Dr. Guillaume Dupont-Nivet

Dr. Guillaume Dupont-Nivet
Building C, Room 121
14473 Potsdam

Function and Responsibilities:

Guest Scientist

Research Interests:

Themes: Geodynamics, Paleoenvironments, Paleoclimate, and Life interactions

Tools: Field geology, Paleogeography, Paleomagnetism, Basin analysis, Proxies

Projects: Asian Geodynamcis and paleoenvironments, Global transitions, Hominid environments


2010-now Assistant Professor CNRS - Géosciences Rennes, France

2014-2021 Guest Scientist Potsdam Univ., Geosciences, Germany

2009-19 Chair Professor Peking Univ., Earth and Space Sciences, China

2003-10 Postdoc Utrecht Univ., Geosciences, the Netherlands

2002-03 Postdoc UCLA, Earth and Space Sciences, USA


2012 Habilitation thesis, Rennes Univ., France.
2002 Ph.D. Geosciences, University of Arizona, USA.


2021-2023. MITI Evènements Rares. GREEN-ICE. La transition Greenhouse-Icehouse. Coordinateur avec 19 collègues français(es).

2020-2024. The EECO greenhouse world, pollen as indicator of past vegetation on the Tibetan Plateau (co-PI with Carina Hoorn; Univ. van Amsterdam). PhD: Amber Woutersen (Video)

2020-2023. Eocene Oligocene Transition record from the Rhine Graben. (co-PI with Matthieu Schuster; IPG Strasbourg, Alsace Region Grant). PhD: Emile Simon.

2015-21         European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator, 2000 k€. (PI) MAGIC: Monsoons in Asia caused Greenhouse to Icehouse Cooling?

2012-15         Marie Curie Career Integration Grant (CIG), 100 k€. (PI)  HIRESDAT High-resolution dating of sedimentary archives, tools and applications

2008-14         ‘Vidi’ Individual fellowship of the Netherlands organization for scientific research, 600 k€. (PI) Is the collision between India and Asia responsible for global climate cooling?

2005-08         ‘Veni’ Individual fellowship of the Netherlands organization for scientific research, 200 k€. (PI) Coupling geodynamic to climatic changes during Tibetan uplift

2003-05        Marie Curie Individual fellowship, 140 k€. (PI) Timing of Tibetan plateau uplift and related climate change

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