Tag: Environment

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…

JOB: PhD candidate in Palaeoecology & Landscape Ecology

Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics Faculty of Science University of Amsterdam Characterization of Neotropical ecosystems by their modern pollen spectra and organic chemical composition Develop skills in pollen identification, pollen chemical characterization, and the analysis of organic biomarkers. Examine ecological variation across an…

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…

INQUA 2015: Climate change in the tropical South Pacific during the Late Quaternary

  Posted on behalf of Prof. David Sear (University of Southampton) The next INQUA Congress will be held in Nagoya (Japan) on July 27 – August 2, 2015 This is a call for contributions to session P05 on ‘Climate change in the tropical South…

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…