mw. dr. M.C. (Carina) Hoorn


  • Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica
    IBED
  • Bezoekadres
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  Amsterdam
    Kamernummer: C4.208
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  94248
    1090 GE  Amsterdam
  • M.C.Hoorn@uva.nl
    T: 0205257595

Education/ Positions

2003 to Present: Research Associate at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (University of Amsterdam).

2005-2006: Editor/Technical Writer at Exploration and Production Technology (Shell International Exploration and Production, Rijswijk , The Netherlands).

2004-2005: Lecturer at Delft Technical University (replacing a professor on sabbatical).

2000-2003: MSc in Science Communication at Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine ( London ). Degree was awarded.

2000-2002: Research Associate at the Herbarium of Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew .

1996-1998: Lecturer at the Sultan Qaboos University (Sultanate of Oman ).

1995: Postdoctoral research on palynology of the Quaternary sediments of the Amazon Fan (ODP leg 155).

1990-1994: Miocene palynostratigraphy and paleoenvironments of northwesternAmazonia : Evidence for marine incursions and the influence of Andean tectonics . Ph.D. thesis University of Amsterdam

Research interests

  • Cenozoic of northern South America and Asia
  • Miocene terrestrial deposits in tectonically active zones
  • Holocene coastal deposits in the Arabian Peninsula
  • Cenozoic history of grasses

Publications

C. Hoorn , F.P. Wesselingh, H. ter Steege, M.A. Bermudez, A. Mora, J. S evink, I. Sanmartín, A. Sanchez-Meseguer, C. L. Anderson, J.P. Figueiredo, C. Jaramillo, D. Riff , F.R. Negri, H. Hooghiemstra, J. Lundberg, T. Stadler, T. Sarkinen, A. Antonelli (2010). Amazonia through time: Andean uplift, climate change, landscape evolution and biodiversity. Science 330: 927-31.

Hoorn , C. & F. P. Wesselingh (2010). Editors of Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution, A look into the Past, Wiley-Blackwell.

Hoorn , C. Wesselingh, F.P., Hovikoski, J. & Guerrero, J., (2010). The development of the Amazonian mega-wetland (Miocene; Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia), in: Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the Past, eds. C. Hoorn & F. Wesselingh,Wiley-Blackwell .

Hoorn , C., Roddaz, M., Dino, R., Soares, E., Uba, C., Ochoa-Lozano, D., Mapes, R. (2010). The Amazonian Craton and its influence on past fluvial systems (Mesozoic-Cenozoic, Amazonia), in: Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the Past , eds. C. Hoorn & F. Wesselingh, Wiley-Blackwell .

Jaramillo, C., Hoorn , C., Silva, S., Leite, F., Herrera, F., Quiroz, L., Dino, R.& Antonioli, L. (2010). The origin of the modern Amazon rainforest: Implications from the palynological and palaeobotanical record. in: Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the Past , eds. C. Hoorn & F. Wesselingh, Wiley-Blackwell .

Wesselingh, F.P., Hoorn , C., Kroonenberg, S.B., Antonelli, A., Lundberg, J.G., Vonhof, H.B. & H. Hooghiemstra (2010) . On the origin of Amazonian landscape and biodiversity: a synthesis. in: Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the Past , eds. C. Hoorn & F. Wesselingh, Wiley-Blackwell .

Figueiredo, F. Hoorn , C., van der Ven, P.   & Soares, E., 2009. Late Miocene onset of the Amazon River and the Amazon deep-sea fan: Evidence from the Foz do Amazonas Basin. Geology 37(7): 619-622.

Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn , C. & Konert, M., 2008. Tibetan uplift prior to the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition: Evidence from pollen analysis of the Xining Basin. Geology 36(12): 987-990.

Hoorn, C., May 2006. Birth of the mighty Amazon. Scientific American, p.66-73.

Hoorn, C., 2006. Mangrove forests and marine incursions in Neogene Amazonia (lower Apaporis River , Colombia ). Palaios vol 21(2): 206-219 .

Hoorn, C. and Vonhof, H.B., 2006. Neogene Amazonia: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of South American Earth Sciences vol. 21 (1-2), Special Issue eds.

Hoorn , C., Aalto, R., Kaandorp, R.J.G.,Lovejoy, N.R., March 2006. Miocene semidiurnal tidal rhythmites in Madre de Dios, Peru: COMMENT. Geology: Online Forum pp. e98 (doi: 10.1130/G22115.1).

Irion, G., Räsänen, M., de Mello, N ., Hoorn, C., Junk, W., Wesselingh, F., 2005. Letter to the Editor of Quaternary Research regarding an article by: Rossetti, D., P. Mann de Toledo and A.-M. Góes (2005). New geological framework for Western Amazonia ( Brazil ) and implications for biogeography and evolution. Quaternary Research, 63: 78- 89

Hoorn , C., and Cremaschi, M. 2004. Late Holocene paleoenvironmental history of coastal wetlands in Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman, Arabian Peninsula ). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology 213: 1-36.

Hoorn, C ., 2002. Going Dutch (Feature). New Scientist 2359: 44-47.

Hoorn, C., 2001. Pleistocene deposits of the Amazon Fan: a palynological analysis of holes 940a, 944a, and 946a (ODP leg 155). In: Goodman, D.K. and Clarke, R.T. (eds): Proceedings of the IX International Palynological Congress, Houston , Texas , USA , 1996: 329-338.

Hoorn, C., Ohja, T. and Quade, J., 2000. Palynological evidence for vegetation development and climatic change in the Sub-Himalayan Zone (Late Neogene,Nepal). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology 163: 133-161.

Hoorn , C., 1997. Palynology of the Pleistocene Glacial/Interglacial cycles of the Amazon Fan (Holes 940A, 944A, and 946A). Proceedings ODP Scientific Results, 155, College Station , TX (Ocean Drilling Program), 397-409.

Hoorn , C., 1996. Miocene deposits in the Amazonian Foreland Basin. Technical comment. Science 273: 122.

Hoorn,C., Guerrero, J., Sarmiento, G.A. and Lorente M.A., 1995. Andean tectonics as a cause for changing drainage patterns in Miocene northern South America . Geology 23 (3): 234-240.

Hoorn , C., 1994. Miocene palynostratigraphy and paleoenvironments of northwestern Amazonia : Evidence for marine incursions and the influence of Andean tectonics. Ph. D. thesis, University of Amsterdam , 156 pp.

Hoorn , C., 1994. Fluvial palaeoenvironments in the intracratonic Amazonas Basin (Early Miocene - early Middle Miocene, Colombia ). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology 109: 1-54.

Hoorn , C., 1994. An environmental reconstruction of the palaeo-Amazon River sytem (Middle to Late Miocene, NW Amazonia). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology 112: 187-238.

Hoorn , C., 1993. Marine incursions and the influence of Andean tectonics on the Miocene depositional history of northwestern Amazonia : Results of a palynostratigraphic study. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Paleoecology 105: 267-309.

Kroonenberg, S.B., Hoorn , M.C., Moura, M.L. and Veldkamp, A., 1990. Variability in bulk geochemistry of fluvial terrace sands: Consequences forthe study of weathering chronosequences, Pedologie, XL-1: 19-31.

Kroonenberg, S.B. and Hoorn , M.C., 1990. Bulk geochemistry of Tertiary and Quaternary fluvial sands in the Colombian Amazones. 2nd Int. Symposium, Aix en Provence , France . In: Chemical Geology, Geochemistry of the earth's surface and of mineral formation: 92-95.

2017

  • Bermúdez, M. A., Hoorn, C., Bernet, M., Carillo, E., van der Beek, P. A., Garver, J. I., ... Mehrkian, K. (2017). The detrital record of late-Miocene to Pliocene surface uplift and exhumation of the Venezuelan Andes in the Maracaibo and Barinas foreland basins. Basin Research, 29(S1), 370-395. DOI: 10.1111/bre.12154 [details] [PDF]

2016

  • Bolinder, K., Ivarsson, L. N., Humphreys, A. M., Ickert-Bond, S. M., Han, F., Hoorn, C., & Rydin, C. (2016). Pollen morphology of Ephedra (Gnetales) and its evolutionary implications. GRANA, 55(1), 24-51. DOI: 10.1080/00173134.2015.1066424 [details]
  • Coutand, I., Barrier, L., Govin, G., Grujic, D., Hoorn, C., Dupont-Nivet, G., & Najman, Y. (2016). Late Miocene-Pleistocene evolution of India-Eurasia convergence partitioning between the Bhutan Himalaya and the Shillong Plateau: New evidences from foreland basin deposits along the Dungsam Chu section, eastern Bhutan. Tectonics, 35(12), 2963-2994. DOI: 10.1002/2016TC004258 [details]
  • Han, F., Rydin, C., Bolinder, K., Dupont-Nivet, G., Abels, H. A., Koutsodendris, A., ... Hoorn, C. (2016). Steppe development on the Northern Tibetan Plateau inferred from Paleogene ephedroid pollen. GRANA, 55(1), 71-100. DOI: 10.1080/00173134.2015.1120343 [details]
  • Rydin, C., & Hoorn, C. (2016). The Gnetales: past and present. GRANA, 55(1), 1-4. DOI: 10.1080/00173134.2015.1118530 [details]
  • Villegas, S. S., van Soelen, E. E., Teunissen van Manen, M., Flantua, S. G. A., Santos, R. V., Roddaz, M., ... Hoorn, C. (2016). Amazon forest dynamics under changing abiotic conditions in the early Miocene (Colombian Amazonia). Journal of Biogeography, 43(12), 2424-2437. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12769 [details]

2015

  • Baker, P. A., Fritz, S. C., Silva, C. G., Rigsby, C. A., Absy, M. L., Almeida, R. P., ... Willard, D. A. (2015). Trans-Amazon Drilling Project (TADP): Origins and evolution of the forests, climate, and hydrology of the South American tropics. Scientific Drilling, 20, 41-49. DOI: 10.5194/sd-20-41-2015 [details]
  • Bogotá-A., R. G., Hoorn, C., Star, W., Langelaan, R., Banks, H., Galeano, G., & Bernal, R. (2015). Pollen morphology of Sabinaria magnifica (Cryosophileae, Coryphoideae, Arecaceae). Phytotaxa, 207(1), 135-140. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.207.1.9 [details]
  • Boonstra, M., Ramos, M. I. F., Lammertsma, E. I., Antoine, P-O., & Hoorn, C. (2015). Marine connections of Amazonia: Evidence from foraminifera and dinoflagellate cysts (early to middle Miocene, Colombia/Peru). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 417, 176-194. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2014.10.032 [details]

2014

  • Hoorn, C., Bernardes-de-Oliveira, M. E. C., Dino, R., Garcia, M. J., Antonioli, L., da Costa Casado, F., & Hooghiemstra, H. (2014). Neogene climate evolution in Amazonia and the Brazilian Northeast. In I. de Souza Carvalho, M. J. Garcia, O. Strohschoen, & C. Cunha Lana (Eds.), Paleontologia: Cenários de vida. - Volume 5: Paleoclimas (pp. 277-310). Rio de Janeiro: Editora Interciência. [details] [PDF]
  • Bosboom, R. E., Abels, H. A., Hoorn, C., van den Berg, B. C. J., Guo, Z., & Dupont-Nivet, G. (2014). Aridification in continental Asia after the Middle Eocene Climatic Optimum (MECO). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 389, 34-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.12.014 [details]

2013

  • Hoorn, C., Mosbrugger, V., Mulch, A., & Antonelli, A. (2013). Biodiversity from Mountain Building. Nature Geoscience, 6(3), 154-154. DOI: 10.1038/ngeo1742 [details] [PDF]

2012

  • Hoorn, C., Straathof, J., Abels, H. A., Xu, Y., Utescher, T., & Dupont-Nivet, G. (2012). A late Eocene palynological record of climate change and Tibetan Plateau uplift (Xining Basin, China). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 344-345, 16-38. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2012.05.011 [details] [PDF]
  • Xu, Y., Zhang, K., Wang, G., Jiang, S., Chen, F., Xiang, S., ... Hoorn, C. (2012). Extended stratigraphy, palynology and depositional environments record the initiation of the Himalayan Gyirong Basin (Neogene China). Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 44, 77-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.jseaes.2011.04.007 [details]
  • Ochoa, D., Hoorn, C., Jaramillo, C., Bayona, G., Parra, M., & de la Parra, F. (2012). The final phase of tropical lowland conditions in the axial zone of the Eastern Cordillera of Colombia: evidence from three palynological records. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 39, 157-169. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2012.04.010 [details]

2011

  • Hoorn, C. (2011). Rocky ground. New Scientist, 211(2822), 26. DOI: 10.1016/S0262-4079(11)61760-0 [details]
  • Hoorn, C., & Wesselingh, F. P. (2011). Introduction: Amazonia, Landscape and Species Evolution. In Amazonia: Landscape and Species Evolution: A look into the past (pp. 1-6). Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781444306408.ch1 [details]
  • Hoorn, C., Wesselingh, F. P., ter Steege, H., Bermudez, M. A., Mora, A., Sevink, J., ... Antonelli, A. (2011). Origins of biodiversity: response. Science, 331(6016), 399-400. DOI: 10.1126/science.331.6016.399 [details]
  • Wesselingh, F. P., & Hoorn, C. (2011). Geological development of amazon and orinoco basins. In J. S. Albert, & R. E. Reis (Eds.), Historical biogeography of neotropical freshwater fishes (pp. 59-67). Berkely: University of California Press. [details]

2010

  • Hoorn, C., Roddaz, M., Dino, R., Soares, E., Uba, C., Ochoa-Lozano, D., & Mapes, R. (2010). The Amazonian Craton and its influence on past fluvial systems (Mesozoic-Cenozoic, Amazonia). In C. Hoorn, & F. P. Wesselingh (Eds.), Amazonia: landscape and species evolution: a look into the past (pp. 103-122). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]
  • Hoorn, C., Wesselingh, F. P., Hovikoski, J., & Guerrero, J. (2010). The development of the Amazonian mega-wetland (Miocene; Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia). In C. Hoorn, & F. P. Wesselingh (Eds.), Amazonia: landscape and species evolution: a look into the past (pp. 123-142). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]
  • Hoorn, C., Wesselingh, F. P., ter Steege, H., Bermudez, M. A., Mora, A., Sevink, J., ... Antonelli, A. (2010). Amazonia through time: Andean uplift, climate change, landscape evolution, and biodiversity. Science, 330(6006), 927-931. DOI: 10.1126/science.1194585 [details]
  • Figueiredo, J., Hoorn, C., van der Ven, P., & Soares, E. (2010). Late Miocene onset of the Amazon River and the Amazon deep-sea fan: Evidence from the Foz do Amazonas Basin: Reply. Geology, 38(7), e213. DOI: 10.1130/G31057Y.1 [details] [PDF]
  • Jaramillo, C., Hoorn, C., Silva, S. A. F., Leite, F., Herrera, F., Quiroz, L., ... Antonioli, L. (2010). The origin of the modern Amazon rainforest: implications of the palynological and palaeobotanical record. In C. Hoorn, & F. P. Wesselingh (Eds.), Amazonia: landscape and species evolution: a look into the past (pp. 317-334). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]
  • Wesselingh, F. P., Hoorn, C., Kroonenberg, S. B., Antonelli, A., Lundberg, J. G., Vonhof, H. B., & Hooghiemstra, H. (2010). On the origin of Amazonian landscapes and biodiversity: a synthesis. In M. Hoorn, & F. P. Wesselingh (Eds.), Amazonia: landscape and species evolution: a look into the past (pp. 421-431). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]
  • Xu, Y., Zhang, K., Wang, G., Jiang, S., Xiang, S., Chen, F., ... Dupont-Nivet, G. (2010). Neogene paleoclimatic changes in response to tectonism in the Himalayan Gyirong Basin, China. Journal of Earth Science, 21(SUPPL. 1), 221. DOI: 10.1007/s12583-010-0217-7 [details]

2009

  • Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn, C., & Konert, M. (2009). Erratum: Tibetan uplift prior to the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition: Evidence from pollen analysis of the Xining Basin. Geology, 37(6), 506-506. DOI: 10.1130/0091-7613-37.6.506 [details]
  • Figueiredo, J., Hoorn, C., van der Ven, P., & Soares, E. (2009). Late Miocene onset of the Amazon River and the Amazon deep-sea fan: Evidence from the Foz do Amazonas Basin. Geology, 37(7), 619-622. DOI: 10.1130/G25567A.1 [details]

2008

  • De Franceschi, D., Hoorn, C., Antoine, P. O., Cheema, I. U., Flynn, L. J., Lindsay, E. H., ... Welcomme, J. L. (2008). Floral data from the mid-Cenozoic of central Pakistan. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 150(1-4), 115-129. DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2008.01.011 [details]
  • Dupont-Nivet, G., Hoorn, C., & Konert, M. (2008). Tibetan uplift prior to the Eocene-Oligocene climate transition: Evidence from pollen analysis of the Xining Basin. Geology, 36(12), 987-990. DOI: 10.1130/G25063A.1 [details]

2006

  • Hoorn, C. (2006). Mangrove forests and marine incursions in Neogene Amazonia (Lower Apaporis River, Colombia). Palaios, 21(2), 197-209. DOI: 10.2110/palo.2005.p05-131 [details]
  • Hoorn, C., & Vonhof, H. B. (2006). Neogene Amazonia: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 21(1-2), 1-4. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsames.2005.09.002 [details]

2005

  • Irion, G., Räsänen, M., de Mello, N., Hoorn, C., Junk, W., Wesselingh, F. P., ... Góes, A. M. (2005). D. Rossetti, P. Mann de Toledo, A.-M. Góes, New geological framework for Western Amazonia (Brazil) and implications for biogeography and evolution, Quaternary Research 63 (2005) 78-89 (multiple letters). Quaternary Research, 64(2), 279-282. DOI: 10.1016/j.yqres.2005.04.003 [details]

2002

  • Hoorn, C. (2002). Going Dutch. New Scientist, 175(2359), 44-47. [details]

2000

  • Hoorn, C., Ohja, T., & Quade, J. (2000). Palynological evidence for vegetation development and climatic change in the Sub-Himalayan Zone (Neogene, Central Nepal). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 163(3-4), 133-161. DOI: 10.1016/S0031-0182(00)00149-8 [details]

2015

2010

  • Hoorn, C., & Wesselingh, F. P. (2010). Introduction: Amazonia, landscape and species evolution. In C. Hoorn, & F. P. Wesselingh (Eds.), Amazonia: landscape and species evolution: a look into the past (pp. 1-6). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]

2006

  • Hoorn, C., Aalto, R., Kaandorp, R. J. G., & Lovejoy, N. R. (2006). Miocene semidiurnal tidal rhythmites in Madre de Dios, Peru: Comment. Geology, 34(1). DOI: 10.1130/G22115.1 [details]

2010

  • Hooghiemstra, H., & Hoorn, M. C. (2010). Dedication to Thomas van der Hammen. In C. Hoorn, & F. P. Wesselingh (Eds.), Amazonia: landscape and species evolution: a look into the past. (pp. vii-viii). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. [details]
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