PCRG PhD studentship opportunity

December 16, 2013

Funded PhD studentship opportunity, October 2014 start
Department of Environment, Earth & Ecosystems, The Open Univeristy
Central England NERC Training Alliance (CENTA)
Closing date for applicationsĀ : 31/01/2014

Past tropical vegetation stability: forest-savannah dynamics in tropical West Africa

William D. Gosling & Phil Jardine

  • Maintain a modern pollen monitoring network in lowland tropical West Africa
  • Reconstruct past vegetation change from fossil pollen records
  • Identify signature of approaching tipping points
  • Field work in tropical Africa (Ghana)

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PCRG publications 2010

February 15, 2013



Bush, M.B., Hanselman, J.A. & Gosling, W.D. (2010) Non-linear climate change and Andean feedbacks: An imminent turning point? Global Change Biology, 16, 3223-3232

Gosling, W.D. (2010) Evolutions Atlas. Fragile web: What’s next for nature (ed. by J.A. Slivertown). Natural History Museum & University of Chicago Press, London.

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