Paleontology and Historical Geology

Publications

2020

  • Danise, S., Price, G.D., Alberti, M. & Holland, S.M. 2020. Isotopic evidence for partial geochemical decoupling between a Jurassic epicontinental sea and the open ocean. - Gondwana Research 82: 97-107.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Mukherjee, D. & Chauhan, G. 2020. Stratigraphic architecture and palaeoenvironments in the Kachchh Rift Basin during the Jurassic. - 36th International Geological Congress, Field Trip Guide WR010: 1-143.

2019

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Andersen, N. 2019. First steps in reconstructing Early Jurassic sea water temperatures in the Andean Basin of northern Chile based on stable isotope analyses of oyster and brachiopod shells. - Journal of Palaeogeography 8: 33.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2019. Sedimentology of a prograding delta complex: The Jurassic succession of the Wagad Uplift in the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 292: 1-24.
  • Alberti, M., Arabas, A., Fürsich, F.T., Andersen, N. & Ziółkowski, P. 2019. The Middle to Upper Jurassic stable isotope record of Madagascar: Linking temperature changes with plate tectonics during the break-up of Gondwana. - Gondwana Research 73: 1-15.
  • Habermann, J.M., Alberti, M., Aldeias, V., Alemseged, Z., Archer, W., Bamford, M., Biro, D., Braun, D.R., Capelli, C., Cunha, E., da Silva, M.F., Lüdecke, T., Madiquida, H., Martinez, F.I., Mathe, J., Negash, E., Paulo, L.M., Pinto, M., Stalmans, M., Regala, F.T., Wynn, J.G., Bobe, R. & Carvalho, S. 2019. Gorongosa by the sea: First Miocene fossil sites from the Urema Rift, central Mozambique, and their coastal paleoenvironmental and paleoecological contexts. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 514: 723-738.
  • Pandey, D.K., Das, R., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Shekhawat, R.S. & Udupa, P. 2019. Phenetic classification of Kimmeridgian ammonites from the eastern Kachchh Basin, India. - Paläontologische Zeitschrift 93: 255-263.
  • Sadatzki, H., Alberti, M., Garbe-Schönberg, D., Andersen, N., Strey, P., Fortunato, H., Andersson, C. & Schäfer, P. 2019. Paired Li/Ca and δ18O peaks in bivalve shells from the Gulf of Panama mark seasonal coastal upwelling. - Chemical Geology 529: 119295.

2018

  • Alberti, M. & Reich, S. 2018. A palaeoecological review of the lower Gatun Formation (Miocene) of Panama with special emphasis on trophic relationships. - Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 98: 571-591.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Uchman, A., Alberti, M. & Pandey, D.K. 2018. Trace fossils of an amalgamated storm-bed succession from the Jurassic of the Kachchh Basin, India: The significance of time-averaging in ichnology. - Journal of Palaeogeography 7: 14-31.
  • Pandey, D.K., Swami, N.K., Sharma, J.K. & Alberti, M. 2018. Callovian ammonites from a condensed horizon in the Kuldhar Member of the northeastern Jaisalmer Basin (Rajasthan, India) and their biostratigraphic implications. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 63: 37-52.
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Sharma, J.K. & Swami, N. 2018. Recurrent hardgrounds and their significance for intra-basinal correlations: A case study of Upper Bathonian rocks from the western margin of the Indian Craton. - Journal of Palaeogeography 7: 14 (12 pages).

2017

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. First record of a xiphosuran trackway (Kouphichnium isp.) from the Jurassic of India. - Paläontologische Zeitschrift 91: 113-126.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Abdelhady, A.A. & Andersen, N. 2017. Middle to Late Jurassic equatorial seawater temperatures and latitudinal temperature gradients based on stable isotopes of brachiopods and oysters from Gebel Maghara, Egypt. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 468: 301-313.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Mukherjee, D. 2017. Overview on the Middle to Upper Jurassic sedimentary succession of Gangta Bet in the Kachchh Basin, western India, with special emphasis on its lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy, and palaeoenvironment. - Journal of the Geological Society of India 89: 259-270.
  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Sharma, J.K., Swami, N.K. & Uchman, A. 2017. Slumping in the Upper Jurassic Baisakhi Formation of the Jaisalmer Basin, western India: sign of synsedimentary tectonics? - Journal of Palaeogeography 6: 321-332.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. Behavioural variants of the trace fossil Gyrochorte. - Zitteliana 89: 13-21.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K. & Rai, J. 2017. Event beds or condensed unit? Analysis of a wood-log concentration in the Upper Jurassic of the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 466: 406-415.
  • Mukherjee, D., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K. 2017. Brachiopods from the Middle to Upper Jurassic strata of Gangta Bet in the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 62: 137-146.
  • Prasad, G.V.R., Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Thakkar, M.G. & Chauhan, G.D. 2017. Discovery of the first ichthyosaur from the Jurassic of India: implications for Gondwanan palaeobiogeography. - PLoS ONE 12(10): e0185851

2016

  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Bhaumik, S. & Ayoub-Hannaa, W. 2016. A review of the Tithonian ammonites from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 61: 141-173.
  • Rai, J., Prakash, N., Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Singh, A., Garg, S. & Swami, N. 2016. A Middle Oxfordian (Jurassic) flora from the Kachchh Basin, western India, with the earliest record of bennettitaleans from the subcontinent. - Geophytology 46: 133-146.

2015

  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K., Hethke, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Ammonites of the subfamily Mayaitinae Spath, 1928 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Geobios 48: 85-130.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Ammonites of the genera Peltoceras Waagen, 1871, Metapeltoceras Spath, 1931, and Euaspidoceras Spath, 1931 from the Upper Callovian and Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 60: 1-26.
  • Pienkowski, G., Branski, P., Pandey, D.K., Schlögl, J., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Dinosaur footprints from the Thaiat ridge and their palaeoenvironmental background, Jaisalmer Basin, Rajasthan, India. - Volumina Jurassica 13(1): 17-26.
  • Rai, J., Garg, S., Gupta, M., Singh, A., Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M. & Garg, R. 2015. Integrated biostratigraphy of the Jurassic strata of the Wagad Uplift, Kachchh, western India. - Volumina Jurassica 13(2): 55-80.
  • Ramkumar, M., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T. 2015. Chemostratigraphy of the Dhosa Oolite member (Oxfordian), Kachchh Basin, western India: Implications for completeness of the stratigraphic record and correlation with global oolite peak. - In: Chemostratigraphy - Concepts, Techniques, and Applications (Ed. M. Ramkumar), pp. 309-340. Elsevier (Amsterdam).

2014

  • Huntley, J.W., Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M., Hethke, M. & Liu, C. 2014. A complete Holocene record of trematode-bivalve infection and implications for the response of parasitism to climate change. - Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111: 18150-18155.
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M., 2014. Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Jurassic rocks of Jaisalmer - Field Guide. - Beringeria, Special Issue 9: 1-111.
  • Pandey, D.K., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M. (Eds.) 2014. 9th International Congress on the Jurassic System, Jaipur, India - Abstracts. - Beringeria, Special Issue 8: 1-213.
  • Ramkumar, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Alberti, M. 2014. Interpretation of palaeoclimate, relative sea level and scale of stratigraphic correlation through spatio-temporal variations of depositional and diagenetic environments: a case study. - In: Advances in Petroleum Engineering (Ed. S. Sinha), pp. 284-307. Studium Press (Houston).

2013

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Deciphering condensed sequences: A case study from the Oxfordian (Upper Jurassic) Dhosa Oolite member of the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Sedimentology 60: 574-598.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Seasonality in low latitudes during the Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) reconstructed via high-resolution stable isotope analysis of the oyster Actinostreon marshi (J. Sowerby, 1814) from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - International Journal of Earth Sciences 102: 1321-1336.
  • Alberti, M., Hethke, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Liu, C., 2013. Macro- versus microfauna: resolution potential of bivalves, gastropods, foraminifera, and ostracods in reconstructing the Holocene palaeoenvironmental evolution of the Pearl River delta, China. - Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 93: 327-353.
  • Alberti, M., Nützel, A., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Oxfordian (Late Jurassic) gastropods from the Kachchh Basin, western India. - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 270: 275-300.
  • Fürsich, F.T., Alberti, M. & Pandey, D.K., 2013. Stratigraphy and palaeoenvironments of the Jurassic rocks of Kachchh - Field Guide. - Beringeria, Special Issue 7: 1-174.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2013. Ammonites from the Oxfordian (Bifurcatus Zone) strata of Gangta Bet, Kachchh, western India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 58: 139-174.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Glowniak, E. & Olóriz, F., 2013. Ammonites from the Oxfordian-Kimmeridgian boundary and the Lower-Upper Kimmeridgian of Kachchh, western India. - Volumina Jurassica 11: 97-146.
  • Ramkumar, M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K., 2013. Depositional and diagenetic environments of the Dhosa Oolite member (Oxfordian), Kachchh Basin, India, based on petrographic data: Implications on the origin and occurrence of ooids and their correlation with global oolite peak. - In: On a Sustainable Future of Earth's Natural Resources (Ed. M. Ramkumar), pp. 179-229. Springer, Heidelberg.

2012

  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2012. The Oxfordian stable isotope record (δ18O, δ13C) of belemnites, brachiopods, and oysters from the Kachchh Basin (western India) and its potential for palaeoecologic, palaeoclimatic, and palaeogeographic reconstructions. - Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 344-345: 49-68.
  • Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T., Pandey, D.K. & Ramkumar, M., 2012. Stable isotope analyses of belemnites from the Kachchh Basin, western India: paleoclimatic implications for the Middle to Late Jurassic transition. - Facies 58: 261-278.
  • Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2012. Ammonites of the genus Perisphinctes Waagen, 1869 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Revue de Paléobiologie 31: 483-587.
  • Ramkumar, M., Alberti, M., Fürsich, F.T. & Pandey, D.K., 2012. Anomalous phosphorus episodes during Callovian-Oxfordian times in the Kachchh Basin, western India: Implications for palaeoclimate, productivity, and weathering. - Chemie der Erde - Geochemistry 72: 141-148.

2011

  • Alberti, M., Pandey, D.K. & Fürsich, F.T., 2011. Ammonites of the genus Peltoceratoides Spath, 1924 from the Oxfordian of Kachchh, western India. - Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 262: 1-18.

2010

  • Srivastava, D.K., Pandey, D.K., Alberti, M. & Fürsich, F.T., 2010. Record of Advenaster Hess, 1955 (Asteroidea) from the Bathonian Patcham Formation of Kala Jhar in Habo Dome, Kachchh Basin, India. - Journal of the Palaeontological Society of India 55: 65-69.