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Trends in biomass burning in the Carpathian region over the last 15,000 years

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Fire is recognized as a critical process with significant impacts on biota and the atmosphere. In this study, 11 micro- and macrocharcoal sedimentary records extracted from peat bogs and lakes at different elevations in the Carpathian region (in Hungary and Romania) were used to explore the patterns and the potential underlying mechanisms in biomass burning in this region during the last 15,000 years. Results from micro-charcoal and macro-charcoal data show similar trends in biomass burning a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Quaternary Science Reviews Journal website
Volume:
45
Pages:
111-125
Publication date:
2012-06-01
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ISSN:
0277-3791
Source identifiers:
335265
Language:
English
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uuid:f1c6d49d-a053-4375-b99a-f9a8664dd2b4
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pubs:335265
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2013-11-16

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