Publications by Michael Wagreich

Selection of Anthropocene-related books and articles


 Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Wagreich

Head, M. J., Steffen, W., Fagerlind, D., et al. (2021). The Great Acceleration is real and provides a quantitative basis for the proposed Anthropocene Series/Epoch. Episodes: Journal of International Geoscience (Nov 2021), 1-18.

Wagreich, M. (2021). Das Anthropozän: Eine interdisziplinäre Herausforderung. Mensch-Wissenschaft-Magie (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Wissenschaftsgeschichte) 36/37: 259-266.

Zalasiewicz, J., Waters, C. N., Ellis, E. C., et al. (2021). The Anthropocene: comparing its meaning in geology (chronostratigraphy) with conceptual approaches arising in other disciplines. Earth’s Future 9 (3).

Wagreich, M. (2020). Im Übergang zum Anthropozän – vom Wiener Neustädter Kanal und der I. Wiener Hochquellenleitung zur Großen Beschleunigung. In: C. Sippl, E. Rauscher and M. Scheuch, eds. Das Anthropozän lernen und lehren. Innsbruck, Wien: Studienverlag, 171-178.

Syvitski, J., Waters, C. N., Day, J. et al. (2020). Extraordinary human energy consumption and resultant geological impacts beginning around 1950 CE initiated the proposed Anthropocene Epoch. Communications Earth & Environment 1 (32): 1-13.

Wagreich, M., Williams, M., Dragantis, E., et al. (2019). Pre–Industrial Revolution Start Dates for the Anthropocene. In: J. Zalasiewicz, C. N. Waters, M. Williams and C. Summerhayes, eds. The Anthropocene as a geological time unit: A guide to the scientific evidence and current debate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 246-250.

Wagreich, M. and Dragantis, E. (2018). Early mining and smelting lead anomalies in geological archives as potential stratigraphic markers for the base of an early Anthropocene. The Anthropocene Review 5 (2): 177–201.

Waters, C. N., Zalasiewicz, J., Summerhayes, C. et al. (2018). Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point (GSSP) for the Anthropocene Series: Where and how to look for potential candidates. Earth-Science Reviews 178, 379-429.

Zalasiewicz, J., Waters, C. N., Summerhayes, C. et al. (2017). The Working Group on the Anthropocene: Summary of evidence and interim recommendations. Anthropocene 19, 55-60.

Steffen, W., Leinfelder, R., Zalasiewicz, J., et al. (2016). Stratigraphic and Earth System approaches to defining the Anthropocene. Earth's Future 4, 324-345.

Waters, C. N., Zalasiewicz, J., Summerhayes, C. et al. (2016). The Anthropocene is functionally and stratigraphically distinct from the Holocene. Science 351 (6269): aad2622.