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Professor Andy Ridgwell
Andy Ridgwell is Professor of Earth System Modelling and a Royal Society University Research Fellow in the School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol. Although in practice spending most of his time tending to the every need of 6 cats, his research addresses fundamental questions surrounding the past and future controls on atmospheric CO2, and the nature of the relationship between CO2, climate, global biogeochemical cycles, and life. He is also closely involved in research into future ocean acidification impacts and the effectiveness (or otherwise) of geoengineering. His develops his own numerical analytical tools ('Earth system models') to ask questions and test hypotheses regarding the functioning of the Earth system. Andy Ridgwell is Leader of the Bristol Research Initiative for the Dynamic Global Environment (BRIDGE).
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