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Isobel Rowell

Isobel Rowell

Research Student

Palaeoclimatology

Climate change

Antarctic climate

Ice core analysis

Room M5
Department of Earth Sciences
Downing Site
University of Cambridge
Downing St, Cambridge

CB2 3EQ
Office Phone: +44 (0) 1223 364917

Biography:

I did my undergraduate degree at the University of Manchester and, deciding on a career-switch, moved to the University of Birmingham where I studied for an MSc in Applied Meteorology and Climatology. I became interested in palaeoclimate, in particular Antarctic climate, and decided to pursue a PhD here at Cambridge where I now study Antarctic ice cores. 

I'm interested in science communication and engaging the public with climate science. I am also very much looking forward to an Antarctic field trip early in 2020 where I will be drilling ice at a new site in West Antarctica.

Research Interests

My research investigates the reliability of climate signals in ice core records and I am interested specifically in the spatial variability of Antarctic climate throughout the last glacial cycle.

Keywords

palaeoclimate reconstructions

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