Tag: Columbus

Detecting the European arrival in the Caribbean

The second of our discussion papers for the “Amsterdam Palaeoecology Club”: Detecting the European arrival in the Caribbean By Mick Bönnen (currently studying for MSc Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolution track at the University of Amsterdam) The paper we discussed was “Columbus’ footprint in…

Columbus’ environmental impact in the New World: Land use change in the Yaque River valley, Dominican Republic

Open access: Hooghiemstra, H., Olijhoek, T., Hoogland, M., Prins, M., van Geel, B., Donders, T., Gosling, W.D. & Hofman, C. (2018) Columbus’ environmental impact in the New World: Land use change in the Yaque River valley, Dominican Republic. The Holocene. Online DOI: 10.1177/0959683618788732

Palynologische Kring meeting May 2018

Palynologische Kring meeting Date: 31/05/2018 Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam Organizer: Carina Hoorn Program

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…

Environmental change in the Yaque river area, northwestern Dominican Republic

Research Group of Palaeoecology & Landscape Ecology seminar by  Thomas Olijhoek (MSc student at Utrecht University) Title: Environmental change in the Yaque river area, northwestern Dominican Republic: Human impact before and after Columbus’ arrival in the New World Date: Wednesday 26 October, 11:00-12:00 Location: Science…

Recent reading

Newspaper articles: Exclusive: Found after 500 years, the wreck of Christopher Columbus’s flagship the Santa Maria by David Keys, The Independent. Scientific articles: Cole, L.E.S., Bhagwat, S.A. & Willis, K.J. (2014) Recovery and resilience of tropical forests after disturbance. Nat Commun, 5, Article number…