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Biodiversity of the “Lost World” – Table of Contents

The book “Biodiversity of Pantepui: the pristine ‘Lost World’ of the Neotropics”, edited by Valentí Rull (Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera, Barcelona), Teresa Vegas-Vilarrúbia (University of Barcelona), Otto Huber (Museum of Nature South Tyrol) and Celsa Señaris (Venezuelan Institute

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‘Quaternary’ is open for submissions

Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce the launching of a new open-access journal called “Quaternary” covering all aspects of Quaternary science. “Quaternary” aims to be a high-quality, multidisciplinary and influential journal in the field, for which we have assembled

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Video on the paleoecological study of a Pyrenean lake with annually-laminated sediments covering the last millennia

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The inaugural editorial of the new journal ‘Quaternary’ has been published

In a former post, I introduced the new open-access journal named Quaternary, of which I am the Editor-in-Chief. Now I am glad to announce the publication of the first paper of the journal, which is the inaugural editorial. In this

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A new open-access journal on Quaternary science

Valentí Rull has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the new open-access journal called Quaternary published by MDPI publishers based on Basel (Switzerland). MDPI publishes ca. 180 open-access journals, a number of which are listed in the WOS Journal Citation Reports with

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New Springer book on neotropical diversification

The book proposal on neotropical diversification edited by V. Rull and A. Carnaval has been approved by Springer. The book will gather as many geographical settings, organism groups (including some rarely addressed in this context) and points of view as

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Próxima presentación de libro de divulgación sobre Isla de Pascua

El libro de divulgación titulado: ‘La Isla de Pascua. Una visión científica‘ (Editorial CSIC-La Catarata), escrito por el Dr. Valentí Rull, investigador del Institut de Ciències de la Terra Jaume Almera (CSIC), será presentado el martes 18 de Abril, a

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Postgraduate course on Paleoecology

The next edition of the CSIC postgraduate course on Paleoecology is coming! The course will be held at the Institute of Earth Sciences Jaume Almera (ICTJA-CSIC) between May and June 2017 and is intended for graduate students of a variety

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The Azores Islands were populated a century and a half before their official colonization

In our latest paper published in Quaternary Science Reviews, we provide sound evidence for agriculture and livestock farming in the São Miguel Island by 1290, about a century and a half prior to its official settlement. The most accepted date

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New popular book on Easter Island

In December 2016, I published a popular book on the misterious Easter Island (Rapa Nui) and its emblematic giant stone statues (moais). The aim of this book is to inform the society about the latest results of scientific research on the socio-cultural

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