Damien Becker

priv. doc. Dr. Damien Becker
Conservateur
JURASSICA Museum
Rte de Fontenais 21
CH-2900 Porrentruy
Switzerland


Phone: +41 (0) 32 420 92 10
E-mail: damien.becker(at)jurassica.ch
URL Institution: www.jurassica.ch


Programs in which Damien Becker holds an official function:
SPGmember



Additional functions:
Member of the Scientific Concil of Fondation Jules Thurmann (FJT)
Elected member of committee of Cercle d'études scientifiques de la Société jurassienne d'émulation (SJE)
Elected member of committee of Swiss Palaeontological Society (SPS)
Associated Editor of the Swiss Journal of Geosciences
Scientific Editor of the scientific contributions of the Actes de la Société jurassienne d'émulation


Key Publications of Damien Becker (up to ten) :
Kocsis, L., Ozsvárt, P., Becker, D., Ziegler, R., Scherler, L. & Codrea, V. 2014: Alpine forced terrestrial climate variation during late Eocene-early Oligocene in Europe. Geology 42, 727-730.

Becker, D., Rauber, G. & Scherler, L. 2013: New small mammal fauna of the late Middle Eocene from a fissure filling of La Verrerie de Roches (Jura, NW Switzerland). Revue de Paléobiologie 32/2, 139-152.

Scherler, L., Mennecart, B., Hiard, F. & Becker, D. 2013: Evolutionary history of hoofed mammals during the Oligocene-Miocene transition in Western Europe. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 106, 349-369.

Becker, D., Antoine, P.-O., Maridet, O. 2013: A new genus of Rhinocerotidae (Mammalia, Perissodactyla) from the Oligocene of Europe. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 11, 947-972.

Becker, D. 2009: Earliest record of rhinocerotoids (Mammalia: Perissodactyla) from Switzerland: Systematics and biostratigraphy. Swiss Journal of Geosciences 102, 375-390.


Expertise of Damien Becker:
Expertise CategorySpecific Expertise
Expert TypeExpert Type
Scientific / Fundamental Research
Topic AtmosphereClimate
Topic LithosphereLithosphere
Sediments: Formation, Dynamics, Metamorphism
Topic BiosphereBiosphere
Animals
Biodiversity
Topic EcosystemsEcosystems
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Spatial ScaleContinental
Regional
Time FrameTime Frame
Past
Past: Quarternary
Past: Tertiary
Statistical FocusStatistical Focus
Mean Change / Trends
Time ScaleTime Scale
100 kyr
Billenial (Mio yrs)
MethodsMethod
Data Collection
Data Collection - Measurement
Data Collection - Documents, Archives
Data Analysis

Specialties of Damien Becker:
Mammal palaeobiogeography, palaeobiology and evolution – Rhinocerotoid systematics – Late Pleistocene large mammals and megafauna extinction – Lithostratigraphy, biostratigraphy and palaeogeography of the Molasse Basin and the Upper Rhine Graben

Last update: 2/6/18
Source of data: ProClim- Research InfoSystem (1993-2018)

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