Environmental / landscape assessment
Woodland/peatland conservation & management
Archaeology / Industrial Archaeology
BA Hons Geography (Hull) 1987
PhD Palaeoecology (Keele) 1992
PGCE (MMU) 1999
External Examiner Myerscough College (UCLAN) - MSc in Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 2013 - 2017
External Examiner Reaseheath College - Foundation Science
Quaternary Palaeoecology, including environmental reconstruction and wetland archaeology. Forest history (palynology, dendrochronology, historical sources). Dendrochronology, dendroecology, dendrochemistry: environmental reconstructions using tree growth variability. Environmental Archaeology. Industrial Heritage / Industrial Archaeology
A. Hacket-Pain, J. Lageard, P. Thomas Drought and reproductive effort interact to control growth of a temperate broadleaved tree species (Fagus sylvatica). Tree Physiology. 37(6), pp.744-754.
D. Ascoli, J. Maringer, A. Hacket-Pain, M. Conedera, I. Drobyshev, et al. (2017). Two centuries of masting data for European beech and Norway spruce across the European continent. Ecology. 98(5), pp.1473-1473.
JGA. Lageard, PA. Thomas, J. Cheng (2017). Animating tree colonization and growth. Dendrochronologia. 42, pp.13-20.
AJ. Hacket-Pain, AD. Friend, JGA. Lageard, PA. Thomas (2015). The influence of masting phenomenon on growth-climate relationships in trees: Explaining the influence of previous summers' climate on ring width. Tree Physiology. 35(3), pp.319-330.
JGA. Lageard, IB. Drew (2015). Evaporating legacies: Industrial heritage and salt in Cheshire, UK. Industrial Archaeology Review. 37(1), pp.48-61.
JGA. Lageard, PA. Ryan (2013). Microscopic fungi as subfossil woodland indicators. The Holocene. 23(7), pp.990-1001.
JJ. Blackford, W. Fletcher, PA. Ryan, J. Carson, A. Hogg, et al. (2012). 036 Climate change, fire history and disturbance of upland forest in the UK : testing multiple hypotheses using NPPs and multi-proxy palaeoecology. 日本花粉学会会誌. 58(0),
IJ. Fairchild, NJ. Loader, PM. Wynn, S. Frisia, PA. Thomas, et al. (2009). Sulfur Fixation in Wood Mapped by Synchrotron X-ray Studies: Implications for Environmental Archives. Environmental Science & Technology. 43(5), pp.1310-1315.
JGA. Lageard, JA. Howell, JJ. Rothwell, IB. Drew (2008). The utility of Pinus sylvestris L. in dendrochemical investigations: pollution impact of lead mining and smelting in Darley Dale, Derbyshire, UK. Environ Pollut. 153(2), pp.284-294.
JGA. Lageard, IB. Drew (2008). Hydrogeomorphic control on tree growth responses in the Elton area of the Cheshire Saltfield, UK. Geomorphology. 95(3-4), pp.158-171.
JR. Packham, PA. Thomas, JGA. Lageard, GM. Hilton (2008). The english beech masting survey 1980–2007: Variation in the fruiting of the common beech (fagus sylvatica l.) and its effects on woodland ecosystems. Arboricultural Journal. 31(3), pp.189-214.
JGA. Lageard, DB. Wilson, N. Cresswell, LE. Cawley, HE. Jones, et al. (2005). Wood growth response of Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull to elevated N deposition and drought. Dendrochronologia. 23(2), pp.75-81.
TM. Mighall, JGA. Lageard, FM. Chambers, MH. Field, P. Mahi (2004). Mineral deficiency and the presence of Pinus sylvestris on mires during the mid- to late Holocene: palaeoecological data from Cadogan's Bog, Mizen Peninsula, Co. Cork, southwest Ireland. HOLOCENE. 14(1), pp.95-109.
JGA. Lageard, FM. Chambers, PA. Thomas (1999). Climatic significance of the marginalization of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) c. 2508 BC at White Moss, south Cheshire, UK. HOLOCENE. 9(3), pp.321-331.
FM. Chambers, JGA. Lageard, G. Boswijk, PA. Thomas, KJ. Edwards, et al. (1997). Dating prehistoric bog-fires in northern England to calendar years by long-distance cross-matching of pine chronologies. JOURNAL OF QUATERNARY SCIENCE. 12(3), pp.253-256.
JGA. LAGEARD, FM. CHAMBERS, PA. THOMAS (1995). RECORDING AND RECONSTRUCTION OF WOOD MACROFOSSILS IN 3-DIMENSIONS. JOURNAL OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE. 22(4), pp.561-567.
JGA. Lageard (2015). Dendrochronology. In A.S. Gilbert (Ed) Encyclopedia of Geoarchaeology. In: Encyclopedia of Geoarchaeology.. Springer,
JGA. Lageard, PA. Thomas, FM. Chambers (2000). Using fire scars and growth release in subfossil Scots pine to reconstruct prehistoric fires. In: PALAEOGEOGRAPHY PALAEOCLIMATOLOGY PALAEOECOLOGY. UNIV SHEFFIELD, SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND, 4/1997. pp.87-99.
Expert reviewer for a number of international journals
Cole Mere Project 2014-15: Part of the Meres & Mosses Landscape Partnership Scheme, coordinated by the Shropshire Wildlife Trust. HLF funded.
Accessing Manchesters Mosslands 2016-17: Project part-funded by the Manchester Geographical Society and Manchester Metropolitan University. Includes aging prehistoric bog oak woodland at Little Woolden Moss. Chat Moss Bog Oak Festival 4-9 June 2017. Project partner - Lancashire Wildlife Trust.
Martin Mere's Ancient Woodland: dating bog oak trees from the Wetland and Wildfowl Trust reserve and current environmental information project.
EGS Placements have been chosen as finalists in the National Council for Work Experience annual awards 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 (J Lageard Placement Coordinator 2006 - 2017)
Quaternary Research Association