Palynologische Kring meeting May 2018

May 31, 2018

Palynologische Kring meeting
Date: 31/05/2018
Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam
Organizer: Carina Hoorn



  • 1305-1325 Erik den Boer: Early human impact in the Azores Archipelago
  • 1325-1345 Henry Hooghiemstra, Alvaro Beltran & Thomas Olijhoek: Columbus’ footprint: landscape change before and after 1492
  • 1345-1400 Bas van Geel: Botanical impressions from herbivore molars found in sandy North Sea deposits

1400-1415 MINI-BREAK

  • 1415 -1445 UvA Palaeoecology MSc (short) student presentations with introduction by Crystal Michael
  1. Simon Scholz: Fire history on a historic floodplain: Geomorphology shaping Palaeoecology
  2. Nina Witteveen: Phytolith analysis of Campo Libre (Ecuador)
  3. Steven Rolefes: Environmental change in the Dominican Republic: tracing Columbus’ footprints.
  4. Britte Heijink: Vegetation and Fire History of Amacayacu, Colombia
  5. Veerle Vink: Fire and vegetation history of Gigante (Panama) derived from phytolith and charcoal analysis.
  6. Suzanne de Zwaan: Assessing changes of the Maas river system (Well-Aijen, The Netherlands) through paleolimnological investigation of diatom community dynamics, throughout the early and mid Holocene

1445 – 1515 TEA

  • 1515 – 1600 Phil Jardine (University of Münster): New uses for old pollen: pollen chemistry as a taxonomic and palaeoclimatic tool

Phil Jardine

1600 Annual meeting for members

1600 DRINKS (in Academisch Kwartier)

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