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A new paleoecological context for the Oldowan-Acheulean in Southern Africa

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The influence of climatic and environmental change on human evolution in the Pleistocene is understood largely from extensive East African stable isotope records. These records show increasing proportions of C4 plants in the Early Pleistocene. We know far less about the expansion of C4 grasses in higher latitudes, which were also occupied by early Homo but are more marginal for C4 plants. Here we show that both C3 and C4 grasses, and prolonged wetlands remained major components of Early Pleis...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1038/s41559-018-0560-0

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Rossouw, L More by this author
Horwitz, LK More by this author
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German Academic Exchange Service More from this funder
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Quaternary Research Association More from this funder
Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council More from this funder
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Nature Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Ecology and Evolution Journal website
Volume:
2
Pages:
1080–1086
Publication date:
2018-05-21
Acceptance date:
2018-04-05
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EISSN:
2397-334X
Pubs id:
pubs:843847
URN:
uri:89ad1f72-175f-4a5e-b88c-9482832c1f02
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uuid:89ad1f72-175f-4a5e-b88c-9482832c1f02
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pubs:843847

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