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2022 INTIMATE Lecture Series: Marine records

  Scientific Talks

Date: Thursday, 28th April 2022, 11:00 a.m.

Venue:Online via zoom, access upon request

Hosts: Cécile Blanchet, Rebecca Kearney, Dirk Sachse (all GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences), Zoë van Kemenade (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ)

Speakers:  Prof. Dr. Marit Solveig Seidenkranz, Aarhus University and Dr. Víctor Cartelle, VLIZ

Dear colleagues,

Please join us for a second (virtual) INTIMATE seminar on marine records, which will be held on Thursday, April 28th at 11:00 CET. 


The marine records session will feature two invited speakers: Prof. Dr. Marit-Solveig Seidenkranz, from Aarhus University and Dr. Víctor Cartelle, from Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ). Please find abstracts and poster hereafter.
You can subscribe for the virtual marine records seminar through the following link:

With this link, you can also subscribe for the next terrestrial record seminar on June 30th, 11:00 CET

Abstracts for the upcoming talks: 
Prof. Dr. Marit Solveig Seidenkranz, Aarhus University - Deglacial and Holocene changes in ocean conditions and interaction with the cryosphere based on marine sediment records from NE Greenland
“The interaction between the cryosphere and the marine realm is very important in global climate. Here marine shelf and fjord records are essential for tracking changes in ocean circulation and testing the interaction with both sea ice and glacier ice. Such investigations however also hold a number of difficulties, among other due to difficult accessibility, potential uncertainties with dating and lack of modern data for comparison. Using ongoing investigations of marine sediment cores combined with sub-bottom profiler data from the NE Greenland shelf as an example, this presentation will give a short introduction to some of the issues that we deal with, but also provide some solutions. It will also present some brand-new results on changes ocean circulation and glacier retreat since the LGM from an otherwise near-virgin area of the Arctic.”
Dr. Víctor Cartelle, VLIZ – Dynamic coastlines: sea-level change and sedimentary response during deglaciations
“Continental shelves and coastal areas represent the dynamic transition zone between the land and ocean and preserve unique detailed archives of environmental change, recording the complex interaction among climate, sea level and sediment input from landmasses. The iterative reconstruction of paleogeography and past sea-level changes is a useful tool to assess and generate high-quality sea-level indicators and to provide insight into the dynamic response of sedimentary systems to their driving mechanisms. I will illustrate the potential, interest and difficulties of performing these reconstructions in submerged continental shelves through examples from the North Sea and the Iberian Peninsula, focusing on the sea-level transgression that followed the Last and Penultimate Glacial periods.”
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Looking forward to seeing you on April 28th! 
If you have any questions, feel free to contact the members of the organizing committee.
Best wishes, 
The organizing committee of the INTIMATE lecture series
Cécile Blanchet, Rebecca Kearney, Dirk Sachse (all German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ) and Zoë van Kemenade (Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research NIOZ)