Camilla Snowman Andresen

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  • Øster Voldgade 10
    1350 Copenhagen K

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Reconstruction Quaternary variability of the Greenland Ice Sheet and changes to the surrounding ocean currents based on Greenland fjord, shelf and deep sea sediment cores. North Atlantic paleoclimatology, paleoceanography and climatic teleconnections based on marine and lake sediment cores.  



2021: Panel score A at evaluation step 2 for ERC Adv. Grant 2021 proposal IceRain

2015: Young Investigator Award (associate professor level) by the VILLUM Foundation, Denmark.

2009: Eliteforsk Research award (Ung Eliteforsker pris) by Independent Research Fund Denmark.

2008: Steno-Stipendiate by Independent Research Fund Denmark

2005: Distinguished individual postdoctoral grant from the Carlsberg Foundation

2004: Distinguished individual postdoctoral grant from the VILLUM Foundation



2023 – 2025: PI of DFF1 project ‘Gulfstream variability in a globally warming world: the forgotten Danish Archive’. Funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark.

2021 – 2022: PI of project Eemian for the Future. Funded by Geocenter DK.

2021 – 2026: Co-lead of DFF2 project GreenPlanning. Multi-disciplinary team. Funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark

2021 – 2026: WP Co-PI in project ClimateNarratives - Exchanging local narratives and scientific understanding of climate changes in indigenous communities of Greenland and the southwest Pacific. Multi-disciplinary team. Funded by the Research Council of Norway to Uni. of Bergen.

2015 – 2021: PI of project Past and future dynamics of the Greenland Ice Sheet: what is the ocean hiding? Funded by VILLUM Foundations ‘Young Investigator Programme‘.

2013 – 2021: PI of project Upernavik Glacier - a case study for improving predictions of future dynamic mass loss from Northwest Greenland. Funded by Geocenter DK.

2009 – 2012: PI of project SEDIMICE – Linking marine sediments with ice-sheet response and glacier retreat in Greenland.  Funded by Geocenter DK.

2008 – 2012: PI of project Late-Holocene climate variability in Greenland reconstructed on basis of marine sediments focusing on warmer periods. Steno-project funded by Independent Research Fund Denmark.

2005: PI of Climate variability during the latest 3000 years reconstructed on basis of lake sediments in an Atlantic transect: The Azores Islands and the Faroe Islands. Funded by Carlsberg Foundation.

2004: PI of project Climate variability during the latest 11500 years reconstructed on basis of lake sediments in an Atlantic transect: The Faroe Islands, the Azores Islands, Tristan da Cunha and Staten Island (Argentina). Funded by VILLUM Foundation

Since 2012: CO-PI or International partner to 14 (inter)national research projects and sea-going expeditions focusing on North Atlantic and arctic paleoclimate and Greenland ice sheet change.

Combined funding for PI and collaborative research projects: 8.5 mio. Euros/ 63 mio DKr




Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Holocene climate variability in the Denmark Strait area as evidenced from marine and lacustrine stratigraphies, University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 13 Feb 2004

Master, An Intra-Allerød cold period, stratigraphical analysis and D14C variations in sediments from Lake Gammelmose, Jylland., University of Copenhagen

Award Date: 20 Nov 1998

External positions

Ass. Proff. II, Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research

1 Feb 2022 → …

Steno stipendiate

1 Sept 200831 Aug 2012

Postdoctoral Researcher, Lund University

1 Jan 200431 Dec 2005

PhD Student, University of Copenhagen

1 Jan 20001 Oct 2003


  • QE Geology
  • Holocene Greenland ice sheet ice ocean interactions climate variability marineterminating glaciers iceberg rafted debris foraminifera Greenland fjord sediment cores

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  • Programme Area 5: Nature and Climate


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