Carsten Meyer-Jacob

Professional Address

Queen’s University, Department of Biology
Paleoecological Environmental Assessment & Research Lab (PEARL)
116 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada

Academic Background

2016 – PhD in Environmental Science, Umeå University, Sweden
2011 – Diplom (MSc equivalent) in Geology & Paleontology, University of Cologne, Germany

Professional Experience

2019-Present – Postdoctoral Researcher, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
2016-2019 – Swedish International Postdoctoral Fellowship, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada and Umeå University, Sweden

Current research themes

  • Long-term impacts of natural (post-glacial landscape evolution, climate changes) and human-induced (atmospheric deposition, forestry, agriculture) environmental changes on carbon transfer between terrestrial and aquatic environments
  • Implications of changing terrestrial-aquatic carbon cycling for lake ecosystems (e.g., transport and sequestration of nutrients and pollutants)

Key words: Paleolimnology, Carbon Cycling, Climate Change, Forest Dynamics, Sediment Geochemistry, Pollutant Transport