• Great Basin National Park, NV
  • Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
  • French Pyrenees
  • Chirripo National Park, Costa Rica
  • Kent Peninsula, Nunavut, Canada

Publications

Porinchu, D.F. (2017). “Global Climate Change”. In, The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Ed. D. Richardson. Wiley-Blackwell. NY. (forthcoming)

MacDonald, G.M., Moser, K.A., Bloom, A.M., Potito, A.P., Porinchu, D.F.,  Holmquist, J., Hughes, J., & Kremenetski, K. (2016). Persistent relationship between climate warming, Pacific sea surface temperatures, and California aridity over the Holocene. Nature Scientific Reports DOI:10.1038/srep33325

Wu, J., Porinchu, D. F., & Horn, S. P. (2016). A chironomid-based reconstruction of late-Holocene climate and environmental change for southern Pacific Costa Rica. The Holocene, DOI: 10.1177/0959683616652702.

Wu, J., Porinchu, D. F., Horn, S. P., & Haberyan, K. A. (2015). The modern distribution of chironomid sub-fossils (Insecta: Diptera) in Costa Rica and the development of a regional chironomid-based temperature inference model. Hydrobiologia, 742(1), 107-127.

Reinemann, S. A., Porinchu, D. F., & Mark, B. G. (2014). Regional climate change evidenced by recent shifts in chironomid community composition in subalpine and alpine lakes in the Great Basin of the United States. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 46(3), 600-615.

Reinemann, S. A., Porinchu, D. F., MacDonald, G. M., Mark, B. G., & DeGrand, J. Q. (2014). A 2000-yr reconstruction of air temperature in the Great Basin of the United States with specific reference to the Medieval Climatic Anomaly. Quaternary Research, 82(2), 309-317.

Reinemann, S. A., Porinchu, D. F., Gustin, M. S., & Mark, B. G. (2014). Historical trends of mercury and spheroidal carbonaceous particle deposition in sub-alpine lakes in the Great Basin, United States. Journal of Paleolimnology, 52(4), 405-418.

Miller, I. M., & Plummer, M. A. (2014). A high-elevation, multi-proxy biotic and environmental record of MIS 6–4 from the Ziegler Reservoir fossil site, Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA. Quaternary Research (New York), 82(INL/JOU-14-33813).

Haskett, D. R., & Porinchu, D. F. (2014). A quantitative midge-based reconstruction of mean July air temperature from a high-elevation site in central Colorado, USA, for MIS 6 and 5. Quaternary Research, 82(3), 580-591.

Anderson, R. S., Jiménez-Moreno, G., Ager, T., & Porinchu, D. F. (2014). High-elevation paleoenvironmental change during MIS 6–4 in the central Rockies of Colorado as determined from pollen analysis. Quaternary Research, 82(3), 542-552.

Self, A., Brooks, S., Birks, H., Nazarova, L., Porinchu, D., Odland, A., . . . Jones, V. (2011). The distribution and abundance of chironomids in high-latitude Eurasian lakes with respect to temperature and continentality: development and application of new chironomid-based climate-inference models in northern Russia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 30(9), 1122-1141.

Reinemann, S. A., Patrick, N. A., Baker, G., Porinchu, D., Mark, B., & Box, J. (2011). Climate change in Great Basin National Park: Lake sediment and sensor-based studies. Park Science, 28(2), 32.

Porinchu, D. F., Reinemann, S., Mark, B. G., Box, J. E., & Rolland, N. (2010). Application of a midge-based inference model for air temperature reveals evidence of late-20th century warming in sub-alpine lakes in the central Great Basin, United States. Quaternary International, 215(1), 15-26.

Rolland, N., Porinchu, D. F., & Larocque, I. (2009). The use of high-resolution gridded climate data in the development of chironomid-based inference models from remote areas. Journal of Paleolimnology, 41(2), 343-348.

Reinemann, S. A., Porinchu, D. F., Bloom, A. M., Mark, B. G., & Box, J. E. (2009). A multi-proxy paleolimnological reconstruction of Holocene climate conditions in the Great Basin, United States. Quaternary Research, 72(3), 347-358.

Porinchu, D. F., MacDonald, G. M., & Rolland, N. (2009). A 2000 year midge-based paleotemperature reconstruction from the Canadian Arctic archipelago. Journal of Paleolimnology, 41(1), 177-188.

Porinchu, D., Rolland, N., & Moser, K. (2009). Development of a chironomid-based air temperature inference model for the central Canadian Arctic. Journal of Paleolimnology, 41(2), 349-368.

MacDonald, G. M., Porinchu, D. F., Rolland, N., Kremenetsky, K. V., & Kaufman, D. S. (2009). Paleolimnological evidence of the response of the central Canadian treeline zone to radiative forcing and hemispheric patterns of temperature change over the past 2000 years. Journal of Paleolimnology, 41(1), 129-141.

Kaufman, D. S., Schneider, D. P., McKay, N. P., Ammann, C. M., Bradley, R. S., Briffa, K. R., . . . Vinther, B. M. (2009). Recent warming reverses long-term Arctic cooling. Science, 325(5945), 1236-1239.

MacDonald, G. M., Moser, K. A., Bloom, A. M., Porinchu, D. F., Potito, A. P., Wolfe, B. B., . . . Orme, A. J. (2008). Evidence of temperature depression and hydrological variations in the eastern Sierra Nevada during the Younger Dryas stade. Quaternary Research, 70(2), 131-140.

Porinchu, D. F., Potito, A. P., MacDonald, G. M., & Bloom, A. M. (2007). Subfossil chironomids as indicators of recent climate change in Sierra Nevada, California, lakes. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 39(2), 286-296.

Porinchu, D. F., Moser, K. A., & Munroe, J. S. (2007). Development of a midge-based summer surface water temperature inference model for the Great Basin of the Western United States. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 39(4), 566-577.

Potito, A. P., Porinchu, D. F., MacDonald, G. M., & Moser, K. A. (2006). A late Quaternary chironomid-inferred temperature record from the Sierra Nevada, California, with connections to northeast Pacific sea surface temperatures. Quaternary Research, 66(2), 356-363.

MacDonald, G. M., Edwards, T. W., Gervais, B., Laing, T. E., Pisaric, M. F., Porinchu, D. F., . . . Wolfe, B. B. (2004). Paleolimnological research from northern Russian Eurasia Long-term Environmental Change in Arctic and Antarctic Lakes (pp. 349-380): Springer Netherlands.

Kaufmann, D., Ager, T., Anderson, N., Anderson, P., Andrews, J., Bartlein, P., . . . Duvall, M. (2004). Holocene thermal maximum in the western Arctic (0-180ºW). Quaternary Science Reviews, 23, 529-560.

Porinchu, D. F., MacDonald, G. M., Bloom, A. M., & Moser, K. A. (2003). Late Pleistocene and early Holocene climate and limnological changes in the Sierra Nevada, California, USA inferred from midges (Insecta: Diptera: Chironomidae). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 198(3), 403-422.

Porinchu, D. F., & MacDonald, G. M. (2003). The use and application of freshwater midges (Chironomidae: Insecta: Diptera) in geographical research. Progress in Physical Geography, 27(3), 378-422.

Bloom, A. M., Moser, K. A., Porinchu, D. F., & MacDonald, G. M. (2003). Diatom-inference models for surface-water temperature and salinity developed from a 57-lake calibration set from the Sierra Nevada, California, USA. Journal of Paleolimnology, 29(2), 235-255.

Porinchu, D. F., MacDonald, G. M., Bloom, A. M., & Moser, K. A. (2002). The modern distribution of chironomid sub-fossils (Insecta: Diptera) in the Sierra Nevada, California: potential for paleoclimatic reconstructions. Journal of Paleolimnology, 28(3), 355-375.

Porinchu, D. F., & Cwynar, L. C. (2002). Late-Quaternary history of midge communities and climate from a tundra site near the lower Lena River, Northeast Siberia. Journal of Paleolimnology, 27(1), 59-69.

Porinchu, D. F., & Cwynar, L. C. (2000). The distribution of freshwater Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) across treeline near the lower Lena River, northeast Siberia, Russia. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 429-437.