Dr Robert Sparkes, Post Doctoral Researcher

Dr Robert Sparkes completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2012 before moving to the University of Manchester to work with Dr Bart van Dongen.

His research concentrates on understanding and quantifying the transfer of organic matter from terrestrial to marine systems.

He studied organic carbon transport and deposition processes in Taiwan, Spain and Italy before joining the Arctic Programme. He has experience with a wide range of analytical techinques including isotope and organic geochemistry, infra-red and Raman spectroscopy, and computational modelling and analysis.

Useful links

Personal blog
University profile page

Contact information

Email: robert.sparkes@manchester.ac.uk