Paleoceanography & Paleoclimatology

Welcome to the home page for the Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Focus Group of the American Geophysical Union. Here you will find information on focus group activities, including committees, fellows, and meeting sessions. The Paleoceanography and Paleoclimatology Focus Group sponsors special sessions at the Fall Meeting and co-sponsors the Emiliani Lecture with the Ocean Sciences section. The focus group also supports the continued development of AGU’s journal Paleoceanography.

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- Bryan C. Lougheed, Stephen P. Obrochta, Conny Lenz, Anette Mellström, Brett Metcalfe, Raimund Muscheler, Maja Reinholdsson, Ian Snowball, Lovisa Zillén

Due to a lack of marine macrofossils in many sediment cores from the estuarine Baltic Sea, researchers are often fo [...]

- Nicholas Venti, Katharina Billups, Timothy Herbert

Alkenone mass accumulation rates (MARs) provide a proxy for export productivity in the northwestern Pacific (Ocean [...]

- A. J. Fraass, C. M. Lowery

Foraminifera are the backbone of paleoceanography. Planktic foraminifera are one of the leading tools for reconstru [...]