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Dr Judy Allen, B.Sc. Zoology, Ph.D.

Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 41238
Room number: 210

Contact Dr Judy Allen (email at j.r.m.allen@durham.ac.uk)

Research Interests

Quaternary palaeoecology, pollen analysis, plant macrofossil analysis, palaeoclimate reconstruction

Research Groups

School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Selected Publications

Books: sections

  • Mingram, J., Schettler, G., Allen, J.R.M., Brüchmann, C., Luo, X., Liu, J., Nowaczyk, N., Negendank, J.F.W. & Monsoon and Civilisation (eds) pp63-72, Roli Books Pvt. Ltd., New Dehli. (2004). Maar and Crater Lakes of the Longwan Volcanic Field (N.E. China) and their Potential for Palaeoclimatic studies. In Monsoon and Civilisation. Yasuda, Y. & Shinde, V. New Dehli: Roli Books. 63-72.
  • Stringer, C., Palike, H., van Andel, T. H., Huntley, B., Valdes, P. & Allen, J.R.M. (2003). Climatic stress and the extinction of the Neanderthals. In Neanderthals and modern humans in the European landscape during the last glaciation: Archaeological results of the Stage 3 Project. van Andel, T. H. & Davies, W. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. 233-240.
  • Huntley, B. & Allen, J.R.M. (2003). Glacial Environments III: Palaeo-vegetation Patterns in Last Glacial Europe. In Neanderthals and modern humans in the European landscape during the last glaciation: Archaeological results of the Stage 3 Project. van Andel, T. H. & Davies, W. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. 79-102.
  • Huntley, B., Cramer, W., Morgan, A.V., Prentice, H. & Allen, J.R.M. (1997). Introduction. In Past and future rapid environmental changes: The spatial and evolutionary responses of terrestrial biota. Huntley, B., Cramer, W., Morgan, A.V., Prentice, H. & Allen, J.R.M. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1-8.
  • Huntley, B., Cramer, W., Morgan, A.V., Prentice, H. & Allen, J.R.M. (1997). Predicting the response of terrestrial biota to future environmental changes. In Past and future rapid environmental changes: The spatial and evolutionary responses of terrestrial biota. Huntley, B., Cramer, W., Morgan, A.V., Prentice, H. & Allen, J.R.M. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 487-504.

Edited works: conference proceedings

  • Whiley, M., Haslett, J., Bhattacharya, S., Allen, J.R.M. & Huntley, B. (2003). Bayesian paleoclimate reconstruction: modelling non-parametric surfaces using the intrinsic random walk with drift. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela.

Journal papers: academic

  • Magyari, E. K., Chapman, J. C., Passmore, D. G., Allen, J. R. M., Huntley, J. P. & Huntley, B (2010). Holocene persistence of wooded steppe in the Great Hungarian. Journal of Biogeography 37(5): 915-935.
  • Allen, J. R. M., Hickler, T., Singarayer, J. S., Sykes, M. T., Valdes, P. J. & Huntley, B. (2010). Last glacial vegetation of northern Eurasia. Quaternary Science Reviews 29: 2604-2618.
  • Fletcher, W. J., Sánchez Goñi, M. F., Allen, J. R. M., Cheddadi, R., Combourieu-Nebout, N., Huntley, B., , Lawson, I., Londeix, L., Magri, D., Margari, V., Müller, U. C., Naughton, F., Novenko, E. Y., Roucoux, K. & Tzedakis, P. (2010). Millennial-scale variability during the last glacial in vegetation records from Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews
  • Allen, J. R. M. & Huntley, B. (2009). Last interglacial palaeovegetation, palaeoenvironments and chronology: A new record from Lago Grande di Monticchio, southern Italy. Quaternary Science Reviews 28(15-16): 1521-1538.
  • Scourse, J. D., Coope, G. R., Allen, J. R. M., Lister, A. M., Housley, R. A., Law, I. A., Hedges, R. E. M., Williams, R. E. G., Jones, A. S. G. & Watkins, R. (2009). Late-glacial remains of woolly mammoth from Shropshire, UK: Stratigraphy sedimentology and geochronology of the Condover site. Geological Journal 44: 392-413.
  • Allen, J. R. M., Scourse, J. D., Hall, A. R. & Coope, G. R. (2009). Palaeoenvironmental context of the Late-glacial woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius) discoveries at Condover, Shropshire, UK. Geological Journal 44: 414-446.
  • Parnell, A. C., Haslett, J., Allen, J. R. M., Buck, C. E. & Huntley, B. (2008). A flexible approach to assessing synchroneity of past events using Bayesian reconstructions of sedimentation history. Quaternary Science Reviews 27(19-20): 1872-1885.
  • Magyari, E.K., Chapman, J.C., Gaydarska, B., Marinova, E., Deli, T., Huntley, J.P., Allen, J.R.M. & Huntley, B (2008). The 'oriental' component of the Balkan flora: evidence of presence on the Thracian Plain during the Weichselian late-glacial. Journal of Biogeography 35(5): 865-883.
  • Allen, J. R. M., Long, A. J. , Ottley, C. J., Pearson, D. G. & Huntley, B. (2007). Holocene climate variability in northernmost Europe. Quaternary Science Reviews 26: 1432-1453.
  • Brauer, A. Allen, J. R.M. , Mingram, J., Dulski, P. Wulf, S. & Huntley, B. (2007). Last Interglacial chronology and environmental change:New evidence from Southern Europe. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104(2): 450-455.
  • Magyari, E. K., Chapman, J. C., Gaydarska, B., Marinova, E., Deli, T., Huntley, J. P., Allen, J. R. M. & Huntley, B. (2007). The ?oriental? component of the Balkan flora: evidence of expansion into south-east Europe via the Thracian Plain during the last glacial stage. Journal of Biogeography
  • Watkins, R., Scourse J.D. & Allen, J.R.M. (2007). The Holocene vegetation history of the Arfon Platform, North Wales, UK. Boreas 36(2): 170-181.
  • Haslett, J., Salter-Townshend, M., Wilson, S. P., Bhattacharya, B., Whiley, M., Allen, J. R. M., Huntley, B. & Mitchell, F.J. G. (2006). Bayesian palaeoclimate reconstruction. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society A 169(3): 1-36.
  • Ranner, P. H., Allen, J. R. M. & Huntley, B. (2005). A new early Holocene cryptotephra from northwest Scotland. Journal of Quaternary Science 20(3): 201-208.
  • Mingram, J., Allen, J. R. M., Brchman, C., Liu, J., Luo, X., Negendank, J. F. W., Nowaczyk, N. & Schettler, G. (2004). Maar and crater lakes of the Long Gang Volcanic field (N.E. China) - overview, laminated sediments and vegetation history of the last 900 years. Quaternary International 123-125: 134-147.
  • Alfano, Mary Jo Barron, Eric J., Pollard, David, Huntley, Brian & Allen, Judy R. M. (2003). Comparison of climate model results with European vegetation and permafrost during oxygen isotope stage three. Quaternary Research 59(1): 97-107.
  • Huntley, Brian, Alfano, Mary Jo, Allen, Judy R. M., Pollard, David, Tzedakis, Polychronis C., de Beaulieu, Jacques-Louis, Gruger, Eberhard & Watts, William A. (2003). European vegetation during Marine Oxygen Isotope Stage-3. Quaternary Research 59: 195-212.
  • Sarnthein, M., Kennett, J. P., Allen, J. R. M., Beer, J., Grootes, P., Laj, C., McManus, J., Ramesh, R. & SCOR-IMAGES Working Group 117, (2002). Decadal-to-millennial-scale climate variability - chronology and mechanisms: summary and recommendations. Quaternary Science Reviews 21: 1121-1128.
  • Allen, Judy R.M., Watts, W. A., McGee, E. & Huntley, Brian (2002). Holocene environmental variability - the record from Lago Grande di Monticchio, Italy. Quaternary International 88: 69-80.
  • Allen, Judy R. M., Watts, William A. & Huntley, Brian (2001). The contribution of the palaeovegetation record from Lago Grande di Monticchio to the ELDP. Terra Nostra 2001(3): 61-64.
  • Watts, W. A., Allen, J. R. M. & Huntley, B (2000). Palaeoecology of three interstadial events during oxygen-isotope Stages 3 and 4: a lacustrine record from Lago Grande di Monticchio, southern Italy. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 155: 83-93.
  • Allen, J.R.M. & Huntley, B. (2000). Weichselian palynological records from southern Europe: correlation and chronology. Quaternary International 73/4: 111-125.
  • Allen, J.R.M., Watts, W.A. & Huntley, B. (2000). Weichselian palynostratigraphy, palaeovegetation and palaeoenvironment; the record from Lago Grande di Monticchio, southern Italy. Quaternary International 73/4: 91-110.
  • Allen, J.R.M. & Huntley, B. (1999). Estimating past floristic diversity in montane regions from macrofossil assemblages. Journal of Biogeography 26: 55-73.
  • Allen, Judy R.M., Brandt, Ute, Brauer, Achim, Hubberten, Hans-Wolfgang, Huntley, Brian, Keller, Jörg, Kraml, Michael, Mackensen, Andreas, Mingram, Jens, Negendank, Jörg F.W., Nowaczyk, Norbert R., Oberhänsli, Hedi, Watts, William A., Wulf, Sabine & Zolitschka, Bernd (1999). Rapid environmental changes in southern Europe during the last glacial period. Nature 400: 740-743.
  • Nimmergut, Anja P., Allen, Judy R. M., Jones, Viv J., Huntley, Brian & Battarbee, Richard W. (1999). Submillenial environmental fluctuations during marine Oxygen Isotope Stage 2: a comparative analysis of diatom and pollen evidence from Lago Grande di Monticchio, South Italy. Journal of Quaternary Science 14(2): 111-1123.

Theses: PhD

  • Allen, J.R.M. (1980). The natural feeding rate of the three spined stckleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus L.). Zoology. Aberystwyth. PhD.

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