John Dearing is Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Southampton.
He was a recipient of the Murchison Award (2014), given by the Royal Geographical Society in recognition for publications contributing to the understanding of environmental change.
Global environmental change, particularly the integration of climate, human activities and environmental processes.
Reconstructing long-term environmental change and ecological services through analyses of lake sediments, particularly through mineral magnetic measurements, and other archives.
Understanding the complexity of modern and future environmental systems from past records and modelling.