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Academic lecture
  • 2019. Tracing the final Scandinavian Ice Sheet remnants - Ice-dammed lakes and a catastrophic flood.
  • 2019. The importance of the reference library: discovery of unexpected species in ancient sedimentary DNA.
  • 2019. The Last Glacial and Holocene deposits of Lake Bolshoye Shchuchye, Polar Ural, Arctic Russia.
  • 2019. Persistent arctic vegetation during periods of rapid climate change - 24,000 years of plant community dynamics in the Polar Urals.
  • 2019. Kraftig jordskjelv nær Lillehammer, minst 4000 år etter istiden.
  • 2019. Ice-flow patterns and precise timing of ice sheet retreat across a dissected fjord landscape in western Norway.
  • 2019. Hidden species richness detected in ancient DNA: algae and worms recorded in Pleistocene and Holocene lake sediments.
  • 2019. Hidden species richness detected in ancient DNA: algae and worms recorded in Pleistocene and Holocene lake sediments.
  • 2019. Glacier variations and environmental changes in the Polar Urals Mountains through the last 70,000 years. .
  • 2019. Glacial history and paleoenvironment in the Polar Ural Mountains and adjacent areas of Northern Russia since the last interglacial.
  • 2019. Deglaciation and Younger Dryas ice-sheet configuration in the outer Hardangerfjord area.
  • 2019. Changing ice-flow patterns during deglaciation of a dissected fjord landscape in western Norway.
  • 2019. Arctic-alpine plants survived past forest expansion: a 24,000-year ancient DNA record from the Polar Urals.
  • 2019. A radiocarbon-based deglaciation chronology and Late Glacial relative sea-level history for outer Boknafjorden, western Norway.
  • 2018. Varve chronology and sedimentology from lake Bolshoye Shchuchye in the Polar Ural Mountains.
  • 2018. Uralian varves - glacial varves across the LGM in the Polar Ural Mountains.
  • 2018. New insights into the glacial and climate history of the Polar Urals, Arctic Russia.
  • 2018. Molluscs show an early and exceptional warm Holocene Thermal Maximum around Svalbard, which is not found in climate models.
  • 2018. Glacier variations and environmental changes over the past 60,000 years in the Polar Ural Mountains of Arctic Russia, inferred from a high resolution lake record along with other glacial geological data.
  • 2018. Evolution of the last Eurasian ice sheets: progress towards DATED-2.
  • 2018. Evolution of the last Eurasian ice sheets: progress towards DATED-2.
  • 2018. Deglaciation history of western Norway inferred from 10Be- dating of erratics and 14C-dates from sediment cores.
  • 2018. An aDNA record of 25,000 years of Arctic plant community dynamics .
  • 2018. A 25,000-yr combined DNA and pollen record from the Polar Urals: resilience of the arctic-alpine flora under climate change.
  • 2018. A 24,000 years long, high-resolution lake record from the Polar Ural Mountains, Arctic Russia.
  • 2018. 25 000 years of Arctic climate change - and the effects on vegetation.
  • 2017. What controls changes of marine outlet glaciers?
  • 2017. The flora of the Russian Arctic revealed by sedimentary ancient DNA: Surviving the Last Ice Age.
  • 2017. The Svalbard climate trensformed rapidly from Younger Dryas climate to warmer-then-present by 11.0 cal ka BP.
  • 2017. The Blomvåg Beds, western Norway; Implications for the Older Dryas glacial re-advance and immigration of humans and animals to Norway.
  • 2017. Steinaldergeologi er også steianldergeologi - om havnivåendringer og betydning for bosetningshistorie på Vestlandet.
  • 2017. Sedimentary ancient DNA from lake Bolshoye Schuchye.
  • 2017. Sedimentary ancient DNA from Lake Bolshoye Schuchye.
  • 2017. Reconstructing the flora and fauna of the last Ice Age: A Mammoth task.
  • 2017. Polar Ural Mountains: A rich flora for the past 25,000 years.
  • 2017. New deglaciation ages and reconstructed Late Glacial sea-level change for Boknafjorden, western Norway.
  • 2017. Modelling grounding line retreat during deglaciation of the Western Fennoscandian Ice Sheet using ISSM.
  • 2017. Isen smelter og ønsker folk velkommen tilbake til Norge.
  • 2017. Climate History Along the Arctic Seaboard of Eurasia (CHASE).
  • 2017. Capturing total chronological and spatial uncertainties in palaeo-ice sheet reconstructions: the DATED example.
  • 2017. CHASE - an interdisciplinary research project.
  • 2016. The deep accumulation of 10Be in distal ice sheet landscapes: A case study at Utsira, southwestern Norway.
  • 2016. Improved chronology of Scandinavian Ice Sheet deglaciation at Boknafjorden, southwestern Norway, using 10Be dating.
  • 2016. Glacial and climate history of the Russian Arctic.
  • 2016. Fluctuations of the Scandinavian Ice Sheet during Bølling-Younger Dryas were very different in Western Norway compared with Sweden-Finland.
  • 2016. Deciphering the evolution of the last Eurasian ice sheets.
  • 2016. Database of the Eurasian deglaciation, DATED: what did we learn, and what next?
  • 2016. DATED: Deciphering the chronology and evolution of the Eurasian ice sheets.
  • 2015. Growth and decay of the last Eurasian Ice Sheets; a chronological database and time-slice reconstruction, DATED-1.
  • 2015. Growth and decay of the last Eurasian Ice Sheets: what have we learnt from DATED?
  • 2014. The last Eurasian Ice Sheets: a chronological database and time-slice reconstruction.
  • 2013. The deglaciation history of western Norway since the Last Glacial maximum.
  • 2013. The Eurasian Ice Sheet and the deglaciation of western Norway.
  • 2013. Glacial and vegetation history of the Polar Ural Mountains in Northern Russia during the Last Ice Age, marine Isotope Stage 5e.
  • 2013. Collapse of marine-based outlet Glaciers from the Scandinavian Ice Sheet.
  • 2012. When did humans first cross the Arctic circle- and were they Neandertals or modern humans?
  • 2012. Twisting of the lithosphere at right angle to the glaci-isostatic tilting.
  • 2012. New reconstructions of Eurasian Ice Sheet build up and deglaciation.
  • 2012. Collapse of marine-based out-let glaciers from the Scandinavian Ice Sheet.
  • 2012. Collapse of marine-based out-let glaciers from the Scandinavian Ice Sheet.
  • 2012. A preliminary 10Be chronology of Scandinavian Ice Sheet retreat from southwestern Norway.
  • 2011. Younger Dryas glaciation of Scandinavia - the type area for the Younger Dryas.
  • 2011. The DATED chronology and Eurasian Ice Sheet reconstructions.
  • 2011. Hvor raskt kan fjordbreer kalve? Eksempler fra Hardangerfjorden og Sognefjorden.
  • 2011. How fast can thick fjord glaciers break up? - examples from Early Holocene Hardangerfjorden and Sognefjorden.
  • 2011. Breaking news on Ice Age Humans in Northern Russia.
  • 2010. The ice age development and human settlement in northern Eurasia (ICEHUS).
  • 2010. The Ice Age Development and Human Settlement in Northern Eurasia (ICEHUS) – what did we find in Northern Russia?
  • 2010. The Ice Age Development and Human Settlement in Northern Eurasia (ICEHUS).
  • 2010. The DATED Chronology and Reconstruction of the Deglaciation of the Eurasian Ice Sheets. Chronologies.
  • 2010. Reconstruction of the deglaciation of the Eurasian ice sheets.
  • 2010. Middle Weichselian ice advance: new data from northern Russia. IPY project: Arctic Paleoclimate proxies and Chronologies.
  • 2010. Glacial and climate history in the Polar Urals, Russian Arctic.
  • 2010. A regional 10-m relative sea-level rise in South-western Norway - a challenge for the glacio-isostatic models?
  • 2009. The chronology and rate of ice-margin retreat in the major fjords of Western Norway during the Early Holocene.
  • 2009. The DATED Chronology and Reconstruction of the Deglaciation of the Eurasian Ice Sheets.
  • 2009. Siste istid/isavsmelting i Skandinavia og Russland. Abstracts and proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway, NGF 1, 44-45.
  • 2009. Prøver fra O. Holtedahls og O.T. Grønlies ekspedisjon til Novaya Zemlya i 1921 gir nye resultater om Barentshavbreen under siste istid. Abstracts and proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway, NGF 1, 67-68.
  • 2009. Preliminary results from a lake coring campaign in the Ural Mountains, Russian Arctic.
  • 2009. Postglasialt strandlinjediagram for Hordaland – isolasjonsbasseng, marine terrasser og arkeologiske funn. Abstracts and proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway, NGF 1, 66.
  • 2009. New input datasets and calibrated modeling of the Late Weichselian Eurasian ice sheet. Understanding Glacial Isostatic Adjustment.
  • 2009. New input datasets and calibrated modeling of the Late Weichselian Eurasian ice sheet.
  • 2009. Istidsavsettingar og spor etter tidlege menneske ved Zaozer’e, vest for Uralfjella i Russland.
  • 2009. Ice sheet oscillations during the last deglaciation in Western Norway.
  • 2009. Den fyrste strandforskyvingskurva frå Hardanger som dekkjer heile holosen.
  • 2009. Deep lakes in the Polar Urals – unique archives for reconstructing the Quaternary climate and glacial history in the Russian Arctic.
  • 2009. Beryllium-10 Production Rates for Late-Glacial and Holocene western Norway and Implications for Records of Fennoscandian Ice Sheet Demise.
  • 2009. A new calibrated degalcial ice and meltwater drainage model for Eurasia.
  • 2009. A new GIS reconstruction of the Late Weichselian Eurasian ice sheet.
  • 2009. A new GIS reconstruction of growth and decay of the Late Weichselian Eurasian ice sheet.
  • 2009. A Next Model of Northern Hemisphere Glacial History: ICE-6G (VM5a).
  • 2008. Were Novaya Zemlya and the Barents Sea ice free about 30 ka?
  • 2008. Were Novaya Zemlya and the Barents Sea ice free about 30 ka?
  • 2008. Sea-level fluctuations imply that the younger dryas ice-sheet expansion in western norway commenced during the Allerød.
  • 2008. Reconstructing growth and decay of the Eurasian ice sheet during the Late Weichselian.
  • 2008. Late Quaternary distal tephrochronology throughout the Northern Hemisphere: how distal?
  • 2008. Indications of extreme Late Pleistocene arodity in northwestern Europe.
  • 2008. Ice Age environment and Paleolithic settlements in Northern Russia - Results from geo-archaeological investigations along the Ural Mountains.
  • 2008. A new reconstruction of growth and decay of the Late Weichselian Eurasian ice sheet.
  • 2008. A new reconstruction and database of the build-up and deglaciation of the Eurasian Ice Sheet.
  • 2008. A new reconstruction and database of the build-up and deglaciation of the Eurasian Ice Sheet.
  • 2008. A lake coring campaign in the Polar Urals– results and plans.
  • 2007. The stratigraphy at the Paleolitic site Zaozer'e, European Russia.
  • 2007. Simulation of the late saalian (140 kyr bp) climate in Eurasia: conditions for the existence of an ”unusually” large ice sheet.
  • 2007. Senglasial strandforskyvning indikerer at brefremstøtet som kulminerte i yngre dryas i Vest-Norge startet betydelig før yngre dryas.
  • 2007. Ice Age humans and paleoenvironment in the Russian Arctic.
  • 2007. Dated – A dating Database and GIS-based Reconstruction of the Eurasian Deglaciation.
  • 2007. Dated - A dating Database and GIS-based Reconstruction of the Eurasian Deglaciation.
  • 2007. DATED – A dating Database and GIS-based Reconstruction of the Eurasian Deglaciation.
  • 2007. Alderen på Halsnøymorenene og det siste isdekket i Hardanger-fjorden.
  • 2007. A late Saalian ice sheet advance in the Pechora Lowland, Arctic Russia.
  • 2007. A dating database and GIS-based reconstruction of the Eurasian deglaciation – including the British-Irish Ice Sheet.
  • 2006. The ice sheet history in northern Russia during the last glacial cycle.
  • 2006. The ice sheet history in northern Russia during the last glacial cycle.
  • 2006. Intriguing climatic shifts in a 90 kyr long record from the Timan Ridge in northern Russia.
  • 2006. Ice Age development and human settlement in northern Eurasia (ICEHUS) – a challenge.
  • 2005. The Discovery of a New Cryptotephra with a Geochemical Composition Similar to the Wedde Ash.
  • 2005. Sedimentary environments alon southern shores of barents and Kara seas during the last glaciation.
  • 2005. Chronology of the Late Pleistocene of the Russian Arctic by international research.
  • 2005. A Late Saalian ice marginal section at Seyda near Vorkuta, Arctic Russia.
  • 2004. To what degree can we rely on the OSL Chronology?
  • 2004. The glaciation history of northern Russia.
  • 2004. The Early Upper Paleolithic at northeastern Europe.
  • 2004. Sensitivity of the climate of the European Arctic to changes in the continental surface conditions.
  • 2004. Redrawing ice sheet limits in Russia.
  • 2004. Reassessment of the Early Upper Palaeolithic site Byzovaya in the light of new geoarchaeological investigations.
  • 2004. New reconstructions of the Late Quaternary Ice Sheet limits in northern Russia.
  • 2004. Large ice-dammed lakes in northern Russia � as seen by the Pechora Queen Team.
  • 2004. Large ice-dammed lakes in northern Russia and Siberia during the Weichselian.
  • 2004. Enhanced ice sheet growth in Eurasia owing to adjacent ice dammed lakes.
  • 2003. Yngre dryas bremaksimum ved NV marginen av Hardangerfjord, Hordaland.
  • 2003. Rewriting the glaciation history of Eurasian through luminescence dating.
  • 2003. New reconstructions of the Quaternary ice sheets in the Eurasian Arctic.
  • 2003. Late Quaternary ice sheet history of northern Eurasia.
  • 2003. Impact of ice-dammed lakes on the Early Weichselian climate of northern Eurasia.
  • 2003. Huge ice-dammed lakes in Russia during the last glaciation.
  • 2002. The growth and decay of the Barents-Kara ice sheet during the Late Weichselian.
  • 2002. Older Weichselian ice advances onto the Russian continent (between Timan and Taimyr).
  • 2001. The chronology of the Barents-Kara Ice Sheet advences and ice dammed lakes in northern Russia.
  • 2001. The PECHORA project.
  • 2001. Reconstring of the Eurasian Ice Sheets during the Weichselian.
  • 2001. På jakt etter afrikanske istidsmennesker i Arktis.
  • 2001. PECHORA prosjektet - en tverrfaglig utfordring.
  • 2001. PECHORA project - A Russian-Norwegian cooperation.
  • 2001. Humans in the Rusian Arctc nearly 40,000 years ago.
  • 2001. Huge ice-age lakes in Russia.
  • 2001. Glacial and climate history of western Spitsbergen, Svalbard.
  • 2000. Till stratigraphy and ice movement at Seyda, northern Russia.
  • 2000. Till stratigraphy and ice movement at Seyda, northern Russia.
  • 2000. The Last Glacial Maximum of the Barents-Kara ice sheet.
  • 2000. The Last Glacial Maximum of the Barents-Kara ice sheet.
  • 2000. Surprising discoveries on the glacial history and ice-age humans i Northern Russia.
  • 2000. Preliminary results of sediment cores from three lakes in northern Russia, including evidence for c. 40,000 years delayed melting of dead ice.
  • 2000. Preliminary results of sediment cores from three lakes in northern Russia, including evidence for c. 40,000 years delayed melting of dead ice.
  • 2000. Around 70,000 years delayed melting of dead ice in northern Russia � evidence from two lake corings.
  • 2000. Around 70,000 years delayed melting of dead ice in northern Russia – evidence from two lake corings.
  • 2000. Around 70,000 years delayed melting of dead ice in Northern Russia � evidence from two lake corings.
  • 2000. Age and extent of the ice sheets in the Eurasian Arctic � conflicting observations.
  • 1999. Quaternary stratigraphy of the Byzovaya paleolitic site, northern Russia.
  • 1999. Margins of Weichselian ice sheets in the Russian Arctic : mapping re sults and problems.
  • 1999. Extent and age of shelf-centered ice sheets of Eurasia.
  • 1999. Age and limits for the Weichselian Barents and Kara Ice Sheets in European Russia.
  • 1998. The margin of the last Kara ice sheet in northern european Russia: mapping results.
  • 1998. The last ice-dammed lake on the Pechora: shorelines and sediments.
  • 1998. The age and extent of the last glacial maxima of the Barents- and Kara ice sheets in northern Russia.
  • 1998. Reconstructions of the last glacial maximum of the Barents- and Kara ice sheets in northern Russia.
  • 1998. Reconstruction of the Barents - and Kara Ice Sheets in northern Russia at the Last Glacial Maximum.
  • 1998. Quaternary stratigraphy of the Byzovaja paleolitic site in northern Russia.
  • 1998. Pollen analysis of interglacial sediments in the Pechora basin, northern Russia.
  • 1998. Foraminifera and molluscs from the Mikhulinian and Mid-Valdaian of the Pechora region, northern Russia.
  • 1998. Eemian and Weichselian marine transgressions in the Pechora basin, northern Russia.
  • 1998. A new photogeological map of glacial features of the Timan-Uralian region.
  • 1997. The last glacial maximum of the Kara ice-sheet in Northern Russia.
  • 1997. Storegga tsunamien langs norskekysten: Sedimentologi, alder og oppskylling.
  • 1997. Siste istid i nord-Russland.
  • 1997. Istidsmennesker og kvartærgeologi i Nord-Russland.
  • 1996. Glaciations and paleoenvironments in the European arctic, the Pechora basin.
  • 1995. Sedimentologiske spor i Vest-Norge etter ei gigantisk flodbylgje (tsunami) for 7200 år sidan.
  • 1995. Representerer undersjøiske skred på den norske kontinentalskråning en miljøtrussel?
  • 1995. Representerer undersjøiske skred på den norske kontinentalskråning en miljøtrussel?
  • 1995. Identification of tsunami deposits in lake basins, western Norway.
  • 1995. Fluctuations of the Scandinavian and Barents Ice Sheets the past 140,000 years.
  • 1995. Extent of the Weichselian ice sheet in the Pechora area, northern Russia.
  • 1994. The last Kara Ice Sheet in Northern Russia.
  • 1994. The Pechora project: Paleo Environment and Climate History of the Russian Arctic.
  • 1994. Paleotsunamis in the Norwegian sea and the North sea.
  • 1994. Paleotsunamis in the Norwegian sea and the North sea.
  • 1994. PECHORA: Paleo Environmen and Climate History of the Russian Arctic.
  • 1994. Holocene tsunami deposits in western Norway.
  • 1992. Glacial history, sedimentation and processes on the western Svalbard margin.
Abstract
  • 2009. The chronology and rate of ice-margin retreat in the major fjords of Western Norway during the Early Holocene. EOS.
  • 2009. The DATED Chronology and Reconstruction of the Deglaciation of the Eurasian Ice Sheets. EOS.
  • 2009. Siste istid/isavsmelting i Skandinavia og Russland. Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway. 44-45.
  • 2009. Prøver fra O. Holtedahls og O.T. Grønlies ekspedisjon til Novaya Zemlya i 1921 gir nye resultater om Barentshavbreen under siste istid. Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway.
  • 2009. Postglasialt strandlinjediagram for Hordaland - isolasjonsbasseng, marine terrasser og arkeologiske funn. Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway. 66.
  • 2009. Ice sheet oscillations during the last deglaciation in Western Norway. EOS.
  • 2009. Den fyrste strandforskyvingskurva frå Hardanger som dekkjer heile holosen. Abstracts and Proceedings of the Geological Society of Norway. 86.
  • 2009. Deep lakes in the Polar Urals - unique archives for reconstructing the Quaternary climate and glacial history in the Russian Arctic. EOS.
  • 2009. Beryllium-10 Production Rates for Late-Glacial and Holocene western Norway and Implications for Records of Fennoscandian Ice Sheet Demise. EOS.
  • 2009. A Next Model of Northern Hemisphere Glacial History: ICE-6G (VM5a). EOS.

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