Human Ancestors Dispersal: the role of Climate
How much did climate impact hominoid dispersions along Neogene times
Type of project
HADoC is a Projet de Recherche Collaboratif of the Agence Nationale pour la Recherche (2017-2021).
HADoC aims to compare the climatic niche of Eurasian and African hominoids and their real distribution at key moment of their histories: at the time of their great transcontinental dispersions.
The work has just begun.
HADoC is coordinated at the LSCE where climatic simulations are processed. Beside climate modellers, the consortium includes paleontologists from PALEVOPRIM and the CEREGE and a specialist of niche modelling in ancient contexts from PACEA. Among them two post-docs have yet been recruited, Camille Contoux (LSCE) and Corentin Gibert (PALEVOPRIM), and a third one is planned.
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