New publication: Long-term disturbance dynamics and resilience of tropical peat swamp forests

Posted on 20th January 2015

Lydia E. S. Cole, Shonil A. Bhagwat and Katherine J. Willis (2015) Long-term disturbance dynamics and resilience of tropical peat swamp forests Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12329 Summary The coastal peat swamp forests of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, are undergoing rapid conversion, predominantly into oil palm plantations. This wetland ecosystem is assumed to have experienced insignificant […]

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New publication: Process-based assessment of an ensemble of climate projections for West Africa

Posted on 20th January 2015

Rachel James, Richard Washington and Richard Jones (2015) Process-based assessment of an ensemble of climate projections for West Africa Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres DOI: 10.1002/2014JD022513 Abstract Determining the level of confidence in regional climate model projections could be very useful for designing climate change adaptation, particularly for vulnerable regions. The majority of previous research […]

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New publication: The linkages between photosynthesis, productivity, growth and biomass in lowland Amazonian forests

Posted on 20th January 2015

Yadvinder Malhi, Christopher E. Doughty, Gregory R. Goldsmith, Daniel B. Metcalfe, Cécile A.J. Girardin, Toby R. Marthews, Jhon del Aguila-Pasquel, Luiz E.O.C. Aragão, Alejandro Araujo-Murakami, Paulo Brando, Antonio C. L.da Costa, Javier E. Silva-Espejo, Filio Farfán Amézquita, David R. Galbraith, Carlos A. Quesada, Wanderley Rocha, Norma Salinas-Revilla, Divino Silvério, Patrick Meir and Oliver L. Phillips […]

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New publication: Geographies of transport I: Reinventing a field?

Posted on 20th January 2015

Tim Schwanen (2015) Geographies of transport I: Reinventing a field? Progress in Human Geography doi:10.1177/0309132514565725 Abstract This first of three reports confirms and extends recent reflections on the diversity and vibrancy of the study of transport in geography. It identifies multiple drivers for the recent re-engagement with transport, suggesting that the way in which transport […]

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New publication: Cold extremes in North America vs. mild weather in Europe: the winter 2013/2014 in the context of a warming world

Posted on 5th January 2015

Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Rein Haarsma, Hylke de Vries and Myles R. Allen (2014) Cold extremes in North America vs. mild weather in Europe: the winter 2013/2014 in the context of a warming world Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00036.1 Abstract The winter of 2013/2014 had unusual weather in many parts of the […]

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