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PALEOCHAR: Insights into the Neanderthals and their demise from the study of microscopic and molecular charred matter in Middle Palaeolithic sediments

Publications

Evaluating different methods for calculating the Carbon Preference Index (CPI): Implications for palaeoecological and archaeological research

Author(s): Herrera-Herrera, Antonio V., Lucia Leierer, Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez, Rory Connolly, Carolina Mallol.
Published in: Organic Geochemistry, 2020, ISSN 0146-6380
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2020.104056

Fire and brief human occupations in Iberia during MIS 4: Evidence from Abric del Pastor (Alcoy, Spain).

Author(s): Mallol, Carolina; Hernández, Cristo; Mercier, Norbert; Falguères, Christophe; Carrancho, Ángel; Cabanes, Dan; Vidal-Matutano, Paloma; Connolly, Rory; Pérez, Leopoldo; Mayor, Alejandro; Ben Arous, Eslem; Galván, Bertila
Published in: Scientific Reports, 2, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-54305-9

Insights into the timing, intensity and natural setting of Neanderthal occupation from the geoarchaeological study of combustion structures: A micromorphological and biomarker investigation of El Salt, unit Xb, Alcoy, Spain

Author(s): Leierer L, Jambrina-Enríquez M, Herrera-Herrera AV, Connolly, R, Hernández CM, Galván B, Mallol C
Published in: PlosOne, 14(4), 2019, Page(s) e0214955, ISSN 1932-6203
Publisher: Public Library of Science
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0214955

Experimentally Derived Sedimentary, Molecular, and Isotopic Characteristics of Bone-Fueled Hearths

Author(s): Tammy Buonasera, Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera, Carolina Mallol
Published in: Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory, 2019, ISSN 1072-5369
Publisher: Plenum Publishers
DOI: 10.1007/s10816-019-09411-3

Characterisation of charred organic matter in micromorphological thin sections by means of Raman spectroscopy.

Author(s): Glenn Lambrecht; Caterina R. de Vera; Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez; Isabelle Crevecoeur; Jesús González-Urquijo; Talía Lazuén; Gilliane F. Monnier; Goran Pajović; Gilbert B Tostevin; Carolina Mallol
Published in: "Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, Springer, 2021, 13 (1), ⟨10.1007/s12520-020-01263-3⟩", 2, 2021, ISSN 1866-9557
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s12520-020-01263-3

Development of a QuEChERS-based method combined with gas chromatography-mass spectrometry for the analysis of alkanes in sediments

Author(s): Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera; Naima Mohamed-Rodríguez; Bárbara Socas-Rodríguez; Carolina Mallol
Published in: Microchemical Journal, 2, 2020, ISSN 0026-265X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.microc.2020.104774

It's getting hot in here – Microcontextual study of a potential pit hearth at the Middle Paleolithic site of El Salt, Spain

Author(s): Leierer, Lucia, Ángel Carrancho Alonso, Leopoldo Pérez, Ángela Herrejón Lagunilla, Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera, Rory Connolly, Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez, Cristo M. Hernández Gómez, Bertila Galván, and Carolina Mallol
Published in: Journal of Archaeological Science, 2020, ISSN 0305-4403
Publisher: Academic Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2020.105237

Autofluorescence of experimentally heated bone: Potential archaeological applications and relevance for estimating degree of burning

Author(s): Lambrecht Glenn, Mallol Carolina
Published in: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 2020, ISSN 2352-409X
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2020.102333

Micro-contextual identification of archaeological lipid biomarkers using resin-impregnated sediment slabs.

Author(s): Caterina R. de Vera; Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera; Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez; Santiago Sossa-Ríos; Jesús González-Urquijo; Talía Lazuén; Marine Vanlandeghem; Claire Alix; Gilliane F. Monnier; Goran Pajović; Gilbert B Tostevin; Carolina Mallol
Published in: Scientific Reports, 2, 2020, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-77257-x

Wax lipids in fresh and charred anatomical parts of the Celtis australis tree: Insights on paleofire interpretation

Author(s): Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez, Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera, Carolina Mallol
Published in: Organic Geochemistry, 122, 2018, Page(s) 147-160, ISSN 0146-6380
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2018.05.017

Quantification of lipid biomarkers in sedimentary contexts: Comparing different calibration methods

Author(s): Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera, Carolina Mallol
Published in: Organic Geochemistry, 125, 2018, Page(s) 152-160, ISSN 0146-6380
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2018.07.009

A multiproxy record of palaeoenvironmental conditions at the Middle Palaeolithic site of Abric del Pastor (Eastern Iberia)

Author(s): Rory Connolly; Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez; Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera; Paloma Vidal-Matutano; Ana Fagoaga; Rafael Marquina-Blasco; Maria Dolores Marin-Monfort; Francisco Javier Ruiz-Sánchez; César Laplana; Salvador Bailon; Leopoldo Pérez; Lucia Leierer; Cristo M. Hernández; Bertila Galván; Carolina Mallol
Published in: Quaternary Science Reviews, 3, 2019, ISSN 0277-3791
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.106023

n-Alkyl nitriles and compound-specific carbon isotope analysis of lipid combustion residues from Neanderthal and experimental hearths: Identifying sources of organic compounds and combustion temperatures

Author(s): Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez; Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera; Caterina R. de Vera; Lucia Leierer; Rory Connolly; Carolina Mallol
Published in: Quaternary Science Reviews, 1, 2019, ISSN 0277-3791
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105899

Investigating Hydrogen Isotope Variation during Heating of n-Alkanes under Limited Oxygen Conditions: Implications for Palaeoclimate Reconstruction in Archaeological Settings

Author(s): Rory Connolly; Margarita Jambrina-Enríquez; Antonio V. Herrera-Herrera; Carolina Mallol
Published in: Molecules, Vol 26, Iss 1830, p 1830 (2021), 2, 2021, ISSN 1420-3049
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/molecules26071830

Datasets

Dataset of the work “An experimental approach to the preservation potential of magnetic signatures in anthropogenic fires"

Author(s): Herrejón Lagunilla, Ángela; Carrancho Alonso, Ángel; Villalaín Santamaria, Juan José; Mallol, Carolina; Hernández, Cristo Manuel
Published in: Universidad de Burgos