Prof. Dr. HEIKO PÄLIKE  Curriculum Vitae (August 2012)

Professor of Paleoceanography
UFT Room 1580
Leobener Straße
D-28359 Bremen, Germany
+49 (0)421 218 65980 +49 (0)421 218 9865980

Adjunct Professor
School of Ocean & Earth Sciences

National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
University of Southampton, Waterfront Campus,
European Way, Southampton SO14 3ZH, UK
t +44 (0)23 8059 3638  f +44 (0)23 8059 3052

EDUCATION (awarded)

2002         Ph.D. Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge (with Sir Nicholas J.Shackleton)
1998         M.Sc. (Distinction) Hydrogeology, University College London (UCL)
1997          B.A. (Hons)/M.A. Cantab Natural Sciences, Clare College, University of Cambridge (Earth Science Major)
1993            Abitur, Städtisches Gymnasium Blomberg (Lippe), Germany
(Grade 1.1 in Maths, Physics, German and Geography).



2012 –                  Professor     University of Bremen, MARUM

2011                      Professor     Univ. of Southampton

2007 – 2011       Reader    (Assoc. Prof.)    Univ. of Southampton
2004 – 2007      Lecturer    (Assist. Prof.)    Univ. of Southampton
2002 – 2004      Research Scientist,       University of Stockholm
2002   NERC ODP Postdoc, Godwin Laboratory    University of Cambridge
1997   Summer Student Researcher (Aberdeen)   Mobil North Sea Ltd.
1993 – 1994      Zivildienst (social care),    Caritasverband Detmold



Co-Chief Scientist IODP Expedition 320 “Pacific Equatorial Age Transect” (2009)
Lead-Proponent IODP Drilling Proposal #626
Co-Proponent IODP Drilling Proposal #661
IPY Cruise onboard James Clark Ross, Svalbard margin, Aug/Sept. 2008
Site Survey Cruise AMAT03 onboard R/V Roger Revelle for IODP Proposal 626
Stratigraphic Correlator IODP Exp. 302 (Arctic Coring Expedition)
Stratigraphic Correlator ODP Leg 199 (Equatorial Pacific)

2011      Winner Wollaston Fund (Geological Society, London)

2008      Winner Philip Leverhulme Prize (£70000)

2007      Apple Inc. ARTS Higher Education Laureate ($30000)
1997-2001    Shell Postgraduate Bursary
1998-2001   Cambridge European Trust Award
1994-1997   Scholarship from the British Chamber of Commerce in Germany



American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America
European Geosciences Union
Geological Society, London, Fellow


Voting member, International Subcommission for Paleogene Stratigraphy
Member, IODP Science Plan Writing Committee (SPWC)
Steering Committee member, IODP INVEST Renewal conference
SPC member (from March 2011)
Panel Co-Chair, IODP Science Steering and Evaluation Panel (SSEP) (2007-2009)
Member, UK IODP Steering Committee
Co-organiser of British Council Switzerland Youth Summit on Climate Change
Organiser, WUN Earth Systems Virtual Seminar Series
Invited Referee for International Journals:
Nature, Science, Geology, Paleoceanograpy, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Quaternary Science Reviews,Invited Referee for Research Councils: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Ocean Drilling Program, European Science Foundation, NERC (UK)
Teacher on Urbino, Bremen & Shanghai Summer Schools, GSA Short Course,


Peer-reviewed journal articles:
(selected articles marked by *) full list available at or

(60) Edgar, K.M., Pälike, H., Wilson, P.A.., (2013), Testing the impact of diagenesis on the δ18O and δ13C of benthic foraminiferal calcite from a sediment burial depth transect in the equatorial Pacific, Paleoceanography 28, 683-691, doi:10.1002/palo.20045

(59) Pälike, H. (2013), Impact and Extinction, Science 339(6120), 655-656, doi:10.1126/science.1233948 (This is an editorial Perspectives article)

(58) Erhardt, A. M., Pälike, H., Paytan, A., (2013), High-resolution record of export production in the eastern equatorial Pacific across the Eocene-Oligocene transition and relationships to global climatic records, Paleoceanography 28(1), doi:10.1029/2012PA002347

(57) Rohling, E.J., Sluijs, A., Dijkstra, H.A., Koehler, P., van de Waal, RSW, von der Heydt, A.S., Beerling, D.J., Berger, A., Bijl, P.K., Crucifix, M., DeConto, R., Drijfhout, S.S., Fedorov, A., Foster, G.L., Ganopolski, A., Hansen, J., Hönisch, B., Hooghiemstra, H., Huber, M., Huybers, P., Knutti, R., Lea, D.W., Lourens, L.J., Lunt, D., Masson-Demotte, V., Medina-Elizalde, M., Otto-Bliesner, B., Pagani, M., Pälike, H., Renssen, H., Royer, D.L., Siddall, M., Valdes, P., Zachos, J.C., Zeebe, R.E. (2012), Making sense of palaeoclimate sensitivity, Nature 491 (7426), 683-691, doi:10.1038/nature11574

(56) Gibbs, S.J., Bown, P.R., Murphy, B.H., Sluijs, A., Edgar, K.M., Pälike, H., Bolton, C.T., Zachos, J.C. (2012),  Scaled biotic disruption during early Eocene global warming events, Biogeosciences 9, 4679-4688,  doi:10.5194/bg-9-4679-2012

(55) Pälike, H., Lyle, M.W., Nishi, H., Raffi, I.,  Ridgwell, A., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., Acton, G., Anderson, L., Backman, J., Baldauf, J., Beltran, C., Bohaty, S.M., Bown, P., Busch, W., Channell, J.E.T., Chun, C.O.J., Delaney, M., Dewangan, P., Dunkley Jones, T., Edgar, K.M., Evans, H., Fitch, P., Foster, G.L., Gussone, N., Hasegawa, H., Hathorne, E.C., Hayashi, H., Herrle, J.O., Holbourn, A., Hovan, S., Hyeong, K., Iijima, K., Ito, T., Kamikuri, S., Kimoto, K., Kuroda, J., Leon-Rodriguez, L., Malinverno, A., Moore, T.C., Murphy, B.H., Murphy, D.P., Nakamura, H., Ogane, K., Ohneiser, C., Richter, C., Robinson, R., Rohling, E.J., Romero, O., Sawada, K., Scher, H., Schneider, L., Sluijs, A., Takata, H., Tian, J., Tsujimoto, A., Wade, B.S., Westerhold, T., Wilkens, R., Williams, T., Wilson, P.A., Yamamoto, Y., Yamamoto, S., Yamazak, T., Zeebe, R.E. (2012), A Cenozoic record of the equatorial Pacific carbonate compensation depth, Nature 488(7413), 609-615, doi:10.1038/nature11360

(54)   Backman, J., Raffi, I., Rio, D., Fornaciari, E., Pälike, H. (2012) Biozonation and biochronology of Miocene through Pleistocene calcareous nannofossils from low and middle latitudes,  Newsletters on Stratigraphy 45(3), 221-244doi:10.1127/0078-0421/2012/0022 

(53)   Kamikuri, S., Moore, T.C., Ogane, K., Suzuki, N., Pälike, H., Nishi, H. (2012) Early Eocene to early Miocene radiolarian biostratigraphy for the low-latitude Pacific Ocean, Stratigraphy 9(1), 77-108.

(52)   Boulila, S., Galbrun, B., Laskar, J., Pälike, H. (2012) A similar to 9 myr cycle in Cenozoic delta C-13 record and long-term orbital eccentricity modulation: Is there a link?,  Earth and Planetary Science Letters 317, 273-291doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2011.11.017

(51)   Westerhold, T., Röhl, U., Wilkens, R., Pälike, H., Lyle, M., Dunkley Jones, T., Bown, P., Moore, T., Kamikuri, S., Acton, G., Ohneiser, C., Yamamoto, Y., Richter, C., Fitch, P., Scher, H., Liebrand, D., and Expedition 320/321 Scientists (2012), Revised composite depth scales and integration
of IODP Sites U1331–U1334 and ODP Sites 1218–1220, in Proceedings of the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Volume 320/321, doi: 10.2204/iodp.proc.320321.201.2011

(50) Koutsodendris, A., Brauer, A., Pälike, H., Müller, U.C., Dulski, P., Lotter, A.F., Pross, J., (2011), Sub-decadal- to decadal-scale climate cyclicity during the Holsteinian interglacial (MIS 11) evidenced in annually laminated sediments, Climate of the Past 7(3), 987-999, doi: 10.5194/cp-7-987-2011.

(49)   Liebrand, D., Lourens, L.J., Hodell, D.A., de Boer, B., van de Waal, R.S.W., Pälike, H., (2011), Antarctic ice sheet and oceanographic response to eccentricity forcing during the early Miocene, Climates of the Past 7, 869-880, doi: 10.5194/cp-7-869-2011.

(48)   Toffanin, F., Agnini, C., Fornaciari, E., Rio, D., Giusberti, L., Luciani, V., Spofforth, D.J.A., Pälike, H. (2011), Changes in calcareous nannofossil assemblages during the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum: Clues from the central-western Tethys (Alano section, NE Italy), Marine Micropaleontology 81(1-2), 22-31, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2011.07.002

 (47)  Charles, A.J., Condon, D.J., Harding, I.C., Pälike, H., Marshall, J.E.A., Cui, Y., Kump, L., Croudace, I.A., WUN pACE Group (2011), Constraints on the numerical age of the Paleocene/Eocene boundary, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 12, Q0AA17,doi:10.1029/2010GC003426.

(46) Sexton, P.F., Norris, R.D., Wilson, P.A., Pälike, H., Westerhold, T., Röhl, U., Bolton, C.T., Gibbs, S. (2011), Eocene global warming events driven by ventilation of oceanic dissolved organic carbon, Nature 471(7338), 349-352, doi:10.1038/nature09826.

(45) Bickle, M.J., Pälike, H., Teagle, D.A.H., (2011), Secrets of the Seafloor, Nature Geoscience4 (1), 3-4, doi:10.1038/ngeo1053.

(44) Harding, I.H., Charles, A.J., Marshall, J.E.A., Pälike, H., Roberts, A.P., Wilson, P.A., Jarvis, E., Thorne, R., Morris, E., Moremon, R., Pearce, R., Akbari, S. (2011), Sea-level and salinity fluctuations during the Palaeocene-Eocene thermal maximum Arctic Spitsbergen,Earth and Planetary Science Letters 303, 97-107. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2010.12.043

(44) Davies, A., Kemp, A.E.S., Pälike, H., (2011), Tropical ocean-atmosphere controls on inter-annual climate variability in the Cretaceous Arctic, Geophysical Research Letters 38, L03706,  doi: 10.1029/2010GL046151.

(43) Wade, B.S., Pearson, P.N., Berggren, W.A., Pälike, H. (2011), Review and revision of Cenozoic tropical planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy and calibration to the Geomagnetic Polarity and Astronomical Time Scale, Earth Science Reviews 104(1), 111-142, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2010.09.003.

(42) Mills, R. A., Taylor, S. L., Pälike, H. , and Thomson, J. (2010), Hydrothermal sediments record changes in deep water oxygen content in the SE Pacific, Paleoceanography, doi:10.1029/2010PA001959

(41) Agnini, C., Foranciari, E., Giusberti, L., Grandesso, P., Lanci, L., Luciani, V., Muttoni, G., Rio, D., Stefani, C., Pälike, H., Spofforth, D.J.A., (2011), Integrated bio-magnetostratigraphy of the Alano section (NE Italy): a proposal for defining the Middle-Late Eocene boundary, GSA Bulletin . doi:10.1130/B30158.1, incl. PhD student D. Spofforth.

(40) Lyle, M., Pälike, H., Nishi, H., Raffi, I., Gamage, K., Klaus, A., and the IODP Expeditions 320/321 Science Party, 2010. The Pacific Equatorial Age Transect, IODP Expeditions 320 and 321: building a 50-million-year-long environmental record of the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Scientific Drilling 9:4-15. doi:10.2204/

(39) Mills, R. A., Taylor, S. L., Pälike, H. , and Thomson, J. (2010), Hydrothermal sediments record changes in deep water oxygen content in the SE Pacific, Paleoceanography 25, PA4226, doi:10.1029/2010PA001959.

(38) Spofforth, D.J.A., Agnini, C., Pälike, H., Rio. D., Fornaciari, E., Giusberti, L., Luciani, V., Lanci, L., Muttoni, G., (2010) Organic Carbon Burial following the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO) in the central – western Tethys, Paleoceanography 25, PA3210, doi:10.1029/2009PA001738. incl. PhD student D. Spofforth.

(37) Luciana, V., Giusberti, L., Agnini, C., Fornaciari, E., Rio, D., Spofforth, D.J.A., Pälike, H. (2010) Ecological and evolutionary response of Tethyan planktonic foraminifera to the middle Eocene climatic optimum (MECO) from the Alano section (NE Italy), Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 292 (1-2), 82-95, doi:10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.03.029.

(36) Westbrook, G.K., Thatcher, K.E., Rohling, E.J., Piotrowski, A.M., Pälike, H., Osborne, A.H., Nisbet, E.G., Minshull, T.A., Lanoisellé, M., James, R.H., Hühnerbach, V., Green, D., Fisher, R.E., Crocker, A.J., Chabert, A., Bolton, C., Beszczynska-Möller, A., Berndt, C., and Aquilina, A., (2009) Escape of methane gas from the seabed along the West Spitsbergen continental margin, Geophysical Research Letters 36, L15608, doi:10.1029/2009GL03919.

(35) Tzedakis, P.C., Pälike, H., Roucoux, K.H. and de Abreau, L. (2009), Atmospheric methane, southern European vegetation and low-mid latitude links on orbital and millennial timescales, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 277 (3-4), 307-317, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2008.10.027.

*(34) DeConto, R. M., Pollard, D., Wilson, P.A., Pälike, H., Lear, C.H., Pagani, M. (2008), Thresholds for Cenozoic bipolar glaciation. Nature455 (7213), 652-656, doi:10.1038/nature07337.

(33) Friedrich, O., Norris, R. D., Bornemann, A., Beckmann, B., Pälike, H., Worstell, P., Hofmann, P. and Wagner, T. (2008) Cyclic changes in Turonian to Coniacian planktic foraminiferal assemblages from the tropical Atlantic Ocean. Marine Micropaleontology 68 (3-4), 299-313, doi:10.1016/j.marmicro.2008.06.003.

(32) Pälike, H. and Hilgen, F. (2008) Correspondence. Rock clock synchronization. Nature Geoscience 1 (5), 282, doi:10.1038/ngeo197.

(31) Pälike, H., Spofforth, D.J.A., O’Regan, M., Gattacceca, J., (2008) Orbital scale variations and timescales from the Arctic Ocean, Paleoceanography 23, PA1S10, doi:10.1029/2007PA001490. incl. PhD student D. Spofforth.

(30) Spofforth, D.J.A., Pälike, H., Green, D., (2008) Paleogene record of elemental concentrations in sediments from the Arctic Ocean obtained by XRF analyses, Paleoceanography 23, PA1S09, doi:10.1029/2007PA001489. (ø PhD student).

(29) Sangiorgi, F., van Soelen, E. E., Spofforth, D., Pälike, H., Stickley, C., St John, K., Koç, N., Schouten, S., Sinninghe Damsté, J. S., Brinkhuis, H. (2008), Cyclicity in the middle Eocene central Arctic Ocean sediment record: Orbital forcing and environmental response, Paleoceanography 23, PA1S08, doi:10.1029/2007PA001487. incl. PhD student D. Spofforth.

(28) O’Regan, M., King, J., Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Pälike, H., Moran, K., Heil, C., Sakamoto, T., Cronin, T. M., Jordan, R. W. (2008), Constraints on the Pleistocene chronology of sediments from the Lomonosov Ridge, Paleoceanography 23, PA1S19, doi:10.1029/2007PA001551.

(27) Backman, J., Jakobsson, M., Frank, M., Sangiorgi, F., Brinkhuis, H., Stickley, C., O’Regan, M., Løvlie, R., Pälike, H., Spofforth, D., Gattacecca, J., Moran, K., King, J., Heil, C. (2008), Age model and core-seismic integration for the Cenozoic Arctic Coring Expedition sediments from the Lomonosov Ridge, Paleoceanography 23, PA1S03, doi:10.1029/2007PA001476. incl. PhD student D. Spofforth.

(26) Moore, T.C., Mitchell, N., Lyle, M., Backman, J., Pälike, H. (2007), Hydrothermal Pits in the Biogenic Sediments of the Equatorial Pacific Ocean, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystem 8 (3), Q03015, doi:10.1029/2006GC001501.

*(25) Pälike, H., Norris, R. D., Herrle, J. O., Wilson, P. A., Coxall, H. K., Lear, C. H., Shackleton, N. J., Tripati, A. K., Wade, B. S. (2006), The Heartbeat of the Oligocene Climate System, Science 314 (5807), 1894-1898. (doi:10.1126/science.1133822)

(24) Pälike, H., Frazier, J., Zachos, J.C. (2006), Extended orbitally forced palaeoclimatic records from the equatorial Atlantic Ceara Rise, Quaternary Science Reviews 25, 3138-3149(doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.02.011).

(23) Moore, T.C. and Pälike, H. (2006) Time is of the essence. Oceanography 19(4), 16-21.

(22) Raffi, I., Backman, J., Fornaciari, E., Pälike, H., Rio, D., Lourens, L., Hilgen, F., (2006) A Review of calcareous nannofossil astrobiochronology encompassing the past 25 million years, Quaternary Science Reviews 25(23-24), 3113-3137 (doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.07.007)

(21) Tzedakis, P.C., Hooghiemstra, H., Pälike, H., (2006) The last 1.35 million years at Tenaghi Philippon: revised chronostratigraphy and long-term vegetation trends, Quaternary Science Reviews 25(23-24), 3416-3430. (doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.09.002 )

(20) Brinkhuis, H. et al. (incl. Pälike, H.), (2006) Episodic fresh surface waters in the Eocene Arctic Ocean, Nature441(7093), 606-609. (doi:10.1038/nature04692)

*(19) Moran, K. et al. (incl. Pälike, H.), (2006) The Cenozoic palaeoenvironment of the Arctic Ocean, Nature 441(7093), 601-605. (doi:10.1038/nature04800)

(18) Pagani, M. et al. (incl. Pälike, H.), (2006) Arctic hydrology during global warming at the Palaeocene/Eocene thermal maximum. Nature 442(7103), 671-675. (doi:10.1038/nature05043)

(17) Sluijs, A. et al. (incl. Pälike, H.), (2006) Subtropical Arctic Ocean temperatures during the Palaeocene-Eocene thermal maximum, Nature 441(7093), 610-613. (doi:10.1038/nature04668)

(16) Jovane, L., Florindo, F., Sprovieri, M, Pälike, H. (2006), Astronomic calibration of the Late Eocene/ Early Oligocene Massignano Section (Central Italy), Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Geosystems (G3) 7(7), Paper Q07012, doi:10.1029/2005GC001195.

(15) Gale, A.S., Huggett, J.M., Pälike, H., Laurie, E., Hailwood, E.A., Hardenbol, J. (2006), Correlation of Eocene–Oligocene marine and continental records: orbital cyclicity, magnetostratigtraphy and sequence stratigraphy of the Solent Group, Isle of Wight, UK, Journal of the Geological Society 163(2): 401-415. (5)

(14) Backman, J., Moran, K., McInroy, D., and the IODP Expedition 302 Scientists (incl. Pälike, H.). (2005) IODP Expedition 302, Arctic Coring Expedition (ACEX): a first look at the Cenozoic paleoceanography of the central Arctic Ocean. Sci. Drill., 1:12–17. doi:10.2204/

(13) Raffi. I., Backman, J., Pälike, H. (2005), Changes in calcareous nannofossil assemblages across the Paleocene/Eocene transition from the paleo-equatorial Pacific Ocean, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 226(1-2): 93-126, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2005.05.006.

(12) Rohling, E. J., Pälike H., (2005), Centennial-scale climate cooling with a sudden cold event around 8,200 years ago, Nature434(7036): 975–979, doi:10.1038/nature03421.

*(11) Coxall, H.K., Wilson, P.A., Pälike H., Lear, C.H., Backman, J., (2005), Rapid stepwise onset of Antarctic glaciation and deeper calcite compensation in the Pacific Ocean, Nature433(7021): 53-57. doi:10.1038/nature03135

(10) Pälike, H., Moore, T.C., Backman, J., Raffi, I., Lanci, L., Parés, J., Janecek, T., (2005) Integrated stratigraphic correlation and improved composite depth scales for ODP Sites 1218 and 1219, In Wilson, P.A., Lyle, M., Janecek, T.R., and Firth, J.V. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 199, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX.

(9) Wade, B. S. and Pälike, H., (2005) Data Report: Oligocene paleoceanography and benthic stable isotope results from Site , In Wilson, P.A., Lyle, M., Janecek, T.R., and Firth, J.V. (Eds.), Proc. ODP, Sci. Results, 199, Ocean Drilling Program, College Station, TX.

(8) Wade, B.S., Pälike, H., (2004), Oligocene Climate Dynamics, Paleoceanography 19: PA4019. doi: 10.1029/2004PA001042.

*(7) Pälike, H., Laskar, J., Shackleton, N.J. (2004), Geological constraints on the chaotic diffusion of the Solar System, Geology 32(11):929-932. doi:10.1130/G20750.1

(6) Moore, T.C. Jnr., Backman, J., Raffi, I., Nigrini, C., Sanfilippo, A., Pälike, H., Lyle, M. (2004) Paleogene tropical Pacific: Clues to circulation, productivity, and plate motion, Paleoceanography 19, PA3013, doi: 10.1029/2003PA000998.

(5) Billups, K., Pälike, H., Channell, J., Zachos. J., Shackleton, N.J. (2004), Astronomical calibration of the late Oligocene through early Miocene Geomagnetic Polarity Time Scale, Earth and Planetary Science Letters224:33-44.

(4) Horng, C.-S., Lee, M.-Y., Pälike, H., Wei, K.-Y., Liang, W.-T., Iizuka, Y., M., Tori (2002) Astronomically calibrated ages for geomagnetic reversals within the Matuyama chron. Earth Planets Space54(6):679-690.

(3) Pälike, H., Shackleton, N.J., Röhl, U. (2001) Astronomical forcing in late Eocene marine sediments. Earth and Planetary Science Letters193(3-4):589-602.

(2) Zachos, J. C., Shackleton, N. J., Revenaugh, J. S., Pälike, H, Flower, B. P. (2001) Climate response to orbital forcing across the Oligocene-Miocene boundary. Science292(5515):274-278.

(1) Pälike, H., Shackleton, N. J. (2000) Constraints on astronomical parameters from the geological record for the last 25 My. Earth and Planetary Science Letters182(2):1-14.


Invited Presentations:

Pälike, H., Invited Speaker, Imperial College (March 2011)
Pälike, H.,Invited Speaker, UCL (February 2011)
Pälike, H.,Invited Speaker, Geological Student Union 65th Anniversary, Utrecht (January 2011)
Pälike, H., Convenor, and presenter special IODP/PEAT session at AGU  (December 2010)
Pälike, H., Invited Speaker, Geology Kolloquium, University of Frankfurt  (November 2010)
Pälike, H., Invited Speaker, Royal Society/Australian National Academy Meeting, Perth, Australia (October 2010)
Pälike, H., Invited Speaker, AGU, San Francisco (December 2009)
Pälike, H., Invited Speaker, University of Melbourne (November 2009)
Pälike, H., Invited Speaker, TAMU, College Station (October 2009)
Pälike, H., IODP Invest Meeting (Steering Committee)
Pälike, H., GFZ Potsdam, Germany (Sept. 2008).
Pälike, H., Univ. Busan, Korea (May 2008).

Pälike, H., NAG Conference, Royal Society, March 2008.
Pälike, H., ICP 2007, Shanghai, China (Opening Presentation).
Pälike, H et al. (Oct 2006), The Heartbeat of the Oligocene Climate System, Department of Earth Sciences Seminar, Cambridge
Pälike, H., (Oct. 2006), INVITED TALK: Incorporation of geological cycles in establishing geological time scales, GSA/Paleosociety Short Course, Philadelphia, U.S.A.
Pälike, H., et al. (Sept. 2006), INVITED TALK: Pacific Oligocene reference curve, IAMG XIth Congress, Liège, Belgium.
Pälike, H et al. (Oct 2006), The Heartbeat of the Oligocene Climate System, British Antarctic Service Seminar, Cambridge
Pälike, H., Mitchell, N.C., and AMAT 03 Survey Cruise Scientists (May 2006), First results from Site Survey Cruise AMAT03 in support for IODP Expedition 320, ECORD IODP Euroforum Meeting, Cardiff
Pälike, H., Norris, R., Herrle, J.O., Wilson, P.A., Lear, C.H., Coxall, H.K., Tripati, A.K. (Dec. 2005), Pacific “Stable isotope reference curve” for the Oligocene. AGU Fall Meeting 2005 Eos Transactions AGU Fall Meet. Suppl. 86(52), Abstract PP52B-06, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Pälike, H., ACEX Scientists (June 2005), INVITED TALK: The physical property record from the Arctic Coring Expedition in the framework of orbital forcing at high latitudes., Palaeoclimate Change: High Latitudes and Ocean Circulation Abstract Volume. London, UK, Geological Society of London.
Pälike, H., Moore, T.C., Backman, J., Raffi, I., Parés, J, Lanci, L.., Shackleton, N.J., Implications From a new Continuous Astronomically Calibrated Geological Time Scale Back to ~42  Myrs. AGU Fall Meeting 2003 Eos Transactions AGU Fall Meet. Suppl. 84(46), Abstract PP42D-06, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Pälike, Heiko and Shackleton, N.J. (2003) Milankovitch Cyclicity and Stable Isotope Calibration in the Paleogene. ISPS Symposium on the Paleogene: Preparing for Modern Life and Climate Proceedings with Abstracts, S-9, Leuven, Belgium.
Shackleton, Nicholas J., Crowhurst, Simon J., Pälike, Heiko, Laskar, Jacques  (2002) Orbital Tuning and re-Tuning; Art and Science. AGU Fall Meeting 2002 Eos Transactions AGU Fall Meet. Suppl. 83(47), San Francisco, U.S.A.

FUNDING (since 2002, as PI or co-PI, excluding shiptime):

£M2.7/£M1.8 to HP (grants from NERC, PPARC, Nuffield Found., Leverhulme Trust),
€M6.2/€M0.7 to HP (EU FP7 ITN,ESF RNP, EU FP7 CA), $30,000 (Apple Inc. ARTS Laureate)