Environmental history of peatlandsand lacustrine systems.
Fire history of peatlands and lacustrine systems.
Conservation of wetland environments, specifically peatlands.
BSc in Human and Physical Geography at the University of Reading (First class honors degree)
MSc in Quaternary Sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London (Passed with Distinction)
PhD at University of St Andrews (current activity)
Active research projects:
Past and present spatial patterning of the newly discovered peat swamp forests in the Congo Basin.
Subject area: Palaeoecology, ecology, geochemistry, fire history