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Publications

Research papers

  • Meilland, J., Ezat, M.M., Westgård, A., Manno, C., Morard, R., Siccha, M., Kucera, M., (2022) . Rare but persistent asexual reproduction explains the success of planktonic foraminifera in polar oceans. Journal of Plankton Research, https://doi.org/10.1093/plankt/fbac069
  • Larkin, C. S., Ezat, M. M., Roberts, N. L., Bauch, H. A., Spielhagen, R. F., Noormets, R., Polyak, L., Moreton, S. G., Rasmussen, T. L., Sarnthein, M., Tipper, E. T., Piotrowski, A. M. (2022). Active nordic seas deep-water formation during the last glacial maximum. Nature Geoscience. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-022-01050-w
  • Ezat, M. M.Rasmussen, T. L.Hain, M. P.Greaves, M.Rae, J. W. B.Zamelczyk, K., Marchitto, T. M., Szidat, S., Skinner, L. C. (2021). Deep ocean storage of heat and CO2 in the Fram Strait, Arctic Ocean during the last glacial periodPaleoceanography and Paleoclimatology36, e2021PA004216. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021PA004216
  • Telesiński, M. M.Ezat, M. M.Muschitiello, F.Bauch, H. A., Spielhagen, R. F. (2021). Ventilation history of the Nordic Seas deduced from pelagic-benthic radiocarbon age offsetsGeochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems22, e2020GC009132. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GC009132

Scientific presentations

  • El bani Altuna, N. (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, 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, T. B., 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

  • 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., Meiland, 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 organizer, 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.