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PhD defences

This page provides an overview of the PhD defences of the NESSC PhD candidates. An overview of the published theses can be found on the publication page.

Upcoming PhD defences

Anne Roepert
Imaging element distributions within small marine calcifiers: a NanoSIMS perspective
Defence date: 29-11-2019, 16:15h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Esmee Geerken
Elements in foraminiferal shells as recorders of past climates
Defence date: 13-12-2019, 12:45h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Bregje van der Bolt
Times are changing: implications of climate change for the occurrence and predictability of tipping points
Defence date: 10-01-2020
Location: Wageningen University & Research

Caitlyn Witkowski
Reconstructing past atmospheric CO2 levels from the stable carbon isotopic composition of general biomarkers: Development and application
Defence date: 17-01-2020
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Tijn Berends
Interactions and feedbacks between ice sheets, climate, sea-level and the solid earth
Defence date: 29-01-2020
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Past PhD defences

Gabriella Weiss
Hydrogen isotope composition of algal chemical fossils: a tool for reconstructing paleo sea surface salinity
Defence date: 20-09-2019, 12:45h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Emily Dearing Crampton-Flood
Towards reliable reconstructions of Pliocene terrestrial temperatures using branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers
Defence date: 03-07-2019, 12:45h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Erik Mulder 
Design and bifurcation analysis of implicit Earth System Models
Defence date: 13-06-2019, 16:15h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Loes van Bree
Sources and temporal variability of lipid biomarkers in Lake Chala (East Africa), with implications for their sedimentary record
Defence date: 07-06-2019, 14:30h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Margot Cramwinckel
Trends and transients in climate and environment during the Eocene
Defence date: 17-05-2019, 14:30h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Robin van der Ploeg
Balance and imbalance: a middle Eocene perspective aon coupled carbon cycle and climate change
Defence date: 29-03-2019, 16:15h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrecht

Michiel Baatsen
The Middle-to-late Eocene Greenhouse Climate: Sim
Defence date: 13-02-2019, 14:30h
Location: Utrecht University, University Hall (Academiegebouw), Domplein 29, Utrechtulated using the CESM 1.0.5.