Earth & Environmental Sciences Theses
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(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-26) - ThesisInvestigating past changes in Earth’s climate can provide useful information for assessing future climate change scenarios. Planktic foraminifera preserved in marine sediment are commonly used as a tool to reconstruct past ...
The application of highly resolved tree-ring isotopes for reconstructing the ecohydrological interactions within riparian forests (University of St Andrews, 2018-01-15) - ThesisThe research conducted within this thesis aims to advance our understanding of plant-water interactions, specifically the identification of the source(s) of water available for tree growth within riparian zones. Through ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-05-30) - Thesis
Nutrient cycling and oxygen availability in ancient oceans: extinction events and evolutionary opportunities (University of St Andrews, 2018-05-30) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-27) - Thesis