Peer-reviewed publications

Levy, R. H., Dunbar, G. B., Vandergoes, M., Howarth, J., Kingan, T., Pyne, A., Brotherston, G., Clarke, M., …, Lurcock, P. C., … Wilson, G. (2018). A high-resolution climate record spanning the past 17,000 years recovered from Lake Ohau, South Island, New Zealand. Scientific Drilling.   [PDF]

Di Rita, F., Lirer, F., Bonomo, S., Cascella, A., Ferraro, L., Florindo, F., Insinga, D. D., Lurcock, P. C., … Magri, D. (2018). Late Holocene forest dynamics in the Gulf of Gaeta (central Mediterranean) in relation to NAO variability and human impact. Quaternary Science Reviews, 179, 137–152.   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., & Florindo, F. (2017). Antarctic climate history and global climate changes. Oxford Handbooks Online.   [PDF]

Gennari, R., Persico, D., Turco, E., Villa, G., Iaccarino, S. M., Florindo, F., Lurcock, P. C., & Zerfass, G. de S. dos A. (2018). High-resolution integrated calcareous plankton biostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy at the Oligocene-Miocene transition in South-Western Atlantic Ocean. Geological Journal, 53(3), 1079–1101.   [PDF]

Negri, A., Florindo, F., Lurcock, P. C., Marabini, S., Morigi, C., Mastronuzzi, G., Vetrone, C., & Vai, G. B. (2016). The Fronte candidate section for the Upper Pleistocene GSSP: A short report. Alpine and Mediterranean Quaternary, 29(2), 137–142. Retrieved from   [PDF]

Margaritelli, G., Vallefuoco, M., Di Rita, F., Bellucci, L., Insinga, D. D., Petrosino, P., Bonomo, S., Cacho, I., …, Lurcock, P. C., … Lirer, F. (2016). Marine response to climate changes during the last four millennia in the central Mediterranean Sea. Global and Planetary Change, 142, 53–72.   [PDF]

Sabbatini, A., Negri, A., Bartolini, A., Morigi, C., Boudouma, O., Dinelli, E., Florindo, F., Galeazzi, R., …, Lurcock, P. C., … Rocchi, S. (2016). Selective zircon accumulation in a new benthic foraminifer, Psammophaga zirconia, sp. Nov. Geobiology, 14, 404–416.   [PDF]

Florindo, F., Gennari, R., Persico, D., Turco, E., Villa, G., Lurcock, P. C., Roberts, A. P., Winkler, A., … Pekar, S. F. (2015). New magnetobiostratigraphic chronology and paleoceanographic changes across the Oligocene-Miocene boundary at DSDP Site 516 (Rio Grande Rise, SW Atlantic). Paleoceanography, 2014PA002734.   [PDF]

Saroli, M., Moro, M., Florindo, F., Lancia, M., Lurcock, P. C., & Dinarès-Turell, J. (2015). Paleomagnetic dating of tectonically influenced Plio-Quaternary fan-system deposits from the Apennines (Italy). Annals of Geophysics, 58(0).   [PDF]

Negri, A., Amorosi, A., Antonioli, F., Bertini, A., Florindo, F., Lurcock, P. C., Marabini, S., Mastronuzzi, G., … Vai, G. B. (2015). A potential global boundary stratotype section and point (GSSP) for the Tarentian Stage, Upper Pleistocene, from the Taranto area (Italy): Results and future perspectives. Quaternary International, 383, 145–157.   [PDF]

Hollis, C. J., Tayler, M. J. S., Andrew, B., Taylor, K. W., Lurcock, P. C., Bijl, P. K., Kulhanek, D. K., Crouch, E. M., … Phillips, A. (2014). Organic-rich sedimentation in the South Pacific Ocean associated with Late Paleocene climatic cooling. Earth-Science Reviews, 134(0), 81–97.   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., & Wilson, G. S. (2013). The palaeomagnetism of glauconitic sediments. Global and Planetary Change, 110, Part C, 278–288.   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., & Wilson, G. S. (2012). PuffinPlot: A versatile, user-friendly program for paleomagnetic analysis. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 13, Q06Z45.   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., Vlugter, P., & Knott, A. (2004). A framework for utterance disambiguation in dialogue. In A. Asudeh, C. Paris, & S. Wan (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2004 Australasian Language Technology Workshop (pp. 101–108). Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University. Retrieved from   [PDF]


Lurcock, P. C. (2012). Palaeomagnetism of Palaeogene strata from southern Zealandia: Implications for ice in the greenhouse (Doctoral thesis). University of Otago, New Zealand. Retrieved from   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C. (2004). Techniques for utterance disambiguation in a human-computer dialogue system (Master’s thesis). University of Otago, New Zealand. Retrieved from

Technical notes and miscellaneous publications

Lurcock, P. (2018). Notes on producing Day plots from MicroMag VSM data. Technical note.

Lurcock, P. (2018). Pont-us/c5-pmag-paper-data: Raw data, results, and code. Zenodo.

Selected conference presentations

Lurcock, P. C., Nelson, F., Wilson, G., Florindo, F., & Vandergoes, M. (2017). First palaeomagnetic results from Lake Ohau, New Zealand. In EGU General Assembly. Retrieved from   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., & Channell, J. (2016). Automated curve matching techniques for reproducible, high-resolution palaeomagnetic dating. In EGU General Assembly. Retrieved from   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., Florindo, F., Negri, A., Marabini, S., Mastronuzzi, G., Morigi, C., & Vai, G. (2015). A high-resolution Upper Pleistocene palaeomagnetic record from the Fronte Section at Taranto, Italy. In AGU Fall Meeting.

Lurcock, P. C., & Florindo, F. (2015). Reproducible research in palaeomagnetism. In EGU General Assembly.   [PDF]

Lurcock, P. C., & Florindo, F. (2014). A new stability test for high-resolution palaeomagnetic data. In EGU General Assembly.

Lurcock, P. C., & Florindo, F. (2013). A Holocene enviromagnetic record from the Eastern Tyrrhenian Sea. In AGU Fall Meeting.

Pekar, S. F., Florindo, F., Lurcock, P. C., & Hauptvogel, D. (2013). Orbitally-based climate evolution in Antarctica between 17.8 and 16.0 Ma: ANDRILL Site AND-2A, Southern McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. In International Conference on Paleoceanography 11. Sitges, Spain.

Lurcock, P. C., & Florindo, F. (2013). Paleomagnetismo e magnetismo delle rocce di sedimenti tardo olocenici del Mar Tirreno orientale. In Riassunti del Congresso AIQUA 2013: L’ambiente marino costiero del Mediterraneo oggi e nel recente passato geologico. INGV.

Lurcock, P. C., Channell, J. E. T., & Lee, D. (2012). Correlation and stacking of relative paleointensity and oxygen isotope data. In AGU Fall Meeting.

Lurcock, P. C., & Wilson, G. S. (2012). The palaeomagnetism of glauconitic sediments. In EGU General Assembly 2012.

Lurcock, P. C., & Wilson, G. S. (2011). Palaeomagnetism of Palaeogene sediments from south-eastern Zealandia: Implications for early Antarctic glaciation. In N. J. Litchfield & K. Clark (Eds.), Geosciences 2011 Conference, Nelson, New Zealand (p. 168). Wellington, New Zealand: GSNZ.

Lurcock, P. C., & Wilson, G. S. (2009). A palaeomagnetic study of the Fairfield Quarry section. In D. Barrell & A. Tulloch (Eds.), Geological Society of New Zealand & New Zealand Geophysical Society Joint Annual Conference, Oamaru, 23–27 November 2009 (p. 128). Wellington, New Zealand: GSNZ.

Wilson, G. S., Crampton, J. S., Lurcock, P. C., & Schiøler, P. (2009). A Paleogene succession from Campbell Island, SW Pacific (64°S). In P. Strong, E. Crouch, & C. Hollis (Eds.), Climatic and Biotic Events of the Paleogene: 12–15 January 2009, Wellington, New Zealand (p. 136). Lower Hutt, New Zealand: Institute of Geological; Nuclear Sciences.   [PDF]