Tag: Steve Brooks

Dead heads

12th International Workshop on Subfossils Chironomids 10-13th June, New Forest, UK Last month Frazer and Encarni attended the 3-days “dead heads” workshop that was held at the Beaulieu Hotel , in the New Forest National Park (UK). It was perfectly organised by Pete Langdon…

PCRG March

Quick and belated update on activity in March! Not sure where the time is going at the moment… Early in the month we were delighted to welcome Prof. Jonathan Holmes and Rachel Gill from UCL who came to¬†use our core splitter to open new…

PCRG July

I have been really excited with the increase in the number of posts and various contributions to this blog over the last month or so. So thanks to everyone who has contributed. The excellent content allows me to focus on just a few¬†research and…

NERC Fellowship success

I am delighted to report that Dr Encarnacion Montoya Romo (currently of the Botanical Institute of Barcelona) has been awarded a NERC Fellowship to join the PCRG. The project is entitled “Evaluation of tropical forests sensitivity to past climate change” (FORSENS) and will examine…

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…