Professor of Environmental Earth Science
Clastic sedimentology, sedimentary bedforms, sediment transport and deposition in high magnitude floods, submarine gravity currents, tectonic and climatic controls on sediment distribution. Geological record of environmental change.
Professor of Environmental Sciences
Geochemistry and diagenesis of sedimentary rocks, stable isotope geochemistry.
Professor of Volcanology
Volcanology, particularly volcanic degassing behaviour and experimental petrology applied to understanding magmatic evolution and eruption, physical processes in high viscosity magmas. Volcanic risk reduction.
Lecturer in the Physical Geography of Natural Hazards
Geomorphologist using a combination of remote sensing, fieldwork, geospatial analysis and numerical modeling to investigate landscape evolution, sediment transfer and natural hazards, predominantly in mountainous regions.
Earthquake seismology and seismic risk, surface waves and seismic properties in the crust and lithosphere.
Quaternary palaeoclimatology, micropalaeontology, stable isotope geochemistry, palaeoceanography.
Professorial Research Fellow and Head of Stable Isotope Laboratory
Stable Isotope Geochemistry; in-situ cosmogenic isotope chemistry; noble gas chemistry; terrestrial and marine palaeoclimate analysis, Landscape evolution; hydrology and hydrogeology; isotopic oceanography; atmospheric chemistry; stable isotope instrumentation and techniques.
Lecturer in Hydrology and Climate Change Research
Hydrosystems modelling including stochastic hydrology, hydro-meteorology, hydro-climatology, Prediction in ungauged catchments, Extreme value statistics, and Fuzzy modelling.
Senior Lecturer in Geophysical Earth Observation
Growth, emplacement and collapse of lava flows and domes; magma degassing and explosive volcanism; monitoring of active volcanoes.
Professor of Environmental Sciences and Head of School
Hydrogeology, natural groundwater chemistry and groundwater contamination. Climate change impacts on water resources, catchment science.
Lecturer in Geophysics
Volcano geophysics, particularly seismic anisotropy around volcanoes and the effect fluid migration has on the elastic properties of the rock. Volcanic seismicity and deformation. Numerical modelling.
Development of compound-specific isotopic proxies for palaeohydrological and palaeoclimatic studies using modern terrestrial vegetation; climate change during the Quaternary, Paleocene/Eocene thermal maximum, and Eocene/Oligocene transition; experimental investigation of hydrogen isotopic exchange between organic compounds and H2O.
Contamination; pollution; soil; (bio)availability; ecotoxicology; soil-contaminant-microbe interactions; POPs; PAHs; hydrocarbons; agrochemicals; pharmaceuticals.
Senior Lecturer in Coastal Physical Processes
Coastal physical processes, complex physical, biological and chemical interactions that drive sedimentary (and ecological) properties and processes.
Senior Lecturer in Earth Science
Tectonics; sedimentology; Quaternary palaeoclimate