Paul Loubere, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Oceanography and Marine Geology, Oregon State University 1981, Distinguished Research Professor, Adjunct Professor


Professional Interests:

Global Climate Change Processes and Record, see:

Ocean regulation of atmospheric CO2 content, and climate change

Climate change impacts on human culture and history

Methods for recovering paleoceanographic and climate information from marine sediments

Selected Publications:

Loubere, P., Creamer, W., and Haas, J., 2012, Evolution of the El-Nino Southern Oscillation in the late Holocene and insolation driven change in the tropical annual SST cycle, Global and Planetary Change, in press.

Loubere, P., Fariduddin, M., and Richaud, M., 2011, Glacial marine nutrient and carbon redistribution: Evidence from the tropical ocean, Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 12 (8), doi:10.1029/2011GC003546.

Loubere, P., Jacobson, B., Klitgaard-Kristensen, D., Husum, K., Jernas, P., and Richaud, M., 2011, The structure of benthic environments and the paleochemical record of Foraminifera, Deep Sea Research, I, 58, 535-545.

Loubere, P., and Fariduddin, M., 2008, Tropical Pacific-Atlantic climate-driven switching of thermocline nutrient content and export production, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 22, GB3026, doi:10.1029/2007GB003117.

Loubere, P., and R. Chellappa, 2008, Quantitative proxies for seabed calcite dissolution at higher latitudes, Paleoceanography, 23, PA1209/2007PA001470.

Loubere, P., and Bennett, S., 2008, Southern Ocean biogeochemical impact on the tropical ocean: stable isotope records from the Pacific for the past 25,000 years, Global and Planetary Change, 63, 333-340.

Loubere, P., 2007, Organic carbon and Carbonate fluxes: Links to Climate Change, Introduction, Deep Sea Research II, v. 54, p.437-446.

Loubere, P., M. Richaud, and S. Mireles, 2007, Variability in tropical thermocline nutrient chemistry on the glacial/interglacial timescale, Deep Sea Research II, v. 54, p. 747-761.

Loubere, P., Richaud, M., Liu, Z., and Mekik, F., 2003, Oceanic conditions in the eastern equatorial Pacific during the onset of ENSO in the Holocene, Quaternary Research, v. 60, 142-148.

Loubere, P., 2001, Nutrient and oceanographic changes in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific from the last full Glacial to the Present, Global & Planetary Change, 29, 77-98.

Loubere, P., 2000, Marine control of biological production in the eastern equatorial Pacific, Nature, 406, 497-500.