Joanna Denton

PhD student
Environmental Science
Lancaster University

Fields of interest:

  • Volcanology, 
  • Tephrochronology, 
  • Environmental Geochemistry, 
  • Igneous Petrology

Recent publications :

J.S. Denton, H. Tuffen, J.S. Gilbert, N. Odling: 
The hydration and alteration of perlite and rhyolite, 
Journal of the Geological Society of London, in press

J.S. Denton, N.J.G. Pearce: 
Comment on "A synchronized dating of three Greenland ice cores throughout the Holocene", 
In: B.M. Vinther et al.: No Minoan tephra in the 1642 B.C. layer of the GRIP ice
Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, Vol. 113, 2008, D04303

N. Pearce, J. Denton, W. Perkins, J. Westgate, B. Alloway: 
Correlation and characterisation of individual glass shards from tephra deposits using trace element laser ablation ICP-MS analyses: current status and future developments, 
Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 22 (7), (2007), pp. 721-736

N.J.G. Pearce, J.A. Westgate, S.J.Preece, W.J. Eastwood, W.T. Perkins, J.S. Hart: 
Reinterpretation of Greenland Ice-Core Data Recognises the Presence of the Late Holocene Aniakchak Tephra (Alaska), not the Minoan Tephra (Santorini) at 1645 BC. 
In: (M. Bietak and E. Czerny eds.)The synchronisation of civilisations in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Second Millennium B.C. III, 
proceeding of the SCIEM 2000 – 2nd EuroConference, (2007), pp. 139-148