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The role of fire and elephants in shaping a Central African forest-savanna mosaic

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This thesis aimed to investigate the ecology of a forest-savanna transition in Central Africa, with a specific focus on how it was affected by fire and elephants. It had three objectives, each of which was addressed through a research article. The data presented in these articles were collected at forty forest-savanna transition sites in the forest-savanna mosaic of Lopé National Park, Gabon.

The objective of the first article, entitled "Grass species flammability, not bioma...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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SOGE
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Oppenheimer Fund
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Cardoso, A
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Commonwealth Scholarship
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Cardoso, A
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Hertford College Mortimer May Scholarship
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2019-01-14

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