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Dr Michael Burn


Lecturer in Physical Geography
PhD Geosciences (Edinburgh)
MSc Quaternary Science (London)



Mike is a lecturer in Physical Geography at the Mona Campus of the University of the West Indies, in Jamaica. His current research includes reconstructing environmental and climatic change from lake sediment records in tropical South America and the Caribbean Region with particular emphasis on climate dynamics of the last millennium. He is the founding member of the Caribbean Environments Research Group (CERG), an active project partner on international collaborative projects funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, UK (NERC) and the Social Sciences Research Council, Canada (SSHRC) and serves as an Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (Springer Nature). Mike is a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor and IANTD Cavern Diver.

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