Tag: GIS

Job: Post-doctoral researcher in Palaeoecology

Job: Post-doctoral researcher in Neotropical Palaeoecology Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam Duration: 3 years Deadline for applications: 15 January 2018 We are seeking to recruit a Neotropical palaeoecologist to join the recently funded “The past peoples of Amazonia: Assessing…

UvA Open day – 3D visualization of the ice ages in the Andes

Researchers in the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) at the University of Amsterdam have been studying the páramos and Andean ecosystems for over 50 years. These highly diverse ecosystems are currently restricted to mountain-tops (resembling an archipelago of islands in the sky),…

Success for BSc project students

This year 15 (fifteen!) bachelors students completed their research projects in palaeoecology based within the Department of Ecosystem & Landscape Dynamics at the University of Amsterdam. The students had a variety of backgrounds with the majority coming from the BSc Biology and the BSc…

Connectivity dynamics since the last glacial maximum in the northern Andes: a pollen-driven framework to assess potential migration

Flantua, S.G.A., Hooghiemstra, H., Van Boxel, J.H., Cabrera, M., Gonzlez-Carranze, Z., Gonzlez-Arrango, C. (2014) Connectivity dynamics since the last glacial maximum in the northern Andes: a pollen-driven framework to assess potential migration. Monographs Systematic Botany Missouri Botanical Garden, 128: 98-123. In: Stevens, W.D., Montiel,…

American tour: Biogeography meeting & Ecuador field work

PCRG COMPLETE AGAIN I am glad to say that after almost two months out of the office running around with 8 bags of equipment, Frazer and I have finished our tour of the Americas. As the work has been so diverse, we would like…

PCRG October

The back end of September and October has been very busy as I have tried to catch up with the teaching, administration and research activity which somewhat accumulated whilst on field work! Major tasks have been: 1) the marking and coordination for level 3 Geological Record of Environmental Change…