In press

  • Sürmelihindi, Gül: Palaeo-environmental condition factor on the diffusion of ancient water technologies TOPOI Water management workshop 2016.


  • Passchier, C., Sürmelihindi, G., Spötl, Ch. 2016a. A high-resolution palaeoenvironmental record from carbonate deposits in the Roman aqueduct of Patara, SW Turkey, from the time of Nero. Nature Scientific Reports 6.
  • Passchier, C., Sürmelihindi , G., Spötl , Ch., Mertz-Kraus , R., Scholz, D. Carbonate deposits from the ancient aqueduct of Béziers, France — a high-resolution palaeoenvironmental archive for the Roman Empire. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 461, 328–340.
  • Wenz, S, Scholz, D, Sürmelihindi, G, Passchier, C. W., Jochum, K. P., Andreae, M.O. 2016. 230Th/U dating of carbonate deposits from ancient aqueducts. Quaternary geochronology 32, 40-52.
  • Sürmelihindi, G., Passchier, C. W. Der Römische Aquadukt von Patara. Antike Welt 5/16, 4.


  • Passchier, C., Rigal, D., Sürmelihindi, G. 2015. Preuves du nettoyage des concretions calcaires de l’aqueduc antique de Divona-Cahors. Aquaeductus. Aquitania supplement 33, 233-241.
  • Passchier, C. W. and Sürmelihindi, G. 2015. Geochemical observations on sinter of Ephesos. In: S. Wefers, Die Mühlenkaskade von Ephesos. 120-123. RGZM.


  • Sürmelihindi, G., Passchier, C. W. A high-resolution archive for palaeoenvironmental studies: calcareous sinter in ancient aqueducts. In: I. K. Kalavrouziotis and A. N. Angelakis (eds). e-Proceedings of IWA Regional Symposium on Water, Wastewater and Environment: Traditions and Culture. Hellenic Open Univ., Patras, Hellas, 2014, pp. 1331-1341.


  • Sürmelihindi, G., Passchier, C.W., Baykan, O.N., Spötl, C. and Kessener, P. 2013. Environmental and depositional controls on laminated freshwater carbonates: an example from the Roman aqueduct of Patara, Turkey. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 386, 321-335.
  • Sürmelihindi, G., Passchier, C.W., Spötl, C., Kessener, P., Bestman, M., Jacob, D.E. and Baykan, N.O. 2013. Laminated carbonate deposits in Roman aqueducts: origin, processes and implications. Sedimentology, 60, 961-982.
  • Sürmelihindi G. and Passchier C. W., 2013c - Sinter Analysis - A Tool for the Study of Ancient Aqueducts. In: G. Wiplinger (ed.). Historische Wasserleitungen Gestern - Heute - Morgen. BABESCH Supplement 24/ÖAI Sonderschriften 49, 269-287.

Non-peer reviewed publications in archaeology

  • Passchier, C., Wiplinger, G., Güngör, T., Kessener, P. and Sürmelihindi, G., 2013. Normal fault displacement dislocating a Roman aqueduct of Ephesos, western Turkey. Terra Nova, 25, 292-297.
  • Sürmelihindi, G, Passchier, C. 2013. Sinterchronology - A Tool for the Study of Ancient Aqueducts. BABesch Supplement 24/ÖAI Sonderschriften 49, 269-287.


  • Passchier, C. W. Sürmelihindi, G. 2012. Sinter deposits in Roman aqueducts. Aouras 6, 273-290.


  • Passchier, C., Wiplinger, G., Sürmelihindi, G., Kessener, P., Güngör, T., 2011. Roman Aqueducts as Indicators of Historically Active Faults in the Mediterranean Basin, in: C. Grützner - T. Fernández Steeger - I. Papanikolaou - K. Reicherter - P.G. Silva -R. Pérez-López, A. Vött (Hrsg.) Earthquake Geology and Archaeology: Science, Society and Critical Facilities, Proceedings of 2nd INQUA-IGCP-567 International Workshop on Active Tectonics, Earthquake Geology, Archaeology and Engineering, Corinth, Greece, vol. 2, 186–189.