Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Research Fellow
Previous Position PDRA (University of Manchester)
Telephone +44 (0) 2890975146
Email A.Newton@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Natural and Built Environment
Quadrat Core Themes Earth Systems
Methods I Use Bio / Geo / Chemical Analytical


Key Research Interests

  • Seismic geomorphology/marine geology and geophysics
  • Glacial geomorphology and glaciology
  • High latitude and altitude environmental change
  • Carbon capture, storage and fluid flow
  • Climate change

Recent Key Papers

  • Newton, A.M.W., Huuse, M., and Brocklehurst, S.H. (2018), A persistent Norwegian Atlantic Current through the Pleistocene glaciations, Geophysical Research Letters, 45: 5599-5608.
  • Rea, B.R., Newton, A.M.W., Harding, R., Lamb, R.M., M., Bigg, G.R., Spagnolo, M., Huuse, Brocklehurst, S.H., Rose, P., Buckley, F., Cater, J., Archer, S., Halliyeva, M., Basell, J., Howell, J., and Cornwell, D. (2018), An Early Pleistocene record of extensive and repeated marine-based glaciation on the NW European margin, Science Advances, 4:eaar8327.
  • Newton, A.M.W., Huuse, M., and Brocklehurst, S.H. (2016), Buried iceberg scours reveal reduced North Atlantic Current during the stage 12 deglacial, Nature Communications, 7:10927.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Climate Change, glacier fluctuations and freshwater availability in Northern India
  • QUADRAT DTP student, Matthew Hunt: Sedimentary Records of the Evolution of the Melville Bugt Ice Stream
  • QUADRAT DTP student, Millie Coleman: Glacial meltwater evolution during the deglaciation of the Fennoscandian Ice Sheet