T-SECTOR: Testing Solid Earth Climate connections Through mid Ocean Ridge time series

ERC Synergy Grant aimed at establishing for the first time a link between climate and solid earth (plate tectonic) processes, more specifically between glacial cycles (sea level) and mid-ocean ridge volcanism

Funding Period: October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2029

Principal investigators:

Kaj Hoernle (corresponding PI; GEOMAR) - igneous geochemistry
Heidrun Kopp (GEOMAR) - geophysics
Martin Frank (GEOMAR) - paleo-oceanography
Charles Langmuir (Harvard University) - igneous petrology