Dr Lukas Smik

Dr Lukas Smik


School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)



Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Weber ME, Bailey I, Hemming SR, Martos YM, Reilly BT, Ronge TA, Brachfeld S, Williams T, Raymo M & Belt ST (2022) 'Antiphased dust deposition and productivity in the Antarctic Zone over 1.5 million years' Nature Communications 13, (1) , DOI Open access
Rontani J-F, Smik L, Ha S-Y, Min J-O & Belt ST (2022) 'Biotic and abiotic degradation of suspended particulate lipids along a transect in the Chukchi Sea' Marine Chemistry 241, , DOI Open access
Kohlbach D, Schmidt K, Hop H, Wold A, Al-Habahbeh AK, Belt ST, Woll M, Graeve M, Smik L & Atkinson A (2021) 'Winter Carnivory and Diapause Counteract the Reliance on Ice Algae by Barents Sea Zooplankton' Frontiers in Marine Science 8, , DOI Open access
Rontani J-F, Amiraux R, Smik L, Wakeham SG, Paulmier A, Vaultier F, Sun-Yong H, Jun-oh M & Belt ST (2021) 'Type II photosensitized oxidation in senescent microalgal cells at different latitudes: Does low under-ice irradiance in polar regions enhance efficiency?' Science of The Total Environment 779, 0-0 , DOI Open access
Rontani J-F, Smik L, Vaultier F, Widdicombe C & Belt ST (2021) 'Seasonal monitoring of lipid degradation processes in the western English Channel links bacterial 10S-DOX enzyme activity to free fatty acid production by phytoplankton' Marine Chemistry 103928-103928 , DOI Open access
Kohlbach D, Hop H, Wold A, Schmidt K, Smik L, Belt ST, Keck Al-Habahbeh A, Woll M, Graeve M & Dabrowska AM (2021) 'Multiple Trophic Markers Trace Dietary Carbon Sources in Barents Sea Zooplankton During Late Summer' Frontiers in Marine Science 7, (0) 0-0 , DOI Open access
Andrews JT, Smik L, Belt ST, Sicre M-A & McCave IN (2020) 'Ocean surface and bottom water conditions, iceberg drift and sediment transport on the North Iceland margin during MIS 3 and MIS 2' Quaternary Science Reviews: the international multidisciplinary research and review journal 252, 106722-106722 , DOI Open access
Detlef H, Sosdian SM, Belt ST, Smik L, Lear CH, Kender S, Pearce C & Hall IR (2020) 'Late quaternary sea-ice and sedimentary redox conditions in the eastern Bering Sea – Implications for ventilation of the mid-depth North Pacific and an Atlantic-Pacific seesaw mechanism' Quaternary Science Reviews 248, 106549-106549 , DOI Open access
Rahaman W, Smik L, Köseoglu D, N L, Tarique M, Thamban M, Haywood A, Belt ST & Knies J (2020) 'Reduced Arctic sea ice extent during the mid-Pliocene Warm Period concurrent with increased Atlantic-climate regime' Earth and Planetary Science Letters 550, 116535-116535 , DOI Open access
Gao S, Smik L, Kulikovskiy M, Shkurina N, Gusev E, Pedentchouk N, Mock T & Belt ST (2020) 'A novel tri-unsaturated highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkene from the marine diatom Navicula salinicola' Organic Geochemistry 146, 104050-104050 , DOI Open access
Tesi T, Belt ST, Gariboldi K, Muschitiello F, Smik L, Finocchiaro F, Giglio F, Colizza E, Gazzurra G & Giordano P (2020) 'Resolving sea ice dynamics in the north-western Ross Sea during the last 2.6 ka: From seasonal to millennial timescales' Quaternary Science Reviews 237, 106299-106299 , DOI Open access
Rontani J, Smik L & Belt ST (2020) 'EIMS Fragmentation and detection of autoxidation products of 2,6,10,14‐tetramethyl‐7‐(3‐methylpent‐4‐enyl)‐pentadec‐5‐ene in Arctic sediments' Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry , DOI Open access
Kim J-H, Gal J-K, Jun S-Y, Smik L, Kim D, Belt ST, Park K, Shin K-H & Nam S-I (2019) 'Reconstructing spring sea ice concentration in the Chukchi Sea over recent centuries: insights into the application of the PIP25 index' Environmental Research Letters 14, (12) 125004-125004 , DOI Open access
Belt ST, Smik L, Köseoglu D, Knies J & Husum K (2019) 'A novel biomarker-based proxy for the spring phytoplankton bloom in Arctic and sub-arctic settings – HBI T25' Earth and Planetary Science Letters 523, 115703-115703 , DOI Open access
Rontani JF, Smik L, Belt ST, Vaultier F, Armbrecht L, Leventer A & Armand LK (2019) 'Abiotic degradation of highly branched isoprenoid alkenes and other lipids in the water column off East Antarctica' Marine Chemistry 210, 34-47 , DOI Open access
Rontani JF, Smik L & Belt ST (2019) 'Autoxidation of the sea ice biomarker proxy IPSO <inf>25</inf> in the near-surface oxic layers of Arctic and Antarctic sediments' Organic Geochemistry 129, 63-76 , DOI Open access
Detlef H, Belt ST, Sosdian SM, Smik L, Lear CH, Hall IR, Cabedo-Sanz P, Husum K & Kender S (2018) 'Sea ice dynamics across the Mid-Pleistocene transition in the Bering Sea' Nature Communications 9, (1) , DOI Open access
Lo L, Belt ST, Lattaud J, Friedrich T, Zeeden C, Schouten S, Smik L, Timmermann A, Cabedo-Sanz P & Huang JJ (2018) 'Precession and atmospheric CO₂ modulated variability of sea ice in the central Okhotsk Sea since 130,000 years ago' Earth and Planetary Science Letters 488, 36-45 , DOI Open access
Belt ST, Brown TA, Smik L, Assmy P & Mundy CJ (2018) 'Sterol identification in floating Arctic sea ice algal aggregates and the Antarctic sea ice diatom Berkeleya adeliensis' Organic Geochemistry , DOI Open access
Köseoglu D, Belt ST, Smik L, Yao H, Panieri G & Knies J (2017) 'Complementary biomarker-based methods for characterising Arctic sea ice conditions: A case study comparison between multivariate analysis and the PIP<inf>25</inf>index' Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 222, 406-420 , DOI Open access
Belt ST, Brown TA, Smik L, Tatarek A, Wiktor J, Stowasser G, Assmy P, Allen CS & Husum K (2017) 'Identification of C 25 highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) alkenes in diatoms of the genus Rhizosolenia in polar and sub-polar marine phytoplankton' Organic Geochemistry , DOI Open access
Smik L & Belt ST (2017) 'Distributions of the Arctic sea ice biomarker proxy IP25 and two phytoplanktonic biomarkers in surface sediments from West Svalbard' Organic Geochemistry , DOI Open access
Belt ST, Smik L, Brown TA, Kim JH, Rowland SJ, Allen CS, Gal JK, Shin KH, Lee JI & Taylor KW (2016) 'Source identification and distribution reveals the potential of the geochemical Antarctic sea ice proxy IPSO25' Nature Communications 7, (0) 0-0 Author Site , DOI Open access
Cabedo Sanz P, Smik L & Belt ST (2016) 'On the stability of various highly branched isoprenoid (HBI) lipids in stored sediments and sediment extracts' Organic Geochemistry 97, 74-77 , DOI Open access
Smik L, Belt ST, Lieser JL, Armand LK & Leventer A (2016) 'Distributions of highly branched isoprenoid alkenes and other algal lipids in surface waters from East Antarctica: Further insights for biomarker-based paleo sea-ice reconstruction' ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY 95, 71-80 Author Site , DOI Open access
Smik L, Cabedo-Sanz P & Belt ST (2016) 'Semi-quantitative estimates of paleo Arctic sea ice concentration based on source-specific highly branched isoprenoid alkenes: A further development of the PIP25 index' ORGANIC GEOCHEMISTRY 92, 63-69 Author Site , DOI Open access
Belt ST, Cabedo-Sanz P, Smik L, Navarro-Rodriguez A, Berben SMP, Knies J & Husum K (2015) 'Identification of paleo Arctic winter sea ice limits and the marginal ice zone: Optimised biomarker-based reconstructions of late Quaternary Arctic sea ice' EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCE LETTERS 431, 127-139 Author Site , DOI Open access