Associate Professor

Torgeir Opeland Røthe

Torgeir Opeland Røthe
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Sogndal
HB, H-1037

Field of work

Quaternary geologist interested in paleoclimate, glaciers and geohazards. Currently teaching GE413-Cartography and GIS and GE483-Climate Change

Education and work:

  • 2014-2019 PhD student from Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen
    Thesis title: Reconstruction of palaeoenvironmental variations from lacustrine sediments in sub-Arctic and Arctic lakes, and their climatic implications
    Journal publications:
    Røthe T. O., Bakke J., Vasskog K., Gjerde M., D'Andrea W.J. and Bradley, R.S (2015) Arctic Holocene glacier fluctuations reconstructed from lake sediments at Mitrahalvøya, Spitsbergen
    Røthe T. O., Bakke J., Støren E.W.N and Bradley R.S. (2018) Reconstructing Holocene glacier and climate fluctuations from lake sediments in Vårfluesjøen, Northern Spitsbergen
    Røthe T. O., Bakke J. and Støren E.W.N (2019) Glacier outburst floods reconstructed from lake sediments and their implications for Holocene variations of the plaeau glacier Folgefonna in western Norway
    Røthe T. O., Bakke J., Støren E.W.N and Dahl S.O. (2019) Wintertime extreme events recorded by lake sediments in Arctic Norway
  • 2013-2014 Research assistant Bjerknes senter for climate research
    Lab and field work
  • 2011-2013 Master in quaternary geology and paleoclimate from Department of Earth Science, University of Bergen
    Thesis title: Reconstruction of late holocene glacier and climate variability from the distal glacier-fed lake Kløsa at Mitrahalvøya, Spitsbergen

Courses taught

  • GE483 Climate change
  • GE413 Kartlære og GIS

Research areas

  • Paleoclimate
  • Geohazards
  • Lake sediments
  • Quaternary deposits
  • Glacial variations and extent