School of Geography - Research Publications
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Prehistoric plant use and highland vegetation change in the Pasinler Valley, Eastern Anatolia
This paper combines new archaeobotanical and palynological data from the highlands of Eastern Anatolia to explore prehistoric use of wild plants around the key archaeological site of Sos Höyük and to chart the vegetation ...
Are incentive programs working? Landowner attitudes to ecological restoration of agricultural landscapes
(ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2013-09-30)
Private property accounts for much of the planet's arable land, and most of this has been cleared for agricultural production. Agricultural areas retain only fragments of their original vegetation and this has been detrimental ...
Western Pacific hydroclimate linked to global climate variability over the past two millennia
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2016-06-01)
Interdecadal modes of tropical Pacific ocean-atmosphere circulation have a strong influence on global temperature, yet the extent to which these phenomena influence global climate on multicentury timescales is still poorly ...
Affirmative and engaged political ecology: practical applications and participatory development actions
(Pohjois-Suomen Maantieteellinen Seura ry, 2019)
Academic critique drives most political ecology scholarship. An engaged and affirmative political ecology, however, is practiced in scholarly, everyday and activist communities. Many academic political ecologists, including ...
The influence of Antarctic subglacial volcanism on the global iron cycle during the Last Glacial Maximum
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2017-06-09)
Marine sediment records suggest that episodes of major atmospheric CO2 drawdown during the last glacial period were linked to iron (Fe) fertilization of subantarctic surface waters. The principal source of this Fe is thought ...
Aquatic versus Terrestrial Insects: Real or Presumed Differences in Population Dynamics?
The study of insect populations is dominated by research on terrestrial insects. Are aquatic insect populations different or are they just presumed to be different? We explore the evidence across several topics. (1) ...
The impact of swidden decline on livelihoods and ecosystem services in Southeast Asia: A review of the evidence from 1990 to 2015
© 2016 The Author(s)Global economic change and policy interventions are driving transitions from long-fallow swidden (LFS) systems to alternative land uses in Southeast Asia’s uplands. This study presents a systematic ...
Enhanced climate instability in the North Atlantic and southern Europe during the Last Interglacial
(NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP, 2018-10-12)
Considerable ambiguity remains over the extent and nature of millennial/centennial-scale climate instability during the Last Interglacial (LIG). Here we analyse marine and terrestrial proxies from a deep-sea sediment ...