Julia Short

Julia Short

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts


In my research, I use diatoms (siliceous algae) fossilised in sediment, to infer and reconstruct the historical ecological conditions of lakes. For my PhD I am working on a New Zealand based project called "Lakes380" and analysing the diatom record from a selection of lakes in the Canterbury region of the South Island. The aim is to broadly identify lake response to varying land use changes in the past ~800 years.

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    Year Citation
    2021 Forbes, M., Cohen, T., Jacobs, Z., Marx, S., Barber, E., Dodson, J., . . . Woodward, C. (2021). Comparing interglacials in eastern Australia: A multi-proxy investigation of a new sedimentary record. Quaternary Science Reviews, 252, 106750.
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