Department of Evolutionary Paleobiology

Marco ROMANIN, M.Sc.

Trace elements and stable isotopes geochemistry, Cenozoic brachiopods, Cenozoic paleoclimate


Personal data

Marco Romanin
Born in 1987, Pordenone, Italy

Academic degrees 
  • 2015 – Ph.D. candidate at Polish Academy of Science, Institute of Paleobiology, Warsaw. Project title: “Brachiopods from modern and Phanerozoic habitats: Archives of spatial and temporal variations” within BASE-LiNE Earth—H2020-MSCA-ITN-2014; scientific supervisor Maria Aleksandra Bitner, Ph.D., D.Sc.
  • 2013 – M.Sc. in Environmental Biology, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)
  • 2010 – B.Sc. in Natural Sciences, University of Padua (Italy)

Scientific meetings and training
  • 2018 EGU General Assembly, 08-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria
  • 2017 3rd Workshop BASE-LiNE Earth "Turning back the past – New views from proxies for early earth history and evolution of life on Earth?", 2-7 October 2017, Graz, Austria
  • 2017 EGU General Assembly, 23-28 April 2017, Vienna Austria
  • 2016 2nd Workshop BASE-LiNE Earth "From the Phanerozoic Base Line to New Frontiers in Earth’s History?" 26 September-1 October, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2014 9th European Palaeobotany and Palynology Conference (Padova, Italy)
  • 2012 ECORD/ICDP/IODP-Canada, Summer School (Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
  • 2011 9th International Conference on Modern and Fossil Dinoflagellates (Liverpool, UK)
  • 2011 Netherlands IODP Symposium (Texel, The Netherlands)
  • 2009 Urbino Summer School on Palaeoclimatology (Urbino, Italy)
  • 2009 ESF—Magellan Introductory Course in Ocean Drilling Sciences, MICOD (Urbino, Italy)



Bitner, M.A. & Romanin, M. 2017. Recent brachiopods from the South China Sea, NW Pacific. Zootaxa, 4306 (2), 287-290.[text-publisher site]

Romanin, M., Crippa, G., Ye, F., Brand, U., Bitner, M.A., Gaspard, D., Häussermann, V. & Laudien, J. 2018. A sampling strategy for recent and fossil brachiopods: selecting the optimal shell segment for geochemical analyses. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia, 124(2), 369-359.

Conference abstracts, and posters

Romanin, M., Bitner, M.A. & Brand, U. 2017. Microstructural growth increments in the brachiopods Liothyrella uva and L. neozelanica: preliminary study of growth analysis and proxy calibration. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-440EGU, General Assembly, 23-28 April 2017.

Romanin, M., Zaky, A.H., Davis, A., Shaver, K., Wang, L., Bitner, M.A., Capraro, L., Preto, N. & Brand, U. 2017. Decadal climate variation recorded in modern global carbonate archives (brachiopods, molluscs). Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 19, EGU2017-1765, EGU General Assembly, 23-28 April 2017.

Davis, A.M., Zaky, A.H., Shaver, K., Romanin, M., Lisha Wang, L. & Brand, U. 2017. Climate change record in modern polar and tropical carbonate archives (molluscs, brachiopods). Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, vol. 49, no. 2, Paper No. 34-1.

Romanin, M., Bitner, M.A., Angiolini, L., Gatta, D. & Brand, U. 2018. Are fossil brachiopod geochemical analyses biased by cement-filled puncta? Geophysical Research Abstracts, vol. 20, EGU2018-15066, EGU General Assembly, 08-13 April 2018.

Romanin, M., Crippa, G., Ye, F., Brand, U., Bitner, M.A., Gaspard, D., Häussermann, V. & Laudien, J. 2018. Which is the optimal shell-part to sample for geochemical analyses? Trace element and stable isotope compositions of five recent brachiopod species. 5th International Paleontological Congress, 9-13 July, Paris, France, p. 164.


Marco Romanin
Institute of Paleobiology PAS
ul. Twarda 51/55
PL-00-818 Warsaw, POLAND
phone: (+48 22) 6978-874; room 124