Bio

Jonathan Lesven, PhD in paleoecology

PROFESSIONAL ADDRESS

Laboratoire Chrono-Environnement
UMR 6249 CNRS – Université de Franche-Comté
16 route de Gray, 25030 Besançon Cedex
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Tél : +33 6 04 42 15 84

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • 2020 – now: PhD in paleoecology co-supervised by the Université de Franche-Comté (France) and University of Québec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue (QC, Canada).
  • 2018 – 2020: M. Sc. Ocean Geosciences, option « Sedimentology and Paleoenvironment » – European University Institute of the Sea (IUEM) & Université de Bretagne Occidentale (Plouzané, France).
  • 2014 – 2018: B. Sc. Living and Earth Sciences – Université de Bretagne Occidentale (Brest, France)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2020 – now: PhD in paleoecology co-supervised by the Université de Franche-Comté (France) and University of Québec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue (QC, Canada).
  • January 2020 – June 2020: 6-month paleoclimatology and palynology internship at EPOC laboratory – University of Bordeaux (France). Climatic variability of MIS 7 interglacial (~250 – 185 ky) in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula.
  • April 2019 – June 2019: 2-month paleoclimatology and palynology internship at EPOC laboratory – University of Bordeaux (France). Study of the impact of Heinrich Stadial (HS) 5, ~47 – 50 ka, on the balearic islands.
  • June 2018 – July 2018: 2-month paleoclimatology and dendrochronology internship at the University of Liverpool (United Kingdom). Analysis of the relationship between tree-ring width, North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) and the amount of rainfall in England during the last centuries.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Current themes: Interactions between fire, climate and vegetation in eastern Canadian boreal forests, based on Holocene lacustrine paleoecological records.
Key words : paleoecology, wildfires, vegetation, climate, boreal forests, Holocene.

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