Quaternary Webinar

LOGIN information (Same each week!)
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United States:
Wednesdays, 9-10am (East coast time)
Department of Geosciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Massachusetts
Department of Geology, University of Buffalo, SUNY
INSTAAR, University of Colorado, Boulder
Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Iceland
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bergen, Norway
Department of Geology, University of Tromso (UIT), Norway
The University of Svalbard (UNIS), Norway
IBS Center for Climate Physics, Pusan, South Korea
Lund University, Sweden
Department of Geography, Durham University, UK
Department of Geography, Southampton University, UK
Department of Geography, Manchester University, UK
Department of Geography, University College London, UK

Schedule of Speakers

September 15th: Emilie Capron, University of Grenoble, France
“The anatomy of past abrupt warmings recorded in high-resolution ice core records from Greenland”
[Capron et al., 2021]

September 22nd: Rob DeConto, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
“Paleoclimatic evidence, the Paris Climate Agreement and future sea-level rise from Antarctica”
[DeConto et al., 2021]

September 29th: David Hodell, Cambridge University, USA
“Predictive ability of orbital forcing for explaining Quaternary Ice Ages”

[Liautaud et al., 2020]

October 6th: Axel Timmerman, IBS Center for Climate Physics, Pusan, S. Korea
“Milanković effects on human habitats and evolution”
[Timmermann, 2020]

October 13th: Sandra Nogue-Bosch, Southampton University, UK
“The human dimension of biodiversity changes on islands

October 20th: Elizabeth Thomas, University of Buffalo, New York, USA
“Using water isotope proxy systematics to infer past changes in the Arctic water cycle

[Cluett et al., 2021]

October 27th: Yucheng Lin & Pippa Whitehouse, Durham University, UK
“A reconciled solution of Meltwater Pulse 1A sources using sea-level fingerprinting

[Clark et al., 2002]

Note: Daylight savings ends on October 31st in Norway & the U.K. [no change in Iceland], but on November 7th in the U.S., so the November 3rd webinar will be at 10 AM (Eastern time) in the U.S.

November 3rd: Alan Condron, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
“Timing of iceberg scours and massive ice-rafting events in the subtropical North Atlantic”
[Condron and Hill, 2021]
[Condron and Hill, 2021 Supplement]

November 10th: (Back to 9 AM) Yarrow Axford, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
“Multi-millennial Holocene temperature trends across Greenland: A review across terrestrial and marine archives

[Axford et al., 2021]
[Axford et al., 2021 references]
[Axford et al., 2021 Supplemental Table 1]

November 17th: Joe Tulenko, University of Buffalo, New York, USA
“A deglaciation chronology from the western Alaska Range in the context of glacier and climate change throughout Alaska”

November 24th: Dominik Fleitmann, University of Basel, Switzerland
“Holocene Temperature Variations recorded in stalagmites from Europe

[Affolter et al., 2019]

December 1st: Mark Bateman, Sheffield University, UK
“Impacts of the Storegga tsunami in the North sea and beyond”
[Bateman et al., 2021]

December 8th: Mark Furze, UNIS, Svalbard, Norway
“The last ice shelf of the NW Laurentide Ice Sheet: how ice sheets die”
[Hodgson, 1994]
[Stokes et al., 2005]
[Smith et al., 2019]