The department hosts a variety of research activities in the field of paleoclimate, many of which are linked to the Grantham Institute for Climate Change, one of Imperial College's global institutes. If you are interested in one of the projects listed below please feel free to contact the associated staff
The importance of glaciated environments for seawater chemistry and the global carbon cycle – a case study from Greenland [Info Sheet - Glaciated environments for seawater chemistry, Greenland
Supervisors: Tina van de Flierdt, Susan Little (UCL), Kate Hendy (U Bristol)
The project is suitable for a student with a background in chemistry, geology, oceanography or an equivalent qualification. Further information on the research can be obtained from Tina van de Flierdt.
Understanding Modern Biogeochemical Cycles in the context of the international GEOTRACES project – Lead, cadmium, neodymium [Info Sheet - Modern Biogeochemical Cycles, GEOTRACES Project]
Supervisors: Tina van de Flierdt, Yves Plancherel, Mark Rehkämper
The project is suitable for a student with a background in chemistry, geology or an equivalent qualification. Further information can be obtained directly from Tina van de Flierd, Yves Plancherel or Mark Rehkämper.
Reconstructing erosion and sediment supply from the continents to the oceans in deep time – examples from the Cretaceous [details]
Alex Whittaker and Peter Allison