In this NERC- and Swiss Polar Institute-funded project, we are generating Southern Hemisphere Westerlies (SHW) proxy records from each of the three major sectors of the Southern Ocean, focusing on subantarctic islands situated in the core belt of the SHW.
Learn more about the project from BAS here
And press coverage here
Read recent papers:
Perren, B.B., Hodgson, D.A., Roberts, S.J. et al. Southward migration of the Southern Hemisphere westerly winds corresponds with warming climate over centennial timescales. Commun Earth Environ 1, 58 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43247-020-00059-6
Saunders, K.M., Roberts, S.J., Perren, B. et al. Holocene dynamics of the Southern Hemisphere westerly winds and possible links to CO2 outgassing. Nature Geosci 11, 650–655 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0186-5
For the last 20+ years, I have been working on various projects to understand climate evolution and human impacts on the Arctic environment.
These have included projects on Ellesmere Island, Greenland, Alaska and Svalbard.
Publications can be found here