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Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre SouthamptonPostgraduate study

Ms Libby Robinson BSc (Hons)

Postgraduate research student (SPITFIRE)

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Miss Libby Robinson is a postgraduate research student within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.

Employment Summary

2011 – 2017: Geoscientist at Neftex Petroleum Consultants. Roles included Team Lead and Senior Geoscientist in the Organic Geochemistry and Dynamic Earth Divisions.

Academic Summary

2017 – Present: PhD student at the University of Southampton and Natural History Museum, London

2007 – 2010: First Class BSc. Hons. Earth and Environmental Science, Lancaster University

Dissertation topic: A study of the Indus Molasse at Lato, Ladakh (India) to assess its geological history, and the implication this evidence has on our understanding of the uplift of the Himalaya

Research interests

- Investigating extreme climatic and environmental changes in deep time.
- Utilising a range of techniques including organic geochemistry, sedimentology and paleoecology.
- Exploring the complex interactions between anoxia, marine productivity, changing ecology and mass extinctions.

Research project: Rapid climate change and bacterial blooms in deep time


Dr Jessica Whiteside
Professor Richard Twitchett (Natural History Museum, London)
Dr Samantha Gibbs

Research group

Palaeoceanography and Palaeoclimate

Affiliate research group


Ms Libby Robinson
Ocean and Earth Science
National Oceanography Centre Southampton
University of Southampton Waterfront Campus
European Way
Southampton SO14 3ZH

Room Number : NOCS/164/21

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