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Ausgewählte Publikationen seit 2010
Wiechmann I, Harbeck M, Grupe G, 2010: Yersinia pestis DNA sequences in late medieval
skeletal finds, Bavaria. Emerging Infectious Diseases 16: 1806-1807.

Hakenbeck S, McManus E, Geisler H, Grupe G, O’Connell T, 2010: Diet and mobility in early
medieval Bavaria: A study of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 143:235-249.

Grupe G, Doppler S, Vohberger M, Peters J, 2010: Fishing with the Vikings: Vertebrate food
webs and isotopic mixing models in a brackish water ecosystem at Viking Haithabu and medieval Schleswig. Bulletin de la Société Suisse d’Anthropologie 16: 23-34.

Harbeck M, Schleuder R, Schneider J, Wiechmann I, Schmahl WW, Grupe G, 2011: Research
potential and limitations of trace analyses of cremated remains. Forensic Science International 204: 191-200.

Eggers S, Parks M, Grupe G, Reinhard KJ, 2011: Paleoamerican diet, migration and
morphology in Brazil: Archaeological complexity of the earliest Americans. PLoS one 6 (9): 323962.

Bickle P, Hofmann D, Bentley RA, Hedges REM, Hamilton J, Laiginhas F, Nowell G, Pearson
DG, Grupe G, Whittle A, 2011: Roots of diversity in a Linearbandkeramik community: isotope evidence at Aiterhofen (Bavaria, Germany). Antiquity 85: 1-16.

Grupe G, von Carnap-Bornheim C, Söllner F, 2011: Stable strontium isotope mapping for
provenance studies in archaeology – different material, different signals? Bulletin de la Société Suisse d’Anthropologie 17: 67-76.

Bentley RA, Bickle P, Fibiger L, Nowell G, Dale C, Hedges R, Hamilton J, Wahl J, Francken M,
Grupe G, Lenneis E, Teschler-Nicola M, Arbogast R-M, Hofmann D, Whittle A, 2012: Community differentiation and kinship among Europe’s first farmers. PNAS 109: 9326-9330

Becker C, Grupe G, 2012: Archaeometry meets archaeozoology: Viking Haithabu and
medieval Schleswig reconsidered. Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 4: 241-262.

Grupe G, von Carnap-Bornheim C, Becker C, 2013: Rise and fall of a medieval trade centre:
Economic change from Viking Haithabu to medieval Schleswig revealed by stable isotope analysis. European Journal of Archaeology 16: 137-166.

Harbeck M, Seifert L, Hänsch S, Wagner DM, Birdsell D, Parise KL, Wiechmann I, Grupe G,
Thomas A, Keim P, Zöller L, Bramanti B, Riehm JM, Scholz HC, 2013: Yersinia pestis DNA from skeletal remains from the 6th century AD reveals insights into Justinianic Plague. PLoS Pathogens 9: 31003349.

Neuberger FM, Jopp E, Graw M, Püschel K, Grupe G, 2013: Signs of malnutrition and
starvation – reconstruction of nutritional life histories by serial isotopic analyses of hair. Forensic Science International 226: 22-32.

Lang C, Peters J, Pöllatz N, Schmidt K, Grupe G, 2013: Gazelle behaviour and human
presence at early Neolithic Göbekli Tepe, south-east Anatolia. World Archaeology 45: 410-429.

Grupe G, 2014: Application of isotopic mixing models for palaeodietary and palaeoecological
studies. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 71: 21-39.

Allentoft ME, Sikora M, Sjögren K-G,… Grupe G, et al., 2015: Population genomics in Bronze
Age Eurasia. Nature 522: 167-172.

Grupe G, 2015: Prähistorische Anthropologie – im Aufwind oder in der Krise? Mitteilungen
der Berliner Gesellschaft für Anthropologie, Ethnologie und Urgeschichte 36: 159-164.

Mauder M, Ntoutsi E, Kroeger P, Mayr C, Grupe G, Toncala A, Hoelzl S, 2016. Applying Data
Mining Methods for the Analysis of Stable Isotope Data in Bioarchaeology. IEEE e-Science, Baltimore, Maryland (in press).

Kühnisch J, Lauenstein A, Pitchika V, McGlynn GC, Staskliewicz A, Hickel R, Grupe G, 2016:
Was molar incisor hypomineralisation (MIH) present in archaeological case series?
Clinical Oral Investigations 20(9): 2387-2393.

Seifert L, Wiechmann I, Harbeck M, Thomas A, Grupe G, Projahn M, et al., 2016: Genotyping
Yersinia pestis in Historical Plague: Evidence for Long-Term Persistence of Y. pestis in Europe from the 14th to the 17th Century. PLoS ONE 11(1): e0145194.

Göhring A, Mauder M, Kröger P, Grupe G, 2016: Using Gaussian Mixture Model clustering for
multi-isotope analysis of archaeological fish bones for palaeobiodiversity studies. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 30: 1349-1360.

Sebald S, Stenzel L, Grünewald M, Grupe G, 2018. Skeletal remains of neonates from the Roman cemetery of Günzburg (Bavaria, FRG) – how long did the newborns survive? Microscopic assessment of the presence of the neonatal line in dental enamel. Anthropologie – International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution 56/1: 1-10

Grupe, G (2018). Taphonomy and fossilization. in The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology, Wenda Trevathan (ed). John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Grupe G, Klaut D, Mauder M, Kröger P, Lang A, Mayr C, Söllner F, 2018. Multi-isotope provenancing of archaeological skeletons including cremations in a reference area of the European Alps. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 32(19): 1711-1727.

Styring AK, Knipper C, Müller-Scheessel N, Grupe G, Bogaard A, 2018. The proof is in the pudding: Crop isotope analysis provides direct insights into agricultural production and consumption. Environmental Archaeology DOI: 10.1080/14614103.2018.1497832

Sebald S, Zeiler M, Grupe G, 2018. Provenance analysis of human cremations by 87Sr/86Sr isotopic ratios: migration into an Iron Age mining region in North-Rhine Westphalia. Open Journal of Archaeometry, 4(1).

Greiner M, Kocsis B, Heinig MF, Mayer K, Toncala A, Grupe G, Schmahl WW, 2018. Experimental cremation of bone: Crystallite size and lattice parameter evolution. In: Endo K, Kogure T, Nagasawa H (eds): Biomineralization. From Molecular and Nanostructural Analyses to Environmental Science. Springer, Singapore, pp 21-29.

Burkhardt A, Grupe G, 2018. Hydroxylysine deficiency, conspicuous skeletal lesions and astrange burial practice in a historical German island population. International Journal of Osteoarchaeology 28: 227-236.

Grupe G, Wahl J, 2018. Changing perceptions of archaeological human remains in Germany. In: O’Donnabhain B, Lozada MC (eds): Archaeological Human Remains. Legacies of Imperialism, Communism and Colonialism. Springer, Cham, pp 81-92.

Greiner, M, Rodríguez-Navarro A, Heinig M, Mayer K, Kocsis B, Göhring A, Toncala A, Grupe G, Schmahl, W, 2019. Bone incineration: An experimental study on mineral structure, colour and crystalline state. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 25: 507-518

Grupe G, Marx M, Schellerer P-M, Bemmann J, Brosseder , Chimiddorj Y-E, Jamiyan-Ombo G, 2019. Bioarchaeology of Bronze and Iron Age skeletal finds from a microregion in Central Mongolia. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 76: 233-243.

Lengfelder F, Grupe G, Stallauer A, Huth R, Söllner F, 2019. Modelling strontium isotopes in past biospheres – Assessment of Bioavailable 87Sr/86Sr ratios in local archaeological vertebrates based on environmental signatures. Science of the Total Environment 648: 236-252

Mauder M, Ntoutsi E, Kröger P, Mayr C, Toncala A, Hölzl S, Grupe G, 2019. Significance and limitations of stable oxygen isotope ratios in the apatite phosphate of archaeological vertebrate finds for provenance analysis in an alpine reference region. Archaeometry 61 (1): 194-210

Grupe G, Klaut D, Otto L, Mauder M, Lohrer J, Kröger P, Lang A (2020): The genesis and spread of the early Fritzens-Sanzeno culture (5th/4th cent. BCE) – Stable isotope analysis of cremated and uncremated skeletal finds. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 29: 102121.

Göhring A, Mauder M, Kröger P, Grupe G (2020): Which isotopes should we chose? Entropy-based feature ranking enables evaluation of the information content of stable isotopes in archaeofaunal material. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 34: e8692.

Mereacre V, Grupe G, Stallauer A, Huth R, Wahl J (2020): Intraindividual variability of strontium and lead stable isotopes and element concentrations in archaeological skeletons from Roman Stettfeld (ca 150-300 CE), Baden-Württemberg (Germany). Anthropologie - International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution 58 (1), 75-91.

Tschetsch L, Mussauer A, Mauder A, Lohrer J, Kröger P, Mayr C, Söllner F, Grupe G (2020): Multi-isotope fingerprints (O, Sr, Pb) in archaeological animal bone bioapatite: Similarity search and the suitability for provenance analysis in a geologically complex alpine region. Archaeometry 62 (Suppl. 1), 35-52.

Grupe G, Mauder M, Kröger P, Lohrer J, Sebald S, Zeiler M, Lang A, Söllner F (2021): Provenance analysis of cremated skeletal remains by stable isotopes. Anthropologischer Anzeiger 78 (1-2), 21-32.

Göhring A, Kröger P, Grupe G (in prep): Application of Gaussian-Mixture-Model clustering for the resolution of multi-isotope fingerprints. In: T.D. Price (ed), Isotopic Proveniencing and Mobility. The Current State of Research. Springer Series "Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology". Manuscript on invitation by the editor.


Grupe G, Christiansen K, Schröder I, Wittwer-Backofen U, 2012: Anthropologie. Ein
einführendes Lehrbuch. 2. Auflage. Springer Verlag, Berlin et al.

Grupe G, Harbeck M, McGlynn GC, 2015: Prähistorische Anthropologie. Springer, Berlin et al.

Grupe G, McGlynn GC (eds), 2016: Isotopic Landscapes in Bioarchaeology. Springer, Berlin et

Grupe G, Grigat A, McGlynn GC (eds), 2017: Across the Alps in Prehistory. Isotopic Mapping
of the Brenner Passage by Bioarchaeology. Springer, Berlin et al.