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PUBLICATIONS

Notes: *indicates equal contribution/joint first authorship

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Shelley, S., Royles, J., Griffiths, H. J., Deen, T.J., Thorne, M.A.S., 2010. Estimating lichenometric ages for 19th and 20th Century glacier fluctuations on South Georgia (South Atlantic). Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography, 92(1), 125-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0459.2010.00382.x

·       Balbo, A.L., Persson, P., ROBERTS, S.J. in press. Changes in settlement patterns on the River Rena, 1 south-east Norway: a response to Holocene climate change? The Holocene. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959683610365939

·       Fretwell, P.T, Hodgson, D.A., Watcham, E.P., Bentley, M.J., ROBERTS, S.J., in press. Holocene isostatic uplift of the South Shetland Islands, Antarctic Peninsula, modelled from raised beaches. Quaternary Science Reviews. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.04.006

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Sanderson, D.C.W., Milne, G., Smith, J.A., Verleyen, E., Balbo, A., 2009. Holocene relative sea-level change and deglaciation on Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula, from elevated lake deltas. Geomorphology 112, 122-134. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.05.011 

·       Hodgson*, D.A., ROBERTS*, S.J., Bentley, M.J., Smith, J.A., Johnson, J.S., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Hodgson, A.J., Leng, M.J., Cziferszky, A., Fox, A.J., Sanderson, D.C.W., 2009a. Exploring former subglacial Hodgson Lake, Antarctica Paper I: site description, geomorphology and limnology. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2295-2309. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.04.011    

·       Hodgson*, D.A., ROBERTS*, S.J., Bentley, M.J., Carmichael, E.L., Smith, J.A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., Geissler, P., Leng, M.J., Sanderson, D.C.W., 2009b. Exploring former subglacial Hodgson Lake, Antarctica. Paper II: palaeolimnology. Quaternary Science Reviews 28, 2310-2325. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.04.014 

·       Bentley, M.J., Hodgson, D.A., Smith, J.A., Cofaigh, C.O., Domack, E.W., Larter, R.D., ROBERTS, S.J., Brachfeld, S., Leventer, A., Hjort, C., Hillenbrand, C.D., Evans, J., 2009. Mechanisms of Holocene palaeoenvironmental change in the Antarctic Peninsula region.  The Holocene 19, 51-69. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0959683608096603

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Smith, J.A., Millar, I.L., Olive, V., Sugden, D.E., 2008. The Holocene history of George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula from clast-provenance analysis of epishelf lake sediments. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 259, 258-283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.10.010  

·       Smith, J.A., Bentley, M.J., Hodgson, D.A., ROBERTS, S.J., Leng, M.J., Lloyd, J.M., Barrett, M.S., Bryant, C., Sugden, D.E., 2007. Oceanic and atmospheric forcing of early Holocene ice shelf retreat, George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctica Peninsula. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 500-516. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.05.006

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Sigurvinsson, J.R., Westgate, J.A., Sandhu, A., 2007. Late Pliocene glaciation and landscape evolution of Vestfirdir, Northwest Iceland. Quaternary Science Reviews 26, 243-263. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2006.09.004

·       Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., ROBERTS, S.J., Smith, J.A., Sugden, D.E., Domack, E.W., 2006. Examining Holocene stability of Antarctic Peninsula ice shelves. Eos. Transactions, American Geophysical Union 87, 305-308.

·       Smith, J.A., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Verleyen, E., Leng, M.J., ROBERTS, S.J., 2006. Limnology of Two Antarctic Epishelf Lakes and their Potential to Record Periods of Ice Shelf Loss. Journal of Paleolimnology 35, 373-394. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10933-005-1333-8

·       Bentley, M.J., Hodgson, D.A., Sugden, D.E., ROBERTS, S.J., Smith, J.A., Leng, M.J., Bryant, C., 2005. Early Holocene retreat of the George VI Ice Shelf, Antarctic Peninsula. Geology 33, 173-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1130/G21203.1 / http://geology.gsapubs.org/content/33/3/173.full.pdf+html

·       Bergman, J., Wastegard, S., Hammarlund, D., Wohlfarth, B., ROBERTS, S.J., 2004. Holocene tephra horizons at Klocka Bog, west-central Sweden: aspects of reproducibility in subarctic peat deposits. Journal of Quaternary Science 19, 241-249. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jqs.833

·       Turney, C.S.M., Lowe, J.J., Wastegård, S., Cooper, R., ROBERTS, S.J., 2001. The development of a tephrochronological framework for the last glacial-Holocene transition in NW Europe. In: E. Juvigne and J.-P. Raynal (Editors), Tephras: Chronologie, Archaeologie, les Dossiers de l'Archeo-Logis no.1. CDERAD, 43150 Goudet, France, pp. 101-109.

·       Wastegard, S., Turney, C.S.M., Lowe, J.J., ROBERTS, S.J., 2000. New discoveries of the Vedde Ash in southern Sweden and Scotland.  Boreas 29, 72-78

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Turney, C.S.M., Lowe, J.J., 1998. Icelandic tephra in late-glacial sediments of Scotland. Fróðskaparrit 46, 335-339.

 

CONFERENCE & MEETING ABSTRACTS 2007-2010

Notes: Attended where named first; otherwise abstracts submitted by colleagues/collaborators; * = published abstract

2010

·       *Heirman, K., Van Daele, M., Cárdenas-Mancilla, J., Moernaut, J., Gieles, R., ROBERTS, S.J., Kilian, R., De Batist, M., Sterken, S., Pino, M, Villa-Martínez, R., 2010. Perseverance of a lacustrine environment during the late Pleistocene in the mostly ice covered fjord region of Southern Patagonia. 18th International Sedimentological Congress. Mendoza, Argentina, September 2010.

·       *Heirman, K., Van de Vyver, E., Moernaut, J., Van Daele, M., Cárdenas-Mancilla, J., ROBERTS, S.J., Sinninghe-Damsté, J., Hebbeln, D., Kilian, R., de Batist, M., Verleyen, E., Pino, M., Brümmer, R., Urrutia, R. Very stable climatic conditions during the Holocene in South Central Chile (Lago Villarrica). 18th International Sedimentological Congress. Mendoza, Argentina, September 2010.

·       *Van Daele, M., Moernaut, J., Heirman, K., Silversmit, G., Wolff, C., Pino, M., Urrutia, R., Brümmer, R., ROBERTS, S.J., Hebbeln, D., Gilli, A., Vincze, L., Brauer, A., de Batist, M., 2010. The imprint of historical megathrust earthquakes in lake sediments from South-Central Chile. 18th International Sedimentological Congress. Mendoza, Argentina, September 2010.

·       Hodgson, D.A, ROBERTS, S.J., Pearce, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Smith J.A., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., 2010. Exploration of Lake Hodgson – lessons learned for the analysis of the water column and sediments of deep continental subglacial lakes. SCAR Open Science Meeting, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 2010.

·       Sterken, M., ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Vyverman, W., Balbo, A.L., Sabbe, K., Moreton, S.G., Verleyen, E., 2010. Holocene Glacial and Climate History in the Northeastern Antarctic Peninsula. IPY Science Conference, Olso June 2010.

·       Hodgson, D.A., ROBERTS, S.J., Bentley, M.J., Watcham, E., Fretwell, P.T., Vyverman, W., Verleyen, E., Sterken, M., Sabbe, K., Moreton, S., Milne, G., 2010. Field constraints on relative sea level change in Antarctica. Quaternary Research Association Annual Meeting. Durham, January 2010.

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Vyverman, W., Verleyen E., Sterken, M., De Batist, M., Heirman, K., Bentley, M.J., Watcham, E., Moreton, S., Balbo, A., 2010. Geochemical variability in lake sediments from the Antarctic Peninsula and Southern Chile. ITRAX 2010: Applications, innovations and future developments. Lipari, 12-14 April 2010. http://www.boscorf.org/downloads/ITRAX2010_Abstracts_Final.pdf

2009

·       *Moernaut, J., De Batist, M., Heirman, K., Van Daele, M., Brümmer, R., Urrutia, R., Wolff, C., ROBERTS, S.J., Kilian, R., Pino, M., 2009. New recurrence rates for ‘giant’ earthquakes in South-Central Chile revealed by lacustrine sedimentary records. AGU meeting, San Francisco, 14-18th December 2009.

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Smith, J.A., Balbo, A., Vyverman, W., Verleyen E., Sterken, M., Sabbe, K., Moreton, S., Sanderson, D.C.W., Milne, G., 2009. Relative sea-level change on the Antarctic Peninsula during the Holocene (11.5 – 0 ka): implications for future sea-level rise. The UCL Johnston-Lavis Colloquium 2009: Climate Forcing of Geological and Geomorphological Hazards. UCL, University of London, 15-17 September 2009. http://www.abuhrc.org/newsmedia/Pages/event_view.aspx?event=5

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Sanderson, D.C.W, Smith, J.A., Johnson, J.S., Leng, M.J., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., 2009. Developing a chronology for former subglacial Hodgson Lake, Antarctic Peninsula.  UK Luminescence & ESR Meeting, Royal Holloway, University of London. 26-28 August 2009

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Sanderson, D.C.W., Milne, G., Smith, J.A., Verleyen, E., Balbo, A., 2009. Holocene relative sea-level change on Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula from OSL dating of elevated lake deltas. UK Luminescence & ESR Meeting, Royal Holloway, University of London. 26-28 August 2009.

·       *ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Sanderson, D.C.W, Smith, J.A., Johnson, J.S., Leng, M.J., Verleyen, E., Vyverman, W., 2009. Developing a chronology for former subglacial Hodgson Lake, Antarctic Peninsula.  Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-10687, 2009, EGU General Assembly 2009. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2009/EGU2009-10687.pdf  

·       *ROBERTS, S.J., D.A. Hodgson, M.J. Bentley, J.A. Smith, J.S. Johnson, D.C.W. Sanderson, M.J. Leng, E. Verleyen, Vyverman, W., 2009. Holocene relative sea-level change on Alexander island, Antarctic peninsula from OSL dating of elevated lake deltas. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-10402, 2009; EGU General Assembly 2009. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2009/EGU2009-10402.pdf  

·       *ROBERTS, S.J., D.A. Hodgson, S. Moreton, M.J. Bentley, J.A. Smith, W. Vyverman, E. Verleyen, M. Sterken, Balbo, A., 2009. Developing a chronology for former subglacial Hodgson Lake, Antarctic Peninsula. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-10687, 2009; EGU General Assembly 2009. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2009/EGU2009-10687.pdf  

·       *ROBERTS, S.J., and Sanderson, D.C.W., 2009. Improving the Icelandic tephrochronological record using the thermoluminescence characteristics of rhyolitic volcanic glass shards. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-12037, 2009; EGU General Assembly 2009. http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2009/EGU2009-12037.pdf

2008

·       ROBERTS, S. J., & CACHE-PEP (Climate And CHEmistry-Pole Equator Pole) project members, 2008. Climate change on the Antarctic Peninsula from lake, marine and ice core records. IODP/ICDP Workshop: Acquiring high to ultra-high resolution geological records of past climate change by scientific drilling. AWI, Potsdam, Germany, 29 September-1 October 2008. http://www.iodp.org/climate-ws-workshop/

·       ROBERTS, S.J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Sanderson, D.C.W., Milne, G., Smith, J.A., Verleyen E., Balbo, A., Sugden, D.E., 2008. Holocene deglaciation and relative sea-level change on Alexander Island, Antarctic Peninsula from elevated lake deltas. Royal Geographical Society William Smith Meeting: Observations and Causes of Sea-Level Changes on Decadal to Millennial Timescales, 1-2 September 2008..

·       *Heirman, K., Moernaut, J., van Daele, M., ROBERTS, S.J., Lahousse, S., de Batist, M., Urrutia, R., Brümmer, R., Pino, M., 2008. The complex glacial and Holocene history of Lago Villarrica: another puzzle piece in completing the Chilean palaeoclimate picture? 4th Alexander von Humboldt International Conference on The Andes: Challenge for Geosciences, Santiago de Chile, Chile, 24–28 November 2008. http://meetings.copernicus.org/avh4/

·       *Heirman, K., Lahousse, S., Moernaut, J., van Daele, M., ROBERTS, S.J., de Batist, M., Pino, M., Brümmer, B., Urrutia, R., 2008, A sedimentological view on the complex glacial and Holocene history of Lago Villarrica. 33rd International Geological Congress, Oslo, Norway, August 6-14, 2008. http://www.33igc.org/coco/LayoutPage.aspx

2007

·       *ROBERTS, S. J., Hodgson, D.A, Fretwell, P.T., & CACHE-PEP (Climate And CHEmistry-Pole Equator Pole) project members, 2007. Palaeoenvironmental change on the Antarctic Peninsula from lake sediments: links to South America. 17th INQUA VXVII Congress, Cairns, Australia. July 28th-August 3rd 2007.

·       *ROBERTS, S. J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Smith, J.A., Bryant, C., Leng, M.J., Fretwell, P.T., and CACHE-PEP (Climate And CHEmistry-Pole Equator Pole) project members, 2007. Early Holocene retreat of George VI Ice shelf from lake sediments. 17th INQUA VXVII Congress, Cairns, Australia. July 28th-August 3rd 2007.

·       ROBERTS, S. J., Hodgson, D.A, Fretwell, P.T., & CACHE-PEP (Climate And CHEmistry-Pole Equator Pole) project members, 2007. Palaeoenvironmental change on the Antarctic Peninsula from lake sediments: links to South America. International Limnogeology Congress, Barcelona, Spain. July 11th-14th 2007.

·       ROBERTS, S. J., Hodgson, D.A., Bentley, M.J., Smith, J.A., Bryant, C., Leng, M.J., Fretwell, P.T., and CACHE-PEP (Climate And CHEmistry-Pole Equator Pole) project members, 2007. Early Holocene retreat of George VI Ice shelf from lake sediments. International Limnogeology Congress, Barcelona, Spain. July 11th-14th 2007.