelis, W.​ (1999) 
    Geochimica et cosmochimica acta63(23/24) pp. 3959​-3966​.
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  • ​Mid-chain branched alkanoic acids from "living fossil" demosponges: a link to ancient sedimentary lipids?​
    Thiel, V.; Jenisch, A.; Wörheide, G.; Löwenberg, A.; Reitner, J. & Michaelis, W.​ (1999) 
    Organic geochemistry30(1) pp. 1​-14​.
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  • ​Cold seep deposits of Beauvoisin (Oxfordian southeastern France) and Marmorito (Miocene northern Italy) Microbially induced authigenic carbonates​
    Peckmann, J.; Thiel, V.; Michaeli, W.; Clari, P.; Gaillard, C.; Martire, L. & Reitner, J.​ (1999) 
    International journal of earth sciences88 pp. 60​-75​.
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  • ​Biofilm exopolymers control microbialite formation at thermal springs discharging into the alkaline Pyramid Lake, Nevada, USA​
    Arp, G.; Thiel, V.; Reimer, A.; Michaelis, W. & Reitner, J.​ (1999) 
    Sedimentary Geology126(1-4) pp. 159​-176​.
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  • ​Petrology of Lower Cretaceous carbonate mud mounds (Albian, N. Spain): insights into organomineralic deposits of the geological record​
    Neuweiler, F.; Gautret, P.; Thiel, V.; Lange, R.; Michaelis, W. & Reitner, J.​ (1999) 
    Sedimentology46(5) pp. 837​-859​.
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  • ​Unusual distributions of long-chain alkenones and tetrahymanol from the highly alkaline Lake Van, Turkey​
    Thiel, V.; Jenisch, A.; Landmann, G.; Reimer, A. & Michaelis, W.​ (1997) 
    Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta61(10) pp. 2053​-2064​.
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  • ​Organic matter in Great Salt Lake ooids (Utah, USA) - First approach to a formation via organic matrices​
    Reitner, J.; Arp, G.; Thiel, V.; Gautret, P.; Galling, U. & Michaelis, W.​ (1997) 
    Facies,(36) pp. 210​-219​.
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  • ​Biosedimentology of Microbial Buildups IGCP Project No. 380 Proceedings of 2nd Meeting, Göttingen/Germany 1996​
    Neuweiler, F.; Reitner, J.; Monty, C.; Feldmann, M.; Awramik, S.; Bourque, Pierre-André & Cirilli, S. et al.​ (1997) 
    Facies36(1) pp. 195​-284​.
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