Benjamin Bell


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Research interests

My main research interest concerns environmental and climatic history of northwest Africa and the Mediterranean, looking at geomorphology, palaeoecology, and palynology geochemistry (stable carbon isotope analysis and UV-B biomarker analysis).

Methodological knowledge

  • Stable carbon isotope analysis of pollen.
  • FTIR and GC-MS analysis of pollen.
  • Concentration and isolation of fossil pollen grains by species.
  • Pollen identification/morphology.
  • Pollen size determination using partical size analysis.
  • GIS and modelling.
  • R.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Manchester

1 Sep 201430 Sep 2017

Award Date: 1 Aug 2018

Areas of expertise

  • GB Physical geography
  • Palynology
  • Pollen geochemistry
  • Stable carbon isotope analysis
  • Climate change
  • Environmental change
  • Cedrus atlantica
  • Morocco
  • Quaternary science


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