Dr Michael Gagan

Associate Investigator

Research School of Earth Sciences

The Australian National University,
Canberra, ACT, 0200

Phone: (02) 6125 5926
Email: michael.gagan@anu.edu.au

  • BA with Honours; Department of Geological Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara, California, USA. (1980)
  • PhD; Department of Geology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld., Australia. (1990)


The use of isotopic and elemental tracers to address fundamental problems in palaeoclimatology, palaeocean- ography, environmental geochemistry, and global change research. Specifically, the development of high temporal resolution proxy climate records for improved understanding of changes in climatic and oceanic processes during the late Quaternary, particularly in the southern hemisphere and the tropics.
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