The following School staff lead research projects within the Quaternary Environments Research Group, with some working in the Antarctic Research Centre:
- Dr Brian Anderson - Glacier dynamics, mass balance and glacier-climate interactions, paleoclimate science, and climate change
- Dr Cliff Atkins - sedimentary processes and environments, polar aeolian sediment distribution, analysis of polar glaciomarine drillcores, and terrestrial cold-based glaciers
- Associate Prof Nancy Bertler - Climate change, Antarctica, ice core records and climatology, past and future climate variability, ice sheet stability, rapid climate change, sea ice variability, global carbon budget
- Emeritus Prof Lionel Carter - Marine geology and palaeoceanography
- Dr Warren Dickinson - Sediment geochemistry, Antarctic permafrost, and global mineral resources
- Dr Gavin Dunbar - Sedimentology
- Dr Shaun Eaves - drivers and mechanisms of Quarternary climate change, global transition, palaeoclimatic reconstruction using mountain glaciers, geological investigation, geochronological techniques, numerical glacier modelling
- Associate Prof Nick Golledge - numerical modelling, Antarctic ice sheet simulation, ice sheets and climate change, Antarctic ice sheet dynamics, flowline modelling of Antarctic Glaciers.
- Associate Prof Michael Hannah - Micropalaeontology, Marine palynomorphs, Antarctic ice sheet history, Past climates, Evolution, Mass extinction
- Dr Jamie Howarth - earthquake behaviour/hazards posed by plate boundary faults, storm frequency/drivers, landscape responses of mountain systems to seismic shaking and storms.
- Prof Rewi Newnham - Palynology, Quaternary vegetation and climate reconstruction, Quaternary environmental change, palaeoclimate, climate change, environmental archaeology, and aerobiology
- Dr Lynda Petherick - Quaternary science, palaeoclimatic and palaeoenvironmental variability, palynology, aeolian dust flux, geochemistry, past sea level change, late Holocene freshwater health, and lake sediments.
- Dr Andrew Rees - paleoecology
- Associate Prof Gillian Turner - Paleomegnetism and geomagnetism
- Prof Colin Wilson - Quaternary volcanism, tephrochronology
Please contact a staff member in the research area of interest to you.