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Professor J. Andy Milton BSc, PhD

Professorial Fellow in Analytical Geochemistry

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Professor J. Andy Milton is a Professorial Research Fellow in Analytical Geochemistry and Manager of the School of Ocean and Earth Science Geochemistry Research Facility at the University of Southampton.

He is an advanced user of ICP-MS, HR-ICP-MS and MC-ICP-MS with expertise in method development for applications in geology, oceanography, geochemistry, environmental science, nuclear forensics, archaeology, engineering, chemistry, medicine and biology.

Professorial Research Fellow in Analytical Geochemistry [2019]
Principal Research Fellow and Manager, SOES Plasma Mass Spectrometer Laboratory, University of Southampton [2009]
Principal Experimental Officer [2004]
Senior Experimental Officer, University of Southampton [1998]
Experimental Officer, University of Southampton [1995]
Research Fellow, Geosciences Advisory Unit, University of Southampton [1994]
PhD Geochemistry University of Southampton [1993]
BSc Applied Geology University of Plymouth [1989]

Research interests

Specialism: Plasma mass spectometry

Plasma mass spectrometry
Laser Ablation

Research group


Research project(s)

Descent into the Icehouse

Testing ice sheet models and modelled estimates of Earth’s climate sensitivity using Miocene palaeoclimate data

Nanoparticles and associated metals in landfill leachates

Transport of toxic metals in clay landfill linings: influence of nanoparticles

NOC Laser Safety Advisor

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  • Croudace, I. W., Warneke, T., Warwick, P. E., Taylor, R. N., & Milton, J. A. (2003). High precision Pu isotope ratio measurements using MC-ICPMS. In P. Warwick (Ed.), Environmental Radiochemical Analysis II. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on..., Maidstone, Kent, 18-20 September 2002 (pp. 104-112). (Royal Society of Chemistry Special Publication; No. 291). Royal Society of Chemistry.


Professor J. Andy Milton
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number : NOCS/561/12

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