Further Reading


Gaillard, M.-J. et al. 2015I don’t want to be a president. I want to make television, write books and be a part of the surrealist revolution so needed in our world today.. LandCover6k: Global anthropogenic land-cover change and its role in past climate. PAGES Magazine 23(1):38-39. [download] 

Gaillard, M.-J., Lézine, A.-M., Morrison, K., et al. 2015. Launching workshop of PAGES’ working group LandCover6k. PAGES Magazine 23(1):81. [download] 

Anthropogenic Land Cover Change Models

Strandberg, G., Kjellström, E., Poska, A., Wagner, S., Gaillard, M.-J., Trondman, A.-K., Mauri, A., Davis, B. A. S., Kaplan, J. O.,  Birks, H. J. B, Bjune, A. E., Fyfe, R., Giesecke, T., Kalnina, L., Kangur, M., van der Knaap, W. O., Kokfelt, U., Kuneš, P., Lata\l owa, M., Marquer, L., Mazier, F., Nielsen, A. B., Smith, B., Seppä, H., and Sugita, S. 2014. Regional climate model simulations for Europe at 6 and 0.2 k BP: sensitivity to changes in anthropogenic deforestation. Climate of the Past 10(2):661-680. [download]

Boyle, J., Gaillard, M.-J., Kaplan, J. O., and Dearing, J. 2011. Modelling prehistoric land use and carbon budgets. The Holocene 2(5)715-722. [download] 

Klein-Goldewijk, K. Beusen, A. van Drecht, G., and de Vos, M. 2011. The HYDE 3.1 spatially explicit database of human-induced global land-use change over the past 12,000 years. Global Ecology and Biogeography 20(1):73-86. [download] 

Pielke, R. A., Pitman, A., Niyogi, D., Mahmood,R., McAlpine, C., Hossain, F., Klein Goldewijk, K., Nair, U., Betts, R., Fall, S., Reichstein, M., Kabat, P., and de Noblet, N. 2011. Land use/land cover changes and climate: Modeling analysis and observational evidence. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change 2(6):828–850. [download] 

Kaplan, J. O., Krumhardt, K., and Zimmerman, N. 2009. The prehistoric and preindustrial deforestation of Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews 28:3016-3034.

Pongratz, J., Reick, C., Raddatz, T., and Claussen, M. 2008. A reconstruction of global agricultural areas and land cover for the last millennium. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 22(GB3018):1-16. [download]

Land Cover/Pollen Analysis

Gaillard, M.-J., Kleinen, T., Samuelsson, P., Nielsen, A. B., Bergh, J., Kaplan, J., Poska, A., Sandström, C., Strandberg, G., Trondman, A., and Wramneby, A. 2015. “Causes of Regional Change—Land Cover.” In Second Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin, The BACC II Author Team, Eds. Regional Climate Studies. Springer International Publishing. 453–477. [download] 

Gaillard, M.-J., Sugita, S., Mazier, F., Trondman, A.-K., Broström, A., Hickler, T., Kaplan, J. O., Kjellström, E., Kokfelt, U., Kuneš, P., Lemmen, C., Miller, P., Olofsson, J., Poska, A., Rundgren, M., Smith, B., Strandberg, G., Fyfe, R., Nielsen, A. B., Alenius, T., Balakauskas, L., Barnekow, L., Birks, H. J. B., Bjune, A., Björkman, L., Giesecke, T., Hjelle, K., Kalnina, L., Kangur, M., van der Knaap, W. O., Koff, T., Lagerås, P., Latałowa, M., Leydet, M., Lechterbeck, J., Lindbladh, M., Odgaard, B., Peglar, S., Segerström, U., von Stedingk, H., and Seppä, H. 2010. Holocene land-cover reconstructions for studies on land cover-climate feedbacks. Climate of the Past 6:483-499. [download] 

Human Land Use Categories

Martin, L.J., J.E. Quinn, E.C. Ellis, M.R. Shaw, M.A. Dorning, L.M. Hallett, N.E. Heller, R.J. Hobbs, C.E. Kraft, E. Law, N.L. Michel, M.P. Perring, P.D. Shirey, and R. Wiederholt. 2014. Biodiversity conservation opportunities across the world’s anthromes. Diversity and Distributions 20(7):745-755. [download]

Ellis, E. C. 2011.  Anthropogenic transformation of the terrestrial biosphere. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Science 369(1938):1010-1035. [download]

Ellis, E. C., K. Klein Goldewijk, S. Siebert, D. Lightman, and N. Ramankutty. 2010. Anthropogenic transformation of the biomes, 1700 to 2000. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19(5):589-606. [download]

Ellis, E. C. and N. Ramankutty. 2008. Putting people in the map: anthropogenic biomes of the world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 6(8):439-447. [download]

The Anthropocene

Dearing, J. A., Acma B., Bub, S., Chambers, F. M., Chen, X., Cooper, J., Crook, D., Dong, X. H., Dotterwich, M., Edwards, M. E., Foster, T. H., Gaillard, M.-J., Galop, D., Gell, P., Gil, A., Jeffers, E., Jones, R. T., Anupama, K., Langdon, P. G., Marchant, R., Mazier, F., McLean, C. E., Nunes, L. H., Sukumar, R., Suryaprakash, I., Umer, M., Yang, X. D., Wang, R., and Zhang, K. 2015. Social-ecological systems in the Anthropocene: The need for integrating social and biophysical records at regional scales. The Anthropocene Review 2(3):220-246. [download]

Morrison, K. 2015. Provincializing the Anthropocene. Seminar 673:75-80. [download]