Research Assistant, PhD

Research interests

Research/Work interests:

  • nannoplankton taxonomy and biostratigraphy (Neogene, Paleogene, extant)
  • nannoplankton assemblage composition in relation to (paleo)ecology and (paleo)geography
  • popularization of science (workshops, popular scientific lectures)
Selected publications

Bartol, M. 2010: Two new Pontosphaera species from the Middle Miocene of NE Slovenia (western Central Paratethys). - Micropaleontology, 56, 509-516.

Bartol, M., Pavšič, J., Dobnikar, M., Bernasconi, S.M. 2008: UnusualBraarudosphaera bigelowii and Micrantholithus vesper enrichment in the Early Miocene sediments from the Slovenian Corridor, a seaway linking the Central Paratethys and the Mediterranean. - Palaeogeogr. palaeoclimatol. palaeoecol., 267, 77-88.

Bartol, M. 2009: Middle Miocene calcareous nannoplankton of NE Slovenia (western Central Paratethys). Ljubljana: Založba ZRC/ZRC Publishing, 136 pp.

Bartol, M., Pavšič, J. 2005: Badenian discoasters from the section in Lenart (Northeast Slovenia, Central Paratethys. - Geologija, 48, 211-223.

Curriculum Vitae



2003 - BSc in Biology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana
2008 - PhD in Geology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana

Work experience:

2003-2007   University Botanic Gardens Ljubljana
2007-2008   Aquarius d.o.o. Ljubljana
2008-           Paleontološki inštitut Ivana Rakovca ZRC SAZU


biostratigraphy • nannoplankton • Neogene