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Peer reviewed Publications


  • Binnie A., S. A. Binnie, E. Partelli, T.J.Dunai, (in press) The implications of sampling approach and geomorphological processes for cosmogenic 10Be exposure dating of marine terraces. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Part B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms.
  • Bartz, M., J. Walk, S.A. Binnie, G. Stauch, F. Lehmkuhl, D. Hoffmeister, H. Bruckner (in press) Late Pleistocene alluvial fan evolution along the coastal Atacama Desert (N Chile). Global and Planetary Change.
  • Binnie, S. A., Reicherter, K. R., Victor, P. Gonzalez, G., Binnie, A., Niemann, K., Stuart, F. M., Lenting, C., Heinze, S., Freeman, S. P. H. T., Dunai, T. J. (2020): The origins and implications of paleochannels in hyperarid, tectonically active regions: The northern Atacama Desert, Chile. Global and Planetary Change, 185.
  • Mohren J., S.A.Binnie, B. Ritter, T.J. Dunai (2020) Development of a steep erosional gradient over a short distance in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert, northern Chile. Global and Planetary Change. 184.
  • Schiffer, M., A. Stolz, D. López, R. Spanier, S. Herb, C. Müller-Gatermann, S. Heinze, S.A. Binnie, J. Melchert,  N. Kivel, D. Schumann, J. Rethemeyer, T.J. Dunai, A. Dewald, (2020). Method developments for accelerator mass spectrometry at CologneAMS, 53Mn/3He burial dating and ultra-small 14CO2 samples. Global and Planetary Change. 184.


  • Binnie S. A.; T. J. Dunai; A. Dewald; S. Heinze; E. Voronina; A. Hein; H. Wittmann; F. von Blanckenburg; R. Hetzel; M. Christl; M. Schaller; L. Léanni; ASTER Team; K. Hippe; C. Vockenhuber; S. Ivy-Ochs; C. Maden; R-H. Fülöp,k; D. Fink; K. M. Wilcken; T. Fujioka; D. Fabel; S.P.H.T. Freeman; S. Xu; L. K. Fifield; N. Akçar; C. Spiegel. (2019) Preliminary results of CoQtz-N: A quartz reference material for terrestrial in-situ cosmogenic 10Be and 26Al measurements. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Part B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. 456, Pages 203-212.
  • Binnie S. A.; K. Nishiizumi; K. Welten; M. W. Caffee; D. Hoffmeister (2019) Lunar surface processes inferred from cosmogenic radionuclides in Apollo 16 double drive core 68002/68001. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 244, Pages 336 - 351.
  • Fenton, C. R., S. Niedermann, T. J. Dunai, S. A. Binnie (2019): The SPICE project: Production rates of cosmogenic 21Ne, 10Be, and 14C in quartz from the 72 ka SP basalt flow, Arizona, USA. - Quaternary Geochronology, 54.
  • Mechernich S.; T.J. Dunai; S. A. Binnie; T. Goral; S. Heinze; A. Dewald; I. Schimmelpfennig; K.Keddadouche; G. Aumaître; D. Bourlès; S. M. Marrero; K. Wilcken; K. Simon; D. Fink; F. M. Phillips; M. W. Caffee; L.C. Gregory; R. Phillips; S.P.H.T. Freeman; R. P. Shanks; M.A. Sarıkaya; S. Pavetich; G. Rugel; S. Merchel; N. Akçar; S. Yesiyurt; S. Ivy-Ochs; C. Vockenhuber (2019) Carbonate and silicate intercomparison materials for cosmogenic 36Cl measurements. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Part B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. 455, Pages 250 - 259.
  • Marr, P., S. Winkler, S. A. Binnie, J. Loffler (2019) Be-10-based exploration of the timing of deglaciation in two selected areas of southern Norway. E&G Quaternary Science Journal. 68(2) Pages 165 - 176.
  • García J.L.; A. Maldonadob; M. E. de Porras; A. N. Delaunay;  O. Reyes; C. A. Ebensperger; S. A. Binnie; Christopher Lüthgens; C. Méndez (2019) Early deglaciation and paleolake history of the Río Cisnes Glacier, Patagonian Ice Sheet (44°S). Quaternary Research. 91(1), Pages 194 - 217.


  • Schiffer M.; R. Altenkirch; C. Müller-Gatermann; S. Herb; C. Feuerstein; G. Hackenberg; M. Marock; S. Heinze; A. Stolz; A. Dewald; S.A. Binnie (2018) The first 53Mn/55Mn isotopic ratio measurements at the Cologne FN-Tandem Accelerator. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Part B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. 437, Pages 87 - 92.
  • Ritter B., F. M. Stuart, S. A. Binnie, A. Gerdes, V. Wennrich; T. J. Dunai (2018) Neogene fluvial landscape evolution in the hyperarid core of the Atacama Desert. Scientific Reports. 8, 13952. 
  • Mechernich S., S. Schneiderwind, J. Mason, I. D Papanikolaou, G. Deligiannakis, A. Pallikarakis, S. A. Binnie, T. J. Dunai, K. Reicherter (2018) The seismic history of the Pisia fault (eastern Corinth rift, Greece) from fault plane weathering features and cosmogenic 36Cl dating. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 123, Pages 4266-4284.
  • García J.L.; A. S. Hein; S. A. Binnie; G. A. Gomez; M. A. Gonzalez, T. J. Dunai (2018) The MIS 3 maximum of the Torres del Paine and Última Esperanza ice lobes in Patagonia and the pacing of southern mountain glaciation. Quaternary Science Reviews. 185, Pages 9-25.
  • K. Grote; A. Pastoors; S. A. Binnie; J. Blumenröther; C. Hallmann; D. Hoffmeister; M. Hoppert; J. Lehmann; T. Lenssen-Erz; A. Maier; S. Siegesmund; T. Terberger; T. Uthmeier (2018) Engravings in the upper rock shelter at Abri Allerberg, Lower Saxony. In (H. Floss and A. Pastoors (eds) Palaeolithic rock and cave art in Central Europe? VML Vlg Marie Leidorf.
  • Ritter B.; S. A Binnie, F. M. Stuart, V.Wennrich, T. J. Dunai (2018) Evidence for multiple Plio-Pleistocene lake episodes in the hyperarid Atacama Desert. Quaternary Geochronology, 44, Pages 1-12


  • Cowie P. A., Phillips, R. J., Roberts, G. P., McCaffrey, K., Zijerveld, L. J. J., Gregory, L. C., Faure Walker, J.,  Wedmore, L. N. J., Dunai, T. J., Binnie, S. A., Freeman, S.P. H. T., Wilcken, K., Shanks, R P., Huismans, R. S., Papanikolaou, I., Michetti, A. M., Wilkinson, M., (2017) Orogen-scale uplift in the central Italian Apennines drives episodic behaviour of earthquake faults. Scientific Reports, 7, 44858.
  • White D. A., B. Ole, Melles M., Berg S and Binnie S. A. (2017) Was South Georgia covered by an ice cap during the Last Glacial Maximum? Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 461(1):49.


  • Hall A.M., Binnie S.A., Sugden D., Dunai T.J., Wood C., 2016, Late readvance and rapid final deglaciation of the last ice sheet in the Grampian Mountains, Scotland. Journal of Quaternary Science, Volume: 31(8) Pages: 869 - 878.
  • Binnie A., Dunai T.J. Binnie S.A., Victor P., González G. and Bolten A., 2016, Accelerated late quaternary uplift revealed by 10Be exposure dating of marine terraces, Mejillones Peninsula, northern Chile. Quaternary Geochronology. Volume 36: Pages: 12 - 27. 
  • Schildgen T.F., Robinson R.A.J., Savi, S., Phillips, W.M., Spencer J.Q.G, Bookhagen B., Scherler D., Tofelde S., Alonso R.N., Kubik P.W., Binnie S.A. and Strecker M.R., 2016, Landscape response to late Pleistocene climate change in NW Argentina: Sediment flux modulated by basin geometry and connectivity, Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface, 121(2) Pages 392-414


  • Strub E., Wiesel H., Delisle G., Binnie S.A., Liermann A., Dunai T.J., Herpers U., Dewald A., Heinze S., Christl M., Coenen H.H., 2015, Glaciation history of Queen Maud Land (Antarctica) - New exposure data from nunataks. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Part B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. Volume: 361 Pages: 599-603. 
  • Binnie S. A., Dunai T. J., Voronina E., Goral T., Heinze S., Dewald A., 2015, Separation of Be and Al for AMS using single-step column chromatography. Nuclear Instruments and Methods Part B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms. Volume: 361 Pages: 397-401. [pdf
  • Tranel, L. M., Spotila J. A., Binnie S. A., Freeman S. P. H. T., (2015). Quantifying variable erosion rates to understand the coupling of surface processes in the Teton Range, Wyoming. Geomorphology 228: 409-420.


  • Dunai T.J., Binnie S.A., Hein A., Paling S.M., 2014, The effects of a hydrogen-rich ground cover on cosmogenic thermal neutrons: implications for exposure dating. Quaternary Geochronology. Volume 22, Pages 183-191. 


  • Binnie S.A. and Summerfield M.A., 2013, Rates of Denudation. In M. Stoffel and R. A. Marston (eds) Treatise on Geomorphology: Mountain and Hillslope Geomorphology. Elsevier Press.
  • Wilcken, K.M. Freeman S.P.H.T., Schnabel C., Binnie S.A., Xu, S. Phillips, R.J., 2013, 36Cl accelerator mass spectrometry with a bespoke instrument, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, Volume 294, Pages 107-114 


  • Houmark-Nielsen M., Linge H., Fabel D., Schnabel C., Xu S., Wilcken K.M., Binnie S.A., 2012, Cosmogenic surface exposure dating the last deglaciation in Denmark: Discrepancies with independent age constraints suggest delayed periglacial landform stabilisation, Quaternary Geochronology, Volume 13, Pages 1-17
  • Cortés A., J., González G. L., Binnie S.A., Robinson R., Freeman, S.P.T.H. and Vargas G. E., 2011, Paleoseismology of the Mejillones Fault, northern Chile: Insights from cosmogenic 10Be and optically stimulated luminescence determinations, Tectonics, 31, TC2017


  • Johnson J.S., Bentley M.J., Roberts S.J., Binnie S.A., Freeman S.P.T.H., 2011, Holocene deglacial history of the northeast Antarctic Peninsula – A review and new chronological constraints, Quaternary Science Reviews, Volume 30, Issues 27–28, Pages 3791-3802 


  • Binnie, S.A., Phillips, W.M., Summerfield, M.A., Fifield, L.K., and Spotila, J.A., 2010, The controls of denudation rates in active orogens: The San Bernardino Mountains, California. Geomorphology, v.118 (3-4), p.249-261. 


  • Binnie, S.A., Phillips, W.M., Summerfield, M.A., Fifield, L.K., and Spotila, J.A., 2008, Patterns of denudation through time in the San Bernardino Mountains, California: Implications for early-stage orogenesis: Earth and Planetary Science Letters, v.276, p.62-72.
  • Binnie, S.A., Walcott, R.C., Dunai, T.J., Summerfield, M.A., 2008, New approaches to analysing landscape development: Some contributions from Edinburgh: Scottish Journal of Geography, v.124 (2-3), p.140-153. 
  • Phillips, W.M., Hall, A.M., Ballantyne, C.K., Binnie, S.A., Kubik, P.W., and Freeman, S., 2008, Extent of the last ice sheet in northern Scotland tested with cosmogenic Be-10 exposure ages: Journal of Quaternary Science, v. 23, p. 101-107.


  • Binnie, S.A., Phillips, W.M., Summerfield, M.A., and Fifield, L.K., 2007, Tectonic uplift, threshold hillslopes, and denudation rates in a developing mountain range: Geology, v. 35, p. 743-746. 
  • Ballantyne, C.K., Hall, A.M., Phillips, W.M., Binnie, S.A., and Kubik, P.W., 2007, Age and significance of former low-altitude corrie glaciers on Hoy, Orkney Islands: Scottish Journal of Geology, v. 43, p. 107-114.
  • Golledge, N.R., Fabel, D., Everest, J.D., Freeman, S., and Binnie, S.A., 2007, First cosmogenic Be-10 age constraint on the timing of Younger Dryas glaciation and ice cap thickness, western Scottish Highlands: Journal of Quaternary Science, v. 22, p. 785-791.


  • Binnie, S.A., Phillips, W.M., Summerfield, M.A., and Fifield, L.K., 2006, Sediment mixing and basin-wide cosmogenic nuclide analysis in rapidly eroding mountainous environments: Quaternary Geochronology, v. 1, p. 4-14.