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Palaeoclimate Seminars

2021-22 - Term 1 series

Tuesday 5 October 2021
Northern Hemisphere Glaciation, African Climate and Human Evolution
Professor Martin Trauth
University of Potsdam
Tuesday 12 October 2021 TBC
Tuesday 19 October 2021

Aquatic ecosystem response to climate, fire, and declines in rainforest
Dr Kristen Beck
University of Lincoln

Tuesday 26 October 2021 Title: TBC
Jim Marschalek
Imperial College London
Tuesday 2 November 2021 Using silicon isotopes and diatom assemblages to assess nutrient cycling in the Bering Sea during the Mid-Pleistocene Transition
Dr Savannah Worne
British Geological Survey
Tuesday 16 November 2021 New results from old sites: spatially synchronous vegetation response to Late-Glacial climate change
Dr Stefan Engels
Birkbeck, University of London
Tuesday 23 November 2021 The ups and downs of late Quaternary sea level
Dr Natasha Barlow
University of Leeds
Tuesday 30 November 2021 Paleoclimatic variability and the stability of the Laurentide ice sheet
Dr Alexander Robinson
Complutense University of Madrid
Tuesday 7 December 2021 A modern perspective on bioactive trace metals and their isotopes as palaeoproductivity proxies
Dr Susan Little
University College London
Tuesday 14 December 2021 Methane cycling during the Holocne: proxy-evidence from lakes in Alaska
Dr Maarten van Hardenbroek
Newcastle University

2020-21 - Term 2 series

Tuesday 19th January 2021
The use and misuse of ecological attributes and traits in Quaternary botany and palaeoclimatology
Professor John Birks
University of Bergen
The use and misuse of ecological attributes and traits in Quaternary botany and palaeoclimatologyProfessor John BirksUniversity of Bergen
Tuesday 26th January 2021 Humid phases on the southwestern Arabian peninsula: Climatic implications of the Quaternary tufa record over the last 250 ka in the Harrat Al Birk on the Red Sea coastal plain
Dr Abi Stone
University of Manchester
Tuesday 2nd February 2021 Atmosphere and ocean dynamics changes in the interglacial simulations Anni Zhao and Zhiyi Jiang
University College London
Tuesday 9th February 2021 Impact of an invigorated Pacific Meridional Overturning Circulation (PMOC) on glacial CO2 and climate
Dr James Rae
University of St Andrews
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 View on deep water formation and water mass provenance in the Subpolar North Atlantic during the Last Glacial Maximum
Dr Patrick Blaser
Hiedelberg University
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 Evolution of atmospheric CO2 over the Cenozoic
Professor Bärbel Hönisch
Columbia University
Tuesday 9th March 2021 Lessons from a high(ish) CO2 world: Ocean temperatures during the Pliocene ~3 million years ago
Professor Erin McClymont

Tuesday 16th March 2021 Past abrupt climate change – predictability and potential volcanic trigger
Dr Johannes Lohmann
University of Copenhagen
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 Title: TBC
Dr Celia Martin Puertas
Royal Holloway University