Chair of the Exam Board Geography (F800, L701, FH82)
BSc Physical Geography, UCW Aberystwyth (1985)
PhD Royal Holloway, University of London (1989)
Member of the American Geophysical Union
Member of the Quaternary Research Association
Research interests include Quaternary fluvial system development and stratigraphy, fluvial geomorphology, geochronology, palaeoclimate and palaeoenvironmental reconstruction.
I continue to work on Late Cenozoic fluvial system development in the UK (Severn, Avon and Thames), Turkey (Gediz River) and SE Spain (Vera Basin).
I am working with Dr Stephen McGough (Digital Institute) and Prof John Wainwright (Durham University) on developing a new Landscape Evolution Model, developed to leverage the high performance computing (HPC) power of general purpose graphics processing units (GPGPUs).
Supervisor to: Adam Trueman
Second supervisor to: Benjamin Petrick, Louise Taylor
Leader (1996-2006) and founding member of the International Research Group FLAG (FLuvial Archives Group). Member of the FLAG Executive (2006-2008)
Full Member of the INQUA Commission on Terrestrial Deposits and Processes (2003- ).
Member of the BIAA Research Committee (2007- )
Work in Turkey (2004-2010) funded by the British Institute at Ankara (BIAA).
Faculty and GPS funding to setup a local HPC cluster for Landscape Evolution Model development and to purchase additional cloud-based HPC capacity for model application.
I am module leader for :
GEO3073: Ice Age World
GEO2107: Climate and Environmental Change: Present, Future and Past
GEO2113: American South West Fieldtrip (from 2013)
I also teach on :
GEO1012: An Introduction to Earth Science
GEO1096: Study Skills