Lecturer in Physical Geography
Amory Building, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ , UK
Office hours: Amory C364A (for now…) 10:30 - 11:30 Wednesday 13:30 - 14:30 Thursday
Amory C364A (for now…)
10:30 - 11:30 Wednesday
13:30 - 14:30 Thursday
- 2016 – 2020 University of Manchester
PhD Physical Geography. Viva passed with minor corrections (Aii), PhD award 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. Final mark: Distinction (70) with a ‘highly commended’ dissertation (80). Post fire charcoal degradation in UK upland environments.
- 2011 – 2013 University of Manchester:
BSc (Hons) Geography. Final mark: 2.1 (66). Mid-Holocene Lake District landscape instability and vegetation change, Keskadale
- 2008 – 2010 Shrewsbury Sixth Form College
- 2003 – 2008 Belvidere School
carbon cycling, peatlands, pyrogenic carbon/biochar, wildfires/prescribed burning
- 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.
Kennedy-Blundell, O., Clay, G.D., Shuttleworth, E.L. and Rothwell, J. Pyrogenic Carbon undergoes degradation and stabilisation in UK peatlands. International Journal of Wildland Fire.
Kennedy-Blundell, O., Clay, G.D. and Bishop, T. Chemometric analysis of laboratory and field derived pyrogenic carbon. Intended for submission to Frontiers in Earth Science.
‘Characteristics of pyrogenic carbon from peatland vegetation fires differ across burn severities’ Kennedy-Blundell, O., Clay, G.D., Shuttleworth, E.L. and Rothwell, J. Intended for submission to Frontiers in Earth Science.
‘Fresh peatland pyrogenic carbon undergoes rapid fluvial transformations’ Kennedy-Blundell, O., Clay, G.D., Shuttleworth, E.L. and Rothwell, J. Intended for submission to Journal of Hydrology.