H. D. Allen University of Cambridge UK
Harriet D Allen MA MSc PhD
University Senior Lecturer and Fellow of Girton College
- 2002-present Fellow,Tutor & Director of Studies, Girton College, Cambridge
- 2001-present Department of Geography, University of Cambridge
- 1986-2001 Senior Lecturer in Geography, Homerton College, Cambridge
- MA Geography, University of Cambridge (Girton College)
- MSc Geography, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada: A dendrochronological record from the Slims Valley, Yukon, Canada
- PhD University of Cambridge: Late Quaternary of the Kopais Basin, Greece: sedimentary & environmental history
Harriet Allen is a member of the Geography Department’s Environmental Systems and Processes research group.
Harriet is a physical geographer with a range of research interests which focus on
- Modelling the vegetation structure of Mediterranean ecosystems
- The response of ecosystems to environmental change
- Palaeoecological evidence for Holocene and contemporary environmental change
These areas of interest are firmly located within Mediterranean environments.
Current projects include:
- Mediterrranean wood pastures for biodiversity – making the lynx
- Modelling the landscape ecology of Mediterranean shrubland ecosystems.
- Use of airborne LiDAR to characterise vegetation communities.
- Use of multisensor ariborne data to model Mediterranean sclerophyllous vegetation communities (Crete and Portugal).
- Holocene and contemporary vegetation dynamics of Mediterranean ecosystems.