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Prof. Chris Turney

Professor of Earth Science and Climate Change
Climate Change Res. Centre & School of Biological Sciences
University of New South Wales
The Queen’s Drive
2052 Sydney

  +61 2 9385 8647

Expertise & Interests

Overview / specialty        Climate change and impacts
Official functions (outside of PAGES)        Climate leader for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH); Co-ordinator of the Earth’s Past Future Program: www.earthspastfuture.com
PAGES interests        2k Network, Future Earth, World Climate Research Programme
Topics        Carbon cycle, Chronology, Climate dynamics, Extreme events, Interannual-decadal varaibility, Modeling, Ocean dynamics, Proxy development, Thresholds and abrupt changes
Timescales        Anthropocene (last 100 years), Future projection, Holocene, Last millennia, Last glacial cycle, Observational period, Pleistocene
Regions        Antarctic region, Australasia, Europe, Global, Mid-latitude Southern Hemisphere
Archives        Corals/bivalves, Documentary records, Ice cores/glaciers, Instrumental records, Lake sediments, Model results, Ocean sediments, Peat, Tree rings
Sector        Academia / Education, Outreach/Communication, Research
Discipline        Chronology, Dendrochronology, Historian, Meteorology, (Paleo)climatology, (Paleo)limnology, (Paleo)oceanography