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A glimpse of the EGU General Assembly 2016   The term Anthropocene is more widely used and is on the edge of becoming a fixed term in the Geosciences. So that at this year’s EGU a full session on the topic was hosted (for details see http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2016/session/21943). The anthropogenic influence on the earth’s system is

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It is becoming increasingly apparent that a thorough understanding of present-day tropical ecosystems requires a longer-term perspective. For example, the mechanisms responsible for current trajectories of change in forest community composition; the geographical variation of biodiversity; the process of plant community assembly; and the extent of early anthropogenic impacts in the tropics, are all topics

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Navigating the world of professional research networks/platforms can be overwhelming – after all there are so many out there, from discipline specific to those which are pushing international research agendas. INQUA is one of these international research platforms, and for this blog post I wanted to introduce a couple more of these (of which I

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Recent advances in palaeoecological research on Lateglacial and early Holocene climate and environmental change have had important impacts on the way that archaeologists consider human-environment interaction during the Final Palaeolithic and Mesolithic periods. These advances have broadened the number of different climate and environmental changes that foraging societies would have had to contend with during

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