Tag: Quaternary

Vegetation History & Archaeobotany

I am delighted to report that I have recently been appointed as an Associate Editor for the journal Vegetation History & Archaeobotany (VHA). The journals scope is global and covers Quaternary environmental and climatic change, with a specific focus on the Holocene and pre-historic…

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….

Full or Associate Professor in Earth and Climate at VU Amsterdam

I would like to publicize the current vacancy for a Full or Associate Professor within the “Earth & Climate” cluster at the VU Amsterdam. Having worked in Amsterdam now for just over two years I really enjoy living in the Netherlands, and find the…

Commemorating the life of Herb Wright

Last year the pioneering and influential Quaternary scientist Herb Wright sadly passed away. His friends and colleagues have complied an ebook about his life and legacy, including publications, poems and field stories. Click on the link to read: “Sedimental Journeys – The Life and…

Lake sediment coring equipment demonstration

How to assemble a coring equipment to collect lake deposits A new video from Boromir Bogumil on the operation of a Geo-core piston corer:    

Recent reading

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,…