Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Otto Schmidt Laboratory St. Petersburg; Member of Arctic in Rapid Transition (ART) Science Advisory Board; Vice-speaker of the DFG International (Canadian-German) Research Training Group “ArcTrain"; Topic Editor of the "International Journal of Earth Sciences"
Arctic Ocean Paleoceanography: Reconstruction of (1) sea-ice cover and its variability through Cenozoic times, (2) history of circum-Arctic ice sheets, and (3) long-term climate change through late Mesozoic to Cenozoic times - Approach: sedimentological and organic-geochemical/biomarker proxies
PACES II 3: The earth system from a polar perspective: Data, modelling and synthesis
PACES II 3.1: Circumpolar climate variability and global teleconnections at seasonal to orbital time scales
PACES II 3.2: Earth system on tectonic time scales: From greenhouse to icehouse world