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Oscar Kennedy-Blundell

Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Hatherly Building, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4PS, UK

 Office hours:


Hatherly fire lab office

10:30 - 11:30 Wednesday 

13:30 - 14:30 Thursday 



  • 2016 – 2020 University of Manchester

PhD Physical Geography. Confirmed 2021. Pyrogenic carbon characteristics and short-term degradation trends in UK peatland catchments.

  • 2013 – 2014 University of Manchester:

MSc Environmental Monitoring Modelling and Reconstruction. Dissertation (highly commended): Post fire charcoal degradation in UK upland environments. 

  • 2011 – 2013 University of Manchester:

BSc (Hons) Geography. Dissertation: Mid-Holocene Lake District landscape instability and vegetation change, Keskadal


Research interests

carbon cycling, peatlands, pyrogenic carbon/biochar, wildfires/prescribed burning

Research projects


  • Elliott, J., Ritson, J., Reed, M. and Kennedy-Blundell, O., 2022. The opportunities of agri-carbon markets: policy and practice. In Green Alliance and WWF.
  • Ritson, J.P., Kennedy-Blundell, O., Croft, J., Templeton, M.R., Hawkins, C.E, Clark, J.M., Evans, M.G., Brazier, R.E., Smith, D, Graham, N.J.D., 2022. High frequency UV-Vis sensors estimate error in riverine dissolved organic carbon load estimates from grab sampling. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.   


Supervision / Group

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