Laurent Marquer, PhD


Contact: Laurent.Marquer(at)


1. Field of activity

  • Supervision and analysis of pollen traps in Tyrol

  • Preparation of forecasts

  • Experience in numerous ecological fields (e.g. models for vegetation ecology)


2. Short curriculum vitae

  • 2020 - today: Senior Scientist at the University of Innsbruck (Austria)

  • 2016 - present: Post doc and visiting scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry (Mainz, Germany) and at the French National Research Center (Toulouse, France)

  • 2010 - 2016: Various positions as research assistant and post doc in Spain (Zaragoza) and Sweden (Alnarp, Lund, Kalmar)

  • 2010: Master degree in Pedagogy and Teaching (University of Zaragoza, Spain)

  • 2009: PhD in Paleoecology (Natural History Museum Paris, France)


3. Selected publications

  • Niu H, Sun Y, Wang J, et al. Drivers of land cover and plant compositional changes in Northeast China since the mid-Holocene: Climate versus human activities. J Archaeol Sci. 2024;163. doi:10.1016/j.jas.2024.105938
  • Antoine E, Marquer L, Muigg B, et al. Legacy of last millennium timber use on plant cover in Central Europe: Insights from tree rings and pollen. Sci Total Environ. 2024;922:171157. doi:10.1016/J.SCITOTENV.2024.171157
  • Marquer L, Seim A, Kuosmanen N, Reitalu T, Solomina O, Tallavaara M. Editorial: Past interactions between climate, land use, and vegetation. Front Ecol Evol. 2023;10. doi:10.3389/FEVO.2022.1116756/FULL
  • Wu J, Ren W he, Cui Q yu, et al. Mid-Holocene pine forest expansion caused by the weakening of the East Asian winter monsoon and linked to climate change in the North Atlantic region. Quat Sci Rev. 2023;320:108349. doi:10.1016/J.QUASCIREV.2023.108349
  • Serge MA, Mazier F, Fyfe R, et al. Testing the Effect of Relative Pollen Productivity on the REVEALS Model: A Validated Reconstruction of Europe-Wide Holocene Vegetation. Land. 2023;12(5):986. doi:10.3390/LAND12050986/S1