Dr Richard Bates

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Dr Richard Bates

School of Earth & Environmental Sciences

St Andrews University

, United Kingdom

Dr Bates is an applied geophysicist who began his career in the US contracting to mining, hydrocarbon, ground water and environmental industries. Since returning to the UK and joining the University of St Andrews his focus has been on applying geoscientific techniques to a range of applied research areas, in particular with relevance to climate change studies and the reconstruction of past environments and landscapes. Recent European-based research has focused on Doggerland and the ancient people of Britain at field sites from the southern coast to the far northern isles. International projects include reconstructions along the African and Arabian shores, the Caspian Sea and Arctic Greenland-Canada.

Key Subjects

Applied geophysics, Archaeology, Marine survey, Climate change, Geoscientific techniques, Past environments and landscapes, Ancient British field sites, African and Arabian shores, Caspian Sea and Arctic Greenland-Canada

Languages

English

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