Scientific program

Keynote speakers:

Hagit Affek (Institute of Earth Sciences, Hebrew University, Jerusalem): Carbonate 17Oexcess as a paleo-hydrology proxy
Robert Anczkiewicz (Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow): Tracing seasonal mammoth migrations in central Europe during the last ice age using Sr and O isotopes
Nicolas Brüggemann (Institute of Bio- and Geosciences, Forschungszentrum Jülich)Coupled biotic-abiotic production processes and related stable isotope signatures of nitrogen trace gases


Friday, 8th November 2019

  • 1200–13:30 Registration & Welcome


Session 1: Ecology and paleoecology

  • 13:30–14:15 Keynote: Robert Anczkiewicz
    Tracing seasonal mammoth migrations in central Europe during the last ice using Sr and O isotopes
  • 14:15–14:30 Rebecca Hood-Nowotny
    Non-exchangeable δ2H of Japanese beetle, a potential tool for protecting Californian agriculture
  • 14:30–14:45 Johannes Ingrisch
    Drought and recovery effects on belowground respiration dynamics of recent carbon in managed and abandoned grassland


14:45–15:15 Coffee and Tea Break

Session 2: Novel approaches
  • 15:15–16:00 Keynote: Hagit Affeck
    Carbonate 17Oexcessas a paleo-hydrology proxy
  • 16:00–16:15 Kathrin Rosenthal
    Ten years of Elementar and IsoPrime: Pioneers in simultaneous CNS isotope ratio analysis
  • 16:15–16:30 Tobias Kluge
    Laser-spectroscopic analysis of CO2clumped isotopes
  • 16:30–17:00 Poster introductions
  • 17:00–19:00 Poster Session


Starting at 19:00 Dinner


Saturday, 9th November 2019

Session 3: Climate and paleoclimate

  • 9:00–9:15 Stacy Anne Carolin
    Rainwater stable isotopes over the Iranian plateau
  • 9:15–9:30 Petra Bajo
    Holocene climate variability-an insight from Nova Grgosova Cave (Croatia) speleothems
  • 9:30–9:45 Attila Demény
    Paleotemperature reconstructions for the ~100-350 ka period inferred from D/H analyses of fluid inclusion water of speleothems
  • 9:45–10:00 Tanguy Racine
    Stable isotopes in cave-ice, a link to past precipitation?


10:00–10:30 Coffee and Tea Break


Session 4: Soil, water, and air

  • 10:30–11:15 Keynote: Nicolas Brüggemann
    Coupled biotic-abiotic production processes and related stable isotope signature of nitrogen trace gases
  • 11:15–11:30 Giorgio Höfer-Öllinger
    2 years of stable isotope measurements of rivers and springs in southern Salzburg Basin (Golling, Kuchl, Hallein) Salzburg, Austria
  • 11:30–11:45 Elemér László
    Continental CH4concentration and 13C/12C isotope ratio measurements in the Carpathian Basin, Hegyhatsal: comparison with European clean air sites


Session 5: Geology and geo-engineering

  • 11:45–12:00 Zsófia Kovács
    Calcium isotope record of the Late Triassic
  • 12:00–12:15 Ronny Boch
    Application of stable isotopes in geotechnical settings – Examples from current projects


Starting at 12:30 Lunch


Starting at 13:30 SINA General Assembly