Robert Marchant

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  • Environment and Geography
    University of York
    Heslington
    York
    YO10 5DD

Phone: (01904) 324061

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Prof. Robert Marchant

Professor

  • Environment and Geography

Phone: (01904) 324061

Research interests

Climate change, Tropical ecology, Conservation, Ecosystem dynamics, Development

Employment

Senior Lecturer

Senior lecturer

Environment and Geography

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Sep 200930 Sep 2011

Reader

Reader

Environment and Geography

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Oct 201130 Sep 2017

Senior Research Fellow

Environment and Geography

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Jan 200831 Aug 2009

Research Fellow

Environment and Geography

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Sep 200531 Dec 2007

Associate Provost

Reader

Vice Chancellor's Office

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Sep 201630 Sep 2017

Professor

Professor

Environment and Geography

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Oct 2017 → present

Associate Provost

Professor

Vice Chancellor's Office

University of York

United Kingdom

1 Oct 201731 Aug 2018

External PhD supervisor

Natl Museums Kenya, Dept Earth Sci, Palynol & Palaeobot Sect

1 Sep 2011 → …

Research output

Archaeological assessment reveals Earth’s early transformation through land use

Marchant, R., 30 Aug 2019

Article in Science

Archaeology has no Relevance

Richer, S., Stump, D. & Marchant, R., 21 Jun 2019

Article in Internet Archaeology

Sensitivity of a tropical montane cloud forest to climate change, present, past and future: Mt. Marsabit, N. Kenya

Marchant, R. & Cuni Sanchez, A., 21 Jun 2019

Article in Quaternary Science Reviews

Mangrove dynamics and environmental changes on Koh Chang, Thailand during the last millennium

Englong, A., Punwong, P., Selby, K. A., Marchant, R., Traiperm, P. & Pumijumnong, N., 9 May 2019

Article in Quaternary International

Catalyzing Transformations to Sustainability in the World's Mountains

Klein, J. A., Tucker, C. M., Nolin, A. W., Hopping, K. A., Reid, R. S., Steger, C., Grêt‐Regamey, A., Lavorel, S., Müller, B., Yeh, E. T., Boone, R. B., Bourgeron, P., Butsic, V., Castellanos, E., Chen, X., Dong, S. K., Greenwood, G., Keiler, M., Marchant, R., Seidl, R. & 3 others, Spies, T., Thorn, J. P. R. & Yager, K., May 2019

Article in Earth's Future

Catalyzing transformations to sustainability in mountain social-ecological systems.

Thorn, J. P. R., Klein, J. A., Nolin, A. W., Tucker, C. M., Hopping, K. A., Gret-Regamey, A., Lavorel, S., Muller, B., Yeh, E. T., Boone, R. B., Steger, C., Bourgeron, P., Butsic, V., Castellanos, E., Chen, X., Dong, S. K., Greenwood, G., Keiler, M., Marchant, R., Spies, T. & 2 others, Seidl, R. & Yager, K., 23 Apr 2019

Article in Earth's Future

Holocene mangrove dynamics and relative sea-level changes along the Tanzanian coast, East Africa

Punwong, P., Selby, K. A. & Marchant, R., 15 Nov 2018

Article in Estuarine coastal and shelf science

Scenarios of land use and land cover change and their multiple impacts on natural capital in Tanzania

Capitani, C., van Soesbergen, A., Mukama, K., Malugu, I., Mbilinyi, B., Chamuya, N., Kempen, B., Malimbwi, R., Mant, R., Munishi, P., Njana, M., Ortmann, A., Platts, P. J., Runsten, L., Sassen, M., Sayo, P., Shirima, D., Zahabu, E., Burgess, N. & Marchant, R., 18 Sep 2018

Article in Environmental conservation

Latitudinal limits to the predicted increase of the peatland carbon sink with warming

Marchant, R., 10 Sep 2018

Article in Nature Climate Change

REDD+, hype, hope and disappointment: The dynamics of expectations in conservation and development pilot projects

Massarella, K., Sallu, S. M., Ensor, J. E. & Marchant, R., 1 Sep 2018

Article in World Development

Past and future global transformation of terrestrial ecosystems under climate change

Nolan, C., Overpeck, J. T., Allen, J. R. M., Anderson, P. M., Betancourt, J. L., Binney, H. A., Brewer, S., Bush, M. B., Chase, B. M., Cheddadi, R., Djamali, M., Dodson, J., Edwards, M. E., Gosling, W. D., Haberle, S., Hotchkiss, S. C., Huntley, B., Ivory, S. J., Kershaw, A. P., Kim, S-H. & 22 others, Latorre, C., Leydet, M., Lezine, A-M., Liu, K-B., Liu, Y., Lokhin, A. V., Marchant, R., McGlone, M. S., Momohara, A., Moreno, P. I., Müller, S., Otto-Bliesner, B. L., Shen, C., Stevenson, J., Takahara, H., Tarasov, P. E., Tipton, J., Vincens, A., Weng, C., Xu, Q., Zheng, Z. & Jackson, S. T., 31 Aug 2018

Article in Science

Views from two mountains: exploring climate change impacts on traditional farming communities of Eastern Africa highlands through participatory scenarios

Capitani, C., Garedew, W., Mitiku, A., Yadessa, G. B., Hailu, B. T., Heiskanen, J., Hurskainen, P., Platts, P. J., Siljander, M., Pinard, F., Johansson, T. & Marchant, R., 29 Aug 2018

Article in Sustainability Science

78,000-year-old record of Middle and Later Stone Age innovation in an East African tropical forest

Shipton, C. & Marchant, R., 9 May 2018

Article in Nature Communications

Drivers and trajectories of land cover change in East Africa: Human and environmental interactions from 6000 years ago to present

Marchant, R., Richer, S., Boles, O., Capitani, C., Courtney-Mustaphi, C. J., Lane, P. J., Prendergast, M. E., Stump, D., De Cort, G., Kaplan, J. O., Phelps, L., Kay, A., Olago, D., Petek, N., Platts, P. J., Punwong, P., Widgren, M., Wynne-Jones, S., Ferro Vazquez, M. D. L. C., Benard, J. N. & 29 others, Boivin, N., Crowther, A., Cuni Sanchez, A., Deere, N. J., Ekblom, A., Farmer, J., Finch, J., Kabora, T., Kariuki, R., Kinyanjui, R., Kyazike, E., Lang, C., Lejju, J., Morrison, K. D., Muiruri, V., Mumbi, C. T., Muthoni, R., Muzuka, A., Ndiema, E., Nzabandora, C. K., Onjala, I., Pas Schrijver, A., Rucina, S., Shoemaker, A., Thornton-Barnett, S., van der Plas, G., Watson, E. E., Williamson, D. & Wright, D., 1 Mar 2018

Article in Earth Science Reviews

Late Holocene wetland transgression and 500 years of vegetation and fire variability in the semi-arid Amboseli landscape, southern Kenya

Marchant, R., Githumbi, E. N., Lane, P. J. & Courtney-Mustaphi, C. J., 3 Feb 2018

Article in Ambio

Pollen, People and Place: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Ecosystem Change at Amboseli, Kenya

Marchant, R., Courtney-Mustaphi, C., Githumbi, E. N., Richer, S. & Lane, P., 25 Jan 2018

Article in Frontiers in Earth Science

Birds in the matrix: The role of agriculture in avian conservation in the Taita Hills, Kenya

Norfolk, O., Jung, M., Platts, P. J., Malaki, P., Odeny, D. & Marchant, R., 1 Dec 2017

Article in African Journal of Ecology

An 800 year record of mangrove dynamics and human activities in the upper Gulf of Thailand

Punwong, P., SRITRAIRAT, S., Selby, K. A., Marchant, R., PUMIJUMNONG & TRAIPERM, 11 Nov 2017

Article in Vegetation History and Archaeobotany

A late Holocene pollen record from proglacial Oblong Tarn, Mount Kenya

Marchant, R. & Courtney-Mustaphi, C. J., 19 Sep 2017

Article in PLosOne

Local factors mediate the response of biodiversity to land use on two African mountains

Jung, M., Hill, S. L. L., Platts, P. J., Marchant, R., Siebert, S., Fournier, A., Munyekenye, F. B., Purvis, A., Burgess, N. D. & Newbold, T., 1 Aug 2017

Article in Animal Conservation

Introducing global peat-specific temperature and pH calibrations based on brGDGT bacterial lipids

Marchant, R., Naafs, B. D. A., Inglis, G. N., Zheng, Y., Amesbury, M. J., Biester, H., Bindler, R., Blewett, J., Burrows, M. A., del Castillo Torres, D., Chambers, F. M., Cohen, A. D., Evershed, R. P., Feakins, S. J., Galka, M., Gallego-Sala, A., Gandois, L., Gray, D. M., Hathcer, P. G., Honorio Coronado, E. N. & 15 others, Hughes, P. D. M., Huguet, A., Kononen, M., Laggoun-Defarge, F., Lahteenoja, O., Lamentowicz, M., McClymont, E., Pontevedra-Pombal, X., Ponton, C., Pourmand, A., Rizzuti, A. M., Rochefort, L., Schellekens, J., De Vleeschouwer, F. & Pancost, R. D., 1 Jul 2017

Article in Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta

Diversity and composition of tropical butterflies along an Afromontane agricultural gradient in the Jimma Highlands, Ethiopia

Norfolk, O., Asale, A., Temesgen, T., Denu, D., Platts, P. J., Marchant, R. & Yewhalaw, D., 1 May 2017

Article in Biotropica

Potential and Determinants of Carbon Storage of Freshwater Swamp Forests in the Niger Delta

Marchant, R., 27 Mar 2017

Article in Open Journal of Ecology

Forest-savannah dynamics on the Adamawa plateau (Central Cameroon) during the “African humid period” termination: A new high-resolution pollen record from Lake Tizong

Lebamba, J., Vincens, A., Lézine, A-M., Marchant, R. & Buchet, G., Dec 2016

Article in Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology

Relationships between on-farm tree stocks and soil organic carbon along an altitudinal gradient, Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mathew, M. M., Majule, A. E., Sinclair, F. & Marchant, R., 1 Oct 2016

Article in Forests, Trees and Livelihoods

From local scenarios to national maps: a participatory framework for envisioning the future of Tanzania

Capitani, C., Mukama, K., Mbilinyi, B., Malugu, I., Munishi, P., Burgess, N. D., Platts, P. J., Sallu, S. & Marchant, R., 14 Jul 2016

Article in Ecology and Society

Realising the potential of herbarium records for conservation biology.

Greve, M., Lykke, A. M., Marchant, R., Fagg, C. W., Gereau, R. E., Lewis, G. P., Marshall, A. R., Ndayishimiye, J., Bogaert, J. & Svenning, J-C., 1 Jul 2016

Article in South African Journal of Botany

The role of traditional coffee management in forest conservation and carbon storage in the Jimma Highlands, Ethiopia

Deny, D., Platts, P. J., Kelbessa, E., Gole, T. W. & Marchant, R., 16 Jun 2016

Article in Forests, Trees and Livelihoods

A database of radiocarbon dates for palaeoenvironmental research in eastern Africa

Courtney-Mustaphi, C. J. & Marchant, R., 20 May 2016

Article in Open Quaternary

Tanzania's reptile biodiversity: Distribution, threats and climate change vulnerability

Meng, H., Carr, J., Beraducci, J., Bowles, P., Branch, W., Capitani, C., Chenga, J., Cox, N., Howell, K., Malonza, P., Marchant, R., Mbilinyi, B., Mukama, K., Msuya, C., Platts, P. J., Safari, I., Spawls, S., Shennan-Farpon, Y., Wagner, P. & Burgess, N., 17 May 2016

Article in Biological Conservation

Subfossil statoblasts of Lophopodella capensis (Sollas, 1908) (Bryozoa: Phylactolaemata: Lophopodidae) in the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene sediments of a montane wetland, Eastern Mau Forest, Kenya

Courtney-Mustaphi, C. J., Githumbi, E. N., Shotter, L. R., Marchant, R. & Rucina, S. M., 14 May 2016

Article in African Invertebrates

Continental Island Formation and the Archaeology of Defaunation on Zanzibar, Eastern Africa.

Prendergast ME, Rouby H, Punnwong P, Marchant R, Crowther A, Kourampas N, Shipton C, Walsh M, Lambeck K, and Boivin NL, 22 Feb 2016

Article in PLoS ONE

Terrestrial biosphere changes over the last 120 kyr and their impact on ocean δ 13C.

Hoogakker BAA, Smith RS, Singarayer JS, Marchant R, Prentice IC, Allen J, Anderson RS, Bhagwat SA, Behling H, Borisova O, and Bush M, 18 Jan 2016

Article in Climate of the Past Discussions

Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot

Willcock, S., Phillips, O. L., Platts, P. J., Swetnam, R. D., Balmford, A., Burgess, N. D., Ahrends, A., Bayliss, J., Doggart, N., Doody, K., Fanning, E., Green, J. M. H., Hall, J., Howell, K. L., Lovett, J. C., Marchant, R., Marshall, A. R., Mbilinyi, B., Munishi, P. K. T., Owen, N. & 2 others, Topp-Jorgensen, E. J. & Lewis, S. L., 2016

Article in Global Change Biology

Exploring the future land use-biodiversity-climate nexus in East Africa: an application of participatory scenario analysis

Capitani, C., Norfolk, O., Platts, P. J., Burgess, N., Mukama, K., Malugu, I., Munishi, P. & Marchant, R., 21 Nov 2015, GLP News, 12, p. 10-13 4 p.

Historical ecology perspectives of changes in Amboseli, Kenya

Courtney Mustaphi CJ, Shoemaker, AC, Githumbi EN, Kariuki R, Muriuki RM, Rucina S, Marchant R, Nov 2015

Article in GLP News

Unravelling the notion of "fair carbon": key challenges for standards development.

Howard, R. J., Tallontire, A., Stringer, L. & Marchant, R., Jun 2015

Article in World Development

AFRICLIM: high-resolution climate projections for ecological applications in Africa

Platts, P. J., Omeny, P. & Marchant, R., Mar 2015

Article in African Journal of Ecology

Radiocarbon dating of mangrove sediments to constrain Holocene relative sea-level change on Zanzibar in the southwest Indian Ocean

Woodroffe, S. A., Long, A. J., Punwong, P., Selby, K. A., Bryant, C. L. & Marchant, R., 2015

Article in The Holocene

Social-ecological systems in the Anthropocene: The need for integrating social and biophysical records at regional scales

Dearing, JA., Acma, B., Bub, S., Chambers, FM., Chen, X., Cooper, J., Crook, D., Dong, XH., Dotterweich, M., Edwards, ME., Foster, TH., Gaillard, M-J., Galop, D., Gell, P., Gil, A., Jeffers, E., Jones, RT., Anupama, K., Langdon, PG., Marchant, R. & 9 others, Mazier, F., McLean, CE., Nunes, LH., Sukumar, R., Suryaprakash, I., Umer, M., Yang, XD., Wang, R. & Zhang, K., 2015

Article in The Anthropocene Review

Past perspectives for the future: foundations for sustainable development in East Africa

Marchant, R. & Lane, P., Nov 2014

Article in Journal of archaeological science

Genetic divergence during long-term isolation in highly diverse populations of tropical trees across the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania

Jump, A., Carr, M., Ahrends, A. & Marchant, R., Sep 2014

Article in Biotropica

Human-environment interactions in an agricultural landscape: a 1400-yr sediment and pollen record from North Pare, NE Tanzania

Heckman, M., Muiruri, V., Boom, A. & Marchant, R., 15 Jul 2014

Article in Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology

From myopia to clarity: sharpening the focus of ecosystem management through the lens of palaeoecology

Gillson, L. & Marchant, R., Jun 2014

Article in Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Vegetation response to climate change and human impacts in the Usambara Mountains

Mumbi, C., Marchant, R. & Lane, P., 29 May 2014

Article in Forestry

Validating and linking the GIMMS leaf area index (LAI3g) with environmental controls in tropical Africa

Pfeifer, M., Lefebvre, V., Gonsamo, A., Pellikka, P., Marchant, R., Denu, D. & Platts, P. J., 4 Mar 2014

Article in Remote Sensing

Looking forward through the past: identification of 50 priority research questions in palaeoecology

56 other authors, Jan 2014

Article in Journal of ecology

Tracing long-term tropical montane ecosystem change in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania

Marchant, R., Finch, J. & Wooller, M., 2014

Article in Journal of Quaternary Science

REDD herrings or REDD menace: response to Beymer-Farris and Bassett

burgess, N., Marchant, R., Mwakalila, S., Munishi, P. K. T., Pfeifer, M., Willcock, S., Shirima, D., Bulenga, G., Rubens, J., Hamidu, S. & Machano, H., Oct 2013

Article in Global Environmental Change

Land use change and carbon fluxes in East Africa quantified using earth observation data and field measurements

Pfeifer, M., Platts, P. J., Burgess, N., Swetnam, R., Willcock, S. & Marchant, R., 1 Sep 2013

Article in Environmental conservation

Phylogenetic patterns of extinction risk: the need for critical application of appropriate datasets

Gereau, R., Burgess, N., Fjeldså, J., Hall, J., Hemp, A., Jump, A., Kajuni, A., Marchant, R., Marshall, A., Platts, P. J., Taylor, C. & Tibazarwa, F., 30 Aug 2013

Article in PeerJ PrePrints

Holocene mangrove dynamics from Unguja Ukuu, Zanzibar

Punwong, P., Marchant, R. & Selby, K. A., 17 Jun 2013

Article in Quaternary International

Spatial heterogeneity of climate change in an Afromontane centre of endemism

Platts, P. J., Gereau, R., Burgess, N. & Marchant, R., 1 Apr 2013

Article in Ecography

The genus Acacia (Fabaceae) in East Africa: distribution, biodiversity and the protected area network

Marshall, A. R., Platts, P. J., Gereau, R. E., Kindeketa, W., Kang'ethe, S. & Marchant, R., Nov 2012

Article in Plant Ecology and Evolution

Protected areas: mixed success in conserving East Africa's evergreen forests

Pfeifer, M., Burgess, N. D., Swetnam, R. D., Platts, P. J., Willcock, S. & Marchant, R., 29 Jun 2012

Article in PLoS ONE

Continental-scale variability in browser diversity is a major driver of diversity patterns in Acacias across Africa.

Greve, Anne Mette Lykke, Christopher W. Fagg, Jan Bogaert, Ib Friis, Rob Marchant, Joël Ndayishimiye, Brody S. Sandel, Christopher Sandom, Marco Schmidt, Jonathan R. Timberlake, Jan J. Wieringa, Georg Zizka and Jens-Christian Svenning., 14 Jun 2012

Article in African Journal of Ecology

Holocene mangrove dynamics and sea level changes in Makoba Bay, Zanzibar

Punwong, P., Marchant, R. & Selby, K. A., Jun 2012

Article in Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology

Leaf area index for biomes of the Eastern Arc Mountains: Landsat and SPOT observations along precipitation and altitude gradients

Marchant, R. & Pfeifer, M., 2012.

Nigeria's response to the impacts of climate change: developing resilient and ethical adaptation options

Marchant, R. & Onyakuru, A., 2012.

Terrestrial ecosystems from space: a review of earth observation products for macroecology applications

Pfeifer, M. & Marchant, R., 2012.

Towards regional, error-bounded landscape carbon storage estimates for data deficient areas of the world

Willcock, S. & Marchant, R., 2012.

A palaeoecological investigation into the role of fire and human activity in the development of montane grasslands in East Africa

Finch, J. & Marchant, R., Mar 2011

Article in Vegetation History and Archaeobotany

Conservation and the botanist effect

Ahrends, A., Rahbek, C., Bulling, M. T., Burgess, N. D., Platts, P. J., Lovett, J. C., Kindemba, V. W., Owen, N., Sallu, A. N., Marshall, A. R., Mhoro, B. E., Fanning, E. & Marchant, R., Jan 2011

Article in Biological Conservation

A palaeoecological investigation into the role of fire and human activity in the development of montane grasslands in East Africa

Marchant, R., 2011.

Diversity and ecology of tropical African fungal spores from a 25,000-year palaeoenvironmental record in southeastern Kenya

Geloroni, V. & Marchant, R., 2011.

Measuring, modeling and mapping ecosystem services in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania

Marchant, R. & Fischer, B., 2011.

Moist lower montane rainforest classification: a case study from Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda

Chaigneau, T., Ahrends, A., Argent, J., Riddhiraska, N. & Marchant, R., Sep 2010

Article in African Journal of Ecology

Late-Holocene savanna dynamics in the Amboseli Basin, Kenya

Rucina, S. M., Muiruri, V. M., Downton, L. & Marchant, R., Aug 2010

Article in The Holocene

Can distribution models help refine inventory-based estimates of conservation priority? A case study in the Eastern Arc forests of Tanzania and Kenya

Platts, P. J., Ahrends, A., Gereau, R. E., McClean, C. J., Lovett, J. C., Marshall, A. R., Pellikka, P. K. E., Mulligan, M., Fanning, E. & Marchant, R., Jul 2010

Article in Diversity and Distributions

Understanding complexity in savannas: climate, biodiversity and people

Marchant, R., May 2010

Literature review in Current opinion in environmental sustainability

Analysis of the carbon sequestration costs of afforestation and reforestation agroforestry practices and the use of cost curves to evaluate their potential for implementation of climate change mitigation

Marchant, R. & Torres, A., 2010.

Palaeoenvironmental perspectives for sustainable development in East Africa

Marchant, R., Finch, J., Kinyanjui, R. N., Muiruri, V. M., Mumbi, C. T., Platts, P. J. & Rucina, S. M., 2010

Article in Climate of the Past Discussions

Late Quaternary vegetation and fire dynamics on Mount Kenya

Rucina, S. M., Muiruri, V. M., Kinyanjui, R. N., McGuiness, K. & Marchant, R., 1 Dec 2009

Article in Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology

Late Quaternary vegetation dynamics in a biodiversity hotspot, the Uluguru Mountains of Tanzania

Finch, J., Leng, M. J. & Marchant, R., Jul 2009

Article in QUATERNARY RESEARCH

Environmental change and the option value of genetic diversity

Jump, A. S., Marchant, R. & Penuelas, J., Jan 2009

Literature review in TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE

Pollen-based biome reconstructions for Latin America at 0, 6000 and 18 000 radiocarbon years ago

Marchant, R., Cleef, A., Harrison, S. P., Hooghiemstra, H., Markgraf, V., van Boxel, J., Ager, T., Almeida, L., Anderson, R., Baied, C., Behling, H., Berrio, J. C., Burbridge, R., Bjorck, S., Byrne, R., Bush, M., Duivenvoorden, J., Flenley, J., De Oliveira, P., van Geel, B. & 20 others, Graf, K., Gosling, W. D., Harbele, S., van der Hammen, T., Hansen, B., Horn, S., Kuhry, P., Ledru, M. -P., Mayle, F., Leyden, B., Lozano-Garcia, S., Melief, A. M., Moreno, P., Moar, N. T., Prieto, A., van Reenen, G., Salgado-Labouriau, M., Schaebitz, F., Schreve-Brinkman, E. J. & Wille, M., 2009

Literature review in Climate of the past

Predicting tree distributions in an East African biodiversity hotspot: model selection, data bias and envelope uncertainty

Platts, P. J., McClean, C. J., Lovett, J. C. & Marchant, R., 24 Oct 2008

Article in Ecological Modelling

Late Quaternary vegetation reconstruction from the Eastern Arc Mountains, Tanzania

Mumbi, C. T., Marchant, R., Hooghiemstra, H. & Wooller, M. J., Mar 2008

Literature review in QUATERNARY RESEARCH

The Indian Ocean dipole - the unsung driver of climatic variability in East Africa

Marchant, R., Mumbi, C., Behera, S. & Yamagata, T., Mar 2007

Literature review in African Journal of Ecology

Tropical moist forests

Lovett, J. C., Marchant, R., Marshall, A. R. & Barber, J., 2007, Biodiversity Under Threat. Hesler, R. E. & Harrison, R. M. (eds.). Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 161-192 32 p. (Issues in Environmental Science and Technology; vol. 25).

Colombian dry moist forest transitions in the Llanos Orientales - A comparison of model and pollen-based biome reconstructions

Marchant, R., Berrio, J. C., Behling, H., Boom, A. & Hooghiemstra, H., 3 May 2006

Literature review in Palaeogeography palaeoclimatology palaeoecology

Special issue: Late quaternary tropical ecosystem dynamics

Marchant, R. & Behling, H., Nov 2005

Editorial in QUATERNARY RESEARCH

The oldest rainforests in Africa: stability or resilience for survival and diversity?

Lovett, J. C., Marchant, R., Taplin, J. & Kuper, W., 2005, Phylogeny and Conservation. Purvis, A., Gittleman, JL. & Brooks, T. (eds.). NEW YORK: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, p. 198-229 32 p.

Colombian vegetation at the last glacial maximum: a comparison of model- and pollen-based biome reconstructions.

Marchant, R., Boom, A., Behling, H., Hooghiemstra, H., Melief, B., Van Geel, B., Van der Hammen, T. & Wille, M., Oct 2004

Article in Journal of Quaternary Science

Rapid environmental change in African and South American tropics around 4000 years before present: a review

Marchant, R. & Hooghiemstra, H., Aug 2004

Article in Earth Science Reviews

Distribution and ecology of parent taxa of pollen lodged within the Latin American Pollen Database.

Marchant, R., Almeida, L., Berrio, J. C., Bush, M., Cleef, A., Duivenvoorden, J., Kappelle, M., De Oliveira, P., de Oliveira-Filho, A. T., Lozano-Garcia, S., Ledru, M. P., Ludlow-Wiechers, B., Markgraf, V., Mancini, V., Paez, M., Prieto, A., Rangel, O., Salgado-Labouriau, M. L., Behling, H. & Hooghiemstra, H., Aug 2002

Article in Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology

Activities

Tropical Ecosystem Network

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
30 May 2019

Univ Maastricht

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
22 May 2019

Peer review of Ref submission

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
15 May 2019

Academic Mentor for African Academy of Science

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
20192022

Anton de Kom Universiteit van Suriname

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
20192020

External Examiner, University of Nottingham

Robert Marchant (Examiner (external))
20192022

African Mountains under pressure

Robert Marchant (Chair)
19 Jun 2018

Africa Research Network L(a)unch

Stephanie Wynne-Jones (Organiser), Gerard McCann (Organiser), Robert Marchant (Organiser), Gernot Klantschnig (Organiser)
5 Jun 2018

Do species move, adapt or die

Robert Marchant (Speaker)
20 Jan 2018

ACACIA Theory of Change

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
2018

Africa Network

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
2018

University of Ghana

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
2018

Global Mountain Partnership

Robert Marchant (Speaker)
11 Dec 201715 Dec 2017

EU AAREA to policy workshop

Robert Marchant (Keynote/plenary speaker)
5 Dec 20176 Dec 2017

World University Network Africa Group (Event)

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
2017

GOING BEYOND THE SAFARI: THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL HUMANITIES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Suzi Richer (Speaker), Robert Marchant (Speaker), Daryl Stump (Speaker), Carol Lang (Speaker), Maria De La Cruz Ferro Vazquez (Speaker)
19 Dec 2016

The use of African archaeological data on historic land cover to inform climate change models

Suzi Richer (Speaker), Robert Marchant (Speaker), Daryl Stump (Speaker)
26 Nov 2016

Land use and land cover change in East Africa - initial findings from LandCover6k East Africa

Suzi Richer (Speaker), Robert Marchant (Speaker), Daryl Stump (Speaker)
23 Aug 2016

Mountain Research Initiative (External organisation)

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
2016

PAGES LandCover Workshop 6 K

Robert Marchant (Organiser)
20162021

Tropical Ecosystem Network

Robert Marchant (Advisor)
20122018

Awards

BBSRC FTMA: Eco regional assessment and mapping of cost effective adaption strategies to the impact of climate change among crop farmers in West Africa

Marchant, R.

BBSRC: £9,150.00

1/11/1731/03/19

Award date: 20/02/18

AHEAD: Towards Atacama, near the deserted coast, you see a land without men, where there is not a bird, not a beast, nor a tree, nor any vegetation

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: £146,062.39

1/09/1831/08/20

Award date: 29/01/18

GCRF: Training for Development: East AFrican Growth Corridors and the China to Africa connection

Marchant, R.

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC): £321,018.00

1/10/1731/12/21

Award date: 17/05/17

AFRI-Skyfor

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: £189,800.00

1/08/1731/07/20

Award date: 12/01/17

0025; Climate Services Sandpit award

Marchant, R.

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL: £1,526.00

1/01/1631/03/16

Award date: 20/12/15

Functions of soil and water ecosystem services for agriculture and forestry

Marchant, R.

THE ROYAL SOCIETY: £29,047.36

8/08/1331/07/15

Award date: 1/08/14

REAL - Resilience in East African Landscapes

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: £663,344.00

1/09/1330/08/17

Award date: 28/03/13

Food and Ecosystem Services in Eastern Africa

Marchant, R.

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL: £11,693.00

1/08/1031/01/11

Award date: 8/07/10

ECO DYNAMIC AFRICA, MC IEF Marion Pfeifer: Tropical forests in East Africa - Relationships between ecosystem diversity/ecosystem function and environmental gradients

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: £144,173.00

1/08/0931/07/11

Award date: 31/07/09

KITE - York Institute Tropical Ecosystem Dynamics

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION: £887,882.00

1/09/0531/08/09

Award date: 16/02/05

Projects

0025; Climate Services Sandpit award

Marchant, R.

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL

1/01/1631/03/16

AFRI-Skyfor

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

1/08/1731/07/20

AHEAD: Towards Atacama, near the deserted coast, you see a land without men, where there is not a bird, not a beast, nor a tree, nor any vegetation

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

1/09/1831/08/20

ARCC: Adaptation and Resilience to Climate Change

Marchant, R.

1/07/1630/12/20

Adopting REDD+ for conservation, Sustainable community livlihood and climate change migration

Marchant, R.

7/02/14 → …

BBSRC FTMA: Eco regional assessment and mapping of cost effective adaption strategies to the impact of climate change among crop farmers in West Africa

Marchant, R.

BBSRC

1/11/1731/03/19

Development Corridors Partnership

Thorn, J. P. R., Marchant, R., Olago, D., Munisihi, P., Sandbrook, C., Yilong, X. & Conway, D.

1/01/1831/12/21

ECO DYNAMIC AFRICA, MC IEF Marion Pfeifer: Tropical forests in East Africa - Relationships between ecosystem diversity/ecosystem function and environmental gradients

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

1/08/0931/07/11

Food and Ecosystem Services in Eastern Africa

Marchant, R.

NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL

1/08/1031/01/11

Functions of soil and water ecosystem services for agriculture and forestry

Marchant, R.

THE ROYAL SOCIETY

8/08/1331/07/15

GCRF: Training for Development: East AFrican Growth Corridors and the China to Africa connection

Marchant, R.

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (ESRC)

1/10/1731/12/21

Green infrastructure for climate adaptation in peri-urban areas

Thorn, J. P. R., Marchant, R., Shackleton, S. & Wijesinghe, A.

1/11/1830/09/20

KITE - York Institute Tropical Ecosystem Dynamics

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

1/09/0531/08/09

Learning from Cyclone Idai: Response, recovery, future risk. Mozambique

Thorn, J. P. R., Marchant, R., Kirshner, J. D., Platts, P. J., Jew, E., Ensor, J. & Hill, J.

1/05/1931/07/19

Mountain Sentinels Collaborative Network

Thorn, J. P. R., Marchant, R., Klein, J. A., Reid, R., Nolin, A. W. & Tucker, C. M.

1/05/161/05/20

REAL - Resilience in East African Landscapes

Marchant, R.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

1/09/1330/08/17