Alfred Lothar Wegener

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German geophysicist who proposed the theory of continental drift (1880-1930)


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levels, since the boundary conditions are different from the ice age," added Professor Gerrit Lohmann, leader of the Paleoclimate Dynamics group at the Alfred Wegener Institute.
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The new research "gives confidence in the predictions of the current generation of ice sheet models which are used to forecast future ice loss from Antarctica and resulting sea level rise," notes coauthor Gerhard Kuhn of the Alfred Wegener Institute.
This was demonstrated in a study conducted by experts at the Alfred Wegener Institute and a Swiss colleague, recently published in the journal Science Advances.
The team, led by the University of Southampton with British Antarctic Survey, UEA and the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany, studied the ocean circulation and carbon concentration of the Weddell Gyre, a region of critical importance for carbon removal from the atmosphere lying east of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Australian universities and research organisations which include CSIRO will coordinate with international interests including the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research in New Zealand, the Japanese Marine Science and Technology Centre, and the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Germany.
Hero or heroine: Alfred Wegener, German explorer and geophysicist, or Michel Thomas, composer of foreign language courses.
Alfred Wegener saw the global scattering of tillites in a very different light; here was clear evidence that continents were previously clustered together and had since been moved apart (Wegener, 1912, 1924).
As project partner Sven Thatje, from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, Germany, indicated that the most important part of the consortium's work relates to the compilation and analysis of existing data, whether they take the form of national scientific papers, local reports, or news articles.
An international research team led by Ulf Riebesell of Germany's Alfred Wegener Institite for Polar and Marine Research found that under the sort of acidic conditions expected in the upper levels of many oceans by century's end, coccolithophorid shell growth was as much as 83 percent slower and marked by malformations.
In 1912, Alfred Wegener, the father of the theory of continental drift, presented extensive evidence showing that some two hundred million years ago the world's continents were all joined into a single supercontinent, which he called Pangaea.