[Biography] [KITE at York] [Publications] [Contact Info] [Twitter] Address: Geoecology, Department of Earth Science, University of Basel Klingelbergstrasse 27 4056 Basel Swizterland Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Biography: I use sediment stratigraphies to reconstruct past environmental conditions using sedimentological and palaeoecological methods. By studying the past we can start to understand how ecosystems will respond […]
On 27th to 29th Nov 2018, Rebecca Kariuki and Rob Marchant joined the Development Corridors Partnership (DCP) project in launching their project in Tanzania. The event was held at the Bahari Beach Hotel in Dar Es Salaam and involved DCP’s project partners in Kenya, Tanzania, China and the United Kingdom. Government officials from various agencies […]
The second phase of ARCC palaeo fieldwork was done at the Serengeti National Park in November 2018 and was led by Colin Courtney-Mustaphi. Other ARCC researchers who joined the fieldwork were Rob Marchant, Linus Munishi and Rebecca Kariuki. Together with the driver, Alex Moshi, ARCC researchers travelled from Arusha to Serengeti on 17th Nov 2018 […]
On 12th November 2018, Rebecca Kariuki, Linus Munishi and Colin Courtney-Mustaphi travelled to Karatu, in northern Tanzania, for a two day stakeholder’s workshop at the Karatu Lutheran and Conference Hotel. The stakeholder workshop was the first among a series of workshops that ARCC plans to run across northern Tanzania in the coming months. The workshops […]
Members of the ARCC project, including Paul Lane, Rob Marchant and Colin Courtney Mustaphi, presented work at the African Quaternary Association’s annual meeting held at the National Museum of Kenya in Nairobi (14-22 July 2018). Rob presented the current state of the PAGES supported LandCover6k working group with a focus on combining and synthesising palaeoenvironmental […]
Rob Marchant, Colin Courtney-Mustaphi and Rebecca Kariuki set out for the first ARCC project fieldwork in northern Tanzania in early July 2018. The fieldwork largely involved collecting lake sediment cores from Speke’s Bay in Lake Victoria. It also involved capturing leaf area index (LAI) images and surveying land use and livelihood patterns across northern Tanzania. […]
Originally posted: https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/557792/humans-lions/ Apr 12, 2018 | 642 videos Video by Nani Walker and Alan Toth “Lions are really causing us havoc,” laments an African pastoralist in Nani Walker and Alan Toth’s short documentary, Living with Lions. The film chronicles the conflict between lions and humans in Laikipia County, Kenya, where drought and urbanization have pushed people and wildlife into […]
ARCC project members participated in the 16th annual Savanna Science Network Meeting in Skukuza, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 4-8 March 2018, organised by SANParks and SAEON.
Nelson Mandela – African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania, hosted Dr. Claudia Capitani (University of York) who led training workshops on Participatory Scenarios for exploring potential futures for communities and stakeholders (3-11 April 2018). Participants: Claudia Capitani (Leader; University of York, UK, Joint Research Commission European Union, Italy) Francis Makari (NCAA, Tanzania) […]
The 15th Congress of PanAfrican Archaeological Association for Prehistory and Related Studies (PanAf) Rabat, Morocco, between 10-14 September, 2018 Abstracts of papers may be submitted to one of the thematic sessions proposed and accepted available on the site http://panaf18.fsoujda.org/en/accepted-sessions/ PANEL SESSION: Patterns of anthropogenic and climate-induced land cover change: Integrating archaeological, historical and palaeoenvironmental datasets […]
Originally posted by Dr. Jane Bunting (University of Hull) This group is intended to be open and to support communication, especially between isolated researchers (who might be the only ones in their group or department interested in estimating pollen productivity or in different methods of quantitative reconstruction of past environments from pollen records), so […]
The use of the term ‘overgrazing’ in literature accessible through Google Books.