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Research Projects financed by EU in FP5 and FP6 Programmes

Contract noTitle / CoordinatorDuration
MTKD-CT-2005-029642 ATIS - Absolute Time scales and Isotope Studies for investigating events in Earth and human history
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
1st May 2006 - 30th April 2010
EVK2-CT-2002-80008 GADAM - Centre of Excellence "Gliwice Absolute DAting Methods"
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
1st February 2003 - 28th February 2006
EVK2-CT-2002-00147 ISONET - 400 years of Annual Reconstructions of European Climate Variability using a High Resolution Isotopic Network
Prof. Gerhard Schleser, Forschungszentrum in Jeulich (Germany).
Coordinator in Poland: Anna Pazdur
1st March 2003 - 31st July 2006
EVK2-CT-2000-00057 CONTINENT: High-resolution continental paleoclimate record in the Lake Baikal: A key-site for Eurasian teleconnections to the North Atlantic Ocean and monsoonal systems.
Coordinator of task connected with dating of sediments: Andrzej Bluszcz
2001-2003 (2004)

International research projects financed from other sources

ContractTitle / CoordinatorDuration
Polish-Swiss Research Programme
CLIMPOL - Climate of northern Poland during the last 1000 years: Constraining the future with the past
Principal Investigator: Natalia Piotrowska
Agence Nationale pour la Recherche, France (ANR) PARAD - PeAt bog Records of Atmospheric Dust fluxes - Holocene palaeoenvironmental and paleoclimatic implications for Southern South America
Principal Investigator: Natalia Piotrowska, Participant: Anna Pazdur
Bilateral agreement (1996) between Polish and Walonia governments Reconstruction of atmospheric pollution in the last 2000 years recorded in peat bogs from Western and Eastern Europe
Leader of Polish group: Anna Pazdur
European Cooperation in Science and Technology Action ES0907 INTIMATE - INTegrating Ice core, MArine and TErrestrial records - 60,000 to 8000 years ago
Management Committee members: Danuta J. Michczynska, Natalia Piotrowska
(COST from 2011)

Research projects financed by the Polish Government

Contract noTitle / CoordinatorDuration
MultiCell - Design and building of a prototype multicell scintillation spectrometer for rapid low level radiation detection
Coordinator: Konrad Tudyka
PBU 12/RIF/2012
BIOPOL - Trees as bioindicators of industrial air pollution during implementation of pro-environmental policy in Silesia region
Coordinator: Barbara Sensu³a
2011/03/D/ST10/05788 DENDROLUM - Reconstruction of anthropogenic soil erosion on selected loess areas of South Poland by denrochronology, luminescence and isotopes (Cs-137, Pb-210) methods
Coordinator: Grzegorz Porêba
PBS1/A9/4/2012 LUMDOZ - Modular luminescence system for radiation protection and retrospective dosimetry
Local coordinator: Grzegorz Adamiec
UMO-2011/01/D/ST10/06049 Establishing the chronology of Late Pleistocene loess formation on the Polish territory on the basis of high-resolution luminescence dating and litho-pedological investigations of the selected loess-soil sequences
Coordinator: Piotr Moska
No 0340/B/P01/2011/40 Application of statistical methods for climate change reconstruction in the area of Poland during the Late Glacial and Holocene
Coordinator: Danuta J. Michczyñska
No 0970/B/P01/2010/39 Isotopic method of anthropogenic CO2 emission with use of annual tree-rings for Upper Silesia region
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
No 2916/B/P01/2010/39 Modelling of calendar timescales for laminated lake sediments in Northern Poland as a basis for high-resolution palaeoenvironmental reconstructions
Coordinator: Natalia Piotrowska
MNiSzW 1557/B/P01/2009/37 Trees as an isotope archive of climate and human impact on the environment in mountain areas of Middle Europe
Coordinator: S³awomira Pawe³czyk
MNiSzW 22/6.PR UE/2007/7 Special research project for the project ATIS
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
MNiSzW 0834/B/P01/2008/35 Application of mass spectrometry methods for investigating the carbon and oxygen stable isotopes in alpha-cellulose and glucose from tree rings as environmental bioindicators
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
Nr 2 P04G 02129 PBU-55/RMF-1/2005 Application of 137Cs for modelling erosion processes and accumulation in loess areas
Coordinator: Andrzej Bluszcz
KBN 135/E-367/SPB/5.PR UE/DZ 389/2003-2005 Special research project for the project GADAM
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
KBN 135/E-367/SPB/5.PR UE/DZ 390/2003-2005 Special research project for the project ISONET
Coordinator: Anna Pazdur
KBN 135/E-367/SPUB-M/5.PR UE/DZ67/2001-2003 Special research project for the project CONTINENT
Coordinator: Andrzej Bluszcz

Third party scientific research projects (NB)

Contract noTitle / CoordinatorDuration
Bilateral short term agreements between SUT and ordering organisations Radiocarbon, luminescence and lead dating for Earth sciences and archaeology Bilateral short term agreements between SUT and ordering organisations
Grzegorz Adamiec, Andrzej Bluszcz, Anna Pazdur, Natalia Piotrowska

Partners of the ATIS project

No Institution City/Country Contact person
1 Silesian University of Technology Gliwice
Anna Pazdur
2 Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich
Martin Suter
3 Aarhus University Aarhus
Andrew Murray
4 Leibniz Institute for Applied Geosciences Hannover
Manfred Frechen
5 CEA Commisariat a l'Energie Atomique Paris
Michel Fontugne
6 Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre East Kilbride
United Kingdom
Antony Fallick
7 University of Wales Aberystwyth
United Kingdom
Geoffrey Duller

Advisory Board of GADAM Centre

Michel R. Fontugne Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement Gif sur Yvette Cedex France
Mebus A. Geyh   Winsen / Aller Germany
Irka Hajdas Research Associate at PSI/ETH AMS Lab Zurich Switzerland
Högne Jungner Dating Laboratory, University of Helsinki Helsinki Finland
Andrew Murray Nordic Laboratory for Luminescence Dating Risoe National Laboratory Aarhus University Roskilde Denmark
Stanis³aw Ha³as, honour member Mass Spectrometry Laboratory Maria Curie - Sk³odowska University Lublin Poland
Helena Hercman, honour member Institute of Geological Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences Warsaw Poland

Consortium of the ISONET Project

No Institution City/Country Contact person
1 Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH Jülich
Gerhard H. Schleser
2 Anglia Polytechnic University Cambridge
United Kingdom
John Waterhouse
3 University of Wales Swansea Swansea
United Kingdom
Neil Loader
4 University of Helsinki Helsinki
Hogne Jungner
5 CEA/CNRS Gif sur Yvette
Jean Jouzel
6 Umweltforschungs­zentrum Leipzig-Halle Leipzig
Tatjana Boettger
7 Silesian Technical University Gliwice
Anna Pazdur
8 Universitat de Barcelona Barcelona
Emilia Gutierrez
9 Universtät Bern Bern
Markus Leuenberger
10 Paul Scherrer Institut Villigen
Matthias Saurer
11 Eidg. Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee u. Landschaft Birmensdorf
Jan Esper
12 Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Rupert Wimmer

Consortium of the CONTINENT Project

No Institution City/Country
1 GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
2 Institut für Gewässerökologie und Fischereibiologie Berlin
3 Freie Universität Berlin
4 University College London, Environmental Change Research Centre London
United Kingdom
5 University Durham Durham
United Kingdom
6 Liege University Liege
7 Gent University Gent
8 Royal Museum of Central Africa Tervuren
9 Wladyslaw Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences Cracow
10 Silesian University of Technology, Institute of Physics, Department of Radioisotopes Gliwice
11 EAWAG, Duebendorf Duebendorf
12 University of Massachusetts Amherst