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Biographical entry Chappell, John Michael Arthur (1940 - )

Born
24 April 1940
Occupation
Geoscientist

Summary

John Chappell is Professor of Geomorphology and Quanternary Research at the Research School of Earth Sciences at the Australian National University. His research interests include the influence of global climate changes on fluctuations in sea levels; measuring erosion, soil production and landscape evolution; and the prehistoric interactions between climate, the biota and humans.

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1962
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Auckland, New Zealand
1964 - 1965
Career position - Geologist with the New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (NZDSIR) (six months)
1965
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Auckland
1967 - 1973
Career position - Lecturer in the Geography Department of the Australian National University in Canberra
1970 - 1971
Career position - Assistant Professor of Geography at McGill University in Montreal, Canada
1973
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian National University
1974 - 1976
Career position - Senior Lecturer in Geography at the Australian National University
1977 - 1979
Career position - Reader in Geology at the Australian National University
1979 - 1989
Career position - Professorial Fellow in the Department of Biogeography and Geomorphology at the Research School of Pacific Studies (RSPacS), Australian National University
c. 1990 - c. 2000
Career position - Head of the Department of Biogeography and Geomorphology
1992 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
c. 2001 -
Career position - Professor at the Research School of Earth Sciences, Australian National University.

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