Specialist Subjects: Quaternary environmental change. Stable (C,H,O) isotope analysis of natural archives (tree-rings, Sphagnum, pollen) for palæoclimate research. Technique development in isotope tree-ring research
Loader, N.J., McCarroll, D., Van der Knaap, W. O., Robertson, I., Gagen, M. 2007. Characterizing carbon isotopic variability in Sphagnum. The Holocene 17, 403-410.
McCarroll, D., Loader, N.J. 2005. Isotopes in tree rings. In Isotopes in palaeoenvironmental research. (ed. M.J.Leng). Springer, The Netherlands. 67-116.
McCarroll, D. Loader, N.J. 2004. Stable isotopes in tree rings. Quaternary Science Reviews.23, 771-801.
Loader, N.J., Hemming, D.L. 2004. The stable isotope analysis of pollen as an indicator of terrestrial palaeoenvironmental change: a review of progress and recent developments. Quaternary Science Reviews 23, 893-900.
Loader, N.J., Robertson, I. and McCarroll, D. 2003. Comparison of stable carbon isotope ratios in the whole wood, cellulose and lignin of oak tree-rings. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 196 395-407.
Loader, N.J., Robertson, I., Barker, A.C., Switsur, V. R. and Waterhouse, J.S., 1997. A modified method for the batch processing of small whole wood samples to a-cellulose. Chemical Geology 136, 313-317.