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Dr Luke Bridgestock


May, 2020: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

September, 2015 to April, 2020: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford

October, 2011 to September, 2015: PhD student, Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London


Stable isotopes ; Geochemistry ; Palaeoclimate

Key Publications

L. Bridgestock,Y-T. Hsieh, D. Porceilli & G. M. Henderson, 2019, Increased export production during recovery from the Paleocene-Eocene thermal maximum constrained by sedimentary Ba isotopes, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 510, 52-63

Schlitzer et al. (inc. L. Bridgestock), 2018, The GEOTRACES Intermediate Data Product 2017, Chemical Geology, doi.10.1016/j.chemgeo.2018.05.040

F. Hemsing, Y-T., Hsieh, L. Bridgestock, P. T. Spooner, L. Robinson, N. Frank, & G. M. Henderson, 2018, Barium isotopes in cold-water corals, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 491, 183-192, doi.10.1016/j.epsl.2018.03.040

L. Bridgestock,M. Rehkämper, T. van de Flierdt, M. Paul, A. Milne, M. Lohan, E. Achterberg, 2018, The distribution of lead concentrations and isotope compositions in the eastern Tropical Atlantic Ocean, Geochimica et Cosmoschimica Acta, 225, 36-51, doi.10.1016/j.gca.2018.01.018

L. Bridgestock, Y-T. Hsieh, D. Porcelli, W. B. Homoky, A. Bryan & G. M. Henderson, 2018,Controls on the barium isotope compositions of marine sediments, Earth and Planetary Science Letters,481, 101-110, doi.10.1016/j.epsl.2017.10.019

L. Bridgestock,M. Rehkämper, T. van de Flierdt, K. Murphy, Khondoker, A. Baker, R. Chance, E. Achterberg,2017, The Cd isotope composition of atmospheric aerosols, Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017/GL072748

L. Bridgestock, T. van de Flierdt, M. Rehkämper, M. Paul, R. Middag, A. Milne, M. C. Lohan, A. R. Baker, R. Chance, R. Khondoker, S. Strekopytov, E. Humphreys-Williams, E. P. Achterberg, M. J. A. Rijkenberg, L. J. A. Gerringa & H. J. W. de Baar, 2016, Return of naturally sourced Pb to Atlantic surface waters, Nature Communications, doi:10.1038/ncomms12921

M. Paul, L. Bridgestock,M. Rehkämper, T. van de Flierdt, D. J. Weiss, 2015, High-precision measurements of seawater Pb isotope compositions by double-spike thermal ionization mass spectrometry, Analytica Chimica Acta,863, 59-69

L. Bridgestock, H .Williams, M. Rehkämper. F. Larner, M.D. Giscard, S. Hammond, B. Coles, R. Andreasen, B. J. Wood, K. J. Theis, C. L. Smith, G. K. Benedix, M. Schonbachler, 2014, Unlocking the zinc isotope systematics of iron meteorites, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 400, 153-164

F. Larner, Y. Dogra, A. Dybowska, J. Fabrega, B. Stolp, L. Bridgestock, R. Goodhead, D. J. Weiss, J. Moger, J. R., Lead, E. Valsami-Jones, C. R. Tyler, T. S. Galloway, M. Rehkämper, 2012, Tracing bioavailability of ZnO nanoparticles using stable isotope labeling, Environmental Science & Technology, 42, 12137-12145