Giuseppe Cortese


Full Name: Giuseppe Cortese

Position: Paleoclimate Scientist

Contact details

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Phone: +64-4-570 4553


1991: MSc (110/110), Geology; 1995: PhD, Paleontology

Areas of expertise

Geology: Paleoceanography
Geology: Paleoclimatology
Geology: Quaternary research
Paleoclimate: Paleoenvironmental reconstruction
Paleontology: Biogeography
Paleontology: Biostratigraphy
Paleontology: Micropaleontology
Paleontology: Neogene micropaleontology
Paleontology: Paleoceanography
Paleontology: Paleoclimatology
Paleontology: Paleoecology
Paleontology: Paleoenvironmental analysis
Paleontology: Radiolarians

Professional activities

Radfolks, radiolarian mailinglist: Administrator
International Association of Radiolarian Paleontologists (InterRad): Cenozoic/Recent Working-group: Chair
Ocean Drilling Program: New Zealand representative

Major publications

Cortese, G.; Dunbar, G.B.; Carter, L.; Scott, G.H.; Bostock, H.; Bowen, M.; Crundwell, M.P.; Hayward, B.W.; Howard, W.; Martinez, J.I.; Moy, A.; Neil, H.; Sabaa, A.; Sturm, A. 2013 Southwest Pacific Ocean response to a warmer world : insights from Marine Isotope Stage 5e. Paleoceanography, 28(3): 585-598; doi: 10.1002/palo.20052

Cortese, G.; Gersonde, R.; Maschner, K.; Medley, P. 2012 Glacial-interglacial size variability in the diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis : possible iron/dust controls? Paleoceanography, 27(1): PA1208; doi: 10.1029/2011PA002187

Cortese, G.; Gersonde, R. 2008 Plio/Pleistocene changes in the main biogenic silica carrier in the Southern Ocean, Atlantic sector. Marine Geology, 252(3/4): 100-110; doi: 10.1016/j.margeo.2008.03.015

Cortese, G.; Abelmann, A.; Gersonde, R. 2007 The last five glacial-interglacial transitions : a high-resolution 450,000-year record from the subantarctic Atlantic. Paleoceanography, 22(4): PA4203; doi: 10.1029/2007PA001457

Cortese, G.; Gersonde, R. 2007 Morphometric variability in the diatom Fragilariopsis kerguelensis : implications for Southern Ocean paleoceanography. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 257(3/4): 526-544

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