James Schofield, BA, MSc, PhD, FSA Scot

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    • 608 Citations
    20052019
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    Research Output 2005 2019

    2019

    Pushing the Limits: Palynological Investigations at the Margin of the Greenland Ice Sheet in the Norse Western Settlement

    Schofield, J. E., Pearce, D. M., Mair, D. W. F., Rea, B. R., Lea, J. M., Kamenos, N. A., Schoenrock, K. M., Barr, I. D. & Edwards, K. J., 17 Oct 2019, In : Environmental Archaeology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    ice sheet
    farm
    charcoal
    footprint
    commodity
    2018
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)

    Biodiversity of Kelp Forests and Coralline Algae Habitats in Southwestern Greenland

    Schoenrock, K. M., Vad, J., Muth, A., Pearce, D. M., Rea, B. R., Schofield, J. E. & Kamenos, N. A., Dec 2018, In : Diversity. 10, 4, 117.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    algae
    Kelp
    Greenland
    kelp forest
    coralline alga
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    3 Downloads (Pure)

    Industrial-era lead and mercury contamination in southern Greenland implicates North American sources

    Pérez-Rodríguez, M., Silva-Sánchez, N., Kylander, M. E., Bindler, R., Mighall, T. M., Schofield, J. E., Edwards, K. J. & Martínez Cortizas, A., 1 Feb 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 613-614, p. 919-930 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Mercury
    Pollution
    Contamination
    geogenic source
    Lead
    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Influences of salinity on the physiology and distribution of the arctic coralline algae, Lithothamnion glaciale (Corallinales, Rhodophyta)

    Schoenrock, K. M., Bacquet, M., Pearce, D., Rea, B. R., Schofield, J. E., Lea, J., Mair, D. & Kamenos, N., Oct 2018, In : Journal of Phycology. 54, 5, p. 690-702 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    coralline alga
    calcification
    physiology
    mesocosm
    salinity
    3 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    The glacial geomorphology of upper Godthåbsfjord (Nuup Kangerlua) in southwest Greenland

    Pearce, D. M., Mair, D. W. F., Rea, B. R., Lea, J. M., Schofield, J. E., Kamenos, N. & Schoenrock, K., 2018, In : Journal of Maps. 14, 2, p. 45-55 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    geomorphology
    ice sheet
    landform
    glacier dynamics
    ice-dammed lake
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)

    Thule Inuit environmental impacts on Kangeq, southwest Greenland

    Panagiotakopulu, E., Schofield, J. E., Vickers, K., Edwards, K. J. & Buckland, P. C., 14 Sep 2018, In : Quaternary International.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    midden
    environmental impact
    pollen
    charcoal
    anthropogenic effect
    2017
    Mesolithic
    harbor
    peat
    human activity
    evidence
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
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    landscape management
    Greenland
    ordination
    pollen
    depositional environment
    9 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)
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    palynology
    reindeer
    fungal spores
    Sweden
    herding
    2016

    Les premiers agricultueurs et leur impact sur la végétation

    Translated title of the contribution: The first farmers and their impact on vegetationEdwards, K. J., Gauthier, É. & Schofield, J. E., 2016, Le Groenland: Climat, écologie, société. Paris: CNRS Éditions, p. 192-197 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Norse landscape impacts: Northern Isles versus the North Atlantic islands

    Edwards, K. J. & Schofield, J. E., 2016, Shetland and the Viking World: Papers from the Proceedings of the Seventeenth Viking Congress, Lerwick. Turner, V. E., Owen, O. A. & Waugh, D. J. (eds.). Shetland Heritage Publications, p. 91-96 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Peat and people in Greenland

    Schofield, J. E. & Edwards, K. J., 2016, Shetland and the Viking World: Papers from the Proceedings of the Seventeenth Viking Congress, Lerwick . Turner, V. E., Owen, O. A. & Waugh, D. J. (eds.). Lerwick: Shetland Heritage Publications, p. 192-197 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    3 Citations (Scopus)
    6 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
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    nineteenth century
    informal settlement
    archaeology
    community
    interdisciplinary research
    2 Citations (Scopus)
    3 Downloads (Pure)
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    Alnus viridis subsp. crispa
    Alnus
    Greenland
    Pollen
    Arctic region
    2015
    11 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Climate changes, lead pollution and soil erosion in south Greenland over the past 700 years

    Silva-Sánchez, N., Schofield, J. E., Mighall, T. M., Martínez Cortizas, A., Edwards, K. J. & Foster, I., Sep 2015, In : Quaternary Research. 84, 2, p. 159-173 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    soil erosion
    peat
    pollution
    climate change
    bromine
    7 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Europeanization of sub-arctic environments: perspectives from Norse Greenland's outer fjords

    Golding, K. A., Simpson, I. A., Wilson, C. A., Lowe, E. C., Schofield, J. E. & Edwards, K. J., Feb 2015, In : Human Ecology. 43, 1, p. 61-77 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Greenland
    arctic environment
    Estuaries
    Europeanization
    Arctic
    10 Citations (Scopus)

    First evidence of cryptotephra in palaeoenvironmental records associated with Norse occupation sites in Greenland

    Blockley, S. P. E., Edwards, K. J., Schofield, J. E., Pyne-O'Donnell, S. D. F., Jensen, B. J. L., Matthews, I. P., Cook, G. T., Wallace, K. L. & Froese, D., Apr 2015, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 27, p. 145-157 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    tephra
    occupation
    chronology
    Medieval Warm Period
    climate forcing
    25 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Moving forwards? Palynology and the human dimension

    Edwards, K. J., Fyfe, R. M., Hunt, C. O. & Schofield, J. E., Apr 2015, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 56, p. 117-132 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    behavior pattern
    science
    archaeology
    occupation
    land use
    10 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Taphonomy or signal sensitivity in palaeoecological investigations of Norse landnám in Vatnahverfi, southern Greenland?

    Ledger, P. M., Edwards, K. J. & Schofield, J. E., Jan 2015, In : Boreas. 44, 1, p. 197-215 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    taphonomy
    Greenland
    pollen
    mire
    vegetation history
    9 Citations (Scopus)

    The geography of the past: a North Atlantic saga

    Edwards, K. J. & Schofield, J. E., 2015, In : The Geographer. Spring, p. 6-7 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2014
    13 Citations (Scopus)
    10 Downloads (Pure)
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    pollen
    scrub
    woodland
    productivity
    cultural landscape
    19 Citations (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Terminus-driven retreat of a major southwest Greenland tidewater glacier during the early 19th century: insights from glacier reconstructions and numerical modelling

    Lea, J. M., Mair, D. W. F., Nick, F. M., Rea, B. R., Weidick, A., Kjaer, K. H., Morlighem, M., van As, D. & Schofield, J. E., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Glaciology. 60, 220, p. 333-344 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    tidewater glacier
    Little Ice Age
    glacier
    crevasse
    climate forcing
    reconstruction
    land use
    farm
    animal
    Pollen
    2013
    15 Citations (Scopus)
    Greenland
    pollen
    productivity
    vegetation
    pollen flow

    Investigation of proposed irrigation channels and dams at Garðar/Igaliku, Greenland

    Edwards, K. J. & Schofield, J. E., Apr 2013, In : Water History. 5, 1, p. 71-92 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    dam
    irrigation
    mud
    lake
    radiocarbon dating

    Palaeoenvironmental investigations of mire deposits from Unst

    Edwards, K. J., Schofield, J. E. & Swindles, G. T., 2013, Viking Unst: Excavation and Survey in Northern Shetland 2006-2010. Turner, V. E., Bond, J. M. & Larsen, A-C. (eds.). Lerwick: Shetland Heritage Publications, p. 75-90 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    16 Citations (Scopus)

    Palynology supports 'Old Norse' introductions to the flora of Greenland

    Schofield, J. E., Edwards, K. J., Erlendsson, E. & Ledger, P. M., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Biogeography. 40, 6, p. 1119-1130 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    palynology
    Greenland
    flora
    pollen
    colonization
    18 Citations (Scopus)
    3 Downloads (Pure)

    Re-deposited cryptotephra layers in Holocene peats linked to anthropogenic activity

    Swindles, G. T., Galloway, J., Outram, Z., Turner, K., Schofield, J. E., Newton, A. J., Dugmore, A. J., Church, M. J., Watson, E. J., Batt, C., Bond, J., Edwards, K. J., Turner, V. & Bashford, D., Oct 2013, In : The Holocene. 23, 10, p. 1493-1501 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    14 Citations (Scopus)
    4 Downloads (Pure)

    Shieling activity in the Norse Eastern Settlement: palaeoenvironment of the 'Mountain Farm', Vatnahverfi, Greenland

    Ledger, P. M., Edwards, K. J. & Schofield, J. E., Jun 2013, In : The Holocene. 23, 6, p. 810-822 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    paleoenvironment
    farm
    population pressure
    mountain
    hay

    Toftanes. A Viking Age Farmstead in the Faroe Islands

    Bending, J. (ed.), Buckland, P. C. (ed.), Christensen, K. (ed.), Edwards, K. J. (ed.), Hunter, F. (ed.), Jouttijarvi, A. (ed.), Schofield, J. E. (ed.), Hansen, S. S. (ed.) & Vickers, K. (ed.), Dec 2013, In : Acta Archaeologica. 84, 1, p. 5-239 235 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

    6 Citations (Scopus)
    occupation
    chronology
    bone
    animal
    midden
    2012

    Bogged down in history

    Meharg, A., Edwards, K. J. & Schofield, J. E., 1 Jan 2012, In : Planet Earth. Summer, p. 24-25 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    tin
    history
    Bronze Age
    Medieval
    bog
    20 Citations (Scopus)

    First comprehensive peat depositional records for tin, lead and copper associated with the antiquity of Europe's largest cassiterite deposits

    Meharg, A. A., Edwards, K. J., Schofield, J. E., Raab, A., Feldmann, J., Moran, A., Bryant, C. L., Thornton, B. & Dawson, J. J. C., Mar 2012, In : Journal of Archaeological Science. 39, 3, p. 717-727 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Western world
    technical development
    speculation
    antiquity
    colonization
    8 Citations (Scopus)

    Long-term development of a cultural landscape: the origins and dynamics of lowland heathland in southern England

    Groves, J. A., Waller, M. P., Grant, M. J. & Schofield, J. E., Nov 2012, In : Vegetation History and Archaeobotany. 21, 6, p. 453-470 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    heathland
    cultural landscape
    heathlands
    England
    lowlands
    2011
    36 Citations (Scopus)
    Greenland
    Betula
    woodlands
    woodland
    pollen
    2010
    27 Citations (Scopus)

    An integrated geochemical and palynological study of human impacts, soil erosion and storminess from southern Greenland since c. AD 1000

    Schofield, J. E., Edwards, K. J., Mighall, T. M., Martinez Cortizas, A., Rodriguez-Racedo, J. & Cook, G., 1 Sep 2010, In : Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology. 295, 1-2, p. 19-30 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2009

    Footprints on the edge of Thule: landscapes of Norse-indigenous interaction: A major new research programme

    Edwards, K. J., Dugmore, A. J., Panagiotakopulu, E., Simpson, I. A., Schofield, J. E., Golding, K. A. & Casely, A. F., 2009, In : Journal of Northern Studies. 2, 2, p. 117-122 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Geoarchaeological investigations at Sandhavn, south Greenland

    Golding, K. A., Simpson, I. A., Schofield, J. E. & McMullen, J. A., Jun 2009, In : Antiquity. 83, 320

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    occupation
    interaction research
    interaction
    exploitation
    river
    47 Citations (Scopus)

    Palaeoecological and historical evidence for manuring and irrigation at Garðar (Igaliku), Norse Eastern Settlement, Greenland

    Buckland, P. C., Edwards, K. J., Panagiotakopulu, E. & Schofield, J. E., 1 Jan 2009, In : The Holocene. 19, 1, p. 105-116 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Palynology 'On The Edge' and the Archaeological Vindication of a Mesolithic Presence? The case of Shetland

    Edwards, K. J., Schofield, J. E., Whittington, G. & Melton, N. D., 1 Jun 2009, From Bann Flakes to Bushmills: papers in honour of Professor Peter Woodman. Finlay, N., McCartan, S., Milner, N. & Wickham-Jones, C. (eds.). Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxbow Books, p. 113-123 11 p. (Prehistoric Society Research Papers; no. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2008
    34 Citations (Scopus)

    Land management at the bishop's seat, Garðar, medieval Greenland

    Buckland, P., Edwards, K. J., Panagiotakopulu, E. & Schofield, J. E., Mar 2008, In : Antiquity. 82, 315

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Iceland
    farmer
    fifteenth century
    management
    erosion
    2007
    16 Citations (Scopus)
    49 Citations (Scopus)

    The chrono- and biostratigraphy of the natural pits on Dungeness foreland: implications for foreland evolution and vegetation history

    Waller, M. P., Schofield, J. E. & Long, A. J., Sep 2007, Dungeness and Romney Marsh: barrier dynamics and marshland evolution. Long, A. J., Waller, M. P. & Plater, A. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 155-188 34 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The Dungeness Foreland project: absolute dating radiocarbon results

    Meadows, J., Bayliss, A., Waller, M. P., Schofield, J. E., Bronk Ramsey, C. & van der Plicht, J., 2007, Dungeness and Romney Marsh: barrier dynamics and marshland evolution. Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 226-231 6 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    16 Citations (Scopus)

    The Rye area: the timing of inundation and post-breach coastal evolution

    Long, A. J., Waller, M. P., Stupples, P. & Schofield, J. E., Sep 2007, Dungeness and Romney Marsh: barrier dynamics and marshland evolution. Long, A. J., Waller, M. P. & Plater, A. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 74-107 34 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    16 Citations (Scopus)

    The Rye area: pre-inundation landscape and vegetation history

    Waller, M. P. & Schofield, J. E., Sep 2007, Dungeness and Romney Marsh: barrier dynamics and marshland evolution. Long, A. J., Waller, M. P. & Plater, A. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 10-73 64 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The Rye area project: absolute dating radiocarbon results

    Hamilton, W. D., Schofield, J. E., Waller, M. P., Bronk Ramsey, C. & van der Plicht, J., 20 Sep 2007, Dungeness and Romney Marsh: barrier dynamics and marshland evolution. Long, A. J., Waller, M. P. & Plater, A. J. (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books, p. 215-225 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter