Biogeologie

Dr. Kantapon Suraprasit

Post-doctoral researcher

Hölderlinstr. 12
72074 Tübingen
Germany

Tel: +49 (0)7071 29-72493
Email: suraprasitspam prevention@gmail.com /
kantapon.suraprasitspam prevention@mnf.uni-tuebingen.de

Fields of Interest

  • Paleodiets and paleohabitats of Southeast Asian large mammals using stable isotope analyses
  • Paleoenvironments and paleoclimate of Southeast Asian regions during the Pleistocene
  • Faunal composition, evolution and paleobiogeography of Southeast Asian large mammals during the Neogene and Quaternary

Career position

2016 to recent: Lecturer at Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University

2018-2020: Postdoctoral Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, University Tübingen, Germany

Education

2016: Ph.D in Biological Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

2015: Ph.D in Vertebrate Paleontology, University of Poitiers, France

2011-2010: M.Sc in Paleontology, Paleobiology, and Phylogeny, University of Poitiers, France

2009: B.Sc in Geology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University

Publications

Suraprasit, K., Bocherens, H., Chaimanee, Y., Panha, S., and Jaeger, J,-J. (in press). Late Middle Pleistocene ecology and climate in Northeastern Thailand inferred from the stable isotope analysis of Khok Sung ungulate tooth enamel and the land mammal cenogram. Quaternary Science Reviews.

Suraprasit, K., Jaeger, J.-J., Chaimanee, Y., Chavasseau, O., Yamee, C., Tian, P., and Panha, S. (2016). The Middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from Khok Sung (Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand): biochronological and paleobiogeographical implications. ZooKeys 613: 1-157.

Suraprasit, K., Jaeger, J.-J., Chaimanee, Y., Benammi, M., Chavasseau, O., Yamee, C., Tian, P., and Panha, S. (2015). A complete skull of Crocuta crocuta ultima indicates a late Middle Pleistocene age for the Khok Sung (Northeastern Thailand) vertebrate fauna. Quaternary International 374: 34-45.

Ducrocq, S., Benammi, M., Chavasseau, O., Chaimanee, Y., Suraprasit, K., Pha, P., Phuong, V., Phach, P., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2015). New anthracotheres (Cetartiodactyla, Mammalia) from the Paleogene of northeastern Vietnam: biochronological implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 35(3): e929139.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Chavasseau, O., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2015). Middle Miocene bovids from Mae Moh Basin, northern Thailand: The first record of genus Eotragus in Southeast Asia. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica, 60(1): 67-78.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Bocherens, H., Chavasseau, O., and Jaeger, J,-J. (2014). Systematics and phylogeny of Middle Miocene Cervidae (Mammalia) from Mae Moh Basin (Thailand) and a palaeoenvironmental estimate using enamel isotopy of sympatric herbivore species. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 34(1): 179-194.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Martin, T., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2011). First Castorid (Mammalia, Rodentia) from the Middle Miocene of Southeast Asia. Naturwissenschaften, 98: 315-328.

Abstracts and Presentations in Scientific conferences

Oral presentations

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Bocherens, H., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2018). A possible glacial-interglacial stability of large mammal faunas in Southeast Asia. The 5th International Palaeontological Congress, July 9-13, Pierre & Marie Curie University and the National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Bocherens, H., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2017). Late Middle Pleistocene environments and climate in Northeast Thailand inferred from the stable carbon and oxygen isotope records of Khok Sung ungulate tooth enamel and the cenogram method. The 16th Gondwana International Conference, November 13-17, Asia Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Bocherens, H., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2017). Paleoecological and paleoclimatic reconstructions of the Pleistocene Khok Sung vertebrate fauna (Nakhon Ratchasima province, northeastern Thailand): stable carbon and oxygen isotope investigations of ungulate tooth enamel. The 77th Anniversary meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, August 23-26, TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Bocherens, H., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2017). Middle Miocene tragulids from the Mae Moh Basin (Lampang province) and their paleodiet and paleohabitat investigations using the stable carbon isotope analysis of fossil tooth enamel. The 7th Conference on Taxonomy and Systematics in Thailand, June 26-28, Chaophya Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

Suraprasit, K. (2017). The Middle Miocene mammalian fauna from northern Thailand and its paleoecological interpretation using the stable isotope analysis of ungulate tooth enamel. La Fête des Dinos, March 18-19, Mahasarakham University, Mahasarakham, Thailand.

Suraprasit, K., Jaeger, J.-J., Chaimanee, Y., Chavasseau, O., and Panha, S. (2016). Middle Pleistocene mammalian fauna from Ban Khok Sung, Nakhon Ratchasima: species composition, chronology, and paleobiogeographic affinities. The 6th Conference on Taxonomy and Systematics in Thailand, May 25-27, Khonkaen University, Khonkaen, Thailand.

Suraprasit, K., Jaeger, J.-J., Chaimanee, Y., and Panha, S. (2014). Middle Pleistocene vertebrate fauna from Khok Sung, Nakhon Ratchasima, northeastern Thailand: the taxonomic implication of a mammalian assemblage. The 19th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress (BSGC), December 12-14, National University of Singapore, Singapore.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Jaeger, J.-J., and Panha, S. (2012). Micro-CT scan application for the study of morphological changes through tooth wear: a case study of middle Miocene castorid fossils from Thailand. The 2nd Conference on Taxonomy and Systematics in Thailand, May 2-4, Charoenthani hotel, Khonkaen, Thailand.

Posters

Suraprasit, K., Jaeger, J.-J., Chaimanee, Y., and Panha, S. (2017). Late Middle Pleistocene diversity of vertebrates in Khok Sung (Northeastern Thailand). The 5th Workshop on Science and Technology Cooperation Biodiversity: Global Awareness and Sustainability, November 6-8, Kantary Hills, Chiangmai, Thailand.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Bocherens, H., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2016). Middle Miocene sympatric tragulids in C3-dominated grasslands of Mae Moh (Lampang Province, northern Thailand): the first record of the genus Dorcatherium from Southeast Asia. The 76th Anniversary meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, October 26-29, Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Suraprasit, K., Panha, S., Bocherens, H., Chaimanee, Y., Chavasseau, O., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2015). Middle Pleistocene vertebrate community from Khok Sung (Northeastern Thailand): faunal composition, diets, and niche partitioning of sympatric mammals. The 75th Anniversary meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, October 14-17, Hyatt Regency Dallas, Texas, USA.

Suraprasit, K., Chaimanee, Y., Panha, S., and Jaeger, J.-J. (2012). Micro-CT scan application for the study of hidden structures of mammalian teeth: a case study of middle Miocene castorid tooth wear from Thailand. Le 7ème Symposium de Morphométrie et Evolution des Formes, May 24-25, Université de Lyon 1, Lyon, France.