Sarah Eggleston

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Science Officer


- Coordination of working groups and other aspects of the PAGES science agenda
- International advocate and representative for the PAGES project
- Management of IT, open access and data stewardship activities
- Editor-in-Chief of Past Global Changes Magazine
- Preparation of PAGES products
- Contribute to PAGES' website content
- Organization of scientific workshops and conferences

Research background

- Glacial/interglacial cycles with a focus on MIS 3-4
- CO2 in ice cores
- Measurements of stable isotopes of greenhouse gases (mass spectrometry, laser spectroscopy)
- δ13C distribution in the ocean over the last glacial cycle

Contact address

Sarah Eggleston
PAGES International Project Office
University of Bern, Main Building
Hochschulstrasse 4
3012 Bern

Phone: +41 (0)31 631 56 09
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Working hours: 60%, split throughout Monday-Thursday.


Ibraim E, Denk T, Wolf B, Barthel M, Gasche R, Wanek W, Zhang S, Kiese R, Butterbach-Bahl K, Eggleston S, Emmenegger L, Six J and Mohn J (2020) Denitrification is the main nitrous oxide source process in grassland soils according to quasi‐continuous isotopocule analysis and biogeochemical modeling. Global Biogeochem Cycles 34: e2019GB006505, doi:10.1029/2019GB006505

Yu L, Harris E, Henne S, Eggleston S, Steinbacher M, Emmenegger L, Zellwegger C and Mohn J (2020) The isotopic composition of atmospheric nitrous oxide observed at the high-altitude research station Jungfraujoch, Switzerland. Atmos Chem Phys 20: 6495-6519, doi:10.5194/acp-20-6495-2020

Ibraim E, Wolf B, Harris E, Gasche R, Wei J, Yu L, Kiese R, Eggleston S, Butterbach-Bahl K, Zeeman M, Tuzson B, Emmenegger L, Six J, Henne S and Mohn J (2019) Attribution of N2O sources in a grassland soil with laser spectroscopy based isotopocule analysis. Biogeosciences 16: 3247-3266, doi:10.5194/bg-16-3247-2019

Eggleston S and Galbraith ED (2018) The devil's in the disequilibrium: multi-component analysis of dissolved carbon and oxygen changes under a broad range of forcings in a general circulation model. Biogeosciences 15: 3761-3777, doi:10.5194/bg-15-3761-2018

Galbraith ED and Eggleston S (2017) A lower limit to atmospheric CO2 concentrations over the past 800,000 years. Nat Geosci 10: 295-298, doi:10.1038/ngeo2914

Eggleston S, Schmitt J, Bereiter B, Schneider R and Fischer H (2016) Evolution of the stable carbon isotope composition of atmospheric CO2 over the last glacial cycle. Paleoceaography 31: 434-452, doi:10.1002/2015PA002874

Bereiter B, Eggleston S, Schmitt J, Nehrbass-Ahles C, Stocker TF, Fischer H, Kipfstuhl S and Chappellaz J (2015) Revision of the EPICA Dome C CO2 record from 800 to 600 kyr before present. Geophys Res Lett 42: 542-549, doi:10.1002/2014GL061957

Fischer H, Schmitt J, Eggleston S, Schneider R, Elsig J, Joos F, Leuenberger M, Stocker TF, Köhler P, Brovkin V and Chappellaz J (2015) Ice core-based isotopic constraints on past carbon cycle changes. PAGES Mag 23: 12-13, doi:10.22498/pages.23.1.12