List of scientific articles from the 'VIKINGS' project (updated)

Please note that the list is not exhaustive over all publications and scientific articles in affiliation to the project.

Logo for the VIKINGS project, UiO


Bajard, M., E. Ballo, H.I. Høeg, J. Bakke, E. Støren, K. Loftsgarden, F. Iversen, W. Hagopian, A.H. Jahren, H.H. Svensen, K. Krüger, 2022. Climate adaptation of pre-Viking societies. Quaternary Science Reviews,

van Dijk, E., Jungclaus, J., Lorenz, S., Timmreck, C., and Krüger, K.. 2022: Was there a volcanic-induced long-lasting cooling over the Northern Hemisphere in the mid-6th–7th century?, Clim. Past, 18, 1601–1623,

van Dijk, E., Mørkestøl Gundersen, I., de Bode, A., Høeg, H., Loftsgarden, K., Iversen, F., Timmreck, C., Jungclaus, J., and Krüger, K.: Climate and society impacts in Scandinavia following the 536/540 CE volcanic double event, Clim. Past Discuss. [preprint],, in review, 2022.


ter Schure, A.T.M., Bajard, M., Loftsgarden, K., Høeg, H.I., Ballo, E., Bakke, J., Støren, E.W.N., Iversen, F., Kool, A., Brysting, A.K., Krüger,K., Boessenkool, S., 2021. Anthropogenic and environmental drivers of vegetation change in southeastern Norway during the Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews,

van Dijk, E., Jungclaus, J., Lorenz, S., Timmreck, C., and Krüger, K. 2021. Was there a volcanic induced long lasting cooling over the Northern Hemisphere in the mid 6th–7th century?, Clim. Past Discuss. [preprint],, in review. 

Abbott, P. M., Plunkett, G., Corona, C., Chellman, N. J., McConnell, J. R., Pilcher, J. R., Stoffel, M., and Sigl, M. 2021. Cryptotephra from the Icelandic Veiðivötn 1477 CE eruption in a Greenland ice core: confirming the dating of volcanic events in the 1450s CE and assessing the eruption's climatic impact, Clim. Past, 17, 565–585, DOI: 10.5194/cp-17-565-2021.


Steinar Solheim & Frode Iversen. 2019. The mid-6th century crises and their impacts on human activity and settlements in southeastern Norway, In Niall Brady & Claudia Theune (ed.),  SETTLEMENT CHANGE ACROSS MEDIEVAL EUROPE OLD PARADIGMS AND NEW VISTAS.  Sidestone Press.  ISBN 978-90-8890-806-4.  The mid-6thcentury crises....  s 423 - 434

Toohey, M., Krüger, K., Schmidt, H., Timmreck, C., Sigl, M., Stoffel, M., & R., Wilson, 2019. Disproportionately strong climate forcing from extratropical explosive volcanic eruptionsNature Geoscience, Vol. 12, pages 100–107. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-018-0286-2

Published May 2, 2022 8:45 PM - Last modified Aug. 1, 2022 12:37 PM