Sarah Davies

Sarah DaviesReader (Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University)

Sarah Davies is Reader in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University. Her research focuses on reconstructing past climatic and environmental change using evidence from lake sediments and peat deposits. She is Co-Director of the Itrax XRF core scanner facility. She has worked in a diverse range of environments, including the sub-Antarctic islands, Mexico and Ethiopia along with sites closer to home. Sarah also uses documentary records to investigate historical weather extremes.

Sarah is co-ordinating the Aberystwyth University CHERISH survey team and will be developing records of past storm activity and climate change from coastal lagoon, peat deposits and sand dunes. She will also be working with colleagues to investigate historical storms and associated impacts in the CHERISH project areas.