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Academic Staff

Dr Caroline Lear


  • Deputy Director of Research


  • Earth Sciences (Oxford) 1997
  • PhD (Cambridge) "Evolution of Cenozoic ocean composition and temperature from foraminiferal trace element proxies" 2000


  • American Geophysical Union
  • Geological Society of America

PhD Students

  • Elaine Mawbey: Cenozoic records of Seawater chemistry: chemical proxies as indicators of past climate
  • Peter Bloxsom: A tale of two gateways: Atlantic circulation and global climate change
  • Sam Bradley: Quantification of past ice sheet stability during global warming events
  • Scott Butler: Trace metal geochemistry of brachiopod calcite: a new window to the past