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Research Title: Prof.
Contact First Name: Frank
Contact Surname: McDermott
Contact Address:UCD School of Geological Sciences University College Dublin Belfield Dublin 4 Ireland
Telephone Contact Number: 0035317162327
Fax Contact Number: 0035312837733
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation
Higher Education Organisation Name: University College Dublin
Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:
Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http://www.ucd.ie/geology/staff/academic/frankmcdermott.html
Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Testing an verification of climate models using past climates. Reconstruction of past climate variability. Monitoring of Earth system responses to climate change. The role of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) as a driver of climatic conditions in western Europe during the past two millennia. Interactions between the North Atlantic Oscillation and East Atlantic Oscillation. The role of NAO variability in determining multiannual variations in the power output potential of windfarms in western Europe. U-series dating using MC-ICP-MS to date past climate archives (e.g. cave carbonates, lake carbonates) and for archaeological projects.
Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Earth Observation Climate Reanalysis data North Atlantic Oscillation NAO Climate Change Climate Models Palaeoclimate Palaeoclimate Past Climates Greenhouse gases GHGs Cave systems Speleothems Oxygen isotopes Carbon isotopes Isotopic tracing Metals in the environment
This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:
This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:
Moving towards Reliable Decadal Climate Predictions
Expertise and publications in the role of the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) and interactions between the NAO and the East Atlantic Oscillation in modulating decadal scale climate variability.
Previous involvement in FP5 and FP7
Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability
Closing the water cycle gap
Expertise in isotopic tracing of water in the hydrological cycle.
FP7 proposal (GHG-AQUAFLUX) on GHG fluxes from inland aquatic systems.
This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:
Improve the understanding of climate change and the provision of reliable climate projections
Developing integrated approaches for the sustainable management of water-related challenges
Interest indicated in this area
Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans
→ Competitive low-carbon energy
Disaster-resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change
This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows
This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:
No cross-cutting areas specified
FP4 HPAS Project on Holocene Past Climate Reconstruction (Coordinator) FP5 TIMECHS project on Reconstructing late glacial and Holocene environmental conditions using lake sediment cores from Inis Oir, Aran Islands, W. Ireland.
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