Category: XPERT

XPERT summer school 2015 – day 5

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics (21/08/2015) The final working day of the XPERT summer school focused on projects, grants and careers. Encarni, Carmen and Will First thing in the morning Encarni Montoya reported the key findings from her NERC…

XPERT summer school 2015 – day 3

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics (19/08/2015) Today was proxy meta analysis day! Emiel van Loon took the participants through a number of exercises related to the statistical analysis of palaeoecological data. Much of the day was spent learning about,…

XPERT summer school 2015 – day 2

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics (18/07/2015) The second day of the summer school was focused on understanding individual proxies. The day started with introductory talks to five proxies that can be used in palaeo-environmental research: Diatoms (Teresa Vegas), Pigments…

XPERT summer school 2015 – day 1

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics (17/08/2015) Most of the XPERT 2015 summer school participants who were coming from abroad arrived in Amsterdam on Saturday and all seem to have found the hotel, and each other, with little problem. Convening…

Evaluation of tropical forests sensitivity to past climate changes

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
XPERT are delight to announce that we will be incorporating an Open Science meeting, communicating the results of an international research project, as part of our Summer School. The meeting is open to all so if you are not a member of…

R for XPERT

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
During the XPERT summer school we will be using “R” as the portal through which we will conduct some data analysis. If you are unfamiliar with R our R expert, Emiel van Loon, recommends that you undertake the following steps…

XPERT Henry Hooghiemstra

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
We are delighted to be able to confirm the University of Amsterdam‘s leading expert in tropical palaeoecology, Emeritus Professor Henry Hooghiemstra, will be giving the first of our XPERT lectures; on Monday 17 August at Science Park 904. The lecture…