Tag: palaeotemperatures

Inferring late-Holocene climate in the Ecuadorian Andes using a chironomid-based temperature inference model

Matthews-Bird, F., Brooks, S.J., Holden, P.B., Montoya, E. & Gosling, W.D. (2016) Inferring late-Holocene climate in the Ecuadorian Andes using a chironomid-based temperature inference model. Climate of the Past 12, 1263-1280. DOI: 10.5194/cp-12-1263-2016

The Mighty Midge

CHIRONOMIDAE AS A PALAEO-ECOLOGICAL TOOL Chironomidae is a family of two-winged flies more commonly referred to as non biting midges. This diverse group of insects have been known for a long time to be sensitive environmental indicators. Early research in the field showed that…