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Mr. Mohd Amir

Mohd Amir

PhD Student
Department of Earth Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
208016 Kanpur


  ECN Member

Expertise & Interests

PAGES interests        ECN, 2k Network, Peat Carbon - C-PEAT, PAGES-PMIP group on Quaternary Interglacials - QUIGS, World Climate Research Programme, PAGES-endorsed projects, Former WG - Asia2k, Former WG - Ocean2k, Former WG - Global Monsoon, Former WG - Past Interglacials - PIGS
Topics        Biogeochemical processes, Chronology, Climate dynamics, Climate variability, Extreme events, Interannual-decadal varaibility, Monsoon, Proxy development, Sea level and coastal processes, Thresholds and abrupt changes
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Holocene, Last millennia, Last glacial cycle, Neogene, Paleogene, Pleistocene
Regions        Asia, Global, Tropics
Archives        Fluvial deposits, Lake sediments, Loess, Ocean sediments, Peat
Sector        Academia / Education, Research
Discipline        Chronology, Geochemistry, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)limnology, (Paleo)oceanography, Radiocarbon dating, Sedimentology
Computers        BACON, Bayesian modeling, CLAM, R
Laboratory        Geochemistry, Isotopes, Radionuclides, XRF



(1) Khan, Z., M.A. Quasim, M. Amir, A.H.M. Ahmad, 2019. Provenance, tectonic setting and source area weathering of Middle Jurassic siliciclastic rocks of Chari Formation, Jumara dome, Western India: sedimentological, mineralogical and geochemical constraints, Geological Journal in press.
(2) Amir, M., D. Paul, R.N. Samal, 2019. Sources of organic matter in Chilika lagoon, India inferred from stable C and N isotopic compositions of particulates and sediments, Journal of Marine Systems 194, 81–90.
(3) Amir, M., D. Paul, A. Singh, S. Gupta, F. Chabaux, M. Granet, S. Balakrishnan, 2018. Link between climate and catchment erosion in the Himalaya during the late Quaternary, Chemical Geology 501, 68–76.
(4) Khan, I., M. Amir, D. Paul, P. Srivastava, 2018. Late Holocene aridification recorded in the stable carbon and nitrogen isotope composition of soils from Nainital, Lesser Himalaya, Quaternary International 467, 195–203.