Miss Carol Arrowsmith

Miss Carol Arrowsmith

Isotope Geochemist

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3514

E-mail Miss Carol Arrowsmith

ORCID: 0000-0003-3849-5179


  • OND Science: Stockport College of Technology
  • BSc Environmental Studies: University of Northumbria

Key papers

  • 2016 : Tyler, Jonathan J.; Jones, Matthew; Arrowsmith, Carol; Allott, Tim; Leng, Melanie J.. 2016 Spatial patterns in the oxygen isotope composition of daily rainfall in the British Isles. Climate Dynamics, 47 (5). 1971-1987. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-015-2945-y
  • 2015 : Jones, Matthew D.; Cuthbert, Mark O.; Leng, Melanie J. ; McGowan, Suzanne; Mariethoz, Gregoire; Arrowsmith, Carol; Sloane, Hilary J.; Humphrey, Kerenza K.; Cross, Iain. 2015 Comparisons of observed and modelled lake δ18O variability. Quaternary Science Reviews, 131 (B). 329-340. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.09.012
  • 2013 : Abram, Nerilie J.; Mulvaney, Robert; Wolff, Eric W.; Triest, Jack; Kipfstuhl, Sepp; Trusel, Luke D.; Vimeux, Françoise; Fleet, Louise; Arrowsmith, Carol. 2013 Acceleration of snow melt in an Antarctic Peninsula ice core during the twentieth century. Nature Geoscience, 6 (5). 404-411. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1787
  • 2012 : Mulvaney, Robert; Abram, Nerilie J.; Hindmarsh, Richard C.A.; Arrowsmith, Carol; Fleet, Louise; Triest, Jack; Sime, Louise; Alemany, Olivier; Foord, Susan. 2012 Recent Antarctic Peninsula warming relative to Holocene climate and ice shelf history. Nature, 489 (7414). 141-144. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature11391

Published outputs


  • Organic carbon isotope geochemistry
  • QA and Health and Safety
  • Stable isotope mass spectrometry, with particular experience with Micromass SIRA, GV IsoPrime, and VG Optimas
  • Water isotope geochemistry — classical vacuum and automated techniques