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EXTINCTION – THE QUATERNARY PERSPECTIVE

Posted by John Jackson on Aug 2, 2012 3:53:06 PM

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. 

 

Confirmed speakers:

 

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

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