Category: Frazer Bird

Recent reading

News articles: Unesco to rule on Tasmania forest and Great Barrier Reef, BBC News Asia. Climate change will ‘cost world far more than estimated’, by Tom Bawden, The Independent. Scientific articles: Heslop-Harrison, J. (1979) Aspects of the structure, cytochemistry and germination of the pollen…

Insects, sediment and climate change

Insects, sediment and climate change Frazer Bird and William Gosling talk about how to conduct palaeoecological research in the tropics for NERC’s Planet Earth pod-cast. Click here to here to listen to the conversation. For other similar stories online visit the Planet Earth website.

Anthropogenic climate change and the nature of Earth System science

Frazer Bird on: Oldfield, F., Steffen, W. 2014. Anthropogenic climate change and the nature of Earth System Science. The Anthropocene Review,1, 70-75. This paper is a very interesting read for anyone working in the field of palaeoecology. It briefly discusses some of the key…

The Anthropocene Review – reviewed

The Anthropocene Review is a new journal focusing on the impact of humans on planet Earth through time; information on the latest publications can be found on the associated blog. Given that much of the research we are interested in relates human-environment interactions in…

Back to the future: using proxy data to assess environmental change

PCRG’s Frazer Bird gives a leture for schools in Milton Keynes as part of the CEPSAR Christmas Lecture series: To find out more read Frazer’s blog post about his research.

Sex & Bugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll – the trailer

PCRG members included in action with the British Ecological Society Roadies at Wychwood festival: Video compiled by our very own Frazer Bird! Check out the Roadies blog to find out which festivals we are coming to next!  

American tour: Biogeography meeting & Ecuador field work

PCRG COMPLETE AGAIN I am glad to say that after almost two months out of the office running around with 8 bags of equipment, Frazer and I have finished our tour of the Americas. As the work has been so diverse, we would like…