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Kasia Zamelczyk

Researcher UiT The Arctic University of NorwayGeology
Work address Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate Department of Geology UiT The Arctic University of Norway Tromsø 9037 Norway Work Phone: +47 77 64 47 73 Website: CAGE – Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate
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Research interests:

  • Marine microfossils (planktic foraminifera and diatom ecology)
  • Ocean acidification
  • Dissolution of carbonates and carbon cycle
  • Paleoclimate and palaeoceanography reconstruction.

Running national and international projects:

  • Effects of ocean chemistry changes on planktonic foraminifera in the Fram Strait: Ocean Acidification from natural to anthropogenic changes

Completed national and international projects:

  • SciencePub project: Arctic Natural Climate and Environmental Changes and Human Adaptation: From Science to Public Awareness

Relevant scientific publications:

  1. Zamelczyk, K., Husum, K., Rasmussen, T.L., Godtliebsen, T.L., Hald, M., 2014. Surface water conditions and calcium carbonate preservation in the Fram Strait during marine isotope stage 2, 28.8–15.4 kyr, Paleoceanography 29, doi: 10.1002/2012PA002448.
  2. Zamelczyk, K., Rasmussen, T.L., Husum, K., Hald, M., 2013. Marine calcium carbonate preservation vs. climate change over the last two millennia in the Fram Strait: Implications for planktic foraminiferal paleostudies. Marine Micropaleontology, doi: 10.1016/j.marmicro.2012.10.001
  3. Zamelczyk, K., Rasmussen, T.L, Husum, K., Haflidason, H., de Vernal, A., Ravna, E.K., Hald, M., Hillaire-Marcel, C., 2012. Paleoceanographic changes and calcium carbonate dissolution in the central Fram Strait during the last 20 ka. Quaternary Research, 78, 405-416, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2012.07.006
  4. Werner, K., Spielhagen, R.F, Bauch, D., Hass, H.Ch., Kandiano, E.,  Zamelczyk, K., 2011. Atlantic Water advection to the eastern Fram Strait-multiproxy evidence for late Holocene variability. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 308(3-4), 264-276, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2011.05.030.
  5. Spielhagen, R.F, Werner, K., Aagaard-Sørensen, S., Zamelczyk, K., Kandiano, E., Budeus, G., Husum, K., Marchitto, T., Hald, M., 2011. Enhanced modern heat transfer to the Arctic by warm Atlantic Water. Science 331, 450, doi: 10.1126/science.1197397.

Popular science and outreach:

  • Zamelczyk, K., Arctic climate variations in geological perspective- oral presentations during     the “Researches Night” on board MS North Star, Hurtigrutene, 24-25.09.2010
  • Jessen, Simon Pind; Sørensen, Steffen Aagaard; Zamelczyk, Katarzyna. Oceanography, Palaeoceanography and Climate. Part of the Teacher’s Guide to the exhibition TRACK – On the trail of past climate. [Artistic and museum presentation] TRACK – The track of past climate. Science Center in Trondheim, Trondheim, and 6 other cities 2009-2013. 2009
  • Jessen, Simon, Pind , Aagaard-Sørensen, S., Zamelczyk, K. Exhibitions and presentations of current research state during “Science days”, Tromsø, Norway, 2008
  • Jessen, Simon, Pind, Aagaard-Sørensen, S., Zamelczyk, K.,  Expedition exhibition. Traveling plaeogeological exhibition for middle school pupils. Nordnorsk Vitensenteret (Norwegian Science Center of Northern Norway, Tromsø), 2008-2011