Ismini Lypiridou
Assistentin / Doktorandin
Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Departement Umweltwissenschaften
FG Fleitmann

Assistentin / Doktorandin

Bernoullistrasse 30/32
4056 Basel

Ismini Lypiridou

In the first millennium CE, environmental and climatic fluctuations in the Mediterranean had significant socio-political impacts and contributed to the rise and fall of empires. However, the magnitude and spatial extent of these fluctuations is not well resolved in the paleoclimate record and the interplay between climate and human experience remains therefore poorly documented.

During my PhD, I will examine environmental and climatic records throughout the central and eastern Mediterranean and develop new high-resolution speleothem-based climatic reconstructions covering the first millennium CE. I will focus on extreme and abrupt climatic events and transitions as case studies for closer investigation of their socio-economic impacts. To do so, I will collaborate closely with historians and archaeologists at Ca’Foscari University of Venice, Durham University and University of Tübingen.

Educational Background

since 2023
phd student at university of basel, Switzerland

2021 – 2023
MSc in Earth Science, University of Bergen, Norway

Volunteer at the 14th International Conference on Paleoceanography, Bergen, Norway

2015 – 2020
BSc in Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Internship, Thermaikos Gulf Protected Areas Management Authority, Greece