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Dr Chris Berry

Dr Chris Berry

Senior Lecturer

Ysgol Gwyddorau’r Ddaear a’r Môr

Email:
berrycm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2087 6971
Fax:
+44 (0)29 2087 4326
Location:
1.16B, Main Building
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Palaeobotany; Devonian; palaeoecology; plant fossils; forests

  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Earth and Ocean Sciences - School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University (1998-present)
  • University of Wales Research Fellow, Cardiff University (1996-1998)
  • Royal Society Exchange Fellowship, Liège University (1994-1995)
  • PhD - Devonian Plant Fossils from Venezuela, Geology Department, Cardiff University (1993)
  • BA Earth Sciences – Cambridge University (1989)

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  • Edwards, D. and Berry, C. M. 1991. Silurian and Devonian. In: Cleal, C. J. ed. Plant Fossils in Geological Investigation: The Palaeozoic.. Ellis Horwood series in applied geology Chichester: Ellis Horwood Limited, pp. 117-153.

I study the diversification, evolution and impact of the evolution of large land plants in the Devonian Period, 420-360 million years ago. I am interested in rare ‘fossil forests’ which tell us about ancient terrestrial ecology. My knowledge is informed by an extensive fieldwork programme taking in Greenland, Svalbard, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina and China, and first-hand knowledge of the major collections of Devonian plants in museums around the world. I very much enjoy working with my colleagues in the Catskill Mountains of New York, USA.

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