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School of Geography

Graeme Swindles Dr Graeme Swindles

Contact details

Room Garstang 10.31
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


+44 (0) 113 34 39127

Student hours:
Tuesday 10am - 12.30pm [not reading week]

Work in progress

Current projects

[1] The cause of Molinia caerulea (purple moor grass) dominance in peatlands (funded by Lafarge-Tarmac).

[2] Palaeohydrological records from peatlands in Peruvian Amazonia (funded by The Royal Society).

[3] Mobility, Climate and Culture: Re-modelling the Irish Iron Age (funded by The British Academy).

[4] Reconstructing Holocene climate change and human impacts in the Canadian NWT (funded by NSERC).

Graeme's research projects have been funded by: 

  • Geological Survey of Canada
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Canada)
  • Lafarge-Tarmac
  • The Royal Society
  • NERC
  • NSERC (Canada)
  • The British Academy
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority
  • Battlefield Trust
  • Quaternary Research Association
  • Northern Ireland Environment Agency
  • World University Network