Dr. Riker Yll

Dr. Riker Yll

Dr. Riker Yll
IPHES
Catalan Institute of Human Palaeoecology and Social Evolution
Plaça Imperial Tarraco, 1
E-43005 Tarragona
Catalonia, Spain

Palaeobiologist (palynologist), Archaeologist
Ph. D. in Biology
UNESCO codes :
241603 - 241710 - 250105
550405 - 550501

Phone: + 34 977 55 86 49   +34 687 93 80 65
E-mail: riker@prehistoria.urv.cat

Dr. Riker Yll - Areas of interest

Quaternary palaeoecology and paleoclimatology

Palaeoecology and palaeoclimatology of the Balearic Islands and the Spanish Levant
Palaeoecology and palaeoclimatology of the SW of Spain (Guadalquivir Delta and Doñana National Park)
Palaeoecology, palaeoclimatology and Landscape evolution of the arid and semi-arid Mediterranean regions
Palaeontology (Holocene animal and vegetal extinction in Mediterranean islands)
Global Climatic Change from a Palaeoclimatic perspective
Anthropic action and Climate Change

Quaternary archaeology

Middle Palaeolithic archaeology (mousterian assemblages and Neanderthal occupations)
Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic archaeology (the last hunter-gathered populations in Mediterranean Spain)
Prehistoric archaeology and Landscape evolution
Lithic assemblages in the European prehistory
Extreme climatic adaptations of Holocene fueginian populations (Tierra del Fuego, Argentina)
Bioarchaeology (Archaeological remains and Climatic Change of Holocene Iberian populations)

Actual Research Projects

Techno-cultural and landscape changes in the Pleistocene-Holocene transition in the Mediterranean zones of Iberian Peninsula. (Dr. Francesc Burjachs, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)

Evolución geomorfológica de ambientes costeros como respuesta a cambios climáticos y del nivel del mar durante el Cuaternario en diferentes latitudes (Golfo de Cádiz, Archipiélagos de Canarias y Cabo Verde). (Dra. Caridad Zazo Cardeña, Departamento de Geología, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, C.S.I.C. Madrid.)

Relevant publications

L. Schulte1, J. C. Peña, F. Carvalho, T. Schmidt, R. Julià, J. Llorca, and H. Veit, 2015.

A 2600-year history of floods in the Bernese Alps, Switzerland: frequencies, mechanisms and climate forcing

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 3047-3072, 2015


J. C. Peña1, L. Schulte, A. Badoux, M. Barriendos, and A. Barrera-Escoda, 2015.

Influence of solar forcing, climate variability and modes of low-frequency atmospheric variability on summer floods in Switzerland

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 3807-3827, 2015


L. Schulte, J.C. Peña, R. Julià, F. Carvalho, J. Llorca, J. Losada, F. Burjachs, T. Schmidt, P. Rubio, H. Veit, 2014.

CLIMATE FORCING OF PALEOFLOODS IN THE SWISS ALPS

Avances de la Geomorfología en España 2012-2014. Editores: Susanne Schnabel y Álvaro Gómez Gutiérrez. XIII Reunión Nacional de Geomorfología, Cáceres, 2014. pp. 143-146

Universitat de BarcelonaICREA - Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis AvançatsUniversität BernServei Meteorològic de CatalunyaGobierno de España - Ministerio de Educación y CienciaAlexander von Humboldt Foundation