Miriam Jones, Ph.D.

I use a range of proxies (plant macrofossils, pollen, charcoal, stable isotopes) to interpret climate and landscape change over centennial to millennial timescales. Current topics include responses to abrupt permafrost thaw, sea-level rise, sea-ice retreat, and centennial-scale land-use change. 


Current Position: 

Research Geologist



  • Columbia University, PhD,  2008
  • Columbia University, MPhil, 2006
  • Columbia University, M. A.,  2005 
  • Barnard College, A.B., 2002, Magna Cum Laude