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Prof Kevin Pickering
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  • Emeritus Professor
  • Dept of Earth Sciences
  • Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
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Research Summary

Kevin has published more than 140 peer-reviewed papers, co-authored 7 books and edited 3 books on aspects of deep-water sediments and global environmental issues. He managed the industry-sponsored Ainsa Project, an integrated outcrop-subsurface drilling project to understand deep-marine channels in the Spanish Pyrenees, and has sailed on four international scientific drilling expeditions (DSDP Leg 96, ODP Leg 131, IODP Expeditions 322 and 338). In 2016, he will participate as a shipboard scientist on IODP Expedition 362). In 2010, in recognition of his research, Pickering was elected as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

Teaching Summary

Surface Processes and Structures, Third Year Pyrenees Field Class, Fourth Year Greece / Betics Field Class.

2000 Professor Dept. of Sedimentology & Stratigraphy University College London, United Kingdom
1994 – 2000 Reader Dept. of Sedimentology & Stratigraphy University College London, United Kingdom
1985 – 1993 University Lecturer Dept. of Sedimentology & Stratigraphy University of Leicester, United Kingdom
1981 – 1985 Research Demonstrator Dept. of Geology University of London, Goldsmiths' College, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1981   Postgraduate Certificate in Education University of Exeter
1979   Doctor of Philosophy University of Oxford
1976   Bachelor of Science (Honours) University of Bristol
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