Tag: Amazon

Palynologische Kring: Spatial patterns in palaeoecology

Palynologische Kring: Spatial patterns in palaeoecology meeting Date: Thursday 4 April Location: Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed (RCE), Amersfoort 13:30 – 14:00 Otto Brinkkemper (RCE): Spatial patterns in the Dutch archaeobotanical dataset 14:00 – 14:30 Marjolein Gouw-Bouman (Utrecht University): Spatial patterns of the Dark…

Job: Research Fellow in Palaeoecology (Amazonia)

University of St Andrews School of Geography and Sustainable Development Research Fellow in Palaeoecology (Amazonia) – AR2146HM Working with: Dr. Ian Lawson and Dr. Katy Roucoux Main purpose: Based at St Andrews, the PDRA will play an important role in a NERC-funded project working…

Loughlin PhD Thesis 2018

Loughlin, N.J.D. (2017) Changing human impact on the montane forests of the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador. PhD Thesis. School of Environment, Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, The Open University. Abstract: The montane cloud forests of South America are some of the most biodiverse habitats in…

Introducing Nina Witteveen

My name is Nina Witteveen and I’m doing a research project for my master (Biological Science) with Crystal McMichael and William Gosling. I’m analyzing phytoliths to reconstruct the vegetation changes of Campo Libre (Napo, Ecuador) of the past 30,000 years. It is so exciting…

Long-Term Vegetation Dynamics in a Megadiverse Hotspot

Open access: Montoya, E., Keen, H.F., Luzuriaga, C.X. & Gosling, W.D. (2018) Long-term vegetation dynamics in a megadiverse hotspot: The Ice-Age record of a pre-montane forest of central Ecuador. Frontiers in Plant Science 9, 196. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2018.00196

Amazonian coring isn’t boring

By Seringe Huisman (MSc Biological Sciences, Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam) Hello all! You might have been wondering if I died in the middle of Amazonian nowhere, since I haven’t come back to writing a blog after we left for fieldwork in July….

Tribute to Daniel Livingstone and Paul Colinvaux

Mark Bush and I are proud to announce that a tribute to Prof. Daniel Livingston and Prof. Paul Colinvaux has recently been published in Quaternary Research. Dan and Paul were both pioneers of tropical pal(a)eoecology and both died in the spring of 2016 ….