Photo: Thorben Amann

Geological-Biogeochemical Seminar Series:

Programme Winter Semester 2022/2023: Coevolution of Life & the Planet

Upcoming Talks:  

06.12.2022 

Evolution of microbial life and the effects on global biogeochemical cycles throughout Earth history
Prof. William Orsi (Ludwig-Maximillian University, Germany)

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13.12.2022 
A Microbial Ecosystem in the 3.48 Ga Dresser Formation, Pilbara, Western Australia
Prof. Nora Noffke (Old Dominion University, USA)

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- Winter Break -

10.01.2023 
Recent and ancient life in the terrestrial subsurface
Prof. Christine Heim (Universität zu Köln, Germany)

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17.01.2023 
The past, present, and future of pink snow
Prof. Trinity Hamilton (University of Minnesota, USA)

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24.01.2023 
Unravelling biotic response to dynamic oxygenation during the Ediacaran-Cambrian transition
Prof. Rachel Wood (University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

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Previous Talks:

25.10.2022 
Evolution of vent communities
Prof. Crispin Little (University of Leeds, United Kingdom)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/63952

01.11.2022 
The Impact of land colonization on Earth’s Climate and oxygenation state
Associate Prof. Tais Dahl (Globe Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/63954

08.11.2022 
The role of microbes in deposition of Banded Iron Formations
Prof. Andreas Kappler (Eberhard-Karls-University Tuebingen, Germany)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/64044

15.11.2022 

The Gradual Oxidation of Environments on Early Earth as recorded in Archean to Paleoproterozoic Rock Records
Prof. Dawn Sumner (University of California Davis, USA)

22.11.2022 
Coupled evolution of life and environment during the rise of animals
Prof. Graham Shields (University College London, United Kingdom)

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29.11.2022 
Palaeontology’s contribution to understanding our current biodiversity and climate crisis
Prof. Daniela Schmidt (Bristol University, United Kingdom)

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Programme Winter Semester 2021/2022: Mass Extinctions & Climate Change

19.10.2021 
Temperature related stresses as a unifying principle in ancient extinctions
Prof. Wolfgang Kiessling (Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Germany)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/57629

26.10.2021 
Ultimate Killers
Prof. Sean Gulick (University of Texas at Austin, USA)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/57633

02.11.2021 
Extinctions in the late Ediacaran
Prof. Lidya Tarhan (Yale University, USA)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/57646

09.11.2021 
The end-Permian mass extinction
Prof. Ying Cui (Montclair State University, USA)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/57894

16.11.2021 
The end-Devonian extinctions
Prof. Michael Joachimski (Friedrich-Alexander Universität, Germany)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/58212

23.11.2021 
The Late Ordovician extinctions
Prof. Christian Mac Ørum Rasmussen (GLOBE Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/58372

30.11.2021 
The end-Triassic mass extinction
Prof. Bas van de Schootbrugge (Utrecht University, Netherlands)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/58747

07.12.2021 
The Toarcian extinction event
Prof. Silvia Danise (Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/58770

14.12.2021 
The end-Cretaceous mass extinction
Prof. Ellen Thomas (Yale University, USA)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/59500

11.01.2022 
PETM
Prof. Linda Ivany (Syracuse University, USA)

Archive: https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/60080

18.01.2022 
Anthropocene & Conservation Palaeobiology
Prof. Rowan Lockwood (College of William & Mary, USA)

Archive:  https://lecture2go.uni-hamburg.de/l2go/-/get/v/60122