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 Katrin Meissner

Katrin Meissner

Associate Professor
Climate Change Research Centre (CCRC)
University of New South Wales
Level 4, Mathews Building
2052 Sydney

Expertise & Interests

  + 61 2 9385 8962

Overview / specialty        I am interested in abrupt climate change events as well as thresholds and feedbacks in the climate system. I use Earth System Climate Models in conjunction with paleoclimate records to improve our understanding of the basic mechanisms underlying climate variability and climate change, particularly in the context of terrestrial biogeochemical cycles and ocean circulation.
Official PAGES function(s)        PAGES SSC Member
Official functions (outside of PAGES)       
PAGES interests       
Topics        Biogeochemical processes, Carbon cycle, Modeling, Climate dynamics, Ocean dynamics, Thresholds and abrupt changes
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Future projection, Holocene, Paleogene, Pleistocene, Last glacial cycle
Regions        World ocean, Global
Sector        Academia / Education
Discipline        Modeling, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)oceanography