Category: Online resources

Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics 2016

A year in the life of IBED… spot the palaeoecologists 🙂

Biodiversity and the functioning of tropical forests

Biodiversity and the functioning of tropical forests PhD defense University of Wageningen Candidate: Masha T. van der Sande Date: 06/07/2016 Watch Masha’s thesis defense on WUR TV (featuring W.D. Gosling as an opponent…) Click here to watch the video

Hunting El Niño

Hunting El Niño video from Timme Donders (Utrecht University)

Humans and fires in the Brazilian Cerrado: A palaeoecological perspective

Fires and biodiversity in Brazilian savanna A new video from Boromir Bogumil on sediment coring and the natural history of the Brazilian savannah (Cerrado):    

Lake sediment coring equipment demonstration

How to assemble a coring equipment to collect lake deposits A new video from Boromir Bogumil on the operation of a Geo-core piston corer:    

Ecology of the past on film: Hayley Keen

Whilst conducting her PhD research Hayley Keen helped produced two of short films about her research project Past environmental change on the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador: on her field work, which was the winning entry into the American Geophysical Union (AGU) student video competition in 2014, and…

Pollen database of Early-Miocene Amazonian palynological diversity

By Milan Teunissen van Manen MSc Biological Sciences, University of Amsterdam. As part of my MSc research project on Early-Miocene paleodiversity shifts due to marine incursions in the Amazon basin, I recorded and photographed large numbers of palynomorphs. The database consists of a set…