Category: News

Job: Post-doctoral researcher in Global Ecology

Job: Post-doctoral researcher Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystems Dyanamics, University of Amsterdam Duration: 3 years Deadline for applications: 10 December 2017 Focus on Global Ecology, including: global biodiversity patterns and ecosystem functioning, human impacts on biodiversity, biogeography of species interactions, and/or global changes…

PhD: When was the South Pacific colonised?

Title: When was the South Pacific colonised? A lake sediment approach to understanding climate:human drivers of ecosystem change on remote Pacific Islands Location: University of Soithampton (Geography & Environment) Supervsiory team: Dr. Sandra Nogué, Prof Mary Edwards, Prof. David Sear, Dr. William Gosling (University…

PhD: Stress in Paradise

Title: Stress in Paradise: Quantifying the frequency and impacts of ENSO driven droughts in tropical Pacific Island Nations Location: University of Soithampton (Geography & Environment) Supervisory team: Prof. David Sear, Prof. Justin Sheffield, Prof Ian Croudace (National Oceanographic Centre, Southampton). Rationale: Because of their small size…

Job: Physical-chemical research technician with management skills

Vacancy: Physical-chemical research technician with management skills (salary scale 10) Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics University of Amsterdam Closing date: 22 October 2017 This position will link strongly with the IBED Department of Ecosystem & Landscape Dynamics which aims to improve our understanding of…

Ancient monsoons on the Roof of the World

Recent findings of monsoonal activity in Asia as old as 45 million years raises the fascinating possibility that these Monsoons may have triggered a global shift from the warm ice-free Greenhouse world, to the bi-polar Icehouse conditions the Earth still experiences today. Increased erosion…

Field work in Ecuador

Insights into recent field work in Ecuador by a team lead by Crystal McMichael can be found in a recent blog from our collaborators at the Instituto Geofisico, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito (Ecuador). Trabajo colaborativo entre Volcanólogos y Palenólogos potenciará el conocimiento sobre el…

Connecting Two Realms

Article from: Archaeology a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America Archaeologists rethink the early civilizations of the Amazon By ROGER ATWOOD Monday, June 12, 2017