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Publications & Outreach

Research papers


Scientific presentations

  • Vadsaria, T.Ezat, M.M., Roche, D., Bakker, P., Dutay, J.-C., Ayache, M., Bouttes, N. (18-07-2023). Implementation of the Neodymium oceanic cycle in the iLOVECLIM Earth System Model. Poster presentation at XXI INQUA 2023, Rome, Italy.
  • El bani Altuna, N., Ezat, M.M., Smik, L., Muschitiello, F., Belt, S.T., Greaves, M., Knies, J., Rasmussen, T.L. (15-03-2023). Sea ice-ocean coupling in the Atlantic-Artic gateway during the last glacial period. Talk at Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  • Sykes, F.E., Ezat, M.M., Meilland J., Westgård, A., Chalk, T.B., Foster, G.L., Milton, A., Chierici, M. (22-02-2023). High latitude ocean hydrography and circulation during warmer-than-present time periods through the development and application of new proxy methods. Talk, ARCLIM-ARCTOS seminar, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Westgård, A.Ezat, M.M., Meilland, J., Foster, G.L., Sykes, F.E.Chalk, T.B., Milton, A., Chierici, M. (22-02-2023). Large scale culture of planktic foraminifera towards establishing a new proxy toolbox for reconstructing high latitude paleoceanography. Talk, ARCLIM-ARCTOS seminar, Tromsø, Norway.
  • El bani Altuna, N.Ezat, M.M., Rasmussen, T.L., Chalk, T.B., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Groeneveld, J., Greaves, M., Piotrowski, A. (22-02-2023). Reconstructing ocean circulation in the Nordic Seas: why do we care and how do we do it. Talk, ARCLIM-ARCTOS seminar, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Vadsaria, T., Ezat, M.M., Roche, D., Bakker, P., Dutay, J.-C., Ayache, M., Bouttes, N. (22-02-2023). Implementation of the Neodymium oceanic cycle in the iLOVECLIM Earth System Model. Talk, ARCLIM-ARCTOS seminar, Tromsø, Norway.
  • El bani Altuna, N., Ezat, M.M., Rasmussen, T.L., Chalk, T.B., Vadakkepuliyambatta, S., Groeneveld, J., Greaves, M., Piotrowski, A. (01-12-2022). Reconstructing ocean circulation in the Nordic Seas: why do we care and how do we do it. Talk, Isotope Day, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
  • El bani Altuna, N., Ezat, M.M., Smik, L., Muschitiello, F., Belt, S.T., Knies, J., Greaves, M., Rasmussen, T.L. (27-10-2022). Sea ice-ocean coupling during Heinrich Stadials in the Nordic Seas. Seminar, PaleoPERCS, Online.
  • El bani Altuna, N.Ezat, M.M., Smik, L., Muschitiello, F., Belt, S.T., Knies, J., Rasmussen, T.L. (01-09-2022). Sea ice-ocean coupling during Heinrich Stadials in the Nordic Seas. Poster, 14th International Conference on Paleoceanography, Bergen, Norway.
  • Ezat, M.M., Westgård, A., Sykes, F.E., Meilland, J., Foster, G.L., El bani Altuna, N., Larkin, C., Chalk, TB., Zamelczyk, K., Rasmussen, T.L., Skinner L.C., Piotrowski, A., Kucera, M., Olsen, J., Muschitiello, F., Smik, L., Belt, S.T., Groeneveld, J., Hönisch, B., Polyak, L., Spielhagen, R.F., Risebrobakken, B., Milton, J.A., Stein, R., Fahl, K., Raitsch, M., Telesiński, M., Hoff, U. (30-08-2022). An Arctic perspective on glacial ocean and climate changes. Pleanary talk, 14th International Conference on Paleoceanography, Bergen, Norway.
  • Westgård, A., Meilland, J., Chalk, T.B., Milton, J.A., Foster, G.L., Kucera, M., Ezat, M.M. (23/27-05-2022). Development of a proxy toolbox for reconstructing polar ocean surface hydrography based on large-scale culturing of the planktic foraminifera Neogloboquadrina pachyderma. EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, EGU22-4466, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu22-4466
  • Westgård, A., Meilland, J., Chalk, T. B., Milton, J.A., Foster, G.L., Kucera, M., Ezat, M.M. (18-11-2021). Preliminary results from large-scale culturing experiments on N. pachyderma: Development of a proxy toolbox for polar ocean surface hydrography. The Micropaleontological Society (TMS) Annual Conference 2021, Online.

Outreach activities

  • Sykes, F.E. (30-01-2024). How to Catch a Seamonster. Arctic Frontiers Pecha Kucha science outreach event, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Barrenechea Angeles, I., El bani Altuna, N., Sykes, F.E. (30-09-2023). IG contributors to Forskningsdagene, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Sykes, F.E. (10-09-2023). Geologiens Dag i Troms & Finnmark. IG coordinator, in collaboration with NGF Tromsø and The Arctic University Museum of Norway, Tromsø, Norway.
  • El bani Altuna, N. (20-07-2023). Lurreko klimaren diagnostikoa: atzo, gaur eta bihar / Diagnostic of Earth's climate: past, present and future. Seminar at ITA 2023. Izarra/Online.
  • El bani Altuna, N. (17-05-2023). Iraganari begira klima aldaketa ulertzeko / Looking to the past to understand climate change. Lecture at CONFINT Euskadi 2023. Ekoetxea, Urdaibai. 
  • Sykes, F.E. (27-04-2023). Foraminifera och klimatförändring. Seminar and practical activity for scouts at Mälärhöjden Scoutkår, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • El bani Altuna, N. (25-04-2023) Iraganaren gaurkotasunaz, Naima El Banirekin. Interview at Kinka, podcast show at Berria (Basque Newspaper). Listen to it here.
  • Sykes, F.E. (19-04-2023) Vakre minatyrorganismer fra havet: Hva forteller de oss om klimaet? Seminar for high school students from Nordkjosbotn videregående skole, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Sykes, F.E. (02-03-2023) Vakre minatyrorganismer fra havet: Hva forteller de oss om klimaet? Seminar at UiT open day, Tromsø, Norway.
  • El bani Altuna, N., Anglada-Ortiz, G., Melaniuk, K., Ofstad, S., Ezat, M.M., Sztybor, K., Lockwood-Ireland, C., Rasmussen, T.L. (2022). Små, men fulle av gode historier: hva kan kalkskjellene til små havdyr fortelle oss om moderne klimaendringer og metanlekkasjer? Ottar Hefte - Metanlekkaser i Arktis - hvordan påvirker de klima og miljo, 3, 342. Read about it here (only in Norwegian).
  • El bani Altuna, N. (01-10-2022). Iraganari begira geroa ulertzeko: klima aldaketari begirada geologiatik / Looking to the past to understand the future: studying climate change from geology. Seminar at Ekotopaketak, Santurtzi/Online.
  • Sykes, F.E., Ezat, M.M., Meilland, J., Westgård, A., Chalk, T.B., Foster, G.L. (14-09-2022). The Secret Life of Globigerina bulloides. Seminar at Pint of Science, Tromsø, Norway. Read about it here.
  • Sykes, F.E. (10-09-2022). Geologiens Dag i Troms & Finnmark. Main organiser, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Sykes, F.E. (09-09-2022). Hvorfor skal vi engasjere unge i geo- og klimaforskning? Radio Interview for NRK Radio Troms og Finmark.
  • Chalk, T.B. (09-05-2022). Visions of the Arctic, from inside of a clean laboratory. Seminar at Arctic Frontiers 2022 Petcha Kucha, Tromsø, Norway.
  • Westgård, A. (24-11-2021). The tools to understanding Earths past and future climate. Seminar at Arctic Frontiers 2022 Science for Schools Inspiration Day, Tromsø, Norway. Read about it here.
  • Ezat. M.M. (2021). A quote in the New York Times magazine article: This Ocean invaded its neighbor earlier than anyone thought. Read about it here.