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Dr John Howe

PhD; Head of Biogeochemistry and Earth Sciences / Senior Lecturer in Marine Geology

Scottish Association for Marine Science
Scottish Marine Institute
Oban
PA37 1QA

e: John Howe
t: +44 (0) 01631 559257

Available to talk to the media about

  • Marine Geology
  • Scottish Geology & Landscape
  • Submarine features, diving, marine habitats, glaciation, fjords, polar science


Biography

  • BSc (Hons) first class Geology University of Derby 1991
  • PhD Marine Geology University of Southampton 1994
  • Marine Geologist, British Antarctic survey 1994-1998
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science, Marine Geologist Lecturer 1998-2009
  • Scottish Association for Marine Science, Marine Geologist Senior Lecturer & Head of Department of Biogeochemistry and Earth Science 2009
  • Fellow of the Geological Society of London 2002

Current research

  • Quaternary glaciation of Scotland's offshore shelf seas
  • Geomorphology of UK continental shelf
  • Sediment records of environmental change

Publications

  • Howe, J.A., Dove, D., Bradwell, T. & Gaferia, J. (2012) Submarine geomorphology and glacial history of the Sea of the Hebrides, UK. Marine Geology, 315-318, 64-76
  • McIntyre, K.L., Howe, J.A. & Bradwell, T. 2011. Lateglacial ice extent and deglaciation of Loch Hourn, western Scotland. Scottish Journal of Geology, v. 47:169-178
  • MacLachlan, S.E. & Howe, J.A. Morphodynamic evolution of a fjord formed by tidewater glaciers in Svalbard. In: Howe, J.A., Austin, W.E.N., Forwick, M., & Paetzel, M. Fjords: Depositional Systems and Archives. Geological Society of London, special publication 344 195-207
  • Stoker, M.S., Wilson, C. R. Howe, J.A., & Bradwell T. Paraglacial slope instability in Scottish fjords: examples from Little Loch Broom. In: Howe, J.A., Austin, W.E.N., Forwick, M., & Paetzel, M. Fjords: Depositional Systems and Archives. Geological Society of London, special publication 344 225-243
  • Howe, J.A., Harland, R., Cottier, F., Brand, T., Willis, K., Eriksson, A., Grosfjeld, K. & Berge, J. Dinoflagellate cysts from sediment traps in Arctic Fjords. In: Howe, J.A., Austin, W.E.N., Forwick, M., & Paetzel, M. Fjords: Depositional Systems and Archives. Geological Society of London, special publication 344 61-75
  • McIntyre, K.L. & Howe, J.A. Late to post-glacial sedimentation in Scottish west coast fjords. In: Howe, J.A., Austin, W.E.N., Forwick, M., & Paetzel, M. Fjords: Depositional Systems and Archives. Geological Society of London, special publication 344 305-331
  • Stoker, M.S., Bradwell, T., Howe, J.A., Wilkinson, I.P & McIntyre, K.L. Lateglacial ice cap dynamics in NW Scotland: evidence from the fjords of the Summer Isles region. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28, 3161-3184 doi:10.1016/j.quatscirev.2009.09.012
  • Grøsfjeld, K., Knies, J., Harland, R. & Howe, J.A. (2009) Dinoflagellate cyst assemblages inshore and offshore Svalbard reflecting their modern hydrography and climate. Norwegian Journal of Geology. 89 121-134 ISSN: 0029196X
  • McIntyre, K.L. & Howe, J.A. Bottom-current variability during the last glacial-deglacial transition, Northern Rockall Trough and Faeroe-Bank Channel, NE Atlantic. Scottish Journal of Geology, 45 (1), 1-16, 2009. ISSN: 0036-9276
  • Bradwell, T., Fabel, D., Stoker, M., Mathers, H., McHarge, L., & Howe, J. Ice caps existed throughout the Lateglacial Interstadial in northern Scotland. Journal of Quaternary Science, 23: 401-407. 2008. ISSN: 0267-8179
  • Howe, J.A., Shimmield, T., & Harland, R. Late Quaternary contourites and glaciomarine sedimentation in the Fram Strait. Sedimentology, 55, 179-200. 2008. ISSN: 0037-0746
  • Howe, J.A. Wilson, C.R., Shimmield, T.M., Diaz, R. & Carpenter, L. Recent deep-water sedimentation, trace metal and radioisotope geochemistry across the Southern Ocean and Northern Weddell Sea, Antarctica. Deep-Sea Research II, 54, 1652-1681. 2007 ISSN: 0967-0645
  • MacLachlan, S.E., Cottier, F., Austin, W.E.N. & Howe, J.A. The salinity: δ18O water relationship in Kongsfjorden, western Spitsbergen. Polar Research, 26, 160-167. 2007 ISSN: 0800-0395
  • Brandt,A., Gooday, A.J., Brandão, S.N., Brix, S., Brökeland, W., Cedhagen, T., Choudhury, M., Cornelius, N., Danis, B., De Mesel, I., Diaz, R.J., Gillan, D.C., Ebbe, E., Howe, J.A., Janussen, D., Kaiser, S., Linse, K., Malyutina, M., Pawlowski, J., Raupach, M & Vanreusel A. First insights into the biodiversity and biogeography of the Southern Ocean deep sea. Nature 447 307-311. 2007. ISSN: 0028-0836