Dr Andy Chambers

Dr Andy Chambers

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Honorary Senior Lecturer

Contact details

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


  • 1968-75 Durham University - BSc Geology, PhD South Greenland Alkali Igneous Rocks
  • 1975-78 Aberdeen University - Research Assistant working on East Greenland Tertiary Igneous Rocks
  • 1978-9 British National Oil Corporation - Geologist
  • 1979-88 Aston University - Lecturer in Department of Geological Sciences
  • 1988-present Birmingham University School of Earth Sciences - Lecturer/Senior Lecturer


Research group

  • Geosystems

Research interests

  • Alkali rock genesis and associated metasomatic processes
  • Layered igneous rocks
  • Tertiary development of the igneous rocks of East Greenland

Current / recent research

  • Mineral chemistry changes during alkali metasomatism
  • Geochemistry of East Greenland Tertiary Lamprophyres