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Lüning, S., F. Vahrenholt (in press): Holocene climate development of North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula. Chapter in book ‘Geology of the Arab World: an overview’, Springer.

Lüning, S., F. Vahrenholt (2017): Paleoclimatological context and reference level of the 2°C and 1.5°C Paris Agreement long-term temperature limits. Frontiers in Earth Science, 12 December 2017, doi: 10.3389/feart.2017.00104.

Lüning, S., M. Gałka, F. Vahrenholt (2017): Warming and cooling: The Medieval Climate Anomaly in Africa and Arabia. Paleoceanography, doi: 10.1002/2017PA003237.

Lüning, S., F. Vahrenholt (2016): “The Sun's Role in Climate”. In: Evidence-Based Climate Science, Second Edition. Editor: Don Easterbrook; Elsevier, pp.283-306. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-804588-6.00016-1

Lüning, S., J. Kuss (2014): Petroleum Geology of Jordan. In: L. Marlow, C. Kendall and L. Yose, eds., Petroleum systems of the Tethyan region: AAPG Memoir 106, p. 217–239.

Lüning, S. (2013): Studies of the past as the key to the future? Geological and historical reconstructions provide valuable support for future trend prediction of natural disasters. Disaster Advances 6(10):1-3

Lüning, S., N. Miles, T. Pearce, E. Brooker, P. Barnard, G. Johannson, S. Schäfer (2010): Biostratigraphy, chemostratigraphy and thermal maturity of the A1-NC198 exploration well in the Kufra Basin, SE Libya. In: B. A. Vining, S. C. Pickering (eds), Petroleum Geology: From Mature Basins to New Frontiers. Proceedings of the 7th Petroleum Geology Conference, Geological Society, London, 761-770.

Abd El-Naby, A. I. M., H. Ghanem, M. Boukhary, M. H. Abd El-Aal, S. Lüning, J. Kuss (2010): Sequence-stratigraphic interpretation of structurally controlled deposition: Middle Miocene Kareem Formation, southwestern Gulf of Suez, Egypt. GeoArabia 15 (3): 129-150.

Lüning, S., S. Kolonic, M. Geiger, B. Thusu, J. S. Bell, C. Craig (2009): Infracambrian hydrocarbon source rock potential and petroleum prospectivity of NW Africa. In: J. Craig, B. Thusu, A. Whitham, A. Abutarruma (eds), Global Neoproterozoic Petroleum Systems: The Emerging Potential in North Africa. Geol. Soc. London Sp. Publ. 326, 157-180.

Ghori, K. A. R., J. Craig, B. Thusu, S. Lüning, M. Geiger (2009): Global Infracambrian petroleum systems: a review. In: J. Craig, B. Thusu, A. Whitham, A. Abutarruma (eds), Global Neoproterozoic Petroleum Systems: The Emerging Potential in North Africa. Geol. Soc. London Sp. Publ. 326, 109-136.

Loydell, D. K., A. Butcher, J. Fryda, S. Lüning, M. Fowler (2009): Lower Silurian ”hot shales” in Jordan: a new depositional model. Journal of Petroleum Geology 32 (3): 261-270.

Ghnia, S., S. Lüning, M. Martin (2008): Genetic Stratigraphy of Cambro-Ordovician strata in Al Kufrah and Murzuq Basins. In: M. J. Salem, K. M. Oun & A. S. Essed (eds), The Geology of East Libya, Vol. I, p. 311-336.

Craig, J., C. Rizzi, F. Said, B. Thusu, S. Lüning, A. I. Asbali, M. L. Keeley, J. F. Bell, M. J. Durham, M. H. Eales, S. Beswetherick, C. Hamblett (2008). In: M. J. Salem, K. M. Oun & A. S. Essed (eds), Structural Styles and Prospectivity in the Precambrian and Palaeozoic Hydrocarbon Systems of North Africa. In: The Geology of East Libya, Vol. IV, p. 51-122.

Lüning, S., Fello, N. (2008): Silurian ‘Hot Shales’ in the Murzuq and Al Kufrah Basins (S Libya): Improved predictability of source rock distribution based on gamma-ray spectrometry in surface exposures. In: M. J. Salem, K. M. Oun & A. S. Essed (eds), The Geology of East Libya, Vol. IV, p. 3-12.

Lüning, S., D. K. Loydell, P. Štorch, Y. Shahin, J. Craig (2006): Origin, sequence stratigraphy, and depositional environment of an Upper Ordovician (Hirnantian) deglacial black shale, Jordan - Discussion. Palaeo3. 230: 352-355.

Fello, N., Lüning, S., Štorch, P., Redfern, J. (2006): Identification of early Llandovery (Silurian) anoxic palaeo-depressions at the western margin of the Murzuq Basin (southwest Libya), based on gamma-ray spectrometry in surface exposures. GeoArabia 11 (3): 101-118.

Lüning, S., Loydell, D. K., Štorch, P., Shahin, Y., Craig, J., (2006): Origin, sequence stratigraphy and depositional environment of an upper Ordovician (Hirnantian) deglacial black shale, Jordan - Discussion. Palaeogeogr., Palaeoclimatol., Palaeoecol. 230: 352-355.

Lüning, S., Y. M. Shahin, D. Loydell, H. T. Al-Rabi, A. Masri, B. Tarawneh, S. Kolonic (2005): Anatomy of a world-class source rock: Distribution and depositional model of Silurian organic-rich shales in Jordan and implications for hydrocarbon potential. AAPG Bull. 89: 1397-1427.

Marzouk, A. M., S. Lüning (2005): Calcareous nannofossil Biostratigraphy and distribution patterns in the Cenomanian-Turonian of North Africa. Grmena (Egypt), 1: 107-122.

Lüning, S. (2004): Phanerozoic of North Africa. In: R. C. Selley, L. R. M. Cocks, I. R. Plimer (eds), Encyclopedia of Geology, Academic Press. p. 12-25.

Lüning, S., F. Schulze, A. M. Marzouk, J. Kuss, A. Gharaibeh, S. Kolonic (2004): Uranium-enriched horizons refine stratigraphic framework in Cenomanian-Turonian organic-rich strata in central Jordan and northern Tunisia. Z. Dt. Geol. Ges. 155: 49-60.

Lüning, S., J. Wendt, Z. Belka, B. Kaufmann (2004): Temporal-spatial reconstruction of the early Frasnian anoxia in NW Africa: New field data from the Ahnet Basin (Algeria). Sedimentary Geology. 163: 237-256.

Lüning, S., S. Kolonic, E. M. Belhadj, Z. Belhadj, L. Cota, G. Baric, T. Wagner (2004): Integrated depositional model for the Cenomanian-Turonian organic-rich strata in North Africa. Earth-Science Reviews 64: 51-117.

Lüning, S., R. Archer, J. Craig, D. K. Loydell (2003): The Lower Silurian 'Hot Shales' and 'Double Hot Shales' in North Africa and Arabia. In: Salem, M. J., Oun, K. M., Seddiq, H. M. (eds), The Geology of Northwest Libya (Ghadamis, Jifarah, Tarabulus and Sabratah Basins), Vol. 3, 91-105, Earth Science Society of Libya, Tripoli.

Lüning, S., Adamson, K., Craig, J. (2003): Frasnian ‘Hot Shales’ in North Africa: Regional Distribution and Depositional Model. In: Arthur, T. J., Macgregor, D. S., Cameron, N. (Eds.), Petroleum Geology of Africa: New Themes and developing technologies, Geol. Soc. (London) Sp. Publ. 207: 165-184.

Lüning, S., S. Kolonic (2003): Uranium spectral gamma-ray response as a proxy for organic richness in black shales: Applicability and limitations. J. Petroleum Geology 26: 153-174.

Lüning, S., S. Kolonic, D. Loydell, J. Craig (2003): Reconstruction of the original organic richness in weathered Silurian shale outcrops (Murzuq and Kufra basins, southern Libya). GeoArabia 8: 299-308.

Seilacher, A., S. Lüning, M. A. Martin, E. Klitzsch, A. Khoja, J.Craig (2002): Ichnostratigraphic correlation of Lower Palaeozoic clastics in the Kufra Basin (SE Libya). Lethaia 35 (3): 257-262.

Craig, J., O. E. Sutcliffe, S. Lüning, D. LeHeron, R. Whittington (2002): Ice Sheets and Hot Rocks: Unravelling the glacial signature in the Late Ordovician reservoirs of North Africa. Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain Newsletter December 2002: 6-11.

Lüning, S., Craig, J., Fitches, B., Mayouf, J., Busrewil, A., El Dieb, M., Gammudi, A., Loydell, D. K. (2000d): Petroleum source and reservoir rock re-evaluation in the Kufra Basin (SE Libya, NE Chad, NW Sudan). In: M. A. Sola & D. Worsley (eds), Geological Exploration in Murzuq Basin. Elsevier, Amsterdam, 151-173.

Lüning, S., Bosence, D., Gräfe, K.-U., Luciani, V., Craig, J. (2000c): Discovery of marine Late Cretaceous carbonates and evaporites in the Kufra Basin (Libya) redefines the southern limit of the Late Cretaceous transgression. Cretaceous Research 21: 721-731.

Lüning, S., Loydell, D. K., Sutcliffe, O., Ait Salem, A., Archer, R., Zanella, E., Craig, J., Harper, D. A. T. (2000b): Silurian - lower Devonian black shales in Morocco: Where are the organically richest horizons? J. Petroleum Geology 23 (3): 293-311.

Lüning, S., Craig, J., Loydell, D. K., Storch, P., Fitches, W. R. (2000a): Lowermost Silurian ‘Hot Shales’ in North Africa and Arabia: Regional Distribution and Depositional Model. Earth Science Reviews 49: 121-200.

Kuss, J., T. Westerhold, U. Groß, J. Bauer, S. Lüning (2000): Mapping of Late Cretaceous stratigraphic sequences along a Syrian Arc uplift – Examples from the Areif el Naqa, Eastern Sinai. M.E.R.C. Ain Shams Univ., Earth Sci. Ser., 14: 171-191.

Lüning, S., Craig, J., Fitches, W. R., Gamudi, A., Mayouf, J., Busrewil, A., El Dieb, M., Loydell, D., McIlroy, D. (1999): Re-evaluation of the petroleum potential of the Kufra Basin (SE Libya, NE Chad): Does the source rock barrier fall? Marine and Petroleum Geology.

Lüning, S., Marzouk, A. M., Morsi, A. M. & Kus, J. (1998a): Sequence stratigraphy of the Upper Cretaceous of central-east Sinai, Egypt. Cretaceous Research 19: 153-196.

Lüning, S., Kuss, J., Bachmann, M., Marzouk, A. M. & Morsi, A. M. (1998b): Sedimentary response to basin inversion: Mid Cretaceous - Early Tertiary pre- to syndeformational deposition at the Areif El Naqa anticline (northern Sinai, Egypt). Facies 38: 103-136.

Lüning, S., Marzouk, A. M. & Kuss, J. (1998c): The Paleocene of Central East Sinai, Egypt: ‘Sequence stratigraphy’ in monotonous hemipelagites. Journal of Foraminiferal Research 28 (1): 19-39.

Lüning, S., Marzouk, A. M. & Kuss, J. (1998d): Latest Maastrichtian high frequency litho- and ecocycles from the hemipelagic of Eastern Sinai, Egypt. J. African Earth Sciences 27 (3/4): 373-395.

Marzouk, A. M. & Lüning, S. (1998): Comparative biostratigraphy of calcareous nannofossils and planktonic foraminifera in the Paleocene of Eastern Sinai, Egypt. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 207 (1): 77-105.

Lüning, S. (1997): Late Cretaceous - Early Tertiary sequence stratigraphy, paleoecology and geodynamics of Eastern Sinai, Egypt. PhD thesis, University of Bremen, Berichte aus dem Fachbereich Geowissenschaften der Universität Bremen 98: 218 p.

Lüning, S. (1994): Geologie des Gebietes um Ban Mae Suya (NW Thailand). Unpublished diploma thesis, University of Göttingen, 184 p.



Vahrenholt, F., Lüning, S. (2014): Zimne Słońce – Dlaczego katastrofa klimatyczna nie nadchodzi!. Wydawnictwo Aletheia (book, polish, 388 p.).

Vahrenholt, F., Lüning, S. (2013): The Neglected Sun: How the Sun Precludes Climate Catastrophe. Stacey International, London (book, 412 p.).

Vahrenholt, F., Lüning, S. (2012): Die kalte Sonne. Hoffmann & Campe, Hamburg (book, german, 448 p.).



Lüning, S., Geiger M. (2006): La Palma – Der schlummernde Feuerdrache (video, 52 min)., Bremen.

Lüning, S., Geiger, M. (2005): Natural Wonders of the Maghreb - Expedition through Morocco’s Earth History (english/german) (video, 58 min)., Bremen.

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