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Núria Cañellas Boltà

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Educational Background

  • 2014 PhD. in Biology. University of Barcelona (UB). Thesis title: Vegetation dynamics in relation to climate changes, geological processes and human impact at Easter Island since the Last Glacial. Advisors: Valentí Rull del Castillo and Alberto Sáez Ruiz
  • 2008 MSc. In Biology. Autonomous Universtity of Barcelona (DEA). Master Thesis title: Modern pollen sedimentation along and altitudinal gradient at Central Pyrenees, and their relationship to vegetation.
  • 2004. Degree in Biology. University of Barcelona (UB).

 

Research Interests

  • Palaeoecological applications of palynology
  • Biotic responses to environmental change and natural hazards
  • Vegetation-humans-climate interactions
  • Palaeoecology and global warming
  • High-mountain palaeoecology
  • Development of new palaeoecological proxies or techniques

 

Active Projects

 


PUBLICATIONS

 

2018

Cañellas-Boltà, N., Riera-Mora, S., Orengo, H. A., Livardar, A., Knappett, C. Human management and landscape changes at Palaikastro (Eastern Crete) from the Late Neolithic to the Early Minoan period. Quaternary Science reviews (In press)

2017

Garcés-Pastor, S., Cañellas-Boltà, N., Pèlachs, A., Soriano, J-M., Pérez-Obiol, R., Pérez-Haase, A., Calero, M.A., Andreu, O., Escolà, N., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., 2017. Environmental history and vegetation dynamics in response to climate variations and human pressure during the Holocene in Bassa Nera, Central Pyrenees. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 479 (2017) 48–60

2016

Garcés, S., Cañellas-Boltà, N., Claveguera, A., Calero, M.A., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., 2016. Vegetation shifts, human impact and peat bog development in Bassa Nera pond (Central Pyrenees) during the last millennium. The Holocene 27, 553-565

2015

Garcés-Pastor, S., Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T., Cañellas-Boltà, N., Rull, V., Calero, M.A., Giralt, S., Valero-Garcés, B., Gutiérrez, E., Camarero, J.J. Canvis limnològics i paisatgístics durant el darrer mil·lenni a l'estany de Sant Maurici: estudi multiproxy. Actes X Jornades sobre Recerca al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici, Espot, 2015

2014

2013

Margalef, O.; Cañellas-Boltà, N.; Pla-Rabes, S.; Giralt, S.; Pueyo, J. J.; Joosten, H.; Rull, V.; Buchaca, T.; Hernández, A.; Valero-Garcés, B. L.; Moreno, A.; Sáez, A. 2013. A 70,000 year geochemical and palaeoecological record of climatic and environmental change from Rano Aroi peatland (Easter Island). Global and Planetary Change 108, 72-84.

Rull, V., Cañellas-Boltà, N., Sáez, A., Margalef, O., Bao, R., Pla-Rabes, S., Valero- Garcés, B. & Giralt, S. 2013. Challenging Easter Island’s collapse: the need for interdisciplinary synergies. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 1: 3 (doi: 10.3389/fevo.2013.00003)*

Mercadé, A.; Vigo, J.; Rull, V.; Vegas-Vilarrúbia, T.; Garcés, S.; Lara, A.; Cañellas-Boltà, N. 2013. Vegetation and landscape around Lake Montcortès (Catalan pre-Pyrenees) as a tool for palaeoecological study of lake sediments. Collectanea Botanica 32, 87-101

Previous selected publications

2012

Cañellas-Boltà, N.; Rull, V.; Sáez, A.; Margalef, O.; Giralt, S.; Pueyo, J.J.; Birks, H.H.; Birks, H.J.B.; Pla-Rabes, S. 2012. Macrofossils in Raraku Lake (Easter Island) integrated with sedimentary and geochemical records: towards a palaeoecological synthesis for the last 34,000 years. Quaternary Science Reviews 34, 113-126.

Rull, V., Cañellas-Boltà, N., Sáez, A., Giralt, S., Pla-Rabes, S. & Margalef, O. Paleoecology and human history of Easter Island (southern Pacific Ocean): some problems and potential solutions. Proceedings of the Workshop “Palaeoenvironment and the development of Early Societies”, German Archaeological Institute, Sanliurfa, 2012.

2010

Rull, V.; Cañellas-Boltà, N.; Sáez, A.; Giralt, S.; Pla, S.; Margalef, O. 2010. Paleoecology of Easter Island: Evidence and uncertainties. Earth-Science Reviews 99, 50-60.

Cañellas-Boltà, N., Rull, V., Vigo, J. & Mercadé, A. 2010. Sedimentació actual de pol·len a la Vall d’Aiguamòg i el Circ de Colomèrs, i la seva relació amb la flora i la vegetació. Actes VIII Jornades sobre Recerca al Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici, Espot, 2009, pp. 101-112.

2009

Cañellas-Boltà, N.; Rull, V.; Vigo, J.; Mercadé, A. 2009. Modern pollen vegetation relationships along an altitudinal transect of the Central Pyrenees (southwestern Europe). The Holocene 19 (8), 1185-2000.

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