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Margit Hildegard Simon

Senior Researcher

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Jahnebakken 5, 5007 Bergen, Norway

Margit Hildegard Simon


Climate & Environment

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Ocean Observations

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Atlantic inflow and low sea-ice cover in the Nordic Seas promoted Fennoscandian Ice Sheet growth during the Last Glacial Maximum – Communications Earth & Environment 2023
The development of ocean currents and the response of the cryosphere on the Southwest Svalbard shelf over the Holocene – Global and Planetary Change 2023
Behaviourally modern humans in coastal southern Africa experienced an increasingly continental climate during the transition from Marine Isotope Stage 5 to 4 – Frontiers in Earth Science 2023
Sensitivity of coastal southern African climate to changes in coastline position and associated land extent over the last glacial – Quaternary Science Reviews 2023
Antarctic icebergs reorganize ocean circulation during Pleistocene glacials – Nature 2021
Data report: evaluation of shipboard magnetostratigraphy by alternating field demagnetization of discrete samples, Expedition 361, Site U1475 – Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program. Expedition reports 2020
A Plio-Pleistocene (c. 0–4 Ma) cyclostratigraphy for IODP Site U1478 (Mozambique Channel, SW Indian Ocean): Exploring an offshore record of paleoclimate and ecosystem variability in SE Africa – Newsletters on stratigraphy 2020
Data report: X-ray fluorescence core scanning of IODP Site U1474 sediments, Natal Valley, Southwest Indian Ocean, Expedition 361 – Proceedings of the International Ocean Discovery Program. Expedition reports 2020
A late Pleistocene dataset of Agulhas Current variability – Scientific Data 2020
Independent tephrochronological evidence for rapid and synchronous oceanic and atmospheric temperature rises over the Greenland stadial-interstadial transitions between ca. 32 and 40 ka b2k – Quaternary Science Reviews 2020
Rapid reductions and millennial-scale variability in Nordic Seas sea ice cover during abrupt glacial climate changes – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2020
Sequential extraction procedure to obtain the composition of terrigenous detritus in marine sediments – MethodsX 2020
A multi-decadal record of oceanographic changes of the past ~165 years (1850-2015 AD) from Northwest of Iceland – PLOS ONE 2020
A New Seismic Stratigraphy in the Indian‐Atlantic Ocean Gateway Resembles Major Paleo‐Oceanographic Changes of the Last 7 Ma – Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems 2019
Development of a protocol to obtain the composition of terrigenous detritus in marine sediments -a pilot study from International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 361 – Chemical Geology 2019
Deep-water circulation changes lead North Atlantic climate during deglaciation – Nature Communications 2019
The last 1 million years of the extinct genus Discoaster : Plio–Pleistocene environment and productivity at Site U1476 (Mozambique Channel) – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 2018
Eastern South African hydroclimate over the past 270,000 years – Scientific Reports 2015
Salt exchange in the Indian-Atlantic Ocean Gateway since the Last Glacial Maximum: A compensating effect between Agulhas Current changes and salinity variations? – Paleoceanography 2015
Development of Middle Stone Age innovation linked to rapid climate change – Nature Communications 2013
Millennial-scale Agulhas Current variability and its implications for salt-leakage through the Indian–Atlantic Ocean Gateway – Earth and Planetary Science Letters 2013
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