Taslima Anwar | Mount Allison

Taslima Anwar

Assistant Professor


Dr. Anwar completed her PhD in 2017 from the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta. Then, she started working as Research Associate and Lab Technician at the same department. Later, she joined the Department of Physics, Memorial University of Newfoundland as an Instructor in 2018. Since August 2020, Dr. Anwar has been teaching at the Department of Physics, Mount Allison University as an Assistant Professor.
Research interests: Geophysics, Earth Magnetic Field - Direction and Intensity, Rock-magnetism, and Paleoclimate.



  • Kravchinsky, V.A., Zhang, R., Borowiecki, R., Tarasov, P.E., van der Baan, M., Anwar, T., Goguitchaichvili, A., Müller., S., (2021). Centennial scale climate oscillations from southern Siberia in the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews, accepted.
  • Hawkins L., Anwar, T., Shcherbakova V., Biggin, A.J., Kravchinsky, V.A., Shatsillo A., Holt J., Pavlov, V.E., (2019). An exceptionally weak Devonian geomagnetic field recorded by the Viluy Traps, Siberia. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 506, 134-145.
  • Anwar, T., Kravchinsky, V. A., and Zhang, R., Koukhar, L.P., Yang, L., Leping, Y., (2018). Holocene climatic evolution at the Chinese Loess Plateau: testing sensitivity to the global warming-cooling events. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 166, 223-232.
  • Zhang, R., Kravchinsky, V.A., Anwar, T., Chen, J., Lic, J., Gong, H., Jiao, J., (2018). Comment on “Late Miocene-Pliocene Asian monsoon intensification linked to Antarctic ice-sheet growth”. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 503, 248-251.
  • Anwar, T., Mumpy, A., Blanco, D., Kravchinsky, V.A., Cataneanu, O., (2017). Core Magnetostratigraphy: Chron 33r in the Southern Alberta Plains. Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology, 65(4), 425-435.
  • Anwar, T., Hawkins L., Kravchinsky, V.A., Biggin, A.J., Pavlov, V.E, (2016). Microwave paleointensities indicate a low paleomagnetic dipole moment at the Permo-Triassic boundary. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors, 260, 62-73.
  • Anwar, T., Kravchinsky, V. A., and Zhang, R., (2015). Magneto- and cyclostratigraphy in the red clay sequence: New age model and paleoclimatic implication for the eastern Chinese Loess Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research Solid Earth, 120(10), 6758-6770.


PhD, Geophysics, University of Alberta, 2017


Recent Offerings
• PHYS 1051: General Physics I
• PHYS 1041: Physics for Life Sciences
• PHYS 3821: Quantum Mechanics
• PHYS 3751: Energy Production and Environment
• PHYS 3201: Statistical Mechanics