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Dr. Zoltán Kern

Institute for Geological and Geochemical Research, MTA CsFK
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
45 Budaorsi Street
1112 Budapest

  +361 309 2600/1355

Expertise & Interests

Official PAGES function(s)        SISAL East Europe and Turkey team leader
PAGES interests        2k Network, Speleothems - SISAL
Topics        Biogeochemical processes, Chronology, Climate variability, Interannual-decadal varaibility, Proxy development, Statistical analysis, Thresholds and abrupt changes
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Holocene, Last millennia, Last glacial cycle
Regions        Arctic, Europe
Archives        Geomorphology, Ice cores/glaciers, Instrumental records, Lake sediments, Speleothems, Tree rings
Sector        Academia / Education, Data management, Research, Science management
Discipline        Chronology, Dendrochronology, Geochemistry, Geomorphology, Glaciology, Hydrology, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)ecology, (Paleo)limnology, Statistics



Kern, Z. Popa, I. (2016) Dendrochronological and radiocarbon analyses of subfossil oaks from the foothills of the Romanian Carpathians. Geochronometria 43: 113-120. doi: 10.1515/geochr-2015-0038
Kern Z., Németh A., Horoszné Gulyás M., Popa, I., Levanic, T., Hatvani I.G. (2016) Natural proxy records of annual temperature- and hydroclimate variability from the Carpathian-Balkan Region for the past millennium: review & recalibration. Quaternary International 415: 109-125, doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2016.01.012
Kern, Z., Harmon, R.S., Fórizs, I. (2016) Stable isotope signatures of seasonal precipitation on the Pacific coast of central Panama. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies 52: 128-140. doi: 10.1080/10256016.2015.1016021
Kern, Z. Thomas S. (2014) Ice level changes from seasonal to decadal time-scales observed in lava tubes, Lava Beds National Monument, NE California, USA. Geografia Fisica e Dinamica Quaternaria 37: 151-162, DOI 10.4461/GFDQ.2014.37.14
Kern, Z., Kohán, B., Leuenberger, M. (2014) Precipitation isoscape of high reliefs: interpolation scheme designed and tested for monthly resolved precipitation oxygen isotope records of an Alpine domain. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14: 1897-1907. doi:10.5194/acp-14-1897-2014
Kern, Z., Per?oiu, A. (2013) Cave ice – the imminent loss of untapped mid-latitude cryospheric palaeoenvironmental archives. Quaternary Science Reviews 67: 1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.01.008
Kern Z., Patkó, M., Kázmér, M., Fekete, J., Kele, S., Pályi, Z. (2013) Multiple tree-ring proxies (earlywood width, latewood width and ?13C) from pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.), Hungary. Quaternary International 239: 257-267. doi: 10.1016/j.quaint.2012.05.037
Kern, Z., Széles, E., Horvatin?i?, N ., Fórizs, I., Bo?i?, N., Nagy, B. (2011) Glaciochemical investigations of the ice deposit of Vukuši? Ice Cave, Velebit Mountain, Croatia. The Cryosphere, 5, 485-494, doi:10.5194/tc-5-485-2011
Kern, Z., Fórizs, I., Pavuza, R., Molnár, M., Nagy, B. (2011) Isotope hydrological studies of the perennial ice deposit of Saarhalle, Mammuthöhle, Dachstein Mts, Austria. The Cryosphere 5: 291-298, doi:10.5194/tc-5-291-2011
Kern, Z.; László, P. (2010) Size specific steady-state accumulation-area ratio: an improvement for equilibrium-line estimation of small palaeoglaciers. Quaternary Science Reviews 29: 2782-2788. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.06.033