Tag: IBED

Introducing Yoshi Maezumi

Yoshi Maezumi is a new Marie Curie Fellow that will be joining UvA to study paleofire in Amazon Rainforest Ecotones.

Amazonian coring isn’t boring

By Seringe Huisman (MSc Biological Sciences, Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam) Hello all! You might have been wondering if I died in the middle of Amazonian nowhere, since I haven’t come back to writing a blog after we left for fieldwork in July….

Off to the tropics!!

On Jan 1, 2018 I (Crystal McMichael) get to ring in the New Year in the best way possible by heading off to the tropics to do fieldwork! And this time I get to take two students with me. Britte Heijink and Veerle Vink…

Job: Post-doctoral researcher in Global Ecology

Job: Post-doctoral researcher Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystems Dyanamics, University of Amsterdam Duration: 3 years Deadline for applications: 10 December 2017 Focus on Global Ecology, including: global biodiversity patterns and ecosystem functioning, human impacts on biodiversity, biogeography of species interactions, and/or global changes…

Environments Through Time – weeks 2 & 3

The second and third weeks of the Environments Through Time course at the University of Amsterdam has focused on obtaining practical experience of developing chronologies, analyzing multi-variate data-sets, and conducting time series analysis. The focus of the course has been on Quaternary environmental change,…

Environments Through Time – week 1

The first, ever, week of the Environments Through Time course at the University of Amsterdam has just finished. The course sits within the MSc Biological Sciences (Ecology & Evolution) and MSc Earth Sciences (Geo-ecosystem Dynamics) but is also avaliable to other masters students. In…

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),…

Field work in Ecuador

Insights into recent field work in Ecuador by a team lead by Crystal McMichael can be found in a recent blog from our collaborators at the Instituto Geofisico, Escuela Politecnica Nacional, Quito (Ecuador). Trabajo colaborativo entre Volcanólogos y Palenólogos potenciará el conocimiento sobre el…

Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics 2016

A year in the life of IBED… spot the palaeoecologists 🙂

MSc Biological Sciences University of Amsterdam

The MSc Biological Sciences at the University of Amsterdam is open to international students (taught in English) and offers four ‘tracks’ so you can specialize to your particular interest: Ecology & Evolution General Biology Green Life Sciences Freshwater & Marine Biology In addition as…

Job: Full Professor Earth Surface Science

Job: Full Professor Earth Surface Science Location: Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam Closing data: 04/01/2017 The Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) at the University of Amsterdam currently has a vacancy for a Full Professor in Earth Surface Science….

Tropical forests in the Anthropocene

Seminar Institute for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Dynamics University of Amsterdam Tropical forests in the Anthropocene by Prof. Yadvinder Malhi (University of Oxford) 16:00-17:00, 24 November 2016 Science Park, Amsterdam If you want to attend please click here for full details. ABSTRACT: