Dr Timothy Mighall
Keele University: Environmental Research Unit. Position: Research Assistant Oct-Dec 1990.
Brunel University: Department of Geography & Geology. Position: Temporary Lecturer Feb-July 1991.
Coventry University: Geography Subject Area. Position: Lecturer (1991-1994) Senior Lecturer (1994-2005).
University of Aberdeen: Department of Geography & Environment, School of Geosciences (2005-present) Senior Lecturer in Palaeoecology.
Co-editor, Scottish Geographical Journal http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/RSGJ
NERC Peer Review College Member
Membership of External Bodies
Association of Environmental Archaeology
Early Mines Research Group
Historical Metallurgy Society
Irish Quaternary Association
Quaternary Research Association
Royal Scottish Geographical Society
The Prehistoric Society
- Pollen and non-pollen palynomorph analysis
- Peat geochemistry and reconstructing palaeo-pollution records from bogs and lakes
- Holocene vegetational history
- Holocene environmental change
Langford, H.E. et al. 2013: Palaeoecology of a late MIS7 interglacial deposit from eastern England. Quaternary international http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.quatint.2013.05.046
Crew, P. & Mighall, T.M. 2013. The fuel supply and woodland management at a 14th century bloomery in Snowdonia, a multi-disciplinary approach. In Humphris, J. & Rehren, T. (eds) The World of Iron. London: Archetype Publications, 473-482.
Mighall, TM, Chambers, FM, Timberlake, S & O’Brien, WF. 2012. Characterising vegetation changes in former mining and metalworking areas during prehistoric and Roman times. Notizie Archeologiche Bergomensi 20, 117-130.
Ongoing Research Projects
- Land degradation and environmental change in the Karoo, Eastern Cape, South Africa. See http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/research/other/karoo.php
- The function and environmental impact of burnt mounds in prehistory.
- The ecology and landscapes of early medieval royal centres.
- Placing early mining and metalworking into its environmental context. See http://www.earlyminesresearchgroup.org.uk/
- Holocene environmental changes in NW Iberia
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Deglaciation and neotectonics in South East Raasay, Scottish Inner HebridesScottish Journal of Geology, vol. 57, no. 2, sjg2021-006Contributions to Journals: Articles
Long-term development and trajectories of inferred lake-water organic carbon and pH in naturally acidic boreal lakesLimnology and Oceanography, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 2408-2422Contributions to Journals: Articles
Settlement, landscape and land-use change at a Pictish Elite Centre: Assessing the palaeoecological record for economic continuity and social change at Rhynie in N.E. ScotlandThe Holocene, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 897-914Contributions to Journals: Articles
Copper Mining in the Bronze Age at Mynydd Parys, Anglesey, WalesProceedings of the Prehistoric Society, pp. 1-31Contributions to Journals: Articles
Comment on: “A novel approach to peatlands as archives of total cumulative spatial pollution loads from atmospheric deposition of airborne elements complementary to EMEP data: Priority pollutants (Pb, Cd, Hg)” by Ewa Miszczak, Sebastian Stefaniak, Adam Michczyński, Eiliv Steinnes and Irena TwardowskaScience of the Total Environment, vol. 737, 138699Contributions to Journals: Reviews of Books, Films and Articles
Late Quaternary vegetation and climate dynamics in central-eastern Brazil: insights from a ~35k cal a BP peat record in the Cerrado biomeJournal of Quaternary Science, vol. 35, no. 5, pp. 664-676Contributions to Journals: Articles
Human bones tell the story of atmospheric mercury and lead exposure at the edge of Roman WorldScience of the Total Environment, vol. 710, 136319Contributions to Journals: Articles
Holocene atmospheric dust deposition in NW SpainThe Holocene, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 507-518Contributions to Journals: Articles
Identifying Social Transformations and Crisis during the Pre-Monastic to Post-Viking era on Iona: New Insights from a Palynological and Palaeoentomological PerspectiveEnvironmental ArchaeologyContributions to Journals: Articles
Uncertainty in geomorphological responses to climate changeClimatic Change, vol. 156, no. 1-2, pp. 69-86Contributions to Journals: Articles