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 and Head of School
Geochemistry and diagenesis of sedimentary rocks, stable isotope geochemistry.
Reader in 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
Earthquake seismology and seismic risk, surface waves and seismic properties in the crust and lithosphere.
Quaternary palaeoclimatology, micropalaeontology, stable isotope geochemistry, palaeoceanography.
Head of Stable Isotope and Noble Gas Geochemistry Laboratories
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
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.
Clean energy generation, hydrogen storage in solid-form, nanostructural materials synthesis.
Lecturer in Coastal Physical Processes
Coastal physical processes, complex physical, biological and chemical interactions that drive sedimentary (and ecological) properties and processes.
Lecturer in Earth Science
Tectonics; sedimentology; Quaternary palaeoclimate