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 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 ...
Health equity and migrants in the Greater Mekong Subregion
(TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD, 2017-01-01)
BACKGROUND: Migrant health is receiving increasing international attention, reflecting recognition of the health inequities experienced among many migrant populations and the need for health systems to adapt to diverse ...
Humans take control of fire-driven diversity changes in Mediterranean Iberia's vegetation during the mid-late Holocene
(SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2019-05-01)
Fire regime changes are considered a major threat to future biodiversity in the Mediterranean Basin. Such predictions remain uncertain, given that fire regime changes and their ecological impacts occur over timescales that ...