Early vascular plant fossils tell us about the climate in which early vegetation grew In defense of Plants is a popular podcast (US) about botany and related sciences. In this week, Matt Candeias interviews Tais W. Dahl, who explains how the latest results published in Nature Comms change our understanding of how vegetation on land … Read More
University of Hamburg offers a webinar series on the co-evolution of life and the environment held on Tuesday’s from 16:15-17:00. You may sign up here. On Nov 1, 2022 Tais W. Dahl will give a webinar lecture entitled “The Impact of land colonization on Earth’s Climate and oxygenation state”. Plants evolved in the aquatic realm … Read More
The greatest rise in marine biodiversity in all of Earth’s history surprisingly was not fuelled by ocean oxygenation. Instead, oceanic redox stability appears to have favoured increased ecosystem resilience and – ultimately – a massive rise in global biodiversity levels. Oxygen rise occurred later… PhD student Alvaro del Rey measured the uranium isotope composition of … Read More
July 6th, 2022 @ 17:15. Institut für Pflanzen und Mikrobiologie (IPM) is at Ohnhorststr. 18 in Klein Flottbek, a suburb of Hamburg. Tais will give a lecture for the Institute for Plants and Microbiology (IPM) at Hamburg University entitled: “Atmospheric oxygenation and climatic cooling during the early colonization of the terrestrial environment by plants”. The presentation will … Read More
We have discovered a new method to tell time in the Geological record, using core scanning XRF analyses, which we have now applied to Cambrian and Ordovician rocks to refine the Geological Time Scale. The study, led by my PhD student Zhengfu Zhao, is now published in Nature Communications. The new method was first discovered … Read More
[Croatia Nov 10,2021]: Abiotic aragonite precipitates in the modern seawater-fed lake and provide an opportunity to understand how trace elements gets into the carbonate rock record.
Danish Science journalist Lone Frank interviews Tais W. Dahl about his research. Her podcast series is called “24 Questions to the Professor” and runs in Danish. The podcast went from the formation of the Earth, through microbial evolution and into the world of animals and the colonization of land. What drove environmental evolution and Earth’s … Read More
On November 19, the Danish rapper Per Vers will orchestrate Science Slam in the Tycho Brahe Planetarium. The program is found here https://planetarium.dk/program/science-slam-faa-toptunet-din-viden-om-universet/. Tais will give a 7 minutes pitch from his research