Dr Dunia H. Urrego
Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

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Key publications



Maezumi Y, Robinson ME, de Souza J, Urrego DH, Shaan D, Iriarte J, Alves D (2018). New Insights from Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in Amazonian Dark Earth Forests. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6(111). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Sánchez Goñi MF, Desprat S, Fletcher WJ, Morales-Molino C, Naughton F, Oliveira D, Urrego DH, Zorzi C (2018). Pollen from the deep-sea: a breakthrough in the mystery of the ice ages. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Schiferl JD, Bush MB, Silman MR, Urrego DH (2018). Vegetation responses to late Holocene climate changes in an Andean forest. Quaternary Research, 89(1), 60-74. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lema-Velez LF, Hermelin D, Fontecha MM, Urrego DH (2017). Climate change communication in Colombia. Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Full text. DOI.
Valencia BG, Matthews-Bird F, Urrego DH, Williams JJ, Gosling WD, Bush M (2016). Andean microrefugia: testing the Holocene to predict the Anthropocene. New Phytologist, 212(2), 510-522. Full text. DOI.
Urrego DH, Hooghiemstra H, Rama-Corredo O, Martrat B, Grimalt JO, Thompson L, Bush MB, Gonzalez-Carranza Z, Hanselman J, Valencia B, et al (2016). Millennial-scale vegetation changes in the tropical andes using ecological grouping and ordination methods. Climate of the Past Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

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Journal articles

Maezumi Y, Robinson ME, de Souza J, Urrego DH, Shaan D, Iriarte J, Alves D (2018). New Insights from Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in Amazonian Dark Earth Forests. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6(111). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Maezumi SY, Alves D, Robinson M, de Souza JG, Levis C, Barnett RL, Almeida de Oliveira E, Urrego D, Schaan D, Iriarte J, et al (2018). The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon. Nat Plants, 4(8), 540-547. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Schiferl JD, Bush MB, Silman MR, Urrego DH (2018). Vegetation responses to late Holocene climate changes in an Andean forest. Quaternary Research, 89(1), 60-74. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Lema-Velez LF, Hermelin D, Fontecha MM, Urrego DH (2017). Climate change communication in Colombia. Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Full text. DOI.
Sanchez Goñi MF, Desprat S, Daniau AL, Bassinot FC, Polanco-Martínez JM, Harrison SP, Allen JRM, Scott Anderson R, Behling H, Bonnefille R, et al (2017). The ACER pollen and charcoal database: a global resource to document vegetation and fire response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period. Earth System Science Data, 9(2), 679-695. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Puech E, Urrego DH, Sánchez Goñi MF, Backwell L, d’Erricoc F (2017). Vegetation and environmental changes at the Middle Stone Age site of Wonderkrater, Limpopo, South Africa. Quaternary Research, 88(2), 313-326. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Valencia BG, Matthews-Bird F, Urrego DH, Williams JJ, Gosling WD, Bush M (2016). Andean microrefugia: testing the Holocene to predict the Anthropocene. New Phytologist, 212(2), 510-522. Full text. DOI.
Urrego DH, Hooghiemstra H, Rama-Corredo O, Martrat B, Grimalt JO, Thompson L, Bush MB, Gonzalez-Carranza Z, Hanselman J, Valencia B, et al (2016). Millennial-scale vegetation changes in the tropical andes using ecological grouping and ordination methods. Climate of the Past Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Bush MB, Alfonso-Reynolds AM, Urrego DH, Valencia BG, Correa-Metrio YA, Zimmermann M, Silman MR (2015). Fire and climate: contrasting pressures on tropical Andean timberline species. Journal of Biogeography, 42(5), 938-950. Full text. DOI.
Seilles B, Sanchez Goni MF, Ledru MP, Urrego DH, Martinez P, Hanquiez V, Schneider R (2015). Holocene land-sea climatic links on the equatorial Pacific coast (Bay of Guayaquil, Ecuador). The Holocene: a major interdisciplinary journal focusing on recent environmental change Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Urrego DH, Sanchez Goni MF, Daniau AL, Lechevrel S, Vanquiez V (2015). Increased aridity in southwestern Africa during the warmest periods of the last interglacial. Climate of the Past, 11, 1417-1431. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Mander L, Baker SJ, Belcher CM, Haselhorst DS, Rodriguez J, Thorn JL, Tiwari S, Urrego DH, Wesseln CJ, Punyasena SW, et al (2014). Accuracy and consistency of grass pollen identification by human analysts using electron micrographs of surface ornamentation. Appl Plant Sci, 2(8). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Woillez M-N, Levavasseur G, Daniau A-L, Kageyama M, Urrego DH, Sánchez-Goñi M-F, Hanquiez V (2014). Impact of precession on the climate, vegetation and fire activity in southern Africa during MIS4. Climate of the Past, 10(3), 1165-1182. Full text. DOI.
McLauchlan KK, Higuera PE, Gavin DG, Perakis SS, Mack MC, Alexander H, Battles J, Biondi F, Buma B, Colombaroli D, et al (2014). Reconstructing Disturbances and Their Biogeochemical Consequences over Multiple Timescales. BioScience, 64(2), 105-116. DOI.
Urrego DH, Bush MB, Silman MR, Niccum BA, De La Rosa P, Mcmichael CH, Hagen S, Palace M (2013). Holocene fires, forest stability and human occupation in south-western Amazonia. Journal of Biogeography, 40(3), 521-533. Abstract. DOI.
Daniau AL, Sánchez Goñi MF, Martinez P, Urrego DH, Bout-Roumazeilles V, Desprat S, Marlon JR (2013). Orbital-scale climate forcing of grassland burning in southern Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 110(13), 5069-5073. Full text. DOI.
Toth LT, Aronson RB, Vollmer SV, Hobbs JW, Urrego DH, Cheng H, Enochs IC, Combosch DJ, Van Woesik R, Macintyre IG, et al (2012). ENSO drove 2500-year collapse of Eastern Pacific coral reefs. Science, 336(6090), 81-84. Abstract. DOI.
Urrego DH, Niccum BA, La Drew CF, Silman MR, Bush MB (2011). Fire and drought as drivers of early Holocene tree line changes in the Peruvian Andes. Journal of Quaternary Science, 26(1), 28-36. Abstract. DOI.
Urrego DH, Silman MR, Correa-Metrio A, Bush MB (2011). Pollen-vegetation relationships along steep climatic gradients in western Amazonia. Journal of Vegetation Science, 22(5), 795-806. Abstract. DOI.
Urrego DH, Bush MB, Silman MR (2010). A long history of cloud and forest migration from Lake Consuelo, Peru. Quaternary Research, 73(2), 364-373. Abstract. DOI.
Valencia BG, Urrego DH, Silman MR, Bush MB (2010). From ice age to modern: a record of landscape change in an Andean cloud forest. Journal of Biogeography, 37(9), 1637-1647. Abstract. DOI.
Zimmermann M, Meir P, Silman MR, Fedders A, Gibbon A, Malhi Y, Urrego DH, Bush MB, Feeley KJ, Garcia KC, et al (2010). No differences in soil carbon stocks across the tree line in the Peruvian Andes. Ecosystems, 13(1), 62-74. Abstract. DOI.
Power MJ, Turney CSM, and others (2008). Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data. Climate Dynamics, 30(7-8), 887-907. Abstract.   Publisher URL. DOI.
Urrego LE, Molina LA, Urrego DH, Ramírez LF (2006). Holocene space-time succession of the Middle Atrato wetlands, Chocó biogeographic region, Colombia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 234(1), 45-61. Abstract. DOI.
Gosling WD, Urrego DH (2006). La Cordillera Central Colombiana transecto Parque Los Nevados. ECOANDES Volume 5. Studies on tropical Andean ecosystems. T. van der Hammen and Alice G. Santos (eds). Publisher Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin, 2003 (545 pp. 3 maps, 1 CD‐Rom). ISBN: 3 443 65004 X. Journal of Quaternary Science, 21, 107-108.  Publisher URL. DOI.
Silman MR, Araujo-Murakami A, Urrego DH, Bush MB, Pariamo H (2005). Estructura de las comunidades de árboles en el límite sur de la Amazonía occidental: Manu y Madidi. Ecología en Bolivia, 40, 443-452.
Urrego DH, Silman MR, Bush MB (2005). The Last Glacial Maximum: Stability and change in a western Amazonian cloud forest. Journal of Quaternary Science, 20(7-8), 693-701. Abstract. DOI.
Bush MB, Silman MR, Urrego DH (2004). 48,000 Years of Climate and Forest Change in a Biodiversity Hot Spot. Science, 303(5659), 827-829. Abstract. DOI.

Publications by year



2018

Maezumi Y, Robinson ME, de Souza J, Urrego DH, Shaan D, Iriarte J, Alves D (2018). New Insights from Pre-Columbian Land Use and Fire Management in Amazonian Dark Earth Forests. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 6(111). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Sánchez Goñi MF, Desprat S, Fletcher WJ, Morales-Molino C, Naughton F, Oliveira D, Urrego DH, Zorzi C (2018). Pollen from the deep-sea: a breakthrough in the mystery of the ice ages. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9 Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Maezumi SY, Alves D, Robinson M, de Souza JG, Levis C, Barnett RL, Almeida de Oliveira E, Urrego D, Schaan D, Iriarte J, et al (2018). The legacy of 4,500 years of polyculture agroforestry in the eastern Amazon. Nat Plants, 4(8), 540-547. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Schiferl JD, Bush MB, Silman MR, Urrego DH (2018). Vegetation responses to late Holocene climate changes in an Andean forest. Quaternary Research, 89(1), 60-74. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2017

Lema-Velez LF, Hermelin D, Fontecha MM, Urrego DH (2017). Climate change communication in Colombia. Oxford Encyclopedia of Climate Change Full text. DOI.
Sanchez Goñi MF, Desprat S, Daniau AL, Bassinot FC, Polanco-Martínez JM, Harrison SP, Allen JRM, Scott Anderson R, Behling H, Bonnefille R, et al (2017). The ACER pollen and charcoal database: a global resource to document vegetation and fire response to abrupt climate changes during the last glacial period. Earth System Science Data, 9(2), 679-695. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Puech E, Urrego DH, Sánchez Goñi MF, Backwell L, d’Erricoc F (2017). Vegetation and environmental changes at the Middle Stone Age site of Wonderkrater, Limpopo, South Africa. Quaternary Research, 88(2), 313-326. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2016

Valencia BG, Matthews-Bird F, Urrego DH, Williams JJ, Gosling WD, Bush M (2016). Andean microrefugia: testing the Holocene to predict the Anthropocene. New Phytologist, 212(2), 510-522. Full text. DOI.
Urrego DH, Hooghiemstra H, Rama-Corredo O, Martrat B, Grimalt JO, Thompson L, Bush MB, Gonzalez-Carranza Z, Hanselman J, Valencia B, et al (2016). Millennial-scale vegetation changes in the tropical andes using ecological grouping and ordination methods. Climate of the Past Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Bush MB, Alfonso-Reynolds AM, Urrego DH, Valencia BG, Correa-Metrio YA, Zimmermann M, Silman MR (2015). Fire and climate: contrasting pressures on tropical Andean timberline species. Journal of Biogeography, 42(5), 938-950. Full text. DOI.
Seilles B, Sanchez Goni MF, Ledru MP, Urrego DH, Martinez P, Hanquiez V, Schneider R (2015). Holocene land-sea climatic links on the equatorial Pacific coast (Bay of Guayaquil, Ecuador). The Holocene: a major interdisciplinary journal focusing on recent environmental change Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Urrego DH, Sanchez Goni MF, Daniau AL, Lechevrel S, Vanquiez V (2015). Increased aridity in southwestern Africa during the warmest periods of the last interglacial. Climate of the Past, 11, 1417-1431. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Mander L, Baker SJ, Belcher CM, Haselhorst DS, Rodriguez J, Thorn JL, Tiwari S, Urrego DH, Wesseln CJ, Punyasena SW, et al (2014). Accuracy and consistency of grass pollen identification by human analysts using electron micrographs of surface ornamentation. Appl Plant Sci, 2(8). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Woillez M-N, Levavasseur G, Daniau A-L, Kageyama M, Urrego DH, Sánchez-Goñi M-F, Hanquiez V (2014). Impact of precession on the climate, vegetation and fire activity in southern Africa during MIS4. Climate of the Past, 10(3), 1165-1182. Full text. DOI.
McLauchlan KK, Higuera PE, Gavin DG, Perakis SS, Mack MC, Alexander H, Battles J, Biondi F, Buma B, Colombaroli D, et al (2014). Reconstructing Disturbances and Their Biogeochemical Consequences over Multiple Timescales. BioScience, 64(2), 105-116. DOI.

2013

Urrego DH, Bush MB, Silman MR, Niccum BA, De La Rosa P, Mcmichael CH, Hagen S, Palace M (2013). Holocene fires, forest stability and human occupation in south-western Amazonia. Journal of Biogeography, 40(3), 521-533. Abstract. DOI.
Daniau AL, Sánchez Goñi MF, Martinez P, Urrego DH, Bout-Roumazeilles V, Desprat S, Marlon JR (2013). Orbital-scale climate forcing of grassland burning in southern Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 110(13), 5069-5073. Full text. DOI.

2012

Toth LT, Aronson RB, Vollmer SV, Hobbs JW, Urrego DH, Cheng H, Enochs IC, Combosch DJ, Van Woesik R, Macintyre IG, et al (2012). ENSO drove 2500-year collapse of Eastern Pacific coral reefs. Science, 336(6090), 81-84. Abstract. DOI.

2011

Urrego DH, Niccum BA, La Drew CF, Silman MR, Bush MB (2011). Fire and drought as drivers of early Holocene tree line changes in the Peruvian Andes. Journal of Quaternary Science, 26(1), 28-36. Abstract. DOI.
Urrego DH, Silman MR, Correa-Metrio A, Bush MB (2011). Pollen-vegetation relationships along steep climatic gradients in western Amazonia. Journal of Vegetation Science, 22(5), 795-806. Abstract. DOI.

2010

Urrego DH, Bush MB, Silman MR (2010). A long history of cloud and forest migration from Lake Consuelo, Peru. Quaternary Research, 73(2), 364-373. Abstract. DOI.
Valencia BG, Urrego DH, Silman MR, Bush MB (2010). From ice age to modern: a record of landscape change in an Andean cloud forest. Journal of Biogeography, 37(9), 1637-1647. Abstract. DOI.
Zimmermann M, Meir P, Silman MR, Fedders A, Gibbon A, Malhi Y, Urrego DH, Bush MB, Feeley KJ, Garcia KC, et al (2010). No differences in soil carbon stocks across the tree line in the Peruvian Andes. Ecosystems, 13(1), 62-74. Abstract. DOI.

2008

Power MJ, Turney CSM, and others (2008). Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data. Climate Dynamics, 30(7-8), 887-907. Abstract.   Publisher URL. DOI.

2006

Urrego LE, Molina LA, Urrego DH, Ramírez LF (2006). Holocene space-time succession of the Middle Atrato wetlands, Chocó biogeographic region, Colombia. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 234(1), 45-61. Abstract. DOI.
Gosling WD, Urrego DH (2006). La Cordillera Central Colombiana transecto Parque Los Nevados. ECOANDES Volume 5. Studies on tropical Andean ecosystems. T. van der Hammen and Alice G. Santos (eds). Publisher Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin, 2003 (545 pp. 3 maps, 1 CD‐Rom). ISBN: 3 443 65004 X. Journal of Quaternary Science, 21, 107-108.  Publisher URL. DOI.

2005

Silman MR, Araujo-Murakami A, Urrego DH, Bush MB, Pariamo H (2005). Estructura de las comunidades de árboles en el límite sur de la Amazonía occidental: Manu y Madidi. Ecología en Bolivia, 40, 443-452.
Urrego DH, Silman MR, Bush MB (2005). The Last Glacial Maximum: Stability and change in a western Amazonian cloud forest. Journal of Quaternary Science, 20(7-8), 693-701. Abstract. DOI.

2004

Bush MB, Silman MR, Urrego DH (2004). 48,000 Years of Climate and Forest Change in a Biodiversity Hot Spot. Science, 303(5659), 827-829. Abstract. DOI.