University of Aberdeen
Current Position Senior Lecturer
Telephone +44 (0)1224 272364
Departments School of Geosciences
Quadrat Core Themes Earth Systems, Environmental Management
Methods I Use Bio / Geo / Chemical Analytical


Key Research Interests

  • Long-term climate change
  • Carbon sequestration in peat deposits
  • Applied Palaeoecology
  • Age/depth modelling

Recent Key Papers

  • Ratcliffe, J., Andersen, R., Anderson, R., Newton, A., Campbell, D., Mauquoy, D. & Payne, R. 2018. Contemporary carbon fluxes do not reflect the long-term carbon balance for an Atlantic blanket bog. The Holocene 28, 140-149.
  • Chambers, F., Crowle, A., Daniell, J., Mauquoy, D., McCarroll, J., Sanderson, N., Thom, T., Toms, P. & Webb, J. 2017. Ascertaining the nature and timing of mire degradation: using palaeoecology to assist future conservation management in Northern England. AIMS Environmental Science 4, 54-82.
  • van Bellen, S., Mauquoy, D., Hughes, P.D.M., Roland, T.P., Daley, T.J., Loader, N.J., Street-Perrott, F.A., Rice, E.M., Pancotto, V.A. & Payne, R.J. 2016. Late-Holocene climate dynamics recorded in the peat bogs of Tierra del Fuego, South America. The Holocene 26, 489-501.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Mapping, monitoring and modelling coastal habitats with UAVs
  • QUADRAT DTP student, Daniel Coathup: Quantifying carbon accumulation and loss in Russian Arctic peatlands