Mr Craig Smeaton
Postgraduate Student


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Research Overview:

My research focuses on carbon in coastal and near-shore systems over multiple timescales (Holocene to present day). Through the investigation of the sediments we can better understand the rates at which carbon is buried and the magnitude of the carbon the stores within these environments. An area of particular interest is understanding the role of the terrestrial environment in the development of these coastal carbon stores.  I explore this topic by bringing together methodologies from sedimentology, marine geophysics and geochemistry.



14 (of 14 /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/status/published available) for cs244. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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Marine sedimentary carbon stocks of the United Kingdom’s Exclusive Economic Zone Craig Smeaton, Corallie Anne Hunt, William Turrell, William Austin
Frontiers in Earth Science 2021 vol. 9
Blue carbon audit of Orkney waters Joanne Porter, William Austin, Michael Burrows, Duncan Clarke, Gareth Davies, Nick Kamenos, Simone Riegel, Craig Smeaton, C Page, Andrew Want
Coring and compaction Craig Smeaton, Natasha Barlow, William Austin
Geoderma 2020 vol. 364
Falkland Island peatland development processes and the pervasive presence of fire Dimitri Mauquoy, Richard Payne, Kirill Babeshko, Rebecca Bartlett, Ian Boomer, Hannah Bowey, Chris Evans, Fin Ring-Hrubesh, David Muirhead , Matthew O'Callaghan, Natalia Piotrowska, Graham Rush, Thomas Sloan, Craig Smeaton, Andrey Tsyganov, Yuri Mazei
Quaternary Science Reviews 2020 vol. 240
Fjords as Aquatic Critical Zones (ACZs) Thomas Bianchi, Sandra Arndt, William Austin, Doug I Benn, Sebastien Bertrand, Xingqian Cui, Johan Faust, Katarzyna Koziorowska-Makuch, Christopher Moy, Candida Savage, Craig Smeaton, Richard Smith, Jaia Syvitski
Earth Science Reviews 2020 vol. 203
Impacts of climate change on coastal habitats, relevant to the coastal and marine environment around the UK Annette Burden, Craig Smeaton, Stuart Angus, Angus Garbutt, Laurence Jones, Heather Lewis, Sue Rees
MCCIP Science Review 2020 2020 pp. 228-255
Quantifying marine sedimentary carbon Corallie Anne Hunt, Urska Demsar, Dayton Dove, Craig Smeaton, Rhys Cooper, William Austin
Frontiers in Marine Science 2020 vol. 7
Re-evaluating Scotland’s sedimentary carbon stocks Craig Smeaton, William Austin, William Turrell
2020 vol. 11
Organic carbon rich sediments Elena Lo Giudice Cappelli, Jessica Clarke, Craig Smeaton, Keith Davidson, William Austin
Biogeosciences 2019 vol. 16 pp. 4183-4199
Where's the carbon Craig Smeaton, William Austin
Frontiers in Earth Sciences 2019 vol. 7
Assessment of blue carbon resources in Scotland’s Inshore Marine Protected Area Network Micheal Burrows, David Hughes, William Austin, Craig Smeaton, Natalie Hicks , John Howe, Christopher Allen, Peter Taylor, Lindsay Vare
2017 vol. 957
Scotland's forgotten carbon Craig Smeaton, William Austin, Althea Davies, Agnes Baltzer, John Howe, John M. Baxter
Biogeosciences 2017 vol. 14 pp. 5663-5674
Sources, sinks and subsidies Craig Smeaton, William Austin
Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 2017 vol. 122 pp. 2754-2768
Substantial stores of sedimentary carbon held in mid-latitude fjords Craig Smeaton, William Austin, Althea Davies, A. Baltzar, R. E. Abell, J. A. Howe
Biogeosciences 2016 vol. 13 pp. 5771-5787

Contact Details:

Mr Craig Smeaton
Irvine Building
University of St Andrews
North Street
St Andrews
KY16 9AL



School of Geography and Sustainable Development
Scottish Oceans Institute

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Scottish Oceans Institute
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