Lake Ohau Climate History - Team

The Lake Ohau Climate History project is a Marsden-funded collaboration between GNS Science, Victoria University of Wellington, University of Otago, Northern Arizona University, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, University of New South Wales, Indiana State University and NIWA.

Principal Investigators:

Dr Richard Levy

Paleoclimate Scientist, Programme Leader - Global Change through Time
GNS Science

Gavin Dunbar

Dr Gavin Dunbar

Senior Research Fellow
Antarctic Research Centre
Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Marcus Vandergoes 

Paleoclimate Scientist
GNS Science

Associated Investigators:

Dr Remo Cossu (University of Tasmania) - Hydrodynamics/limnology
Professor Sean Fitzsimons (University of Otago) - Sedimentology/geomorphology
Dr Fabio Florindo (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy) - Paleomagnetism
Dr Andrew Gorman (University of Otago) - Sesimic stratigraphy/tectonics
Dr Jamie Howarth (GNS Science) - Sedimentology/geomorphology
Professor Darrell Kaufman (Northern Arizona University, USA) - Sedimentology/paleoclimate
Dr Min Kyung Lee (Korea Polar Research Institute) - Sedimentology/geochemistry
Dr Xun Li (GNS Science) - Palynology
Dr Pontus Lurcock (Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Italy) - Paleomagnetism
Dr Nick Mckay (Northern Arizona University) - Sedimentology/paleoclimate
Dr Christopher Moy (University of Otago) - Geochemistry/paleoclimate
Dr Faye Nelson (University of Otago) - Paleomagnetism
Dr Steven Phipps (University of New South Wales) - Paleoclimate modelling
Dr Heidi Roop - Sedimentology/paleoclimate
Dr Abha Sood (NIWA) - Paleoclimate modelling
Dr Jeffery Stone (Indiana State University, USA) - Diatom biostratigraphy/paleoecology
Dr Phaedra Upton (GNS Science) - Seismic stratigraphy/hydrological modelling
Professor Gary Wilson (University of Otago) - Paleomagnetism
Dr Christian Zammit (NIWA) - Hydrological modelling

Drilling and Outreach support:

Alex Pyne (Victoria University of Wellington) - Scientific drilling operations manager
Darcy Mandeno (Victoria University of Wellington) - Operations & Field Engineer
Webster Drilling and Exploration - Scientific drilling
Bob Dagg (University of Otago) - Core Technician
Delia Strong (GNS Science) - Outreach Coordinator
Marianna Terezow (GNS Science) - Outreach Coordinator