Author: Boris Vannière

“Disturbances” session at 5th OSM PAGES – Zaragoza May 2017

PAGES and the local organizing committee, Quaternary Terrestrial Environments group (Pyrenean Institute of Ecology-CSIC), welcome you to Spain at The 5th PAGES Open Science Meeting (OSM)  to be held in Zaragoza from 9-13 May 2017. The GPWG invites you to submit

Fire in the Earth System: Bridging Data and Modeling Research

The report of the last GPWG workshop is online now in published form and will be in the June issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Central and Eastern Europe Paleofire Workshop

5-8th December 2016 – Frankfurt am Main, Germany Natural and human-driven fire regime and early land-cover changes in Central and Eastern Europe Coordinators: Angelica Feurdean and Boris Vannière     Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce an open call for letters

PhD opportunity, Besancon, France

The University of Bourgogne Franche-Comté (Eastern France) and the Chrono-environnement lab., in collaboration with the École Pratique des Hautes Études and l’Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution de Montpellier (Southern France), are seeking a highly motivated PhD candidate to conduct a

Fire history Baselines by biome

September 25 – 29, 2016 (near Bordeaux, France) We are pleased to announce an open call for letters of interest to participate in a workshop on “Fire history baselines by biome. All research scientists with an interest in paleofire and/or

7000-year human legacy of elevation-dependent European fire regimes

Highlights: • 18 southern European charcoal records document 16,000 years of fire regime changes. • Since the Neolithic, land uses have artificially maintained high fire frequencies. • Human-induced decreases in forest cover led to a reduction in the biomass burned.