Cárdenes-Sandí G.M., Shadik, C.R., Correa-Metrio, A., Gosling, W.D, Cheddadi, R., Bush, M.B. 2019. Central American climate and microrefugia: a view from the Last Interglacial. Quaternary Science Reviews, 205: 224-233

Kaniewski, D., Marriner, N. Bretschneider, J., Jans, G., Morhange, C., Cheddadi, R., Otto, T., Luce, F. & Van Campo, E. 2019. Late Bronze Age to Early Iron Age transition in the Near East: new palaeoecological data from Cyprus and Syria. Regional Environmental Change,


Palmisano, A., Woodbridge, J., Roberts, N.,.Bevan, A., Shennan, S., Fyfe, R., Cheddadi, R. Greenberg, R., Kaniewski, D., Langgut, D., Leroy, SAG, Litt, T. and Miebach, A. Holocene Landscape Dynamics and Long-term Population Trends in the southern Levant. The Holocene,


Langgut, D., Cheddadi, R., Carrión, J.S., Cavanagh, M., Colombaroli, D., Eastwood, W.J., Greenberg, R., Litt, T., Mercuri, A.M., Miebach, A., Roberts, N., Woldring, H. and Woodbridge, J. The origin and spread of olive cultivation in the Mediterranean Basin: the fossil pollen evidence. The Holocene.


Cheddadi, R., Palmisano, A., López Sáez, J.A., Nourelbait, M., Zielhofer, C., Tabel, J., Rhoujjati, A., Khater, C., Woodbridge, J., Lucarini, G., Fletcher, W. and Roberts, N. Human population changes in Morocco and their environmental imprint during the Holocene. The Holocene: 1-14. DOI:10.1177/0959683619826657


Abel-Schaad, D., Iriarte, E., López-Sáez, J.A, Pérez-Díaz, S., Sabariego Ruiz, S., Cheddadi, R. & Alba-Sánchez, F. 2018. Does moroccan atlas cedar forests head to certain extinction? palaeoecological contributions to conservation and land management. The Holocene,

Carré, M., Azzoug, M., Zaharias, P., Camara, A., Cheddadi, R., Chevalier, M., Fiorillo, D., Gaye, A.T., Janicot, S., Khodri, M., Lazar, A., Lazareth, C.E., Mignot, J., Mitma Garcia, N., Patris, N., Perrot, O. & Wade, M. 2018. Modern drought conditions in western Sahel unprecedented in the past 1600 years. Climate Dynamics,

Nolan, C., Overpeck, JT, Allen, JRM, Anderson, PM, Betancourt, JL., Binney, HA, Brewer, S, Bush, BM, Chase, BM, Cheddadi, R et al. 2018. Past and future global transformation of terrestrial ecosystems under climate change. Science. 361, 920–923


Kaniewski, D., N. Marriner, R. Cheddadi, J. Guiot and E. Van Campo. 2018. The 4.2 ka BP event in the Levant. Climate of The Past, 14: 1529-1542


Carré, M. & Cheddadi, R. 2017. Seasonality in long-term climate change. Quaternaire, 28 (2): 173-177.

Sánchez Goñi, M-F., Desprat, S., Daniau, A-L., Bassinot, F.C., Polanco-Martínez, J.M., Harrison, S.P., Allen, J.R.M, Anderson, R.S., Behling, H., Bonnefille, R., Burjachs, F., Carrión, J.S., Cheddadi, R. et al., 2017. The ACER pollen and charcoal database: a global resource to document vegetation and fire response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period. Earth System Science Data, 9: 679–695.


Cheddadi, R., Henrot, A., François, L., Boyer, F., Bush, M., Carré, M., Coissac, E., De Oliveira, P., Ficetola, F., Hambuckers, A., Huang, K., Lézine, A-M., Nourelbait, M., Rhoujjati, A., Taberlet, P., Sarmiento, F., Abel-Schaad, D., Alba-Sánchez, F. & Zheng, Z. 2017. Microrefugia, climate change, and conservation of Cedrus atlantica in the Rif Mountains, Morocco. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5, 114.


Nourelbait, M., Rhoujjati, A., Benkaddour, A. Carré, M., Eynaud, F., Martinez, P. & Cheddadi, R. 2016. Climate change and ecosystems dynamics over the last 6000 years in the Middle Atlas, Morocco. Climate of the Past, 12, 1029-1042.

Tabel, J., Khater, C., Roujjati, A., Dezileau, L., Bouimetarhan, I., Carré, M., Vidal, L., Benkaddour, A., Nourelbait, M. & Cheddadi, R. 2016. Environmental changes over the past 25,000 years in the southern Middle Atlas, Morocco. Journal of Quaternary Science. 31(2) 93–102

Cheddadi, R., Bouaissa, O., Rhoujjati, A., Dezileau, L., 2016. Environmental changes in the Moroccan western Rif mountains over the last 9,000 years. Quaternaire. 27(1): 15-25

Cheddadi, R., Araújo, M.B., Maiorano, L., Edwards, M., Guisan, A., Carré, M., Chevalier, M., Pearman, P.B. 2016. Thermal niches of three European tree species during the last millennia. Frontiers in plant Science,7, 1581: 1-13

Tarroso, P., Carrión, J., Dorado-Valiño, M., Queiroz, P., Santos, L., Valdeolmillos-Rodríguez, A., Alves, P.C., Brito, J.C. & Cheddadi, R. 2016. Spatial climate dynamics in the Iberian Peninsula since 15 000 Yr BP. Climate of the Past, 12, 1137-1149

Cheddadi, R. & Khater, C. 2016. Climate change since the last glacial period in Lebanon and the persistence of Mediterranean species. Quaternary Science Reviews, 150, 146-157


Yue, Y. Zheng, Z., Rolett, B.V, Huang, K., Ma, T., Zhu, G. & Cheddadi, R. 2015. Holocene vegetation, environment and anthropogenic influence in the Fuzhou Basin, southeast China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 99: 85-94.

Cheddadi, R., Nourelbait, M., Bouaissa, O., Tabel, J., Rhoujjati, A.,López-Sáez, J.A., Alba-Sánchez, F., Khater, C., Ballouche, A., Dezileau, L. & Lamb. 2015. History of human impact on Moroccan mountain landscapes. African Archaeological Review, 32, 2: 233-248.


Yuxin He, Cheng Zhao, Zhuo Zheng, Zhonghui Liu, Ning Wang, Jie Li, Rachid Cheddadi. 2015. Peatland evolution and associated environmental changes in central China over the past 40,000 years. Quaternary Research, 84 (2), 255-261.


Huang K., Zheng Z., Liao W., Cao L., Zheng Y., Zhu G., Zhang Z. & Cheddadi. R. 2014. Reconstructing late Holocene vegetation and fire histories in monsoonal region of southeastern China. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 393: 102–110.

Cheddadi, R., Birks, H.J.B., Tarroso, P., Liepelt, S., Gömöry, D., Dullinger, S., Meier, E.S., Hülber, K., Maiorano, L. and Laborde, H. 2014. Revisiting tree-migration rates: Abies alba (Mill.), a case study. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, 23, 2: 113-122.

Willerslev, E., Davison, J., Moora, M., Zobel, M., Coissac, M., Edwards, M., Lorenzen, E., Vestergaard, M., Gussarova, G., Haile, J., Craine, J., Bergmann, G., Gielly, L., Boessenkool, S., Epp, L., Pearman, P., Cheddadi, R. et al. 2014. Fifty thousand years of arctic vegetation and megafauna diet. Nature. 506: 47-51.

Chevalier, M., Cheddadi, R. & Chase, B.M. 2014. CREST: Climate REconstruction SofTware. Climate of the Past. 10: 2081–2098.

Awad L., Fady B., Khater C., Roig A. & Cheddadi R. 2014. Genetic Structure and Diversity of the Endangered Fir Tree of Lebanon (Abies cilicica Carr.): Implications for Conservation . PlosOne. 9 (2). 10.1371/journal.pone.0090086

Lehsten, D., Dullinger, S., Hülber, K., Schurgers, G., Cheddadi, R., Laborde, H., Lehsten, V., François, L., Dury, M. and Sykes. M. T. 2014. The role of competition in the (Holocene) continental migration of some European tree species. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23 (6): 658-668.

Nour El Bait, M., Rhoujjati, A., Eynaud, F., Benkaddour, A., Dezileau, L. Wainer, K., Goslar, T., Khater, C., Tabel, J. & Cheddadi, R. 2014. An 18,000 year pollen and sedimentary record from the cedar forests of the Middle Atlas, Morocco. Journal of Quaternary Science, 29(5): 417–426.

Zheng, Z, Wei1, J., Huang, K., Xu, Q., Lu, H., Tarasov, P., Luo, C., Beaudouin, C. Deng, Y., Pan, A., Zheng, Y., Luo, Y., Nakagawa, T. Li, C. Yang, S., Peng, S. & Cheddadi, R. 2014. East Asian pollen database: modern pollen distribution and quantitative relationship with vegetation and climate . Journal of Biogeography, 41, 1819–1832.