Solid Earth: Critical Geology

Daniel Koehn

Dr Daniel Koehn

Reader (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Brian Bell

Dr Brian Bell

Lecturer (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Continental lava field architecture, generation of volcaniclastic rocks, interactions of volcanic and sedimentary systems, role of volcanic rocks in hydrocarbon reservoirs and traps.

Roderick Brown

Professor Roderick Brown

Professor of Earth Sciences (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

David Brown

Dr David Brown

Senior Lecturer in Volcanology and Sedimentology (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Tim Dempster

Dr Tim Dempster

Senior Lecturer in Geology (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Metamorphic equilibrium; garnet compositional zoning; zircon response to metamorphism; tracing fluid movements in crystalline basement; interaction between fluid influx, deformation and metamorphic reactions in fault zones.

John MacDonald

Dr John MacDonald

Lecturer in Earth Sciences (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Carbonate clumped isotopes; oil and gas; dolomite; mineral deposits; geothermal; geoarchaeology; zircon geochemistry and Precambrian crustal evolution; tufas and alkaline leachates; industrial wastes and water pollution

Iain Neill

Dr Iain Neill

Lecturer in Magmatic Processes (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: geochemistry; igneous rocks; geochronology; petrogenesis; geodynamics; Caribbean; Armenia; volcanic and seismic hazards; ore deposits

Amanda Owen

Dr Amanda Owen

Lecturer in Sedimentology (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Dr Cristina Persano

Senior Lecturer (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)


Fingerprinting the Carbon Cycle

Nick Kamenos

Dr Nick Kamenos

Reader in Global Change (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Thorsten Balke

Dr Thorsten Balke

Lecturer in Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: I am studying the interactions of plants with their physical environment in geomorphologically active systems.

Dr Adrian Bass

Lecturer in Biogeochemistry (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Carbon cycle processes at terrestrial-aquatic interfaces

Jaime Toney

Professor Jaime Toney

Professor in Environmental and Climate Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Susan Waldron

Professor Susan Waldron

Professor of Biogeochemistry (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)


Solar System Volatiles

Martin Lee

Professor Martin Lee

Head of School / Professor of Planetary Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: The geology and evolution of carbonaceous chondrite asteroids and the planet Mars. Impact craters on Earth and other planets. Preservation of the built heritage in Scotland. Electron microscopy (TEM, SEM, EBSD) and atom probe tomography.

Lydia Hallis

Dr Lydia Hallis

Lecturer in Planetary Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Jaime Toney

Professor Jaime Toney

Professor in Environmental and Climate Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)


Quantitative Geomorphology

Trevor Hoey

Professor Trevor Hoey

Professor of Numerical Geoscience (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Sediment transport processes in gravel-bed and semi-alluvial rivers; Sediment tracer technology; River channel morphology; Numerical modelling of sediment transport and landscape evolution; The dynamics of braided rivers

Thorsten Balke

Dr Thorsten Balke

Lecturer in Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: I am studying the interactions of plants with their physical environment in geomorphologically active systems.

Brian Barrett

Dr Brian Barrett

Lecturer in Remote Sensing (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: radar & multispectral remote sensing, machine learning, land use dynamics, soil moisture, grassland & upland ecosystems

Dr Jim Hansom

Honorary Research Fellow (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Martin Hurst

Dr Martin Hurst

Lecturer in Physical Geography (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Application of cosmogenic radionuclides to quantify rates of Earth surface processes. Interaction between tectonics, climate and erosion and their influence on landscape form. Numerical modelling of terrestrial and coastal landscape evolution.

Hannah Mathers

Dr Hannah Mathers

Lecturer: Geography and Earth Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Larissa Naylor

Dr Larissa Naylor

Reader (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Dr Cristina Persano

Senior Lecturer (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Elizabeth Petrie

Dr Elizabeth Petrie

Lecturer in GNSS and Geospatial Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: vertical land motion; GPS; Global positioning system; GNSS; Antarctic; Antarctica; land deformation; higher order ionospheric effects; orbit estimation; radiation pressure; hydrographic surveying; timeseries analysis; offset detection

Rhian Thomas

Dr Rhian Thomas

Lecturer in Physical Geography and Freshwater Science (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Richard Williams

Dr Richard Williams

Lecturer in Fluvial Geomorphology and Geomatics (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

Research interests: Monitoring the morphology, flow dynamics, sediment transport and ecology of river systems; modelling flood risk; braided river morphodynamics; alluvial fan morphology and sedimentology; river restoration; geomorphic unit classification; citizen science.