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Name Dr William Roberts
Job title Senior Research Associate
Department School of Geographical Sciences University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Wash)
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Keywords ENSO
El Nino
Heinrich events
abrupt climate change
paleoceanography
paleoclimate
tropics
Areas of expertise Expert on past changes to the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO), especially from a climate modelling perspective. Current research into El Nino in climate models. Presently working on Heinrich events, looking at abrupt climate changes during the last ice age. Trying to understand what effect melting ice has on the circulation in both the atmosphere and oceans at these times.