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Dr Nicholas Loughlin

Research Fellow

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

 Nicholas Loughlin

Despite starting in geology, then moving into palaeontology and finally palaeoecology my interest has always been in using evidence to reconstruct the past. Initially using trace fossils to understand the marine environmental conditions of 550 million year old sedimentary rocks from Wales, I now reconstruct how tropical forests have responded to changing climate and human impact over the last 11,700 years.



Geology PhD June 30 2017

Key Publications

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  • Ecological consequences of post-Columbian indigenous depopulation in the Andean–Amazonian corridor, Loughlin, N., Gosling, W., Mothes, P., Montoya, E. 1 Aug 2018, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution
  • Identifying environmental drivers of fungal non-pollen palynomorphs in the montane forest of the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador, Loughlin, N., Gosling, W., Montoya, E. 1 Jan 2018, In: Quaternary Research
  • Landscape-scale drivers of glacial ecosystem change in the montane forests of the eastern Andean flank, Ecuador, Loughlin, N., Gosling, W., Coe, A., Gulliver, P., Mothes, P., Montoya, E. 1 Jan 2018, In: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology


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