Using Arctic driftwood at the interface of marine and terrestrial (paleo-) environmental research, Apr 27-30, 2016

Venue  The Icelandic Forest Research Institute Mógilsá, which is located ~20km northwest of Reykjavik, Iceland (Apr 27-30, 2016) Aims - Organizing and coordinating future fieldwork  activities - Joining forces towards a cross-disciplinary driftwood review paper - Fundraising and proposal writing to improve international driftwood research - Implementing the newly generated momentum of this workshop into ... Read more

PAGES EuroMed 2k meeting at Hoeri, Germany, March 23-25, 2016

With the workshop entitled “Consolidation, finalization and publication of the EuroMed2k database”, we will mainly aim at generating several contributions for the 2016 PAGES Special Issue. In this regard, we will critically outline the reconstruction potential and merging limitation of the various high- to low-resolution, marine and terrestrial proxy ... Read more

“Binz-Project” meeting in Potsdam, 1-2 Dec 2015

Within the framework of the "Binz-Project" (DACH), all consortium were visiting GFZ and the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam (Dec 1-2, 2015). The main purpose of this second project meeting was to welcome new members and update each other on the various activities in Switzerland (ETH and WSL) as well in ... Read more

Teaching at Princeton University, October 2015

Drilling down: Trees offer clues to past climate by Leda Kopach, Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies "There are more clues to the past lurking beneath a tree's bark than just rings to count. Hunting down that evidence starts with a simple boring device, as demonstrated recently along Washington Road on ... Read more

Keynote speater at conference: “Climate variability and human impacts in Central and Eastern Europe during the last two millennia”, Gdansk, Poland, 17-19 June 2015

Keynote speaker at the International Conference “Climate variability and human impacts in Central and Eastern Europe during the last two millennia”, Gdansk, Poland: The PAGES 2k EuroMed project – beyond tree ring-based temperature reconstructions. The conference will gather paleoclimatologists and paleoecologists from different fields of research to review climate variability ... Read more
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