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Dr Charlotte Spencer Jones

Lecturer in Physical Geography

Lecturer in Physical Geography in the Department of Geography+44 (0) 191 33 41094

Research interests

  • Using novel lipid biomarkers (bacteriohopanepolyols, intact phospholipids, glycerol dibiphytanyl glycerol tetraethers etc) to investigate microbial processes in soils, sediments, extreme environments.
  • Reconstructing sea surface temperatures during the Quaternary
  • Investigating biogeochemical cycling in modern and past settings

Esteem Indicators

  • 2014: Discussion leader: Analytical Advances and Novel Environments session at Gordon Research Seminar (Organic Geochemistry, Holderness)
  • 2013: Student committee member: IAPETUS PhD student conference (Durham University)
  • 2000: 2016-Present: Faculty Chair of Research Staff Association (Social Sciences and Health):
  • 2000: 2013-2016: Early Career Researcher representative: Biogeoscience division of European Geoscience Union


Doctoral Thesis

Journal Article