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Central African lowland forest resilience to fire disturbance and climate change : answers from the past

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Tropical rainforests have been and will remain subjected to various natural and human pressures, which have already led to rainforest degradation and disappearance. This thesis aims to improve our current knowledge of the likely future trajectory of the persistence of the tropical African rainforest under climate change and fire impact through reconstruction of past vegetation and burning dynamics using palaeoecological records from sedimentary sequences.

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Carolina Tovar-Ingar More by this author

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Department:
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
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Supervisor
Department:
Millenium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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