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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;

  • Riley, T.R., Carter, A., Leat, P., Burton-Johnson, A., Bastias, J., Spikings, R.A., Tate, A.J., Bristow, C. (2019). Geochronology and geochemistry of the northern Scotia Sea: A revised interpretation of the North and West Scotia ridge junction, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 518, 136-147.
  • Fox, M., Dai, J‐G., Carter, A. (2019). Badly behaved detrital (U‐Th)/He ages: problems with He diffusion models or geological models? Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20.
  • 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,

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.