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The interdisciplinary ARVE team studies the interaction between soils, vegetation and the atmosphere.

Our current research focuses on how human activities have modified the terrestrial biosphere over the Holocene and how these changes in vegetation could have altered atmospheric chemistry and climate. We study human-environment interactions at large spatial and temporal scales using vegetation and carbon cycle models as well as palaeoenvironmental data.

2017-01-20 / Videos

NEW VIDEO: Maori Influences on New Zealand landscapes

Jed Kaplan talks about his work modeling the Maori influences, from their colonization, on the landscapes of New Zealand. The...
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2017-01-20 / Posters

NEW POSTER: Modeling land use

The new poster that we presented at the American Geophysical Union’s 2016 Fall Meeting highlights ARVE group research on the...
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2017-01-20 / Publications

NEW PUBLICATION: Anthropogenic Reduction of Forest Cover

Did the anthropocene begin in the depths of the Last Ice Age? Read the ARVE group’s latest publication on how...
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