Paleoecology - Prof. Dr. Willy Tinner, Prof. Dr. Oliver Heiri

Addresses ecological and climatic questions on annual to millennial time scales and uses quaternary sedimentary sequences (e.g. pollen, macrofossils, charcoal, diatoms, chironomids) and modelling approaches to study the long-term interactions among climate, the biosphere and society.

The section Paleoecology consists of two groups

Prof. Dr. Willy Tinner is head of the Terrestrial Paleoecology group
Prof. Dr. Oliver Heiri is the head of the Aquatic Paleoecology group

REM pollen
Convenor: Paleoecology Group, Institute of Plant Sciences & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern