Matthew Jones
PhD Student


Research projects

  • Dynamics of black carbon in river catchments in the rainforest and savannah regions of Brazil
  • Inverse modelling of dissolved black carbon sources in the Paraíba do Sul River, Brazil
  • The global pyrogenic carbon cycle: a systematic review by modelling and meta-analysis
  • Constraining estimates for global pyrogenic carbon production

Supervisors: Prof. Timothy Quine, Dr. Luiz Aragao, Prof. Stephen Sitch

Funding Body: NERC GW4+ DTP

Research Groups

Perturbed Landscape Systems
Earth System Science
GW4+ Doctoral Training Partnership Environmental Researchers


Jones, M. W., Quine, T. A., de Aragão, L. E. O. C., de Rezende, C. E., Dittmar, T., Johnson, B., Manecki, M. and da Silva, J. M. (2016) In review: Regional aerosol emissions contribute to the riverine export of dissolved black carbon.

Jones, M. W., Quine, T. A., Rezende, C. E., Dittmar, T., & Aragão, L. E. O. C. (2013) Contribution of biomass fires to black carbon supply in a tropical river basin assessed using a Lagrangian atmospheric transport model and MODIS burned area product, XVI Brazilian Symposium for Remote Sensing (SBSR), Foz do Iguaçu, Paraná, Brazil, 13th – 18th April 2013, Brazilian Institute for Space Research.

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