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…
Category: Nick Loughlin, PhD thesisTags: AD 1492, Amazon, American genocide, Andes, charcoal, cloud forest, Colonisation, Earth, eastern Andean flank, Ecaudor, Ecosystems, Environment, genocide, glacial, Huila, Inca, indiginous, Inka, interglacial, Lake Huila, macrofossils, media, montane forest, Neotropics, non pollen palynomorphs, NPPs, palaeoecology, paleoecology, PhD, pollen, pre-Columbian, sediment, shifted ecological baselines, The Open University, Thesis
Yoshi Maezumi is a new Marie Curie Fellow that will be joining UvA to study paleofire in Amazon Rainforest Ecotones.
Mark Bush and I are proud to announce that a tribute to Prof. Daniel Livingston and Prof. Paul Colinvaux has recently been published in Quaternary Research. Dan and Paul were both pioneers of tropical pal(a)eoecology and both died in the spring of 2016 ….
Category: Journal articles, News, Publications, William GoslingTags: Africa, African humid period, Amazon, Andean, Andean flank, Andes, Brazil, Cameroon, central Africa, Daniel Livingstone, Derek Booth, diatoms, East Africa, extinction, forest, fragmentation, fungal, glacial, Holocene, Humans, Ice Age, igapo, Lake Edward, Lake Ejagham, Mark Bush, megafauna, montane forest, Neotropics, non pollen palynomorphs, NPP, NPPs, palaeoecology, Palaeotropics, paleoecology, Paul Colinvaux, pollen, Quaternary Research, Rio Negro, South America, Special Issue, tribute, tropics, Zambia
Open acess, online: Loughlin, N.J.D., Gosling, W.D. & Montoya, E. (2017) Identifying environmental drivers of fungal non-pollen palynomorphs in the montane forest of the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador. Quaternary Research. DOI: 10.1017/qua.2017.73
Open acess, online: Loughlin, N.J.D., Gosling, W.D., Coe, A.L., Gulliver, P., Mothes, P. & Montoya, E. (2017) Landscape-scale drivers of glacial ecosystem change in the montane forests of the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.10.011
Online, open access: Gosling, W.D., Julier, A.C.M., Adu-Bredu, S., Djagbletey, G.D., Fraser, W.T., Jardine, P.E., Lomax, B.H., Malhi, Y., Manu, E.A., Mayle, F.E. & Moore, S. (2017) Pollen-vegetation richness and diversity relationships in the tropics. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. DOI: 10.1007/s00334-017-0642-y
Netherlands Annual Ecology Meeting (NAEM) 2016 9 February 2016 Conference Centre “De Werelt”, Lunteren The annual Dutch ecology conference is being held over two days at the in “remote” Lunteren and I am pleased to be able to attend all of the conference this year….
Category: Meeting, Reports, William GoslingTags: 150 years, Bart Knols, biodiversity, cascade effects, Dries Kuijper, ecology, ecosystem, Europe, fear, forest, Haeckel, immunology, Irene Tieleman, Masha van der Sande, Neotropics, parasitism, Peter Hudson, regrowth, scale, science communication, traits, tropcial, Ungulates, wolf, wolves
Bakker, E.S., Gill, J.L., Johnson, C.N., Vera, F.W.M., Sandom, C.J., Asner, G.P. & Svenning, J. (2015) Combining paleo-data and modern exclosure experiments to assess the impact of megafauna extinctions on woody vegetation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1502545112 Bakker, E.S., Pagès, J.F., Arthur,…
Category: Reading, William GoslingTags: archaeology, biogeography, canids, Chile, Climate change, exclosure, extinction, freshwater ecosystems, functional diversity, geographical ecology, Humans, Landscape History, megafauna, Monte Verde, Neotropics, palaeoclimate, Palma, Quaternary climate oscillations, South America
Journal articles Clement, C.R., Denevan, W.M., Heckenberger, M.J., Junqueira, A.B., Neves, E.G., Teixeira, W.G. & Woods, W.I. (2015) The domestication of Amazonia before European conquest. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 282. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0813 Oliver, T.H., Heard, M.S., Isaac, N.J.B., Roy, D.B., Procter,…
Category: Reading, William GoslingTags: 1492, Andean flank, arboriculture, archaeology, biodiversity, BSc, De Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam, ecosystem, Ecuador, European conquest, function, Ghana, Kintampo, Landscape History, Neotropics, Oil palm, Oliver Rackham, palaeoecology, Pleistocene, pollen representivity, pollination, Quaternary, resilience, subsistence farming, Tropical Ecology, University of Amsterdam, UvA, western Amazonia
Whilst conducting her PhD research Hayley Keen helped produced two of short films about her research project Past environmental change on the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador: on her field work, which was the winning entry into the American Geophysical Union (AGU) student video competition in 2014, and…
Category: Hayley Keen, Online resources, William GoslingTags: 2014, AGU, Amazon, American Geophysical Union, Andes, biodiversity, charcoal, competition, Ecuador, field work, fossil record, macro-fossils, Mera, Neotropics, OU, palaeoecology, PhD, pollen, Rio Tigre, student, The Open University, video