One-day meeting sponsored by the QRA, QUAVER, NERC and the NHM
Wednesday 19 September 2012, 10 am – 6 pm
Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum.
Tony Stuart (Durham) – Megafaunal extinction and survival, with special reference to northern Eurasia
Adrian Lister (NHM) – Mammoth extinction, refugia, and the synergy of climate and people
John Stewart (Bournemouth) & Chris Stringer (NHM) – Range shifts and extinction of Neanderthals and other human populations in the Late Quaternary
Ian Barnes (Royal Holloway) - Applying ancient DNA to Late Quaternary extinctions
Judy Allen, Yvonne Collingham & Brian Huntley (Durham) – Modelling vegetation change and Late Quaternary extinctions
Martin Street (Neuwied) – Implications of the Western and Central European Late Upper Palaeolithic archaeological record for Late Quaternary Extinctions
Sam Turvey (ZSL) & Susanne Fritz (Frankfurt) – The ghosts of mammals past: global patterns of mammalian extinction during the Holocene
Jennifer Crees (Imperial): Large mammal extinctions in Holocene Europe: case closed?
Kenneth Rijsdijk (Amsterdam) & the Dodo Research Programme team - Climate induced mass mortality vs. human induced extinction: an interdisciplinary analysis of a dodo mass grave on Mauritius
Ben Collen, Lucie Bland & Martina Di Fonzo (ZSL) – Wildlife in a changing world: predicting how populations decline to extinction
Kate Jones (UCL) - Current and future extinctions: windows into the past
For full programme details and registration (required), please go to http://qra.org.uk/meetings/70