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Research projects

Examples of projects from which samples have been or are being dated at this laboratory.

  • The glacial history of northern Sweden. H. Alexanderson, M. Hättestrand, Th. Sigfusdottir, M.A. Lindqvist
  • Aeolian deposits in Sweden H. Alexanderson, M. Lund, E. Kalińska, R. Shrestha
  • Glacial history of Svalbard. H. Alexanderson, M. Henriksen, J. Landvik, Ó. Ingolfsson, A. Schomacker etc.
  • Fluvial deposits in the Tatra mountains, Slovakia. I. Bejarano Arias, R. van Wees, J. Janocko, H. Alexanderson
  • Quartz luminescence characteristics in Sweden and Norway. H. Alexanderson, I. Doverbratt
  • Fluvial terraces in S Poland. J. Olszak, H. Alexanderson
  • IODP Baltic expedition. H. Alexanderson, T. Andrén, R. Shrestha
  • Glacial and aeolian deposits in the Baltic states. E. Kalińska, K. Lamsters, H. Alexanderson

Group photo in the Tatra mountains.
Juraj, Helena, Edyta, Ingrid and Roos in the Tatra mountains in 2019. Photo by J. Janocko.


OSL lab staff

Laboratory staff
Helena Alexanderson
Head of laboratory, professor
Contact for general questions and geological dating

Amber Hood
Researcher, PhD
Contact for archaeological dating

Zoran Perić
Research engineer, PhD

Alastair Goodship
Guest researcher, PhD student

Dileepa Ekanayake
MSc student

Active associates/alumni

Ingrid Bejarano Arias
Dr Edyta Kalinska
Dr Martin Lund
Cathal Ryan

Roos van Wees