Pavel Tarasov gives public lecture at the Institute of Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Siberian Branch)

Pavel Tarasov gave a public lecture within the framework of the BAP at the Institute of Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Siberian Branch) in the Akademgorodok of Irkutsk on March 21st, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The title of his lecture was "Environments during the spread of anatomically modern humans across Asia: What do we know and what would we like to know?" The 60 minute lecture was presented in Russian in the conference hall of the Institute of [...]

2019-05-21T11:55:08-06:00Categories: Media & Public Outreach|Tags: |

Dr. Pavel Tarasov and Dr. Christian Leipe research update from Siberia!

Exciting research update from Dr. Christian Leipe: Pavel and I are back from Siberia. It was a successful and interesting trip even with lots of snow and ice, which I haven’t seen for a long time. We would like to share some photos and information for the next newsletter. Here are the captions for the photos attached. Pavel Tarasov giving a public lecture within the framework of the BAP at the Institute of Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences [...]

2019-05-21T11:55:41-06:00Categories: News|Tags: , |

Late glacial and early Holocene environments and human occupation in Brandenburg, eastern Germany

The paper reports on the results of the pollen, plant macrofossil and geochemical analyses and the AMS 14C-based chronology of the «Rüdersdorf» outcrop situated east of Berlin in Brandenburg (Germany). The postglacial landscape changed from an open one to generally forested by ca. 14 cal. kyr BP. Woody plants (mainly birch and pine) contributed up to 85% to the pollen assemblages ca. 13.4–12.5 cal. kyr BP. The subsequent Younger Dryas (YD) interval is characterized by a decrease in [...]

2019-07-15T16:33:58-06:00Categories: Publications, Journal Articles|Tags: , , , |

Franziska Kobe’s article published in GES

More great news! The day of Franziska's Master's defense, an article written by Franziska Kobe, Martin K. Bittner, Christian Leipe, Philipp Hoelzmann, Tengwen Long, Mayke Wagner, Romy Zibulski, and Pavel E. Tarasov entitled "Late glacial and early Holocene environments and human occupation in Brandenburg, eastern Germany" appeared online in the open access scientific journal GEOGRAPHY, ENVIRONMENT, SUSTAINABILITY. This paper contributes to the project (SSHRC Partnership Grant Number 895-2018-1004) and the profile will be further investigated for better understanding the [...]

2019-03-14T11:52:12-06:00Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Dr. Mareike Schmidt’s article on Lake Kushu palaeolimnological record published in Palaeo3

Congratulations to Dr. Mareike Schmidt and co-authors for the recent publication of their paper in Palaeo3! Good news below from Dr. Pavel Tarasov about the BHAP Freie Universitaet Berlin Team! The final manuscript describing results of Mareike Schmidt’s PhD Thesis has been published in Palaeo3 by Elsevier. Title: “A multi-proxy palaeolimnological record of the last 16,600 years from coastal Lake Kushu in northern Japan” Abstract: Based on diatom, aquatic pollen and non-pollen palynomorph (NPP), lake sediment microfacies, and X-ray [...]

2019-03-14T11:53:32-06:00Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Drs. Pavel Tarasov and Stefanie Müller, co-authors of recent article in Science

Great news from Dr. Pavel Tarasov: Science magazine recently published an article entitled "Past and future global transformation of terrestrial ecosystems under climate change" (Nolan et al., Science 361, 920-923 (2018) 31 August 2018, in which two members of the BHAP team (Stefanie Müller and Pavel Tarasov) representing the FU Berlin contributed as co-authors. Abstract: Impacts of global climate change on terrestrial ecosystems are imperfectly constrained by ecosystem models and direct observations. Pervasive ecosystem transformations occurred in response to [...]

2019-03-14T11:58:01-06:00Categories: News|Tags: |

Dr. Christian Leipe article in QSR

Congratulations to Dr. Christian Leipe for the recent publication of his article in Quaternary Science Reviews! Christian says it is a part of the BAP and he would like to share this wonderful good news with all team members. Title: "Vegetation change and human impacts on Rebun Island (Northwest Pacific) over the last 6000 years." Full reference: Leipe, C., Müller, S., Hille, K., Kato, H., Kobe, F., Schmidt, M., Seyffert, K., Spengler III, R., Wagner, M., Weber, A.W., Tarasov, [...]

2019-03-14T12:02:10-06:00Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Holocene Zooarchaeology of Cis-Baikal

Archaeology in China and East Asia Volume 6 / Northern Hunter-Gatherers Research Series Volume 7 A joint project of the German Archaeological Institute and the University of Alberta, the monograph "Holocene Zooarchaeology of Cis-Baikal" was prepared by Drs. Robert Losey and Tatiana Nomokonova in cooperation twelve co-authors representing Archaeology and Geo-sciences in the BAP. We would like to thank the ACEA Series Editor Mayke Wagner, who contributed a lot of her time and energy in the final preparation [...]