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Mire development and environmental change, Barrington Tops, New South Wales, Australia

Auteur :
DODSON, J. R.

Description :
Sediments began accumulating in nine mires on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, before 11,000 yr B.P., and peat become common in the region by 8600 yr B.P. Conditions in the early Holocene were warmer and moister than at present, but cooler and drier environments developed about 3000 yr B.P. In the last 500 yr a slight warming and either increased precipitation or cloudiness has become evident.


Type de document :
Article de périodique

Source :
Quaternary research, 1987, vol. 27, n°. 1, p. 73-81, Références bibliographiques : 11 réf.

Date :
1987

Langue :
Anglais
Droits :
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