Dr Kevin Welsh

Senior Lect: Sedimentology&Paleocli

School of the Environment
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 58379


Research Interests

  • El Nino-Southern Oscillation
    Late Pleistocene and Holocene reconstruction of ENSO using marine invertebrates and terrestrial sediments.
  • Holocene sea level histories from the Great Barrier Reef
    Using corals and microatolls to reconstruct sea level variation through the Holocene along the Queensland coast
  • Environmental history of coastal dunefields
    Using OSL dating, sedimentological and pedogenesis of large coastal dune fields in Queensland to track past environmental histories.
  • Evolution of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet
    Reconstruction of late Pleistocene dynamics of the EAIS during warm events


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh
  • Bachelor of Science, University of London


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Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

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Completed Supervision