Research Fellow in Ecology, Flinders University
Dr Frédérik Saltré joined Flinders University in the College of Science and Engineering in July 2017 as Research Fellow in Palaeo-ecological Modelling and he is the Coordinator of the Global Ecology Laboratory working with Professor Corey Bradshaw. He is also Associate Investigator in the new ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage.
He completed his PhD in Biology Geosciences Agro-resources and Environment at the Center for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology (CEFE) and the University Montpellier 2, France in December 2010 under the Supervision of Dr. Isabelle Chuine (CNRS) and Dr. Cédric Gaucherel (INRA). In 2011, He held a joint one year appointment with the Centre for Bio-Archaeology and Ecology and the School of Advanced Studies (EPHE) as Lecturer at Montpellier (France), and was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Oregon State University (USA) until 20113. From 2013 to 2017, he was an ARC Research Associate at the University of Adelaide. Previously,
He is an ecologist interested in how ecosystems change through space and time. He combines modelling approaches with fossil data and genetic knowledge to inform how human pressure and climate changes modified ecosystem functioning such as distributions and interactions of plants, animals, humans, and environments, from a deep-time perspective. He writes about ecology and climate change over time from the Late Pleistocene (~126,000 years ago) to the present day, and how our understanding of the past can help prepare us for the future.
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