Mr Andrew Finlayson

Mr Andrew Finlayson Quaternary Geologist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 209

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  •  2009 :  Part-time PhD candidate, University of Edinburgh
  •  2005 :  Quaternary Geologist, British Geological Survey
  •  2004 :  MSc Royal Holloway, University of London, Quaternary Science
  •  2001 :  BSc University of St Andrews, Geography

Current projects and collaboration

Research interests

  •  Applied Quaternary geology
  •  Glacial geology
  •  Ice sheet dynamics
  •  Subglacial processes
  •  Three-dimensional geological modelling

Published outputs

Key papers

FINLAYSON, A. 2012. Ice dynamics and sediment movement: last glacial cycle, Clyde basin, Scotland. Journal of Glaciology, Vol. 58, No. 206, 487-500. 536-554.

FINLAYSON, A, GOLLEDGE, N, BRADWELL, T and FABEL, D. 2011. Evolution of a lateglacial mountain ice cap in northern Scotland. Boreas, Vol. 40, 536-554.

FINLAYSON, A, MERRITT, J, BROWNE, M, MERRITT, J E, MCMILLAN, A, and WHITBREAD, K. 2010. Ice sheet advance, dynamics, and decay configurations: evidence from west central Scotland. Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol. 29, 969-988.

FINLAYSON, A, and BRADWELL, T. 2008. Morphological characteristics, formation and glaciological significance of Rogen moraine in northern Scotland. Geomorphology, Vol. 101, 607-617.

BRADWELL, T., STOKER, M., GOLLEDGE, N., WILSON, C., MERRITT, J., LONG, D., EVEREST, J., HESTVIK, OLE B., STEVENSON, A., HUBBARD, A., FINLAYSON, A., MATHERS, H. 2008 The northern sector of the Last British Ice Sheet: maximum extent and demise:  Earth Science Reviews, Vol. 88, 207-226.

GOLLEDGE, N, FINLAYSON, A, BRADWELL, T, and EVEREST, J. 2008. The last glaciations of Shetland, north Atlantic. Geografiska Annaler Series A Physical Geography, Vol. 90, 37-53.

FINLAYSON, A. 2006. Glacial geomorphology of the Creag Meagaidh Massif, western Grampian Highlands: implications for local glaciation and palaeoclimate during the Loch Lomond Stadial. Scottish Geographical Journal, Vol. 122, 293-307.