Torbjörn Törnqvist

Torbjörn Törnqvist is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University. He received his academic training at Utrecht University (PhD, 1993) and relocated to the US in 1999. His research interests reside at the interface of Quaternary science and sedimentary geology, with a particular focus on the evolution of fluvial, deltaic, and coastal environments. In addition, a significant portion of his recent work concerns paleoclimatology, notably sea-level change. His investigations are heavily field-oriented and currently take place mainly in the Mississippi Delta and the adjacent US Gulf Coast.

Torbjörn Törnqvist is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Tulane University.

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