Alicia Newton


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Sep 04, 2017

Alicia Newton, Senior Editor for Nature Geoscience, introduces herself.

  • - I'm Alicia Newton and I'm a Senior Editor 00:01
  • at Nature Geoscience. 00:04
  • I've been with Nature Geoscience 00:06
  • since it launched in January 2008 00:07
  • and I handle their paleoclimate, paleoceanography, 00:11
  • as well as modern oceanography and the cryosphere, 00:15
  • as well as covering for my colleagues 00:18
  • whenever they're out of the office. 00:20
  • I came straight out of my PhD 00:22
  • where I was studying paleoclimate 00:24
  • and specifically looking at the Indo-Pacific Warm Pool 00:26
  • and how temperatures there have changed 00:29
  • over the last 25,000 years. 00:31
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Alicia Newton

Senior Editor, Nature Geoscience, Springer Nature

Throughout her studies Alicia has focused on various aspects of micropalaeontology and palaeoceanography. A graduate of the University of South Carolina, her areas of research include Palaeozoic palaeontology and micropalaeontology, Quaternary climate and oceanographic change, and the development of palaeoceanographic proxies. She has also been active in secondary and undergraduate geoscience education practice and pedagogy. Alicia joined Nature Geoscience in July 2007. Alicia is currently a senior editor at Nature Geoscience, and has been with the journal for 10 years. Prior to joining Nature Research, she was completing a PhD in geosciences at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, where she reconstructed temperature and salinity variations in the Indo-Pacific warm pool over the past 26,000 years.

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