Jan Veizer

Distinguished University Professor
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Ottawa
E-mail: jveizer@uottawa.ca
Page: http://www.science.uottawa.ca/~veizer/default.html

Fields of interest:

  • theoretical and practical development of chemical and isotopic techniques for studies of diagenesis in
  • development of isotopic curves (Sr, C, O, and to a degree S) for past
  • development of the quantitative concepts of recycling for the terrestrial exogenic system, including continental crust and
  • quantification of biogeochemical cycles in riverine systems.


Recent publications:

C. Korte, P.J. Jones, U. Brand, D. Mertmann and J. Veizer:
Oxygen isotope values from high latitudes: clues for Permian sea-surface temperature gradients and Late Paleozoic
Palaeogeography, Paleoclimatology, Palaeoecology, Vol. 269, (2008), pp. 1-16

A. Kouchinsky, S. Bengtson, Y. Gallet, I. Korovnikov, V. Pavlov, B. Runnegar, G. Shields, J. Veizer, E. Young and K. Ziegler:
The SPICE carbon isotope excursion in Siberia: a combined study of the upper Middle Cambrian – lowermost Ordovician Kulyumbe River section, northwestern siberian
Geological Magazine, Vol. 145, (2008), pp. 609-622

J. Veizer: 
Climate, water and CO2: a geological perspective,
Geological Magazine, Vol. 72, (2008), pp. 297-298

A. Kouchinsky, S. Bengtson, Y. Gallet, I. Korovnikov, V. Pavlov, B. Runnegar, G. Shields, J. Veizer, E. Young and K. Ziegler: 
Geological investigation of a section at Kulyumbe River in Siberia,
Pangea, (2008), doi:10.1594/PANGEA.687608

A. Karim, J. Veizer and J. Barth: 
Net Ecosystem Production in the Great Lakes Basin and its implications for the North American missing carbon sink: A hydrologic and stable isotope
Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 61, (2007), pp. 15-27

H. Freitag, P.R. Ferguson, K. Dubois, E.K. Hayford, von V. Vorztzogbe and J. Veizer:
Water and carbon fluxes from savanna ecosystems of Volta River watershed, West
Global and Planetary Change, Vol. 61, (2007), pp. 3-14

A. Prokoph, G.A. Shields and J. Veizer: 
Compilation and time-series analysis of marine carbonate d18O, d13C, 87Sr/86Sr and d34S databases through Earth
Earth Science Reviews, Vol. 87, (2008), pp. 113-134

J. Farkas, F. Bohm, K. Wallmann, J. Blenkinsop, A. Eisenhauer, R. van Geldern, A. Munnecke, S. Voigt and J. Veizer: 
Calcium isotope budget of Phanerozoic oceans: implications for chemical evolution of seawater and its causative
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Vol. 71, (2007), pp. 5117-5134

T. Wotte, J.-J. Alvaro, G.A. Shields, B. Brown, M. Brasier and J. Veizer:
High resolution C-, O- and Sr-isotope stratigraphy across the Lower-Middle Cambrian transition of the Cantabrian Mountains (Spain) and the Montagne Noire (France), west
Paleogeography, Paleoclimatology, Paleoecology, Vol. 256, (2007), pp. 47-70

P.R. Ferguson, N. Weinrauch, L.I. Wassenaar, B. Mayer and J. Veizer:
Partitioning regional evaporation and transpiration water vapor fluxes in the northern Great Plains of North
Global Biogeochemical Cycles, Vol. 21, (2007), doi:10.1029/2006GB002702