Tag: Anthropocene

Columbus’ footprint in Hispaniola

Open access for 50 days with this link: https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1X6ja7tFrJFBkG Castilla-Beltrán, A., Hooghiemstra, H., Hoogland, M.L.P., Pagán-Jiménez, J., van Geel, B., Field, M.H., Prins, M., Donders, T., Malatesta, E.H., Hung, J.U., McMichael, C.H., Gosling, W.D. & Hofman, C.L. Columbus’ footprint in Hispaniola: a paleoenvironmental record of…

Recent reading

Kissling, W.D., Blach-Overgaard, A., Zwaan, R.E. & Wagner, P. (2016) Historical colonization and dispersal limitation supplement climate and topography in shaping species richness of African lizards (Reptilia: Agaminae). Scientific Reports 6, 34014. DOI: 10.1038/srep34014 Lutz, H.L., Weckstein, J.D., Patane, J.S.L., Bates, J.M. & Aleixo,…

Tropical forests in the Anthropocene

Seminar Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics University of Amsterdam Tropical forests in the Anthropocene by Prof. Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford) 16:00-17:00, 24 November 2016 Science Park, Amsterdam If you want to attend please click here for full details. ABSTRACT:

Recent reading

Bertola, L.D., Jongbloed, H., van, d.G., de Knijff, P., Yamaguchi, N., Hooghiemstra, H., Bauer, H., Henschel, P., White, P.A., Driscoll, C.A., Tende, T., Ottosson, U., Saidu, Y., Vrieling, K. & de Iongh, H.H. (2016) Phylogeographic Patterns in Africa and High Resolution Delineation of Genetic…

Holocene variability of an Amazonian hyperdominant

Bush, M.B. & McMichael, C.N.H. (2016) Holocene variability of an Amazonian hyperdominant. Journal of Ecology online. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12600

Recent reading

In the news: Jonathan Amos (2016) ‘Case is made’ for Anthropogenic Epoch. BBC News: Science & Environment. Scientific publications: Sarmiento, F.O. (2002) Anthropogenic change in the landscapes of highland Ecuador. Geographical Review 92, 213-234. doi: 10.1111/j.1931-0846.2002.tb00005.x Swindles, G.T., Lamentowicz, M., Reczuga, M. & Galloway,…

The geology of mankind

Adele Julier on: Malm, A. & Hornborg, A. (2014) The geology of mankind? A critique of the Anthropocene narrative. The Anthropocene Review, 1, 62-69. Malm and Hornborg’s paper ‘The geology of mankind? A critique of the Anthropocene narrative’ raises some important points about the…