Contact

Dr Suzanne MacLachlan

Curator

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 6567 (Internal: 26567)

Email: boscorf@noc.ac.uk or s.maclachlan@noc.ac.uk

As the BOSCORF Curator, Suzie oversees all repository activities and approval of all data, sample, and analysis requests. In addition, she is a core logging specialist and advises on the use and interpretation of the core logging instruments.

Dr Diederik Liebrand

Deputy Curator

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 6292 (Internal: 26292)

Email: boscorf@noc.ac.uk or diederik.liebrand@noc.ac.uk

Diederik has a background in palaeo-climate research and has worked with marine sediment cores for over 15 years. His main responsibilities are—in collaboration with the wider team led by Suzanne Maclachlan—to curate the core collection, run the research facility, and provide teaching and training to our users.

Dr Miros Charidemou

Data Management Assistant

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 6292 (Internal: 26292)

Email: boscorf@noc.ac.uk or miros.charidemou@noc.ac.uk

Miros is responsible for managing the data collected on the facility’s core logging instruments and for maintaining the database of sediment core holdings and sample metadata. He also provides operational support on a range of instruments and advises on data quality and interpretation.

Mike Edwards

Sediment Core Laboratory Technician

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 6292 (Internal: 26292)

Email: boscorf@noc.ac.uk or mike.edwards@noc.ac.uk

Mike is the BOSCORF engineer responsible for maintaining all of the instruments, gathering quality data and providing a practical perspective on the vast array of different challenges faced by the facility. Mike also oversees the aquisition of new cores to the collection and their long term storage and preservation.

Rebecca Garnett

Geological Samples Radiography Technician

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8059 6292 (Internal: 26292)

Email: boscorf@noc.ac.uk or rebecca.garnett@noc.ac.uk

Rebecca operates the ScoutXcan and Scanning Electron Microscope in the BOSCORF laboratory. She assists in the operation of the other core logging instruments. Rebecca keeps an eye on data quality, can assist with core sample preparation prior to analysis, sampling and data collecting.

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