19 (2): Integrative Paleoscience for Sustainable Management

Eds: Dearing J, Dotterweich M, Foster T, Newman L & von Gunten L

PAGES news, vol. 19(2), 41-92, 2011


This newsletter focuses on the important perspectives offered by paleoenvironmental records in ascertaining the complexity of modern landscape management decisions. It also provides information on recently held meetings and upcoming events.

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Individual Newsletter Articles


 > Front Cover
 > Inside PAGES [p.42]


 > Integrative Paleoscience for Sustainable Management [p.43]
J. Dearing, M. Dotterweich and T. Foster

Workshop Report

 > Regional integration of past records for management of modern resources [p.44]

Science Highlights

 > Conservation and habitat restoration of moorland and bog in the UK uplands [p.45-47]
F.M. Chambers and J.R.G. Daniell

 > Spatial and temporal controls on hydro-geomorphic processes in the French Prealps [p.47-49]
D.S. Crook, R.C. Chiverrell, J.A. Dearing, R.T. Jones and K.E. Welsh

 > Past land use and soil erosion processes in central Europe [p.49-51]
M. Dotterweich and S. Dreibrodt

 > Long-term perspectives on an iconic landscape: Origins and future trajectories of the “Ancient and Ornamental Woodland”, New Forest, UK [p.51-53]
M. Edwards and M.J. Grant

 > Grazing activities and biodiversity history in the Pyrenees: New insights on high altitude ecosystems in the framework of a Human-Environment Observatory [p.53-55]
D. Galop, T. Houet, F. Mazier, G. Leroux and D. Rius

 > Managing biodiversity using long-term regional data in the southeastern United States [p.56-57]
T. Foster

 > Assessing environmental response and recovery of a Great Lakes watershed using a multiproxy paleolimnological approach [p.58-60]
C.E. McLean, D.T. Long and B. Pijanowski

 > Landslides in São Paulo, Brazil: An integrated historical perspective [p.60-62]
L.H. Nunes

 > Regional wetland response typology: Murray-Darling Basin, Australia [p.62-64]
M. Reid and P. Gell

Open Science Highlights

 > Evidence for bias in C/N, δ13C and δ15N values of aquatic and terrestrial organic materials due to acid pre-treatment methods [p.65-67]
C.R. Brodie

 > Extending glacier monitoring into the Little Ice Age and beyond [p.67-69]
M. Zemp, H.J. Zumbühl, S.U. Nussbaumer, M.H. Masiokas, L.E. Espizua and P. Pitte

 > Proximal trigger for late glacial Antarctic circulation and CO2 changes [p.70-71]
T.J. Crowley

Program News

 > Paleoclimate Reconstruction Challenge: Available for participation [p.71-72]

Workshop Reports

 > Arctic2k: Synthesizing paleoclimate data to assess Arctic climate change [p.73]
 > 2nd Australasia2k Network workshop: Data synthesis and research planning [p.74-75]
 > The first Euro-Med2k regional workshop: Review of current knowledge, available data and plans for multproxy integration [p.75-76]
 > Advancing North American climate field reconstructions: Data sources, methods development and comparisons [p.76-77]
 > 2nd International Symposium "Reconstructing climate variations in South America and the Antarctic Peninsula over the last 2000 years" [p.77-78]
 > Bayesian hierarchical models for climate field reconstruction [p.78-79]
 > Synthesis of transient climate evolution of the last 21 ka (SynTRaCE-21) workshop [p.79-80]
 > The 3rd PAGES Past Interglacials workshop [p.80-81]
 > Reconstruction of Holocene environmental conditions along a W-E transect through northern Poland [p.82-83]
 > PMIP3 workshop [p.83-84]
 > The 3rd Eastern Africa Quaternary Research Association workshop [p.84-85]
 > Multidecadal and centennial ENSO variability [p.85-86]
 > Linking monsoon systems across timescales [p.86-87]
 > Relative sea level, ice sheets and isostasy past, present and future: Understanding the implications for human populations [p.87-88]
 > Learning from other communities: Towards more robust varve chronologies [p.88-89]
 > Land-cover reconstructions in the monsoon affected tropical world: Pollen modeling approach and data synthesis [p.89-90]
 > 2010 international workshop on XRF core scanning [p.90-91]


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