Carsten Meyer-Jacob

Professional Address

Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
Institut de Recherche sur les Forêts (IRF)
445 Boulevard de l’Université, Rouyn-Noranda, QC, J9X 5E4, Canada
T +1-819-762-0971 poste/ext 2057

Academic Background

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

Professional Experience

    • 2022-present – Professor in Paleoecology, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada
    • 2019-2022 – 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