Dr Emily Heath

Senior Teaching Associate


Dr Emily Heath works part-time, teaching Earth Sciences and coordinating study abroad placements for LEC's undergraduate degrees. She has a BSc in Geophysical Sciences and a PhD in Volcanology, both from Lancaster University. From 1999 to 2011 she was an elected member of Lancaster City Council, and is currently the North West Regional Co-ordinator of the Green Party. She is also a director of LESS - a Lancaster-based Community Interest Company which promotes sustainable living through its home energy service and food growing projects.

She currently teaches:

ENV 101 Earth's Internal Processes

ENV 115 Natural Hazards

ENV 321 The Dynamic Earth

ENV 323/441 Geological Hazards

The Lesser Antilles volcanic chain : a study in arc magmatism.
Macdonald, R., Hawkesworth, C.J., Heath, E. 03/2000 In: Earth-Science Reviews. 49, 1-4, p. 1-76. 76 p.
Journal article

Magmagenesis at Soufriere volcano, St. Vincent, Lesser Antilles arc.
Heath, E., Macdonald, R., Belkin, H., Hawkesworth, C., Sigurdsson, H. 10/1998 In: Journal of Petrology. 39, 10, p. 1721-1764. 44 p.
Journal article

Long magma residence times at an island arc volcano (Soufriere, St. Vincent) in the Lesser Antilles: evidence from 238U-230Th isochron dating.
Heath, E., Turner, S.P., Macdonald, R., Hawkesworth, C.J., Van Calsteren, P. 07/1998 In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 160, 1-2, p. 49-63. 15 p.
Journal article

U-series isotopes and destructive plate margin magma genesis in the Lesser Antilles.
Turner, S., Hawkesworth, C., Van Calsteren, P., Macdonald, R., Heath, E., Black, S. 07/1996 In: Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 142, 1-2, p. 191-207. 17 p.
Journal article