Dr Matt Amesbury
Research Fellow

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Journal articles

Amesbury MJ, Roland TP, Royles J, Hodgson DA, Convey P, Griffiths H, Charman DJ (2017). Widespread Biological Response to Rapid Warming on the Antarctic Peninsula. Curr Biol, 27(11), 1616-1622.e2. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Newnham RM, Loader NJ, Goodrich J, Royles J, Campbell DI, Keller ED, Baisden WT, Roland TP, et al (2015). Can oxygen stable isotopes be used to track precipitation moisture source in vascular plant-dominated peatlands?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 430, 149-159. Abstract. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Newnham RM, Loader NJ, Goodrich JP, Royles J, Campbell DI, Roland TP, Gallego-Sala A (2015). Carbon stable isotopes as a palaeoclimate proxy in vascular plant dominated peatlands. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 164, 161-174. Abstract. DOI.
Charman DJ, Amesbury MJ, Hinchliffe W, Hughes PDM, Mallon G, Blake WH, Daley TJ, Gallego-Sala AV, Mauquoy D (2015). Drivers of Holocene peatland carbon accumulation across a climate gradient in northeastern North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 121, 110-119. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Swindles GT, Amesbury MJ, Turner TE, Carrivick JL, Woulds C, Raby C, Mullan D, Roland TP, Galloway JM, Parry L, et al (2015). Evaluating the use of testate amoebae for palaeohydrological reconstruction in permafrost peatlands. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 424, 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Willis KS, Beilman D, Booth RK, Amesbury M, Holmquist J, MacDonald G (2015). Peatland paleohydrology in the southern West Siberian Lowlands: Comparison of multiple testate amoeba transfer functions, sites, and. Sphagnum. δ 13 C values. The Holocene, 25(9), 1425-1436. DOI.
Roland TP, Daley TJ, Caseldine CJ, Charman DJ, Turney CSM, Amesbury MJ, Thompson GJ, Woodley EJ (2015). The 5.2 ka climate event: Evidence from stable isotope and multi-proxy palaeoecological peatland records in Ireland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 124, 209-223. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Loisel J, Yu Z, Beilman DW, Camill P, Alm J, Amesbury MJ, Anderson D, Andersson S, Bochicchio C, Barber K, et al (2014). A database and synthesis of northern peatland soil properties and Holocene carbon and nitrogen accumulation. Holocene, 24(9), 1028-1042. Abstract. DOI.
Jensen BJL, Pyne-O'Donnell S, Plunkett G, Froese DG, Hughes PDM, Sigl M, McConnell JR, Amesbury MJ, Blackwell PG, van den Bogaard C, et al (2014). Transatlantic distribution of the Alaskan White River Ash. Geology, 42(10), 875-878. Abstract. DOI.
Roland TP, Caseldine CJ, Charman DJ, Turney CSM, Amesbury MJ (2014). Was there a '4.2ka event' in Great Britain and Ireland? Evidence from the peatland record. Quaternary Science Reviews, 83, 11-27. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Swindles GT, Lawson IT, Matthews IP, Blaauw M, Daley TJ, Charman DJ, Roland TP, Plunkett G, Schettler G, Gearey BR, et al (2013). Centennial-scale climate change in Ireland during the Holocene. Earth-Science Reviews, 126, 300-320. Abstract. DOI.
Royles J, Amesbury MJ, Convey P, Griffiths H, Hodgson DA, Leng MJ, Charman DJ (2013). Plants and soil microbes respond to recent warming on the Antarctic Peninsula. Curr Biol, 23(17), 1702-1706. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Mallon G, Charman DJ, Hughes PDM, Booth RK, Daley TJ, Garneau M (2013). Statistical testing of a new testate amoeba-based transfer function for water-table depth reconstruction on ombrotrophic peatlands in north-eastern Canada and Maine, United States. JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, 28(1), 27-39. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2012). Can rapidly accumulating Holocene peat profiles provide sub-decadal resolution proxy climate data?. JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, 27(8), 757-770. Author URL. DOI.
Pyne-O'Donnell SDF, Hughes PDM, Froese DG, Jensen BJL, Kuehn SC, Mallon G, Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Daley TJ, Loader NJ, et al (2012). High-precision ultra-distal Holocene tephrochronology in North America. QUATERNARY SCIENCE REVIEWS, 52, 6-11. Author URL. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2012). The relationship of fine-resolution, multi-proxy palaeoclimate records to meteorological data at Fågelmossen, Värmland, Sweden and the implications for the debate on climate drivers of the peat-based record. Quaternary International, 268, 77-86. Abstract. DOI.
Hughes PDM, Mallon G, Essex HJ, Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Blundell A, Chambers FM, Daley TJ, Mauquoy D (2012). The use of k-values to examine plant 'species signals' in a peat humification record from Newfoundland. Quaternary International, 268, 156-165. Abstract. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2011). 'The methodological basis for fine-resolution, multi-proxy reconstructions of ombrotrophic peat bog surface wetness': Reply to comments. BOREAS, 40(2), 382-383. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2011). The methodological basis for fine-resolution, multi-proxy reconstructions of ombrotrophic peat bog surface wetness. BOREAS, 40(1), 161-174. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Fyfe RM, Langdon PG, West S (2008). Bronze Age upland settlement decline in southwest England: testing the climate change hypothesis. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 35(1), 87-98. Author URL. DOI.

Publications by year



2017

Amesbury MJ, Roland TP, Royles J, Hodgson DA, Convey P, Griffiths H, Charman DJ (2017). Widespread Biological Response to Rapid Warming on the Antarctic Peninsula. Curr Biol, 27(11), 1616-1622.e2. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Newnham RM, Loader NJ, Goodrich J, Royles J, Campbell DI, Keller ED, Baisden WT, Roland TP, et al (2015). Can oxygen stable isotopes be used to track precipitation moisture source in vascular plant-dominated peatlands?. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 430, 149-159. Abstract. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Newnham RM, Loader NJ, Goodrich JP, Royles J, Campbell DI, Roland TP, Gallego-Sala A (2015). Carbon stable isotopes as a palaeoclimate proxy in vascular plant dominated peatlands. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 164, 161-174. Abstract. DOI.
Charman DJ, Amesbury MJ, Hinchliffe W, Hughes PDM, Mallon G, Blake WH, Daley TJ, Gallego-Sala AV, Mauquoy D (2015). Drivers of Holocene peatland carbon accumulation across a climate gradient in northeastern North America. Quaternary Science Reviews, 121, 110-119. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Swindles GT, Amesbury MJ, Turner TE, Carrivick JL, Woulds C, Raby C, Mullan D, Roland TP, Galloway JM, Parry L, et al (2015). Evaluating the use of testate amoebae for palaeohydrological reconstruction in permafrost peatlands. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 424, 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Willis KS, Beilman D, Booth RK, Amesbury M, Holmquist J, MacDonald G (2015). Peatland paleohydrology in the southern West Siberian Lowlands: Comparison of multiple testate amoeba transfer functions, sites, and. Sphagnum. δ 13 C values. The Holocene, 25(9), 1425-1436. DOI.
Roland TP, Daley TJ, Caseldine CJ, Charman DJ, Turney CSM, Amesbury MJ, Thompson GJ, Woodley EJ (2015). The 5.2 ka climate event: Evidence from stable isotope and multi-proxy palaeoecological peatland records in Ireland. Quaternary Science Reviews, 124, 209-223. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Loisel J, Yu Z, Beilman DW, Camill P, Alm J, Amesbury MJ, Anderson D, Andersson S, Bochicchio C, Barber K, et al (2014). A database and synthesis of northern peatland soil properties and Holocene carbon and nitrogen accumulation. Holocene, 24(9), 1028-1042. Abstract. DOI.
Jensen BJL, Pyne-O'Donnell S, Plunkett G, Froese DG, Hughes PDM, Sigl M, McConnell JR, Amesbury MJ, Blackwell PG, van den Bogaard C, et al (2014). Transatlantic distribution of the Alaskan White River Ash. Geology, 42(10), 875-878. Abstract. DOI.
Roland TP, Caseldine CJ, Charman DJ, Turney CSM, Amesbury MJ (2014). Was there a '4.2ka event' in Great Britain and Ireland? Evidence from the peatland record. Quaternary Science Reviews, 83, 11-27. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2013

Swindles GT, Lawson IT, Matthews IP, Blaauw M, Daley TJ, Charman DJ, Roland TP, Plunkett G, Schettler G, Gearey BR, et al (2013). Centennial-scale climate change in Ireland during the Holocene. Earth-Science Reviews, 126, 300-320. Abstract. DOI.
Royles J, Amesbury MJ, Convey P, Griffiths H, Hodgson DA, Leng MJ, Charman DJ (2013). Plants and soil microbes respond to recent warming on the Antarctic Peninsula. Curr Biol, 23(17), 1702-1706. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Mallon G, Charman DJ, Hughes PDM, Booth RK, Daley TJ, Garneau M (2013). Statistical testing of a new testate amoeba-based transfer function for water-table depth reconstruction on ombrotrophic peatlands in north-eastern Canada and Maine, United States. JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, 28(1), 27-39. DOI.

2012

Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2012). Can rapidly accumulating Holocene peat profiles provide sub-decadal resolution proxy climate data?. JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE, 27(8), 757-770. Author URL. DOI.
Pyne-O'Donnell SDF, Hughes PDM, Froese DG, Jensen BJL, Kuehn SC, Mallon G, Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Daley TJ, Loader NJ, et al (2012). High-precision ultra-distal Holocene tephrochronology in North America. QUATERNARY SCIENCE REVIEWS, 52, 6-11. Author URL. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2012). The relationship of fine-resolution, multi-proxy palaeoclimate records to meteorological data at Fågelmossen, Värmland, Sweden and the implications for the debate on climate drivers of the peat-based record. Quaternary International, 268, 77-86. Abstract. DOI.
Hughes PDM, Mallon G, Essex HJ, Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Blundell A, Chambers FM, Daley TJ, Mauquoy D (2012). The use of k-values to examine plant 'species signals' in a peat humification record from Newfoundland. Quaternary International, 268, 156-165. Abstract. DOI.

2011

Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2011). 'The methodological basis for fine-resolution, multi-proxy reconstructions of ombrotrophic peat bog surface wetness': Reply to comments. BOREAS, 40(2), 382-383. DOI.
Amesbury MJ, Barber KE, Hughes PDM (2011). The methodological basis for fine-resolution, multi-proxy reconstructions of ombrotrophic peat bog surface wetness. BOREAS, 40(1), 161-174. DOI.

2008

Amesbury MJ, Charman DJ, Fyfe RM, Langdon PG, West S (2008). Bronze Age upland settlement decline in southwest England: testing the climate change hypothesis. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 35(1), 87-98. Author URL. DOI.