Centre Européen de Recherche et d’Enseignement
des Géosciences de l’Environnement
Centre Européen de Recherche et d’Enseignement
des Géosciences de l’Environnement
Irene Schimmelpfennig
Irene Schimmelpfennig
CR-Researcher

CL-Climat

Contact details
Email. : schimmel@cerege.fr
Tel: +33 (0)4 13 94 92 55

I study the link between climate and glacier fluctuations from the last ice agewith a particular interest in the phases of glacial retreat during theHolocene. My main approach is to reconstruct glacial chronologies using the dating of glacio-geomorphological formations by cosmogenic nuclides products in situ.

I am also interested in technical and methodological development dating by cosmogenic nuclides produced in situs, in particular the chlorine-36 and the carbon-14 in situ. I am the scientific manager of the carbon-14 lab in situ which is unique in France.

My main collective responsibility is to lead the Green Cell who deals with the eco-responsibility aspects of CEREGE.

  • Since 2014 - CNRS Research Fellow - CEREGE
  • 2012-2014 - Associate Professor, Collège de France - CEREGE
  • 2010-2012 - Post-doc - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • 2009 - PhD Univ. Paul Cézanne (Aix-Marseille III) - CEREGE
  • 2004 - Master - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
  • 2001 - Bsc - Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
  • Cosmogenic nuclide dating of surfaces
  • Technical and methodological development of in situ chlorine-36 and carbon-14 dating
  • Reconstruction of past glacial chronologies
  • Link between climate and Holocene glacial fluctuations

ANR MAGMAFAR Magmatic Accretion and spreading ridge onset in Afar - Partner WP1

ANR DELTA Long-term Glacier Dynamics in East Antarctica & impact on sea-level rise - Partner WP1

 

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