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Sebastien Bertrand

Sebastien Bertrand

Postdoctoral Fellow

Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry

sbertrand@whoi.edu

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Education

Ph.D. University of Liege, Belgium, 2005, Sedimentology of lake systems and Paleoclimatology
M.Sc. University of Liege, Belgium, 2002, Geology

Research Interests

- Multiproxy sedimentary record of climate change and tectonics (lakes and continental margins)
- Paleoclimatology of southern South America
- Inorganic geochemistry, bulk organic geochemistry, grain-size, mineralogy, physical properties of sediments

Personal Statement

My research interests focus on the sedimentary record of climate variability and the associated environmental changes, based on a variety of sedimentological and geochemical proxies. I am especially interested in generating high-resolution paleoclimate and paleoenvironmental records from the mid- and high-latitudes of the Southern Hemisphere, since this part of the world has been relatively understudied but plays an important role in our understanding of Earth's climate variability.

Affiliations

European Geosciences Union (EGU)
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)

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