Dr. Jason Kirby

Dr. Jason Kirby in Bosnia
Job Title Principal Lecturer in Physical Geography
Telephone +44 (0)151 231 2410
Email Address @ljmu.ac.uk

J.R.Kirby

Contact Address Room 240c
James Parsons Bldg
Byrom St.
Liverpool.
L3 3AF

Academic Profile:

  • 1994 BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Liverpool.
  • 1999 PhD ‘Holocene floodplain vegetation dynamics and sea-level change in the lower Aire Valley, Yorkshire’, Department of Geography, University of Hull.

Previous Employment:

  • 2002-2004 Environmental Consultant, Atkins Consultants Ltd.
  • 2000-2002 Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Department of Geography, University Of Plymouth
  • 1999-2000 Teaching Fellow, Department of Geography, University of Hull
  • 1994-1995 Research Assistant, Sea-Level Research Unit, Department of Geography, University of Durham

Administrative Duties:

Programme Leader for Geosciences

Professional Roles:

Vice-Chair, Geographical Association, Liverpool & District Branch
Executive Committee Member, Romney Marsh Research Trust

Research Interests:

  • Holocene sea-level changes and coastal evolution.
  • Recent coastal changes and the role of the North Atlantic Oscillation
  • Reconstructing Quaternary environments using micropalaeontology (pollen, diatoms and foraminifera).
  • Vegetation history and palaeoecology. Climate changes and human impact on the environment. Applied research interests include ecohydrology and coastal and river management.

Publications:

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