Tag: Erazo

Sediment coring in Lake Erazo

Originally posted on Palaeoenvironment:
Sediment coring on Lake Erazo. Photo by Valerie van den Bos (who spent the flight over reading a book on how to take the perfect photo) By Alexandra Lee and Nick Primmer To study the palaeo-environmental record of the Andean…

Cardenas PhD thesis 2011

Cárdenas, M.L. (2011) The response of western Amazonian vegetation to fire and climate change: A palaeoecological study. PhD Thesis, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, The Open University. Abstract: Amazonia is one of the most biodiverse regions of the world, a reputation largely earned by…

Fieldwork in Ecuador 2013

Three members of the PCRG (William Gosling, Encarni Montoya and Nick Loughlin) visited Ecuador (November-December 2013) to develop collaborations with Ecuadorian institutions, recover more lake sediments, and find new potential sites for projects. Below are some photos from: Lake Pindo,  Lake Huila, and Lake Erazo. Full…

Forests of the tropical eastern Andean flank during the middle Pleistocene: An insight of how highly biodiverse forests lived without us

Who would have thought that building a road in Andes would have allowed us to gain new and unique insight of pristine western- Amazonian forests? (I would have thought completely the opposite). Initially Patricia Mothes, chief of the volcanologist section of the Intituto de…

PCRG publications 2011

Open access versions of some papers avaliable via Open Research Online: Bush, M.B., Flenley, J.R. & Gosling, W.D. (2011) Tropical rainforest responses to climatic change, 2nd edn. Springer/Praxis, Chichester. Bush, M.B., Gosling, W.D. & Colinvaux, P.A. (2011) Climate and vegetation change in the lowlands…