Please excuse us while our website is under construction over the new year. Thank you - TJ
January 20, 2021, Stephen Gallagher, From Monsoons to Desert: 50 Million Years of Australian Climate History. (watch recording on YouTube)
February 3, 2021, Hongbo Zheng, Eocene onset of monsoon in Yunnan (SE Tibetan Plateau). (watch recording on YouTube)
February 10, 2021, Beth Christensen, Asian Monsoon: Australia’s connection and contribution. (watch recording on YouTube)
February 17, 2021, Alex Farnsworth, Is one paleogeography better than another? Monsoons though the Mesozoic and Cenozoic using three different paleogeographies (Getech, Scotese and Robertsons). (watch recording on YouTube)
March 10, 2021, Rasmus Thiede, Middle Miocene rise of the Greater Himalaya and the disruption of orogen transverse drainage systems. (watch recording on YouTube).
March 17, 2021, Stephan Steinke, Evolution and development of the Mid Miocene monsoon. (watch recording on YouTube).
March 31, 2025, Dick Kroon, On links between development of global climate, oceanic biogenic blooms, and the monsoon during the middle-late Miocene. (watch recording on YouTube)
April 7, 2021, Ann Holbourn, Australasian Monsoon variability on a warmer Miocene Earth (watch recording on YouTube)
April 14, 2021, Tomohisa Irino, Millennial- to orbital-scale variabilities of east Asian summer, winter, and inter-monsoons recorded in a set of sediment archives drilled from the Japan Sea (watch recording on YouTube)
April 28, 2021, Zhifei Liu, Clay mineralogy and Asian monsoon climate: A case study of the South China Sea (watch recording on YouTube)
May 12, 2021, Christophe Colin, Climatic controls of weathering of the Himalayas at millennial to orbital time scales - New constraints from neodymium isotopes in foraminiferas (*live only)
May 19, 2021, Valier Galy, Variations of the Indian summer monsoon since the Miocene recorded in the Bengal Fan. (watch recording on YouTube)
May 26, 2021, Youbin Sun, Chinese loess and paleomonsoon variability.
June 23, 2021, Mara Limonta, Petrographic and heavy mineral composition of sediments for Bengal Fan cores. (watch recording on YouTube)
June 30, 2021, Steve Clemens, The Indian summer monsoon rainfall/runoff response to orbital and internal forcings; proxy synthesis and proxy model comparisons (watch recording on YouTube).
July 7, 2021, Mid Session Panel Discussion
Rick Murray, Deputy Director and Vice President for Science and Engineering at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Beth Christensen, Professor and Founding Chair, Rowan University, USA
Ann Holbourn, Scientist, Institute of Geosciences Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
Hongbo Zheng, Director, Professor, Research Centre for Earth System Science, Yunnan University, China
Ryuji Tada, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Science, University of Tokyo; Senior Staff Scientist, Institute for Geo-Cosmology, Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan
MID YEAR BREAK
September 1, 2021, Peter Clift, Evolution of the Asian Monsoon and its Impact on Erosion and Tectonics of the Himalaya (watch recording on YouTube)
September 8, 2021, Zhaokai Xu/Hongjin Chen, Enhanced terrigenous input into the tropical Pacific and Indian Oceans during the Quaternary glacial periods: Forcing mechanisms and implications for atmospheric CO2 sink (watch recording on YouTube)
September 15, 2021, Samantha Bova, Orbital-scale hydroclimate variability in the Western Pacific Warm Pool over the last 2 Myrs (watch recording on YouTube)
September 22, 2021, Arun D. Singh, Monsoon-induced millennial scale changes in the water column hydrography of the Arabian Sea (watch recording on YouTube)
October 6, 2021, Ed Hathorne, A tale of tectonics, global climate and the monsoon: Miocene silicate weathering around the Bay of Bengal (watch recording on YouTube)
October 13, 2021, Stephanie Tofelde, South American Summer Monsoon and its impact on sediment transport in the Southern Central Andes (watch recording on YouTube)
November 10, 2021, Geanina Butiseaca, The impact of Paratethys over the Eurasian climate during the late Miocene, (watch recording on YouTube)
November 17, 2021, Yama Dixit, Indian monsoon evolution after the last glacial period spanning the entire Holocene, (watch recording on YouTube)
November 24, 2021, Kathleen Johnson, Monsoons, tropical rainfall, and climate change: A paleoclimate perspective from Southeast Asia (watch recording on YouTube)
December 1, 2021, Anil Gupta, Late Quaternary Indian monsoon variability and its influence on South Asian societies (watch recording on YouTube)