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2021.01.07 | Staff, Department of Geoscience

Tree rings capture an unruly sun

Article by Associate Professor Mads Faurschou Knudsen in the journal Nature Geoscience.

Thick deposits of loess (wind-blown dust) in Tajikistan (Central Asia), which have accumulated over approx. 2 million years, makes it possible to reconstruct changes in the area's environment, climate and ecology, as well as date the first presence of prehistoric and modern people in the area.
Potential migration routes out of Africa for early hominins and anatomically modern humans

2020.12.18 | Department of Geoscience, News, Grant

The Department of Geoscience participates in an international NordForsk project on human origins and emigration from Africa

Andrew Murray and Mads Faurschou Knudsen from the Department of Geoscience, together with colleagues from DTU and the universities in Oslo, Uppsala, Moscow, Novosibirsk and Dushanbe (Tajikistan), have received 15 million. NOK to study the first presence of both prehistoric and anatomically modern humans in Central Asia.

[Translate to English:] Denys James Grombacher, Tanzania, 2019

2020.11.23 | Department of Geoscience, Grant, News

Assistant Professor Denys James Grombacher receives a grant from the Danish Independent Research Foundation

Denys James Grombacher receives funding for the project "Finding drinking water in data-poor regions".

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