Gina Moseley

Innsbruck Quaternary Research Group

Research Interests
  • Mid-late Quaternary interglacial climates in Central Europe and Northeast Greenland
  • Glacial-interglacial transitions
  • The Devils Hole palaeoclimate enigma
  • Rapid climate change during the last ice-age cycle
  • Mid to Late Quaternary sea level change
  • Plio-Pleistocene landscape evolution in the tropical highlands of Borneo

Short CV
2011 -           Post-doctoral research, University of Innsbruck
2009 - 2011   Post-doctoral research, University of Manchester
2005 - 2009   Ph.D. University of Bristol

Professional Activities
2015 -          British Cave Research Association Cave Science
                   Symposium Lecture Secretary
2011 -          BBS Speleological Abstracts UK Co-ordinator
2010 -          Hurricane Project Collaborator, Durham University
2010 - 2014  British Cave Research Association Council Member

2015   Dr. Otto Seibert Wissenschafts-Förderungspreis
2009   British Cave Research Association,
          Young Cave Researcher of the Year Award
2008   Best Presentation: Quaternary Research Association,
          Postgraduate Symposium, Liverpool, UK


2014   Austrian Science Foundation
2014   Comer Family Foundation
2014   Quaternary Research Association
2014   National Geographic Society
2014   Wilderness Award
2014   Mount Everest Foundation
2014   Petzl Foundation
2014   Transglobe Expedition Trust
2014   Ghar Parau Foundation
2014   University Innsbruck Nachwuchsförderung
2014   National Speleological Society
2014   British Cave Research Association,
          Cave Science Technology Research Initiative
2013   Quaternary Research Association,
          Quaternary Conference Fund
2013   WMO, Climate and Cryosphere Project
2013   Mount Everest Foundation
2013   Percy Sladden Memorial Fund
2013   Ghar Parau Foundation
2010   NERC Cosmogenic Isotope Analytical Support
2009   British Cave Research Association,
          Cave Science Technology Research Initiative
2009   NERC Cosmogenic Isotope Analytical Support
2009   Quaternary Research Association,
          Quaternary Research Fund
Moseley, G.E., Edwards, R.L., Wendt, K.A., Cheng, H., Dublyansky, Y., Lu, Y., Boch, R., Spötl, C. (2016): Reconciliation of the Devils Hole climate record with orbital forcing. – Science, 351, 165-168.
Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Cheng, H., Boch, R., Min, A., and Edwards, R. L. (2015): Termination-II interstadial/stadial climate change recorded in two stalagmites from the north European Alps. - Quaternary Science Reviews, 127, 229-239, doi: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.07.012

Moseley, G.E., Richards, D.A., Smart, P.L., Standish C.D., Hoffmann, D.L., ten Hove, H. and Vinn, O. (2015): Early–middle Holocene relative sea-level oscillation events recorded in a submerged speleothem from the Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico. - The Holocene, 25 (9), 1511-1521, doi:

Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Svensson, A., Cheng, H., Brandstätter, S., Lawrence Edwards, R. (2014): Multi-speleothem record reveals tightly coupled climate between central Europe and Greenland during Marine Isotope Stage 3. - Geology, 42, 1043-1046. doi:10.1130/G36063.1
Spötl, C., Boch, R.B., Moseley, G.E., Brandstätter, S., Edwards, R.L., Cheng, H., Mangini, A., Plan, L. (2014): Wann entstanden die Tropfsteine in der Kraushöhle bei Gams (Steiermark)? – Die Höhle, 65, 18-24.
Brauer, A., Hajdas, I., Blockley, S.P.E., Bronk Ramsey, C., Christl, M., Ivy-Ochs, S., Moseley, G.E., Nowaczyk, N.N., Rasmussen, S.O., Roberts, H.M., Spötl, C., Staff, R.A., Svensson, A. (2014): The importance of independent chronology in integrating records of past climate change for the 60-9 ka INTIMATE time interval. - Quaternary Science Reviews, 106, 47-66.
Dublyansky Y, Spötl C, Moseley G.E. , Edwards R.L. (2013): An extended Late Pleistocene record of water-table fluctuations in Devil's Hole, Nevada. - 16th International Congress of Speleology Proceedings, 2, 379-381.
Luetscher, M., Borreguero, M., Moseley, G.E., Spötl, C., Edwards, R.L. (2013): Alpine permafrost thawing during the Medieval Warm Period identified from cryogenic cave carbonates. – The Cryosphere, 7, 1073-1081, doi:10.5194/tc-7-1073-2013.

Moseley G.E., Smart, P.L., Richards, D.A. and Hoffmann, D.L. (2013): Speleothem constraints on marine isotope stage (MIS) 5 relative sea-levels, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. - Journal of Quaternary Science, 28, 293-300, doi:10.1002/jqs.2613

Moseley G.E., Richards, D.A., Smith, C., Smart, P.L., Hoffmann, D.L., and Farrant, A.R. (2013): U–Th dating of speleothems to investigate the evolution of limestone caves in the Gunung Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia. - Cave and Karst Science, 40, 13-16.

Moseley, G.E., Richards, D.A., Smith, C.J.M., Smart, P.L. and Farrant, A.R. (2012) Identifying speleothems suitable for constraining landscape evolution in the Gunung Mulu National Park, NW Borneo by U-Pb methods. Quaternary Newsletter, 127, 30-32.

Smart, P.L., Moseley, G.E., Richards, D.A. and Whitaker, F.F. (2008) Past high sea stands and platform stability: evidence from Conch Bar Cave, Middle Caicos. - SEPM Caicos Platform Workshop Special Publication, 22, 203-210.
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