Research papers:

27. Knappertsbusch, M., (2016). Raw data to Knappertsbusch, M. (2007). Morphological variability of Globorotalia menardii (planktonic foraminiferan) in two DSDP cores from the Caribbean Sea and the Eastern Equatorial Pacific. File archive for download (1.48 GB). https://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.863580. Online at PANGAEA since 8 august 2016.
 
26. Knappertsbusch, M. (2016). Evolutionary prospection in the Neogene planktic foraminifer Globorotalia menardii and related forms from ODP Hole 925B (Ceara Rise, western tropical Atlantic): evidence for gradual evolution superimposed by long distance dispersal ? Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, vol. 135 (2), pp. 205-248. On-line version available under https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13358-016-0113-6
 
25. Mary, Y. and Knappertsbusch, M. (2015).Worldwide morphological variability in Mid-Pliocene menardellid globorotalids. Marine Micropaleontology, vol. 121, pp. 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2015.09.001.
 
24. Knappertsbusch, M., (2015a). MorphCol 2004-2013. A collection of Fortran 77 programs for geometric morphometry. Unpublished Technical Report. Naturhistorisches Museum Basel, Augustinergasse 2, 4001-Basel, Switzerland.
Homepage: http://micropal-basel.unibas.ch/Research/MORPHCOL/Start.html
Download as zip archive: http://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.848773. Online at PANGAEA since 20 august 2015.

23. Knappertsbusch (2015b). Raw-data to morphometric investigations about the Neogene planktonic foraminifer Globorotalia menardii and related forms from ODP Hole 154-925B (Ceara Rise, western tropical Atlantic). http://doi.pangaea.de/10.1594/PANGAEA.855898. Online at PANGAEA since 21 december 2015.

21. Mary, Y. and Knappertsbusch, M. (2013). Morphological variability of menardiform globorotalids in the Atlantic Ocean during Mid-Pliocene. Marine Micropaleontology, vol. 101, May 2013, pp. 180-193. Online since 23 December 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marmicro.2012.12.001

20. Knappertsbusch, M. and Mary, Y. (2012). Mining morphological evolution in microfossils using volume density diagrams. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol. 15, Issue 3; 7T: 209p. URL: http://palaeo-electronica.org/content/issue-3-2012-technical-articles/282-volume-density-diagrams/

19. Knappertsbusch, M. (2011). Evolution im marinen Plankton. Mitteilungen der Naturforschenden Gesellschaften beider Basel, 13:3-14.

18. Knappertsbusch, M., Binggeli, D., Herzig, A., Schmutz, L., Stapfer, S., Schneider, C., Eisenecker, J., and Widmer, L. (2009). AMOR - A new system for automated imaging of microfossils for morphometric analyses. Palaeontologia Electronica, Vol. 12, Issue 2; 2T: 20 p. URL: http://palaeo-electronica.org/2009_2/165/index.html

17. Knappertsbusch, M., (2007). Morphological variability of Globorotalia menardii (planktonic foraminiferan) in two DSDP cores from the Caribbean Sea and the Eastern Equatorial Pacific. Carnets de Géologie / Notebooks on Geology, Brest, Article 2007/04 (CG2007_A04). URL: http://paleopolis.rediris.es/cg/CG2007_A04/index.html. For raw data see Knappertsbusch (2016).

16. Knappertsbusch, M., Brown, K.R., and Rüegg, H.R. (2006). Positioning and enhanced stereographic imaging of microfossils in reflected light. Paleontologia Electronica, vol. 9, issue 2; 8A:10p, 30.1 MB. URL: http://palaeo-electronica.org/2006_2/reflect/index.html

15. Knappertsbusch, M., (2002). Stereo VR representations of microfossils in light microscopy. Paleontologia Electronica, vol. 5, issue 1. URL: http://palaeo-electronica.org/2002_1/light/issue1_02.htm

14. Knappertsbusch, M., (2001). A method of illustrating the morphological evolution of coccoliths using 3D animations applied to Calcidiscus leptoporus. Paleontologia Electronica, vol. 4, Issue 1. URL: http://palaeo-electronica.org/2001_1/k2/issue1_01.htm

13. Knappertsbusch, M., 2000. Morphologic evolution of the coccolithophorid Calcidiscus leptoporus from the Early Miocene to Recent. Journal of Paleontology, vol. 74, No.3, pp. 712-730. Supplementary data.

12. Knappertsbusch, M., Huber, B.T., Sanfilippo, A., and the DSDP/ODP MRC Curatorial Party, 1998. Micropaleontological Reference Centers. Revista Espanola de Micropaleontologia, vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 331-336.

11. Knappertsbusch, M., 1998. A simple Fortran 77 program for outline detection. Computers & Geosciences, vol. 24, No. 9, pp. 897-900. Code available at http://www.iamg.org/CGEditor/index.htm

10. Knappertsbusch, M., Cortes, M.Y., Thierstein, H.R., 1997. Morphologic variability of the coccolithophorid Calcidiscus leptoporus in the plankton, surface sediments and from the Early Pleistocene. Marine Micropaleontology, vol. 30, pp. 293-317.

9. Kreveld, van, S.A., Knappertsbusch, M., Ottens, J., Ganssen, G.M., Hinte, van, J.E., 1996. Biogenic carbonate and ice-rafted debris (Heinrich layer) accumulation in deep-Sea sediments from a Northeast Atlantic piston core. Marine Geology, vol. 131, pp. 21-46.

8. Hilbrecht, H., Knappertsbusch, M., Thierstein, M., 1995. Shielding of a scanning electron microscope against external electro-magnetic fields. Marine Micropaleontology, vol. 24, pp. 201-204.

7. Knappertsbusch, M., and Brummer, G.-J.A., 1995. A sediment trap investigation of sinking coccolithophorids in the North Atlantic. Deep-Sea Research I, vol. 42, No. 7, pp. 1083-1109.

6. Westbroek, P., Brown, C., Bleiswijk, van, J., Brownlee, C., Brummer, G.-J., Conte, M., Egge, J., Fernandez, E., Jordan, R., Knappertsbusch, M., Stefels, J., Veldhuis, M., Wal, van der, P., Young, J., 1993. A model system approach to biological climate forcing. The example Emiliania huxleyi. Global and Planetary Change, vol. 8., pp. 27-46.

5. Knappertsbusch, M., 1993. Syracosphaera noroiticus sp. nov. and S. marginaporata sp. nov., (Syracosphaeraceae, Prymnesiophyceae ), new coccolithophorids from the Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Micropaleontology, vol. 12, part 1, pp. 71-76.

4. Knappertsbusch, M., 1993. Geographic distribution of living and Holocene coccolithophores in the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Micropaleontology, vol. 21, pp. 219-247.

3. Jordan, R.W., Knappertsbusch, M.W., Simpson, W.R., Chamberlain, A.H., 1991. Turrilithus latericioides gen. et sp. nov., a new coccolithophorid from the deep photic zone. British Pycological Journal, vol. 26, pp. 175-183.

2. Knappertsbusch, M., 1990. Geographic distribution of modern coccolithophorids in the Mediterranean Sea and morphological evolution of Calcidiscus leptoporus. Dissertation ETH Zürich, 141 p.

1. Lehner, B.L., Knappertsbusch, M.W., Heer, P.H., 1987. Biostratigraphy, lithostratigraphy and sedimentology of the Maiolica Lombarda and the Scaglia Lombarda on the west side of Lake Garda (Northern Italy), Memorie di Scienze Geologiche, Universita di Padova, vol. 39, pp. 1-35.

 
 
Posters:
Knappertsbusch, M., Binggeli, D., Herzig, A., Schmutz, L., Stapfer, S., Widmer, L., Schneider, C., and Eisenecker, J. (2009). AMOR ­ A robot for automated imaging of microfossils. Poster presented at The Foraminiferal and Nannofossil Group's Joint Spring Meeting 2009 of the Micropalaeontological Society, "Integrated studies of evolution taxonomy, ecology, and geochemistry", 4-5 June 2009 in Zürich, Switzerland. Download pdf [484 KB].
 
Knappertsbusch, M. (2009). Anatomy of morphological evolution: Old data reconsidered. Poster presented at The Foraminiferal and Nannofossil Group's Joint Spring Meeting 2009 of the Micropalaeontological Society, "Integrated studies of evolution taxonomy, ecology, and geochemistry", 4-5 June 2009 in Zürich, Switzerland. Download pdf [1.1 MB].
 
 
 
Supervision of PhD theses:
Mary, Y. (2013). Morphologic, biogeographic and ontogenetic investigation of Mid-Pliocene menardellids (planktonic foraminifera). Dissertation Phil. Nat. Fakultät, Universität Basel, 173 p. Local pdf at http://micropal-basel.unibas.ch/Colls_NMB/PDFS/Mary_2013.pdf. e-Version available under http://edoc.unibas.ch/diss/DissB_10611/
 
Brown, K. (2007). Biogeographic and morphological variation in late Pleistocene to Holocene globorotalid foraminifera. Dissertation Phil. Nat. Fakultät, Universität Basel, 128 p. pdf file available at http://edoc.unibas.ch/diss/DissB_8290/

 

Co-edited books:

Kugler, H.G. (2001) Treatise on the Geology of Trinidad. Part 4 The Paleocene to Holocene Formations. Edited by Hans M. Bolli and Michael Knappertsbusch. Publication by the Natural History Museum Basel, Birkhäuser Verlag Basel. 309 p.