Richard Levy


Full Name: Richard Levy

Position: Paleoclimate Scientist, Programme Leader

Contact details

Email: R.Levy
Phone: +64-4-570 4236


1990: BSc, Geology; 1993: MSc, Geology; 1998: PhD, Geoscience; 2001: Masters in Science Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction

Areas of expertise

Geology: Antarctic geology
Geology: Cenozoic stratigraphy
Geology: Micropaleontology
Geology: Neogene Stratigraphy
Geology: Paleoclimatology
Geology: Paleoenvironmental Studies
Geology: Paleontology
Geology: Stratigraphy
Geology: Team Leader / Project Management
Paleoclimate: Paleoenvironmental reconstruction
Paleontology: Biochronology
Paleontology: Biostratigraphy
Paleontology: Dating
Paleontology: Paleoclimatology
Paleontology: Paleoecology
Paleontology: Paleoenvironment determination
Paleontology: Palynology
Paleontology: Stratigraphy
Paleontology: Timescale development
Public relations: Communications

Professional activities

American Geophysical Union: member

Major publications

Golledge, N.R.; Levy, R.H.; McKay, R.M.; Fogwill, C.J.; White, D.A.; Graham, A.G.C.; Smith, J.A.; Hillenbrand, C-D.; Licht, K.J.; Denton, G.H.; Ackert Jr., R.P.; Maas, S.M.; Hall, B.L. 2013 Glaciology and geological signature of the Last Glacial Maximum Antarctic ice sheet. Quaternary Science Reviews, 78: 225-247

Levy, R.H.; Cody, R.D.; Crampton, J.S.; Fielding, C.; Golledge, N.R.; Harwood, D.M.; Henrys, S.A.; McKay, R.; Naish, T.R.; Ohneiser, C.; Wilson, G.; Wilson, T.; Winter, D. 2012 Late Neogene climate and glacial history of the Southern Victoria Land coast from integrated drill core, seismic and outcrop data. Global and Planetary Change, 80: 61-84; doi: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2011.10.002

Nugent, G.; Toland, M.; Levy, R.H.; Kunz, G.; Harwood, D.M.; Green, D.; Kittz, K. 2012 The impact of an inquiry-based geoscience field course on pre-service teachers. Journal of science teacher education, 23(5): 503-529; doi: 10.1007/s10972-012-9283-2

Golledge, N.R.; Levy, R.H. 2011 Geometry and dynamics of an East Antarctic Ice Sheet outlet glacier, under past and present climates. Journal of Geophysical Research. Earth Surface, 116(3): F03025; doi: 10.1029/2011JF002028

Francis, J.E.; Marenssi, S.; Levy, R.H.; Hambrey, M.; Thorn, V.C.; Mohr, B.; Brinkhuis, H.; Warnaar, J.; Zachos, J.; Bohaty, S.; DeConto, R. 2009 From greenhouse to icehouse : the Eocene/Oligocene in Antarctica. p. 309-368 IN: Florindo, F.; Siegert, M. (eds) Antarctic climate evolution. 1st ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Developments in earth & environmental sciences 8.

Naish, T.R.; Powell, R.; Levy, R.H.; Wilson, G.; Scherer, R.; Talarico, F.; Krissek, L.; Niessen, F.; Pompilio, M.; Wilson, T.; Carter, L.; DeConto, R.; Huybers, P.; McKay, R.; Pollard, D.; Ross, J.; Winter, D.; Browne, G.H.; Cody, R.; Crampton, J.S.; Graham, I.J.; Hansaraj, D.; Henrys, S.A.; Raine, J.I.; Strong, C.P. (et al.) 2009 Obliquity-paced Pliocene West Antarctic ice sheet oscillations. Nature, 458(7236): 322-328; doi: 10.1038/nature07867

Cody, R.D.; Levy, R.H.; Harwood, D.M.; Sadler, P.M. 2008 Thinking outside the zone : high-resolution quantitative diatom biochronology for the Antarctic Neogene. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 260(1/2): 92-121; doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2007.08.020

Levy, R.H.; Harwood, D.M. 2000 Tertiary marine palynomorphs from the McMurdo Sound erratics, Antarctica. p. 183-242 IN: Stilwell, J.D.; Feldmann, R.M. (eds) Paleobiology and paleoenvironments of Eocene rocks, McMurdo Sound, East Antarctica. American Geophysical Union: Washington, DC. Antarctic research series 76.

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