Tag: Ecosystems

Indicators for assessing tropical alpine rehabilitation practices

Open access: Duchicela, S.A., Cuesta, F., Pinto, E., Gosling, W.D. & Young, K.R. (2019) Indicators for assessing tropical alpine rehabilitation practices. Ecosphere 10, e02595. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.2595

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…

Keen PhD Thesis 2015

Keen, H.F. (2015) Past environmental change on the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador. PhD Thesis, Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems, The Open University. Abstract The eastern Andean flank of Ecuador (EAF) contains some of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystems. Andean montane forests are threatened…

Tropical Ecology meeting

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! Click here to sign up. British Ecological Society Tropical Ecology Special Interest Group 8th Early Career Researcher Meeting 3-4 September 2015 University of Stirling

Valencia PhD thesis 2014

Valencia Castillo, B.G. (2014) From glacial to modern conditions: Vegetation and climate change under human influence in the Central Andes. PhD Thesis, Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems, The Open University. Abstract Conservation, restoration and management strategies are employed to maintain Earth’s biological diversity and…

BES Tropical Ecology Meeting

The 7th Early Career Research meeting 2014 The University of York, August 14th and 15th 2014 Tropical ecosystems – from process to policy Keynote speakers: Professor Jane Hill Professor Jon Lovett After six successful meetings, the legendary BES-TEG Early Career Research Meeting returns. Day…

New job: Paleo & Landscape Ecology

I am delighted to announce that later this year I will be moving to the Institute of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. I will be taking up an Associate Professor position as head of the Paleo & Landscape Ecology group. I…

Introduction to Ecosystems MOOC

NEW from the Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems at The Open University a Massive Open Online Course: Introduction to Ecosystems  Starts 18-Nov-13 Runs for 8wks and needs 3hrs per week Completely free and needs no prior knowledge. Course description: “Ecosystems is about the relationships…

Funded PhD studentship: Tropical vegetation, environment and climate

Fully funded NERC PhD studentship tied to 500,000 years of solar irradiance, climate and vegetation changes project. To start October 2013 now avaliable with the Palaeoenvironmental Change Research Group. Title: Tropical vegetation, environment and climate: The present is the key to the past Supervisors: William D. Gosling (The…