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Professor Andy Carter

Professor of Earth Sciences

Contact details

tel: 020 31086368
UCL: Room 116 (1st floor), Kathleen Lonsdale Building, Gower Place, London

Recent research highlights

Professor Andy Carter awarded 2018 Dodson Prize for his achievements in thermochronology [News, April 2018]

Selected new publications include;

  • Zhang, P., Najman, Y., Mei, L and Millar, I., Sobel, E., Carter, A., Barford, D., Dhuime, B., Garzanti, E., Govin, G., Vezzoli, G., Hu, X., 2019. Palaeodrainage evolution of the large rivers of East Asia, and Himalayan-Tibet tectonics. Earth-Science Reviews,
  • Carter, A.  2018. Thermochronology on Sand and Sandstones for Stratigraphic and Provenance Studies. Chapter 14: In M. G. Malusà and P. G. Fitzgerald (eds.), Fission-Track Thermochronology and its Application to Geology, p. 259-268. Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-89421-8_14.
  • Nguyen H.H., Carter A., Hoang L.V., Vu S.T. 2018. Provenance, routing and weathering history of heavy minerals from coastal placer deposits of southern Vietnam, Sedimentary Geology, 373, 228-238.

Professor Carter gave a talk at Science Week 2017: Understanding how and when Antarctica became a frozen continent [51 mins]


View photos from selected research projects in my research gallery and my fieldwork gallery.