Prof Jan Backman
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Organisation: Department of Geological Sciences
Phone: +46 (0)8 16 4720

Contracts (6)
Collaborating with (7)
Early-Middle Miocene Paleoceanography from the Equatorial Pacific Ocean
Period: 1/1/08 - 12/31/10
As the largest ocean, the Pacific is intricately linked to major changes in the global climate system that took place during the Cenozoic (0-65 Ma). Throughout the Cenozoic the Pacific plate has had a northward component. Thus, the Pacific is unique, in that the thick sediment bulge of biogenic ...
Geologic History of Biogenic Carbonate Burial in the Open Ocean
Period: 3/1/02 - 2/29/04
Jorijntje Henderiks joined my research group as a rather young graduate student in February 1997 with very high recommendations by her former M.S. supervisors Jan van Hinte and Wolfgang Schlager at the FrijeUniversiteit Amsterdam. While here at the ETH she has pursued her PhD study program in the ...
Late Holocene Shallow Marine Environments of Europe
Period: 1/1/01 - 12/31/03
Modelling predictions of the climate system's response to anthropogenic forcings are severely inhibited by inadequate understanding of natural climate variability. HOLSMEER proposes to improve our understanding of this natural variability through the search for, interpretation, and quantification ...
Paleoceanography, paleoclimatology and stratigraphy of the SWERUS-C3 sediment core material
Period: 1/1/14 - 12/31/17
This proposal focus on investigations of the sediment core material to be acquired during the SWERUS-C3 program in 2014, from five selected sample boxes along the East Siberian margin and upper continental slope. The project is composed of the following components: (i) Analyses of calcareous ...
Reconstructing the oceanography of the climatically sensitive low-latitude Pacific Ocean since the late Miocene
Period: 1/1/11 - 12/31/13
Sediment collected from selected drill holes at low latitudes in the Pacific Ocean will be used to reconstruct past changes in the temperature, salinity, export productivity and upwelling of this region over the last 8 million years. Over one thousand of bulk sediment samples and various components ...
Swedish –Russian – US Arctic Ocean Investigation of Climate-Cryosphere-Carbon Interactions – The SWERUS-C3 Program –
Period: 4/1/13 - 6/30/17
SWERUS-C3 is a multi-disciplinary program with base funding supported from by the Swedish Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (KAW) aiming to investigate the linkages between Climate, Cryosphere (here: sea ice and coastal permafrost) and Carbon release from the sediment, with addition of ...