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Ioan Lascu

Ioan	 Lascu

Research Associate

Mineral Sciences

Climate Change and Earth-Ocean-Atmosphere Systems


Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223 333433


Research Interests

  • Speleothem magnetism
  • Environmental magnetism as a tracer of ocean circulation
  • Biogenic magnetite in marine and lake sediments
  • Quantifying magnetic components in geologic materials
  • Late Quaternary climate change in North America and Eastern Europe

Key Publications

Recent Publications

Selected publications from previous research

Blumentritt, D. J. and Lascu, I., 2014, A comparison of magnetic susceptibility measurement techniques and ferrimagnetic component analysis from recent sediments in Lake Pepin (USA). In Da Silva, A.-C. et al. (eds.), Magnetic susceptibility application: a window onto ancient environments and climatic variations, Geological Society, London, Special Publications 414, p.197-207, doi: 10.1144/SP414.6.

Lascu, I. and Plank, C. P., 2013, A new dimension to sediment magnetism: Charting the spatial variability of magnetic properties across lake basins, Global and Planetary Change 110, p. 340-349, doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2013.03.013.

McLauchlan, K. K., Lascu, I., Myrbo, A. and Leavitt, P. R., 2013, Variable ecosystem response to climate change during the Holocene in northern Minnesota, U.S.A., 2013, Geological Society of America Bulletin 125, p. 445-452, doi: 10.1130/B30737.1.

Lascu, I., McLauchlan, K., Myrbo, A., Leavitt, P. R. and Banerjee, S. K., 2012, Sediment-magnetic evidence for last millennium drought conditions at the prairie–forest ecotone of northern United States, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 337-338, p. 99-107, doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.04.001.

Lascu, I. and Feinberg, J. M., 2011, Speleothem magnetism, Quaternary Science Reviews 30, p. 3306-3320, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2011.08.004.

Lascu, I., Banerjee, S. K. and Berquó, T. S., 2010, Quantifying the concentration of ferrimagnetic particles in sediments using rock-magnetic methods, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 11, Q08Z19, doi: 10.1029/2010GC003182.

Labourdette, R., Lascu, I., Mylroie, J. E. and Roth, M. J., 2007, Process-like modeling of flank margin caves: From genesis to burial evolution, Journal of Sedimentary Research 77, p. 965-979, doi: 10.2110/jsr.2007.086.

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