Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate Group

Palaeo Critique Seminar Programme: Autumn 2010 - Spring 2011

The 'Palaeo Critique' seminar series provides an opportunity for the review and discussion of current research papers in palaeoceanography and palaeoclimatology. Furthermore, informal seminars on current research topics involving staff and postgraduate students within the NOCS are also welcome.

Seminars are held in Room 074/02 on Wednesdays at 10:30-11:30am, once every two weeks. If you would like to give a presentation, please contact either of the seminar conveners Adam Charles or Joe Stewart.


22 October 2010 Time: 10.00am
Speaker: Joe Stewart
Title: 'Testing the palaeoceanographic utility of Dentoglobigerina venezuelana in Oligocene-Miocene age sediments from Ceara Rise'

16 November 2010
Guest Speaker: Dr. Fabrizio Frontalini, University of Urbino
Title: 'High resolution magneto-, bio-, chrono, and stable isotope stratigraphy of the Paleocene-Early Eocene hyperthermal events: New insight from the Contessa Sections (Gubbio, Italy)'

24 November 2010
Speaker: Luigi Jovane
Title: 'Integrated magnetobiostratigraphy, paleoclimatic and paleoceanographic inferences of the middle Eocene-Oligocene interval from the Monte Cagnero Section, central Italy'

1 December 2010
Guest Speaker: Dr. Eleanor John, Open University
Title: 'Changes in continental weathering processes over the last 35 Ma: preliminary Li/Ca, delta 7Li and epsilon Nd data from the Ceara Rise, western equatorial Atlantic'

8 December 2010 Time: 10.00am-11.00am
Speaker: Diederik Liebrand
Title: 'Dynamics of ca.100-kyr glacial cycles during the early Miocene'

Previous Palaeoceanography Seminar Series



Summer 2008

Spring 2008

Autumn 2007

Spring 2007

Autumn 2006