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Dr Matthew Pound

Associate Professor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

2013 - Research Fellow in Physical Geography, Northumbria University
2012 - 2013 Research Assistant in Physical Geography, Northumbria University
2008 - 2012 PhD "Middle to Late Miocene terrestrial biota and climate", University of Leeds/ British Geological Survey
2004 - 2008 MSci Geology (Hons), University of Bristol

I am a member of:
Fellow of the Geological Society, London
AASP - The Palynology Society
The Micropalaeontological Society
Young Earth Scientists Network

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The Eocene-Oligocene transition: a review of marine and terrestrial proxy data, models and model-data comparisons, Hutchinson, D., Coxall, H., Lunt, D., Steinthorsdottir, M., de Boer, A., Baatsen, M., von der Heydt, A., Huber, M., Kennedy-Asser, A., Kunzmann, L., Ladant, J., Lear, C., Moraweck, K., Pearson, P., Piga, E., Pound, M., Salzmann, U., Scher, H., Sijp, W., Śliwińska, K., Wilson, P., Zhang, Z. 28 Jan 2021, In: Climate of the Past
  • An overview of techniques applied to the extraction of non-pollen palynomorphs, their known taphonomic issues and recommendations to maximize recovery, Pound, M., O’Keefe, J., Marret, F. 22 Jan 2021, In: Geological Society Special Publication
  • Three new Miocene fungal palynomorphs from the Brassington Formation, Derbyshire, UK, Pound, M., O’keefe, J., Nuñez Otaño, N., Riding, J. 2 Oct 2019, In: Palynology
  • Cellular preservation and maceral development in lignite and wood from the Brassington Formation (Miocene), Derbyshire, UK, O’keefe, J., Pound, M., Riding, J., Vane, C. 1 Apr 2020, In: International Journal of Coal Geology
  • Heterogeneity in global vegetation and terrestrial climate change during the late Eocene to early Oligocene transition, Pound, M., Salzmann, U. 24 Feb 2017, In: Scientific Reports

  • Jessica McCoy Chattian to Langhian terrestrial ecosystems and climate dynamics from the edge of northwestern Europe (23.03-13.80 Ma) Start Date: 01/10/2021
  • Calian Hazell Holocene palaeoenvironments of the Akrotiri Marsh, Cyprus: providing context for Bronze Age societal collapse events Start Date: 01/10/2016 End Date: 03/03/2021

  • Geology PhD February 13 2012
  • Geology MSc September 01 2004
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017
  • Fellow Geological Society (GS) 2012


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