• Ecological globalisation, serial depletion and the medieval trade of walrus rostra 

      Barrett, James; Boessenkool, Sanne; O'Connell, Tamsin C; Kneale, Catherine; Star, Bastiaan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The impacts of early ecological globalisation may have had profound economic and environmental consequences for human settlements and animal populations. Here, we review the extent of such historical impacts by investigating ...
    • Lake sediment multi-taxon DNA from North Greenland records early post-glacial appearance of vascular plants and accurately tracks environmental changes 

      Epp, Laura; Gussarova, Galina; Boessenkool, Sanne; Olsen, J.; Haile, J; Schrøder-Nielsen, Audun; Ludikova, A.; Hassel, Kristian; Stenøien, Hans K.; Funder, S.; Willerslev, Eske; Kjær, K.; Brochmann, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      High Arctic environments are particularly sensitive to climate changes, but retrieval of paleoecological data is challenging due to low productivity and biomass. At the same time, Arctic soils and sediments have proven ...
    • Molecular dietary analyses of western capercaillies (Tetrao urogallus) reveal a diverse diet 

      Chua, Physilia Y. S.; Lammers, Youri; Menoni, Emmanuel; Ekrem, Torbjørn; Bohmann, Kristine; Boessenkool, Sanne; Alsos, Inger Greve (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Conservation strategies centered around species habitat protection rely on species’ dietary information. One species at the focal point of conservation efforts is the herbivorous grouse, the western capercaillie (Tetrao ...
    • The preservation of ancient DNA in archaeological fish bone 

      Ferrari, Giada; Cuevas, Angelica; Gondek, Agata; Ballantyne, Rachel; Kersten, Oliver; Palsdottir, Albina Hulda; van der Jagt, Inge; Hufthammer, Anne Karin; Ystgaard, Ingrid; Wickler, Stephen; Bigelow, Gerald F; Harland, Jennifer; Nicholson, Rebecca; Orton, David; Clavel, Benoît; Boessenkool, Sanne; Barrett, James H; Star, Bastiaan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)