Helmut Weissert

portrait Prof. em. Helmut Weissert

Climate Geology
Geologisches Institut
ETH Zürich
Sonneggstr. 5
CH-8092 Zürich

Mailing Address:

Säntisstrasse 4a
-8280 Kreuzlingen

Phone2: +41 (0) 44 632 36 65
Fax: +41 (0) 44 632 10 80
E-mail: helmut.weissert(at)erdw.ethz.ch
URL Institution: www.climategeology.ethz.ch/
Personal URL: link

Key Publications of Helmut Weissert (up to ten) :
Menegatti, A., Weissert, H., Brown, R., Tyson, R., Farrimond, P., Strasser, A., Caron, M., 1998. High resolution 13C-stratigraphy through the Early Aptian "Livello Selli equivalente" of the alpine Tethys. Paleoceanography.
Weissert, H., Erba, E., 2004. Volcanism, CO2 and palaeoclimate: a Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous carbon and oxygen isotope record. Journal of the Geological Society 161, 695-702.
Méhay, S., Keller, C. E., Bernasconi, S. M., Weissert, H., Erba, E., Bottini, C., and Hochuli, P. A., 2009, A volcanic CO2 pulse triggered the Cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a and a biocalcification crisis: Geology, v. 37, no. 9, p. 819-822.
Erba, E., Bottini, C., Weissert, H. J., and Keller, C. E., 2011, Response to Comment on ‚Calcareous Nannoplankton Response to Surface-Water Acidification Around Oceanic Anoxic Event 1a‚ Science, v. 332, no. 6026, p. 175-175.
Erba, E., Duncan, R.A., Bottini, C., Tiraboschi, D., Weissert, H., Jenkyns, H.C., Malinverno, A., 2015. Environmental consequences of Ontong Java Plateau and Kerguelen Plateau volcanism. Geological Society of America Special Papers 511, SPE511-515.

Expertise of Helmut Weissert:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeScientific / Fundamental Research
Topic LithosphereGeochemical Processes
Sediments: Formation, Dynamics, Metamorphism
Topic Integrated SystemsCarbon Cycle
Spatial ScaleGlobal / Hemispheric
Time FramePast: Quarternary
Past: Tertiary
Past: Cretaceous
Past: Jurassic
Statistical FocusExtreme Events
Mean Change / Trends
Time ScaleMillenial
100 kyr
Billenial (Mio yrs)
MethodsData Collection - Measurement
Literature Study

Specialties of Helmut Weissert:
Mesozoic-Cenozoic climate and the global carbon cycle; Response of biosphere to greenhouse climate pulses; Alpine paleoceanography, stratigraphy

Last update: 2/25/22
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