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We work with a number of researchers around the world. A short summary of these individuals or programmes is provided on this page. The project also thanks the numerous field assistants for their invaluable help in data collection and field work.


Field Assistants

Jacqui Davis, Dave Hedding, Jay le Roux, Michael Loubser, Barend van der Merwe



Professor Jan Boelhouwers

AffiliationDepartment of Social and Economic Geography, Uppsala University, Sweden

Speciality: old region slope processes and biogeomorphology, including periglacial records from southern Africa, slope process-vegetation/animal-climate interactions in sub-Antarctic diurnal frost environments and sub-Arctic Sweden

General Information: Webpage

E-Mail: jan.boelhouwers@kultgeog.uu


Professor Rosemary Dorrington

AffiliationDepartment of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University, South Africa

Speciality: molecular virology, microbial ecology and marine natural products research

General Information: Webpage

E-Mail: r.dorrington@ru.ac.za


Dr Kevin Hall

Affiliation: Department of Geography (retired), University of North British Columbia, Canada
Speciality: cold regions, Antarctica, Africa, Tibet, laboratory simulations, high-frequency data, zoogeomorphology

General Information: Webpage

E-Mail: hall@unbc.ca


Dr Jennifer Lee
Affiliation: Environment Officer in the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, United Kingdom
Speciality: distribution modeling at micro and macro scales, invasion biology, invertebrate physiology and molecular ecology

General Information: Webpage

E-Mail: env@gov.gs


Dr Gwyneth Matcher
Affiliation: Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Rhodes University, South Africa
Speciality: molecular microbial ecology, microbial genomics, soil microbial ecology in Western Dornning Maud Land (Antarctica), anthropogenic impacts in Antarctica

General Information: Webpage

E-Mail: g.matcher@ru.ac.za


Professor Werner Nel
Affiliation: Department of Geography and Environmental Science, University of Fort Hare, South Africa; Principal Investigator of Landscape and climate interactions in a changing sub-Antarctic environment
Speciality: climate and earth interactions, geomorphology, physical geography

General Information: CV

E-Mail: wnel@ufh.ac.az


Professor Paul Sumner

AffiliationDepartment of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Speciality: paleo-geomorphology of the high Drakensberg and the landscaping processes of cold sub-Antarctic Marion Island, rock weathering on rock art deterioration in southern Africa, climes and centres on erosion phenomena, specifically rainfall erosivity attributes, on Mauritius and the off-shore islet Round Island

General Information: Webpage

E-Mail: paul.sumner@up.ac.za

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